Leonor R. Fuller Gallery

Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 12 to 6pm; excluding holidays

Coming to The Gallery? Enter from Mottman Rd SW and park in lot A or L.

Current Exhibition

Image, Grace Romero, Viewer’s Choice Award Winner 2021
Grace Romero, Viewer’s Choice Award Winner 2021

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

January 3, 2022 - February 4, 2022
 
Closing ZOOM Reception: February 4th,  6pm to 8:00pm 
 
Online Registration Opens 12:00pm January 3rd
Online Auction Begins January 7th 6pm and Ends February 6th at 9 pm
Opening Reception: January 7th,  6pm to 8:00pm
 
ONLINE EXHIBITION BIDDING HERE
View Exhibition In-Person, No Appointment Necessary
 
 
REGISTRATION AND BIDDING INSTRUCTIONS How to Register for the Online Auction:

**Please note you must have an active user account to make a bid.

In addition, you must be signed in and registered to utilize the ‘donate now’ button.**

Step One: How to register for Mobile Bidding and Donating with Greater Giving:

  1. Make your way to the registration page here. (This page can also be reached from the auction portal by pressing the “getting started button”)
  2. Click 'Create Account'.
  3. Begin the set-up of your account with an email and password.  You will receive an email to confirm your account.
  4. Click the link in the email to verify your account and finish setting up your account. (Check your spam folder is you don’t see the email right away.)
  5. Click the green gavel that says 'Start Bidding' 

Step Two: How to Start Bidding Once Registered: Online Bidding Begins January 7th 6pm

  1. When the auction is open, you will receive an automated ‘Welcome’ text with your bidder link.
  2. After clicking the link, select the package you wish to bid on.
  3. You can bid the next increment or bid more than the next increment. If you choose to ‘Bid More’ you can choose to set your ‘Max Bid’. If your max bid is the highest, the system will automatically bid in your favor until you are outbid or until the silent auction closes. 
  4. To "watch" a package, select the star icon on the package.
  5. If you’re out-bid at any point before the silent auction closes, you will receive a text message informing you that you’ve been out-bid.  You can choose to bid up again at any time before closing.
  6. To view packages you are bidding on, click the menu button and select Bids.
  7. To view packages you are watching, click the menu button and select Favorites.
  8. Once the auction closes, the guest with the highest bid will win. Under the Bids area you can check your winning packages.

*All visitors must be masked upon entry to receptions and will need to show their ID along with proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test (less than 72 hours old) to enter the events.

The Fine Art Postcard Exhibition is an annual event that brings the local creative community together under one theme.  The 2022 theme is “Devil’s in the Details”.  Postcard-sized (4”x6”) original artworks, created by artists of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds, will be sold through silent auction.  All proceeds support gallery programming.

Upcoming Exhibition

"Black Love" - Community Building Through Mentorship

February 14th – March 18th, 2022

Opening reception: Friday, February 18th, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Artist Talk: March 11th, 2022, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Returning artists from the 2020 Futures Rising Exhibition mentor emerging artists. In this dialogic exhibition, mentor and mentee pairs exhibit their work, exploring the affinities between their practices individually and collaboratively. Exhibiting artists Sandra Bocas, Ruya Lamonte, Cholee Gladney, De’Ja Marshall, Aisha Harrison, Thresea Yost, Travis Johnson, Kyle Cebron Bradford, Rene Westbrook, Kari “Najja” Davis.

2021-2022 Exhibitions

2021 SPSCC Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition

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.

 

 

Janice Arnold: SKIN & BONES in the Multiverse 

October 4, 2021 - October 29, 2021

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

13th Annual Native American Art Exhibition

November 8, 2021 - December 10, 2021

The Leonor R. Fuller gallery is honored to present a themed exhibition, curated by Philip Red Eagle, which engages viewers and the community celebrating the art and culture of our Native community members. The exhibition highlights work from Robert Charloe, Selena Kearney, Linley Logan, Josh Mason, Susan Pavel, and Robert Upham.

Images top left to right: Josh Mason, Fish Trap; Susan Pavel, Orcas Song; Robert Charloe, “Crazy Horse in the Clouds”.

 

PAST EXHIBITIONS

Artist Opportunities

Artist Choice Award Sandra Bocas, Henry, 
22” x 30”, Acrylic on watercolor paper.

OPEN CALL

Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition

July 11th – August 18th, 2022

ENTRIES DUE MAY 6th, 2022

The Southwest Washington Regional Juried Exhibition serves area artists by providing a quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region’s creative identity. 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.

Prospectus

Guest Juror

Guest Juror Erin DengerinkErin Dengerink is an artist and curator who began her career in the early 2000’s when she was offered the opportunity to guest curate exhibits at Balazo, a punk rock gallery in San Francisco. She has since curated in multiple spaces in the Pacific Northwest including 13 exhibitions at Vancouver’s City Hall showing work by some of the region’s finest artists, and as Gallery Director at Washington State University, Vancouver coordinating with Student Council, the office of Diversity, and the Environmental Science Program. Currently Erin Dengerink is a curator for the Washington State Arts Commission and the Director of btwMOMA (by the way Museum of Mini Art). Dengerink earned her MFA at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. Always curious and industrious, she continues to explore how art is a spark that ignites ideas, conversation, and change.

 

About the Leonor R. Fuller Gallery

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Mission

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.

About

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 »