Sharon Giles

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RESILIENCE: VALA show opening March 7

Resilience : Strength, Healing and Overcoming Adversity

Join Us for the Opening Reception of ‘Resilience: Strength, Healing & Overcoming Adversity’ Art Exhibit at the VALA Gallery located inside the Cotton Mill of McKinney!

At this free and open to the public event, explore the art of 16 local artists all sharing their interpretations on …

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Texchange Printmaking Conference & Satellite Exhibits

Texchange SGCI : 2019

March 6 – 9, 2019

The 2019 annual conference of SGCI International, Texchange will take place at the Fairmont Hotel in the Dallas Arts District. Programming will also take place at Brookhaven College, Texas Christian University, University of Dallas, University of North Texas, and University of Texas Arlington.

SGC International is an educational non-profit organization representing artists of original prints, drawings, books, …

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Select Impressions opens March 8 at UNT on the Square

Exhibit: March 8 -March 29, 2019

An exhibition featuring selected UNT alumni held at UNT on the Square, at 109 North Elm Street, on the west side of the Denton Courthouse Square in downtown Denton, Texas. Held in conjunction with Texchange, the SGC International Conference held March 6 – 9, 2019 in Dallas.

Opening reception: Mar …

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FBCAA: Acrylic Pouring Demo/Workshop with Teta Smith on March 19

Regular meetings of the Farmers Branch-Carrollton Art Association (FBCAA) are held on the 3rd Tuesday morning of the month August through May (except Dec.) Guests are welcome – demos are free; mini-workshops are $10. Location: Craft Room of Farmers Branch Senior Center, Valwood & Dennis Lane, Farmers Branch.

Meeting schedule:
9:00 – 10:15 Open Coffee/Snacks
9:00 …

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SWS Spring Paint-Out March 30 at White Rock Lake

The 2019 Southwestern Watercolor Society Spring Paint Out will be a one-day event at Dallas White Rock Lake on Saturday, March 30th. (The alternate rain date is April 13).

This will be a come-and-go event. After painting for the day, registered artists will be invited to a reception at 6:00 pm at the home …

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Mansfield Arts Week and the Mansfield International Film Festival

Arts Week

March 7-17 Arts Week is unlike anything you’ve ever seen in Mansfield. This ten day event will combine arts from every spectrum.Film festivals, theatre, concerts, exhibits and a Kids Day make up this can’t miss experience. https://www.visitmansfieldtexas.com/event/189/arts-week

Mansfield International Film Festival

March 7-10 Movies have come in from around the globe …

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Darla Bostick: Art Workshops & Retreats at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico

The June art workshop/retreat is varied media–each day is something different–printmaking one day, textiles another. Last year we did some weaving, jewelry, pours and more. It’s a fun week in the beauty of New Mexico at Ghost Ranch.

The October workshop/retreat focuses on watercolor and artists of all levels are welcome. At both events, …

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Experimental Art Classes with Sharon Serrago

Experimental Art through Design & Color Sharon Serrago
6 Weeksof fun and experimentation $150
Monday Evenings 6:00 – 9:00 Tuesday Mornings 10:00 – 1:00  
Mar.11/12 – Apr.22/23 (No classes on April 1 or 2)
Email or call me to register. sharon@serrago.com  214-646-4271

  This class will incorporate the elements and principles of design …

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Opening Reception March 22nd: Seeing the Unseen

The Gallery at North Haven Gardens presents ‘Seeing the Unseen’ –an exhibition honoring the season of green growth and flower buds. Artists featured showcase work that explores spring renewal and negative space, sometimes hiding the obvious and revealing the hidden, inspiring the viewer to experience life beyond beautiful blooms. Discover diverse color palettes and intricate …

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Color Me Empowered reception March 14 at ArtSpace

ArtSpace Metropolitan Press: March 2019

Now showing at ArtSpace Metropolitan Press, Art For Your Cause presents Color Me Empowered Exhibition, on display March 4-22, 2019, presenting work by Art For Your Cause artists, and celebrating National Youth Art Month.

A portion of purchase proceeds will benefit Color Me Empowered. Color Me Empowered projects and …

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Sparks Studio workshops: Monday Night Painting, Enameling & Leather Journals

Monday Night Painting, All Media with Barbara McFarland – Monday Nights  –  6:30pm to 8:30pm

Barbara teaches watercolor, oils, acrylics, pastels, and mixed media at Sparks Studio Art. Her Monday night venue is an on-going painting class every week.  All painting and drawing mediums are welcome.  Work on your own individual projects in the …

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Join ACT for our March Creative Lunch + Learn – Contracts for artists

Most people, and maybe artists especially, think contracts are awful and want to avoid them at all costs. But as we will explain, this is a mistake based on a misunderstanding. Contracts are everywhere and they’re unavoidable. Indeed, virtually every agreement you make with someone is a contract, even if it’s not in writing. Sometimes …

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2019 CASETA Symposium coming to Austin March 29-31

CASETA’S 17th Annual Texas Art Fair and Symposium on Early Texas Art

March 29 – 31, 2019 
TCEA Conference Center 3100 Alvin DeVane Blvd Building B Austin, TX 78741 We look forward to you joining us!

REGISTER NOW! Go to the CASETA website at www.caseta.org to learn more and to register.

It is time to …

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Printmaking and the Spontaneous Mark: Classes by Junanne Peck

Workshops and classes at Black Crow Press

Wednesdays March 12,19,26.
April 9,16,23… 12-3pm
$65.00 each class
Email to register: junannepeck@mac.com

Printmaking and the Spontaneous Mark

Are you curious about prints and printmaking? These exciting classes offers participants the unique opportunity to learn about printmaking techniques. Monotypes, Drypoint, Woodcuts and Stencils will be explored. We …

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SWS Meeting March 12: Graham Berry watercolor demo

The Southwestern Watercolor Society March Membership Meeting on March 12th will feature British watercolor artist, Graham Berry at the Lover’s Lane United Methodist Church at the corner of Northwest Highway and Inwood Road. The meeting starts at 7pm and visitors are welcome. For more about SWS, see https://www.swswatercolor.org/

British painter Graham Berry’s paintings are in …

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2019 SWA Juried International Exhibition entry deadline March 10

JUROR: Iain StewartAWS, NWS
AWARDS:$5000 in cash and merchandise to be determined by the juror after viewing the installed works.
EXHIBITION CHAIR: Skeeter Murley E-Mail:swaexhibitions@gmail.com

Open to artists 18+ – international entries welcome. Original art created in the last three years. Enter up to three images for $40 (SWA members $35). Entry information at http://www.swawatercolor.com/2019-international-exhibition

2019 …

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Pamela Oldham Workshops: Big and Bold Flowers and Figurative Abstract

Pamela Oldham offers occasional classes – usually held on Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with hour break for lunch. pamelaoldhamsart@gmail.com Sign up at trinityartsguild.net under classes. Location: the Trinity Arts Guild gallery in Bedford,

Big and Bold Flowers Et Cetera

It has become a bit of a tradition to do a flowers class in May …

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TAG in the Morning: Margie Whittington – Watercolor March 13

The next TAG in the Morning meeting will be on Wednesday, March 13th, 10am to 12 noon.

Location: Trinity Arts Guild Gallery, Bedford Boys Ranch, 2819 R. D. Hurt Pkwy., Bedford, TX 76095-0671(817) 283-1422  www.trinityartsguild.net

Guest demo artist will be Margie Whittington and her topic watercolor. This is a great opportunity to learn from Margie. For more about her, …

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Biennial: Origins in Geometry entries due April 15

Biennial:  Origins in Geometry Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2019 Exhibition Dates: July 26 — October 20, 2019

Biennial: Origins in Geometry is a juried competition to recognize excellence in emerging visual artists deriving inspiration from geometric abstraction.  Artists who are selected as finalists will be featured in an exhibit at the Museum July 26 …

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TVAA Gallery call for art: A Conclave of Color, Shapes & Patterns

CURATOR:  Charles Wallis

ELIGIBILITY:  This show is open to TVAA members (and/or non-members).

This is an invitation to explore the meaning that connects with you and your art work, and then share it with others.  This is open to members and non-members of TVAA (Texas Visual Artists Association) with ribbons being awarded to Best of …

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Texas Area Artists: Pigments of the Imagination Exhibit at the Mesquite Arts Center

The Mesquite-based artist group will present its annual members show “Pigments of the Imagination” from March 3 through March 27, 2019. Artists include: Judy Eming, Ellen Yonley, Sally Browning, Sally Huhta, Carolyn Vandeventer, Karen Helms, Francile Sheridan, Mary Bass, Michael Huhta, Lahoma Wisel, and Cindy Fritz.

Location: Mesquite Arts Center, 1527 N Galloway Ave. , …

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Introductory Encaustic Painting Workshops March 9 and 16!

Designed for beginning to intermediate artists ages 17 and older, this two-part introductory encaustic painting workshop will be offered on two consecutive Saturdays, March 9 and 16. The workshop will provide hands‐on instruction in the materials, techniques, and tools of Encaustic Painting. After a brief history lesson in this ancient art form, participants will be …

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Mar. 5: Dallas Architecture Forum Presents Design Inspirations, Part Two Panel Discussion

The Dallas Architecture Forum
Continues Its Spring 2019 Panel Discussion Series With
“Design Inspirations”
Part Two – March 5, 2019

Free and Open to the Public!

The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, continues its Spring 2019 Panel Discussion Series on Tuesday,  March 5,  2019 with “Design Inspirations Part Two,” moderated by Meg Fitzpatrick, …

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Bedford ArtsFest March 30

March 30, 2019 (10am-6pm)
Where: Boys Ranch Park
2801 Forest Ridge Drive, Bedford TX 76021

If you are looking for a Marketplace vendor spacePlease contact cob.events@bedfordtx.gov 

The Cultural Commission and City of Bedford are proud to announce the 2019 Bedford Artsfest. Artsfest will be held on Saturday, March 30 from 10:00 am-6:00 pm at …

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TAG Meeting March 4 – Donna Bland oil demo

The next Trinity Arts Guild meeting will be on Monday, March 4, 2019.

Location: Trinity Arts Guild Gallery, Bedford Boys Ranch, 2819 R. D. Hurt Pkwy., Bedford, TX 76095-0671(817) 283-1422  www.trinityartsguild.net

Guest demo artist will be Donna Bland. Visitors are welcome.

Reception & awards for Spring Members Show 6:30 pm
Demonstration 7:00 pm

Donna Bland, Artist

Impressionistic Original Oil Paintings …

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Trinity Arts Guild 2019 Spring Members Show

The show is up and it’s gorgeous! Join us on March 4th at 6:30pm for the Reception & Awards before the TAG meeting & demo (Donna Bland on impressionistic painting with oils). For more about the Guild see https://www.trinityartsguild.net/.

Up to $1500 in prizes will be awarded. Categories include Works on Canvas or Hardboard, Works …

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The Road to the Heart: Persian Art Exhibit

The Irving Art Association is proud to host an exhibit reflecting Persian culture and heritage.

February 24 – March 28, 2019
Reception & Awards Sunday, March 10 • 2-5 pm

Judges for awards: Fari Rahimi, Yasaman Moussavi, Sara Rastegarpouyani, and Behnaz Sohrabi.
Curator: Pouran Lashini

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX …

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North Texas Polymer Clay Guild

The Guild is a group of polymer clay artists and enthusiasts who meet once per month on the 2nd Sunday from September to May. We like to share information and keep up on what is going on with polymer clay in Texas and around the nation. We encourage anyone with a passion for polymer …

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Watercolor and High Flow Acrylics on Non-Traditional Surfaces: Workshop May 11 by Justin Burns

QoR Watercolor and GOLDEN High Flow Acrylic. New watermedia techniques applied on a variety of unconventional surfaces. Sat, May 11, 2019 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CDT
$65

Location: Irving Art Association Gallery, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts,1975 Puritan Drive, Irving, TX 75061. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

This workshop will give you …

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500x Gallery Membership Call

500x Gallery Members sitting together in 1978. 500X Gallery Seeking Applications for New Members
for the 2019/2020 Season
Application Packets due April 1st, 2019 500x Gallery is an artist run gallery collective with a long tradition.  Having been run by artists for 41 years, 500x relies on the talent and dedication of it’s members to continue …

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Joseph Haubert “Reflections” and Gary Perrone opens March 2 at Art on Henderson POP-UP

ART ON HENDERSON
POP-UP
SCULPTURE, ART AND ACCESSORIES
IS NOW OPEN

join us at 1802 McMillan // next to Houndstooth on Henderson Ave. https://www.facebook.com/events/1170457036452641/

Joseph Haubert “Reflections” and Gary Perrone
opens March 02, 2019 // 6-8pm

Joseph Haubert, Born and raised in two urban north Texas cities, Dallas-Fort Worth, I found my love for urban aesthetic very early …

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2019 Texas Sculpture Symposium April 12-14

Texas Sculpture Association & University of Texas Arlington

presents the 2019 Sculpture Symposium April 12, 13, & 14

Beyond the Object: Making Your Art Reach Further

Buy Symposium Tickets – Click Here

The first 40 symposium registrants will receive a free Sunday art collection tour and parking at AT&T Stadium

Registration: TSA Members …

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Texas Sculpture Association Show in March

Membership Show at the Tower Gallery

DATE: March 2, 2019 – March 31, 2019
RECEPTION: March 30
TIME: 8-5pm
FEE: Free
LOCATION: Tower Gallery, 636 S. Main St, Grapevine 76051 (housed in the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau headquarters building)

Call for entries for Annual Membership Show:

Texas $35 Entry fee for up to 3 entries
Open to …

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RCAS 53rd Annual Regional Art Exhibition & Sale call for entries

Call for Artists for the RCAS 53rd Annual Regional Art Exhibition & Sale to be held at the Eisemann Center –  open to all Texas artists, 18 years old or older. $7,000.00 in cash and merchandise awards.

Entry is through Call for Entry (Cafe’) website and the Prospectus can be downloaded HERE. Please read Prospectus …

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Etsy Dallas Spring Bash Call for Artists – deadline Feb. 27

Visit our website for more details and to apply.  Applications close on February 27, 2019. 

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Gilley’s (1135 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215)

Etsy Dallas’ Spring Bash, a premier handmade shopping event and party, showcases the very best in handmade apparel, bags, jewelry, home décor, accessories, …

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