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November at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center: Receptions Nov. 4, Shop Small Saturday & more

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The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is proud to announce a Shop Small Saturday event. Small works by local artists will be for sale to the public for a special one day event on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, November 26 from 10AM to 4PM. Behind every small business there’s a story worth knowing. Small Business plays a big role in making our community great!

For more information, email events@fwcac.org. Or see the website fwcac.org

Galleries

November Exhibits
Reception: Friday, November 4, 2016; 6 – 9pm
Free and open to the public
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November 4 – December 22, 2016
Focus Gallery One: Unseen Realities
Lael Burns explores her interest in the tensions between spiritual and material aspects of life. She uses hot rod car graphics and colors, and softer, delicate organic forms to make connections between the visceral and graphic.
  
Focus Gallery Two: Gravitational Continuity 
By relinquishing precise control of the shape glass takes, Morgan Chivers achieves a form reminiscent of large-scale cosmological simulations.

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November 4 – 26, 2016
Texas Pottery & Sculpture Guild Sale and Exhibit

A sale and exhibit of functional and sculptural ceramics. Sale: 5 – 9pm Friday, 10 – 4pm Saturday.


Memories & Musings V
Judith Wolf and Doris Mobley are two friends who exhibit together.

An Eternal Present and State of Being 

Kelly Ingleright-Telgenhoff explores the duality that exists in life, pairing the beautiful with the grotesque, the real with the abstract, the minimal with detailed.


Reflexion
Roy Richardson strives to design color photographs that all can enjoy.
Along the Rio Grande’s Big Bend
An exhibit by Ken Spencer of black and white photographs along and near the Rio Grande river as it forms the border between Big Bend National Park and Mexico.
Postcards from the West
A solo show of landscapes, flora, and symbols of the west by nationally-recognized artist Louis Escobedo.

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WOCA Project 4th Annual Juried Artists’ Book Exhibition

An exhibition exploring the diversity within the artist book medium.

Through December 28, 2016
TAC Featured Artist: Edgar Miller, In Between the Dark and the Light

Edgar Miller seeks to find interesting light on interesting subjects.
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TAC Small Works Show
November 12 – January 2, 2016
Works under 15″, perfect for holiday gift-giving, all created by local artists.
ART7 Gallery 820 Currie Street NEW LOCATION

SPECIAL EVENTS

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TPSG Pottery Christmas Sale
November 4; 5 – 9pm & November 5; 10 – 4pm
A sale of ceramic sculpture and pottery.
An Evening of Hope
November 5, 2016; 6:30pm
Hope International Development Agency presents An Evening of Hope Fundraising Event. Join us for a wonderful Ethiopian meal and special entertainment, the company of friends, a silent auction, great music, a short feature film, and an important opportunity to transform lives in Ethiopia through your giving.


Louis Escobedo Painting Workshop
November 7 – 9, 2016
This 3-day intensive workshop with artist Louis Escobedo will be held in the Back Gallery from 9:30 am – 4 pm. Call for more information. 817.298.3026.
Artist’s Talk by Morgan Chivers
November 11, 2016, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Morgan Chivers graduated from San Jose State University in 2011 after spending a full decade earning four simultaneously conferred degrees with five associated minors: BA in History, BA in Global Studies, BFA in Photography, and BFA in Spatial Arts, with minors in Anthropology, Music, Religious Studies, German, and Environmental Studies.  His approach to the world is inherently cross-disciplinary; the lusts for knowledge and context drive his life.
 
Juror’s Talk: The Thing Lyric: Collaboration, Encounter, and the New Poetics of Bookworks
November 12, 2016, time TBA
Drawing on recent critical theories that foreground the vibrancy of things, Dr. Anne Keefe will introduce a theory of “thing lyric” to investigate how the artist’s book itself becomes an agent in the collaborative process of reading.
 
Hawaiian Hula Dance Workshop
October 6-November 14, 2016

Experience the beautiful culture of Hawaii through dance, music, stories and language.  Each class will have segments of basic hula hand and feet movements, history, storytelling, music, learning about traditional hula instruments, and basic Hawaiian language as it relates to hula dance.  You will learn a beautiful hula about a well-known Hawaiian Goddess, and have the opportunity to perform your hula at the Workshop showcase on November 17.
Shop Small Saturday
November 26, 2016; 10 – 4pm
Small fine art and craft works by local artisans. Free and open to the public.
 
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Come browse our small gift shop where you can purchase unique, artist-made pieces, as well as original jewelry, ceramics, glass, woodwork, metalwork, wearable art, handmade prints, photography and other fine art and craft works!
We are taking submissions for new works in the ARTshop!

Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate
Love to swing dance (or wanna learn how)? Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate hosts dances and classes every Thursday from 8:00-11:00 pm! Admission is $7.00 for non-members or $5.00 for members/students/affiliates (with valid ID).
Plan Your Event!
The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is the perfect place to have a wedding, conference, or any other special event. Whether it’s a private or corporate event – we can accommodate with beautiful spaces, catering, and stunning local art.  

Contact us today!

Artist Opportunities

Professional Practices: Portfolio/CV
November 7, 2016: 6pm
The Texas Artists Coalition presents this first in a Professional Practices series for artists, in collaboration with Art Tooth. Open to all. More details and sign-up HERE

9 x 12 Works on Paper Show Call for Artists
Postmark Deadline: November 15, 2016
Open to all artists! 
The Fort Worth Community Art Center announces an open call for entries: 2016 9 x 12 Works on PaperShow December 2-27, 2016.  Artworks on or of paper or paper products may be any size, but MUST fit in a 9 x 12 envelope; folded, 3D or multi-part OK.  Unmatted, unframed photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media, cast or folded paper or digital prints OK (other materials attached-OK). Original artworks only; no reproductions.  Put artist’s name, address, title & date of work and medium on back. No entry form. Open to all artists – no age or geographical restrictions. All artwork is shown – no jury. Entry fee is $5 US/piece; 6 entries max.  Postmark deadline November 15, 2016.  All artwork for sale for $100 US; artist gets 75%.  Unsold works with SASE will be mailed by Jan 31. Send entries, entry fee by check or M.O. or PayPal to 9 x 12, FWCAC, 1300 Gendy,
Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Life Drawing with Carol Ivey at the Arts Center
Saturday mornings, October 15 – November 19, 2016
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

6 sessions
$225 model fee included
This class is aimed at the beginning and intermediate level. Emphasis will be on developing and engaging visual perception to see the human form in terms of unique configuration. Participants learn and practice exercises in gesture, contour, shape, proportion, value, and expression. Some structure and anatomy
will be presented. Poses vary in length from the quick study to the more finished drawing. All work is done from the live unclothed model. To register contact: Carol Ivey 817-774-6048

Painting Classes with Carol Ivey at ART7
Friday mornings
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
An on-going Friday morning painting class, open to all levels and all approaches with students receiving individualized instruction.

Tuition: $140, or $120 for TAC members. ART7 Gallery, 820 Currie St.
To register contact: Carol Ivey 817-774-6048
The Texas Artists Coalition is a membership program designed to offer benefits for artists in the North Texas community. The mission of the TAC is to support the career development of artists, whether they are emerging or established, amateur or professional. Programs of the TAC are supported by the Arts Council of Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.
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Pin It Expo call for vendors

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Join Pin It Expo on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Cowboy Hall of Fame located at the Historic Stockyards in Fort Worth, and bring Pinterest to life!  Pin It Expo is proud to bring together a group of 70+ unique vendors ranging from hand-made jewelry, palette signs, hand painted home furnishings, boutique style clothing, organic beauty products and so much more!  If you’ve pinned it, then we have it!,

Market hours are: Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 10am – 5pm
Participate as a vendor and showcase your unique products to our growing following of pin-loving shoppers!  Shoppers range in age from 18 to up 65+, with the bulk of our attendees being between the ages of 35-55 years old and mainly women.  We do have a good amount of young families that attend, strollers are always welcome.  We typically see an attendance of 3,000 people from open to close.

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“Fall into Art” at Giddens Gallery

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“Fall into Art”

Show & Reception Nov 5-13, 2015

Join our “Fall into Art” open house.  With Christmas coming up we decided to show and make available, a limited assortment of smaller and lower priced Fine Art Pieces for gifting.

Small can pack a big punch when it is an Original, one of a kind Fine Art Piece.  Specifically for this event, our full house of Fine Artists have created some great original pieces starting at $50.

In addition to the Fine Art will be complimentary Wine and Hors d’oeuvres served during the Reception; Saturday Nov 7th 6pm – 9pm

For samples of the pieces: http://goo.gl/uyfYax

 

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

624 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051

817-488-8600

www.giddensgallery.com

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North Richland Hills’ Holiday Magic call for artists

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The City of North Richland Hills will celebrate its 16th annual Night of Holiday Magic on Saturday, December 5, 2015! Join us for holiday music, crafts, mini train rides, a marshmallow roast, photos with Santa, tree lighting, fireworks show, holiday shopping and more. Admission is free.

Night of Holiday Magic is seeking craft vendors who sell handmade or nearly handmade items, nothing mass produced. For applications, see http://www.nrhtx.com/FormCenter/Night-of-Holiday-Magic-7/

Craft Booth Fees: $60.00 ‐ All booths are 10’ wide by 10’ deep. All applications must be submitted no later than November 13, 2015.

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Jingle Bash applications open Aug. 17

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Applications for the 2014 Jingle Bash open August 17. Produced by Etsy Dallas, Jingle Bash happens every November in Dallas. This year’s will be November 15th at the South Side Events Center, 1135 S. Lamar.

The 5th Annual Jingle Bash, is planned to be our biggest, bestest show yet! We’re working hard to make this the best handmade shopping experience in Texas.

http://handmadebash.com/Home.html

About Etsy Dallas:

Etsy Dallas, the original Dallas Etsy team and the first city team in Texas, is a
cooperative, all-volunteer group of artists, crafters and designers living and
working in Dallas. The team boasts talent from a range of mediums and crafts,
and is independently run by its members. The mission of Etsy Dallas is to promote the handmade movement in the Greater Dallas area, and beyond.

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Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience call for artists

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We are now accepting vendor applications for the Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience, the 11th Funky Finds event held in Fort Worth!

The upcoming event will be held November 15th and November 16th at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

Vendor applications will be available through the event website July 1st through August 19th

PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS!
Sponsor the Event • Advertise Your Business • Contribute Swag • Apply to be a Vendor

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EVENT FEATURES:

• Handmade Shopping Extravaganza

• 150 Swag Bags and Charitable Raffle

• On-site Pet Adoptions by HSNT

• Toys For Tots Drop Off

• Photos with SANTA CLAUS

• Funky Finds Balloons for All

• Event T-shirts for Charity

• Much More!

Find items in the following categories:

Accessories • Art • Authors • Bath, Body & Candles
Ceramics & Pottery • Clothing • Food • Holiday & Seasonal
Home Goods & Decor • Jewelry • Kids & Parents
Stationery & Paper Goods • Pet Goods • Photography

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1450090818581653

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