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* With summer approaching, Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery promises that it is not slowing down, but simply restructuring. "In fact, we're gearing up for a fantastic Summer, full of new artists, art shows, events and so much more, ... we're making space available for as many Palm Beach County artists as we can," gallery officials say in a recent blog post. "You will see many new faces and new lines of amazing artwork on our shelves, with so much more to come.
On Friday, they held a signing by Trina Slade-Burks and John Palozzi, both of whom created illustrated cookbooks, and in June Betty Wilson and Linda Manganaro will offer new artists a chance to show their two- and three-dimensional works in "The Oddity of the Artist," which opens 6-9 p.m. June 15 and runs through June 30. Deadline for submission is 4 p.m. Saturday June 2. Here's a link to the guidelines. or you can contact Betty at Potteryme@aol.com. There's a $35 entry fee and all works must be for sale, with 70 percent going to the artist.
The gallery plans to hold other locally themed shows throughout the summer.
* Broward Art Guild is accepting entries for its Human Image and Portraiture show that runs May 30 through June 22, with an opening 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 2 at BAG in Fort Lauderdale. The exhibition will include two- and three-dimensional artworks, photographs or jewelry that depicts the human figure or portraiture. Entry fees are "$35 for first 2-D or 3-D entry, $15 for each additional 2-D or 3-D entries. $35 for up to 3 jewelry items." Artist intake is 4-6 p.m. May 25 and noon to 3 p.m. May 26. More details can be found on Broward Art Guild's website.
* The 2012 Face and Body Art International Convention, which has been held for the past 10 years in Orlando, will be held May 23 through 27 at Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center & Space, 250 Racquet Club Road, Weston. Call 954-616-1234. The event includes "four days of some serious training in all facets of face and body art" including a choice of more than 60 classes and workshops. Full registration, according to the FABAIC website, is $370.
* Studio space is available for rent in Boynton Beach Art District. Move-in-date is June 1.
* Deering Estate reviews non-studio project residencies on a quarterly basis. Interested artists must complete an application. See Deering Estate's website for more info.
* World and Eye in Fort Lauderdale's F.A.T. Village is l
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