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Connie Mettler's Blog – December 2013 Archive (15)

Call for Artists: The Art Fair at Queeny Park, Spring

April 4-6, 2014

St. Louis, Missouri

39th Annual Spring Art Fair at Queeny Park

Queeny Park in West St. Louis County

130 artists

Deadline: January 15



For more than thirty-eight years the Greater St. Louis Art Association has been providing opportunities…

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 31, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: A-RTS

May 3 & 4, 2014 null

Rockville, Maryland
Rockville Town Square

Sat. 11am-6pm; Sun. 11am-5pm

175 Artists

Deadline: January 20, 2014



We invite you to apply to A-RTS @ Rockville Town Square.  A premier event in a spectacular venue organized and managed by the Bethesda Row Arts Festival team.  The festival takes place on the streets of Rockville Town Square, located in Rockville, Maryland…
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Added by Connie Mettler on December 29, 2013 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Featured Artist: Bonny Hawley, Mixed Media on Wood & Canvas



Transplanting herself to Florida from Kansas and Texas, not only was Bonny Hawley'
s life changed but so was her subject matter. Living on the Gulf Coast of Florida surrounded by water her imagery explores the mysteries of the deep. Floating images barely seen peer out at the…

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff - only 6 hours left to apply!

WHAT:  Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff, one of the nation's top fine art fine craft art fairs. Krasl Art Fair is ranked:

  • #7 on the Art Fair Calendar's new Best Art Fairs list (from their 2013 survey) 
  • #12 in Sunshine Artist Magazine's 200 Best For 2013 
  • #32 in Art Fair Source Book's top 100 shows 

WHERE: Beautiful downtown…

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 26, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Call for Artists, A Billboard Competition: Embracing our Differences

Embracing
Deadline: January 6…
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Added by Connie Mettler on December 23, 2013 at 7:40am — No Comments

Featured Artist: Ron Roland, Contemporary Landscape Painting

One look at Ron Roland’s art and it becomes obvious that he not only likes trees and color, but he likes perfectly shaped trees and beautiful, rich color.

The Florida painter describes his work as contemporary landscapes in acrylic impasto style on birch panels, noting that he has a “love affair with color and movement...I want my paintings to…

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 22, 2013 at 11:21am — 9 Comments

Winners - it's a Tie! Post of the Month 11/13

Congratulations to this fine pair of writers (and it seems dancers) for winning post of the month for November.

Larry Berman's post (The New Definition of Owning Art) was the kickoff of a thoughtful discussion on owning art and Geoff Coe did a solid overview…

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 17, 2013 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

A Tale of Two Shows: Part I, One of a Kind Show and Sale

One of a Kind Show - Merchandise Mart - Dec. 5-8

Chicagoans love their art fairs and flock to attend in big numbers. The first big one is 57th Street Fair in the Hyde Park neighborhood (think U. of Chicago and Obama home) and finishes off with a bang the first weekend of December. If you live in this area you will have a long withdrawal period between…

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 17, 2013 at 7:00am — 12 Comments

Winners of the Arts Business Scholarships

Thanks to everyone who participated in this competition to win the scholarship to the Arts Business Institute's scholarships to their upcoming art business workshops in Philadelphia in January. Here are the results from the director of the institute, Carolyn Edlund:

$250 full tuition scholarship - Chris Ingram, sculptor from CA (see his work here …
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Added by Connie Mettler on December 16, 2013 at 10:17am — No Comments

Gasp! I'm not a Billionaire ...

Let's talk about money...

Totally stolen from Hugh MacLeod's blog along with his narrative:

Unless you’re Evan Williams or one of the…

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 12, 2013 at 10:19pm — 3 Comments

Who were November's Art Stars?

Many thanks to all of you who keep this community active and full of useful information and great stories about living the life of an artist.

Presenting this month: 2 show reviews, a report on an open jury and a philosophical discussion about owning art. Good job, folks!

Vote now for the people who won the weekly post of the week awards. Which one deserves to win…

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 10, 2013 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Artist Applicant Stats from the St. Louis Art Fair

Very cool infographic that will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the St. Louis Art Fair:

Added by Connie Mettler on December 4, 2013 at 2:51pm — 9 Comments

Call for Artists: 36th Annual Lubbock Arts Festival

April 10-13 

Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane

Thu. Premiere Night 6pm-9pm

Fri. & Sat. 10am-8pm; Sun. 12pm-5pm

Deadline:…

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Added by Connie Mettler on December 4, 2013 at 7:36am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 65th Annual Old Town Art Fair

June 14 & 15 

Chicago, Illinois


Historic Old Town Triangle

250 Artists

Deadline: December 15



A new Patron's Choice Prize is in…
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Added by Connie Mettler on December 2, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Old Town Art Fair Video

OTAF from Dawn Smith on Vimeo.

Added by Connie Mettler on December 2, 2013 at 7:37am — 1 Comment

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