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Art Center seeking new artists in the new year

December 28, 2021 – Art Center Ukiah has laid plans to bring in some new artists in the new year. Art Center Ukiah is a non-profit art gallery, run by volunteers, tucked behind the Corner Gallery on State Street in downtown Ukiah.  With a mission to support local artists and display local art, the Art Center has ambitious plans for the New Year and hopes its imminent series of exhibits and workshops will entice more people to visit the gallery and participate in upcoming community events. Laura Fogg is a local artist who serves as a volunteer board member of Art Center Ukiah. She explains that the Art Center  wants to increase community involvement in the new year.

Fogg strategized to design exhibits for the 2022 season that would involve more community members: she reached out to diverse organizations and community leaders and asked them to curate exhibits and workshops on the themes of their choosing to be displayed in the Art Center gallery.This collaborative method yields fresh and provocative results. For example, the National Alliance for Mental Illness, NAMI, will sponser an exhibit on suicide and mental illness. The Pomo Nation will offer an exhibit on sovereignty and safety, and Ukiah City Council Member Juan Orozco will organize an exhibit on immigration. Each of these exhibits will offer free community workshops, too.

Fogg offers more details on each upcoming event in the audio report.

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