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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 Tuesday May 2 at 10 am will be 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. Dress warmly as the room is pretty cool.

Next Urban Sketchers' outing will be Tuesday, April 18 to visit the Woodland Tulip Fields. Meet on the north end of the JC Penney parking lot at 9:30 am. Jessie Camerer is the coordinator for this event. May Urban Sketchers will be an outing to sketch at Alan Brunk's place. Eileen and John will be organizing a barbeque.

Keep informed through our website or our Facebook Page.

Art in the Park 2023 is scheduled for August 19. We need some artwork for this year's poster by the July meeting.

Spring Show take down will be Saturday, April 15, 12 pm to 2 pm

People's Choice Award will be presented at 11:30 am


Thank You to all our Sponsors!

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


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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