Hello 2015! We are excited to Congratulate Kellie McDermott on her Colab show with Carol Snyder.

Luminous Landscapes in Ceramics & Encaustic Painting

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Date: March 5 – April 26, 2015
Location: Main Gallery
Price: Free

FREE Artists’ talk: Wednesday, March 25, 6 – 7pm

Hey Ohioans we want to encourage you to stop on by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington to see Luminous Landscapes in Ceramics & Encaustic Paintings. You will not want to miss this show!

Kellie McDermott will impress you with her encaustic paintings. What this woman can do with wax is amazing. We appreciate your talent here at Ohio Art League and congratulate you on your current Exhibition.

Please Click the Links below for more information.

Kellie McDermott Website

Peggy R. McConnell Website

Ohio Art League Website

Luminous Landscapes in Ceramic & Encaustic Paintings – Exhibition

Opening this Thursday! “Woman as____”

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“Woman As___” runs from December 4th 2014 through January 18th 2015.

TacoCat Cooperative Studios and Gallery.
937 Burrell Avenue Columbus OH 43212.

Special performance by artist Heidi Madsen between 6:20 and 6:45pm.

The exhibit is curated by member artists Catherine Bell Smith and Mollie Hannon.

The Creative Arts of Women (CAW) and the Women’s Fund of Central Ohio have teamed up to present “Woman As__” a provocative new exhibit that explores gender, identity and womanhood. The exhibit will feature over 100 original works by members of the artist collective CAW representing diverse mediums such as painting, installation and performance. The centerpiece of the exhibit will feature a collaborative mosaic created by member artists that addresses theme of “Woman As____.”

CAW and the Women’s Fund are compatible organizations with the same goal of empowering women. CAW is a group of professional artists representing a wide range of disciplines including: performance, sculpture, installation, photography, ceramics, painting, and printmaking. As one of the premier women’s arts groups in Columbus, CAW is committed to being a safe place for women to be nurtured in their artistic goals. CAW has also had a notable history of community involvement starting with the 2011 exhibit “Strands” which featured visual and performance art about hair, fibers, DNA and other “strands.” The proceeds of the exhibit were donated to the Hair Theater Fund, which helps patients experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy buy wigs or hats. In 2014 CAW members embarked upon a three month partnership with Fort Hayes High School art students. The mentorships between CAW’s professional artists and Fort Hayes students resulted in the powerful exhibit “Exchanges” which blurred the lines of the mentor/mentee dynamic.

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio is a public foundation that transforms the lives of women and girls by mobilizing the collective power and passion of all women working together. The Women’s Fund creates gender equality and influence through its research and collaborations, promotes social change by growing women’s philanthropy, and by making grants to programs that raise awareness and educate on issues affecting women and girls.

For more information please visit CAW, Tacocat or Womens fund of Central Ohio.

After the opening, tacocat’s gallery is open on Sundays, from 12p – 5p.

or contact one of the CAW hosts to schedule a personal tour!

If COLLAGE is your thing you should read this post.

Carte Blanche, a group exhibition of collage works

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Deadline: September 15, 2014 {EMAIL}

Call for Submissions

Carte Blanche, a group exhibition of collage works

Central Features

Albuquerque, NM

November 7 – December 20, 2014

Central Features seeks submissions of collage artworks to be considered for inclusion in Carte Blanche, a group exhibition of works by contemporary visual artists who use collage to push the boundaries of representation, abstraction, and appropriation, defying continuity and challenging expectations.

REVIEW COMMITTEE:

Wendy Vogel, Senior Editor at Modern Painters and independent curator

Jonathan Frederick Walz, Curator of American Art, Sheldon Museum of Art

Nancy Zastudil and Ian Goebel, owners, Central Features

ELIGIBILITY:

Any living artist is eligible to submit their artwork for review and consideration, according to the following parameters:

Artwork must have been created after 2009 and available for consignment.

If selected, artist agrees to arrange for artwork to arrive at Central Features no later than October 20, 2014.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Send the following to: info@centralfeatures

Name and contact info

Up to three digital images of your available collages and a corresponding image list

Website (if applicable)

$10 submission fee

Visit website for complete entry details: centralfeatures.com/submit

Central Features

109 5 St SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

505-243-3389

Residency in Saratoga Wyoming? We think YES!

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts: Artist Residency

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Two Deadlines: {ONLINE}

September 15, 2014

March 15, 2015

Artist Residency

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

Saratoga, WY

Winter/Spring: January – May

Summer/Fall: June – November

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers time and space for artistic exploration through immersion in the extraordinary beauty of the West. Located on 15,000 acres of scenic splendor at the base of the Medicine Bow National Forest outside of Saratoga, Wyoming, the camp is situated right next to Brush Creek, in between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain ranges.

Writers, visual artists, performance artists, musicians and composers are encouraged to apply for our four week artist residency programs, complete with lodging, meals, working facilities and incredible natural beauty. Two and six week residency options are also available; however priority will be given to the applicants applying for four week residency programs. Residents are at liberty to structure their own time and activity while on a creative retreat. Whether solitude or social engagement is inspiring, the opportunities for creative enrichment are endless at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts.

Application Guidelines

The Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers two sessions per year. The Winter/Spring artist retreats run from January – May with the deadline September 15 of the previous year. The Summer/Fall session runs from June – November with the deadline on March 15 of the same year.

Duration of Residency

Options of 2, 4 or 6 weeks are available with preference going to 4 week requests. Duration is determined by jury rankings, overall application packet and schedule availability.

The application processing fee is $35 and is nonrefundable.

Download Application Guidelines: www.brushcreekarts.org/Guidelines-2012-Application.pdf

Online Application: https://www.callforentry.org/BRUSH_CREEK_FOUNDATION_RESIDENCY

Visit website for full details including FAQs: www.brushcreekarts.org/residency

Questions: Submit additional questions to info@brushcreekarts.org

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

66 Brush Creek Ranch Road

Saratoga, WY 82331

tel 307.710.7312

fax 307.327.5970

CCAC is now accepting proposals for its Main Gallery for 2016 and 2017.

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Main Gallery

The Columbus Cultural Arts Center is now accepting proposals for exhibitions in its Main Gallery for 2016 – 2017. Proposals are welcome from individuals or groups/organizations working in all visual arts media. The Center’s Main Gallery is one of the premier art exhibit locations in central Ohio, with very good public exposure, and opportunities for a variety of events in conjunction with an exhibition (e.g., workshops, musical performances, dance, poetry).

Deadline for proposals is December 31st, 2014. Jurying by staff of the Cultural Arts Center will take place in the first quarter 2015, with notification of successful entries by mid-April, 2015.

Exhibition Proposal Guidelines are available at The Columbus Cultural Art Center’s website

 

Chicago Chicago Chicago Chicago! Multiples. Chicago October fair is calling for final entries!

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Multiples. is a temporary crossover exposition opening for one weekend in March and October 2014 showcasing objects produced as multiples. As a premise show, Multiples. seeks to span the division between art and craft, which are intimately connected, yet often artificially separated by preconceived notions of social value. Modeled as a hybrid of the contemporary commercial art fair, critical craft markets and an exploration of visual art forms, Multiples. is an affordable option for contemporary artists and makers looking to expose their practice and sell their editions, replicated hand-made, or manufactured works in Chicago. Please click the apply link above to showcase your work at our Spring or Fall expositions, or the about link to learn more about art multiples.

APPLY for this opportunity today! 

Last chance to enter is September 15th. 

http://www.artmultiples.net/

PARTICIPATION FEES:

For a $450 table fee, you can apply for a standard table arrangement to sell your multiples. Applicants can apply as individuals, or with a group, though applications for groups should include the names of all participating artists, contact info and websites.

For a $225 table fee, you can apply for a shared table. If you have another vendor in mind with whom you’d like to share your table, please indicate their name(s) in the application. Otherwise, the Multiples. team can find another vendor to pair you with from our list of applicants.

NEW! For a $650 installation area fee, you can apply for an 80 sq ft space–this includes no walls, tables or other equipment or guarantee of available wall space–to setup installations of sculpture, installation art, displays or other types of area presentation that requires the additional space to present. Additional equipment may be provided upon request.

For a $225 wall fee, you can apply for a 4′ wide by 8′ high drywall section. Wall sections may be added exponentially (i.e., two 4′ x 8′ sections for $450, and so on) to create a booth for wall display within the fair. Tables are not provided for those applying for wall sections. For a visual example of the wall section layout, please click here.Please note that this is an early rate; after Aug. 15 wall section rates increase to $350.

For a $225 fee, you can also apply to sell your wares from a small roving exhibit, which could be a bicycle, cart, or even a handbag (what, you’ve never heard of Clutch Gallery?) instead of a standard table. This is a fun option for those whose showcase benefits from being able to move freely about the event. Please note this may also include video projection for the visual art category.

‘Cheep’ ‘Cheep’ Hooray! (Chicks with Balls)

OAL artist member, Judy Takacs has created some inspirational paintings. Her Chicks with Balls series takes the cake with a play on words and the inspirational stories behind the paintings and the Chicks in her work. Good Wishes are in order for her upcoming … Continue reading

Get Serious and Acquire the Competitive Advantage: Join Ruby Harper as she de-mystifies the GCAC application process.

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Calling all Artists in Franklin County!!

Have you been rejected and overlooked in the application process? Learn to stand out with this informative session and one-on-one consultation.  

July 29, 7:00-8:00PM

Millworks Studios; 2020-2046 Leonard Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219

“Artists in the Community” is GCAC’s grants and services program designed to support individual artists in Franklin County. Fellowships, supply grants and much more.

Ruby Harper, Grants & Services Director will be hosting this informative session where she will de-mystify GCAC’s application process and provide some one-on-one consultation in an informal environment.

Please RSVP to dpoelsma@gcac.org to attend this event. Walk-ins welcome, space allowing. 

SWAP IT LIKE IT’S HOT!

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What a GRAND idea!

This is a great opportunity to clear out an old art bin, or try a new medium out for size. 

 

Friday, July 25, 6 – 8 p.m.

 

Drop by ROY G BIV gallery to REMIX your art supplies.

Bring your throwback art materials to trade with other artists for that new-to-you. The swap meet will be followed by an art activity for participants to experiment with their new finds. This is a great opportunity to clear out an old art bin, or try a new medium out for size. 

 

The Ohio Craft Museum is Hosting a Night of Clay Sculpting!

Join Ashley Bevington July 22nd!

From Novice to Expert come out and enjoy a night of creativity! Give it all you got and create a masterpiece to last a lifetime.

Already an artist? Share this post with your less creative friends, they will thank you.

First, you’ll look at her work, American Dream I, featured in Figure It: Forms of Human Expression, our summer exhibition.

You will learn to sculpt a head and facial features, creating a three-dimensional clay portrait to hang on the wall. No clay experience is necessary.

Come early to be inspired by the works in the gallery, a collection of exemplary forms in clay, glass, fiber and wood by 31 artists from across the United States. Independent curator Gwen Heffner selected works that are “dedicated to the human figure as a means of expression and have powerful messages to share.”

This workshop is $12 for members, $15 for non-members. All supplies and firing are included. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required. To register, call the museum at 614-486-4402 or email education@ohiocraft.org for more information.

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