Call for Fall/Autumn Images!

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Kultivate Magazine is seeking Fall/Autumn images for our September 2018 issue. If you would like to have your image published, continue reading:

Images have to be Fall/Autumn in nature. Your images can feature avatars enjoying Fall/Autumn activities.
The images must feature something that relates to the theme
All images must be moderate/mature/pg/g in rating. Adult images or nudity is not allowed
You are allowed to submit exactly ONE image
The image must be of your own intellectual property
All images must be submitted to our Flickr group: www.flickr.com/groups/kultivateartphotography
All images must be submitted by September 10, 2018 at 8 am slt

Changes to Kultivate for 2018!

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Changes to Kultivate 2018:

Foreward:

Dear Kultivate Family,

I want to first thank everyone for being patient during my and Eleseren’s absence the past couple of months. We hope that this message clarifies what is going on and explains our absence. First real life has caught up with us both. Eles recently inherited a home in the north of Scotland from a relative and has been going back and forth from Germany to the UK, to sort this out. Secondly, as I am in the military, training schedules and other military work related matters have thrown my schedule into a fix. Combine this with Eles traveling and two kids, I have not had time in SL, as I would have liked.

We have both decided to restructure again, in order to balance our real life with SL. We could simply close up everything and go, but we both feel that SL has a special meaning to both of us. It is where we met, it is where we have met some of our closest friends, it is also our love of the arts in both worlds, that makes us want to push on. We hope that these changes are the last time we have to change anything and that we keep pushing forward.

We do want to personally thank Vee (Veruca Tammas) for her patience, guidance, and advice as we have thought hard about these changes. Without her, we could not do what we do each and every day for Kultivate.

Please note that the changes below do not address the fashion aspect of Kultivate. Eles will address those in a couple of weeks.

Thank you for reading and understanding.

Sincerely,

John

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Changes to Kultivate 2018:

New Partnership with The Keys Entertainment Group:  -The Keys Entertainment Group will relocate to our sim. They will take up a quarter of the sim. -This partnership will allow us to bring new people to the sim and to also promote the music component of the arts. With this partnership, sim ownership does not change, everything is still ran by Kultivate, except the quarter parcel that the Keys will manage and run.

-You can find out more about The Keys at this link: https://thekeyslivemusic.wordpress.com/

-Gallery Changes: -As The Keys needs a quarter sim, we are redoing the galleries somewhat. The following changes will take place:

  1. The Windlight Gallery will have a new build (two stories, with The Windlight Gallery below and upstairs The Edge Gallery of Black & White Imagery & The Kandis Gallery, will both share space)
  2. The Select Gallery will remain in it’s same location
  3. The space currently occupied by The Edge Gallery will be where the restaurant on the sim will relocate to, as well as the fishing area on sim that is occupied every day at 605 pm slt by a group of dedicated 7seas fishers

-Other Sim Changes-As we hold fundraisers and big shows on the sim, we still will have half a sim free, so the adjusting of the galleries is to ensure that we can still support our main charity of Team Diabetes and have our week long gallery events

-Gallery Season: -Due to an increasing real life, we will run the galleries each year from August 1 to middle of June each year. As I have kids in real life, I spend a lot of time with them in the summer and holidays throughout the year. Real Life will always come first for me.

-With the changes in The Edge Gallery & The Kandis Gallery, the opening events for these galleries will always be held on the same date

-All gallery openings will be held on Sundays, with openings every other month, this will adjust when we have special events.

-The gallery form will go out again soon for a call for Artists for Rock Your Rack’s charity art show and for our upcoming gallery season

-Magazine & Website Updates: 

-The magazine will continue publication in August

-Based on the summer changes, the SL anniversary issue each year will be our summer issue, with a hiatus from June to August, due to my rl

-The website also will be updated during this time, we hope to have a system in place soon where you can promote your own galleries and events

Kultivate July & August Gallery Registrations Are Now Open!

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Registration is now open for our July and August 2018 gallery exhibitions! For more info and to register: https://kultivatemagazine.com/artist-opportunities/

2nd Annual Sensuality Exhibition Press Release!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

MAY 11, 2018 

2ND ANNUAL SENSUALITY EXHIBITION 

DATES: MAY 11 TO 13, 2018 

WEBSITE: https://kultivatemagazine.com/sensuality-exhibition/ 

SLURL:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/187/133/1513

Kultivate Magazine presents the 2nd Annual Sensuality Exhibition. This special exhibition is the only adult themed art show that is curated by Kultivate and will take place May 11 to 13, 2018. The exhibition features a variety of sensual,  erotic, adult, and sexual imagery. **Please note that the location will be adult rated and themed.** 

Events include live music, dj parties, a special raffle, photo challenge, and hunt. Exhibiting artists include: eruca Tammas, Rasecel Masatada, bri graycloud, Ramsa Luv,
maaddi, chey5620 resident, SeasidePurcell Resident, retroye resident, Fafnir Kiranov, ChristianAyden Resident, Myra Wildmist, reycharles resident, Hadiya Draper, damien0krux, Darrian Royce, Raddick Szymborska,Isle Biedermann, Sparklybootie, lovingdiscord, Kapaan, Karma Weymann, Cyberspy, FiordiligiDaPonte Resident, &  Johannes1977 Resident.

Schedule of Events:
May 11, 2018:
-8 am slt-Exhibition Opens to the public
-8 am slt-Hot Kiss Hunt Opens to the public
-8 am slt-Sensuality Raffle Opens
-8 am slt-How Sensual Are You Photo Challenge Opens
-4pm to 5pm slt-As Bare As You Dare event with live performer Jaq Luik

May 12, 2018:
-1pm to 2pm slt-Naughty Trivia & Angels N Demons Party

May 13, 2018:
-12pm to 2pm slt-Sensuality Whips & Chains Masked Ball
-8 pm slt-Exhibition, Sensuality Raffle, How Sensual Are You Photo Challenge & Hot Kiss Hunt Ends

About Kultivate Magazine:
Kultivate Magazine is a publication about the cultural aspects of Second Life. The goal of Kultivate Magazine is to support art, culture, photography, music, and fashion. Kultivate Magazine consists of the magazine, The Edge and The Edge Gallery of Black and White Imagery, The Windlight Art Gallery,  The Kandis Gallery of real life imagery, The Kultivate Select Gallery, Ristorante Ivanna, & The Tribute and Crown Pub. Kultivate Magazine is proud to be the media partner and primary sponsor of Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team for The American Diabetes Association.

For More Information:
https://kultivatemagazine.com/sensuality-exhibition/
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Call for Summer Images!

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Kultivate Magazine is seeking Summer images for our May 2018 issue. If you would like to have your image published, continue reading:

  1. Images have to be summer in nature. Your images can feature avatars enjoying summer activities.
  2. The images must feature something that relates to the theme
  3. All images must be moderate/mature/pg/g in rating. Adult images or nudity is not allowed
  4. You are allowed to submit exactly ONE image
  5. The image must be of your own intellectual property
  6. All images must be submitted to our Flickr group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/kultivateartphotography
  7. All images must be submitted by May 10, 2018 at 8 am slt

Kultivate Magazine’s April 2018 Issue is Now Available!

The April 2018 Issue of Kultivate Magazine is now available! This issue will feature 15 Years of Second Life, a photo essay on sailing and nautical art, a photo essay on The 1900’s Paris Sim, a photo essay on spring safaris, The Luane’s World sim, The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Exhibition in Second Life, the latest exhibition at The Dixmix Gallery, and The Edge Stylists bring you their April 2018 stylings! Click on the cover below to view this month’s issue:

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Day #6 @ The Spring Art Show!

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Join us today from 2 to 3pm slt for another Coffeehouse Learning Hour! Eleseren Brianna will give you a few tools that are useful for “getting arty.” This presentation will be conducted via local chat. All are welcome! slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/186/63/22

All exhibitions, both hunts, and the photo contest are open 24/7! Check out our webpage for a complete listing of events: https://kultivatemagazine.com/3rd-annual-spring-art-show/

Day # 5 @ Kultivate Spring Art Show!

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It is day #5 of the 3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show! Today’s events are:

Open 24/7-All exhibits, galleries, both hunts, and the photo contest

4pm to 5pm slt-Live performer Wolfie Starfire. Dresscode is dressy casual.  Slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/206/140/22

For a complete listing of events: https://kultivatemagazine.com/3rd-annual-spring-art-show/

Day #4 @ The 3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show

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Today is day #4 at the 3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show! Our schedule today is as follows:

Open 24/7-The Art Treasure Quest Hunt, The Palette Hunt, All 2D & 3D Exhibitions, and the Photo Contest

4pm to 5pm slt-Live performer Nina Bing

For a complete listing of events and locations, please see our official website: https://kultivatemagazine.com/3rd-annual-spring-art-show/

Day #2 @ the Kultivate Spring Art Show!

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It is day #2 at the Kultivate Spring Art Show! Today is the first of our Learning Cafe sessions, where you can participate in FREE learning! Today’s schedule is:

1pm slt to 2pm slt-Kaijah Chrome-Before & After Photo Editing Techniques

4pm to 5pm slt-John Brianna-How to Marketing Yourself as an Artist

slurl to the Learning Cafe: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/186/63/22

For more info: https://kultivatemagazine.com/3rd-annual-spring-art-show/

Day #1 @ 3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show!

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The 3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show has started ! This event features a variety of 2D and 3D artists, two hunts, live performers, and FREE art/photography one hour sessions! Today’s kickoff party will feature live performer Parker Static and will begin at 4pm slt at our Art Stage! Dresscode is casual and you can find out more about our Spring Art Show, at it’s official website: https://kultivatemagazine.com/3rd-annual-spring-art-show/ 

Visit the art show at the following slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/142/136/22

 

3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show Press Release

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show

Dates: April 6 to 14, 2018

Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/142/136/22

The 3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show will take place April 6 to 14, 2018 and ss in previous years, the art show will featured both juried and non juried exhibitions, live performers, two hunts, and free learning opportunities! The 3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show is curated and managed by Kultivate Magazine.

Participating juried artists include: Aquarius Lowtide, Avalon Chrome, Bellissa Dion, Bri Graycloud, CalystiaMoonShadow, Carly Afterthought, Chanasitsayo, DAKOTA LAVAROCK, Elle Thorkveld,Erkek DeCuir,  Eucalyptus Carroll, FiordiligiDaPonte Resident, FreeDom Voix, Gwen Enchanted, Jamee Sandalwood, KodyMeyers Resident, Lala Lightfoot, Lucia Tophat, M8ty Resident, Maaddi, Myra Wildmist, Pipit Peacedream, Sabine Mortenwold, SecondHandTutti Resident, Sheba Blitz, Silverwind Tzedek, Slatan Dryke, Syphera Inaka, wild Alchemi,  wintergeist.

Participating non juried artists include: aht1981 resident, Bellissa Dion, Catalina Staheli, Eleseren Brianna, Eviana Robbiani (La Robbiani ), GlitterPrincess Destiny, Hana Hoobinoo, iSkye Silverweb, Jasmin Currier, Johannes1977 Resident, Kimblecoles Resident, M8ty Resident, Mangrovejane Resident, Slatan Dryke, & Veruca Tammas.

The following live performers and instructors will provide entertainment throughout the art show: Parker Static, Nina Bing, Wolfie Starfire, Lark Bowen, Melenda Mikael, & Dimivan Ludwig. Learning opportunities will exist in the form of one hour art, photography, and storytelling sessions. These free sessions will be provided by Veruca Tammas, Kaijah Chrome, John Brianna, Eleseren Brianna, and The Seanchai Library.

About Kultivate Magazine:

Kultivate Magazine is a publication about the cultural aspects of Second Life. The goal of Kultivate Magazine is to support art, culture, photography, music, and fashion. Kultivate Magazine consists of the magazine, The Edge and The Edge Gallery of Black and White Imagery, The Windlight Art Gallery,  The Kandis Gallery of real life imagery, The Kultivate Select Gallery, Ristorante Ivanna, & The Tribute and Crown Pub. Kultivate Magazine is proud to be the media partner and primary sponsor of Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team for The American Diabetes Association.

For More Information:
https://kultivatemagazine.com/3rd-annual-spring-art-show/

Call For Sailing/Nautical Images !

Kultivate Magazine is seeking Sailing/Nautical images for our April 2018 issue. If you would like to have your image published, continue reading:

  1. Images can be sailing/nautical in nature (boats, ships, fishing, lighthouses, beach homes etc.). Your images can feature avatars enjoying sailing/nautical activities.
  2. The images must feature something that relates to the theme
  3. All images must be moderate/mature/pg/g in rating. Adult images or nudity is not allowed
  4. You are allowed to submit exactly ONE image
  5. The image must be of your own intellectual property
  6. All images must be submitted to our Flickr group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/kultivateartphotography
  7. All images must be submitted by April 10, 2018 at 8 am slt

Sunday @ 1pm slt-Kandis Art Gallery’s March & April Exhibition Opening Event!

Join us this Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 1pm to 2pm slt for the March & April Exhibition Opening at Kandis Art Gallery! Kandis Art Gallery features real life art in Second Life! Live performer Erika Ordinary will provide the entertainment and the following artists are exhibiting:

Maaddi Benazzi
Pipit Peacedream
Sabine Mortenwold
John Brianna
Ember Wulfgar
Lala Lightfoot

The dresscode for this event is dressy casual and we hope to see you there! slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/109/58/25

Sunday @ 1pm slt-The Edge Gallery’s March & April Exhibition Opening!

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Join us on March 18, 2018 for the exhibition opening of The Edge Gallery of Black & White Imagery! This event will feature live performer Melenda Mikael and the following artists are exhibiting their black and white imagery:

Talligurl Resident
Jamee Sandalwood
Chanasitsayo Resident
Peeter Tamerline
Myra Wildmist
Pipit Peacedream
Sheba Blitz
Inquisitor Titanium

The dresscode is dressy casual for this event. slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/33/230/27

Sunday @ 1pm slt-Windlight Art Gallery’s March & April Exhibition Opening Event!

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Join us this Sunday, March 4, 2018, from 1pm to 2pm slt for the March & April Exhibition Opening event at Windlight Art Gallery! This event will feature live performer Nina Bing and the following artists:

Eucalyptus Carroll
Maaddi
CalystiaMoonShadow
Jasmin Currier
Kit Boyd
Aubray Beaumont
paineful
retroye resident
Mangrovejane
Rasecel Masatada
John Brianna
Sandi Benelli
Pam Astonia
Brynedarkly Cazalet
Slatan Dryke

The dress code is dressy casual and we hope to see you there! http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/65/132/26

Call for Spring Images!

Kultivate Magazine is seeking Spring images for our March 2018 issue. If you would like to have your image published, continue reading:

  1. Images can be of a spring landscape or feature avatars enjoying spring activities
  2. The images must feature something spring in nature
  3. All images must be moderate/mature/pg/g in rating. Adult images or nudity is not allowed
  4. You are allowed to submit exactly ONE image
  5. The image must be of your own intellectual property
  6. All images must be submitted to our Flickr group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/kultivateartphotography
  7. All images must be submitted by March 10, 2018 at 8 am slt

Kultivate Magazine-February 2018 Issue is Now Available!

The February issue of Kultivate Magazine is now available! This issue features the Comhar Photography Studio and Photography Sim, the commerce features of vitual world Hi-Fidelity, From the Worlds to the World Art Exhibition, the Eternity Exhibition in Sansar, a photo essay on the Sanctuary Sim, February stylings by The Edge Stylists, and a special bonus feature—images from various couples in Second Life (after all February is the love month, so lets celebrate couples)! You can view the issue below:

 

3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show Registration is Now Open!

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The 3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show will take place April 6 to 14, 2018. As in previous years, the art show will featured both juried and non juried exhibitions.

Please read the initial terms and guidelines carefully before signing up:

TERMS AND GUIDELINES:
-Only one registration per artist per section
-All artwork and artists must follow the Second Life TOS and Community Standards/Guidelines
-All artwork must be your own intellectual property
-All juried pieces must be new and have not been exhibited or shown elsewhere in Second Life
-There is a limit of ONE juried item that can be entered in our juried competition
-3D Artists will be allotted 100 prims
-2D Artists will be allotted 30 prims
-All space provided is as is, do not make any modifications
-All items must be in your provided space
-No poofers, chat spammers, automatic group joiners, or particle machines type devices
-All art work must be moderate/mature in rating, no adult themed art is allowed
-No art work that is political, offensive, racist, or derogatory in nature is allowed
-No using alts to enter more than one category
-You must set up during the provided set up time frame and derezz during the clean up time frame
-Judges cannot enter any juried contest, they can enter the exhibition only exhibit area
**Violators of these terms and guidelines will be given a warning, with the immediate removal of any artwork that breaks these terms and guidelines. Repeated behavior will result in forfeiture in the art show and future Kultivate sponsored and ran events**

Click Here For More Information & To Register for the
3rd Annual Kultivate Spring Art Show

Artist Opportunities For March & April!

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Exhibition opportunities are now open for registration at the Kultivate Galleries (Windlight Art Gallery, Kultivate Select Art Gallery, The Edge Gallery of Black & White Imagery, & The Kandis Gallery of Real Life Imagery) for March & April Exhibitions! To register: https://kultivatemagazine.com/artist-opportunities/

Call For Couple’s Images!

Kultivate Magazine is looking for couple images for our February 2018 issue. If you would like to have your image published, continue reading:

  1. All couples (irregardless to sexual orientation and/or demographics) are encouraged to submit images.
  2. The images must feature a couple
  3. All images must be moderate/mature/pg/g in rating. Adult images or nudity is not allowed
  4. You are allowed to submit exactly ONE image
  5. The image must be of your own intellectual property
  6. You can submit images of you and your other half enjoying things in SL, such as dancing, sailing, dining out, or cuddling
  7. All images must be submitted to our Flickr group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/kultivateartphotography
  8. All images must be submitted by February 10, 2018 at 8 am slt