This upcoming Saturday the second mother's art salon will be held from 10am - 12pm. Our topic of discussion will be maintaing your professional identity as an artist while mothering.
The salon will be modeled after Donna Dodson's Boston Art Salon. We will start with brief introductions, followed by discussion, then share upcoming events to wrap up the salon. Please feel free to bring invitations, business cards, current art work or a snack to share.
Caleb Cole, IMPORTANT THINGS "Best of Show" recipient, and our site's home page featured artist, has been named a finalist for the Artadia Boston 2009 awards.
For a full press release and more information about Caleb Cole, see Artadia's website and Caleb's online portfolio. Congratulations Caleb!
Excerpt from the Artadia Press Release:
SHORT-LIST OF 15 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR ARTADIA AWARDS 2009 BOSTON
New York, NY—The exceptional range of artists living and working in Boston was evident as three internationally prominent jurors selected the 15 Finalists for the second cycle of Artadia Awards 2009 Boston. Jurors Sanford Biggers (artist, New York), Dan Cameron (Founding Director, Chief Curator, Prospect New Orleans),and Randi Hopkins (Associate Curator, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston)named the finalists out of the nearly 600 applications received for the second cycle of Artadia Awards in Boston.
The 15 Finalists for the Artadia Awards 2009 Bostonare: Claire Beckett, Cree Bruins, Ambreen Butt, Laura Chasman, Caleb Cole, Margo Cooper, Raul Gonzalez, Eric Gottesman, Wendy Jacob, Erik Levine, Steph Plourde-Simard, Nick Rodrigues, Amie Siegel, Suara Welitoff, and Joe Zane.
Artadia Board President Christopher Vroom stated, “Possessing top notch centers of education, museums, galleries, art patrons, and artists, Boston’s cultural community is one of the most vibrant in the country. We are proud to be a part of it, supporting artists directly and raising the visibility of creative practice around New England and across the country.”
TLGUTS now includes a gift shop featuring hand-made items and art work priced under $100. This shop gives artists and artisans a place to sell their lesser priced, high quality works and prints. It also helps fill a niche* in the downtown Lynn community by offering a quality, affordable retail option to our neighbors and audience. Each month we will feature an artist/artisan's work here.
This month we are featuring Jeff Fioravanti. Jeff is an extraordinary talent, and is based right here in Lynn. He has achieved national recognition for his pastel work which breathtakingly depicts the American landscape and has been featured in many publications, including American Artist Magazine. To learn more about Jeff, and to see his amazing work, please visit his web site. Contact Jeff directly for larger prints and originals. At the shop, we offer Jeff's smaller Giclee prints, including thirteen different images, signed/open edition (approximately 6x9), as well as card box sets. Each comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from the artist.