April is Breaking the Silence month and Safe Girls Strong Girls www.safegirlsstronggirls.org is sponsoring their 3rd annual Chalk Fest on Saturday the 11th in Centennial Park to help raise awareness of of childhood sexual abuse.
Please help by creating an original sidewalk image of your choice. That’s all you have to do. There is no cost to you. Safe Girls Strong Girls will provide chalk. Just show up in Centennial Park on Saturday April 11th anytime between the hours of 11AM - 5PM.
Safe Girls Strong Girls is committed to breaking the silence of childhood sexual abuse and giving girls their voices back.
Please respond to me off list to let me know if you can come.
Thanks so much considering this request.
3.) Visions Art Gallery - Deadline: April 17, 2009
"(Nu)erotic...Or WhyDoes Love Make Us All So Crazy?"
Neurosis is a common affliction… It describes the process by which emotional distress or unconscious conflict is expressed through a variety of issues, which may manifest through physical, physiological or mental symptoms.
4.) The Kent Harrison Arts Council Visual Artist / Writer in Residence - Deadline: May 1, 2009
Program Dates: September 1st 2009 - August 31st 2010
Kent Harrison Arts Council is a not for profit organization, nurturing and
supporting local arts and culture in the region for over 30 years. The arts
council operates the Ranger Station Art Gallery in Harrison Hot Springs, BC.
We are currently seeking writers or visual artists for a one year artist
residency. The art gallery and artist residence are located on the shore of
beautiful Harrison Lake, 1 ½ hours east of Vancouver.
The residency provides an unfurnished 2 bedroom suite with adjoining studio
space on second floor of Ranger Station Art Gallery in exchange for
approximately 8 hours a week public art gallery work. Gallery duties are
fulfilled on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from February to November. In
addition to live-in studio space, the artist in residence presents an annual
art exhibit of their own work or two annual Writers workshops.
This residency is ideally suited to visual artists and writers, although all
artists are encouraged to contact us about their interest.
If an inspirational natural setting, public art gallery work experience and
self-directed, independent studio practice is of interest to you,
email or mail letter of interest, bio and current CV to
The Kent Harrison Arts Council
Agassiz BC Canada V0M 1A0
Application Deadline: May 1st, 2009
All emails must be received no later than by Friday May 1st, all mail must
be postmarked by Friday May 1st
Only shorlisted applicants will be contacted by Monday June 1st
Art in the Park juried sculpture exhibition in Elm Park, Worcester, July 27 – September 31, 2009.
6.) The Great Chattahoochee River Paint Out - Deadline August 1, 2009
Professional and amateur artists gather for 3 days of painting in the beautiful Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area at Island Ford and select sites along the Chattahoochee River in Roswell. You will find tranquility, inspiration and beauty for you and your work as you enjoy three days of on-site painting at specified locations.
Download a registration form from: http://www.visitroswellga.com/include-new/PaintOutRegistsration.pdf
Full information is available at: http://www.visitroswellga.com/great-chattahoochee-river-paint-out.html
A map will be provided and you will choose the location(s) where you would like to paint. The event will be open to the public for viewing as the artists paint.
After 3 days of painting, artists will submit their work for exhibit and awards at a special show and reception on August 15th.The Great Chattahoochee River Paint out Exhibition & Reception will be held at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area at Island Ford August 15th.