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Corks & Canvas call for artists

Corks & Canvas poster 2017

On Saturday, May 20, 2017 Rockwall Old Town Shoppes will host the 2nd Annual Corks & Canvas.

The public is invited to stroll through the downtown district and enjoy artwork by local artists from 10 am to 5 pm. Also on tap, live jazz music during the day and a wine tasting from 1 pm to 5 pm at participating merchants. Coinciding with Corks & Canvas, the City’s Founders Day Festival will take place at Harry Myers Park, 5 blocks east of the downtown square. A complimentary shuttle service is slated from Noon to 5 pm.

Artists interested in participating, please submit an e-portfolio to Deidra Roe at ddroe@robertsandroe.com. Find more information at rockwall.com/mainstreet or on Facebook @Downtown Rockwall Texas.

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Cecy Turner Watercolor and Oil Workshops


Cecy Turner Watercolor Workshop

Dates: April 25-28, 2017

Time: 9:00-4:00

Sponsored by: Central Texas Watercolor Society (CTWS), Waco, TX

Location: Carleen Bright Arboretum, Bosque and Estates Dr., Woodway, TX

Contact: Cheryl Chapline email  cachapline@yahoo.com

There will also be a watercolor demonstration on Monday evening, April 24th, from 5:30-8 p.m., along with a reception and awards presentation for the CTWS juried exhibition.


Cecy Turner oil Follow-the-Sun-larger

Cecy Turner Oil Landscape Workshop (Intermediate/Advanced)

Dates: November 8-9, 2017

Time: 9:00-4:00

Sponsored by: Rockwall Art League, Rockwall, TX

Location: Harry Myers Community Center, 815 E. Washington St., Rockwall, TX 75087

Cost: $150

Contact: Cecy Turner email cecy@cecyturner.com


Cecy Turner

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Blog www.anaspenaday.com

Cell Phone: 214-734-9315

Signature Member of:

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society

American Women Artists

National Watercolor Society

Southwestern Watercolor Society

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies

Outdoor Painters Society

Plein Air Artists Colorado

American Plains Artists

Master Signature Member of Women Artists of the West

Fellow of the American Artists Professional LeagueCecy Turner wc Out-in-Front-for-Fall-larger
Cecy Turner wc Mission-Treasure-larger

Cecy Turner oil Evening-Memories-larger

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Final Reception at the Uptown Downtown Art Gallery Jan. 7


Are you kidding me?
No I am not kidding!!!!! Last reception before the gallery closes its doors!
Final opportunity to buy original art in the Uptown Downtown Art Gallery, located at 301 N. San Jacinto, Rockwall, TX 75087.  Reception with wine and appetizers from 6 to 8 PM Saturday, January 7th, 2017.
Artists on exhibit:
  1. Betty Jean Hoaglund
  2. Geoffrey Houghton
  3. Ellen Evaden
  4. Julie Morgan
  5. Pamela Griffin
  6. Ken Slaughter
  7. Jill Farrer
  8. Donna R. Cole
  9. Veldany Creations
  10. Thom Loafman
  11. Richard Hoaglund
  Reception with wine and appetizers from 6 to 8 PM

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Bob Chilton Holiday Open House & Sale Dec. 15 at Uptown Downtown Art Gallery


Holiday Open House and Gallery Sale

Thursday, December 15, 2016 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Uptown Downtown Art Gallery, 301 N. San Jacinto Street, Rockwall, Texas 75087

Bob Chilton is Excited to Announce,

The Release of the Artistic Cell Phone Photography Video 


A New Book, The Lightness of Darkness. 

Chilton will be accepting pre-orders for signed copies. The anticipated publish date for the book is January 2017.

Light refreshments and drinks will be served.  The event is open to the public.

To learn more about Bob Chilton and his latest projects, please visit www.bobchilton.com

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Book Signing by Dick Elam and Art Sale at the Uptown Downtown Art Gallery


On November 19th from 6 to 9 the public is invited to meet this fascinating author Dick Elam and get an autographed copy of his book. Not only will you meet the author but see his illustrative artwork and the cover painting designed by award winning daughter-in-law Brenda Elam.

Wine and appetizers

and Fine Art

Reception from

6 to 9 PM Saturday November 19th

The book will make  great gifts for the holidays

The Uptown Downtown Art Gallery and Studio
301 N. San Jacinto
Rockwall TX 75087




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Uptown Downtown Art Gallery call for artists


The Uptown Downtown Art Gallery is interviewing for exhibiting artists for now and through the year’s end. There is also studio space available on a month to month basis or longer term.

Call 214 226-9942 for details
The gallery is in the heart of historic downtown Rockwall surrounded by shops ,parking and restaurants. Over 2500 people have visited since it Aril 2015 grand Opening. come see the gallery that everyone is talking about.

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Three Unique Workshops – Rockwall


Uptown Downtown Gallery in Rockwall 

call 214-304-6002



301 North San Jacinto Street, Rockwall, TX, 75087

#1.Get The Lead Out!!!! Gallery Glass revealed

Take an image or a painting and create a “stained glass look alike” with the the instructions of artist James Kurtz. Ongoing workshop. two hours a week for four weeks. choose a schedule.

#2.Painting with Patsy Seward

#3.A Unique Approach to Drawing with Amy Weber

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