Leonor R. Fuller Gallery

Current Exhibition

Janice Arnold: SKIN & BONES in the Multiverse 

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


2020-2021 Exhibitions

Futures RisingFutures Rising 2020 Exhibit

October 5, 2020 - December 11, 2020

A Celebration of Black Artists in the Olympia Community - Curated by Thresea "Momma Tee" Yost.

2021 Fine Art Postcard Exhibition – Leave No TraceLori Ohman Heckman - Viewer’s Choice Award Winner 2019

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.

CLOSER Exhibition - Sandra Bocas, Travis Johnson, Rene WestbrookCLOSER

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.

Juror's Invitational 2021Juror’s Invitational

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.

Collaboration Installation 2021Collaboration Installation

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.


Collaboration Installation 2021

16th Annual SPSCC Student Art Exhibition

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.

2021 Southwest WA Regional Juried Exhibition

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.


2021 SPSCC Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition

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.



Artist Opportunities

Grace Romero, Viewer’s Choice Award Winner 2021

2022 Fine Art Postcard Exhibition Theme - “Devil’s in the Details”

Entries Due: December 10th, 2021 by 5 p.m.

2022 Prospectus



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

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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 »