‘Tis that time of the year – new art calendars are being published for 2011. Before you purchase yet another Impressionist calendar, consider first the local productions that support local art associations or that feature local artists:
Irving Art Association has published its 3rd annual calendar with 13 reproductions of artwork by IAA members. The price is only $20 for a standard-size calendar (full color on 8&1/2″ x 11″ size cardstock which opens to a 11″ x 17″ format). This year the calendar was professionally printed using Lulu.com. To purchase or see more artwork, see the IAA website or order directly through Lulu.com: http://www.lulu.com/product/calendar/2011-irving-art-association-calendar/14013813 .
Trinity Arts Guild has published a calendar for it’s 50th Anniversary in 2011, which runs September 2010 through August 2011 and marks TAG events. For more information see the website: trinityartsguild.org or to place an order, please contact Christina Pearlman at 817-875-5677.
Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST): The 2011 VAST calendar, featuring the work of member artists, is now available for purchase in two formats: The desk format is $10 and can be purchased from one of the calendar artists or from VAST Staff (email ExecutiveDirector@VASTarts.org ). The wall calendar is $20 and may be ordered online through www.Lulu.com.
CityArtCal produces a calendar engagement book — 100 local artists are included in a 128 page, tabbed desk art calendar. One hundred color plates – each artist has his own page and there is an artist directory included. It retails locally for 19.95 at a number of retail stores: the DMA, MAC, Muse Bookstore, A Paper Affair, Chocolate Secrets, etc. and we give thousands to local art students – junior college and senior high school students to encourage them to pursue their artistic visions. Truly spectacular! website: http://www.cityartcal.com Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Local artist Darla Bostick has produced a spectacular calendar of her art for 2011. The calendar is for sale from her (email@example.com) or from the Lulu website at http://www.lulu.com/content/legacy-lulustudio-calendar/darla-bosticks-art-calendar/9843949 for $22
Sharon Giles, the moderator for ArtGroupsDFW and Art News DFW, published her second annual calendar. It is for sale through Lulu.com for $20: http://www.lulu.com/product/calendar/sharon-giles-art-2011-calendar/14310059