This from the folks at Collective Visions Art Gallery:
SECOND ANNUAL CVG SHOW to feature over 100 artworks
One hundred and thirty one artworks by 122 artists from across
the state of Washington will be on view at the Collective Visions
Gallery in the 2009 CVG Show during February. The exhibition juror,
noted painter, art critic, author and co-founder of Seattle’s Gage
Academy of Art, Gary Faigin, selected the show from over 800 pieces
submitted. He also will choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes of
$1,000, $300, and $100 respectively will be awarded each of three
categories of Art: 2 Dimensional Art, 3 Dimensional Art and
Photographic Arts, and the $1500 “Mayor’s Award” for best of show.
In addition, the Kitsap County Arts Board will select artworks to
receive an $2,000 in purchase awards for the Kitsap County Public
Art Collection. All award winners will be posted when the show
opens at noon Sunday, February 1st. except for the $300 People’s
Choice Award. The viewing public will cast votes for this award
during the first week of the show.
The gallery will host a series of gallery talks and music
designed to enhance the public’s appreciation and understanding of
the broad array of art and ideas that is represented in this
exhibition. The following is a schedule of these events all of
which are free to the public:
February 1 at 3p.m.—“Visual Arts in Washington-an overview”—
Ken Van der Does, Painter
February 6, 5- 9 p.m.—First Friday Gallery Walk Opening Event—
7:30 p.m.—“Announcement of the People’s Choice Award” -
Alan Newberg, CVG exhibition coordinator
February 12 at 7 pm.—“Photography: Vision and Technology”—
Kit Sims-Taylor, photographer.
February 15 at 3:00 pm, —“Expression and Idea in 3 dimensions”—
Michael Kilgore, Sculptor
February 20 at 7p.m. —Piano & Violin Gallery Concert —
Patrick and Sophia Stoyanovich ($15 in advance, $17 at door)
February 26 at 7:pm., —“Invention and Innovation in Art”—
Ron Harper, Research Artist
The exhibition closes on February 27 at 5 p.m.
Collective Visions Gallery is located at 331 Pacific Avenue in
downtown Bremerton. Hours are 10 to 5 Tuesdays through Saturdays
and during February, from 12 to 5 on Sundays.
NOTE: the Collective Visions Gallery will be closed to the
public from January 18 through January 31 to facilitate
preparations for this exhibit. Opportunities for press
photographers might include shots of artists as they deliver their
artwork to the gallery on January 23 and 24, and shots of the
gallery members as they install the show during the week of January
26 though January 30th.
For details call the gallery at (360) 377-8327 or Alan Newberg
at (360) 692-3981.
More later … — MM