Visual Arts Programming at Fairbanks Arts includes managing The Bear Gallery on the third floor of the Pioneer Park Centennial Center for the Arts, exhibiting three juried shows: the Spring Juried Exhibition with an annual theme voted on by the public (April), 64th Parallel (October), and the statewide traveling exhibit Rarefied Light (December). Other regularly occurring shows include Up With Art (March) and the biennial Quilt Alaska exhibit (Summer 2018).
There are also occasional lectures and classes offered for visual artists. Upcoming workshops.
2018 Bear Gallery Schedule
January: Fairbanks Resource Agency, Curated by Phoebe Rohrbacher; Ryota Kajita
February: Fairbanks Potters’ Guild and Takeyna Rosetta
March: Up With Art Annual Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Student Art Exhibition
April: Whimsy Spring Juried Exhibition
May: Community Curated Exhibition, Curated by Igor Pasternak
June: Becky Anderson and George Gianakopoulos
July: Quilt Alaska 2018
August: Sara Tabbert and Karen Stomberg
September: Jesse Venable, JR Ancheta, and David Personius
October: 33rd 64th Parallel Juried Exhibition
November: Limited Edition
December: Rarefied Light from Alaska Photographic Center