Category: Art Guides

Art Reviews / Announcements

Update: Art News DFW is currently publishing a biweekly listing of visual art reviews from the sources listed below. It’s called Local Art Reviews & Videos – to find the latest, search on our new category Art Reviews.

 

Art News DFW does not currently publish critical reviews of exhibits, but that doesn’t mean we won’t …

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Guide to sources of arts and crafts supplies

This guide has four sections (with links to websites):
1. Local arts and crafts suppliers
2. Arts and crafts supplies online
3. Other art-related services
4. Guides to art supplies and services

To suggest additional links or corrections, please fill out a comment.  Updated 9/12

1. Local arts and crafts suppliers (suppliers with locations in North Texas)

2. Arts and crafts supplies online

3. Other art-related services

4. Guides to art supplies and services

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Teri Wilson Launches Online Art Gallery

Teri Wilson is a singer/songwriter, recording artist, visual canvas artist and published author. Noted books are, Guide to Flawless Skin and Natural Beauty ‘Lose Weight through Juicing’ and ‘Keys to Weight Loss Guide’. She is also a jazz stylist who performs at supper clubs, special events and private galas.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Friday, …

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Quilting and Quilt Guilds in DFW: a resource guide

Opportunities for quilting abound in North Texas!

Most of the local guilds schedule monthly meetings with quilt demonstrations, workshops, quilting circles, shows, charitable and community service projects, and even retreats. With groups in almost every city, it’s not hard to find quilters!

For quilting guilds in Texas see http://www.quiltguilds.com/texas.htm

For …

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Calls for Artists: Guide to Finding Sources

12/13/15

DEADLINES Calendars

  • For local opportunity deadlines, click on ArtNewsDFW.com’s Art Deadlines Calendar to see details and links.  You may add events to your online calendar or subscribe to this calendar.
  • For local crafts show deadlines, click on DFW Craft Shows Calendar

 

On Art News DFW

To see the most recent announcements, click on …

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Help with Images for Show Entries: PIXLR.com / YouTube Videos / Photographing Your Artwork

At this time of the year as webmaster, Sharon Giles receives many questions about resizing or perfecting images of artwork for show entries, such as for the Texas & Neighbors (TxN) show (entry deadline Feb. 1st). Here is her advice:

General tip: Images should look professional — they should show ONLY the work of art (no mat, no …

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Buy a Local Art Calendar!

Each year local artists create beautiful art calendars that make special gifts or wonderful accessories to put on your wall. Local artist groups also publish calendars as fundraisers. Support the local creation of art by buying these calendars. Email moderator@artgroupsdfw.com if you would like to add your calendar to the list.

Darla Bostick

http://www.darlabostick.com/calendar-for-sale/

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Photographing Your Artwork – How To Guides

Dallas photographer J.R. Compton has created tutorials on his website DallasArtsRevue.com that provide great guidance on photographing your artwork.

There are two principle guides:

How to Photograph Art or just about anything else
http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/resources/How-to-Photo-Art.shtml

How to photograph art that’s behind glass, is glass or is glossy like glass
Recently updated.

http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/resources/How-to-Photo-Art-behind-glass.html The Oxide Gallery in Denton has also published tutorials:

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Art Groups in North Texas

Nonprofit artist groups in North Texas:

  • Allen Quilter’s Guild
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts, Dallas Chapter (AIGA Dallas)
  • Apple Corps of Dallas. Vision SIG
  • Arlington Visual Arts Association
  • Art After 5
  • Art Club of McKinney
  • Art Connection (IrvingArtsCenter)
  • Art Educators of North Central Texas (affiliate of the Texas Art Education Association) (blog) Facebook …

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Informal or Private Artist Groups


Informal or private artist groups in North Texas:

  • 500X Gallery (artists co-op)
  • Art Attacks (guerilla art marketing from Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County)
  • Art Conspiracy (fundraising group of artists)
  • ArtFest (Memorial Day weekend event supporting the arts)
  • Art Focus XC
  • Artful Designs
  • Artisan’s Studio-Gallery
  • Artists’ Showplace
  • Art Patrol (painting in public spaces & …

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Museums, Galleries & Arts Centers


A guide with links to museums, galleries & arts centers in the North Texas area. The last section include links to other cultural guides to the area.

Art museums in North Texas:

  • African American Museum , Dallas
  • Amon Carter Art Museum, Fort Worth
  • Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington
  • Biblical Arts Museum, …

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Art Newspapers


Companion Art Newspapers

DFW Arts Daily — Headlines from 70+ local visual and performing arts groups and institutions, plus other local news sources. Includes images and videos. Free subscription.

DFW Artists Voice — Headlines from blogs & tweets from local visual artists and artists groups, plus other local news sources. Includes images …

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Art news sources: a resource guide

This guide has four sections (with links to websites): 1. Local 2. Texas 3. National and international 4. Guides to art news To suggest additional links or corrections, please notify the Moderator by clicking on Contact on the menu bar above. Updated …

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