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Metal Meshworking in 3D (Coupeville, WA)


September 13-16, 2014

Create biomorphic and geometric three-dimensional forms out of metal mesh in this fun experimental meshworking class. Explore the myriad of form making possibilities as students manipulate, join and connect together stainless steel, aluminum and bronze mesh. Lanny will share his extensive knowledge on how to create structures out of metal mesh and he will demonstrate many of the techniques he uses in his work.

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Plein Air and Studio Landscape in Pastel or Oil (Bernard, ME)


September 23-26, 2014

The workshop is open to both oil painters and pastelists. All demonstrations will be given in pastel. The first two days will be a studio landscape painting experience, and the last two will be plein air (weather permitting). Plein Air topics: Finding good subject matter, Setting up your easel, Overcoming changing conditions of light, and understanding the 4 types of light (light and shadow, form, silhouette, and local tone).

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Free-Flowing Landscapes in Watercolor (Fish Creek, WI)


August 29-30, 2014

Let your creative juices flow as you walk the line between representation and abstraction. Allow your watercolors to unleash their natural power with vibrant fluid color, surprising textures, and limitless possibilities. Rob demonstrates his methods and techniques, and outlines a process to create large, loose, flowing watercolor landscapes.

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Learning to See (Philadelphia, PA)


July 22 - August 7, 2014

Have you ever wondered what you should look for when viewing a work of art and what the artist is trying to communicate? The class will focus on American art with specific attention to the works of the twentieth century African American artists featured in the Spiritual Strivings exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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Studio Painting & Drawing (Little Switzerland, NC)


October 20-26, 2014

This representational painting and drawing course is designed to enhance your skills in observation and execution of convincing, three-dimensional forms on a two-dimensional surface. Emphasis will also be given to composition, color, atmosphere and the play of light on a subject within its environment. Both dry and wet media will be used.

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The Still Life in Oil (Langley, WA)


November 7-9, 2014

Focusing on traditional ideas and techniques, students will develop the vital tools for creating skillful, luminous still-life paintings in oil. Focusing on composition and color, students learn to create thoughtful, interesting arrangements and examine the relationships between value, color, and intensity. Class discussions and instructor demonstrations help students build successful skills for independent work and proficiency in problem-solving strategies.

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Plein Air Painting (Sedona, AZ)


November 15-17, 2014

The primary focus of this workshop will be on how to convey the sense of strong sunlight in your paintings by identifying, clarifying and pushing the values. We will also work on achieving clean color in our paintings, and utilize value patterns to aid in developing successful compositions. There will be discussions on materials, scene selection and brushwork.

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Jul29
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Visual Narratives International Photography Exhibition - Fort Collins, CO - More than $1,150 in awards

Jul30
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Celeste Prize 2014 - Exhibitions at multiple venues - 20,500 € in Awards

Jul31
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Second Annual Seascapes and Water Art Competition - Online Exhibition - Lifetime Membership & Awards

Jul31
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

The Gateway To Sedona Artist Competition - Online Exhibition - $10,400 in Awards

Aug1
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Projekt30's September 2014 Exhibition - Online exhibition - publicly juried winners

Aug15
NATIONAL call to artists

The 24th Best of America Exhibit 2014 - Bolivar, MO and Osage Beach, MO - Over $10,000 in awards

Aug15
NATIONAL call to artists

Tangled Fiber Arts Show - A Fiber Arts Collection - Totem - Whitefish, MT

Aug15
REGIONAL call to artists

2nd Annual Artful August Show - Leesburg, VA - $4,000 in prizes

Aug18
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Las Laguna Gallery Call for Art - Laguna Beach, CA

Aug25
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The ART of it ALL 3; An All Media Online Exhibition - Homepage Promotion & Featured Artists

Aug25
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LACDA 2014 International Juried Competition - Los Angeles, CA - 10 museum quality prints (approx. $2,500-$3,000 value) and a solo exhibition

Aug26
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Neither Here nor There: Photography Exhibit - Cincinnati, OH - $1000 best of show & 'season annual' publication

Aug31
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

A Show of Heads - Hudson, NY - $2200 in Direct Art Print Awards

Aug31
REGIONAL call to artists

New American Paintings - 2014 Northeast Competition - 40 winners will appear in Feb/Mar 2015 edition

Sep1
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

EN EM Art Space - Gallery Representation - Sacramento, CA

Sep2
NATIONAL call to artists

LDG Sixth Annual Figurative Drawing & Painting Exhibition - Selinsgrove, PA - $5,000 in awards

Sep4
NATIONAL call to artists

Dark - San Francisco, CA - 3 Juror's Award ribbons & certificates

Sep4
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The 34th Annual Mountain Art Show - Bernardsville, NJ - $1000 Best In Show & several $250 Awards of Excellence

Sep15
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition 2014 - $6,000 in cash awards and an Artist-In-Residence award - Twentynine Palms, CA

Sep15
NATIONAL call to artists

Pennsylvania Ballet 2014 Nutcracker Market - Philadelphia, PA

Sep17
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Water Photography Contest - Online exhibition - Four Grand Prizes, 46 Honorable Mentions

Sep20
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

81st Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature - North Bethesda, MD - $6,000 in awards

Sep22
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National Juried Small Works Show - Clifton Springs, NY - $1,000 in cash awards

Oct15
NATIONAL call to artists

Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition - San Mateo, CA - $1,000 award

Oct15
NATIONAL call to artists

Acrylic Painters 2014 annual juried exhibit - St. Petersburg, FL - Ten cash awards including $2,000 Best of Show

Oct27
LOCAL call to artists

30th Annual Coastal Arts League Juried Show - Half Moon Bay, CA - $650 in awards

Oct30
NATIONAL call to artists

21st Annual Juried Art Exhibition: Contemporary Art - Los Angeles, CA - $7,000 in awards

Jan5
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Embracing Our Differences - Sarasota & Bradenton, FL - $3,000 in awards