Sharon Giles

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FUNtastic Fiber call for entries

Call for Art! This year’s theme, FUNtastic FIBER! celebrates our 50th Anniversary as an organization. Each member is guaranteed to have at least one piece accepted in the show!

Our juror is Sue Benner.

Please read through the prospectus before submitting your entry form. https://www.dallasfiberartists.org/shows
Entry Fees $10 for first entry; $20 for two entries; $30 for …

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Max Steven Grossman: VIRTUAL EXHIBITION – Laura Rathe Fine Art

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIRTUAL EXHIBITION

For inquiries, please reply to this email
And don’t forget about our DIGITAL SERVICES!

Laura Rathe Fine Art1130 Dragon Street, Suite 130Dallas, TX 75207

MAX STEVEN GROSSMAN

Max Steven Grossman was born in Barranquilla, Colombia in 1971. He originally studied engineering and graduated from the University of Philadelphia …

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We’re Taking The TX Studio Online – virtual resources for photographers & artists

Creatives Facebook Group
Creatives we made a new Facebook group so that we can share resources, ideas, share your work, ask questions. The TX Studio is a place to create and we hope this is group is a place for you to be inspired, encourage each other and connect.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/thetxstudio

Free Online Webinars

We are starting …

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Enjoy A Virtual Tour of Artspace111 & more

Explore The Current Exhibition From Home
While we remain closed to the public at Artspace111 we want to make sure everyone can still enjoy the current exhibition, Studio111: Collective Inspiration. We continue to celebrate Artspace111’s 40th year and the artists that created the foundation for Artspace111’s creative output and contributed so much to …

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Silver Linings from Webb Gallery

While we have put our open to the public 8 hrs a week on hold at the moment, we will continue doing what we do. We are enjoying art around here more than ever.

We are adding to our website daily and opened a new category of Joy Under $10 for everyone wanting to enjoy …

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Your arts & crafts retailer closed? Some online alternatives…

The major arts & crafts retailers have been open during the epidemic until now, when Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has spoken on the issue:

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2020/04/02/hobby-lobby-michaels-and-joann-craft-essential-retail-arguments-but-judge-jenkins-to-force-closings/

Some online alternatives to shopping at your local craft store:

  • Hobby Lobby http://www.hobbylobby.com/ (arts & crafts, framing, classes – 10+ area stores)
  • Jo-Anne Stores http://www.joann.com/ (arts & crafts, fabric, framing, …

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Free Virtual Lettering Program April 5th

Join us this Sunday a FREE Virtual lettering program:

Circles On Steroids with Tamer Ghoneim

https://conta.cc/2X02eEP

JOIN US AT 2:00PM ON SUNDAY FOR SOME CIRCULAR DELIGHT! April 5th, 2020 2:00pm CST

Learn about all the tools, tricks, tips, and techniques you need to create beautiful circular calligraphy masterpieces! Tamer loves creating intricate calligraphic designs in …

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Relief grant opportunity for women artists

Anonymous Was A Woman (AWAW) has introduced an emergency relief grant program to support artists impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. The program will distribute $250,000 in grants, up to $2,500 apiece, to artists who have experienced financial hardship from loss of income or opportunity as a direct result of the crisis. As with AWAW’s annual …

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Nancy Medina Live FB Painting Demo

Live Painting Tomorrow April 4th Tune in for joyful color ~ free! I can’t promise you won’t see some gray roots, but I can promise you’ll see oodles of color on canvas in my live video Saturday night, April 4 on my Facebook fan page. There are few things that help to take my mind …

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Thank You! Call for Art for Baylor Scott & White Nurses

Call for Art

Calling all IAA members and local artists! Irving Art Association has been asked to collect art to thank our Baylor Scott & White nurses for all their service in the current epidemic. Let’s send our appreciation to those who serve in the front line and risk their lives.

Create a small work …

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3rd Annual Pottery and Art in the Grove at Waterside April 18 – canceled

Update: Cancelled
We are pleased to announce that CERA* Pottery Studio and Waterside will hold a pottery and art sale at the beautiful Grove at Waterside, located at 3720 Convair Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76109. This is a free event with artists offering hand-crafted items.

Saturday, April 18, Noon – 8 p.m.   https://www.facebook.com/PotteryWaterside/

After you shop, …

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Craft workshops streamed live by the Latino Cultural Center

Join the LCC every other week for a craft led by us! https://www.facebook.com/events/622189905293879/

Every other Monday @12:30 pm beginning April 6, 2020.

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LCCDallas

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Asel Art Supply News – curbside service

To our customers
First off, thank you for your business now and throughout our 70 years in Texas!

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are now open to curbside service only at all locations. Until further notice, our hours of operation are now 12-5 pm, Monday thru Friday.

We will miss seeing you in our store, …

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April Update from Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass Gallery

We hope you are staying safe, staying healthy, and will stay in touch with us online, by email and by phone until we are once again open. Barbara’s cell phone is 214-952-4766.  

As we work from our homes, we are working to develop new and exciting ways to keep you informed and in touch with our …

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VIRTUAL STUDIO: One River is Flowing!

One River is Flowing!

The response to our online classes has been overwhelming and we are so grateful to our community of compassionate members. One student said: “right now, your virtual studio is like an oasis!”. We could not have said it any better ourselves.

Our online classes simulate the onsite experience perfectly:

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Your Private Collection holds a virtual gallery night & art auction April 4

April 4, 7:00 PM GALLERY NIGHT
FEATURING JAMES HADDOCK — FUND RAISER FOR PARKINSON’S RESEARCH VIRTUAL GET TOGETHER” GALLERY NIGHT WITH AN ONLINE AUCTION OF JAMES’ ARTWORK IS ON! We will use Facebook Live to make it easy for you so go on to Your Private Collection Facebook page and join us …

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Frisco Discovery Center – Your Art and Culture Community Hub

A message from Alex Diaz of the City of Frisco

Hello Arts Community!

Though the Discovery Center is closed, we are still here, and would like to serve and promote the work you do, and come up with creative ways to reach our broader community with the arts. We have some ideas! And …

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TACA Emergency Arts Relief Fund

The TACA Emergency Arts Relief Fund is a resource dedicated to provide short-term immediate relief to Dallas nonprofit arts organizations who have experienced lost revenue or increased expenses due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 precautionary measures. Eligible organizations can receive awards of up to $10,000.

For more information, go to https://taca-arts.org/emergency-arts-relief-fund/

For a news perspective on this TACA …

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COVID-19: RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS from American Women Artists

A resource list sent out by American Women Artists https://americanwomenartists.org

American Women Artists is a membership organization made up of women artists, patrons, and gallery owners throughout the United States and Canada.

Coronavirus Resources for Artists, Creative Workers & Organizations https://springboardforthearts.org/coronavirus/
COVID-19 Resources for Artists – ARC https://artistsatriskconnection.org/story/covid-19-resources-for-artists
List of Arts Resources During the …

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Craft Guild update for April

April at The Craft Guild of Dallas is upon us and quite frankly this is an April like no other.

With the closing of The Craft Guild’s building and the postponement of our classes during this COVID-19, Shelter in Place, time of our lives we continue to stay upbeat, positive and creative. We are …

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Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary entry deadline April 26

2D National Juried Exhibition
1412 14th St, Plano TX 75074
For more information, please visit www.DMAContemporary.com.

Entry Deadline: 4/26/2
Entry Fee:  $30 minimum 2 entries, $5 per each additional entry up to a 5 entry maximum.
Apply: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7713

Exhibition: Tues May 19 to Thurs June 11, 2020
Reception and Awards: Closing Reception Thursday June 11, 6:00-9:00pm (coinciding with …

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Creative Catalyst offers free art demos daily online

CREATIVE CATALYST https://ccpvideos.com/

Join Our Facebook Live Stream
Starting @ 3 pm EST!
(March 31) If you love to paint flowers and want to get really good at it, don’t miss today’s broadcast with the amazing Kathy Anderson.
Her teaching style is thorough and very easy to follow. Watch and learn or, better …

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Gwen Meharg virtual demo for Trinity Arts Guild

An online meeting for April!

Our April demo artist recorded herself working since we are all in “self isolation”  right now.  Here is the link to watch Gwen Meharg do a start of a painting.  She would like us to watch all or parts of it.  It is just the start for the painting and …

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Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art at the DMA

Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art surveys changing representations of women in paintings, works on paper, and textiles early in 20th-century Mexican art through works by some of Mexico’s most renowned artists. The exhibition is inspired by the loan of the monumental painting Flores Mexicanas by Alfredo Ramos Martínez to the DMA from the …

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April News from Visual Arts League of Lewisville

Due to the coronavirus, the MCL Grand (where VAL holds its meetings & exhibits) is closed until May 11. This means our April meeting will have to be cancelled. The VAL Board meeting will be held by email with discussions on how we will handle our plans for the future.  All VAL Lunch Meet Ups are …

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VAGF Free Webinar April 2: art & artists in the time of COVID-19

This webinar will be an opportunity for artists and those who love the arts to have a discussion about what’s happening in our community. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the way the art, artists, and the entire world works. Especially hard hit are creatives and other freelancers who are seeing outlets for their work, and …

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News from The Cedars Union – virtual programs on artists and the law

CEDARS UNION HAPPENINGS

Hello from The Cedars Union! 

Our March news will sound familiar, as we found ourselves with a list of cancelled programs. We hope to reschedule these most of the events in later months. While we bemoan the loss of our three-party event in the Boedeker, TRIPTYCH, we are grateful for the relationships …

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How to Teach a Virtual Paint Party

Texas Art & Soul artist Heidi is offering a new course!

“Things have really changed in the past couple of weeks in our world.    Some things that were important early March are not important now.      What I do know is that creating is STILL important now more than ever.   People need to …

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How the Arts Council can help you: Arts at a Distance

A message from the Arts Council of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Community Arts Center and Fort Worth Public Art

It’s times like these that show us how vital the arts are to our community. The Arts Council has mobilized quickly to do everything we can to provide resources for the arts community- both for …

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Plano Art Association Cancellations

For more information about PAA, see the website https://planoartassociation.org/ or the Facebook page.

The Plano Art Association is dedicated to encouraging the visual arts development of the membership, and inspiring awareness of the visual arts by sharing the joy, passion, and beauty within and beyond our Plano community.

The monthly general …

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RCAS’s 54th Regional Exhibition – now online

As of this writing the Eisemann Center has received no word from the City of Richardson cancelling the Exhibition and Reception. In such event, the RCAS Board has decided to treat the exhibition as an “On-Line” show. Our juror will select the winning entries from the images each of you submitted through CaFE and a …

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RCAS Meetings & Spring Show – change in plans

The Richardson Civic Art Society Monthly Meeting on March 17th did not take place due to the cancellation by the Richardson Public Library of all meetings. At that time, they were still allowing events like our show take-ins, exhibits and pick-ups to take place. However, today they have announced that the library will b closed …

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QGD – 2020 Quilt Show Cancellation

To our members:   The cancellation of the Dallas Quilt Show was devastating for all of us.  Not only because of the fun we have at the Show, but from a financial standpoint, our Guild suffered huge losses.  We’ve never experienced this before, and I want to provide you with information just to keep our …

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DADA cancels Spring Gallery Walk March 28

The Gallery Walk has been canceled – HOWEVER – most galleries will be OPEN and showcasing new exhibitions.

Please check in with individual galleries for OPEN HOURS.

DADA SPRINGGalleryWalk 2020 CANCELLED

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Gallery Night at the Grackle March 28 – Livestream Update

As sad as we are that we can’t do a proper gallery night event, we want to ensure the safety and wellbeing of everyone who loves the Grackle as much as we do. So instead of a normal event, we are going to live stream the art that the artists were able to drop …

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