ECAA has changed it’s website provider but you may use the same URL to locate it: https://elliscountyart.net/ The new look is clean and sleek but informative.
ECAA has recently relocated to a new gallery home: ART on the Square, 113 West Franklin, Waxahachie TX.
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500X Gallery Seeking Applications for New Members
for the 2018/2019 Season
Application Packets due April 7th, 2018
500x Gallery is an artist run gallery collective with a long tradition. Having been run by artists for 40 years, 500x relies on the talent and dedication of it’s members to continue …
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You are invited to the Dallas Public Library Art Department’s
Exhibit of The Association of Traditional Artists Art
Saturday, December 2, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Fourth floor o f the Dallas Central Library 1515 Young St Dallas, TX 75201
A Reception Honoring ATA Artists Joan Hukel, Jane Kahler, Oleta Walls, Helen Peden, …
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A new group has been formed to promote and share botanical art in the region. It is based at the
Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) adjacent to the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens. It welcomes artists and illustrators using any and all media and styles, and all those interested in the beauty of nature. They …
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Trinity Arts Guild (TAG) is open to area artists and art lovers. We embrace artists working in any medium. The Guild was formed in 1961 to help both professional and amateur artists explore, develop and expand their creative talents.
TAG provides its members with gallery displays, art competitions and free demonstrations. We participate …
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ARTISTS & FRIENDS OF THE ARTS
If you are at least 18 years old, you are invited to join the Richardson Civic Art Society
Flyer: RCAS Members Flyer
Our meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May of each year. Our first monthly meeting …
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The Plano Art Association was formed in 1969 as a non-profit organization, and continues to be a vital part of the community. We are a non-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage artistic development of members, to advance artistic values in community projects, to further art education, to encourage creative activities related …
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Welcome home! Dear Craft Guild Family: I’m so pleased to bring you the good news that the Guild has signed a long-term lease for a new location.
We have found the perfect spot for us with a landlord who not only loves artists, but isn’t frightened off by tenants who work over open flames …
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Update regarding Plano Art Association
Gallery Facility As many of you know, PAA has discontinued occupancy
of it’s gallery space at EastSide Village in the
Arts District in Downtown Plano. Circumstances related to a major increase in the lease
renewal rate made it impossible for the association to afford
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ETSY DALLAS OPENS MEMBERSHIP FOR 2017
Etsy Dallas is looking for dedicated individuals with drive and passion to succeed and further the handmade movement in Dallas. To learn more about our 2017 membership drive, click here
Applications are available now through February 3 on etsydallas.com Etsy Dallas is a cooperative group of local artists and crafters who are …
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Allen Arts Alliance to Host
Information Session About
Visual Arts League of Allen Area (VALA)
The Allen Arts Alliance will host an information session open to all artists and creatives interested in getting involved in the new Visual Arts League of Allen Area (VALA) The social mixer and information session is open to …
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Trinity Arts Guild it pleased to announce the merger of Mid Cities Fine Artists with Trinity Arts Guild.
Trinity Arts Guild (TAG) will now sponsor 2 demonstrations per month for their members. Their normal evening meeting and the morning meeting on the second Wednesday of the month. The morning meeting is open to …
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The Desoto Art League now meets the second Saturday of the month.
We have returned to the nice light and comfortable space of the Desoto Presbyterian Church, meeting time 2 – 4 p.m.
212 W Pleasant Run Rd, DeSoto, TX 75115
There is close parking including handicap spots, kitchen access (because we do enjoy …
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Trinity Arts Guild is starting its new year of art events off right with a newly designed and beautiful website. Check it out: www.trinityartsguild.net.
Trinity Arts Guild (TAG), a 503 c non-profit organization, is open to area artists and art lovers. We embrace artists working in any medium. The Guild was formed in 1961 …
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The grand finale of RCAS’s 50th Anniversary year was celebrated at the Artists’ Award Reception on May 15th at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas. In addition to the winning artists and their friends and families, this gala event was attended by the RCAS President, Officers, Members, and thirteen RCAS Presidents Emeritus …
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Moving This Month to Valley View! Lots of parking, ample classroom space mere steps from your car, better security, and in the artist-focused Valley View Center: our interim location has lots to offer! While we hope to be in our permanent location this winter, we are excited at the opportunities our Valley View location brings. …
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We’re looking for new members, and YOU could be one of them! APPLICATIONS DUE: APRIL 29TH 500X members are responsible for maintaining and running the gallery. Member Duties Monthly Dues ($50 per month) Working During Show Openings Gallery Sitting (during open hours) Attendance of All Member Meetings Member Benefits Monthly Showing in the Members …
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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
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Guild Meetings: First Thursday of each month, 7:15 pm
Congregation Shearith Israel, 9401 Douglas – Dallas, Texas
(Southeast corner of Dallas Tollway & Walnut Hill Lane)
The Quilter’s Guild of Dallas boasts numerous friendship groups, an extensive library, workshops, a well-respected annual quilt show, regular meetings featuring nationally known speakers, etc.
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Richardson Civic Art Society
Artist Groups, Classes / Workshops, Meetings / Demonstrations
Celebrating our 50th Anniversary Year
Richardson Civic Art Society invites all DFW metroplex artists to join us for an art-filled season during our 50th Anniversary Year. RCAS was founded in 1966 as the first Art group in …
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The Irving Art Association’s home at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts will be closed for a month from April 15th through May 17th for renovation. A new roof is being installed and minor maintenance done. No meetings or events will be held at the Center. Although the Center is closed, the activities of …
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November 8-9, 2014 (Saturday & Sunday)
306 North Church Street
The Art Club of McKinney was founded by Kathryn Heard Craig on Nov. 10, 1914. She was a gifted artist whose talent was apparent by the age of 8 and was passionate about art throughout her …
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www.acadallas.org 2014-2015 Monthly Meetings with Guest Demo Artist Location- First United Lutheran Church- 6202 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas Tx, 75214 ACA meets monthly Sept – May on the 1st Tuesday of the month, 7:00- 9:00 pm. Monthly Award Show- Bring Artwork for contest, 1st place winner is named (Artist of the Month ) and added …
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Get intuitive & comprehensive photography education from one of the best photographers in the State. All of our events are fun, casual & a great opportunity to ask questions & really become familiar and learn more about photography, from equipment, settings, fundamental technique, composition, lighting, self promotion, processing, photoshop & software and a myriad …
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RCAS ART GROUP PLANS FOR 2013-14
Richardson Civic Art Society invites all DFW metroplex artists to join us for an art-filled season. Art shows, artist’s demonstrations, and workshops are organized by RCAS to benefit anyone who wants to participate. Complete information on the events of the 2013-14 season is available on the website at http://www.richardson-arts.org.
The first artist’s …
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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. 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.
The group meets at the Visual …
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Fort Worth Decorative Painters, a Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, meets the third Monday of the month (September thru May). Social time begins at 6:00 p.m. and the business meeting at 6:30. Each meeting includes a project in decorative painting. Non-members may attend one meeting annually as a guest. Annual dues are …
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The Yellow Rose has a new website: http://www.yellowrosechapter.com, plus a new Facebook page.
Decorative Painting, as defined by the Society of Decorative Painters, is a
diverse art form that utilizes a variety of techniques and media to decorate
functional and non-functional surfaces.
Meetings are held monthly at the King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6411 …
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PLANO ART ASSOCIATION, at the mature age of 46, has a new location. Join us at :
Plano Art Association Gallery
1013 15th Place #105, Plano, TX 75074
May 28th 2013! 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
You are invited to bring a piece of your work and be prepared to …
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Videos from the State of the Arts discussion held Jan. 24, 2013 at Dallas Museum of Art. State of the Arts is a partnership between the DMA and KERA’s Art&Seek. Post on the Art&Seek’s YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/artandseek
“Are We There Yet?” Dallas, Stop Asking.
Here’s Kim Cadmus Owens, artist and associate professor, saying Dallas needs …
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Again this year, artists from the Visual Art League of Lewisville donated children themed artwork to the pediatric ward of the Lewisville Hospital. These pieces of artwork were part of the Holiday decorated MCL Grand in Lewisville. Website: http://www.visualartleague.org/
The following artists participated in this act of giving pleasure to the children who are being cared …
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Zane Steadman, Texas Visual Art Association’s now former President, announced that Diana Moya was elected as the new TVAA President.In Zane’s words, “Diana has great credentials, and I think she will be great as a person of ideas to make TVAA grow. So, please welcome Diana Moya to the 2013 Board.”
On behalf of TVAA, …
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Nonprofit artist groups in North Texas:
- Allen Quilters Guild http://allenquilters.org/
- American Institute of Graphic Arts, Dallas Chapter (AIGA Dallas)
- Arlington Visual Arts Association
- Art After 5 (no longer a Dallas version)
- Art Club of McKinney
- Art Connection (Irving Arts Center)
- Art Educators of North Central Texas (affiliate of the Texas Art Education Association) Facebook page
- Artists of Eastland County (no current information)
- Artists ‘Round …
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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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