about the exhibit
The West Nebraska Arts Center, with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, is pleased to present Creative Pages in our Bronson Gallery, A 1-page, 2-page scrapbook, scrapbook, art journal, altered art books, & cards exhibit.
Creative Pages opens in our Bronson Gallery, Thursday, January 31st, with a reception from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m hors d’ oeuvres and refreshments. This exhibit is generously sponsored Nebraska Arts Council & Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
Creative Pages is a group, non-juried exhibit open to 1, 2-page scrapbook, scrapbooks, art journals, altered art books, and cards (notecards, ATC-artist trading cards, etc.). There are six categories in this exhibit.
Scrapbooking, 1-pg, & 2-pg scrapbooks are focused on collation & presentation, of memories, photos, memorabilia, journaling, & embellishments using creative techniques to enhance these, to preserve memories for future generations and to exercise your creativity as you display our memories.
Art journaling is focused on the creation of a visual journal or diary using your artistic skills & techniques. Physical form to your thoughts, expectations & dreams, realities & events, everyday events & exceptional occasions. It can include memories, personal reflections, philosophies or observations, it’s for all sides of yourself. Anything & everything goes: painting, drawing, pen & ink, doodling & noodling, stamping, photos, & collage.
Altered Art book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different form,
altering its appearance &/or meaning. An altered book artist takes a book (old, new, recycled or multiple) & cuts, tears, glues, burns, folds, paints, adds to, collages, rebinds, gold-leaf, creates pop-ups, rubber-stamps, drills, & bolts.
Cards can be notecards that you create with any type of medium & any size you want, ATC - Artist Trading Cards are tiny 2.5”X3.5”, original piece of art created with the intention of swapping or trading it with another artist, not selling it. The back usually contains artist information. ACEOs - Art Cards, Editions, & Originals are ATCs with the intention of selling. These all can be created with any type of medium.
Winners of the exhibit:
Creative Pages can be viewed in our Bronson Gallery through March 31st. Visit the gallery Tuesday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays. Gallery admission is FREE and open to the public.
A special thanks to Jan Durnin, Vic Bentley, Vicki Schmitt for her assistance in prepping the gallery and helping with the installation of this exhibit.
The Nebraska Arts Council, a state agency, has supported this program through its matching grants program funded by the Nebraska Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Visit www.nebraskaartscouncil.org for information on how the Nebraska Arts Council can assist your organization, or how you can support the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
The West Nebraska Arts Center is a 501c3 cultural non-profit organization committed to education, awareness and excellence in the arts, serving the North Platte Valley Region. WNAC is located at the corner of 1st Avenue and 18th Street in Scottsbluff, NE. Visit the gallery free of charge Tuesday through Friday 9 to 5, Weekends from 1 to 5. www.thewnac.com. or find us on Facebook.