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Summer Salon Series 2012 RFP

Summer Salon Series 2012 RFP

After months of hard work, I am excited to say that this year’s Summer Salon Series at the San Diego Museum of Art is already shaping up to be the best one yet. The themes within the Museum’s summer exhibitions offer a unique opportunity to explore how information about various issues is disseminated on both...
Reclaim UCSD: March 1st Demands

Reclaim UCSD: March 1st Demands

March 1st Demands STATE OF EMERGENCY: ACTION FOR EDUCATIONAL JUSTICE University of California, San Diego March 1, 2012 http://reclaimucsd.wordpress.com/2012/02/27/march-1st-demands/ I. PREFACE It is with immediate concern that the administration of the University of California, San Diego address issues of upholding the promises of the California Master Plan of Education for an accessible, public, and free University...
Reclaimed Library at UCSD

Reclaimed Library at UCSD

From SignOn San Diego: Students ‘reclaim’ UCSD library By Pat Flynn Originally published December 5, 2011 at 1:59 p.m., updated December 5, 2011 at 5:38 p.m. LA JOLLA — Students forced open the doors of a shuttered University of California San Diego library Monday and rushed inside, vowing to stay around the clock until the end of...
CALL FOR ENTRIES AMERICAN IMPRESSIONS 2012

CALL FOR ENTRIES AMERICAN IMPRESSIONS 2012

CALL FOR ENTRIES AMERICAN IMPRESSIONS 2012 JURIED PRINTMAKING & BOOK ART EXHIBITION All Traditional and Digital Print Media Exhibition Dates January 30 – March 9, 2012 Submissions Deadline Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Organized by the University Galleries at William Paterson University, American Impressions is an annual juried printmaking exhibition featuring traditional and digital print media...
Call for Papers Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts

Call for Papers Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts

Call for Papers Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts Volume 6, Number 3 (Spring 2013) Grassroots Politics in the Postcolony Papers must be received by September 15, 2012 to be considered for publication in this issue. Please send manuscript publications to the managing editor: Leslie Shortlidge shortlidge.2@osu.edu. See Style Guidelines at www.raceethnicity.org. Submission of artwork for the cover that...
Mini Mobile Museum of Sweeteners -Kickstarter deadline Nov. 29th

Mini Mobile Museum of Sweeteners -Kickstarter deadline Nov. 29th

From The Sugar Museum’s Kickstarter page: “My project is a mini mobile museum of sweeteners, which I call MMMsweet cart. The mobile cart presents information about artificial and natural sweeteners by traveling the streets of San Diego and possibly other cities in the future. Adults and kids will be invited to participate by taste testing sweeteners,...
Call to Artists- #OccupySD

Call to Artists- #OccupySD

An Open Call to Artists in Alliance with Occupy Wall Street and Beyond   Email ideas to the public Facebook forum: https://occupywallst.org Occupy Wall Street: https://occupywallst.org/ The Wall Street Occupennial: An Open Call to Artists in Alliance with Occupy Wall Street and Beyond The Wall Street Occupennial is an urgent call for artists to contribute to the...
Virtual March on Wall Street this Wednesday

Virtual March on Wall Street this Wednesday

from MoveOn.org: Dear MoveOn member, Over the last two weeks, an amazing wave of protest against Wall Street and the big banks has erupted across the country. In Seattle, San Francisco, Ohio, and Boston (where 3,000 people rallied),1grassroots groups have shut down banks and held sit-ins to demand that giant banks pay their fair share of taxes,...
5 from 1 artist Margaret Meehan on Glasstire

5 from 1 artist Margaret Meehan on Glasstire

Check out 5 from 1 artist Margaret Meehan‘s excellent post on Glasstire Similar but Different #21: Art Schoolin’                                       Art School Confidential by Daniel Clowes via Glasstire
Arteles Creative Residency Program FINLAND

Arteles Creative Residency Program FINLAND

Arteles Residency Program in Finland ARTELES www.arteles.org/creativecenter.html Call for applications. Deadline 7th of October 2011 Online Application form www.arteles.org email: info@arteles.org phone: +358 3 410 23 787 It is an inspiring place to produce original work and collaborate with other energetic and ambitious artists & creative professionals. We are place that encourages experimentation and innovation – a...
Todd Gloria FUNDRAISER

Todd Gloria FUNDRAISER

Councilmember Todd Gloria FUNDRAISER on September 29th 6:30 to 8:30 pm at mxd830 830 25th Street RSVP to jessica@kmstrategies.net or 619.239.1721
New Resident for Andrea Zittel's Indianapolis Island

New Resident for Andrea Zittel’s Indianapolis Island

Indianapolis, IN — Beginning tomorrow, August 12th, environmental artist, Katherine Ball, begins her month and a half long residency on a floating “20 feet in diameter…fully inhabitable experimental living structure”. This structure, known as Indianapolis Island, is actually a work of art commissioned by the Indianapolis Museum of Art and created by artist Andrea Zittel...
Episode 1 _ EXTRACTION: San Diego Art World Insiders

Episode 1 _ EXTRACTION: San Diego Art World Insiders

Relax. Episode 1 has arrived. Get comfortable. The 15 minute video is here: Wanna know more?
To Shit in the Can or Not To Shit in the Can, That is the Question

To Shit in the Can or Not To Shit in the Can, That is the Question

Can the Artworld take a critical look at itself?  Has corporate funding aka “adult money” made fame too enticing? Have we become so complicit with censorship that we accept it as part of the norm? Is there really a difference between Postmodernism and Altermodernism? These are just some of the questions Corner Liquor Store will...
“Sit in Solidarity” for Ai Weiwei at MCASD

“Sit in Solidarity” for Ai Weiwei at MCASD

Join us as we “sit in solidarity” On Thursday, May 19, MCASD staff and community leaders will participate in a silent yet symbolic event, and we invite you to join us. Beginning at 11 AM on Thursday, May 19 and continuing through 11 AM on Friday, May 20, volunteer participants will occupy two traditionally styled Chinese...