Last call for “Up-Cycled & Re-Purposed” submissions

Artists continue to experiment and create works using recycled, up-cycled and reused materials. We’ve seen some pretty incredible extremes as of late, most notably the acclaimed work of Dennis Maher. Currently Main (ST)udios is looking for artists who are interested in this re-purposed medium to sign up for the Winter Group Show, which opens on Friday, February 15. It’s the final call for artists to create and display artistically manipulated found materials in a way that speaks to the nature of deconstruction and reconstruction as it pertains to the world of art. 
UP-CYCLED & RE-PURPOSED
Winter Group Show
Opening Friday 02/15/13, 6-9PM 
Runs through March 7th, 2013
Main (ST)udios – Facebook
515 Main St, 
Buffalo, NY
(716) 866-6603
Call to artists: Open to all artists and all media. Any original work, 2-D, 3-D, installation based work using recycled, up-cycled and reused materials will be considered as well as artistic interpretations of worn spaces, abandoned buildings, re-purposed furniture, etc. Created & curated by resident artist, Alana Adetola Fajemisin. 
Exhibit Dates: 02/15/13-03/07/13
Eligibility: Open to all artists and all media. Any original work, 2-D, 3-D, installation based work using recycled, up-cycled and reused materials will be considered. Selected works must be dropped to the gallery by 01/09/13; all work must be ready to hang. If artist-installation is necessary, work must be installed after 3PM on Thursday 02/14/13.
Submission Guidelines : Acceptable file types are JPG, PNG, TIFF & GIF. Files must be sized no larger than 1200×1800 pixels, and named in the following format : ArtistName_ArtworkTitle.jpg
Submission Deadline : 02/08/13 – TODAY
Fees: $10 fee for up to three separate pieces/series, $5 each add’l piece/series; no commissions taken on sales
The first floor of MAIN(ST)UDIOS is a newly renovated gallery space, with street-facing windows in the 500 block of Main. Gallery is 1000+ sq feet with high ceilings; perfect for solo or group shows, installations or performances. The gallery is available for rent by the week for $250, which includes usage of space for opening reception party and commission-free opportunity to sell your work. All resident artists will have access to the gallery at no cost, with one solo show and two group shows annually included with their rent. If interested in renting the gallery, please contact gallery manager, Erica Eichelkraut at info@mainstudiosbuffalo.com.
Open T-F 11-5PM, until 9PM during Friday openings & special events & any other time by appointment.
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Main (ST)udios Calendar of events:
01/08, 5:30-7PM: Happy Hour Yoga in the Gallery, $10
01/09, 7-9PM : Open Drawing Session with Live Model, $8
01/15, 5:30-7PM: Happy Hour Yoga in the Gallery, $10
01/19, 12-3PM : Learning to See Workshop, $20
01/22, 5:30-7PM: Happy Hour Yoga in the Gallery, $10
01/23, 7-9PM : Open Drawing Session with Live Model, $8
01/26, 12-3PM : Learning to See Workshop, Part II, $20
01/29, 5:30-7PM: Happy Hour Yoga in the Gallery, $10
02/01, 7-10PM : Kimberly Baer Solo Show Opening
02/15, 6-9PM : UpCycled & RePurposed Winter Group Show Opening

About the author  ⁄ queenseyes

Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Catalyst behind the Pierce-Arrow Film Arts Center. Throws The Witches Ball at The Hotel @ The Lafayette. Themed New Years mayhem at various locations. Next up: Porchfest... Also offers package tours of the city for groups or individuals. Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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