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Buyers Market Will Help Connect Smithsonian and ArtistsBALTIMORE (March 28, 2011) — The Smithsonian’s search for new American-made products for its museum stores has come to the Buyers Market of American Craft.
Smithsonian Enterprises officials have said they will welcome suggestions and consider products from Buyers Market exhibitors. They [...]

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The 2nd annual BECA Foundation un-juried, open-registration, international exhibition of art + design – registration is open until allocated spaces are full or January 9, 2011, whichever comes first.
The purpose of this non-juried experimental, group exhibition is to further broaden exhibition opportunities and to discover and highlight new approaches by emerging [...]

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Artrise – Social Networking for the Arts
Artrise brings a new level to the social networking experience for artists. As an art social network, artrise is based on the ideals of connecting good, talented artists to the right people: other artists — whether you’re a photographer, musician, sculptor, digital artist, or graphic designer — industry professionals, [...]

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Artists worldwide working in all sculptural disciplines and media: wood, glass, stone, all metals, clay, mixed media, biodegradable, new and innovative materials, are invited to create original, beautiful objects that are intended to contain all, or a portion of, an individual’s cremated remains. Artworks will be selected on the basis of their originality, high quality, [...]

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I’ve just updated the online version of my “Mother’s 45s” project to commemorate its 20th Anniversary … created and shown at Gallery One in Providence, Rhode Island, 1990 … this year.
As a tribute … my mother died in 1983 … I matched her 45rpm records with the family photographs to create assemblages by using the hole [...]

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A Review, Published, American Chronicle, Feb. 22, 2010, at:
[Publisher, Novelzine, 2010,164 pp., soft cover, $15.99]
by William Hughes
Baltimore, MD — Stephen Janis is an awarding-winning investigative reporter. The urban crime scene is his beat. His engrossing, surreal novel, “This Dream Called Death,” is his second book.
The fast-paced story is set [...]

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10 Secrets To Sell Art In A Down Economy
By art publisher and marketing expert B. Eric Rhoads
If you’re an artist blessed with a marketing gene, you may already
know these secrets. [...]

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It’s Baltimore, Hon!:  Did Mayor Dixon Steal from the Poor?
by William Hughes
“Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.” – H.
L. Mencken
Baltimore, MD – On Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, the criminal trial of Mayor
Sheila Dixon will open up in the Circuit Court House, only two blocks
from City Hall, [...]

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Video: “Baltimore Four” Arrested–Health Care for All
On Oct. 29, 2009, four activists, who support a Medicare for All solution to our healthcare crisis, were arrested in Baltimore, MD, for trespassing. They were engaged in a “patients before profits sit-in” at a 17-story tower, which houses an office of the insurance giant, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. It’s [...]

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As part of our autumn schedule Tensta Konsthall will be presenting
the performance promenade Behind The Yellow Wallpaper. Taking inspiration
from Charlotte Perkins Gillman’s classic feminist novel The Yellow Wallpaper
from 1899, a group of performing artists from Sweden, Norway and
Denmark have created a performance that is a guided tour of the space of
the art centre. The project [...]

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Saturday, November 14, 2009
Keynote Address: 4 — 5:30pm
Book signing and reception to follow
SVA Theatre, 333 West 23 Street, New York City
Conference Panels: 10am — 3:30pm
133/141 West 21 Street, 10th [...]

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Ralph Nader is an American original! He’s activist, a courageous gadfly, a former presidential candidate, a champion of social justice and a best selling author. His latest book is: “Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!” On the evening of Oct. 8, 2009, he spoke at the popular restaurant/bookstore “Busboys & Poets,” in Washington, D.C. Nader, [...]

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New Dark – Temporary Online Gallery Now Open
Limited Edition Fine Art Prints for a New Dark Age
New Dark is an annual art creation event undertaken by a select group of emerging digital artists and photographers.  During the early summer of 2009 the New Dark group collaborated across the world for a 12 hour event to [...]

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I am writing in response to my abrupt, incorrect, rude and inappropriate removal from the 2010 exhibit schedule by the exhibit committee at the Dundalk Community College in Baltimore, MD. My work was rejected because of an abstract and ambiguous censorship policy which the Dean on the exhibit review committee of the college has.

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Tooth Pick Art

Mountainsong Galleries Presents Steven J. Backman, Toothpick Sculptor
Mountainson Galleries is the EXCLUSIVE world-wide gallery to represent Steven J. Backman, Toothpick Sculptor.  Mr. Backman has been creating one-of-a-kind toothpick art for over thirty years.  From intricately detailed sculptures to likenesses of famous personalities, Mr. Backman has received worldwide attention for his creativity.
Steven [...]