23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR, call for entries: The Poetic Pen
23 Sandy Gallery invites you to celebrate the beautiful word by entering The Poetic Pen: Celebrating Calligraphy and Poetry, a juried exhibition of calligraphic artwork that uses poetry as a primary textual focus. Calligraphers throughout history have employed poetry to illustrate the art and fine craft of lettering, letterforms and calligraphic design. This show is open to pen or brush works in the form of wall-hung pieces, broadsides, books, sculptural objects and more. Will be held in conjunction with the Calligraphy Northwest Calligraphy Conference, which will bring over 500 fans of calligraphy to Portland in June 2012.
Deadline: April 20th, 2012
Website link: http://www.23sandy.com/poeticpen/callforentries.html
About 23 Sandy Gallery: 23 Sandy Gallery is a fine art gallery located just east of downtown, in Portland’s central east side arts district. We present local and national artists working in contemporary book arts, painting, photography and printmaking. The gallery also serves as a community gathering space with lectures, workshops, salons, readings and more. The gallery is owned by Laura Russell, a book artist and photographer, who travels several times each year to spread the gospel of book arts.
23 Sandy Gallery, 623 NE 23rd Ave, Portland, Oregon