CVG Show Marks 15th Year

CVG ShowCollective Visions Gallery in Bremerton will host its annual CVG Show from Jan. 22 to Feb. 25. Now in its 15th year from this is one of the most prestigious juried art shows in the state and invites artists from all over Washington to submit their works.

Last year’s CVG Show was very successful despite significant COVID-19 restrictions, according to the organizers. Artists from throughout the state submitted a total of 550 entries, and the juror chose 135 to be included in the show. The opening and awards ceremony was online only, and was recorded for later viewing on YouTube. The gallery remained open to the public for the remainder of the show.

CVG ShowDue to continuing COVID-19 restrictions, the participants in this year’s opening and awards ceremony on the evening of Jan. 22 may be limited. The event will again be recorded for later YouTube viewing. The gallery, located at 331 Pacific Avenue in Bremerton, will be open to the public for the duration of the show. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check for updates about show events and programs.

Cash prizes for winners this year will be presented in three categories: two-dimensional art, three-dimensional art and photo-digital art, for a total of total $10,000. The Mayor’s Award (“best in show”) winner receives $1,500.

The Collective Visions Gallery organizes the CVG Show. The gallery is an association of more than 25 Washington state professional artists working together to encourage a passion for the visual arts and to make quality art available for purchase to the public.

The gallery also produces exhibits, lectures, concerts and other art-related events throughout the year to communicate ideas, build community and enrich and educate the audience.CVG Show