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Reflections On Melville

June 26, 2011





REFLECTIONS ON MELVILLE Exhibitions are now up!



Chapter 1 is at Arrowhead in Pittsfield and Chapters 2 and 3 are at the Eclipse Mill Gallery in North Adams.  This is the 160th Anniversary of the publication of Moby-Dick which was written at Arrowhead.  There are about 30 Paintings by Arthur Yanoff and 30 Photographs by Kay Canavino.

For more information, visit:  Brill Gallery – Reflections On Melville Exhibit.


Printmaking Workshops at Primo Piano Atelier

June 26, 2011

From News | ResArtis.


Primo Piano LivinGallery – Viale G. Marconi, 4, 73100 Lecce, Italy Tel/Fax: +39 0832 304014

JUNE/JULY – Program A 
From 30 June to 08 July 
Deadline Application before of 25 June

AUGUST 2011 – Program B 
From 27 August to 03 September 
Deadline Application before of 30 July

SEPTEMBER 2011 – Program C 
From 12 to 17 September 
Deadline Application before of 20 August

OCTOBER 2011 – Program D 
From 03 to 08 October 
Deadline Application before of 10 September

OCTOBER 2011 – Program E 
From 24 to 29 October 
Deadline Application before of 30 September

DECEMBER 2011 – Program F 
From 12 to 17 December 
Deadline Application before of 10 October

JANUARY 2012 – Program G 
From 9 to 21 January 
Deadline Application before of 30 November

Primo Piano LivinGallery is a contemporary art gallery, based in Lecce, Italy. Since it was founded, the exhibition schedule has continuously brought to Puglia a variety of international artists, together with the most interesting and innovative type of contemporary art, screenings of video art, conferences, meetings, workshops with recidency, performances, exhibitions.

Further info on

Short description of programme

The Primo Piano Atelier is a space dedicated to instruction in Printmaking, specialising in engraving and intaglio, both traditional and experimental techniques. For each session you will learn about various procedures related to the drawings, preparation of plates or matrices, the choice of paper, ink, the printing, numbering, the signature and the stamp. The programs is a haven for creative rejuvenation and intensive focus. The classes are enriched with special seminars and lectures on the works displayed in the adjacent rooms. Meetings with artists to discuss the critical technical aspects, current trends in both the art world and (importantly) international art schools, and also the most important contemporary trends in art theory and criticism.

Further info at 

8 Foot River Releases Debut CD!

June 26, 2011






We are thrilled to announce that our EP CD is available!

You can pick up a CD at one of our shows – or order from Amazon, CD Baby, iTunes or online at our website:  shop | 8 Foot River.

Mira’s List

June 26, 2011





One of the BEST resources available on the internet is Mira’s List.  If you want to keep up on deadlines for awards, residencies and grants be sure to subscribe!

Grants, Fellowships, Residencies for Artists, Writers, Composers, Filmmakers and Performing Artists: Mira’s List.

Annual NMWA Artist Book Grant

June 26, 2011

(BOOK ARTISTS) The National Museum of Women in the Arts is accepting proposals for annual Artist Book Grant, 2012The Library Fellows Program was established in 1989 to encourage and support the creation of artists’ books and to benefit the Library and Research Center. Although collaborative works are allowed and even encouraged, the artist who is responsible for the overall creation, design and realization of the book must be a woman.

The Fellows’ contributions are used to produce an artist’s book in a limited edition of 125 copies. As a benefit of membership, each Fellow receives a copy of the book. The artists keep 25 copies as a form of remuneration for their creative efforts. The remaining copies are sold and the money generated from the sale benefits the Library and Research Center. Deadline is June 30th!

For complete details and application form, please visit the website:

My favorite part of the morning…

June 24, 2011


Begins with Daniel Bellow – or rather this cafe au lait beauty from his Great Barrington studio.

2010 in review

January 2, 2011

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 7,600 times in 2010. That’s about 18 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 29 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 80 posts. There were 273 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 233mb. That’s about 5 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was March 1st with 138 views. The most popular post that day was Fe-Mail Art Exhibition and The Daily-Ness of Art .

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for berkshire art kitchen, artist books, maze book, gabrielle senza, and harriette joffe.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Fe-Mail Art Exhibition and The Daily-Ness of Art February 2010
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