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ARTRAGEOUS! in Lewisville


Visual Art League of Lewisville presents, “ARTRAGEOUS!” an interactive exhibition of innovative and unusual art!.

January 7 – January 28, 2017

MCL Grand Gallery, 100 North Charles Street, Lewisville

Gallery open Tuesday through Saturday from 10-5  show runs through January 28th.

Admission is free and open to the public.








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Artregeous by The Visual Art League of Lewisville


The Visual Art League of Lewisville will present “Artrageous” , an innovative exhibit at the MCL Grand Gallery in January. Flyer: poster-letter-size-jpg

The opening reception is Saturday, January 7th from 7-9.

Come See the Visual Art League of Lewisville’s
Interactive Exhibition of Innovative and Unusual Art!
January 7th – January 28th

MCL Grand Theater Gallery 100 North Charles St. Lewisville
Gallery Open 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday Through Saturday

Free Admission!

Visual Art League of Lewisville http://visualartleague.org

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VAL’s Fresh Ideas regional show in Lewisville – entry deadline June 30


Fresh Ideas 2016

Visual Art League of Lewisville
Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater
100 North Charles St.
Lewisville TX 7505

Juror: Director of the Art Galleries at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Sara-Jayne Parsons

The Visual Art League of Lewisville, Texas is pleased to announce a call for entries for the Fresh Ideas 2016 juried show how to be held at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater art gallery in Lewisville, Texas from July 30 through September 10, 2016.

The exhibition is open to all visual artists who reside in Texas and contiguous states (Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico). The non-refundable entry fee is $50 for non-members of VAL and $35 for VAL members for a maximum of three (3) pieces of work. Membership forms to join VAL can be found at  http://visualartleague.org/test/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Membership-application.pdf.

Only original 2D and 3D art work (oil, watercolors, acrylics, pastel, mixed media, collage, drawing, prints, photography, ceramics, textiles, fiber, encaustic, jewelry and sculpture) created in the last two (2) years which has not previously been shown in any VAL juried exhibit will be considered for inclusion in the show. Original means works conceived and created by the artist and not created in a classroom setting. The maximum size of entries into this year’s competition is 50” x 50” including the frame. All 3D artwork must be able to sit on a pedestal no larger than 20” x 14”” or on the floor. Only one work of those entered by each artist may be selected by the juror to be exhibited in the show.

Submissions of entries into the show will be via (https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3457) and must meet the requirements of that site for size and type of image that is accepted.


Fee: $50.00 ( Non Member- Fresh Ideas 2016)
Fee: $35.00 (VAL Member- Fresh Ideas 2016)
Entry Deadline: 6/30/16

Fresh Ideas 2016 is the latest iteration of VAL’s long-standing tradition of mounting prestigious juried exhibitions of new art works that represent current trends in modern art. Shown in the beautiful 2,000 sq ft Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater Center art gallery (seehttp://www.mclgrand.com and http://visualartleague.org/about), Fresh Ideas has been expanded this year to include regional artists to bring additional vitality to the Visual Art League’s exhibition series. $2,000 in awards


  • Calendar
  • DEADLINE: Friday, July 1st, 2016, 1:00 AM Central Daylight Time (all subsequent times here are CDT). Entries due at https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3457
  • Friday, July 1st – Friday, July 8th. Judging
  • Monday, July 11th. Artists notified of acceptance into the exhibition
  • Saturday, July 16: Accepted entries due at MCL Grand (shipping/mailing address: Visual Art League, Medical Center of Lewisville Theater, 100 North Charles St., Lewisville TX 75057, classroom 2) between 1:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Friday, July 29: Opening Reception 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Award Ceremony 8:00 pm, MCL Grand art gallery
  • Saturday, September 10: Final day of Exhibit
  • Saturday, September 10 5:00 – 6:00 pm and Monday September 12 1:00 to 3:00, Pick up entries
  • Week of September 10, 2016 – Return of shipped artwork


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Visual Art League of Lewisville Exhibits (and call for art)








VAL Retrospective and More

November 14 – December 31, 2015

MCL Grand Art Gallery, Lewisvile


Artists exhibiting are Karren Garces, Jennifer Horn, Kathleen Mekallek, Robert Terrell, Pepper McCarty, R’Lene Winters, R. Dave McRedmond, Lambert Mathieu, Jean Mason, Christie Martin, Maurice Leatherbury, Kristin Basta, Elaine Nienkamp, Lisa Chittenden, Barbara “Pilar” Barnett, Betzy McBreen, Bree Smith, Kathleen Stringer, Lorraine Hayes, Wanda Grice, Valerie Corwin, Jackie Haugen, Tina Alvarez, Colleen Drew, Kartika Anderson, Sunny Raschke, Irma Murray, Linda Chidsey, Daren Fagan. For more photos of the show, see the website: http://visualartleague.org/



“WinterWonderland” Show

MCL Grand North Wing Gallery

November 14 – December 31 2015




“A Few Of My Favorite Things”
VAL Juried Members Exhibit at the MCL Grand Art Gallery
January 9 – January 30 2016  Prospectus: here
Important dates:
  • Monday Jan. 4 3:00 – 5:00 PM and Tuesday Jan.5 3:00 to 6:00 PM  Entries accepted at MCL Grand
  • Saturday, Jan 9 7:00 – 9:00 PM Opening Reception
  • Sat. January 30 5 PM – 6 PM and Monday February 1 1:00 – 3;00 PM Artwork pick up at the end of the show at MCL Grand Gallery

“ASEL Award Winners” Show
MCL Grand North Wing Gallery
January 6 – February 28 2016

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Fresh Ideas Show 2015, Visual Art of Lewisville

The Visual Art of Lewisville, Texas is pleased to announce the opening reception for the Fresh Ideas Show on Saturday, June 27th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will be held at the MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery in Lewisville, Texas.


The reception will include refreshments, and music from local duo JUST US, singer-songwriters Julie and Jeff Cater. The band is known for their clean vocals, tight harmonies, and energetic guitar riffs. They will perform their acoustic mix of originals and great classics.

The Juror this year is Diane Reader Dorn. Diane’s work is featured in numerous public, private, and corporate collections, including the Longview Museum of Fine Art. Her achievements include the prestigious Pauline Bishop Leman Memorial Award for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas. Diane holds a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art.

The show will be on display from June 27 to August 8, 2015. Visit www.visualartleague.org for more information. The Visual Art League of Lewisville may be contacted via email on their website, or by phone at (972) 219-8446.

The MCL Grand Theater is located at 100 N. Charles Street in Lewisville, Texas.

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