COLLIN COLLEGE hosts the VISUAL ARTS GUILD OF FRISCO – Reception July 27

June 20, 2017 – THE ARTS gallery will host Visual Arts Guild of Frisco, a group exhibition, from July 26 through August 16, 2017.

A reception will be held, free and open to the public, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday, July 27.

The works from this exhibition will be selected by Dr. Clair …

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Americans for the Arts Study: Irving’s Nonprofit Arts & Culture Industry

Irving’s Nonprofit Arts & Culture Industry Generates $25.5mm in Economic Activity; Supports 1,000+ Jobs Annually According to Americans for the Arts Study

IRVING, TEXAS. — The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $25.5 million in annual economic activity in Irving, Texas, supporting 1,031 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $2.6 million in local and state …

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Fine Art and Antique Estate Sale at The Artists Showplace Gallery

The Artists Showplace Gallery presents a fine art and antique estate sale beginning on Friday, June 30, and continuing through the month of July. Discover hundreds of paintings, including original oils, limited-edition prints, etchings and engravings; exquisite porcelain, marble and bronze sculptures; antique furniture, clocks, lamps and figurines; and much more. Prices will be …

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Mixed Media Workshop Sept. 8-10 at the Bonny Studio

Announcing Our next VERY BIG Mixed Media Workshop!:

Friday September 8th, Saturday September 9th and Sunday September 10th … 2017

10:00 to 4:00 each day

$425.00 All supplies included….and there are MANY supplies!

A list of items to personalize your work will be forwarded as we get closer to the date.

This process oriented workshop will …

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The O’Keefe Studio Center: Advanced Studio Seminar

Introducing a new and exciting program…

The Advanced Studio Seminar

Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

This seminar is ideal for the artist looking to develop a more advanced, focused and personal studio practice. During this 6 month program, participants will develop a strong, well-considered body of work. Participants will benefit from the influence of …

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More Calls for Artists around Texas

 

For artist opportunities at local craft shows see http://www.dfwcraftshows.com

 

2017 Western Trappings on The Llano
VIEW MORE INFO
APPLY TO THIS CALL
Fee: $25.00 (Western Trapping on the Llano 2017)
Entry Deadline: 7/1/17
Days remaining to deadline: 10
Event Dates: 10/13/17 – 10/28/17

A 16 day, Juried, …

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“Abstract Perspective: The Art of Kathy Metcalf” June 24

Frisco Fine Art welcomes multimedia artist Kathy Metcalf in the exhibit “Abstract Perspective”, on display from June 24 until July 8.  A reception to meet the artist will be held on Saturday, June 24, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

A native of Dallas, Metcalf says that at the turn of the 21st century, she …

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Texas Sculpture Association Exhibition opens July 5th at Keller Town Hall; reception July 13

The Keller Public Arts Program is pleased to present the Texas Sculpture Association July 5 – 26, 2017 at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller TX 76248. City of Keller, TX 76248.

Rebecca Boatman, Karmien Bowman, Linda Chidsey, Michelle Crider, Robert English, Daren Fagan, Jerry Freid, Maureen Lumley, Ginny Marsh, Nan Martin, …

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12th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit Call for Entries

Texas Artists Coalition is Proud to Present: 

The 12th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – July 15, 2017

EXHIBITION DATES: August 4 – August 27, 2017 RECEPTION: Friday, August 4, 2017

PRIZES:

·             A Solo Exhibition during Fall Gallery Night 2017. Fall Gallery Night is an event that occurs once a year during September. It …

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Art Exhibit: What a Wonderful World | Chris Brandley

Lavish landscapes with vibrant colors as interpreted by Chris Brandley’s recent travel experiences in Europe are currently on display at Elm Street Studio in Keller. Having grown up in a military family, Brandley has a wealth of past and recent travel experiences, all of which have influenced the painter she is today. Her work …

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Art Aid Expo 2017 July 15

The Art Council of Fort Worth & the Fort Worth Community Arts Center are proud to present the inaugural annual Art Aid Expo 2017 for artists and arts organizations. Demonstrations and seminars in 9,000 square feet of contemporary galleries will be geared towards artists, art non-profits and other creative professionals highlighting the diverse support services …

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Opening reception June 25 for VAGF’s Artrageous 2017

The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco will be hosting an Opening reception for its summer show Artrageous 2017 on Sunday June 25 from 6-8pm at the Frisco Discovery Center (8004 Dallas Prkwy #200, Frisco TX )

Come to see original artworks from local and national artists. Awards for best artworks in different categories will …

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Fresh Ideas 2017 Show From the Visual Art League of Lewisville

The Visual Art League of Lewisville will hold the  juried 2017 Fresh Ideas
show at the MCL Grand Theatre on  8/5 through 9/9.

More information regarding awards and deadlines in the Fresh Ideas
Prospectus. Fresh Ideas Prospectus 2017 Final

The exhibition is open to all visual artists who reside in Texas and contiguous …

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Alternative Process Photography Artist Talk June 17 at JM Gallery

Join JM Gallery tomorrow Saturday, June 17, at 1:30 for an artist talk with photographers Peter Blackburn, Amy Holmes George, Frank Lopez, Kathy Lovas, and Susan Sponsler-Carstarphen. JM Gallery is excited to work with photographer and teacher Frank Lopez in presenting an exhibition of works by local photographers who explore the limits of technology and chemistry …

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PAA’s 125 Show 2017 call for entries

The 125 Show 2017 is open to all artists living in a community within 125 miles of Plano. Judges will select the top 60 works for the show July 26 – August 26 in the ArtCentre Gallery in Downtown Plano
(902 East 16th Street, Plano, TX 75074.)

First, second, and third monetary prizes …

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International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art deadline July 16

6th Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art 

Exhibition Dates:  Oct. 7-Nov. 12

Entry Deadline: July 16

Apply to this Call for Entries (www.callforentry.org)

Juror: IARS is pleased to announce Linda Komaroff as the esteemed juror for this year’s exhibition. Dr Komaroff is the Curator of Islamic Art at the Los Angeles County Museum (LACMA) in California. Linda Komaroff has served as LACMA’s curator …

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Opening reception of Adam Palmer: Sister’s Sticker Collection June 15 at The Magnolia Theatre

OPENING THURSDAY
at The Magnolia

Adam Palmer
Sister’s Sticker Collection

Thursday, June 15, 2017
6 pm – 8 pm
Ro2 Art @ The Magnolia Theatre

3699 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

RSVP to Sister’s Sticker Collection About the Artist

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Upcoming Oil Painting Workshops with Chris Brandley

Coming in July and September (Keller and Grapevine, Texas):

Chris’s workshops include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings. She holds nothing back, and talks through the process and colors during the demo! Chris uses the …

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2nd Annual Christmas in July Craft Show & more call for vendors

Ho,Ho,Ho…Merry Christmas in July!

Join C I Events and Production   https://www.facebook.com/cieventsandproduction/

for the 2nd Annual Christmas in July Craft Show.

Event features vendors, food, holiday music and Christmas decor. FREE admission to the public! Located directly across the hall from the Lone Star Gun Show at Will Rogers Memorial Center.Vendors apply here:

https://form.jotform.us/71398266772166

The form …

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2017 Art Connection entries due July 8 & 9

17th Annual  Art Connection Members’ Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: July 15-Sept 16
Entry Deadline: July 9 – 
Hand-deliveries of art work accepted on Saturday, July 8, noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 9, 1 to 5 p.m.
Reception & Awards Presentation:  July 16 from 2 – 4 p.m.

Call for Entries …

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Chinese Brush Painting and Ikebana Demonstrations at the Irving Arts Center

We have two exciting artist talks and demonstrations during our FREE GALLERY TOURS this month surrounding the Annual Exhibition of Chinese Brush Paintings and Ikebana. Here are the details…

  • Thursday, June 15th at 6:30 PM
    • Chinese Brush Painting demonstration from Mary Jane Sledge.
  • Thursday June 29th at 6:30 PM

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Dan Spangler Portrait Drawing Workshop June 17

Have you ever dreamed of being able to draw a portrait of someone and it actually look like them? Do you think drawing a portrait is too difficult a task for you to handle? This Saturday, June 17 from 1:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M., Dan Spangler is teaching a workshop that will teach you …

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Funky Finds Vendor applications for Holiday Shopping Experience

We are now accepting handmade vendor applications for our holiday event to be held November 18th & 19th in Fort Worth, Texas!

We are also accepting Sponsors, Advertisers and Swag Donations.

Visit the event website for all the details. Vendor app deadline is August 13th.

 

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Jane Cornish Smith: Cold Wax Workshop Sept. 22

Jane Cornish Smith’s 1-day Cold Wax Workshop; Cold Wax Creations – Abstracted Landscape!

Cold Wax Creations – Abstracted LandscapFriday, Friday, September 22nd, 2017
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The cost is $225.00 which includes MANY supplies (supply and registration info below)

8 spaces available

Cold wax is an amazingly fun and …

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Woodturning Art Exhibit in June at The Artists Showplace Gallery: Reception June 17

The Artists Showplace Gallery is pleased to present the stunning work of nationally recognized woodturners Kevin Bassett and Gary Sanders from Saturday, June 3, to Friday, June 30. A reception to meet the artists will be held on Saturday, June 17, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Kevin …

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Bowman Glass Exhibition Opening Thursday @ CAC

THIS WEEK | At the Center + In the Community

Bowman Glass Studio Exhibition at CAC CAC is pleased to present a collection of Blown and Kiln Formed glass sculpture by husband & wife artists Mary Lynn and Jim Bowman. On View June 5th – July 29th. Reception: June 15th, 6:30 – 8pm
Creative Arts Center …

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Expand Your Creativity! Jewelry and Abstract Painting at Sparks Studio

SIGN UP FOR A WORKSHOP…   817-266-3085  Jewelry classes for June-July… Painting in August.
Call Suzanne 817-266-3085 or email suzannebmcneill@hotmail.com to reserve a seat in any class
our mailing address… Sparks Studio Art, 1809 Elm Crest Drive, Arlington, TX 76012
Visit SparksStudioArt.com for a complete description of classes.

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Join us for CADD’s Third Thursday Happy Hour at Erin Cluley Gallery

CADD Presents 3rd THURSDAYS Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month at a CADD member gallery for Happy Hour!   Thursday, June 15, 5:30-7:00 pm CADD’S THIRD THURSDAY HAPPY HOUR! This month’s event will take place at Erin Cluley Gallery Erin Cluley Gallery 414 Fabrication Street Dallas Texas 75212 214 760 1155 www.erincluley.com …

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Coloring Books For Fun & Profit

How To Publish Coloring Books For Fun & Profit: June 24th or July 15th Coloring Book Publishing For Fun & Profit – Two Classes Available; June 24th and July 15th

 

Now you can learn how to make and publish your own coloring book, so you can cash in on one of the biggest book …

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Caroline Mousseau: Surrounding Isolations opens June 16 at CYDONIA

FORT WORTH – CYDONIA is pleased to announce the return of Caroline Mousseau in her second solo exhibition Surrounding Isolations. The exhibition opens onFriday, June 16, 2017 and runs until Saturday, July 29, 2017. A reception will take place on June 16, from 6 to 8 in the evening at 2955 Crockett Street, Fort Worth, …

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Patrick Turk: The Demiurge Exhibition opens June 17 at Mystic Lyon

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Exhibition Title: Patrick Turk: The Demiurge Exhibition Dates: June 17 – October 17, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday, June 17th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Please join us in celebration of artist Patrick Turk’s new public art installation, The Demiurge, made possible by an Individual Artist Grant Award, funded by the …

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TVAA’s Book Marks Exhibition entries due June 16

Book Marks Exhibition

July 1 – 28, 2017

Texas Visual Arts Association

Downtown Gallery, Plaza of the Americas
700 N. Pearl Street, Suite G207
Dallas, Texas 75201

Please submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side) by JUNE 16th

Create something extraordinary and innovative …

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EXPRESSIONS – New photography book by Randy Ziegler

My recently published photography book EXPRESSIONS is now available!

Excerpt from the book –  “The photographic images for this book are some personal favorites from my archives. Early in my photography career, I opened my eyes and ears to be a witness to humanity. A purveyor of life, always open to its influences and impressions. …

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Cyanotype/Sun Print Workshop June 25th

Sun Print / Cyanotype Workshop

Join guest artist and @vala_tx member Lizzy Hicks to Explore Alternative-Process Photography with Sun Prints !

June 25th 2pm at @bluehousetoo in Watters Creek, Allen. $10 per adult $5 per child

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Contact us at VALA.Texas@gmail.com

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Photographing Art Presented by Brad Sharp June 13 in Frisco

Join VAGF members at Expedition Frisco (9073 Berkshire Dr. Frisco, TX 75033) for the monthly meeting.
Tuesday June 13, 7-9PM

Brad Sharp, chair of the Frisco Public Art Board, will present “Photographing Art”. He will share techniques for capturing and editing images to best represent your artwork for reproductions and exhibition entries. Topics include …

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