Sonia Saikaley, whose story The Dragon Painting appeared in the inaugural issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly, has won an award for her first published book. Saikaley has won the 2012 Ken Klonsky Novella Contest for her novella The Lebanese Dishwasher. In the book Saikaley delves into issues faced by immigrant communities in Canada, including the effects of civil war, working low-paying jobs despite their level of education, and the taboo surrounding homosexuality. Read more...
STILL POINT IV is open and will
remain a featured exhibition through July 31, 2012. Wonderful
images...one of our finest exhibitions!
Artists of Distinction for this
show are Leslie Anderson, Mike Bell, Jane
Gottlieb, Helen Shulman, Mayumi
Yamakawa, Tetiana Zakharova, and Kajal
Zaveri. These artists have been awarded the opportunity to
display more of their art as Gallery Artists as well
as the opportunity to have a portfolio published in Still Point Arts Quarterly.
Photographer Keith Parks, Still Point Art Gallery Gallery Artist and featured artist in the current Spring issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly, was recently awarded First Place in the PhotoSpiva competition. PhotoSpiva is a national competition hosted annually by the Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin, Missouri. It is the longest-running photographic competition of its kind in the United States. Its objective is to "present an exhibition of excellence in photography, celebrating the scope and vigorous activity of today's contemporary photographers."