VASTFest 2017 on Dec. 6

You are invited to VASTFest 2017 that takes place on Wednesday, December 6th from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 East Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201.

VASTFest is a holiday shopping and social event. Come and meet VAST Artists, have snacks and refreshments, and buy one-of-a-kind art gifts made …

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Nov. 28 Irving Art Association Meeting: Sudeep Kumar on Urban Sketching

The November 28th Irving Art Association Members Meeting will feature artist Sudeep Kumar, who will talk about  urban sketching with a demo and a hands-on afterword. He will also share information about Urban Sketchers global community, the Dallas/Fort Worth local chapter and how someone can join these groups.

Doors open at 6:30 pm and the Meeting …

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Giving Tuesday Nov. 28 – Donate to your favorite art organizations!

https://www.givingtuesday.org/

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

One of …

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Free Basic Classes in Fiber Arts, Gelli Printing and Oil & Acrylic Painting

The Irving Art Association
offers free basic art classes for adults to get you started in art or in a new medium.

The Free Basics Classes follow a progressive sequence where you will learn basic skills via instructor demo/lecture — exercise —-practice. The series is designed for beginners to a particular art medium. Expect traditional as well …

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Shop Local Through ETSY on Shop Small Saturday Nov. 25

Support DFW artists and crafters in your neighborhood by buying nearby! Did you know ETSY has a shop local geographic feature?

You can start your search here

https://www.etsy.com/localsearch. 

Or limit your ETSY search results by using the local items filter.

For a visual map of local events and brick & mortar sellers use https://www.etsy.com/local …

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42 Murals Project – Stevie Ray Vaughan murals by Steve Hunter

For more information about the Vaughan murals, see the Dallas Observer article by Tricia Sims:

Deep Ellum Didn’t Have Any Stevie Ray Vaughan Murals Until an Artist Created 3 This Year

Steve Hunter, artist

For more about the artist who created the murals, see his website:

http://www.huntercreates.com

from his website: Steve Hunter is a …

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Home for the Holidays – Amanda and Judi Dunbar Exhibit at Blue House Too

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS:
ALLEN ARTS ALLIANCE WELCOMES HOME
AMANDA AND JUDITH DUNBAR

The Allen Arts Alliance is thrilled to welcome acclaimed Allen artists, Amanda and Judith Dunbar, to The Blue House Too ArtSpace for the annual holiday exhibit which will run from December 1 through January 7th.

Amanda Dunbar has received …

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Shop Small Saturday Sale Nov. 25 at the FWCAC

On November 25th, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center will be hosting our annual Shop Small Saturday sale. Talented local artisans will be selling various art pieces just in time for the holidays. We hope you’ll stop by the Arts Center to support your local artists and find gifts perfect for everyone on your list. We know …

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Big Little Frame Up Art Sale Nov. 25 in Bedford

Big Little Frame Up Small Arts Sat., Nov. 25, 7-11pm Artists Apply Here:
https://form.jotform.com/72796789428177 After fighting your way through the craziness of Black Friday–come purchase framed, affordable, 5x7in and under artwork all priced 25 dollars and under. https://www.facebook.com/events/242999336228500/

Central Arts of Bedford

2816 Central Dr #140, Bedford, Texas 76021 http://www.artsbedford.com

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Holiday Presence XIII at the Kettle opens Nov. 25

In this season of joyous celebrations, Kettle Art presents our 13th annual Holiday Presence exhibition, This show features art, gifts, small works and unique, artisan-crafted pieces made exclusively by local artists. Nearly all works are $200.00 or under,  and all are cash & carry.

This exhibit runs through December 24.

Watch for special announcements …

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Christmas Artists & Crafters Market in Marshall Nov. 25

More than 20 East Texas and Louisiana artists and crafters will share unique, one-of-a-kind handmade gifts and art to fill your holiday shopping list needs. Come search for and find that perfect treasure while you enjoy free refreshments at this ONE DAY ONLY event.

MARSHALL VISUAL ARTS CENTER
208 E. BURLESON & LAFAYETTE …

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It’s Holiday Light Show Time Again!

A treat for artists’ eyes – the light shows are here again! A brief guide to the DFW area:

Holiday Wonder at Fair Park – Over two million lights plus family-friendly events.. Nov. 22 – Jan. 7at Fair Park, Dallas.

Enchant: The World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze & Market – Includes the Enchant Christmas …

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Plano Association Annual Members Show deadline Dec. 16

Annual PAA Members’ Show is just around the corner!

January 11 – February 9

A Call for Entries will be going out soon to all PAA members to enter the 2018 Members’ Show to be held at ArtCentre of Plano in January. Here are the key dates related to the exhibit.

12/1 …

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Linda McCarley’s Solo Art Exhibit Reception Nov. 29

Wednesday, November 29

The Courtyard Theater Gallery 1509 H Avenue Plano, TX 75074 6:00 p.m. to 8:00  p.m. FORCES OF NATURE 

 

Forces of Nature

is a collection of encaustic abstract art works and monoprints depicting the artist’s sense of

environmental changes and natural transformations.

Click here for your Invitation Linda McCarley is Vice …

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2018 London Art Tour with Juliette McCullough & Michael O’Keefe

LONDON ART TOUR May 29 – June 6, 2018 Take a closer look with artists Juliette McCullough & Michael O’Keefe Travel with Juliette McCullough and Michael O’Keefe to London, one of the greatest art cities in the world. Enjoy seven full days of exploring many monumental museums and hidden artistic wonders. Everyday will take …

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Annual Exhibition at the O’Keeke Studio Dec. 2

DECEMBER 2nd, 5:00 – 8:00 PM THE ANNUAL INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION AT THE O’KEEFE STUDIO CENTER Over 100 participants from 2017 will be invited to show their work at the studio center. This exhibition is one night only and will take place at The O’Keefe Studio Center. Join us for a wonderful exhibition, socializing, wine …

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10th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling applications close Jan. 6

We will be hosting our 10th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling on March 3rd and 4th in Fort Worth, Texas!!!  http://funkyfinds.com/spring.html

This is a FREE all handmade art & craft fair featuring the work of over 100 talented makers selling a wide variety of hand-crafted items. Location: Cattle Barn 2 at the Will Rogers …

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Your Private Collection Art Gallery’s Annual Open House Nov. 25

Saturday, November 25, 5-8pm

Your Private Collection invites you to join its once a year celebration. Known for world-class art and highly-awarded artists, the art gallery is sparkling with brand-new art and some new talent.

Meet our new, pastel artists, Cat Curtis and Julie Howard. Greet Lael Nelson, watercolorist; Kimm Lanus, mixed media; Jeremiah …

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HARRY GEFFERT (1934-2017) | Celebration of Life Nov. 26

  CELEBRATION OF LIFE H A R R Y  G E F F E R T

(1 9 3 4  –  2 0 1 7)

photo credit: Teresa Rafidi PLEASE GATHER WITH US TO CELEBRATE HIS LIFE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH, 2 – 4 PM   REFLECTIONS ON THE ARTIST WILL BEGIN AT 2:30 PM NASHER SCULPTURE …

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Sonia King Selected as 2017 Distinguished Artist

An announcement from the Creative Arts Center of Dallas:

CAC mosaic instructor, Sonia King has been selected as a 2017 Distinguished Artist by the James Renwick Alliance in Washington DC, a first for mosaic art. The Renwick Alliance’s Distinguished Artist Series brings notable artists from around the country to provide insight into their medium. On Sunday, …

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Register for Spring 2018 Classes at the Creative Arts Center

CAC Spring 2018 Classes & Workshops Many of you have been asking and we’ve received word that our Spring 2018 Brochure will be in your mailbox by November 20th. Classes & Workshops will be available to register on our website by that day as well. The Creative Arts Center of Dallas offers ongoing weekly …

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Call for Art – 2018 El Corazon Exhibition – Bath House Cultural Center

Exhibition Dates: February 3-March 17, 2018

Entries Deadline: Saturday, January 6, 2018

Applications close at 11:59 PM, Mountain Time Zone, on deadline date. All entries must be submitted online at www.callforentry.org

Direct Link: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4818 The Bath House Cultural Center and exhibition curator, Jose Vargas, invite visual artists to submit entries for the 24th …

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Kids Star Wars Camp, Gift Certificates & Cooper Exhibit at Elm Street Studio

Star Wars Drawing Camp

  • December 18 – 21 | 10AM – 12PM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $100

 

Give the gift of an experience. Our Winter classes and workshops are posted to the website and more are being added this month. Call 214-478-8372 to purchase a gift certificate, which may be applied to any …

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Sharon Giles acrylic demo at SWA in Fort Worth Nov. 20

NEXT MEETING Nov. 20, 2017 . The Society of Watercolor Artists meets every third Monday from September through May with the exception of January, because of MLK day.  Time: 7pm. (6:30 critique by Jo Williams) Location: University of North Texas Health Science Center, Bldg. 2 – Everett Hall, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Directions see website: http://www.swawatercolor.com/

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Workshop on Retro Art Journaling with Misty Oliver-Foster

Retro Art Journaling – December 3rd, 2-5pm
thegallery8680, 8680 W. Main Street, Frisco, TX
Cost: $55 per person, all materials provided
Instructor: Misty Oliver-Foster
Email: mfoster@freshpaints.com
Phone: 2143847200
Website: http://freshpaints.com

Join teaching artist Misty Oliver-Foster as we use vintage booklets and magazines (Life, McCalls, National Geographic, etc.) as …

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Brookhaven College Student Art Sale & Fundraiser Nov 30

The Art Kids at Brookhaven College Are Crazy/Busy Gearing Up For Their ONLY Student Art Sale and Fundraiser Of The Year!

And when I say “Kids,” I mean students aged from 17-75!
Something fabulous is going on at Brookhaven College! The energy is palpable- the music is blasting in the sculpture …

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Early Texas Art Exhibitions Across Texas – from CASETA

The 16th CASETA Symposium and Texas Art Fair April 27 – 29, 2018 Witte Museum 3801 Broadway Street CASETA, PO Box 3792, San Angelo, TX 76902

NORTH TEXAS

Valley House Gallery 6616 Spring Valley Rd Dallas, TX 75254 Donald S. Vogel (1917-2004): A Celebration November 4 – December 2, 2017 Donald S. Vogel, along with his wife Peggy, founded …

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Holiday Art Bazaar Dec. 2 at TUPPS Brewery in McKinney

Holiday Art Bazaar
Forty local artisans will be selling their handmade creations at the McKinney Creative Community‘s Holiday Art Bazaar at TUPPS Brewery on December 2. There is a Christmas Tree Lighting at 6 PM plus kids crafts, ornament making and food trucks! It will be a fun and festive day!

The Art …

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Isabelle du Toit – TRUCE opens this Saturday Nov. 25 at CWFA

Isabelle du Toit, Snails and Ibis, 2017, oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches

Read more about Isabelle du Toit’s exhibition here   OPENING RECEPTION

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18th | 5-8 PM 

EXHIBITION DATES NOVEMBER 18th – DECEMBER 30th, 2017

 

Cris Worley Fine Arts 1845 Levee Street # 110, Dallas, TX 75207 Tuesday – Saturday …

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Texas Wesleyan Exhibition Proposals due Jan. 27, 2018

CALL FOR ART EXHIBITION PROPOSALS We invite artists to submit a proposal to exhibit or curate an exhibition at the Bernice Coulter Templeton Art Studio Gallery. The Gallery begins its second year September 2018. The Bernice Coulter Templeton Art Studio Gallery is the main exhibition space at Texas Wesleyan University. Along with serving as …

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2017 Cedars Open Studios

Saturday, November 18, 2017

10 am – 6 pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/300191423781359/

Now in our 15th year, cedars open studios is the largest event of the year in The Cedars. The Cedars, Dallas, Texas has long been home to a diverse group of Dallas painters, photographers, sculptors and musicians who have contributed to the deep and …

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Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera at the Modern

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Presents Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera   October 14, 2018 – January 27, 2019 Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera will be on view to the public at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth from October 14, 2018, through January 27, 2019, and travel to the Museum of Contemporary Art …

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Tamar Navama’s Jewelry Trunk Show Nov. 17 at Ro2 Art

Tamar Navama
Jewelry Trunk Show

 

Friday, November 17, 6-9 PM  www.tamarnavama.com Ro2 Art is thrilled to bring you a one-night-only trunk show featuring new works by metalsmith artist Tamar Navama! Join us on Friday, November 17th from 6-9pm for a fun night, light bites, and incredible jewelry.

Ro2 Art Pop-Up
1508 …

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Ricardo Paniagua: Miracles, Prophecies, and Revelations opens Dec. 9 at Bivins

OPENING DATE: December 9, 2017

CLOSING DATE: January 20, 2018

RECEPTION: Saturday, December 9, 2017 5-8pm

ARTIST: Ricardo Paniagua

EXHIBIT TITLE: Ricardo Paniagua: Miracles, Prophecies, and Revelations

VENUE: Bivins Gallery: 300 Crescent Court, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75201; 214-272-2795; http://www.bivinsgallery.com/

DESCRIPTION:

Bivins Gallery is pleased to present Ricardo Paniagua: Miracles, Prophecies, and Revelations from December 9, 2017 through January …

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A Present Abstract opens Nov. 18 at CYDONIA

FORT WORTH – CYDONIA is pleased to announce A Present Abstract, an exhibition of drawing, sculpture, and photography by Niall McClelland, Jade Rude, Jon Sasaki, Derek Sullivan, and Jim Verburg.

Curated by writer and curator Alex Bowron, the exhibition opens on Saturday, November 18, 2017 and runs until Saturday, December 16, 2017. A reception honoring the …

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