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"Moments" Mercedes Muñoz – December 2017
"Unnamed" courtesy of the artist.
Mercedes Muñoz, local ceramicist and Interim Gallery Director at the Canvas, will display a solo artist exhibit at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum during the month of December 2017. Ms. Muñoz incorporates her love of drawing and sketching into her functional porcelain forms through the use of decals, gold luster, and carving techniques. Ms. Muñoz completed her BFA in Studio Arts with an emphasis in ceramics at Montana State University.
Abel Ryan – January and February 2018
"It's Not Just Black and White" courtesy of Abel Ryan
Tsimshian carver Abel Ryan, born in Ketchikan, is a member of the wolf clan and is a member of the Metlakatla Indian community. He studied carving with master carver Jack Hudson of Metlakatla and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sheldon Jackson College and a Native Arts Studio and Printmaking degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He has been a practicing Northwest Coast artist for 30 years, wood and silver carving for over 25 years. Abel exhibits a unique style with his Northwest Coast work.
14th Annual 12x12 Community Art Exhibit: Seasons – March & April 2018
Each year the City Museum hosts a unique community art exhibit in which artists of all ages are encouraged to create works within the parameters of a square or a cube, measuring 12" x 12" (by 12") including the framing. This year we encouraged artists to create on the theme of “Seasons.”