(L-R) Amy Jarvie, Oregon School for the Deaf, Salem (2018 state runner up); Gabriella Shirtcliff, Summit High School and Nicole Coronado, Lakeridge High School, Lake Oswego | Photo courtesy of Oregon Arts Commission Regional Poetry Out Loud competitions held in Medford, Portland and Salem recently identified the nine Oregon high school students who are invited…

BendFilm announced its recognition as one of the country’s outstanding arts organizations by Ovation, America’s only arts-centric television network. Ovation announced its partnerships with two Oregon arts entities — the Rogue Valley Symphony and BendFilm Festival. Both organizations were featured in Arts Across the Heartland, a one-hour documentary, that provides an intimate look at how…

Nature Inspires Contemporary Wood Sculptures is on exhibit at COCC’s Barber Library gallery through March 21 and COCC’s First Nations Student Union presents a free screening of the documentary film Fractured Land that examines the impact of fracking operations on First Nationsl people in British Columbia on March 6. NATURE INSPIRES CONTEMPORARY WOOD SCULPTURES The…

(Jazz artist Adam BirnBaum | Photo courtesy of Sunriver Music Festival) Up and coming New York City Jazz pianist Adam Birnbaum has been added to Bend’s two-day piano celebration April 12-13. This will be the third year for Sunriver Music Festival’s Piano Showcase: From Bach to Boogie to Jazz. This event, which combines public performances…

(Two Cowboys, spray paint on canvas, 36”x48”, 2018 by Douglas Robertson) To view previous articles in this ongoing series, visit our website at www.cascadeae.com and search Unrepresented Artists of Bend (December 2018 and January 2019 editions) or Unrepresented Artists of Central Oregon (as of February edition). Sarah Helen More (sarahhelenmore.com) Bio: Growing up in a…