2016 Texas Visual Arts Association (TVAA) National entries due Sept. 14

2016 TVAA National


Prizes totaling $4000 will be awarded to the best works in the national competition.
Fee: $35.00 (2016 TVAA National)
Entry Deadline: 9/14/16

Texas Visual Arts Association (TVAA) is pleased to announce an open call for submissions for the 2016 TVAA National …

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Summer Solstice Closing Reception & Awards Aug. 27


The closing is an awards Ceremony for our show and announcements about upcoming events . BYOW , bring your own wine . Celebrating some of Dallas Great Artist. One Night Only ! A fabulous Party!


Gallery 3 – Bishop Arts

1319 W Davis St, Dallas, Texas 75208

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500X 2016 Member’s Show Opening Sept. 10th

Opening Reception Saturday, September 10th 7-10pm Showing September 10th – October 2nd Sheryl Anaya Kalee Appleton Clint Bargers Bernardo Cantu Lynne Bowman Cravens Steven Foutch Julie Libersat Lindsey Larsen Seth Lorenz Rachel Livedalen Rachel Muldez Valerie Powell James Talambas Justin Strickland Hoff Ashley Whitt

500X is ready to kick off the new …

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Four Expressions of Nature reception Sept. 10 at the Artists Showplace

Join us for a new exhibition! Refreshments will be served. Reception from 1 PM to 5 PM, Saturday September 10th.  Discover the journey of the Four Expressions of Nature. Artists: Andy Bugh, Ray Queen, Kyle Wilson and Larry Maupin Artists Showplace Gallery SW Quadrant of Coit and Arapaho, 15615 Coit Rd.  #230, Dallas, TX 75248 theartistsshowplace.com

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Art Imitates Life – Life Imitates Art at the Gallery @ the Courtyard in Plano

This Friday 5 – 7 pm




This Friday, August 26, Plano Art Association is holding a reception for the special exhibit of a group of artists who gather every Thursday …

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Irving’s Big Read: Colors of Mexico – call for art

Exhibits for Irving’s Big Read Colors of Mexico – call for art

Take up a literary art challenge with two IAA-sponsored Big Read exhibits! Art submitted should relate to the chosen book Into the Beautiful North or one of the NEA’s 47 alternatives, Hispanic literature or culture, or the general concept of reading.

Irving …

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Cordelia Bailey: fine art photography at the Mesquite Arts Center

One Step Beyond: an exhibit of fine art photography of Cordelia Bailey

at the Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 Galloway Ave., Mesquite TX

Sept. 1 – 29, 2016

Artist Reception: Sept. 8, 5-7pm




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Tessellated Fold: fiber art multi media installation at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center


Tessellated Fold

July 29th – September 2nd

Tessellated Fold is an exploration through fiber art installations that influences sound, video, dance, and fashion; together seeks to push boundaries in shared spaces with viewers. Between all creative genres lies formal and informal ideas about created experiences, Tessellated Fold provides opportunity for both the artists and …

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Aaron Thane Tate and Cynthia Ross featured at Your Private Art Collection Aug. 27

Your Private Collection Art Gallery is proud to present

Aaron Thane Tate and Cynthia Ross as their featured artists at Granbury’s Last Saturday Gallery Night on August 27—5-8pm 

Aaron Tate’s work in solid worked, blown, and cast glass includes natural subjects, made objects, and landscapes. Tate has developed a style in …

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Matthew Bourbon and Ashley Whitt – Opening Aug. 27th



August 27 – October 1, 2016

Opening Reception: Saturday, August 27th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm


Different Versions of You, 2016. 39 x 29 inches. Acrylic on Canvas


Dallas, August 2016

Kirk Hopper Fine Art (3008 Commerce Street) is excited to announce our first solo …

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Partial Lobotomy Art Show Sept. 1

Partial Lobotomy. Presented by Peep Show.
30+ Artists and Live Painters!

Live music!
Full bar!
Drink specials!

Taboo Lounge
1418 N Riverfront BLVD Dallas, Texas.

Thursday September 1st.


Peep Show is looking for Artists and Live …

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2016 Jingle Bash booth applications deadline September 3rd

Applications are now open for this year’s Jingle Bash! We’re excited to return to Gilley’s Dallas for the best handmade holiday shopping event around. Interested in selling, or know someone who is an artist?

Check out the prospectus:  http://www.etsydallas.com/artist-info

The 2016 ETSY Dallas JINGLE BASH

November 19, 2016
11am -5pm

South Side Event Center …

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Dog Days at SLANT

Artists are keen observers of life, and many are inspired by the bond humans develop with their animal friends. The ‘Dog Days’ art exhibition will offer a glimpse into the memorable moments when animals become muse.  Please join us for an art reception on Saturday, August 20 from 6:00-9:00 pm.

During the reception we will be collecting …

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6°-finding the common thread​ at the Small Gallery

6°-finding the common thread​
​Reception – Saturday, August 20 from 6:00-9:00 pm

The notion that artists work in isolation is a myth. Opinions become discussions, which in turn become stories to be shared and passed along.
6° is a visual conversation begun by Chase Yarbrough through his collaborations with 4 other artists

Curated …

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Midtown ARTWALK August 20

Experience the “Magic” that is Midtown ARTwalk! Monthly at Valley View Mall on the 3rd Saturday.

FREE Admission, Entertainment, and Spirits!
Open Artist Studios and Galleries
Saturday, August 20, 2016
6-10 pm
Over 40 Art Galleries Under One Roof!

Gallery at MIDTOWN
13331 Preston Rd, Dallas, …

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Natural Wonders & the Creative Spirit in Western Ireland

Ireland . . . Seeing Green!

Come share the wonders of Ireland as I lead a 10-day photo tour (June 15 – 25, 2017) to experience and photograph some of the most beautiful and intriguing scenery in all of Ireland!  This incredible tour will concentrate on western Ireland with its rugged pristine coastlines, unspoiled villages, …

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Call for Entries – Dia de los Muertos: Long Live the Artists!

Entries Deadline: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 (10 PM)

Exhibition Dates: October 15-November 12, 2016

Download a PDF prospectus at http://www.bathhousemedia.com

The Bath House Cultural Center will present the 30th Annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) art exhibition, October 15-November 12, 2016. This show features local, regional, and international artists working in …

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Fall Exhibits at Chris Worley



1845 LEVEE STREET, SUITE 110 | DALLAS, TX 75207   PATRICK TURK ALL OF THIS FROM NOTHING SEPTEMBER 10 – OCTOBER 8   Animals (detail), 2016, hand cut paper and mixed media on panel, 35 x 30 inches PAUL MANES HAREM OCTOBER 15 – NOVEMBER 12 Tathātā, 2015, oil on canvas, …

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Haltom City’s Art in the City and Gallery Opening Sept. 10



On September 10th, Art in the City of Haltom City will celebrate the night of Sept. 10th with the opening of our permanent gallery for our local artists. This event will be held at 3201 Friendly Lane from 1pm to 7pm. We will have local artists showing media of oil, acrylics, other mixed …

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Alan Gibson Sculpture Reveal August 21 in Deep Ellum

Sunday, August 21, 2016 4 – 8 pm

Two works by Alan Gibson: Amphitrite ” Goddess of the Sea” and “Into the Storm”

Braindead Brewing, 2625 Main St., Dallas Tx 75227


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Richard Ross: Hiraeth opens August 25 at Kettle Art

Kettle Art is proud to present ‘Hiraeth’ featuring works by Richard Ross with special guest Jesse Sierra Hernandez. The exhibit opens on Thursday, August 25, 7:00 – 10:00PM, and runs through Saturday, September 17. Kettle Art is located at 2650-B Main Street in Deep Ellum. What can be said about Richard Ross and his work that …

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WRITE IT! 2016: Your Story, Your Style

WRITE IT! 2016
Your Story, Your Style
Saturday, September 10, 9:30-3:30
$35 registration fee (all supplies, refreshments and lunch included)
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

Presented by Artists Enclave of Denton County and the Greater Denton Arts Council

Join high school students from Denton County and the surrounding communities for the debut …

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Amuse-bouch opening August 25 at Gallery 76102

Art Tooth, a Fort Worth-based art exhibition and gallery initiative, will debut the organization’s first official show, Amuse-Bouche, on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Gallery 76102 and will run through Saturday, Oct. 15.  The opening reception hours are from 6-8 p.m.

Featured artists include: Sheryl Anaya, Chuck & George, Erika Duque, Dannie Liebergot, Shelby Orr, …

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Art Reviews / Announcements

Update: Art News DFW is currently publishing a biweekly listing of visual art reviews from the sources listed below. It’s called Local Art Reviews & Videos – to find the latest, search on our new category Art Reviews.


Art News DFW does not currently publish critical reviews of exhibits, but that doesn’t mean we won’t …

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Women Texas Film Festival runs Aug. 19-21

The inaugural Women Texas Film Festival kicks off on August 19 and runs through August 21 at the Texas Theatre. http://womentxff.org/

WTxFF features films that showcase the range and depth of female driven visual stories. Established and emerging female filmmakers will show that girls aren’t just made of sugar and spice. They’ve got some grit and gasoline, too. …

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Artisan’s 2016 Fall Schedule of Classes

Artisan’s Studio-Gallery  2825 Valley View Lane, Suite 301 Dallas, TX 75234 ph: (972) 488-8182 –
fax: (972) 241-6504 e-mail: artisansD@aol.com Since1981, Artisan’s has been in the Art Business. Partners are Naomi Brotherton and Pat Kochan, who teach weekly classes and sponsor workshops by Nationally recognized artists. They also rent space to other artists like Maureen Brouillette for classes. Artisan’s plays an …

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There’s an app for that! The DMA

Explore more! The Dallas Museum of Art’s collection encompasses more than 23,000 works of art and spans 5,000 years of human creativity, representing a full range of world cultures. Search what’s currently on view, find works of art in the galleries and save them to your favorites, or get social and let everyone know …

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Join the MADI before September 15th to Receive Extraordinary Benefits!

Join the MADI This Month!

The Geometric MADI is celebrating Membership Month by inviting friends to join the museum and receive additional benefits!

Become a member of The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art before September 15th and your renewal date will be December 31, 2017.  You’ll be supporting the only Geometric and MADI museum …

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AfroFuturism at the SDCC


“KaraWalkerTexasRanger” by Christopher Blay.

SDCC MeetUps!- AfroFuturism
For the closing……

Calling all Black Sci Fi, Speculative Fiction and Afro Futurism enthusiasts. Join us for a very special SDCC MeetUp! to coincide with the KWTXR exhibition. We …

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LGAA Camera Club programs

Hello Camera Enthusiasts!

It is time to begin our fall 2016 Camera Club programs.  I am excited to get together again with all of you again to share our passion for making great art! Our next meeting will be on Monday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m. at The Shanley House, Granbury. (One day earlier …

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RCAS 2016 Membership Show call for entries


Show runs from October 1, 2016 through November 5, 2016. Gwen Revino, Show Chairman.

All current Richardson Civic Art Society members may enter up to 3 works of art. Non-members may join prior to the show in order to participate. Take-in will be on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10:30 am …

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Miles Between at Umbrella Gallery

EVENT: “Miles Between” dual painting exhibit

ARTISTS: Kati Ramer and Katie Craig

DATE: Aug 20-Sept 17, 2016; Closing Reception Sept 17 th , 6-9pm

LOCATION: 2803 Taylor St, Dallas, TX, 75226


As artists and native Californians, Katie and Kati are moved to capture the energy of the surroundings that shaped them (Northern + Southern California, …

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Call for submissions! 38th Season Gallery and Ann Richards show

Stage West in Fort Worth is accepting art portfolio submissions for its 38th Season Gallery spaces.

Selected artists’ work will be displayed in four to six week spots between November 2016 – September 2017.  Between one and four artists will be featured per show during the Stage West 38th season.


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Artcycleclub Giveaway Aug. 20 & 21, Classes and Video

FREE Giveaway FREE 2- Day FREE 4 ALL GIVE AWAY from the artist VET
August 20 & 21
Noon -4 pm 

3309 Elm Street Studio 2W5 , Dallas TX 75226 * FREE ALL THINGS FIBER and NOTIONS – silk, cotton, twill, canvas, chiffon, rayon, scraps, squares, big cuts, small cuts, threads, Velcro, elastic, needles, buttons, zippers, …

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TAG 2016 Fall Members Juried Show call for entries


The Trinity Arts Guild Fall Members Show will be on display October 4, 2016 through November 8, 2016 at the TAG Gallery in Bedford. It is open to all members of Trinity Arts Guild  whose dues are current, so join or renew now! Non-members may pay dues and entry fees to enter the show.

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