FWCAC: MAY in the Arts Center

FWCAC focusFort Worth Community Arts Center
Hours: M-SAT 9AM – 5PM   

Chung-Lin Tseng, Artistic Director & Enrica Tseng, Artistic Advisor

BALLET FRONTIER OF TEXAS was established in 2009.  Dedicated to providing a powerful cultural experience, the company encompasses an organic mix of artistic quality, young talent and world-class choreography.   Led by Artistic Director, Taiwan-born Chung-Lin Tsengand Artistic Advisor Enrica Tseng, both nationally recognized dancers, The company provides  proficient training and career building opportunities for aspiring young dancers who participate in auditions, rehearsals and performances alongside top dance professionals.  Annual performances include The Nutcracker as well as a new and unique production each spring.  Special performances and programs are offered to local schools and are essential to Ballet Frontier’s commitment to community outreach.

In the Galleries

Receptions for the Artists
Friday, May 8  6:00 – 9:00 pm 

New In the Galleries


May 8 – June 20, 2015

Focus Gallery One: Ugly Reds

The Ugly Reds series is about getting older, being alone and being with mates, defining ourselves, searching for relevance, and the frustration that follows. Radke chooses to use red because it jolts the viewer when used predominantly.  MORE

Focus Gallery Two: From the Back Seat, On Foot and Over Water: Patterns of Travel
Anne Allen’s drawings explore pattern, both natural and manmade. Her work references sources that include vines, foliage, maps, skin markings, hairnets, lace and doilies. MORE

May 8- 30, 2015

Journey to Recovery Through the Artist’s Eye: An exhibition in honor of and inspired by the MHMR Pine Street Recovery Center
An exhibition of works by 10 artists inspired by the lives of men and women who shared their journey through addiction to sobriety.  MORE
ART X 2: Points of Departure

Abstract paintings and sculpture by husband and wife artists. MORE

Arlington Heights HS AP Photography Exhibit

Students are displaying their best fine art photography from the 2014-2015 school year. MORE  


I Love Art

A celebration of Chris Thames’ acrylic paintings and unique painting style.  MORE


Wrestling With Light & Dark

Two local artists, Nichole Meza and Mark Reese, wrestle with light and dark in their exhibit exploring the demons within ourselves and others.MORE

In Transit

A photographic and video project examining the role that the automobile plays in shaping our collective experience of the contemporary landscape.MORE
April 3 – June 29, 2015
TAC Featured Artist Karen Jacobi: Pattern & Portrait

An exhibit of portraits underlaid or overlaid with patterned materials. The layered images create an interrupted space evoking memory and the transience of time.MORE

May 8 – July 6, 2015
ART7 Gallery 2956 Crockett Street 
I Am, You Are

An exciting look at contemporary portraits and figurative work.


Artist Opportunities

May 9, 2015; 10am – noon From Camera to Competition Elaine Taylor has prepared a step-by-step instruction manual for getting your images ready to send to all types of shows. During this workshop, we will walk you through it, for both PC and Mac. The computer programs used are free, if you have Internet access. $10 for TAC members; $25 for non-members. Call or email Elaine Taylor or Rachel Ireland to sign-up in advance. This workshop has been rescheduled from the April 25 date.  Sign up

Miksang Contemplative Photography Workshop Level 1
May 16 & 17, 2014 9am – 4pm/3pmThis school of contemplative photography brings together the art of photography and the discipline of meditation. TAC members $125/non-members $150. Denise Bossarte, instructor. Equipment needed: any camera, even point and shoot, with fresh batteries and storage card. No photography experience necessary.

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Artist Trading Card Workshop

May 30, 2015; 11 – 1pm

Artist Trading Cards are tiny, business-sized pieces of art that have your contact information on the back. There will be a “Speed-Dating” session on June 16 between Artists and Patrons of Art. The ATC workshop will allow you to prepare small works of art to exchange with an art patron, who will, in turn give you their contact information to add to your mailing list. Even if you cannot attend the June event, you are still welcome to come to the workshop. $10, open to all.

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The Texas Artists Coalition is a membership program designed to offer benefits for artists in the North Texas community. The mission of the TAC is to support the career development of artists, whether they are emerging or established, amateur or professional.

Programs of the TAC are supported by the Arts Council of Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.   
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