TRIVIA NIGHT: Saturday, February 25th

TRIVIA NIGHT is back on Saturday, February 25th. Doors open at 6:00 and the play begins at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $10 and one-half of the gate will be awarded to the winning team. Teams consist of no more than 6. Proceeds from the event will be used to provide FREE arts events for kids in the Whiting/Robertsdale Community. Teams can bring their own food – beverages available. Come have fun while using the old “noodle” and supporting this good cause!

PET PORTRAIT-PAINTING PARTY!! March 11th @ 6:00 p.m.

Admit it, we all love our pets. Now, we have the opportunity to immortalize them on canvas. Instructor Jeremy Kane will be leading the class on March 11th. Cost is $55 which includes all supplies plus a $10 donation to Whiting’s No-Kill animal shelter-Gimme Shelter. Please contact Studio 659 via if you are interested and details will be sent to you or call/visit the gallery during normal hours of operation, Thursday-Friday 12-7 and Saturday 10-2. Reservations are required and seats are limited. [Payments cannot be made through this site at this time and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.] Any profits from this event will be used to provide FREE art classes and events for kids in the Whiting/Robertsdale Community — we appreciate your support!

Lovely Painting Party February 11

Reserve your space now for a Valentine’s Day-themed painting party on February 11 from 6-9 PM. The class will be lead by Carlye Frank, an art instructor from Calumet College of St. Joseph. The cost is $35 and all supplies are included. All skill-levels are welcome!

Contact us at ARTSCOUNCIL659@GMAIL.COM or stop by the gallery to reserve your seat!


Opening Reception for Artistic License

Join us for our first exhibit of the year, Artistic License, opening Sunday January 22. The reception will be from 2-5 PM, and we will be awarding the eight judge’s picks for the top pieces in the show.

Call for Art – Artistic License

Artistic License – Call for Art

Studio 659 in Whiting is having its Fifth Annual Juried Show! This is a Salon Style show, and there is no theme required for artwork.

Winners will be awarded cash prizes!

Juror will be announced soon.

Eligibility: All artists may enter up to three images in jpeg format.

Submissions: Due Wednesday, January 11, 2017…
Up to 3 images as jpgs. All images must be labeled as firstinitial.lastname.title (K.Smith.ArtworkTitle) Use “Artistic License” in the subject line.

Any submissions with missing information or improperly labeled images will not be considered.

Please submit images to: Please include your name and an image list in the body of your email with title, media, size, year completed, and price. Also please denote any special installation needs in your email.

Artwork: 2-D and 3-D submissions in all media and styles welcomed. This is a salon style show so there is no “theme”. All work must be completed within the last 2 years and not previously shown at Studio 659. 2D work must be wired 1/3 of the way from the top. Artwork which is not wired or not wired properly will not be hung, and will be ineligible for awards. No substitutions of submissions. The gallery reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the submission.

The Studio retains a 30% commission for all sales; please factor this into your retail pricing.

Notifications: Artists will be notified by email by Friday, January 13, 2017.

Awards: The selected juror will choose which artworks are accepted into the show, as well as the winners of the awards.

Typically: Mayor’s Award: $200, 1st place: $100, 2nd place: $75, 3rd place: $50. Other awards may be added. We typically are able to offer about $1000 in awards total. The juror’s decisions are final.

Delivery: Work must be hand delivered during regular Studio hours January 14-January 18. *Artists who ship their work must include return shipment label and proper reusable packaging.

Reception: Sunday, January 22, 2017, 2-5pm

Show dates: Sunday, January 22, 2017 – TBA

Artwork pick up: TBA during regular Studio hours.

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