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Call to Artists for “Crossing the Line with Paper” Exhibit at BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery

BIG ARTS Call to Artists to submit fine artworks that incorporate paper, to be considered for the “Crossing the Line with Paper” exhibit deadline is 1/15/13. Show's juror is Ron Bishop, Director, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Edison State College.

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PRLog - Oct. 19, 2012 - SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. -- BIG ARTS invites artists to submit fine artworks that incorporate paper, to be considered for the “Crossing the Line with Paper” juried visual arts exhibit. Entries must be delivered for judging Tuesday, January 15. This exhibit is open January 17 through February 28 in BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery.

The juror for “Crossing the Line with Paper” is Ron Bishop, Director, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Edison State College http://www.bobrauschenberggallery.com/index.htm. Bishop received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing with a minor in Art History from the University of Nebraska, Omaha. His Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing was earned at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where he also was graduate assistant to George Ortman.

Bishop has been at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery for 14 years, where he is responsible for all aspects of operations, as well as oversight of the Museum of Medical History and the Rush Collection Gallery. He served as a State of Florida Grant Review Panelist and has been the juror for numerous shows throughout the southeast. He has served on the Board of Directors of several Florida organizations, including the Ormond Art Museum and the Volusia County Art League, and was on the Cultural Advisory Board for the City of Ormond Beach.

During his time at the Gallery at Edison State College there have been more than 60 shows, including exhibitions featuring the work of Robert Rauschenberg, a three part exhibition series featuring the work of John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg, and Merce Cunningham, and most recently a new John Cage exhibition. Bishop also developed a career retrospective of founding digital artist Laurence Gartel, a Christo and Jeanne-Claude exhibit and four major exhibitions with the Martin Z. Margulies Collection in Miami, Florida.  

There will be a Juror’s Talk Tuesday, January 15, at 2:30 p.m. A reception and awards ceremony will take place Friday, January 25, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Phillips Gallery. Awards will be given for First Place ($500), Second Place ($250), Third Place ($125), two Merit Awards ($50 each) and four Honorable Mentions.

Prospectus and more information are available at BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel, or online at http://www.BIGARTS.org/.

Phillips Gallery Patron Sponsor FineMark National Bank & Trust http://www.finemarkbank.com/.

         For additional information about these exhibits, BIG ARTS events and membership, or to sign up for workshops, stop by BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel; call (239) 395-0900; e-mail info@BIGARTS.org; or   http://www.BIGARTS.org.

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