Western Colorado Center for the Arts 

Grand Junction, CO, USA United States of America 
 
The prospectus for the National Contemporary 2011 Exhibit Prospectus at the Western Colorado Center for the Arts in Grand Junction is now available. Deadline to enter is January 27, 2011. The exhibition will be presented May 13 – June 25, 2011 with an opening reception on June 3, 7 pm – 9 pm, lecture 6pm or TBA. The Art Center is pleased to announce artist and curator Michael Chavez as juror for Contemporary 2011 National Exhibition. The Exhibition will include all two dimensional mediums including; drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, and mixed media.

Postmark deadline date for submissions is January 28, 2011 Prospectus available online at http://www.gjartcenter.org/events.html or request to have one sent to you by contacting Camille Silverman at 970-243-7337 x 6 or csilverman@gjartcenter.org

Michael Chavez will select six to eight artists to show along side the artwork selected from the juried process. Chavez is the Curator of Exhibitions and Education at Foothills Art Center in Golden, Colorado. He has a BFA in sculpture from the University of Wyoming and an MFA in printmaking from the University of Kansas. Over the past 16 years he has worked at the Art Institute of Chicago, The Spencer Museum of Art and the University of Wyoming Art Museum. In addition to curatorial duties, Chavez is active in the Colorado art community serving on public art committees and judging several exhibitions for Colorado’s cultural institutions.

The Western Colorado Center for the Arts is a nonprofit corporation organized to promote the enjoyment and understanding of the arts through educational programs, exhibits, and the acquisition and display of a permanent collection.

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