About the Rural Art Center

Launched on a shoestring in 1996, the Rural Art Center has offered children's folksinging classes, various adult art classes, African dance, fiddle and guitar lessons, tumbling, mentorships with local artisans, summer reading and art camp, in-school classes and assemblies to the rural residents surrounding Lorane and Crow, Oregon. In addition we have funded scholarships, and supported artists and arts organizations in the Lorane and Crow community.

The Rural Art Center is run by an all volunteer board of directors:

  • Lisa Livelybrooks

  • BJ Colwell

  • Chris Staight,

  • Barbara Dare

  • Zoë Livelybrooks

  • Nancy Pelton

  • Maureen Waff