1993 – 1994
September 12 – October 10
GOING FAR AND RETURNING features Becky Frehse, Tacoma, WA, and Elizabeth Otto, Ellensburg, WA, exhibiting paintings, drawings, and mixed media that relate to their extensive travels. These images reflect their sensitivity to diverse cultures, impressions of the people, their relationships, and their dwellings.
October 16 – November 8
RECENT WORK BY DANNA DAL PORTO, Quincy, WA, uses images of animals, twigs, and birds to communicate environmental issues and cyclic patterns in nature through painting, drawing, and mixed media.
November 14 – December 12
EVERYBODY’S RELATIVE is an exhibition of paintings by J. Pablo Soto, Sunnyside, WA, which speak with directness and sensitivity to his Mexican ancestry and to the human condition at large. Soto is best known for his large murals in the northwest.
January 4 – January 25
SELECTIONS FROM THE BATTELLE ART COLLECTION is work from the permanent collection of the Battelle Corporation of Richland, WA, curated by Marie Ramos-Miller, of Columbia Basin College. This represents the work of Northwest artists collected over a period of several years.
February 6 – March 6
38th ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINGTON ARTISTS EXHIBITION is the biggest and the best-juried show of the year with over $3000 in prize money. This show is open to all residents in Central Washington and all media except photography. This is the best place to see the most progressive work being done in this area.
March 12 – March 16
CAMPFIRE ART FESTIVAL PROJECTS completed by local Camp Fire Boys and Girls will be printmaking this year. Always a good show, these creative efforts by local Camp Fire youth display imagination, curiosity, and artistic skill.
April 10 – May 8
22nd ANNUAL PHOTO EXHIBITION is open to all residents in the United States using all forms of photography. Last year artists from 33 states competed for $1800 in prize money with local artists placing extremely well for a national competition. A great show to see.
May 15 – June 8
YVCC ART DEPT. STUDENT & FACULTY EXHIBITION includes selected work from all levels of art classes completed during the 1993-94 academic year as well as new pieces of work from the art faculty. The YVCC Associated Student Body makes its purchases for their permanent collection from this show.
June 26 – July 26
ROBERT DOHRMANN’S LO ASSURDO! Uses three-dimensional materials and two-dimensional illusion to purposefully blur the academic traditions of painting and sculpture mystifying the viewer’s identification of “the real.” Through the use of signs and symbols, he evokes the viewer’s personal response to invented and existing cultural images.