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  • Bernard Echanow says:

    CITY OF EAGLE
    CALL FOR ARTIST
    ART FOR A TRASH ENCLOSURE

    October 13, 2017 – For Immediate Release
    Contact: City Clerks, Phone: (208) 939-6813

    The Eagle Arts Commission (EAC) is pleased to provide artists the opportunity to design artwork for a trash enclosure. This project provides an excellent blank canvas for artists to express their creativity. One (1) selected artist will be awarded $2500.00 for their original design. Artists who are new to the field of public art are encouraged to apply. For more information please visit http://www.cityofeagle.org or contact the City Clerk’s Office at Eagle City Hall located at 660 East Civic Lane, Eagle, Idaho, 83616. Application deadline is Friday, December 1, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., Mountain Standard Time (MST). For further information call 208-939-6813 x 215.

  • Claire Remsberg says:

    Hi!
    Crossroads Carnegie Art Center is excited to announce a call to artists for the 2019 year! Submission deadline is January 31st, 2018. Exhibitions are not limited to solo shows, collaborations will be considered and seem to have a great response in our community. Please feel free to share and help spread the word.
    http://www.crossroads-arts.org/uploads/Call%20to%20Artists%202019_2.pdf

    Please contact me with any questions or concerns.
    Thanks so much –
    Kristin

  • You are all invited to the BOSCO Open Studios even Oct 13-15. Go to http://www.boiseopenstudios.com to get a map and brochure of the professional local artists’s open studios! See 10 of them and get entered into drawings for free art by BOSCO artists.

    Consider being juried into BOSCO next year!

    Anne Watson Sorensen Studio/Gallery #55 on the map. Open Friday 1-8 pm and Saturday 10-6 pm. Closed Sunday. 2725 N Duane Dr, Meridian (near the Village)

  • Pony Up and help the Printmaking Program at Boise State raise funds to purchase a large format Takach Printmaking Press!

    Professor, Jill AnnieMargaret and over 60 Printmaking alumni and other artist contributors have created artwork in support of this effort.

    There are many sweet perks, get them while they’re hot! Click on the link below that features photographs and all of the perks available for bids over $100.

    https://art.boisestate.edu/nplh/theres-no-press-like-home/

    Thank you for your support! — From Kathleen Keys, Chair Department of Art, BSU

  • Pam Slendorn says:

    Theres still time to check out Treasure Valley Artists’ Alliance
    ” Texture This” exhibition, at Boise State Public Radio, 220 E. Parkcenter Blvd, Boise, M-F 9-5
    The show runs through 11-3-17.
    Lots of great work and variety of mediums.
    Go check it out!

  • Pam Slendorn says:

    Here is a local art & craft used supply source to check out:
    Re Use Market
    Their goal is to keep clean, reusable art/craft materials out of the landfill and put them into the hands of artists, crafters. teachers, and others who can repurpose them into imaginative works of art as well as useful personal or household items.
    So if you have art/craft items you want to donate or want to go look for art/craft items you might want go check them out. They have a good variety of things to choose from.
    They are located in the same building as North End Nursery but on the second floor,
    1777 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City
    Thursday – Saturday, 12-5 pm.
    http://www.reusemarket.org, info@reusemarket.org
    Go check it out!

  • Pam Slendorn says:

    Treasure Valley Artists’ Alliance Exhibition
    Call to artists:
    Out of your COMFORT ZONE

    How much change will it take to disturb your comfort?
    Identify the line where your comfort zone ends and your risk with art begins.
    Cross the line and bring your best risk forward.

    All mediums are encouraged to apply

    Submissions begin. 9-22-17
    Deadline for submissions 10-27-17
    Notification of acceptance 10-30-17
    Deliver artwork to BSPR 11-13-17
    Opening reception 11-17-17 5:30 to 8:00 pm
    Closing 1-12-18
    Pick up artwork 1-15-18

    See the prospectus under exhibitions. Any questions email exhibitions@treasurevalleyartistsalliance.org

  • Claire Remsberg says:

    CALL TO ARTISTS – Public Art Opportunity
    Bridging the Source: Arts and Payette Lake
    The City of McCall, Idaho, in partnership with the McCall Arts and Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, is seeking qualified artists or arts educator-fabricator teams to create public art for the newly re-built Lardo Bridge at the outlet of beautiful Payette Lake. The artist(s) will engage the McCall community in an arts-based design process that responds to the lake’s role as primary drinking water source, core of McCall’s tourism economy, and the lake’s ecologic health. The project budget is $50,000. Applications are due October 27, 2017. More information and application instructions can be found at: http://www.mccall.id.us/commitees/PAAC.html

  • CALL FOR ARTISTS:

    Currently taking entries for Art Project Boise’s October exhibit at the Owyhee, based on the theme “NATURE.” This includes all things natural…plants, animals, landscapes, etc.

    Artists may submit up to five works for consideration. Please email photos of your ready-to-hang work with title, medium, price, and dimensions to Candy at beautifuldreamerboise@gmail.com. Please also include your contact info.

    Art Project Boise will handle all sales and will receive 20% of purchase price.

    Deadline to apply: September 22nd
    Artist Notification: September 23rd
    Artwork delivered by artist to The Owyhee: September 28th
    Artwork picked up by artist from The Owyhee: October 26th

  • VIVID Artist Spaces is scheduled to open November 1st in the new Gem Center for the Arts, located at 2417 W. Bank Dr., near Vista and Overland. We still have a few studio spaces left plus an 800sf classroom where you can teach classes! Email us at info@vividartistspaces.org for more information.

  • Len Klikunas says:

    Call for Artists
    Los Angeles Art Association’s 2017 Open Show
    LAAA’s national survey exhibition featuring
    the very best in emerging art.

    Juried by Anna Katz, Assistant Curator at MOCA

    Deadline to submit: Saturday, October 14, 2017
    Open to all artists of all media
    ONLINE SUBMISSION ONLY

    Reception: Saturday, December 16, 2017, 6 – 9pm
    Show Runs: December 16, 2017 – January 12, 2018
    Location: Gallery 825 – 825 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90069
    Deliver Accepted Work: Saturday, December 9, 10 am to 5 pm
    Pick-up Unsold Work: Saturday, January 13, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm

    PS I highly recommend this venue if you have the $50. Len Klikunas

  • Betty Hayzlett says:

    Call for artist: Art Source Gallery, a cooperative art gallery in downtown Boise, is seeking a 3-D artist. The application form and more information about the position are available on the Gallery’s website: http://www.artsourcegallery.com/articles.

  • The PETER S. REED FOUNDATION NY, NY awarded a 2017 artist grant to me.

    I realize many factors lead up to and form the foundation for this kind of incredible (to me) recognition. This is coming at such a crucial point in my development.

    So here’s a big, grateful, thank-you to everyone who knows me and has kindly supported me at TVAA over the years financially and otherwise!

    Best, Len

  • Meg Glasgow says:

    CALL FOR ARTISTS: Finer Frames is now accepting artist submissions for our holiday show
    Fine Art in Miniature and annual gallery review
    Application Deadline is October 6
    Follow this link for application information: http://finerframes.com/call-for-artists-fine-art-in-miniature-holiday-show/

    FINER FRAMES, 164 E State Street | Suite B, Eagle, ID 83616

  • A friend of a friend is looking for an artist who could give them lessons in using the medium of pen and ink. I told her I’d ask around. I hope you are out there! Thanks, Betty

  • The Nampa Art Guild encourages a group of plein aire painters each Wednesday while weather lasts. We visit various sites in and around the Treasure Valley. It is mighty informal. We begin at 8:00 am to beat the heat. We break about 11:30 for lunch and creative critiquing and go back to painting, or . . . There is no charge. You needn’t be a member of the Nampa Art Guild to join us. If interested, get on the list serve by e-mailing Mike Sessions messions9@gmail.com.

    Wednesday the 28 we paint at Wilson Springs in Nampa. Come on down and bring your favorite painting gear and your lunch.
    Mike

  • NAC says:

    A student at the Idaho Arts Charter School is looking for a mentor in the art community in Nampa or in Boise for her senior project next year. She is looking for a practicing artist who has had some experience with selling original artwork, or selling prints, or licensing artwork on various products (stickers, clothing, comics, skate gear, etc.). Do you know anyone who might be willing to mentor a young and very responsible and talented student artist? Please contact Jared Austin (art teacher at Idaho Arts Charter School), at jared.austin@idahoartscharter.org

  • Theresa Burkes says:

    This is a beautiful street mural and will be great fun to paint.

  • Jane Tharpe says:

    VIVID Artist Spaces is gaining momentum, and fast! Come hear what VIVID is all about and how we aim to support working artists in Boise. We’ll discuss ways that you can get involved, as well as how you can be among the first to reserve a studio space in our awesome, well-lit building! Bring a friend or two and come see what the future holds for Boise artists!.

    Wondering WHERE we’re meeting? We’ll be releasing that info soon! Mark your calendars and stay tuned for the big building reveal!

    Follow our page for more updates and info!
    https://www.facebook.com/VIVIDArtistSpaces/

  • Jane Rohling says:

    Hello TVAA members, I am looking for potential illustrators who might be interested in working with me occasionally on interpretive projects. I an an interpretive planner/designer/writer/photographer and much of my work is interpretive trail, scenic byway signage and small exhibit projects related to natural and cultural history, recreation and tourism. I occasionally need an illustrator for projects and the ones I’ve worked with in the past are mostly retired now. So, I’m looking for talent. You must be able to illustrate interpretive text on a variety of subjects with attention to scientific and historical accuracy being very important. Sometimes I might want line art, but usually I will be looking for full-color illustrations (the original artwork could be in a variety of media–acrylic, watercolor, oils, etc.) I’m working on a couple of proposals NOW that have to be submitted very SOON, there may be other opportunities in the future. If you’re interested in learning more, please email me at jrcomarts@gmail.com or call me at 208-938-3529 (home/office). I look forward to finding some great new collaborators!

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