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.
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Studio Immersion Project (SIP) is an intensive 3 month studio fellowship designed to immerse artists in the world of printmaking. SIP Fellows will acquire new techniques and build upon existing skills. Artists, from all media, interested in making printmaking a regular part of their creative practice are invited to apply.
DEADLINE : March 13, 2017
PD Packard one of our tribe has been doing some amazing work with Akua Inks. Her love of color is demonstrated in all of her work. She has a wonderful sense for color and her process is very organic. We've had the privilage of visiting her in the studio and look for to share our interview with her soon.
Check out this demo video. Watch and learn.
The Pajama Factory Artist-In-Residence (AIR) is a multi-disciplinary, international six week summer residency program.
The Pajama Factory Artist-In-Residence (AIR) program provides artists with an expansive, flexible environment in which to work, and a platform for the exchange of creative ideas between participants and the community. This International program provides a safe environment with FREE studio space and FREE housing for seven weeks beginning June 1, 2017.
You will also have free use of a fully equipped woodshop, clay studio and traditional/alt processes darkroom.
Explorations in Geometry, an exhibition of prints by Bill Brookover, will be on view in the Community Gallery at Artworks Trenton from February 28 through March 25, 2017. Brookover’s work explores geometric patterns and structures, building on his training in design and architecture.
The Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (KBAC) announces a call to artists for the non-juried exhibition “The Illustrated Accordion,” which will be held in the KBAC Gallery, May 5, 2017. Open to all emerging and established artists, this 9Th annual exhibition focuses on books created in the accordion form. All media, variations, and interpretations of this style of book will be accepted and included in the exhibition.
There is a $15 entry fee to participate.
In the new all-media show at Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, 17 artists explore their personal selfhood. Ipseity, defined as individual identity, features artwork that touches on themes of gender, religion, ethnicity, sexuality and other labels people use to identify themselves. Jessica Kallista, founder of Olly Olly alternative art space in Fairfax, Virginia, juried the exhibition.
A More Perfect Union? Power, Sex and Race in the Representation of Couples illuminates ways in which artists of different generations have explored the meaning of marriage, the nature of human relationships, sexuality, and public versus private expressions of love. Issues raised by the exhibition include the representation of the roles of women and men, social class, race, and same-sex marriage.
Artists showing in the exhibitions:
Damini Celebre recently exhibited a drawing Star Dance at the Philadelphia Sketch Club Works on Paper show. This drawing was made while at Ghost Ranch New Mexico. The drawing was sold at the show.
For the month of February, Damini Celebre, is part of an Artist in Residence community at Elephant Butte Lake, New Mexico. She will be part of a group exhibition at Rio Bravo Fine Art Gallery, in Truth or Consequences exhibiting some new work called Land Drawings.
Elephant Butte Lake Artist Retreat) has been designed to allow participants to share a common experience with a small group of fellow artists, that encourages the exchange of ideas, while allowing the major focus to be private time for individual work and introspection.
It's not just an expression.
Please join us Saturday for our opening reception. Our current exhibition Seeing Red is open to interpretation. Seeing Red is not just an expression. Red is the color of love, a fine wine, the planet Mars, rust, cherries, blood, sex, power, heat, and anger. Imagine a room filled with red.
Open Fridays from 1:30 - 4:30 pm or by appointment. artLIFE [at] heavybubble.com
Sixty 6 x 6 inch square artworks available for purchase.