Sharon Giles

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Art Painting Party Nov. 21 at the Creative Arts Center in Bonham

The Creative Art Center’s monthly Art on the Town Painting Party will be Thursday, November 21 from 6:30-8:30 PM and features a Christmas-theme painting project called Christmas Lambs. The whimsical theme is an original by Di Hopkins who will teach the class. As is customary, all art supplies are included in the $35 price, and …

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AND THE WINNERS ARE: Keepin’ It Real Juried Show at Dutch Art Gallery

KEEPIN’ IT REAL
AND THE WINNERS ARE…

A HUGE thank you to the artists, clients, family and friends who attended the opening reception today. Here are the winners for those who were not present at the awards. The show runs through December 21st, so come by the gallery to see ALL the incredible work…or to …

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A Fortune in Oils: Sid Richardson’s Personal Collection

“A Fortune in Oils: Sid Richardson’s Personal Collection” Debuts at Sid Richardson Museum in Fort Worth

Special exhibit features a rarely seen look at the life of the man dubbed the “billionaire bachelor”

https://www.sidrichardsonmuseum.org

(FORT WORTH, TX) – The Sid Richardson Museum is presenting a special exhibit to give visitors a more personal look …

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Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 at the Amon Carter

Saturday, September 14, 2019 to Sunday, December 29, 2019

Amon Carter Museum of American Art at 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 76107

https://www.cartermuseum.org/exhibitions

The pioneering African-American photographer Gordon Parks (1912–2006) considered his work of the 1940s and ’50s to be the catalyst for a deeply influential 60-year …

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RCAS meeting Nov. 19: Ted Clemens oil demo

Gulf Breeze, 12 x 12 oil on panel by Ted Clemens

The next meeting of the Richardson Civic Art Society (RCAS) is November 19, and the Demo Artist for November will be Ted Clemens, demonstrating his technique in oils. The Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Richardson Public Library basement meeting room. Visitors are …

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Renoir The Body, The Senses – at the Kimbell

First Major Exhibition of Renoir’s Focus on the Human Form Marks Centenary of the Artist’s Death

October 27, 2019–January 26, 2020

https://www.kimbellart.org/exhibition/renoir

FORT WORTH, TX (November 27, 2018) Over the course of his long career, Pierre-Auguste Renoir continually turned to the human figure for artistic inspiration. The body—particularly the nude—was the defining subject of …

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More contemporary Spanish art is coming to the Meadows

MEADOWS MUSEUM EXPANDS ITS FOCUS ON CONTEMPORARY SPANISH ART Meadows Museum Announces New Partnership with Fundación ARCO and Upcoming Special Loan of Recent Painting by Secundino Hernández

Dallas, TX—November 6, 2019—The Meadows Museum, SMU, announced today an expansion of its contemporary art program with the establishment of a six-year partnership with Fundación ARCO, the guiding …

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Announcing the 9th Annual Oak Cliff Film Festival (call for entries)

COUNTDOWN TO YEAR 9 We cannot wait to see you in Oak Cliff between June 4-7, 2020. Please join us then as we continue in our tradition of featuring exceptional filmmaking, as well as the best of Oak Cliff’s theatre and art venues, restaurants, bars, and small businesses.

The best way to experience the …

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Betty Grummer Reception Nov. 9th at Giddens Gallery

“The Flowering of Joy” Giddens Gallery is Pleased to Announce

“Exploring the Flexibility of Boundaries”

by Betty Grummer Show dates Nov 7 – 16, 2019

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art
624 South Main Street Grapevine, Tx 76051
817-488-8600  |  www.giddensgallery.com

11:00am – 6:00pm
Gallery open Tuesday – Saturday
Betty’s Reception
Click here for details
Saturday, Nov …

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RCAS’ Rosemary Cheney Show honors young artists in Richardson

Rosemary Cheney Show Dec. 2 thru Jan. 6 

The Rosemary Cheney Memorial Show is an art exhibit open to all elementary school students in the Richardson Independent School District. There are usually around 300 students who participate in this exhibit.  RCAS sponsors this event at the Richardson Public Library and provides each child with a …

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Award Winners of the Fall FBCAA Show

2019 Fall Juried Show Manske Library

Farmers Branch Carrollton Art Association held its annual Fall Membership Show October 5-31, 2019 at the Farmers Branch Manske Library.

Juror: Janice Hamilton

Best of Show: Himba Women, Karen Lloyd

Oil/Acrylic:

1st Place: Teakettle & Flowers, Joan Hukel
2nd Place: Grapes, Karen Lloyd,

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HYPERLOCAL opens Nov. 16 at the MAC

HYPERLOCAL

A curated exhibition of works by artists of the Cedars Union
Nov 16 – Dec 21, 2019
Opening reception Sat, Nov 16, 6-9 PM

Cedars Open Studios Sat, Nov 23, 11 AM-6 PM

Sheryl Anaya, Jeremy Biggers, Melissa Turner Drumm, Hatziel Flores, Riley Holloway, Laura J. Lawson, Jessica Martinez, Carmen Menza, Joel Murray, Kevin Owens, …

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Ro2 Opening: Josh Dodson at the Magnolia

Josh Dodson
Frame of Mind

OPENING RECEPTION
Thursday, November 7, 6 – 8 PM

On View
October 17 – November 18

Ro2 Art | The Magnolia Second Floor Bar
3699 McKinney Avenue, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75204

RSVP https://www.facebook.com/events/434418517414506/

“My work demonstrates a playful approach to architecture with colorful patterns deep-rooted in graffiti. In this style of work, …

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Robin Ewing’s Motley opens Nov. 7 at Maestri

Motley by Robin Ewing Opening Reception
Maestri Gallery
401 Exposition Avenue
Thursday, November 7, 2019
6:00pm-9:00pm

This American female artist has gone from teaching the next generation of artists to being a full-time artist herself. After having kids of her own, she focuses now on what she loves — art. Her works elicit a sense …

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Clases del Arte (classes in Spanish in Irving — bilingual too)

Patrocinado por Asociación de Arte de Irving / sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061. irvingart.org

Se require un costo de $10.00 dls para registrarse.Si todabia no ha pagado por Pay Pal, por favor envie un cheque por $10.00 dls a nombre de Irving …

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Stephen Quiller demo Nov. 12 at Southwestern Watercolor Society

SWS November 12, 2019 Meeting
Stephen Quiller will be our demo Artist

Lovers Lane Methodist Church Ashbury Hall 9200 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX (NE corner of NW Highway & Inwood Rd.)
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:00-9:00 PM

At the November meeting of the Southwestern Watercolor Society, celebrated painter Stephen Quiller will be the …

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Art Room presents the 3rd Annual Small Works Show – reception Nov. 21

Art Room is thrilled to present its 3rd Annual Small Works Show featuring compelling work from local, regional, and national artists. This annual juried exhibition displays an exciting range of entries in a variety of mediums, including traditional and experimental drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, and three-dimensional pieces, all small enough to hold in one’s hands. …

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2019 LGAA Juried Fall Show opens Nov. 9

A SNEAK PEEK…
Our juried show opening reception and awards are THIS SATURDAY, November 9th, from 6 to 8pm with the awards presentation at 7pm, but you can get a sneak peek at the show right here. It doesn’t compare to seeing the originals in person, so make sure you come by before it closes …

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FBCAA Meeting Nov. 19: Maribeth Jagger demo & min-workshop on alcohol inks

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.
GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

Meeting schedule:
9:30 …

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The Gallery 8680 ~ Blue Art Reception Nov. 8

Join us for this show where the theme is BLUE!  Friday, November 8, 2019. RSVP Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2341648862831094/

Definitions:
Bluer; bluest: of the color whose hue is that of the clear sky
Blue is one of the three primary colors of pigments in painting and traditional color theory.

thegallery8680, 8680 Main St, Frisco, Texas 75033

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Frisco’s Winter Art Show 2019 entry deadline Nov. 20

The Frisco Art Gallery is going to be hosting the “2019 Winter Art Show” starting December 10th.  We are seeking winter-themed artwork such as snow-capped peaks, frosted landscapes, pine trees or bare branches, woodland creatures, holiday scenes, etc. All mediums of artwork will be considered, including decorated trees. 

If you are interested in submitting …

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Gisa Elwazir Artist Conversation Dec. 9th

Decalcomania Gouache, 34 x 50 GISA ELWAZIR
LIKE JACQUARD TAPESTRIES
November 2-30, 201 You are invited to join the conversation with Gisa Elwazir
“Like Jacquard Tapestries”
Saturday, December 9th at 3 pm
Haley-Herman Contemporary Art
at Open Studio 516 516 Fabrication Street, Dallas 75212
Call/ text 214-532-3225 to view by appointment Visit our Website

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Taste of Northeast Nov. 14 — call for arts & crafts vendors ASAP

The Arts Council is looking for some participants for Taste of Northeast. They will take groups or artists or singles. no tent required it is all in the Hurst Convention Center.

Contact Bobbie McFarland ASAP at 817-283-3406 or info@artscouncilnortheast.org

2019 Vendor PacketDownload

Calling all gift vendors . . . This year’s Taste of …

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VAL Lewisville presents Deb Hart polymer clay demo

The Visual Art League of Lewisville (VAL) will present artist Deb Hart for our
November Art Talk. This takes place on Tuesday, November 12th at 7:00
p.m. in Classroom #2 of the MCL Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles Street,
Lewisville.

This event is open to the public and there is no charge. For more about …

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Carolyn Sortor: Artist Talk by Moss/Chumley Award Winner Nov. 7

Moss/Chumley Artist Talk Thursday, November 7, 6:00 p.m. This lecture is part of the 2018 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award winner Carolyn Sortor’s presentation of work at the Meadows Museum this fall. Sortor’s work uses video, relational practices, and other media to explore dimensionality, relationality, and systems, with an eye toward the socio-political. An “activation” …

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November CADD Events & Openings

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas (CADD) is a non-profit membership organization of galleries formed in 2007 for the purpose of promoting the advancement of contemporary art on all levels. Members are committed to represent the highest standards of contemporary art, while recognizing the importance of integrity and responsibility in working with artists, collectors, museum professionals, …

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Navigating Nonprofit Life Cycles Dec. 11: Texas Commission on the Arts Professional Development Webinar Series

Katherine Wagner

TCA’s next live webinar, Navigating Nonprofit Life Cycles, will be offered at 2 PM Central on December 11. While every day might seem like business-as-usual, a higher-view perspective can be beneficial for nonprofit leaders who are looking ahead. Just as individuals have life stages, so do organizations. While these are not always …

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Solving the Holiday Gift Dilemma: Get the TCA Plate that Supports the Arts

Perhaps you’re gearing up for some holiday-related gift-giving in the next few months? Perhaps some of the people you’re shopping for are hard to find gifts for? Trust us, we understand! If your loved ones live in Texas, we’ve got a win-win solution for you. Get them Texas Commission on the Arts – …

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Texas Art and Soul: Setup for Giving Paint Parties

Heidi at Texas Art & Soul is our local expert on giving paint parties.

Heidi: Here’s a super easy Paint Party set up for an event I gave a few weeks ago!   I make sure to bring the supplies that each painter will need for the event as well as a ton of …

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Ro2 Art: YUNI LEE: Space/Time …Continuum and DEE SHAPIRO: Largely Petite

Yuni LeeSpace/Time…Continuum
ARTIST RECEPTION
Saturday, November 2
7-10 PM

ON VIEW
November 2 – November 30, 2019

Ro2 Art | The Cedars
1501 South Ervay Street
Dallas, TX 75215

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Artist Yuni Lee explores the relationships between humanity and nature in her upcoming solo exhibition, ‘Space/Time…Continuum’. By drawing inspiration from organic forms in our environment and …

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AMA Exhibits: MUMENTOUS, From Steer to Street Art, and Home & Heritage

MUMENTOUS: The Upsizing of a Texas Tradition Now through November 24
The Arlington Museum of Art is pleased to exhibit the work of its Artist-in-Residence, Amy J. Schultz in MUMENTOUS: The Upsizing of a Texas Tradition. This multi-media exhibition explores a subject matter that is ubiquitously Texan: the long-standing tradition of exchanging mums and …

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Plano Art Association 2019 Studio Tour

Saturday, November 9 – 10 am until 5 pm Sunday, November 10 – Noon until 5 pm

Check the special PAA Tour Website for this year’s PAA Studio Tours to see the details and a map of where studios openings will be held.

Download Printable Tour Map

Plano Art Association artists are opening their …

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Kushal Bastakoti: UNTOLD STORY OF CITY – reception Nov. 10 in Irving

Award-winning cityscape artist Kushal Bastakoti presents his interpretation of urban life in an exhibit:

SERIES: UNTOLD STORY OF CITY
October 27 – November 27, 2019
Reception, Sunday, Nov. 10th 2-4pm

West Gallery, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Kushal was born in Nepal and emigrated …

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Christine & Keith Miller: Beneath the Surface at the Texas Discovery Gardens

New in the Discovery Gallery Beneath the Surface By Christine & Keith Miller
On display until January 5, 2020.
Keith and Christine Miller’s (a husband and wife art collaboration) work interprets the underwater world of the coral reef. Keith’s 2-D resin paintings create a watery world for Christine’s 3-D coral reef fiber sculptures …

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Colorful Chaos: Irving Art Association meeting & demo on Nov. 3

03 November 2019 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
2 ARTISTS + 1 CANVAS + 4 HANDS OF CHAOS!
JUNANNE PECK & JOHN LEE HUNTER

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association. VISITORS WELCOME.

Chaos, Anarchy, Serendipity, or possibly a train wreck with a side …

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