Helena Hoyte Bierly Selected for 2015 Collective Visions Gallery

The annual CVG Show is one of the largest and most prestigious art competitions in the Northwest. Over 270 artists from 70 Washington cities submitted nearly 800 artworks for consideration. Of these only 130 pieces were selected for inclusion in the show. Greg Robinson, Executive Director and Curator of Washington State’s newest art museum, the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is the juror for this year’s competition. Next, Robinson will choose the recipients of $7,500 in prizes going to 11 artists in multiple categories. Additional prizes include a $2,000 purchase award by the Kitsap County Arts Board, a $300 People’s Choice Award and a $1,000 Best of Kitsap Award sponsored by the Cultural Arts Foundation Northwest.

Exhibition coordinator Alan Newberg says: “The 2015 attracted top quality artists from every quarter of our state to submit their best work. Attendees and collectors will find a museum quality show of work ranging in size from large sculptures, paintings and fiber art pieces to small prints and jewelry, and in style from exquisite traditional work to provocative contemporary works and deeply personal expressions.” These artists hail from every quarter of our state. Some are well established professionals and others are emerging talents in the world of art.”

The 2015 CVG Show be will open to the public Jan 24, 2013 from 1 to 5 pm. The exhibit continues until Saturday, Feb. 28. The gallery will is open Wednesday – Saturday 10 to 5 and Sunday 12 to 4. The Collective Visions Gallery is located in downtown Bremerton at 331 Pacific Avenue, just 3 blocks from the ferry terminal. Phone: 360 377 8327

For a complete list of accepted artists and exhibition events, visit www.CVGShow.com.