Altadena’s new Community Arts Center, located at 2460 North Lake Avenue in the Webster's business complex (intersection of Lake and Mariposa) is a project developed by The Altadena Arts Council. It will officially open its doors on Sunday, December 16th with its inaugural event,“Artists From the North”, an exhibition that will, fittingly, feature works by artists from the Altadena, Pasadena and Foothill area communities. Executive Director Mary Ann Stevenson says that, “After so many years of operating out of our home, we (she and co-founder, Gene Stevenson) wanted to make the first official event in our own facility, the new Altadena Community Arts Center, one which serves as a tribute to the many talented artists residing in our community who struggle, as we do, for the love of art.”
The show will be a juried exhibition for artists residing in Altadena, Pasadena and Foothill Area Communities working in all traditional and non-traditional media. All artwork must be original in concept,design and execution. Acceptable entries include paintings, drawings, collage, print work, assemblage and photography, and all work, if selected, must be ready to hang. Sculptures will be accepted as well. Sculpture should not exceed 3x3x3 and must be accompanied by a pedestal of3x3x3. Assemblages that cannot be hung must also be accompanied with a pedestal. All selections for the exhibit will be based on the discretion of the Community Arts Center Committee.
Interested artists are invited to bring three pieces of their work for consideration to the Altadena Community Arts Center, 2460 North Lake Avenue, Altadena 91001 (intersection of Lake andMariposa) Entries will be accepted Monday, November 26th through Thursday, November 29th;5:00pm to 7:00pm. Entries must be received no later than 7:00pm. The jury selection process will take one (1) week to complete. Notice of acceptance or non-acceptance of work will be made on Saturday, December 1, 2012 or by phone if no e-mail is available. A signature confirmation will be provided upon receipt of art work. Selected entrants will participate in a collective exhibition at the Altadena Community Arts Center.
The exhibition period will be December 16, 2012 through January 18, 2013.For questions/further information concerning the Artists From the North Exhibition, call (626) 797-5798. Entry forms may be obtained via download from The Altadena Arts Council’s website at www.altadenaartscouncil.org