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Eve A. Berg-Pugh – Featured Artist – March 2012

  Eve A. Berg-Pugh – Featured Artist March 2012  The Studio Experience 3404 Bechelli Lane, Suite C Redding, CA 96001 530-226-8301 Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday thru Friday or by appointment 2nd Saturday Art Night 6 to 9 p.m. A native of California, Eve has lived and worked in the Redding area for a [...]

The Return of Photo-Realism – by Robert Genn

The Return of Photo-Realism by Robert Genn Yesterday, Sharon Knettell of Woonsocket, Rhode Island wrote, “Why do current trends among realists seem to favor extreme rendering? I’ve noticed that the prize winners of many contests–the Outwin-Boochever, the Art Renewal Competition and the BP Portrait Awards are almost indistinguishable from photographs. The runners-up were all quite [...]

March 2012 Featured Artist – Logan Theobald – The Studio Experience

Logan Theobald The Studio Experience, Featured Artist March 2012  “Plant” photo by Logan Theobald Logan is a middle school student who enjoys photography. Last semester, he took a photography class given by Mrs. Roxi Mueller. “Ben” photo by Logan Theobald This year, Logan plans on entering some of his photos in the Shasta District Fair. [...]

Call for Entries – Youth Art & Design Expo, California State Fair 2012

Call For Entries – Youth Art & Design Expo, California State Fair Get young people involved in the arts! All California youth are invited to enter the California State Fair’s Youth Art & Design Expo competition for California artists ages 5-18 years. There are many categories to enter in 4 different shows: Fine Art, Crafts [...]

Upcoming Arts and Craft Show Deadlines! (Feb- Apr 2012)

Upcoming Deadlines – APPLY TODAY! The following artist calls were found at www.zapplication.org. For more information about each show, please visit zapplication.org, and good luck!!! Smoky Hill River Festival Fine Art Show 2012 – SALINA, Kansas DEADLINE: 2/25/2012 Jury Fee: $30.00 Event Dates: 6/9/2012 – 6/10/2012 APPLICATION DEADLINE: 02/25/2012 (midnight, CST) Outstanding Artsits’ Amenities with [...]

California State Fair – Call for Entries 2012

Call For Entries You are invited to enter the California State Fair’s juried fine art competition for California artists 18 years of age or  older. Please see the Competition Handbook for complete entry rules and requirements.   Entry Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2012 Entry Fee: $20 per artwork (except Plein Air at the Fair; see Handbook) [...]

Space-2-Create Spring 2012 Workshops – Redding, CA

Space-2-Create Spring 2012 Workshops – Redding, CA  Below are just a few of the spring workshops planned at Space-2-Create studio in Redding, CA. Space-2-Create is owned and operated by North State artist Viki Twyman. There are several exciting workshops scheduled. Learn a new skill, or find a new creative outlet. You can find more information [...]

Spring Theatre Academy – Spring Break Theatre classes for Children

Spring Theatre Academy Introduction to Musical Theatre for Ages 6-9 Westside Performing Arts Company will host a five-day Musical Theatre Academy during Spring Break for ages 6-9 years old. The program will provide instruction in acting, singing, and dancing and will culminate with a performance for family and friends at the end of the week. [...]

Call for Art by Female Artists Everywhere – Deadline March 23, 2012

Call for Art by Female Artists Everywhere The Chico Art Center announces its 6th annual all-women juried exhibition, Contemporary Woman 6, which runs from May 26- June 23. Juror TBA. Cash awards in 2D and 3D categories. Deadline for slides, photos, cd’s, by hand-delivery, mailed or emailed entry is March 23, 4pm. This exhibition is [...]

Sitting on a Pile – by Robert Genn

Sitting on a Pile by Robert Genn Yesterday, Coco Treppendahl of St. Francisville, Louisiana wrote, “I have lots of unfinished paintings in my studio. I kind of know what needs to be done but I much prefer to start anew. Is this typical? Do you have any advice on how to inspire completion? Or is [...]