Artist Groups in North Texas

ART ORGANIZATIONS IN NORTH TEXAS – updated August 2022. Note: Submit additions or changes to artnewsdfw@gmail.com

Allen Quilter’s Guild
American Institute of Graphic Arts, Dallas Chapter (AIGA Dallas)
Arlington Visual Arts Association (site not updated) Facebook page
Art After 5 – ceased 2019
Art Club of McKinneyFacebook pageFacebook group
Art Connection (Irving Arts Center)
Art Educators of North Central Texas (affiliate of the Texas Art Education Association) (blog) Facebook page
Art Groups DFW (Facebook group)
Artists of Eastland County – no information
Artists ‘Round Texas (Rowlett) – Facebook page
ArtLoveMagic – Facebook page
Art Professionals of Texas
Associated Creative Artists (ACA) Dallas (Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/829009043782878)
Association of Grand Prairie Artists (Grand Prairie) Facebook group
Association of Oriental Arts (TAO) – no information
Association of Traditional Artists (disbanded)


Bluebonnet Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters (Arlington) Facebook page
Brownwood Art Association Brownwood, TX 


Central Texas Watercolor Society (Waco)
Coalition of Allen Visual Artists (C.A.V.A.) disbanded
Colored Pencil Society of America, Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter
Craft Guild (Carrollton) formerly the Craft Guild of Dallas
Corsicana Art League (Facebook)
Creative Arts Center, Bonham
Creative Arts Center of Dallas
Cross Timbers Artists Guild


Dallas Handweavers & Spinners Guild
Dallas Area Fiber Artists
Dallas Designing Dreams
Dallas Film Society
Dallas Makerspace Carrollton
Dallas Needlework & Textile Guild
Dallas Modern Quilt Guild
Dallas Society of Visual Communications
Dead Photographers Society
Denton Quilt Guild
DeSoto Art League (disbanded 2018)


Eastside Creative Arts Club, Fort Worth (dissolved 2010)
Electronic Graphic Artists of Dallas (no information)
Ellis County Art Association, Waxahachie – Facebook page
Embroiderers’ Guild of America. Greater Dallas Chapter e-stitcher@gdcega.com


Farmers Branch-Carrollton Art Association Facebook page
Fort Worth Calligraphers Guild
Fort Worth Chapter of EGA (Embroiderers’ Guild of America)
Fort Worth Decorative Painters
Fort Worth Weavers Guild

Grapevine Art Project (GAP) – Facebook page
Grand Prairie

Gainesville Area Visual Arts, Gainesville (GAVA) – Facebook group
Grapevine Art Project (GAP) – Facebook page

Henderson County Art Club
(Facebook page)
Highland Arts Guild and Gallery (Marble Falls)

Irving Art AssociationFacebook page
Irving Quilt GuildFacebook page

Johnson County Art Guild, Cleburne Facebook page


KaligrafosFacebook page

Lake Granbury Art Association, Granbury (Facebook page)
Lancaster Art Club – Facebook page
Lone Star Crafters Association, Weatherford – no information
Lone Star Film Society, Fort Worth – Lone Star Film Festival

McKinney Art Club see Art Club of McKinney
McKinney Quilter’s GuildFacebook group
Mid Cities Fine Artists – merged with Trinity Arts Guild
Mineral Wells Art Association – Facebook page

National League of American Pen Women – Dallas & Fort Worth Branches
North Texas Polymer Clay Guild
North Texas Visual Arts (Muenster TX)
NorthEast Texas Fine Art Alliance (NETFAA) – no information

Oak Point Art Society, Aubrey – no information

Quilter’s Guild of Dallas 
Quilter’s Guild of Plano

Pastel Society of the Southwest 
Plano Art Association

Richardson Civic Art Society  
Rockwall Art League

SCBWI North Texas (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)
Sherman Art League 
Society of Watercolor Artists (Fort Worth) – Facebook page
Southwestern Watercolor Society (Dallas)
Star of Texas see Arts Council of Brownwood

Texas Area Artists – Facebook page 
Texas Artists Coalition- TAC (Fort Worth Community Arts Center)
Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild 
Texas Sculpture Association
Texas Visual Arts Association (TVAA)
Trinity Arts Guild, Bedford

Urban Sketchers – Dallas Fort Worth Chapter | international organization

Video Association of Dallas (VAD)
Visual Artists of Cedar HIll – no information
Visual Arts Coalition of Dallas (no longer active)
Visual Arts Guild of Frisco (VAGF)
Visual Arts League of Allen
Visual Arts League of Lewisville
Visual Arts of Prosper
Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) in Denton (formerly North Texas Area Art League)

Weatherford Art AssociationFacebook page
Wise County Art Association, Bridgeport – Facebook page

Yellow Rose Chapter of the International SDP (Society of Decorative Painters) – no information

Youth Artists of Texas, Keller – no information