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Craft Guild of Dallas Spring Show & Sale May 12-14

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The Craft Guild of Dallas will present its Spring Show and Sale Friday, May 12th through Sunday, May 14th at its Studios at Valley View Center at 13331 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75240.

This event will showcase unique, one of a kind, handcrafted works of art made by members of the Craft Guild.  You will see and have the opportunity to purchase artists’ works in jewelry, glass, pottery, sculpture, hand-bound books, paintings, drawings, photography, and fiber art. During the four-day Show and Sale, our studios will also be open and will feature live artist demonstrations.

The public is invited to attend the free opening night reception Friday evening, May 12th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. featuring live music, refreshments and shopping.

 

Friday, May 12th                       10:00 am to 9:00 pm                 

   Opening Night Reception                    6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Saturday, May 13th                       10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Sunday, May 14th 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Where:            Craft Guild of Dallas Studios

      Valley View Center (AMC Entrance)

                        13331 Preston Road

                        Dallas, TX 75240

(972) 490-0303                      
www.craftguildofdallas.org

www.facebook.com/TheCraftGuildofDallas

 

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Artscape & ZimSculpt at the Dallas Arboretum

 

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Dallas Arts Month at the Dallas Arboretum
Featuring ZimSculpt & Artscape: Reimagined April 29 &30
We’re Celebrating the Arts Through April 30
 
The arts and nature have always gone together so beautifully. This month, we have two amazing exhibits in the garden. First, ZimSculpt is a world-renowned exhibition of modern, Zimbabwean stone sculptures, which runs from April 15 to July 31. The ehibit features over 100 stunning pieces situated throughout the garden, creating an entirely unique experience as you enjoy our beautiful summer blooms. Two of the Zimbabwean artists are in the garden carving new statues, and guests are invited to me and have a conversation with them. To top it off, every piece in the garden is for sale, as well as all the smaller pieces you find on display in The Marketplace in Pecan Grove
The celebration continues with Artscape: Reimagined, a three day celebration of art from April 29-30 plus a members-only preview on April 28. This unique, juried fine art show turns Pecan Grove and DeGolyer House into fine art galleries. Come see and buy art from nationally recognized artists, including Dallas’ top galleries on display in DeGolyer House and from professors and students representing five area universities.
(Remember, you can save $7 on parking if you buy online.)

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Dallas Arboretum Presents Artscape Reimagined 2017 With More than 100 Artists

 

DALLAS, Texas (January 24, 2017) — From April 29 to 30, the Dallas Arboretum hosts Artscape Reimagined 2017, a juried fine art and fine craft show and sale that brings together more than 100 outstanding artists from around the country in one of the most beautiful gardens in the world, according to Architectural Digest. A special members preview will be held on April 28 before it opens to the public April 29 and 30.

Artscape Chair Kaki Hopkins said, “Set amidst an explosion of spring color, Artscape will transform the Dallas Arboretum’s Pecan Grove into a unique gallery of artistic creations. The event offers our guests the opportunity to both view and acquire beautiful works of art.”

The show features a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography, fiber, ceramics and more.  This year’s event features a significant increase in the number of artists showing and selling fine arts and crafts. New this year will be a University Zone with artwork from students and faculty. In addition, Dallas galleries will display and sell select artwork in the historic DeGolyer House.

In addition to Artscape, guests will be able to enjoy ZimSculpt, a world renowned exhibition of modern Zimbabwean stone sculptures, which will also be beautifully incorporated in the garden as the largest collection ever featured in the southern U.S. with more than 100 hand-carved pieces, which are available to view and to purchase. Two Zimbabwean artists will also demonstrate their artistry as they carve stone into modern sculptures.

On May 12 at 6 p.m. at Dallas Arboretum’s Rosine Hall, Artscape continues with an inaugural celebratory awards dinner and auction to honor a top arts contributor. Betty Crawford and Frankie Horn are co-chairing the dinner, and Heritage Auctions will host the live and online auctions.

Led by Hopkins, key committee members include David Dike of David Dike Fine Art; Brian Shivers, Dallas Arboretum past board chairman; Patricia Meadows, well known arts consultant and appraiser; Robert Bellamy of Robert Bellamy Designs; Salvador Impastato of Studio Outside; Michael Faircloth of Michael Faircloth Designs; Gail Sachson of Ask Me About Art; Judy Gibbs and Michael Jenkins, both community leaders, among others. More information can be found at http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/seasonal-festivals-events/artscape.

 A members-only preview will take place on Friday, April 28 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Reservations will be required. Members will have a chance to preview and shop at a sneak peek before Artscape opens to the public on Saturday, April 29.

Among many artists of note who have juried into this year’s show include Brad Oldham (sculpture); Jim Bowman, Carlyn Ray (both glass); Elizabeth Anyaa, Valerie Guignol (both fiber); and Lynn Armstrong (ceramics).

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About the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden:

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is located on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218.  The Dallas Arboretum is also the home of the internationally acclaimed Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. It is open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Dallas Morning News is the principal partner of the Dallas Arboretum.  The Arboretum is supported, in part, by funds from the Dallas Park and Recreation Department.  WFAA is an official media sponsor for the Dallas Arboretum. Visit dallasarboretum.org or Facebook for more information.

 

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Dallas Air Fair April 6 – 9

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The premier art fair of North Texas is back! From Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9, 2017, prominent national and international art dealers and galleries will exhibit painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, and installation by modern and contemporary artists at the ninth annual Dallas Art Fair located in the revitalized downtown Arts District.

Located at the Fashion Industry Gallery – adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the revitalized downtown Arts District – the 2017 Dallas Art Fair will feature prominent national and international art dealers and galleries exhibiting painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, and installation by modern and contemporary artists. For more information about the fair, click here.

The Fashion Industry Gallery at 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201

2017 Fair Hours:
Thursday, April 6, 7pm – 10pm
Friday, April 7, 11am – 7pm
Saturday, April 8, 11am – 7pm
Sunday, April 9, 12pm – 6pm

Ticket information: http://dallasartfair.com/tickets/ Day passes are $25 ($20 student or senior).

Preview the Dallas Art Fair on Artsy.com:

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Plano Artfest 2017 Artist Vendor Application deadline March 3

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Artist Vendor Applications Now Open for Plano Artfest 2017

Plano Artfest would not exist without artists and vendors like you! This year’s Artfest is a 2 day event taking place on April 22nd and 23rd. If you are interested in being aninstallation artist or an art, food, or commercial vendor, please click the link below to see exhibition details and fill out the Artist Vendor Application.

Thank you! We are so excited for Plano Artfest 2017!

Download Application

APPLICATION & PAYMENT DEADLINE March 3, 2017 at 5:00pm CST

For more information on events happening in Downtown Plano, go to www.visitdowntownplano.com
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Deep Ellum Arts Festival call for volunteers

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Volunteer for the Deep Ellum Arts Festival!
April 7, 2017 – April 9, 2017

The Deep Ellum Village will take place in the heart of the Deep Ellum Arts Festival, and we’re looking for individual volunteers and groups of volunteers to get involved. Sign up for one shift or sign up for many! You can sign up here

Email amanda@deepellumtexas.com with questions.

 

–from the Deep Ellum Texas Newsletter – subscribe at deepellumtexas.com

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Crockett Creates 2017 call for artists

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The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is partnering with West7th to find artists for Crockett Creates 2017. This event is a West7th Interactive Art Fair, Block Party!

This is a one day event on April 15, 2017 from 12PM-10PM.

The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2017. We will be accepting early entries for promotional purposes so do not wait to submit because space is limited.

https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/42439/west-7th-crockett-creates-live-art-event-call-for-artists-2017

http://www.west-7th.com/event/crockett-creates/

The FWCAC is looking for up to 50, Dallas-Fort Worth artists to participate in this year’s event. Some artists will set up booths along Crockett street and others will hang and set up in one of our spacious store fronts on that block. Please specify if you have a preference or are incapable of providing an outdoor setup. We welcome submissions of all disciplines and encourage artists to have an interactive element, which can include live demos, visitor projects, experimental collaboration, etc.

Fee and Set-up
The booth fee is $25/booth, payable upon acceptance and a $5 application fee. West7th will provide wifi and electricity for each artist booth. Artists are responsible for bringing their own 10×10 tent (please bring weights for tent) and booth set-up, including equipment and credit card processing system. Each booth outside is 10×10 feet and artists who are interested in displaying outside are encouraged to submit a booth photo from a previously setup. Artists will be provided in advance with a Load-in schedule between 6AM – 9AM on event day. Break down will be after 10PM. There will be volunteer assistants to help with load-in and load-out. There will be stages for bands and performers. Attendance is expected to surpass last year’s 3000+ visitors. Space is limited so do not hesitate to apply!

Questions?

Cristina Ruiz-Goodwin
West 7th Marketing Director
817-810-9076
cruizgoodwin@vestar.com

Jonathan Mark Levy

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
817-298-3021
jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

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Vitro Moda Feb. 18

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Vitro Moda 9 | February 18th

9th Annual Art & Music Gala

Blending exception glass art and music in an exciting runway show!

809 at Vickery, Fort Worth

10% of proceeds from Vitro Moda will benefit SiNaCa Studios’ programs to provide North Texans with an opportunity to experience the rich tradition of glass as a creative medium.
  • All donations made at the event are tax deductible to the extent of the law.
  • SiNaCa Studios does not charge sales tax on items sold at Vitro Moda.
  • All items in the silent auction have been donated by the artist. 100% of the final sale price will go toward furthering our mission.
  • All items that are featured on the runway will be sold at the artist’s set retail price. 50% of the final sale price will go toward furthering our mission.
For Ticketing and more information click HERE.

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Art Rocks for kids at NorthPark Feb. 11

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Saturday, February 11 at 1 PM – 4 PM

Bring out your children’s artistic talents at a special Valentine’s-themed ArtROCKS! inspired by the work of Keith Haring, an American artist known for his bold and vibrant pop-graffiti art reflective of 1980s street culture. Children can create their own masterpieces with Sour Grapes, the Dallas-based graffiti collective, and other local artists, dance along to tunes from DJ Jose G and experience the colorful Frank Gehry Left Twist Cubes provided by Design Within Reach. Free admission
NorthPark Center
8687 N Central Expy, Dallas, Texas 75225
NorthCourt, located on Level One between Nordstrom and Macy’s

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Dallas Arboretum Presents Artscape Reimagined 2017 With More than 100 Artists

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Dallas Arboretum Presents Artscape Reimagined 2017 With More than 100 Artists

 

DALLAS, Texas (January 24, 2017) — From April 29 to 30, the Dallas Arboretum hosts Artscape Reimagined 2017, a juried fine art and fine craft show and sale that brings together more than 100 outstanding artists from around the country in one of the most beautiful gardens in the world, according to Architectural Digest. A special members preview will be held on April 28 before it opens to the public April 29 and 30.

 

Artscape Chair Kaki Hopkins said, “Set amidst an explosion of spring color, Artscape will transform the Dallas Arboretum’s Pecan Grove into a unique gallery of artistic creations. The event offers our guests the opportunity to both view and acquire beautiful works of art.”

 

The show features a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography, fiber, ceramics and more.  This year’s event features a significant increase in the number of artists showing and selling fine arts and crafts. New this year will be a University Zone with artwork from students and faculty. In addition, Dallas galleries will display and sell select artwork in the historic DeGolyer House.

 

In addition to Artscape, guests will be able to enjoy ZimSculpt, a world renowned exhibition of modern Zimbabwean stone sculptures, which will also be beautifully incorporated in the garden as the largest collection ever featured in the southern U.S. with more than 100 hand-carved pieces, which are available to view and to purchase. Two Zimbabwean artists will also demonstrate their artistry as they carve stone into modern sculptures.

 

On May 12 at 6 p.m. at Dallas Arboretum’s Rosine Hall, Artscape continues with an inaugural celebratory awards dinner and auction to honor a top arts contributor. Betty Crawford and Frankie Horn are co-chairing the dinner, and Heritage Auctions will host the live and online auctions.

 

Led by Hopkins, key committee members include David Dike of David Dike Fine Art; Brian Shivers, Dallas Arboretum past board chairman; Patricia Meadows, well known arts consultant and appraiser; Robert Bellamy of Robert Bellamy Designs; Salvador Impastato of Studio Outside; Michael Faircloth of Michael Faircloth Designs; Gail Sachson of Ask Me About Art; Judy Gibbs and Michael Jenkins, both community leaders, among others. More information can be found at http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/seasonal-festivals-events/artscape.

 

A members-only preview will take place on Friday, April 28 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Reservations will be required. Members will have a chance to preview and shop at a sneak peek before Artscape opens to the public on Saturday, April 29.

 

Among many artists of note who have juried into this year’s show include Brad Oldham (sculpture); Jim Bowman, Carlyn Ray (both glass); Elizabeth Anyaa, Valerie Guignol (both fiber); and Lynn Armstrong (ceramics).

 

About the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden:

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is located on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218.  The Dallas Arboretum is also the home of the internationally acclaimed Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. It is open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Dallas Morning News is the principal partner of the Dallas Arboretum.  The Arboretum is supported, in part, by funds from the Dallas Park and Recreation Department.  WFAA is an official media sponsor for the Dallas Arboretum. Visit dallasarboretum.org or Facebook for more information.

 

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Cowtown Indie Bazaar Dec. 10

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Saturday, December 10th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Cowtown Indie Bazaar is an annual handmade and vintage show produced by North Texas M.A.D.E., Inc.

http://www.cowtownindiebazaar.com/

Admission: Admission is free.

Location: Round Up Inn (downstairs) in the Amon G. Carter Exhibits Center, directly across the street from the Museum of Science and History.  The Exhibits Center is part of the Will Rogers Memorial Center complex located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District.

Parking: Will Rogers Memorial Center charges a nominal fee for parking. For more details, please link with the official website and FAQ’s. (See Map Below)

The event started in the fall of 2010 and was quickly followed by a spring event in 2011. The first shows were coordinated by the Etsy Fort Worth Team leadership, however there was a change in leadership soon after, and the Cowtown Indie Bazaar was put on hold until 2014 when North Texas M.A.D.E. took over the organization and brought this amazing handmade shopping event back to life.

For a list of artists and crafters participating: http://www.cowtownindiebazaar.com/p/artists_1.html

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2016 Christmasfest Dec. 9 – 11 on Hart Street

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2016 Christmasfest on  Hart Street

Dec. 9 – 11

http://hartstreetpottery.com

6342, 6344, 6346 Hart St.

Fort Worth, TX 76112

https://www.facebook.com/Hart-Street-Pottery-122034007836260

You are invited to celebrate this festive season with us at our annual Christmasfest on Hart Street. Find beautifully hand crafted gifts to give or collect. Share some holiday fare. Bring family and friends. New to our weekend, we are featuring an emerging artist, Elle Godley. Our resident glass blowers will be demonstrating their skill Friday evening, weather permitting. We look forward to seeing you.

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Allen Arts Festival 2017 – Calling All Artists

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Allen Arts Festival 2017 will be held during the Mother’s Day weekend, May 12-17 at Watters Creek, a popular shopping and dining destination in Allen, just north of Dallas. About 100 juried artists, local and regional, representing art in 14 media categories will have their booths lined up along the streets in front of retail stores in the beautiful 52 acres of mixed used development with walkable spaces and kids play area featuring a running creek and public art. Live music, children’s art activities, food trucks and much more is offered throughout the weekend.

Summary of Important Dates
Application deadline: January 13, 2017
Jury: January 16-22, 2017
Jury Notification by Email: January 30, 2017
Artist Acceptance and Booth Fee deadline: February 26, 2017
Artist booth location and other information sent: April 15, 2017

More information can be found at www.allenartsalliance.org. Artists can apply online at https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5184

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Artscape application deadline Dec. 9

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The 11th annual Artscape, the Dallas Arboretum’s juried fine art and craft show and sale, is accepting applications through December 9.

Mediums include painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography and more.  The reimagined Artscape will be held in the Arboretum’s gardens and DeGolyer Gallery April 28-30, 2017.  For an application or more information visit www.dallasarboretum.org/artscape.  For more information contact joannholt@gmail.com.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION or see artscape-application-mailer-2017-f-cmyk

KEY DATES

  • 12.9.16: Artist application and jury fee deadline
  • 12.22.16: Artist notification of acceptance and information packets mailed
  • 1.20.17: Artscape show contract and booth fee deadline
  • 2.3.17: Deadline to request refund ($40 cancellation Fee)
  • 3.27.17: Artist location mailed
  • 4.28.17: Show set-up & Preview
  • 4.29.16 & 4.30.17: Artscape Show

FEES

  • $25: Jury Fee, Non-refundable check to Dallas Arboretum for each category to be exhibited. Due 12.9.16
  • $330: Booth Fee, 12’w x 12’d to accommodate a 10’ x 10’ white tent provided by artist.
  • $275: Double Space Supplement, limited number of double spaces available.
  • $40: Cancellation Fee, prior to 2.3.17

The jury of regional art professionals is chaired by Patricia Meadows, distinguished jurist, art appraiser, lecturer, collector, curator and president of Art Connections.

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Apps Open – 9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling

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The 9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling is a FREE indoor event. The family and pet-friendly event will be held March 4th & 5th in the Cattle 2 building at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth. Shop handmade & support your local economy with over 100 artists, crafters, designers, authors & gourmet food makers. Event also features a charitable raffle with all proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of North Texas and CASA of Tarrant County. HSNT will be facilitating on-site pet adoptions throughout the event.

Vendor applications open through January 7th, 2017. http://www.funkyfinds.com/sf-vendor-info.html

2017 Important Dates:
Vendor Application Deadline JANUARY 7TH
Vendor Acceptance Emails sent out JANUARY 11TH
Vendor Payment Deadline JANUARY 29TH
Advertising Deadline FEBRUARY 1ST

Event Dates and Times: The time periods stated below are all Central Time.
9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling
Saturday, March 4th (10am-5pm) & Sunday, March 5th (11am-4pm)

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VASTFEST: Holiday Social and Shopping event Dec. 1

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You are invited to the Second Annual VASTFEST on December 1st, from 7 – 8:30 p.m., at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 East Hickory St, Denton, TX.

VASTFEST is a Holiday Social and Shopping event.

Invite your Friends & Neighbors
This event child-friendly, free and open to the public.

ACTIVITIES:

Time to enjoy friends
Fun
Lots of Appetizers
Music
VAST Members Show and Sale of original artwork, unique jewelry and accessories, crafts, and other small wares.
VAST Members Mini Show

VAST will not receive a commission on work sold. We hope to see you there. For more information about VAST see http://vastarts.org.

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Artscape arts and crafts fair at Dallas Arboretum April 28-30, 2017 application deadline Dec. 9.

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The 11th annual Artscape, the Dallas Arboretum’s juried fine art and craft show and sale, is accepting applications through Dec. 9.  Mediums include painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography and more.  The reimagined Artscape will be held in the Arboretum’s gardens and DeGolyer Gallery April 28-30, 2017.  For an application or more information visit www.dallasarboretum.org/artscape.  For more information contact joannholt@gmail.com.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

KEY DATES

  • 12.9.16: Artist application and jury fee deadline
  • 12.22.16: Artist notification of acceptance and information packets mailed
  • 1.20.17: Artscape show contract and booth fee deadline
  • 2.3.17: Deadline to request refund ($40 cancellation Fee)
  • 3.27.17: Artist location mailed
  • 4.28.17: Show set-up & Preview
  • 4.29.16 & 4.30.17: Artscape Show

FEES

  • $25: Jury Fee, Non-refundable check to Dallas Arboretum for each category to be exhibited. Due 12.9.16
  • $330: Booth Fee, 12’w x 12’d to accommodate a 10’ x 10’ white tent provided by artist.
  • $275: Double Space Supplement, limited number of double spaces available.
  • $40: Cancellation Fee, prior to 2.3.17

The jury of regional art professionals is chaired by Patricia Meadows, distinguished jurist, art appraiser, lecturer, collector, curator and president of Art Connections.

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Art Mart – Art Sale and Silent Auction NOV. 18 – 20 at the Bath House

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Art Mart at the Bath House Cultural Center

Shop for the Holidays early and support local artists

November 18-20, 2016

BATH HOUSE CULTURAL CENTER 

521 E. Lawther Drive • Dallas, Texas 75218

Presented by the Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center.

FRIDAY, November 18 – Preview Reception / Sale begins (7-9 PM)

SATURDAY, November 19 – Sale and auction (12-6 PM)

SUNDAY, November 20 – Sale and auction (12-6 PM) – Auction closes at 5 PM

 

The 2016 Art Mart and Silent Auction is a great place to get an early start on your holidays shopping while supporting local artists and the programs at the Bath House Cultural Center. More than fifty local and regional visual artists fill up the galleries, lobby, theater, and the studios in the lake level with a wonderful variety of paintings, photographs, pottery, sculpture, fiber arts, ceramics, jewelry and other one-of-a-kind wares.

Proceeds of the Bath House Art Mart and silent auction benefit the participating artists and the Friends of the Bath House, which support year-round visual and performing arts programs at the center. Purchases benefit everyone: patrons will take home one-of-a-kind artwork, while local artists and art lovers will be able to continue enjoying the arts at the neighborhood cultural center on White Rock Lake.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS: Sally Ackerman, Edna Arratia, Cynthia Bagwell, Marthalee Boles, Kathryn Boulet, Jan Byron, Pamela Cleveland, Dan Dudley, Lori Dudley, Angelika Ejtel, Eliza Epstein, Barbara Erickson, Brad Foster, Fred Gardner, Jay Gardner , Ann Gaspari, Essie Graham, Rebecca Guy, Janice Hamilton, Karen Harris, Warren Paul Harris, Patti Haskins, Linda Hernandez, Tricia Hicks, Deana Hinchcliff, Shelli Hoggarth, Kenya Jones, Amy Justice, Cindy Kelley, Andrew Kochie, Leslie Kregel, Audrey Legatowicz, Lilli Lehtonen, Caleb Red Massey, Velkys Mayfield, Marcela Mihaloglou, Jo Moncrief, Nancy Munger, Teri Muse, Dagan Newland, Teresa Parsons, Lisa Payne, Eva Pena, Erin Reeves, Beth Ritter-Perry, Gail Roberts, Elisabeth Schalij, Hans J. Schnitzler, Heidi Seymour, Tom Seymour, Michael Smith, Cat Tatsch, Hector Teran, Terri Thoman, Marilee Vergati-Haynes, Tauma Wiggins, Heidi Williams, Debra Worrell Hernandez, and Carlos Zuniga.

Parking and admission to the Art Mart is free and open to the public.

 

Visit our website for more information

 

 

 

Bath House Cultural Center • (214) 670-8749www.bathhousecultural.com

The Bath House Cultural Center is a division of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. The center is dedicated to fostering the growth, development and quality of multi-cultural arts within the City of Dallas. The center emphasizes innovating visual and performing arts as well as other multi-discipline events throughout the year. Funding for the Bath House Cultural Center is provided by the City of Dallas, with additional support from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

LOCATION AND HOURS:

The Bath House Cultural Center is located on the eastern shore of White Rock Lake at the end of Northcliff Dr. off of Buckner Blvd. at 521 E. Lawther, Dallas, TX 75218. Hours of operation are TuesdaySaturday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. The center is open until 10:00 PM on nights with theatre performances. For general information about cultural programs at the Bath House Cultural Center, please call (214) 670-8749 or visit the center’s website at http://www.bathhousecultural.com

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Allen Arts Festival 2017 – Calling All Artists

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Festival Date: May 12-14, 2017

Visual Artist Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2017

Application site: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5184

Allen Arts Festival is held every May at Watters Creek, a popular shopping and dining destination in Allen, just north of Dallas. About 100 juried artists, local and regional, will have their booths lined up along the streets in front of retail stores in the beautiful 52 acres of mixed used development with walkable spaces, kids play area, lush landscaping that includes a running creek, public art and upscale shopping and dining. Live music, children’s art activities, food trucks and much more is offered throughout the weekend. More information can be found at www.allenartsalliance.org

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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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Spring 2017 Cottonwood Art Festival call for applications

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Cottonwood Art Festival
Spring 2017

DEADLINE: 1/13/2017
More information http://www.cottonwoodartfestival.com/2.html – including a video

Application: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4948

Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 5/6/2017 – 5/7/2017

Cottonwood Art Festival is located in Richardson, Texas where artists exhibit their work among towering oaks with lakeside beauty.  Cottonwood 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 for both artist and patrons of the arts.

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Artscape 2017 call for applications

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Artscape, the Dallas Arboretum’s juried fine art and fine craft show and sale, brings together outstanding artists from around the country.

APRIL 28 – APRIL 30, 2017

Delight in the joy of spring at this amazing show, which features a variety of mediums including Painting, Sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography and more. Listed as one of the “15 most beautiful gardens in the world” by Architectural Digest, the Arboretum is a perfect complement to the beautiful artwork selected for the show. The layout for the show is architect-designed for maximum visibility of artists and audience flow. A blue ribbon committee has reimagined Artscape and is adding inventive, audience-pleasing elements for 2017.

How to Apply

 

For information see http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/seasonal-festivals-events/artscape

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KEY DATES

  • 12.9.16: Artist application and jury fee deadline
  • 12.22.16: Artist notification of acceptance and information packets mailed
  • 1.20.17: Artscape show contract and booth fee deadline
  • 2.3.17: Deadline to request refund ($40 cancellation Fee)
  • 3.27.17: Artist location mailed
  • 4.28.17: Show set-up & Preview
  • 4.29.16 & 4.30.17: Artscape Show

FEES

  • $25: Jury Fee, Non-refundable check to Dallas Arboretum for each category to be exhibited. Due 12.9.16
  • $330: Booth Fee, 12’w x 12’d to accommodate a 10’ x 10’ white tent provided by artist.
  • $275: Double Space Supplement, limited number of double spaces available.
  • $40: Cancellation Fee, prior to 2.3.17

The jury of regional art professionals is chaired by Patricia Meadows, distinguished jurist, art appraiser, lecturer, collector, curator and president of Art Connections.

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Harvest Moon Festival and LGAA Oct. 15 & 16 in Granbury

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https://www.facebook.com/harvestmoongranbury/  http://granburysquare.com/festivals-events-2016/

Saturday, October 15, 2016 9am – 8pm Sunday, October 16, 2016 10am-5pm

Granbury Downtown Square


 

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Lots of excitement going on at Shanley House Gallery and the Lake Granbury Art Association for this weekend.

We will be participating in the Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts with TWO booths on the square. Our “Artist Working” booth will feature LGAA artists drawing and painting and the second booth will be geared for kids with make-it-and-take-it projects.

Be sure to stop by the other galleries on and just off the square as well. Many LGAA artists are featured in them and also look for our Plein Aire painters. Stop and visit or just watch them create a masterpiece.

After Saturday on the square, head on over to Shanley House Gallery for the reception and awards of the juried Fall Show. The event begins at 6:30pm. This is your chance to meet many of the artists represented in the show. Everyone is invited.

Shanley House Gallery | 224 N. Travis | Granbury, TX 76048

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West7 Chalk Art Festival Sept. 24

 

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The fun starts this Saturday at noon and goes on until 6 pm. This is a FREE family-friendly event. There will be plenty of free parking in our garages.

The 2nd Annual Chalk Art Festival is back! After calling a raincheck due to weather conditions, the festivities are back on schedule, and artists are at the ready for a day “chalk” full of fun activities.

Come view elaborate chalk art designs by talented professional street painting artists at West 7th! Artists will begin at 12 p.m., so watch the pieces evolve as the day progresses.

In addition to the professional commissions, there will be an amateur artist competition. Prizes consisting of a combination of cash and gift cards for West 7th merchants will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, as determined by a panel of judges. There will also be a People’s Choice award given.

The festivities of the Chalk Art Festival include:
-Evolution of a professional street painting mural (with time lapse videos played during awards ceremony)
-Amateur artist competition
-Live music
-Children’s art area
-Awards ceremony at 5:30 pm

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Haltom City’s Art in the City and Gallery Opening Sept. 10

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On September 10th, Art in the City of Haltom City will celebrate the night of Sept. 10th with the opening of our permanent gallery for our local artists. This event will be held at 3201 Friendly Lane from 1pm to 7pm. We will have local artists showing media of oil, acrylics, other mixed media, pottery, wood turning and gourds carving. The reception will be at 5pm to 7pm.
Artists:

BENNIE WOOD, Watercolorist.
BRENDA STOLWYK Acrylics, Pencil.
DORIS MOBLEY, Mixed media.
PAM OLDHAM, Watercolorist.
CAROL CALLERY,Watercolorist
PATRICIA JASPER,Water colorist.
WAVAH FORE, Watercolorist
WAYNE CLOWER, Wood Turner
ALAN SEIBENTHALL, Wood Turner
CAROL VAN NESS, Mixed medias
MICHELLE JOHNSON, Potter
SHEILA CAHILL, Oils and Gourds.

Plus a collection of the senior citizens works will be on display.

For more information contact Bennie J Woods at 817-838-2409 or Patty Jasper 817-716-9360.

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Arlington’s South St. Art Festival call for artists

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https://www.facebook.com/SouthStArtFestival/

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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Summer Art Festival at Kittrell-Riffkind and Southwest Gallery August 6 & 7

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It’s Summer Art Festival… 
Escape the heat and join us for our Summer Art Festival with Southwest Gallery next Saturday & Sunday, August 6th & 7th, from 1 – 5 pm.  
It will be a fun filled weekend with 18 artists, creating canvases in the galleries, live music, refreshments & more…
 
 Bernadette Fuentes will be here in the gallery demonstrating marble making on a torch and presenting a trunk show featuring her fabulous jewelry.

Our own David Kittrell will be demonstrating how to build stained glass.

Here is a special sneak peak to one of the Summer Art Festival’s featured artists, Paul Walden. We documented his process of creating this canvas over the past week in his very unique style. Come see the finished product at the show this weekend!

And How Do You Get Here….
Jasper Green Jay by Julia & Robin RogersFor those of y’all who have not yet visited us in our new locations…

The Gallery has moved in with Southwest Gallery
over in the North Dallas Design District at 4500 Sigma Rd (at Welch) in Dallas.

The Studio is now in Richardson, located at 1600 N Plano Rd in Suite #400.  That’s at the corner of Plano Rd & Collins (tucked around the corner facing south).
Give us a call if you need help finding us….  
Gallery, 972-239-7957  
Studio, 972-239-7989

Tall Bright Green 50 50 Vase by Fred Kaemmer

Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass Gallery

at Southwest Gallery
4500 Sigma Rd
Dallas, TX 75244
888-865-2228/Tollfree

artglass@kittrellriffkind.com

www.kittrellriffkind.co

Tuesdays thru Saturdays 9 – 6, Sundays 1 – 5

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Infinity Art Tour McKinney on August 27 – call for artists

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Saturday, August 27 at 1 PM – 5 PM

https://www.facebook.com/events/1626822950962797/

Infinity Art Tour is hitting McKinney at Tupps Brewery, for a collaborative group art show/tour!  

Come hang out to meet our artists, shop for one-of-a-kind art for your collection!

Enjoy Tupps’ delicious craft beers! Visit here for a list of ther brews:http://tuppsbrewery.com/brews/

Visit Tupps on Facebook here:https://www.facebook.com/TUPPSBrewery/
We’ll also be enjoying live music and food truck goodness!

If you are an artist and are interested in becoming a vendor, please submit your work via the link below and fill out form!

https://form.jotform.com/61785968570170

Vendor fee of $25 + processing to secure a space no larger than a 6 foot table. Artists must provide own tables, display materials, easels, etc. Limitied spots are available!!! Submissions are NOW OPEN!!!

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Huffhines Art Trails applications due August 15

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October 22-23, 2016 Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Huffhines Park at Apollo Road & Plano Road in Richardson, Texas.

http://www.huffhinesarttrails.com/

Huffhines Art Trails was created to provide local artists and craftsmen a venue to promote and sell their work. The show has grown since its humble beginnings to become one of the best arts and crafts shows in North Texas! Patrons will find a variety of Contemporary Crafts, Traditional Crafts, and Art in mediums that range from painting to pottery to glass to wood work to jewelry and even hand work.

Huffhines Art Trails features close to 160 artists and craftsmen!  Now accepting artist applications through ZAPP! Application deadline August 15, 2016.

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2016 South Street Art Festival call for artists

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South Street Art Festival 2016 will be October 14 – 16 in Arlington, TX.

Located in the heart of Downtown Arlington, Texas, South Street Art Festival is the longest running art festival in the downtown district. We will be accepting both fine art and fine craft this year. The deadline to apply is September 14th, 2016. Jury Fee: $15.00. Artist applications: on-line Zapplication or paper application

Moya Art Events invites you to apply to the 4th Annual South Street Art Festival, in the heart of Downtown Arlington, Texas. On October 14, 15, 16,2016,  the 4th Annual South Street Art Festival will be held on South Street between Mesquite and East Streets. Over 7500 art loving attendees fill the streets to see booth after booth of quality art from local, regional and national artists….and this year will be no exception.

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Summer Block Party June 17 in the Dallas Art District

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June 17 | Dallas Arts District is closing the streets for our #free Summer Block Party 2016 with the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, Klyde Warren Park, and Crow Collection of Asian Art. Participate in special activities including concerts, local brews, dance lessons, cinema, and much more!

http://www.dallasartsdistrict.org/events/dallasartsdistrict-summer-block-party-june-17/

 

CROW COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART Crow Collection After Dark party

DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART  Late Night programming

KLYDE WARREN PARK

NASHER SCULPTURE CENTER  Nasher’s ‘Til Midnight event

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Fall Cottonwood Art Festival – call for artists

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Cottonwood Art Festival Fall 2016Richardson, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/17/2016

Jury Fee: $30.00

http://www.cottonwoodartfestival.com/
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. 2016 marks the 47th 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!

Fall dates: Oct. 1 & 2, 2016

Apply on ZAPP https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4900

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Houston’s Art @ Discovery Green 2016 call for artists

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Art @ Discovery Green 2016 – Houston, Texas
Nov. 5 – 6, 2016in Houston TX

Prospectus & application:  https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4976
DEADLINE: 7/11/2016
Jury Fee: $35.00

Art@ Discovery Green – A small boutique Art Festival featuring 100 contemporary craft and fine artists selling their original works, located in the heart of Downtown Houston at Discovery Green Park. This juried 2-day art festival features fine art and contemporary craft in 14 media categories. 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. Already considered “Downtown’s new backyard”, this dynamic park includes 2 restaurants, kids play area, man-made lake, 2 dog runs, multiuse amphitheater, event lawn and more.

Art@Discovery Green is produced for The Discovery Green Conservancy by festival director Lynette Wallace, with over 25 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.

Making its debut on November 5th & 6th , 2016, Art@ Discovery Green is destined to become a Houston art festival tradition. 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. This weekend was chosen to coincide with International Quilt…

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Calls for art around Texas

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Art @ The Domain – Fall 2016

Austin, Texas
OPEN DATE: 5/23/2016
DEADLINE: 7/11/2016

Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 10/15/2016 – 10/16/2016

A small boutique Art Festival featuring 80 fine artists and contmporary craft artists along a beautiful retail and loft living street in the middle of The Domain in the affluent hi tech-corridor Northwest Austin. Art@The Domain in Austin is a great way to expand your Texas art sales in October. We welcome both the national traveling artist, regional artists as well as local Austin artists.

This juried 2 day art festival features fine art and contemporary craft in 14 media categories.  Being the fifth year for the fall show and the ninth 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 43,000 residents within the zipcode .

The Domain is Austin’s premier shopping and entertainment venue with more than one million square feet of 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 6 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.



Contact Donna Downing
: Beeville
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Submission Requirements:
Deadline: June 1
Format: Digital or Photograph. Artists may submit up to two entries – only one will be chosen for the exhibition.
Entry Confirmation: June 10
Delivery Dates: July 1 – 11
Exhibition Opening: August 6, Noon – 2:00pm
Exhibition Closing: August 26
Art Work Pick-up: August 27 – September 3Artists do not have to be native Texans, but must be working in Texas. Content should not include nudity, political statements, profanity or other such depictions that may be considered offensive. For other presentation requirements, please see entry form at: http://bamtexas.org/texasartistsexhibit.html


 


Contact Emily Wilkinson
: Lubbock
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The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create a mural to be placed on the wall near the entrance to the newly remodeled Industrial Engineering building, opening in January 2017. Public art needs to take up a large part of the wall shown in the attachments.This project will repurpose the former Petroleum Engineering Building for use by the College of Engineering’s Industrial Engineering Department for relocation and consolidation of their academic and research programs, and the department’s faculty and staff offices.

Safety is imperative; durable, low-maintenance materials are recommended to withstand West Texas’ intense weather conditions.

Ideal submissions will create a mural that celebrates Industrial Engineering. The most distinctive aspect of this discipline is the flexibility it offers. Whether it’s shortening a rollercoaster line, streamlining an operating room, distributing products worldwide, or manufacturing superior automobiles, these challenges share the common goal of saving companies’ money and increasing efficiencies.

Industrial engineering studies the design and operation of production and service systems and the people who operate in these systems. Industrial engineers use the information and techniques from physical, mathematical, biological, behavioral, and engineering sciences to plan, control, design, and manage complex organizations and systems. Industrial engineering applies the laws of the physical sciences to designing and operating systems in which products are produced and services are provided, as well as to considering the behavior of people as they operate in these systems.

This art installation will not only serve as a beacon to the building’s entrance, but will also give passersby an idea of the use of the facility. Submitting artists should consider lighting and other elements that will draw attention to the mural at various times throughout the day. Water features are highly discouraged, but the selected artist may have an opportunity to collaborate with landscape architects for the project.

Artists should keep in mind that this is a public location, visible at all times and exposed to all weather conditions in Lubbock. Any concepts that may be considered polemic or political should be avoided.

In order to be considered, submissions must comply with the requirements outlined in this document. Objects that are mass-produced or of standard manufacture are not eligible for consideration.

Location: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Budget: $33,500

Deadline: June 22, 2016 at 3 p.m. (Central)

See full RFQ here: http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=124369
Apply here: http://www.publicartist.org/call.cfm?id=928
View our current collection on our website at http://texastech.edu/publicart



REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
Houston Arts Alliance and Houston Police Department
Exterior Sculpture at Southwest Police StationDeadline: Monday, June 20, 2016, 11:59 p.m. (CST)
Budget: Up to $200,000
Location: Houston, TX
Eligibility: National

1. Summary
Through a contract with the City of Houston General Services Division (GSD), Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) is charged with managing the selection process for the commission of an artist or artist team to develop sculpture for the exterior space of the Houston Police Department’s (HPD) Southwest Police Station. HAA is also charged with contracting the finalist to complete the project.

Goals for the Southwest Police Station project include the following:
*To create a world class art collection for the HPD system with high-caliber art by artists from Houston, the region, and the world.
*Artwork reflects HPD’s vision to be a vital member of a dynamic and diverse local, national, and global community; family friendly; art that is suitable for all HPD locations.
*Works that reflect HPD’s mission, values, and guiding principles.
*Works that are regarded as an excellent addition to the City of Houston Art Collection.

2. Budget
The project has an anticipated total budget of up to $200,000 for an exterior sculpture. The contract will be inclusive of all work including, but not limited to, design proposals, artists fees, design, engineering, permitting, insurance costs for each year of the project, lighting and lighting software, studio and project administration, travel, fabrication, materials, installation, and required documentation.

3. Mission of the Houston Police Department
This mission of the Houston Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the city of Houston by working cooperatively with the public to prevent crime, enforce the law, preserve the peace and provide a safe environment.

4. Values of the Houston Police Department
*Preserve and advance democratic values.
*Improve the quality of community life.
*Improve the quality of work life.
*Demonstrate professionalism.

5. Guiding Principles of the Houston Police Department
*Life and individual freedoms are sacred.
*All persons should be treated fairly and equitably.
*The role of the police is to resolve problems through the enforcement of laws and not through the imposition of judgment or punishment.
*The neighborhood is the basic segment of the community.
*Because law enforcement and public safety reflect communitywide concerns, the police must actively seek the involvement of citizens and residents in all aspects of policing.
*The fundamental responsibility of the department’s employees is to provide quality services to the citizens and residents of the city of Houston.
*The department’s employees are its most valuable asset.
*Employee involvement in department activities is essential for maintaining a productive working environment.
*Employees shall be treated fairly and equitably in recognition of basic human dignity and as a means of enriching their work lives.
*The department and each of its command, offices and divisions shall strive to reflect the ethnic and cultural makeup of the community it serves.

6. Additional Criteria for Civic Art from the Houston Police Department
*Civic Art should be designed to welcome the visitor and promote a calming and comfortable experience from the moment of arrival. This notion of calming is important for areas outside the building and must continue to the interior space.
*The development of Civic Art projects should consider the Department’s values as stated above and enhance the idea of the facility as a ‘beacon of safety,’ express the dignity of law and convey fairness and access to justice.
*Works will be located in publicly accessible areas
*Works will be sensitive to the local context, geography, culture and history

7. Art Opportunities/Draft Scope of Work
1. Exterior Sculpture: A sculpture located on the landscaped area of the building at the corner of Brookston and Nitida. The work will be a welcoming beacon to the community.
2. Lighting and planters may be an element in the work
3. See the provided site plan for more information. This is also available at houstonartsalliance.com, on the Civic Art + Design page, under Artist Opportunities.

8. Evaluation Criteria
*Artistic quality: artists or artist-led teams are of the highest artistic caliber as demonstrated by examples of past work.
*Responsiveness: proposal successfully addresses the overall goals of the project, including creating an inviting space for visitors.
*Demonstrated Technical Abilities: applicants demonstrate that the artist or artist-led team has the necessary capability to accomplish all artistic, technical, budgetary, and engineering aspects of the project and to have the project meld successfully with the space and the architecture.
*Project Management Ability: applicants demonstrate that they have the ability and the capacity to complete the project on a very tight schedule and within budget. Applicants demonstrate their ability to successfully collaborate with the architects and the contractor and sufficient relationships with potential vendors and manufacturers.

9. Eligibility
*Artists in the United States are eligible to apply. Houston-area artists and artist—as well as artists living in and around the neighborhood of the Southwest Police station—are strongly encouraged to apply.
*Subcontractors may be used and are defined as those providing technical implementation including but not limited to construction, fabrication and/or assembly for portions or all of a finished product under direct supervision and control of an artist.
*Staff members, board members, advisory board members, City Council members and/or family members of either Houston Arts Alliance or the City of Houston are ineligible to apply.
*Artists or other entities that are currently under contract—or in contract negotiations with Houston Arts Alliance for projects of over $100,000—are ineligible to apply.
*Applications not meeting all eligibility criteria will be withdrawn from consideration.

10. Application Requirements
1. Resumes or company information of artist(s) and team members (3 page maximum each)
2. Letter of intent: including contact information and a description of how the artist or artist team meets the criteria listed in the RFQ (1,000 word maximum)
3. Biography/artist statement (500 word maximum)
4. Work examples: Digital images of works that demonstrate the above criteria (Only JPEGs up to 5 MB in size, 20 maximum)
5. Image list: including artist, title, year completed, dimensions, material, and budget or price (as applicable) for each image selected in your portfolio
6. Contact information for three professional references (no more than one page)

All documents should be in at least a 12 point font, single-spaced, with at least a ½” margin.

11. Submission
To submit, visit houstonartsalliance.submittable.com/submit.

12. Timeline – All dates are subject to change
*Monday, May 23, 2016: RFQ released
*Monday, June 20, 2016: RFQ submission deadline
*By Monday, June 27, 2016: RFQ notification; RFP released to finalists
*Monday, July 25, 2016 (Final Date TBD): RFP Deadline
*By Friday, July 29, 2016: RFP selection panel (including artists in-person presentations)
*By Sunday, July 31, 2016: Selected artist presented for a vote to the HAA Civic Art Committee
*By Friday, August 5, 2016: Selected artist presented for a vote to the HAA Board of Directors
*By Friday, August 12, 2016: Selected artist presented to Houston Police Department for approval
*By Friday, August 19, 2016: Finalist notified in writing by HAA
*By Monday, August 29, 2016: Contracting complete
*September 2016 – July 2017: Project development, fabrication, and installation

13. Contact
Sara Kellner, Director of Civic Art + Design
Houston Arts Alliance, 3201 Allen Parkway, Suite 250, Houston, TX 77019
civicart@haatx.com

Submit questions in writing, via email, no later than Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 5 p.m. (CST) to civicart@haatx.com. Questions will be answered, as they are received, and no later than Friday, June 17, 2016.

The Southwest Police Station Landscape Plan can be found here:http://www.artshound.com/sites/artshound.com/file/RFQ%20-%20HPD%20Southwest%20Station%20Landscape%20Plan%283%29.pdf


 

2016 Western Trappings on The LlanoVIEW MORE INFO
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Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: International
City: Llano
State: Texas
Fee: $25.00 (Western Trapping on the Llano 2016)
Event Dates: 10/7/16 – 11/19/16
Entry Deadline: 7/1/16
A 44 day, Juried, International exhibit and sale of original Western Trappings, Art, Jewelry and Gear.

 


 

Navasota Artist in Residency Fall 2016VIEW MORE INFO
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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: International
City: Navasota
State: Texas
Fee: $25.00 (Entry Fee – Make checks payable to The Arts Council)
Event Dates: 8/29/16 – 2/20/17
Entry Deadline: 7/5/16

The City of Navasota and The Arts Council of Brazos Valley are excited to open the Fall 2016 Navasota Artists in Residence Application! The Artists in Residence will have an opportunity to live, work, and exhibit in the historic Horlock Home in Navasota, Texas which includes living and studio space for each of the three selected artists as well as a retail gallery space. The term of each residency is roughly six (6) months. The City of Navasota will provide amenities including internet, cable, electricity, retail space and

 


 

Art on the Creeks 2016

Rogers, Arkansas
DEADLINE: 6/1/2016

Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 10/1/2016 – 10/1/2016

The 5th annual Art on the Creeks is Northwest Arkansas’ premier fine arts festival! The juried event showcases exceptional talent with a focus on fine art. Unique opportunity to exhibit and sell your work void of any exhibit fees or commissions! Tents provided to each artist free of charge! Cash Awards: $1,000 Best in Show; $500 Second Place; $250 Third Place.  Last year’s event doubled in size with rave reviews from artists and attendees. Community inclusion and support for the arts has spawned a loyal and highly engaged audience is primed to buyand appreciates the value of original fine art. It’s the place to be seen, and we look forward to your application!

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Cottonwood Art Festival May 7 & 8

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The festival is Saturday, May 7, 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday, May 8, 10 AM to 5 PM. Cottonwood Park is located at 1321 W. Belt Line Road, one block east of Coit Road in Richardson, TX. Parking and admission are free. The artists’ works are available for purchase, as are food and beverages, and some children’s events require a fee.

Now in its 47th year, the semi-annual Cottonwood Art Festival is a juried show. Jurors have selected over 240 artists from 800 submissions to exhibit their museum-quality work at the festival. The artists compete in 14 categories: 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Digital, Drawings/Pastels, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metalwork, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood. Rated as one of the top art festivals in the United States, the prestigious show is the premier fine art event in North Texas.

Cottonwood Art Festival is more than just the art. The festival also features top local bands performing the best in rock, country, jazz, blues, swing and folk. Check out the courtyard, sit in the shade by the lake, relax and enjoy the music. Spirits are also available in the courtyard.

–from the website http://www.cottonwoodartfestival.com/

Click here for map and directions.
Click here for a map of Cottonwood Park.

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FRESH LOOK – A Woodworking Extravaganza May 7

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On Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10:00 – 6:00 p.m., the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts plays host to FRESH LOOK-A Woodworking Extravaganza.  Held between the Main House and the Carriage House, the woodworking event showcases multiple wood venues such as refinishing, furniture facelifts, turning, carving, fretwork, jewelry, ornaments, inlays, block printing, etc.

Come for a stroll in downtown McKinney and spend some time browsing the vendors and wood artisans who are well known for their expertise in their field.  A tour of the fretwork and turned banisters in the Main House will be held at 1:00 p.m.  Location: 205 W Hunt Street, McKinney, TX  75069.  For more information, call the Heard-Craig Center at 972-569-6909.

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Tickets are being sold for CHILDREN’s WOOD MAKING in the Carriage House and all other artisan events are at no cost.   The Children’s Wood Making sessions start every hour, beginning at 9:00 a.m. (one event at 9:00, one at 10:00, one at 11:00, one at 1:00, one at 2:00, etc).   The workshop cost, per child, is $9.00 and tickets must be purchased in advance so that supplies can be ordered.   On the ticket page, select which time slot your child will be attending.  While your child is creating a wood project, you can stroll leisurely through the Heard-Craig property, meeting the wood artisans and talking with experts in their field.

Additionally, there will be woodworking DEMOS on the Main Stage in front of the Carriage House.  The Demos start at 10:00 a.m. and run each hour.  Demos are FREE and open to the Public.  We do encourage registration for the free demos for planning purposes.

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