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Visual Art League of Lewisville Holds Fund Raiser at Fish City May 2


On Tuesday, May 2nd from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. the Visual Art League of Lewisville will hold a fund raiser at Fish City Grill, 2628 Long Prairie Road, Flower Mound.

Enjoy a delicious meal while supporting VAL.  15% of all sales that day will go to VAL to be used for scholarships, programs, etc.

Also, there will be  artwork displayed by members of the League and there will be a silent auction for these items.


Please support the Visual Art League of Lewisville and hope to see you on the 2nd.  http://visualartleague.org/

Please support the arts in Flower Mound.

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Visual Art League of Lewisville news for March & April


Visual Art League of Lewisville artists created theatre boards to The Greater Lewisville Community Theatre for Jesus Christ Superstar: Chuck Hendrickson and Joyce Landry. The theatre boards for Jesus Christ Superstar will be presented at the GLCT from March 24th through April 9th

VAL members are very active this month, with monetary awards given to the 1st place and best of show winners of the LISD art show at the MCL Grand.

Our speaker for this month is Chris Brandley, who will give a demo on oil painting.  This occurs on Tuesday, March 21st from 7-9 in classroom3 of the MCL Grand.  This is open to the public and there is no charge.

Exhibiting at Tierneys Café & Tavern through June 30th is Louise Flanagan,Pepper McCarty and Kathleen Mekailek.

In the showcase, is Artist of the Month Alfredo Santestaban through April 28th.

Tina Alvarez has an opening reception at Swirl Bakery in Flower Mound on Friday, March 24th .  5:30-7.  Focus on Color and Light…..photography

Lorraine Hayes has her artwork at the Denton Senior Center April and May.

We want to thank our sponsors, Asel, Avalon Emporium and The Container Store.

Go to www.visualartleague.org

VAL logo 2016

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ARTRAGEOUS! in Lewisville


Visual Art League of Lewisville presents, “ARTRAGEOUS!” an interactive exhibition of innovative and unusual art!.

January 7 – January 28, 2017

MCL Grand Gallery, 100 North Charles Street, Lewisville

Gallery open Tuesday through Saturday from 10-5  show runs through January 28th.

Admission is free and open to the public.








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Artregeous by The Visual Art League of Lewisville


The Visual Art League of Lewisville will present “Artrageous” , an innovative exhibit at the MCL Grand Gallery in January. Flyer: poster-letter-size-jpg

The opening reception is Saturday, January 7th from 7-9.

Come See the Visual Art League of Lewisville’s
Interactive Exhibition of Innovative and Unusual Art!
January 7th – January 28th

MCL Grand Theater Gallery 100 North Charles St. Lewisville
Gallery Open 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday Through Saturday

Free Admission!

Visual Art League of Lewisville http://visualartleague.org

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More Calls for Entries around Texas & surrounding states



Tulsa International Mayfest 2017

Where: Downtown Main Street
Tulsa, OK
When: May 18-21, 2017

Application Deadline: January 31, 2017
Application Fee: $35
Jury Results Notification: February 24, 2017

Contact Name: Debby Raskin
Contact Email: vachair@tulsamayfest.org
Contact Phone Number: (918) 582-6435
Show Website: www.tulsamayfest.org

Tulsa International Mayfest is now seeking applicants from fine artists and crafts people wishing to show at Mayfest. Surrounded by Tulsa’s historic downtown which features world- renowned art deco buildings, the BOK Center and a vibrant night life. In 2017, Mayfest will be celebrating its 45th year and has several special events planned. In 2016 artist sales increased during Tulsa International Mayfest. Created to promote the visual and musical arts, our four-day Tulsa tradition invites approximately 100 fine artists and 25 craftspeople to exhibit their work. Entries are professionally judged according to strict guidelines.

Mayfest is an outdoor tribute to the arts that is a family-oriented event created to promote a broader knowledge of and appreciation for visual and musical arts among serious, as well as casual art lovers.  Tulsa International Mayfest is making plans to stage Tulsa’s first festival of the festival season, Tulsa International Mayfest 2017, May 18-21.
Mayfest will feature a variety of arts including dance, music and visual arts. Always one of the major highlights of spring, Mayfest 2017 will be planned to encompass some of the very best in both the visual and performance arts.

ASU Archer College of Health and Human Services (Member, Texas Tech System)

Budget: $253,000
Deadline: 1/5/17

The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s) to be placed outside the new Archer College of Health and Human Services, located on the Angelo State University Campus, a member of the Texas Tech System, located in San Angelo, TX. Construction of the new facility will be completed by January 2018. See full RFQ for more details (http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=129447

2017-2018 Boerne Art al Fresco Public Art Competition



Fee: $0.00

Entry Deadline: 1/15/17

DEADLINE:  01/15/2017. Stipend:  $1,500 each

The City of Boerne, Texas seeks up to ten (10) outdoor sculptures for its Boerne Art al Fresco Public Art Competition.  The sculptures will be exhibited outdoors in and around the City’s downtown Historic District, The Hill Country Mile, and the Boerne Trail system.  Selected works will be loaned to the City for a period of 12 months.

Only completed, ready-to-loan artworks will be accepted.  Submissions of artwork concepts, maquettes, or models will NOT be considered.

Exhibition schedule: March 25, 2017 – March , 2018
Installation schedule:  March 22-24, 2017

Sculpture For All Competition & Exhibition



Fee: $15.00

Entry Deadline: 1/16/17

Juror: Dewane Hughes

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) in Nacogdoches, Texas, is accepting

submissions from sculptors for the third installation of Sculpture For All,

a biennial outdoor exhibition and competition. Up to ten works will be

selected for display on the SFA campus, which includes one of the largest

Azalea gardens in the nation. A stipend of up to $1000 will be awarded to

each of the artists chosen. Additional cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd

places will be awarded.

Deadline: January 16, 2017

Navasota Artist in Residency Spring 2017



Call Type: Residencies

Fee: $25.00

Event Dates: 2/27/2017 – 8/7/2017

Entry Deadline: 1/16/17

The City of Navasota and The Arts Council of Brazos Valley are excited to open the Spring 2017 Navasota Artists in Residence Application! 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 term of each residency is roughly six (6) months. The City of Navasota will provide amenities including internet, cable, electricity, retail space and live/work space free of charge to selected artists with the purpose of providing artists the opportunity to create and sell their work.


40th International Exhibition: Watercolor Art Society-Houston



Fee: $35.00

Entry Deadline: 1/20/17

Founded in 1975, the Watercolor Art Society – Houston (WAS-H) has brought the excitement of water media to the greater Houston area with exceptional exhibitions, dedicated community outreach, and teaching programs and demonstrations provided by world class instructors. With over 600 members, WAS-H has provided year-round opportunities to every level of painter – from novice to the seasoned expert. Artists and art lovers can also enjoy year-round exhibitions in the WAS-H gallery, situated in the heart of Houston’s vibrant Museum District.

This year’s event – the 40th Annual International Exhibition – will highlight the excellence of its talented members and global participants, past honorees and exceptional jurors – in an exhibition slated for March 2017. Combined with generous awards and the participation of a highly sought after Juror and Instructor, the 2017 International Exhibition is intended to promote and present outstanding talent by water media artists from around the world.

Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017



Call Type: Competitions

Fee: $35.00

Event Dates: 4/8/2017 – 6/10/2017

Entry Deadline: 1/22/17

Exhibition Dates: April 8 – June 10, 2017.

The Juror: Benito Huerta

Awards: 1st – $2,000; 2nd – $1,000; 3rd – $500; Honorable Mentions

Eligibility: TEXAS NATIONAL COMPETITION & EXHIBITION 2017 is open to all artists working in the United States. Works may be of any medium (except video and performance). All works must be original and completed within THE LAST TWO YEARS. Works too old or two large will be disqualified. No previously submitted works will be accepted. All works must be available through the entire run of the show. Do not submit works for jury that might be sold before or shown elsewhere during the TEXAS NATIONAL 2017 show time frame. Deadline for entries is January 22, 2017. Visit us at: http://www.art.sfasu.edu/cole. Questions? email us at sfaartgalleries@sfasu.edu, or call 936-468-1131.

Public Art Component/ Multi- Generational Recreation Center



Call Type: Public Art

Lewisville, Texas

Fee: $0.00

Entry Deadline: 12/30/16

Lewisville is beginning design work on a new recreation facility, replacing two current buildings, to serve an age-diverse population.  A public art component is to be included in the facility design.  The City is commissioning an artist or group of artists to collarborate with the design team to integrate artwork  than can successfully celebrate the communal purpose of the new center and it’s significance to Lewisville.

Conroe Art League 2nd Invitational Show (2017)



Fee: $25.00

Event Dates: 2/1/2017 – 2/24/2017

Entry Deadline: 1/2/17

Conroe Art League 2017 2nd Invitational Show. You are invited to enter the second Conroe Art League Invitational. It will be juried by acclaimed artist, Cynthia K. Reid. This national call is for artists of original 2D and 3D artwork. Entry closes Tuesday, January 2, 2017 at midnight Mountain Time.

Selected works will be on exhibit throughout the month of February 2017. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top four selected artworks. Certificates of merit will be given to 3 works.

Exhibit Dates: Wednesday, February 1,2017 thru Friday, February 24, 2017

Deadline to apply: Tuesday, January 2, 2017 at midnight Mountain Time Zone

Shifting Landscapes



Albuquerque, New Mexico

Fee: $40.00

Entry Deadline: 1/4/17

Members of the Surface Design association are invited to submit work for the 3rd International Juried Members’ exhibition, Shifting Landscapes. The exhibition will be held in partnership with form & concept gallery at their location in Santa Fe, NM from February 24 2017 – May 20, 2017 . The exhibition includes awards. Entries may be submitted online October 24, 2016 – January 4, 2017.

Southern Futurism



Baton Rouge. Louisiana

Fee: $25.00

Entry Deadline: 1/6/17

Days remaining to deadline: 24

Like the Futurists of the early 20th century, we live in a world immersed in technology, urban trappings, speed, information, connectivity and change. Viewing it through a southern lens, tinted by tradition, can result in modern dissonance. For many, the narrative of the American South, will be informed and confined by its history, but how is its future to be portrayed? This exhibition seeks,  in the broadest sense possible, to showcase contemporary artists’ depictions of the schism and reconciliation of what might be called the New Southern Futurism.

Art Springs 2017



Hot Springs, Arkansas

Fee: $20.00

Entry Deadline: 1/20/17

Days remaining to deadline: 38

Art Springs is the free 2-day outdoor festival portion of the annual Hot Springs celebration – Arts & The Park.  Art Springs is a juried festival bursting with Arkansas artists and artisans. Art Springs is held at the Hill Wheatley Plaza in downtown historic Hot Springs and is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, May 6 and 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Brush with Burden 2017 Art Exhibition



Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Fee: $20.00

Entry Deadline: 1/20/17

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden is an oasis for garden and nature lovers in the heart of Baton Rouge, La.  Situated on 440 acres of beautiful green space, it is one of the city’s and state’s greatest treasures.  The missAny artwork thation of the Burden Horticulture Society is to promote, support and enhance the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden.
Email:  BWB@burdenhorticulturesociety.com. Telephone:  (225) 763-3990, Option 0

Reflections on 2016



Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Fee: $30.00

Event Dates: 3/2/2017 – 4/15/2017

Entry Deadline: 1/27/17

 For Baton Rouge, 2016 has proven to be a very difficult year. We have had shootings which have emphasized the racial tensions that mark out times. We have had record breaking floods that left people homeless or in tenuous situations, without their possessions or certainty of the future of their homes. On top of that, we are living through an election season that is causing tension in our town, state and country.

Artists through the ages have used their media to offer both veiled and overt social commentary. We are giving visual artists an opportunity to show how they are responding to the events of 2016. This is an opportunity to provide a forum for thought-provoking and insightful work.

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On Tuesday, November 8th at 7:00 in Room 3 of the MCL Grand Theatre,  artist and writer John Bramblitt will be our guest speaker.

Mr. Bramblitt has lost his sight, but is painting unbelievable paintings and also has written  a book “Shouting in the Dark”.

He has appeared on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, ABC, NBC, FOX, Discovery Channel and BBC Radio and TV.  He was also featured in the New York Times and Psychology Today.  He is the subject of the award winning documentary shorts, “Line of Sight” and “Bramblitt”. His website:  http://bramblitt.myshopify.com/

MCL Grand Theatre is located at 100 Charles Street in Lewisville.

This event is open to the public and there is no charge.

Go to www.visualartleague.org or call 972 420 9393

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Infinite Underground to highlight local artists Saturday June 18th!


Saturday June 18th: Infinity Art Tour debuts in Lewisville the weekend of June 18th at local hot spot art gallery, Pomegranate Underground.  The Denton based show has been highlighting local artists in Denton, Lewisville and Dallas.

This pop up style, art fair event is a collaborative effort between Infinity Art Tour and the popular local gem, Pomegranate Underground Art Gallery.  Guests will enjoy live music, fine art, and fine food from contemporary food trucks.

Local artist/art entrepreneur, Adonis Carcamo is a local arts visionary – providing a hip and creative spin on the art gallery experience.  Offering artists a unique and exciting platform to show art.

Pomegranate Underground has been mentioned in the Denton Record Chronicle, Lewisville Leader, NeighborsGo (Dallas Morning News) and the Lewisville Texan Journal. Also awarded the Best Art Gallery of 2015 by the Star Local Media.

Feedback for Infinity Art Tour events and shows has been positive:

Dallas Artist, Julia Vargus, “Organizing, packaging, putting together digital and print portfolios, and packing my framed display and sale items! Show day is less than 48hrs away!!! Are we excited yet?”

Saturday June 18th // 12 noon – 9 pm

Pomegranate Underground
418 N Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville, TX 75067

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INFINITE Underground June 18 – call for artists


Accepting submissions! $25 for a 10×10 booth space! Live music and food truck! Email 3-5 samples and your social media/instagram info to ginger.infinityarttour@gmail.com.

Held June 18, 2016 at the Pomegranate Underground, 418 N. Stemmons Flwy, Lewisville TX

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ColorPalooza April 9 in Lewisville



Saturday, April 9
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Old Town Lewisville

ColorPalooza will feature a wide variety of exhibits and interactive events with a “spring feel” for the whole family. Festival admission will be free, although some activities might carry a nominal charge. Visitors will get to show off their artistic abilities, watch skilled artists create one-of-a kind sculptures and paintings, marvel at colorful sidewalk chalk art, and learn how to better care for the Earth and make their homes more environmentally friendly. There also will be emphasis on interactive events for children, including inflatable play structures and creative arts and crafts stations.

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