Day: July 13, 2019

Wknd Updates…Calling All Writers!

7.13.19 As the title suggests…CALLING ALL WRITERS!…Found three contest submissions courtesy of The Writer.  Credit: The Writer 2019 Summer Flash Contest Ends on August 15, 2019  Multiple price options   Summer seems like the right time to write short. Show us your very best work in any genre, fiction or nonfiction. The catch? We’ll only accept works that are 1,000 words or less.  Deadline: August 15th, 2019 Grand prize: $1,000 and publication in our magazine  Word count: 1,000 words or less  Other prizes: Our second-place winner will receive $500 and publication on our website, writermag.com; our third-place winner will receive $250 and publication on writermag.com as well.      Lune Spark Young Writers’ Short Story Contest Deadline Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Categories Children’s, Fiction, Young Adult Entry Fees $15 Prizes $1,700 Cash prizes; Publishing (and professional editing) of top 25 stories in each category; Book cover contest; Description Do you happen to know a talented child writer (10 – 16 years)? If yes, here is a great opportunity for him/her to get published! Deadline to register and submit stories is July 31, 2019. We publish 25 top stories …

Wknd Updates: Gallery Exhibition…Featuring Susannah Montague

6.13.19 Hey! Time for some weekend updates. First up is an exhibition by the lovely Susannah Montague. If you’re not familiar with her work, you should. She creates ceramic sculptures full of the whimsical and ethereal Her work is featured at the Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. Take a look… Credit source: newzones gallery From the Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art Ceramic sculptor Susannah Montague’s highly symbolic and eerily beautiful sculptures at once draw you in and repel you. In each of Montague’s surreal porcelain sculptures, there is a narrative to be discovered. Using a combination of hand building, press molds, and slip casting to build her sculptures, she also references traditions from ceramic fine-craft and art history. In her most recent body of work, Montague uses symbols such as fading flowers, bubbles, skulls, and insects to represent death and the transient nature of life. These symbols, interspersed with casts of toys including dolls, helicopters, and bunnies, take on a slightly sinister feeling in their modern compositions. Montague’s exhibition examines …