Cowiche Canyon Conservancy, Yakima, WA

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Protecting our shrub-steppe and
connecting people to this vanishing landscape

Images of the Shrub-Steppe

BOXX Gallery & Cowiche Canyon Conservancy present

Images of the Shrub-Steppe
an exhibit juried by Leo Adams

Leo Adams painting

featuring artwork inspired by
shrub-steppe lands of the Yakima Valley

July 7 - Aug 25, 2018
Boxx Gallery
Open Saturdays, 11 am - 4 pm
616 Maple Street, Tieton, WA

Call to Artists - submissions due June 2

We are seeking artwork inspired by the shrub-steppe of the Yakima Valley. No media restrictions. Work must be original, inspired by the shrub-steppe lands of the Yakima Valley, and have been completed within the past five years. Download entry form. Submissions are due by Saturday, June 2. Questions call (509) 248-5065 or email

What is shrub-steppe?

Shrub-steppe is a type of arid landscape, made up of native perennial grasses, shrubs, and flowering plants. Historically, shrub-steppe dominated the landscape of Eastern Washington, but today, less than half of Washington's shrub-steppe remains.


There will be prizes for 1st and 2nd place popular vote! More details to come.


Images of the Shrub-Steppe
Saturday, July 7 - Exhibit Opening
Saturday, July 14 - Artist Reception

special events to be announced

A percentage of proceeds from the sale of art at the exhibit go
to support the Highland Food Bank.

Questions? Call (509) 248-5065 or email

Photograph by David Hagen

Cowiche Canyon Conservancy
P.O. Box 877
Yakima, Washington 98907
Tel. (509) 248-5065
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