End-of-Summer Art Gallery 21 Update

Art Gallery 21 will be closed from July 9 until September 22, 2018 for building maintenance and upgrades. We will be working behind the scenes to get ready for the new season which kicks off with the 7th Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibition to be unveiled on Saturday, September 29 at 7 PM. At…

And, the winner is …

Saturday, September 30 is more than the last day of the month. It’s also the day we will announce the winners of the Sixth Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibition and present them with ribbons and cash awards! Please join us at 7 PM Saturday evening at Art Gallery 21 as we unveil this year’s…

Won’t you join us?

We are super excited! This Friday, February 12th we will present the awards to the winners of the Fourth Annual Island City Juried Art Competition. Now, this is not done in a vacuum. Presenting cash prizes and ribbons is serious business, so it’s done during the whirlwind we call an “Art Social!” The great thing about…

juried competition …

Just out of curiosity, I searched Wikipedia for “juried competition” and learned some very interesting things about their history. The earliest juried competitions were held in Greece, under Aeschylus and his successors. During the Middle Ages in 1441, a public poetry competition called the Certame Coronario was held in Florence with the intention of proving that the…