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CASETA’S 15th Annual Texas Art Fair and Symposium on Early Texas Art – Registration & Hotel Booking

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Time to Book Now!
Hotel Accommodations

CASETA encourages you to book your hotel rooms early for the 2017 Symposium and Texas Art Fair.

Both hotels with CASETA rooms for Symposium goers have reservation deadlines coming up! 

CASETA has a special rate at two excellent Fort Worth hotels,
the Holiday Inn Express Fort Worth Downtown and the TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Fort Worth Downtown.
Both are a short drive to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center which is the 2017 Symposium and Texas Art Fair venue.
Holiday Inn Express Downtown 
1111 W. Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Rate for Standard Room: $129/night plus tax/1 king or 2 double beds
Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017 
Click: CASETA Symposium Booking Link

Note: When you select April 28 or 29 check-in the CASETA block reservation will come up

Call: 1-866-551-9747 and reference block code CAS

 to reserve rooms

Directions: Click Here

for Directions to the Holiday Inn Express

Parking: $12 per night
TownePlace Suites Fort Worth Downtown
805 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Rate for Standard Room: $129/night plus tax/1 king (all rooms)
Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2017 
Click: CASETA Symposium Booking Link

Call: 817-332-6300 and reference the CASETA group block

Directions: Click Here

for Directions to TownePlace Suites Merriott Fort Worth Downtown

Parking: Complimentary on-site parking
Make your Symposium plans now!  Sign up soon and invite family and friends to be part of the fun!
We hope you will join us in the exciting city of Fort Worth!
Keep checking the website for more information!
Please contact CASETA staff at  caseta@samfa.org  or by phone at 325.212.4872 if you have any questions
or need additional information.

Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art

CALLING ALL TEXAS ART ENTHUSIASTS!
IT’S TIME AGAIN TO REGISTER AND RENEW…
CASETA’S 15th Annual
Texas Art Fair and Symposium on Early Texas Art
IS COMING UP SOON!

April 28 – 30, 2017

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, TX  76107

Go to the CASETA website at  www.caseta.org/Symposium to learn more and to register.

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Spring is here and it is time to register for the 15th Annual CASETA Symposium and renew your membership at the same time. The Symposium and  Texas Art Fair will take place in Fort Worth on April 28 – 30 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.  You will want to hear all of the great speakers and spend time with other collectors perusing the wonderful art work available at the Texas Art Fair!

Join other attendees viewing the wonderful collection in the home of Nancy & Ted Paup on Friday evening, an Evening Tour and reception at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art on Saturday evening, and a Tour of the George Grammer: Full Circle exhibition with complimentary light lunch at the Texas Wesleyan University on Sunday afternoon after the close of the Symposium.  Here are the opportunities in store:

TEN INFORMATIVE SPEAKERS ON IMPORTANT TOPICS
IN THE FIELD OF EARLY TEXAS ART    
  • Scott Barker
    Author/ Independent Curator
    Saginaw, TX
    Just Before Modernism: Fort Worth Art in the 1920s and 1930s
  • Richard R. Brettell
    Founding Director

    The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History
    Dallas, TX
    Local/Regional/National/International:
    Texas Art in the Cosmopolitan Age
  • David Farmer 
    Author/ Independent Curator
    El Prado, NM
    Printmakers Guild/ Texas Printmakers
  • Ken Hafertepe
    Chair
    Department of Museum Studies
    Baylor University
    Waco, TX
    Karl Hermann Lungwitz & other 19th c German-Texan Artists
  • Shirley Reece-Hughes
    Curator of Paintings and Sculpture
    Amon Carter Museum of American Art
    Fort Worth, TX
    Invented Worlds of Valton Tyler
  • Susie Kalil
    Author/ Independent Curator
    Houston, TX
    Dorothy Hood: The Color of Being/El Color del Ser
  • Althea Ruoppo
    Curatorial Assistant
    Contemporary Art & Special Projects
    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    Across the Miles: Robert Preusser and Texas After 1954

  • Collections Panel  Collecting: Beginning to End
    William U.  Eiland, Director, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA;
    Atlee Phillips, Director of Texas Art, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, TX;
    Jason Schoen, Collector of American Art, Boca Raton, FL
    Moderator – William Reaves, William Reaves │Sarah Foltz Fine Art,
    Houston, TX

*Please check  www.caseta.org 

for updates on schedule.

FRIDAY EVENING PREVIEW OPENING OF TEXAS ART FAIR

FOR SYMPOSIUM REGISTRANTS AND SPECIAL GUESTS

FRIDAY EVENING HOME TOUR OF THE NANCY & TED PAUP COLLECTION 

 
SATURDAY EVENING TOUR AND RECEPTION AT THE AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 
 
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFTER THE CLOSING OF SYMPOSIUM & TEXAS ART FAIR WILL BE THE TOUR OF THE GEORGE GRAMMER: FULL CIRCLEEXHIBITION WITH A COMPLIMENTARY LIGHT LUNCH AT TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY.
FRIDAY, APRIL 28 – PREVIEW OPENING OF TEXAS ART FAIR FOR
SYMPOSIUM REGISTRANTS AND SPECIAL GUESTS 
After the Keynote Address join Symposium attendees and special guests for the opening of the 2017 Texas Art Fair.   Once again there will be a sterling exhibition of Texas paintings, all for sale, of course, and sponsored by the state’s foremost art dealers.FRIDAY,  APRIL 28 – FREE EVENT – AFTER TEXAS ART FAIR OPENING –
EVENING HOME TOUR OF

NANCY & TED PAUP COLLECTION 

Friday evening will offer an opportunity to tour one of the most spectacular collection of early Texas art in the home of Nancy & Ted Paup.

As the Paup family is in the ranching business, the collection has an emphasis on Texas Landscapes, and features several Julian Onderdonk works. There is also an interest in artists who participated in the Edgar B. Davis Texas Wildflower Competition 1927-1929.  The Paups love Texas Bluebonnets!

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 29 – TICKETED SPECIAL EVENT – EVENING TOUR AND RECEPTION AT AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Saturday Evening after the Texas Art Fair closes for the day, the Tour and reception at Amon Carter Museum of American Art will feature

Works of early Texas art including the exhibit, Invented Worlds of Valton Tyler.
Refreshments, music
$25 per person

SUNDAY, APRIL 30 – FREE EVENT- TOUR OF GEORGE GRAMMER: FULL CIRCLE  EXHIBITION WITH COMPLIMENTARY LIGHT LUNCH AT TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

Sunday afternoon after the conclusion of both the Symposium and Texas Art Fair take the opportunity to Tour the exhibition, George Grammer: Full Circle. 
Enjoy a complimentary light lunch with the tour.
Lunch reservations limited to 50 – free but must register.
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TEXAS ART FAIR

A ONE-OF-A-KIND EVENT FOR TEXAS ART COLLECTORS

Texas art collectors and Symposium participants have free, on-site access to a sterling exhibition of Texas paintings, all for sale, of course, and sponsored by the state’s foremost art dealers.  Dealers participating in this year’s Texas Art Fair include:
        • Beuhler Fine Art
        • Charles Morin’s Vintage Texas Paintings
        • David Dike Fine Art
        • Dow Art Galleries
        • Heritage Auctions
        • Jody Klotz Fine Art
        • Kirk Hopper
        • Rainone Art Galleries
        • William Reaves/Sarah Foltz Fine Art
        • & more to come!
          In addition a variety of publications on early Texas art will be offered by bookseller Jon St. Clair and the Texas A&M University Press.
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FAIR HOURS
Preview Opening for Symposium Registrants
Friday, April 28,  
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. 
Open free to the Public
Saturday, April 29,
  9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  
Sunday, April 30,
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
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SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION

REGISTER NOW!

Go to the CASETA website at  www.caseta.org/Symposium

to learn more and to register. 

Download a paper-copy registration form

and mail to CASETA with your payment OR click the link below toRegister online and pay by credit card using PayPal. 

BE SURE TO REMEMBER TO RENEW YOUR CASETA MEMBERSHIP AT TIME OF REGISTRATION, IF NEEDED, AND RECEIVE THE MEMBER DISCOUNT RATE!

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HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

CASETA encourages you to book your hotel rooms early for the 2017 Symposium and Texas Art Fair.
CASETA has a special rate at two excellent Fort Worth hotels,
the Holiday Inn Express Fort Worth Downtown and the TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Fort Worth Downtown.
Both are a short drive to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center which is the 2017 Symposium and Texas Art Fair venue.
Holiday Inn Express Downtown 
1111 W. Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Rate for Standard Room: $129/night plus tax/1 king or 2 double beds
Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017

Click: CASETA Symposium Booking Link

Note: When you select April 28 or 29 check-in the CASETA block reservation will come up

Call: 1-866-551-9747 and reference block code CAS to reserve rooms

Directions: Click Here for Directions to the Holiday Inn Express

Parking: $12 per night
TownePlace Suites Fort Worth Downtown
805 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Rate for Standard Room: $129/night plus tax/1 king (all rooms)
Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2017

Directions: Click Here for Directions to TownePlace Suites Merriott Fort Worth Downtown

Parking: Complimentary on-site parking
Make your Symposium plans now!  Sign up soon and invite family and friends to be part of the fun!
We hope you will join us in the exciting city of Fort Worth!
Keep checking the website for more information!
Please contact CASETA staff at  caseta@samfa.org  or by phone at 325.212.4872 if you have any questions
or need additional information.

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Deep in the HeART of Texas Art Tour: Gaylord Texan call for artists

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My name is Davi Hecht and I am a Special Events Coordinator at Gaylord Texan Resort and Hotel in Grapevine, TX. I’m reaching out to you today in regard to our yearly summer events we host at the property.  This year we will again be featuring an Atrium Art Walk throughout our resort.  This Art Walk will feature works of art from local and regional Texas artists.  We would like to include works that are loosely based on or could work in conjunction with our summer theme of Texas/Americana. Gaylord Texan is calling this event “Deep in the HeART of Texas Art Tour” We will showcase up to 20 artists in our resort with these pieces being on display from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.  Each display will include a bio, photo, and contact information for the artist.  We expect 300,000 visitors over the course of the summer so each piece of art will receive great exposure in addition to adding value to our beautiful property.

In appreciation for participating, each artist will receive a complimentary one night stay as well as dinner for two at the resort.  This will allow each artist to experience our summer festivities and accompanying Art Walk as our guest.

To apply please complete the application: Artist Application Packet. You can submit your application via email at texanticketing@gaylordhotels.com or by mail (address below) by April 10th, 2017

The 20 chosen artists will be contacted by April 14th.

Mailing address:

The Gaylord Texan

Special Events Department

1501 Gaylord Trail

Grapevine, TX 76051

If you or have questions, please email me at texanticketing@gaylordhotels.com.  We look forward to your participation.

 

 

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Early Texas Art Exhibitions across Texas (CASETA)

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CASETA is the Center for Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art.

The mission of CASETA is to promote the preservation, study and appreciation of Texas visual arts and its history.

–List is reprinted from the January 2017 CASETA News – subscribe at http://www.caseta.org/. For updates to the calendar, go to http://www.caseta.org/events/index.


 

Early Texas Art Exhibitions across Texas

PANHANDLE

2503 4th Avenue
Canyon, TX 79015
When Georgia Was Here
August 27, 2016 – February 24, 2018   

During the centennial anniversary of Georgia O’Keeffe’s time at West Texas State Normal College, now West Texas A&M University, this exhibition features art (primarily paintings & drawings) produced by American artists contemporaneous with her time at WTAMU (August 27, 2016-February 24, 2018). The goal is to inform museum visitors about what American art looked like “When Georgia Was Here.” Objects will be on a rotating basis of 3-6 months per object. The exhibition will be drawn from the PPHM’s own stellar art collection and from public and private collections nationwide.

[from the PPHM website]
DeVitt Mallet Museum
3121 Fourth Street
Lubbock, Texas 79409
Frank Reaugh: View from the Easel
Ongoing Exhibit
Frank Reaugh (1860-1945) was an artist who had early success and lived long enough to see himself referred to as the “Dean of Texas Artists.” He devoted his career to the visual documentation in pastel and paint of the Great Plains and the American Southwest.
[from the NRHC website]

NORTH TEXAS

3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Abstract Texas: Midcentury Modern Painting

October 1, 2016-October 8, 2017
This exhibition presents the work of some of Texas’s most significant contributors to mid-twentieth century modernism-Jack Boynton, Ben L. Culwell, Seymour Fogel, Michael Frary, George Grammer, Robert O. Preusser, and Donald Weismann. Although geographically isolated from the progressive cultural environments of New York City and Los Angeles, these artists pioneered their own abstract styles that reflect their independent ambitions within the Lone Star State.
[from ACM website]
CENTRAL TEXAS
3801 Broadway St.
San Antonio, TX 78209
Texas Art of Early Days to Now: the Witte Collection
October 6, 2016 – May 29, 2017
The Witte Museum’s renowned Texas Art Collection has been shaped by the visionary leadership of curators such as Eleanor Onderdonk, Martha Utterback, and Cecilia Steinfeldt. Each curator helped define Texas Art for the museum, the state, and the nation. In honor of the Witte Museum’s 90th anniversary and the legacy created by Alfred Witte and the Witte Picture Fund, this exhibition explores how these remarkable women shaped the collection through strategic purchases.

Learn more about the Witte Museum’s renowned Texas Art Collection as you explore works from 19th and 20th century painters, folk artists and native artists that have been purchased for the permanent collection. Together these works provide a cross-section of the Texas Art Collection and also represent the powerful choices that continue to shape the collection today.

[from the Witte website]
Rudolf Staffel: Gathering Light
October 6, 2016 – May 29, 2017
Journey into Rudolf Staffel’s world in the Laura and Sam Dawson Gallery with Rudolf Staffel: Gathering Light and experience a special debut of selected works by Staffel that the Witte acquired in 2014.
Staffel began his artistic career in San Antonio and took classes under artist José Arpa and Xavier Gonzalez, Arpa’s nephew. In 1944 Staffel studied with abstract artist Hans Hoffman where he learned a new way of contracting and expanding planes with the “push-pull” effect. His exploration of the push-pull, light and dark, would influence his work for the rest of his life. Discover his paintings, drawings and pottery in this amazing exhibition.
[from the Witte website]
SOUTH TEXAS 
1030 East Lavaca St.

Beaumont, TX 77705

 
Beaumont Collects: Works of Art from Southeast Texas Collectors
Jan. 6 – March 3, 2017
Reception: Jan. 20, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
[from the DM website]
1200 Smith Street

Houston, TX 77702

On My Journey Now: The Legacy of John Biggers

January 11 – April 3, 2017

The legacy of artist John Biggers can be found not only on the walls of Texas Southern University, but in the works of many of his students who are now veterans of Houston’s art scene. On My Journey Now – The Legacy of John Biggers will highlight early works of Dr. Biggers accompanied by works of his accomplished and respected students, who were taught by him during his 34 years as a professor in the art department he founded at Texas Southern University. Curated by Sally Reynolds.

OPENING RECEPTION January 18 | 5 – 6:30 PM

[from the ABat2AC website]

  

200 West Jones Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78215
Julian Onderdonk and the Texan Landscape
January 20 – April 23, 2017
Every Texan knows, there is something special about Texas landscapes. What many may not know is how important Julian Onderdonk (1882-1922) was to Texas art and to the depictions of Texas landscapes.

“Julian Onderdonk’s work still influences the way visitors revere-and artists paint-the Texas landscape,” said William Keyse Rudolph, PhD. the Marie and Hugh Halff Curator of American Art and Mellon Chief Curator. “It is exciting to share these works-many from private collections-with our visitors.” The San Antonio native and American impressionist is best known for his signature bluebonnets and of the Texas countryside; however, he spent his formative years training in New York under American artist William Merritt Chase (a fine example of Chase’s work is represented in the Museum’s collection, Mrs. Chase and Child, circa 1889). It is only after returning to Texas in 1909, that Onderdonk portrayed the distinctive surroundings of his state at different times of day and became admired by collectors. Julian Onderdonk and the Texan Landscape presents a select group of more than 25 Onderdonk’s paintings, from views of the Long Island landscape to sweeping impressions of the iconic Texas bluebonnet, bringing Texas history to light. The exhibition was organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and coincides with the publication of Julian Onderdonk: A Catalogue Raisonné

by Harry A. Halff and Elizabeth Halff, who spent twenty years tracking down the works.

[from the SAMA website]
500 Main St.

Beaumont, TX

77701
Jose Arpa: A Spanish Impressionist in Texas
March 11 – May 28, 2017
Jose Arpa y Perea (1858-1952) opened a studio in San Antonio around 1901 and became an important part of the San Antonio school. Born in Carmona, the son of a cobbler, Arpa began studying part-time at the Academia des Bellas Artes (Academy of Fine Arts) in Seville, Spain, in 1868. He became a full-time student by 1876 and from 1882 to 1886 painted in Rome. Returning to Spain in 1886, Arpa sent paintings as part of the Spanish contingent for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, where Impressionism was all the rage. He traveled to San Antonio, Texas, in 1899, and exhibited in the San Antonio International Fair in 1900. Arpa met Robert and Julian Onderdonk and divided his time between Mexico, Spain, and San Antonio until 1923, when he founded a painting school in San Antonio. Arpa continued to exhibit frequently at museums and galleries throughout Texas as well as New York and Spain. He won the “Texas Prize” at the Texas Wildflower Exhibition in 1927, and exhibited in the remaining two “Davis Competitions” in 1928 and 1929. Arpa permanently returned to Spain in 1931. This exhibition will be the first major Arpa exhibition since 1998, and is organized by the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas. A full color catalogue published by the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum will be available for sale in the AMSET gift shop.
[from the AMSET website]
1705 W. Missouri Ave.
Midland, TX 79701
New Permanent Collections

The new permanent collections galleries showcase some of the Museum’s best portraits and landscapes; this pop-up exhibition examines a different genre of art: the still life. Although they represent a small part of the Museum collection, these works of art give viewers an insight into some prominent objects in Southwestern art. Featuring works from the Taos Society of Artists, the Texas Regionalists and many others, this exhibition explores the world of fruit, flowers and other objects that are the focus of artists’ study. Still Lifesalso incorporates educational activities, including the opportunity to sketch in the gallery.

[from the MSW website]
WEST TEXAS
 
One Arts Festival Plaza
El Paso, TX 79901
 
Eldridge Hardie: Art of a Life in Sport
October 23, 2016 – March 5, 2017

Hardie is a Texas-born artist who grew up hunting and fishing in the El Paso area. As a young man, Hardie moved to St. Louis to study painting at the Washington University School of Fine Art and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1964. After college Hardie met Tom Lea, who arranged several portrait commissions. Since 1966 Hardie has lived and worked in Denver, CO. Hardie has exhibited at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, the Gilcrease Museum, the C. M. Russell Museum, and the American Museum of Flyfishing. Hardie’s 2001 painting In Rough Country 
won the Texas Quail Stamp Award in 2002.
[from the EPMA website]
 


One Love Street
San Angelo, TX 76903
 
Jose Arpa: Spanish Painter in Texas
December 9, 2016 – February 5, 2017

This major exhibition showcases Arpa as one of the artists who brought Impressionism to the Lone Star state. Organized by the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

[from the SAMFA website]
201 S. 2nd Street
Albany, TX 76430
TEXAS MODERNS: Sallie Gillespie, Wade Jolly, Blanche McVeigh, and Evaline Sellors
September 17, 2016 – February 11, 2017
The exhibit marks the first time in more than eighty years that works by these four influential Texas teachers who taught at the Fort Worth School of Fine Arts in the 1930s have been shown in a group exhibition. These four people and their school enabled a network of aspiring artists, several of whom bonded in the 1940s into the progressive group known as the Fort Worth Circle.
[from the OJAC website]
102 Cypress Street
Abilene, TX 79601
Spanish Texas: Legend and Legacy
September 24, 2016 – March 11, 2017
The history of Texas as a unique blend of Spanish, Native American, Mexican and Anglo-American traditions will be the focus of five related exhibitions on all three floors of The Grace Museum tracing early Spanish exploration and colonization of Texas, Spanish missions and presidios, the vaquero tradition as well as Mexican, Native American and Anglo-European lasting contributions to Texas culture.
[from TGM website]

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Opening Reception Oct. 10 for Lily Mirsky at Kamme

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Opening Reception for Photographer Lily Mirsky.

October 10,2015 6:00- 9:00 Pm

Hear her inspiring story of coming to this country with nothing and becoming the amazing photographer she is. Be drawn into her beautiful, soulful works as they speak to your heart.

Enjoy an evening of art, food, wine and meet the artist. Free.

Show runs through November 14, 2015

Kamme Art Gallery 304 Bolivar, Sanger TX 76266

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FWCAC events & receptions for the month of July

FWCAC focus

In the Spotlight

The Larry Kleinschmidt Collection of Texas Art Larry Kleinschmidt

 

This collection is the product of Fort Worth native Larry Kleinschmidt’s love of art and determination to uncover paintings, prints and sculptures that have survived from the city’s colorful past. After countless trips to local estate sales, flea markets, antique shops, galleries and auctions, his collection has come to feature artworks made between 1920 and 1980 by many of the community’s earliest and most accomplished artists. It contains scarce examples of the motifs and painting styles that defined local art up to and during the Great Depression, along with works that exemplify the rise of modern art in Texas during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Many local artists rose to prominence during the 20th century. Their stories are preserved in the Larry Kleinschmidt Collection and sister collections around the city. It is Larry’s hope that these stories will resonate with you and that similarly-minded collectors will, in the future, devote their time and energy to discovering even more evidence of the fascinating connection between Fort Worth and the talented painters, printmakers and sculptors who have called this city home.
In the Galleries
fwcacjulyNEW GALLERY EXHIBITS FOR JULY
Receptions for the Artists

Friday, July 10  6:00 – 9:00 pm


New
In the Galleries
July 10 – August 22, 2015
Focus Gallery One: Snapshots: Works on Paper

John Mattson’s paintings are the cartoons of a soul unable to ignore the psychic distress inherent in our lives. Deep within each of us is a core of truth that scares us, and Mattson strives to make this visual with an ever-maturing iconography.  MORE


Focus Gallery Two: The Dreaming of the Trees

Influenced by her years in Morocco as a Peace Corps volunteer, Stacy Elko developed a visual language that reflected the traditional henna designs of Morocco and the greater Maghreb. In this exhibit, she uses ephemeral media of handmade paper and cane to create a fragility within the structure, while exploring ideas of cultural exchange and interaction with the environment. MORE 
July 10 – 30, 2015

Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild Sale and Exhibit

Members of the Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild will hold a special sale of handmade ceramic works and then an exhibit of exemplary ceramics during the remainder of July. MORE   

 

The Larry Kleinschmidt Collection of Texas Art

One of only a few local collections that mirrors the earliest history of the Fort Worth art community, this is the product of Fort Worth native Larry Kleinschmidt’s love of art and determination to uncover paintings, prints and sculptures that have survived from the city’s colorful past.  MORE

From Our Bardoodle

Nicole Dane & Vanessa Delp are two individual artists brought into collaboration through their mutual interest in emotion and spirituality and those qualities’ roles in shaping the self. MORE 


Selections

Each year the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association (FWADA) presents an exhibition featuring a variety of works from FWADA member galleries. MORE

Geometric Abstractions of Classical Art

A series that developed from Donald Matheson’s love and admiration of classical art, making reference to their color and composition. . MORE

July 10 – September 29, 2015
TAC Featured Artist Linda Reedy: A Sense of Place 

An exploration of the inherent sense of belonging to a place.  MORE

July 10 – August 30, 2015
ART7 Gallery 2956 Crockett Street 
Curvature

Contemporary abstract and representational work with an emphasis on the curvature of a line.

 In the Theatres

 

July 10 – 26, 2014 SSG Summer Music Series

Stolen Shakespeare Guild presents “SSG Summer Music Series” with Oklahoma!by Rodgers and Hammerstein in the Sanders Theatre and July 11 – 25, 2015, Little Red Riding Boots. Little Red Riding Boots performs in the mornings beforeOklahoma! at 10am and 12 noon on Friday and Saturday. Join Billy and Little Red in a journey to Grandma’s House! Ages 3+, Shows last about 45 minutes.
For tickets To order tickets by phone please call Theatre Mania at 1-866-811-4111.

July 30 – August 2, Look Up: An Original Musical
Kids Who Care present Look Up: An Original Musical in the Scott Theatre. Matinee performances Saturday and Sunday at 2pm, evening performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm.  LOOK UP is a profound new musical that examines the digital world and the effect it has had on our lives. While it seems we have become an “All About Me” society, LOOK UP reminds us of the real possibilities of how new technologies can have an extraordinary impact on our world.  For tickets and information

Special Events

 

Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild Sale
July 10, 5 – 9pm; July 11, 10 – 4pm
Sizzling Summer Sale! Functional pottery and beautiful ceramic sculpture for sale by local artists.

FWADA Selections Curator Panel
July 14, 2015; 7pm
A panel featuring speakers Maggie Adler, Assistant Curator, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Alison Hearst, Assistant Curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Gabriel Ritter, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Dallas Museum of Art. These featured speakers will share their insights into new trends in museum curatorial practice and give previews to upcoming exhibitions at their respective venues. Presentations will be followed by a brief period for questions and answers, and the event is free and open to the public.David McCullough: The Greater Journey
July 18, 2015; 6pmThe Amon Carter Museum presents: David McCullough: The Greater Journeyin the Scott Theatre. Acclaimed author David McCullough will discuss his book The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris in conjunction with the exhibition Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention. McCullough is twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, twice winner of the National Book Award, and has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. Registration is currently full; check back to see if seats become available. Call 817.989.5030 or emailvisitors@cartermuseum.org This program is made possible by an anonymous donor.

 

Yoga at ART7

Tuesday nights
6:15 – 7:15
All levels, Music & Flow. Come be inspired. Bring your mat. Led by Ashley D. Brand. 2956 Crockett St. Validated parking.

FWCAC’s ARTshop 

ARTshop, a small gift shop comprised of unique one of kind artist-made pieces in the ARTs Center. Come in to find original jewelry, ceramics, glass, woodwork, metalwork, wearable art, handmade prints and cards, photography and other fine art and craft works that make perfect gifts for any occasion.


Every Thursday, Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate hosts Dances & Classes!

Beginner lessons start at 8:00PM. Dance until 11:30PM to DJ’d tunes every Thursday. The cost of admission to FWSDS weekly dances is just $7.00 for non-members, or $5.00 for members/students/affiliates (with valid ID). WEBSITE

 

 

Planning a special event?

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is the perfect place to have a wedding, meeting, conference or any other special event. Whether it’s a private or corporate event – we can accommodate with beautiful spaces, catering and stunning local art.  MORE 

Job Opportunities

We’re Hiring

The Arts Center is hiring a part-time Event Manager. This person will direct and coordinate the work of event support personnel, liaise with clients and vendors, and serve as theatrical front of house manager if needed. Must have the ability to communicate in the English language and have basic computer skills. Hours are part-time, usually night and weekend hours, as needed. Send inquiries or resumes to Marla Owen.

 

The Arts Council of Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Community Arts Center offers equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability status or sexual orientation.

Artist Opportunities

TAC

The Arts Center welcomes submissions from all artists in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas – Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hill, Hood, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufmann, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise counties for the 2015 Art in the Metroplex Exhibition.  Exhibition is October 9 – 30, 2015 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Juror is Peter Doroshenko of the Dallas Contemporary. Awards TBA. Deadline August 22, 2015. Artists may submit up to three pieces.  Non-refundable fee is $35.  Full Prospectus and Entry Form

 

The Texas Artists Coalition is a membership program designed to offer benefits for artists in the North Texas community. The mission of the TAC is to support the career development of artists, whether they are emerging or established, amateur or professional.

Programs of the TAC are supported by the Arts Council of Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.   
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Larry Kleinschmidt Collection of Texas Art opens July 10

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The Larry Kleinschmidt Collection of Texas Art

A message from Texas Art Expo

Larry Kleinschmidt and Collectors of Fort Worth Art cordially invite you to attend the opening reception for The Larry Kleinschmidt Collection of Texas Art exhibition. In the early 20th century Fort Worth had artists and intellectuals who worked to make a difference in the city’s quality of life. Today their art is the evidence of who they were and what they accomplished. The Larry Kleinschmidt Collection of Texas Art focuses on this critical period in Fort Worth’s cultural history. The collection is the product of Fort Worth native Larry Kleinschmidt’s love of art and his determination to uncover paintings, prints and sculptures that survive from the city’s colorful past. Finding these artworks required years of effort and countless trips to local estate sales, flea markets, antique shops, art galleries and auctions. 45 selected pieces from Larry’s collection, representing local art made before and during the Great Depression (1910-1939) along with works that exemplify the rise of modern art in Texas during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, highlight this once-in-a-lifetime exhibit.

Please come to the opening reception on Friday July 10th, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Complimentary exhibition Read the July issue of 360 West Magazine or visit http://www.fwcac.com/?exhibition_detail/4424 – booklets available.

Larry Kleinschmidt

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Texas Modernists exhibits in Amarillo

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Texas Modernists

May 28 – October 24, 2015

Five exhibitions celebrating important Texas modern artists and midcentury fashion and design–Seymour Fogel: On The Wall & Beyond; The Abstract Impulse; Ray & Charles Eames: Masters of the 20th Century Design; Fabulous Fifties Fashion & Design.

Grace Museum 

102 Cypress Street, Abilene, TX 79601

 

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A New Look at the West Show & Sale Oct. 25

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Pearce Museum at Navarro College offers Opening Day events for A New Look at the West that Excite, Educate, and Entertain

The Pearce Museum at Navarro College offers visitors, artists, patrons, and anyone with artistic interests a chance to explore the exciting, ever-changing world of Western Art through A New Look at the West. This large-scale Show & Sale opens to the public October 25, 2014 with a full day of events focused on Western Art at Pearce Museum.

The day starts out with demonstrations from artists participating in the show. At 10 am, artist Kara Young showcases her mixed media techniques, and will provide insight into the use of paper-making and copper smelting in her artwork.

Handmade paper is the “canvas” that enhances the organic, “soft” feeling of my creations. The unique nature of my work is in combining fired metals, paper, and other materials to represent nature’s process of aging as found in rusted metals, dry river beds, and stained stone walls.
-Kara Young

Trish Booth will follow with an in-depth look at her oil paintings and the use of abstraction in her landscapes.

Vernacular and historic architecture along with landscape are the vehicles I use to convey isolation and otherness. Representational, yet surreal, paintings inhabit a twilight zone between reality and imagination. Abstracting the images to various degrees further incorporate a sense of mystery allowing structures and landscapes to read as symbolic spaces – as portals or refuges.
-Trish Booth

Rounding out the artist demonstrations is scratchboard artist Stephanie Ford. She will shed light on her unique method of art-making through a special, rarely used, media.

I use my extensive background in history to create detailed works in scratchboard. A subtractive medium, I feel many times as if I am pulling a scene from history out of the shadows. I create work on ink coated clayboards using tools such as hobby knives, steel wool, and sandpaper.
-Stephanie Ford

In the afternoon, from 2:30 to 4 pm, The Pearce Museum at Navarro College will host several professionals in the Western Art field who will participate in a discussion panel to explore the genre as it has progressed and changed. How do artists today define the Western Art genre? Is the “New West” movement counter to traditional Western Art? And what role can Western Art play in educating new generations about life in the West- both historical and current? These questions and others will be debated in detail as we attempt to navigate the genre.
In the evening, the Museum invites patrons to join us for a special dinner and awards ceremony recognizing the artists participating in the show. After food, fun, and conversation, guests move to the Western Art gallery to enjoy desserts and the opening of the sale. All works of art will be for sale and the proceeds benefit the Pearce Museum at Navarro College, helping support educational programs, events, and exhibitions that further the museum’s mission:
To connect with the past by engaging todays visitor through personal perspectives of the Civil War and the American West.
The opening events for A New Look at the West promise to be exciting, informative, and entertaining for all. Artist demonstrations and the discussion panel are free and open to the public. To purchase tickets to the Awards Dinner and Show & Sale, contact Pearce Museum staff at 903-875-7642.

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