Join us for the City of DeSoto’s
2015 juried photography exhibition.
Open to all photographers.
Click here for prospectus details: http://desotoartleague.com/2015photoshow.html
Join us for the City of DeSoto’s
2015 juried photography exhibition.
Open to all photographers.
Click here for prospectus details: http://desotoartleague.com/2015photoshow.html
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thegallery8680: will open its doors at 7pm Friday October 9th 2015 for Ecology
Ecology : how does our understanding of the natural world … how does contempory art challenge us to look at our world in new ways.
This letter is a call for artists to submit work for this show titled Identity this show is open for all medians and must be the artists original interpretation of Ecolgy our desire is to create a space for emerging artists of a visionary nature. Whether self-taught or raised within the disciplines of art, we believe that the essence of true artistic expression comes from an earnest desire to say something. We aim to facilitate the artist by promoting the exhibition and sale of art to the general public and the local art population, while hoping to create a hub for an emerging art community.
All artists are encouraged to submit work for consideration of this upcoming exhibit. all exhibits will be curated and not all work submitted will be exhibited; it is our preference to only exhibit original pieces.
To submit work:
Email 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 with the submission. All submissions should be in jpg files. I do not accept cloud, web pages or drop box submissions.
Submission of 1>3 $12 > 3 $5 for each piece
To meet gallery requirements:
Ready-to-hang: with secure wiring. Secured wire that does not stretch: [eventually appearing above the work]. Hanging apparatus attached that supports the weight of the piece.
1“– 2” stretcher frames are acceptable; edges should be cleaned, painted or finished in some manner if not framed.
Saw hook hanging is not acceptable.
If artwork includes multiple pieces, submit a diagram for hanging [including desired dimensions for spacing]. Work not in appliance with requirements will not be hung.
Timeline of show:
Submissions due: 5pm Friday September 11 2015
Acceptance: Monday September14 2015
Drop Off: 4-6pm Monday September 28 2015
Artists and guests reception: 7-9pm Friday October 9 2015
Art Tour: 11-5pm Saturday October 17 2015 / 1-5pm Sunday October 18 2015
Pick-up: 4-6pm Monday November 2 2015
p 214 -585-8175 [please leave voice message if I do not pick up]
The gallery is located: @ 8680 main street suite e1 Frisco Texas 75034.
Robyn Parker Feehan creative director the gallery8680
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Gainesville Area Visual Arts (GAVA), a non-profit organization, is located in Gainesville, TX, about 70 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth. This arts group has over 45 active members. Retha Bond and Elnora Smith organized GAVA on August 27, 1992. It was incorporated on November 6, 2000, by Retha Bond, Elnora Smith and Lowell McCormack. There were 16 charter members.
The purpose of GAVA is to stimulate interest and knowledge of the visual arts for adults and children in the Gainesville and Cooke County, Texas, area. We meet at the Visual Arts Department of North Central Texas College. Each meeting consists of a business meeting as well as a demonstration by an artist. The public is invited to attend. The calendar can be found on this web site and lists the events for the entire year.
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Orisons Art Show – Open Call to 2D Artists
Orisons Art & Framing is holding an open call to 2D artists!
This is a great chance to display in a professional gallery in historic downtown McKinney.
Orisons Art & Framing Orisons has been a vital part of the thriving McKinney art community since 1997 and represents 40+ local artists.
2D Works Only. Canvases must be gallery wrapped. Framed art must be professional and ready to hang. No photography – that show is in August!
Size Limit: 24” on longest side
Commission: 50/50. All art must be available for sale.
Submit up to 3 works.
1 – $15 (total)
2 – $25 (total)
3 – $30 (total)
1st Place: $250 Orisons Art & Framing Gift Certificate
2nd Place: $150 Orisons Art & Framing Gift Certificate
3rd Place: $75 Orisons Art & Framing Gift Certificate
*Gift Certificates good for printing, framing and other artist services. Not applicable towards art purchases.
Art Submission Due Date: Orisons will start accepting submissions September 21st. Art must be delivered in person to Orisons Art & Framing NO LATER THAN Thursday, October 1st at 6:00 pm. Orisons is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for drop off at 110. E. Louisiana St., McKinney, TX 75069.
Acceptance: Emails will be sent out to notify artists of acceptance on Friday, October 2nd. Artwork not accepted can be picked up October 3rd – 10th.
Reception & Award Ceremony: Saturday, October 10th, 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Showing: Art will be on display October 10th through November 7th.
Pick up: Accepted art can be picked up November 9th through the 14th, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.
Questions: Please email email@example.com or call 972-529-1441
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Located in Fort Worth’s flourishing West 7th development, this inviting community art space is located among upscale retail shops with high pedestrian traffic in the city’s celebrated Cultural District. The gallery space is donated by West 7th for use by the Arts Council and is managed by the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.
Art7 Crockett Community Gallery Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 4 – 8 PM; Saturday 1 – 8 PM.
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2016 – 2017 Cape Girardeau Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
The City of Cape Girardeau Public Art Committee is now accepting submissions from qualified sculptors to participate in the 2016 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. Several locations along the Broadway Corridor in Downtown Cape Girardeau have been selected for public sculpture and yield high visibility with both vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
The exhibition is open to all applicants 18 and older. All entries must be original work and of safe design and construction. Acceptable entries may be existing works, completed prior to the submission, or detailed sculpture proposals. James K. Johnson will jury entries along with a committee of local artists, city, and business professionals from the Cape Girardeau area.
More information, including the full prospectus, is available online at http://www.capearts.org/2016CapeSculpture.aspx
All entries must be entered through our online entry form, and all questions directed to Murielle Gaither at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Fiber Visions will be a juried showcase of recent work by members of the Dallas Area Fiber Artists at Brazos Gallery at Richland College, Dallas from October 1-31, 2015.
All DAFA members in good standing (dues paid in full prior to entry deadline date) are invited to submit up to 3 original works created within the last 3 years. All fiber media are accepted. Maximum size is 6.0 ft. high, no width limitations. There is no fee for entry! Member
Juror Vicki Mayhan is a full-time faculty and Department Chair for art at Richland College.
August 21, 2015 Last date to submit entry form and jpg images to Brenda McKinney at email@example.com
August 31, 2015 Entrants will be notified of acceptance, required paperwork and delivery instructions
September 11, 2015 Required paperwork is due
September 25, 2015 Deliver artwork to Richland College
October 1, 2015 Show Opens
October 2015 Show Reception TBA
October 31, 2015 Show Closes
November 2, 2015 Pick-up work from Richland College
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Fusion Art invites submissions for its upcoming online exhibition:
Colors of Fall
“I step outside and the chilly air tightens the skin on my bare arms. Summer has ended all too quickly, and some of the leaves on the trees have already started to burn with the colors of fall. Fall colors…. so bright and intense and beautiful. It’s like nature is trying to fill you up with color, to saturate you so you can stockpile it before winter turns everything muted and dreary.”
~Siobhan Vivian, Same Difference
The artwork for this competition should convey the feeling of Fall. It can be about the emotions that we have around events like Halloween and Thanksgiving; the commune with nature as it explodes with all of its brilliance. The art can range from ultra realism to complete abstraction as long as it captures the essence of this vivid, colorful season.
Dates and Deadlines (all deadlines are Pacific Standard Time)
Call for Artists Announced: August 16, 2015
Deadline for Entries: September 24, 2015
Notifications Sent to Winners: September 30, 2015
Opening of Online Exhibition: October 1, 2015
Open to artists worldwide.
Must be 18 years or older to enter.
Entries must follow the competition theme.
Work must be the original creation of the artist and completed within the past 5 years.
Open to the following 2D mediums: painting, drawing, ceramics (reliefs), and mixed media.
Size limitation for work is 36″ x 36″, not to exceed 50 lbs.
Cash awards of up to $500 will be given. The Best in Show winner will also qualify for participation in Fusion Art’s annual show in Palm Springs, CA in November 2016, which will feature the first place winners from the previous 12 months of online exhibitions.
A non-refundable entry fee of $25 is required for up to 2 images.
Additional images may be submitted for a fee of $10 each.
No more than a total of 5 images (2 for $25, and 3 for $10/ea.) will be accepted.
About Fusion Art
Fusion Art is an online gallery website where new, emerging and professional artists can enter online juried art exhibitions, obtain competition experience, as well as gain exposure to art collectors and art professionals.
Please visit our site to submit: http://fusionartps.com/colors_of_fall/
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Acclaimed Fort Worth Artist Frank ArtSmarter to Partner with Texas Non-Profit Art Publication Glasstire to Launch Independently Organized ArtSmarterPrize 2016.
Dallas, TX, August 10, 2015 – Glasstire is pleased to announce a unique partnership with artist Frank ArtSmarter for a Texas-wide initiative called the ArtSmarterPrize 2016, with the award ceremony to be hosted in Dallas in April of 2016. Cash prizes and artist-designed trophies will be presented to winning artists, or maybe to every artist—we don’t know—and the blockbuster event is expected to draw perhaps dozens of online views. This is a themed invitational, and the theme for artists to consider when creating incredibly pandering work for the ArtSmarterPrize 2016 is: “What Would You Do For Love?”
–for more see the Glasstire article:
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Texas Sculpture Association
SMALL WORKS SCULPTURE SHOW
Two days left to apply!
If you are not yet a member of the Texas Sculpture Association, you may join mid-year for half price.
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Saturday, October 24, 2015
Jose Vargas & Jacque Forsher invite visual artists to submit entries for Frida Kahlo: La Flor de la Vida, a juried exhibit celebrating the compelling Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. The exhibition will be presented at the Bath House Cultural Center from December 5, 2015 to January 30, 2016.
Best known for her eccentric originality and courageous self-portraits, Frida Kahlo is recognized internationally as one of Mexico’s most unique and celebrated artists. Her bold public persona, strong will, and perseverance influenced her paintings as well as helped her overcome many of life’s obstacles.
We are looking for original artwork depicting Frida Kahlo, or artwork influenced by her.
To view and download an exhibition prospectus, please visit www.bathhousemedia.com
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Saturday, September 12, 2015
Show dates: October 10-November 14, 2015
Opening reception: Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 (5-7 PM)
The Bath House Cultural Center will present the 29th Annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) art exhibition, October 10-November 14, 2015. This show will feature local, regional, and international artists working in traditional and contemporary styles to celebrate, explore, and honor people, things and ideas that have “passed on.”
This year, the theme of the show is FESTIVITY.
Entries submitted for the Dia de los Muertos: The Liveliest of Celebrations exhibition must convey a sense of joy, celebration, cheer, and overall festivity. The celebratory aspects commonly associated with the tradition of the Day of the Dead will be the inspiration for the pieces of art selected for this show. Although we understand that some of the works of art (particularly the altars) may include solemn themes, we recommend that artists keep the idea of festivity in mind while creating and selecting their entries.
To view and download an exhibition prospectus, please visit www.bathhousemedia.com
Contact Enrique Fernández Cervantes, Visual Arts Coordinator/Curator at (214) 670-8723 for more information.
The Bath House Cultural Center is a division of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. The center is dedicated to fostering the growth, development and quality of multi-cultural arts within the City of Dallas. The center emphasizes innovating visual and performing arts as well as other multi-discipline events throughout the year. Funding for the Bath House Cultural Center is provided by the City of Dallas, with additional support from the Texas Commission on the Arts.
LOCATION AND HOURS:
The Bath House Cultural Center is located on the eastern shore of White Rock Lake at the end of Northcliff Dr. off of Buckner Blvd. at 521 E. Lawther, Dallas, TX 75218. Hours of operation are Tuesday–Saturday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. The center is open until 10:00 PM on nights with theatre performances. For general information about cultural programs at the Bath House Cultural Center, please call (214) 670-8749 or visit the center’s website at http://www.bathhousecultural.
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Reception & Awards – Saturday October 17th 6:30 pm
Deadline: Monday, September 21st, 2015 by midnight CST
$1000 Best of Show Award.
Over $3000 in merchandise and total prize money.
Show to be juried by artist Mike Lanier.
Click here to view prospectus with all details.
Chosen pieces will hang in the Shanley House Gallery just off the historic downtown square in Granbury and will be on display for both a “Last Saturday Gallery Night” and the “Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts” for maximum exposure.
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Grand Prairie Arts Council, 2015 Open Juried Art Show & Sale
The exhibition is open to all artists age 18 and over. All media will be considered including but not limited to oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, 3-dimensional, photography, drawing-all media, etc. Each artist may submit up to three entries for a $30 entry fee. Entry postmark deadline is August 16, 2015. Complete details and prospectus: http://www.artsgp.org. $3,000 in cash prizes will be available!
Exhibit dates: September 16-October 12, 2015
Location: Uptown Theater – Lobby Art Gallery, 120 East Main Street, Grand Prairie, TX 75050
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Calling Artists for the 2015 Art in the Metroplex Exhibit
Deadline: August 22, 2015
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Texas Visual Arts Competition
The Salado Village Artists and the Public Arts League of Salado are pleased to announce our 2015 Juried Art Competition. Open to all Texas Artists, Awards and scholarship totaling $3,000.00 are offered over seven visual art categories including Fiber Art and Sculpture. A three-panel jury will select the winners in each category; Best of Show; Memorial and Scholarship recipients.
Artwork will be selected on October 3, 2015 and exhibited October 10 – 23rd. For more information visit our website, www.saladovillageartists.com; call us at 254-718-5388 or Email us at: arTexas@saladovillageartists.com
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Submit an entry for our 3rdAnnual TOP 40 regional Juried show! $700.00 in prizes! Deadline for entry August 2, 2015.
Prospectus: Top 40 Regional Juried Show 2015
Judge Chris Blackhurst
Gallery of the Arts at Crumbzz, 212 S. Bois d’Arc Street Forney, TX 75126
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Lesli Bruce Co-Director of Visual Arts
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September 1 – 30
Reception September 26, 2 pm – 4 pm
Our September show offers abstract artists the opportunity to create abstract art in it’s purest form. No representation of a person, place, or thing from the natural world; just brush strokes, color, scale, size, shape, process! Imagine the possibilities! This show will be during the Fall 2015 DADA Gallery Walk.
Artists may submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1000 pixels on longest side) by August 20, 2015.
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Plano Art Association Gallery’s
“Confluence of Creativity”
The coming together of two or more things to the same point.
We are now accepting entries for our August 2015 Exhibit. FREE! DEADLINE August 5
Participants must be a Member of Plano Art Association. Membership may be obtained at time of entry. Join now!
There is no entry fee for this Membership Exhibit.
Artwork must be received on Tuesday, August 11, between 5pm and 8pm,
unless other arrangements are made with Exhibit Chair, Linda Alred.
Let us know: If you plan to enter a piece for exhibition please enter it online on
our website, Membership Exhibit Registration Deadline August 5
Also please print out the entry form and attach it to your artwork when you bring it.
NOTE: This exhibition opens in conjunction with
CHALK-IT-UP! event sponsored by Historic Downtown Plano Association on August 15th. We want to take advantage of the public participation in this event to let them know about us. Check out the Downtown website for details on CHALK-IT-UP!
1013 15th Place, East Side Village I, Suite 105, Plano, TX. 75074
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Gap Juried Art Show
The Grapevine Art Project (GAP) is pleased to announce its call for entries for the 2015 Regional Juried Fine Art Show. Apply for an opportunity to exhibit your art in the heart of Dallas/Fort Worth at the Lancaster Gallery in Historic Downtown Grapevine, Texas. This is the second juried show sponsored by GAP and is open to all regional artists in the Dallas /Ft. Worth Metro area. This event seeks to recognize the outstanding quality and diversity of art work being generated by Texas artists.
The Grapevine Art Project (GAP) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting art in the DFW area. Go to http://www.grapevineartproject.com for more information or to become a member.
Please note: GAP will not accept mail or package deliveries or returns.
ENTRY FEES: GAP Members enter up to 3 works for $25 Non-members enter up to 3 works for $35 Pay with PayPal on our website www.grapevineartproject.com
ELIGIBILITY: Persons must be 18 years or older to apply and currently reside in the greater Dallas/ Fort Worth area. All artwork must be original, designed and created by the applicant. All work must have been completed within the last two years from the exhibition date of September 2015. 2D and 3D work accepted. 2D work may not exceed 36″ wide or 60″ tall. Artwork should be ready to hang with wire or D-Rings. A limited number of pedestals are available for 3D work A limited number of cases are available for small 3D work. All artwork must remain on display for the duration of the GAP Regional Juried Show, Sept 1-October 30, 2015
Submission Requirements: Entry and entry fees must be received online by midnight on July 31 with credit card or PayPal on our website www.grapevineartproject.com Only digital images of the artwork will be accepted as submissions, please DO NOT send original artwork. E-mail submissions to GAP at firstname.lastname@example.org Include GAP Juried Show in the subject line of your email. Digital images of your artwork should be saved as JPEG (at least 4″ wide at 300 dpi). Please name each image with the title of the work the size and your name as the file designation (i.e. StarryNight.16×20.VincentVanGogh) In the body of the E-mail please give your name and contact information. A short bio is nice but not required. Works that are selected for exhibition may be offered for sale at the artist’s discretion. All accepted artwork must be delivered in person and picked up at the Lancaster Gallery during the scheduled time.
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We’d love for all members to be a part of the
26th Annual VAST
August 12-22, 2015
Opening Reception – August 13, 5:30-7:30pm
Awards Presentation 6:30pm
UNT on the Square
109 N. Elm Street, Denton TX 76201
Acceptance of Entries: August 6, 10am-12 noon; 4pm-7pm, UNT on the Square
Entry Fee: $20 for up to two pieces, for VAST members
Any artist, regardless of current VAST membership, may join at the entry intake.
Awards: Best of Show – $750, Total Awards $2550, Additional Merchandise Awards to be given
Catalogs of the Exhibition will be available the first meeting, September 3.
For full prospectus, check here.
Coordinator for ME: Deanna Wood, 972-345-9968 or vastMembersExhibition@gmail.com
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ART CALL FOR ENTRY – The Dutch Art Gallery announces an art call for the annual juried art competition, “Impressions of the Past, Present and Future”. The Gallery urges Artists to submit their best art impression for inclusion into the Gallery’s November 7, 2015 8th Annual Art Exhibition. Create a new way of seeing the world from your viewpoint. The thought behind this theme is that everything old was once new. Likewise, all that we see as current is connected to what has come before it. So, take an old theme or style and do something modern with it. Or vice verse. However you interpret this, we are excited to see what you come up with.
Art Leagues, Local, Regional and National Memberships should forward the invitation to members to submit an original entry in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal and/or mixed media.
ARTISTS: Please enter a maximum of three (3) art entries into this juried art show competition. Winners will receive recognition to our Gallery database, e-marketing, social media, event and press release announcements. Cash prizes for the top 3 winners will be announced at the Awards and Opening Reception on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Cash Prize for 3rd place will be $250, 2nd Place $500 and 1st Place $1000. People’s Choice Award receives a gift certificate.
Entry Fees. Nonrefundable Entry Fee is $55.00USD via Paypal to email@example.com or make check payable to Dutch Art Gallery paid by Midnight, Friday, October 2, 2015. (At the bottom of the registration page there are two button. One to pay for your art entry fee and the art entry registration button.)
To enter please submit an art entry in the form below by Midnight, Friday, October 2, 2015 for consideration to participate in the juried art show and exhibition. Please review the requirements on the Registration page.
We are conveniently located in Lake Highlands at10233 E. Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238. View our 7,000 square foot showroom, featuring an array of original oil, mixed media, limited edition prints and a growing private collection. Open Tuesday – Saturday from 9:30am to 5:30pm.
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Call for Artists for the Rockwall Art League’s 15th annual Fine Art Show and Sale.
Deadline for entry is midnight September 12, 2015. Nonmembers may enter. Please visit www.rockwallartleague.org for additional information and to download the prospectus and entry form.
Juror: Carol Mitchell
2015 Show Calendar of Events
Best of Show $500.00
In each category: 1st Place: $200.00, 2nd Place: $100.00, Honorable Mention: Ribbon
Rockwall Rotary Building, 408 South Goliad, Rockwall, TX 75087
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2015 14th Annual Wildlife & Domestic Animal Juried Art Competition
AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving TX
2015 marks the fourteenth year Irving Art Association has held a special competition on wildlife and/or domestic animal art.
Any animal species will be considered as acceptable subject matter for works, both wildlife and domestic. This national show is open to all legal residents of the U.S. in the contiguous 48 states, 18 and older. Juror is Helen Bailey. All work must be original — see the prospectus for details. Limit of three entries.
Media: Oil Painting, Water Media, Dry Media (pastel etc.), Mixed media/misc. (including printmaking), and Photography. Supports: canvas, paper, panel or yupo.
ENTRY DEADLINE Saturday, August 1, 2015 until midnight
To enter, pay the entry fee, fill out the online form and email your images to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry information: http://irvingartassociation.org/exhibits/animal-art-show/
For questions, contact the Show Chair at email@example.com.
Juror: Helen Bailey
Helen Bailey has always been passionate about two things in her life – one is drawing and the other is horses.
When she found a talented teacher of colored pencil, it opened a whole new world of art to her. She studied with Linda Lucas Hardy for 5-1/2 years.
She has won prizes in McKinney, Irving, Grand Prairie, the State Fair of Texas, Keller, and Richardson, TX art shows.
She is a Signature Member of CPSA (Colored Pencil Society of America), AAEA (American Academy of Equine Artists), and IEA (International Equine Artists). She is also an Associate Member of WAOW (Women Artists of the West) and AWA (American Women Artists).
Her gallery: Imaging on the Square, McKinney TX
Her website: www.helenbaileyart.com
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“Celebrating Our Veterans” is an art show of varied media open to all Texas veterans and military personnel who want to share their talent for art. This exhibit is free to enter and all art genres are accepted (some restrictions apply). Enter your one-of-a-kind, original artwork by October 1, 2015. The exhibit will be on display November 2nd to 25th, 2015 at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller, TX 76248. Entry forms can be obtained at www.cityofkeller.com/publicarts or at the reception desk of Keller Town Hall. There is no fee for entry and no entrant will be turned away.
A special reception for our veteran artists will be on Thursday evening, November 12th from 7 to 9 PM. For more information please contact 817-743-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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It’s that time again and USAO will be hosting our 8th Seven-State Biennial this fall in our Nesbitt Gallery at the University of Science &Arts of Oklahoma. The deadline for submissions is midnight, August 14, 2015. We are offering the same great cash prizes as always. You can download a prospectus by going to the link below.
The Seven State Biennial is open to artists residing in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
AWARDS: $11,000 in cash and purchase awards.
The 2015 Seven State Biennial Juror is internationally renowned artist James Surls.
We have added a third Oklahoma venue for the show, which will allow the artwork in the exhibition to be viewed by a much larger audience within the state.
The show will open in USAO’s Nesbitt Gallery Sept. 26 and run through Nov. 4, after which it travels to the Charles B. Goddard Center in Ardmore for a Nov. 9-25 run. After the show leaves Ardmore, it travels to the Museum of the Red River in Idabel, where it will be on exhibit Dec. 8-Jan. 31.
For more information, contact: Layne Thrift at (405) 574.1374 or email@example.com. Leah Feild at (405) 574.1239
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The 2015 Keller’s Got Talent Art Show is upon us and entries are being accepted from City of Keller and Keller ISD residents age 18 and older. All forms of art are accepted (some restrictions apply) and must be one-of-a-kind, original artwork done by the person submitting it. The entry fee is $20 for the first 2 pieces of art and submission of 1 or 2 more pieces can be made at $10 per piece. Artists may list their work “for sale” but are not required to do so. All submissions will be judged and Honorable Mentions in categories and three Best in Show will be awarded. This is not a juried competition. Entry forms can be obtained at http://www.cityofkeller.com/publicarts or by visiting the reception desk at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller TX 76248.
The deadline for entries is September 1, 2015. The show will run from October 5th through the 28th with a special reception and awards ceremony on Thursday evening, October 8, 2015 from 7 to 9 PM. Please contact 817-743-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org with further questions.
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will be held November 7th & 8th in Fort Worth, Texas.
Vendor applications will be open via the event website June 19th through July 31st. http://funkyfinds.com/events/experience/2015/vendors.html
Please remember that this is an all handmade event!!!
We do not allow any manufactured goods or direct sales reps.
Also, we only accept artisans who are selling items they personally hand-crafted.
Please do not submit application for items hand-crafted by others!
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Submit your visual art to the 2015 Art of Peace – Tyler Museum of Art juried peace art exhibit! You can contact Kerian Massey at email@example.com for a copy of the prospectus. or click here to download. The Submissions are due at the END OF THIS MONTH. July 31st!
Art of Peace – Tyler is a month-long celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace, which is designated as September 21, each year. Events include live music, independent film, poetry, art, speakers, children’s activities, worship services and an open-table peace meal.The kickoff for the event will be a juried visual art exhibit at the Tyler Museum of Art.
Our Art of Peace – Tyler art show theme this year is Intertwined – Shared Endeavor. Artists are encouraged to creatively respond to concepts such as cooperation, collaboration, partnership, interaction, entanglement, sharing, and, of course, peace.
The exhibit will be open to the public at the Tyler Museum of Art from September 8-13, with an artists’ reception on the afternoon of Sunday, September 13. Submissions, by digital image, are due July 31, with announcement of accepted works by mid-August and delivery September 1-2.
Please feel free to forward this announcement to other artists you know who may be interested. We also want to invite you to all of our Art of Peace – Tyler activities. You can find out more at www.tylerpeace.com or at our Facebook page.
Anne McCrady & Kerian Massey
2015 Art of Peace – Tyler Committee
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The current PleinAir Salon contest will be ending in less than two weeks!
That’s right, you only have until July 31 to enter your best paintings in the Salon. We are excited to see the entries some of you have already made and are looking forward to more! Our judge is Bob Malenfant, Partner/Director of Southwest Gallery in Dallas, TX.
Many times, the winning artists are taken completely by surprise when their painting is chosen as a winner. Nothing delights us more than watching a Salon winner celebrate!
It may be your turn to win!
Don’t delay; enter your paintings now while you’re thinking about it, and then start dreaming about what you would do with one of our cash prizes — oh, the possibilities….
Just click here to go to the PleinAir Salon website, create an account if you haven’t already, and submit your best work.
If you’ve submitted before, your images are stored right in your account — no need to upload again. We make it really easy for you!
We’re looking forward to seeing your entries and wish you the best!
Your Team at the PleinAir Salon
PS: We invite different judges for each of our contests, so keep in mind that your submissions that didn’t win previously may be winners this time — enter now!
PleinAir Magazine Covers
Grand Prize Winners
D. Eleinne Basa (2012), Shelby Keefe (2013), Stewart White (2014), Jim McVicker (2015)
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Pastel Society of the Southwest 34th National Juried Exhibition
Entries due August 5th, 2015
PSSW invites you to participate in this annual juried exhibition and to also consider joining PSSW. The exhibition will be on display at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine in historic downtown Grapevine, Texas. The show will be juried and judged by Susan Ogilvie. The cost for entry is $35 for members and $45 for non-members (for up to 3 entries). A maximum of two entries will be accepted into the show.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Best of Show winner will receive $1000 cash and an advertisement in Southwest Art magazine valued at $2300! Total prizes for show exceeds $6000 in value.
The prospectus in online at www.onlinejuriedshows.com
More about PSSW at http://pssw.info
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