Opportunities

Call to Artists for Angels Show

Posted by on Sep 17, 2019 in Angels Show, Events, Open Shows, Opportunities | 0 comments

Call to Artists – Angel Art for 7th Annual Angels Show

Southern Oregon Artists Resource and Art Presence Art Center call to artists for angel art to be exhibited in our Seventh Annual Angels Show this December.

Angel on HIgh, watercolor by Katherine Bird from the 2018 Angels Show

“Angel on High,” watercolor by Katherine Bird from the 2018 Angels Show

We seek your INTERPRETATION of angels in your choice of medium and style. You are not limited to the traditional or religious styles commonly seen this time of year. The amazing variety of angels in various mediums, styles and techniques in past shows has drawn many favorable comments from attendees and patrons. We prefer new angels, but gladly invite prior years’ artists and their angels to return.

We have some pedestals to accommodate freestanding 3D angels, but you should be prepared to bring your own. For 2D art, there is a limit of 2 pieces with a maximum dimension of 48 inches each.

Submissions are not technically juried, but we do review and prioritize them in the event we run out of space. If this occurs, new angels will have priority over repeat entries. Painting a new angel for this year’s show? Send us an email to let us know as soon as possible! Please include the approximate dimensions of your piece(s).

Important Dates

  • Entry Deadline:  November 18th.
  • Artwork drop-off dates: November 23, 24 and 25th.
  • We will hang the show on Thursday, December 5th.
  • The show opens on Friday, December 6th.
  • Reception is Saturday, December 7th, from 1–3 pm.
  • Closing date is Sunday, December 29th.

Angels Display

The Angels Show hangs on the back wall of the gallery. It is exhibited alongside the gallery’s popular Holiday Treasures show of gift items. Holiday Treasures always draws a steady stream of holiday shoppers throughout the month. Therefore, the Angels Show is virtually guaranteed a wide audience. Art Presence Art Center is conveniently located at 206 North 5th Street in Jacksonville, Oregon.

Advertising and Promotion

We had wonderful audience reception and respectable sales in 2018, our first show in a true gallery setting. Art Presence and SOAR will promote the exhibition through social media and local print media to ensure another great reception this year. We ask artists to help by sharing their angels on social media with the details of the show and reception.

Submit Your Entries!

Please download and fill out the entry form below. Submit your entry to gallery director Anne Brooke with images of your angel art at anne@brookewatercolor.com. Anne will also be happy to answer any questions not addressed on the form.

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Please share with artist friends and fellow members of artist groups. We also invite you to share it in your newsletters, online announcements and artist group meetings.

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Celestial Journeys Exhibit and More July News

Posted by on Jul 3, 2019 in Events, Member Shows, News, Opportunities | 0 comments

Celestial Journeys

Celestial Journeys, our show of art in a heavenly theme by Art Presence member artists, opens in the main gallery on Friday, July 5. Our guest exhibit for July is Jacksonville City Council member Ken Gregg, who shows images from his newly published small coffee table book, “A Year in Jacksonville, A Story in Photographs.”

Please join us for a reception for the artists on second Saturday, July 6, from 1–3pm, with wine tasting from Dancin Vineyards. Ken will sign the copy of the book you purchase.

Here are a few of the pieces you can expect to find in these exhibits:

Last Call for FREE Youth Drawing Class!

There is still room for children age 6–12 interested in learning the basics of drawing. Please register now to reserve their seat in Session 2 of our FREE Drawing for Youth class. Session 2 classes take place from 5:30–7:00 pm each Tuesday from July 30 through September 3. Brooke Nuckles, former Education Director for Rogue Gallery and Art Center, heads up this class. Provided materials are made possible by a grant from the Haines and Friends Foundation. Join us for safe, fun and effective classes with experienced art teachers! Stop by the gallery or call Anne Brooke at 541-941-7057 to sign up.

Chamber of Commerce Mixer

Art Presence will host the Chamber of Commerce mixer on Thursday, July 11, from 5– 7pm. The event will be catered by Bella Union.

Calls to Artists

Art Presence calls to artists for our annual October Creative Challenge, an open call for works that will be displayed in our October Imaginarium show. Find all the details in this post.

Art Presence calls to artists for the 7th Annual Angels Show, to be on exhibit as a guest show in December. Angel artists interested in participating in this year’s show should send an email to Anne Brooke to let her know. If you have angel art already prepared, please include images of the works you plan to enter. We will post more details as soon as more details are confirmed.

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ART PRESENCE 2019 CALL TO ARTISTS

Posted by on Jun 9, 2019 in Opportunities | 1 comment



2019 Oct Imaginarium call to artists and applicationArt Presence Art Center’s 2019 call to artists for October Imaginarium show is on! This year’s theme is Mischief & Magic.  Both 2D and 3D artwork welcome for the main gallery show and artisan pieces in the same theme for the Galleria. Application fee is $30, and the deadline is Thursday, August 1, 2019. This is an open show, and always heavily visited for maximum exposure of your artwork! To enter, please download and print the entry form above and send to Leona Sewitsky, PO BOx 1895, Jacksonville, OR, 97530.

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2018 Angels Show Call to Artists

Posted by on Sep 1, 2018 in Opportunities | 0 comments

Angels Show Call to Artists - Image of painting entitled Christmas in Jacksonville, depitcing a festive herald angel flying over the snow-covered town of Jacksonville, Or, by Katharine Gracey

The Angels show has a new home! After a change in their own art situation, yet with a lingering desire to see this show continue, the GoodBean passed the baton to Art Presence Art Center. 2018 will be the 6th annual exhibition of angel art.

2018 Angels Show Call to Artists

Art Presence, in conjunction with Southern Oregon Artists Resource, announces their 2018 Angels Show call to artists! The call is for angel art to be included in this year’s holiday exhibition, to be exhibited during December 2018.

As with previous shows, we are looking for for artists’ INTERPRETATIONS of angels. We have seen such an amazing variety of angels in past shows, from abstract and impressionist to classical realism and traditional/religious angels. We prefer new angels, but invite prior year’s artists and their angels to return. The gallery has pedestals available, so 3D angels are no longer a display challenge! Show us your freestanding angels as well as 2D wall art in your choice of medium.

Show Us Your Angels!

Please fill out the application form below and submit images of your angel art to gallery director Anne Brooke at anne@brookewatercolor.com. Anne will be happy to answer any questions not addressed on the form. Submissions are not technically juried, but they are reviewed to prioritize them in case we run out of space. If you’re okay with us using the image of your angel in promotions for the show, please let us know. Planning to paint an angel to submit? Please notify us in advance so we can plan for space to include your angel in the show.

Details & Show Schedule

  • Submission Deadline: November 12, 2018
  • Artwork Delivery:November 23-25, 11am – 5pm each day.
  • Art Hanging: November 29
  • Show Opens: November 29
  • Reception: December 1
  • Art Takedown: December 30
  • All pieces must be for sale and ready to hang, with wire for two dimensional pieces and bases for three dimensional pieces.
  • All Angels will remain in the gallery until the end of the exhibit.

THANK YOU!

Thank you so much for answering our call! We can’t wait to see your angels.

Please share our 2018 Angels Show Call to Artists with artist friends and fellow members of artist groups who might like to participate. We also invite you to share it in your newsletters, online announcements and artist group meetings.

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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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Taste of Summer Call to Artisans

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Opportunities | 0 comments

Taste of Summer Call to Artisans

Taste of Summer is an annual celebration in Jacksonville presented by Britt Music & Arts Festival and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. The event includes a wine walk, live music, food booths, art, classic cars and more. This will be the second year in which selected artisans or crafters will be invited to show and sell their products. Art Presence is committed to its ongoing participation in the Taste, and we hope you will choose to celebrate the opening of the Britt Music & Arts Festival 2016 concert season by participating with your own booth—in the center of the action in downtown Jacksonville—this spring!

Anne Brooke - Artist Exhibit and Demo on 3rd Street at the Taste of Summer Festival 2012

Anne Brooke – Artist Exhibit and Demo on 3rd Street at the Taste of Summer Festival 2012

Specifications:

Applicants must be displaying unique, handmade art, food or craft items. Preference given to
crafts or wares that fit into the themes of the day, which include a celebration of summer in Jacksonville, wine, music and more. In order not to compete with Jacksonville shops, jewelry will not be included in this show.

Selection process/procedure:

Applications will be reviewed by the Taste of Summer committee. Committee will select up to 20 artisans/crafters to participate in the 2016 event

Artisans interested in being selected should submit the following:

Name and contact information
Photos/samples of their work
Statement about the work and why they would like to participate

Send to:

Sara King Cole

Britt Music & Arts Festival

mail: 216 W. Main Street, Medford, OR 97501

email: marketing@brittfest.org

Deadline for consideration: April 11.

Selected artisans will be notified by April 15.
Selected applicants must be able to provide their own display booth and materials. We recommend a portable tent for coverage.
Selected applicants must pay a $75 entry fee to the Taste of Summer, including a $10 day use business license to the City of Jacksonville.

 

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