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 to all U.S. resident artists 18 and over. You are invited to submit up to 5 digital images of your original drawings completed in the past two years, not previously shown in a MarinMOCA or Artists of MarinMOCA exhibit. Artists currently represented by the juror are ineligible for this call. Open to all drawing media except video and film. 

Only online entries with digitally uploaded images will be accepted. 

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Black and white triangles in a horizontal grid, floating over a layer of red and white striped rectangles. Rotating Triangles (Black on Red) by Bill Brookover
September 1 September 30, 2015

Bill Brookover is the featured artist for September in the Quarter Sheet Challenge at Second State Press. He's showing two recent constructed collages: Vibrating Triangles (Gray on Black), and Rotating Triangles (Red on Black).

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In the Garden, 2.  64 x 48 by Katherine Kurtz
September 2 September 27, 2015

This show comes from Katherine's love of painting the figure freely. The old Shaker song Simple Gifts says it best: "and when we are found in the place that is right/We will be in the garden of love and delight."

In this show, Katherine Kurtz returns to painting the figure, larger and more loosely than ever.  Often monumental in size, the paintings nevertheless convey an intimacy and a tenderness.

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My Ancient Land, Cueca a Pablo Neruda I, 2014, Acrylic on canvas, 57.5"x 73.5", Inspired by Chilean composer  Eulogio Dávalos
Traveling Exhibition
September 15 October 16, 2015

An exhibition at Centro Cultural La Casa Elizalde, Barcelona, Spain of paintings by Jacqueline Unanue inspired by Chilean classical composers René Amengual, Eulogio Dávalos, Juan Orrego-Salas, Enrique Soro, Sylvia Soublette, and Jorge Urrutia in Barcelona, Spain

September 15- October 16 | 2015

Tuesday September 15, 7:30  pm

Curated by
Gloria Garafulich-Grabois

Sponsored by
the General Consulate of Chile in Barcelona

Gallery hours
Monday to Friday
10 am – 1 pm and 4 – 7 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm.

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Paper Workshop ages eight years to adult
October 3 October 4, 2015
During Philadelphia Open Studio Tours EAST, artist PD Packard will be demonstrating Itajime Shibori at @HBHQ at 1241 Carpenter Street, located in the Hawthorne Neighborhood of South Philadelphia.
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A Print in Time asks artists to contribute a series of prints that create a narrative or body of work. A series can be defined as a body of work with a central concept or narrative. A narrative can be left open to interpretation, and may not necessarily reflect representational work. 

All traditional printmaking techniques such as lithography, woodcut, intaglio, etc. are eligible; as well as mixed media, photography, and works that explore the concept of making prints. 

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Wood working is one of four core focuses of the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym. This exhibition will showcase wood sculpture in all of its forms.

Work must use wood as a main material to be eligible. All work must be original and ready to hang. Images submitted must be no less than 300 dpi. If no payment is submitted the piece will NOT BE JURIED. The Philadelphia Sculpture Gym does not pay for shipping and handling. Items shipped must be returned via USPS.

Entry Fee

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November 1—November 28, 2015 

A juried exhibition sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art, Philadelphia Chapter, of work by mid-career and emerging women, and women-identified, artists 35 years and older.

The jurors, Eileen Neff and Diane Burko have requested that each applicant submit up to 10 pieces of work, so they may get a better feel for the progression of the work, given the context of the exhibition. This may also increase your chances of being accepted since there will be more to choose from.

This is an international exhibition.

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Damini Celebre holding a gray card for photographing Five Seasons a large multipanel artwork

We're happy to announce that Damini Celebre has updated her portfolio site to one of our newest responsive designs. Check out her extensive body of work and her upcoming workshops.

Lover of the natural worlds, magical worlds and inner realms, Damini Celebre has combined her three passions: Shamanism, creative arts (BFA) and healing arts (M.Ac.). She has skillfully woven what she knows and loves into a unique and powerful approach to awakening the creative self.

Her site includes several new features:

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Painting, Fault line by Karen Fogarty
Wayne Art Center Faculty Exhibit
September 13 October 17, 2015

We're pleased to announce that Karen Fogarty will be showing work in the Annual Wayne Art Center Faculty Show. 

This highly anticipated event showcases the talents of faculty of the Wayne Art Center. Held in the beautiful Davenport Gallery, this diverse show includes work from oil /water media to sculpture/ceramics. If you love art in its many forms do not miss this special event.

Karen has been teaching at Wayne Art Center for many years. Check out her portfolio website and her upcoming classes.

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The Lansdowne Arts Board is pleased to announce a Juried Solo Exhibition Open Call.   The Open Call will be juried by Bridgette Mayer, of Philadelphia’s Bridgette Mayer Gallery.
DEADLINE 7/3/2015
FEE $25.00 USD 
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gum bichromate print by Laurie Beck Peterson on exhibit at Goggleworks Center for The Arts
June 20 August 30, 2015

In this invitational exhibition Ways of Making, Laurie Beck Peterson will be exhibiting her alternative process photography, along with other artists who will also be instructing at the Goggleworks workshops this summer. 

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