Art & Soul Program
Call to Artists
"New Beginnings" Entry Deadline February 4, 2010
Applications are available online at http://www.womencenterofjax.org/
Women's Center of Jacksonville is a non-profit resource center for women and their families. Our mission is to support and empower women and to nurture mind, body and spirit. Art & Soul is an ongoing series of exhibits by women artists and is designed to provide opportunities for celebrating women's expression and to invite the public to view the work of local women artists.
CALL TO ARTISTS
Art & Soul is accepting submissions from women artists, emerging or professional, working in the Northeast Florida region to participate in "New Beginnings". Works will be selected for a three-month exhibition at the Women's Center of Jacksonville, 5644 Colcord Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32211
These seminars are scheduled from 10am to 5pm on Saturday October 24: mat cutting, Winsor & Newton, Holbein, Liquitex, Japanese kimono doll making.
Reddi-Arts will also be presenting vendor representative tables discussing their respective products. Some of the names represented are: Strathmore, General Pencil, Gamblin Colors, Copic Markers, Golden Artist Colors, Canson, Princeton Brushes, Faber Castell, Holbein, Escoda, Logan Graphic Products, Loew Cornell, Alvin, Iwata, 3M, Winsor & Newton, Speedball and Elmers. These representatives will be present from 10am-4pm.
YES, we are planning a busy and exciting day. Special pricing on most items and prize drawings throughout the day. Store hours are the regular hours from 9:30-6:00pm.
For more information, please call 398-3161x319.
Reddi-Arts, 1037 Hendricks Ave. 398-3161
Entry Deadline: September 1, 2009 Mail or e-mail your entry today for a chance to win a cash prize, a complimentary booth at the Art in the Heart juried art show and recognition as the official 2010 Jacksonville Jazz Festival poster artist.
E-mail your entry as a JPEG or PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org
ENTRY DEADLINE: AUGUST 15 Download an application at http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102632061550&s=308&e=001aFtqGA-6lEY9PLtgR0tyEFf8SYE6P3OfZhzaZ9GRLbCjQFl77_-4ABhpOZbVV5Oy-EtO9XAH0paeu9lFuqw9FbzR4IT2vrhIuERiYkZyTOg= Request application by email Call 904.824.2310 for details.
Thanksgiving Weekend Sat & SunNov. 28 & 29 10am to 5pm Special Events Field Next to Visitor CenterUptown Arts DistrictSt. Augustine, FL
Renowned Dr. Paul Jones Visits Walden In Jacksonville
Renowned Businessman and art collector, Dr. Paul Jones visits Laurence Walden at his home studio in Jacksonville Florida June 20th 2009. Dr. Jones has been accredited with being the largest collector of African American Art in America, so much that the building where George Wallace stood and said that no blacks would enter this college at the University of Alabama, now Houses an African American Art Museum, owned and run by Dr. Jones.
Dr. Jones who has in his collection the "The Changing of the Guard" a tribute to Barack Obama, By Laurence Walden, was intrigued by Walden's ability to recycle sterling silver cutlery combined with other metals and other found objects into decorative Afrocentric Mask. Dr. Jones plans to feature several of these renderings in his museum at the University of Alabama where Walden will also perform as a Jazz Vocalist, After hearing him do a tribute to Billy Eckstine , who was in fact a friend and admire of Dr. Paul Jones.
“Each One Teach One: The Artist as Mentor”
October 22, 2009 – March 26, 2010
The Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum is seeking proposals from artists of all disciplines for participation in Through Our Eyes 2009 — Each One Teach One: The Artist as Mentor. Now in its 17th year, Through Our Eyes is Jacksonville’s longest running annual exhibit featuring new works by African American artists.
For this exhibition, established artists with a history of exhibition experience will mentor an emerging artist and assist them through the process of producing one work of art for this year’s show. Work produced by each artist can be collaborative or independent, but should in some way reflect the impact of mentorship. In the exhibition, the work of the mentor and mentee will be shown together. The influence of the mentorship can be expressed visually or through written text. Artist/mentors may submit a maximum of five (5) pieces of their own original work for this exhibition. Additionally, exhibiting artists will participate in the development and or implementation of a minimum of one activity in the Each One Teach One Workshop Series. This once monthly art class is designed to provide hands-on visual arts experiences for youth. Other public programs related to this exhibit will include, but are not limited to, the exhibit opening, Art Walk, gallery talks, workshops, artists’ market and other activities to be determined.
Complete and return your application by Tuesday, June 30 2009. Notifications of acceptance will be made by Monday, July 6, 2009.
Direct inquiries and applications to:
Lydia P. Stewart, Exhibit Curator
Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum
829 N. Davis Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
We hope your artwork will be a part of this exciting show
This Call for Artists is open to all women artists working in the Southeast region. Entries must be original and be postmarked by June 26th 2009. Incomplete applications and/or materials will not be considered. Applications are available online at www.womenscenterofjax.org, or by calling the Women's Center at 904-722-3000.
Artist Marsha Hatcher is the featured artist at The Art Center CoOp Gallery for the month of May. Exhibit opens Tuesday May 5th with the opening reception Wednesday May 6th starting at 5:00PM - 9:00PM. The exhibit "Art As A Mission" is a series of African inspired images from the 2007-08 trip to Nigeria. For more info visit http://www.hatcherart.blogspot.com/ look under "SEND ME."
This is a free event where all is welcomed!
Africa's Living Arts – Textiles: Silent Oratory workshop
Saturday, April 18, 2009, 10:30 a.m.
Special student admission for everyone, $3.00
Fernandina Beach visual artist Rhonda Bristol will demonstrate how to create African inspired designs using the silkscreen technique with simple stencils and contact paper.
Participants are asked to bring a smooth piece of clean cardboard, (a cereal box works well), a piece of scrap fabric as well as a plain washed light - colored tee shirt with them. School aged children and adults are welcomed. Be prepared, things could get a little messy. If the weather cooperates, this will be held outdoors. R.S.V.P. at (904) 632-5555.
829 North Davis Street Jacksonville, FL 32202 www.ritzlavilla.org
Drop by take a look. Better yet, buy something!
WORKS OF ART GALLERY is located across the street from BJs in the Baymeadows area.
7999 Phillips Hwy Jacksonville, FL 737-9500
The 2009 Art in the Heart of Downtown art show and sale will feature the work of prize-winning artists and master craftspeople from around the country.Festival patrons will be able to enjoy both the sounds of first-rate jazz performers and browse through the work of talented artists from around the nation.
Mediums include: Clay, Digital, Drawing, Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Sculpture and Wood.
In the Zora Neale Hurston Juried Festival Art Show
Congresswoman Corrine Brown along with others from
Jacksonville visits his booth. Other Highlight of the Festival
for Walden was meeting Dr. Evelyn Bethune,
( Grand daughter of Mary McCloud Bethune, Billy Eckstine was
her favorite singer!) Dr Bethune, will be booking Walden's salute to
Billy Eckstine at Bethune Cookman College in the near future.
On Saturday, January 24th, 10am - 11:30am, the RAM Committee will host a workshop for interested artists, food vendors and farmers. The purpose of this workshop is to receive feedback on the market guidelines (including market layout, booth assignment policy and cost structure, Market policies and procedures).
In order for the Market to be successful we need and want your input.
The meeting on the 24th will be held at the First Guaranty Bank Building at 760 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville FL 32204, immediately across the street from the Arts Market site. We will begin promptly at 10am. After the meeting, we will walk over to the Market location so you can take a look and ask questions.
Please RSVP by January 22 to Teresa Fish at email@example.com if you plan to attend. This will be a great meeting!
Actors Theatre of Louisville celebrates African American art and artists with its 15th annual African American Art Exhibition January 29 through March 1 in the theatre’s lobby gallery.
The gallery’s popular signature exhibit features an array of 45 works by 26 local and regional artists, ranging from sculpture in various media to unique mixed media collages to evocative paintings and photography. Ten states are represented in the exhibit.
The artists in the exhibition are Milton 510 Bowens (Mountain House, California), Ronda Bristol (Fernandina Beach, Florida), William Buchanan (Riverdale, Georgia), Aukram Burton (Louisville, Kentucky), Danny Bruce Campbell (Atlanta, Georgia), Ronald W. Claxton (Columbus, Ohio), Abner Cope (Dayton, Ohio), Rex Deloney (Little Rock, Arkansas), William M. Duffy (Louisville, Kentucky), Anna W. Edwards (San Leandro, California), Lois Fortson (Centerville, Ohio), Eric L. Gholston, Sr. (Louisville, Kentucky), Marsha Hatcher (Jacksonville, Florida), Ariston Jacks (Little Rock, Arkansas), Gary J. Kirksey (Athens, Ohio), Velma J. Morris (Cincinnati, Ohio), Gary J. Noland, Jr. (Columbus, South Carolina), Kyle and Kelly Phelps (Centerville, Ohio), J. Rozzell (Astoria, New York), Craig Screven (Dayton, Ohio), Sylvia L. Smith (Lithonia, Georgia), Jasma R. Smith (Louisville, Kentucky), Eugene Thomas (Louisville, Kentucky), UPFROMSUMDIRT (Midway, Kentucky) and Ronnie Williams (Dayton, Ohio).
In conjunction with Downtown Louisville’s First Friday Gallery Hop, the theatre will host a reception for the artists and an award ceremony with live entertainment and appetizers on February 6 at 6 p.m. This event is free to the public.
Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 10 p.m. or by appointment with Roanne Victor at (502) 584-1265.