Swanson, De la Ville, featured in 10 x 10, March 3, 2016

The next 10×10 will take place from 5:30 to 7:00pm on Thursday March 3rd at the Herald-Tribune. Speakers will include Natalya Swanson and Elena De la Ville as well as artists, a futurist, the executive director of Suncoast Waterkeeper, a journalist, a political activist, Ringling College’s head of Fine Art, a former county commissioner, and an experimental musician.

10 x 10

10 x 10 – 10 speakers are invited to present 10 images. Slides advance automatically every 30 seconds in a fast paced informal event.

Thursday, March 3, 2016 (5:30 – 7:30pm)
Sarasota Herald Tribune, 1741 Main St., Sarasota, FL
$10 entry fee

Educational Outreach: SARTQ Artist-in-Residence LBK, 2015

Educational Outreach: SARTQ’s Key Influence Residency at Longboat Key Center for the Arts

Q: What is an “Artist-in-Residence” program?
A: An Artist-in-residence program gives artists, academicians, curators, and all manner of creative people an opportunity to spend time away from their usual creative environment and obligations. The program provides a time of reflection, research, presentation and/or production. It allows an individual to explore his/her practice within another community while meeting new people, using new materials and experiencing life in a new location. Artist residency programs emphasize the importance of meaningful and multi-layered cultural exchange and immersion into another culture or environment that is meant to influence their art-making process and work.

Q: What is Interdisciplinary art? : Cassia Kite
A: Interdisciplinary Arts developed within the last 35 years with the advent of new materials and new media, such as video, performance art, multi-media installation, book arts and digital arts. Interdisciplinary Arts combine concepts, philosophies, processes and tools from a variety of disciplines and mediums that work together collaboratively.

Q: What is Botanical Art? : Daniel Miller
A: In botanical art – the emphasis is on the plant or flower but without the requirement for all the information required by the botanists. There’s more of an emphasis on the aesthetic value to be found in the plant or flower. Botanical art or botanical painting might be described as retaining a lot of the features of the technically correct illustrations while placing much more emphasis on aesthetics and artistry where possible.

Q: What is Multimedia art? : Elena De La Ville
A: The term multimedia art implies a broader scope than mixed media, combining visual art with non-visual elements (such as recorded sound), or with elements of the other arts such as literature, drama, dance, motion graphics, music, or film.

Q: What is Gesture Drawing? : Javier Rodriguez
A: A gesture drawing is the laying in of the action, form, and pose of a model or figure. Typically, an artist draws a series of poses taken by a model in a short amount of time, anywhere between 30 seconds and 2 minutes. The artist who undertakes gesture drawing also receives the benefits of self-training their drawing ability. This kind of very rapid drawing of the figure builds, through repetition, an instinctive understanding of human proportions, which may help the artist when working on more extended works.

Q: What is Photorealism? : Jenny Medved
A: Photorealism is a genre of art that encompasses painting, drawing and other graphic media, in which an artist studies a photograph and then attempts to reproduce the image as realistically as possible in another medium.

Q: What is Non-Objective Art? : Laine Nixon
A: Non-objective art is another way to refer to Abstract art or nonrepresentational art. Essentially, the artwork does not represent or depict a person, place or thing in the natural world. Usually, the content of the work is its color, shapes, brushstrokes, size, scale, and, in some cases, its process. Non-objective art can define a type of abstract art that is usually, but not always, geometric and aims to convey a sense of simplicity and purity.

Q: What is Assemblage? : Morgan Janssen
A: Assemblage is an artistic form or medium usually created on a defined surface, base or substrate that consists of three-dimensional elements projecting out of or from the surface, base or substrate. It is part of the visual arts and typically uses found objects, but is not limited to these materials. It is similar to collage, a two-dimensional medium.

Q: What is the role of the viewer in a multi-sensory installation? : Natalya Swanson
A: Multi-sensory art is created with the intent to heighten the viewer’s sensory responses. This technique is employed to evoke memories by appealing to multiple, or targeting specific, senses. Multi-sensory installations raise additional questions when the artist considers the role of the viewer. In these installations, the passive role of the viewer is abandoned as participation is unwittingly forced upon the viewer. Circumstances to consider are spatial awareness, synesthesia, proprioception, and somatosensory responses of the viewer.

Q: What is Contemporary Portrait Photography? : Noelle McCleaf
A: Artists using portraiture in photography today approach the medium in a variety of ways. The staged portrait is a portrait that is deliberately constructed by the artist, and often aims to communicate a story. The documentary portrait is perceived as being more true-to-life, with an approach similar to that of a street photographer or photojournalist. The photographer documents real life subjects without staging.

Q: What is Kinetic Art? : Steve Strenk
A: Kinetic art, particularly assemblage or sculpture, is made up of parts that are designed to be set in motion by an internal mechanism or an external stimulus, such as light, air or the observer.

Q: What is Expressionism? : Tim Jaeger
A: Expressionism was a modernist art movement, initially in poetry and painting, originating in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century. Its typical trait is to present the world solely from a subjective perspective, distorting it radically for emotional effect in order to evoke moods or ideas. Expressionist artists sought to express the meaning of emotional experience rather than physical reality.

Q: What is Site-specific Art? : Zach Gilliland
A: Site-specific Art is work that is created to exist in a certain place. Typically, the artist takes the location into account while planning and creating the artwork. The work of Site-specific art was created in the site and could only exist in such circumstances.


 

For more information about the residency, please view: SARTQ: Key Influence

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SARTQ Print Party 2016

SARTQ Print Party 2016 / Art Center Sarasota
February 13 • 3-7pm

SARTQ Print Party 2016

An annual event that gives the public a chance to interact with both art and artists. This year’s party will serve as an opportunity for the public to purchase a print created right before their eyes while meeting the members of SARTQ, enjoy music and food while viewing the multiple exhibitions of Art Center Sarasota.

From 3-7pm on February 13, SARTQ will hold its free screen-printing party at Art Center Sarasota. SARTQ’s sixth print party in March of 2015 drew nearly 1,500 people who brought shirts, skirts, placemats and everything in between to be screened live by the artists.

“We’re excited to partner with Art Center Sarasota this year for our annual print party,” says SARTQ co-founder, Tim Jaeger. “It’s a natural fit because we can get messy in the classroom and bring people together in the galleries for an entertaining afternoon and evening.”

Once again, each of the 15 artists have created an original design for the event. Attendees may bring their own clothing items such as t-shirts, pants, scarfs etc., though any item that can lie flat under the screen and will accept ink can be printed on. Choose your favorite design — or pick several! — and each print is just $5. The public is encouraged to be creative, with some particularly cute dog clothes, baby tees and handbags resulting from last year’s event. There will also be blank t-shirts on hand for purchase. This is a free, family friendly event.

SARTQ Print Party 2016 / Art Center Sarasota
February 13 • 3-7pm

HERE AND NOW: SARTQ Contemporary Art Exhibition, 2015

Here and Now is open now through August 29th. For private viewings or questions please call (941) 955-2787

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday (11am – 4pm),
Saturday (9am – 1pm)
Address: 1549 State Street, Sarasota, FL

SARTQ, Sarasota’s local popular artist collective has reemerged. The now redesigned 501c3 network of accomplished Sarasota and Manatee artists invites you to their first 2015 exhibition.

Here and Now (front)

Featuring artists include: Andrew Long, Cassia Kite, Caui Lofgren, Daniel Miller, Elena De La Ville, Javier Rodriguez, Jenny Medved, Laine Nixon, Larry Forgard, Morgan Janssen, Natalya Swanson, Nathan Wilson, Noelle McCleaf, Steven Strenk, Tim Jaeger, Zachary Gilliland, and curated by Danny Olda

SARTQ events and exhibitions are suitable for all ages and accessible to everyone in the community.

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OPENING RECEPTION: August 15, 2015 (6pm – 9pm)