Sharon Giles

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Paul Tassone: Reception for Hunting Art Prize Finalist

We are having a reception March 25 and send off for Paul Tassone, a Hunting Art Prize finalist before he takes his piece Dante’s Tears for the final round of judging. He is also bringing some works that have never been seen before and all are open to the public to purchase. The event …

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2016 Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF) April 14 -24

The Dallas Film Society announces the full schedule for the 10th edition of the Dallas International Film Festival (April 14-24) Academy Award-nominated DP Ed Lachman will receive the Dallas Star Award, and legendary director Monte Hellman will receive the first L.M. “Kit” Carson Maverick Award USA Network’s Queen of the South debuts first episode …

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Jane Jones Experimental / Acrylic Workshop April 25 – 28

EXPERIMENTAL/ACRYLIC WORKSHOP

Price: $325.00
Workshop Dates: 4/25/2016 – 4/28/2016 (4 days)
Location: Artists’ Showplace – Dallas
Phone Number: 972-407-1566
Address:
15615 Coit Rd. Suite 230
Dallas, Texas 75248
Country: United States

– Use of acrylics and collage with different mediums

– On-going demonstrations
– …

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SOLILOQUY: Trenton Doyle Hancock opens April 2 at the Public Trust

SOLILOQUY: Trenton Doyle Hancock
Opening Reception: Sat. April 2, 2016 • 6-9 PM

The Public Trust http://www.trustthepublic.com/
2271 Monitor St. in Dallas, TX

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
The Public Trust is pleased to present Trenton Doyle Hancock in the next installment of SOLILOQUY, a series of solo exhibitions featuring …

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1814 MAGAZINE Presents Donna DeMari’s ‘Age Of The Supermodel’ Photography

presents

Age Of The Supermodel
Photographs by Donna DeMari

April 15 through 17, 2016
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

750 N. Saint Paul, Dallas, Texas 75201

Opening Reception
April 14, 2016
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This exhibition of images, by celebrated fashion photographer Donna DeMari, represents a portion of a …

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Intermediate Acrylic Workshop by Hiral Joshi in April

Intermediate Acrylic Painting  (Acrylic I) classes on Thursdays, April 7, 14, 21, 2016 From 6:30-8:30 pm

All levels of artists welcome. To register, contact Hiral at contacthir@gmail.com.

Have you ever wanted to just be creative with paint, without stressing about how things will turn out? This workshop may be just what you are looking for!

You’ll learn knife …

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The Modernist Meetup March 23

SPECIAL INVITE! JOIN US WEDNESDAY MARCH 23RD FOR THE MODERNIST MEET UP AT 4962 FUQUA  

 

The MODERNIST Meet Up is about:

Connecting the Dallas Modern Community Fostering Ideas and Creativity Building Relationships Having a good time! MODERNISM | MUSIC | WINE AND GOOD TIMES Come network, socialize, learn and share ideas among …

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SEN Watercolor Workshop at Crow Collection of Asian Art April 2

SEN Watercolor Workshop

Sat Apr 02 2016 2:00 pm — 5:00 pm at Crow Collection of Asian Art

http://crowcollection.org/ai1ec_event/sen-watercolor-workshop/?instance_id=61884

Drawing inspiration from our exhibition, Time and Eternity: Landscape Paintings by Bireswar Sen, enjoy a hands-on workshop and immerse yourself in miniature landscapes using variouswatercolor techniques featuring watercolor extraordinaires, Jay Bailey and Emily Riggert. All levels welcome. …

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Arcadia Salon with Yaacov Agam April 19 at the Geometric MADI

ARCADIA SALON
APRIL 19 

Yaacov Agam is one of the pioneer creators of the kinetic movement in art as well as its most outstanding contemporary representative. He’s coming to the Geometric MADI for an Arcadia Salon Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 5:30 pm.

A passionate experimenter, Agam deals with such problems as the 4th …

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Jill Danahey “Amplifying Color” at Giddens Gallery

You are invited

FEATURED ARTIST’S SHOW and RECEPTION

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

 

FEATURED ARTIST

“Amplifying Color”

by Jill Danahey

Jill’s work – http://goo.gl/pvXcj3

 

Show March 30 – April 9

Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm

 

Artist’s Reception April 2 – 6:00 PM till 9:00 PM

Enjoy Fine Art, Complimentary Wine, …

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Fairview Art Show entries due March 31

Inaugural Town of Fairview Art Show

Friday, April 29, 2016 through Sunday, May 1, 2016  http://www.fairviewtexas.org/index.php/component/content/article/2-uncategorised/114-artshow

 

Calling all local artists! Enter your original artwork, completed in the last three years, in the Inaugural Town of Fairview Art Show, to be held in the Village at Fairview from Friday, April 29 to Sunday, May 1, …

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Printmaking: lecture & demo March 26 at the Bath House & workshops in April

 

Gallery Talk and Demonstration “Witness # 1” – Art by Barbara Elam

The Fine Art of Printmaking
Presented by Barbara Elam

Saturday, March 26, 2016
(4 PM)

In connection with its current exhibition, “Women in Print,” the Bath House Cultural Center presents a gallery talk and demonstration by Barbara Elam on Saturday, …

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Pat Dews Workshop May 16-20

Lake Granbury Art Association hosts a four-day workshop, May 16-20, 2016 with award winning acrylic/watercolorist Pat Dews, patdews.com.
Pat is a popular, enthusiastic instructor who teaches how to paint and see in a more abstract way. $400 members/$420 nonmembers, $75 deposit. media: watercolor and acrylic

Contact Diana Littlejohn, 817/578-1842, littlejohndj@charter.net, 4027 Fairway Drive DCBE, Granbury …

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Times Ten Art Show: Four Old White Guys March 31

New art show at Times Ten Winery: FOUR OLD WHITE GUYS Dave Norris Photography, Terry Crum paintings, Karl Melton Paintings, Todd Gutmann Paintistrations Showing their art Thursday, March 31, 6 – 9 pm (free parking) Times Ten Winery
6324 Prospect Ave (Lakewood)
Dallas, TX 75214 http://toddgutmann.com/home.html cell: 214.763.1615

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NEW URBAN LANDSCAPE: ‘We Are All Homeless’ opens April 2nd

New Urban Landscape: We Are All Homeless

FEATURING WILLIE BARONET and the STEWPOT ARTISTS

https://www.facebook.com/events/1121136507930919/
Opening reception Saturday, April 2, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
On view April 2 through April 23

The MAC
1601 South Ervay Street, Dallas, TX 75215
214.953.1212  http://the-mac.org/
Entrance at 1600 Gano St. Parking available on street.

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Dallas Arts Week April 9 – 17, 2016

The third Dallas Arts Week, April 9-17, 2016, will be a city-wide celebration of Dallas arts, designed to build awareness and appreciation for the cultural renaissance occurring in our city.

https://www.facebook.com/DallasArtsWeek/

The Dallas Art Fair will also partner with Dallas Arts Week, which includes an exhibition by Irving Penn at the DMA, Karl Holmqvist at the Power Station, and …

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Irving Folk Art Exhibits – call for artists FREE

The Irving Heritage Society, the Entertainment Series of Irving, and the City of Irving are sponsoring a community-wide event:

CELEBRATING IRVING: THE CITY AND THE MAN – 2016

The honoree is folk artist and book illustrator Will Moses, a fourth generation member of the renowned Moses family. Will’s art …

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YouTube: New Art Videos March 18

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

Figure Drawing – Gesture https://youtu.be/xbE0vYgng00

Artist Problems – Framing on a Budget …

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Local Art Reviews & Videos March 18

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.

Downtown Dallas makeover: Acclaimed …

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Near/Sighted: Close Perspectives on Natural Phenomena

Examine every detail—real or imagined—in works ranging from living dioramas to mixed-media sculpture and photography. Opening Reception Friday, March 18th 5-7pm

Mingle with art and garden lovers while viewing original work on display by Nomadic Fungi Institute, Karen Vanderpool-Haerle, Amanda Reschke and Irwin Lightstone  and Britt Coalson.

The Gallery @NHG is dedicated to expanding interest in local art …

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Film & Exhibits highlight Black Women’s Month at the SDCC

South Dallas Cultural Center
3400 S. Fitzhugh Avenue Dallas TX 75210
http://www.dallasculture.org/SDCulturalCenter/
We bid a fond farewell to our fearless leader Vicki Meek, but we won’t skip a beat in March because it’s Black Women’s Month!

I just want to thank everyone who took time to celebrate with me …

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“The Galactic Wonder” by Asia A. Lewis at Giddens Gallery

“The Galactic Wonder”
by Asia A Lewis “The Galactic Wonder” describes my growth as an artist and discovering my voice. The paint strokes, colors, patterns and textures call to me each time I am at the canvas. Each piece reminds me of nature by way of the galaxy. The galaxy is full of wonder …

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Sightings: Mai-Thu Perret opens March 12 at the Nasher

Sightings: Mai-Thu Perret March 12, 2016 – July 17, 2016 Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201

Join us on opening weekend for a conversation with Swiss-born exhibition artist Mai-Thu Perret, who has spent the past 16 years making work born from a fictional feminist art commune she created called The Crystal Frontier. Set in New Mexico, …

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Spring Break for free at the DMA March 14 – 18

Spring Break Week 2016 at the Dallas Museum of Art

Enjoy a fun-filled week of art-making activities, family tours, story times, and gallery activities for families—all inspired by the work of Jackson Pollock.
Spring Break programs are FREE and held daily March 15–18.

https://www.dma.org/SpringBreak

https://www.dma.org/SpringBreak

Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas …

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2016 Fresh Start Art Show Winners

Visual Arts Guild of Frisco‘s FRESH START 2016 was held Feb. 1-28, 2016 at the Frisco Gallery in the Frisco Discovery Center. The exhibition featured painting, drawing, photography, ceramic and more.

http://vagf.org/events/

Winners (with juror comments):

The Best of Show honor was given to Anne Royer’s  “Odysseus Strings”

Intelligent use of shape and color as if music …

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Upstairs Gallery: Vern Johnson Retrospective & Spring Gallery Night March 19

SPRING GALLERY NIGHT MARCH 19, 2016
12:30 PM – 9:00 PM The Upstairs Gallery, 1038 West Abram, Arlington, TX 76013 817.277.6961 upstairsartgallery.com   Vern Johnson: A Retrospective

About ten years ago Vern Johnson began painting full time. For every show, he found new ways to depict the beauty of the natural world: prairie landscapes …

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Artspace111: Rambler Opening & Spring Gallery Night March 19

Rambler New Paintings by Daniel Blagg     2016 Spring Gallery Night Saturday, March 19th | 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Artspace111 is proud to announce the solo exhibition Rambler by artist Daniel Blagg. Blagg, a native of Texas, is constantly influenced by the surroundings of his studio warehouse. His urban realist paintings depict abandoned buildings, decaying gas stations …

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2016 Deep Ellum Arts Festival April 1 – 3

22ND ANNUAL DEEP ELLUM ARTS FESTIVAL

http://www.deepellumartsfestival.com/  FREE ADMISSION

Six blocks of Main Street in the Deep Ellum entertainment district, 2900-3400 Main Street, Dallas TX 75226, will be transformed into one enormous street festival. Featuring 200 top-notch decorative and visual artists, 100 original bands and singer/songwriters performing from four different stages, the renowned Pet …

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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

http://vagf.org/

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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