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“Material Desires” Opens Tonight at Craftland

February 11th, 2010

2/11/10 – 3/13/10
Material Desires

Rebecca Siemering guest-curator

Jenine Bressner
Lynne Harlow
Peter Lutz
Jennifer Maestre
Barbara Owen
Islay Taylor

Bright work for a dull season. At the tail-end of winter, we all get a little stir crazy, waiting for the colors of spring to pop again. Craftland Gallery will be filled with primary colors and patterns to thaw the mental freeze of winter. Colored pencils, fabric, glass and paint will fill the gallery with eye-popping warmth and wonder.
Opening reception for Material Desires is Thursday, February 11th from 5-8pm.


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Congratulations! Rhode Islanders Win New England Art Awards

February 11th, 2010

The New England Journal of Aesthetic Research 

Sculptor Darren Foote of Providence and Maya Allison, co-director of 5 Traverse Gallery in Providence, took home prizes in the 2009 New England Art Awards.

The awards are a contest organized by The New England Journal of Aesthetic Research to honor the best art made in New England and exhibits organized here in 2009. The winners, picked by some 1,880 voters from across the region, were announced Monday night, Feb. 8, at the Burren in Somerville, Massachusetts. A full list of winners is at bottom.

How the awards work:

In late December, The New England Journal of Aesthetic Research put out an open call for nominations and more than 80 people made submissions. Then we asked readers to volunteer to help us cull the nominations. This team of six people seconded the nominations, and from these recommendations we put together this year’s ballot. Then for one week in mid January we invited people to vote. Winners have been chosen by (a) 18 local active art journalists and bloggers and (b) anyone else who wanted to vote. More than 1,880 people from across New England voted in total. In each category there are two winners: the critics’ choice and the people’s choice. For more details, go here.

Full list of winners:



People’s choice: Michael Russem of Kat Ran Press in Cambridge and Florence, Mass., publisher of ‘The Certainty of Numbers,’ written by Bruce Snider and illustrated by Michael Russem.

Critics’ pick: Brian Vanden Brink of Camden, Maine, “Ruin.”


Critics’ pick: Steve Locke of Boston at Samson.

People’s choice: Mary O’Malley of Somerville, Mass., in “Economies of Scale,” Miller Block.


Critics’ pick and people’s choice: Maria Magdalena Campos Pons and the students of her School of the Museum of Fine Arts Installation Art class, “War-room” installation and special projects for “Sleep No More” in Brookline, Mass.

New Media

Critics’ pick: Brian Knep of Cambridge at Tufts.

People’s choice: Krzysztof Wodiczko of Cambridge, New York and Warsaw, Poland, at ICA.


Critics’ pick and people’s choice: Mark Wethli of Brunswick, Maine, at Icon Contemporary Art.


People’s choice: Isa Leshko of Salem, Mass., (now Houston) in “The Boston Drawing Project 10 Years On and Going Strong” at Carroll and Sons, “New England Photograpy Biennial” at Danforth, and Susan Maasch Fine Art in Portland.

Critics’ pick: John O’Reilly of Worcester at Yezerski.


Critics’ pick: Darren Foote of Providence at Rotenberg.

People’s choice: Christy Georg of Boston at Simmons College’s Trustman Art Gallery.

Performance or spectacle

Critics’ pick: Bread and Puppet Theater of Glover, Vt., performances in Vermont, at BCA and Spontaneous Celebrations in Boston.

People’s choice: Honk Parade in Somerville and Cambridge.

Career survey

People’s choice: Gerry Bergstein of Cambridge, at Danforth Museum.

Critics’ pick: Robert Indiana of Vinalhaven Island, Maine, at Farnsworth Museum.

Standout work by a local artist in a group show

People’s choice (tie):

Alexi Antoniadis of Newtonville and Nico Stone of Chelsea in “Salt of the Earth,” Montserrat.

Sand T of Malden, Mass., SHOW #54 at SNO in Sydney, Australia.

Critics’ pick:

Georgie Friedman of Boston “Geyser” at BC as part of Cyberarts Fest and “Spiraling Water” in “H20: Film on Water” in Newport, NH.

Solo show by local artist (or collaborative)

Critics’ pick (tie):

Anna Hepler of Portland at Montserrat.

The Miracle 5 of Somerville at Space 242.

People’s choice:

Anna Hepler of Portland at Montserrat.

Public Exposure (public performance, sculpture, street art, scandalous arrest, etc.):

People’s choice and critics’ pick: Protests at Rose Art Museum, Brandeis.


Solo show of an artist from Away

Critics’ pick and people’s choice: “Shepard Fairey: Supply and Demand” Emily Moore Brouillet and Pedro Alonzo at ICA.

Concept/theme show

Critics’ pick and people’s choice: “Twilight” Lauren Fensterstock at Maine College of Art’s Institute of Contemporary Art.

Group show featuring local artists

People’s choice: “Megapolis Audio Festival” Justin Grotelueschen and Nick van der Kolk.

Critics’ pick: “Portland Museum of Art Biennial” Jurors Elizabeth Burke, Dan Graham, and Denise Markonish.

Historical show

Critics’ pick and people’s choice: “Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice” Frederick Ilchman at MFA.

Local curator of locally-made art

People’s choice: Maya Allison for “Pixilerations [V.6]: The Great Disruption”, “Book as Post Modern Medium” (with Jesse Smith), “Collective Access” at 5 Traverse.

Critics’ pick: Katherine French Boston Expressionism (David Aronson, Henry Schwartz, Gerry Bergstein) at Danforth.

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Institute for Musicianship and Public Service

February 9th, 2010

The Institute for Musicianship and Public Service is a bi-annual professional development opportunity offered by Community MusicWorks for musicians interested in careers that unite artistry and public service. The Institute is made possible by generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

IMPS, as we have affectionately nicknamed it, is a great opportunity for CMW to share our vision with other young musicians, build a network of like-minded artists around the country, and learn more about our own practice by looking at CMW through new eyes.

The third bi-annual Institute for Musicianship and Public Service takes place from May 20-23, 2010 in Providence, Rhode Island. To learn more, please download the application here. Applications are due March 15, and successful applicants will be notified by April 5.

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John Nicholas Brown Center Workshop On Financial Advice For Artists

February 9th, 2010


Peace, Love, and Finance:
Personal Financial Advice for
Artists and Cultural Workers
A workshop presented by the John Nicholas Brown Center
for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage

Event Info
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
3-5 p.m.

John Nicholas Brown Center
357 Benefit Street
Providence, RI

Facilitators: E. Larson Gunness, independent financial advisor

Public Humanities ProgramEconomic times are tough in the aftermath of the banking collapse of 2008 and 2009, and will be for some time. People face intense financial pressure in their personal lives. Artists, musicians, writers, dramatists, and other creatives feel this acutely. Many are unsure how to develop the skills and knowledge they’ll need to find their way through. Tools, resources, and approaches from the world of business and personal finance can be embraced by the arts and humanities communities, but only if the transfer of knowledge is done in a way that understands and addresses their unique needs, concerns, and interests. If you have made a commitment to your creative practice, and are struggling with the financial implications of that commitment, then this workshop is for you. Those who work in small and lean organizations dedicated to providing support to creative practitioners are also encouraged to attend.

About the presenter

E. Larson Gunness has over ten years experience in the financial services industry. For the past four years, he has run his own independent financial firm. He also has prior employment with Smith Barney and Fidelity Investments. He holds degrees from Kenyon College and the MIT Sloan School of Management. In addition, Larson is a writer, storyteller, and musician. He is currently working on an M.F.A. in interdisciplinary arts through a low residency program at Goddard College.

The workshop will include refreshments.

Register Today

The workshop fee is $10, and includes refreshments. To register, please complete the registration form on the JNBC Web site. Fax or mail your registration form to Chelsea Shriver by February 24, 2010.

Space is limited, so register today!

Quick links…

John Nicholas Brown Center | Box 1880 | 357 Benefit Street | Providence | RI | 02912

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Providence artist selected for public-art project in Ohio

February 9th, 2010
A Providence artist has been selected from three finalists to produce a $150,000 public-art project to help commemorate this city’s bicentennial in the fall, according to The Columbus Dispatch.

Artist Brower Hatcher, who works at Mid-Ocean Studio in Providence, plans to build a stone-and-steel sculpture on the site of a former blacksmith shop, with an old stone wheelwright table inside.

He expects to cover the structure with vines, allowing Dublin residents the chance to “reveal” the city’s history by cutting back the vines, according to a newspaper article announcing the award of the project.

The award was announced Monday night at the Dublin City Council meeting.

Read more about Hatcher’s work in this Providence Journal story, which calls him “the creative force of Mid-Ocean Studio.”
The artist has made abstractions in steel that have been installed in public parks and memorials in the United States and abroad over the last 35 years or so, according to Journal archives.

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February 9th, 2010

Artists at any stage in their careers are invited to consider submitting their work for consideration for a temporary public art project for New York streetscapes: The Street Gallery: Gatescapes Public Art.  

The newest venture of Mediacy Inc., the Soho-based advertising company, “gatescapes” are large-format, billboard-sized vinyl placed on roll-down security gates — initially in New York, and in Los Angeles by mid-year.  Woven into this advertising program, Mediacy is offering the sites to artists, in four-week timeframes between ad displays, for the installation of temporary public artworks.  These storefront “windows” may be used singly, or in combination – triptychs, corner wrap-arounds, or even in a series along a whole block – in locations such as 14th Street at 7th Avenue, Saint Marks between 2nd and 3rd, or the corner of 8th Avenue and 51st Street, and over 150 more to choose from.

The Street Gallery review panel — which includes public art administrator Kendal Henry, curator Jane Panetta, public artist Janet Zweig, and myself — is especially interested in artwork that responds to the site, the streetscape or neighborhood, the public audience or public nature of the space, or to nighttime viewing conditions.

Details are available at http://www.thestreetgallery.org.

Submissions will be reviewed on an ongoing, rolling basis.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions, or if you would like a copy of the full project overview and RFQ in PDF format.


Julia Lazarus

The Street Gallery
gatescapes@gmail.com  |  www.thestreetgallery.org  |  917-523-6228

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February 9th, 2010

Recycle-a-Bike COORDINATOR POSITIONS AVAILABLE! 6 month for $600 stipend. Coordinators are the inner circle of the collective, who are coordinators of the committees, and have voting rights on decisions. Each of these volunteers works approximately 12 hours per month, although this may vary (more or less) depending on time of year. Each Coordinator is responsible for being active on one committee, in addition to attending regular monthly meetings and engaging in decision-making by consensus. Coordinators are integral to RAB, and although the time commitment is high, there are also benefits to these positions that include stand time and used parts discounts, in addition to that warm-fuzzy feeling. contact Emily at info@recycleabike.org. Recycle-a-Bike, 27 Sims Ave. Providence,

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EG Arts Scholarship

February 9th, 2010

The East Greenwich Art Club will award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from East Greenwich High School who is pursuing a career in Fine Art or Art Education. The deadline for application is May 1, 2010. Application and guidelines are available on the East Greenwich Art Club website www.eastgreenwichartclub.org and the guidance department at East Greenwich High School. Additional questions call 885-6918.

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February 8th, 2010
JOB DESCRIPTION * January 2010

General Duties:


The education & event coordinator plans, initiates and provides office and on-site management for a variety of educational programs, marketing initiatives and special events related to Friends of Ballard Park and assists the executive director with fundraising activities building the educational program to a sustainable and self-supporting operation. S/He works in concert with the executive director to ensure that Ballard Park remains a wild and natural open space for future generations by developing high caliber cultural and educational programming that encourages the local public to visit and use Ballard Park.

Specific Duties:

Develop year round educational outreach programming targeting Aquidneck Island schools (during school year) and social service agencies (Summer months)


Coordinate field trips to Ballard Park that include the collection of statistical data from participants (pre- and post-surveys) and class room visits, leading trips/visits when needed


Recruit and manage an educational advisory committee to oversee the creation and implementation of a strategic plan including crafting agendas, preparation and distribution of meeting minutes, action plans, etc.


Keeps detailed records of all events and educational programs including preparation, committee and partner meeting minutes, attendance records, attendee survey results, post mortem meeting minutes and budgets then prepares written reports noting pertinent information such as attendance, successes, failures and suggestions.


Identify, cultivate and secure new revenue streams such as grants and fees and cultivate and maintain relationships with current and prospective donors.


Assist with planning, implementing, and coordination of special events including coordination of volunteer efforts, event set up and breakdown.


Network and collaborate with local organizations as approved by exec director.


Hire temporary or part-time staff when needed and handle associated administrative details such as training and supervision.


Market FBP Educational offerings and update educational information for web site (www.ballardpark.org), Annual Reports and reports as needed.


Detail oriented and able to forecast needs (materials, staffing, etc.); essentially must be a good planner.

Skilled in written and oral communications, presentations, judgment, budgeting and comfortable making solicitations.

Highly organized with the ability to take initiative and work independently but also be a good team player and work with staff, volunteers and visitors and relate well to the public in person and on the telephone.

Diplomatic, tactful, creative, discreet, flexible, resourceful, dependable, well-organized, friendly, emotionally mature and professional.

Proven record of results and ability to meet deadlines required.

Some weekend and evening work is expected.


Be in good physical condition. While performing the duties of this Job, the Coordinator is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, speak and hear. The position requires extensive computer use so the employee must have sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and walk on trails that are uneven, dark and muddy. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Requires the use of his/her personal vehicles. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.


Bachelors degree, plus three years relevant experience preferred.


Experience with students (classroom teaching highly preferred).


Have well-developed communication and leadership skills, and strong computer knowledge/proficient with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and database software.


Knowledge of school education issues and understanding of federal and state education policies desirable.



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Job Opportunity

February 8th, 2010

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum in Bristol has recently announced the opening of their Director of Public Programs and Communications position.  The Director of Public Programs and Communications oversees and manages all functions related to the Visitor Services Department, including the marketing and communications for a public garden that attracts over 35,000 visitors annually.  View the job description and learn more about Blithewold at www.blithewold.org.
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South County Art Seeks Pottery Instructor

February 8th, 2010

Pottery I instructor wanted to teach at the South County Art

Association. First of nine weeks of classes starting the last week

of June, 2010. Classes run from 6:30 to 9:30 pm, weeknight to be

decided. (no Fri, Sat or Sun) Instructor must have previous ceramics

teaching experience. Class will cover basic wheel throwing skills and

some handbuilding. Maximum number of students per class is 12. Pay

is $900 for 9 weeks. Please send resume and 3 digital images of your

functional work to Rhonda Shumaker at socart@verizon.net For more information on SCAA visit our website: www.southcountyart.org

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Adcvocacy News from RI Citizens for the Arts

February 8th, 2010

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Tuesday’s reveal of Governor’s Carcieri’s budget was a wake up call to the creative community.  His near elimination of the state’s investment in the arts and creative sector would be devastating not only to the many who will lose their jobs in this sector, but also the many who benefit from the creative sector’s ripple effect.  Many of you responded to our call to join us – thank you!
We released our response to the Governor’s cuts to the arts in a press release following the Governor’s announcement.  See here for community reaction.  Since, we’ve been talking with reporters, talking with legislators, and hearing from you. 
Onto the Assembly…
In the next couple of months, the Governor’s budget will go through the Assembly process.  Both House and Senate Finance Committees will hold hearings reviewing every aspect of the budget – including the arts funding and related programs. 
Here’s where you come in:  Join us in taking part and taking action!  With you, we’ll organize our community, get clear on our speaking points and meet with our legislators.  We’ll gear up for Arts Advocacy Day.  And we’ll bring the message to the Assembly that these cuts can’t stand in the final budget.  See below and SIGN UP!

1.  Attend an advocacy training!  Join us in Pawtucket or Newport for a 3-hour advocacy training, facilitated by our consultant, Lori Fresina of M+R Strategic Services.  At these sessions, you’ll learn the tools and tactics we will use to fight these cuts.  
Monday, February 15
9 am – Noon
Hope Artiste Village
1005 Main Street, Pawtucket
Friday, March 5
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Place TBD

2.  Sign Up to meet with your legislator!  In person meetings will be the most effective – we want to be sure they take the time to absorb our arguments, and learn from you as their constituent on the importance of the creative sector to Rhode Island’s economy, future and magnetism – an asset not many other state’s can claim.  Let us know if you are willing to make the call and schedule the meeting on your sign up.  We’ll group you with others in your area and help you coordinate. 

Arts Advocacy Day at the State House
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
2:00 – 6:00 pm
Governor’s State Room
Join us for a citizen lobby day at the State House!  We’ll continue our talks with legislators and raise the voice of the creative sector in the halls and walls of our house of governance!
Details to Follow.

Rhode Island Citizens for the Arts (RI CFA) is a statewide arts advocacy organization, driven by membership.  We are a nonpartisan group lobbying for and organizing the voice for the arts and creative sector in RI.  Join the effort and Become a Member


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New England Art Awards Ball is Tonight

February 8th, 2010

More than 1,880 people have voted in the 2009 New England Art Awards. Now the winners will be announced at the New England Art Awards Ball at 7 tomorrow night, Feb. 8, 2010, at the Burren, 247 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts. As if that weren’t enticing enough, the terrific Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band of Cambridge, Massachusetts, will open the ceremony. And you are invited! 


Admission is free and all are welcome. Creative attire is encouraged. As are giant foam hand cheering mitts. 


The awards are a contest organized by The New England Journal of Aesthetic Research to honor the best art made in New England and exhibits organized here in 2009. More details here.

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Call to Artists- RFQ for sculptors/public artists

February 4th, 2010

Parkside Business & Community In Partnership, Inc.

Request for Qualifications

For the Creation of a Public Art Piece

Parkside Business & Community In Partnership, Inc. (PBCIP) is

requesting submissions of qualifications for a public art piece which

will be installed on the Haddon Avenue commercial corridor in Camden,


Deadline for submission is March 1, 2010.

Project Description: Background and Scope


This piece of art will be the culmination of PBCIP’s first annual

Youth Public Arts program, wherein youth aged 12-18 worked with

professional artists to conceptualize ideas for a piece of

3-dimensional artwork. PBCIP seeks a professional artist to create

this piece of public art, which will be sited in the youth’s

neighborhood, the Parkside neighborhood of Camden, NJ.

Community Goals:

The goal of the Youth Public Arts program is to empower the youth by

bringing their vision for their city to fruition while introducing them

to careers and concepts in art, community organizing and urban

planning. The piece of art will be a key step in PBCIP’s diverse and

creative approach to the renewal of the Haddon Avenue business district

in Camden’s Parkside neighborhood. This is the first of several

public art pieces planned for the Haddon Avenue business corridor.

The Artist’s Role:

The youth and PBCIP have come up with ideas, keywords, and themes that

they would like to see incorporated into the piece. These ideas will

be provided to each finalist, along with examples of public art which

the youth found appealing. It will be the artist’s challenge to

integrate their own aesthetic with the ideas provided by the youth to

create a cohesive concept. After the proposals are received, the

youth, in conjunction with and under the guidance of PBCIP’s

selection committee, will select the proposal that they feel most

closely expresses their vision.

Durability and Safety:

The artist will be expected to use a durable material, such as (but not

limited to) metal or stone, that will age gracefully and withstand

extremes of weather. The piece should be of a permanent nature. The

piece should be resistant to vandalism, for example, by employing a

protective coating. The piece should have no sharp, jutting or jagged

edges that may prove a danger to the public. The piece will likely be

installed on a public sidewalk, and will therefore be required to

comply with ADA guidelines. The artist should keep the above in mind

when crafting the piece.

Eco-Friendly Focus:

The artist will be expected to incorporate eco-friendly choices in the

creation of the piece. Some examples of eco-friendly materials are

recycled metal or reclaimed granite. It is not required that the

entire piece be made from such materials, but there should be more than

a token amount.

Working Relationships:

The artist can expect to work closely with the staff of Parkside

Business & Community In Partnership, Inc., and may also expect to have

professional dealings with representatives of the City of Camden, and

the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County.

Project Timeline:

3-01-2010 RFQ due date*

3-18-2010 Preliminary selection of finalists

4-19-2010 Finalists design submissions due*

5-03-2010 Selection of Artist

10-04-2010 Expected completion date of piece

10-18-2010 Tentative installation date

* Submissions must arrive by this date. Late submissions will not be


All dates are subject to change by Parkside Business & Community In

Partnership, Inc.


The baseline budget for the artist’s public art commission is:

$15,000 with the possibility to increase if additional funding is


This includes but is not limited to:

* Artists design fee

* Materials such as paint, steel, concrete, etc.

* Fabrication costs

* Installation costs

* Transportation

* Artist’s contingency for cost overruns.

Eligibility and Selection

Artist Eligibility

This project is open to all artists (or artist teams) aged 18 and over

regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age,

military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical or

mental disability. Eligible artists include those who have a resume

which includes durable public artwork or durable sculpture. Emerging

artists are encouraged to apply.

Artists must be able to begin work on the piece immediately after

selection on 5-03-2010. Artists should be able to complete the piece by

10-04-2010, and oversee its transport and installation on or around


Artists located outside of the Delaware Valley metropolitan region will

be considered, however the cost of long-distance transportation will be

a consideration in the decision-making process.

Selection Process

The selection process is a two-step process. The preliminary selection

is the first step, wherein PBCIP and its affiliates will select the

artists who will be invited to become finalists based on the Call for

Artists submissions. The finalist selection will consist of a thorough

review of the finalists design proposals, past work, interviews,

education and references.

Preliminary Selection

1) The jury will consist of PBCIP staff, representative/s from DCM

Architecture, PBCIP board members from the Youth & Education Committee,

and youth who have participated in the Youth Public Arts program.

2) Qualifications reviewed will include no less than 5 and no more


20 photographic examples (CD preferred) of past completed artwork and a


3) Preliminary selection of finalists will take place on 3-18-2010

Final Selection of Artist

1) The final selection process will include a design proposal

competition. Up to three finalists will be invited to develop design


2) Payment to finalists for the development of proposals will


of a modest fee proportionate to the total amount of the public art


3) Finalists may be invited to discuss their proposals in an


by the selection committee. Finalist interviews will take place

between 4-20-2010 and 4-30-2010.

4.) The successful applicant will be notified of their selection via

email on or around 5-03-2010. PBCIP, Inc. reserves the right to

reject all proposals if none are deemed satisfactory by the selection


Call to Artist Requirements (due by 3-01-2010)

Artist Identification

1.) Name of artist/s, physical address, telephone and email address.


Artist Experience

1.) Resume/C.V. and 5-20 photographic examples of past completed

artwork in a similar vein.

2.) Letter of interest, no longer than 1 page. May include a


Artists Statement.

3.) Provide two professional references with current contact











Finalist Requirements/ Design Submissions

(due from selected finalists only by 4-19-2010)



1.) Electronic or hard copy submissions may be delivered as indicated


2.) Submissions must specifically address each section of the Call to


3.) All submissions will be reviewed by the aforementioned selection


4.) Submissions should include one of the following, (but may include

more with a limit of five design examples):

* Scale drawing/rendering

* Three-dimensional model

5.) Submissions should include a written description of the proposed


6.) Submissions should include a detailed budget for fabrication and

installation with a timeline for completion.

7.) Submissions should include a list of proposed materials.


The selected artist shall retain liability insurance to cover the

possibility of damage, injury or loss during the fabrication or

installation process. Proof of insurance will be required at the time

of selection. The Artist should maintain the following minimum Limits

of Insurance:

1. General Liability Insurance:

The minimum Limits of Liability for this insurance shall be as follows:

$1,000,000 Each Occurrence / $2,000,000 General Aggregate. The coverage

provided under this policy should include Products & Completed

Operations. The policy should also name Parkside Business & Community

In Partnership as an Additional Insured.

2. Workers Compensation:

Workers Compensation Insurance shall be provided in accordance with the

requirements of the Laws of the State of New Jersey. The State minimum

Employer’s Liability Limits shall be as follows:

Bodily Injury by Accident: $100,000 Each Employee

Bodily Injury by Disease: $500,000 Policy Limit

Bodily Injury by Disease: $100,000 Each Employee

3. Automobile Liability Insurance:

Automobile Liability Insurance shall be provided in accordance with the

requirement of the Laws of the State of New Jersey. The State minimum

Limits of Liability shall be as follows:

Bodily Injury $15,000 Per Person / $30,000 Per Accident

Property Damage $5,000

Or $35,000 Combined Single Limit.


Reproduction Rights

Parkside Business & Community In Partnership, Inc. will retain full

ownership of all work created by the selected artist(s). The artist(s)

will retain the copyright, however Parkside Business & Community In

Partnership, Inc. will hold reproduction rights. The artist(s) will be

credited when the work is reproduced. The specifics of this

partnership will be enumerated in the artist’s contract.




All submissions should be delivered to the attention of

Program Coordinator Stella Bonaparte

Email: greenparkside@pbcip.org or to:

Stella Bonaparte


1487 Kenwood Ave.

Camden, NJ 08103

Call to Artists (RFQ) submissions must arrive by March 01, 2010. No

submissions will be returned.

Questions may be directed to Stella Bonaparte, greenparkside@pbcip.org or call 856-964-0440.


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SHOOT Teen Film Program presents:

February 4th, 2010

The SHOOT TEEN FILM PROGRAM begins the next session of film & editing classes at the Boys & Girls Club in Newport, RI. Come learn the art of filmmaking. Write, Shoot, and Edit your own film. Your film will be premiering at the Newport International Film Festival in June. Come have fun while filming with Award Winning Film Director Rocco Michaluk at the Boys & Girls Club in Newport, RI.


Hands on experience with state of the art High Definition HD digital video cameras and digital non-linear editing via Final Cut Pro. Produce your own high quality film that will premiere at the world renowned Newport International Film Festival.

Date : February 10, 2009
Cost: FREE for Boys & Girls Club Members

         $20 membership fee to Boys & Girls Club Newport, RI. Cost includes everything needed for film program plus membership to Boys & Girls Club.
Where: Boys & Girls Club, Newport, RI
Time: 4:00PM
Contact: Ben Ellcome – SHOOT Project Manager - 
401-847-6927 – shootnewport@gmail.com
Website: www.shootnewport.com

Ben Ellcome
SHOOT Manager
SHOOT Teen Film Program
Boys & Girls Club of Newport

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2nd All Media Juried Exhibition – Call to Artists

February 4th, 2010

Open to all 2D and 3D media


Exhibition Dates: May 27-June 30,


Reception Thursday, May 27, 6-8 pm


Juror: David B. Boyce, Curatorial Consultant for the New Bedford Art Museum


Cash Awards: All awards determined by juror


Jury Process: All works will be judged in person


Eligibility: The competition is open to all artists living in the U.S.A. working in two and three dimensions. This includes painting, sculpture, works on paper, collage, drawing, photography, and mixed media. All work must be original (not made under instruction or supervision), completed within the last three years and not have been previously exhibited at the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery. Artists must be at least 18 years old.


Entry Procedures: Artists are invited to submit up to three works. $30 for three submissions or $10 per work


Drop off and pick up dates:

Hand delivery of work May 11 and 12, 2-6 pm

Work not accepted into the exhibition must be picked up from the gallery May 15, noon to 3 pm


After the exhibition closes works should be picked up on July 1 from 10 am-4 pm


For more information call: 508-678-2811 ext.2631 or visit http://www.bristolcc.edu/gallery



Who we are: The Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery’s goal is to present a variety of exhibitions to directly engage the viewers through observation and analysis of artworks. Exhibitions are designed to support the learning environment, create situations for the students and community to explore the creative process, and to introduce everyone to both conventional and innovative approaches to creating, understanding and defining meaning in art objects.

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Art Teacher needed long term

February 4th, 2010

Barrington High School anticipates the availability of the following long-term substitute teaching position in Art beginning late March / early April.  Interested applicants should be proficient in:

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe PhotoShop
Basic Drawing

Interested candidates should immediately send a letter of application, resume, CEE certification, & college transcript to:

Joseph Hurley, Principal

Barrington High School

220 Lincoln Avenue

Barrington, RI 02806



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Are you the next Solo Show Legend?

February 4th, 2010

It’s the dawn of a new decade! The Solo Show starts 2010 with a newly formed Residency Program dedicated to supporting & inspiring emerging artists. With even greater opportunities & resources to offer, we are on the hunt for the next generation of great artists from around the world.

Are you the next Solo Show Legend?

The 2010 Winter Solo Show is a juried international art competition for dynamic, inventive and provocative work of all mediums: sculpture, photography, painting, printmaking, illustration, installation, graphic design, video and more!

The Selected Artist will receive:

  • $5,000 cash grant
  • Solo exhibition in 3rd Ward’s gallery, complete with a massive opening reception
  • 3-month residency at 3rd Ward including private live/work studio & full facility access (photo studios, wood & metal shop, media lab, classes
  • Airfare & shipping to and from 3rd Ward for non-NYC residence
  • 2-page spread in 3rd Ward’s Quarterly Magazine
  • NYC exposure – postcards, flyers, press!

*The top 25 artists will also be featured in 3rd Ward’s quarterly magazine and online gallery.*

We are joined by judging panel:

Carol Lee, Arts Edtior at Paper Magazine, Dan Deacon, Sound Artist & Electro-acoustic Wizard, Rostarr, NYC Artist and Paolo Salvagione, Lead Design Engineer, The Long Now Foundation.

Submit your best work now!


Last Day to Submit March 1, 2010, 11:59 p, EST.

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Call for Entries – Art League of Rhode Island

February 4th, 2010

Call for Entries 

Art League of Rhode Island 4th Annual Associate Members’ Exhibit at Imago Gallery in Warren, RI 02885. 


Opening Reception: March 4th 5:30-8pm 

Show closes March 20th 


Exhibit open to all RI, CT, and MA artists wishing to join ALRI. 

Work eligible: any original oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, printmaking, photography, drawing medium, mixed media, or sculpture created in the last 2 years not previously exhibited with ALRI. 


Each ALRI associate member will have one piece of artwork exhibited.  Carol FitzSimonds will help select strongest artwork.    


Hand delivered only: Feb. 28th & March 1st. 

Imago Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren, RI 02885 

Email: imagogallery@gmail.com; Phone: 401.245.3348 


All art must be for sale. All artwork must be properly framed, wired and ready to hang. If 

work is matted – only neutral colors – white, off-white, cream, or light gray. No colored 

mats, no clip on frames or saw tooth hangers will be hung. Sculpture weight limit of 30 

pounds. Maximum Size 2-D work including frame: 48” max in either direction. 

Prices provided by the artist should reflect the 25% commission taken by ALRI on all sales. 

Price work accordingly. No POR listings please. 


Entry Fee: There is a $15 hanging fee. Any artist from any state is eligible 

to become an ALRI associate member. The Associate Membership Fee is $45 for the 

year and entitles the artist to all the League privileges – monthly email newsletter, 

invitation to all League events, a yearly exhibition, and discounts on League workshops. 

Entrants can become an associate by requesting membership at time of delivery. 


For more information about ALRI, visit www.artleagueri.org or reach us at 401.331.3465. 

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