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40 Under 40 Exhibition at Schack Art Center

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      Schack Art Center
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      40 Under 40 Exhibition
      Exhibition October 13 – November 12

      Opening Night: Thursday, October 13, 2022


      “Women have never been treated equally in the art world, and today they remain dramatically underrepresented and undervalued in museums, galleries and auction houses”.

      -National Museum of Women in the Arts

      Schack Art Center is celebrating young women artists in an exhibition, 40 under 40. We encourage women, trans women and non-binary artists under the age of 40 to apply. 2-Dimensional, sculptures and installations are accepted.

      From October 13 through November 12th, Schack Art Center will be celebrating women artists in our exhibition spaces.

      Main Gallery features the glass sculptures of Anna Skibska.

      Emerging Young Artist Gallery will feature grade school artists creating artwork inspired by Women Artists.

      Mezzanine Gallery will feature 40 under 40, celebrating young women and non-binary artists


      40 Under 40 Call for Artists
      Timeline and Submission Process

      Monday, August 1, 2022: Artist Statement and Images due

      Friday, August 19, 2022: Notice of Acceptance

      Week of October 3, 2022: Artwork due at Schack Art Center

      Call for Artists Application: APPLY HERE



      Susan Zoccola

      Susan Zoccola resides in Seattle, WA and has been a practicing artist for over 25 years. She studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and the University of Washington. Susan has completed many major public art commissions, including “Bower” a plaza sculpture for TriMet in Portland, OR; “River” for the R.W. Baird headquarters, Chicago, IL; and “Murmuration”, a large suspended sculpture at Pacific Place in downtown Seattle. Other notable public commissions include the Seattle Center; Seattle Aquarium; Toledo Convention Center; San Diego Fire Station 50; Spokane College; Peoria Station, Denver; and a series of 16 light sculptures in downtown Everett, WA. Her work can be found in many private and public collections, including the City of Portland, City of Seattle, and UW Medical Center. Throughout her career, Susan has exhibited her studio work nationally, and received numerous awards (Artist Trust, Pilchuck Glass School’s Anderson Award) and residencies (Sculpture Space, Utica, NY, Centrum Foundation, and Pratt Fine Arts Center).

      Kelly Pajek

      Kelly Pajek is the Director of 4Culture Public Art in Seattle, Washington bringing over 20 years of experience to high profile, large scale permanent and temporary art projects throughout the United States. Kelly has made a mark on the programs she has been part of – from New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts for Transit, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art, Fort Worth Public Art in Texas and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.

      At 4Culture Kelly collaborates with a dynamic nine-person Public Art Advisory Committee and dedicated six-person public art team to cultivate unique art experiences with partners throughout King County such as Facilities, Metro, Natural Resources and Parks, Wastewater Treatment and Harborview Medical Center. She is responsible for the County’s yearly 1% for Art plan. Kelly also cultivates relationships with private developers and public agencies on consulting projects throughout the region. She believes in the power and personality artists bring to daily life and their ability to impact civic landscapes in a dynamic way.

      Deadline: August 1, 2022

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