FY21 Biennial Operating Support Final Report – Season Highlights

Visual Arts

Quilt Alaska 2020

on view in the Bear Gallery

July 3-31, 2020

Quilt Demonstrations

Monday-Friday 12-4 pm

on view in the Bear Gallery – August 7-28, 2020

Charles Simmons – In Woodworking: A Craftsman’s Effort to Marry Beauty and Function, Simmons wishes to share the results of his work with a larger audience. 

Alida van Almelo – The power of the natural world as well as the extent of the mind and body inspire her active lifestyle, and in turn her artwork, which she explores through hand-building techniques in clay.

Jennifer Younger – Jennifer draws inspiration from traditional Tlingit formline designs, historic artifacts, spruce root basket weaving patterns, and from the contrast and texture of metals. Jennifer strives to continuously push the boundaries of her medium.

Fairbanks Arts Membership Invitational

on view in the Bear Gallery

January 8-29, 2021

on view in the Bear Gallery – March 5-26, 2021

Spring Juried Exhibition: Vivid

Juried by Amy Meissner

on view in the Bear Gallery

April 2-30, 2021

Arts in Education

Golden Heart Academy is a residential school located in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. Thanks to generous support by the Fairbanks Art Association, Golden Heart Academy and the Fairbanks Youth Facility hosted local artist Margaret Donat for an artist in residency class over Christmas Break. Click the link below to visit their website!


Literary Arts

Performing Arts

Gazebo Nights, nightly performances in the Pioneer Park Gazebo

Wednesday – June 30th, Pioneer Park Gazebo