Tuesday, August 26, 2008

call for artists - Plowhaus - the art of love - October 4-Nov1, 2008


You are cordially invited to join the 4th Plowhaus group show at our Gallery at the Tennessee Art League - 808 Broadway(Downtown Nashville): Entitled "THE ART OF LOVE" - Exploring the joys and fears of love and sex and the sometimes dark alternate personalities taken on.

If you would like to participate in this event – Please contact John Holland at Digitaldoodler7@gmail.com. Openings for this show are on a first come/first claim basis and there are 25 spaces available. The fee to enter the show will be $35.

Show Run: October 4th - Nov. 1

Opening Reception:Oct. 4th
Closing Reception: Oct. 31st

The Plowhaus Artist's Cooperative:
Tennessee Art League
808 Broadway
Nashville, Tn. 37203
2nd Floor Gallery

Music City Burlesque Poster Contest: deadline Sept 17, 2008

Well Music City Burlesque is planning one hell of a Halloween Show and we want you to design us one hell of a poster!!!!

The winner will win free passes to the halloween show at The Belcourt & our November 14th show at Limelight as well as a goody bag of freebies from local sponsors.

Simply design the Music City Burlesque Boo-lesque at The Belcourt Poster and email your submission to MusicCityBurlesque@yahoo.com no later than 6 pm on September 17th.

Here are the Details:

Music City Burlesque presents Boo-Lesque at The Belcourt

Date: Friday Oct 24th

Location: The Belcourt Theatre

Showtime: 8 pm

Tickets: $20

Starring : All of Music City Burlesque and The MCB Jazz Quartet

We can't wait to see what you all come up with!!!


Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Adjunct instructor needed for digital photography at O'More

Adjunct instructor for digital photography at O'More is needed.
Interested artists can contact Jeff Fuqua Dept Chair of Visual Communications

St. Joseph Annual Haiti Craft Fair and Flea Market: Deadline Sept 18, 2008

St. Joseph Annual Haiti Craft Fair and Flea Market

will be held October 18th & 19th at the Parish Life Center.

Download info and application (pdf)

The Lions Club of College Grove - The 3rd Annual Cruzin the Grove Festival: Deadline: August 30, 2008

The Lions Club of College Grove Presents:
'The 3rd Annual Cruzin the Grove Festival'
Saturday September 27, 2008

Download application pdf:

Bluesboro Fest - Murfreesboro: Deadline: Sept 1, 2008

Murfreesboro is having a Bluesboro Fest on September 12 -13

Vendors are needed those two days.
The fee is $50 for both days.

Download pdf application here:



2 AMAZING Fall Workshops

brought to you by tHE aRT hOUSE &

Studio BE

(Painting Made Easy class dates will follow next week.)


Abstract Painting Class

The last class was a HUGE success and I know I had to turn some of you away because the workshop was full, so sorry! Sign up quickly for this one. Read below for details.

Abstract Painting Class

Fri., Sept. 19th 6:30-8:30p

Sat., Sept. 20th 9a to 2p

Sunday, Sept. 21st 1-3p

$125 (you bring your own canvas & gloss)

In this class you learn how to layer collage materials, gold or silver leaf, stamping, fabric amidst acrylic paint to create a multi-dimensional painting. We finish it with an epoxy gloss that really makes it all POP! I will send you the gloss info. when you register.

Click HERE to register. Spaces fill quickly.

$25 deposit holds your spot. You can mail it to the address at the bottom of this page.

New Workshops at

Studio BE

September 2, 9, 16 and 23rd

A 4-part class

6:30-8:30 PM

$150.00 +supplies

Deconstructed Books

Taught by: Cindy Wunsch and Kendal Stoney

Click HERE to register for this workshop.

tHE aRT hOUSE...gallery & studio
918 Kirkwood Ave. Nashville TN 37204 | ph 615.480-2409

Call for Art Donations - Safe Haven - Art Sale/Auction - August 23, 2008

+++Call for Art Donations+++

Safe Haven is a Nashville Organization specifically helping homeless Nashville families get back on their feet. This non-profit group has a phenomenal success rate. On Saturday, August 23rd a fundraiser for Safe Haven will be held in East Nashville - coordinated by local realtor Karen Hoff. An art sale and silent auction will be part of the event. We are looking for kind Local Artists to donate 1, 2, or 3 pieces of their art for this fundraiser. All proceeds from sales will go to the Safe Haven organization of Nashville. This is a great way to show your to the public.

If you are interested, please contact John Holland at digitaldoodler7@gmail.com.

artEMBRACE Fall Session Classes will begin September 15th 2008

artEMBRACE Fall Session Classes will begin September 15th! Connect with your neighbors, learn a new artistic medium and be inspired to create something great! Classes last from 4 - 8 weeks in duration.
All supplies are included in the price (www.ymcafunco.org/ artembrace.html), and we offer flexible payment plans!

Here's what's up for Fall Session:

Jewelry-Making w/Pam Hall (Tues, 1 1/2 hrs): This class is so popular we had to add additional ones on Mondays at the Brentwood YMCA! Walk in, bang on some copper and precious stones, walk out with a pair of fabulous earrings and a bracelet!

Wheel-Throwing Pottery w/Dwight Laughlin (Mon, 2 hrs): Learn how to throw, trim, bake, and glaze your very own plates, pots, vases, and you-name-it.

Hand-Build Clay Sculpture For Families w/Doug Stevenson (Mon, 1 hr):
This is our newest class. In it your family will learn how to sculpt masterpieces you can fire up and take home to enjoy for years to come. Refer your neighbor's family and if they sign up, you’ll get a discount!

Wheel-Throwing Pottery w/Doug Stevenson (Tues, 2 hrs): Doug's new to artEMBRACE, but he's been teaching those crazy kids at Watkins College how to throw pottery for years! Fun, fun, fun!

Latin Ballroom Dance w/Emily Masters (Mon, 1 hr): Emily's back! Learn to Cha Cha, Salsa, and Meringue in only 4 weeks! Stick around for the next 4 to learn the cool tricks that’ll really make you shine on that floor! No partner needed.

Traditional Ballroom Dance w/Emily Masters (Wed, 1 hr): This class offers The Tango, Waltz, and more. No partner needed.

Kidz Klay w/Kathy Townsend (Thur, 1 hr): Your child will be encouraged to let his/her creative light burn brightly. And have fun playing in a lot of clay, of course!

Acrylic Painting For Adults w/Cindy Wunsch (Thur, 2 hrs): Cindy is an absolute 3-D magician with paints, canvas, brushes, collage, and imagination! And she'll teach you to be the same. You've NEVER had a painting class quite like this one… and like everyone else, you'll be hooked!

Acrylic Painting For Families w/Marjie Parsons (Wed, 1 hr): The kids just LOVE Marjie! And so do the parents! She can teach you how to focus your wildest dreams onto a canvas! Refer another family and if they sign up, you’ll get a discount!

Classes last for either six or eight weeks. Non-Y-members pay a $45 Program Fee that is valid at any YMCA for 12 months. Download the Registration Form and full Fall Class Schedule at: http://www.ymcafunco.org/ artembrace.html.

To register for a Class: Fill out and mail or bring the Registration Form to: YMCA artEMBRACE, 1021 Russell Street , Nashville , TN 37206 to ensure your place. Or come by a few minutes before the first class in your series. Call artEMBRACE at (615) 226-5577 or e-mail estevens@ymcamidtn.org or gwalker@ymcamidtn.org with additional questions.

Dr Sketchys Goes Back To School with Frankie Apple - August 23, 2008

Dr Sketchys Goes Back To School with Frankie Apple
Sat Aug 23rd
3 - 6 pm
The 5 Spot
$10 (Pre-Register at www.DrSketchysNashville.com)
Dr Sketchy's Anti Art School Nashville is going Back to School! Nashville's Only Monthly Cabaret Life Drawing Session is proud to present Miss Frankie Apple. This local burlesque beauty will be performing and posing for your artistic enjoyment in a Back To School Themed Session. As usual we will have contests and prizes from local sponsors so get ready to score an A + on all your turned in work!
We even have homework for you and you just may get some extra credit!!! Bring your best apple art work! It can be a carved apple, a painted apple, mr apple head etc... Be Creative!
All entries will be judge by ballot during the session. So start on your homework today! No one likes to cram at the last minute!
Calling all class clowns! Our recess will give you the opportunity to tell your best jokes or embarrsing school stories! So get ready to come to the head of the class to share with your classmates!
See you on the 23rd!
Lolly Larry & Lux of Dr Sketchy's

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School - Nashville

Call for images for press - Untitled Fall show - Deadline: August 21, 2008


Send in your images! If you have an image ready for print and will be participating in the next Untitled show, send it to info@untitlednashville.org for possible inclusion in our press release. This is not a requirement to be in the show.

We usually get some press for the show and the press people like to use pictures. This is a good way to possibly get your work published.

Need help? Email us.

What we're looking for:
Ready for print image of your work that you plan to show in next Untitled show. (One image per artist; please submit an image of the piece you are submitting into the next show)

Images that are not ready to print according to the guidelines below cannot be used.
Check the calendar for deadlines.


+ 300dpi
+ cropped to show art only
+ good, clear image quality
+ no glare


+ artist name
+ title
+ size of original artwork in inches
+ medium
+ your website if available

Please see our Images Submission Guide here for helpful links, etc.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

COMIX EXHIBITION: Lexington Art League: Deadline: Nov 7, 2008

Deadline: November 7. The Lexington Art League invites artists to submit entries for an exhibition of comic and cartoon creations. More information: http://www.lexingtonartleague.org.

SOLO EXHIBITION CALL TO ARTISTS: Tennessee Tech Univ.: Deadline: Sept 1, 2008

Deadline: September 1. Joan Derryberry Art Gallery is reviewing slides for solo shows for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 exhibition calendar. All artistic media. Send 20 images, image descriptions,resume, statement and SASE to: University Art Committee, Attn: Janis Nunnally, Joan Derryberry Art Gallery, Tennessee Tech University, Box 5194, Cookeville, TN 38505.


Deadline: August 30. Fee: $15/35. Call to artists in the following categories: Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Metal, Wood, Jewelry, Home Furnishings, Art Quilts and Fashion Accessories. Finalists will be invited to display their work in NICHE Awards exhibit at the February 2009 Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft. More information: http://www.americancraft.com/NICHE_Awards/application2.html.

Call for artists: Norfolk, VA: Design projects: Deadline: August 19, 2008

Deadline: August 19. Two design projects for Town Point Park, a seven-acre Festival Park at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay on the water's edge of the Elizabeth River. 1) Water Feature – Artist wanted to design a signature water feature. 2) Perimeter – Artist wanted to design a perimeter that clearly delineates the street edge as a fence between Town Point Park on Waterside Drive and Downtown Norfolk. The artwork will serve to control pedestrian and vehicle traffic while maintaining the visual connection to the water. More information:http://www.norfolk.gov/Purchasing/artwork_rfp.asp.

2009 Nashville Film Festival Deadline: October 17

2009 Nashville Film Festival Deadline: October 17

Nashville, TN

The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) has announced its 40th annual international competition for narrative features, shorts, documentaries, animation, experimental work and films by young filmmakers. With over $15,000 in cash awards, as well as other valuable goods and services, submitting a film to NaFF offers great opportunities to compete for unique and diverse awards. For more information regarding awards, categories, deadlines and entry fees, visit www.nashvillefilmfestival.org. The festival will take place April 16 - 23, 2009.

Arts & Culture Alliance National Juried Exhibition 2008: Knoxville: Deadline: September 27

Arts & Culture Alliance National Juried Exhibition 2008 Deadline: September 27

Knoxville, TN

The Arts & Culture Alliance National Juried Exhibition was developed to provide a forum for artists to compete and display their work on a national scale. The selected works will be displayed at the Emporium Center in Knoxville, TN from December 15, 2008 - January 14, 2009. The call for entries is open to all artists 18 years and older living within the United States. Entries must be original works completed within the last two years in the following categories: Painting, Graphic Arts, 3-D and Photography. For more information, visit www.knoxalliance.com or call (865)523-7543.

Call for tennessee artists - Tennessee Art League: Deadline: Aug 30, 2008

Tennessee Art League Exhibition Deadline: August 30

Nashville, TN

The Tennessee Art League (TAL) is accepting applications from Tennessee artists, 18 years and older for its Premiere Gallery. Selected artists will receive a two-month exhibition, including an evening artist opening reception. Prospectus is available at www.tennesseeartleague.org or at the TAL building, 808 Broadway, Nashville. For more information, call (615)736-5000.

Cages Bend Community Art Sale: Gallatin: Sept 19, 20, 2008

Please see the information below about the upcoming Cages Bend Community Art Sale.
Registration for space has officially begun, To participate read on:


20% of sales to benefit Rehoboth United Methodist Women's Ministry Fund
( accounting of your sales will be based on the honor system !)
To help us keep track of just how many people will be participating
please fill out the form at the end of this message after printing it out
AND mail it.

Indoor space: $20.00 refundable reservation fee
Outdoor space: $15.00 refundable reservation fee

For indoor placement you will have the use of one 8-10' table
and some power source should you need it for lighting.
No light fixtures will be provided. (approximately 30 spaces 5"x8")

For outdoor placement we have a covered gazebo with a concrete
floor, first come first served on these 10 spaces with power outlets otherwise you should be
prepared with some type of portable shelter, and your own table.
for space in our parking lot which can accommodate 50 vendors.




Friday, September 19,2008 indoor vendors only 6pm-9pm (we have no overnight security for outside)
this will be offered by special invitation only for previewing

Saturday, September 20th 10:00am-5:00pm Rain or Shine

We realize that art is subjective, however ,please respect that this event is being held on
holy ground and discretion is required.

Cages Bend Community Art Sale....Reservation Form

Name: ______________________________ Indoor space: ___ $20.00 Outdoor space: ___ $15.00

Address:_____________________________ Photo: _____ Painting: _____ Wood work ______ Pottery ______

City: _________________ State: ______ Mixed Medium: ____ Weaving_____ Stained Glass ______

email address: __________________________ Jewelry: ______ Metal_____ Other____________

phone: __________________________ brief description: ___________________________________


I understand that the enclosed reservation fee will be fully refunded at the closing of the Art Sale or applied toward the commission of 20% of my sales for the
Rehoboth United Methodist Women's Ministry Fund.

Make check payable to: R.U.M.C Note on memo line: ART SALE RES.


Dawn Bunetta (do not make checks payable to her)
414 Neals Lane
Gallatin, Tn. 37066

any questions please email: dbunetta@bellsouth.net or call: 615/403-1346 ( 9am-3pm)

____ I am unable to participate in person and would like to make a donation of my art to the Rehoboth Marketplace Booth and donate 100% of the proceeds.

To arrange pick up call me at __________________.

Call for Vendors: Berry Hill (Nashville) Craft Show, 9/20/08

Call for Vendors
Berry Hill (Nashville) Craft Show, 9/20/08

Below is the application form and contact information.

For questions or more information please contact:
Charity High Law at 615-566-7897 or Pat Embry at 615-383-3672

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Berry Hill Merchant's Association Craft Fair
Azalea Park
September 20, 2008

Application Form

Booth information and pricing
Booth sizes are 10' X 10'. All crafters must bring their own tables,
chairs and tent (if desired). Set up will be Saturday, September 20
from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. If electricity is required, notice must be
given when submitting the application and will be awarded on a first-
come, first-served basis.

Standard booth space for the day is $25.00. Booth with electrical
hook-up is $35.00.
Payment will be made prior to set-up on September 20.

Cancellation may be made without penalty for any payment received
prior to September 1. No refunds will be made for cancellations
after September 1.

The show goes on rain or shine, and each exhibitor should make
arrangements for wind or rain.

Check must accompany application form.
(A $20.00 fee is charged for returned checks)
Make Checks payable to:
"Berry Hill Merchants Association"

Return completed applications and photos to:
Attn: Craft Fair
Berry Hill Merchant's Association
P.O. Box 41617
Nashville, TN 37204

Or email them to claw@jafreemanlaw. com

For questions or more information please contact:
Charity High Law at 615-566-7897 or Pat Embry at 615-383-3672.

All sales handled by exhibitor. Berry Hill/Berry Hill Merchants Assn
takes no commission on sales.

Exhibitors are encouraged to submit images that Berry Hill/Berry Hill
Merchants Assn may use for publicity purposes. Images must be
in .jpg form, minimum of 300 dpi.

Exhibitors are encouraged to provide email and/or mail lists that
Berry Hill/Berry Hill Merchants Assn may use to promote the craft
fair. These lists will ONLY be used to promote this craft fair on
These lists will not be sold or otherwise distributed.

It is understood that Berry Hill/Berry Hill Merchants Assn does not
carry insurance to cover
your personal property or liability.

Berry Hill/Berry Hill Merchants Assn reserves the right to ask any
exhibitor who does not comply with stated policies or causes undue
disruption to leave the show at any time without refund of fees.

Your signature on the entry form indicates an agreement to hereby and
forever discharge Berry Hill/Berry Hill Merchants Assn from all
matters of actions, suits, damages, claims, and demands whatsoever in
law or equity from any loss or damage to the signee's property while
in passion, supervision or auspices of Berry Hill/Berry Hill
Merchants Assn, its agents, representatives, or employees.

For all disputes, resolution shall occur under the laws of the State
of Tennessee.

Please fill out and detach this form. Be sure to save the top half
of this form for your information.

Please Print

Business Name:

Email Address:


City, State, Zip:

Phone: Day

Cell Phone:

Tax ID # and State of Issuance: ____________ _________ _______

Please provide a description of each type of craft item you will be
displaying for sale:

I have read, understood and accept the policies and liability limits
as stated.


Included with this Entry Form:
[ ] Entry Form
[ ] $25.00 check for entry fee (Payable to "Berry Hill Merchants
[ ] Images in .jpg format (minimum 300 dpi) with permission to use
for publicity purposes as Berry Hill/Berry
Hill Merchant Association deems appropriate
[ ] Email and/or Mailing List to be used by Berry Hill/Berry Hill
Merchant Association for promotion of Berry
Hill/Berry Hill Merchant Association, Craft Fair, September 20,
2008, only.

Untitled Fall Show 2008 : Call for Poster designs! August 13, 2008

Untitled Fall Show 2008 : Call for Poster designs!

Bring your poster designs to the weekly meeting
August 13, 2008 at 7:30pm
at Limelight Nashville
201 Woodland Street

The title of the fall show is "Naked Carnivale"

For details on designing a poster, please visit:

Untitled Artists Group