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Inaugural Photoville Comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park June 22–July 1

This summer United Photo Industries is taking the next step in helping to create an extraordinary global community of artists.

Working in partnership with local galleries, national institutions and an international network of curatorial partners, United Photo industries is building Photoville — a unique, large-scale, photographic village built from more than 40 freight containers in the heart of Brooklyn Bridge Park, at the Pier 3 Uplands. For a taste of what’s to come, join us at photovillenyc.org.

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Thank You to Our April Sponsors

We would like to take a brief moment to thank this month’s sponsors. These are the organizations and companies that keep us publishing, so be sure to check them out!

  • ArtPrize — Part art competition, part social experiment that awards $560,000 total in prizes; registration through May 24
  • Pulse Art Fair — Pulse New York runs May 3–6, 2012, at The Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York
  • BAMart Silent Auction — Auction featuring over 100 artworks, with proceeds to benefit the Brooklyn Academy of Music and its programs
  • Saatchi Online — Online gallery that connects artists and art lovers directly: discover art, get discovered
  • Dumbo Arts Festival — Brooklyn’s biggest arts event takes over Brooklyn’s waterfront with visual arts, music, and literature on September 28–30
  • Norte Maar — Community-building nonprofit organization with an emphasis on collaborative projects
  • UncommonGoods — Cool and unusual gifts for any occasion
  • Adam Lindemann — Follow what the New York Observer columnist is seeing and reading at his site
  • Storefront Bushwick — Bushwick gallery currently featuring artists Carol Salmanson and Stephen Traux
  • Unnamed Broadway Musical: The Musical! — An experimental, legally questionable restaging of an orphan-themed Broadway musical, at EFA Project Space
  • Pernod Art & Absinthe Guide — A handy mobile app that lists galleries, events and bars serving Pernod in Brooklyn
  • Artspan — Contemporary art destination and service providing totally customizable artist websites
  • FIT Art Market MA Program — The group exhibition “No Other Medicine” is now on view at NY Studio Gallery through May 19
  • “Oh hey. What’s going on?” — a project by artist Jesus Benavente
  • Art Systems — Professional art gallery, antiques and collections management software
  • Tyler Summer Painting & Sculpture Intensives — 7-week immersion program for artists interested in developing their work in a challenging and supportive environment
  • 950 Hart Gallery — The Lowbrow Society Smut! Show, a public celebration of private affairs, May 4–5
  • Claremont Graduate University MFA — A highly focused graduate-only studio-art program
  • The Avant/Garde Diaries — A digital interview magazine that documents personal views on the avant-garde
  • Artists Wanted — Connecting creative talent with an international audience of collectors and art enthusiasts

If you are interested in advertising on Hyperallergic, please get in touch with Nectar Ads, the Art Ad Network.

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ArtPrize Artist Registration Now Open, Jurors Revealed

Artist registration is open now for the fourth annual ArtPrize. Part art competition, part social experiment, the event overtakes downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, bringing in hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the country.

Designed to be a simple yet transformative experience for both artist and audience, ArtPrize is a platform on which artists are given absolute freedom to experiment, collaborate and explore new ideas. Artist registration is open at www.artprize.org now through May 24.

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Bid on Contemporary Art in the BAMart Silent Auction

Own a piece of contemporary art and help support America’s oldest performing arts organization by bidding in the Eighth Annual BAMart Silent Auction. With works across all media and bids beginning at $200, there is something for every collector out there. The auction is powered by Paddle8, and BAM will be partnering with Phillips de Pury & Company, which will feature a number of works in their upcoming spring auctions. Visit the BAMart auction website for more information and to register, browse and bid. Bidding closes at 6 pm on April 22.

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Thank You to Our March Sponsors

We would like to take a brief moment to thank this month’s sponsors. These are the organizations and companies that keep us publishing, so be sure to check them out!

  • 20×200, a great place to browse and buy contemporary art prints at reasonable prices.
  • Artspace. Collect art from the world’s best contemporary artists at accessible prices.
  • Pulse Art Fair. New dates Pulse NY, MAY 3-6, 2012 at The Metropolitan Pavilion 125 West 18th Street, New York.
  • Tyler School of Art. 2012 MFA Thesis exhibitions on view through May 12.
  • Pernod Art & Absinthe Guide. A handy mobile App that lists Galleries, Events and Bars in BK.
  • Storefront BushwickBushwick Gallery currently featuring artist Kirk Stoller.
  • Artspan. A contemporary art destination and service providing totally customizable artist websites.
  • Norte Maar. Community building non-profit organization with an emphasis on collaborative projects.
  • Art Systems. Professional art gallery, antiques and collections management software.
  • Tyler Summer Painting & Sculpture Intensive. 7-week immersion program for artists interested in developing their work in a challenging and supportive environment.
  • SVA MPS Graduate Fashion Photography Program. An intensive one-year degree program offering practicing photographers the opportunity to advance their bodies of work.
  • Art New England Summer Workshops. Immerse yourself in your art without the interruptions and responsibilities of daily life.
  • Bernard Klevickas. New York-based sculptor.
  • Adam Lindeman. Follow what the NY Observer columnist is seeing and reading at his site.
  • Avant/Garde Diaries. A digital interview magazine that documents personal views on the avant-garde.
  • Artists Wanted. Connecting creative talent with an international audience of collectors and art enthusiasts.

If you are interested in advertising on Hyperallergic, please get in touch with Nectar Ads, the Art Ad Network.

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The Avant/Garde Diaries Presents “Movement”, a festival-night curated by Andreas Emenius

The Avant/Garde Diaries is a digital portrait magazine that invites leading creatives to talk about the cutting edge of art, design, fashion, music and film.

On March 29th The Avant/Garde Diaries will host a festival-night full of music, art and performances at H.C. Andersen Slottet (Tivoli) in Copenhagen. Curated by painter Andreas Emenius, the event revolves around the motto “movement” in interdisciplinary installations, concerts and discussions. As main protagonist Emenius selected New York based composer and musician Mikkel Hess who will give insight in his definition of “movement”.

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Beat Nite 7: Bushwick Art Spaces Stay Open Late, Sat Mar 10 6-10PM

Jason Andrew + Norte Maar present the seventh installment of Beat Nite: Bushwick Art Spaces Stay Open Late. This bi-annual night, now in it’s fourth year, continues to be an exciting showcase for art in the epicenter of the city’s young creative community. Half art stroll, half bar crawl, alternative spaces and reputable galleries will once again welcome the public to see real art in real time, one night only on March 10, 6-10pm with an official after party at English Kills from 10-12pm.

Visit nortemaar.org for the full list and links to participating galleries and to download the Beat Nite gallery map.

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School of Visual Arts MPS Graduate Fashion Photography program is now accepting applications for Fall 2012

The MPS Graduate Fashion Photography department is an intensive one-year degree program offering practicing photographers the opportunity to advance their bodies of work under the guidance of photographers, editors, creative directors and digital retouchers working at the forefront of fashion today, and in partnership with the CFDA ‘Incubators’ program.

Bridging the gap between “high” and “low” culture, commercial and fine art photography, still and moving images, the program is dedicated to exploiting the full potential of fashion photography as a platform for invention, creativity and subversion.

SVA MPS Graduate Fashion Photography is now accepting applications for the fall 2012 term. To download an application, visit: schoolofvisualarts.edu/grad/. Deadline: April 16, 2012

For more information about the program visit mpsfashionphoto.sva.edu.