October 4, 2021 - October 29, 2021
Opening Reception: October 8th, 6 - 7:30pm
Artist Talk: October 15th, 6 – 8 pm *limited seating available - first come/first serve
Award-winning artist and lecturer Janice Arnold invites you to enter the multiverse through immersive tactile structures that will challenge your perceptions of woolen textiles. Her work transforms space into sensory-rich and thought-provoking environments that echo ancient traditions, architecture, culture, and community. This exhibition debuts Arnold’s recent explorations into collaborative work, sculpture, video and photography.
Images: Top - Laying wool, Cave of Memories; L to R - Jupiter; Water droplet on wool fiber; Cave of Memories - Detail Photo Credits: JA and NASA
October 5, 2020 - December 11, 2020
A Celebration of Black Artists in the Olympia Community - Curated by Thresea "Momma Tee" Yost.
January 4 - February 5, 2021
The Fine Art Postcard Exhibition is an annual event that brings the local creative community together under one theme. The 2021 theme is “LEAVE NO TRACE”. Postcard sized original artworks, created by artists of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds, will be sold through silent auction. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit The Gallery. All are invited to join the creative celebration!
Image: Lori Ohman Heckman, Viewer’s Choice Award Winner 2019.
February 15 to March 19, 2021
CLOSER highlights three artists from the 2020 Futures Rising exhibition expanding conversations around color prejudice, hegemony, and an exploration of life’s mysteries through photographs, collage, and paintings.
March 29 - April 30, 2021
Award winning artists from the 2020 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition, selected by juror June Sekiguchi, are invited back to show new work in this group exhibition. Participating artists include, Marilyn Bedford, Ron Hinton, Hart James, and John Korvell.
May 10 - May 14, 2021
SPSCC art students, led by Olympia based artist China Faith Star, will collaborate with Sean Barnes’ Beginning Drawing students to explore form, content and the environment working with discarded materials and the drawing process. Students will experience all aspects of a collaborative project, including planning, production, installation, and presentation that culminates in an exhibition of the work in The Gallery.
June 1 – June 24, 2021
South Puget Sound Community College’s art faculty selects outstanding work created by students in studio art classes during the 2020-21 year. Works include ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, digital photography, mixed-media, 2D and 3D design exercises, and sculpture. A continuous slide show of student work is also included in the exhibition.
IMAGE: Poster Award – Stag Watson, 'Transmasculine Angel Figure', ceramic.
July 12 – August 19, 2021
Guest Juror Aisha Harrison
The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Leonor R. Fuller Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit an entry for consideration.
Image: "Serendipity 1", Jay Shepard, Artist Choice Award 2020.
August 30 – September 24, 2021
The Leonor R. Fuller Gallery proudly presents new work from South Puget Sound Community College art faculty and staff: Sean Barnes, Joe Batt, Liza Brenner, Colleen Gallagher, Nicole Gugliotti, Dan Meuse, Edgar Smith, Jane Stone, Bruce Thompson, and Seonju Townsend.
Image: "Stool", Ceramic, Bruce Thompson.
2022 Fine Art Postcard Exhibition Theme - “Devil’s in the Details”
Entries Due: December 10th, 2021 by 5 p.m.
Grace Romero, Viewer’s Choice Award Winner 2021
Call for Exhibition Proposals
The Leonor R. Fuller Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts seeks proposals for art that transforms human relations, engages community, and examines boundaries. For exhibition during the 2022 - 2023 academic year.
Deadline: December 1st, 2021
About the Leonor R. Fuller Gallery
The Leonor R. Fuller Gallery at the The Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts fosters transformative education and community connections through engaging and challenging exhibitions and programming.
The Leonor R. Fuller Gallery is 1,200 square feet in size. The walls are white and made of drywall backed with 3/4-inch plywood. There is an 11-1/2 foot high Unistrut grid system with track lighting throughout, and the gallery is wired for media art. Gallery map and dimensions »