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* Juried Art Show
2013 Dates to remember
Notice of intent due Friday, September 20
Delivery of artwork to McLean Community Centre is Sunday, October 20 between 1 and 5 pm
Opening Reception, Friday, October 25 at 7:00 pm
Take-out Day is Sunday, November 24 between 1 and 4 pm
* $$ Paid Opportunities $$
Oshawa Little Theatre is looking for candidates to fill the following positions: General Manager and Box Office Administrator. For complete job postings, please visit oshawalittletheatre.com/audition/
Also check opportunities!
* AGM and Arts Event
Great event! April 3, 2013
* Ad Rates and Deadlines
Just how much does it cost to advertise in ArtScene or include flyers AND what are the deadlines.
Click here and you will find all this and more.
PRINT ADS IN ARTSCENE DUE
January/February Issue due November 20
March/April due January 20
May/June due March 20
July/August due May 20
September/October due July 20
November/December due September 20
* Art Scams to be AWARE of
If you are looking at an offer that looks too good to be true … check out our scam section.
Are they overpaying you for your work and asking you to send them the difference?
If you know of others not listed, let us know, we will add them to the list.
* art Supplies for Sale (used)
Gently used art supplies
FRAMES, FRAMES FRAMES!
Solid wood, mahogany with black trim, assembled frame, 20 X 24 inches,
with matching double matt board, precut to fit 16X20 artwork. Inner
matt board is dark grey, outer matt board is cream/off white with .5
mm reveal. You would need to get your own glass and backer board cut.
I have up to 10 extra frames to sell for $75.00 each.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org,
pick up in Whitby.
Pictures at these links:
* Helping Hands from PRAC
LivingRoom Community Art Studio in Oshawa.
We're holding a "Secret Art Sale" fundraiser in early June and were wondering if any members of the PineRidge Arts Council would be interested in taking part by creating a small piece for the event?
The deadline for the submission of artwork is Friday May 30th.
Durham West Blues Fest
Looking for artists to paint musical instruments. Check here for details.
NOTE THIS IS NOT A DWAC PROJECT.
Frequently we receive requests from organizations asking for donations from our members. It is not PRAC's policy to send requests to members, but as some members may choose to support different causes, we provide this list for them.
When you request donated artwork we know you have a plan to promote the event/ raffle in order for you to raise the most funds, so please include:
- where the donation will be published/promoted (how the artist will be promoted/acknowledged)
- do you issue a tax receipt
- is it a 50/50 sharing of funds raised
- what percentage of the value will the minimum bid be set at?
- will you supply the artist with the name of the purchaser?
- will there be a free event ticket for the artist?
Our artists are most generous and we look forward helping both you and the artist benefit from your partnership.
* Music and Theatre Auditions
* Promotional Tips
Between listing your event with ArtScene and PRAC's website, you have made a good start promoting your event.
Remember to include the 6Ws
* Register your prac event
PRAC members are invited to list their event or event they are participating in on our on-line calender. Either send the plain text (no jpegs, pdfs or word documents) or completete the on-line events form.
PRAC thanks its supporters
PRAC Celebrates 25 years!
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continues at McLean Community Centre, Ajax until May 25
Thanks to our sponsors
Arts in Harmony ~ April 2, 2014
Photos on facebook
PRAC in the Community
Rotary Pickering Cheque Presentation to PRAC
From Left: Perry Halls, Rotary Club of Pickering President; Robert Hinves, PRAC VP; Cathy Schnippering, PRAC President; Gwen Williams PRAC VP; and Tom Reed. Rotary Club of Pickering Past President.
PineRidge Arts Council was delighted to be one of 24 charitable and non-profit organizations and agencies located in Pickering and Durham Region presented with a cheque as a show of support from the Rotary Club of Pickering at the McEachnie Family Centre, Ajax. The monies distributed were the proceeds from Rotary's fund raising efforts through Delta Bingo and, of course, the annual Pickering Rotary Ribfest. (Nov. 2013)
ARTFEST applications on-line
Click here to go to City of Pickering website for visual and performing applications.
Got gently used arts related items
to sell or swap?
PRAC members can have them listed
on-line for free.
Did you know our advertising rates are the same as they were in 2003!
Enbridge Pipelines Inc. Cheque Presentation to PRAC
ARTFEST applications on-line
Want to participate in the event?:
Deadline to apply for performers is Monday, April 4, 2014.
Deadline for artists is Friday, April 4, 2014. There is a $20 fee for artists to participate.
Event is presented by the City in partnership with the PineRidge Arts Council. Click here to go to City of Pickering website for visual and performing applications.
We are currently experimenting with PRAC updates through MailChimp.
Hope you enjoy them and please remember if your event is not included, it is not on the website. If you choose to not receive these, just click Unsubscribe and please do not mark as SPAM! If you would like to receive copies (about once or twice a month) please click on the MailChimp button above.
a boutique gallery by the lake
Also on our group Facebook page are photos from recent arts events PRAC members were involved with.
We sometimes hear about job opportunities so they are posted on our SilverStone Gallery Facebook page.
* SILVERSTONE GALLERY CLOSES
Due to recent unforeseen circumstances we find we must close the SilverStone Gallery on July 1, 2013.
Over the past two and a half years, we have been incredibly fortunate with the generous accommodation provided at the gallery and your support of our events as we showcased Durham's emerging and established artists has meant the world to the artists.
The esthetics business at the back of the gallery has recently expanded and combined with the additional humidity that will be generated and reduced wall space we are no longer able to operate the gallery.
We regret our exhibitions, (Waterfronts, Plein Air, Savour the Season, Abstracts and Allan's Artists) and July to October Sunday on the Porch events are cancelled.