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

Issues in Print

February 9 - March 3, 2016
Details: Smart and satirical cover art which captures the voice of writers and journalists worldwide makes Brian Stauffer an artist in demand. Rolling Stone, Time, The New Yorker, The New York Times and many more call upon this graphic designer and illustrator for his artistic talent and ability to capture complicated social themes. Experience this exhibition and you will surely recognize and remember the work of Prescott High School and Yavapai College alumni, Brian Stauffer. See why his award winning design for The Nation in 2004 was ranked as one of the “Top 40 Covers from the Past Forty Years.”
Opening Reception
(Coincides with Prescott Downtown Artwalk):
Friday, February 26, 2016
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

VV Faculty

January 19 - March 3, 2016
Details: Spring 2016 Faculty Exhibition - Recent work from Yavapai College Verde Art Faculty Please join us for one of our favorite shows of the year! Come see what amazing work our faculty produce on top of their demanding teaching schedules. Learn more about what classes we offer at Yavapai College and get a chance to be inspired by new and recent work from our Art faculty. Exhibiting art faculty include Laura Bloomenstein, Ben Norton, Richard Ozanne, Bennett Roti, and Thomas Schumacher.
Opening Reception: January 21, 2016
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 Staff

 Art Gallery Staff

Art Gallery Staff

Name and Title Email & Telephone
Dr. Amy Stein
Dr. Amy Stein
Director of Yavapai College Art Galleries
Verde Valley: 634.6525; amy.stein@yc.edu
Megan Dean
Prescott Art Gallery Manager
Prescott: 776-2031;
megan.dean@yc.edu
Bennett Roti
Verde Valley Art Gallery Manager
Verde Valley: ;
bennett.roti@yc.edu


Art Gallery Scheduled Closure Dates

  • Thanksgiving: Wed-Fri Nov 25-28, 2015
  • Winter Break: Mon-Fri, Dec 21-Jan 4, 2016
  • Martin Luther King Jr Day Holiday: Mon, Jan 18, 2016
  • Spring Break: Mon-Sat, Mar 6-12, 2016
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 30, 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