When once more, the Gallery A single Visual Arts Center Open Demonstrate attracted the very best the Kittitas Valley has to supply, that includes in excess of 100 artists in its most new clearly show.

The show features performs of artwork by artists from Kittitas County in the once-a-year all-media exhibition. More than $5,000 in awards will be distributed by this year’s juror.

This year’s juror was Philippe Hyojung Kim (b. 1989), who grew up in a modest city outside of Nashville, Tennessee, and moved to Pacific Northwest in 2013.

He usually experiments with numerous components and mediums, in response to his immediate surroundings to make objects and environments that exist in the area involving portray and sculpture. His get the job done typically references queer identity, artificiality and language.

He has shown nationally at galleries, museums, and option art spaces in Denver, Dallas, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York and Seattle.

The Central Washington College graduate is a latest member of SOIL Artist-Operate Gallery and a co-founder/curator of Professional an experimental artwork gallery in downtown Seattle. He teaches art and style courses at Seattle Central School and Cornish Higher education of the Arts, and he also serves as 1 of the curators for Washington State Arts Commission (ARTSWA).

Kim received his MFA in Portray from Central Washington College, and he at present lives and works in Seattle.

Gallery A single also has a variety of fantastic displays on exhibit, together with:

Thorp Faculty District Artwork Show

Artwork teacher Drew Liedtke put collectively an show highlighting functions made by Thorp University District students.

Calista Graaff – Pure Feelings

Through her artwork Calista Graaff aims to attract out a certain emotion from the viewer by usually means of observing mother nature and acknowledge the normal emotions we experience that are typically hidden from some others.

2021 Open up Exhibit Award Winners

Metropolis of Ellensburg Invest in Award

Crista Ann Ames – Sympatico

City of Ellensburg Invest in Award

Town of Ellensburg Acquire Award

Jeannie Johnson – Thunderstorm

City of Ellensburg Acquire Award

Scott Mayberry – Dairy Farmer

Town of Ellensburg Invest in Award

Ona Solberg – Crimson Chair

$500 Greatest in Clearly show honoring Eveleth Green

Sam Fisher – Large Tea (Similar (blank) Unique Working day)

$400 Most effective Use of Color honoring Carol Hassen

Cindy Krieble – Lower Drinking water

$400 Mary Frances Dondelinger Award

Matt Johnson – Demo Balloons

Crista Ann Ames – Sympatico

Christine Dunlap – An Ache to Black Out the Sunlight

Andrew Grove – Etude in Perseverance

$200 Kitty Moe Award for 3D

Billy Maguire – Rude Crude

Karl Schwiesow – Shadow Resource

$200 Eldean Adams Award for 2D

Jane Orleman – Beneath a Blue Umbrella Sky

$200 Gallery A single Board Award

Christina Miller – Cloudless Evening

Bo BreitReed – Who Phone calls You by that Identify?

Becky Hollenbeck – Ravenness

$100 CWU Dept of Artwork and Design Award

Jerry Slough – Highest Peak Velocity

$100 Award of Benefit- Honorable Point out – Jim and Katie Gaudino

Victoria Urrutia – Bloomed Spring

Michael Stone – Appears to be like Like Pleasurable to Me