Day: June 8, 2015

Artscene Stuff: Governor’s Island Art Fair Call for Artists Extended Deadline

June 10, 2015 Good Morning! Artscene has arrive for the second Wednesday to deliver a few good things. First I have some news from Governor’s Island Art Fair. Would you like to participate in this year’s fair? Well be thankful, because you still have a chance!   GOVERNOR’S ISLAND ART FAIR EXTENDED CALL FOR ARTISTS from website: Call for Artists – EXTENDED DEADLINE: JUNE 15 We hear you… You need more time Procrastinator? So, many artists are asking for a little more time. So we are extending the deadline. We hope this makes life a little easier.. The 8th Annual Governors Island Art Fair – New York’s Largest Independent Exhibition “Gems Among the Ruins” – New York Times Seeking independent artists worldwide working in all disciplines; Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Installation, Video, and Sound Art. Submit your work for the 2015 Governors Island Art Fair opening this September. GIAF – New York’s largest independent exhibition – will once again feature one hundred artists of exceptional talent, each awarded an exhibition room or large outdoor space in …

Summer Spotlight Artist 2015: Saulius

August 17 2015 Morning all! Saulius is this Summer’s Spotlight Artist and he is a talent to watch for. Here is the artist in his own words.   Hello, I’m Saulius. I’m a 25 yr-old artist from Lithuania. It all began in school, when I would get bored during class, I would start sketching. It was 5 years ago, when I drew my first sketch, which you see below.   My friends saw my drawings and encouraged and motivated me to give it a try. They suggested that I try tattoos, but I was never interested in that, so I started to draw portraits of people. I was surprised by how well I drew them. I made this first portrait, the first portrait I was paid for.   When I acquired more skills, I was interested in anamorphic and 3D illusions on paper. The first drawing I made were from my own eyes and then I would use my phone camera to correct these drawings, like this one here.   I was practising with photorealistic drawings, things …