CALL FOR ART
Transitivity - February 2-21 2018
First Friday reception, February 2, 6:00pm-9:00pm
OK, you rebel artists listen up! Are you tired of seeing that soulless, generic, nonart that frequently attempts to class up the walls of businesses and even some homes! It is Crazy that it happens when there is so much original art available. You are invited to participate in a radical statement making art exhibit. For this exhibit artists will transform a generic reproduction or mass produced nonart into an original, one of a kind work of art. This is a non- juried exhibit.
Mondays: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on February 12, 19, & 26, 2018
Tuesdays: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on February 13, 20, & 27, 2018
This six (6) session workshop is devoted to creating a realistic 3-D stoneware clay portrait bust (head, neck, and possibly top part of shoulders) of the human head. Clay has been used throughout the centuries to create beautiful and enduring works of art. Clay is a strong, tough, durable, and timelessly beautiful material for creating art. From the very earliest civilizations to the present time, portrait busts made in clay have been one of the most consistent and reliable art forms to survive the test of time.
Prospectus CALL FOR ENTRIES
Throughout history, representation of the human form has been charged with tremendous energy, both positive and negative. Whether a taboo or a revelation of mastery over form and expression, crafting life-like human figures has appealed to us. We use the human nude to master skill, understand ourselves, and push social and psychological buttons. Our goal for our annual exhibit, Exposed: Nudes in Art is to discover how today’s artists explore and represent the human form.
This year we are excited to renew our invitation to artists to submit works in any 2-D or 3-D media, of any style or genre (abstract, conceptual, highly realistic, etc.), for consideration in the Litmus Gallery annual Exposed: Nudes in Art, a competitive exhibit exploring various treatments of the nude, semi-nude, and implied nude human form in modern art.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Throughout history, humans have marked their bodies with tattoos. These body modifications fall into three broad categories: purely decorative (with no specific meaning); symbolic (with a specific meaning pertinent to the wearer); pictorial (a depiction of a specific person or item). These permanent designs — sometimes plain, sometimes elaborate, always personal — have served as amulets, status symbols, declarations of love, signs of religious beliefs, adornments and even forms of punishment. The ‘body art’ culture and practice of tattooing has become acceptable and accessible for people of all trades and levels of society.
As a special event part of the annual ‘Exposed: Nudes in Art’ exhibition (March 2 – April 26), Litmus Gallery is pleased and delighted to include this year at the Friday, April 6: 6-9 pm wine reception, a special ‘Live Art 2018’ show highlighting body tattoos.