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 the 2017 theme of Convergence (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).
2017 Bear Gallery Schedule
January: John Hagen (Photographer) and Northern Portraiture
February: Fairbanks Arts Member Invitational Exhibition
March: Up With Art Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Student Exhibit
April: Convergence Juried Show
May: Pioneer Park and Fairbanks Arts Association 50th Anniversary Exhibit
June: KN Goodrich (Mixed Media) and Adam Owen (Pyrography/Photography)
July: Wayne Jex (Photographer) and Cynthia West (Painter)
August: Kristin Link (Mixed Media) and Colleen Firmin Thomas (Mixed Media)
September: Nancy Burnham (Multimedia) and Deb Horner (Watercolor)
November: Ina Timling (Printmaker) and Vladimir Zhikhartsev (Painter)
December: Rarefied Light from Alaska Photographic Center
There are also occasional lectures and classes offered for visual artists. Upcoming workshops.