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EmergEAST: Artist Reception @ Gallery 110 Seattle
August 24 @ 12:00 pm - September 23 @ 5:00 pm
With this year’s launch of the Emerging Artist Program, EmergEAST, Gallery 110 sought to support emerging visual artists artists from predominantly rural regions in Eastern Washington who are not afforded similar access and opportunities to connect with larger audiences in metro areas.
Fifteen artists from east of the Cascade Mountains were selected as semi-finalists by jurors Rosie Saldana, Artistic Director at Tieton Arts and Humanities, Tieton, WA, Christie Tirado, Artist/Educator, Yakima, WA, and Gregory Pierce, Professor of Art, Chair Fine Art Department, Heritage University, Toppenish, WA, for a group exhibition at Heritage University in Toppenish, WA in March 2023.
Ten Finalists were then jury selected from the Heritage University exhibition to participate in this group exhibition at Gallery 110 in Pioneer Square, Seattle from June 1 – July 1, 2023. Up to two finalists will be selected from the exhibition at Gallery 110 to be offered an Emerging Artist Membership Award (which includes a two year fully paid Gallery 110 membership, gallery representation, a solo exhibition, mentorship, and more).
The EmergEAST Finalist Exhibition reception and membership award announcements will be Saturday, June 10 from 1-3 PM. A People’s Choice Award will also be awarded to one artist. Contact [email protected] for an invitation.