January 24th at 6:30 | State Proof Artist Reception
Please join us for a closing reception with local artists included in this month's exhibitionState Proof. This is an excellent opportunity to view the exhibition before it closes on Saturday, January 26, as well as a chance to meet some of the artists, learn more about printmaking in Alaska and enjoy some light refreshments. We hope to see you there!
October 23rd at 6:00 | Artist Talk
We are happy to welcome Center Gallery artist, Stephen Gray and North Gallery Artist, Louke Ellenbroek to talk about their exhibitions, process and inspiration.
May 24th at 6:30 | Artist Talk
We are excited to have all three exhibiting artists, Susan Joy Share, Tami Phelps, and Richard J. Murphy available to present about their work and current exhibits.
April 28th 1-3pm | Volunteer Appreciation Party
Get together for the current IGCA volunteers to meet, learn about the new systems, and talk with the manager and board members.
April 26th at 6:30pm | Artist Talk
Artist talk and panel discussion with the artist couples from the Duos Show
April 15th 2018, 2:00 - 5:00 pm | The Artist as Culture Producer: Conversations in Alaska Workshop
At the Anchorage Museum Auditorium- Sharon Louden and Matthew Deleget conduct professional development workshops sharing keys for artists to sustain their creative lives. Based on Sharon Louden's webinars for Creative Capital and centered around the professional development platform, ArtistsThrive.org, Sharon and Matthew not only give information that applies to everyone but also try to resolve issues by individuals who bring their inquiries to them. This is open to all. Documentation supports these workshops. Artists bring your questions! Matthew and Sharon are excited to answer them.
April 12th 2018, 6:30 - 8:30pm | The Artist as Culture Producer: Conversations in Alaska Presentation
At the Anchorage Museum Auditorium- Book Conversation based on Sharon Louden’s book The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life. Sharon will moderate a conversation with contributors to her book Hrag Vartanian, Matthew Deleget, and Deana Haggag.
March 10th at 2:00 | Artist Talk
We will be inviting UAA Painting and Sculpture Students and Teachers to discuss the work and theme, Technology and Nature
February 15th 2018, 6:30pm | ARTIST TALK
Presentations by exhibiting artists Elise Rose on her show Earthwork (showing in the Center Gallery), and Karinna Gomez on her show Interior (showing in the North Gallery).
February 4th 2018, 11-3pm | WORKSHOP
Workshop by the wonderful Elissa Meyers of BLUEREDYELLOW
OCTOBER 20, 2017 | ARTIST TALK
Presentations by Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough, Joe Senungetuk, nand Linda Lyons with an introduction by curator Pat Shelton
AUGUST 4, 2017 | ARTIST TALK
Artist talks by Kes Woodward and Bill Brody
JULY 25, 2017 | ARTIST TALK
Artist talk by Anne Wedler
JUNE 17, 2017 | CONTEMPORARY CHALK ART CHALLENGE
April 7, 2017 Artist Talk
Artist talk by Carmel Anderson
January 27, 2017 Member and Volunteer Party
December 15, 2016 Artist Talk
Artist talk by Honor Bowman Hall, Sandra Talbot, Jason Fristensky and David Pettibone
Monster Drawing Rally Friday, October 7, 2016
The Monster Drawing Rally was an event in which artists came together and created drawings live in the gallery, in one hour shifts. Part exhibition, part performance, the event allowed art enthusiasts to see the artist at work during First Friday!
IGCA BLOCK PARTY Friday, Sept. 2, 5 PM - 10 PM
THANKS to all of our wonderful sponsors
The Wonderful Beer and Wine Garden Team:
Our Fantastic Food Trucks:
The Tasty Traveler
The talented musicians:
The Frothy Moths
Momentum Dance Collective:
Great Joy Nelson
Taylor M. Hicks
Our Participating Artists:
Alaska Plein Air Painters (Don Kolstad)
Anchorage Community Works (Will Dowd)
Melancholy Press (Joe and Donna Carr)
Momentum Dance Collective
Susan Joy Share
Our Event Committee:
Garrett Burtner, Honor Hall, Keren Lowell, Enzina Marrari (Chair), Elise Rose, Michele Suchland (Chair), Jamie Whiteman, Tracy Williams, Jocelyn Young
August 11, 2016 Artist Talk
Artist talk by Graham Dane
July 28, 2016 Artist Talk
Curator talk by Graham Dane
April 15, 2016 Artist Talk
Artist talks by Lukas Easton, Jade Ariah, Carol McCarty, Sandra Talbot, and Will Kozloff
March 25, 2016 Artist Talk
Artist talk by Stephen Gray
February 11, 2016 Artist Talks
Artist talks by Honor Bowman, Sarah Melissa Whalen and Don Decker
January 8, 2016 Artist Talks
Artist talks by Allison Estergard, Lukas Easton and Sharon Trager
October 30, 2015 Member Appreciation Party at IGCA
September 18, 2015 Artist Talk at IGCA
Esther Hong, Curator and artists Rachelle Dowdy, Pat Shelton, and Susan Share
Second Annual IGCA Block Party September 4, 2015
OUR SPONSORS: Blaines Art, Cabin Fever, Gold Star Printing, Hulin Alaskan Design, NeighborWorks Alaska, Relax Alaska, Sparc: a creative place, Stephan Fine Arts & The Crest Gallery in Hotel Captain Cook, The Quilted Raven, Marsha Burns, Jana Hayenga, Kim Marcucci, Garry Mealor, Jo Michalski and Tina Tomsen M.D.
ARTISTS & PERFORMERS: SPARC artists, Salila-Andrea Kubitza with Krambambuli Puppet Theater, Julie Fogg, Don Kolstad and the Plein Air Painters, Heidi Weiland, Jonathan Lang, Jenna Gerrety, Moises Hernandez, Kim Marcucci, Mike Conti, Sarah Burtner, Susan Joy Share, Cecilia Karoly-Lister and Out North Theater, Whitney Youngman, Joe and Donna Carr, Anchorage Guerilla Knitters, Elise Rose, Momentum Dance Collective, Anchorage Opera, Tanana Rafters, Michael Faubion, JR and the Red Handed, Whitney Youngman, Naked Mable, Termination Dust, Dutchess and Anchorage Vaudeville and Friends: Melissa Wanamaker, Paisley Wanamaker, Ella Wanamaker, Michael Bringold, Fiona Worcester and Jim Kerr.
VOLUNTEERS: Heather Bane, Rebecca Brubaker, Will Dowd, Mark Figura, Marge Fowler, Sam Gonzalez, Philip Hall, Carl Hild, Keren Lowell, Cheryl Lyon, Sadie Lyon, Don Mohr, Michelle Owen, Eryn Rose, Kelly Ryan, Sarana Schell, Craig Suchland, Scott McDonald, Valerie Svancara, Garrett Burtner, Alex Waggoner and Levi Werner.
BLOCK PARTY COMMITTEE: Honor Bowman, Sarah Burtner, Amy Devereux, Sarah Glaser, Enzina Marrari, Tracy Roesch-Williams, Elise Rose, Michele Suchland and Jamie Whiteman.
And thanks to the following for their contributions: Alaska Knit Nat – Natasha Price, Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Arctic Provisions, Cyrano’s Off Center Playhouse, Ghost Light Cafe, Ginger and The Magpie.
August 2015 Artist Talk at IGCA
August 7th, 7 pm
August 28th, 6 pm
August 28th, 6 pm
July 2015 Artist Talks at IGCA
July 3rd, 7pm
July 10th, 6pm
July 31st, 6pm