Think of something or view something large, a mountain, a building, an animal, etc. Now visualize it, manipulate it,abstract it and re-think it small enough to hold in your hand or to wear, i.e., pendant, ring, broach, etc.
Entries are now open for the Fall MBMAG Exhibit at Pacific Grove Art Center. The show will run from Oct. 24 through Dec. 18, 2014 in the Annand Gallery of the Pacific Grove Art Center.
The deadline for entries is August 14. We will accept up to three pieces from each artist for the entry fee of $40. Entrants must be current members of MBMAG. Entry forms may be downloaded from the Member Resources section of the MBMAG website and payment may be made through the PayPal link there.
Participants are expected to volunteer in some aspect of the show and may be required to serve as a docent for one three-hour shift during the run of the show. Work submitted should not have been shown in a previous MBMAG exhibit.
Call for entry deadline: Aug. 14, 2014
Volunteer sign-up: Aug. 21, 2014
Early Photo Submissions*: September 1, 2014
Records and Label deadline: September 20, 2014
Photos and Artist’s Statement deadline Sept. 20, 2014
Drop work off at collection points: October 4, 2014
Reception Date: October 24, 2014 7 pm to 9 pm.
Pick up date at Pacific Grove: Dec. 19, 2014
Small Wonders Chairperson
*Photos received by October 1 will be considered for inclusion in Pacific Grove Art Center’s publicity releases and/or for use on the Show Postcard.
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Our next MBMAG show will be held Oct. 24 through Dec. 18, 2014 at the Pacific Grove Art Center. The entry deadline will be late August and pieces will be due in early October. Although we are still finalizing arrangements with the Center, we want to give you time to create some new and special work for this exhibit. We will accept up to three pieces from each artist. Entry fee and other details will be forthcoming as soon as possible.
The Title of the exhibit: “Small Wonders: The Magic of Macro to Micro”
We are hoping our members will challenge themselves with this exhibit. The concept stems from a field trip some of our members were taking. Mary Luke happened to see a building in downtown San Jose about which she exclaimed, “That’s an ugly building but it would make a really lovely brooch.” We liked that idea and think it can be expanded to include anything that the artist wants to use as a model to scale down to sculpture size or jewelry size or wearable art size. The sky’s the limit, literally. It could be a naturally occurring object (i.e., rock, tree, wave, etc.) or an architectural structure or a detail of something that is large. The challenge would be to re-imagine it, re-construct it, re-think it into an art piece. Along with your piece, we’d like to have a photo, graphic representation, or even the object itself, if small enough, to present next to the finished work.
Volunteers will be needed to help with all aspects of the show, from bringing snacks for the opening reception, to checking in artwork, to creating the artist’s bio book. We’ll also need furniture movers and someone who can supply and drive a truck. Please email me if you can take on a job of any size to make this show a success.
A showcase of unique work by 40 outstanding jewelers and metal artists of the Central Coast on display at the Pacific Grove Art Center October 29 – December 16, 2010. Free admission Artist Reception October 29, 2010 from 7 to 9pm
When inspiration strikes, some artists reach, not for canvas and paint, but for silver, copper and a torch. A new exhibit at the Pacific Grove Art Center celebrates the metal artists of the Central Coast and their expert craftsmanship and designs.
Forty artists of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild have created one-of-a-kind art objects, sculpture, and fine jewelry on the theme, Sanctuary. They were inspired by our beautiful area and how places of serenity enrich our lives and world.
The exhibit begins on October 29th and runs until December 16, 2010. Admission is free Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday 12 to 5pm and Sunday 1 to 4pm.
Come enjoy their shimmering creations, and treat yourself to a delightful and unique art experience.
Pacific Grove Art Center is located at 568 Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove, CA 93950. Telephone for more information or directions: 831-375-2208 .
Please think about not only what you will create for the exhition, but also how you can contribute to the success of the show– and then contact:
The co-chairs for the exhibition, Norma Dunipace < ndunipace AT comacst.net > or Barbara Banducci < bbanducci43 AT yahoo.com > to volunteer for a position, or fill out and mail your Entry Form with your check.
THE PACIFIC GROVE ART CENTER presents Expressions in Metal:
New Work by 45 members of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild (MBMAG), from October 24 to December 11, 2008
On exhibit will be members’ recent work in media that ranges from high-karat gold to found objects and reflecting the diversity of the group with everything from sculpture to fine jewelry, including tea pots, containers and flatware.
Please join us at the Opening Reception October 24th, 2008 from 7 to 9 PM at the Pacific Grove Art Center
568 Lighthouse Avenue Pacific Grove, CA 93950 Telephone: 831- 375-2208 PGArtCenter.org