Monday, January 18, 2016
By Colleen Foye Bollen
Pacific Northwest artist Colleen Foye Bollen, Shoreline, has been chosen for inclusion in the 2016 Annual Washington Juried Art Competition and Show at Bremerton’s Collective Visions Gallery CVG.
The annual CVG Show is one of the largest and most prestigious art competitions in the Northwest. Over 270 artists from 70 Washington cities submitted nearly 800 artworks for consideration. Of these only 132 pieces were selected for inclusion in the show.
Leilani Lewis, Director of Communications and Marketing at the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) in Seattle, is the juror for this year’s competition.
$7,500 in cash prizes will be awarded to 11 artists in multiple categories.
Exhibition coordinator Alan Newberg says: “The 2016 show has attracted top quality artists from every quarter of our state to submit their best work. Attendees and collectors will find a museum quality show of work ranging in size from large sculptures, paintings and fiber art pieces to small prints, photos and jewelry.”
The 2016 CVG Show be will open to the public January 23, 2016 from 1 to 5pm. The exhibit continues until Saturday, February 28. The gallery is open Wednesday – Saturday 10 to 5 and Sunday 12 to 4. The Collective Visions Gallery is located in downtown Bremerton at 331 Pacific Avenue, just 3 blocks from the ferry terminal. 360-377-8327.