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FBCAA Meeting Sept. 17: Pastel with Acrylic wash demo/workshop with Janice Hamilton

Regular meetings of the Farmers Branch-Carrollton Art Association (FBCAA) are held on the 3rd Tuesday morning of the month August through May (except Dec.) Guests are welcome – demos are free; mini-workshops are $10. Location: Craft Room of Farmers Branch Senior Center, Valwood & Dennis Lane, Farmers Branch.

Meeting schedule: 9:00 – 10:15 Open Coffee/Snacks9:00 -9:30... | Read More

Costa Rica to Lubbock –Drawings by Tom Spleth opens Oct. 2 in Irving

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Costa Rica to Lubbock–Drawings by Tom Spleth, a solo exhibition of recent work by nationally renowned North Carolina based artist Tom Spleth. This exhibition will be the first solo show by the artist in Texas and includes digital drawings, printed drawings on t-shirts, video, and ceramic pieces by the artist. A... | Read More

Call for Artists:​ 17th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Juried Exhibition

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:Established in 2001, and organized by the graduate photography students at Texas Woman’s University and the Photographic Artists’ Coalition, the annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition provides a national venue for the exhibition of artistic expression as seen through the eye of the lens. Photographers throughout the United States are invited to... | Read More

Visual Arts of Prosper Meeting Sept. 19: John DeFrance art demo

The Visual Arts of Prosper monthly meeting will be held Thursday, September 19, from 6:00 to 8:30pm. Please plan on attending.

The meeting will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Coit Road at Prosper Trails in Prosper. Enter through the north side door.

John DeFrance will be our acrylic demo artist, concentrating on clouds and the use of... | Read More

Award Winners of the IAA 2019 Animal Awards Competition

For the 18th year, Irving Art Association has hosted a competition on animal art. Formerly a national show, this is the second year we have featured a regional scope, putting the emphasis on DFW area artists.

Any animal species was accepted as subject matter for works, including wildlife and domestic, as well as creatures from fantasy, mythology, and Cryptozoology. In 2019,... | Read More

Bouchercon 2019 Brings Denim, Diamonds and Death to Dallas

Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, is coming to Dallas October 31 through November 3, for its 50thanniversary. This year’s event, being billed as “Denim, Diamonds, and Death”, will once again gather the mystery community, including authors, fans, publishers, reviewers, booksellers, and editors for four days of panels, parties and pure mystery fun.

Named for Anthony... | Read More

Lightroom Evening Series

Dallas Center for Photography is offering a four-class series on the basics of Lightroom. All classes are held at 4756 Algiers Street, Dallas 75207. Register online at

Lightroom Evening SeriesOct 15/Oct 17/Oct 23/Oct 24: 6:30pm-9pm

In the series of four classes you will learn how to set up Lightroom, import images and use the wealth... | Read More

Natural Light Portrait Workshop Oct. 13

Dallas Center for Photography is offering a full-day workshop to learn techniques to take portraits in natural lighting. All workshops are held at 4756 Algiers Street, Dallas 75207. Register online at

Natural Light PortraitsSunday, October 13: 8:30am-4:30pm

Photos of the people in our lives are often among our most prized and... | Read More

Murze: Change open call

Change Open Call

Politics/ Social/ Environmental/ Systematic this is an open call for artists and writers exploring and fighting for change in all its forms. 

This open call seeks to encourage artists and writers focusing on alternativism and idealistic positive changes for society. We will be focusing on the topic of ... | Read More

Art Idol Show Competition – deadline Oct. 4


Come take part in Artistic Transfer’s one-of-a-kind “Art Idol” competition! You may not have the voice, but you definitely have the look!

Artistic Transfer is changing the fine art standards and how they can help you to expand your market and maximize your profits with new technology, products and methodologies. Located in the World Trade Center... | Read More

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