Friday, February 20, 2009

Call to 3D Artists

Sculptors of The Art League,
May 4, 2009 - July 31, 2009


The Sculptors of The Art League exhibit is a fantastic opportunity for three-dimensional member artists to showcase their work. It will be held in the Washington Square Building, 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, in downtown Washington, DC.

Artists may submit up to three pieces digitally. Pieces must be free-standing. No wall hangings will be accepted.

DEADLINE: March 2 at 10am, submitted by e-mail to barbarap@theartleague.org

JUROR:
Rebecca Cross, co-owner of Cross-MacKenzie Arts in Georgetown, is a painter, set & costume designer (Bresee Danskompani, Oslo, Norway & Ballet Rox, Boston, MA) and ceramic artist. Her work is included in the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery and the American Embassy in Bogota, along with hundreds of private and corporate collections. She studied painting, ceramics and sculpture at Bennington College, St Martin's School of Art, London and received her M.A. from The Royal College of Art, London. She then assisted sculptor Sir Anthony Caro for 2 years. Shown widely throughout the UK and the US she has received grants from the DC Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, The American Scandinavian Foundation and is a MacDowell Fellow. Cross’s work may be viewed at www.rebeccacross.com


For full prospectus, e-mail barbarap@theartleague.org.



Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Soup Bowl Bonanza

The Art League School's Ceramics Department is holding its annual Soup Bowl Bonanza fundraiser at the Madison Annex (305 Madison Street) this Saturday, February 21st, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.


$15 gets you a delicious bowl of soup and an artful, handmade bowl. Soup is being generously donated by local restaurants and stores, and bowls are made by The Art League's ceramics residents, students, and teachers. Stop by for food, fun, and to support the Ceramics Department!

Call the School office, 703-683-2323, for more information or visit www.theartleague.org/school.


Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Tickets Still Available!

The Patrons' Show provides new and seasoned art collectors with the great opportunity to acquire quality works of fine art at a bargain price while supporting a non-profit organization and community of artists. For each ticket drawn, ticket-holders go home with a work of art valued anywhere from $175 to upwards of thousands of dollars. Tickets, $175 each, are still available!

The 2009 Patrons' Show features nearly 600 works of fine art donated by Art League members, instructors, and Torpedo Factory artists. The number of tickets sold matches the number of works donated. The show may be viewed in The Art League Gallery from February 4-15 and online.


On the evening of the drawing, Sunday, February 15 at 5:00 pm, tickets are randomly drawn and when the name of each ticket-holder is announced, they may select a work of art!

All proceeds go to benefit The Art League's educational programming, exhibits, and community outreach programs. Please contact The Art League Gallery for more information about this exciting event.


Images:
Robert Liberace, Scola Grande di San Marco, Pen & Ink
Deanna Boling, Three of a Kind, Pastel (Honorable Mention Award)
Marcia Dullum, Context, Acrylic