Sharon Giles

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Bonny Studio/ Encaustic Center BIG Student Art Show Dec. 1st

The Bonny Studio and The Encaustic Center Artists exhibition

is coming up Saturday, December 1st: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. As many of you know, this is a huge event and lots of fun! For those of you who are new, you’ll have a blast getting to meet everyone and seeing the studios transformed …

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North Texas Artists Invited to Apply for Moss/Chumley Award

MEADOWS MUSEUM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 MOSS/CHUMLEY NORTH TEXAS ARTIST AWARD

DALLAS (SMU) — November 5, 2018 — The Meadows Museum, SMU, is accepting applications now through January 31, 2019, from area artists for the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award. The award is given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally …

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Haley-Henman at Open Studio 516

Haley-Henman at Open Studio 516

Retrospective/Prospective

November 13-December 15, 2018

OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2-5 pm
CONVERSATION: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 at 3 pm

Haley-Henman at Open Studio 516
516 Fabrication Street
Dallas, Texas 75212

Please visit the website for directions.
Call/Text 214-532-3225 for more information.

https://www.haleyhenman.com/

The Artists …

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John Fraser Exhibition Review

John Fraser
William Campbell Contemporary Art, Fort Worth, Texas
Review by John Zotos

Continuing through November 24, 2018 John Fraser works with mixed media and found objects to create abstract constructions, twenty-seven of which comprise this new exhibition.  The pieces date as far back as 2002, but most range from between 2008 …

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Asel Art Supply Winter Sale

Asel Art Supply’s Black Friday Sale! (and Titanium White & Thalo Blue & Yellow Ochre & Cad Red &….) With deals like these, why not wrap up your holiday shopping a little early? Sale ends Jan 28, 2019 Asel Art Supply 888-ASEL ART Dallas Ft Worth Arlington San Antonio Austin Plano Richardson Lubbock www.aselart.com …

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Artists’ Showplace: Going out of Business Sale

50% OFF Everything To our Gallery Family: Artists, Instructors, Students, Friends, Members, Guests… The Artists’ Showplace wants to thank each and every person that contributed to our gallery, to make it what is truly was, nothing short of inspiring. We have been a gallery of opportunity for budding artists, a unique hub for renowned …

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Winter 2019 Free Basic Classes

The Irving Art Association offers free basic art classes for adults to get you started in art or in a new medium.

The Free Basics Classes follow a progressive sequence where you will learn basic skills via instructor demo/lecture — exercise —-practice. The series is designed for beginners of a particular art medium.

Registration is now open for the …

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Meredith Pardue ‘Bold as Love’ Nov. 17 at Laura Rathe

Meredith Pardue ‘Bold as Love’

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018

Opening Reception 5-8pm
Artist Talk 6:45 pm
Artist in Attendance

Exhibition rungs through Dec. 19, 2018

Laura Rathe Fine Art

Dallas Design District
1130 Dragon Street, Suite 130
Dallas, Texas 75207
LauraRathe.com

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Festive Lights at the Modern: the Modern Lights

THE MODERN LIGHTS November 23-February 3 In celebration of the new acquisition installed on the Museum’s outdoor North Terrace and of the holiday season,the Modern will again be illuminated with an even more spectacular array of festive lights. The Museum will be open until 7 pm on Tuesdays and 8 pm on Fridays. Enjoy …

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Moseholm, Ghuge & Burega Opening Nov. 17 at Craighead Green

ANDERS MOSEHOLM | THE TIME AND SPACE IN BETWEEN
ABHIDNYA GHUGE | EASY DOES IT
PETER BUREGA | NEW WORKS 2018 OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, November 17th, 5-8 pm Show Runs Through December 28th Anders Moseholm, From the Top of the Tower, 60 x 78, Oil on Canvas Abhi Ghuge, Leisurely …

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Michael Mentler: Faces & Features Workshop Dec. 3-6

FACES & FEATURES WORKSHOP
4 DAY DEMO INTENSIVE CRASH COURSE
lnstructor: Michael Mentler Where: Society of Figurative Arts
Address: 3306 Wiley Post
City: Carrollton TX. 75006
When: Dec. 3rd-6th 2018
Time: 9:30-5:00
Cost: $400 plus $50 model fee
Try the first day For $125 then sign …

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Urban Sketchers Group meets Nov. 17 in Grapevine

The USk-DFW sketch crawl is this Saturday, Nov. 17th in Grapevine. Meet in front of the Visitors’ Center at 1:30. Free parking is behind the Visitor Center building. Address: Grapevine Visitor Information Center, 636 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051 https://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/listing/grapevine-visitor-information-center/122/

Grapevine is loaded with great sketch opportunities: the old train station, the Farmers’ …

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Turtle Creek Spring Arts and Craft Festival 2019 (2nd Annual) application deadline Feb. 20

Turtle Creek Spring Arts and Craft Festival 2019 (2nd Annual)

April 13-14, 2019

Festival Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Reverchon Park : 3505 Maple, Dallas, Texas (South)

Application Deadline: 2/20/19 Midnight MST
Apply through Zapplication: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=6653

Located in the prestigious Turtle Creek neighborhood just blocks from downtown and Oaklawn. …

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Award Winners of the 2018 IAA Photography Exhibition

This is the second year that Irving Art Association has sponsored a juried exhibition devoted solely to photography. 25 works from 12 photographers are in the exhibit October 30 – November 21 at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts.

The show was curated by Terry Cockerham. Awards were selected by the jurors: Jim …

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Michael Holter – Watercolor Workshops & a new DVD

Announcing
A New Workshop in Plano TX Dec. 4-6
Watercolor Fun-da-mentals

This workshop is about watercolor fundamentals.
How to paint skies
How to paint trees
How to paint textures
How to paint wet into wet
How to paint dry brush
How to use calligraphy in your …

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Jane Jones 2019 Critique Sessions and Watermedia Workshops & Classes

2019  CLASSES
Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4  $50 per weekly session
9:30 – 1:30 Mondays at Sharon Serrago’s Studio in Garland, TX
New Discoveries through Color and Design for all levels and all mediums

2019  WORKSHOP
April 29-30, May 1-2 Abstracting Nature …

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Award Winners of the 2018 SWA Membership Exhibition

The 2018 Society of Watercolor Artists Juried Membership Exhibition Reception was Sunday, November 4th from 2 – 4pm. at the UNT Health Science Center Atrium Gallery.  3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas. The exhibit continues through November 30th. Juror was Bev Boren.

Check out the winning artwork at:

http://www.swawatercolor.com/2018-members-exhibition

AWARD WINNERS

SWA Signature Member …

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Sacred Transmitted: A Century of Design from the Emil Frei Studio Archives

Sacred Transmitted
A Century of Design from the Emil Frei Studio Archives
Opening Friday, Nov 9. 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
On view: November 9 – January 27, 2019

The exhibition includes works by Francis Deck, Br. Martin Erspamer, OSB, William Frank, Emil Frei Jr., Robert Frei, Milton Frenzel, Robert Harmon, Siegfried …

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2018 Obelisk Awards Nov. 16

Friday, November 16, 2018 | 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

The Belo Mansion and Pavilion
2101 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75201

Each year, Business Council for the Arts formally honors companies and individuals whose contributions and achievements in the arts have made a profound impact in North Texas.

https://ntbca.org/obelisk-awards-2018

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Lewisville Angel Award Presentation

Angel Award Presentation

The Greater Lewisville Arts Alliance annually honors one of their
volunteers as their “Angel” for their hard work and dedication to their
organization.

The Visual Art League of Lewisville was the host for this year.

The Actors Conservatory Theatre, Sorrel McCarthy

Greater Lewisville Community Theatre, Ken Davis

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Next at The Cove: Beautiful New Collections of Work by Darby LaGrave and Jesus Moreno

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

November 16-17:  Home town…my town:  Art by Darby LaGrave
The Cove is closed for Thanksgiving
November 30-December 1:  Nascency:  Works by Jesus Moreno

home town … my town

Friday and Saturday, November 16-17, 5pm-9pm
Artist talk at 7pm.  Live music.

Darby …

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Bev Boren watercolor demo Nov. 19 for SWA in Fort Worth

The next Society of Watercolor Artists member meeting is Monday, November 19th at 7pm. Demo artist will be Bev Boren. Meeting Location: University of North Texas – Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX. Visitors are welcome.

Bev Boren was also the juror for the 2018 SWA Members Exhibition, which is on …

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IAA’s first Holiday Air Fair is December 2nd

Irving Art Association
Holiday Art Fair
December 2 • 1-5 pm

Join us at Jaycee Park Center for the Arts located at 1975 Puritan Dr. in Irving, TX where over 20 DFW-area artists will be selling jewelry, paintings, pottery, cards and much more! Enjoy the Holiday Spirit and supports the Arts in Irving. …

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The Bath House seeks art for the 25th anniversary of the El Corazón exhibition

Entries Deadline:

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Applications close at 11:59 PM, Mountain Time Zone


Exhibition Dates: February 2-March 9, 2019
The Bath House Cultural Center and exhibition curator, Jose Vargas, invite visual artists to submit entries for the 25th Annual El Corazón art exhibition.

Since 1993, Mr. Vargas has organized the …

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FBCAA Meeting Nov. 20: Art Critique and Show N Tell

The November meeting of the Farmers Branch- Carrollton Art Assocation will be held in the Craft Room of Farmers Branch Senior Center (Valwood & Dennis Lane) on Tuesday Nov. 20 9am-noon.

GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Bring an Entry – Painting of the Month (Past Winners: Joan Hukel/Karen Lloyd)

Bring a piece for Critique – …

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Ori Gersht: New Orders Opening Nov. 10 at Talley Dunn

November 10, 2018 – January 19, 2019

Ori Gersht, New Orders

Opening reception November 10, 6-8 pm

Talley Dunn Gallery
5020 Tracy Street
Dallas, Texas 75205
http://talleydunn.com

Ori Gersht was born in Tel-Aviv, Israel in 1967 and has lived in London for over twenty years. Throughout Gersht’s career his work has …

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Print Jam at the Kimbell Nov. 11

Sunday, November 11, 2018 –

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Kimbell Art Museum 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard Fort Worth, Texas 76107-2792

 

A FREE, community-wide celebration of printmaking materials and processes featuring:

  • Guest artist presentations and demonstrations
  • Opportunities for local printmakers to showcase their work (see deadline below)
  • Hands-on activities for all ages
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Awards Winners at the Fall 2018 FBCAA Show

Farmers Branch-Carrollton Art Association presents

2018 Fall Show Awards

Winners of the Manske Library Fall Show listed by category

Oil/Acrylic

1st Place – “Koi” by Karen Lloyd
2nd Place – “Hattie Inspired” by Karen Lloyd 3rd Place – “Wyoming River” by Joan Hukel No Honorable Mention

Watercolor

1st Place – “Rising Sun” by Toni …

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Stephen Zhang Watercolor Presentation Nov. 13 for VAL

The Visual Art League of Lewisville will present watercolor artist Stephen Zhang as the speaker for the November Art League Meeting. Mr. Zhang will speak on the Flow in Watercolor.

Stephen Zhang is known for his unique approaches to watercolor. With large-scale and fluidity, his works are visually rich and emotionally profound. His art …

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The Modern Announces Monumental KAWS Acquisition — On view beginning Dec. 9

Director Marla Price is pleased to announce the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s acquisition of a monumental bronze sculpture by KAWS. The work will be on view to the public beginning December 9, 2018. In CLEAN SLATE, 2018, the central figure strides forward, embracing smaller, childlike figures in each arm, a gesture recognizable to …

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500X Gallery November 10 Openings

All exhibitions will be hosting an opening reception Saturday night 11/10 from 7-10pm

500x Gallery, 500 Exposition Ave, Dallas, Tx 75275  http://500x.org

Valerie Hanks A Place for Us Main Gallery – Downstairs

Valerie Hanks’ solo exhibition, A Place for Us, features new drawings & sculptures informed by the complex ideas surrounding place/space. Through a reliance on …

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Karen Foster Experimental Art – Mark Making Nov. 11 at Upstairs Gallery

SEAD (Sunday Experimental Art Day) Sunday – Nov 11, 2018 This class scheduled for the second Sunday because of the holidays. 12 NOON – 5 ish Fee: $50. + $10. supply fee DATE: The SEAD class this month will be on Sunday, Nov 11. PROJECT: MARK MAKING AGES: 16 and up Let Karen show …

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SWS Meeting Nov. 13: Carl Purcell Watercolor Demo

Please join us for our Southwestern Watercolor Society Monthly Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13th.
7:00-9:00 PM. http://swswatercolor.org. Meetings are typically attended by 150 to 250 people and feature a lecture-demonstration by a nationally recognized artist. This is a good place to learn some new techniques and meet other artists and make friends for …

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Malou Flato Solo Exhibition opens Nov. 10 at Valley House

Saturday, November 10, 6:00pm-8:00pm: Opening Reception for “Malou Flato: Recent Paintings” at Valley House Gallery. Valley House Gallery is pleased to present our first solo exhibition of paintings by Texas native Malou Flato. Over the past forty years, Malou Flato’s paintings have focused on the Texas landscape – its native flowers, blooming cactus, diverse …

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Michael Holter Watercolor Workshop March 15 & 16 in Bedford

Watercolor Impressionism: Landscape/Cityscape

March 15 & 16, 2019

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

Register at https://www.trinityartsguild.net/michael-holter-workshop

TAG offers the option to pay 3 ways again – in two or three installments or full payment. Minimum Deposit is $70.00. Total cost …

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