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Closing Gingko Leaf Gallery

Gingko Leaf Gallery will close soon. But Christmas shopping is going strong!

After the holidays the gallery will begin the long process of closing. Currently many artists are offering work for discounts ranging from 20-50% through December. January will be the month of closing and I will have fixtures and some art of my own at a discount as well. We will lock the doors Jan. 15.
We’ve had a two and a half year run in Marshall that was successful on many levels. However, I am transitioning to produce events, consulting work, and lessons from my studio through Gingko Art Productions. We may not have a store front, but there will always be art in my life.

The gallery is located at 212 N. Washington Ave. in Marshall, TX.

So, come see Wonderland of Lights in Marshall TX, shop and dine in this historic town, ice skating, and numerous other fun activities….then come see Gingko Leaf Gallery where Art is for the Imagination!

Claudia Lowery

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Kittrell Rifkind Gallery in December


All of us at Kittrell Riffkind and Southwest Gallery send you our Warmest Thoughts and Best Wishes for a Joyous Holiday and a Healthy & Happy New Year!

A big thank you to one and all for your support throughout the years.  We appreciate y’all!

Barbara, Bob & Avery
Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass Gallery
at Southwest Gallery
4500 Sigma Rd
Dallas, TX 75244
972-239-7957
Tuesdays thru Saturdays 9 – 6
Sundays 1 – 5
Gifts for the Season…
It’s So Hard To Find That Perfect Thing  
Double Cherries by Cliff Goodman Studio
The holidays are almost upon us and we know it can be difficult to find something ‘new’ for that special hard-to-buy-for person on your list.
Here are some ideas of unusual gifts that not only make us smile but will make your gift giving fun!
Glass candy cane drink swizzles
Flying pig ornaments
Tipsy Whiskey Tumblers
Spinning Marbles
Salt & Pepper Shakers to liven your table
Tutti Fruitti goblets
Crazy critters of all sorts large & small
Polar bear earrings
Pocket hearts
Still can’t decide?  How about a gift certificate and a date for you to take your special someone on an outing for shopping and lunch.

Or one of our studio classes — for that hands-on loved one to learn to work with glass.

Special For The Holidays
Here’s the Scoop… 

The Ornament Extravaganza continues at the gallery… The celebration will continue through the month of December.

Regular Hours
The Gallery is open Tues – Sat from 9 – 6 and
from 1 – 5 on Sun afternoons.
The Studio is open Tues – Sat 10 – 6.
We are closed on Mon.
Special Holiday Hours
Sat, Dec 24th     Closing at 5
Christmas Day, Closed
Tues, Dec 27th     10 – 5
Sat, Dec 31st     Closing at 5
New Years Day, Closed

For details check our website or give us a call (Gallery 972-239-7957 or Studio 972-239-7989).

Reclining Pea Pod by Jen Violette

A Reminder…
Both The Gallery & Studio Have New Homes! 
Jump Roping Penguin by Paul Labrie For those of y’all who have not yet visited us in our new locations, the Gallery has moved in with Southwest Gallery over in the North Dallas Design District at 4500 Sigma Rd (at Welch) in Dallas.
The Studio is now in Richardson, located at 1600 N Plano Rd in Suite #400.  That’s at the corner of Plano Rd & Collins (tucked around the corner facing south).
Give us a call if you need help finding us….  
Gallery, 972-239-7957  
Studio, 972-239-7989

Recipe of the Month
Christmas Morning Cake

Bouquet With Red Berries Paperweight by Ken Rosenfeld
‘Tis the Season for parties and celebrations with friends and family — a time for treasured traditions and extra special goodies to eat.  This holiday recipe has been so popular over the years that I thought I’d share it with you once again — a new tradition!

My mother always served a wonderful Christmas Morning Cake for brunch during the holidays.  It was a much anticipated part of every Christmas — and often requested as a birthday treat.

This cake has to sit for a couple of days to absorb all the citrus-y goodness poured over the top — presenting a serious temptation to sneak a nibble when nobody else is around…

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The Upstairs Gallery – the Christmas Show, Pottery & Doug Walton New Year’s Encounter


From now till December 23, 2017

Tuesday ~ Saturday

12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Upstaris Gallery 1038 WEST ABRAM * ARLINGTON, TEXAS 76013
info@upstairsartgallery.com

Visit our website: http://www.upstairsartgallery.com/

The intricate medallion design above was created by Al Brouillette, one of the

original artists of The Upstairs Gallery. It was one of many designs that he created for Eleanor G. Martin’s annual Christmas Show. We thought it approporiate to use

Al’s design for this 50th Annual Gallery show. Al Brouillette 1924 – 2000

a gallery group show
Pottery and jewelry and art gifts…from our family of artists.
Art in every medium and priced to make shopping fun again…
We are featuring three potters – all with destinctive styles. Mugs and platters, casserole dishes and tortilla bowls, goblets and cups to share good cheer. Art to give – art to collect – all part of our 50th Show.
“NORTH POLE WE HAVE A PROBLEM”
Created by: Kent Bushart
“Blue Cloud” by Jessica Neary
Paintings to Celebrate the
Holiday Season
Oils, watercolors, mixed media….all on display. Our family of artists will show their recent works….from large paintings to small treasures.
Contemporary and traditional — bright and bold – thoughtful and reflective .
Pottery by Jef Barton
Jef Barton is a productive potter who makes functional and decorative pieces with various stoneware clay bodies and firing methods. The Gallery is pleased to welcome Jef to our Art of Christmas Giving Show. Jef’s tortilla bowl is shown to the right.
Jef is an AHS grad as well as
UT-Arlington.
art classes and workshops
DOUG WALTON NEW YEAR’S ENCOUNTER 2018
DATE: Fri-Sun, Jan. 5, 6, & 7, 2018
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
FEE: $165 for three days or $60 per day.
A $50 deposit will hold your place.

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Christmasfest on Hart Street Dec. 8 – 10

32st Annual Christmasfest on Hart Street 2017

6342, 6344, 6346 Hart St.

Fort Worth, TX 76112

woodwork, clay art, graphic art, jewelry, mosaic, book art, handmade soap, gourd art, art glass, fiber art

http://www.hartstreetpottery.com/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1127701284033387

 

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Cowtown Indie Bazaar Dec. 9

COWTOWN INDIE BAZAAR
SATURDAY – DECEMBER 9TH – 11AM TO 5PM
Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibit Hall at Will Rogers Memorial Center
Round Up Inn – 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Be one of the FIRST 40 shoppers in line to score a
FREE GOODY BAG
filled with handmade items from a selection of our handmade makers, artists and vintage curators! Line starts early, so set those alarm clocks, grab your holiday shopping lists, and come ready to shop!

Be sure to purchase your $3 discounted admission tickets online by December 8th. Admission will be $5 at the door and kids 12 and under get in free.

Purchase Your Discounted Tickets Now

TIME IS RUNNING OUT!
SIGN UP FOR A DIY FLOWER ARRANGING CLASS TODAY!
Claim your seat by FRIDAY, December 1st and learn the art of flower arranging with our sponsor Alice’s Table. All supplies are provided and you go home with your beautiful arrangement to show off to friends and family! BONUS: You get FREE ADMISSION to the show with your reservation! Win-Win!
Choose Your Class Time & Reserve Your Seat Now
Join The Event & Invite Your Friends
See The Maker/Artist Line Up
Find Maps & All The Details Here
Santa Visits From 1PM to 3PM
Free Make & Take For The Kids
Cash Bar, Lounge & Photobooth Available

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Suzanne Sparks McNeill Dec. 2 at North Havens Gardens Holiday Art & Gift Market

Art and Gifts Show
SaturdayDecember 2, 11:00-6:00  at North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northhaven Road, Dallas, TX

One of a kind, signature handmade art pieces

SparksStudioArt.com

Holiday Art & Gift Market 2017

Sat, December 2, 2017

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM CST

Love Local?

If you’re looking for special finds this year, skip the mall and join us to fall in love with handmade jewelry, artwork & treasures by area artists in a relaxed atmosphere!

 

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Artists Showplace Holiday Open House and Gallery Student Exhibit Dec. 1

The Artists Showplace

  • Unique holiday items
  • Exquisite handmade jewelry
  • Original paintings
  • Handcrafted glassworks, ceramics & sculptures

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 6-9pm

theartistsshowplace.com

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Cutefest 2 on Dec. 2 + call for artists

There are still spots for vendors at this year’s Cutefest, being held in conjunction with Bedford’s tree lighting.
Bedford Public Library

2424 Forest Ridge Dr, Bedford, Texas 76021
12:00 PM-6:00 PM – Cutefest – Cute Christmas shopping experience at the library for all of your holiday gifts.
2:00 PM-4:00 PM – Cute Pet Palooza – A Christmas celebration for your furry friends (dogs, cats and small domestic pets). The celebration includes a costume contest, pet parade, and pet pictures with Santa
4:00 PM-8:00 PM – Holiday Hayride around Old Bedford School (leaves from Southwest corner of the library)
4:30 PM-8:00 PM – Community Stage Performances on the lawn at the Old Bedford School
4:00 PM-8:00 PM – FREE family and pet activities and crafts on the lawn of the Old Bedford School (while supplies last)
5:00PM – Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest Judging
6:00 PM – Reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and Santa’s arrival
6:00 PM – FREE refreshments available (while supplies last)
6:30 PM-8:00 PM– Selfies with Santa – bring your own camera to snap your own photos and capture the moment.

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Shop Local Through ETSY on Shop Small Saturday Nov. 25

Support DFW artists and crafters in your neighborhood by buying nearby! Did you know ETSY has a shop local geographic feature?

You can start your search here

https://www.etsy.com/localsearch. 

Or limit your ETSY search results by using the local items filter.

For a visual map of local events and brick & mortar sellers use https://www.etsy.com/local (note that using this requires that you be signed into your account)

You can also save shipping costs by picking up your purchases locally instead of having them shipped.

Note: You can find DFW memorabilia here: https://www.etsy.com/market/dallas_fort_worth


 

You can also identify local crafters through their membership in ETSY DALLAS and ETSY FORT WORTH.

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Big Little Frame Up Art Sale Nov. 25 in Bedford

Big Little Frame Up
Small Arts Sat., Nov. 25, 7-11pm
After fighting your way through the craziness of Black Friday–come purchase framed, affordable, 5x7in and under artwork all priced 25 dollars and under.

Central Arts of Bedford

2816 Central Dr #140, Bedford, Texas 76021

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Holiday Presence XIII at the Kettle opens Nov. 25

In this season of joyous celebrations, Kettle Art presents our 13th annual Holiday Presence exhibition, This show features art, gifts, small works and unique, artisan-crafted pieces made exclusively by local artists. Nearly all works are $200.00 or under,  and all are cash & carry.

This exhibit runs through December 24.

Watch for special announcements throughout the exhibit; artists collaborating on-site, updates on new items, impromptu parties, and extended hours.

Artists included but are not limited to: Brad Albright, Katrina Rasmussin, Clint Scism, Corey Godfrey, Cathey Miller, Richard Ross, Erin Curry, Justin Clumpner, Jamie Walters, William ‘Bubba’ Flint, Amy Seymour, Nick Glenn, Emily Yandell, Ruben Ramirez, Dani Kent, Steve & Erin Reeves, Candice Lindsay, Frank Campagna and many more TBA,

Thank you for your continued support of the amazing local artists who make our art scene one of the most vibrant in the country!

Kettle Art Gallery
2650 Main Street, Dallas TX
Saturday, November 25, 2017 12:00pm

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Christmas Artists & Crafters Market in Marshall Nov. 25

More than 20 East Texas and Louisiana artists and crafters will share unique, one-of-a-kind handmade gifts and art to fill your holiday shopping list needs. Come search for and find that perfect treasure while you enjoy free refreshments at this ONE DAY ONLY event.

MARSHALL VISUAL ARTS CENTER
208 E. BURLESON & LAFAYETTE STREET (enter on Lafayette side)
MARSHALL, TEXAS

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25  ~  10am-5pm

A Gingko Art Production

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Kids Star Wars Camp, Gift Certificates & Cooper Exhibit at Elm Street Studio

  • December 18 – 21 | 10AM – 12PM
  • Ages 5-12
  • $100

 

Give the gift of an experience. Our Winter classes and workshops are posted to the website and more are being added this month. Call 214-478-8372 to purchase a gift certificate, which may be applied to any class, workshop or art purchase.

OIL PAINTING          CARTOONING          DIGITAL PAINTING

YOUTH DRAWING          TEEN DRAWING

ADULT DRAWING          3D ANIMATION

 

 

 


Endangered Moments by Charice Cooper: Revealing the beautiful and extraordinary subtleties of a single moment in time so the viewer can absorb and fully appreciate a fleeting moment that would otherwise be lost in a bustling and distracted world.

See Cooper’s magnificent oil paintings from November 1 to December 28, 2017 at Elm Street Studio in Keller. Please join us for a complimentary reception with the artist on Saturday, November 4 from 6-8pm. Gallery location is 139 S. Elm Street, Keller TX 76248. For more details and to see some of the paintings that will be on display, please visit ElmStreetStudioKeller.com


http://www.elmstreetstudiokeller.com/

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Holiday Art Bazaar Dec. 2 at TUPPS Brewery in McKinney

Holiday Art Bazaar
Forty local artisans will be selling their handmade creations at the McKinney Creative Community‘s Holiday Art Bazaar at TUPPS Brewery on December 2. There is a Christmas Tree Lighting at 6 PM plus kids crafts, ornament making and food trucks! It will be a fun and festive day!

The Art Bazaar is a shopping event and party that will showcase the very best in handmade gifts, apparel, jewelry, home décor, accessories, art, pottery and more! Hand-picked artists, crafters and designers from near and far will all gather at the McKinney Creative Art Bazaar for pure shopping fun. This year’s Art Bazaar will be held at TUPPS, a microbrewery at The Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas. TUPPS has a large indoor/outdoor covered event space, bar, stage, games, food trucks and more. TUPPS will also have a Christmas Tree lighting at 7 Pm during the Art Bazaar.

 

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Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Nov. 18 & 19

This Weekend Shop ’til You Drop at the
8th Annual Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience
Saturday, November 18th, 10am-5pm
Sunday, November 19th, 11am-4pm
Cattle Barn 2 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3337 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Free Admission • Family & Pet Friendly • Swag Bags
Photos with Santa • Pet Adoptions • Toy Drive
http://funkyfinds.com/holiday.html

Charitable Raffle benefiting the Humane Society of North Texas and DFW Toys for Tots

We can’t think of a better way to celebrate your community & the holiday season than shopping local & buying locally made goods! Shop with over 100 makers at the 8th Annual Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience this weekend (Sat. 10-5 & Sun. 11-4) at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. ( Google map)

This indoor event is family and pet-friendly and the perfect opportunity to keep your holiday shopping dollars local. You will find the best of the best in handmade goods ranging from small batch food to fashions and home decor. As always, there’s something for everyone and every taste. All ages and pets are welcome, so bring the whole gang! Parking fee payable by cash or credit card.

Funky Finds gives back! Funky Finds events always feature a huge charitable raffle with all proceeds benefiting local charitable organizations. Since Hurricane Harvey, it is imperative that we raise as many funds as possible for the Humane Society of North Texas and DFW Toys for Tots. HSNT will be facilitating pet adoptions all weekend & our goal is one animal adoption per inch of rain from Hurricane Harvey – fifty!!! Help us reach this goal and find loving homes for all the animals that were evacuated to our area. Bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and receive one free raffle ticket! Each maker & other generous business owners have donated items for the raffle & every dime raised benefits these organizations. The first 150 shoppers to purchase $10+ raffle tickets will receive a shopping tote filled with products, samples, coupons and more.

To top things off, Santa will be on-hand for photos all weekend with a suggested donation of $5 per sitting to the Humane Society. This is the perfect opportunity to take your family photo, snap pics of your pets with Santa, and for the kids to present their wish list.

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ArtMart at the Bath House

Friday, November 17, 2017 – Reception (7-9 PM)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 – Sale (12-6 PM)
Sunday, November 19, 2017 – Sale (12-6 PM) – Live Auction (4:30 PM)

Free admission and parking

You can find the perfect Holiday Gifts for the art lover in your life at the Bath House Cultural Center’s Art Mart.

The Art Mart features an eclectic selection of original paintings, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, cards, and other unique creations by more than 60 local and regional visual artists. Enjoy the art, along with food, live music, and a live art auction.

The proceeds of the Art Mart benefit the participating artists and the Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center, a not-for-profit organization that supports year-round visual and performing art programs at the center.

This year, the Art Mart features artwork by:
Sally Ackerman and Lisa Payne, Eva Azul, Matt and Sharon Bagley, Rita Barnard, Martha Boles, Kathryn Boulet Hoffman, Raul Bryand, Jan Byron, Pamela Cleveland, Lisa Covert, Lisa Crews, Kitty DePetris, Dan and Lori Dudley, James Dunn, Oscar Duran, Angelika Ejtel, Brandie Ferguson, Terri Foster, Pastor García, Fred Gardner, Jay Gardner , Essie Graham, Pedro Guerra and Gloria Carrillo, Rebecca Guy, Janice Hamilton, Candace Hartman, Kaitlyn Helwig , Tricia Hicks, Deana Hinchcliff, Chad and Chelsea Hoberer, Cheryl Johnson, Kenya Jones, Amy Justice, Cindy Kelley, Evan Knapp, Barbara Lee, Audrey Legatowicz, Lilli Lehtonen, Marcela Mihaloglou, Jo Moncrief, Suzanne Morgan, Nancy Munger, Rebecca Ramos, Victoria Ratliff, Beth Ritter-Perry, Balmore Salazar , Herlinda Sanchez, Salvador Sánchez, Elisabeth Schalij, Hans Schnitzler, Frank Sowells, Sherry Talbot, Terri Thoman, Melisa Torres, Kat Warwick, Heidi Williams, Debra Worrell Hernandez, Carlos Zuniga and Dagan Newland.

www.bathhousemedia.com/artmart

Bath House Cultural Center

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ETSY DALLAS Jingle Bash Nov. 11

Saturday at 10:30 AM – 5 PM
 
Eddie Deen’s Ranch944 S Lamar St, Dallas, Texas 75202

Join us as we take over Eddie Deen’s Ranch for a Texas sized, boot scootin’, kick a$$ Jingle Bash!

Etsy Dallas’ Jingle Bash, a premier handmade shopping event and party, will showcase the very best in handmade apparel, bags, jewelry, home décor, accessories, art, pottery and more.

Hand-picked artists, crafters and designers from near and far gather at the Jingle Bash for one-of-a-kind one-stop shopping. Admission is FREE and kids and strollers are welcome, so come down to Eddie Deen’s on Saturday, Nov 11th and join in the fun. Get there early if you want to be one of the first 50 shoppers to get one of our coveted Bash Bags filled with swag from our talented vendors!

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Space available at Gingko Leaf Gallery’s Christmas Arts & Crafts Market

Gingko Leaf Gallery will host a Christmas Arts & Crafts Market Saturday, November 25 at the Marshall Visual Arts Center from 10am-5pm. 30 area artisans will bring one-of-a-kind creations and unique gifts for holiday shoppers to purchase. Join us for refreshments and a true celebration of the creative spirit at 208 E. Burleson with entrance on Lafayette Street. This event is indoors and will proceed even with winter weather. Artists & crafters interested in a space may call 903-471-5225 or 903-926-0440 for information. A Gingko Art Production.  https://www.facebook.com/events/240855649652653

Claudia Lowery

Artist/Owner

Gingko Leaf Gallery

212 N. Washington Ave.

Marshall TX 75670

903-471-5225 gallery

903-926-0440 cell

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Jewelry Trunk Show at The Artists Showplace Gallery Nov. 9

The Artists Showplace Gallery and Good Life Family Magazine invite you to a networking and shopping event just in time for the holidays. Join us on Thursday, November 9, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. for a fabulous girls’ night out. Discover one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry from such artists as Mitzi Lynn, Kellie Rode and Lanette Ebersold. You’ll have a chance to win door prizes, and complimentary wine and hors d’ouevres will be served.

For more information, call the gallery at 972-233-1223 or visit www.theartistsshowplace.com. The gallery is located at 15615 Coit Road, Suite 230, Dallas, Texas 75248, at the southwest corner of Coit and Arapaho Roads.

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Heights SWEETheart Market – Holiday Edition

Get ready for the Holiday season and have a good time doing it!

TEAplusART’s Sweetheart Market welcomes you to dance, laugh, shop and have a Love Affair in the Heights- Sunday November 12, 11am-6pm.

Finding something to do with your sweetheart for the holidays just got easier.

We are also partnering with pet adoptions for this market. Give a little puppy a warm, happy home this holiday season.

There will also be an art gallery event inside the shop from 2-4pm. Feel free to come inside and check it out!

Where: Behind Heights Glass 613 1/2 19th St., Houston TX

Look for our Tea + Art booth and get free tea samples while you shop. Or visit our inner bar/shop for more tea and art goods!

http://heightssweetheartmarket.com

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Cowtown Indie Bazaar 2017 vendor applications open July 24

Cowtown Indie Bazaar 2017

Vendor Applications Open
>>>  July 24th, 2017  <<<

Cowtown Indie Bazaar is back!

Cowtown Indie Bazaar will be back again this December, just in time for that last minute holiday rush!

  • Saturday, December 9th, 2017
  • 11am – 5pm
  • Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibit Hall at Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth
MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!!!

VENDOR APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN JULY 24TH, 2017!!!

WATCH YOUR EMAIL INBOX FOR THE LINK ON JULY 24TH!!!

Cowtown Indie Bazaar is produced by North Texas M.A.D.E. and is a curated market featuring some of the greatest local handmade makers, artists, designers, and vintage collectors that DFW has to offer. Quickly becoming a top handmade holiday shopping destination in Fort Worth, this will be our 4th year celebrating local makers, gathering some of the best in North Texas, and we hope you’ll consider joining us!

Shoppers come from all over North Texas, often lining up hours before the event in order to snag our popular Goody Bags filled with items donated by select vendors from the show. Santa comes out to visit and take pictures, there’s always a cash bar, ATM, and plenty of holiday cheer!

Be sure to mark your calendar to be sure you get your application in on time. Spaces will fill fast and we want to see your name on that list!

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2nd Annual Christmas in July Craft Show & more call for vendors

Christmas in july

Ho,Ho,Ho…Merry Christmas in July!

Join C I Events and Production   https://www.facebook.com/cieventsandproduction/

for the 2nd Annual Christmas in July Craft Show.

Event features vendors, food, holiday music and Christmas decor. FREE admission to the public! Located directly across the hall from the Lone Star Gun Show at Will Rogers Memorial Center.Vendors apply here:

https://form.jotform.us/71398266772166

The form also allows you to apply to several other shows sponsored by C | Events and Production

 

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Holiday Presence #12 at the Kettle

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Holiday Presence #12

Kettle Art Gallery
Through Saturday, December 24, 2016

In this season of celebrations, Kettle Art presents Holiday Presence #12, our annual art and gift show featuring small works and unique, artisan-crafted pieces made exclusively by local artists. The exhibit runs through December 24. Watch for special announcements throughout the exhibit, artists collaborating on-site, updates on new items, impromptu parties, and extended hours. Artists include Richard Ross, Erin Curry, Brad Albright, Steve & Erin Reeves, Cathey Miller, Clint Scism, Amy Seymour, Jennifer Lafleur, Miguel Aguilar, Hilda LaFleur, Judith Lea Perkins, Justin Clumpner, Amber Campagna, Jeff Skely, George Wallace III and more…Most pieces are less than $100.00 and everything is under $200.00. In the light of the holiday gift-buying season, all pieces are cash and carry.

Kettle Art | Deep Ellum | 2650-B Main Street | Dallas, TX 75226 http://kettleart.com/

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Midtown Artwalk Dec. 17

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Experience the “Magic” that is Midtown ARTwalk!

FREE Admission, Entertainment, and Spirits!
Open Artist Studios and Galleries
Saturday, December 17, 2016
6-10 pm
Over 40 Art Galleries Under One Roof!

MidTown ARTwalk is a fine art event that takes place the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Gallery At Midtown & Artist Studios, located inside Valley View Center, Dallas, Texas.

Gallery At Midtown & Artist Studios
Valley View Center
13331 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75240

Live Music by:
Robin Willis
http://www.madhotvocals.com/

ART VENDORS
(contact 3rdsaturdayartwalk@gmail.com)

If you have not been to ARTwalk take a sneak peek here:
Video by Sonny Jefferson:

https://youtu.be/3Gr51ehGY7o


“Circus Freaks”, a plucky band of versatile variety vaudevillians who mix improvisational theater, musical mayhem and big top talent for your circus entertainment.
www.circusfreaks.org

MidTown ARTwalk promotes local visual art and artists in a wide range of mediums and artistic style, including painting, sculpture, metal art, handmade jewelry, fiber art, photography, pottery, and glass works.

GMT & Artist Studios: see event page for listing https://www.facebook.com/events/319838435081307/?active_tab=about

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Cowtown Indie Bazaar Dec. 10

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Saturday, December 10th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Cowtown Indie Bazaar is an annual handmade and vintage show produced by North Texas M.A.D.E., Inc.

http://www.cowtownindiebazaar.com/

Admission: Admission is free.

Location: Round Up Inn (downstairs) in the Amon G. Carter Exhibits Center, directly across the street from the Museum of Science and History.  The Exhibits Center is part of the Will Rogers Memorial Center complex located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District.

Parking: Will Rogers Memorial Center charges a nominal fee for parking. For more details, please link with the official website and FAQ’s. (See Map Below)

The event started in the fall of 2010 and was quickly followed by a spring event in 2011. The first shows were coordinated by the Etsy Fort Worth Team leadership, however there was a change in leadership soon after, and the Cowtown Indie Bazaar was put on hold until 2014 when North Texas M.A.D.E. took over the organization and brought this amazing handmade shopping event back to life.

For a list of artists and crafters participating: http://www.cowtownindiebazaar.com/p/artists_1.html

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Bob Chilton Holiday Open House & Sale Dec. 15 at Uptown Downtown Art Gallery

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Holiday Open House and Gallery Sale

Thursday, December 15, 2016 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Uptown Downtown Art Gallery, 301 N. San Jacinto Street, Rockwall, Texas 75087

Bob Chilton is Excited to Announce,

The Release of the Artistic Cell Phone Photography Video 

and

A New Book, The Lightness of Darkness. 

Chilton will be accepting pre-orders for signed copies. The anticipated publish date for the book is January 2017.

Light refreshments and drinks will be served.  The event is open to the public.

To learn more about Bob Chilton and his latest projects, please visit www.bobchilton.com

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BAZAART! December 10th at Small Gallery & SLANT

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THE SMALL GALLERY & SLANT have joined forces and invited some of our favorite local talent to share their best one-of-a-kind gift items in a one day holiday shopping event – BAZAART!

There will be giftable, wearable, giveable, shareable, collectable, and affordable items available for every budget, made by imaginable and commendable artists and artisans.

While you’re there – you can also check out the current featured exhibits at each gallery. Robert Moore’s ‘Canyon Watercolors’@ Slant (slantx.weebly.com), and Anna Ford Crowley’s ‘The Dragon That Never Sleeps’ @ Small Gallery (thesmallgallery.net).

This event is free. Come, and go as you please. Find us on the upper level in the west wing of Valley View @ 13331 Preston Rd., Dallas (Preston/LBJ).

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NEW WINTER WORKSHOPS & more at Oil & Cotton

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ADULT CLASSES
PORTRAIT WATERCOLOR

with Jay Bailey
Saturday, December 10, 3-6pm
This workshop will explore the use of watercolor and mixed media techniques to render and depict a human portrait. Watercolor has unique qualities which allow for flexible applications and dynamic paintings. We will discuss material considerations such as brushes, papers, surfaces, and paints. We will also cover concepts and methods which will open doors for any level of painter, such as a limited palette and the role of preliminary drawings.

LEATHERWORKING

with Scott Horn
Sunday, January 15, 2-5pm
Learn the basics of leatherworking. Sheridan-style decorative leatherwork is a distinctively American craft traditions, with deep roots in Texas. This class will teach the traditional techniques to turn a strip of raw hide into a finished piece of wearable art.

NEW!!! INTRO TO TEXTILES SERIES

with Sarita Westrup and Analise Minjarez
Thursdays, January 19-23, 7-9pm
In this 6 week Intro to Textiles course students will explore three 2D techniques and one 3D technique through explorations and samples. Shibori – A Japanese term for several methods of dyeing cloth with a pattern by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, compressing, or capping. We will focus on exploring four stitching techniques on cloth and dye with indigo. Block Printing – Create graphic repeat patterns on cloth. Carve an image from a rubber block and practice your printing skills. Silk Painting – Use synthetic dyes to paint images on silk cloth. Prep the silk surface for painting and explore basic silk painting techniques and materials such as resist paste, salt, and alcohol. Basketry – Make a three dimensional form using the coiling technique with cotton cord. Make closed and open bottom baskets, and learn to finish the lip of a basket.

HAND EMBROIDERY

with Allie Biddle
Sunday, January 22, 1-4pm
Learn the basics of hand embroidery. Beginning as a decorative art for items worn and around the home, embroidery has grown into being a leading technique of fibers art. This workshop will go through a reference guide of basic introductory stitches and a weave. After, students use these learned stitches to embroider on their given designs. During the designs, we will chat about transferring designs onto fabric, as well as what it is like to embroider different materials.

COME WITH A FRIEND, MOTHER, OR LOVER FOR 10% OFF
REGISTER EARLY. WE KEEP IT SMALL.
WWW.OILANDCOTTON.COM

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The Oil and Cotton shop is full of the best art supplies, creative kits, handmade gifts and educational toys for the kiddos. Visit during our extended holiday hours. Knowledgeable staff are ready to help you choose the perfect gift for your family and friends. Gift certificates are available as well.

KIDS: 20% OFF WEEKLY SPRING ART CLASSES

SPRING WEEKLY ART CLASSES

20% OFF REGISTRATION BEFOREDECEMBER 31, 2016
ENTER CODE HOLIDAY20 AT CHECKOUT!!

 

This SPRING our award winning weekly classes explore the celebratory spirit of rebirth, the excitement of change, and the joy of learning to create something from nothing. Find your place here!

Enroll at any time for Weekly Classes for age two – adults will run through May 26th. Register at:

WWW.OILANDCOTTON.COM

 

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2016 Christmasfest Dec. 9 – 11 on Hart Street

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2016 Christmasfest on  Hart Street

Dec. 9 – 11

http://hartstreetpottery.com

6342, 6344, 6346 Hart St.

Fort Worth, TX 76112

https://www.facebook.com/Hart-Street-Pottery-122034007836260

You are invited to celebrate this festive season with us at our annual Christmasfest on Hart Street. Find beautifully hand crafted gifts to give or collect. Share some holiday fare. Bring family and friends. New to our weekend, we are featuring an emerging artist, Elle Godley. Our resident glass blowers will be demonstrating their skill Friday evening, weather permitting. We look forward to seeing you.

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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE at Artists’ Showplace Gallery on Saturday, December 3

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‘Tis the season for our annual Holiday Open House. Join us on Saturday, December 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., for live music, complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres, and the exciting kickoff of our Dazzling December Deals, when we’ll be offering 20% off all artwork through the end of the year (some exclusions apply).

Browse a stunning array of work by artists from across the globe, as well as fused glass pieces, hand-painted silk scarves, wood-turned sculptures, and more. Plus, our talented jewelry artists will be on hand to show off their latest handcrafted pieces. You’re sure to find that perfect, one-of-a-kind gift for someone special or to add to your own collection. For more information, please call the gallery at 972-233-1223.

Artists’ Showplace, SW Quadrant of Coit and Arapaho, 15615 Coit Rd. #230, Dallas, TX 75248  theartistsshowplace.com

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CuteFest Holiday Art Market Dec. 10

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Holiday Art Market 2016 has been canceled due to impending bad weather. We  have merged with CuteFest to bring you a bigger and better event!

Over 30 artists showing handmade holiday decorations, paintings and jewelry. Complimented by live music from Tikki Torches and SoulShine. We will host a small pet beauty pageant and pet pictures with Santa as well as a cutest pupper contest! Family friendly, free to attend with an amazing assortment of quality art from local artists. Sure to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Shop Smart, Shop Local. Come see us December 10th from 12pm-5pm at Bedford Boys Ranch, Bedford TX.

https://www.facebook.com/events/101172150353746/

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TVAA presents Artists Holiday Bazaar – Reception Dec. 4

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Holiday Bazaar

December 1, 2016  – January 6, 2017

The TVAA Downtown Gallery is overflowing with gift items for that special someone on you holiday giving list.

Participating artists include Tanya Slate, Robert Blackwell, Marco Rubino, Marilee Vergati-Haynes, Linda Chidsey, Lori & Danny Dudley (Dirt of Your Skirt Studio), Laurie McClurg, Robert Adams, Linda Lee, T. Dale Nelson, Patty Kreider, Toby Wallace, Mary Ann Turner, Tina Weger Hawley, Karen Thompson, David Christal, Jenny Keller, and Jan Partin.

Please join the artists for the reception on Sunday afternoon, December 4th from 2 to 4. The show runs week days through December 23rd.

TVAA Downtown Gallery will be closed December 24th  through January 2nd. Regular hours will resume on January 3rd. Free and open to the public. TVAA Downtown Gallery, Plaza of the Americas, Suite G207, 700 N Pearl, Dallas 75201.

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VASTFEST: Holiday Social and Shopping event Dec. 1

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You are invited to the Second Annual VASTFEST on December 1st, from 7 – 8:30 p.m., at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 East Hickory St, Denton, TX.

VASTFEST is a Holiday Social and Shopping event.

Invite your Friends & Neighbors
This event child-friendly, free and open to the public.

ACTIVITIES:

Time to enjoy friends
Fun
Lots of Appetizers
Music
VAST Members Show and Sale of original artwork, unique jewelry and accessories, crafts, and other small wares.
VAST Members Mini Show

VAST will not receive a commission on work sold. We hope to see you there. For more information about VAST see http://vastarts.org.

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TVAA Artists Holiday Bazaar call for artists

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Call for Art

TVAA Downtown Gallery

Artists Holiday Bazaar

December 1, 2016  – January 6, 2017

If you are an artist working in any medium who would like to have your work considered for inclusion in the TVAA Downtown Gallery 2016 Holiday Bazaar, please submit at least three jpgs (72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side) to Gallery Director Jan Partin by November 26, 2016.

We are looking for small, reasonably priced gift items shoppers would want to purchase for holiday giving. Send jpgs to Jan at jparti01@sbcglobal.net.  Participting artists will be expected to sit the gallery one day during the show. We have only a few spots left, so get your jpgs in quickly if you’re interested.

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There Is Still Time To Reserve Your Table for November Artwalk

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The November Midtown Artwalk will be on Saturday November 19 and this is the Saturday before Black Friday and the Thanksgiving holiday.

This is an opportunity for mall shoppers to catch up on holiday sales and my advice to you is to have some quick selling items. Items that are $10-$20 and that don’t eat up your cost.

Movies that are out and have been keeping the mall busy are:
Arrivals
Dr. Strange
Almost Christmas

There are more movies, but these are the popular top three.

If you would like to reserve a booth please let me know by Friday the 18th.  Booth space is $50.

Jaye Sabri
3rdsaturdayartwalk@gmail.com

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