TURQUOISE Challenge entry, Pamela Oldham

Pamela Oldham
8″ x 10″

Turquoise is not a color I had used much until recently. I was introduced to it’s unique ability to add a spark to almost any work during a recent workshop. Though not a color I would personally use for decor or clothing I love …

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TURQUOISE Challenge entry, Alyson Appleton

Alyson Appleton
Strange Fur
30″ x 40″, acrylic on canvas

The turquoise challenge is very intriguing in that it represents how a single color can conjure so many different images, emotions and feelings.

The color turquoise reminds me of rich fabrics, exotic places and an air of mystery. This piece I created by …

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TURQUOISE Challenge entry, Kathy Mackey

Kathy Mackey
Drops In The Ocean
24 x 30, Oil, Palette Knife

The ocean has always held a fearful emotion for me. I love to look at and listen to the ocean but it holds a mystery for me. When I think of the depth it is with a fear …

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Free Lecture on Sargent this Friday at the Kimbell


“Tantalizing Discord”: Sargeant’s “Lady Agnew” and its Ilk Friday, July 31 – 6 PM
Pavilion Auditorium
Free. No reservations needed.

Marc A. Simpson, independent art historian, Bennington, Vermont

This talk explores various “tantalizing discords”—both literal and metaphoric—in Sargent’s masterful portrait of Lady Agnew of Lochnaw.


Kimbell Art Museum | 3333 Camp Bowie …

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Grapevine Art Project Regional Juried Show entries due July 31

Gap Juried Art Show

The Grapevine Art Project (GAP) is pleased to announce its call for entries for the 2015 Regional Juried Fine Art Show. Apply for an opportunity to exhibit your art in the heart of Dallas/Fort Worth at the Lancaster Gallery in Historic Downtown Grapevine, Texas. This is the second juried …

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2015 VAST Member Exhibition entries due Aug. 6

VAST Member Exhibition Set! Exhibit to be on Denton Square Prospectus Ready


We’d love for all members to be a part of the

26th Annual VAST


August 12-22, 2015

Opening Reception – August 13, 5:30-7:30pm

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Forney’s Top 40 call for entries deadline Aug. 2

Submit an entry for our 3rdAnnual TOP 40 regional Juried show!  $700.00 in prizes!  Deadline for entry August 2, 2015.

Prospectus: Top 40 Regional Juried Show 2015


Judge Chris Blackhurst

Gallery of the Arts at Crumbzz, 212 S. Bois d’Arc Street Forney, TX 75126

Sponsored by the Forney Arts Council! http://www.forneyarts.org/


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M.A.D.E. Pop-Up Bazaar vendor applications

M.A.D.E. Pop-Up Bazaar is a collection of indie, handmade makers, artists and designers from across the Metroplex and North Texas.

This year we have teamed up with Fixture FW to bring you another great show with amazing artists plus great food, September 19th, 11am-3pm. 401 W Magnolia Ave, Fort Worth, TX, 
Admission to …

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Pop Austin International Art Show


Tickets available in August


This year‘s POP AUSTIN International Art Show will take 

place during the United States Grand Prix Formula One weekend

debuting the city‘s first ever international 

survey of ‘light-based art‘

Pop Austin will take place …

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Walk the Light Presents Tiffany McAnarney’s Inaugural show: “VISUAL PHYSICS”

WALK THE LIGHT is pleased to announce the inaugural exhibit titled “VISUAL PHYSICS” by artist Tiffany McAnarney. Closing brunch reception from 9AM to 1PM on Saturday, August 8th. Enjoy mimosas, craft coffee by Tweed, and brunch.

Tiffany’s works meld science with art, using watercolor abstracts of varying sizes on custom made cotton paper and …

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Archaeology and Art: Tsuchigama Project Symposium Aug. 8

Archaeology and Art: Tsuchigama Project A one-day symposium on the ancient art of the Japanese dirt kiln Saturday, August 8, 2015, 9am – 5pm free and open to the public schedule of events detailed below Tsuchigama or “dirt kiln” is recognized by scholars as Japan’s earliest high-fire kiln type. It fell out of use …

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Dutch Art Gallery Annual Fall Show call for entries

ART CALL FOR ENTRY – The Dutch Art Gallery announces an art call for the annual juried art competition, “Impressions of the Past, Present and Future”. The Gallery urges Artists to submit their best art impression for inclusion into the Gallery’s November 7, 2015 8th Annual Art Exhibition.  Create a new way of seeing …

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CALL FOR ARTISTS – “Inspired” The Rockwall Art League Fine Art Show

Call for Artists for the Rockwall Art League’s 15th annual Fine Art Show and Sale.

Deadline for entry is midnight September 12, 2015.  Nonmembers may enter. Please visit www.rockwallartleague.org for additional information and to download the prospectus and entry form.

Juror: Carol Mitchell

2015 Show Calendar of Events

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Open Call for Rockin’ and Rollin’ Show

Open call for all artwork pertaining to music and automobiles. Submissions can be emailed to kamme_art@yahoo.com or brought by the gallery at 304 Bolivar, Sanger, TX 76266 through Aug 1. Photographs, paintings, sculptures, accepted.

Show runs from August 8- September 17, 2015 at the Kamme Art Gallery & Studio.. Any questions, please contact Kathleen …

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North Texas Printmakers Guild “Eight to Infinity” at Gallery at Midtown

To join the North Texas Printmakers Guild, contact them through their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/NorthTexasPrintmakingGuild


“Eight to Infinity”
The 2nd annual N.T.P.G. member show
August 1to 28,2015
Location the Gallery at Midtown

Curator: K .D. Hafley / North Texas Printmakers Guild
Eight is the # for prosperity …

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Irving Art Association – New Exhibits

Three new exhibits sponsored by the Irving Art Association:

TAO ARTS 2015 Annual Members Exhibit

July 26 – August 27, 2015
East Gallery, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts
1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75061
Reception Sunday August 9, 2-4 pm

Artists: Lucille Patterson, Iweeta McIntosh, Jane Downs, Vinnie Boone, Ann …

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14th Annual Wildlife & Domestic Animal Show deadline August 1st

2015 14th Annual Wildlife & Domestic Animal Juried Art Competition

AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 24, 2015

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving TX

2015 marks the fourteenth year Irving Art Association has held a special competition on wildlife and/or domestic animal art.

Any animal species will be considered as …

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2015 Art in the Mextroplex call for entries


2015 Art in the Metroplex Juried Exhibition

Deadline: August 22, 2015

The Arts Center welcomes submissions from artists in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas – Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hill, Hood, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufmann, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise counties for the 2015 …

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Texas Artist Coalition Meeting & Life Drawing Sessions

TAC All-Member Meeting
August 10, 2015

For all members past, present or potential. We need your feedback on programming, on where you want the Texas Artists Coalition to go, what you want from it, what works for you and what doesn’t. Meeting is free, but please sign up so we know …

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Printmaking Workshops at OCCC by Matt Bagley

Oak Cliff Cultural Center and Iron Frog Press are proud to present our Color Exploration Printmaking Workshop Series.

August 3rd, 4th or 5th

This three day workshop is an in depth hands-on exploration of color. Artists of all ages will have fun learning about the complex world of color by using a variety …

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Art After Five at modartists gallery July 28

Join Art After 5 as we view modartists gallery.  modartists gallery is curated by Jeff Levine. Jeff is a passionate advocate of the art’s scene. His enthusiasm for modern art makes him an avid collector, as well as a dedicated promoter of artists not only in Dallas, but Austin and Houston. This collaborative of fine art …

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BAHAY opens July 31; reception Aug. 8 at the OCCC

Oak Cliff Cultural Center is kicking off its new gallery season with “BAHAY”, an exhibition featuring the works of Isabel Cuenca and Matt Manalo. “BAHAY” opens July 31, 2015 and closes September 4th, 2015. Reception will take place on Saturday, August 8th 2015, from 5:30pm – 8:00pm. Both exhibit and reception are FREE …

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New York at PDNB: Michael Kenna, John Albok, Harold Feinstein, Morris Engel and Others

This late summer exhibition explores the diversity and evolving landscape of the Big Apple, from street scenes to architectural studies, through a survey of both vintage and modern views.

Photographs from the 1920’s – 1960’s of New York will include street scenes of kids playing and entertaining themselves in a variety of nostalgic city …

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The 101 Art Show July 25



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Celebrating our Veterans call for art

“Celebrating Our Veterans” is an art show of varied media open to all Texas veterans and military personnel who want to share their talent for art. This exhibit is free to enter and all art genres are accepted (some restrictions apply). Enter your one-of-a-kind, original artwork by October 1, 2015. The exhibit will be …

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Sam Ivie: Meticulous Surfaces Exhibit Reception Aug. 7

Fort Worth Community Arts Center is hosting a solo exhibit for the work of Sam Ivie. The exhibit features work in watercolor, oil and ink drawings created in a stippling technique. The exhibit runs from August 7th-29th, 2015. An opening reception for the exhibit is on Friday, August 7th, 6-9pm.

“My work is a …

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TURQUOISE Challenge entry, Sharon Giles

Sharon Giles
Love and Roses
24 x 24 in., acrylic mixed media on canvas

My favorite colors are the tertiary colors, and turquoise is the queen of those. It’s also my go-to color for fixing problems or for adding interest or glamour to paintings. Turquoise is a blue with light …

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TURQUOISE Challenge entry, Patricia Jacobson

Patricia Jacobson
5” x 7”, Acrylic on Canvas

Patricia Jacobson
Patricia Jacobson on Facebook

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TURQUOISE Challenge entry, Mary Kaye McElwee

Mary Kaye McElwee
From Above
20x16x1.5, Encaustic/gold leaf on panel

Reminds me of the beauty of the Carribean
Mary Kaye McElwee
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Nancy Paris Pruden Plein Air Workshops in Park City


Nancy grew up in Fort Worth, but is now a resident of Houston. For more about her, see

http://www.parispruden.com. Contact her at nancyparispruden@yahoo.com. The Plein Air painting above was painted from the top of the lift at Deer Valley and will be one of the locations for the Plein Air Workshops I will be teaching …

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Seven State Biennial deadline Aug. 14

It’s that time again and USAO will be hosting our 8th Seven-State Biennial this fall in our Nesbitt Gallery at the University of Science &Arts of Oklahoma. The deadline for submissions is midnight, August 14, 2015. We are offering the same great cash prizes as always. You can download a prospectus by going to …

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Local Art Reviews & Videos July 23

Art News DFW’s new weekly guide series to promote the local artists, galleries and art organizations in North Texas. We provide a round-up of local art reviews, art stories and videos. Please email moderator@artgroupsdfw.com if you wish to contribute a link, write a review or help with our round-up.

Have a Nice Day: …

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YouTube: New Art Videos July 23

Art News DFW follows more than 170 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.

This list includes videos selected by the webmaster. Many more to choose from …

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Call for Artists – Keller’s Got Talent

The 2015 Keller’s Got Talent Art Show is upon us and entries are being accepted from City of Keller and Keller ISD residents age 18 and older. All forms of art are accepted (some restrictions apply) and must be one-of-a-kind, original artwork done by the person submitting it. The entry fee is $20 for …

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Seeking DFW area artists/crafters

I am seeking creative/artistic vendors for an upcoming employee event.

MultiView is hosting an event called Celebrate Creativity Expo: Hot and Fresh Wednesday August 5th from 10:30AM – 12:30PM at 7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Irving, TX.  This event is an arts/crafts show and flea market in which our employees are introduced to new, creative …

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