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  1. INTRODUCTIONS June 24 – August 26 at CWFA! — June 26, 2017
  2. July 1st Reception for Johannes Boekhoudt, Kenneth Burris, and Doug Gray — June 26, 2017
  3. Best of Texas Clay 2017 – Call deadline July 31 — June 25, 2017
  4. Visual Art League of Lewisville Fresh Ideas 2017 call for entries — June 24, 2017
  5. 2017 Huffhines Art Trails call for artists — June 24, 2017

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INTRODUCTIONS June 24 – August 26 at CWFA!

INTRODUCTIONS
MARC DENNIS | ADRIAN ESPARZA | SHERRY OWENS | ROBERT SAGERMAN

EXHIBITION DATES

June 24th – August 26th, 2017

OPENING RECEPTION  Saturday, June 24th from 5 – 8pm

Adrian Esparza, Sunroof, 2017, sarape, nails, wood, enamel, 82 x 164 inches

1845 LEVEE STREET, SUITE 110 | DALLAS, TX 75207

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to introduce four new artists in this Summer’s upcoming exhibition, Introductions. Marc Dennis, Adrian Esparza, Sherry Owens, and Robert Sagerman display radical and unique talents in sculpture and painting. A reception will be held Sat., June 24, from 5 to 8 pm. The exhibit continues through August 26.

Marc Dennis (Brooklyn): Hyper-realist artist Marc Dennis brings levity, humor and virtuosity to his sumptuous oil paintings. The artist cites Southern European figurative masters such as Caravaggio, Velasquez, and Manet, and Northern European still-life masters, such as Bosschaert, Davidsz de Heem, and Rachel Ruysch as influences. Dennis’ paintings often depict subjects from the art historical canon infused with contemporary themes to form a critical perspective. The juxtaposition of pop-cultural iconography and artistic masterpieces subverts our sanctified views of art history’s most noble subjects.

Dennis received his BFA from The Tyler School of Art of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his MFA from The University of Texas at Austin. Over a dozen high profile private and public collections across the U.S. possess works by Marc Dennis. These include the collections of Larry Gagosian, Larry and Marilyn Fields, Bill and Maria Bell, and Glenn and Amanda Fuhrman. Public collections include The Rockwell Museum of Western Art, The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, and the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University.

Adrian Esparza (El Paso): Adrian Esparza explores material culture by “re-instilling lost value in found objects.” Esparza has inspired international attention through his deconstruction of the Mexican sarape. The artist reconstructs geometric forms using colorful thread from the sarape. Drawing inspiration from modern architecture, physical landscapes, and mid-century minimalist artists, Esparza depicts dramatic one and two-point perspectives to form striking dimensionality and volume.

Adrian Esparza received his BFA from the University of Texas at El Paso and his MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 1998. Artist residencies include ArtPace in San Antonio and the Border Art Residency in La Union. Esparza’s creative reinvention draws international appreciation from Mexico City to Berlin as well as in the U.S. Most recently, the Dallas Museum of Art featured Esparza’s pieces through the Center for Creative Connections Visiting Artists Project. Esparza’s works reside in the permanent collections of multiple museums including the Dallas Museum of Art, the El Paso Museum of Art, and the Perez Miami Art Museum.

Sherry Owens (Dallas): Sherry Owens is a prominent sculptor in the continuum of contemporary artists in Texas. Owens is known for her exquisite sculptures made from repurposed crepe myrtle branches. She constructs dense and often chaotic forms through a labor-intensive process of carving and composing. Entwined branches transform light to expand and shift perspective. This interlacing technique mimics the delicate intricacy found in nature.

Sherry Owens received her BFA from Southern Methodist University. Owens won the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award in 1999, the Artist/Craftsman Award from the AIA Dallas in 2014, and was chosen as the West Texas Triangle Artist in 2010 with a comprehensive survey at five West Texas museums. She co-founded the Emergency Artists’ Support League and served as president of the Texas Sculpture Association. Owens recently completed a large public art project for the Love Field Modernization Program at Love Field Airport in Dallas. Her work has been shown throughout Texas and the southwest and internationally in Peru, Germany, Greece, Turkey, and India.

Robert Sagerman (Jersey City): Informed by his academic studies in art history and Kabbalist Mysticism, Robert Sagerman creates pieces that awe and impress. The artist mills his own oil paint to build layer upon layer on canvas with a palette knife. The title of each piece then corresponds to the number of strokes made by the artist. Repetition as a form of meditation gives way to a mystical experience.

The artist received his BFA (1990) and MFA (1998) from Pratt Institute. A published scholar, he also holds an MS in Art History from Pratt Institute as well as an MA in Religious Studies and a PhD in Hebrew and Judaic Studies from New York University. During this time, he recieved two fellowships, one grant, and a certificate of excellence from NYU and the Pratt Institute. Sagerman’s work has been reviewed by Art in America, NY Arts Magazine, Kunstforum International, Art News and the Atlanta Journal Constitution among many others. He is in the public collections of the Portland Art Museum, The Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, and the Museum Für Konkrete Kunst.

Cris Worley Fine Arts is located at: 1845 Levee Street # 110, Dallas, TX 75207

Gallery Hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 11am – 5pm and by appointment.

214.745.1415 | inquiries@crisworley.com | crisworley.com

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July 1st Reception for Johannes Boekhoudt, Kenneth Burris, and Doug Gray

Join JM Gallery Saturday, July 1, from 5 until 8 for our opening reception featuring work from Johannes Boekhoudt, Kenneth Burris, and Doug Gray.

Join us this summer as we look back and enjoy a collection of works that explore meaning through abstraction. Doug Gray’s avian forms reduce nature to its essence in both shape and spirit. Arranged in groups, these ceramic birds portray—and evoke—human emotion, as they confirm the enduring power of human connection in the face of adversity. Johannes Boekhoudt similarly distills a range of emotions in his black and white drawings. He attacks the paper with forceful, aggressive lines, some of which coalesce into self portraits of an artist in a passionate struggle to find his place in the world, while others reveal a seemingly inescapable conflict between rich and poor, rulers and ruled, the elite and the common. In contrast to the explosive, spontaneous strokes of Johannes’s works, the lines in Kenneth Burris’s drawings are finely drawn and meticulously detailed. The images they convey, however, are no less expressive and no less powerful. Kenneth presents urban landscapes that combine realistic imagery (skyscrapers, power lines, satellite dishes) with fantastical details (pyramids, thorn trees, fishermen) that force us to question how we perceive our own “real” worlds. Each of these artists shares an ability to see past the surface and to express the essence of his subjects.

ABOUT JM GALLERY // JM Gallery offers works of art on paper and sculptural forms that engage both the eye and the mind. The gallery promotes artists who create smart, visually compelling work and showcases their art in a space that is inviting and accessible. JM Gallery is committed to working closely with artists as they develop their work and careers and to developing lasting relationships with collectors. In collaboration with area schools and non-profits, they enrich the creative community by teaching artists and collectors about navigating the complex world of art.

JM Gallery
1722 Routh Street
Suite 106
Dallas, Tx 75201

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Best of Texas Clay 2017 – Call deadline July 31

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Best of Texas Clay 2017  Call for Entries
The Best of Texas Clay is a biennial event sponsored by the Texas Pottery & Sculpture Guild (TPSG), it is open to artists residing in the State of Texas. For this year’s event, TPSG is committing a minimum of $1,600 in awards. Best in Show $1,000, First Runner Up $200, Second Runner Up $100, other awards $300. This year’s event will be hosted by Tarrant County College Northeast. Inquires may be made by email to info@tpsg.biz.

The juror for Best of Texas Clay 2017 is Melba Northum, an artist with thirty-seven years of expertise in ceramic sculpture and pottery with an active exhibition vita. Ms. Northum received a MFA in ceramics from the University of North Texas and her BFA in ceramics from Texas Tech University.

Ms. Northum has extensive teaching experience, including BFA & MFA ceramics programs at Texas Christian University, the University of Texas Arlington, University of North Texas, Tarrant County College, and Richland College.

Ms. Northum exhibits extensively in international, national, and regional venues, including work in the library collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Recent exhibitions include Broken Sugar, Fort Worth, Transience: Imperfect, Impermanent, Incomplete, Dallas and Oceans of the Unknown, at Cedar Valley College, Dallas.

Application Requirements:

  1. Must reside in the state of Texas.
  2. Application fee is $35 for TPSG members, $45 for non-members. Fees are non-refundable.
  3. Application and payment of fees will be accepted online only.
  4. Works must be original, created by the artist, the majority being clay.
  5. Pieces entered do not have to be for sale.
  6. TPSG will retain 20% of all sales.
  7. Artists are responsible for delivery of artwork to the exhibition site.
  8. Works cannot weigh more than 75 pounds and or be larger than 8’ x 8’.
  9. Artwork must be ready for installation when received. TPSG reserves the right to exclude work that present complex installation problems.
  10. Work may not be withdrawn from the exhibit before it’s completion.
  11. Work not retrieved by the pickup deadline will be donated to the Emergency Artists’ Support Leagueunless prior arrangements have been made.

The application may include up to three pieces. If your original application includes fewer than three pieces you may add to it before the deadline is passed. If more than three images are submitted, the first three will be used.

Preparation of Images for Entry:

  1. Images must be in JPEG format, 300 dpi and a maximum 1920 pixels on the longest side.
  2. File names must adhere to the following format, “Artist last name – first initial – title of the work.jpg”.
  3. Dimension of the artwork must be given in inches as height x width x depth.
  4. A brief description must be included with each image providing other relevant information such as materials used, firing process, etc. (a maximum of 100 characters)
Liability:

Every precaution will be taken in the handling of artwork. However, Tarrant County College Northeast and the Texas Pottery & Sculpture Guild are not responsible for loss or damage to any work of art. Artists are responsible for loss / damage to any work, and for insurance of artwork to, from and during the exhibit

Calendar:

Event / Activity: Date:
Exhibition dates September 4th – September 29th
Release prospectus May 1st
Entry deadline July 31st
Selection notification August 15th
Deliver artwork August 15th – September 1st
Exhibition installed September 3rd
Juror awards September 15th
Juror lecture September 15th
Opening / Artist reception September 15th
Show close September 29th
Return / retrieve artwork October 2nd – October 3rd
Click here if you would like to join TPSG

 

Click here to apply for Best of Texas Clay 2017

 

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Visual Art League of Lewisville Fresh Ideas 2017 call for entries

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The Visual Art League of Lewisville (“VAL”) Texas is pleased to announce a call for entries for the Fresh Ideas

Prospectus: Fresh Ideas Prospectus 2017 Final

2017 juried show to be held at the Medical City of Lewisville Grand Theater art gallery in Lewisville, Texas from August 5th through September 9th, 2017. DEADLINE for entry: Friday, June 30th, 2017

Fresh Ideas 2017 is the latest version of VAL’s prestigious juried exhibitions of new art works that represent current trends in modern art. Shown in the beautiful 2,000 sq ft Medical City of Lewisville Grand Theater art gallery (see http://www.mclgrand.com and http://visualartleague.org/about), Fresh Ideas includes regional artists who bring exceptional vitality to the Visual Art League’s exhibition series.

The exhibition is open to all visual artists who reside in Texas and contiguous states (Louisiana, Arkansas,
Oklahoma, and New Mexico). The non-refundable entry fee is $50 for non-members of VAL and $35 for VAL
members for a maximum of three (3) pieces of work. Membership forms to join VAL can be found at
http://visualartleague.org/test/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/11-27-16-VAL-Mbr-Form-with-Lisas-address.pdf .

Only original 2D and 3D art work (oil, watercolors, acrylics, pastel, mixed media, collage, drawing, prints,
photography, ceramics, textiles, fiber, encaustic, jewelry and sculpture) created in the last two (2) years which has not previously been shown in any VAL juried exhibit will be considered for inclusion in the show. Original means works conceived and created by the artist and not created in a classroom setting. The maximum size of entries into this year’s competition is 50” x 50” including the frame. All 3D artwork must be able to sit on a pedestal no larger than 20” x 14”” or on the floor. Artists may submit up to three (3) pieces for consideration.

Submissions of entries into the show will be via Callforentry.org
(https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4341) and must meet the requirements of that site
for size and type of image that is accepted.

Awards
• 1st Place Winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and a solo show in summer 2018 at the MCL Grand
art gallery in Lewisville.
• 2nd Place $500
• 3rd Place $250
• Two Honorable Mentions $150 each
• People’s Choice Award $100

Calendar
DEADLINE: Friday, June 30th, 2017, 1:00 AM Central Daylight Time (all subsequent times here are CDT).
Entries due at https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4341
• Monday, July 3 – Friday, July 21st. Judging
• Saturday, July 22nd. Artists notified of acceptance into the exhibition
• Saturday, July 29th: Accepted entries due at MCL Grand (shipping/mailing address: Visual Art League,
Medical City of Lewisville Theater, 100 North Charles St., Lewisville TX 75057, classroom 2) between
1:00 – 5:00 pm
• Saturday, August 5th: Opening Reception 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Award Ceremony 8:00 pm, MCL Grand art
gallery
• Saturday, September 9th: Final day of Exhibit
• Saturday, September 9th 5:00 – 6:00 pm and Monday September 11th 1:00 to 3:00, Pick up entries
• Week of September 11th, 2016 – Return of shipped artwork

Judge
Christopher Blay
Christopher Blay is an Instructional Associate and Curator at Tarrant County College Southeast. He earned a
BFA in 2003 from Texas Christian University in studio art with an emphasis on photography. Mr. Blay has
worked as a teacher at the Nasher Sculptural Center, and exhibited at Centraltrak in Dallas, the South Dallas
Cultural Center, 500 X Gallery in Dallas, and several other galleries in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. He is currently a Teaching Artist at the Rachovsky Warehouse in Dallas, has extensive publishing and judging experience and is also currently in the Dallas Museum of Art Visiting artist program. Additional information about him can be found at http://blayblogger.blogspot.com.

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2017 Huffhines Art Trails call for artists

Huffhines Art Trails – October 2017 – Richardson, Texas
https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5779
OPEN DATE: 6/16/2017
DEADLINE: 8/14/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 10/28/2017 – 10/29/2017

You are invited to apply to exhibit your work at the 41st Annual Huffhines Art Trails. Huffhines is a two-day festival held outdoors in Richardson, Texas, just minutes north of Dallas.  The show has grown since its humble beginnings to become one of the best arts and crafts shows in North Texas!  Huffhines is sponsored and hosted by the City of Richardson.  Nestled in the trees of Huffhines Park, Huffhines Art Trails has become a tradition for many artists, patrons, volunteers and entertainers alike. It has a strong reputation locally and the demographics of the area provide support year after year. This popular and successful event takes place on October 28 – 29, 2017.

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2018 Deep Ellum Arts Festival call for artists

Deep Ellum Arts Festival – April 6-8, 2018 – Dallas, Texas

http://deepellumartsfestival.com/applications/visual-artist

OPEN DATE: 6/16/2017
DEADLINE: 11/5/2017

Fee (Jury Selection Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 4/6/2018 – 4/9/2018

The 24th annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival® is the signature event of the Deep Ellum aria entertainment district located in downtown Dallas Texas. This free to attend visual and performing arts festival consistently draws tens of thousands of attendee’s daily who come to purchase original cutting-edge art directly from juried artists and experience “original music” from juried bands and songwriters selected to showcase their music from several outdoor stages. Public surveys have proclaimed this Festival as the “Best and Most Fun Arts Festival in Dallas”. The explosive expansion of high-end residential housing in the Deep Ellum neighborhoods along with the modern light rail transportation systems has created significant increases in local art buyers as well as throughout the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. In addition, the festival attracts thousands of tourists and conventioneers from the nearby downtown Dallas hotels.

This well-established annual Festival is always held starting the first Friday in April.

You are invited to present your best original works to our Jury Panel who will select 200 artists to participate and enhance this high energy, award winning, visual and performing arts Festival. Approximately 180 artists spaces will be assigned to Main Street locations and 20 spaces will be assigned to our Artist Court which intersects Main Street.

2018 Festival Visual Arts Key Dates:

  • Festival Dates: April 6-8, 2018 (24th Annual)
  • Process Opens: June 16, 2017
  • Application Deadline: 11:59 PM Central Time, November 5, 2017
  • Artist Jury: November 6-9, 2017
  • Acceptance Notification E-Mailed: November 10, 2017
  • Accepted Artists Posted on ZAPP: November 12, 2017
  • Latest Date For Festival to Receive Booth Fees: January 15, 2018 – Location and other special requests will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis determined by the dates exhibit fees are received.
  • Last Day To Cancel With Refund: February 15, 2018

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Exhibit opportunities at the Mesquite Arts Center

https://www.cityofmesquite.com/DocumentCenter/Home/View/7075

Exhibit Guidelines At the Mesquite Arts Center as proposed by The Mesquite Arts Council

Artists wishing to exhibit at the Mesquite Arts Center:

Contact Lindsay Graves at 972-216-8132

 

Mesquite Arts Center

1527 N Galloway Ave
Mesquite, Texas 75149

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Erin Cluley Summer 2017: Thirteen Artists opens June 24

SUMMER 2017

JUNE 24 – AUGUST 5, 2017
OPENING RECEPTION:
SATURDAY JUNE 24, 6:00-8:00PM

WORKS BY:
KALEE APPLETON
NADIA AYARI
ANTHONY GIANNINI
GARY GOLDBERG
ALISON JARDINE
RACHEL LIVEDALEN
NIC MATHIS
ANNA MEMBRINO
FRANCISCO MORENO
NIC NICOSIA
KEVIN TODORA
ZEKE WILLIAMS
PAUL WINKER

IMAGE: Anna Membrino, Undergrowth, 2017, Acrylic on canvas, 65 x 72 inches.

Erin Cluley Gallery http://erincluley.com

414 Fabrication Street

Dallas, Texas 75212

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Michael Holter Watercolor Workshops

Local artist Michael Holter teaches figurative and landscape watercolor workshops locally and around the country. A Complete List is Found at http://michaelholter.com/workshops

NACOGDOCHES TX (SOLD OUT)
WATERCOLOR IMPRESSIONISM LANDSCAPE
WORKSHOP DATES: 7/24/2017 – 7/26/2017
LOCATION: STEPHEN F AUSTIN UNIV

 

FREDERICKSBUR VA (4 SPACES)
WATERCOLOR IMPRESSIONISM LANDSCAPE
WORKSHOP DATES: 8/1/2017 – 8/3/2017
LOCATION: FREDERICKSBURG CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
FT WORTH TX (SOLD OUT)
SOCIETY OF WATERCOLOR ARTISTS
WATERCOLOR IMPRESSIONISM LANDSCAPE
WORKSHOP DATES: 9/19/2017 – 9/21/2017
PHONE: 817-478-2676
SAN ANTONIO TX
TEXAS WATERCOLOR ASSOCIATION
CREATING FIGURATIVE WATERCOLORS FROM PHTOS
WORKSHOP DATES: 10/3/2017 – 10/5/2017
PHONE: 830-336-3638
DALLAS TX
WATERCOLOR IMPRESSIONISM LANDSCAPE
WORKSHOP DATES: 11/9/2017 – 11/11/2017
LOCATION: ARTISTS SHOWPLACE GALLERY
WIMBERLEY TX
WIMBERLEY ARTISTS WORKSHOPS
LOCATION: CREEK HAVEN INN (ALL INCLUSIVE)
WORKSHOP DATES: 2/5/2018-2/8/2018
RENO NV
SIERRA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY
WORKSHOP DATES: 5/9/2018-5/11/2018
OTHER UPCOMING WORKSHOPS
Georgetown TX
New Orleans LA
Sacramento CA

Cloudcroft NM

Dillman’s Workshops WI
“I was fortunate to have mentions in issues of Western Art Collector, Plain Air and Southwest Art all in the month of April.”
Contact
Michael Holter
2816 Crow Valley Trail, Plano TX 75023
972,965.2078

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Mesquite Creative Artists June Exhibit

The Mesquite Creative Artists Association’s mission is to cultivate an atmosphere of learning, creativity, and arts through monthly art programs and art shows. You can see the fantastic array of artistry offered by the artists of the Mesquite Creative Artists in our Main Gallery now through June 30!

https://www.cityofmesquite.com/1782/Art-Gallery

Mesquite Arts Center

1527 N Galloway Ave
Mesquite, Texas 75149
Ph: 972-216-8132
lgraves@cityofmesquite.com

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FWCAC Closing Reception June 29th

Closing Reception
July 29th from 7pm – 9pm
with DJ Bilal
Some recent press about one of our current exhibitions from Glasstire

Make sure you check it out before it’s gone!

https://youtu.be/LMVC64gOK7g

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2017 Year on the Plaza Competition from the Catholic Foundation – August 24th deadline

Call for Professional Artists!!!!
Enter The Catholic Foundation Annual Art Competition before August 24, 2017 at 3:00pm:

For more info:
https://www.catholicfoundation.com/learning/current-events/plaza-art-competition.asp
Texas artists have until August 24th to enter and have their works displayed in the Dallas Art District for one year.
• No entry fee
• $2,500 Grand Prize Award.
• Share the exciting upcoming 2017 annual competition details with your local professional artist friends and go to catholicfoundation.com for more information.
• The public unveiling of the 2017 winner will be in October 2017.
Flyer: 2017 Art Competition postcard
Check out this 2 minute video about our annual Art Competition.

Meghan Donnelly
Director of Marketing and Communications
12222 Merit Drive, Suite 850
Dallas, TX 75251
P: 972-661-9792
F: 972-661-0140
www.CatholicFoundation.com

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JONES/MYERS/PIERCE opens June 24 at Craighead Green

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CAROLE PIERCE 
ANDY MYERS       
 BRYSON DAVIS JONES
Mirage
Natural Connection
Love Scare
___________________________________
CRAIGHEAD GREEN GALLERY
1011 Dragon Street
Dallas, TX  75207
214.855.0779
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54th Annual SWS Member Exhibition call for entries deadline June 30

54thSouthwestern Watercolor Society is pleased to announce it’s 54th Annual Member Exhibition to be held August 30 through September 30, 2017 at the Eisemann Center in Richardson.

Entry is open to members of the Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS), a nationalorganization based in Dallas and celebrating its’ 54th anniversary, with 400+ members throughout the USA. New members may join at time of entry. www.swswatercolor.org.

More than $5,000.00 in cash and merchandise to be awarded! Entries open May 1, 2017 and the deadline for entry is June 30, 2017 at midnight.

Enter through the CaFE (Call for Entries) website, www.callforentry.org. Use the word ‘watercolor’ or ‘southwestern’ on the Café site to search for our exhibition or this link should take you directly to the
SWS call for entry. https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4403 For assistance in
using Café, see Aids to Entering our Membership Exhibition on the SWS website.

Entry Fee (1st painting entry fee): $35.00; $5 each for 2nd & 3rd painting.

All work must be painted after January 1, 2015 (strictly enforced), original water media on paper or Yupo. Accepted water media include watercolors, acrylics, inks, gouache, casein, egg tempera, watercolor pencils and watercolor crayons. For complete requirements, see the prospectus. www.swswatercolor.org.

Exhibition schedule:

Entry Deadline Friday, June 30, 2017 (midnight)
Preview Party Sunday, July 9, 2017 Royal Lane Baptist Church 2:00-4:00PM
Acceptance Notification Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Deadline to receive shipped art Monday, August 28, 2017 Craters & Freighters
Deadline for hand-delivered art Sunday, August 27, 2017 Eisemann Center (1:00-3:30 PM)
Art hung Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Show Opens Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Eisemann Center
Juror judges Monday, September 11, 2017
Awards Reception Sunday, September 24, 2017 Eisemann Center (4:00PM
to 6:00PM)
Show Closes Saturday, September 30, 2017
Pick-up hand-delivered art Sunday, Monday, October 1, 2017 (Eisemann Center
1:00 to 3:30 PM)
Shipped art returned Monday, October 2, 2017 by Craters & Freighters

Juror for 54th SWS Membership Exhibition: Keiko Tanabe

Keiko was born in Kyoto, Japan and currently lives in San Diego, California, U.S.A. Primarily self-taught, she embarked on a professional art career as a watercolor painter in 2005 after working in international relations and marketing. Since then, her work has earned many awards and recognitions on national and international level. Her work appears in private and corporate collections in many countries. Her work was also featured in numerous art publications including L’Art de l’Aquarelle (France & UK), Practique des Arts (France), Watercolor Artist (US) and Artists & Illustrators (UK). She is also a sought-after workshop instructor, teaching watercolor courses both in the U.S. and abroad. She is currently a member of National Watercolor Society (signature), American Watercolor Society, North American Watercolor Artists and American Impressionist Society. Her website: https://ktanabefineart.com/

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London Sunset II

London Sunset II

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VAL presents Eilene Carver: Targets, opening June 23

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The Visual Arts League of Lewisville Presents Targets; a solo show featuring the works of Dallas based artist Eilene Carver.

Flyer: Press Release_MCL Grand VAL_Carver Targets Series

Website http://houstoncarverfineart.com/targets/

The MCL Grand Main Gallery will feature the paintings and drawings of Eilene Carver from June 23- July 29, 2017, with the opening reception Friday, June 23rd from 7-9pm. Gallery Hours T-Sat 10-5pm.

Eilene Carver is a South Texas native. She earned her BFA in Design from Baylor University and
her MFA in painting from UC Berkeley. Her pieces have received awards and been included in
national and regional exhibitions since 1986; including such venues as Laguna Gloria Museum in
Austin, The Berkeley Art Center, Women’s Museum of Dallas, San Antonio Museum of Art,
Michael Himovitz Gallery and the Graham Horstman Gallery.

Her work is included in public and private collections throughout the United States.
Eilene has taught drawing and painting at, Napa Valley College and the Richmond Art Center, as
well as conducting artist workshops in Thailand and Russia. She is currently a professor at Collin
College.

The works of this artist are particularly relevant given the almost daily occurrence of violence
directed at individuals or groups in public venues that in previous decades would be considered
safe; schools, concerts, public rally’s, nightclubs and sporting events. Her message regarding
these issues is, “if ignored, we are all possible “Targets.”

Artist statement:

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. “
-Aristotle

This series is a departure from my illusionary still lives, more graphic in quality and addressing
an overtly controversial topic. Remaining is the use of symbolism to address subjects in a
surreptitious manner.

Sandy Hook served as a sort of ‘final straw.’ I sat quiet long enough after Columbine and
various similar events unfolded. I was compelled to express my feelings regarding the effects
of these experiences. The thought of ‘Small Targets’ originally came from the heartbreaking
stories of the Stockton school shooting, which took place a mere thirty minutes from UC
Berkeley where I was a graduate student. An ever-growing occurrence, I remain as shocked at
the thought of children as “targets” as I was that day. As I researched, google maps of school
shootings are filled with drop pins too numerous to count. Overlapping pins block history of
previous events, a parallel to overloaded consciousness, we collectively forget the impact of
each personal loss.

The Target was an obvious symbol to represent the random acts of violence that have become
all too commonplace. It is immediately recognizable and universally suggests a predator setting
aim on a focused subject. When I began my research three years ago, the intended topic was
school shootings – unfathomable small targets. However, as I worked through the initial
concepts, the series evolved into a broader depiction. I started to consider the more expansive
concepts of targeted violence such as: Black Lives Matter, the Pulse nightclub massacre, the
July 7th Dallas Police shootings, the Holocaust and other forms of religious persecution.
The layering of content is as interesting to me as the layers of brushstrokes. This combined
focus is ever engaging for me as a painter. Expressing the effects of light and color on forms is
a constant in my process, no matter the subject. Specific to this series, I purposed strong
physical surface texture to suggest a subtext of tumultuous movement and mood.

Aesthetically, the works that represent a specific shooting are intentionally uncomfortable,
many of these developed over a collaged target. Concerning myself less with a formally
pleasing composition, instead blatantly displaying the message over a target or ‘X’ form which
extends from one end of the canvas to the other. Unintentionally, these works developed
much darker palettes than planned, possibly due to the level of emotional involvement in their
creation. Some of the small Targets works treat the subject symbolically. These works evolved
into a more static, calm, formal space; some even contain pleasing colors and imagery.

As always, I strive for my work to be visually interesting while inspiring an introspective search for meaning. I very much agree with Max Beckman who stated, “In order to get something universal you must be very specific.” I don’t presume to provide solutions to this complicated dilemma. I desire to stir awareness to the tragic losses and hope these works spur open dialogue regarding what can be done to prevent the excessive incidents of gun violence. If ignored, we are all possible “Targets.”

About the MCL Grand Theater & Center for the Creative Arts The MCL Grand is a multi-purpose facility supporting numerous arts groups in the Greater Lewisville area by providing state of the art spaces for artists to perform and display their works. In addition, each year the Grand hosts regional & national exhibits. The arts community benefits from the availability of generous classroom space for artists workshops and meetings.

The facility features a 296-seat theater with acoustics designed for both speech and music, a 2,200-square foot professional art gallery, a 2,400-square foot dance recital hall, 3,000 square foot black box theater and 1, 750 square feet of classrooms. The MCL Grand is in the heart of Old Lewisville, a newly revived destination spot with numerous trendy eateries and taverns surrounding Wayne Ferguson Plaza, urban park with easy access to Dart Rail, yellow line and I-35. MCL Grand 100 N. Charles Street, Lewisville, TX 75057.

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2017 Creative Arts Competition at the State Fair of Texas call for entries – deadline July 21

Now available online with all the details on the latest and greatest competitions,the 2017 Creative Arts Handbook is your guide to all things crafty. Whether you’re new to the crafting world or you consider yourself a Creative Arts veteran, the State Fair offers a wide variety of contests for participants on both ends of the spectrum. From jewelry making to jelly canning, pie baking to holiday decorating, and glass blowing to metal sculpting, the Creative Arts Department has something to excite the inner artist in you.

With more than 1,100 categories in 12 different departments of pre-Fair contests, as well as daily competitions taking place during the Fair, amateurs and professionals of all ages have endless opportunities to showcase their creative talents. Contest departments include: Art; Ceramics; Designer-Craftsman; Dolls; Foods (Canning); Hobby Collections; Holiday Corner; Needlepoint and Cross Stitch; Needlework and Sewing; Afghans, Rugs, Quilts and Bedspreads; Photography; and Scale Models.

Registration for the 2017 pre-Fair contests has officially begun, with a deadline of Friday, July 21 to submit entry forms and fees. Contestants can submit their entries via mail by July 21, or hand deliver items to the Creative Arts Building on August 11, 12, or 13 from 9 am to 5 pm. Only one entry per person may be submitted within each category. In the following weeks, entries will be judged and contestants will receive notification once the results are finalized. Entries that are awarded a ribbon will be on display during the 2017 State Fair of Texas, themed “Celebrating Texans.”

For all contest details, download the 2017 Creative Arts Handbook at BigTex.com. New contests have been added, some previous ones have been combined or removed, in addition to other updates. The 2017 State Fair of Texas runs September 29 through October 22. Register now to showcase your creative skills!

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Call for Sculptures – Arlington Entertainment District Sculpture Trail – Phase 4

DUE DATE: JULY 20,2017

The City of Arlington is seeking 2-3 sculptures for purchase to be placed within the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail located between AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park.  A total 18 sculptures have already be placed to date.

Please consider submitting a proposal.  RFP for Phase 4 of the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail: Phase 4 Call for Submissions June 2017

Please let me know if you have any questions. Also, feel free to forward to fellow artists that may be interested.

Gary Packan
Assistant Director
Arlington Parks and Recreation Department

817-459-5477  •  Fax 817-459-5495

717 West Main St  •  Arlington, TX 76013

Nationally Accredited Agency and Gold  Medal Finalist

arlingtontx.gov

 

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SPACES Dallas July 7, First Friday Artist Call

I’m excited to announce that SPACES Dallas will be hosting First Friday events on July 7, 2017 and August 4, 2017! With that being said, we are currently looking for artists to showcase their work and we would love to have you! We’ve been getting such a great response from members of the community as well as from artists who have previously participated and we want to keep the momentum going!

If interested, please fill out the form below-
http://tiny.cc/SPACESDallasArtist

If you know anyone else who might be interested, please have them contact-
SPACES Dallas Field Team

214-692-2800
Dallas.MckinneyAvenue@spacesworks.com


 

SPACES-Dallas wants to bring together everyone from local artists to students/faculty who all share a mutual love for the arts in their new building on McKinney Avenue.

  • There are no fees for showing your work
  • You may show as many items as you would like
  • You may sell your work at the event or just showcase it
  • You will need to bring presentation tools for your work (ex. easels, stands)
    • We will not be hanging art on the walls but we will have gridwalls available for use

If you think this is something that you or any artists/art students you may know would be interested in, they can register here-

http://tiny.cc/SPACESDallasArtist

 

You can check out the inside of our McKinney Avenue location below-

http://tiny.cc/SPACESDallasVideo 

A little more about us and the event-

Regus is the global leader of executive office suites and we are opening up a new brand in the US that we brought over from Europe called SPACES

Spaces is where you take it the next level.  Where you’re surrounded by like-minded people whose minds are made up to make it.  The interaction here is as inspiring as the interior.  Each SPACES location is a dropped pin of possibilities, connecting you to listeners, challengers, influencers, prospects and partners.  It’s a true community, animated by a vigorous calendar of events that enables everyone to learn and connect.  With progressive Euro design SPACES emphasizes wide-open collaborative areas.

We will be continuing to host First Friday events throughout the year so stay tuned for future registration opportunities!

Questions/Concerns?
SPACES Dallas Field Team
214-692-2800
Dallas.MckinneyAvenue@spacesworks.com

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COLLIN COLLEGE hosts the VISUAL ARTS GUILD OF FRISCO – Reception July 27

June 20, 2017 – THE ARTS gallery will host Visual Arts Guild of Frisco, a group exhibition, from July 26 through August 16, 2017.

A reception will be held, free and open to the public, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday, July 27.

The works from this exhibition will be selected by Dr. Clair Robertson, Professor of Art History at Collin College.

The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco provides a peer network for both established and emerging artists, as well as beginning artists and art lovers. Founded in 2001, VAGF has grown to become a vital part of the North Texas arts community. Each year, they host numerous art exhibits, workshops and educational lectures for our members and the public. VAGF also has visiting artist’s talks, networking groups, and critique circles and help each artist advance their knowledge and connections within the art community. For more about VAGF, see the website http://vagf.org

The gallery is located on Collin College’s Spring Creek Campus, Room A175, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Regular gallery hours are: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m-3 p.m., Friday-Saturday.

For more information about this or other exhibitions, contact Gallery Director Julie Shipp at 972.516.5070 or jshipp@collin.edu . THE ARTS gallery webpage is http://www.collin.edu/THEARTSgallery .

Art courses offered at Collin include 2-D design, 3-D design, ceramics, communication design, digital arts, drawing, figure drawing, jewelry/art metals, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and watercolor.

Collin College serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.

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Americans for the Arts Study: Irving’s Nonprofit Arts & Culture Industry

Irving’s Nonprofit Arts & Culture Industry Generates $25.5mm in Economic Activity; Supports 1,000+ Jobs Annually According to Americans for the Arts Study

IRVING, TEXAS. — The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $25.5 million in annual economic activity in Irving, Texas, supporting 1,031 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $2.6 million in local and state government revenues, according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 national economic impact study. The most comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry ever conducted in the United States, Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 was conducted by Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.

Irving’s Investment in the Arts Shows Great Returns

Results show that nonprofit arts and culture organizations spent $24.2 million during fiscal year 2015. This spending is far-reaching: organizations pay employees, purchase supplies, contract for services and acquire assets within their community. Those dollars, in turn, generated $20.2 million in household income for local residents and more than $1 million in local and state government revenues.

“Art, like water, raises all ships. The data from the Arts and Economic Prosperity study proves that the impact of the arts in Irving goes beyond the benefits of community engagement and quality of life, it bolsters the economic well-being of our city, says Todd Eric Hawkins, Executive Director of the City of Irving’s Department of Arts & Culture. “The arts not only builds metaphorical bridges in the community, it literally contributes to building bridges in Irving.”

National Impact of the Arts
Nationwide, the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 reveals that the nonprofit arts industry produces $166.3 billion in economic activity every year, resulting in $63.8 billion in federal, state and local tax revenues. In addition, it supports 4.6 million full-time equivalent jobs and generates $27.5 billion in government revenue.

“This study demonstrates that the arts are an economic and employment powerhouse both locally and across the nation,” said Robert L. Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts. “A vibrant arts and culture industry helps local businesses thrive and helps local communities become stronger and healthier places to live. Leaders who care about community and economic vitality can feel good about choosing to invest in the arts. Nationally as well as locally, the arts mean business.”

Arts Industry Boon for Local Businesses
In addition to spending by organizations, the nonprofit arts and culture industry leverages $1.3 million in event-related spending by its audiences. That spending pumps vital revenue into restaurants, hotels, retail stores, and other local businesses. In Irving, these dollars support 1,031 full-time equivalent jobs and generate $2.6 million in local and state government revenues.

Methodology, Participation, and Regional Announce
(June 28)
The Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 study was conducted by Americans for the Arts and supported by The Ruth Lilly Fund of Americans for the Arts. Americans for the Arts’ local, regional, and statewide project partners contributed both time and financial support to the study. Financial information from organizations was collected in partnership with DataArts™, using a new online survey interface. For a full list of the communities who participated in the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 study, visit www.AmericansForTheArts.org/AEP5Partners.

On Wednesday, June 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Dallas City Performance Hall the public is invited to a regional announcement of the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 study. The event is hosted by the Business Council for the Arts, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and the Dallas Arts District as well as local partners: Irving Arts Center/Irving Department of Arts & Culture, the City of Richardson, the Arts Council of Fort Worth, and the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater. The event is free to attend but registration is required. Visit ntbca.org for more information.

ABOUT IRVING ARTS CENTER / DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE
Irving Arts Center, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is now part of City of Irving’s Department of Arts and Culture. Irving Arts Center alone hosts approximately 1,400 events annually, including 200+ performances and 25+ exhibitions, welcoming more than 100,000 visitors. Parking is free and the facility is open daily. For more information, call (972) 252-7558 or visit www.IrvingArtsCenter.com.

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Mixed Media Workshop Sept. 8-10 at the Bonny Studio

Announcing Our next VERY BIG Mixed Media Workshop!:

Friday September 8th, Saturday September 9th and Sunday September 10th … 2017

10:00 to 4:00 each day

$425.00 All supplies included….and there are MANY supplies!

A list of items to personalize your work will be forwarded as we get closer to the date.

This process oriented workshop will focus on a variety of techniques and materials which can integrate with one another allowing for a broader and more confident way of approaching your work whether you normally work in acrylic, watercolor, ink, oil or encaustic. Participants will come away with a working knowledge of products and their use, a sense of how exploration, experimentation and a way of creating in the NOW to enhance your current practice can become the inspiration for new ideas.

Here are some GREAT pics from previous BIG Mixed Media workshops:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/theencausticcenter/sets/72157646426348241/

Some materials and techniques we will be utilizing:

Texture

Making our own Printmaking boards

Pours 

molding paste

pouring medium

canvas

canvas board

Acrylic Paint – palette knife effects, layering, dripping, splashing, thin washes and additive and subtractive approaches

Gouache and Speedball inks – for printing on monotypes

Monotypes – acrylic and watercolor on paper

Monotypes – encastic

Collage onto canvas– monotypes, various tissue and handmade papers.

Ink and charcoal – spontaneous mark making techniques and washes on mulberry paper

Cold Wax and oil paint – on paper using knives and brayers

Yupo – inks, watercolor and maybe oil painting

 

The workshop will include a power point looking at various artist’s work considering their unique approaches to surface treatment, composition, color and line etc

Additionally, I will be conducting demonstrations throughout the workshop as we engage in each technique. We’ll have a bit of time to share about our new discoveries and experience with these materials as we move along.

AND we will each bring some foods to share for breakfast and lunch. Always fun!

It will be a fantastic experience creating and getting to know one another even better! Thank you for being part of the journey and exploring new ideas! Bonny

 

Due to the abundance of materials and workspace needed, there is a 12 person limit.

Cost and payment: 

The cost of the workshop is $425.00

Please confirm availability asap as these spaces fill up quickly! Your payment secures your space.

Cancellation policy

A $100.00 non-refundable deposit holds your space.
Balance due: August 4th: $325.00

In the event of cancellation after the August 4th balance payment of $325.00; $315.00 will be refunded if someone from the waiting list is able to attend. Non-payment of the $325 balance by August 4th may result in someone form the waiting list taking the space so please be sure to watch for the balance due email announcement and please be in touch if there are any changes. Thank you!

Payment Options:

  • By check to The Bonny Studio 580 W Arapaho Rd. #262, Richardson, TX. 75080

* By  cash at

The Bonny Studio
580 W. Arapaho #262
Richardson, TX 75080

www.thebonnystudio.com
bonnyfineart@aol.com
214-405-5993

Bonny Leibowitz

The Bonny Studio

580 W. Arapaho Rd. #262
Richardson, TX 75080

214-405-5993

www.thebonnystudio.com

thebonnystudio@bonnyleibowitz.com

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The O’Keefe Studio Center: Advanced Studio Seminar

Introducing a new and exciting program…

The Advanced Studio Seminar

Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

This seminar is ideal for the artist looking to develop a more advanced, focused and personal studio practice. During this 6 month program, participants will develop a strong, well-considered body of work. Participants will benefit from the influence of various critiques with reputable visiting artists, multiple pier reviews, scheduled community work times at The O’Keefe Studio Center, reading assignments, writing assignments, a professional development crash course, and ongoing conversation and critique with the seminars primary adviser, Michael O’Keefe. This program will culminate with an exhibition highlighting a comprehensive selection of each participants work made during the time of the program. There are no requisites for this program; participants simply must be serious and committed to developing their artistic desires.

Cost: $1,350

What you get:

– Six months of weekly community work time at The O’Keefe Studio Center (36hrs)

– Twelve hours of group critique and discussion with Michael O’Keefe

– Two one-on-one critiques with Michael O’Keefe

– A professional development crash course

– Five 3-hour group critiques with reputable visiting artists

– The benefits of suggested reading assignments and prescribed writing exercises

– Participation in a group exhibition in a unique space in the Cedars neighborhood, south of downtown Dallas, highlighting a selection of each participants body of work.

Participants will meet on four Thursday evenings each month, from 6:00 – 9:00pm,starting in Sept., 2017, at The O’Keefe Studio Center. The program will run through March, 2018. Exhibition in April.  December will be a month off.

On the following dates participants will have group or one-on-one critiques with Michael O’Keefe: 9/7/17, 10/5/17, 11/2/17, 1/4/18, 2/1/18, 3/1/18.

On the following dates participants will have group critiques with visiting artists:10/19/17, 11/16/17, 1/18/18, 2/15/18, 3/22/18.

On the following dates participants will have work time amongst their piers at the Studio Center: 9/14/17, 9/21/17, 9/28/17, 10/12/17, 10/26/17, 11/9/17, 11/30/17,1/11/18, 1/25/18, 2/8/18, 2/22/18, 3/8/18, 3/29/18.

The group exhibition will be held in April, 2018, in a unique location in the Cedars neighborhood, south of downtown Dallas. The exhibition dates and times are yet to be determined.

Interested individuals should submit a short letter of interest (via email), briefly describing their artistic background, their artistic and professional goals and their general hopes for participation in the Advanced Studio Seminar. If it is determined that the interested individual is a good fit for the program, they will receive an invitation to join.

The seminar will have a minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 10 participants.

Contact Michael O’Keefe for additional information or to submit your letter of interest:mokeefesculpture@mac.com or (972) 528-0309

Tuition Due Dates:

A non-refundable deposit of $400 will hold your spot

$500 Due by 8/24/17

Remaining balance of $450 due by 12/14/17

theokeefestudio.com

The full schedule for all special topic classes and workshops for Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 will be announced next week.  Stay tuned as we have planned many exciting opportunities and great workshops with wonderful instructors!
Weekly Figure Drawing Classes are ongoing through the summer!
The Friday Open class is ongoing through the summer – see the website for more information!
The O’Keefe Studio Center
580 W. Arapaho Suite 290 Richardson, TX 75080

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More Calls for Artists around Texas

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For artist opportunities at local craft shows see http://www.dfwcraftshows.com


 

2017 Western Trappings on The Llano
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Fee: $25.00 (Western Trapping on the Llano 2017)
Entry Deadline: 7/1/17
Days remaining to deadline: 10
Event Dates: 10/13/17 – 10/28/17

A 16 day, Juried, International exhibit and sale of original Western Trappings, Art, Jewelry and Gear. The exhibit will be held in the Llano County Historical Museum, located at 310 Bessemer.

 


New Braunfels Fall Into Art Festival 2017 – Gruene/New Braunfels, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/30/2017

Fee (Jury fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 10/28/2017 – 10/29/2017

Join us for the Second Annual Fall Into Art Festival sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council (GNBAC). Last year’s event went incredibly well benefitting the artists, the GNBAC and the community too!  The Second Annual Fall Into Art street festival will be held again in the same locale as our first year,  Gruene Lake Village just blocks away from the 25th Annual Clay Festival held in the historic section of Gruene in New Braunfels and happening on the same weekend. This was advantageous for both the Clay Festival and the Fall Into Art Festival as many patrons enjoyed the abundance of art located in the Gruene section of New Braunfels on this happening weekend.



Cottonwood Art Festival Fall 2017
 
Richardson, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/23/2017

Fee (Cottonwood Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 10/7/2017 – 10/8/2017

Cottonwood Art Festival is located in Richardson, Texas where artists exhibit their work among towering oaks with lakeside beauty. This award winning event has been ranked one of the best fine art festivals in the nation and continues to uphold its extraordinary reputation as a first rate show. 2017 marks the 48th anniversary for this extraordinary event. Sponsored by The City of Richardson, Cottonwood Art Festival is a showcase for a large variety of fine art and fine craft and provides our patrons with the opportunity to meet and talk with the artist who created the work. Live entertainment, a Friday night gala for the artists and guests, a children’s art area and much more round out this perfect weekend in the park!


Name of Call: England Airpark/Alexandria Int Airport – Public Art Sculpture – ALEXANDRIA, LA

Budget: $125,000
Deadline: 9/8/17

England Airpark and Community, home to Alexandria International Airport, is seeking request for qualifications and preliminary proposals from individual artists or artists teams for the creation of a monumental gateway sculpture located in a site specific roundabout entrance to the Airpark. This site was specifically created for the installation of a public art centerpiece. This is a high visibility, high traffic opportunity with hundreds of thousands of vehicles utilizing the Airparks roundabout on an annual basis. The roundabout location is one of the most notable and prominent public spaces within the Central Louisiana community.


Name of Call: Richard Greene Linear Park Entertainment District Sculpture Trail – ARLINGTON, TX
Budget: $140,000
Deadline: 7/20/17

The City of Arlington (“City”) and Entertainment District Sculpture Trail (“EDST”) Committee are seeking a response to this call for public art submissions from artists interested in providing professional services needed for the placement of a sculpture(s) to be located in Richard Greene Linear Park.


 

Name of Call: San Pedro Creek Pre-Qualified List of Artists, San Antonio, Texas

Budget: $1,000,000
Deadline: 6/30/17

The design of the San Pedro Creek Culture Park (Park) will radically change the current experience of the creek. In addition to providing enhanced flood control and revitalizing the natural habitat, the Park will also reconnect the community to the water through the creation of a world class linear park that reflects the unique culture of Bexar County. To that end, the San Antonio River Authority (SARA), working collaboratively with Bexar County and the City of San Antonio, seeks exceptional emerging and established public artists working in a variety of media and artistic approaches for its Pre-Qualified List of Artists (List).


Art @ Discovery Green 2017Houston, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/22/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 11/4/2017 – 11/5/2017

Art@ Discovery Green along the Avenida  – A juried Art Festival featuring up 10 150 contemporary craft and fine artists selling their original and series works, located in the heart of Downtown Houston at Discovery Green Park.  Discovery Green, an Urban Greenspace, opened in 2008, encompasses 12 acres and is surrounded by the George R. Brown Convention Center, hi-rise living, luxury hotels and downtown sports arenas.  The park, which welcomed 1.5 million visitors in 2015, was named 4th best urban park in America in 2016 by USA Today.

Booth Fees Have Been Lowered For 2017!

Art@Discovery Green is produced for The Discovery Green Conservancy by festival director Lynette Wallace, with over 26 years of art festival management, and her experienced event team.   Artists needs are a top priority, offering continued hospitality with food/beverage and booth sitting.

Our festival this year will offer artist booths both on the Avenida and inside the park giving the artist easier load in and out as well as wonderful access for Houstonians and the 60,000+ visitors of the International Quilt Show going on in George R Brown.  November in Houston is traditionally one of the nicest months of the year, with comfortable temperatures and people enjoying outdoor events.  Discovery Green, always a destination for Houstonians, will be transformed into a celebration of Art and the independent artist including demonstration stage and cultural performances on the Avenida.


 

Art @ The Domain Austin – Fall 2017 Austin, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/22/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 10/14/2017 – 10/15/2017

Art@The Domain in Northwest Austin is a small boutique Art Festival featuring 85 fine artists and contemporary craft artists along a beautiful retail and loft living street, Century Oaks Terrace in the middle of The Domain

This juried 2 day art festival features fine art and contemporary craft in 14 media categories.  Being the sixth year for the fall show and the tenth art show at The Domain; the word is out to art buyers and shoppers. Within The Domain are over 20 restaurants as well as Whole Foods and over 50,000+ residents within the zipcode .

The Domain is Austin’s premier shopping and entertainment venue restaurants and luxury retailers such as Barneys, Tiffany and Neiman Marcus surrounded in a beautifully landscaped setting. The Domain includes luxury apartments as well as a Westin hotel and Aloft Hotel. The Domain, is a massive mixed-use development with commercial, office and residential in a contemporary setting.  The area was established 7 years ago and is growing rapidly.

Austin is also a major center for high-tech industries. Apple, Intel, Samsung, Hewlett-Packard and Google all have offices here. It’s eclectic and diverse and Austinites have a reputation for being supportive of the arts and of independent businesses.

For the touring artists Art@The Domain offers a weekend to fit into your Texas tour.    Also offered within the fall Blue Lotus Art Show Tour areaThe Shops At La Cantera October 7th & 8th and Art@Discovery Green, November 5th &…


 

The SHOW of Dripping Springs | 20171042 Event Center Drive, Dripping Springs, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/19/2017

Fee (Application Fee – Non-Refundable): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/30/2017 – 10/1/2017

The Artists Alliance of the Hill Country (AAHC) is spotlighting 56 juried artists at The SHOW as a two-day Fine Art Event from 11 AM to 5 PM.  Artists will display their work in a 12,000 square foot well-lit, air-conditioned ballroom with musicians performing original songs on-site throughout the two day event. Guest admission and parking to The SHOW is free. Food and drink are available on location. The Artists Alliance of the Hill Country will heavily advertise The SHOW in print, radio, television, and social media throughout Texas. Go view photos of last year’s art event at www.TheShowSpotlight.com. This page will be updated with the invited artist’s name, photos and website link.


 

Name of Call: Montana Rapid Transit System – EL PASO, TX
Budget: $350,000
Deadline: 7/7/17

This public art project will commission a total of 1 or 2 artists or artist’s teams to design and develop original artistic designs and/or images to be placed on each RTS station across the length of the corridor.


Name of Call: ASU Centennial Village – Phase II (Member, Texas Tech System)
Budget: $135,000
Deadline: 6/22/17

The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s) to be placed outside phase II of the Centennial Village Housing Complex, located on the Angelo State University Campus, a member of the Texas Tech System, located in San Angelo, TX. Construction of the new facility will be completed by July 2018.

Please see the full RFQ and image attachments at: http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=139869

Make sure all images submitted include work that you have created or that is in progress. Do NOT include proposed pieces that were not accepted. Also, include budgets of past projects.


 

 

 

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Fresh Ideas 2017 Show From the Visual Art League of Lewisville

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The Visual Art League of Lewisville will hold the  juried 2017 Fresh Ideas
show at the MCL Grand Theatre on  8/5 through 9/9.

More information regarding awards and deadlines in the Fresh Ideas
Prospectus. Fresh Ideas Prospectus 2017 Final

The exhibition is open to all visual artists who reside in Texas and contiguous states (Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico).

The non-refundable entry fee is $50 for non-members of VAL and $35 for VAL members for a maximum of three (3) pieces of work. Membership forms to join VAL can be found at http://visualartleague.org/test/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/11-27-16-VAL-Mbr-Form-with-Lisas-address.pdf .

Only original 2D and 3D art work (oil, watercolors, acrylics, pastel, mixed media, collage, drawing, prints, photography, ceramics, textiles, fiber, encaustic, jewelry and sculpture) created in the last two (2) years which has not previously been shown in any VAL juried exhibit will be considered for inclusion in the show. Original means works conceived and created by the artist and not created in a classroom setting. The maximum size of entries into this year’s competition is 50” x 50” including the frame. All 3D artwork must be able to sit on a pedestal no larger than 20” x 14”” or on the floor. Artists may submit up to three (3) pieces for consideration. Submissions of entries into the show will be via Callforentry.org (https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4341) and must meet the requirements of that site for size and type of image that is accepted.

Awards
• 1st Place Winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and a solo show in summer 2018 at the MCL Grand
art gallery in Lewisville.
• 2nd Place $500
• 3rd Place $250
• Two Honorable Mentions $150 each
• People’s Choice Award $100

Calendar
DEADLINE: Friday, June 30th, 2017, 1:00 AM Central Daylight Time (all subsequent times here are CDT).
Entries due at https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4341
• Monday, July 3 – Friday, July 21st. Judging
• Saturday, July 22nd. Artists notified of acceptance into the exhibition
• Saturday, July 29th: Accepted entries due at MCL Grand (shipping/mailing address: Visual Art League,
Medical City of Lewisville Theater, 100 North Charles St., Lewisville TX 75057, classroom 2) between
1:00 – 5:00 pm
• Saturday, August 5th: Opening Reception 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Award Ceremony 8:00 pm, MCL Grand art
gallery
• Saturday, September 9th: Final day of Exhibit
• Saturday, September 9th 5:00 – 6:00 pm and Monday September 11th 1:00 to 3:00, Pick up entries
• Week of September 11th, 2016 – Return of shipped artwork

 

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Alternative Process Photography Artist Talk June 17 at JM Gallery

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Join JM Gallery tomorrow Saturday, June 17, at 1:30 for an artist talk with photographers Peter Blackburn, Amy Holmes George, Frank Lopez, Kathy Lovas, and Susan Sponsler-Carstarphen.

JM Gallery is excited to work with photographer and teacher Frank Lopez in presenting an exhibition of works by local photographers who explore the limits of technology and chemistry through experimental processes that challenge our notions of how photographs are made. These artists use a variety of processes—some old, some new, and some in combination—to create images that cannot be reproduced using standard methods. Frank, for example, scratches, tears, and bleaches exposed Polaroid film and then scans and retouches the images to create abstract works that illustrate the process itself. Susan Sponsler-Carstarphen offers cyanotype images on fabric that recall ancient “wanted” posters, but present portraits of men and women standing up for victims of racial profiling and police brutality. Amy Holmes George’s ziatype prints are still lifes composed of babies, duckies, ring toys, and children’s clothing that appear at once concrete and dreamlike; familiar, yet strangely haunting. Kathy Lovas presents Police Blotter, an artist’s book in which Polaroid pinhole photographs of newspaper crime reports, school photos, and encyclopedia texts are layered to pose the questions: “Who will become a criminal?” and “Who will become a victim?” And Peter Blackburn works with gum bichromate printing, a 19th-century technique that produces rich, painterly images, to capture the energy of dance.
ABOUT JM GALLERY // JM Gallery offers works of art on paper and sculptural forms that engage both the eye and the mind. The gallery promotes artists who create smart, visually compelling work and showcases their art in a space that is inviting and accessible. JM Gallery is committed to working closely with artists as they develop their work and careers and to developing lasting relationships with collectors. In collaboration with area schools and non-profits, they enrich the creative community by teaching artists and collectors about navigating the complex world of art.

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International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art deadline July 16

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6th Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art 

Exhibition Dates:  Oct. 7-Nov. 12

Entry Deadline: July 16

Apply to this Call for Entries (www.callforentry.org)

Juror: IARS is pleased to announce Linda Komaroff as the esteemed juror for this year’s exhibition. Dr Komaroff is the Curator of Islamic Art at the Los Angeles County Museum (LACMA) in California. Linda Komaroff has served as LACMA’s curator of Islamic art since 1995. Her exhibitions at LACMA include The Legacy of Genghis Khan: Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia, 1256-1353 (2003); A Tale of Two Persian Carpets (2009); and Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts (2011). The latter was the first major exhibition on Islamic art organized by an American institution to travel to the Middle East, to the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha (2012), where Dr. Komaroff was the guest curator. Among her contemporary exhibitions are: Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East, Part 1 (2015) and Part 2 (2016). Combining historirical and contemporary art, her next international loan exhibition for LACMA, In the Fields of Empty Days: The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art, is scheduled for 2018.

Eligibility: This juried art exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older from around the world. All art submitted should be based on or inspired by Islamic art and design, Islamic literature, Islamic architecture and Islamic cultures, current social issues and presented in a positive light. Only artwork produced within the last two years or since 2015 will be accepted. Artwork shown in the previous IARS juried exhibitions is not eligible to be entered.

Media: All 2D and 3D art, including but not limited to painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media, art glass, fiber arts, hand pulled prints, photographs, small art installations, video art and original digital prints are welcome. Giclee prints which are not original will not be considered.

Curator: Shafaq Ahmad, IARS Art Director

IAC Exhibition Director, Marcie Inman.

Opening reception for the artists will be held at the Irving Arts Center on;
Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 6 – 8 pm at the Irving Arts Center,
3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062

  

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Opening reception of Adam Palmer: Sister’s Sticker Collection June 15 at The Magnolia Theatre

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OPENING THURSDAY
at The Magnolia

Adam Palmer
Sister’s Sticker Collection

Thursday, June 15, 2017
6 pm – 8 pm
Ro2 Art @ The Magnolia Theatre

3699 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

RSVP to Sister’s Sticker Collection

About the Artist

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2nd Annual Christmas in July Craft Show & more call for vendors

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Ho,Ho,Ho…Merry Christmas in July!

Join C I Events and Production   https://www.facebook.com/cieventsandproduction/

for the 2nd Annual Christmas in July Craft Show.

Event features vendors, food, holiday music and Christmas decor. FREE admission to the public! Located directly across the hall from the Lone Star Gun Show at Will Rogers Memorial Center.Vendors apply here:

https://form.jotform.us/71398266772166

The form also allows you to apply to several other shows sponsored by C | Events and Production

 

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2017 Art Connection entries due July 8 & 9

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17th Annual  Art Connection Members’ Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: July 15-Sept 16
Entry Deadline: July 9 – 
Hand-deliveries of art work accepted on Saturday, July 8, noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 9, 1 to 5 p.m.
Reception & Awards Presentation:  July 16 from 2 – 4 p.m.

Call for Entries / Prospectus Information

 

Two and three dimensional art works by artists of all ages are on view as part of the Art Connection visual arts membership program. All current Art Connection members who wish to participate are eligible.  Entry fee is $5 per work and artists may submit up to two pieces of work.  Prizes are presented in three categories: Youth, Non-Professional and Professional with an overall “Best of Show” prize also awarded.

Thematic Challenge: All You Need is Love & Art
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of “The Summer of Love” and Irving Arts Center’s “Summer of ’17,” participating artists are invited to create artwork which explores the theme of “All You Need is Love & Art.”

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Irving Arts Center, Main Gallery
3333 North MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75062

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Chinese Brush Painting and Ikebana Demonstrations at the Irving Arts Center

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We have two exciting artist talks and demonstrations during our FREE GALLERY TOURS this month surrounding the Annual Exhibition of Chinese Brush Paintings and Ikebana. Here are the details…

  • Thursday, June 15th at 6:30 PM
    • Chinese Brush Painting demonstration from Mary Jane Sledge.
  • Thursday June 29th at 6:30 PM
    • A beginners approach to the beautiful art of Ikebana presented by Mary Ripperton.

Pictured: Oriental Brush Demo with Mary Jane Sledge and Arlene Earhart (Associated Women in the Arts, March 2017)

Guided Tours Every Thursday and Sunday!

Check the May/June tour schedule

for specifics about what will be featured each week.

Free guided tour times include:

  • Thursdays at 6:30 PM
  • Sundays at 2:30 PM

Year of the Rooster: Annual Exhibition of Chinese Brush Paintings and Ikebana

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Gallery Admission is FREE

Gallery Hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Irving Arts Center

3333 North MacArthur Blvd. Suite 300
Irving, TX 75062

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Dan Spangler Portrait Drawing Workshop June 17

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Have you ever dreamed of being able to draw a portrait of someone and it actually look like them? Do you think drawing a portrait is too difficult a task for you to handle? This Saturday, June 17 from 1:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M., Dan Spangler is teaching a workshop that will teach you how to draw a portrait. Spangler will break it down and teach you how to measure the face to get an accurate portrayal of the face you want to draw. He will work with you until you understand the basics of constructing the face on paper. If you practice what he teaches you in this workshop on Saturday, you will be amazed at how fast you will progress in being able to draw very good images of the people around you.

So Fear No More! Come on down to the Shanley House Center for the Arts, 224 Travis Street by the Hood County Library and take this workshop with Dan Spangler. The workshop is $50 and he will supply materials needed.

If interested contact him at 817-897-3808 or email: danspangler@att.net

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Funky Finds Vendor applications for Holiday Shopping Experience

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We are now accepting handmade vendor applications for our holiday event to be held November 18th & 19th in Fort Worth, Texas!

We are also accepting Sponsors, Advertisers and Swag Donations.

Visit the event website for all the details. Vendor app deadline is August 13th.

 

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Jane Cornish Smith: Cold Wax Workshop Sept. 22

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Jane Cornish Smith’s 1-day Cold Wax Workshop; Cold Wax Creations – Abstracted Landscape!

Cold Wax Creations – Abstracted LandscapFriday, Friday, September 22nd, 2017
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The cost is $225.00 which includes MANY supplies (supply and registration info below)

8 spaces available

Cold wax is an amazingly fun and versatile medium in which to paint!  Its luscious, buttery consistency combines with oil paint to result in beautiful translucent works of art. Endless possibilities abound utilizing brushes, scrapers, and incising tools to make cold wax paintings that yield dimensional surface textures, layers, vivid color, depth, and a silky patina. The workshop includes basic instruction on composition, color, value and line, as well as a look into the emotive and conceptual aspects of art making.

 

Provided and Suggested Supply list:  

Provided: 

 

Please bring Oil paints – this can be a variety of your favorite colors but be sure to have a good range and plenty of white. Any brand will do.

Please bring some photo references of landscapes, a sketchbook for notes and a lunch.  

 

  • Containers for turp  Provided
  • Paper towels – one roll per person provided but please bring more

Please bring Tape – blue or green, 1- 1.5”

 

About Jane
Originally from Canada, Texas-based artist Jane Cornish Smith’s nomadic childhood, along with her artist mother, fostered an appreciation for creative expression from a young age. Jane produces paintings and sculptural work with diverse materials and subject matter, but has concentrated in recent years on cold wax and encaustic mediums.  She has attended artist residencies at the International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture in Umbria, Italy; Vermont Studio Center; and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and earned BFA, MLA, and MFA degrees. An award-winning artist, her work hangs at the University of Texas at Tyler, Brookhaven College, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Museum of Encaustic Art in Santa Fe, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery in Wales, the Cancer Support Community of North Texas, and others. She enjoys teaching, and making art from her glass-lined studio in rural Lone Oak, Texas.

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Payment and Registration info:
The cost of the workshop is $225.00
Only 8 spaces available so please let me know right away if you would like to join in and I will confirm space availability. Spaces fill up quickly!
Please pay in full (via the below options) $225 or contact me if you’d like to make another arrangement.

Cancellation policy:
In the event of cancellation, $100.00 will be refunded if someone from the waiting list is able to attend.

Payment Options (after availability is confirmed:)

* via PayPal by logging into paypal and sending your $210 payment to bonny@theencausticcenter.com or please request a paypal invoice from me.

* By check to The Encaustic Center, 580 W Arapaho Rd. #271, Richardson, TX, 75080

* By credit card; call Bonny at 214-405-5993

* By cash at The Bonny Studio or The Encaustic Center, please call or email Bonny to schedule a time: bonny@theencausticcenter.com or214-405-5993

Thank you!! Bonny

The Encaustic Center: theencausticcenter.com
580 W.Arapaho Rd. #271
Richardson, TX. 75080
Schedule: http://theencausticcenter.com/schedule.html
Bonny Leibowitz
bonny@theencausticcenter.com
214-405-5993
Deanna Wood
deanna@theencausticcenter.com
972-345-9968
Directions: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=The+Encaustic+Center&hl=en&hq=The+Encaustic+Center&hnear=Denton,+Texas&t=h&z=10

The Bonny Studio Classes: thebonnystudio.com

 
580 W.Arapaho Rd. #262
Richardson, TX. 75080
214-405-5993
thebonnystudio@bonnyleibowitz.com

Bonny Leibowitz
www.bonnyleibowitz.com
bonny@bonnyleibowitz.com

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Bowman Glass Exhibition Opening Thursday @ CAC

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THIS WEEK | At the Center + In the Community

bowmanglassBowman Glass Studio Exhibition at CAC
CAC is pleased to present a collection of Blown and Kiln Formed glass sculpture by husband & wife artists Mary Lynn and Jim Bowman. On View June 5th – July 29th.
Reception: June 15th6:30 – 8pm
Creative Arts Center of Dallas
2360 Laughlin Dr, Dallas, Texas 75228
2017 CAC Annual Juried Membership Exhibition – Call for Entries
Submission Deadline:Friday, July 7th
Opening Reception:August 5th, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Creative Arts Center of Dallas is now accepting submissions for our 2017 Annual Juried Membership Exhibition, hosted by Mary Tomás Gallery. In this juried exhibition our panel will be looking for the most exceptional of member work in all mediums. CAC members are invited to submit up to three images of original 2D or 3D artworks created within the last two years for consideration.
For further information, please contact Andrea Blanco at ablanco@creativeartscenter.org or via phone (214) 320-1275.
CALENDAR:
  • May 30th – July 7th: Submission of artwork
  • July 21st: Accepted artists notified
  • July 26th-28th: Artists drop-off artwork to Mary Tomás Gallery, 11 am – 5 pm
  • August 5th: Opening Reception in conjunction with Craighead Green New Texas Talent XXIII Exhibition from 5:30 – 8:30 pm
  • Sept 2nd: Exhibition Ends at Mary Tomás Gallery
  • Sept 4th & 5th: Pick up artwork at Mary Tomás Gallery, 11 am – 5 pm
More info…  https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4478

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Expand Your Creativity! Jewelry and Abstract Painting at Sparks Studio

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SIGN UP FOR A WORKSHOP…   817-266-3085  Jewelry classes for June-July… Painting in August.


Call Suzanne 817-266-3085 or email suzannebmcneill@hotmail.com to reserve a seat in any class
our mailing address… Sparks Studio Art, 1809 Elm Crest Drive, Arlington, TX 76012
Visit SparksStudioArt.com for a complete description of classes.
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