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Women’s Exhibit: “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories”

March 4, 2023 - April 17, 2023

Our annual exhibit, celebrating Women’s History Month in the US, comes back to Josephy for March and April!


Sugar Plum Dreams © Jessie Swimeley and Jill Storey

This year’s theme: “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.”

This collection of work explores the celebration of women through moments of self contemplation and expression. The artists find connections of place and daily experiences that push and pull on the fabric of womanhood in nuanced and diverse ways- Auburn Isaak (2023 curator)

This year’s exhibit will feature artwork from 63 artists. We have invited  88 individual works in a variety of mediums, to include but not limited to: Painting (watercolor, acrylic, & oil); Photography; Digital Painting; Drawing; Sculpture; Printmaking; Mixed Media; Fibers; Film, and more! 

Opening reception: Saturday March 4th; 6:30-9pm

Curator: Auburn Isaak

Curator Event: Artist’s brown bag presentation.
March 21st at Noon @ Josephy Center.

Auburn’s Bio: Auburn Isaak creates her art while surrounded by the legendary eastern Oregon terrain. With the  clear skies, lush vegetation, unique wildlife, and truly breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains and rolling hills. One could not ask for a more inspiring place to create. Auburn’s current work is pulled from the fluidity of the nature she surrounds herself with, and she is constantly striving to push the boundaries and dimensions of fluid acrylics and mixed media. When Auburn is not creating art, she can be found playing guitar; gardening; hanging with her wife, Mackenzie, or exploring the landscapes that surround her. Auburn is a native of eastern Oregon growing up in Joseph, OR, where she went on to graduate from Eastern Oregon University in 2012, with a Bachelor of Science degree in art and now currently works in the Dean’s Office for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Influenced Beauty © Auburn Isaak


Thank you to our sponsors,
Wallowa County Soroptimist and the Autzen Foundation


March 4, 2023
April 17, 2023
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Josephy Center for Arts & Culture
403 N Main St
Joseph, OR 97846 United States
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