2003-12-12 / Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists AllianceOpen Call To Printmaking Artists
by Susan Hartenstein
From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance by Susan Hartenstein Open Call To Printmaking Artists

Rockaway Artists Alliance
Open Call To Printmaking Artists

RAA is sending out an open call to all printmaking artists for its next exhibition, "PRESSED AND PULLED: A Juried Printmaking Exhibition."  If you wish a printed version of the prospectus (call to artists) and entry form, log onto www.rockawayartistsalliance.com or contact the RAA office by phone, mail or e-mail: rockart116@ aol.com. Our address is Rockaway Artists Alliance/ 260 Beach 116 Street/ Rockaway Park, NY 11694. You will need the prospectus for full submission guidelines.  The entry form is necessary in order to enter your submissions.

Exhibition dates are February 7 through March 7, 2004. PRESSED AND PULLED is presented in partnership with the National Park Service/Gateway National Recreation Area (GNRA) at sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden, GNRA, Rockaway, Queens, NY.

The submission deadline is January 5, 2004.  Submission is by slides, photographs or CD files only.  Submission of up to 6 artworks is permitted.

The exhibit is open to USA artists, a minimum of 18 years of age. Work must be framed and ready to wall-hang.  Acceptable techniques are relief prints, intaglio, silk screening, lithographs, collagraphs and monoprints.


The juror for PRESSEDAND PULLED is Ellen Coleman, a New York City printmaker and active member of the Lower East Side Print Shop.

Remember, you must log onto the RAA website, or contact RAA, for the full prospectus and entry form.

RAA members: Please remember that you may exhibit your artwork on the RAA website.  Contact Christine in the office.

The Queens Council on the Arts’ Art Builds Community Program is presenting "Workshop: Financial Management and Planning for Artists" on Tuesday, December 16, 10-11:30 AM or 6:30-8 PM at 35-20 Broadway, 4th floor, Astoria, Queens.  The workshop is being presented by MetLife Financial Services and is sponsored, in part, by the Independence Community Foundation.  To register for one of the sessions contact Remy Shaber at rshaber@queenscouncilarts.org.

On Sunday, December 14, 1-5 PM, the Queens Historical Society gives an Annual Historic Holiday Tour on the Flushing Freedom Mile at Kingsland Homestead/ 143-35 37th Avenue, Flushing, Queens.  The fee is $10 per person/ children under 12, free.  Kingland Homestead (c.1785), Friends Meeting House (c.1694) and Lewis H. Latimer House (c.1887) are open for touring.  There will be a concert and refreshments.

The Muddy Cup coffeehouse is seeking submissions, short or feature length, for their weekly independent film night. Film night takes place every Wednesday at 8 PM, less than a mile from the Staten Island ferry.  There are no submission fees.  Submission is by VHS or DVD.  Submissions should be mailed to: Muddy Cup/ Att: Bill Woods-Independent Film Night/ 388 Van Duzer Street/ Staten Island, NY 10304.  For more information e-mail: filmfestguy@aol.com or log onto www.muddycup.com.

Thanks to those who made RAA’s holiday party this past Monday such a fun event. Special thanks to Karen McCallion and Tara Scannell for the delicious, beautifully presented goodies.  We all had a great time.

Any questions about RAA, please call us, e-mail us at rockart116@ aol .com or check out our website: www. rockawayartistsalliance.org.

See you at RoCA.

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