10 Ways to Make Our Dreams Come True!

All artist need family support or a patron, or a mentor to assist in their endeavors to learn new techniques, purchase supplies and to become independent artists .

Guess What We’re Making! no really–guess.

On February 17, the Companion Art Studio will unveil one of our best collaborative pieces. It is a multimedia project and we are so proud of it! We not only want YOU to guess what the story is, we invite you to participate in its’ creation. How? Each week, we will post pictures of our progress and a…

Art and Soul Outside

This summer CAS artists beat the heat with creative weapons.   Four artists traveled to Nutshell Farms in Scholls, met the pigs and Luna the farm dog,  then they got to work.   Our success led to more planning and painting outside the studio—I mean RIGHT outside the studio.  Here are a couple of results from…

A Day in the Life of a CAS Artist.

Usually, when Conall McCleod enters the art studio in Forest Grove. It is after a long ride on public transportation. Like everyone at the art studio, Conall signs in, puts his lunch away and makes a beeline for the supplies he needs. Some artists, arrive and with projects in mind, others, look to staff to…


The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.
-Isaac Bashevis Singer

FYI- CAS Hours

Here is a glimpse of our day: 11:00-1:00   Sign in and Open Studio 1:30-3:00      Class/Workshops/Group Projects 3:00-3:30       Snack and Group Share 3:30-4:00     Clean up and Sign Out!

This Week At Companion Art Studio…Goooooooaaaals!

While everyone was making news years resolutions at the beginning of 2016, we were still painting, sculpting and drawing.  So now, in Spring we begin to work on our goals of inclusion, independence and productivity. The Studio helps us reach our individual goals in the following ways: Inclusion and Community:  CAS provides volunteers and community outings. By seeing plays,…

Tri Met: If you Don’t Know Now You Know!

Home : Accessibility : LIFT Paratransit LIFT Paratransit Service Shared-ride service for those unable to use regular buses and trains How it works TriMet’s LIFT paratransit service is a shared-ride public transportation service for people who are unable to use regular buses or trains due to a disability or disabling health condition. You must be…