Art Guild’s call for artists

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The Art Guild invites all artists, high school and older, to submit artworks for consideration for “JUSTICE” a Juried Competition and Exhibition.

Artwork can say what sometimes words cannot. During these difficult times, we have been inspired to look within ourselves, find ways to “speak out,” and express solidarity and compassion. Show us those emotions and what has empowered and inspired you to address social justice.

CRITERIA All styles from abstract to realism are welcome. All works must be original and have been created in the last five years. References used in the creation of the submitted work must be the artist’s own, or copyright-released for use in this work. The curating committee’s decision is final.

DEADLINE: AUG. 3

MEDIUMS Including but not limited to photography, acrylic, oil, watercolor, digital art, pastel, mixed media, collage, encaustic, etching/prints, or sculpture. (NO MASTER COPIES OR FAN ART)

JUROR OF AWARDS: Seung Lee is a Korean-American contemporary artist. He is currently Director of Fine Arts and Graduate Studies and a professor at Long Island University, Post Campus. He received a BFA in Drawing from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland and an MFA in Painting from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.

His paintings, drawings, and large-scale installations have been exhibited extensively in the US as well as internationally: China, Italy, France, Japan, and Korea. He has received numerous reviews in the New York Times, Newsday, Kyoto Times, Korea Daily News, Art Word Magazine, Art in Culture Magazine, Art Price Magazine, and Art and People Magazine. He has been featured in “Artist Profiles of Korea and Japan” several times.

Seung Lee has received awards from the New York State Governor, Nassau County Supervisor, Suffolk County Supervisor, New Jersey City Mayor; and in 2011, Seung was awarded as “Best International Korean Artist” from the Korean Art Association. Seung Lee was invited twice to give a lecture at the National Art Educators Association Conference in NYC: “NY Artist Series: Seung Lee”. Seung has been a judge in Decentralization Grants for New York Artists, International Documentary Film Festival, Islip Art Museum’s Cottage House Project, and International Nature Art Biennial, Mill Pond House, and many more.
For more information on Seung Lee, visit www.leeseung.com.
The Art Guild of Port Washington is also pleased to announce more Adult classes and workshops for adults this Summer 2020:

ADULT CLASSES:
MONDAYS: New Strategies & Techniques in Portraiture! with Rob Silverman 2pm – 3pm TUESDAYS: Photoshop for Artists with Alan Perlman from 10am – 12pm
Abstract Watercolors with Esther Marie, 10am – 12pm
FRIDAYS: Floral Watercolors (Outdoors) from 1pm – 3pm

SUMMER CAMPS!
The Art Guild is offering weekly summer camps for kids and teens in a flexible space including indoor studios and a beautiful outdoor preserve. Smaller groups ensure a great experience! NEW Programs include Cartooning, Painting & Drawing, Intro to Digital Art and 3D Work & Sculpture. Older student artists may also take advantage of our NEW HS Teen Portfolio Intensive!

And, don’t miss out on one of these upcoming workshops!
August 8: Acrylic Paint Pour with Award-Winning Artist Ellen Kanner (open to HS students)
August 29: Alcohol Ink: Simple Techniques = Vivid Results with Lorraine Rimmelin
Oct 1-3: ONLINE From Urban Sketch to Finished Painting with Stacy Kamin
Oct 3-4: Simple & Sophisticated Relief Printing with Stephanie Navon Jacobson
Oct 10-11: Sand and Sea in Pastels with Lana Ballot

And many more! Visit www.theartguild.org or call 516.304.5797 for more information!

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