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Artist Registration is Now Open for the annual Eagle Plein Aire Festival & Competition
Expanded 8-day competition
1600 square miles of painting territory in Southwest Idaho
Additional Festival Painting Display Space
Friday’s Artists Welcome Reception
6 Paint Out Locations
Daily Painting Demonstrations
Lectures, Classes & Workshops
Thursday Quick Draw & Concert
Saturday’s Awards Celebration
Read more here: https://www.eaglepleinair.com/artists/artist-registration/
The festival is a Finer Frames event.
Eagle Arts Commission – “Art That’s Small at Eagle City Hall” Call for Artists
“Art That’s Small at Eagle City Hall” is an open exhibition presented by the Eagle Arts Commission (EAC). No art piece is larger than 12″ x 12″ (including the frame). All works deemed acceptable will be exhibited at Eagle City Hall, 660 East Civic Lane, Eagle, Idaho from May 1, 2020 through May 31, 2020. There will be a Reception and Awards Ceremony at Eagle City Hall beginning 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2020.
Deadline for entry is Sunday, March 29, 2020.
For more information visit https://www.cityofeagle.org/502/Calls-for-Artists
CALL FOR ICEHOUSE MURAL PROPOSALS
The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA) is seeking a qualified muralist or collaborative mural
team to create an outdoor mural on the LHUCA campus in Lubbock, TX.
This project is made possible through a Cultural District Project Grant from the Texas Commission for the Arts and
matching funds from individual and cooperate donors. Applications are due March 16, 2020. Selected semi-finalists
will be asked be submit proposed mural renderings by April 10, 2020. Selected artist will install the mural at their
convenience between May 1 – August 1, 2020.
There is no specific theme for this mural. Entries that consider and/or play with the industrial façade of the
building will be given priority.
The mural will be located on the north side of the LHUCA Icehouse Building, 511 Ave J, Lubbock, TX. The exterior
wall is approximately 72’ x 25’. A portion of the wall is covered by three large air ducts.
Artists must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Artists
who have a strong professional profile, experience in
producing exterior public murals, and/or have successfully worked on collaborative projects are encouraged to
apply. Artist teams are welcome to apply.
Artist or artist teams will receive a $10,000 budget. This budget includes: all artist fees and costs associated with
design, travel, site preparation,
mural materials, shipping and transportation of materials, mural protective coating, and any other costs incurred by the artist for this project.
LHUCA will provide needed lifts or scaffolding. LHUCA will also provide up to two weeks of on-site housing for the
artist during mural installation (if the artist is not local).
Please submit the following materials via email, Dropbox, or other cloud file sharing service to: email@example.com
Please include “Mural Proposal” in subject line.
• CV/resume. Teams must submit one CV/resume per team member.
• Letter of Interest, up to 1000 words. Applicants should briefly describe their interest in the project and
include a brief description of their proposed concept/idea for the project.
• Three (3) to five (5) images (two to three views of each piece for a total of 10 images max) of previously
completed work that demonstrates an ability to design, create, and paint large scale, outdoor murals.
• Optional. Artists may include up to three (3) selections of support materials such as reviews, news articles,
professional references, and other related information.
MY ARTREPRENEUR PROGRAM
Southwest Idaho Cohort
Limited space available – Last chance to register!
To help artists build a sustainable life in the arts, the Idaho Commission on the Arts offers My Artrepreneur Program™, an art-centered business development program taught by working artists. Registration is open for the 2020 Artrepreneur course to be held in Boise at the new Center for Visual Arts on the BSU campus. Artists attend four workshops over a period of six months.
Workshop 1 – March 14 & 15, 2020
Workshop 2 – May 16 & 17, 2020
Workshop 3 – July 18 & 19, 2020
Workshop 4 – September 19 & 20, 2020
Gallery Fifty-Five in McCall has openings for 2D and 3D artists. Enjoy being part of a community of regional artists. Learn more and apply at galleryfiftyfive.com.
The Gem Center for the Arts is a wonderfully unique building that houses artist studios, a black box theater, a dance studio, the Lounge at the End of the Universe, and a variety of office spaces.
We currently have two vacant art studios available on the third floor. One is a 150 square foot studio featuring a large window with southern light and rents for $300 per month. The other is 600 square feet with large windows facing east and north and rents for $1000 per month. Three other studios of varying size and price will also be opening up in February. All studios include utilities, wifi, and free parking. This floor also features two large work sinks, a community kitchenette, and wall space in communal areas to hang your work.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a great group of creatives, in a community that has amazing energy and a real desire to help each other succeed.
Please call or email Toni Hagen (208-991-0984 ext. 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to schedule a tour and see if The Gem Center for the Arts is a good fit for you. http://WWW.GemCenterForTheArts.com
The Gallery at Finer Frames is offering art classes: Art classes are starting soon in our brand new space.
We are offering a variety of classes designed to educated and entertain. From drawing and fun paint nights to more in depth oil painting, we’ve got something to inspire your creativity.
Paint Night: Ocean Winescape
Composition for Landscape Painting
How to Paint Trees
Paint Night: Night Sky
Check out the detailed descriptions at http://www.finerframes.com
REGISTER ONLINE HERE: https://squareup.com/store/FinerFrames/
See something you like? You can register online now to hold your spot. Space is very limited, so sign up today.
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