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Fine Art and Antique Estate Sale at The Artists Showplace Gallery

The Artists Showplace Gallery presents a fine art and antique estate sale beginning on Friday, June 30, and continuing through the month of July. Discover hundreds of paintings, including original oils, limited-edition prints, etchings and engravings; exquisite porcelain, marble and bronze sculptures; antique furniture, clocks, lamps and figurines; and much more. Prices will be 30% to 70% off retail.

Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with special hours from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays.

The Artists Showplace Gallery is located at 15615 Coit Road, Suite 230, Dallas, Texas 75248, at the SW corner of Coit and Arapaho, in the Shops at Spanish Village. For more information, call the gallery at 972-233-1223. http://theartistsshowplace.com/

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SWA International Juried Exhibition closes this Saturday

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The 2016 Society of Watercolor Artists International Juried Exhibition will close at noon on Saturday, May 28th.  There’s still a little time to see the 50 pieces of artwork, including the Best of Show, Aglow by Leon Loughridge of Denver, Colorado.  Fort Worth Central Library, Atrium Gallery.

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Geometric Abstractions Show Now Live (5/21 – 7/2) and Tonight (5/25) – VIP Reception for Angelo DeFilippo

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Tonight (5/25) LuminArte Fine Art Gallery hosts a VIP Reception for artist, Angelo DeFilippo, to promote his ongoing show at the gallery in conjunction with several other artists and titled, Geometric Abstractions. 

The show will run from May 21 – July 2, 2016. 

LuminArte Fine Art Gallery

1727 E. Levee St.

Dallas, TX 75207

214-914-4503

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2016 VisionMakers @ 108 Contemporary – entries due April 1st

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2016 VisionMakers
Call for Entries

Overview
108|Contemporary announces a Call for Entries for VisionMakers 2016, our signature juried exhibition for Oklahoma and Regional artists working in 2- and 3-dimensional fine craft. The purpose is to spotlight and reward excellence by Oklahoma and Regional fine craft artists. The exhibition will be held at 108|Contemporary, a beautiful gallery space in Tulsa’s Brady Arts District, from October 7 – November 19, 2016.

Eligibility
The exhibition is open to individuals 18 years and older who reside in Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas and are not degree-seeking art students. Media is limited to 2- and 3-dimensional fine craft arts, such as, but not limited to: glass, fiber, metal, ceramics and wood. Installation work is encouraged. Work must be original, completed in the last 2 years and not produced while an art student. Must be the same work as submitted image.

Guest Juror
Namita Wiggers is a curator, writer, and museum consultant who combines her experience and training as an art historian, museum educator, ethnographer and design researcher, teacher, writer, and studio art jeweler. She is the former Director and Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon, and she is co-founder of the Critical Craft Forum. Wiggers considers how craft and design function as simultaneously distinct and intersecting practices, and how the exhibition operates as a site and space for cultural inquiry. She serves on the Board of Trustees, American Craft Council and on the curatorial board of accessCeramics.

Awards
There will be $10,000 in awards offered for VisionMakers 2016.

Documentation
There will be a catalog produced in conjunction with the exhibit. 108|Contemporary recommends that accepted artists provide the highest quality image (300 dpi, approximately 1800 X 1200) for graphic reproduction of the work.

Sales
108|Contemporary will retain a 40% commission on all sales.

Liability
The artist is responsible for safe delivery and timely pickup of work. 108|Contemporary will insure work in its possession for the period of September 22 – November 22, 2016. The artist is responsible for damage and/or loss after the pickup date.

Entry Procedure
Please complete entry form online at http://www.callforentry.org using the following link: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2964&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes

Entries will be accepted beginning October 15th, 2015 and ending April 1st, 2016. Entries should include a bio or resume, short artist statement, contact information, label information, and images. Artists may submit up to three images for each of their three submissions; please only include images at 300 dpi. Entry fee is $35 for members of 108|Contemporary and $45 for nonmembers, and entry fees can be paid through the online submission system. Members should contact 108|Contemporary for the member’s code.

Images of accepted entries will be retained by 108|Contemporary, images of non-accepted work will be discarded. Submission of work to this exhibition shall constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to the conditions set forth in this prospectus and shall further include permission to reproduce work for publication, documentation and the press. No substitution of artwork for the original in the digital submission entries will be accepted.

All artwork must be for sale. Artists will be responsible for shipping work to the gallery and 108|Contemporary will pay for return shipping at the conclusion of the exhibition.

VisionMakers 2016 Calendar
April 1st, 2016 Entry Deadline
May 1st, 2016 Artist Notification
September 15th, 2016 Delivery of Artwork to 108 E. Brady, Tulsa, OK
October 7th, 2016 Exhibition Opens
November 20-22nd, 2016 Pick Up All Artwork

For more information, contact director@108contemporary.org or call us 918-895-6302.

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Cowtown Indie Bazaar vendor applications

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North Texas MADE announces their holiday show, The Cowtown Indie Bazaar, scheduled for December 12, 2015, 11 am to 5pm at the Roundup Inn, Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall at Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107.

Cowtown Indie Bazaar will feature handcrafted goods from indie makers from all across North Texas. Find handmade jewelry, home goods, children’s items, unique clothing, accessories, bath & body products, original artwork, eco-friendly items and more. Family friendly, free to attend, indoors and climate controlled. Pay to park. First 40 attendees will receive a complimentary swag bag filled with handmade items. The event will include photo ops with Santa, photo booth, and cash bar.

Vendor applications available at http://www.cowtownindiebazaar.com/ and will be accepted through October 16th. All applicants will hear from us no later than October 23rd. https://www.facebook.com/events/1614582512125276/

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GIDDENS MARCH FEATURED ARTIST SHOW & RECEPTION

Donna Weber - Rotator

You are invited
FEATURED ARTIST SHOW & RECEPTION

Sun Drenched Color by Donna Weber

Show
March 5 – 14
Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm

Reception
March 7
6:00 PM till 9:00 PM
Enjoy Fine Art, Complimentary Wine and Hors d’oeuvres

FEATURED ARTIST
Donna Weber
For details – http://giddensgallery.com/march-artists-show-reception/

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Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine
624 S Main St
Grapevine, Tx 76051
www.giddensgallery.com

817-488-8600

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Mnemosyne – Opening Reception Feb. 21 at LuminArte

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LuminArte presents Mnemosyne, a celebration of contemporary figurative art. In this inspiring exhibition, international artists, including Viktorija Bulava, Esther Wertheimer, Ray Ferrer, Sal Zagami, Victor Frankowski, Luba Muravyeva, Cesar Santafe, Katrin Alvarez, Bruno Angel, Francisco Ceron, Chema Gil, He Si’en, Dick Nosbisch and Noir/Vogue exhibit with local artists, Jonathan Davis, Michael Pavlovsky, Rick Timmons, Luis Fernando Camacho, Ben Britt, Sergei Rodionov, Anja Yamaji and John Milton. The exhibition opens in tandem with the abstract exhibit “No Body, No Evidence, Right?” and runs from January 24th to March 14th; the artists’ reception will commence on February 21st. Both the reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.

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In Greek mythology, Mnemosyne was the personification of memory in Greek mythology. She was a Titaness, the daughter of Uranus and Gaia; and through her bond with Zeus, she was known for being the mother of the nine Muses. The exhibition, Mnemosyne is a sequel to the 2014 international figurative exhibition, Muse; and in this selection, the artwork encompasses the full spectrum of figuration, including Art Nouveau, Pop Art, Realism, Surrealism, Expressionism and Synthetic Cubism in the media of photography, sculpture, drawing and painting.

For many, figurative art evokes a certain kind of sentiment or emotional response. We are inspired by our memories and experiences, even in their abstraction; since the human brain tends to reconstruct the events of one’s life into an overall gestalt or narrative perception. We cannot help but relate our subjective experience to something tangible; and the most physical, personal reference is our own body. We relate to each other in a similar way, finding common connections by nurturing a sense of empathy. Figurative art can inspire this concept of connectivity, which draws upon our memories, our emotions and our life experiences. How we relate to art together as an audience can inspire social, political and cultural movements, yet can alternately restrict popular sentiment, as witnessed in the use of figurative art by totalitarian regimes and through other forms of propaganda. In this exhibition, we strive to free ourselves from restrictions and to view the liberating potential of art through the imitation of existence as inspired by the human form.

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About LuminArte Gallery

LuminArte Gallery, conveniently located in the Dallas Design District, showcases contemporary award-winning artists, as well as bright emerging talent. Specializing in art placement and interior design consultation, the gallery presents collectors, designers and corporate clients with a diverse array of artwork in a variety of media, styles and techniques. Representing over forty artists from more than a dozen countries, LuminArte continues to embrace the local art community by hosting an artist in residence program, and by providing workshops and continuing education opportunities.

LuminArte Gallery is located at 1727 E. Levee Street, Dallas, Texas 75207. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11am – 6pm; and from noon to 6pm on Saturday. For more information, call 214.914.4503 or visit www.luminarte.com and follow on Facebook.

 

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