Thursday, September 2, 2021

Latinx Celebration @ the Village Artist/Vendor Call

Join the fiesta on Saturday, September 25 (4-9pm) as Pinellas Arts Village (5663 Park Blvd. Pinellas Park, FL) celebrates Latinx culture in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Studios @ 5663 will host Voces Latinas/Latinx Voices, a special group exhibit featuring guest artists. Featuring Latinx vendors and makers as well as performers and food.

Vendors/Small Businesses
Diversity Arts 501c3 and Estrategia Group invite Latinx creatives/makers/business owners to apply for a vendor space at our upcoming Pinellas Arts Village Latinx Celebration being held September 25, 4-9pm in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. We seek artists, crafters, food vendors & Latinx-owned local businesses/organizations (no Multilevel Marketing). There is no fee to apply or participate for makers and small businesses. Sponsorship opportunities available for larger companies.

Email jgascot@gascot.com with image samples and a Facebook page link if applicable.

Artists
Latinx Voices/Voces Latinas
Diversity Arts 501c3 and Estrategia Group invite Tampa Bay Latinx visual artists to submit works which represent their individual voice and vision. There is no set theme or subject matter but the piece(s) must express a Latinx point of view or explore/celebrate/depict Latinx culture.
Submit 1-3 works by emailing images to
jgascot@gascot.com
Media: All visual media (painting/photography/fiber/sculpture)
Size: 8”x 10”- 30” x 40”
Commission: 25% of sales will benefit Diversity Arts 501c3 (tax deductible donation).
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, September 15.
Acceptance Notifications: By Thursday, September 16.
Drop off: By Friday 9/15, Saturday 9/18 & Monday 9/20.
Exhibit runs 9/21-10/12
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 25, 2021.
Curated by John Gascot



Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Best of the Bay 2019

Voting is open for this year's Best of the Bay Awards. I am thrilled to share that I received 6 nominations. If you enjoy what I do I would be most grateful for your votes.



Monday, July 15, 2019

Art Call: Turn Disney on its Ear!


Curator John Gascot and The Cider Press invite Tampa Bay artists to submit entries for their upcoming Disney-themed exhibit.
This group exhibit will feature artworks within the theme of Disney. This includes Disney films, characters, amusement park and more...as long as it is Disney related. The goal is not to infringe copyrights by creating works that are direct copies of Disney imagery but to re-interpret in your own individual styles and voices. The work may be celebratory, satirical or commentary in nature. Each entry should measure no less than 6" x 6" and no larger than 40" x  30" (or slightly larger). All work must be properly wired across the back and ready to hang upon delivery. Works not ready to hang or shoddily framed will not be included in the exhibit.

This show will run for the month of September (possibly October) 2019.
Commission is 70% Artist-30% Curator.
Submit all images along with Title/Medium/Size/Price info for each to jgascot@gascot.com

Submission Deadline: Saturday, August 24.
Acceptance Emails will be sent by Monday, August 26.
All accepted work must be delivered to John Gascot's studio (5663 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park) Tuesday August 25-Friday August 30, 2019. (sooner times available with earlier acceptance notices).

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Female Persuasion 3

Ladies, let your voices be heard (or rather seen).

Curator John Gascot and The Cider Press invite female Tampa Bay artists to submit entries for their upcoming third installment of Female Persuasion.
This group exhibit will feature artworks by contemporary female artists. While open-themed, expressions and depictions celebrating and exploring the female experience (ESPECIALLY IN CURRENT TIMES) are encouraged. Artists may submit up to 5 quality images of available works. Each entry should measure no less than 6" x 6" and no larger than 40" x  30" (or slightly larger). All work must be properly wired across the back and ready to hang upon delivery. Works not ready to hang or shoddily framed will not be included in the exhibit.

Female Persuasion 3 will run for the months of July and August 2019.
Commission is 70% Artist-30% Curator.
Submit all images along with Title/Medium/Size/Price info for each to jgascot@gascot.com

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 28.
Acceptance Emails will be sent by Monday, July 1.
All accepted work must be delivered to John Gascot's studio (5663 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park) Tuesday July 2-Friday July 5 (sooner times available with earlier acceptance notices).

Monday, February 4, 2019

Call for Art: Souvenir

Souvenir


Curator John Gascot and The Cider Press Café invite Tampa Bay artists to submit entries for their upcoming Souvenir exhibit.
Springtime is peak tourist season and this show offers tourists a chance to take a piece of the Tampa Bay home with them. Think St. Pete beaches, landmarks, events; any and everything which makes the Sunshine City an iconic destination.
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 22
Each entry should measure no less than 6x6" and no larger than 48x60". All works must be properly wired across the back and ready to hang upon delivery. Works not ready to hang or shoddily framed will not be included in the exhibit. 
This exhibit will run March/April 2019
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 22
Delivery: Monday February 25-Friday March 1
 
Commission is 70% Artist-30% Curator.
Submit all images along with Title/Medium/Size/Price info for each to jgascot@gascot.com