The Yeiser Art Center (YAC) Annual Members’ Show is taking place from January 8  to February 16, 2019. The opening reception will take place on January 12 from 5 - 7 pm. Bring your family and friend and enjoy light refreshments and beverages..

The Annual Members Show is generously sponsored every year by Ray Black & Sons in honor of founding member Ginny Black. The exhibition showcases recent artistic work from YAC Members in a single comprehensive exhibition. YAC members are diverse in their practice, ranging from quilters, painters, and sculptors to poets, performers, and video artists.

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This will be a diverse and interesting show as members are encouraged to think outside of the box with their submissions. YAC members have a variety of artistic talents, ranging from quilters, painters, and sculptors to poets, performers, and video artists. There is no size restriction, presentation requirement, medium specification or quantity limitation - all member art is welcome.

There is still time to participate in this exhibition if you are a current (2018/19) YAC member. Each member is allowed one free entry and additional entries are just $20 each. The deadline is January 3 at 5 pm. Drop off dates are January 2-3 from 10 am – 5 pm. Pick up dates are February 19 & 20 from 10 am – 5 pm.

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Awards will be selected by an invitational juror. Jurying will take place in the gallery on Friday, January 12 and will include any proposed performance or time-based artworks included in the exhibition. Awards are assigned based on innovation and artistic merit.

The Members' Show has awards based on innovation and artistic merit. Best of Show will receive $250 and a feature profile right here on iList. Solo Show Award will get his/her work on exhibition at 1857 Hotel & US Bank Lobby. First place gets $125, second place receives $75, and third place receives $50.

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Become a Member!

Being a YAC member not only gets you tons of benefits and insider-access to YAC happenings, it is also a way to show your support of the arts community in Paducah and beyond. YAC offers programming that brings art from outside of Paducah into the area, and promotes our local arts community to the world. Your membership is a way to help ensure we can continue our hard work at bringing you quality exhibitions, diverse workshops, and other cultural events.

All membership proceeds support the center by helping to present and preserve its great works of art now and in the future. The YAC seeks to broaden the region’s exposure to new and beneficial exhibitions. With the support of members, the promotion of the visual arts in Western Kentucky can continue and improve.

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Visit theyeiser.org for more information about this exhibition or how to become a member.