The 2014 Best of Gage
6pm: Open to the Public
7:30pm: Awards Ceremony
Friday, June 13, 2014
Gage Academy of Art
The 2014 Best of Gage Art Exhibition, Awards and Sale
is the annual celebration of art and artistry featuring the best new drawings, paintings and sculpture by Gage students.
Gage is proud to welcome Greg Robinson
, Executive Director of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
, as the honorary Juror for the 2014 Best of Gage. All students who submit artwork for the juried exhibition are eligible for incredible prizes in eight categories, and celebrated with a red-carpet ceremony on the night of the event. And you can participate in the awards by voting for your favorite piece of artwork for the People’s Choice Award
Select works submitted to the exhibition, and works from atelier studios will be for sale on the night of June 13 ONLY. This is your opportunity to collect original art from emerging artists, and help support Gage at the same time.
BEST OF GAGE EXHIBITION
June 13 – July 25
The Best of Gage exhibition is on display through July 25th. Even if you miss the big night, you can still see the artwork throughout the entire Gage building in various mediums spanning nine categories: abstract, beginner, figure, landscape, portrait, sculpture, still life, narrative and teen. Don’t miss the winning pieces installed in the Steele Gallery – on display until August 1st!
Select works submitted to the exhibition, and works from the atelier studios will be for sale on the night of June 13 only. This is your opportunity to collect original art from emerging artists, and help support Gage at the same time.
pictured: Aristides Atelier student Mandy Hallenius poses with some of her work at the 2013 Best of Gage.
All Best of Gage photography courtesy of Team Photogenic
2014 Honorary Juror:
Greg Robinson is the Executive Director of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Prior to joining BiMA, Mr. Robinson was the Executive Director of the Museum of Northwest Art; the Director of the William Traver Gallery in Tacoma, and the Executive Director of Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle. A BFA graduate of the University of Washington, Mr. Robinson also holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from New York University.
Mr. Robinson’s experience includes fundraising, management and curatorial affairs. His volunteer experience includes four years on the Board of the American Craft Council and ten years as a Member of the Betty Bowen Award Committee at the Seattle Art Museum. He has also worked on numerous art juries and scholarship panels and provided board trainings for smaller not-for-profits.
pictured: Interior, The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, photo by the Daily Journal of Commerce