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Free Art Presentation to Benefit Climate Action

Babel and Blood Moons, 2015 Painting from the Digging out from the Dirty Decade collection, by Catie Faryl

Babel and Blood Moons, 2015 Painting from the Digging Out from the Dirty Decades collection, by Catie Faryl

Digging Out From the Dirty Decades

1999–2019

Art Presentation to Benefit Climate Action

Featuring an inspiring art slide show with humorous observations by West Coast Artist Catie Faryl.

Sunday November 17th
two free shows – 3 pm & 5 pm
(30 minutes each)
Bellview Grange 1050 Tolman Creek Road in Ashland, Oregon

Artwork will be for sale at discount prices to benefit Southern Oregon Pachamama Alliance & Project Drawdown Climate Actions

On Sunday November 17th, West Coast Artist Catie Faryl will be sharing her recent art collection, “Digging Out from the Dirty Decades,” at Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road in Ashland, Oregon.  There will be two half-hour art slide presentations, one at 3 pm and one at 5 pm, during which Catie will discuss her art and commentary on events beginning with Y2K in 1999 through the past 20 years, ending with our current situations in 2019.
Faryl is launching her Digging out from the Dirty Decades Card Deck, which is 72 art cards in chronological order along with ironic political satire and revealing environmental commentary.
Sales of Catie’s greeting cards, her popular Balance Deck Art Cards, matted prints, framed and matted originals will benefit climate crisis actions and education programs of Southern Oregon Pachamama Alliance. Also Catie will offer a sneak preview of her next project called “2020 – The Year of Living Frugally”.
For more information please contact Catie Faryl at 541 535-1854 or by email.
Catie’s greeting cards and Art Card Decks are for sale locally at Bloomsbury Books.  If you can’t attend, donations can be mailed to Bellview Grange, P.O. Box 3372, Ashland Oregon 97520    www.catiefaryl.net
For more information contact Catie Faryl at 541 535-1854 or by email at [email protected], and please visit The Gentle Rebellion – a plan to reduce energy use and waste on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/The-Gentle-Rebellion-a-plan-to-reduce-energy-use-and-waste-2456972324539793/

 

The Revellers, New Years 1999 painting from the Digging out from the Dirty Decades collection by Catie Faryl

The Revellers, New Years 1999 painting from the Digging out from the Dirty Decades collection by Catie Faryl

BUZZ! New Bee City USA Mosaic Unveiled in Talent

Have you seen the new mosaic

that was just unveiled in Talent?

Within the 32-foot-long mosaic simply titled “Talent: Bee City, USA” are tens of thousands of pieces and the efforts of more than 100 volunteers who worked for the past year and a half, according to Talent artist Karen Rycheck, who wore a purple “beehive” wig Saturday morning at the Talent Commons near City Hall, joining city officials in celebrating the completion of the 18-month project.  “It’s very much the community’s work,” Rycheck said. “I facilitated it, but I didn’t make it.” Photo by Andy Atkinson

Photo by Andy Atkinson/ Mail Tribune

 

Within the 32-foot-long mosaic simply titled “Talent: Bee City, USA” are tens of thousands of pieces and the efforts of more than 100 volunteers who worked for the past year and a half, according to Talent artist Karen Rycheck, who wore a purple “beehive” wig Saturday morning at the Talent Commons near City Hall, joining city officials in celebrating the completion of the 18-month project.

“It’s very much the community’s work,” Rycheck said. “I facilitated it, but I didn’t make it.”

Talent Bee City USA Mural  photo by Andy Atkinson, Mail Tribune

Detail, Talent Bee City USA Mural photo by Andy Atkinson, Mail Tribune

Bee City USA
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Tuesday, April 23rd is Arts and Culture Advocacy Day!

Can you join the Cultural Advocacy Coalition in Salem on Tuesday, April 23rd for Arts & Cultural Advocacy Day? Join advocates from around the state with a strong showing of support for public funding of arts, heritage, humanities and cultural organizations in Oregon. 

Our current legislative session will be halfway over and it is now time to connect with legislators and urge them to:
1) Renew the cultural tax credit that funds Oregon’s Cultural Trust
2) Keep the special assessments that protect historic property
3) Adequately fund the budgets of the Oregon Arts Commission, the Oregon Cultural Trust, and the State Office of Historic Preservation
4) Provide lottery backed bonds for capital construction projects supporting culture across the state.

Please register for Arts & Culture Advocacy Day by April 12th. The day will give you a chance to meet leaders from other cultural organizations, see cultural performances, receive advocacy training from experienced professionals, and help you petition your elected officials to include arts and culture in policy and budgeting priorities.

We hope to see you there! If you haven’t yet become a member of the Cultural Advocacy Coalition, we also urge you to do so. We are the only group advocating on these issues statewide for Oregonians.

Best,

Sue Hildick,
Executive Director
Cultural Advocacy Coalition

Click the link below to log in and send your message:
https://www.votervoice.net/BroadcastLinks/gL3xCe5QszTalEsyjacO3g 


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Call For Art Woman Made Gallery- Deadline 4/19/19

Dear Earth…
Exhibition Dates: June 28 – July 20, 2019
Entry Due Date: April 19, 2019
Juror: Catherine Game

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK 
https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

Exhibition Description: Woman Made Gallery, Openlands, and Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods partner to illuminate women’s voices of action and hope for the planet. Together, we invite artists to submit artwork that highly reflects personal concerns and connections to the natural environment where they live.

Dear Earth was inspired by Sibylle Szaggars Redford whose performance, The Way of The Rain, was created as a “love letter to Mother Earth.” Szaggars Redford and her husband, Robert Redford, were Brushwood Center’s 2018 environmental leadership award recipients.

Works in all media are welcome. The application fee for juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image each if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver: [email protected].

***All applicants should submit a brief artist statement. The first sentence of the statement should begin, “Dear Earth…[add your message of action, hope, or inspiration].

Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.

About the Juror: Catherine Game is the Executive Director of Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods. Catherine ensures that the legacy of Brushwood Center thrives through strong partnerships and inspiring programs that connect art, nature, and wellness. Prior to joining Brushwood Center, Catherine served as Director of Communications and Engagement for Chicago Wilderness where she oversaw the organization’s communications, member engagement, and efforts to cultivate a diverse conservation constituency. She has held previous positions in communications, program evaluation, and education with conservation groups in Michigan and Illinois.

Catherine Game holds a Master’s degree in Natural Resources and Environment from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Art from Albion College. Catherine is the recipient of the Doris Duke Conservation Fellowship and a Morris K. Udall Scholar. She is also an artist and uses homemade, natural paints to bring visibility to urban nature.

To learn out more about the partners for this exhibition:
https://openlands.org/
https://www.brushwoodcenter.org/

Image: Artwork by Kathy Blankley Roman

Join Woman Made Gallery
2150 S. Canalport 4th Fl, Chicago, IL 60608
Enter through Parking Lot at North Entrance on 21st Street
312.738.0400 | Email | Website
Gallery Hours: Thur-Fri 12 – 6pm & Sat-Sun 12 – 4pm
ABOUT WOMAN MADE GALLERY
Woman Made Gallery (WMG) is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization founded in 1992. Its mission is to support, cultivate, and promote the diverse contributions of women in the arts through exhibitions and other programs that serve, educate, and enrich our community. We rely on membership contributions and individual donations to create the programs that support our mission.

YOUR DONATIONS HELP MAKE WMG’S EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMS POSSIBLE!
Woman Made Gallery is supported in part by grants from The Arts Work Fund; The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events; The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation;  The Efroymson Family Fund, a CICF Fund; The Illinois Arts Council Agency;  The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation; The Joyce Foundation; and the generosity of its members and contributors. We thank our Art Angel, an anonymous donor who contributes generously and repeatedly through BMO Harris Bank.

Call For Art – WMG Illuminates Women’s Voices of Action and Hope for the Planet

Dear Earth…
Exhibition Dates: June 28 – July 20, 2019
Entry Due Date: April 19, 2019
Juror: Catherine Game

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK 
https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

Exhibition Description: Woman Made Gallery, Openlands, and Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods partner to illuminate women’s voices of action and hope for the planet. Together, we invite artists to submit artwork that highly reflects personal concerns and connections to the natural environment where they live.

Dear Earth was inspired by Sibylle Szaggars Redford whose performance, The Way of The Rain, was created as a “love letter to Mother Earth.” Szaggars Redford and her husband, Robert Redford, were Brushwood Center’s 2018 environmental leadership award recipients.

Works in all media are welcome. The application fee for juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image each if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver: [email protected].

***All applicants should submit a brief artist statement. The first sentence of the statement should begin, “Dear Earth…[add your message of action, hope, or inspiration].

Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.

About the Juror: Catherine Game is the Executive Director of Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods. Catherine ensures that the legacy of Brushwood Center thrives through strong partnerships and inspiring programs that connect art, nature, and wellness. Prior to joining Brushwood Center, Catherine served as Director of Communications and Engagement for Chicago Wilderness where she oversaw the organization’s communications, member engagement, and efforts to cultivate a diverse conservation constituency. She has held previous positions in communications, program evaluation, and education with conservation groups in Michigan and Illinois.

Catherine Game holds a Master’s degree in Natural Resources and Environment from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Art from Albion College. Catherine is the recipient of the Doris Duke Conservation Fellowship and a Morris K. Udall Scholar. She is also an artist and uses homemade, natural paints to bring visibility to urban nature.

To learn out more about the partners for this exhibition:
https://openlands.org/
https://www.brushwoodcenter.org/

Banner Image: Open House during ‘Refreshing Feminism’ group exhibition.
Image: Artwork by Kathy Blankley Roman

Join Woman Made Gallery
2150 S. Canalport 4th Fl, Chicago, IL 60608
Enter through Parking Lot at North Entrance on 21st Street
312.738.0400 | Email | Website
Gallery Hours: Thur-Fri 12 – 6pm & Sat-Sun 12 – 4pm
ABOUT WOMAN MADE GALLERY
Woman Made Gallery (WMG) is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization founded in 1992. Its mission is to support, cultivate, and promote the diverse contributions of women in the arts through exhibitions and other programs that serve, educate, and enrich our community. We rely on membership contributions and individual donations to create the programs that support our mission.

YOUR DONATIONS HELP MAKE WMG’S EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMS POSSIBLE!
Woman Made Gallery is supported in part by grants from The Arts Work Fund; The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events; The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation;  The Efroymson Family Fund, a CICF Fund; The Illinois Arts Council Agency;  The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation; The Joyce Foundation; and the generosity of its members and contributors. We thank our Art Angel, an anonymous donor who contributes generously and repeatedly through BMO Harris Bank.

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Natural Painting & Fresco Workshop in Italy!

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Send your love on the trip of a lifetime, to a magical little village in Northern Italy. They will participate in a Natural Painting and Fresco Workshop, lead by the founder of NEP, Leah Fanning and Alma Ortolan. Enjoy the scenic views in the foothills of Dolomites, stay in the historic and elegantly restored Palazzo Galleti, and indulge in delicious home-cooked Italian meals. Sept. 2019

Click here for more details about our amazing trip to Italy.

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Unsure of what to get your Valentine this year? We have you covered! Our Gift Certificate is the perfect gift for any artist in your life, you choose the amount and they choose the product.

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Earth Day DIY Crafts & Eco Tips for Artists

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We Love Earth Day! Thank you for being a part of the solution and using natural art supplies that don’t poison our water supply, our bodies or the Earth! We encourage all of our supporters to pick one environmental organization to donate to this week! Our favorites are listed at the end of this email.

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Beautiful Marbled Paper is a fun and easy craft but it usually involves synthetic or chemical ingredients. We’ve created an all natural, plant-based technique. Check it out!

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EARTH DAY CONTEST!

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CONTEST will run from April 16th – 19th!
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Go to TWITTER
Like, Retweet, and Reply to the Earth Flag post telling us your favorite thing about nature.
One random winner chosen on April 20th.

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Like the post and tell us your favorite thing about nature in the comments.
GOOD LUCK!

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Our Favorite Organizations that make a REAL difference and need donations! Every little bit helps….
Rainforest Foundation
Rogue RiverKeeper
Rainforest Alliance
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April 03, 2017 – THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION
The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of The Artist’s Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/23ABINJ

January 31, 2017 – NEOTERIC ABSTRACT V
This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 6 – 30, 2017 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gW769G OR [email protected]

January 23, 2017 – NYC4PA BLACK AND WHITE 2017
Despite the focus on color images in today’s media, in the world of photography Black and White will always have a place. This call is homage to those images where all the emotion, texture and beauty were expressed in shades of Black and White. No matter what your original image was shot with if the end product is a terrific Black and White, it fits the call. Sepia will be accepted. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR http://www.nyc4pa.com/trees-2016 OR [email protected]

January 26, 2017 – CALL FOR ENTRIES : BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2017
Entry is now open for the BP Portrait Award 2017, the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world. With a first prize of £30,000, the Award is aimed at encouraging artists to develop portraiture in their work and over the past twenty-seven years it has launched the careers of many renowned artists. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gmt56J OR [email protected]

January 26, 2017 – EXTENDED DEADLINE 4HEADS / PORTAL ART FAIR
Seeking visual artists in all media. 4heads awards 30 artists each exhibition space in majestic Federal Hall. Once selected, exhibition space is free. Portal is free to the public. Gallery scouts, journalists and collectors know this is where to find new talent. “a counterpoint to Frieze New York… a showcase for emerging artists” – New York Times Fair Dates: May 3-12, 2017. Application Fee. Details: http://www.4heads.org/portal

January 27, 2017 – CALL FOR ENTRIES: STUDIO MONTCLAIR VIEWPOINTS 2017 ANNUAL
Presented at and cosponsored by Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in the heart of Newark, NJ’s arts district from June 1 to June 30, 2017. All mediums accepted including videos and installations. Juror: Karen Wilkin, curator, critic, regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and The New Criterion and Contributing Art Editor for the Hudson Review. CASH AWARDS. Online entry. Entry Fee. Details: 862-500-1447 OR http://www.studiomontclair.org/call-for-entries-viewpoints-2017 OR [email protected]

January 27, 2017 – NIKON PHOTO CONTEST 2017
The Nikon Photo Contest International has been held by Nikon Corporation since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich image-making culture for professionals and amateurs alike. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gw34EW

January 28, 2017 – INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTIST FOR ONLINE COMPETITION
CAGO Announces a Call for Artists to Participate in the ALL PAINTINGS Competition. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://bit.ly/2hPrZEg OR [email protected]

January 30, 2017 – ELSEWHERE
elsewhere : somewhere, formerly, remote, outside, away, gone, abroad, hence, removed, far off, parts unknown, otherwhere, not here, away from …… Juror for “elsewhere” will be Fran Forman. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry Fee. Details: 512-422-4080 OR http://asmithgallery.com/main-gallery-call-for-entry OR [email protected]

January 30, 2017 – CALL FOR SURREALIST ARTWORKS IN ALL MEDIUMS
Surrealist art sought for an exhibit in the Los Angeles area Entry Fee. Details: http://bggallery.submittable.com/submit

January 31, 2017 – WESTERN BUREAU ART PRIZE, WINTER 2017
Western Bureau Arts Silicon Valley is now accepting entries for its Winter 2017 Juried Art Prize. The award is open to all living artists worldwide, both emerging and established. All styles, themes, and mediums will be considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.westernbureau.com

January 31, 2017 – WAGING PEACE! CALL FOR ENTRIES
This exhibition is conceived in the spirit of Picasso’s Guernica. The selection committee, a committee of educators, is seeking artworks that comment upon an active striving toward peace in some way. Peace represented by pastoral scenes, tranquility, heaven, or cliched symbols will not be accepted. Color catalogue. Exhibition scheduled for May 11 to July 8 2018. Website: details, entry form. No Entry Fee. Details: 850-645-4681 OR http://mofa.fsu.edu/participate/mofa-calls-to-artists OR [email protected]

February 01, 2017 – CALL TO ARTISTS: SUBMISSIONS FOR UNSEEN SERIES AT GRAY AREA
The 2017 Unseen series is open to all SF Bay Area artists working in time-based or performative art. Propose new or existing work, including but not limited to: immersive sound, music or projection based work; movement or performance artworks; expanded and live cinema; creative code and interactive installation; social engagement artworks and interventions. More info at the link. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ib1vNO

February 01, 2017 – ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES WOMEN IN ART
Exhibition runs: March 2 to March 31, 2017 Entry Fee: $35 Artist Gallery Split – 75% Artist 25% Gallery Las Laguna Gallery is seeking works from women artists for their Women in Art (Open Theme) Exhibition. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered in this call for art. Entry Fee. Details: 949-667-1803 OR http://www.laslagunagallery.com/womeninart OR [email protected]

February 02, 2017 – CALL FOR ENTRIES: 49 AT 74, CANADIAN WORKS ON PAPER
New York, NY March 9 – March 30, 2017, We are an artists studio, exhibition and event space located in Manhattan, NYC. Exhibition will feature works on paper by Canadian artists or artists pursuing their artwork in Canada. For details and instructions go to the Marbury NYC website and click on the CALL FOR ARTISTS tab. Application Fee. Details: 646-321-5982 OR http://www.marburynyc.com OR [email protected]

February 05, 2017 – DUALITY OF FEMININE AND FEMINIST
Open Call seeks works that tackle the fragmentary nature of women in society. With this in mind, how do women balance the duality of feminine and feminist? Should we be concerned with the manner in which a woman is portrayed as strong and/or feminine? With the recent elections and threats to women’s rights in particular, are we going backwards. Express your views. Juror:Curator Karen Gutfreund. Entry Fee. Details: 845-809-5838 OR http://bit.ly/2i7sJAf OR [email protected]

February 06, 2017 – WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS 2017
Work entered into the World Illustration Awards will be reviewed by a jury of international industry professionals. The competition is open to illustrators working in ANY medium or context. Winners will be announced at a prestigious ceremony at Somerset House. Selected works will also be showcased in an accompanying publication which will be circulated to all major commissioners of illustration. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.theaoi.com/awards/enter-info.php

February 10, 2017 – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS : PICTURE SOCIAL JUSTICE & HUMAN RIGHTS
New Date!!! Gallery1581 Call for Submission – Our goal: To promote and contribute to a collective vision of social justice and human rights expressed in visual art. We invite submission of artwork that will expand global consciousness and inspire a humane perspective. This exhibition will serve to awaken our hope and promote constructive action in individuals, groups, and communities. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2g3zOAx OR [email protected]

February 13, 2017 – ARTY PARTY COLUMBUS
Support non-profit CASA of Franklin County by submitting a piece of artwork to be entered into the juried art-show (100 pieces selected) and then auctioned off during the fundraising event on May 5, 2017. All proceeds go to support the mission of helping abused and neglected children. 5 categories: pre-k-2nd grade, 3-5grade, middle school, high school, and college. No Entry Fee. Details: 614-525-5067 OR http://casacolumbus.org/arty-party OR [email protected]

February 17, 2017 – AMERICA MEDIA CONTEST
America Media is seeking submissions from young writers for this year’s Generation Faith Essay Contest. We want to hear from high school and college students interested in reflecting on the joys and challenges that come with living out (or struggling with) one’s faith in the midst of real life. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ji3jC0

February 20, 2017 – DRAWN 2017 | INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR DRAWING
Manifest Gallery presents its 4th annual open call for DRAWN, an expansive and competitive international gallery exhibit calling for works of drawing created with any media relevant to the practice of drawing. DRAWN is open to everyone. Professionals as well as students are encouraged to enter. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style, all works are welcome. Entry Fee. Details: 513-861-3638 OR http://www.manifestgallery.org/drawn

February 21, 2017 – 32ND CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL FINE ART COMPETITION
Break out and elevate your artist career! Gain exposure on the international stage! Once again, it’s time for the prestigious 32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. The selected artists of this prominent contest will be awarded prizes designed to boost their careers and significantly increase their audience. Enter February 1–21, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2kjhNVA OR [email protected]

February 22, 2017 – CALL FOR ENTRIES AVERAGE ART 8
AVERAGE ART IS AN INDUSTRY FOCUSED ART MAGAZINE. OUR GOAL IS TO DRAW ATTENTION TO SELF REPRESENTING ARTISTS. WE ARE NOW TAKING ENTRIES FOR THE FEBRUARY EDITION OF AVERAGE ART MAGAZINE. BRIEF: SEND US A LARGE DIGITAL IMAGE OF YOUR WORK. ALSO SEND US ANY INFORMATION YOU THINK IS RELEVANT. ANY TEXT NEEDS TO BE KEPT BRIEF AS WE GET HUNDREDS OF SUBMISSIONS. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2jhW7Wt OR [email protected]

February 24, 2017 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: BIG IDEAS
BIG IDEAS in SMALL PACKAGES – 2017 Maximum size up to 16” in any direction. We wish to present a large variety of themes and techniques including experimental work in 2 and 3 dimensions for wall or pedestal. We will display a maximum of four works per artist. THERE IS NO SUBMISSION FEE. There will be an installation fee of $25 per selected work and a 35% commission for works sold. No Entry Fee. Details: 914-375-5100 OR http://bluedoorartcenter.org/submissions/big-ideas-small-packages-2017 OR [email protected]

February 28, 2017 – FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET EXHIBITED & HOW TO WRITE BETTER
A Free Online webinar teaching methods to find galleries to exhibit in and how to approach them as well as how to write a better Artist Statement and Bio. All those who register for the webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2iyfuco

February 28, 2017 – RHS PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2017
RHS Photographic Competition want to inspire young and old alike to get outdoors with a camera and record how enriching and inspiring gardens and plants can be. Amateur and professional photographers can enter the updated competition. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dz6iVt

February 28, 2017 – NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS MIDWEST COMPETITION
We sponsor six juried competitions per year. The forty winners of each competition receive a four-page, full-color spread in New American Paintings. Five of the annual competitions focus on geographic regions, and the sixth is only open to current Masters of Fine Arts candidates who are attending schools based in the United States, and current year graduates. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1T8JsnW

March 02, 2017 – 19TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PORTRAIT COMPETITION
The International Portrait Competition showcases the finest in portraiture and figurative art today. The competition is open to all artists and the top twenty finalists are required to exhibit their original artwork and be present at The Art of the Portrait conference in Atlanta, GA, April 20-23, 2017. Over $102,500 in cash and prizes will be awarded. Entry fee of $45 covers up to 3 submissions. Entry Fee. Details: 850-878-9996 OR http://bitly.com/2jkmQl6 OR [email protected]

March 03, 2017 – STARTS PRIZE 2017 OPEN CALL
Two prizes (each €20,000), are offered to honor innovative projects at the intersection of science, technology and the arts: one for artistic exploration, and thus projects with the potential to influence or change the way technology is deployed, developed or perceived, and one for innovative collaboration between industry/technology and art/culture in ways that open up new paths for innovation. No Entry Fee. Details: http://starts-prize.aec.at/en OR [email protected]

March 05, 2017 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: WIDE OPEN 8
Announcing the 8th annual national juried art show at BWAC, Wide Open 8. Our juror is Cara Manes, Curatorial Asst., Dept. of Painting & Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art. $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded;includes $1000 Best in Show. Exhibit runs May 13 – June 18, 2017. This juried show looks to explore this idea of “wide open” in all the hidden niches of our collective psyche. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2gGKdn4 OR [email protected]

March 12, 2017 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: RECYCLE 2017
$3000 in cash prizes. Juried show of art crafted from cast-off, discarded and repurposed materials. We are seeking to exhibit sophisticated 2-D and 3-D art created in the re-use genre. Physical show in NYC. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled or reused materials. Juried once again by Harriet Taub is the Executive Director of Materials for the Arts. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2fQP9Yk OR [email protected]

March 22, 2017 – CAMERA USA™ 2017: NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION & AWARD
Photographers residing in the USA are invited to submit 1 photograph of any subject taken in the USA after Jan. 1, 2013 for the 7th annual competition with exhibit in Naples, Florida from June 19 to Aug. 4. One $5,000 award. Winner will receive travel to attend reception and receive award on June 16, 2017. 3 distinguished jurors will review entries and nominate National Photography Award Winner. Entry Fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR http://bit.ly/2ho2llS OR [email protected]naplesart.org

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Natural Earth Paint News August 2016

ARTIST HIGHLIGHT: Eco Artist and Survivor Finds Love through Earth Art

 

 

Eco artist, Pamela Hoke, has been on an artistic journey for many years to express nature as love through her writing and art.  She wrote the book “Natural Self Discovery,” and is currently creating a revised edition, which describes her recent move to the Pacific Northwest, her recent challenge with breast cancer, and a shift to Natural Earth Paints as her new medium. Her quest to discover a more earth-friendly and body-friendly art medium came about after she received two emergency grants from The Gottleib Foundation and The Haven Foundation. After surviving the worst part of her breast cancer experience, these grants helped empower her to invest in creating her entire paint inventory with Natural Earth Pigments, as it allowed her to have one paint source through which to mix in all her favorite mediums – oil, acrylic or watercolor.

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DIY TUTORIAL: Make Your Own Eco Stamp Pad & Recycled Stamps in 60 Seconds!

 

 

Supplies: Paper Towels, Natural Earth Paint, Variety of household items to stamp (pencil erasers, golf tees, wine corks, toothpaste cap, cut fruit or vegetables, flowers, Q-tips, toilet paper rolls, finger tips, etc.)
Step 1: Fold a few sheets of paper towels into a square and moisten with water. Place on a small plate or dish.
Step 2: Pour a few spoonfuls of Natural Earth Paint on the paper towels and begin stamping with anything!
Pencil Erasers…. Golf tees…. Carpenter pencils…. Cut potatoes …. (or simply slice an apple or pear in half and stamp) The possibilities are Endless!!!

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CUSTOMER APPRECIATION COUPONS

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Petite Children’s
Earth Paint Kit

FLASH Sale
30% OFF

 

Expires: 8/16/16

Use coupon code PETITE30

 

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Earth Flags Craft Kit FLASH SALE

20% OFF

 

Expires: 8/16/16

Use coupon code FLAGS20

 

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