Upcoming Exhibitions in the Karen Kuznek-Reese Gallery at Civic Center



The City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) is seeking entries of art, in any medium, for the next exhibit in the Karen Kuznek-Reese Gallery at the Sequim Civic Center. The exhibit is open to High School Students on the North Olympic Peninsula, from Port Townsend to Forks in a range of mediums, including but not limited to; ceramics, stained glass, painting, drawing, metal fabrication, fabric weaving and glass. Student artists are encouraged to submit art pieces that they have created during the 2022-2023 school year. 

This exhibition will be on display in the Karent Kuznek-Reese Gallery at Civic Center from April 7th through April 27th.  There will be an awards ceremony and student artist reception at the gallery on April 14th from 5-6pm.

Please complete and submit this form to enter the City of Sequim Arts Advisory Commission, Let's Explore COLOR in the Karen Kuznek-Reese Gallery at the Sequim Civic Center.  

Criteria for Non-acceptance of Art Work:

  • Artwork is not presented "ready to hang".
  • Gallery space constraints; we may reject artwork based on capacity limits in our gallery, as we strive to curate a broad array of mediums in our exhibitions.
  • Faults of design or workmanship pose a public health or life safety hazard or diminish the value of the work.
  • The artwork is fraudulent, inauthentic and/or appears to be of inferior quality relative to the quality of other works in the art collection.
  • The artwork is not the original.  Please do not submit Giclee prints or photocopies of artworks.
  •  Inappropriate and incompatible artwork is defined as political art, sexually suggestive art, religious art, violent art, nudity, and derogatory art against race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, or other person or class of people protected under RCW 49.60.030.
Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 15th at 4pm. All entries will be juried by Sequim's City Arts Advisory Commission by Monday, March 27th. Artists will be notified of their status by Wednesday, March 29th, 2023. Artwork delivery will be scheduled for March 31st and April 3rd and you will be contacted to schedule delivery of your work. Please contact City of Sequim Arts Coordinator, Sarah Hurt at 360-582-2477 or email shurt@sequimwa.gov, if you have any questions or concerns.