All posts filed under: Art

MidWeek Updates: Kennesaw Spring Arts Festival 2019

3.20.19 The last post for today coming from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia. The Spring Arts Festival is coming this weekend, March 23 at the Visual Arts Building. Here’s a flyer for the event.  Just go to the site above in the flyer. If you live in the area and want to do something with creativity, this festival is it. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed.    Featured and other images: KSU & YAF Advertisements

MidWeek Updates: Art World Conference 2019

3.13.19 Happy Wednesday everyone! Received this one on short notice, but I hope for those interested you may still be able to attend. The Art World Conference 2019 is coming, April 25-27, 2019. Here are the details… Credit source: Eventbrite   ART WORLD CONFERENCE 2019 by Art World Conference, LLC     Welcome to ART WORLD CONFERENCE, a new, annual professional development experience bringing together ARTISTS and ARTS PROFESSIONALS at all stages in their careers. All confirmed conference Presenters are listed below! Registration includes a Welcome Party on Thursday, April 25 (6pm – 9pm) at New York Academy of Art (111 Franklin Street, NYC) and entry into two full days of programming, April 26 – 27 at New York Law School (185 West Broadway, NYC). Art World Conference is a business and financial literacy conference that includes panel discussions, conversations, and in-depth workshops addressing many of the opportunities and challenges faced by visual artists and arts professionals who work closely with artists.Topics range from sales, marketing, grants, taxes, managing debt, and investing to managing public projects, …

MidWeek Update: Doodle for Google…

3.6.19 One more thing to add and this was sent to me on very short notice! Doodle for Google is looking for students K-12 for this special project. Here are the details from their how to enter page… Credit source: Doodle for Google How to enter We’re excited to see some amazing doodles this year. Students can work with any materials they want, but all doodles must be entered using the entry form. Parents and teachers can mail us the completed entry form or submit it online as a .png, or .jpg. The contest is open for entries until March 18, 2019, 8:00pm Pacific Time (PT), so here’s some information to help you get started: Download or print the entry form. Doodle:Artists create their doodles using any materials they want. Write: Doodle description – Write an artist statement to tell us a bit more about what you have drawn and how it represents something that inspires you. Fill out the rest of the required information and sign the entry form. Submit: Enter the contest. Entry form …

!Calling All Artists!

2.13.19 It’s that time again…Artsy Shark is looking for featured artists for their website for Spring 2019. Deadline is Thursday, February 21. Here are the short details…please read them carefully! Credit source: Artsy Shark Artists are juried through their website portfolios, not by uploading images! Featured artists benefit most by having traffic driven to their websites, where they can share effectively about their art, collect addresses of interested readers, or even make sales.  You will submit your website link (if you do not have a website you may use a social media page). Describe your work and why it should be featured on Artsy Shark. Submissions become part of a highly competitive jury process. Not every artist will be accepted.  There is a jury fee of $20.00 to submit your work for consideration. Artists who are accepted have NO other costs or fees whatsoever. Artists can only be featured once on Artsy Shark. We cannot accept submissions from artists who have already had a feature published.  Interested? Then apply here. Remember: Deadline for submissions is Thursday, February 21, 2019.  …

Art Feature: Rashid Johnson

2.13.19 We are continuing Black History Month with Art Feature and Rashid Johnson will be our first art feature for the month of February. Here are a few facts about Johnson. Johnson produces conceptional post-blacks art Studied at  Columbia College Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago His work has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Detroit Institute of Arts; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC; the Institute of Contemporary Photography, New York; the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Johnson is also a photographer and sculpture, who presents audio, through music, also known for artistic productions and process, combining various science through black history   To know more about this artist, go to www.artnet.com/artists/rashid-johnson.    Featured and other images: Kvadrat Interwoven, Wikipedia, & ArtNet News

MW Update: Art Competitions/Exhibitions for January 2019

1.23.19 Hump Day Wednesday! It’s time to look at some upcoming art competition and exhibitions. If you like to get your artwork out there, Artshow can help… Credit source: Artshow 3rd Annual Colors Art Competition Fusion Art announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, February 1-28, 2019. Best in Show winners invited to the 4th Annual Group Show in Palm Springs. Top 5 winners invited to join Fusion Art’s Artsy.net gallery. Juror: Chris Hoffman. For this competition, both 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are invited to submit their best art and photography using a concentration of colors. One color or a multitude of colors meet the criteria for this competition. This is an international open (no theme) competition so any subject matter and any media are acceptable. $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: January 27, 2019. More info. Contact: email     9th Annual “CityScapes” Online Art Competition Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, February 1-28, 2019. Extensive worldwide publicity & promotion, 550+ …

Wknd Update: 34th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

1.19.19 Hello! Got some great things to pass along to you, courtesy of Agora Gallery/34th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. I posted last year’s competition. According to the site posted below, the competition is closed, but you can subscribe by email and they will gladly let you know when the next one comes along…here is a press release information about the competition… Credit source: Agora Gallery/Chelsea International Fine Art Competition     34th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition—Opens on February 5th, 2019Agora Gallery is pleased to invite artists from across the globe to enter the 34th Annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. Selected artists will receive prizes and opportunities that will grant invaluable exposure, boost recognition and promote career growth. “The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition has been an annual tradition within New York City’s vibrant art scene for more than 30 years. Artists from around the world can have their work reviewed by distinguished jurors and, if selected, exhibit their work in a major Chelsea gallery. It’s a marvelous opportunity open to all and …

Music Focus: Alice Merton

1.11.19 I’ve been cooking some new things to add to the blog site and this is one of them. Music Focus. Every second Friday, Shadowboxerinc is putting the spotlight on past, present, and future music’s artists and/or groups. January’s music focus is on Alice Merton. Growing up around the world, singer/songwriter Alice Merton was as influenced by other cultures as by transience itself. Born in Frankfurt and raised in Canada and England, Merton‘s absorption of different styles and sounds helped craft the worldly progressive pop leanings on her debut, which came out in 2017. As a child, she learned classical piano and singing while in Canada. When Merton was a teenager, her family moved to Germany, where she would pick up the guitar and write her first song. While in Germany, she also studied at the Mannheim conservatory of music. Later, the family would relocate again, this time to England. These frequent international shifts would play a key role in the songwriting process for her first output, 2017’s No Roots EP (Mom + Pop Records). The four-track effort included the fiery “Lash …