Tag Archive: Arlington TX

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:

 

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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.

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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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Giant Sale of Artist Supplies at the Alchemy Group

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This Friday and Saturday  February 10th and 11th 9:00-1:00PM
both days unless everything is goneon Friday.  Bring boxes to carry stuff home in. 

The Alchemy Group | 617 Lochngreen Trl | Arlington | Texas | 76012 | 817.459.4411  http://www.thealchemygroup.biz/

This is just a sampling of the artist goodies that are being offered for sale and for GIVE AWAY!!    This is a major clean out of clay supplies, clay, leather kits, tools, inks, paints, printing supplies, paper from Paper Planet and some from Italy.  Books and Magazines – Ceramic Monthly,   Glass Supplies and Tools!  96 COE.
MUCH , MUCH MORE!!!

Credit Card charges are available on purchases over $10

 

Decluttering to the Max- Unbelivable Prices-Lots of Give Away
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Feb. 1: Gordon Gill-50th Anniversary UTA CAPPA-Dallas Architecture Forum

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The Dallas Architecture Forum
                                                                     
Presents Lecture by
 
Award-Winning Architect
Gordon Gill
Wednesday, 1 February 2017 in the CAPPA Auditorium
University of Texas at Arlington
The Dallas Architecture Forum is pleased to continue its 20th Anniversary 2016-2017 Lecture Season with Gordon Gill. This lecture will be presented by The University of Texas at Arlington College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA), in collaboration with The Dallas Architecture Forum, in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the School of Architecture.
 
The CAPPA Auditorium is located on the 2nd floor of the CAPPA College building on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington. The address is 601 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington, TX 76019. Lecture attendees may park in University lots F-8, 33 & 34. Parking Lot S33 is located west of W. Nedderman Drive and south of UTA Boulevard. Lot F-8 is directly across from the CAPPA Building and Lot 34 is SW of the CAPPA Building.

 

Gordon Gill, FAIA, an award-winning architect whose work includes the world’s tallest buildings, is known for thoughtful, elegant buildings that have been published in the national and international business and design press. He is a founding partner of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, which is defining cities of the future from studios in Chicago and Beijing. While he was an associate principal at SOM, Gill was responsible for the Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China, the world’s first net-zero-energy skyscraper. Since then he has designed the world’s first large-scale energy-positive building and the world’s tallest tower, as well as the Astana Expo 2017 and its sustainable legacy community. In 2009 he was selected as Chicago’s Best Emerging Architect by the Chicago Reader, and in 2013 Gill was elected to The College of Fellows at the American Institute of Architects.  Gordon Gill earned a B.S. in Architecture at Ryerson University, then earned a Master in Architecture at the University of Texas at Arlington and an additional Master of Architecture at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard.
 
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See Additional Media Coverage: Engineering News Record and The Chicago Tribune
 
 
 
Gill will speak on Wednesday, February 1 at 7:00 p.m., with check-in at 6:15 p.m., in the CAPPA Auditorium (2nd floor of CAPPA Building), University of Texas at Arlington.
 
“Gordon Gill is an award-winning architect whose work includes the world’s tallest buildings and the most cutting-edge sustainable energy concepts, as well as performing arts centers, museums and master plans across the globe. The Jeddah Tower, scheduled to open in 2020 in Saudi Arabia will take the newest title of “world’s tallest building” at about 3,280 feet,” stated Nate Eudaly, Executive Director of the Dallas Architecture Forum. “We believe Gill’s extensive global experience will provide a program of great interest to the Dallas community.”
 
The lecture will occur at 7:00 p.m. on February 1, with a complimentary reception beginning at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $20 per lecture for general admission and $5 for students (with ID). Tickets can be purchased at the door before the lecture. No reservations are needed to attend Forum lectures. Dallas Architecture Forum members receive free admission to all regular Forum lectures as a benefit of membership, and AIA members can earn one hour of CE credit for each lecture. For more information on The Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org

or call 214-764-2406.

 
Season Benefactors for the Dallas Architecture Forum’s 2016-2017 Season are Briggs-Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

 and Maharger Development | Reggie Graham. Winter/Spring Series Benefactors are Architectural Lighting Alliance, CORGAN, and modmedia, inc // moderndallas.net

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GORDON GILL
FOUNDING PARTNER
SMITH + GILL ARCHITECTS, CHICAGO
 
1 February 2017
Wednesday, 7:00 pm
Reception and check-in 6:15 pm
(Complimentary soft drinks and snacks, cash bar provided by UTA)
CAPPA Auditorium (2nd floor CAPPA Building), University of Texas at Arlington
Presented by UTA CAPPA in collaboration with The Dallas Architecture Forum
 
 
Gordon Gill is one of the world’s preeminent exponents of performance-based architecture.  His work, which ranges from the world’s largest buildings to sustainable communities, is driven by his philosophy that there is a purposeful relationship between formal design and performance, and that there is a language of performance, which is the basis of his practice:  Form Follows Performance.  Gill is a founding partner of the award-winning firm of  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, whose work includes the design of the world’s first net zero-energy skyscraper, the Pearl River Tower, and the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa (both designed while at SOM Chicago).  The firm has also designed the world’s first large-scale positive energy building, Masdar Headquarters, and what will be, upon completion in 2020, the new title-holder as the world’s tallest tower, Jeddah Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  Most recently the design of Astana Expo 2017 and its sustainable legacy community for Astana, Kazakhstan was developed.  These landmark projects pursue energy independence by harnessing the power of natural forces on site and striking a balance with their environmental contexts.  Gill’s designs also include performing arts centers, museums, strategic carbon planning and urban master plans across the globe.
 
Gill’s work has been published and exhibited widely in the U.S. and internationally and his designs have repeatedly been recognized by the American Institute of Architects.  In 2009 he was selected as Chicago’s Best Emerging Architect by the Chicago Reader and in 2013 Gill was elected to The College of Fellows at the American Institute of Architects.  Gordon Gill earned a B.S. in Architecture at Ryerson University, then earned a Master in Architecture at the University of Texas at Arlington and an additional Master of Architecture at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard.
 
 
 
About The Dallas Architecture Forum
The Dallas Architecture Forum is a not-for-profit civic organization that brings leading architectural thought leaders from around the world to speak in Dallas and also fosters important local dialogue about the major issues impacting our urban environment. The Forum was founded in 1996 by some of Dallas’ leading architects, business, cultural and civic leaders, and it continues to benefit from active support and guidance from these citizens. The Forum fulfills its mission of providing a continuing and challenging public discourse on architecture and urban design in – and for – the Dallas area. The Dallas Architecture Forum’s members include architects, design professionals, students and educators, and a broad range of civic-minded individuals and companies intent to improve the urban environment in North Texas. The Forum has been recognized nationally with an AIA Collaboration Achievement Award for its strategic partnerships with other organizations focused on architecture, urban planning and the arts. For more information on the Forum, visitwww.DallasArchitectureForum.org

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Among the over 160 speakers who have addressed the Forum’s Lecture Series are Shigeru Ban, Brad Cloepfil, Diller + Scofidio, Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, Daniel Libeskind, Thomas Phifer, Rafael Vinoly, Juhani Pallasmaa, AIA Gold Medal Winner Peter Bohlin, and regional architects David Lake and Ted Flato. Pritzker Prize winners speaking to the Forum have been Kazuyo Sejima, Rafael Moneo, Thom Mayne, Rem Koolhaas and Norman Foster (the latter two in collaboration with the ATT Performing Arts Center). Other speakers for the Forum have been leading designers Calvin Tsao, Andrée Putman, and Karim Rashid; landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh; and National Trust President Emeritus Richard Moe. Important critics, authors and patrons who have spoken to the Forum include Emily Pulitzer, Terence Riley, Pulitzer Prize winners Robert Campbell and Blair Kamin, Aaron Betsky, and the late David Dillon.
The Forum organizes and presents an annual series of Panels—local, informal, open, and offered free of charge as a public service to the community—led by a moderator who brings a subject of local importance along with comments by participating panelists. Moderators and Panelists have also come from both other Texas cities as well as from national institutions that were connected with particular Panel subjects. Panels offer attendees the opportunity to participate in creating discourse. Important topics addressed in Panels in recent years include: “Thoughts on the Dallas Comprehensive Plan”; “The Kimbell Expansion: A Discussion”; “Filling Out the Dallas Arts District”; and “Re-envisioning the Trinity”.
For more information on The Dallas Architecture Forum, visit www.dallasarchitectureforum.org.

For questions about the Forum, call 214-764-2406.

For Twitter, our account is DallasArchForum.

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Sparks Studio New Classes – Sharon Giles Dreamtime Creatures & Flowers and the Art of Suminagashi

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DREAMTIME CREATURES AND FLOWERS
New Class… Fun and Colorful – with Sharon Giles
Tuesday Feb. 22 – Thursday April 6 – 12:30 to 3:30

A workshop 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

 


 

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Sparks Studio Art Classes – Enjoy Life to the Fullest!

Review the ‘Quick View of Classes’ below then 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 Workshops on Vision Boards at the Alchemy Group

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Welcome in the New Year

Every New Years Day, I get to start the year, another year older and hopefully wiser. At 74, these Vision Boards are now my Bucket Lists!! I have been so blessed over the years with good friends and family so I think my Vision Board this year is going to be about Gratitude, Healthy Eating, Exercise and Art. Oh, I have to be honest… that’s what mine are always about.

I am offering two workshops for the Vision Board this year. One during the week and one on the weekend. Hope you can make it…They are always fun!

Sign up now as only 6 people per class
January 11th Wed. 10:00 until 1:00pm Register Here
January 14th Sat.  10:00 until 1:00pm Register Here
Cost $35 either class
All Supplies are provided and refreshments as well!

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The Alchemy Group
617 Lochngreen Trail, Arlington, TX

http://www.thealchemygroup.biz/

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Sparks Studio New Spring 2017 Classes & Workshops

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Sparks Studio Art Classes – Enjoy Life to the Fullest!

Review the ‘Quick View of Classes’ below then 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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Doug Walton New Year’s Workshop – Jan 2017

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DOUG WALTON NEW YEAR’S ENCOUNTER 2017

DATE: Fri-Sun, Jan. 6, 7, & 8, 2017

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
T’was the week after New Years
And all through the space
They were painting, creating – 
a smile on each face!

The students assembled
their colors with care
Expecting Doug Walton
Soon would be there!

Come Carol, and Lisa,
Come Jenny and Sue
Now Sarah, and Laura,
and Constance and Drew!

From the tips of our brushes
to the depths of our heart
At The Upstairs Gallery
We live for our art!


 

Doug Walton Spring-Break Encounter

DOUG WALTON SPRING-BREAK ENCOUNTER 2017 FIVE-DAY SESSION:
Fri–Tue. March 10-14, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
FEE: $275 for five days or $60 per day for fewer than three days. A $50 deposit will hold your place.

GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR ART CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ANY OF OUR ADULT OR KIDS CLASSES.   From beginners to practicing professionals, The Upstairs Gallery offers a wide selection of Art Classes and Workshops offering instruction in various mediums.

The Upstairs Gallery
1038 West Abram, Arlington, TX 76013 817.277.6961

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Pablo Picasso CERAMICS at the Arlington Museum of Art

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Pablo Picasso: Ceramics

THE ARLINGTON MUSEUM OF ART TO HOST AN EXHIBITION OF CERAMICS BY RENOWNED ARTIST PABLO PICASSO

Arlington, TXThe Arlington Museum of Art proudly announces its winter blockbuster exhibit, Pablo Picasso: Ceramics, featuring over 40 ceramics by renowned artist Pablo Picasso. The exhibit will be on display from November 12, 2016 through February 12, 2017. An opening reception for exhibit sponsors,

museum members, and special guests will be held Friday, November 11, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Internationally famed for his paintings, sculpture, and graphics, Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was long intrigued by ceramics. After seeing the works of the Madoura potters at a crafts fair in 1946, Picasso negotiated with Georges and Suzanne Ramie, who operated the studio, to provide him with the opportunity to work with ceramics. From 1947-1971 the Ramies set aside space in their studio for Picasso to work whenever he pleased. In return, Picasso allowed the Ramies to make and sell editions of ceramic pieces he produced at Madoura, and to retain all profits. Picasso also made thousands of individual ceramic pieces. He kept virtually all of his own thrown pieces, most of which are now owned by his family or by museums.
Over the years, Picasso and the Madoura studio produced 633 different plates, bowls, vases and pitchers, in limited editions ranging from 25 – 500. Picasso’s involvement in producing the objects varied. Sometimes he made the clay molds used for designs, while other times he painted on plates or pitchers taken from the drying racks. Picasso and Madoura’s artisans then finished the prototypes and produced the editions.
Chris Hightower, Executive Director, said, “Pablo Picasso is one of the world’s most well-known artists, but most people know him for his paintings. We are excited to share another aspect of Picasso’s art to the North Texas community.”
The exhibit was curated by Gerald Nordland, noted author and independent curator, and former Director of the San Francisco Art Museum, The Milwaukee Art Museum, The Washington (D.C.) Gallery of Modern Art, and the Wight Gallery, UCLA. It was funded in part by a grant from the Arlington Cultural Tourism Council. For more information, visit ArlingtonMuseum.org. Admission tickets may be purchased at the door.
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Art on the Greene 2017 call for artists

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Art on the Greene 2017

 
DEADLINE: 3/29/2017

Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 5/26/2017 – 5/28/2017

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.

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Creativity in November at Sparks Art Studio – Register for classes now! Plus Africa Beadazzled Art Party

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Creativity in November

The holidays are drawing near. A refreshing art class is a good way to relax as you enjoy creativity. Take time for yourself or create a valuable handmade gift with an inspiring class.
FREE EVENT –  Africa Beadazzled – Wildlife – Maasai beaded jewelry

africa-beading-72Saturday November 510:00am12:00,   with Suzanne McNeill-Sparks

  • Party featuring a Slide Show of photos, Suzanne’s Sketchbook of Africa, Beaded Jewelry, and Safari Stories.

Suzanne Sparks just returned from a month-long visit to Africa.  From Ngorongoro Crater to Victoria Falls to the Sarengeti to Karen Blixen’s home (from the movie ‘Out of Africa’), she traveled to visit villages, National Wildlife Parks and five different countries.  Suzanne stayed in tent-cabins and tracked wild animals in the ‘bush’.  Visiting traditional tribal peoples in their villages and hearing stories of their culture was enlightening.  Suzanne returned with her collection of  authentic tribal beaded jewelry and textiles.  Come and visit while Suzanne shares her adventures.  The slide show begins promptly at 10:15.  FREE but please call 817-266-3085 to let us know that you are coming.  We want to be sure to have enough cookies and punch.

QUICK VIEW OF November CLASSES

•  Monday night – every week – 6:30-8:30Monday Night Painting – all media
•  Thursday evenings  – November 3 and 10 – from 6:00 – 8:00Watercolor Holiday Cards
•  Saturdays, November 5, Dec 31:004:00Run with Scissors – Play with Paint  TM
•  Saturday, Nov 129:00am4:00pm with a pause for lunch – Bezel Making and Stone Setting
•  ThursdayNovember 17  –  10:00 to 12:30Journey-N-Art Drawing and Painting

Visit  www.SparksStudioArt.com to view photos, class descriptions, and prices.

Please call Suzanne at 817-266-3085 with questions and class sign-ups. We hope you will join us at the studio for NEW classes with talented artists and teachers.
    I’m home from Africa and  ‘nesting’ at home…  catching up on emails, finishing my sketchbook, and being calm is the way I recover from a long trip. I’m planning a get-together to share photos, tales of the adventures, and my sketchbook with you.

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Sandra Grimland & Friends…abstracts opens Nov. 5 at the Upstairs Gallery

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dynamic, and carefully considered abstracts
by
Sandra Grimland  & Friends
Laura Badonski
Donna Bertram
Pepper Crary
Anne Murray
Peggy Martin
Reception for the Artists
Nov. 5, 5:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
The show continues till Nov. 26
Sandra Grimland is a well known –
award winning artist – and she is more….
she is a teacher….
For this show, Sandra invited her
“friends” – her fellow artists and students –
to display their recent works.
Sandra brings unique instruction methods
to her classes and introduces her students
to abstract art.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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Inspiration in October: Relax as you enjoy creativity in a class at Sparks Studio Gallery

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Inspiration in October

Finally, Fall and cooler are here. A relaxing art class is a good way to enjoy creativity.
Take time for yourself or create a valuable handmade gift with an inspiring class.

QUICK VIEW OF October CLASSES

•  Monday night – every week – 6:30-8:30Monday Night Painting – all media
•  Tuesday, October 4 – 6:00pm9:00pmIntroduction to Soldering
•  Thurs evening-Oct 13,20, 27 (4 weeks -6:00-8:00 pm – Learn to Draw Realistic Objects & Figures
•  Saturday October 221:00 to 4::00pm – Encaustics – Mark-Making, Color and More!
•  Saturday October 2910:00 – 2:00 with a pause for lunch – Beautiful Iced Enamels Jewelry
•  Thursday evenings  – November 3 and 10 – from 6:00 – 8:00Watercolor Holiday Cards
•  Saturdays, November 5, Dec 31:004:00Run with Scissors – Play with Paint  TM
•  Saturday, Nov 129:00am4:00pm with a pause for lunch – Bezel Making and Stone Setting
•  ThursdayNovember 17  –  10:00 to 12:30Journey-N-Art Drawing and Painting

Visit  www.SparksStudioArt.com to view photos, class descriptions, and prices.

Please call Cindy at 817-266-3085 with questions and class sign-ups. The studio has an exciting line-up of talented teachers and NEW classes. We hope you will join us.
Off the ‘grid’… No phone, no Wi-Fi. Touring Africa for a month – with Sketchbook in hand. Wild animals and tribal peoples. I’ll  be home soon to share photos and sketchbook.

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Arlington to host inaugural Frame4Frame Festival Sept. 15-18

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Frame4Frame promises to entertain, unite and foster greater appreciation for diversity by showcasing some of the Arlington area’s best in film, art and music. The inaugural festival runs Sept. 15-18.   http://frame4frame.org/
 
 
ARLINGTON – Dedicated to raising cultural awareness and appreciation for the diverse creative population in the Arlington area, the inaugural Frame4Frame Festival is set for Thursday, Sept. 15, through Sunday, Sept. 18. The festival will feature film, art and music at various locations in Arlington.
 
Sponsored by the Arlington Cultural Tourism Council (ACTC), the Arlington Film Society and the Arlington Museum of Art, the event is a first for the city. Festivities kick off with a host reception for filmmakers and film buffs at 7 p.m. at J. Gilligan’s, 400 E. Abram St. 
 
“It’s our way of supporting independent film and the outstanding filmmakers who come out of Arlington,” said James Hawthorne, festival director and organizer. “Arlington has a vibrant film community that includes individuals recognized by their peers as award winners and industry leaders.
 
“In addition to celebrating our outstanding film community, participants will be treated to a dozen of live music performances and an award-winning art exhibit. This will be a unique experience for the Arlington.”
The film portion will be at Studio Movie Grill in Arlington Highlands, 225 Merchants Row. Films kick off at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, with a collection of short films and the red-carpet film A MAN CALLED JON by M. Legend Brown and featuring actress Irma P. Hall.
 
“More than 20 films from Arlington filmmakers and others from as far away as Switzerland will be screened,” Hawthorne said.
Additionally, music and art offerings include:
·      Twelve bands performing – Music starts at noon on Sept. 15 at South Street Patio, 400 E. South Street. Musical acts will include Jeffrey Austin, a former contestant, on NBC’s “The Voice” and jazz great Adonis Rose.
·      One art show – “Ulterior Motifs” will be on display at Arlington Museum of Art, 201 W. Main St.
 
Go to www.frame4frame.org for the full festival lineup. Festival passes are $60-$100 with discounts offered to students and members of the sponsor organizations.
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FILM SCHEDULE
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Friday, Sept. 16        
7:00 p.m. 
 
Short Film Series
REMEMBERING #28            by Jared Christopher                   Arlington
On the one-year anniversary of his murder, friends, teachers and coaches remember Carl Wilson the Arlington Martin student and football player who touched so many.
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
THE BOX                     by Hugo Matz                                 Dallas
A man lives in denial about the tragic events that happened to his family. He finally comes to terms with his grim reality due to a simple delivery package: the box.
 
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ONE FOR THE ROAD  by Danielle Wheeler/Mark Blitch         Fort Worth
A bickering brother and sister hit the road to reconnect after drifting apart over the years.
 
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8:00 p.m.
 
Feature Narrative
 
A MAN CALLED JON    by M. Legend Brown                        Dallas
A MAN CALLED JON is a light-hearted dramedy about Pastor Jon Terrell Carson’s unusual style of worship.  Jon’s church is very traditional and is not accustomed to outbursts during the service.
 
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Saturday, Sept. 17
1:00 p.m.
 
Short Films – Family 
 
PRIYANATH                 by Anietie Antia-Obong       Irving
Six-year-old Priyanath imagines himself to be a superhero taking down imaginary villains with his extraordinary powers. But when he learns of a real danger near his home, Priyanath must decide if he’s actually got what it takes to be a real-life superhero.
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
LITTLE SOCRATES                   by Jean-Patrick Mahoney          Arlington
LITTLE SOCRATES follows a 13-year-old boy as he gets a visit from his estranged father Robbie, as he is about to star in a school play about the death of Socrates. As the day unfolds, Jake begins to shed his idealized notions about his father and see him for the immature, damaged individual that he really is.
 
 
 
ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE             by bellopropello    Zurich, Switzerland
Plants are growing in paradise; one of them nicer, more beautiful and taller than all the others, which provokes a disciplinary action. Against all odds, there are consequences even in paradise.
 
 
MICAH’S MOMENT  by Jared Christopher                   Arlington
Micah Willis finally got a chance to carry the ball in a big game, at the home of his beloved Dallas Cowboys. What happened next inspired cheers, tears and a memory that will last a lifetime.
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
 
2:00 p.m.
Feature Documentary
LUTAH: A PASSION OF ARCHITECTURE        by Melinda Gandara                    Goleta, California
LUTAH explores the life of a remarkably versatile architect who left an impressive legacy. Initially eclipsed by her male contemporaries in the early 20th century, Lutah Maria Riggs navigated her way through the male-centric world of architecture and brought freshness to the established architectural styles of Southern California. Riggs blazed a trail for women, relying on the courage of her convictions and a hint of eccentricity. She pursued her passions and created a life of independence, an exceptional choice for a woman at that time. Never before seen photographs and journal entries from Riggs’s personal collection and candid interviews, this documentary reveals a side of Lutah Maria Riggs that has gone unnoticed.
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
 
 
 
3:05 p.m.
Short Films – Mixed
CRICKET                                  by Cydney Cox                   Arlington
A malicious cricket interrupts a man desperate for a quick, peaceful shower.
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
BABA YAGA              by Cydney Cox                   Arlington
A desperate father makes an unimaginable sacrifice in order to save his dying daughter.
 
 
 
ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER        by Adam Karlson   Arlington
Two teenagers try to bury a body hours before prom, all while quoting Bob Dylan’s ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER.
 
 
 
UNDERGROUND                      by Joshua Gallas               Arlington
When two men from different cultures, beliefs and languages are captured and thrown into an underground cell, they must learn how to live with each other in order to survive.
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
THE CLOWN                by Ana Smith                      Grapevine
A man who is becoming a successful businessman believes that it is better for him to abandon his pregnant girlfriend who gives birth to his only son in order to achieve his big career dream.  Will that decision cost him later?
 
 
 
 
4:15 p.m.
 
Short Films – Mixed
 
LONGINUS                   by Grant Aymond/Matthew Merkl                  Dallas
LONGINUS is a story of a young man, who faces the collision between the sacred and profane, caught in the gradient between good and evil. Startled by a voice in the wilderness, he finds himself tugged between the chaos of the natural world and the order of sacred tradition.
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
THE GABRIELLA ORDER          by Robert Bell                                 Dallas
A lonely man gets more than he bargained for when he calls a random number in order to meet a beautiful stranger for the night.
 
 
BALL IS LIFE                 by Terry Bluez                      Arlington
BALL IS LIFE is the story of a young female basketball star on the verge of earning a Division I scholarship under the intense coaching of her overbearing father. But when her hoop dreams are jeopardized by an unplanned pregnancy, she must decide which is more important, Ball or Life?
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
WHEN DAMON MET ANGIE           by Hugo Matz                     Dallas
After a long night of drinking and partying, David and Jessica spend the night together, but problems arise when Damon (David’s personal demon) meets Angie (Jessica’s guardian angel).
 
 
MINOR SETBACK                               by Augustine Frizzell                     Dallas
High school dropouts and BFFs, Jessie and Angela come up with a brilliant excuse to skip out on work so they can spend a day at the beach. Laying in the sand, smokin’ fatties and eating donuts is so close they can almost taste it… until something unexpected goes down.
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
MOUSSE                     by John Hellberg               Stockholm, Sweden
What could be easier than robbing a small bookie place on the outskirts of town? It’s during the year’s biggest horse race event and the betting center Washington’s Tobacco looks like the ultimate hit for some fast cash. Mousse is a man of pride and principles and is fed up with living as a second-class citizen. But what happens when he faces principles different to his own?
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
Interesting Tidbit: The director is from Stockholm, Sweden.
 
 
6:20 p.m.
 
Feature Narrative
 
TRIPPIN’ TO THE ALTAR                      by David Reyes                  Austin
A couple hires a team of wannabe filmmakers to follow them during their engagement in this dramatic comedy. 
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
 
8:15 p.m.
 
Feature Narrative
 
DISASSOCIATIONVILLE           by James Christopher                  Austin, Texas
Chris, lost in his late twenties and scrambling to find a sense of identity, returns home to small-town Texas when he learns that his mother died. As he confronts the family, friends, life and love he abandoned, Chris must finally come to terms with his decision to run and try to take control of his own future.
 
 
DIGITAL ASSETS
 
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Sunday, Sept. 18
4:00 p.m.
 
Feature Documentary
 
DADDY DON’T GO    by Emily Abt                                                            Brooklyn, New York
DADDY DON’T GO explores the crisis of fatherlessness in America by capturing two years in the lives of four disadvantaged fathers in New York City as they fight to defy the odds against them. And the odds are real – men living in poverty are more than twice as likely to become absent fathers than their middle-class peers (U.S. Census Bureau). DADDY DON’T GO illuminates the hardships that impoverished fathers face and provides compelling portraits of men who are unwavering in their commitment to parenthood despite those challenges.
 
The film is a tough but tender journey that aims to illuminate the everyday struggles of disadvantaged fathers. This intimate, verité film pays homage to every man who negates the “deadbeat dad” stereotype with a deep love for his children. By allowing the viewer extraordinary access into the daily lives of its subjects, DADDY DON’T GO will remove the negative lens through which underprivileged fathers are currently viewed and offer audiences a new image of the American family.
 
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Interesting Tidbit: Actors Omar Epps and Malik Yoba are executive producers on this project. 
 
Main Sponsors: 
Arlington Cultural and Tourism Council
Arlington Museum of Art
Arlington Film Society
–press release http://frame4frame.org/
 

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FALL GALLERY NIGHT – SEPT 10 – THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY

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FALL GALLERY NIGHT
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Featuring Oil Paintings by
Judy Gelfert
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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On view: New Paintings by Judy Gelfert
Her subjects are Texan, European, pastoral, and urban. Her style is gestural and realistic at the same time.
Also on view is recent work by other gallery artists.
Gallery Night maps available at The Upstairs Gallery
Member: Ft. Worth Art Dealers Association 

About Lighting in a Painting
“I am fascinated by the way light plays on form, and by its infinite palette and power to create a particular atmosphere.” This detail from a new painting entitled HARMONY – is an example of how Judy achieves dramatic light effects, as well as how she expresses energy or calmness in a painting.
HARMONY – (detail)

 

Art Classes & Workshops

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.

 

Visit our website: www.upstairsartgallery.com
The Upstairs Gallery
1038 West Abram, Arlington, TX 76013817.277.6961
 

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Painting with Powdered Charcoal & Acrylic Workshop with Judy Mason Oct. 1

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The Upstairs Gallery in Arlington has asked me to do the charcoal/ acrylic workshop.It is a lot of fun and there is multiple ways to use charcoal.  We will stamp with it and paint with it to get a variety of
affects.
Call JT at 817-277-6961 to sign up.
PAINTING WITH POWDERED CHARCOAL & ACRYLICS
Learn a different approach to drawing and painting.  After applying the  charcoal to canvas or paper, you can then draw with water or pencils
or brushes to create exciting and unusual effect.  Bring your own drawings to incorporate into your paintings.  The charcoal will be provided.
October 1  Saturday
10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
Fee:  $50
Supplies:  Exacto knife, several canvases, boards, 20×24 or smaller, w/c paper (gesso) acrylics,metallics,brushes(flat 2″ and small round)
scissors,Krylon workable fixatif spray,mask and goggles for charcoal and  spray,plastic gloves, paper towels,drawing pencils (2b for shading)
and drawings you will use, sheets of craft foam)white) any size.
We will have many different starts so bring plenty of things to paint
on.  You can bring old paintings and stamp the charcoal images
over them.
Attached are some paintings I have finished using this method.
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Sparks Studio Art: Workshops on Painting, Drawing, Encaustics & Iced Enamels; Fall Gallery Night Party

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Workshops and classes at Sparks Studio Art include a wide range of art mediums and techniques. The common thread in all  of our classes is having fun with like-minded friends while learning and improving!  We work hard , we play hard, we create! 
SIGN UP FOR A WORKSHOP TODAY…   817-266-3085
To be put on the class roster, call  Suzanne at 817-266-3085,  or email Suzanne at suzannebmcneill@hotmail.com.
A seat in any class can be reserved with a deposit (via credit card, call Suzanne – or send a check to our mailing address:  Sparks Studio Art, 1809 Elm Crest Drive, Arlington, TX 76012)
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MONDAY NIGHT PAINTING
​with Barbara McFarland
Monday Nights  –  6:30pm-8:30pm 

​Barbara is a working artist and has a B.F.A. Magnum Cum Laude  in painting and drawing from U.N.T. in Denton.  Barbara teaches watercolor, oils, acrylics, pastels, and mixed media.  At Sparks Studio Art she teaches an on-going painting class every Monday night.  All painting and drawing mediums are welcome.  Work on your own individual projects in the material of your choice.  BEGINNERS are welcome.  Each student receives personal instruction.
COST: $22  About Barbara
CREATIVE DRIP PAINTING
with Karolyn McCauley
Three week course – Thursday evenings
September 15, 22, and 29  – 6:00-8:00 pm

“Quiet your mind and get lost in two hours of peaceful creativity as artist, Karolyn McCauley from The Creativity and Wellness Center leads you through a step-by step workshop on creating a beautiful and unique drip painting.
No experience is necessary
Cost:  $90.00… for all 3 classes – All materials are included.
FALL GALLERY NIGHT – OPEN PARTY AND VIEWING!
FALL GALLERY NIGHT  –  OPEN PARTY AND VIEWING
Saturday  September 10  –  3:00 to 9:00 pm

Join us for Fall Gallery Night!  Visit Sparks Studio Art gallery for Fall Gallery Night.
The 2016 focus is ‘Experiments in Creativity’…  Featured is a collection of works by artists who creatively explore texture, collage, paint, and metal jewelry.  View our special mixed-media exhibition.  Music jam begins at 5:00, snacks are provided.  Come by to visit, view the art, and meet the artists… Sibling Rivalry Artisans, Paula Pillow, Suzanne McNeill-Sparks, Cindy Shepard, Ann Webb and Lynne Buchanan.  Sparks Studio Art features art gatherings and workshops by national and local teachers.
Good munchies, good friends, good art, good workshops.
Sparks Studio Art, 509 W. Main Street, Arlington, TX 76010  . . .  817-266-3085
JOURNEY-N-ART CREATIVE DRAWING AND PAINTING
with Paula Pillow
dates September 15, October 6, November 17  –  Tuesdays  10:00 to 12:30

Take an Art Journey with creativity.  We’ll begin by drawing… then continue by choosing our favorite drawings to begin painting.  Bring out your inner artist and develop your creativity with these guided drawing classes.  Everyone is an artist!   Enjoy a short time packed with creativity-inspiring exercises and ideas.  Explore creative ways for mark making, shape, composition and color.  Beginners and teens are welcome.
Note:  This is a great way to begin an abstract painting!
Cost:  $25…  Most supplies are furnished
Please bring:  a black fine point Sharpie…
In Oct and November bring a pencil, one 11″ x 14″ watercolor paper 140#, acrylic or watercolor paints, and brushes.
LEARN TO DRAW REALISTIC OBJECTS AND FIGURES!
with Karolyn McCauley
Four week course – Thursday evenings
October 6, 13, 20 and 27 – 6:00-8:00 pm

“Quiet your mind and get lost in two hours of peaceful creativity as artist, Karolyn McCauley from The Creativity and Wellness Center leads you through four classes in drawing realistic objects and figures.  Students will learn drawing fundamentals including sizing, proportion, shading, and use of vanishing points.  No experience is necessary.  Adults, teens and accompanied children are welcome.
Cost:  $100 – for all 4 classes – all materials are included.
ENCAUSTICS – MARK-MAKING, COLOR, AND MORE!
with Ann Webb
Saturday October 22 – 1:00 to 4::00pm

We will review the basics of  ‘Encaustic painting’ with hot wax AND experiment with some new techniques.  Enjoy the  exploration of mark-making using different materials such as pencils, inks, pastels… and how to incorporate them into our Encaustics.
Cost:  $25.00…  All materials are included
JEWELRY Workshops
Friday, September 96:30pm9:00pm Relic Jewelry with Sibling Rivalry
Tuesday, October 46:00pm9:00pm Introduction to Soldering… Jewelry
Saturday, November 129:00am4:00pm time for lunch Bezel Making and Stone Setting… Jewelry
ICED ENAMELS – COMING THIS FALL
with Chantal Johnson, ICE Resin® Certified Instructor
Fall 2016 – Date and Time To Be Determined

Come for a creative-filled workshop featuring ICED Enamels, a cold enameling process that can be used on metal, wood, ICE Resin® and more.  Get the look of torch fired enameling without the flame.  In this workshop, we will create ICED Enameled hearts to be either worn as jewelry pieces or as Art embellishments.  There will be several finished options available.  With many colors to choose from, each piece is a one of a kind.  In this workshop, we will also touch on ICE Resin® as we will use it as a sealer.
*Feel free to bring old metal pieces such as out dated or old jewelry, metal buttons or metal blanks to play and practice with ICED Enamels.
Please bring a heat/craft/embossing gun.  All other materials will be supplied including ICED Enamel Medium, 1 ICED Enamel Relic Powder and several metal hearts.
COSTt: $45    No Supply Fee

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Coming to the Arlington Museum of Art this fall!

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We are looking forward to our incredible collections coming to the museum this fall! Ulterior Motifs and Pablo Picasso: Ceramics.

Visit Our Website http://arlingtonmuseum.org/

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Ulterior Motifs No. 14
August 27, 2016 through October 23, 2016

In the effort to showcase a wide variety of artists, genres, and styles, the AMA will host Ulterior Motifs late August through late October. This exhibit that features pieces from Texas contemporary artists was organized and curated by brothers Bryan and Jeff Wheeler, whose work is also included. The collaborative project challenges the viewer to explore traditionally held beliefs about art, religion, politics, social media, and the world we live in. This year’s incarnation will bring pieces from heavy hitters in the Texas contemporary art scene such as Gary Sweeney, Sharon Kopriva, the Wheeler brothers, and Daniel Johnston, artist, musician, and subject of the 2005 documentary, the Devil and Daniel Johnston

Other artists include:

Franklin Ackerley
Maisie Marie Alford
B.C.Gilbert
James W. Johnson
Lucas Johnson
Luis Jimenez
Charmaine Locke
Chris Sauter
Hills Snyder
James Surls

Click here for examples


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Pablo Picasso: Ceramics
November 12, 2016 through February 12, 2017

One of the most iconic artists of the Twentieth Century, Pablo Picasso was introduced to ceramics in his mid sixties, and instantly immersed himself in the medium. Working of the Madoura Pottery in Southern France, he was given free rein to design as the mood struck him. Although known his paintings, sculptures, and graphics, the Spanish artist spent 25 years near the end of his life developing these ceramic pieces that speak to his imagination, wit, and quest for new and innovative ways to weave beauty and utility into a harmonious fabric.

This exhibit is thanks to the Rosenbaum Collection.

 

Arlington Museum of Art | 817-275-4600 | Email | Website

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Arlington’s South St. Art Festival call for artists

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The longest running art festival in Downtown Arlington Texas!

October 14-16, 2016.

Artists, do not miss your opportunity to be a part of this juried art festival that showcases local, regional and national artists to art loving buyers from Arlington and surrounding cities. Deadline to apply is September 14th, 2016.

Categories: Ceramic, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Mixed Media 2D & 3D, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood.

For all the details on the application and how to apply, just click on either link below.

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

https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5048

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Arlington Museum of Art: Saturday July 23 Events

Upcoming Events @ The AMA:
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Arlington Museum of Art is hosting a free open door, open mic at our F-Stop Cafe this Saturday from 10:30 to 4:00. The cafe event highlights our current exhibit, Vivian Maier: Lost and Found. No need to RSVP, just come over and we will get you set up. We look forward to hosting you!
Chipotle Fundraiser – Saturday, July 23rd
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Arlington Museum of Art. Come in to the Chipotle at 1390 S. Cooper St. Suite 100 in Arlington on Saturday, July 23rd between 11:00am and 10:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Arlington Museum of Art.
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Upstairs Gallery Summer Sale, Summer Classes & Workshops & More

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Summer Sale begins Sat. July 30

June Whitacre is “cleaning out her studio” and bringing pottery and ceramics to The Upstairs Gallery for a special sale. Prices drasticlly reduced.

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Attic SaleJuly 30  The Gallery will be reducing prices on selected art pieces including unframed Vern Johnson oil paintings and other attic treasures.

Oil Painting Workshop – Aug. 4-5

Join this popular class with Judy Gelfert and learn new techinues of painting with oil and acrilic paints.

 

 

 

 


 

Gallery Schedule – The Upstairs Gallery will be closed Aug. 8-13.
(Classes will contiune as scheduled)


Current Gallery Feature –

“PEEK” 
A New Look At Lighted Sculpture
BY CHRIS CUNNINGHAM

SUMMER ART CLASSES

JIM EVANS – WATERCOLOR

Tues. – Drawing Class with
CAROLYN JEHRING
Tues. – Beginner Watercolor with
SAM HOPKINS
Wed. – Watercolor with
JIM EVANS
Wed. – Pre-Teen Art Class with
CAROLYN JEHRING
Wed. – Eve. Mixed Media Class with
CAROLYN JEHRING
Thur. – Children’s art classes will resume – Sept 2 with SAM HOPKINS

ART CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS AND TEENS – for 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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1038 West Abram, Arlington, TX 76013 817.277.6961
 

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Judy Gelfert Oil Painting Workshop August 4 & 5

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2-DAY OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP

Location: Upstairs Gallery, Arlington, TX
Address:
1038 West Abram Street
Arlington, Texas 76013

Country: United States

Thursday and Friday, August 4-5, 2016

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

To register, please contact J.T. Martin at:
Upstairs Gallery

 

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Holiday Festival Pop Up Art Show Dec. 12 at Six Flags Mall

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Arlington Proud presents Holiday Festival Pop Up Art Show Dec. 12, 2015 from 12 – 8 pm at Six Flags Mall in the Plaza Central. 2915 E. Division St., Arlington TX 76011.

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