Sharon Giles

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Allen Arts Festival May 10-12

The Allen Arts Festival is an annual event that always takes place the 2nd weekend of May, rain or shine. It is usually the Mother’s Day weekend. This family-friendly arts festival features juried artwork from fine visual artists from all over the country, and has been a staple in Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm in …

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Create Something Wonderful – Art to Use! at Sparks Art Studio

Create Something Wonderful – Art to Use!
NEW May-June classes
Mandala Blossom Cards with Zentangle®
Pocket-Size Leather Sketchbook/Journals

CLASS SCHEDULE:
Thursday, May 30 – Mandala Blossoms Cards with Jewels
Saturday, June 1 – Suminagashi Marbling on Paper
Thursday, June 6 – Pocket Leather Sketchbook Journal
Saturday, June 8 – Advanced Leather Sketchbook Journals

www.SparksStudioArt.com

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2019 34th Texas & Neighbors Reception & Awards on May 19

You’re invited to the Reception & Awards Ceremony held Sunday, May 19th from 2-5 pm in the Main Gallery of the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062.

73 works of art from artists in five states will be on display May 18 – June 15, 2019. The Irving Art Association will present $8,300 …

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Irving Art Association’s Multicultural Art Exhibit – reception May 5

On May 5th Irving Art Association is holding its 1st Multicultural Art Fair and Exhibit in Celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Festivities are from 2-4pm. A reception for the Artists is included.

The Multicultural Art Exhibit will be on view April 28 – May 24, 2019 in IAA’s East and West Galleries. Reception is May …

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

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

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

This workshop will give you …

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May 3rd Receptions at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center

May 3, 2019 – May 21, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, May 30, 2019, 6 PM – 9 PM AWARD CEREMONY with Mayor Betsy Price: May 11, 2019, 3 PM – 5 PM

During the month of May, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center dedicates all nine of its galleries to recognizing the …

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Art Walk May 11 Shows Off Bonham; Wineries Visit the Creative Arts Center That Day

The Red River Art Fest on Saturday, May 11 from 9 AM to 6 PM includes an Art Walk to businesses in and around the Bonham Square. Even residents enjoy this chance to visit a business they might not otherwise walk into. The Art Walk is a popular aspect to the festival each year and participants can …

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Richard T. Skurla “Explorations & Experimentations” opens May 4

Opening reception Saturday, May 4, 6-8 pm

Richard T. Skurla
“Explorations & Experimentations”
May 1-25, 2019

Haley-Henman at Art on Henderson
1802 McMillan at the corner of Henderson
Dallas, Texas 75206

Call/ text 214-532-3225

Visit Haley-Henman Contemporary Art website

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Artists Showplace: 50+ New Art Arrivals THIS WEEK! We’re Still Open!

MORE ART. MORE SALES. We’re still open! Keep checking in with us. -New arrivals EACH WEEK! Sales include authentic vintage French posters, antique prints, and MUCH MORE!
New Hours Tuesdays-Saturdays: (10AM – 6PM) Sundays: (1PM – 5PM) CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE! The Artists’ Showplace Gallery | (972) 233-1223 | www.theartistsshowplace.com www.theartistsshowplace@gmail.com

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Meadows Museum: Fortuny, Goya – exhibits & talks

Fortuny: Friends and Followers THROUGH JUNE 2, 2019 Mariano Fortuny y Marsal’s (1838–1874) painterly, proto-Impressionist style dazzled critics, spawned imitators, and enamored collectors. This exhibition showcases his far-reaching influence among artists such as William Merritt Chase (1849–1916), Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824–1904), Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier (1815–1891), John Singer Sargent (1856–1925), James Tissot (1836–1902), and many more. …

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Kayla Barker’s Photography and Encaustic workshop August 17th OR 18th

The Encaustic Center PROUDLY Announces Guest Artist / Instructor Kayla Barker Photography and Encaustic Two 1-day Workshops … (two date choices… please let me know which date you’d like to sign up for and I’ll confirm availability) Saturday, August 17th, 2019, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
or
Sunday, August 18th, 2019, 10:00 am …

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Jim Woodson: Time Enfolded opens May 4 at Valley House

Join us for the Opening Reception next Saturday, May 4, 6:00pm-8:00pm, for Jim Woodson’s exhibition “Time Enfolded.” Jim Woodson will give an Artist Talk on Saturday, May 11, at 11:00am.

View images at http://www.valleyhouse.com/main.asp?page=24

View on Artsy at https://www.artsy.net/valley-house-gallery-and-sculpture-garden/shows

Cheryl and Kevin Vogel
Laura Green
Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden
6616 Spring Valley Road, …

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Cottonwood Art Festival May 4 – 5

50th Anniversary Celebration! COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL RANKED #7 FINE ART EVENT IN THE COUNTRY

Cottonwood Art Festival is a semi-annual event that features works from the nation’s top visual artists. Located in scenic Cottonwood Park in Richardson, Texas (map), this prestigious art show has been a part of Richardson life for fifty years. The festival …

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East Main Arts Festival May 4 in Arlington

The East Main Arts Festival, May 4, 2019. Noon – 8pm.

Featuring at least 90 Artist/Vendor Booths & 26 Bands (Free Admission) https://www.facebook.com/EastMainArtsFest/
https://downtownarlington.org/event/the-2019-east-main-arts-festival/

“EMAF is an Artist and Musician focused event creating an incubator for local and emerging artists to create a living, full time, in their craft.”

The 2019 East Main …

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The Intentional Hand and Greenhill Photo Program exhibitions at the Bath House

The Intentional Hand:
A Photographic Exhibition of Manipulated Imagery

May 4-June 8, 2019

Curated by Frank Lopez

The manipulated photographic image is the focus of new art exhibition at the Bath House Cultural Center

The Intentional Hand was curated by local artist Frank Lopez.  The exhibition features the work …

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Etsy Spring Bash May 4th

The Spring Bash is right around the corner. Here’s everything you need to know:

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

http://www.etsydallas.com/handmadebash

Etsy Dallas’ Spring Bash, a premier handmade shopping event and party, will showcase the very best in local handmade …

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Solo-Shows by Carroll Swenson-Roberts & Cheryl Finfrock at Ro2 Gallery

OPENING SATURDAY April 27th AT RO2 IN THE CEDARS

Carroll Swenson-Roberts
Garden of Earthly Delights

OPENING RECEPTION
Saturday, April 17
7-10 PM

ON VIEW
April 27 – May 25, 2019

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

RSVP ABOUT THE ARTIST

OPENING SATURDAY! Ro2 Art is proud to …

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Disappearing–California: Exhibition & Lectures at the Modern

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Presents
Free Lectures in Conjunction with
Disappearing–California, c. 1970: Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, Jack Goldstein

Lectures begin at 7 pm in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s auditorium. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250.The museum galleries remain open until 7 pm on the …

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Christina Fitch: Moments in Time at Giddens Gallery

You are invited

Christina’s Show & Reception

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

Christina Fitch – “Moments in Time”

May 2 – 11, 2019

Gallery open Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm

Christina’s Reception Saturday May 4 6:00 PM till 9:00 PM

Enjoy Fine Art, Complimentary Wine, Hors d’oeuvres and Smiles

For …

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NEW June classes at Sparks Art Studio: Suminagashi + Advanced Leather Sketchbooks

CLASS SCHEDULE:
Saturday, June 1 – Suminagashi Marbling on Paper
Saturday, June 8 – Advanced Leather Sketchbook Journals

www.SparksStudioArt.com

Sign up for a workshop…  Call Suzanne 817-266-3085 or email suzannebmcneill@hotmail.com to reserve a seat in any class
our mailing addressSparks Studio Art, 1809 Elm Crest Drive, Arlington, TX 76012

The Art of Suminagashi
Great new …

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Photography Skills Workshop – May 11, July 13 or Oct. 12

Review basic photography skills, techniques, and current photo trends. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association.

Class fee of $25. Students must be registered and 18 years of age.

Meeting times: (this is a repeating class — choose May 11, July 13 or Oct. 12 to attend)
May 11 [Saturday] – 10 – 2, small gallery    …

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Eco-Printmaking Workshop with Junanne Peck June 15

June 15, 2019 10am – 4pm
Fee: $75.00 All supplies included

To Register call:
Junanne Peck 214-336-8526
or email junannepeck@mac.com

Bring enough leaves/flowers/plant parts to share with the group
and something to make notes on.

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Workshop location:
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts
1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061
972-721-2488

Capture the essence of nature …

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Mayfest: May 2 – 5 in Fort Worth

Mayfest is an annual four-day family festival held on 33 picturesque acres in Trinity Park in Fort Worth, Texas. 200,000 people attend Mayfest each year to experience the many different attractions and areas. From young to old, Mayfest includes something for everyone and entertains the entire family.

The Art & Gift Market is one area …

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Pam Oldham Workshops: Big and Bold Flowers and Figurative Abstract

Big and Bold Flowers (Et Cetera)

Wednesday May 1, 2019 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
sign up at trinityartsguild.net under classes or at www.pamoldham.com

In May I traditionally have a flower class. We will be doing that again this year but approaching it from the negative painting aspect. This lends itself to …

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TAG Meetings & Demos for May: Kandace Green – Block Printing; Nancy Thielemann – Acrylic

The next Trinity Arts Guild meeting will be on Monday, May 6, 2019. 6:30 pm. Visitors are welcome.

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

Guest demo artist will be Kandace Green on Block Printing.

Learn about Kandace from a profile on Voyage Dallas: http://voyagedallas.com/interview/meet-kandace-green-good-cheer-paper-co-coppell/

The …

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Spirit is Ageless April 27th Art Show

The artwork in the 2019 Spirit is Ageless Contest is on view April 1 – 29 at the CC Young – Pavilion & Point (4847 W. Lawther in Dallas). Entry was open to anyone over 60. https://www.ccyoung.org/2019-spirit-is-ageless-art-contest-celebration-of-artists-writers

The Awards Reception and Celebration of Artists & Writers will be Saturday, April 27 at 10:15 am the …

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May 5th: Cinco de Mayo Art Fair: Make & Take and Multicultural Art Exhibit Reception in Irving

The Irving Art Association Members Meeting for May will take the form of an Art Fair Make & Take — we’ll host various art activities honoring Cinco de Mayo: creating Mexican luminaries, printmaking using Mexican-theme stencils and more.

The combined art fair / meeting / reception takes place on Sunday, May 5th from 2-4 …

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FLEASTYLE: Dallas Spring Show April 26 & 27

Dallas Market Hall, North Hall (2200 N Stemmons FWY, Dallas, Texas)

It’s that time of the year again! Our Dallas show spans over 80,000 square feet and highlights more than 150 vendors selling handmade, vintage and unique fashion, home and lifestyle goods. http://fleastyle.com/springshow/

We welcome thousands of shoppers to our two-day event that includes food, bars, …

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Midlothian Wine & Arts Festival April 27

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2019 Creative Arts Competition at the State Fair of Texas call for entries

The State Fair of Texas has been around since 1886. That’s over 130 years of a Texas Celebration. This year’s fair runs September 27 – October 20, 2019 at Fair Park in Dallas. Be a part of the tradition – after all, it is the year we’re ‘Celebrating Texas Creativity.’

Creative Arts Registration is open! …

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Art Students to Receive 2019 DADA Scholarship Awards & Exhibition

The 2019 DADA Scholarship Awards & Exhibition, Opening Reception and Ceremony May 9

The Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA) will honor 10 Booker T. Washington High School visual art students on May 9 from 6-8 p.m. Join DADA to celebrate talented young artists at the Awards & Exhibition – Opening Ceremony at One Arts …

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May 1: Acclaimed Architects Calvin TsAO & Zack McKOWN Speak at the Dallas Architecture Forum

The Dallas Architecture Forum Presents

Interior Design Hall of Fame and Architectural Digest AD 100 Honorees

TsAO & McKOWN

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art

The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, concludes its 2018-2019 lecture season on …

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Bosque Art Classic entry deadline May 28

34th Annual Bosque Art Classic

The Bosque Art Classic is an annual juried & judged art show & sale hosted by the BAC Art Council. Over the years, it has become a national show which includes entries from international artists as well. The show is currently in its 33rd year. It is open to all …

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Southlake’s Art in the Square April 26 – 28

In April 2019 Art In The Square will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Art In The Square is held at Southlake Town Square in Southlake TX, a unique, open-air lifestyle shopping district with more than 120 shops and dozens of fine restaurants.

http://www.artinthesquare.com/

The artists were selected from over 700 applications to Art In The …

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The USA Film Festival Announces SCHEDULE OF EVENTS April 24 – 28

The USA Film Festival announces the schedule of events for the 49th Annual USA Film Festival, April 24 – 28, 2019.  Celebrating Dallas Arts Month, all programs will be held at the Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas.  Advance tickets are available exclusively through Ticketmaster beginning April 10, 2019.

The exciting …

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