Hello frends! I am an artist. My roots take place in St.Petersburg, which has great architecture, culture and history that influenced me once and forever. Today, in the times of technical progress, mass production and new artificial materials I search for inspiration in the foundation of the Arts - old Russian Orthodox icons, Renaissance and folk cultures. I seek out look for new shapes and images within my themes using different materials, but my favorite is glass for its plasticity and abi... [more]
Europe's refugee crisis has reached political and humanitarian extremes this year, with an unprecedented number of asylum seekers—many fleeing conflicts in the Middle East and Africa—risking their lives crossing the Mediterranean. Across the continent a social and political atmosphere fueled by racism, xenophobia, fiscal conservatism and austerity has given rise to a radical disconnect between many Europeans and their southern neighbors. Horrifically, Greek Isle holidaymakers have been heard complaining about vacationi... [more]
The Complexity of Cultural Interplay In the Mediterranean
Setting the stage: Europe's refugee crisis has reached political and humanitarian extremes this year, with an unprecedented number of asylum seekers—many fleeing conflicts in the Middle East and Africa—risking their lives crossing the Mediterranean. Across the continent a social and political atmosphere fueled by racism, xenophobia, fiscal conservatism and austerity has given rise to... [more]
McMinnville is a historic downtown and a home to A-1 restaurants, urban wine tasting rooms and charming boutiques. It is at this place where the impact and consequences of a noteworthy earthly history and an optimal climate have come together to set the stage for the best winemakers in the area to make consistently top-notch wines! Geographical suitability for wineriesThe place has a rich and agricultural environment perfectly suited to grow grapes and make wine. Also, there are many vineyards i... [more]
Alejandro Zaia, the head of the critically-acclaimed Pinta London, is an unusual figure in the art world, coming to the world of the art fair through a love of contemporary Latin American art. Though a native of the PR and Advertising industries, he has now added a second fair to his collection, Art Marbella.
ArtSlant: Why Marbella?
Alejandro Zaia: Because Marbella and the whole Costa del Sol is the hottest spot in the European summer. It is a multicultural city — plenty of Germans, English,... [more]
They call it “Marbs.” Some of them do, anyway—not the real deal money; not 'Tony' and 'Mel' Banderas-Griffiths, whose beach-front palace’s lease, quite tragically, outlived their marriage—but the ones who are there for an earthier breed of bacchanal: the drunks, the San Tropez tanners, the motor-mouthed swimsuit babes, the rutting Croyden bucks—and so on, and so forth. Breasts as buoyant as puppies; pectorals as tight as spinster's mouths: the strip on Puerto... [more]
Courtesy of PSU School of Art + Design.
Portland State University
Seeking Assistant Professor of Art Foundation/Core Studio
Position is open until finalists are identifiedPortland State University School of Art + Design2000 SW 5th AvePortland, OR 97201www.pdx.edu
Position summaryThe School of Art and Design invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Art for the Core Studio program. This is a tenure-track, 1.0 FTE, nine month position, commencing fall 2016. Together with key faculty, the successful candidate for this position will further develop and imple... [more]
OPEN THEME | Portfolio ShowCase Volume 9Submitted portfolios are evaluated as a cohesive body of work, rather than individual images. Fifteen photographers will be chosen to have their twelve-image portfolios published in the Center’s Annual Portfolio ShowCase book. There will be an accompanying online exhibition with links to the artist’s websites. Select images will be exhibited at The Center for Fine Art Photography for the Portfolio ShowCase Exhibition.JUROR | Maggie BlanchardMaggi... [more]
Visiting a winery can prove to be enjoyable. It is one of the most exhilarating activities that you can ever do. There are numerous reasons that can account for this. First of all, you will get to pass time while having fun. If you are interested in passing time while having fun, a winery is the best place to visit. While most of your friends will be searching for activities to engage in for purposes of having fun, you will be enjoying yourself at a winery. Apart from having fun, you can get to... [more]
Massachusetts is among the rising stars in the wine world! Its appealing vineyards and wineries are getting engrossment of wine lovers far and wide. Associating from the diversification and drenched in the best of traditions of New England, wines are crafted by hand with admiring care of fruit, grapes, berries, flowers and honey.
Varieties of Grape wine in Massachusetts
The most commonplace and banal varieties of grape wine that are grown in Massachusetts are the viniferous array Pinot Noir,... [more]
I am a new Abstract Artist. I am working with textured Paints, Metallics, Metal, Pumice Gels and Fabric to create a quirky and eccentric new look to Art. Aesthetic in taste, and non conventional, I like thinking out if the box. This makes my Art Pieces, unique, quirky, almost spiritually different to mainstream, in images and portraits. I like to get people thinking about what they see.
The lights and and Sun reflections in the paintings, changes the pictures also. Conveying differ... [more]
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The ARTWARD is an international art competition awarded by ICAA since 2010. It is currently awarded for the 8th time. The prize money, as well as the artist-in-residence program offers artists the opportunity to implement new projects. The announcements is open to artists up to the age of 40, debutants and art students from the areas of painting, sculpturing, photography, installation, video, media art, and new media. The goal is to support artists to implement new projects.Each candidate is... [more]