All posts tagged: Art

Weeknd Updates: Artsy Shark & Arts Business Summit

9. 8. 18 One last post for you guys. Courtesy of Artsy Shark, this is an Arts Business Summit taking place next month in West Virginia. Credit source: Artsy Shark   West Virginia Tamarack Foundation for the Arts and Arts Business Institute present a professional development event for artists & makers October 12-13, 2018   Canaan Valley Resort 230 Main Lodge Rd, Davis, WV 26260 Join us in beautiful West Virginia for an intensive two-day summit focused on growing your creative small business. This program teaches practical, actionable strategies. Schedule at a Glance Friday, October 12th 9:30 a.m.  Registration  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.    Creative Marketing Strategies – Carolyn Edlund 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.    Pricing for Profit – Rosen/Edlund 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.      Lunch Break 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.        Niche and Alternative Markets – Wendy Rosen 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.       The Corporate Art/Interior Design Market – Carolyn Edlund 3:30 p.m.  – 5:30 p.m.       Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)  Saturday, October 13th 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Making Work that Sells– Wendy Rosen 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.    Sales Strategies …

Weeknd Update: NY ART BOOK FAIR

9. 8. 18 Hello Weekend! I live for them because you can rest and have time to enjoy the activities that the weekend offers. For example, the NY Art Book Fair that is coming later this month in where else? NYC. Below you can get a heads up on this event… Credit source: NY Art Book Fair   Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR September 21-23, 2018 Preview: Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm Purchase your preview ticket here. Printed Matter Members receive free entry to the preview. Please present your membership card at the door. To join as a Member, click here. Free entrance HOURS AND LOCATION Preview Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm (Ticketed) Friday, September  21, 1-7pm Saturday, September 22, 11am-9pm Sunday, September 23, 11am-7pm MoMA PS1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY. Exhibitor applications for the NY Art Book Fair 2018 are now closed. Printed Matter presents the thirteenth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 21 – 23, 2018, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. The …

MidWeek Update: Come Unity Sessions

9. 5. 18 One last post for today…If you’re in the New York City area or you live in NYC, come to  Come Unity Sessions. What is Come Unity Sessions? “A space for musicians, artists, & poets of NYC.” I came across them on their Instagram account and have been a follower ever since. They have an event coming this Saturday. COME UNITY SESSIONS MUSIC ART POETRY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 AVE C & E 5TH ST. NYC 7PM $10   If you like some great art, listen to good music, and love poetry, this is it! Also if you would like to display your art, or if you’re a musician, or a poet, and have Instagram, then please follow and DM for spots for your art or performance. Have a great Hump Wednesday, be blessed! Till Saturday!   Image source: GetWallpapers.com  

MidWeek Update: Au Naturel 2019 International Juried Exhibition

8.15. 18 Hello again! Last post for today. Found this while posting Saturday’s post from artshow.com, The Au Naturel 2019 International Juried Exhibition or Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century is on the horizon. It’s going to be a long post so please read carefully the terms of this juried exhibition. Au Naturel 2019 International Juried Exhibition Clatsop Community College presents our thirteenth annual international juried exhibition, Au Naturel: the Nude in the 21st Century, to be held January 24 – March 14, 2019, in the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery. IMPORTANT DATES • Submission deadline: entries must be received by Midnight (11:59:59 pm) Mountain Time, Tuesday, November 7, 2018. (Please note: Online CaFÉ™ Tech support is available weekdays M-F 9 a.m. -5 p.m. MT) • Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be e-mailed by Friday, November 30th, 2018. • Accepted work to arrive at the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery no later than Friday, January 11, 2019. • Exhibition dates: January 24 – March 14, 2019. • Artist Reception: Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 6:00 …

MidWeek Update: Beyonce & Vogue, Infinate Reflections w/The Museum of Modern Art

8. 15. 18 Hello everyone! It’s been quiet for the last few days, but I’ve been working furiously. As most of you know Beyonce and Jay-Z are touring around the world for their On the Run 2. Queen Bee is the cover girl for the September issue of Vogue magazine. Here is a behind the scenes video of her, her children with photographer 23-year-old Tyler Mitchell. He’s the first African-American photographer for Vogue. Making history indeed!         Another video I want to share with you courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art, titled Infinite reflections in a kinetic environment | HOW TO SEE “Hide & Seek” by Dream the Combine.       I hope you enjoyed these videos. Just wanted to do something a bit different today. Got one more thing…   Image source: Vogue.

Weeknd Update: Calling All Artists…

8.11.18 It’s that time again…Artists if you’re out there please take a look at what Art Show has for you… Credit source: artshow.com 3rd Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival Artists are invited to apply for the 3rd Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival, to be held December 1-2, 2018 at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, FL. Cash Awards for Best in Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place, and Honorable Mention. Eligible media: 2D- Drawings, paintings, photography, printmaking, mixed media. 3D- Ceramics, sculpture, fiber, jewelry, glass, furniture. $35 application fee. Deadline: August 17, 2018. More info. Questions? Call 561-832-1776.       American Color Print Society Biennial Open Show The American Color Print Society announces a call for printmakers to submit original work created in the past 3 years for a juried art exhibition, October 7-25, 2018 at the Plastic Club in Philadelphia, PA. $1,800 in cash awards. Juror: Caren Friedman. ACPS accepts all forms of printmaking, including original digital prints. Photographs not eligible. Artists must supply digital images to be juried for acceptance into the exhibition. …

Creative Close-Up: Artsy Shark

7. 30. 18 Hello! The weekend went by fast, as always and July is pretty much over. This month’s Close-Up is coming from Artsy Shark. Inspiring Artists to Build Better Businesses, this website inspires artists to create and build their businesses with great tips and workshops. Here are a few posts that can help you get inspired to start your own art business… Credit source: Artsy Shark 6 Steps to More Online Art Sales by Carolyn Edlund     Instagram Story Tips for Artists by Karlie Carpentier Rosin What Artists Must Know about Pricing Consistency     How to Choose the Right Artist Residency by Carolyn Edlund Does Your Art Business Need a Media Kit? by guest blogger Leslie Kell   Hope these encouraging posts put a spring in your creative step. Go to http://www.artsyshark.com for more posts and read about artists that are featured on the webpage. Image source: unknown

MidWeek Update: Workshops & Retreats

7.25.18 Happy Hump Wednesday! Today’s update is workshops and retreats. Thanks to artshow.com, I found six of these that might interest you. Credit source: artshow.com   Stan Kurth-Freedom in Watermedia by Franciscan Life Process Center Kathleen Bechtel, Art Director $15 – $325 Actions and Detail Panel DATE AND TIME Thu, Sep 6, 2018, 9:00 AM – Sat, Sep 8, 2018, 3:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar LOCATION Franciscan Life Process Center 11650 Downes Street Northeast Lowell, MI 49331 View Map DESCRIPTION This workshop is designed to help students (beginning, intermediate or advanced) paint in an intuitive manner starting with no preconceived notion or outcome. There will be no preliminary planning or drawing. Emotions and feelings will dictate direction as students use a variety of techniques to implement color, texture, line, shape, and value. Instruction will start with arbitrary mark making and color application, working transparently to opaque building layers using a variety of mark making tools, watercolor, acrylic and gesso. The intuitive process relies on feeling and seeing so there will be ongoing evaluation of …