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.

Win a scholarship, a $110 value, courtesy of Heavybubble: websites for artists The course: Alternative Marketing for Alternative Galleries A 6-week online course from Maryann Devine of smArts & Culture, that you do at your own pace. If you’re part of an artist-run Thing – a cooperative gallery, an on-again-off-again group that shows together, or [...]
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Theme The Center for Fine Art Photography is currently celebrating the low-tech processes and is interested in exhibiting the best low-tech images that photographers are producing. This call is open to all subjects and styles of photography that include a low tech means of image making or printing. This includes, but is not limited to; [...]
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Totally immersive experience with collaboration. I can have all the same gear as someone else but make something completely different because I’m me. –Mira Calix Chantal Passamonte, a.k.a Mira Calix, grew up in the siege economy of apartheid-era South Africa. Scarce imports drove her to leave the country, seeking musical immediacy. Once in London, her [...]
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Andy Goldsworthy, from “Rivers and Tides”.  In this clip he builds a sculpture out of driftwood and watches as the tide takes it out to sea. A good example of his wonderful work with time. This a favorite of ours in this film. Goldsworthy documents the making and the disolution of his work. Andy Goldsworthy [...]
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Openings for 2011 — 2013 The Pittsburg State University Department of Art is seeking entries to review for the year 2011–2013. Artwork will be featured in the University Gallery or the Harry Krug Gallery housed in Porter Hall Department of Art Building. Past exhibition calendars have featured one person and small group shows of artists [...]
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Scribbles, we love scribbles! Documentation of Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing Number 1257: Scribbles being drawn by Takeshi Arita and Eileen Jeng in The Art Institute of Chicago galleries. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sol_LeWitt
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It's difficult to even imagine how large this participatory event will be. It's a New York City public art project that allows every New Yorker and visitor to open spaces in all five boroughs. To get a key you must bring some with you a collegue, friend, family member and bestow them with the key for a deed or special trait. Presented by Creative Time in cooperation with the City of New York. There are many ways to be part of this art piece. All the details are at the Creative Time site.

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We can’t believe that Storm King one of the world’s outstanding sculpture parks, located about an hour north of NYC, is celebrating it’s fiftieth anniversary. It’s a great time of year to head up the Hudson River Valley and experience a sculpture on a grand scale. We’ve included links to the work of the invitees [...]
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All black and white photography is welcome. This includes alternative, traditional, digital, and toned black and white images. All subjects are eligible. Submissions are made online. JUROR Andrea Modica is an internationally renowned fine art and assignment photographer and educator. She has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Grant, a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, an Aaron Siskind [...]
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The complex energy of Julie Mehretu’s art makes your brain work but doesn’t exhaust you. Stimulating and restful, a perfect balance. ART21 doesn’t allow us to embed the video: Enjoy the video here > from ART21: Julie Mehretu’s paintings and drawings refer to elements of mapping and architecture, achieving a calligraphic complexity that resembles turbulent [...]
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The Times Square Alliance seeks letters of interest from arts organizations and artists across disciplines to present contemporary art projects and art events in the public spaces in and around Times Square. In a one-page letter, applicants should propose a single project or series for anytime between September 2010 and December 2012. Artists and arts [...]
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Louise Bourgeois has died in New York, after a career exploring women’s deepest feelings on birth, sexuality and death. She was 98. She continued creating art until her death. We have lost a great artist. links : New York Times > ART 21 >
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