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Oil and Cotton Adult Workshops

817 W. Davis St. #110
Dallas, TX 75208
214.942.0474
http://www.oilandcotton.com/

 

Listings through November 2017

Adult Weekly Art Class
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Sept 29 Natural Dye Series: Painting with Mordants Swatchbook
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Sept 30 Portrait Watercolor
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Oct 8 Leatherworking
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Oct 6 Voice as Primary Instrument
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Oct 13 & 20 Calligraphy: Spencerian
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Oct 14 Floral Painting:Intro to Acrylics and Oil
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Oct 15 Macrame Lace Planter
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Oct 15 – Nov 5 DIY Screenprinting
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Oct 21 Pattern and Construction: Leather Clutch
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Oct 22 Marbling
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Oct 27 Natural Dye Series: Shibori & Indigo Tea Towels
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Oct 28 Abstract Painting
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Oct 29 Embroidered Bouquet
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Nov 10 Calligraphy: Intro to Pen & Ink
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Nov 11 Machine Stitched Baskets
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Nov 17 Natural Dye Series: Immersion Dyeing Swatchbook
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Nov 18 Frame Loom Weaving
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Nov 19 Introduction to Handmade Filmmaking

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Over, Under and Beyond: Fort Worth Weavers Guild biennial show Sept. 9-30

The Fort Worth Weavers Guild biennial show is always a beautiful event. There will be handwoven items of silk, wool, cotton, and even some surprise elements. These fibers are woven into scarves, towels, wall hangings, rugs and sculptures. The members of the guild go all out to show their best work!

Location: Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Date: September 9-30, 2017

Opening Reception: September 9, 6-9 PM

For more about the guild, see the website: https://fortworthweaversguild.org/

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Summer Art Classes at Oil & Cotton

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817 W. Davis St. #110
Dallas, TX 75208
214.942.0474

http://www.oilandcotton.com/

Oil and Cotton opened in September 2010. Blending an appreciation of the past with current multidisciplinary art practices, our students are invited to engage in the expressive languages of both music and visual art. Our hands-on classes are taught by professionals with knowledge of traditional and contemporary practice. We provide creative space for education, exhibition, performance and exchange between the public and the art community.

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June 3 Floral Painting:Intro to Acrylics and Oil
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June 17 Intro to Printmaking
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Jun 25 Frame Loom Weaving
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July 9 Leatherworking
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July 14 Intro to Calligraphy
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July 16 Portrait Watercolor
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July 23 Embroidered Bouquet
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July 30 Macrame Lace Plant Hanger
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Aug 4 & 11 Clay Spoon
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Aug 5 & 6 New Media: Pure Data Programming
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Aug 13 Total Eclipse of the Sun-glasses
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Aug 19 & 20 Natural Dyeing Yarn: Red, Yellow, Blue

 

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Textiles Workshop Weaving Series at Oil & Cotton

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TEXTILES WORKSHOPS

INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILES

with Sarita Westrup
Tuesdays, March 21-April 25, 7-9pm

In this 6 week Intro to Textiles course students will explore 2D and 3D techniques such as Shibori – a Japanese term for several methods of dyeing cloth with Indigo and forming a pattern by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, compressing, or capping; Block Printing –  create graphic repeat patterns on cloth. Learn to carve an image from a rubber block as well as how to print using screen printing inks; Silk Painting – learn how to use synthetic dyes to paint images on silk cloth. Students will lean how to prep the silk surface for painting and explore basic silk painting techniques and materials such as resist paste, salt, and alcohol, Basketry – learn how to make a three dimensional form using the coiling technique with cotton cord. Explore how to make closed bottoms, open bottom basket, and how to finish the lip of a basket.

INTRODUCTION TO WEAVING ON A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM

with June Covington
Sundays, March 5-19, 3-6pm

If you have wanted to try your hand at weaving, this three part workshop is the perfect place to start.  Participants will begin by learning how to weave on a loom that is already “dressed” or prepared with a warp. Everyone will complete a soft wrap/scarf or a cotton table runner.  Focus will be on weaving skills, fringe-making and finishing options. The class size will be SMALL so that hands-on guidance is available for every step of the process. Limited to four students. ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

COME WITH A FRIEND, MOTHER, OR LOVER FOR 10% OFF
REGISTER EARLY. WE KEEP IT SMALL.
WWW.OILANDCOTTON.COM

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Nov. 19 Holiday Open House at Earth to Art Studio

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Carolyn Bernard Young & Sherri Woodard Coffey

Invite you to join us Nov. 19th for some fabulous art and perfect holiday gifts.  Carolyn’s latest ceramic art in black and white sgraffito with bold surprises of color will be available, along with Sherri’s beautifully woven tapestry/Ikat work made from her hand-dyed wools.  We’ll be open 10am – 4pm, rain or shine, and there is plenty of parking in our new parking lot!  An artful day in the country – what could be better? There will be gourmet cookies and coffee, and you can pick up a map to Ken Orr Studios Open House in Azle too!  

Earth to Art Studio is located at 5660 Veal Station Rd, Weatherford, TX.  Map & directions are available at www.carolynyoungceramics.com/contact.  Reach Carolyn at 817-269-5375 or carolyn@earthtoart.com.

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Protecting Our Joy

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JM Gallery: Reception Nov. 5 – Jay Bailey, Doug Gray, and Susan Perkins

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Join JM Gallery Saturday, November 5th from 5 until 8 for an opening reception featuring work from Jay Bailey, Doug Gray, and Susan Perkins.

Jay Bailey, Doug Gray, and Susan Perkins work in different mediums, but they share a powerful aesthetic and vision. Each expresses volumes with just a few simple gestures. The vision they express with those gestures is one of hope in a world where people too often feel threatened and alone.

In Jay’s paintings and drawings, line and color coalesce into uneasy, conflicted figures that we see as embodiments of the “other” but also as reflections of ourselves—despite perceived differences, the human condition is shared.

Doug creates dramatic narratives in ceramics, using abstract avian forms to express the power of human connection in the face of anxiety and the unknown.

And Susan weaves fiber and paper into clean, calligraphic forms that both represent and embody the interconnected nature of our community; a community that is at once beautiful and damaged, yet inextricably bound together. We invite you to come enjoy the works of Jay, Doug, and Susan and to share with us in their vision.
ABOUT JM GALLERY // JM Gallery offers works of art on paper and sculptural forms that engage both the eye and the mind. The gallery promotes artists who create smart, visually compelling work and showcases their art in a space that is inviting and accessible. JM Gallery is committed to working closely with artists as they develop their work and careers and to developing lasting relationships with collectors. In collaboration with area schools and non-profits, they enrich the creative community by teaching artists and collectors about navigating the complex world of art.
Our mailing address is:
JM Gallery
1722 Routh Street
Suite 106
Dallas, Tx 75201

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Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art at the Irving Arts Center

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The 5th Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art

September 17November 13

Free

Presented by the Islamic Art Revival Series in partnership with Irving Arts Center, the 5th Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art is a program of the Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation.

This prestigious international exhibition of artwork is inspired by Islamic culture, art, literature and architecture and features works in a variety of styles and media from artists around the world.  Coming from diverse backgrounds, with varying faiths, ages and levels of expertise, the exhibition aims to present Islamic art as a universal language,  a translator and connector of generations and cultures.

2016 Juror: Dr. Maryam Ekhtiar, Associate Curator of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

–from the website http://www.irvingartscenter.com/event/the-5th-annual-juried-exhibition-of-contemporary-islamic-art/

FREE ACTIVITIES TO ENLIGHTEN AND INSPIRE

OPENING RECEPTION:
Louise Mackie, Curator for Islamic Textiles and Art, Cleveland Museum of Art – “Islamic Textiles Through the Ages,” Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. (Suite 200).


TALK/PERFORMANCE:
Bahman Panahi, artist, master calligrapher and musician– “The Musicality of Calligraphy.” Reception and performance follows talk.
Oct. 1 at 4 p.m., (Dupree Theater).
Click to RSVP


WORKSHOPS: EASTERN WEAVING & INTERFAITH SYMBOLISM IN SACRED GEOMETRY
Eastern Weaving (Instructor: Samia Khan) & Interfaith Symbolism in Sacred Geometry (Instructor: Matt Anzak).
Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to noon & 1-3 p.m. (Suite 200)
Click to register for Eastern Weaving.  Click to register for Interfaith Symbolism in Geometry.  Capacity is limited!


SECOND SUNDAY FAMILY FUNDAY:
Geometric Art!  Guided by artists, budding artists of all ages make art projects inspired by the exhibition. Supplies provided.
Oct. 9, 1-4 p.m. (Suite 200)
No RSVP required.


TALK/RECEPTION PERFORMANCE:
TALK: Jason Moriyama, architect and senior partner at Moriyama and Teshima, Toronto, “Interfaith Spaces: Towards an Architecture of Understanding.”
RECEPTION PERFORMANCE: Ismaili Muslim Youth Choir of Dallas conducted by Dr. Tina Mohammad, will accompany an art installation by artist, Shafaq Ahmad. (Follows talk, Main Gallery).
Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. (in the Dupree Theater followed by a reception in the Main Gallery)
Click to RSVP


GUIDED GALLERY TOURS: LED BY TODD HAWKINS &MARCIE INMAN
Oct. 15 @ 2 & 4 p.m. led by IAC Executive Director Todd Eric Hawkins.
Nov. 5 @ 2 & 4 p.m. led by Marcie Inman, IAC Director of Exhibitions & Educational Programs.
Click to RSVP to tours on Oct. 15
Click to RSVP to tours on Nov. 5


Irving Arts Center

Main Gallery
3333 North MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062  http://irvingartscenter.com

Gallery Admission is FREE

Gallery Hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

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Interweaving continues at Haley-Henman

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Week-end lineup for Interweaving

Saturday, August 13 at 7 pm    TIM COUCH  CANCELLED

An evening of favorite stories:  One of Tim’s greatest triumphs occurred while telling ghost stories to students around a campfire. One of the boys jumped up at the climatic point in the story and said:  “That’s it, I’m out of here.”  He suddenly looked startled and asked, “Did I say that out loud?” And he sat down to hear the ending.  A perfect unintentional compliment!

Sunday, August 14 from 3-4 pm  BETH AYRES and Friends

Georgia born poet, Beth Ayres brings southern flavor to poetry performance with unmatched eloquent perfection.  Deeply narrative in style, and oh my, so wise.

INTERWEAVING  is Ann Marie Newman’s conceptual, interactive, process driven “webbed” installation featuring spoken word artists and community participation to promote unity.  She is the Artist-in Residence at Haley-Henman Gallery, and the second artist to be selected for this residency program.  It is a three month program and will end onAugust 27 at 7pm with a closing celebration.

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Ann Marie Newman: Interweaving

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Ann Marie Newman:  Interweaving
June-July-August, 2016
June 4: Open House, noon to 5 pm
Haley-Henman Contemporary Art Gallery 422 @ The Workroom, 422 Singleton Blvd., Dallas, TX 75212
See interweaving in its beginning stage.  Hear a story, write or draw on paper and have it added to the artwork. http://www.annmarienewman.com/#!interweaving/clx2

Save the Date:  June 11 at 7pm Common Company.  Click to Common Company website

 

 

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Oil & Cotton October Classes for Adults

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Lumen Prints with Rachel Rushing
Saturday, October 3, 1-3pmLumen printing is a fully analogue contact printing process that pushes the boundaries of what we think of as photography. Using organic materials such as flowers and various plants, we’ll explore a variety of darkroom papers to create truly luscious prints.

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Building Online Portfolios with Ryan Rushing

Sunday, October 4, 3-6pm
Small business owners, creatives and freelancers, you have been asking for this class. Join this intensive and learn to build an online portfolio, blog and shop!!! Learn about useful applications and easy tools that will make your online presence SPARKLE!!!

Aluminum Plate Lithography with Adrienne Lichliter
Tuesdays, October 6-November 10, 6-9pm
Lithography is a traditional printmaking process using the principals of oil and water resistance to create a repeated image. The class will teach students the lithographic process on aluminum plates in place of stones, using tusche wash, litho crayon and image transfer. Students will leave with 3 editioned prints and a solid foundation of lithography printing

Oct 9-30 Art History for Adults
40.00
October 10 Thurmanite: Recycled Paper Jewelry
70.00
October 11 Adult Sewing Basics: The Wiksten Tank
150.00

Oct 11 Tapestry Weaving on a Frame Loom
80.00

October 16-30 Calligraphy: Introduction to Pen and Ink
75.00

October 17 Portrait Watercolor
80.00

Oct 18 – Nov 8 Intro to Screen Printing
275.00

October 18 Cyanotype with Natural Dyes
65.00
Oct 22 Oil Painting the Still Life
85.00
October 24 Organic Indigo
60.00
Oct 28 – Nov 18 Woodcut Relief
170.00

 

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WWW.OILANDCOTTON.COM

817 W. Davis St. #110
Dallas, TX 75208
214.942.0474

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Master Artist Fall Workshops at the Craft Guild of Dallas

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Fall Session II Classes Start November 1st!

Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced Level Classes & Workshops
Registration is NOW OPEN!

Class sizes are limited, and registration is first come/first serve.
Call 972-490-0303 or email info@craftguildofdallas.com to register!

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Sasha Baskin, Melanie Millar and Fari Rahimi open August 1 at JM Gallery

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Opening Reception with
August 1 // 5pm – 8pm
JM GALLERY at ONE ARTS PLAZA
ABOUT SASHA BASKIN // Sasha Baskin, a weaver uses texture and shadow to create intricate portraits drawn from silk and Tencel on a loom. She received her Bachelors of FIne Art in Drawing from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2014. In the fall of 2012, Baskin attended Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy where she focused on drawing, painting and High Renaissance Art History. She has participated in group exhibitions in Washington, D.C., Illinois, Maryland, Connecticut and Florence, Italy. 
ABOUT MELANIE MILLAR // Melanie Millar uses paintings to explore the nature of ornamentation, looking towards patterns on vessels, floral fabric designs and many other objects for inspiration. Millar received her BA from the University of Texas, and completed an MFA in painting and drawing at the University of North Texas. She has exhibited her work in solo exhibitions, group shows and juried competitions nationally. Her work is in private and corporate collections, as well as in the collection of the Museum of Fine Art, Houston. 
ABOUT FARI RAHIMI // Farhi Rahimi creates sculpture from steel, glass and paint. Heavily inspired by her upbringing in Iran, Rahimi creates “symbolic portraits of the interior feminine self”. Rahimi received her BFA in painting from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, and her MFA in sculpture from the University of North Texas in Denton. She has attended workshops and symposiums around the world and shown in numerous exhibitions in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New York.  
ABOUT JM GALLERY // JM Gallery offers works of art on paper and sculptural forms that engage both the eye and the mind. The gallery promotes artists who create smart, visually compelling work and showcases their art in a space that is inviting and accessible. JM Gallery is committed to working closely with artists as they develop their work and careers and to developing lasting relationships with collectors. In collaboration with area schools and non-profits, they enrich the creative community by teaching artists and collectors about navigating the complex world of art. http://JMGallery.org

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