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Creative York West

Creative York West, our auxiliary gallery space, is located in a quaint historic row home just around the corner from our main building. Artists, art organizations, schools, and small businesses can rent the gallery to display work for 1-4 weeks. Located at 118 W Philadelphia Street.

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 10-2pm*
First Fridays from 5-9pm
*unless otherwise stated in exhibition schedule

Creative York West Gallery 2018 Exhibits

January 25 – February 17, 2018
An exhibit in partnership with Gordon Recycling
Opening Reception and Awards: Thursday, January 25 • 5-7 pm
Artists participate in an art challenge to create artwork from recyclable materials provided by Gordon Recycling.  Finished artwork must be made of at least 75% of recycled material.

March 1 – March 10, 2018 
Animalia: An Exploration of Animals in Art
Opening Reception: Thursday March 1 • 5-7pm, and Friday March 2 • 5-9pm
This animal-themed group exhibit is a benefit fundraiser for Harvest Vegfest, coming to York on September 22, 2018. Participating artists include: Matthew Clay-Robison, Sue Coe, Meghan Elizabeth, Athena Chantiles, Alice Forde, Erin Toms, Nathaniel Corn, Amanda Clark, Savannah Schroll Guz, Susan Scofield, Michele Ports Gargiulo, and more! The gallery will be open every day from 10-4 during this exhibit.

March 15 – March 17, 2018 
York College “Kunst and Kultur Exhibit”
Opening Reception: Thurs, March 15 • 3:15-4:15pm
The 3rd annual Kunst and Kultur Exhibit features work by York College students depicting an aspect of the German language or German-speaking culture through a variety of media. Join us at this opening reception and enjoy some delicious German soft pretzels and other refreshments. Shuttle schedule to downtown available HERE.

March 19 – March 24, 2018 
High School Showcase: Dallastown High School
Opening Reception: Friday, March 23rd • 5-7pm
Dallastown High School is proud to present this showcase of artworks by Dallastown High School students.

April 6 – April 7, 2018 
York County Hispanic Coalition: Logo Contest Exhibit
Opening Reception: Friday, April 6 • 5-8 pm
Artists were challenged to design a logo for the York County Hispanic Coalition. All entries will be displayed at Creative York West (118 W Philadelphia St) in April 2018. The winning design will be selected by judges appointed by the York County Hispanic Coalition, and will be announced at the opening reception for the exhibit. The winning designer will win $250 and their design will be used online, in print, and on YCHCmerchandise. 

April 15 – April 21
York County Solid Waste Authority Earth Day Recycled Art Contest
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 19 • 6:30-8:30 pm
The York County Solid Waste Authority’s fourth annual Earth Day Recycled Art Contest for York County High School students is an opportunity for teen artists in York to think creatively about trash. Participants are challenged to create works of art from only recycled/repurposed materials with the exception of paints, dyes, adhesives, canvas and mounting hardware. York County businesses, Refindings, and LifePath Christian Ministries have generously donated materials for the students to use in their creations. Entries will be judged on April 19th and announced at that evening’s reception at 6:30. For each winning entry both the student artist and their school’s art department will be awarded art supply gift certificates.

April 30 – May 5 
High School Showcase: York Suburban High School Showcase
Opening Reception: TBA

May 1 – May 6
High School Showcase: York Suburban High School
Opening Reception: TBA

May 7 – May 12 
High School Showcase: Central York High School
Opening Reception: TBA

May 14 – May 19 
High School Showcase: West York Area High School
Opening Reception: TBA

May 21 – May 26 
Opening Reception: TBA

May 28 – June 2 
Opening Reception: TBA

June 4 – June 9
Opening Reception: TBA

June 11 – June 16
Opening Reception: TBA

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