Arts Council Juried Exhibition

On view in the Main Gallery Oct. 20-Nov. 19, 2017

The Arts Council Juried Exhibition is an annual visual art exhibition sponsored by the Arts Council and hosted by CityArts. Artists ages 18+ from Kansas are invited to submit their work for consideration into the juried exhibition. Guest artists anonymously select pieces to be in the exhibition.

Timeline of Exhibition:

Wednesday, Sept. 6 — submissions due
Friday, Sept. 15 — artist notification begins
Wednesday, Oct. 18 — artwork drop off
Thursday, Oct. 26 — private reception & awards ceremony, 6-7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 27 — Final Friday, 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 9 — exhibition closes
Monday, Nov. 13 — artwork pick up

    Meet the Judges:

    KRISTIN BEAL is an artist, curator and educator. She studied at the Kansas City Art Institute before receiving a BFA (Drawing and Painting) from Wichita State University and an MFA (Painting and Printmaking) from Virginia Commonwealth University. She was awarded the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship Award in 2004, a Kansas Innovation Grant in 2010 and a Wichita Arts Council Grant for her participation in Wichita’s River City Biennale. Kristin is a founding member of Hack.Art.Lab, a collaborative team of artists, educators and technologists. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and regularly participates in collaborative art projects.


    KATE VAN STEENHUYSE is a painter, educator, designer, active community member and Program Manager at Arts Partners Wichita. She received her MFA (Fine Arts) from the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, and a BFA (Painting & Women’s Studies) from Washington University in St. Louis. She was featured in New American Painting West Edition 2011, selected as a 2006-08 Fellow of The Career Development Program at The Center for Emerging Visual Artists in Philadelphia, and currently serves on the WSU Ulrich Museum of Art Alliance Board. Kate has exhibited nationally and internationally.