All posts filed under: Art

Wednz Scene: Workshops & Retreats

Aug. 2 / 17 First Wednesday of this month of August and I found some workshops and retreats courtesy of Artshow. credit source: artshow Watercolor Workshop in Tuscany with Dodie Davis & Vitalia Tours w/Venice Add-on (Tuscany, Italy)  September 25 – October 4, 2017 10-Day unique watercolor workshop for artists of all levels. This is an exceptional combination of food, wine, excursions & painting workshops. Tuscany is quintessential Italy and an artist’s dreamscape with amazing scenery: Let yourself be seduced by the colors, the exquisite light, and the charm of autumn in Tuscany. Learn more   Plein-Air Urban Watercolour Workshops in Barcelona  Year-round (see website for details) This is an opportunity to enjoy a 5 day plein-air intensive watercolor workshop in the heart of Barcelona, Spain. Professional artist Paul Raymonde and his wife Angela run an urban painting course in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Classes are carefully structured to explain and practice the intricacies of traditional watercolor technique. Learn more   Plein Air Landscape Workshop in beautiful Teton Valley, Idaho  October 1-5, 2017 …

Wednz Scene: Artsy Shark Calling for Artists

July 19 / 17 Hello! One more thing….Artsy Shark is calling for submissions between July 19-27, 2017. Please read the following below….. credit source: artsy shark ARTSY SHARK  Call for Artists Submissions accepted July 19-27, 2017 We need 48 artists to feature and promote through individual portfolio articles in the coming months. Submissions are now being accepted from visual artists  in every medium and category, including painting, drawing, mixed media, wood, glass, fiber, ceramic, metal, photography, digital art, printmaking, collage, jewelry, sculpture, and others. Go to http://www.artsyshark.com/become-a-featured-artist.  Submissions will be accepted starting July 19, 2017. Deadline is midnight EST on July 27, 2017.  Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed! image source: unknown

Wednz Scene: Art Opportunities

July 19 / 17 More opportunities, this time for the painters, illustrators, etc, etc. Found several of these opportunities courtesy of Art Show. credit source: art show 33rd Annual Ridgway Rendezvous Art and Crafts Festival Weehawken Creative Arts seek artists for the Ridgway Rendezvous Art and Crafts Festival, August 12 & 13, 2017 at Hartwell Park (Ridgway Town Park) in Ridgway, CO. Any artist or craftsperson exhibiting his or her own original works of art may apply. Categories include Bath Products Including Candles, Ceramics, Drawing & Graphics, Fiber, Food/Concessions, Glass, Gourmet, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Wearable Art, and Wood. See application for specific requirements. $35 application fee. Art Booths: $250 for each 10×10 space. First Deadline: Feb 28th, Final Deadline: Aug 1st. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 970-318-0150.     American Craft Council Show – San Francisco, CA The American Craft Council seeks artists for its show in San Francisco, August 3-5, 2018 at the Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion. We encourage you to apply if you produce original work in any of the following categories: …

Wednz Scene: Opportunity Knocks…Free 30 Day Artist Jumpstart Challenge

June 28 / 17 Hey there again. Just wanted to let you know about an interesting opportunity to share with you, courtesy of ArtSquare and Artchat. cred: artsquare & artchat.typeform.com ArtSquare is Offering 30 Day Art Business course for free.  Geared towards teaching different strategies artists have used to sell more art. Free 30 Day Artist Jumpstart Challenge No fluff lessons and practical, sequential steps to grow your audience and start selling more art. PLUS, get access to our artist community to work through each day’s challenge with hundreds of other artists. We used to sell this challenge for $45, but we want this education in the hands of as many artists as possible, so we’re offering it for FREE! What you’ll learn: – how to define and FIND your audience – how to engage your audience and make it easy for them to buy – how to set attainable goals – how to best price your artwork – how to know what content to create and share – how to build and leverage an email …

Wednz Scene: Call to Artists

June 21 / 17 Calling all artists, illustrators, and so forth….time to put your skills to good use. You want you work to be noticed? Well you have plenty of opportunities to do just that. cred: http://www.artshow.com 49th Watercolor West International Juried Exhibition Watercolor West announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, October 14-December 17, 2017 at the City of Brea Art Gallery in Brea, CA. Approximately $20,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Juror: John Salminen. Only transparent watercolor will be accepted. 1-2 entries: $50 Members and $60 Non-members. Deadline: June 29, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 714-840-5010.     Unbound, Vol. VII – 7th Annual Book Arts Exhibit ArtisTree Gallery in South Pomfret, VT announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 28 – August 26. 1st place- $300, 2nd place- $200, 3rd place- $100. Juror: Bill Hanscom. This is an exhibit of Book Arts with an emphasis on variety- from Coptic stitch to Conceptual work, Unbound allows for freedom to interpret what a book can be. Open …

Shadow Spotlight: 8 Illustrators to Watch

June 12 / 17 Hello! This week is gonna be busy, plenty busy….Today with this month’s Shadow Spotlight, we have eight illustrators who you need to pay attention to.   Mariana Rodrigues Based in London, this unique illustrator, with a style pattern focusing on nature, has created whimsical symmetry and patterns that create wonderful and colorful designs. She has studied communications design at ESAC College of Art and Design Matosinhos, Portugal. With colored pencil, watercolor, digital manipulation, and coloring, plus some photography, these illustrations have garnered positive notes. She has worked with Country Living, Patrick Watson, Vogue Japan, and Work Club for Original Source.  To see more look here: mariana.io.           Anna Kovesces Beautiful, bold, child-like, and colorful. Those are four words to describe this Hungarian illustrator’s work. Kovesces has created works for Die Zeit Magazine, The Style Press, The New York Times Magazine, Hong Kong based Milk X magazine, and others.  Just drop by annakovecses.tumblr.com for more of her work.             Oscar Ramos Working and living in Santiago, …

Wednz Scene: Art Opportunities

May 24 / 17 Hello, everybody, May is getting ready to leave us and there is still a few things we need to get started with. Found a treasure trove of art opportunities here for those interested. Ready? cred: artdeadline.com International Deadline: June 11, 2017 – Western Bureau Arts Silicon Valley is accepting entries for its upcoming group exhibition, Sunspots 17: Ode to Summer, to be held July 10-31 at the Western Bureau Gallery in downtown San Jose, California. The theme of the exhibition is summertime and the memories, emotions, sights, and scenery that our warmest season evokes. All styles and mediums will be considered, including representational, abstract, and conceptual works. Selected pieces will be exhibited alongside works from the Western Bureau’s Permanent Collection, including mid-century paintings by Erle Loran, Chris Ritter, James McCray, Victor di Gesu, Harold C. Davies, and others. ELIGIBILITY This call for art is open to living artists worldwide, both professional and amateur. All mediums accepted. ENTRY FEE $40 for up to 3 images. APPLY ONLINE Artist notified June 19, 2017 SALES 80% …

Weeknd Scene: MoMA

May 20 / 17 Found this in my email and yes, I will pass this along too. cred: MoMA  Buy your tickets today! Corporate Members Save on Party in the Garden Tickets   Celebrate with MoMA at Party in the Garden 2017! Corporate Members save $25 on After-Party or VIP After-Party tickets featuring an open bar and performance by pianist James Blake (limit two per person). JOIN THE PARTY!   The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street NY, NY 10019 For more information about your company’s Corporate Membership benefits, visit moma.org/corporate or email corporate_membership@moma.org. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, be blessed!                             featured images: MoMA & Hilton Garden Inn New York / Manhattan-Midtown East