Sharon Giles

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TEAL online exhibit call

CALL FOR ARTISTS! Deadline to submit is October 29th!
View the full prospectus and apply online at www.envisionartshow.com/teal

Teal will be a contemporary and fine art online exhibition that exemplifies the color and vibrancy of the color teal, and will be on virtual display between November 1 – November 30. All artworks must include the color …

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2019 Fall Members Show call for the Trinity Arts Guild

October 1st, 2019 to November 5th, 2019
October 1st – Intake 10am to 12pm and 6pm to 8pm
Awards Up to $1,200 in cash and prizes

You may join TAG at the time of entry. This show is open to Members Only.

Location: Trinity Arts Guild gallery, Bedford Boys Ranch, 2819 …

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Steve Ko Portrait Workshop Sept. 28 & 29

Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29 2019
9:00 am to 4:00 pm with lunch break

Only 3 spots left! Sign up at.  https://www.trinityartsguild.net/workshops-and-classes

As we were planning for fall I asked who do we want for workshops this year and the overwhelming answer was Steve Ko.   We have had Steve a couple times in the …

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Southwestern Watercolor Society’s 56th Annual Member Exhibition: Reception & Awards Sept. 22

The 82 watercolor and water media paintings that were accepted into the Southwestern Watercolor Society’s 56th Annual Member Exhibition are now on display at the Eisemann Center in Richardson.

All members and their families and friends are invited to the Awards Reception on Sunday, September 22, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. At the reception, …

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Acrylic 2: October Classes with Zakehia

FREE instruction! $10 materials fee.

Dates: Thursday evenings, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2019 – 7 PM-9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

IAA Community Fine Art School Classes

Instructor Name: Zakehia Uscanga
Email: Zakehia@yahoo.com
Supply Fee $10: pay through PayPal or mail a …

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Dot Painting 2: October Classes with Susan Murray

A series of four classes sponsored by the Irving Art Association- FREE instruction! $10 materials fee. Susan Murray will continue her introduction to the basics of dot painting in acrylic.

Dates: Thursday evenings, Thurs., Oct. 3, 10, 17, & 24 , 2019 – 7 PM-9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving …

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FBCAA Meeting Sept. 17: Pastel with Acrylic wash demo/workshop with Janice Hamilton

Regular meetings of the Farmers Branch-Carrollton Art Association (FBCAA) are held on the 3rd Tuesday morning of the month August through May (except Dec.) Guests are welcome – demos are free; mini-workshops are $10. Location: Craft Room of Farmers Branch Senior Center, Valwood & Dennis Lane, Farmers Branch.

Meeting schedule:
9:00 – 10:15 Open Coffee/Snacks
9:00 …

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Award Winners of the IAA 2019 Animal Awards Competition

For the 18th year, Irving Art Association has hosted a competition on animal art. Formerly a national show, this is the second year we have featured a regional scope, putting the emphasis on DFW area artists.

Any animal species was accepted as subject matter for works, including wildlife and domestic, as well as creatures from …

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TVAA’s Precious Metals reception Sept. 14

TVAA Gallery Art Exhibition for September 2019

With the golden Pegasus as its centerpiece, TVAA presents Precious Metals – an exhibition celebrating the magic created when metallic paint meets canvas. Embrace the flow of metallic paints. Challenge the eye with the light-refractive beauty of glitter and leaf. Let your art shine!

Open to members and …

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Magali Muñoz Smith at the COVE

The Joy of the Moment: Art Exhibition of Magali Muñoz Smith

Saturday, September 14th, 6-9pm Live Music and Showing
Music by Nestor Salazar’s Red on Blues
Sunday, September 15th, 2-4pm

Magali is an artist in historic downtown McKinney. Growing up in Puerto Rico her moments of joy came from nature, music, people, and good food. …

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El Greco, Goya and Sorolla at the Meadows this Fall – opening Sept. 15

MAJOR WORKS BY EL GRECO, GOYA, & SOROLLA TO TRAVEL TO THE US FOR TWO NEW EXHIBITIONS AT MEADOWS MUSEUM: Highlights from The Bowes Museum Opens September 15, Bringing 11 Paintings & Archival Material That Explore The Bowes Museum and Its Founders Opening October 18, Sorolla in the Studio Explores the Artist’s Work—and Rising Fame—in …

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Saatchi Art’s The Other Art Fair Makes Its Debut in Dallas This Fall Sept. 19 – 22

Leading Emerging Artist Fair Hosts Its First-Ever Dallas Fair with lead partner BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Gin, Championing 120 Local and International Independent Emerging Artists

SANTA MONICA, Calif., (Aug. 08, 2019) – Saatchi Art’s The Other Art Fair (“The Fair”), a leading international art fair championing emerging and independent artists, introduces its first-ever Dallas edition this September …

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Art & Words Collaborative Show Sept. 21 reception

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM. Hosted by the Art on the Boulevard. 4919 Camp Bowie Blvd Ste B, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.

https://www.facebook.com/events/373454553573631/

Please join us for the 8th annual Art & Words Collaborative Show at Art on the Boulevard in Fort Worth, Texas

11 writers. 11 visual artists. 44 …

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North Texas Giving Day Sept. 19

This year 279 organizations in the Arts, Culture & Humanities category are asking for your donations to support their programs.

You can browse the list of organizations alphabetically or do a name, keyword, or zip code search.

Although the designated day is September 19th, you can also set up donations beforehand to process automatically on …

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VALA: Resin Art Workshop by Christine Smith-Atkins

Sponsored by VALA – Visual Arts League of Allen.

Sunday, Sept. 29 2-4pm $55 REGISTER at https://www.valatx.org/events

In this workshop you will learn to combine pigments with Resin and pour onto a 16” x 16” Da Vinci Gesso 7/8 panel board to create a beautiful compelling piece of abstract art! You can use acrylics to …

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VAGF call for art: Crème de la Crème 2019

Calling all visual artists in Texas to submit their FINEST work for this “best of the best” open-theme exhibition.

Submission deadline: September 19, 2019

$25.00 submission for members up to five images and 35.00 for non members up to five images.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography, Mixed Media, and …

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Daniel Moulden: Oil demo for VALA Sept. 18 & Workshop Sept. 22

September 18th Member Meeting
@ Blue House Too Gallery

7:30PM– 9:00PM

Daniel Moulden will be demonstrating some Oil painting techniques as a precursor to the Workshop on Sunday, Sept 22nd! Visitors are welcome.

This workshop will focus on using a palette knife and vibrant colors in rendering landscapes. Don’t forget to sign-up for the Workshop!  …

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LAYERS, COLORS & VOICES workshop Sept. 27, 28 & 29

Sep 27, 28 & 29, 2019
Plano, TX

What is it?

A 3-day workshop on abstract painting, that will explore techniques, tools and practices to engage with acrylic paint, ink and other mixed media.
Abstract painting can be intimidating and many talented artists consciously avoid trying their hands in it. The aim of the workshop is to have …

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Carter Museum Reopening Celebration Sept. 14 & New Exhibitions

Join us for daylong festivities celebrating Carter’s reopening. We’re kicking off our reopening celebration with daylong festivities throughout the museum. Check out our new galleries and enjoy art-making, tours, and gallery activities that are fun for all ages. The celebration continues with our annual outdoor concert, Party on the Porch. Soak in the sounds of …

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Enter the 2019 Irving Art Association Photography Awards Competition

IRVING ART ASSOCIATION
DALLAS/FORT WORTH
PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS COMPETITION
(Previously IAA D/FW Juried Photography Competition)
Exhibit Curator: Terry Cockerham

For complete entry RULES, see the prospectus: 2019 IAA Photography Competition Prospectus

REQUIREMENTS in brief: (see the prospectus for the complete rules)

  • All submissions must be the original work of the photographer participating in the show.
  • Either film or digital is acceptable. …

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Janet Rogers 3-Day Watercolor Workshops in October

First Workshop – October 8, 9, 10 – 2019 – only 2 spots left

https://www.swswatercolor.org/workshops/janet-rogers-3-day-workshop-1

Second Workshop – October 12, 13, 14 – 2019 – only 4 spots left

https://www.swswatercolor.org/workshops/janet-rogers-3-day-workshop-2

Sponsored by Southwestern Watercolor Society
Price: $350 for SWS Members – $400 for Non-Members
Location: Skypony Gallery / Teta Smith’s Studio

Janet has been a working …

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New Exhibits for September at the Irving Arts Center

Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic

September 14 – November 17 free
An Evening with Author/Archivist Grayson Dantzic
September 14th Reception 6:30 pm | Lecture 7:30 pm | Book Signing 8:30 pm

Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic features 56 vivid, breath-taking photographs of one of the 20th century’s most …

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SWS Fall Paint-Out – Grand Saline, Mineola, Quitman – Oct. 11 & 12

In addition to the Joint Paint-Out at the Plano Balloon Festival in September, the regular Southwestern Watercolor Society Fall Paint-Out will begin with an orientation meeting on Friday, October 11, with free paint during the day on Saturday, October 12 , and culminating in an informal dinner gathering on Saturday evening.

On Friday, there …

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Texas Pinners Conference & Expo Sept. 13 & 14

Pinners is two great events in one. It’s a conference featuring 100+ Pinterest-based classes taught by the best presenters in the nation. And it’s also a show with nearly 300 top businesses providing beautiful options in the worlds of DIY, crafts, cooking, self-improvement, photography, party planning, scrapbooking, holiday, beauty and fashion and all sorts of …

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September CADD News

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas (CADD) is a non-profit membership organization of galleries formed in 2007 for the purpose of promoting the advancement of contemporary art on all levels. Members are committed to representing the highest standards of contemporary art, while recognizing the importance of integrity and responsibility in working with artists, collectors, museum professionals, …

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Rising Star 7 fundraiser Sept 14 at Turner House

Rising Star 7 art exhibit & fundraiser & gallery tal

Sat., Sept 14 7-9pm

This year marks the 93nd Anniversary of the founding of the Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts. The Society was established in Dallas in 1926 at the home studio of artist Frank Reaugh, one of Texas’ most famous and influential artist. Inaugurated …

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Tom Lynch Watercolor Workshop October 8-11

Ellis County Art Association is excited to announce a 4-day workshop with TOM LYNCH, October 8-11, 2019 in Waxahachie, TX. Click on this link for more information and to register!https://elliscountyart.net/event-3456561

OCTOBER 8 – 11, 2019

4 days packed with information & individual instruction featuring Tom’s unique style of watercolor painting!

Total Fee: $500*
$250 deposit upon …

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Katherine Baronet Mixed Media demo Sept. 9 for Trinity Arts Guild

It is time to start the Trinity Arts Guld (TAG) 2019 – 2020 year.  It is also membership time.  Be sure to pay online or bring your dues to the first meeting.  THANK YOU to those who have already paid.

The next meeting will be on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 6:30pm. Visitors are …

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DADA Presents Fall Gallery Walk September 7

This is a great opportunity to start or enhance your art collection.  Art enthusiasts, private and corporate collectors, artists, designers and visitors to Dallas can enjoy a full spectrum of gallery openings, special exhibitions, and art talks. http://dallasartdealers.org/dada-presents-fall-gallery-walk-september-2-2019/

The Gallery Guide is also available at participating galleries. Download the Gallery Guide

About The Dallas Art …

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FWADA Fall Gallery Night September 7

Fall Gallery Night September 7, 2019

Visit galleries museums and art spaces during the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association’s Fall Gallery Night, including the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Take in exhibitions, live demonstrations, music, and other special events.

The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association (FWADA) invites you to take-in the visual arts …

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VALA’s Avant-gART Art Exhibit opening Sept. 7th

SATURDAY Sept. 7th    6-8PM
at the VALA Gallery in the Cotton Mill of McKinney

Join us for the OPENING RECEPTION of the Avant-gART Art Exhibit! Sponsored by the Visual Arts League of Allen.

Featuring Artwork from 13 local Artists, inspired by Fashion, Style and Design!

*Lite bites and beverages will be served compliments of  …

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Fall Gallery Night at the Upstairs Gallery Sept. 7: Vern Johnson

“Decorated Tree”
acrylic by Vern Johnson EXHIBITION Vern Johnson 1932-2015
Fall Gallery Night September 7.19 12 till 9pm

Upstairs Gallery, 1038 WEST ABRAM * ARLINGTON, TEXAS 76013
info@upstairsartgallery.com http://www.upstairsartgallery.com
MEMBER FT. WORTH ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION
arlington texas artists

IN THE BEGINNING

How can the beginning be anything, but color?

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September & October Classes & Workshops at the Irving Art Association

All the educational art programs, including the art workshops, community outreach art programs, Open Art Night programs, and the Spanish art programs have been reorganized into the IAA Community Fine Art School as of January 2019. For announcements concerning current programs, see News – Workshops & Classes. For the schedule, see the Class & Workshop …

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Chris Brown: The Art of Sport at Elm Street Studio

The Art of Sport by Chris Brown

Exhibition: September 4 to October 4
Reception Friday, September 20 6 to 8pm

Elm Street Studio
139 S. Elm St. | Keller, Texas 76248 | 214.478.8372
www.ElmStreetStudioKeller.com

From the Artist:          
Having been an athlete until I was 29, sports were always very important in my life.  Years ago, …

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Well Blended at UNT on the Square – entries due Sept. 17

WELL BLENDED ART AND MUSIC AT UNT ON THE SQUARE

October 4th through October 15th the Artists Enclave of Denton County and Lumedia Musicworks collaborate to create a concoction of “Coffee” inspired creativity at Denton’s UNT on the Square.

The exhibition, titled WELL BLENDED, uses coffee and the concept of blending as a whimsical …

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