Sharon Giles

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Art News DFW in 2013: Transformations in platform and design

The big news for 2013: Webmasters Nancy Friedel and Sharon Giles migrated the news blog from a Nucleus CMS platform to WordPress, principally because of the new features and capabilities that are built in. WordPress has a huge following and a large number of customizable themes and plug-ins created to choose from. The URL is …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – Dec. 29

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the bottom widget area under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

 

Paint Along with Larry Hamilton – Dec-18-2013 – Oil Painting-“Teton… added to topic – Oil painting

Oil Painting …

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Amon Carter Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Receives National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Grant to Support George Caleb Bingham Exhibition

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa recently announced that the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. …

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Spring/Summer 2014 Adult Gallery Programs at the Modern

Drawing from the Collection

Learn with local artists as they lead free, informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This class is open to adults at all skill levels; just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but a sign-in sheet is available at the information desk.

First Sundays, 2-3:30 pm:

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365 Days of Contemporary Art!‏

 

Gift memberships or donations at the dallas contemporary: http://www.dallascontemporary.org/donate.html

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Youtube: Weekly Update – Dec. 15

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the bottom widget area under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

Mars Attacks! oil painting technique by Fantasy Artist Jeff Miracola added to topic – Oil painting Christmas 2013: Skate Scene + …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – Dec. 9

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ask a crafter17 + 7  videos   by thefrugalcrafter . ClassPlan – Moon night oil pastel on black card stock – inadvertent… …

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The First National Center for Arts Research Report‏

FIRST DATA-DRIVEN ASSESSMENT OF THE HEALTH OF THE NONPROFIT ARTS INDUSTRY RELEASED BY SMU’S NATIONAL CENTER FOR ARTS RESEARCH (NCAR) NCAR Report Is First of Its Kind for the Arts, Built on Most Comprehensive Set of Data Ever Compiled
Study Identifies Performance Drivers and Determines Value of Managerial Expertise

DALLAS (SMU) – The …

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Photographing Your Artwork – How To Guides

Dallas photographer J.R. Compton has created tutorials on his website DallasArtsRevue.com that provide great guidance on photographing your artwork.

There are two principle guides:

How to Photograph Art or just about anything else
http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/resources/How-to-Photo-Art.shtml

How to photograph art that’s behind glass, is glass or is glossy like glass
Recently updated.

http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/resources/How-to-Photo-Art-behind-glass.html The Oxide Gallery in Denton has also published tutorials:

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YouTube: Weekly Update – Nov. 3

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the bottom widget area under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

FREE Online Event: Gallery Success with Kristin Hoerth + 1  video   by artistsnetwork

Meet Me | Art Making Programs for Individuals …

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Youtube: Weekly Update – Sept. 22, 2013

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

 

White Roses- Quick and Fun Decorative Painting added to topic – Tole painting

Acrylic Painting Lesson – Tuscan Buildings …

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Richardson Civic Art Society

RCAS ART GROUP PLANS FOR 2013-14

Richardson Civic Art Society invites all DFW metroplex artists to join us for an art-filled season.  Art shows, artist’s demonstrations, and workshops are organized by RCAS to benefit anyone who wants to participate.  Complete information on the events of the 2013-14 season is available on the website at http://www.richardson-arts.org.

The first artist’s …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – Aug. 26

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

Harvest of Wishes + 1  video   by StampTV

Watercolors Techniques – Paper Wishes Weekly Webisodes + 4  videos   added to topic – Watercolor painting …

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YouTube: Weekly Updates: Aug. 11 & 19

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

Sunset Bird Beginners Acrylic Painting Lesson + 3  videos   added to topic – Acrylic paint fun sticky label cards + 1  video   by thefrugalcrafter …

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Amazon joins the online art gallery biz

AMAZON ART has just been announced by Amazon. It’s still in beta, but you can now order original art online. For the official press release, click here.

Amazon describes AMAZON ART (www.amazon.com/art) as “a marketplace that gives customers direct access to more than 40,000 works of fine art from over 150 galleries and dealers. At launch, Amazon Art will …

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British Art – Paintings, Sculpture & Denby China

Animal Sculpture – Bronze Sculptures – Horse Sculpture – Bronze Statue: Jonathan Knight Sculpture UK

http://www.jonathanknightsculpture.co.uk/

UK based leading animal sculptor or animalier bronzes specialist provides animal sculpture, bronze sculptures, bronze horse sculptures, horse bronzes, bronze statues, equestrian bronzes, animal bronzes, bronze animal sculptures, equine bronzes sculpture, bird bronzes sculpture and fine art bronzes.

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Gainesville Area Visual Arts (GAVA)

Gainesville Area Visual Arts (GAVA), a non-profit organization, is located in Gainesville, TX, about 70 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth. The purpose of GAVA is to stimulate interest and knowledge of the visual arts for adults and children in the Gainesville and Cooke County, Texas, area.

The group meets at the Visual …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – July 21

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

 

Christy’s Art TV – Ask Christy Vlog Episode 16

 

+ 1  video   by Christy Sobolewski 1 video

 

Classes …

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Arts+Culture Magazine Launches As Statewide Publication

ARTSTARS MEDIA LLC MERGES A+C NORTH TEXAS AND SISTER PUBLICATION A+C HOUSTON TO LAUNCH THE NEW STATEWIDE MAGAZINE, ARTS+CULTURE TEXAS.

Dallas, TX – ArtStars Media LLC, parent company of Arts+Culture North Texas and sister publicationArts+Culture Houston, today announces the merger of the two publications into a new statewide monthly periodical, Arts+Culture Texas. September is the inaugural issue and …

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Acrylic and Watercolor Pouring Videos by Sue Nosler Gray

Sue Nosler Gray is Introducing online video instruction: Her Acrylic and Watercolor Pouring Classes can be purchased from her website for digital download. Check out her take on this fun technique. Pouring  with Acrylics $19.95  23 minutes Sue not only demonstrates a poured painting from beginning to completion, but shows the viewer how and why she resolves …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – July 8

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

 

  Watercolour Pencils — ‘Painting Workshop’ with Paul Taggart

 

+ 1  video   by artworkshopwithpaul   CAPI::: Assignment 5 Raw Sketchbook ::: …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – July 1

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

 

  Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners

 

+ 3  videos   added to topic – Acrylic painting techniques   A Look Into The …

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P.R.I.N.T. Press publication

(L) Scott Ingram & Ryan Burkhart (R) C.S.H #9 Saarinen, 2013, screen print, 28.25 x 41 inches P.R.I.N.T Press is pleased to announce the publication of a print by Atanta-based artist Scott Ingram, who collaborated with master printer Ryan Burkhart in April 2013. Entitled C.S.H #9 Saarinen, Scott Ingram’s new print demonstrates his ongoing exploration of modernist architecture and industrial …

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Fort Worth Decorative Painters

Fort Worth Decorative Painters, a Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, meets the third Monday of the month (September thru May). Social time begins at 6:00 p.m. and the business meeting at 6:30. Each meeting includes a project in decorative painting. Non-members may attend one meeting annually as a guest. Annual dues are …

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Entries due June 3 for the book as art

LAST CHANCE! ENTRIES DUE BY JUNE 3.

Submit your entries at CaFE (callforentry.org) between now and June 3. To visit the Decatur Arts Alliance blog and to download a pdf with information about the exhibit, the jurors, and entry instructions, click here.

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East Dallas Gallery Day June 1

Participating galleries:

Barry Whistler Gallery, Centraltrak, Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Liliana Bloch Gallery, Oliver Francis Gallery, The Public Trust, The Reading Room, The RGB Gallery, WAAS Gallery and 500X Gallery.

Food trucks will be serving at selected galleries from 6-8 pm.

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Giddens Gallery arist search

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art will be interviewing artists throughout the summer.  We are located at 624 S. Main St. in Historic downtown Grapevine, Texas.  If you are interested in being represented by the gallery, contact Cherie Giddens at 817-488-8600 or emailcheriegiddens@juno.com for information to set up an interview.

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YouTube: Weekly Update – May 27

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Early Morning Varanasi – Oil Painting Demonstration by James Willis… + 1  video   by ArtTutorOnline Abstract painting Demo | +Test acrylic Golden …

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Yellow Rose Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters

The Yellow Rose has a new website: http://www.yellowrosechapter.com, plus a new Facebook page.

Decorative Painting, as defined by the Society of Decorative Painters, is a
diverse art form that utilizes a variety of techniques and media to decorate
functional and non-functional surfaces.

Meetings are held monthly at the King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6411 …

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AMoA call for printmaking

Amarillo Museum of Art
Call for Work–AMoA Biennial 600–Printmaking
The AMoA (Amarillo Museum of Art) Biennial 600: Printmaking will be an exhibition of artwork selected, from works submitted by artists residing within a 600-mile radius of Amarillo, Texas. Juror: Kathleen Edwards, Chief Curator, University of Iowa Museum of Art.

Eligible Works:

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Bosque Art Classic entries close June 3

28th Annual Bosque Art Classic
Representational Visual Arts & Sculpture

Bosque Arts Center
Clifton, Texas

CALL FOR ENTRIES

28th Annual Bosque Art Classic juried art show and sale held each September at the Bosque Arts Center in Clifton, TX. We award $14,500 in prizes annually for original real/representational art in the categories …

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Texas Artists Exhibition at the Beeville Art Museum deadline June 1

The Texas Artists Exhibition (TAE) includes works from various artists from across the state. To submit an entry in TAE or for more information call BAM at 361-358-8615 or visit our website: bamtexas.org. Texas Artist Exhibit Opening will be August 3.

Beeville Art Museum, 401 East Fannin, Beeville, Texas  78102
http://www.BamTexas.org/texasartistsexhibit.html
June 1 ………….. Submission deadline

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Plein Air at the Dallas Heritage Village: Enter the “Following Frank Reaugh” exhibit & sale

Call for Entries: Following Frank Reaugh
A Celebration of Plein Air Painting at Dallas Heritage Village

Enter through Thursday, August 01, 2013

For more information and complete details, please visit: http://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=156

Dallas Heritage Village
1515 South Harwood St.
Dallas, TX  75215-1273

Home to a wide variety of educational activities throughout the year, Dallas Heritage …

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HOT AND SWEATY 2

Hot and Sweaty 2: Open Season Announcing 500X’s 2nd annual unjuried OPEN SHOW!!! Entry fee- $30 for up to 3 works Size limit- 48″ maximum on the longest side

500X staff will be on hand to assist in placing and hanging work. All work must have adequate hanging hardware- wire or D-rings, works that are not …

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Dave Kramer Still Life in Oils demo May 28

 

Artist Dave Kramer will demonstrate how to do still life in oils at the Irving Art Association Members Meeting on Tuesday, May 28 at 7 pm. He is recognized for his images containing rich colors, dramatic lighting, and attention to detail in both his fine art and portrait commissions. His love for the traditional, realistic methods of …

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