Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2002

Artists could win business services

Raw Art, an artist management organization from Denver is soliciting entries into its inaugural art show to be held in January.

The 20 artists to be selected for the show will be eligible for business services such as consultations on career management, taxes, portfolio, artist statement, press releases and resume, portfolio appraisal for pricing and inclusion in all Raw Art national marketing campaigns and material.

All entries must be postmarked by today. Selected artists will be notified Nov. 27. The inaugural show will open to the public Jan. 10 t the Andenken gallery in Denver and run until the Jan. 31. For more information, visit www.rodneywallace.com.

Artists in Schools Program accepting applications

Native artists with a desire to share their skills with Alaska students and teachers are wanted to be a part of the State Arts Council's Artists in Schools residency program.

Applications are being accepted from visual and literary artists, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, media arts, poetry, play writing, fiction and nonfiction writers, as well as Alaska Native arts, such as bead working, basket making, quilting and kayak and sled building.

The Artists in Schools Program gives artists an opportunity to share their skills in a variety school settings for two to 16 weeks. Artists work with students, provide teacher training and demonstrate their professional skills to community members. Artists are paid a fee, given a supplies budget and have travel expenses, food and housing provided for.

The application deadline is Friday. For more information, call (907) 269-6682, e-mail ais_aksca@eed.state.ak.us or write Artists in Schools at P.O. Box 113412, Anchorage, AK 99511.

Alaska cookbooks wanted

Quail Ridge Press is looking for Alaska-themed cookbooks to review and possibly include in its upcoming "Best of the Best from Alaska Cookbook: Selected Recipes from Alaska's Favorite Cookbooks" book.

Clubs, churches, communities, restaurants, individuals, etc., may submit cookbooks for consideration by calling (800) 343-1583 or sending an e-mail to tray@quailridge.com. Submitted cookbooks must contain recipes specific to Alaska, must be in print and must be available for mail order by the public.

The deadline for entry is Nov. 29. The Quail Ridge Press cookbook is scheduled for publication in the spring of 2003. For more information or a free brochure, call (800) 343-1583 or e-mail tray@quailridge.com. To learn more about Quail Ridge Press, visit its Web site at www.quailridge.com.



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