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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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