Welcome to the Chewelah Arts Guild
The Chewelah Arts Guild is a non-profit community support group that has been promoting the Arts in the Chewelah area since 1999.
The purpose of the Chewelah Arts Guild is to support the growth, development, appreciation and understanding of the arts in their various forms and to make the arts accessible to all members of the greater Chewelah community.
Our Vision Statement is:
Chewelah: A community that values, supports and promotes the arts.
You can become a
Chewelah Arts Guild Member now.
May is Membership Month
We've awarded two
2020 High School Scholarships
As part of the Chewelah Arts Guild’s mission to support the growth, development, appreciation and understanding of the arts within the greater Chewelah community, the Arts Guild has awarded scholarships to 19 graduating seniors since 2003. The Guild is happy to announce two $500 Senior Scholarship Awards for 2020.
Mary Walker High School senior Avery Matherly will be attending the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico in the fall. He is enrolled in their Studio Arts program in pursuit of a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. IAIA is the only four-year degree fine arts institution in the nation devoted to contemporary Native American and Alaskan native arts. In letters of recommendation on Avery’s behalf, his high school teachers cited his 3.9 GPA as well as his participation in football, baseball, Wrestling, National Honor Society, FFA and Four Feathers Leadership. Avery already has successfully created commissioned art work and has a piece on display in a museum in South Korea. Avery’s parents are Andrew and Angie Matherly.
In the Spotlight…
Our Spring/Summer Cleanup
Twice a year Chewelah Arts Guild members, friends and family work hard to keep Highway 395 south of town clean for those entering our beautiful valley. As part of the Adopt-a-Highway program the Arts Guild is proud to help Chewelah shine for all new and regular visitors to our city.
As soon as a date is chosen, it will be posted.
You are invited to
our Monthly Meetings
on the 3rd Tuesday of each month
@405 N 3rd St E, Chewelah, WA
(Chewelah Center for the Arts)
usually from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Meetings are canceled until further notice.
Paideia High School senior Hannah Kircher has already received a $1,000 Whitworth Art Department scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year. Among her artistic endeavors, Hannah is the illustrator in a published children’s book written by a local author. She has completed classes at Paideia High School, including college level courses through Central Washington University and Eastern Washington University. Since Hannah was a fifth grade student, she has been an active volunteer fundraiser for an international program, Hearts in Motion. Those who wrote recommendations on Hannah’s behalf, emphasized that she gives one hundred percent in Paideia’s leadership team, student commission, volleyball, and when it comes to her passion for art. Hannah is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Art, with an emphasis on Art Therapy. Her parents are Robert and Sandra Kircher.