Tag: Frisco Art Gallery

Solo Show Exhibition : “The Nomads of Iran” & Reception May 20

Photographer and artist Abdollah Raeisi Ardekani’s is having his first solo photo exhibition show from May 8th to June 5th at the Frisco Discovery Center in the Frisco Art Gallery.


  • Tues – Fri: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sat: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sun: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Abdollah Ardekani traveled with nomadic people groups in Iran to capture their migratory lifestyle in breath-taking photographs worthy of National Geographic. Come see his skill and venture to the other side of the world through his artistic medium of photography, right here in the Frisco Art Gallery! Free admission.

Don’t miss the reception and gallery talk on Sunday, May 20th, at 6PM.

Submitted by Camila Coz. Email: ccoz@friscotexas.gov

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Harvest Art Exhibit: Call for Artists


Art Exhibition from Oct 31st- Dec 3rd. http://friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/frisco-art-gallery/

The Frisco Art Gallery is looking for artists with a desire to exhibit any two-dimensional works.

Submission deadline is Monday, Oct. 10.

A $30 entry fee per artist is required. Artists may submit up to 5 pieces.

To submit work, send .jpegs of individual works to dhill@friscotexas.gov.

Work must be titled with artist’s name.

Artist will be notified of their acceptance on or before Saturday, Oct. 22.

Upon acceptance:

Artist agreement must be completed

List: artist, title, size, media, description, and price attached to back of work.

To meet gallery requirements, work must be ready-to-hang for Arakawa Railing System (wire on back is best).

  • Drop off date will be Sunday, Oct. 30 between 10am-12pm.

Entry fee ($30) due by drop off date. Check or credit card only. No cash. Checks made out to “City of Frisco”

  • Pick up will be Sunday, Dec. 4 between 12pm-2pm.


Artist Agreement and Entry Form

For more information contact dhill@friscotexas.gov or call 972-292-6651

Submitted by David Hill. Email: dhill@friscotexas.gov

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THIS SUNDAY: Closing Reception & Panel Discussion for NVM Collective Art Show!


Check out art pieces by seven artists who created murals and other graphic work for the newly opened National Videogame Museum in the Frisco Discovery Center! From 4:30-6:30PM on Saturday, April 16th, browse the exhibition in the Frisco Art Gallery, hear from Eric Koch and Maximilian Juhasz in a brief panel discussion, and enjoy light refreshments. Free and open to the public.

For more information, see the Frisco Art Gallery homepage: http://friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/frisco-art-gallery/

Or, call 972-668-5180

Submitted by Paige Prater. Email: pprater@friscotexas.gov

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ARTrageous in Frisco


The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco will host a closing reception for the open art show featuring pieces by more than 24 members and non-members in the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center. The reception from 3-5PM is free and open to the public.

Questions? Contact VAGF President, Brenda Thomas at brenda.g.thomas@gmail.com


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Call for ARTrageous Submissions – June 21st Deadline!


The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco will host an open art show for members and non-members this summer in the Frisco Art Gallery at Frisco’s Discovery Center. Come during regular business hours to view art of all mediums and genres from local artists. Submit up to 5 images to artwithpaige@gmail.com BY JUNE 21 to be considered for this show.

Up to three images will be accepted per artist. Entry fee is $10 for VAGF members and $20 for non-VAGF members.

Pieces must be ready-to-hang. Drop off will be June 28th from 12-2pm at the Frisco Discovery Center.

Questions? Contact VAGF President, Brenda Thomas at brenda.g.thomas@gmail.com



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April 25 Deadline – Call for Art: “POP! Goes the Photograph” in the Frisco Art Gallery


If Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Ansel Adams collaborated, what sort of artistic interpretations would they come up with? You have a chance to submit  artworks that explicitly or implicitly incorporate photography and American pop-culture.

Calling all artists who work with images in mixed media! Looking for pop-influenced images, some photographically produced, some iconic, and all applied in innovative ways to canvas, matte board, paper, panel, sculpture, and more!

Submit JPEGS of your work to exhibits@friscoarts.org by April 25 to be considered for the show. 

Frisco Art Gallery in the Frisco Discovery Center


May 21 – June 29, 2015

Reception / Panel Discussion May 27, 7-9pm



Questions? Call 972-668-5180 or email exhibits@friscoarts.org.

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Two Days Left to Submit Images for “emoji” in the Frisco Art Gallery!


Interested in displaying your expressive, emotive work? Submit images to pprater@friscoarts.org by Jan 28 to be considered for participating in “emoji,” an art exhibition to show what you feel. Show will be held from Feb 3-27, 2015 in the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.


Email Paige, call 972-668-5180, or see complete details here: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/emoji-art-show-feb/

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“emoji: show what you feel” – call for art – Frisco Art Gallery – DEADLINE JAN 28


Frisco Arts is hosting an open art exhibition for ages 15 and up. Emoticons are widely used in texting to convey nuances of feelings such as love, goofiness, sadness, anger, fright, and happiness. How do you creatively express your emotions in art? Open to artists, ages 15 and up, working in any media. Pieces must be ready to hang or display, fully compatible with the Arakawa Cable and Rail system.

Submit up to 5 images of your work by January 28 to pprater@friscoarts.org to be considered for the show. If accepted, you will be notified within 48 hours and the drop-off will take place from 12-2PM on Monday, Feb 2. Entry form, release, and fees ($20 for students; $30 for professionals) will be due upon drop-off.

Questions? Contact Paige: pprater@friscoarts.org or call 972-668-5180


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Calling all PRINTMAKERS: 3rd Annual imPRESS exhibition in the Frisco Art Gallery


If you are a printmaker, submit your imPRESSive images to pprater@friscoarts.org by January 2nd, 2015.  If accepted, the prints will be exhibited in the Frisco Art Gallery from January 6-31, 2015, with a reception/award/demo happening on Wednesday, January 14, from 7-9PM.

Details and forms can be found at: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/impress-printmaking-exhibit-jan/

Questions? Email Paige Prater, Frisco Arts Director of Marketing & Exhibits: pprater@friscoarts.org

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Call for Canned Goods Sculptures! Entry Fee DUE Nov 1!


Frisco Arts is hosting a canned goods sculpture exhibition to benefit Frisco Family Services’ Food Pantry.

Create a canned goods sculpture out of Thanksgiving food cans for a two-week display in the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.

Entry forms due by Nov 1! Email Paige Prater, Frisco Arts Director of Marketing & Exhibits: pprater@friscoarts.org

Forms and details are available on the event page: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/can-you-give-thanks-nov/

Drop-off on Sunday, Nov 9th or call to make alternate arrangements: 972-668-5180

Questions? Email Paige: pprater@friscoarts.org


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“Taste + See” Call for Art in the Frisco Art Gallery! Deadline 6/14


How does art engage the five senses?

Demonstrate your interpretation of this power!

Create and submit two and three-dimensional pieces by 5PM, June 14 for the “Taste + See” show coming to the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, July 3-28, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.

Send your labeled JPEGs and filled-out entry form to Paige Prater, Frisco Arts Exhibits Coordinator: pprater@friscoarts.org

Upon acceptance into the show, your $25 entry fee and release form will be due.

All forms and details can be found on the exhibit page: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/taste-see-art-exhibition/

Still have questions? Call the Frisco Arts Office at (972) 668-5180 or email pprater@friscoarts.org

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One week left to submit to “urban footprint” photography show!

Urbanfootprint_photoexhib_May2013_11x17_ed1_resizedDo you shoot photographs of urban spaces, places, and people?

Submit to this juried photography show coming up May 7-31 in the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034!

Paho Mann, Dallas photographer and Assistant Professor of Photography at the University of North Texas is the juror, with the “Best Impression” Award presented at the reception on May 16, 7-9PM.

Find all the forms and details here: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/urban-footprint-juried-photography-exhibit/

Still have questions? Email Paige Prater, Exhibits Coordinator: pprater@friscoarts.org or call 972-668-5180

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“urban footprint” – exclusive call for photography!


Got photographs?

“urban footprint” is a strictly photographic exhibit slated for May 7-31, 2013 in the Frisco Art Gallery, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.

From an individual footprint to a complex skyline, human industry and creativity have altered and transformed the natural world. This exhibit seeks photographs that capture a moment in, a representative of, or a monument to, civilization.

Images may show the positive and negative effects upon nature including cityscapes, altered landscapes, urban jungles, city dwellers, city workers, night life, government officials, environmental pollution, automobiles, machines, and more!

Selections will reflect a creative interpretation of the advance of human agency, particularly in the context of the city.

DEADLINE to submit: April 26.

Email up to 5 possible submissions in JPEG format to curator, Paige Prater: pprater@friscoarts.org

Paho Mann, Assistant Professor of Photography at the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas, will jury the exhibit.

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Dress it UP! Call for Entries; Deadline March 23


From local prom kings and queens to the iconic Marilyn Monroe, what one wears communicates status and identity.

Does your artwork visually dialog with this phenomena thematically or directly?

From April 8-28 in the Frisco Art Gallery, “Dress it UP!” will highlight artwork engaging with ideas of gender, beauty, and popularity, particularly in the context of material culture and modes of dress.

Submit labeled JPEGs of possible submissions to Frisco Arts Exhibits Coordinator and Curator, Paige Prater: pprater@friscoarts.org. Questions? Call 972-668-5180.

Deadline to enter: March 23, 5PM.
Entry fee: $25 (good for up to 8 pieces.)
Student rate: $15
Drop off: April 5-6
Pickup: April 28

Exhibit: April 8 – 28, 2013
Reception/Awards: Wednesday, April 10, 7-9PM

For details and forms see http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/dress-it-up-art-exhibit/

Frisco Arts, the Official Art Agency of the City of Frisco, manages the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX, 75034, a multi-use community arts facility that opened in October 2010.

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OZmosis Call for DFW-area Artists!


Enter your fantastical, ephemeral, and journey-or-destination-inspired artworks using any media to the OZmosis exhibit March 5-30 in the Frisco Art Gallery! Pieces may directly or implicitly refer to the absorption or diffusion of themes and/or characters in the Wizard of Oz book or movies. Limited three-dimensional space available.

Deadline to enter: FEB 15, 5PM

Reception/Awards: Thursday, March 7, from 7-9PM.

See the event page for details, entry form, guidelines, etc,: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/ozmosis-art-exhibit/

Questions? Email Paige Prater, Frisco Arts’ Exhibits Coordinator at pprater@friscoarts.org or call 972-668-5180.

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