Thursday, September 30, 2004

Myrtis Bedolla will present a lecture titled "Strategies for Securing Exhibitions in Fine Art Galleries" on Friday, Oct 15, 7-9pm, Pyramid Atlantic, 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Approaching a fine art gallery may be one of the most difficult tasks any artist faces. This interactive lecture will provide artists with effective strategies for securing gallery exhibitions. Ms. Bedolla's presentation will offer tips on gaining exposure through alternative art spaces, preparing a professional portfolio, and methods for pricing. She will also provide insight into how galleries choose their artists and what artists should know before approaching a gallery and signing a contract. Myrtis Bedolla is the president and owner of Creative Artisans, an art consultancy with over 15 years of experience in assisting artists to secure gallery and museum exhibitions, as well as sales to private and corporate collectors. This lecture is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. Please call (301) 608-9101 or email at info@pyramid-atlantic.org, or visit their website at www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org.

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Secondsight member, Haley Pepper, and her fiancé will be getting married on September 25th at the Inner Harbor (ceremony on the Constellation, reception in the Science Center) and they are looking for one more photographer. They already have one friend that will be taking some of the photographs, but they are also looking for a photojournalistic approach to some of the images of their special day. If you are interested, please e-mail haleypepper@hotmail.com

Friday, September 03, 2004

The next Secondsight meeting will be held on Thursday, September 23 at 6.30pm in Bethesda, MD. The guest speaker will be Amy Lamb. For more information, visit www.secondsightdc.com or call me (Catriona Fraser) at (301) 718-9651. Meetings are free for members - $10 for guests.
For a preview of Amy's work, visit www.amylamb.com

Deadline October 15 - Artists, 18 years or older, who live, work or go to school in Prince George’s County, Maryland are invited to enter A NEW DAY: Most Recent Works by Artists in Prince George’s County. Artists may submit artwork in any media, created within the past two years. The selected works will be exhibited in November 2004 at the Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD, and will remain on display through January 14, 2005. The juror will award $1,000 in cash prizes and give a gallery talk. There is no fee to enter the competition. The juror, Vincent Virga, has been called “America’s foremost picture editor.” He most recently edited and designed the picture sections of My Life by Bill Clinton. With the Library of Congress, he co-authored Eyes of the Nation: Visual History of the United States and is now completing Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations. Virga lives in New York City and Washington, D.C. For a prospectus, contact the Arts and Cultural Heritage Division, 301-454-1450, TTY 301-454-1472. or email: Valerie.Watson@pgparks.com.


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