2003-01-04 / Columnists

From The Artists Studio

By Susan Hartenstein

Rockaway Artists Alliance

Open Call To Artists

Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) members and non-members are invited to submit artwork for: Vermillion: A Show of RED."

Exhibition dates: February 1- March 9, 2003.

Opening reception: Sunday, February 2 at 1-3 PM in sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden, GNRA.

Theme: RED - ANY SHADE OF RED. Scarlet, Alizarin Crimson, Burgundy, Cadmium light, dark or medium, or even Vermillion. Any shade at all. If the artwork has red in it, it's eligible.

Submitted works can be of various media including, but not limited to: Original paintings, limited edition prints, photographs, jewelry, sculpture (provide your own pedestals), pottery, ceramics, stained glass. Only artworks which were not in previous RAA exhibitions may be submitted.

Dimensions and # of works: If works are approximately 16" x 20" or larger, 2 works may be submitted. If smaller than approximately 16" x 20", 3 works may be submitted.

Works with glass (such as watercolors or photographs): Must be securely framed with wires across the back for hanging.

Submission dates and location: Artwork must be submitted to sTudio 6 Gallery on Sunday, January 19, 4-6 p.m. or Monday, January 20, 6-8 p.m.

Please include with submission: Artist statement, bio (resume), Artist name, title, price, dimensions - of all submitted works.

Hanging fee per artist: $20 for members/$25 for non-members.

Please provide (e-mail, snail mail, bring to office) photographs of submitted work ASAP for publicity purposes.

Those submitting will be asked to sit in the gallery one day during the run of the exhibition.

For further details or any questions, please contact RAA at 718 474-0861 or by email. Our office address is 260 Beach 116 Street, Rockaway Park, NY 11694.

The RAA is always looking for teaching artists. Please forward your resume to our office. RAA is currently seeking a dance instructor, preferably with experience in hip-hop, for our kidsmART after school program at MS 180. Contact RAA for further details if you are interested.

"Sparkle" continues to "sparkle" through January 19 at sTudio 6 Gallery. Many thanks to Dr.Geraldine M. Chapey for the generous words in her column recommending that you visit this RAA exhibition of 65 diverse artworks by 30 member artists. Check it out Saturdays 12-5 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m.

Hope your holidays have been special. See you at the Fort.

Robin Pogrebitskiy working on his latest sculpture.

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