Boise Art Museum's Triennial is, by definition, an event that takes place once every three years. It's a juried exhibit that features work by Idaho artists only. The work is of such a high caliber, it would be wonderful to see an exhibit of its kind each year. But should she be sole juror for the Triennial again, it might be more than BAM's associate curator, Amy Pence-Brown, could handle. For the 2007 exhibit, Pence-Brown received hundreds of submissions. After winnowing the selections down, she traveled across the Gem State, visiting each artist in his or her studio. What she came back with was a story for each of the more than 100 pieces in the exhibit. While we'd love to see it called the BAM Annual, we'd also like to see Pence-Brown retain her sanity.
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