FIVE IN MOTION: Women Artists of Venezuela at the Geometric Madi

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VALA’s Splash of Color – Reception July 25

A colorful splash of artwork and sculptures in all mediums by VALA members and local artists, Hanging date extended through July 31, 2020.

Artist reception, Saturday, July 25th 6-8 pm at the Historic Cotton Mill of McKinney, 610 Elm St. McKinney TX

Gallery is open weekdays from 9am-5pm, and on Saturdays when no private …

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Join Us for TCA’s Free Professional Development Webinar: Creative Borrowing Solutions July 8

Free Professional Development Webinar SeriesPlease join us for a webinar on:Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM CDT Register now!  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6960227870158022415  

  Creative Borrowing Solutions
The pandemic that is raging across America has had a profound impact on arts organizations in Texas. The urgency of these times calls for different solutions to the financial problems …

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ECAA Meeting July 6

Ellis County Art Association (Waxahachie)
https://www.elliscountyart.net/
We will re-start our 1st Monday get-togethers

***MONDAY, JULY 6, 2020***
DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 pm  PROGRAM BEGINS AT 6:30 PM ~ NO MINI SHOW ~ 

Everyone in attendance must wear a face covering (mask, bandana, etc).  If you forget to “mask up”, we will have a limited number of masks on hand.  Wearing a …

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Dallas Arts COVID Impact News Release

DALLAS ARTS & CULTURE COVID-19 LOSSES TOP $33M COMMUNITY SURVEY SHOWS 649 JOBS IMPACTED

Both Numbers Expected to Climb, Cultural Ecosystem at Risk

(DALLAS) The nonprofit Dallas arts and cultural community suffered $33.65M in financial losses in the first 2 1⁄2 months of COVID-19 related closures, including layoffs or furloughs of 649 artists …

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The Artist’s Circle Gallery Call for Art: FOOD – deadline July 15

Food- Present food in a creative way. From subject to statement food has played a role in all art forms. Let Cezanne’s chunky apples and oranges to Wayne Thiebaud’s pastel cakes and pies inspire your own food creations of artwork.

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, July 15th at midnight

Notification and Publication Date: Saturday, August 1st, 2020

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SWS Preview Party July 12th

All the eligible entries submitted by our deadline of June 30th for the 54th Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS) Annual Membership Exhibition will be included in this slide festival! The show itself opens Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – Blue House Too Gallery, 4:00-8:00 pm with an Awards Reception on Sunday, September 27, 4:00-6:00 pm.

On …

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“Us: What divides us and what unites us?” International Online Call for Entries

Founded in 1976, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC is seeking entries for an international online juried show “Us: What divides us and what unites us?” scheduled to exhibit online September 11 – October 30, 2020.

Jurors:
Kimberli Gant, PhD, McKinnon Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
– Kristen Hileman, Independent Curator …

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Picturing Home: DCP’s Online Juried Competition – deadline now July 5

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SUNDAY, JULY 5!

Home is both a place and a state of mind. It can be comforting or challenging, personal or communal, but always evocative. For many of us the idea and reality of home is changing. Our schedules, our relationships and the way we interact with our family and neighbors are …

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VAL’s Fresh Ideas 2020 Competition – deadline extended to July 7

It’s Here!  The Visual Art League of Lewisville is calling for entries
to the Premier Fresh Ideas 2020 competition.

JULY 18 to AUGUST 15 2020

Entry deadline is 6/30/20 – now July 7th.  This event will take place from
7/18/20-8/15/20 at the MCL Grand Theater Gallery, 100 N. Charles Street
in Lewisville.

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MillHouse Summer Art & Music Fest call for artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS! Music for the Mind and Art for the Soul. We’re so excited – Engage Collin County is partnering with McKinney Cotton Mill and MillHouse Foundation for our MillHouse Summer Art & Music Fest. Indoor Juried Art Fest Sat and Sun, Aug. 29-30 from Noon – 6pm. Outdoor Music Fest Sun, Aug 30 …

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2nd Annual Americana Art Exhibit & Competition with Cash Awards – call for entries – extended to July 18

It’s happening again! ART House is hosting the 2nd annual Americana professional art exhibit and competition. Submit your art that represents Americana. Be creative and bold, after all this is the Home of the Brave and the Land of the Free!

Winners and select exhibitors will be showing their art at the Art House Gallery …

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Afrik(HER) Exhibition

The wait is over get back to your roots by coming to the Afrik(HER) exhibit.

Afrik(HER), the second solo exhibition from Johnavich serves as an homage to the African diaspora and the connection to the motherland or mother Africa. As a follow up to Blacker the Berry exhibition featured at the African American Museum, this …

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Claffey Workshop: Monotypes at the Encaustic Center July 26

Debra Claffey’s 3 Hour Zoom – In – Person Hybrid: Tabletop Monotypes with Oil Paint and R&F Blending Medium at The Encaustic Center!

Hi friends! Please join me for this wonderful in-person group workshop at The Encaustic Center and Bonny Studio designed just for us by Debra Claffey who will be Zooming in!

Printing without …

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Arts Council of Tarrant County: New exhibitions + new public art + online events

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center, a program of the Arts Council of Fort Worth, will open with regular business hours beginning Wednesday, July 1. Our first priority is the health and safety of our visitors and staff and we are committed to reopening responsibly. The Arts Council is asking visitors to adhere to local ordinances …

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$550.00 Innovate Grants — Call for Artists + Photographers

Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2020 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information and …

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Great Tips before Buying an Indian Art Online

Buying an Indian art may seem simple until you are duped into buying a fake and wasting your hard earned cash on an imitation. Whether it is your first time buying a piece of art or you are a regular buyer, it is imperative to never lower your guard, because, with a blink of an …

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Lindy Chambers paintings and Luke Sides sculpture at Valley House Gallery

Lindy Chambers

TWO EXHIBITIONS OPEN JUNE 27:

“Lindy Chambers: Obscura” and “Luke Sides: A Gluttonous Past” will open Saturday, June 27. Meet the Artists by appointment on Saturday, June 27, 11:00am-5:00pm.

Both exhibitions will be on view Monday-Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm, through August 15. We will be closed July 4th to celebrate Independence Day. .Call …

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Rainbow Vomit Invites Guests to Escape in the Sanctuary SHARE

Rainbow Vomit, Dallas’ #1 rated immersive art exhibit, has cautiously reopened its doors for public and private tours on a newly imagined experience titled “Sanctuary.” This creative refuge will transport guests to a new realm of visual splendor and relaxation that combines many mediums of art into a fun and moving artistic experience. A trip …

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Irving Arts Center: Galleries Re-Opening Update – Delayed

UPDATE

In the interest of safety for visitors and staff, the decision has been made to delay the opening of Irving Arts Center’s galleries, which had previously been scheduled to open to the public July 1.

While a revised opening date has not been set, Irving Arts Center will continue to offer virtual …

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Get to Know the Artists at The Mix

Did you know there is a growing artist community in the East Dallas neighborhood of Little Forest Hills? Located in The Mix at White Rock United Methodist Church are 13 artists creating art and teaching art classes!
The Mix is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19. Until we are back open we wanted to …

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Cristina Fitch: Summertime Memories July 9 at Giddens Gallery

Christina’s Reception & Show

“Summertime Memories”
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

Christina’s Show
July 09 – 18, 2020
Gallery open Tuesday – Saturday
11:00am – 6:00pm

Come in and meet Christina July 11 6pm – 9pm

View additional work by Christina – https://giddensgallery.com/product-category/christina-fitch/

If you have never been to Giddens Gallery you owe it to …

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Deep Ellum Outdoor Market July 4th

Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 12 PM – 6 PM
100-199 N Crowdus St, Dallas, Texas 75226
https://www.facebook.com/events/261415018443882

***FREE EVENT*** 30+ VENDORS**PET & FAMILY FRIENDLY**

LIVE MUSIC LOCAL ART – FOOD & SHOPPING

Live Music from DJ Crash

SPONSORS:
The Wits End and will be providing electricity and public facilities.

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The Bakhita Prize for the Visual Arts

As a Catholic arts magazine, we find ourselves wondering what we can bring to the table during our country’s current crisis. The shocking death of George Floyd has shaken not just the United States but the whole world, reminding us starkly of how far we still are from seeing each other’s infinite dignity as children …

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Art Room Open Call for Entry – deadline August 1st

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2020. https://www.artroomfw.org/what-we-do/exhibition#submissions

Synopsis: “It is a fact that people of color, and more specifically Black people, are the most underrepresented group in the art world. We find ourselves questioning our importance and our voices to be understood outside of the white gaze and white space. I find this to be …

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Call for Entry: Correspondence – FREE!

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2020

Synopsis: In collaboration with Lone Star Letter Writers, Art Room announces a new call for entry for the virtual exhibition, Correspondence.

The exhibit will celebrate the art of letter writing. Curated by Lone Star Letter Writers, the show will consist of 20 to 50 pieces of original art from submissions …

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TVAA’s Works on Paper entry deadline July 3

TVAA “Works on Paper” Online Exhibition

This works on paper theme can encompass collage, printmaking, painting, etching, and more in unique ways. These can be 2D and 3D with paper as the primary focus and/or medium of the artwork. Get creative with your ability to work with paper and present it in a unique way! …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Creating in Color II

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
http://www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
August 10 – 14, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Age:
5–8

Description:
Color is one of the seven basic building blocks of art along with Line, Form, Shape, Value, Space, and Texture. During Creating in Color, students will learn color theory, evaluate the use of color in fine art, and create …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Exploring Abstraction

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
August 3 – 7, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Age:
9–12

Description:
Exploring abstraction comes easily to young artists. Children naturally create freely and abstractly! This summer camp provides an inspiration space for students to flourish through experimentation and creative expression.

Exploring …

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Virtual Summer Camp: The Future is Female II

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
August 3 – 7, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Age:
9–12

Description:
Inspired by the many amazing female artists from the past and present who have greatly impacted art and culture, The Future is Female will utilize a variety of media to explore the foundations of art and design.

In this …

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Frida Kahlo and Texture Painting – July free classes

Frida Kahlo and texture painting with Leticia Garcia
Wed. in July 8th & 22nd : 7pm to 9pm. BILINGUAL!

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Basic painting class inspired by the work of Frida Kahlo. We will work our creativity doing different textures with …

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Pinturas Manualidad Julio 8 & 22

Clases de arte en Espanol – Lupita Padilla

Wed., July 8 & 22 | El Miércoles, Julio 8 & 22
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Irving Art Association

Pintura Decorada con botones y pintura tematica del dia y la noche con pintura acrilica.
Painting Decorated with buttons and theme painting of …

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Art Lollapalooza in July: Art Relaxation/Mindfulness Workshops

Friday, July 10th & 24th

7-9pm Fridays at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association (IAA).

Tough week? – IAA’s Art Relaxation/Mindfulness workshops will relax your mind with mindfulness quietness.

Afterwards, discover your creativity with painting, drawing, collage, and journaling.

REGISTER (age: 17+ only) …

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Jewelry Making with Sarah Murphy: Free Classes in July

Dates: Thursday evenings, July 9th & 23rd – 7 PM – 9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Bring your prettiest beads to this class and learn the wrapped wire loop method which turns a bead, or several beads, into a lovely charm, earring, …

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(Un)Common Collage 4-Week Virtual Class

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Abbie Stellar
astellar@icloud.com
www.abbiestellar.com

Dates:
4-Week Class
Wednesdays | July 1 – 22, 2020
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Google Meet

Age:
Adult (18+)

Level:
Beginner to Advanced

Description:
A pencil, some scissors, glue, an image, and boxed cereal are left in a room.

What comes out of it?

ART!

In this 4-week class, we’ll explore how we can make …

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