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Call for Entries – 31st Annual VAST Members Exhibition

The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) sponsors the annual VAST Members Exhibition to offer its members an important opportunity to enter their work in a juried exhibition that showcases members only. The exhibit provides an excellent venue for the North Texas community to appreciate the high quality and diverse nature of art produced by …

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Creative Recycling: Torn Paper Collage July 11

Join members of VAST and the Denton Poets’ Assembly to celebrate the Merging Visions exhibition through workshops that unite visual and literary artistic expression.  July 11, 2019

This hands-on workshop will begin by tearing things apart and end by putting them back together in new configurations.  Participants will take home a frameable work of recycled …

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Gallery Talk with Chrystal McConnell

Join Chrystal McConnell for a talk about her solo exhibition, Play Hard or Go Home, now on view in Gough Gallery.

Q&A to follow.

Saturday, July 13, 2019 1:00 p.m.
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton FREE RSVP

Play Hard or Go Home is a large-scale installation of over 1,600 books and family memories by Los …

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Contemporary Collage Workshop with Katherine Baronet

Students will create a piece of art worthy of being put in a frame in the Contemporary 3D Collage Workshop!   REGISTRATION payment holds your space in the workshop.   Students will choose and arrange images, select a color palette, and develop a center of interest to create an aesthetically pleasing framed composition.   You …

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MCC Holiday Art Bazaar Vendor Application

The McKinney Creative Community Holiday Art Bazaar application is officially open! Application deadline is September 20th, 2019! This event has been very well attended since we started hosting it at TUPPS Brewery. You do not want to miss out!

Reasons you want to apply:

*The application fee is only $20 – and that is it! …

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Llama Farm Tour & Painting Class

Artist Andrea Holmes has combined some of her favorite things into a painting workshop! For this artist adventure, we will go to Shangrillama in in Royse City, Texas. This tour includes an interactive visit with the pack of llamas. Smiles, laughs and learning are guaranteed as you are presented with more than 150 fascinating facts …

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Young Artist Summer Camps at the Craft Guild

Our Young Artists Camps are in full swing! There are still some spaces available for the ultimate camp adventure. The camps are designed for the most curious, creative spirits interested in multiple mediums. Choose from various art disciplines that The Craft Guild offers continuously for adults. Camps include clay, glass, painting, bookbinding, jewelry making and …

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In Peril – Endangered Species

In Peril – Endangered Species
Keller Town Hall; 1100 Bear Creek Parkway; Keller, TX 76248
July 1 – August 21, 2019

In Peril – Endangered Species is an exhibit showcasing three artistic formats, bringing awareness to the plight of animals around the globe. Charice Cooper, painter; Stormie Parker, ceramics; and Bruce Rosenstiel, photographer have …

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Tabletop Product Photography August 24

Date: Saturday, August 24

Time: 9am-5pm

This course is for the budget minded individual that wants to photograph small to medium size product. If you need product images for Amazon, Etsy or your own website, this course will walk you through all the basics. We will review camera equipment and how to get by with …

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Introduction to Night Photography

Date: Thursday, August 1

Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm

Have you admired those luscious, dusk photos of cities with glowing, undulating trails of traffic and clouds that seem to be racing across the sky? Or the delicate tones of the fading light in a scenic landscape, or shadowy pedestrians that look like a swarm of bees in motion? …

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Pinhole Camera with Scott Hilton

Date: Saturday, July 27

Time: 9am-5pm

Make a camera… out of a shoebox and a soda can?

While it’s always fun to explore the latest trends in camera equipment and software, being a good photographer is also a question of getting the basics right- and nothing helps you understand the basics more than Pinhole Photography. …

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Prisma Art Prize – 2nd edition

The cultural association Il Varco is glad to announce its 2ND PRISMA Art Prize, an exhibition entirely organized by artists for the artists. A painting competition with $2000+ in Cash Awards and many other prizes, which takes place seasonally and yearly in Rome. Bringing together the spirit of community and collaboration and the efforts of …

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SUMMER FILM SERIES: Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable

This summer season, PDNB Gallery will be screening films and documentaries that spotlight the photographic medium, from its complex history to the artists that made instrumental contributions to its innovation.

To launch this special summer program, the gallery will be screening the award winning documentary, Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable, on Saturday, …

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Publication Opportunity for Emerging Artists: FOA

Publication Opportunity for Emerging Artists

FOA is a quarterly book dedicated to elevating the work of emerging artists around the world. Our publication releases in a hardcover art book every quarter and includes the work of artists who work in a variety of mediums, informative articles, and interviews. Accepted artists will have a four-page spread …

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Technology Stars in Artisan Center Theater

Two local companies collaborate with new projection technology and cue system to strengthen theater’s community and educational leadership

Artisan Center Theater in Hurst, Texas, isn’t just focused on theater. The 16-year-old production house is committed to building a stronger, more active arts community. Originally only opened three nights a week, now visitors can catch their …

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Travel Photography

Date: Saturday, July 20

Time: 9am-1pm

Photographer Peter Poulides is uniquely qualified to teach this class. He started his photographic life in Athens, Greece while attending high school. He went on to shoot for Travel & Leisure magazine for several years, creating more than a dozen feature articles and several magazine covers. He also shot …

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Macro Photography: Close-up Magic

Date: Sunday, July 14

Time: 9am-3:30pm

There is a whole world of beauty and discovery just out of reach of your regular camera lens. The macro world reveals textures, structures, colors and patterns that delight the eye and can be used to create stunning and satisfying photos.

Many people think that macro work requires specialized …

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Beginner DSLR Full Day Workshop

Date: Saturday, July 13

Time: 9am-5pm

This is for beginners who have a Digital Single Lens Reflex camera (or similar) and want to learn how to shoot with more confidence and creative control. This is a hands-on workshop with a small group, live shooting demonstrations and time for your questions. The instructor will cover all …

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Dragon Street Galleries Third Thursdays Art Walk

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

Upcoming: June 20, July 18, 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 …

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Lightroom Evening Series

Series begins July 8

All classes are from 6:30pm-9pm.

Digital photography is only part photography. The rest is all digital which means time spent in front of a computer importing, sorting, selecting, tweaking, tagging, finishing, printing, sharing, uploading and showing your images. Lightroom is the premiere software program that handles all of those tasks with …

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Judi Betts Watercolor Workshop

Registration for the Judi Betts watercolor workshop will open on Friday, June 21st.  The three-day workshop will be held October 22 thru 24, 2019.
There are only 20 spots available in the workshop.

Registration will be open exclusively to SWA Members beginning on Friday morning, June 21st at 9 am, and then we will …

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Intermediate DSLR Full Day Workshop

Date: Saturday, June 22

Time: 9am-5pm

We’ll dig deeper into important technical controls on your camera and then move into the creative aspects of photography including composition and lens choices.

  • The light meter: understanding how your camera reads and measures light and how it can sometimes cause exposure problems.
  • Exposure control: bracketing, exposure compensation …

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Photography Lighting Basics Two-Day Workshop

Light is the essential tool of photography. Deftly used, it defines the forms of objects, delineates details, and even evokes a mood for the viewers of the images we create. But while it envelopes us every day, most of us are unaware of its importance much of the time — much like the air we …

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MURZE –  INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY CALL

This open call is seeking photographers exploring the joys of the summer months. We want you to send in a portfolio of your work, up to six images. These images can be themed around travel, landscape, cityscape, portraiture, nature or cultural – essentially a documentation of life throughout the summer. This is an opportunity for …

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10th Annual Art Comes Alive – Art Competition & Gallery Exhibit

ADC Fine Art proudly sponsors ART COMES ALIVE (ACA), an international, juried fine-art competition and exhibit that awards the best emerging and professional artists.

Known as the “Academy Awards for Art,” ACA is embarking on its 10th year of helping artists get their work in front of art-industry professionals such as …

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Pastel Society of the Southwest 2019 Juried Exhibition call for entries

Pastel Society of the Southwest will have its 38th National Juried Exhibition in October 2019 at Grapevine, TX.  Judge and Juror, Dawn Emerson.  $1,000 for Best of Show.  See onlinejuriedshows for prospectus.  Deadline August 7, 2019.

https://www.pssw.info/home/shows-exhibits/prospectus/

We invite you to participate in our juried exhibition and be a part of our quest for the …

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Artist Direct Summer Open Studio June 15

Hosted by featured artists: Jo Temming, Julie Shunick Brown, Sallie Dunlap and Cindy Brewer

Saturday June 15, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Gallerie Noir,  4855 Vicksburg St., Dallas, TX 75207

https://gallerienoir.com/

Submitted by Cindy Brewer. Email: cabrewer58@yahoo.com

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Art Aid Expo 2019 – Speaker Sessions, Booths & More

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center and in conjunction with Art Tooth are proud to present the third annual Art Aid Expo 2019 for artists and arts organizations. Demonstrations and seminars in 9,000 square feet of contemporary galleries will be geared towards artists, art non-profits and other creative professionals highlighting the diverse support services available. …

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Call for Entries Plano Art Association 125 Show – deadline extended to June 14

DEADLINE EXTENDED,
FOUR DAYS LEFT!
Call for Entries
Plano Art Association
125 Show 2019,
at the Eisemann Center. Online entry deadline is now
midnight, Friday, June 14, 2019.

  The 125 Show 2019 is open to all artists living in a community
within 125 miles of Plano.  Judges will select the top 80 works
for display in the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance …

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Roanoke Texas Library Spring Show and Sale

Private Tours for Senior Citizens are scheduled at the Library in Roanoke with the curator of the show, bringing down the 3-D pottery for a hands on visual experience for any seniors that would like that.  You do not need to be from Roanoke to sign up, yet RSVP is requested.  RSVP 817-491-6060.

When:  Wed. …

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Family Program on Bookmaking with Chrystal McConnell June 15

Family Program | Third Saturdays
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Patterson Appleton Art Center
Kids ages 6-12
$5 per kid (adults do not need a ticket)
Advanced Registration strongly preferred
https://dentonarts.com/

Every third Saturday of the month the Greater Denton Arts Council offers fun for the whole family! Come …

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Merging Visions FREE Workshop Series

Merging Visions Workshop Series
June 13, July 11, and August 8
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
FREE

Join members of VAST and the Denton Poets’ Assembly to celebrate the Merging Visions exhibition through three workshops that unite visual and literary artistic expression.

June 13: Triple Your Fun: Poetry, Origami, and Gelli Printing

Make an …

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Merging Visions Exhibition

Merging Visions, a collaborative exhibit of art and poetry, will open with a reception 6:00- 8:00 pm., June 7 at the Patterson-Appleton Art Center (PA-AC) 400 E. Hickory Street in Denton. The event is open to the public.  The fun-filled opening reception will provide opportunities to view the art paired with poetry, participate in a …

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Jeremiah Onifade: A Prelude to the Beautiful Unknown

Jeremiah Onifade uses art as a visual representation of his identity and experiences. His debut art show, entitled “A Prelude to the Beautiful Unknown,” will feature over 20 original works. Born in Northern Nigeria, most of his young life was overshadowed by poverty and persecution. The chance to attend the renowned Savannah College of Art …

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Artistic Transfer’s Flow Into Fine Art During Total Home & Gift Market | June 19-25

Artistic Transfer invites designers and buyers to come meet our award-winning and internationally acclaimed artists!

Victoria Moore will paint originals and create her first limited originals from her “Mythic Collection”

Henrietta Milan and her son Rome Milan will paint together side-by-side for the first time!

Christina Yeilding a.k.a Art by CDY will be doing her …

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