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Kirkland Arts Center


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  • Eligibility: Applicants from across the country and the world are welcome to apply with artwork pertaining to the theme of Fracture.

A crack, a break, a severance.
A distance between, a misalignment.
A sudden impact, or a slow widening; a quick trauma, or a gradual erosion.

Fracture is the third exhibition in Kirkland Arts Center 2019 cycle around the intersection of Art and Healing.

Entry fee is $20 and all mediums will be accepted for consideration. Cash awards will be given for Juror’s Choice and People’s Choice.

Acceptance emails sent to artists: By May 17th, 2019
Exhibition Dates: June 25 – August 3, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, June 28, 2019, 6-8 PM
Artwork Arrival: By June 18, 2019
Artwork Pick Up: August 4 – 7, 2019

About the Jurors:
SARRA SCHERB is a gallerist, curator, designer, freelance writer and journalist who has been based in Seattle for fifteen years. She has worked with art galleries, museums, publications, and individual artists across the Northwest to publicize artwork and exhibitions, develop and curate shows, and cover the arts scene. She holds an MA in Museology.

SHAYLA M. ALARIE is an historian, teacher, writer and researcher. She has worked extensively in galleries and in higher education with a passion for teaching and for helping artists and art historians refine their craft and further their careers. Alarie holds an MA in art history and is currently an adjunct professor at Seattle University.

Together as Quartz Projects, Scherb and Alarie have joined forces to collaborate on curation, writing and arts education. Based out of Seattle, they are focused on promoting the arts, crafting meaningful and timely exhibitions, and sharing their knowledge with artists through lectures and workshops. They are particularly invested in advocating for queer, minority and women artists.

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