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Columbian Artists Association has been proudly working with the community to create an innovative means to support and promote the arts. Be a part of our group and enjoy many opportunities offered as a member.


The Columbian Artists Association will hold its next monthly membership meeting on Tuesday October 3 at 10 am at the Kelso Community and Senior Center Building located at 106 8th Ave NW, Kelso, WA. The meeting room is down the hall near the restrooms. We will meet there first and then head to the reception for the show at the Koth Gallery inside the Longview Library. Members are to bring a small food item to share.

Urban Sketchers' outings are usually the 3rd Tuesday of the month. To carpool we meet on the north end of the JC Penney parking lot at 9:30 am. Our September outing was canceled but we will be announce at the next meeting where we will be going.

Fall Membership Show in the Koth Gallery at the Longview Library October 2- 31

Entries will be accepted on October 2 from 10 am to Noon.

Visit our applications page for the prospectus and entry forms. Artists' reception will be on October 3 from Noon to 2 pm.

Keep informed through our website or our Facebook Page.


Thank You to all our Sponsors!

Make sure to visit these businesses to show your support and thank them.

  • Bruno's Pizza
  • Canterbury Park
  • The Elda J Cody Family Memorial Award
  • Columbia River Reader
  • Columbia Theatre
  • Teresa Connors, DDS
  • Copies Today
  • Denali Heating & Cooling
  • Elam's Home Furnishings
  • El Campadre Restaurant
  • Fiesta Bonita
  • The Flower Pot
  • Hot Locks Hair Studio
  • Highlander Dental
  • Jansen's Floral Effects
  • McCord's Dodge
  • Mt ST Helens Gift Shop
  • Palmer's Glass Company
  • Red Lobster
  • Regal Cinemas
  • Signmasters
  • Spencer's Trucking and Excavating
  • Sunset Auto Napa Parts
  • Sugar Pearl
  • Sushi Sakura Japanese Restaurant
  • Stageworks Theatre
  • Teague's Interiors
  • YMCA of Washington


Membership Information

Those artists interested in joining the association are encouraged to come to our meetings the first Tuesday of each month from 10am to 12:00pm. The meeting is held currently at the Kelso Community Center where we can share our experiences, look forward to new opportunities, learn new techniques, and challenge each other.

Become a member by filling out an application available on our Applications page.

Columbian Artists Association Officers

Eileen Thompson - President

Sue White - 1st Vice-President

Alan Brunk - 2nd Vice-President

Carol Boudreau- Secretary

Mary Fortner-Smith - Treasurer

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