Call for Artists – Art Central
WESTERN THEMED EXHIBIT
This exhibit runs from August 5th through October 3rd, 2022
For this open exhibit, we are accepting all mediums! Give us the best of your west! Our region has a rich history of cowboys and grit – We want to see what you think of when you imagine the gold seekers, shantytowns, bucking broncos, golden hills, and chaparral. Find more details in the contract below.
If you are interested in participating, please send an image of your artwork to us at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 15th.
To participate, please download and fill out this artist contract and bring it in with your artwork and payment on Aug 3rd between 10 am-4 pm
We are sorry to have to share the sad news that Fredrix Heavy Duty stretcher bars will no longer be available. At this time, we still have inventory on a variety of sizes from 18″ to 72″ and will offer our members great discounts on our available stock. Please stop in and grab some while you still can!
Spencer’s Piñata Demo
Last week our very own Spencer Collins provided an amazing demonstration at Art Center Morro Bay about Piñata Alcohol inks! She’s a fantastic teacher who sparked new interest among attendees. Keep an eye out for her various upcoming classes for kids, teens and everyone else at Art Central!
Piñata Colors are highly saturated, fast-drying alcohol inks for any hard surface, including glass, metal, plastic, ceramic, stone, leather, resin, polymer clay, YUPO® and more. Available at Art Central so come check them out!
Workshops and Classes
Please remember that we have a small parking lot. If you are attending one of our demonstrations or workshops, and it is not a physical hardship for you, please park on one of the nearby side streets. We appreciate your consideration.
For more info on each class, click on the class title which will take you to our calendar!
When: Saturday, July 23rd
When: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays starting September 13th
Dates: September 13th & 27th, October 11th & 25th, November 8th & 22nd
Local Art News
Call for Artists – City of Arroyo Grande – “Outside the Box”
The City of Arroyo Grande and Arroyo Grande Public Art are looking for artists to help transform the city with artwork by painting electrical boxes. There is a stipend of $1,000 plus, a budget of $250 for art materials for each artist who is chosen.
For more information, visit the AGPA website where all attachments can be found: HERE
The deadline to apply is August 5, 2022, 5pm
Call for Artists – Art Center Morro Bay – “Unlocked”
WHAT: Call to Artists, Unlocked
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA 93442
WHEN: August 9, 2022, 10am – 2pm
Information: Contact Patricia Newton, email@example.com
This engaging exhibit will encompass a variety of artistic expression in all styles, ideas and mediums. Members are invited to submit up to (2) wall hung 2D pieces, (10) note cards, (5) portfolio prints, jewelry and (3) sculptures or 3D artworks. Please print entry forms and submit with your artwork on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, from 10am – 2pm.
One might first consider the feelings of being locked-up. This may conjure thoughts of incarceration and confinement. Shackled by pain and fear, bound by personal or family strife, suppressed emotions of anger, sadness, grief or frustration. In other words, what keeps you locked-up?
Submission information, fees and entry forms are located on the website: artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/entry-forms/
Artist may become a member by going to ArtCenterMorroBay.org or artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/register/
Call for Artists – SLO Botanical Garden – Fall Art in the Garden
Art in the Garden will take place on November 4, 5, and 6, 2022 at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden. They are currently accepting applications for artist booths for this event.
Local artists will have the opportunity to show and sell their work in the Oak Glen Pavilion and throughout the Garden. The Garden’s semi-annual Plant Sale takes place on this weekend as well.
Submit your art to our Virtual Gallery!
Send images of your artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Virtual Gallery”. Please attach your image as a jpeg. Include your name, along with the title, medium & size of the artwork. And although not required, we’d love a few words about your artwork or inspiring thoughts for our viewers! Works can be finished, unfinished, or simply artistic experiments! Once there are enough submissions, we’ll update the gallery.