Sunday @ 1pm slt: Kultivate Presents The Art of Ilyra Chardin

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Join us this Sunday, February 23, 2020, from 1pm to 3pm, slt for the grand opening of Art by Ilyra Chardin!

This event will feature live performers Mavenn & Erika Ordinary with a casual dresscode! Slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/28/114/32

Below is more information about the very talented and lovely artist–Ilyra Chardin:

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Ilyra Chardin is an artist, designer, and LEA AiR Land Grant Recipient, whose installation “FACES” was featured on Designing Worlds (November 13, 2017.) Her immersive exhibition “My Secret Garden” was an SL Destination Guide Editor’s Pick and was the subject of a machinima by ZARRAKAN published on AVIEWtv.

Ilyra is a story-teller. Whether in full SIM or mini 3D Art displays or with 2D original mixed media, hand-drawn, and photo art, there are multiple layers with depth of meaning. She has been featured twice in the SL Enquirer in articles by Dean Lawson: November 2015 “The Multiple Layers of Ilyra Chardin,” and again in February 2017 “A Modicum of Color: An In-Depth Interview with SL Artist Ilyra Chardin.”

Ilyra’s work has been featured at numerous galleries across the grid. Current Exhibits & Art Installations: May be seen on ilyra’s profile.

ilyra’s 2D Artwork may be viewed at:
https://www.deviantart.com/ilyrachardin
https://www.flickr.com/photos/ilyra_chardin/

Sunday @ 1pm slt-Kultivate AIR Gallery February Exhibition Opening!

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Join us this Sunday, February 16, 2020, from 1pm to 2pm slt for the grand opening of the February 2020 Exhibition at the Kultivate Artists in Residence (AIR) Gallery. The following artists will be exhibiting at this event:

angyel Resident
Anouk Lefavre
DreamMakerXDreamBreaker Resident
Eucalyptus Carroll
GlitterPrincess Destiny
Hana Hoobinoo
Jamee Sandalwood
Kody Meyers
Pam Astonia
Sevant Anatra
Veruca Tammas
wintergeist

Live performer Wolfie Starfire will perform throughout the hour and the dress code is casual: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/57/118/26

Sunday @ 1pm slt-Kultivate Select Gallery’s February Exhibition Opening Event!

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Join us this Sunday, from 1pm to 2pm slt for the exhibition opening event for Kultivate Select Gallery’s February exhibition! This exhibition will feature the following artists:

Matt Thomson
wintergeist
Myra Wildmist
Jamee Sandalwood
etamae
ragingbellls
Kapaan
Anibrm Jung
Sheba Blitz
Freedom Voix
angyel

Live performer Ry Ann will play for the hour and the dress code is casual. We hope to see you there! slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/32/70/26

Kultivate Edge Gallery’s February Exhibition Opening!

 

EDGEGALLERY-FEB20.jpgThe Kultivate Edge Gallery,Kultivate’s only Black and White art gallery, will have it’s first exhibition of 2020 this Sunday, February 2, 2020, from 1pm to 2pm slt and feature live performer Stephanniyah Sinatra! Dress code is casual and the following artists are exhibiting:

Jamee Sandalwood
Ragingbellls
Lena Kiopak
Carisa franizzi
Kapaan
Karma Weymann
Anibrm Jung
Hana Hoobinoo
wintergeist
John Brianna
Matt Thomson

Dress code is casual and the slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/43/212/27

Kultivate Windlight Art Gallery’s January Exhibition Opening & Artists!

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Kultivate Windlight Art Gallery is pleased to reopen for the 2020 season with the following artists exhibiting:

Lena Kiopak
John Brianna
Myra Wildmist
Nils Urqhart
ragingbellls
Skye Joubert
Solana Python
Sonatta Morales

The grand opening of this exhibition will take place this Sunday, January 26, 2020, from 1pm to 2pm slt and feature live performer Parker Static! Dress code is casual and the slurl is: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/31/133/26

Kultivate is Seeking Artists!

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We are pleased to announce that we have reopened our galleries for the 2020 season and have artist exhibition opportunities in our 3 main galleries: Kultivate Windlight Art Gallery, Kultivate Edge Art Gallery, and Kultivate Select Art Gallery.

To express interest, please see our artist opportunities page:

https://kultivatemagazine.com/artist-opportunities/

Last Day to Enter The Winter Showcase Challenge!

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Back for a 4rd straight year is the Winter Photo Challenge! This event has a combined 5,000Ls prize total and is only for one week! Continue reading for guidelines and entry requirements:

Prizes (Winners will be announced on December 14 2019 via Flickr messaging and in SL):
1st Place: 2,000L’s & image published on website and in Kultivate Magazine
2nd Place:  1,500L’s & image published on website
3rd Place: 1,000L’s & image published on website
4th Place: 500L’s & image published on website

Entry &  Contest Guidelines:
1. Entry is 100% free
2. To enter, teleport to 4th Annual Winter Showcase (slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/139/138/25
3. Take a photo of you at the event. Use your imagination (wear winter clothing, dress up as santa or ms claus or a reindeer, you can have others with you!)
4. Upload your photo to our contest group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/kultivatephotochallenges
5. You are allowed to upload exactly ONE image to the group, so choose your best one
6. Images are reviewed before they show up in the photo pool, so please be patient
7. All images must be moderate or pg/g in rating, no adult images
8. All images must be 100% your intellectual property and taken by you
9. Editing in Photoshop or GIMP is fine
10. You must include the slurl of where you took the image in the Flickr description
11. You have until 1159 pm Flickr time on Wednesday, December 12, 2019  to enter your image. We will use the time stamps that are provided on Flickr.
12. By submitting an image to our Flickr group, you give us rights to publish the image if you win the contest.
Images that do not meet these guidelines will be deleted from the group.

Judging Criteria:
Your image will be judged on the quality, incorporation of the location, and creativity of the image.

Check Out the Artists @ the Winter Showcase!

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The 2019 Winter Showcase features the following artists, who have generously donated pieces of art work to Team Diabetes of Second Life:

anders franizzi, DreamMakerXDreamBreaker Resident, ettalaineteichmano Resident, Eucalyptus Carroll, Hadiya Draper, ilyra chardin, IsarValdetaro Resident, Isis Desmoulins, Jamee Sandalwood, johannes1977 Resident, Judilynn India, lena kopiak, Moora McMillan, MTH63 Resident, Myra Wildmist, paineful, Sheba Blitz, Teresa Firelight, Veruca Tammas, & wintergeist

You can find the artists locations at the slurls below:

Art Area #1: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/173/169/24

Area Area #2: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/184/91/24

And if you are in a competitive mood, check out our 4th Annual Winter Photo Challenge while you are the Winter Showcase!

Enter the Scare Me Silly 2019 Photo Challenge!

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Back for a 4rd straight year is the Scare Me Silly Photo Challenge! This event has a combined 5,000Ls prize total and is only for one week! Continue reading for guidelines and entry requirements:

Prizes (Winners will be announced on October 26, 2019 via Flickr messaging and in SL):
1st Place: 2,000L’s & image published on website and in Kultivate Magazine
2nd Place:  1,500L’s & image published on website
3rd Place: 1,000L’s & image published on website
4th Place: 500L’s & image published on website

Entry &  Contest Guidelines:
1. Entry is 100% free
2. To enter, teleport to the Scare Me Silly event (slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/139/138/25)
3. Take a photo of you at the event. Use your imagination (get in costume, show yourself scared silly, or scaring someone else!)
4. Upload your photo to our contest group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/kultivatephotochallenges
5. You are allowed to upload exactly ONE image to the group, so choose your best one
6. Images are reviewed before they show up in the photo pool, so please be patient
7. All images must be moderate or pg/g in rating, no adult images
8. All images must be 100% your intellectual property and taken by you
9. Editing in Photoshop or GIMP is fine
10. You must include the slurl of where you took the image in the Flickr description
11. You have until 1159 pm Flickr time on Wednesday October 23, 2019  to enter your image. We will use the time stamps that are provided on Flickr.
12. By submitting an image to our Flickr group, you give us rights to publish the image if you win the contest.
Images that do not meet these guidelines will be deleted from the group.

Judging Criteria:
Your image will be judged on the quality, incorporation of the location, and creativity of the image.

Kultivate Magazine to Return in a Few Days!

Kultivate Magazine will return in a few days and we are pleased to be able to give you a sneak preview of the upcoming cover! Very special thank you to my lovely and beautiful other half Eleseren Brianna for agreeing to grace our cover:

OCTOBER19 COVER

The Edge Gallery’s October Exhibition Opening

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Join us today at 1 pm slt for the grand opening of the October Exhibition at The Edge Gallery! The Edge Gallery features black and white art only. The following artists are exhibiting this month:

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Anouk Lefavre
MTH63
M8ty resident
angyel Resident
Lena Kiopak
Tintin Tuxing
Moora McMillan
John Brianna
Veruca Tammas

The event will feature live performer Wolfie Starfire and the dress code is casual! slurl: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/40/222/27

Kultivate Presents Art by Kody Meyers

Join us today for the grand opening exhibition of Art by Kody Meyers @ The Windlight Art Gallery! Today’s event will be from 1 to 3pm slt and dress code is casual. The event will feature the following two live performers:

1pm to 2pm slt – Abby Jaidov

2pm to 3pm slt -Erika Ordinary

slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/28/114/32

You can learn more about Kody Meyers below:

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Capturing the wonderful ambiance and environments created by so many talented landscapers in Second Life is my way to relax and explore my imagination.

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Sunday @ 1pm slt-Kultivate Select Gallery’s September Exhibition Opening!

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Join us Sunday, September 8, 2019 @ 1pm slt for the September Exhibition Opening event at Kultivate Select Gallery! This is a themed art gallery and this month’s theme is Autumn Art and the following artists are exhibiting:

Belua Broadfoot
CalystiaMoonshadow
captainofmysoul
Chic Aeon
Diptheria Glas
etamae
Eucalyptus Carroll
ilyra chardin
Jamee Sabndalwood
Lena Kiopak
maaddi
MTH63
Veruca Tammas

Live performer Wolfie Starfire will be on hand throughout the hour and the dress code is casual! slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/32/70/26

Sunday @ 1pm slt-Windlight Art Gallery’s September Exhibition Opening!

 

windlightseptember.jpgJoin us this Sunday, September 1, 2019 @ 1pm slt for the September Exhibition Opening at Windlight Art Gallery! This exhibition will feature the following artists:

CalystiaMoonShadow
DreamMakerXDreamBreaker Resident
etamae
Kapaan
maaddi
Ramsa Luv
Sabine Mortenwold
Tintin Tuxing

And live performer Lark Bowen will perform throughout the hour! Dresscode is casual, slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/31/133/26

Kultivate Presents: The Summer Sensuality Exhibition!

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Join us from August 23 to 25, 2019 for the third annual Kultivate Summer Sensuality Exhibition! This special exhibition, is the only Kultivate managed one that features adult themed sensual artwork!

slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Poconos/48/65/23

The following artists are exhibiting:
Belua Broadfoot
ChristianAyden
Freedom Voix
GlitterPrincess Destiny
Jamee Sandalwood
John Brianna
Kapaan
Kody Meyers
Meishagirl Resident
MorrianaDarkstar
Myra Wildmist
roxaane Fyanucci
Veruca Tammas
Zeta Vandyke

This event will feature adult gift card giveaways each day and the following live performers: Stayaway Joe, Quartz, Mavenn, & Parker Static.

Complete List of Events:

Friday, August 23, 2019:
-5 am slt – Exhibition Opens to the Public
-4pm to 5pm slt-Live Performer Stayaway Joe & gift card giveaway

Saturday, August 24, 2019:
-4pm slt to 5pm slt-Live Performer Quartzz & gift card giveaway

Sunday, August 25, 2019:
-1pm to 2pm slt-Live Performer Mavenn & gift card giveaway
-2pm to 3pm slt-Live Performer Parker Static & gift card giveaway
-9 pm slt-Exhibition Closes

Please note that as this is an adult  and mature themed exhibition  and the location is on an adult/mature sim, clothing is optional and nudity is allowed. Unfortunately we are not allowing kid or teen avatars to the event.

 

Sunday @ 1pm slt-The Edge Gallery’s August Exhibition Opening Event!

EDGEAUGUST.jpgJoin us this Sunday, August 18, 2019 @ 1pm slt for the grand opening of the Edge Gallery’s August Exhibition! The Edge Gallery features black and white imagery only! The following artists are featured in this exhibition:

Belua Broadfoot
Chic Aeon
Euridice Qork
ilyra chardin
Inara Pey
MTH63
roxaane Fyanucci
Sophie72 Congrejo
tatjab
wintergeist
Wyald Woolley

Joining us throughout the hour will be live performer Stephanniyah Sinatra. Dresscode is casual! Slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/43/212/27

Upcoming August & September Artist Opportunities @ Kultivate

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Kultivate’s list of artist opportunities are now available: https://kultivatemagazine.com/artist-opportunities/

We are excited to announce our upcoming artist opportunities for August to September!

The Edge Gallery (black and white imagery only)
Next exhibition date: Sunday, August 18, 2019 @ 1pm slt
Click for interest form

Summer Sensuality Exhibition (Adult themed artwork, sim will be adult rated)
Dates: Friday, August 23, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
Click for interest form

Windlight Art Gallery
Next exhibition date: Sunday, September 1, 2019 @ 1pm slt
Click for interest form

Kultivate Select Gallery (themed gallery, all artwork must be in theme)
Next exhibition date: Sunday, September 8, 2019 @ 1pm slt
Click for interest form

Art for a Smile (In support of Feed a Smile Charity event)
Dates: Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15, 2019
Click for interest form

Kultivate Presents Art by Jamee Sandalwood

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Join us this Sunday, at 1pm slt for the grand opening of the Art by Jamee Sandalwood exhibition.

Jamee Sandalwood HeadshotJamee Sandalwood is a professional photographer, artist, model, stylist and blogger in SL. She is a 2015 graduate of Visionaire Institute of Photography and since graduation has explored all areas of photography and art in Second Life. Jamee is known for her work with shadows and lighting and considers herself to be a shadow artist as of this time, though she continues to explore more areas of photography and art.

Jamee produces landscapes, abstract art, fashion photography, and professional invitation/graphic art for various projects around SL.

Jamee thanks you all for coming to enjoy the art show and hopes that you find peace and inspiration through her art. Thank you all for your support.

For more of Jamee Sandalwood Photography visit :

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jameesandalwood/

and

https://www.flickr.com/photos/143483143@N06/

The event will feature live performers Wolfie Starfire (1pm to 2pm slt) and RyAnee (2pm to 3pm slt). Dress code is casual.

Slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/28/114/32

The Closing of LEA: My Thoughts..

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My thoughts on the closing of Linden Endowment of the Arts (LEA)…

I have been asked by various people in Second Life on how I feel about the LEA sims closing and how it impacts art. I wondered why I was even getting such ims and questions, but it hit me that people remembered that I was on the LEA Advisory Committee and I have a big interest in the arts in Second Life, first with Kultivate and I am an artist in both worlds.

So here are thoughts which are all mine and no one else’s:

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