This landed in the inbox today:
The 1st New Britain International MURAL SLAM
Calling all vagabonds, graffiti artists, muralists, scenic painters, air brush artists, and activists! The 1st International Mural Slam is being held in New Britain, Connecticut in conjunction with the unique, community-based mural painting program at Central CT State University.
Artists will paint 12’ x 4’ foot wall sections on the roof of the Welte Parking Garage, with prizes awarded to the best pieces.
Rich writes: "I've created a source for stencil images of marching monks to support the 'Saffron Revolution' in Burma, at the suggestion of a friend who has been living on the Thai-Burma border with student rebels for many years. I made it simple so it's easy to use."
Brandon Bauer sent in these photos from the Paper Politics show which recently hit Milwaukee. PP is a massive group show (usually representing 150+ artists) which has previously toured in Seattle, Brooklyn, and Portland. From the show description:
Paper Politics presents a breathtaking tour of the many modalities of printing: relief, intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, collagraph, monotype, photography. In addition to these techniques, we are delighted to include in the show finely crafted stencils and street printing, traditional media used to convey political thought.
"I think therefore I am..." group art show at the Goodfoot Lounge featuring a lot of art from the Justseeds group as well as plenty of local Portland-area artists. Opening Thursday Sept.27th at 2845 SE Stark. 10% of sales will go to the Community Alliance of Tenants (www.oregoncat.org), Oregon's only tenants rights organization.