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Artist-In-Residence Opportunity

Jeffrey Frisch working on his art at Huntington Beach Art Center

Here’s a great opportunity to be an Artist-In-Residence at the Huntington Beach Art Center in California. I highly recommend this venue because it has large working spaces, a helpful staff, and a curator, Darlene De Angelo, who loves artists and thinks like one as well. By that I mean she is able to conceptualize an artist’s project and give them the freedom to execute their ideas. All in all it is a great experience for any serious artist.

If you are a follower of my blog, you know that I created Economy Portraits as an Artist-In-Residence at HBAC in March/April of 2011. Economy Portraits was favorably reviewed and was awarded Best Art Show of 2011 by the OC Weekly. It is now a book and can be purchased through my website or on Amazon. I could have never made Economy Portraits without being Artist-In-Residence at HBAC.

Adult, professional artists working in creative disciplines, including visual, performance and interdisciplinary arts are eligible. The deadline for submissions is January 31st, 2012. Full details and submission guidelines and form are available by clicking here. Good luck.

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About Gina Genis

Gina Genis has exhibited her work in museums and galleries across the U.S. She is included in the permanent collections of the Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, the Otto G. Richter Library Special Collections Division of the University of Miami, Hard Rock Casino, Orange County Transit District, IBM, and the Sarah and Adam Markman Collection among others. Her Window Peeping series was included in OsCene 2010 at the Laguna Art Museum, Truman State University, and solo shows at Gallery 825 and Cypress College. The June Gloom series was exhibited in a solo show at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The Kala series has been exhibited at MPLS Photo Center, Cypress College, and Gallery 825. Economy Portraits was created as an Artist In Residence project at the Huntington Beach Art Center, and was awarded "Best Art Show of 2011 by the OC Weekly. She recently curated Wide Angle View, an exhibit of 16 international, award-winning photo and multi-media journalists at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art to much critical acclaim. Recent reviews of her work have appeared in the Huffington Post, Art Scene, OC Weekly, Orange County Register, New University, Riviera Magazine, Coast Magazine, Huntington Beach Independent, and more. She leads the Gina Genis Photo Workshops where she teaches beginning and intermediate photographers how to jump to the next level with their work. She also teaches online courses through The Compelling Image.

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