Pacific Northwest artist Naoko Morisawa has been chosen for inclusion in the 2013 CVG Show in Bremerton’s Collective Vision Gallery.
The annual CVG Show is one of the largest art competitions in the Northwest, with 896 pieces by over 325 artists from 79 Washington cities. Of these, only 127 pieces were selected for inclusion in the show.
Alfredo Arreguin, an internationally known painter from Seattle, is the juror for this year’s competition.
Arreguin will choose the recipients of $7,000 in prizes that will go to 11 artists. Additional prizes include a 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.
The 2013 CVG Show will be open to the public Jan. 19 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit continues until Saturday, Feb. 23. The gallery will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Collective Visions Gallery is located in downtown Bremerton at 331 Pacific Avenue. (end)