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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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2018 Plano Plein Air Event Feb. 16 & 17

Plano Art Association, in conjunction with The Outdoor Painters Society, Southwest Watercolor Society and ArtCentre of Plano, will be conducting an exciting two-day plein air event in Downtown Plano and nearby areas.

Up to 100 artists are expected to participate from all over North Texas. The artists will focus on the interesting subject matter …

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COLLIN COLLEGE HOSTS Fog. Flame. Spark. Space – solo exhibition by Julie Shipp

THE ARTS gallery will host Fog. Flame. Spark. Space., a solo exhibition by Professor Julie Shipp from February 19 – March 22, 2018.

The exhibition features recent large-format oil paintings that reference natural occurrences in nature that are visually transitional, or things that cannot be permanent. This series is an extension of previous works …

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3-Day Portrait Workshop with Gene Dillard starting soon!

IF, WHEN AND HOW TO USE   PHOTO REFERENCE
WHEN PAINTING PORTRAITS
 

This workshop will cover and review basics of portrait painting. There will be focus on the issue of “if, when and how” to use photo reference in painting portraits. The gold standard for portrait painting is to paint strictly form life.

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2018 PAA Members’ Show reception & awards Jan. 20

You are invited to attend the special reception and awards presentation for the 2018 Plano Art Association Members’ Show held this Saturday, January 20, at ArtCentre of Plano 4:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Note, this is a time change from previous notices.)  The reception will feature light hors d’oeuvres, wine and desserts. More than 70 …

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December 2017 Art-related Events at the Plano Public Library

Plano Public Library Events
http://www.planolibrary.org
December 2017

Davis – 7501-B Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75025 – 972-208-8000
Haggard – 2501 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75075 – 972-769-4250
Harrington – 1501 18th Street, Plano, TX 75074 – 972-941-7175
Parr – 6200 Windhaven Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093 – 972-769-4300
Schimelpfenig …

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Plano Association Annual Members Show deadline Dec. 16

Annual PAA Members’ Show is just around the corner!

January 11 – February 9

A Call for Entries will be going out soon to all PAA members to enter the 2018 Members’ Show to be held at ArtCentre of Plano in January. Here are the key dates related to the exhibit.

12/1 …

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Michael Holter Plano Watercolor Workshop Dec. 5-7

A FEW  WORKSHOP SPACES AVAILABLE    Watercolor Fun da-mentals Michael welcomes novice and advanced students and tailors the experience to individual needs. December 5,6,7 2017 9AM – 4PM ArtCentre of Plano Plano TX   $300   to sign up click here   This workshop will focus on the use of watercolor to paint exciting …

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Wes Hardin Murals in Plano Completed

On Aug. 28, artist Wes Hardin began painting the district’s second mural on the exterior wall of Vickery Park. All three murals are to be inspired by historic photos of Plano that residents submitted to the Plano Mural Project.

Wes Hardin’s design represents a scene one would have found in downtown Plano in the …

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Plano Studio Tour and Art Market Nov. 4 & 5

Plano Art Association Studio Tour and
Art Market set for this weekend, November 4 and 5. 

This two-day event, scheduled for this weekend, November 4 and 5, will feature the studios and exhibits of 21 Plano area artists.They are members of the Plano Art Association. The studio locations are throughout the Plano area, …

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Site_Fjord_Fjall>>blueblackgreen, An Exhibition of works by Adam Fung & Nick Bontrager

COLLIN COLLEGE HOSTS SITE_FJORD_FJALL>>BLUEBLACKGREEN Works by Adam Fung and Nick Bontrager

THE ARTS gallery will host Site_Fjord_Fjall>>blueblackgreen, an exhibition, from November 1 – December 8, 2017.

Adam Fung and Nick Bontrager are Assistant Professors of Art at Texas Christian University (TCU). Both artists have exhibited in multiple colleges including the recent University of Dallas …

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Marian Hirsch Pastel Demonstration in Plano Oct. 24

Marian Hirsch will demonstrate fine points of pastel painting at October 24 Plano Art Associarion Members’ Meeting held at the ArtCentre of Plano, 902 East 16th Street, Plano, TX 75074. For more information, contact info@planoartassociation.org. Website: http://planoartassociation.org

This will be a great opportunity to see and hear from a top master of the pastel …

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Call for PAA Artists’ Studio Tour and Art Market

F YOU HAVEN’T SIGNED UP YET, THIS IS THE FINAL CALL TO DO SO. NOTE: WE STILL HAVE A FEW SPACES AVAILABLE FOR THE ART MARKETS. SO, LET US KNOW ASAP IF YOU ARE INTERESTED
IN HAVING YOUR STUDIO FEATURED ON THE TOUR
OR PARTICIPATE IN AN ART MARKET.
You …

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Plano Public Library art-related events for October

Plano Public Library Events
www.planolibrary.org
October 2017

Locations:

Davis – 7501-B Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75025 – 972-208-8000
Haggard – 2501 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75075 – 972-769-4250
Harrington – 1501 18th Street, Plano, TX 75074 – 972-941-7175
Parr – 6200 Windhaven Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093 – 972-769-4300
Schimelpfenig …

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Collin College ARTS Gallery hosts the Arts Faculty Exhibition PROOF

THE ARTS gallery will host “PROOF” photographic works by Professor Byrd Williams, from September 27 through October 25, 2017. Byrd Williams is a fourth generation photographer, Williams is best known for his urban work in the US and Europe. He produces extremely detailed photographs, usually as triptychs, using a very large format view camera.

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Plano Art Association – new year, new place to meet…

website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/PlanoArtAssociation

http://www.planoartassociation.org

The Plano Art Association was formed in 1969 as a non-profit organization, and continues to be a vital part of the community. We are a non-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage artistic development of members, to advance artistic values in community projects, to further art education, to encourage creative activities related …

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PAA’s 125 Show 2017 Reception & Awards August 5 at ArtCentre of Plano

The 125 Show 2017 is open to all artists living in a community within 125 miles of Plano. Judges will select the top 60 works for the show July 26 – August 26 in the ArtCentre Gallery in Downtown Plano
(902 East 16th Street, Plano, TX 75074.)

First, second, and third monetary prizes …

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3-DAY PORTRAIT WORKSHOP with Gene Dillard Aug. 18-20, 2017

3-Day Portrait Workshop by Gene Dillard will help you unlock secrets of developing vibrant color within value patterns in portraits. To conveniently pay online, go to www.dfwartworkshops.com.

Friday, August 18, 2017 9:00 AM
to Sunday, August 20, 2017, 4:00 PM

Rail Station Studios
1013 15th Place, St. 101, Plano, TX (map)

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New mural in Plano designed by Will Heron makes Its mark

If you’ve driven down 15th Street these past 2 weeks, you’ve probably noticed the latest addition to the arts district: a colorful mural on the wall of Georgia’s Farmers’ Market.

The mural, a product of the Downtown Mural Project http://www.planomural.com/, uses visual art to celebrate Plano’s rich history by incorporating historical elements inspired by Plano’s past. …

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Quilt Plano 2017 Aug. 11-12

Quilt Plano 2017

Friday and Saturday, August 11-12, 2017
9:00am – 5:00pm

Plano Event Center (formerly Plano Centre)
2000 East Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074 http://www.qgplano.org/   General One-Day Admission – $10
Senior One-Day Admission (62+) – $9
Advance Sale One-Day Admission – $9
Children 12 and …

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