Behind Closed Doors opens Oct. 24 at UTD

Behind Closed Doors

October 24 – December 12, 2014
Venue: Edith O’Donnell Arts & Technology Building 1st floor Gallery, University of Texas at Dallas

Opening reception:
October 24, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

A camera makes everyone a tourist in other people’s reality, and eventually in one’s own.

–Susan Sontag

Behind Closed Doors; Art …

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Lisa Adams Reed: Soulscapes and David Leister: The Next Peak

Dutch Art Gallery presents Lisa Adams Reed’s Soulscapes

Sat., Oct. 25, 2014 – reception 3-5pm; art viewing 9:30am – 5pm

NEW! Featuring A Variety Of Cold Wax and Oils

An open window to the soul in color, texture and shapes.

Explore an abstract world in cold wax and oils by Santa Fe, New Mexico …

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Ignite SPARK! on October 29

Event Sponsored by Blair McGrain

Ann Marie Newman is a professional storyteller and visual artist with a performing arts background. Since 2006, she has been the Storyteller in Residence for the Dallas Museum of Art where she revels in the creative challenge of enhancing visitors’ experience of the visual arts through interactive storytelling programs. …

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WoCA’s 2nd Annual Artists’ Book Exhibition entries due Nov. 19

WoCA Projects presents its

2nd Annual Artists’ Book Exhibition

December 8-January 31, 2015

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
at 11:59 p.m. Apply at  http://www.wocaprojects.com

Click here for full “2nd Annual Artists’ Book” prospectus.

Notification of Acceptance: Friday, November 21, 2014

Artist Reception: Thursday, December 11th, 2014 6-8:30 p.m.

In December 2014, WoCA Projects will …

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At the Kimbell: Family Festival and Faces of Impressionism

Family Festival: Incredible Impressionists Saturday, October 25, 2014 – 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

This free afternoon event for all ages features creative art-making activities and live performances inspired by Impressionist masterpieces. Children’s films made possible by the Lone Star Film Society. Promotional support provided by American Airlines and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Free; no reservations required. Admission will …

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Paxton Maroney: Creator of Dreams on Print at Upstairs Gallery

Opening Reception

November 1, 2014 4pm till 8pm
till November 25
Paxton Maroney: Conceptual Fine Art Photographer

Upstairs Gallery, 1038 West Abrarm, Arlington TX upstairsartgallery.com

Paxton Maroney documents her dreams in her sketchbook before turning them into photographs: She says, “I work organically when shooting, but stick to the ideas that have been …

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2014 Gallery VII Studio Tour Nov. 1 & 2

11th Annual Gallery VIII & Friends Studio Tour

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 10am-5pm
Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014  Noon-5pm

http://gallery8.com/ 

First weekend of November! The 11th Annual Tour is scheduled for November 1st & 2nd. Join us as you tour artists’ studios to see their work & see how they do it. Each artist will offer an …

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Geometric Gala Nov. 8

Geometric Gala
Saturday, November 8 | 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

THE INTERNATIONAL AT TURTLE CREEK, NO. 204
150 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas TX 75207

TICKETS http://madi.ticketleap.com/gala

Elisa Jimenez, fashion designer and interdisciplinary artist, will be the Geometric Gala’s Honorary Chair. Our 6th Annual Gala will include: Bites by Doug Boster Catering, …

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Sparks Studio Classes Oct. – Nov. 2014

Register at http://SparksStudioArt.com/class-details.htm

  • Fused Confetti Glass Pendants
  • Enameling on Copper Jewelry
  • Watercolor Prints with a Gelli Plate
  • White on White Dove of Peace
  • OPEN HOUSE Birthday Party – Holiday Make & Take EXTRAVAGANZA
  • Silk Scarves – dyed with Alcohol Ink
  • Spinner Ring  – Sterling Silver & Copper
  • Encaustics – HOT WAX – Carving, Textures, Text
  • Acrylics – Layering and Transparency
  • Creative …

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Frisco’s 2015 Arts in the Square call for artists

Frisco Square transforms into an outdoor fine art gallery March 28-29, 2015 during Arts in the Square. It’s an annual, juried Fine Arts and Crafts festival featuring over 120 of the best local and regional artists selling their handmade creations; presented by Frisco Square in collaboration with the Frisco ISD, …

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ROBERT GREEN: Two-Day PALIMPSEST WORKSHOP

Excited to announce this amazing workshop incorporating highly effective approaches to concept and technique with processes developed by
guest artist ROBERT GREEN
Two-Day PALIMPSEST WORKSHOP Palimpsest: Something reused or altered but still bearing visible traces of its earlier form.
Saturday, January 24th and Sunday, January 25th, 2015
10:00 to 4:00 both days. The …

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North Lake Art Faculty Exhibit Reception Oct. 22

The North Lake College Art Faculty Exhibition is now installed in the gallery.
The show will run through November 13th. There will be a reception for the artists Wednesday, October 22nd 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Central Campus, T-135

Featured Artists: Candice Austin, Steven Benezue, Byron Black, Brett Dyer, Mery Fuhrer, Sarina Fuhrmann, Lisa Gabriel, Erin Guy, …

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FBCAA Hosts Student Show

The Farmers Branch Carrollton Art Association will be hosting their 2014-15 student show at the Manske Library, 13613 Webb Chapel Rd., Farmers Branch, November 1 – December 5.

Entry is for high school art students in the CFBISD. A scholarship will be offered to seniors planning on studying visual arts.

FBCAA strives to promote …

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YouTube: Video Update – Oct. 20

Art News DFW follows more than 150 YouTube channels devoted to arts and crafts. To view the list, click here. To see our Video Playlists, click here. Email moderator@artgroupsdfw.com with suggestions for other channels to follow, or videos to include in our playlists.

New videos for Oct. 20:

Nasher TV: Target First Saturday

High …

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ArtLoveMagic celebrates Dia de los Muertos Nov. 2

November 2nd marks the Day of the Dead holiday in Mexico and we have been celebrating this with everyone for the last couple of years for our Art & Coffee shows and they are definitely a crowd favorite! This year we plan to do it big and will be hosting it outdoors at the …

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Giddens Gallery call for artists

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art is continually searching for established and emerging artists.

We are located at 624 S. Main St. in Historic downtown Grapevine, Texas.  If you are an artist interested in joining other successful artists being represented by the gallery, contact Cherie Giddens at 817-488-8600 or email cheriegiddens@juno.com for information to set up an interview.   www.giddensgallery.com

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Dear Clark’s Halloween Art Event Benefitting ALS Oct. 30

Dear Clark will host a spooky Halloween art event on October 30th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Artwork from six unique artists will be on display and available for purchase during the event. A portion of proceeds from art and Dear Clark product sales will go back to ALS.

The event will be …

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Darla Bostick subtractive painting demo Oct. 20

The Society of Watercolor Artists invites you to the October 20th demo with DARLA BOSTICK (substituting for Sharon Serrago)Critique 6-7pm – Meeting 7-9pm

Location: University of North Texas Health Science Center, Bldg. 2 – Everett Hall, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Directions.

Darla will be demonstrating the subtractive method of painting in watercolor. She is a signature member of SWA as …

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FEATURED ARTISTS SHOW & RECEPTION Nov. 1 at Giddens

You are invited to Giddens’

November Artists Show and Reception Oct 30 – Nov 9
Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Featuring: Naomi Brotherton, Melissa Lloyd & Sarah Manning 

 Reception Saturday, November 1,  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Stars & Stripes Film Festival benefitting Sons of the Flag

Stars & Stripes Film Festival benefitting Sons of the Flag

Days and times –

November 6 – 7 pm – 11 pm

November 7 -12:30 pm -11:30 pm

November 8 – 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.

November 9 – 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The Stars & Stripes Film Festival, being held at Angelika Film Center from November 6th through November 9th, …

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Meadows Museum Accepting Applications for 2014 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award

2014 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award

DALLAS (SMU), September 29, 2014 – The Meadows Museum at SMU is accepting applications through Monday, November 3, 2014 from area artists for the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award. The awardis given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least ten years …

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Michael Holter: Watercolor Portraits demo on Oct. 28

 

Guest artist at the October 28th, 2014 meeting of the Irving Art Association will be artist Michael Holter. He will be demonstrating portraits in watercolor.

The meeting starts at 7:00 pm at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts in Irving. Directions. Guests are welcome.

A Texas artist, Michael Holter works in both watercolor and oil. Michael’s work has …

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Jeff Parrott: ‘Psyexpression’ opens at Ro2 Art

Ro2 Art is pleased to welcome Jeff Parrott back for his much anticipate solo exhibition, ‘Psyexpression,’ featuring new paintings created over the last 18 months in the artist’s studio. The show takes place beginning Saturday, October 18, running through November 16, 2014. An opening reception will be held Saturday, October 18, from 7-10pm.

“My art …

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CADD’s WINNER TAKE ALL! Nov. 16

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas

present

WINNER TAKE ALL!

Sunday, November 16 // 5:30 – 8:00 pm

SOUP.CREATIVITY.COMMUNITY.CASH

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas will celebrate creativity and community with a Sunday Soup Supper. “CADD FUNd: Winner Takes All”, will be a fun, fast-paced evening of sharing innovative ideas …

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Dia de los Muertos call for art at Artes de la Rosa

Día de los Muertos

Artes de la Rosa is proud to present Dia de los Muertos Festival at the Rose Marine Theater. The celebration will commence on Saturday November 1st, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. This FREE outdoor event will celebrate and honor El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)with live …

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ART7 Juried Regional Art Exhibitions deadline extended to Oct. 19

ART7 Gallery: Call for Artists

Juried Regional Group Exhibition

Deadline for Entry: October 19th, 2014

 The ART7 Crockett Community Gallery is accepting artist submissions for 2015. Located in Fort Worth’s flourishing West 7th development, this inviting new community art space is located among upscale retail shops with high pedestrian traffic on the edge of the city’s celebrated Cultural District, …

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Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention at the Meadows

Meadows Museum:
“Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention”

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828) produced almost 300 etchings and lithographs that reveal his personal vision, tireless invention and enthusiasm for technical experimentation. Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention presents Goya’s printed oeuvre as an …

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The 3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art

The 3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art

October 25th to November 29th, 2014

Opening Reception: November 1, from 6:30 – 9:30pm

  For more information about the Texas artists involved see the exhibit flyer: Islamic Art Revival PR_Texas Artists

The Islamic Art Revival Series (IARS) in partnership with LuminArté Gallery presents an …

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2nd Santorini Biennale – Peace Mechanisms 2014 -Awards winners

The Santorini Biennale Committee is proud to announce the 2014 IBEX award recipients for the 2nd edition.

We were tremendously impressed by the quality, dynamism and originality of the projects submitted, because they addressed so many important and contentious issues examining different points of view about peace, war, conflicts & controversies and acceptance of …

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Palace Arts Center Holiday Art Show & Sale

Holiday Art Show & Sale

Featuring over 20 Artists

October 17 & 18

Friday 6-9pm
Reception – enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres

Saturday 9am-6pm

Sponsored by the Grapevine Art Project

http://www.grapevineartproject.com/

Location: Palace Arts Center, 300 S. Main St., Grapevine TX

http://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/palace-theatre/art-gallery/

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2014 SWA Membership Exhibit Reception & Awards Oct. 19

Society of Watercolor Artists Juried Membership Exhibition

October 5 – Nov. 1, 2014

Reception & Awards Sunday October 19 2-4pm

Location: The University of North Texas Health Science Center, Atrium Gallery, 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard at Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 (building entrance is at 3 flagpoles at the parking lot corner)

Juror is Benito …

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ArtsGoggle A Smashing Success

ArtsGoggle A SMASHING SUCCESS THANKS TO YOU!

Artists, Musicians, Venues, Volunteers, Patrons and Participants –

WE DID IT!

Saturday was an unforgettable night of artistry, talent and community. We’ll be the first to admit that we are still on an ArtsGoggle high. ArtsGoggle wasn’t perfect, as no event this size ever is, but we have …

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Cecy Turner wins Best of Show at Rocky Mountain Plein Air

Best of Show Winner “Autumn’s Peak at Wild Basin”
by Cecy Turner

Plein Air Oil on Board     12 x 9″ Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters

I am honored to have won Best of Show in the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters (RMPAP) Centennial Celebration Plein Air Event and Juried Exhibition that took place September …

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Winners of the Fall 2014 TAG Members Show

Awards for the Fall 2014 Trinity Arts Guild Juried Members Show were announced at the Members Meeting on Oct. 6th.

Best of Show was won by David Tripp for his painting “Fishing Memories”

Professional Category:

First Place Non Representational Celest McCall for “Geherd’s Garden”

First Place Landscape Bonnie Dunn for “Barns, Barrels and Blue …

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Framing Workshop Nov. 15 with Mahto Hogue

Johnny (Mahto) Hogue Framing Workshop Saturday, November 15, 2014 – 10AM – 4PM

Johnny Hogue will be giving a workshop that will teach how to frame our artwork for presentation in public galleries and at juried shows. He will discuss archival framing, matting and mounting with preservation as well as beauty in mind.

The …

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