Sharon Giles

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Register for Fall Art Classes at El Centro / DCCCD

Register today for fall art classes at El Centro College and other DCCCD colleges! Registration ends Aug. 21st!

Check out the full list of classes at https://schedule.dcccd.edu/FALL/ECC/Prefix/ARTS#elcentrocollege#eccart#fall#DCCCD

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Painting a “Catrina” / Pintando una “Catrina” Oct 12

Join me to do a colorful “Catrina” painting with acrylics on a 12×14 canvas with the option to add some decorations, if you like. Painting special to celebrate a Mexican tradition “The Day Of The Death
Artist: Lety Garcia

Saturday Oct 12 : 10 AM – 2 PM

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, …

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Please Join CADD for a Bus Tour on Saturday, August 24th!

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas presents
CADD BUS TOUR
Saturday, August 24th
10:30 am – 2:30 pm

This Bus Tour is limited to 20 seats. Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased at the link below. PURCHASE TICKETS

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas is excited to announce the next installment of its popular Bus Tour program. …

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Balloon Fest Paint Out: call for artists

Three artist groups are partnering for an exciting plein air event: Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS), Outdoor Painters Society and Plano Art Association.

BALLO)N FEST PAINT OUT
Plano, TX
Sept. 20 – 22, 2019

Artists, you MUST register at: https://www.outdoorpainterssociety.com/event-3432158  for FREE parking, FREE entry, Special Artists Tent, to display your business cards and work for sale …

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2019 Irving Art Association Animal Awards Competition call for entries

September 1 – 27, 2019
Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving TX 75062
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Formerly a national show, the show is open to area artists, with no shipping.  Online entries (NO IMAGES REQUIRED) are due Thursday, August 29, by midnight with drop-off on Saturday, August 31 10am-2pm. Up …

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VAGF meeting August 19: How to take better smartphone pictures than your kids

VAGF Monthly Meeting
Monday, August 19, 7-9 PM

3rd MONDAY of each month
Frisco Fine Arts Gallery, 7227 Main Street Suite 400 Frisco, TX 75034

How to Take Better Smartphone Pictures Than Your Kids
The workshop is free for VAGF members. $15 for non-members.

We’ll also have a mini-critique during the evening, so bring a piece of …

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Common Knowledge Exhibit at the Armadillo – Reception August 16

Common Knowledge will be an open-themed, contemporary and fine art exhibition at Armadillo Art Gallery, on display from August 16th – September 15th, 2019.

You are graciously invited to attend the opening reception of Common Knowledge: a contemporary collective, to be held on Friday, August 16th, between 6:00 – 9:00 PM. It will be …

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Beverly Fuqua: A Memorial Exhibit – Reception Aug. 18

August 10 – 30, 2019
Reception and Memorial on Sunday, August 18, 2-4pm

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

The Irving Art Association is proud to honor the memory of former IAA President Beverly Fuqua (Koehler) with an exhibit of over 50 works of her art …

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ArtsGoggle registration extended through Sept. 2

REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN for artists applying for ArtsGoggle 2019 on Saturday, October 19.

Artist applications:  https://portal.nearsouthsidefw.org/login

Registration for all of the categories will be open until Monday, September 2, at midnight. Visit the website now to submit your registration for Fort Worth’s biggest festival of local art and music. ArtsGoggle is on Saturday, …

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Third Thursday Art Walk at the Dragon Street Galleries

Third Thursday’s Art Walk with the Dragon Street Galleries
Dallas Design District, Dallas Tx 75207
The Third Thursday of every month, 5 – 8 PM

August 15, 2019

Join the Dragon Street Galleries for Third Thursdays, a monthly casual art walk on the length of Dragon street with different businesses and galleries participating each month. This month, join …

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Portrait Painting Made Easier August 29 – 31

FIRST OF THREE WORKSHOPS:
AUGUST PORTRAIT WORKSHOP 
“PORTRAIT PAINTING MADE EASIER“

Thursday, August 29    Friday, August 30   Saturday, August 31
9:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.

Portrait painting is never easy! However, there are proven techniques that will make the path to excellent portraits easier to navigate. This workshop will revisit many fundamentals that will help attendees gain confidence …

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HALCYON call for entries

Halcyon will be an open-themed, contemporary and fine art exhibition at The Janette Kennedy Art Gallery, in downtown Dallas Texas, from December 4th, 2019 – January 3rd, 2020. This intimate exhibition will include small collections from each accepted artist. Opening reception to be held on Saturday, December 7th, 6 – 9 PM.

https://www.envisionartshow.com/halcyon

Accepting …

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August 21st VALA Member Meeting @ Blue House Too — Journal Book Creation

VALA holds OPEN MEETINGS on the 3rd WEDNESDAYs OF THE MONTH at 7:30pm – 9:00pm

***NEXT MEETING : Aug 21st 2019***

AT BLUE HOUSE TOO GALLERY 934 Watters Creek Blvd., Allen TX

RSVP to VALA member Journal Book Workshop 0.00

In the spirit of Drawing and Journals , VALA will be hosting a …

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Resin Art Workshop Aug. 18

https://www.valatx.org/tickets/resinws

RESIN ART WORKSHOP

By Christine Smith-Atkins

In this workshop you will learn to combine pigments with Resin and pour onto a 16” x 16” Gesso panel board to create a beautiful compelling piece of abstract art! You can use acrylic paint to paint your board first to create an interesting base painting for added …

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Annual Summer Art Festival at Southwest Gallery August 17 & 18

Escape the heat and refresh your mind at Southwest Gallery’s 
Annual Summer Art FestivalAugust 17th & 18th
from 1 to 5 pm both days

Experience 15 artists making art while enjoying jewelry trunk shows,  live music, food, and fun!

Artists Painting on Site: Clinton Broyles, Lynwood Bennett, Gene Brown, Robert Fobear, Manuel Garza, Ann Hardy, Dennis Johnson, …

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Let’s Cruise Album with Gena at Big Mouth Scrappers Aug. 31

On Saturday, August 31st, Gena will sit with you and show you how to make the fabulous “Let’s Cruise” album to show off your favorite cruise vacation photos. Class begins at 10:30 am and ends at 5:00 pm or whenever you are finished. Kits available after class is completed for those that cannot join …

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Review of Printmaking Basics $25 Sept. 14

Quarterly Fine Art Skills Workshops:

Review the basic skills and techniques of fine art: painting, drawing, painting, and mixed media. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association. Class fee $25 per session. Pay by PayPal or check.

All students must be registered and 18 years of age.

REGISTER ONLINE – PAY $25 BY PAYPAL OR …

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TVAA presents HOT CHILD IN THE CITY

Hot Child In the City: August Abstracted
August 5th – September 6th, 2019

TVAA.ORG

Curated by local artist Deborah Hartigan-Viestenz, this show invites you to embrace the summer heat and show us your abstract offspring. Reflect on your feelings, frame of mind and emotions during the hottest month of the year. No boundaries are set, nothing …

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Creations Exhibit Reception August 8th

Sponsored by VAGF – the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco

Aug. 5th – Sept. 27, 2019

Reception, Thursday, Aug. 8 6-8pm

One River School of Art + Design 3288 Main Street Suite 102 Frisco, Texas 75033 United States (469) 362-8136

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Art Mania Festival August 9

https://www.facebook.com/events/427025198063012

ART MANIA FESTIVAL is a one of a kind Arts and Music event featuring works by Local and International Artists and Musicians!

Friday, August 9 at 5pm!

Lofty Spaces816 Montgomery Street, Dallas, Texas 75215

LIVE Portraits 🎭🎨🎭
LIVE PAINTING 🎨🎨🎨
Face and BODY Painting ****

Artists and Vendors!!

planoartfair@yahoo.com

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Spirit of the West call for entries

2019 SPIRIT OF THE WEST ART SHOW
12-Sep-2019 through 24-Oct-2019

Sponsored by the Weatherford Art Association

Doss Heritage & Cultural Center -1400 Texas Drive, Weatherford 817-599-6168S

Awards Ceremony–Thursday, September 19th–6:30 PM @ The Doss

Download & Print: Call for Artists, Prospectus and Entry Form

Categories: This is an all media show, therefore, there is only …

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Poetry Mail Art Call

Send your Poem with or without an illustration
Curated by Junanne Peck / junannepeck@mac.com
All Submissions remain the property of the artist

All submissions will be on display at the Irving Art Association’s Gallery along with “Voice and Vision” Art Exhibit
August 25 – September 27, 2019

Free Theme, Technique, and size
No …

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Copic Club birthday card project August 17

Registration is officially open for our next Copic Club class.  It will be held at the Jaycee Arts Center in Irving on Saturday, August 17th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

This month, we’ll create a beautiful birthday card for someone special in your life using this elegant floral image by Simon Says Stamp.  We’ll …

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Ceramics Classes at Tarrant County College Northeast

SIGN UP NOW for FALL 2019 @)! https://www.tccd.edu/
TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE, NORTHEAST CAMPUS
It is as close as you can get to Abby Road in Texas!

Ceramic Art Classes are starting early–Sign up by  Aug. 7th. TCC NE is the biggest Ceramic program in the area,

CERAMICS I CERAMICS II & CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR …

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Animalia opens August 2

Animalia

August 2 – August 21, 2019

RECEPTION: Friday, August 2, 2019 @ 6 PM – 9 PM

Fort Worth Community Arts Center. ​https://www.fwcac.com/post/animalia

Animalia, the Latin name for the kingdom of animals, is the title of an exhibition that addresses a subject that has been of perennial interest to artists …

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Animals and Artifacts Clay Sculpture Workshop Aug. 10

A 2-day sculpture workshop August 10-11, at Yarmouth Studio with Ariel and Sweety Bowman. $250. 0nly 2 spots available, hands-on sculpting with Clay supplied by   Trinity Ceramic Supply. 6524 Orchard Dr., Flower Mound TX.

FLYER ARIEL & SWEETY AUG. 10 WORKSHOP 2019Download

Email  Arielbowman@gmail.com for details or call 817-266-6976 and reserve a spot as a …

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Mixed Media Art Workshop in DFW – “Layers, Colors & Voices”

LAYERS, COLORS & VOICES Sep 27, 28 & 29, 2019
DFW Area, Texas

What is it?

A 3-day workshop on abstract painting, that will explore techniques, tools and practices to engage with acrylic paint, ink and other mixed media.
Abstract painting can be intimidating and many talented artists consciously avoid trying their hands in it. The …

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Visual Art League of Lewisville Art Talks: Tina Alvarez on August 13

The Visual Art League of Lewisville presents Tina Alvarez as our August
speaker.  On Tuesday, August 13th from 7-9 in classroom 1 of the MCL
Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles Street, Lewisville, she will present her
program “ART IN THE DARK”.

She will lead a discussion about creating “black light” art for …

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Art in the Atrium 19 deadline August 21

The City of Frisco seeks original, 2-Dimensional artworks by artists from Frisco and the surrounding area for the 19th installment of Art in the Atrium. Art in the Atrium 19 will showcase artistic excellence in the region, encourage public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art, and promote the City’s cultural initiatives. 

Art in …

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Exhibitions around Texas — calls for entries

Apply through CaFE http://callforentry.org

AMoA Biennial 600: Textile/Fiber

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6672

Entry Deadline: 8/10/19

The AMoA Biennial 600: Textile/Fiber will be an exhibition of artworks selected by a juror from entries submitted by artists residing within a 600-mile radius of Amarillo, Texas. The exhibition will be on view October 11—December 22, 2019.

Juror: Alec Unkovic, Exhibitions …

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Public Art Calls around Texas through publicartist.org

Name of Call: First Basin Credit Union Headquarters – Odessa, TX
Eligibility: Country: United States
Budget: $120,000
Deadline: 8/1/19

First Basin Credit Union (FBCU), in partnership with Odessa Arts, invites professional artists or artist teams, to submit qualifications to design and fabricate a significant piece to enhance the outdoor plaza of the community room …

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Watercolor tips & techniques with Sarah Murphy August 24

Basic introduction to Water Colors. Learn the tips and techniques with Sarah Murphy. Registration Required.
Fee: $60.00
Saturday, 24 August 10 AM -2 PM

REGISTER: $60 Payment through PayPal (you don’t need a PayPal account — just a debit or credit card)

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061
Age: Adults …

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Garret Pendergrass Pottery classes in Near Southside

Garret Pendergrass Pottery is not a new business to Fort Worth, but it is new to the Near Southside! Garret has finally moved his pottery studio into its new home on Hurley Avenue, just south of Magnolia. The renovation has been a long labor of love, but the day has finally come for Garret to …

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Irving’s Heritage Senior Arts Festival August 1

The Heritage Senior Center in Irving will again host a Senior Arts Festival in August. The Center will exhibit art by senior citizens 50+ all month. Reception will be Thursday, August 1st, 6:00-8:30 pm and will feature demonstrations by art instructors and musical entertainment by senior citizen musicians.

Address: Heritage Senior Center, 200 S Jefferson …

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Artists Enclave Celebrates Texas: FUNDANGO August 20

Art enthusiasts are looking forward to an evening of fun when Artists Enclave of Denton County puts on its second annual Fundango, 5:30-8 p.m., August 20 at Mulberry Street Cantina, 110 West Mulberry Street.

Frenchy’s Lawn Services and Mulberry Street Cantina join premier sponsor AccessBank Texas in supporting Fundango Texas Style. Guests will enjoy barbecue …

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