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Vern Johnson: Abstract Impressionism

Arlington resident and professional artist Vern Johnson will share his work with the community during the month of January. Mr. Johnson spent 26 years as an “in-house” designer and consultant designer to furniture and product manufacturers in California and Texas. He chose a new career path along with the change of the centuries when …

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Digital Photography: Understanding The Basics

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAHY: UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS

February 24 & 26, 2015

http://www.randyziegler.com/

This workshop is for beginning photographers who want to develop a better understanding of the endless creative possibilities their digital cameras offer.  The workshop will empower the photographer to take control of the many camera features, while advancing their artistic …

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LuminArte Gallery’s Attention Deficit Disorder Film Night

LuminArte Gallery introduces our first Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.) Film night. On January 8, 2015 LuminArte Gallery kicks off 2015, with the simultaneous screening of two films that examine the visual and performing arts in society. The Artist is Present featuring Marina Abramovic will be screened in the main gallery.  Seductive, fearless and outrageous, …

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Open Call for ‘Sincerely Yours’

Dear Artist,

Wish you were here, but wherever in the world you are, we’d love to hear from you!  Please join us in our mission to provide the Dallas community with a global view of the arts by sharing one or more postcard sized creations with us for our ‘Sincerely Yours’ exhibit.  Your donated …

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Marian Hirsch Landscape Workshop May 6 – 8 2015 in Granbury

LGAA will host a Marian Hirsch workshop May 6 – 8th 2015.   Marian is a signature member of PSA and PSSW. Her work has been featured in American Artist, Artist’s Magazine & International Artist. Marian is well known for her richly colored, expressive landscapes. Workshop demos will be in oil and the workshop is open to pastel, watercolor, gauche, …

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Adult Art Class “Playing with Color”

Local Artist, Niki Gulley, is holding an art class in Dallas.

Date & Times:

Tuesdays Jan. 13th – Feb. 17th

9:30 – 12:30 pm • $300

2-4 pm • $200

7 – 9 pm • $200

Current Session: Tuesdays Oct. 14th – Nov. 18th

Through guidance, encouragement and suggestion, learn how to create gorgeous …

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Calling all PRINTMAKERS: 3rd Annual imPRESS exhibition in the Frisco Art Gallery

If you are a printmaker, submit your imPRESSive images to pprater@friscoarts.org by January 2nd, 2015.  If accepted, the prints will be exhibited in the Frisco Art Gallery from January 6-31, 2015, with a reception/award/demo happening on Wednesday, January 14, from 7-9PM.

Details and forms can be found at: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/impress-printmaking-exhibit-jan/

Questions? Email Paige Prater, Frisco …

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Supranatural Realistic opens Jan. 12

Texas Woman’s University Presents

Supranatural Realistic

Helen Altman | Celia Eberle | Kana Harada

Beverly Penn | Linda Ridgway

East | West Galleries

Department of Visual Arts / Fine Arts Building / Denton, Texas

http://www.twu.edu/visual-arts/east-west-galleries.asp

Exhibition Dates: January 12 to February 4, 2015

Reception for the artists: January 20, 5-8 pm

TWU …

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Reduce, Reuse, Recyle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Recycling, reusing, and repurposing has long been an important issue. We have become a “throw away” society. Excess has become a way of life. When is enough going to be enough?
In response to wasting our natural resources, many artists have become assemblage sculptors and painters.

This exhibit honors …

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Menagerie

MENAGERIE…an exhibit with bite!
December Artwalk Reception
Saturday, December 20 | 6:00-10:00 pm

SLANT invites you to experience the wild side of art!

Mother Nature has filled the world with a vast array of creatures!  From the strange to the beautiful, on land, in the air and sea, there …

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Colored Pencil Art Class at McKinney Art House

Come and join us for the new Colored Pencil Class starting in January 2015 at McKinney Art House! This class explores realistic drawing through colored pencils on Friday mornings (starting on January 9) at 10:00am and Saturday afternoons (starting on January 10) at 1:30pm. All skill levels are welcome; beginners and intermediate, and advanced …

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Midtown ARTwalk Dec. 20

Experience the “Magic” that is Midtown ARTwalk!

Midtown ARTWALK
FREE Admission, Entertainment, and Spirits!
Open Artist Studios and Galleries
Saturday, December 20, 2014
6-10 pm

LIVE MUSIC by Gary Land

35 Art Galleries Under One Roof!

Grand Opening of Kidz ART
Grand Opening of My Foot …

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“Sincerely Yours” call for artists

An open call for
SINCERELY YOURS
Submission deadline – Saturday, February 14, 2015
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Dear Artist,

Wish you were here, but wherever in the world you are, we’d love to hear from you!  Please join us in our mission to provide the Dallas community with a global view of …

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Plein-Art Painting and Photography Art Trek to Tuscany, Italy sign up deadline is 1/14/14.

ArtTreks – Tuscany, Italy

Plein-Air Painting and Photography

Travel Date: Sept. 4-12, 2015

Final Sign Up Date: 1/14/15

Join us once more as our path takes us to the medieval towns, cypress tree-lined roads and glorious sun drenched splendor of the rolling hills that are Tuscany in the fall. Whether you are a painter or …

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Open call: Library Thoughts 5 exhibition 2015

Opportunities for artists to exhibit in Budapest:

Open call for book artists!

Library Thoughts 5

An exhibition of the Book as Art

Artist’s Books and book-related art

Deadline: March 1, 2015

Entry fee: USD$ 35

Juried

Book as Art exhibition organized at

MAMU …

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Call for artists: Artist Residency Program in Budapest, 2015

Visual arts / writing / other disciplines

Jury selections: November 15, December 15, 2014 and January 15, February 15, March 15, April 15, 2015

___Session 1: Thursday May 14, 2015 – Friday, June 5, 2015

___Session 2: Thursday, June 11, 2015 – Friday, July 3, 2015

___Session 3: …

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Cowtown Indie Bazaar Dec. 13

Etsy Fort Worth announces their holiday show, The Cowtown Indie Bazaar – Handmade Holidays, scheduled for December 13, 2014, 11 am to 7pm at the Roundup Inn, Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall at Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107.

Cowtown Indie Bazaar will feature handmade, indie goods from …

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Israeli Art Extravaganza Dec. 11 – 14

Don’t Miss This One-of-a-Kind Art Show at Shearith Israel
Kaplan Auditorium will be transformed into a gallery of the best in Israeli art, direct from the Safrai Gallery of Jerusalem. This unique collection is comprised of over 1,500 works of art by more than 100 Israeli artists. The show will be open to …

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SWA International Online Juried Exhibit deadline Mar. 15

Enter the online Society of Watercolor Artists “WOW” watermedia event of 2015

Society of Watercolor Artists 2015 International Juried Art Exhibition

http://www.swawatercolor.com/#!international/c1wyl

2015 Entry Deadline March 15

For a printable version of the prospectus shown on left, click HERE

Open to all artists working in water media (listed below) on paper (Yupo permitted). Water media includes traditional watercolors, acrylics, …

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Zhulong Gallery Presents a Solo Exhibition by lauren woods

Zhulong Gallery is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by artist lauren woods, opening on December 13 and running through January 24. woods presents new work and selected projects from her recent practice to mount a dynamic exhibition including video, works on paper, and traditional pieces.

A noteworthy conceptual artist working in both the …

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Experimental Photography at PDNB

PDNB Gallery will feature an exhibition with many artists who have created new pathways using light to extract unique images. This group exhibition will showcase many examples of methods used such as solarization, photogram, manipulated negatives,  double exposure, and more. Featured artists include Gyory Kepes, Carlotta Corpron, Ida Lansky, Barbara Maples, Luigi Veronesi, Robert …

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JD Miller: Luminous Levitation

Samuel Lynne Galleries is pleased to announce the opening reception of artist JD Miller’s exhibition Luminous Levitation on November 22, 2014 from 5 – 8 pm. Artist will be in attendance at the opening reception.

This exhibit will debut Miller’s newest multimedia sculptures, created with acrylic, plexiglass, wood and light. Miller manipulates his acrylic …

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Molly DeVoss to Exhibit The Love Series Paintings

Molly DeVoss to Exhibit The Love Series Paintings

Dallas, TX – November 12, 2014/ — Trinity West Fine Art Gallery in the Dallas Design District announces the solo exhibition of artist Molly DeVoss’s new body of work “The Love Series”.

The Love Series contains three groups of work: “Aspects of Love”, which interpret the …

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Opening Reception for Artist JD Miller: Luminous Levitation Nov. 22

Samuel Lynne Galleries is pleased to announce the opening reception of artist JD Miller’s exhibition Luminous Levitation on November 22, 2014 from 5 – 8 pm. Artist will be in attendance at the opening reception.

1105 Dragon Street, Dallas, TX 75207 214.965.9027

HOURS: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. & By …

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Reduce – Reuse – Recycle

Recycling, reusing, and repurposing has long been an important issue. We have become a “throw away” society. Excess has become a way of life. When is enough going to be enough? In response to wasting our natural resources, many artists have become assemblage sculptors and painters.

This exhibit honors those artists who have expressed …

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Fiber Creations: Denton Handweavers Guild

The Denton Handweavers Guild celebrates and is open to all interested in the art of handweaving. This exhibition features the latest works by members including textiles, baskets, and garments.

Now showing in the Gough Gallery, November 14 – January 4, 2015. This exhibit is free and open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from …

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William Joyce: Guardian of Childhood

The Greater Denton Arts Council presents William Joyce: Guardian of Childhood, on view at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, November 14, 2014 through January 18, 2015. This exhibit is free and open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

William Joyce is an acclaimed author, illustrator, filmmaker and …

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FBCAA Meeting / Paint-in Nov. 18

The Farmer’s Branch Carrollton Art Association will be having their monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 18th in the Craft Room of the Farmer’s Branch Senior Center, 14055 Dennis Lane, near Valwood. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes around noon. Guests and potential new members are welcome.   Membership is $30 per year …

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MENAGERIE…an exhibit with bite!

Opening Reception – Saturday, November 15, 6:00-10:00 pm

SLANT invites you to experience the wild side of art!

Mother Nature has filled the world with a vast array of creatures!  From the strange to the beautiful, on land, in the air and sea, there are animals we love and animals we …

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Nov 20 – extended DEADLINE to submit Entry Form for 3rd Annual Fest of Trees in Frisco!

Create and give back to the community this holiday season! You are invited to submit a tree, wreath, or two-dimensional artwork for silent auction and display in the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.

  • Entry forms are DUE by 11/20, with installation on 11/23. …

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Watercolor Demo at the Richardson Civic Art Society November Meeting

The Richardson Civic Art Society will be holding its next program meeting on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  Tina Bohlman, a native Texan plein air artist, will demonstrate her technique in watercolor painting.  Over the past thirty-five years, she has earned more than 60 awards, including a dozen First Place and four Best in Show …

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Winners from the Richardson Civic Art Society Membership Show

The winners of the Richardson Civic Art Society’s annual 2014 Membership Show and Sale have been announced.

The Best of Show went to Helen Bailey for “Starlight Express.”  The Ann Ramsey Award went to Jones C. McConnell, Jr. for “It Ain’t Skinny Dipping,” and the First Time Entry Award went to Gwen Revino for “Mermaid …

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33rd Annual PSSW National Juried Exhibit

Pastel Society of the Southwest

33rd Annual National Juried Exhibit

November 5 thru 28, 2014

At the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine, TX

636 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051 (Tel 817/ 410-8136)

Reception and Awards, November 8th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

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Jane Jones Beginner’s Workshop in Watercolor

Jane. E. Jones will be teaching a Beginner’s Watercolor Workshop in her studio on January 12-15, 2015 from 9:30-3:30p.m. 

ALL SUPPLIES will be included in this 4 day workshop. You will finish 4 – 11 x 14 paintings. You will also learn how to paint leaves, florals, landscapes and buildings in landscapes. You will …

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2014 9×12 Works on Paper Show

The FWCAC announces an open call for entries: 2014 9 x 12 Works on Paper Show December 5-26, 2014.  Artworks on or of paper or paper products may be any size, but MUST fit in a 9 x 12 envelope; folded, 3D or multi-part OK.  Unmatted, unframed photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media, …

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