• Call for artists 13th Arte Laguna Prize
    ENTRIES ARE OPEN FOR THE 13thARTE LAGUNA PRIZE international art award | free theme | open to all   The call for artists of the 13thArte Laguna Prize has officially opened. Arte Laguna Prize is an international art contest that has been promoting contemporary art for thirteen years, collecting thousands of applications from artists from all over the world, selected by a jury of excellence for the great exhibition in March in the evocative spaces of the Arsenale of Venice. In addition, the participants have the chance to win several awards in collaboration with companies,...
    By: Arte Laguna srl
  • ART360 FOUNDATION MAKES ARCHIVING SKILLS AVAILABLE FOR FREE TO ALL ARTISTS AND ARTISTS’ ESTATES VIA NEW APP
    Image courtesy of Beverley Heath-Hoyland, Estate of John Hoyland. Photographed by Brian Benson for DACS © Brian Benson, 2016   'If you are planning on becoming a famous, successful artist, archive everything because you’ll never know what will come in handy – from the grandest masterwork to the smallest postcard. If you don’t become famous there’s always recycling…!'  Grayson Perry Art360 Foundation, an independent charity that empowers artists and artists’ estates to manage and protect artworks for future generations, is launching a free app designed to make archiving and...
    By: Albany Arts Communications
  • LGBTQ+ activist Sarah McBride joins DCAD Board of Trustees
    Sarah McBride, an internationally known activist for LGBTQ+ rights who serves as the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, has been elected to the Delaware College of Art and Design Board of Trustees. She will serve a term through 2021. “The work of DCAD is not just central to training the next generation of artists, entrepreneurs and dreamers, it is also at the heart of building a thriving Wilmington,” McBride said. “As someone who personally understands the impact of an arts education, I’m incredibly honored to join the Board of DCAD and to help build on its reputation...
    By: Delaware College of Art and Design
  • DCAD’s Henry Bermudez exhibition is monochromatic yet multi-dimensional
    Delaware College of Art and Design views drawing as both the foundation for all of the art and design disciplines and a key element of the associate of fine arts degree. Similarly, Henry Bermudez views drawing as the technical skill that informs all of his work. The largely monochromatic pieces making up DCAD’s “Henry Bermudez in Black and White” exhibition celebrate the simplicity of drawing while refreshing the definition of the discipline. In addition to traditional pieces, the Venezuela-born, Philadelphia-based artist is showing large-scale, three-dimensional installations of “drawings...
    By: Delaware College of Art and Design
  • WSFS grant helping fund DCAD dual-credit program at Cab Calloway
    A $6,500 grant from WSFS Bank is helping to pay instructional costs of the dual-credit program recently launched by Delaware College of Art and Design at Cab Calloway School of the Arts. Dual-credit – or dual-enrollment – programs allow high school students to take courses that count toward both their high school diplomas and their future college degrees. This saves students money on higher education expenses and helps them complete their associate’s or bachelor’s programs on time or even early. DCAD, the Mid-Atlantic’s only two-year professional art and design college, offers associate...
    By: Delaware College of Art and Design

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