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Estuary: A Confluence of Art & Poetry
Published by Moon and Mountain, 2012
Art Editor: Harriette Lawler
Poetry Editor: Agnes Marton
“An estuary is that part of the mouth or lower course of a river in which the river’s current meets the sea’s tide. An abundance of nutrient-rich food is found in this biome. Estuarine environments are among the most productive on earth, creating habitats for 1000s of species to live, feed, and reproduce. 26 artists and 57 poets from around the world have come together in this 120 page, full color book to create an estuary of images and words, art and poetry flowing together.”
Kathleen Jones, Pippa Little, Ágnes Lehóczky, Suzannah Evans, JP Reese, Ira Lightman, Leo Schulz, Toshiyuki Nagashima, Joshua Kam, Alex Pruteanu, Meg Tuite, Ruth Aylett, Kim Moore, Kevin Ridgeway, Ian Duhig, Carolyn Jess-Cooke, Graham Burchell, Tiffany Anne Tondut, Mary Stone Dockery, Claire Trévien, Ameerah Arjanee, Karen Dennison, Tara Birch, Laura Kasischke, Rachel McGladdery, Kristine Ong Muslim, Ryan Van Winkle, Vera Pejovic, Dom Gabrielli, Rick Holland, Susan Keiser, Carolyn Srygley-Moore, Tricia McCallum, Pascale Petit, Noel Duffy, Anna Puhakka, Harry Owen, Melissa Lee-Houghton, Rose Aiello Morales, Yuyutsu Sharma, Antoine Cassar, Peycho Kanev, Robert Vaughan, Agnes Marton, Lisa Gordon, Linda Rose Parkes, Michelle McGrane, Abegail Morley, Kushal Poddar, Rowyda Amin, Lindsey Holland, Sonja Benskin Mesher, Zoë Brigley, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Traci Brimhall, Adrienne J. Odasso and Aad de Gids.
Véronique Brosset, Mark Erickson, Virginia Erdie, Pia B. Lehmann, Ilham Badreddine Mahfouz, Midori McCabe, Brad Michael Moore, Alberto D’Assumpção, Hego Goevert, Olga Dmytrenko, Neil Nieuwoudt, Goro Endow, Ljiljana Lazicic-Putnik, Constantin Severin, Michael Berry, Mohammad Bin Lamin, Katerina Dramitinou, Adrian Bayreuther, Mi-Sun Lee, Emmy Verschoor, Izabella Pavlushko, Mani Bour, Linaji, Harriette Lawler, Oralei Fauble and Juan Rodrigo Piedrahita.
"Butterfly Wall" - © Brad Michael Moore
"Your Breast Coming Closer to Mine" © Brad Michael Moore 2010
"Estuary: A Confluence of Art and Poetry," a full-color, 120 page book. The book will be in landscape format and the pages will be of the heavy-weight Premium paper, which is best suited for art photography. As the arts editor (Harriette Lawler), I am inviting the visual artists. The poetry editor is Agnes Marton of Luxembourg, who is issuing the invitations to poets. "Estuary" will be a registered book assigned an ISBN (International Standard Book Number).
ABS Members involved in the publishing of "Estuary: A Confluence of Art and Poetry," will be; Harriette Lawler, Michael Berry, AlbertoD'Assumpção, Olga Dmytrenko, and Brad Michael Moore. Other ABS Friends included are, Midori McCabe and Emmy Verschoor.
The book will be published in December 2012. 'Estuary' will also connect to a webpage via a Quick Response (or QR) barcode printed in the
Cassandra Gordon-Harris - 2012
Pia Bächler Christmas 2011
Stan Berning - 2011
Visual Artists Forum
Sevgi Ürüm has invited you to the event 'ART FOR PEACE MOBILE ACTION-BALKAN 2011' on Visual Artists Forum!
ANNOUNCEMENT & CALL FOR JOINING AT THE MOBILE ART ACTION..
ALWAYS IN ACTION FOR PEACE!!!
Time: September 4, 2011 at 6:15pm to November 7, 2011 at 7pm
Location: Turkey, Balkans, Mediterranean
Organized By: Sevgi Ürüm, Worldwide Artists For Peace
ART FOR PEACE MOBILE ACTION-BALKAN 2011International Artists for Peace initiative W-AFPIAAP will arrive to Balkan Countries by sea and land in September 2011.
For the first mobile action of the Project, a mobile action to Balkan countries has been chosen, where havy damages and sorrows of wars and the traces of ethnical fightings had been witnessed and can be still seen in the buildings.
The Project aims to travel around the World starting with Balkan Countries.
The artists for Peace will start travelling and doing art actions within the mobile art action for peace Balkan 2011 from Istanbul to Sophia (Bulgaria), Skopje (Macedonia) Pristine, Prizren (Kosovo), Tirana (Albania) Dubrovnik (Croatia), Mostar, Sarajevo (Bosnia Herzegovina) , Beograd (Serbia) Bucharest(Romania).
The Mobile Art Action’s last stop will be in Bucharest -Romania where the artist of W-AFPIAAP, Daniela FURUMUSEANU will organize. The new theme of WALL FOR PEACE “INNER PEACE- PORTAITS IN ONE COLOR” and “ PEACE PLATFORM”will be exhibited at indoor and outdoor art places for 5 days. Video and performances will be shown , the visitors and artists will create interactive art works with the theme “War and Peace Paradox”.
After this action between 4-17 September 2011, “ART FOR PEACE” will continue to surround Balkan Countries from the Sea.
“The Art Action For Peace-Mediterranean 2011” will start from Izmir , between 25.th of September and 1.st October 2011 as being the travellers of the OCEAN MAJESTY CRUISESHIP through the Aegean , Ionian, Adriatic Seas in the Mediterranean Sea. In Izmir, in the last harbour of the mobile art action in the Mediterranean Sea will be the symbolic ”Wall for Peace” exhibited, which join and clamp the World artists together with their artworks.
The documents & impressions of the Actions (photos, videos, artworks which will be created during the Journeys) will be shown and share with people, at our Interaction Space and 21.Art Fair of Istanbul-ARTIST 2011
Interested artists and artlovers, please contact with;
Project Design and Coordinator SEVGI ÜRÜM
Audio Visual Media Design and Publicity : EVRENSEL URUM
Translator and Adviser: Dr. Ali Tamer ÜRÜM
email: email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org
tel: + 90 212 255 45 95, or +90 533 414 10 93
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THE OPENING EXHIBITION OF THE ART FOR PEACE INTERACTION SPACE
We continue our ART FOR PEACE PROJECT by changing and advancing applications (actions) which we started in an internet website in February 2008 with the artists of all over the World.
More than 100 artists from 30 countries contribute and support to our projects, and take part in our art actions since 2008. The diversity of various cultures spread out in waves around the World by meeting of artists and their artworks for Peace.
Art transmits Peace and creates bridges...
One of the steps of our Project, "The Wall for Peace," is in preparation to become a Mobile Art Action in Balkan Countries in September 2011.
"The Art Interaction Space for Peace" will be opened on 4th of June, 2011, in Istanbul, Turkey, with an exhibition of some artworks of, "Art For Peace," "Wall for Peace," Art Actions, and "Hello Interactive Installation ." Show closes: 4th of July 2011.
The ArtBrainStorming artists, whose artworks will be exhibited are as follow:
ALBERTO D’ASSUMPÇAO- PORTUGAL
SEVGI ÜRÜM -TURKEY
Communication: Sevgi Ürüm, Evrensel Ürüm
Galatasaray Kamer Hatun Cad. Daracik Sok. No:1\3 ,
Beyoglu / Istanbul / Turkey
will be showing new oil paintings and drawings
of nudes and landscapes from the south of France and Scotland
at the READING CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR 2011
13th-15th May Rivermead Leisure Complex
There will be a PRIVATE VIEW invitation
for the Friday 13th of May 2011 6.30pm-9.30pm
contact for 2for1 coupon.
Hope to see you there,
Part of the new art work showing at the fair is already on the
Sophia Lindsay Burns
St. Margaret’s House
151 London Road
00 44 (0) 785 395 0384
00 33 (0) 665 313 768
17th Annual TEXAS NATIONAL
"Temple Exits" - © Brad Michael Moore 2010
Brad Michael Moore will show work selected by curator by James Drake, for the, "TEXAS NATIONAL 2011 Exhibition," April 9 - May 21, 2011, at The Cole Art Center and in the Ledbetter Gallery @ The Old Opera House in Nacogdoches, Texas. The opening reception with Mr. Drake will be held at the Cole Art Center on Saturday, April 9 from 6 – 8 pm and is open to the public. The 17th annual TEXAS NATIONAL is sponsered by Stephen F. Austin State University.
Carla Goldberg Exhibiting in Dumbo-Brooklyn
Upcoming Exhibitions for Carla Goldberg
Amos Eno- Brooklyn, NY-Opening Feb. 3 6-9 pm
Gallery 705 "The Body", Stroudsberg, PA Feb.12-March 19. Opening Feb. 12 6-9 pm
Department of Cardiology- Praxisgemeinschaft Marienplatz, Witten, Germany Feb-April
Pomona Cultural Center, Pomona, NY-Opening April 10
BAU Gallery, Beacon, NY SOLO Opening May 14
The Waterfront Museum, Brooklyn, NY July
Kahlshof, Cologne, Germany-Opening Sept. 10th
Skylight Gallery NYC, New York, NY Oct.
Terre-Marrakesh, Morocco- TBA
Carla Goldberg - new works"Ripple" Eddy" Sinker" "Floater" mixed media 2010
Carla Goldberg @ Amos Eno Gallery
Dumbo- Brooklyn, NY
detail of Goldberg's mixed media "Floater"
Amos Eno Gallery
111 Front St, Suite 202
Brooklyn (DUMBO) NY, 11201
Opening Reception Thursday, Feb. 3rd. from 6 to 9 pm
“The Art of Photography Today - Two”
(from the, 'We In Me Series').
© Brad Michael Moore 2010
Camera Obscura Gallery - "The Art of Photography Today 2"
My Art will be exhibited in an upcoming show in Denver, Colorado at the World's oldest photography gallery. I have had three works chosen to be shown at the prestigious, 'Camera Obscura Gallery.' Exhibition dates are from December 10, 2010 through February 5, 2011. Jurors were Hal Gould and Loretta Young-Gautier. My works chosen were from the categories, Abstract/Experimental," and "People." The exhibition's Public and Artists' Reception is Friday, December 10, 2010 - from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Camera Obscura Gallery can be found at 1309 Bannock Street, Denver Colorado 80204 - just across the street from the Denver Art Museum (next to the Colorado State Capital Grounds). ph. # 303.623.4059
There were 231 photographers from six countries, entering 923 images in four categories: Abstract & Experimental, Landscape & Nature, People, and Urban & Architecture. The art of photography has seen tremendous change in the last few decades. The increasing presence of digital imaging has added new dimension to creative exploration and technical excellence. The jurors, Hal Gould and Loretta Young-Gautier, selected 96 photographs, by 81 artists, from 11 different US states - to represent this diverse variety of technique and style. The exhibition selection includes black & white and color images using both experimental and traditional photographic methodology, including three-dimensional compositions.
The Camera Obscura Gallery presented cash awards and certificates of merit at the opening reception on December 10, Brad was awarded a cash prize for one of his works.
Begun in the late summer of 2010, these paintings are being done for Sara Eyestone, the art curator of The La Posada Hotel in Santa Fe, NM.
For further information please call Sara at 505-954-9668 or e mail her at: email@example.com
"A Natural History Part 5 / Squall" © 2010 Stan Berning
ABS Member, Roberta Masciarelli's Art will be presented in Denton, Texas at the Oxide Gallery.
Sophie Burns has just created a new gallery in myartspace.
It is titled, "Miami 2010."
Click on the image or the links below to view.
"+Sketches made on the planes from the Uk to France serve as a base for my paintings. I've been using multiple canvases to create one image, a line drawing overlapping an abstract painting. .+"
detail fasten you seat belt
acrylic and oil on canvas
150cm x 65cm
"Mother of Earth - Mother of Sky" - © Brad Michael Moore 2009
Fall Open Show (ArtBrainStorming)
No overiding theme here - just a place to show us what you have been and/or are up to at this moment. You can enter up to three (3) works - if they are tied together by theme, material, concept. Can't wait to see what you are doing! Send me .jpeg - about 1,000 Kbs no longer than 900 pixels maximum width and 600 pixels maximum height. (I can resize if you wish) - email me...
Hello everyone, friends, art lovers, family and faithful followers
I'm inviting you to two art fairs where I will be showing the work I did this year in Scotland entitled In motion. Drawings and paintings all about a voyage that took me from the buses in Edinburgh, the gardens in Leith to the experience of a frequent flyer ending in the underworld of an octopus's dream.
You can see a selection of the art pieces on my personal website: http://www.sophia-burns.com
1st to the 3rd of October 2010
Contemporary Art Fair in Islington /CANDID GALLERIES /3 TORRENS STREET, ANGEL, /LONDON EC1V 1NQ
Preview evening: Thursday 30th Sept 6.30-9pm, Open hours: Friday: 1-7 pm Sat & Sun: 12-6 pm, ADMISSION FREE
25th to 28th of november 2010
MAC PARIS / Espace Champerret / Hall A / 6 rue Jean Oestreicher / 75017 Paris
A meticulous selection of 125 artists, featuring the best of today’s visual art.
You can get free tickets from this link
otherwise the fair costs 12€ + catalogue
Do not hesitate getting in touch if you needed further information either on my email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone in the UK 00 44 (0) 785 395 0384 // phone in France 00 33 (0) 665 313 768
Warm regards from France and Scotland, Sophia Burns
Sophia Lindsay Burns
Out of the Blue
32-36 Dalmeny Street
Edinburgh EH68RG, Scotland
00 44 (0) 785 395 0384 or 00 33 (0) 665 313 768
"Stew in the Garden - © 2009 Sophia Burns"
Sophia Burns (slb34) has some new art work on myartspace.com. View it here:
Hello just to let you know that I've updated my galleries on my artspace, I hope you enjoy, there's more on my website....and it will be all visible during the two fairs in the autumn in the MAC Fair in Paris (26-29 november) and the Islington Art and design fair in London (1-3 october), kind regards, Sophia
Bonjour à tous, juste pour vous informer que les galeries sur my ArtSpace ont été mises à jour, bonne promenade visuelle, vous trouverez plus d'informations sur mon site perso, et vous pourrez les voir, aux deux foires de l'automne, à Paris Mac 26 au 29 novembre 2010, et à Londres à Islington du 1er au 3 octobre, bien à vous, sophia
www.artbrainstorming.ning.com will continue to be our, "Communication's Wing," after Ning goes Fee-Based on July 20, 2010. There may be some changes - but not many - I expect. As soon as I know for certain - I will start a new discussion on our Ning site. If you still need to join the, "ABS Ning Site," just let me know and I will send you another invitation. To join the Private ABS Ning Site - I must send the invite from the Ning site, and you will need to create a password... I believe they use a valid email address for your User I.D. – bmm
"Red Sky in Shackleford County" © Brad Michael Moore 2004 (Dedicated to Brent - † )
"Buy One Get One Free" © 2010 Chat Kay Ko
Chat Ko is in Paris this June for an art fair called: "Carrousel du Louvre Parigi!"
Here is the link:
Time: June 4, 2010 to June 6, 2010
Location: Carrousel du Louvre
City/Town: Paris, France
Website or Map: http://www.inartisgroup.com/
Event Type: art, fair
Organized By: Carrousel du Louvre/International Artists Group
(The June Show) / "Feeling Soulful"
Seasons change so fast - it is hard sometimes to keep up. But, just as the seasons change - so are the inclinations of our art to vary. So, our, ‘June Show,’ shall be about transitions! Submit a work, which, for you, there was a ‘soul change’ brought on the seasons changing, or the coming of a new year - where we sometimes become compelled to present new aspects of our nature into our art! What new enthusiasm have you found in fresh work? Our site is all about up-to-the-minute work - seeking it, expressing it, and sharing it before we may go forward towards something even newer, or more refined! Let's take our pulse, and see how we are shining presently! Entries are being accepted as soon as possible - and throughout May and June. Feel free to ask questions, and you can still enter work into our past two shows if you have failed to do so and would care to now… - Brad Michael Moore (email@example.com)
"Twenty Canvas" © 2010 Brad Michael Moore
"Three Graces installation" © Carla Goldberg 2010
Time: May 8, 2010 at 12pm to June 6, 2010 at 6pm
Location: bau Gallery, Beacon, NY
Street: 161 Main Street
Phone: 845 222 0177
The May Night Maidens
Murderous intentions in the darkness by river’s edge, the May Night Maidens seek vengeance. Spurned by their lovers, they died violently or committed suicide by plunging into the river to drown their sorrow.
Call them what you will, water ghosts, water spirits, succubus, mermaid demons, nymphs or sprites, by day these sisters of the river dwell at the bottom of the river and walk the banks by moonlight. Upon seeing handsome young men, they fascinate them with songs and dancing in the meadows, mesmerizing them and leading their doomed lovers away to the river bottom to live with them forever.
But is it loneliness or vengeance that drives these women who were once so beautiful and innocent?
In her latest series, “The May Night Maidens”, artist Carla Goldberg continues her use of the fluidity of line which she is known for. Her body or work travels in a sister path to rivers and other flowing waters which she began in “Soundings” and “Bodice of the Goddess” which focused mainly on the Hudson River and the lore of female river spirits.
“The May Night Maidens” goes further afield and explores Russian myth and the darker realm of the tragic and violent female spirits called the “Rusalki” or Drowned Maidens which haunt the rivers throughout the world and across all cultures.
Inspired by the writings of Pushkin and Gogol about the Drowned Maidens which closely echo her own method of creating myth from local landscapes, Carla Goldberg has found that resin lets her capture a three dimensional snapshot of the essence of flowing water in what has been described as a “liquid rhythm which flows and coils through her imagery”. Through this, we get a glimpse of the last thing many an unwary traveler would see on a moonlit night.
Event Type: solo, exhibition / Organized By: Carla Goldberg
BAU (Beakon Artist Group) and Carla Goldberg invites everyone to the event, "bau in Chelsea."
Derived from the art group, "bau in Chelsea" on Mirca Art Group (a Ning Network)!
Place: New York City
Time: May 20, 2010 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Skylight Gallery NYC
Organized By: Carla Goldberg
Event Description: Skylight Gallery is pleased to present “bau In Chelsea”
Opening Reception May 20th, 2010 from 6 to 9 ??
Skylight Gallery NYC
538 West 29th Street. New York, NY 10001
Seven artists representing bau / Beacon Artist Union will be shown at Skylight Gallery. The work shown ranges from painting and sculpture to multimedia work. bau has been a major presence in the Beacon, NY art scene for over 5 years having played a major role in the continued transformation and renaissance of Beacon into a destination for art seekers and a place where art is made. bau is familiar to many New Yorkers who have traveled north to see the Dia collection and then ventured into the town of Beacon. Artist run and organized, bau regularly shows cutting edge art that entertains, awes and sometimes enrages viewers. bau now brings its esthetic to New York City. The members regularly show elsewhere nationally and internationally in galleries, universities and museums, and in public spaces and corporate and private collections.
Please join, “bau in Chelsea,” at Skylight Gallery, which boasts beautiful natural light from its namesake skylights. Skylight is a gallery where the success of the gallery is measured by the quality of the work shown.
See more details and RSVP on Mirca Art Group:
"Paleomeander #4" © 2009 Marsha Lieberman
Landscapes by Marsha Lieberman
Time: June 2, 2010 at 9am to June 29, 2010 at 7pm
Location: Hosmer Art Gallery
Street: West Street
City/Town: Northampton, MA
Website or Map: http://www.forbeslibrary.org/
Event Type: art, exhibit
Organized By: Art & Music, Forbes Library
A month long exhibit of landscape works.
"Sisters" - © 2009 Ali Mabuha (Ali Rahamad)
Ali Mabuha (Ali Rahamad)
At The Third Annual South Asian American Art Festival
You are invited to the grand opening of the Third Annual South Asian American Art Festival at Arena I Gallery.
My War Series will be a part of this exhibition.
Arena I Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90405
Reception: Saturday, May 1 from 4-7 pm
Exhibition: May 1 – May 8, 2010
Gallery hours: Wed-Sat, 12 noon to 6 pm
For details and more information: www.santamonicaartstudios.com
"What do I Know from Sarajevo - 99-09" © 2009 Frank Ettenberg
Akzenta Art Fair / Kunstmesse, Grazer Messegelände
Time: April 29, 2010 to May 2, 2010
Location: GRAZ Austria Messegelände
Website or Map: http://www.akzenta 2010.at
Phone: 0043 650 983 4870
Event Type: grazer, kunstmesse
Organized By: Franklin Joseph Ettenberg
I will have a display of paintings on view one flight up in Halle A between 29th of April and 2nd of May, Open daily from 9:30 until 6 pm
Meine neueste Gemälde sind auf 10 meter Oberfläche installiert, sind sichtbar zwischen 29. April bis 18Uhr, 2. Mai. Ihr seid alle herzlich willkommen!
Germam Artist has joined our group. His sponser is Olga, and his name is Adrian Bayreuther - but his friends call him Bernie. Bernie is already on several page here, and his CV is fortcoming!
"Calligrahically C," © 2010 Chat Hay Ko
Chat Ko is going to Paris in June for an art fair called: Art Fair - "Carrousel du Louvre Parigi" Here is the link: http://www.inartisgroup.com/drupal/node/166
Time: June 4, 2010 to June 6, 2010
Location: Carrousel du Louvre
City/Town: Paris, France
Website or Map: http://www.inartisgroup.com/
Event Type: art, fair
Organized By: Carrousel du Louvre/International Artists Group
Anyone have art news pertaining to yourself, and/or other members of ArtBrainStorming? Send me your notices and press releases, and I will post them here - if they are reasonable and detailed enough. I might consider small images - one per notice, but it will be resized to allow the page to build quickly. After the news page becomes cumbersome (too long) I will begin dropping off the oldest entries at the end. Newest submissions will always begin on top and descend by age.
"100 Artists 100 Dreams" - juried international exhibition at La Leona Arts in Kingston, NY opening in October 2011. Curated by NY painter Sadee Brathwaite. Explores the concept of artists as visionaries and keepers of the creative fires. The project consists of a film, an exhibit, and an art installation. Visual artists (including our Harriette Lawler), performers and musicians discuss one of three dream types: recurring dreams, prophetic dreams or dreams that have impacted them creatively.
"Unlocking the Box" © Harriette Lawler
"Privatsphären" (Private Spheres)
Rearte Gallery in Wien, Austria. 8-person exhibition opening October 2011. ABS members Olga Dmytrenko, Frank Ettenberg, and Harriette Lawler showing with Adrian Bayreuther, Alberto D’Assumpcao, Abd A. Masoud, Izabella Pavlushko, and Constantin Severin.
Here is a great link to determine what time it is across the world...
I am in the Chicago/or Houston Time Zone...
The most recent Micra Art Group book project, "Planet Earth, Planet Art," has works from three ABS members I know of - that being, Bianka Guna, Harriette Lawler, and Carla Goldberg. See link: [ http://www.blurb.com/my/book/detail/1177112 ]. "Planet Earth" goes on sale March 1, 2010, and may also be previewed at that time. Harriette says she is on pages 70-71, and Bianka's are on pages 34-35. The works from artists around the globe are featured within the book's 208 pages said to be, "inspiring, and come together for a truly beautiful and elegant book."
PLANET EARTH PLANET ART
On the 1st March, Mirca Art Group releases its second major art book, Planet Earth Planet Art, in support of the environmental and social grassroots network, ‘Friends Of The Earth International.’ Ninety-five artists present their artwork as a voice raised to bring awareness of the urgent problems of the imbalanced lifestyles and unsustainable environmental consumption we humans face, accompanied by a personal statement which brings the clarity of the artist to these problems. These artists come from such nations as the UK, USA, Saudi Arabia, Hungary, China, Brazil, Greece, Libya, India, France, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden (and many others), and thus this book is truly a global voice, with contributions from East and West, from the developed and developing worlds.
This coffee-table formatted book, and it’s collection of contemporary art forms ranges from the abstract to the photographic, the visionary to the spectacular, and is prefaced by a wonderful poem entitled Make Art, Not War from Nnimmo Bassey, the Chair of Friends Of The Earth International. Cover design is from Indian graphic artist Narasimha Gollapudi Murthy, and edited as collaboration between Mirca Art Group and British visionary artist Bruce Rimell. This book is a must-have for any art lovers wishing to experience the insights of artists addressing the greatest issue that mankind faces today: the protection and sustainability of our Planet Earth and the biodiversity that dwells upon it.
Planet Earth Planet Art is available in three formats, all in 10x8in (25x20cm) landscape: Softcover, Hardcover with Dust Jacket and Hardcover with Image Wraparound, from quality book publisher blurb.com.
Purchase the book from: Http://www.blurb.com/my/book/detail/1182600
For further information, please contact: Bruce Rimell via firstname.lastname@example.org
ABS Member, Sophia Lindsay Burns has sent me this link to her newest gallery at the art space, “MyArtSpace.com” (over 30,000 members) - Thanks Sophia [ (New) Link to view... http://www.myartspace.com/viewer/gallery/?subscriberid=8f4zodr1s9t2adu1&gallery_id=e7f6u4mwuahb2e11
Our most recent "Member-Only" Calls for Entries:
ABS MAY CALL FOR ENTRIES
ABS is announcing a new "Call For Entries," for completion during the Month of May, 2010 (you can submit as soon as you wish, and I will begin to publish your entries). The topic will be open to 'anything' you find important at this point in your life. It could be a concern over a local, national, or universal issue, or, it could be about family, or sanity, or hope for future outcomes before you. In other words, the next open will allow you to express yourself over what is a main consideration for you. Your statement can explain the rest to us. Statements are limited to about 125 words. While only one entry is permitted - it can contain several images - they must be presented as one related group shot though. Two or 3 vertical works could then be presented as a horizontal presentation.
As with all of our Electronic Exhibitions, I will post works as soon as they come to me. Also, I keep older shows open for members who did not enter works originally, but find something later that fits. We are all about art here, and less about deadlines. I understand some member duos also have done Diptychs that are not in the pages - and I will always be happy to add more works. That goes for, "Dichotomies," as well!
Several members have asked if they can bring a new member into the group - I will accept a new member from each current member until we reach the limit of 50. More than 50, and I risk making the same mistake made by the current #artmesh operator - biting off more than I can chew. 50 is a good number!
"ABS Member-Only" Call for Entries
Dichotomy - division into two mutually exclusive, opposed, or contradictory groups: a dichotomy between thought and action.
For our first show, we did diptychs - which created an opportunity to consider similarity, harmony, and unison partnership as our topic. In this Call, I am asked participants to consider dissimilarity, opposition, push & pull as our consideration.
This will be a solo effort and entry for all members who have and wish to create a work that will ascribe to our theme - dichotomy. You can present your work as one or multiple pieces - as long as they are all part of one overall work.
Deadline is March 31st. Please photograph your finished work and send me your entry as a .jpeg - which I will size and prepare for the web site.
Every time we add more new content - new works by you - the searchable database on the Internet created more articles for you - so I hope we will have a large number of our group participate.
You can email me your work and a statement (if you wish) to BMM at BradMichaelMoore.com Please, if you have any questions - use the email interface here for those - however, attachments must go to the listed email address. Thanks, and good luck! - Brad Michael Moore
(*) I hope I didn't miss anyone - talk amongst yourselves - some of our members have no public email address I can find, and most of those folks I used the #am Email Interface. Still, I may have missed someone - hope not.