The Upstairs Gallery
Opens a Show of New Works by Its Current Artists
SATURDAY 24 March 2018 12 till 9pm
Location: 1038 WEST ABRAM * ARLINGTON, TEXAS 76013
Visit our website: http://www.upstairsartgallery.com/
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Friday Early Bird: 9am – 6pm
Friday General: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 9am – 5pm
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Locations and dates: (All outings are weather permitting )
- March 31, Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St. Irving, old train park, downtown Irving
- April 21, Fritz park, 312 E. Vilbig Irving, TX 75060
- May 19, Williams Square Plaza, Las Colinas (home of the Mustangs Sculpture)
There are currently 43 parks with over 2,000 acres of land maintained by the City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department. For more information about Irving parks see https://cityofirving.org/850/Parks-and-Trails
For more about the Irving Art Association, see http://irvingart.org
Coordinator: Michele Quarton
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The Fort Worth Art Dealer’s Association (FWADA) invites you to take-in the visual arts and our community’s unique cultural richness during Spring Gallery Night, March 24, 2018.
Most participants are open from noon to nine. Come take a stroll through participating galleries, museums, retail businesses, and area restaurants, and enjoy the many artists featured during this community event. Gallery Night is free and open to the public.
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Artist Reception: Tuesday, March 20, 6-9pm
Now Showing at ArtSpace at Metropolitan Press: Gifts from the Goddess’s Garden: Liz London & Adina Cicort
March 5-27, 2018 | Reception March 20, 6-9pm
Showing March 5-27, 2018 at ArtSpace at Metropolitan Press, Gifts from the Goddess’s Garden: Liz London & Adina Cicort. Join us for the artist reception on Tuesday, March 20 from 6 to 9pm to meet the artists.
Please join Liz in sharing the Goddess’s Gifts with a Crystal Bowl Ceremony March 20, 2018 at 8pm in conjunction with the Artist Reception.10% of proceeds from individual sales go to the Collector’s choice of their favorite nonprofit.
ArtSpace hours: Monday–Friday, 9am-4:30pm & for the Artist Reception, March 20, 6-9pm
Open to the public, the ArtSpace gallery is located inside the Metropolitan Press building at 1250 Majesty Drive in Dallas. We feature both up-and-coming and established artists on a monthly rotation. To find out more or if you are an artist interested in showing, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us through our website, www.metpressinc.com.
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Sculpture book launch and signing Mar. 22 – From Rodin to Plensa: Modern Sculpture at the Meadows Museum
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Pastel Workshop with Janet R Thompson PSA
Texas style at the *404 Ranch*
April 8 – 13, 2018
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ECAA has changed it’s website provider but you may use the same URL to locate it: https://elliscountyart.net/ The new look is clean and sleek but informative.
ECAA has recently relocated to a new gallery home: ART on the Square, 113 West Franklin, Waxahachie TX.
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ART214: Oak Cliff Cultural Center
April 28, 2018 – June 1, 2018
Reception: Saturday, April 28th, @ 5:30pm
The Oak Cliff Cultural Center is proud to be part of the four part exhibition series of ART214, a juried exhibition in celebration of Dallas Art Month. ART214 features the works of artists from Dallas, and the greater North Texas region.
ART214: The Oak Cliff Cultural Center will be on display from April 28, 2018 – June 1, 2018. An artist reception will be held on Saturday April 28th, from 5:30pm – 8:00pm.
Thomas Alonso, Jessica Apel, Iris Bechtol, Rebeccas Boatman, Carley Blackman-Yonkman, Lizz Corea, Angelika Ejtel, Connor Frew, Beth Gardenhire, Kathleen Grandjean, Juan J. Hernandez,
Chad Hines, Matthew Jones, Mike Mahler, Marian Maldonado-Pagán, Sonali Malik, Eric Mancini, Virginia Marsh, Juliette Mccullough, Zahra Mcginnis, Michael Mckenzie, Rose Marie Mercado, Marsha Moser, Naldo Plata, Sonja Quintero, Carol Riedel, Roberto Romero, Juergen Strunck, Andrea Tosten, Midori Uribe, Jonathan Victor, Alan Whiteside, Chesley Williams, and David Zelaya
Please click on the link below for more information regarding the other exhibition venues, dates/times for those exhibitions and reception dates.
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Submission DEADLINE – September 1, 2018
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3-Day Workshop with Anna Rose Bain
“Alla Prima Portraits and Figures in Oil”
With a Portrait Demo the Evening Before
Workshop Dates: Friday, April 6th, Saturday, April 7th, and Sunday, April 8th
from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day (1 hr lunch from 12-1)
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We will be working from live models all three days. The first day will be focused on portraiture, and days 2 and 3 will be painting the figure. Some background in drawing is a must if you plan to take this class! Anna will demo each morning from the live model, and workshop attendees will have the opportunity to paint from the same model during the afternoon (we will have different models each day). As always, Anna will carefully
explain her thought process as she paints, and will give articulate, individualized instruction based on where you are in your artistic journey.
Demo info: Thursday evening, April 5th
(time TBA) Cost: $25
The demo is a separate event from the workshop and anyone attending must RSVP to Carol
Devereaux at email@example.com, and pay the demo fee.
Workshop & Demo Location:
Studio D–northwest corner of Spring Creek Valley
Shopping Center, corner of Beltline and Coit in Richardson. 7989 Beltline Road.
To reserve your place in the workshop, please email Anna to let her know you
are attending at firstname.lastname@example.org. Then, send a check for the full amount
to: Anna Rose Bain, 9596 West 89th Place Westminster, CO 80021, or pay via
Paypal to: email@example.com. Please include your phone number and
mailing address. Once you are registered, you will receive a materials list and
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the workshop start date.
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Deep Ellum Arts Festival
Friday, April 6 – Sunday, April 8
Voted “Best Festival in Dallas”, the 24th Annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival will take place on Main Street between Malcolm X Blvd. and Exposition Ave.
The three-day festival is FREE to attend! This year’s festival introduces the Deep Ellum Artists’ Gallery, presented by the Deep Ellum Community Association. If you are interested in being a Deep Ellum volunteer sign up here.
Experience more than 200 decorative and visual artists selling and commissioning original works, over 150 original bands and performance artists on four outdoor stages, two indoor stages, and two performance areas.
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Only a few days left to provide your feedback. Take the survey at https://bcworkshop.typeform.com/to/kEsSBB
Your input in this survey will help us understand the diversity of arts and cultural activity occurring across Dallas and in your neighborhood.
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500X Gallery Seeking Applications for New Members
for the 2018/2019 Season
Application Packets due April 7th, 2018
500x Gallery is an artist run gallery collective with a long tradition. Having been run by artists for 40 years, 500x relies on the talent and dedication of it’s members to continue exhibiting local and international artists.
Annual Solo Exhibition
Annual Project Space to curate
Experience working in a Gallery
Monthly dues ($50)
Attendance at Monthly Meetings and Gallery Events
Maintenance of Gallery
Exhibition Planning and Installing
20 images of Recent Work
Letter of Intent
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Demonstration by Keith Kriegel.
Presented by Arists ‘Round Texas on Sunday March 18 at 2pm at the Rowlett Conmunity Center, 5300 Main, Rowlett TX. http://www.artistsroundtx.org
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Join A Lil’ More Paint as we present “Afromagic” paint party. This will be a fun filled event. No experience is necessary. All supplies are included. Enjoy an evening of fun and tap into your creative side! Your art instructor for the evening will guide you step-by-step on how to paint your very own keepsake masterpiece.
March 24th, 2018
102, 5815 Live Oak St, Dallas, TX 75214
Please note…This is NOT a byob event. Food and beverages can be purchased from BuzzBrews Lakewood’s delicious menu.
What is the refund policy?
We DO NOT ISSUE REFUNDS.
What is included in the ticket price?
Your 16×20 keepsake canvas
RSVP at Eventbrite:
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APPLY TO THIS CALL
Entry Deadline: 5/21/18
As recommended by the Fort Worth Public Art Master Plan Update, a new pre-qualified list of artists will be established for upcoming projects. Fort Worth Public Art has two separate categories within the 2018 Pre-Qualified List of Artists based upon artists’ residency and experience in Public Art. Each list has a separate application process and will be reviewed by the panel independently. The Pre-Qualified Public Artist Lists includes eligible local, regional and national artists and assists and expedites artist selection processes. With the upcoming 2018 Bond Election, there is the opportunity for many new Public Art Projects at locations such as parks, libraries, community centers and streets.
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Art 7 Gallery Small Works Show
Saturday March 3, 2018 –
Saturday March 31, 2018
Aún Recordamos Aquel Hogar
Friday March 2, 2018 –
Wednesday March 28, 2018
Friday March 2, 2018 –
Wednesday March 28, 2018
Containing the Façade
Friday March 2, 2018 –
Wednesday March 28, 2018
Fort Worth Art Collective
Friday March 2, 2018 –
Wednesday March 28, 2018
Friday March 2, 2018 –
Wednesday March 28, 2018
Friday March 2, 2018 –
Wednesday March 28, 2018
Take Us To Your Leader
Monday February 26, 2018 –
Wednesday March 28, 2018
Thus, We Scatter as We Go Along
Friday March 2, 2018 –
Wednesday March 28, 2018
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MEET THE JUROR
Lyle Novinski is Professor Emeritus of Art and former Chair of the Art Department at the University of Dallas. He is an established painter and designer. He holds MA and MFA degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with further study in Philosophy and Theology at Marquette University. Professor Novinski’s interests as a working artist embrace a wide range of topics, including painting as a discipline, design and execution of liturgical spaces, and the history of sacred art. Consequently, he remains a sought after lecturer. His many exhibits over the years have brought note to his work with over 60 installations in churches including the windows of St. Rita’s in Dallas, furnishings for the Neuhoff Chapel at SMU, as well as a life-sized mosaic in a chapel in Rome. www.novinskistudio.com
- Juror talk & Reception Saturday, March 31, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
- Exhibit dates MAY 12 – JUNE 9, 2018
- Reception & Awards Ceremony Sunday, May 20, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
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Our next exhibition Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon + Layla Luna opens Friday, March 23rd at 5:30 p.m. and will include artist talks on the night.
Peter Ligon and Layla Luna share a common ground by articulating and exploring the architecture of dwelling spaces in their paintings. The results are quite different and yet each artist’s work exhibits a strong sense of place through abstract and observational painting strategies.
For details visit here.
Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas,1845 E. Northgate Dr., Irving, Tx 75062
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Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 2018 presented by Art Colony Association – Houston, Texas
OPEN DATE: 2/28/2018
Fee (Application Fee): $45.00
Event Dates: 10/13/2018 – 10/14/2018
About Bayou City Art Festival Downtown- October 13-14, 2018
Bayou City Art Festival Downtown is one of the nation’s premier outdoor fine art events. The jury for this festival takes place at the Art Colonoy Association, Inc. offices by an invited panel of artists, collectors and industry professionals. The festival has been consistently ranked among the top 25 in Sunshine Artist’s 200 Best.
- Bayou City Art Festival has a demonstrated history in strong sales for artists.
- A Sophisticated outdoor gallery under the iconic Houston skyline, transforming the streets of downtown into artistic avenues bursting with color and culture.
- National studies show Houstonians consistently have twice the discretionary income that workers in similar industries have around the country.
- Now accepting up to 5 applications per Artist profile (See rules for more information)
Texas Arts and Crafts Fair 2018 – Ingram, Texas
OPEN DATE: 3/1/2018
Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/29/2018 – 9/30/2018
In September 2018, the Hill Country Arts Foundation will relaunch the Texas Arts & Crafts Fair, after a hiatus of five years. The Fair will be on the foundation’s 13-acre campus in Ingram, Texas, just west of Kerrville.
The event is restricted to Texas artists and craftsmen.
Against a backdrop of the scenic Guadalupe River, between 2,000-4,000 attendees are expected to visit the Texas Arts & Crafts Fair Sept. 29-30, 2018. A VIP Preview and musical concert will be held Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.
The Hill Country Arts Foundation features a 720-seat outdoor amphitheater, 1,700-square foot art gallery, three art instruction studios, a printmaking studio and a ceramics studio with four kilns. Since 1959, the HCAF has provided community theatre, art workshops, art exhibitions, and visual and performing arts classes. Additionally, HCAF has become a top-ranked tourist destination with the addition of the Stonehenge II art installation.
Founded in 1972, this “official” state arts festival will feature a wide range of juried arts and crafts, favorite fair food offerings, entertainment and related educational and recreational activities.
To build upon the fair’s educational legacy, the 2018 event introduces a new feature called the “Art Exploration Zone.” This dynamic area will allow fairgoers to watch artists and craftspeople work, including an interactive area for children to make their own art.
Name of Call: City of Sugar Land Traffic Box Wrap Project
BEAUTIFYING SUGAR LAND’S STREETS The City of Sugar Land is seeking artists to aesthetically treat utility infrastructure throughout the community. Artists will be commissioned to transform traffic signal control boxes in Sugar Land from functional infrastructure into colorful and inspired works of art.
Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show 2018 – El Paso, Texas
OPEN DATE: 3/1/2018
Fee (Jury Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 11/17/2018 – 11/18/2018
The Las Artistas Art & Fine Craft Show, now in its 49th year, is a popular pre-Thanksgiving event, attracting an upscale audience of arts and crafts collectors and enthusiasts from El Paso, TX, Las Cruces, NM, and beyond. This small, artist-produced show is strictly juried, catering to affluent and savvy buyers. Booth fees are very reasonable and include electricity, reported art and fine craft sales are consistently strong, and the event has a friendly, easy going atmosphere. All booths will be located INSIDE and will be 10×10 or 10×15! To attract even more buyers, the show will feature art and craft demonstrations, live music, and creative cuisine from food trucks.
Las Artistas is working with a professional marketing agency with arts and crafts event expertise to promote the show and is updating its website to provide exhibitors with additional exposure. El Paso is known as a community that supports, promotes and funds the arts. In fact, our extensive advertising budget is funded in part by the Texas State Commission on the Arts and the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department.
This year, we are having a new section that we are calling Next Generation. This section of artists will be composed by local children under the age of 18. They will have a table displaying their pieces. This is part of an effort to build the art community in the area.
Don’t miss this opportunity to sell your work in a fun, festive environment!
Name of Call: TEMPO 2D: Temporary Mural Art Program
Eligibility: County: TX: Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, Williamson
The City of Austin’s Art in Public Places (AIPP) program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department, seeks qualifications from visual artists or artist teams to design, fabricate, install and de-install short-term mural artworks on pre-selected or artist-proposed City-owned sites.
• Artists will work with the community to realize their designs.
• Installation will take place in September 2018 and stay up for approximately one year.
• Murals may be hand-painted directly on the wall or surface, digitally-printed onto vinyl adhesives; or painted onto artist-created panels.
• Artists and designers who live and work in Williamson, Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Burnet, and Blanco counties are eligible to apply. Special consideration will be given to artists with lived experience in the neighborhoods in which they are proposing artwork.
Call Type: Competitions
Fee: $20.00 (12 Freedoms Gained Juried Show Fort Worth, Texas)
Entry Deadline: 5/1/18
Number of Applications Allowed: 3
In conjunction with the Juneteenth Festival host Unity Unlimited Inc.; Armor Bearer MM is curating a call to artists. The call is to 18 old’s and up from Texas. 12 Freedoms Gained is accepting entries in nine categories. Curator Tanya M. T. Starks. Her challenge theme is 12 Freedoms Gained for the time period of 1865 – 1945.
To Birth & Name Children
To Do Business
To Grow Food
To Preserve History or Heritage
To Read & Write
To Serve in the Military
To Vote, Legislate and Govern
June 9 – 10, 2018
Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum – Greenville, TX
Deadlines: Art & Craft: 04/03/2018 Music: na
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March 17 – April 8th
Reception this Saturay March 17th from 7-10pm
Downstairs and Upstairs / Main Gallery
For 40 years, our goal has been to give emerging artists opportunities to exhibit their work and become part of the larger cultural conversation in Texas. This March/April, 500X Gallery will be showcasing the work of talented MFA students from the many graduate programs across Dallas and Fort Worth. Members of t500X Gallery selected all of the artists through studio visits across the different campuses throughout the last year. Here are the selected artists:
Barbara Horlander – Texas Christian University
Ashlyn Lee – Southern Methodist University
Billi London-Gray – University of Texas – Arlington
Theresa NewsomeGarrard – Texas Womens University
Calli Nissen – University of Dallas
Sara Rastegarpouyani – University of Texas – Arlington
Blake Weld – University of North Texas
More info at http://www.500x.org/current-exhibitions/
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The 33rd Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition
May 12 – June 9, 2018
Irving Arts Center
This year the Texas & Neighbors competition received a record 637 entries from 246 artists residing in the five states of the regional show. Juror Lyle Novinski selected 75 paintings from this huge pool of work.
Congratulations to those eight Irving Art Association members whose work was chosen: Vidisha Bajpal, Ruben Contreras, Steve Danner, Denny Doran, Janet Gean, Sudeep Kumar, Beth Menking and Ann Rowley.
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center.
2018 Texas and Neighbors Chair: Linda Wood Shotwell
Volunteers are needed at the Irving Arts Center for Saturday, March 31 (intake) and Sunday, MAY 20 (reception). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
- SHIPPED PAINTINGS ARRIVE MARCH 26 – 30
- TAKE-IN MARCH 31 10 AM – 3 PM
- JUROR TALK & RECEPTION MARCH 31 7 – 9 PM
- RECEPTION & AWARDS CEREMONY MAY 20 2 – 5 PM
Preview Gallery – click here
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STILL LIFE & PORTRAIT OIL WORKSHOPS
Saturday, June 2 & 9, 2018
$75/day or $150 for both days
(20% discount for IAA members – $60/day or $120 for both days)
Note: $25/day is the nonrefundable deposit portion
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving TX. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association
REGISTER NOW – Pay with PayPal or a check.
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Francys’ paintings have a unique style, elegance, and technique. She blends realism with impressionism, uses bright colors, and creates soft edges. Her glazing technique was first developed by the old masters. She is a well-known demonstrator and workshop instructor in the North Texas area.
“Words, strung like pearls on a page paint a picture. Music tells the soul a story. Colours and shapes on a canvas make the heart sing. Three doors into a magical and lovely place that God’s gift, imagination, allows us to enter. As a child I strolled at will through these doors and lived in that place. As I “grew up”, I never left it.
In 1977 God gave me another gift in the person of artist Dick Turner. Dick gave a fortunate few the tools needed in order to use paint and canvas to take others into that world of beauty and peace. A world that might catch at your imagination and cause you to ask, “What if…..”
From the time I was a small girl I knew I would be an artist. I just didn’t know what kind. I read book after book about painters, musicians, dancers, and writers. Then in 1977, through the chance meeting with artist Dick Turner, I knew that I too would be a painter.
I immersed myself, soul and body, in that pursuit. I studied with Dick from 1977 until 1982, taking 5 and 6 classes a week at his private art school in Houston. I have also received instruction from William Reese, William Henry Earle, Carolyn Anderson, Greg Kreutz, Roberta Carter Clark, Ray Vinella, Jean Chambers, Scott Burdick and Daniel Greene.
I also teach in my home studio and am available for club demonstrations in the Dallas metroplex area.
For more about Francys, see her website https://www.francysflanaganartist.com
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The Public Art Program of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs requests the submission of qualifications from artists or artist teams to design, fabricate and install a work of public art at the Pleasant Oaks Recreation Center (PORC), 8701 Greenmound Ave, Dallas, TX 75227.
Pleasant Oaks Recreation Center is located in the heart of Southeast Dallas in the Pleasant Grove community and is the only recreation center with an official indoor soccer gymnasium. It has multiple athletic fields, a tennis court, a newly renovated playground, large picnic area with shade trees, walking trail, and a large pool open during the summer.
SCOPE OF PUBLIC ART PROJECT
The natural beauty of the environment surrounding Pleasant Oaks Recreation Center is the most noted feature identified by community members. There are lots of spectacular trees and the Recreation Center is widely used by community members.
- Artwork should reference and celebrate the area’s natural environment
- Artwork must be visible in the landscape
- Artwork must welcome visitors to the recreation center
- Artwork should reference the area’s history, it’s diversity and family life
- Artwork must require little maintenance for the expected lifespan of 20 years
- Be free of safety hazards.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 27, 2018
Questions? Please Contact
Drema Chavez, Public Art Coordinator
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St Patrick’s Cathedral for a St. Patrick’s Day SketchCrawl!
This March our monthly outing falls on St. Patrick’s day! We’ll meet at Bailey’s Barbeque located at 826 Taylor Street at 12:00 for lunch. We’ll walk a couple blocks east to arrive at St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 1206 Throckmorton St, Fort Worth, TX 76102 arriving at 1:30 pm for 2 hours of sketching inside or outside the beautiful church. We’ll reconvene at 3:30 in front of the Church to compare sketches and OOH and AAH.
There is FREE parking in Sundance Square Garage 3, located at 420 Throckmorton St. about 8 blocks away. As well as FREE street parking on Saturdays (if you can find it). Omni Hotel is located across from the Church; however there is a $22 daily parking fee.
Bring a friend, and if this is your first outing with us, welcome! A sketch outing isn’t a class, workshop or competition. It’s an opportunity for creative people to meet each other, draw together, and share their sketches with each other and online.
What are the rules?
1. There are no rules.
2. Anyone can participate, be it to draw for 20 minutes or the full scheduled time.
3. Any level of ability is welcome, from veteran artists to first time sketchers.
4. Bring your own sketching gear. A hat and sunscreen are a good idea.
5. Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
If you have questions shoot me an email at ViningPaula@att.net. Hope to see you there!.
Urban Sketchers Dallas/Fort Worth is a chapter of Urban Sketchers, an international non-profit committed to promoting on-location sketching across disciplines and around the globe. FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/urbansketchersdfw/
For more information see www.urbansketchers.org.
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This exhibit is open to RCAS members and non-members, age 18 and over. The location of the exhibit will be on the 3rd floor of the Richardson Public Library at 900 Civic Center Drive, Rich-ardson, TX 75080. $1,600.00 in cash and merchandise awards. Juror: Jane E. Jones.
Complete entry instructions and entry forms can also be found on the RCAS Home page at www.richardson-arts.org. A link to the Prospectus is also on the home page of the RCAS website. Prospectus: 2018 RCAS Spring Show Online Prospectus
Key information is:
– Entry Deadline: March 17, 2018 (no exceptions).
– Entry Process: You must enter online on the RCAS website at www.Richardson-arts.org. Payment may be made online or by mail. It is not necessary to submit images of your artwork.
– Open to all RCAS members and non-members, age 18 and over. - Artwork must be original without instructor supervision, and executed after March 2016.
– Categories are: Oil/Acrylic on Canvas or Hard Surface; Water Media on Paper; Collage/Mixed Media; and, Pastels/Graphics. (See Prospectus for size and subject matter limitations).
– Entry Fees: o Members $25 entry fee for one piece, $30 for two pieces and $35 for three pieces. Limit three pieces per artist. Non- members $35 entry fee for one piece, $40 for two pieces and $45 for three pieces. Limit three pieces per artist. - New or renewing members must pay the 2018-2019 membership fee in order to pay the Members’ reduced entry fee. You may do so on the RCAS website at http://richardson-arts.org/forms/membershipForm.html. - All fees are non-refundable.
– Entering this exhibition shall be understood to constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to all rules and conditions as set forth in the Prospectus. Please take the time to read it carefully.
|March 17, 2017||Entry Submission DEADLINE – No late entries|
|March 24, 2017
10:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m.
|Entries received at Richardson Public Library, 3rd Floor Gallery|
|April 17, 2017
6:30 p.m. til 8:40 p.m.
|Awards Presentation at Richardson Public Library during regular monthly Members meetings in basement conference room|
|April 28, 2017
10:30 a.m. till 12:00 p.m.
|Entries picked up at Richardson Public Library, 3rd Floor Gallery|
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The March Irving Art Association Members Meeting will be held on the 4th Tuesday evening, March 27 at 7 pm.
It will feature artist Junanne Peck, who will give a demonstration of encaustics, the ancient art of painting with wax and resin.
Her demo will feature basic core information, including the history of encaustic, health and safety, and the fundamentals techniques of painting and fusing. If time allows, she will also show how to create depth and transparency, texture, ultra-smooth surfaces, transfer of drawings, stencils, and collage.
Doors open at 6:d0 pm and the Meeting starts at 7:00 pm at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts in Irving. Guests are welcome. Directions.
Artists, don’t forget to bring your entry for the Artist of the Month competition. We will also have a Silent Auction of art supplies.
About the artist:
Junanne Peck was selected as a Texas Originals (TXO) Artist by the Texas Commission on the Arts.
Peck is a practicing artist-painter and printmaker for more than 30 years. Born in Texas and growing up in New Mexico. Her works are exhibited in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana and throughout Texas. Her works have been in solo and group exhibits. Peck also curates exhibits. She has been presenting workshops with Akua Inks using the pin press and etching press for the last 10 years.
Peck studied painting and sculpture at New Mexico State and was introduced to printmaking in Austin, TX at Flat Bed press. “I love that original prints can exist in more than one place at once and be shared with a wide audience.” Peck is published in “Fiber arts” Design Book 5.
For more about the artist see her website: http://firstname.lastname@example.org
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