Join us in Grapevine this Friday, November 17th at 6:30pm for a free reception celebrating the Grapevine Art Project‘s Winter Wonderland Show inside the Lancaster Theater Lobby at the Palace Arts Center located at 300 S. Main Street. Many artists will be in attendance so it’s a great chance to see what your local arts community is up to, and talk to us about our art.
If you can’t make it to the reception the show is currently open and will run through December 31st, and is available to view Monday through Friday from 9am – 5pm, as well as during other special events at the PAC.
A former GCISD art teacher, and fellow member of the Grapevine Art ProjectChris Brandley has something a little special to celebrate this holiday season. One of her oil paintings was licensed for use on Christmas snack tins. The tins have some mass distribution as they’re for sale at Big Lots stores around the country! I’ve nabbed some images from the artist’s website so you can see for yourself.
Chris Brandley’s First Snow
Mallory’s Finest Holiday Tins with Brandley’s First Snow
You can read the adventure of not only how the painting came to be, but how her art ended up on these tins by clicking here to visit her blog entry on the subject. So if you go into a Big Lots store and find the tins, I encourage you to send her a selfie with the post to her Facebook page, it’ll make her smile! Of course you can not only take a tin home from a Big Lots, but she has prints for sale of her artwork too.
The 2017 IAA Photography Expedition has now opened, and will run through December 1st at the Jaycee Parks Center for the Arts in Irving, Texas. The show is free and open to the public. I feel honored that one of my pieces (Turn Back Time) was selected to participate in this photography competition juried by Mark Thompson. The exhibition contains 75 pieces in total from 44 different regional photographers.
AWARDS CEREMONY & RECEPTION
Sunday, November 5th
From 2 – 4 pm
At the Jaycee Parks Center for the Arts
1975 Puritan Drive in Irving, Texas
I hope you will join all of us during the Reception and Awards Ceremony for the 2017 Irving Art Association’s Photography Exhibition featuring many talented regional photographers, including not only myself but fellow Grapevine Art Project member Klaus Mayer. The preview gallery for all the selected works can be viewed on the IAA’s official website here.
I’ve got 4 different outlets this month where my photography is on exhibit. One of them now open to the public is at the historic Palace Arts Center in Grapevine where my photograph I took of Beacon Falls in the Hudson River Valley in New York entitled Bridge Over Troubled Waters is on display. It is but one work among many of the other talented works by members from the Grapevine Art Project. The show is free and open to the public.
GAP WINTER WONDERLAND
The show runs from November 1st – December 31st, at the Palace Arts Center located at 301 S. Main Street in Grapevine, Texas and is available to view Monday through Friday from 9am – 5pm, as well as during other special events at the PAC.
For more information about the historic Palace Arts Center please visit here.
5 hours of set up later, and my booth is ready! I have ready to hang art, prints ranging from 8×10″ to 16×20″, greeting cards, and art in mini-frames up for sale.
Look for the best local artists (including yours truly ^_~) of the Grapevine Art Project in the Foust Event Center (523 S Main St in Grapevine, Texas), exhibiting our wares: photography, paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry & more!
GrapeFest runs from September 14-17, with free admission all day Thursday, and until 5pm Friday. There’s free parking and a courtesy shuttle at the Grapevine Public Library. For more information please visit: https://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/grapefest/
Get a glass of wine, stop by, and enjoy some fantastic art!
As a reminder, I have one art show wrapping on Friday, and another starting on Saturday here in the local Dallas / Fort Worth area. You are invited to come out and join me for the festivities and enjoy the arts while supporting your local arts community.
Tired of seeing my images on your computer screen? Those in the Dallas/Fort Worth area can head on down to the Grapevine Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (636 S Main Street in Grapevine, Texas) to see my work as well as many other talented artists (painters, photographers, jewelry, ceramics and more) at the GAP at the Grand Gallery Exhibit. Peruse the art, and if you’re so inclined you’ll find loads of lovelies for sale.
Don’t forget, that Saturday April 8th there’s New Vintage Wine Trail will be taking place on Saturday, April 8th from 11am – 5pm and it looks like members of the Grapevine Art Project will be planning on some artist demos on this day. It only costs money if you decide to purchase a ticket so you can drink while you peruse the historic downtown area, the exhibit area is always free admission during the show.
I was recently notified that there will be some slight changes to the duration of the upcoming art show I’m participating in held at the Grand Gallery inside the Grapevine Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (636 S Main Street in Grapevine, Texas).
The new dates of the show are from April 3 – April 28, 2017.
Due to this date change, this means the show will not run concurrently with the GADA (Grapevine Art Dealers Association) Art Walk scheduled for May 6. However, the New Vintage Wine Trail will be taking place on Saturday, April 8th from 11am – 5pm and it looks like members of the Grapevine Art Project will be planning on some artist demos on this day.