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AreaArtist New Member Jurying

Area Artist® online gallery holds open jurying quarterly,
when artists interested in joining our online community, can submit their work to our jury.

The deadline for our next Jurying 
is June 7, 2019

 

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"20th Annual Vivian and Stanley Reed Marine Show" June 14-July 11, 2019

Location: Stamford Art Association Townhouse Gallery, 39 Franklin St., Stamford, CT

Receiving: Fri/Sat May 31, June 1 12-3 Actual artwork only

Opening Reception: Friday, June 21 6-8 pm

Pick-up: Fri/Sat July 12, 13 12-3

This is a multimedia juried show with $600 in cash prizes. Theme is any subject depicting

the sea, seashore, boats, activity on or near the water. Submission is by actual artwork only.

The exhibit is named after Vivian and Stanley Reed, 2 founding members of SAA and avid

sailors. Please note that we have changed the opening reception to Friday June 21 (from June 28).

June 28 will be the 7th annual Stamford ArtWalk, where we get hundreds of visitors. If you would

like to donate artwork, priced at $50 or less, we would love to sell this during ArtWalk. Examples

would be unframed photographs, prints of your work. Please bring your donated pieces when

you come for receiving. We will continue to have the work for sale after ArtWalk.

Entry for SAA members: $20 for first piece, $15 each additional piece/nonmembers $25

first piece, $20 each additional piece. Wall work must be framed and wired for hanging or it will not be

accepted Accepted artists only will be listed on the SAA website: www.stamfordartassociation.org by

June 5. We have changed our entry requirements and will no longer accept giclees for exhibitions.

See the website for other submission requirements. 203 325 1139.

 

39th Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show
September 22 to October 24, 2019 In 1980,

Faber Birren, world renowned color consultant, author of 27 books on color, endowed the Faber Birren Color Award of $1000 for original and creative expression of color. The Faber Birren Color Award Show has grown from a regional exhibit to one of national scope, encouraging artists in all media. This competition is the only artistic event devoted exclusively to the use of color. This year the Stamford Art Association celebrates its 38th year of the Faber Birren National Color Award Show.

Juror: Meredith A. Brown is a Curatorial Research Associate in the Department of Modern & Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she organizes contemporary art exhibitions.

ELIGIBILITY -Original art in any two-dimensional or three-dimensional media, created in the last 3 years and not exhibited previously in the Faber Birren Show. Electronic media, performance art, and installations will NOT be accepted. -All entries must be submitted electronically.

PRIZES Over $2500 in awards

DEADLINES Sunday July 21, 2019 Entry deadline

More info here - http://stamfordartassociation.org/FaberBirren.html

 

Open call 2019
Residency and retreat in Italy La Macina di San Cresci

Find inspiration in the timeless Tuscan countryside! Live and work in the shadow of the oldest church in all of Chianti, built in the 10th century, painstakingly restored by two lifelong art lovers skilled in design and architecture. La Macina di San Cresci overlooks the classic Tuscan town of Greve in Chianti and is located just a short drive from Florence and Siena. La Macina di San Cresci is a unique place where artists can live and work together in historic buildings surrounded by gorgeous hillsides dotted with vineyards and olive groves. La Macina offers guest artists the chance to recharge and reset by enjoying walks in the countyside, moonlit dinners in the garden with plenty of delicious food, wine, and friends, and a spacious studio to create new work. La Macina operates year round and accepts residency applications on a rolling basis (there are no deadlines!). At La Macina, artists can find whatever sort of process they need; we have a thriving and close-knit community made up of visiting artists and local friends, but there is plenty of peace and quiet for those who seek relaxation and escape. Residents can take classes in fresco, watercolor, Florentine artisanal upholstery, paper decoration, and more. Artists will also have the opportunity to explore the surrounding areas on outings to local sites with cultural and historical significance. We are happy to arrange other activities, like Italian language lessons and cooking classes. We actively promote the work of all our artists through exhibition, open studios, and features on our website and social media. We also publish a yearbook called “The Artistic Time” in order to share the work of all our resident artists with our network. Partners and families are welcome!

Apply now (NO FEE TO APPLY!) How to apply: http://www.chianticom.com/index.php/en/worshop

For further information please visit our website where you can find a gallery of pictures and videos of the residency, a list of exhibitions and past guest artists, and you can browse our yearbooks and read testimonials in the Guest Book. Don't hesitate to contact us with questions: info@chianticom.com

 

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