Sharon Giles

ArtNewsDFW Featured Artist Sharon Giles

Sharon Giles is a retired internet librarian from the UT Southwestern Medical Center. She currently runs the North Texas area art blog ArtNewsDFW.com.

Since 2006, ArtNewsDFW.com has given artists better visibility and allowed art organizations to share information more easily. Thanks to her dedication it is an …

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Richardson Civic Art Society

RCAS ART GROUP PLANS FOR 2013-14

Richardson Civic Art Society invites all DFW metroplex artists to join us for an art-filled season.  Art shows, artist’s demonstrations, and workshops are organized by RCAS to benefit anyone who wants to participate.  Complete information on the events of the 2013-14 season is available on the website at http://www.richardson-arts.org.

The first artist’s …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – Aug. 26

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

Harvest of Wishes + 1  video   by StampTV

Watercolors Techniques – Paper Wishes Weekly Webisodes + 4  videos   added to topic – Watercolor painting …

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YouTube: Weekly Updates: Aug. 11 & 19

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

Sunset Bird Beginners Acrylic Painting Lesson + 3  videos   added to topic – Acrylic paint fun sticky label cards + 1  video   by thefrugalcrafter …

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Amazon joins the online art gallery biz

AMAZON ART has just been announced by Amazon. It’s still in beta, but you can now order original art online. For the official press release, click here.

Amazon describes AMAZON ART (www.amazon.com/art) as “a marketplace that gives customers direct access to more than 40,000 works of fine art from over 150 galleries and dealers. At launch, Amazon Art will …

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British Art – Paintings, Sculpture & Denby China

Animal Sculpture – Bronze Sculptures – Horse Sculpture – Bronze Statue: Jonathan Knight Sculpture UK

http://www.jonathanknightsculpture.co.uk/

UK based leading animal sculptor or animalier bronzes specialist provides animal sculpture, bronze sculptures, bronze horse sculptures, horse bronzes, bronze statues, equestrian bronzes, animal bronzes, bronze animal sculptures, equine bronzes sculpture, bird bronzes sculpture and fine art bronzes.

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Gainesville Area Visual Arts (GAVA)

Gainesville Area Visual Arts (GAVA), a non-profit organization, is located in Gainesville, TX, about 70 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth. The purpose of GAVA is to stimulate interest and knowledge of the visual arts for adults and children in the Gainesville and Cooke County, Texas, area.

The group meets at the Visual …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – July 21

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

 

Christy’s Art TV – Ask Christy Vlog Episode 16

 

+ 1  video   by Christy Sobolewski 1 video

 

Classes …

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Arts+Culture Magazine Launches As Statewide Publication

ARTSTARS MEDIA LLC MERGES A+C NORTH TEXAS AND SISTER PUBLICATION A+C HOUSTON TO LAUNCH THE NEW STATEWIDE MAGAZINE, ARTS+CULTURE TEXAS.

Dallas, TX – ArtStars Media LLC, parent company of Arts+Culture North Texas and sister publicationArts+Culture Houston, today announces the merger of the two publications into a new statewide monthly periodical, Arts+Culture Texas. September is the inaugural issue and …

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Acrylic and Watercolor Pouring Videos by Sue Nosler Gray

Sue Nosler Gray is Introducing online video instruction: Her Acrylic and Watercolor Pouring Classes can be purchased from her website for digital download. Check out her take on this fun technique. Pouring  with Acrylics $19.95  23 minutes Sue not only demonstrates a poured painting from beginning to completion, but shows the viewer how and why she resolves …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – July 8

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

 

  Watercolour Pencils — ‘Painting Workshop’ with Paul Taggart

 

+ 1  video   by artworkshopwithpaul   CAPI::: Assignment 5 Raw Sketchbook ::: …

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YouTube: Weekly Update – July 1

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

 

  Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners

 

+ 3  videos   added to topic – Acrylic painting techniques   A Look Into The …

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P.R.I.N.T. Press publication

(L) Scott Ingram & Ryan Burkhart (R) C.S.H #9 Saarinen, 2013, screen print, 28.25 x 41 inches P.R.I.N.T Press is pleased to announce the publication of a print by Atanta-based artist Scott Ingram, who collaborated with master printer Ryan Burkhart in April 2013. Entitled C.S.H #9 Saarinen, Scott Ingram’s new print demonstrates his ongoing exploration of modernist architecture and industrial …

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Fort Worth Decorative Painters

Fort Worth Decorative Painters, a Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, meets the third Monday of the month (September thru May). Social time begins at 6:00 p.m. and the business meeting at 6:30. Each meeting includes a project in decorative painting. Non-members may attend one meeting annually as a guest. Annual dues are …

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Entries due June 3 for the book as art

LAST CHANCE! ENTRIES DUE BY JUNE 3.

Submit your entries at CaFE (callforentry.org) between now and June 3. To visit the Decatur Arts Alliance blog and to download a pdf with information about the exhibit, the jurors, and entry instructions, click here.

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East Dallas Gallery Day June 1

Participating galleries:

Barry Whistler Gallery, Centraltrak, Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Liliana Bloch Gallery, Oliver Francis Gallery, The Public Trust, The Reading Room, The RGB Gallery, WAAS Gallery and 500X Gallery.

Food trucks will be serving at selected galleries from 6-8 pm.

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Giddens Gallery arist search

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art will be interviewing artists throughout the summer.  We are located at 624 S. Main St. in Historic downtown Grapevine, Texas.  If you are interested in being represented by the gallery, contact Cherie Giddens at 817-488-8600 or emailcheriegiddens@juno.com for information to set up an interview.

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YouTube: Weekly Update – May 27

There are more new art videos listed on the ArtNewsDFW.com website — check out our New Art Videos page or look in the right hand column under New Art Videos. To see our Video Playlists, click here.

 

Early Morning Varanasi – Oil Painting Demonstration by James Willis… + 1  video   by ArtTutorOnline Abstract painting Demo | +Test acrylic Golden …

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SCIENCE INSPIRES ART: THE COSMOS

International Open Call for Entries…
SCIENCE INSPIRES ART: THE COSMOS
15th annual, art-science, juried competition exhibition
to be held at the New York Hall of Science
August 31, 2013 – March 2, 2014
Organized by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc.(ASCI)

This year we are seeking stunning images of original …

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Yellow Rose Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters

The Yellow Rose has a new website: http://www.yellowrosechapter.com, plus a new Facebook page.

Decorative Painting, as defined by the Society of Decorative Painters, is a
diverse art form that utilizes a variety of techniques and media to decorate
functional and non-functional surfaces.

Meetings are held monthly at the King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6411 …

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AMoA call for printmaking

Amarillo Museum of Art
Call for Work–AMoA Biennial 600–Printmaking
The AMoA (Amarillo Museum of Art) Biennial 600: Printmaking will be an exhibition of artwork selected, from works submitted by artists residing within a 600-mile radius of Amarillo, Texas. Juror: Kathleen Edwards, Chief Curator, University of Iowa Museum of Art.

Eligible Works:

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Bosque Art Classic entries close June 3

28th Annual Bosque Art Classic
Representational Visual Arts & Sculpture

Bosque Arts Center
Clifton, Texas

CALL FOR ENTRIES

28th Annual Bosque Art Classic juried art show and sale held each September at the Bosque Arts Center in Clifton, TX. We award $14,500 in prizes annually for original real/representational art in the categories …

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Texas Artists Exhibition at the Beeville Art Museum deadline June 1

The Texas Artists Exhibition (TAE) includes works from various artists from across the state. To submit an entry in TAE or for more information call BAM at 361-358-8615 or visit our website: bamtexas.org. Texas Artist Exhibit Opening will be August 3.

Beeville Art Museum, 401 East Fannin, Beeville, Texas  78102
http://www.BamTexas.org/texasartistsexhibit.html
June 1 ………….. Submission deadline

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Plein Air at the Dallas Heritage Village: Enter the “Following Frank Reaugh” exhibit & sale

Call for Entries: Following Frank Reaugh
A Celebration of Plein Air Painting at Dallas Heritage Village

Enter through Thursday, August 01, 2013

For more information and complete details, please visit: http://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=156

Dallas Heritage Village
1515 South Harwood St.
Dallas, TX  75215-1273

Home to a wide variety of educational activities throughout the year, Dallas Heritage …

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HOT AND SWEATY 2

Hot and Sweaty 2: Open Season Announcing 500X’s 2nd annual unjuried OPEN SHOW!!! Entry fee- $30 for up to 3 works Size limit- 48″ maximum on the longest side

500X staff will be on hand to assist in placing and hanging work. All work must have adequate hanging hardware- wire or D-rings, works that are not …

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Dave Kramer Still Life in Oils demo May 28

 

Artist Dave Kramer will demonstrate how to do still life in oils at the Irving Art Association Members Meeting on Tuesday, May 28 at 7 pm. He is recognized for his images containing rich colors, dramatic lighting, and attention to detail in both his fine art and portrait commissions. His love for the traditional, realistic methods of …

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“Taste + See” Call for Art in the Frisco Art Gallery! Deadline 6/14

How does art engage the five senses?

Demonstrate your interpretation of this power!

Create and submit two and three-dimensional pieces by 5PM, June 14 for the “Taste + See” show coming to the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, July 3-28, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.

Send your labeled JPEGs …

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Plano Art Association Announces It’s New Gallery Location!

PLANO ART ASSOCIATION, at the mature age of 46, has a new location. Join us at :

Plano Art Association Gallery

1013 15th Place #105, Plano, TX 75074

 

May 28th 2013! 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

You are invited to bring a piece of your work and be prepared to …

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“Uncensored” call for art

Artists are encouraged to submit original works of art that may evoke strong emotion or challenge the viewer. Nature of subject matter may be controversial, empathetic, sensational, shocking, opinionated, considerate, taboo, humorous, political, satirical…but above all, thought provoking. Art should encourage viewers to consider ‘what is art’ and also the artistic freedom allowed in …

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Barbara Millican Nonobjective Watercolor demo for SWA May 20

Watermedia artist Barbara Millican will give a demonstration on Nonobjective Watercolor at the next Society of Watercolor Artists meeting on Monday, May 20 at 7pm. Directions.

In Barbara’s words…

One of the most enjoyable aspects of being an artist is the association with other like-minded people. We artists learn from each other and being part of a …

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Call for Entries – Mindful.KIND exhibition

The Bath House Cultural Center is organizing the art exhibition Mindful.KIND, in collaboration with the White Rock Hill Public Library. The exhibition will be on display at the library as part of the outreach cultural programs of the cultural center and the library.
The theme of the exhibition is mindfulness and kindness. The show explores how …

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THE PHOTOGRAPHIC LANDSCAPE deadline May 24

Exhibit June 3 – 28, 2013
Reception June 9, 2 to 4

The natural landscape – real or surreal. Fantasy, abstract, color or black and white. You choose the landscape and let your shutter tell the story.

Download the prospectus.

Entry Deadline: May 24
Curator: Gabrielle Castenada Pruitt

Phone: 214-549-1283

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Sunday Painters entries due May 31 & June 1

The Sunday Painters Exhibit 

June 2 – June 27, 2013

 

New to art or consider yourself just a hobbyist? Come on out and compete in our 1st Annual Sunday Painters Exhibit. No online entries or photos to submit beforehand, just bring your art and enter it.

For the rules, see the prospectus: Sunday Painters …

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New Texas Talent XX entry deadline May 31

 

New Texas Talent XX at Craighead Green Gallery

Submission Deadline May 31 – Exhibition Opens August 10, 2013

New Texas Talent is designed to introduce and promote emerging visual artists in the commercial market. 2013 JURORS: Kenneth Craighead, Steve Green & Scot Presley.

Download the Prospectus here

http://www.craigheadgreen.com/newtalent_2013.htm

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Andrew Wages demo May 21 in Richardson

Andrew Wages will provide a painting demonstration at the next meeting of the Richardson Civic Art Society on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm.  A signature member of the Outdoor Painters Society, Andrew’s work can be described as impressionistic realism.  His work can be viewed at ttp://www.outdoorpainterssociety.com/SignatureMemberPages/AndrewWages.

RCAS meets in the Richardson Public Library …

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