Artscope Hits CNN.
November 21, 2013
It's true! Artscope has made its way to CNN. In an interview with Jay Leno, former president George W. Bush revealed his most recent passion: painting. CNN's Opinion section asked seven artists, critics and art editors how the former president's paintings stack up as art. Artscope's Brian Goslow shared his opinions and insights, all of which can be seen here. Be sure to follow this trending conversation!
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New Works by Melissa Brown and Elisa Lendvay at Fred Giampietro Gallery
in New Haven, Connecticut now through December 21st
Gertrude's Nose by Melissa Brown, oil, spray paint and dye on canvas.
ho needs rules when you have instincts? A show that knows no boundaries is taking place right now in New Haven. Fred Giampietro Gallery
is currently showing New Works by Melissa Brown and Elisa Lendvay
, an exhibition that is not defined by expectations or representations. Melissa Brown
's stenciling, airbrushing and graphic techniques in Gertrude's Nose
explore moments of fantasy and escape as Brown
responds to the landscape at Gertrude's Nose trail loop in Minnewaska State Park, NY. Worldly versions of reality and multiple moments of time interest her, both of which she attempts to tackle by intuiting the formal possibilities of her talent. Brown
received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design
and her MFA from Yale University
. Her work has been shown throughout the United States and Canada and Brown
herself has also been awarded residences through the Islip Museum
and the Vermont Studio School
. The sculptures and paintings of Elisa Lendvay
, the other featured artist in the exhibition, are palpable in both the literal and figurative sense. Through perceiving and then manipulating found objects, Lendvay
exposes the internal dynamics of a given space or moment. She seeks to illuminate movement and push the boundaries of corporeal motion until the space between convergence and collapse is nearly indistinguishable. Lendvay
received her BFA from The University of Texas at Austin
and her MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College
. Her work has been exhibited internationally and she has received many awards and honors, including the Vermont Studio Fellowship
and the Santa Fe Art Institute Fellowship
. New Works by Melissa Brown and Elisa Lendvay
is on view now through Saturday, December 21st
at Fred Giampietro Gallery
, located in the historic AC Gilbert Erector Set factory complex. Come out and watch these artists build ideas and theories without boundaries and limits.
Sponsored by: Fuller Craft Museum, Jamestown Arts Center, Chandler Gallery, 3rd Floor Open Studios, artscope Newsstand App, Williams McCall Gallery, Actors' Shakespeare Project, Paradise City Arts Festival, Fountain Street Fine Art, artscope Mobile App & The Idaho Review
Fuller Craft Museum
Jamestown Arts Center
Jamestown Arts Center celebrates the holidays with our 2013 Holiday ArtsMarket from 6 - 9pm on Friday, December 13 and 10am - 4pm on Saturday, December 14. Approximately 25 artists, designers, and craftspeople will sell their work this year, including: woodworking, ceramics, paintings, glass, jewelry, clothing, prints and more.
Jamestown Arts Center
18 Valley St., Jamestown, RI 02835
Call for Entries
Direct / Indirect: Small Works 2014
The Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts, Cambridge, invites Boston area artists to submit work for an exhibition juried by Bill Flynn, Distinguished artist and long time Professor at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
"Drawing and printmaking have always been intertwined. What better than to make work that consciously reflects and pays homage to both --- where the two meet in mutual respect while keeping a magical balance?" - Bill Flynn
Submission deadline: February 16, 2014. Show dates: April 1 - May 9, 2014
Information, prospectus, and entry form pdf:
3rd Floor Open Studios
Saturday, December 7th
558 Mineral Spring Avenue
Photography ⋅ Mosacis ⋅ Textile Design ⋅
Paintings ⋅ Sculpture ⋅ Ceramics ⋅ Turned Wood
Andre Aloshine, Carl Dimitri, Milisa Galazzi, Monica Guerra, Nathan Gurvitch, Daniel Kotterbay, Lolabs, Inc., Zachary Martin, Emily Martin, David Michael, Arline Pepper, Jessica Regelson, Michael Rich, Mary Ann Rossoni, Maggie Siegal, Simply Ri, Lucy B. Stevens, Kathy Weber and David Witbeck.
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Williams McCall Gallery
Manuel Pardo 1952-2012
late paintings and drawings
William McCall Gallery
Gary Marotta Fine Art
Tuesday, December 3rd - Sunday, December 29th
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 7th 6-9pm
Williams McCall Gallery
110 Washington Avenue, CU-3
Miami Beach, FL 33139
reThink INK at Cantor Art Gallery
in Worcester, Massachusetts now through January 31st
Onward and Upward by Julia Talcott, 2012.
f there's any exhibition worth revisiting, this is the one. First covered by artscope
's Ash Saraga
in January 2012 at the Worcester State University Gallery
, reThink INK: 25 Years at the Mixit Print Studio
is at it again—this time at Cantor Art Gallery
. The Mixit Print Studio
, a Boston-area printmaking cooperative founded in 1987, is located in the former Mixit Soap Factory, and this exhibition celebrates it as one of Boston's premier intellectual and artistic printmaking communities. The studio itself was described by the exhibition organizers (Randy Garber
, Jane Goldman
and Catherine Kernan
) as a "crossroads," "meeting place," and "an influential resource for greater Boston area artists." This extensive collection includes a special portfolio of prints assembled to commemorate the studio's 25th anniversary; a selection of works juried by Karen Shafts
, Assistant Keeper of Prints at the Boston Public Library
; and several installation/three-dimensional pieces that incorporate printmaking techniques into their construction. Though the first installation of these works has passed, the second installation is in full swing and will feature half of the juried and installation work, as well as the portfolio pieces that were on display in the first installation. There are more than 50 featured artists in this exhibition, just to give you an idea of the community behind the Mixit studio. Roger Hankins
, director of the Cantor Art Gallery
, says there is an interesting mix of themes and ideas evident in the work. "The show is a fantastic representation of contemporary print-making at its finest and I think you can see the collaborative nature of the Mixit Print Studio influencing the artists in a good way." The second installation of reThink INK: 25 Years at the Mixit Print Studio
will be on view at Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross now through Friday, January 31st
. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council
, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council
, a state agency. So, if you weren't able to see this show the first time around, make sure you do it now. Opportunities like this only come around every so often.
Catalyst: Work from Community-Based Arts Centers at Lamont Gallery
in Exeter, New Hampshire now through December 13th
A handmade collage paper on bristol board by CATA artist, David.
ere are the slogans for this exhibition: Art for change. Art for social justice. Art for empowerment. With headers like these, you get the idea. Catalyst: Work from Community-Based Arts Centers
, the current exhibition at Phillips Exeter Academy
's Lamont Gallery
, is celebrating the work of community-based arts programs, the ones often found in hospitals, childcare centers, nursing homes and many other non-traditionally artsy venues. This exhibition focuses on the works of three specific community-based arts organizations, all of which utilize art as a tool for self-expression, healing and change. Arts in Reach
(Portsmouth, NH) empowers teenage girls through mentoring and the arts. Community Access to the Arts
(Great Barrington, MA) nurtures and celebrates the creativity of people with disabilities through shared experiences in the arts. Mudflat Studio
(Somerville, MA) promotes ceramic arts education and serves as a neighborhood anchor in urban revitalization efforts. Any attempt to incorporate art and exploration into the lives of our community members is an attempt to enrich our community as a whole. A show like this promotes growth and positive change, something so many of us find through art. The exhibition will also showcase how Exeter
students are engaging communities young and old in arts and cultural activities through ESSO
, Exeter's student-led service learning organization. In the spirit of Phillips Exeter Academy
's motto of non sibi, or not for oneself, these organizations promote generosity, empathy and goodness in and through the arts—a theme that is alive and thriving within this exhibition in particular. Catalyst: Work from Community-Based Arts Centers
is on view now through Friday, December 13th
at Lamont Gallery
. As part of additional programming, Gift! Holiday Sale
is set to be held on Wednesday, December 11th
. Come and purchase works from the exhibition, learn about other innovative community programs and enjoy a festive atmosphere of goodness and giving. It will be difficult to leave this exhibit feeling anything but inspired.
Actors' Shakespeare Project
Actors' Shakespeare Project turns 10 this year, and it's time to celebrate! Join our award-winning company as we celebrate this milestone with a magical night! Ten luminaries will be honored, and entertainment will be provided by ASP's Resident Acting Company & Youth, as well as world-renown cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Paradise City Arts Festival
"EYE-POPPING VISUAL SPLENDOR!" - The Boston Globe
The creative kick-off to the holiday season!
One-of-a-kind furniture, home furnishings, fashion, jewelry,
paintings and sculpture by 175 extraordinary artists.
Royal Plaza Trade Center • November 22, 23 & 24
181 Boston Post Road West • Marlborough, MA
I-495 to exit 24B (Route 20W) • 30 minutes from Boston
Friday 10am - 5pm; Saturday 10am - 6pm; Sunday 11am - 5pm
$13 adults, $11 seniors, $8 students, $16 three day pass, 12 and under free
Discount admission coupon:
Free Parking! With Live Jazz in the Sculpture Café
paradisecityarts.com • 800.511.9725
Image: James Guggina, "Sugar Bowls"
Fountain Street Fine Art
Jurors: Hope Turner and Zola Solamente,
Arden Gallery, Boston
January 30 - March 2, 2014
Reception February 8, 2014
Deadline December 1, 2013
Wicked: (adv.) New England slang that adds emphasis. Extremely cool, excellent.
Show us your best work- original, fully realized, well-crafted two and three-dimensional work and new media.
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The Idaho Review
Call for Art
The Idaho Review, the literary journal out of Boise State University's MFA Program, is looking for cover art for our upcoming 2014 issue. Here are the details, straight from our editors:
WHAT: Paintings or illustrations
WHEN: Submit by December 1st, 2013
WHERE: Send jpeg images and caption information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
COST: No submission fee. Selected artist receives $100 and contributor's copies
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