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Artscene Stuff: Art Aspen & Santa Fe 2015

June 24, 2015 Good Morning! Just two things I need to share with you. This post is pretty much short, but with fair information, so let’s get started….. 6TH ANNUAL ART ASPEN August 13 – 16, 2015 Aspen Peak’s Sneak Peek benefitting the Paepcke Gallery at Aspen Institute – August 13 Aspen Ice Garden, Aspen, CO / http://www.art-aspen.com Media Partner       ART SANTA FE 2015 International Contemporary Art Fair July 9 – 12, 2015 Santa Fe Convention Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico Opening Night Gala / Thursday, July 9, 5pm – 8pm Friday, July 10, 11am – 6pm / Saturday, July 11, 11am – 6pm / Sunday, July 12, 11am – 6pm All tickets available at the Lensic Box Office 505.988.1234 Art Santa Fe finished in the top four in USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Poll for the Ten Best Art Fairs & Festivals in the USA Saturday, July 11 / Art Santa Fe Presents Keynote Speaker Don Bacigalupi Founding President of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Chicago, Illinois; “Building the 21st Century …

Litscene Stuff Weekend: Kentucky Women Writers Conference & The Calvino Prize

June 20, 2015 Hello….I’ve change Write scene to Litscene short for Literature. Found two things for you to know about. Short and to the point. KENTUCKY WOMEN WRITERS CONFERENCE September 11 – 12, 2015   Women mentoring women since 1979   Keynote Speaker: Ann Beattie Angela Ball Ann Beattie Meghan Daum Kathleen Driskell Jessica Helen Lopez Hannah Pittard Jacinda Townsend & many more $175 with workshop before August 1 $200 with workshop after August 1 $125 without workshop $30 students The deadline to apply for Gabehart Prize was June 1 in poetry, fiction & nonfiction; and for scholarships. Remember I just found out about this conference! http://www.kentuckywomenwriters.org Lexington, Kentucky (859) 257.2874       THE CALVINO PRIZE fabulist experimental fiction in the vein of italo calvino 1st Prize – $1,500.00 and publication 2nd Prize – $300.00 final judge for 2015 – Michael McLaughlin, Oxford University Calvino scholar/translator, Magdalen College Fellow Deadline: October 15, 2015 details: louisville.edu/english   If your interested, just go to those websites posted above. I hope you enjoy the rest of your …

Artscene Stuff: Call for Entries……

June 17, 2015 Good Afternoon peeps! For all you artists out there, I have found something for your creative teeth to sink in. Art of the Heartland are calling for entries, the deadline is July 10, 2015. Here’s more….. SWA SOUTHWEST ARTISTS INC. ART OF THE HEARTLAND Calling for art that preserves and celebrates the beauty, traditions, resources and people that made America great. CALL FOR ENTRIES Initial Awards First Place: $6,000 Second Place: $3,000 Third Place: $2,000 10 Awards for Excellence ENTRY DEADLINE: JULY 10, 2015 For more information and to enter online CaFE – http://www.callforentry.org or http://www.theartoftheheartland.com Exhibition, workshops and events hosted by the Mena Art Gallery   If your interested, go to those sites listed above. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday. Don’t forget to come back Friday to see which museums have great summer activities for the kiddies! Be blessed!   featured image unknown

Write Stuff: Water Stone Review…..

June 10, 2015 Hello….again. I said to check back and I hope that you did. Welcome to Write Stuff. This newsletter deals with literature, writing, poetry, etc. The title just came to me, so please bear with me on this. Anyone interested in a summer writing workshop? Read on…. WATER STONE REVIEW SUMMER WRITING WORK SHOP   This year’s featured faculty: Poetry with Chris Abani Creative Nonfiction with Jen Percy Fiction with Anna Keesey Young Adult Writing with William Alexander July 26-31, 2015 / Northfield, Minnesota Space is limited. Register Today. hamline.edu/SWW15 Contact The Creative Writing Programs MS-A1730 Hamline University 1536 Hewitt Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55104 651-523-2047 cwp@hamline.edu Office Location: 1500 Englewood Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55104 Google map it Anika Eide Programs Coordinator 651-523-2476 aeide02@hamline.edu   Write. Restore.Engage Experience the power of concentrated immersion in your craft HAMLINE UNIVERSITY / Creative Writing Program Enjoy your Wednesday, enjoy your weekend, be always blessed! featured image unknown

Artscene Stuff: Governor’s Island Art Fair Call for Artists Extended Deadline

June 10, 2015 Good Morning! Artscene has arrive for the second Wednesday to deliver a few good things. First I have some news from Governor’s Island Art Fair. Would you like to participate in this year’s fair? Well be thankful, because you still have a chance!   GOVERNOR’S ISLAND ART FAIR EXTENDED CALL FOR ARTISTS from website: Call for Artists – EXTENDED DEADLINE: JUNE 15 We hear you… You need more time Procrastinator? So, many artists are asking for a little more time. So we are extending the deadline. We hope this makes life a little easier.. The 8th Annual Governors Island Art Fair – New York’s Largest Independent Exhibition “Gems Among the Ruins” – New York Times Seeking independent artists worldwide working in all disciplines; Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Installation, Video, and Sound Art. Submit your work for the 2015 Governors Island Art Fair opening this September. GIAF – New York’s largest independent exhibition – will once again feature one hundred artists of exceptional talent, each awarded an exhibition room or large outdoor space in …

Write Stuff Weekend: Ashland University, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Residency

June 10, 2015 Afternoon art peeps! I did mention about some residencies this year. Some art and writing. Well here’s one you may want to pay attention to. Hopefully you still can apply…. ASHLAND UNIVERSITY / MASTER OF FINE ARTS IN CREATIVE WRITING Poetry, Fiction & Nonfiction / Two – Year Low Residency Program Join Us for Our Annual Summer Residency July 18 – August 1 The admissions period opened on February 1, Applications will be considered as long as space is available 2015 Visiting Writers: Patricia Henley / Lee Martin / Patricia Smith New Degree Track in Fiction Writing! Degree tracks in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Cross-genre options. Strengthen your craft and love of literature. Develop your literary skills in a community of writers who work collectively and individually toward the full potential of their art.   Fiction Faculty       William Haywood Henderson E.J. Levy Celeste Ng Porter Shreve Poetry Faculty Angle Estes John Estes Deborah Fleming Carmen Gimenez Smith Stephen Haven, Director Mark Irwin Mark Neely Ruth L. Schwartz   …

Artscene Stuff: Architecture Summer Program @ SCI-Arc

June 3, 2015 Hello creative peeps! Got two things to let you know about. Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) has a summer program for those who have of love of building things. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE SCI-Arc MAKING + MEANING SUMMER PROGRAM  from website: ABOUT THE PROGRAM Making + Meaning is a five-week summer program at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) that introduces the principles of architecture through a hands-on transformation of form, scale, and space. Open to high school graduates over the age of 18, college students, and inspired professionals, Making+Meaning is an introduction to the discipline of architecture as engaged by SCI-Arc’s design culture and community. Students learn fundamental design methods and fabrication techniques as they explore design strategies and experiment with materials. Making+Meaning also introduces students to a variety of representational media ranging from gesture drawing to descriptive geometry and 3D scanning. No prior experience in architecture is required. The program derives its strength from the diverse backgrounds of its students. The samples of creative work required to …

Artscene Newsletter Weekend: Writing Competitions & London Art Fair 2016 Update

May 9, 2015 Hello my beautiful peeps…..weekend is here. Time to relax and get comfortable from the week’s activities. Two writing competitions for you to take advantage and the latest on the London Art Fair 2016. YALE DRAMA SERIES   2006-2016 10th Anniversary Competition The Yale Drama Series Seeks Submissions For Its 2016 Competition Judged By Nicholas Wright The winner will be awarded:  The David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000 Publication of his/her manuscript by Yale University Press A reading at Lincoln Center Theater Submissions for the 2016 competition accepted between June 1 – August 15, 2015 For more information and complete rules governing the competition, visit: yalebooks.com/drama   THE RONALD SUKENICK/FC2 INNOVATIVE FICTION CONTEST $1,500 & Publication by FC2 Entries accepted August 15 – November 1, 2015 Submission guidelines: http://www.fc2.org/prizes.html   Short and to the point! If any of you are interested, visits the sites above and follow the guidelines.   LONDON ART FAIR 2016 UPDATE from the website: The next edition of London Art Fair takes place at the Business Design Centre, Islington, …