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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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The Alternative Processes & Integrated Media Competition – reception Feb. 7

The Alternative Processes & Integrated Media Competition is “a juried group exhibition which will focus on imagery derived from alternative photographic processes and historical printing methods as well as photographic image-making techniques that incorporate traditional mediums such as printmaking, ceramics or painting.” The show is juried by Christopher James,

Reception: February 7, 2019 | 4–7 …

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Plano Arts District December Events

Check Items Off Your List at Mistletoe Market

Stuff your stockings at the 2nd Annual Mistletoe Market in Downtown Plano! On Sunday, December 16 from 12 – 4 PM, the shops and restaurants in the arts district will have promos and special offers to help you cross those last-minute items off your list.

Bring …

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Michael Holter – Watercolor Workshops & a new DVD

Announcing
A New Workshop in Plano TX Dec. 4-6
Watercolor Fun-da-mentals

This workshop is about watercolor fundamentals.
How to paint skies
How to paint trees
How to paint textures
How to paint wet into wet
How to paint dry brush
How to use calligraphy in your …

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Plano Art Association Studio Tour Nov. 3 & 4

Plano Art Association Studio Tour November 3 and 4. 

Hours: Saturday, November 3, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, November 4, Noon to 5:00 pm
Map to Studios

This two-day event will feature the studios and exhibits of Plano area artists who are members of the Plano Art Association. The studio …

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COLLIN COLLEGE hosts Elizabeth Mellott: a delicate nature

THE ARTS gallery will host Elizabeth Mellott: A Delicate Nature (Faculty Solo Exhibition), from October 3-October 26, 2018.

Elizabeth Mellott is a professor of photography at Collin College in Plano, Texas, teaching photography and book arts. As an artist, Elizabeth Mellott crosses boundaries seamlessly, incorporating a mix of mediums.  The majority of her work …

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Plano Art Association: Global Reflections -a Multicultural Art Exhibit

Plano Art Association Partners with Plano International Festival
for “Global Reflections,”
a Multicultural Art Exhibit On Display at Gallery@Courtyard, Courtyard Theater, Plano, September 20 through October 26.
Opening Reception Thursday, Sept. 27, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Courtyard Theater As part of the 2018 Plano International Festival, Plano Art Association will …

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Decorative Diva Dolls Sept. 8 Workshop

Decorative Diva Dolls
Saturday, September 8, 2018
2 – 4 pm
18th st AIRSpace Artist in Residence
Gladys Harrington Library
1501 18th Street, Plano, TX 75074

Learn to design and create a small fabric doll with a twist, using various adhesives along with sculpted faces, embellishments of buttons, lace, flat gems, trimming …

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PAA’s International Festival “Global Reflections” at the Gallery@Courtyard – Sept. 13 entry deadline

CALL FOR ENTRIES GLOBAL REFLECTIONS EXHIBIT FOR
PLANO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

EXHIBIT WILL BE STAGED AT THE GALLERY @ COURTYARD  
SEPTEMBER 21 – OCTOBER 26    

ONLINE ENTRY DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13. The exhibit will be held at The Gallery @ Courtyard featuring 2D artworks that reflect the universal language of art. It …

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Quilt Plano 2018 on August 10 & 11

Quilt Plano 2018

Friday and Saturday, August 10-11, 2018
9:00am – 5:00pm

Plano Event Center
2000 East Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074 General One-Day Admission – $10
Senior One-Day Admission (62+) – $9
Advance Sale One-Day Admission – $9
Children 12 and under – Free Sponsored by …

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Plano Art Association presentation July 24: artist John Bramblitt

PAA Members’ Meeting and Presentation

Tuesday, July 24, 7:00 to 9:00at ArtCentre of Plano

In addition to our regular meeting agendas, there will be a special program for members and visitors.

This will be an exciting presentation by well-known and amazingly talented artist John Bramblitt, who is totally blind. John has developed the remarkable …

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Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk July 12

http://www.visitdowntownplano.com/winewalk/

This is a sip and shop event where participants get to sample selected wines at their favorite shops in Downtown Plano while enjoying live music, curated art exhibitions, and special discounts. It’s the perfect way to unwind in Plano’s arts district. The Art & Wine Walk takes place on the second Thursday of every month …

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Michael Holter Watercolor Landscape Workshop August 16 – 16 in Plano

PLANO TX (a few spaces available) This is a small workshop limited to ten.   WATERCOLOR IMPRESSIONISM: Landscape ART CENTER OF PLANO LOCATION: Plano TX WORKSHOP DATES: 8/14/2018-8/16/2018 PHONE; (972) 965 2078 For More Detailed Information About This and Other Workshops Click Here  >>>>>>>>>>>>> Other News…. One of my Paintings on Watercolor Artist Magazine 

While …

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3-Day Portrait Workshop Rescheduled: Mastering Illusions in Portraiture June 7, 8 and 9

3-Day Workshop Rescheduled:
Mastering Illusions in Portraiture June 7, 8 and 9

This 3-Day workshop will be like none other. It will address how to master creating the magic of illusions in portrait painting. The premise:

All representational painting is based on illusions.
We observe three dimensional forms.
We convert them to …

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Call for Entries: 125 Show 2018 – extended deadline May 31

EXTENDED DEADLINE   THURSDAY, MAY 31 ! 

Call for Entries
Plano Art Association
125 Show 2018
Exhibited this year at the
the Eisemann Center.

Online entry deadline is
midnight, May 31, 2018.

The 125 Show 2018 is open to all artists living
in …

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Collin College hosts View/Finders: Photography Portfolio Class 2018

THE ARTS gallery will host View/Finders: Photography Portfolio Class 2018, from June 6 through June 29, 2018.

The group exhibition features technically-advanced students selected from the Collin College Photography Portfolio Class. The course is designed to help students create a conceptually cohesive body of work comparable to a professional or university-level portfolio. Students featured in …

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Plano Art Association May 22nd Meeting & Photography Presentation by San Hsu

MEMBERS’
ANNUAL MEETING
TUESDAY, MAY 22 at 7:00 p.m.
at Willow Bend Mall
(At the North Texas Performing Arts Center,
second level next to Dillard’s) There will be a brief business meeting where

                    election of officers for 2018-2019 will be held.

EXCITING PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW AND PRESENTATION

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2018 PAA 125 deadline May 28

APPLY TO THIS CALL

CONTACT EVENT

CALL DETAIL

Sponsored by the Plano Art Association http://planoartassociation.org/

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3

Entry Fee (Entry Fee 125 SHOW 2018): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $35.00
For PAA members the …

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3-Day Workshop: Mastering Illusions in Portraiture

This 3-Day workshop will be like none other. It will address how to master creating the magic of illusions in portrait painting. The premise:

All representational painting is based on illusions.
We observe three dimensional forms.
We convert them to a two dimensional surface.
We create the illusion of three dimensional …

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Collin College Student Invitational Exhibition

COLLIN COLLEGE HOSTS
Collin College student invitational exhibition

THE ARTS gallery will host the Collin College Student Invitational exhibition, from May 2 through May 30, 2018.

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 …

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Plano Public Library: Visual Artists in Residence Program deadline June 1

The Plano Public Library is looking for Visual Artists interested in sharing their skills and artistic vision with the Plano community.  There is a monthly stipend and funds for materials. A jury selects artists in residence on a yearly basis. Artists wishing to participate should review the FAQs in the application and fill out the application. …

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New Pouring Techniques Workshop May 12 with Teta Smith

Workshop 5/12 10:00-4:00 New Pouring Techniques:

Let your creativity run wild. Loosen up by pouring and get energized by flowing colors. There will be basic and new pouring techniques taught in this workshop.
If you have already done pours, you may have parts of them you like and parts you don’t like. …

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Let Creativity Loose at Plano Artfest April 27 & 28

Let Your Creativity Loose at Plano Artfest

Downtown Plano‘s annual arts festival takes place this weekend on April 27 and 28.

The third annual Plano Artfest is this Friday (5 PM – 9 PM) and Saturday (10 AM – 9 PM) in the Downtown Plano Arts District! The FREE two-day festival will have all kinds of family-friendly …

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Plano Art Association April programs on Chinese Art

Members’ Meetings: Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Our April Members Meeting will be combined with the “Eastern Impressions” event at Willow Bend. It will include a brief business meeting where our nominating committee will present a slate of officers for election at our Annual Meeting in May. An exciting program on …

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Plano’s Art & Wine Walk 2018 Season

The Art & Wine Walk takes place on the second Thursday of every month from April to December, with the 2018 season launching April 12! The evening begins at 5 p.m. with check-in at event1013. Once checked in, attendees embark on a tasting tour of the Plano Arts District. While enjoying wine samples at each participating location, …

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Eastern Impressions Reception April 7

“Eastern Impressions” Chinese Artists Exhibition Announced For Willow Bend Mall in April and May The Plano Art Association is sponsoring “EASTERN IMPRESSIONS” a special art exhibition of the works of Chinese artists in North Texas. It is being held during the months of April and May in the North Texas Performing Arts Center …

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RCAS Huffhines Exhibit and Sale

One of the great perks of RCAS membership is the opportunity to show and sell your work at the Huffhines Recreation Center in Richardson. A new show is hung approximately every two months and any member of RCAS is eligible to hang up to 3 paintings in each show (at no cost to the …

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Wednesday & Thursday Night Life Drawing Group @ Creative Fun Arts & Crafts Studio

Come by the popular Wednesday and Thursday Night Life Drawing meetups! WALK INS WELCOME!

Every Wednesday Night at Creative Fun Arts & Crafts Studio in Richardson from 7pm to 9pm+. $25 per session.

508 W Lookout Drive, Richardson, TX 75080

Every Thursday Night at Make Your Mark Studio in Plano from 7pm to 9:30pm+. $25 per session / $15 if you attended …

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2018 Plano Plein Air Event Reception Feb. 24

REMINDER

The 2018 Plein Air Event
Reception is this weekend
Saturday, February 24
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
ArtCentre of Plano

Last Friday and Saturday, Plano Art Association, in conjunction with The Outdoor Painters Society, Southwest Watercolor Society and ArtCentre of Plano, conducted an exciting …

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