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Frisco’s Art in the Atrium 15 call deadline August 21

Art in the Atrium 15
Call for Artists
Deadline–August 21, 2017

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The City of Frisco seeks original, 2-Dimensional artworks by artists from Frisco and the surrounding area for the 15th installment of Art in the Atrium. Art in the Atrium 15 will showcase artistic excellence in the region, encourage public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art, and promote the City’s cultural and economic initiatives.

Art in the Atrium 15 is scheduled for Monday, October 9, 2017 through Friday, March 9, 2018.

The mission of the City of Frisco Public Art Program is to enrich Frisco’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy by bringing dynamic contemporary art to a broad audience of residents and visitors.

In keeping with that mission, the Public Art Board initiated Frisco’s ongoing Art in the Atrium series at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center. This facility, with its open atrium design and tall limestone walls, has proven to be an exceptional venue for showcasing the artistic excellence of our local and regional artists.

SCHEDULE (Subject to Change)

  • Monday, August 21, 2017, 4:00pm CST: The deadline for accepting submissions to Art in the Atrium 15
  • Early September 2017: Selection process and notification of artists
  • Friday, September 29, 2017 – 10 am to 2 pm, and 4 to 8 pm: Artists drop off selected artwork, framed and ready to hang, and original signed loan agreement at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center (6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034), 1st floor Executive Conference Room (Rm C130). Artists are encouraged to keep a copy of the signed agreement for their records. NOTE: This is the only day artwork will be accepted. Shipping artworks to the location is not permitted. If the artist cannot deliver it, please make arrangements for delivery of the artwork by someone else.
  • Friday, October 6, 2017: Installation of artwork
  • Friday, October 9, 2017: Exhibition opens
  • Monday, October 16, 2017 – 6 to 8 pm: Artist Reception
  • Friday, March 9, 2018: Exhibition closes
  • Monday, March 12, 2018 – 10 am to 2 pm, and 4 to 8 pm: Artists pick up artwork at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center (6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034), 1st floor Executive Conference Room (Rm C130). NOTE: This is the only day artwork can be picked up. If the artist cannot retrieve it, please make arrangements for artwork pick up by someone else.

Contact Stephen Ross for more information

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“Abstract Perspective: The Art of Kathy Metcalf” June 24

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Frisco Fine Art welcomes multimedia artist Kathy Metcalf in the exhibit “Abstract Perspective”, on display from June 24 until July 8.  A reception to meet the artist will be held on Saturday, June 24, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

A native of Dallas, Metcalf says that at the turn of the 21st century, she found herself in fervent need of self-expression. Completely self-taught, she views painting as a “catharsis for the soul”, giving her a sense of creativity, peace and joy. Her work is bold in color and texture and reflects the mood of the moment.

Frisco Fine Art Gallery
(214) 872-1917
Stonebriar Centre Mall Frisco
Upper Level ~ Next to Dillard’s
Mon – Sat: 10am – 9pm
Sun: 12pm – 6pm

https://www.friscofineart.com/

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Opening reception June 25 for VAGF’s Artrageous 2017

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The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco will be hosting an Opening reception for its summer show Artrageous 2017 on Sunday June 25 from 6-8pm at the Frisco Discovery Center (8004 Dallas Prkwy #200, Frisco TX )

Come to see original artworks from local and national artists. Awards for best artworks in different categories will be announced during the reception.

Free admission.

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“Flow”: Fluid Abstracts by Mary Galbraith opens June 17 at Frisco Fine Art

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Frisco Fine Art welcomes local abstract artist Mary Galbraith in the exhibit “Flow”, from June 17 to July 1. A reception to meet the artist will be held on Saturday, June 17, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The exhibit will showcase her most recent work: stunning, fluid acrylic paintings that evoke both calm and movement. Galbraith has a solid foundation in nearly every medium. As early as high school, she was participating in painting workshops throughout Texas and became an accomplished photorealistic artist. Now an advocate for experimentation, she broke from the tight constraints of photorealism to explore the looseness and abandon of fluid acrylics.  “Now that I’ve finally stepped out of my self-imposed box, I’ve never felt more free.”

Frisco Fine Art

2601 Preston Road, Suite 2002

Frisco, Texas 75034

Stonebriar Center, upper level next to Dillards

214-872-1917

http://www.friscofineart.com

 

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More Calls for Art Around Texas

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The Grove at Frisco Commons
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
City: Frisco
State: Texas
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 6/22/17

The City of Frisco, Texas Public Art Program is issuing this Request for Qualifications for a public art opportunity at The Grove at Frisco Commons. Budget: $84,500.00

The Grove at Frisco Commons – an active adult center opening in early 2019 – will add a new social and educational destination to the already popular park. With a primary goal of serving adults 50 and over, this 30,000+ square-foot facility will include a diverse array of multi-use spaces for activities of all kinds including learning opportunities, fitness and games. Additionally, The Grove at Frisco Commons will serve as a meeting and special event space for the citizens of Frisco and beyond.

The name ‘The Grove’ was inspired by an existing grove of trees at the park and the desire to emphasize the importance of natural forms and themes for the development. The public art project will be located in an exterior courtyard with the many glass walls of the building on one side and the green spaces of the park on the other, accessible to audiences of all ages. The highly visible artwork will be displayed in an elevated planting bed, surrounded by landscaping and built-in benches.


 

For artist opportunities at local craft shows see http://www.dfwcraftshows.com/

 


 

Navasota Artist in Residency Fall 2017
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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: International
City: Navasota
State: Texas
Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 8/14/2017 – 2/12/2018
Entry Deadline: 6/11/17
Days remaining to deadline: 12

The City of Navasota and The Arts Council of Brazos Valley invite artists to apply for a six month residency in Navasota, Texas! The Artists in Residence will have an opportunity to live, work, and exhibit in the historic Horlock Home in Navasota, Texas, which includes living and studio space for each of the three selected artists as well as a retail gallery space. The residency period is six (6) months from mid-August 2017 to mid-February 2018.

The City of Navasota will provide amenities including living/studio space, retail gallery space, internet, cable, and utilities free of charge to selected artists with the purpose of providing artists the opportunity to create and sell their work. Each artist will also receive a one-time $600 stipend at the beginning of the residency to assist with supply purchases.

 


 

TPS National Photography Award
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Call Type: Award
Eligibility: National
City: Frisco
State: Texas
Fee: $45.00
Event Dates: 5/8/2017 – 6/23/2017
Entry Deadline: 6/23/17

Texas Photographic Society is delighted to announce a new award program for artists residing in the United States who have a consistent body of photographic work. The recipient will be awarded a $2,000 cash prize; a solo exhibition at Red Maple Gallery, a new Participating Space during FotoFest 2018 in Houston, Texas; a solo exhibition at LHUCA in Lubbock, Texas; and international exposure in the photo community! This call is open to all subject matter, aesthetic approaches, and photographic processes. Two-dimensional work is preferred, and submissions from artists of all levels are encouraged.


 

2017 Western Trappings on The Llano
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Llano
State: Texas
Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 10/13/2017 – 10/28/2017
Entry Deadline: 7/1/17

A 16 day, Juried, International exhibit and sale of original Western Trappings, Art, Jewelry and Gear.


 

Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show 2017 El Paso, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/9/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 11/18/2017 – 11/19/2017

The Las Artistas Art & Fine Craft Show, now in its 48th year, is a popular pre-Thanksgiving event, attracting an upscale audience of arts and crafts collectors and enthusiasts from El Paso, TX, Las Cruces, NM, and beyond. This small, artist-produced show is strictly juried, catering to affluent and savvy buyers. Booth fees are very reasonable and include electricity, reported art and fine craft sales are consistently strong, and the event has a friendly, easy going atmosphere. All booths will be located INSIDE and will be 10×10 or 10×15! To attract even more buyers, the show will feature art and craft demonstrations, live music, and creative cuisine from food trucks.

Las Artistas is working with a professional marketing agency with arts and crafts event expertise to promote the show and is updating its website to provide exhibitors with additional exposure. El Paso is known as a community that supports, promotes and funds the arts. In fact, our extensive advertising budget is funded in part by the Texas State Commission on the Arts and the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department.

This year, we are having a new section that we are calling Next Generation. This section of artists will be composed by local children under the age of 18. They will have a table displaying their pieces. This is part of an effort to build the art community in the area.

Don’t miss this opportunity to sell your work in a fun, festive environment!


Septemberfest at the Museum of the Southwest 2017 Midland, Texas
DEADLINE: 6/5/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 9/8/2017 – 9/10/2017

This show is produced with the aim of providing an exposition of high quality arts and crafts by national artists and craftspersons, to benefit the Museum of the Southwest. Annual attendance 10,000.  Best in Show wins $1000. The 2017 event will mark our 48th successful year!


 

Covington Three Rivers Art Festival 2017 Covington, Louisiana

DEADLINE: 6/4/2017
Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 11/11/2017 – 11/12/2017

The Covington Three Rivers Art Festival invites you to apply to our 21st Annual juried festival. Attracting 50,000+ visitors last year, the award-winning festival is dedicated to bringing the best of fine arts and fine crafts to historic downtown Covington, Louisiana, and providing the best in Southern Hospitality for our artists.

Our site stretches outdoors along Columbia Street, lined by many of the galleries, antique and specialty shops, and restaurants for which Covington is well-known. The Arts Alive! demonstrations, Children’s Discovery Area, Student Art Exhibit and musical performances add to the festival ambiance and attraction.

Conveniently accessed off I-12, Covington is located on the Northshore of Lake Pontchartrain across the world’s longest bridge and is only 45 minutes from downtown New Orleans. This quaint, historic town is nestled along the Abita, Bogue Falaya, and Tchefuncte Rivers—hence the name Covington Three Rivers Art Festival.

Applications for this year’s festival will be accepted and processed through ZAPPlicationTM beginning February 8, 2017. Deadline for accepting entries is June 4, 2017.

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VAGF ArtRageous 2017 deadline June 1

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This is a call for all artists to submit their artworks for our upcoming summer show titled ArtRageous 2017 to be held from June 21 through July 15, 2017.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography Mixed Media, and Sculpture. Subject matter is open. All works should be artist’s original creation. Prints of originals are not accepted. If interested, send completed Submission form with up to 3 images of your artworks as JPEG to exhibits@vagf.org for consideration by Thursday, June 1. Please include dimensions, medium, title and sale price for each submitted artwork. Please make sure that the work shall not have previously been exhibited in a VAGF Show.

You will be notified of acceptance into the show by Monday, June 12. Accepted works must be delivered at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N Dallas Parkway, Frisco TX 75034 on the Take In date and time.
For more information see https://vagf.org/2017/04/11/27224/

Timeline for the show
Submission: Thursday, June 1
Acceptance: Monday, June 12
Take-in: Sunday, June 18, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM
Opening Reception: Sunday, June 25, 6:00-8:00 PM
Take-down: Sunday, July 16, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Entry Fee
Show is free for VAGF members. Non-members fee is $30. Join VAGF now for only $35 to receive members benefits throughout the year of 2017. https://vagf.org/membership/

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Christina Yielding at Frisco Fine Art

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Frisco Fine Art welcomes local modern artist Christina Yielding on Saturday, May 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Then, on Sunday, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., we will celebrate Memorial Day with live painting demonstrations by Christina. Refreshments will be served.

Christina began painting 15 years ago. Her innovative techniques for creating her mixed-media paintings include using a variety of scrapers rather than brushes. Painting solely on wood, Christina builds a custom frame around every gorgeous piece. Her work has been featured in both solo and group shows throughout  the Dallas-Fort Worth area. “The boundless and infinite nature of this work frees my imagination and silences my thoughts to allow for happy accidents infused with a measure of grace that influence the finished project.”

For more information, call the gallery at 214-872-1917 or visit www.friscofineart.com. Frisco Fine Art is located at Stonebriar Center, on the upper level next to Dillards.

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thegallery8680| Through the Eye of the Lens May 5

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thegallery8680 presents Through the Eye of the Lens

On Friday May 5th @ 7pm the gallery is opening its doors to photography a  collection of work of artists that have seen the world through the lens of a camera. We are sharing this view with you. 
We hope you can join us as we;  the gallery and all its crew can introduce you to life through | the eye of the lens.

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Frisco Fine Art Presents “The 10” April 28 & 29

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Frisco Fine Art is building a brand new masterpiece in Stonebriar Center. Not only do we feature beautiful collectible art and modern master works, but we also exhibit work by some of the finest emerging talent in North Texas. Join us from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, as we introduce ten emerging artists you need to know – each with an amazing story:

  • Buzzy Gamble
  • Cesar Llamas
  • Christina Yielding
  • Daniel Padilla
  • Karl Melton
  • Mary Galbraith
  • Maria D’Azucena
  • Kathy Metcalf
  • Storey Diaz
  • Simon

 

Frisco Fine Art/Masterpiece Gallery

2601 Preston Road, Suite 2002

Frisco, Texas 75034

Stonebriar Center, upper level next to Dillards

214-872-1917

https://www.friscofineart.com/

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VAGF Monthly meeting

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Monthly Meeting
Tuesday April 11th, 7-9PM
Expedition Frisco; 9073 Berkshire Dr. Frisco

Drawing and Painting with Live model in Japanese wedding kimono

Join VAGF members at Expedition Frisco (9073 Berkshire Dr. Frisco, TX 75033) for the monthly meeting.
Madame Butterfly Opera was so beautiful that we have decided to give our artists an opportunity to paint, draw, or photograph our own “Madame Butterfly”. Bring your easels and favorite medium to draw and paint a live model attired in a traditional wedding kimono.

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We also will have a mini-critique. Bring a piece of artwork (framing not necessary) and it can even be work-in -progress for a friendly feedback. We will draw for a prize at the meeting for participating Artists.

Come join in for a fun, creative night.

Members and visitors are welcome.

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“Miami Meets Frisco: Maria Teresa D’Azucena at Frisco Fine Art Gallery

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Frisco Fine Art/Masterpiece Gallery welcomes contemporary abstract artist Maria Teresa D’Azucena in the exhibit “Miami Meets Frisco”, which runs through April 30. A reception to honor the artist will be held on Friday, April 7, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

A native of El Salvador, Azucena received an education degree and ran a successful school before moving to Miami, where she studied painting under such well-known artists as Alberto Pancorbo and Baruj Salinas.  Working primarily in mixed media, she is inspired by nature and figures from her Latin American culture.

Her vibrant, colorful work has been featured in solo and group shows around the world, and she is represented by galleries in New York, Miami, Paris, and beyond.  She currently serves as a director of Art Projects USA and shares her passion for art with children.

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FRISCO FINE ART GALLERY

Stonebriar Centre Mall Frisco

Upper Level ~ Next to Dillard’s

2601 Preston Rd, # 2002  Frisco, TX 75034

info@friscofineart.com Tel. 214.872.1917

Mon – Sat: 10am – 9pm
Sun: 12pm – 6pm

 

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Arts in the Square 2017 – April 1st & 2nd in Frisco

 

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About the Eighth Annual Arts in the Square Festival

Arts in the Square is an annual juried fine arts and crafts festival featuring over 120 of the best local and regional artists selling their handmade creations on April 1-2, 2017 in one of the country’s fastest growing cities. This eighth-annual festival is presented by Frisco Square in collaboration with Frisco Independent School District, with proceeds going to the Frisco Education Foundation and Frisco Family Services. Frisco Square hosts and presents events throughout the year and has a reputation of bringing out the high-end buying crowd. Every aspect of this event is artist-focused and seeks to provide a venue for enhancing the artist’s visibility in the community. During the festival, cash prizes for Best-in-Show ($500) and Juror’s Choice ($500), along with nine student prizes will be presented. Other amenities include hotel discounts, free parking, and artist’s hospitality.

 

Festival Hours: Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 11AM-6PM and Sunday, April 2, 2017, from 11AM-6PM

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CALL FOR ARTISTS and VOLUNTEERS: Hollyhock Artist Pavilion Art Exhibit 2017

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CALL FOR ARTISTS and VOLUNTEERS

Hollyhock Artist Pavilion Art Exhibit 2017

This is a call for all artists to submit their artworks for Hollyhock Artist Pavilion Art Exhibit  to be held on March 25th 2017. This is a one day event and the Exhibit will be open to Public from 12:00 to 4:00 pm on March 25th and it will be a part of the Grand Hollyhock Opening Project. Artists are requested to collect their works after 4:00 pm once the Event is over. This exhibit is for members only.

We have a space to exhibit 6-8 sculptures and about 14 artworks on the wall. All the artworks will be for sale. Estimated number of people attending the event is about 700/1250 people. Mega promotions are done by the Hollyhock Project Organisers.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography Mixed Media, and Sculpture. Subject matter is open. All works should be artists original creation. If interested, send 3 images of your artworks as JPEG to exhibits@vagf.org for consideration by end of the day Sunday, March 19. Include dimensions, medium, title and sale price for each submitted work.

You will be notified of acceptance into the show by Wednesday, March 22. Accepted works must be delivered to the event ground at  16360 Hollyhock Rd. Frisco, TX 75033 on March 25 (time will be communicated to those participate in the exhibit).

 

Timeline for the exhibit

  • Submission: Sunday, March 19
  • Acceptance: Tuesday, March 21
  • Take-in: Saturday March 25
  • Take-down: Saturday March 25

 

Entry Fee

Exhibit is free for VAGF members. Join VAGF now for only $35 to receive members benefits throughout the year. http://vagf.org

 

Gallery Requirement

All submitted works should be ready-to-hang with wire taut at the upper fourth of the frame. Saw-tooth hanging will not be accepted. All works on  1/2canvases should be framed. All the works on 1to 2canvases need to have neatly painted edges if not framed. Please keep in mind that this is outdoor event; we will take the best efforts to do secure installation. Gallery wrapped canvases are preferred, no artworks under glass; sculptures for this particular event need to be heavy.

 

Sales

From each sale during the event VAGF requests a 20% donation. Artist are responsible for labeling their artworks with prices clearly stated. Feel free to bring your business cards to set on the exhibit table.

 

Volunteers needed

We do need at least 6 volunteers to help with the event:

  • Children activity table. We will have a simple craft project for children and will need volunteers to oversee activities in 1 hr shifts
  • Art pavilion / VAGF table . We need 1-2 volunteers to oversee the exhibit

 

Contact:

If you have any questions feel free to send us an email at exhibits@vagf.org . We will try to reach back to you at the earliest. Looking forward to seeing you at the event.   

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Call for Artworks – VAGF Exhibit at the Roots

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This is a call for all artists to submit their artwork for our upcoming Exhibit at The Roots.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography and Mixed Media, Subject matter is open. All works should be artist’s original creation. If interested, send your up to 3 images of your artwork as JPEG to exhibits@vagf.org for consideration by Sunday, March 12th. Include your Bio, dimensions, medium, title and sale price for each submitted work. 

You will be notified of acceptance into the Exhibition by Wednesday, March 15th. Accepted works must be delivered at “The Roots” 6142 Frisco Square Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034 on the Take In date and time.

Timeline for the Exhibition

Submission: Sunday, March 12

Acceptance: Wednesday, March 15

Take-in: Saturday, March 18, from 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Opening Reception: Sunday, March 19, 6:00-8:00PM 

Take-down: Sunday, July 16, from 12:00 – 2:00

Submission fee: is $5.00 for each Artwork accepted

Exhibition is for members only

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VAGF Fresh Start Show – Artist Reception Feb. 26

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VAGF Fresh Start Show 2017 is a Juried Show of selected artworks by VAGF members. The exhibits are in categories of Painting, Photography, Sculpting, Drawing and Mixed Media. We are also promoting Young Talents in our Shows. Awards will be announced at the reception.

Artists Reception will be held on February 26 from 6-8 pm at the Art Galleries of the Frisco Discovery Center (8004 N Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034). Come and enjoy art, music and some refreshments with us.

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VAGF Monthly meeting Feb. 13: Color Composition – Annie Royer

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Join VAGF members for the monthly meeting on Monday, February 13 from 7-9pm at Expedition Frisco (9073 Berkshire Dr. Frisco, TX 75033).

Come join us to hear about upcoming art events from Tammy Suh Meinershagen, Executive director of Frisco Arts. Followed by demonstration from Annie Royer on Color Composition.

A strong color composition is Annie Royer’s top priority in every project, whether a painting or an interior design project.  Through dialogue and demonstration, she’ll share some of the ways she arrives at a color composition that pleases her.  Because colorways are very personal, bring 5 or so of your favorite colors (tubes of paint, pieces of fabric, whatever is your medium of choice) with which to experiment.

We also will have a mini-critique. Bring a piece of artwork (framing not necessary) and it can even be work-in -progress for a friendly feedback.  We will draw for a prize at the meeting for participating Artists.  

Come join in for a fun, creative night.  

Members and visitors are welcome.

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VAGF’s 2017 FRESH START entries due Feb. 5

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This is a call for all artists to submit their artworks for our upcoming show titled Fresh Start for the year 2017 to be held from February 19th through March 26th.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography Mixed Media, and Sculpture. Subject matter is open. All works should be artists original creation. If interested, send completed submission form with up to 3 images of your artworks as JPEG to exhibits@vagf.orgfor consideration by Sunday, February 5th. Include dimensions, medium, title and sale price for each submitted work. Please make sure that submitted artworks haven’t previously been exhibited in a VAGF Show. Click this link to download the form vagf-artworks-submission-form

You will be notified of acceptance into the show by Sunday, February 12. Accepted works must be delivered at the Frisco Discovery Centre, 8004 N Dallas Parkway, Frisco TX 75034 on the Take In date and time.

Timeline for the show

Submission: Sunday, February 5

Acceptance: Sunday, February 12

Take-in : Sunday, February 19, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Opening Reception : Sunday, February 26, 6:00-8:00PM

Take-down : Sunday, March 26, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Entry Fee: Show is free for VAGF members. Join VAGF now for only $35 to receive members benefits throughout 2017! https://vagf.org/membership/

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Art in the Atrium 14 Call for Artists

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The City of Frisco seeks current, 2-Dimensional works of art by artists from Frisco and the surrounding area for the 14th installment of Art in the Atrium. The exhibition showcases regional artistic endeavors and encourages public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art. The program’s goal is to reflect the artistic excellence in and around Frisco and to promote the City’s cultural and economic initiatives.

Art in the Atrium 14 is scheduled for Monday, April 10, 2017 through Friday, September 8, 2017. 

Frisco Public Art Program – Art in the Atrium 14

Exhibition Call for Artists

The mission of the City of Frisco Public Art Program is to enrich Frisco’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy by bringing dynamic contemporary art to a broad audience of residents and visitors.

In keeping with that mission, the Public Art Board initiated Frisco’s ongoing Art in the Atrium series at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center. This facility, with its open atrium design and tall limestone walls, has proven to be an exceptional venue for showcasing the artistic excellence of our local and regional artists.

CALL

The City of Frisco seeks current, 2-Dimensional works of art by artists from Frisco and the surrounding area for the 14th installment of Art in the Atrium. The exhibition showcases regional artistic endeavors and encourages public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art. The program’s goal is to reflect the artistic excellence in and around Frisco and to promote the City’s cultural and economic initiatives.

Art in the Atrium 14 is scheduled for Monday, April 10, 2017 through Friday, September 8, 2017. 

DISCLAIMER

The George A. Purefoy Municipal Center (City Hall) does not function as a gallery or museum in its ability to exhibit any and all content within its business setting. While the City of Frisco respects the freedom of expression in visual arts, the City reserves the right to remove or relocate artwork at its sole discretion.

ELIGIBILITY and SUBMISSION

Visual Artists who live or work in and around the North Texas area and are at least 18 years old, are invited to submit no more than five (5) images of original artwork available for loan beginning Thursday, March 23, 2017 through Monday, September 11, 2017.

Artwork must have been created within the past 3 years. All artwork must be suitable for hanging. No 3-D artwork will be considered. Photographs submitted must be of high quality, printed on quality paper.

Submissions will be accepted only through the online process.

Interested artists must submit the following items online on or before Monday, February 20, 2017.

  • An artist statement with current contact information.
  • No more than 5 digital images of available artwork.
  • Annotated image list. IMAGE FORMAT REQUIREMENTSArtists may submit no more than 5 available artwork images online at www.callforentry.org in accordance with the following guidelines.
  1. Submit images in .jpg format. Only submit images with a minimum of 1200 pixels on the shortest side.
  2. Number each image and include the following annotations for each image.
  • Artist Name
  • Title of artwork
  • Date of completion
  • Medium/Media
  • Size in inches—vertical x horizontal
  • Price of artwork, if for saleArtists must comply with the formatting criteria to be considered.All art submissions to the City of Frisco’s Art in the Atrium 14 exhibition will be reviewed and selected by the Frisco Public Art Board (PAB). All submitting artists will receive written notice of acceptance, modification or rejection of their submission(s).

    Selection criteria includes:

  • Demonstrated excellence of submitted works in conceptual, aesthetic and technical terms.
  • Professional qualifications and relevant experience.
  • Appropriateness to the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center as determined by the PAB. 

    EXHIBITION LOCATIONS and LIMITATIONS

    Placement of the artwork is at the sole discretion of the Public Art Board and the Public Art Coordinator and will be limited to the following areas inside the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center.

     First Floor: Atrium Lobby
     Second Floor: Atrium and Stairwell
     Third Floor: Atrium and Stairwell
     Fourth Floor: Atrium and Stairwell
     Fifth Floor: Commons Area

  

SALES

Artwork on display at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center may be for sale by the artist loaning the artwork provided that any artwork sold remains on display until the conclusion of the exhibition. However, early removal may be approved by the Public Art Coordinator with prior written consent. The artist lending artwork for an exhibition must provide a suitable replacement, subject to the Public Art Coordinator’s approval, for artwork removed from an exhibition before its conclusion.

The artist is responsible for all aspects of a sale transaction of artwork on display. The City of Frisco does not receive a commission on or compensation from the sale of artwork exhibited.

PURCHASE FOR PERMANENT COLLECTION

It is the intent of the City of Frisco to enhance its permanent public art collection through acquisitions. Artwork submitted to Art in the Atrium 14 may be considered for purchase into the City of Frisco’s permanent collection. If the City chooses to select an artwork for purchase, a contract will be negotiated between the artist and the City.

TERMS OF LOAN and LOAN AGREEMENT

Selected artists will be asked to sign an agreement of loan and all conditions listed therein.

DELIVERY OF SUBMISSIONS:

The deadline for accepting submissions to Art in the Atrium 14 is Monday,

February 20, 2017. Upload your submissions, including a statement with up to 5 images and an annotated list of artwork to: www.callforentry.org

 

SCHEDULE (Subject to Change)

  • Monday, January 16 – Monday, February 20, 2017 Call for Artists for the Art in the Atrium 14
  • Early March 2017 Selection process and notification of artists
  • Thursday, March 23, 2017 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 to 8 p.m. Artists drop off selected artwork, framed and ready to hang, and original signed loan agreement at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center (6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034), 5th floor City Room. Artists are encouraged to keep a copy of the signed agreement for their records. NOTE: This is the only day artwork will be accepted. If the artist cannot deliver it, please make arrangements for delivery of the artwork by someone else. 
  • Friday, April 7, 2017:  Installation of artwork 
  • Monday, April 10, 2017:  Exhibition opens 
  • Monday, April 17, 2017:  Artist Reception 
  • Friday, September 8, 2017:  Exhibition closes 
  • Monday, September 11, 2017 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 to 8 p.m. Artists pick up artwork at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center (6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034), 5th floor City Room. NOTE: This is the only day artwork can be picked up. If the artist cannot retrieve it, please make arrangements for artwork pick up by someone else.If you have any questions, contact Public Art Coordinator Becky Deo at MSears@friscotexas.gov.

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VAGF Call for entries – Fresh Start 2017

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This is a call for all artists to submit their artworks for our upcoming show titled Fresh Start for the year 2017 to be held from February 19th through March 26th.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography Mixed Media, and Sculpture. Subject matter is open. All works should be artists original creation. If interested, send completed submission form with up to 3 images of your artworks as JPEG to exhibits@vagf.org for consideration by Sunday, February 5th. Include dimensions, medium, title and sale price for each submitted work. Please make sure that submitted artworks haven’t previously been exhibited in a VAGF Show.

Please see our website vagf.org for more details and for downloading a submission form. Show is free for VAGF members. Join VAGF now for only $35 to receive members benefits throughout 2017! https://vagf.org/membership/

If you have any questions feel free to drop an email at exhibits@vagf.org . We’ll try and get back to you at the earliest possible time.

Timeline for the show

  • Submission: Sunday, February 5
  • Acceptance: Sunday, February 12
  • Take-in : Sunday, February 19, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM
  • Opening Reception : Sunday, February 26, 6:00-8:00PM
  • Take-down : Sunday, March 26, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM

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Call for RED 2017 from thegallery8680 – deadline Jan. 20

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thegallery8680will open its doors at 7pm 2.10.2016 for RED 2017  

I see red I see red I see red 
This letter is a call for artists to submit work for this show titled RED this show is open for all mediums and must be the artist’s original interpretation of RED. Our desire is to create a space for emerging artists of a visionary nature. Whether self-taught or raised within the disciplines of art, we believe that the essence of true artistic expression comes from an earnest desire to say something. we aim to facilitate the artist by promoting the exhibition and sale of art to the public and local art population, while hoping to create a hub for an emerging art community. We have had a wonderful response to each of our shows and hope you will join us in creating a new dimension to art in Frisco.  All artists are encouraged to submit work for consideration of this upcoming exhibit. All exhibits will be curated and not all work submitted will be exhibited;
RED 2017
Email 1>3<10 images in 300dpi digital format, please keep files well organized and manageable. List the size, media and description of works. an artist statement is required with the submission. All submissions should be in jpg files. i do not accept cloud, web pages or drop box submissions.
Fee
Submission of 1-3 $15 > 3 $5 for each piece: you may pay submission fee by going to the gallery website http://www.thegallery8680.com/  hit the buy now button.
To meet gallery requirements:
Ready-to-hang with secure wiring that does not stretch [eventually appearing above the work]. Hanging apparatus attached that supports the weight of the piece.
1”– 2” stretcher frames are acceptable; edges should be cleaned, painted or finished in some manner. If not framed saw hook hanging is not acceptable. ½“canvases will not be accepted unless framed. If artwork includes multiple pieces, submit a diagram for hanging [including desired dimensions for spacing]
Work not in compliance with requirements will not be hung.
Timeline of show:
Submissions due: on or before 5pm Friday 20th January 2016
Acceptance notification: Monday 23rd January 2016
Delivery between: 4-6pm Monday 30th January 2016
Artists and Guests Reception:  7-9pm Friday 10th February 2016
Pick-up between: 4-6pm Monday 27th February 2016
Contact:
w thegallery8680@gmail.com
214 -585-8175 [please leave voice message if I do not pick up]
e thegallery8680@gmail.com
The gallery is located: @ 8680 main street suite e1 Frisco Texas 75034.

Robyn parker Feehan
Creative Director the gallery8680

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City of Frisco Public Art Calls

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The City of Frisco, Texas has released calls for artists for fun and interactive site-specific artwork for 3 new parks.

http://www.ci.frisco.tx.us/1352/Calls-to-Artists

City of Frisco Public Art Program

RFQ #1711-019 Call to Artists Plum Creek Park

Deadline: Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 4:00 p.m. CST (Application received) Apply online at www.callforentry.org  PDF:  1711-019-final-call-to-artists-plum-creek


RFQ #1710-009 Call to Artists Ruff Range Dog Park

Deadline: Thursday, December 29, 2016, 4:00 p.m. CST (Application received) Apply online at www.callforentry.org  PDF: 1710-009-final-rfq-call-to-artists-ruff-range


RFQ #1710-008 Call to Artists Wranglers’ Range Neighborhood Park

Deadline: Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 4:00 p.m. CST (Application received) Apply online at www.callforentry.org  PDF:  1710-008-final-rfq-call-to-artist-wranglers-range


The City of Frisco Public Art Program promotes cultural, aesthetic and economic vitality in Frisco

by integrating the work of artists into public places, civic infrastructure and private development.

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ONE RIVER SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN to open in 2017 in Frisco

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FIRST FRANCHISE LOCATION OF INNOVATIVE

ONE RIVER SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN

SCHEDULED TO OPEN IN FRISCO, TEXAS IN EARLY 2017

 

The nation’s first network of contemporary art schools  offers a transformative new direction in art education.

 

ENGLEWOOD, NJ: With a mission to develop what the New York Times called “the next generation of Basquiats and Warhols,” the very first franchise location of the innovative One River School of Art + Design is scheduled to open in early 2017 in Frisco, Texas. The school will be located in the new Teel Crossing, at 3288 Main Street (Suite 102).

 

Established in 2012, One River School of Art + Design provides suburban kids and adults with the kind of exceptional, creative learning experiences that are typically only available in major cities. Using proprietary teaching methods, world-class instructors and interactive processes, the school delivers an experience that “changes people’s lives,” according to founder and CEO Matt Ross. One River School also presents exhibitions from emerging artists as part of its commitment to be the voice of contemporary art in its communities.

 

“We are proud and excited to open the first One River School franchise location in Frisco,” said Dean Tarpley, Managing Partner of Tarpley Capital, the Dallas area franchisee. “We are also confident that the school will quickly become a vibrant contributor to the Frisco community, and will be extraordinarily well-received by its residents.” Tarpley cited Teel Crossing’s other tenants and its proximity to the Frisco Family YMCA, Kroger and Robert Cobb Middle School as other favorable indicators of the success of One River School.

 

“I love the challenge of inspiring people through compelling art education while making it fun at the same time,” said Matt Ross. “This is my calling, my mission and the purpose of One River.”  

 

Currently, there are two company-owned One River Schools in New Jersey: the flagship school in Englewood, and another under construction in Allendale. Matt Ross brings a deep background in creative education and the franchise business model to One River School.  “We are excited to expand coast to coast,” said Ross. “People need to tap into their creative ability, and we are so excited to make the Frisco location number one in our franchise growth plan.”

 

The early 2017 grand opening of One River School of Art + Design in Frisco will feature a weekend full of special events and guests, with more details to follow. The school will also soon be recruiting local residents for its staff positions.

 

To learn more about One River School of Art + Design, visit www.OneRiverSchool.com, or its Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/OneRiverSchoolofArtandDesign/

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About One River School of Art + Design

Founded in September of 2012 “one river” west of New York City by Matt Ross, the Founding CEO of School of Rock. One River School of Art + Design

 

has embarked on a mission to transform art education in America by implementing a strategic franchise initiative which aims to add 100 new locations in major markets across America over the next five years. Its innovative flagship school in Englewood, NJ has taught thousands of students and established a new direction in art education. One River School’s exhibition program is dedicated to presenting contemporary artwork from some of the most compelling emerging artists in the world.

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VAGF Fall Show: Crème de la Crème & fundraiser

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Fall show titled Crème de la Crème will be held from October 2, 2016, through October 30, 2016.

Visit https://vagf.org/events/ for  details.

Timeline for the show
Submission: Sunday, September 25, 2016  DEADLINE
Acceptance: Friday, September 30, 2016
Take-in : Sunday, October 2, 2016, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM
Artists Reception : Sunday, October 16,2016, 6:30-8:30PM
Take-down : Sunday, October 30, 2016, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Join the VAGF now https://vagf.org/membership/


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GREAT CAUSE AND WONDERFUL ARTIST

John Egeland

Medium: Acrylic on canvas                                Size: 16″ x 20″

Price: $2,000

The Guild is proud to assist John Egeland, one of its members, in a project we all feel is very worthy. John is a strong advocate of the homeless population in the Dallas area and donates much of his time to the cause. In addition, as part of our fall show Creme de la Creme, John is donating all profits from the sale of his beautiful painting, “Forsaken”, to the Dallas Life Foundation.

The story of Dallas LIFE starts with a man named Reverend Robert J. Key, one of the founders of the Union Gospel Mission in 1949. With Dallas’ homeless population growing in the post war years, Reverend Key left UGM to begin establishing the Dallas Rescue Mission. It was this endeavor that would become Dallas LIFE, now the largest homeless shelter in North Texas.
Dallas Rescue Mission opened its doors in 1954 in a small storefront location on Commerce Street. There, Rev. Key would minister to the men who came to him nightly for shelter and a hot meal. Rev. Key and his volunteers kept the shelter open every night for the next 25 years.

Please keep in mind that 3.5 million people in the US will be homeless this year. One third of those will suffer from chronic mental illness and 1.4 million will be children. These are staggering numbers that we should all want to see decrease rapidly. They need our help and we should all do our part to end the struggle for at least some of these.

Will you please help John, and more importantly the homeless community, by purchasing this beautiful work of art.

You can go visit our Creme de la Creme show and see this wonderful piece of art at the Frisco Discovery Center during normal business hours.

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ArtSeen Studio Tour Oct. 15 & 16 in Frisco

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Join us for Frisco’s 6th Annual ArtSeen Tour! https://artseentour.com/

Saturday, October 15 &  Sunday, October 16, 2016, 12-5pm

 The ArtSeen Tour is an annual event that connects local working artists with the Frisco community.   Artists show their work in their studios, galleries and other host locations in the Downtown Frisco Arts District.  Each year, we publish a map of the locations where you can find local artists (click HERE for MAP). Visitors can follow the map and travel from place to place, talking to the artists and seeing their creative spaces.   This casual event is free, fun, and family-friendly.

For a complete list of the galleries and artists’ studios included, click here. Galleries include the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, thegallery8680, Fresh Paint Studio, etc.

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Me Myself I: self portrait exhibit reception Oct. 7 at Gallery8680

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This is an exhibition showing the work of artists as how they see themselves.    The tour takes you to various places around our city where you will meet artists and see the work they create.  We are supported by Frisco Arts who are working hard to bring art to our city. I hope you can join us.

coming october 7th guest and artist reception @thegallery8680…7pm 1e w main street frisco tx 75034

The exhibit will also be open during the 2016 ArtSeen Studio Tour where you can meet the artists and learn how you can view their work in the city of Frisco.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1106579209418827/   http://www.thegallery8680.com/

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Misty Oliver Foster talk on Public Art at VAGF Sept. 13

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Join VAGF members at Expedition Frisco (9073 Berkshire Dr. Frisco, TX 75033) for the monthly meeting.  September 13, Tuesday 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Misty Oliver-Foster, owner of the working studio Fresh Paint, teacher, lecturer and artist will take us through the process of making public art. She plans to relate to us how she did it , why she did it and how long it took to create a public art mural in McKinney, Texas.

We also will have a mini-critique. Bring a piece of artwork (framing not necessary) and it can even be work-in -progress for a friendly feedback. We will draw for a prize at the meeting for participating artists.

Come join in for a fun, creative night. Members and visitors are welcome.

https://vagf.org/

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2016 ArtSeen Tour Call for Artists

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ArtSeen Tour — October 15 & 16 — noon-5pm both days.

The time has come – we are now registering our artists for the 2016 ArtSeen Tour.  This is our 6th year, and we continue to grow and improve.   We are limiting the Tour geographically this year to only Downtown Frisco, along Main Street from Preston Road to the Dallas North Tollway.  This has been the heart of our Tour in years past, and we feel that by condensing our artists, we can make it easy for guests to see all of the artists easily.

The tour will begin at thegallery8680 and Crafted on the east end of Main Street,  and move west to Fresh Paint Studio, downtown merchants, Frisco Square, Art in the Atrium at City Hall and the Frisco Discovery Center.  We have artists in galleries, exhibits, home studios, and some hosted by downtown merchants and other out-of-the-box locations.  Collin College will also join us again in exhibiting work by their faculty and students.

If you want to join us, there is still room!  Early bird registration ends on September 1 (only $25), and regular registration ends September 12 ($40).  Details can be found here.

We look forward to another successful Tour this year!

Questions?  Contact Misty at artseentour@gmail.com.

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Art in the Atrium 13 deadline August 22

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The City of Frisco seeks current, 2-Dimensional works of art by artists from Frisco and the surrounding area for the 13th installment of Art in the Atrium. The exhibition showcases regional artistic endeavors and encourages public dialogue, understanding and enjoyment of visual art. The program’s goal is to reflect the artistic excellence in and around Frisco and to promote the City’s cultural and economic initiatives.

Art in the Atrium 13 is scheduled for Monday, October 10, 2016 through Friday, March 10, 2017.

PROSPECTUS: Art in the Atrium 13 CALL

SCHEDULE (Subject to Change)

Monday, June 20 – Monday, August 22, 2016: Call for Artists for the Art in the Atrium 13 open

 The deadline for accepting submissions to Art in the Atrium 13 is Monday, August 22, 2016. Upload your submissions, including a statement with up to 5 images and an annotated list of artwork to: https://friscopublicart.wufoo.com/forms/art-in-the-atrium-13/

Late Summer 2016: Selection process and notification of artists

Thursday, September 29, 2016 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 to 8 p.m.: Artists drop off selected artwork, framed and ready to hang, and original signed loan agreement at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center (6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034), 5th floor City Room. Artists are encouraged to keep a copy of the signed agreement for their records. NOTE: This is the only day artwork will be accepted. If the artist cannot deliver it, please make arrangements for delivery of the artwork by someone else.

Friday, October 7, 2016: Installation of artwork

Monday, October 10, 2016: Exhibition opens

Monday, October 17, 2016: Artist Reception

Friday, March 10, 2017: Exhibition closes

Monday, March 13, 2016 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 5 to 8 p.m.: Artists pick up artwork at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center (6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034), 5th floor City Room. NOTE: This is the only day artwork can be picked up. If the artist cannot retrieve it, please make arrangements for artwork pick up by someone else.

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Seascapes at thegallery8680 – call for artists DEADLINE JULY 1

8680logothegallery8680 will open its doors at 7pm 07.22.2016 for Seascapes.

This letter is a call for artists to submit work for the exhibition titled Seascapes. This show is open for all mediums and must be the artist’s original interpretation of Seascapes – Artists Expression of the Sea.. Our desire is to create a space for emerging artists of a visionary nature. Whether self-taught or raised within the disciplines of art,

All exhibits will be curated and not all work submitted will be exhibited;
Seascapes – Artists Expression of the Sea
To submit work:
Email 1>3<10 images in 300dpi digital format, please keep files well organized and manageable. List the size, media and description of works. An artist statement is required with the submission. All submissions should be in jpg files. I do not accept cloud, web pages or drop box submissions.
Fee Submission of 1-3 pieces $15 > 3 $5 for each piece: Please pay submission fee by going to the gallery website http://www.thegallery8680.com/ and hit the buy now button. Submission is not complete till payment received.

To meet gallery requirements:
Ready-to-hang with secure wiring that does not stretch [eventually appearing above the work]. Hanging apparatus attached that supports the weight of the piece.
1”– 2” stretcher frames are acceptable; edges should be cleaned, painted or finished in some manner. If not framed saw hook hanging is not acceptable. ½“canvases will not be accepted unless framed.( or at curators discretion). If artwork includes multiple pieces, submit a diagram for hanging [including desired dimensions for spacing]
Work not in compliance with requirements will not be hung.

Timeline of show:
Submissions Due: Midnight Friday July 1st 2016
Acceptance: Tuesday July 5th 2016
Delivery: Monday July 18th 2016 4-6pm
Pick Up: Monday August 15th 2016 4-6pm
Contact:
thegallery8680@gmail.com
p 214 -585-8175 [please leave voice message if I do not pick up]
e thegallery8680@gmail.com
The gallery is located: @ 8680 main street
suite e1 Frisco Texas 75034.

Robyn parker Feehan
Creative Director thegallery8680

thegallery8680 is partnering with Frisco Arts : their mission is to expand the artistic, educational, and cultural opportunities in Frisco.

 

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“MakerSpace” to open in Collin County June 11

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SCI-TECH DISCOVERY CENTER OPENS THE DOORS TO MAKERSPACE PRESENTED BY RAYTHEON ON SATURDAY, JUNE 11 

A MINI MAKER FAIRE WEEKEND OF INVENTIONS, CREATIVITY AND CELEBRATION  KICKS-OFF ARRIVAL OF THE MAKER MOVEMENT IN FRISCO

FRISCO, TEXAS (May 23, 2016) – The MakerSpace presented by Raytheon at Sci-Tech Discovery Center in Frisco will give tinkerers, inventors, hobbyists and budding engineers access to programs, technology and tools to test, prototype, demonstrate and build almost anything they can imagine. Open to the community and groups of all ages, the MakerSpace opens to the public on Saturday, June 11, 2016, with an official ceremony at 11 a.m. The benefits of the relatively new MakerSpace phenomenon for DIY projects in design, engineering, fabrication and education for Collin County is made possible in part with a generous $50,000 donation from Raytheon Company.

“This MakerSpace provides a community anchor for a hands-on, high-tech, math and science experience that will reach schools, Boys & Girls Clubs, veterans and the general public,” said Trudy Sullivan, vice president, Communication & Public Affairs at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems. “It helps take learning from abstract to tangible and offers a great reward for current and future engineers.”

To celebrate the grand opening, tours of the MakerSpace will be hosted along with scheduled workshops that are open to a variety of age groups. The MakerSpace will be free with the price of regular Sci-Tech admission from June 13 – fall 2016.

Sci-Tech also will host its second annual Frisco Mini Maker Faire throughout the weekend with a family-friendly showcase of inventions, creativity and resourcefulness. During this unique festival of innovation, Makers of all kinds will demonstrate and share their skills, creations and expertise with local families and enthusiasts.

Saturday will focus on the technological aspects of the Maker movement, such as stop-motion animation and quadcopter robotics. Sunday will focus on jewelry making, sewing and more artistic making opportunities. Each day, the specialty Faire programming will be included with Sci-Tech admission.

For directions or additional information on the Faire and Sci-Tech’s summer camps, birthday party reservations, memberships and educational programs, visitwww.mindstretchingfun.org.

 

WHERE:  Sci-Tech Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034

972-546-3050 Mindstretchingfun.org

 

WHEN:   June 11                 10 a.m. – 6 p.m

June 11                 11 a.m. (MakerSpace Opening Ceremony)

June 12                 Noon – 6 p.m.

 

ADMISSION:                     Maker Faire:

Sci-Tech members                                            $5.00

General Admission (3-64)                                $10.00

Seniors (65+)                                                      $8.00

Military (ID required)                                       $8.00

Teachers (ID required)                                     $8.00

Raytheon employees and their families       $7.00

Groups*                                                              $7.00

Children 3 and under are free.

 

Admission to the MakerSpace will be free with the price of regular Sci-Tech admission from June 13 – fall 2016:

General Admission (3-64)                             $8.00

Seniors (65+)                                                 $6.50

Military (ID required)                                     $6.50

Teachers (ID required)                                   $6.50

Groups*                                                            $7.00

Children 3 and under are free.

 

*Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more if arranged in advance.

Visit the group reservation page at mindstretchingfun.org or call at 972.546.3050 x106.

 

ABOUT SCI-TECH DISCOVERY CENTER

Responding to a community demand for a cultural and educational destination, Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Inc. (“Sci-Tech”) was established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in 2004 as a multi-year initiative of the Junior League of Collin County, formerly known as the Junior League of Plano. Since then Sci-Tech has found a permanent home in Collin County at the Frisco Discovery Center and offers hands-on exhibits to the next generation of engineers, scientists, educators and innovators. Sci-Tech provides dynamic education experiences to embrace discovery and innovation through the active exploration of science, math and technology. For more information about Sci-Tech Discovery Center, call 972.546.3050 or visit www.mindstretchingfun.org. Join the conversation online by using #SciTechDC.

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Call for entries from VAGF for ArtRAGEOUS 2016

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The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco’s annual summer show will be held June 21 through July 17.

Entry is free for VAGF members; entry for non-members is $30 for three pieces. Please submit JPEGS to infor@vagf.org no later than end of the day Thursday, June 16. Please include dimensions, medium, title of each piece and sales prices. You will be notified of the acceptance into the show by email on June 17.

Opening reception will be Sunday, June 26, 6:30-8:30 at the Frisco Discovery Center.

Visit https://vagf.org/events/ for more details.

FinalArtrageous2016Call

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