Sharon Giles

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Join the DALLAS CONTEMPORARY now to attend a MEMBERS ONLY Opening: Amer, Davenport & Mikhailov Sept. 29

GHADA AMER Ceramics, Knots, Thoughts, Scraps IAN DAVENPORT Horizons BORIS MIKHAILOV Parliament

EXPERIENCE DC OPENINGS FIRST!

Join now to attend a MEMBERS ONLY OPENING CELEBRATION

SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2018
7.00 PM – 10.00 PM

 

EXHIBITIONS THROUGH: 17 DECEMBER 2018

More info at dallascontemporary.org or +214 821 2522

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Art on the River: Sculptures Premiere in Jefferson

Art on the River: Celebrate the Premiere!

Two Events – September 18 and September 29 – Celebrating the Premiere of

Three Separate, Intricate Outdoor Sculptures in Jefferson, Texas

BACKGROUND:        Richard Collins, the President and Founder of the Collins Academy, working with the City of Jefferson created an Artists-in-Residence program. The purpose is to build …

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What’s Happenin’ at Your Private Collection Art Gallery

Last Saturday Gallery Night Your Private Collection Art Gallery, Historic Square, Granbury, TX September 29, 2018 5 – 8pm Your Private Collection Art Gallery’s September 29 will have double the enjoyment with TWO interesting artists. Lemme is an artist of Bas Relief, Sculptures and Murals. She has an extensive exhibitions record that includes seven solo exhibits at …

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Plano Art Association: Global Reflections -a Multicultural Art Exhibit

Plano Art Association Partners with Plano International Festival
for “Global Reflections,”
a Multicultural Art Exhibit On Display at Gallery@Courtyard, Courtyard Theater, Plano, September 20 through October 26.
Opening Reception Thursday, Sept. 27, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Courtyard Theater As part of the 2018 Plano International Festival, Plano Art Association will …

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Pooran Lashini workshop: Geometric Patterns in Middle Eastern Art & Culture Sept. 22 & 23

 

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Patterns in Middle Eastern Art & Culture

Workshop by Pooran Lashini

Saturday, September 22nd & Sunday, September 23rd, 2018  9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75061

Cost: $60 for two …

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Fort Works Art: Life in Analog call for film photography – deadline Sept. 23

Life In Analog: A Juried Film Photography Exhibition

Please visit the link below to submit:

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5553

Entry Fee: $35.00 (Fort Works Art Juried Photography Show)
Deadline: 9/23/18

Event Dates: 10/17/18 – 11/3/18

Fort Works Art is pleased to announce an open call for submissions for Life In Analog: A Juried Film Photography Exhibition. The competition …

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2018 Diamonds & Denim Gala Oct. 6

NIGHT OF MASKS

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018

7:00PM

10572 FM2932, Terrell, TX 75160

The 2018 Diamonds & Denim Gala brings together supporters for the arts in Forney for an evening of fun! Enjoy live music entertainment, live and silent auctions, masquerade painting and more all while raising funds for the …

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LCC calls for art: HECHO EN DALLAS – deadline Sept. 29

15th Annual HECHO EN DALLAS Juried Exhibition
Call for Artists
Submission deadline: Saturday, September 29, 2018 by 5 pm

Hecho en Dallasis an annual juried exhibition designed to showcase the recent work of professional artists who reside and are active in the artistic environment of the Dallas area. The exhibition …

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VAL’s WILD & FREE reception & awards Sept. 22

Wild & Free is the final show for the Visual Art League of Lewisville for 2018.

This is a VAL Gallery members show and is judged by Barbara J. Mason. Avant-garde art and a surprise art installation.

The show runs from September 15-October 13 at the MCL Grand Gallery. 100 N. Charles Street in …

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Bivins Gallery Disrupts The Crescent® with Immersive Pop-Up Event: Psychedelic Robot

For a limited time, acclaimed artists Punk Me Tender, not.travis, LeCash, and more create installations with experiential twists.       Psych Robot Fact Sheet       Psych Robot Press Release

DALLAS (Aug. 20, 2018) – With a vision to democratize the art world and shatter the intimidation that often accompanies it, Bivins Gallery presents its …

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Sept. 25 Irving Art Association meeting: FACE OFF! John Irizarry vs John Hunter

Tuesday, September 25th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m is the monthly Members’ meeting of the Irving Art Association. This is the first meeting of the new season, and we’ll announce new opportunities for our artists!

For more about IAA, see the website IrvingArt.org or email us at info@irvingart.org. Location: Jaycee Park Center for the …

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Sarah Graham Hartman watercolor demo for SWA Sept. 17

The next Society of Watercolor Artists member meeting is tomorrow, Monday, September 17th at 7pm.

Artwork critique will begin at 6pm.  Bring a painting which is in progress or completed if you would like an artist critique.

Artist of the Month competition will continue this month.  You’re encouraged to bring a framed piece to hang.  Winners are …

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North Texas Giving Day Sept. 20

This year approximately 500 organizations in the Arts, Culture & Humanities category are asking for your donations to support their programs:  https://northtexasgivingday.org/categories/arts-culture-humanities.

You can browse the list of organizations alphabetically or sort by county, city or matching funds availability. Or do a name search.

Although the designated day is September 20th, you can also set …

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Award Winners of the 2018 Irving Art Association Animal Art Awards Exhibit

For the 17th year, IAA has hosted  a competition featuring animal art. Formerly a national show, this year we returned to a regional scope, putting the emphasis on DFW area artists.

Any animal species was accepted as subject matter for works, both wildlife and domestic, including pets. This year creatures from fantasy, mythology and Cryptozoology …

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2018 Geometric Gala Oct. 12

The Tenth Annual Geometric Gala will be held on Friday, October 12th, from 7:00 PM-10:00 PM. This event will be at The Museum of Geometric of Geometric & MADI Art, 3108 Carlisle St. Dallas, TX 75204. Tickets will be $115 for Non-members, $95 for Members and $75 for Young Professional Members. Raffle tickets priced at …

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CAC’s Blue Plate Special 2018 Oct.6

Creative Arts Center of Dallas’ Blue Plate Special Scheduled for October 6 Signature Fundraising Event Auctions Exclusive Ceramic Plates Designed by Notable Texas Artists

Dallas, TX (September 12, 2018)  – The Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) is hosting its signature fundraising event, the Blue Plate Special, on Saturday, October 6th with Honorary Co-Chairs Pamela Nelson …

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Acrylic Printmaking with a Gelli Plate: Demo & Mini-Workshop Sept. 18 by Sharon Giles in Farmers Branch

Sharon Giles will demo and and teach a mini-workshop on Gelli printing for the Farmers Branch – Carrollton Art Association (FBCAA) meeting on September 18, 2018. Guests are welcome for the demo 10:30 – noon. The mini-workshop is $10 and runs from 1-3pm.

To sign up for the workshop, contact Bess Saloman at besstek@yahoo.com.

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Trinity Arts Guild 2018 Fall Members Show call for entries

Open to T.A.G members. https://www.trinityartsguild.net/.  Join or renew your membership now! https://www.trinityartsguild.net/membership

Trinity Arts Guild Gallery Bedford Boys Ranch Park 2819 R.D. Hurt Parkway

Bedford, TX 76021

Prospectus: https://www.trinityartsguild.net/prospectus-and-entry-forms

Prizes and Awards Up to $1,500 in cash and prizes First, Second, and Third will be awarded each category with a minimum of 15 entries. Honorable mentions …

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Papier-mâché Workshop Oct. 6 & 13 with Leticia Garcia

Leticia Garcia – Papier-mâché Workshop Oct. 6 & 13

Leticia Garcia is an Irving artist who creates delightful works using the ancient art of Papier-mâché. She will be sharing her modern methods of constructing figures and objects with paper and paste.

A workshop in two sessions:

Dates: Saturdays, October 6 and  13

Time: 10am- 4pm

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Monticello: The Legacy of Slavery Exhibit at the African American Museum

http://www.aamdallas.org/monticello

Monticello: The Legacy of Slavery uses Jefferson’s Monticello to explore the dilemma of slavery and the lives of enslaved families and their descendants. Thomas Jefferson’s iconic words in the Declaration of Independence—“all men are created equal”—inaugurated a new nation defined by principles of freedom and self-government, while a fifth of the population remained …

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Reisha Perlmutter Exhibit: Undercurrents at Fort Works Art

AUGUST 29 – OCTOBER 13, 2018 at Fort Works Art

Fort Works Art welcomes artist Reisha Perlmutter to Fort Worth, Texas. Coming off of her recent nationally acclaimed show in New York entitled “King Woman”, an all-female show curated by Mashonda Tifrere, it is an honor to showcase her work in her first Solo …

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Landscape Workshop by Steve Ko Oct. 27 & 28

Steve Ko  – Landscape Workshop October 27 and 28, 2018

https://www.trinityartsguild.net/steve-ko-workshop

Location: Trinity Arts Guild Gallery, Bedford TX

Join us for Steve Ko’s landscape class. Steve was so popular we asked him to return to do a different topic.  We will offer the option to pay 3 ways again. Minimum Deposit is …

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E. Melinda Morrisoin oil demo for Richardson Civic Art Society Sept. 18

RICHARDSON CIVIC ART SOCIETY

http://www.richardson-arts.org/

Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month – from September to May – in the Richardson Public Library basement meeting room. The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m.

The business meeting is followed by a demo artist in any of several media including watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, and …

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Paint and Photograph Rowlett Juried Art Competition – register by Sept. 15 to avoid late fee

Juried Art Competition Call for Entries

Open to all artists 18 and older, using oil, acrylic, collage, pen & ink, watercolor, pencil, etc, and photography. On registration day, you pick up your map, names and locations of designated places to paint or photograph, and a Rowlett Chamber of Commerce Welcome Bag. NOTE: Artists MUST …

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RCAS Membership Show entries due Oct. 2

All current RCAS members may enter up to 3 works of art. Non-members may join prior to the show in order to participate. (Click Here to Join)

The entry deadline is October 2, 2018. Take-in will be on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Richardson Library, Third Floor …

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CRAFT GUILD: Guest Artist Workshops

Learn with Today’s Leading Artists at Our Guest Artist Workshops

The Craft Guild is proud to continue our 70-year history of bringing the nation’s top artists to Dallas for guest workshops to give you an opportunity to learn new techniques, and explore new directions, hands-on with nationally-known artists. http://thecraftguild.org Guest artist workshops fill up quickly; …

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Call for Entries – Día de los Muertos:: Memories Written in Verse at the Bath House Cultural Center

Entries Deadline: Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Bath House Cultural Center will present the 32nd Annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) art exhibition, October 13-November 10, 2018. Reception: Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 (5-7 PM).

This show features local, regional, and international artists working in traditional and contemporary styles to celebrate, explore, …

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Bob Burridge acrylic demo for Southwestern Watercolor Society Sept. 11

Next Meeting: Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 7:00 pm, LLUMC Asbury Hall, Dallas.
http://www.swswatercolor.org/ In addition to the SWS membership exhibit this month and reception, we also will be treated to a demonstration by Bob Burridge at the monthly meeting while he is here to judge the membership show and is teaching a three day …

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DALI: Poetics of the Small and Aliyah: A Moment in Jewish History: exhibits opening at the Meadows Museum

This fall, the Meadows Museum, SMU, will present a major exhibition of works by Salvador Dalí (1904–1989), exploring an overlooked or lesser-known aspect of the artist’s oeuvre. With Dalí: Poetics of the Small, 1929–1936, the Meadows is organizing the first in-depth exploration of the artist’s small-scale paintings—some measuring just over a foot, and others …

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September Meetings at the Trinity Arts Guild: Sept. 10 Tanjore Art and Sept. 12 Composition

Location: Trinity Arts Guild Gallery, Bedford Boys Ranch, 2819 R. D. Hurt Pkwy., Bedford, TX 76095-0671 (817) 283-1422  www.trinityartsguild.net

Navneeta Khemka will be the guest demo artist for TAG’s first meeting of 2018-19 on Monday, Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m.. She will teach us about Tanjore art. Tanjore Painting is one of the most popular forms of classical …

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Swap Meet Sept. 13 at the Craft Guild

Time to Trade and Swap:  9/13 Swap Meet   Come with your excess tools or supplies and trade, sell, buy or just browse at the Guild‘s quarterly swap meet, held at the Guild on September 13 from 10 am to 5 pm. There are no booth fees to worry about, and if you sell something …

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Crockett Row’s 4th annual Chalk Art Festival on Sept. 29 – call for artists

Crockett Row to host 4th annual Chalk Art Festival, Sept. 29 Interactive art activities, live music, children’s entertainment and more

WHO: Crockett Row at West 7th

WHAT: Join Crockett Row for an afternoon “chalk” full of fun at the 4th annual Chalk Art Festival! Attendees will get to see the evolution of elaborate chalk art designs created by talented street painters and enjoy …

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VAGF call for art: Créme de la Créme 2018

VAGF members Fall show titled Crème de la Crème will be held from October 1, 2018, through November 4, 2018.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography, Mixed Media, and Sculpture. The subject matter is open. All works must be the original concept of the artist  and must …

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Two Solo Exhibitions at Mary Tomás Gallery open Sept. 8

Two Solo Exhibitions at Mary Tomás Gallery

SEPTEMBER 8 – OCTOBER 6, 2018

Winter Rusiloski “Ethereal Horizons”

Shawn Saumell “Paradise Lost”

MARY TOMAS GALLERY
1110 Dragon Street
Dallas, Texas 75207

214-727-5101 or 214-597-9972
mary@marytomasgallery.com

Gallery Hours:
M-F 10-5  Sat. 12-4 and by appointment

Mary Tomás Gallery is a contemporary …

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Camp Bosworth brings Dairy Queen to Webb Gallery! THANK YOU, PLEASE DRIVE THRU

It is all Dairy Queen around here with carvings and sculpture by Camp Bosworth!

 

        SEPTEMBER 16 – NOVEMBER 25, 2018

 

new big pottery by Carl Block &
upstairs will host new drawings by
Esther Pearl Watson & paintings by Mark Todd

 

opening celebration: Sunday, Sept …

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