FWCAC: November in the Arts Center

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

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SHOP small SATURDAY
NOVEMBER 28, 2015
10 – 4pm 

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is proud to announce a Shop Small Saturday event. Works by local artists and artisans will be for sale to the public for a special one day event on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, November 28 from 10AM to 4PM. Pottery, weaving, jewelry, woodwork, handmade soap, cards, small paintings, knitting and steampunk are just some of the items available.

Behind every small business there’s a story worth knowing. Small Business plays a big role in making our community great!

 

In the Galleries
GALLERY EXHIBITS FOR NOVEMBER
Receptions for the Artists

Friday, November 6, 2015  6:00 – 9:00 pm

 
New In the Galleries
November 6 – December 19, 2015

Focus Gallery One: Soliloquy 

 Jill Bedgood creates multi-media works that reflect her questioning of the duality of human nature; an exploration of the cyclical quality of human experience and memory. MORE


Focus Gallery Two: Physical Fiction

Ana M. Lopez is attracted to the idea of metal as skin and the relationship of the physicality of the piece to the corporeality of the maker.

She incorporates objects from industry, both to contrast with the more sensual forms, and to create new hybrids: a physical fiction.  MORE

 

November 6 – 28, 2015

Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild, with Texas Glass Artists     

Members of the Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild and the Texas Glass Artists will hold a special sale of handmade ceramic works. MORE

Memories and Musings IV

Two Texas artists and friends, Doris Mobley and Judith Wolf show their paintings. MORE

Earth Bound Planes 

Geraldine Brettmann expresses herself with linear motion in her paintings. MORE

Branching Out: A Love of Trees

Lisa Davis expresses order, sanctuary or simply pays homage to a specific tree.  MORE

 
Green Avenue Studio

Artists studying and working at Ann Ekstrom’s studio. MORE

Society of Watercolor Artists Juried Fall Membership Exhibition  

The exhibit is an annual event to encourage and promote the talent of the SWA membership.  MORE

Along Natural Lines

Karen Ferrer is mesmerized by the shapes of foliage or grass or the waves in a stream as the breezes put them in motion.  MORE

Through December 29, 2015

TAC Featured Artist Suzan Cook: The Color of Music  

Abstractions that develop in a clear, almost musical sequence of related images in series of works. MORE

NEW LOCATION!
November 14, 2015 – January 2, 2016
ART7 Gallery 830 Currie Street NEW LOCATION!
TAC Small Works Show

Members of the Texas Artists Coalition exhibit works under 15″ for sale.  MORE

Special Events

November 6-7, 2015 Holiday Sale & Show
Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild are hosting their annual Holiday Sale & Show with the Texas Glass Artists joining them for this sale. 5-9pm Friday 10am – 4pm onSaturday in the Front Gallery at the Arts Center. 45 minutes free parking in the Western Heritage Parking Garage. Entrance to sale free of charge.
November 14, 2015, Book Signing
Tonya Cunningham Ministries Book signing event in the Front Gallery from 5-7pm.
November 28, 2015 Shop Small Saturday!
The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is proud to announce a Shop Small Saturday event. Small works by local artists will be for sale to the public for a special one day event on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, November 28 from 10AM to 4PM. Behind every small business there’s a story worth knowing. Small Business plays a big role in making our community great!
November 28, 2015 Holiday Fashion and Art Showcase
Bitz N Pieces will present their Holiday Fashion and Art showcase in the Front Gallery of the Arts Center 7-10pm. Bitz n’ Pieces was created as a pop-up jewelry and handbag shop in 2006. The business has now is committed to the evolution of your unique, personal, and home style. Our products and services are selected based on their ability to help our clients build a look that simply and uniquely defines “their” style.

FWCAC’s ARTshop 

ARTshop, a small gift shop comprised of unique one of kind artist-made pieces in the Arts Center. Come in to find original jewelry, ceramics, glass, woodwork, metalwork, wearable art, handmade prints and cards, photography and other fine art and craft works that make perfect gifts for any occasion.
Artist Opportunities
9 x 12 Works on Paper Show (open to all artists)
Postmark Deadline: November 16, 2015
FWCAC is calling for artworks on or of paper or paper products that may be any size, but MUST fit in a 9 x 12 envelope. Folded, 3D or multi-part OK.  Unmatted, unframed photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media, cast or folded paper or digital prints OK (other materials may be attached; canvasboard or canvaspaper is OK,). Original artworks only. All work shown – no jury. All works for sale for $100; Artist gets 75%. Include a SASE for returns. Open to all artists – no age or geographical restrictions. Entry fee: $5US per piece/6 max. December 4-29, 2015. For more information

TAC

Professional Review
Monday, November 9, 2015
One slot left at 7:30pm
Alison Hearst, Asst Curator, Modern Art Museum of FW, Reviewer

The TAC Professional Review is an opportunity for artists to show their work to curators, gallery directors and art writers in order to be critiqued and given constructive feedback on their art and presentation. The arts professional/s will be available for 20-minute individual critiques/reviews for artists. These reviews are available to paid-up/current Texas Artists Coalition members only. Each TAC member may only sign up for one review. Payment of $27 MUST accompany sign-up. Memberships or renewals may be paid for at the same time. See the link here for more information and rules.

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.   
Visit the WEBSITE and get the latest news or to join TAC today.

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