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Archive for November, 2010

Creative Writing – Show vs. Tell – by S.A. Barone

CREATIVE WRITING Show Vs. Tell by S.A. Barone – writer/artist  What is fiction supposed to accomplish? According to fiction writer and teacher, Michael Burns, “Fiction should forge an emotional link between the author and the reader.”  Good fiction writing means showing readers what is happening in a story not always telling them.  A good way [...]

Writer’s Forum – Annual Read-Around Potluck Dec 11, 2010

Writers Forum Press Release Contact:           Sharon Owen                         547-5303                         sharonowen@citlink.net When:  Saturday, December 11, 2010, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Where: Meetings are held in the Memorial Hall of All Saints Episcopal Church, 2150 Benton Drive , Redding . The church is located at the corner of Benton Drive and Quartz Hill Road [...]

Vote for your favorite Christmas Symbol painting!

Send us an email with the title of your favorite image in the subject line - Please vote only one time. contest@artazine.org

Get on it Kids! Here’s your chance to shine in a big way!

Aliance for Young Artists and Writers This competition is for teens grades 7-12 The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers celebrates the creative achievement of America’s teens. The Awards were founded in 1923 to offer recognition and scholarships for students for their artistic talents. Students who excel in the visual arts and creative writing participate [...]

Call to Visual Artists, deadlines Jan/Feb 2011

Arts on Fire XV Juried Exhibition SF Bay Area Call for Entries – Arts on Fire XV Juried Exhibition, April 8 – May 15.  Juror Awards: Two artists receive $250 plus an exhibition in 2012; two artists receive $250.  No theme; unlimited number of entries.  Juried by Alison Gass, Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture [...]

TRIBECA FILM INSTITUTE Documentary Grants deadline 12/08/10

TRIBECA FILM INSTITUTE Documentary Grants Tribeca Film Institute The TFI Documentary Fund, presented by HBO, was created to further the development of character-driven documentaries. The Fund will arrange one-on-one meetings with key HBO Documentary Film executives, in addition to providing financial support, supervision and guidance from TFI and HBO, to select filmmakers developing artistically significant [...]

Grants for Nonprofit Professional Theaters deadline 12/01/10

GRANTS FOR NONPROFIT PROFESSIONAL THEATERS SHUBERT FOUNDATION SHUBERT FOUNDATION: GRANTS FOR NONPROFIT PROFESSIONAL THEATERS Deadline: December 1, 2010. The Shubert Foundation annually awards unrestricted grants for general operating support to nonprofit, professional resident theaters in the United States. Foundation grants are awarded exclusively to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations. Grants are awarded based on an assessment of [...]

Rockafeller Foundation Residencies – writers/scholars/artists

ROCKAFELLER FOUNDATION: Residencies at the Bellagio Center ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION Deadline December 1, 2010 Scholars, scientists, journalists, writers, artists, non-governmental organization practitioners, and policymakers from anywhere in the world can apply to stay at the Bellagio Center for one month of uninterrupted work on a wide range of world issues. Residencies typically last four weeks, and [...]

Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects

LITERATURE FELLOWSHIPS: TRANSLATION PROJECTS National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) LITERATURE FELLOWSHIPS: TRANSLATION PROJECTS Deadline: January 6, 2011. Through fellowships to published translators, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. Grants are for $12,500 or $25,000, depending [...]

I Love Painting – by Robert Genn

I Love Painting by Robert Genn Last Wednesday, I helped out with Miss Moore’s kindergarten class. The 20 four- and five-year-olds we had to deal with were mostly ESL (English Second Language) students. Gathering closely on the carpet around me they soon understood that artists are people who really like to paint. Watching my brief [...]