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Artists for Animals presents 7th Annual Concert for Kindness March 11

45 DFW Artists Come Together to Benefit Operation Kindness

Concert for Kindness to be held March 11

Who:

Artists for Animals and Operation Kindness

Artists for Animals – Dallas-based nonprofit that brings artists, musicians, writers and animal lovers together to support North Texas animal rescue charities

Operation Kindness – North Texas’ original and largest no-kill animal shelter

What:

Artists for Animals’ largest event, now in its seventh year, Concert for Kindness is a multimedia performance with 45 Dallas-Fort Worth area artists. The event features classical music and jazz from some of the area’s finest musicians along with dance, stunning photography and art starring Operation Kindness’ cats and dogs – all available for purchase. The event includes a silent auction featuring rescue animal artwork, gift baskets, and drawings and paintings from the advanced life drawing students at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Cocktails, catered hors d’oeuvres and desserts are served. WFAA/Channel 8 meteorologist Colleen Coyle will serve as master of ceremonies.

Highlights include:

  • Musicians of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, including Principal Oboe, Erin Hannigan
  • Photography by Teresa Berg
  • Brian Piper Jazz Trio
  • Dallas Harp Duet
  • Beatbox flute player, Jemini Lee
  • Dallas Symphony Young Strings
  • Performances by students of the Meadows School of the Arts of Southern Methodist University
  • and more!

When:

Sunday, March 11

6 p.m.

Where:

Dallas Moody Performance Hall [MAP IT]

2520 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75201

Cost:

Individual tickets are $100 and include the performance, refreshments, cocktails and catered hors d’oeuvres. Sponsorships are available. For more information on the event and to purchase tickets, please visit: https://squareup.com/store/artists-for-animals.

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About Artists for Animals:

Artists for Animals – a Dallas-based, volunteer-driven 501(c)(3) nonprofit – raises funds to support the homeless pets of Texas. Co-founded by professional photographer Teresa Berg and Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Oboe Erin Hannigan, Artists for Animals combines the many talents of North Texas artists, sculptors, musicians, writers and animal lovers in support of animal rescue charities through yearlong events, special programs and fundraising. Artists for Animals distributes financial grants to area nonprofit organizations focused on homeless animals. For more information, please visit https://artistsforanimalstx.com/.

 

Media Contact:

Mariséla Martin

TrizCom PR

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Office: 972-257-1369

Cell: 469-951-7230

 

Jo Trizila

TrizCom PR

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Office: 972-247-1369

Cell: 469-951-7230

 

Submitted by Marisela Martin. Email: marisela@trizcom.com

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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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Conception Dallas Art Show July 23

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July 23rd 2016 – at Texas Ale Project, located at 1001 North Riverfront Boulevard // 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm // in fabulous Design District in Dallas! https://www.facebook.com/events/280288065663193/

You are invited to attend Conception Dallas Art Show.  An evening of contemporary and fine art, live music from Tim Shewmake, Italian food from The Virgin Olive food truck and craft beer!

Submitted by Ginger Cochran. Email: ginger@conceptionevents.com

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