artLIFE at heavybubble

Welcome to artlife where we post a curated selection of events, exhibitions, workshops, and doings by heavybubble and artists that use our services. Check out the  artist opportunities and events that catch our eye.

Open Call : Kind of Blue graphic

Open call. Postcard show.

4 x 6 inches
$5.00 per entry
Deadline June 30, 2018

Check the this page for updates or answers to questions. 

Some people sing the blues. Some people feel blue. Picasso has a blue period. 

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Elena Bouvier in Woodmere Annual Juried Show
exhibition
June 2 September 2, 2018

Elena Bouvier has two pieces: “I Am”  and “In My Power, I Am Magic”

both photography / dye infused aluminum from 2017

THE WOODMERE ANNUAL: 77TH JURIED EXHIBITION

RECEPTION

Saturday, June 2, noon - 4pm

 

June 9th, 3–5pm

Gallery Talk by Juror, Syd Carpenter 

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spring 1 by Keith Breitfeller
exhibition

Keith had an 8 x 10 peice Spring 1 accepted for this project.

Four winners will each receive a 3 month long artist residency at The Barnes Foundation and a $1000 a month stipend for supplies. Artists were invited to create works inspired by the collection, and the public and a group of curators will select which 4 artists will receive a residency.  

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Beautiful Contradiction: The Concrete Sculpture of Christopher Smith
feature article

The sculpture of Christopher Smith is featured in this prestigious journal's spring 2018 issue that has the theme "Art of Cement."

 

Jodie A. Shull wrote the articles "Beautiful Contradiction: The Concrete Sculpture of Christopher Smith" and "Nature in Concrete," Sculpture Review (spring 2018), 8-14; 16-17 and 15. 

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#letsconnectphilly, laurie beck peterson, sticks and trees, the barnes foundation
exhibition
May 21 June 4, 2018

Laurie Beck Peterson is participating in Let’s Connect at The Barnes Foundation, and her piece will be exhibited for 2 weeks May 21- June 4, 2018.

Photo is inspired by the painting A Group of Trees by Chaim Soutine.

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The Digital Projects for the Public program supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments. The projects must be designed to attract broad public audiences.

Receipt Deadline June 6, 2018 for Projects Beginning December 2018

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Workshop
May 19

In this workshop we'll start by making a simple accordion (concertina) binding with attached covers. Then we'll make a sewn multi-section binding that uses a modified accordion structure as the basis. If time permits, we'll begin a third binding. You'll quickly see that once you learn the basic concertina fold, there are countless ways to modify it in order to create new book structures.

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Robert McNellis : Light Constructions
exhibition
Robert McNellis combines light, industrial materials, film, video, and photography to create sculpture that bridges abstraction and representation.
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Orange & Blue Triangles
exhibition
May 2 May 13, 2018
...for the sake of free vision at Da Vinci Art Alliance - Gallery 2, presents a new body of work by Bill Brookover, continuing his use of geometry as a generator of form.
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PD Packard Featured in Haptics Exhibit
exhibition
March 1 March 25, 2018

Featuring PD Packard's Freestanding Installation of Printed Decorative Papers

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Detail from a drawing the Long and Short of It by Stella Untalan
exhibition
March 3 March 30, 2018

Artist Reception
March 10 / 1:30 - 4 PM

 

This exhibition features all new drawings. In the past year Stella has renewed her exploration of color relationships and color saturation, a departure from her last exhibition. These drawings on panels move gently onto new planes.

The constant in her work is the role of process and materials. Methodical, repetitious, and meditative marks are the vocabulary of measurement and probing.

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Naked Abandon : Self-Portraits a magazine by Sarah Bloom
publication
Sarah Bloom has been taking self-portraits as her primary form of artistic expression since 2006. The exploration of identity as a woman entering middle age has emerged as a persistent theme in her work, most expressively with her self-portraits in abandoned places. Akin to the stages of grief, she faces the idea of aging at first with dread, then resistance, and ultimately acceptance. In her experience, these stages are non-linear.
 
Sarah R. Bloom is an artist and photographer working in the Philadelphia region.
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