Aa Studios Call for Artists:
Aa Studios, located at 2645 Doña Ana Road in Las Cruces is calling for regional artists to exhibit in 2015. The 17′ x 25′ studio/gallery features fine contemporary art from emerging artists and artists with limited local gallery representation. Owner Roy van der Aa opened his working studio as a gallery in August 2012 and participates in the North Valley Art Loop openings every 3 months. Five 2-month slots are still available taking either a feature wall or the whole gallery. The gallery has posted hours 3 days per month and is open by appointment the rest of the month. There is no fee to apply or show, but the gallery takes a commission on work sold. Interested artists can email a proposal, short artist bio, resumé, and 8 jpeg images (4″ on the longest edge at 150 dpi) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Proposals are due by December 15, 2014. For details, call 1-575-520-8752.
Call for Artists:
“The December Tiny Show is all about POP ART. All artists welcome to submit work. Artwork must be no larger than 5×7” and must be submitted ready to display by December 11th at Art Obscura Gallery. Art Obscura is located at 3206 Harrelson St.” For more information, please contact Art Obscura at (575) 494-7256 or visit their page: http://Artobscuragallery.com
There is an opportunity for an artist residency in Kingman, Arizona through an organization known as ArtHub. ArtHub is a new art center with a goal to help artists who are starting their careers. Their residency program includes a communal five bedroom apartment, studio spaces and a gallery. Residency lengths are three months in the summer and four months throughout the rest of the year.
The program will begin on January 15th 2015 and will offer artists a chance to concentrate on their artwork without the worry of paying for rent or studio space. Each artist will have a fully furnished room, a studio space with an easel and drawing table, and space on the wall of our gallery. Interested artists may apply through their website to be considered for placement: www.kingmanarthub.com
Call for Submissions: Here and Now Regional Exhibition
The Las Cruces Museum of Art, in partnership with the Stanlee Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, University of Texas at El Paso, announces its open call for submissions for Here and Now, a regional exhibition to feature art in all media by artists living and working within a 150 mile radius of Las Cruces, New Mexico. The show will be curated by Joy Miller, Las Cruces Museum of Art and Kerry Doyle, Director of the Stanlee Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso. The exhibition will be presented by the Museum of Art and the Stanlee Rubin Center, with works by accepted artists displayed at both venues May – July , 2015.
Online, digital submissions will be accepted January 5 – February 27, 2015. Submissions will only be accepted online. Submission is free. Applicants may send a maximum of 6 images, 1MB file size maximum per image. Files should be named using artist’s name and artwork title. Body text of the e-mail must include: Artist name, artwork title, medium, dimensions, and year of completion. Submissions sent with incomplete information on artworks will be removed from consideration. Submitted works must have been produced within the past two years and not have been previously exhibited in Las Cruces. Send submissions to MOA@las-cruces.org. Early submissions will not be reviewed or saved.
Acceptance notices will be sent electronically no later than March 27, 2015. Artworks in the show will not be for sale while on exhibit. Final determination on works to be exhibited is reserved for the Museum of Art and the Stanlee Rubin Center. Submission to the Here and Now exhibition will be construed as acceptance of these conditions.
For additional information, contact Joy Miller, email@example.com or 575-541-2221.
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