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Saturday, November 26, 2011
Sakuraba Gallery - 2012 International Art Competition
Sakuraba Gallery, located in Sendai, Japan, announces their 2012 International art competition to recognize the best artists from outside of Japan. The artists that are selected to exhibit will be brought to Japan from their home country to attend the opening reception. Airfare, cost of hotel stay for up to ten days, and a small group tour of Sendai are included. Meals and spending money are not provided.
The opening reception will be held on Saturday February 4th, 2011 at 19:00. The exhibition will be open from that day until April 1st 2012. Entry fee is $30 USD to submit up to 3 works of art. For link to online entries and more information: http://www.sakurabagallery.info/international-art-competition.php or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Drop off work: earliest day on Saturday Nov 26, 2011 from 1 to 7 p.m. and latest is Thursday Dec 1st from 1 p.m. to 7p.m. at Gallery 218 W. Jackson Street in Harlingen Texas 78550. Contact Ben Varela at 956 457-4093 or anna Varela at 956- 457-9401. or leave message at 956-262-1762.
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Time Thursday, November 17 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location D' Lord en el " Sunrise Mall" Brownsville
Created By Joaquin Garcia Quintana
Press Release For Immediate Release
The Brownsville Historical Association is calling all artists for submissions to the 4th Annual Virgen de Guadalupe Exhibit.
Brownsville, October 2011 - The Brownsville Historical Association is calling upon area artists to participate in the 4th Annual Virgen de Guadalupe exhibit, guest curated by Luis Contreras II. This year's exhibit is entitled, Rosas de Castilla en Diciembre/ Castillian Roses in December, commemorates the wondrous legend of the Virgen de Guadalupe's appearance to Juan Diego in Tepeyac.
On December 9. 1531, a dark-skinned lady appeared to Juan Diego at a place where his people worshiped an Aztec Mother Goddess. The Lady told Juan to go to the Bishop to request that a church be built. The bishop demanded a sign.
Three days later, the Lady appeared again, instructing Juan to offer the bishop a bouquet of Castillian Roses that were miraculously blooming from the barren hilltop in December. Juan wrapped the blooms in his apron. Upon opening the tilma for the bishop, the roses dropped to the ground and a perfect image of the Lady appeared in the garment.
Her story is centuries old, but her endless promise of peace, love, and compassion continues to inspire.
For the exhibition, we are seeking submissions from artists with an historical and/ or creative representation of the Virgen de Guadalupe. Works can stem from a traditional standpoint or a conceptual basis. They should reflect the culture, identity, and honor specific to the celebration of our Lady. Submissions can be in the form of visual art: paintings, drawings, watercolor, prints, photography, sculpture, ceramics, glass, jewelry, writings, and poems.
All submissions will be considered regardless of the artist's location, however, artists are responsible for dropping off and picking up, or shipping their work o the BHA. Any work not picked up by by the designated date will become property of the BHA. The number of works permitted depends on scale and the number of participating artists. All work should include the artist's name and contact information. Artwork should be clean and in presentable condition, framed and ready for hanging. All work should include the following information:
Title of Artwork
Send or drop off artwork at:
Historic Alonso Building
510 E. Saint Charles Street
Brownsville, TX 78520
956-541-5560 or 956-554-4965
Dates for Drop off:
Tuesday, November 15: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 16 - Saturday, November 19: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pick up dates:
Tuesday, January 17: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 18 - Saturday, January 21: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday, November 07, 2011
COME CELEBRATE "THE ART OF BROWNSVILLE BLOG" 8yr ANNIVERSARY - NOV. 19 - 6PM TO 10PM AT THE ART FACTORY
1 HR OPEN LOCAL ART DISCUSSION: 5PM - 6PM
Please join me Saturday - Nov. 19th 6pm to 10pm for The Art of Brownsville - A BLOG ABOUT LOCAL ART - 8yr Anniversary Party, Art Exhibit AND OPEN MIC POETRY..at The Art Factory/Imagenes Art Studio - 2300 Coffee Port Rd..Brownsville Texas 78521 . Contact: 956-574-0088 . All artists welcome to participate..... Come and continue to support the local art blog and local art.... Many thanks...
1HR OPEN ART DISCUSSION:5PM TO 6PM
"I THINK IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE WHAT LOCAL ART IS AND WHAT HAS INFLUENCED IT UP UNTIL NOW, I THINK IF WE DO THE SAME IN THE NEAR FUTURE WE CAN PERHAPS LEARN THE NATURE OF ITS EVOLUTION....." GT
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