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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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I am passing on this NOTE FROM Biagio Occhino who is putting together an art show/sale event at the Marriott Custom House next to Faneuil Hall in Boston on Sunday November 30, 2014 (biggest shopping weekend of the year) and am looking for 40 Artists to participate. Here are the details: [he] found an awesome classy place, the Marriott Custom House next to Faneuil Hall and steps outside the Blue Line T stop off of State St. It’s going to cost me $2500 with all the rental costs, bartender cost, security costs, taxes and fees. This works out to $62.50 per artist and [he is] making 0$ on this just to be 100% clear. For this price you’ll get the following:  Showcase your art in the famous Marriot Custom House from 1 PM to 8 PM. a) Set up from 12 noon to 1 PM and break down after 8 PM, leaving by 9PM. b) Since street parking is free on Sunday, and it’s the peak shopping weekend, Faneuil Hall area will be overflowing with shoppers. he’ll rent out the 2nd and 3rd center open floor areas and the Counting Room. a) 13 artists will fit on the 2nd floor open rotunda area. b) 18 will fit in the Counting Room, behind the bar area (that why it’s important to rent a bartender; when people drink, they’re more likely to buy Art in a relaxed social setting). c) 9 artists will fit on the 3rd floor and this will be where the music is. d) I’m trying to even out the foot traffic so all areas get the same chance to makes sales and get noticed. he’ll work on getting a few classical music players to play for free during our time here, to play in half hour blocks as back fill music. I was told many of the Berkley student might do this for free just so they can get exposure to play in public.   looking for free help to promote this; it can be any free air play, free mention in the newspaper, and social media sites like Patch, Event Bright, Twitter, Facebook etc. I can post in a ton of Meetup.com groups but we need a lot more than that.  Looking to see if we should partner this with a local charity to get more publicity?  Its open and free to the public and we’d get a lot of the 84 Marriott Custom House residents who are, …very well off to um really rich. This is some serious exposure – most of us never get to have exposure to a rich clientele.  Artist would use a 4 foot...

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Belmont Art Association CALL FOR ARTISTS SMALL ORIGINAL ARTWORKS UNDER $200 at “unCommon Finds” for August. (“unCommon Finds” is a vintage shop at 432 Common Street, Belmont, where the Belmont Art Association has an ongoing rotating show) Must be a current BAA member (meaning you must have joined OR renewed for 2014-2015). Original Artwork, no larger than 12” each side (including frame). Maximum 2 works per artist may be entered.  No jury, but space is limited.  Priority given to members who have not yet exhibited in one of our past shows.  Final choices determined by Christine Chang. Send to info@BelmontArt.org.: –           image of artwork –          dimensions –          title –          price   If accepted, there will be a fee of $5 per work.  No shop sitting duties. There is NO commission on works that are sold, however there is a 2% fee deducted if a credit card is used.  In addition, sales tax of 6.25% will be added to the sale and passed on to the artist who is responsible for appropriate tax declarations.  Jewelry is accepted if you can figure out a secure way of displaying.  3D works accepted.  Also, if accepted, you may put a limited number of cards and/or prints for sale. Deadline for entries – July 7, 2014. Notification of acceptance by – July 14, 2014. Drop off for accepted works: August 3-4 during shop hours (sunday 12-5, monday 10-6) Pick up of work: September 2-3 during shop hours  (10-6) Reception date...

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