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CALLING LOCAL ARTISTS. PROJECT: ARTS FOR SAFEROUTES AT NVTA - LEASE APPLY BY JULY 30, 2017.  GOAL TO HAVE COMPLETED WORKS WITHIN 6 TO 12 MONTHS AFTER ANNOUNCING 11 ACCEPTED APPLICATIONS
2017-06-06


 

Calling local Artists. Project: Arts for SafeRoutes at NVTA.  Seeking 11 local Artists to create 15 unique compositions, that will demonstrate diversity, and provide a focused transportation theme.  Inspiration can draw from past, present, or future, transportation methods.  The cool thing about public transportation is that it is an equalizer, uniting all people within the community, young, old, rich, poor, all people of every background.  Contact Keri for more information (707) 235-4963  [email protected] and please apply by July 30, 2017.  Goal to have completed works within 6 to 12 months after announcing 11 accepted applications.


ARTIST CALL FOR THE WESTIN VERASA - MUSICAL THEME
2017-04-24


Contact for questions and submissions is: [email protected]

The Westin Verasa supports local Napa artists and is currently looking for artwork to exhibit on their Art Hallway.  The Art Hallway is approximately 46 feet in length. They would like 7-9 pieces of art.  This is an opportunity for multiple artists to display their work.  An artist may have the opportunity to exhibit multiple pieces of art, depending on the number of artists who reply to the call.

The requirements are the following:  

~ the artist must be a Napa artist

~ the artwork cannot contain faces of people or include any animals

~ the theme for the exhibit is music since the Westin Verasa is the main hotel for Bottle Rock and Napa Valley Jazz Getaway

~ ideally the size of the pieces will be a minimum of 20” x 20”

The art will be on display during the months of May, June and July, 2017.  

The Westin Verasa does not take a commission on any art sales.

If you are interested, please email Joan Jakel at [email protected] and include an image of each piece you desire to exhibit and its size.  Please submit all entries by April 24th.  If you have any questions, please email Joan or call her at 480.205.8687.

Thank you.


ARTS IN APRIL AT AGNV
2017-04-01


Subject: Arts in April (AiA), Art Gallery Napa Valley participation 2017

Event meeting last night with the Arts Council regarding the AiA event brought in over thirty Napa area artists, including three from AGNV. 
After a 1 ? hour high energy brainstorming meeting, events are coalescing for a fantastic weekend of the arts in Napa during April 29-30. During April, every weekend there will be some form of the arts in a different community throughout the valley. 

For now, Debbie Ames has taken the lead to organize our gallery artists. I will continue to represent the Art Association Board’s Educational Outreach and will be assisting Debbie Ames with marketing. Terry Kent has opted to take the year off.

We are looking for six or more artists from different mediums to be on this committee. Our first meeting will be next week to brainstorm what the gallery can do and what is happening in the other communities. Debbie is available next week between 11-4 and 7-9 most days.  This is an AiA event committee only. Our main weekend is April 29-30, but we can do events the other weekends as well and even call April our Re Grand Opening month. 

Anyone interested please email me and let me know what your preferred day and time for a short fun meeting. We have Arts Council’s publicity deadlines: Participation 1/25 and all press information regarding the gallery 2/9.
Minimum requirements are positive energy and a desire to showcase our beautiful gallery.  

Looking forward to working together,

Greg Wright, Art Association Board member
[email protected]


SBDC CLASS: NAPA: INTRO TO FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS (ARTISTS SET UP YOUR BUSINESS PAGE!)
2017-02-16


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NAPA: Intro to Facebook for Business 

Why Your Business Should Have a Facebook Page

A Facebook personal profile and business page is required for class participation. 

For start-ups and will focus on the difference between a personal profile and a business page.

How to set up a business page 

How to connect a business page to a personal profile 

How to invite Facebook friends to "like" a business page

Posting and tagging basics 

How to interact within the business page's newsfeed 

Thu, 02/16

6:00pm - 9:00pm

$45.00

REGISTER HERE

For Questions: [email protected]


OPEN STUDIOS NAPA VALLEY - CALL FOR ARTISTS - ENTRY DEADLINE: 3/17/17 - APPLY THROUGH CAFE INFO LISTED BELOW
2017-02-07


2017 Open Studios Call to Artists,

It is that time of year again and the OS committee is emmersed in the planning of our 30th annual event and we are making every effort for this to be the best event ever!   Jessel Gallery has already renewed her generous offer to host a one-month preview show so we are off to a great start.  

Application, this year, will be through CaFe (CallForEntry.org).  We elected this option because we wanted a process that was more user friendly and also allowed applicants to exit the application process at any time, and return at a later, without losing previously entered information.  To find out more, and/or to apply: 

Log on to ARTNV.ORG 
Click on the Open Studio Logo
Click on "About Open Studios"
Click on "Participate in Open Studios"

Please review the eligibility requirements.   If you want to begin the application process, click on the blue tab at the bottom of the page.  The tab will link you to CaFe and the CALL DETAIL. Simply click on APPLY TO THIS CALL and start the application process.  If you are already a member of CaFe, enter your existing User ID and Password or, if using CaFe for the first time, create your new user ID and password.

When you are at the point of uploading the required images, please carefully read the IMPORTANT NOTE regarding labeling of the image you want published in the catalog.  Please name this image: CATALOG followed by your first intial and last name (eg. CATALOG-S.Marshall).  This will facilitate our ability to download these images from the CaFe website.  

If you have any questions, please email:  [email protected]

Sincerely,
Sheryl Marshall
2017 OS Chairperson


Art Association Napa Valley is supported, in part, by the Napa County Arts & Culture Commission.

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