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Art of Gastronomy II

Celebrate food and drink with all of your senses at the Art of Gastronomy II, two month-long presentation by the Healdsburg Center for the Arts, March 18 – May 14, 2017. 

Dive headlong into the passion, mystique, culture, and beauty of food and drink, as this exhibition explores food and drink, from farm to table, its preparation, its presentation, the gusto with which we consume it, and the power of the memories it creates and evokes.

Categories: We encourage all categories to submit including Mixed media, assemblage, fiber arts, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, painting, drawing, glass, and metal work. Both visual and utilitarian work will be considered.

Entry Instructions:
Non-refundable entry fees: 
Healdsburg Center for the Arts Member Artists: $25 for up to 3 entries (Annual membership is $40); Non-members: $45 for up to 3 entries 

* Open to all artists submitting original work 
* Maximum size: all work must fit through our 6′ x 6.5′ doorway. 
* Free standing work may not exceed 7′ 
* Wall hung work may not weigh over 30 lbs 
* Wall hung work must be ready to hang 
* All work must be original or in case of photographs and printmaking be numbered limited edition 
* HCA reserves the right to refuse work that can not be safely displayed. 

SELECTION 
* Works will be juried by: a gallerist, a chef, a winemaker, and a farmer in keeping with the theme Gastronomy. 
* The jurors will view all work in an anonymous manner 

DELIVERY OF WORK 
All work is to be delivered to Healdsburg Center for the Arts on March 15, 2017, between 10AM and 5PM. 
Artist shipping work, should not deliver prior to March 13. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the artist. Works shipped must include return shipping labels. 

SALES 
* Artist receives 60% of the sales price 
* HCA pays artists on the 15th on the month following the sale. 

PICKUP OF UNSOLD WORK 
Artists may pick up work after the Closing Tea, May 14, 4PM 
Work not sold during the exhibit must be picked up by 5PM on May 15.

Open to all mediums, this is a national exhibit.
Deadline for Submissions: February 17, 2017
Exhibit Dates: March 18 thru May 14, 2017
Opening Reception: March 18, 5:00 – 7:00 PM

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Call for Poetry, Short Prose and Songs

Open to writers everywhere.

Topic:
Art of Gastronomy II
Dive headlong into the passion, mystique, culture, and beauty of food and drink, as this exhibition explores food and drink, from farm to table, its preparation, its presentation, the gusto with which we consume it, and the power of the memories it creates and evokes. Writers, take your flights of fancy on the nuances. Up to twelve will be selected to hang in the exhibit at the curators’ discretion. There will be a public reading in April.

Length:
Poetry up to 2 pages, 12-point font. 
Prose, up to 3 pages double spaced, 12-point font.
Songs: Performance time 5-8 minutes

Up to four submissions per writer.

Entry Deadline: March 1, 2017
Exhibit Dates: March 18 – May 14, 2017
Opening Reception: March 18, 5:00-7:00 PM
Literary Reading: TBA

Submission fee: $10, payable online, by mail, or in person. 

Submit:  Email (word attachment) to: literary.hca@gmail.com  subject line: Gastronomy Submission
Walk in or mail: 130 Plaza Street  Healdsburg, CA 95448. Questions: Cynthia Helen Beecher 707.696.1111

 


POP! The Power of Printmaking

Healdsburg Center for the Arts is delighted to announce POP! The Power of Printmaking, a juried exhibition that encourages printmakers to explore their unique ability to disseminate widely, ideas and information about current themes and concerns. It is also provides an opportunity for artists and the public to experience the printmakers’ artistic visions and to appreciate the points of view of the illustrators, designers and other artists they collaborate with.

Call For Artists: will be posted February 1, 2017

Deadline for Submissions: March 30, 2017

Jurying: will happen April 1 thru April 9, 2017

Notification of Acceptance: April 10, 2017

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Exhibition Dates: May 20 thru July 16, 2017

Closing Tea: Sunday, July 20, 2017, 2:00 to 4:00 PM