Tag: Plano TX

Announcing PAA Small Works Members Show – Online or InGallery

You Are Invited to View the Plano Art Association Small Works Members Show – update

The small works show is underway! We have 31 participants in the first wave and the judges picked their top selections from the categories of Paintings, Photographs, and 3–D art. Drum roll please!! 

The picks are: Painting – Linda McCarley’s “Blue Storm” Photograph …

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Christine and Keith Miller exhibition Beneath the Surface: Reimagined

Wondering what to do during the upcoming Labor Day weekend? Celebrate by visiting the ArtCentre of Plano on September 7 to experience the fabulous Christine and Keith Miller exhibition Beneath the Surface: Reimagined and meet the artists. Christine will demonstrate weaving with wire throughout the day. Both children and adults will enjoy this exhibition, and …

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Water Media National Juried Exhibition

Water Media National Juried Exhibition, deadline Sept 6.

Exhibition dates  Oct 6-31, with Closing Artist Reception Saturday Oct 31, 6-8pm.

Open to all US artists 18 and over, for artworks demonstrating the fluid potential  of watercolor, ink & wash, gouache, acrylic and oil in a transparent method, and collage featuring water media.  Artworks are …

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Western National Exhibit opens Aug. 4th; closing reception Aug. 29th

The Western National opens Aug 4, and runs until Aug 29, with a closing reception 6-8pm Saturday Aug 29, at the Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary, 1412 14th St, in Plano TX.  It will feature 60 artworks in a full variety of 2D media, from 53 artists living in 18 states.  The theme of the show was …

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2020 Plano Music & Arts Festival Oct. 10 & 11

In conjunction with Visit Plano, Bud Light, Bass Pro Shops, and Outlaw Nation are proud to present the 2020 Plano Music & Arts Festival, on October 10 and 11, from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM, at beautiful Southfork Ranch. Come and enjoy major concerts, fine art displays, a classic car show, and dozens of fun …

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Drawing National Juried Exhibition deadline Aug. 9th

“Drawing the Line”, National Juried Exhibition. 
***$1000 First Prize***. 
Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary studio/gallery, Plano TX.

Apply at www.callforentry.org Deadline Aug 9.

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7914

What is drawing?  Is it traditional media and subject in pencil, chalk or charcoal?  Is an image of line made with a stylus on a tablet also line, or a  …

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Steve Rogers 3 Day Workshop Sept. 8 – 10

Sponsored by the Southwestern Watercolor Society.
Dates: September 8, 9, 10 – 2020
Time: 9 am til 4 pm each day of workshop
SWS Member Price: $375
Non-Member Price: $425
Location: Skypony Gallery/Teta Smith’s Studio – at the Shops at Willow Bend Mall, 6121 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093
See Map to Location

For more information and to register see …

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Western National Juried Exhibition deadline July 12th

Western National Juried Exhibition.  ***$1000 First Prize***.

Entry Deadline:  July 12!  Enter at http://www.callforentry.org

https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7863

Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary studio/gallery, Plano TX.  This exhibition is open to all artists aged 18 & up, submitting 1-5 original artworks created in the last three years,  in any 2D media.  We once heard “If it ain’t …

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Photography National Juried Exhibition deadline June 7

Apply through CaFE:
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7812
Fee: $30.00

Photography National Juried Exhibition.  ***$1000 First Prize***.  Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary studio/gallery, Plano TX.  This exhibition is open to all artists aged 18 & up, submitting 1-5 original artworks created in the last three years,  celebrating the range of photography, from traditional film, to digital, and alternative means of display.  …

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2D National Juried Exhibition June 1-27, 2020

Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary is hosting it’s inaugural juried exhibition series, beginning with the artists selected for the 2D National, running from June 1 through June 27.  A closing reception will be held June 27 at the studio/gallery, located at 1412 14th St, Plano TX, from 6-9pm. 

The juror, Director of Galleries at Collin …

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Studio Space for Rent

Rail Station Studios has one studio space available inside our studio/gallery. Rail Station Studios is located in the Arts District in Historic Downtown Plano. It is occupied by several artists who maintain their own studios within the storefront space. Lots of benefits for displaying and selling your work through the many arts-related events in the …

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Plano Music & Arts Festival 2020 applications due Sept. 20

Southfork Ranch, Dallas- Plano, Texas (South)
Event Dates: 10/10/20 – 10/11/20
Application Deadline: 9/20/20 Midnight CST

Apply through ZAPP. https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=8546

Bud Light, Bass Pro Shops, and Outlaw Nation are proud to present the 2020 Plano Music & Arts Festival, on October 10 and 11, at the spectacular Southfork Ranch. Southfork Ranch is one of Texas’ most popular …

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Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary entry deadline extended May 3rd

2D National Juried Exhibition
1412 14th St, Plano TX 75074
For more information, please visit www.DMAContemporary.com.

Entry Deadline: 5/3/20
Entry Fee:  $30 minimum 2 entries, $5 per each additional entry up to a 5 entry maximum.
Apply: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7713

Exhibition: Tues May 19 to Thurs June 11, 2020
Reception and Awards: Closing Reception Thursday June 11, 6:00-9:00pm (coinciding with …

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Plano Art Association Cancellations

For more information about PAA, see the website https://planoartassociation.org/ or the Facebook page.

The Plano Art Association is dedicated to encouraging the visual arts development of the membership, and inspiring awareness of the visual arts by sharing the joy, passion, and beauty within and beyond our Plano community.

The monthly general …

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2020 Plano Art Association Members’ Show – Reception Feb. 15

Members’ Show Reception  and Awards Program February 15  All members of Plano Art Association and the public are invited to the Reception and Awards Program which will be held Saturday, February 15, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the ArtCentre of Plano, 902 East 16th Street (enter at Ave. H gate), Plano, Texas …

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Michael Holter Watercolor Workshop in Plano Feb. 18-20

A few spots still available in my next workshop in Plano, TX. Feb 18-20,2020

To register, go to www.michaelholter.com

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REVEAL 4: Teta Smith & Invited Artists on Nov. 23rd

Please Join Teta Smith and Invited Artists

REVEAL 4 EXHIBITION

A collection of selected Artists’ paintings

SATURDAY, November 23rd 5:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Location: Teta Smith Studio — enter through Skypony Gallery, WILLOW BEND MALL – PLANO , 6121 West Park Blvd. (2ND level across from Neiman Marcus)

Wine and …

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Plano Art Association 2019 Studio Tour

Saturday, November 9 – 10 am until 5 pm Sunday, November 10 – Noon until 5 pm

Check the special PAA Tour Website for this year’s PAA Studio Tours to see the details and a map of where studios openings will be held.

Download Printable Tour Map

Plano Art Association artists are opening their …

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Reveal 4 Exhibition on November 23rd

Please Join Teta Smith and Invited Artists

REVEAL 4 EXHIBITION

A collection of selected Artists’ paintings

SATURDAY, November 23rd 5:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Location: Teta Smith Studio — enter through Skypony Gallery, WILLOW BEND MALL – PLANO , 6121 West Park Blvd. (2ND level across from Neiman Marcus)

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Plano Art Association Meeting Oct. 29

Membership Meeting & Membership Drive: “Demos…Dinner…Discussions,” October 29, 7- 8:45 p.m. 

Save the DATE and plan to bring an artist or art lover to be your guest at our second fall Members’ Meeting on Tuesday, October 29th, which will be held at event1013, on 15th Street, in Historic Downtown Plano. We will …

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Plano Arts Coalition presents State of the Arts: “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” Oct. 20

State of the Arts: “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”, will take place on Saturday, October 20, 5:30-7:30pm, at the North Texas Performing Arts Center in the Shops at Willow Bend.   https://www.planoartscoalition.org/

The Honorable Florence Shapiro – Community Foundations of Texas with Panelists: Charles “Chuck” Eisemann- Philanthropist, Rick Grady – Plano City Council, Gregory Arp – …

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3-Day Portrait Workshop – Color

3-Day Portrait Painting Workshop —
Mastering Color in Portraiture

Please let us know right away if you are interested in taking this workshop. Space is limited!

Seems the most common challenge for aspiring (and sometimes accomplished) portrait painters is the mystery and mastery of color… especially when it comes to skin tones. In this workshop, we …

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Global Reflections Art Show reception Oct. 1

The Global Reflections Art Show is now open in the Gallery@Courtyard at The Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Ave, Plano, TX 75074 Monday-Friday, 10AM–4PM, Until October 28.    

Please plan to attend the Global Reflections Reception and Awards Program on Tuesday, October 1, 7-8:45 PM, where you can enjoy viewing the art while …

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Plano Balloon Fest Paint Out Sept. 20-22

BALLOON FEST PAINT OUT
Plano, TX
Sept. 20 – 22, 2019

Three artist groups are partnering for an exciting plein air event: Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS), Outdoor Painters Society and Plano Art Association.

Artists, you MUST register at: https://www.outdoorpainterssociety.com/event-3432158  for FREE parking, FREE entry, Special Artists Tent, to display your business cards and work for sale …

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LAYERS, COLORS & VOICES workshop Sept. 27, 28 & 29

Sep 27, 28 & 29, 2019
Plano, TX

What is it?

A 3-day workshop on abstract painting, that will explore techniques, tools and practices to engage with acrylic paint, ink and other mixed media.
Abstract painting can be intimidating and many talented artists consciously avoid trying their hands in it. The aim of the workshop is to have …

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Janet Rogers 3-Day Watercolor Workshops in October

First Workshop – October 8, 9, 10 – 2019 – only 2 spots left

https://www.swswatercolor.org/workshops/janet-rogers-3-day-workshop-1

Second Workshop – October 12, 13, 14 – 2019 – only 4 spots left

https://www.swswatercolor.org/workshops/janet-rogers-3-day-workshop-2

Sponsored by Southwestern Watercolor Society
Price: $350 for SWS Members – $400 for Non-Members
Location: Skypony Gallery / Teta Smith’s Studio

Janet has been a working …

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Balloon Fest Paint Out: call for artists

Three artist groups are partnering for an exciting plein air event: Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS), Outdoor Painters Society and Plano Art Association.

BALLO)N FEST PAINT OUT
Plano, TX
Sept. 20 – 22, 2019

Artists, you MUST register at: https://www.outdoorpainterssociety.com/event-3432158  for FREE parking, FREE entry, Special Artists Tent, to display your business cards and work for sale …

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Portrait Painting Made Easier August 29 – 31

FIRST OF THREE WORKSHOPS:
AUGUST PORTRAIT WORKSHOP 
“PORTRAIT PAINTING MADE EASIER“

Thursday, August 29    Friday, August 30   Saturday, August 31
9:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.

Portrait painting is never easy! However, there are proven techniques that will make the path to excellent portraits easier to navigate. This workshop will revisit many fundamentals that will help attendees gain confidence …

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Friday Night Lights and Shadows

“THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE”
  IS NOW
“FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS AND SHADOWS”

PAA-sponsored Thursday Night Live has provided an opportunity for  members who focus on figurative and portrait arts to meet weekly on Thursday evenings and paint or draw from live models. Our venues have varied over the past few years.

Now, …

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Michael Holter Exhibition: Reception & Talk June 14

Gallery Show & Artist Reception
May 10 – June 28, 2019
Artist Reception: June 14, 2019, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Artist Talk: June 14, 2019, 6.30 PM.

Watercolors & Oil Paintings

ArtCentre of Plano 902 E 16th St, Plano, TX 75074
https://www.artcentreofplano.org/

Michael Holter is an award-winning artist who works in watercolor and oil …

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COLLIN COLLEGE Hosts Collin College Student Invitational

The Art Gallery at Collin College will host the Collin College Student Invitational Exhibition, from April 24 through May 15, 2019.

Please join us as we reward and acknowledge the artistic efforts of a select group of returning students. Each student participant was nominated by a member of THE ARTS faculty of Collin College …

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2019 Arts Expo & Sale April 14 at the Carpenter Rec Center

Come support the arts at Carpenter Rec Center as they host their annual Arts Expo & Sale on Sunday, April 14, 11 am to 4 pm.  There are fantastic paintings at unbelievable prices from artists 5 years to 80 years.  The admission is free.  Come and bring a friend.

Carpenter Park Recreation Center, 6701 Coit …

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Teta Smith: Textures Workshop March 30

Hope you’ll join us for a Textures of all sorts Workshop next Sat. 3/30 10-4:
Location: Teta Smith Studio at The Shops at Willowbend, Plano
Cost: $70. for the 6 hours of instructions. $65. for those regularly attending weekly Classes

Texture in artwork helps create the design and works both as the focal point and as a support element for …

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Rail Station Open Studios March 9 & 10

THIS WEEKEND. You are invited to visit  Rail Station Studios during a
special “Open Studios” event this Saturday and Sunday.

The artists inside studios at Rail Station Studios welcome you to visit our upcoming
“Open Studios” event. Two new artists who have joined the studio in recent months are eager to share their art with our …

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Reception for 2019 PAA Members’ Exhibit Feb. 16

You are invited to attend the special reception for the show! The reception and awards presentation, will be held this Saturday, February 16, at ArtCentre of Plano 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.   The reception will feature catered hors d’oeuvres, wine and desserts.

Fifty beautiful pieces of work produced by fifty PAA members will be on …

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