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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Interested in a residency in the wilderness of Alaska? Have dreams of an outdoor adventure hiking the backcountry with a Park Ranger? Well the National Park Service has a residency opportunity for you. Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve is accepting proposals for 2011.
You have to be fit for this one and supply your own gear. Wow.
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve Artist-in-Residence Program
Tracie Pendergrast, AIR Coordinator
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
4175 Geist Rd.
Fairbanks, AK 99709-3420
The Women's Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first Photography Portfolio Competition. The application deadline for the competition is May 15, 2010. All applications must be submitted online. The competition is open to everyone over the age of eighteen, regardless of nationality.
Jurors will include noted photographer Tina Barney; Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief, Aperture Magazine; and Peter Barberie, The Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Today we had an disturbingly obnoxious encounter with people 'behind' a fake artblog. They seem to think their grade school humor is funny.
Fake names, paranoia, threats, delusions of grandeur. Seems like everything they throw at you is a reflection of them.
Here's the e-mail exchange.
1. The initial approach
From the form at heavybubble.com came an inquiry -- signed with a false name -- asking that the 'publisher' of the website be identified.
Painting relates to both art and life. Neither can be made. (I try to act in that gap between the two.)
-- Robert Rauschenberg, 1959
from the New York Times
The Philadelphia Art Hotel is pleased to announce an open call for 2010 Resident Artist Applications!
PAH is an urban artist residency where local, national, and international artists receive free temporary living and studio space. We offer residencies lasting between 2 and 6 weeks during our residency season. (April 15th – October 15th 2010)
All of the application materials and information you'll need are contained in the downloadable PDFs below, including pictures of our live / work studio spaces, kitchenette & lounge.
Mixed media artist Mark Bradford was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2009. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.
Don't miss his Philagraphika contribution at:
PAFA : Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building
128 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
starring lauren weedman and john krynick
We follow John Krynick on twitter. Not exactly sure how it happened but that is one of the joys of twitter. Must have been something he said. That lead us to his blog and then this video. An amusing art moment or two. We love fiber arts.
But more seriously here is a profile from FiberArts.
The PooL Art Fair is different from all other art fairs in the US. Although there is a tradition in France of independent art fairs, starting from the famous Courbet’s Salon des Independents, PooL is the premiere fair in the US dedicated to artists that do not have representation in galleries.
Deadline extended through February 5th.
For more information about participating use the link.