Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) provides a creative conduit for educational, social, and economic opportunities for Native Americans through artistic development.


Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is located on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in the foothills of Oregon’s Blue Mountains. Crow’s Shadow is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization formed in 1992 by local artists James Lavadour (Walla Walla) and Phillip Cash Cash (Cayuse and Nez Perce).


Works published by Crow’s Shadow Press can be found in major collections including: Library of Congress, Musuem of Fine Arts Boston, Portland Art Museum,  Eiteljorg Museum, Wellin Museum of Art, Davis Museum at Wellesley, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Crow's Shadow Featured Artists:

Samantha Wall, Rick Bartwo, Natalie Bal, Pat Boas, Wendy Red Star, Sara Siestreem, Ka'ila Farrell- Smith, Avantika Bawa, Wuon Gaen Ho, Demian DinéYazhi'(Diné), Modou Dieng