Oct17

11 Local Fibers Artists to Get Hype About

  In honor of Thursday’s Fibers Exhibition Series (presented as part of the Textile Society of America’s Biennial Symposium), we’re turning our focus to fibers this week. Before you go check out work by some of the biggest national (and international!) names in the fibers game on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 6 – 9pm, how about giving a little love to some of the most exciting, innovative fibers artists living right here in Savannah?...

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Aug27

8 Grants for Visual Artists

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Who is eligible: Visual artists including painters, sculptors, and artists who work on paper (i.e. printmakers) who are actively exhibiting their work in professional artistic venues. The Foundation considers need on the part of an applicant for all legitimate expenditures relating to his or her professional work and personal living expenses, including medical expenses. Who isn’t eligible: Commercial...

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Aug22

6 Local Calls for Entry You Should’ve Already Entered

Armstrong State University: National 2-D Competition Exhibition Submission Deadline: October 20 If you live in the United States and you make 2-dimensional artworks that weigh less than 60 pounds that don’t exceed 50 inches in any direction, you’re eligible for this one. There’s a $30 submission fee for entering three images. Thirty finalists will be chosen and if you’re in the top three you’ll win cash prizes. First prize wins $500,...

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Aug20

How to host a studio visit

The large, front room at the newly formed Savannah Artist Collective (13 E. 39th St.) was full this past Tuesday evening for a panel discussion and conversation on “How to Host a Studio Visit”.   The panelists for the evening included: Rachel Reese, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Telfair Museums Erin Dunn, Assistant Curator at Telfair Museums Anna Quinlivan, Gallery Director of the Grand Bohemian Gallery at...

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May16

5 Ways to Improve Your Next Museum or Gallery Experience

For some, going to an art museum or gallery is like stepping into a foreign country. You don’t speak the language, you can never find the bathroom, and feelings of disorientation make you wish you had just gone to the beach. Whether we pace, race, or plod our way through, we all approach viewing art differently. As a foreigner or a seasoned art aficionado at one time or another we all have left an art experience feeling indifferent,...

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