Wednesday, June 30, 2010

People are Strange the Doors

Call for Artists Florida

Eligibility of Submissions Exhibition at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum is open to any artist or collaborative of artists submitting original works of art or design created within the past three years. Professionals in ALL disciplines are encouraged to submit.

Media: Open to any media including but by no means limited to traditional drawing, glass, printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, painting, installation, etc.

Submission Format All entries must be submitted digitally via CD. Images must be saved as JPEGS. The CD itself should be clearly labeled with your contact information: name, address, phone number, and email address. Also include artist statement and resume. Please note that CDs will not be returned and will become the property of the Ormond Memorial Art Museum.

Shipping The artist is responsible for shipping costs to and from the Museum. Call tags for returning artwork should be prearranged by the artist. Specific shipping and labeling details will be included upon notification of accepted entries.

Exhibition Selection Process: Artists will be notified electronically of receipt of materials. The OMAM exhibition selection committee meets annually or biannually to select artists for future shows. Artists will be notified in writing upon selection by committee. No materials will be returned. We look forward to viewing your submission.
Submit by mail to: Exhibition Committee, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, 78 East Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL 32176.

Contact Info

Name: Katie Reinhardt
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Call for Artists- Art Consulting Houston

Date Posted: 03/17/10
Organization: Betz Art Gallery
City: Houston

Call to Artists -  Betz Gallery is currently seeking artists for art consulting purposes. Interested artists should submit via email to:
 At this time we would prefer only paintings on canvas, stretched and unframed, ceramics, glass, plexi-glass and sculpture in metal. We are currently not looking for photography or paintings on paper. The art consulting is directed to corporate clients.

Send us a total of 3 images, name, title, sizes, prices, and medium.
We will also need the following contact information: Phone, email and website. Betz Art Gallery 1208 West Gray Houston, Texas 77019

Contact Info

Name: Elizabeth Cencini
Phone: 832-671-3826
Disclaimer: assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or outcome of any classified listing. Please do not contact regarding any of the classified listings above.

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown
October 9 & 10, 2010
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday & 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
Admission is $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under.
The downtown skyline serves as a dramatic backdrop for art, music, dance, and interactive activities at the Bayou City Art Festival Downtown.

The annual, juried, fine art event boasts a stress-free outdoor gallery brimming with 300 artists working in 19 artistic media. Adding to the festive outdoor gallery are wine cafés, the interactive Capital One Creative Zone for children, restaurants, and a performing arts stage with on-going multicultural musical and dance entertainment presented by The Houston Arts Alliance.

The festival is showcased in front of City Hall and around Hermann Square on the streets of Walker, Bagby,and McKinney, as well as Sam Houston Park.For more information about the Bayou City Art Festival Downtown, please contact the Art Colony Association

Artist Interview: Jeanette Curry

What is your name: Jeanette Curry

Do you have a formal art education or are you a self taught artist: I attended Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas to learn photography, it was in the advanced classes that I was shown the art of handcoloring black and white photographs. After that it was self taught, I began to experiment with different papers, and techniques.

What is the style of your pieces: I have two series, "Walk with Me" and "A Brush with the Past." "Walk with Me" is places someone might like to walk together, such as stepping stones, bridges, pathways. "A Brush with the Past" is the more rustic ones that are usually antiques, or settings from the past.

What is the medium in which you work: Black and white
photography, oil, pencils, then I have it digitally enhanced and printed onto canvas, and then I handcolor more as needed.

What started you on your path as an artist: When my son got married about 13 years ago the photographer messed up the pictures (no head on the bride, flash didn't work, etc.) My photos saved the day.  I decided to go to college to learn photography.

What is one of the most important things that art has brought to your life: It has brought me closer to my husband because he is so supportive of what I do, we travel together in search of the perfect pictures.

What is your favorite genre of art besides the one you work in: I love making things from found objects, and also Altered Art and collages.

Do you have art showings, and if so what are they typically like: Yes, I have had several, I usually show for one month. I will usually have either an opening reception, or sometimes a closing one, or both.

Do you have a certain set of clothes you make art in: I wear whatever is comfortable, usually a stained tee shirt and shorts.

What has been the most frustrating part of being an artist? Marketing

What is your favorite sandwich of all time: BBQ

Has this year brought about any changes in your work, and if so what are they: yes, finally I have a website I also have made use of FB with a page called rustic brush collection, and rustic brush.

Who is your favorite artist alive or dead: Frida Kahlo

What is the most moving piece of artwork that you have seen in person: several at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in N.Y.

Do you have any animals, and what do they think of your work: sorry, I don't have any.

Do you have any upcoming exhibitions you would like to share with us: Yes, I will be showing this August at the Renner Frankford Library for the entire month. I don't have a firm date for a reception yet. (I should have that next week).

Artist Interview: Ray Sikes

What is your name: Ray Sikes

Do you have a formal art education or are you a self taught artist: I have an M.A. in design and a BFA in painting and drawing

What is the style of your pieces: figurative abstraction

What is the medium in which you work: oil on canvas, wood or leather

What started you on your path as an artist: I do not remember, but I do remember taking private drawing lessons when I was in grade school

What is one of the most important things that art has brought to your life: a sense of peace, satisfaction and completion

What is your favorite genre of art besides the one you work in: sculpture

Do you have art showings, and if so what are they typically like: I do and they have been in educational institutions and private galleries.

Do you have a certain set of clothes you make art in: Well, since I paint with oil paints, I wear old jeans and a shirt, but I also have an painters apron.

What has been the most frustrating part of being an artist? Since I still work as a gallery director for an educational institution, finding time to be in my studio is very hard.

What is your favorite sandwich of all time: liverwurst on rye with mayo and red onions with a nice cold beer on the side

Has this year brought about any changes in your work, and if so what are they: Yes, I am moving into a much loser mode of stretching and framing my work. I used to do stretcher bars and canvas in squares and rectangles with frames, but now my surfaces on somewhat free form and the frame and stretcher bar have merged into one piece. In my last set of paintings, I found tree branches, tied them together with leather and stretched my free form canvas between them.

Who is your favorite artist alive or dead: Toulouse-Lautrec

What is the most moving piece of artwork that you have seen in person: The stage sets for and the drama of the House of Atreus at the Tyron Guthrie Playhouse in Minneapolis.

Do you have any animals, and what do they think of your work: I have no animals.

Do you have any upcoming exhibitions you would like to share with us: I will have an exhibition of my work at the Pearce Civil War and Western Art Museum in Corsicana, TX in October.

Deep Ellum Outdoor Market Dallas Texas

Brandon Castillo
(972) 898-9227

The Deep Ellum Outdoor Market is a monthly event that showcases local talent and promotes local businesses in Dallas' historic arts district.  The Market will provide Deep Ellum with a venue for local artists and musicians to expose their talent, for local businesses to promote their services, and for bars and restaurants in the area to entertain more people.

At the Market, visitors will find one-of-a-kind, handcrafted wares from local Etsy crafters and independent artists.  Musicians from all over the Metroplex will take the stage in the tradition of the neighborhood's past.  Deep Ellum based businesses will be showing that diverse enterprises are able to thrive east of Downtown Dallas.  Visitors will also enjoy food and drink specials at bars and restaurants well within walking distance of the Outdoor Market. 

The first Deep Ellum Outdoor Market will be July 17, 2010 from 11am-5pm under the covered parking lot behind Cafe Brazil at the intersection of Elm St. and Malcolm X Blvd.  The Market is easily accessible from the Baylor University Medical Center Station of DART's Green Line.  Visitors will be eligible for neighborhood specials by checking in at the Market and getting a stamp on the hand.  The deadline for booth space registration is July 9th. 

See website for more info and contact details:,

Art Opening Oxide Gallery Denton Texas

Artist Interview: Joey Seeman

What is your name:
Joey Seeman

Do you have a formal art education or are you a self taught artist:

I'm mostly self-taught

What is the style of your pieces:
I consider them to be both Pop and Contemporary

What is the medium in which you work:
I use acrylics and ink on wood panels

What started you on your path as an artist:
I've been creating art since I was in 7th grade, but my style really gelled around 1992 when I moved to South Beach and was exposed to some of the artists working there.

What is one of the most important things that art has brought to your life:
Art has given me a purpose and direction. It keeps me off the streets!

What is your favorite genre of art besides the one you work in:
Right now I'd have to say that artist working on vinyl toys and figures are my favorite.

Do you have art showings, and if so what are they typically like:
I've had 4 shows this year! My shows are typically a mix of interesting looking people, curiosity seekers and snooty art-types.

Do you have a certain set of clothes you make art in:
Not really, no.

What has been the most frustrating part of being an artist?
I think what frustrates me most is that Dallas doesn't truly embrace it's own art scene. Look at the Dallas Observer for example; there's no gallery listings or support of the arts at all in their pages anymore. There's a good number of talented artists working here, but very little coverage of their exhibits. (We will cover any event you want us too-- and we list calls to artists every day -- check the right side of the page)

What is your favorite sandwich of all time:
Rueben from Wolf's Deli, NYC.

Has this year brought about any changes in your work, and if so what are they:
I've refined my style and produced a lot more than usual this year. I think I've finally hit my groove.

Who is your favorite artist alive or dead:
I'll take one of each. Michael Hussar is my favorite living painter. For the non-living, I'd have to pick Tomata du Plenty who was my early mentor, if it wasn't for him, I wouldn't be doing this.

What is the most moving piece of artwork that you have seen in person:
Anselm Kieffer at the Modern in Fort Worth.

Do you have any animals, and what do they think of your work:

Do you have any upcoming exhibitions you would like to share with us:
This Friday, July 2nd in Austin, TX at Rio Rita's I'll be debuting my Cholas Por Vida series. And my Rock n' Roll Fantasy show will be on view at Dear Clark Studios on McKinney through September 9th.

The ArtCenter/South Florida. Call for Exhibition Proposals

The ArtCenter/South Florida. Call for Exhibition Proposals
The ArtCenter/South Florida is interested in receiving Exhibition proposals. We are most likely to accept proposals that address the exploration of traditional or experimental genres and media, aesthetic or contextual commonalities, or community dialogue. A panel of art professionals reviews proposals biannually. Please note the annual deadlines on April 1st and September 1st.

If interested in submitting an Exhibition proposal please, print, complete and return the Exhibitions Application (Microsoft Word format) to:

ArtCenter/South Florida
924 Lincoln Road, Suite 205
Miami Beach, FL 33139.

What kind of support is available?
  • A four to five week exhibition space in the 800 Lincoln Road Gallery
  • Gallery management
  • Maintenance of physical plant
  • Design, printing and distribution of an exhibition invitation
  • Exhibition listings mailed to ARTCENTER’s mailing list
  • Installation assistance
  • Distribution of press materials to ARTCENTER’s media list
  • Design, printing and distribution of exhibition support materials
Note:  AC/SF will take 10% of sales made through our Lincoln Road Gallery by non- resident artists.
ArtCenter depends on the active participation of our community to help us provide all too important outreach, Education and public programming. Learn more about volunteer opportunities at ArtCenter by calling 305.674.8278

The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery calls for Florida Artists

The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery calls for Florida Artists

Deadline: July 23rd, 2010.

The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery in Melbourne, Florida announces the 5th annual 100% Pure Florida juried exhibition. Open to all 2-D and 3-D artists 18 years and older, living and working in Florida. All subject matter welcome. Monetary awards given and a solo exhibition.

The application deadline is Tuesday, July 23rd, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. and the show opens September 3rd, 2010. For the prospectus visit the website: For questions, contact the gallery at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 321.259.8261.

Fifth Avenue Art Gallery

Bakehouse Art Complex Call to Artists

Bakehouse Art Complex Call to Artists

Deadline: October 1st, 2010.

The Bakehouse Art Complex is calling artists to participate in a juried exhibition during December 2010. ¡SIN! is a national juried exhibition of original work inspired by a traditional concept of human transgressions: Lust, envy, gluttony, sloth, greed, wrath and pride. Submissions must be postmarked by October 1st, 2010.

Extraordinary Jurors as for Greed: Silvia Karman Cubiñá, Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Bass Museum of Art; for Lust: Brian Dursum, Executive Director and Curator, Lowe Art Museum; for Envy: Jeremy Chestler, Executive Director, Art Center of South Florida; for Gluttony: Bonnie Clearwater, Executive Director & Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miam; for Wratch: Carol Damian, Professor + Director and Chief Curator, Frost Art Museum, among others.

Bakehouse Art Complex
561 NW 32nd Street
Miami, FL 33127
305 576 2828

Call to Arts TEDxSMU Dallas

Deadline for Submissions: Friday, July 9, 2010, 5:00 PM CDT
Starting Now! TEDxSMU is issuing a Request for Proposals for artists/artist teams interested in being a creative catalyst at TEDxSMU 2010. Open to artists, architects and designers of all types, we invite you to send us your ideas for a performance, installation or interactive-based project that will open our imaginations and create a dialogue between our two signature events: TEDxKids @SMU on Oct. 15, 2010 and TEDxSMU on Oct. 16, 2010.

Overview and Project Goals
TEDxSMU is currently planning its second series of ideas conferences around the theme “Starting Now.” The conferences incorporate dynamic and passionate presentations across a range of topics, this year centered on issues related to human survival. Creative performances, robust breaks and an energetic audience add to the mix that makes these events unique.
This year’s conferences will take place at Dallas’ new Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre – on the one year anniversary of its opening. TEDxKids @SMU is a half-day conference for 7th and 8th grade students (approximately 400 students + chaperones, speakers and sponsors), and TEDxSMU is a full day conference for attendees who have gone through an application process to be admitted.
One of the primary goals of the conference is to spark conversations about important ideas or issues. The organization’s steering committee firmly believes in the importance of creativity and creative expression as a driver for new ideas and innovation. As an extension of that belief, we have committed to commissioning a local North Texas artist or artist collaborative to create a piece to engage the audience at the Dallas TEDx events.

Artists are asked to propose projects that will be fully unveiled at the events on October 15-16, 2010; however, we will consider projects that have a visibility element leading up to the event and, if part of the selected project, will work with the artist to find an appropriate location. In keeping with the nature of this project, TEDxSMU encourages innovation and experimentation. Proposals are sought for three categories: interactive/community engagement, large scale temporary installation, and performance [artists can propose any combination of the three, however must only submit under one category].
Artists are particularly encouraged to consider projects that allow the audiences of the two separate events to “speak” to each other or somehow create dialogue between the two events.

Eligible artists must be 18 years or older and reside within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Please Note: The selected artists/artist teams must be available to begin design work immediately (early August 2010) and complete the work for installation in mid-October. Artists/artist teams must also be available to manage installation on the artwork on October 14, 2010 and de-installation on October 16, 2010 following the conclusion of the TEDx conference.

The project limit for the winning proposal is $7,500. In addition there will be a $1,500 honorarium. Budgets should include design, fabrication, installation, structural drawings, engineering, insurance requirements, and documentation.

Date Pending
Artist Information Session in Early June. Check for updates.
July 9th
Application Deadline
July 23rd
Selected Artist(s) Notified
July 27th
Public Unveiling of Selected Project at TEDxSMU Salon
Early August
Meeting with Artist(s) to Establish Site and Budget
October 14th
Project Installation
8a-10p, Wyly Theatre
Note: it may be possible install on October 13th if needed
October 15th-16th
October 16th
De-installation + Strike
6-10p, Wyly Theatre

Publicity Support
TEDxSMU will promote the artist(s) on its website, in print materials, media releases and public efforts. Selected artist will be expected to cooperate in publicity and media opportunities.

Site conditions vary, including access to electricity, lighting and water. Projects must receive pre-approval by TEDxSMU and the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Any modifications (painting or construction) made by artists must be approved by TEDxSMU and the AT&T Performing Arts Center in advance, and must be removed upon completion of the installation period. The site must not be permanently changed, altered or damaged due to the installation, and liability for reasonably foreseeable and preventable damages to the property will be the sole responsibility of the artist.
We encourage you to visit the Wyly Theatre during our Artist Information Session and explore different possible sites for your specific idea. Suggested potential locations include:
  • Front Plaza
  • Lobby
  • Patron Lounge
  • Studio Theatre
  • Education Center
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Sky Lounge
  • On-stage
  • Elevators
  • Stairwell
(Some images are available at

Selection Criteria
Proposals will be reviewed by a jury composed of a maximum of three members from the community, including but not limited to artists, museum professionals, designers, architects, art educators, public art administrators, and art conservators. In order to be considered the artist must deliver a complete application with all the required components. Selection criteria will be based on:
  • Composition / Design / Degree of Difficulty
  • Technical skills and ability to complete the proposed project if selected
  • Content
  • Overall impression
New works commissioned by TEDxSMU require that TEDxSMU be listed as the commissioning organization.
Names and jury biographies will be posted on as soon as they are confirmed.
TEDxSMU is focused on creating a low-impact event. While not required, judges will take into account proposals that demonstrate thoughtful and conscientious attention to resource use and sourcing.

Submission Requirements
The following parts of the application are REQUIRED parts of the TEDxSMU proposal process and must be included with all proposals in order to be considered. (If you are proposing more than one project complete one form for each proposal).
Help us create a paperless process! All submissions must be digital. Thank you for your support in this initiative.
  1. 1. Online Application Components:
    1. Online Application Form: Please complete the online application at
    2.  Itemized Budget: Please include a detailed, itemized budget based on the amount of money required to complete your proposal based on the online application format. Budget should include, where applicable: artist fees; all supplies and materials; equipment rental; labor (in both the creation of the project and in the installation and strike. Volunteers may be requested, but should not supplant the minimal number of individuals needed to complete the installation); technical support (lighting, sound, projection, etc.) and crew; workshop expenses; transportation. NOTE: TEDxSMU does not pay for administrative expenses, capital expenses (purchase of equipment) or insurance. (TEDxSMU provides General Public Liability Event Insurance.)
    3. Professional References: Please provide the names and contact information of three individuals with whom you have worked or who have commissioned your work in the past. Actual letters of reference are not required.
  2. Additional Materials for Upload through YouSendIt:
    1. Letter of Interest: Please describe your interest in this project and general approach to an artwork installation of this type, describing your proposed project or performance concept under the chosen category, and prioritized listing of preferred locations. Include an approximate set-up and strike schedule for your proposal that must fit within allotted time-line of set-up from 8am – 10pm on October 14th, and strike from 6pm-10pm on October 16th. Also include any additional site needs such as electricity. Entire letter should be no longer than one (1) typed page. Please save as a PDF and use the following naming convention: “[Artist Name] – LOI.pdf.”
    2. Professional Resume: Please provide your resume or outline your experience as an artist (no longer than two (2) typed pages). In the case of a team application, please include resumes for each team member. The file should be named with the following convention: “[Artist Name] – Resume.pdf.”
    3. Images of Proposed Work for this Project: Please provide 1 – 5 images of your proposed concept for this project, as hand-drawn or digitally created rendering, in digital format (.pdf). If you wish to send QuickTime movies or web sites, please list web site links in your PDF file. Movie clips must not be more than three minutes each. Please keep total size for the PDF presentation under 2 MB, or it will not be viewed. The file should be named with the following convention: “[Artist Name] – Proposed Work.pdf.”
    4. Digital Images of Past Work: Please provide up to 10 digital images of past work saved as one PDF file, with images in priority order of desired presentation. Each page must include (at minimum) the artist’s name, title of the work, medium and size. Additional information, if applicable, could include site, commissioning person or agency, and budget. Installations or 3- dimensional work may be illustrated by multiple images. Please keep formatting simple and do not include fancy fonts, colors, transitions, sound or other “extras.” Please keep total size for the PDF presentation under 2 MB, or it will not be viewed. The file should be named with the following convention: “[Artist Name] – Past Work.pdf.”
Important Instructions
  • Applications received after 5:00 pm on July 9, 2010 will not be considered.
  • Artists are encouraged to be adventurous, try new forms and further their own creative process for audience members who come with fresh expectations, eager to experience something out of the ordinary.
YouSendIt Upload Instructions
ALL files must be zipped into one master file and uploaded to the TEDxSMU dropbox on YouSendIt. Folders cannot be sent directly to a Dropbox. You will need to compress/zip the folder first in order to send multiple files within a folder.
To create a zip file on a Windows computer:
  1. Right-click on the file (or multiple-selected files) or folder you want to compress, scroll down and select Send To, you should then see the Compressed (zipped) Folder option.
    1. To select a consecutive group of files or folders, click the first item, hold down the SHIFT key, and then click the last item
    2. To select a consecutive group of files or folders without using the keyboard, drag the mouse pointer to create a selection around the outside of all the items you want to include
    3. To select nonconsecutive files or folders, hold down CTRL, and then click each item you want to select
  2. This will create a zip/compressed version of the file(s) or folder(s) in the same folder
  3. Original files or folders will not be changed
  4. You may now send the zip file through YouSendIt
To compress (archive) files or folders in Mac OS:
  1. Control-click or right-click on the file or folder (or multiple-selected files or folders) to be compressed (zipped)
  2. On the pop-up menu, click Create Archive of “file name” (or Compress “file name” depending on your MacOS version).
  3. A zip-format compressed archive of the selected files or folders will be created on the desktop
  4. Original files or folders will not be changed
  5. You may now send the zip file through YouSendIt
After zipping, you will upload the zip archive to the TEDxSMU Dropbox at Please name your zip file “[Artist Name] – 2010”
PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Friday, July 9, 2010, 5pm CDT
All proposals must be submitted by 5pm on July 9. Faxed, emailed or incomplete proposals will not be accepted.

If you would like to discuss your proposal prior to submission, please attend the information session (date, location and time TBD – will be released on as soon as confirmed) or contact Tiana Lightfoot Svendsen at 214.768.3050 or e-mail

Bringing together ideas and interesting people from around the world and around the corner, TEDxSMU and TEDxKids @SMU are single-day conferences in Dallas, TX. Now in its second year, TEDxSMU is jointly produced by Southern Methodist University and the Idea Fund of the Communities Foundation of Texas. Both 2010 events – TEDxKids @SMU on October 15th and TEDxSMU on October 16th – will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.
TEDxKids @SMU (the first TEDx event designed for students) hosts 350 7th-8th grade students for a free four hour conference, in exchange for completing four hours of community service. The 550 TEDxSMU attendees must apply and be selected in order to participate in the full-day conference. More information at

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TED
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The annual TED Conference takes place in Long Beach, California, with simulcast in Palm Springs; TEDGlobal is held each year in Oxford, UK. TED’s media initiatives include, where new TEDTalks are posted daily, and the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as the ability for any TEDTalk to be translated by volunteers worldwide.

TED has established the annual TEDPrize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world are given the opportunity to put their wishes into action; TEDx, which offers individuals or groups a way to host local, self-organized events around the world, and the TEDFellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.
TEDGlobal 2010, “And Now the Good News,” will be held July 13-16, 2010, in Oxford, UK. TED2011, “The Rediscovery of Wonder,” will be held February 28 – March 4, 2011, in Long Beach, California, with the TEDActive simulcast in Palm Springs, California.

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  1. Thank you for posting this! We have our date for the Artist Information Session. It’s this coming Tuesday, June 1 at 6:00 at the Wyly Theatre on Flora Street in Downtown Dallas. Street parking or paid-lot parking is available.

Art Below London

Art Below / Art Barter Collaboration in Berlin
Art Below have just launched their latest public art campaign in the German capital of Berlin, this time in collaboration with the unique and revolutionary group Art Barter.
Revolutionary, resourceful and truly avant-garde in spirit, Art Barter and Art Below have, in each other, found their perfect playmate. Art Barter boasts a fresh, engaging approach to the sometime elitist art world, proving that Art can be a resource that money cannot buy.
On 24th June we kicked off with Art Barter’s exclusive Alexanderplatz launch party followed by Art Below’s 2 week long exhibition on 10 public pillars displaying Berlin’s hottest established and emerging artists, including Jonathan Monk, Jason Dodge and Uwe Henneken.
Co-inciding beautifully with Berlin’s 6th Biennale for Contemporary Art, this summer promises to only further establish the city’s reputation as a creative melting pot.
For further info about Art Barter see
Art Below / Hospital Club 'Open Kimono' competition
winner announced.

 Elosie Fornieles is the latest winner of the Art Below / Hospital Club Collaboration baed on the theme of 'Open Kimono'. v. phr. to expose or reveal secrets or proprietary information. 
Eloise Fornieles is an Anglo-Argentine artist represented by Paradise Row gallery. After a BA in Fine Art at Kingston University, Fornieles graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2006 with an MFA in Fine Art Media.
Her work engages with human interaction, intimacy and the relationship between beauty and violence, using photography and video as an extension of her work in performance and installation.

 Jonathan Monk / Jason Dodge / Uwe Henneken / John Isaacs / Sadane Afif / Evgeni Dybsky / Wolfgang Ganter / Yudi Noor / Sophie Holstein / Stefan Rinck / Haralampi Oroschakoff /  Ilona Kalnoky / Charlotte Duale/ Stephan Balleux / Melissa Frost / Isabelle Graeff / John Kleckner /
Alejandro Moncada / Sergio Roger / Yukiko Terada / Clemence Seilles /  Ludwig Kreutzer  / Jeremy Shaw.
Eloise Fornieles: Winner of Art Below / Hospital Club Collaboration.  Displaying at London Bridge
BandiWork Displaying at Angel, Bond Street, Old Street, Sloane Square
Nicolas Ruston Winner of The Art Below / Sovereign Challenge at Bond Street, Central Line platform, Eastbound
Amanda Holiday at London Bridge, Northern Line platform, Southbound
Susan Hemming at Sloane Square, District Line Platform, Eastbound
DON at Angel Station, Northern Line Platform, Northbound
Rebecca Fontaine Wolf at South Kensington Station
Johan Andersson at Bond Street Station
BandiWork at South Kensington and Sloane Square Station
4 Corners Film at Old Street Station
Institute of Polish Culture at South Kensington Station

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Art Below continue to run internships for students and graduates. To apply please contact with covering letter and CV

Prophecy by Johan Andersson presents Swedish artist Johan Andersson's debut solo show. Central Saint Martin's graduate Johan Andersson's, who was identified as one of the Independent's top 20 graduates of 2008, will be exhibiting selected works in his debut  London solo show at the new Gallery, 12a Vyner Street, London E2.

Countless faces. Infinite eyes. Walking past. Unnoticed.

The title for Johan Andersson's debut solo show 'Prophecy', from the Greek 'prophetia', defines the belief that divine inspiration can stir revelations.

ONSHOW at Battersea
Three artists with the best and most recent of their paintings and drawings from Devon. Keiron Leach, Creydi Nevill, Ed Crumpton. The first London exhibition of this unusual and diverse collaborative touring group.
Acquire Arts Gallery, 155 Battersea Park Road, London. SW8 4BU.
Exhibition runs Mon 9th - Wed 18th August 2010. 10:30-6pm. Mon to Sat. Free.
For images, links and video clips see
Our Shoot Nations project, celebrating it's 5th anniversary, is live this week - it's a photography project where we give young people (aged 11 to 25) a voice for expression on this year's global theme of CITY LIFE/urbanisation which are then presented to the highest form of government, the United Nations in a ceremony in New York in August.

The project includes a photography competition element, exhibitions and workshops in seven global cities, including a two month long exhibition in the lobby of the United Nations secretariat building in New York for two months starting in August.

The UK winner of the competition will receive an all expenses paid trip to New York to present winning and commended photos to the United Nations on International Youth Day, August 12. There are other prizes for global winners too!

In particular, we are trying to encourage participation in the photography competition element at the moment which closes on 28 July - I must stress, it's a very inclusive project and is aimed at everybody, not just photographers, but especially photographers..
We are encouraging anyone and everyone to use photography as a tool for expression and communication.

You can see the commended list so far here -
Thank you.


Rodney Graham
Painter, Poet, Lighthouse Keeper
23 June – 31 July 2010
52 – 54 Bell Street
Painter, Poet, Lighthouse Keeper presents a series of new works, created by Rodney Graham specifically for Lisson Gallery. One of the most original and influential artists of his generation, Graham has constructed a complex and articulate practice which operates through systems of quotation, reference, adaptation and inscription from other works or authors. Here the artist draws from sources as diverse as structural film, Mallarmé's poetry, British zombie movies, and 19th century French military painting to create a kaleidoscopic exhibition combining works in photography, film and painting.
Exhibition Facts

Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 11am-5pm
Location: 52-54 Bell Street, London, NW1 5DA
Tel: + 44(0)20 7724 2739


Jonathan Monk and Douglas Gordon
Double Act Repeated
23 June – 31 July 2010
29 Bell Street

Lisson Gallery is proud to present a new exhibition by Jonathan Monk and Douglas Gordon. Double Act Repeated is a collaborative project comprised of four films, an opening-night performance and a series of new works created specifically for the exhibition. As artists Monk and Gordon share an interest in exploring the creative act as an intuitive process rooted in the history of Conceptual Art. As friends they share a passion for found images, football, word-play and the belief that the best ideas are generated around the dining table.

About the artists:
Jonathan Monk (1969, Leicester) and Douglas Gordon (1966, Glasgow) met for the first time in 1990 when both were studying fine art in Glasgow. There first meeting either took place at back-stage at a Miles Davis concert or while watching England lose to Germany on penalties.

The films formed the basis of an exhibition at the Fondazione Morra Greco in Naples in 2009 and are presented in London for the first time.
Exhibition Facts

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm, Saturday 11am - 5pm
Location: 29 Bell Street, London, NW1 5DA
Tel: + 44(0)20 7724 2739

Show and Tell Films presents Blender (supported by New Media Age)

Date/ Time/ Place: 30th June, 7pm, The Queen of Hoxton

Guest Speaker Line Up:
Peter Buckingham (Head of Distribution, UK Film Council)
Jen Topping (New Media Commissioning Manager, Channel 4)
Thomas Benski (Managing Director, Pulse Films)
Matt Hunt (Managing Director, Joost Video Network part of Adconion Media Group)
Paul Simonet (European Creative Strategy Director, Imagination)
The event will be chaired by Nic Howell (Deputy and Features Editor, New Media Age)

Agenda: A panel discussion about the convergence of the media industries with Q and A, rooftop networking, free stuff and prizes. With essential learning and networking this event is a must for anyone working in Film, TV, Digital Media and Advertising.

Tickets: £25. There are only 150 places at this event, so book early to avoid disappointment. To buy tickets visit the Show and Tell website

More info: You can find more info including the full agenda for the talk and speaker biogs
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