Yellow Challenge entry, Sharon Giles

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Title: Tea With Lemon
Sharon Giles

Yellow and purple is one of my favorite color combinations — it’s a natural value contrast since yellow is the light hue and purple the dark. I kept the purple to the red side so as to have a warmer painting. Sharon Rose Giles SharonGilesArt.com

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Encaustic Pouring, Carving and Drips Workshop with Brett July 26

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Pouring, Carving and Drips Workshop with Brett
Saturday, July 26th noon to 3:00 $50.00 (space is limited to 8)
In this mini workshop participants will be shown various ways to pour wax into their works with exciting color combinations, then carve away and build up with texture and drips. These techniques will …

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Pat Kochan watercolor talk and demo July 26

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If you love art & Dallas history, enjoy a special look at Pat Kochan’s Dallas paintings and watch as she demonstrates her watercolor painting technique live at the library.

This is a free event, open to the public, hosted by Lochwood Branch Library Friends. http://lochwoodlibraryfriends.org/06/pat-kochan-watercolorist-author-july-26-2014-100/2367

 

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YouTube: Weekly Update July 21

Art News DFW follows more than 150 YouTube channels devoted to arts and crafts. To view the list, click here. To see our Video Playlists, click here. Email moderator@artgroupsdfw.com with suggestions for other channels to follow, or videos to include in our playlists.

Highlights this week:

Contemporary Acrylic Art Lesson with Russell Kereama
My Day …

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O’Keefe Workshop on Relief Sculpture

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The O’Keefe Studio

Special Topic Fall Sculpture Session, 2014

The Art of Relief Sculpture

This workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to develop an understanding of all aspects of the art of relief sculpture.  The workshop will be led by artist, Michael O’Keefe.  The workshop will begin with a presentation in which Michael …

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Opening for BLACK at White Space Gallery July 25

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BLACK

White Space is proud to announce BLACK, its latest exhibit; featuring the artwork of Michael Christopher Matson and Laura Drapac.. Through their individual uses of non-existent space, bold lines or contrasting colors to create definition, BLACK becomes the common denominator between their works and styles; and inspires the title for this exhibit. The …

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Ro2 – 5 photographers; Chaos! 2014; GENIE VISIONS by Joshua Banks

On View and Upcoming 5 photographers

Chris Bramel, Tuba Koymen, Tammy McNary, Adam Neese,
and Byrd Williams IV

July 14- August 28, 2014

The Gallery at Visit Addison!  [MAP]
Visitor Information and Artisan Center
5100 Belt Line Road, Ste. 400
Dallas, Texas 75254

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday July 18, 6-9pm
RSVP to jordan@ro2art.com

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Adult Workshops at Oil & Cotton

Oil & Cotton

Register at http://www.oilandcotton.com

info@oilandcotton.com 837 W. 7th Street, Dallas, Texas 75208 214.942.0474

Oil and Cotton opened in September 2010. Our hands-on classes are taught by professionals with knowledge of traditional and contemporary practice. We provide creative space for education, exhibition, performance and exchange between the public and the art community.

July …

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Call for Entries: Paint Rowlett Plein Air Juried Art Competition

Eligibility

Open to all artists 18 years and older, using any fine art media; oil, acrylic, collage, pen & ink, watercolor, pencil, etc. Blank canvases and other blank art surfaces will be stamped on Sat., Sept. 20th at registration, when you will pick up your map showing ten selected …

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Grand Prairie Senior Show in August

The Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is sponsoring an art show for active senior citizens at the historic Uptown Theater from August 5 through August 31, 2014.  The show will feature  paintings, photography, zentangle, origami, jewelry, wood carving, pottery,  and stained glass created in parks department classes. The reception will be Thursday, …

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Yellow Challenge entry, Muriel Mimura

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Title: Fritillary and Tall Coneflower
Size: 10” x 8”
Muriel Mimura

Muriel Mimura
muriel.mcguire@sbcglobal.net

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Yellow Challenge entry, Maribel Villarreal

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Yellow 1
Maribel Villarreal

I started painting the Eiffel Tower, last year, I painted it in different colors, this expressed how the Paris Icon makes me feel, I had always wanted to go to Paris France, so what better way to pay for the trip than to paint the tower, in …

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Yellow Challenge entry, Herb Reed

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Painting in Yellow
Herb Reed

The title is “Painting in Yellow.” Yellow is a difficult color to use as the dominant color, as it’s value range is limited. I sought to make the painting all about yellow — warms and cools, lights and darks.

artist:
Herb Reed
herbreedwatercolors.com
herbreedwatercolors.blogspot.com

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Yellow Challenge entry, Brinkman

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Title: “Golden”
Size: 25″x25″x3″
Medium: Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas

  • Yellow is warmth, bright, love and that clear in the head feeling. That is what yellow means to me.
  • I use it to brighten, create an amber to warm the scene in my pieces.
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Yellow Challenge entry, Ann Hardy

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Chick Filet
12″ x 16″
Oil
by Ann Hardy

The title of this yellow painting is “Chick Filet”. My Sister had sent me filets for Christmas and I bought this pot from a fellow artist, Arlene Taylor, that she had made. Put the two together for the title. Why did …

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UPWARDS Challenge Winners

Announcing our UPWARDS Challenge Winners!

  • Debra LaLumia / 37 – First Place
  • Jack Ritter / 32 – Second Place
  • Rebecca Reagan Boatman / 29 – Third Place

(Shares counted on July 18th, 2014)
Thank you to everyone that entered the challenge.
The YELLOW Art Challenge starts now!

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2014 Creative Arts competition at the State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas is pleased to bring you the Creative Arts competition information for 2014. For each department’s sections, rules and entry guidelines, and entry forms, see http://bigtex.com/creativearts/handbook/. Be sure to study the rules and requirements for this year’s competitions.

The State Fair offers more than 1,100 categories in 12 departments to be entered …

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CHAOS!! at Ro2

Please join us Saturday night as we present CHAOS a curated exhibition of small works, featuring over 100 Ro2 Artists and guests. The show consists of work in virtually every medium, all presented on an intimate scale.

After a dynamite inaugural year, the eponymous show returns to create another technicolor playground of artistic synthesis.
Work will …

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2014 Art Hop deadline Aug. 22

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2014 Art Hop
Seventh Edition!
Categories: 2D, 3D, Printmaking and Photography Best of Show Prize: $1,000 Cash + $250 Gift Certificate from Jerry’s Artarama and + $250 Gift Certificate from Ampersand. People’s Choice Award: $250 Awards for each individual category: First Place; $500 Cash Second Place: $300 Cash Third Place: $200 Cash Judges …

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2014 9×12 Works on Paper Show

The FWCAC announces an open call for entries: 2014 9 x 12 Works on Paper Show December 5-26, 2014.  Artworks on or of paper or paper products may be any size, but MUST fit in a 9 x 12 envelope; folded, 3D or multi-part OK.  Unmatted, unframed photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media, …

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Family Funday and Art Connection Awards at the Irving Arts Center

Make art for Family Funday
14th Annual Art Connection Membership & Kids’ Works exhibitions
Art Connection winners. 
Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062
Sunday, July 20 l 2 – 4 p.m. l Main Gallery & Suite 200 l Free

http://www.irvingartscenter.com

from Irving Art Center’s e-news

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St. Matthew’s Cathedral Arts Sept. – Oct. 2014

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Cathedral is located at 5100 Ross Avenue, one mile east of the Dallas Arts District.  See CathedralArtsDallas.org for more information or call 214-887-6552.

ART EXHIBITION Thursday, September 11, 2014 – Sunday, November 23, 2014

“The Cycles of the Fig Tree” – Carlos Cázares

Carlos Cázares is a Mexican visual artist specializing in the disciplines …

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Texas Sculpture Juried Show at Rachel Nash July 26

TEXAS SCULPTURE ASSOCIATION

A Juried Exhibition of the Texas Sculpture Association featuring 22 artists at Rachel Nash Gallery 2646 Main Street, Dallas TX 76226  in the heart of the Deep Ellum arts scene. http://rachelnashgallery.com

July 26 – August 31, 2014

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 26, 2014 8 – 10 p.m.

http://www.txsculpture.com

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Gallery at Midtown ARTwalk July 19

Experience the “Magic” that is Midtown ARTwalk!

FREE Admission, Entertainment, and Spirits!
Open Artist Studios and Galleries
Saturday, July 19, 2014  6-10 pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/301290023372362/?ref=4

Gallery At Midtown & Artist Studios
Valley View Center
13331 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75240

Web: www.GalleryAtMidtown.com
Phone: (469)374-0491
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FWCAC July Exhibits

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
Hours: M-SAT 9AM – 5PM

Website: fwcac.com

New In the Galleries

July 11 – August 23

Focus Gallery One

Constructed Contents 

Shelley Scott and Delaney Smith have created a dialogue between sculpture and utility, raising questions between form and function. MORE

Focus Gallery Two

The Long …

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AIGA DFW Fresh Meet: Brett Bowden

Plan to be inspired. Join us for Fresh Meet with Brett Bowden on July 22nd!

AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. Join us for our next event and plan to be inspired and motivated to do what you do best.

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Big Thought’s Creative Solutions Art Exhibit at Dear Clark Hair Studio

Dear Clark Hair Studio Partners with  Big Thought’s Creative Solutions Art Program Supporting At-risk Teens  DALLAS, TX –  Dear Clark Hair Studio, along with Erica and Trey Kuppin, will host an art exhibit featuring pieces from talented at-risk teens who participate in Big Thought’s Creative Solutions Program. The event will be held Thursday, August 7th from …

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Workshops at Trinity Arts Guild: Bob Seeley and Pam Oldham

Bud Seeley Collage Workshop

Available to TAG Members Only

(join TAG now1)

Each Wednesday 9am to Noon

  • July 23
  • July 30
  • August  6 
  • August 13

TAG members may participate in this workshop for a $25.00 registration fee.  You may either pay by check to Trinity Arts Guild Attn Programs and …

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NEIMAN MARCUS WINDOW PROJECT

NEIMAN MARCUS WINDOW PROJECT

Five exhibitions in the historic downtown flagship store

Curated by Oil and Cotton Creative Exchange

 

Neiman Marcus Downtown

1618 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75201

July 7 – August 17, 2014

 

Five exhibitions with Dallas-area artists are on display in five storefront windows along Ervay and Main Street …

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2014 Wildlife & Domestic Animal Juried Art Competition call for entries

2014 13th Annual Wildlife & Domestic Animal Juried Art Competition

AUGUST 31 – SEPTEMBER 25, 2014

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association at Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving TX

2014 marks the thirteenth year Irving Art Association has held a special competition on wildlife and/or domestic animal art. Any animal species will be considered …

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21st Annual New Texas Talent – Craighead Green Gallery

21st Annual New Texas Talent – Craighead Green Gallery

Saturday, August 9th – August 30th

OPENING RECEPTION WITH MANY ARITSTS IN ATTENDANCE AUGUST 9, 5-8pm

CRAIGHEAD-GREEN GALLERY, 1011 Dragon Street DALLAS, TEXAS 75207, 214.855.0779   scot@craigheadgreen.com, krcjr@aol.com,    www.craigheadgreen.com       

 

Conceived in 1994 by Craighead Green Gallery, New Texas Talent is designed to introduce and promote emerging visual artists …

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Fresh Ideas Show 2014 entries due July 19 & 20

The Visual Art League of Lewisville announces a call for entries for the Fresh Ideas Show 2014

The Visual Art of Lewisville, Texas is pleased to announce a call for entries for the Fresh Ideas Juried Members Show to be held at the MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery in Lewisville, Texas July 26 through …

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Call to Artists: Art in the Metroplex

CALL TO ARTISTS

Art in the Metroplex Juried Exhibition

Deadline: August 25, 2014

Art in the Metroplex is back!  After a brief hiatus, TCU has handed over the reins of the Art in the Metroplex exhibit to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, so this decades-long tradition of a multi-county show will continue on.

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Hidden World of WWI

Hidden World of WWI on display thru July 25 at One Arts Plaza

Dallas Doctor, Artist and Explorer Dr. Jeffrey Gusky Presents a Collection of Images Never Seen Before

Selected pieces of The Hidden World of WWI collection will be on display in the commercial lobby of One Arts Plaza …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – July 14

Art News DFW follows more than 150 YouTube channels devoted to arts and crafts. To view the list, click here. To see our Video Playlists, click here. Email moderator@artgroupsdfw.com with suggestions for other channels to follow, or videos to include in our playlists.

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Art This Week-Meadows Museum-The Spanish Gesture
Sheep on …

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