Film & Exhibits highlight Black Women’s Month at the SDCC

South Dallas Cultural Center
3400 S. Fitzhugh Avenue Dallas TX 75210
http://www.dallasculture.org/SDCulturalCenter/
We bid a fond farewell to our fearless leader Vicki Meek, but we won’t skip a beat in March because it’s Black Women’s Month!

I just want to thank everyone who took time to celebrate with me …

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“The Galactic Wonder” by Asia A. Lewis at Giddens Gallery

“The Galactic Wonder”
by Asia A Lewis “The Galactic Wonder” describes my growth as an artist and discovering my voice. The paint strokes, colors, patterns and textures call to me each time I am at the canvas. Each piece reminds me of nature by way of the galaxy. The galaxy is full of wonder …

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Sightings: Mai-Thu Perret opens March 12 at the Nasher

Sightings: Mai-Thu Perret March 12, 2016 – July 17, 2016 Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201

Join us on opening weekend for a conversation with Swiss-born exhibition artist Mai-Thu Perret, who has spent the past 16 years making work born from a fictional feminist art commune she created called The Crystal Frontier. Set in New Mexico, …

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Spring Break for free at the DMA March 14 – 18

Spring Break Week 2016 at the Dallas Museum of Art

Enjoy a fun-filled week of art-making activities, family tours, story times, and gallery activities for families—all inspired by the work of Jackson Pollock.
Spring Break programs are FREE and held daily March 15–18.

https://www.dma.org/SpringBreak

https://www.dma.org/SpringBreak

Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas …

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2016 Fresh Start Art Show Winners

Visual Arts Guild of Frisco‘s FRESH START 2016 was held Feb. 1-28, 2016 at the Frisco Gallery in the Frisco Discovery Center. The exhibition featured painting, drawing, photography, ceramic and more.

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Winners (with juror comments):

The Best of Show honor was given to Anne Royer’s  “Odysseus Strings”

Intelligent use of shape and color as if music …

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Upstairs Gallery: Vern Johnson Retrospective & Spring Gallery Night March 19

SPRING GALLERY NIGHT MARCH 19, 2016
12:30 PM – 9:00 PM The Upstairs Gallery, 1038 West Abram, Arlington, TX 76013 817.277.6961 upstairsartgallery.com   Vern Johnson: A Retrospective

About ten years ago Vern Johnson began painting full time. For every show, he found new ways to depict the beauty of the natural world: prairie landscapes …

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Artspace111: Rambler Opening & Spring Gallery Night March 19

Rambler New Paintings by Daniel Blagg     2016 Spring Gallery Night Saturday, March 19th | 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Artspace111 is proud to announce the solo exhibition Rambler by artist Daniel Blagg. Blagg, a native of Texas, is constantly influenced by the surroundings of his studio warehouse. His urban realist paintings depict abandoned buildings, decaying gas stations …

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2016 Deep Ellum Arts Festival April 1 – 3

22ND ANNUAL DEEP ELLUM ARTS FESTIVAL

http://www.deepellumartsfestival.com/  FREE ADMISSION

Six blocks of Main Street in the Deep Ellum entertainment district, 2900-3400 Main Street, Dallas TX 75226, will be transformed into one enormous street festival. Featuring 200 top-notch decorative and visual artists, 100 original bands and singer/songwriters performing from four different stages, the renowned Pet …

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Mixed Media: Photo Transfer Processes with Inita Steele

Join as for our next monthly meeting and workshop. March 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Mixed Media: Photo Transfer Processes with Inita Steele

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The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco holds monthly membership meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.    Events and meetings are held in varying locations throughout the community, …

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Beverly Boren Workshop: Simple, Fast & Focused March 17 – 19

SIMPLE, FAST & FOCUSED

Bev Boren is offering a three-day workshop at Teta Smith’s Studio.  In this workshop we will focus on simplification.  Simplification is the best means of planning and transforming what you see in a painting.  My technique for watercolor is an extension of my oil painting.  I have never practiced laying …

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Michael Holter Watercolor Impressionism Landscape Workshop March 23 in Plano

WATERCOLOR IMPRESSIONISM – LANDSCAPE

The Workshop in a Nutshell

This workshop will focus on the use of watercolor to paint exciting impressionistic paintings. You paint from photographs and will explore the use of light …

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Artists ’Round Texas Small Works Show entries due April 2nd

Artists ’Round Texas 14th Small Works Juried Art Show

April 4 – May 31, 2016

Juror: Jill Foltz, PhD, Prof. of Art History, Collin College,
Spring Creek Campus

Location: Show /Delivery of Art: Rowlett Annex Conference Bldg
4004 Main, Rowlett – Behind Rowlett City Hall

CASH AWARDS TOTALING ALMOST $1,000

Prospectus & …

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DMA’s FOLLY AT THE ART BALL April 26, 2016

THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES FOLLY AT THE ART BALL    

PRESENTED BY THE DMA JUNIOR ASSOCIATES  

APRIL 23, 2016    

Park  Place  Dealerships  to  Feature  2017  Jaguar  F-­‐Pace  For  Raffle  During  the  Event  

DALLAS  –  March  7,  2016  —  Folly  at  the  Art  Ball, …

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3-Day Workshop: How to use both Face and Hands in successful portraits

This workshop will be lead by Gene Dillard, who is an experienced art teacher recognized for his years of painting portrait commissions. This workshop will be an exciting look into how both the human face and human hands express the character of a portrait subject. As always great emphasis will be given to mastering …

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2016 DAFA Annual Membership Show entries due March 10

More information at http://www.dallasfiberartists.org/shows-events/

Exhibit dates: April 6-26, 2016

 

The Point, Center for Arts and Education, C.C. Young Retirement Community, 4847 W. Lawther Dr., Dallas, 75214

Fee $10 for three pieces, $5 for each additional piece with a limit of five items

Exhibit Juror/Judge:   Suzanne Morgan, nuno felting innovator, fabric colorist and nationwide teacher

Each entrant must be a …

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Hard Luck Honky Tonk | Carlos Hernandez

Flatbed Press is pleased to present Hard Luck Honky Tonk (March 15-April 30), an exhibition of fine art screen prints from iconic Houston-based gig poster artist and graphic designer Carlos Hernandez. An opening reception will take place the evening of March 18, 6-8pm.

From small town honky tonks to big city dance halls, the …

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Chalk Alley call for artists + free workshop March 11 & 12

The Taste of Dallas is marking their 30th year and would like to celebrate with Art. So, we are putting together a street painting portion to their event and we are looking for 30 local artists to create spectacular soft pastel creations on asphalt. ‘Chalk Alley’ will pay homage to the 500 year old tradition of street painting. What started as a …

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Call for Artists for Sunset Soiree Silent Auction – deadline March 10

The Friends of the Bath House are pleased to announce an open call for submissions to our 2nd Annual Silent Auction. This auction is an essential element of the festivities planned for the April 16, 2016,  Sunset Soirée, and Evening at the Bath House fundraiser, benefiting the Bath House Cultural Center.  

We are very honored that …

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2016 DFW Fiber Fest April 1-3

April 1-3, 2016 Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

DFW Fiber Fest is the premier annual fiber event in the Dallas-Fort Worth community.  Held each Spring, DFW Fiber Fest is a locally focused non-profit organization that offers both vendors and classes.  We bring in a juried selection of local and regional fiber vendors (with a …

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Gallery 3 calls for artists: the Spring Fever Competition and 3D Art

 

 

gallery3 invites submissions for its upcoming Competition:  Spring Fever – for details click here. Email your entries to gallery3bishoparts@gmail.com  Theme:  Spring Fever (1) A popular term for various mental changes (e.g., brightened moods, positive attitude, etc.) that accompany the longer, sunnier days of spring. (2) Getting outdoors (3) Spring Break vacations (4) a …

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ArtsAlive call for artists (The Arts Center of Corpus Christi)

The Art Center of Corpus Christi, Texas is hosting Arts Alive! October 1-2, 2016.  Arts Alive! is not your typical arts festival.  Visitors will be encouraged to take an active part in all phases of art production and performance.  50 artists will be invited to show and sell their artwork along the beautiful bayfront …

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Arts Open Call presented in partnership with 35 Denton

Festival Hall, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
March 4 – April 22, 2016, FREE
Arts Open Call welcomes hundreds of artists from across North Texas for an interactive installation at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in historic downtown Denton. Displayed floor to ceiling in the grand hall of the city’s former power plant, approximately 200 …

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Fiber Arts I Classes with Laura Griffin

Fiber Arts I Classes with Laura Griffin March 3, 10 & 17

Interested in the world of Fiber Arts?  In this 3-evening class, you will have the opportunity to explore the world of sewing.  We will work on three different machine-stitched projects… a patchwork kitchen towel, a beautiful key fob, and a re-usable fabric composition notebook …

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Abstract Design and Composition in Landscapes Oil/Acrylic Workshop

Instructor: Judy Wilder Dalton

Dates: October 20-22, 2016

Cost: $285

Learn to free yourself to paint in an emotionally expressive way.  Explore the approach to intuitive painting using movement, shapes, and layered colors. Dare to begin without a definite plan and pull it all together with a thoughtful and exciting finish. In this oil/acrylic workshop, we …

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YouTube: New Art Videos Feb. 25

Art News DFW follows more than 200 YouTube channels devoted to arts and crafts. To view the list, click here. To see our Video Playlists, click here. Email artnewsdfw@gmail.com with suggestions for other channels to follow, or videos to include in our playlists.

ARTS

Basic materials to get started with oil paint https://youtu.be/pw1LS-TFRbs

Painting Abstraction (Betsy …

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Calls for Artists – Texas & Neighboring States

Calls for artists – exhibits, art competitions, residencies, festivals, and public art. Compiled from the entry services CaFe (callforentry.org) and Zapp (zapplication.org). Both services are free for artists to join and both provide email updates on calls for their users.

 

Deadlines for these calls are coming up soon, so check them out!

 

 

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Local Art Reviews & Videos – Feb. 25

Art News DFW’s weekly guide series to promote the local artists, galleries and art organizations in North Texas. We provide a round-up of locally published art reviews, art stories and videos. Please email artnewsdfw@gmail.com if you wish to contribute a link, write a review or help with our round-up.

Here and Now: Laptisophon, …

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Friends of Fiber and Janice Hamilton Exhibits open Feb. 28 in Irving; Receptions March 6

FRIENDS of FIBER EXHIBITION

Feb. 28 – March 25, 2016. Reception Sunday, March 6th 2-4pm at Jaycee Park Center for the Arts.

Artist VET is the curator. Included artists are Brenda Klein, Dee Merrell, Heather Pregger, Debbie Snider, Beth Swider and VET.

During the hanging on Feb. 27 (1-4pm) VET and other artists, will be …

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