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Art Exhibit: Notes Toward A Re-Enchantment of the World – by Skip McKinstry

Pardieu Gallery is proud to present “Notes Toward A Re-Enchantment of the World” an Exhibit by Artist Skip McKinstry September 5th – October 9th

Skip McKinstry’s artwork is primarily based in photography and digital imagery.

Mckinstry is fascinated by shadows, reflected images, and glimpses out of the corner of the eye. For Mckinstry “what we see …

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Southwestern Watercolor Society exhibition runs Sept. 2 through Oct. 3

More than 80 watercolor and water media paintings will be featured at the Southwestern Watercolor Society’s 57th Annual Member Exhibition at Blue House Too Gallery at Watters Creek.

The free exhibit will open to the public on Wednesday, September 2 and features all types of watercolor and water media painting from abstract to realism, landscapes …

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VALA’s Splash of Color – Reception July 25

A colorful splash of artwork and sculptures in all mediums by VALA members and local artists, Hanging date extended through July 31, 2020.

Artist reception, Saturday, July 25th 6-8 pm at the Historic Cotton Mill of McKinney, 610 Elm St. McKinney TX

Gallery is open weekdays from 9am-5pm, and on Saturdays when no private …

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SWS Preview Party July 12th

All the eligible entries submitted by our deadline of June 30th for the 54th Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS) Annual Membership Exhibition will be included in this slide festival! The show itself opens Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – Blue House Too Gallery, 4:00-8:00 pm with an Awards Reception on Sunday, September 27, 4:00-6:00 pm.

On …

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Southwestern Watercolor Society entries due June 30

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Paintings & Photographs by Darla Bostick at Blue House Too

Extended exhibition through May 31, 2020 at the Blue House Too Gallery in Allen.

The show features artwork and photos from Darla’s extensive international travels.

Note: Directions to the gallery on the image are incorrect. After exiting US 75, please go WEST on West Bethan Drive exit (not east as printed on postcard.)

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Allen Arts Festival 2020 call for applications

New festival dates: September 11-13, 2020!

Applications: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=7745
Application Deadline: 6/1/20 Midnight CST

The Allen Arts Festival, organized by the Allen Arts Alliance returns every  year to Watter’s Creek at Montgomery Farm in Allen, Texas during the second full weekend in May. 2020 marks the 12th year of the festival. Allen is a thriving community north of Dallas with …

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VALA Meeting Feb. 19 – Floral Resin Painting demo

Join Us for our February VALA Member Meeting 7:30PM – 9:00pm
Wednesday Feb 19th, 2020 – Visitors are welcome!
Blue House Too Gallery in Watter’s Creek! (988 Village Green Dr, Allen, TX 75013)

Brenna Morgan-McGee Will be demonstrating LIVE Floral Resin Painting!!!

We have exciting new opportunities to share! EXCLUSIVE upcoming display opportunities at …

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ZAPP calls for Art Festivals & Shows around Texas

ZAPP enables artists to apply online to multiple art festivals & shows through one central website, http://ZAPPlication.org.

Austin Music & Arts Festival 2020 Round Rock, Texas Event Dates: 3/14/20 – 3/15/20
Deadline: 1/1/20 Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Days to Deadline: 19 More Event Info

Houston Music & Arts Festival 2020 Sugar Land, …

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Sacred Stories of Light exhibit – Reception Dec. 12

Exhibit: December 4th, 2019 -January 5th, 2020
Artist Reception Dec. 12, 6-8pm

Collin County Diversity Council is hosting a multi-faith art exhibit titled Sacred Stories of Lightat Blue House Too in Allen. Note new address for Blue House Too: 988 Village Green Drive in Watters Creek, Allen TX.

Email:info@CCDiversityCouncil.org

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Sacred Stories of Light call for entries

Sacred Stories of Light – For application to participate contact Email:info@CCDiversityCouncil.org

Artist submission deadline is November 12.@ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit: December 4th, 2019 -January 5th, 2020
Artist Reception Dec. 12, 6-8pm

Collin County Diversity Council is hosting a multi-faith art exhibit titled Sacred Stories of Lightat Blue House Too in Allen.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: 20 UNDER 20 – entry deadline Nov. 30

This is a juried art exhibit showcasing 20 emerging artists under the age of 20. The selected artwork will be on display at Blue House Too, Allen Arts Alliance’s art gallery in Watters Creek. For application instructions see https://allenartsalliance.org/bh2/call-for-artists-20-under-20-2020/

Dates and Deadlines
Applications open: Monday, September 23, 2019 

Application Deadline: November 30, 2019 (midnight)

Opening Reception: Friday, January 10, …

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VALA party: VALAWEEN Oct. 19

VALAWEEN : Dark Art Show, Masquerade & Costume Party October 19th

Get your ticket now!! http://www.valtx.org

Discount Code:   VALAWEENPRESALE

50% off

2nd Annual VALAWEEN Masquerade and Costume Party AND Dark Art Show!

Included in your ticket price is Food, Beverages, Live Entertainment, Silent Auction and of course the Dark Art Show consisting of …

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VALA: Resin Art Workshop by Christine Smith-Atkins

Sponsored by VALA – Visual Arts League of Allen.

Sunday, Sept. 29 2-4pm $55 REGISTER at https://www.valatx.org/events

In this workshop you will learn to combine pigments with Resin and pour onto a 16” x 16” Da Vinci Gesso 7/8 panel board to create a beautiful compelling piece of abstract art! You can use acrylics to …

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Daniel Moulden: Oil demo for VALA Sept. 18 & Workshop Sept. 22

September 18th Member Meeting
@ Blue House Too Gallery

7:30PM– 9:00PM

Daniel Moulden will be demonstrating some Oil painting techniques as a precursor to the Workshop on Sunday, Sept 22nd! Visitors are welcome.

This workshop will focus on using a palette knife and vibrant colors in rendering landscapes. Don’t forget to sign-up for the Workshop!  …

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Sam Leeke: Organic as Inorganic

Organic as Inorganic
September 14, 2019 – October 25, 2019

Pardieu Gallery is proud to present “Organic as Inorganic” an Exhibit by Texas Artist Sam Leeke September 14th – October 25th 2019

Sam Leeke lives in Dallas, but spent his childhood summers in Post Mills Vermont where he enjoyed the mountains, visiting the village library …

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August 21st VALA Member Meeting @ Blue House Too — Journal Book Creation

VALA holds OPEN MEETINGS on the 3rd WEDNESDAYs OF THE MONTH at 7:30pm – 9:00pm

***NEXT MEETING : Aug 21st 2019***

AT BLUE HOUSE TOO GALLERY 934 Watters Creek Blvd., Allen TX

RSVP to VALA member Journal Book Workshop 0.00

In the spirit of Drawing and Journals , VALA will be hosting a …

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Artist talk with Gwen Meharg May 18th “Resurrection: Inhabiting Easter”

Gwen Meharg will be giving an artist talk over her current exhibit “Resurrection: Inhabiting Easter” on Saturday May 18th from 2 – 3pm. Free to the public. text “myart” to 31996 or visit http://www.pardieugallery.com to rsvp. Pardieu Gallery 550 S Watters Rd, Allen, TX 75013

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Allen Arts Festival May 10-12

The Allen Arts Festival is an annual event that always takes place the 2nd weekend of May, rain or shine. It is usually the Mother’s Day weekend. This family-friendly arts festival features juried artwork from fine visual artists from all over the country, and has been a staple in Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm in …

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VALA Gala on April 27

The 2nd Annual VALA Gala is drawing near and we are Super Excited to make it better than ever!  Our board members have been working like busy bees to get everything ready, but as volunteers ourselves, there are not enough hours in the day it seems to get everything done! 

This is where we need …

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VALA call for artwork: Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis: Celebrating Change and Growth!

We are glad to have you be a part of this exhibit!

This Exhibit will feature Artwork from the members of the Visual Arts League of Allen (VALA) – Entry Fee for non-members is $40(this fee includes a 1 yr VALA Membership) and FREE for VALA members, for up to …

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Resurrection: Inhabiting Easter

Pardieu Gallery is proud to present “Resurrection: Inhabiting Easter” an Exhibit by Texas Artist Gwen Meharg April 13th – May 25th.

Gwen Meharg uses abstraction to conceptually portray hope: “Since hope is an idea I see no end to the possibilities.  Abstraction makes room for the viewer to interject their experiences into the work.”

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Natures Vibrations: Works by David Blow

Pardieu Gallery is proud to present Natures Vibrations an exhibit of New works by Texas Artist David Blow February 16 – March 30th

David Blow is a photographer/printmaker/artist and Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of North Texas. David Blow is interested in the duality of spirituality and peacefulness, which you can see …

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VALAWEEN Art Show and Launch of the VALA Gallery

VALAWEEN: ‘Dark Art’ Show
 The Inaugural VALAWEEN 2018: Dark Art Show and Masquerade Party! 
& the launch of the Brand New VALA Gallery in the McKinney Cotton Mill!Come check out our 22 participating artists who are sharinations of Dark Art!

Show opens on October 20th  7-10pm
VALAWEEN Dark Art Show …

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