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Art Around the Web

Have you heard of the Treasure Project? It’s an online collaborative effort to de-clutter and find inspiration in daily objects at the same time. Planning a trip to Boston in the near future? NPR has an interesting story about the Museum of Bad Art. Test your color acuity with this hue order challenge. Prodigious Read more →

‘Scapes: the Annual Landscape Exhibit at The Art League

Rainy Day in NYC by Jill Banks Juried by Joey P. MánlapazJuror’s Dialogue with Erica FortwenglerTraditional, idyllic, pastoral landscapes are expected in a landscape exhibit. Joey P. Mánlapaz, juror for the 2010 ‘Scapes exhibit, hoped to find works that went beyond the view of traditional, sweeping landscape, and instead explored different viewpoints and elements Read more →

The 2010-2011 Art League School Catalog!

Open publication – Free publishing Read more →

How To Write An Artist’s Statement That Doesn’t Suck

Are you updating your artist’s statement/resume? Gearing up for the upcoming Solo Artist Jurying? Check out this post from the Abundant Artist for some helpful tips on improving your artist’s statement! Read more →

Arts Funding News

NEA Funding IncreaseThe U.S. House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, which sets the initial funding level for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), approved a $2.5 million increase for the NEA in its FY 2011 spending bill. Chairman Jim Moran (D-VA), a longtime champion of arts and culture, presided over his first Interior spending bill Read more →

National Cherry Blossom Festival 2011: Art Competition

Official Art Competition seeks illustration portfolios from professional visual and graphic artists. This is the first stage of the process in attaining artwork to be used to represent the next spring festival. Cash awards available. No entry fee. For more information, contact: National Cherry Blossom Festival, 1250 H St., NW, Ste. 1000, Washington, D.C. Read more →