Visions Reimagined: From Little to Big
Open June 1 – 25
Brought to life by noted “plein air” artists Chella, Rick Ingraham and Janet Hardie, this show was an open call to artists for pairs of works — one “study” or sketch, along with a bigger companion studio piece based on the study. Plein air paintings are primarily landscapes, but also include sea and cityscapes, and tree or plant studies that have been produced in the open air, reminiscent of the late 19th century French impressionists. The paired works show the contrast between quickly produced studies, and more carefully rendered pieces produced in the studio. Awards and cash prizes, sponsored by Valley Suncatchers plein air painting group, will be given at a June 17 reception. To view award-winning pieces online, click here.
Domestics: Home is Art
Open June 29 – July 30
The theme of this show will include paintings, drawings, mixed media, collage, sculpture, photography, ceramics, 3-D art (including dioramas and miniatures) that depict home life and everyday objects found in and around the home. This would include images or representations of rooms (kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, living rooms, playrooms, office rooms, craft rooms, studios, etc.), still life of everyday objects that are found in and around the home. This can also include garage or yard objects and scenes and can also include persons or pets in these scenes. Use your imagination and your own home and household activities to get inspiration, above all have fun making the ordinary, extraordinary!
Receiving on 6/26, Pick-up on 7/31. Visit https://client.smarterentry.com/ccartassn to enter before June 18. Prizes are sponsored by the Kemper CPA Group.
5th Annual Autumn Art Festival
Open August 10 to October 8
The Autumn Art Festival will invite regional artists to bring their best for this juried show. Prizes are awarded in five categories based on mediums including painting, drawing, photography, graphics and mixed media. Over 2,000 in prizes will be awarded. A fundraising gala is planned for September 25 which brings the bulk of donations for the gallery’s yearly programming. There will be entertainment, food and a fundraising auction.
Entry deadline is July 27. Works will be accepted in-person for jurying and judging on July 31-Aug. 1. Download entry information below.
Memorial Medical Center’s Healing Arts
Open October 12 – November 13
Participants in Memorial Medical Center’s complementary art therapy classes, held at Mistlin Gallery, annually put on this show featuring their art, photography and poetry. The artists are cancer patients, survivors and caregivers who attend the classes as a way to work through the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. Artists in the group range in experience from beginner to professional which gives the show a broad range of appeal.
Home for the Holiday’s CCAA Member Show
Open November 16 – December 23
CCAA’s member artists are given this opportunity to show all kinds of works in every medium. Many are smaller in scale and perfect for the giving season. The gallery encourages folks to shop locally to support the areas small galleries which can offer unique pieces for every taste.
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