Scene Weekend: More Calls for Artists & Art Classes

May 7 / 16

Afternoon everyone. It’s been a busy week over here at Shadowbox and I managed to find more call to artist projects, plus art classes. Take a look…..


ART OF THE NORTHEAST (Posted: 5/3/16) — The Silvermine Arts Center seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 9 – August 20 in New Canaan, CT. Open to all artists, 17 years of age and older, residing in CT, DE, MA, MD (D.C.), ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI & VT. Art of the Northeast is a competition/exhibition highlighting the diversity of work that is currently being made in the Northeast by emerging and established artists. The Best in Show Prize is a solo exhibition at Silvermine Arts Center with a $3,000 stipend for show related expenses. To be considered for the Best in Show Prize, artists are required to enter a minimum of three works. Original artwork in any media will be accepted. Giclée reproductions of original works will not be accepted. Artwork must have been completed after January 1, 2014, and fall within the restrictions. $40 for up to 10 entries. Deadline: May 27, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact or call 203.966.9700 ext 26.

IT’S LIQUID EXPERIMENTAL ART ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN FESTIVAL | ROME (Posted: 5/3/16) — It’s Liquid Experimental Art Architecture and Design Festival | Rome, curated by Arch. Luca Curci (director of It’s LIQUID and International ArtExpo), will be hosted June 18 – July 21, 2016 at Bahcesehir University (BAU) – IAR International Academy of Rome. Artists, filmmakers, video makers, associate groups and studios, performers, architects and designers are invited to submit their works of video art, performance art, installation/sculpture and their architectural and design projects. Deadline: May 28, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Luca Curci at

RADIUS GALLERY 2ND ANNUAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION(Posted: 3/24/16) — Radius Gallery in Missoula, Montana seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 30 – September 16, 2016. $2000 in cash awards. Jurors: Kristi Scott, Hadley Ferguson, Liz Dye. Open to all artists in the United States, 18 years of age or older. Entries must be original work completed within the last three years. $25 for 1-3 entries; $30 for 4 entries, $35 for 5 entries. Deadline: May 29, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Radius Gallery, PO Box 7034, Missoula, MT 59807. Questions? Contact Jason Neal at or call 406-541-7070.

MOMMA JURIED ONLINE ART COMPETITION (Posted: 3/17/16) — Focus Point Shape International Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming group exhibition, June 5 – July 30, 2016. Awards for Best of Show, 1st-2nd Place all media, Special Recognition, Special Merit. Open to all 2D artists regardless of where you live and regardless of your experience, education or training in the art field. Eligible media: Collage, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Oils, Acrylic media, Charcoal, Graphite, and Photography. $20 for 1-3 images, $25 for 4-5 images. Deadline: May 30, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Elizabeth Merchant at or call 520-572-0677.


You may need to check out these classes for dates, times, and other information.

Gibson House Art Workshops/Retreats (Haverhill, New Hampshire)
The Gibson House Bed and Breakfast overlooks the peaceful landscape of New Hampshire’s pristine Upper Connecticut River Valley, offering an idyllic setting for artists’ workshops/retreats. You will find yourself inspired by the charming, unspoiled New England village and the picture-perfect village, garden and mountain views. Two 50-foot-long porches insure outdoor work and relaxation in any weather. And the 2000 square foot art gallery and workshop features 12 foot ceilings with great illumination. A wide variety of workshops are taught by an accomplished group of artists/instructors who have a passion for teaching all experience levels. Attending a Workshop at the Gibson House is an experience you will long remember. Visit, call (603) 989-3125 or (800) 989-2150, or email

Discounted June Workshop in the South of France with Luxury Accommodations
We are offering a $500 discount to fill the last 2 slots in this workshop! Spend 8 days painting stunning venues such as the lush gardens of a mysterious abbey, the ruins of a Cathar castle, charming vineyards and ancient villages. Stay in a luxurious 12th century property in the south of France with panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards. And when you aren’t out painting, you can take a dip in the pool or enjoy the luxurious steam baths. All gourmet meals provided, including lunches out at sunny cafes in the French countryside. For oil and acrylic painters; all levels welcome. More details at Contact to redeem the discount.

Kristy Kutch Colored Pencil Workshops
Kristy Kutch has been creating colored pencil art for almost thirty years and has been teaching colored pencil workshops since 1991. A teacher with a life license, she applies many basic learning principles to her workshops, enthusiastically meeting each student at the appropriate level. Beginners are always welcome, but even advanced artists benefit from Kristy’s instruction. Offering demonstrations of techniques and the characteristics of different types of colored pencils, papers, and other related materials, Kristy covers a wide range of possibilities. Her techniques book, Drawing and Painting with Colored Pencil (Watson-Guptill Publications), was released in 2005. Her new book, The New Colored Pencil, is a May, 2014 Watson-Guptill release. She is also the feature artist in the Artist Palette Productions DVD “Colored Pencil Landscapes: Beyond The Basics”. Kristy’s workshops are held nationwide; each is an enjoyable, supportive, memorable experience in a beautiful location. To learn more, visit or contact Kristy at or 219-874-4688.

As always more to come soon and more Scene Weekend to come later!

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