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Looking Back: Honoring 25 Years of Artist of the Year
Upcoming Exhibit

Looking Back: Honoring 25 Years of Artist of the Year

January 11 – February 24

Main Gallery

2007 Artists of the Year, Dan & Joi LaChaussee

Opening reception: January 11, 5-8pm

Beginning in 1992 the Schack Art Center began the tradition of honoring an Artist of the Year. This celebration of excellence has helped introduce the community to important artists, raised our awareness of achievement in the visual arts, and invited us to applaud the "heroes" whose passion and creativity drive them to move, entertain, teach and inspire us.

To celebrate all our past Artists of the Year, 1992-2017, we're kicking off 2018 with an exhihit of their work. This show is a wonderful opportunity to honor these outstanding artists and our own history as an organization.

Schack Artists of the Year (in order from most recent year):

  • 2017, Gale Johansen, Painter & Mixed Media
  • 2016, Chuck Close, Painter & Printmaker
  • 2015, James Arrabito, Photographer & Verena Schwippert, Sculptor
  • 2014, Joan Pinney, Watercolor Painter
  • 2013, James Madison, Tulalip Tribes Artist
  • 2012, Kevin Pettelle, Bronze Sculptor
  • 2011, Paul Vexler, Sculptor
  • 2010, Jules Anslow, Acrylic Paintings
  • 2009, Merrilee Moore, Glass Artist
  • 2008, Reg Akright, Stone Sculptor
  • 2007, Joi & Dan LaChaussee, Glass Artist
  • 2006, Stan Price, Glass Artist
  • 2005, Terri Shinn, Fiber Artist
  • 2004, Bernie Webber (1923 - 2006), Watercolor Paintings
  • 2003, Dona Anderson, Basketry and Mixed-Media
  • 2002, Kathryn Glowen, Assemblage and Mixed-Media
  • 2001, Janet Hamilton, Pastel Painting
  • 2000, Robert Mitchell, Glass Art
  • 1999, Karla Matzke, Pastels
  • 1998, Cheri O'Brien, Painting and Mixed-Media
  • 1997, Lisa Spreacker, Assemblage and Mixed-Media
  • 1996, Jack Gunter, Egg Tempera and Mixed-Media
  • 1995, Genevieve Tuck (1908-2008), Oil Painting
  • 1994, James L. Davis, (1934-2015), Pen and Ink
  • 1993, Byron Bratt, Mezzotint Print-Making
  • 1992, Susan Jane Russell (1945-2017), Calligraphy, Watercolors, Gouache and Mixed-Media

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