Sharon Giles

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Western National Exhibit opens Aug. 4th; closing reception Aug. 29th

The Western National opens Aug 4, and runs until Aug 29, with a closing reception 6-8pm Saturday Aug 29, at the Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary, 1412 14th St, in Plano TX.  It will feature 60 artworks in a full variety of 2D media, from 53 artists living in 18 states.  The theme of the show was …

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2020 Plano Music & Arts Festival Oct. 10 & 11

In conjunction with Visit Plano, Bud Light, Bass Pro Shops, and Outlaw Nation are proud to present the 2020 Plano Music & Arts Festival, on October 10 and 11, from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM, at beautiful Southfork Ranch. Come and enjoy major concerts, fine art displays, a classic car show, and dozens of fun …

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Tuesday Painters / Thursday Art Group 2020 Show

Irving Art Association presents the annual show by the Tuesday Painters group, currently on display in the large gallery. Participation in the show has been expanded to members of the new Thursday Art Group. The show includes 54 artworks — beautiful examples of many different art media and styles.

The gallery is open by …

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The Meadows acquires an Alonso Cano drawing and more

MEADOWS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NEW ACQUISITIONS Alonso Cano (Spanish, 1601–1667), The Death of Mary Magdalene, c. 1645–50. Pen and gray‐brown ink on laid paper, 3 ½ x 7 ½ in. (9 x 19 cm). Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Museum purchase with funds from The Meadows Foundation, MM.2020.05. Photo by Kevin Todora. Drawings by Alonso Cano and …

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A Letter from the Friends of the Bath House

August 18, 2020

The Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center represent a community of 6,000 people who support the Arts in Dallas and the Bath House Cultural Center.  

The Bath House Cultural Center (BHCC) is being devastated by budget cuts. The Manager, Marty Van Kleeck, was compelled to take retirement and funding for …

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Lunch & Learn via Zoom from the Irving Arts Center

Lunch & Learn!

It’s FREE to get art smart! Lunch & Learn at Irving Arts Center has gone virtual! Every Tuesday from 12-1:30 pm, an informal adult education program meets weekly on Zoom to discuss art topics that tie into current exhibitions at Irving Arts Center galleries. Videos, lectures, peer presentations and guest speakers are some …

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Paper Mache Witchery – Thursday classes in September (Irving)

Thursdays – Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 at 7 PM – 9 PM

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

Have fun with Halloween creativity in this four-session hands-on workshop led by Michele Quarton.

Students will create 2 Halloween witches using the ancient magic medium …

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Espejo y Caja Decorados/ Decorated Mirror and Box (bilingual class in Irving)

Wednesdays, September 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2020 – 7 PM-9 PM |
El MiércolesSeptiembre 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 7 PM to 9 PM
Jayce Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association

Clases de arte en Espanol – Lupita Padilla
Instructor Name: Lupita Padilla
Email: lupitapadilla@gmail.com
Supply Fee …

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Ellis County Art Association: 2020 Members Holiday Show

CALL FOR ART – 2020 MEMBERS HOLIDAY SHOW

Announcing – Call for entry and submission is now being accepted for the Annual Members Holiday Show and Sale!   Up to 3 pieces may be entered. The deadline for online entry is October 25, 2020.  Cash awards will be determined based on entry fees collected.    

CLICK HERE …

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VAGF Online Meeting Aug. 17 – Selling Art & Collectors

VAGF Monthly Meeting

Monday, August 17 from 7 pm – 8:15 pm
Meeting via Zoom:
Register here 
After registration via Eventbrite, you will receive a zoom link in the Eventbrite confirmation email (click on the orange button to see zoom link).
VAGF members, look for an email from VAGF membership for a discount code.
For any questions regarding discount code …

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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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Ro2 presents “2020” August 16

Join us on Sunday August 16 for ‘2020’: A group exhibition exploring our current condition and possibilities for the future.

Ro2 Art is proud to present: 2020

OPENING RECEPTION
Sunday, August 16
12-5 PM

Limited attendance reception
(via Eventbrite, 10 visitors each timeslot)

On View
August 15 – September 19, 2020

Ro2 Art | Downtown
110 North Akard St.
Dallas, TX 75201

Ro2 Art is excited …

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Cottonwood Art Festival Cancels October 2020 Show

Fine art is a resplendent balance of relinquished control, harnessed efforts, and unlocked creativity.  While the 51st Cottonwood Art Festival has made the essential decision to cancel, the festival remains focused on promoting the artists and celebrating their work. More than 200 artists from across the country and abroad were set to travel to the City …

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Alla Prima Portraits with Oil Paints on Canvas Sept. 19

Saturday September 19th :10 AM – 4 PM

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

Alla prima or wet-on-wet , is a painting technique in which layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint. Used mostly in oil painting, the …

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Paint Parties ONLINE Video Series – FREE

Paint Parties ONLINE Video Series is FINALLY here… Only 10 minutes long. This is a FREE 3-Part Training Series called Paint Parties Online!

Are you ready for it? I hope so! I am going to drop a TON of knowledge in my upcoming Paint Party Online Workshop all about The Future of Paint Parties and Video 1 …

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3D Mixed Media on Board – Thursdays in September

Thursdays – Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 at 7 PM – 9 PM

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

Come explore the possibilities with Mixed Media Art in this four-session hands-on workshop facilitated by mixed media artist Jose Angel Hernandez. By the end of …

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Introduction to Abstract Modern Art – Fridays in September

Fridays in September 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th : 7 PM – 9 PM

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

Welcome! We’ll have some fun each Friday learning how to make abstract art.

My name is Aidan: As a former school teacher and abstract artist, I’ll …

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TEXAS NOW Online Showcase at Artspace111.com

Interested in what is happening in Texas Art right now? All of the artists who submitted to the Texas Juried Exhibition are included in the TEXAS NOW Online Showcase, an online exhibition at Artspace111.com. This online exhibition will be live from July 25th to August 29th. Explore a wide breadth of talented artists in a …

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CEDARS UNION news – virtual programs

CEDARS UNION HAPPENINGS

Hello from The Cedars Union!

This past month has been one of reorienting ourselves to the long game of 2020. We’ve now had two months of being reopen to members, and five months of virtual programming. The time has come to stop waiting for a return to normalcy and move forward with …

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WHEN IT’S RIGHT IT’S RIGHT new exhibit at Webb Gallery with Bearghost & Block

New SIGHT-SOUNDS zine exhibits

We just launched a new SIGHT – SOUNDS exhibit on our webbsite that we are SUPER excited about! Art & playlist – ENJOY! When It’s Right It’s Right with Ricky Bearghost & Carl Block. When It’s Right It’s Right playlist…….

WEBB GALLERY 209 W. Franklin – Waxahachie Texas www.webbartgallery.com – open …

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Garland Grants

GCAC 2020-21 Grant Program

The Garland Cultural Arts Commission, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2020-21 Grant Program for local arts groups, historic preservation organizations and other artistic entities.

Applications are now available at the Granville Arts Center Box Office, located at 300 N. Fifth Street in Downtown Garland. Applications will be available between 10 …

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Artists Circle Call for Art: Fantasy – deadline Aug. 15

Fantasy- Art that depicts magical or other supernatural themes, ideas, and creatures. It takes on the style of a graphic novel with the work being representational and natural rather than in an abstract interpretation.

Submission Deadline: Saturday, August 15th at midnight
Notification and Publication Date: Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

The Artist’s Circle is an online gallery …

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2020 Merging Visions Exhibit now online

https://dentonarts.com/mergingvisions2020

A collaborative exhibit of art and poetry presented by the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) and the Denton Poets Assembly.

For more about VAST see http://vastarts.org

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This weekend at The Cove: The Essence of Light – Inspiring Images from Darby LaGrave and Linda Herbert

the COVE
402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, both at thecovemckinney.

THIS WEEKEND
Aug. 14-16:  Linda Herbert and Darby LaGrave

UPCOMING WEEKENDS:
Aug. 21-22:  Jesus Moreno
Aug. 28-29:  Janak Narayan

Kindly wear your mask, use hand hygiene products provided, and observe social distancing from patrons not in your party.

The Essence of Light:  Paintings by Linda …

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Artists Circle Call for Art: Floral – deadline Sept. 1

Floral- Art using floral and plant themes to create a balanced, bright, pleasing artwork composition.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, September 1st at midnight
Notification and Publication Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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 …

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Michael Holter Online Watercolor Workshop: A River Runs… Aug. 15

Another “High Noon” Watercolor Workshop “A River Runs…” Join me for this 3 hour webinar which 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,  (Note: Elements …

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Arcadia Art Show (AASH) call for entries

Submit your art now for the international juried Arcadia Art Show Vol. 4! $1100 in prizes. Submission guidelines: www.artshowtyler.com

Arcadia Art SHow – an international juried art show hosted in the Arcadia Theater in historic dowtown Tyler, Tx, which is currently the headquarters of Martin Walker Law firm.

Apply at https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7913

KEY DATES:

Entries Due: midnight, …

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Turtle Creek Arts Festival applications due Aug. 20

Turtle Creek Arts Festival 2020 (4th Annual)
Reverchon Park, 2400 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas, Tx
Event Dates: 10/17/20 – 10/18/20
Application Deadline: 8/20/20 Midnight MST
turtlecreekartsfestival.com/

Apply through Zapp https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=8094

Turtle Creek Fine Arts Festival kicks off its annual event in Reverchon Park, a 43-acre community park. Winding its way through the heart of Dallas, Turtle Creek is charming with its …

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Kingsville Sculpture on Main call for entries – deadline 8/15

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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Calls for Artists around Texas & Neighboring States

CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition
apply at https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7916
October 17, 2020 – November 20, 2020
5&J Gallery: 1106 5th Street, Lubbock, TX 79401
CASPFEST: ART+FILM+POETRY+MUSIC
October 17, 2020 [physical, plus virtual & broadcast]

Fee: $15.00 (CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition)
Entry Deadline: 8/17/20
Presented by Charles Adams Studio Project, CASPFEST is a celebration of art, film, poetry, & music, which aims to showcase exceptional …

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Artcycle Studio – Let’s Paint Series online classes with VET

Artcycle Studio – Let’s Paint Series
Thursdays, August 13, 20, 27 & Sept 3, 2020
6-8 pm – $50

Artcycle Studio offers real-time online instructions in various art mediums with professional  artist, VET.  The Let’s Paint Series includes 4 weekly – 2hr sessions of painting instructions, special effect techniques and tool usage, as well as, a few professional tips that will enhance your painting skills. Previous experience is not required. This intimate …

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August CADD Openings

CADD EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS 08.15.20

OPENING EXHIBITION ONLINE VIEWING: WEDNESDAY, 08.12.20 GALLERY VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT: SATURDAY, 08.15.20
CONDUIT GALLERY
EXQUISITE CORPSE
93 ARTISTS PARTICIPATING IN WHICH 3 ARTISTS EACH DO ONE PART OF A 3 PART DRAWING. 41 ONE WORKS IN ALL. A FEW OF THE ARTISTS INCLUDE JAMES SULLIVAN, SUSAN K. GRANT, JUAN FONTANIVE, HEYD FONTENOT, MARGARET …

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Ruth Francis Show & Reception Aug 6 – 15 at Giddens Gallery

You are invited
Ruth’s Reception
& Show
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

“Out West”
by Ruth Francis

SHOW
Thursday Aug 6 – Saturday Aug 15, 2020
Gallery open Tuesday – Saturday
11:00am – 6:00pm

RECEPTION
Come in and meet/see Ruth
Saturday Aug 8, 2020

6:00 PM till 9:00 PM

For details & Parking

Ruth Francis Art Show & Reception Aug 6th – …

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Julie England: Landscapes@Elevation

Solo art exhibit is now on display at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, across the street from the Amon Carter American Art Museum.

This art exhibit will be on view M – Sa., 9am-5pm, July 24 – August 29th. Feel free to see a digital preview online at https://www.julieenglandart.com/art-work/landscape-at-elevation/ 

And exhibition photos at: https://www.julieenglandart.com/blog/

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FREE Art Kits while supplies last

The videos for instruction are online on the Oak Cliff Cultural Center’s channel here:
 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpY25umbDxE7sUdu6p-_Cw
 
https://www.facebook.com/pg/LCCDallas/events/?ref=page_internal

View a listing of other scheduled Artcycle Club workshops and events
with artist, VET,  http://artcycletx.blogspot.com/

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