Irving Arts Center presents the 2020 Art Connection Members Show Online

Since 2001, each summer Irving Arts Center has held a non-juried exhibition featuring art created by our Art Connection members. Artwork by students and professional and non-professional artists of all ages has hung side by side in the beautiful Main Gallery and the adjoining Courtyard Gallery. The opening reception and awards ceremony has been a … Continue reading Irving Arts Center presents the 2020 Art Connection Members Show Online

Art Comes Alive (ACA) call deadline Sept. 11

ACA IS ALL ABOUT CELEBRATING ARTISTS ACA gives real awards totaling over $350,000 and puts on a two-month exhibition to celebrate artists’ creative passion and dedication to their craft. This year we will be adding a virtual experience in addition to the exhibition at our new ADC headquarters gallery. Awards include gallery contracts, publishing contracts, … Continue reading Art Comes Alive (ACA) call deadline Sept. 11

Urban Artist Market Goes Online: Call for October Opening

What’s up with Urban Artist Market? Unfortunately, we decided to postpone our October show due to Covid and have rescheduled to April/May 2021.   But every cloud has a silver lining. We’ve been working hard on developing a new ONLINE shopping product for the Urban Artist Market. It’s going to go live by October 1 … Continue reading Urban Artist Market Goes Online: Call for October Opening

The VERY BIG 2-D Mixed Media Workshop with Bonny

NEW DATE: New materials, New techniques! The VERY BIG Mixed Media Workshop PLUS Consultation day with Bonny - Friday September 25th, Saturday September 26th and Sunday September 27th, 2020. Hi friends, I'll be introducing some new monotype techniques and materials this time. We'll be working toward a series of pieces to be hung together by … Continue reading The VERY BIG 2-D Mixed Media Workshop with Bonny

Texas Made Modern: The Art of Everett Spruce – virtual talk with Shirley Reece-Hughes Sept. 6

Everett Spruce (1908–2002), Arkansas Landscape, 1938, oil on hardboard, The Phillips Collection, Washington DC. Acquired 1942 © 2019 Alice Spruce Meriwether The Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art (CASETA) & Texas Art Collectors Organization (TACO) invite you to join us forTexas Made Modern:The Art of Everett Sprucea virtual talk withShirley Reece-Hughes, … Continue reading Texas Made Modern: The Art of Everett Spruce – virtual talk with Shirley Reece-Hughes Sept. 6

Michael Holter: Curly Portrait Workshop Sept. 3

Another "High Noon" Watercolor Workshop "Sidewalk Sighting" Join me as I paint a favorite Cowboy Character Thursday September 3. This will be a 3-hour webinar-- an online mini-workshop session that is just like one of my live workshops. I will demonstrate process, materials and painting techniques that can be used for any painting. And if … Continue reading Michael Holter: Curly Portrait Workshop Sept. 3

Outdoor Painters Online Gallery Sale

Navarro Council Of The Arts presents:Outdoor Painters Society of America Online Gallery of Works for Sale: http://www.navarrocouncilofthearts.com/purchase-art.html The Outdoor Painters Society was formed to create opportunities and incentive for artists of like mind to come together and paint "en plein air" (Outside in the open air). This is the ASSOCIATE MEMBERS SHOW & SALE of … Continue reading Outdoor Painters Online Gallery Sale

Maegan Kirschner demo Sept. 23 for Rockwall Art League

September Member Meeting- for Rockwall Art LeagueDemo Artist Maegan KirschnerWed, Sep 23 6:00 PM – 9:00 PMHarry Myers Park, 815 E Washington St, Rockwall, TX 75087 Maegan is an artist that uses industrial and recyclable materials to create artwork that is considered mixed media. Paints, papers, and metal become expressive parts of the overall project. … Continue reading Maegan Kirschner demo Sept. 23 for Rockwall Art League

The Human Figure Alla Prima – Sat., 10th Oct.

Saturday, Oct. 10th : 10 AM – 4 PM Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061Sponsored by the Irving Art Association Alla prima or wet-on-wet is a painting technique in which layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint. By the end of the workshop … Continue reading The Human Figure Alla Prima – Sat., 10th Oct.

3D Mixed Media on Board – Fridays in Oct.

Fridays – Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 at 7 PM – 9 PM Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr. Irving TX 75061Sponsored by the Irving Art Association Come explore the possibilities with Mixed Media Art in this four-session hands-on workshop facilitated by mixed media artist Jose Angel Hernandez. By the end of … Continue reading 3D Mixed Media on Board – Fridays in Oct.

Cheap Imitation Literary/Arts Magazine: Call for Visual Art Submissions

Cheap Imitation: Open Call for Visual Art Cheap Imitation is seeking original visual art for publication in our journal. https://www.cheapimitation.org We believe art and literature are in many ways two sides of the same coin, able to shed new light on one another when placed in thoughtful dialogue. We welcome art of any medium, provided … Continue reading Cheap Imitation Literary/Arts Magazine: Call for Visual Art Submissions

Americana Art Exhibit opens August 1st – closing reception Sept. 5

August 1 - September 5 It's happening again! ART house is hosting the 2nd annual Americana professional art exhibit and competition. Winners and select exhibitors will be showing their art at the Art House Gallery located north west of Dallas in Flower Mound, Texas. The exhibition will take place August 1st - September 5th. Cash & … Continue reading Americana Art Exhibit opens August 1st – closing reception Sept. 5

Airbrush 101 Sept. 12 with Justin Burns

Sat, September 12, 2020 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM$75 Sponsored by the Irving Art AssociationLocation: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061 This will be a hybrid class either face to face or virtual. We will be airbrushing with Golden Paints. I can provide the paints and surfaces and some … Continue reading Airbrush 101 Sept. 12 with Justin Burns

State Fair Arts & Crafts Contests – new deadline Sept. 1

This year's State Fair of Texas sadly has been canceled due to to the quarantine, but the Creative Arts Contest goes on! The dates have changed for the Contests - see https://bigtex.com/get-involved/creative-arts-competitions/ for more information. The new deadline for online entry is September 1st, with drop-off dates for those accepted Sept. 9 - 13. The … Continue reading State Fair Arts & Crafts Contests – new deadline Sept. 1

2020 Main St. Festival cancelled & postponed until 2021

COVID-19 Update: The board of directors of Downtown Fort Worth Initiatives, Inc., has canceled the 2020 edition of the MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival, originally scheduled to take place on April 16-19, then postponed to September.  The cancellation is due to increasing Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns and governmental recommendations for restricting large gatherings in order … Continue reading 2020 Main St. Festival cancelled & postponed until 2021