Bellevue Arts Museum Announces BAM Biennial Award Winner

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BELLEVUE, WA.- Bellevue Arts Museum just launched the first edition of its new signature exhibition series, BAM Biennial. The Museum is excited to announce that ceramic artist Dirk Staschke is the recipient of one of two prestigious awards given in conjunction with this juried exhibition. The John & Joyce Price Award of Excellence, selected by the curatorial staff of the Museum, comes with a $5,000 cash prize and the opportunity of a future solo exhibition at BAM. “The BAM Biennial celebrates the extraordinary work of artists and craftsmen working and living in the Northwest,” says Stefano Catalani, Director of Curatorial Affairs/Artistic Director of Bellevue Arts Museum. “By establishing this important exhibition series, we are filling a unique niche that allows us to capture the very moment in which craft is gaining a tremendous amount of momentum.” The first edition of the BAM Biennial focuses on one of the oldest and mo