Monthly Archives: September 2015

Art ‘Round Town

The Art Galleries of Portsmouth invite guests on the first Friday of each month, to a ‘Gallery Walk.’  This is a wonderful opportunity for guests to view contemporary works for inspiration, or for building that personal art collection.  Click here for participating galleries and for a map of the city: The Art Galleries of Portsmouth

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CELEBRATE THE FREEDOM TO READ AT THE TETI LIBRARY

Mark your calendars for September 27 – October 3, 2015 for
Banned Book Week – Celebrating the Freedom to Read.
The Teti Library joins the American Library Association
in support of intellectual freedom
by creating a ‘Challenged Book’ display near the library entrance.
Visit the library to see titles that have been challenged over the years
and to see a list of recent book challenges from 2014. Read On!

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Call for Entries – Eye Gallery is looking for a student group show!

The Eye Gallery at the Teti Library is looking for student work
for an upcoming Pop-Up group exhibition.

Eye Gallery at the Teti Library is looking for a group of visual artists
(2 or more students is required for a group)
who would like to exhibit their work from late October
through the last day of classes THIS semester –
Our version of an extended Pop-Up show!
We’ll host an opening reception this semester
to celebrate you and your work!
Eligibility: Open to New Hampshire Institute of Art students,
with 1 person acting as the spokesperson.
Details: We are looking for unframed works
that are wired and ready to hang/display.
(Works on canvas or panel, stand alone 3-D items,
and works on heavy paper
are good examples of the kinds of works for which we are looking.)
Collections must have at least 6 works to be considered.
Due to space and hanging limitations, works must be no larger than 24” x 36”
and must be no more than 5lbs in weight.
Required materials: Send your written proposals to eyegallery@nhia.edu
with a brief exhibition plan including a JPEG or two
of your group’s work before Friday, October 9th.

Feel free to stop by the Teti Library with your questions about this
and other Eye Gallery exhibition opportunities!
If your work doesn’t fit the above requirements, let us know!
We are always looking for creative ways to display student work!

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Eye Gallery at Teti Library – Call for Entries – Pop-Up show – Coming Soon!

Stay posted for a ‘call for entries’ from the Eye Gallery, the Teti Library’s gallery for student art.  This call will welcome student groups to submit their works for a Pop-up/Flash group show to run from mid October through the end of the semester.  You and a friend could have your own show!  Stay tuned for more news on this exciting exhibition opportunity!

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Visiting Artist Series at The New Hampshire Institute of Art welcomes Award-Winning Illustrator

The New Hampshire Institute of Art welcomes Kyle T. Webster to the Visiting Artist Series on Friday, September 25 at 11:30 am in the French Building, 148 Concord Street, Manchester, NH.

Kyle T. Webster is an international award-winning illustrator, living in North Carolina, who has drawn for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Entertainment Weekly, Scholastic, Nike, IDEO, and many other distinguished editorial, advertising, publishing and institutional clients. He has created two top 50 mobile games, and he is the founder of KyleBrush.com, the company behind the world’s best-selling Photoshop brushes for professional illustrators, animators, and designers.  
Learn more about Webster here: http://www.kyletwebster.com/

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Social Media and Art – Call for entries at VERGE Gallery

VERGE Gallery is currently looking for creative entries for their upcoming show titled: CON-VERGE-NCE.
New Hampshire Institute of Art affiliates (students included!) are welcome to enter work by September 30th that addresses the role that social media plays in today’s art.   Start building that exhibition history now and submit a piece or two!  Visit the VERGE Facebook page here to get the dates and details of the show: Verge Gallery on Facebook

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9-11-15 / Witness to History: James Nachtwey at the Currier Museum

The Currier Museum of Art presents Witness to History, with the photographs of photojournalist, James Nachtwey.  Opening on 9-11-15, this exhibition shows the artist’s dedication to capturing specific moments during the time of the World Trade Center attacks. See the press release here:  James Nachtwey’s Stirring Photographs of War.

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