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POP UP SHOP @ West Elm Boise

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MY FIRST POP-UP

JUSTIN W JOHN’s FIRST POP-UP SHOP! Hosted by WEST ELM IN DOWNTOWN BOISE. SATURDAY MORNING AUGUST 24TH.

MERCH ON HAND SHOULD INCLUDE: LIMITED EDITION GICLÉE PRINTS, ORIGINAL SMALL PAINTINGS, CARDS, POSTCARDS, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND MORE.

THERE WILL BE GIVEAWAY CONTEST (THE PRIZE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED VIA EMAIL THE SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER) AND THERE WILL BE SOME SURPRISES!

Photo: Justin W John pre-opening West Elm Downtown Boise
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Since 2013, West Elm LOCAL has introduced 900+ artisans and their one-a-of-kind products to customers across the country. And next week I will join them! I’m so excited for this opportunity and still have so much to do. While it may look simple on the outside, there’s a lot of odds and ends to take care of. So I’m going to keep on keepin’ on!

POP UP SHOP
Location

824 W Idaho Street

Boise, ID 83702

Contact

PHONE: 208 794 1194

EMAIL: ART@JUSTINWJOHN.COM

HOURS

SATURDAY AUGUST 24th, 2019

10AM – 2PM

Art Source Gallery

17th Annual Juried Exhibition

July 1 — 27th

ART SOURCE GALLERY
1015 W Main Street
Boise, ID 83702

Opening reception on Thursday, July 11th, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

This annual summer event is open to artists nationally who are not regular members of the Gallery. This gives the Treasure Valley a wonderful opportunity to see new and different fine art.

Jurors this year are Debbie Hughbanks, an accomplished artist from northeastern Washington who is a Master Signature member of Women Artists of the West, and Allen Malaise, a talented sculptor of wild life in bronze, juror for the 3-D artworks.

From the 46 nationwide applicants, the jurors selected pieces for both 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional works representing a diverse range of media, style and expression sure to impress any art aficionado.

Awards total $1150 and will be announced in the Gallery at 6:30 pm.

Music by JB Duo.

 

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17th Annual Juried Exhibition

July 1 - 27, 2019 | Art Source Gallery

This exhibition was open to all fine artists anywhere in the US who are not members of the Gallery, with two distinguished Jurors: Debbie Hughbanks for two dimensional and Allan Malaise for three-dimensional work.

Opening reception this year will be on Thursday, July 11th. Make it a part of your summer plans to join us. Awards total $1150 and will be announced in the Gallery on Thursday, at 6:30 pm. Music by JB Duo, Tasting Indian Creeks Winery, snacks ASG.

I’m both honored and excited to be one of the exhibiting artists in this show. Not sure what to expect, but I’m very grateful for the opportunity and can’t wait to see all the other artists exhibiting. If you’re in Boise on the 11th of July, come out to opening night reception! 

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BOISE, Idaho — “Boise is badass,” declared Jake Logue Salutregui who, when he’s onstage at the downtown Balcony Club, goes by the drag name Denimm Cain. “We have an underground culture that is underappreciated. We have great food, healthy and athletic people, educated people, people who are dreamers. It’s a shame the nation doesn’t know what Boise has to share with the rest of the world.”

That sounds about right — especially the “underappreciated” part. Boise, Idaho, is in the midst of a boom, which also means its cultural scene is having a kind of renaissance, even if some of us don’t know it yet. When I told people I wanted to spend a few days in Boise, their reactions were succinctly encapsulated by a worldly, well-traveled friend who currently lives in Dakar, Senegal: “Boise? What the hell is in Boise?”

“This is what we’ve wanted all along, and now it’s starting to happen,” dancer and choreographer Lauren Edson, who co-founded the hybrid dance/music/film company LED with her husband, drummer Andrew Stensaas, in 2015. 

“It feels like we’re on the cusp, developing momentum with so many artists and different projects — it’s becoming a cultural hub.”

LED, for example, just opened its own downtown performance space, where they also hope to host artists from around the country working in performance, film, art, or whatever makes sense at the time.

Photo credit: Justin W John (not in the original article)

CITATIONS

Kiley, Brendan. “Go to Boise for its arts scene?” Seattle Times, May 31, 2019.

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