Saturday, April 22, 2017

Thank you for coming to SELF PORTRAIT!

Thank you all so much for making the SELF PORTRAIT opening reception a success! We had great fun mingling with all you artists, friends, and art lovers who helped make this possible. The show will be open until June 20; to arrange a viewing, email For more information on the show - including a forthcoming online catalog of the work - check out our website.

There are additional opportunities to view the show in May:

Chamber Music @ Eleventh Street Arts presents music by Orlando Gibbons, Go From my Window, Matthias Pintscher, Profiles of Light, and Arnold Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night). View the show while listening to chamber music on May 4, 7-9pm. Read more...


LIC Arts Open Reception: May 18, 6 - 9pm
LIC Arts Open Studio Weekend: May 20 & 21, 2-6pm
These LIC Arts Open events are free and open to the public.

 A mischievous Anthony Baus poses next to his portrait...

until everyone jumps in!

Monday, April 17, 2017

SELF PORTRAIT Exhibition Opening Reception is this Thursday!

Eleventh Street Arts invites you to SELF PORTRAIT opening this Thursday evening, 6-9pm. Curated by Artist Colleen Barry, the exhibition convenes 27 leaders of the contemporary realist revival for a painting and drawing show that celebrates self-portraiture.

"We were created to look at one another weren't we?" - Edgar Degas

Featuring work by: Daniela Astone, Colleen Barry, Stephen Bauman, Anthony Baus, Benjamin Bjorklund, Patrick Byrnes, Jacob Collins, Kamille Corry, Hollis Dunlap, Louise Fenne, Richard Greathouse, Amaya Gurpide, Daniel Graves, Cornelia Hernes, Brendan Johnston, Joshua LaRock, Rodrigo Mateo, Edward Minoff, Gregory Mortenson, Carolyn Pyfrom, Edmond Rochat, Irvin Rodriguez, Travis Schlaht, Jordan Sokol, Will St. John, Nicolas Uribe, Charles Weed and Justin Wood.

The following opportunities to view the exhibition are free and open to the public!
Opening Reception: April 20, 6 - 9pm
LIC Arts Open Reception: May 18, 6 - 9pm
LIC Arts Open Studio Weekend: May 20 & 21, 2-6pm



Eleventh Street Arts and GCA Resident Artist Michelle Ross have programmed an opportunity to view the works while listening to chamber music on May 4, 7-9pm. Read more...
Presenting a program of works by Orlando Gibbons, Mattias Pintscher and Arnold Schoenberg with acclaimed musicians Fred Sherry, Jay Campbell and Brook Speltz on cello; Michelle Ross and Alexi Kenney, violins; Milena Pajaro-Van de Stadt and Luke Fleming on violas; Conor Hanick, piano.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

La Napoule Announces a Residency Stipend! Application deadline extended to MAY 1.

The LNAF Foundation is now providing a residency stipend of $2,500 per artist to facilitate participation. 

EXTENDED Application Deadline May 1, 2017.  
Click here for an application. 
This year's residency dates are July 11 - 25, 2017. It is open to the public.

Two artists will be selected stay at a villa on the grounds of the 14th Century Chateau de La Napoule in the historic seaside town of Mandelieu-la Napoule. The chateau is a French historical monument renowned for its restoration and architectural details. Six acres of grounds surround the property. Surrounding natural areas are accessible on foot. The public beach is close.

The residency also covers lodging, breakfast and travel back and forth from the Nice airport. The villa rooms each have a private bath. There is a kitchen for cooking, and markets and restaurants nearby. Artists need only speak the language of art, no French necessary.

Chateau de La Napoule

Application Requirements:

-A brief statement of intent (500 words or less)
-Three images. Subject matter is not limited to landscapes and can include figure, cast and still life. Drawings, particularly figure drawings, are encouraged.

-$25 application fee

Other Opportunities for Artists at LNAF:
La Napoule Art Foundation also offers other kinds of residencies open to all artists that include one for a sculptor, interdisciplinary group and themed group residencies. Click here to read more...

Previous participants:
(2014) Thomas KeglerJoshua LaRock, (2015) Ken SalazCamie Davis, (2016) Bethann Moran, Savannah Tate Cuff.

(Center) Bethann Moran, 2016

Study by Josh LaRock

Tom Kegler

Ken Salaz

Study by Tom Kegler

Camie Salaz