Tag Archive: Arlington TX

David McGee Works on Paper at the Gallery at UTA

January 22 – March 10, 2018

Arlington – The Gallery at UTA is pleased to present an exhibition showcasing works on paper by Houston-based artist David McGee, organized by the Houston Museum of African American Culture. The Telling and the Told, which premiered in Houston before travelling to the University of Texas at Arlington, includes over thirty watercolors illustrating an eclectic array of themes. McGee’s wide-ranging literary and pop-cultural interests are evident, and are mirrored and, frequently, amalgamated in his evocative ‘mash-up’ artworks. Benito Huerta, curator of the exhibition, selected images from several series created over the past twenty years to showcase McGee’s complex visual narratives that encompass everything from art historical references and Hip Hop music, to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and fairytales, to Cuban poetry and Greek mythology. As Huerta commented, “David’s many interests are as varied as his art. He reads the classics as well as contemporary books, but what he really likes to do is mix it up – both in his literary tastes and his art.”


Dali,2010, 30″ x 22″, Watercolor on paper, Collection of Poppi Massey, Houston, TX

David McGee was born in Lockhart, Louisiana, and he currently lives and works in Houston, Texas. He is known for his thought-provoking paintings that frequently reference literature and language, and the juxtaposition of word with image. He has been the focus of several solo exhibitions throughout the United States including venues in New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Texas and Utah; and his work is held in collections including The Addison Gallery of American Art (Andover, MA); the Boston Museum of Art; The Menil Collection (Houston); the Museum of Fine Arts Houston; the Rhode Island School of Design Museum; the Dallas Museum of Art; and the W.E.B. DuBois Institute at Harvard University.


Deceive,2015, 30″ x 22″, Watercolor on paper, Collection of Jim and Sarrah Petersen, Houston, TX

In association with the exhibition, David McGee will discuss his work in an hour-long gallery talk/dialogue with Benito Huerta on Thursday, January 25 beginning at 12:30 pm in The Gallery at UTA. There will be a reception on Friday, January 26 from 5:30 to 8 pm with brief remarks beginning at 6:30 pm. The exhibition, talk, and reception are free and open to the public.


Pimp,2010, 30″ x 22″, Watercolor on paper, Collection of Gregory and Alyssa Shannon, Houston, TX

Gallery hours are 10 am until 5 pm Monday through Friday and noon until 5 pm on Saturday. The Gallery is located in the Fine Art Building, room 169, at 502 S. Cooper Street, Arlington, TX. For more information, contact Benito Huerta or Patricia Healy (817) 272-5658 or www.uta.edu/gallery.

The 2017- 2018 exhibition schedule is made possible by the generous support of Arlington Camera, Art & Art History Department Students, the Hanley Foundation, Hilton Arlington, and Nerwin & Martin.

 

All events are free and open to the public.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 10AM – 5PM | Saturday, 12PM – 5PM

Located on first floor in room 169 at the north end of the Fine Arts Building, UTA Campus, 502 S. Cooper St., Arlington, Texas.

For more information, contact Benito Huerta 817-272-3143 or Patricia Healy 817-272-5658

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Basic Silver Metal Clay Workshop & more at Alchemy Group

Basic Silver Metal Clay Workshop Participants explore the many methods of imprinting textures on Silver Metal Clay as well as learn to carve, fire and finish it. No prior experience is needed.  Learn the basics while making a pendant and matching earrings. Learn to roll, texture, shape and cut the clay. Polish and finish your work to best bring out the design. Supplies included in course fee. 

Registration Cost – Saturday, February 17th, 10 – 4 PM – $200.00

Register & pay at http://www.thealchemygroup.biz/news.html

For information on other Precious Metal Workshops see http://www.thealchemygroup.biz/classes.html

Merlene Walker
The Alchemy Group
617 Lochngreen Trl.
Arlington, TX  76012
(817) 459-4411
www.thealchemygroup.biz

 

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The Brew and Arts Show Feb. 17 at the Legal Draft Beer Co.

 

The Brew and Arts Crew is having another Art Show with unique artists and vendors on Saturday Feb 17th 12-6pm at the Legal Draft Beer Company in Arlington.

Join us for live bands, live painting, food trucks, vendors, and artists of all kinds (NO ENTRY FEE)

Over 20 Artists and Unique Vendors!

Come grab a beer with us and support local artists!

500 E Division 76011
Arlington TX

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Doug Walton Spring Break Encounter 2018 March 9-13

DOUG WALTON SPRING-BREAK ENCOUNTER 2018
DATES: Fri–Tue. March 9-13, 2018
TIME: 9:00 am-4 pm
FEE: $275 for five days or $60 per day for fewer than three,
days. A $50 deposit will hold your place
No one teaches the creative process better than Doug. He engages your imagination and fearlessness to create exciting and expressive work. Sign up for both sessions for an intensive encounter. Bring canvases or watercolor paper, your favorite flat and round brushes, paper towels. You may bring you’re acrylics, but Doug’s students can use his house paint that he shares for a nominal fee. Adventurous beginners are welcome.

Join with fellow artists and explore new creative expression through ART CLASSES at The Upstairs Gallery.
Call the Upstair Gallery at 817 277-6961 for more information or to register for Doug’s workshop.

CLICK HERE FOR WINTER SCHEDULE 2018

The Upstairs Gallery  http://www.upstairsartgallery.com
1038 West Abram, Arlington, TX 76013 817.277.6961

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AVAA 42nd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit

2018 Call for Entries
AVAA
Arlington Visual Arts Association
42nd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit
February 9 – March 30
Reception February 15, 6:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Duncan Center Art Room

Contact Kathy Kline for details, a prospectus and information
817-692-5987

Bob Duncan Center
2800 South Center Street
Arlington, TX
For directions call 817-465-6661

See the AVAA Website at: www.arlingtonvisualarts.com

https://www.facebook.com/ArlingtonVisualArts/

 

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Maureen Brouillette Dallas Critique Group

Maureen has some openings in her Dallas critique group and would like to recruit a few new artists. She also has started an Arlington critique group for artists in the mid-cities and Ft. Worth. She needs regulars who would commit to attend every month and subs who would like to attend occasionally. See the flyer for the schedule, the advantagtes of joining a critique group, and contact information: Dallas crit schedule(1) (pdf)

Maureen likes to critique all levels. Beginner, intermediate and professional. She attends a critique group herself that she has belonged to for over twenty years. No matter what level you are as an artist, it helps to get an objective opinion through fresh eyes.

For more about Maureen, see her website: http://www.mbrouillette.com/

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2018 Art on the Greene applications due March 31

Art on the Greene 2018

Phone: 817-797-2424
Event Dates: 5/11/18 – 5/13/18
Application Deadline: 3/31/18 Midnight CST

Art on the Greene takes place in Richard Greene Linear Park, which is located between The Texas Rangers Ballpark and Dallas Cowboys Stadium.

With a lake on the north side, Rangers Ballpark on the east and Cowboys Stadium on the west, the park provides a great setting for an art festival with a great view and an atmosphere second to none!

The 7th Annual Art on the Greene will feature up to 125 artists in one of fifteen different categories.
With a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere and serious potential shoppers, this show is becoming a favorite for art lovers and collectors from Dallas, Fort Worth and surrounding cities.

Zapplication https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=6217

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Vision Board Workshops

Creating Vision Boards and Attracting Your Goals.

The purpose of a Vision Board is to help you create an image of what you want to attract into your life.  Vision Boards are a very powerful way to use the process of  visualization. Creating a collage of pictures and words to put the exact image of want you want to attract into your life, as whatever you show on your Vision Board will become part of your reality. You will be surprised to see the things on your Vision Board show up in your life—sooner or later—providing you keep putting your intention on them and stay positive.

Workshops for Creating Your Vision for 2018

Friday January 26th 10-1pm
Register Here

Saturday January 27th 10-1pm
Register Here

$35 (all supplies included)
Just bring your imagination!!!!

Merlene Walker
617 Lochngreen Trl.
Arlington,  Tx  76012

Our mailing address is:

The Alchemy Group

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Happy Holidays Pop-Up Market in Arlington

Happy Holidays Pop-Up Market

Do you still have some difficult to buy for people on your holiday shopping list? Check out the unique, one of a kind handmade items from local artisans for that perfect gift or a treat for yourself.

Brought to you by 817ArtsAlliance and The Sleepy Cottage, the Happy Holidays Pop-Up Market is conveniently located in the Urban Union area of Downtown Arlington, across from Legal Draft. The market hours are 11am-5pm M-W, 11am-8pm Th-F and noon-6pm Sat-Sun through Saturday, December 23, 2017.

Where: 500 E. Front Street #150, Arlington, Texas 76011

When: Saturday, December 9 through Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017

Ceramic
and Glass
Ornaments

Photographic Art
Ready to hang,
matted prints, cards

Pottery and Prints of Original Watercolors in various forms

Fabulous finds at the market include ornaments, scented candles, original paintings, jewelry, prints to be hung or mailed as cards, ceramics, soap, crochet, home decor, embroidered sleep masks and tea towels & much more. The photos in this email show a small number of the offerings. Visit the event page for more info : http://817artsalliance.blogspot.com/p/happy-holidays-gift-market.html

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The Upstairs Gallery – the Christmas Show, Pottery & Doug Walton New Year’s Encounter


From now till December 23, 2017

Tuesday ~ Saturday

12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Upstaris Gallery 1038 WEST ABRAM * ARLINGTON, TEXAS 76013
info@upstairsartgallery.com

Visit our website: http://www.upstairsartgallery.com/

The intricate medallion design above was created by Al Brouillette, one of the

original artists of The Upstairs Gallery. It was one of many designs that he created for Eleanor G. Martin’s annual Christmas Show. We thought it approporiate to use

Al’s design for this 50th Annual Gallery show. Al Brouillette 1924 – 2000

a gallery group show
Pottery and jewelry and art gifts…from our family of artists.
Art in every medium and priced to make shopping fun again…
We are featuring three potters – all with destinctive styles. Mugs and platters, casserole dishes and tortilla bowls, goblets and cups to share good cheer. Art to give – art to collect – all part of our 50th Show.
“NORTH POLE WE HAVE A PROBLEM”
Created by: Kent Bushart
“Blue Cloud” by Jessica Neary
Paintings to Celebrate the
Holiday Season
Oils, watercolors, mixed media….all on display. Our family of artists will show their recent works….from large paintings to small treasures.
Contemporary and traditional — bright and bold – thoughtful and reflective .
Pottery by Jef Barton
Jef Barton is a productive potter who makes functional and decorative pieces with various stoneware clay bodies and firing methods. The Gallery is pleased to welcome Jef to our Art of Christmas Giving Show. Jef’s tortilla bowl is shown to the right.
Jef is an AHS grad as well as
UT-Arlington.
art classes and workshops
DOUG WALTON NEW YEAR’S ENCOUNTER 2018
DATE: Fri-Sun, Jan. 5, 6, & 7, 2018
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
FEE: $165 for three days or $60 per day.
A $50 deposit will hold your place.

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The Upstairs Gallery – Annual Christms Show – 12.2.17

The intricate medallion design above was created by Al Brouillette, one of the
original artists of The Upstairs Gallery. It was one of many designs that he created for Eleanor G. Martin’s annual Christmas Show. We thought it approporiate to use
Al’s design for this 50th Annual Gallery show. Al Brouillette 1924 – 2000

 a gallery group show

Pottery and jewelry and art gifts…from our family of artists.
Art in every medium and priced to make shopping fun again…
We are featuring three potters – all with destinctive styles. Mugs and platters, casserole dishes and tortilla bowls, goblets and cups to share good cheer. Art to give – art to collect – all part of our 50th Show.
“NORTH POLE WE HAVE A PROBLEM”
Created by: Kent Bushart
Stephen Rascoe – Sun Flowers
Paintings to Celebrate the
Holiday Season
Oils, watercolors, mixed media….all on display. Our family of artists will show their recent works….from large paintings to small treasures.
Contemporary and traditional — bright and bold – thoughtful and reflective .
art classes and workshops
DOUG WALTON NEW YEAR’S ENCOUNTER 2018
DATE: Fri-Sun, Jan. 5, 6, & 7, 2018
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
FEE: $165 for three days or $60 per day.
A $50 deposit will hold your place.

 

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Karen Foster Workshop: Paint Like Matisse – Nov 20

...paint like Matisse…
Join us on Monday Nov 20th for a very interesting, sure-fire way to loosen up. We are going to paint like Matisse by attaching a stick to the end of the paintbrush and standing back to paint. See supply list below.

NOV. 20, 2017
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
$50.
INSTRUCTOR: Karen Foster
CALL THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY –
KAREN FOSTER at 817 312-3185
To Register for Class.
SUPPLIES:
Plastic table cloth or plastic to tape to floor
Small table / TV tray
#16, #18 or #20 round brush
Sample acrylic house paints
Blue painters tape
I will supply large index paper that you may use or you may use a large canvas 24”x24” or larger; or 1 or 2 full sheets of watercolor paper, gessoed.
Large bucket for water
Paper towels

FOR ADULTS AND TEENS – from beginners to practicing professionals, The Upstairs Gallery offers a wide selection of Art Classes and Workshops offering instruction in various mediums.
FALL ART CLASSES at Upstairs Art Gallery in Arlington

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Upstairs Gallery: 50th Anniv. Show Closes – Judy Gelfert Show Opens – Oct. 20th

On Friday, 20 October 2017
5:00 till 8:00 p.m.
Toast the 50th Anniversary of
The Upstairs Gallery
and enjoy an ongoing exhibition
of art from the gallery’s first half century
while celebrating the opening of
A New Show of Paintings by Judy Gelfert

Judy Gelfert’s oil paintings reflect her ever-enthusiastic attention to design and light in everyday scenes, landscapes, interiors, and figures.Whatever her subject, she aims to capture the essence of an image, leaving the details to the viewer’s imagination.
Judy is conducting a workshop on Oct. 21 and 22. She still has room for a few more students. Call the Gallery for details. 817.277.6961

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The 5th Annual South Street Art Festival Oct. 13 – 15 in Arlington

The 5th Annual South Street Art Festival

Friday October 13, 2017 4pm-10pm
Saturday October 14, 2017 11am-10pm
Sunday October 15, 2017 11am-5pm

http://www.southstreetartfest.com/

Downtown Arlington Arts District

Admission & Parking FREE

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/2295769583981874/

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Pinners Conference & Expo Sept. 29-30 in Arlington

A convention and expo especially for those who enjoy pinning those artsy and craftsy ideas to boards on Pinterest.

https://tx.pinnersconference.com

Enjoy fun classes and shopping – Check out the “The Classes!” tab to learn more. You’ll also encounter over 200 exhibiting businesses providing beautiful shopping options in the worlds of DIY, crafts, wedding, baby, cooking, photography, party planning, nails, scrapbooking, holiday decor, clothing, jewelry and all sorts of other things!

When and where

Friday and Saturday, Sept 29-30, 2017 at the Arlington Convention Center in Arlington, Texas (1200 Ballpark Way)

Hours

Friday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Admission

Admission and Expo shopping – $8 (promo codes available from exhibitors & sponsors)
Admission & 2-class wristband – $15
Admission & All-day classes – $29
Admission & 2 days of all classes – $49
VIPinner – $129 (see tickets for details; includes VIP Night and other great stuff)
Online Pass (1-year-membership) – $29 (view Pinners-selected online classes)

*Children 12 and under are free to all events. Discount codes are available from show sponsors. Some classes will have an optional materials fee if you’d like the in-class kits (which you pay in class, the day of the show). (See the “Presenters” page). Tickets are non-refundable.

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NEW Classes – RUST on Canvas & POURS WITH Silicone at Sparks Studio

NEW Classes in September & October!

  • RUST and Patina on Canvas. Layers, Textures, Copper & Iron Finishes
    TERRIFIC CLASS – Reactive Techniques with Copper and Iron
    with Suzanne McNeill-Sparks
    Thursday September 14 – 9:30 to 3:00
  • POURING PAINT with Silicone. Swirls, Cells, Layers & More
    FABULOUS CLASS – New Techniques for Pouring, Shaping and Texture Cells with Suzanne McNeill-Sparks
    Thursday October 5 – 9:30 to 3:00
  • MORE see below

Join special classes at Sparks Studio to explore NEW techniques and amazing art!

509 W. Main Street, Arlington, TX 76010 – phone 817-266-3085  SparksStudioArt.com   

 

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Fall Classes at the Upstairs Gallery in Arlington

Adult art classes & workshops by Sam Hopkins, Carolyn Jehring, Judy Gelfert, Marjgie Whittington, Jim Evans, Karen Foster and Doug Walton.  http://upstairsartgallery.com/schedule/TUG%20FALL%202017%207-28-17.pdf

Featuring Arlington area artists since, 1967

Eleanor Grace Martin and her artist friends founded The Upstairs Gallery in 1967… this year we are celebrating 48 years of sharing our art experience with Arlington, Texas. Our art showings are unique, our classes have been experienced by thousands of adults and young people. Come join us as we continue to feature Arlington area artists – creating paintings, pottery, jewelry and
other unique works of art.

It’s a one-of-a-kind art experience.

1038 WEST ABRAM * ARLINGTON, TEXAS 76013
info@upstairsartgallery.com
www.upstairsartgallery.com
MEMBER FT. WORTH ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION
arlington texas artists

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5th Annual South Street Art Festival call for artists – deadline Sept. 1

The 5th Annual South Street Art Festival artist application is now available.

Friday October 13, 2017 4pm-10pm
Saturday October 14, 2017 11am-10pm
Sunday October 15, 2017 11am-5pm

http://www.southstreetartfest.com/artists.html

Booth fee 10×10 $175, 10×20 $350
No application or jury fee.
Artists can apply in one of fourteen different categories. Deadline to apply is September 1, 2017.

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Sparks Art Classes for August!… Jewelry – Alcohol Inks – Rusty Gourds – Leather Books

Visit SparksStudioArt.com for more information. Contact Suzanne with questions or to sign up for a class…call 817-266-3085 or email suzannebmcneill@hotmail.com.

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Spotlight on Suzanne McNeill’s Travel Journals

A world traveler (and creator of numerous beautiful sketchbooks from her travels), Suzanne McNeill has just returned from a trip to Cuba for new artistic inspiration. She says “It was a wonderful trip … The bright colored antique cars, home stays, Havana and the Vinales Valley were all spectacular.”

CLOTH-PAPER-SCISSORS magazine did a 6-page article (pages 72-77) on her India Sketchbook in their July issue, She feel very honored and thrilled to have one of her sketchbooks recognized.  India was one of her favorite places to visit… brilliant colors everywhere.  Intriguing markets.  Amazing old palaces with decorative painting on the walls and doors.

UPPERCASE July magazine also showed pages from her Vietnam Sketchbook on page 78.

 

 

 

About Suzanne:

Local artist Suzanne McNeill’s award-winning art and paintings are known for happy colors, imaginative details, and creative inspiration. Working with her hands and developing innovative concepts for the arts is her passion. Through her popular workshops she enjoys sharing with students, friends and artists. Being a guest on ‘The Carol Duvall TV Show’ for 6 years was enlightening and Suzanne now offers over 100 free youtube demos. She especially enjoys working in different media and finds that moving from one to another keeps her art creative, fresh and alive.

Suzanne has a degree in Art and Biology from SMU. She has authored over 30 books and published over 300 books under Design Originals (now an imprint of Fox Chapel Publishing). She was voted ‘Designer of the Year’ and received the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ from the Craft & Hobby association.

— from her website http://sparksstudioart.com/

Sparks Studio of Creativity is located in Arlington on Main Street.

 

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Milton H. Green: Women at the Arlington Museum of Art

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Current Exhibit:
Milton H. Greene: Women
Tuesdays – Saturdays: 10am – 5pm
Sundays: 1pm – 5pm
CLOSED JULY 4, 2017 IN CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENCE DAY!
 If you love Hollywood, celebrities, fashion or Marilyn Monroe, you will love this exhibit. Greene is known for his fashion and celebrity photography from the 1950’s – 1970’s. He developed a close friendship with Marilyn Monroe after a famous photo shoot for Look Magazine and became known for his photography of her. This is a beautiful exhibit that you should not miss.

The exhibit named one of 6 “international exhibitions opening this week” by L’oeil de la Photographie Magazine.

Exhibit runs from May 13 – August 6, 2017.
Museum hours: MondaySaturday 10am – 5pm, Sundays 1pm – 5pm
Arlington Museum of Art, 201 West Main, Arlington, TX 76010
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Photo: Marilyn Monroe at “Schenk House” for Look Magazine. Los Angeles, 1953 ©Milton H.Greene / Courtesy Elizabeth Margot Collection
Exhibition organized by diChroma photography and curated by Anne Morin.
The Arlington Museum of Art would like to thank:

Become a Member

Not a Member? Need to renew your Membership?
Know someone who would love to join?

Visit the website HERE to find out more.

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Saturday, July 29 – Art Uncorked: Silk Screen Pop Art workshop

Learn to silk screen pop art

Relax with a glass of wine and silk-screen pop art with artist Jonathon Kimbrell, currently on exhibit.

Art Uncorked is on Saturday, July 28, 2017 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Tickets are $45 which includes all supplies & refreshments.

Arlington Museum of Art, 201 West Main Street, Arlington TX

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Call for Sculptures – Arlington Entertainment District Sculpture Trail – Phase 4

DUE DATE: JULY 20,2017

The City of Arlington is seeking 2-3 sculptures for purchase to be placed within the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail located between AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park.  A total 18 sculptures have already be placed to date.

Please consider submitting a proposal.  RFP for Phase 4 of the Entertainment District Sculpture Trail: Phase 4 Call for Submissions June 2017

Please let me know if you have any questions. Also, feel free to forward to fellow artists that may be interested.

Gary Packan
Assistant Director
Arlington Parks and Recreation Department

817-459-5477  •  Fax 817-459-5495

717 West Main St  •  Arlington, TX 76013

Nationally Accredited Agency and Gold  Medal Finalist

arlingtontx.gov

 

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More Calls for Artists around Texas

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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, International exhibit and sale of original Western Trappings, Art, Jewelry and Gear. The exhibit will be held in the Llano County Historical Museum, located at 310 Bessemer.

 


New Braunfels Fall Into Art Festival 2017 – Gruene/New Braunfels, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/30/2017

Fee (Jury fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 10/28/2017 – 10/29/2017

Join us for the Second Annual Fall Into Art Festival sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council (GNBAC). Last year’s event went incredibly well benefitting the artists, the GNBAC and the community too!  The Second Annual Fall Into Art street festival will be held again in the same locale as our first year,  Gruene Lake Village just blocks away from the 25th Annual Clay Festival held in the historic section of Gruene in New Braunfels and happening on the same weekend. This was advantageous for both the Clay Festival and the Fall Into Art Festival as many patrons enjoyed the abundance of art located in the Gruene section of New Braunfels on this happening weekend.



Cottonwood Art Festival Fall 2017
 
Richardson, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/23/2017

Fee (Cottonwood Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 10/7/2017 – 10/8/2017

Cottonwood Art Festival is located in Richardson, Texas where artists exhibit their work among towering oaks with lakeside beauty. This award winning event has been ranked one of the best fine art festivals in the nation and continues to uphold its extraordinary reputation as a first rate show. 2017 marks the 48th anniversary for this extraordinary event. Sponsored by The City of Richardson, Cottonwood Art Festival is a showcase for a large variety of fine art and fine craft and provides our patrons with the opportunity to meet and talk with the artist who created the work. Live entertainment, a Friday night gala for the artists and guests, a children’s art area and much more round out this perfect weekend in the park!


Name of Call: England Airpark/Alexandria Int Airport – Public Art Sculpture – ALEXANDRIA, LA

Budget: $125,000
Deadline: 9/8/17

England Airpark and Community, home to Alexandria International Airport, is seeking request for qualifications and preliminary proposals from individual artists or artists teams for the creation of a monumental gateway sculpture located in a site specific roundabout entrance to the Airpark. This site was specifically created for the installation of a public art centerpiece. This is a high visibility, high traffic opportunity with hundreds of thousands of vehicles utilizing the Airparks roundabout on an annual basis. The roundabout location is one of the most notable and prominent public spaces within the Central Louisiana community.


Name of Call: Richard Greene Linear Park Entertainment District Sculpture Trail – ARLINGTON, TX
Budget: $140,000
Deadline: 7/20/17

The City of Arlington (“City”) and Entertainment District Sculpture Trail (“EDST”) Committee are seeking a response to this call for public art submissions from artists interested in providing professional services needed for the placement of a sculpture(s) to be located in Richard Greene Linear Park.


 

Name of Call: San Pedro Creek Pre-Qualified List of Artists, San Antonio, Texas

Budget: $1,000,000
Deadline: 6/30/17

The design of the San Pedro Creek Culture Park (Park) will radically change the current experience of the creek. In addition to providing enhanced flood control and revitalizing the natural habitat, the Park will also reconnect the community to the water through the creation of a world class linear park that reflects the unique culture of Bexar County. To that end, the San Antonio River Authority (SARA), working collaboratively with Bexar County and the City of San Antonio, seeks exceptional emerging and established public artists working in a variety of media and artistic approaches for its Pre-Qualified List of Artists (List).


Art @ Discovery Green 2017Houston, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/22/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 11/4/2017 – 11/5/2017

Art@ Discovery Green along the Avenida  – A juried Art Festival featuring up 10 150 contemporary craft and fine artists selling their original and series works, located in the heart of Downtown Houston at Discovery Green Park.  Discovery Green, an Urban Greenspace, opened in 2008, encompasses 12 acres and is surrounded by the George R. Brown Convention Center, hi-rise living, luxury hotels and downtown sports arenas.  The park, which welcomed 1.5 million visitors in 2015, was named 4th best urban park in America in 2016 by USA Today.

Booth Fees Have Been Lowered For 2017!

Art@Discovery Green is produced for The Discovery Green Conservancy by festival director Lynette Wallace, with over 26 years of art festival management, and her experienced event team.   Artists needs are a top priority, offering continued hospitality with food/beverage and booth sitting.

Our festival this year will offer artist booths both on the Avenida and inside the park giving the artist easier load in and out as well as wonderful access for Houstonians and the 60,000+ visitors of the International Quilt Show going on in George R Brown.  November in Houston is traditionally one of the nicest months of the year, with comfortable temperatures and people enjoying outdoor events.  Discovery Green, always a destination for Houstonians, will be transformed into a celebration of Art and the independent artist including demonstration stage and cultural performances on the Avenida.


 

Art @ The Domain Austin – Fall 2017 Austin, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/22/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 10/14/2017 – 10/15/2017

Art@The Domain in Northwest Austin is a small boutique Art Festival featuring 85 fine artists and contemporary craft artists along a beautiful retail and loft living street, Century Oaks Terrace in the middle of The Domain

This juried 2 day art festival features fine art and contemporary craft in 14 media categories.  Being the sixth year for the fall show and the tenth art show at The Domain; the word is out to art buyers and shoppers. Within The Domain are over 20 restaurants as well as Whole Foods and over 50,000+ residents within the zipcode .

The Domain is Austin’s premier shopping and entertainment venue restaurants and luxury retailers such as Barneys, Tiffany and Neiman Marcus surrounded in a beautifully landscaped setting. The Domain includes luxury apartments as well as a Westin hotel and Aloft Hotel. The Domain, is a massive mixed-use development with commercial, office and residential in a contemporary setting.  The area was established 7 years ago and is growing rapidly.

Austin is also a major center for high-tech industries. Apple, Intel, Samsung, Hewlett-Packard and Google all have offices here. It’s eclectic and diverse and Austinites have a reputation for being supportive of the arts and of independent businesses.

For the touring artists Art@The Domain offers a weekend to fit into your Texas tour.    Also offered within the fall Blue Lotus Art Show Tour areaThe Shops At La Cantera October 7th & 8th and Art@Discovery Green, November 5th &…


 

The SHOW of Dripping Springs | 20171042 Event Center Drive, Dripping Springs, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/19/2017

Fee (Application Fee – Non-Refundable): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/30/2017 – 10/1/2017

The Artists Alliance of the Hill Country (AAHC) is spotlighting 56 juried artists at The SHOW as a two-day Fine Art Event from 11 AM to 5 PM.  Artists will display their work in a 12,000 square foot well-lit, air-conditioned ballroom with musicians performing original songs on-site throughout the two day event. Guest admission and parking to The SHOW is free. Food and drink are available on location. The Artists Alliance of the Hill Country will heavily advertise The SHOW in print, radio, television, and social media throughout Texas. Go view photos of last year’s art event at www.TheShowSpotlight.com. This page will be updated with the invited artist’s name, photos and website link.


 

Name of Call: Montana Rapid Transit System – EL PASO, TX
Budget: $350,000
Deadline: 7/7/17

This public art project will commission a total of 1 or 2 artists or artist’s teams to design and develop original artistic designs and/or images to be placed on each RTS station across the length of the corridor.


Name of Call: ASU Centennial Village – Phase II (Member, Texas Tech System)
Budget: $135,000
Deadline: 6/22/17

The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s) to be placed outside phase II of the Centennial Village Housing Complex, located on the Angelo State University Campus, a member of the Texas Tech System, located in San Angelo, TX. Construction of the new facility will be completed by July 2018.

Please see the full RFQ and image attachments at: http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=139869

Make sure all images submitted include work that you have created or that is in progress. Do NOT include proposed pieces that were not accepted. Also, include budgets of past projects.


 

 

 

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Expand Your Creativity! Jewelry and Abstract Painting at Sparks Studio

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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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Painting Classes: Oils and Acrylics with Irma Ward

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Pursue your passion and experience your creative side with oil or acrylic painting lessons. Irma offers weekly painting classes that concentrate on the application of basic concepts and techniques as you paint a subject that you like. Learn more about composition, values, brushwork, color, and perspective in a well-equipped studio; conveniently located off of I-30 in North Arlington.

Adult classes are offered for the beginner and intermediate painters who want to refresh their knowledge and enhance their skills. Class size is limited; enroll today. Contact irma@irmaward.com for more information.

For more about the instructor, see her website: https://irmaward.com/

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Milton H. Greene opens May 13 at the Arlington Museum of Art

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Milton H. Greene opens Saturday, May 13 at the Arlington Museum of Art. If you love Hollywood, celebrities, fashion or Marilyn Monroe, you will love this exhibit. Greene is known for his fashion and celebrity photography from the 1950’s – 1970’s. He developed a close friendship with Marilyn Monroe after a famous photo shoot for Look Magazine and became known for his photography of her. This is a beautiful exhibit that you should not miss. 
 

The exhibit named one of 6 “international exhibitions opening this week” by L’oeil de la Photographie Magazine. 

 
Exhibit runs from May 13 – August 6, 2017.
Museum hours: MondaySaturday 10am – 5pm, Sundays 1pm – 5pm
Arlington Museum of Art, 201 West Main, Arlington, TX 76010
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Photo: Marilyn Monroe at “Schenk House” for Look Magazine. Los Angeles, 1953 ©Milton H.Greene / Courtesy Elizabeth Margot Collection
 
Exhibition organized by diChroma photography and curated by Anne Morin.
 
 
The Arlington Museum of Art would like to thank:

 

Become a Member

Not a Member? Need to renew your Membership?
Know someone who would love to join?

Visit the website HERE to find out more.

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One-of-a-Kind Jewelry and Glass Art Classes at Sparks Studio

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Join Our Popular Jewelry and Glass Art Classes

SparksSudioArt.com 509 W. Main St., Arlington TX 76010

With really good teachers, it is easier than you think to turn genuine metal into professional quality jewelry – bracelets, pendants, earrings and charms.  Sparks Studio Art offers top quality teachers and classes.  Check out the photos to choose the class you like then call Suzanne to sign up… 817-266-3085.

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Upstairs Gallery Studio Student Show opens May 13

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THE STUDIO SHOW
BY STUDENTS OF THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
MAY 13-27, 2017
OPENING RECEPTION FOR THE ARTISTS
SATURDAY, MAY 13
2 PM – 5 PM
The Upstairs Gallery is pleased to feature new work from adults and children who have taken art classes at
The Upstairs Gallery.
To submit student work for the show,
please download the application form at:THE STUDIO SHOW APPLICATION

STUDENT SHOW – MAY 13 – 27, 2017
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The main purpose of this show and sale is to thank our students and teachers for supporting the gallery and to share their beautiful artworks with the community.
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ART CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS AND TEENS – from beginners to practicing professionals, The Upstairs Gallery offers a wide selection of Art Classes and Workshops offering instruction in various mediums.

 

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The Upstairs Gallery
1038 West Abram, Arlington, TX 76013817.277.6961
 

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Fabulous Glass and Marbling classes at Sparks Studio

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Join us for inspiring and creative classes
Please contact Suzanne with questions or to sign up for a class 817-266-3085

for a complete description, go to SparksStudioArt.com

Sparks Studio Art, 1809 Elm Crest Drive, Arlington, TX 76012

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Suminagashi Workshop April 27 – the art of marbling with inks on water

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THE ART OF SUMINAGASHI
Great New Class – with Sharon Giles
Thursday April 27 – 12:30 to 3:30

Join this repeat of a popular class. Produce beautiful marbled Suminagashi papers using the ancient Japanese technique of inks floating on water.
Supplies included in the class – Instructor will provide inks, paper, brushes and water containers.
Cost: $35
Sharon Giles – Water media and mixed media artist with awards from many local art organizations. She is the webmaster for ArtNewsDFW.com and also teaches Gelli printing.     Art website: SharonGilesArt.com

 


 

Sparks Studio Art Classes – Enjoy Life to the Fullest!

Visit SparksStudioArt.com for complete descriptions, prices and photos of each class.

Call 817-266-3085 or email suzannebmcneill@hotmail.com for class sign up.

SPARKS STUDIO OF CREATIVE ARTS
509 W. Main St., Arlington  SparksStudioArt.com
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2017 Art on the Greene applications due March 29

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Art on the Greene 2017

 
DEADLINE: 3/29/2017

Jury Fee: $25.00
Show Dates: May 26-28, 2017
Show Hours: Friday 3pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
More information: http://www.artonthegreene.com/artists.html

Art on the Greene takes place in Richard Greene Linear Park, which is located between The Texas Rangers Ballpark and Dallas Cowboys Stadium. With a lake on the north side, Rangers Ballpark on the east and Cowboys Stadium on the west, the park provides a great setting for an art festival with a great view and an atmosphere second to none!

Now in its 6th year Art on the Greene will feature up to 125 artists in one of thirteen different categories. With a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere and serious potential shoppers, this show is becoming a favorite for art lovers and collectors from Dallas, Fort Worth and surrounding cities.

Email: steve@moyaartevents.com
Phone: 817-797-2424

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Sharon Giles: Dreamtime Creatures and Flowers Workshops: Feb. 22 and April 6

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DREAMTIME CREATURES AND FLOWERS
New Classes at Sparks Studio… Fun and Colorful – with Sharon Giles

  • Wednesday Feb. 22 – Dreamtime Creatures 12:30 to 3:30
  • Thursday April 6 – Dreamtime Flowers 12:30 to 3:30

Workshops based on the fabulous style used by Australian Aboriginal artists! The methods are simple but the results are spectacular. Using basic shapes, dots, lines and much repetition, create beautiful and unique art.  – Creatures Feb 22, Flowers April 6
Materials needed – Small canvas (16×20 or smaller) or 1/4 sheet of gessoed watercolor paper, acrylic paint, assorted brushes.  Optional –  Puff paints or liquid pearls.  Instructor will bring other supplies.
Cost – $35

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THE ART OF SUMINAGASHI
Great New Class – with Sharon Giles
Thursday April 27 – 12:30 to 3:30

Join this repeat of a popular class. Produce beautiful marbled Suminagashi papers using the ancient Japanese technique of inks floating on water.
Supplies included in the class – Instructor will provide inks, paper, brushes and water containers.
Cost: $35
Sharon Giles – Water media and mixed media artist with awards from many local art organizations. She is the webmaster for ArtNewsDFW.com and also teaches Gelli printing.     Art website: SharonGilesArt.com

 


 

Sparks Studio Art Classes – Enjoy Life to the Fullest!

Visit SparksStudioArt.com for complete descriptions, prices and photos of each class.

Call 817-266-3085 or email suzannebmcneill@hotmail.com for class sign up.

SPARKS STUDIO OF CREATIVE ARTS
509 W. Main St., Arlington  SparksStudioArt.com
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Saturday, Feb 18 – Eat Your Art Out at the AMA

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Eat Your Art Out

Saturday, February 18, 2017 7-9pm

Pastry & Dessert Sculptures from some of DFW’s most creative bakeries, restaurants and individual bakers.

Tickets: Individual Event Tickets $100

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201 West Main Street   Arlington, Texas 76010

More Info & Buy Tickets: http://arlingtonmuseum.org/events/eat-your-art-out/

Become a Member http://arlingtonmuseum.org/join-support/ama-membership/
Not a Member? Need to renew your Membership?
Know someone who would love to join?

Visit the website HERE to find out more.

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Ideas in Art Exhibition reception Feb. 15 at UTA

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Ideas in Art is a juried scholarship competition that invites any current art student from the University of Texas at Arlington to formulate and present a written proposal for a work(s) of art. Each year, the James S. Barnett Jr. Foundation donates cash awards for this contest and allocates two awards for the undergraduate winners, and two awards to the graduate winners. The winners are given approximately nine months to make the work and then hold an exhibition in Gallery West. 

Opening Date: February 13th

Closing Date: February 24th

Reception: February 15th from 4pm-6pm; artists talks at 5:15pm

Artists names: Usama Khalid, Theresa Ruzek, Billie London-Gray, and Luke Cisneros

Exhibit Title: Ideas in Art 

Venue: UTA’s Gallery West, 810 S. Davis St. Arlington, TX 

If anyone would like to view the exhibition other than during the opening, please contact me at michelle.pennington@uta.edu to set up an appointment. 

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