An Open Letter to all Artsbridge Members

A big hello to all our past, present and future members. I hope you all had a great and safe Memorial Day Weekend!
I write to you all to bring attention to volunteer opportunities now available at Artsbridge. I’m reaching out to you all to first express my personal thanks to all volunteers, past and present. Whether event volunteers or Board members, your help makes Artsbridge the successful art organization it has become.
Second, I ask you to be aware that we have specific needs for a Treasurer, Public Relations team leader and Newsletter writer/editor. The incumbents have been in these roles for some time and in some cases, providing double duty. New volunteers are much needed. The Treasurer is a board level position. The others can but don’t have to be.
Position descriptions for each of these critical positions can be reviewed by clicking on links below for more detail and your consideration. We need to fill these very soon to help grow a great arts organization, continue its smooth operation, to provide leadership opportunities to members and to maintain the stability of our organization.

Positions:

I appeal to you to consider stepping up and become part of our leadership team today. Contact me or any member of the board if you’re interested or would like more information.
Thank you in advance. Have a safe and enjoyable summer. Do Art!

Gary David Fournier, President
551-208-5119
gary@artsbridgeonline.com

srainey@yahoo.com


 

All Artsbridge members are invited to attend all NHAL Meetings.

 


Margie Milne’s, Portrait of Gabrielle
won Best in Show – Drawing
at the Ellarslie Open 36 exhibition
at The Trenton City Museum.

 


 

 

Join 100 other photographers making this project historic

The response from the photography community for this project has been strong and supportive. Approximately 100 photographers have already registered to be part of it. You can, too.

Being part of something bigger than ourselves and having our vision count is deeply satisfying. Together we are documenting the local retail culture and creating a historic archive for future generations. This a group effort.

But! there is only one week left to register and be a project photographer. Our mission is to spend the first three weeks of April photographing locally-owned retail stores in Hunterdon County. We’ll then have an exhibition at the historic Red Mill Museum Village and are working to publish a book of our photos.

The project kicks off in just a few days and you are invited to be part of it. To learn more and to register (if you haven’t already) visit: Photographers.group/hunterdon-retail-2019

 


 

Rodney Miller was awarded the the Artsbridge Artist Laurel. On occasion the Board of Directors vote to give the award to someone for their major contributions to the Arts and the Arts Community. Rodney, as we all know, is a long time member of multiple organizations and is a hard worker for all of them. He has been Artsbridge Vice President, Exhibition Chair as well our photographer in residence. Although he is retiring from the Board, he will continue to work on our shows and programs. The lovely stained glass award (note the camera motif) was designed as always by Sun Flower Glass.

 


2019 is The Hunterdon Art Tour’s 3rd year. Our registration closes on February 15th, the event is May3-5. The event is robust this year.

It would be great to have Artsbridge and/or Artsbridge artists involved. Our goal is to create connections among the arts/artists/arts organizations throughout Hunterdon County and Artsbridge is Hunterdon County institution. Florence Noonan has opened her studio for the past 2 years with THAT.

I’m hoping you could share the event links with Artsbridge’s members through email or a group post…

This is the CAFE listing:

artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6010

This is our website: thehunterdonarttour.com


Lambertville Collage Classes from Nancy Shill

Hello Artists,
It’s Spring and time for another collage class. Lets loosen up and enjoy.
You are welcome whether you prefer abstract or realistic or if you are experienced or a beginner.
You will experiment with approaches to composition and variety using color, texture, tone and line.
Nancy Shill

This class will be on four Tuesday Mornings 10-12:30 at the Lambertville Library.
Dates are April 16 – May 7
Cost is $125
Please respond to this email to hold your spot.
267-679-2976

Checks can be sent to :
Nancy Shill
12 Eden Roc
New Hope PA 18938

 


2018-19 PA Partners in the Arts Project Stream Guidelines (PDF)

Click to download

Applications must be submitted electronically via DCED’s Electronic Single Application (ESA) website (esa.dced.state.pa.us) on or before June 20, 2018. Late applications may not be accepted.

DESCRIPTION

PPA Project Stream provides grants of up to $2,500 to eligible

organizations and individuals to conduct arts projects.

The features of Project Stream are:

  • Grants are awarded annually and applicants must reapply every year.
  • Application is for projects that have not yet occurred. The activities period is from September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019.
  • Applicants may submit one (1) Project Stream application per PPA service region, per grant period.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

In general:

  • Project must be an arts activity, take place in the PPA Partner’s service region and have a public component.
    • In some instances, public access to the arts is limited by circumstances beyond the control of the applicant. Examples of this include programs for individuals who are institutionalized, incarcerated, or otherwise unable to access public programs. Applications for projects providing access to the arts in such environments will not be disqualified as a result of the public being unable or not allowed to attend.
  • For profit organizations are ineligible.
  • The applicant, if an individual, must be at least 18 years old.
  • PPA Project Stream applicants may not apply to the following grant programs for the same grant period: PPA Program Stream, PCA AOAP Track, or PCA Entry Track.
  • PPA Project Stream applicants may apply to the following PCA grant programs during the same grant period: Arts in Education Residencies; Preserving Diverse Cultures; and Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania’s Professional Development and Consulting.

 

2018 Member Show Winners

 

 


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Great opportunity for local artists (within 25 miles of Flemington) to exhibit art at a local yoga studio.

Opening reception for the artist is included.

If you should be interested, please contact Billie at billimaus@yahoo.com or 908-963-9824.

A Life in Balance- Physical Therapy & Yoga
50 Mine Street
Stangl Factory
Flemington, NJ 08822

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Artists’ Gallery,
an artist run gallery in the heart of Lambertville, New Jersey, has openings in the gallery roster and seeks applicants for membership.  Artists who would like to exhibit their work year-round in one of New Jersey’s premier art towns and who would enjoy working with fellow artists in the operation of a professional art gallery can find more information about the gallery and the membership process here: http://www.lambertvillearts.com/membership.php

Applicants should have a body of quality artwork ready to exhibit, preferably will have an exhibition history, and should be able to take on the gallery responsibilities listed on the website.


 

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New website announced that will be a resource for artists to sell their work. We hope it will be like EBay for artists. It will be marketed to Interior Designers and anyone who wants to buy art. Artists may easily upload an unlimited amount of work and create their own Gallery/ Website. Cost is $5 per piece + 20% commission.

Unlike other art websites it will only sell fine art. All mediums accepted.

 

www.designerhouseart.com

 

 

 


ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS!

If you are an ARTSBRIDGE member with news that you would like listed here, please forward 1 JPEG of your work along with your name, artwork title, and a short description of 50 words or less telling about your show. Be sure to include dates and times for opening receptions if applicable. Make all submissions to the webmaster today! PLEASE NOTE: Any submissions to the webmaster will be posted to the site AS IS. We do not edit, proof or spell check your work. Please review prior to submission. We will scale your jpeg down to size if needed. To keep things fair, we only post 1 image per person per show.

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