Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Quilting & Art-Related News, May 28, 2013

Community News

·         The three-year old Flying Needles Quilt Guild will hold their 3rd annual quilt show “A Day of Color” June 1-2, 2013 at the Yolo County Fairgrounds. For more info visit: http://www.quiltingevents.com/2013/05/22/woodland-ca-flying-needles-quilt-show/

·         You are cordially invited to attend the June 1, 2013, Artist Talk with MILTON510, contemporary fine artist from Oakland, CA, from 5-7PM at Underground Books, 2814 35th St. in Sacramento, CA 95817, presenting a series of works inspired by Wynton Marsalis based on the same title, "Blood on the Fields." Come hear this highly educational MILTON510 presentation of words and thirty artworks within ten frames, three Victorian window frames, and two Victorian doors.

·         The Brickhouse Art Gallery will have Summer Art Classes starting June 17th for Elementary, Middle, and High School grades! Click the event for more information. Scholarships available. The Brickhouse Art Gallery!!! 2837 36th Street, Sacramento, CA. 95817. For more info please call The Brickhouse Art Gallery at 916-475-1240 or visit:http://www.thebrickhousegalleryoakpark.com/

·         Sisters Quilting Collective's (SQC) next Membership Meeting & Social Thursday, June 13 2013, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Light Refreshments will be served). Please join us and celebrate the joy of African-American Quilting & Textiles. Brickhouse Art Gallery, 2837 36th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817. To RSVP call 916-484-5025 or fayek@springmail.com.

·         African American Quilt Guild of Oakland presents 2013 Quilt Show “Sankofa” Saturday June 15, 2013, 10 – 4 pm @ Allen Temple Baptist Church Family Life Resource Center,8501 - 85th Avenue at International Blvd, Oakland. For more info visit:http://aaqgo.org/AAQGO/Home.html
Register now for the Quilt Camp in Costa Mesa CA July 7-11, 2013. The Orange County Quilters Guild is hosting “Camp Watch-A-Patcher” July 7-11, 2013. They have lined up 13 fantastic instructor offering 43 classes, 31 classes still have space available. All sessions are open to guild and non-guild members.  For more info visit:

·         N O R T H E R N C A L I F O R N I A QU I LT C O U N C I L (NCQC) is sponsoring a special exhibit, New Quilts of Northern California, at the Pacific International Quilt Festival October 17-20,  2013.Entries are due August 9, and acceptance will be sent by September 10,2013. Entry forms are available on the following page, at the April NCQC meeting, and on our websitewww.ncqc.net. Click on the word “Forms”.

Artist Call for entries "Choice"

 Northern California Women's Caucus for Art (NCWCA)

Artists national call for "Choice" a juried exhibition of art in observation of 40th anniversary of Roe vs Wade sponsored by Northern California Women's Caucus for Art (NCWCA). Women artists are invited to submit 2D and 3D artwork around the theme choice. We are seeking artwork in a broad range of media and genre that give voice to women's reproductive rights. Creative interpretations are encouraged. Works may be abstract, representational or incorporate language with visual representation. Only original artwork will be accepted.

Exhibition Dates: December 12, 2013 - January 12, 2014
Venue: Arc Studios and Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Deadline: September 22, 2013

Eligibility: Open to all self-identified women artists residing in the United States
Juror: Catharine Clark of Catharine Clark Gallery San Franciso
Call for entries: http://www.ncwca.org/submission-for-choice.html#dashboard

Monday, May 27, 2013

Photos of Inner Diva, Alter Ego Doll Workshop by Gloria Grandy, May 25, 2013

The workshops are designed for both beginning and expert artists, doll makers, doll collectors and doll lovers. when you create an art doll, as with any creative project, you give it a little of your personality. To truly create an art doll you should explore and find your most imaginative and creative self. 

                                            For more inf call Gloria Gandy @ 916-396-4672