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At the Museum: South London Gallery

At the Museum: South London Gallery

March 20, 2015

Happy Friday, happy weekend ahead! Hello everyone. Shadowbox is heading across the pond to the South London Gallery!


SOUTH LONDON GALLERY

Founded in 1891, the South London Gallery is a public-funded gallery of contemporary art in Camberwell, London. Until 1992, it was known as the South London Art Gallery, but now the acronym SLG is often used.

Inside the South London Gallery. courtesy of http://www.southlondongallery.org

WHAT’S ON

  • Exhibitions
  • Live Art & Film
  • Talks & Events
  • SLG Local
  • Children & Families
  • Young People

Current Exhibition: Isabelle Cornaro / Saturday, January 24 – Sunday, April 5, 2015 / Main and First Floor Galleries, Free

Next Exhibition: Kapwani Kiwanga / Wednesday, April 15 – Sunday, June 7, 2015 / Main Gallery, Free

The SLG also has Residencies, which launched in 2010. Each year the SLG hosts two to three residences. For more information about their residencies, other exhibitions, programs, and other information you can click on the website below.

65 – 67 Peckham Road, London SE5 8UH, UK / www.southlondongallery.org

Opening times
Tuesday-Sunday 11am-6pm
Except Wednesdays 11am-9pm

Email: mail@southlondongallery.org

Whenever you visit London, make sure to stop by the South London Gallery. Enjoy your Friday, enjoy your weekend and be blessed!

courtesy of artsfundraising.org.uk

 

featured image courtesy of http://www.southwarkcollections.org

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Editor’s Desk March 2015

Editor’s Desk March 2015

March 2, 2015

Number 3/ Volume 3

March has arrived. Not too much going on this month, but I’m hoping to change that. First there is Artexpo New York and Solo. I know it’s late to bring it up, but I did have that posted with the Wix site. I hope you guys can a least see these exhibitions and that way next year, you can participate in getting your work there. April 23 – 26, 2015.

Chinese artist, activist, and many other hats that he wears, Ai Weiwei is this month’s Spotlight Artist. I’m sure some of you recognize this name or heard of this artist, I even had an exhibition of his posted in At the Museum last year, if I can recall for PAMM the Perez Art Museum Miami.

Speaking of At the Museum, lets hop across the pond to the South London Museum and see what they’re up to. I’m sure they have lots of exciting activities galore waiting in store. Expect to see more workshops, and art stuff to be shared, like the Coastal Maine Art Workshop, My Art Trip and others.

I’ve stated this since January that Shadowbox is adding literature and poetry, which is another form of art, but through words. So be on the lookout for writers conferences. I’m sure some of you have heard about the AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Conference & Bookfair held in Minneapolis from April 8 – 11, 2015. If you are a member of AWP, not only can you purchase a registration, but you can also a get membership bundle and some great benefits as well. I will have this posted on the first Wednesday of this month so please keep a look out!

Finally, if you noticed, I’ve played with the Zuki theme for the past few weeks. I’m still trying to get the feel of it. It’s exhausting and frustrating, but the more I work with it, the more easier it gets. So don’t be alarmed if you see things moved around, I’m just putting the finishing touches. I will also get the pages updated. One page has been demolished and I’m hoping to add a bit more in the coming months.

Let the month of March begin!

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featured image courtesy of http://www.bwallpapers.com

ARTSCENE NEWSLETTER: AOI PRIZE FOR ILLUSTRATION 2015 COMPETITION

ARTSCENE NEWSLETTER: AOI PRIZE FOR ILLUSTRATION 2015 COMPETITION

September 20, 2014

Hello, hello! The weekend.is.here. Ok, I’m going to be honest with you. Yesterday I couldn’t figure out what to post on today’s newsletter. This is the truth, honest! All was not lost because I found this competition and it’s a good thing I did, because the deadline is in 7 days! Read on!


AOL PRIZE FOR ILLUSTRATION 2015 COMPETITION

Association of Illustrators (AOI), in partnership with London Transport Museum, has announced that submissions are now and still welcomed for the Prize For Illustration 2015. This year’s theme is “London Places and Spaces.”

The aim is to attract artwork for display that is colorful, inspiring, and celebrates a vibrant, multi-layered city that is London.

All artworks should be in portrait format. London Transport Museum would prefer that artworks conform to actual or in proportion standard poster sized:

Double Royal – 635 x 1016 mm (25 x 40 inches) or Double Crown – 505 x 760 mm (20 x 30 inches). For this exhibition the sizes are not prescriptive.

You’ll be happy to know, that there is no entry fee!

The competition is open to illustrators and students of illustration from all over the world, regardless whether if you are a member of Association of Illustrations (AOI) or not.

Prize

  • First Prize: £2000 (approx. $3,300 USD) & display of image on a London Transport Museum poster.
  • Second Prize: £1000 (approx. $1,650 USD)
  • Third Prize: £750 (approx. $1,200 USD)

It is possible that your work could be featured on merchandise sold in the London Transport Museum’s shop.

The top 100 entries selected by a panel of judges will be displayed in an exhibition at the London Transport Museum that will open from May and will run until August 2015. The winners will be announced at a private award ceremony in early May 2015.

The deadline for entries for this competition is September 28, 2014.  Yes….like I said I just found this competition. Bear with me ok?

If any of you are interested in entering, just click here. I spread the message, now the ball is in your court!

Happy weekend! Be blessed folks!

 

AT THE MUSEUM: TATE BRITAIN

May 23, 2014

Happy, happy Friday at last! Heading across the pond to London to visit Tate Britain, one of the museums that was posted on Esquisses.

There is also Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool, and Tate St. Ives, but I’m just going to focus on Tate Britain. Opened on July 21, 1897, the Tate was just  one museum, which in time grew to four major sites. Tate has a natural collection of British art from 1500 to the present, with international, modern, contemporary art, make that 70,000 artworks.

What’s going at the Tate Britain:

BP Spotlight Source / April 4 – September 14, 2014
Tate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida Barlow / March 31 – October 19, 2014
Kenneth Clark: Looking For Civilisation / May 10 – August 10, 2014
British Folk Art / June 10 – August 31, 2014

Kenneth Clark/ telegraph.co.uk

Events at the Tate for

  • Families
  • Young People
  • Adult Learners
  • Schools
  • Teachers
  • Local Communities, etc….

 

You can research using the Tate’s library, publications, projects.

Visit their site to check out Tate Modern, Liverpool, and St. Ives. Make sure to browse their opening hours, admission is free, except for special exhibitions. Take a gander at the Gallery Shop and Store, drop by the Djanogly Café or the Rex Whistler Restaurant for coffee or a bite.

Tate Britain
Millbank, London SWIP
4RG, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7887 8888
Email: visiting.britain@tate.org.uk
www.tate.org.uk 

Where to next…..find out June 6!

AT THE MUSEUM: THE NATIONAL GALLERY

February 21, 2014

The National Gallery, London England. Wikipedia

Hello and Happy Friday (YAY)! I know that I’ve had this museum posted before, but for some of you just following, if your ever planning a trip across the pond to London, try dropping by The National Gallery.

They have really great exhibitions there such as these……

 

One of Paolo Caliari’s (Veronese) works

VERONESE: MAGNIFICENCE IN RENAISSANCE VENICE March 19 – June 15, 2014

Daily 10am – 6pm (last admission 5:15pm)  Fridays 10am – 9pm (last admission 8:15pm)

 

 

Lucas Cranach

STRANGE BEAUTY: MASTERS OF THE GERMAN RENAISSANCE
 February 19 – May 11, 2014

Daily 10am – 6pm (last admission 5:15pm)  Fridays 10am – 9pm (last admission 8:15pm)

 

THE SUNFLOWERS   January 25 – April 27, 2014, Room 46 (access via the Getty Entrance). Admission is free.

Check out Guided Tour, a 60 minute taster tour where first-time adult visitors can explore collections led by Gallery lectures.

Monday – Friday:11:30am and 2:30pm, Friday 7pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11:30am – 2:30pm and 4pm. Sainsbury Wing Information Desk. Admission is free.

The National welcomes families to come explore what the museum has in store. The museum has a lot of fun activities that kids can enjoy.

As we all know, museums have shops, but The National has their own online shop, where you can purchase prints, flowers, something for the kids, and gallery favorites.

Visit www.nationalgallery.org.uk for information on tickets for exhibitions, events, and other activities.

Hours: Daily 10am – 6pm, Friday 10am – 9pm.

The National Gallery/Trafalgar Square/London WC2N 5DN

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7747 2885 Fax: +44 (0) 20 7747 2423