Artists Featured at the Friends Bookstore & Gallery

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We feature artists and their work at the Visitor Center in the bookstore and gallery. Many of our exhibitions and featured artists are part of our "Expressions of Culture" program. We often invite artists to visit to share about their featured art. Exhibits are free and open to the public. Please subscribe to this category to get a notification whe...n something new is on the way. More

Pat Courtney Gold, Artist

Now on display at the Visitors Center: Native American baskets and quilt by artist Pat Courtney Gold
Today we installed a new exhibit in the Visitor Center's "Expressions of Culture" area that highlights the work of artist Pat Courtney Gold of the Wasco tribe.  The exhibit includes unique baskets with intricate tribal designs and a story quilt made by Pat in the tradition of her people.  Pat's work will remain in the Visitors Center...
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Native American Arts Celebration, November 18, 2017

Native American Artist Lillian Pitt Pendant
The Friends of Fort Vancouver are honored to host a Celebration of Native American Arts. ​Time Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 11:00am to 3:00pm ​Location Visitor Center , 1501 East Evergreen Boulevard, Vancouver, Washington, 98661 Lillian Pitt Native American Artist Lillian Pitt will be available to discuss her work with visitors one-on-one....
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Lillian Pitt: Eclipse Over Warm Springs Nation, August 21, 2017

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​ Native American Artist Lillian Pitt has created a limited edition jewelry series entitled Eclipse Over the Warm Springs Nation in commemoration of the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse. The pendant, earrings and ring are available through the Friends of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Pre-orders are now being accepted through the Friends w...
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Lillian Pitt, Artist

Lillian Pitt Invitation | Ceramic mask with feathers and beads
For a limited time the work of internationally acclaimed Pacific Northwest Native American artist Lillian Pitt will be available at the Friends Shop in the Visitor Center at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Her work includes prints, sculptures, native masks, jewelry, tiles and more. This is one of the few places in the Pacific Northwest t...
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Lois Thadei, Artist

​ Lois learned to fly and trained to be an airline mechanic in Clark County. Lois was a bush pilot in Alaska, and received her aviators "wheel rating" and learned to "dope and fabric" old aircraft from Clark County's Wally Olson. Ms Thadei 'commuted' between Ketchikan, Alaska and Vancouver, Washington through Seattle via pontoon plane to learn thes...
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