1994 – 1995
September 11 – October 5
THE THREE ROBERTS brings together Robert Gisher, Blaine, WA (mixed media) Robert Graves, Wenatchee, WA (printmaker and painter), and Robert Prout, Yakima, WA (photographer). These artists share a common link with their names as well as their work, which explores symbolic and psychic meaning, process, and imagery.
October 15 – November 13
ART TO WEAR is a three-state juried exhibition (OR, WA, ID) and includes anything that adorns the body, from exquisitely-crafted traditional works to the expressive or outlandish. Lots of prize money, creativity, and unique use of materials make this an exciting event.
November 20 – December 18
RECENT WORK BY RANDAL SUMNER, a well-known Yakima painter, includes bright colors and fun imagery. He states, “The most difficult part in painting is knowing what to leave out. My work is about choices.”
January 8 – January 29
“A DELICATE BALANCE” BY TOBIE STEVENS, Tieton, WA, performs a balancing act with polished, corroded and rusty surfaces on steel, and smooth and textured surfaces on clay. Work will include figurative, funky and fun pieces set in an orchestrated environment.
February 5 – March 5
39th ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINGTON ARTISTS EXHIBITION is the largest juried show of the year in this region with over $2750 in prize money. This show is open to all residents in Central Washington and all media except photography. This is the place to see the most current and progressive work being produced in this area.
March 11 – March 15
CAMPFIRE ART FESTIVAL PROJECTS completed during the last year are exhibited. These creative efforts by local Camp Fire Boys and Girls display imagination, curiosity, and artistic skill.
April 9 – May 7
23rd ANNUAL PHOTO EXHIBITION is a juried show open to all residents in the U.S. using all forms of photography. With nationally-known jurors and good prize money, this competition provides artists with a real challenge and gives Yakima a taste of contemporary photographic trends.
May 14 – June 9
YVCC ART DEPT. STUDENT & FACULTY EXHIBITION includes selected work from all levels of art classes completed during the 1994-95 academic year as well as new pieces of work from the art faculty. Some real creative juices flow into the artworks shown in this large, stimulating, and thought-provoking exhibition.
June – July 23
INHERITED IDENTITIES by April Ottey, Ellensburg, WA, and Aimee Bott, Eugene, OR. Pushing the boundaries of traditional photography, both artists use non-traditional methods and materials to make personal imagery that addresses cultural influences on identity.