“In A First, Spain’s Prado Museum Puts The Spotlight On A Female Artist”


Spain’s national art museum, the Prado, has been around nearly 200 years and has one of the world’s biggest collections of Renaissance and Baroque art.
But only now has it devoted a solo exhibition to a female artist: the 17th century Flemish painter Clara Peeters.
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In A First, Spain’s Prado Museum Puts The Spotlight On A Female Artist : Parallels : NPR

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/30~

What 16th-century northern Italian architect summarized his rules in a landmark publication which was widely translated and spread his influence throughout Europe and into the New World?

What painter’s shift from representation to abstraction occurred between 1938 and 1942 — a reason why he is credited with laying the groundwork for the Abstract Expressionist movement?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/11/30/november-30/

“All Women” Online Art Competition


Light Space & Time encourages entries from all 2D & 3D women artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of the top ten finalists will be held online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of January 2017. Awards will be for top 10 places. In addition, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Special Merit and Special Recognition awards will also be presented as well.
Deadline for Receiving Entries~December 27, 2016
Results Emailed to Artists & Posted~January 1, 2017
Opening of Online Art Exhibition~January 1, 2017



Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/28~

Largely unrecognized during his lifetime, this inward-looking English poet, painter, and printmaker is now ranked among the most original visual artists of the Romantic era.

Although this Color Field painter worked steadily as an artist all his adult life, the work for which he is known was done in a span of five years beginning in the late 1950s.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/11/28/november-28/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/26~

Which 19th century American genre painter was one of the most renowned artists in the country while alive, with more commissions than he could fulfill?

Which American sculptor pioneered applying plaster bandages to models to form a hollow shell, a technique which was a turning point in the his career?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/11/26/november-26/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/25~

Born in Alabama in 1898, this artist studied at the Tuskegee Institute but was barred as an African-American from further photographic studies, so he completed a correspondence course and opened a studio.

This artist was initially attracted to engineering images, and to patterns of nature photographed at close range, but by the mid-1930s she was photographing expansive views of rural and urban landscapes.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/11/25/november-25/

18th Street Arts Center | Visiting Artist Residency Program


The Visiting Artist Residency Program accepts applications from working, professional artists who demonstrate a deep commitment to their practices. The program is open to artists of all generations, nationalities, and disciplines. Applicants are required to cover studio rental costs themselves. Although we primarily support visual artists, 18th Street Arts Center will consider applications from performing artists, writers, and filmmakers as well.

• Residency Length: 1-3 months
• Application type: Open application
• Collaboration: May apply as a team
• Geography: Open to US artists, Open to non-US artists
• Application Ongoing: Yes

Email apply@18thstreet.org to Submit Your Application

For more information~ http://18thstreet.org/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/22~

Which German Expressionist painter and printmaker worked through a variety of  styles before, at age 60, finding the technique in which he would work for the rest of his career?

Which French artist and photographer created an icon of the Surrealism movement when she represented the bestial nature of man with a close-up image of a baby armadillo?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/11/22/november-22/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/21~

What American landscape artist, member of a prominent Philadelphia family of engravers, apprenticed to his brother but by 1867 had decided to become a painter?

What Belgian Surrealist painter became a designer for a wallpaper factory and then did sketches for advertisements, before becoming a full-time painter in 1926?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/11/21/november-21/



12 Artist in Residence Programs a year with $$$ stipend, historic Battlefield house and private access to Gettysburg resources, tours and exhibits:
DEADLINE Extension for “NEW MEDIA” Artists until Nov. 27th!

Twelve times in 2017, artists (or artist couples) will be selected to work in Gettysburg National Military Park for a one month term from mid- January 2017 through mid- January of 2018. The Artist-in-Residence will be granted lodging, and a venue for at least one workshop, lecture or concert and the possibility of an arts donation.

Respective of programmatic themes, all artists world-wide are encouraged to apply, as the Gettysburg National Military Park Artist-in-Residence program is designed for all artists to pursue their particular art form while surrounded by the inspiring landscape and history of Gettysburg National Military Park.

Click here to learn more: National Parks Arts Foundation Submission Manager – GETTYSBURG NMP ARTIST IN RESIDENCE February-March 2017 (Alembic Arts, New Media)