Tsuga mertensiana mountain hemlock native to the west coast of North America.
The TSUGA (/ˈsuːɡə/) GALLERY is located in the Pacific Northwest (Wahkiakum County, Washington), 25 miles west of Interstate-5 (on State Highway 4 between Longview and Long Beach) on the north shore of the Columbia River (Map of area). TSUGA was founded in 2011 by Janet Cimino (click for her biography) and is supported by her bequest. It is housed in a restored 1890's building in the historic riverfront town of Cathlamet. The Gallery is owned by a trust established to support local artists and managed by the Tsuga Art Association, a nonprofit group of local artists.
TSUGA Mission Statement: To provide a forum for the development of art and art education in a collaborative environment and to showcase the work of local artists.
TSUGA exhibits works by artists of Wahkiakum County and those near the county borders, including oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, photographs, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, collage, pen and ink, screen and block prints, mixed media, stained glass, fused glass, music CDs by local musicians, and books written by local authors.
TSUGA welcomes new artists and supporters. For membership information please contact the Gallery at 360.795.0725 or firstname.lastname@example.org.