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Alex Combs Award to grant $1500 this year.  

The Alex Combs Artist Award is a designated fund administrated by Bunnell Street Arts Center for working artists to apply for up to $1500 to explore new techniques and ideas through workshops and symposiums.  The award was established by friends of Alex Combs in memory of his dedication to mentoring Alaskan artists. Awards are based on the merit of the work presented. Awards will be given to artists working in ceramics, painting and sculpture. Artists are required to be an Alaskan resident. Proposals will be reviewed by the ACAA committee.  The deadline for proposals is October 1. Artist are asked to submit the following by email to 

  • 10 digital images of work done in the last two years
  • Letter of intent for the Alex Combs Award 
  • Artist statement
  • Resume


Please forward using the link above!  Thank you!

Bunnell seeks Visual Art Exhibition proposals by October 31

Alaskan artists seeking a widely-acclaimed professional venue for exhibition of works of art are encouraged to apply for solo, duo and group shows in Bunnell Street Arts Center's Visual Art Exhibition program, sponsored by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. Work does not necessarily have to be for sale.  Month-long exhibits will take place between October 2012 and December 2013. Bunnell provides a catered reception at the opening/artist talk, and a statewide mailing of full-color exhibition announcements (as well as 50 for the artists' personal use). In association with the exhibit, Bunnell also welcomes artists' proposals for workshops and Artist in Schools.  


Please email five images no more than 1 MB each of work representative of the desired exhibit, an artists statement of intent for the exhibit and a current art resume to Exhibits Panel c/o Asia Freeman, Artistic/Executive Director Proposals can also be on a CD by mail to Exhibits Panel c/o Asia Freeman, 106 W Bunnell, Suite A, Homer AK 99603.  


for more information see Bunnell Exhibitions and for a look at current and past exhibitions see Past Exhibits.  


Please forward to artists using the link above! 

Bunnell Street Arts Center is a non-profit organization supported in part by grants from the Paul G Allen Family Foundation, the City of Homer Grants Program through the Homer Foundation, the Ramuson Foundation, the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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Bunnell's Board of Directors:

Rika Mouw, Pres.
Gaye Wolfe,Vice-pres.
Diane McBride, Sec.
Michele Miller, Treas.

Briana Allen
Carla Klinker Cope
Maura Drias
Sandy Gillespie 

Art Koeninger
Jo Michalski
Flo Larson
Aimee Sulczynski
Carol Swartz
Ann-M. Wimmerstedt