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Art Presence October 2014 Exhibits and news

Día de los Muertos October Art Exhibit Art Presence Art […]

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Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibit…Coming Soon!

Art Presence Art Center announces its first Dia de los Muertos art exhibit! Oct 3–Nov 2, with a Saturday reception on October 4 from 1-4pm in partnership with the first annual Jacksonville Health Fair.

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CALL TO ARTISTS - ART PRESENCE 2nd ANNUAL CREATIVE CHALLENGE

Art Presence Art Center Second annual Creative Challenge - El Dia De Los Muertos October 2014

The Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville invites you to participate in our 2nd Annual Creative Challenge, (Day of the Dead): A fiesta of visual arts, music and food.

The Art Presence Art Center is a non-profit organization established 4 years ago now under the umbrella of the Arts Council of Southern Oregon. It is located at 206 5th Street in Jacksonville in the former Children’s Museum.

THE CHALLENGE is to create art pieces or an altar pertaining to the Mexican celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in your chosen medium and style in your own interpretation of that holiday. The artwork may be comprised of paintings, mixed media, collage, papier-mâché, assemblage, photography, shrines (wall or to sit on pedestals) or altars. We encourage 3 dimensional artwork as well.

We do not have any restrictions on the size of the artwork or the

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“VIVA LA VIDA: SYNTHESIS OF CULTURES”

“Mujer de Juarez 1” by Emilia Garcia (acrylic on canvas)

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center will host the exhibition, Viva la Vida: Synthesis of Cultures, a showcase of the paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture by 22 Los Angeles artists. Organized by Avenue 50 Studio, a Latino community art center in Los Angeles, this Day of the Dead-inspired exhibition will be the centerpiece for educational programs that explore the traditions of this important holiday that embraces the continuum of life and celebrates lives well-lived. The public is invited to the free celebratory Opening Reception on Friday, October 22 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

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