2018 Mass Cultural Council Grant for Painters

For the painters in our group – cash grant available –

PAINTING – Deadline: January 29, 2018
Upload five images, in JPG format, into your CallforEntry.org (CaFE) Portfolio. When filling out Mass Cultural Council’s online application in CaFE, select images to submit in the order (1-5) that you wish them to be viewed (left to right).

Preparing Your Digital
Images Images must be saved in JPG format. The pixel dimension (horizontal or vertical) cannot be smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side of your image. The resolution size is a minimum of 72 ppi/dpi. The maximum file size is 3 MB.

Panel review of work samples is anonymous. Therefore, neither your name, nor any information identifying commissions, awards, reviews, and/or presentations should appear on your work sample. Work samples will be tracked by title #1. Work completed prior to 2014 is ineligible.

Review Process
After the application deadline, Mass Cultural Council convenes independent panels to review applications. Panels are composed of artists and arts professionals representing a range of aesthetic perspectives. The review process is anonymous to ensure impartial assessment of each applicant’s work. Funding recommendations made by review panels are presented to the Mass Cultural Council members for final award decisions.

http://www.massculturalcouncil.org/applications/fellows_guidelines.asp


2018 “Anything Goes” Photography Show Winners and Reception Photos

The 2018 “Anything Goes” Photography Show had 101 submissions to it. The reception was held on Friday, January 19th, 2018 from 3-7pm. It was a great time! Here are the winners of the show:

First place: Linda Nelson. “Magical”
Second place: April Brown, “Fox Hunt”
Third place: James Hunt, “Greek Letter”

Honorable Mentions:
Jonathan Rocheleau, “Winter Trees”
Carol Frieswick, “Vinalhaven”
Al Weems, “Reflection”
Rick Allain, “Cardinal Picks St. Francis”

Non-Digital Winner: Mike Zeis, “Red TV”

Congratulations to all of the winners!

2018 Anything Goes Photography Show – details


Carol Arnold Oil Painting Class – Feb 2018


Image by Carol Arnold

Carol Arnold, a member of Richard Schmid and Nancy Guzik’s Putney Painters, is now offering oil painting classes at the Uxbridge Alternatives Gallery! All levels welcomed. The focus will be on drawing, edges, values and color. Carol’s goal is to make this fun and inspiring, while learning how to get to the next level of your growth!

This is an ongoing class that will meet on the first Thursday of every month from 6-9 pm. The cost per student is $15/hour if there are 5 or more student in the class. If there are less than 5 student in the class, the cost per student is $20/hour. Class will be cancelled if fewer than 3 students register. The maximum class size will be 10 artists.

When:
Thursday, Feb 1, 2018
6pm – 9pm

Where:
BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery
5 South Main Street
Uxbridge, MA

There is a TON of free parking immediately next to this building. It is fully and easily handicapped accessible.

BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Art Gallery Information

The cost per student is $15/hour if there are 5 or more student in the class. If there are less than 5 student in the class, the cost per student is $20/hour. This class is open to the public. Please make sure you register beforehand so we know how many to expect.

To register, email: carol@carolarnoldfineart.com

The featured instructor for this class is Carol Arnold.

http://carolarnoldfineart.com/


Carol Arnold Monthly Critique – Feb 2018


Image by Carol Arnold

Carol Arnold, a member of Richard Schmid and Nancy Guzik’s Putney Painters, is starting a monthly critique session at the Uxbridge Gallery on the 1st Monday of each month. The session will start at 6:30pm and run until all works are fully discussed. You can bring in 2-3 pieces of work in progress for a learning critique. This is open to the public. There is a $5 fee to have your works reviewed.

When:
Monday, Feb 5, 2018
6:30pm – until done

Where:
BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery
5 South Main Street
Uxbridge, MA

There is a TON of free parking immediately next to this building. It is fully and easily handicapped accessible.

BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Art Gallery Information

The cost of the workshop is $5 for 2-3 paintings. It is open to the public. Please make sure you register beforehand so we know how many to expect.

BVAA Online Registration Form

The featured artist for this workshop is Carol Arnold.

http://carolarnoldfineart.com/