Sunday, September 10, 2006

Your Brilliant Career

Inspired by last week's ARTLIFE posting on How to be a successufl artists - I thought I'd chuck up the following bits form my email INBOX.

btw - DON'T LOOK is a new, great gallery in Dulwich Hill that is great for video/sound/installation works (it's a shofront with nice little boothable rooms)

it has fantastic wallpaper in one room - plus a 2 way mirror too.

And it's cheap.


Avant Card

Do you want to get your artwork onto an Avant Card postcard? Avant Card
is currently looking for a wide variety of 'great art' to put onto
postcards and distribute into venues Australia-wide. Your artwork can be
themed around a festivity (Christmas, New Year, Valentines Day, Easter
etc.), or you may chose to incorporate Avant Card in some way (their
'globe' logo or a small blurb relating to Avant Card). If you are one of
the successful applicants, 20,000 copies of your postcard will be
distributed across venues for two to four weeks. You will also be
provided with 1,000 copies for your own use. Full credit will be given
on the back of the postcard with including contact details, website and
a small blurb. There is no fee involved to or from the artist; this is
an initiative aimed at supporting Australian artists in providing
national exposure. Artists maintain copyright of their work and all work
must be original.

Contact Email Website Closing 1 November

Dobell Drawing Prize

The Art Gallery of NSW is calling for submissions to the $20,000 Dobell
Drawing Prize. Submissions may use media and materials traditionally
associated with the practice of drawing (pencil, pen and ink, charcoal,
etc.) and those which are part of contemporary drawing practice,
including pastel, watercolour, collage etc.


Closing 22 September

Art in the Park 2006
_Expression of Interest - Sculptors sought for Art in the Park Outdoor Sculpture Walk 2006
Inner West Sculptors are invited to participate in a one-day exhibition in Maundrell Park, Petersham.
Where : Maundrell Park, Stanmore Road, Petersham
When : Sunday 5th November, 2006 from 11-4 pm
Initiated by Marrickville Council, Maundrell Park hosts a unique outdoor gallery space, offering local sculptors, sculpture groups and galleries the opportunity to showcase and promote their work.
The sculpture gallery is set within the park grounds and consists of 7 plinths as follows:
4 plinths approx 900 mm x 900mm
3 plinths 600mm x 600mm
There is also space for 5 larger ground sculptures.
This event is curated and selected artists will be given a payment to assist with delivery, installation and collection of art works on the day.
Interested artists are invited to submit images of art works to:
Submissions must include a brief biography, description of art work, size of art work and contact details.
Deadline for submissions is next Friday 15 September, 2006
For any further information please contact Vanessa Owens
Mobile - 0402 236 619 or at the above email.

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