Sharon Giles

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Mixed Media: Photo Transfer Processes with Inita Steele

Join as for our next monthly meeting and workshop. March 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Mixed Media: Photo Transfer Processes with Inita Steele

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The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco holds monthly membership meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.    Events and meetings are held in varying locations throughout the community, …

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Beverly Boren Workshop: Simple, Fast & Focused March 17 – 19

SIMPLE, FAST & FOCUSED

Bev Boren is offering a three-day workshop at Teta Smith’s Studio.  In this workshop we will focus on simplification.  Simplification is the best means of planning and transforming what you see in a painting.  My technique for watercolor is an extension of my oil painting.  I have never practiced laying …

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Michael Holter Watercolor Impressionism Landscape Workshop March 23 in Plano

WATERCOLOR IMPRESSIONISM – LANDSCAPE

The Workshop in a Nutshell

This workshop will focus on the use of watercolor to paint exciting impressionistic paintings. You paint from photographs and will explore the use of light …

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Artists ’Round Texas Small Works Show entries due April 2nd

Artists ’Round Texas 14th Small Works Juried Art Show

April 4 – May 31, 2016

Juror: Jill Foltz, PhD, Prof. of Art History, Collin College,
Spring Creek Campus

Location: Show /Delivery of Art: Rowlett Annex Conference Bldg
4004 Main, Rowlett – Behind Rowlett City Hall

CASH AWARDS TOTALING ALMOST $1,000

Prospectus & …

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DMA’s FOLLY AT THE ART BALL April 26, 2016

THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES FOLLY AT THE ART BALL    

PRESENTED BY THE DMA JUNIOR ASSOCIATES  

APRIL 23, 2016    

Park  Place  Dealerships  to  Feature  2017  Jaguar  F-­‐Pace  For  Raffle  During  the  Event  

DALLAS  –  March  7,  2016  —  Folly  at  the  Art  Ball, …

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2016 DAFA Annual Membership Show entries due March 10

More information at http://www.dallasfiberartists.org/shows-events/

Exhibit dates: April 6-26, 2016

 

The Point, Center for Arts and Education, C.C. Young Retirement Community, 4847 W. Lawther Dr., Dallas, 75214

Fee $10 for three pieces, $5 for each additional piece with a limit of five items

Exhibit Juror/Judge:   Suzanne Morgan, nuno felting innovator, fabric colorist and nationwide teacher

Each entrant must be a …

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Chalk Alley call for artists + free workshop March 11 & 12

The Taste of Dallas is marking their 30th year and would like to celebrate with Art. So, we are putting together a street painting portion to their event and we are looking for 30 local artists to create spectacular soft pastel creations on asphalt. ‘Chalk Alley’ will pay homage to the 500 year old tradition of street painting. What started as a …

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2016 DFW Fiber Fest April 1-3

April 1-3, 2016 Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

DFW Fiber Fest is the premier annual fiber event in the Dallas-Fort Worth community.  Held each Spring, DFW Fiber Fest is a locally focused non-profit organization that offers both vendors and classes.  We bring in a juried selection of local and regional fiber vendors (with a …

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Gallery 3 calls for artists: the Spring Fever Competition and 3D Art

 

 

gallery3 invites submissions for its upcoming Competition:  Spring Fever – for details click here. Email your entries to gallery3bishoparts@gmail.com  Theme:  Spring Fever (1) A popular term for various mental changes (e.g., brightened moods, positive attitude, etc.) that accompany the longer, sunnier days of spring. (2) Getting outdoors (3) Spring Break vacations (4) a …

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ArtsAlive call for artists (The Arts Center of Corpus Christi)

The Art Center of Corpus Christi, Texas is hosting Arts Alive! October 1-2, 2016.  Arts Alive! is not your typical arts festival.  Visitors will be encouraged to take an active part in all phases of art production and performance.  50 artists will be invited to show and sell their artwork along the beautiful bayfront …

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Fiber Arts I Classes with Laura Griffin

Fiber Arts I Classes with Laura Griffin March 3, 10 & 17

Interested in the world of Fiber Arts?  In this 3-evening class, you will have the opportunity to explore the world of sewing.  We will work on three different machine-stitched projects… a patchwork kitchen towel, a beautiful key fob, and a re-usable fabric composition notebook …

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YouTube: New Art Videos Feb. 25

Art News DFW follows more than 200 YouTube channels devoted to arts and crafts. To view the list, click here. To see our Video Playlists, click here. Email artnewsdfw@gmail.com with suggestions for other channels to follow, or videos to include in our playlists.

ARTS

Basic materials to get started with oil paint https://youtu.be/pw1LS-TFRbs

Painting Abstraction (Betsy …

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Calls for Artists – Texas & Neighboring States

Calls for artists – exhibits, art competitions, residencies, festivals, and public art. Compiled from the entry services CaFe (callforentry.org) and Zapp (zapplication.org). Both services are free for artists to join and both provide email updates on calls for their users.

 

Deadlines for these calls are coming up soon, so check them out!

 

 

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Local Art Reviews & Videos – Feb. 25

Art News DFW’s weekly guide series to promote the local artists, galleries and art organizations in North Texas. We provide a round-up of locally published art reviews, art stories and videos. Please email artnewsdfw@gmail.com if you wish to contribute a link, write a review or help with our round-up.

Here and Now: Laptisophon, …

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Friends of Fiber and Janice Hamilton Exhibits open Feb. 28 in Irving; Receptions March 6

FRIENDS of FIBER EXHIBITION

Feb. 28 – March 25, 2016. Reception Sunday, March 6th 2-4pm at Jaycee Park Center for the Arts.

Artist VET is the curator. Included artists are Brenda Klein, Dee Merrell, Heather Pregger, Debbie Snider, Beth Swider and VET.

During the hanging on Feb. 27 (1-4pm) VET and other artists, will be …

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