Wednesday, October 17, 2007


Italian Landscape Workshop with Nina Weiss

The Italian Landscape Workshop with Nina Weiss offers a wonderful opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the study of the classically beautiful Italian landscape. Designed for artist and art lovers at all artistic levels, this workshop allows students working in various mediums an intensive exploration of the romantic Italian landscape surrounding the hilltop towns of Todi and Casperia. For detailed information and fees, contact Nina at 847-748-8520 or email:

Space Available | Chicago Printmakers Collaborative

The Chicago Printmakers Collaborative has 2 Resident Artist Spaces available. They are small, clean, private, locked studios adjacent to the printmaking workshop and offer full shop access. $320/ month with a minimum 6-month lease. These don't come available very often, so don't wait to call! Be a part of a dynamic community of and printmakers. Exhibition opportunities and web exposure with the CPC are automatically included!

email: or call 773-293-2070 for a tour.

Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center
Wednesday Night's | Open Studio Session

Wednesday Nights from 7 to 9 PM
Draw, Paint, Sculpt - All mediums are welcome.
$15.00 per non-instructional session
Children are not allowed. Perfect your skills or just have fun in our large air conditioned studio. Please Bring Your Own Tools & Materials to:

Faheem Majeed, Art Coordinator
Little Black Pearl
1060 E. 47th Street
Chicago, IL 60653
773-285-1211 - phone
773-285-1633 - fax

Wisconsin Art Studio and Gallery | Artist Residencies

Barnsite Art Studio is a world-class training ground for artists striving to achieve excellence in drawing, painting and sculpture. Nationally and internationally renowned artists as visiting teachers.

We are located in Kewaunee, Wisconsin, which is a peaceful small town right on the shores of Lake Michigan, just a 3 hour drive from Chicago.

Learn more at:

Urban Art Retreat | Chicago

Private furnished rooms for women include shared bath, kitchen, sitting room, and deck at the Urban Art Retreat.
Near the Kedzie Blue Line stop.
Minutes to the loop, UIC, Rush hospital.

Daily, weekly, monthly rates.
Call (773) 542-9126 for more information.
Open Call

Women Artists Archive Directory | Call for Participation

ALL ARCHIVAL REPOSITORIES holding primary source materials of and about women visual artists active in the U.S. since 1945 are invited to be included in WAAND, the Women Artists Archives National Directory, an innovative Web directory developed by Rutgers University Libraries.

Please make plans to list your collections with WAAND and make your holdings known to interested scholars and students around the world. WAAND will go live to users during summer 2006. You can learn more about WAAND at . WAAND is designed to become a powerful research tool for scholars, students, artists, and collecting institutions around the world. WAAND will direct users to the location of the papers of contemporary women visual artists and to the records of organizations of women artists active in the U.S. The development of WAAND has been funded by the Getty Foundation.

Visit the WAAND directory input form online.

Open Call

The Jacksonville International Airport Arts Commission is seeking local 3D artists to showcase at the Jacksonville International Airport (which receives over 5 million visitors annually).

Artwork will be displayed in 4 glass kiosks in the main terminal building for a period of 3 months. Discrete sales are permitted during this time.

To download an application please visit and click on artist opportunities.

Submissions are always accepted, but gallery scheduling will begin soon so please respond ASAP. Any questions contact Faith Jordan, program coordinator at or 904.741.3546
Open Call

The Illinois State Committee of the National Museum of Women

Join the Illinois State Committee of NMWA as we celebrate Illinois women artists in our 4th Annual Grants Exhibition. This year, we are excited to announce that Karen Irvine, Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, will be our juror.

We will select a group of photographers to be included in an exhibition at Roosevelt University's Gage Gallery at 18 S. Michigan Ave, and/or on the Committee's web site at Two of the artists will be chosen as receipients of the Illinois NMWA grant of $500 each.

Visit, and click on the EVENTS page in the main menu.

The Illinois State Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts was formed in 1989 to assist the Museum in its mission to honor women's achievements - both past and present - in all of the arts. The committee promotes greater awareness of those achievements through exhibitions and education programs. The exhibitions include an annual juried awards exhibition and invitational exhibitions highlighting the work of emerging women artists.