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Frisco Fine Art is building a brand new masterpiece in Stonebriar Center. Not only do we feature beautiful collectible art and modern master works, but we also exhibit work by some of the finest emerging talent in North Texas. Join us from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, as we introduce ten emerging artists you need to know – each with an amazing story:
- Buzzy Gamble
- Cesar Llamas
- Christina Yielding
- Daniel Padilla
- Karl Melton
- Mary Galbraith
- Maria D’Azucena
- Kathy Metcalf
- Storey Diaz
Frisco Fine Art/Masterpiece Gallery
2601 Preston Road, Suite 2002
Frisco, Texas 75034
Stonebriar Center, upper level next to Dillards
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Frisco Fine Art/Masterpiece Gallery welcomes contemporary abstract artist Maria Teresa D’Azucena in the exhibit “Miami Meets Frisco”, which runs through April 30. A reception to honor the artist will be held on Friday, April 7, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
A native of El Salvador, Azucena received an education degree and ran a successful school before moving to Miami, where she studied painting under such well-known artists as Alberto Pancorbo and Baruj Salinas. Working primarily in mixed media, she is inspired by nature and figures from her Latin American culture.
Her vibrant, colorful work has been featured in solo and group shows around the world, and she is represented by galleries in New York, Miami, Paris, and beyond. She currently serves as a director of Art Projects USA and shares her passion for art with children.
FRISCO FINE ART GALLERY
Stonebriar Centre Mall Frisco
Upper Level ~ Next to Dillard’s
2601 Preston Rd, # 2002 Frisco, TX 75034
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 214.872.1917
Mon – Sat: 10am – 9pm
Sun: 12pm – 6pm
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Join us this Spring Gallery Night 2017 at the Grackle Art Gallery to experience art, culture, and live music. A mix of phenomenal local artists with works guaranteed to dazzle the senses will be showcased.
The majority of people who work at fine art museums are active artists. Museums are powered by artists.
The Grackle Art Gallery is hosting this show in honor and celebration of this truth. The idea for this show originated from staff at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art where we chose the theme Works on Paper and Photography to tribute the great Works on Paper and Photography collection that sets this museum apart in the Fort Worth Cultural District.
In creating this show, we are enriching the community of Fort Worth by promoting these local artists with a space to show work together.
This show has been curated by Allester Vinteers and Shane Green, both passionate and recognized local community artists.
We give special thanks to the folks at The Grackle Art Gallery for granting us the opportunity to use their space and to everyone else who’s helped us make this a reality!
This is a free event. Come join us to support the local Art Community.
FUN, FRESH, ALIVE and HERE!
*The show itself will be on view by appointment starting on the 19th of March. We are also having a Matinee the day after Gallery Night, Sunday, March, 26th from 12-3pm.
Here’s a list of the amazing musicians who will be playing live at our Art Show during Spring Gallery Night 2017!!!
We give special thanks to Clint Niosi for arranging this line up of awesome musical talent!
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Inspired by the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi, in this exhibit of abstract watermedia paintings Hailey Herrera integrates freeform lines and shapes; finding her inspiration from nature and her surroundings. Unless she has a specific theme in mind, she begins with some calligraphic lines without a preconceived idea of result. In the process of interplaying lines and shapes spontaneously, an idea emerges and the painting reveals something new to which her intuition and emotion responds. This spontaneous decision process leads to a fascinating and unconventional result.
The work displayed at Elm Street Studio is an ongoing study of experimentation in watermedia abstract painting. Please join us at Elm Street Studio in Keller, TX for a complimentary reception and meet the artist on Friday, March 24 from 6 to 8 pm. For more information and to see images of Herrera’s work, please visit www.ElmStreetStudioKeller.com. Fresh Paint: Watermedia Abstracts by Hailey Herrera will be on display through April 27, 2017.
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Join us for happy hour on Friday, January 20, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., as we celebrate our local artists, who add so much beauty and diversity to our gallery. Enjoy wine and light refreshments, meet the artists, and browse 12,000 square feet of contemporary and traditional fine art, including original paintings by local, national and international artists, handcrafted jewelry, art glass, and more.
Artists’ Showplace Gallery
Spanish Village Shopping Center, 15615 N Coit Rd #230, Dallas, TX 75248
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Sparks Studio Art Classes – Enjoy Life to the Fullest!
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Creativity in November at Sparks Art Studio – Register for classes now! Plus Africa Beadazzled Art Party
Creativity in November
- Party featuring a Slide Show of photos, Suzanne’s Sketchbook of Africa, Beaded Jewelry, and Safari Stories.
Suzanne Sparks just returned from a month-long visit to Africa. From Ngorongoro Crater to Victoria Falls to the Sarengeti to Karen Blixen’s home (from the movie ‘Out of Africa’), she traveled to visit villages, National Wildlife Parks and five different countries. Suzanne stayed in tent-cabins and tracked wild animals in the ‘bush’. Visiting traditional tribal peoples in their villages and hearing stories of their culture was enlightening. Suzanne returned with her collection of authentic tribal beaded jewelry and textiles. Come and visit while Suzanne shares her adventures. The slide show begins promptly at 10:15. FREE but please call 817-266-3085 to let us know that you are coming. We want to be sure to have enough cookies and punch.
QUICK VIEW OF November CLASSES
• Monday night – every week – 6:30-8:30 – Monday Night Painting – all media
• Thursday evenings – November 3 and 10 – from 6:00 – 8:00 – Watercolor Holiday Cards
• Saturdays, November 5, Dec 3 – 1:00 – 4:00 – Run with Scissors – Play with Paint TM
• Saturday, Nov 12 – 9:00am – 4:00pm with a pause for lunch – Bezel Making and Stone Setting
• Thursday – November 17 – 10:00 to 12:30 – Journey-N-Art Drawing and Painting
Visit www.SparksStudioArt.com to view photos, class descriptions, and prices.
Please call Suzanne at 817-266-3085 with questions and class sign-ups. We hope you will join us at the studio for NEW classes with talented artists and teachers.
I’m home from Africa and ‘nesting’ at home… catching up on emails, finishing my sketchbook, and being calm is the way I recover from a long trip. I’m planning a get-together to share photos, tales of the adventures, and my sketchbook with you.
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Saturday, October 29th, 2016
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
*Demos in Encaustic Wax painting by Deanna Wood
Alfred Graham, Alice Redding, Anne Turner Beletic, Beth Maultsby, Betty Miller, Blandina Gauglitz, Bonnie Tollefson, Carol Dingman, Carol Fink, Carol Lewis, Charles Keenan, Cheri Hamilton, Clarice Ann Dorst, Debbie Rifkin, Deborah Mushock, Fred Smith, Ginger Cruikshank, Gloria Drumm, Jean Caudle, Jeanne C. Neal, Julia Bonar, Julie Beth Wileman, Kathy Aldridge, Ki Watkins, Linda McCarley, Linda Nutt, Linda Slaughter, Maria Garcia, Marilyn Stokes, Marti Holman, Mary Alice Binion, Mary Cox, Pam Elins, Patricia Allen, Pat Hurst, Patricia McMillan, Patti Weinbrenner, Rachel Rothstein, Ralph Soto, Randall S Box, Renee Pryor, Richard Cox, Richard Miller, Ron Thierbach, Shayema Rahim, Susan Lott, Susan Paulson Clark, Victoria Neary and MORE!
The Bonny Studio
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The FWCAC announces an open call for entries: 2016 9 x 12 Works on Paper Show December 2-27, 2016. Artworks on or of paper or paper products may be any size, but MUST fit in a 9 x 12 envelope; folded, 3D or multi-part OK. Unmatted, unframed photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media, cast or folded paper or digital prints OK (other materials attached-OK). Original artworks only; no reproductions. Put artist’s name, address, title & date of work and medium on back. No entry form. Open to all artists – no age or geographical restrictions. All artwork is shown – no jury. Entry fee is $5US/piece; 6 entries max. Postmark deadline November 15, 2016. All artwork for sale for $100US; artist gets 75%. Unsold works with SASE will be mailed by Jan 31. Send entries, entry fee by check or M.O. or PayPal to 9 x 12, FWCAC, 1300 Gendy, Ft Worth, TX 76107. Prospectus: http://www.fwcac.com/images/9x12prospectus2016.pdf
- November 15, 2016: Postmark Deadline
- December 2, 2016: Reception, 6 – 9PM
- December 2 – 28, 2016: Exhibition
- January 31, 2017: Checks & unsold works mailed
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TWU’s MFA students will open their studios to the public from 11am to 2pm on Tuesday, October 18th.
Location: Patio Building, Courtyard – Directions to the Fine Arts Building
Come see the space and meet the artists. Lunch provided!
For more about the TWU Visual Arts program: http://www.twu.edu/visual-arts
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Art Exhibition from Oct 31st- Dec 3rd. http://friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/frisco-art-gallery/
The Frisco Art Gallery is looking for artists with a desire to exhibit any two-dimensional works.
Submission deadline is Monday, Oct. 10.
A $30 entry fee per artist is required. Artists may submit up to 5 pieces.
To submit work, send .jpegs of individual works to email@example.com.
Work must be titled with artist’s name.
Artist will be notified of their acceptance on or before Saturday, Oct. 22.
Artist agreement must be completed
List: artist, title, size, media, description, and price attached to back of work.
To meet gallery requirements, work must be ready-to-hang for Arakawa Railing System (wire on back is best).
Drop off date will be Sunday, Oct. 30 between 10am-12pm.
Entry fee ($30) due by drop off date. Check or credit card only. No cash. Checks made out to “City of Frisco”
Pick up will be Sunday, Dec. 4 between 12pm-2pm.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972-292-6651
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This Must be the Place, Grackle Art Gallery. This is a reunion of some of the artists that participated in the F6 Gallery that was formed in a warehouse in Arlington in 2007. Everyone is invited to come see what they are creating ten years later.
Art in various media by Jessica Fuentes, Vanessa Lerma, Adam Werner, Jeremy Biggers, Joe Art, Cody Phillips, Carlos DonJuan, John Worley, Jeru Gabriel, Matt Sacks, Jeremy Joel, Kris Swenson, David Yubeta, Jessica Cazobon, Mandylopandy, and Mike Moffatt. Music TBD.
Sat Oct 1, 7-11 pm. 4621 El Campo, Fort Worth TX 76107. Free.
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Hosted in partnership with Little D Markets
Commerce Street Night Market (map)
444 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX, 75202
Bring out your inner artist! Dallas artist Erica Guajardo brings a multitude of experience as a public and gallery artist to the upcoming Commerce Street Night Market. Join Erica for an interactive lesson on the basics of illustration. Participants will create a free style painting using simple techniques taught by Erica. Create your own masterpiece, take it home, and display it in your own personal Louvre!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Erica Guajardo is an Oak Cliff based artist who specializes in bold designs across public and gallery spaces, and textiles/handbags. She holds degrees in printmaking and interior design, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from UTA. In 2014, she was selected as one of the artists to participate in the “Parking Meter Project” in Deep Ellum. Along with that, she has painted in nearly 100 different venues and festivals, and instructed “painting with a twist classes” in the metroplex.
Registration is limited to 20 students. Registrants must arrive by 6:55 PM. Spots will be given up to those on a waiting list after 6:55 PM.
Registration is Free! Reserve your space now! http://knowhowdallas.com/classes/2016/9/11/the-basics-of-illustration-by-erica-guajardo
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You are invited to “Not All Who Wander are Lost,” a presentation by Artist Gail Cope at the Visual Arts Society of Texas’ (VAST) monthly meeting on October 6th, from 7 – 9 p.m, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 East Hickory St, Denton.
“Not All Who Wander are Lost” will reveal how a lifetime of travel and study have influenced Cope’s art. In addition, she will discuss the techniques developed on her way to becoming dotty, or as she likes to call it, “A Neopointilist.”
Gail Cope: Artist Statement
Curiosity and inventiveness have long been hallmarks of my work in the classroom and now in my paintings. One of my goals at the graduate level is to incorporate the experimentation with layers, bubbles, pointillism and media with meaning, symbolism and philosophy. After more than six decades of living, the lessons learned show in the works; the layers are complicated, overlapping and difficult to separate.
Inspiration comes from studying past and modern masters as well as reading philosophy and comparative religious texts. The labyrinth is a visible representation of the journey of life for many cultures and certainly is part of my work. The layering of structure over chaos plays a role in representing the attempt of the mind to bring some sense and insight into the apparently random and disordered universe.
Layering different media with a variety of images evokes the overwhelming glut of information and images from modern technology. Learning to focus on the important, relevant and meaningful makes a painting evocative of the struggles facing all humans. If the artist can find the quiet spaces among the loud and jumbled places, then there is hope.
Gail Cope received her M.F.A. from Texas Woman’s University in 2013. To find out more about Gail, see: www.gailcopearts.com
The presentation is free for VAST Members; $3 for guests. http://vastarts.org
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Grackle Art Gallery – “No Arms, No Legs, Hangs on the Wall” – works in various media by Joe Art, Carlos Baz, Eddie Brassart, Ray Broadbent, Scott Fletcher, Steve Gall, Shasta Haubrich, Aaron Hutchinson, Jeremy Joel, Neal Langham, JimRay Scott, Carl Smith, Ryan Stewart, Marcus Sykes, Katelyn Townsend and Diana Urbina. Live music by Rebecca Jozwiak, Ashley Myrick and spoken word by “Sin”.
Sat Sept 10, 7-11pm.
4621 El Campo, FW. Free. 817-615-0681. http://grackleartgallery.com/
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UNT on the Square presents an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Sam Ivie from August 15th-September 3rd, 2016. There are 30-40 images in this show, which is the largest number of images ever presented by the artist to the public. The opening reception for the exhibit is on Thursday, August 18th, 6:00-7:30pm.
Address: 109 N Elm St, Denton, TX 76201
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This workshop takes place in the beautiful, historic town of Grapevine, Texas September 16 & 17, 2016.
Our 2 days together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.
I use the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and I will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy. We will work on technique, color mixing, composition, light, and brush strokes. Students will learn to see “Impressionistically” and explore to ability to “suggest” rather than “render” the subject.
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Monday Night Painting with Barbara McFarland – all media 6:30 – 8:30 pm – $20
FloraBunda Stars with Suzanne McNeill – Tuesday July 12 – 1:00 – 3:30 – $25
(and Monday August 15 – 10:00 to 12:30)
Etching on Copper with Sibling Rivalry – Sat. July 16 – 9:00 – 3:00 – $85
Run with Scissors, Play with Paint with Cindy Shepard – Sat July 23 – 10:00 – 12:00
Saturday Septemer 10 – 3:00 to 9:00 pm
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Non Pixelated: The Persistence of Painting in the Digital Age
July 2-30, 2016
Reception with the Artists: Saturday, July 2, 2016 (7-9 PM)
Featuring the work of eighteen DFW painters, the Non Pixelated exhibition explores the unceasing relevance of the traditional medium of painting in the context of our contemporary digital age. The exhibition includes the work of artists who, for the most part, have chosen not to shift completely from their use of analogue painting techniques to the more widely accessible mass digital media.
Unlike other exhibitions where the art pieces adhere to a certain theme or stylistic direction, the Non Pixelated show focuses mainly on presenting a collection of highly imaginative artwork that serves as irrefutable evidence that painting remains an enduring, vibrant, and ever-present form of art in a world that seems to be inundated and enthralled by digital imagery. The art pieces in this exhibition make a determined and resounding statement that the contribution of painting to the world of art continues to be, and will continue to be for a long time to come, of utmost prominence.
Non Pixelated includes paintings by Rita Barnard, Sarah Barnett, Awadh Baryoum, Bernard Bortnick, S. Chuck McCarter, Justin Clumpner, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Steve Danner, Jacque Forsher, Gale Gibbs, Duke Horn, Karen Jacobi, Darrell Madis, Alexa Mason, Julia McLain, Ruben Miranda, Monica Moody, and Madelyn Sneed.
The exhibition was curated by Enrique Fernández Cervantes.
|Natural Impressions: Recent Artwork by Cecilia Thurman
Through October 1, 2016
Meet the Artist: Saturday, July 2, 2016(7-9 PM)
The White Rock Lake Museum, housed inside the Bath House Cultural Center, presents Natural Impressions, an exhibition of recent paintings by Cecilia Thurman.
Cecilia Thurman is a painter and a printmaker who lives in Dallas, near White Rock Lake. The acrylic on paper paintings featured in the Natural Impressions exhibition are the artist’s most recent body of work. The new series refers to Cecilia’s tremendous and abiding love of nature, which is unquestionably a constant theme that can be seen in many of her prints and paintings. The goal of the imagery, according to the artist, is to evoke the feeling of elements found in nature, and to express the poetry and mystery of the land that we all share.
Visit Cecilia’s website at www.ceciliathurman.blogspot.
White Rock Lake Museum
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The Bath House Cultural Center is a division of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. The center is dedicated to fostering the growth, development and quality of multi-cultural arts within the City of Dallas. The center emphasizes innovating visual and performing arts as well as other multi-discipline events throughout the year. Funding for the Bath House Cultural Center is provided by the City of Dallas, with additional support from the Texas Commission on the Arts.
LOCATION AND HOURS:
The Bath House Cultural Center is located on the eastern shore of White Rock Lake at the end of Northcliff Dr. off of Buckner Blvd. at 521 E. Lawther, Dallas, TX 75218. Hours of operation are Tuesday-Saturday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. The center is open until 10:00 PM on nights with theatre performances. For general information about cultural programs at the Bath House Cultural Center, please call (214) 670-8749 or visit the center’s website athttp://www.bathhousecultural.
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DALLAS – CYDONIA is pleased to announce its thirteenth exhibition: THE THIRTEEN MOST BEAUTIFUL… FEATURING FRANCES BAGLEY AND INTRODUCING JAYCE SALLOUM, MONICA TAP, CONRAD VENTUR, AND SUN YOU. THE EXHIBITION OPENS SATURDAY, JUNE 18 AND CLOSES ON SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016.
FRANCES BAGLEY AND CONRAD VENTUR WILL BE PRESENT FOR THE RECEPTION ON SATURDAY, JUNE 18 FROM 6 TO 8PM.
When the duration of suspension supersedes the moment, we are able to reflect on the representation of those qualities of life that engage us. Beyond mere seduction, beauty as agency functions as a wellspring of fascination and contemplation. The synthesis of dialogical opposites, surface and meaning, create an alternative portrait unbound from convention. In 13 Most Beautiful, Brooklyn-based artist Conrad Ventur revisits and records Warhol’s subjects 45 years after the original footage was taken. For Ventur, utopia is found in people, not destinations. Participation, in all its forms, must be an emotional journey. People transport us. Unlike Warhol, he is not consumed with fame and celebrity. Ventur unhinged the personas Warhol flattened. He humanized them through the development of real, sincere relationships with those filmed. Warhol’s Screen Tests were the origins of what we have come to know as reality television. Ventur attempts to clarify that history, its staging and curation.
Through thirteen individual works of art, five artists unmask diverse attitudes about pleasure for the eyes. Instead of grouping together art illustrating Kant’s definition, beauty as the action between an object and the brain, as embedded with moral value,Thirteen Most Beautiful wanders down alternative paths where beauty is exploited as a tool. The works escape classical notions of exoticism borne from the “second” sex or the myth of the woman. Beauty is not the message; beauty is the medium in a show dominated by photography and sculpture.
A large-scale photo installation of flowers by Lebanese-Canadian Jayce Salloum serves as a second anchor of the exhibition. Salloum’s photography and its documentary traditions work in conjunction with typologogy. “[A]rt – its making, curation, and dissemintation – becomes one of many means of achiving” and deeper ontological inquiry. 1 For Salloum, flower collection 2004 – 2016 represents notions of ‘the natural,’ of our relations to nature and beauty. Photography functions as a process to reflect on how to begin to understand notions of what is natural and beautiful. His photos attempt to create some sense out of “an ‘imitation of life’ that never comes close enough.” Where does this sense of longing come from?
Poetic, painted images of photographic snapshots by Canadian Monica Tap generate soft observation. Sculptures by Brooklynite Sun You charm by employing beauty tropes while being composed out of meaningless materials found in junk shops and hardware stores. Dallas-based Frances Bagley’s bronze Cleopatra’s Collar commands a presence without ever directly representing female anatomy. The Thirteen Most Beautiful… presents the results of engaging beauty for more than its façade.
THE THIRTEEN MOST BEAUTIFUL COLLECTIVE SHOW OPENS ONSATURDAY, JUNE 17 AND RUNS UNTIL SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016.
CYDONIA is a contemporary art gallery dedicated to supporting careers of emerging artists whose practices have cultural and historical insight, conceptual rigor, or they are an original voice within their generation. CYDONIA programming unites our stable and supporters through co-operative practices that underlie an imperative towards posterity. We value art as a cultural good related to praxis and discourse. The gallery is open 11AM – 5PM Tuesday through Friday and from Noon – 5PM on Saturday.
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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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LuminArté Fine Art Gallery is Presents: “Geometric Abstractions” May 21st-July 2nd 2016 – Opening Reception-May 21st 7-10:00pm
LuminArté Fine Art Gallery is Presents: “Geometric Abstractions” May 21st-July 2nd 2016 – Opening Reception – May 21st 7-10:00pm
Geometric Abstraction is a form of abstract art based on the use of geometric forms sometimes though not always, placed in non-illusionistic space and combined into non-objective (non-representational) compositions. “Geometric Abstractions” comprises works by three artists, featured artist Paul Lorenz, Judith Seay and Angelo DeFilippo.
Artist Talk with Paul Lorenz – May 22nd at 3:00 pm will provide insight into his Graphite drawings from his years studying architecture, his drawings depict abstraction in its purest form, geometry. Paul was born in Chicago and studied oil painting at Art Institute of Chicago and the University of California, Berkeley and later the International School of Art in Italy (under Nicolas Carone and Irving Petlin).
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Sunday, April 17, 2016, 2pm
Rowlett Community Centre • 5300 Main, Rowlett
Marina May – Hand Painted Rocks
Turn the common into something unusual and artistic
Marina May is an IT professional and lives and works in Dallas. Five years ago she discovered an incredible form of art – Painting on Rocks. Now it is her passion, her hobby and her part time business.
To Marina, rock painting is an especially good technique for rediscovering your dormant abilities. With a little guidance, people of all levels of ability can experience the magic of “bringing stones to life”. She uses natural, non-manufactured rocks and acrylic paints to create realistic paintings on smooth rock “canvases,” giving this style of painting a truly unique creativity.
LEARN A NEW MEDIA
at this Demo/Workshop; Members FREE and guests $5.00.
To contact Marina; email@example.com, or her web site at; http://www.paintingonrocks.net.
You are welcome to bring your own rock, though all materials will be supplied. Please bring a snack to share, and if you are interested in joining A.R.T., we would love to have you as a member. ALL visual art medias are accepted and demonstrated, including painting and drawing media, photography, 3D – sculpture, pottery, etc, art jewelry, and digital art. Please go to our web site to download membership form, or call Donna Monroe at: 214-914-7411.
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Creative Arts classes at the Dallas Arboretum give you an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a number of fun and inspired classes. http://www.dallasarboretum.org/education/adult-programs/creative-arts-classes
Using the garden for inspiration, these classes let you expand your creative skills and bring out your imaginative side. For more general information about adult classes, visit the Adult Programs main page. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with additional questions.
Class topics: fused glass, watercolor, collage, dyeing, plein air painting, mosaics, calligraphy
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Free workshop at Lochwood Branch Library
(3 miles north of the Dallas Arboretum.)
Learn painting techniques for making altered books and art journals. All supplies are provided, including your book, at no charge. (For 14-yrs. to adult.)
Simply email us to grab a spot in the class while there are openings. We have a few more spaces remaining.
RSVP now by email to: LochwoodLibraryFriends@gmail.com
Altered Book Painting Workshop
Saturday, April 9th, 10 am to noon
Lochwood Branch Library
11221 Lochwood Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75228
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Last call for art vendors to join us at Arts in Bloom in Historic Downtown McKinney, April 9, 2016. This one day festival features local and regional artist throughout downtown, live art demonstrations, wine tasting garden, live music, craft beer, and unique dining & shopping.
Extended Vendor Deadline: March 12, 2016
Apply today: http://www.mckinneytexas.org/index.aspx?NID=1543
Note: The jewelry and food vendor categories are full.
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Sparks Studio Art offers 7 NEW Workshops for March
Enameling on Jewelry, Gelli Blooms, Bible Art Journaling, Painting, Fold-Form Bracelets and More.
Enjoy creativity and learn valuable new techniques. Create amazing professional-quality jewelry, illustrations, and paintings in workshops by quality teachers. Choose from SEVEN March workshops to inspire your skills and creativity.
REGISTER: Complete descriptions and large photos of each class can be found at SparksStudioArt.com. It is easy to register and sign up via paypal at SparksStiudioArt.com. Or call Suzanne 817-266-3085 with questions or to sign up.
Come by to visit on Spring Gallery Night March 19th 3-9pm. We invite you to visit the gallery of Sparks Studio Art for Spring Gallery Night. The focus is ‘Experiments in Texture’… We are featuring a collection of works by artists who creatively explore texture, collage, paint, and fabric. View our special mixed-media exhibition. Sparks Studio Art features art gatherings and workshops by national and local teachers. Good munchies, good friends, good art, good workshops. Come by to visit and view the art.
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Meditations from the Median by Erik Skjolsvik
January 23 through February 21
Opening Reception on January 23, 6:00 – 9:00PM
Gallery 414 is pleased to announce Meditations from the Median, a one person exhibition featuring non-representational paintings and drawings by Erik Skjolsvik. The exhibition opens on Saturday, January 23, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, with the artist in attendance; and the reception is free and open to the public.
Using ink on paper and ink on Kozo paper adhered to canvas or linen, Skjolsvik renders calligraphic forms in repetition until he intuitively halts. The end product reflects controlled chaos or possibly a quiet spiritual quest. Whatever the interpretation, the titles may reference feelings of past or present, theory of mental inhibitions or ambitions and unpopular culture. The non-representational forms are not conscious abstractions of anything that he conceives of through premeditated processes; they are rather like documented feelings or behaviors created with a few simple materials.
Meditations from the Median will highlight mostly recent works from 2014 and 2015. One of the galleries will be devoted to the same body of work that spans twenty years. The older work will be the tiny journal like drawings created all over the country during his travels as a preparator for museums.
414 Templeton, Fort Worth, 76107
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CALL FOR ARTISTS: LIQUID ROOMS – THE LABYRINTH
Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, Venice
VENICE ART HOUSE Gallery, Venice
February 04 – March 06, 2016
Deadline: January 24, 2016
It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo, Ca’ Zanardi and VENICE ART HOUSE, is selecting all interesting video art, photography, painting, installation/sculpture and performance art works to include in the next 2016 exhibition:
LIQUID ROOMS – THE LABYRINTH, a unique exhibition path hosted in Venice in two different venues: Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and VENICE ART HOUSE Gallery, from February 04 to March 06, 2016. The event will be a mix between contemporary art show and art residency. LIQUID ROOMS – THE LABYRINTH is part of “Behind the Mask“, official event of Venice Carnival 2016 (February 04-21, 2016). During last Venice Carnival the city of Venice hosted more than 1.000.000 visitors, 300 artists involved, more than 300 accredited journalists from all over the world. LIQUID ROOMS is an innovative exhibition format divided in 2 sections: the first one consists in art shows hosted from February 04 to March 06, 2016 in Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi’s private rooms/apartments, that artists can use at the same time as exhibition space and art residency (accommodation included); the second one is the collective show THE LABYRINTH, hosted from February 04 to March 06, 2016 in the common area of Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, and in VENICE ART HOUSE Gallery new space.
To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/performances/dances and pictures of artworks via e-mail to email@example.com Deadline for applications is January 24, 2016.
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