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Exhibitions 1997-1998


September 7 – October 5

“PICTURES BY LEGENDS: Photographs from the Seafirst Corporate Collection” comprises 55 important photographs by major 20th-century American photographers such as Ansel Adams, Walker Evans, and Imogen Cunningham.

October 12 – November 9

“THREE FROM YAKIMA” includes painter Quentin Searles, jeweler Roy Kokenge, and clay artist Erin Hayes. The work of these artists will create an exhibition blending interesting visual images, tactile surfaces, and unusual shapes.

November 16 – December 14

“IMAGE AND MYTH” features paintings by Ellensburg artist Bobbie Halperin and sculptures by Pateros artist Richard Beyer. Halperin’s work reflects people and places as well as a special series from Giotto’s “Life of St. Frances.” Beyer’s sculptures are well known in this state (including the Ellensburg bull). His pieces tell stories and often reflect everyday life with humor.

January 25 – March 1

42nd ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINGTON ARTISTS EXHIBITION features work created within the last two years by artists living in this region. With over $4,500 in prize money, the juried competition is tough but the results are wonderful. A show not to miss!

March 7 – March 12

CAMPFIRE ART FESTIVAL PROJECTS completed this year display creative ideas using painting and their medium.

April 5 – May 5

26th ANNUAL PHOTO EXHIBITION is juried by nationally-known photographers and is open to all residents of the USA. This exhibition has grown steadily and artists from many states create a strong and challenging show.

May 17 – June 11

YVCC ART DEPT. STUDENT & FACULTY SHOW is student work from all levels of studio classes completed during the school year. Pieces are selected by the Art faculty for originality, diversity, and quality. Faculty exhibit new work.

June 28 – July 26

“DOT – TO – DOT” showcases artists named Dorothy from around the state. Even though the artists share the same name, the work varies greatly and provides a wide range of images, ideas, and styles. Connect the dots for yourself.