DISCOVERED: Emerging Visual Artists Announced

We are happy to announce the five winners of the bi-annual Discovered: Emerging Visual Artists award.

October 2017

Jenny Harp – mixed media
Dayana Leon – oil/video
Catherine Sieck – paper
Kala Stein – ceramics
Jaynee Watson – mixed media

Each artist will receive a $2000 stipend, a joint show at the Petaluma Arts Center, and inclusion in a professionally produced catalogue. This year’s program generated 80 recommendations, nearly 49 applications, 12 finalists and now the 5 winners. Jurors for this year’s show include Kate Eilertsen, Michael Schwager and Jessica Martin.

The show opening is set for Saturday, January 21st at the Petaluma Arts Center, 230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma, 5:00-7:00 pm. Funding for this program is generously provided by the Artist Awards Endowment Fund at the Community Foundation of Sonoma County.

Congratulations to this year’s Emerging Visual Artists!