Sharon Giles

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Art news sources: a resource guide

This guide has four sections (with links to websites): 1. Local 2. Texas 3. National and international 4. Guides to art news To suggest additional links or corrections, please notify the Moderator by clicking on Contact on the menu bar above. Updated …

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Art news sources: a resource guide

This guide has four sections (with links to websites): 1. Local 2. Texas 3. National and international 4. Guides to art news To suggest additional links or corrections, please notify the Moderator by clicking on Contact on the menu bar above. Updated …

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/resources-links/art-news-sources-a-resource-guide/

Art museums, galleries and centers in North Texas: a resource guide

This guide has four sections (with links to websites): 1. Museums 2. Community art centers 3. College and university galleries 4. Guides to institutions, galleries, exhibits and events To suggest additional links or corrections, please notify the …

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Art museums, galleries and centers in North Texas: a resource guide

This guide has four sections (with links to websites): 1. Museums 2. Community art centers 3. College and university galleries 4. Guides to institutions, galleries, exhibits and events To suggest additional links or corrections, please notify the …

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Guide to Artists of North Texas

Many of the nonprofit artist groups in North Texas devote a web page to links to the websites of artist members, information about them, or images of their artwork. This guide is arranged alphabetically by organizational name. An additional listing of private or informal artist groups is provided at the end.

Updated 2/18/08. To suggest links or corrections, use the Contact button. Please note that individual artists cannot be added separately at this time.

Nonprofit Artist Groups

-A-
American Institute of Graphic Arts, Dallas Chapter. (a directory searchable by name or category)
Arlington Visual Arts Association
Art Connection (Irving Arts Center)
Associated Creative Artists
Association of Traditional Artists (click on ‘Members’)

-C-

Corsicana Art League (instructors)
Craft Guild of Dallas (instructors)

-D-
Dallas Area Fiber Artists
DeSoto Art League

-E-
Ellis County Art Assocation

-I-
Irving Art Association

-K-
Kaligrafos

-L-
Lake Granbury Arts Assocation (click on member galleries)

-M-

Mineral Wells Art Association

-N-

Northeast Texas Fine Arts Alliance (Terrell)
North Texas Polymer Clay Guild

-O-
Oak Point Art Society, Aubrey

-P-
Pastel Society of the Southwest
Plano Art Association

-R-

Richardson Civic Art Association

Rockwall Art League

-S-
Society of Figurative Arts
Southwestern Watercolor Society (click on Affiliated Sites)

-T-
Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild
Texas Sculpture Association
Texas Visual Arts Association (under construction)
Trinity Arts Guild (move your cursor over “Meet the Artists” in the left hand column)

-V-
Visual Artists of Cedar Hill (links on right side of page)
Visual Art League of Lewisville (click on Gallery – located on the topbar)
Visual Art Society of Texas

-W-
Weatherford Art Association (links on right side of page under WAA Members)

Private or informal artist groups
Art Focus XC
Artful Designs
Artisan’s Studio-Gallery
Artists’ Showplace
Art Patrol
Canvas by Canvas
Continental Gin Artists (click on Artists)
Cross Timbers Artist Studios Tour
Dallas Arts Revue Members
Gallery VIII
North Dallas Artist Studio Tour
Oak Cliff Artisans
TexasWAX/Dallas (encaustic) click on list of Member Artists
White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour
Young at ‘Art

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Guide to Artists of North Texas

Many of the nonprofit artist groups in North Texas devote a web page to links to the websites of artist members, information about them, or images of their artwork. This guide is arranged alphabetically by organizational name. An additional listing of private or informal artist groups is provided at the end.

Updated 2/18/08. To suggest links or corrections, use the Contact button. Please note that individual artists cannot be added separately at this time.

Nonprofit Artist Groups

-A-
American Institute of Graphic Arts, Dallas Chapter. (a directory searchable by name or category)
Arlington Visual Arts Association
Art Connection (Irving Arts Center)
Associated Creative Artists
Association of Traditional Artists (click on ‘Members’)

-C-

Corsicana Art League (instructors)
Craft Guild of Dallas (instructors)

-D-
Dallas Area Fiber Artists
DeSoto Art League

-E-
Ellis County Art Assocation

-I-
Irving Art Association

-K-
Kaligrafos

-L-
Lake Granbury Arts Assocation (click on member galleries)

-M-

Mineral Wells Art Association

-N-

Northeast Texas Fine Arts Alliance (Terrell)
North Texas Polymer Clay Guild

-O-
Oak Point Art Society, Aubrey

-P-
Pastel Society of the Southwest
Plano Art Association

-R-

Richardson Civic Art Association

Rockwall Art League

-S-
Society of Figurative Arts
Southwestern Watercolor Society (click on Affiliated Sites)

-T-
Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild
Texas Sculpture Association
Texas Visual Arts Association (under construction)
Trinity Arts Guild (move your cursor over “Meet the Artists” in the left hand column)

-V-
Visual Artists of Cedar Hill (links on right side of page)
Visual Art League of Lewisville (click on Gallery – located on the topbar)
Visual Art Society of Texas

-W-
Weatherford Art Association (links on right side of page under WAA Members)

Private or informal artist groups
Art Focus XC
Artful Designs
Artisan’s Studio-Gallery
Artists’ Showplace
Art Patrol
Canvas by Canvas
Continental Gin Artists (click on Artists)
Cross Timbers Artist Studios Tour
Dallas Arts Revue Members
Gallery VIII
North Dallas Artist Studio Tour
Oak Cliff Artisans
TexasWAX/Dallas (encaustic) click on list of Member Artists
White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour
Young at ‘Art

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Simon Schama’s Power of Art series

A new PBS Series will be shown on Mondays from 9:00-10:00 pm on Ch 13. Writer and scholar Simon Schama tells the tales of 8 great works of art, focusing on what drove each artist to create the piece and how it changed the world’s view of art. The firs…

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Simon Schama’s Power of Art series

A new PBS Series will be shown on Mondays from 9:00-10:00 pm on Ch 13. Writer and scholar Simon Schama tells the tales of 8 great works of art, focusing on what drove each artist to create the piece and how it changed the world’s view of art. The firs…

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TAA’s new website; free sites for art groups

Texas Area Artists (TAA) now have a new website: texasareaartists.blogspot.com. Their new contact email is texasareaartists@gmail.com. TAA serves the artist community in Mesquite with monthly meetings and paint-ins at the Mesquite Arts Center. Currentl…

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TAA’s new website; free sites for art groups

Texas Area Artists (TAA) now have a new website: texasareaartists.blogspot.com. Their new contact email is texasareaartists@gmail.com. TAA serves the artist community in Mesquite with monthly meetings and paint-ins at the Mesquite Arts Center. Currentl…

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Opportunities for artists: a resource list

This resource guide covers sources that list jobs for artists, calls for entries, gallery space, exhibition opportunities & proposals, fellowships, training and other opportunities. To suggest additional links or corrections, please notify the Moderator by clicking on Contact on the menu bar above. List:

ArtGroupsDFW News Blog:
Listing of opportunities mainly in the North Texas area. Local groups may post free.
Calls for Entries
Classes and Workshops
Opportunities for Artists

Artist Opportunities
Submit your calls for entries and other opportunities to the Dallas Art Revue site for wider publicity in the DFW area.
http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/resources/ops.shtml

American Artist Magazine
The artist411 feature lists some show online, but you’ll have to subscribe to get the full listing of shows and other opportunities. An art instruction journal, with many articles free online.
http://www.myamericanartist.com/

Art Calendar
Respected journal for over 20 years. Each issue features 20-30 pages of hundreds of listings of juried shows, residencies, grants, galleries reviewing portfolios, jobs, etc. plus articles on the business of being an artist. Subscription: $37.
http://www.artcalendar.com/

Art Connection Newsletter
Each issue contains an opportunities page. Published twice a year by the Irving Art Center. Online.
http://www.irvingartscenter.org/VisualArts/connection.htm

The Art List: Newsletter of American Art Competitions
http://theartlist.com/

Artdeadline.com
Deadlines for visual artists, writers, media artists, funding opportunities, public art and more. Fee: $24/yr.
http://www.artdeadline.com/

Art Deadlines List
A list of competitions, contests, call for entries/papers, grants, scholarships, fellowships, jobs, internships, etc, in the arts or related areas. http://artdeadlineslist.com/

Art News
Articles from absolutearts.com. Free email newsletter. Includes calls for entries, latest artist blogs, art news submissions.
http://absolutearts.com

Art Opportunities Monthly
Subscription service. In each issue: art contests, grants, juried art competitions, fellowships, residencies, public art commissions, art awards, scholarships, teaching assistanceships, calls for art, art deadlines, scholarships, art shows, photography contests, RFPs, RFQs, sculpture commissions, percent-for-art, slide registries, university art galleries, non-profit art galleries, or other artist opportunities and venues normally outside the commercial gallery system.
http://www.artopportunitiesmonthly.com/

The Artist’s Magazine
This established art instruction journal has a listing of calls for art in its print version. Subscription required. Some articles free online.
http://www.artistsmagazine.com/

NYFA: For Artists: NYFA Source
Extensive national directory of awards, call for entries, training, services for hire, and publications for artists.
http://www.nyfa.org/nyfa_source.asp

Texas Commission for the Arts TCAnet: Opportunities for artists
Contains calls for entry, auditions, fellowships, public art, residencies, calls for papers, and student opportunities. http://www.arts.state.tx.us/studios/links.asp?pi=148

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Opportunities for artists: a resource list

This resource guide covers sources that list jobs for artists, calls for entries, gallery space, exhibition opportunities & proposals, fellowships, training and other opportunities. To suggest additional links or corrections, please notify the Moderator by clicking on Contact on the menu bar above. List:

ArtGroupsDFW News Blog:
Listing of opportunities mainly in the North Texas area. Local groups may post free.
Calls for Entries
Classes and Workshops
Opportunities for Artists

Artist Opportunities
Submit your calls for entries and other opportunities to the Dallas Art Revue site for wider publicity in the DFW area.
http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/resources/ops.shtml

American Artist Magazine
The artist411 feature lists some show online, but you’ll have to subscribe to get the full listing of shows and other opportunities. An art instruction journal, with many articles free online.
http://www.myamericanartist.com/

Art Calendar
Respected journal for over 20 years. Each issue features 20-30 pages of hundreds of listings of juried shows, residencies, grants, galleries reviewing portfolios, jobs, etc. plus articles on the business of being an artist. Subscription: $37.
http://www.artcalendar.com/

Art Connection Newsletter
Each issue contains an opportunities page. Published twice a year by the Irving Art Center. Online.
http://www.irvingartscenter.org/VisualArts/connection.htm

The Art List: Newsletter of American Art Competitions
http://theartlist.com/

Artdeadline.com
Deadlines for visual artists, writers, media artists, funding opportunities, public art and more. Fee: $24/yr.
http://www.artdeadline.com/

Art Deadlines List
A list of competitions, contests, call for entries/papers, grants, scholarships, fellowships, jobs, internships, etc, in the arts or related areas. http://artdeadlineslist.com/

Art News
Articles from absolutearts.com. Free email newsletter. Includes calls for entries, latest artist blogs, art news submissions.
http://absolutearts.com

Art Opportunities Monthly
Subscription service. In each issue: art contests, grants, juried art competitions, fellowships, residencies, public art commissions, art awards, scholarships, teaching assistanceships, calls for art, art deadlines, scholarships, art shows, photography contests, RFPs, RFQs, sculpture commissions, percent-for-art, slide registries, university art galleries, non-profit art galleries, or other artist opportunities and venues normally outside the commercial gallery system.
http://www.artopportunitiesmonthly.com/

The Artist’s Magazine
This established art instruction journal has a listing of calls for art in its print version. Subscription required. Some articles free online.
http://www.artistsmagazine.com/

NYFA: For Artists: NYFA Source
Extensive national directory of awards, call for entries, training, services for hire, and publications for artists.
http://www.nyfa.org/nyfa_source.asp

Texas Commission for the Arts TCAnet: Opportunities for artists
Contains calls for entry, auditions, fellowships, public art, residencies, calls for papers, and student opportunities. http://www.arts.state.tx.us/studios/links.asp?pi=148

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Guide to Getting Art Grants

Ellen Liberatori’s new book from Allworth Press, Guide to Getting Arts Grants, explains what every grant-seeking artist or art group needs to know. During her 30 years in the grantmaking sector of philanthropy, the author has seen hundreds of proposals. She explains that to get an arts grant, a concise, well-written application is crucial, and she gives many writing tips on how to achieve that.

Chapters cover how to:
• Set goals and develop a plan
• Identify and research numerous types of private and public prospects
• Take advantage of online resources and application opportunities
• Create top-notch portfolios, artist statements, and letters of inquiry
• Formulate an accurate and useful budget
• Master the intricacies of the application process, including the common grant form
• Understand the selection and review process, including the site visit
• Respond appropriately to the board’s decision

Guide to Getting Arts Grants is published by Allworth Press, publisher of other art resource books. 6 X 9, 272 pages; Softcover, ISBN 1-58115-456-6 List Price $19.95 Publication Date: October 2006

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Guide to Getting Art Grants

Ellen Liberatori’s new book from Allworth Press, Guide to Getting Arts Grants, explains what every grant-seeking artist or art group needs to know. During her 30 years in the grantmaking sector of philanthropy, the author has seen hundreds of proposals. She explains that to get an arts grant, a concise, well-written application is crucial, and she gives many writing tips on how to achieve that.

Chapters cover how to:
• Set goals and develop a plan
• Identify and research numerous types of private and public prospects
• Take advantage of online resources and application opportunities
• Create top-notch portfolios, artist statements, and letters of inquiry
• Formulate an accurate and useful budget
• Master the intricacies of the application process, including the common grant form
• Understand the selection and review process, including the site visit
• Respond appropriately to the board’s decision

Guide to Getting Arts Grants is published by Allworth Press, publisher of other art resource books. 6 X 9, 272 pages; Softcover, ISBN 1-58115-456-6 List Price $19.95 Publication Date: October 2006

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/resources-links/guide-to-getting-art-grants/

Art tips and links at Cheap Joe’s

Cheap Joe’s, a well-known supplier of artist’s materials, also supplies tips and links for artists in the Artists’ Community section of the site.
There are articles on various topics, some written by famous artists:
Understanding How Reflected Ligh…

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Art tips and links at Cheap Joe’s

Cheap Joe’s, a well-known supplier of artist’s materials, also supplies tips and links for artists in the Artists’ Community section of the site.
There are articles on various topics, some written by famous artists:
Understanding How Reflected Ligh…

Permanent link to this article: http://artgroupsdfw.com/resources-links/art-tips-and-links-at-cheap-joes/

Visual Art Groups in the North Texas area

For your information we are publishing the links to websites of mainly nonprofit visual art groups in the area. They may or may not be participating in this site. To suggest additional links or corrections, please notify the Moderator by clicking on Contact on the menu bar above. Updated Dec. 2012.

This guide has six sections (with links to websites):
1. Nonprofit artist groups
2. Nonprofit art centers and arts councils
3. Informal or private artist groups
4. Gallery organizations
5. State or national level nonprofit artist groups
6. Other guides to art groups

Nonprofit artist groups in North Texas:


Nonprofit art centers and arts councils in North Texas

Informal or private artist groups in North Texas:

Gallery organizations:

State- or national-level nonprofit artist groups:

Other guides to art groups:

Art museums, galleries and centers in North Texas: a resource guide (from ArtGroupsDFW)

Dallas-Fort Worth Art Groups (from dfwart.com)

Dallas & Texas Visual Arts & Art-Related Organizations (from Dallas Arts Revue)

KERA’s Art & Seek 

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Visual Art Groups in the North Texas area

For your information we are publishing the links to websites of mainly nonprofit visual art groups in the area. They may or may not be participating in this site. To suggest additional links or corrections, please notify the Moderator by clicking on Contact on the menu bar above. Updated Dec. 2012.

This guide has six sections (with links to websites):
1. Nonprofit artist groups
2. Nonprofit art centers and arts councils
3. Informal or private artist groups
4. Gallery organizations
5. State or national level nonprofit artist groups
6. Other guides to art groups

Nonprofit artist groups in North Texas:


Nonprofit art centers and arts councils in North Texas

Informal or private artist groups in North Texas:

Gallery organizations:

State- or national-level nonprofit artist groups:

Other guides to art groups:

Art museums, galleries and centers in North Texas: a resource guide (from ArtGroupsDFW)

Dallas-Fort Worth Art Groups (from dfwart.com)

Dallas & Texas Visual Arts & Art-Related Organizations (from Dallas Arts Revue)

KERA’s Art & Seek

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