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How the Arts Council can help you: Arts at a Distance

A message from the Arts Council of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Community Arts Center and Fort Worth Public Art

It’s times like these that show us how vital the arts are to our community. The Arts Council has mobilized quickly to do everything we can to provide resources for the arts community- both for …

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Local funds for artist relief: GoFundMe and EASL

The Dallas Morning News has posted the following GoFundMe links:

Dallas Artist Relief
To donate: GoFundMe.com/f/dallas-low-income-artistfreelancer-relief-fund

Fort Worth Artist and Service Worker Relief
To donate: gofundhme.com/f/fort-worth-relief

EASL (The Emergency Artists’ Support League)
https://easl.us/

Since 1992, EASL has proudly acted in support of North Texas artists, and we are happy to provide more information about our organization, and our …

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Resources for Texas Art on Glasstire: a response to the current crisis

What is Glasstire?

Glasstire is the oldest online-only art magazine in the country. We are proud to have promoted the visual arts in Texas to a local, regional and national audience since 2001. Glasstire is the only publication in Texas that is producing serious art criticism on a daily basis. Our name is an homage …

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The Arts go Virtual

In response to the emergency closing of cultural institutions to prevent the spread of coronavirus, access to the arts has gone virtual. You can view the arts from the safety of your home on your personal computer, tablet or smartphone.

For a compilation of local resources, see CultureMap Dallas’s

The Dallas arts groups offering virtual access …

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Eventbrite: Ways the Community is Coming Together to Show Support During COVID-19

A message from Eventbrite:

Dear Event Creator Community, 

The impacts of COVID-19 on our creator community and fellow attendees has been vast. Our thoughts are with all of you and we hope you’re safe and healthy. We are reminded of just how critical it is to support one another during these challenging times. We are …

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Top 5 Trends To Be Implemented In An Up-to-date Art Gallery

Submitted by Michael Gorman, guest writer.

Art galleries have been around for centuries, but they rarely ever changed their setups and the overall appearance. But the world has made substantial progress in the last couple of decades and a modern art gallery ( http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/the-art-of-design-exhibit-at-art-gallery-pure/ ) has to respond to the changes.

After all, the …

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Introducing: Culture Pass Dallas!

Introducing: Culture Pass Dallas! We are excited to announce Culture Pass Dallas!

About Culture Pass Dallas

Culture Pass Dallas allows anyone with a Dallas Public Library card to sample some of the many arts and cultural events in Dallas. These free tickets are brought to you courtesy of our many Dallas arts and …

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Upcoming Texas Commission on the Arts Application Deadline and Updates

TCA has some upcoming application deadlines. As always, the TCA staff is happy to discuss your goals and eligibility to determine which programs are right for you. You may also request that a TCA staff member review your application and provide feedback. Ideally, these requests would be made at least two weeks before the …

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Shop Local on Etsy.com

Support local artists and crafters!

Support DFW artists and crafters in your neighborhood by buying nearby! Did you know ETSY has a shop local geographic feature?

For an article on tips on shopping at Etsy, click here. You can limit your ETSY search results by using the local items filter: on the left side of …

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Applications for 2020-2022 Texas Touring Roster

Texas Touring Roster application form is now online!
Deadline:  January 31, 2020  
 

Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) maintains a roster of approved Texas-based touring companies and artists. This program is open to artists of all artistic disciplines including visual arts (e.g. murals) and film.     Every two years, all …

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Tips for Designing a Beautiful Garden Space

Tips for Designing a Beautiful Garden Space

By freelance editor, Rae Steinbach

“Rae is a graduate of Tufts University with a combined International Relations and Chinese degree. After spending time living and working abroad in China, she returned to NYC to pursue her career within content writing. She specializes in curating content that speaks …

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TCA’s Free Professional Development Webinar Feb. 20 on Community Foundations Funding Opportunities

Free Professional Development Webinar Series      
Please join us for a webinar on:  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 2:00 PM CST      Register now!  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3049931302179017229          

A Community Foundation Insider Tells All    MariBen will present Community Foundations: What They Are & How They Make a Difference in Your …

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Michael Holter’s 7 Steps to Watercolor Landscapes DVD

Local watercolorist Michael Holter has issued another watercolor instruction DVD available from Creative Catalyst.

For a limited time it is available at a discounted price at https://ccpvideos.com/products/mh1d

Michael Holter: 7 Steps to Watercolor Landscapes

Artist: Michael Holter
Producer: Creative Catalyst Productions
SKU: MH1d

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Best museums in North Texas

We all love art, don’t we? There is nothing more enjoyable for art lovers than visiting a museum, which is a great opportunity get thrown back in history while admiring the astonishing styles, colors, and contents. Museums are opened portals to centuries ago, and there is no way you can get bored when there is …

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Professional art shuttle services

Hello Artisans,

Itransport4u is a Fine Arts transportation/shuttle service. Our company has been in business for over 18 years. We currently have nine (9) Mercedes Sprinter Vans in our fleet. Each Van has been fabricated solely for art transportation and is climate controlled. Everything is “soft packed,” no crating is required. We are client-based …

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Easy Drawing Guides Website

https://easydrawingguides.com/

On this website, I post drawing guides that can help everyone easily create amazing drawings. I post step-by-step drawing tutorials, drawing guide printouts, and how to draw videos. Some of the posts and guides are created by me but, mostly, by my friends as I’m not a professional artist. — Rauno

Contributed by …

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Art Here Lately at the Dallas Arts Revue

JR Compton styles his DallasArtsRevue.com as “Dallas’ Oldest & Largest Online Art Magazine Of, By and For Dallas Artists.” His reviews are in his words: “colorfully-illustrated and spiritedly-opiniated“, but know that he is really a stauch supporter of local artists.

A regular feature is Art Here Lately, a photo- and humor-rich review …

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Shop Local Through ETSY on Shop Small Saturday Nov. 25

Support DFW artists and crafters in your neighborhood by buying nearby! Did you know ETSY has a shop local geographic feature?

You can start your search here

https://www.etsy.com/localsearch. 

Or limit your ETSY search results by using the local items filter.

For a visual map of local events and brick & mortar sellers use https://www.etsy.com/local …

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Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs Special Project Funding for Non-Profits

As part of a new Office of Cultural Affairs initiative, a funding program to support special projects for non-profit arts organizations and individual artists in any discipline has been established. Awards of $1,000 to $6,000 will be made to support projects by non-profit organizations and individual artists not currently supported in the COP and …

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Compton’s New Guide to Publicizing Your Art

Dallas art photoessayist and photographer J R. Compton has recently published on his Dallas Arts Revue website:

How to Publicize Your Work by J R Compton

http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/art-crit/Here_Lately/ArtHereLately.html#pub

He advocates for the five Ws dear to journalism: Who, What, When, Why and Where. Plus avoiding artspeak and using plenty of photos. And plenty of other …

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What Kinda Name is Blart? Series

Golden Edition Publishing
108 N. Locust St. #300 Denton, TX 76201
www.goldeneditionpublishing.com

 

What Kinda Name is Blart? goes on an adventure with the release of an activity book featuring the characters from it’s middle-grade chapter book series

October 30, 2017 (DENTON, TEXAS) – Stephanie Will, Designer and Image Creator for the …

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Leonardo da Vinci, a new biography by Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson, famed author and biographer, returns to North Texas!

He’s written books about Albert Einstein, Henry Kissinger, Steve Jobs, Ben Franklin and others. 
And now, the veteran Council guest speaker has turned his attention to a genius among geniuses, Leonard Da Vinci (1452-1519), the artist, sculptor, inventor, scientist, architect, etc.

Though he was …

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Dallas Cultural Plan Survey

What can Dallas do to keep the arts and culture vibrant in our City?
The City of Dallas, through its Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), is embarking on a year-long process to create a cultural plan to answer that question. The Dallas Cultural Plan—our first since 2002—will analyze the city’s cultural priorities, …

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Hot Off The Press . . .from photographer Randy Ziegler

In Revelatory Moments I will be taking you on a pictorial journey over the years and share my thoughts, insights, and revelations during the moments of photo capture. This is not a technical photography book, but rather a guidepost for those who want to elevate their seeing.

Preview the book here:   REVELATORY MOMENTS

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Spotlight on Suzanne McNeill’s Travel Journals

A world traveler (and creator of numerous beautiful sketchbooks from her travels), Suzanne McNeill has just returned from a trip to Cuba for new artistic inspiration. She says “It was a wonderful trip … The bright colored antique cars, home stays, Havana and the Vinales Valley were all spectacular.”

CLOTH-PAPER-SCISSORS magazine did a 6-page …

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Americans for the Arts Study: Irving’s Nonprofit Arts & Culture Industry

Irving’s Nonprofit Arts & Culture Industry Generates $25.5mm in Economic Activity; Supports 1,000+ Jobs Annually According to Americans for the Arts Study

IRVING, TEXAS. — The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $25.5 million in annual economic activity in Irving, Texas, supporting 1,031 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $2.6 million in local and state …

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Paper Arts Reopening April 1st

One of the favorite stores for paper crafters, printmakers, watercolorists and paper artists of all kinds is reopening on April 1st. 10 am – 6pm Location: Paper Arts, 118 N Peak St, Dallas, Texas 75226.

https://www.facebook.com/events/437504426582085/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/paperartsdallas/

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Dallas Art Fair + Artsy

Dallas Art Fair is pleased to announce Artsy as our official online partner for the fourth consecutive year.

For the fourth year, Artsy will host the official online preview of Dallas Art Fair 2017, sharing the fair with an international audience of collectors, curators, and art enthusiasts in 190+ countries. Visitors to Dallas Art Fair on …

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Grand Prairie Framing Resource – RW Chang Co. Liquidation Sale

Liquidation Sale In Process!

Due to changes in our lease agreement, we will be here a couple of weeks into February.
We will take custom framing orders another week, until February 1st. 
 Come by and see the bargains you’ll find! 

908 Fountain Pkwy
Grand Prairie, Tx. 75050
972-647-0757

Framed Prints

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Dictionary of Texas Artists, 1800 -1945

CASETA, Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art, is pleased to share with early Texas art researchers, scholars and enthusiasts the text version of the
Dictionary of Texas Artists,
1800 – 1945 
compiled by Paula L. Grauer and Michael R. Grauer, Texas A&M University Press. CASETA wants to thank …

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CADD announces CADDfund 2017

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Present   CADD FUNd 2017   Sunday, March 5th, 5:00 – 7:30 pm   3015 AT TRINITY GROVES 3015 Gulden Lane Dallas, TX 75212

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas will again celebrate creativity and community with a Sunday Soup Supper onMarch 5th at 3015 at Trinity Groves. CADD FUNd …

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ONE RIVER SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN to open in 2017 in Frisco

FIRST FRANCHISE LOCATION OF INNOVATIVE

ONE RIVER SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN

SCHEDULED TO OPEN IN FRISCO, TEXAS IN EARLY 2017

 

The nation’s first network of contemporary art schools  offers a transformative new direction in art education.

 

ENGLEWOOD, NJ: With a mission to develop …

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New Dedicated Fine Art Photography and Scanning Service in Bishop Arts District

SkylineArtPrints.com an Austin based company providing fine art scanning, photography and printing services have opened their first satellite location in Dallas’s Bishop Arts District. The Dallas location is dedicated to fine art photography and scanning services for artists, and also has a small art gallery. Skyline Arts is a company that prides themselves on …

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New Offering From Carole Wolanow’s VIDA Collection

VIDA ART NOW AVAILABLE IN HOME GOODS CATEGORY

CAROLE WOLANOW’S ART IS NOW BEING USED IN THE HOME GOODS CATEGORY OF THROW PILLOW. SEE EXAMPLE HERE.

GO TO  http://shopvida.com/search?page=1&q=CAROLE+WOLANOW TO SEE HER TOTAL VIDA COLLECTION

 

Submitted by CAROLE WOLANOW. Email: CAROLE.WOLANOW@SBCGLOBAL.NET

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Help a North Texas Artist today!!!

North Texas artists need your support!  To show your support, we hope you will make a gift to the Emergency Artist’s Support League.  As you probably know, visual artists and visual arts professionals often live within narrow financial constraints, even in the best of times. A medical crisis, fire, or other emergency can result …

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