Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Call For Art-- Dolls in the City

All WCAGA members are invited to apply to this curated exhibit. Submission Deadline: April 14, 2013
Exhibit dates: May 3 – June 29.
“DOLLS IN THE CITY:” The major objectives of this exhibit are to raise awareness that sex trafficking is a problem in the Atlanta metro area and to provide an educational platform for the local organizations that are available to help. By encouraging community dialogues around this subject, we hope to help save some of our young people who are victims or potential victims of sex trafficking.
The 2 Rules Fine Art gallery opened in 2011 and is just off the Historic Downtown Marietta Square. Curators: Lois and Becky Rule, owners of 2 Rules Fine Art Calendar:
Exhibit dates: May 3 – June 29, 2013
Submission Deadline: April 14, 2013
Image acceptance notification: April 20, 2013 Artists’ Reception: May 3, 6-9 p.m.
Show Closes: June 29, 2013
Pick up Work: June 30 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
General Information: Applications must include:
* An artist’s statement
*An artist’s resume or biography, including name, address, phone number, and email contact information
* Three high resolution jpeg images of artwork (300 pixels per inch, preferably at least 1200 pixels on longest side)
* A detailed description of the media, size and price
* $30 non-refundable application fee (to help cover the cost of receptions & programs) Type of art considered: * 2D with a maximum size of 48” any side
* 3D with a maximum weight of 40lbs.
Floorspace may be limited. Use of Images: Some images or parts of images submitted with applications may be used for publicity. Sales of Artwork: Commissions will be collected on art sales. 25 percent will be donated to a charity that helps young people escape from sex trafficking. 50 percent will go to the artist. 25 percent will go to the gallery to help cover overhead expenses.
Application Submission: Send application materials by email to Loretta Paraguassu at Label each image as follows: number_FirstnameLastname.jpg Example: 1_LorettaParaguassu.jpg (Number your artwork in the email description, so the image number corresponds to the art piece.)
Mail check to: Loretta Paraguassu, Exhibit Chair 130 Arrowood Court Alpharetta, GA 30009-1838 Make check out to WCAGA in the amount of $30 and note that it is for DOLLS IN THE CITY EXHIBIT.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

WCAGA Website HOW-TO at the ACAC

Meet with us at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center on Saturday March 2 to learn how easy it is to use our new website. Knowledgeable helpers will be on hand to assist you with becoming a website member, posting your photos to your own portfolio page, navigating the website, and more.
If you have a laptop, please bring it. We will be able to load your sign in info onto your own computer for easier future access.

Time: March 2, 2013 from 1:30pm to 4pm

Location: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

535 Means Street NW,
Atlanta, GA 30318

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Let's get to know our Members--Kate Landishaw

Lattice (LM/PARC Series)
Mixed Media

Kate Landishaw was a the founding Member of the WCA in, not only Georgia but in North Carolina as well. She has been juried into several WCA Shows in Georgia, Florida and North Carolina. She is a winner of awards and an avid artist. While concentrating on her business career, she would put up a temporary studio, even in the kitchen, to paint and create. Her father, an artist and her mother, a poet, gave her her first art lesson at age eight. 

Brambled Sky (PARC Series)
Mixed Media
Trees are the main theme in her work. In these art there is atmosphere of melancholy and memory. Concentrating on the bare branches and trunks relay the strong earthiness and near immortality of the trees. The lines of the branches and the stark colors create an abstraction.


To see more work and contact details please visit Kate Landishaw Website.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Shaping the Landscape: Melted, molded paintings featured in JSU exhibit

Shaping the Landscape: Melted, molded paintings featured in JSU exhibit: In today’s on-demand culture, it’s easy to forget the process it takes to create good work. With easy access to top-of-the-line computer equipment, software programs, specialized applications and m...