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Artscene Newsletter: Enter Strokes 8 & Conferences, conferences…..

April 8, 2015

Good Morning all! Wonderful hump Wednesday has arrived. A art competition and two writer’s conferences coming up…


ARTISTS NETWORK / STROKES OF GENIUS

from their email newsletter:

Now accepting entries for
Strokes of Genius 8: expressive texture!
ENTER ONLINE TODAY!
Entry Deadline: April 15
Strokes of Genius 8: expressive texture
Do your drawings convey emotion through effective use of texture? Have you made bold, technical strides in your textural approach? Do you make innovative use of drawing materials?If so, submit your art to Strokes of Genius 8: Expressive Texture for a chance to see it featured in North Light Books’ newest hardbound collection!

We’re looking for outstanding work in the approach to surface quality, feel, grain, character, finish, weave, personality, nature, makeup or appearance. And North Light Books is looking for the best of the best in a variety of styles and subjects.

So whether you’ve replicated natural or man-made textures, created imagined textures or interpreted emotion through textural means, your art is eligible. And we want to see it!

 

Deadline: April 15, 2015Enter Online Now:
artistsnetwork.com/competitions/
strokes-of-genius

Submission Guidelines

ENTER TODAY. DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2014.

THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND OCEAN STATE SUMMER WRITERS’ CONFERENCE

JUNE 18 – 20, 2015

Keynote Speakers:

Tracy K. Smith – 2012 Pulitzer Prize, Winner in Poetry

Antonya Nelson – New York Times, Notable Author

Also featuring: Betsy Andrews, Adam Braver, Karen Brennan, Tina Chang, Rob Cohen, Ru Freeman, Richard Hoffman, Robert Leuci, Brian Leung, Jody Lisberger, Derek Nikitas, Greg Pardio, and Padma Venkatraman

URI Faculty: Mary Cappello, Peter Covino, and Josie Sigler-Sibara

Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Memoir, Poetry, and Screenwriting Workshops, Publishing Sessions, One-on-One Consultations

Learn more about the Ocean State Review, a journal of literary arts.

uri.edu/summerwriting

 


SEWANEE WRITER’S CONFERENCE

WORKSHOP IN POETRY, FICTION, & PLAYWRITING

JULY 21 – AUGUST 2, 2015

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH SEWANEE, TENNESSEE

Accepting applications through April 20. Thanks to the generosity of the Walter E. Dakin Memorial Fund, supported by the estate of Tennessee Williams, every participant receives assistance. The conference fee reflects but two-thirds of the actual cost to attend. Additional funding is awarded to fellows and scholars.

For more information go to sewaneewriters.org.

931.598.1654 / swc@sewanee.edu

Hope you take the opportunity to apply, you’ll never know how big the doors will open! Enjoy your Hump Wednesday and be blessed!

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