2003-04-05 / Columnists

From The Artists Studio

By Susan Hartenstein
From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance Open Call For Photographers by Susan Hartenstein

Rockaway Artists Alliance Open Call For Photographers

"Hope Flag" - Photograph by RAA member Roger Carreau. "Through the Lens: A Member Exhibition" comes soon to sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden."Hope Flag" - Photograph by RAA member Roger Carreau. "Through the Lens: A Member Exhibition" comes soon to sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden.

Rockaway Artists Alliance members are invited to submit slides/photos of black and white or color photographs to be juried for the exhibition: "Through the Lens: A Member Photography Exhibition"

Deadline: Submissions must be received by April 15, 2003.

Submission is by slides and/or photos.

The exhibition dates are May 10-June 29, 2003. The opening reception is Saturday, May 10, at 1-4 p.m. in sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden, GNRA.

Only artworks that were not in previous RAA exhibitions will be accepted.

Please include in your submission: Slides/photos: Up to 5 slides/photos of the works being submitted for inclusion are to be placed in a slide sheet/envelope and labeled with slide/photo number, artist's name, medium, title of work, size and price. A corresponding slide/photo list sheet must accompany this submission. The sheet should include any specific installation requirements.

Artist statement, biography/resume (email to RAA, if possible). Self-addressed stamped envelope Mail the above to: Rockaway Artists Alliance/260 Beach 116 Street/ Rockaway Park,NY 11694.

Acceptance notification will be by April 22.

Drop-off of accepted artwork to sTudio 6, Fort Tilden is on Sunday, April 27, 4-6 p.m. or Monday, April 28,6-7:30 p.m.

Hanging fee per artist is $20. Works must be securely framed with wires across the back for hanging. The works must be framed under glass.

Submitted photographs of work may be used for publicity purposes.

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

All RAA events at sTudio 6 and sTudio 7 are presented in partnership with the National Park Service/Gateway National Recreation Area.

For further details and any questions, contact RAA. Phone: 718 474-0861. Email: rockart116@aol.com. Office address: 260 Beach 116 Street, Rockaway Park, NY 11694.

RAA is gearing up for Camp kidsmART 2003 (July 7-August 7). Registration will start the beginning of May. We anticipate registration to fill quickly, as space is limited. Last year the program accommodated 150 campers, ages 6-14, 25 local youth as teen assistants and 25 staff members. We are currently seeking additional space in order to accommodate the tremendous demand. RAA is particularly pleased to be able to offer meaningful job opportunities to our local teens.

Check out the image accompanying the column this week. It is a photograph by RAA photographer Roger Carreau entitled "Hope Flag." The work of RAA photographers will be on display, in May and June, in "Through the Lens: A Member Exhibition." Right now, "Destinations" runs through April 27. See you soon, at the Fort.


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