The following are links to other arts organizations which members and the public may find useful.

Member's Websites

See this page for a complete list of our member's websites.

Northwest Stone Sculptors Association

NWSSA is an association of stone sculptors that began meeting at an annual powwow 20 years ago in the pacific northwest. It has since grown to include stone sculptors and associates throughout the western US, Canada, and other parts of the world. NWSSA is nonprofit membership organization founded in 1985. It was awarded federal tax exempt status 501c in 1995. NWSSA's mission is to nurture the community of stone sculptors by developing educational opportunities, providing a support system to members, and facilitating interaction with regional, national, and international communities.

Portland Open Studios

Portland Open Studios 2006 is your chance to see how art is made. Almost 100 artists at work in their own workplaces; making artworks in all media; will share with you the secrets of their art--the materials, the tools, the techniques and the ideas that contribute to the creation of artworks. If you are an artist and wish to participate contact: Bonnie Meltzer, or call 503 285-3131

International Sculpture Center

Founded in 1960 the International Sculpture Center is a world class organization. They are the publishers of the highly regarded Sculpture magazine and hosts of the biennial International Sculpture Conferences. Pacific Northwest Sculptors has been invited to attend and participate in the 2005 Conference in Cincinnatti.

Sculpture Community

Hosted by the International Sculpture Center this site provides a fine sculpture forum and much information. A members gallery is also featured. Registration required for the forum, but it is free of charge.

Artists’ Assets
(2008 Edition)
Artists’ Assets (2008 Edition). Artist Trust, a Seattle group supporting artists in the region, collects information about hundreds of organizations, agencies, groups and guilds that provide vital resources for artists. Many of these resources can be accessed by all artists not just those in Washington State: grants( including emergecy funding), insurance, legal information, promotion services.

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Since 1976, Pratt Fine Arts Center has offered art classes for everyone and workspace for artists in its equipment-rich facilities in Seattle’s Central District.

An online art Gallery featuring the works of Pacific NW Sculptors members

Webpages devoted to artists residing in the Lewis River, Wa. area.

An extensive resource for sculptors, regarding resources, links, methods and marketing.

An overview of the bronze sculpting and casting process by sculptor Bridgette Mongeon.

How to glue anything to anything.

The Oregon Chapter of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers. Contact information for landscape designers and a calendar of events such as the Portland Home and Garden Show.

Guild of Oregon Woodworkers.
The Guild of Oregon Woodworkers, founded in 1982, is a non-profit volunteer organization comprised of approximately 40% professionals and 60% amateurs and hobbyists of various skill levels. Guild members have a variety of woodworking interests, including furniture design and construction, cabinet making, antique furniture restoration, turning, carving and sculpture. The Guild is supported primarily by membership dues and local sponsors in the wood industry and related businesses.

Pacific Northwest Sculptors  4110 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. #302,  Portland, Or.  97214