Monday, November 13, 2017

Call for artists: Gibbes Museum, Enough Pie, and North Charleston Arts Fest

Come one, come all

Posted by Connelly Hardaway on Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 10:02 AM

click to enlarge Charles Williams' 'The Day After' - PROVIDED
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  • Charles Williams' 'The Day After'
Fall weather means spring art shows, right? Three arts organizations are on the search for artists for upcoming events. Read on for details.

Gibbes Museum, Visiting Artist
Now through Nov. 30, the Gibbes Museum of Art is accepting applications for its spring and summer 2018 visiting artist series. The residency is open to both emerging and established artists in South Carolina, and interested artists can submit a proposal for a 4-6 week session online.
This year's visiting artists included Stacey Kirby, Becca Barnet, Charles Williams, and Patrick Dougherty. Learn more about the Gibbes' current visiting artist, Yvette Dede, at gibbesmuseum.org (or pssst, by checking out our arts feature, out this Wed. Nov. 15).

click to enlarge Enough Pie's annual Awakening arts fest encourages everyone in the community to get involved. - PROVIDED
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  • Enough Pie's annual Awakening arts fest encourages everyone in the community to get involved.
Enough Pie, Collaborators for Awakening: Motion
Starting today, Mon., Nov. 13, through Fri. Dec. 15, Enough Pie seeks collaborators for next year's Awakening, a multi-disciplinary arts event series. This year's Awakening embodies the theme of "motion," envisioning projects that creatively share solutions for mobility and connectivity on roads in the Upper Peninsula.
You can learn more about Awakening: Motion at tonight's knitting circle at St. Julian Devine Community Center, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the John L. Dart Library this Fri. Nov. 17 from 10 a.m.-noon, or online at enoughpie.org/awakeningcall.

click to enlarge fruitsofherlabor_janhollins.jpg

North Charleston Arts Fest, African-American Fiber Artists
Now through Thurs. March 1, 2018, the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is accepting entries from African-American textile artists from around the country for an exhibition presented as a component of the 2018 North Charleston Arts Fest. The arts festival takes place from May 2-6 and the exhibition, titled I'm NOT Every Woman, I'm a PHENOMENAL Woman!, will be on display through June 22.
Every year the fiber exhibition is curated by award-winning and nationally exhibiting textile artist, Torreah 'Cookie' Washington, offering a showcase for African-American artists to display their original designs. The challenge for this year's exhibition is to create a fiber work, such as a quilt, doll, or wearable art piece, that pays tribute to extraordinary African-American women. For more info email culturalarts@northcharleston.org or call (843) 740-5854.

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