Tag: ATCs

ATC (Artist Trading Cards) / Collage class April 14

ATC (Artist Trading Cards) / Collage class with Brandi Cooper (April 14th, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm) at Goldmark Cultural Center: Artspace & Studios
Create fun, small pieces of art (2.5” x 3.5”) that can be traded, collected, or given as gifts. We will work on multiple pieces at a time, learning some easy, creative, collage techniques.

No talent required! Really! You will complete 5 or more art pieces to take home or trade.
All supplies are included.

more information and registration available here: http://www.thecenterarts.org/register-for-classes.html

Submitted by Brandi Cooper. Email: cbrandicooper@gmail.com

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Visual Art League of Lewisville August Events: Fresh Ideas reception Aug. 5; Paula Haynes ATC demo/workshop & more

On Tuesday August 8th at 7:00 P.M. in Classroom C, Paula Haynes will speak about the Art Trading Cards.  This will be a “hands on” workshop.  This event is open to the public and there is no charge.

Starting August 5th through September 9th, Fresh Ideas 2017 will be exhibited at the MCL Grand Gallery.  This is a judged and award show.  Reception is August 5thfrom 7-9 P.M.  Refreshments will be served.  This opening is open to the public and there is no charge.

In the North Corridor is an exhibit Make a Statement.  This continues through September 9th.

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May and June Events of the Visual Art League of Lewisville‏


ATCspring festivalThe following programs are free of charge and open to the public:  On Saturday, May 9th from 1:30-4:30 in room #3 of the MCL Grand, there will be another ATC Workshop.  This months suggested theme is “Spring Festival”.

On Tuesday, May 12th at 7:00 P.M., our guest speaker will be Trevor Kobrin.  He will speak on photography.  His photographs have appeared in international publications including Elle, Marie Claire, Schweizer Illustrierte, Style, Readers Digest and other major South African magazines.  Visit his website at http://trevorkobrin.com/index.html.


Opening reception for the Jordan Grimes Exhibit, Fresh Ideas 2014 winner, will be held at 7:00 P.M. on May 9th at the MCL Grand Gallery.  Also on exhibit will be the VAL members’ exhibit, Black & White Landscapes.  This show will run through June 20th.  The MCL Grand is located at 100 Charles Street in Lewisville.

Jordan Grimes

Jordan Grimes

On exhibit in the North Wing of the MCL Grand is the Graffiti/Street Art show.  This show runs April 4th through May 30th. America de Beautiful exhibit will be in the North Wing of the MCL Grand.  The exhibit runs from June 6th-August 8th.


Fresh Ideas 2015 opening will take place on June 27th from 7-9 in the MCL Grand Gallery.  This exhibit is open to the public and there is no charge.

This year, VAL is providing judges for the Chalk This Way Art Festival.  This is also a free event which is open to the public. This takes place on May 9th in Lewisville.

Exhibiting their artwork in Tierney’s Café & Tavern through June 28th is Barbara Barnett, Mary McNeely and Wanda Grice. Exhibiting in the Commercial Bank of Lewisville for the month of May is R’Lene Winters.

We want to thank Tina Alvarez, Barbara Barnett, Maurice Leatherbury, R.Dave McRedmond, Dulce Ruque, R’Lene Winters and Diane Wright for their donation of art/photography for the silent auction that was held recently by ALSAC (Associates of the Lewisville Senior Activity Center) for the benefit of the senior center.

For more about the Visual Art League of Lewisville‏, see http://visualartleague.org/

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