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The October Imaginarium – Coming Soon!

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Events, October Creative Challenge | 0 comments

October Imaginarium Call to Artists: October Creative Challenge show flyer

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October Imaginarium Call to Artists & Application

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in October Creative Challenge | 0 comments

October Imaginarium Call to Artists

Each year Art Presence Art Center hosts the artistic results of a creative challenge in October.  You are invited to participate in our 5th October Creative Challenge, THE OCTOBER IMAGINARIUM: HATS AND MASKS, An Artfully Twisted Halloween Exhibit.
We are very excited about this year’s show and hope you will consider joining us.  Below is the October Imaginarium Call to Artists and Application for the show.  Please read through it carefully, as it includes ALL THE INFO you will need to know about the show including dates, ideas, suggestions, and guidelines for your artwork.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact one of us and we will do our best to answer your questions.  Please print this application so you can fill it out and have the info on the show, where to mail it, etc.  If you do not have a printer, we have applications at the gallery to pick up behind the counter.
There will be a general meeting sometime at the end of August for participating artists, and some reminders that we would love to have you send the applications back to us AS SOON AS POSSIBLE so we have an idea of how many will be in the show.  Here’s to a great Exhibit!
Cheers,
The Imaginarium Curators:
Katharine Gracey:   kmgracey@charter.net
Margery Mercer:     mmercerart@gmail.com
Leona Sewitsky:     leonakeene@gmail.com
October Imaginarium Call to Artists
October Imaginarium Call to Artists
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Gallerie Carnevale October Creative Challenge

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Events, October Creative Challenge | 0 comments

Gallerie Carnevale

Art Presence Art Center Invites You to Our Fourth Annual October Creative Challenge

Gallerie Carnevale : Make-Up, watercolor painting of a clown puttingon makeup by Anne Brooke

“Make-Up” by Anne Brooke

Gallerie Carnevale, Art Presence Art Center’s Fourth Annual October Creative Challenge, presents artwork in a circus theme with touches of Halloween. We announced our fourth October Creative Challenge earlier this year. As a result, 27 artists from all over the valley contributed amazing works.  Due to their inspiration and creativity, the show includes incredible sculptures as well as 2 dimensional pieces in oil, acrylic, watercolor, fabric and collage. This delightful exhibit opens September 30th and remains on display through the month. So, we thank all the participating artists for their wonderful contributions!

You’re invited to the Gallerie Carnevale artists reception this Saturday, October 1st from 1 to 4 pm at 206 North Fifth Street, next to the Courthouse.  There will be refreshments, a balloon man, and an activity table where you can decorate and make your own pinwheel.  Most of all, you can meet the artists behind the Gallerie Carnevale! The Gallery is open from 11 to 5 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  We hope you will join us!

 

 

 

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October Creative Challenge Artist Deadline Extended!

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in October Creative Challenge, Opportunities | 0 comments

October Creative Challenge Artist Deadline Extended : art presence call to artists 2016 october creative challengeArt Presence Art Center has extended the deadline for artist applications to enter “Gallerie Carnevale” Our Fourth Annual October Creative Challenge!

Our new deadline for artist entries is August 1, 2016.

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Art Presence Call to Artists 2016 October Creative Challenge

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Events, October Creative Challenge | 0 comments

Art Presence Call to Artists 2016

October Creative Challenge

Art Presence Art Center calls to artists for entries to our fourth annual October Creative Challenge. This year’s challenge is for artworks depicting the spirit and magic of a carnival/circus and of course Halloween. there are more details in the pdf embedded below. It’s full size, so feel free to download and print it out, complete the entry form and send it in. We eagerly await the submission of your art, and look forward with great anticipation to hanging all the entries for our Gallerie Carnevale exhibition in October 2016!

Entry deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Delivery of artwork: September 23-25 during gallery hours, 11am–5pm.

Save the date for the Artist Reception: Saturday, October 1, 2016.

Download (PDF, 4.42MB)

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Moon Lunacy Halloween Reception

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015 in Events, October Creative Challenge | 0 comments

Players from the Friends of the Jacksonville Historic Cemetery in costumeJoin Art Presence for a special Halloween reception on Saturday, October 31 from noon–3pm. Meet Pioneer Spirits, here from beyond the grave to share their stories, as four groups of Players from this year’s Meet the Pioneers perform from 2–3pm!

  • “White Collar Crime – The Collapse of the Bank of Jacksonville,” features the Carlsons.
  • Carolyn Kingsnorth and Marcy McQuillan will share the story of Grace Hamaker Nobel.
  • “Memories of Southern Oregon’s Civil War” will be told by Robert Hight and Seth Weintraub.
  • Neal Anderson and Anne Peugh will share the story of Nathaniel and Loretta Jane Langell.

Dirk Siedlecki will discuss the Meet the Pioneers program and what it takes to put it together each year. He will also introduce the individual stories and answer questions from the audience.

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