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Granbury: Telise Rodelv demo March 12 on Abstracts; Camera Club meeting March 20 on composition

Lake Granbury Art Association

General Meeting, Monday, March 12

7:00 P.M. at the Shanley House

Mark your calendars!



Local Artist Telise Rodelv will give a demonstration on painting Abstracts with the oil/cold wax technic at the next meeting of the Lake Granbury Art Association. The LGAA meets at 7 p.m. Monday March 12 at the Shanley House Center for the Arts Gallery, 224 N Travis Street, right by the Hood County Library. This event is free and is open to the public.

Rodelv began her journey in art as a photographer, but painting with acrylics soon followed. Rodelv was fortunate to be part of “The Torpedo Factory Art Center†located near Washington DC, which is home to the largest number of working artist studios accessible to the public in the United States.  It was where Rodelv was able to learn different forms of art from a wide variety of Artists.  While there, she made custom tiles, painted murals, worked with textiles and painted a vast array of acrylic paintings.

From art to clothing, the mid-century modern style has always been “near and dear†to Rodelv’s heart. She was born and raised in Norway.  Rodelv has been living in Granbury for the last two years but she has been in the United States since her early twenties.  She has only been working with the oil/cold wax technic she will be demonstrating since her arrival in Granbury.  She is completely self-taught in this process.

Rodelv said “The gift of looking at all the beauty around me, then creating art from that inspiration, still brings me the most joy in my life.  It is my sincere wish that some of the joy and love I feel while creating comes through my art to the viewer, only then will I know I am giving the greatest gift back.”

Mlhaskins5660@att.net / 817-219-6782



March 17  SAT. Mini Workshop with Deanna Thibault

Doors open at 8:30, class discussion starts at 9,  Lunch around 12-12:45 (Bring a lunch or run and get something.)
Class over at 4, clean up before 4:30.  Cost $50, some supplies will be available, the ones you desire below you bring.
Let Deanna know if you are coming. Sign up by calling, 520-907-6108, or email deanna@thibault4art.com or you can contact her at the General Meeting on Monday, March 12 at the Shanley House. You can pay for her class at the meeting. 


Designing a Painting May be Realistic or Abstract


Deanna will talk and Demo about several ways to get started

Then you choose and begin to sketch, list thoughts, color schemes etc or just dive in .

Lets Start a New Painting March 17th I am suggesting 20×20 canvas or larger, 22×30 watercolor paper or something in that ballpark, bring your drawing tools, acrylics, watercolor, normal water buckets etc. and let’s gather and work on a new project.

Hopefully something I talk about will excite you to maybe try something different, (painting the feeling of Spring, Symbols of Spring, or a Spring object).

If that does not excite you bring a topic or feeling or subject and PLAY.

Deanna is looking forward to sharing some ideas and techniques

Our “Little Short Show” is now up at the Shanley House. Come and visit to see all of our talented artists.

Granbury Camera Club

Join the group for the March meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 20 at The Shanley. This month we will focus on compositional technique.

We’re hoping for good weather! First, we will gather at 6:30 pm at The Shanley and start promptly with brief videos and instruction. Then, we will head out to practice what we’ve learned. We will walk in Shanley Park and over to Granbury Square to collect photos for our assignment, which promises to be a lot of fun.

We’ll follow up by having you post some of your favorite photos on our Granbury Camera Club Facebook page.

Bonus: Learn a fun post process technique designed to help you hone your composition skills.

While I will lead the brief instruction, I will use some great information from seasoned professional photographers. I also hope that we all help each other to “see” compositional opportunities during our outdoor exercise. Even better – This will be a great opportunity to get to know each other!

If you must arrive late, look for us in the park or on the square. If you call or text me, I’ll tell you where I am. Looking forward to March 20th!

Phyllis Webster

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Karen Foster’s Monday Experimental Art Day

Monday Experimental Art Day
…every third Monday
by Karen Foster

Shanley House, 224 North Travis • Granbury, TX 76048
Feb 19th  | Kandinsky inspired throw down circles
$50 a class | 12-5pm -ish | age 16 and up
Amazing colors will be applied to canvas followed by discussions about composition. You will pick your favorite composition and create an abstract by using circles as the theme.

Supplies:  24×24 canvas, sample house paints (we will share), large brushes, stamps, stencils, palette knife, sponge rollers, scraping tools, and paper towels.

Come enjoy the fun and learn a lot that you can apply to your own art medium.

Contact the instructor at 817 312-3185 or karenfoster.art@gmail.com

More about the artist: https://www.facebook.com/artkarenfoster/


She also teaches at the Upstairs Gallery in Arlington TX.

Additional classes:

Mar 19th  | Drawing and Painting with a Stick 
Experience, for a day, what it would be like to be Henri Matisse. Draw with a bamboo pole tipped with Charcoal, then switch gears and paint the drawing with big, loose strokes by taping a brush on a stick.

SUPPLIES: #16, #18 OR #20 round brush, a variety of other favorite brushes, possibly a small table or TV tray, 2 full sheets of watercolor paper  22”x30” or 1or 2 large canvases, several samples of acrylic house paints, large bucket for water, paper towels, blue or green wide painter’s tape

Apr 23rd  | Drip Painting
Unlike Jackson Pollock who worked horizontally, Karen will show you a form of action painting using a vertical surface to encourage dripped paint to make its way to the bottom and then introduce negative painting onto the piece to create flowers or trees.

SUPPLIES: 16”X20” canvas, table top easel, acrylic paints, in either sample house paints or your regular acrylics, a couple of wide brushes such as a 1” or larger, newspaper, paper towels or baby wipes

May 21st  | Collage
This is a medium that allows the artist to interact with existing materials-anything from newsprint, magazines or any other ephemera and beautiful papers to create visually dynamic hybrids.  If you have some special papers, by all means you may bring your own or Karen will have a reserve of beautiful papers for you to use for a small supply fee.

SUPPLIES: 12”X16” canvas or board, matte medium or Mod Podge, an old brush for glue, paper towels or baby wipes, any papers you may want to use.

Shanley House Gallery | 224 N. Travis St | Granbury, TX 76049
#granburyarts  http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/

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James Spurlock demo at LGAA Feb. 12

Lake Granbury Art Association Meeting
Monday, February 12th | 7pm
One of our most popular demonstrators will be featured at the February meeting. Local artist James Spurlock tends to draw a large crowd. The high-level of detail he is able to capture in his fast-paced demos boggles the mind. This demo is not to be missed.
You do not need to be a member to attend the meeting. Here is a photo of James with a piece he painted for us in a previous year.
For more about James, see his website http://jamesrspurlock.com/
Shanley House Gallery | 224 N. Travis St | Granbury, TX 76048

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Color Pencil Workshop Feb. 17 with Mary Jo Jung & more LGAA 2018 Workshops

02-17-18 | 9:30am to 4pm
Learn colored pencil techniques with Mary Jo Jung.

Please contact artist directly to sign up at mjung17@gmail.com or 817-688-8322.

Held at Shanley House Center for the Arts at 7pm (224 North Travis in Granbury,Texas).


Lake Granbury Art Association’s Shanley House Gallery presents the following workshop opportunities for 2017.

Click HERE to send an e-mail to reserve your spot! A deposit of $75 is required to save yourself a spot on multi-day workshops Mail to the address below.

Please make your check out to LGAA.
Dr. Diana J. Littlejohn 4027 Fairway Drive DCBE Granbury, Texas 76049 
Cell: 817-578-1842 Home: 817-326-5629

One Day Workshops…follow instructions for each one…instructions vary by workshop



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Mardi Gras Gallery Night Jan. 27 at Your Private Collection

We are so excited that internationally awarded artist, Soon Y Warren, is taking time from her BUSY schedule to be at the gallery to meet you. Soon has been awarded top national watercolorist six times, has need named “One of the top 15 watercolorists in United States in the past 20 years”, highly awarded in her other mediums, and become one of the most published artists today. It is so special that Soon’s works are in our Granbury gallery and being our featured artist for our Jan 27 5-8pm Mardi Gras Gallery Night. Hope you take advantage of the opportunity to meet her at Your Private Collection Art Gallery on the square. All the Galleries of Granbury will be open hosting artists, great art, refreshments and fun.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery
106 N. Houston
Granbury, TX 76048

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Revelatory Moments: Seeing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary Jan. 16

The Granbury Camera Club is honored to present natural light photographer Randy Ziegler on Tuesday, January 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Shanley House (224 N. Travis St., Granbury, TX.) His lecture, Revelatory Moments: Seeing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary will give you insights into his visionary process as he captures the moments of life that most people never notice. His photographs will captivate and inspire you, which will elevate your seeing of the world around you.

The event is open to the public, and there is no charge to attend.

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Florals & Fonts Class with Emily Henney

Get on the trend of florals and fonts with artist Emily Henney! Learn step by step how to paint pretty fonts and floral swags using acrylic paint on canvas.

Located: 111 East Bridge Street, Granbury Square

All supplies are included in class! Please register your seat today at: http://www.atg-studio.com/special-events

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Mixed Media & Collage Class with Deanna Thibault

Join National Artist, Deanna Thibault in her 3 part creative mixed media and collage class.

Class focuses on card making and canvas mixed media pieces. Enjoy the professional input from this artist as she helps with placement, color and building a tapestry in paper and textures. All supplies will be included!

Join online at http://www.atg-studio.com/special-events
Class dates are: Jan 11th, 18th & 25th $60 for all 3 classes!

Located at Against the Grain Studio

111 East Bridge Street, Granbury Square


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Artsy Kids: Masters of the Renaissance

Celebrating the art of the masters for kids! Join us for 6 weeks, enjoying 3 master artists and over 12 take home projects. We will focus on art appreciation, coupled with art history & skills practice. Teaching studio artist Heather Mac will be leading students through active, hands-on projects to awaken their joy in creating, learning & loving art. Classes are open to children ages 6 to 12 year’s of age. Seating is limited to 8 children per class. Sign-up now to reserve your child’s spot! (Classes DO NOT build on previous week’s lesson, so you can join classes at random, anytime) December to January classes will focus on Masters of the Renaissance: Leonardo Da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli, and Albrecht Durer.

Artsy Kids: Masters of the Renaissance
12/18, 12/29, 1/5, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22 Times: 1:00 pm, 4:30 pm
Book for the full 6 weeks at http://www.atg-studio.com/special-events for discounted rates!
6 week class is $60
Individual class $12 per class

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Putting On The Ritz Dec. 30

Please join Your Private Collection Art Gallery in welcoming 2018 and one of their new artists Jeremiah Bova.
His industrial sculptures called JerBotz show a style of elegance and whimsical flare.
It will be an evening celebrating art and the new year with glitz, hors d’oeuvre, and bubbly. Put on your current or retro glitz if you want to go with the theme and more fun.

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Your Private Collection Art Gallery’s Annual Open House Nov. 25

Saturday, November 25, 5-8pm

Your Private Collection invites you to join its once a year celebration. Known for world-class art and highly-awarded artists, the art gallery is sparkling with brand-new art and some new talent.

Meet our new, pastel artists, Cat Curtis and Julie Howard. Greet Lael Nelson, watercolorist; Kimm Lanus, mixed media; Jeremiah Bova, sculptor and Susie Monzingo, oil painter.

As well, all gallery artists and staff will be there to welcome you. Come share delightful conversation and rub elbows with top artists–Sharon Markwardt, Randy Meador, Bob Cook, Jack Wolfsen, Roberta Mallard, Van Johnson, Pam Tullos, Soon y Warren, Chuck Roach and many more.

The Your Private Collection family is diverse, friendly and gifted and will treat you like family. That is, according to owner and phosphorescent sculptor, Stacey Watkins. Each day she sees artists and customers connect through art.

“Each one of our artists creates with a sense of spirit guiding their hands and the viewer can feel this energy flowing from the art.”

Watkins is “passionate” about her gallery and its special atmosphere and invites you to share in it. “As we move into the Christmas season, it’s time to show love and be thankful. And I am so very thankful for our wonderful group of artists,” she said.

“Please join us to usher in the Holidays and to meet our artists.”

Galleries of Granbury venues are hosting holiday Open House Events, as well, from 5- 8 pm.
Your Private Collection Art Gallery, Artefactz, Against the Grain Studio and D’Vine Wine will offer a very merry evening of art.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery 
106 N. Houston 
Granbury, TX 76048

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Your Private Collection Art Gallery Presents Wickedly Good Art Oct. 28

Your Private Collection Art Gallery Presents a Wicked Art Event:

Wickedly Good Art
Last Saturday Gallery Night
Saturday, October 28, 5-8


Your Private Collection Art Gallery presents Wickedly Good Art as a part of the Galleries of Granbury’s fall event, Wicked Art. The gallery, along with the other Galleries of Granbury is hosting a free evening of treats, artists and maybe a few tricks.

Your Private Collection features the art of over 30 highly awarded artists and has a special room to demonstrate where “science becomes art” with Stacey Watkins’ phosphorescent sculptures. They absorb ultraviolet light during the day and then, with darkness, glow with light. You have to see this scientific trick to believe it.

For a real treat, come for a Saturday night at the galleries in Granbury on October 28 and get wicked amazed.  No trick here—you’ll find great art at each of the venues in the Galleries of Granbury including Your Private Collection Art Gallery, Artefactz, Langdon Center Art Gallery, Shanley House Art Gallery and Against the Grain Studio with D’Vine Wine.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery 
106 N. Houston 
Granbury, TX 76048 
  817-579-7733 http://www.yourprivatecollection.com

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The Art of Science Fiction Sept. 30

The Art of Science Fiction

Beam me up Scotty! Join the “spacey” crew at Against the Grain for an evening of celebrating the ‘Art of Science Fiction’ with local emerging artist Heather Mac for a completely different methodology in mixed media and more. We will be showcasing Heather’s unique translation on one of the most popular of genres, science fiction, focusing on the fandoms of Star Wars, Star Trek and Doctor Who to create some interesting fan-art. This will be a fun-filled event for the entire family! View Heather’s amazingly different sci-fi art, bring the kids in to join the coloring contest (prizes awarded) & join in the cosplay (dress-up) to win even more prizes. Pack up your space crew and beam on over to Against the Grain for a truly geeky evening of sci-fi fun and art! (Hey, they totally go together!)

September 30th, 2017 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
111 East Bridge Street, Granbury, Tx  682-936-4443
**20 % of proceeds from this show will go to purchase New books & activity books for the patients at Cook Children’s Medical Center.


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Your Private Collection Art Gallery Presents Sharon Markwardt Sept. 30

Your Private Collection Art Gallery is proud to present Sharon Markwardt as their featured artist at Granbury’s Last Saturday Gallery Night on September 30, 5-8 pm.

Recently featured in Southwest Art magazine, May, 2017 “Wild Kingdom,” Markwardt is currently exhibited at the Booth Museum of Western Art in Cartersville, GA. In November her work will hang at the McBride Gallery in Annapolis, MD as a Master Signature Member of Women Artists of the West. In addition, she is invited for her 6th consecutive year to Cowgirl Up! at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum for 2018.

Markwardt, an international, contemporary, Western artist creates oil paintings of farm animals and wildlife in intense, vibrant colors. “I love to express the personalities and soulfulness of animals on my canvas,” she said.  “I feel I am speaking for them in a way, and the bright colors I use make them very lively and fun to live with.  Collectors often tell me that my work makes them smile every day, which makes me very happy!”

Markwardt’s work has been included in Southwest Art, Western Art Collector, Art of the West and Cowboys and Indians magazines.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery has added a new feature, “My Art, My Story.” Markwardt
will speak about her art and the story behind it at the event. She will be painting at the gallery in the afternoon prior to her reception.

Galleries of Granbury
All the seven Galleries of Granbury venues are open until 8 pm with “meet the artists”, opening receptions, demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, wine and music. A narrated “gallery” tram will be running between the gazebo in the courthouse parking lot and the surrounding galleries. You don’t want to miss this wonderful evening of art.

Come Celebrate Sharon Markwardt’s art at Your Private Collection Art Gallery and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery 
106 N. Houston 
Granbury, TX 76048

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LGAA Fall Festival of Art Juried Show call for entries

LGAA 2017 Fall Festival of Art Juried Show. 

$1,000 Best of Show and a total of $3,000 cash and prizes awarded overall. Deadline is Monday, September 18th. Our juror this year is Ann Hardy.

For Downloadable PDF follow this link:

Enter by mail and submit images by email. $30 entry fee for up to 3 entries.

Important Dates:

Monday, September 18th
Submissions due • No late entries • See “How to Enter” section
Wednesday, September 27th
Acceptance notification begins. This will be done by e-mail.
Saturday, October 7th
Hand delivered pieces due at Shanley House between 9am-12pm.
No late pieces will be accepted. MUST contact show chair if you
need to deliver early–Vickie Guthrie at vruthg@hotmail.com.
Friday, October 13th
Official Opening
Saturday, October 14th
Reception & Awards
Awards reception begins at 6:30pm • Awards presentation at 7:15pm
Saturday, November 11th
Show Ends. Pick up work from 12-3pm.
For more about Lake Granbury Art Association see www.granburyart.org


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Your Private Collection Presents Impressionist, Roberta Mallard August 26

Your Private Collection Art Gallery Presents

Roberta Mallard, Impressionist

Last Saturday Gallery Night

Saturday, August 26, 5-8 pm

Roberta Mallard will be the featured artist at Your Private Collection Art Gallery as part of Granbury’s Last Saturday Gallery Night. Mallard’s works of landscapes, portraits and animals painted in oil and acrylic have often been selected for national, juried art shows.

I paint light and the color it creates,” said Mallard. “I am greatly influenced by the Impressionists.  The greatest joy of painting is seeing the look on the faces of clients when they see their portrait or have just purchased a painting and hearing the words, “I love it.””

Mallard’s work can be found in Southwest Art in the current August issue, “Women in Art” and in the upcoming September issue “National Emerging Artists.”

Galleries of Granbury

All the seven Galleries of Granbury venues are open until 8 pm with “meet the artists”, opening receptions, demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, wine and music. A narrated “gallery” tram will be running between the gazebo in the courthouse parking lot and the surrounding galleries. You don’t want to miss this wonderful evening of art.

Come Celebrate Roberta Mallard’s Art at Your Private Collection Art Gallery—Guitar music by Granbury’s Mayor, Nin Hulett and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery
106 N. Houston
Granbury, TX 76048

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“Road Trip To Dusted” Art & Fashion Show: showcasing Beck Rowntree’s original pieces

Saturday, July 29th 5pmto 8pm- at Against the Grain art studio on the Galleries of Granbury Night


Art & fashion show featuring artist, Beck Rowntree’s work! Reminisce about your favorite country road trip you’ve been on inspired by Beck’s art fabric work. Open to the public with reception to follow. Fashion show begins at 6:30.http://www.atg-studio.com/special-events


111 E Bridge Street Granbury TX 76048

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Your Private Collection Art Gallery 10th Year Anniversary featuring Soon Y Warren on July 29

Your Private Collection Art Gallery

Celebrates Ten Years of Art and Success

Featuring Artist Soon Y Warren

You Are Invited

July 29 5-8pm

In 2007, Linda Watkins opened Your Private Collection Art Gallery in an 80-year-old Granbury house boasting five rooms of unique, original artworks.  A New Orleans style courtyard garden provided a great gathering spot for art events and wine tastings.

Watkins, original owner, founded the gallery to introduce the unique art of Stacey Watkins Martin, her daughter and current owner—a new medium she invented using her knowledge of science to incorporate minerals, resin, metals and fused glass to create works of glow-in-the-dark fantasy.                        

Ten years later, the gallery is still a premier destination in Granbury.  Located on the Historic Square on Houston Street since 2008, Your Private Collection displays not only regional talent; but also, international and national artists bringing collectors to events and shows. The three room gallery now represents over 50 artists and has been stated as “a must see” by Southern Living Magazine.                                                    

“Our artists display a large variety of mediums,” said Watkins. “Since art preference is different for each individual, the gallery can work one-on-one with the artists to fill any needs a client might have.” 

Sharon Markwardt, international, contemporary Western artist agrees. “The owners and staff at Your Private Collection know art, and have assembled an amazing variety of high quality art in many styles.”  Markwardt, with Your Private Collection since 2008, said the “awesome” staff makes all the difference.  “They have always treated me well, and I love the way they interact with clients, both long-standing and potential collectors.”

Award-winning Watercolorist, Bob Cook, said he is “proud’ to hang his work with

“..the best variety of artists.” A long-time artist at Your Private Collection, Cook values the professional staff and how much they enjoy promoting his work.

Chuck Roach, acrylic, Western artist, also appreciates this “..professionally run gallery with experienced salespeople.  I am honored to be in a gallery that promotes not just Western art, but art in general.  Stacey has an eye for talent!”   

Your Private Collection Art Gallery commemorates its tenth anniversary with a reception for Soon Y Warren known for detail and luminescence in her work.  Warren, one of the gallery’s original artists, is not only a top, national and international watercolorist, but is also published and highly awarded.  The gallery houses the single largest collection of her work.


                                             Soon Y Warren


Your Private Collection Art Gallery continues to flourish with its historical location in a top-destination, small town—Granbury, Texas.  It continues to draw renowned artists including Soon Y Warren, Sharon Markwardt, Bob Cook, Stacey Watkins, Aaron Thane Tate and Randy Meador.  As well, the gallery frequently introduces new artists and art and hosts events like monthly, Last Saturday Gallery Nights.

Perhaps the most important reason for its success is the combination of art with fun and personal relationships between the artists, clients and guests—the feel is bright, friendly and positive. 

Galleries of Granbury—Last Saturday Gallery Night

Because of continuing construction, please use parking lots across from Langdon Center on Pearl St or the parking lot at Library/Shanley House.  A narrated tram is running every 15 minutes from locations from 5:30-7:30pm.  Other venues with met-the-artists include Artefactz, D’Vine Wine, Against the Grain, Dora Langdon Center and LGAA Shanley House.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery
106 N. Houston
Granbury, TX 76048




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Masking Fluid and Alcohol inks on Ceramic with Pam Shultz

Masking Fluid and Alcohol inks on Ceramic

Instructor:  Pam Shultz

Where: Shanley Workshop

Date: July 22nd

Time: 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. (bring your lunch)

Place: Shanley House, 224 N. Travis, Granbury

This is a two-part class. Part one will be in the morning and we will do inks on ceramics, part two will be in the afternoon and we will do masking with watercolor. Please bring to the class one three pack of alcohol ink from Michael’s also bring one bottle of blending solution from Michaels, bring various size brushes, use old ones that you don’t care if they get messed up, you don’t want to use your good brushes. Bring quarter inch masking tape, and also bring Pebeo drawing gum–if you don’t have any I will let you use some of mine.

If you have one, bring a calligraphy pen, the kind where you change the points on it or the tips, if not mine will be available to anybody that needs to use it.

I will provide ceramic plates that you can keep, watercolor paper and my calligraphy pen and Mr. Clean Magic eraser’s.

You can sign up at the meeting Monday night and pay your $50 fee or you can email me and bring the money with you to the class but email me to let me know you want to be in the class I will see you Mondaynight at the meeting thank you.  Hope to see you in class!

My email address is: pamelaevonne@gmail.com

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Dan Spangler Portrait Drawing Workshop June 17


Have you ever dreamed of being able to draw a portrait of someone and it actually look like them? Do you think drawing a portrait is too difficult a task for you to handle? This Saturday, June 17 from 1:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M., Dan Spangler is teaching a workshop that will teach you how to draw a portrait. Spangler will break it down and teach you how to measure the face to get an accurate portrayal of the face you want to draw. He will work with you until you understand the basics of constructing the face on paper. If you practice what he teaches you in this workshop on Saturday, you will be amazed at how fast you will progress in being able to draw very good images of the people around you.

So Fear No More! Come on down to the Shanley House Center for the Arts, 224 Travis Street by the Hood County Library and take this workshop with Dan Spangler. The workshop is $50 and he will supply materials needed.

If interested contact him at 817-897-3808 or email: danspangler@att.net


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2017 Harvest Moon Festival call for artists


Call For Artists Invitation

Apply at Zapplication 

Application Deadline: 8/21/17 Midnight CST

Historic Granbury is an easy drive from the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and is a popular destination for day trips and weekend getaways.

This family friendly art festival will be held on the paved area around the charming downtown square in the heart of the historic district.

This is the 39th Harvest Moon event by the Historic Granbury Merchants Association and this year is held in conjunction with the Granbury Arts Alliance. This long running festival has returned to its original format of showcasing contemporary craft and fine art. In addition to food vendors, local entertainment and seasonal activities.

Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts is showcasing the unique and diverse works from 60+ artists, makers and craftspeople!  In addition to amazing creations all around the quaint and historic downtown square, there will be fantastic food, music and an interactive, “make-it, take-it” arts area for all ages!  Acoustical musicians will be performing both days.

Festival Hours

Saturday,  October 21, 2017   9:00 am. to 7:00 pm.
Sunday,     October 22, 2017 10:00 am. to 5:00 pm.

Office- 682-936-4550

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Americana Theme Show opens May 27 at Shanley House

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Americana Theme Show at Shanley House

Opens Saturday, May 27 and is included in our ‘Last Saturday Gallery Night’

Sponsored by Lake Granbury Art Association

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Pam Fritz featured

PAM FRITZ featured artist

Pam has been a member of LGAA for 17 years. Lately, her work has been abstract and non objective and she has switched from water color to acrylic.  Pam loves bright colors and is coming out of a “red phase”.  She has also been working with collage and Zen Tangle, so mixing everything together seems to be her new path.  Pam says her art association is a great group to be inspired by and she is looking forward to being the featured artist at ‘Last Saturday Gallery Night.’ Below is a sample of Pam’s beautiful works.

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Your Private Collection Features Artist Randy Meador and His Work with Veterans

 1Randymemorial1Your Private Collection Art Gallery Invites You To Last Saturday Memorial Weekend Gallery Night

On Granbury’s Historic Square

Saturday, May 27, 5-8pm

Featuring Artist Randy Meador and Honoring His Work with Veterans


Randy Meador, the official artist for the Chris Kyle Foundations and the Wounded Warrior Project, is a two-time Texas Watercolorist of the Year.  He has been awarded Best of Show in five international exhibitions, recognized with a solo show for Justin Boots and is an Exhibition Juror for approximately 40 shows each year.

Meador designed several twelve-foot, stone relief panels for the TCU stadium, three large monuments for the Chickasaw Nation and installed two life-sized horse sculptures for City of Grand Prairie, Texas. His current oil paintings, the Yellow Slicker series, are very popular. Several of his new pieces are available at Your Private Collection Art Gallery. 


 He’s a Good Boy, oil 60×48  


Galleries of Granbury Last Saturday Gallery Night

Galleries of Granbury invite you to this wonderful evening of art.  The Last Saturday Gallery Night locations all around the square include Your Private Collection Art Gallery, Artefactz, LGAA Shanley House, Against the Grain Studio and Dora Langdon Art Center as well as D’Vine Wine and The Pan Handle.

Stop by Your Private Collection and meet Randy Meador, our other artists, and enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres and some of the best regional art in Texas.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery

106 N. Houston
Granbury, TX 76048

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More calls for artists around Texas


Harvest Moon – Festival of the Arts 2017 Granbury, Texas
DEADLINE: 8/21/2017

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 10/21/2017 – 10/22/2017

A Friendly, Beautiful, Charming, Small Town That Supports The Arts In A Big Way……
Working closely with the Granbury Arts Alliance, the Historic Granbury Merchant’s Association has given full support and commitment to this 39 year old popular arts festival showcasing fine and contemporay craft artisan made works.

We are looking for 80 to 90 artists with unique and diverse works to partner with us in this celebration of the arts in our vibrant, historic downtown square!

Along with the amazing works of art all around the square, there will be featured an interactive arts area for all ages, in addition to fantastic food and local musicians!

Artists will be welcomed with a complimentary Wine and Cheese reception on Saturday evening from 7:30 to 9pm after you close your booth.

The Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts promises to be a weekend full of Artful adventure!!!
Please consider joining us and start creating!

Festival Chairperson   Cynthia James
Historic Merchant Coordinator Brenda Hyde


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



Name of Call: San Pedro Creek Pre-Qualified List of Artists, San Antonio, Texas

Budget: $1,000,000
Deadline: 6/30/17

The design of the San Pedro Creek Culture Park (Park) will radically change the current experience of the creek. In addition to providing enhanced flood control and revitalizing the natural habitat, the Park will also reconnect the community to the water through the creation of a world class linear park that reflects the unique culture of Bexar County. To that end, the San Antonio River Authority (SARA), working collaboratively with Bexar County and the City of San Antonio, seeks exceptional emerging and established public artists working in a variety of media and artistic approaches for its Pre-Qualified List of Artists (List).

Name of Call: Two Indoor Mural Commissions in Spring, TX for The Kroger Co.

Budget: $9,000
Deadline: 5/31/17

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: Two Indoor Mural Commissions in Spring, TX for The Kroger Co. Houston Arts Alliance on behalf of The Kroger Co.

Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 11:59 p.m. (CST) Artist Commission: $9,000 Eligibility: Open to all artists in the Greater Houston area. Priority is given to artists with a connection to the community in which the store resides. Entry Fee: Free

To submit, visit https://houstonartsalliance.submittable.com/submit

Name of Call: Cedar Park Sculpture Garden, Texas – Call for Entries

Budget: $400
Deadline: 6/5/17

The City of Cedar Park Arts Advisory Board would like to invite you to become an exciting part of Cedar Park by submitting your work for a year-long period of display in the Cedar Park Community Sculpture Garden. Additional information and an application can be found here: cedarparktexas.gov/sculpturegarden


Twin Falls Park Project Honoring Artist Arthello Beck

Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
City: Dallas
State: Texas
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 6/1/17

The Public Art Program of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs requests the submission of qualifications from artists for consideration to design, fabricate and install a free-standing, outdoor public artwork that will be a tribute to the life and work of Dallas artist Arthello Beck, Jr.

Arthello Beck, Jr., Dallas African-American artist, was born in Dallas on July 17, 1941. He was the first African American to own and operate an art gallery in Dallas. Arthello believed his art was a means of communication, a vital therapeutic form of expression for the young and old. His paintings reflected positive images of African-American people and culture; congregations at river baptisms, ladies at a beauty shop, children learning, sports scenes and dads reading to their babies are just some of the everyday scenes Beck captured on canvas.

Artwork should create a space or environment that invites community interaction with the artwork and incorporates themes central to Arthello Beck’s work.  Themes include references to positive African American experiences appropriate for children and adults in the surrounding neighborhoods. The Project Budget is $81,488.


Navasota Artist in Residency Fall 2017
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

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


Asian American Monument


Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Albuquerque
State: New Mexico
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 6/2/17

The Asian American Monument Committee of New Mexico requests artists or artists’ teams to submit qualifications for designing a public art sculpture in honor of the landmark civil rights ruling from Territory v Yee Shun (1882).  The site for the sculpture is the urban environment in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Second Judicial District Courthouse.  The budget for the project is $265,000 Eligible artist or artist teams must reside in the United States.

Seen on the Glasstire.com Classifiedshttp://glasstire.com/classifieds/browse-categories/3/calls-for-entries/

Crossing Borders postcard show

San Antonio. Deadline to enter: June 1, 2017 (works must be received by this date)

The Cat Art Show

Houston. The deadline for submission is Tuesday, June 6th.

TPS National Photography Award

Houston. Entries due June 23, 2017

photographic call for entry “black/white”

Johnson City. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme “black/white” to A Smith Gallery by June 19, 2017

Open Call for National and International Artists

Blue Star Gallery in San Antonio. Application Period April 1 – May 31, 2017


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Bob Cook at Your Private Collection Art Gallery April 29

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Your Private Collection Art Gallery is Proud to Present

Artist Bob Cook at Last Saturday Gallery Night

Saturday, April 29, 5-8pm

Well-known National and Texas watercolor artist, Robert W. Cook, creates realistic paintings including urban landscapes, old buildings, serene get-away places and classic cars including his renowned Corvettes.

A signature member of the National Watercolor Society and the Society of Watercolor Artists, Cook’s works often depict outdoor settings, old and new architecture and weathered structures.

Educated at Kansas City Art Institute and Baker University, Cook spent many years in architectural illustration creating over 13,000 paintings. Now a full-time artist, he has received many Texas, national and international honors.

Cook’s awards include Best in Show at the 20th, Annual Rio Brazos International, 2017, First Place in Aaron Brothers, 2016 National Color Art Challenge, Best Overall Watercolor in PleinAir Magazine’s PleinAir Salon, Best Overall Watercolor in the International Watercolor Show, Fabriano, Italy.

Collected by corporations and individuals in the United States and in foreign countries, Cook’s paintings are displayed at Champlain Oil Company, Texas Instruments, The National Corvette Museum, and the Texas Baptist Convention Center. 

Represented exclusively by Your Private Collection Gallery, Cook enjoys “..painting subjects that freeze frames of my life—usually scenes with massive amounts of detail that most artists wouldn’t even consider painting!”

Cook and his art will be celebrated Saturday, April 29, 5-8pm through May 26, at Your Private Collection Art Gallery along with a special chocolate and coffee bar.

Galleries of Granbury Last Saturday Gallery Night

After enjoying authentic character of Texas  through its wine, food, music and art at Granbury’s  Eighth Annual Wine Walk, wrap up the day on Saturday, the 29th,  5-8 pm with the free Last Saturday Night Gallery Night.

Galleries of Granbury invite you to this wonderful evening of art, music, hors d’oeuvres and libations. The Last Saturday Gallery Night locations all around the square include Your Private Collection Art Gallery, Artefactz, LGAA Shanley House, Against the Grain Studio and Dora Langdon Art Center as well as D’Vine Wine and The Pan Handle.

Beginning at 5pm, Your Private Collection Art Gallery will celebrate one of the nation’s top watercolorists, Bob Cook, along with his art.  Enjoy our free specialties chocolate and coffee bar.

Your Private Collection Art Gallery

106 N. Houston
Granbury, TX 76048

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LGAA Silent Art Auction & Granbury Wine Walk April 28 & 29


Check out Lake Granbury Art Association’s Silent Art Auction during the Granbury Wine Walk. Original pieces in a variety of styles to bid on. Proceeds support the non profit Lake Granbury Art Association.

VIP EVENT | at Warren’s Backyard
Thursday 4/27 | 7-10pm
Tickets required
Bidding will end at 9pm 

On “The Plaza ” bidding from
Friday, 4/28 | 2-6pm
Saturday, 4/29 | 11am-5pm

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LGAA 2017 Spring Membership Show Award Winners


Reception was held Saturday, March 11 at 6:30 P.M at the Shanley House, 224 North Travis, Granbury, TX 76048

The show runs from March 11 until April 29, 2017. Come and support L.G.A.A.

Lake Granbury Art Association


Bob Cook’s Best of Show Long Time Passing II

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HONORABLE MENTIONO – Valarie Cranston – Fall Rain
HONORABLE MENTION – Cheryl Lee Moore – Bubble Bath
HONORABLE MENTION – Rebecca Zook – Spellbound
AWARD OF ACHIEVEMENT – Colleen Erickson – Mako Island Boats
AWARD OF ACHIEVEMENT – Ed Phillips – Final Resting Place
AWARD OF ACHIEVEMENT – Pam Schultz – Jim Stewart in Plein Air
AWARD OF ACHIEVEMENT – Diane Coble – In the Heat of the Day
SPECIAL JUROR’S AWARD – Phyllis Webster – Raye of Sunshine
SPECIAL JUROR’S AWARD – Telise Roldev – New Beginnings
SPECIAL JUROR’S AWARD – Cynthia Ross – Checkers
SPECIAL JUROR’S AWARD – Marilyn Haskins – Rounding the Buoy
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – Mary Ann White – Kimmee
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – Van Johnson – They’re Getting Away
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – Pam Tullos – How ‘Bout Them Cowgirls

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Your Private Collection Art Gallery Presents Jack Wolfsen



Presents Jack Wolfsen at Last Saturday Gallery Night

March 25, 5-8pm

 Jack Wolfsen, award-winning sculptor, creates his imaginative works using wood, bronze, steel and cement.  Wall décor, single-standing sculptures and furniture are all part of this successful artist’s work. He is recognized for his work with barbed wire and has received many awards for his creations of old, barbed wire scavenged from Texas Ranches. His tree sculptures begin with barbed wire and are reborn in natural art.

How does Wolfsen feel as he creates each piece? “‘Enjoyment’ is the word that comes to mind,” he said.  “I never get tired of the look on people’s faces when they are in awe and discover that the sculpture is made of recycled barbed wire.”

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Life scenes, like “Finishing Touches,” are created with hundreds feet of wire and welds.                                           

One of his sculptures, which contained over 3300 welds, won an award at the Texas State Fair

Art Competition. He has competed in many art shows, including the Rio Brazos Art Exhibition and the Stars Over Texas competition. Wolfsen was recently honored with ‘Best of Show” at the prestigious, juried Breckenridge Fine Art National and International competition and show in Breckenridge, Texas.

Linda Watkins, Co-owner of Your Private Collection, believes that, “Good art should make you feel something. For example, does it evoke excitement, peace, relaxation? Does it remind you of a past experience, a moment or a place? With Jack Wolfsen, one definitely feels a range of emotions.”   

Galleries of Granbury—Last Saturday Gallery Night

Come celebrate Wolfsen’s art at Your Private Collection Art Gallery on March 25 as part of Galleries of Granbury’s Last Saturday Gallery Night.

The Galleries of Granbury will host “Last Saturday Gallery Night” (a free art walk) on the last Saturday of each month. All are open until 8pm with “meet the artists”, opening receptions, demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, wine and music.

Come visit – Artefactz, Langdon Center Art Gallery, Shanley House Art Gallery, Against the Grain Studio, and Your Private Collection Art Gallery along with D’Vine Wine and The Pan Handle on March 25 5-8 pm.  

Your Private Collection Art Gallery

106 N. Houston

Granbury, TX 76048




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Vickie Guthrie Still Life Workshop in Granbury March 18



Painting a Still Life with Vickie Guthrie

March 18, 2017 10-4 pm $50

Register at 254-396-4290 or vruthg@hotmail.com


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Johnny Mahto Hogue oil pastel demo for LGAA March 13

L.G.A.A. general meeting, Monday, March 13 at 7:00 P.M. at the Shanley House, 224 Travis St., Garubury (across from the library).

Johnny Mahto Hogue is our guest artist at the L.G.A.A. General Meeting which will be on Monday, March 13, at 7:00 P.M. He will be demonstrating oil pastels. You won’t want to miss this!

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2017 LGAA Spring Art Show Reception March 11


Reception, Saturday, March 11 at 6:30 P.M at the Shanley House, 224 North Travis, Granbury, TX 76048

The show runs from March 11 until April 29, 2017. Come and support L.G.A.A.

Lake Granbury Art Association


A big THANK YOU to all the LGAA members that submitted work for the Spring Show Poster. You will see them hung around the historic square and around town. The decision was difficult and we were looking for work that paired up well visually with another piece. The decision was so difficult that we are going to use TWO posters this year. Congratulations to Pam Tullos, Telise Rodelv, James Stewart and Jill Randall.

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Your Private Collection Art Gallery and Galleries of Granbury Celebrate Mardi Gras Feb. 25

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     Your Private Collection Art Gallery and Galleries of Granbury 

                                         Celebrate Mardi Gras          

                                     Last Saturday Gallery Night

                                         February 25, 5-8 pm

Our first Last Saturday Gallery Night starts with a blowout—our annual Mardi Gras Night on February 25th.  Hope you can come to this evening of art and fun. Conversation with our great artists, live music with Dutch the Cajun, Cajun Food and you may even win a prize for finding the baby hidden in the traditional King Cake.  You will love seeing the artist’s new works and listening to the music.

The Galleries of Granbury host “Last Saturday Gallery Night” free art walk the last Saturday of each month. 

All are open until 8 with “meet the artists,” opening receptions, demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, wine and music.  Come Feb 25, 5 – 8 pm for a special Mardi Gras Gallery Night at Artefactz, Langdon Center Art Gallery, Shanley House Art Gallery, 

Uptown Art John G. Campbell Gallery, Your Private Collection Art Gallery, D’Vine Wine, The Pan Handle and Against the Grain.  Enjoy an evening of art, Mardi Gras food, libations, and live music. The “Mardi Gras” gallery tram will be running between the gazebo on the square and the surrounding galleries. You don’t want to miss this fun evening of art.


Feb 25 Featured Artists 

Artifacts – Cynthia James & Jeanette Alexander

D’Vine Wine – Teresa Garrett and music by Jerry Allen

Langdon Center Art Gallery – Vicki Owen and her show, Perspectives

LGAA Shanley House Art Gallery – 2017 Photography Show 

The Pan Handle – Chef David Babineau from Manor of Time demos gourmet dishes.

Uptown Art John G. Campbell Gallery – Cheryl Lee Moore and Gwen Hutson

Your Private Collection Art Gallery – For Mardi Gras, many of their great artists will be there and music by “Dutch the Cajun”

This month, a new location, Against the Grain Studio, will have Mardi Gras face painting, chair massages, live music and create-your-own-art options. 


Your Private Collection Art Gallery

106 N. Houston

Granbury, TX 76048






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2017 LGAA Spring Membership Show deadline March 3 & 4

2017 LGAA Spring Membership Show Guidelines

ARTWORK ADMISSIONS:  March 3 (Fri.) 11:00 – 2:00

March 4 (Sat.) 10:00 – 12:00

SHOW DATES:  March 11 – April 29

RECEPTION/AWARDS:  March 11 @ 6:30

ARTWORK PICKUP:  April 30 (Sun.) 1:00 – 4:00


Only LGAA members are allowed entries and membership dues must be current and in good standing.
Please sign up to docent during the show.  A docent signup sheet will be available at art check-in.

Artists may submit one (1) entry for $15, non-refundable.

Works must be original and completed within the last three (3) years.   No workshop or class work.  No computer generated art.  Use of published photos is prohibited unless the artist produced the images.

No nudes.  No late entries.  Show chairman has the authority to decline/disqualify any unacceptable work.

Work MUST be framed ready to hang with appropriate hanger/wire.  No saw-tooth hangers.  Unframed gallery-wrap canvases must e at least 1 ½ “deep with no exposed staples.  Edges must be painted (not unpainted canvas)

Outside MAXIMUM length/width 40”x40” including the frame.

All artwork must be for sale.  Please state valid price reflecting current market value for your work.  For any art work sold, LGAA shall be entitled to retain 15% of the selling price as commission.

All reasonable care of artwork will be given.  LGAA will not be responsible for loss or damage to any work while in its custody.  Submission of entries to this exhibition constitutes agreement on the part of the entrant to all conditions set forth in this prospectus.

2017 Spring Membership Show Entry Form

Please read each statement and initial, complete contact information, an

n the 2017 LGAA Spring Membership Show….

1.  Was not created in whole or in part in a supervised class or workshop.

2.  Was not created from a published photo, movie still or any other copyrightedwork unless I produced the image. (Excluding collage)
3.  Is not stock photography or art.

4.  If digital/printed photography is used in any manner in combination with traditional mediums (collage), it must be clearly listed as part of your medium. This includes using digital photography as a type of under painting—applying paint over a printed photograph.

5.  My work is original, not a reproduction, and completed in the last three years.


ARTIST’S SIGNATURE _____________________________________________________


Artist’s Name:  ___________________________________________________

Address:  ________________________________________________________

City & Zip:   ______________________________________________________

Phone:  _________________________________________________________

E-Mail:  _________________________________________________________


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20th Annual Rio Brazos Art Exhibition and Sale – deadline March 1


The 20th Annual Juried Rio Brazos Art Exhibition opens at 3 p.m. on April 9th, 2017 at the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center Concert Hall in Granbury, Texas.  


The exhibition is sponsored by Tarleton State University, the Granbury Arts Alliance, the City of Granbury and supported by numerous local and regional businesses. The coordinators of this event plan to create an atmosphere that will inspire, educate and entertain as well as attract quality art and discriminating buyers.

Accepted artwork will be selected at the discretion of the juror. Works are grouped according to the type of media received. Over $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards are anticipated.

Prospectus: http://www.tarleton.edu/langdoncenter/documents/riorrazosrrospectus2017.pdf


All media will be considered. This could include, but not be limited to, water media, oil, acrylic, pastel, mixed-media, photography, printmaking, graphics, collage, 3-dimensional, fabric, etc.


March 1 Deadline to receive slides or digital images.
March 10 Notifications of acceptance to be mailed.
April 1 Accepted artwork to be hand-delivered must be received from noon-3 p.m. at the Historic A.P.
Gordon House, 308 E. Pearl St., Granbury, TX 76048
April 9 Juror Gallery Talk regarding RBAE artwork from2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Opening of show and presentation of awards atLangdon Center Concert Hall 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
April 30 Show closes. Hand-delivered works to be retrieved between 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. only.
SHOW HOURS: Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Noon to 4 p.m.

The Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Educational Center is nestled one block off Granbury’s historic square in the Brazos River Valley and serves as a focal point for the fine arts in the Lake Granbury area. The Langdon Center serves as the cultural and educational hub of the downtown area in cooperation with the City of Granbury and Tarleton State University.

Part of the A&M System since 1917, Tarleton State University offers affordable undergraduate and graduate degrees from locations in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online. The main campus of Tarleton is located 31 miles southwest of Granbury in Stephenville. Founded in 1899 as a private, liberal arts college, Tarleton is now one of the state’s fastest growing institutions with an enrollment exceeding 15,000 and serves as the educational and cultural flagship of the Cross Timbers Region. Tarleton is currently celebrating its 100 year centennial anniversary of being a part of The Texas A&M University System. For more information, please visit: www.tarleton.edu/centennial

The Granbury Arts Alliance (GAA), a non-profit fine arts organization, is a major sponsor of the Rio Brazos Art Exhibition. The goal of the GAA is to enrich and enhance the artistic environment of Granbury and make cultural activities accessible to all citizens. The GAA exists to unite all of the artistic groups of Granbury under one umbrella to share resources and experience, increase awareness of the arts and support one another.



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Weekly Art Classes in Granbury


Lake Granbury Art Association offers weekly classes at Shanley House Gallery in Granbury. Some are free, and others are reasonably priced! http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/

Fore more details see the flyer below/

  • Monday LIVE MODEL
  • Tuesday VARIED -instructor Deanna Thibault
  • Wednesday INSTRUCTION beginner/intermediate – instructor Vickie Guthrie
  • Thursday PASTEL
  • Friday OPEN STUDIO

To learn about membership in LGAA, see http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/p/how-to-join.html



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