Saturday, January 19, 2008

Opportunities

WCA National President Jennifer Colby and WCA-Phila
Member Michelle Wilson sent the following:
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Opportunities

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc.
802 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, founded in
1896, is a national
organization dedicated to the advancement of women in
the visual arts. We
would like to place a Call for Entries for our 112th
Annual Exhibition on
your website. The information to be included is as
follows:

NEW YORK, NY: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc.
112th Annual Open
Juried Exhibition at the Nat’l Arts Club September 23
–October 15, 2008.
Open to women artists. Media: oil, acrylic,
watercolor, pastel, graphics
and sculpture. Over $9000 in awards. Entry fee:
$30/members & associates,
$35/non-members. Juried by slides or cds postmarked by
July 2, 2008.

For prospectus, send SASE to Okki Wang, 431 Woodbury
Road, Cold Spring Harbor,
NY 11724 or download a prospectus at www.clwac.org




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Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for
Circling the Globe Through
Women’s Lives, an exhibition celebrating the global
image of women and their
daily lives, held at the Mills Pond House Gallery
March 29th to April 25th,
2008. Local and national artists are encouraged to
submit works regarding
the subject in any medium. Artists may submit their
work by JPEG (300 dpi,
not to exceed 6 inches in any direction) on CD only.
Deadline for receipt on
entries: February 22, 2008. Entry fee: $30 for up to 4
entries. Send SASE to
STAC, 660 Route 25A, St. James, NY 11780 or visit
www.stacarts.org
for prospectus. (631)
862-6575.
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Newark Arts Council + Gallery Aferro
Call for Fine Art Sculptures
Due March 7, 2008

The Newark Arts Council (NAC) has announced a
competition to create
small sculptures that will be showcased at its April
9, 2008 Annual
Gala at The New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

A Grand Prize winner will be selected to receive a
cash prize of $750.

Up to 25 entries will be accepted for exhibition at
the Gala. The
competition is open to artists throughout the
metropolitan area. The
event, as well as the participating artists, will be
promoted in local
media the NAC. Color images of all works selected for
exhibition will
be included in the evening's souvenir program.

For additional information about the contest, please
contact Gallery
Aferro at ewilcox@aferro.org

http://www.aferro.org/websitebaker/wb/pages/submissions/newark-arts-council-small-sculpture.php



For additional information about the NAC and the Art &
the City Gala,
please call 908-322-1100 or visit www.newarkarts.org

All artists whose works are selected for exhibition
will receive a pro
bono invitation to the Gala and will be seated at the
table where
their artwork is displayed as special guests for the
evening. The
evening provides an excellent opportunity for artists
to mix with
corporate and individual art lovers in an atmosphere
of congeniality.
In addition, the proceeds from the evening will
benefit the ongoing
programs of the NAC, including the ArtStart Grants
program.

Submission Requirements:

• All entries must reflect the theme Art & the City
and suggest the
role of art in urban America.
• Artists may use any materials of choice, with an
understanding that
they should be compatible with a dining experience.
• Work must be three-dimensional and base should not
exceed 15" x 15";
height should not exceed 24".
• Works should be freestanding, have a stable base,
and will not be
placed on pedestals unless deemed integral to work's
presentation and
included with the submission.
• All entries must be received by March 7, 2008.

Please contact the Gallery at ewilcox@aferro.org to
let us know that
you will be participating. Entries must be delivered
packaged in
such a way as to be cartable. Work should be shipped
to Evonne Davis
c/o City Without Walls 6 Crawford St Newark NJ 07102.
Please contact
the gallery for dropoff information.

Artwork will be offered for purchase at the gala
through a Silent
Auction. The artists and the NAC will share equally
in the proceeds
of the auction, with the artist being guaranteed a
minimum of $200 for
works sold. Subject to IRS rulings, an artist whose
work exceeds the
value of the purchase price may be allowed to claim a
deduction in the
amount exceeding the purchase price or auction amount.
Any works that
are not sold must be picked by the artist by April 11,
2008. NAC and
Gallery Aferro will not be responsible for works that
are not picked
up by this date.
--
Emma Wilcox
Curator\Co-Founder
Gallery Aferro
73 Market Street
Newark, NJ 07102
www.aferro.org
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