From the Michael O’Keefe Studio: Art Exhibition Oct. 17, Design Workshop & Lecture Series


The 3rd Annual Invitational Art Exhibition at The O’Keefe Studio Center!

This Saturday evening, Oct. 17th
5:00 – 8:00pm
One night only

Come join us!  Plan to bring friends and family to enjoy the great art work, some wine and goodies, and good company!!

This year, our annual invitational exhibition will be held in conjunction with “Ricochet 15”, an arts awareness event, co-sponsored by the Richardson Symphony Orchestra and Arts Incubator of Richardson.  Our exhibition will be listed on the “culture map” of arts events to be held on the weekend of Oct. 17th.  This will likely lead to additional eyes on your work!

Any person who has participated in classes, workshops, or other events at The O’Keefe Studio Center is invited to submit one work of art for the exhibition.
Drop off of work:
Oct. 14th 11:00 – 1:00pm
Oct. 15th 11:30am – 3:00pm
Oct. 16th 10:000am – 4:00pm

Later this month:


2D Design Workshop

Instructor: Juliette McCullough
(Juliette was the first CTA presenter and all who participated were very impressed by her!)


Two 3 day workshops investigating principles of design that apply to all 2 dimensional visual art forms. These workshops will involve fun hands-on explorations, lectures and discussion, offering insight into important questions and concerns of visual form.


Session 1: “Line and Form”

October 30th, 6:00 – 8:00pm, October 31st, 12:00 – 3:00pm, November 1st, 12:00 – 3:00pm

Session 2: “Texture and Color”

January 22nd, 6:00 – 8:00pm, January 23rd, 12:00 – 3:00pm, January 24th, 12:00 – 3:00pm


Cost: $185 per session (includes most materials). A $90 non-refundable deposit holds your space for session 1. Balance due: October 16th.  A $90 non-refundable deposit holds your space for session 2. Balance due: January 8th: $95.  In the event of cancellation after October 16th or January 8th, $85 will be refunded if someone from the waiting list is able to attend.  Additional payment information at the bottom of the email.

Don’t miss this interesting talk considering 50 years of art at NorthPark Center!

Thursday Evening Lecture Series


“NorthPark Center: 50 Years of Innovation”,
Presenter: Stephen Ross,

November 12th, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Ask about: 

The Considering the Artist Seminar

Sedrick HuckabyNovember 5th, 6:00 – 9:30pm

Michael O’KeefeDecember 3rd, 6:00 – 9:30pm

Bob Stuth-WadeJanuary 7th, 6:00 – 9:30pm

Jack BarnettFebruary 4th, 6:00 – 9:30pm

Ben RubinMarch 3rd, 6:00 – 9:30pm

For additional information about classes and events please reply to this email; or call (972) 528-0309

To view our full calendar of events please visit our website at

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