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SWS 2018 Membership Exhibition entries due June 30

Call For Entries for the Southwestern Watercolor Society Membership Exhibition

The call for entries for the 55th Annual SWS Membership Exhibition is officially open and the entry deadline is midnight, Saturday, June 30.  You must be a SWS member in good standing with dues paid as of June 30 to qualify for …

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O’Keefe Studio Advanced Studio Seminar

Now accepting letters of interest for the Advanced Studio Seminar 2018-19. “The Advanced Studio Seminar was a wake-up call for me – I hadn’t had a sense of artistic community since college, and the motivation and information it provided for my personal studio practice has been invaluable.” – Olivia Cole (A.S.S. participant from 2017/18) “My …

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Cold Wax Portrait Workshop with Jane Cornish Smith! Sat., Oct. 27th & Sun., Oct. 28th

The Encaustic Center and The Bonny Studio are thrilled to announce: Jane Cornish Smith‘s 2-day    Cold Wax Portrait Workshop

Saturday, October, 27th and Sunday, October 28th, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm each day
The cost is $385.00 which includes MANY supplies (supply and registration info below)   Discover …

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Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival May 18-30 in Richardson

http://www.wildflowerfestival.com

2018 Dates & Hours
Friday, May 18, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday, May 19, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 20, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Festival Map
Stay in the know and click here to view the Wildflower! Festival Map.

Contact Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival

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RCAS 52nd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition Reception & Awards May 13

52nd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale

Richardson Civic Art Society presents the 52nd. Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale,open to all amatuer and professional Texas Artists.  Award winning artist E. Melinda Morrison  is this year’s juror and there are approximately $7,000 in cash and merchandise awards.

The exhibition will be on display …

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Cottonwood Art Festival May 5 – 6

Cottonwood Art Festival is a semi-annual event that features works from the nation’s top visual artists. Located in scenic Cottonwood Park in Richardson, Texas (map), this prestigious art show has been a part of Richardson life for over forty years. The festival takes place on the first full weekend in May and the first …

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O’Keefe Studio Center: Summer Schedule, Summer Classes, Exhibition in May…

   Please check out the 2018 summer schedule at The O’Keefe Studio Center! Summer Sculpture Workshop Sculpting The Figure: The Head Participants will work in clay, from the model, to make a life-size head. Four 3hr sessions with the model, with instruction. Includes clay, armature, and firing of your finished sculpture. June 19th, 2:00 – …

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Richardson Civic Art Society April 17 meeting: Frank Sowells demo on Acrylics

Our next meeting is April 17 at the Richardson Public Library, located on the southwest corner of Arapaho and Central Expressway.. The demo Artist for April will be Frank Sowells, demonstrating acrylics. For more about RCAS, see the website http://www.richardson-arts.org

Frank Sowells, Jr. was born to be an artist, winning his first art contest …

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Spring Metamorphose April 21

Spring Metamorphose
featuring new artwork and spring fashions of
Paulette Martsolf

Martsolf Lively Contemporary
Allie-Coosh Lifestyle
521 N. Interurban, Richardson, TX 75081
Date and Time: April 21, 2018 – May 21, 2018
Artist Reception: 6:00pm to 8:30pm, Saturday April 21, 2018
The word “Metamorphose” is often defined …

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Anna Rose Bain Workshop April 6 – 8

3-Day Workshop with Anna Rose Bain
“Alla Prima Portraits and Figures in Oil”

With a Portrait Demo the Evening Before

Workshop Dates: Friday, April 6th, Saturday, April 7th, and Sunday, April 8th
from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day (1 hr lunch from 12-1)

Cost: $450 (includes model …

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RCAS Spring 2018 Exhibition deadline March 17

This exhibit is open to RCAS members and non-members, age 18 and over. The location of the exhibit will be on the 3rd floor of the Richardson Public Library at 900 Civic Center Drive, Rich-ardson, TX 75080.  $1,600.00 in cash and merchandise awards. Juror: Jane E. Jones.

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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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Comer Collection: Memory: Mystery, Magic and Make-Believe reception Feb. 27

 

Comer Collection: Memory: Mystery, Magic and Make-believe

http://www.utdallas.edu/ah/events/detail.html?id=1220436695

FEB. 12 – MARCH 9, 2018

February 27:

Reception: 6:00 p.m., University Theatre Gallery (lobby)

Honored Photographer Lecture:

LECTURE TITLE: Cig Harvey – Her Work and Process, 7:00 p.m., University Theatre Gallery (lobby)

HONORED PHOTOGRAPHER CIG HARVEY BIO

The photographs and artist books of Cig Harvey have been widely …

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Bev Boren demonstration for Richardson Civic Art Society Feb. 20

Our next meeting is February 20 at 6:30pm in the basement conference room of the Richardson Public Library at 900 Civic Center Dr, Richardson, TX 75080. http://www.richardson-arts.org/

The demo Artist for February will be Bev Boren.

Bev Boren was born and raised in Texas and now resides in Trophy Club, Texas with her husband …

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RCAS 52nd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition call for entries – $7,000 in awards

52nd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale

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APPLY TO THIS CALL

Prospectus: Prospectus for 2017 Members Exhibition rev

The 52nd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition & Sale, to be held at the Charles W. Eisemann Center, is open for entries. Complete entry instructions and a link to the Call …

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

Come by the new Wednesday Night and Saturday Afternoon 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 Saturday Afternoon at The McKinney Studio in downtown McKinney from 1pm to 4pm+. $30 per …

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Elizabeth Schowachert: Art and Materials exhibition | Big Student Art Show on Dec. 2nd

Please join us for

Elizabeth Schowachert: an Art and Materials exhibition Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm during our Big Student Art show! https://www.facebook.com/events/1748302508812430/

*Works of Art in Encaustic, Oil, Acrylic and Mixed Media!

*Demos in Encaustic Wax painting!
*An exhibition of Artwork and Materials by Elizabeth Schowachert !
*Food …

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Annual Exhibition at the O’Keeke Studio Dec. 2

DECEMBER 2nd, 5:00 – 8:00 PM THE ANNUAL INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION AT THE O’KEEFE STUDIO CENTER Over 100 participants from 2017 will be invited to show their work at the studio center. This exhibition is one night only and will take place at The O’Keefe Studio Center. Join us for a wonderful exhibition, socializing, wine …

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Pete Quaid oil demo Nov. 21 in Richardson

Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month – from September to May – in the Richardson Public Library basement meeting room. The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m.

The business meeting is followed by a demo artist in any of several media including watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, and mixed media.

We also …

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Abstract: Julie England and David Gail Smith at the Eisemann

November 1 – December 20, 2017

Eisemann Center Mezzanine Gallery, Richardson TX

MEET THE ARTISTS  Nov. 4, 5-7pm

For more about Julie see her website http://www.julieenglandart.com

For more about David see his website http://www.davidgailsmith.com

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More Festivals and Calls for Art around Texas

From announcements through CaFE or ZAPP.

Fiesta Arts Fair 2018 (San Antonio, TX) – San Antonio, Texas
https://www.swschool.org/fiestaartsfair
DEADLINE: 11/1/2017
Fee (FAF Application Jury Fee): $26.00
Event Dates: 4/21/2018 – 4/22/2018
Ranked in the top 50 Fine Craft & Art Festivals by Art Fair SourceBook
Fiesta Arts Fair, now in its …

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Sustainable Inspiration; Artist Talk and Trunk Show Nov. 2

Artist Talk
and
Trunk Show
featuring the artwork of
Melissa Ellis
and unique scarves by
Richlyn McAuthor

Allie-Coosh Lifestyle
&
Martsolf Lively Contemporary
521 N. Interurban, Richardson, TX 75081
Date and Time: Thursday, November 2, 2017: 2:00pm to 8:00pm
Artist Talk at 6:00pm

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RCAS 2017 Membership Show Award Winners

Show Dates: October 7 through November 4, 2017
at the Richardson Public Library

http://www.richardson-arts.org/archives/2017-MembersShow/2017-MemberShow.html

CLICK HERE for images of the winning Paintings

 

Best of Show:
Contentment
by Jones C. McConnell, Jr.

 

RCAS 2017 Membership Show Winners AWARD ARTIST TITLE OF ART Best of Show Jones C. McConnell, Jr. …

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Huffines Art Trails Oct. 28 & 29

Huffhines Art Trails, Richardson’s annual art and craft tradition, returns for its 41st year.  This year, the 41st Huffhines Art Trails will showcase the creative hand work of more than 160  artists and craftsman including 35 new artists. The show includes 160 artists and craftsman from all mediums: pottery, painting, fiber, sculpture, metal, glass, wood, jewelry, photography, and …

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Michael O’Keefe Sculture & Drawing Classes – Fall 2017 / Spring 2018

Check out the upcoming Sculpture Workshop led by Michael O’Keefe! This workshop will be a fun and accessible investigation of sculptural abstraction. A great entry point to sculpture for painters and drawers!

Email to reserve your spot: mokeefesculpture@mac.com
580 W. Arapaho Rd.
Suite 290
Richardson, TX 75080

http://theokeefestudio.com/ 

Fall Sculpture Seminar …

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Winners of the 2017 Southwestern Watercolor Society Membership Exhibition

BEST of SHOW: “AND OFF to the PARK WE GO” by Ingrid Albrecht

All awards can be found by clicking the link below:
2017 SWS 54th Membership
Exhibition Awards Catalog

Juror was Keiko Tenabe

Congratulations to the following SWS artists who achieved Signature status with their acceptance into the 54th SWS Membership Exhibition: …

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Jane Cornish Smith: Cold Wax Workshop Sept. 22

Jane Cornish Smith’s 1-day Cold Wax Workshop; Cold Wax Creations – Abstracted Landscape!

Only 2 spaces left!

Cold Wax Creations – Abstracted LandscapFriday, Friday, September 22nd, 2017
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The cost is $225.00 which includes MANY supplies (supply and registration info below)

Cold wax is an amazingly fun …

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Juliette McCullough Art Workshops at The O’Keefe Studio Center

Held at The O’Keefe Studio Center, 580 W. Arapaho, Suite 290, Richardson, TX 75080

You can call with a credit card: (972) 528 – 0309

Experiencing Tone and Color Instructor: Juliette McCullough An amazing workshop for any painter and perfect for those planning to take the Figure Painting Workshop.  Juliette McCullough will lead …

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Richardson Civic Art Society’s Invitation for it’s 52nd Year

ARTISTS & FRIENDS OF THE ARTS

If you are at least 18 years old, you are invited to join the Richardson Civic Art Society

At: www.richardson-arts.org

Flyer: RCAS Members Flyer

Our meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May of each year. Our first monthly meeting …

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Southwestern Watercolor Society 54th Annual Member Exhibition opens August 30th

Southwestern Watercolor Society is pleased to announce it’s 54th Annual Member Exhibition beginning August 30 through September 30, 2017 to be held at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr. Richardson, TX. Viewing hours are 10:00AM to 6:00PM, Mondays through Saturdays.  The awards ceremony and reception is Sunday, September 24th. from 4:00PM to 6:00PM …

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Sharon Serrago Fall Classes

 

For more information see the website www.serrago.com

 

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Call for Artists – Creativity on Tap

Call for Artists – Creativity on Tap

Creativity on Tap provides a showcase for beer lovers to pay homage to all aspects of the brewing arts. Do hops, grains, malt and pint glasses get your creative juices flowing? How about that fragrance of the hops when you walk into a brewhouse? Maybe it’s the …

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2017 Huffhines Art Trails call for artists

Huffhines Art Trails – October 2017 – Richardson, Texas
https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5779
OPEN DATE: 6/16/2017
DEADLINE: 8/14/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 10/28/2017 – 10/29/2017
You are invited to apply to exhibit your work at the 41st Annual Huffhines Art Trails. Huffhines is a two-day festival held outdoors in Richardson, Texas, …

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Mixed Media Workshop Sept. 8-10 at the Bonny Studio

Announcing Our next VERY BIG Mixed Media Workshop!:

Friday September 8th, Saturday September 9th and Sunday September 10th … 2017

10:00 to 4:00 each day

$425.00 All supplies included….and there are MANY supplies!

A list of items to personalize your work will be forwarded as we get closer to the date.

This process oriented workshop will …

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The O’Keefe Studio Center: Advanced Studio Seminar

Introducing a new and exciting program…

The Advanced Studio Seminar

Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

This seminar is ideal for the artist looking to develop a more advanced, focused and personal studio practice. During this 6 month program, participants will develop a strong, well-considered body of work. Participants will benefit from the influence of …

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