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Google Glass Interview: New York City Artist Jen Dunlap’s Painting Project to Push Herself Out of Her Comfort Zone

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New York based curator and artist liaison Samantha Katz launched the first Google Glass artist interview series, called Gallery Glass, on Sept. 1, 2013. Her 30-day project will produce one video each day exploring real artist studios and galleries using the hands-free, Google Glass computer.  Katz will also visit and record spotlight exhibitions, performances, and installations.

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A Call for Artists: Fire, Fire, Flood.

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The Modbo presents a call for artists for its November show, Fire, Fire, Flood.  Intake is on October 26th, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm at The Modbo, 17C East Bijou Street, 80903, 633-4240.  This is a juried exhibition with a $5 entry fee.  Work must be ready to hang with two stable points of attachment.  It goes without saying, our community and state have gone through some trying times in the last 16 months.  The goal of this exhibition is to document our community’s strength, heartbreak, and resolve.  To heal, and move forward.  To see possibilities, and to create.  We hope you join us.  All media welcome.

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(RFQ) Public Art CALL FOR WALL ARTISTS

The city of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs  is seeking artists and artist teams interested in creating permanent and/or temporary art projects for large-scale outdoor walls in the City of LA. Their Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is open to professional artists working in any medium, style or technique—i.e. murals, aerosol, mosaics, paints, stencils, stickers, wheatpasting, woodblocking, light and/or video projection.

DEADLINE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013 REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)

Budget: $5,000-$300,000.

Full details here: http://culturela.org/publicart/DCA_RFQ_CALLFORWALLARTISTS.pdf

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Artist Portfolio Magazine Accepting Submissions

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ARTIST PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE  http://www.artistportfoliomagazine.com

Artist Portfolio Magazine is a free online art magazine that features emerging and established artists from around the world. Artist Portfolio Magazine was launched in 2010 and reaches over 46,000 unique readers per issue.

It is a juried publication with an open submission process.

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Find hundreds more art publications on our gratis PDF list for artists.

Deadline – Oct 3, 2013

Submit your art into their LA vs NY art exhibition for a chance to have your art published in Artist Portfolio Magazine

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WorldWide Storefronts of Alternative Art Spaces: Call for Proposals

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97 Kenmare Street
New York, NY, USA  10012  
Call for Proposals
Storefront for Art and Architecture announces a call for proposals for WorldWide Storefront (WWSF), a new initiative to provide a simultaneous, multi-locus of alternative spaces around the globe and a digital platform for the expression and exchange of latent desires within contemporary art and architecture practices.Storefront is seeking proposals from individuals or collectives across the globe with curatorial visions that articulate alternative positions within their particular context. Proposals should contain a two-month installation, series of exhibitions and/or events and identify a specific site where the project will be realized in relationship to the curatorial vision. Strong proposals will explore new spaces of cultural action that defy traditional notions of  “gallery,” “pavilion,” or “cultural institution.” Proposals should also propose new and innovative ways to digitally engage audiences globally.All proposals will be reviewed by an international jury of notables in the fields of art and architecture.  Selected entries will be part of the WorldWide Storefront program and individuals will receive 1,000 USD in seed funding to start their project, as well as strategic outreach support and technical and logistical mentorship. From September 19 to November 21, 2014, all selected entries throughout the world will simultaneously open and have a two-month program of exhibitions and events. All events will be recorded and broadcast through the WorldWide Storefront online platform and presented at the Storefront for Art and Architecture Gallery in New York, which will operate as the central situation room.For additional information and instructions on how to submit, visit www.storefrontnews.org orwww.wwstorefront.org. All proposals must be received by January 31, 2014.sept26_storefront_logo1.jpg
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Get the Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions E-Book

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Artist Marketing Resources recommends that artists submit their work to art professionals in positions to help them with their careers.  But a professional approach is a must! This ebook guide is for artists. To help artists avoid common mistakes that mark them as amateurs. This ebook includes cover letters you can use and detailed advice on how to submit your art to art consultants, art curators, museums, galleries, fine art publishers, art licensing companies and more. Get your copy here.

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Link Editions Artist Books: In My Computer Book Series Call for Proprosals

Link Editions (http://editions.linkartcenter.eu/) is a publishing initiative of the Link Center for the Arts of the Information Age.

Link Editions uses the print on demand to create an accessible, dynamic series of essays and pamphlets and also catalogues and artist books.

Submit your proposals now for their ongoing book series “In My Computer”.

Your computer contains valuable things that, for one reason or another, never went public: unpublished projects, drafts, unreleased interviews and texts, tales, poems, quotes, image or spam email collections, whatever. Content that may be significant for a wider audience and may work well in book form.

“In My Computer” is a series of books collecting unpublished material available in your computer, produced by Link Editions and available for free download in digital form and in printed form through the print-on-demand (POD) service Lulu.com and Amazon.com. The publishing project wants to give value to the contents stored on our computer, a personal archive that is, from time to time, a den for our researches, a private diary, a place of accumulation and storage of digital contents. Since the distinction between public and private, online and offline is becoming increasingly blurred, the series is open to contents circulated online in any form. In this perspective, the book is an extraordinary tool for the rematerialization of the ephemeral, for archiving the impermanent, and for ordering the digital chaos we are living in.

Full details here: http://www.linkartcenter.eu/

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Call for Artist Entries for Looking In/Looking Out Show at BronxArtSpace


The next Synthetic Zero show at BronxArtSpace, Looking In/Looking Out, co-curated by Emily Roberts-Negron and Mitsu Hadeishi has an open call for artist submissions. The curators are looking for visual art, performance, experimental video, music, readings, dance, or other work for the show.*

About the show theme:  

Looking in: I look at you, but I see a mixture of me and you, a facade of our reflections. When we look in on someone or some thing, we imagine what we see doesn’t notice our gaze, yet the act of looking forever changes what we see as well as ourselves. Can we ever really be separate from what we see? Can we ever really touch what we see?

Looking out: A romantic gesture beyond ourselves. We look out at what appears to be a/the/our world, surrounding us in sequence. But its expanse is indefinite. How far can we see before the lines begin to blur?


Can we see without looking?

Please email us at events@syntheticzero.com with information about your submission; links, images, artist statement. If you would like to submit video, please do NOT send DVDs — send links to videos on Vimeo, YouTube, or download links for video files.

Please feel free to submit any and all work related to the theme closely or remotely. The submission deadline is October 10.

Please call 718 772-4961

DIRECTIONS:

The art space is at 305 E. 140th St., #1A, Bronx NY 10454, about 20 minutes from Union Square. From Manhattan, 4-5 train to 125th, transfer to 6, one stop to 3rd Ave/138th St, it’s 2 blocks from there. Note there are two exits at 3rd Ave/138th, one at Alexander Ave and one at 3rd Ave. Ring 3A or 1B if 1A does not answer.

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New Art Gallery Opens in Little Venice, London, UK

Thomas and Paul Contemporary, a new art gallery in the Little Venice district of London, opened their first exhibition featuring highlights from some of the artists that they will be working with over the next 12 months. This exhibition will run until the 28th September.
The gallery space is set over three different rooms, including a reading room of art books, magazines and free coffee. 
In October the gallery will be hosting an exhibition titled An Abstract View and simultaneously launching a new publication, also titled  An Abstract View  by art writer and critic Richard Unwin. The publication looks at the history and value of abstract art and includes interviews with abstract artists who will be participating in the exhibition.
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Bad Habits: Erotic Humor and Food in the Portrait Paintings of Nadine Robbins

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Eggsistencial, Nadine Robbins

Peel back the layers in the images and titles of Nadine Robbins oil paintings to find multiple meanings (double entendre) of subtle erotic humor–a theme that she carries thought out her work.

Nadine  grew up in France, (with a mother who was an artist) and attended an impressive array of fine art schools.  Nadine’s work has twice been featured in the prestigious Royal Society of Portrait Painters show in London.

Golden Gown, Nadine Robbins

Golden Gown, Nadine Robbins

Her portrait The Golden Gown, while on display at the Brill Gallery, was hailed by art critic Keith Shaw as  “the best nude oil painting I’ve seen in the Berkshires outside The Clark [Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute]. Critic Shaw went on to say that, ”Nadine Robbins is developing into a superb figure painter, and her double portrait, The Golden Gown, is an American masterpiece, both technically and artistically.”

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Moxie, Nadine Robbins

Nadine’s reach also extends to Chicago, where renowned collector Howard Tullman has added her portrait “Moxie” to his impressive array of nudes.

Nadine Robbin’s work will hang in the exhibition Fixation 2014, curated by Sergio Gomez & Didi Menendeza show in a Chicago gallery that will focus on physical or psychological obsessions with objects or subjects.

Mrs. McDonald, Nadine Robbins

Mrs. McDonald, Nadine Robbins

Besides her clever and skillful renderings of the human face and form, Nadine has a passion for oysters.  Four of her still life paintings of oysters are featured in our sidebar gallery. Click on any image to go the artist’s website. Or click this link: http://nadinerobbinsart.com

Bad Habit, Nadine Robbins

Bad Habit, Nadine Robbins

Artists Apply Now to Bemis Residency. Artists Receive Stipend + Support.

The Bemis Center is accepting applications for 3 month residencies featuring $750 monthly stipends, staff support, generously sized live/work studios and 24 hour access to facilities.
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, recently ranked as “[one of the] Top 10 Residency Programs Around the Globe” by Artinfo, makes every effort to support artists in their practice by making the art-making process the highest priority amid an atmosphere and environment ideal for creative growth and experimentation. Artists from around the world come to the Bemis Center to receive time, space and support for their work.
TIME 3 months of uninterrupted, self-directed work time.
SPACE The Bemis Center is housed in two urban warehouses totaling 110,000 square feet. Each artist is provided with a generously sized live/work studio with a private bathroom and 24 hour access to facilities including a wood shop, installation spaces, and 10,000 square foot sculpture facility.
SUPPORT Resident artists receive a $750 monthly stipend and an unparalleled level of assistance from expert staff.
Applications are due September 30th.
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GreenBox Art + Culture + More Art Licensing Opportunities

WordPress alerted me to a spike in visitors to my blog to read my recent blog post article on winning a competition that put 4 of my designs on iPhone cases, and how artists can submit their own art.

Today I am also sharing another of my art licensing contracts that I have with –

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Six of my paintings are now available as Giclee on canvas prints on the Greenbox Art + Culture site–click here to see them.

The site is one of a group of art print companies that include Oopsy Daisy (for children), Wheatpaste Art Collective and Greenbox Art + Culture.

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4 of My Art Designs Won! Casetagram iPhone Cases–Artists Enter Now–New Theme: Water

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Hi Marie Kazalia,CONGRATULATIONS! You’re one of the Casetagram Challenge winners! We were humbled to see over 4400 creative designs submitted from all over the world, and THIS DESIGN (and more) was loved by the community!As a BIG thanks for your effort and awesome case work, your design(s) will be showcased and made available for purchase in the Casetagram Collection, alongside other inspirational artists here: www.casetagram.com/collections.You will be paid $5.00 USD for each case sold to reward you for your talent via PayPal at the end of the month after commencement of salesCongratulations from all of us at Casetagram!Don’t forget to enter our next challenge in partnership with People Water here: www.casetagram.com/challenge

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At “Now You See It Now You Don’t”

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Now You See It Now You Don’t, the 8th Terrace annual, is a one day only event, curated by Karl Bielik, it’s as whacky as they come, and amazing.  On a warm sunny afternoon/evening in late August,  4-17 Frederick Terrace, London, becomes this delightful space for looking at art, socialising and listening  to music.

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Over the last six years 162 different artists have shown over 300 pieces of work in this now transformed, former wasteland. Exposed to the elements the works have shifted, faded, broken, rotted, remained and in some cases, disappeared. This year 64 artists have added new work.

In Lisa Denyer‘s painting, I feel sure that the watery stains, complementing harder straight lines, were in the finished piece before it was exposed to the elements. However, the possibility that they could be the result of weathering seems so right.

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Vox Populi Gallery Artist Collective Accepting Applications for Membership

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Vox Populi Gallery is located on the 3rd Floor of 319 North 11th Street, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

This artist collective art gallery was founded in 1988,  to support the challenging and experimental work of under-represented artists with monthly exhibitions, gallery talks, performances, lectures, and related programming.

With a rotating membership and a commitment to working collectively, the gallery is a vital forum for the development and exchange of artistic ideas. Vox’s comprehensive exhibition schedule includes solo shows of both member and guest artists, a curated video lounge, annual guest-curated shows, exchanges with peer organizations and group shows that provide critical exposure for emerging artists.

Apply

Link to application for membership: http://voxpopuligallery.org/news/vox-populi-accepting-applications-for-membership/

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For extensive list of International Art Galleries websites click here.

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Artists: Submit to the Uncommon Goods Art Contest

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Uncommon Goods loved hosting their past Art Contests so much that they decided to keep them going all year round! Every month is a new chance to submit your latest masterpiece and get it in front of their buyers. Winners will see their work printed, framed and sold on UncommonGoods.com.

DEADLINE: This is an ongoing competition. Every month new semifinalists will be chosen from the previous month’s submissions.

GRAND PRIZE: $500 + 5% royalties on a limited edition of 100 prints.

RUNNERS UP:
All runners-up will receive a critique of their work from the guest judges, and UncommonGoods’ marketing team will provide tips for marketing and growing their businesses. Additionally, UncommonGoods’ buyers will review each entrant’s full portfolio and may consider adding the work submitted to the UncommonGoods website in the future.

WHAT CAN I SUBMIT?
2D digital captures of your original watercolors, acrylics, pastels, colored pencils, collages, digital art, etc. We can’t accept photography, 3D work, textures, letterpress or other work that relies on hand printing.

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE AN UNCOMMON ARTIST?
Your design and your personal story should be anything but ordinary. Your design should be expressive, unique and tell a story. Be sure to share your design process and background on the submission form.

GOT A QUESTION?
Browse through the Uncommon Goods submission rules, or send an email to art-contest@uncommongoods.com

Please fill out your contact info completely before you upload your images. Remember to double-check the email address you entered to ensure that it’s valid!

Find and complete the  entry form here: http://www.uncommongoods.com/designs/art-contest

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