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NAMTA’s Art Materials World comes to Dallas

NAMTA (International Art Materials Association) is holding their Spring event here in Dallas, but entrance to the conference is limited to NAMTA members, either art materials suppliers or art materails retailers. The convention will be held in conjunction with CAMEX, The Campus Market Expo at the Dallas Convention Center March 4-6, 2018.

Although the ordinary artist can’t attend, of interest is the listing of new products to be displayed – see  https://namta.memberclicks.net/-new-products-. You may also sign up for NAMTA;s free e-newsletters.

Product videos from Art Materials World will appear later on YouTube channels. Do a keyword search on “Art Materials World” to find them.

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NorthPark Art Collectiion with Lucia Simek Jan. 23

Lucia Simek will give a tour on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm

Meet at Green House Market on Level Two near AMC ticket counter


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Coming to the Geometric MADI Jan. 26: African Ancestral Legacies

African Ancestral Legacies

Opening January 26 at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art in Dallas is African Ancestral Legacies featuring works by Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga and Tunde Odunlade.

Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga’s mabati art uses galvanized sheet metal to contemporize traditional activities she observed while growing up in Central Kenya. Naomi manipulates metal to explore both material transformation and the contradiction between its qualities.

She says of her art, “I borrow from numerous techniques and processes, which combine in a single aesthetic purpose. I want viewers of my art to experience an intricate and intriguing setting that can be perceived and contemplated endlessly.”
Tunde Odunlade is a print and textile artist. Tunde’s work uses both contemporary and traditional techniques to create art with unusual depth and texture. He is a quadruple-threat artist, with a professional portfolio as an artist, musician, actor, and storyteller.

Tunde Odunlade’s life is well described by his motto: “He who does not attempt the absurd can never achieve the impossible.”


Tunde will play African drums, and Naomi will dance, during the opening reception, 6 p.m. January 26, 2018.  An Arcadia Salon discussion will be held February 1, 2018 at 6 p.m. The exhibit runs through April 22, 2018, and is guest curated by Phillip Collins.
About The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art:
Located in Uptown Dallas, the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art (the MADI) is the only museum dedicated to MADI art and the primary point of focus for the MADI movement in the United States. Opening in 2003, the MADI has presented exhibitions of MADI art including MADI movement founder Carmelo Arden Quin, as well as works by contemporary artists working in geometric forms. Find out more about the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art at www.geometricmadimuseum.org, or call (214) 855-7802.

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In the Private Collection of an American Family Since Fortuny’s Death, It Represented the

Best of Foreign Art in the Americas at 1893 Chicago World’s Fair


DALLAS (SMU), January 18, 2018— The Meadows Museum, SMU, announced today that it has acquired Beach at Portici, the last painting of famed Spanish artist Mariano Fortuny y Marsal (1838-1874). The nearly finished painting—which is unusual for its large scale, relative to much of the artist’s work—depicts the enjoyment of a summer day at the beach, and demonstrates Fortuny’s hallmark ability to capture light in paint. Fortuny was an especially popular artist with 19th-century American collectors and audiences, as the particularly American provenance of this work reveals. Reflecting the high esteem in which Fortuny’s works were held, Beach at Portici was featured prominently in the American Pavilion’s “Loan Collection of Foreign Masterpieces Owned in the United States” at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Considered one of the most important international exhibitions of the 19th century, these works were selected to show off to the Fair’s wide audiences—more than 27 million people visited during its six-month run—the richness and breadth of paintings owned by American collectors and museums, and implicitly, American economic prowess, and refined taste in fine art.

Beach at Portici will be on view at the Meadows Museum beginning January 19, 2018. From June 24 through September 23, it will be the subject of a focused exhibition, At the Beach: Mariano Fortuny y Marsal and William Merritt Chase, where it will be paired with a loan from the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Chase’s Idle Hours (c. 1894). The Spanish artist had a significant impact on many important American artists and perhaps especially on Chase, who knew his work well and greatly admired it.

In the artist’s possession at the time of his death, Beach at Portici was acquired by the prominent New York collector Alexander Turney Stewart in 1875, and remained with Stewart’s heirs on the East Coast until the Meadows acquired it. The acquisition complements the only oil painting by the artist currently in the Museum’s collection: a smaller, study composition for the painting of the same stretch of beach at Portici. The newly acquired painting includes essential elements of Fortuny’s developing style, such as the dynamically posed figures, the use of strong architectural elements in the background to define the space around the figures, brushwork that anticipates the rise of Impressionism, and meticulous attention to detail.

“Painted in Italy, sold in Paris after his death, and owned exclusively by American collectors in the decades since, Beach at Portici embodies the international character of Fortuny’s brief career,” said Mark Roglán, the Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum. “For these reasons, as well as its obvious beauty, it makes a perfect acquisition for the Meadows, addressing our mission to bring the best of Spanish art to American audiences, and to highlight its role in the development of America’s own culture and aesthetic.”

Beach at Portici demonstrates the evolution in Fortuny’s painterly technique as his career progressed, and highlights why his works were so celebrated and sought-after both during his lifetime and after his death. His landscapes capture the extraordinary beauty in everyday moments, and in this work—with the contrast between the extreme attention to detail in some places, such as the trees, beach, and ruins in the background, and his loose handling of paint in other areas, such as the foliage in the foreground of the painting—the viewer can see hints at how his style might have continued to develop had he lived.

Mariano Fortuny y Marsal was born in the Catalonia region of Spain and did his early training in Barcelona, before leaving for further study in Rome. He subsequently spent most of his brief working life in Italy or France, interwoven with travel in Morocco and other parts of North Africa, as well as in southern Spain. During his travels, Fortuny collected carpets, Hispano-Moresque pottery, Islamic metalwork, arms and armor, fabrics and textiles, all of which influenced both the style and subject of his work. His drawings and paintings of historical subjects—such as of the Spanish-Moroccan War (1859-1860), which he memorialized in the painting The Battle of Tetuan (1862-1864)—and his other depictions of 18th-century courtly life, were so popular that the term Fortunismo came to be applied to any artistic representation of those themes during this period. Despite his short life, he is known to have been very prolific.

With his wide-ranging travels and long history of working outside of his home country, Fortuny represents the first generation of truly cosmopolitan Spanish painters. Likewise, the development of his style parallels larger trends in Spanish painting, particularly in the context of European modernism. Fortuny’s works were equally popular in America during his lifetime and in subsequent decades and were acquired by a number of prestigious public institutions here including: the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Harvard Art Museums; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; and the Hispanic Society of America, New York City.

Beach at Portici was purchased with funds from Mary Anne Cree, Mrs. Eugene McDermott, Susan Heldt Albritton, Linda P. and William A. Custard, Gwen and Richard Irwin, Shirley and Bill McIntyre, Cyrena Nolan, Peggy and Carl Sewell, Pilar and Jay Henry, Barbara and Mike McKenzie, Caren Prothro, Marilyn Augur, Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence S. Barzune, Diane and Stuart Bumpas, The Honorable Janet Kafka and Mr. Terry Kafka, the Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Levy Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas, Stacey and Nicholas McCord, Linda and John McFarland, Catherine Blaffer Taylor, Julie and George Tobolowsky, Cheryl and Kevin Vogel, Diane and P. Gregory Warden, Natalie and George Lee, Bethany and Samuel Holland, President R. Gerald and Gail Turner, Kathleen and Mark Roglán, and an Anonymous Donor.


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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Golden Acrylics Workshop Feb. 10 at Asel Art

John Kevin Greeland, a praciticing artist and the certified National Education Coordinator for Golden Artist Colors – 2 hour lecture and demo. FREE. Contact Asel Art Supply at 214-871-2425 to register.

Asel Art Supply  2701 Cedar Springs  Dallas, TX  75201

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Collective Vision opens Feb. 2 at Bivins Gallery

Bivins Gallery is pleased to present Collective Vision, a group exhibition featuring a diverse assembly of sculptures and paintings from artists on the gallery’s renowned roster.

The opening reception will be held on February 2, 2018 from 5 to 8pm, and commemorates Bivins Gallery’s first anniversary. In an incredibly successful year,

Bivins Gallery has had their artists exhibited across the globe, 8 exhibitions in the main gallery, and the addition of a second, private gallery location. The exhibition will be on view from February 2 through April 7, 2018.

Artists featured in the main gallery will include: Troy Abbott, Fletcher Benton, Mr. Brainwash, Pedro Escapa, Carole Feuerman, Linda Fleming, Phil Gleason, Robert Graham, Richard Hickam, Tom Holland, Mildred Howard, Robert Hudson, Denis Mikhaylov, Harry Moody, Craig Nagasawa, Don Nice, Ricardo Paniagua, Irene Pijoan, Punk Me Tender, Richard Shaw, Tonio Trzebinski, Lidia Vitkovskaya, Brian Wall, Mary Hull Webster, William T. Wiley, and Russell Young.

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Texas Photographic Society Juried Exhibition at the Bath House – call for entries

Artwork by Calli McCaw from the TPS 26 exhibition.

Texas Photographic Society

TPS 27 Juried Exhibition


Entries Deadline: February 26, 2018


Texas Photographic Society is thrilled to announce that TPS 27: The International Competition will be juried by Kate Breakey, renowned visual artist based in Arizona. This call is open-themed, and submissions from artists of all levels are encouraged.
The exhibition will be presented at the Bath House Cultural Center from May 5 to June 2, 2018.
TPS 27: The International Competition is open to artists of all levels internationally. All photographic based work is encouraged including digital, silver and alternative processes. You do not need to be a member of the Texas Photographic Society to enter this competition. However, you may join TPS and enter this show at the same time.
For more details, visit the website of the Texas Photographic Society at http://www.texasphoto.org/current-call-for-entry


02-26-18  Deadline for entry (midnight CST)
03-21-18  Exhibiting artists announced and emails sent to all entrants
04-29-18  Matted and framed prints due in Dallas, TX
05-05-18  Show opens at Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX; reception 7-9:00pm
06-02-18  Show closes and travels to other venues

Entry Fee
Entry fee is $30 for 5 images, plus $6 for each additional image. Photographers may enter up to 10 images. Please don’t forget to include your membership fee, if also joining TPS at the time of entry.

First Place = $500
Second Place = $300
Third Place = $200
Up to 5 Honorable Mentions may be awarded

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2018 Turtle Creek Spring Arts and Craft Festival call for artists

Turtle Creek Spring Arts and Craft Festival 2018

APRIL 14 & 15, 2018

DEADLINE: 2/17/2018
Fee (Application/ Jury Fee): $25.00

Website http://turtlecreekartsfestival.com/

Applications: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5294

Located in the prestigious Turtle Creek neighborhood just blocks from downtown and Oaklawn. This North Buckhead area is considered to be one of the wealthiest zip codes in Dallas, and home to one of the largest and most enthusiastic art buying communities in the Dallas metro area.  Rain or shine, visitors from all over the country enjoy this event.
The Turtle Creek Arts Festival is a two-day fine arts outdoor festival, located in one of the most prestigious areas of Dallas, featuring approximately 125 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more! The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, a fantastic children’s play, plus festival foods and beverages with some healthy alternatives.  We’re often told we have the best “festival foods” around!


The 2018 Turtle Creek Arts Festival is organized by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, LLC and a board of experts in various artistic disciplines, which has a long history of building some of the most notable events in the south with several holding spots in the TOP 100 in the nation.  The festival will uphold the highest standards supporting the arts, and offer participating artists the environment to nurture an appreciation for their skills.


Festival Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Art Con Select 13 opens Jan. 20 at Kettle Art

Art Con Select 13 
Kettle Art Gallery
2650 Main Street, Dallas TX

Saturday, January 20, 2018

In November 2017, Kettle Art was offered the opportunity to curate an exhibit to spotlight artists that participated in Art Con 13 who caught our eye. The tricky part is the artists are judged on a single piece of work and they must have never shown at our gallery before. These ‘twists’ make this show exciting to put together as we never know what we’ll end up with. However, we do know from past adventures that working with Art Conspiracy is always a blast. We are honored to present Art Con Select 2018 and the results of this unusual curation process.

The artists we have invited to exhibit this year include: Elizabeth Baca, Rachel Spire, Andrew Johnson, Jessica Martinez, Alexis Gabrielle, Luan Luu, Jordan Edwards, Nightshade’s Utopia, Leighton Autry, James, Bevard Hargrave, Gina Bartok, Sully Ridout, Benjamin Painter and Michelle Dekkers.

This show runs through Sunday, January 28th.

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Dutch Art: The Sound of Color call for entries

The Sound of Color
You are invited to enter The Dutch Art Gallery’s annual themed Spring Show.
Sound and language combined can move our souls. Music has the power to lift us to the heights of joy or bring us to tears. Art has the same power. “The Sound of Color” is a celebration of music and we want to see what music inspires in you. Your entries should focus on a single song or specific lyric from a song.


April 21 | Submission and Payment Deadline
April 24 | Pieces Selected/Juried into Show
April 28 | Acceptance Emails
May 5 | Delivery Deadline
May 18 | Judging
May 19 | Show Opening Awards Ceremony at 2:00 p.m.

3rd place is $250
2nd Place is $500
1st Place is $1,000
People’s Choice Award receives a framed certificate

Important Information

  • Accepted media include: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal and/or mixed media.
  • Submit up to 3 entries for $55 entry fee
  • Art Entry must meet standard framing sizes.
    The Dutch Art Gallery will frame all Art Entries for displaying throughout the Exhibition. The Art Entry submitted must be Gallery standard sizes. If not in Standard Frame Size then Artist must provide quality framing that meets Dutch Art Gallery standards. The exception is Gallery Wrapped Canvas which does not require framing.
  • Additional information will be available on our website soon

Celebrating over 50 years of providing custom framing tailored to fit your specific needs and showcasing original art from local to worldwide artists. Stop in to see monthly events and our two annual national juried art shows.

Finding and offering incredible, one-of-a-kind art from talented artists is a passion for owners Hans and Pam Massar. Pam, as well as her staff, can guide you in choosing the perfect framing option to fit your home or office for these original pieces or your own. Shadowbox framing for personal mementos is a specialty we offer. From classic sophistication to a contemporary look, all types of framing styles are available plus the personal feeling of a family-owned business. Stop in with your project or just browse around gallery. We look forward to seeing you.

Our 7,000 square foot showroom is conveniently located in Lake Highlands at 10233 E. Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238. We feature an array of original oil, mixed media, limited edition prints and a growing private collection. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30am to 5:00pm

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Maker Meetup Community Beer Company March 3rd

Dallas Makerspace would like to invite you out to our second Maker Meetup, this time in Dallas. Community Beer Company is allowing us to reserve a few tables to promote this event. They are wonderful people and we are excited to have somewhere like this to meetup. The premise is simple – get makers together in a room to swap stories, network and generally just enjoy the evening together.

Please note Dallas Makerspace is not buying any drinks it’s actually against our protocol – we just wanted to get everyone together in a room.

It is our hope that you would be willing to promote this event within your organization and possibly over social media to help it be a success. This is a free event and has no agenda except for good conversation and people converging. This is something we hope to do quarterly but it all depends on the result of this event. I’ve made a facebook event found by following the QR code (also found on the poster). Please let me know if you have any questions about this event or if you would like to tour Dallas Makerspace (public tours are every at Thursday 7p).


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Opening Reception: Tiny and Her Children, 1985-1999 + Picturing Homelessness

OPENING RECEPTION: Tiny and Her Children, 1985-1999 + Picturing Homelessness
Saturday, January 27
12:30 – 2:30pm
The Stewpot


The Museum of Street Culture at Encore Park, in association with the Mary Ellen Mark Foundation, invites you to the opening of Picturing Homelessness, featuring artworks by children, grades 1-5, in The Stewpot’s Saturday Kids’ Club, and Tiny and Her Children, 1985-1999, the second installation in the incremental and progressive exhibition Looking for Home: A Yearlong Focus on the Work of Mary Ellen Mark.

The opening reception, January 27 from 12:30 – 2:30pm, will include a free taco lunch and a public dialogue with the children artists, their parents, Stewpot clients and staff, and the general public. This program is the first in The Museum of Street Culture Dialogue Series.

Picturing Homelessness was developed as an educational initiative by The Stewpot’s Saturday Kids’ Club and The Museum of Street Culture. The children’s artworks, to be installed in the arched windows of The Stewpot on Young Street and Park Avenue, were created through the collaborative efforts of children in the Saturday Kids’ Club, who were asked to discuss and reflect on issues and stereotypes of homelessness, ideas of home, and how and why we should work to end homelessness.

Tiny and Her Children, 1985-1999 and Picturing Homelessness will be on view on the street and inside The Stewpot. Beginning January 29, 2018, docent led tours by Stewpot clients will be available, free of charge, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm.

Looking for Home is curated by Alan Govenar (founding director, The Museum of Street Culture at Encore Park) and Martin Bell, Meredith Lue, and Julia Bezgin (Mary Ellen Mark Foundation), and is supported in part by Encore Park Dallas, Documentary Arts, The Florence Gould Foundation, The Kaleta A. Doolin Foundation, The Stewpot, First Presbyterian Church of Dallas, Moody Foundation, and the Restoration Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas.
Exhibition Design: Studio Adrien Gardère, Architects: Oglesby Greene

The Museum of Street Culture is located in Encore Park in the heart of an historic area of downtown Dallas, flanked by the Farmers Market, City Hall, and the Main Street District. Pioneered by The Stewpot of First Presbyterian Church of Dallas and formally organized as a non-profit organization in 2013, Encore Park is a community of social and cultural services located on the south side of Young Street and on the east and west sides of the 500 block of Park Avenue. Encore Park brings together people of all cultures and faiths through dialogue, education, service, music, and art in the pursuit of abundant life, building community at the crossroads of creativity and caring.

For more information: www.museumofstreetculture.org

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48 Hour Fresco – West Village call for artists

Submission deadline: January 24, 2018   https://vimeo.com/250177753


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Dallas Contemporary: Katrantzou, Keane & Perez



Mary, Queen of Prints


The desire to be everything


Liberty & Restraint


7.00 PM – 10.00 PM

Exhibit runs through March 18, 2018

More info at dallascontemporary.org or +214 821 2522

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161 Glass Street Dallas Texas 75207

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Dallas International Film Festival entries due Jan. 26

CALL FOR Entries
The Dallas International Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2018 edition:

May 3 – 10, 2018


Mark your calendars for the the twelfth edition of the Dallas International Film Festival, which will hit theatres May 3 – 10, 2018. Stay tuned for details on #DIFF2018 Pass Sales!

The 12th annual Dallas International Film Festival, hosted by the Dallas Film Society, doesn’t just show films; it showcases and celebrates and showcases all types of content….film, television, streaming content and virtual reality. The interaction between story-tellers, audiences and the Dallas community is what we strive to develop from opening to closing, and everything in between.

“See Things DIFFerently” isn’t just our tagline; the 2018 festival moves to a new time of year and will offer new and unique experiences. DIFF18 is a global adventure that boasts premiere screenings, nightly red carpets, daring documentaries, eye-opening short films, exciting television content, bleeding-edge VR presentations, nightly parties, filmmaker panels, award presentations, and an enhanced filmmaker hospitality program that includes city tours and more.

*New this year: The award-winning film for best narrative feature will receive a limited national release from our partner STUDIO MOVIE GRILL.
Submission Deadlines

Regular: January, 26, 2018

Late: February 2, 2018

We invite you to add your voice to the conversation.

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CADD’s Third Thursday Happy Hour is Jan. 18 at Cris Worley & Holly Johnson Galleries

Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month at a CADD member gallery for Happy Hour! 
Thursday, January 18th, 5:30-7:00 pm
This month’s event will take place at
Cris Worley Fine Arts & Holly Johnson Gallery
1845 Levee St, Suites #100 & #110
Dallas, TX 75207

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Receptions of Brian Scott: Nuptials + Xiao Lu Liu: Arrested Identity | Jan. 13

Brian Scott

January 13, 2018 – February 10, 2018

Opening Reception:
Saturday, January 13, 7-10 pm

About the artiist:
Ro2 Art
1501 South Ervay Street
Dallas, TX 75215


Xiao Lu Liu
Arrested Identity

January 13, 2018 – February 10, 2018

Opening Reception:
Saturday, January 13, 7-10 pm

About the artist: http://www.ro2art.com/xiao-lu-liu-arrested-identity.html

Ro2 Art
1501 South Ervay Street
Dallas, TX 75215


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Register NOW! CAC classes begin Monday 1/15

THIS WEEK | At the Center + In the Community

Register NOW! CAC classes begin next week…
Get a jump on that New Year resolution and sign up for a class at CAC! Session 1 starts next week, Monday, January 15th. Get your spot today.

Meet our NEW Teaching Artists…
Nathalie Houghton
is a glass and mixed media artist based out of Dallas, TX. She received her BFA in glass with a minor in geology from the University of Texas Arlington, graduating magna cum laude. Her work is process based and explores the repetitive nature of patterns, cycles and systems. Her work has been shown in juried exhibitions nationally and internationally, including New Texas Talent, Clay & Glass Biannual in CA, and Young Glass 2017 in Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Emily LaCour
has work exhibited throughout the country in galleries, fairs, and contemporary art centers such as Susan Eley Fine Art in New York, Aqua Art Fair in Miami, and the Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe. She received her BFA in Painting and Drawing from Louisiana State University then continued her studies as a fellow of the Meadows School of Art at Southern Methodist University where she was awarded her MFA in 2014.

Benjamin Muñoz

is an accomplished painter, printmaker and illustrator. His work is often reflective of his heritage, upbringing and current surroundings. Benjamin paints primarily in watercolor, using singular imagery to illustrate defining moments in his life. In printmaking Benjamin works in large scale woodcuts and is the owner/operator of Casa Press. He has a passion for helping to cultivate community and collaboration among artists. His work has been displayed throughout Texas and he has curated several exhibitions over the years.
Juan Negroni
Possesses a BFA from Puerto Rico School of Fine Arts with a Major in Print Making, a MA in Art History Education and Museology from Caribbean University PR and a MFA from SMU. He is a recipient of the Meadows Artistic Scholarship Award in 2015 and the 2017 Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’art Dijon Residency Fellowship. His work is part of public and private art collections in Puerto Rico, United Kingdom, Argentina, United States, Canada, Australia and Greece. He is represented by Mary Tomas Gallery in Dallas.
Jason Stallings
is a Dallas based Mixed Media Abstract artist. He has worked professionally for 10 plus years and has produced a number of original and commissioned large scale artworks. He has worked with interior designers, private clients, and corporate collections. Through work experience, Jason has an extensive knowledge of museums, galleries, art supply retail, and web design. His artwork is primarily abstract with some hints of figurative influence. He developed his technique and visual style while studying for his BFA at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Art Here Lately at the Dallas Arts Revue

JR Compton styles his DallasArtsRevue.com as “Dallas’ Oldest & Largest Online Art Magazine Of, By and For Dallas Artists.” His reviews are in his words: “colorfully-illustrated and spiritedly-opiniated“, but know that he is really a stauch supporter of local artists.

A regular feature is Art Here Lately, a photo- and humor-rich review of local art and artists. The latest iteration covers four exhibits:

The Fall Open Studios at the Continental Gin Building

A Celebration of Color at the Bath House Cultural Center

José Vargas Retrospective at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center

Jeff Baker & Vincent Falsetta at Conduit Gallery

Don’t miss this! Plus all the archives are also online for you to browse through.

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SDCC Calling All Female Artists of Color! Affirmations deadline Jan. 25

South Dallas Cultural Center and Urban Chatter invite female/women artists of color to submit work of any medium for this open call exhibition.

The intention of this exhibition is to show work that explores themes of identity, faith, religion, and the soul. Art should take into consideration how these themes connect to finding positivity and peace, and/or address inner tension and struggle as a woman of color. When addressing these themes, consider the repeated disrespect and unfair treatment of women. Think about the continuous micro-aggressions we endure and how they can alter our perceptions of ourselves and our importance in this world. With this psychologic warfare, it is important particularly for women to speak affirmations over our lives. We ask that you analyze and express these affirmations in your preferred medium.


Exhibition Dates: February 10 – March 24, 2018

Submission Deadline: January 25, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Artists Notified: January 27, 2018

Delivery of Art: January 30 – February 3, 2018 (South Dallas Cultural Center)

Reception: Saturday, February 10, 2018 (5-7 pm)

Curator: Nychelle Elise – Questions? Contact nychelleelise@gmail.com

For details, go to http://sdcc.dallasculture.org/tickets-info/arthello-beck-gallery-and-emerging-artists-gallery/

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TVAA’s 2018 New Members Exhibition – reception Jan. 6

New Members Exhibition
January 4 – February 1, 2018


The TVAA Downtown Gallery invites all artists who have joined TVAA during 2015 – 2017 to show their work in the 2018 New Members Exhibition. There is no theme for this show, and all media is welcome.


About the Curator: Leon Robertson is a self-taught artist that works with primarily pen
and ink illustration. He has explored mixed media using found objects to create a series
titled, The Junkyard Birds. Because so much of his art is inspired by the use of language,
stories often unfold with his art. It is the reason why he prefers to work in an open-series
format. His work has been exhibited in local shows and galleries. Several of the
characters from his ARF & Soul Dog series were published in the book, 1000 Dog
Portraits: From the People Who Love Them. Leon’s passion for art, design and all things
creative was demonstrated in nearly two decades of working in the fashion and home
luxury retail markets.

TVAA Downtown Gallery Plaza of the Americas – Suite G-207 700 N Pearl, Dallas, Texas 75201 tvaagallerydallas@gmail.com/ 469-332-0183 http://tvaa.org

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Call for Art – 2018 El Corazon Exhibition – Bath House Cultural Center – deadline Jan. 6

Exhibition Dates: February 3-March 17, 2018

Entries Deadline: Saturday, January 6, 2018

Applications close at 11:59 PM, Mountain Time Zone, on deadline date.

All entries must be submitted online at www.callforentry.org

Direct Link:

The Bath House Cultural Center and exhibition curator, Jose Vargas, invite visual artists to submit entries for the 24th Annual El Corazón art exhibition.
Since 1993, Mr. Vargas has organized the El Corazón art exhibition in Dallas. This popular exhibition is a beloved annual tradition at the Bath House Cultural Center that gives artists an opportunity to create various artistic interpretations of the human heart. This passionate and eclectic exhibition features a variety of ideas, styles, and concepts inspired by the heart (El Corazón), an important and universal symbol in art.
SUGGESTED THEME: Hearts and Music

Listening to music can be good for the heart. When you hear music, what feelings do you experience? Well, put those feelings onto a canvas (or other media). Think of this exhibition as El Corazón with a musical slant! Create a piece of art based on a favorite song, or a particular style of music, or musician. Or, perhaps, you can do a combination of a heart and a musical instrument. When it comes to combining the symbol of the heart and the concept of music, the possibilities are limitless.

For more details and to download a PDF version of the exhibition prospectus, visit: http://www.bathhousemedia.com/corazon

Bath House Cultural Center


Entries Deadline:
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Applications close at 11:59 PM, Mountain Time Zone

Selection notification: 
The list of selected artists will be posted on the Bath House Cultural Center’s online News Center at http://www.bathhousemedia.com/notifications

The document will be available after 6 PM on Thursday, January 11, 2018.  Artists are solely responsible for reviewing this list.  The curator will not send acceptance notifications to each individual artist by phone, e-mail, or otherwise.

Delivery of accepted artwork: Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 (1-3 PM) – Late deliveries will not be accepted.

Show dates: February 3-March 17, 2018

Reception: Saturday, February 3, 2018 (7-9 PM)

Artwork pickup: Sunday, March 18, 2018 (11-AM- 1 PM)

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New Beginnings: Celebrating New Perspectives for the New Year

The Artists Showplace Gallery, in conjunction with Leadership Richardson, rings in the new year with a new exhibit featuring three area artists whose work in unique mediums is sure to captivate.

From Friday, January 12 through Saturday, February 3, the innovative works of polymer clay artist Sara Joseph, oil and cold wax artist Kathy Elliott, and acrylic-pour abstract artist Jo Moncrief, will be on display.

An opening reception featuring wine, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and the chance to watch the artists at work will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. For more information, call the gallery at 972-233-1223 or visit www.theartistsshowplace.com.

The Artists Showplace Gallery is located at 15615 Coit Road, Suite 230, Dallas, Texas 75248, at the southwest corner of Coit and Arapaho Roads.

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Join us for CADD’s HOLIDAY PARTY Dec. 21

Join us for 3rd Thursday Happy Hours each month at a CADD member gallery!
Thursday, December 21, 5:30-7:00 pm
Familiarize yourself with the Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas! Learn about our mission, scholarships, annual events, and other educational programs. Learn about each gallery’s current and upcoming exhibitions, meet the gallery owners and their staff, meet the gallery artists, and other like-minded, art lovers in the DFW area.
CADD’s 3rd Thursdays are FREE & proudly sponsored by: Brooklyn Brewery & Arts+Culture Texas


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The Winners in Dutch Art Gallery’s 2017 Do You See What I See?

Congratulations to the winning artists.

Thank you to everyone that attended the Sneak Peek and juried show reception. If you didn’t make it out, the show runs through January 19th. Still plenty of time to stop in and see all the incredible work.

Join us in congratulating the accepted artists and the winners. To view work, go to http://dutchartgallery.net/product-category/show-winter-2017/

“Dutch Tulips” by Dennis Crayon

“I am painting Trompe-l’œil where part of the painting is in focus the same ways that when you remember something part of the memory is focused and part of the memory is cloudy or deteriorated. I forced grew these tulips at home in the middle of the winter it gave me memories of past springs.”

“Be Who You Are” by Leighann Foster

“You Cannot be Something You Are Not.”

“Bluebonnets in the Early Afternoon” by Liz Rugg

“Can you see the shadows cast by clouds in the afternoon sky?”

“Late Summer Evening” by Joan Chamberlain

“Flowers from a late summer garden cast interesting shadows across a patio table, set for a couple of wine lovers. Like looking for shapes in the clouds, I can find fun characters in the long, cast shadows of the bottle, flowers and leaves. Can you see the guard dog baring his teeth at anyone daring to steal a sip of wine?”



Celebrating over 50 years of providing custom framing tailored to fit your specific needs and showcasing original art from local to worldwide artists. Stop in to see monthly events and our two annual national juried art shows.

Finding and offering incredible, one-of-a-kind art from talented artists is a passion for owners Hans and Pam Massar. Pam, as well as her staff, can guide you in choosing the perfect framing option to fit your home or office for these original pieces or your own. Shadowbox framing for personal mementos is a specialty we offer. From classic sophistication to a contemporary look, all types of framing styles are available plus the personal feeling of a family-owned business. Stop in with your project or just browse around gallery. We look forward to seeing you.

Our 7,000 square foot showroom is conveniently located in Lake Highlands at 10233 E. Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238. We feature an array of original oil, mixed media, limited edition prints and a growing private collection. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30am to 5:00pm.

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DALLAS (SMU), November 2, 2017— The Meadows Museum at SMU is accepting applications now through January 31, 2018, 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 award recipient will be invited to install work at the museum for approximately one month, and will also be given the opportunity to host a gallery talk; both activities to occur in spring 2018, but neither are required of the award recipient. 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/about-us/mosschumley-award/ to download an application. For questions, contact Shelley DeMaria (214-768-4246; sdemaria@smu.edu).


The following individuals have been named to the jury for the 2017 award:

Leigh Arnold, assistant curator, Nasher Sculpture Center

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

Sedrick Huckaby, assistant professor of painting, University of Texas at Arlington; 2016 Moss/Chumley


David Leggett, photographer; senior development manager, TACA

Christina Rees, editor-in-chief, Glasstire

Nicole Atzbach, curator, Meadows Museum, SMU

Shelley DeMaria, curatorial assistant, 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 in February 2018.


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.


For more information, please contact:

Carrie L. Sanger

Marketing & PR Manager

Meadows Museum




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Call for Applications – Muralism Program – Bath House Cultural Center

2018 Muralism Program
Application Deadline: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Class Dates: January 13-April 21, 2018
The Bath House Cultural Center announces a call for applications for its 2018 Muralism Program. The Muralism Program was created with the goal of fostering the growth of local visual artists who are interested in learning traditional and modern techniques of the art of mural-size painting. In addition to the benefits gained by the participating students, the Muralism Program also provides opportunities for community involvement, educational development, and enhancement and beautification of the Bath House Cultural Center.

To learn more about the Bath House Cultural Center’s Muralism Program and to see information on how to apply, please visit http://www.bathhousemedia.com/muralism

We look forward to receiving your application.
Bath House Cultural Center

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500x Exhibits this December: A Thing Added, Squeeze Machine & Box 13

December 9, 2017 – January 7, 2018,
Reception – December 9, 7pm-10 pm


A Thing Added
Downstairs / Main Gallery

participating artists: Scott Bell, Kathleen Janvier, Adam Knoche, Kathy Lovas, Abby Sherrill, Kristina Smith

The definition of the word adjunct is: a thing added to something else.  The adjunct professors in our DFW community are diverse and studious additions to our university arts programs. This December, 500x Gallery has selected a group of artists who balance their studio time with the demands of a sometimes strenuous teaching schedule.


Squeeze Machine 
joint exhibition by Molly Valentine Dierks and Yuni Lee
Upstairs / Project Space

Squeeze Machine brings together the work of Molly Valentine Dierks and Yuni Lee in a 2 person show that explores the artists’ shared interest in the links between humanity and nature. Drawing on the disciplines of Ikebana, Japanese woodblock prints, and traditional Korean artwork, the large-scale paintings and installation borrow from the bright color-scapes and simulacrae of post-industrial culture, creating foreign landscapes from new and recycled materials and forms. Translating elements both familiar and strange, Squeeze Machine is inspired by machinery and ecology, questioning how technology and nature converse in the human void of longing and intimacy.

Box 13 –
Houston Art Collective

Upstairs / Main Gallery

participating artists: Kristy Peet, Daniela Koontz, Emily Link, Caroline Roberts, Melinda Laszczynski, John Forse, Claire Chauvin, David McClain, Lance Brown, Jessica Kreutter, Patrick Phipps, Alexander Squier, Tudor Mitroi

This group show will featured artists from Box 13 Artspace, an artist run nonprofit innovative environment for the creation and advancement of experimental contemporary art in Houston.


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C. Mark Burt: Through the Dark Place + Georganne Deen: Psychic Violence in America at Ro2

C. Mark Burt
Through the Dark Place

December 9, 2017 – January 6, 2018

Ro2 Art
1501 South Ervay Street
Dallas, TX 75215

About the Artist


Georgane Deen
Psychic Violence in America

December 9, 2017 – January 6, 2018

About the Artist

Ro2 Art
1501 South Ervay Street
Dallas, TX 75215

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John Cobb and Henry Finkelstein exhibitions at Valley House

Opening reception was held on Saturday, December 9, 6:00pm-8:00pm, for two exhibitions, “John Cobb: Reclamation” and “Henry Finkelstein: Paintings.” Preview the exhibitions online at www.valleyhouse.com and scroll down to learn more.

Both exhibitions will be on view through January 20, 2018.

ABOUT John Cobb:

“These small works are the result of a tribulation. Eyes that could see only double, a heart that gave out from chemo, facial surgery to remove half the face; I lived only in hope against hope to be able to work again. With that old dear longing, restored face, renewed heart, and improving health, I started again to recline upon the shores of Texas waterways and vistas wishing to express as simply as possible my love and delight at being able to see and paint again. Also included in this exhibition will be the egg tempera panel, “Christmas,” one of the recent paintings completed for “The Chapel” installation, now 36 years in the making.”
“God bless us one and all.” – Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
– John Cobb

When John Cobb enrolled in RISD in 1974, his realist tendencies were ostracized. Using funds intended for his education, Cobb moved to Europe, bought a Vespa, and learned by independent study in museums and by making watercolors in Morocco, Portugal, Spain, France, and Italy. When funds ran low he returned to Austin to finish his art degree at St. Edward’s University. Valley House Gallery has exhibited his work since 2010.

ABOUT Henry Finkelstein:

“Unlike strictly abstract painters, I paint mostly from direct observation. Nature offers me a necessary resistance that I find challenging. To this day, discovering new color relationships as I paint from nature remains a central focus of my work. I am not interested in documenting that fact of where I am, but in trying to convey what that place says to me. I go there, I enjoy the light, I enjoy the history. I’m more interested in my direct feelings from what I see, which come mostly from color. When I draw for a while, looking for a motif, color starts to give me a real buzz and I get excited. For me it’s the feeling I can imbue into the work and hopefully communicate to someone else. It is never fixed, but rather it lives on in its own right. This is the simplicity that I seek.”
– Henry Finkelstein

Henry Finkelstein returns for his eighth solo exhibition at Valley House Gallery since 2002. A residency at Rochefort-en-Terre in Brittany, France, in 1992, and again in 2000, introduced him to this region where he returns each summer to paint. Finkelstein earned his MFA in painting from Yale University School of Art in 1983, followed by a Fulbright Grant to study in Italy. In 1994, he was elected a National Academician. Finkelstein has taught painting and drawing in New York City since 1996.

We look forward to seeing you at Valley House!

Cheryl and Kevin Vogel
Laura Green
Valley House Gallery
6616 Spring Valley Road, Dallas, Texas 75254

Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Saturday

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Meditation and Abstract Painting FREE workshop at the Bath House Cultural Center

Workshop Date: Saturday, December 16, 2017 (10 AM-4 PM)

Conducted by S. Chuck McCarter

The Bath House Cultural Center will host a free workshop by S. Chuck McCarter on Saturday, December 16, and we want you to be a part of it.


Experience various approaches to abstraction as you discover and develop your personal artistic signature. Learn the guidelines for color use, concept, composition and design as you stretch the boundaries of your imagination. Learn to trust your own creative instincts—be adventurous with hands and tools, sometimes leaving your brushes behind. Push the boundaries of your materials as well as your art. With guidance and support, you’ll be encouraged to experiment fearlessly and work on your own body of work with the mentoring required for your personal artistic development. Experiment and play your way to beautiful, original and expressive abstract/non-objective paintings.

Space is limited to 10 adult students.

Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information and for instructions on how to register for the class, please visit

Bath House Cultural Center

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Cecy Turner Oil Landscape Workshop Jan. 23-25

January 23-25, 2018

Oil painting Landscape (Intermediate/Advanced)

Artists’ Showplace Gallery, 15615 Coit Rd., #230, Dallas, TX 75248


Cost: $290 (three days)

Contact: Artists’ Showplace Gallery 972-233-1223

In this workshop we will concentrate largely on UNIFYING A PAINTING by working on achieving color harmony. This will not be a “color workshop,” as I don’t believe that color is THE most important thing in a painting. However, color harmony is many times the thing a person who views a painting will love about it and not even realize it. We will not be using a “mother color” and adding it to every color we mix; instead we will focus on what I call “bending a color.” Also in the workshop, composition, focal point and ways to lead the eye around the painting will also be stressed to further unify a painting.


Cecy Turner

Email Cecy Turner


Blog www.anaspenaday.com

Signature Member of:

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society

American Women Artists

National Watercolor Society

Southwestern Watercolor Society

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies

Outdoor Painters Society

Plein Air Artists Colorado

American Plains Artists

Master Signature Member of Women Artists of the West

Fellow of the American Artists Professional League

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Kittrell Rifkind Gallery in December

All of us at Kittrell Riffkind and Southwest Gallery send you our Warmest Thoughts and Best Wishes for a Joyous Holiday and a Healthy & Happy New Year!

A big thank you to one and all for your support throughout the years.  We appreciate y’all!

Barbara, Bob & Avery
Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass Gallery
at Southwest Gallery
4500 Sigma Rd
Dallas, TX 75244
Tuesdays thru Saturdays 9 – 6
Sundays 1 – 5
Gifts for the Season…
It’s So Hard To Find That Perfect Thing  
Double Cherries by Cliff Goodman Studio
The holidays are almost upon us and we know it can be difficult to find something ‘new’ for that special hard-to-buy-for person on your list.
Here are some ideas of unusual gifts that not only make us smile but will make your gift giving fun!
Glass candy cane drink swizzles
Flying pig ornaments
Tipsy Whiskey Tumblers
Spinning Marbles
Salt & Pepper Shakers to liven your table
Tutti Fruitti goblets
Crazy critters of all sorts large & small
Polar bear earrings
Pocket hearts
Still can’t decide?  How about a gift certificate and a date for you to take your special someone on an outing for shopping and lunch.

Or one of our studio classes — for that hands-on loved one to learn to work with glass.

Special For The Holidays
Here’s the Scoop… 

The Ornament Extravaganza continues at the gallery… The celebration will continue through the month of December.

Regular Hours
The Gallery is open Tues – Sat from 9 – 6 and
from 1 – 5 on Sun afternoons.
The Studio is open Tues – Sat 10 – 6.
We are closed on Mon.
Special Holiday Hours
Sat, Dec 24th     Closing at 5
Christmas Day, Closed
Tues, Dec 27th     10 – 5
Sat, Dec 31st     Closing at 5
New Years Day, Closed

For details check our website or give us a call (Gallery 972-239-7957 or Studio 972-239-7989).

Reclining Pea Pod by Jen Violette

A Reminder…
Both The Gallery & Studio Have New Homes! 
Jump Roping Penguin by Paul Labrie For those of y’all who have not yet visited us in our new locations, the Gallery has moved in with Southwest Gallery over in the North Dallas Design District at 4500 Sigma Rd (at Welch) in Dallas.
The Studio is now in Richardson, located at 1600 N Plano Rd in Suite #400.  That’s at the corner of Plano Rd & Collins (tucked around the corner facing south).
Give us a call if you need help finding us….  
Gallery, 972-239-7957  
Studio, 972-239-7989

Recipe of the Month
Christmas Morning Cake

Bouquet With Red Berries Paperweight by Ken Rosenfeld
‘Tis the Season for parties and celebrations with friends and family — a time for treasured traditions and extra special goodies to eat.  This holiday recipe has been so popular over the years that I thought I’d share it with you once again — a new tradition!

My mother always served a wonderful Christmas Morning Cake for brunch during the holidays.  It was a much anticipated part of every Christmas — and often requested as a birthday treat.

This cake has to sit for a couple of days to absorb all the citrus-y goodness poured over the top — presenting a serious temptation to sneak a nibble when nobody else is around…

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On View at the LCC: La Frontera of Eduction

Through January 6, 2018

The LCC is presenting the work of art professors from the Dallas County Community College District’s campuses. DCCCD serves over 70,000 students annually, of which 37% are Latino/a, making the District the frontline of higher education for the growing Latino/a population in Dallas.

Featured artists include: Mary Becker, James Behan Du Chau, Chong Chu, David Connolly, Lisa Ehrich, Chaitra Garrick, Linda Gossett, Jill Foltz, Kathleen Janvier, Adam Knoche, Natalie Macellaio, Vargha Manshadi, Juliette McCullough, Cristina Medina, Eliana Miranda, Susan Mollet, David Newman, Shawn Saumell, Kristina Smith, Susan Sponsler-Carstarphen, Erin Stafford, Deborah Stenberg, Don Taylor, Amin Tejani, Wendi Ruth Valladares, Murielle White, and Marla Ziegler. Exhibition is curated by Victor Armenta. Exhibition is free and open to the public.

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Conception Art Show Dec. 7

35 Local artists/vendors

Live Music

Light Appetizer Hour (6:00-7:00)

Thursday, December 7th,  2017

Community Beer Co.
1530 Inspiration Drive

Dallas TX

RSVP here for FREE ticket: renee@conceptionevents.com

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