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INTERSTATE: Where I-90 meets I-82

The Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at Central Washington University, located in Ellensburg, Washington, will host the inaugural INTERSTATE juried exhibit. All proceeds from this national, bi-annual exhibition will support student scholarships in the CWU Department of Art. The juror for the 2015 INTERSTATE exhibition is Michael Rooks, the Wieland Family Curator of Contemporary Art, at the High Museum of Art, in Atlanta, Georgia.

The exhibit is open to all artists over the age of 18 working in 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, and video formats. 
(Works created/completed as an undergraduate or graduate student are not eligible.)

The deadline for entries is December 15, 2014. All entries must be submitted online at

Awards Include:
• First Place: $500 and a solo exhibition during the 2015/2016 or 2016/2017 academic year
• Second Place: $300
• Third Place: $200
• Sarah Spurgeon Gallery Honorable Mentions (3)

Please click here to read the full prospectus.


Sarah Spurgeon Gallery Exhibitions 2014-2015

FALL 2014

The Logo Show
October 2—26, 2014
Opening Events, Thursday, October 2:
4:00 p.m., Artist Talk by Rolando Murillo and Tom Nynas, Randall Hall, Room 118
5:00-7:00 p.m., Reception in the Gallery

An exhibit of professional logo designs by six nationally recognized graphic designers, all of whom hail from Texas. The exhibit is curated by David Bieloh, CWU Assistant Professor of Graphic Design.

Department of Art Faculty Exhibition
November 7—December 7, 2014
Opening Reception, Friday, November 7, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

A biennial exhibition featuring recent artwork by current faculty (full and part-time faculty, as well as graduate student teaching assistants) and emeritus faculty from the CWU Department of Art.


Rachel Timmins
January 15—February 15, 2015 
Opening Events, Thursday, January 15:
Artist Talk 4:00 p.m., Reception 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Interstate National Juried Exhibit
February 24—March 15, 2015
Opening Reception, Tuesday, February 24, 5:00-7:00 p.m.


Michael Sarich
April 2—21, 2015
Opening Reception, Thursday, April 2, 5-7 p.m.

2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition
April 30—May 19, 2015
Reception and Awards Ceremony, Thursday, April 30, 6-8 p.m. (Awards at 7 p.m.)

MFA Thesis Exhibition
May 27—June 12, 2015
Opening Reception, Wednesday, May 27, 5-7 p.m.