Sharon Giles

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Giddens Gallery of Art: Artist Naomi Brotherton

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine is again open to our normal days and times: Tuesday thru Saturday, 11am – 6pm.  We look forward to seeing you soon.

“A Conch With Friends”
by Naomi Brotherton
click here to enlarge painting

Matted 30 x 23″ Watercolor

Born April 8th, 1920, Naomi’s acclaims are many. Among …

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Bonham’s Creative Arts Center Photo Show Goes Digital – call for entries

Each June, the Creative Arts Center hosts a Photography Show. This is a long-standing tradition dating back to the Red River Photo Club, which got the tradition started. Occasionally, the show is judged and this year will be one of those years. A portion of the entry fees will be used for First, Second …

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Business Council for the Arts: Obelisk Awards 2020 Nomination Deadline Now June 19th!

Recognize outstanding individuals, businesses, and arts/culture organizations by submitting a nomination for the 2020 Obelisk Awards!

Make your nomination in one of this year’s categories by June 19. If your nominee is selected you will receive a complimentary invitation to the Obelisk Awards on November 17th! All nominations are due by June 19, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.

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VALA Splash of Color ART CALL

ART CALL

Open for Submissions!! DEADLINE May 29, 2020 https://form.jotform.com/201305864049150

Enter up to 4 pieces. VALA Members FREE –
Non-members $35(Includes 1 yr VALA membership)

Where: The VALA Gallery in the Historic Cotton Mill of McKinney 

Artist Reception 

(TBD)Depending of Safe Social Distancing Guidlines

Show Runs : June 1st  2020 – July 12th 2020

Artists will be contacted …

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Art House Dallas: Imagining the Future

Hello Friends,

It’s crazy to think we’re half-way through May and summer is around the corner. The start of 2020 has been a whirlwind for all of us—forcing us to look at why we do what we do and how our efforts can best serve those around us.

The Art House Dallas …

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Southwest Gallery – Open & New Arrivals

Southwest Gallery is proud to continue serving our customers during this unique time in all of our lives. We are grateful to be open for business, and to ensure the safety of everyone who visits the gallery, we have taken all the necessary precautions recommended by the CDC to minimize or eliminate the risk of …

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Barry Whistler Gallery: Otis Jones & Allison V. Smith

OTIS JONES / New Paintings
ALLISON V. SMITH / Recent Photographs

May 20 – June 27, 2020

Gallery is open by appointment 
Please contact us at 214.939.0242 or info@barrywhistlergallery.com to schedule an appointment

http://www.barrywhistlergallery.com

Our address is:
Barry Whistler Gallery
315 Cole Street, #120
Dallas, Texas 75207
214-939-0242

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Cris Worley Online Events & Exhibits

PATRICK TURK Anthropocosmos June 20 – August 15, 2020 Contact: inquiries@crisworley.com | 214.745.1415 In response to the health and safety of our staff and visitors the gallery is open by appointment only. Please contact the gallery to schedule an appointment to view the current exhibitions or for any general inquiries.
We thank you, our friends and …

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Mandatory Color Surface Design competition

Mandatory Color: SDA 2020 Juried Member Exhibition
Surface Design Association
C/O NMCFO
3900 Paseo Del Sol
Santa Fe, NM 87507

Contact Email: executivedirector@surfacedesign.org
Event Dates: 10/3/20 – 12/6/20
Entry Deadline: 7/15/20

EXHIBITION: Members of the Surface Design Association (SDA) are invited to submit work for MANDATORY COLOR: Surface Design Association Juried Members Exhibition, held at Museum of Texas Tech …

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Last Saturday Gallery Night May 30

MAY LAST SATURDAY GALLERY NIGHT MAY 30, 6-8PM
First in-gallery night, not viral, this spring. Sharing all the new artwork while taking required precautions. We hold you dear so social distancing with monitoring for 50% occupancy and masks please. In fact, best decorated mask contest will have fun prize. Come enjoy Quarantine Punch, …

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Jane Cornish Smith’s 2-day Online Cold Wax Abstract Compositions and Abstract Landscapes

Hi Friends, A few spaces available… Let me know if you’d like to join in!

Online Version

This workshop takes place Saturday, June 13th and Sunday, June 14th, 2020, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm both days, and I have a few available spaces right now! We’ll be using a live Zoom format to provide …

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CYDONIA | Sisyphus and the Myth of a New World – May 21 Zoom Reception

Xxavier Edward Carter. ALTAR I: Sisyphus and the Myth of the New World (San Francisco). 2016. Performance on San Francisco Coast. Image courtesy of the Artist and CYDONIA, Dallas.  XXAVIER EDWARD CARTER  
SISYPHUS AND THE MYTH OF A NEW WORLD

RECEPTION: THURSDAY, MAY 21, 6PM – 8PM
MAY 21, 2019 – JULYY 26, 2020 We request …

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Michael Holter Online Workshop on Zoom May 23

Online Mini-Workshop Saturday, May 23 Noon CST

“Paint the Town” Watercolor Workshop
I am sending you this email in advance so that you will have first chance to register for this workshop. $25 registration fee

Join this 3-hour webinar and be included in an online mini-workshop session just like one of my live …

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Opening Tonight in the DIFF Virtual Cinema: RBG

Ruth Bader Ginsberg is an unexpected pop culture icon. RBG explores her incredible personal journey to the nation’s highest court.
“VITAL. A FIST PUMPING, CROWD PLEASING DOC. Makes one heck of a play to remind people of Ginsburg’s vitality and importance, now more than ever.” – Kate Erbland, Indiewire

When you buy …

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Award Winners of the 2020 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition (Irving TX)

The Texas & Neighbors Exhibition is an annual collaboration between the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center. This exhibition we are celebrating its 35th year.

This year the gallery exhibit will be a virtual exhibition only, due to the temporary closing of the Irving Arts Center for the quarantine (it was scheduled to …

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ZOOM into Summer with Virtual Art Camps at Irving Arts Center

Art Adventures Summer Camps

Kids ages 4-16 zoom into summer with real time on-line art classes starting as low as $35.  Supplies not included; camp supply kits available for purchase.

Time Travels Through Art 2020 Virtual Summer Camps: June 8 – July 24

This summer campers will experience “most excellent “ time travel adventures …

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The Arts go Virtual

In response to the emergency closing of cultural institutions to prevent the spread of coronavirus, access to the arts has gone virtual. You can view the arts from the safety of your home on your personal computer, tablet or smartphone.

For a compilation of local resources, see CultureMap Dallas’s

The Dallas arts groups offering virtual access …

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2020 Keller Art Walk Call for Plein Air Artists

The Keller Public Arts Board is seeking six artists to paint or sculpt during the Keller Art Walk event. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Artists will be expected to work in their booth space, viewable to the public, for the duration of the event, …

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2020 SWS First E-Fundraiser May 16-24

You are invited to join our First E-Fundraiser

Support Southwestern Watercolor Society’s E-Fundraiser –
May 16 – May 24, 2020

Southwestern Watercolor Society’s E-Fundraiser is a terrific opportunity to support the arts and acquire a wonderful painting or art items in the SWS raffle and auction.
The Southwestern Watercolor Society traditionally …

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Photography National Juried Exhibition deadline June 7

Apply through CaFE:
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7812
Fee: $30.00

Photography National Juried Exhibition.  ***$1000 First Prize***.  Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary studio/gallery, Plano TX.  This exhibition is open to all artists aged 18 & up, submitting 1-5 original artworks created in the last three years,  celebrating the range of photography, from traditional film, to digital, and alternative means of display.  …

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The New Normal – call for Fort Worth artists

Name of Call: New Normal: Art During Covid-19, Fort Worth, TX
Eligibility: City: TX: Fort Worth

https://www.newnormalfw.com/
https://www.newnormalfw.com/apply

Today, Fine Line Group, the Family offices of Sasha and Edward P. Bass, launched a new artist initiative to support Fort Worth area artists. This innovative program challenges local visual artists to create works that reflect their experience, …

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VAGF’s Artrageous: A Virtual Exhibition – call for art

Submissions due May 22 — Enter at http://www.smarterentry.com/callsforentry/vagf

Sponsored by the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco. https://vagf.org. The show is free to enter for VAGF members – join now at https://vagf.org/involved/membership/

As you may know by now, some City of Frisco closures and cancellations are in effect due to Frisco’s declaring a public health emergency …

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Artspace111 Texas Juried Exhibition call for entries – deadline May 18 & new added benefit

New Added Benefit

In order to support Texas artists, Artspace111 is ADDING A BENEFIT TO ALL ENTRANTS of the 2020 Texas Juried Exhibition. Every artwork entered for consideration will have the opportunity to be included in Artspace111’s online shop – regardless if your work gets accepted into the 7th Annual Texas Juried Exhibition. This online sale …

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Nel Dorn Byrd Watercolor Workshop

Visual Art League of Lewisville Presents 3 Day Watercolor Workshop by Nel Dorn Byrd

This workshop will take place  August 5, 6, 7 at the MCL Grand Theater,
100  Charles Street, Lewisville, Tx.  The cost of the workshop is
$300.00 for members and $335.00 for non members.

The workshop will consist of daily …

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Paint Parties Online Masterclass Replay (Until May 14)

The Online Paint Parties Masterclass was awesome last night!    If you missed it it will be here, but ONLY til Thursday!   

I share some FB LIVE Secrets, Tons of stuff about Online Paint Parties, and we even go over Art Kits during the Question and Answer section the last hour.    Check …

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DFW area Visual Arts on YouTube: a Guide

If you would like your channel added to this guide, email artnewsdfw@gmail.com. Include your name, plus the channel name & link.

Galleries, Museums & Art News Sites

Amon Carter Museum

Art & Seek

artthisweek

Crow Museum of Asian Art

Dallas Arts District

Dallas Medianale

Dallas Museum of Art

Gallery Pure

Glasstire TV

Google Arts & …

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FREE Watercolor Demo on YouTube & Facebook May 12 from Michael Holter

Thanks to those who jumped on the Zoom meeting the other night.  I know that many could not get on because the 100 person max had been reached.
So Tomorrow, May 12, at 7:15 on my Facebook or Youtube, you can join a demo that I am doing for the Southwestern Watercolor Society. The …

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May CADD News – Virtual Exhibits & more

Greetings CADD Community, 
We are profoundly grateful for your loyalty and ongoing support of our galleries. In good times, and challenging times, our commitment remains — to bring contemporary art to the community. Especially during uncertain times, we are reminded of the powerful and positive impact which art has on all of us.  …

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May 16th Copic class moving to Zoom

2 spots left in my virtual Copic class next Saturday!

How are you doing in quarantine?  2020 has certainly turned out to be an interesting year.

As many of you know, I work in the airline industry… which is having a lot of challenges at the moment.  Flexing my creative muscles and making art has …

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Constructed Image Workshop: Paper Rusting, Collage & Layered Photo Workshop with Sarah Rehmer June 26-28

Hi Friends, Plans are still on for the Sarah Rehmer workshop which takes place Friday, June 26th, Saturday, June 27th and Sunday, June 28th, 2020 and I have a few available spaces right now! We’ll be taking every precaution to keep surfaces clean, implement hand washing times and mask wearing as makes sense at the …

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Red River Art, Wine & Music Fest rescheduled

Creative Arts Center in Bonham Announces Red River Art, Wine & Music Fest Date for 2020

Tentatively moved to August 15 because of quarantine restrictions.

The Creative Arts Center’s biggest event of the year will return on Saturday, May 9 when the Red River Art, Wine & Music Fest returns with a big Silent …

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FREE Watercolor Demonstration with Michael Holter May 7

You are invited to join me Thursday May 7, 2020 at 6PM CST for a live watercolor painting demonstration. You will need to register. There are limited seats in this closed meeting.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpdOmvrjsoE907nKTonfhVxVO-sHhW8sKA After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Fort Works Art supports artists with NO COMMISSION online sales

NO COMMISSION

With the current effects of COVID-19, working to find new ways to support our community and artists are needed now more than ever. Now through May 22nd, you can see and purchase works by local Dallas/Fort Worth artists with NO COMMISSION going to the gallery, on works up to $1,600. Over a …

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Art Gallery Inc calls for artists

Enter Art Gallery Inc Art Contests – https://artgalleryinc.com/art-contest

Open to Artists who are US Residents 18 years or older. This exhibit is open to all forms of media: Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Drawing, Charcoal, Printing, Photography, Fiber Arts, Sculpture, Encaustic & Mixed Media. $500 goes to Best in Show for each art contest.  Additionally, four artists …

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Bernardo Vallarino wins Meadows’ Moss/Chumley Award

Save Our Souls refugee flag installation MEADOWS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES 2020 MOSS/CHUMLEY ARTIST AWARD WINNER BERNARDO VALLARINO

DALLAS (SMU)—May 5, 2020— The Meadows Museum, SMU announces that Bernardo Vallarino has won the 2020 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award. The award is given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least …

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