Public Art

What we learned at the summit

October 5th, 2017|

—Cam Suttles

Last week’s Arts and Culture Summit was, in some ways, an indicator of our community’s readiness for investment in arts infrastructure. The big take-away for us is that we remain optimistic but have much work to do. It’s clear that for Vancouver and Clark County, there are both awesome opportunities and stubborn challenges.

At last […]

Summit to focus on “Creating space for the arts”

August 31st, 2017|

Registration is now open for Arts of Clark County’s second Arts and Culture summit to be held on Saturday, September 23, at the Artillery Barracks building at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Reserve. Those wishing to attend the all-day event may register for $35 per person.

Like the first summit, held in 2012, this will be […]

Poetry Moves launch party set for January 15

December 4th, 2016|

In mid October, Printed Matter Vancouver publishers and Poetry Moves jurors Christopher Luna and Toni Partington announced winners for Season 3 of Poetry Moves. The program is sponsored by Printed Matter Vancouver, Clark County Poet Laureate Christopher Luna, Arts of Clark County, and C-Tran. The new batch of poems will appear in all C-Tran buses […]

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 […]

Uptown Village Call for Public Art

June 3rd, 2015|

Arts of Clark County (AoCC) seeks an artist (or artist collaboration) to develop site-specific artwork for the Uptown Village area of Vancouver, Washington. AoCC seeks an artist whose work will interact with and compliment the street life of Uptown Village. The budget for the artwork is $9,500 all-inclusive of travel expenses, taxes, transportation of the […]

Art in public places program launched

June 1st, 2012|

Arts of Clark County in collaboration with the Clark County Arts Commission now sponsors art installations in three public buildings. A key location curated every three months is the Sixth Floor Gallery in the Clark County Public Services Building. New exhibitions are announced in the AoCC newsletter. Art installations in City Hall and within the […]

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The Chalk Door Project

April 3rd, 2012|

The Chalk Door Project was a roving art piece by K. C. Madsen with collaborators Temple Lentz, Cameron Suttles and everyone who made their mark in chalk. The mobile installation asked people to describe what they love about their Clark County community. Viewers were invited to finish a sentence any way they want, doodle, or […]

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