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

Point of Time & TextureHandmade Paper Art by Annie Alexander - Photographs by Esmeralda Ruiz

May 22 - June 26, 2015
Details: Alexander and Ruiz will transport you to a world of colorful, textural peace. A feast for the eyes and mind. Local artist Annie Alexander showing handmade paper art and Esmeralda Ruiz showing photographs. Please join us for this meditative exhibit.
Opening Reception: Friday, May 22, 2015
The reception from: 5-7 pm
*opening coincides with May's Artwalk
Open For Second Artwalk: Friday, June 26 , 2015
5-7 pm
Exhibit and Opening: FREE and Open to the Public.
Gallery Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Plus Receptions, Artwalks, and by Appointment
Location: YC Art Gallery; 1100 E. Sheldon St.
Prescott, AZ 86301
For More Information: Call 928.776.2031

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 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

  • 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