Tuesday, March 26, 2019
[somartscouncil] Deadline to submit artwork for East End Windows Project one week away! - [somartscouncil]
CALL TO ARTISTS EAST END WINDOW ARTS PROJECT THIS YEAR’S THEME: Carnaval DEADLINE: April 2, 2019 East Somerville Main Streets invite visual artists to submit work for East End Windows Project 2019 under the theme Carnaval. Selected work will hang in the windows of now-closed restaurant East End Grill at 118 Broadway This is a juried exhibit; East Somerville Main Streets staff and board members will review proposals. We seek work that can capitalize on the unique spaces of East Somerville and is bold and innovative—art that will capture people’s attention while walking through East Somerville and help convey the vibrant artistic and cultural energy of the area. Window dimensions: · One small window: 47” Wide X 57” Tall facing BROADWAY · Two tall large windows that reach the floor with four 23” Wide X 74” Tall panels each facing BROADWAY · One small window 43” Wide X 56” Tall facing BROADWAY · One Small window 36” Wide X 58” Tall facing GLEN STREET Windows facing BROADWAY have Northern exposure, the window facing GLEN has Western exposure. Please specify if you’d like your work to be displayed in a particular window. Inspired by the annual SomerStreets Festival Carnaval (June 2nd), we hope to explore the atmosphere and essence of Carnaval. Whether you choose to explore specific cultural celebrations or aspects of community, culture and celebration, we look forward to your creative interpretations of this theme. No stipend is available for this project at this time. Artists are encouraged to submit completed works that meets the theme for this project. East Somerville Main Streets staff will assist with installation of artist works at East End Grill. DATES Window exhibition dates: May 18 – June 15, 2019 with the possibility of extending longer depending on space availability. SomerStreets Carnaval Festival: June 2, from 2-6pm Installation dates: May 12-17 Take down dates: Jun. 15-18 **If selected, images must be ready to hang when delivered on drop off dates HOW TO APPLY Provide the following (typed) information: 1. Contact info: name, e-mail and mailing address, phone 2. Link to website or other page with examples of your body of work (if applicable) 3. Up to three images of work for submission to Window Arts Project 4. Curriculum Vitae 5. Somerville affiliation (if any) 6. Please note if you have a specific location in mind for your artwork Email Proposals to: Director@eastsomervillemainstreets.org OR Mail proposals to: Questions: East Somerville Main Streets Jennifer Atwood 3 Glen Street Director@eastsomervillemainstreets.org Somerville, MA 02145 (617) 623-3869 *include a SASE if you’d like your support materials returned About East Somerville Main Streets: Our mission is to improve the life of our community by building investment, connection and pride in our main street. We do this through a variety of ways including: Strengthening the role of the East Broadway Business District as a commercial center for the eastern half of Somerville and western part of Charlestown Promoting the East Broadway Business District as a remarkable and unique cultural destination, known for celebrating its traditions and heritage and maintaining the community’s diversity. Enhancing social connectedness within the neighborhood. __._,_.___ Posted by: firstname.lastname@example.org Reply via web post • Reply to sender • Reply to group • Start a New Topic • Messages in this topic (1) Have you tried the highest rated email app? With 4.5 stars in iTunes, the Yahoo Mail app is the highest rated email app on the market. What are you waiting for? Now you can access all your inboxes (Gmail, Outlook, AOL and more) in one place. Never delete an email again with 1000GB of free cloud storage.
Monday, March 25, 2019
[somartscouncil] Mark thine calendars--HAIKU4U readings in April/May - [somartscouncil]
Gilmore Tamny will be reading from her very brand new poetry book HAIKU4U. Please mark your calendars for these Somerville readings with some exquisitely talented local writers (who will have their books for sale as well). Mon., 4/29, Somerville Public Library with Toni Bee and Natalie Shapero Sat., 5/18, Cafe Armory, 3:00 p.m., Brand New Books by Fascinating Ladies, with Jen Deaderick and Grace Talusan I've listed below some nice things that have been said about HAIKU4U if that works as any sort of enticement. HAIKU4U is also available for purchase from Ohio Edit here. Hope to see you there.
[somartscouncil] Free concert this Saturday at Brickbottom Gallery - [somartscouncil]
[somartscouncil] "Peace in Her Time": art exhibit featuring Somerville artist Pauline Lim - [somartscouncil]
[somartscouncil] Deadline today, March 25--Call to Somerville Open Studios Artists for Inside-OUT Gallery exhibit - [somartscouncil]
[somartscouncil] Miller Street Open Studios: April 5th - 7th - [somartscouncil]
Friday, March 22, 2019
[somartscouncil] Fwd: This Friday: AVATARS // ghosts Opens - [somartscouncil]
Hi all, We have an opening this Friday. Hope you can make it! We are also looking for gallery sitters for this show. Please let me know if you are interested in sitting! Tori You're invited for a transdisciplinary exploration of folkloric characters, alter-egos, cyborgs, and incarnations. March 22-April 13, 2019 Curated by: Christina Balch, Giuliana Funkhouser and Krista Wright OPENING RECEPTION & PERFORMANCES Friday, March 22, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Facebook Performances by Xray Aims and Fine Art Superheroes (by Basil El Halwagy). Please note: sensitive content is included. CURATORS TALK: Saturday, April 6; 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Nave Gallery 155 Powder House Blvd Somerville, MA 02144 ARTISTS: Amayi Morales Annalisa Oswald Basil El Halwagy Caleb Cole Charity Everett Christina Balch Claire Sorosky Colleen Kiely Eleanor Schnarr Elisabeth Eckman Eliza Phelan-Harder Giuliana Funkhouser Heather Caunt-Nulton Jonathon Nix Julia Csekö Karli Janell Katie Wild Kels Hyde Krista Wright Lauren Kalman Marco Castaneda Mark Roemisch Minjun Kim Nancy Sepe Oscar Lopez Peter Morse Rachel Shatil Sally Lee Selvaggio Dordetti Shelby Meyerhoff Skunk AVATARS // ghosts is the first show in a two-part exploration to document the ways that artists represent their bodies, their ideas, their nations, and their dead in today’s digital world where the physical and virtual, human and non-human, self and other, are increasingly intertwined and indistinguishable. Drawing inspiration from these concepts, the AVATARS exhibitions are a transdisciplinary exploration of folkloric characters, alter-egos, cyborgs, and incarnations. Learn More The Nave Gallery | 155 Powder House Blvd., Somerville, MA 02144 Unsubscribe email@example.com Update Profile | About our service provider Sent by firstname.lastname@example.org in collaboration with Try it free today
[somartscouncil] Call to Somerville Open Studios Artists for Inside-OUT Gallery exhibit-Submission deadline March 25 - [somartscouncil]
[somartscouncil] FW: Last chance to see 'Silent Sky" - [somartscouncil]
[somartscouncil] ³A Conversation on Memoir² on Thursday, April 11 - [somartscouncil]
[somartscouncil] Seeing artists for Mural at Mt Vernon Restaurant - [somartscouncil]
Mt Vernon Restaurant Mural - Call to Artists APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 30 Artists will be notified by: April 15th Questions? Email: Jen Atwood, Director@eastsomervillemainstreets.org East Somerville Main Streets is seeking street artists for a mural at outside of Mt Vernon Restaurant. About Mt Vernon Restaurant Mt Vernon Restaurant & Pub is a family restaurant dedicated to amazing food and a fun atmosphere! We are celebrating over 80 years in business, and to celebrate, we are offering incredible lobster and prime rib specials. We are looking for specific restaurant or New England cuisine themed imagery. The mural is to be installed at the restaurant’s South facing wall (facing the parking lot). We anticipate this mural to be painted between August 11 and Aug 30. About East Somerville Main Streets East Somerville Main Streets mission is to improve the life of our community by building investment, connection and pride in our main street. We do this through a variety of ways including: Small Business Technical Assistance projects and promoting the East Broadway Business District as a remarkable and unique cultural destination, known for celebrating its traditions and heritage and maintaining the community’s diversity. Learn more about us at: https://ift.tt/2OhrnUU Project Details The project is open to all artists & artist groups. Artists may apply as an individual or as a group. If you apply as a group, please provide references and samples for each artist. Selected artists will be asked to provide a sketch of work, final pieces will need to be approved by the selection committee. All pieces must be appropriate for all ages and not considered offensive to any group based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, place of origin, etc. East Somerville Main Streets and Mount Vernon Restaurant will provide selected artists a $3,000 stipend for their work. Selection Criteria Selection will be made by a panel comprised of East Somerville Main Street and Mount Vernon Restaurant staff based on the following criteria: · Demonstrated qualifications of experience painting large-scale, outdoor murals · Demonstration of quality of work · Strong conceptual skills with innovative and effective approaches that reflect the vision of the restaurant · Ability to successfully execute and complete project within the proposed time frame · Positive references demonstrating strong communication and organizational skills · Completeness of application HOW TO APPLY Provide the following (typed) information: 1. Contact info: name, e-mail and mailing address, phone 2. Link to website or other page with examples of your body of work (if applicable) 3. Brief proposal description or sketch of project (selected artists will be required to provide a sketch) 4. Curriculum Vitae Email Proposals to: Director@eastsomervillemainstreets.org OR Mail proposals to: East Somerville Main Streets 3 Glen Street Somerville, MA 02145 __._,_.___ Posted by: email@example.com Reply via web post • Reply to sender • Reply to group • Start a New Topic • Messages in this topic (1) Have you tried the highest rated email app? With 4.5 stars in iTunes, the Yahoo Mail app is the highest rated email app on the market. What are you waiting for? Now you can access all your inboxes (Gmail, Outlook, AOL and more) in one place. Never delete an email again with 1000GB of free cloud storage.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
[somartscouncil] FW: Job Listing: Director of Art Conservation - [somartscouncil]
[somartscouncil] This Monday at the Library! Feminist Spaces Then & Now! - [somartscouncil]
Hi all, Hope you can make it to this event at the Somerville Public Library.
[somartscouncil] Burning Closes on Saturday--Don't Miss It! - [somartscouncil]
[somartscouncil] Malian Drum and Dance Concert March 29th [1 Attachment] - [somartscouncil]
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
[somartscouncil] Tonight! Wed. March 20 --SAC & In Her Words Diary present: Visible Voices Discussion Workshop - [somartscouncil]
Monday, March 18, 2019
[somartscouncil] Share your thoughts on priorities for this year's CPA funding! - [somartscouncil]
[somartscouncil] Call for 3D Mural Artist's - [somartscouncil]
Hello, We are Jaime and Julieta and we are seeking 3D Mural artists to help us with an upcoming Somerville Pop Up Art Installation. This is a paid position. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com for full details of project and deadline. Best, Jaime and Julieta __._,_.___ Posted by: firstname.lastname@example.org Reply via web post • Reply to sender • Reply to group • Start a New Topic • Messages in this topic (1) Have you tried the highest rated email app? With 4.5 stars in iTunes, the Yahoo Mail app is the highest rated email app on the market. What are you waiting for? Now you can access all your inboxes (Gmail, Outlook, AOL and more) in one place. Never delete an email again with 1000GB of free cloud storage.
Friday, March 15, 2019
[somartscouncil] The City of Somerville seeks a Kitchen Manager to run the Somerville Arts Council’s Nibble program kitchen - [somartscouncil]
CALL FOR ENTRY! LAST CHANCE - CAA's 2019 National Prize Show - [somartscouncil]
Entry deadline TONIGHT: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:59pm EST CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2019 National Prize Show Juried by Camilo Alvarez and Steve Locke DATES + DEADLINES Submission Deadline TONIGHT! Friday, March 15 at 11:59pm Artist Notification | Friday, April 5 *After 5pm. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE Accepted Artwork Drop-Off | 4/20, 4/27, 4/29, 4/30, 5/1 Pick-Up | 6/24, 6/25, 6/26 Reception | May 15, 6-8pm at both gallery locations Awards will be announced at 7pm Exhibition Dates | May 14 – June 22, 2019 AWARDS Best In Show | $1,000 First Prize | $750 Second Prize | $500 Three Juror's Choice Awards | $150 each EXHIBITION LOGISTICS Entry Fees All applicants may enter up to 3 pieces of original work General | $50 Cambridge Art Association Members (Artist, Associate, Student | $35 Eligibility Open to artists age 18 and older living and working in the United States. The NPS is open to all media. All work will be juried from digital images submitted through Submittable. Click here for complete entry guidelines + entry link Pictured above: Becci Davis, Best in Show Award Winner, 2018 National Prize Show Image courtesy of the artist. About the National Prize Show : Over the course of 17 exhibits, the Cambridge Art Association’s National Prize Show has featured work by over 1,500 contemporary American artists. Past artists and entrants have represented every US state - including Alaska and Hawaii - and a full range of artistic mediums. In its history, the National Prize Show has awarded over $75,000 in cash awards to living American artists, and has been featured in numerous publications, including the Boston Globe and Art New England. Past jurors include: Jessica Hong (ICA/Boston), Michelle Grabner, and Jamilla James (ICA/LA); Nick Capasso (Fitchburg Art Museum); Paul Ha (List Visual Art Center at MIT); Malcolm Rogers (MFA Boston); The Rathbone Family; Robert Fitzpatrick (Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago); Lisa Dennison (Guggenheim); Maxwell Anderson (Whitney); Joseph Thompson (Mass MoCA); Toby Kamps (Menil Collection); Clara Kim (Walker Art Center); Tom Lentz (Harvard Art Museums); and Cheryl Brutvan (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). MEET OUR 2019 JURORS Camilo Alvarez About Camilo Alvarez | Camilo Alvarez is the owner (and director, curator and preparator) at Samsøn (founded as Samson Projects in 2004) in Boston, Massachusetts. Camilo was born in 1976 in New York City to Dominican parents and lived in Santo Domingo for 7 years. He received a BA from Skidmore College and is currently studying to receive a Masters in Museum Studies from Harvard University. He has worked at, among other places, Exit Art, Socrates Sculpture Park, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, MIT’s List Visual Art Center and the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. Samsøn’s programs and exhibitions have been reviewed by, among others, ArtForum, the Boston Globe and Flash Art. www.samsonprojects.com Steve Locke About Steve Locke | Steve Locke is a Boston-based artist, raised in Detroit, Michigan. He received an M.F.A. in 2001 from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and holds Bachelors Degrees from Boston University and MassArt. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in 2002. He has been artist-in-residence at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston (2016) and for the City of Boston (2018). He has received grants from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, and The Art Matters Foundation. Solo exhibitions include, there is no one left to blame, curated by Helen Molesworth for the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, The School of Love with Samsøñ (Boston, MA), Family Pictures with Gallery Kayafas (Boston, MA and most recently #Killers at YOURS MINE & OURS in New York. He has had solo projects with the Boston Public Library, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Mendes Wood in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at VOLTA 5 in Basel, Switzerland and P.S. Satellites-A Project of Prospect IV in New Orleans. His work has been reviewed in ARTFORUM, Art in America, Art New England, JUXTAPOZ, The Boston Globe, and The New Yorker. He is a Professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. www.stevelocke.com Kathryn Schultz Gallery and Offices | 25 Lowell Street, Cambridge MA Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-5pm University Place Gallery | 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge MA Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm, Saturday, 9am-1pm www.cambridgeart.org • 617-876-0246 • email@example.com Cambridge Art Association | 25 Lowell Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Unsubscribe firstname.lastname@example.org Update Profile | About our service provider Sent by email@example.com in collaboration with Try it free today