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Hours: Tues - Fri 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday Noon - 4:00 pm
214 North Main, Pendleton, OR  97801

(tele) 541-278-9201   email us


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The Arts Council of Pendleton is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization established in 1974

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Complete the Class Registration Form and return it to the PCA at 214 N Main St, Pendleton, OR 97801. Students may also register by phone at 541-278-9201. For classes labeled as “drop-in” students are welcome to join on the scheduled time and date, no pre-registration required.



The PCA offers need-based scholarships for class materials, instrument rentals and/or tuition to youth students
(ages 0-12). Please contact Bonnie Day at 541-278-9201 for details.



In order for a class to run, the minimum amount of students must be enrolled with tuition paid 3 days before the class start date. If this minimum is not met the class will be cancelled and students will be refunded for tuition. If you need to cancel from your class, contact Bonnie Day at 541-278-9201. The PCA will honor a full refund, minus a $10 administration fee, when the cancellation is made 4 or more days before the class start date. There will be no refund for cancellations made less than 3 days before the class start date.

Classes for 13-18 year olds are FREE

through our Art Rocks Teens program.
16-18 year olds are invited to take any adult/evening class for free as well!

Members of the Pendleton Center for the Arts pay a reduced fee for classes.

Join now here!

Our programs are made possible through the support of the Oregon Community Foundation and others.


The Arts Council of Pendleton receives support from the
Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon
and the National Endowment for the Arts

View all classes flipbook style by clicking on the image!  

Brandy Anderson is a photographer and artist who currently attends Blue Mountain Community College. She gravitates towards all kinds of creating and design, and is currently preparing to show her most recent collage works at the Feves Gallery. 

Nika Blasser
is an interdisciplinary artist who works with a wide range of materials including drawing, painting, photography, video and installation. She has an MFA in Drawing and Intermedia (2013) from the University of Alberta in Canada, and has a Bachelor's in Painting, Drawing and Printmaking (2004), from Portland State University. Visit Nika’s website at www.NikaBlasser.com.


Kim Chavez is a youth educator working on a degree in Early Childhood Education. New to the area, Kim began volunteering at the Arts Center in 2014 and started teaching art classes shortly after.


Arlen Clark is a self-taught painter producing works for nearly 40 years. He uses bright colors, exaggeration, distortion and imagination to express his ideas.


Erica Edwards is a native of California and a lover of Oregon. She enjoys teaching classes, reading and all things art.


Mike Dinkel teaches Robotics at Pendleton High School and leads several of the competitive robotics and engineering teams.


Mike Kellison is a member of the Oregon Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association. After receiving a Bachelor of Music degree from Eastern Oregon University with a focus in Jazz and Commercial music for the guitar, he now lives in Hermiston where he teaches private music lessons on guitar, piano, and bass.

Kristen Parr is an enrolled Cayuse and Walla Walla member of the CTUIR.  She has worked as a Language Instructor/Apprentice for the last 11.5 years at the CTUIR Language Program. 


Bill Peal has been an avid photographer and teacher for the last decade, after a long career teaching agricultural science. His photographic work reveals a reverence for our regional landscape and through teaching he gets to share his love and knowledge of the region with others.


Kate Peck has worked in the Early Childhood Education field in some form or another for the past 22 years. She currently shares her time working here at the Arts Center as the Outreach Manager and coordinating various community events that advocate strong and healthy youth and families. She is a firm believer in the saying by George Bernard Shaw, “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”

Marie Pratuch learned pottery from Michael Booth at BMCC, and is now ready to share her talents with others.  Check out Marie’s work at www.facebook.com/thistledewnicelyboutique


Scarlett Reagan is a senior in high school and an artist who has been working with the pottery wheel for a number of years. She like to explore different styles and techniques on the wheel, and has been teaching peers for the last year at Hermiston High School.

Lori Sams received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art with an emphasis in Ceramics from Chico State University in northern California. She has called Pendleton home since 2010 and, between her family and serving as the Director of the Betty Feves Memorial Gallery, she still finds time to regularly contribute her artwork and talents to the local arts scene.


Peg Willis has taught music for over 50 years and has directed several performing groups, including The Pick 'n' Bow Company, Shenanigans and Mulligan Stew. Her groups have performed extensively around the region and as far away as Washington DC and Ireland. Peg enjoys fiber arts (knitting, cross stitching, weaving) and has written several books. www.pegwillis.com