Thursday, June 19, 2014

Summer POP UP classes with Elio Camacho, Randy Blasquez, and Abigail Van Cannon

Stay tuned for the Summer POP UP Classes with 
Eio Camacho and Randy Blasquez and 
Abigail Van Cannon. 
Tuesday Summer Pop Up Class with Randy Blasquez.  It was a pleasure to welcome Randy back to the studio for a summer POP UP class focusing on landscape painting from photo references.

Elio Camacho will be offering different POP UP classes this summer as well.  Dates for his POP UP classes  posted on the blog schedule.   July 15, 22, 29, Aug 12 and Aug 19
Abigail Van Cannon will offer a POP UP Class on Thursday July 17 focusing on quick studies.  Her regular classes resume in August. 

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Call to Artists: Student/Instructor Artistic Excellence Show 2014

Patris Studio and Gallery invites you to enter our first annual art
exhibition featuring students and instructors from Patris Studio.
Promoting outstanding work and artistic excellence.

click here to download the prospectus

Categories:Figure, Landscape/Cityscape, Still Life
Selections will be made for 2-dimensional artwork only. Oil, acrylic,
watercolor, pastel, and mixed media will be accepted. No photography. No
prints or giclees. Work must be framed and ready to hang.

2014 Jurors:Patris Miller – Gallery Owner, Curator, Instructor and Artist
Abigail VanCannon – MFA Academy of Art, Curator, Instructor and Artist
Scott Martin – 25 years teaching experience, National and International Artist,
Important Dates:
May 20 – art selection for promotional material (email photos to - Work will be used for website, fliers, postcards, and more.June 16 – Drop off artwork for selection process. (Patris Studios 12:30-5:30pm)
June 17 or 18 – Pick up Artwork, accepted pieces notified, frame accepted work
July 20 – Hanging Party (potluck 6-8pm) Bring selected work and help hang the
show. All participants please plan to attend.
July 24 – Opening Reception (7-9pm) Special Reception with wine and small bites.
Invite friends, collectors, family.
July 26 – 2nd Saturday (6-10pm)
August 9 - 2nd Saturday (6-10pm)
September 13 – 2nd Saturday (6-10pm)
September 22 – Pick Up Artwork from Patris Studios

Conditions And Rules:
- Participants must be current students or instructors at Patris Studio
or attended classes/workshops within the last 6 months.
- Works must be original and created within the last 2 years.
- While the utmost care will be taken while handling artwork, neither
Patris Studio and Gallery or its representatives will be held
responsible for damages or loss of any cause.

$25 must be submitted in US dollars and is non
refundable. (Cash, check or credit card will be accepted. Payment due
June 16)
- Artists may not withdraw artwork from the show once it has been uried in, or remove work before the show is complete.
- 40-60% commission on sales will be split between Gallery and Artist.
- By participating in the show you are allowing the gallery to use the
work in marketing and advertisement avenues to promote the show.
- Artwork must be framed and ready to hang by July 20
- Gallery reserves the right to 20% commission for any sales up to 2
months after shows conclusion, if collector is in direct result to
connection made through Patris Gallery and show.
- Payment will be made to the artist within 30 days of the sale.

Selection Process:Students are encouraged to submit their best work that has been completed
in the last 2 years. This work does not have to be in direct relationship to any
particular class, but must fit into the categories. Work will be selected from a
life jury process. Please drop original work off on June 16 and plan to pick up
June 17 or 18.

Work does not have to be framed for selection process, but
must be dry and have hanging wire on the back of work. Selected work will
be notified at time of pick up. Please bubble wrap selections and mark bubble
wrap and back of work with your: name, title, and medium.

Help Us Promote The Show:
- List the show on your website, Facebook, and any social networking.
- List the show on any handouts and flyers.
- Pass out postcards to potential collectors.
- Include the show in any press releases.
- Send out press release furnished by Patris Gallery
- Tell your friends, family, colleagues about acquiring great artwork and
donating to a great cause all at the same time.