Arts for Everyone Weekly Event Update


From all of us at ARTS FOR EVERYONE…may you have the most WONDERFUL of Holiday Seasons!

MEADVILLE’S HISTORIC MARKET HOUSE: View the newest Holiday Creations by A4E Artists now on artsforeveryoneexhibit at the Gallery located on the first floor of the historic Meadville Market House. Selections include works by more than 20 A4E Participating Artists including the magnificent hand-spun weavings of Judy Hanninen, the crystal glass sculptures by Becky Schellhaas, and the most recent creations by Jan Werneth, Terry Werneth, and Carolyn Nowack. Also included are works by the newest A4E Artist, Tricia Patten, paintings by Don O’Day, the fabric art of Cheree Frizzell,  and the hand-carved Carousel animals by G. Nowack. 910 Market Street, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335. Hours: M-F,  10:00am – 6:00pm; Sat, 8am-4pm.

CAROUSEL CARVING DEMONSTRATIONS: Join Carousel Artist, George P. Nowack for a series of demonstrations in the art of carving Carousel animals as he recreates an exact replica of the Mueller Lion which rode the Carousel at CONNEAUT LAKE PARK from 1910 till the 1980’s. Also, plan to attend the formal unveiling of the Lion next Spring at the Red Barn Gallery & Studio, 12810 Foust Road, Conneaut Lake, PA.  For a schedule of appearances, or to schedule a carving demonstration for your organization or event, please contact  (814)795-6888, or email

RALPH MILLER JEWELERS AND GALLERY: Join the excitement at Ralph Miller Jewelers & Gallery, 28 West  8th St. For “THE SEASON’S SPARKLES ” featuring New Holiday Season Creations by: RMJ Jewelry Artists (Carrie Magee, Liza Magee, Sally Griffin, Janice, Paul & Daniel Niebauer),  plus “Art 4 Everyone” Artists (Carolyn Nowack, Terry & Jan Werneth, Victoria Norvaisa, and E. Lisa Bower), local Oil Painter,  Diane Wenzel Pierce, and Palm Springs, CA Ceramic Artist, Greg Lee Carlson. For more information:  Contact RMJ on their toll free number: 1 (888) RMJ-DIAS  or via Contact at:  www.ralphmillerjewelers.

ACADEMY THEATRE (Meadville):  Academy Youth Theatre’s presentation, “Bah Humbug! Scrooge’s Christmas Carol,” 12/20-22. For info and tickets, call 814-337-8000, or visit

GRAFFITI GALLERY: Graffiti Gallery, 210 Seneca Street in Oil City, PA,  is pleased to announce its final exhibit of 2013:  Fibre, Fabric & Paper. The exhibit taps a variety of artistic media, from tapestries and quilts to cut paper art to papier mache sculpture. Exhibiting artists include Cindy Andes, Carol McDonald, Liz Graham, Tracy Cole, Swan Daashuur, and Margaret Brostrom.  Curator Swan Daashuur’s goal is to present a broad range of paper and fabric applications, including wearable art. Admission is free. The exhibit will be open Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 6 pm, December 14 through January 4, 2014.

FIRST NIGHT (OIL CITY): Enjoy this nonalcoholic, family-oriented celebration offering more than 70 different indoor performances located on the north and south sides of downtown. Fireworks displays at 7pm and midnight. Oil City. 814-676-3007 814-676-3007 FREE,

NPAA HOLIDAY SHOW: Gannon University’s Schuster Gallery, through 2/10/2014.

GLASS GROWERS GALLERY: New Works by Ben Gibson & Denise Romecki . Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 1-4pm. Glass Growers Gallery, 10 E. 5th St., Erie.

GMEINER ART & CUTURAL CENTER: “Vesta Annual Art Show and Sale.” Regular gallery hours are 2-5PM, 12/8-29. Closed on 12/24-26. 134 Main St., Wellsboro, PA.

VENUS, EVE, AND MADONNA: Juried Art Exhibition, through January 17th 2014. Opening Reception: Friday, November 22nd, 2013, 6-9 pm. International Images, Ltd. 514 Beaver Street, Sewickley, PA 15143.

KENNYWOOD PARK:  “Holiday Lights,” Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, through December 22 (5 – 9 p.m.) when Kennywood will once again be transformed into a wonderland of dazzling light displays, family-friendly activities, local Artisans, and seasonal food favorites. It truly is a sight to behold! Don’t miss the grand opening on Friday, November 29, with FIREWORKS at 9 p.m. (weather permitting). Save $2 on admission by purchasing your tickets at Giant Eagle! Group discounts available for 15 or more guests with advanced reservations. Learn more. Call 412-464-9931 to reserve your date now!

PEOPLES GAS HOLIDAY MARKET: Market Square, Pittsburgh. Join A4E Artist, Linda Barnicott, and 22 other vendors as they exhibit their unique Holiday Creations for your shopping pleasure. The Market runs daily through 12/23 (closed on Thanksgiving Day). Call 814-795-6888 for info. 

PITTSBURGH CLO: “Plaid Tidings,” now through 1/12/2014 at the CLO CABARET, Pgh. “A Musical Christmas Carol,” at the Byham Theater, 12/6-22. Call 412-456-6666 for tickets and information, or visit

PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY: Known for her superb, tightly controlled musicianship, award-winning French pianist Hélène Grimaud joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to perform. Friday, Jan 31 8:00pm, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh.

3RD STREET GALLERY (Carnegie, PA)Presents the 2013 ASLA Exhibition featuring the artistic talents of the Western Pa section of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Third Street Gallery, 220 3rd St, Carnegie, PA 15106, 412-276-5233.

MANCHESTER CRAFTSMENS GUILD: “Holiday Art Show & Sale” Come shop for original artworks made by staff and students at MCG. A portion of the proceeds supports MCG Youth & Arts programming. We will accept, cash, check, and credit cards! For more information visit:

AVIATION ART CONTEST: Pennsylvania art students are invited to depict aviation’s importance to the public safety by participating in the 2014 Aviation Art Contest. Top three entries will be forwarded for judging in the national competition. For info, and to submit entries, contact William Sieg, 400 North St., Harrisburg, Pa 17120.

THE ARTS BUSINESS INSTITUTE: Presents its  2014 Winter Workshop in Philadelphia at the Buyers Market of American Craft. Please join us January 18-19, 2014 for this intensive learning opportunity! The two-day program is packed with information and practical business knowledge for artists and craftspeople who want to move their small business to a higher level. For info and reservations, contact Carolyn Edlund, Executive Director,, (410) 977-2915.

NORTH SHORE ARTS ALLIANCE ANNUAL MEMBER SHOWThrough 1/25/2014; Sat & Sun, 11am-5pm. Sensory Gallery/Winery, 10599 W. Main Rd., Ripley, NY. For info, contact (716)736-2444,

TRIA GALLERY: Presents  the artworks of  Clara Fialho, through January 18, 2014. 531 West 25 Street, ground floor suite 5. / 212.695.0021. Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 – 6:00.

PANGEA:  An exhibition of work by artists participating in NYFA’s Immigrant Artists Program (IAP). Exhibition Dates: through January 17, 2014. New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay St., Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY.

THIRD DEGREE GLASS FACTORY:  “Good enough to eat!”  Food Truck Third Friday Glass Jewelry & Accessories Show & Sale in partnership with the Saint Louis Lamp work’s Society. East Gallery present photograph by Steve Truesdell and ceramics by Heather Woodson. , 5200 Delmar Blvd. St.Louis Mo 63108 314.367.4527.

NYFA and NYU Conference for Musicians:  Date: Friday, December 20, 1 – 5 pm. Location: Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY. Cost: $20 for the general public, $15 for NYFA artists. RSVP: This one-day conference will be geared towards members of the jazz community, and the music and art community at large, drawing on some elements of NYFA’s “The Artist As Entrepreneur” Professional Development Program.

NOW APPEARING: Join A4E friend, “Big Tony” and all the members of the Sofa King Cool Band for an evening of musical entertainment at one of their upcoming appearances: December 21 – Sugar Lake Hotel, Cochranton PA, December 31 – American Legion, Titusville PA. For more info, visit the Sofa King Cool Band page on Facebook.

DESIRE AND RED WINE, A LIFE’S JOURNEY: A new and exciting book publication by A4E Artist, Victoria Norvaisa, now available at the A4E Market House Gallery, Market Street, Meadville PA Get your copy NOW… Only $15.00! This exciting novel can also be ordered at, Barnes & Noble, or Books1-2-3 in soft cover or hard cover format, and e-books on Kindle and Nook Call 814-795-6888 for info. Also, check out Vicky’s new website:

THINK YOUR LIFE INTO ACTION: A new  book by A4E Friend, Brenda Basham Dothage,  is available at Barnes and Noble and Books-a-Million in addition to and”These methods are PROVEN to be extremely effective and WILL produce positive life-changing outcomes”.  For more information visit 


NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS: NYFA’s online application for the 2014 Artists’ Fellowships is now open. Please go to to apply and to review Application Guidelines. The following categories will be reviewed during the 2013 – 2014 cycle:  Digital/Electronic Arts, Crafts/Sculpture, Non-Fiction Literature, Poetry, Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts.  DEADLINES: February 10, 2014 at 11:59 p.m., Crafts/Sculpture, Digital/Electronic Arts; February 11, 2014 at 11:59 p.m., Nonfiction Literature, Poetry, Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts.Artists’ Fellowships are $7,000 unrestricted cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York. Grants are awarded in 15 artistic disciplines, with applications accepted in five categories each year. Since the awards began in 1985, NYFA has awarded over $27 million to over 4,400 artists.

Peer review panels will select up to 100 Fellows this year based on artistic vision, the goal being to buy recipients creative time to continue making work. The Fellowship award is free for artists to apply! 

Free Broadcast Recording: “Ranking & Using Social Media |Discussion for Artists,” hosted by Xanadu Gallery. The impact and importance of social media cannot be easily dismissed. Social media has become a part of the everyday online life of millions of potential art buyers. It can be both a boon and a huge distraction and waste of time for artists. Learning how to assess and utilize social media is a critical skill. How Do You Use Social Media? Is it possible to make a successful art career today without engaging in social media? Which social media should you be using? Are you getting the most from the social media you are using? These are questions tackled our most recent hangout for artists. Visit WWW.XANADUGALLERY.COM 

The Arts Business Institute’s annual Winter Workshop in Philadelphia will take place at the Buyers Market of American Craft. Please join us January 18-19, 2014 for this intensive learning opportunity. Register by October 15 and get a $50 discount! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn: How to Wholesale, Pricing your Work for Profit, Strategies for Creative Marketing, Dynamic Sales Techniques, Building Successful Gallery Relationships, Copyright Protection for Artists, and much more . . .Contact Carolyn Edlund, Executive Director,  (410) 977-2915. 

FOCUS ADVENTURES: Join Karen Schulman,  Focus Adventures and Strabo Photo Tour Collection for a Photo  and Cultural Adventure in 2014 Morocco –Bhutan –Ireland – Ecuador.  For more information, contact/visit Karen Schulman, Focus Adventures, PO Box 771640, Steamboat Springs, CO. 970-879-2244, Studio or 970-846-3774, Mobile. Email: or visit 


December 31, 2013

Money for Women Fund offers small project grants ($500-$1,500) to feminist women in the arts whose work in some way focuses upon women. This cycle will fund work in visual art, fiction, and mixed genre (any combination of visual and textual elements). $25 application fee.

January 15, 2014

Roman J. Witt Artist Residency awards one residency per academic year for a visiting artist/designer to work at the Stamps School of Art & Design to develop a new interdisciplinary work in collaboration with students and faculty at the University of Michigan. Artists will work in an open studio. The residency is expected to culminate in the realization of the proposed work, as well as a presentation that summarizes the process and work accomplished.

January 15, 2014

FIGMENT NYC Summer-Long Sculpture Program seeks proposals for large-scale interactive sculptures that are truly original, interactive and awesome; that can survive being played with by over 100,000 people, being outside in the elements for four months on Governors Island; and that can potentially be reconstructed and relocated after the summer to other venues for interactive sculpture. Three to five proposals will be selected and offered a $3,000-$5,000 budget, plus potential fundraising assistance for larger projects.

Professional Artist: Calling all artists! Professional Artist is looking for the most inspirational art studios across the country. Submit the best photos of your studio to, and your shots could be published in the April/May 2014 issue of Professional Artist. 

DEADLINE: Wed, January 15, 2014  LOCATION: WI 38th Annual Transparent Watercolor Society of America Exhibition . Celebrating the Art of Transparent Watercolor – May 10 through August 10, 2014 – Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha, WI.

The Arts Business Institute is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for artists interested in attending the 2014 Winter Workshop in Philadelphia. This workshop is our largest event of the year, including a two-day intensive business learning experience and a tour of the Buyers Market, which is the largest trade show for handmade goods in the country. Artists who attend also have the opportunity for their work to be critiqued by gallery owners and to schedule a personalized business consultation. The workshop will take place on the weekend of January 18-19, 2014. 

SPACES World Artist Program Coordinator: SPACES seeks an outgoing, dynamic, innovative SWAP Coordinator to oversee all aspects of the SPACES World Artists Program (SWAP). Duties include, but are not limited to hosting visiting artists, overseeing the SWAP budget, consulting with artists about their projects, being an advocate for SPACES and visiting artists, working with the SWAP Committee, writing about art, copy editing, facilitating publications, coordinating interns and work-study students, keeping the mood light, writing grants, and working with other staff as needed.  Please submit cover letter, resume, 500-word art writing sample, and contact information (phone, address, email) for three professional references to Martha Loughridge, Interim Executive Director at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Artist Instructors: The Studio offers three semesters annually of day, evening and weekend classes in contemporary and traditional craft media for adults and teens. Artist instructors interested in sharing their enthusiasm and expertise with students in The Studio are asked to provide a class proposal, samples of your work, and references. Instructors must possess excellent organizational, communication, and teaching skills. For more information or to submit materials please contact the Education Department at 412.261.7003 x 25 or email

Society For Contemporary Craft: Exhibitions at SCC are scheduled one to two years in advance and are thematic or media specific. Most are invitational, however there are some juried opportunities available. Artists who would like to be considered for future exhibitions should send six slides or digital images, an artist statement, resume and support materials to: Kate Lydon, Director of Exhibitions, Society for Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Phone 412.261.7003 x 15.



Living Cities Design Competition (NY) – Deadline January 3, 2014

Art by the Falls – Valley art Center – Deadline January 31, 2014

Satellite Gallery Call for Artists – no deadline

Graphic Design Manager – Cleveland Institute of Music

Artist Assistant Internship (View all arts Internships courtesy of NEOintern

Part-time Box Office Assistant – Apollo’s Fire

Development Director – Contemporary Youth Orchestra

Events Coordinator – Cleveland Institute of Music

Administrative Assistant – Weathervane Playhouse

40 Apprentice Positions available for students – ArtWorks Afterschool – Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (Formerly Young Audiences)

Dean of Arts & Sciences – Columbus State Community College



W2S series 2015 call for artists – Deadline January 12, 2014

VACANCY/NO VACANCY – Deadline January 19, 2014

Volunteers needed to help high school students in graphic design futures – Esperanza



Executive Director at Ohio Arts Council (OAC) – Deadline January 31, 2014

Calling All Amateur Photographers. Send your pictures of the Pymatuning Lake area to  We are looking for pictures displaying fun around the Pymatuning area. Camping, fishing, shows, and more apply. Please do not send any obscene and/or offensive content. If your picture is selected for use on our website we will add your name to the photo unless told otherwise.



Jan 1, Feb 5. / Songwriters Workshop.

A great opportunity to connect with musicians, both local and from abroad. 7-9pm. Boxers Cafe, Huntingdon. 814-643-5013 814-643-5013

Dec 17-Jan 18. / Photography Contest Display.

Display of photographs entered in the Friends of Wildwood’s annual photography contest. The winners will be labeled beginning on Jan. 5 at 2 p.m., after the announcement of the winners at the awards ceremony. 10am-4pm. Wildwood Park, Harrisburg. 717-221-0292 717-221-0292 FREE

Dec 31. / First Night State College.

Watch ice sculptors create beautiful works of art, take in concerts at several downtown venues, hop on board for a carriage ride around downtown, watch or join the Great Procession of giant puppets and much more. Downtown State College. 814-237- 814-237-3682,

Jan 14-Mar 29. / Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream House.

Offers visitors a unique behind-the-scenes look at the creation of an architectural masterpiece. This traveling exhibit explores the relationship between an architect and his clients as they worked together to create one family’s definition of an American dream home. The Gallery at Penn College, Williamsport. 570-320-2445 570-320-2445,

Jan 18-19. / Bluegrass Festival.

This great weekend includes tons of incredible entertainment, drawings, jam sessions and more. Days Inn, Meadville. 814-337-4264 814-337-4264.

Jan 19. / Wild About Art: Bottle Cap Critters.

Create recycled art and turn unwanted bottle caps into little creatures for refrigerators and pins for clothing. Age 7 and older. 1:30-3pm. Preregistration required. Adm. Wildwood Park, Harrisburg. 717-221-0292 717-221-0292, ext. 1,

Through Feb 2. / Burton Morris: Two Decades of Pop Art.

Nearly 50 works of art, including early art and drawings from Morris’ childhood, signature painted works, product lines such as his Pittsburgh ties and more. Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh.

Nov 15-Jan 11. / Clinton County Arts Council Members’ Show & Holiday Sale.

Station Gallery, Lock Haven. 570-748-0949,

Nov 15-Dec 31. / Pennsylvania German Folk Art Sale.

More than two dozen artists display pieces inspired by original Pennsylvania German designs and techniques including blue stoneware, redware, painted toleware, saffron boxes, painted boxes, hooked rugs, Scherenschnitte, woodworking, quilts, theorem, Fraktur and fiber arts. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 8:30am-4:30pm. Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, Lancaster. 717-393-9745,,

Nov 15-Jan 1. / Victorian Holidays.

A multifaceted celebration of the season, featuring 12 different decorated rooms, Victorian teas, musical performances and more. Watson Curtze Mansion, Erie. 814-454-1813, ext. 0,

Nov 19-Jan 4. / Chasing Trains Exhibition.

Trains and railroads have inspired photographer Oren B. Helbok and painter Richard Lilley for many years, and each approaches the subject in his own particular style. Free. Stairwell Gallery, Moose Exchange, Bloomsburg. 570-317-2596,

Experience the magic of the family holiday market featuring more than 75 visual artists and craftsmen, delicious food, live holiday music, children’s rides, lovely decorations and Kathe Wohlfahrt, the premier designer of authentic German Christmas ornaments. SteelStacks Campus, Bethlehem. 610-322-FEST,

Nov 26-Dec 29. / 12th Annual Art in a Box Exhibition.

Features more than 160 student artworks from schools participating in the Demuth education program called Art in a Box, which teaches students in all grade levels about Charles Demuth’s pioneering artwork and life in Lancaster. The Demuth Museum, Lancaster. 717-299-9940,

Nov 28-Jan 1. / The Christmas Village in Philadelphia.

An outdoor holiday market in Center City. Vendors in more than 60 wooden booths and two big tents will sell European food, sweets, and beverages, as well as international seasonal holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry, and high quality arts and crafts. There will also be an exclusive Kathe Wohlfahrt tent; thousands of lights; the municipal Christmas tree, which will be lit at a ceremony on Dec. 4; as well as the Christkind-Photo wall; and daily live performances of local choirs, orchestras and bands. Free adm. LOVE Park (JFK Plaza), Philadelphia.,

Dec 1-Feb 9. / 18th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition.

The exhibition is renowned for its freshness and energy in the art of emerging young artists and for the dazzling presentations of established artists. Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Ligonier. 724-238-6015,

Dec 17-Jan 18. / Photography Contest Display.

Display of photographs entered in the Friends of Wildwood’s annual photography contest. The winners will be labeled beginning on Jan. 5 at 2 p.m., after the announcement of the winners at the awards ceremony. 10am-4pm. Wildwood Park, Harrisburg. 717-221-0292

Dec 7-22. / Ice Cream With Santa.

Build a craft, create a Christmas card, eat some delicious ice cream and share a story with old St. Nick. Reservations are recommended. Turkey Hill Experience, Columbia. 717-684-0134, ext. 108,


For more  information on all events, contact George P. Nowack, at or 814-795-6888 or find us at  

Peace and Joy be with You! 


“ So what will matter? How will the value of your days be measured?

  What will matter is not what you bought, but what you built…not what you got, but what you gave.”