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  1. Sparks Art Classes for August!… Jewelry – Alcohol Inks – Rusty Gourds – Leather Books — August 18, 2017
  2. CentralTrak presents “a hard place” opening August 19 — August 16, 2017
  3. Dutch Art Gallery 2017 Fall Show call for entries — August 16, 2017
  4. Rosemary Riddle-Achelpohl reception Aug. 19 at Giddens Gallery — August 16, 2017
  5. SWS 2017 Fall Paint Out Oct. 6 & 7 — August 16, 2017

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August news for you from CADD

August Openings &
Other Events

Visit our Website: http://www.caddallas.net/

August 5 – OPENINGS & EVENTS

 

Glimpsed Through Liquid: A solo show of new works by gallery artist Graham Caldwell 

 
Opening Reception: August 5, 5:00 – 9:00pm
On view through: October 7, 2017

 

 

Shed Some Light: A solo show of new works by Carmen Menza in the project space

 

Opening Reception: August 5, 5:00 – 9:00pm
On view through: October 7, 2017

 

Per Diem​: Rosalyn Bodycomb, Vincent Falsetta, Kirk Hayes, Stephen Lapthisophon, Marcelyn McNei​l & ​
Roberto Munguia ​Opening Reception: August 5, 6:00 – 8:00pm
On view through: August 12, 2017

 

Mi Cuerpo Non Està Aquí (My Body Isn’t Here): Hellen Ascoli & James Sullivan

Opening Reception: August 5, 6:00 – 8:00pm
On view through: August 12, 2017

New Texas Talent XXIV: Curated by Katherine Wagner, Business Council for the Arts CEO

Opening Reception: August 5, 5:00 – 8:00pm
On view through: September 2, 2017

Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) Annual Juried Membership Exhibit and RADAR III:
Juried artists CAC members featuring multiple art disciplines. RADAR III- featuring artists Bill Holmberg, Sandra Lara and Megan Ping

Opening Reception: August 5, 5:30 – 8:30pm
On view through: September 2, 2017

August 12 – OPENINGS & EVENTS

Cups are Emotion: Mary Jo Karimnia

Paper Flower Workshop & Artist Talk:
Saturday, August 12, 2:00pm

Cups are Emotion: Mary Jo Karimnia

Artist Reception: August 12, 7:00 – 10:00pm
On view through: August 19, 2017

August 17 – OPENINGS & EVENTS

Join us on August 17th from 5:30 – 7:00pm

Ro2 Art Gallery
 
1501 S Ervay St.,

Dallas, TX, 75215, USA


3rd Thursdays are FREE and proudly sponsored by: Brooklyn Brewery & Arts+Culture Texas

August 18 – OPENINGS & EVENTS

 

CHAOS!!!!!: 5th Annual Small Works Show
Closing Reception: August 18, 7:00 – 10:00pm

On view through: August 19, 2017

August 19 – OPENINGS & EVENTS

 

500X, UTD, & Central Track
a hard placeCurated by Gundula Schmitz (Laura Mars Gallery) and Gary Farrelly: 
Chris Dreier (DE), Christine Weber (DE), Cunningham Architects (TX), Dirk Krecker (DE), EVOL (DE), Gary Farrelly (IRE/BE), Julia Zinnbauer (DE), Laure Catugier (DE/FR), Matias Bechtold (DE), Oisin Byrne (IRE/UK), Pádraic E. Moore (IRE/BE), ScAle Architects (IT) and Tannhäuser Tor (Alekos Hofstetter (DE) & Florian Göpfert (DE)

 
Opening Reception: August 19, 7:00 – 10:00pm
On view through: September 24, 2017

 

2017 500X Members’ Exhibition: Kalee Appleton, Clint Bargers, Lynne Bowman-Cravens, Molly Dierks, Ross Faircloth, Chris Ireland, Steven Foutch, Julie Libersat, Seth Lorenz, Valerie Powell, Justin Strickland-Hoff, James Talambas, Tabatha Trolli, Tony Veronese, and Ashley Whitt

 
Opening Reception: August 19, 7:00 – 10:00pm
On view through: September 24, 2017

TREES: A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. (Greek Proverb)

Opening Reception: August 19, 6:00 – 8:00pm
On view through: September 16, 2017

August 26 – OPENINGS & EVENTS

 

Fruit Efficiency: Gary Farrelly + Chris Dreier 
Opening Reception: August 26, 7:00 – 10:00pm
On view through: September 23, 2017

August 31 – OPENINGS & EVENTS
Can You Get That To Me By Wednesday?: Austin Sparks

Opening Reception: August 31, 6:00 – 8:00pm

On view through: July 18, 2017

CONTINUING

SUMMER 2017: A selection of works from the gallery’s program


On view through: August 5, 2017

Gallery open by appointment through August 31st

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Michael and Ron Heinlen: Photography Exhibit at JM Gallery

Join JM Gallery August 5, from 5 until 8 for our opening reception featuring photography from Michael and Ron Heinlen.

 

JM Gallery is pleased to present works by Ron and Michael Heinlen, father and son photographers who look for the extraordinary hidden within the seemingly ordinary. Ron’s camera is his constant companion, and he collects images from around the world. Many of his photographs capture everyday city scenes—a man eyeing produce in a Boston storefront or a pair of beggars in Beijing—that appear fleeting, but reveal a sense of the shared humanity we too often forget. Michael finds beauty in ordinary and decayed forms, like the graceful lines and shadows of telephone wires or the suggestive patterns of crumbling concrete and broken glass in an abandoned building. He photographs common objects that we may “see” but that remain unseen, re-visioning them into novel forms and exposing the grace that surrounds us. Whether by memorializing the routine or by shifting perspectives, both father and son focus on the commonplace and elevate their subjects.

30% of all sales from this show will be donated to Big Thought. For 30 years, Big Thought has collaborated with local partners to bring creative learning opportunities to youth in Dallas neighborhoods with the greatest need. Students in these high-need neighborhoods do not have equitable access to crucial out-of-school education, which widens the opportunity gap. Big Thought develops and facilitates after-school, in-school, summer, and community programs that stimulate the imagination, instill and strengthen crucial social and emotional learning skills, and impact academic achievement.

ABOUT JM GALLERY // JM Gallery offers works of art on paper and sculptural forms that engage both the eye and the mind. The gallery promotes artists who create smart, visually compelling work and showcases their art in a space that is inviting and accessible. JM Gallery is committed to working closely with artists as they develop their work and careers and to developing lasting relationships with collectors. In collaboration with area schools and non-profits, they enrich the creative community by teaching artists and collectors about navigating the complex world of art.

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Pastel Society of The Southwest National Juried Exhibition deadline August 6

The Pastel Society of The Southwest will have its National Juried Exhibition in October, 2017 at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine Texas. Online submission deadline is August 6th 2017.  Best of Show will receive $3, 200 in cash and merchandise.  Enter at www.onlinejuriedshows.com

PSSW website: http://pssw.info

Open to all artists working in the soft pastel medium.  Membership dues are $35.
•    Entries must be original, unpublished and executed in the last 3 years.
•    Student work produced under supervision is not eligible.
•    Entries must not have been exhibited previously in a PSSW juried exhibition.
•    Entries must be suitably framed under glass or Plexiglas.
•    Painting must be framed and wired for hanging.  No saw tooth hangers.
•    *Framed work must not exceed 48 inches in height or width.
•    All accepted work must remain at The Convention and Visitors Bureau for the duration of the exhibition.
•    Failure to send your work after it has been accepted may result in disqualification from future PSSW shows.
•    No Nudes.
•    PSSW reserves the right to reject any work not meeting eligibility requirements or deemed inappropriate to The Convention and Visitors Bureau.

FEES:
$35 for members and $45 for non-members 1-3 entries.  $10 for each additional entry for a maximum of 5 entries.  Entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline.  A maximum of two (2) can be accepted into the show!

Best of Show will receive $3,300 in cash and merchandise.
PSSW receives a 30% commission for all work sold.

EXHIBITION LOCATION:
The Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine Texas
636 S. Main St.
Grapevine, Texas   76051

  • CALENDAR CHECKLIST 2017AUGUST 6 – Entry DeadlineAUGUST 31 – Notification of acceptance.
    Please check your e-mail carefully, even SPAM!  You can also check Your Artist Profile on Online Juried Shows.SEPTEMBER  18 -29 – Out of Town Entries to Craters & Freighters.

    OCTOBER 2 – Hand Delivered Entries Accepted at Convention and Visitors Bureau, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    OCTOBER 3 – Show Opens.

    OCTOBER 7 – Grapevine Art Walk.

    TBD – Awards and reception.

    OCTOBER 31 – Exhibition Closes.

    OCTOBER 31 – Pick up of hand delivered entries 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    NOVEMBER 30 – Shipped entries returned by this date.

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FWCAC: First Friday, August 4, 2017 Receptions

Opening Receptions at FWCAC: August 4th 6pm – 9pm

For images and more information on these exhibits, go to http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibitions

12th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Wednesday August 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Fort Worth Camera Club
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Sunday July 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

T.A.C. Impromptu Invitational
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Sunday July 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Try Not to Stare
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Sunday July 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Recombinant Abstraction
Friday July 7, 2017 –
Wednesday August 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, July 7, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Familiar Faces
Friday July 7, 2017 –
Thursday July 27, 2017

Reception for Artists, July 7, 2017; 6 – 9pm

Colorful Brain
Friday August 4, 2017 –
Wednesday August 30, 2017

Reception for Artists, August 4, 2017; 6 – 9pm

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PAA’s 125 Show 2017 Reception & Awards August 5 at ArtCentre of Plano

The 125 Show 2017 is open to all artists living in a community within 125 miles of Plano. Judges will select the top 60 works for the show July 26 – August 26 in the ArtCentre Gallery in Downtown Plano
(902 East 16th Street, Plano, TX 75074.)

First, second, and third monetary prizes will be awarded in each of 3 categories (2D, 3D, and prints/photography) as well as a Best of Show award (Prize $1,000). A special Peoples’ Choice Award will be presented, along with Certificates of Merit to three finalists in each art genre category.

Presented by Plano Art Association http://www.planoartassociation.com/

Reception & Awards Presentation – Saturday, August 5, 2017 (7:00 p.m. – 9 p.m.) at ArtCentre of Plano https://www.artcentreofplano.org

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CRAIGHEAD GREEN Gallery | New Texas Talent XXIV | Opening August 5th

CRAIGHEAD GREEN GALLERY PRESENTS

OPENING RECEPTION:

SATURDAY | AUGUST 5 | 5 – 8 PM

EXHIBITION RUN: AUGUST 5th – SEPTEMBER 2nd

2017 Juror : Katherine Wagner | CEO Business Council for the Arts
New Texas Talent is designed to introduce and promote emerging visual artists in the commercial market.  Each year hundreds of images are submitted for review.  The juror then selects artists to participate in the New Texas Talent exhibition.  Through their participation in the show, some artists have been offered representation by galleries and/or have been extended invitations for inclusion in future exhibitions.  The exhibition and its participants have also received media exposure in such publications as D Magazine, The Dallas Morning News, The Observer and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, A+C Magazine and many others.

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FEATURING
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Catherine Allen, Kelsey Baker, Clint Bargers, Chris Bingham, Ty Bishop, Celan Bouillet, Silas Breaux, Justin Burns, MP Callender, Jonas Criscoe, Lyndall Dye, Curtis Frederick, Francine Funke, Daryl Gannon, Gale Gibbs, Ronna Gilbert, Jeremias Guerrero, Gao Hang, Lan Hoang, Riley Holloway, Adam Knoche, Cynthia LaBuda, Charlotte Lindsey, Alejandro Macias, JD Moore, Laura Moore, Jeff Muncy, Shelby Orr, Gabrielle Castaneda Pruitt, Steve Quevedo, Gerda Reed, Tyler Robarge, Meagan Robson, Christian Rodriguez, Wendi Ruth, Phil Samson, Jeanne C Sanders, Sabine Senft, Maria Valentina Sheets, Sharon Shero, Rebecca Shewmaker, Erik Skjolsvik, Madelyn Sneed-Grays, Terri Thoman, Robertus van der Wege, Laura Vasyutynska, Simon Waranch, Utopia Weiner, & Lauren Yandell

With Gallery Picks: Daniel Brents, Nathalie Houghton, & Penelope Bisbee

Craighead Green Gallery
1011 Dragon St.
Dallas, TX  75207

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New mural in Plano designed by Will Heron makes Its mark

If you’ve driven down 15th Street these past 2 weeks, you’ve probably noticed the latest addition to the arts district: a colorful mural on the wall of Georgia’s Farmers’ Market.

The mural, a product of the Downtown Mural Project http://www.planomural.com/, uses visual art to celebrate Plano’s rich history by incorporating historical elements inspired by Plano’s past. Each of the mural’s five columns is a different color and focuses on elements from historic photos of Plano, submitted by residents earlier this year.

This is the first of three murals to be painted in Downtown Plano this year. Local artist Will Heron is the mural’s designer. He has designed and worked on several other murals in the DFW area since founding the art collective WHERON – http://www.wheronart.com/.

If you haven’t already had a chance, head to downtown to see this new piece of art for yourself!

Don’t miss it at the August 10th Art & Wine Walk   – 2nd Thursday of the Month 5-9:15 pm. For Tickets see http://www.visitdowntownplano.com/winewalk/?mc_cid=2ce68f77e6&mc_eid=3f53ac9516

–from Arts District News – August issue. You can subscribe to the free email newsletter.

 

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Trinity Arts Guild Classes

Trinity Arts Guild Classes

These classes are held in the Trinity Arts Guild Studio/Gallery in Bedford.

https://www.trinityartsguild.net/workshops-and-classes

 

Monday
Barbara McFarland
12:30 to 3:30pm
your choice of media
theartistsbrsh@aol.com

Tuesday
Bennie Wood
6:30 pm to 9:30pm
Watercolor
bjwwatercolor@sbcglobal.net

Wednesday
Celeste McCall
Portrait Group
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
cst136@yahoo.com

Thursday
Johnny “Mahto” Hogue
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Oils or your choice of media
donjohn4242@yahoo.com

Friday
Bennie Wood
9:30 to 12:30
Watercolor
bjwwatercolor@sbcglobal.net

Saturday
Johnny “Mahto” Hogue
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Oils or media of your choice
donjohn4242@yahoo.com

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IAA’s 2017 Printmaking, Collage & Assemblage Exhibit – reception Aug. 6

Exhibit dates: July 30 – August 25, 2017

Reception: Sunday, August 6 2-4 pm

Invitation: Facebook

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts in Irving  directions

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Original hand-pulled prints, collages and small assemblages  created by 17 IAA and guest artists:

Sharlann Adams, Selena Dixon, Brett Dyer, Sharon Giles, Daniele Jones, Jean Knauber, Jeane Mcintosh, Brenda Mattioli, Junanne Peck, Kathleen Ramirez, Ben Schoenekase, Una Scott, Linda Shotwell, Wendi Vallares, VET, Renee Wallace, and Jennifer Wester.

Brochure: click here

A representative sample of the artwork in this exhibit is posted at http://irvingartassociation.org/2017/08/iaas-2017-printmaking-collage-assemblage-exhibit-reception-aug-6/

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Irving Art Association: Fall 2017 Children’s Art Classes

This Fall the Irving Art Association is starting a Children’s Art Program for children ages 7 – 13 years of age. The age groups are broken down into two groups; 7-10 years of age and 11-13 years of age. 

The programs are scheduled for fall 2017 and spring 2018. We have designed art projects that incorporate the basic art principles of design, color, and composition into creative interactive fun.

For more information, contact Michele Quarton at iaakidsart@gmail.com.

The art classes are held at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, located at 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75061 (the gallery of the Irving Art Association) Directions


REGISTER: click here


Fees:

  • Fee per class is $20
  • Fall Program package for 3 classes is $55 ($5 discount)
  • Spring Program package for 4 classes is $75 ($5 discount)
  • Total IAA Children’s Program  for Fall 2017 – Spring 2018 year is $130 ($10 discount)

Instructor for the program year is Sarah Murphy, artist and art teacher in the DFW district schools.

Fall Schedule for 7-10 year olds: Time 2 – 4 pm

  • October 14th Saturday: Creating and designing Super Hero Trick or Treat Bags.
  • November 11th Saturday: Leaf and vegetable print making, creating a tapestry wall hanging.
  • December 9th Saturday: Design and create a three dimensional holiday ornament

    Fall Schedule for 11- 13 year olds:  Time 2 -4 pm

  • October 15th Sunday: Create and design Halloween masks using the Mexican “Day of the Dead” theme.
  • Novembers 18th Saturday: Introduction to Charcoal sketching and composition.
  • December 10th Sunday: Design and instruct a three dimensional holiday card.

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August at 500x Gallery – Opening Receptions 8/19

Gary Farrelly – _parliament tower _Malaysia___ 2017_ embroidery on commemorative postcard_ 15 x 10 cm

August at 500x Gallery | Opening August 19th
 
a hard place
downstairs gallery
2017 500x Members Exhibition
upstairs gallery
500X Gallery, 500 Expositon Ave., Dallas, TX 75226
 
August 19 – September 24, 2017, Reception: August 19th, 7-10pm

Gary Farrelly – _parliament tower _Malaysia___ 2017_ embroidery on commemorative postcard_ 15 x 10 cm

Downstairs / Main Gallery:
a hard place

Curated by Gundula Schmitz (Laura Mars Gallery) and Gary Farrelly

Featured artists:

Chris Dreier (DE), Christine Weber (DE), Cunningham Architects (TX), Dirk Krecker (DE), EVOL (DE), Gary Farrelly (IRE/BE), Julia Zinnbauer (DE), Laure Catugier (DE/FR), Matias Bechtold (DE), Oisin Byrne (IRE/UK), Pádraic E. Moore (IRE/BE), ScAle Architects (IT) and Tannhäuser Tor (Alekos Hofstetter (DE) & Florian Göpfert (DE).
A hard place brings together work by artists and architects from Germany, Ireland, France and Italy as well as a piece by Dallas’s Cunningham Architects produced especially for the show.  A unifying concern in the work is the legacy of post-war modernist architecture. The artists of a hard place employ highly divergent strategies across a wide variety of media to explore the theme. The exhibition includes video art, photography, drawing, painting, textiles, sculpture, sound recordings and the written word.

Left to right, top to bottom: Ashley Whitt, Molly Dierks, Chris Ireland, Ross Faircloth

Upstairs Gallery: 500X Member’s Exhibition

Featured artists:

Kalee Appleton, Clint Bargers, Lynne Bowman-Cravens, Molly Dierks, Ross Faircloth, Chris Ireland, Steven Foutch, Julie Libersat, Seth Lorenz, Valerie Powell, Justin Strickland-Hoff, James Talambas, Tabatha Trolli, Tony Veronese,
and Ashley Whitt.
500x is kicking off the new season with the 2017 annual members show.  This exhibition will be showcasing a variety of content and style that is representative of our members.  We will also be welcoming the addition of several new members to 500x Gallery. As the oldest artist run co-op in Texas, the idea of collaboration, finding fresh talent and building community is what this current group hopes to continue to foster. Come out and help us kick off the 2017 season!

 

More information on upcoming exhibitions can be found on the 500x website. 

500X Gallery, 500 Expositon Ave., Dallas, TX 75226

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SEVEN: FIBERS opens August 19 at the Art Room

Artwork: “Days and Connections” Jennifer Cummings, 2016, Silkscreen pigment on hand woven cotton and linen, boucle, wool/mohair blend yarn.

“SEVEN: FIBERS” 
On exhibit August 19th – September 13th 
Opening August 19th
With Reception 6-9pm 

The ART ROOM

Located at 2712 Weisenberger Street, We’re back, and at our original location, too! After a long and much-needed hiatus, we’re excited to show an extraordinary group of fiber artists.

Art Room is pleased to announce its upcoming group exhibition “SEVEN: FIBERS”, representing the work of local and regional artists, including Sheryl Anaya, Taylor Barnes, Molly Beaufait, Jennifer Cummings, Casey Galloway, and Rebecca Shewmaker.

“SEVEN: FIBERS” features six female fiber artists who focus on materials, methodologies, and manual labor as part of the works’ significances. Through the delicate weaving, sewing, and construction of fabrics, paper, thread, and yarn, the artists re-contextualize domestic, functional forms into two and three-dimensional works of art that exhibit significant meaning and prioritize aesthetic value over utility. As the artists explore the tactile fiber art medium, they prolifically examine themes of the female body, peace within the landscape, and the connection between the artist’s hand and materials.

“SEVEN: FIBERS” will run through September 13, 2017. Gallery hours are by appointment only. For additional information please contact Nathan Madrid, Katie Murray, or Deedra Baker at artroomfw@gmail.com, and visit our website www.artroom.space for more information about upcoming shows and to join our mailing list. An exhibition catalog will be available for purchase.

2712 Weisenberger Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

AFTER PARTY:
Stay late and join us for an after party, featuring the Brooklyn based Yarnbomber, London Kaye, and dance to the tunes of DJ Ronnie Heart, while sipping on beverages from the cash bar all while continuing to enjoy the beautiful artwork. It’s going to be a fun and wild time!

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Lindale’s Big Texas Fest call for artists

Lindale is looking for several great artists to create their biggest art, music and food show ever! We are searching for the highest examples of fine art and creativity. We are striving to be the best show in the area and we know it starts with great artwork! We will be offering Live Art all weekend long, so if you are willing to create live art, let us know! The show is a Friday, Sept 8th and Saturday Sept 9th with an expected crowd of over 6,000 people. August 14th deadline.

Please follow these steps to become an art vendor

1. Pay $25 Application Fee on Eventbrite site
2. Submit your contact info, website, art and booth photos to BigTexasFestArt@gmail.com before Monday, August 14th
3. You will be emailed the information sheet with all the details about the show
4. Acceptance emails will be emailed August 18th with link to pay Booth Fee.
5. Pay your booth fee by 25th to confirm your spot at the show

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-big-texas-fest-application-fee-tickets-36359005765

https://www.visitlindale.com/

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CAC presents 2017 Annual Membership Show at Mary Tomas Gallery

CAC PRESENTS ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP SHOW AT MARY TOMÁS GALLERY
Shows Features 29 Artists Showcasing Diversity of Offerings at Dallas Visual Arts School
DALLAS, TX – July 26, 2017 – The Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC), a nonprofit community arts organization and school of visual arts geared to beginning, emerging and working artists presents its Annual Juried Membership Show from Saturday, August 5th through Saturday, September 2nd at MaryTomás Gallery in the Design District. The show is as varied as the classes offered at CAC, including several works of sculpture, jewelry, drawing, painting, photography and ceramics.  There will be an opening reception on Saturday, August 5th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

“Unchained,” Beth Gardenhire.

 

 In its sixth year at Mary Tomás Gallery, the show has flourished. “Mary Tomás Gallery is thrilled to host CAC’s Annual Juried Membership Exhibition. With over 150 artworks submitted, I have been privileged to witness an increase in the quality of work selected,” said Mary Tomás, gallery director. “The juried exhibition has become more prestigious and the competition greater. This exhibit has definitely become a highlight that our patrons look forward to every year.”

Ann Rowley “Dancing Colors”

“Serina dal Laguna,” Terri Thoman.
Artists included in the show are: Bada Bell, Elizabeth Bentley, David Blow, Roger Bohuslav, Christopher Brown, Jean Cofer, Julie England, Beth Gardenhire, Rasika Jirwankar, Vidya Rani Kandunuri, Sarah Manning, Nan Martin, Vikki Martin, Donald Matheson, Patrice Miller, Kelly Morris, Jim Price, Celine Raphael-Leygues, Ann Rowley, Courtney Sanborn, Alfredo Santesteban, Matthew Scott, Jerry Smith, Joan Stein-Streilein, Terri Thoman, Jennifer Thompson, Sarah Wandrey, Jamie Weisbrod and Jessie Whipkey.
Jurors for the show were Donald Fowler, Director of Retail at the Nasher Store, andReid Robinson, Community Arts Advocate, as well as Mary Tomás.  Funding for the show is made possible by the Office of Cultural Affairs/City of Dallas and the Texas Commission on the Arts.
Mary Tomás Gallery is located at 1110 Dragon, Dallas, TX, 75207, 214-727-5101. Hours for the gallery are Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm and Saturday fromnoon to 4pm or by appointment.
BACKGROUND:
CAC is a dynamic arts organization and a thriving art community for a diverse range of students from teens to seniors interested in pursuing a variety of artistic mediums. More than 500 classes and workshops are offered each year in ceramics, clay sculpture, drawing, metal sculpture, mosaic, painting, photography, printmaking and stone carving. Instructors include well known artists and educators whose works are in public and private collections.

CAC believes that through the creative process we build stronger communities facilitating people to re-imagine their world.   Current outreach programs, including Camp MetalHead, unseenamerica, ArtAbility and Art as a Second Language, allow challenged or underserved children, teens and adults build their creative confidence, transforming lives along the way.  CAC ensures not only quality instruction, but inspiration and support for beginning, emerging and established artists.

For more information, please contact the Creative Arts Center of Dallas at 214/320-1275 orwww.creativeartscenter.org

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Call for Artists – Creativity on Tap

Call for Artists – Creativity on Tap

Creativity on Tap provides a showcase for beer lovers to pay homage to all aspects of the brewing arts. Do hops, grains, malt and pint glasses get your creative juices flowing? How about that fragrance of the hops when you walk into a brewhouse? Maybe it’s the beautiful color as beer flows out of the tap or the beads of condensation on the specialty glass that lovingly cradles a seasonal Belgian or Pilsner?

Whatever inspires you, now’s the time to be part of a great, fun time.

Creativity on Tap is a component of Ricochet17—a daylong, citywide celebration of the arts and creativity in Richardson. All submissions that are accepted for this show will be on exhibit and for sale (if desired) at Four Bullets Brewery on October 21 from noon–6:00pm during Ricochet17. This is open to all North Texas artists over the age of 21.

  • EVENT DATE Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • EXHIBIT TIME Noon — 6:00pm LOCATION Four Bullets Brewery 640 N Interurban St, Richardson, TX 75081
  • ART DROP-OFF Sunday, October 15 from Noon – 5:00pm
  • ENTRY FEE $20 per EACH submission [multiple entries per person accepted if submitted by Aug 18]. After Aug 18 it’s $25 EACH, space allowing.
  • DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS Entry fee and form must be received by September 22, 2017

Prospectus: Creativity-on-tap-call-for-entries-2017

Types of entries accepted and encouraged:
crocheting/knitting
dance
digital art
glass
jewelry
leather
mixed media
music (original works only) needlepoint/crewel/cross-stitch photography
pottery/ceramics
quilting
recipes that use beer (do NOT bring food to the brewery — only the recipe and a picture of the final product) sculpture
textiles
written word (stories, plays, poetry) videos
visual arts (drawing, painting, sketching) wood
other…

$50 awards to be given for:
• Benjamin Franklin Beer Award
• Creativity on Tap Award
• Ultimate Beer Nerd Award

NOTE: All submissions must be family-friendly!

Ricochet17 is presented by AIR (Arts Incubator of Richardson)

Submission form can be found at http://www.artsincubatorrichardson.org/…/Creativity-on-tap-…

.If you need more information, email info@artsincubatorrichardson.org

Ricochet is a collaborative project developed by AIR (Arts Incubator of Richardson) inspired by a special grant initiative originally from the City of Richardson Cultural Arts Commission in 2015. Ricochet17 is designed to celebrate National Arts and Humanities month, honor some of the creative and artistic individuals and organiza-tions in the City, as well as make Richardson a “star” on this cultural map. This project funded in part by the City of Richardson through the City of Richardson Cultural Arts Commission.

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Funky Finds Vendor applications for Holiday Shopping Experience – deadline Aug. 13

funkyfindsvendorapnov2017

We are now accepting handmade vendor applications for our holiday event to be held November 18th & 19th in Fort Worth, Texas!

We are also accepting Sponsors, Advertisers and Swag Donations.

Visit the event website for all the details. Vendor app deadline is August 13th.

 

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Sci-Fi Summer Film Series

The USA Film Festival and the
Angelika Film Center Dallas
Present Sci-Fi Summer Film Series
DALLAS — The USA Film Festival and the Angelika Film Center Dallas will partner to present Sci-Fi Summer Film Series, a 4-film series in August featuring contemporary and classic science fiction films.
The series will take place at 7:00pm on Tuesdays in August at the Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane,  Dallas, Texas.
Village of the Damned (1960) – Tuesday, August 8th, 7:00pm
Logan’s Run (1976) – Tuesday, August 15th, 7:00pm
Dark City (1998) – Tuesday, August 22nd, 7:00pm
Attack the Block (2011) – Tuesday, August 29th, 7:00pm
“For this fun, big-screen series, we picked some of our favorite films from the past five decades that rightly deserve classic status – several of which were overlooked at the time of their release (Attack the Block and Dark City),” said Ann Alexander, Managing Director for USA Film Festival.
VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED (1960) — After all the residents (human and animal) of the quaint English village of Midwich go mysteriously unconscious for 4 hours one day, all of the women of child-bearing age awake to find that they are pregnant.  When 12 otherworldly children are subsequently born – all on the same day – the fun really begins.  The wonderful George Sanders gets to play a sympathetic and heroic character for a change and he does it with terrific grace as the children’s chief advocate.  Faithfully adapted by German director Wolf Rilla from John Wyndham’s spooky novel (“The Midwich Cuckoos”) in gorgeous black and white, this eerie classic still has the power to chill — and the last scene will have you holding your breath!  Not rated.
LOGAN’S RUN (1976) — Welcome to the 23rd Century – an idyllic domed world of pleasure where everything is perfect.  Until you turn 30 years old, that is, when inhabitants are sent for “renewal” ascending heavenward on a carousel as friends and family applaud (where they are actually killed).  Logan 5 (Michael York) is a “sandman” in this fabulous futuristic world assigned to intercept “runners” who attempt to escape the city.  When Logan is double-crossed by the computer-mind that rules the city, he decides to take a runner himself and the beautiful Jessica 6 (Jenny Agutter) joins him.  The Dallas-filmed cult classic features super-cool shooting locations including the Dallas Apparel Mart and the Fort Worth Water Gardens.  The cast also includes Farrah Fawcett and Peter Ustinov.  Rated R.
DARK CITY (1998) — In a city that never sees a sunrise, who are the mysterious group of bald men who drug the city’s inhabitants and manipulate their memories – and what do they want?  Nothing is as it seems in Alex Proyas’ grimy neo-noir masterpiece.  Starring Rufus Sewell, Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, William Hurt, Richard O’Brien, Ian Richardson and Colin Friels.  Rated R.
ATTACK THE BLOCK (2011) — Alien invaders get more than they bargained for in this London-set kids-vs-aliens super-fun, old-school creature feature.  Overlooked at the time of its release, Joe Cornish’s feature debut is a rip-roaring good time that deserves modern classic status.  The cast of (then) unknown kids includes the film debut of John Boyega who stars as Finn in the new Star Wars films.  Also starring Nick Frost as the tower block’s resident drug dealer and Jodie Whittaker who, as announced this summer, will be the first woman to play The Doctor in the Doctor Who film series.  Rated R.
TICKETS are $11 each per screening and are on sale now at www.angelikafilmcenter.com

ABOUT THE USA FILM FESTIVAL — Now celebrating its 48th anniversary year, the USA Film Festival is a Dallas-based, 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in the film and video arts.  The Festival’s year-round programs and events include KidFilm®, special monthly programs and premieres, and the USA Film Festival, held each spring, one of the oldest film festivals in the U.S.  The USA Film Festival is supported in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.
For additional information about the program, contact the USA Film Festival at 214-821-6300 or usafilmfest@aol.com

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I am Woman, Hear me Roar reception August 6 at TVAA Downtown Gallery

I am Woman, Hear me Roar

July 31 – August 28, 2017

RECEPTION SUNDAY AUGUST 6, 2017 2-4PM

ProspectusAugust 2017 I am Woman – Hear Me Roar – Exhibition

 

TVAA Downtown Gallery Plaza of the Americas – Suite G-207 700 N Pearl, Dallas, Texas 75201 tvaagallerydallas@gmail.com/ 469-332-0183


I am Woman – Hear me Roar! is a show that was inspired by ordinary women, who do extraordinary things! Let’s face it, Woman Rock! – They bring life into the world, they have broken through glass ceilings, and go above and beyond to care for others! This show will feature works of art that celebrate all females, whether they be human or from the animal kingdom, present or past, real or imagined, divine or demure. There are many sides to these fabulous creatures that this collection of works will explore! The curator, Kelly E. Marra, has been dreaming of this show with visions of lionesses, portraits, abstracts and more with a tribal vibe.

About the Curator: Kelly E. Marra is an Artist, from the North Texas Area, that loves to explore and create with a variety of mediums. She exploits the versatility of acrylic paint, and incorporates polymer clay, fabric, and jewelry design into her mixed media pieces. She is a member of The Cove Gallery in McKinney, Texas and is inspired to nurture the relationship between local artists and their communities.

 

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Visual Art League of Lewisville August Events: Fresh Ideas reception Aug. 5; Paula Haynes ATC demo/workshop & more

On Tuesday August 8th at 7:00 P.M. in Classroom C, Paula Haynes will speak about the Art Trading Cards.  This will be a “hands on” workshop.  This event is open to the public and there is no charge.

Starting August 5th through September 9th, Fresh Ideas 2017 will be exhibited at the MCL Grand Gallery.  This is a judged and award show.  Reception is August 5thfrom 7-9 P.M.  Refreshments will be served.  This opening is open to the public and there is no charge.

In the North Corridor is an exhibit Make a Statement.  This continues through September 9th.

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Dia de los Muertos: The Path of Winged Souls call for art

Call for Art – Día de los Muertos: The Path of Winged Souls
October 14-November 11, 2017
The Bath House Cultural Center invites artists to submit artwork for its 31st Annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) art exhibition, which will be on display from October 14 to November 11, 2017.

This show features local, regional, and international artists working in traditional and contemporary styles to celebrate, explore, and honor people, things and ideas that have “passed on.”

In 2017, the central focus of the Día de los Muertos exhibition is the creation of Day of the Dead-oriented artwork that includes monarch butterflies and Flowers of the Dead,cempazuchitl (Mexican marigold).

FREE TO ENTER!


Entries Deadline:
Sunday, September 17, 2017

View and download a full exhibition prospectus at
After reading the prospectus, artists can submit their entries online athttps://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4610

For more information, please contact the exhibition curator, Enrique Fernández Cervantes, at (214) 670-8723 or enrique.fernandez@dallascityhall.com

CALENDAR

Entries Deadline:
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Applications close at 11:59 PM, Mountain Time Zone

Selection notification: 
The list of selected artists will be posted on the Bath House Cultural Center’s online News Center athttp://www.bathhousemedia.com

The document will be available after 6 PM on Thursday, September 21, 2017.  Artists are solely responsible for reviewing this list.  The curator will not send acceptance notifications to each individual artist by phone, e-mail, or otherwise.

Delivery of accepted artwork:
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 (4-7 PM)

Late deliveries will not be accepted.  Curator will determine dates for altar deliveries and installations.

Show dates: October 14-November 11, 2017

Reception: Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 (5-7 PM)

Artwork pickup: Tue. Nov. 14, 2017 (3-7 PM)

The Bath House Cultural Center is a facility of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs

that is dedicated to fostering the growth, development, and quality of multicultural arts. The center emphasizes innovative visual and performing arts, as well as other multidisciplinary events throughout the year.

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Concrete Jungle: DNA+Genetics Diaries of Native Americans: Reception July 29 at the OCCC

Concrete Jungle: DNA+Genetics
Diaries of Native Americans
July 29, 2017 – September 1, 2017

Reception: July 29, 2017
5:30pm – 8:00pm

Oak Cliff Cultural Center and American Indian Heritage Day in Texas present Concrete Jungle: DNA (Diary of Native Americans) and Genetics. An exhibit that focuses on breaking the perceptions and deceptions that are commonly associated with Native Americans. Concrete Jungle: DNA and Genetics will be on display from July 29 – September 1, 2017. A reception will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017, from 5:30pm – 8:00pm. Exhibit and gallery reception are FREE and open to the public.

About the Exhibit

The most researched but least understood are the American Indians. American Indians, also known as “urban indians” live in the North Texas region. “Urban Indians” often deal with stereotypes and racism by well-meaning citizens who are not knowledgeable of American Indians. The DNAs of the American Indians are earth and sky, past and future, evolution and continuation, genocide and survivalists. The modern DIARY OF NATIVE AMERICANS is breaking the mold of today’s perception and deception of American Indians by sharing the duality that Urban Indians must exist in. Our American Indian community is trying to hold on to its cultural preservation, while addressing assimilation to the mainstream society.

 

223 W. Jefferson Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75208
214.670-3777
dallasculture.org/occc

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Texas Sculpture Group | Artspace111 | July 28

 

PROFUSION IN THE VOID

Opening Reception | July 28, 2017 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Exhibition On Display | July 28 – August 26, 2017

 

Follow the event on Facebook for the latest updates

Michael Stephen’s Box Set will be included in Profusion in the Void

 

The Texas Sculpture Group presents Profusion in the Void, a selection of 3D artwork from TSG members at Artspace111 Art Gallery in Fort Worth, Texas. The Texas Sculpture Group seeks to “establish or renew the identification and camaraderie among those who make, collect, research, or simply enjoy contemporary sculpture in Texas.” Selected artists featured in Profusion in the Void include:

Elizabeth Akamatsu | Robbie Barber | Jeffie Brewer | Steve Brudniak | Susan Budge | Danville Chadbourne | Valerie Chaussonnet | Roger Colombik | Jerolyn Bahm-Colombik | Princess Cook | Erin Cunningham | Paul David | Andrea de Leon | Glenn Downing | Noah Edmundson | Jerry Freid | Michael Furrh | Amy Gerhauser | Larry Graeber | Kathi Herrin | Chad Hines | Suguru Hiraide | Dewane Hughes | Meredith Jack | Linda Kim | Catherine Lee | Peter Mangan | Colleen McCulla-Thomas | Mary Morse | Michelle O’Michael | Caprice Pierucci | Cat Quintanilla | Jim Robertson | Maura Schaffer | Sabine Senft | Joseph Sides | Richard Skurla | Vera Smiley | Michael Stephen | Sebastian Stoddart | Laura Sturtz | Tanya Synar | Damon Thomas | George Tobolowsky | Bernardo Vallarino | Hank Waddell | Gary Webernick | Jake Weigel | Ben Woitena | Jo Zider

To learn more about the Texas Sculpture Group, visit their website by clicking here

Artspace111 | 111 Hampton StFort Worth, TX 76102

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Cowtown Indie Bazaar Application deadline August 25

Cowtown Indie Bazaar Applications Are OPEN!

Yay! We’re excited to reveal our new website to you today as we open applications.

https://www.cowtownindiebazaar.com/vendor-faq

Important Dates to Remember:

  • APPLICATION DUE DATE: Friday, August 25, 2017
  • ACCEPTANCE LETTERS: Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1, 2017
  • BOOTH PAYMENT DUE: Friday, September 8, 2017
  • Cowtown Indie Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017

Our mailing address is:

North Texas M.A.D.E., Inc.

P.O. Box 183233

Arlington, Texas 76096-3233

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Graham Caldwell: Glimpsed through Liquid August 5th at Circuit12

GLIMPSED THROUGH LIQUID // GRAHAM CALDWELL


CIRCUIT12 PRESENTS A SOLO SHOW OF NEW WORKS BY GRAHAM CALDWELL

Artist Reception : Saturday 05 August, 2017 6 – 9 PM
On View : 05 August – 07 October, 2017

Circuit12 Contemporary · 1811 Levee Street · Dallas, TX 75207

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Collaboration at The Cove: Numinous (Fallon/Giersch) & Inspiration (Esser/Mekailek)

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402 N. Tennessee St., Downtown McKinney  www.thecovemckinney.com

NUMINOUS
            arousing spiritual or religious emotion; mysterious or awe-inspiring

Friday     7/28  7-10 pm Opening Reception 
8 pm       The Artists Talk
Saturday 7/29  6-9 pm  wine will be served
Sunday   7/30  1-3 pm  champagne will be served

The numinous beauty of this exhibition by Pernie Fallon and Guy Giersch is daring and deeply heartfelt.  NUMINOUS is an alluring and thought-provoking experience that is both quieting and disquieting.

The artists have approached the three components of the numinous experience — mystery, holy, and spiritual — with insight to the sacredness of the ordinary and unexpected in life.

You are invited to experience NUMINOUS and immerse yourself as deeply as you dare to take your heart.

Mature themes.


INSPIRATION
It can be found by anyone, anywhere, anytime.

Friday     8/4  7-9 pm
Saturday 8/5  6-10 pm
Sunday   8/6  2-4 pm

Kathleen Mekailek, and Charles Esser explore their inspirations and bring them into the light using lines, color, shadow, and shapes.
They reach out to touch the viewer, eliciting surprising results.
From the simple to the sublime, Mekailek and Esser show what it is to be human and inspired.

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JD Miller LIVE Painting for Work of HeART July 27

JD Miller LIVE Painting
this Thursday, July 27th
at Samuel Lynne Galleries

Benefiting Texas Lawyers for Children

Samuel Lynne Galleries

1105 Dragon St. | Dallas, TX 75207 | www.SamuelLynne.com

| 214.965.9027

This fantastic evening will feature a live painting performance
by internationally acclaimed artist JD Miller.

Painting will be available to purchase through a live auction at the end of the night, in which all proceeds will go to charity.

Exclusive fashion designs for men and women.

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks.

 

Advance Tickets – PURCHASED BEFORE JULY 26: $25
(each advance ticket includes 2 drink tickets)

Regular Tickets – PURCHASED ON/AFTER JULY 26: $35
(each regular ticket includes 2 drink tickets)

BUY TICKETS OR SPONSOR TODAY!
www.TexasLawyersforChildren.org/events/july2017

 

 

 

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TRANSCEND – Art and Fashion Philanthropic Event August 19

CELEBRATE AN EVENING OF ART, FASHION AND PHILANTHROPY AT TRANSCEND

Twenty artists come together to celebrate the life stories of 12 children cared for by Presbyterian Children’s Home and Services

What: Holly Voden Art will be hosting Transcend, an art, fashion, and philanthropy event located in The Janette Kennedy Gallery and South Side on Lamar Artists’ Quarter. This event will feature twenty artists who have come together to celebrate the life stories of twelve children cared for by Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services. These stories of tragedy to hope will be represented using four different creative mediums: poems, paintings, fashion and editorial photography.

As a patron of Transcend, you can expect to enjoy a behind the scenes artist experience where the stories of twelve children will be transformed from words into visual representations through live hair and make up, live body painting, a live runway show and a live editorial photoshoot.

Each child’s individual story will be presented as an artistic collection created by collaborating artists. These collection will take you through the darkness to light, despair to hope, forgiveness and love that is the reality these children call life.

The show will take place on August 19 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., with an after party at Checkered Past Wine Pub. This unique event is a great way to experience impactful art while also bettering the lives of the children in our communities. For more details about the event visit: https://www.hollyvoden.com/transcend

When: Saturday, August 19

8:00pm – 11:00pm

Cost: General Admission $45: drinks and lite bites

VIP $75: drinks, lite bites, lounge, swag bags, candy bar, front row seating 

Where: The Janette Kennedy Gallery & The South Side on Lamar’s Artists Quarter  

           South Side on Lamar  

           1409 S. Lamar St.  

           Dallas, TX 75215  

 

About Janette Kennedy Gallery 

The Janette Kennedy Gallery, formerly the South Side Gallery, was established in 2002 as a means for local artists, the Artist’s Residency Program, and the Community at large to exhibit their works. This Gallery differs from others in that it does not administer a fee for use of the space, nor has it charged a commission on the pieces an artist sells. Artists who have exhibited in the Gallery come from all disciplines and have included medias such as sculpture, ceramics, video, woodcuts, paintings, drawings, music, graphic art, found object and site specific installations from fine art to contemporary art. More info visit the Facebook page.  

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Spotlight on Suzanne McNeill’s Travel Journals

A world traveler (and creator of numerous beautiful sketchbooks from her travels), Suzanne McNeill has just returned from a trip to Cuba for new artistic inspiration. She says “It was a wonderful trip … The bright colored antique cars, home stays, Havana and the Vinales Valley were all spectacular.”

CLOTH-PAPER-SCISSORS magazine did a 6-page article (pages 72-77) on her India Sketchbook in their July issue, She feel very honored and thrilled to have one of her sketchbooks recognized.  India was one of her favorite places to visit… brilliant colors everywhere.  Intriguing markets.  Amazing old palaces with decorative painting on the walls and doors.

UPPERCASE July magazine also showed pages from her Vietnam Sketchbook on page 78.

 

 

 

About Suzanne:

Local artist Suzanne McNeill’s award-winning art and paintings are known for happy colors, imaginative details, and creative inspiration. Working with her hands and developing innovative concepts for the arts is her passion. Through her popular workshops she enjoys sharing with students, friends and artists. Being a guest on ‘The Carol Duvall TV Show’ for 6 years was enlightening and Suzanne now offers over 100 free youtube demos. She especially enjoys working in different media and finds that moving from one to another keeps her art creative, fresh and alive.

Suzanne has a degree in Art and Biology from SMU. She has authored over 30 books and published over 300 books under Design Originals (now an imprint of Fox Chapel Publishing). She was voted ‘Designer of the Year’ and received the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ from the Craft & Hobby association.

— from her website http://sparksstudioart.com/

Sparks Studio of Creativity is located in Arlington on Main Street.

 

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“Road Trip To Dusted” Art & Fashion Show: showcasing Beck Rowntree’s original pieces

Saturday, July 29th 5pmto 8pm- at Against the Grain art studio on the Galleries of Granbury Night

 

Art & fashion show featuring artist, Beck Rowntree’s work! Reminisce about your favorite country road trip you’ve been on inspired by Beck’s art fabric work. Open to the public with reception to follow. Fashion show begins at 6:30.http://www.atg-studio.com/special-events

 

againstthegrainartstudio@gmail.com
682-936-4443
111 E Bridge Street Granbury TX 76048

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Geometric MADI Biennial: Origins in Geometry opens July 28

Geometric MADI Biennial: Origins in Geometry

Don’t miss the 2017 Biennial at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art. The show, which features talented geometric and MADI artist from throughout the world, opens with a reception July 28 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and continues through October 22.

Juried by Magdalena Arria, Biennial: Origins in Geometry is a competition to recognize excellence in emerging visual artists deriving inspiration from geometric abstraction.

Magdalena Mujica de Arria founded GraphicArt Gallery in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1976 and serves as its Director.

Featured artists are listed at http://www.geometricmadimuseum.org/event/exhibit-biennial-origins-in-geometry/

RSVP on Facebook

Museum of Geometric and MADI Art
3109 Carlisle Street
Dallas, TX 75204-1194

 

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INCRESCENT: A VALA Collective at Blue House Too – reception Aug. 3

INCRESCENT: A VALA Collective

The Allen Arts Alliance is thrilled to announce the latest exhibit to be featured at the Blue House Too ArtSpace, it is the first show created and curated by the members of the Visual Arts League of Allen (VALA).

INCRESCENT which means: becoming gradually greater, growing and increasing in size, will showcase a wide variety of art in various media created by these members of the growing artist community that is VALA. 

Ashley Claes Kelly Steller Hrad Maureen Botello

Bill Carter Ken Byler

Cherie Fruehan Kristi Smithson

Christine Smith Lizzy Hicks

Daniel Moulden Marie Renfro

Dianita Vargas Pamela Van Laanen

Jacque Forsher Patricia McMillan

Julie Martin Terry Parshall

To find out more about VALA, become a member and learn of other exciting opportunities, check out the VALA website www.valatx.org

Join us for a pre-opening reception; get a sneak peek at the exhibit, meet the artists, and enjoy a glass of wine and light bites.  Thursday, August 3rd  from 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Exhibit dates and location:

Friday, August 4, 2017- Sunday, September 3, 2017

Blue House Too ArtSpace – Watters Creek Center – 934 Watters Creek Blvd, Allen, TX 75013

www.bluehousetoo.org

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About the Allen Arts Alliance

The mission of the Allen Arts Alliance is to support and nurture our local arts and cultural groups as they present inspiring and entertaining experiences designed to enrich our community. Cultivating a vibrant community, bringing art to life.

 

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Your Private Collection Art Gallery 10th Year Anniversary featuring Soon Y Warren on July 29

Your Private Collection Art Gallery

Celebrates Ten Years of Art and Success

Featuring Artist Soon Y Warren

You Are Invited

July 29 5-8pm

In 2007, Linda Watkins opened Your Private Collection Art Gallery in an 80-year-old Granbury house boasting five rooms of unique, original artworks.  A New Orleans style courtyard garden provided a great gathering spot for art events and wine tastings.

Watkins, original owner, founded the gallery to introduce the unique art of Stacey Watkins Martin, her daughter and current owner—a new medium she invented using her knowledge of science to incorporate minerals, resin, metals and fused glass to create works of glow-in-the-dark fantasy.                        

Ten years later, the gallery is still a premier destination in Granbury.  Located on the Historic Square on Houston Street since 2008, Your Private Collection displays not only regional talent; but also, international and national artists bringing collectors to events and shows. The three room gallery now represents over 50 artists and has been stated as “a must see” by Southern Living Magazine.                                                    

“Our artists display a large variety of mediums,” said Watkins. “Since art preference is different for each individual, the gallery can work one-on-one with the artists to fill any needs a client might have.” 

Sharon Markwardt, international, contemporary Western artist agrees. “The owners and staff at Your Private Collection know art, and have assembled an amazing variety of high quality art in many styles.”  Markwardt, with Your Private Collection since 2008, said the “awesome” staff makes all the difference.  “They have always treated me well, and I love the way they interact with clients, both long-standing and potential collectors.”

Award-winning Watercolorist, Bob Cook, said he is “proud’ to hang his work with

“..the best variety of artists.” A long-time artist at Your Private Collection, Cook values the professional staff and how much they enjoy promoting his work.

Chuck Roach, acrylic, Western artist, also appreciates this “..professionally run gallery with experienced salespeople.  I am honored to be in a gallery that promotes not just Western art, but art in general.  Stacey has an eye for talent!”   

Your Private Collection Art Gallery commemorates its tenth anniversary with a reception for Soon Y Warren known for detail and luminescence in her work.  Warren, one of the gallery’s original artists, is not only a top, national and international watercolorist, but is also published and highly awarded.  The gallery houses the single largest collection of her work.

                                             

                                             Soon Y Warren

 

Your Private Collection Art Gallery continues to flourish with its historical location in a top-destination, small town—Granbury, Texas.  It continues to draw renowned artists including Soon Y Warren, Sharon Markwardt, Bob Cook, Stacey Watkins, Aaron Thane Tate and Randy Meador.  As well, the gallery frequently introduces new artists and art and hosts events like monthly, Last Saturday Gallery Nights.

Perhaps the most important reason for its success is the combination of art with fun and personal relationships between the artists, clients and guests—the feel is bright, friendly and positive. 

Galleries of Granbury—Last Saturday Gallery Night

Because of continuing construction, please use parking lots across from Langdon Center on Pearl St or the parking lot at Library/Shanley House.  A narrated tram is running every 15 minutes from locations from 5:30-7:30pm.  Other venues with met-the-artists include Artefactz, D’Vine Wine, Against the Grain, Dora Langdon Center and LGAA Shanley House.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery
106 N. Houston
Granbury, TX 76048
817-579-7733
www.yourprivatecollection.com
www.facebook.com/yourprivatecollection

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Arts Counsel Lunch + Learn Aug. 2: What Should I Not Do?

Every artist fears doing the “wrong” thing. Whether that is in signing a poorly written contract, accepting money personally instead of through your business, or myriad other possible mistakes. In this unique session, a panel of an attorney, and accountant, and an artist will discuss their views on the thing that are hardest to remedy, and ways to avoid trouble in the future.
Aug. 2, noon – 1:39 pm

This Lunch + Learn will be hosted at

Thompson & Knight.

Located at:
1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500, Dallas TX 75201.

RSVP Today
To RSVP for this seminar and reserve lunch (because they always fill up), send an email to Tom Maddrey at tbm@maddreypllc.com, or give his office a call at214-702-9862.

To learn all about the program on August 2nd and the rest of the year, visit ArtsCounsel.org

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Los Fantasmas Ambulantes Artist Roundtable July 25 at Fort Works Art

ROUNDTABLE from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. TALK STARTS at 7 p.m.

Wally Knight, Elizabeth Bowie, Byrd Williams IV, and John Carlisle Moore of Los Fantasmas Ambulantes will gather for a Q & A to discuss their processes and creative influences.

Fort Works Art 
2100 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 5pm; Saturday10 am – 6 pm

Fort Works Art is committed to bringing life, vitality and energy to the art scene in Fort Worth, TX. They are a resource for both seasoned collectors and the everyday individual. Existing somewhere between a gallery, a cultural center and a museum, Fort Works Art strives to continually evolve into its own entity, free from the traditional labels of the art world. They exist to support the arts, to give back to the community and to inspire youth.

Fort Works Art 
2100 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 5pm; Saturday10 am – 6 pm

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Black and White & Read all Over opens July 27 at Kettle Art

Kettle Art proudly presents ‘Black & White and Read all Over’ featuring Illustrators Brad Albright, William Bubba’ Flint and Miguel ‘Miggy’ Aguilar. Illustrations are everywhere. In the papers, on the web, on products, on billboards and more. They instruct, amuse, infuriate, tell us what to buy /where to go, and overall are an integral part of our lives. The three artists we present come from three diverse areas of illustration and essentially cover all previously mentioned aspects of living in America.

This show runs through August 19, 2017

About the Artists

Brad Albright is a multidisciplinary artist, illustrator, and merch designer working with leading licenses in music, entertainment, and publishing. Guided by a lifelong love of drawing, his specialties include album cover illustration and 3D poster design for retro red/blue glasses. As inspired by music, comics, literature and movies, his line-art illustrations often revel in science fiction, horror, and Wild West genres. The pieces on display include gig posters, personal illustrations, and pop-culture inspired poster art, most of which are presented in 3D with provided glasses.

William Bubba Flint recieved his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University. His Editorial Cartoons appear in The Dallas Morning News, The Dallas Cowboys Star magazine, The Katy Trail Weekly, The White Rock Lake Weekly, Park Cities People, Preston Hollow People and Amusement Today. Flint has also illustrated six children books. Artist Statement: I describe my work as Future Paintings of the Past! I find inspiration from all areas of Pop Culture. Childhood memories constantly creep into my paintings. With a nod to Pop Surrealism, Lowbrow and Underground, I want the paintings to give a quick glimpse into a universe that almost makes you smile…

Miguel “Miggy” Aguilar has been part of the Dallas underground since the early 2000’s when he introduced his first three comic books under the title of “Mr. Zombie”. After that he started showing his lowbrow artwork at bars around the Deep Ellum area. He was invited to show in his first gallery show at Nine Eyes Gallery in the winter of 2005 where he met the artist & future gallery owner Frank Campagna of the great Kettle Art. In addition to the lowbrow ink style work that has made him a regular feature at the gallery he has continued to work in the comic book medium, done fliers for bands and is now showing interest as a fine art painter, some of which will be featured in this show.

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Kettle Art Gallery

Deep in the Art of Ellum
2650-B Main Street
Dallas, TX 75226
Founded in historic Deep Ellum in 2005, Kettle is committed to nurturing emerging and mid-career North Texas visual artists through innovative exhibits and events, including:

– For the Love of Kettle
– For the Love of Artists
– Holiday Presence
– Deep Ellum Wine Walk
– Deep Dish: Deep Ellum Art+Restaurant Night
– and so much more!

Over the years, Kettle has been the recipient of numerous awards and designations, including:
– USA Today’s 10 Best Art Galleries in Dallas
– Dallas Observer’s Readers’ Choice for Best Art Gallery
– Dallas A-List’s Best Art Gallery

In celebration of D Magazine’s 40th anniversary, Kettle Art’s founder Frank Campagna was named one of “The Dallas 40”, recognizing Dallas citizens who have made a remarkable impact on the city.

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