The Art Galleries at Yavapai College

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


Current Exhibition - Prescott Campus

Faculty ExhibitionFaculty Exhibition

August 18 - September 19, 2015
Details: Please join us for one of our favorite shows of the year!
Yavapai College Prescott Art Gallery begins the academic year with the faculty exhibition. Work produced by both full and part-time faculty illustrate the department’s high standards for design and craftsmanship.
Opening Reception: Friday, August 28, 2015
The reception from: 5-7 pm
Artwalk (coincides with opening reception): Friday, August 28, 2015
5-7 pm
Exhibit and Opening: FREE and Open to the Public.
Gallery Hours: Tues & Wed: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thurs, Fri & Sat: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed: Sun & Mon
Location: YC Art Gallery; 1100 E. Sheldon St.
Prescott, AZ 86301
For More Information: Call 928.776.2031

Current Exhibition - Verde Valley Campus

3- MinutesPhotographs by Esmeralda Ruiz

August 24 - September 17, 2015
Details: Esmeralda Ruiz’s photography is magically beautiful, hopeful and calming. Her work titled 3 Minutes is a result of a health issue she had as a child resulting in fl at lining during surgery. During her recovery process she surrounded herself with images and art books while trying to make sense of what she encountered. The experiences and dreams she had as a child are expressed in her peaceful images.
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 27, 2015
The reception from: 5-7 pm
Exhibit and Opening: FREE and Open to the Public.
Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed: Fri, Sat & Sun
Location: Yavapai college Verde Art Gallery
601 Black Hills Dr. Bldg F-111, Clarkdale, AZ 86324
For More Information: Call 928.649.5479

Yavapai College Permanent Art Collection

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

  • Mark Williams
  • Mauricio Mendoza
  • Marcusen
  • Lyman Whittaker
  • Leslie Parsons
  • Leonard Salonsky
  • John Skurja
  • James Orndorf2
  • James Orndorf
  • Gary Kooken
  • Fil Kewanyama
  • Donn Corn
  • Davis-Asay
  • Tom McClure
  • Unknown
  • Einfrank
  • Bill Pauley
  • Paul Espusito
  • Lanet Moravec
  • Barbara Sorenson
  • Gary Slater
  • Michael Anderson
  • Steven Klein
  • Unknown2
  • Barbara Wills
  • David Dvorak
  • Leslie Parsons
  • Marc Luedtke
  • Maria Lyman
  • Hank Keneally
  • N/A
  • John Dobberteen1
  • John Dobberteen2
  • John Dobberteen3
  • John Dobberteen4
  • Dave Gabaldon
  • Ralph Hartleigh

Exhibition Proposals

If you have an interest in exhibiting at the Yavapai College Art Gallery please click here.

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

Yavapai College Art Gallery -
Verde Valley Campus
  • 601 Black Hills Dr., F-111
  • Clarkdale, AZ 86324
  • (928) 649-5479
  • Gallery Hours: Closed Summer
Verde Valley Art Gallery Manager:

Art Gallery Scheduled Closure Dates

  • Memorial Day: Mon, May 25, 2015
  • Independence Day Observed: Thurs, July 2, 2015
  • Labor Day: Mon, September, 7 2015
  • Veterans Day: Wed, November 11, 2015
  • Thanksgiving: Wed-Fri Nov 25-27, 2015
  • Winter Break: Mon-Fri, Dec 21-Jan 1, 2016

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