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 for JULY SHOW 2014 NAPOLEON, Philadelphia, PA NAPOLEON is now accepting applications for a solo exhibition in our gallery during the month of July 2014. Applications should include a written proposal (300 words), a CV, an artist statement, and 5 images or 2 videos all saved as a single PDF. If you’re including video work, please include a hyperlink in the .pdf to youtube, vimeo, or other video hosting site where we can find your work.
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We were happy to finally get to see the studio of Leah Reynolds last week. We've been meaning to do it for quite some time now. We have been amazed by her work. There is such a sense of wonder when you walk through it. Check out this short vid we shot while visiting.

We're happy to announce that Leah will be having a solo show at 110 CHURCH. More details to come.


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curated by Marek Danielewski
April 11 April 13, 2014

Show exploring an imaginary night time experience

Curated by Marek Danielewski

Friday, 4-11-14, 7:00 PM
Salon 1522, N. Lawrence St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

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We know you love showing your friends what you are doing on Facebook. The problem is it doesn't really get you the kind of search engine exposure that your website, blog, or especially Google+ get you

So if you want more people to find your images and posts you might want to change your habits. At least expand your circle to other networks. There is a whole internet out there. Facebook is not the internet.

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The Under 91 Project is inviting artist submissions to transform the space of the Humphrey St. Underpass. The goal of the project is to create a visually inviting and safe pedestrian passage between neighborhoods and to foster community building through public art. The organizers will raise money and provide technical and volunteer support as necessary to implement project. 

Deadline for submission is April 20, 2014. We will celebrate the project unveiling at end of summer 2014!

Submission Requirements: 

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Artwork by Bill Brookover
March 1 March 29, 2014

Bill Brookover's screenprint Song: Staircase (Radiohead) is included in Artworks First Annual Juried Print Exhibition. The show is a national exhibition showcasing prints created using traditional, hand pulled media, as well as works that employ new and hybridized media, juried by Phyllis Wright.

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Cloud Project invites artists, new and emerging, residing in the US, to submit work for consideration to the 2014 Cloud Prize. Notable curator, Anthony Elms, who currently serves as co-curator for the 2014 Whitney Biennial, will review all completed submissions and will choose one to three recipients of an award worth up to $1,000. We encourage artists from a range of media including sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, site-specific installation, video, sound, performance, collaborations and socially engaged practices.

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The University of Oregon and Oregon Arts Commission seek artists interested in conversation and collaboration with a leading-edge integrative science community. Drawing on cross disciplinary awareness, Third Culture Projects will bring artists into conversation with the Lewis Integrative Science community for mutual inquiry and advancement. The project title references the arguments of British scientist and writer C.P. Snow, who, in a series of lectures, articles and books between 1959 and 1963, criticized the growing division between the sciences and humanities.

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abstract, art, Broken Promise by Arlene Gale Milgram
March 25 April 25, 2014

Bubble artists, Jean Burdick, Arlene Gale Milgram and Judy Tobie are in a group show at the Pennington School's Silva Gallery in Pennington, NJ. The exhibition 5: five artists, five visions, will run from March 25 through April 25, 2014. The opening is April 11, 2014 from 6 to 8:00 P.M.

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Artist, TJ Walsh FIG West Chester
March 12, 2014

TJ Walsh is featured in the Spring Issue of FIG West Chester.

TJ Walsh (b. 1985) is a: Painter, Curator, Creative Strategist & Catalyst. He received his BFA Graphic Design/Painting, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia. TJ is currently obtaining his MA in Counseling Psychology at Eastern University.

TJ's work as a painter has garnered acclaim at home in the Philadelphia region as well as across the country and overseas. He has a very active painting studio in Media-Aston, PA.

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Marian Anderson of Philadelphia, oil on panel by Lesley Mitchell
Book Release Party
March 8, 2014

Please join Philadelphia Stories at the historic Philadelphia Girls Rowing Club for an afternoon of food, drink and entertainment to celebrate the release of Extraordinary Gifts, a book inspired by women from the Delaware Valley who have changed the world. 

Included in this book are such women of note as Marian Anderson, Louisa May Alcott, Margaret Mead, Alice Neel, Mary Cassatt and Ruth Robinhold, who founded the Philadelphia Girls' Rowing Club in 1938.

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