Painting a Still Life with Vickie Guthrie
March 18, 2017 10-4 pm $50
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Painting a Still Life with Vickie Guthrie
March 18, 2017 10-4 pm $50
Register at 254-396-4290 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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A group exhibition exploring the tradition of still life artwork created by contemporary artists. The exhibition will feature a selection of Artspace111 artists and Marilyn Waligore, the top prize winner of the Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition selected by the Director of the Kimbell Art Museum, Eric M. Lee. Other artists featured include Aimee Cardoso, Erika Duque and William Greiner.
Opening Reception | February 16, 2017 | 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Exhibition on Display | February 16, 2016 – March 18, 2017
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Prospectus: March 2017 Still Life Prospectus – Updated (doc)
March 1 – 31, 2017
TVAA Downtown Gallery http://tvaa.org
Plaza of the Americas – Suite G-207, 700 N Pearl PO Box 347, Dallas, Texas 75201
Although the French refer to still life as “nature morte” meaning “dead life,” the art form generally means a collection of still objects that had been alive, such as fruit, cut flowers or dead animals, thus “still life.” Over the centuries this genre has evolved to include most any collection of inanimate objects, whether or not portrayed realistically. It is common for artists to learn still life drawing or painting early on in their studies. So whether it is an artwork from your past or a new project, bring out your still life paintings or drawings and celebrate this art form that has endured throughout history.
Please submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side) to Curator Terri Nelson by February 20th at email@example.com
This show is open to TVAA members and non-members.
$5.00 per entry for TVAA members; $10 per entry for non-members. Pay at time of delivery. Do not send in mail.
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The Society of Watercolor Artists meets every third Monday from September through May. Next meeting Monday, March 21, 2016, at 7pm. (6:30 critique by Jo Williams)
Guest demo artist will be Soon Y. Warren.
Soon Y. Warren is a full time artist, teacher and workshop instructor nationally and internationally. She has an Associate degree in commercial art from Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia.
Soon had numerous exhibitions and earned numerous awards. Soon is a signature member of National Watercolor Society (NWS), American Watercolor Society (AWS), Southern Watercolor Artist (SW), Texas Watercolor Society, Purple Sage Brush (TWS), Transparent Watercolor Society (TWSA), Watercolor Honor Society (WHS), Rocky Mountain Water-Media (RMNW), and Society of Watercolor Artists (SWA). Her paintings and articles are published in Artist’s Magazine, Watercolor Magic Magazine, North Light Book, Southwest Art Magazine, Watercolor Artist Magazine, International Artist Magazine, The Art of Watercolour, and Pratique des Arts.
Also, her paintings were included in Splash: The Best of Watercolor 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and will be in 17, and published in Strokes of Genius: The Best of Drawing of 3 and 4. She published in two watercolor instructional books; “Vibrant Flowers in Watercolor” with F&W Publication, (North Light Book); “Painting Vibrant Watercolor: Discover the Magic of Light, Color and Contrast (North Light Book); Participated in the book, “Watercolor Secret,” with one chapter, “Create Drama with Bold Composition.”
She also created 4 DVDs; Top Vibrant Watercolor Techniques; Vibrant Watercolor Techniques Painting Glass; Vibrant Watercolor Techniques Painting Water. Her paintings are in permanent collections of private, corporate and educational institutions both nationally and internationally. She is represented by Your Private Collection Art Gallery Granbury, Texas and Southwest Gallery in Dallas, Texas e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org web site: www.soonwarren.com
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Qiang Huang Workshop
DEC 8,9 &10
Location- The Artists’ Showplace, 15615 Coit Rd #230 Dallas, TX 75248
Limited seating, if interested please contact
For other workshops at Artists’ Showplace, see http://www.theartistsshowplace.com/
For more about the artist, see his website: http://www.qh-art.com/
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Still Life: Wildlife and Everything in Between
A wide variety of wildlife and still life, plus portraits and abstract pieces of art from local artists. The mixed media works include paintings, photographs and sculptures.
On display in the Gallery from October 24 to December 6. There will be a closing reception from 2 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 5.
Hazel Vaughn Leigh: Where the Boys Were
Hazel Vaughn Leigh founded the Fort Worth Boys’ Club in 1935 in cooperation with the Kiwanis Club. Under Hazel’s leadership, the Club engaged and organized thousands of Fort Worth boys. Photographs, documents, and artifacts illustrate the history of Hazel Vaughn Leigh’s work.
On display in the West Wing from July 1 to December 31.
These collages create a micro-narrative from posters, books and drawings. The landscape features familiar but unrecognizable forms, generating pulp sensations of seduction, unease and climactic tension. The works are a conscious acceptance of colliding images and ideas.
On display from November 1 – 30. There will be a reception from 4 – 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 7.
Information for artists who wish to submit proposals to exhibit: http://fortworthtexas.gov/library/recommendations/exhibiting-at-the-library.html
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Pamela Blaies Still Life Oil Painting Workshop
Let’s Loosen Up and Have Some Fun
At the Holder Dane Gallery in Historic Downtown Grapevine
9am – 5pm Friday November 6
9am – 3pm Saturday November 7
Still life painting with particular focus on creating dramatic compositions using loose and bold brushwork.
Skill level: all levels welcome
Tuition: $190 + $30 optional supply fee
Here’s a link with more information: http://www.holderdane.com/still-life-oil-painting/
Call to sign up: (817) 488-6822
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Due to Labor Day holiday, Ellis County Art Association will meet on Monday, September 14, 2015 6:30 PM
An evening of conversation and art:
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
Demonstration: painting a Still Life
For more about the artist see http://judycrowe.com/
Location: ECAA Art Center, 501 West Main Street (Lower Level)
Waxahachie, TX 75165
CALL FOR ARTISTS:
Artists are invited to participate – set up easels & “capture” these adorable trailers on canvas or paper. Artists may sell directly to the public.
Downtown events are attracting a lot of people – this is a great opportunity to paint, show & sell. Artists do not have to be a member of ECAA to participate and there is no fee.
Several downtown stores have requested an artist outside their storefront – Space will be assigned in advance so sign up now to reserve your preferred location:
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Still Life Painting in Oils
August 7-8, 2015
10:00 – 4 p.m. $180
Kelli received her B.F.A. from Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in 2011. Since embarking on her artistic career she has received numerous awards including the John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship through the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her work has been exhibited in national shows like Oil Painters of America, American Women Artists, Hudson River Valley Association and Western Master’s Fine Art Auction. Kelli was featured as editor’s choice for up-and-coming talent “Artist to Watch” in the 2013 March issue of Southwest Art Magazine.
Kelli’s passion for “old masters” like: Rubens, Rembrandt, Velasquez and the joy she takes from in depth life study strengthens her work as an emerging artist. Her greatest pleasure is being in the studio painting, teaching and sharing learning experiences with other artists.
For more workshop information and supply list go to:
Artists’ Showplace Gallery
15615 Coit Rd, #230
Dallas, TX 75248
Southwest Corner of Arapaho & Coit Roads
The Shops at Spanish Village
Gallery Hours: 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday – Saturday
or by Appointment
Still Life Painting in Oils
August 7-8 ,2015
Adding the You Factor to Your Paintings
Sept. 28-31, 2015
Shapes and Shadows,
Nov. 3-6, 2015
Visit our gallery at Artists’ Showplace for more information
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A STILL LIFE PAINTING WORKSHOP
BY VERN JOHNSON
On Saturday, May 23rd at 1:00pm, at the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Grand Prairie Artists (AGPA) will host a half-day long painting workshop. The subject will be still life, featuring fruits and vegetables such as you might find at the farmer’s market. Vern Johnson will be our leader. He is a long time professional painter and educator who frequently works through the Upstairs Gallery in Arlington. The price will be $25 for AGPA members or $40 for non-members. Bring all your own painting supplies and equipment, and your own canvases. Snacks and drinks will be available.
Call Myrle Knox at 214-354-0127 for reservations.
The Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce is located at 900 Conover St. across from the Main Library. Drop in visitors are welcome.
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Plein air, still life, and portraits will be on exhibit at Keller Town Hall during the month of April. Irma Ward has brought together the award winning artistic talents of Texans Tina Bohloman, Shirley Kinworthy, Lynn LaRose, Steve Miller, TK Riddle, and Randy Saffle. Oils, watercolor and acrylic are the media for the show which will run from April 1st through the 29th, Monday – Friday, 8 am to 5 pm at Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkwy, Keller, TX 76248. A special reception with the artists will be held on Thursday evening, April 9th from 7 to 9 pm. The show is free and suitable for all ages. Please come and join us. For more information please contact 817-743-4000 or email@example.com. www.cityofkeller.com/publicarts.
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Mary Jean Davis Pastel Demo
Pastel Society of the Southwest will hold their first meeting of 2015 on Sunday, March 1st from 3 to 5 pm. Mary Jean Davis will demo a still life using pastels. Having taught art for 33 years, Mary Jean is well versed in multiple media and processes. Pastel has become her favorite. Her beautiful still life paintings have been juried into many shows and have been recognized with awards. Mary Jean’s pastel work “Jars and Eggs” was juried into the prestigious Pastel Society of America’s 41st annual exhibit. Check out our website www.pssw.info for more information on Mary Jean and our organization. The meeting and demo will be at Stacy’s Furniture community in Grapevine, Texas. All are welcome!
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IAA’s January General Meeting January 27, 2015
Guest artist at the January 27th meeting of the Irving Art Association will be artist Beverly Boren. She will be demonstrating still life or landscapes in oil.
The Mixer with refreshments starts at 6:45 and the Meeting at 7:00 pm at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts in Irving. Artists, don’t forget to bring art for the Artist of the Month competition. Guests are welcome.
Beverly Boren is a professional artist with a studio located in Trophy Club, Texas where she actively pursues her profession. She enjoys painting a variety of subject matter including floral, landscapes, figurative and portraits. She re- cently became interested in photography, partially due to more new grandchildren.
Beverly is currently represented in the Frame Up Gallery in Mt. Vernon, Texas.
She is a past and present member of the following art associations: Signature Member of the Outdoor Painters Society, Pastel Society of the Southwest, Signature Member of Southwest Watercolor Society and Oil Painters of America.
She has participated in selected exhibitions where she has won numerous awards including: Pastel Society of the Southwest, Dallas 1999, Still Life Award, Dallas 2001, Merit Award, Pastel Society of the West Coast, San Diego, California, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, 1999, Award of Excellence, “Art Splash” Graham, Texas, Still Life Award 2006, Selected in National Top 100 “Arts for the Parks”, Miniature Division, 2004.
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Barbara Ann Jones
Solo Exhibit at the Breckenridge Art Center
Breckenridge, Texas http://www.breckenridgefineart.org
September 16th thru October 15th, 2014
Opening Reception September 20th 6-8 PM
Beautiful oil landscapes and still life. For more about the artist, see her website: http://barbarajonesfineart.com
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Fort Worth watercolor painter Soon Warren has published several books in recent years and established a national reputation. She is recognized for the glowing colors and exquisite detail in her work. Now she has branched out into videos and shares her beautifully crafted methods.
Her books and videos are available at the North Light Shop, as DVDs or as full-length or mini- digital downloads. Previews are available at North Light or YouTube for the full-length DVD titles:
Her mini-digital downloads include such topics as Sunflowers with Glass & Dragonflies, Pear Tree Blossoms, etc. Amazon and Barnes & Noble are other sources for her works, as well as artistsnetwork.tv (previews).
Soon also teaches workshops and has a busy schedule, including local classes at the Hobby Lobby in Fort Worth. For more about the artist, see her website: http://www.soonwarren.com/.
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Still Life Workshop
June 21st and 22nd
George De Chiara
Come and explore the art of still life painting! In this two day workshop, we will discuss composition, drawing, edges, colors, and lighting in order to design and paint an effective still life painting in the alla prima method. Bring your favorite knick knacks to paint or choose from a selection of items available for the class. Better yet, bring something that you don’t normally associate with still life painting and turn it into art.
Each day George will demonstrate his techniques for painting and discuss his thought process while working. We will talk about mixing colors, drawing with a paint brush and adjusting edges. Along the way there will be plenty of tips and suggestions for making the best painting possible. Each day will have plenty of opportunities for one on one time while you work on your own painting.
For more information and to reserve your spot go to:
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August 16, 17, 18
Painting Summer Flowers in Oils
With Nancy Medina
9 am to 4 pm daily
Jaycee Parks Center for the Arts
1975 Puritan Drive
Irving, Texas 75061
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Put a little joy in your brush and join award winning artist Nancy Medina for a summer flower painting workshop in Irving, Texas. Named one of today’s best floral and botanical artists by American Art Collector, Nancy is an art instructor for the Dallas Arboretum whose paintings are collected around the world. Open for beginners as well as those experienced in oils, and those who use water based oils and acrylics, students will take home three completed paintings and tools they can use for years to come to make their flowers sing with color.
Nancy teaches a loose, bright technique and shares all her favorite tips and shortcuts for creating eye catching color and ways to make your flower paintings look authentic and beautiful. This will be a fun 3-day workshop with 6 demonstrations by the instructor and three step by step paint-alongs for the students.
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Artist Dave Kramer will demonstrate how to do still life in oils at the Irving Art Association Members Meeting on Tuesday, May 28 at 7 pm. He is recognized for his images containing rich colors, dramatic lighting, and attention to detail in both his fine art and portrait commissions. His love for the traditional, realistic methods of the old masters can be seen in his artwork.
He is also a portrait and figure painter, photographer and instructor of rare ability. Ih the past, he has taught two well-received workshops for IAA, one on color theory and another on photography for artists. He currently teaches oils and color theory at the Creative Arts Center in Dallas, as well as offering private lessons and workshops.
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How does art engage the five senses?
Demonstrate your interpretation of this power!
Create and submit two and three-dimensional pieces by 5PM, June 14 for the “Taste + See” show coming to the Frisco Art Gallery at the Frisco Discovery Center, July 3-28, 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034.
Send your labeled JPEGs and filled-out entry form to Paige Prater, Frisco Arts Exhibits Coordinator: email@example.com
Upon acceptance into the show, your $25 entry fee and release form will be due.
All forms and details can be found on the exhibit page: http://www.friscodiscoverycenter.com/index.php/events/taste-see-art-exhibition/
Still have questions? Call the Frisco Arts Office at (972) 668-5180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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