Sharon Giles

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Covid 19 & Social Distancing ART call for art

Covid-19 and Social Distancing: This is an exhibition to highlight and share the artwork created during this time and about this time. What does this mean to you, how has it affected you, and how can we uplift our world community during this trying time. This is a free opportunity to all mediums of art …

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Local funds for artist relief: GoFundMe and EASL

The Dallas Morning News has posted the following GoFundMe links:

Dallas Artist Relief
To donate: GoFundMe.com/f/dallas-low-income-artistfreelancer-relief-fund

Fort Worth Artist and Service Worker Relief
To donate: gofundhme.com/f/fort-worth-relief

EASL (The Emergency Artists’ Support League)
https://easl.us/

Since 1992, EASL has proudly acted in support of North Texas artists, and we are happy to provide more information about our organization, and our …

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Business Council for the Arts update

Important Update: COVID-19 and BCA Programming COVID-19 is having an impact that few of us could have foreseen at the beginning of the year, causing paradigm shifts in commerce and culture.   Acting responsibly and in concert with government and health guidelines, we are amending our March and April calendars to reflect the following:

  All …

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UD’s Haggerty Gallery update

Gallery Updates regarding COVID-19: Open by appointment + online

Dear friends of the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery,   We hope that this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. Like many galleries around the country, and in accord with the response by the University of Dallas to the concerns of COVID-19, the Beatrice M. …

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Illustrate your Thoughts on Global Warming – call for entries FREE

This Global Art Competition is an attempt to create awareness about global warming.

Is it too late to think about the reason behind this long-term rise in the average temperature and the futuristic impacts of Global Warming?  Are we one of the reasons behind these changes?
 
We are inviting entries from artists from all over …

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Fort Worth’s Spring Gallery Night March 28 – postponed

Twice a year, the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association (FWADA) invites you to take in the visual arts and our community’s unique cultural richness during Gallery Night in Fort Worth. Most participants are open from noon to nine.

In accordance with the new CDC guidance of canceling events over 50 people, it is with great sadness …

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Women — online exhibit deadline April 1

Women- Distinctively feminine nature

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 1st at midnight
Notification and Publication Date: Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
Enter on our website: theartistscirclegallery.com

The Artist’s Circle is an online gallery and all entries can be submitted through the website. Mediums of work accepted include painting, photography, drawing, mixed media, pottery, metal, …

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River Road Show entries due May 13

Call for Entries from the Art Guild of Louisiana:

51st Annual River Road Show
A National Juried Exhibition
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Soon Warren AWS, NWS, Judge
Deadline May 13, 2020
Information and Registration; https://www.artguildlouisiana.org/river-road-show/

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Bonham’s Creative Arts Center Announces Amended Hours & Restrictions

Call for Art -The Eyes Have It Exhibit Opens April 3  

The Creative Arts Center is open for individuals or pairs of persons who wish to see the current exhibit and shop in the gift shop and have not been exposed to the Coronavirus or anyone with a respiratory infection. The center is temporarily closed on …

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Richardson Cancels Spring Cottonwood Art Festival

RICHARDSON CANCELS SPRING COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL The City of Richardson today announced that the spring celebration of its semiannual Cottonwood Art Festival, scheduled for May 2-3, 2020, has been canceled. The cancellation is designed to protect the public’s health and safety, consistent with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and other public health experts, …

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James Spurlock Workshop May 14 & 15

James Spurlock Workshop
Oil/acrylic

May 14-15 9:00-3:30 Landscape and Portraiture $350.00

Location: Woman’s Club of Fort Worth Art Department, 1316 Pennsylvania Ave.
Carriage House Studio, Fort Worth TX

Registration Opens March 21 – $350
Contact: DiAnne Arnette
Dianne@diannearnette.com 817 925 6540
Apply Today – Registration closes May 1
No refunds will be made …

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Virtual VITRO MODA 12

SiNaCa Studios is dedicated to community, and although we cannot ask you to come to our big annual event Vitro Moda 12, we are planning something special today. In an effort to broadcast our mission and to bring community together, we want to invite you to join us online for a special presentation of …

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Art Critiques with Bonny…via Email

Hi Friends! Would you like some feedback on your work? I wanted to share a few (edited) email One-on-One Art Critiques I just completed.
(note from webmaster: Sorry could not be included because of extensive images.)

The artists were really happy with all the suggestions and we’ll be meeting back up once they make some …

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Dallas Art Fair Rescheduled to October 1-4, 2020

DALLAS, TX – March 12, 2020) – In response to the World Health Organization (WHO)’s announcement that COVID-19 is now a pandemic, the Dallas Art Fair has made the decision to reschedule its 12th edition to October 1-4, 2020.

“While the decision was not made easily, the health and wellbeing of the Dallas Art Fair’s …

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Fort Worth’s Main Street Arts Festival postponed

September 3-6, 2020 in Downtown Fort Worth

Originally scheduled for April 16 – 19, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and CDC recommendations for preventing the virus spread, the 2020 MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival (MAIN ST.) has been postponed, with a tentative date of September 3-6, 2020. With the well-being of our community, …

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Bedford Art Fest cancelled

Originally scheduled for April 4th

The health and safety of residents and visitors is a top priority for the City of Bedford. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City will be keeping in line with the Hurst-Euless-Bedford School Districts closure time frame and the Tarrant County Public Health Departments closure recommendations.

Bedford Artsfest …

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FREE 24-Hour Online Art Party!!!

Texas Art & Soul is offering free access:

Want to be part of a FREE 24 hour Art Party?     
When?   March 28th – 29th 
What?   24 hours of Free Art Classes and Lessons!     
You can REGISTER FOR EVENT HERE   
So excited to be a part of this!  Hope you will …

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Resources for Texas Art on Glasstire: a response to the current crisis

What is Glasstire?

Glasstire is the oldest online-only art magazine in the country. We are proud to have promoted the visual arts in Texas to a local, regional and national audience since 2001. Glasstire is the only publication in Texas that is producing serious art criticism on a daily basis. Our name is an homage …

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Opportunity for sharing short videos of Texas exhibits on Glasstire.com

“Seeking Submissions NOW: Share Short Videos of Your Texas Art Exhibitions on Glasstire” Seeking Submissions NOW: Share Short Videos of Your Texas Art Exhibitions on Glasstire

“Glasstire is asking commercial galleries, nonprofits and artist-run spaces across the state of Texas to send us video walk-throughs of your current exhibitions!”

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The Arts go Virtual

In response to the emergency closing of cultural institutions to prevent the spread of coronavirus, access to the arts has gone virtual. You can view the arts from the safety of your home on your personal computer, tablet or smartphone.

For a compilation of local resources, see CultureMap Dallas’s

The Dallas arts groups offering virtual access …

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Upstairs Gallery update: SPRING GALLERY NIGHT 3.28 : Stephen Rascoe

Spring Gallery Night
The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association has cancelled Spring Gallery Night for March 28. The Fort Worth Weekly is not delivering or distributing the booklets until we reschedule the event.   The Upstairs Gallery will go ahead and hang its show, “Stephen Rascoe: Collecting Texas Memories,” before 28 March and keep our regular …

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A COVID-19 Update from Samuel Lynne Galleries

3/17/2020 – Samuel Lynne Galleries – Dallas currently remains open during our regular business hours.

Monday-Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 11am – 5pm

It is important for us as individuals and as a community to be vigilant with our distancing, hygiene, the monitoring of symptoms and health status. With this, we are exercising care and due …

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O’Keefe Studio classes suspended! Would you benefit from an online critique?

The O’Keefe Studio Center will be shutting down for the next two weeks…On March 30th, we will reassess the situation and see if we have succeeded in “flattening the curve” in the spread of the coronavirus in our community. There is so much uncertainty regarding this situation and I want to put the well being …

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Eventbrite: Ways the Community is Coming Together to Show Support During COVID-19

A message from Eventbrite:

Dear Event Creator Community, 

The impacts of COVID-19 on our creator community and fellow attendees has been vast. Our thoughts are with all of you and we hope you’re safe and healthy. We are reminded of just how critical it is to support one another during these challenging times. We are …

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Briefs: More art cancellations announced

Send your visual art event notices to artnewsdfw@gmail.com to be mentioned here. Previous announcements on this website can be amended or taken down as requested by the presenter.

Please check with the venue or the host organization before attending an event.

Glasstire resources: Coronavirus Closings and Cancellations In Texas Art

More Cancellations, Closures, and News From …

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City of Dallas – City parks, libraries and cultural facilities closures

Dallas, Texas – In response to the declaration of a Local State of Disaster and to reduce the spread of COVID-19, starting Saturday, March 14, 2020, public access is closed to all City of Dallas libraries, neighborhood cultural centers and recreation centers through Friday, March 20, 2020. All City programs are suspended until further notice …

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GUNS in USA the exhibition

thegallery8680: 
will open its doors 7pm Friday 20th | 27th March 2020
GUNS in USA

Artists reveal their interpretation of the usage of GUNS in USA
https://www.thegallery8680.com/guns-in-usa.html

Contact:
wthegallery8680@gmail.com
214 -585-8175 [please leave voice message]ethegallery8680@gmail.com
The gallery is located: @ 8680 main street suite e1 Frisco Texas 75034.

Robyn parker Feehan
Creative Director the gallery8680

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Irving Arts Center COVID-19 Facility Closure Update

3/16/20   COVID-19 Facility Updates As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop we want to update you on the current status of our facilities.

Update 3/16/20 The CDC has updated their guidance on mass gatherings. In keeping with the CDC’s most recent guidance of 3/15/20 that in-person events consisting of 50 people or more …

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Denton’s Thin Line Film Festival Partners with Dallas Producers To Go Virtual March 25 – 29

Denton’s Thin Line Film Festival Partners with Dallas Producers To Go Virtual

Festival Preserves Film Programming In The Midst of Social Distancing

Denton, TX – Denton’s multidisciplinary Thin Line Fest made the decision last week to cancel in-person film screenings and music performances. The festival is just one of many organizations being impacted by public …

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Reconstructed: Max Steven Grossman & James Verbicky // Exhibition & Opening Reception — rescheduled

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Update: Rescheduled for October i0, 2020

Max Steven Grossman & James Verbicky

RECONSTRUCTED

Laura Rathe Fine Art Announces a Duo Exhibition featuring Max Steven Grossman & James Verbicky 

(DALLAS, TX, February 24th, 2020) – Dallas Design District Gallery, Laura Rathe Fine Art, announces a duo exhibition‘Reconstructed’, featuring new works by Max Steven Grossman and James Verbicky.

LRFA …

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ART214 Exhibits: March through May in Dallas

UPDATE: Because of coronvirus restrictions, Dallas neighborhood cultural centers are closed as of March 14. Check with the City of Dallas for updates.

Four cultural centers of the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture (OAC),  Latino Cultural Center, Moody Performance Hall, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, and South Dallas Cultural Center, will present the …

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Henry Finkestein opens March 21 at Valley House

Lilian Garcia-Roig’s exhibition “Cumulative Nature” has been extended through this Saturday, March 14. This exhibition of paintings is on view daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm. View the paintings online at http://www.valleyhouse.com/thumbnails.asp?mode=page&idx=240

Join us for the opening reception next Saturday, March 21, 6:00pm-8:00pm, for Henry Finkelstein’s exhibition “Recent Paintings.” He will give an Artist Talk …

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Cancellations of Art Events

The editor is starting to receive news of cancellations of art events due to the concern over the spread of the coronavirus. Announcements on this website will be amended or taken down as requested by the presenter.

Please check with the venue or the host organization before attending an event. Plans may change at any …

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Music In Motion at The Cove! March 13 & 14

THIS WEEKEND, March 13-14:  Music in Motion at The Cove

March 20-21:  The Art Club of McKinney Member Show
March 27-28:  Those That We Love:  Portraiture by Rebecca Johnson

MUSIC IN MOTION AT THE COVE – two very different evenings planned!

Friday March 13 6:30-9pm
Saturday March 14 6-9pm

Music in Motion brings artists …

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BEILI LIU and ARAM HAN SIFUENTES Artist Talk and Reception, March 12

Join us for a special in-gallery performance and artist talk with Beili Liu and Aram Han Sifuentes RSVP NOW FOR MARCH 12

BEILI LIU AND ARAM HAN SIFUENTES

March 12, 2020

6 – 8 PM
Doors open at 5:45 PM
Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas

Dallas …

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