35th Annual 64th Parallel Juried Exhibition

Juror: Jenny Day

Opening Day: Friday, October 1, 12-7 pm 

On View: October 1 – October 28, 2021

Artwork Pickup: Friday, October 29, 2021

Painting – Drawing – Ceramics – Original Prints – Sculpture – Mixed Media – Photography – Fiber – Jewelry

Join Fairbanks Arts in the Bear Gallery for our October exhibition, the 35th annual 64th Parallel Juried Exhibition. This exhibition features artwork by Interior Alaskan artists selected by this year’s juror, Jenny Day.

Fairbanks Arts would like to congratulate our 2021 awardees and thank everyone who participated in this year’s 64th Parallel Juried Exhibition.

We would also like to extend a special thank you to our juror, Jenny Day.


Juror’s Choice

Dakota Keller


Print, collage, glitter, handmade ink of salt, walnuts, copper, vinegar, & pokeberry.

2nd Place

Aldona Jonaitis

“Aqua Rocks”


3rd place

Victor Demmert


Cottonwood, Red Cedar, Paint

Jared Baker “Gutsy Art Award”

Tamara Wilson

“Lauren Star”

Pine, plywood, mattress pad, cupcake liners, construction adhesive, silicone, and birthday candles

Honorable Mentions

Paul Stark

X Dream

Oil and Pencil

Gail Davidson

The Outhouse at North Fork


Katie Sanders

“Early Spring Reflections”


Melissa Stiefel


Photo print

Wendy Croskrey

“Meandering Lines”

Resin and steel

Tamara Martz

“Hanging in the Balance”

Spiderweb turquoise set in sterling silver

About the Juror – Jenny Day:

Jenny Day, “New Intertidal,” 2020, Acrylic, colored pencil, paint pen on canvas, 60” x 54”

Jenny Day (b.1981) is a painter and sculptor who lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She earned an MFA in Painting from the University of Arizona, a BFA in Painting from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and a BA in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her exhibition record most recently includes Arte Laguna in Venice, Italy, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in Korea, Museum of Art Fort Collins, Mesa Arts Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, Blue Star Contemporary Museum in San Antonio, TX,  and Elmhurst Museum in Chicago, IL. 

Day’s work has been supported by an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, a Puffin Foundation Grant, a Contemporary Forum Artist Grant from the Phoenix Art Museum, a Barron Purchase Award and through participation at Greenwich House Pottery, the Ucross Foundation, the Jentel Foundation, and the Playa Foundation For The Arts, among others. Jenny Day is represented by Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans, Louisiana, and William Havu Gallery in Denver, Colorado.

To learn more about Jenny Day, visit her website at jennyday.com.

Jenny Day, “A different kind of bird,” 2021, Hand-built, slab, coiled, and pinched stoneware, metal, Multiple firings down from Cone 6 oxidation to Cone 018, Luster and room temperature surface treatments, 19” x 12” x 13”

Fairbanks Arts programs are made possible by individual and corporate contributions, the City of Fairbanks Hotel/Motel Bed Tax, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska State Council on the Arts, and Mt. McKinley Bank.

Special thanks to Sophie Station Suites for their support of the 64th Parallel Juried Exhibition!