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

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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 already members of VAST can join for as little as $35 on the day entries are accepted.
Membership information:  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
PROSPECTUS:
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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LGAA 2017 Spring Membership Show Award Winners

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Reception was held Saturday, March 11 at 6:30 P.M at the Shanley House, 224 North Travis, Granbury, TX 76048

The show runs from March 11 until April 29, 2017. Come and support L.G.A.A.

Lake Granbury Art Association

http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/


LGAA SPRING SHOW WINNERS
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Bob Cook’s Best of Show Long Time Passing II

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HONORABLE MENTION – Kathy Yoder – Ami
HONORABLE MENTIONO – Valarie Cranston – Fall Rain
HONORABLE MENTION – Cheryl Lee Moore – Bubble Bath
HONORABLE MENTION – Rebecca Zook – Spellbound
AWARD OF ACHIEVEMENT – Colleen Erickson – Mako Island Boats
AWARD OF ACHIEVEMENT – Ed Phillips – Final Resting Place
AWARD OF ACHIEVEMENT – Pam Schultz – Jim Stewart in Plein Air
AWARD OF ACHIEVEMENT – Diane Coble – In the Heat of the Day
SPECIAL JUROR’S AWARD – Phyllis Webster – Raye of Sunshine
SPECIAL JUROR’S AWARD – Telise Roldev – New Beginnings
SPECIAL JUROR’S AWARD – Cynthia Ross – Checkers
SPECIAL JUROR’S AWARD – Marilyn Haskins – Rounding the Buoy
AWARD OF EXCELLLENCE – Kay Wirz – Chairs
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – Mary Ann White – Kimmee
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – Van Johnson – They’re Getting Away
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – Pam Tullos – How ‘Bout Them Cowgirls

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Announcing PASW 2017 Award Winners

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This past weekend in Dallas was the opening reception for PASW 2017 and if you couldn’t make it, you missed a bunch of fun!  We’re so pleased to announce the Plein Air Southwest Salon award winners.  Thanks to our Juror, Kenn Erroll Backhaus – his was a daunting task; only 23 paintings out of the 201 exhibited could receive an award.  In addition to the juror’s selections, there was an Artist’s Choice, and a People’s Choice award.

 

Congratulations to all the PASW artists – and a BIG shout out to the winners!

Kenn Bachaus, judge for this year’s event, chose 25 winners from the 217 entries. There were 88 participating artists from 19 states. In addition, the Artists’ Choice winner was chosen from the quick-draw entries. Show entries can be seen at the following link:

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Best in Show, John P. Lasater IV
Award of Excellence, Diane Frossard
Award of Excellence, Jason Sacran
Award of Excellence, Ned Mueller
Award of Excellence, John Pototschnik
Award of Excellence, Nancy Boren
Artists’ Choice, Quick Paint, Carol Devereaux
Award of Merit, Fran Ellisor
Award of Merit, Rusty Jones
Award of Merit, Patrick Saunders
Award of Merit, Robert Simone
Award of Merit, Jane Chapin
Award of Merit, Spencer Meager
Honorable Mention, Lawrence Rudolech
Honorable Mention, Tina Bohlman
Honorable Mention, Ann Larsen
Honorable Mention, Kaye Franklin
Honorable Mention, Ted Clemens
Honorable Mention, Ann Hardy
Honorable Mention, R. Gregory Summers
Honorable Mention, Kent Brewer
Honorable Mention, Richard Sneary
Honorable Mention, Lon Brauer
Honorable Mention, Elaine Monnig
People’s Choice, Lon Brauer

See the winning paintings at the link below:

PASW 2017 Winners

 

See all the entries at this link:

PASW Salon 2017 Entries

 

 

 

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The Richard Brettell Award in the Arts April 11-13

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The Richard Brettell Award in the Arts at UT Dallas, established in 2016 with an endowment from Mrs. Eugene McDermott, recognizes the essential and fundamental role in the arts in the life of the university. The award honors an artist working in or between any of the broad spectrum of artistic endeavors, including the visual arts, music, literature, performance, and architecture/design.

Given every other year, the award consists of a prize of $150,000 and a week’s residence on the UT Dallas campus and in Dallas, during which the awardee will present a major public lecture and interact in a variety of venues with the students, staff and faculty of UT Dallas and with the larger arts community of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.

Prospective awardees will be nominated by the Brettell Award Advisory Committee, composed of international leaders in arts and culture, with the selection of the awardee being made by an Executive Committee composed of university and community leaders.

The concept of the Brettell Award is inspired by the Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT, created by the McDermott Family at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1974. The MIT McDermott Award is also made every other year, and it is planned to schedule the two events in alternating years.

Save the Date

Join us for public lectures and a forum that will feature the first recipient of the Brettell Award:

Tuesday, April 11, 4 p.m.
Lecture by the Brettell Award winner
The University of Texas at Dallas

Wednesday, April 12, 5 p.m.
Public forum, followed by reception
Nasher Sculpture Center

Thursday, April 13, 2 p.m.
Lecture by the Brettell Award winner
The University of Texas at Dallas

Details will follow after an official announcement of the awardee in the Dallas Morning News on April 9.

RSVP for events with Pierrette Lacour pierret@utdallas.edu.

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First Fridays: 2017 CARA Awards honoring Terry Nobles May 5

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Friday, May 5, 6-8 PM, $30, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

Since 1974, the Community Arts Recognition Award (CARA) honors those who have significantly enhanced the cultural life and status of Denton through outstanding achievement in the field of fine arts or for service to the arts in the community. Join us as we celebrate the contributions of Terry Nobles to the arts of Denton. Hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine included. Tickets available online at dentonarts.com or call 940.382.2787.  

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Artists ’Round Texas 15th Small Works Juried Art Show call for entries

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April 15 – June 3, 2017

SHOW VENUE & DELIVERY OF ART
Rowlett Annex Conference Bldg
4004 Main, Rowlett – Behind Rowlett City Hall

Prospectus: http://www.artistsroundtx.org/entry%20Form%202017%20Small%20Works.pdf

or entry Form 2017 Small Works

Eligibility: Open to all artists 16 years of age and older
Take-in/Pay entry fee: Sat. April 8 (10am -12noon)
Hanging & Setup after take-in.

CASH AWARDS TOTALING AT LEAST $1,000
Juror:Ted Clemens, Figurative and Landscape Artist
Reception: Saturday, April 15, 2-4pm
Take Down/Pickup – Saturday, June 3, 10-11 am

ENTRY FEES
• A.R.T. MEMBERS – 5 entries for $25.00. $5.00 for each
addiitonal entry.
• NON-MEMBERS – 5 entries for $35.00. $10.00 for each additional
entry. Make checks payable to: Artists ’Round Texas.
Artists may join ART at take-in for reduced entry fees.

Membership Fees
• Seniors (65 & over) $25.00/yr. • Spouse – $15.00/yr
• Contributing – $50.00/yr • Life Member – $300.00

LIABILITY: Artists are responsible for insurance coverage. All
due care will be taken with entries, and artist understands neither
A.R.T., nor the City of Rowlett can be held responsible for
loss or damage to work submitted. A.R.T. reserves the right to
refuse any art not meeting eligibility requirements and/or any
art with content considered unsuitable for this public exhibit.
No art can be removed before end of show.

SALES: Artists handle their own sales. Price of art and artist
contact numbers will be included in the show. ALL art is to
remain until the end of the show, including sold art. Any art
removed prior to closing without approval could eliminate
artist’s participation in next small works show.

PUBLICITY: It is understood, by the artists, that you agree to
the use of your art for marketing and promotion for this event.

• Pickup: Art left more than five days after pickup date will be
charged a $5.00 storage fee per day.

For questions call: 972-475-1836, visit club FaceBook page, or
www.artistsroundtx.org

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2017 Town of Fairview Art Show urgent call for entries

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The Town of Fairview Art Show will be held over the weekend of April 21 to 23 in The Village at Fairview shopping center located at the intersection of Stacy Road and U.S. 75 in Fairview. The show’s awards reception will take place on the afternoon of Sunday, April 23.

The deadline to submit paperwork and payment for our 2017 show is quickly approaching on Thursday, but the artwork itself is not due until April 18.

The show includes categories for adult artwork, an adult and student photography division, as well as four student artwork categories (Early Elementary, Intermediate, Middle and High Divisions). The artwork will be judged by a featured juror, artist Gary Joe Uribe

The show will feature cash prizes up to $500 for adult winners and medals for all divisions. I’ve attached a copy of the signup packet (Fairview Art Show 2017 Sign Up Packet Final), which can also be found on our website: fairviewtexas.org/art-show.

The deadline for paperwork and payment for the 2017 show is this Thursday, March 23. Art Committee members will be at Town Hall most of the deadline date (Thursday) to assist with paperwork questions. Town Hall closes promptly at 4:30 p.m., please arrive early to allow for payment processing as last year we had a large crowd at closing time. If needed, please see the entry packet for the late entry fee, late entry deadline and late entry rules. Remember, regardless of entry time the artwork itself will not be due until Tuesday, April 18.

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Trinity Arts Guild 2017 Juried Open Show entries due April 1st

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2017 Trinity Arts Guild Open Show

May 3 – June 10, 2017

Open to all area artists. Up to $3,00 in merchandise and prizes!

Categories:

  • Oil
  • Acrylics/Mixed Media
  • Watercolor/Inks
  • Dry Media
  • Three Dimensional

For prospectus and entry form see

https://www.trinityartsguild.net/prospectus-and-entry-forms

All accepted work must be presented to the Gallery between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Trinity Arts Guild Gallery Bedford Boys Ranch Park 2819 R.D. Hurt Parkway Bedford, TX 76021

Calendar:

  • April 1, 2017 Entries due. Email entries must be submitted by midnight. Hand delivered entries accepted 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Mailed entries must be postmarked on or before this date.
  • April 16, 2017 – Accepted entries will be posted on this website.
  • Monday May 1, 2017– 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Early drop off
  • May 2, 2017 – All accepted entries due at the Gallery for hanging.
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 – Show Opens
  • June 10, 2017 – Reception and Awards (close of Show 5:45 pm)

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Outdoor Painters Society’s Plein Air Southwest Salon

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The Artists Showplace Gallery is delighted to host one of the premier art events of the season. Plein Air Southwest Salon is a juried competition, exhibition and sale sponsored by the Outdoor Painters Society and showcased every April in Dallas. The annual event seeks to promote an appreciation for the process of en plen air, which is French for “in open air”. Most of the works were completed in a single painting session, painted outdoors on location, and are characterized by the bold use of color, design and the freshness of paint application.

The exhibit runs from April 8 to May 13. The opening reception and presentation of awards will take place on Saturday, April 8, from 3:00 to 6:00. On Sunday, April 9, the gallery will be open from 1:00 to 5:00, with artist demonstrations from 2:00 to 4:00.

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15615 Coit Road, Suite 230, Dallas, TX 75248

The Shops at Spanish Village   http://theartistsshowplace.com/

http://www.outdoorpainterssociety.com/

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Dallas Quilt Show March 10 -12 at Dallas Market Hall

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Dallas Quilt Show 2017
“Its a Charmed Life!”

March 10 – 12, 2017

Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Dallas Market Hall

 

 

http://www.quiltersguildofdallas.org/2016_show_event_home

This year, the Show Chair’s Theme is “It’s a Charmed Life!”

Charm Quilts have been around for over 150 years. They are referred to by many names: One Patch, indicating a single shape; Beggar, indicating that the quilter begged for fabric; and Odd-Feller, indicating no repeats in fabrics. Some very recognizable patterns include 1000 Pyramids, Grandmother’s Flower Garden, Apple Core and Postage Stamp.

For the purposes of the show theme category, here are the rules:

  • ONE SHAPE ONLY! You can use various sizes of the same shape in the quilt.
  • You can repeat fabrics in the quilt.
  • The edges of the quilt may have partial shapes where the sides were squared up, but the body of the quilt can have only one shape.
  • Borders and applique are allowed but should be an accent, not the focus.

Quilts can be one-person, two-person or group. Add a little charm to your life in 2017!


Sponsored by the Quilter’s Guild of Dallas

VENDORS

Show Location

Dallas Market Hall:
NW corner of I-35E and Market Center Blvd.

Parking: 2000 spaces and large parking garage.

CLICK HERE for Maps and further Directions.

Show Schedule

For details, CLICK HERE.

Thursday, March 9, 2017:Member Preview Party and Awards Ceremony, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

 

Friday, March 10, 2017:

  • Show open 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Appraisals by appointment
  • Personal Quilt Tours: 10:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM.
  • Lectures: CLICK HERE.
  • Demos: CLICK HERE.

 

Saturday, March 11, 2017:

  • Show open 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Appraisals by appointment
  • Personal Quilt Tours: 10:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM.
  • Live Miniature Quilt Auction: 1:30 PM in the demo area
  • Lectures: CLICK HERE.
  • Demos: CLICK HERE.

 

Sunday, March 12, 2017

  • Show open 12:00 noon to 5:00 PM
  • Appraisals by appointment
  • Demos: CLICK HERE.
  • Viewer’s Choice Award: 4:00 PM near front entrance
  • Winner of Raffle Quilt 2017: 4:00 PM near front entrance

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2017 LGAA Spring Art Show Reception March 11

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Reception, Saturday, March 11 at 6:30 P.M at the Shanley House, 224 North Travis, Granbury, TX 76048

The show runs from March 11 until April 29, 2017. Come and support L.G.A.A.

Lake Granbury Art Association

http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/

A big THANK YOU to all the LGAA members that submitted work for the Spring Show Poster. You will see them hung around the historic square and around town. The decision was difficult and we were looking for work that paired up well visually with another piece. The decision was so difficult that we are going to use TWO posters this year. Congratulations to Pam Tullos, Telise Rodelv, James Stewart and Jill Randall.

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McKinney Juried Art Competition & Exhibition – $10,500 in Prizes

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The City of McKinney and McKinney Performing Arts Center is currently seeking submissions to our 6th Annual ‘Unique by Nature’ Juried Art Competition and Exhibition. This event was created to build a public and permanent art collection for the McKinney Performing Arts Center located in Historic Downtown McKinney.

Deadline: March 17,2017

Cash and purchase prizes totaling $10,500 will be distributed as follows:

  • One large scale work will be awarded an $8,000 Purchase Prize and will become part of MPAC’s permanent and public art collection. Eligible pieces must be 36″ or more in one dimension. To be considered for the Purchase Prize, artists must submit an online application. There is a $25 application fee to submit 3 works. All fees will be applied to prize pool and scholarships.
  • $2,500 in prize moneywill be divided among 5 works of art chosen by the judge including one Young Artist Award. Size restrictions apply. Artists interested in submitting work to be considered for the Cash Prize must deliver their submissions in person on Saturday, March 25. There is a $20 application fee to submit 2 works. All fees will be applied to prize pool and scholarships.

ONLINE FORM FOR PURCHASE PRIZE SUBMISSIONS

PROSPECTUS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Other Considerations:

  • 2017 Purchase Prize submissions will be juried by a four-person panel. 10 semi-finalists will be selected in consideration for the Purchase Prize.
  • Prize winners will be chosen by 2017 judge, Robert Jessup, Chair of the Department of Studio Art at UNT, College of Visual Arts & Design.
  • ‘Unique by Nature’ is open to professional and emerging artists who are legal residents of the United States and at some point have been residents of Texas.
  • Entrants must be at least 17 years of age by May 2017.
  • Artists may price their work for sale during the exhibit. Sales will be handled by MPAC minus a 25% commission. All commissions collected by McKinney Performing Arts Center will be used to purchase additional art work or to fund future competitions.
  • Staff and volunteers will use care in handling the work; however, we are not responsible for losses or damages. Artists may consider insuring their work based on its value.

2017 CALENDAR

Dec 30 – Online ‘Call for Artists’ Open – Purchase Prize entries only
Mar 17 – Online entry submission deadline at 7 p.m. – Purchase Prize entries only
Mar 23 – Notification of Finalists for Purchase Prize
Mar 25 – Delivery of work
Apr 1 – Awards Reception
Apr 1-22 – Exhibition
Apr 7-9 – Downtown McKinney’s Arts in Bloom – Spring Arts & Wine Festival
Apr 23 – Retrieve work

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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.  

http://www.tarleton.edu/LANGDONCENTER/rbae/index.html

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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Trinity Arts Guild 2017 Winter Members’ Juried Show closing Reception March 6

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“Embracing Exploration” is now on view through March 7th at Trinity Art Guild’s Gallery, located at 2819 R. D. Hurt Parkway, Bedford, TX  76021 (inside the Boys Ranch Park)

https://www.trinityartsguild.net

Monday, March 6, 2017 – Reception and awards 6:30 pm (prior to monthly meeting)
Embracing Exploration: This year’s show has a unique Challenge category: Art exploring subjects and art forms from around the world. It may include but is not limited to exotic animals, tribal art, oriental painting techniques or works from exotic locations.
Come on March 6th and see the show and the awards, plus watch a demo by Janice Krendick.
 
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ABOUT THE JUROR

Augie N’Kele, a U.S. citizen since 1995, was born in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa in 1953. His first exhibition was in Texas 1992.

A recommendation from the Dallas Museum of Art led to a PBS special, Art Journeys Gallery: Out of Africa into America, produced by the Art Museum of South Texas at Corpus Christi in 1997. The program was syndicated nationally on PBS stations and broadcast to schools via Satellite in the Classroom.

In 2003, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri invited N’Kele to lecture in conjunction with their exhibition, Art of the Lega: Meaning and Metaphor in Central Africa.

N’Kele has exhibited throughout Texas, Tennessee, North Carolina, Iowa, Nevada, Oklahoma and the country of Norway. He has also conducted artist residencies, working with students from kindergarten through college in Irving, Dallas, Southlake and Fort Worth. His most recent Residency was at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Ithaca University in New York included N’Kele on a list of 20th century African Americans who have made important contributions to the humanities for Forgotten Heritage, a series of sculptures with a historical theme.

Other honors and awards include:
Leadership Award, Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education, in recognition of outstanding accomplishments and contributions in art
Irving Black Arts Council’s People’s Choice Award
TCJC Art Interest Award for Sculpture

Selected Exhibitions Include:
Sioux City Art Center, Solo, Main Gallery, Sioux City, Iowa
Art Museum of South Texas at Corpus Christi, Texas
Irving Arts Center, Irving Texas
Ni unge kunstnere fra Hedmark, Norway
Stiftelsen 3,14/Hordaland International Gallery Bergen, Norway 1999
Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Ellen Noel Museum of the Permian Basin Odessa, Texas
Spirit Square, Charlotte, North Carolina
Saratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Mosaics Series, Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, Texas
Austin Peay University, Clarksville, Tennessee
Beni Cassell Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
Meadows Gallery SWAU, Keene, TX
On the Internet:

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Award Winners for the 30th Materials: Hard + Soft

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30th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition

https://dentonarts.com/materialshardandsoft

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Presented in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts
Opening Reception & Awards was Friday, February 3, 2017.

On view February 3 – May 6, 2017, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
$5 for public, FREE for GDAC members, students and children under 12
Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. Now in its 30th year, the exhibition opens to international artists as we celebrate the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. http://dentonarts.com

2017 Juror award winners

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$1,000 Ray & Georgia Gough Grand Prize Winner
Ann B. Coddington | Champaign, IL
twined linen, random woven caning, willow, twined reed, tumbleweed 15″ x 72″ x 12″

$750 Juror Prize Winner
Zoe Preece | Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, UK porcelain, wood

 

$500 Juror Prize Winner
Bumin Kim | Lewisville, TX
thread, wood, acrylic, paper 11″ x 7″ x 1.5″

 

$250 Juror Prize Winner
Özlem Ayse Özgür | Tucson, AZ
mixed media installation with ceramics, video, sound -dimensions vary

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Plano Art Association 2017 Juried Members’ Exhibit

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2017 PAA Juried Members’ Exhibit  
February 2017 Juried Show: 2D, 3D, Fabric, Photography or Print
Exhibit will be made up of an open call to all members.

Exhibit opens Tuesday, Feb. 14th and closes March 1st, 2017 at the PAA Gallery

Friday, February 24th Reception & Awards 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

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http://planoartassociation.org/  214-773-5696

PAA Gallery, 1013 15th Pl #105, Plano, TX 75074

Gallery Hours

Monday By Appointment Only

Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 

 

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Awards at the 2017 Granbury Camera Club Photography Show

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Best of Show Paul Zellers “Fun Pier Silhouette”

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Granbury Camera Club Photography Show! Runs through Feb 25th.

Best of Show: Paul Zellers, Fun Pier Silhouette

First Place: Sharon Sturgis, Mountain Man
Second Place: Melody Schotte, Flirty Eyes
Third Place: Roy O’Rear, Abandoned Hope

Excellence In Artistic Design: Don Mowrer, God’s Rays in the Redwoods

Honorable Mention: Paul Zellers for Trestle
Honorable Mention: Kerry Owen, Nesting Great Egret
Honorable Mention: Carol Sewell, Await His Master’s Voice

Merit:
April Davis for Majestic
Phyllis Webster for Flaming Feathers
Jeffrey Heyer for Dinner Interrupted
Pamela Steege for Slippery When Wet

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

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2017 Texas & Neighbors Regional Exhibition – $9,000 in prizes – deadline Feb. 1st

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The annual TxN exhibit is back for its 32nd year! This prestigious five-state competition pulls entries representative of the the best of American art. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center.

The 2017 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition is open to all artists 18 and older living in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Up to three works of art may be entered by an artist for an entry fee of $40 ($35 for IAA members).$9.000 in prizes! Artists may also earn signature status by exhibiting in five shows. Juror for the 2017 exhibition is Michael Holter. Deadline is Feb. 1, 2017

See the official Texas & Neighbors website at texasandneighbors.com for the prospectus and online registration form. Printable version of prospectus: 2017txnprospectusweb.

Subscribe to the TxN mailing list.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 

All events will take place at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062.
Visit www.lrvingArtsCenter.com for directions

  • Deadline for entries                     Wednesday, February 1, 2017
  • Notification of acceptance             February 20, 2017
  • Shipped paintings arrive                March 6 -10, 2017
  • Hand deliveries                              Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Juror talk & Reception                   Saturday, March 11, 2017 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Exhibit dates                                APRIL 29 – JUNE 3, 2017
  • Reception & Awards Ceremony    Sunday, April 30, 2017 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Strike                                             Sunday, June 4, 2017 1:00 -5:00 pm

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Sedrick Huckaby named 2016 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award Winner

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MEADOWS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES

2016 MOSS/CHUMLEY ARTIST AWARD WINNER SEDRICK HUCKABY

Dallas, TX—January 20, 2017—The Meadows Museum at SMU announces that Sedrick Huckaby has won the 2016 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award. The award is given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least ten years and has established a proven track record as a community advocate for the visual arts. Huckaby received the award last night at a private reception held at the Museum; his portrait Rising, Sonny, Son (2014) will be on view at the Museum through February 12.

“Huckaby is both interpreter and innovator. His portraits reveal a deep knowledge of a centuries-old painting tradition that, through depicting his own reality, Huckaby has made into an art that is truly authentic to him,“ said Nicole Atzbach, Meadows Museum curator and chair of the jury panel.

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This year’s Moss/Chumley Award winner is a Fort Worth native known for large-scale paintings incorporating a thick, impasto technique. Drawing inspiration from his African-American roots, his subject matter has shifted over the years from paintings of traditional quilts to insightful portraits of himself, family and friends. His latest work, incorporating mixed media, delves into the subject of incarceration. His self-portrait Sedrick, Sed, Daddy (2014) was a finalist in the distinguished 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition at the National Portrait Gallery, in Washington, DC, and featured in the competition’s resulting exhibition The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today. Huckaby’s recent solo exhibitions include Sedrick Huckaby, Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, Texas (2016); Sedrick Huckaby: The 99%, UNT ArtSpace Dallas, University of North Texas, Dallas, Texas (2015); and Just A Few Patches, Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas (2014). He has exhibited at art fairs in Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Cleveland and Chicago. His work can be found in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others.

Jury member Joan Davidow, director emerita of the Dallas Contemporary, commented, “I’ve watched his work mature in the years since his solo show as part of our Mix! Series. Those early patchwork quilt paintings were luscious! The work was personal, energetic and fresh…and I learned he was a lovely human being to boot. He deserved to be seen.” David Leggett, another jury member, as well as the Meadows Museum’s membership manager and a practicing artist, said, “For me his work has a colorful warmth. It is not only beautiful (especially his quilts and the familiar legacy he paints with regard to quilts), but his latest work If Perhaps by Chance, I Find Myself Encaged (2016) seizes the social-political struggles and issues of today. His work may be autobiographical but it’s also relevant.”

The Moss/Chumley Award was founded to recognize not only talented artists living in North Texas, but also to acknowledge those who have proven track records as community advocates for the arts. Huckaby consistently works to cultivate and encourage young artists by leading workshops for high school and community college students, performing speaking engagements at local schools, and serving as a juror or judge at student art shows. His community involvement also extends to ACT-SO (Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics), The KEEN Group, Imagination Celebration, and the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center.

At the reception Huckaby remarked, “I am humbled to be the recipient of the Moss/Chumley award because it is an award that is not just based on the merit of the work, but also on the merit of the person.”

Sedrick Huckaby obtained a bachelor of fine arts degree from Boston University and a master of fine arts degree from Yale University. Upon graduation, Huckaby was the recipient of numerous awards and honors. With funds from the Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship, Huckaby was able to travel the U.S. and abroad studying the works of Henry Tanner. Huckaby returned from European travels in 2001, and after settling back into his home town of Fort Worth, he began to work and teach there. Winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, he is presently assistant professor of painting in the Art Department of the University of Texas at Arlington.

The jury for the 2016 Moss/Chumley award included Atzbach and Leggett as noted above; Danielle Avram, freelance arts writer and gallery director, Texas Woman’s University;  Joan Davidow, co-director, SITE131 and director emerita, Dallas Contemporary; Shelley DeMaria, curatorial assistant, Meadows Museum; Heyd Fontenot, artist and former director of Central Trak; and Annette Lawrence, 2015 winner of the Moss/Chumley Award and professor and chair of studio art, University of North Texas.

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Moss/Chumley Memorial Fund and Artist Award

The Moss/Chumley Memorial Fund was created in 1989 by Frank Moss and the Meadows Museum as a tribute to Jim Chumley; Moss’s name was added to the fund upon his death in 1991. Moss and Chumley were two Dallas art dealers who made outstanding contributions to the visual arts in North Texas during the 1980s. The pair operated the Nimbus Gallery on Routh Street from 1980 to 1987 and the Moss/Chumley Gallery at the Crescent Court from 1986 to 1989, where they showcased numerous new artists.

 

Established in 1995, the Moss/Chumley Artist Award is given in their memory.  The award—which carries a cash prize of $2,500—is open to artists working in any medium who live in one of the eleven North Texas counties: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant and Wise.

Past recipients have included Isabelle duToit, Juliette McCullough, Catherine Chauvin, Kaleta Doolin, David Dreyer, Susan Kae Grant, David Hickman, Tracy Hicks, Stephen Lapthisophon, Darryl Lauster, David McCullough, Bob Nunn, Sherry Owens, Ludwig Schwarz, Noah Simblist, Janet Tyson, Marie Van Arsdale, Mary Vernon, Marilyn Waligore and Christopher Blay.

About the Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum is the leading U.S. institution focused on the study and presentation of the art of Spain. In 1962, Dallas businessman and philanthropist Algur H. Meadows donated his private collection of Spanish paintings, as well as funds to start a museum, to Southern Methodist University. The Museum opened to the public in 1965, marking the first step in fulfilling Meadows’s vision to create “a small Prado for Texas.”

Today, the Meadows is home to one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain. The collection spans from the 10th to the 21st centuries and includes medieval objects, Renaissance and Baroque sculptures, and major paintings by Golden Age and modern masters. Since 2010 the Museum has been engaged in a multidimensional partnership with the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, which has included the exchange of scholarship, exhibitions, works of art and other resources.

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Granbury Camera Club: 2017 Annual Photography Show & Sale

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2017 Annual Photography Show 

JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 25, 2017
Of The Lake Granbury Art Association
2017 Photography Show & Sale
Turn-in: Saturday, January 21, 8 a.m. – Noon
Non-Accepted Entries must be picked up 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. Jan. 21
The Shanley House, 224 N. Travis St., Granbury, TX
Show Dates: Opening Night Reception & Awards, The Shanley, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 28
End of Show: Saturday, February 25, 8 p.m.
Pick Up Photography: Saturday 8 p.m. Feb. 25 &
Sunday, Feb. 26, Noon – 4 p.m.

 

 


 

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Call for Entries

Photo Turn In: Saturday, Jan. 21, 8 a.m.-Noon

* CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF *
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A DOWNLOAD button should appear in the upper righthand side of the Dropbox website. You may be prompted to sign up for an account. Just choose the NO option and proceed from there.

Show Rules for the 2017 Photography Show hosted by Granbury Camera Club are available as a PDF via the link above.

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Raw Talent: 500X College Expo deadline Jan. 29

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Raw Talent: 500X College Expo
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
 
2017 College Expo
Opening Saturday, February 18th 7-10pm
Juried by Danielle Avram
Submissions Deadline: January 29th, 2017
About College Expo
500X Gallery, Texas’ oldest artist-run space, continues our annual juried show for college students!
Like the annual Expo juried show, 2017 College Expo aims to bring together artists from around the state. The exhibition offers college students an opportunity to enter into a dialogue with their Texas-based counterparts and to see work by their colleagues at other institutions. The exhibition will offer visitors an overview of the variety of perspectives that exist throughout colleges and universities in Texas.
 
The Rules
  • To submit work, please visit http://500x.slideroom.com
  • The exhibition is open to all artists enrolled in college-level courses in Texas.
  • The entry fee is $30 for up to 3 images (includes details of work).
  • All visual media are eligible, including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, installation   and video (artist must supply all required electronic equipment).
  • Artists will be notified via email Tuesday, Feb. 5th, if the work has been accepted into the exhibition. If you do not receive an email, your work has not been accepted.
  • All work must be picked up by March 13th . $50 storage charge for work left after this date.
 
The Exhibition
 
  • Work must be exhibition ready (with securely attached D-rings, cleats, etc). Works without hanging hardware- even if accepted by the juror- will NOT be accepted for the exhibition, and there will be no refund of the entry fee.
  • Complex installations will be considered only if the artist is available to install.
  • During drop-off, accepted entrants must show a current student ID.
  • Securely label each work with your name, title of work, media, dimensions, date of                 execution, and price. You will be asked to fill out a form with this information for our records again on site.
  • The gallery retains a 40% commission on all artwork sold during the exhibition.

 

Calendar
  • January 29th: Submission of work due online at http://500x.slideroom.com
  • February 5th: Accepted artists notified
  • February 11th and 12th2-5 pm: Artists drop-off work
  • February 18, 7-10 pm: Opening Reception
  • March 12th: Exhibition Ends
  • March 12th & 13th: Artists Pick-Up Work
500X Gallery, 500 Expositon Ave., Dallas, TX 75226

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VAGF Call for entries – Fresh Start 2017

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This is a call for all artists to submit their artworks for our upcoming show titled Fresh Start for the year 2017 to be held from February 19th through March 26th.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography Mixed Media, and Sculpture. Subject matter is open. All works should be artists original creation. If interested, send completed submission form with up to 3 images of your artworks as JPEG to exhibits@vagf.org for consideration by Sunday, February 5th. Include dimensions, medium, title and sale price for each submitted work. Please make sure that submitted artworks haven’t previously been exhibited in a VAGF Show.

Please see our website vagf.org for more details and for downloading a submission form. Show is free for VAGF members. Join VAGF now for only $35 to receive members benefits throughout 2017! https://vagf.org/membership/

If you have any questions feel free to drop an email at exhibits@vagf.org . We’ll try and get back to you at the earliest possible time.

Timeline for the show

  • Submission: Sunday, February 5
  • Acceptance: Sunday, February 12
  • Take-in : Sunday, February 19, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM
  • Opening Reception : Sunday, February 26, 6:00-8:00PM
  • Take-down : Sunday, March 26, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM

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Opening Reception for The Visual Arts Society of Texas’ 11th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition

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You are invited to the Opening Reception for the 11th Annual Visual Arts Society of Texas’ 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition
on January 13, 2017, from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Gough Gallery, in the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX, 76201

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, Texas to compete and show their work at the Gough Gallery in the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory, Denton, TX 76201.

Featured artists:
Carrie Adamson-Riefler, Sanger, TX
Ernie Benton, Justin, TX
Deborah Boschert, Lewisville, TX
Susan K. Boyle, Denton, TX
Eilene Carver, Flower Mound, TX
Gillian Chapura, Denton, TX
Susan Paulson Clark, Dallas, TX
Noriko DeWitt, McKinney, TX
Audrey Dreimiller, Denton, TX
Kathy Elliot, Garland, TX
Julie England, Dallas, TX
Mindy Faubion, Denton, TX
Curtis Frederick, Rockwall, TX
Mary Golden-Musick, Paris, TX
Lin Hampton, Denton, TX
Amy Jenkins, Saginaw, TX
Navneeta Khemka, Flower Mound, TX
Sudeep Kumar, Farmers Branch, TX
Tonya, Littmann, Denton, TX
Arianna Morales, Denton, TX
Teri Muse, Argyle, TX
Heather Pregger, Fort Worth, TX
Alfredo Santesteban, Lewisville, TX
Kimberly Schaefer, Denton, TX
Robert, Sparks, Denton, TX
Krispen Spencer, Denton, TX
Gary Uribe, Fort Worth, TX
Jo Williams, Denton, TX
R’Lene Winters, Flower Mound, TX
Deanna Wood, Denton, TX

About the Jurors:
Linda Ridgway (born 1947 in Jeffersonville, Indiana) creates poetic bronze wall reliefs that convey both autobiographical and cultural imagery. Although educated as a printmaker, Ridgway continues to experiment with the limits of various media to create work that remains intimate regardless of scale. Ridgway’s bronzes emerge from a two-dimensional template to become new spatial objects that elucidate the artist’s personal experiences.

Linda Ridgway received an M.F.A. from Tulane University, and a B.F.A. from the Louisville School of Art. She has participated in various solo and group exhibitions including Linda Ridgway: A Survey, Poetics of Form at the Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas and the Dallas Museum of Art, Texas in 1997-98; and One Hundred Years: The Permanent Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas in 2002.
John Alexander Taylor received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Kansas City Art Institute and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Dallas. He has exhibited throughout Texas and the United States. Taylor is Adjunct Professor in printmaking at Cedar Valley College, and has taught at Southeast Tarrant College, Southern Methodist University, and others in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He was a member of 500X Gallery and currently exhibits at RO2 Gallery. He served as a representative of the Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas, where he moderated a panel discussion on the future of printmaking in the DFW area.
Taylor’s work incorporates the style of large vinyl murals, prints, and photography. It reflects his many interests in urban landscape at the turn of the 20th century – architecture that is constructed and arranged with modern elements. He creates large wall murals using commercial materials such as vinyl, wood, paint, and illumination. By demonstrating his love of teaching and the joy of making his own art, he pushes students to find their own artistic voice and take on the challenge of being an artist.

The exhibition is on display from January 13 – February 25, 2017

Gallery Hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am – 9:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday and Monday: Closed

CONTACT INFORMATION
Teri Muse, Exhibition Chair
940-390-1519
Deanna Wood, Vice President of Exhibitions
972-345-9968
VASTarts125@gmail.com

Visual Arts Society of Texas
PO Box 1281
Denton, TX 76202
www.VASTarts.org

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30th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition Opening Reception Feb. 3

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30th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition


Presented in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts
Opening Reception, Friday, February 3, 2017, 6-8 PM, Juror Awards at 6:45 PM

On view February 3 – May 6, 2017, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
$5 for public, FREE for GDAC members, students and children under 12
Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. Now in its 30th year, the exhibition opens to international artists as we celebrate the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. http://dentonarts.com

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“20 Under 20” Juried Art Exhibit awards reception Jan. 12 at Blue House Too

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“20 Under 20”

Juried Art Exhibit

Blue House Too

The Allen Arts Alliance is proud to present the 2nd Annual “20 under 20”., juried art exhibit showcasing 20 emerging artists under the age of 20. The exhibit will be on display at the Allen Arts Alliance Blue House Too Artspace in Watters Creek from January 13 through February 11, 2017.

The Arts Alliance received submissions of original artwork from 85 emerging young, artists under the age of 20 from throughout Collin County. The 208 submissions have been reviewed by a jury panel and the 50 selected pieces will be unveiled at an opening reception on January 12, 2017 at Blue House Too ArtSpace from 6 to 8 p.m. The selected artists, listed below, will be present.

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Anna Rose Redman, Lovejoy High School
Anukriti Singh, Allen High School
Austin Galletti, Allen High School
Charissa Zou, Plano West Senior High School
Elijah Ruhala, Lovejoy High School
Emma Brown, Plano West Senior High School
Frances Wu, Plano West Senior High School
Grace Swierenga, Allen High School
Ira Gulati, Plano West Senior High
Isabella Vivas, Plano West Senior High School
Jolene Limqueco, Plano East Senior High School
Kai A. Snowden, Heritage High School
Karen Lin, Plano West Senior High School
Kate Walker, Allen High School
Katherine Kabel, Plano West Senior High School
Leticia Li, Allen High School
Ritika Diddi Allen High School
Sunny Li, Allen High School
Taylor Lacey, Plano West Senior High School
Laura Timaran, Plano East Senior High School
At the opening artists’ reception the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prize winners will be announced. The cash prizes are funded this year through the Allen Arts Alliance partnership with Kendra Scott/Kendra Gives Back, an evening designed to support the work of the Allen Arts Alliance which was hosted at the Watters Creek store last fall.

For more information visit: allenartsalliance.org

 

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TAG “Embracing Exploration” Show call for entries

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The 2017 Trinity Arts Guild Winter Members’ Juried Show challenge theme is “Embracing Exploration”. Up to $1,200 in prizes and cash awards. 

Prospectus: embracing-exploration

All entries must be presented to the Gallery between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Registration may be either in person on Feb. 7 or prior online. See Calendar of events for early entry options. Online registration and information:  http://www.trinityartsguild.net/prospectus-and-entry-forms

Location: Trinity Arts Guild Gallery Bedford Boys Ranch Park 2819 R.D. Hurt Parkway Bedford, TX 76021

Entry and Payment: First 3 entries for TAG members is $35 Non-members may pay dues and entry fees to enter the show. Each additional entry up to 6 total entries is $5,

Categories:
1. Works on Canvas or Hardboard
2. Works on Paper or Yupo
3. Three Dimensional Special recognition may be given for an entry in the Three Dimensional category if it also embraces the challenge.

Challenge Category 4. Embracing Exploration This entry should explore subjects or art forms from around the world. It may include but is not limited to exotic animals, tribal art, oriental painting techniques or works from exotic locations. Each entry must include a written artist statement about the work. The artist statement should be mounted on an 8”x10” mat board or framed to be hung with your artwork.

Calendar of Events

 Saturday, February 4, 2017 – 9:30 am to 11:00 am Early Drop off .
 Monday, February 6, 2017 – 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm Early Drop off (Early entries dropped off on Monday night must be pre-registered on-line.)
 Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Registration and Drop off for the Embracing Exploration Show. No late entries will be accepted.
 Wednesday, February 8, 2017 – Show Opens
 Monday, March 6, 2017 – Reception and awards 6:30 pm (prior to monthly meeting)
 Tuesday, March 7, 2017 – Close of Show – all work must be picked up.

 

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Dr. Mark Roglán Honored at 28th Annual Obelisk Awards

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Each year, The Obelisk Awards recognize the extraordinary achievements that can be obtained when commerce and culture unite.

Congratulations Dr. Mark A. Roglán
The Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum

Inaugural Recipient
“Visionary Nonprofit Arts Leader”

Pictured above with Kevin Hurst, Neiman Marcus Director of Charitable Giving and
Co-chair of the 28th Annual Obelisk Awards Luncheon.
Learn More

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VAST presents the 11th annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition Jan. 13

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VAST presents the 11th annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition
Opening Reception, Friday, January 13, 2017, 5:30-7:30 PM


On view January 14 – February 25, 2017, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Free
The Visual Arts Society of Texas presents this exhibition to reinstate their long tradition of showcasing 2D and 3D juried art work from DFW to southern Oklahoma. Artists living within 125 miles of Denton, TX are eligible to enter this exhibition. Learn more at vastarts.org

 

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CADD announces CADDfund 2017

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Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Present
 
CADD FUNd 2017
 
Sunday, March 5th, 5:00 – 7:30 pm
 
3015 AT TRINITY GROVES
3015 Gulden Lane
Dallas, TX 75212

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas will again celebrate creativity and community with a Sunday Soup Supper onMarch 5th at 3015 at Trinity Groves. CADD FUNd 2017 will be a fun, fast-paced evening of sharing innovative ideas about potential artistic projects. CADD FUNd 2017 will make possible a high-impact idea that needs the support of the DFW arts community.

The idea for the annual CADD FUNd was inspired by similar events throughout the United States such as Feast in Brooklyn, Incubate in Chicago and Spread in Santa Fe. Over the past several years, numerous organizations have taken the basic premise of a Sunday soup dinner – collect creative proposals, invite the public to pay, eat, and listen, and then democratically vote for a winner – and adapted it to their own local purposes.

This year’s CADD FUNd will be awarded to a current or previous B.A, B.F.A., M.A. or M.F.A. graduate or candidate from an institution within 100 miles of Dallas. Six finalists will be selected from all of the applicants by three esteemed jurors to be announced soon. (Past jurors included: Gabriel Ritter, Judy Deaton, William Rudolph, Michael Mazurak, Jed Morse and Justine Ludwig.)

During the event on March 5th, the finalists will present short proposals for original and yet-to-be-realized new projects. Members of the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions and then the audience participants will vote for their favorite project. After a short recess to tally the votes, the winner of CADD FUNd 2017 will be announced!

The CADD FUNd is $2500 – $7500 + and beyond. Funds are raised by ticket sales and will go to the winner chosen by the audience. Tickets are $40 per person and will go on sale in January. Tickets will not be available at the door. In an effort to make CADD FUNd 2017 as accessible as possible for the students and artists, $10 of each ticket sold will be applied to jurors’ fees and administrative costs in lieu of charging application fees.

The 2015 CADD FUNd was awarded to Rachel Rushing for her project- Sunset Art Studios: An Oak Cliff artist run studio and exhibition space. Named for the former Sunset Streetcar Line, Sunset Art Studios is a culturally invested art space. A group of local artists develop their work while providing the surrounding community opportunities to directly engage in the process of art. Ms. Rushing will give a short presentation at the event about her project, Sunset Art Studios.

While CADD FUNd is about raising much-needed cash, we hope that it will also be a forum to discuss the many other needs and resources that help make projects happen.

ABOUT CADD – Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas (CADD) is a non-profit membership organization of galleries formed in 2006 for the purpose of promoting the advancement of contemporary art on all levels. Members are committed to represent the highest standards of contemporary art, while recognizing the importance of integrity and responsibility in working with artists, collectors, museum professionals, and the cultural community of Dallas.

Each year CADD offers a Scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. The Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a Fine Arts degree at an accredited university or art institute. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, equipment, travel, and/or supplies assisting the student in their academic endeavors. Proceeds from CADD events assists with the CADD Scholarship and CADD Educational Programs.

Apply for CADDfund 2017

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas | 1845 Levee Street #100, Dallas, TX 75207

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SWA 2016 Membership Show Awards

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Society of Watercolor Artists 2016 Juried Membership Exhibition

The show is currently on view at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center through December 28th, 2016. Don’t miss it – it’s spectacular! The SWA show includes all types of watermedia.

The awards were announced at the Reception on December 2. For images of the winning paintings, click here.

Awards

Society of Watercolor Artists
2016 Juried Membership Exhibition Awards

2016 George Grant Tribute Award
Best of Show
Muriel Mimura
Alma with Monarchs

2nd Place
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Family Foto

3rd Place
Elaine Jary
Late Afternoon Egret

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

Lynne Buchanan
Every Single Time

Robert Cook
Lake Nocturne

Nancy Mass
Chisos Mountains

Suzy Powell
Keri’s Jacks

AWARDS OF ACHIEVEMENT

Denis Benjamin
Red Onions

Robbie Fitzpatrick
Dressage Diva

Hugh Heaton
Lost Woman

Dawn Kerbs
Stickin’ Your Neck Out

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Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition call for entries – $9,000 in prizes

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The annual TxN exhibit is back for its 32nd year! This prestigious five-state competition pulls entries representative of the the best of American art. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center.

The 2017 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition is open to all artists 18 and older living in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Up to three works of art may be entered by an artist for an entry fee of $40 ($35 for IAA members).$9.000 in prizes! Artists may also earn signature status by exhibiting in five shows. Juror for the 2017 exhibition is Michael Holter. Deadline is Feb. 1, 2017

See the official Texas & Neighbors website at texasandneighbors.com for the prospectus and online registration form. Printable version of prospectus: 2017txnprospectusweb.

Subscribe to the TxN mailing list.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 

All events will take place at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062.
Visit www.lrvingArtsCenter.com for directions

  • Deadline for entries                     Wednesday, February 1, 2017
  • Notification of acceptance             February 20, 2017
  • Shipped paintings arrive                March 6 -10, 2017
  • Hand deliveries                              Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Juror talk & Reception                   Saturday, March 11, 2017 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Exhibit dates                                APRIL 29 – JUNE 3, 2017
  • Reception & Awards Ceremony    Sunday, April 30, 2017 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Strike                                             Sunday, June 4, 2017 1:00 -5:00 pm

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Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017 with juror Benito Huerta

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Texas National 2017 Art Competition & Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: April 8 – June 10, 2017.  

DEADLINE January 22, 2017                        

The Juror: Benito Huerta

Awards: 1st – $2,000; 2nd – $1,000; 3rd – $500; Honorable Mentions

Eligibility: TEXAS NATIONAL COMPETITION & EXHIBITION 2017 is open to all artists working in the United States. Works may be of any medium (except video and performance). All works must be original and completed within THE LAST TWO YEARS. Works too old or two large will be disqualified. No previously submitted works will be accepted. All works must be available through the entire run of the show. Do not submit works for jury that might be sold before or shown elsewhere during the TEXAS NATIONAL 2017 show time frame. Deadline for entries is January 22, 2017. Visit us at: http://www.art.sfasu.edu/cole, or apply on line at: https://www.callforentry.org/ and search for Texas National. Questions? email us at sfaartgalleries@sfasu.edu, or call 936-468-1131.

f you require additional information regarding TEXAS NATIONAL, e-mail us at sfaartgalleries@sfasu.edu

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AS SOME THINGS HAVE CHANGED. Size Limitations: Two-dimensional works, when displayed, cannot exceed 48” in height or width, including frame. Three-dimensional works cannot exceed 60” in height, 24” in width, and 24” in depth. If a separate pedestal is sent with the work, the total height, including the pedestal, must not exceed 60”.  The weight limitation of each crated or packaged work must not exceed 50 lbs. Deadline for entries is January 22, 2017.

Entry Fee and Procedures: One, two or three digital images may be submitted via CaFÉ for $35 entry fee at https://www.callforentry.org. Secure credit card payments can be made through CaFÉ.

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2016 ECAA Membership Show Winners

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Best of Show – Tina Bohlman

Wet Media: Level I

First Place – Jeff Ott

Second Place – Steve Miller

Third Place – Olivette Hubler

Third Place – Burl Sloan

Honorable Mention –

Brenda Klein

Honorable Mention –

Candace Faber

Honorable Mention –

Jana Jennings

Wet Media: Level II

First Place – Mary Brooks

Second Place –

Audrey McCullough

Honorable Mention –

Brandon Richards

Honorable Mention –

Pam Briden

Dry Media

First Place – Ruben Contreras

Second Place – Donna Miller

Third Place – Stan Smith

Honorable Mention –

David Harper

Honorable Mention –

Katrina Rabien

 

ELLIS COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 2064 – Waxahachie, TX 75168

972-937-3414 ecaa@elliscountyart.net

www.elliscountyart.net

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SWA Membership Exhibition reception & awards Dec. 2 in Fort Worth

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You are invited to our reception on Friday, December 2nd in Fort Worth! The Society of Watercolor Artists is the only organization in Tarrant County exclusively for water media. Formed in 1981, SWA hosts 2 juried exhibitions each year–an international Spring event and the Membership Show. The group has monthly meetings usually on the third Monday evening when an art demostration is shared with those attending. The 2016 Juried Membership Exhibition highlights the talent of it members, primarily from Fort Worth and North Texas area.  Many SWA members are known nationally for their work, and some routinely exhibit in international venues.

Come see the best of watercolor at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center during the month of December. The SWA show juror is Nancy Lamb, a well-known local artist.The exhibition will be available for viewing from the 2nd of December to the end of the month. The FWCAC hosts a huge reception Friday, 2 December from 6-9pm.

The SWA Awards announcements will be made that evening and all are invited. The prize fund for the show is $4000 in cash and merchandise. More about SWA can be found on the website: www.swawatercolor.com. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SocietyOfWatercolorArtists/

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Meadows Museum Accepting Applications for 2016 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award

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APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED!
Applications are being accepted through December 7 for the 2016 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award. Learn More

DALLAS (SMU), October 17, 2016—The Meadows Museum at SMU is accepting applications now through November 30, 2016, from area artists for the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award. The award is given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least ten years and who has a proven track record as an active community advocate for the visual arts. The cash prize for the award is $2,500.  The competition is accepting entries in the genres of drawing, painting, sculpture, assemblage, construction, video, photography, performance, and installation. To be eligible, an artist must reside in one of the following North Texas counties: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, or Wise. To enter, visit www.meadowsmuseumdallas.org/Moss_Chumley.htm to download an application.  For questions, contact Nicole Atzbach (214-768-4490; natzbach@smu.edu) or Shelley DeMaria(214-768-4246; sdemaria@smu.edu).

The following individuals have been named to the jury for the 2016 award:

Danielle Avram, freelance arts writer and gallery director, Texas Woman’s University

Joan Davidow, co-director, SITE131; director emerita, Dallas Contemporary

Heyd Fontenot, artist and director of Central Trak: The UT Dallas Artists Residency

Annette Lawrence, professor/chair of studio art, University of North Texas; 2015 Moss Chumley recipient

Shelley DeMaria, curatorial assistant, Meadows Museum, SMU

David Leggett, photographer and membership manager, Meadows Museum, SMU

Nicole Atzbach, curator, Meadows Museum, SMU

The Moss/Chumley Memorial Fund was begun in 1989 by Frank Moss and the Meadows Museum as a tribute to Jim Chumley; Moss’s name was added to the fund upon his death in 1991. Moss and Chumley were two Dallas art dealers who made outstanding contributions to the visual arts in North Texas during the 1980s. The pair operated the Nimbus Gallery on Routh Street from 1980 to 1987 and the Moss/Chumley Gallery at the Crescent Court from 1986 to 1989, where they showcased numerous new artists. Established in 1995, the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award is given in their memory.

The winner will be announced at a private museum event on January 26, 2017.

 

About the Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum is the leading U.S. institution focused on the study and presentation of the art of Spain. In 1962, Dallas businessman and philanthropist Algur H. Meadows donated his private collection of Spanish paintings, as well as funds to start a museum, to Southern Methodist University. The Museum opened to the public in 1965, marking the first step in fulfilling Meadows’s vision to create “a small Prado for Texas.”

Today, the Meadows is home to one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain. The collection spans from the 10th to the 21st centuries and includes medieval objects, Renaissance and Baroque sculptures, and major paintings by Golden Age and modern masters. Since 2010 the Museum has been engaged in a multidimensional partnership with the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, which has included the exchange of scholarship, exhibitions, works of art, and other resources.

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