All posts filed under: Art

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

Wednz Scene: ABI Workshop in August

May 10 / 17 Arts Business Institute has another workshop coming in August and Shadowboxerinc is here to pass the information along…. cred: arts business institute Please join us for the Thriving Artists Workshop WASHINGTON DC METRO AREA Artists & Makers Studios 12276 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland August 12-13, 2017   Want to launch and grow your own business as an artist? Interested in moving from part-time to full-time, struggling to sustainable? This two-day workshop program is designed to guide you into a successful business model. Learn best practices firsthand with some of the top experts in the industry.  Schedule at a Glance – Saturday, August 12 9:00 a.m  Registration 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   The New Marketplace – Wendy Rosen 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Creative Marketing – Carolyn Edlund 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Lunch (meal provided) – Expert Panel Discussion 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.    Pricing for Profit – Wendy Rosen/Carolyn Edlund 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.      Sales Strategies for Artists – Carolyn Edlund 3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.      Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)   Schedule at a Glance …

Wknd Scene: Upcoming Fine Crafts Shows…

May 6 / 17 The first weekend of May has arrived and did I find some great fine crafts shows, courtesy of Art Fair Calendar. Take a look for yourself…. cred: art fair calendar AMERICAN CRAFT SHOWS – 2018 February 21-25 – Baltimore, MD March 16-18 – Atlanta, GA April 20-22 – St. Paul, MN August 3-5 – San Francisco, CA presented by the American Craft Council Deadline: August 11 The ACC Shows – 1,900+ EXHIBITING ARTISTS Each year, more than 45,000 people flock to Baltimore, Atlanta, St. Paul, and San Francisco to attend our American Craft Shows. These juried marketplaces provide an essential platform for professional artists to connect with the public.  American Craft Council shows reach nearly 50,000 collectors and craft enthusiasts who attend our shows in Baltimore, Atlanta, St. Paul, and San Francisco.   We invite you to be part of our talented community of artists, ranging from those just beginning their careers to masters in the craft field. Join us for what promises to be a spectacular season showcasing the highest quality …