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...

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 when something new is on the way.

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May
15

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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May
01

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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Dec
06

Joy Ohearn, Artist

Joy Pomaika'i Hau'oli OHearn is the current featured artist for the "Expressions of Culture" exhibit the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center. Her art is an expression of Hawaiian feather work. Pictured here are some examples of her work. Joy will be joining the Friends of Fort Vancouver for a special demonstration at the Visitor Center on December 10, 20...
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Nov
07

Northwest Artists Exhibit Open Now: Talk on February 4, 2017

​ On Friday, November 4, 2016 an exhibit opened in the Visitor Center in conjunction with Vancouver's First Friday Downtown. The exhibit, entitled Art and Artifacts: Local Artists Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial opens on November 4, 2016. The event will be held at the Visitor Center at Fort Vancouver, 1501 East Evergreen Boulevard, V...
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Apr
23

Toma Villa, Artist

Toma Villa, Artist
Toma Villa, a registered member of the Yakama Nation, has spent the last year working on the sculpture for the park's Visitor Center, in honor of the National Park Service's centennial year. The sculpture is now a permanent feature in the main lobby of the Center.  Villa calls his work Spirit Pole. The work features two poles, each carved from...
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