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Woman Made Gallery Call for Art March 2017

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Woman Made Gallery Call for Art

Group exhibitions at Woman Made Gallery are open to all artists unless otherwise noted. The application fee for WMG’s juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work with addition of one detail view per work, if needed. 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 to: [email protected] We appreciate artwork that is recent, but there is no restriction in the creation date. Applicants should submit an artist’s statement of max. 250 words, explaining how their work relates to the exhibition’s themes. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.

GrassRoots

Jurors: Deb Flagel + Pamela Callahan

May 5 – June 17, 2017 Entry Due Date: March 18, 2017

Open to

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With That From The Earth

This poster hangs in my kitchen at Sunshine Hill. I first saw it in the home of Nor Hall back in Minnesota and went right down to a Grand Ave. gallery to find one for myself. It cost twelve dollars or near that, making it expensive for me at the time. …

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With That From The Earth

This poster hangs in my kitchen at Sunshine Hill. I first saw it in the home of Nor Hall back in Minnesota and went right down to a Grand Ave. gallery to find one for myself. It cost twelve dollars or near that, making it expensive for me at the time. …

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It was friendlier back then

When I was in Manhattan a couple weeks ago, I spent a couple hours at Viridian asking Vernita Nemec about her experiences as an artist in the 70s. She talked about how it felt and still feels to be a woman in the art world, and also what life was like for an artist back […]

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Juried Exhibitions: Call for Art at WMG

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Woman Made Gallery announces two calls for art made by women for an online/Chicago gallery exhibition, deadline March 1.

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Calls to Women Artists from Woman Made Gallery in Chicago

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This is a call for entries for Woman Made Gallery’s upcoming group exhibitions. All shows are juried by professionals whose involvement brings new and challenging perspectives to the exhibitions. Membership is not required in order to enter into juried shows or exhibit at WMG.

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Tantalizing, Artistic Wine Pairing at 2012 UV Wine, Art & Music Festival

“Mmm …” 12×24 acrylic ©Sandi Whetzel
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This tempting, sensual wine pairing will make it’s artistic debut at the 43rd Annual Umqqua Valley Wine, Art and Music Festival in Roseburg, OR, Sept. 8 and 9, 2012.

“Mmm …”  he’s thinking as he reaches for the wine bottle.  But what is she thinking?  If you could see a close-up of her facial expression she might be thinking, “Mmm, he’s cute. I’m looking forward to him choosing me.” Or, she could be thinking, “Mmm, could he be the one? Should I submit, or hold out for a better offer?”  It just might be a shift in the power play between them.  What’s your wine fantasy?

When I came up with this concept for my most recent painting, I realized it was a pretty simple composition that needed a little more detail other than the man’s hand reaching for the beautiful wine on a plain table. The addition of the checkered table cloth provided the necessary detail, as well as a little Italian restaurant ambiance.  In the bargain, the treatment of the table cloth added a sense of depth perception leading up to the wine bottle and beyond.  You might not realize how much thought and planning is required in the composition and execution of paintings I dream up.

Besides great wine and food and various artisan creations, festival attendees will be treated to thrilling music performances by the Lloyd Jones Band, DK Stewart Band, and Velvet Whiskey.  For entertainment schedules, directions and ticket information visit here

Admission to the festival Saturday, from 11 am – 10 pm is $10 and Sunday from 11 am – 5 pm is $5.  Children ages 12 and under are admitted free.  There will be free wine sensory and cooking with wine classes, as well as the Cool Rides Car Show.  Other activities include Umpqua’s Got Talent Finals, Motorcycle Show, Wiener Dog Races, German Band, Wineries, various Artisans, Beer and Food Booths and Family Fun Activities.

Lloyd Jones, Portland, OR roots artist, combines New Orleans rhythms, the simplicity of Memphis music and the rawness of the blues, all for the 21st century.  This music is not about louder and faster.  It’s about time, meter and groove.

DK Stewart has been a guiding force behind several North West bands that have gone on to national acclaim.  Tributes to New Orleans, Chicago blues, East coast swing and rockin’ boogie woogie can be heard in all the original music by this thrilling band.

If you attend this festival I hope you’ll stop by to see my art in my booth 10A and introduce yourself.  I’ll be serving up 6 new refreshing varietals among my growing series of wine acrylic paintings.  It will be a dose of visual intoxication without guilt or consequences. You can see more of my art here

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Tantalizing, Artistic Wine Pairing at 2012 UV Wine, Art & Music Festival

“Mmm …” 12×24 acrylic ©Sandi Whetzel Originally uploaded by sandiwhetzelThis tempting, sensual wine pairing will make it’s artistic debut at the 43rd Annual Umqqua Valley Wine, Art and Music Festival in Roseburg, OR, Sept. 8 and 9, 2012.”Mmm …”&nb…

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Calls to Artists From CaFE™

There’s something for everyone in this collection of calls. From ecofeminism to environmental and sustainability themes, public art and car culture, we see calls for photography, painting, sculpture and more open to artists with disabilities, women, photographers, emerging artists, plein air artists, African Americans, creators of activist art, public art and more! Check them out to see if any will be suitable for your work.

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Calls for Artists from Woman-Made Gallery

Woman Made Gallery Chicago Calls for Art

This is a call for entries for Woman Made Gallery’s upcoming group exhibitions, open to female artists or as indicated in the guidelines from anywhere in the world. All shows are juried by professionals whose involvement brings new and challenging perspectives to the exhibitions. The jurors for the three shows listed in this call for art are noted curator, Ingrid Fassbender from Fassbender Fine Art; Betsy Odom, a rising star in the Chicago artworld; and Linda Warren who owns Linda Warren Gallery.

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