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Dallas Arboretum Presents Artscape Fine Art and Craft Show on April 28 and 29

From April 28 to 29, the Dallas Arboretum hosts Artscape, a juried fine art and fine craft show and sale, that brings together nearly 100 outstanding artists from around the country. A special members preview will be held on April 27 before it opens to the public April 28 and 29. The blue ribbon jury panel, lead by art curator, Patricia Meadows, was impressed by the quality of the applications and expect Artscape to be one of the most prestigious and successful outdoor art shows this spring.

Artscape Chair Kaki Hopkins said, “Set amidst an explosion of spring color, Artscape is the perfect place to spend the weekend strolling through the gardens and shopping for artwork from these artists who are among the best in their fields. It is a fun and enriching time to be in Dallas for the whole family!”

The show features a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography, jewelry, glass, digital art, ceramics and more. The layout for the art fair is architect-designed for maximum visibility of artists and audience flow. Named by Architectural Digest as one of the “15 Most Breathtaking Botanical Gardens to Visit This Season,” the Arboretum is a perfect complement to the beautiful artwork selected for the show.

Delight in the joy of Artscape with something for all the senses:

  • Close to 100 professional artists showcasing their exceptional art in Pecan Grove;
  • Galleries at DeGolyer with top galleries exhibiting and selling art with 20% of sales benefiting the Arboretum;
  • A University Zone with regional university students and faculty showing and selling their art;
  • Art demonstrations by Dallas County Community College District students and faculty;
  • Live musical entertainment on stage with radio and TV personalities serving as emcees;
  • Food concessions, packaged treats, craft beer and winetastings;
  • A Children’s Art Escape, featuring hands-on art activities for the young to make and take, overseen by retired DISD art teachers;
  • Prize drawings on the hour every hour.

In addition to Artscape, guests will be able to enjoy the newest summer exhibit, Wind Sculptures in Motion: The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker, on display through July 31, presented by Reliant. Each piece of Whitaker’s artwork is organic in nature and responds to the changing currents of the wind, which provides each sculpture’s movement. The sculptures range in height from 5 to 27 feet, and 122 sculptures will be arranged artfully in groupings throughout the garden for viewing, and will be available to purchase.

 

Artscape admission is free for paid garden guests.

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. The Arboretum is open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for children 2-12 and free for Arboretum members and children under two. There is an additional cost of $3 per person for entrance into the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. On-site parking is $15; pre-purchased online parking is $9. 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. For more information, call 214.515.6500 or visitwww.dallasarboretum.org.

 

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Dallas Arboretum Announces New Exhibit, Wind Sculptures in Motion: The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden announces the arrival of its new spring/summer exhibit, Wind Sculptures in Motion: The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker. Presented by Reliant, this special exhibit will be on display throughout the gardens April 15 through July 31.

Mark Wolf, Dallas Arboretum board chairman, said, “Whitaker is the most recognized creator of kinetic art in the world and takes his inspiration from nature, thus his copper wind sculptures will be a mesmerizing juxtaposition with the natural backdrop of the Dallas Arboretum. It will also be the first time for the Arboretum to display this type of innovative art throughout the 66-acre garden.”

Each piece of Whitaker’s artwork is organic in nature and responds to the changing currents of the wind, which provides each sculpture’s movement. Whitaker hand-produces innovative sculptures with a high degree of mechanical integrity and quality craftsmanship. The sculptures range in height from 5 to 27 feet, and 122 sculptures will be arranged artfully in groupings throughout the garden for viewing.

 

Whitaker said, “Gardens are a perfect venue for my pieces. Since they are derivative of plant forms, they feel at home among the plants. Gardens are also an excellent place for people to fulfill their need to be in nature, and I am certain that my sculptures will dramatically enhance that connection to nature by capturing the movements of air that surround us all.”

Whitaker has been a practicing sculptor for more than 50 years. For the past 30 years, he has focused on creating wind sculptures inspired by the following elements:

     Desert Flame: In his hikes through the arid areas of the Southwest, Whitaker has always been inspired by this flower, hence the title.

     Tulip: He has loved tulips since he was a boy, as they’re among the first flowers to bloom in spring. Further, the Queen of Denmark owns a Tulip Sculpture.

     Double Spinner: Windmills, sunflowers and imagination.

     Double Helix: He has always found the simple beauty of a Double Helix in science fascinating, and so he decided to interpret it as contemporary sculpture.

     Double Helix Sail: Inspired by the hull of a boat, especially sailboats.

     Agave: Like the Desert Flame, this sculpture was also inspired by hikes in the desert.

     Twister Oval: This is a contemporary design that came from sheer imagination alone, and is simply a sculpture unto itself.

 

As a master in the kinetic sculpture discipline, Whitaker’s art is known around the world. His work is represented at fine art galleries and in private collections throughout the U.S. and abroad.

During the exhibition, the Dallas Arboretum has planned special events that complement this display. Check the website for the latest schedule.

The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker is supported in part by Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate.

About The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden:

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 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. The Arboretum is open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for children 3-12 and free for Arboretum members and children two and under. On-site parking is $15 or $9, if purchased in advance online. 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.

 

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Dallas Arboretum’s Artscape 2018 call deadline Dec. 8

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DEADLINE: 12/8/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 4/27/2018 – 4/29/2018

Event Website

ABOUT ARTSCAPE
Delight in the joy of spring when Artscape, the Dallas Arboretum’s juried fine art and
craft show and sale, brings together outstanding artists from around the country.
The show 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 reimagined
Artscape and inventive, audience-pleasing elements attract larger crowds of people
anxious to experience the excitement.

HOW TO APPLY

This year the Dallas Arboretum is using the ZAPP application forum for Artscape submissions, allowing artists to easy apply to the show and keep track of where their application is in the process.

Artists may apply once per category, and in no more than two. Collaborating artists may apply to participate in the show, but only joint work may be shown and sold. Both names must appear on all application materials and both artists must contribute to the creation of the art pieces.

https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5969
Anniversary Year 12
Number of Artists Approximately 100

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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 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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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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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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Introduction to Floral Art in Colored Pencils

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An award-winning colored pencil artist, Noriko DeWitt, will introduce you to the world of colored pencil art!  In this workshop, we are going to explore contemporary realism by creating a rose themed artwork. We’ll keep the artwork size small and simple in 5×7 size so that we can finish it during the workshop and turn it into a one-of-a-kind holiday gift.  The reference photo will be provided at the workshop.

Dallas Arboretum Workshop

Date: November 12

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm

Ages: Adult only

For fee and registration information, please visit Dallas Arboretum website.


McKinney Art House Workshop

Dates: December 3 & 4

Times: 1:30-5:30pm

Ages: 12 and up

Location: McKinney Art House, 502 N. Kentucky St., McKinney, TX 75069

Session Fee: $100 plus $25 optional supply kit

For more information and registration, please visit NorikoDeWitt.com.

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