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Metal Meshworking in 3D (Coupeville, WA)


September 12-15, 2016

Create biomorphic and geometric three-dimensional forms out of metal mesh in this fun experimental meshworking class. Explore the myriad of form making possibilities as you manipulate stainless steel, aluminum and bronze mesh. Explore the fascinating world of propane torch flame patterning, learn wire wrapping and edging techniques, how to work with silicone caulk, and how to use cold formed colorful glass frit.

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Celebrating Flower Color in Watercolor (Fish Creek, WI)


August 29-31, 2016

Experiment with a bright and rich spectrum of color as you create fresh and spontaneous paintings of flowers using flowing watercolor. The workshop will consist of daily demonstrations, individual painting time, and exercises focused on developing flower studies and skills in brush handling, color mixing, and the method of negative painting.

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Portrait Painting Basics (Philadelphia, PA)


July 23-24, 2016

This comprehensive workshop covers all aspects of painting a traditional portrait. Topics include achieving a likeness, modeling light and shade, mixing flesh tones and applying paint through various techniques. All participants will produce at least one finished portrait. Includes demonstrations, portrait history and tips on painting children's portraits. Valuable information for all levels.

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Discover the Joy of Creativity (Scottsdale, AZ)


December 5-9, 2016

Do you feel that your artwork has become stale and a little predictable? Larisa will share the process of creating dynamic paintings while rediscovering the joy of creativity. In addition to the basic principles of painting such as composition, design, values and color mixing, this class will teach students how to paint a credible and convincing painting full of energy.

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Acrylic Painting & Collage Workshop with Robert Burridge (San Miguel de Allende, Mexico)


March 19-25, 2017

This workshop will emphasize loose, expressive abstract techniques, creative tearing and paint splashing. Burridge is a celebrated contemporary painter, contributing author to artists' magazines, college teacher and publisher of his own books. We will be primarily painting in our beautiful studio overlooking the bustling town, along with a couple of optional excursions to experience the beautiful surroundings.

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Watercolor Painting Workshop in Italy (Bellagio, Italy)


June 18-28, 2017

Are you ready for your Italy Adventure? Fly into Milan, Malpensa airport and we will bring you to Bellagio.....a beautiful gem at the very center of the Lake Como region. We will base here for 10 nights, and explore the surrounding villages by ferry as we discover the many painting venues that this heavenly location has to offer.

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Trusting the Painting Process (Bainbridge Island, WA)


August 20-21, 2016

Learn to develop an unpredictable painting while working from a live model. We will explore unconventional methods of manipulating paint and practice responding directly to our true perception of color, form and space. Students will be encouraged to push and pull paint in order to develop a mark making vocabulary in pursuit of realizing their felt sense of reality and atmosphere.

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Photo-Real: Open Call for works of Photo-Realism - Cincinnati, OH

Jul29
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Real-Photo: Open Call for Works of Photography that Appear Non-photographic - Cincinnati, OH

Jul30
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Show Your World: Juried Exhibition - New York, NY - gallery show, digital show

Jul31
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PLATFORM Artist of the Year - Online contest - $375,000 in prizes

Aug1
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Lensflare - Photography Exhibition - Laguna Beach, CA

Aug1
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American Craft Council Shows - Baltimore, Atlanta, St. Paul, San Francisco

Aug3
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Two Person Art Exhibition Contest - Online - Magazine interview & cover, solo promotion & more

Aug5
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MAC Fest 2016 - Milford, CT

Aug6
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Rare Earth: National Ceramics Exhibition - Aptos, CA - $850 in awards

Aug8
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The really, really Affordable Art Show - Brooklyn, NY - $2,050 in awards

Aug12
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San Pedro Creek Tricentennial Artwork RFQ - $735,000 budget

Aug15
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"Decisions" in the context of healthcare - Online Journal & Print Edition - prizes of $500 each in visual art/photography, poetry, and prose

Aug17
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Plein Air Competition, Quick draw, fine art booths - Burnet, TX - $2100+ in prizes

Aug18
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Games: from marbles to minecraft - Dowell, MD - Cash awards

Aug22
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LACDA Fall 2016 Competition - Los Angeles, CA - Solo Exhibit & Group Exhibit

Aug31
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A Show Of Heads - Hudson, NY - Publication Awards

Sep1
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What Becomes A Legend Most: Icons & Idols of the Silver Screen - East Hampton, NY

Sep3
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Lore Degenstein 8th Annual Figurative Drawing & Painting Exhibition - Selinsgrove, PA - $5,000 in awards

Sep9
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Sensuosity Erotic Arts Festival - Cleveland, OH - $600 in awards

Sep15
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Kerrville Outdoor Painters Event - Kerrville, TX - Cash, Merchandise

Sep27
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Celebrate, Contemplate: national juried group exhibition - St Paul, MN

Sep30
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Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition - Denton, TX - $2,500 in awards

Oct1
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Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Fall 2016 - cities in MD, NJ, PA, VA

Oct1
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Wearable Expressions 2017 - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA - $20,000 in awards

Oct5
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The Second Catskill Digital Art Competition - Catskill, NY - Solo exhibition

Oct31
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Fomenar Prize 2016 - Italy & Vienna, Austria - Prizes of more than 12,000 €

Nov30
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Beyond Printmaking 5 - Lubbock, TX - $2500 in cash prizes

Dec15
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New Orleans Art Association National Show - New Orleans, LA - $5000+ in awards

Jan1
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Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Accepting Artist Applications for Spring 2017 - cities in VA, NJ, PA, MD

Oct1
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Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Accepting Artist Applications for Fall 2017 - cities in MD, NJ, PA, VA