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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

Hi Friends, I'm a photographer and artist who lives in the metropolis of Washington DC, and the tiny village of Idyllwild, CA. Opposites attract, I guess. I have two blogs. The Gina Genis Blog is about art and photography. My new blog, DC Discoveries is dedicated to showing you everything from fashion to art, food to entertainment in all sections of the District. I hope you will take the journey with me. I exhibit my work in museums and galleries across the U.S. I'm 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. My series "Window Peeping" was included in OsCene 2010 at the Laguna Art Museum, Truman State University, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Biola 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. I 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 my work have appeared in the Huffington Post, Art Scene, OC Weekly, Orange County Register, New University, Riviera Magazine, Coast Magazine, Huntington Beach Independent, and appeared on CNN, NBC, ABC, and more. I lead the Gina Genis Photo Workshops where I show beginning and intermediate photographers how to jump to the next level with their work. I also teach online photography courses through The Compelling Image.

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