Story and Alt Space: 2 That Combine Art Magazine + Art Gallery + Art Shop

Both Story and Alt Space present interesting concepts based on the combination of magazine, shop and art gallery–perhaps each coming from a different direct.

While Story changes their retail space every 4-6 weeks like an art gallery to focus on a new theme, Alt Space began as a magazine that expanded into a gallery and shop in Brooklyn. These may seem like subtle differences, yet I think visual artists might examine both to stimulate their thinking for new ways to present their work.

Many artists set up a website that acts as an archive for images of their work. Perhaps it’s time to dust things off and rethink such a presentation, making it more dynamic. Regular changes will result in news for their blog, and social media activity, creating plenty to Tweet about and share on other platforms and bringing more visitors to the artist’s website.

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They began as a magazine called Alt Citizen. ALT CITIZEN welcomes submissions of any and all content that expands the imagination and creative energy. They’re a community of writers, photographers, thinkers. Please send all music, musings, photos, videos, collages, art and any other thing that you would like considered –Submission details here.

Alt Citizen recently opened a gallery and shop in Brooklyn called Alt Space.  They also have a new online store altspaceshop.com! Featuring some of their favorite artists and designers.

Alt Space has been labeled Revivers of DIY, “where art and fashion seamlessly collide” by Bullett Magazine. They host monthly exhibitions and events to a growing collective of local creatives and consumers alike. Curators include Alt Citizen Editor-in-Chief Nasa Hadizadeh, Style artist Phil Gomez, and Artist Grace Miceli.

Artwork from current and past exhibitions, fashion, and accessories are personally selected by AltSpace curators for the shops. Most items are artist made, limited, and/or exclusive to Alt Space. Stay updated on Alt Space by following on Twitter: @altspacebrooklyn.

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Of course Artist Marketing Resources has long been interested in Art Magazines and art blogs, compiling an extensive e-list here.

Art Print Sales Sites and Photographer Agents and Resources here.  Plus the e-list of 1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art and  International Art Gallery Directory here.

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US Gallery Looking for Artists For 6 Month Show

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Dear Artists,

The Gallery staff of Hannah Busch Gallery is reviewing individual artist submissions. Submit now!

The gallery is currently looking for artists to feature in an upcoming show “Novus Conceptum”, which opens Dec 12th, 2015 and is a 6 month show.

They are selecting artists now–submit now–they will be contacting artist by Oct 17th, to inform you of your participation status.

Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery

6900 S. Rice

Bellaire, TX 77401

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Spring Sale! (*‿*✿) $5 OFF #artistresources in Artist Marketing Resources web stores

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We’re starting off early with our Spring Sale! (*‿*✿)

Starting today you can get $5 OFF many of the #artistresources in both of our Artist Marketing Resources web stores here and here.

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Transmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook here and here.

$5.00 off the Directory of Art Consultants –get it here and here.

$5.00 off the original price for the Photographers Resources E-list: International Photography agents, galleries, print sales, publishers + much more here and here.

$5.00 Off our E-list of Art magazines, art blogs, art directories + more art publication resources for artists — get it here and here.

Get $5.00 off our e-list of Art Print Sales Sites and sites to sell your art printed on products–get this resource here and here.

Get $5.00 off the 1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art e-list of #artistresources — here and here

Get $5.00 off our e-list of Art Licensing companies and artist agents here and here.

 

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Exhibition Space in Bushwick Pays Artists Honoraria for Long-term Installation Display

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Silent Barn is a Bushwick, Brooklyn based exhibition space. They have a live performance space, artist studios and a live/work artist-in-residency program and more.

They consider themselves a DIY space. Silent Barn is on the hunt for installation works and visual artworks to fill their large white walls and the soaring ceilings of their three-story stairwell.

Silent Barn is able to provide access to materials (hardware, paint, wood, etc.) and funding with a $200 honoraria for the work(s), plus other assistance such as helping seek grant funding for projects, assist with installing your art and more.

Once installed, Silent Barn will include your work in their online gallery and publicize your work.

They’d like to install works now and into the Spring of 2015. They are especially seeking artworks that can stay on display for a minimum of six months (shorter is OK too).

Deadline for submissions is April 1.

If you’re interested, they have a Google group you can email silentbarnresidents@googlegroups.com with your intentions, sample works, and artist bio. The current residents will review proposals and get in touch with you for more.

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603 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11206
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Find more spaces around the world to show your art, with our International Art Gallery Directory  here.

Find more artist resources in our 2 web stores: #1 here and # 2 here

 

Call for Artists: International Modern Artists Today

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In Europe, PAKS Gallery, Austria is currently seeking artworks from modern and contemporary artists for their Exhibition  “International modern artists today”.

Submission deadline: 20 February 2015

Exhibition dates: 27 March – 9 April 2015

Artists can submit their biography and 3 pictures from artworks in JPEG (please no more than 2 Mb per picture).

PAKS Gallery is accepting original artworks (drawings, mixed media, oil and acrylic original artworks, lithograph, screen prints, photography)

Giclee Limited Editions on fine art paper or canvas (limited edition size 150 in the edition or smaller edition)

Please send your submission images via the email address on their website.

Their Curator will contact you.

We are continually updating and presenting opportunities to artists.

Find many more opportunities to submit your art to art galleries around the world on the Artist Marketing Resources International Art Gallery Directory available on special limited time discount now in both of our shops here and here. 

 

Submissions Now Open: 2015 competition for Photographers and Digital Artists

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2015 competition for Photographers & Digital Artists   YOUR BEST

Ed Wedman, Co-founder of Exhibitions Without Walls, says “We get emails from photographers and digital artists asking us what types of images would be best to submit for a particular theme.  Our response is one of “Use your imagination and creativity.”  Well this competition has no restrictions and doesn’t require interpretation at all. It is all about submitting what you think is some of your best work, nothing more.  This gives us the opportunity to see all the possibilities and the different styles of photography and digital art.  Again, remember it is about entering some of YOUR BEST” work.”

Submission deadline: February 8, 2015

Online Exhibition opens February 17, 2015

Entry Fee: $30 for the first 5 images; $4 for each additional image up to a total of 10 images.

Best In Competition – $500 cash award plus additional prizes

2nd Place – $150 cash Award plus additional prizes

3rd Place –  $100 cash award plus additional prizes

Sponsors for additional prizes include Alien Skin Software (Exposure 7), Art & Beyond Publications and Artist Marketing Resources.  For more information, go to “YOUR BEST”

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Artist Run Gallery in London Always On the Lookout for new and wonderful art

The artist-run A-side B-side Gallery  was founded in late 2011 by Tinsel Edwards and Catherine Magnani.  The gallery, project space, and studios are located on the Village Green within the Hackney Downs Studios creative community in east London, UK. A-side B-side Gallery is dedicated to being an all-inclusive exhibition space– promoting artists from all backgrounds and stages of their careers and inviting a diverse audience to visit their gallery to view the work.

The A-side B-Side Gallery online shop sells limited edition prints and originals by artists who have featured in their shows at their London gallery, who have worked from their studio, as well as works by their favourite artists. They are always on the look out for new and wonderful art and welcome submissions.

If you are an artist looking for more opportunities to sell your art prints, Artist Marketing Resources continually researches and adds new information to our extensive e-list of Art Print Sales Resources for artists –get it here and here

And to our 1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art E-list –available here and here.

Find more resources for artists in the Artist Marketing Resources web store #1 here and web store #2 here with many items on sale at reduced prices for the new year!

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Art Gallery Open Call Juried to Video Showcase and Smartphone Tablet Art Exhibit

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The Packing Plant has an open call for their video showcase.

A newer online art gallery, Touchtalent, is hosting a Smart phone / Tablet exhibition. Sign up to the Touchtalent site to participate.

 

 

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If you are a photographer, find out more about our 2015 Photographers Resources here.

Click here for the International Art Gallery Directory  of more opportunities for artists.

Find out about our E-Postcard Marketing Service for Artists here.

Other resources in our Artist Marketing Resources web stores #1 https://selz.com/items/all and #2 http://artistmarketingresources.webs.com/apps/webstore/ 

New Online Gallery Does Pop Up Exhibits + 2 More

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Art Shed Gallery is a new online gallery coming soon. They will be doing pop up art events based in London, UK. Art Shed gallery curators are looking to showcase great artists in the cyberworld and the physical world! Send their curators a message on their ArtShed Twitter account to get an artist’s application,

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Depict  is an online gallery based in San Francisco featuring work by digital artists, The Depict platform hosts an exclusive selection of digital art ranging from photography, illustration, video, gifs, generative art, and more, all exclusive to Depict. Artist Partner, you will immediately receive 60% of the sale price when collectors purchase limited editions of your work on Depict. To Become an Artist on Depict read their submission guidelines and complete the application form on the Depict website.

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OAC Gallery  is a curated online gallery of paintings, photography, mixed media artworks, prints, sculpture, and works on paper.

If you would like us to consider making your work available through OAC Gallery, please email the following items to

  1. You name, phone number, email address and website link. If you don’t have a website, please include a C.V. and/or Bio
  2. 5-15 pieces of art for consideration, files must be saved as “jpg”
  3. Please include a description of materials (ie: acrylic on wood panel)

The application process is open to artists living in the U. S. and includes a fee of $10.00, which is nonrefundable regardless of whether the work is accepted or not. Once your email has been received and your payment has been processed, their curators will get back to you within two weeks to let you know if the work has been accepted.

Read the full details of HOW TO SUBMIT ARTWORK Submission Guidelines here.

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Find hundreds more online art galleries on the 1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art E-list here discounted in our new store.

The Photographers Resources e-list has many more online photography print sales galleries  here.

Art Print Sales Sites, 3D art sales e-list here.

If you are looking for physical gallery representation, our International Art Gallery Directory has links to 5,000 art galleries internationally–get it here. 

Review all our artist resources in our Artist Marketing Resources web stores–store #1store #2,

Studio Visit Site for Making Reservations to Visit Artist Studios

 

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We took a few days off during the Christmas holiday week and now we’re back to share the really great Studio Visit site that artists and collectors will want to know about. It’s an artist studio reservation service that is provided completely free to artists and collectors.

Studio Visit is a website for collectors to make reservations to visit artist studios searchable by city and country. So far, the main studio locations listed are cities in Germany, Spain, Mexico, Belgium and the Netherlands. Once you add your studio location your city will appear in the available locations.

Artists simply register with their studio address, name, and at least one picture of their studio. Artist/studios can add up to ten pictures of their studio space, up to ten images of their artwork, a Google map view, artist CV/Statement and other menu options.

The Studio Visit website provides a booking system. Through this system potential buyers and collectors will request a studio visit only on the days, times, and for the duration that the artist or studio configures. The booking system will ask for basic contact information from the collector that will be seen only by the artist/ studio they request to visit.

Once a collector books a studio visit reservation the studio will receive an email. In the studio account menu option RESERVATION MANAGE the reservation booking can be approved or rejected. If approved the collector will receive an email and can only go ahead with the studio visit appointment with this confirmation email.

News of this service is provided to you by the Artist Marketing Resources blog For the past six years, Artist Marketing Resources has been providing information to artists. Some of our resources and services include: The International Art Gallery Directory  available hereArt Licensing companies agencies + artist agents & artist reps hereTransmedia Artist Guide to Making Artist Submissions ebook hereDirectory of Art Consultants here1,100+ Places to Sell Your Art E-list herePhotographers Resources of International Photography Reps and agents, galleries, print sales, publishers + more hereArt magazines, art blogs, art directories e-list of art publication resources for artists hereArt Print Resources for artists here , Featured Artists here, and our E-Postcard Marketing Service for Artists here.

PAKS Gallery, Europe, Call for Submissions for Exhibition in 2015

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Paks Gallery for contemporary art, modern art, mixed media art and pop art in Austria between Vienna, Salzburg and Munich (Germany).  PAKS Gallery exhibits international artists working in photography, painting, sculpture, and mixed media art.

PAKS Gallery is currently seeking artworks from modern art artists for Exhibition in FEBRUARY 2015.

Submission deadline: 10 JANUARY 2015

Exhibition dates: FEBRUARY 14 – 28, 2015

Artists can submit their biography and 3 pictures from artworks in JPEG (please no more than 2 Mb per picture).

They are accepting submissions of original artworks (drawings, mixed media, oil and acrylic original artworks, lithographs, screen prints, photography), Giclee Limited Editions on fine art paper or canvas (limited edition size of 150 or smaller) NO Posters accepted.

Please send your submission via email to: management@paks-gallery.com     Their Curator will contact you.

Many private and corporate collectors view the work of emerging and established artists PAKS Gallery represents. Their exhibitions have taken place in many countries, venues, at Art Fairs and in cooperation with art museums.  Art collectors from around the world view the work of the new and established artists with work in their exhibitions.

Physical location of PAKS Gallery headquarters–

Castle Hubertendorf

Schloss Hubertendorf 32

A-3372 Blindenmarkt

Austria

Head office:

Heiligengeistgasse 50

A-5270 Mauerkirchen

Austria

 

Artist Marketing Resources International Art Gallery e-list here, has thousands of art gallery opportunities.

 

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Artist and “American Treasure” Metrov’s Excursion To Launch Relationships With Gallerists

California artist Metrov’s thirty minute film METROV: A Life in the War Zones of American Art has received accolades from such greats as Robert Zemeckis and others.

“Metrov is an American Treasure. He courageously bares his soul in this amazing and powerful film. A must-see for anyone interested in the Arts.” Robert Zemeckis, Academy Award winning director of BACK TO THE FUTURE, FORREST GUMP, CAST AWAY.

“Riveting… a great story!” Michael Lantieri, Academy Award winner, JURASSIC PARK.

“A fascinating, enjoyable film. I particularly enjoyed the unexpected humor.” Mark Johnson, Academy Award winning producer of RAIN MAN, BREAKING BAD.

 

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Over the past month, we’ve made first gallery contacts for Metrov sending e-postcards of his wall art. Several gallerists replied positively and each time we reported back to Metrov .  In the weeks to follow, Metrov decided to take an excursion to visit these galleries and launch in-person relationships with the gallerists. Metro reported back to us–

At Gallery A, Metrov met a nice, elderly woman gallerist with  “a nice space and some cool art.” She also has since accepted Metrov’s Facebook friend request and he plans to follow-up further.

At Gallery B, which Metrov described as a great gallery space, Metrov just missed the gallery owner. But one of the gallery curators suggested emailing the owner, which Metrov will do.

At Gallery C, Metrov met the gallery manager; “a very cool dude. We agreed to keep in touch. Later, when Metrov got home, he send a Facebook friend request to this gallery owner who accepted. Now that they are friends on Facebook they can continue to interact with images and notes.

At Gallery D, Metrov met the gallerist who had replied to our e-postcard.  Metro described him as  “A very sweet man with a brand new (although quite small) gallery and a great show”.  Metrov told him the report he had gotten from his  “Marketing Director, Marie Kazalia” from the e-postcards sent. Metro said of this meeting, “You were right! He likes my work. He was very pleased to meet me in person and we agreed to keep in touch. The courting has begun!” It was a good time to stop in, just before the opening that evening and Metrov stayed a while but then had to get going on his long drive back home.

“These are all viable spaces for my work,” Metrov said,  “and once I get to know the owners a little more I will propose exhibits to all of them. Whoa! I didn’t really want to make the 2.5 hour drive to LA (traffic is often nightmarish), but it was well worth the trip! Made me realize how important it is to meet people in person.”

Metrov’s website: http://metrov.org  Metrov’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/metrov?fref=ts

 

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Find out about our E-Postcard Marketing Service for Artists here.

Fine Art Gallery Represents the Paintings of Emerging Artists at Affordable Prices

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The Gregg Irby Fine Art gallery represents emerging artists at affordable prices in the niche market they’ve built. Gallery curators scour the country for new talents to bring their clients one-of-a-kind paintings by artists who have yet to be widely discovered. They strive to have a variety of painting styles in their gallery.

Both aspiring and established art collectors in Atlanta, Georgia can see the available artworks in person in the Gregg Irby gallery.  Plus, their connection to the up-and-coming art community allows Gregg Irby curators to source stunning paintings from artists for collectors shopping in their online gallery shop.

If you are an artist, take a look at the art on the gallery site. If your paintings complement what you see on the site and you think that you work in a good fit and in line with their price points–you can email 5-7 images to the gallery. Read the full submission guidelines on the gallery site.

Artist Marketing Resources continually adds more and more galleries to our e-list of 5,000 international art galleries. We’ve been working on the e-list over the past several years. Gain access to the international art gallery e-list here.

Upload Pictures of Your Art Just Once to Multiple Online Galleries via New Service

 

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If you are an artist, you’ve probably spent hours of your valuable time adding your art images to online galleries, uploading each image individually to each site again and again. Now, there’s a new service (still being developed and coming soon). Robots for your Photos takes care of such boring and time-consuming repetitious tasks and reduces them down to one. You will upload your photos once to Robots for your Photos and the robots will add them to various photo servers and online galleries (such as Flickr, Facebook, 500px). These robots automatically connect to selected online platforms and determine the best time to publish your photographs based on collected data and an algorithm. Robots for your Photos will also collect your likes, favorites, and comments from all services into one location so you won’t have to check each service manually. Be one of the first to try Robots for your Photos here: http://robots.photos.

 

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Our New Visual Artist Promotions Scholarship Fund Campaign

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Artist Promotions Scholarship Fund–let’s give artists what they need–time, funding, visibility–

Normally, we spring fully developed programs on our readers. But with this one, we are letting you in on the project and getting feedback as the project develops.

There is no shortage of artists around the world who would love to receive funding for exhibitions. There are many exhibition spaces who want to work with us, as well, so that we can assist artists to successfully show in their programs. The need is clear and present and made apparent to us daily.

There is much to be done. Guidelines and procedures need to be discusses, drafted and put into place within our project plan.

The first action phase of this new scholarship program is fundraising. We need donors, supporters and backers to create the scholarship fund. To  support our scholarship campaign click here.

Help us get the ball rolling!

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We’re using the Megafounder platform that takes 0% of funds raised and allows for an ongoing campaign with no all-or-nothing goal amount to set and reach, and no ending deadline date. We expect such lack of restrictions to allow our project to evolve, change and mature. Your web and mobile donations to our scholarship fund are processed via Stripe, which accepts payments from users globally in 139 currencies.

Artists around the world need support. Our new scholarship has no geographic restrictions. We understand, that in the Bahamas, where one Bahamian dollar equals one US dollar, there may be less need. But in Argentina, where it takes $8.52 Argentine Pesos to equal one US dollar– ( The currency symbol for the Argentine Peso is the dollar sign the same as it is for the US dollar)–the un-equal currency exchange rate my cause hardships. If an artist in Argentina wishes to participate in an online US-based exhibition opportunity that requires a submission fee of say $35.00 US dollars, the artist will have to pay $298.20 Pesos to participate.  In the Czech republic it takes $22.34 CZK or Kruna to equal one US dollar. So that $35.00 fee comes to $781.90 CZK. Both relatively large amounts of money in those countries. Perhaps you’ve never consider this before, but now you get the idea of how even paying a relatively small amount in US dollars can be a huge limiting factor to artists outside the US wishing to gain more international visibility.

The goal of our scholarship fund is to remove limiting fee obstacles for artists. With this new scholarship fund we will use monies raised to pay the exhibition fee for a select number of international artists, as well assist artists with promotional and other expenses.

Artist Marketing Resources will be administrating this new scholarship fund for visual artists, working in conjunction with ArtWorld and Exhibitions Without Walls.  We will offer a portion of our scholarship fund to cover the submission fees for a limited number of photographers and digital artists wishing to submit their art for online exhibitions with Exhibitions Without Walls. The scholarship fund also seeks to assist artists working in all media to exhibit in a physical gallery space in Amsterdam, New York City, and other locations via the ArtWorld exhibition projects. There are no fees to exhibit with the ArtWorld exhibition program.

We understand that some artists may be unable to participate due to the expenses to ship their artwork to gallery spaces and to travel to attend the exhibition to meet with gallerists and collectors. The goal of the scholarship fund is to provide needed assistance to artists.

As we said, the first phase of this new scholarship program is to raise funds. Help support artists here.

Once a balance of funds is available we will begin administering payments for artists as these funds allow. Follow this blog for updates and calls to artists for future funding opportunities.

Artist Promotions Scholarship Fund.

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Two Artist Resources that Defy Categorization: Works.io and Art360 Gallery

From first view, the Art365 Gallery website has the look of an online art magazine, IMO. Although they refer to themselves as both an online art gallery and an art blog. You’ll find Featured Artists, Galleries, Glass Artists, and Art News.

Visual artists and glass artists are invited to submit for a permanent spot on this site.

– Send  a text in 300-500 characters about you, your artworks and perhaps a few words about your art technique.

– A link to your website/Facebook page.

– 6-8 quality images of your art.

They will rewrite a unique text about you and your art, show the best of your artworks and link to your website and Facebook fan page from their art blog (it’s a 100% free service). You’ll find the full details on their website.

Works.io is a sophisticated artist driven platform with a professional portfolio and CV tool for emerging fine artists to create online visibility.

Works.io is something like an artist directory, yet, when artists sign up for free they have a dashboard allowing them to add images of their art, their exhibition news, and more. Works.io also offers a monthly selection of emerging artists with more extensive text about each artist showcased. Works.io selects sophisticated art in low-key tones for their feature.

These relatively new sites have been added to our 57 page e-list of art magazines, blogs, and artist directories.

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#twitterartexhibit Call For Artists  

Twitter Art Exhibit: Moss, Norway (2015)  Show runs March 12 – March 26, 2015

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

Please read the instructions below carefully to find out how and where to submit your art.

These are just the basics. Find more information about the Twitter Art Exhibit on the website: www.twitterartexhibit.org

Twitter Art Exhibit: Moss is an international exhibition of original postcard art benefiting Home-Start Moss charity.

Social media plays a major role in Twitter Art Exhibit. The event will be highly publicized and well attended by art buyers and enthusiasts, members of the press, local artists and the community, as well as by the staff of Home-Start Moss, and the families they support.

To Participate in the #TwitterArtExhibit  PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY

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Pay special attention to the materials, size and medium requirements described below. Artwork that does not meet these requirements will be rejected.  

1) You must be a Twitter user to participate in Twitter Art Exhibit: Moss. Make sure to follow @twitrartexhibit, as well as the hashtag #twitterartexhibit. Don’t forget to visit www.twitterartexhibit.org for updates!

2) Send a message to d_sandum@hotmail.com with the heading Twitter Art Exhibit: Moss to indicate your interest in participating. This is your pre-registration, and allows us to plan ahead for the exhibition. You are fully registered when your work is received at the destination.

3) Create a postcard-sized original piece of art. Standard postcard sizes are required: 6.3 x 4.7 inches or 16 x 12 cm MAXIMUM (see detailed size, medium & material requirements below).

4) Include complete information* on the back of your card: a) real name, b) @twittername, c) city, + country d) e-mail, e) website and f) artwork title. This will be helpful to buyers and organizers alike, and will be used to print labels placed next to each card at the gallery.

5) Mail your postcard in an envelope via Regular First Class Mail (or international equivalent) to the following address:

Home-Start Moss
Skoggata 24
N-1531 Moss
Norway

ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS

  • POSTCARD MATERIALS: Thick, good quality paper is preferred, but thin cardboard will also do.
  • MEDIUMS: Postcards must be signed, handmade originals in any of the following 2D mediums: Watercolor, acrylic, oil, ink, gouache, mixed media, collage, pencil, charcoal and pastel. Please use spray fixative for gritty mediums, and remember to properly prime/gesso your surfaces if you work with oils, allowing them to fully dry before shipping. Linocuts, woodcuts, lithographs (printmaking) are accepted IF they are the correct size, hand-signed and “one off” originals (1/1). NOT ALLOWED: Photographs*, digital art, art that is laser/inkjet or machine-printed, any copies, duplications or reproductions (computer or otherwise). A printed promotional postcard does not constitute an original piece of art and will not be accepted. And please, nothing perishable, toxic or otherwise harmful. *In recent years we have decided to steer away from photography and digital art due to the large amount of low-quality prints received, and so as to focus on the “handmade”.
  • DIMENSIONS/FORMAT: This is an exhibition of postcard art, so your artwork should resemble that (art on one side, your info on the other). The maximum size allowed is 6.3 x 4.7 inches (16 x 12 cm). Slightly smaller versions are fine.
  • NO JURY, NO THEME (OPEN EXHIBITION): Any professional or amateur artist in reach of our voice is invited!
  • NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS PER ARTIST:Please send only ONE card per artist. 
  • ENTER EARLY:Postcards must be received at the above address by March 1, 2015 to be included in the exhibition. Late entries will not be accepted. Allow at least 10 business days for shipping if you reside in continental Europe. Allow at least two weeks (14 business days) anywhere else.
  • NO PARTICIPATION FEES: there is no fee to enter.  100% of proceeds for postcard sales go to charity.
  • ARTWORK PRICING: The sale price will be $35 USD (200kr) per card. Many, if not all of these cards are worth a lot more, but this will allow the general public to purchase them easily.
  • SHIPPING METHOD: Please ship your work, well protected in an envelope via regular first class mail.

 WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

  • WHEN ORGANIZERS RECEIVE YOUR POSTCARD, THEY WILL:
    1) Capture the image and send you a Twitter shout-out using the hashtag #twitterartexhibit (check the @connect tab on your Twitter account for your mention)
    2) Post it to an album on their Facebook page  (visit us to see if your card has arrived).
    3) Enter your info in a database that will be used for printing labels, which will be placed next to the card at the exhibit.
  • ONE POSTCARD = MANY TWEETS » SPREAD THE WORD!
    The Twitter Art Exhibit Twitter account is @twitrartexhibit. Please follow us! We appreciate RTs and mentions. We suggest you post a pic of your card on Twitter before mailing it, and use the hashtag #twitterartexhibit so that we can share the love! If you wish, curator David Sandum may be reached at @DavidSandum, and TwitterArtExhibit board members Maria Pedrero and Nat George may be reached at @robinpedrero and @natgeorgela, respectively. You may also connect with Helen Mollatt from Home-Start Moss at @HomeStartMoss.
  • AFTER THE EXHIBITION:
    All work received will be considered a donation and will not be returned to the sender, even if it remains unsold. Any unsold art will be donated to the charity to use as they see fit (i.e. create a mural with remaining pieces to commemorate the event, or sell remaining work at future fundraisers).
  • VIDEO / BOOK: It’s possible that a video and/or book may be produced. This will remain at the discretion of the local organizer, time and resources allowing.
  • 100% of funds raised by Twitter Art Exhibit go to the chosen charity.

Gallery Aferro Quadruples the Size of Their Gallery Space

After showing several of my paintings in a gallery in New Jersey, I received an invitation and news from another New Jersey Gallery named Gallery Aferro in Newark.  They are working on a giant expansion that will literally quadruple the size of their gallery spaces, residency, recording studio, and printmaking shop. Gallery Aferro also has an Art Shop holiday sales event. 

 

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Featured Artist: abstract paintings of Randall Marmet’

Ignition, Randall Marmet', 16 x 20 x 3/4 inches. This hand-painted artwork is on hand-stretched gallery-quality canvas clear coated with archival artists varnish for protection against dust and abrasion. $130.00 USD

Ignition, Randall Marmet’, 16 x 20 x 3/4 inches. This hand-painted artwork is on hand-stretched gallery-quality canvas clear coated with archival artists varnish for protection against dust and abrasion.
$130.00 USD

This painting feels like an uncontrolled explosion in pitch black darkness.  A release of energy beyond human control with a life of it’s own.  -Randall Marmet

 

Randal Marmet is a self-taught artist.  He describes his art as  “a combination of adventure, exploration, bravery, rebellion, and independence.  My taste in art swings wildly on inspiration that comes by subtle means and other times by storm.  Although true abstract has no subject, I like to make a focal point for the eye.  I also like to use dynamic and harmonious colors for a welcoming effect rather than a clash.  I strive to create art that evokes an emotion not just decoration.”

 

Barb Wire,  Randall Marmet’, 16 x 20 x 1 3/8 inches, hand-painted artwork on hand-stretched gallery-quality canvas clear coated with archival  varnish.  $330.00 USD

Barb Wire, Randall Marmet’, 16 x 20 x 1 3/8 inches, hand-painted artwork on hand-stretched gallery-quality canvas clear coated with archival varnish.  $330.00 USD

 

This painting has very limited colors, but makes up for it in style!  Discover new light and energy for your home.  -Randall Marmet´

 

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Burn, Randall Marmet’, 24″x 36″ x 1 3/8″ deep hand stretched gallery quality canvas.  Original fine art painting, hand painted and clear coated with protective archival fine art varnish. $330.00 USD

 

This painting is one of my favorites, the colors are mesmerizing in the way they blend.  Immerse yourself and get lost in color!  -Randall Marmet´

 

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Chaos, Randall Marmet´, 16 x 20 x 1 3/8 inches, hand-painted hand-stretched gallery-quality canvas clear coated with archival fine art varnish. $130.00 USD

 

This is a painting that happens when a creative mind goes a little awry and askew.  Just try to look away, it’s not easy!  -Randall Marmet´

 

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Creation, Randall Marmet’, 24 x 36 x 1 3/8 inches, hand-painted hand-stretched gallery-quality canvas clear coated with archival fine art varnish.  $330.00 USD

 

This painting just seems to evoke some higher power.  It lifts my mood in some way that I can’t explain.  It surrounds with energy.  -Randall Marmet´

 

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Steel City, Randall Marmet´, 24 x 36 x 1 3/8 inches, hand-painted on hand-stretched gallery-quality canvas clear-coated with archival varnish. $330.00 USD

 

As the new day begs the night for mercy, weather forebodes the daybreak.  Even the birds have given wing to escape the disturbance.  -Randall Marmet´