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Between The Fold (Ellensburg, WA) – Call For Artists

Between The Fold (Ellensburg, WA) – Call For Artists

Gallery One Visual Arts Center announces their sixth national juried exhibition, Between The Fold. Entries in the category of book arts will be accepted from across the nation and juried by Lisa Myers Bulmash and Ed Marquand for inclusion in a month-long exhibition, April 2020 in the main gallery of Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg, WA.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 23 Feb 2020

For the purpose of this exhibition, Book Arts are defined as the field of art that involves the creation of works using or referring to structural and conceptual properties of books. While an existing book may be altered to create a work, instead of being merely a printed book about art, works in the genre of book arts are intended as artworks themselves.

Images: maximum of 6 artwork entries

Entry fee: $20 for first entry – $10 each additional entry

Between The Fold Artist Benefits

$800 in awards will be distributed by the jurors and a slideshow of accepted works posted on the Gallery One website. Opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events may be offered to select artists to accompany the exhibition. Artists receive 60% commission off any sales.

Gallery One is a nonprofit arts center located in the heart of historic downtown Ellensburg, WA. They regularly welcome over 1000 visitors per month plus around 500 during first Friday Art Walk openings.

About Gallery One

Gallery One is a hub for the arts in Central Washington offering regular classes and workshops for adults and youth of all ages and abilities.

The gallery is dedicated to the creation, exhibition, and appreciation of visual arts in Central Washington. To that end, the facilities, board of directors, and staff of Gallery One provide high-quality, innovative, and diverse visual arts exhibits; educational programs for the appreciation and skills of the arts; studios for a diverse group of resident artists; networking opportunities with business organizations; educational institutions in support of the arts; and a meeting place to foster community cohesion and arts appreciation. Gallery One acts as a community center, opening our doors for special events, facility rentals, and partnerships with other organizations.

For more information, contact renee@gallery-one.org.

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The Ties That Bind – Call For Artists

The Ties That Bind – Call For Artists

Gallery One Visual Art Center announces a call for artists for their fifth national juried exhibition titled The Ties that Bind. Artist quilts will be juried by Joey Veltkamp for inclusion in a month-long exhibition, March of 2019 in the main gallery of Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg, WA.

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Deadline: 27 Jan 2019

For the purpose of The Ties That Bind, Gallery One defines an Art Quilt as an original exploration of a concept or idea rather than the handing down of a pattern. Art quilts experiment with textile manipulation, color, texture, and/or diversity of materials. An Art Quilt often pushes quilt world boundaries but should consist predominately of fiber or a fiber-like material with two or more layers which are held together with stitches, piercing or other methods of joining.

This exhibit is open to all artists 18 years and older residing in the USA. Accepted entries must be identical to submitted images or the work will not be exhibited. Acceptance implies the use of your images and your name in any printed or online publicity. All work must have been completed within the last three years, originals only (no reproductions). Quilts cannot be completed under the direction of an instructor or as a matriculated student.

To select artists in the exhibit, Gallery One provides opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events to accompany the exhibition. $800 in awards will be distributed at the juror’s discretion. A slideshow of accepted works will be posted on the website following selection by the juror.

About Gallery One Visual Arts Center

Gallery One Visual Arts Center is dedicated to the creation, exhibition, and appreciation of visual arts in Central Washington. To that end, the facilities, board of directors, and staff of Gallery One provide:

High-quality, innovative, and diverse visual arts exhibits; educational programs for the appreciation and skills of the arts; studios for a diverse group of resident artists; networking opportunities with business organizations and educational institutions in support of the arts; and a meeting place to foster community cohesion and arts appreciation.

In addition to rotating exhibits of contemporary art, Gallery One offers a variety of quarterly classes, an art after school program for kids, a gift store featuring regional artisans, a full ceramics studio available for classes or private rentals, studio spaces for artists and facility rentals for the community, and a variety of special events.

For more information, contact renee@gallery-one.org.

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All That Glitters – Call For Artists

All That Glitters – Call For Artists

Gallery One Visual Arts Center announces their fourth national juried exhibition titled All That Glitters. In celebration of their 50th anniversary, entries of work of or about gold will be accepted from across the nation. The competition will be juried by Keith Lewis and Tariqa Waters for inclusion in a month-long exhibition.

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Deadline: 29 Jan 2018

The All That Glitters exhibition will be held March of 2018 in the beautifully restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg. Opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events will be offered to select artists to accompany the exhibition. $1,000 in awards will be distributed by the jurors. An exhibition catalog will be created. This exhibit will be featured in the Main and the Mezzanine Gallery spaces of Gallery One. Exhibiting artists will be treated to a reception including food with wine for sale.

About Gallery One Visual Arts Center

Gallery One Visual Arts Center is dedicated to the creation, exhibition and appreciation of visual arts in Central Washington. They host a first Friday Art Walk each month in downtown Ellensburg.  Gallery One is an art hub in the historic downtown district, attracting over 600 visitors in one evening. They provide high-quality, innovative, and diverse visual arts exhibits; educational programs for the appreciation and skills of the arts; studios for a diverse group of resident artists; networking opportunities with business organizations and educational institutions in support of the arts; and a meeting place to foster community cohesion and arts appreciation.

In addition to rotating exhibits of contemporary art, Gallery One offers a variety of quarterly classes, an art after school program for kids, gift store featuring regional artisans, ceramics studio available for classes or private rentals, and studio spaces for artists and facility rentals for the community. Gallery One hosts many community events including Paint Ellensburg, Art About, Jazz in the Valley wine tasting, Brewfest, and Sunday concerts.

For more information, contact renee@gallery-one.org.

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Needles And Thread – Call For Fiber Artists

Gallery One Visual Arts Center announces a call for artists for their third national juried exhibition titled Needles and Thread. Entries of fiber work will be accepted from across the nation for a month-long exhibition, April 2017.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 27 Feb 2017

Entry fee: $20 for first entry – $10 each additional entry

Fiber and textile media may include:

  • material composed of natural or synthetic fibers such as fiber, yarn or felt
  • works may include mixed media so long as the primary material is fiber
  • works may be photographic or video based so long as the primary subject matter is fiber

Images: maximum of 6 artwork entries

Open to all artists 18 years and older residing in the USA. Accepted entries must be identical to submitted images or the work will not be exhibited. Acceptance implies the use of your images and your name in any printed or online publicity. All work must have been completed within the last three years, originals only (no reproductions), and cannot be completed under the direction of an instructor or as a matriculated student.

Juror: Mandy Greer is a Seattle-based multi-disciplinary artist who creates heightened narrative space through fiber-based environmental installation, photography, performance, film and community-based action.

Needles and Thread artist benefits

To be held in the beautifully restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg, WA. Gallery One houses four art galleries. Needles and Thread will be featured in the Main and the Mezzanine Galleries. Opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events will be offered to select artists to accompany the exhibition. $1000 in awards will be distributed by the juror and an exhibition catalog will be created.

Awards:

  • $400 – Most innovative artwork
  • $250 – Best traditional fiber
  • $250 – Best non-traditional fiber
  • $100 – Award of merit
  • $100 – Staff pick
  • Printed catalog for all exhibiting artists
  • PDF of the catalog will be available online

Needles And Thread - Call For Fiber Artists

About Gallery One Visual Arts Center

Gallery One Visual Arts Center is dedicated to the creation, exhibition, and appreciation of visual arts in Central Washington. The facilities, board of directors, and staff of Gallery One provide:

  • high-quality, innovative, and diverse visual arts exhibits;
  • educational programs for the appreciation and skills of the arts;
  • studios for a diverse group of resident artists;
  • networking opportunities with business organizations and educational institutions in support of the arts; and
  • a meeting place to foster community cohesion.

In addition to rotating exhibits of contemporary art, Gallery One offers a variety of quarterly classes, an art after school program for kids, a gift store featuring regional artisans, a full ceramics studio available for classes or private rentals, inexpensive studio spaces for artists, and facility rentals for the community.

For more information, contact renee@gallery-one.org.

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Cut It Out – Call for Artists

Gallery One Visual Arts Center announces their second national juried exhibition titled Cut It Out.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 27 Jan 2015

Entries of collage work will be accepted from across the nation and juried by Deborah Faye Lawrence for inclusion in a month-long exhibition in March of 2016 in the beautifully restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg.

Opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events will be offered to chosen artists to accompany the exhibition. $1000 in awards will be distributed by the joror and an exhibition catalog will be created. Gallery One houses four art galleries and Cut It Out will be featured in the Main and the Mezzanine Galleries.

Gallery One Visual Arts Center is a nonprofit art gallery dedicated to offering high-quality, innovative, and diverse visual arts exhibits, educational programs for the appreciation and skills of the arts, studios for a diverse group of resident artists, networking opportunities with business organizations and educational institutions in support of the arts, and a meeting place to foster community cohesion and arts appreciation.

For more information, contact renee@gallery-one.org.

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