All posts tagged: 2014

HAPPY THANKSGIVING……TILL 2015!

November 27, 2014 Hello! I did say that yesterday was supposed to be the last post for 2014, but I couldn’t resist……As some of you know, there will be no posts for December 2014. I’m working on a new blog site, but I will still give you updates on the blog site’s progress. I promise! Not only that, I decide to replace Esquisses with a new name: SHADOWBOX. Even though Esquisses was a cool and unique name, it was a bit hellish for the Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest pages. So I want to start 2015 with a clean slate! So follow Shadowbox to a new site in 2015! Follow the Twitter page at twitter.com/shadowboxerinc. Oh! There is one more thing…….   I know it’s early, but have a Merry Christmas and New Year! Be safe for the holidays, enjoy the rest of 2014, and always, always be blessed!   featured images courtesy of wallscreenhd.com and http://www.friendshipday2014.org.   Advertisements

ARTSCENE: deviantART CONTEST UPDATE

October 22, 2014 Good Morning! Fourth Wednesday has come. Today, I want to give you an update and reminder about What Does Your Artistic Journey Look Like? If your still interested, now’s the time to act. UPDATE FOR WHAT DOES YOUR ARTISTIC JOURNEY LOOK LIKE?  This was posted October 8, but this is not the last time, so here’s a quick look at what this is all about: How to enter: Download: You have a choice of three templates. Once you make your decide the one you want, you must use one of the template or copy in the same size and resolution and you need to use road provided in each template without moving the road and the road must not block the traffic. Create: You can use any medium or program to place your journey on to the road. You can either pull from your gallery, illustrate, collage, photograph, or create. deviantART has place templates into their muro. Submit: Use the button to submit your entry, which must be a single JPG or PNG …

ARTSCENE NEWSLETTER: JURIED EXHIBITIONS & ONLINE COURSES

August 27, 2014 Good Morning, we’re on the last leg of August and this newsletter is packed with two juried exhibitions and a MoMA online course.   DEGAS PASTEL SOCIETY 15TH BIENNAL NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION November 1 – 30, 2014 Garden District Gallery 1332 Washington Avenue New Orléans, LA 70130 Exhibition dates: November 1 -30, 2014 Opening Reception & Awards: November 1, 2014 Exhibit & workshop information: http://www.degaspastelsociety.org / 504.392.0215 darlenehjohnson@yahoo.com Margaret Dyer will judge the show and teach a workshop on October 29 – 31, 2014 Up to 3 digital images Members: $35 / non-members: $35 Awards over $5,000 DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 6, 2014 AMERICAN ARTISTS PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE’S ANNUAL OPEN JURIED HANGING SHOW 86th Grand National Exhibition Salmagundi Club 47 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10003 November 10 -21, 2014 Open to all artists Media & Acrylic (Oil Technique), Water Media & Acrylic (watercolor technique), Mixed Media, Pastel & Graphics & Sculpture Over $20,000 in awards will be given Submit your entries online at aapline.org For prospectus click here or send a SASE to AAPL, …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: CALLING ALL ARTISTS!

August 9, 2014 Hello! The weekend is here and I’m sure you guys are enjoying it where ever you are.  There are lots of opportunities for artists using all types of media, who are to putting themselves out there and today I’m calling artists to take a look at these three competitions….. PASTEL SOCIETY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE SIXTH ANNUAL NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION October 25 – November 29, 2014 @ Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery, Portsmouth, NH Juror of Selection: Frank Federico, PSA Awards: $5,000 +, $1,000 Best in Show Members: $35/Non-Members $45 Up to 3 digital entries, soft pastels only Prospectus: www. pastelsocietynh.com or send a SASE to: Kitty Clark, 69 Peninsula Dr., Stratham, NH 0388 (There are some issues with trying to pull up the prospectus, if any of you meet the same problem, just send an SASE) DEADLINE: AUGUST 25, 2014 LOUISIANA ART & ARTISTS’ GUILD’S 45TH ANNUAL RIVER ROAD SHOW Baton Rouge, LA December 3-29, 2014 US artists 18+, national juried/judged exhibition $40 for 3 entries, $5 each additional Award $4,000+ Judge/Juror: Morten E. …

MY TRIP TO THE HIGH MUSUEM ATLANTA

May 23, 2014 Hello! How’s everyone’s Friday? Good I hope. I’m enjoying my four-day weekend. During the second Saturday (my birthday) in April, my mom and I went to Atlanta over the weekend. We visited the High Museum of Art and it was really impressive! The High Museum has so many exhibitions, activities…..One of the exhibitions that I wanted to see was Go West! Art of the American Frontier From the Buffalo Center of the West, at the Wieland Pavilion second level, which was held November 3, 2013 till April 13, 2014. It was everything I thought it would be. Each painting, artifacts were displayed with the attention they all deserved. It was like a treasure trove of a once bygone era….sounds corny I know, but it was. I wanted to jump into those paintings just to get a glimpse of it all, just soak it all in! We went to a few other exhibitions as well like, Splendor: The Work of Jim Waters, Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door, African Mask/Masquerade: More Than Meets the Eye, …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: NYSS SUMMER SESSION 2014 & GET THE ART FAIR LOWDOWN

March 26, 2014 Good Morning! Want to give your art technique some polishing? New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture can help you with that. NEW YORK SUMMER SCHOOL SUMMER SESSION 2014 As it states on their webpage: The Summer Session offers a unique opportunity for interested artists who are not enrolled in any of the full-time programs to experience the intensity and rigor of the School’s perspective in a condensed manner. The Summer Session is comprised of both two-week Marathons and longer atelier classes that focuses on specific concentrations in either drawing, painting, and sculpture. Students may choose to participate in the Marathon, with additional selections of other course offerings, or take the full seven-week path that includes both the Marathon and the Atelier classes. All classes run Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm unless otherwise noted. The application deadline for the marathons courses: May 20, 2014 Marathon includes: Drawing Marathon: Graham Nickson & Guest/June 2-13, 2014 Cost: $1625 Drawing Marathon: Highline with Linda Darling & Guest/June 2-6, 2014. Cost: $890 Portrait …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: ABI WORKSHOP: CONNECT WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS

January 15, 2014 Good Morning…..humpy, hump day.  There is just one piece of art news that you need to know about, courtesy of Arts Business Institute. ARTS BUSINESS INSTITUTE / IN PARTNERSHIP W/THE TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF CRAFT ARTISTS PRESENTS CONNECT TO YOUR CUSTOMER MARCH 1 & 2, 2014 NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE The topics that will be covered are: Who Is Your Customer? Creative Marketing Building Gallery Relationships Selling Strategies How To Wholesale Pricing For Profit If you not interested in wholesaling, there are alternative topics. Connect To Your Customer: Online Through Images With Grants The speakers will be Wendy Rosen, President of The Rosen Group and Carolyn Edlund, founder of Artsy Shark. If there is anyone that is interested, please go to http://www.artsbusinessinstitute.org/nashville-tennessee. Space is limited, so again if anyone is interested, now’s the time to participate. There will be more tomorrow, so keep coming back to visit.  Enjoy your Hump Wednesday and be blessed! P.S. No information on the location for this workshop, but they will have that soon!