What You Missed & What You Don't Want To Miss-- Arts On The Move!
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Dear Mac,

There is a lot going on in Northwest Louisiana with Artist Retreats, Artist Calls, Artist Exhibitions, and well... Artists! Stay connected to the Arts community; click the Facebook links at the bottom of this email and "LIKE" the SRAC, artspace and Shreveport Common group pages.  Thank you for your support and involvement in the future of Northwest Louisiana!



SRAC and the Downtown District Authority are producing a downtown treasure hunt Thursday, August 15 as part of our Third Thursday Trolley event. Get to artspace between 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm and we'll assign you to a team and a trolley!  Follow  your clues and perform your tastks and you will win BIG!  
Trolleys leaves artspace every 30 mins!


PRINT opens This Friday!


  image by Shepard Fairey
PRINT opens FridayAugust 16 and runs till SaturdayOctober 12This exhibition features limited edition fine art screen pieces from contemporary street artists such as Shepard Fairey and Cryptik.  Learn how to make a print from a screen and leave with a print of your creation! Find more about the upcoming PRINT exhibition with Modern Multiples' Richard Duardo by clicking here  
Opening Reception

Friday, August 16 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM / $10 Admission 
Cool Nibbles / Cash Bar / Music by Victor Olston 

Saturday, August 17

6:00pm / FREE
Richard Duardo, master printer and owner of Modern Multiples speaks about current street artists and how they create their art! 

Congratulations to our winning 
J. Ben Moss, Jeormie Journell, 
Jeremy Johnson, John H. Lomax, 
& Taffie Garsee  
In this workshop, the artists will learn the process of creating a fine art print with Richard Duardo of Modern Multiples


You, Me, & Everything In-Between 
The Joshua Chambers Show ends August 24  
Don't miss your chance to experience the coolspace @ artspace exhibit, "You, Me & Everything In-Between" by Joshua Chambers. Chambers won the 2013 BEST OF SHOW award for the CRITICAL MASS exhibition, which was critiqued and judged by San Diego-based art critic, Lauren Buscemi.


To find out more Click here!


To read Buscemi's critique of Chambers' current show, featured in The Forum:  click here.




UNSCENE! Artist Call
Calling Artists of Every Medium!
Big things are happening in Shreveport Common.  The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is UNveiling the monthly series, UNSCENE!, which will UNleash SHREVEPORT COMMON, debuting the innovative look, feel, tastes, smells, and sounds of this new Uncommon Cultural Community.  Academy Award winning director, animator, public art creator, and UNprecedented visionary Brandon Oldenburg serves as the UNSCENE! Artistic Director, overseeing a diverse Artists' Management Team to curate 12 UNSCENE! events comprised of national, regional and local artists who will create and present UNconventional new works.  


Download the UNSCENE!  Artist Call.  Click here!


Shreveport Common Temporary Public Art Call
The Holidays
Are Coming
SRAC in collaboration with SPAR, and in cooperation with the DDA offers opportunities for artists to create temporary public art installations in the 9-block area known as Shreveport Common. Temporary artworks maybe created with unusual media or installed in unexpected places.  


For more info download the Call  Click here!


artspace presents is a juried exhibition for all professional artists and artisans who live in one of the ten parishes that comprise Northwest Louisiana, the region for which the Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is responsible through designation by the Louisiana Division of the Arts. Each artist is invited to submit multiple works TO BE SOLD during the artspace presents exhibition. 


Get the artist call.  Click here!


Shreveport Common 
Walking Artist Tour

Did You Miss the 
Artist Retreat?
On August 6 Gregory Free and Brandon Oldenburg gave artists and others in the community a tour through Shreveport Common, pinpointing historical landmarks and places where UNSCENE! art projects may take place. 


View photos.  Click here!


SRAC hosted an artist retreat on July 27.  Were you there?  Did you log on remotely and correspond with us over the computer?  If you missed it, dont fret.  We videotaped it and uploaded it to youtube in 3 parts.


View the retreat video part 1 Click here!

View the retreat review.  Click here


William Joyce Talk on 
The Making of EPIC! 

Sales Tax Workshop 
For Artists
William Joyce joined artspace to share his history with SRAC and how he created the movie EPIC!

Watch the video Click Here!
Gaye Hamilton gave a great talk about Sales Tax Do's and Don'ts for artists.  If you missed it, we have it available to view.  Thanks to the DDA for bringing her back!

Watch the video Click here!


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THE NORTHWEST LOUISIANA ARTISTS' DIRECTORY is a project designed to recognize artists from all art disciplines and media in Northwest Louisiana.  A requirement for being selected for projects for SRAC is having a FREE listing on the NWLA Artists Directory. 
Learn more about the directory and regional artists here.


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