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Angelika Ejtel: Photography Is Poetry – Solo Show Opening August 26th at Stage West Theatre in Fort Worth

I am pleased to announce my solo show “PHOTOGRAPHY IS POETRY: Select Works from 2015” supported by Stage West Theater in Fort Worth, Texas.

“PHOTOGRAPHY IS POETRY: Select Works from 2015” will showcase my conceptual self-portraits I created in 2015 that belong to my most significant ongoing project to date named “photography is poetry”. The collection will include nine works (three pieces from three different series), all inspired by the poetry of a famous Polish poet H. Poswiatowska.

The exhibition will be on view from August 24th through September 24th, 2017 with a Giveaway Evening held on the Opening Night of a new play titled “The Royal Society Of Antarctica” Saturday, August 26th from 7 PM up till curtain at the West Gallery of the Stage West Theater in Fort Worth, TX.

 

West Gallery (located at Stage West)
821 W Vickery Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Giveaway Evening
Saturday, August 26th, 2017
7 PM -7.50 PM

All the works will be available for purchase; some profits will benefit Stage West Theater.

http://stagewest.org/

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Photography Exhibit: And They Say Of Her Woman| Angelika Ejtel

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The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening reception for self-portrait photographer Angelika Ejtel’s exhibition “And They Say Of Her Woman”.

Inspired by the poetry of a famous Polish poet H.  Poswiatowska, in this exhibition of self-portraits, Angelika Ejtel integrates the images that belong to her most feminine works. They encompass the motifs of dark love, never-ending longing and hidden desires. Woman and her intimate world(s) portrayed in the poems of Poswiatowska, takes the face and body of the artist in her photographs. This is just a tiny study of what womanhood is in its broad spectrum of meanings.

Angelika uses herself as a subject for her images. She considers her photographic creation as a poetic experience in which she drowns and infuses herself and, as a result, it gives her the feeling that she is reborn with each portrait into a new being. Although, all of her photographs are self-portraits, they shouldn’t be necessarily read as self-presentations, rather they should be revealed as the multiplicity of “selves” available to one individual. To put it succinctly, her attitude towards the self is more of an exploratory journey between an awareness of self and an unawareness of some aspects of oneself.

The exhibition will be on view from March 4th through March 22nd, 2017.

Please, join us at ART 7 Gallery in Fort Worth, TX for a complementary reception, and meet the artist on Thursday, March 9th from 6 to 8 PM.

ART 7 Gallery
2955 Crockett St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

The gallery hours:
Thursday 4-8 pm
Friday 4-8 pm
Saturday 1-8 pm

angelika.ejtel@gmail.com

 

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FBCAA Meeting / Workshop Sept.16 – Keith Williams on Portraits

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The Farmer’s Branch Carrollton Art Association will be having their monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 16 in the Craft Room of the Farmer’s Branch Senior Center, 14055 Dennis Lane, near Valwood. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes around noon. Guests and potential new members are welcome.   Membership is $30 per year and associate membership is $40 per year.

 

There will be a workshop on portrait painting by Mr. Keith Williams from 1:00 – 3:00. Mr. Williams is an adjunct professor at Richland Community College, is a professional artist, and has also been published. He earned his Masters of Fine Arts in 2006. He will cover the anatomy and proportions of the face, color theory as related to skin tone, and various brush techniques.

Keith gives gallery talk

Come join us for a day of fun and art adventure!

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For more information go to http://www.fbcart.org

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Judith Carducci Demo Nov. 3

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Pastel Society of the Southwest invites you to their November meeting: a demo by internationally recognized portrait artist Judith Carducci on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. We will be meeting at the Tower gallery at 636 South Main St. in Grapevine (just a few blocks north of our regular meeting location at Stacy’s Furniture). For more info visit our website: www.pssw.info

Carducci will also be giving a Portrait/Figure workshop Nov. 4-6.

Immediately following the regular meeting, the awards reception for our 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition will be held from 4-6 pm at the Tower Gallery.

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Judith Carducci Portrait/Figure Workshop

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Judith Carducci 3 Day Portrait/Figure workshop will be presented by the Pastel Society of the Southwest, Nov. 4-6 at Stacy’s Furniture in Grapevine. Registrants may paint in any medium. However, Judith’s daily demos will be in pastel. Cost is $325 for members and $350 for non-members, plus a $30.00 model fee for all participants. For more information on Judith Carducci, visit her website: www.judithcarducci.com

For info about the workshop, please contact Marie Maines at rm_maines@hotmail.com

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Xiang Zhang portrait demo April 2 for ACA

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Xiang Zhang  http://www.xiangzhangart.com/gallery.asp  will do a portrait demo at the Associated Creative Artists‘ next meeting on Tuesday, April 2 from 7-9. Here is the location and map: http://acadallas.org/meetings.htm

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