FOCUS: Lorna Simpson at THE MODERN

 

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Presents

FOCUS: Lorna Simpson  

November 19, 2016 – January 15, 2017

 

The FOCUS series is organized by the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for the Director’s Council, a group that supports acquisitions at the Museum. The series features three solo exhibitions annually, organized …

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December News from SiNaCa Studios School of Glass and Gallery

Greetings and Happy Holidays,

We want to say thank you to everyone that was able to donate during our membership drive challenge. While we didn’t reach our goal of $25,000, the amount that we did raise will be matched. If you would like to support us through our membership program you …

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NEW WINTER WORKSHOPS & more at Oil & Cotton

ADULT CLASSES PORTRAIT WATERCOLOR

with Jay Bailey
Saturday, December 10, 3-6pm
This workshop will explore the use of watercolor and mixed media techniques to render and depict a human portrait. Watercolor has unique qualities which allow for flexible applications and dynamic paintings. We will discuss material considerations such as brushes, papers, surfaces, …

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Call for Proposals from 500X due Dec. 31st!

Exhibition Proposals: Upstairs Gallery Upstairs Gallery shows are one month long and run concurrently with the Main Gallery. Applicants need to submit a portfolio via e-mail as a single PDF (10 megs or smaller) to the500xgallery@gmail.com. Due Date: December 31st, 2016 Portfolio Contents

  • 20 Images of Recent Work (labeled)
  • Resume
  • Artist’s Statement
  • Proposal of the …

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2016 Christmasfest Dec. 9 – 11 on Hart Street

2016 Christmasfest on  Hart Street

Dec. 9 – 11

http://hartstreetpottery.com

6342, 6344, 6346 Hart St.

Fort Worth, TX 76112

https://www.facebook.com/Hart-Street-Pottery-122034007836260

You are invited to celebrate this festive season with us at our annual Christmasfest on Hart Street. Find beautifully hand crafted gifts to give or collect. Share some holiday fare. Bring family …

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Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017 with juror Benito Huerta

Texas National 2017 Art Competition & Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: April 8 – June 10, 2017.  

DEADLINE January 22, 2017                        

The Juror: Benito Huerta

Awards: 1st – $2,000; 2nd – $1,000; 3rd – $500; Honorable Mentions

Eligibility: TEXAS NATIONAL COMPETITION & EXHIBITION 2017 …

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Allen Arts Festival 2017 – Calling All Artists

Allen Arts Festival 2017 will be held during the Mother’s Day weekend, May 12-17 at Watters Creek, a popular shopping and dining destination in Allen, just north of Dallas. About 100 juried artists, local and regional, representing art in 14 media categories will have their booths lined up along the streets in front of …

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2016 ECAA Membership Show Winners

Best of Show – Tina Bohlman

Wet Media: Level I

First Place – Jeff Ott

Second Place – Steve Miller

Third Place – Olivette Hubler

Third Place – Burl Sloan

Honorable Mention –

Brenda Klein

Honorable Mention –

Candace Faber

Honorable Mention –

Jana Jennings Wet Media: Level II

First Place – Mary Brooks

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Kent Wallis Solo Exhibition at Southwest Gallery Dec. 10

Southwest Gallery cordially invites you to meet

KENT WALLIS

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH from 1-5pm and experience his latest creations!

Kent’s superbly executed paintings blend the schools of romantic realism and impressionism. Self-taught, his develoment as an artist was instinctive, his use of color and composition lend themselves to an incredible beauty which reflects intensity, and …

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DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART announces ART BALL Chairs Ann and Lee Hobson and reveals theme, “ALL THAT GLITTERS,” for 52nd ANNUAL GALA April 22, 2017

The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) recently announced local philanthropists Ann and Lee Hobson will serve as chairs of the 2017 Art Ball and unveiled “All That Glitters” as the theme of the annual fundraiser, which will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Museum in downtown Dallas. Proceeds from the event will …

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Art, Beats & Lyrics Tour is Coming to Dallas, Texas With Special Guests Jan. 13, 2017

It’s been over 3 years since the Art, Beats & Lyrics tour has stopped in Dallas, Texas and now Dallasites get a chance to attend the tour that is “redefining the live hip hop and art show experience”. This event will be held at Gilley’s Dallas Friday January 13.

What is the Art, Beats …

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Opening Reception for Nicholas Troilo’s solo exhibition Dec. 10

Nicholas Troilo Experiments in Black & White

December 9 – 31, 2016

Opening Reception:  Saturday, December 10, 5-8 pm

A conversation on Saturday, December 17 at 3 pm

Troilo’s solo exhibition confronts the increasing distractions generated by our interactions with digital technology.

Haley-Henman proudly announces the solo exhibition of new works by Nicholas Troilo, titled …

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Brookhaven College Student Art Sale & Fundraiser Dec 7

The Art Kids at Brookhaven College Are Crazy/Busy Gearing Up For Their ONLY Student Art Sale and Fundraiser Of The Year!

And when I say “Kids,” I mean students aged from 17-75!
Something fabulous is going on at Brookhaven College! The energy is palpable- the music is blasting in the sculpture …

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ART7’s 2017 Call For Art & Artists in Residence

The ART7 Community Gallery, a satellite gallery to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, cordially invites all creative people, makers, creators, and world-shakers of any and every medium and manner to submit their works for our 2017 season. We also are providing the opportunity to apply to become one of our first two Artist …

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Belle Époque masters headline Heritage Auctions’ Fine European Art Auction Dec. 7

Works by notable French artists among coveted pictures in upcoming sale

DALLAS — The vitality and excitement of Belle Époque France, with its emphasis on elegance and fashion, modernity, urbanization, consumerism, color and creativity, is expressed in a host of masterworks by a fine array of blue-chip artists represented in Heritage Auctions’ Fine European …

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December 2016 at the Creative Arts Center + In the Community

Creative Arts Center of Dallas, 2360 Laughlin Drive, Dallas, TX 75228

http://www.creativeartscenter.org/  Tel: 214-320-1275  Email: info@creativeartscenter.org

Register Today for Spring 2017 Classes!

Classes are currently available for online registration! Take a look at what we have in store for the new year.

More info…

Purchase a Gift Certificate The holidays are here… Get creative and give a CAC gift …

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THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD – MEET THE LOCALS Dec. 10

November 11, 2016 – January 7, 2017

ARTIST TALK
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 6-8 pm

The work in this exhibit makes a notable reference to street culture, hip hop, politics, graffiti and anime. Some of the pieces have a very fine art flavor but have roots that sprang from graffiti and street art. …

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CADD’s Holiday Happy Hour Dec. 15

CADD Presents 3rd THURSDAYS Held at a CADD member gallery each month Join us on Thursday December 15th, from 5:30-7:30 pm for CADD’S HOLIDAY HAPPY HOUR!   Holly Johnson Gallery & Cris Worley Fine Arts 1845 Levee Street @ Turtle Creek Boulevard Suites #100 and #110 Dallas Texas 75207 US RSVP HERE Familiarize yourself with …

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Artist Talk with Jay Bailey Dec. 10 at JM Gallery

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Join JM Gallery Saturday, December 10 at 12 for an artist talk featuring Jay Bailey where he will discuss his body of work currently on display.

Jay Bailey’s paintings and drawings are full of life. Fluid contour lines layered with puddles and washes of color appear, on one level, just as the materials they are—charcoal …

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Plein Air Southwest Salon 2017 call for entries

Entries are now being accepted for Plein Air Southwest Salon 2017.

Visit the OPS website for more information and the prospectus.

Enter online:  Plein Air Southwest Salon 2017

https://onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=8686 

PASW 2017 Juror is Kenn Erroll Backhaus. The exhibit is held at Southwest Gallery in Dallas,

CALENDAR:
Entry deadline: January 8, 2017
Acceptance …

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Local Art Reviews / News & Videos Dec. 2, 2016

We provide a weekly or biweekly round-up of locally published visual art reviews, art stories and videos. Art News DFW’s guide serves to promote the local artists, galleries and art organizations in North Texas.Please email artnewsdfw@gmail.com if you wish to contribute a link, write a review or help with our round-up.

Let the River …

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“Playing with Color” Adult Art Classes

Adult Art Classes with Niki Gulley

Playing with Color

Through guidance, encouragement and suggestion, learn how to create gorgeous paintings. Bring your favorite medium and develop your skills in oils, acrylics, watercolors or pastels.

6 Tuesdays, Jan. 24th – Feb. 28th

10 am – 1 pm • $300

7 – 9 pm • $200

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Let’s Paint Italy! Oil Painting Workshop in Grapevine, Texas

January 27 & 28, 2017

Chris Brandley

Join me for this fun, 2 day workshop where we will paint Impressionistically in the Alla Prima (wet into wet) style. I will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy. We will work on technique, color …

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Near & Far & Up & Down – Opening Reception Dec. 8 at Artspace111

It's a Small World, William Greiner, Collage on panel, 12 x 12”
Little Gem No. 2, Nancy Lamb, Inkjet print on metal

Near & Far & Up & Down
William Greiner & Nancy Lamb

Opening Reception | Thursday, December 8, 2016 | 5:00pm to 8:30pm

Exhibition on Display | December 8, 2016 – February 4, 2017

From the latest edition of 360 West: “Near & Far & Up & Down flips expectations by showing the paintings and mixed-media …

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Holiday Member Show and Reception in Forney

Forney Arts Council Visual Artists

present their

Holiday Member Show and Reception

View featured artworks from our member artists November 16-January 27

At Crumbzz European Bistro

212 S. Bois D’Arc

Forney, Texas

Open daily until 2:00 pm and 3:00 on weekends

 

Reception Friday, December 2, 2016 6:00-7:30 pm

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The Book Forest Installation at the Irving Arts Center

The Book Forest Installation, Irving Arts Center December 1, 2016 – January 29, 2017 ARTIST TALK Dec. 10, 1:00pm Artists VET and Sheila Cunningham join forces to showcase the power of trees and books, contemplating the transitional phases of both. Their installation transforms the Focus Gallery into a forest of altered books that have …

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A conversation with with Midge Lynn, plus a party! Dec. 3 at Haley-Henman

MIDGE LYNN

SYNECDOCHE

NOVEMBER 3 – DECEMBER 4, 2016

A conversation with Midge Lynn and a party!
Sunday, December 4, at 3 pm

HALEY-HENMAN at Gallery 422
422 Singelton Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75212

A conversation and closing party:  Sunday, December 4 at 3 pm

Midge Lynn works in oil …

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Women & Their Work Call For Solo Exhibition Proposals due Dec. 16

Women & Their Work seeks artists who create inventive, high-caliber contemporary art that breaks new ground or proposes innovative approaches to form and content. Women & Their Work requests applications for our 2017-2018 Solo Exhibition Series.

Selections are based on an evaluation of the work you submit; we look for a strong, consistent aesthetic …

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Nutcrackers: Keller Public Arts Christmas Show

“Nutcrackers” is the theme of the first Keller Public Arts Christmas show at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller TX 76248.  Make the exhibit one of your holiday destinations. The show will be on display, December 1st through the 22nd, Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

Meet the artist, Crys Gorman, …

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Art and Nature in the Middle Ages opens Dec. 4 at the DMA

Spanning the 12th to early 16th centuries, Art and Nature in the Middle Ages explores the diverse modes of expression and variety of representations of nature in European medieval art, whether plant or animal, sacred or profane, real or imagined, highlighting the continuities and changes. The exhibition, featuring work from the Musée de Cluny, …

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Geometric MADI Arcadia Salon Dec. 8 with Juergen Strunck

An Arcadia Salon accompanying the exhibit featuring the prints of Juergen Strunck will take place Thursday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Geometric MADI.

The exhibit, A Dance: Color, Symmetry, and Paper, runs through January 22, 2017.

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, 3109 Carlisle Street , Dallas, TX 75204

http://www.geometricmadimuseum.org/

Strunck studied at the …

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La Virgen de Guadalupe Reception Dec. 3

The 21st Annual La Virgen de Guadalupe

Art Exhibition Curated by Jose Vargas

December 3, 2016 – January 6, 2017
Reception this Saturday: December 3, 2016 6:00pm-8:00pm
Oak Cliff Cultural Center  223 W. Jefferson Boulevard Dallas, TX 75208

This popular annual exhibition honors The Virgen de Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico. Since 1992, …

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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE at Artists’ Showplace Gallery on Saturday, December 3

‘Tis the season for our annual Holiday Open House. Join us on Saturday, December 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., for live music, complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres, and the exciting kickoff of our Dazzling December Deals, when we’ll be offering 20% off all artwork through the end of the year (some exclusions …

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CuteFest Holiday Art Market Dec. 10

Holiday Art Market 2016 has been canceled due to impending bad weather. We  have merged with CuteFest to bring you a bigger and better event!

Over 30 artists showing handmade holiday decorations, paintings and jewelry. Complimented by live music from Tikki Torches and SoulShine. We will host a small pet beauty pageant and pet …

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“Trans Dimensional Acquisitions” Holidaze at MFA Gallery Dec. 3

https://www.facebook.com/events/1613602022269926/

MFA gallery 419 N Tyler St, Dallas, TX 75208

Saturday, Dec. 3rd 6pm-9pm

Matt Bagley’s pan-dimensional archaeology travels have spanned past and future. This will be the last opportunity to see and hear about the cyborg conflict that morphs spacebug and robot traditions to create a new hybrid culture.

There will be performances …

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