Sharon Giles

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Art Lollapalooza in July: Art Relaxation/Mindfulness Workshops

Friday, July 10th & 24th

7-9pm Fridays at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association (IAA).

Tough week? – IAA’s Art Relaxation/Mindfulness workshops will relax your mind with mindfulness quietness.

Afterwards, discover your creativity with painting, drawing, collage, and journaling.

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Jewelry Making with Sarah Murphy: Free Classes in July

Dates: Thursday evenings, July 9th & 23rd – 7 PM – 9 PM
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Bring your prettiest beads to this class and learn the wrapped wire loop method which turns a bead, or several beads, into a lovely charm, earring, …

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Michael Holter: Another “High Noon” Online Watercolor Workshop on June 27

Online Mini-Workshop Saturday June 27 Noon CST CLIFF NOTES: This 3 -hour webinar is an online mini-workshop session that is just like one of my live workshops. I will demonstrate process, materials and painting techniques that can be used for any painting. And if you choose, you can paint along, 

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Artist Network Watermedia Showcase call for entires

Watermedia Showcase

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: 7/3/2020

Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Watercolor Artist magazine. Award Winners and Honorable Mentions will be published in the April 2021 issue of Watercolor Artist.

Watermedia Showcase

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Virtual Tour of PDNB Gallery: “Women We Have Known”

Cristina García Rodero,
On the Threshing Floor, 1988 VIRTUAL TOUR WOMEN WE HAVE KNOWN Photographs by Women Artist PDNB Gallery Co-Director, Missy Finger, gives a brief tour of the exhibition, “Women We Have Known: Photographs by Women Artists.”

This exceptional exhibition covers almost 100 years of photographs. Featured in the show are works by …

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Artspace111’s 2020 Texas Juried Exhibition opening reception June 27 – limited capacity

IMPORTANT UPDATE:
Artspace111 is excited to present the 2020 Texas Juried Exhibition! Juried by Kristen Gaylord, Assistant Curator of Photographs at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the show will feature artwork by 67 Texas Artists.

The opening reception will be held June 27th. Due to COVID-19, we will be practicing social distancing …

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CADD Exhibit Openings – June 20 – 28

CADD EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS 06.20.20

OPENING EXHIBITION
SATURDAY, 06.20.20
CRIS WORLEY FINE ARTS
ANTHROPOCOSMOS
PATRICK TURK
*GALLERY OPEN BY APPOINTMENT

CADD EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS 06.27.20
OPENING EXHIBITION SATURDAY, 06.27.20
VALLEY HOUSE GALLERY
OBSCURA
LINDY CHAMBERS
*MEET THE ARTIST BY APPOINTMENT, SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 11 AM …

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Artist Groups in North Texas

Artist groups in the North Texas area:

• Allen Quilter’s Guild
• American Institute of Graphic Arts, Dallas Chapter (AIGA Dallas)
• Arlington Visual Arts Association (site not updated)
• Art After 5 – ceased 2019
• Art Club of McKinney
• Art Connection (IrvingArtsCenter)
• Art Educators of North Central Texas (affiliate of the …

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Nic Noblique at Southwest Gallery

Southwest Gallery invites you to experience
Nic Noblique
Solo Exhibition featuring new works!

Meet the Artist Saturday, June 20th
972.960.8935 or sales@swgallery.com
Proudly following CDC Guidelines for the safety of our team and clients!
preview the show at www.swgallery.com

SOUTHWEST GALLERY 4500 Sigma Rd. Dallas, Texas 75244   972.960.8935   www.swgallery.com

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Streamline presents free art videos daily on Facebook and YouTube

Older videos still on tap.

Today’s 3 FREE LIVE Video Segments
Cesar Santos: Secrets of Portrait Painting, Mark Fehlman: Design Strategies for Powerful Paintings, and Eric Rhoads Live!

YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/streamlineartvideo

Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/StreamlineArtVideo/

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IN PERFECT HARMONY ✨ Carly Allen-Martin and Audra Weaser

In Perfect Harmony explores Carly Allen-Martin and Audra Weaser’s ability to construct visual experiences through their use of color and approach to building up numerous layers in their work. These paintings serve as narratives to their unique, creative processes and reflect upon the moments within their artistic journeys.

TO VIEW THIS EXHIBITION VIRTUALLY OR …

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Irving Art Association 2020 Members Awards Online Show entry deadline June 30 – Free

FREE to enter. $300 IN AWARDS! ENTER ONLINE

The tradition of having an annual members awards show goes back 65 years to the founding of the association. To continue it during this time of quarantine, we are hosting the show online as a virtual gallery. (We do plan to open our gallery again in September.)

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SWS Annual Member Exhibition call for entries

Call for entries for the 57th Annual Member Exhibition of the Southwestern Watercolor Society is OPEN as of today, May 1, 2020. Deadline for entries is June 30, 2020.

Awards
Over $8,000 in cash and merchandise will be awarded at the discretion of the Juror.

Exhibit
Sept. 2 – Oct. 3, 2020 at the …

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FUNtastic Fiber call for entries

Call for Art! This year’s theme, FUNtastic FIBER! celebrates our 50th Anniversary as an organization. Each member is guaranteed to have at least one piece accepted in the show!

Our juror is Sue Benner.

Please read through the prospectus before submitting your entry form. https://www.dallasfiberartists.org/shows
Entry Fees $10 for first entry; $20 for two entries; $30 for …

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Creative Arts Competition at the State Fair of Texas for 2020 – deadline August 12

The State Fair of Texas has been around since 1886. That’s 134 years of a Texas Celebration. This year’s fair runs September 25 – October 18, 2020 at Fair Park in Dallas. Be a part of the tradition – after all, it is the year we’re “Celebrating Texas Icons.”

For more about the Arts and …

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Jammie Holmes: EVERYTHING HURTS goes virtual at the Dallas Contemporary

EXPLORE THE EXHIBITION: https://www.dallascontemporary.org/everything-hurts-digital-exhibition

Today we are honored to debut our latest digital exhibition — Jammie Holmes: EVERYTHING HURTS. Acting as a living and ever-evolving document and resource, the exhibition is presented to amplify and build upon the artist’s response to the recent murder of George Floyd. 

On 30 May 2020 Louisiana-born, Dallas-based artist Jammie Holmes …

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BCA’s Leadership Arts Applications deadline July 31st

Apply to the Leadership Arts Institute by July 31st, 2020! Apply here Why should you participate? Strengthen your expertise as a leader Learn best practices in nonprofit board leadership and utilize them to serve your community Meet prominent business leaders who advocate for North Texas as a creative community Gain access to resources that …

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TVAA call deadline June 19th for “In Bloom” online exhibition

TVAA “In Bloom”

Celebrate the season with the beauty of nature and florals! With warm weather and the landscape of Texas in full bloom, let the beauty of nature and the blooming foliage be your inspiration for the In Bloom Show at the TVAA. This show is open to floral and nature inspired designs, landscapes, …

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2020 Keller Art Walk Call for Plein Air Artists – deadline 6/26

The Keller Public Arts Board is seeking six artists to paint or sculpt during the Keller Art Walk event. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Artists will be expected to work in their booth space, viewable to the public, for the duration of the event, …

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Kingsville Sculpture on Main call for entries

Kingsville Main Street Community Art: Sculpture on Main

http://www.cityofkingsville.com

Kingsville Main Street Community Art: Sculpture on Main
Kingsville Main Street Advisory Board
PO Box 1458
Kingsville, TX 78364

Contact Email: cmartin@cityofkingsville.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 8/15/20
APPLY: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7880

The Kingsville Main Street Advisory Board seeks sculptures to be placed in the city of Kingsville, Texas as …

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The New Normal – call for Fort Worth artists – June 20th deadline

Name of Call: New Normal: Art During Covid-19, Fort Worth, TX
Eligibility: City: TX: Fort Worth

https://www.newnormalfw.com/
https://www.newnormalfw.com/apply

Today, Fine Line Group, the Family offices of Sasha and Edward P. Bass, launched a new artist initiative to support Fort Worth area artists. This innovative program challenges local visual artists to create works that reflect their experience, …

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Artes Academy Summer Camp

REGISTRATION DATES: *ONGOING: first come first served (limited space due to COVID-19 procedures, 30 students max)*students will be waitlisted and notified should we hit max occupancy

MANDATORY PARENT ORIENTATION: Ongoing | Summer Camp I *Via In Person or ZOOM Meeting June 30th & July 1st: 6:00pm – 7:00pm | Summer Camp II *in-person or …

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Vetro Glassblowing – Father’s Day Help Creates – Hot Glass, Cold Brew!

Molten Glass + Cold Brews = Happy Dudes! Father’s Day Extreme Help Creates are back! Hot Glass & Cold Brew! Vetro Glassblowing Studio & Fine Art Gallery
701 South Main St. Ste. 103 ° Grapevine TX 76051 ° 817-251-1668
Explore Vetro’s Website Come play with fire as you Help Create your own Beer Glass …

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Meadows Museum will reopen July 7

MEADOWS MUSEUM WILL REOPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2020 With new visitor- and staff-safety protocols in place, visitors will be able to view collection galleries through Summer 2020

DALLAS (SMU)—June 12, 2020—The Meadows Museum, SMU, announced today that it will reopen to the public beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at reduced capacity …

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The Gallery 8680: Art en blanc | everything white – entries due July 31

Call for artists to submit work for art en Blanc: Everything White
7 pm Friday 4th | 11th | 18th September 2020
For more information, click here: https://www.thegallery8680.com/art-en-blanc–everything-white.html

Submission
Email 1>3<10 images in 300dpi digital format, please keep files well organized and manageable. List the size, media and description of works. an artist statement is required …

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VAGFwebinar June 15: How to work with galleries and online platforms

VAGF Monthly Meeting
Monday, June 15 from 7-9 pm
Meeting location:
Register here https://app.livestorm.co/maddrey-pllc/how-to-work-with-galleries-and-online-platforms

Topic: How to work with galleries and online platforms
Speaker

Thomas Maddrey is the founding partner and lead attorney for Maddrey PLLC. Prior to attending law school at the SMU Dedman School of Law, Thomas was a commercial photographer, entrepreneur, and …

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New Texas Talent XXVII Online Exhibition is LIVE NOW!!

New Texas Talent XXVIIOnline Only Exhibition IS LIVE! Presented by Craighead Green Gallery

2020 Juror: Giovanni Valderas, Exhibition Manager at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Thank you Giovanni Valderas, Gail Arnold, Jennifer Battaglia, Emily Berger, Kelly Berry, Chris Bingham, Yvonne Cheah, Olivia Cole, Jonas Criscoe, B Shawn Cox, Terry Cockerham, Annette deFerrari, Jake Dockins, Karen …

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Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass Gallery: Goblet Invitational

Our 26th Annual Goblet Invitational
We invite you to join us for our 26th Annual Goblet Invitational.  It will start this coming Saturday the 20th of June and continue through August 2nd.

Click to preview highlights & new arrivals 
We have a wide variety of drinking vessels from over 65 glass makers, ranging from functional …

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Ro2 Art: My Corona on View Beginning June 18

Group Show My Corona

June 18 – July 31, 2020

Reception: Sunday, June 28, 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Limited Attendance Reception | Reserve Free Tickets Here

Dee Shapiro, Pretty Deadly, 2020, Ink, cut paper, amazon gift wrapping paper, plastic netting on paper, 8 x 10 in

Ro2 Art is pleased to present My Corona, a group exhibition …

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Visual Art League of Lewisville Presents Color Dance June 20 – July 11

The Visual Art League of Lewisville presents their member’s show, Color
Dance from June 20th to July 11th.

Even though there will be no reception due to the virus, the Gallery of the MCL Grand Theater will have viewing hours Tuesday-Satuday 10-5. The admission is free.

The Gallery is located at 100 N. Charles Street …

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Virtual summer camps: make ROOM for ART this Summer!

make ROOM for ART this Summer

In line with Art Room’s vision to transform our visual arts community by making room for art, Art Room Virtual Summer Camp sessions provide an inspiring space for a community of young artists to create, explore, and imagine

Summer camps include several visual arts processes such as collage, …

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FALL JURIED SHOW | MAGIC HOUR – Sunrise & Sunset call for entries

CALL FOR ENTRY
NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES

DEADLINE FRIDAY, SEPT 25TH

MAGIC HOUR | Sunrise and Sunset
Juried Show Call for Entry.
View Prospectus
Seeking 2D Paintings and Drawings. Swirling vibrant color, muted pastels or brooding blues, the start and end of each day is truly unique. We invite artists to capture the glorious magic …

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Funky Finds Summer Fling July 25 – 26 – a few booths available

The rescheduled Funky Finds Spring Fling will be held July 25th and 26th in the Amon Carter Exhibit Hall at Will Rogers Memorial Center (indoor, air conditioned venue).

We have a small number of vendor booths available for this event. We are looking for vendors that create very unique items! As always, no direct sales …

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2020 University of Dallas Art Graduates and Virtual Art Showcase

Dear Friends of the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery,

I hope you will join me in congratulating this years’ graduating art students!

Three cheers for Veronica Barrera, Jamie Gardner, Michelle Gonzales, Stephanie Janysek, Richie Peña, Lucy Starhia, Agnieszka Rostkowski, and Emily Wingert!

I would like to invite you to view this virtual art showcase of their great …

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Hunt Slonem Virtual Exhibition 🐰 Laura Rathe Fine Art

VIEW THE VIRTUAL EXHIBITION
https://laurarathe.com/hunt-slonem

Hunt Slonem is renowned for his distinct neo-expressionist style. He is best known for his series of bunnies, butterflies and tropical birds, as well as his large-scale sculpture. Slonem’s works can be found in the permanent collections of 250 museums around the world, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan …

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