Message from the President
Dear Members and Friends,
Dear artists and friends,
What an amazing array of entries were submitted for our spring show! I was so inspired.
Bridgette Mayer, our juror struggled to limit selections to 55 works. We will miss a celebratory reception to view the selected works in person. But reinvention is an artist’s middle name.
You may see ALL the selected works on our Friends of Artist Equity site. Please share the link with your friends and network. https://tinyurl.com/ybzru2bt
See juror’s statement on page 4.
We are working on more ways to promote the show. Check out our Instagram (@philaartistsequity) and Facebook pages and share with your network.
Ada Trillo’s photography received a well-deserved first prize for two of her poignant images of immi-grants attempting to cross into Mexico from Honduras.
Andrea Snyder’s two collages received second prize, while Kirby Fredendall's oil painting on tin took third place.
Honorable mentions went to Kath-leen Spicer for her sculpture, Mary Kane for her painting, and Arlene Soloman for her photo collage.
I look forward to our gathering via Zoom on Tuesday, May 26th at 8:00 pm for Bridgette Mayer’s talk about The Business of Art. Her ex-perience as a top Philadelphia gal-lery owner should teach us much.
Our annual meeting, previously scheduled for April 1st is tentatively reset for early October. But since everything about a future meeting is uncertain, our Board member election shall be by mail. You will receive your ballot soon.
We hope to have artist and inspira-tional teacher Tim Hawksworth speak to us about the process of making art via Zoom in the fall.
During this time of physical separa-tion we yearn for getting back to normalcy and connection. In the book, "The Artist's Way: A Spiritual
So since we couldn’t get the word out about our Artists Equity upcoming show, PLEASE REACH OUT to friends and other artists in your network to encourage them to join us. Just tell them to go to www.artistsequity.org to sign on.
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