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.

The Artist Project is a collaboration between an experienced artist, the Museum of Fine Arts, and ten after school community organizations in the Boston area. The program is designed to engage children in the art-making process under the guidance of an artist. Drawing inspiration from the MFA’s collection, the selected artist will plan and lead an art project with children between the ages of six and twelve.

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The festival will run from May 9 through 14, 2016 and the exhibition will be on view from May 14 through June 26, 2016 in the Wayne Art Center's Davenport, Vidinghoff and Outer Galleries.

This annual national juried exhibition is dedicated to enhancing the public's awareness of outdoor painting while providing a venue for established and emerging artists alike to share creative endeavors with collectors and the public.

Online Entries: November 1, 2015 - March 1, 2016


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This is an opportunity worth up to $2,000 to attend a two-week summer residency of your choice at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. The recipient will be selected by the Artaxis Fellowship Selection Committee, which consists of Ayumi Horie, Roberto Lugo, and Amy Santoferraro.

To be eligible, you have to be in financial need, at least 18 years old, and have a nomination from one of the artists on the Artaxis website.

Applications must be submitted through the website by February 12th.

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Call for entries graphic Rittenhouse square

The 89th Annual June Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show

The show is held on the sidewalk, which surrounds the beautiful and historic Rittenhouse Square in the very heart of the art-smart city of Philadelphia.  Exhibiting only original artwork in this affluent area of Philadelphia, artists have found success in both shows and consistently rate them as two of the top shows in the entire country. 

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Death of Orpheus: Rainbow Serpent, mixed media artwork by Lesley Mitchell
December 9 February 7, 2016

Lesley Mitchell's mixed media work Death of Orpheus: Rainbow Serpent has been chosen as part of a works on paper show at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Alumni Gallery.

Rainbow Serpent is one of her extensive series on the Death of Orpheus theme, all of which are mixed media works including intaglio or relief prints, monotypes. collage and drawing.

Jurors Anne Minnich and Sarah Hunter had this to say about the nine artist show:

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Morning Light by Susan Richards
Art and Craft Fair
December 3 December 3, 2015

Susan Richards, mixed-media artist, will be participating in the Bryn Mawr College Holiday Fair on Thursday December 3, 2015, from 10:00 until 2:00 in the M. Carey Thomas Library Great Hall.  A variety of work will be available, including upcycled library card pockets, mini-collages, mixed-media works, and pieces honoring vintage books.

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Ritual Reading Room @HBHQ
December 5 February 29, 2016

Our biennial single sheet book show returns this time at our new location HBHQ.

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RiTUAL Hours
Wednesdays and Fridays
12 - 3 pm
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In the winter months as the chill settles in, the days grow shorter, and darkness overwhelms you — step inside the RiTUAL Reading Room and its warm glow.

December 5, 2015
4 - 7 pm

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Radical Warp by Stella Untalan
November 13 February 9, 2016
Group show of artwork, 1 foot square or less, and under $400.
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Insects too Lovely to Repel Exhibiting at River's Edge Gallery
October 27 March 9, 2016

Exhibition extend through March 8. 2016

InLiquid presents Insects Too Lovely To Repel at River’s Edge Gallery, featuring the work of PD Packard. Working intuitively with imagery and language, Packard’s unique artwork is a personal exploration of the natural world. Packard combines printmaking techniques of drypoint etching, embossing, and relief with painting staining, and dyeing to create works of ephemera and contemplation.

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If you want everyone to know about your artwork and events on FB why is it you only share them privately?

Check your sharing preferences and use the PUBLIC setting wisely.

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poster for RiTUAL. Book Show

Adding a folding image here for a bit more information. 

You can also download a pdf from the prospectus screen.

Start folding and have some fun.

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Art by Susan Richards
November 6 November 29, 2015

Susan Richards, a mixed-media artist, will be exhibiting a new body of work that incorporates collage, monoprints, found objects, and water color in unexpected jutapostions. Counterpoint: A Visual Duet is together with photographer Melvin A. Chappell, at The Center on the Hill, The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill.   

All are welcome to the opening reception on First Friday, November 6, 2015, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, with artists talks at 6:00. 

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