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DORAN BASTIN IN STATE WIDE ART COMPETITION
Seattle, Wash. 12/18/2015 –
Pacific Northwest artist Doran Bastin of Seattle, Washington, has been chosen for inclusion in the 2016 CVG Show in Bremerton’s Collective Visions Gallery.
The annual CVG Show is one of the largest and most prestigious art competitions in the Northwest. Over 270 artists from 70 Washington cities submitted nearly 800 artworks for consideration. Of these only 132 pieces were selected for inclusion in the show. Leilani Lewis is Director of Communications and Marketing at the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) in Seattle, Washington is the juror for this year’s competition. Next, Lewis will choose the recipients of $7,500 in cash prizes going to 11 artists in multiple categories. Additional prizes include $3,000 in purchase awards by the Kitsap County Arts Board and area businesses, a $300 People’s Choice Award and a $1,000 Best of Kitsap Award sponsored by the Cultural Arts Foundation Northwest.
Exhibition coordinator Alan Newberg says: “The 2016 show has attracted top quality artists from every quarter of our state to submit their best work. Attendees and collectors will find a museum quality show of work ranging in size from large sculptures, paintings and fiber art pieces to small prints, photos and jewelry, ranging in style from exquisite traditional work to provocative contemporary works and deeply personal expressions.” These artists hail from every quarter of our state. Some are well established professionals and others are emerging talents in the world of art.” Leilani Lewis says: “I am so excited about the show! What an incredible experience to go through all those images. Our state is very rich with talent.”
The 2016 CVG Show be will open to the public Jan 23, 2016 from 1 to 5 pm. The exhibit continues until Saturday, Feb. 28. The gallery will is open Wednesday – Saturday 10 to 5 and Sunday 12 to 4. The Collective Visions Gallery is located in downtown Bremerton at 331 Pacific Avenue, just 3 blocks from the ferry terminal. Phone: 360 377 8327
For a complete list of accepted artists and exhibition events, visit www.CVGShow.com.
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Artist: Doran Bastin
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