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Opening Reception for the 2017 Merging Visions Exhibition June 25

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You are invited to the Opening Reception for the Merging Visions Exhibit, on Sunday, June 25th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the UNT Lightwell Gallery, at 1201 West Mulberry Street, Denton, TX.  (Please note that this reception has changed from May 21st To JUNE 25th). As an added feature during the reception, 15 of the poets will read one of their poems while an image of the art paired with their work is being shown. The public also is invited to cast a vote for which of the poets and artists created the best ‘pairing.’ A tally of the votes will determine which of the top 3 poets and artists will receive the “People’s Choice Award” for this year.

This exhibition is a joint effort from members of the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) and the Denton Poets’ Assembly (DPA).  It is an exhibition of art paired with poetry. This is the ninth year for this collaborative art and poetry exhibition. This is the first year that the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design has joined as a co-sponsor and host of the event.

This beautiful exhibit contains 44 works of art and 44 poems. Each piece of art is hung beside a poem with which it is paired. Either the artist or the poet initiated the process of ‘pairing’ their works. Various art media, such as paintings, drawings, imaginative fiber or textiles, prints, and photographs, comprise the works from 38 VAST artists. A wide range of poetry from 24 of the DPA poets completes the ‘pairings’ in the exhibit.

To commemorate the works in the exhibit, VAST and the DPA have published a 100 page catalog, entitled “Collections,” in which all of the exhibited works are displayed. This year the Denton Benefit League granted funds to assist VAST in the catalog’s production. A limited number of catalogs will be available for purchase at the reception.

For the past 6 years, volunteers from VAST and DPA have accomplished the remarkable task of producing both an exhibit and its accompany color catalog. The catalog also underscores the basic theme of this endeavor, that collaboration and new perspective benefit everyone. Through it, the artist, the poet, and the viewer continue to share the ‘voice’ these two forms of art lend to each other.

The Denton Public Library and the Special Collections Department in the University of North Texas Libraries have archived single copies of each consecutive issue of the catalog.

 After the reception, those wanting to see the Merging Visions Exhibit can visit the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry, Denton, TX, from May 22 through June 27th, during Gallery hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 10:00pm; Saturday and Sunday, noon – 8:00 pm

Please join us in celebrating these written and visual arts.

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SOLUNA at the Crow Collection: Struck’s Soundscape We Know You’ve Got Soul

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MAY 16 – JUNE 4 
We Know You’ve Got Soul

 

Henri Scars Struck’s meditative soundscape, entitled We Know You’ve Got Soul, is inspired by our current exhibition, Landscape Relativities: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney, and the Crow Collection’s architecture.

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We Know You’ve Got Soul confronts traditional and contemporary art practice and Eastern and Western sensibilities.This project is co-commissioned by the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family, SOLUNA International Music and Arts Festival and the Crow Collection of Asian Art.

 

 

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Call for Entries: 28th Annual VAST Member’s Exhibition

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Call for Entries: 28th Annual Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) Member’s Exhibition. Entries are due on June 12th at UNT on the Square, 109 North Elm Street, Denton, TX.

VAST sponsors this annual event to offer its members an important opportunity to enter their work in a juried exhibition that showcases members only. The exhibit provides an excellent venue for the North Texas community to appreciate the high quality and diverse nature of art produced by area artists. Artists who are not currently members of VAST may join on the day entries are accepted. Membership info.: http://www.vastarts.org/index.php/members

AWARDS
Best of Show $500
Total cash and merchandise awards $2225

ELIGIBLE MEDIA
2D and 3D work including painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, fiber, graphics, sculpture, ceramics, glass, jewelry, metalworking, and wood. No installations.

ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS
All artwork must be original, not a copy of a painting or another image. No mechanical reproductions of original work. Only work completed in the last 36 months will be accepted.

JUROR
Carter Scaggs received his BFA in Printmaking from the University of North Texas and his MFA in Printmaking from Indiana University. He has been teaching at Collin College since 1993. He teaches 2-D Studio courses, including 2-D Design, Figure Drawing I & II, and Printmaking I & II. As a second-generation artist/teacher, Scaggs has been involved in art education from an early age. His philosophy of teaching is based on what he remembers of his best teachers; they shared their knowledge, loved their craft and sought to help each student be successful.
Scaggs has exhibited his work in galleries and competitions throughout the U.S. He works with intaglio, relief and drawing processes. His work is decidedly narrative and attempts to document his subjective responses to significant events, figures, and objects. His artwork typically depicts allegorical, symbolic, and narrative scenes through which he hopes to convey the underlying and profound meaning within the world of which we live.

ACCEPTANCE OF ENTRIES
Monday, June 12th from 10 am – 12 noon, and 4 – 7 pm, at UNT on the Square, 109 N Elm St, Denton, TX.

PROSPECTUS:
http://www.vastarts.org/images/exhibitions/Members_Exhibition/2017/ME_2017_prospectus.pdf

CALENDAR
June 12 Acceptance of Entries
June 14 Pick up unaccepted work from 10 am – 12 noon; 4 – 7 pm
June 16 Exhibition opens to the public
June 16 Reception 5:30-7:30pm
Awards Presentation 6:30pm
June 29 Exhibition closes at 5pm
June 30 Return of Work to Artists,10 am – 12 noon; 4 – 7 pm

CONTACT INFORMATION
Deanna Wood, Vice President of Exhibitions
972-345-9968 or vastMembersExhibition@gmail.com

Ellen Frenkel, co-chair
940-595-0784 or ellenfrenkel3@verizon.net

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20th Annual Rio Brazos Art Exhibition and Sale – deadline March 1

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The 20th Annual Juried Rio Brazos Art Exhibition opens at 3 p.m. on April 9th, 2017 at the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center Concert Hall in Granbury, Texas.  

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The exhibition is sponsored by Tarleton State University, the Granbury Arts Alliance, the City of Granbury and supported by numerous local and regional businesses. The coordinators of this event plan to create an atmosphere that will inspire, educate and entertain as well as attract quality art and discriminating buyers.

Accepted artwork will be selected at the discretion of the juror. Works are grouped according to the type of media received. Over $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards are anticipated.

Prospectus: http://www.tarleton.edu/langdoncenter/documents/riorrazosrrospectus2017.pdf

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All media will be considered. This could include, but not be limited to, water media, oil, acrylic, pastel, mixed-media, photography, printmaking, graphics, collage, 3-dimensional, fabric, etc.

Calendar:

March 1 Deadline to receive slides or digital images.
March 10 Notifications of acceptance to be mailed.
April 1 Accepted artwork to be hand-delivered must be received from noon-3 p.m. at the Historic A.P.
Gordon House, 308 E. Pearl St., Granbury, TX 76048
April 9 Juror Gallery Talk regarding RBAE artwork from2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Opening of show and presentation of awards atLangdon Center Concert Hall 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
April 30 Show closes. Hand-delivered works to be retrieved between 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. only.
SHOW HOURS: Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Noon to 4 p.m.


The Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Educational Center is nestled one block off Granbury’s historic square in the Brazos River Valley and serves as a focal point for the fine arts in the Lake Granbury area. The Langdon Center serves as the cultural and educational hub of the downtown area in cooperation with the City of Granbury and Tarleton State University.

Part of the A&M System since 1917, Tarleton State University offers affordable undergraduate and graduate degrees from locations in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online. The main campus of Tarleton is located 31 miles southwest of Granbury in Stephenville. Founded in 1899 as a private, liberal arts college, Tarleton is now one of the state’s fastest growing institutions with an enrollment exceeding 15,000 and serves as the educational and cultural flagship of the Cross Timbers Region. Tarleton is currently celebrating its 100 year centennial anniversary of being a part of The Texas A&M University System. For more information, please visit: www.tarleton.edu/centennial

The Granbury Arts Alliance (GAA), a non-profit fine arts organization, is a major sponsor of the Rio Brazos Art Exhibition. The goal of the GAA is to enrich and enhance the artistic environment of Granbury and make cultural activities accessible to all citizens. The GAA exists to unite all of the artistic groups of Granbury under one umbrella to share resources and experience, increase awareness of the arts and support one another.

 

 

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Conception Dallas Art Show July 23

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July 23rd 2016 – at Texas Ale Project, located at 1001 North Riverfront Boulevard // 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm // in fabulous Design District in Dallas! https://www.facebook.com/events/280288065663193/

You are invited to attend Conception Dallas Art Show.  An evening of contemporary and fine art, live music from Tim Shewmake, Italian food from The Virgin Olive food truck and craft beer!

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“Kayak Reflections” Lin Hampton Exhibition – reception March 12

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The paintings of fine artist Lin Hampton are on display through May 4th at Barnes & Noble, in the Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 I-35 East, Denton, TX.

You are invited to meet Lin and see her artwork during a “Meet the Artist Night” on Saturday, March 12th from 6-8 p.m.

Lin Hampton lives in South Denton. She is an Oil Painter, but also loves to work in pastel and acrylics. The “Kayak Reflections” series began in 2009, but was derailed by a sudden loss. Today the series is reborn.
Lin feels that there are magical experiences and healing powers on the water.

Gliding along quietly in her kayak, she delights in reflections and experiences.

The kayak series hopes to share some of that magic with you.

To find out more about Lin, see her website: www.linhampton.com

This Noble Visions exhibition is sponsored by the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST)

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Flowers: Isabel Cano Exhibition

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What: Flowers: Isabel Cano Exhibition

When:
currently on display through April 8th

Where: Black Box Performing Arts Theatre, 318 E Hickory St, Denton, TX

Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) member Isabel Cano, of Denton, currently has an exhibition of six acrylic paintings at the Point Bank Black Box Performing Arts Theatre through April 8, 2016. She has been painting in acrylic for five years and also has experimented with pastel and photography. The paintings on exhibit are from her series “Flowers.”

Cano has been a member of VAST for nine years and served three years on the Board of Directors including a year of service as Vice-president in charge of programs. She has exhibited in a number of the art society’s juried and non-juried exhibitions. She credits the organization with inspiring her to work and develop her skills as a painter.

Artist Statement:

My series “Flowers” is a study in shape, color, light and shadow. I create these paintings to give the flowers a much longer life, in hopes that more people will get to see the one that captivated me. The purpose of the bigger scale is to create an impact that will force as many viewers as possible, to see the beauty that would otherwise go unnoticed.

I create art to share with the viewer a slice of what and how, I perceive my surroundings.

The Black Box Theatre Exhibition is co-sponsored by Denton Community Theatre. Black Box hours are Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 – 4:00 pm and Friday, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. The art may also be viewed during any of the performances at the Black Box.

 

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VAST’s 10th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition

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Best of Show – Karen Jacobi “The Lion”

The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) 10th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition is on display in the Gough Gallery at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory, through February 21st.

The 125-Mile Exhibition was initiated in 2006 to establish a regional, high-quality juried art exhibition for artists living within a 125-mile radius of Denton, TX, to compete and show their work.

This regional exhibition features 30 pieces of art from artists within a 125 mile radius of Denton, TX. They were selected by Juror Dr. John Marcucci from 155 entries. Some of the winners include:

Best of Show: Karen Jacobi with “The Lion” (Oil on fabric)
1st Place: Martha Underriner with “Aging Memory” (Stoneware and wood)
2nd Place: Kenna Prior with “Floating Kites” (Monotype)
3rd Place: Laura Carter with “Unfinished Business” (Mixed Media)

Of the 30 exhibition artists, 15 are members of VAST. They are: David Blow (Hickory Creek), Deborah Boschert (Lewisville), Darla Bostick (Denton), Nel dorn Byrd (Aubrey), Gail Cope (Farmers Branch), Kathy Elliott (Garland), Angelia Ford (Lake Dallas), Lori Garner (Argyle), Tonya Littmann (Denton), Lori MacLean (Duncanville), Tesa Morin (Denton), Heather Pregger ( ), Kenna Prior (Denton, Laurie Weller(Denton),), and Deanna Wood (Denton).

Juror Dr. John Marcucci is the Director and President of Haley-Henman Gallery LLC, providing contemporary fine art services since 2007. Under his leadership, the gallery focuses on emerging and experienced regional artists of different media, celebrating multicultural diversity and promoting dialogue among artists and collectors.

Dr. Marcucci is also a painter and sculptor, with the notable distinction of having a work in the collection of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Since 2008, Dr. Marcucci has served as the Juror for multiple regional and state competitions. He currently directs Gallery 422 and other art spaces in the Dallas area. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Dallas Creative Arts Center.

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JUNE FEATURED ARTIST SHOW & RECEPTION at Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

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You are invited
June Artists Show and Reception June 4 – 18
Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm

Featuring: Fran Chausse White
Reception Saturday, June 6,  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy Fine Art, Complimentary Wine and Hors d’oeuvres
For details: http://giddensgallery.com/june-6th-featured-artist-reception/

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine
624 S Main St
Grapevine, TX 76051
817-488-8600
www.giddensgallery.com

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Nov 20 – extended DEADLINE to submit Entry Form for 3rd Annual Fest of Trees in Frisco!

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Create and give back to the community this holiday season! You are invited to submit a tree, wreath, or two-dimensional artwork for silent auction and display in the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of any tree or wreath goes to CASA of Collin County, whereas thirty percent of the proceeds from the sale of any tree or holiday-themed two-dimensional art piece will go to CASA, with the remaining seventy percent going back to the artist.

Questions? Call 972-668-5180 or email Paige: pprater@friscoarts.org

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Burn It Art Exhibition and Reception at White Space

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WHITE SPACE PRESENTS BURN IT!
FEATURING THE WORK OF OVER 20 ARTISTS

Public opening September 26th from 7:00PM-9:00PM in Dallas’ Historic West End

DALLAS TX, September 2, 2014 – White Space Gallery presents BURN IT!, a liquidation show offering  unique, imaginative art at low clearance prices.Artwork by Anthead

The exhibit will run through October 31, 2014. An opening reception will be held for the public on September 26th from 7:00PM-9:00PM.

Come to White Space Gallery for this rare-in-an-artist’s-lifetime chance to see a showcase of over 20 local artists’ work at clearance prices! The exhibition will present the 2D multimedia artwork of Monica Moody, Jeff Skele, Todd Bot, Artist DIY, Jon Vogh, Pete Hernandez, Luke Ball, Tom Carlton, Melody Vaughan, Jonathan Davies, Nick Kirk, Anthead and many others!

Artists will be present to talk about the inspiration behind their art. Refreshments will be served. This show will be a great one! Come see it before these artists BURN IT!

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White Space is Dallas’ first venue to integrate gallery space with a full-service corporate meeting and events facility, offering artists exposure to a nationwide audience and business teams an inspiring environment where they can create, explore and express their best ideas.  Situated in Dallas’ Historic West End, White Space is located at 2001 N Lamar Street, Suite 500 (corner of N Lamar & Munger).  Exhibit hours are Monday through Friday, 9AM-5PM by appointment. Call 214.272.2450 or contact us at www.whitespacedallas.com.

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“Taste + See” Call for Art Extended through June 24!

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From the gastronomical still-life to the visually lush abstract or relief sculpture, artwork has the capacity to recreate a sensory experience!

Submit your pieces to the Frisco Art Gallery BY JUNE 24 to be considered for participation in the “Taste + See” show, July 3-28. All mediums are eligible!

Email JPEGs of your work to Paige Prater, Exhibits Coordinator: pprater@friscoarts.org.

For guidelines and all forms, please see: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/taste-see-art-exhibition/

A “Sip & See” reception and award will be on July 10, from 7-9PM.

Frisco Arts at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034. Questions? Call 972-668-5180.

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“Taste + See” Call for Art in the Frisco Art Gallery! Deadline 6/14

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How does art engage the five senses?

Demonstrate your interpretation of this power!

Create and submit two and three-dimensional pieces by 5PM, June 14 for the “Taste + See” show coming to the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, July 3-28, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.

Send your labeled JPEGs and filled-out entry form to Paige Prater, Frisco Arts Exhibits Coordinator: pprater@friscoarts.org

Upon acceptance into the show, your $25 entry fee and release form will be due.

All forms and details can be found on the exhibit page: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/taste-see-art-exhibition/

Still have questions? Call the Frisco Arts Office at (972) 668-5180 or email pprater@friscoarts.org

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