Sharon Giles

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Mokha Laget’s Color into Space opens July 29 at the Geometric MADI

MOKHA LAGET’S COLOR INTO SPACE
OPENS THIS FRIDAY, JULY 29
Opening reception and exhibition of Laget’s uniquely shaped paintings

This new, solo exhibit will be composed of over 20 breathtaking works including Laget’s signature shaped paintings, using unconventional clay pigments, and colorful lithographs.

Laget’s geometric abstractions evoke vast landscapes, urban …

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Shayema Rahim and Lesli Robertson open at JM Gallery July 30

Please join us this Saturday, July 30 from 5 until 8, for an opening reception featuring work by Shayema Rahim and Lesli Robertson.

JM Gallery presents the work of two women who find beauty in unexpected materials. Lesli Robertson fuses concrete and textiles in provocative objects that force us to question the boundaries between brutal strength and …

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Jim Stoker’s “Reflections of Nature” opens July 30 at Valley House Gallery

Join us next Saturday, July 30, 6:00pm-8:00pm, for the opening reception for Jim Stoker’s exhibition “Reflections of Nature” at Valley House Gallery.

Texas artist Jim Stoker began developing his confetti-splatter technique of painting in 2000 to depict his interpretations of the unique flora along the Guadalupe River, as well as the native plants of Central …

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Sparks Studio Art Classes for August

Join us for an inspiring art class
Sign up today…   817-266-3085
see photos below – for a complete description, go to SparksStudioArt.com

• Run with Scissors, Play with Paint Cindy Shepard – Tues Aug 2, 6:30-8:30pm – $25
• FloraBunda Peek-a-Boo Cards Suzanne McNeill – Monday August 15, 10:00 – 12:30 …

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Fall Art Classes & Workshops at Artists’ Showplace

Fall 2016 Schedule of Art Classes for Adults, Children & Youth Register Early! Space Limited Four-Week Painting & Drawing Classes  for Adults *Oils   *Pastels   *Drawing   *Watercolor   *Alcohol Ink Six-Week Special Project Classes for Adults *Mosaic Art *Polymer Clay Creations Children & Youth Classes *Animation & Story-boarding *Painting *Art Portfolio Preparation Mini-Workshops *One-Day Adventure in Oil *Mastering …

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LGAA Open Juried Fall Festival of Art entry deadline Sept. 19

Lake Granbury Art Association presents

2016 Fall Festival of Art October 14 – November 12, 2016

at Shanley House Gallery, 22’f North Travis, Granbury, TX 76049

Open to anyone 18 or over.  Membership in the LGAA is not required to enter.

$3,000+ in Prizes!

Prospectus: http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/2016/07/lgaa-open-juried-fall-festival-of-art.html

2D or 3D art executed in the last 3 years. …

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Social Media for Artists & Social Media Marketing – Workshops July 30 & Aug. 6

Sign up now for these Workshops:

Intro to Social Media for Artists July 30, 2016 10am – 12pm Matthew Miller and Ruth Meharg, Instructors Intro to Social Media for Artists will serve as a standalone class for people who want to learn how to use Instagram and Facebook to sell and spread the word …

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Private Eye/Public Eye Photography Exhibition

Private Eye/Public Eye
Scholarship Portfolio Exhibition
“the beauty of circumstances and the sketch of manners” Baudelaire Now Showing in THE ARTS gallery

Collin County CollegeSpring Creek Campus, Plano – Room A175

July 5 – August 11, 2016

Closing Reception:
Thursday, August 11th from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

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“Dance Partners” –Group Sculpture Exhibition at Umbrella Gallery

Umbrella Gallery presents “Dance Partners” –Group Sculpture Exhibition

 

ARTISTS: Rachael Anderson, Minna Jain, Linda Gossett, Abby Bagby

DATE: July 26 – Aug 14, 2016, Opening Reception July 30, 6-9pm

LOCATION: 2803 Taylor St, Dallas, TX, 75226

 

Dance Partners is a collaborative exhibition of wearable sculptures created by artists …

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Guide to sources of arts and crafts supplies

This guide has four sections (with links to websites):
1. Local arts and crafts suppliers
2. Arts and crafts supplies online
3. Other art-related services
4. Guides to art supplies and services

To suggest additional links or corrections, please fill out a comment.  Updated 9/12

1. Local arts and crafts suppliers (suppliers with locations in North Texas)

2. Arts and crafts supplies online

3. Other art-related services

4. Guides to art supplies and services

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Sculptors Margaret Drake and Stacey Watkins at Your Private Collection in Granbury on July 30

Your Private Collection Art Gallery is proud to present sculptors Margaret Drake and Stacey Watkins as their featured artists at Granbury’s Last Saturday Gallery Night on July 30, 2016

Margaret Drake, bronze sculptor and Western Artist, lives on a ranch near Glen Rose, Texas.  Studying under renowned artists, Margaret focuses …

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Frame Destination offers framing supplies & advice

Frame Destination is a framing supplies business located in Dallas with an online interface for ordering. You may have your ordered shipped but pickup is also available for local customers.

Website:  https://www.framedestination.com Email: info@FrameDestinations.com Phone: 972-479-1188 Address: 13539 Method Street, Dallas, TX 75243

Photographer Mark Rogers founded Frame Destination out of his home in Dallas, Texas, in …

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Funky Finds Booth Application deadline July 31


Vendor applications are now open for the Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience

A FREE all handmade art & craft fair in Fort Worth, Texas! Event features the work of over 100 talented makers selling a wide variety of hand-crafted items. The event will be held November 5th & November 6th, 2016.

Venue:

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Infinity Art Tour McKinney on August 27 – call for artists

Saturday, August 27 at 1 PM – 5 PM

https://www.facebook.com/events/1626822950962797/

Infinity Art Tour is hitting McKinney at Tupps Brewery, for a collaborative group art show/tour!  

Come hang out to meet our artists, shop for one-of-a-kind art for your collection!

Enjoy Tupps’ delicious craft beers! Visit here for a list of ther brews:http://tuppsbrewery.com/brews/

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Only one week left – enter the National 2016 Animal Art Competition by July 31 at midnight

Enter the 2016 15th Annual IAA
National Animal Art Juried Competition

AUGUST 28 – SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving TX
$3,000 in Awards
Juror: Walt Davis SWS AWS

In addition to the Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Competition,
Irving Art Association also sponsors a national show on animal …

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RAW: DALLAS presents REVEAL July 28 at the Gas Monkey

RAW: DALLAS PRESENTS REVEAL |THU JUL 28TH @7:30PM CDT GAS MONKEY 10110 Technology Blvd. E., Dallas, TX 

ALL AGES + EVENT | TICKETS $20 PRESALE and $25 AT DOOR

Buy tickets at http://www.rawartists.org/dallas

For featured artists see http://www.rawartists.org/dallas/reveal

 

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Revelations: Recent Works by Brett Dyer

REVELATIONS: Solo Exhibition featuring Recent Works by Brett Dyer

July 24 – August 27, 2016

Opening Reception Sunday July 31st, 2-4pm

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75062 Directions

Brett Dyer received a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in painting and printmaking from The University of Texas at …

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Gallery 3’s Summer Solstice Art Show – call for artists

SUMMER SOLSTICE ART SHOW ARTIST CALL.
$35 per piece
ARTIST CALL JULY 28TH THURSDAY AND DROP OFF DATE

SHOW DATE AUGUST 5TH
GALLERY 3, 1319 W DAVIS ST, DALLAS TEXAS 75208
Awards:
$ 125.00 FIRST PLACE/ FUTURE SOLO SHOW
$ 50.00 GIFT CARD SECOND PLACE
FREE ENTRY …

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Art Tooth new Fort Worth Gallery – call for artists

Call for Artists! Now accepting portfolios…Art Tooth is excited to announce a call for artists for our 2016-2017 season!  Accepted artists will be guaranteed participation in a group or solo show, and a select few will be considered for representation!  Check out the details here. Deadline is July 31, 2016.

Art Tooth is a new …

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A new tool for arts organizations & a free webinar Aug. 30

Introducing the NCAR KIPI Dashboard

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research now features a free, diagnostic tool that allows arts and cultural organizations to see how they are performing compared to organizations like theirs nationally.

See the NCAR Dashboard – http://mcs.smu.edu/dashboard/

The Dashboard provides results and resources so arts and cultural organizations can assess health and sustainability and hone strategic decisions. Learn …

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Texas Photographic Society: FotoTexas deadline August 15

FotoTexas: People, Places & Culture Deadline: August 15, 2016 We are pleased to announce a new themed call for entry, FotoTexas: People, Places & Culture, as well as support programming in collaboration with the Richland College Photography Department in Dallas, Texas. This call will be juried by Dan Burkholder, fine art photographer, author and educator …

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MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival 2017 call for artists

MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival 2017

April 20 – 23, 2017

CALL FOR ARTISTS 2017!

Applications are now open for artists interested in showcasing their work at one of the top arts festivals in America.  Working exclusively through Zapplication.org, we will accept applications through October 14.

Number of Artists:  223, including 20 Emerging Artists

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Arts & crafts classes at Plano libraries

Plano Public Library System 

www.planolibrary.org

Davis – 7501-B Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75025 – 972-208-8000

Haggard – 2501 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75075 – 972-769-4250

Harrington – 1501 18th Street, Plano, TX 75074 – 972-941-7175

Parr – 6200 Windhaven Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093 – 972-769-4300

Schimelpfenig …

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YouTube: New Art Videos July 22

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.

Videos are roughly divided into ARTS and CRAFTS. Previews of DVDs are included. To find local …

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Local Art Reviews & Videos – July 21

Art News DFW’s 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.

Dallas Museum of Art paints …

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Irving Art Center’s Art Connection Winners

List of Winners  – 16th Annual Art Connection Members Show, held at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd, Irving TX 75062. The exhibit continues through August 27th.

Awards Judge: Elaine Taylor, Gallery Manager, Fort Worth Community Arts Center

BEST OF SHOW
Amie Deng (Coppell), Fire, 2015, intaglio print, 9” x 12”

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Ro2 Art: On view and Upcoming: Bruce Sciefelbein’s ‘Not This, Not That’ & more

OPENING RECEPTION

It’s Not This, It’s Not That

Bruce Siefelbein

AT THE MAGNOLIA

3699 McKinney Avenue, in West Village, Dallas, TX 75204

Opening Wednesday, July 20, 6-8pm
Through August 23, 2016

 

I spend a great deal of time painting and
a good deal more wondering about the results.

 

– Bruce …

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Copper Etching Class July 27

Etching with Sibling Rivalry

Wednesday, July 27th
9:00 – 3:00 PM –
$85 + Supply Fee $20

Find your chemistry by learning how to chemically etch copper. This is a great way to add depth and dimension to your copper jewelry. You will create two pieces of jewelry while learning two techniques to …

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Arlington Museum of Art: Saturday July 23 Events

Upcoming Events @ The AMA: Arlington Museum of Art is hosting a free open door, open mic at our F-Stop Cafe this Saturday from 10:30 to 4:00. The cafe event highlights our current exhibit, Vivian Maier: Lost and Found. No need to RSVP, just come over and we will get you set up. We …

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Huffhines Art Trails applications due August 15

October 22-23, 2016 Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Huffhines Park at Apollo Road & Plano Road in Richardson, Texas.

http://www.huffhinesarttrails.com/

Huffhines Art Trails was created to provide local artists and craftsmen a venue to promote and sell their work. The show has grown since its humble beginnings to become one …

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Plano International Festival call for artists

12th Annual PLANO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Saturday, October 1, 2016 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Downtown Plano’s Haggard Park

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 15th, 2016

http://www.planointernationalfestival.org/2016-booth-application/


Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the world with…

Cultural displays ~ Naturalization ceremony ~ Parade of flags

International art exhibit ~ Multicultural music …

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2016 Fall Arts Goggle call for artists

ARTSGOGGLE 600+ ARTISTS | 100+ BANDS | FREE EVENT  Near Southside in Fort Worth Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 12pm to 10pm

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.

Artists, performers and musicians we are so excited to have your participation in this year’s event.

The visual artist application fee is $40.  Indoor and outdoor booths. Deadline is …

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Fort Worth Public Art – Request for project proposals

Request for Temporary Public Art Project Proposals Part of the Fort Worth Public Art Master Plan Update Deadline: September 6, 2016

More information at www.fwpublicart.org

Apply online at Publicartist.org

The City of Fort Worth is embarking on an update of the original Fort Worth Public Art Master Plan, which sets forth a vision for …

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Painterly Way of Working with Stencils & Encaustics July 23

A Painterly Way of working with Stencils!! This Saturday noon to 3:00 just $50.00!

Even if you’ve never worked with encaustic before! Working with stencils with your encaustic work can add a lot of beauty and interest in your paintings. Learn about the these techniques and how they can work for you in Deanna …

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Milan’s Discovery Show entries deadline extended to July 22

Prizes total $1000 AND a chance to be a gallery represented artist for at least 6 months for one artist. Apply today! Milan Gallery is proud to announce the gallery’s first juried art exhibition: The Discovery Show. Milan Gallery is located in Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth, Texas.  

Must be a Texas Artist. …

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