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Request for Proposals #18130 – Holiday Show for Prairie Lights

The City of Grand Prairie Purchasing division is seeking sealed proposals to obtain an annual price agreement for a holiday show for the Parks, Arts & Recreation Department’s annual Prairie Lights event.

Proposals are due prior to 2:00pm on September 5, 2018.

For more information or a copy of the proposal specification, please contact …

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Opening Sept. 1st at Inner Space: From Falsehood’s Glitter

Opening: 09/01/2018 4-7pm

Inner Space: a chamber gallery

7923 Mohawk Dr. Dallas, TX 75235

Inner Space: a chamber gallery presents From Falsehood’s Glitter – a two-person exhibition by Los Angeles Artist Brandon Barr and Dallas Artist Gina Orlando. Both artists working at the intersection of digital technology and traditional media. In a time dubbed …

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Arts After School – Greater Denton Arts Council

New and Improved! This year, Arts After School is aligned with TEKS curriculum standards so the fun your kids are having out of school complements their work in school!

Fire up your imagination as we delve into the world of mythological creatures! Used to teach morals, convey the power of rulers, and explain natural …

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Figure Stones

A stunning Handaxe figure stone find from the UK. Watch the video to be stunned in disbelief at the artistic skill of our very distant ancestors.

Figure stone video

More can be seen at Eoliths and Figure Stones Blog

Submitted by Figure Stones. Email: brettroxmartin@gmail.com

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Nomadic Fungi: Germination To Propagation

This exhibition by the Nomadic Fungi Institute brings together the most comprehensive collection of information currently available in regards to the growth and propagation of Nomadic Fungi.

Nomadic Fungi are a mutated species that have adapted to feed on automobiles. They have the capacity to infiltrate cars and extract nutrients directly from them by rapidly …

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Paint Under the Tuscan Sun!

I’d like to invite you to come Paint Under the Tuscan Sun! Registration now open. Join me in Lucca, Italy and stay in an exquisite 17th century Italian Villa next October (2019)…come for session 1, October 5-12; session 2, October 12-19, or sign up for both! (15% discount for both sessions). The weather in …

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Summer Art Festival at The Artists Showplace Gallery on August 25

Come cool off at The Artists Showplace Gallery’s second annual indoor Summer Art Festival on Saturday, August 25, from noon to 5:00 p.m. This fun-filled day for the whole family will feature light bites, frozen margaritas, live music, and live art demonstrations by 10+ featured artists. The festival will also feature an informative art …

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The Space Between reception August 24 at Haggerty Gallery

The Space Between

Show Dates: August 25 to September, 2018

 

Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery & Thompson Loggia

Curator remarks | 5:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Reception | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

 

The Space Between features handmade artist books and printed works that converge around the idea of …

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Arts After School in Denton

New and Improved! This year, Arts After School is aligned with TEKS curriculum standards so the fun your kids are having out of school complements their work in school!

Fire up your imagination as we delve into the world of mythological creatures! Used to teach morals, convey the power of rulers, and explain natural …

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Dramatic Portraits in Colored Pencil Nov. 2 – 5

Jesse Lane Colored Pencil: Super Workshop November 2-5

Learn how to create a dramatic, realistic portrait in this intensive workshop with award-winning artist Jesse Lane.

In this four-day super workshop, Jesse will share his signature portraiture style.

You’ll learn Jesse’s special tips for creating

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Fun-Dango August 21 – benefiting Artists Enclave of Denton County

Salsa for the Arts:

Artists Enclave of Denton County invites arts supporters everywhere to our sizzling summer fundraiser, FUN-DANGO, hosted by Mulberry Street Cantina (110 West Mulberry Street, Denton TX 76201) Tuesday,August 21st, 5:30PM – 8PM.

Sponsor AccessBank Texas welcomes guests with a colorful Fun-Dango banner designed by Thomas Wayne Light. Enjoy Big Fatty’s …

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Photographing 2D Artwork Workshop Sept. 23

If you’re an artist you know how important it is to get excellent, accurate photos of your finished pieces before they leave your studio. At the least, you want a record of your work and a way to include sold pieces in your portfolio. Or maybe you’d like to print cards or reproductions of …

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Call for entries – Travel – deadline August 26

Call for Artworks! Do you like to travel? Share with us artworks inspired by travel: road trips, beach vacation, travel abroad or in US, historical landmarks or national parks, places you visited or your dream vacation. Paintings, drawings, mixed media and photography artworks.

Artworks to be displayed during September – November, 2018 at Launch …

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Artist Studio Space Available

I have a 1500 sq/ft studio space in Irving, Texas and I am looking for a studio mate  Rent would be $250 per month and gives 24/7 access to the studio. I am a sculptor  and use of all my tools and equipment come as part of the deal. I will send photos if interested.

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Kendra Give Back Party! Sept. 14

Join us for sips, sweets, and jewels. 20% of purchases made during the event hours will be given back to HeARTS of Maya. If you are unable to attend the event, please contact the Kendra Scott store at (469) 804-8538 to place a phone order. Be sure to mention the event!

Submitted by Meghan …

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Artist Opportunity

Artist needed – I am looking for an artist who can create a large sculpture from my client’s products  (visible at www.pieresearch.com) to attract attention at trade shows. The products are plastic wheels and cups 6″ – 12″ in diameter or length. I can deliver products for you to work with. I need a sketch …

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Art in the Atrium 17 deadline August 20

Art in the Atrium 17
Submission Deadline: August 20
https://friscotexas.gov/840/Art-in-the-Atrium

FREE to enter

The mission of the City of Frisco Public Art Program is to enrich Frisco’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy by bringing dynamic contemporary art to a broad audience of residents and visitors.

In keeping with that …

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Art Walk @ Goldmark August 18

If you haven’t visited the Goldmark Cultural Center yet, the August Art Walk would be a great time to do so! In addition to the open artist studios from 12-4 pm, there will also be a pop-up shop filled with a variety of original creative wares, and an opening reception of ‘Echo’ – an …

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Figment Artist Meet & Greet at Craft & Growler Sept. 4

FIGMENT Dallas to host Artist and Volunteer Meet & Greet on Tuesday 9/4/2018 from 5-8pm at Craft and Growler (3601 Parry, Dallas 75226).

Craft and Growler will donate $1 from every beer purchased to FIGMENT Dallas, a 501(c)3 nonprofit event taking place this autumn.

FIGMENT Dallas will hold a networking event and fundraiser at …

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‘Abstract Dreams’ Brigitte Salvans opens August 19 at Blue House Too

‘Abstract Dreams’: A modern art exhibit featuring the works of Brigitte Salvans

https://allenartsalliance.org/bh2/abstract-dreams-brigitte-salvans/

Sunday, August 19th–Sunday, September 30th

A cordial invitation to celebrate the beautiful life of Allen artist, Brigitte Salvans, through her inspiring artistry and creative spirit.

Opening Reception: Sunday, August 19th 2:00-4:00pm

Blue House Too, 934 Watters Creek Blvd, Allen, TX 75013

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Martin Lawrence Galleries Announces a Fall Auction Season Like No Other

Live Auctions in Dallas, TX (9/28) and Costa Mesa, CA (9/29), participation at all 9 Locations Across the Country. 

Martin Lawrence Galleries (MLG), the nation’s preeminent network of fine art galleries specializing in unique paintings, drawings, sculpture and limited-edition graphics, once again celebrates Fall with a spectacular auction-showcasing the work of 40 of the world’s …

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Samuel Lynne Galleries Presents David Yarrow: Relentless

Samuel Lynne Galleries is pleased to announce the opening reception for David Yarrow’s exhibition Relentless on Saturday, September 8th, from 5-8pm. The artist will be in attendance at the opening reception, and the exhibition will be on view through October 13, 2018. David Yarrow has established an impressive collector audience in Dallas, TX, and we …

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Beginning Watercolor at Studio Art House

Starting August 13th, We will be offering Beginning Watercolor Classes on Monday’s from 6:30-8:30pm and advanced watercolor from 10am-12pm at our Flower Mound Location.

Students learn to use elements and principles of design to create full, functional, and stylish compositions. Through the step by step guidance of an instructor students are encouraged to develop their own …

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Call for Artists “All the World’s a Stage” deadline August 15

Artists Enclave of Denton County presents “All the World’s a Stage”, a juried exhibit of 2D art by Artists Enclave members only. https://artistsenclavedenton.com/

“All the World’s a Stage” will be exhibited Sept. 10th – Nov. 2nd at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E Hickory St., Denton, TX.

Submissions:
Deadline to submit work is …

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2018 Keller’s Got Talent call for art

City of Keller and Keller ISD resident artists… Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Keller’s Got Talent” Art Show & Competition. If you are 18 or older, paint with acrylics, oil, or watercolor; draw in colored pencil or graphite; throw clay or create jewelry, or have mastered the camera and Photoshop, we …

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Artists needed: Cleos-Creations Studio/Gallery

Come join us every 3rd Saturday at Music City Mall in Lewisville, Texas for our monthly art walk.  All artist are welcome. If interested, please contact: Cleo Boone of Cleos-Creations Studio/Gallery.

Submitted by Cleo Boone. Email: Marketingcleoscreations@gmail.com

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The Catholic Foundation Art Competition-A Year on the Plaza – deadline Aug. 23

Come visit The Catholic Foundation’s 50th Year Anniversary gift to the people of Dallas, and see a new piece of art installed each fall in this unique urban oasis. Share the exciting upcoming 2018 annual competition details with your local professional artist friends.  $2500 first prize, plus your work will be on the Plaza Wall for one …

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I am Woman – Oct. 6 artist reception for Missy Burton

You are cordially invited to the artist reception of Missy Burton featuring works from her newest series entitled I Am Woman. In this body of work, Burton explores the powerful complexity of the female essence using black & white photography and poetry.

Sat, October 6, 2018  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

McKinney Performing Arts …

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CLEOS-CREATIONS STUDIO / GALLERY call for artists

Looking for artists for our monthly art walk and our new local artists gallery in

CLEOS-CREATIONS STUDIO/ GALLERY

at 2401 S. Stemmons freeway, Lewisville, Texas 75067

https://www.cleoscreationsdallas.com/   https://www.facebook.com/CleosCreationsDallas/

We are currently looking for artist to participate and showcase in our Fine Arts Studio located inside of Music City …

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Opening Reception and artist talk for Zhuang Hong Yi: ‘In Full Bloom’

Dallas Design District Gallery, Laura Rathe Fine Art, announces a highly anticipated solo exhibition ‘In Full Bloom’, featuring new works by internationally acclaimed artist, Zhuang Hong Yi. LRFA will be hosting the opening reception on Saturday, September 8th from 6:00-8:30pm with artist talk at 7pm moderated by gallery owner, Laura Rathe.

Brilliantly colorful and …

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Pastel Society of the Southwest 2018 Juried Exhibition call deadline August 10

The Pastel Society of the Southwest is having its 37th Annual Juried Competition.  Deadline for entry is August 10, 2018 through onlinejuriedshows at http://www.onlinejuriedshows.com.

The exhibition will be held at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine from October 1st through October 31st, 2018.   Awards and reception on OCTOBER 31.

Prospectus at http://pssw.info

Online …

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Call for Artworks – The Way of the Heart – deadline Aug. 17

The VAGF and Expedition Frisco are looking for artworks to be displayed during  August 25 to October 6, 2018.  The subject matter is “The way of the Heart”: This is an invitation to explore the meaning that connects your heart with your artwork. Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less …

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Professional art shuttle services

Hello Artisans,

Itransport4u is a Fine Arts transportation/shuttle service. Our company has been in business for over 18 years. We currently have nine (9) Mercedes Sprinter Vans in our fleet. Each Van has been fabricated solely for art transportation and is climate controlled. Everything is “soft packed,” no crating is required. We are client-based …

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The Pariah Escapes The Caste – Solo Art Exhibition by Fiera Michelle Smith

The Pariah Escapes The Caste is an Art Exhibition by Fiera Michelle Smith. The work depicts the outcast becoming the outlier by overcoming what society deemed it could not. In this way, we see the blend of hard lines and the marginalized escape, exploding into greatness through striking visual art. Both abstract and literal …

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The Abstract Circle – Maegan Kirschner

The Abstract Circle by Maegan Kirschner

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
August 1 – 28, 2018
Reception Aug. 3 6-9pm

I am an artist that uses industrial and recyclable materials to create art work that is considered mixed media. Paints, papers, and metal become expressive parts of the overall project. All of …

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