Sharon Giles

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The Gallery 8680 ~ Call for Red Show

A call for artists to submit work for this show titled RED — this show is open for all mediums and must be the artist’s original interpretation of RED. Our desire is to create a space for emerging artists of a visionary nature. Whether self-taught or raised within the disciplines of art, we believe that …

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VAGF’s Fresh Start entries due Jan. 19

VAGF members’ Fresh Start show will be held from February 2, 2020, through March 1, 2020 at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N Dallas Parkway, Frisco TX 75034.

VAGF Fresh Start Show 2020 ~ Call for Artworks

Submission Deadline: January 19, 2020
Acceptance: January 26, 2020
Load-In: February 2nd
Load-Out: March 1st
Reception: Sunday, February …

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ZAPP calls for Art Festivals & Shows around Texas

ZAPP enables artists to apply online to multiple art festivals & shows through one central website, http://ZAPPlication.org.

Austin Music & Arts Festival 2020 Round Rock, Texas Event Dates: 3/14/20 – 3/15/20
Deadline: 1/1/20 Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Days to Deadline: 19 More Event Info

Houston Music & Arts Festival 2020 Sugar Land, …

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CaFE Calls for Artists around Texas

CallforEntry.org is a great source for artist competitions, art festivals, public art calls, and art residencies. Search by call name, organization, or city and filter by call type, deadline, entry fee, state etc.

Madeley National

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7070

Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Texas
Fee: $35.00 (Madeley National)
Entry Deadline: 12/20/19
Days remaining to deadline: 7
Time to take a breath! We …

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Patrick Michael Reeves – Plein Air Oil Painting Class | Prairie Creek Park in Richardson Dec. 14

FINAL CLASS OF THE YEAR
LOCATION: PRAIRIE CREEK PARK IN RICHARDSON

PLEIN AIR OIL PAINTING CLASSES
BY PATRICK MICHAEL REEVES
All Skill Levels Welcome

Accomplished impressionist painter, Patrick Michael Reeves, invites you to share in his vast knowledge and love of plein air painting with his new monthly classes offered in the Lake …

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POSADA Dec. 15 at the Latino Cultural Center

POSADA Sunday, December 15, 2019, 4-8 pm

Join the Latino Cultural Center for its 16th annual Posada. This free, family-friendly event will include a procession, crafts and live entertainment!

4 pm – Guests are asked to gather on the LCC plaza before the procession begins.  
4 – 8 pm – Children can enjoy …

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Betty Watkins: Making a Splash at Giddens Gallery

You are invited – Betty’s Reception & Show
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

“Making a Splash”by Betty Watkins

Betty’s Show Dec 12 – 21, 2019
Gallery open Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm

Saturday, Dec 14th, 2019
Betty’s Reception
6:00 PM till 9:00 PM Enjoy Fine Art, Complimentary Wine, Hors d’oeuvres and Smiles …

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Dallas International Film Festival deadlines for DIFF2020

Don’t miss DIFF 2020 Regular Submission Deadline! December 13th, 2019.

Dallas International Film Festival proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway, the world’s #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests. Apply at https://filmfreeway.com/DallasInternationalFilmFestival

December 13, 2019 Regular Deadline
January 9, 2020 Late Deadline
March 23, 2020 Notification Date
April 16 – 23, 2020 Event …

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VAL’s Wondrous World call for art

Exhibit from January 4 – February 1 2020

Opening Reception Jan. 4th 7 – 9 PM

Sponsored by the Visual Art League of Lewisville (VAL) https://visualartleague.or

Description: Artwork reflecting the beauty, richness, and diversity of the world’s cultures and scenery.

Intake 12/30 at the Location: MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville, TX …

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Lucha Libre entry deadline Dec. 20

OPEN CALL: Lucha Libre Art Exhibition
Deadline:
 Friday, December 20th @ 5:00 pm
About the Open Call
We have another OPEN CALL for artists!

Guest curator, Jose Vargas, will be curating a Lucha Libre Art exhibition that is scheduled to open on January 11, 2020. Artists are encouraged to submit any artwork inspired by the popular and …

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Introducing: Culture Pass Dallas!

Introducing: Culture Pass Dallas! We are excited to announce Culture Pass Dallas!

About Culture Pass Dallas

Culture Pass Dallas allows anyone with a Dallas Public Library card to sample some of the many arts and cultural events in Dallas. These free tickets are brought to you courtesy of our many Dallas arts and …

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Holiday Workshops at the Cedars Union

Sunday afternoon and Tuesday night!

Linoleum Carving December 15th
and DIY Wrapping Paper Workshop December 17

Take your gift-wrapping to the next level by carving and printing relief stamps out of linoleum. Participants will learn basics in relief printing and carving, using the stamps to create customized wrapping paper. We welcome stamp sharing and will have …

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Winter Workshops for Kids at One River School: Dec. 26 & 27th

One River School of Art + Design 3288 Main Street Suite 102 Frisco, Texas 75033 (469) 362-8136

NOT SURE WHAT TO GET?
GIVE A ONE RIVER GIFT CARD!

Purchase a One River School gift card! Choose from $100, $150 or $200 Cards that can be used towards classes, workshops and summer camps!

SHOP GIFT CARDS >

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Patrick Saunders Oil Workshop Feb. 19-21

PATRICK SAUNDERS OIL WORKSHOP
PAINTING WITHOUT BORDERS

FEBRUARY 19-21, 2020

The Woman’s Club of Fort Worth
$450.
Limited space available
Contact: DiAnne Arnette
Dianne@diannearnette.com
Or
Carolyn Watkins
Watkins_ca@sbcglobal.net or (214) 850-4926

Explore the essential techniques for painting from direct observation and photography with award winning painter Patrick Saunders. Learn to paint any subject, from the most simple …

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Clases del Arte en Enero (January classes in Spanish in Irving — bilingual too)

Patrocinado por Asociación de Arte de Irving / sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061. irvingart.org

Instruccion gratis. $10.00 Costo de materiales – Pague en la primer clase.
FREE instruction. $10 materials fee – pay at first class.

Naturaleza Muerta / Still Life: Jan. 8 …

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2020 Watercolor Workshops from the Southwestern Watercolor Society

2020 SPRING WORKSHOPS

All the workshops start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. each day. All of the Spring workshops are being held at Teta Smith’s Studio in the SKYPONY GALLERY, at the Shops at Willow Bend Mall, 6121 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093. The mall is just off North Dallas Tollway …

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Brenda Swenson Watercolor Workshop April 21-24

Negative Painting With Watercolors
April 21st – 24th, 2020

On Saturday, December 14 at 9am, registration will open for the upcoming Brenda Swenson workshop sponsored by the Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth.

Register at https://www.swawatercolor.com/workshops

Registration will be open exclusively to SWA Members for one day on Friday and then opens to …

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Vetro Christmas Ornaments events & Gifts

Vetro’s Best one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts! Help Create Christmas Ornament Events Extreme Ornament Help Creates 
Nov 15th – Dec 28th
Online Registration Required
http://www.vetroartglass.com/events/event/extreme-ornament-help-create/

Traditional Ornament Help Creates
Nov 23rd – Dec 23rd
First Come, First Served ONLY  For Details Click Here

From ornaments, candy canes, glass vases, sculptures and more we’ve got a seasonal selection of glittering gifts for everyone on …

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Upcoming Texas Commission on the Arts Application Deadline and Updates

TCA has some upcoming application deadlines. As always, the TCA staff is happy to discuss your goals and eligibility to determine which programs are right for you. You may also request that a TCA staff member review your application and provide feedback. Ideally, these requests would be made at least two weeks before the …

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Leather Sketchbook Journal Class – Jan. 17 with Suzanne Sparks

Professional Leather Journal for Sketching or Writing January 17
Friday 9:30 -3:00

Cost $55   –   includes a Book ‘KIT’  for an 8″ x 8″ journal
with Leather Cover, needle, professional thread, end papers, and key closure
Suzanne McNeill          817-266-3085

Learn how to prepare papers to create signatures.  Stitch each signature …

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Doug Walton Workshop Jan. 3-5, 2020

DOUG WALTON NEW YEAR’S ENCOUNTER 2019

DATE: Fri-Sun, Jan. 3, 34, & 5, 2020 TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
FEE: $165 for three days or $60 per day. A $50 deposit will hold your place. 817 277-6961

Upstairs Gallery, 1038 WEST ABRAM * ARLINGTON, TEXAS 76013
info@upstairsartgallery.com
http://www.upstairsartgallery.com

https://www.upstairsartgallery.com/Artist_Pages/dougwalton-13.html

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Christmas sale at the Upstairs Gallery

THE ART OF CHRISTMAS GIVING from now through Christmas

GALLERY HOURS Tuesday ~ Saturday 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM a gallery group show Hand thrown pottery, hand loomed scarves, hand woven baskets, quilted stitchery, farm house watercolors, barnwood crosses,  new works by gallery artists and selections from our Upstairs Collection Paintings to Give and …

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Ro2 December Exhibits

Thingness Group Show
  OPENING RECEPTION
Saturday, December 7 
7-10PM

On View
December 7, 2019 –
January 4, 2020

Ro2 Art | The Cedars
1501 South Ervay Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Noun\ ˈthiŋ-nəs \
: the quality or state of objective existence or reality.

Ro2 is proud to present ‘Thingness’, a group …

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Chaco Terado opens Dec. 14 at Valley House

Join us for the Opening Reception next Saturday, December 14, 6:00pm-8:00pm, for Chaco Terada’s exhibition “Listening in the Silence.”

Valley House Gallery is honored to present our first exhibition of work by Chaco Terada, a native of Japan who has called Dallas home since 1992. Chaco was the nickname given by her grandmother and …

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“Small Works Show” – TVAA Gallery Art Exhibition for December 2019

Just in time for the holidays, the Small Works show is with gift-giving in mind. Any subject matter is welcome in any style, including traditional, impressionist, expressionist, abstraction, or non-objective. Smalls pieces of sculpture and ceramics are included in the show.

Texas Visual Arts Association
TVAA Gallery
Plaza of the Americas
700 N. Pearl, Ste …

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2020 IAA Masquerade Awards Competition call for entries

(The Mask and the Hidden Persona)
26 January 2020 through 28 February 2020

Curators: John Lee Hunter & John P. Irizarry
Judge: TBA
Awards Reception: Sunday, 09 February 2020 – 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Masquerade Party: Friday, 28 February 2020 – 7:00 to 9:00 pm
(Door Prizes/Prize for Best Costume)

SUBMISSION & PAYMENT
REGISTER ONLINE
(by …

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2019 Christmasfest Dec. 13 -15

34th Annual Christmasfest on Hart Street
Friday, Dec. 13 5-9pm
Sat., Dec 14 10am-6pm
Sun., Dec. 15 11am-4pm

6342, 6344, 6346 & 6348 Hart St.

Fort Worth, TX 76112

Hosted by Hart Street Pottery, WV Glassworks and Mudworks Studio

woodwork, clay art, graphic art, jewelry, mosaic, book art, handmade soap, gourd art, art glass, fiber art, mixed …

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December CADD News: Openings & Events

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

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Dual Color exhibition at Janette Kennedy Gallery Dec. 5 – Jan. 4

Dual Color: a joint exhibition by artists Ginger Cochran and Reanna DiPaolo.

Dual Color will be an in-depth experience of contemporary abstract art at Janette Kennedy Gallery, at SouthSide Building on Lamar, and will be on display from December 5th – January 4th, 2020.

An opening reception will be held on Saturday, December 14th, …

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The Gift of Art exhibition at MCL Grand

The Gift of Art: An Art Sale Exhibition
Dec. 7 – Dec. 28

The Gift of Art exhibition returns for its third year with more than 100 works of art. All works can be purchased in time for holiday gift-giving. Searching for that perfect holiday gift can be challenging, but The Gift of Art …

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Transparent Universe

November 1, 2019 – January 26, 2020

The exhibit features the work of Orna Feinstein and McKay Otto.

For more about the artists, see their websites: https://ornafeinstein.com and https://www.mckayottoart.com

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, 3109 Carlisle Street
Dallas, TX 75204 http://www.geometricmadimuseum.org

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Embracing Art: 6 Visionary Women

On exhibit Nov 22, 2019 – Jan. 18, 2020

Featuring Jane Jones, Jean Newman, Karen White, Marie Renfro, Sue Alston and Teta Smith

Brown Bag Lunch Conversation with Artists
December 11, 2019, and January 8, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 1:00

ArtCentre of Plano 902 East 16th Street, Plano, TX 75074 …

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M.A.D.E. a holiday indoor festival Dec. 15 at Stage West

Holiday shopping that’s easy and fun?! YES!
It’s the Holiday Edition of M.A.D.E. our beloved indoor festival fundraiser, featuring Music, Arts&Crafts, Drinks, & Eats with local origins.

Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 12-5pm

Stage West Theatre
821 W Vickery Blvd in Fort Worth
Box Office 817-784-9378

stagewest.org

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Opening Dec. 7 at Fort Works Art: Adam Fung + Lisa Krannichfeld

Fort Works Art is excited to present a solo exhibition by Adam Fung, Associate Professor of Art at Texas Christian University and a new addition to the Fort Works Art roster of contemporary Fort Worth artists.

In this solo exhibition in the lower gallery, Fung will include selections from the Iceberg X series, …

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Margaret Sullivan & John Mitchell at Webb Gallery Dec. 8

Margaret Sullivan

Please join us this coming Sunday, December 8th 1-5pm for a knockout trunk show  of jewelry with MARGARET SULLIVAN, plus the exhibit and sale of the folk art collection of John Mitchell (of Mitchell’s Folly) from Eureka Springs.

Webb Gallery– downtown Waxahachie this Sunday December 8th 1-5pm
209 W. Franklin – come join us!!!  …

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