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FBCAA Meeting/Workshop: Teta Smith “Creating Fine At Abstracts the Easy Way”

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The Farmer’s Branch Carrollton Art Association will be having their monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 17, at the Farmer’s Branch Senior Center, 14055 Dennis Lane, near Valwood.  The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes around noon.  Guests and potential new members are welcome.  Membership is $30 per year and associate membership is $40 per year. For more information go to http://www.fbcart.org

 

There will be a demo around 10:30 AM and a workshop from 1:00 – 3:00 PM with Teta Smith on Creating Fine Art Abstracts the Easy Way.  Teta, owner of Teta Smith Studio, paints luminescent contemporary paintings in watercolor, acrylic, collage, and oil with cold wax.  Her workshop will benefit all artistic levels and help those who need a plan or formula to proceed.  She will discuss at least 5 ways to begin an abstract painting as well as some finishing methods for when you hit that not so pretty adolescent stage. For more about Teta see her website: http://tetasmithart.com/

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FBCAA Fall Show reception Oct. 5

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The Farmers Branch Carrollton Art Association will be having their fall juried show at the Manske Library, 13613 Webb Chapel Rd., Farmers Branch, Oct. 4 – Nov. 1. Entry is for club members only.

There will be a reception Sunday, October 5, from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in the gallery at the library.   Please bring your friends and family and vote for People’s Choice. Awards and ribbons will be given out at 2:30 p.m.

FBCAA strives to promote art and art appreciation in Farmers Branch, Carrollton, and the surrounding area. Come out and enjoy some unique pieces. For more information about the club and how to join, please visit our website at www.fbcart.org

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FBCAA Coffee / Meeting

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The Farmer’s Branch Carrollton Art Association will be having a coffee and monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 19 in the Craft Room of the Farmer’s Branch Senior Center, 14055 Dennis Lane, near Valwood. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes around noon. Guests and potential new members are welcome. Membership is $30 per year and associate membership is $40 per year.

For more information go to http://www.fbcart.org

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FBCAA Meeting / Workshop on Notan April 15

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The Farmer’s Branch Carrollton Art Association will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 15 in the Craft Room of the Farmer’s Branch Senior Center, 14055 Dennis Lane, near Valwood.  The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and includes a presentation by Barbara McConnell on Notan/cut and paste.   It concludes around noon.  Guests and potential new members are welcome.  Membership is $30 per year and associate membership is $40 per year.

From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Barbara will conduct a workshop on the art of Notan, a Japanese style involving lights and darks.

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A native Texan, Barbara attended academic art classes at Southern Methodist University, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Wisconsin, Brookhaven Junior College, and Tex-as Women’s University. Barbara’s works hang internationally in private collections. She is an award-winning member of Farmers Branch / Carrollton Art Association, Richardson Civic Art Society, Irving Art Association, Southwestern Watercolor Society, and International Society of Experimental Artists. Barbara is interested in all mediums and styles of painting, and has developed an avid interest in experimental techniques, which she teaches in Yupo, Collage and Acrylic. The cost of the workshop is $10.

For more information go to http://www.fbcart.org

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FBCAA Spring Show and Reception

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The Farmers Branch Carrollton Art Association will be having their spring juried show at the Manske Library, 13613 Webb Chapel Rd., Farmers Branch, March 29 – May 2.  Entry is for club members only. Come and enjoy some wonderful watercolors, oils, acrylics, and mixed medias.  Paintings are reasonably priced, so if one fits with your decor, give the artist a call.

There will be a reception Sunday, March 30, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. in the gallery at the library.  Please bring your friends and family and vote for People’s Choice.  Awards and ribbons will be given out at 3:00 p.m.

FBCAA strives to promote art and art appreciation in Farmers Branch, Carrollton, and the surrounding area.  Come out and enjoy some unique pieces. For more information about the club and how to join, please visit our website at www.fbcart.org

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FBCAA Meeting / Workshop Feb. 18 DOVIE WU

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The Farmer’s Branch Carrollton Art Association will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 18. in the Craft Room of the Farmer’s Branch Senior Center, 14055 Dennis Lane, near Valwood.  The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and workshop is from 1:00 – 3:00.  The workshop includes a presentation on watercolor and yupo paper by Dovie Wu, co-owner of Artists’ Showplace Gallery. Dovie began her painting journey in watercolor, but soon found herself experimenting in a variety of other media, like pastels, oils and acrylics. Dovie travels extensively because she enjoys plein air painting. Whether in Spain, Italy, or here in America, she often paints watercolor paintings on location. “I incorporate movement and the spirit of music in my paintings, using vibrant colors, to paint people and landscapes that inspire me.”

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Dovie is a signature member of the Southwest Watercolor Society. Her work has been accepted in both the Southwest Watercolor Society and the Pastel Society of the Southwest, juried shows. She won the Best of Show for the Vertu 2010 show.

For more information visit http://fbcart.org or call Liz Sorensen at 469-865-0877.

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