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October Exhibits
Reception: Friday, October 7, 2016; 6 – 9pm 
October 7 – October 29, 2016
Art in the Metroplex
A juried show of artists from the counties of and surrounding the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Juror’s talk and awards at 7pm.
Ways of Seeing: Psychologists Create V

With this exhibit of painting, photography and music made by psychologists, Fort Worth Area Psychological Association celebrates creativity in the human spirit.


artLOVE Fort Worth
A fundraiser for Project Success Fort Worth, whose mission it is to

mentor homeless youth so they can break the cycle of displacement by providing a creative outlet through art.

Art by Tilka
Paintings by Santa Barbara Tilka centered around themes of finding hope in the face of adversity.

Brick By Brick

A collection of inspiring works exhibited by Georgia James Clarke, Charlotte Seifert, and Julie Wende.

What the Plowman Hears
A collection of paintings, prints, and drawings by artist Mark Renner.
A photography exhibit by Ting Huang, a traveling documentary photographer who enjoys organizing the world’s chaos through her work.
October 7 – December 27, 2016

TAC Featured Artist: Edgar Miller, In Between the Dark and the Light Edgar Miller seeks to find interesting light on interesting subjects.   MORE INFORMATION

Through October 22, 2016
Focus Gallery One: Solitude
The brilliant colors and richly textured surfaces of the paintings of Vicki Owen.
Focus Gallery Two: In Vitro
A collection of works by Molly Valentine Dierks that explore the expanding field of sculpture.
Somewhere in the Dark
Through October 31, 2016
Artwork featuring somber tones and monochromatic hues with moments of vibrancy amongst the colors of the night.
ART7 Gallery 820 Currie Street NEW LOCATION


Special Events

Art in the Metroplex Juror’s Talk
October 7, 2016; 7pm Sanders Theatre
Independent curator and arts writer Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, recently retired from the Blanton Museum of Art at UT-Austin, will give a juror’s talk on her selections for the Art in the Metroplex exhibit. Awards will be announced. FREE.

Project Success Fort Worth artLOVE Fundraiser
October 26, 2106; 5:30 – 8:30pm
Cocktail party, music, art, food. Artwork from both the community and from youth in the program will be on display. Some items will be for sale in the gallery, and others will be available via silent and live auction at the event. TICKETS

Come browse our small gift shop where you can purchase unique, artist-made pieces, as well as original jewelry, ceramics, glass, woodwork, metalwork, wearable art, handmade prints, photography and other fine art and craft works!
We are taking submissions for new works in the ARTshop!

Plan Your Event!
The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is the perfect place to have a wedding, conference, or any other special event. Whether it’s a private or corporate event – we can accommodate with beautiful spaces, catering, and stunning local art.  


Artist Opportunities

9 x 12 Works on Paper Show Call for Artists
Postmark Deadline: November 15, 2016
Open to all artists! 
The FWCAC announces an open call for entries: 2016 9 x 12 Works on Paper Show December 2-27, 2016.  Artworks on or of paper or paper products 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 attached-OK). Original artworks only; no reproductions.  Put artist’s name, address, title & date of work and medium on back. No entry form. Open to all artists – no age or geographical restrictions. All artwork is shown – no jury. Entry fee is $5US/piece; 6 entries max.  Postmark deadline November 15, 2016.  All artwork for sale for $100US; artist gets 75%.  Unsold works with SASE will be mailed by Jan 31. Send entries, entry fee by check or M.O. or PayPal to 9 x 12, FWCAC, 1300 Gendy, Ft Worth, TX 76107. Prospectus: http://www.fwcac.com/images/9x12prospectus2016.pdf
TAC Open Call: Small Works Exhibit at ART7 2016
Drop-off: Thursday, November 3, 2 – 8pm
Open to all TAC Members/ Non-TAC members may join here

ART7 and the FWCAC announce an open call to all TAC members for a Small Works Exhibit at ART7, November 12 – January 2, 2016. LOCATION OF ART7: 820 Currie, 76107.
Works must be professionally presented (framed or finished edges and install-ready). FINISHED WORK MAY BE NO LARGER THAN 15 INCHES including framing.
 2D and 3D welcome; 3D must supply pedestal if needed. $25 for up to three works. First-come, first-hung until we run out of room.

Fill out the form so that we have label information. Prepaid have guaranteed space.
Life Drawing with Carol Ivey at the Arts Center
Saturday mornings, October 15 – November 19, 2016
9:30am – 12:30pm

6 sessions
$225 model fee included
This class is aimed at the beginning and intermediate level. Emphasis will be on
developing and engaging visual perception to see the human form in terms of
unique configuration. Participants learn and practice exercises in gesture,
contour, shape, proportion, value, and expression. Some structure and anatomy
will be presented. Poses vary in length from the quick study to the more finished
drawing. All work is done from the live unclothed model.
To register contact: Carol Ivey 817-774-6048

Painting Classes with Carol Ivey at ART7
Friday mornings
9:30am – 12:30pm
An on-going Friday morning painting class, open to all levels and all approaches with students receiving individualized instruction.

Tuition: $140, or $120 for TAC members. ART7 Gallery, 820 Currie St.
To register contact: Carol Ivey 817-774-6048
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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