2018 IAA Animal Art Awards Competition entry deadline August 25

(previously IAA National Juried Animal Art Competition)

August 26 – September 28, 2018

Entry Deadline August 25

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving TX 75062

New format for the IAA Annual Animal Art Exhibit

Formerly a national show, this year we are returning to a …

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The Space Between reception August 24 at Haggerty Gallery

The Space Between

Show Dates: August 25 to September, 2018


Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery & Thompson Loggia

Curator remarks | 5:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Reception | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


The Space Between features handmade artist books and printed works that converge around the idea of …

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Arts After School in Denton

New and Improved! This year, Arts After School is aligned with TEKS curriculum standards so the fun your kids are having out of school complements their work in school!

Fire up your imagination as we delve into the world of mythological creatures! Used to teach morals, convey the power of rulers, and explain natural …

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Dramatic Portraits in Colored Pencil Nov. 2 – 5

Jesse Lane Colored Pencil: Super Workshop November 2-5

Learn how to create a dramatic, realistic portrait in this intensive workshop with award-winning artist Jesse Lane.

In this four-day super workshop, Jesse will share his signature portraiture style.

You’ll learn Jesse’s special tips for creating

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Artist of the Month: Pooran Lashini – Reception Aug. 19 at the Geometric MADI

Iranian-born Pooran Lashini has been an active artist for more than twenty five years.
Growing up in Tehran, she was immersed in the rich culture of traditional Persian art and
had the opportunity to benefit from Iran’s renowned miniaturists, illustrators, and
calligraphers from the time she was a teenager (continued below).

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2018 Member’s Exhibition opens August 18 at 500X

The 500X Gallery will be starting its 40th year with the 2018-2019 Members Show! We are excited to showcase works by senior members Ashley Whitt, Tony Veronese, Valerie Powell, Ross Faircloth, James Talambas, Chris Ireland, Molly Dierks, Seth Lorenz, and Justin Strickland, as well as by new members Michelle Thomas Richardson, Joanne Cervantes, Scott …

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Reception for Ryan Ekmark Aug. 21 at AC Hotel by Marriott Dallas by the Galleria


Every month, the new dual-branded AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria features the story of a local entrepreneur in a series called Entrepreneur of the Month. The hotel has selected Frisco-based artist Ryan Ekmark of …

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Art Aid Expo 2018 on Saturday, August 18

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center in conjunction with Art Tooth are proud to present the second annual Art Aid Expo 2018 for artists and arts organizations. Demonstrations and seminars in 9,000 square feet of contemporary galleries will be geared towards artists, art non-profits and other creative professionals highlighting the diverse support services available. …

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Fun-Dango August 21 – benefiting Artists Enclave of Denton County

Salsa for the Arts:

Artists Enclave of Denton County invites arts supporters everywhere to our sizzling summer fundraiser, FUN-DANGO, hosted by Mulberry Street Cantina (110 West Mulberry Street, Denton TX 76201) Tuesday,August 21st, 5:30PM – 8PM.

Sponsor AccessBank Texas welcomes guests with a colorful Fun-Dango banner designed by Thomas Wayne Light. Enjoy Big Fatty’s …

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Photographing 2D Artwork Workshop Sept. 23

If you’re an artist you know how important it is to get excellent, accurate photos of your finished pieces before they leave your studio. At the least, you want a record of your work and a way to include sold pieces in your portfolio. Or maybe you’d like to print cards or reproductions of …

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Fall Free Basic Classes on Drawing, Acrylic and Watercolor

The Irving Art Association
offers free basic art classes for adults to get you started in art or in a new medium.

The Free Basics Classes follow a progressive sequence where you will learn basic skills via instructor demo/lecture — exercise —-practice. The series is designed for beginners to a particular art medium. Expect traditional as well …

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Richard McWhorter: ICONS August 17 & 18 at the COVE

August 17-18: Richard McWhorter: Icons
402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069



Friday, August 17, 6 pm-9 pm
Saturday, August 18, 6 pm-9 pm
Light refreshments.

Richard McWhorter presents a collection of icons, portraits of cultural heroes and heroines as personifications of particular virtues or values. …

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Call for entries – Travel – deadline August 26

Call for Artworks! Do you like to travel? Share with us artworks inspired by travel: road trips, beach vacation, travel abroad or in US, historical landmarks or national parks, places you visited or your dream vacation. Paintings, drawings, mixed media and photography artworks.

Artworks to be displayed during September – November, 2018 at Launch …

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NORTH opens August 17 at thegallery8680

thegallery8680: will open its doors at 7pm August 17th 2018 for NORTH 2018

NORTH this show is open for all mediums and must be the artist’s original interpretation of NORTH. above the 49th parallel…


Artists and Guests Reception: 7-9pm Friday 17th August 2018 Pick-up between: 4-6pm Wednesday August 22nd 2018 4-6m

Contact: w …

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Pooran Lashini workshop: Geometric Patterns in Middle Eastern Art & Culture rescheduled

Patterns in Middle Eastern Art & Culture

Workshop by Pooran Lashini

Saturday, September 22nd & Sunday, September 23rd, 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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Lloyd Brown: Cross Country on Highway 50 opens August 18 at Valley House

Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, August 18, 6:00pm-8:00pm, for Lloyd Brown: Cross Country on Highway 50.

August 18 – September 29, 2018

Opening Reception: Saturday, August 18, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Artist Talk: Saturday, September 22, 11:00am

View online at http://www.valleyhouse.com  – or preview on Valley House’s Artsy site at https://www.artsy.net/show/valley-house-gallery-and-sculpture-garden-lloyd-brown-cross-country-on-highway-50

Valley House Gallery …

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2018 Summer Art Festival August 25 at Artists Showplace

Saturday, August 25, 2018

12:00 PM 5:00 PM

Cool off indoors with us!

2 PM art discussion with artist Deborah Hartigan Viestenz – Resin Techniques on Canvas and Board

  • Live art demonstrations
  • Live music
  • Lite bites
  • Frozen margaritas



Artists- Jan Myers, Janice Hamilton, Lucille Carter, Nuelle Lewis, Debbie Landa, …

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Fall ArtsGoggle call for artists

ArtsGoggle – Saturday, October 20, 2018




Artists are defined as visual artists working in studio arts. Painters, photographers, woodworkers, weavers, printmakers, sculptors, potters, jewelers, illustrators and artists of all mediums may now register …

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Fall 2018 Art Classes at Artists Showplace

Four-Week Classes Don Longo – Abstract Realism Saturdays, 10:00AM – 12:30PM Session 1: 9/15, 9/22, 10/6, 10/13 $150 Per Session Janice Hamilton – Painting in Oil Thursdays, 10:00AM – 12:30PM Session 1: 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11 $150 Per Session Barbara Keilson – Pet Portraits in Oil Tuesdays, 10:00AM – 12:30PM Session 1: 9/18, 9/25, …

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Judi Betts: Painting and Sketching Watercolor Workshop Nov. 4-9

Still have a few spots available

Painting and Sketching Watercolor Workshop
Texas Style at the 404 Ranch
With acclaimed Judi Betts, AWS, NWS
November 4 – 9, 2018

Ways to develop your own personal painting style will be explored by this master of creativity and expression. …

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The Point 10th Anniversary Retrospective Art Show

The Point 10th Anniversary
Retrospective Art Show

Featuring Artists who have had a gallery show in the 1st ten years of The Point.
The Art Gallery in The Point
August 24 – September 25 , 2018

10th Anniversary PARTY
Thursday, August 23 6:30pm
Featured Entertainment: TBA – More Info …

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Let’s flamingle: Maestri Gallery officially opens in Expo Park


DALLAS, TX (August 1, 2018) –Maestri Gallery, a new and bold art gallery in Exposition Park, opened its doors to the public Monday, July 30th, 2018.

Eddie Maestri, founder of and the namesake behind Maestri Studio’s architecture and interior design firm, is the …

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Art Exhibit & Auction benefiting Arukah House Aug. 24

On Friday, August 24th from 6pm – 9pm there is going to be an Art Exhibit and Auction supporting Arukah House, a transitional home for Survivors of sex trafficking, exploitation and abuse.  We would like to invite you to come out and support the cause while enjoying the art of local artist Juan Enrique …

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Artist Studio Space Available

I have a 1500 sq/ft studio space in Irving, Texas and I am looking for a studio mate  Rent would be $250 per month and gives 24/7 access to the studio. I am a sculptor  and use of all my tools and equipment come as part of the deal. I will send photos if interested.

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Kendra Give Back Party! Sept. 14

Join us for sips, sweets, and jewels. 20% of purchases made during the event hours will be given back to HeARTS of Maya. If you are unable to attend the event, please contact the Kendra Scott store at (469) 804-8538 to place a phone order. Be sure to mention the event!

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Artist Opportunity

Artist needed – I am looking for an artist who can create a large sculpture from my client’s products  (visible at www.pieresearch.com) to attract attention at trade shows. The products are plastic wheels and cups 6″ – 12″ in diameter or length. I can deliver products for you to work with. I need a sketch …

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Art in the Atrium 17 deadline August 20

Art in the Atrium 17
Submission Deadline: August 20

FREE to enter

The mission of the City of Frisco Public Art Program is to enrich Frisco’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy by bringing dynamic contemporary art to a broad audience of residents and visitors.

In keeping with that …

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Art Walk @ Goldmark August 18

If you haven’t visited the Goldmark Cultural Center yet, the August Art Walk would be a great time to do so! In addition to the open artist studios from 12-4 pm, there will also be a pop-up shop filled with a variety of original creative wares, and an opening reception of ‘Echo’ – an …

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Figment Artist Meet & Greet at Craft & Growler Sept. 4

FIGMENT Dallas to host Artist and Volunteer Meet & Greet on Tuesday 9/4/2018 from 5-8pm at Craft and Growler (3601 Parry, Dallas 75226).

Craft and Growler will donate $1 from every beer purchased to FIGMENT Dallas, a 501(c)3 nonprofit event taking place this autumn.

FIGMENT Dallas will hold a networking event and fundraiser at …

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Around the World call for entries from Dutch Art Gallery

We put it to a vote and “Around The World” came from behind to win out over “Reality Check” as our official Fall Juried Show theme. Any artist can enter, so please help us spread the word. Mark Saturday, November 3rd on your calendar for the official opening reception and …

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‘Abstract Dreams’ Brigitte Salvans opens August 19 at Blue House Too

‘Abstract Dreams’: A modern art exhibit featuring the works of Brigitte Salvans


Sunday, August 19th–Sunday, September 30th

A cordial invitation to celebrate the beautiful life of Allen artist, Brigitte Salvans, through her inspiring artistry and creative spirit.

Opening Reception: Sunday, August 19th 2:00-4:00pm

Blue House Too, 934 Watters Creek Blvd, Allen, TX 75013

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Martin Lawrence Galleries Announces a Fall Auction Season Like No Other

Live Auctions in Dallas, TX (9/28) and Costa Mesa, CA (9/29), participation at all 9 Locations Across the Country. 

Martin Lawrence Galleries (MLG), the nation’s preeminent network of fine art galleries specializing in unique paintings, drawings, sculpture and limited-edition graphics, once again celebrates Fall with a spectacular auction-showcasing the work of 40 of the world’s …

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Samuel Lynne Galleries Presents David Yarrow: Relentless

Samuel Lynne Galleries is pleased to announce the opening reception for David Yarrow’s exhibition Relentless on Saturday, September 8th, from 5-8pm. The artist will be in attendance at the opening reception, and the exhibition will be on view through October 13, 2018. David Yarrow has established an impressive collector audience in Dallas, TX, and we …

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Beginning Watercolor at Studio Art House

Starting August 13th, We will be offering Beginning Watercolor Classes on Monday’s from 6:30-8:30pm and advanced watercolor from 10am-12pm at our Flower Mound Location.

Students learn to use elements and principles of design to create full, functional, and stylish compositions. Through the step by step guidance of an instructor students are encouraged to develop their own …

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Call for Artists “All the World’s a Stage” deadline August 15

Artists Enclave of Denton County presents “All the World’s a Stage”, a juried exhibit of 2D art by Artists Enclave members only. https://artistsenclavedenton.com/

“All the World’s a Stage” will be exhibited Sept. 10th – Nov. 2nd at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E Hickory St., Denton, TX.

Deadline to submit work is …

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