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Call to Artists: ‘Nique Gifts and Crafts

‘Nique Gifts and Crafts is an up and coming gifts and crafts store in Kenner, on Williams Blvd. just off I-10. We are looking for unique handmade items from local artists, artisans, photographers and crafters who would like to sell their creations in our store on a consignment basis. We are looking to sell items priced below $100, including but not limited to crafts, hats and accessories, bridal and baby shower gifts, seasonal decorations and items, household decorations, themed items such as Saints, LSU, and general New Orleans themed items. We will do 50/50 consignment if we provide the display and setup, and 60/40 consignment if you provide your own. If you would to display your items for sale, please submit a jpeg and your contact information to

Linus Art Gallery in Pasadena, CAseeks entries for an exhibition. Abstract art can be simple or complicated, diverse or reduced; it can be anything from manipulated photography, to the play with color, form or line. Great abstract art is something that is mesmerizing and somehow transforms an idea into a transformation in the viewer. All artists worldwide will be considered for this Call for Artists from photography, to paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and ink, graphite drawings and fabric work from quilts to stitchwork. Accepted artists will be asked to be a part of a collective show in future months. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the show, which is not a requirement to being a part of this show. Deadline: December 10, 2011. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for each add'l. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at (310) 491-0269.

The Figure Now/ Exhibition 2012  Fontbonne University Fine Arts Gallery in St Louis, MO seeks entries for its annual juried painting exhibition, February 3- March 2, 2012. First Place: $1000, Second Place: $500, Third Place: $250. Juror: Kent Williams, Open to emerging as well as established artists in the United States. All entries must portray the human figure. Deadline: December 15, 2011. $30 for up to 3 entries. Enter online. Questions? Please contact Ellen Gochnour or call (314) 889-1431.