Category: Resources / Links

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

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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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Artnews SA Bankruptcy: new owner for ARTnews Magazine

 

Artnews SA, the Polish company that briefly published the New York–based ARTnews magazine and, even briefer still, Art in America, has filed for bankruptcy.

Last month, BMP Media Holdings took control of Art in America, MODERN, The Magazine ANTIQUES, and ARTnews from their former parent company, Artnews S.A., which is based in Poland. This week, BMP announced that …

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There’s an app for that! The DMA

Explore more! The Dallas Museum of Art’s collection encompasses more than 23,000 works of art and spans 5,000 years of human creativity, representing a full range of world cultures. Search what’s currently on view, find works of art in the galleries and save them to your favorites, or get social and let everyone know …

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Drawberry.com – Get your memories hand-painted on canvas: a database of artist portfolios

Get your memories hand-painted on canvas…

A new online platform at Drawberry.com is launched to bring together artists and customers from all over the world and offer them an easy way to find each other and strike deals on custom hand painting from photos.

An Australian software developing company …

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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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Frame Destination offers framing supplies & advice

Frame Destination is a framing supplies business located in Dallas with an online interface for ordering. You may have your ordered shipped but pickup is also available for local customers.

Website:  https://www.framedestination.com Email: info@FrameDestinations.com Phone: 972-479-1188 Address: 13539 Method Street, Dallas, TX 75243

Photographer Mark Rogers founded Frame Destination out of his home in Dallas, Texas, in …

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A new tool for arts organizations & a free webinar Aug. 30

Introducing the NCAR KIPI Dashboard

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research now features a free, diagnostic tool that allows arts and cultural organizations to see how they are performing compared to organizations like theirs nationally.

See the NCAR Dashboard – http://mcs.smu.edu/dashboard/

The Dashboard provides results and resources so arts and cultural organizations can assess health and sustainability and hone strategic decisions. Learn …

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How to Throw a Paint Party by Heidi Easley

Texas art entrepreneur Heidi Easley, founder of Texas Art & Soul, has published a book based on her experience with hosting paint parties, the latest trend in art entertainment.

How to Throw a Paint Party!  

Because I’ve had so many people ask me about how to teach paint parties so I decided to …

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New Outsider and Contemporary Art News Feed

Outsider Art News is the source for real-time art news and events from the worlds of Outsider, Art Brut, Folk and Contemporary. For press inquiries, TV/radio appearances: info@outsiderartnews.com

Submitted by Outsider Art News. Email: csshow@gmail.com

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Acacia PR Blog & News – The Best PR and Art Marketing Tips!

PR and Marketing Service for Artists & Galleries

Getting noticed is a hard job with so many gallery openings, exhibitions, art fairs, biennials and events going on, especially for emerging artists. But today, people are connected more directly than ever. By using the right strategy and pitching the right people, you can save years of …

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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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Darla Bostick – 2016 Art Calendar, Spring Portugal Tour, Watercolor classes, Ghost Ranch Workshop / Retreat

Every year the calendar sells out! To be sure you get as many as you need for personal use or for friends, family and clients, let me know NOW.

This is my 6th year to offer a beautiful calendar of heavy card-stock that shares 12 of my paintings. Many of the images in the …

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Art Conspiracy: Continuing Our Story (Jessie Martinez)

Artist Story: Jessie Martinez Get a peek at this Art Con artist’s journey from the start

Halfway through its 11th year, and Art Conspiracy is just picking up steam. “In March, we announced that we’ve grown bigger than just a fundraising platform into an enhanced year-round platform of which the reach and potential is …

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FREE Art Pubs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

http://www.metmuseum.org/research/metpublications/

MetPublications is a portal to the Met’s comprehensive publishing program with 1,500 titles, including books, online publications, and Bulletins and Journals from the last five decades. Over 422 items are free to download, read or search for FREE. Other titles may be purchased through the interface.

For the Met’s Bulletin, all but the …

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Community College Courses on Art for Summer

Don’t forget about the local community / junior colleges for classes on art. They typically offer noncredit community or continuing ed courses along with for-credit options. It’s time to enroll now.

Dallas County Community College District: http://www.dcccd.edu/

  • Brookhaven
  • Cedar Valley
  • Eastfield
  • El Centro
    http://www.elcentrocollege.edu/Admissions/Schedule/2015/Summer/prefix/ARTS.php
  • Dallas …

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