SEEDS: Westobou Gallery's sixth annual juried exhibition of small works priced at an affordable $300 or less.
NOVEMBER 6-DECEMBER 19, 2020
Twelve local and regional artists, with a variety of artistic styles and backgrounds, come together in Westobou Gallery for a unique display of works. To stay true to Westobou’s values, our 2020 juror, Karlota Contreras-Koterbay, chose artists based on quality, variety, creativity, craftsmanship and inclusivity.
Featured artists include:
|Devin Lovett...||Franklin Delgado|
|Debra Estep...||Sara Mays|
|Claire Pope...||Stephanie Hardigree|
|Jeff Repko...||Clarence Heyward|
|Katie Kameen...||Paula Reynaldi|
|Chase Lanier...||Staci Swider|
Be sure to check out the Westo-boutique in collaboration with Handmade Fair at Westobou Gallery from December 7-19.
About the Juror:
As an Appalachian-based Filipinx artist, curator and art administrator, Karlota Contreras-
Koterbay navigates the world through the lens of a post-colonial citizen, a cultural activist
tasked to provide agency for empowerment through art.
Contreras-Koterbay is Director of Tipton and Slocumb Galleries under the Department of
Art & Design at East Tennessee State University. She creates work, writes grants and
curates exhibitions that investigate the nuanced issues of diversity, racial/gender equity,
mobility/immigration, and hybrid/liminal identities. She is a recipient of the Andy Warhol
Photographic Legacy Grant, as well as state/private grants funding that provide access to
diverse, inclusive and critical projects aimed to encourage discourse and collaborative
Contreras-Koterbay received her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Master of Arts in
Art History from the University of the Philippines – Diliman. She is a member of the
International Council on Museums (ICOM), Southeastern College Art Conference
(SECAC), TN Association of Museums (TAM), Tennessean for the Arts, Association of
Academic Museum & Galleries (AAMG), American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and
International Association of Aesthetics (IAA). She was a former Board Director of the Art
Association of the Philippines (AAP) and Board Member of the Committee on Art
Galleries under the National Commission for Culture & the Arts (NCCA). She is founding
Board Director and VP for Curatorial Programing for American Museum of Philippine Art.