CALL TO ARTISTS – “Artpoint Fundraiser $99 to Stardom”

Artpoint building Calgary

Who:  Art Point Gallery & Studios Society

What: Fundraising Initiative

Where: Art Point, main gallery

When: July 3rd to July 25th 2014

Why:  Fundraising for Artpoint Sponsorship of Calgary Community Art Projects

Artpoint Studios & Gallery Society would like to invite you to participate in “Artpoint Fundraiser $99 to Stardom”. We are looking to engage with the public, artists, actors, musicians and children in helping us fundraise for community projects. What we need is a piece of original artwork from you! Artpoint will display all artworks in the Main Gallery from July 3 to July 25, 2014. Please join us for an opening reception on Thursday, July 3 from 5-9pm.

How it works:  Individuals/participants/artists would donate a 5”by 7” art work, collage, painting, 3D relief, etc. no sculptural pieces, signed ONLY on the back so purchaser would not know whose work they are buying. All canvas’s would be the same size 5”X 7” and all would be priced at $99.00. each.

Cost of art materials, canvas’s, paint, etc, cost to deliver, return work at end of fundraiser is the responsibility of the participants.

Deadline for submission is June 14th 2014

Contact Brian Pawlak for more information brianpawlakmfa@yahoo.com, submissions can be brought in to Artpoint during open hours and given to Terra in the office.

Artpoint Gallery & Studios Society, formerly called the Calgary Point of Art Society (1991), was incorporate under the provisions of the Societies Act in 1998. Formed by artists, it is a non-profit artist-run studio gallery supporting and promoting visual arts and art education in the Calgary community. It is one of the largest artist run cooperatives in North America.

Our newly renovated building in historic Ramsey-Inglewood is home to 23 studios, a      resource/classroom and 2 galleries, a foyer and hallways featuring works by over 50 members and visiting artists. Works range from traditional portraiture and photography to contemporary paintings, miniatures and large scale sculptures.

Come in and leisurely stroll through the relaxed atmosphere. View the artworks that our talented artists have to offer. Some studios are open for your viewing and you are welcome to speak with the artists who happen to be working in their studio. New shows open the first Friday of every month, from 5-9pm.

Bring a friend and enjoy a day at Artpoint Gallery and Studios. We are open to the public Thursdays & Fridays from 1:00pm to 5:00 pm, & Saturday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm or call (403) 265-6867 for an appointment or by email at info@artpoint.ca