Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Call for Art: Cool it Down

Summer's here and the Florida sun is working overtime. Let lazy sweltering days and refreshing afternoon thunder showers inspire you. This exhibit will feature works focused on themes of escaping the heat, water, marine life, refreshing foods and beverages and cooling colors.

Pom Pom's Teahouse and Sandwicheria, St. Pete and curator John Gascot invite Tampa Bay artists to submit entries for their upcoming exhibit, Cool it Down. Artists may submit up to 5 quality images (at least 500 x 500 and no larger than 1000 x 1000 pixels) of available works. Each entry should measure no less than 8x8" and no more than 30x40".
Cool it Down will run from August 7, 2017 through September 30.
Commission split: 30% curator/ 70% artist.
Please  submit images along with Title/Medium/Size information for each to

Submission deadline: Sunday, July 30.
Acceptance emails will be sent by Tuesday, August 1.
All accepted works MUST be delivered on Sunday, August 6, 5:00 pm.

If you wish to receive email notifications about future artist calls or if you are submitting for this one please join the Artist Call email list via the link below.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Best of the Bay Award Nominations

Dear Boys & Girls, Ladies & Gents,

The time is here to make your suggestions for this year's Best of the Bay [] nominations. You can do so from any location!

If you enjoy what I create, express, and how I engage with the community through art programming, please consider nominating me for any or all of the following Arts & Entertainment categories:

Best Visual Artist
Best Visual Arts Curator
Best Artist CL Doesn't Cover

Just enter my first and last name, John Gascot, into the nomination slot(s) here [] and voila!

Also, please consider nominating The Studios @ 5663 for Best Art Gallery (non-museum).

Thank you all so very much!

Thursday, June 8, 2017