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Protected: 2017 Pop-up Studio


Posted By on Feb 25, 2017

LOCATION: Gallery Six Thirteen, 68 Leonard St, Belmont Center (Behind Chocolate Dream, near Barber Shop – facing Bank of America Drive in Window GALLERY CONTACT: Karla Cohen – cell phone: 617-308-2152. COMMITTEE: Studio manager – Rick Corbett Curators: Helen Morse, Mary Lee, Tom Dorsey PR & Social media: Anne Katzeff, Rick Corbett, Helen Morse & Dari Paquette Producer: Christine Chang FURNITURE: (Karla – We can bring in a foldable table for the demonstrations and keep it in the studio room.  Is that ok?  Also, we could keep 2-3 chairs in the studio room for use by artists – that could be used during our events – and then put back into the studio room – would that be ok?  We can try to bring decent looking chairs.) ARTWORK: Organized by Curators FOOD: Only snack foods DATES to note: March 11, 6-8pm Official Gallery SixThirteen opening. (Please tell everyone and invite friends.) (March 17 –Belmont Gallery of Art exhibit: “Art in Bloom” opening) April 7 – new ceiling tiles, all artwork down. April 20 – Gallery SixThirteen reception opening Show 2 April 21 (Friday) – May 5 (Friday) Pop up Studio (2 weeks) May 19 (Friday) – May 26 (Friday) Pop up Studio (1 weeks) June 23 (Friday) – June 30 (Friday) Pop up Studio (1 week) EVENTS: The BAA will hold a maximum of 3 events per “Pop Up Week” – approved by Karla.  Tentatively they will be: Fridays (6-9pm)”PROJECT NIGHT” BAA artists bring their work & equipment to work in the company of others. 6 artists can work, others can come to socialize. Wednesdays (3-5 or 7-9) “DEMONSTRATION” – afternoon for youth, evening for adults artists demonstrate techniques with the opportunity for audience to briefly try out techniques.  One technique, 1-3 teachers Sundays (2-4) “SALON/DEMONSTRATION” – BAA artists “Show and Tell” discuss motivations, techniques, successes and failures. Typically 4-6 artists. We will need to limit attendance because of the seating restrictions. Please contact Rick Corbett () to sign up for Demonstrations and Project Night DISPLAY: Use of 2 walls in the main gallery (in back, perpendicular to front window) and the 4 walls in the studio space for up to 2 artists at a time. EXPENSES: Deposit of $250 for any possible damage to gallery from art making. Rent of $250 to the gallery for each “pop up” week. Gallery buys art hanging system (mentioned in emails)from BAA for $250 WAIVERS: 1) There will be waivers for BAA artists to sign in terms of relinquishing gallery liability for any damage to artwork (similar to what the BGA does for its shows) that may be incurred from being in...

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The Mosesian Center for the Arts invites artists to submit original hand printed work to “Big Print/Little Print” and “Uniform”, a screen print T-shirt Show and Pop-up Shop. This pair of shows will provide a diverse look at all forms of hand printing – BIG and small, esoteric to accessible – including but not limited to screen print, mono print, letterpress, woodcut, linocut, etching and stamped/stenciled work. Submission Deadline: 2/13/2017 Details: on their website. Note: Mosesian Center for the Arts was formerly called Arsenal Center for the...

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A Botanical Inspired Exhibit Featuring a Weekend-Long Exhibit of Floral Arrangements Inspired by the Art on Display In partnership with the Belmont Garden Club and the Belmont Public Library The Belmont Gallery of Art invites artists to submit work for its upcoming Art Blooms in Belmont exhibit. Details and application form on the BGA...

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Pop Up Studio -updated

Pop Up Studio -updated


Posted By on Jan 23, 2017

POP UP STUDIO April- June 2017 – 1-2 weeks per month The BAA is pleased to announce that we have a space for our pop-up studio. This will be a space for members to make art, socialize and display work for sale. The space is in Belmont Center – a new gallery being opened by Karla Cohen, a BAA member. We will hold the pop-up studio April 21  – May 5  – 2 weeks May 19  – 26  – 1 week June 23 – 30  – 1 week After this, we will try to come to an arrangement with the gallery for continued use of the space for our artists. Looking for demonstration and salon artists. VOLUNTEER ROLES Only current (paid) BAA members have a right to use the studio space for work (restrictions on materials may apply) and put up their art. Volunteers have priority to use the studio space. Use of the space will be free. The roles are: STUDIO MANAGERS – Rick Corbett  Coordinate the following volunteers: CURATORS (2 people) – Helen Morse and Mary Lee (with Tom Dorsey) In charge of admitting and hanging work. Possibility of multiple exhibits. Arrangements for sharing responsibilities can be made between curators. Determine what the rules are for eligibility. Those giving talks or workshops get priority. Artist can do multiple talks – but others must be given a chance first. PR managers – Helen Morse and Dari Paquette Responsible for media blasts with announcements of the studio and our events. Pull together artist blurbs and other info. PR distributor for Internet and Social media – Anne Katzeff and Rick Corbett Responsible for taking PR from PR managers and distributing on social media. EVENT coordinator – Christine Chang Organize artists for the workshops and talks. Send their bios and pr materials to PR manager. Supervise needs for receptions. Get volunteers to help for these. SPONSORSHIP manager –Naomi Ellenberg-Dukas and Christine Chang Get sponsorship of donations and funding from local businesses for food/drink and supplies for events. (We will offer mention, posters, pr, coupons). WORKSHOP/SALON leaders – Linda Salter, Nicole Bernstein, Erika Hartwieg and more to come hopefully! Teach a workshop or do a Salon talk about your artwork/inspirations etc. (show and tell). Contact the Curators if you are interested in facilitating a workshop. Every BAA member who is present in studio is responsible for being host/salesperson and handling any sales. You are welcome to bring extra work for sale while you are in the studio. PUBLIC EVENTS: DEMONSTRATIONS– (WED afternoon/eve or Thurs eve):demonstrate your technique, maybe allow audience to try it a little – open to public – drop in – limited space...

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ARTIST CALL: Small Works 2016


Posted By on Oct 2, 2016

Small Works 2016 – $20-$200 Holiday Show & Sale Featuring the “SMALL WALL” The Belmont Gallery of Art and Belmont Art Association invite artists to submit work for its upcoming Small Works / Holiday Show and Sale exhibit. The $30 fee will be waived if the artist donates one 6×6 original work (or jewelry, fabric art, or small sculpture) to the gallery. This is part of the featured exhibit “the SMALL WALL” – low priced work that will maximize attendance.  Artists are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to participate. Download application form. Key Information For full details, be sure to read the application form! APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tues. Nov. 1, 2016 ‐ EMAIL completed application form with images to info@belmontart.org. *Please note that the form should be sent via email to the Belmont Art Association email address, not to the BGA email address. Notice of ACCEPTANCE by EMAIL:  Tues., Nov. 8, 2016 DROP OFF ARTWORK: Sun., Nov. 13, 12-4pm Drop off artwork $30 entry fee (check made payable to “Town of Belmont” or cash only) labels on all artwork inventory list of everything submitted NOTE: labels and inventory form are on the Belmont Gallery of Art website. PICKUP ARTWORK: Fri., March 3, 4-7pm and Sunday March 5, 1-4pm * * * * * * * * Duration of Exhibit: December 3, 2016 – February 28, 2017 Preview Reception: Friday, December 2, 6-8 pm Stay one step ahead of everyone else by getting a first look at the art! You’ll be able to snag your favorite piece(s) before the exhibit even opens officially the next day. Invite friends, neighbors and family! Light refreshments will be served. Show hours: December 3 – 22: Thursdays, Fridays 10am-4pm, Saturdays, Sundays 1pm-4pm January/February: Thursdays, Fridays 10am-4pm, Sundays...

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