Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/24~

What Russian artist, at the end of 1921, rejected easel painting and devoted herself to textile and graphic design and theatre sets?

What abstract expressionist painter gained critical acclaim in 1948 with his first one-man exhibition, held at Charles Egan Gallery, at the age of forty-four?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/04/24/april-24/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/22~

What German-Swiss painter helped to create the Schillerschule, Frankfurt’s first school for girls, in 1908?

What photographer, to make a living during the Depression, published postcards, worked on a series of slides on archaeological subjects, and even operated a turkey farm?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/04/22/april-22/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/21~

Around 1582 this artist and his cousins founded an academy that emphasized drawing from life and offered an opportunity to study optics, anatomy, and other subjects considered important to painters.

This American modernist painter was influential in introducing innovations of the European avant-garde to US painters and sculptors.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/04/21/april-21/

Take Me Out To The Ballgame

FenwayApril 20, 1912
The Boston Red Sox play the first game in Fenway Park, defeating the New York Highlanders 7-6.

 

April 20, 1912
The Detroit Tigers play the first game at Navin Field, defeating the Cleveland Naps 6-5. 
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April 20, 1916
The Chicago Cubs play their first game at Weeghman Park (later renamed Wrigley Field) defeating the Cincinnatti Reds 7-6.
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Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/19~

This artist’s most successful prints were produced during 1930 to 1938, with over forty colour linocuts as well as a collaboration on a series of posters for the London Passenger Transport Board.

This photographer/filmmaker/performance artist died, or disappeared, in 1975 at the age of 33 attempting to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a 13 foot sailboat.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/04/19/april-19/

Residencies for artists working on political, social, global and economic issues

OPEN CALL
The Embassy of Foreign Artists  is a unique place for artists to live, work, conduct research, and share ideas. Our spaces inspire all stages of the creative process, from initial experimentation and reflection to the presentation of more finished work…EoFA is a crucial part of Geneva’s artistic community, sought out by established and emerging artists both in Switzerland and abroad.
http://www.eofa.ch/en/   http://www.eofa.ch/en/residency/

Applications are now open, you must submit it before the 30th of April 2017, at midnight, local time (UTC+2). http://www.eofa.ch/en/applications/

Source: Residencies for artists working on political, social, global and economic issues. – Embassy of Foreign Artists