Tag: McKinney TX

VALA: Resilience entries due Feb. 26

Resilience : Strength, Healing and Overcoming Adversity

This Exhibit will feature Artist’s interpretation of ‘Resilience’.

Deadline to enter: Feb. 26th 2019 at midnight
This is a Juried Art show. Submit entries here.

VISUAL ARTS LEAGUE OF ALLEN https://www.valatx.org
Contact: VALA.TEXAS@GMAIL.COM.

Artists will be contacted for Accepted Artwork by Mar 1st 2019

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Unique by Nature ‘Juried Art Competition/Exhibition’ call for entries

City of McKinney – Call for Artists ‘Juried Art Competition/Exhibition’ – $6,000 Purchase Prize

The City of McKinney and McKinney Performing Arts Center is currently seeking submissions to our 8th Annual ‘Unique by Nature’ Juried Art Competition and Exhibition. This event was created to build a public and permanent art collection for the McKinney Performing …

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Jo Moncrief Paint Pouring demo for Art Club of McKinney

The Art Club of McKinney meets the 2nd Thursday of month (August through May) at the Hub, 102 W. Lamar in McKinney. Meetings start at 9:30am.
http://www.theartclubmckinney.com/

Jo Moncrief will be the guest artist for the Feb. 14th meeting. She will demonstrate creating abstract art by pouring paint. For more about the artist, see her website …

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Grand Opening of “Feathered Friends” Art Exhibit

On February 7, 2019, from 7-10 PM, Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary invites you to join in a special evening celebrating the opening of our new exhibit, “Feathered Friends: 13 Texas Endangered and Threatened Birds.”

This exhibit features an artistic bird watch within the museum as these birds are represented by fourteen local …

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Opening the New Year at The Cove: Lor Clark & Collin County Students

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

January 18-20:  Lor Clark:  The Third Dimension
January 25-27:  Youth, The Future of Art

Pause for a moment in The Alcove (at The Cove).  Share a conversation surrounded by the contemplative abstracts of Cindy Farrell, Jeni Tomlinson, Annie Royer, Jesus Moreno, Sam Rogers, Mercy Manning and Teresa …

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Art Show is Raising Awareness for the 1 in 5

This past December, a group of parents got together and made an invisible disability, visible.  North Texas Dyslexia held its first annual group dyslexia art show.  There was only one requirement.  All artist submitting their work had to have dyslexia.

Dyslexia is frustrating for both parents and children when in an educational setting.  So much …

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A Night of Artists and Chefs Jan. 30 – Feb. 3

A Night of Artists and Chefs

Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:00 pm – Sun Feb 3, 2019 10:00 pm

Gather – 207 E Virginia St, McKinney, TX
for tickets and information:
https://www.nightofartistsandchefs.com/

Join us at Gather in old town McKinney to enjoy a one-of-a-kind art and food experience as …

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McKinney’s Arts in Bloom 2019 applications due Dec. 12

Arts in Bloom 2019
SHOW DATES: April 12-14, 2019
Location: Historic Downtown McKinney TX

Application Deadline: 12/7/18 Midnight CST
Apply through Zapplication at https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=6922

Produced and sponsored by McKinney Main Street in conjunction with the City of McKinney, Arts In Bloom takes place in Historic Downtown McKinney and features 150 juried …

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‘Faces” of VALA Show Reception December 7th 6-8 PM

The ‘VALA Gallery’ in the Cotton Mill of McKinney Is pleased to present:
“FACES of VALA”

Show Opening Reception will be on Dec. 7th  6-8pm
Nov. 30th 2018 through Jan 6th 2019
Join us in celebrating our newest show highlighting VALA artists!

VALA Gallery at the Cotton Mill, McKinney

at the Historic Cotton …

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VALA presents FACES – opening reception Dec. 7 in McKinney

The ‘VALA Gallery’ in the Cotton Mill of McKinney Is pleased to present:

“FACES”
Nov. 28th 2018 through Jan 6th 2019

Gallery is open weekdays from 9am-5pm, and on Saturdays when no private events are happening. Visitors of the VALA Gallery will not be allowed in during Private Events at the Cotton Mill.

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Andrea Holmes: 100 Bird Painting Celebration Dec. 8

McKinney artist and “bird nerd”, Andrea Holmes has been painting our feathered friends for the past three years and has finally completed the series with 100 unique works of art.

Let’s celebrate with her as she hangs out at our place, does a little painting, and signs her original pieces . . . all …

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Day of the Dog: Sona Knox Oct. 26 & 27 at The COVE

Day of the Dog:  Sona Knox

Friday, October 26th 6-9 pm
Saturday, October 27th:  6-9 pm

Sona Knox is a painter and potter and will be exhibiting her work honoring her beloved pets, Daisy and Rocket, the original Art House Art Dogs. She has also created an altar celebrating All Saints Day and …

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VALAWEEN Art Show and Launch of the VALA Gallery

VALAWEEN: ‘Dark Art’ Show
 The Inaugural VALAWEEN 2018: Dark Art Show and Masquerade Party! 
& the launch of the Brand New VALA Gallery in the McKinney Cotton Mill!Come check out our 22 participating artists who are sharinations of Dark Art!

Show opens on October 20th  7-10pm
VALAWEEN Dark Art Show …

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Heard Art & Science Workshops: Stained Glass Jan. 26

January 26, 2019, 10AM-2PM
$65 non-members $60 Heard Museum members. All materials included. Pre-registration is required and registration closes Friday, January 18. Class size limited to 10. To register, go to http://www.heardmuseum.org/artscience

What do you do when your glass art meets up with the shipping company and turns into a bunch of different …

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Heard Art & Science Workshops: Nature Journaling Workshop

November 18, 2018, 1-3PM
$35 non-members $30 Heard Museum members. All supplies included. Class size limited to 20. Pre-registration required by November 11. To register, go to http://www.heardmuseum.org/artscience

Learn new ways of observing nature and take time out to truly see what is around you. Maribeth Jagger will demonstrate technique and guide participants …

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VALAWEEN Dart Art Show & Masquerade Party Oct. 20

VALA is hosting a VALAWEEN Masquerade Party & Dark Art Show!

October 20th from 7-10 PM

at the Historic Cotton Mill of McKinney, 610 Elm St. McKinney TX

VALA Artists will be displaying their interpretation of “Dark Art”

Food & Beverages will be served along with live entertainment! and a very special Silent …

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I am Woman – Oct. 6 artist reception for Missy Burton

You are cordially invited to the artist reception of Missy Burton featuring works from her newest series entitled I Am Woman. In this body of work, Burton explores the powerful complexity of the female essence using black & white photography and poetry.

FREE RECEPTION Sat., October 6, 2018  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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Oaxaca Fiesta Exhibit by Silky Hart Sept. 21 – 23 at the Cove

OAXACA FIESTA

Art Exhibition by Silky Hart

The magic of Oaxaca, Mexico is alive in this new painting series. Festive colors, women dancing with baskets and imaginary creatures are some of the impressions Silky artistically captures from a recent excursion to Oaxaca. Additional paintings and weavings by Cindy DeFoore will also be on display.

September …

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Meditations and Mice at The Cove! Teresa Krieger and Kim Guthrie

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com
September 7-8:  Meditations: Artwork by Teresa Krieger
September 14-16:  Kim Guthrie Art Paper Mache Show
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Meditations:  Artwork by Teresa Krieger

Friday, September 7th, 6-9 pm
Saturday, September 8th, 5-9pm

Meditations is an exhibit of …

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Second Sunday Art Without Walls — paint plein air & call for art

Plein air artists and those who would like to try are welcome to paint, draw and create at historic Pecan Grove Cemetery using the art and scenery as inspiration, every second Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm.  Located at 1701 S. McDonald, McKinney, Texas artists share in a time of creating and learning …

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The COVE: Donaldson’s Resins, Garland and Royer under East Asian Influences

Bradley Donaldson: Exploration of Resin Art

Friday 8/24 – 6 PM to 9PM
Saturday 8/25 – 3 PM to 9 PM

Bradley works with epoxy resins, a honey like clear polymer liquid mixed with all types of paint. Balancing chaos with control, Bradley creates abstract paintings and art furniture without fear of this …

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Richard McWhorter: ICONS August 17 & 18 at the COVE

August 17-18: Richard McWhorter: Icons
402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

 

ICONS

Friday, August 17, 6 pm-9 pm
Saturday, August 18, 6 pm-9 pm
Light refreshments.

Richard McWhorter presents a collection of icons, portraits of cultural heroes and heroines as personifications of particular virtues or values. …

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Thought-Provoking Exhibits at The Cove – Muraguri and McWhorter

August 10-11:  Kanyi Muraguri:  Inside the American Postcard
August 17-18:  Richard McWhorter:  Icons
402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

Kanyi Muraguri:  Inside the American Postcard

Friday, August 10, 6:30 pm-9 pm
Saturday, August 11, 6 pm-9 pm
Artist Talk at 7:30 pm both days.

Kanyi works both as his …

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Grow Your Creative Business – 4 Class Package

Save when you register for all four classes! Includes:

Product Photography, Saturday, August, 4th, 9 am – 12 PM

Create an Online Shop, Saturday, August, 11th, 9 am – 12 PM

Selling Your Work, Saturday, August, 18th, 9 am – 12 PM

Branding Workshop, Saturday, August, 25th, 9 am – 12 PM

https://www.aholmesartstudio.com/workshops

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H.I.T. Show -art by Jeni Tomlinson and Cate Robbins August 3 & 4 at the COVE

H.I.T. Show- Hanging In There

Loose work on paper in watercolor, handmade papers, printmaking and multimedia

with artists Cate Robbins and Jeni Tomlinson of McKinney TX

showing at THE COVE- Artist’s Collective at 402 N. Tennessee St, McKinney TX. 75069

Friday August 3rd from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday August 4th from 3 …

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Renee Wrenwood: It’s Like Life and Death at The COVE

 

Renee Wrenwood: It’s Like Life and Death
Friday, July 27 6-9pm
Saturday, July 28 6-9pm, Artist Walk 7:00pm
Sunday, July 29 by appointment

These watercolors, ink paintings and mixed media works by Renee Wrenwood explore aspects of nature and human nature, touched by her experiences with life; its beginning and …

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Social Media for Artists, Makers, & Creatives

My name is Andrea Holmes, and I have been a part time artist for 5 years. Last year, in a series of events, I became a full time painter. In an effort to NEVER go back to working for anyone else I have gobbled up podcasts, blogs, books, magazines, you name it. I want …

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Moth Migration Project opens July 18 at the Heard Natural Science Museum

July 18 – September 30, 2018

The Moth Migration Project is a crowd-sourced collection of hand printed, drawn and cut paper moths founded by Hilary Lorenz. This collection will be exhibited in an installation along walls of the Heard exhibit halls. The featured moths will include species native to our region. Choosing moths, a nocturnal …

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Sandy and Alex Forbes: Sum-Sum-Summertime at the COVE

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

June 22-23: Sandy and Alex Forbes: Sum-Sum-Summertime

Sandy and Alex Forbes: Sum-Sum-Summertime
Friday, June 22nd, 5-9pm
Saturday, June 23rd, 5-9pm

Alex and Sandy love to interpret life events in oil paintings. This exhibit of their recent works offers their versions …

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The Tiny Art Show and Sum-Sum-Summertime at the Cove

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

June 15-16:  The Tiny Art Show, curated by Wendolin Mercado
June 22-23:  Sandy and Alex Forbes: Sum-Sum-Summertime

The Tiny Art Show is here! 
Curated by Wendolin Mercado
June 15th and 16th 6-9pm
Don’t miss this unique, lighthearted gallery showing …

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Michael Holter: Perspectives in Light reception June 9 at the Martin Place

Opening Reception Tonight–June 9 Just a reminder that I am presenting a group of my recent paintings at the Martin Place Gallery in McKinney TX. The Opening Reception is tonight, June 9, 2018 from 6PM to 9PM.

The Show will run from May 30 till June 27.

If you are in this area …

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Exhibition Opportunity in McKinney, Texas: Moth Migration Project

My name is Stephanie Modlin. I am a Moth Ambassador for the Moth Migration Project founded by Hilary Lorenz. The Moth Migration Project is a crowd-sourced collection of hand printed, drawn and cut paper moths exhibited in multi-sensory installation. Choosing moths, a nocturnal pollinator, as the vehicle for cross-pollination and international exchange, and using social …

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Steven Wright: Space, Time & Love at the Cove

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

UPDATED PERFORMANCE TIMES
June  9-10:  Space, Time and Love: The 3 Dimensions of Life.  Art and Performance by Steven Wright

Please scroll down for details on these beautiful and though-provoking exhibits.

Wright, Creation:  When God Sang  Wright, Duality of Light

SPACE, TIME & …

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Landscape Workshop in Colored Pencil: June 2&3 with Noriko DeWitt

Landscape Workshop in Colored Pencil:

Master the art of creating landscape drawings using colored pencil with an award-winning colored pencil artist, Noriko DeWitt.

In this 2 day workshop you will learn how to:

  • use colors effectively to create dramatic scenes
  • add movement and textures using pencil strokes
  • interpret colors from the reference …

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Steve Uriegas (Fresh Landscapes) and Don Simmons at The Cove

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com
April 20-22:  Steve Uriegas:  Fresh Landscapes
April 27-28:  Don Simmons:  Road TripPlease scroll down for more information on this upcoming show.

Fresh Landscapes by Steve Uriegas

Friday, April 20, 6 – 9 pm
Saturday, April 21, 4 – 9 pm
Sunday, April 22, …

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