John Robert Craft, sculptor and printmaker, possesses an innate interest in ferrous metals, used
to create an inseparable dialogue between his two and three-dimensional work. His sculptural
work is abstract, solid and heavy, influenced by studies in geology and the metallurgy of his
choice medium: ferrous metals. Within his printmaking practice, these solid cast-iron sculptural
pieces are utilized as tools to create minimalistic abstract images that map the energy and
direction of the sculpture across the printmaking substrate, iron or wood, while documenting the
sculpture’s mass, movement, and form. They create nebulous images on paper, suggesting
both at the same time a microcosmic view resembling particle movement or a larger
macrocosmic approximation of stellar movements through space. Scorch and Drag will exhibit
several mid and large-scale sculptures alongside the monotype and relief prints they were used
Jack’s most recent project with Flatbed, the Fire Etching Suite, will also be on exhibition in it’s
entirety. This work consists of two diptychs, one tetraptych and two oversized individual prints.
The suite is a study in intaglio of the degradation of ferrous metals through the use of heat and
Join us for this wonderful opportunity to see John Robert Craft’s sculptures and prints exhibited
together. Scorch and Drag runs from June 17 to August 27, with an opening reception the
evening of June 17th from 6-8pm.
demo artist for Lake Granbury Art Association meeting
The next LGAA meeting is Monday, June 14th starting at 7pm at Shanley House Gallery.
Our demo this month will focus on sculpture and feature Margaret Drake explaining the foundry process
and displaying work in various stages of completion.
“I strive to express strength, grace, motion, rhythm, and beauty. Working in the mediums of both water- and oil-based clays,
I look for topics that will allow me to express symmetry, balance, rhythm, and motion, as well as beauty.”
-Margaret Drake http://margaretdrakestudio.com/ Please see the LGAA website for more information. www.granburyart.org
Art Fairchild – Traction
Art Garcia – TX Blue Stem
Danville Chadbourne – The Inevitable Conclusion
Dasha Wright – Alchemy 3
Elizabeth Akamatsu – Star Fire
Kate Firth – Payback
Nic Noblique – Civilization Unbound
Russ Connell – Stella
Art On Henderson 2016 is a collaborative effort between business and the arts where all stakeholders prosper. The founding idea is our community benefits when the arts are supported and artists are able to pursue their passions. Art On Henderson specifically focuses on the Arts in Dallas.
Eligible applicants are limited to Texas artists. All applicants must be able to produce and install work that is appropriate for public display.
Selected work will be on display for two years on Henderson Avenue. Artists are responsible for appropriate installation. All work is placed in public spaces and must be able to safely endure the social environment.
The ultimate juried show with over $12,000 in award money! 7 artists selected as winners by a panel of Jurors with the top three winners getting:
First Place $3500
Second Place $2500
Third Place $1500
All ten winners to receive a $650 installation stipend.
SCHEDULE Art installed May 31st, 2016
May 31: Due to weather, there maybe a delay in announcing the winners
– Austin, Texas
OPEN DATE: 5/23/2016
DEADLINE: 7/11/2016 Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 10/15/2016 – 10/16/2016
A small boutique Art Festival featuring 80 fine artists and contmporary craft artists along a beautiful retail and loft living street in the middle of The Domain in the affluent hi tech-corridor Northwest Austin. Art@The Domain in Austin is a great way to expand your Texas art sales in October. We welcome both the national traveling artist, regional artists as well as local Austin artists.
This juried 2 day art festival features fine art and contemporary craft in 14 media categories. Being the fifth year for the fall show and the ninth art show at The Domain; the word is out to art buyers and shoppers. Within The Domain are over 20 restaurants as well as Whole Foods and over 43,000 residents within the zipcode .
The Domain is Austin’s premier shopping and entertainment venue with more than one million square feet of restaurants and luxury retailers such as Barneys, Tiffany and Neiman Marcus surrounded in a beautifully landscaped setting. The Domain includes luxury apartments as well as a Westin hotel and Aloft Hotel. The Domain, is a massive mixed-use development with commercial, office and residential in a contemporary setting. The area was established 6 years ago and is growing rapidly.
Austin is also a major center for high-tech industries. Apple, Intel, Samsung, Hewlett-Packard and Google all have offices here. It’s eclectic and diverse and Austinites have a reputation for being supportive of the arts and of independent businesses.
Deadline: June 1
Format: Digital or Photograph. Artists may submit up to two entries – only one will be chosen for the exhibition.
Entry Confirmation: June 10
Delivery Dates: July 1 – 11
Exhibition Opening: August 6, Noon – 2:00pm
Exhibition Closing: August 26
Art Work Pick-up: August 27 – September 3Artists do not have to be native Texans, but must be working in Texas. Content should not include nudity, political statements, profanity or other such depictions that may be considered offensive. For other presentation requirements, please see entry form at: http://bamtexas.org/texasartistsexhibit.html
The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create a mural to be placed on the wall near the entrance to the newly remodeled Industrial Engineering building, opening in January 2017. Public art needs to take up a large part of the wall shown in the attachments.This project will repurpose the former Petroleum Engineering Building for use by the College of Engineering’s Industrial Engineering Department for relocation and consolidation of their academic and research programs, and the department’s faculty and staff offices.
Safety is imperative; durable, low-maintenance materials are recommended to withstand West Texas’ intense weather conditions.
Ideal submissions will create a mural that celebrates Industrial Engineering. The most distinctive aspect of this discipline is the flexibility it offers. Whether it’s shortening a rollercoaster line, streamlining an operating room, distributing products worldwide, or manufacturing superior automobiles, these challenges share the common goal of saving companies’ money and increasing efficiencies.
Industrial engineering studies the design and operation of production and service systems and the people who operate in these systems. Industrial engineers use the information and techniques from physical, mathematical, biological, behavioral, and engineering sciences to plan, control, design, and manage complex organizations and systems. Industrial engineering applies the laws of the physical sciences to designing and operating systems in which products are produced and services are provided, as well as to considering the behavior of people as they operate in these systems.
This art installation will not only serve as a beacon to the building’s entrance, but will also give passersby an idea of the use of the facility. Submitting artists should consider lighting and other elements that will draw attention to the mural at various times throughout the day. Water features are highly discouraged, but the selected artist may have an opportunity to collaborate with landscape architects for the project.
Artists should keep in mind that this is a public location, visible at all times and exposed to all weather conditions in Lubbock. Any concepts that may be considered polemic or political should be avoided.
In order to be considered, submissions must comply with the requirements outlined in this document. Objects that are mass-produced or of standard manufacture are not eligible for consideration.
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
Houston Arts Alliance and Houston Police Department
Exterior Sculpture at Southwest Police StationDeadline: Monday, June 20, 2016, 11:59 p.m. (CST)
Budget: Up to $200,000
Location: Houston, TX
Through a contract with the City of Houston General Services Division (GSD), Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) is charged with managing the selection process for the commission of an artist or artist team to develop sculpture for the exterior space of the Houston Police Department’s (HPD) Southwest Police Station. HAA is also charged with contracting the finalist to complete the project.
Goals for the Southwest Police Station project include the following:
*To create a world class art collection for the HPD system with high-caliber art by artists from Houston, the region, and the world.
*Artwork reflects HPD’s vision to be a vital member of a dynamic and diverse local, national, and global community; family friendly; art that is suitable for all HPD locations.
*Works that reflect HPD’s mission, values, and guiding principles.
*Works that are regarded as an excellent addition to the City of Houston Art Collection.
The project has an anticipated total budget of up to $200,000 for an exterior sculpture. The contract will be inclusive of all work including, but not limited to, design proposals, artists fees, design, engineering, permitting, insurance costs for each year of the project, lighting and lighting software, studio and project administration, travel, fabrication, materials, installation, and required documentation.
3. Mission of the Houston Police Department
This mission of the Houston Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the city of Houston by working cooperatively with the public to prevent crime, enforce the law, preserve the peace and provide a safe environment.
4. Values of the Houston Police Department
*Preserve and advance democratic values.
*Improve the quality of community life.
*Improve the quality of work life.
5. Guiding Principles of the Houston Police Department
*Life and individual freedoms are sacred.
*All persons should be treated fairly and equitably.
*The role of the police is to resolve problems through the enforcement of laws and not through the imposition of judgment or punishment.
*The neighborhood is the basic segment of the community.
*Because law enforcement and public safety reflect communitywide concerns, the police must actively seek the involvement of citizens and residents in all aspects of policing.
*The fundamental responsibility of the department’s employees is to provide quality services to the citizens and residents of the city of Houston.
*The department’s employees are its most valuable asset.
*Employee involvement in department activities is essential for maintaining a productive working environment.
*Employees shall be treated fairly and equitably in recognition of basic human dignity and as a means of enriching their work lives.
*The department and each of its command, offices and divisions shall strive to reflect the ethnic and cultural makeup of the community it serves.
6. Additional Criteria for Civic Art from the Houston Police Department
*Civic Art should be designed to welcome the visitor and promote a calming and comfortable experience from the moment of arrival. This notion of calming is important for areas outside the building and must continue to the interior space.
*The development of Civic Art projects should consider the Department’s values as stated above and enhance the idea of the facility as a ‘beacon of safety,’ express the dignity of law and convey fairness and access to justice.
*Works will be located in publicly accessible areas
*Works will be sensitive to the local context, geography, culture and history
7. Art Opportunities/Draft Scope of Work
1. Exterior Sculpture: A sculpture located on the landscaped area of the building at the corner of Brookston and Nitida. The work will be a welcoming beacon to the community.
2. Lighting and planters may be an element in the work
3. See the provided site plan for more information. This is also available at houstonartsalliance.com, on the Civic Art + Design page, under Artist Opportunities.
8. Evaluation Criteria
*Artistic quality: artists or artist-led teams are of the highest artistic caliber as demonstrated by examples of past work.
*Responsiveness: proposal successfully addresses the overall goals of the project, including creating an inviting space for visitors.
*Demonstrated Technical Abilities: applicants demonstrate that the artist or artist-led team has the necessary capability to accomplish all artistic, technical, budgetary, and engineering aspects of the project and to have the project meld successfully with the space and the architecture.
*Project Management Ability: applicants demonstrate that they have the ability and the capacity to complete the project on a very tight schedule and within budget. Applicants demonstrate their ability to successfully collaborate with the architects and the contractor and sufficient relationships with potential vendors and manufacturers.
*Artists in the United States are eligible to apply. Houston-area artists and artist—as well as artists living in and around the neighborhood of the Southwest Police station—are strongly encouraged to apply.
*Subcontractors may be used and are defined as those providing technical implementation including but not limited to construction, fabrication and/or assembly for portions or all of a finished product under direct supervision and control of an artist.
*Staff members, board members, advisory board members, City Council members and/or family members of either Houston Arts Alliance or the City of Houston are ineligible to apply.
*Artists or other entities that are currently under contract—or in contract negotiations with Houston Arts Alliance for projects of over $100,000—are ineligible to apply.
*Applications not meeting all eligibility criteria will be withdrawn from consideration.
10. Application Requirements
1. Resumes or company information of artist(s) and team members (3 page maximum each)
2. Letter of intent: including contact information and a description of how the artist or artist team meets the criteria listed in the RFQ (1,000 word maximum)
3. Biography/artist statement (500 word maximum)
4. Work examples: Digital images of works that demonstrate the above criteria (Only JPEGs up to 5 MB in size, 20 maximum)
5. Image list: including artist, title, year completed, dimensions, material, and budget or price (as applicable) for each image selected in your portfolio
6. Contact information for three professional references (no more than one page)
All documents should be in at least a 12 point font, single-spaced, with at least a ½” margin.
To submit, visit houstonartsalliance.submittable.com/submit.
12. Timeline – All dates are subject to change
*Monday, May 23, 2016: RFQ released
*Monday, June 20, 2016: RFQ submission deadline
*By Monday, June 27, 2016: RFQ notification; RFP released to finalists
*Monday, July 25, 2016 (Final Date TBD): RFP Deadline
*By Friday, July 29, 2016: RFP selection panel (including artists in-person presentations)
*By Sunday, July 31, 2016: Selected artist presented for a vote to the HAA Civic Art Committee
*By Friday, August 5, 2016: Selected artist presented for a vote to the HAA Board of Directors
*By Friday, August 12, 2016: Selected artist presented to Houston Police Department for approval
*By Friday, August 19, 2016: Finalist notified in writing by HAA
*By Monday, August 29, 2016: Contracting complete
*September 2016 – July 2017: Project development, fabrication, and installation
Sara Kellner, Director of Civic Art + Design
Houston Arts Alliance, 3201 Allen Parkway, Suite 250, Houston, TX 77019
Submit questions in writing, via email, no later than Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 5 p.m. (CST) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions will be answered, as they are received, and no later than Friday, June 17, 2016.
Call Type: Unspecified
Fee: $25.00 (Western Trapping on the Llano 2016)
Event Dates: 10/7/16 – 11/19/16
Entry Deadline: 7/1/16
A 44 day, Juried, International exhibit and sale of original Western Trappings, Art, Jewelry and Gear.
Call Type: Residencies
Fee: $25.00 (Entry Fee – Make checks payable to The Arts Council)
Event Dates: 8/29/16 – 2/20/17
Entry Deadline: 7/5/16
The City of Navasota and The Arts Council of Brazos Valley are excited to open the Fall 2016 Navasota Artists in Residence Application! The Artists in Residence will have an opportunity to live, work, and exhibit in the historic Horlock Home in Navasota, Texas which includes living and studio space for each of the three selected artists as well as a retail gallery space. The term of each residency is roughly six (6) months. The City of Navasota will provide amenities including internet, cable, electricity, retail space and
– Rogers, Arkansas
DEADLINE: 6/1/2016 Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 10/1/2016 – 10/1/2016
The 5th annual Art on the Creeks is Northwest Arkansas’ premier fine arts festival! The juried event showcases exceptional talent with a focus on fine art. Unique opportunity to exhibit and sell your work void of any exhibit fees or commissions! Tents provided to each artist free of charge! Cash Awards: $1,000 Best in Show; $500 Second Place; $250 Third Place. Last year’s event doubled in size with rave reviews from artists and attendees. Community inclusion and support for the arts has spawned a loyal and highly engaged audience is primed to buyand appreciates the value of original fine art. It’s the place to be seen, and we look forward to your application!
The Creative Arts Center of Dallas offers ongoing weekly studio classes or one-time workshops in a wide range of visual arts. Ours is the largest community-based visual arts education programs in the city, offering more than 500 classes for teens and adults throughout the year.
Whether you are a novice, emerging artist or a working artist or have an interest in traditional fine art, contemporary art or fine craft, CAC has the perfect class or workshop for you.
Books & Paper Arts
Foundations & Creativity
Jewelry & Small Metals
Photography & Digital Media
For more information on classes and workshops available this session or to register online, click here: http://www.creativeartscenter.org/ Tel: 214-320-1275
2360 Laughlin Drive, Dallas, TX 75228
In addition to other benefits detailed on our Become a Member page, a membership entitles you to a $30 discount for all classes or workshops you take in the year after you sign up for membership. Your membership is completely tax-deductible.
Festival Hall, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Summer 2016, FREE
Benjamin Terry’s recent wall-bound sculptures possess forms, textures, and colors of the unconscious mind. The handmade quality, rough-hewn scratches and scribbles, and rudimentary, rounded shapes summon a child-like past where simplified things hold deep and mysterious meanings. Terry received his BFA and MFA in drawing and painting from the University of North Texas. He has exhibited work in numerous solo and group shows across the DFW area, Houston, and nationally. He was featured in vol. 96 of New American Paintings: West Issue, and received both the Dallas Museum of Art’s Clare Hart Degoyler and Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough awards. He teaches drawing and painting at the University of North Texas and Eastfield College.
There is no entry fee. Images are not requested. CAC membership is required. The artist is limited to one entry. Collaborative works by two or more artists working together may be submitted as one entry with the lead artist being a member of the CAC.
The submitted work must be sculptural (three dimensional) and express a literary theme.
Sculptures many be of any media within the dimensions of 18 inches wide, 18 inches high and 18 inches deep. The weight limit is a maximun of 10 pounds.
Entires for the exhibition will be received on Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 2-4 pm
at the fourth floor of the Dallas Central Library. The sculptures will be returned for pick-up on Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 2-4 pm at the fourth floor of the Dallas Central Library.
The FODPL’s Gala Commitee, co-chaired by David DeSalvo and John Marcucci, directors of Haley-Henman Gallery, juries the exhibition.
Best in Show $300
Best Literary Theme $200
Best Innovation $100
Four Honorable Mention at $50 each
The top 24 will be awarded $50 each and entered into a silent auction at the annual FODPL fall benefit. Each artist will receive 50% of the auctioned price.
The annual fall dinner supports the educational programs of the Dallas Public Library. The “Everybody Needs Friends Gala” celebrates the 65th Anniversary of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library. It is wonderful to have a friend like the Creative Arts Center of Dallas as they celebrate their 50th Anniversary.
LuminArté Fine Art Gallery is Presents: “Geometric Abstractions” May 21st-July 2nd 2016 – Opening Reception – May 21st 7-10:00pm
Geometric Abstraction is a form of abstract art based on the use of geometric forms sometimes though not always, placed in non-illusionistic space and combined into non-objective (non-representational) compositions. “Geometric Abstractions” comprises works by three artists, featured artist Paul Lorenz, Judith Seay and Angelo DeFilippo.
Artist Talk with Paul Lorenz – May 22nd at 3:00 pm will provide insight into his Graphite drawings from his years studying architecture, his drawings depict abstraction in its purest form, geometry. Paul was born in Chicago and studied oil painting at Art Institute of Chicago and the University of California, Berkeley and later the International School of Art in Italy (under Nicolas Carone and Irving Petlin).
Marble Falls is the gateway to the Highland Lakes in Central Texas. It is the regional hub for over 75,000 people living within a 20 mile radius. Especially in the last two years, our area has continued to see a surge of population and economic growth. The natural beauty of the Hill Country and lakes combine to make this area ideal for tourism, second homes, businesses, specialty shops and fine dining. Marble Falls is located about an hour’s drive from Austin or San Antonio and approximately three hours from Dallas/Fort Worth or Houston. Our area has many top ranked resorts, golf courses and recreational opportunities, including many acclaimed wineries and state parks.
The Highland Lakes Creative Arts, “the arts”, is a new nonprofit organization whose vision is to foster and promote the creative and performing arts. We work to bring an inclusive collaboration together of communities, creative professionals, businesses, education entities and mentor programs to further all of the arts in the Texas Highland Lakes region. “the arts” is organizing “2016 Sculpture on Main” to feature Marble Falls as the centrally located arts destination in Texas.
We invite you to submit your work for our year-long public exhibit. The sculptures are placed in the Historic Main Street area of Marble Falls, which has wide medians and landscaped corners to make an ideal setting. The sculptures will be on loan, displayed and extensively marketed, while available to the public for purchase. The exhibit is open to all professional sculptors. Included will be a color walking tour guide with photos of the sculptures, artist names, bios and pricing. There will be a full day of sculpture celebration and demonstration, with an exhibiting gallery for artist small works and an Artist/Sponsor Reception. Sculpture on Main offers an excellent opportunity for public exposure of your work, while “the arts” marketing and advertising includes print media, website inclusion, email blasts and social media postings. The “Best in Show” selection will be designated the official logo for Sculpture on Main for a full year. A nationally prominent judge will present awards as follows: $2,000. for “Best of Show”, $1,000. Second Place and $500. for Third Place. An entry fee is required with a $500. stipend offered for the selected entries.
Entry Fee Deadline = Friday, Oct. 7, 2016
Notification of Acceptance Deadline = Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
Uninstall of Current Work = Nov. 14 – 18, 2016
Install of 2016 Selected Work = Nov. 28 – Dec. 1, 2016
Sculpture on Main Show & Reception = Friday, Dec. 2, 2016
Keller Public Arts presents a beautiful exhibit of uniquely sculpted and painted birds of many varieties. Enjoy the simple, magical grace of our feathered friends as they fill the gallery at Keller Town Hall. The exhibit runs from April 6th through the 27th. Join us for an evening with the artists on Thursday, April 14th from 7 to 9 pm; 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller, TX 76248. For more information contact 817-743-4000 or email@example.com.
Jed & Terri Ford, Driftwood Sculpture
Nancy Elliot, Painting & Mixed Media
Barbara German, Acrylic
Hailey Herrera, Water Media
Shari Hornish, Painter of Birds
Jan Partin, Photography with a painterly quality
Charles Wallis, Painter
University of Dallas Master of Fine Art Candidate Josh Monroe presents a body of cast pulp prints, exploring modes from papermaking, sculpture and printmaking. Join us to explore an interdisciplinary body of work that defies easy categorization and explores themes of space, surface, movement and color.
Rebecca Warren: The Main Feeling presents over ten years of sculptural innovations by British artist Rebecca Warren through a survey of twenty works from 2003 to the present. details
The DMA is the first US museum to commission a sculpture from Warren. The artist’s Pas de Deux (Plaza Monument) is the inaugural sculpture in a series of site-specific works located in the Museum’s new Eagle Family Plaza, which opens in spring 2016.
Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood
Dallas, Texas 75201
Oak Cliff Cultural Center presents Catharsis and Dream Memory, a dual exhibition by Robert Ahboah and Andrea Rogers. Exhibits open March 4, 2016 and will close on April 8, 2016. A reception will be held for both exhibits on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 5:30pm–8:00pm.
Catharsis by Robert Ahboah
The inspiration for Catharsis came from a concept regarding an integration of Robert Ahboah’s cultural past and his present day life as a contemporary sculptor. Ahboah’s ideas involve minimal shapes and materials reminiscent of the survival and livelihood of the Native American Indian, including items such as the bow, the tipi, and the cradle-board. InCatharsis, he uses natural elements such as rawhide, deerskin and wood that his ancestors used, as well as a wide range of materials familiar in contemporary art like steel, nylon and PVC. As a full-blooded Native American Indian from Oklahoma, Ahboah often struggles with his identity as an Indian. Catharsis is Ahboah’s attempt at releasing strong and prideful emotions about his cultural roots contrasted to his contemporary reality.
Dream Memory by Andrea Rogers
Dream Memory is about mark making, process, organizing, and collecting. These actions extend into the actual creating process as well as the concept. Memory has been a common thread throughout Rogers’ work, literal and implied. Flowers and botanicals serve as metaphors for the earliest of memories, especially those moments of quiet exploration and realization of the young self. The storage of memories is referenced in the organization and composition of the pieces. Andrea Rogers makes them the way she wants to see them; not always the exact way they existed. Rogers uses printmaking techniques, as well as drawing and painting to create different textures and line. These differences in techniques separate the images, but the layering of them holds them together. The repetition of imagery and elements throughout Rogers’ work are meant to create a visual vocabulary that hints at a narrative, but specificity is not important to the artist. Instead, Rogers hopes to create an evolving visual syntax that changes and rewrites itself like a persistent memory.
Last call for art vendors to join us at Arts in Bloom in Historic Downtown McKinney, April 9, 2016. This one day festival features local and regional artist throughout downtown, live art demonstrations, wine tasting garden, live music, craft beer, and unique dining & shopping.
Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Join us on opening weekend for a conversation with Swiss-born exhibition artist Mai-Thu Perret, who has spent the past 16 years making work born from a fictional feminist art commune she created called The Crystal Frontier. Set in New Mexico, the imaginary women of the commune make work that runs the visual gamut, from the painterly to the sculptural. More on the exhibition here
For Sightings, Perret will build on this project, installing recent ceramics and paintings, along with a new body of work that relates her interest in utopian societies to the recent development of a secular Kurdish community in the Syrian region of Rojava.
“I don’t think utopian ideas are bound to fail, but quite likely when they become real or succeed they stop being called utopias.”– Mai-Thu Perret
Complimentary wine reception with RSVP. FREE with admission. FREE for Members.
Register online here
gallery3 invites submissions for its upcoming Competition: Spring Fever – for details click here.
Email your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Theme: Spring Fever (1) A popular term for various mental changes (e.g., brightened moods, positive attitude, etc.) that accompany the longer, sunnier days of spring. (2) Getting outdoors (3) Spring Break vacations (4) a light colorful palette.
We are looking for unique and original sculptures. pottery , blown glass , wearable art jewelry and items that we can sell on a consignment basis is our gallery ! We were recently voted Dallas’s Best Art Gallery and the traffic is our Gallery is increasing.
We are offering a great opportunity for creative artists that work 3 dimensional . We work a 60/40 split , 60 to the artist ! Drop off is every friday from 1-8 pm , Please stop by .
1319 W/ Davis St.
TRADEMARK PROPERTY CO. IMPLEMENTS LOCAL PUBLIC ART PROGRAMS AT TWO FORT WORTH DEVELOPMENTS
Art programs at Waterside and WestBend underscore Fort Worth-based developer’s commitment to local talent
FORT WORTH, Texas (Dec. 7, 2015) – Trademark Property Co. today announced new public art programs underway at the developer’s two Fort Worth properties, Waterside and WestBend. The art programs are intended to support Fort Worth culture and arts through historical tributes and commissions by local artists. They are a part of Trademark’s Conscious Place initiative; a stakeholder driven development model that aims to ensure that its properties are more than just places of commerce, but also places of community and meaning.
“At Trademark, we truly believe that in order to fulfill our Conscious Place vision, we must make sure that each project is a reflection of the community in which it exists,” said Terry Montesi, CEO, Trademark Property Co. “One of the ways we accomplish this is through a commitment to the local and artisan. We have spent months working with artists to ensure that these public art programs add soul and character to each property, and we hope that the art inspires and engages visitors for years to come.”
Trademark has commissioned Texas artist Bob Wade to lead the public art program at Waterside, the company’s first ground up Conscious Place mixed-use development. Currently under construction at Bryant Irvin Road and Arborlawn Drive, the 63-acre site previously served as the Lockheed Martin Recreation Association (LMRA). As part of the program, which will be a combination of sculpture and murals, Wade will repurpose amusement rides and play equipment located on the original site into public art that will be located around Waterside. In addition, Wade is giving new life to vintage black and white photographs that tell the history of the property over the past 75 years by hand tinting the images and transforming them into on site murals. The art is slated for installation in spring/summer 2016.
At WestBend, located in Fort Worth’s University District, two local artists with ties to neighboring Texas Christian University (TCU), Devon Nowlin and Cam Schoepp, have been selected for public art commissions at the property.
Fort Worth native Nowlin created five photographic murals that capture the shopping and dining experience, health and fitness, and the natural surroundings of the WestBend property. Installed in early December, Nowlin’s murals are displayed throughout the property, focusing on the areas facing the scenic Trinity River and Trinity River Trails. Schoepp, an associate professor of art at TCU, will install a ten-foot tall sculpture in spring 2016 which will incorporate a water feature into the welcoming green space near the valet area.
Waterside is a 63-acre mixed-use development currently under construction at Bryant Irvin Road and Arborlawn Drive in Fort Worth, Texas. Phase I, which is slated for completion in 2016, includes retail and restaurants, signature public space, The Grove, 383 multi-family units and a number of Conscious Place amenities. Tenants will include Whole Foods Market, REI, Taco Diner, Zoes Kitchen, Blaze Pizza, Sleep Train, Massage Heights, Envy Nails, Amazing Lash Studio plus many additional retail and restaurants. At full build out, Waterside will be a walkable, dynamic district including 200,000 square feet of retail space and riverside restaurants, 800 multifamily residential units, two to three hotels, office buildings, and potential for additional high density single family housing, much of which will be situated along the Trinity River. For more information, visit watersidefw.com or follow Waterside on Facebook and Twitter.
WestBend is located on the Trinity River in Fort Worth’s University District, one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s strongest infill retail corridors. WestBend is undergoing a major redevelopment adding new retail, restaurants and WestBend 2, a new 81,150-square-foot building that includes The Fresh Market on the ground floor and 57,000 square feet of new Class A office space directly above. Current tenants include The Fresh Market, Zoes Kitchen, East Hampton Sandwich Co., Silver Fox and the River Plaza office tenants. Upon completion in spring 2016, WestBend will include 278,000 square feet of retail, dining and office space. For more information, visit westbendfw.com or follow WestBend on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Trademark Property Co.
Trademark Property Co. is an operator, investor and developer of award-winning, mixed-use town centers, specialty, community, power centers and enclosed regional malls. Since 1991, the Fort Worth, Texas-based Trademark has invested in, or developed over 11.5 million square feet of retail and mixed-use assets worth over $2 billion. Trademark’s experienced team of 100 employees is responsible for more than 6.2 million square feet of retail and mixed-use projects currently in operation or development/redevelopment, including: Alliance Town Center (Fort Worth, Texas), Burr Ridge Village Center (Chicago, Ill.), Glades Plaza (Boca Raton, Fla.), Hillside Village (Cedar Hill, Texas), La Palmera (Corpus Christi, Texas), Market Street Flowood (Flowood, Miss.), Market Street – The Woodlands (The Woodlands, Texas), First Street Napa (Napa, Calif.), Rice Village (Houston, Texas), Saddle Creek (Germantown, Tenn.), The Shops at Highland Village (Highland Village, Texas), The Shops at La Palmera (Corpus Christi, Texas), Victory Park (Dallas, Texas), Watters Creek (Allen, Texas), Waterside (Fort Worth, Texas), and WestBend (Fort Worth, Texas). For more information, visit www.trademarkproperty.com.
The City of Dallas Public Art Program seeks qualifications for a new art project that will celebrate and honor the contributions of Dallas musicians Stevie Ray and Jimmie Vaughan. The selected artist(s) will create an artwork that is integrated into the selected site at Kiest Park and enhances the experience of visitors to the park.
Sibling blues guitarists Jimmie Vaughan and Stevie Ray Vaughan were born and raised near Kiest Park in Dallas, Texas. The Vaughan brothers are recognized as two of the greatest blues musicians and as important figures in the of blues revival of the 1980s. The brothers earned the praise of Muddy Waters, Albert King and Eric Clapton as well as other international pop stars such as Nile Rodgers and David Bowie.
January 11 – 27 City of Keller Public Arts Keller Town Hall 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller TX 76248 817-743-4000
Sculpture and Watercolor of Jordan Grimes An Evening with the Artist,Reception Jan. 14, 7 – 9 pm
“My work is inspired by the deep roots that run through my family history involving the Native American culture and their beliefs. My ancestor Cynthia Ann Parker was an American child who was kidnapped at the age of nine by a Comanche war party. She would go on to fully assimilate herself into the Comanche tribe and live with them for the next 24 years of her giving birth to a son who would be the famous Comanche Indian chief Quanah Parker . Cynthia was “rescued” from her captors and spent final sad years refusing to re-enter her old form of life and would eventually die of a broken heart some would say. My sculptures are greatly influenced by this story and are a celebration of life and the Native American’s connection with nature and all things that reside in it. This connection with nature that the Native American culture shared is a primary reason for the inclusion objects found in and provided by nature. My work is greatly influenced by Native American philosophy and religion as well. The overwhelming love for nature and all things in it that all native cultures share has greatly inspired me and affected my life. My work is meant to remind people of the hidden beauty that lives all around us by merging life and nature into one.” To view more of Jordan’s work visit www.jordangrimes.com.
Bastrop, Texas is a unique blend of old and new. Nestled on the banks of the Colorado River, in the heart of the Lost Pines region, the Bastrop historic district offers a delightful selection of shops, restaurants and inns. Nearby neighborhoods have over 100 historic homes, many beautifully restored. A Texas Main Street City since 2007, Bastrop was also named a Distinctive Destination in 2010 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in recognition of the City’s work to preserve its historic character, promote heritage tourism and extend its welcome. Bastrop is a designated Cultural Arts District by the Texas Art Commission.
The Bastrop Downtown 2016 Sculpture Project (“Sculpture Project”) is an annual program of the Bastrop Art in Public Places Task Force and the City of Bastrop. The 2016 Sculpture Project is the second time the City has produced such an outdoor visual arts exhibition. This highly visible and accessible sculptural exhibition will serve as an art destination for the residents of Bastrop County and Central Texas, as well as, visitors to the area. Viewers will have an opportunity to appreciate and be inspired by the variety, artistry and creativity unique to this exhibition. Sculptures submitted are selected through the juried process and will be installed throughout the historic downtown Bastrop corridor for one full year. The sculptures will vary in theme, construction and materials and may be on sale while on loan.
The winning sculptures will be presented at a ‘Sculpture Stroll’ on March 19, 2016. An awards ceremony will follow.
2016 Call for Entries
You are invited to submit your work to be displayed for the year-long public exhibit that showcases large scale, outdoor sculptures. [Note: The intent is that all sculptures will be displayed outdoors, and the artists should anticipate a year-long outdoor exhibit. However, on occasion, the sculpture may be displayed indoors, at the City’s sole discretion.]
The following criteria are required:
1. The call is open to all artists without geographic distinctions or restrictions. A sculpture currently owned by an individual other than the artist may be submitted by the owner (“Owner”), along with a certification of authenticity from the artist.
2. Large scale sculptures can either be secured on a 3’ wide X 3’ deep X 6” tall pad or be of a free standing nature with no pad required. Sculptures are required to be durable to withstand exposure to the elements for one year. Interactive sculptures with sound, lights, or movements are admissible, however, electricity will not be provided therefore an alternative power source is required.
3. The sculpture may be identified by the Artist/Owner as being ‘for sale’. In the event that a sculpture is purchased during the exhibit year, the Artist/Owner is requested to keep the sculpture in place until the expiration date established in March of 2017. If the sculpture is removed, the Artist/Owner providing the sculpture will install the same or a new sculpture subject to the committee approval and at that individual’s expense.
4. Each artist may submit up to three works. Jurying is based on the originality and creativity of the sculpture, as well as, its safety, durability, and suitability for an outdoor public exhibit. A $300 stipend per each accepted artist’s sculpture will be issued for delivery, set up, and removal of sculptures. Insurance is provided.
5. A high resolution digital photograph of at least 300 dpi and 5×7 size is required to be juried, as well as, for marketing collateral. Please note that the quality of the photograph can influence the jury process. Send all photos, including an artist’s photo by email. Submit applications by email with digital photos to email@example.com or mail to BAIPP c/o Deborah Johnson, 908 Main Street, Bastrop, TX 78602 with photos on a CD or flash drive.
6. Pending City Council approval of the selected artist exhibitors, the BAIPP will install up to twelve (12) sculptures. Selection will be done by a blind jurying process by a pool of jurors chosen by BAIPP. The judging for awards will be done after the installation of the sculptures by another panel of jurors. Prizes will be $1500 for “Gold”, $1000 for “Silver” and $500 for “Bronze”. The remaining artists who were selected will receive Honorable Mention and $200.
7. Pending available funds, and approval by the City, BAIPP may purchase one or more sculptures to be added to the City’s permanent collection.
8. Participating artists will meet with a BAIPP representative and City staff in Bastrop by appointment between March 14th and 18th, 2016, to install their sculpture. The sculpture must have steel tabs or plates attached to the bottom for purposes of bolting to a secure concrete slab unless the sculpture is freestanding and large enough to not require bolting to a pad for security. Installation is the artist’s responsibility but BAIPP and City staff will provide assistance. Insurance against damage, theft and the elements will be the responsibility of the City of Bastrop.
9. All artists selected to exhibit a sculpture will be required to sign an Artist’s Agreement with the City of Bastrop that will detail the rights and responsibilities of all parties related to staging, installation, security, materials, liability and removal, etc.
2016 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
Dec. 15, 2015: extended Submission Deadline
Confirmations of receipt of submissions February 1, 2016: Notification of Acceptance
February 15, 2016: Signed contract and W-9 due
March 14-18, 2016: Installation by appointment March 19, 2016: Tentative times for events 1-3 pm – Sculpture Stroll 3-4:30 pm – Awards Ceremony and Reception March 1, 2017: Uninstall Work by appointment
For artist or event information, please contact Dianna Rose with the Bastrop Art in Public Places Committee at 512-585-4610.
BASTROP DOWNTOWN 2016 SCULPTURE PROGRAM A Project of Bastrop Art In Public Places (BAIPP)
FRAMED is back at Mokah Gallery, brought to you by Life in Deep Ellum and University of Dallas’ Art Association! As always, everything in the gallery is available for pre-sale at $250! Come by and snag a piece before it gets put up for the auction!
Any pieces left after pre-sale will be auctioned off silent auction style on NOVEMBER 28 from 6-9PM! There will be food and fun, come hang out and have a great time with us as we raise money for the coming year! Big things are happening in 2016, and this is your chance to contribute! See you there!
[All art will remain on the walls until the end of the show. Official pick up is SUNDAY NOVEMBER 29, from 2-6PM, or by appointment]
Mokah Art Gallery, an extension of Life in Deep Ellum, serves to promote culture and art in Deep Ellum and surrounding communities. At the Cultural Center, Mokah Art Gallery exhibitions feature contemporary art of local artists from the experimental, the emerging, and the established.
2803 Taylor Street
Dallas, Texas 75226
M-F 7-7pm or by appointment
You’re invited to Muzeion’s Triple Art Release & Cocktail Party, An amazing event to celebrate 3 of Muzeion’s favorite artists.
Friday November 20, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Enjoy “La Vita Amalfi” captured thru the eyes of Hunter Gorham; Get lost in the multicolor abstract Images of “Color and Form” by Barbara Booth and discover the fascinating “Intuitive Geometry” in Jason Mehl‘s sculptures.
We look forward to see you! and enjoy and evening of great drinks, delicious food and fantastic art.
OUR RESTRICTED SOULS – Cast and and fabricated sculpture, painting and drawing by Chris Denham and Jimmy Hill of HEFESTUS Fine Arts. Musical Artists: Kavin., Bruce Payne, and Jeff Hewitt. Saturday, Nov. 21st, 7-11pm Sat. at the Grackle Art Gallery, 4621 El Campo Blvd, FW. Free. 817-738-5259. http://grackleartgallery.com/
Host: Art After 5 214-236-0302
When: Thursday, November 12, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: “Community Room” at Valley View Center 13331 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75240 Directions: With the Valley View Center located on the NW corner of Preston and LBJ (I-635), you’ll
most easily locate the “Community Room” by entering the mall from the Preston/east side
closest to the AMC theater sign.Walk to the center of the mall and beyond toward the red wall mural at the end of the hall.On entering that hallway, walk two doors past the large Gallery at Midtown to the“Community Room” on the right (signage above the double door entry).
Join Art After 5 as we visit the individual and collaborative contemporary artwork by Ann DeRulle and Aaron Baird. Many of these works created on plexiglass, canvas and paper, some incorporating metal, wood and stone, are multidimensional, spiritually-based and energetically transformative. The common interests of these two artists have harmoniously merged in a compelling triptych entitled “The Soul’s Journey” which you’ll want to experience in person. For more info, feel free to browse www.AnnDeRulleArt.com and www.AaronBairdArtwork.com.
Artist Neal Paustian transforms glass and steel into poignant explorations of our most precious resource: water. Paustian holds an MFA in Glass and a BFA in Graphic Arts from the University of Texas, Arlington.
“Circus Freaks”, a plucky band of versatile variety vaudevillians who mix improvisational theater, musical mayhem and big top talent for your circus entertainment. www.circusfreaks.org
MidTown ARTwalk promotes local visual art and artists in a wide range of mediums and artistic style, including painting, sculpture, metal art, handmade jewelry, fiber art, photography, pottery, and glass works.
GMT & Artist Studios:
Gallery At Midtown
Midtown Artist Studios:
NOW (located in Sears wing)
Teta Smith Studio
Paint My Pottery
Bad Margo Art
Dragonfly Studio Creations
Brandi Cooper Studio
Pop 54 Gallery
The Small Gallery
Art Inspiration/Paint At Midtown
James Bland Photography
MidTown ARTwalk is a fine art event that takes place the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Gallery At Midtown & Artist Studios, located inside Valley View Center, Dallas, Texas.
Gallery At Midtown & Artist Studios
Valley View Center
13331 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75240
The Nasher Sculpture Center is proud to announce Colombian artist Doris Salcedo as the inaugural recipient of the Nasher Prize, an award to be presented each year to a living artist who has made an extraordinary impact on our understanding of sculpture. For the past three decades, Salcedo has created sculptures and installations that transform familiar, everyday objects – chairs, shoes, roses, bricks – into moving and powerful testimonies of loss and remembrance. Working in a variety of modes, from objects and large-scale installations to public interventions, she has fearlessly taken creative and political risks to challenge audiences with innovative, significant work. Salcedo’s commitment and her willingness to push artistic boundaries have already inspired a generation of artists, even as her work continues to grow and respond to many of the most salient issues facing humanity. — from the Nasher website
45 local artists have entered the 2015 “Keller’s Got Talent” Art Show and are showcasing their artistic talents at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller TX 76248.
First and second place awards will be presented in 8 categories, inclusive of Oil Painting, Water Media, Pastels/Drawing, Ceramics, Sculpture, Photography, Mixed Media and Jewelry with and overall “Best in Show” awarded. All are invited and encouraged to attend this special reception on Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 7 to 9 pm as The Keller Public Arts Board celebrates it’s local artists and continues to promote and grow the arts in Keller. The exhibit can be viewed October 5 to 28, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-743-4000. www.cityofkeller.com/publicarts
Fried food, carnival rides, the animal barns, and Big Tex are the mainstays of the fair experience, but don’t forget the arts! The 2015 State Fair of Texas opened on Friday, September 25 and extends through October 19. For more information see the website: http://www.bigtex.com
The Fall Garden Program also includes an outdoor sculpture exhibit with pieces placed along First Avenue from the lagoon to the Band Shell. 25 local artists loan the State Fair sculptures so visitors can enjoy and interact with the artwork. For a list of artists click here: http://bigtex.com/fun/gardenshow/
Four bronze frogs completed by Karmien Bowman, TWU graduate, in Denton’s; now installed in North Lakes Park in Denton.
My passion is to share the meaning and sometimes joy and beauty which I have discovered through the process of creating. The material of a sculpture can express and reveal meaning .
LeapFrogs are an embodiment of childhood joy of playing with my two sisters in Clarendon Creek until almost dark and bringing home tadpoles in a mayonnaise jar.
These ToadFrogs are not a particular species, but two creatures combined from childhood fantasy. These are ones that came out of a hole and had lots of bumps, that melded with the ones that stayed mostly in the water and had strange webby feet and big tight tympanums. Their shiny eyes peered from under Daylilies, or croaked an illusion of music for twilight tea parties with lightening bugs, after coming home from the creek to play hide-and-go-seek or Leapfrog .
One ToadFrogcame hopping on to my pink pinafore from a shoebox as a birthday surprise from two boys all giddy to see how I would jump and spill my ice cream at the picnic. Frogs could be scary. But we three girls played LeapFrog endlessly on summer evenings under great Cottonwood trees with recited rhymes. I would like to share these carefree memories through my sculpture, LeapFrogs.
During construction, a little curly headed boy came running headless of his mom’s calling him back, to the playground. He bent to whisper in the Green Frog’s ear. She was still calling him ! Then he stood up and began telling a story while using his index finger to touch each wart- before I could get my camera out ! he ran to his mom’s call.
Maybe “LeapFrogs” will reignite appreciation though play, and a sense of relative kindred spirit with nature, laughing and running among the gentle mysteries of the North Lakes Park.
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