Surprise Invitational Exhibit at the West Valley Arts HQ
West Valley, Arizona (November 9, 2016) – The West Valley Arts Council invites you to view the 3rd Annual Surprise Invitational exhibit on display through December 16th at the West Valley Arts HQ Gallery.
Over 100 works of art are featured in the show and were judged by Glendale Community College faculty; Darlene Goto. Surprise Invitational includes a wide range of 2D and 3D styles and techniques. The majority of pieces on display are available for purchase. “We love the excitement and energy around exhibits that feature local artists,” said Bernadette Mills, Executive Director of the West Valley Arts Council. “We hope to grow the Surprise Invitational show each year and make it one of most anticipated and celebrated art exhibits in the West Valley for artists and the greater community.”
The West Valley Arts Council would like to congratulate exhibit prize winners:
- Best of Show: Mary Bruns for Fragment
- 1st Place: Stacia Gunderson for Merely A Vapor
- 2nd Place: John Clark for Reflected Light
- 3rd Place: Debra Goley for Agave Sun Dance
- Honorable Mentions: Ronda Miller for Mind Traveling, Marie Pierce-Ruhland-Koehlinger for Portland Head Lighthouse and Gerald Schwartz for Sweets
The West Valley Arts HQ is located at 16126 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Surprise Invitational exhibit runs until December 16th. There is no charge to visit the gallery.
For more information on the exhibit, please contact the West Valley Arts Council at 623-935-6384.
The West Valley Arts Council enriches the West Valley by growing a vibrant and connected arts and cultural community. For information on WVAC grant, arts education programs, the West Valley Arts HQ, or to become a Member, Donor, or Sponsor, please visit www.westvalleyarts.org.
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