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Vinyl Thoughts 7 Art Show on July 7

Vinyl Thoughts 7 flyer

Vinyl Thoughts Art Show 7 – The Chosen Ones
Fri, July 7 from 7p-11p at Quixotic World on 2824 Main, Dallas 75226.
Vinyl Thoughts 7, the largest custom vinyl toy art show in the South is back for one night only! Curators Shelby Miller & Cody Phillips showcase this year’s theme of “The Chosen Ones,” featuring work by 17 artists on exhibit in Deep Ellum. Free admission, free drinks, raffles, silent auction, plus some of the most amazing three dimensional art to be seen. Seventeen of the brightest and best artists from across the nation have been challenged to each create (7) seven different custom pieces on (7) seven different vinyl forms:

Paul Sirmon
Brad Albright
Forces of Dorkness
Pete the Monster
BOG (Bag-O-Gas)
Janelle Jex
Mr. The Sanders
Pure Cane Sugar
Lhars Ebersold
PJ Constable
Tyson Summers
Juliet Phillips
Daniel Beaulieu
Hatziel Florez

Creatures for Kids will also offer a silent art auction of custom art pieces benefiting ChildrenatRisk.org. Sponsors for this year’s show include Deep Eddy Vodka, St. Arnold Brewing Company, and Yelp, with more to be announced! All ages welcome, must be 21+ to drink.

– Video from previous Vinyl Thoughts events:

– What is a Vinyl Toy? video:



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Opening Reception for Sharon O’Callaghan Shero’s Photography/Photomontage/Mixed Media Portfolios at the FWCAC

The Selkie Returns to the Sea
“The Long Awaiting of the Never Was”
Stories woven through the transparent layers of time

The Fort Worth Community Art Center has selected 4 of Sharon’s portfolios to exhibit in Focus Gallery 2

Featured portfolios include:
A Maid’s Tale + The Sacrifice  +  Six Flags Under Katrina
+ Variations on a Theme [Six Flags Under Katrina]

Opening Reception

July 11, 2014 | 6 pm to 9 pm  

Fort Worth Community Art Center  |   1300 Gendy Street  |  Focus Gallery 2  |  Fort Worth

The exhibition will  continue through August 23, 2014
The Selkie Returns to the Sea

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Jackson Echols Opening Reception June 28, 8-10PM


There will be a solo exhibit opening at Rachel Nash Gallery on June 28, 8-10PM, featuring work by a local artist, Jackson Echols, titled The Blue Room.
The Blue Room will exhibit pieces from Echols’ “Contact” series. These works were created by leaving color sensitive photographic paper in contact with an archetype of either natural processes or artificial (societal) processes.
More information can be found at www.rachelnashgallery.com.  2646 Main St, Dallas, Texas 75226
About Rachel Nash Gallery:

Rachel Nash Gallery is dedicated to connecting emerging artists with the local Dallas community. It began out of a desire for everyone to have a place to buy good, original art at a tangible price. The gallery strives to foster a creative and innovative space while allowing the arts to be accessible and available to many. https://www.facebook.com/rachelnashgallery2

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A Creative Art STUDIO First Friday Denton April 4

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Join us for First Friday Denton at A Creative Art STUDIO Friday, April 4, 2014 for music, art and fun.  This month our music is provided by Oui Bis, a group of local musicians that feature a variety of styles of music including the American Old Time tradition as well as Irish, Scottish and English folk dance music. Their performance will include a mix of Old Standards (that is to say jazz from the early to mid 20th century), Latin American jazz tunes of various sorts, Balkan and Slavic tunes and a handful of original tunes that might lean heavily on all of the above.  Members of the group include Steve Prouty, Leon Peek, George Merritt, Maristella Feustle, and Steve Horn.

This First Friday the gallery show features the work of artist and Denton resident, Aurora Cabrera.  Aurora combines her love for watercolor with the images and colors of her native Mexico.   Art Demonstrations and art activities will also be a part of the First Friday Festivities.  Our “Dollar a minute” portrait artist, Bailey Parrish will be on hand to sketch your portrait, Tina Alvarez and Crystal Nelson will be doing art projects and there will be a community art project for all to work on.  A Creative Art STUDIO and Gallery is located at 227 West Oak Street just off the historic square in Denton, Texas.  Grab a friend and come join the festivities in Denton, Texas. Website: acreativeartstudio.com

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Esther Ritz: ‘Seriously Playful’

Esther Ritz. Doubledip. 36x36

‘Seriously Playful’ is an exhibition featuring works by local Dallas artist, Esther Ritz. The collection emanates a sense of joy and playfulness. Each piece is characterized by unique elements of pattern and texture fused with vibrant colors. Experience the freedom of imagination – let go and have fun. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Exhibition runs February 3rd through March 14th.

Murray Covens Contemporary http://www.murraycovenscontemporary.com/

154 Glass Street

Dallas, TX 75207

United States
Phone: 469-726-2423
See map: Google Maps

Its Hotter Than You Think

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First Friday Denton at A Creative Art STUDIO

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Join us for First Friday Denton at A Creative Art STUDIO. We are located just off the historic square in Denton Texas at 227 W Oak. This month our music is provided by two up and coming female vocalists. Kicking off our music at 7 pm is Cassie Kidder, guitarist and vocalist. Following Cassie will be Julia Runge, who is new to Denton. She describes her sounds as Indie, Jazz and rock. Julia plays the guitar as well as keyboards.

Our featured artist of the month is local artist, Mick Burson. Mick grew up in Waco Texas but attends University of North Texas. You might have already seen some of his work around town because he has painted twenty murals in town which includes A Creative Art STUDIO, Ruth’s Room, Voertmans, Subway, and most recently the Denton Camera Exchange. His featured show at the studio includes paintings from his “Should Have Stayed Home.” series. Crystal Nelson, artist, will be demonstrating for her upcoming “Principles of Collage” class which will be offered in July. Once again the studio will have a community art project in which everyone is welcome to participate. People can also practice or brush up on their sidewalk chalk skills in preparation for the Arts, Antiques and Autos Chalk event in the fall.

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Opening Reception Featuring D.Angeles April 27

A Day In My Shoes

Please join us for an Opening Reception featuring the watercolor and ink paintings of D.Angeles. Saturday, April 27th from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM.  https://www.facebook.com/events/628781677135863/

408 N. Bishop Ave. #102, Dallas, Texas 75208

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ONE week until the “Dress it UP!” Opening Reception on April 10

DressitUP_April2013_11x17_resizedJoin us for the “Dress it UP!” opening reception in the Frisco Art Gallery, next Wednesday, April 10, from 7-9PM.

Featuring 8 DFW-area artists working in a variety of media: Amy Cox – Colleen G. Drew – Walter Kane -Gina Marguerite -Julie Mortillaro – Eric Villarreal – Chesley Williams – Mike Zapata

Juror: Myra Walker, curator/Director of the Texas Fashion Collection since 1987.

FREE and open to the public! Award announced at 8PM.

Directions: The Frisco Art Gallery is located at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034, conveniently located off the north Dallas tollway. Take the Cotton Gin/Main St exit and turn right onto Cotton Gin from the frontage road. Make your first right into the parking lot. The Frisco Discovery Center is at the southwest corner of the building under a bright red awning.
Call 972-668-5180 with questions or email Exhibits Coordinator, Paige Prater: pprater@friscoarts.org

Hope to see you there!

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First Friday Denton at A Creative Art STUDIO


Join us at A Creative Art STUDIO for music and art April 5th, 2013 from 7 – 10 pm. We will have live music from Rachel Yeatts and Markley and Balmer. Featured Artist of the month is Aurora Cabrera. Come meet Aurora and other artists that have their works at the gallery. First Friday Denton at A Creative Art STUDIO is the time to celebrate the arts. We will have art demonstrations as well as art activities. This month we will complete the mosaic table started at last first Friday as well as start a new painting. Grab a friend and join the fun at A Creative Art STUDIO. We are located just off the historic square in Denton Texas at 227 W Oak, Suite 101, Denton Texas. For additional information visit our website http://acreativeartstudio.com/ or call 940 442-1251.

For more about First Friday Denton, see the website http://firstfridaydenton.com/.

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