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Enclave Artist of the Month Reception July 14

Mulberry Street Cantina in beautiful downtown Denton, Texas has donated to Artists Enclave  a beautiful wall where our Artist of the Month’s visual art will be displayed.
Come celebrate at the opening reception with the first featured artist being Member Kimberley Dietrich, July 14th, 6:30-8 p.m. Social distancing will be practiced.  The art will be on …

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Western National Juried Exhibition deadline July 12th

Western National Juried Exhibition.  ***$1000 First Prize***.

Entry Deadline:  July 12!  Enter at http://www.callforentry.org

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7863

Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary studio/gallery, Plano TX.  This exhibition is open to all artists aged 18 & up, submitting 1-5 original artworks created in the last three years,  in any 2D media.  We once heard “If it ain’t …

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Drawing National Juried Exhibition deadline Aug. 9th

“Drawing the Line”, National Juried Exhibition. 
***$1000 First Prize***. 
Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary studio/gallery, Plano TX.

Apply at www.callforentry.org Deadline Aug 9.

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7914

What is drawing?  Is it traditional media and subject in pencil, chalk or charcoal?  Is an image of line made with a stylus on a tablet also line, or a  …

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“Us: What divides us and what unites us?” International Online Call for Entries

Founded in 1976, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC is seeking entries for an international online juried show “Us: What divides us and what unites us?” scheduled to exhibit online September 11 – October 30, 2020.

Jurors:
Kimberli Gant, PhD, McKinnon Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
– Kristen Hileman, Independent Curator …

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Picturing Home: DCP’s Online Juried Competition – deadline now July 5

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SUNDAY, JULY 5!

Home is both a place and a state of mind. It can be comforting or challenging, personal or communal, but always evocative. For many of us the idea and reality of home is changing. Our schedules, our relationships and the way we interact with our family and neighbors are …

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2nd Annual Americana Art Exhibit & Competition with Cash Awards – call for entries – extended to July 18

It’s happening again! ART House is hosting the 2nd annual Americana professional art exhibit and competition. Submit your art that represents Americana. Be creative and bold, after all this is the Home of the Brave and the Land of the Free!

Winners and select exhibitors will be showing their art at the Art House Gallery …

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Afrik(HER) Exhibition

The wait is over get back to your roots by coming to the Afrik(HER) exhibit.

Afrik(HER), the second solo exhibition from Johnavich serves as an homage to the African diaspora and the connection to the motherland or mother Africa. As a follow up to Blacker the Berry exhibition featured at the African American Museum, this …

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$550.00 Innovate Grants — Call for Artists + Photographers

Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2020 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information and …

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Great Tips before Buying an Indian Art Online

Buying an Indian art may seem simple until you are duped into buying a fake and wasting your hard earned cash on an imitation. Whether it is your first time buying a piece of art or you are a regular buyer, it is imperative to never lower your guard, because, with a blink of an …

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Rainbow Vomit Invites Guests to Escape in the Sanctuary SHARE

Rainbow Vomit, Dallas’ #1 rated immersive art exhibit, has cautiously reopened its doors for public and private tours on a newly imagined experience titled “Sanctuary.” This creative refuge will transport guests to a new realm of visual splendor and relaxation that combines many mediums of art into a fun and moving artistic experience. A trip …

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Get to Know the Artists at The Mix

Did you know there is a growing artist community in the East Dallas neighborhood of Little Forest Hills? Located in The Mix at White Rock United Methodist Church are 13 artists creating art and teaching art classes!
The Mix is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19. Until we are back open we wanted to …

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The Bakhita Prize for the Visual Arts

As a Catholic arts magazine, we find ourselves wondering what we can bring to the table during our country’s current crisis. The shocking death of George Floyd has shaken not just the United States but the whole world, reminding us starkly of how far we still are from seeing each other’s infinite dignity as children …

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Art Room Open Call for Entry – deadline August 1st

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2020. https://www.artroomfw.org/what-we-do/exhibition#submissions

Synopsis: “It is a fact that people of color, and more specifically Black people, are the most underrepresented group in the art world. We find ourselves questioning our importance and our voices to be understood outside of the white gaze and white space. I find this to be …

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Call for Entry: Correspondence – FREE!

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2020

Synopsis: In collaboration with Lone Star Letter Writers, Art Room announces a new call for entry for the virtual exhibition, Correspondence.

The exhibit will celebrate the art of letter writing. Curated by Lone Star Letter Writers, the show will consist of 20 to 50 pieces of original art from submissions …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Creating in Color II

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
http://www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
August 10 – 14, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Age:
5–8

Description:
Color is one of the seven basic building blocks of art along with Line, Form, Shape, Value, Space, and Texture. During Creating in Color, students will learn color theory, evaluate the use of color in fine art, and create …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Exploring Abstraction

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
August 3 – 7, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Age:
9–12

Description:
Exploring abstraction comes easily to young artists. Children naturally create freely and abstractly! This summer camp provides an inspiration space for students to flourish through experimentation and creative expression.

Exploring …

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Virtual Summer Camp: The Future is Female II

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
August 3 – 7, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Age:
9–12

Description:
Inspired by the many amazing female artists from the past and present who have greatly impacted art and culture, The Future is Female will utilize a variety of media to explore the foundations of art and design.

In this …

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(Un)Common Collage 4-Week Virtual Class

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Abbie Stellar
astellar@icloud.com
www.abbiestellar.com

Dates:
4-Week Class
Wednesdays | July 1 – 22, 2020
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Google Meet

Age:
Adult (18+)

Level:
Beginner to Advanced

Description:
A pencil, some scissors, glue, an image, and boxed cereal are left in a room.

What comes out of it?

ART!

In this 4-week class, we’ll explore how we can make …

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Evolve Programme: Learn how to Sell Art Online

Evolve Programme: Free* online workshops to learn how to sell art and gain online followers… Would you like to build a profitable arts business, but unsure of where to start? Whether you are at the start of your art career or a seasoned professional,  NOW is the time to grow your arts business. Join the …

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Virtual Summer Camp: The Art of Bookmaking

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
http://www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
June 29 – July 3, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Age:
9–12

Description:
The Art of Bookmaking will introduce students to basic concepts and techniques for making handmade books. We will learn about measuring, cutting, folding, and tearing paper, as well as dissecting holes to create folded and sewn bindings with …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Art with Text & Image

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
July 20 – 24, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Age:
9–12

Description:
Art with Text & Image explores language as a powerful tool in art to express emotions and ideas. This summer camp utilizes a variety of media to experiment with words and visuals in one-of-a-kind works of art.

While learning …

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Call for Entry: Global Impact -The Wake of Covid

Global Impact: The Wake of Covid

August 14th, 2020-September 25th, 2020

Deadline to enter: July 6th, 2020

 

The Call for Entry: 

This exhibition explores the global impact of COVID-19. What have artists been creating in response? How has their work shifted due to self-isolation and quarantine? How have their perspectives changed? Global Impact: The …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Weaving 101

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Hannah Merritt
hannahmerrittart@gmail.com

Dates:
MWF
July 20 – 24, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Age:
13–17

Description:
This summer camp is full of fibers, fun, and creativity! Students will learn how to weave on a loom, as well as how to create their own cardboard loom for the future. This summer camp is perfect for beginners …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Fairytale Adventures

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Hannah Merritt
Hannahmerrittart@gmail.com

Dates:
MWF
July 13 – 17, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Age:
5–8

Description:
Let your imagination run wild and create your dream fairytale castle, characters, and story in this Fairytale Adventures Summer Camp! Students will get crafty and creative as they learn how to …

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Virtual Summer Camp: The Future is Female I

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
July 13 – 17, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Age:
9–12

Description:
Inspired by the many amazing female artists from the past and present who have greatly impacted art and culture, The Future is Female will utilize a variety of media to explore the foundations of art and design.

In this …

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2020 WLT UnConference for Writers – Free online June 26-28

2020 would have marked the 27th Anniversary of the WLT’s Agents & Editors Conference – an annual extravaganza that brings together 400+ writers and industry professionals every June for a weekend of networking, panels, and presentations focused on the traditional publishing process. All indoors at a lovely venue in Austin, TX. All of it not …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Paper Sculpture

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Angela Lendzioszek
angelalendz@gmail.com
www.angelalendz.com

Dates:
MWF
July 6 – 10, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Age:
5–8

Description:
Diving into the three dimensional! Starting with a background lesson on sculpture and design, students in this camp will use unconventional materials to create a variety of sculptures.

In this summer camp, students will create whimsical, dynamic masterpieces while …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Art Experimenters!

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Hannah Merritt
Hannahmerrittart@gmail.com

Dates:
MWF
July 6 – 10, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Age:
5–8

Description:
Calling all art experimenters! This camp invites the inner scientist to explore color and pattern through the use of everyday materials. Students will learn how water, Styrofoam, coffee filters, sponges, shaving cream, and more can be used to create …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Designing Like the Masters

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Katie Murray
katiepaintbrush@gmail.com
www.katiepaintbrush.com

Dates:
MWF
June 29 – July 3, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Age:
5–8

Description:
We all know the importance of a good foundation—so why not learn from the best! Students will explore the basic principles of design like balance, movement, and repetition by …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Passionate Printmakers!

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Hannah Merritt
Hannahmerrittart@gmail.com

Dates:
MWF
June 22 – 26, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Age:
13–17

Description:
In this summer camp, students will learn about the art of printmaking while they create linocuts! Students will carefully use carving tools to create a printing block/stamp from easy to carve linoleum blocks. They will get to experiment with …

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Virtual Summer Camp: Creating in Color I

Art Room
Fort Worth, TX

Instructor:
Deedra Baker
dbaker@artroomfw.org
www.deedrabaker.com

Dates:
MWF
June 22 – 26, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Age:
9–12

Description:
Color is one of the seven basic building blocks of art along with Line, Form, Shape, Value, Space, and Texture. During Creating in Color, students will learn color theory, evaluate …

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Picturing Home: DCP’s Online Juried Exhibition – deadline June 21

Home is both a place and a state of mind. It can be comforting or challenging, personal or communal, but always evocative. For many of us the idea and reality of home is changing. Our schedules, our relationships and the way we interact with our family and neighbors are all being reinvented. DCP invites you to enter …

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VAST Summer Class: Watercolor Landscape and Portrait with Stephen Zhang

VAST is sponsoring the summer class Watercolor Landscape and Portrait, taught by Artist Stephen Zhang.   Dates of Class: June 24, July 8, July 22, August 5 Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Place: via Zoom Fee: VAST Members $180, Non-Members $180 plus cost of membership $35+ (https://vastarts.org/membership/join/) Limit: 12   To Register: Sign up …

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2D National Juried Exhibition June 1-27, 2020

Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary is hosting it’s inaugural juried exhibition series, beginning with the artists selected for the 2D National, running from June 1 through June 27.  A closing reception will be held June 27 at the studio/gallery, located at 1412 14th St, Plano TX, from 6-9pm. 

The juror, Director of Galleries at Collin …

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Spring Art Fest Event at the Martin Place

Join us for our first-ever outdoor art event with local artists selling their artwork in a safe space taking into account social distancing. Featured artwork includes colored pencil, handmade paper, acrylic pours, watercolor, acrylic, and oil paintings, jewelry, and more. Originals and prints will be for sale.

June 6 and 13, 2020 10am – …

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