Dive Into Summer Art

The Pencil is Mightier Than the Sword
The Colored Pencil Society of America hosts its eighth annual International Exhibition in Birmingham, Michigan, from July 28 through August 25. The show, held at the Robert Kidd Gallery, features 100 pieces of artwork, juried from more than 1,000 entries from the United States and other countries by The Artist’s Magazine’s editor, Sandra Carpenter. An artists’ reception, held August 5, 6pm-9pm, is open to the public. For more information, call the exhibition director at 901/861-0225 or check online at www.cpsa.org.

Fellowships Available
The Women’s Studio Workshop is inviting applicants for fellowships in intaglio, water-based screenpainting, photography, papermaking, letter press and ceramics. The fellowships run from March through August, and the cost to fellowship recipients is $200/week in addition to materials, including on-site housing. The WSW fellowships give artists the opportunity to work at the Binwater Art Studio’s 7,200 square feet of specialized studios in sessions between two and eight weeks long. The Binwater Art Studio is set in the rural Rosendale, New York, 90 miles from New York City. For more information and an entry form, contact WSW at 914/658-9133 or wsw@ulster.net, or check online at www.wsworkshop.org.

Art and Medicine Collide
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has released a call for entries, requesting artwork for the upcoming show, eMotion Pictures: An Exhibition of Orthopaedics in Art. Eligible to enter is any artist who presently has or has had an orthopaedic condition, such as arthritis, osteoporosis, scoliosis, spina bifida, amputations, broken bones or spinal cord injuries. The theme of the art is to represent any aspect of the artist’s feelings toward and relationship with the condition, e.g. healing, anger or freedom. Orthopaedic surgeons are also eligible to enter artwork that depicts the patient/physician relationship, reasons for choosing the occupation and other related topics. The deadline for entry is September 1, 2000. To receive more information or a copy of the Call for Entries, visit the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Web site at www.aaos.org, or contact them at 800/346-2267 ext. 4036 or julitz@aaos.org.

–Erin Ryan

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