Afa Proposals for 2018 Exhibition Calendar
Afa Gallery in Scranton will be accepting artists proposals for its 2018 exhibitions. Please have 10-15 images with corresponding information (title, medium, size dimensions, year of completion) including an artist statement and exhibition listing. Work may be forwarded as: cd's, email attachments, flash drive for review by the Gallery Committee.
Deadline for submission is August 31, 2017.
~Frank Cioccoa - Afa VP, Gallery Committee
Artists for Art - Afa Gallery
514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, PA 18503
www.artistsforart.org ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s an inquiry into our strengths and possibilities so we can build for the future. On October 9th we interviewed one another about experiences with PMAC and dreams for the future.
If you missed that "workshop," we still want to hear your thoughts on what gives life to our organization, and learn what you imagine could enhance the Council. Within the next couple weeks, a PMAC member will call you to set up a convenient time for a ten-minute telephone chat, your opportunity to share some experiences with the Council and hopes you may have for our organization. We want to hear from allmembers, so please answer the call. If you don’t get an interview by October 30, call Mary Ann Paulukonis at 570-586-5981.
Northampton Community College held an Artist Team Meeting on December 1, 2017. Meeting attended by:
MEETING ATTENDED BY:
SUSAN RANDALL – NEW POCONO ARTS COUNCIL DIRECTOR
LAURA GOSS – RETIRING POCONO ARTS COUNCIL DIRECTOR
MATT CONNOLY – DEAN OF COLLEGE
TOM SHILLEA – DIRECTOR ART DEPARTMENT AT NCC
NANCY PITCHER – PRESIDENT POCONO MOUNTAIN ARTS COUNCIL
ANN LEFEVRE – PRESIDENT OF POCONO PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
The Spring Show Theme is "Our American Identity" and needs ten (10) artists from each council/club with one piece each.
Delivery date is: January 10th-11th between the hours of 9:30 AM - 3PM
Pick up date is:May 22nd -23rd between the hours of 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
A reception will be held January 25, 2018 starting at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.
A Panel Discussion is scheduled for April, 11, 2018 at 6:30 PM. The topic is how the artwork reflects our American Identity, in cultural, historical, political and social ways. Panel presenters will be:
Melissa Geiger of East Stroudsburg University
Dr. Diane Fisher Art History Member
Ricardo Viera - Director of Art Leigh University
Artist participating must provided as soon as possible their names, title of artwork, value of artwork along with a completed loan agreement form to Tom Shillea.
TOM O’CONNOR WILL BE TAKING OVER THE ORGANIZATION AND LEADERSHIP OF THE ART EXHIBITS AT THE COLLEGE. HE IS AN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART AT THE COLLEGE AND COLLECTOR. ,GD
COMMUNITY NIGHT WAS PRESENTED BY ERIN WARD OF THE COLLEGE.
THERE WILL BE AN ART SHOW ON MAY 8 FOR MIDDLE AND HIGHSCHOOL STUDENTS AT NCC POCONO HALL. THE SHOW WILL BE JUDGED WITH THE WINNER TO EXHIBIT ARTWORK AT THE COURTHOUSE IN STROUDSBURG.
SUMMER SHOW “ART COLLAGE” – NO THEME – TEN ARTISTS FROM EACH COUNCIL EACH PRESENT ONE PIECE OF ARTWORK.
DROP OFF DATE: MAY 29th -30th 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
PICK UP DATE: AUGUST 14th -15th 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
RECEPTION JUNE 21, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
NEXT MEETING: FEBRUARY 2, 2018 10:00 AM – KEYSTONE BUILDING