May Quarterly Meeting and Presentation

May 18, 2024 - 11:00am

Spring is REALLY here, it is getting warmer outside,  and hooray the flowers are blooming!.  We have a new venue for our upcoming Quarterly meeting on May 18, 2024, 11:00-1:30.   The meeting will be held at the Senior Center in Battle Ground at 116 NE 3rd Avenue, Battle Ground, Wa.

Past Events

Our Universe Reception

Apr 20, 2024 - 3:00pm

Guest Speakers: Millie Lang and Jared Renfro from The Gardner School of Arts and Sciences.

Millie and Jared are dynamic educators who are preparing the next generation with skills to meet the challenges of our changing universe. Come ready to gain understanding of how we can apply their strategies to enhance our learning!

People’s Choice Award will be presented. Refreshments will be provided. Time to enjoy your artist friends and meet new ones!


Apr 20, 2024 - 12:01pm


Holly Minnich


Let Holly bring out the artist in YOU!!! Holly is a potter and multi-media artist who is featured in local galleries and participates in local shows in our area.

FREE WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS!!!!!!! Drop ins are welcome!

Apr 20, 2024 - 10:00am

The Battle Ground Art Alliance’s “Our Universe Show” has free events for the children in our community! Introduce your children to a community art show; then let them participate in two activities.

Day: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Location: Battle Ground Community Library

10:30-11:15am: Color a wooden puzzle piece with your favorite picture of Our Universe. The finished puzzle will be donated to the library. All materials are supplied. Each child will be able to pick a polished rock as a participation prize. Facilitated by BGAA member, Connie Ford.

11:00am-Noon: Participate in chalk drawings of Our Universe on the courtyard outside the library. Children need to be supervised by a parent or guardian for this event. A drone will be taking pictures of this fun event, and your child will be able to select a polished rock as a participation prize. In case of rain, an alternative activity will be available. Facilitated by BGAA member, Teresa Anderson.

Polished rocks are donated by Richard Britschgi. If you need additional information, please contact Connie Ford, 360-904-1230 or

Visit the "Our Universe" show page to get more information about the show.

"Our Universe" Exhibit and Sale

Mar 03, 2024 - 10:00am

We will be exhibiting Art works by numerous members in 2D, and 3D related to the theme of Our Universe as interpreted by each member artist.  As part of the show there will be other related activities to encourage participation and enjoyment of the work by our community.

WHEN: March 3 through April 26
WHERE: Battle Ground Community Library - 1207 SE 8th Way, Battle Ground, WA (Battle Ground Village)

Artist Reception at BG Library

Nov 18, 2023 - 2:00pm

Cheryl Herndon is having an artist reception at the library.  Come and Join us for refreshments and meet the Artist.  Saturday November 18th.      2:00-4:00. 

Basket Class

Jul 22, 2023 - 1:00am
Create a basket with Connie Ford.

Workshop: Acrylic Paint Pour

Jun 12, 2023 - 1:00pm
Instructor: Jan Downs
Location: Battle Ground, WA 98604
Date and Time: Monday, June 12, 2023, 1-4 PM
Class Size Limit: 6
Materials Fee: $5 payable at class
Please wear clothing

Needle Felting

Jun 02, 2023 - 1:00pm

For beginning and intermediate felters.

Fee: $35 including all materials and 2 felting needles.

Contact Connie Ford for more information.  BGAA members only.

Alcohol Ink

Aug 27, 2022 - 10:00am
Instructor: Cheryl Herndon
Date and Time: Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 10-12
Cost: $35
Location: 12911 NE 87th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98662
What to bring: A snack and something to drink.
Limit: 12 participants.
Small Events are sponsored by BGAA and are open to members only.
To register, contact Connie Ford at 360-904-1230 (text is best) or

Art in the Park 2022

Aug 20, 2022 - 10:00am

Art in the Park is a fun family-friendly art event at Kiwanis Park in Battle Ground on Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 10am to 5pm.

We are looking for local (SW Washington) handmade pottery, sculpture, paintings, woodwork, glass (hot and mosaic), metal, jewelry, fiber art, photography, etc. Professional quality only please. In addition to the outdoor tent booth spaces, there will be a limited amount of panels or tables available for purchase inside the Kiwanis Building at the Park. If you would like this option, please indicate so on the application form. The Art Alliance takes no percentage and the sales are all yours.

Nature Photography Hike with Ken Meyer

May 21, 2022 - 9:00am
Join Ken Meyer, photographer extraordinaire, in a Small Event open to members of BGAA. Would you like to learn more about photography and how your camera works? Or just enjoy nature and a hike with your fellow artists?

Quarterly Social

Apr 16, 2022 - 11:00am

Where: Senior Center Building in Battle Ground (116 NE 3rd Ave., Battle Ground).

Our speaker will be Tom Wheeler. He is an oil painter and his work is detailed, accomplished and beautiful. Tom loves to paint many natural subjects, including landscapes, riverbeds, wildlife and portraits. He studied Art and Illustration at Brigham Young University where he received a BFA degree in 1997. Please come and get to know him, view his lovely work and hear his art journey. Food will be served this meeting and masks will not be required. We look forward to seeing you!

3D Object Photoshoot

Feb 19, 2022 - 10:00am
Need some 3D art work photographed? Michael Kay will be hosting a 3D photoshoot small event on February 19, 2022. He will photograph, process, and provide you with web-ready files of your work.

Quarterly Social

Jan 15, 2022 - 11:00am

We are beginning our Quarterly Socials again!

This meeting will feature mixed media collage artist Pamela Sue Johnson. Her methods are free and fun and she loves color! She will discuss her work and art journey and how she reinvented herself to follow her dream.

January 15, 2022
11am to 1:30pm
NEW LOCATION: Battle Ground Senior Center, 116 NE 3rd Ave
(This is a large room with a parking lot so social distancing will be easy!)

Please bring some of your work for artist share so we can see what you have been working on. Hope to see you there!

In order for all to be safe we have to request that ALL members attending wear a mask. The chairs will be arranged further apart to allow for social distancing. Coffee, tea and a light snack will be served with safety in mind. The food table will be separate from the meeting grouping and it is requested that you only remove your mask to eat/drink in this designated area and not carry it to your seat. Food will be served AFTER the main presentation and using serving safety protocols. If this still feels uncomfortable for you, you are free to grab food and leave. We feel this arrangement is up to safety standards at this time and is currently used in restaurants. We want you to be safe and enjoy your time with us.

Clay Bowl and Weaving Top - Small Workshop

Sep 18, 2021 - 2:00pm

Members of the Battle Ground Art Alliance are invited to participate in small event combining clay and basket materials . The event is taught collaboratively by Linda Kliewer and Connie Ford.

Session 1: Create a clay pot.

Art in the Park 2021

Sep 11, 2021 - 10:00am
ART IN THE PARK, A Great Opportunity for Art Vendors We had a wonderful experience this year at our first Art in the Park! Thank you to all the vendors who participated!