Fort Worth Community Arts Center: February in the Galleries & more

February Upcoming Events
Get excited! Listed below are all of the events happening this February with the Arts Council of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, and Fort Worth Public Art!
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Closing Artist Receptions February 15, 2019 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the galleries
Cultura Del Vaquero  1/4/19- 2/20/19
The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is the oldest continuously running livestock show and rodeo. The Fort Worth Community Arts Center, neighbor to the Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum, continues to dedicate February 2019 to the spirit of the west. Our 9,000 square feet of gallery space will showcase works that embrace the spirit and theme of the west.
Exhibits on View through February 20, 2019
Featured in our galleries: 

Cultura Del Vaquero Jurored Exhibition
I Wanna Be A Cowboy by Marshall Harris
Dust Till Dawn by Carol L. Acedo
Hechizo Seco by Elizabeth Dryden
Texas by Jon Flaming
Legends of the Old West by Kellie Hudson
Western Roots by Marsha Wilson
How My West Was Won by Glenn Downing
Vaquero Moderno by B.C. Gilbert
Life in the West by Peggy Judy
‌ ‌ ‌ Fort Worth Art Commission Meeting February 11, 2019 5:30 p.m.
At their February meeting, the Fort Worth Art Commission will approve the selected artist for the Eastside Family Library Public Art Project, review Dixie Friend Gay’s Preliminary Design for Foster Park and receive updates on the Highland Hills, Bonnie Brae, and Rosedale Plaza Park Public Art Projects.

For more information about the Fort Worth Art Commission, visit www.fwpublicart.org or follow along on social media.
Fort Worth Community Art Center | 1300 Gendy St. | Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Artist Talk: Marshall Harris February 15, 2019 6:30 p.m.
“I design my work to be declarative and intentional with no happenstance to complicate the work. My works are intended to make you look, look again, and then ask questions.” -Marshall Harris
An artist talk by Marshall Harris. Harris’ exhibition, I Wanna Be A Cowboy features original graphite on mylar drawings and limited edition prints of meticulously detailed objects including several renderings of ornate Western saddles.
From January 11 to February 7, 2019, a raffle to benefit the Arts Center will be held for a chance to own a signed artist proof by Harris. Tickets are $5 each. The lucky winner will take home a print of M.L. Leddy Saddle which is valued at $1,500 retail price.
Figure Drawing/Painting Sessions Tuesdays 5:30-8:30 pm

Artist fee is $15 per session. 
For more information, contact Melinda at 303.881.1122 More Information

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