Unexpected Places to Find Art

Unexpected Places to Find Art

Trains: Traveling street art exhibits
Trains: You may see them as ruthless interrupters of traffic flow. You may curse them as they wake you in the middle of the night with their long horn blasts.

New Prints from Crow's Shadow

Collective exhibition highlights art from Native artists
Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts is offering a unique artist in residency program located on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. While Crow's Shadow is a print studio that offers educational and professional development opportunities for Native artists, its residency program invites artists who don't traditionally work in the printmaking medium to work with a master printer to create lithographs of their work.

Trashformations is back!

Two local events turn old items into new treasures
Staring in 2000, a unique, day-long, annual event began bringing artists together, creating things using only what they found at what was once Bend's premiere junkyard wonderland, Pak-It. Pat Korish, owner of Pak-It, paired with Artists Local 101, a now-defunct nonprofit art group, to put on the event.

Art Walk Picks

Headed to First Friday in downtown Bend? Here's what to put on your radar.

Tumalo Art Company

Artist-owned gallery still going strong
Alive and thriving in Bend are a number of arts collectives where artists come together to work and sell their art. While it's not uncommon to find in cities, it's a testament to the creative culture that Central Oregon has so many.

Low Risk, High Reward Art Classes

Try out your creativity Watercolor Wednesdays with Sagebrushers Art SocietyKnow Jo(e): Painting with Coffee Workshop
Recently, I directed a stage performance of The Vagina Monologues. We had a cast of almost 30 women, approximately half of whom had never in their lives set foot on stage to perform.

Biennial Artist Book Exhibition: Construction / Deconstruction

A group show, currently on display at Bend Art Center, features an eclectic mix of work from a variety of artists who each interprets the idea of "books" in a unique way—including a variety of sculptural forms that step outside the traditional format. The show is made up of pen and ink illustrations from printed books, handmade books—including sculptural books that showcase a variety of forms—and even some more abstract ideas relayed in three-dimensional sculpture.

Artist Profile: Jeanette Small

It could be safe to say that Jeanette Small is an artist of the world. Born in Moldova, Small and her family fled the country as asylum seekers after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Artist Profile: Steve Stevens

Doodling as resilience
Yes, his real name really is Steve Stevens. It's not one he was born with, but rather, acquired when he was adopted at age 13.

Things You Know, But Cannot Explain

Rick Bartow's exhibit opens at The High Desert Museum
The renowned artist Rick Bartow once described his process this way: "I drew myself straight." He also said, "art is medicine."

Artist Profile: Dan Young

Meet D'Auntie Carol, your favorite art teacher from the 1970s who has nothing but love for you. In flowing caftans and a giant perm, she is not afraid to shy away from political expression and taking over the stage to fill it with psychedelic good vibes.


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Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams

Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams - Sisters Movie House

Tue., March 26, 7-9 p.m.
#5 Unity Film Festival: He Named Me Malala

#5 Unity Film Festival: He Named Me Malala - East Bend Public Library

Sun., March 24, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
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