We are pleased to announce Mary Beers as our Featured Artist for November. Combining multiple components, Beers loves to create with various beads, metals, seed beads, stones, then weave them into intricate pieces of beautiful and unique jewelry. She uses the various weaving stitches, stringing, and wire work in her creations, but weaving is her favorite.
Beers is mostly self-taught. At seven years of age she was given a kit filled with plastic beads. When she had leftovers from kits, she sought more supplies at bead stores. This sparked her life long interest in beading. Continue reading
Backstreet Galley invites all artists to participate in the juried “Little Dickens” Miniature Art Show.
Judging will take place on December 6. Backstreet is honored to have Jan Jagoe as our judge. Jagoe is a noted Florence artist and owner of The River Gallery on Bay Street.
Entry forms and complete information are available at Backstreet Gallery and our website, the Florence Events Center, and Old Town Coffee and Gallery. Entry forms and fees are due by 5:00 PM, November 27.
Artists can enter up to two pieces in any media, 2-D and/or 3-D. 2-D images must not exceed 35 square inches. 3-D art must be within 64 cubic inches. Entry fee is $5.00 per piece of art. The art need not be for sale. November 30, 5:00 PM is the deadline for delivery of art to Backstreet Gallery.
Best of Show award-winning artists in 2-D and 3-D will be Featured Artists at Backstreet Gallery, in April 2014.
- Entry forms & fees due by Nov. 27th, art to be delivered to the gallery before 5pm on Nov. 29th +30th.
- The show hangs Dec. 3rd to Jan. 4th.
- Judging takes place Dec. 6th.
- Artist’s Reception, Dec. 14th 3-5pm.
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If you have any questions, please call the gallery instead of asking in the comments section, so that we can answer you right away. Happy creating!