Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, the Crow’s Shadow gallery and studio will be open by appointment only starting on March 17th, 2020. We expect to resume our regular 9–5 public hours in a few weeks, follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more updates. Thank you for your support during this time & be well!

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The Crow’s Shadow Gallery will be closed for Christmas and New Year’s, and have limited gallery hours between the two holidays. Please call us to schedule your visit, 541-276-3954.

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Paint a canvas with geometric and floral patterns with guidance from local artist Ella Mae Looney. Please register in advance by calling us at 541-276-3954,

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Crow’s Shadow will host a reception with Natalie Ball on Thursday, November 21 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, with an informal artist talk beginning at 5:30 pm.

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BASKET WEAVING WORKSHOP with Joey Lavadour November 16-18, 2019 Saturday & Sunday    9AM – 4PM Monday                      9AM – 3PM During this three-day workshop participants will be led through basket weaving with Joey Lavadour. The main focus of this class will be basic twining and […]

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BEADWORK LOOMING WORKSHOP with Terri Carnes November 2, 2019 Saturday 9AM – 3PM During this six-hour workshop participants will be led through looming beadwork with Terri Carnes. The main focus of this class will be looming a beaded bracelet using size eleven seed beads. Terri will teach how to begin and end the process of […]

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Crow’s Shadow staff will be attending the Opening Ceremony of the new Nixyaawii Community School. We expect to have the gallery open at about 1:00 pm.

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Join us for pie & coffee at Crow’s Shadow following the Pendleton Round-Up! SUNDAY, September 15, 2019, from 10:00 am — 1:00 pm.

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Labor Day

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Crow’s Shadow will host a reception and artist talk for Kitai on Thursday, August 22nd from 5 pm to 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

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After a four year hiatus, Crow’s Shadow is reintroducing a new and improved version of the popular Monothon fundraising event. Monothon 2019 will be a week of monotype printmaking with invited artists coming from around the Pacific Northwest to make prints in the Crow’s Shadow studio, just outside Pendleton. The week will culminate in a gala celebration with an auction of the resulting prints, hosted at the Foundry Vineyards Gallery in Walla Walla.

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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts is pleased to present Nixya’awii Community School Printmaking Exhibition for the fifth consecutive year. This exhibition showcases the prints produced by a group of high school students from NCS. Join us for the Opening Reception on Friday May 24, 5 – 7pm.

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Sunday, February 17, 1pm – 3pm Artist reception and Chamber Orchestra Performance Open to the public, $10 suggested donation at the door Crow’s Shadow is excited to share the news of our first 2019 Artist-in-Residence, Raven Chacon. Funded by the generous support of Oregon Community Foundation’s Creative Heights Grant and in collaboration with the Oregon […]

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The Crow’s Shadow Gallery will be closed for Christmas and New Year’s, and have limited gallery hours between the two holidays. Please call us to schedule your visit, 541-276-3954.

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Ka’ila Farrell-Smith (Klamath Modoc) is a painter and mixed-media artist based in Modoc Point, Oregon. Her work engages with inter-tribal native communities, reflecting the mixed and sometimes complicated heritage of multi-ethnic and indigenous families living in a post-colonial world…

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During this two-day workshop participants will go through the full process of weaving a medium-sized willow basket starting with a round base and finishing with a handle. Weavers will walk away from the workshop with a completed willow basket…

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Please join us at Crow’s Shadow on Saturday, October 13, from 4:00-6:00 pm to meet the artists, visit the studio, and see some of the works resulting from past sessions with this group of artists.

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Crow’s Shadow is excited to present an invitational group exhibition of works by artists who attend bi-annual monotype printmaking sessions in the studio.

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Join us at Crow’s Shadow on Sunday, September 16, from 9 am – noon after the Pendleton Round-Up. We’ll be sharing pie and coffee and showing off the gallery and studio. This Open House is the perfect opportunity for visitors from near and far to see what we do.

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Crow’s Shadow is opening late due to the Round-Up parade, which limits traffic through Pendleton. We expect to be open by about 12:30 pm. See you at the parade! 

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Thursday September 6, 5:00-7:00 pm PENDLETON — Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is welcoming Vanessa Renwick to the studio from August 26-September 6. Renwick is a recipient of a 2018 Golden Spot Residency Award at Crow’s Shadow. This Artist-in-Residence award allows Oregon-based contemporary artists invited to the studio to work in a new […]

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Oregon Community Foundation Schools to Studio printmaking studio day at Crow’s Shadow

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Telling Stories: Resilience and Struggle in Contemporary Narrative Drawing, lecture by Dr. Robin Reisenfeld, Curator of Works on Paper for the Toledo Museum of Art (Toledo, Ohio). Please join us at Crow’s Shadow on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm for a reception to welcome Dr. Reisenfeld; the lecture will follow at 6:00 pm.

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Artist Talk:  FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 5:00 – 7:00 pm PENDLETON — Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is welcoming Avantika Bawa to the studio for two weeks in June. Bawa is the first of three 2018 Golden Spot Residency Award winners at Crow’s Shadow this year. This Artist-in-Residence award allows Oregon-based contemporary artists invited […]

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The public is invited to Crow’s Shadow to meet Marwin Begaye for an artist talk and studio visit, which will occur from 5:00-7:00 pm on Thursday, May 31st. Begaye is the first Artist-in-Residence for Crow’s Shadow’s 2018 print residency season.

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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is pleased to present Nixya’awii Community School Student Print Exhibition. This exhibition will showcase the prints produced by a select group of students from the Nixya’awii Community School. The exhibiting printmaking students are: Ermia Butler, Dancing Star Leighton, EllaMae Looney, Cloe McMichael, Kylie Mountainchief, and Tyanna Van Pelt.

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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is pleased to present Nixya’awii Community School Student Print Exhibition. This exhibition will showcase the prints produced by a select group of students from the Nixya’awii Community School. The exhibiting printmaking students are: Ermia Butler, Dancing Star Leighton, EllaMae Looney, Cloe McMichael, Kylie Mountainchief, and Tyanna Van Pelt.

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Specifically designed for advanced printmakers and previous retreat participants, this four day intensive immersion workshop will focus on refinement of technique and image development in the creation of unique monotype and monoprints. Participants will hone control over multiple layer printing, ink transparency and modification, and on-press registration within their own unique aesthetic and printmaking practice.

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This four day intensive immersion into the art of monotypes and monoprint techniques is a perfect retreat for beginning and intermediate printmaking students. Focusing on the landscape of eastern Oregon, specifically the plateau region, workshop participants will study color theory, hone skills in ink modification and mixing, learn control over ink films, paper properties and proper handling techniques, printing techniques and various registration methods.

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  Click here for full Press Release (pdf) PENDLETON — Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is honored to announce the selection of Marwin Begaye as CSIA’s national Artist-in-Residence for the 2018 season. Funded by the generous support of The Meyer Memorial Trust, this award supports a significant national or international visiting artist at […]

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CSIA WILL HAVE LIMITED HOURS FOR THE HOLIDAYS BETWEEN DEC 25 – JAN 5. Please call us at 541-276-3954 or email karldavis@crowsshadow.org to schedule your visit.

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Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket for the Rick Bartow Raffle Fundraiser! We are very grateful to have worked with Rick and to have shared in his creativity and generosity. Congratulations to Cynthia Jones, of Salem, Oregon! She was the lucky holder of the winning ticket, and has already made her selection of […]

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2017 ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & FRANK & MARIE JANZEN RETIREMENT PARTY Sunday, December 3rd, 1:00 – 4:00 pm Crow’s Shadow is located at 48004 St. Andrew’s Road, Pendleton, Oregon 97801 (next to St. Andrew’s Mission) Join us at Crow’s Shadow for our Annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 3rd! We will also be […]

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STAR PILLOW WORKSHOP with Dorothy Cyr. Learn to quilt a Star Pillow!

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And the winner is…Cynthia Jones of Salem, Oregon! Thank you all for participating in this fundraiser in support of Crow’s Shadow. WIN YOUR CHOICE OF ANY RICK BARTOW PRINT IN THE CROW’S SHADOW INVENTORY! The winner of this raffle gets to choose any unframed monoprint ($3,500 value) made by Rick Bartow in the Crow’s Shadow […]

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RELIEF PRINTING WORKSHOP with Judith Baumann, Master Printer. Over the course of two days, workshop participants will learn to carve, register, and print a unique two-layer linoleum relief print!

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RELIEF PRINTING WORKSHOP with Judith Baumann, Master Printer. Over the course of two days, workshop participants will learn to carve, register, and print a unique two-layer linoleum relief print!

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Wuon-Gean Ho Artist Talk and Screening Thursday, July 20, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Wuon-Gean Ho is working in the Crow’s Shadow studios during July. She currently resides in London, England, where she is a Print Fellow at the Royal Academy of Art. She has made several trips to Crow’s Shadow over the past 12 years […]

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Please join Crow’s Shadow in welcoming Demian DinéYazhi’, our second Artist-in-Residence of the year, to the studio and to Pendleton. This will be a chance to meet the artist and see the work he has been making during this residency. Demian will speak at about 5:30 and share his studio process with the public.

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Please join Crow’s Shadow in welcoming Modou to our studio. This will be a chance to meet the artist, listen to him describe his process, and see the prints he will have worked on during his residency. Modou Dieng is an Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) […]

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NIXYA’AWII STUDENT EXHIBITION: MAY 23 – JUNE 30, 2017 OPENING RECEPTION ON TUESDAY MAY 23, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Previous student work can be viewed and purchased here — 100% of sale goes directly to the student artists! Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is pleased to present Nixya’awii Community School Student Print Exhibition. This special […]

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Crow’s Shadow: Printmaking Retreat II Registration is available through the Pacific Northwest College of Art’s Continuing Education Program Landscape-observed, imagined and abstracted-is the focus of this monotype intensive, with the terrain surrounding Crow’s Shadow institute in Pendleton, serving as an inspiration for imagery. Crow’s Shadow resident printmaker Frank Janzen will lead participants in an exploration of […]

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Crow’s Shadow: Printmaking Retreat I Registration is available through the Pacific Northwest College of Art’s Continuing Education Program Creating monotypes is an excellent way to be introduced into the world of printmaking. Crow’s Shadow resident printmaker Frank Janzen will lead participants in an exploration of monotype printing that reflects the unique terrain surrounding Crow’s Shadow institute […]

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Update 4/3/2017:  Thanks to a very enthusiastic response to this offering the class registration is currently FULL. Cornhusk Twining/Weaving Workshop with Master Weaver MICHAEL RAY JOHNSON 5 Day workshop is held AT CROW’S SHADOW April 14 – 18, 2017 Join us at Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts from Friday, April 14th through Tuesday, April 18th […]

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