CALLING ALL ARTISTS!
NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery in Saranac Lake is accepting entries for its 2022 Annual Spring Juried Show. This is an online exhibit. Entry deadline is April 15, 2022 and the exhibt runs May 1-31, 2022. Generous cash prize awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners. All accepted entries are posted on the gallery website and featured on social media.
Pictured below are the winning entries from the 2021 Online Exhibit.
WANTED: NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PARTNER WITH ARTISTS FOR GRANT OPPORTUNITY
Officially recognized nonprofit organizations (e.g., 501c3’s) in our region—including non-arts organizations—are needed to partner with artists for the Creatives Rebuild NY Artist Employment Program (AEP) grant. Successful applications mean a living-wage salary for artists + benefits for 2 years and $25,000-$100,000 for their partnering nonprofit organization. (Editors Note: See ADK A&E e-News #47 HERE for info on CRNY)
The deadline for the initial, phase-1 application, which is relatively short and simple, is Friday, March 25, 2022. For more info or help linking up with artists, please contact Fred Balzac at Fred’s email or 518-588-7275.
FORT FEVER SERIES THIS WEDNESDAY FEATURING RICHARD STRUM
Wednesday, March 23 at 7 pm
The popular wintertime Fort Fever Series continues! From the comfort of your home, enjoy programs led by Fort Ticonderoga museum staff who share their latest fascinating research and cutting-edge discoveries.
In this virtual program, you will learn about President William Howard Taft’s visit to Fort Ticonderoga on July 6, 1909, as part of the Champlain Tercentenary Celebrations.
Thousands flocked to the Ticonderoga peninsula to see the President and commemorate the 300th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s arrival on the lake that bears his name in 1609. Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Academic Programs, Richard Strum, to learn about the preparation leading up to the event, the day’s festivities and the route Taft took to arrive in time for the celebration.
Online pre-registration is required HERE.
JURIED ART SHOW AT ADK ARTISTS GUILD
The twenty-fourth annual juried art show is currently on display at the Adirondack Artists Guild, through April 20. This year the show can be viewed at the gallery as well as online. The juror, Ken Wiley, selected seventy-three works for the show in a wide range of media.
First prize, donated by the Artists Guild, went to Rachel Kmack of Tupper Lake, for her photograph. “Girl with Embroidery at Window.” Chris Covert of Guide Boat Realty provided the second prize for “Juke Joint,” a watercolor by Kathy Ford of Saranac Lake. The third place winner was Mary Woodcock Johnson of Saranac Lake for her oil painting, “The Quilt Barn,” given by Rich Shapiro and Lindy Ellis of Gear-to-Go Tandems.
Visitors may vote for their favorite work while they are at the gallery. At the end of the show, votes will be tallied and the winner will receive a check donated by a friend of the arts.
More Information isHERE.
ADK Artist Guild Gallery, 52 Main St, Saranac Lake, 518 891-2615.
Below: Rachel Kmack with her first prize-winning photograph. Photo by by Barry Lobdell.
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