Fall 2017 Workshops and newly announced 2018 Workshops at Artists Showplace Gallery. For a description of workshops, see http://theartistsshowplace.com/workshops/.
Secure your spot in our workshops with a $75 deposit (non-refundable). Register early! Call 972–233–1223.
THE ARTISTS’ SHOWPLACE GALLERY
15615 Coit Road, Suite 230, Dallas, TX 75248
The Shops at Spanish Village
Cold Wax & Oil
Mixed Media Collage
September 29-October 1, 2017
January 23-25, 2018
October 9-13, 2017
February 21-24, 2018
November 2-4, 2017
March 6-9, 2018
November 7-9, 2017
All Media Abstract
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“We the People”
November 1 – 23, 2016
8 am to 5 pm/Monday through Friday
An Evening with the Artist – Thursday, November 10, 2016/7 to 9 pm
Keller Town Hall; 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller TX 7
Featured Artists: Texas Members of the Portrait Society of America: Gene Dillard, Kathryn Holter, Michael Holter, Ken MacFarlane, DK Richardson, Gaye Sekula and Tim Woolsey. 2015 Keller’s Got Talent “Best in Show” and 2016 First Place – Oil Painting Award recipient Stefan Huyghe.
City of Keller, TX : Current Exhibit/
As we come together to elect a new president, the Keller Public Arts Program shares an exhibit of portraits which draws the viewer into the diversified citizenry that encompasses our societal melting pot. The Texas Members of the Portrait Society of America; Gene Dillard, Kathryn Holter, Michael Holter, Ken MacFarlane, DK Richarson, Gaye Sekula and Tim Woolsey, along with our own 2015 Keller’s Got Talent “Best in Show” and 2016 First Place – Oil Painting awards recipient, Stefan Huyghe bring their interpretations of the human face and its similarities and complexities to life through oil, acrylic, pastel and scratchboard media. For more information, visit our website at www.cityofkeller.com/publicarts; contact 817-743-4000 or email email@example.com.
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Steve Miller “Still Waters”
Liz Bonham, Beverly Boren, Maryann Brummer and Steve Miller will be our featured artists for “Fresh Paint: Plein Air Works by 4 Artists”, July 5 to 27, 2016. Each artist brings the beauty of the natural light and landscape to life in their oil paintings. All are accomplished, award winning artists who strive to share the joy they see in God’s creation.
Enjoy the exhibit Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. An Evening with the Artists will take place on Thursday, July 14th from 7 to 9 pm and all are welcome to attend this free event at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller, TX 76244. Please check out our website for more information about the artists and contact information, www.cityofkeller.com/publicarts. 817-743-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trout Lake Quiet
The Marina by Liz Bonham
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Monday night of June 6, 6pm-7:30pm
Discover a piece of art that fits your taste and budget. There’s a piece of art to match to your heart and home! Each piece has been framed and/or finished and is ready for display in your home or office or to give as a gift to someone you respect and care for.
Several of the artists will be present at this reception.
Desoto Art League 2016 Spring Show June 2 – July 29
The show will be viewable during all Desoto Public Library open hours through Saturday, July 30th and most pieces will be for sale. Juror was Dr. Dawna Hamm Walsh.
For more about the Desoto Art League see http://www.desotoartleague.com/
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Keller Public Arts presents a beautiful exhibit of uniquely sculpted and painted birds of many varieties. Enjoy the simple, magical grace of our feathered friends as they fill the gallery at Keller Town Hall. The exhibit runs from April 6th through the 27th. Join us for an evening with the artists on Thursday, April 14th from 7 to 9 pm; 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller, TX 76248. For more information contact 817-743-4000 or email@example.com.
Jed & Terri Ford, Driftwood Sculpture
Nancy Elliot, Painting & Mixed Media
Barbara German, Acrylic
Hailey Herrera, Water Media
Shari Hornish, Painter of Birds
Jan Partin, Photography with a painterly quality
Charles Wallis, Painter
Reception Apr. 14, 7 – 9 pm
April 6 – 28, 2016
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Award winning artist, Judy Gelfert grew up in Bowie, Texas where she took an interest in drawing and painting. “Her paintings reflect her ever-enthusiastic attention to design and light in everyday surroundings, be it the landscape, urban scene, interior, or figure. Painting in her preferred medium of oils, Judy aims to capture the atmosphere and energy of a scene, inviting the viewer to share in the intimacy of the subject’s story.” Exhibiting her work began in 2002 and awards followed shortly thereafter including 1st Place in the National Society of Artists’ 22nd National Juried Competition, and acceptances in the 2005 and 2006 Oil Painters of America National Juried Competitions. Judy lives in Arlington, Texas with her children and her work is represented by Marta Stafford Fine Art in Marble Falls, Texas and The Good Art Company in Fredricksburg, Texas. For more information regarding Judy Gelfert please contact www.judygelfert.com.
Mission de San Juan by Dina Gregory
Dina Gregory, a Texas native, is a Pastel Plein Air artist who draws her motivation from the outdoors, capturing the ever changing canvas of nature. “She enjoys capturing this fleeting moment and the connection it poses between God, man and nature.” Her credentials includes Signature Member of the Outdoor Painters Society (OPS), the Pastel Society of the Southwest (PSSW), the Plein Air Artists of Colorado (PAAC), the Pastel Society of America (PSA), the American Women Artist (AWA) and the American Impressionist Society (AIS). Dina has over 100 paintings juried into national exhibitions in six states and many of her works have been featured in magazines such as “Southwest Art’, “Plein Air Collector”, “Plein Air Magazine”, “American Art Collector”, and “Art of the West.” For more information regarding Dina Gregory contact www.dinagregory.com.
The Harmony by Judy Gelfert
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These classes are held in the Trinity Arts Guild Studio/Gallery, located at Bedford Boys Ranch, 2819 R. D. Hurt Pkwy, Bedford, TX 76095-0671
12:30 to 3:30pm
your choice of media
6:30 pm to 9:30pm
Johnny “Mahto” Hogue
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Oils or your choice of media
9:30 to 12:30
Johnny “Mahto” Hogue
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Oils or media of your choice
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The Oil Paintings of Patricia Rodriquez and Dr. Regina Ruiz
August 3-27, 2015 • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Artists Reception • 7-9 p.m. August 13, 2015
“Natura” is the exploration of nature as envisioned by artists Patricia Rodriquez and Dr. Regina Ruiz through oil paint and brush on canvas. Each artist depicts the natural beauty around them as individual as they are themselves.
Ms. Rodriquez, an Oak Cliff native is a freelance painter and muralist who draws her inspiration from nature with an approach both subconscious and organic. She states that “this body of work is an exploration of Nature as a form of energy. Chaos and elegance coexist as these surreal plant forms take on different arrangements to express the pure energy of life. The work is driven by color and movement. Inspired by Nature and spontaneity and never sketched before hand to embed each piece with fresh energy. www.tigerbeearts.com
Always interested in flowers and fruits, Dr. Ruiz uses them to explore shape and texture, sometimes using the “smallest section of something, anything, a flower, a vegetable, a fruit and then I make it bigger to the point of abstraction not attempting to paint in a realistic style….If I have made a picture and I am happy with it, hopefully it can speak for itself. Each person takes something a little different from the same picture.”
An Evening with the Artists, a reception showcasing Dr. Ruiz and Ms. Rodriguez will be from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, August 13 at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller TX 76248. The event is free and suitable for all ages. Enjoy refreshments while conversing with the artists and other art enthusiasts.
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Oil Painters of America will hold its second Salon Show of Representational Oil Paintings, October 8th through November 5, 2015 at Beverly McNeil Gallery in Birmingham, Alabama.
Awards will be given with a total value estimated in excess of $12,000 in cash and merchandise.
Deadline for online submissions is Friday, July 31, 2015.
Salon Show entry fee: $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second. Maximum Size Unframed: 320 square inches.
To enter, artists must reside in the U.S., Canada or Mexico and be a current member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting 2015 member applications.
For more information or to view a prospectus, please visit www.oilpaintersofamerica.com or call 815-356-5987.
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ASSOCIATION OF GRAND PRAIRIE ARTISTS (AGPA)
JUNE 1, 2015 Monthly Meeting
The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm on June 1st at the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce.
The program will be a painting demonstration by the nationally known, local oil and pastel artist Janice Hamilton. Janice has been an award winning artist and educator in North Texas for many years. She enjoys painting floral, still-lifes, landscapes and abstracts. Examples of her work are attached. You can see more about her at www.jhamiltonart.com.
There will be a short business meeting at the start, including a recap of the results from the “Paint Your Block Off” Art Party.
AGPA meets the first Monday of each month at the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce, 900 Conover Street.Meetings are open to the public. Guests and visitors are welcome at no charge. Visit our website at www.gpartists.org .
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Miller “Breaking Earths Bonds”
Plein air, still life, and portraits will be on exhibit at Keller Town Hall during the month of April. Irma Ward has brought together the award winning artistic talents of Texans Tina Bohloman, Shirley Kinworthy, Lynn LaRose, Steve Miller, TK Riddle, and Randy Saffle. Oils, watercolor and acrylic are the media for the show which will run from April 1st through the 29th, Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5 pm at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkwy, Keller, TX 76248. A special reception with the artists will be held on Thursday evening, April 9th from 7 to 9 pm. The show is free and suitable for all ages. Please come and join us. For more information please contact 817-743-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. www.cityofkeller.com/publicarts.
Still Life with Sunflowers and Lemons
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The Richardson Civic Art Society will be holding its next program meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Native Dallasite, Cecy Turner, will demonstrate her technique in painting the landscape in oils. Cecy received her formal art training at Vanderbilt University and the University of North Texas. She is Versatile in both watercolor and oils. Cecy is a member of many local and national professional art associations, and her work has been featured in several top art magazines. More information can be obtained on her website at www.CecyTurner.com.
RCAS meets in the Richardson Public Library basement on third Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Visitors may attend meetings at no charge. Anyone is welcome to sign up for membership. See www.richardson-arts.org. for more information on the RCAS. RCAS is supported in part by the City of Richardson through the Arts Commission.
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LGAA will host a Marian Hirsch workshop May 6 – 8th 2015. Marian is a signature member of PSA and PSSW. Her work has been featured in American Artist, Artist’s Magazine & International Artist. Marian is well known for her richly colored, expressive landscapes. Workshop demos will be in oil and the workshop is open to pastel, watercolor, gauche, acrylic and oil. Marian will demonstrate how to approach painting the landscape, skies, perspective, handling edges and shapes, limited palette vs. expanded palette along with other critical landscape points. $210 nonmembers/$190 members. To secure your place send a $75 deposit, Make your check payable to LGAA mail to Diana Littlejohn, PHD at 4027 Fairway Drive DCBE, Granbury TX 76049, email@example.com, 817-578-1842. Balance is due two weeks prior to workshop.
Lake Granbury Art Association http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/
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Local Artist, Niki Gulley, is holding an art class in Dallas.
Date & Times:
Tuesdays Jan. 13th – Feb. 17th
9:30 – 12:30 pm • $300
2-4 pm • $200
7 – 9 pm • $200
Current Session: Tuesdays Oct. 14th – Nov. 18th
Through guidance, encouragement and suggestion, learn how to create gorgeous paintings. Bring your favorite medium and develop your skills in oils, acrylics, watercolors or pastels.
All levels or experience welcome.
Maximum class size of 12.
Make-up lessons available during opposite class times within the same 6 week session.
Near the intersection of Northwest Hwy. and Abrams Rd. in Dallas
Email Niki, firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
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DEMO @ TVAA Downtown Gallery – What secrets of the Old Masters can we re-discover and use in our contemporary works of art? Master Artist, D.K. Richardson, demonstrates the Verdaccio Underpainting and Glazing Techniques used by Masters such as Da Vinci in the ‘Mona Lisa’, and Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel. ‘Verdaccio’ is an Italian term for a color mixture that creates an olive green used for tonal underpaintings. This underpainting reduces the garishness of red and orange pigments needed to produce believable flesh, depth to the skin, and life to the subject.
Date: Saturday, August 23rd
Time: 2- 3:30 pm
Location: TVAA Gallery, Plaza of the Americas, Suite G207, 600 N Pearl St, Dallas, TX 75201
Price: $10 – All participants will enter to win supplies – Charvin oils and acrylics paints from Jerry’s Artarama.
RSVP by Wednesday, August 20th. Apply now. Space is Limited. To register email: email@example.com.
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Lake Granbury Art Association will host a Kaye Franklin workshop, March 7 & 8. All levels, oil or pastel. Kaye is a Master Signature member of AWA, Signature Member of OPA, AIS & OPS and a PSA Master Pastelist. Fee $215. Contact Dr. Diana Littlejohn, 817-578-1842, firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot. Class limit 12. For more about Kaye, see her website: http://kfranklinstudio.com
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Still Life Workshop
June 21st and 22nd
The Dutch Gallery – Dallas
All Levels Welcome
George De Chiara
Come and explore the art of still life painting! In this two day workshop, we will discuss composition, drawing, edges, colors, and lighting in order to design and paint an effective still life painting in the alla prima method. Bring your favorite knick knacks to paint or choose from a selection of items available for the class. Better yet, bring something that you don’t normally associate with still life painting and turn it into art.
Each day George will demonstrate his techniques for painting and discuss his thought process while working. We will talk about mixing colors, drawing with a paint brush and adjusting edges. Along the way there will be plenty of tips and suggestions for making the best painting possible. Each day will have plenty of opportunities for one on one time while you work on your own painting.
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Fancy yourself as an art enthusiast?
Join us for light refreshments and an artsy evening kicking-off the “Dress it UP!” juried art exhibit in the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.
Features photography, mixed media, and painting by eight DFW artists engaging with ideas of gender, culture, beauty, popularity, and fashion.
Myra Walker, Director and Curator of the Texas Fashion Collection since 1987, will choose the best-of-show winner, to be announced that evening at 8PM.
Free and open to the public!
Questions? Email Frisco Arts Exhibits Coordinator, Paige Prater: email@example.com or call 972-668-5180
Can’t make the reception?
The show is up April 8-28. See you there!
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