Friday, September 24, 2010

Art Activities

Interested in a day of painting in Zoar, Ohio?
Contact Jim Pryor at


Stewart's Caring Place, a non-profit cancer support center. They sponsor the Holiday Boutique which has become a local fall tradition. This year they will hold the event at Fairlawn Community Center, 3486 S. Smith Road. The Community Center has plenty of parking, is easy to access and will provide better visibility. All artists will receive an 8' table and chairs. They will hold set up on Friday afternoon from 3-5 and Saturday morning from 8-10. Snacks and beverages will, as always, be included.Deadline is October 3, 2010. If you'd like more information about Stewart's Caring Place, you can go to

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Art Opportunities

52 Weeks 52 Works - Now accepting 2011 Submissions
52 Weeks 52 Works is AGC's annual desk calendar showcasing 52 different works of art corresponding to the 52 calendar weeks. The calendar has served as a stage for the creative community of Northeast Ohio for the past 8 years. The calendar seeks to demonstrate the power of expressing ideas effectively through print and the myriad of collaborative opportunities available with Northeast Ohio's creative community. Previous collections have ranged from sculpture to painting, photography to ceramics.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Submission:

When is the submission deadline?
The deadline for submission is October 1, 2010. Please forward this information if you know of other artists who may be interested.

Is there a fee to participate?
There are no exchange of monies – we don’t pay you and you don’t pay us.

How often will my artwork be used?
If selected, your artwork will appear in the 2011 Calendar. We do not use the your artwork for any other promotional purposes (aside from the calendar).

Will you return my submitted materials?
Any hard copy items supplied (slides, prints, or original artwork) will be returned to you when the calendar is complete. Any digital submission or CDs will be destroyed after publication.

Will I receive a copy of the calendar?
Each participating artist will receive 2 copies of the calendar. These calendars will be shipped via UPS to the address you supply on your submission form.

What is the preferred method of submission?
Digital submissions of at least 300 dpi at 5 x 7 inches burned to a CD and mailed to us along with your completed submission form or uploaded to our FTP site is the preferred format for submission. Our FTP site can be accessed via our Website. Please enter your information in the white box at the right. In the Subject Box please enter 52 Weeks, in the Message Box please enter your full name and the title of your piece.

May I submit more than one image?
You are welcome to submit multiple images, but we do ask that each image is accompanied by it’s own submission form.

Can I purchase additional copies of the calendar?
Upon completion 2500 calendars will be distributed to local Companies and Non Profit Organizations throughout Northeast Ohio. Every artist who submits will receive 1 calendar and every selected artist will receive 2 calendars. You may contact AGC in January to inquire if additional calendars will be available.

For more information please contact Candice Champion at

Best Regards,

Candice C. Champion
Vice President
Academy Graphic Communication
1000 Brookpark Rd
Cleveland, OH 44109
216-661-2550 phone
216-496-6511 cell
216-661-8899 fax