YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 31
Yosemite Renaissance 31 marked over three decades of promoting diverse artistic interpretations of Yosemite National Park.
Of the 973 entries, 55 were chosen to be exhibited. Entries were selected that showed technical skill, mastery of the medium, conceptual/communication of an artistic intention and a sense of the unexpected.
The Yosemite Renaissance 31 Exhibit (2016)
Yosemite National Park Museum Gallery Exhibit
The Yosemite National Park Museum is located in Yosemite Valley. The Museum is near the Visitor Center and was the first building constructed as a museum in the entire national park system. More information can be found at the Yosemite National Park Museum Webpage.
Yosemite National Park Museum Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception
February 26th, 2016 was the opening reception at the Yosemite National Park. It was a perfect day and a very good turn out of a little over 150 people who were treated to wine, food and an art exhibit from artists from all across the US including Tennessee and Michigan.
Yosemite Renaissance 31 Judges
Kay Pitts - Ms Kay Pitts helped establish Yosemite Renaissance in 1983 and served as Executive Director and president for several years . She received a degree in fine arts from California State University, Fresno, a Masters degree from the same university, and has several teaching credentials. She has taught at all levels and was the Fine Arts Coordinator for Fresno Unified School District, where she developed numerous innovative programs in art and related areas. She is a painter whose work is represented in several private collections
Professor Dan Nadaner - Dan is an exhibiting artist and professor of fine art at California State University in Fresno. Dan is also a former Yosemite Renaissance artist in residence.
Yosemite Renaissance 31 Award Winners
Best of Show, ($1,000)
“El Capitain”, Lorraine Bubar
First Place Winners ($500.00):
“Sentinels”, Charlotte Gibb
“Arches: The Gate Called Beautiful”, Jody Sears – Barbuta
“The Captain’s Shroud”, John Lambert
Second Place Winners ($200.00):
“While the Valley Sleeps”, Rick Whitacre
“Head in the Clouds”, Troy Poeschl
“Rim Fire Survey”, Katya McCulloch
“Basalt Columns, Lichen, Autumn Plants”, G. Dan Mitchell
“Strip Growth, (Sierra Juniper)”, Valerie P. Cohen
Yosemite Renaissance 31 Traveling Exhibition
Kings County Art Center,Hanford, CA, June 4 - July 16, 2016
Kings County Art Center
605 N Douty St
The exhibition at the Yosemite Museum Gallery ended May 1st. It is on display in the Kings County Art Center, Hanford CA. The opening reception is on June 4th is from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. The exhibition will be from June 4 - July 16th. The public is cordially invited to attend. All artwork is for sale unless otherwise noted. YR is a non profit organization. Seventy five percent of the sale goes to the artist. Download Yosemite Renaissance 31 Artwork Price Listing (pdf).
Carnegie Art Center, Turlock, CA, August 10th - October 9th, 2016
Carnegie Art Center
250 N Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380
The Yosemite Renaissance 31 Exhibit will travel to the Carnegie Art Center. The opening reception will be August 10th, and the exhibit will be on display until October 9th, 2016. All artwork is for sale unless otherwise noted. YR is a non profit organization. Seventy five percent of the sale goes to the artist. Download Yosemite Renaissance 31 Artwork Price Listing (pdf).