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

Fall 2014 Juried Student ExhibitionFall 2014 Juried Student Exhibition

Dates: October 31 - December 13, 2014
Details: Yavapai College Art Gallery Prescott is proud to present the Fall Juried Student Exhibition. All works are by art students currently enrolled at Yavapai College. Juried works in the exhibition include printmaking, painting, watercolor, jewelry, sculpture, ceramics and digital representations.

Tania Radda from Phoenix juried the show. Her wood sculptures are shown nationally and internationally and are shown in many galleries, invitationals as well as museum and private collections. She currently is a faculty member at Grand Canyon University, Arizona and was previously adjunct faculty in the woodworking program at Yavapai College.

Opening Reception: Friday, October 31 and November 28
in conjunction with the Prescott Art Walk.
The receptions are from: 5-7 pm
with refreshments served.
Exhibit and Opening: FREE and Open to the Public.
Gallery Fall Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Closed: Sunday
Location: YC Art Gallery; 1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, AZ 86301
For More Information: Call 928.776.2031

Current Exhibition - Verde Valley Campus

Radical CenterRadical Center: Work by Rose Moon, Paul Gazda and Cathy Gazda

  • September 29 - October 23, 2014
  • Yavapai College Art Gallery, Verde Valley Campus
  • In geometry, the power center of three circles is called the radical center.
    The work of these three artists is more than purely visual: it invites interpretation at their radical center of meaning.
  • Opening Reception: Thursday, October 2, 5-7 pm
  • Gallery Hours:
    Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Closed: Fri, Sat and Sun
  • YC Verde Valley Art Gallery; 601 Black Hills Dr., F-111 Clarkdale, AZ 86324
  • For more information, please call 928.649.5479

Upcoming Exhibition - Verde Valley Campus

Lincoln CastriconeNever Been-Never Left

  • November 3 - November 25, 2014
  • Yavapai College Art Gallery, Verde Valley Campus
  • “Landscape never bores me, and when it's grand, I'm called beyond myself, which is a good thing. For me a good landscape photograph or painting evokes at once an invitation, a sense of familiarity and mystery, the recognition of a place I've never been and never left.” –Lincoln Castricone
  • Opening Reception: Thursday, November 6, 5-7 pm
  • Gallery Hours:
    Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Closed: Fri, Sat and Sun
  • YC Verde Valley Art Gallery; 601 Black Hills Dr., F-111 Clarkdale, AZ 86324
  • For more information, please call 928.649.5479

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:

Yavapai College Art Gallery -
Verde Valley Campus
  • 601 Black Hills Dr., F-111
  • Clarkdale, AZ 86324
  • (928) 649-5479
  • Gallery Hours: M-TH 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Closed: Fri, Sat and Sun
Verde Valley Art Gallery Manager:

Art Gallery Scheduled Closure Dates

  • Labor Day: September 1, 2014 (Mon)
  • Thanksgiving: Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
  • 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