Bound, National Juried Exhibition at Phoenix Gallery in Chelsea. DEADLINE OCTOBER 28. Show open to all members and non-members.
Diaspora, JWAN Juried Exhibition at New Century Artists' Gallery in Chelsea.DEADLINE NOVEMBER 18. Show open to all members and non-members.
RENEW MEMBERSHIP, JOIN WCA
Don't forget to renew your WCA membership for 2013. Invite your friends to join now, to take advantage of up to three months of free membership. Membership is open to all women with an interest in the arts. New applicants become members right away, and their membership lasts through December 31, 2013.
2013 WCA CONFERENCE, REGISTRATION COMING SOON!
Be an early bird and snag the best rates for the 2013 WCA Conference, Building Community! Registration information will go up on our website,www.nationalwca.org on November 1. Sign up early since some of the offerings have limited capacity!
WCA PHILLY EVENTS
Saturday, November 3, 4:00pm.
Multi-genre artists unite! Join us for an evening with mix-media artist Bonnie MacAllister, whose dynamic work often fuses painting, photography, slide installations, spoken word, video, and performance, and visual artist and graphic novelist, Jamar Nicholas, illustrator of the award-winning Fist Stick Knife Gun, and author and illustrator of the forthcoming graphic novel collection, Leon: Protector of the Playground.
Bonnie MacAllister renders moments through a variety of media. Often pieces are multi-genre, fusing painting, photography, slide installations, spoken word, video, and performance. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee, poetry slam champion in the United States and France, and Fulbright-Hays awardee to Ethiopia. Her poetry has been published in Esque, 10,000 Poets for Change/Fieralingue, Grasp (Czech Republic), nth position (UK), and Paper Tiger Media (Australia). She has performed her original writing and plays at New York Foundation for the Arts, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Raandesk Gallery in Chelsea, Adrienne Theater in Philadelphia, and Cat Cat Club in Paris. She recently showed work at the Sandy Spring Museum in MD, the Imperfect Gallery in Germantown, International House Philadelphia, and Holy Family University. Her films were recently screened in the UK and Norway. She will perform an original multimedia piece on November 11 at the First Person Festival in "Philly Reacts."
Jamar Nicholas is an award-winning Philadelphia-based artist and educator. He has dedicated his career to empowering young people, helping them realize the power of visual narrative. He is a host of COMIC BOOK DINER, a weekly podcast about the comic book industry, as well as a columnist for DRAW! Magazine, the professional How-To magazine for comics and animation.
Nor'easter Open. Featuring: Ross Gay and Patrick Rosal. Sponsored by Certain Circuits.
A monthly open mic brought to you by Quincy Scott Jones and Nina Sharma Jones, founders of the Nor’easter Exchange, a floating literary reading series that brings together multicultural writers from the tri-state area to meet, read and collaborate. The Nor’easter Open is held on the second Friday of each month and welcomes two featured readers followed by an open mic. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early (6:45pm) for the open mic to sign up, and allot 3 minutes for your reading.