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Rogue Gallery Features Doug Anderson, Staff and Classes for All Ages

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Detail of “Neptune, The Mystic, Gustav Holst, The Planets” by Kim Hearon

New Exhibit in the Berryman Gallery

FRIDAY, August 3

IN THE BERRYMAN GALLERY

The Stage as Muse: The Art of the
Rogue Gallery Staff

August 3 – September 11, 2018

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“Share a Coke with . . .” by Ashley Clasby

The stage is the inspiration for this Rogue Gallery staff exhibit. The artists approached the theme using the historical works of Shakespeare, classical music, modern dramatic plays, and the experience of attending the theater. Rogue Gallery’s staff includes Rachel Barrett (Office Administrator, Database Technician & Graphic Artist) Ashley Clasby (Education & Events Manager) Kim Hearon (Executive Director) & Anna Hinkle (Program Assistant).

The Berryman Gallery is located upstairs at the Crateria Theater and can be accessed before performances or during Craterian office hours.

Rogue Gallery New Exhibit and Reception

Main Gallery exhibit:

Doug AndersonStories From Around the Ring
July 27-September 7, 2018

Reception Date: August 17, 2018

The exhibit of acrylic paintings and drawings by Doug Anderson are focused on the theme of “Stories From Around the Ring” and depict provocative and sometimes humorous imagery of circus-like environments to expose the absurdity in our lives. The artist explains the exhibits as “this sometimes overtly comical look at human behavior exposes the absurdity in our lives as we search for things we never seem to find. The open-ended narratives suggested in the imagery allow viewers to connect the stories to their own experiences.”

Doug Anderson Self Motivation

Doug Anderson was born and raised in a small suburban town outside of Philadelphia, PA. He received a BFA from the University of Arizona in Tucson and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Mr. Anderson taught at Eastern Oregon University and State University of New York at Geneseo. He currently teaches painting and drawing at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. His paintings and drawings have been exhibited widely across the United States.

ACROBAT BY Doug Anderson

Refreshments from Harry & David will be served at the reception on August 17, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

IN THE ROGUE STUDIO

for youth
The Art of Portraits and Human Forms with Silvia Trujillo
For ages 12 and up
Saturday and Sunday, August 18 and 19, 12-2 pm
This workshop will familiarize students with the basic structure of the human figure and portrait. Using fun and informative exercises, students will understand the importance of skeletal and muscle structure in achieving a true and accurate likeness of their subject. First day will be focused on drawing portraits and the second day on the human form.
MEMBERS $50, NON-MEMBERS $65 SIGN UP HERE>>
for adults
Summer Art Fun with Alx Fox
Saturday & Sunday, August 25 & 26, 9:30 am-3:00 pm
Who said creating art was hard work and no fun? Loosen up and have a painting adventure this summer with award winning artist Alx Fox! Workshop will focus on highlighting your originality, personal vision, and goals in your preferred painting style.
ONE DAY-MEMBERS $90 NON-MEMBERS $105-MATERIALS LIST
TWO DAYS-MEMBERS $170 NON-MEMBERS $195-MATERIALS LIST
Register Here >>
See more camps here>> – See more adult classes here>>

CALLS TO ARTISTS

Member artists, Bring in your art!

The Members’ Gallery drop-off is next week on Friday, August 10, 10am-5pm and Saturday, August 11, 11am-3pm. Bring in three, ready to hang pieces. Please see our Members Gallery Submission Guidelines for full details. You can print out the forms here: Inventory & Artist Agreement and Art Labels.

Pick-up art currently in the Members’ Gallery Tuesday, August 7 through Thursday, August 9, 10am-5pm.

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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is the Rogue Valley’s premier non-profit community art center founded in 1960 to promote and nurture the visual arts in the Rogue Valley. The Art Center showcases emerging and established artists, presents fine crafts by area artisans, and offers a broad range of visual art classes and workshops for all ages.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center is located in downtown Medford at 40 South Bartlett Street. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are open every third Friday until 8:00pm.

I’ve Moo’vd – to a Different Gallery Dana Feagin Art News – Summer 2018

Dana Feagin Art News – Summer 2018

“Lennon”, Sanctuary One Calf © 2018 Dana Feagin (16 x 20)
Tomorrow is First Friday Art Walk in Ashland and I’ve just moved back to the Ashland Art Center! My work is now hanging on the main level gallery just past Platt Anderson Winery and the front desk. Join us for art, music, and wine at 357 East Main Street. I’ll be there from 5-7PM.  
Love Rhymes with Everything
Creekside Pizza, 92 N Main Street, Ashland
“Jack, Crackle, Pop!”, Another Foster Failure © 2018 Dana Feagin (24 x 24)
During August and September, the Love Rhymes with Everything art show, now with framed prints, is hanging at Creekside Pizza. Each framed print comes with the poem board featuring Kat von Cupcake’s often funny, yet sometimes serious poetry written for that animal. 
Sanctuary One Benefit Night
Roxy Ann Winery, Medford

Join us at RoxyAnn Winery in Medford on Friday, August 24th from 6:30-8:30 for the annual Sanctuary One Benefit Night. The featured band is John Nilsen and Swimfish. My art, Sanctuary One merchandise, raffle tickets, food, and wine will be available for purchase. Tickets are $10 at the door and RoxyAnn is donating half the admission to Sanctuary One. 
Ashland Open Studio Tour
October 13th & 14th
I am back on the studio tour this year. As the date draws nearer, you can pick up a tour map at any local gallery or online at ashlandost.com. This year’s tour includes 28 artists, with six live demos in a wide variety of art mediums. This event is free to the public. As in previous years, my studio sale is also a fundraiser for Sanctuary One. 
 
Cheers to the Animals!


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Art du Jour Gallery August 2018 Press Release

Art du Jour AUGUST 2018

Iverson- Afternoon Rest
During the months of August Doug Iverson’s brilliant work will be in the Salon for both August and September, and Roy Musitelli will be filling in on the featured artist wall at Art du Jour Gallery.   The Art du Jour members would like to invite you to our Third Friday Art Walk and Reception on August 17, an informal evening featuring art, snacks and an opportunity to meet the artists. Musical entertainment will be provided by guitarist Rod Petrone.

Guest Artist Doug Iverson

Doug Iverson has always enjoyed ‘good’ art. Since retiring at the end of 2009, he has been devoted to becoming the ‘best’ artist he can be. He took many basic art classes at Rogue Community College in Grants Pass. When he was introduced to painting in watercolor on Yupo paper he found his happy place. He gives special thanks to Pat Enos for not giving up on him.
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When creating abstract pieces, he usually has no clue what he is going to do at the beginning of a project . Typically the first application of paint is done with only cursory thought to colors, textures and overall composition. He will then start manipulating the dried paint by various means. Shapes are created by applying liberal amounts of water; coaxing it into some shape that he finds interesting, and then letting that water evaporate. Basically anything that will have a physical effect on the paint is a potential tool.  He repeats the process of painting and erasing until he sees ‘something’. Then he will put forth a more conscious, thoughtful effort into developing the painting. Currently, he is working on a technique that involves using Halloween spider webbing.
His work has been accepted for the annual Grants Pass Museum of Art fundraising event, Black White and the Blues oral auction.

Featured Artist Roy Musitelli

To most music lovers Ten Years After is a British blues rock band popular in the late ‘60s and ‘70s. For Roy Musitelli it represents the decade since 2007 invested in re-inventing himself after walking away from a 30-year journalism career. The result of his journey brought him back to his first passion for drawing.  He writes; “My entire career I’d been keenly aware of the vast popularity of photography and how many people wanted to make a living at it. I was merely one of the fortunate few who could.  Yet I doubt that I’d be the artist I am today if I hadn’t climbed out of my comfort zone and taken a few risks on this path.”

Bee pollinating lupin. Roy Musitelli photo 3/2016

Roy joined Art du Jour in 2016 and is filling in as featured artist this month after our scheduled member left the cooperative to pursue other opportunities.  He is also slated to have an exhibition in February 2019 that promises to be considerably different than the “Small World” photo exhibit on our back wall till the end of the month.

People’s Choice contest 

Art du Jour Gallery will be holding our next People’s Choice contest in October.  This event will be the theme; “Furry and Feathery Friends”, and will be open media. Look for more announcements to be posted on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ ArtduJourGallery/
Art du Jour Gallery
213 E. Main Street
Medford, OR 97501
(541) 770-3190 (Tues – Sat., 10-4)

Rogue Gallery features Doug Anderson in Main Gallery July 27–September 7, 2018

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Detail of DUNKING TANK by Doug Anderson
New Exhibit in the Main Gallery
FRIDAY, JULY 27

IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Stories From Around the Ring
Doug Anderson

July 27–September 7, 2018

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ACROBAT BY Doug Anderson

Reception:  Friday, August 17, 5:00-8:00 pm

Doug Anderson teaches painting and drawing at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. The paintings and drawings in this exhibit use provocative and sometimes humorous imagery set in carnival-like environments to expose the absurdity in our lives and in our times.
sponsored by:
the Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s Founders Circle
IN THE ROGUE STUDIO

Summer Camps for Youth 

Sign up now, classes are filling fast!
Clay Discovery with Shari Craddock
For ages 7-10
Tuesday-Friday, August 7-10 from 9 am -12 pm
Young artists will discover the wonders of creating with clay. They will learn how to make tea cups, mugs and sculptures. They also will learn how to work on the potter’s wheel.
MEMBERS $95, NON-MEMBERS $115 Register HERE>>
Clay Sculpture and the Wheel with Shari Craddock
For ages 11-14
Tuesday-Friday, August 14-17 from 9am-12pm
Enjoy creating with clay & porcelain learning ancient methods of hand building and the wheel as practiced in Mesopotamia beginning in 3000 BC. Learn to build cups with animal handles, a teapot set, hand-painted plates with your original design, wacky sculptures…the possibilities are endless and a lot of fun! Your clay creations will be glazed and fired. Finally, we’ll bring clay art to life by watching a short claymation video at the end of the week.
MEMBERS $95, NON-MEMBERS $115 Register HERE>>
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Kids camps are sponsored by:
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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is the Rogue Valley’s premier non-profit community art center founded in 1960 to promote and nurture the visual arts in the Rogue Valley. The Art Center showcases emerging and established artists, presents fine crafts by area artisans, and offers a broad range of visual art classes and workshops for all ages.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center is located in downtown Medford at 40 South Bartlett Street. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are open every third Friday until 8:00pm.

Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk, August 3, 2018 from 5 to 8 pm

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions

First Friday Art Walk, August 3rd from 5 to 8 pm

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District.  Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the August Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com  

Please scroll down to “Spotlight Exhibits” and August Gallery Tour Map.

Thank you for your support of the Visual Arts in our communities!

Ashland Gallery Association August Spotlight Exhibits

Gallerie Karon

All Women Artists Invitational

Over 20 artists are represented in this popular annual show. Everything from photography to pastels, collage to mixed media and everything in between is available. Many of the artists will be here at Gallerie Karon to answer questions about your selections.

Raina Bradshaw is one of the jewelers represented. She produces one of a kind, delicate crystal, pearl and semi-precious stone jewelry. Judy Benson le Nier’s African animal photographs and accessories continue to fascinate. Janet Patterson shares her prize-winning pastels, many exploring nearby scenes around Emigrant Lake in all it’s seasons. Our latest artist, Denise Hazelton brought her fabulous baroque pearls and ethnic – themed necklaces and earrings from her studio in California.

As a special feature, Zahara will be dancing Middle Eastern dances accompanied by Shiviti with all female musicians. They will appear from 5:30 – 7:30 during the

First Friday Art Walk August 3rd. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments and creativity of the female artist.

Pegi Smith, “Flying Dreams,” acrylic painting

Pegi Smith, “Flying Dreams,” acrylic painting

Ashland Art Works

Whimsical Assemblage and Patterned Ceramics

Elin Babcock presents Circles, Cogs and Wheels with her whimsical assemblage sculptures. Repurposing found objects, broken instruments and welded metal, she creates an imaginary world. Lyrical Abstract paintings will also be included in her Featured show. Color is woven and overlaid throughout the canvas as forms appear and blend together.

Marydee Bombick, ceramic artist, will present a wide variety of individually patterned handmade platters and plates, both large and small, for every occasion. Multi-sectioned vases are presented to display your garden’s beauty. Even a single bloom will look lovely in one of the many bud vases – whimsical, carved, or twisted.

First Friday at Ashland Art Works will feature music by the Ashland Taiko Drummers.

Ashland Art Works – local artists, 5 galleries in a garden setting.

Elin Babcock, assemblage sculpture

Elin Babcock, assemblage sculpture

Photographers’ Gallery

Featuring Kate Geary

Kate Geary, an Ashland photographer, opens her new show Where Sea Meets Sand at The Photographers’ Gallery At The Ashland Art Center on August 3rd during the 1st Friday Art Walk.  Her show explores the seaside beaches of Bandon and the Oregon Dunes near Reedsport, OR.

The sea creates an ever-changing, often dramatic interface with the land.  It shapes wide sandy beaches, rough rock-cobbled shores strewn with shells and other gifts from the sea, or flat vistas strewn with towering rock formations.  The remote beaches of southern Oregon seems to go on forever and gives one a sense of utter solitude. But upon closer inspection, a multitude of sea-dependent creatures cling to the rocks in multi-colored tenaments exposed by low tide.   Wind is the sea’s partner is shaping the coastal landscape.  Where the sea has created fine particles of sand, the wind spins it into myriad, ever-changing shapes and designs.  At the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area one could easily imagine being in an exotic desert in far distant lands.  But glancing down, there are exquisite abstract designs at your feet.  Kate’s new show explores the intersection between sea and land on the dramatic Oregon coast.

Kate has also shown her work at the Illahe Gallery, Liquid Assets and Studio 5 in Ashland, and Rogue Gallery in Medford.

Image caption:  Kate Geary, “Low Tide,” photograph

Image caption:  Kate Geary, “Low Tide,” photograph

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Outside the Lines: Robert Koch, Peter VanFleet & Pamela Kroll, mixed media painting

Robert Koch, Peter VanFleet & Pamela Kroll are three painters indulging in the freedom of playing outside the lines.

Join us for a reception for the artists during the First Friday Art Walk, August 3rd, 5-8 p.m.  Show runs August 22nd – September 4th.

Robert Koch

Gestural strokes and spontaneous marks collide with color blocks in Robert Koch’s narrative vignettes. Often prompted by found photographs, Koch takes the liberty to make his subjects humans or creatures inhabiting the same world. Having the appearance of quickness and even naiveté, Koch’s deft drawing skills mean each mark is playful and intentional at the same time.

Peter VanFleet

Part painting, part sculpture, Peter Van Fleet‘s work invites us to experience dimensionality, structure, and vibrant color. In this new body of work Peter has reworked paintings appropriated from other artists. He calls these paintings “Cowbirds”, referring to that bird which lays its eggs in another bird’s nest so that fledgling will be raised by the host.

Pamela Kroll

 Influenced by folk art, myth, and cultures from around the world, Pamela works with acrylic on paper, combining collage elements such as wires, beads, sequins, bird bones, and other small found objects. Many of the pieces have an iconographic and sometimes humorous quality and have been described as sophisticated folk art.

Robert Koch, “Hush,” acrylic on panel 24x24

Robert Koch, “Hush,” acrylic on panel 24×24

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Sue Hildick New Cultural Advocacy Coalition Executive Director

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Subject: Goodbye and Hello
Date: 23 Jul 2018

Dear Friends,
It has been a privilege to serve as the Executive Director of the Cultural Advocacy Coalition since 2011 and it is time for me to transition to new opportunities for service to my community and state. This role has allowed me to support creative work, community engagement, historic preservation and Oregon culture in the Oregon Legislature. With your help, we have protected and modernized the Oregon Cultural Trust, expanded investment in cultural infrastructure, protected Oregon’s percent for art program and supported the health of our sector in policy and funding bills at every opportunity. Thank you to the cultural community for your tireless commitment to your work, but also for your advocacy, community engagement and friendship.

As I prepare to move on, I am happy to report I am leaving you in truly excellent hands. The Coalition board has hired a new Executive Director and a new lobbyist to serve your interests in Salem. Paul Cosgrove a veteran lobbyist with ties to the Coalition’s formation, will lead the Coalition’s efforts to renew the Historic Property Special Assessment program and the tax credit that funds the Oregon Cultural Trust in 2019. You will meet him during next year’s advocacy day, if not sooner and I am confident you will find him knowledgeable, engaging and effective.

Sue Hildick will take over as Executive Director on September 1. Sue comes to the Coalition with substantial nonprofit and political experience and will be getting up to speed on the intricacies of the cultural sector’s funding and policy work over the course of the summer. Sue’s background is perfectly suited to this work and she is experienced in achieving ambitious political goals in collaboration with engaged stakeholders and sector leaders. Since 2003 Sue has led the Chalkboard Project, a collaboration among major foundations focus on education outcomes. Hildick, a fourth generation Oregonian is passionate about building Oregon’s quality of life through creative, innovative public policy-making and investment. She has worked in many different sectors – nonprofit, philanthropy, government – and has learned collaborative problem-solving and leveraging of state and federal resources. Sue has a BA in government from Georgetown University and a MBA from Marylhurst University. Hildick’s awards while at Chalkboard include being named Nonprofit CEO of the Year by the Portland Business Journal, twice recognized as one of Oregon’s Fifty Leaders to Watch by Oregon Business Magazine, and named one of Oregon’s Fifty Power Women by Willamette Week.

When asked why she wanted to work with the Coalition Sue said, “Oregon is a state rich in many ways and prime among those ways is in its cultural assets. Preserving them, supporting them and seeding the development of the next generation of these resources is important to building and maintaining the fabric of our state. These assets crosscut our educational and economic goals and can weave together the Oregon story for each one of us. Working to tell this story and to make sure our cultural resources are recognized for their value and contribution to our key quality of life goals as Oregonians is why cultural advocacy is so important.  I’m eager to work with the members of the CAC to learn more about their work and to help tell their story to policymakers.”

You can see why I am so confident you are going to love working with her.

Paul is equally passionate about the cultural sector, brings decades of experience and exceptional professional credentials. Born in Seattle, but raised in Klamath Falls and Clackamas County, Paul is an attorney licensed to practice in the states of Oregon (since 1981) and Washington (since 1984), Paul has been affiliated with Lindsay Hart, LLP since 1987.  Paul leads the Lindsay Hart State Government Affairs team.  The team represents leading national and local trade associations and companies before the Oregon Legislature, agencies and local governments. Paul attended Antioch College, Portland State University, and Western Washington University (Fairhaven College), where he got his BA with honors in 1974; he got his law degree from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College in 1981. Paul has recently served as Chair of the Board of Directors of State Law Resources, an international network of independent law firms with special expertise in government affairs. He is a former President of the Capitol Club, the association of Oregon’s 400+ professional government relations advocates and has been named by Portland Magazine as one of Portland’s Best Lawyers in Government Affairs on every list published since 2008.

Paul and Sue will make an exceptional team and starting September 1, the Coalition will rest on their capable shoulders. Thanks again for your work and the opportunity to work with you to create a thriving environment for art, heritage and the humanities across Oregon.

All my best,
Christine Drazan
Executive Director
Cultural Advocacy Coalition

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Dora Maar Residency FellowshipsMuseum of Fine Art Houston U.S. National Deadline: Bi-Annual Recurring October 15, February 15 – The Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France, provides funded residencies of one to three months for mid-career professionals in the arts…MénerbesProvence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France

Creative Inspiration 2018Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery International Deadline: August 7, 2018 – Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery’ announces an international call for artists for it upcoming online exhibition, “Creative Inspiration 2018 – The Artist’s Passion”. Cash awards

9th Annual International
Juried Exhibition: Empathy
University of North Carolina at Pembroke International Deadline: August 17, 2018 – The A.D. Gallery, UNC Pembroke Art Department, announces a call for artists worldwide to enter our 9th Annual International Juried Exhibition. Cash awards… PembrokeNorth Carolina, United States

5th Artist Spotlight Solo Art CompetitionFusion Art International Deadline: September 3, 2018 – Fusion Art invites submissions for its 5th Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition. Open theme. Online exhibition and group show in Palm Springs. Awards… Palm SpringsCalifornia, United States

2018 FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Socially & Politically Engaged ArtThe FL3TCH3R Exhibit International Deadline: August 31, 2018 – Currently accepting entries for the FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art, to be on display at East Tennessee State University’s Reece Museum. Cash awards… Johnson CityTennessee, United States

Animalis: Works Exploring the Real or Imagined Animal in ArtManifest Creative Research Gallery International Deadline: September 4, 2018 – Manifest call to artists for ‘Animalis’, an international exhibit of works exploring the real or imagined animal in art. Open to any visual arts media. Cash award… Cincinnati Ohio, United States

Soil & Dirt: An Exploration of Two Worldly AspectsManifest Creative Research GalleryInternational Deadline: September 2, 2018 – Manifest Manifest Creative Research Gallery announces a worldwide call for artists to enter our exhibition. Open to any traditional visual arts media. Cash Awards Cincinnati Ohio, United States

Plein Air: An International Call for Works Made OutdoorsManifest Creative Research Gallery International Deadline: August 31, 2018 – Manifest announces an international call for works made outdoors. Open to any and all traditional and non-traditional visual arts media. Exhibition, publican, cash awards… CincinnatiOhio, United States

Unreal Photo: Staged, Fantasy &
Fictitious Photography Exhibition
1650 Gallery International Deadline: July 29, 2018 – 1650 Gallery is calling for entries for its ‘Unreal: Staged, Fantasy and Fictitious Photography Exhibition’. Fifty works will be included in the L.A. Gallery, plus online venue, awards… Los AngelesCalifornia, United States

University of Florida’ Career Resource CenterUniversity of Florida International Deadline: September 7, 2018 – Art in State Buildings at the University of Florida call for artists to submit proposals for site-specific work for placement in our Career Resource Center . $51,856 budget… GainesvilleFlorida, United States

National Art Encounter 2018-19Naples Art Association U.S. National Deadline: October 4, 2018 – The Naples Art Association is now accepting entries for National Art Encounter 2018-19, an all media biennial exhibition open to U.S. artists featuring 9 cash awards… NaplesFlorida, United States

CAGO’s 5th Annual “ALL Animal” Competition & ExhibitionContemporary Art Gallery Online International Deadline: August 13, 2018 – Contemporary Art Gallery announces their 5th Annual International 2018 “ALL Animal” Online Art Competition. Exhibit, radio, awards, publication, more…

IACA Mini-Grant ProgramIntegrity Arts and Culture Association U.S. National Deadline: August 31, 2018 – Integrity: Arts & Culture Association announces grants to individual artists for creative endeavors in the literary, performing and visual arts. We believe the arts… Rock IslandIllinois, United States

Photo Shoot: 2018Black Box Gallery International Deadline: August 9, 2018 – Black Box Gallery is excited to announce an open themed juried group photo show. All methods and styles are eligible. 54 selections for exhibition, catalog, flat file… PortlandOregon, United States

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Public art commissions, art competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, residencies, art festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities, in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages, all skill levels, in all disciplines, everywhere. A subscription to the Premium list guarantees you will be the first to view announcements and have access to ALL announcements.


August 06, 2018
ARTIST NETWORK | PASTEL 100 20TH ANNUAL Sponsored by Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work!Winners will be featured in the April 2019 issue of Pastel Journal. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2LFO42w

July 31, 2018
THE GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION ONLINE Online painting competition awards $1,000.00 CASH to MONTHLY BEST IN SHOW. Different professional artist judges critique 12 monthly finalists. Artists world wide over 18 eligible. Paintings created with traditional media. One-time membership registration fee $25; each entry additional $10. Competition mission to support and help fund artists in countries lacking art supplies and art education. Entry Fee. Details: 928-282-4326 ORhttps://www.paintingcontest.org OR [email protected]

August 31, 2018
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | A SHOW OF HEADS SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from Oct 18 – Nov 10, 2018. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. All visions of the head, including partial and multiple heads, will be considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29zd75B OR[email protected]

July 27, 2018 CQ53 CALL FOR ENTRIES CHANCE FOR A NYC GALLERY SHOWING Enter our show and you have a chance at being shown in a New York City gallery. Quarterly winners are automatically entered in our year-end 100 Best Show. Win there and you’re a part of a group show at a New York City gallery. CQ53 winners receive a free catalog and will be on view in our online gallery. There is no specific theme; all mediums are accepted. Entry Fee. Details: 718-435-4047 OR https://cqjournal.com/callforentries OR[email protected]

July 30, 2018AMERICAN ART AWARDS. JURIED ONLINE BY 25 TOP GALLERIES For just $25, the AMERICAN ART AWARDS sends your online art image to America’s 25 BEST GALLERIES + MUSEUMS who decide 1st to 6th Place in 50 CATEGORIES = 300 winners (so you have a good chance to win or place). No limit on submissions. INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY. PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS. Info at site. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.AmericanArtAwards.com OR [email protected]

July 31, 2018 INTERNATIONAL POSTER COMPETITION “NOW WHAT?!” Weltformat Graphic Design Festival in Lucerne (Switzerland) is looking for the best young poster designers. The theme of the competition is “Now What?!”. We are looking for your visual interpretation of turning points. This moment of maximal tension, just before everything changes. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2sxvsJM

July 31, 2018ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2018 ’Patterns in nature’ is the theme of this year’s competition. Life on Earth encompasses a myriad of regular forms, sequences and structures and we invite you to capture these details of biology. The judges are looking for an original interpretation of the theme. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vBjIv7

July 31, 2018POLARS EXPRESSION POETRY AND SHORT STORY CONTEST For Canadian citizens or residents of all ages. There will be ten honourable mentions in each contest and the top group (approximately 33 percent) of all entries received will be published in a keepsake, soft-cover collection to be released in early December. All participants will receive a bookmark gift. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2KNqGAb

July 31, 2018 THE GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION ONLINE Online painting competition awards $1,000.00 CASH to MONTHLY BEST IN SHOW. Different professional artist judges critique 12 monthly finalists. Artists world wide over 18 eligible. Paintings created with traditional media. One-time membership registration fee $25; each entry additional $10. Competition mission to support and help fund artists in countries lacking art supplies and art education. Entry Fee. Details: 928-282-4326 ORhttps://www.paintingcontest.org OR [email protected]

July 31, 2018 WOW! WOMEN ON WRITING 2018 CREATIVE NONFICTION ESSAY CONTEST Seeking creative nonfiction essays between 200 and 1,000 words on any topic and in any style, from personal essay to lyric essay to hybrid and more. The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vDJhfb

July 31, 2018 ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2018 Open to all professional and amateur, national and international photographers of all ages, the CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography. The competition encourages entries that are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, pictures that will inspire people. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qwI4jr

July 31, 2018 AMERICAN ICON ART COMPETITION “Americans at Work” is your chance to show the world your interpretation of the American worker. Who they are. What they do. Where they do it. Be awarded cash prizes and have your work exhibited at the prestigious Sausalito Art Festival. $3,000 in prizes. Application Fee. Details: 415-332-3555 ORhttp://sausalitoartfestival.org/american-icon-art-competition OR [email protected]

August 01, 20188TH REGIONAL JURIED BIENNIAL EXHIBITION The Rehoboth Art League in Rehoboth Beach, DE is offering an open call to all artists living in DE, MD, PA, NJ, VA, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. This exhibition represents a strong collection of works by both emerging and master-level fine artists. Juror and Awards Judge: Ben Simon, Director of the Academy Art Museum in Easton Maryland. Application Fee. Details: 302-227-8408 OR http://bitly.com/2BtWaWu OR [email protected]

August 01, 2018COMIC SHOW: SCI FI FANTASY Unpublished Comic Book artists, 3-5 pages full story, finished pencils, inks or colors. Sci-Fi/Fantasy theme. Individual work, no collaboration. Juror: Jeremy Haun, jeremyhaun.com/therealm.com No Entry Fee. Details: https://www.instagram.com/artofleviqualls

August 05, 2018INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT OF PHOTO AND LENS BASED WORKS Commonly defined as an accumulation of records or the place they are located archives contain primary source documents that have accumulated over the course of a particular span of time, and are kept (or presented) to show the function or history of a particular person, idea, or phenomena. This competitive exhibit calls for photo and lens-based works which address this theme in some way. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2LydYsJ

August 05, 2018ART COMES ALIVE (ACA): $300,000 + IN AWARDS TO ARTISTS ACA is an art competition & gallery exhibit that celebrates artists by awarding over $300,000 in a variety of categories including purchase awards, gallery contracts, publishing contracts, solos shows, publicity, & cash prizes. Our diverse panel of prestigious jurors are seeking artists working in a variety of media, subject matter, and price points. Entry Fee. Details: 513-723-1222 OR https://adcfineart.com/pages/aca OR [email protected]

August 06, 2018ARTIST NETWORK | PASTEL 100 20TH ANNUAL Sponsored by Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work!Winners will be featured in the April 2019 issue of Pastel Journal. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2LFO42w

August 06, 20182018 THROUGH THE LENS – A GROUP EXHIBITION Las Laguna Gallery is now accepting submissions of all types of photography, including but not limited to, traditional film, iPhone, polaroid, digital, etc. There are no restrictions on content or style, photographs on any medium will be considered. Entry Fee. Details: 949-667-1803 ORhttp://www.laslagunagallery.com/through-the-lens OR [email protected]

August 08, 201812 CUBED: A NAT’L EXHIBITION OF SMALL SCALE ART September 22 – October 20, 2018 Middle Tennessee State University Department of Art and Design Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 1:00 p.m.―Opening Reception, Sat., September 22, 2018 Todd Hall, Todd Art Gallery, Room 224A Related workshops follow 12 CUBED is juried and composed of works that have not exceeded 12” in any dimension. $1,000 Best of Show Award Application Fee. Details: 615-898-5532 ORhttp://tinyurl.com/12x12atMTSU OR [email protected]

August 15, 2018“WET PAINT” CALL FOR ENTRY ONLINE ART SHOW THEME- “Wet Paint” This show is open to any subject matter as long as it is 2D and uses any type of paint. PAY IT FORWARD- We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to Habitat for Humanity. Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, LLC is not affiliated with Habitat for Humanity. MEDIA- 2D work in any type of PAINT ENTRY FEE- $20 for 1 or 2 pieces AWARDS- Cash prizes will be given. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2JNAetN OR[email protected]

August 15, 2018THE LATIN AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY FINE ART COMPETITION The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition is a spectacular platform to expose and promote your work internationally. The selected Latin American artists of this prominent contest will be awarded prizes designed to boost their careers and gain exposure. Enter June 25th– August 15th, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Ij6WT3 OR [email protected]

August 15, 2018/’FU:BAR/ CALL FOR GLITCH ART AND TEXTS 2018 /’fu:bar/ is a multimedia festival, focused on the theme of indicating errors in the very process of creating cross-disciplinary new media art. The event is composed of talks and lectures, open workshops, audio-visual artist performances and a glitch-bound visual arts exhibition. In this call we are looking for glitch media art and glitch-themed text work. No Entry Fee. Details: https://fubar.space/2018/call-for-art-and-texts OR [email protected]

August 15, 2018THE YALE DRAMA SERIES 2019 The competition is organised by the David Charles Horn Foundation. Submissions must be original, unpublished full-length plays written in English. Translations, musicals, adaptations and children’s plays are not accepted. Plays that have been professionally produced or published are not eligible. Playwrights may submit only one manuscript. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qwI5Uv

August 17, 2018EMPATHY: 9TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION CALL FOR ENTRIES: Interpretations of the theme of “Empathy” are welcome in a variety of media, subjects, and approaches. Artists are invited to submit two-dimensional, three-dimensional, installation or digital media (including video based media). Composition, technique, style and expression will be considered as well as craft in the selection process Entry Fee. Details: 910-521-4308 OR https://www.uncp.edu/sites/default/files/2018-05/9th.Juried.Call__0.pdf OR [email protected]

August 17, 2018THE 6TH BIO ART CONTEST The theme for this year’s Bio-Art Contest is Food & Feed. There is no doubt that “Food and Feed” are very critical and fundamental elements for all living organisms on the earth. Although we became able to live in affluence of food due to increased food productivity followed by the growth of science and technology, some ironic situations are happening because of food issues. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2JQnSkv

August 20, 2018 PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY “INTERIORS” interiors: inside, lining, midst, details, furnishings, details, space, indoors, lining, within, internals, contents … Juror for “interiors” will be Elizabeth Avedon,independent curator, photography book designer and writer. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry Fee. Details: 512-422-4080 ORhttps://asmithgallery.com/main-gallery-call-for-entry OR [email protected]

August 27, 2018 CALL FOR ARTISTS | 3RD ANNUAL WATERSCAPES ART COMPETITION For this competition, Fusion Art invites both 2D & 3D artists, worldwide, to share their best work depicting Waterscapes, including any type of body of water – the ocean, lakes, rivers, ponds, streams, etc. Best in Show winners are invited to the 3rd Annual Group Show in Palm Springs. Top 5 artists in each category will have their winning artwork included in Fusion Art’s gallery on Artsy.net. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Lc2gUvOR [email protected]

August 30, 2018 XPOSURE 2018 INTERNATIONAL & FILM COMPETITIONS What is Xposure? Sharjah Government Media Bureau launched the concept of Xposure in 2016 as an Intl. Photography Festival that would become an annual feature in the calendar of professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, filmmakers, students and educators from around the world. Xposure is the official educational & imagery photography platform that combines a broad range of photography events. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2KdMR2q

August 31, 2018 SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | A SHOW OF HEADS SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from Oct 18 – Nov 10, 2018. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. All visions of the head, including partial and multiple heads, will be considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29zd75B OR[email protected]

August 31, 2018 AESTHETICA ART PRIZE The competition is organized by Aesthetica Magazine. There are two awards for entry: • The Emerging Art Prize open to current students and artists who have graduated within the last two years. • The Main Art Prize open to all, including those eligible for the Emerging Art Prize. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2Bgrs3h

August 31, 2018 BROKEN RIVER PRIZE The Broken River Prize is an annual poetry chapbook contest from Platypus Press. Win publication and $250/£200 prize money. For books between 20 and 40 pages in length. The contest is open internationally. Finalists will be considered for publication. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2LwUfJP

September 01, 2018 NAVE GALLERY | THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH This show is a celebration of artists who teach grades K-12. We often spend so much time and energy motivating and helping our students create, that we risk neglecting our own craft. Our jobs require us to assume various roles–nurturer, parent, and coach–and achieve a myriad of goals–to inspire, teach technique and regulate students of varying emotional, social, and developmental levels. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vDNxvb

September 05, 2018 LENSCULTURE EMERGING TALENT AWARDS 2018 For 5 years, we have been helping selected photographers rise to the top. Enter the Emerging Talent Awards 2018 for the opportunity to join a celebrated class of photographers who have yet to be discovered internationally — this can be the beginning of your worldwide journey of exposure and recognition. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uZZwzn

December 31, 2018 OPEN CALL FOR PRINT ARTISTS THE HIT EXHIBITION 2019 Norway’s first International Festival of Relief Printing. The HIT-festival will be launched in May 2019. It aims at celebrating tradition and innovation within relief print, woodcut and linocut etc.The HIT-Exhibition will be a juried Exhibition and a Competition. Three works will be announced as prize winners with sums of respectively NOK 100 000,-, 50 000,- and 30 000,-. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.haugesund-billedgalleri.no/hitfestivalen-2019OR [email protected]

 

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Pacific salmon inspire fine art in the 2018 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show

Summer evening, 2018 boardwalk show by Robert Miller

Summer evening, 2018 boardwalk show by Robert Miller

Pacific salmon inspire fine art in the 2018 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show

Choosing a favorite will be a challenge for visitors to the 2018 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show.
The annual boardwalk display receives consistently positive reviews. But, viewers say this summer’s show may be the best yet, noted curators Ava Richey and Shawn Tempesta.
The public call to artists invited submissions on the 2018 theme Salmon Dreams, Marshes and Streams. The works reveal inventive depictions of salmon and water habitat along with unexpected media. Tempesta describes many of the submissions as fine art.
“Each year, we think, ‘How are we going to top this one?’ The artists really put their heart and soul into it,” said Tempesta.
People’s Choice ballots are available for free at Bandon Bait and Tackle, 110 First St. SE. Voters may choose up to three art pieces, in youth and adult categories, one ballot per person. Voting is open through Wednesday, September 5.
Works are displayed on the boardwalk railing and inside the picnic shelter on First St. in Old Town Bandon.
Inspiring subject matter and a unique public venue make for a vibrant show celebrating salmon. Pacific salmon species are prominent figures in economic, cultural, and recreational life on the Oregon Coast. Works depict salmon life cycles and habitats in media ranging from acrylic and oil paint to encaustic and mosaic. Creative approaches, such as jewelry-making techniques, are visible in many mixed media submissions.
The waterfront backdrop delivers a picturesque scene for audiences as they stroll the Coquille River. Outdoor benches and the covered picnic shelter make it easy to enjoy the view, and the art, a little longer.
The boardwalk is a destination for thousands of locals and visitors each year. Curator Ava Richey says artists of all ages are eager to show off their best work in such an accessible venue. Most participating artists are residents of Coos and Curry counties, with additional submissions from artists in Lane and Jackson counties and the Portland Metro area.
The 2018 show is presented by the Port of Bandon and sponsored by the Bandon Professional Center. Participation by students in Bandon schools, with guest artist Vicki Affatati, was supported by a grant from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund. People’s Choice and adjudicated winners are announced the second weekend in September during the Bandon Cranberry Festival. Contact port staff for more information, 541-347-3206, or visit portofbandon.com.