Origami Cards – August 9th Meeting of Kaligrafos

The first meeting of the Kaligrafos season is August 9th with Rick Garlington presenting Origami Cards. Join us at the First United Methodist Church in Richardson, Room 207. We meet form 10-12 a.m. with a coffee / catch up time beginning at 9:30 a.m. For more about Kaligrafos, see the website at http://www.kaligrafos.com/

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Yellow Challenge entry, Jo Williams


Yellow and Breezy
22″ x 15″
Jo Williams

  • I love the challenge of painting with yellow. I have taught a whole session of classes in the summer titled Paint the Summer Yellow. We paint all yellow things
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Nasher Xchange press-worthy

The Nasher Sculpture Center presented Nasher XChange in 2013 and 2014, a dynamic public art exhibition consisting of 10 newly–commissioned public sculptures by contemporary artists at 10 sites throughout the city of Dallas. This project was supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works, and a grant from …

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“sculptechular 2014″ – Call for all things 3D! Deadline 8/22

Frisco Arts presents the 2nd annual “sculptechular” in the Frisco Art Gallery (smaller works) and the Special Events Center (installations) at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034. This includes a one-month juried art exhibition from 9.3-10.4, a two-week juried installations exhibition from 9.3-9.13, and a two-day spectacle with demos, …

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Yellow Challenge entry, Roberta Mallard


Title: Reach for the Sun
Medium: oil on canvas
20″ x 30″
Roberta Mallard

This painting is from a photo I took on a trip through Big Bend, Texas. Yes, I am one of those types that loves the desert, so..yep, yellow is a must color for me. Yellow …

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Yellow Challenge entry, Robert Voges


Lemons & Jars
Robert Voges

Robert Voges
The Artists Showplace web page

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Yellow Challenge entry, Rosemary Nichols


Title: Hot Houston Oil Refinery
Medium: Oil
24″ x 24″
Rosemary Nichols

I’m involved with caretaking my husband who has ALZ, so I have not seen you or my old painting friends for awhile. However, I do love the color yellow. I have many fond memories of happy …

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Yellow Challenge entry, Jessica Kirklin


Title: Golden Girl
Medium: Watercolor
Jessica Kirklin

What better way to express the color yellow than by painting my beautiful Golden Retriever, Ginger. She is captivatingly sunny both inside and out.

Jessica Kirklin
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Yellow Challenge entry, Hiral Joshi

A bench

A Bench

Hiral Joshi

Yellow is Happiness for me. Its a color of freshness and energy. I’m a yellow person. My paintings are incomplete without YELLOWS. I always use it optimum where ever I
feel. For me yellows are wonderful bright laminate pigments.

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Forney’s Top 40 Regional Art Exhibition deadline extended to Aug. 3

Forney Arts Council presents Top 40! Regional Art Exhibition ENTRY DEADLINE:  JULY 30 EXTENDED TO AUG. 3rd! Contact Lesli Bruce lbruce@classicnet.net September 12—October 30, 2014 $700 in prize money! Calendar:

  • July 30, 2014 Entry Deadline
  • Aug. 15, 2014 Notification of Acceptance
  • Sept 12, 2014 5:00-7:00 pm  Hand Deliveries
  • Sept 12, 2014 Installation
  • Sept 13, 2014 5:00-6:00 pm  Reception & Awards Ceremony
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SPARKS Studio August Classes

Sparks Studio has 5 exciting classes coming up in August. This is the perfect time to be creative and take some time for yourself.

AUGUST 4 Monday – 10:00 – 3:00
Tackle the Torch
Laura Conway  and Rick All

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Angels and Guides Art Workshop Aug. 24


Creative Arising – Angels and Guides Art Workshop (Full Day) by Noopur

Date :                     24th Aug 2014

Time :                     9:30am – 5:00 PM (we will be taking 1 hour lunch break around 1:00 PM )

Location:               Jaycee Park Center for the Arts (IAA), 1975 Puritan, Irving, TX75061

Workshop Fees : $75. Book your spot by emailing Noopur : NabloomsCreations@gmail.com or pay by PayPal …

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Amon Carter Museum of American Art Acquires Masterpiece by Raphaelle Peale

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Acquires Masterpiece by Raphaelle Peale in Memory of Ruth Carter Stevenson

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces today the acquisition of the painting Peaches and Grapes in a Chinese Export Basket (1813) by Raphaelle Peale (1774–1825). The first work by Peale to enter the collection, the …

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DADA News page follows local art news and more



The Dallas Art Dealers Association has a new feature: a news aggregator that samples the art news from various local and national sources. Art News DFW and Art & Seek are regularly featured.

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Hawaiian Field Studies Photography Show


Hawaiian Field Studies Photography Show
North Lake College Lower Gallery
July 17 – August 30
Artists’ Reception on August 17 – 6:00-8:00pm
Open to the Public, Free Admission
Located on the Central Campus, the North Lake College Gallery showcases the work of established local artists as well as …

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Three New Exhibits Open in Irving

The last weekend in July three new exhibits opened, two at Irving Art Associaton’s Jaycee Park Center for the Arts and one at the West Irving Library.

TAO ARTS Annual Exhibit 

The Association of Oriental Artists (TAO Arts) holds its 2014 show in the East Gallery at Jaycee Park Center for the Arts july 27 through August …

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Winners of the 2014 Art Connection Show at Irving Arts Center

This annual, exhibition features the workof members of the Art Connection Membership program



Winners & Honorable Mentions:

Best of Show - Marty Ray 

1st Place – Non-Professional Tommy Wright

2nd Place – Non-Professional  Susie Randolph

3rd Place – Non-Professional Eugene Sarmiento

Honorable Mention – Non-Professional Richard Deen

Honorable Mention – Non-Professional Manny Gonzales

Honorable Mention – Non-Professional Kathy McMahon

1st Place – Professional Bob Nunn

2nd Place – Professional  VET

3rd Place – Professional  Terry Cockerham

Honorable …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – July 28

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:

Art This Week-At The Amon Carter-Archibald Motley: Jazz Age…

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DADA, Creative Arts Center, The MAC, and now Business Council for the Arts, Present The Business of Art Sept. 13, 2014

Business Council for the Arts joins

DADA, Creative Arts Center and The MAC To Present 

The Business of Art: Public Art 101-Opportunities, Insights and Connections  Sept. 13, 2014


Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA), Creative Arts Center (CAC), The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC), and now the Business Council for the Arts (BCA) are pleased to …

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Kim Collins reception Aug. 1


The Spaces Between by Kim Collins
Exhibit: July 1 to August 30
Reception – August 1 6 to 8 pm

Most of my work is influenced by my love of nature—its tangled forms, interwoven patterns, layers of shapes and colors, and seeming randomness fit together in often stunning beauty. Rather than depict a …

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East Texas AllStar Showcase artist spaces


It’s time for the The East Texas AllStar Showcase again! Here’s a video form last years event made by Tye Jackson Pictures and Artists Nation:


More information and registration can be found at:


Last year, of the 20 artist spaces we made available, there was over $6,000 in art sales alone. In order …

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‘BRAIN FREEZE’ reception Aug. 8 at Artists’ Showplace

Jordan Taub
24" x 36"
Acrylic on Canvas
Title: Dumpster Diver





“BRAIN FREEZE”, highlighting works by Metroplex art teachers,  Rebekah Luckett, Jordan Taub and Megan Eakins, opens at the Artists’ Showplace Gallery located  in Spanish Village, 15615 Coit Road #230 (SW Corner of Arapaho and Coit Roads, Dallas,  from …

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Goss-Michael Foundation CLOSING RECEPTION July 31

Please RSVP to ruby@gossmichaelfoundation.org and enjoy drinks and good company at The Goss-Michael Foundation’s closing reception of these exhibitions:

Ben Sansbury NEXT, NOW, THEN & 


Also on view: (FEATURE) Nathan Green

Thursday 31 July 2014 6 – 8 PM


1405 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Dallas, …

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Suzanne Kelley Clark Workshop on Plein Air Sept. 22-26

Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop with Suzanne Kelley Clark September 22-26, 2014 Springhill Retreat Richardson, Texas McKenna Studio Workshops is presenting a 5 day plein air oil painting workshop Sept. 22-26, 2014, with artist and SMU continuing education instructor Suzanne Kelley Clark, at the Springhill Retreat Center in Richardson, TX. I am wondering if members …

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Outdoor Landscape Painting with Ray Larrow coming in October

The O’Keefe Studio is very proud to announce another very exciting opportunity coming this fall…

Outdoor Landscape  Painting Workshop

Taught by artist Ray Larrow

Hosted by The O’Keefe Studio

Join artist Ray Larrow for an exciting landscape painting workshop where participants will learn everything from A-Z regarding successful execution of landscape paintings (en plein …

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CAC Membership Show opens Aug. 9 at Mary Tomas



Shows Features 27 Artists Showcasing Diversity of Offerings at Dallas Visual Arts School

DALLAS, TX – July 23, 2014 – The Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC), a nonprofit community arts organization and school of …

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The Dallas Opera FIRST SIGHT Announcement Party at Roberto Cavalli

This event is open to guests who will be attending FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT. For more information, and to purchase tickets for FIRST SIGHT/FIRST NIGHT, please visit dallasopera.org/firstnight.

The Dallas Opera season will open with a stunning FIRST SIGHT Fashion Show and Luncheon featuring an exclusive fashion show by the iconic Italian designer Robert Cavalli.

The Dallas …

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Fall ArtsGoggle call for artists


Saturday, October 11, 2014 | Noon to 10pm 200+ ARTISTS | 50+ BANDS | 3 URBAN VILLAGES | 60+ VENUES | FREE EVENT
Join us as we celebrate the 11th anniversary of ArtsGoggle, 
the Near Southside’s most beloved community arts event.   ARTIST REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN 

ArtsGoggle is a free, family-friendly …

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Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue opens July 26 at the MAC

Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue.

The opening reception will be on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 6 – 8 pm

Exhibition will be on view through August 23, 2014.

  The Annual Membership Exhibition is one of the cornerstones of the spirit and mission of The MAC – providing a place for …

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Noopur Agarwal: FREE Workshop on Painting Trees July 26

Noopur Agarwal is offering a free demo and workshop on Painting Elements “Trees”. Come learn her intuitive painting techniques! Both beginners and experienced artists will come away with beautiful artwork.

The workshop will be held Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 1:30-3:30 pm at Michaels in Irving. (7635 N MacArthur Blvd, MacArthur Park, Irving, TX, …

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Jorge Martinez Photography Class July 30

Make the most out of your camera! Learn the tools & tips you need to take the best and most effective shots? ArtLoveMagic along with professional photographer Jorge Martinez, is bringing you a 3 hour class July 30th in our office at South Side on Lamar Ste 106 from 7pm-10pm. This class will be $20 per person for those of …

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ArtLoveMagic Kids Workshop Aug. 2

ArtLoveMagic along with our sponsor for this event Dragon’s Halloween Ball, have come together to bring you and your family a unique and creative day of fun for children ages 4-16. This event will be held on the 2nd floor at Valley View Center at Dallas Midtown.


Saturday, August 2at 12:00pm – 4:00pm

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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

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

Who:  Jeffrey Gusky, M.D., FACEP, Doctor, Artist and Explorer

What:  Selected pieces of The Hidden World of WWI collection will be on display in the …

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Friday, Aug 1st 2014
immersive art + music

in association with
Music Is Our Weapon



$5 Admission

3901 Main St. Dallas, …

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2014 Wildlife & Domestic Animal Show — deadline July 29

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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