64th Parallel is an Annual Juried exhibit in October, featuring mediums of painting, watercolor, drawing, pastel, original prints, sculpture, mixed-media, photography & video. Artwork intake occurs over the weekend prior to the October First Friday. A guest juror from outside of Alaska offers a public lecture every 64th Parallel on the Monday of First Friday week in the Blue Room. Each juror is responsible for awarding First, Second, & Third place awards as well as the Gutsy Baker Award. Awards are presented at 6 pm during the First Friday opening reception.
31st Annual 64th Parallel on view in the Bear Gallery October 7-29, 2016
Prospectus will be posted shortly.
This year’s 64th Parallel exhibit will be juried by artist, Jovencio de la Paz, head of Textile Arts at the University of Oregon
12-6 pm on Friday, September 30
12-6 pm on Saturday, October 1
12-6 pm on Sunday, October 2
If you would like to enter artwork for consideration in the exhibit, please join Fairbanks Arts for artwork intake in the Bear Gallery Noon-6 pm, September 30 – October 2, 2016. Prospectuses will be available at intake or can be printed and filled out ahead of time by printing the prospectus below.
Each year the juror of 64th Parallel gives a public lecture about their art, process and career as an artist. Please join us for Jovencio de la Paz’s lecture on Monday, Oct. 3rd @ 7 pm in the Blue Room (3rd floor of the Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Pioneer Park, 2300 Airport Rd). This event is free and open to the public.
FIRST FRIDAY OPENING RECEPTION
Opening Reception will be held on First Friday, October 7, from 5-7 pm in the Bear Gallery. All artists are invited to attend and the awards (Juror’s Choice, Second Place, Third Place and the Gutsy Baker Award) will be announced at 6 pm.