Jefferson County artists featured in 2021 CVG Present

The operates of 20 artists from Port Townsend, Port Ludlow, Chimacum and Nordland have been chosen for screen in the 14th yearly CVG Demonstrate.

The exhibit is a statewide juried art levels of competition, introduced each year by Collective Visions Gallery in Bremerton.

This year’s edition functions 295 artists from 53 cities throughout Washington.

Michael D’Alessandro, the former executive director of Northwind Arts Center who is now displays director for Northwind Artwork, was the show’s juror. He has a learn of fantastic arts diploma from Naropa College with skills design, artwork record, and imaginative producing.

The show attributes a few classes: two-dimensional art, three-dimensional artwork, and photograph/digital Artwork. 

Organizers mentioned the competitors is one particular of the largest and most prestigious artwork competitions in the Northwest, with additional than $9,000 in dollars and purchase awards, and just acquiring recognized into the clearly show is an honor.   

“The large variety of entrants ensured that this year’s juror had artwork by best high-quality artists from all above the condition from which to make his options,” said show co-chairs Alan Newberg and Cindy Duvall.

Attendees and collectors will locate a museum quality clearly show of do the job in a extensive assortment of media and sizes which include sculptures, paintings, fiber artwork, jewellery and pictures and much more.

Area artists chosen to participate are Erica Iseminger, Chimacum Roger Travis, Nordland Kevin Imper, Port Ludlow and from Port Townsend, Sandra Arnold, Peter Bonyun, Philip Carrico, Brian Goodman, Pat Herkal, Joyce Hester, Harold Nelson, Mitchel Osborne, Scott Pascoe, Kim Simonelli, Suzzanne Stangel, Linda Tilley, Fred Videon, Trevor Warren, Richard Jesse Watson, Margaret Woodcock, and Stephen Yates. 

D’Alessandro narrowed the collection down to 135 artworks, and will choose the recipients of various money awards from the true artwork after it has been installed in the gallery.

The awards consist of the Finest of Exhibit ($1,500) and three Greatest of Group ($900), a few second in class ($500), and a few 3rd in category awards ($250).

Further prizes are picked out by their sponsors and include a $1,000 Greatest of Kitsap Award sponsored by the Poulsbo-primarily based Cultural Arts Foundation NW, buy awards sponsored by area enterprises and art collectors ($2,550), and the People’s Selection Award ($300).

The People’s Alternative Award will be determined by the votes of attendees in the course of the 5-7 days operate of the present. 

The 2021 CVG Exhibit carries on right until Friday, Feb. 26.

At the close of the show at 6 p.m.
Feb. 26, there will be a brief on the internet presentation of the winner of the People’s Alternative Award adopted by a gallery chat titled “Art in Bremerton: Then, Now & Tomorrow” by mentioned area artist Amy Burnett.

Collective Visions Gallery is at 331 Pacific Ave. and is open up from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday by way of Saturday.  

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