Cam Suttles

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Imagine…

September 1st, 2016|

Art as a vital foundation to build an economically thriving city filled with soul-enriching nourishment, enhanced livability, and connected communities

Creative energy lives in all of us. It’s up to us to decide to let its power fuel our inspiration, transform our moments, and spark the courage to share its gifts with others. It is true […]

Help support the arts in our community!

August 18th, 2016|

Arts of Clark County, an all-volunteer nonprofit dedicated to boosting the arts in our region, has joined Give More 24! — a fundraising campaign created by the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington. We hope you’ve noticed the good works we do, like organizing the annual Clark County Open Studios tour and working with our Poet Laureate to […]

Art angels needed

July 1st, 2016|

— Jackie Genis

Former public radio producer, Vancouver resident, and history buff Todd Bachmann is working to create a two-night intimate summer concert at Angst Gallery that highlights artist Bobby Gibson, one of Vancouver’s more famous country and western musicians. The purpose for the project is to revive a connection to Vancouver’s rich country and western […]

Grants Program applications available now

June 3rd, 2016|

— Jackie Genis

Money anyone?

The time is ripe to apply to one of seven grants available to individual artists and arts organizations. Now in its second year with a successful launch in tow, the Arts of Clark County’s money pot for grants is brimming with $4,500 to split among winning applicants. The deadline is August 15. […]

Clark County Open Studios Tour enhances artistic growth and creates connections

May 6th, 2016|

— Jackie Genis

When are you going to start experimenting?

This is the loving question artist Janet Ellis’ husband asked her when she was nearly 70 years old (still looking like a youthful 50 something) about not playing it safe with her fused glass art. “It was like a wakeup call,” says Ellis, “I mean how long […]

Donated art supplies spark creative play for homeless children

April 1st, 2016|

— Jackie Genis

A homeless woman fell asleep over her food at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, one of Vancouver’s Winter Hospitality Overflow shelters, while her young child sat engaged at a craft table sampling the magic of creative play. Other children would hungrily tap their inspirations using a variety of donated arts supplies while still more […]

Grant program boosts artistic projects

March 2nd, 2016|

— Jackie Genis

Arts of Clark County cavalry – in the form of its grant program – galloped over $3,600 into the lives of three nonprofits and three individuals to support projects spanning a wide array of artistic mediums. The annual grant program is designed to help other organizations and artists to complete projects that benefit the […]

The Visitor ‘interacts’ successfully with the community stirring artful conversations

February 14th, 2016|

— Jackie Genis

The shower is where Seattle metal artist Matthew Dockrey was when inspiration struck to masterpiece the large steel tentacle bursting through a manhole in Uptown Village on the corner of West 23rd and Main Street.

“I had been thinking about designs for the application,” said Dockrey, after successfully applying and then capturing Arts of […]

3rd Clark County Open Studios set for November 14–15

October 18th, 2015|

Arts of Clark County is presenting its 3rd annual Open Studios tour this fall. Artists and artisans throughout the county will open their doors to the public Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15, from 10am to 5pm. Clark County Open Studios is a free, self-guided tour where local artists share how, why and where their […]

Arts of Clark County Launches Grants Program

June 14th, 2015|

Dedicated to supporting and promoting the arts in Clark County, Arts of Clark County has launched a grants program for individual artists and nonprofit arts organizations located within Clark County, Washington. Artists of all disciplines (music, dance, visual art, writing, etc.) are encouraged to apply.

Each year, Arts of Clark County will award up to six […]