I created a still life of oranges on a green velvety material draped over a tabletop. This setup was inside a black box with a warm light bulb spotlight inserted into a open on one side. Sun Kissed is a 8.5″ x 10.5″ pastel painting of a orange and orange slices. I used hard pastels, variety of soft pastels, and pastel pencils on a gridded grey pastelmat paper.
Arte Laguna Prize is the international competition, with international jurors, dedicated to visual arts and design that gives artists the opportunity to join a large network of collaborations, get free visibility and sell their works on the online platform artelaguna.world, win a cash prize of € 10,000, exhibit in Venice (Italy) at the Arsenale Nord.
The Prize is open to the following artistic disciplines:
painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art and short films, performance, digital art, digital graphics and cartoon, environmental and land art, urban art and street art, art design.
THE INTERNATIONAL JURY
The jury is composed of important curators and directors of museums operating in different countries
The jury selects the 120 artists that will exhibit at the Arsenale Nord in Venice
Each year Arte Laguna Prize collaborates with high-level international partners to offer artists opportunities around the world. Each partner will choose an artist for the following special prizes:
– Art Residencies
– Art Galleries
– Business for Art
– Festivals and Exhibitions
– Sustainability and Art Prize
– Emerging Artists Award
Applications have no restrictions; they are open to all artists. The deadline is October 31, 2022.
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All artists working in soft pastel are invited to enter their best work to Central Mass Pastel Society’s Marks of Distinction National Juried Show, now open for submissions until June 20 on ShowSubmit. The show will take place September 1-28, 2022 at Fivesparks, Harvard, MA.
Awards totaling over $5000 will be judged in person by pastel expert and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, painting curator Katie Hanson, and presented at a public reception on September 10, 4-6pm.
Selection jurors are Liz Balkwill and Natasha Isenhour. The gallery will be staffed for sales throughout the show; the show and sale will also be online.
For questions about the prospectus, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rita Kirkman had a painting accepted into the IAPS 2022 Exhibition, 8th Masters Circle Division. The 2022 IAPS PastelWorld Exhibition will take place at the 2022 IAPS Convention in Albuquerque, NM, USA from June 22-25, 2022.
Rita has also won the Gold Award in the Established Artist Division of the Austin Pastel Society Spring Non-Juried Exhibition with her painting “Seeking Social Sheep” (pastel, 30×40″)
Thank you to show judge Mike Etie!
The show continues at Artworks Gallery in Austin TX through June 11.
Short Stop’s Mitt and Ball: 9×11 charcoal and pastel drawing. This short stop’s mitt and baseball have been sitting on my husband’s dresser for a very long time. An occasion for a still life if there ever was one.
Old Dairy Road: 5.5×9″ soft pastel loose sketch. Exhibited at Captain White’s House – The Alamance Art Center 2021. Every morning, Brownie and Maggie and I walk this old dirt road. The original settler family had a dairy at the end of this road. History, art and a dog walk – all together – life is good.
Farm Textures: 12×18″ hard pastel. Exhibited at Captain White’s House – The Alamance Art Center in Autumn 2021. Old Basket, bricks, branches and black wasps from our farm. The bricks are from an 1850’s building razed in 2015. They are called “clinkers” because they were over baked.
Northumberland Beach: 9×11 Soft Pastel. Exhibited at Captain White’s House The Alamance Art Center. Sold.
Sycamore Tree won the Claude Parsons Memorial Award in the American Artists Professional League’s 92nd Grand National Exhibition in November 2020. Normally held at the Salmagundi Club in NYC, this year’s exhibition was online. AAPL shortly after offered me an Elected Associate Member status which I accepted.
Recently, my painting, Genesis, won the Benefactor’s Award in the 29th Annual Waterway Art Association Show and Sale held in Calabash, NC. The show was judged by Kari Feuer of Wilmington, NC.
Wendy Koehrsen placed 3rd Place in the professional drawing category at the 2019 NC State Fair with a pastel painting Look at Me.
International Juried Exhibition of Pastel Paintings
September 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019
Juror of Selection and Judge of Awards: Deborah LaFogg
Online Entry Deadline: August 2, 2019
$2000 in Cash Awards
Learn more and submit your artwork here: https://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=34089
A total of 190 entries were received from 103 artists. From those, 60 paintings from 45 artists were chosen for the Exhibition. As expected, the quality of the entries was exceptional.
JUROR STATEMENT 2019 NC Statewide Show Lyn Asselta:
“As a juror, there are several things that I feel contribute to the makings of an exceptional show. First and foremost, I look for originality, both in content and composition. I look for works that have an emotional quality to them. I look for works that are technically well presented but that go beyond technical perfection. I was pleased to find in this group of entries, paintings that were exciting, intriguing and that begged me to look closer.
“For those artists whose work was chosen, I offer my congratulations and I am pleased to have had the honor of selecting your work. I hope you are pleased, too, with the works that will hang beside yours in this show.
“For each and every artist who entered paintings, I offer my congratulations, as well. It is a feat of courage to enter a show and the confidence to do so only comes after the hard work of pushing yourself to greater heights with your work. In a field of many outstanding entries, there is always a limit to how many can be chosen. If 60 are chosen, you will never know if you were the 61st. I have long believed that those near misses are the fuel that makes us want to be better, to learn more, to put even more of our hearts into our paintings.
“To all the artists and to the coordinators of this statewide exhibit, thank you for entrusting me to this task. My hope is that the show will be an inspiring example of what can be achieved with our wonderful, unique medium of pastel.”
Congratulations to all whose artwork will be included! Below is a list of the accepted entries.
|Lynette Bettini||Beach Bikes|
|Cathyann Burgess||Pinnacle Ridge|
|Lucy Cobos||Chicken Shack
Back to Dionis
|Karen Cotler||The Shape of Water
In Her Heyday
|Linda Coulter||Coffee House Corner|
|Jay DeChesere||Cody No. 4|
|Marilyn Dwyer||Boys of Summer|
|Lynn Ebanks||Chuma of Africa|
|Fred Fielding||Mighty Niagara Sunset
|J Kay Gordon||The Offering|
|Alec Hall||We have Lift-off
|Judy Harron||Only Alive in Glass: Carolina Parakeets|
|Anthony Hedrick||Bella Figura in Centro Monterosso al Mare|
|Sharon Roselle Howard||1.618|
|Gail Hurt||Almost Home|
|Michael Jarman||Once Upon a Princess|
|Tammy Kaufman||Through My Lens – Self Portrait|
|Toni Lindahl||Possum Kingdom|
|Kim Long||Dancing in the Sun|
|Roxanne Lorch||Goat To It|
|Linda Medders-Jackson||The Guardians|
|Karen Mello||Joy in the Morning|
|Meryl Meyer||Sunlit Ravenna|
|Eve Miller||Textures at Low Tide|
|Ashley Mortenson||Mack Truck Steering Wheel
|Lyle Mullican||A Stroll through the Kelp Forest|
|Karla Pace||View from East Rim Trail|
|Kathy Pruett||Those Skinny Beeches…
They Always Get Tipsy…
|Debbie Rasberry||In the Stillness
Fifty Shades of Gray Day
|BF Reed||Sunny Side Up|
|Norma Rollet||Between the Weeds
On the Fence Too
|Gary Rupp||Cool Days
|Maria Rush Parnell||Lost Solemates
|Susan Sinyai||In the Grove|
|Ginny Stocker||Wild Seed Wakeup
|Anne Strutz||Snap Chat|
|Anne Van Blarcom Kurowski||The Eyes Have It|
|Kurt Weiser||Wild Lavender|
|Dorothy Whitmore||Anne in the Garden|
|Barbara Kitty Williams||She Stands|
|Luana Luconi Winner||Great Faces Series: Turquoise
The opening reception and presentation of awards will be in the gallery with the show Saturday, May 4th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. at the Hickory Museum of Art, 243 Third Ave, NE, Hickory, NC 28601. Driving directions at http://hickoryart.org/. Lyn Asselta, show juror, will be joining us for the reception. We hope you will be able to attend. If not, we encourage you to view the show during its stay. Gallery hours are posted on the HMA website.
The 2019 NC Statewide Pastel Exhibition will run from May 4 to August 18, 2019at the Hickory Museum of Art
Lyn Asselta (juror) will conduct a live painting demonstration from 1pm till 4 pm on May 4th. The Demo will be in the Education Classroom area of the Museum. Information about this Demo, and online registration are available on the APS website… mid-way down the home page., www.appalachianpastelsociety.org. Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door.
Early Entrants to the APS 2018 Juried Member Show will be eligible to win a $100 Jack Richeson Gift Certificate! (Donated by Jack Richeson Company)
Your Entry must be received by midnight, June 15th. A random drawing will take place on June 16th.[The entry DEADLINE for the show is still July 1st.]
Links to the prospectus and all entry information is on the home page of the website… http://www.appalachianpastelsociety.org
May 30 – July 24
At the Womble Carlyle Gallery inside the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts
251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Dimensions is a national juried art exhibition, established by AAWS in 1964 to showcase outstanding visual art in two and three-dimensional fine art media. This year’s exhibition will be held inside the Womble Carlyle Gallery at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in Downtown Winston-Salem, NC, the City of Arts and Innovation. This year’s exhibition will be jurored by Jerald L. Melberg,
For more information and prospectus: http://www.associatedartists.org/dimensions-2018.
I am pleased to announce that three of my paintings were juried into the latest show at Red Dog Gallery in Winston-Salem. It runs through the end of March.
Opening reception is February 2 from 7-10pm.
Address: 630 N Liberty St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101