All posts tagged: Art

MidWeek Update: Art Business Conference

11.14.18 Hello! Just a few things to drop on you. First, Artsy Shark has sent me an email for an art business conference. It looks promising. Here take a look for yourselves… Credit source: The Clarks Hulings Fund Art-Business Conference Conquer the Changing Marketplace February 1 – 2, 2019Fort Lauderdale, Florida Art is a Business, and Artists Should Run It The marketplace is changing—not just technology, but HOW art is marketed, bought, and sold. You, the Artist, are at the center of this. Take charge of your career, mesmerize your audience, maximize your extraordinary professional advantages and Sell-Sell-Sell. This is going to be an amazing event. Tickets are on sale now. Get your ticket early for the best rate!Early Bird Price (Now!): $295From November 15: $345From January 1: $395 For those interested, here is the link to this event: https://clarkshulingsfund.org/events/florida/.    Image source: unknown Advertisements

Just In Update*: Artsty Shark Looking for Featured Artists

10.27.18 Just saw this information recently. Artsy Shark is looking for Featured Artists for their website. The deadline is November 1. So for those of you who would or want to be featured, this is your opportunity! Here are the details from their website… Credit source: Artsy Shark   Artsy Shark is seeking 48 artists to feature and promote in the coming months and has issued a Call for Artists to receive submissions. Artists creating work that falls into the categories of painting, drawing, sculpture, clay, fiber, glass, wood, printmaking, jewelry and other mediums are invited to apply for consideration. Featured articles present each artist’s story, inspiration, technique, and portfolio. All features are promoted heavily through social media and email to our wide audience. Each article is permanent, and always shareable. Since 2010, more than 1,200 artist features have been published, and are viewable in our “Featured Artist Gallery” which can be found here. Selection is made through a competitive juried process, with a fee of $20 to apply. Not all artists will be selected. Artists who …

Scary Saturday: Artwork

10.20.18 Stories, short film, now artwork. I’ve been scouring to find scary and disturbing artwork for this October. Here are several that might scare, creep, or make you squirm.                 Like what you see with these artworks? I hope so. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, be blessed. Image source:

MidWeek Update: Calling All Artists…

10.17.18 Hello everyone! Its been a minute since I posted anything from the Art Show website (www.artshow.com), but there is a wealth of contests to pass along to you. Take a look… Credit source: http://www.artshow.com Call for Artists The Monterey Peninsula College Art Dept. (Monterey, CA) seeks proposals from artists all across the U.S. for exhibitions in the Art Gallery, August 2019 through May 2020. Open to all media: painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and metal arts, and digital media. We enjoy exhibiting high-quality art which challenges traditional ideas, employs experimental methods and ideas, and fosters critical discussion. Exhibits in pairs, groups or solo are welcome. $25 entry fee. Deadline: October 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 831-402-8234.   Emerging Artists 2019 SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 27 – March 23, 2019, at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Artist of the Year Publication Award. Juror: Limner Gallery Director. Open to all artists working in all media. $35 entry fee. Deadline: October 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 518-828-2343.   StoriesToArt 2018 …

MidWeek Update: National Artists Marketing Project Conference

10.3.18 Hey there found something of interests. The National Arts Marketing Project Conference is being held in Seattle next month, November 9-12, 2018. For those interested here is the information below. Credit source: NAMP   Register     |     Schedule     |     Housing and Travel     |     NAMPC Home NAMPC is all about coming together: 650+ arts marketers who share your challenges, fight the same fights and know the hard work it takes for arts marketing to succeed. A community of social media experts, communication gurus, and designers who bring more art to more people. This November 9-12, you owe it to yourself and your organization to connect, get inspired, and explore the latest in digital marketing, storytelling, equity and more with arts marketers just like you. Register by October 26 for the 2018 NAMP Conference to save money on 4 days of keynotes, sessions, preconferences, and events across Seattle. NAMPC Breaks Out of the Hotel! The most popular offering from NAMPC 2017 is making a comeback! At this year’s National Arts Marketing Project Conference, we …

Creative Close-Up: Creating Art On My Terms

9.24.18 “You can draw…ohhh. Can you do a painting for me?” That’s probably what you get when you mention that you can draw, paint, sketch, you know what I mean. Then when you put a little bit of your work out there, they start to ask if you can do a portrait for them. I can draw, sketch, and paint. I love it because I’m such a creative person and while I’m flattered for people to ask, I just don’t too much like it.  Why? Well, I ask, how big do want the portrait or drawing to be? What do you want it to look like? All these kinds of questions, the ones I hate to ask because I don’t want to step on any toes to hurt feelings. I did accept one from a lady at my church, but this will be the last one for a very long while.   I want to create art on my own terms, without the person asking me about the progress, you know, without nosing in on my …

Where To…London, England

9.22.18 We are now traveling across the pond over to London, England or the United Kingdom to see what activities to do, and there is a lot! Thanks to VistiLondon.com. Credit source: Visit London Top Shows in September: Eugenius! at The Other Palace Enter a world of comics and superheroes with cult musical Eugenius!. In this teen love story, a comic book fan tries to find the hero within himself. 1 Sep-7 Oct.   Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Image courtesy of Emma Holland PR. Don’t miss hit show Heathers The Musical, as it transfers to London’s West End following a successful run at The Other Palace. A cruel clique runs a high school until a new boy arrives and changes everything, in this show based on a cult 1980s film. 3 Sep-24 Nov.     Museums Tate Modern FREE A visit to London isn’t complete without a trip to Tate Modern. Britain’s national museum of modern and contemporary art from around the world is housed in the former …

MidWeek Update: Governors Island Art Fair 2018

9. 19. 18 I almost forgot to tell and share this with you. If you’re in the NYC area and want to see some good art, The Governors Island Art Fair 2018 is the place to go. It’s every weekend in the month of September. This will be the third weekend. You still have a chance to check it out… Credit source: 4Heads Hours & Admission September 1 – 30, 2018Saturdays and Sundays, 11am – 6pm Admission is Free8-minute ferry ride to Governors Island:•  Adult – $3 (free before 11:30 AM)•  Seniors – $1 (free before 11:30 AM)•  Children under 13 – Free•  IDNYC Holders – Free•  Military Personnel – Free Catalogues:  $20 Location & Transportation Governors Island, Colonels RowBldg. 405, 406, 407 and 408Just follow the signs marked Colonels Row to the buildings with the yellow and orange banners. From Manhattan:The Governors Island Ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower Manhattan. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows: By Subway – 1 to South Ferry station, 4, 5 to Bowling …