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VAST Summer Class: Watercolor Landscape and Portrait with Stephen Zhang

VAST is sponsoring the summer class Watercolor Landscape and Portrait, taught by Artist Stephen Zhang.   Dates of Class: June 24, July 8, July 22, August 5 Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Place: via Zoom Fee: VAST Members $180, Non-Members $180 plus cost of membership $35+ (https://vastarts.org/membership/join/) Limit: 12   To Register: Sign up …

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Stephen Zhang: Watercolor Landscapes – VAST’s May Guest Artist Presentation via Zoom May 6th

On Wednesday, May 6th at 7 pm, we will have our VAST monthly meeting via Zoom. Zoom is a way to communicate using your phone or computer to communicate with others on their computer. Stephen Zhang will be presenting information on watercolor landscapes.

First you will need to download the Zoom app at this url: …

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Getting Your Art Off the Walls by Mindy Faubian and Gail Cope – VAST’s March 4th Guest Artists

Please join the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST), on March 4th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm forGetting Your Art Off the Walls by artists Mindy Faubian and Gail Cope. The program will be about how to find new ways to use your artwork other than exhibitions and hanging it on the walls of homes …

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Presentation by Painter Bev Boren – VAST’s February Guest Artist

Please join The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST), for a presentation and demonstration by Artist Bev Boren on  Wednesday, February 5th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Ms. Boren paints in oil and watercolor. Her work is primarily the result of her need to …

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Randall M. Good Presentation and Demo – Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST)’ January Guest Artist

You are invited to join the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) on Wednesday, January 8th at 6:45 p.m. for a presentation and demonstration by Randall M. Good at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.  Good will present on his “old masters” style of art which is influenced by the Italian …

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5th Annual VASTFEST Holiday Social and Shopping Event Dec. 4

You are invited to the 5th Annual VASTFEST on December 4th from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

VASTFEST is a fun holiday social and shopping event.

Meet local artists and see their art and handmade items while you enjoy soup, wine, hot cider and …

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Sketching and Painting Presentation by Sudeep Kumar – VAST’s November Guest Artist

Please join The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST), on November 6th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm. at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX., for a presentation by Sudeep Kumar. Sudeep is an award-winning artist living in Frisco Texas. He will present information on sketching, including a sketching demo followed by …

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Needlefelting by Umut Demirguc Thurman – VAST Oct. 2 Guest Artist Presentation

What:  Needlefelting by Umut Demirguc Thurman – VAST October Guest Artist Presentation

When:You are invited to a presentation and demonstration by Umut Demirguc Thurman on Needlefelting on October 2nd, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Needlefelting is the process of interlocking wool fibers into position with …

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Historically Significant Stained Glass in Denton, Texas – by VAST September 4th Guest Artist Christie A. Wood

You are invited to a presentation by glass artist Christie A. Wood on some of the historically significant stained glass artwork in Denton, Texas. The presentation takes place  September 4th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Christie will present artwork made from the 1930’s through …

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Opening Reception of the 31st Annual VAST Members Exhibition on July 19

You are invited to the Opening Reception of the 31st Annual VAST Members Exhibition that takes place on July 19th, from 6 – 8 pm at UNT on the Square, 109 N Elm St, Denton, TX .

VAST sponsors this annual event to offer its members an important opportunity to enter their work in a …

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Call for Entries – 31st Annual VAST Members Exhibition

The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) sponsors the annual VAST Members Exhibition to offer its members an important opportunity to enter their work in a juried exhibition that showcases members only. The exhibit provides an excellent venue for the North Texas community to appreciate the high quality and diverse nature of art produced by …

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Merging Visions Exhibition

Merging Visions, a collaborative exhibit of art and poetry, will open with a reception 6:00- 8:00 pm., June 7 at the Patterson-Appleton Art Center (PA-AC) 400 E. Hickory Street in Denton. The event is open to the public.  The fun-filled opening reception will provide opportunities to view the art paired with poetry, participate in a …

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Crystal Nelson: May 1st Demo in Acrylic Inks, Acrylic Paint and Watercolor at the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST)

You are invited to a demonstration by artist Crystal Nelson on May 1st, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX..

Crystal’s presentation will focus on a technique for creating colorful abstract backgrounds using acrylic ink, fluid acrylics, and liquid watercolor. Images are then “found” and drawn in …

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Lin Hampton Oil and Pastel Painting Presentation at VAST April 3

You are invited to VAST’s guest artist presentation featuring oil and pastel artist Lin Hampton from 6:45 pm – 9pm on Wednesday, April 3rd at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas. Lin works in oil and pastels. She will present information on painting with pastels and demonstrate different techniques you can use to get …

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A Walk in the Park: the Art of Wilderness

The Visual Arts Society of Texas welcomes Harlan W. Butt as our guest artist on March 6th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, TX. Harlan is an artist with over 40 years of experience working in metal and enamel who specializes in making vessels inspired by the human relationship …

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Artist Michael Holter Presentation

You are invited to a presentation by Texas artist Michael Holter. Mr. Holter that takes place February 6th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, TX. Mr. Holter works in both watercolor and oil.

Michael says, “I think of my work as impressionistic. I like to represent people or places …

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Demonstration by Artist Crystal Nelson Jan. 2, 2019

You are invited to a demonstration by artist Crystal Nelson on January 2nd, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm, and the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton,  TX..

Crystal’s presentation will focus on a technique for creating colorful abstract backgrounds using acrylic ink, fluid acrylics and liquid watercolor. Images are then “found” and …

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VASTFEST Holiday Social and Shopping Dec. 5

You are invited to VASTFEST!

VASTFEST is a fun holiday social and shopping event that takes place December 5th, from 5 pm – 8:30 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Come and meet local Denton artists, listen to live music by the Gypsy Cats, enjoy appetizers, win door …

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“Wait! We’re Hosting Thanksgiving??? Quick! Fix the House!” A Demo Nov. 7 by Artist Carol Stoecker at VAST

You are invited to: “Wait!  We’re Hosting Thanksgiving??? Quick!  Fix the House!” A Demo by Artist Carol Stoecker at VAST.  The event takes place on November 7th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas.

Carol will be demonstrating step-by-step how she makes stone and brick texture and then …

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Opening Reception for Merging Visions 2018: A Collaborative Exhibit of Art and Poetry

You are invited to the Opening Reception for Merging Visions 2018: A Collaborative Exhibit of Art and Poetry on Sunday, October 21, from 2-4 pm at the Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N Charles St, Lewisville, TX.

The Merging Visions exhibition is a collaboration between the Denton Poets’ Assembly and the Visual Arts Society …

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Junanne Peck, Printmaking and the Spontaneous Mark – VAST October 3rd Guest Artist Demonstration

Join VAST for a printmaking demonstration by accomplished artist Junanne Peck on October 3rd, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. Information about her art and demonstration of various printmaking techniques will be presented. This lecture will be the close of her 3 day workshop held in Denton which will include …

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Opening Reception for Merging Visions 2018 Exhibition Oct. 21

You are invited to the Opening Reception for Merging Visions 2018: A Collaborative Exhibit of Art and Poetry on Sunday, October 21, from 2-4 pm at the Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater (100 North Charles Street, Lewisville, TX 75057).

The Merging Visions exhibition is a collaboration between the Denton Poets’ Assembly and the Visual …

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VAST Demonstration on Clay Cups: Mindy Faubion on Sept. 5

The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) invites you to a demonstration on making cups from clay by artist Mindy Faubion on September 5th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, located at 400 East Hickory Street, Denton, TX.

“It can take me forever to choose the right coffee cup in …

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Award Winners of the VAST 29th Annual Juried Members Exhibition

The Visual Arts Society of Texas Announced Winners of its 29th Annual Juried Members Exhibition

July 24 – August 15, 2018
UNT on the Square
109 N. Elm, Denton, TX, 76201

Congratulations to the award winners of this year’s VAST Juried Members Exhibition. The awards were announced at the opening reception on …

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Artist Linka Behn’s presentation “Grandmother’s Pearls and a Teacher’s Note: Connection and Direction,” at VAST on May 2

You are invited to a presentation by artist Linka Behn at the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST), on May 2nd, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. Behn’s presentation is entitled “Grandmother’s Pearls and a Teacher’s Note: Connection and Direction”.

Behn states, “I’ve always drawn. Born in SE Texas, and …

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Angelia Ford at the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST)

You are invited to a presentation by Multimedia Artist Angelia Ford on April 4th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Ms. Ford is a Dallas-based artist who has this to say about her art:

“As an artist, I have always been motivated to create work …

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Justine Wollaston, “Who Am I Kidding? Stuff I’ve learned as a Professional Creative” at VAST – March 7

The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) invites you to a presentation by artist Justine Wollaston entitled: “Who Am I Kidding? Stuff I’ve learned as a Professional Creative.”  The presentation takes place March 7th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Justine uses a variety of media in …

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Jo Williams: Living Art Documentary Film Showing and Painting Demonstration at VAST on Feb. 7

The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) proudly invites you to see the documentary film entitled Jo Williams: Living Art followed by a watercolor painting demonstration on February 7th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center,  400 East Hickory Street, in Denton, TX.

Living Art: Jo Williams …

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Opening Reception Jan. 12 for the 12th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition

You are invited to the opening reception for The Visual Arts Society of Texas’ 12th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition that takes place January 12, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm (Awards 6:30 pm), at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Gough Gallery, 400 East Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201The reception is free and open to the …

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Presentation by Artist Jane E. Jones Jan. 3 in Denton

 

You are invited to a presentation by Jane E. Jones sponsored by the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST), on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 6:45-9 p.m., at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Ms. Jones is a watercolor artist who has served as a workshop instructor, demonstrator, and …

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VASTFest 2017 on Dec. 6

You are invited to VASTFest 2017 that takes place on Wednesday, December 6th from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 East Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201.

VASTFest is a holiday shopping and social event. Come and meet VAST Artists, have snacks and refreshments, and buy one-of-a-kind art gifts made …

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VAST’s 12th ANNUAL 125-MILE VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION – Call for Entries – Due Nov. 10th

12th ANNUAL 125-MILE VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION – Call for Entries – Due Nov. 10th

This exhibition is sponsored by the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) and will take place January 13-February 24, 2018 at the Gough Gallery in the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX, 76201

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Presentation by Artist Kim Collins Nov. 1 in Denton

You are invited to a presentation by Artist Kim Collins sponsored by the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST), on Wednesday, November 1st from 7-9 p.m. at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Ms. Collins is a Fort Worth, TX abstract artist whose work is heavily influenced by the tangled …

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A Presentation by Ana M. Lopez, Metalsmith, Educator and Decorative Arts Scholar Oct. 4

You are invited to a presentation by Ana M. Lopez on Wednesday, October 4th from 7-9 p.m. at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX .  Ms. Lopez is a metalsmith, educator and decorative arts scholar. Her creative work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, receiving a juror’s award from the …

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Presentation by Jim & Brandy Gilliam of Cadillac Art & Frame at the Sept. 6 Visual Arts Society of Texas meeting

You are invited to a presentation by Jim and Brandy Gilliam of Cadillac Art & Frame of Little Elm on the business of framing your artwork on Wednesday, September 6th from 7-9 p.m. , at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Cadillac Art & Frame is a family owned business …

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