Thursday, September 17, 2009

Critique with Nora Heimann

There's one slot left for the critique with August 'Scapes juror Nora Heimann. Anyone who was not accepted in the exhibit, may bring 2 pieces. The critique is on Monday, September 21, 4-6pm. Please rsvp to Those not wishing to participate are welcome to listen in and do not need to RSVP.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Special Offer for TAL Members

The Alexandria Symphony has partnered with us many times and is generously extending the following offer to members of The Art League:

Be Inspired by Nature with the ASO!

The Alexandria Symphony opens its 2009-2010 Inspired by Nature Season on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 8pm at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center.

We would like to offer members of The Art League family – staff, students, and teachers – guest tickets to experience the ASO.

The concert on Opening Night features Vivaldi’s popular “Summer” and “Autumn” from The Four Seasons, Respighi’s vividly evocative Pines of Rome, and Gershwin’s incredible Piano Concerto in F (originally titled “The New York Concerto”).

To take advantage of this offer, please call the ASO Box Office at 703-548-0885 and identify yourself as a member of The Art League.

Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

Full information on the concert may be found here:

Monday, September 14, 2009

Target Gallery - Calls for Entry

The Target Gallery currently has exhibition opportunities that you can submit to.

1. Pandora's Box - Sculptural Show that examines the title's theme
Deadline for entries: October 5, 2009
Exhibition Dates: December 10 – January 10, 2010
Description: This exhibition examines the theme of the title Pandora's Box. Artists must create work based on this theme within a 12 inch square box. The work can be contained within the box or it can explode from the box. The juror for this exhibition is Pyramid Atlantic Art Center's Curator and Director of Programs, Landria Shack.

2. mprint - Survey of contemporary printmaking today
Deadline for entries: November 17, 2009
Exhibition Dates: January 16 - February 21, 2010
Description: An exhibition that examines the current trends in contemporary printmaking today. This opportunity is open to all artists working in the printmaking medium. Our juror for this exhibition is Jane Haslem, owner Jane Haslem Gallery. Jane Haslem Gallery was established in 1960 and specializes in American Art of the last half of the 20th Century. The gallery is known for its in-depth collection of prints by those artists responsible for reviving printmaking in the US after World War II.

3. Going Postal - 2009 Postcard Show - Not Juried, open to ALL!
Deadline for Entry: December 1st
Exhibition Dates: December 3-6 - Reception: December 3, during TFAC Holiday Open House
Description: Going Postal is a fun 3-day exhibition open to ALL artists with the stipulation that the work must be original art based on the 4x6” postcard format. Entry fee is $10 per artwork or 3 for $25, which guarantees entry into the show.

Follow the below link to find out details about each show and how to apply.

Monday, September 7, 2009

fotoweek call for entry

The fotoweek ddeadline is fast approaching: September 13, 2009. Accepted photographers receive an array of publicity and possible cash awards. Visit for details.

Friday, September 4, 2009

Receiving reminder

Just a reminder -- Receiving this month is adhering to the normal first Monday/Tuesday schedule:
  • Monday, September 7, 6:30-8:30 pm (yes, this is Labor Day)
  • Tuesday, September 8, 10 am-12 noon
September is an All-Media Membership Show. See you then!