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Saturday, February 11, 2012


Monday, February 13th, 2012 - Sunday, Febuary 19th, 2012

What's happening in art in the North Texas area (with emphasis on nonprofit visual arts groups). Find out where to go to appreciate, create, meet or learn about art!


Don't forget to check out our associated websites:

TO ADD AN EVENT, contact moderator@artgroupsdfw.com or use the Submission Form. All notices are moderated.

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Events

(Exhibit Openings & Receptions, Art Walks / Studio Tours, Festivals & Art Sales, Art Lectures & Conferences, Fundraisers and Paintouts)

Click on Art Events Calendar to see full details and links.

Monday, February 13
  • SMU Community Forum: Arts Markets and Management Research Initiatives
Friday, February 17
  • Pursuit of Excellence. An Exhibition of Rising Artists reception
  • VAGF 2012 Member Show "Iconic Love" reception
Saturday, February 18
  • 500XPO 2012 Reception
  • AMA Spring Gala: An Affair of the Heart
  • Arlington Visual Art Association (AVAA) 35th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit Awards Reception
  • Arlington Visual Arts Association Regional Juried Show reception
  • Dallas Arts District Public Tour
  • Le Nouvel Opera de Paris Folio: Paris Opera House by Architect Jean Louis Charles Garnier opens

Lectures are also held at several local art museums:
For more gallery openings see

Meetings and Demonstrations

Click on the Art Meetings Calendar to see details and links.

Monday, February 13
  • Arlington Visual Arts Association
  • Dallas Stampers
  • Lake Granbury Art Association
  • Mesquite Creative Arts Club
  • Wise County Art Association, Bridgeport
Tuesday, February 14
  • Fort Worth Calligraphers Guild
  • Henderson County Art Club, Athens http://hendersoncountyart.org
  • Visual Arts League of Lewisville
Wednesday, February 15
  • ArtLoveMagic Open House
Thursday, February 16
  • Artists of Eastland County
  • Irving Quilt Guild
  • Visual Artists of Cedar Hill (VACH)

For the schedule for weekly ongoing art activity groups, see Painting, Drawing & Critique Groups.


Classes & Workshops

Note that classes and workshops require prior registration. Click on the Art Instruction Calendar to see details and links.

Monday, February 13
  • Stephen Quiller: From Working Sketches to Finished Paintings
  • Irma Ward Oil classes
  • Barbara McFarland Monday evening classes
  • LGAA Free Drawing Session
  • Oil & Acrylic with Barbara McFarland
  • PAT KOCHAN Monday watermedia classes
Tuesday, February 14
  • Stephen Quiller: From Working Sketches to Finished Paintings
  • Irma Ward Oil classes
  • Bohlman Weekly Watercolor Class
  • Intermedia Drawing Class
  • Quilter's Guild of Plano Community Sew Day
  • Watercolor with Bennie Wood
Wednesday, February 15
  • Stephen Quiller: From Working Sketches to Finished Paintings
  • Irma Ward Oil classes
  • Acrylic with Kenneth Porter
  • Brotherton Variations in Watercolor Wednesday Classes
  • Don Mullins Portrait Painting Class
  • Introduction to Studio Lighting
  • LGAA Free Painting Sessions
  • Life Drawing Sessions (live models)
Thursday, February 16
  • Stephen Quiller: From Working Sketches to Finished Paintings
  • Quilter's Guild of Plano Retreat
Friday, February 17
  • Stephen Quiller: From Working Sketches to Finished Paintings
  • Quilter's Guild of Plano Retreat
  • Jackie Abrams - Weaving Paper Baskets
  • Encaustic Fri./Sat. workdays/workshops
  • Friday Open Art Nights
  • LGAA Free Experimental Art Group
  • Watercolor with Bennie Wood
Saturday, February 18
  • Quilter's Guild of Plano Retreat
  • Jackie Abrams - Weaving Paper Baskets
  • Encaustic Fri./Sat. workdays/workshops
  • "Loosening Up" painting workshop with Niki Gulley
  • Acrylic with Kenneth Porter
  • Irving Quilt Guild Workshops
  • Kaligrafos Newbie workshop: Pointed Pen Variations with Betty Barna
  • Mask Making with Catherine Snow
  • Saturday Kids Workshop
Sunday, February 19
  • Quilter's Guild of Plano Retreat
  • Jackie Abrams - Weaving Paper Baskets
  • "Loosening Up" painting workshop with Niki Gulley
  • The Hands On Be a Better Photographer Studio Workshop

See also these listings:

For painting groups see: Painting, Drawing & Critique Groups


Deadlines 

Calls for entries and artist opportunities. Click on Art Deadlines Calendar to see full details and links or for more deadlines.

Monday, February 20
  • Society of Watercolor Artists 2012 International Juried Art Exhibition (CDs)
Wednesday, February 22
  • Antifaz
Friday, February 24
  • PAINT HISTORIC TERRELL
Saturday, February 25
  • Society of Watercolor Artists 2012 International Juried Art Exhibition (online entry)
Monday, February 27
  • Missions Art Exhibit
Thursday, March 1
  • 2012 FWCAC Biennial
  • RCAS 2012 Regional Show
Friday, March 2
  • 2012 FWCAC Biennial
Saturday, March 3
  • 2012 FWCAC Biennial
Friday, March 9
  • PAINT HISTORIC TERRELL
Thursday, March 15
  • NEXUS in Texas 2012 (Women Printmakers of Austin)
Friday, March 16
  • Learn 2 Live Green
Monday, March 26
  • IAA 2012 Annual Juried Show
  • TONAL Watercolor 2012
Sunday, April 1
  • International Artist/Health Residencies, Ratot, Hungary 2012
  • Mars: the next Frontier
Tuesday, April 3
  • Bishop Arts Saturday Market
Sunday, April 15
  • Ring of Fire: the legend of Johnny Cash


TO ADD AN EVENT, contact moderator@artgroupsdfw.com or use the Submission Form. All notices are moderated.

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