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2017 Annual HRI Rock Your Heart Out! Art Auction & Concert

HUMAN RIGHTS INITIATIVE (HRI), WILL HOST THEIR SECOND ANNUAL ROCK YOUR HEART OUT! ART AUCTION & CONCERT IN NOVEMBER 2017. 6-10 ARTISTS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO TELL THE STORY OF ABUSE, IMMIGRATION, AND THE JOURNEY TO FREEDOM THROUGH THEIR ART. EACH SELECTED ARTIST (2017 RYHO STORYTELLER) WILL PARTNER WITH AN HRI CLIENT -THROUGH SCULPTURES, PAINTINGS, AND PHOTOGRAPHY -TO CREATE A NARRATIVE THAT DOCUMENTS THE CLIENT’S PATH TO SAFETY, LIBERTY, AND OPPORTUNITY. EACH PIECE WILL BE INSTALLED AT LIFE IN DEEP ELLUM FOR THE ROCK YOUR HEART OUT ART AUCTION & CONCERT, GIVING EVENT ATTENDEES AND ONLINE FOLLOWERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO BID IN THE ART AUCTION. ALL MONEY RAISED WILL DIRECTLY BENEFIT IMMIGRANTS AND ASYLUM SEEKERS WHO HAVE BEEN TORTURED AND ABUSED. LAST YEAR THE ROCK YOUR HEART OUT CONCERT & ART AUCTION RAISED OVER $100,000. MANY OF THE FEATURED LOCAL DALLAS ARTISTS’ STORYTELLING LANDED NATIONAL ATTENTION.

TO APPLY AS A 2017 RYHO STORYTELLER PLEASE COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AT http://www.hrionline.org/events/rock-your-heart-out/ryho-storytellers/. BE SURE TO LINK YOUR BEST WORK! THE RYHO STORYTELLER APPLICATION WILL CLOSE ON JULY 7TH, 2017. OUR SELECTION PANEL WILL REVIEW ALL SUBMISSIONS AND SELECTED ARTISTS WILL BE NOTIFIED THE THIRD WEEK OF JULY.STORYTELLERS WILL BE PAIRED WITH FORMER HRI CLIENTS AT THE BEGINNING OF JULY. FINAL ARTWORK MUST BE COMPLETED BY OCTOBER 4, 2017.

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Process 2 Product: from Inspiration to Innovation opens July 15 at the CAC

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The Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC), a nonprofit school of visual arts and community arts organization geared to beginning, emerging and working artists, will host a new “Process 2 Product:  from Inspiration to Innovation” from Friday, July 15 through Saturday, August 19. The exhibition series, organized in honor of CAC’s 50th Anniversary, explores select CAC teaching artist’s artistic process from conception to a finished solution.  In the 3rd installation for the year, this show will feature the work and processes of ceramic artist Linda Gossett.                                                            

The concept for this series celebrates the arts education process that CAC students experience in their classes, which is a direct result of each of various CAC teaching artist’s journey through ideas, inspiration and their fascination with their mediums. The exhibition demonstrates the struggle and satisfaction of working through an idea with either the desired outcome or knowledge for the next effort.

Linda Gossett has been working in clay for over 20 years. She attended North Texas State University and acquired a Bachelors of Fine Art in advertising and graphic design in 1985. After obtaining a BFA in advertising and graphic design in 1985, she began her relationship with clay when friends suggested she take a ceramics class at a local community college. She recently earned her MA from the University of Dallas and is currently working on a MFA from the university. The exhibition will be in the school’s main building at 2360 Laughlin Drive, Dallas, 75228 with an opening reception on Friday, July 15 from 6:30 to 8:30pm.

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Paint Your Own Pet Fundraiser Oct. 18

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The Keller Public Arts Society (KPAS), a 501c3, invites the general public to reserve a spot at their fundraiser to be held at “Painting with a Twist,” on Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 1 to 4 pm. Take this opportunity to “Paint Your Own Pet” with 50% of the proceeds going to KPAS for funding of future Keller Public Art projects. The class is restricted to participants 18 yrs. and older and typically sells out quickly.

Register today! Follow the link https://paintingwithatwist.com/events/viewevent.aspx?eventID=508784. For more information contact kellerpublicartssociety@gmail.com or visit their website at www.kellerpublicartssociety.com.

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