The Art Galleries at Yavapai College

The Yavapai College Art Galleries are instructional galleries under the umbrella of the Visual, Performing and Liberal Arts Division. All openings sponsored by the YC Art Department


Current Exhibition - Prescott Campus

Prescott Professional ArtistsProfessional Artists of Prescott: Journeys of a Lifetime

  • June 27 - August 2, 2014
  • Yavapai College Art Gallery, Prescott Campus
  • Nine award winning nationally recognized local professional artists will be displaying work at the Yavapai College Prescott Art Gallery. Subject matter ranges from landscapes to flowers with many works celebrating the West. These artists have spent a lifetime on their work and continue to be inspired by their surroundings. Please join us for this special show of a unique and talented group.
  • Opening Reception: Friday, June 27, 5-7 pm
    Coincides with Artwalk.
  • Artist introductions with Sheila Savannah
    at 5:15 pm
  • Summer Gallery Hours: Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Saturday morning 10:00-noon, during the Farmer's Market.
  • YC Art Gallery; 1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, AZ 86301
  • For more information, please call 928.776.2031

Upcoming Exhibition - Prescott Campus

YC Art FacultyYavapai College Art Faculty Exhibition: Recent Work

  • August 8 - September 13, 2014
  • Yavapai College Art Gallery, Prescott Campus
  • Yavapai College Art Gallery Prescott is happy to showcase our very own Art Faculty and to view some of their Recent Work. A range of Artists and Mediums will be represented including faculty from Painting, Ceramics, Photography, Sculpture, Graphic Design, Woodworking, and Drawing. Many Artists will be on hand during the Reception to discuss their work as well as the classes they teach. Coincides with Artwalk. We hope to see you there!
  • Opening Reception: Friday, August 22, 5-7 pm
  • Gallery Fall Hours (starting Aug. 8):
    Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Closed: Sunday and Monday
  • YC Art Gallery; 1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, AZ 86301
  • For more information, please call 928.776.2031

Yavapai College Permanent Art Collection

Watch the slideshow and learn more about each piece by clicking here for the pdf

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Exhibition Proposals

If you have interest in exhibiting in the Yavapai College Art Galleries, please contact us. The Gallery committee reviews submissions yearly in March. Currently we are scheduling exhibitions two years in advance.

Please submit CD with 15 digital images, with size, materials and date; resume; and statement and/or website address to accompany the exhibition proposal. Include prepaid envelope if you would like your materials returned.

Yavapai College Art Gallery
  • 1100 East Sheldon Street
  • Box 6850
  • Prescott, AZ 86301
  • (928) 776-2031
  • email
Prescott Art Gallery Manager:

Art Gallery Scheduled Closure Dates

  • Labor Day: September 1, 2014 (Mon)
  • Veteran's Day: November 11, 2014 (Tues)
  • Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 26-28, 2014 (Wed-Fri)
  • Winter Break: Dec 22-Jan 2, 2015 (Mon-Fri)

Interested in Photographing Artwork at Home?

The videos below were made by The Cleveland Institute of Art regarding the proper procedures for photographing 2Dimensional and 3Dimensional artwork. The videos go over studio lighting, art placement, and camera positioning for the general preparation needed to photograph your artwork at home. You may not have all the equipment used in these videos – however, the core concepts needed for Digital Submission is covered.

Additionally, below you will also find a .PDF with thorough and understandable directions for How to Set Your Digital Camera to Photograph Art, in case you were interested.

Click here to download (18kb pdf)




Adjusting Your Newly Photographed Images in Photoshop

You may already know how to prepare you artwork in Photoshop for your digital submission to the Student Juried Exhibition. If you don’t or you need a refresher course, these videos – made for The Cleveland Institute of Art, are great! There’s a part 1 and 2 so, if you decide to check them out, make sure you watch them in order.

Creating Digital Portfolio Images from your Work, Part One


Creating Digital Portfolio Images from your Work, Part Two