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!

Take the Winter Showcase Photo Challenge!

WINTERSHOWCASE2019

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.

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:

aht1981
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:

KodyMeyers Resident

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

Continue reading “Kultivate Presents Art by Kody Meyers”

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:

Continue reading “The Closing of LEA: My Thoughts..”

Sunday @ 1pm slt-Grand Reopening of Kultivate Select Gallery!

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Join us this Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 1pm slt for the grand reopening of Kultivate Select Gallery! This is a themed gallery where artists create art work around a common theme. This month’s exhibition is summer and will feature the following artists:

Freedom Voix
KodyMeyers Resident
captainofmysoul
JenJen Sommerfleck
Lena Kiopak
Kayly Iali
Moora McMillan
CalystiaMoonShadow
jamee sandalwood
DreamMakerXDreamBreaker Resident)
marcel mosswood
sophie congrejo
John Brianna

Live performer Mavenn will perform at the event and the dresscode is casual. Slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/32/70/26

4th Annual Kultivate Anniversary Exhibition Opens Today @ 1pm slt!

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Join us today from 1pm to 3pm slt for the grand opening of the 4th Annual Kultivate Anniversary Exhibition!

Today’s performers are:

1pm slt-Lark Bowen
2pm slt-Melenda Baptiste

Dresscode is casual and we will give away one of 2 LumiPros today!

slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/142/129/22

For a list of artists:
https://kultivatemagazine.com/anniversary-exhibition/

Grand Opening of Kultivate AIR Gallery!

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Join us today, Sunday, June 30, 2019 @ 1pm slt for the grand opening of the Kultivate AIR (Artists in Residence) Gallery! This gallery will feature the following artists:

angyel Resident
Anouk Lefavre
CalystiaMoonshadow
DreamMakerXDreamBreaker Resident
GlitterPrincess Destiny
Jamee Sandalwood
JolieElle Parfort
Kody Meyers
Maaddi
Marcel Mosswood
Myra Wildmist
Pam Astonia
Sevant Anatra
wintergeist

Live performer Parker Static will provide the entertainment and the dress code is casual: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/57/118/26

The Edge Gallery Artists for June 2019

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The following artists will be exhibiting at The Edge Gallery of Black and White Imagery this month! The exhibition will open on June 23, 2019 @ 1pm slt!

aht1981
carisa franizzi
Davenwolf Dagger
DrusillaGwind Resident
Eucalyptus Carroll
honeyBi
KodyMeyers
Lena Kiopak
Nodome Resident
understandingcomplexity
Veruca Tammas

Meet the Kultivate Artist’s In Residence

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The following artists are now Kultivate Artists in Residence and will exhibit at the new Kultivate AIR Gallery wing of the Windlight Gallery on June 30, 2019:

angyel Resident
Anouk Lefavre
CalystiaMoonshadow
DreamMakerXDreamBreaker Resident
GlitterPrincess Destiny
Jamee Sandalwood
JolieElle Parfort
Lanne Wise
Maaddi
Marcel Mosswood
Myra Wildmist
Pam Astonia
Sevant Anatra
wintergeist

A very special thank you to these artists and to all artists who applied to our AIR program!