The Leo Fuller Gallery is Now Open at 50% visitor capacity
No Appointment Needed
*Masks and social distancing still apply on SPSCC Campus.
Ron Hinton Artist Talk April 16th 6pm to 7:30pm
Join us in Zoom to visit with the artist:
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.
*These will post to the Leo Fuller Gallery Webpage and Zoom with Live Stream
April 9th – Pre Recorded – Marilyn Bedford
April 16th – 6 – 7:30 – Ron Hinton - Live Zoom
April 23th – 6 – 7:30 – Hart James - Live Zoom
April 30th – 6 – 7:30 – John Korvell - Live Zoom
2020 – 2021 Exhibition Season
Monday, October 5, 2020 - Friday, December 11, 2020
A Celebration of Black Artists in the Olympia Community - Curated by Thresea "Momma Tee" Yost.
January 4, 2021 - February 5, 2021
[Lori Ohman Heckman - Viewer’s Choice Award Winner 2019]
February 15 to March 19
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.
Open Calls for Art
2021 Southwest Washington Regional Juried Prospectus
2021 Southwest Washington Regional Juried Exhibition
Submission Deadline: May 7, 2021
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.
> Purchase Awards.
> Award winning artists invited back for the Juror’s Invitational Exhibition in 2021.
> Viewer’s Choice - Winning artwork will be used for publicity the following season.
> Artists must be 18 years of age or older to submit.
> Entry fee is $25 per artist.
> Artists have the option of selling their artwork. The Gallery retains a 25% commission on all sales.
Include the following in one PDF document> Completed entry form below.
> Images of up to 3 artworks with no more than 3 additional detail images if desired.
> Artwork must have been created within the last 3 years, must not exceed 72” in the longest dimension, and must weigh less than 150lbs.
May 25: Notification of accepted artwork.
June 21 - 23: Delivery of accepted artwork to The Leo Fuller Gallery between 12 – 6 p.m.
July 12: Exhibition opens.
July 15: Opening reception, awards presentation, and artist talks.
August 22: Exhibition closes.
August 23 - August 25: Pick up of artwork between 12 – 6 p.m.
Guest Juror: Aisha Harrison
Aisha discovered clay in a community studio, while working toward a degree in Spanish at Grinnell College in Iowa. After graduating, she spent the next two years teaching third and fourth grades in Atlanta, Georgia, and exploring clay at Callenwolde Fine Arts Center in Georgia, and Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. Aisha decided to go back to school and received a BFA from Washington State University, and an MFA from University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Her work is shown nationally with recent work at Bainbridge Museum of Art and in the Store Front Windows Project in downtown Olympia (as a collaborator in the Black Well Red Thread Collective). She has done residencies at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Women’s Studio Workshop, and Baltimore Clayworks. She has taught workshops/courses/programs at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Penland School of Crafts, The Evergreen State College, Bykota Senior Center, Baltimore Clayworks, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, and the Lux Center for the Arts.
About the Leonor R. Fuller Gallery
The Leonor 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 1200 square feet. 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 »