Tag: Artists

BICAS holds first ‘Art Mart’ event featuring local artists work

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Bicycle Inter-Community Art and Salvage nonprofit organization held its first 'Art Mart' Sunday.The event featured up-cycled bicycle art from BICAS, and provided dozens of local artists a place to sell their artwork.With artists being some of the hardest hit during the pandemic, they relied on local events to make a living, which many were canceled in 2020.Organizers say events ...

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Getting crafty in late May: Hub Crawl event showcases works, artists | News, Sports, Jobs

Work by Kirsten Engstrom.Editor’s note: This is the second of a series.OBSERVER Staff Report North Shore Arts Alliance works on behalf of artists in Chautauqua County. The organization is home to artists representing painting, photography, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, fiber arts, wood, and mixed media. The organization’s signature event is the Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Trail, though we help create and promote a variety of arts-related ...

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How Slow Fashion Is Inspiring Today’s Cutting-Edge Artists – ARTnews.com

These days, brands such as H&M, Zara, Uniqlo, and others dominate the market with low-priced takes on designer wear. Because these lines allegedly rely on sweatshops, manufacture garments not meant to last, and base their business on quickly fading trends, their offerings have been termed fast fashion. In response, another movement has developed: slow fashion, which makes use of craft techniques, aspires toward a ...

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Artists Wanted for Juneteenth Celebration Art Exhibit – We-Ha

A Juneteenth Celebration Art Exhibit will be held on June 5-19, 2021, and is open to all artists of color for work based on the theme(s) of ‘The Intersection of Community, Black Joy, Freedom, History, and Education.’SubmittedThe organizers of West Hartford’s Juneteenth Celebration announce a call to artists for a free art exhibition June 5-19, 2021, at the West Hartford Public Library’s Noah Webster ...

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Lake County News,California – Middletown Art Center hosts conversations with ‘Apart and Connected’ artists

The gallery at Middletown Art Center in Middletown, California. Courtesy photo.MIDDLETOWN, Calif. — Join artists exhibiting in the current show at Middletown Art Center for “Apart and Connected, Conversations with Artists” on Saturday, May 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Zoom. Hear from the artists about their work in the stunning Apart and Connected exhibit. It’s on view until June 20. There will ...

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Best Laptops for Artists – ARTnews.com

Recently, remote working has grown by leaps and bounds—and many artists, illustrators, and designers who rely on a computer to do their job have awakened to the, erm, shortcomings of their current home system (particularly when it’s being used all the time). Laptops remain a widely popular option, with an incredible range of capabilities and builds. We made an honest assessment of some of ...

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Best Heavy-Duty Staplers for Artists – ARTnews.com

Sometimes that desktop stapler just doesn’t do the job. Maybe you’re trying to staple a thick written project , or perhaps you’re a teacher who often must bind dozens of handouts at a time and wants to do so effortlessly. Or maybe you’re a mixed-media artist who needs something with a little more oomph to drive those metal fasteners into a surface that’s a ...

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‘Outsider’ artists are in at Boca Raton Museum of Art

BOCA RATON, Fla. — World-class museums often display the work of highly trained and accomplished artists, but an exhibit showcases work that veers far off that expected road. Gary Monroe spent about 10 years driving into every nook and cranny of Florida’s communities, seeking out the “outsiders.”The makers had no formal art education, and no expectation of who might see or purchase their artwork. ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Collective Black Obsidian Sound System (BOSS) Makes Turner Prize Shortlist, New Representation for Artists Lonnie Holley and Nekisha Durrett

  Highlights of the latest news in Black visual art and related culture   Atlanta-based artist and musician Lonnie Holley is now represented by Blum & Poe. | Photo lonnieholley.com   Representation Artist and musician, Lonnie Holley has joined Blum & Poe gallery, which has locations in Los Angeles, New York, and Tokyo. The news was announced May 7. Born in Jim Crow-era Birmingham, ...

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