Art Presence Announces Second Annual Creative Challenge

Posted by on Jun 21, 2014 in News, Opportunities | 0 comments

Dia de Los Muertos Day of the Dead 2014 at Art Presence Art Center, Jacksonville, Oregon October 2014The Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville invites you to participate in our 2nd Annual Creative Challenge,  (Day of the Dead): A fiesta of visual arts, music and food.

The Art Presence Art Center is a non-profit organization established 4 years ago now under the umbrella of the Arts Council of Southern Oregon. It is located at 206 5th Street in Jacksonville in the former Children’s Museum.

THE CHALLENGE is to create art pieces or an altar pertaining to the Mexican celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in your chosen medium and style in your own interpretation of that holiday. The artwork may be comprised of paintings, mixed media, collage, papier-mâché, assemblage, photography, shrines (wall or to sit on pedestals) or altars. We encourage 3 dimensional artwork as well.

We do not have any restrictions on the size of the artwork or the number of art pieces each artist can submit. This special exhibit is scheduled for OCTOBER 3 through NOVEMBER 2, 2014. As we are a non-profit organization there will be a $25.00 per person entry fee for this special exhibit. This fee will cover hanging, promotion, printing and mailing as well as the gallery rent for this exhibit. There will also be a gallery commission of 25% on artwork sold during this exhibit.

The exhibit will open on Friday, October 3, 2014 and a special artist reception will be held on Saturday, October 4 from noon to 4PM.

RSVP ARTIST ENTRY DEADLINE is Friday, August 1, 2014. Artwork must be delivered to the gallery on September 26, 27, and 28 during gallery hours from 11AM to 5PM.

Are your creative juices flowing? If you are ready to step forward and accept this artistic challenge, mail in your entry fee with your entry form by Friday, August 1, 2014 to Art Presence, P.O. Box 185, Jacksonville, Oregon 97530

This will be a fun experience for all, so please join us!! Please read the enclosed Dia de los Muertos information sheet.

Artfully yours

Dia de los Muertos Committee
Anne Brooke, Katharine Gracey and Margery Mercer

Download the complete application and prospectus here: 2014_creative_challenge_prospectus 6.7 Mb

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Have you always enjoyed teaching about and demonstrating your unique art process? Are you well-versed in any special period of art history and willing to share your enthusiasm? Is there another art related class you have been inspired to teach? Now is your chance!

Currently we are looking for 7 artists (or pairs) to present. The available months are March, June, July, September, October, November or December, preferably on the first Sat. of the month and directly after the opening Reception, so all can promote you!

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There will be 25% commission on sales. Please call Anna Chauffe, the gallery owner, at 541-944-9787 to make an appointment to have your work seen and set up a date to hang your work.

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