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EOarts Brings Together Extraordinary International Talents From Different Creative Industries For A Show In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 18, 2023, The Espejo Organization for the Arts (EOarts) will present THE EXTRAORDINARIES, an exhibition that brings together some of the best foreign-born talents working in the American creative industry. The show, which takes its title from the denomination of the visa and permanent resident status awarded to professionals of extraordinary ability in the field of the arts, includes an array of creative practices from immigrant artists from all over the world.

DigitalSelf Announces Partnership with 305 Films to Sponsor Vibes Basel at Art Basel

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DigitalSelf®, Gil Green and 305 Films are pleased to announce their partnership to present the 9th annual Vibes Basel. DigitalSelf is the Title Sponsor for Vibes Basel, under the creative direction of Gil Green, at Art Basel at Supercar Rooms Miami on Friday, December 2, 2022.

An Innovative Approach to Bringing Historical Roots to Contemporary Art

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the past four decades, Kaloust Guedel has worked in diverse styles and techniques, constantly searching for the “perfect” resonance, ever aware that his search is an endless one. His next experiment was to combine a painting he had painted with a sculpture he didn’t particularly like.

Michigan business owner creates Genesee County COVID-19 Portal – App to save lives

NEW YORK, N.Y. and FLINT, Mich., Aug. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonathan McKay, operating as the Project Manager for the Genesee County COVID-19 Portal (GCCP) presented by Flint Innovative Solutions 501(c)(3) designed by Keeping Tabs, the Community Foundation of Greater Flint 501(c)(3), and Michigan United 501(c)(3). The GCCP is a curated mobile application used to offer credible information resources to the members of Flint, Michigan, and the surrounding Genesee County areas.

NYC Artist Andy Golub Combats Hopelessness at the 9th NYC Bodypainting Day

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NYC-based artist and free speech activist Andy Golub announced today his 9th annual NYC Bodypainting Day will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at Union Square Park at 17th Street between Broadway & Park Avenue South. Each year, Human Connection Arts (HCA) – a non-profit organization Golub founded – invites the public to witness artists from around the world paint nude models, of all shapes and sizes, at a colorful, community-based, celebration of life.

National Nurses Week Kicks Off with Virtual Portrait Exhibition Honoring Pandemic Healthcare Workers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Producer and photographer Mariana Tosca of Blue Jasper Productions and Tosca Photography announces the launch of “Covid Courageous.” This unique virtual exhibition blends photographic portraiture with interviews of frontline healthcare workers, which spotlight each individual’s personal pandemic experience.

Ari Goldman of Choice Fine Art Opens Brentwood’s Only Fine Art Gallery with Choice Contemporary

BRENTWOOD, Calif., April 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choice Fine Art announces the grand opening of their first gallery Choice Contemporary on April 9, 2022 in Brentwood, California. This gallery marks a new development for the Choice Fine Art brand as an authority in specialized collections of contemporary art. Choice Contemporary merges the excitement of pop culture into the beauty and sophistication of fine art.

Cottonwood Art Festival Selects Marjolyn van der Hart as Featured Artist for May 7-8

RICHARDSON, Texas, Feb. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottonwood Art Festival has selected Marjolyn van der Hart as the featured artist for the 53rd semi-annual show in Richardson, Texas. A panel of jurors reviewed artwork from hundreds of artists competing in 14 categories and chose the Canadian mixed-media artist to represent the spring event set for May 7-8. Marjolyn’s custom artwork is incorporated into the new poster, festival merchandise, marketing graphics and recent collection of originals that are available for purchase from her booth.

Winners Announced for Second Annual Colorado Youth Art Contest

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2020 Eyes Colorado and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) announce the winners of the Second Annual Youth Art Contest. Students grades 1-12 were invited to submit 2D artwork while reflecting on the value of their eyesight through the theme, “My Future Vision.”

Brilliant Chess Game Finale by World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Has Been Added to ‘Chess Board Rapture’ NFT Collection

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Magnus Carlsen chess brilliancy that wrapped up his successful 2016 World Chess Championship match defense has been minted by Citrusw00d Productions on the OpenSea non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace.

The Sacramento SPCA’s 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction Opens November 18!

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction to benefit the Sacramento SPCA will be live at Witherell’s from November 18 to December 2, 2021. Now in its third year, this two-week auction will feature artwork by many of the region’s finest artists, as well as antiques, collectibles, and jewelry, all donated by Sacramento SPCA supporters.

‘Chess Board Rapture’ NFT Collection Presents Digital Art Inspired by The Game of Chess

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art collectors and chess lovers will soon have a chance to own high-quality depictions of historically important chess battles in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) issued through Citrusw00d Productions. Citrusw00d has minted an initial pair of multimedia chess films on the OpenSea NFT marketplace that will list for sale on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021.

Exiled Afghan Artist Paints Without Arms or Legs – Inspires Hero Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robaba Mohammadi, Afghanistan’s most famous artist, who paints with her mouth due to a birth defect which denies her the use of her limbs, is reacting to the Taliban’s recent takeover of her homeland by building a movement to honor Heroes everywhere, and seeks assistance from those who share her goals with the Robaba Art and Cultural Center.

Highlighting New Acquisitions on View at the Museum of Sex, NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Museum of Sex, NYC is proud to announce that as of September 1, 2021, Zoya Cherkassky’s drawing “Untitled” from her “Women Who Work” series and Louis Soubrier’s Si├Ęge D’Amour Love Chair will be on view in the second floor exhibition “Artifact [xxx]: Selections from Secret Collections.” The Museum recently acquired the chair from M S Rau LLC, New Orleans and the drawing from Fort Gansevoort Gallery, NYC for the permanent collection.

Modern Art Cartel Pushes the Boundaries of Art and Technology

TORONTO, Canada, Aug. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do you get when you mix multidisciplined, modern artists from around the world with a cutting-edge blend of technology and art? You get Modern Art Cartel. Modern Art Cartel is at the forefront of combining art with technology and has developed the world’s first AI digital artist, MysterioAI, that creates engaging NFTs (non-fungible token) or collectible digital assets.

Launch Pad Releases First Book By Real Estate Mogul and Art Impresario Daniel Lebensohn

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles based publishing company Launch Pad Publishing is celebrating the release of “The Art of the Real: Real Life, Real Relationships and Real Estate” (ISBN: 978-1951407629) – the debut memoir from Daniel Lebensohn.

Master Visual Artist Bernard Stanley Hoyes Delivers Symbolic Spiral Steel Sculpture to Jamaica During the Pandemic

PALM DESERT, Calif., July 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When master visual artist Bernard Stanley Hoyes was first appointed to create an outdoor stainless-steel sculpture for the Kingston Restoration Walking Museum Project in Jamaica, it was before Covid. The project, sponsored by the Kingston Restoration Company and the Duke Street Refurbishing Project and funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund was a heartfelt assignment for Hoyes, a native of Jamaica and longtime resident of California.

Museum of Sex Presents ‘Erotic Content & the Mainstream, 1960 till Today’

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Museum of Sex (MoSex) proudly announces details about its summer exhibition, “Erotic Content & the Mainstream 1960 till Today.” This exhibition, a presentation of media examining how erotic content has permeated mainstream culture since the 1960s, will be on view at the Museum of Sex (233 Fifth Avenue) starting June 4, 2021.

London Company Building Digital Ecosystem for Creators in Sub-Sahara Africa

LONDON, U.K., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pioneering London-based ForeMedia Group Plc (an international company well known for its top-rated extensive media and entertainment operations in Nigeria and United Kingdom, along with delivering Afro-centric media and entertainment to audiences worldwide), is delighted to announce that it is building the first digital ecosystem for talented entertainment creators in sub-Saharan Africa.

Cicada Brood X Captured in Copper as Jewelry and Art

NORTH BETHESDA, Md., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maryland-based Nature’s Creations artists are freezing moments from nature that occur once every 17 years by covering the shell casings and the remains of full formed brood X cicadas in copper. These fascinating detailed treasures are all one-of-a kind since the actual cicada specimens are still intact inside.

The NFT Art Market Just Got Safer and Faster – VR-All-Art Integrates Solana Blockchain to Develop New Protocol

ZUG, Switzerland, May 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VR-All-Art, one of the leading platforms for exhibiting and acquiring art in virtual reality, today announced an integration with the Solana blockchain. The adoption of a blockchain infrastructure for virtual exhibitions is meant to ease art trade in virtual reality while bringing liquidity and regulation to the growing NFT art market.

Activist and Ganjapreneur Ed ‘NJWeedman’ Forchion Promotes ‘Puff & Paint’ Cannabis Creativity at The Joint of Miami

MIAMI, Fla., May 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legendary marijuana activist and ganjapreneur Ed “NJWeedman” Forchion is continuing his legacy of promoting ‘puff and paint’ cannabis creativity. The opening of his new marijuana lounge in Miami, The Joint of Miami in the Wynwood Art District, will be an extension of his legacy in support of ‘pot art.’

‘GROUNDED’ opens at the SLEEPCENTER Gallery

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RE:ARTISTE International Art Organization and The Espejo Organization for the Arts are pleased to present “GROUNDED,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning visual artist Mensur Bojda that will be hosted at the SLEEPCENTER Gallery from May 10th to May 20, 2021.

Gund Gallery Presents ‘The Art of Trees,’ an Exhibition Inviting New Dialogue about Our Relationship to Our Environment

GAMBIER, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College is pleased to announce “The Art of Trees,” an exhibition on view at the Gund from January 22 – April 11, 2021. “The Art of Trees” reveals the many resonances, forms, and relationships of trees.

Museum of Sex Presents BAD: Betty A. Dodson, A Tribute

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Museum of Sex (MoSex) proudly announces details about its winter exhibition, “BAD: Betty A. Dodson & the Liberation of Masturbation, A Tribute”. This exhibition, the first museum retrospective devoted to Dodson’s nearly 70-year career as an artist and educator, will be on view at the Museum of Sex (233 Fifth Avenue) starting December 14, 2020.

#2020EyesColorado Youth Art Contest Winners Announced

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2020 Eyes Colorado and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) announce the winners of the #2020EyesColorado First Annual Youth Art Contest. Students grades 1-12 were invited to submit 2D artwork while reflecting on the value of their eyesight through the theme, A Beautiful Sight. The goal of the competition was to engage Colorado students in understanding the value of their eyes and their own eye health.

‘Lest We Forget’ Art Show Looks Back at Four Years of the Trump Administration

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix, Arizona artist Bob Diercksmeier announced today that his art exhibition “Lest We Forget” will remain online through November 3, 2020. The show features 13 works created in 2020, all relating to events before and during the Trump Presidential administration since 2016.

The American Friends of Capodimonte announce new Senior Fellow, Board Member and opening of 2021 Fellowship application

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that American Friends of Capodimonte (AFC) announce the appointment of Dr. Claire Van Cleave as the AFC Senior Fellow at the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, Italy. The AFC’s unique mission places an American scholar directly inside the staff of an important Italian museum.

Our Lady of Palestine Startup to Support Holy Land Artisans and The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. and BELOIT, Wis., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Our Lady of Palestine, a not for profit webstore, signs an exclusive international distribution agreement with Blest Art, Inc., a religious goods company of Beloit, Wisconsin, to sell handicraft products from the Holy Land originating from the Palestinian Territory and Israel.

Designer and TV Personality Cary Weldy Launches New Book: ‘The Power of Tattoos’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his groundbreaking new book, Cary Weldy discusses how the science of art – including the lines, shapes, colors, patterns, and symbology in a single tattoo or art piece on the wall – dramatically changes one’s life experience.

Nature Photography Fights Impacts of Stress, Stay at Home Order, Too Much Tech

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by Uber alums Jason and Diana Liles, New American Fine Art aims to bring the restorative qualities of the great outdoors to overworked employees and cooped up quarantiners around the globe. The online photography gallery – launching Aug. 24, 2020 – will feature ultra-high-resolution images captured on their year-long sabbatical from the fast-paced tech world.

‘Return’ Sculpture Captures the Fear and Strength in Returning to Our Lives During the Pandemic

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new “Return” sculpture, by Arizona artist Sean T French, captures the fear and strength in returning to our lives during this crisis. Instead of the creatures French often creates this piece depicts a contemporary human wearing armor that is both metaphorical and literal in reference to our wearing masks.

American Artist Mateo Blanco Creates a Portrayal of the American Flag Made from His Clothing

ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As our country faces a pandemic and signs of a nation divided, the need for hope and happiness is greater than ever before. Renowned artist and proud American Mateo Blanco has seen these signs and is making a stand for unity through his art.

George Floyd Memorial Bust Released for 3D Printing by Sculptors Daniel and Rodman Edwards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A memorial bust of George Floyd will be available to everyone supporting the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests all over the globe. The George Floyd memorial bust 3D printing file is available for free at Sketchfab and is a presentation of love from the sculptors to the Floyd family and protesters at large, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Images of an Artist’s Performance from One Month Before the Pandemic Become Increasingly Relevant as Places Re-open and Fates Unfold

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An American artist, Ayzay Ukwuoma, presents new images from an art performance he had done less than one month before the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s practice of social distancing, currently makes the performance impossible to do.

Casa Romantica Shares the Beauty of Place in New Exhibit at John Wayne Airport

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, celebrated the opening of its new exhibit on display at John Wayne Airport on Saturday, February 8.

Jack Rabbit Gallery Unleashes ‘Texas Heat Wave,’ Featuring the Lone Star State’s Hottest Artists

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 1, Jack Rabbit Gallery will unleash “Texas Heat Wave,” an art exhibition featuring a select group of exceptional artists from the State of Texas. An opening reception will be hosted by Jack Rabbit Gallery from 6-9 p.m., February 1, 2020, and the collection will remain on view through Feb. 26.

Casita Maria Celebrates Garifuna Culture with Gallery Exhibition and Public Programming

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education and Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. are delighted to announce Garifuna Intangible Heritage, an exhibition celebrating the cultural expression of the Garifuna people of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and the United States. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Winter season of ¡CelebrARTE!, Casita Maria’s South Bronx arts and culture series.

Solo Exhibition of Professor Yuhua Shouzhi Wang, International Preeminent Artist of First Class Standing, Amazes Art World at Palais du Louvre

PARIS, France, Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Xingyi Gu, Professor of Guangzhou University School of Humanities announced that Professor Yuhua Shouzhi Wang’s solo art exhibition “Seeing Two Worlds in One Flower” was held at Palais du Louvre in Paris between October 10 and 12. Professor Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is a world-renowned painter.

‘Treasure Trove’ From Italy’s ‘Most Underrated Museum’ Travels to The United States for the First Time

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that the American Friends of Capodimonte (AFC) announce the first U.S. traveling exhibition of 40 Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces, most of which have never been viewed by an American audience, from the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, Italy; the royal palace built in 1738 by Charles of Bourbon, King of Naples and Sicily (later King Charles III of Spain).