Bend Art Center
PLAYA artists present monthly at Bend Art Center thanks to an ongoing collaboration between the two organizations. PLAYA, in turn, offers residencies to the winners of two of the Bend Art Center’s annual competitive exhibitions as well as the winner of its member exhibit. For more information on those residency opportunities contact PLAYA here.
Bend Art Center is located at 550 SW Industrial Way #180, Bend, OR 97702.
Travis Stewart, a Native American artist, will present at Bend Art Center Wednesday, November 1 at 6:00 p.m. Stewart, a sculptor, painter and printer, is a Contemporary Northwest artist of Chinook, Rogue River, and Kalapuya descent. He lives in Grand Ronde, Oregon and works in a variety of mediums to depict stories of defined by the cultural landscape and design of the Willamette Valley and the Columbia River people. He also works as an Interpretive Coordinator for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and has devoted his life to the preservation of the art and culture of the tribes of Western Oregon. He is also a founding member of the Shawash Ili’i Kanim Tilixam, a nonprofit cultural preservation group and canoe family that works to impart traditional teachings to at-risk tribal youth through song, dance, language, and art.