Pastel Society of the Southwest Fall Meetings & Demos

PSSW's fall meetings begin Sunday, September 9th at 3 pm. We meet in the community room of Stacy's Furniture in Grapevine. This month's presentation will be Justin Burns, the Golden Artist representative for the Golden artist materials. Come see all the materials that the company has that can be used for pastel paintings. For more … Continue reading Pastel Society of the Southwest Fall Meetings & Demos

PocketCon, the project behind the first 24/7 mobile fan convention, announces its intention to launch an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO)

Based on blockchain technology, PocketCon is the first solution on the market to combine marketplace, community and elements of virtual RPG interaction – all in mobile format.  PocketCon is an ever-ongoing pocket fan convention; a pop-cultural fare - perfect place for fans, artists, and all kinds of digital creators to get together, promote, share and … Continue reading PocketCon, the project behind the first 24/7 mobile fan convention, announces its intention to launch an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO)

Exploring Figurative Abstraction: Workshops with Emily LaCour

Exploring Figurative Abstraction Workshop Series The instructor for the following workshops is the fabulously talented Emily LaCour. Click here to visit Emily's website These workshops are great for individuals who draw from the model and are interested in developing a creative and more abstract approach to figurative art! Figure/Ground; Dissolving and Determining Boundaries In this … Continue reading Exploring Figurative Abstraction: Workshops with Emily LaCour

The Middle Kingdom Meets the Lone Star State

The Artists Showplace Gallery is excited to host a unique art event blending Chinese and American (Texan) culture. Sponsored by the Dallas Chinese Art Association, the exhibit, which runs from Friday, September 7 through Saturday, September 29, will highlight the work of both Chinese and local American artists. The opening reception is Friday, September 7, … Continue reading The Middle Kingdom Meets the Lone Star State

Nominate the next Texas State Musician, Poet Laureates, & Visual Artists

On behalf of the Texas State Legislature, the Texas Commission on the Arts is now accepting nominations for the 2019 and 2020 Texas State Artists. Nominations are accepted for Texas State Musician, Texas Poet Laureate, Texas State Two-Dimensional Artist (visual arts), and Texas State Three-Dimensional Artist (visual arts). Any Texas citizen is able to nominate … Continue reading Nominate the next Texas State Musician, Poet Laureates, & Visual Artists

Michael O’Keefe: Visual Vocabulary Lecture Series

VISUAL VOCABULARY LECTURE SERIES These lectures, given by Michael O'Keefe, will thoroughly explore various fundamental ideas of visual art. In each lecture, participants will view many examples of works of art that demonstrate a dynamic use of a particular art idea. Michael will discuss the nature of these concerns and how they are integrated into … Continue reading Michael O’Keefe: Visual Vocabulary Lecture Series

Laurin McCracken’s Watercolor Workshop Oct. 7 – 12 at 404 Ranch

Artist Workshop Realism in Watercolor with Laurin McCracken, AWS, NWS, WHS Texas style at the  *404 Ranch* October 7 - 12, 2018 Laurin McCracken is an internationally recognized realist watercolorist who has conducted workshops around the globe. He is a signature member of more than a dozen watercolor societies including the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, … Continue reading Laurin McCracken’s Watercolor Workshop Oct. 7 – 12 at 404 Ranch

Anime Film Festival at the Modern August 31 – Sept. 2

ANIME AT THE MODERN 2018 August 31-September 2 https://www.themodern.org/films/category/anime-at-the-modern/348 Friday - 6 pm Lu Over the Wall; 8 pm Napping Princess Saturday - 2 pm Howl's Moving Castle; 5 pm Your Name Sunday - 11 am In This Corner of the World; 2 pm Anime Vanguard / Japan Society; 4 pm Mary and the Witch's … Continue reading Anime Film Festival at the Modern August 31 – Sept. 2

September Sewing & Fashion Design Classes at Petit Atelier

Petit Atelier Workshops  Petit Atelier 2952 Commerce Street Interested in learning to sew/design? Look no further! Visit www.petitatelierdallas.com to register for classes or for more information. Petit Atelier is the brainchild of local Fashion Designers, Mario  Gallegos and Michael Crigger. Petit Atelier offers an array of tools and equipment for the novice and professional sewer alike. It features … Continue reading September Sewing & Fashion Design Classes at Petit Atelier

Deep Ellum Art Co. One Year Anniversary!

Deep Ellum Art Co. One Year Anniversary! Deep Ellum Art Co. 3200 Commerce Street Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1, 2018 8:00pm HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ART CO! Deep Ellum Art Company is celebrating its One Year Anniversary with a 2-Day Celebration featuring DFW's premier Grateful Dead Tribute Band - FORGOTTEN SPACE. Deep Ellum Art Co. … Continue reading Deep Ellum Art Co. One Year Anniversary!

MAPPING IT OUT- OCT6 & 7, 2018

with Robert Saslow Oct. 6 & 7, 2018  9:30am - 4:30pm Stacy Furniture • 1900 South Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051 Maps are more than guides on “how to get there”. They can be graphic representations of worlds real or imaginary, records of places we have explored or would like to discover, or charts of … Continue reading MAPPING IT OUT- OCT6 & 7, 2018

SKETCHBOOK JOURNALING- 4 MODULES, 4 DAYS; SEPT 27 – 30, 2018

TAKE ANY ONE OR COMBINATION! Develop your sketchbook/journaling practice, habits and skills. Take your sketchbook with you everywhere, capture your savored moments in pictures and words, and have fun! Module 1/Day 1 Thursday, 27 SEPT. SKETCHING as a Craft Module 2/Day 2 Friday, 28 SEPT.  LIGHT, COLOR & SHADOW Module 3/Day 3 Saturday, 29 SEPT.  … Continue reading SKETCHBOOK JOURNALING- 4 MODULES, 4 DAYS; SEPT 27 – 30, 2018

MONOLINE LETTERING TECHNIQUES – SEP 1 & 2, 2018

Monoline lettering is a great way to learn new styles of lettering and to delve in to the principles of lettering, layout, and design, without the added challenge of working with complicated tools. In this class we will learn several styles of monoline lettering that use B-nibs including the Art Nouveau lettering of Rennie Mackintosh … Continue reading MONOLINE LETTERING TECHNIQUES – SEP 1 & 2, 2018

Around the World | Themed Juried Show | Call For Entry

THE DUTCH ART GALLERY THEMED JURIED SHOW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 04, 2018 | Midnight (CST) SHOW RUN: November 03 – Dec 22, 2018 Take us on a journey. What is it about a particular part of the world that draws you in, that fascinates you? It could be the landscape or architecture. Maybe it’s the … Continue reading Around the World | Themed Juried Show | Call For Entry

Artist at Work: Amie Adelman Installation Sept. 1

Artist at Work: Amie Adelman Installation Saturday, September 1, 2018 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton TX FREE Ever wonder what an artist in process looks like? Find out as you watch Amie Adelman, Professor and the Fibers Coordinator in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas, install … Continue reading Artist at Work: Amie Adelman Installation Sept. 1