ELLO artists call themselves Artists helping Artists–and they do! If you are an artist looking for opportunities to collaborate on various projects to gain exposure, then check-out what they have to offer.
You can follow ELLO on Instagram here and submit your art to one of their latest projects such as MAKE GOOD
an opportunity to get your art published in a super high-quality limited edition coffee table magazine sold to help raise natural disaster relief funds, or, submit to the DAYLIGHTED digital exhibition project to exhibit your work in hotels, such as the Phoenix Hotel in San Francisco.
( Daylighted’s unique business model takes 0% commission on art sales. The selected artist will have the opportunity to sell their work and receive 100% of the sale.)
If you can’t find a Creative Mornings breakfast lecture series in your city where you can connect the creative community you can set up chapter. Creative Mornings has an alphabetical listing of cities here.
You can view some of the Creative Mornings lectures on video on their site–here is one:
Artist Marketing Resources features artist videos each Sunday. If you have a video you’d like us to feature and share on social media–Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Tumblr–send the YouTube or other link to us via email: MarieKazalia@gmail.com
The artist-run A-side B-side Gallerywas 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!
The Great Wall of Oakland is accepting submissions through January 31, 2015 for their Fall 2015 season. Submit proposals, specific work, and projects of digital art, moving image, video, and new media work to be screened on their 100×100 foot urban projection space in Downtown Oakland, California. They’re particularly interested in site-specific installations that engage with the physical space of the projection and the building’s location in the public streets of Oakland.
Submit your work through the online submission form by January 31st 2015. You will receive notification of acceptance by February 15, 2015 for a Fall 2015 screening.
SUPERCUT – Accepting Submissions Through Jan 31st! The great Wall of Oakland seeks works that fit within, comment upon, or somehow relate to the video genre known as the “Supercut.” They seek work that employs compilation, montage, and short cuts to isolate elements and create a kind of ‘video concrète’. They’re especially interested in works that take a more artistic, conceptual, or critical approach and are not simply fan-created compilations of popular TV shows. Work will be displayed during The Wall’s March First Friday installation which is seen by thousands during Oakland’s Art Murmur event. Curated by Timothy Furstnau (FICTILIS) & Christina Yglesias.
Deadline: Saturday January 31, 2015. Artists notified February 15, 2015 for screening on March 6, 2015.
The Great Wall of Oakland
West Grand and Valley Street
Oakland, California 94612
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The artist Patricia Johanson sent us this Eco Art Space video interview. In it, the artist discusses drawing and her outdoor designs including her Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility project in Petaluma, California. This video was created for the exhibition Remediate/Re-vision at Wave Hill Arts Org in New York in 2010. Curated by Jennifer McGregor.
An artist in France, Zalez, creates a wide variety of work. Zalez sent us this video of a trip to Los Angeles. You may or may not appreciate wheat paste art or street art, but we decided to share this Zalez video with you today. Video length: 3:27
We’d like to make Sunday our video feature day. If you are an artist and would like us to feature your video here, plus share it on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Pinterest– send your video to: MarieKazalia@gmail.com
As a previously featured artist, in a 2013 issues of ARTiculAction, I’m glad to see the publication project expanding. To celebrate their 10th edition, they’ve launched ARTiculAction 2015 – Biennial International Call for Artists– a special Biennial competition. The objective of this Biennial competition is to publish a selection of works which show polyandric aka polyhedricor artmany-sided in nature.
Artists may submit:
– Fine Art Photography
– Mixed Art
– Body Art & Experimental Dance
I know on the surface this may be a bit unsettling to the Visual Artist. Consider that artists spend a lifetime being inspired by visual impressions and the interpretations thereof. What you see and what ultimately ends up in a work of art is invariably not what many artists intend. It’s comforting that you can always fall back on “I meant to do that” or “This came out better than I imagined, I must be a genius”. The reality is often a blend of all three.
For me I was extremely lucky. Vacillating between painting and photography at a very young age, I not so quickly determined that a camera presented a better future for someone with my personality and traits. Having the gift of gab, which I now understand made up for my now fashionable Dyslexia seemed to be a natural genesis of photographing people and objects for money. Commercial Photographers need to know how to sell. Most of the time your ability to communicate visually comes in second place.
Making the transition from Photographer to Brush Artist created a serious dilemma. For years I saw images. In fact, to this day I have to be somewhat careful as to what I expose the minds eye to. A real torment is television news. I can hang onto those images for a lifetime. Not a good thing. I take great comfort in visiting an art gallery, zoo, leisurely walk in the desert or by the ocean. But this in itself is laced with its own visual trickery.
What was your inspiration for that painting? It’s fun to be asked and even fun to explain. But to me this is the curse of really true originality. If you want…and this is not for every artist…you may embrace…Breaking the Habit of Seeing.
Give it a go…stop seeing with your eyes and try to develop visual thinking from within. Let your mind do the dictation. I’ve heard the pioneers of Modernism espouse this mantra. But as I’ve studied their work, more often than not, they were just smearing colors into shapes giving these works an esoteric title. I give Pollock credit for at least saying he was being directed by his sub-conscious mind when he was in the zone. Even he was surprised to see what ended up on the floor canvas. It’s not his work that I necessarily admire, although it’s quite good, but the fact he was forced to give a deeper meaning to his creations and managed to pull it off.
You will know when you pass the inspiration zone and start developing work that is purely inner brain driven. At first you will play hell trying to interpret what messages you’re receiving. The trick is to not be analytical but work at reception. Be prepared for a specific theme to emerge. Depending upon what’s going on deep within your psyche you can pull this off in a matter of months. For me this was a happen-stance. I started out painting what I saw, and I quickly realized that other than technique there was virtually no originality.
Don’t be judgmental of your creativity and never allow others, no matter their level of expertise to judge your work. Let it flow naturally…no time constraints or urgency. Hemingway would write every single day in his Moleskine notebook and commented, “This is crap.” But he also knew where those snippets of creativity were taking him. For every hundred paragraphs of disjointed words, he would give birth to brilliant prose…and he recognized it when he saw it. We can all benefit from the daily flexing of our creative muscles.
Be original…don’t play follow the follower. I realize that this method can improve technical skills but you will be better off in the long run paying less attention to what medium or color palette to use. If you need inspiration clear your mind in front of a blank canvas and be prepared to make many trips to your mind’s ether. During my journey the only reality was the style or name I gave my work. I call it Receptive Abstract Patternism because that is exactly what my history served up from the deepest and rarely visited niches of my mind.
A professor of photography once told me that she had visited the then Polaroid Corporate offices where she was given free film packages and loan of a large format camera, with Polaroid back, for the day–she had to return the equipment at the end of the day along with some of the resulting photos for the Polaroid Corporation’s collection.
Panavision, the leading designer and manufacturer of high-precision camera systems, film and digital cameras, lenses and accessories for the motion picture and television industries continues this tradition of loaning cameras in their New Filmmaker Program. If you are a student or low-budget indie filmmaker, Panavision might supply you with free camera packages. The New Filmmaker Program loans film and digital camera packages to filmmaker for student thesis films, low-budget independent features, showcase reels, Public Service Announcements, and any other type of short not-for-profit project.
If you are a creative artist with a photography, video, or film project there are now numerous newly added funding resources in our Photographers Resources PDF.
Painter Beck Lane talks about how it is okay to change – it’s okay to change your mind, it’s okay to change your subject, it’s okay to change direction and intent. For pics, photos of work in progress, updates, more links, babbling and more visit: http://becklaneartist2013.blogspot.com/
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