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Royal Society of Marine Artists

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The RSMA seeks submissions of art inspired by the sea and marine environment

Artists are invited to submit works for exhibition alongside members of the Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA) at their Annual Exhibition 2019.

Any artist over 18 may submit.

Subject matter must be essentially marine in nature, relating in some way to tidal waters of the world; topographical, historical, still life, and figure painting are all welcomed. Works relating to non-tidal rivers, inland lakes and waterways etc are not permissible. 

Acceptable media: Oil, acrylic, watercolour, original prints of any media, mixed media, drawings, pastels, or sculpture.

Deadline: 
07/05/2019

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£18 per work (or £12 per work for artists aged 35 or under), which includes Free Admission to the exhibition (normally £4).
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Tempera Painting and 24K Gold Gilding Workshop in NYC - April 22-27, 2019

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Dacia Gallery: Is pleased to announce Byzantium to the Renaissance: Egg Tempera and Gold Gilding Workshop in New York City. This workshop is intended as an introduction and revival of the centuries old tempera painting and gold gilding techniques for modern painters. To inspire and create stunning modern paintings with the knowledge, materials and techniques of the Byzantine and Renaissance masters. Students will learn to paint in egg tempera and water gild 24K gold leaf with centuries old Byzantine techniques and secrets of the renaissance master painters, from Duccio and Giotto to Simone Martini and Fra Angelico. Specific images have been selected to paint for this project that each student will be able to learn the most techniques from. Including painting the face, garments, decorative gilded backgrounds and applying 24K gold leaf. The workshop is planned that each student will be able to complete a finished painting. Additionally, Dacia Gallery will host a group exhibition of your artwork created during the program, including a reception and artist talk to the public. Your time is meant to be productive, illuminating and memorable.

Invitation to Artists: The Byzantium to the Renaissance Workshop is open to all visual artists, from the beginner, who is seeking to develop basic skills, to the advanced artist who may be interested in insights into the instructor’s approach and practices. National and international artists are invited to attend, including anyone interested in learning more about Medieval and Byzantine art. This is an unique painting technique that was primarily used during the renaissance and previous centuries. It has a wide array of applications to contemporary artists, by learning these ancient techniques to create some visually stunning paintings that are not seen today. If you are interested in participating register today.

Making Your Own Tempera Paint: During the workshop students will learn to make their own egg tempera paints from scratch. By learning the properties and chemistry of pigments, grinding and mixing pigments, applying the egg yolk with distilled water and white wine as a binder, you will make your own paint just like the old masters. No modern store bought paints will equal the vibrancy, beauty and quality of the paints you will learn to make yourself.

Water Gilding 24K Gold Leaf: During the workshop students will learn how to achieve a mirror finish shine to their gold leafed paintings. The process is called Water Gilding, it requires a marble gessoed background on a wood panel on which you apply red clay bole mixed with rabbit skin glue. The clay bole dries, is sanded and polished with an agate stone burnisher. Then solution of distilled water and denatured alcohol is applied on top and the 24K Gold Leaf is placed on the wet areas, it will immediately stick to the bole. Once dried the gold leaf is burnished to a mirror like, perfect finish. Water Gilding is a unique process used by the masters that gives a beautiful finish to backgrounds or to decorative elements in paintings. You will be amazed at the possibilities of the work you can create once you learn how to properly water gild with gold.

Instructor: Lee Vasu is an Artist, Iconographer, Curator and the Founder of Dacia Gallery in New York City. His passion for art enabled him to curate exhibitions nationally and internationally, which inspired him to establish Dacia Gallery in New York City. For more info on Lee Vasu and to see his artwork visit: www.leevasu.com

Deadline: 
04/11/2019
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Artists Residency in Saint-Raphaël, France

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Have you dreamed of working in another country? France in particular? How would living in another country inspire you? This program is designed for the professional to leisure artists to come to France to live and work in a fully equipped, significantly subsidized, ceramic studio. All arts are welcome.The residency program studio is hosted in the beautiful port town of Saint- Raphaël, in “the Var” region of France. The Var is an area of France that borders the Côte d'Azur.

The studio is designed for 8 artists, from around the world, to create their work for an extended period of time.
Groups are encouraged. The ceramics studio is fully equipped with 2 high temperature electric kilns, a slab roller, wheels and tools. The space can accommodate other artists, as there is space for painting, drawing, sculpture or perhaps other accommodations in media. There is also an area for exhibition as work develops. Workshops for 5 days to 2 weeks are offered, see Events/Workshop page for the full schedule.

The program is designed to be flexible, for 1 week to 3 months, with a preference, and price-break, for a 2 and 3-month stay.

Deadline: 
05/31/2019
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“Spring | Rebirth” Digital Art Contest

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Pixarra and TheBest3D are inviting you to take part in their second joint digital painting competition “Spring | Rebirth” which will be held in March and April 2019. The contest is international and is open to 2D and 3D artists of any level.

Participation is free of charge and has no limitations on the software used to create the submissions.

Entries will be accepted through a submission form on the competition’s official page from March 20 to April 9 and voting will be allowed starting from April 10th.

The winners will be selected by representatives of Pixarra Inc. and TheBest3D and will receive the following prizes:

First Place – TwistedBrush Pro Studio 24 and PD Howler 12

Second Place – Pixarra Studio Bundle 2 and PD Howler 11

Popular choice - Pixarra Studio Product by choice and PD Artist 11. The winner will be determined by the total number of votes.

A special prize for one of the voters selected at random - Mezmind version 2.

Deadline: 
04/09/2019
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Free
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Butterbiggens Prize in British painting

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The Butterbiggens Prize is an experiment to see if an art foundation can be productive on a micro scale. We provide tiny grants for artists in the form of fast food gift certificates.

A showcase for contemporary emerging artists, Artists from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island, as well as the Channel islands and Crown dependancies are eligble. 

Micro Fellowship for UK painters, juried by a group of Scottish Art Students.

If you include multiple photos one should be an installation shot, We would like to get a sense of scale. Include dimensions and medium, CV is optional.

 

Please put all files on one pdf.

 

Please also indicate where you saw this listing.

There is no fee to submit.

 

 

Deadline: 
03/31/2019
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Inside Small: Small Works Exhibit CT

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Inside Small: Small Works Juried Art Exhibit
May 30 - June 26, 2019
Greenwich Botanical Center Art Gallery, Connecticut
Curator, Lisa D'Amico PhD

Open to all artists age 18 and over in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. All two-dimensional artwork is welcome including painting, drawing, photography, collage and printmaking.
Completed entry form must be included with all art submissions and emailed to curator. The gallery is NOT accepting submissions directly, they must be emailed to the curator ONLY.
Artwork must not exceed 10” x 10” (including frame if applicable). Artwork weight cannot exceed 15 lbs.  Artwork must have been completed within the past three years. Artwork must be ready to hang. All artwork must remain on display for the duration of the exhibit with no exceptions.
Artists may submit a maximum of 3 entries for consideration with their completed entry form.

DEADLINE: Friday, May 17, 2019

Deadline: 
05/17/2019

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