Soft Seduction opening May 18 at Bivins Gallery

Bivins Gallery is pleased to present Soft Seduction, an exhibition of works by Moscow-based artists Lidia Vitkovskaya and Denis Mikhaylov. Inspired by Pablo Picasso’s belief that “it is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction,” the exhibition reflects the artists’ relationships with their own works and passions.  Lidia and Denis explore seduction …

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Coming to the Geometric MADI: Augmented Reality, the Mobile Tagging Art of Pedro Morales and the Sculptures of Miguel Prypchan

Opening April 27 at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art in Uptown Dallas, a new show will introduce the city to the engaging works of two Venezuela-born artists, Pedro Morales and Miguel Prypchan.

Morales uses the aesthetics of fractals and geometric abstraction to investigate the ubiquity of mobile technology in today’s life. Morales …

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Pooran Lashini workshop: Geometric Patterns in Middle Eastern Art & Culture Sept. 1 &2

Patterns in Middle Eastern Art & Culture

Workshop by Pooran Lashini

Saturday, September 1st & Sunday, September 2nd, 2018  9:30 am – 4:00 pm

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

Cost: $60 for two days – handouts included. Both days …

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Learn More About the Dallas Cultural Plan Phase One Insights April 20

Join us at Meadows Conference Center or online for our next Dallas Cultural Plan Webinar! We will share findings from Phase One of the Dallas Cultural Planning process, including key findings from 6 months of community engagement and additional research from comparable cities. See the presentation in person, or watch it via Facebook Live through …

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Hands on Public Art Workshop April 21 at the Latino Cultural Center

Join us on April 21st!

Artists’ Hands on Public Art Workshop

8:30am – 4pm

Latino Cultural Center
2600 Live Oak St, Dallas, Texas 75204

Learn to navigate the Public Art Process with ease and success!Who: The North Texas Public Art Administrators are working together to bring training to artists in the region with an …

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Valley House Opening Receptions: ALLISON GILDERSLEEVE: High Frequency, and ANNE C. WEARY: True to Nature

Two exhibitions, ALLISON GILDERSLEEVE: High Frequency, and ANNE C. WEARY: True to Nature, open with a reception, Saturday, April 28, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Allison Gildersleeve will give an artist talk earlier in the day, at 11:00am. Anne Weary will give an artist talk on May 5, at 11:00am. View images of paintings and drawings in these …

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“Your Definition of Gender in Society” – TVAA Gallery call for art

Artists have been addressing through artwork the ideology and issues of the definition of gender especially as the women’s movement gained momentum in the 1960’s, Gay rights in the 2000’s, and has gained international acknowledgment with the MeToo Movement. We have been challenged in what is gender, how do we define our roles, and …

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Spirit is Ageless Celebration April 21

In 1999, C. C. Young started celebrating the creativity of residents and the general public, age 55 and better. The Spirit is Ageless Celebration includes an art and writing contest, a special celebratory event, and an exhibit which continues to highlight ageless creativity and the willingness to share no matter the limitations.

4847 West Lawther …

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Landscape Workshop in Colored Pencil: June 2&3 with Noriko DeWitt

Landscape Workshop in Colored Pencil:

Master the art of creating landscape drawings using colored pencil with an award-winning colored pencil artist, Noriko DeWitt.

In this 2 day workshop you will learn how to:

  • use colors effectively to create dramatic scenes
  • add movement and textures using pencil strokes
  • interpret colors from the reference …

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Artist Linka Behn’s presentation “Grandmother’s Pearls and a Teacher’s Note: Connection and Direction,” at VAST on May 2

You are invited to a presentation by artist Linka Behn at the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST), on May 2nd, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. Behn’s presentation is entitled “Grandmother’s Pearls and a Teacher’s Note: Connection and Direction”.

Behn states, “I’ve always drawn. Born in SE Texas, and …

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Dwayne Szot to lead art activity at The Warren Center’s Celebration April 21

DALLAS (April 17, 2018)—The Warren Center, a nonprofit agency that advocates for and serves children impacted by developmental disabilities and their families, will celebrate its 50th birthday with a 50th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Richardson, 503 N. Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080. …

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TVAA Gallery Call For Guest Curators

Open call for Guest Curators for TVAA Gallery Art Exhibitions for 2018

Texas Visual Arts Association is a non-profit organization operated for the encouragement and enrichment of visual artists in all media. The primary goal of TVAA is to provide a venue for the education and exhibitions of professional artists as well as to …

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Obelisk Award Nominations due May 2

Business Council for the Arts formally honors companies and individuals whose contributions and achievements in the arts have made a profound impact in North Texas. You are invited to nominate a company and/or individual for awards in the following three categories:

1. Company Awards: The New Initiatives Award   |  The Arts Partnerships Award  (given to one  …

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CADD Presents 3rd Thursdays: April 19 at Galleri Urbane

CADD Presents 3rd THURSDAYS Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month at a CADD member gallery for Happy Hour! Thursday, April 19th, 5:30-7:00 pm CADD’S THIRD THURSDAY HAPPY HOUR! This month’s event will take place at Galleri Urbane Marfa + Dallas 2277 Monitor St Dallas, TX 75207 325.226.8015 www.GalleriUrbane.com RSVP Familiarize yourself with the …

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MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival April 19 – 22

MAIN ST. FORT WORTH ARTS FESTIVAL BRINGING THE “ART AND SOUL” OF TEXAS TO DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH FOR 33RD YEAR ON APRIL 19-22

Texas’ largest arts festival will bring together thousands in attendance to experience the finest in arts, music, food and culture

 

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (February 12, 2018) — MAIN ST. …

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Grapevine Art Projects: Juried Art Exhibit Reception April 21

GRAPEVINE ART PROJECT’S JURIED ART EXHIBIT APRIL 6-26
in the TOWER GALLERY
Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau,  
636 S. Main Street

The official opening of GAP’s Juried Exhibit in the Tower Gallery in the Grapevine Convention and Visitor’s center in Downtown Grapevine opens April 6, Friday and runs through April 26.  …

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Artists Showplace Gallery 2018-2019 Workshops

The Artists Showplace Gallery
2018-2019 Workshops

2018

Mark Whitmarsh
Pleasing Color Combinations (All Media)
September 20-22
$300
http://theartistsshowplace.com/mark-whitmarsh-workshop-2018

Kathy Elliott
Find a New Voice with Oil & Cold Wax
October 17-20
$385
http://theartistsshowplace.com/kathy-elliot-oil-wax

Karen Knutson
Watercolor & Charcoal Pour
November 1-4

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Artists ’Round Texas 16th Small Works Juried Art Show call for entries

Artists ’Round Texas 16th Small Works Juried Art Show

May 26 – August 18, 2018

2018 SHOW VENUE & DELIVERY OF ART Rowlett Annex Conference Bldg
4004 Main, Rowlett – Behind Rowlett City Hall

Open to all artists 16 years of age and older. NO ART OR PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES previously entered in past …

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VALA Events |Member Meeting April 18th | Bob Ross Workshop | Florescence Show

Hello VALA Members!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the VALA GALA!

http://www.valatx.org

Member Meeting Wednesday April 18th Bob Ross Style Workshop on April 20th Florescence Closing Reception on May 11th

This month we are having VALA member Stephani Childs teach us Mandala Dot Art! All materials provided!! Join us for our …

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Art Adventure Abroad to Denmark and Germany with Darla Bostick

Enjoy an Art Adventure Abroad to Denmark and Germany with Darla Bostick

Come with Darla to explore Denmark and Germany this summer (26 June-8 July). Our adventure begins in Copenhagen where we are staying at a  6-bedroom home as we sketch, photograph and paint. We will visit museums, picnic in parks and cruise through …

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Steve Uriegas (Fresh Landscapes) and Don Simmons at The Cove

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com
April 20-22:  Steve Uriegas:  Fresh Landscapes
April 27-28:  Don Simmons:  Road TripPlease scroll down for more information on this upcoming show.

Fresh Landscapes by Steve Uriegas

Friday, April 20, 6 – 9 pm
Saturday, April 21, 4 – 9 pm
Sunday, April 22, …

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Betty Carr Workshop at Shanley House Gallery | May 21-24

BETTY CARR WORKSHOP
Oil | Watercolor | Acrylic
May 21 – 24, 2018
$395 nonmembers ($375 LGAA members)

National artist Betty Carr, bettycarrfineart.com is coming to Granbury for a four-day oil | watercolor | acrylic workshop May 21 – 24, 2018 at the Shanley House Gallery. Betty is the author of instructional book …

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Don Andrews watercolor demo for SWA April 16

NEXT MEETING Monday, April 16, 2018 . The Society of Watercolor Artists meets every third Monday from September through May..  Time: 7pm. (6:00 art critique)

Location: University of North Texas Health Science Center, Bldg. 2 – Everett Hall, Fort Worth, TX 76107. For directions see website: http://www.swawatercolor.com/

The exciting news is our demo artist is Don …

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April 18th Receptions for “Results: Works from the UD Iron Pour” and “Interstices: Kelly O’Briant”

Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery at the University of Dallas: Please join us for 2 receptions in 1 night – April 18, 2018 5-7pm. For more information on all these events, email gallery@udallas.edu or call Christina Hayes Haley, the Gallery Manager at 972-721-5087.

Note: There is a lot of construction happening around us, so …

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Children’s Music and Art Festival in Carrollton, TX

The goal of this Festival is to provide exposure to aspiring musicians and amazing young artists of all levels. There will be awards given to top 3 performers or artists in each category, but most importantly- each participant will be provided with the written feedback to encourage their further growth and development as …

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Artifacts of Human Trafficking

There are just some things we don’t talk about…

Wilshire Baptist Church presents, 
Artifacts of Human Trafficking  

And you’re so numb by that point, no, not even numb-that’s not the right word, you’re gone, you’re soulless.  They own you, but not just …

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Craft Guild of Dallas Spring Show and Sale April 20 – 22

2018 SPRING SHOW AND SALE
Friday, April 20th at 10:00 AM to
Sunday, April 22nd at 4:00 PM
Craft Guild of Dallas at Midway Commons
3410 Midcourt Rd., Ste. 115, Carrollton
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Mother’s Day Paint & Plant Party May 6

Mother’s Day Paint & Plant Party

Looking for a one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day gift? Join local artist, Rachel Milliken, as she guides you through designing and painting your own, unique concrete planter. Wrap up your unique creation for Mom or give her the gift of a fun experience when you sign up together. You’ll start …

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Teta Smith demo on Abstraction April 17 in Irving

The April Irving Art Association Members Meeting will be held on the 3rd Tuesday evening, April 17 at 7pm. (The  gallery is closed on the 4th Tuesday for city maintenance this month.)

It will feature artist Teta Smith, who will give a demonstration on creating abstract paintings. In her words: “Have you ever wanted …

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Dallas Area Fiber Artists – April 23rd Meeting

April 23rd Meeting We meet at 5:30 p.m. for our mini workshop, The Basics of Needlelace, presented by Carrie Noess. $5. Please bring your Go-Kit with basic sewing supplies. Our member meeting starts at 6:45 p.m. We welcome spring with a program presented by Judy Cogan on The Origins of European Handmade Lace. Please see …

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FLORESCENCE: Visual Arts League of Allen (VALA) 2nd Annual Art Show

The Allen Arts Alliance announces Florescence: The Process of Flowering, the 2nd annual collective show featuring our talented local artists. The show is created and curated by the members of the Visual Arts League of Allen (VALA).

The show will open at the Allen Arts Alliance Blue House Too Gallery in Watters Creek on …

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Richardson Civic Art Society April 17 meeting: Frank Sowells demo on Acrylics

Our next meeting is April 17 at the Richardson Public Library, located on the southwest corner of Arapaho and Central Expressway.. The demo Artist for April will be Frank Sowells, demonstrating acrylics. For more about RCAS, see the website http://www.richardson-arts.org

Frank Sowells, Jr. was born to be an artist, winning his first art contest …

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48th Annual USA Film Festival, April 25-29, 2018

Meet the Stars at the 48th Annual USA Film Festival — one of the oldest, most respected film festivals in the world.  The 5-day festival event is open to the public and features filmmakers in attendance including master artists, mid-career filmmakers, and emerging talents.  Over half of all programs are free admission.

Festival Highlights Include:

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Dallas Art Fair April 13 – 15

April 13 – 15, 2018

https://www.dallasartfair.com

Friday, April 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM – Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM (CDT) Dallas, TX

Located at the Fashion Industry Gallery – adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the revitalized downtown arts district – the 2018 Dallas Art Fair will feature …

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Ro2 Art Downtown Pop-Up presents SIDESHOW | April 12-15, 2018

Expect the Unexpected: sights, sounds,
and art you’ll want to live with
,

Ro2 Art SIDESHOW April 12-15, 2018 Allison Belliveau-Proulx, Gillian Bradshaw-Smith, Mark Burt, Angel Cabrales, Chuck & George, Charles Clary, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Catherine Cornelius, Camilla Cowan, Ken Craft, Georganne Deen, Chance Dunlap, Cuyler Etheredge, Gary Farrelly, Nancy Ferro, Cheryl Finfrock, Adam …

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