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Mary Tomás Studio Gallery Presents Creative Arts Center of Dallas Annual Membership Show

Cotillion by Lynn Armstrong at the Creative Arts Center of Dallas Annual Membership Show

Cotillion by Lynn Armstrong at the Creative Arts Center of Dallas Annual Membership Show

Creative Arts Center of Dallas Annual Membership Show
Mary Tomás Studio Gallery
August 10 through August 31, 2013

The Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC), a nonprofit community arts organization and school of visual arts geared to beginning, emerging and working artists presents its juried annual membership show Saturday, August 10 through August 31, 2013 at Mary Tomás Studio Gallery in the Dallas Design District.  The juried show is as varied as the classes offered at CAC, including several works of sculpture, mosaic, fused glass, painting, fiber, photography, ceramics and mixed media.

Artists include Lynn Armstrong, Katherine Bagwell, Kathie Baity, Elizabeth Bingham, Jim Brightwell, Christine Cadorette, Terry Cockerham, Jane Cornish Smith, Paige Furr, Pa Jones, Vikki Martin, Marybeth Otway, Jim Price, Janet Reynolds, Randy Ross, Dan Sellers, Sharon O’Callaghan Shero, Teresa Venable, Jamie Weisbrod and Kendall Werra.

Jurors for the show are Kenneth Craighead, Craighead Green; Kim Cadmus Owens, University of Dallas; and Mary Tomás, Mary Tomás Studio Gallery.

The Creative Arts Center of Dallas Annual Membership Show will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays, August 10 through August 31. The opening reception will be Saturday, August 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. The show will be at Mary Tomás Studio Gallery located at 1110 Dragon, Dallas, TX, 75207, 214-727-5101.

Creative Arts Center of Dallas

The mission of the Creative Arts Center of Dallas is to provide a nurturing environment for people to discover, develop and express their artistic vision. CAC was founded as a public arts center in 1965 in El Sibil, the studio of renowned Western artist Frank Reaugh (1860-1945).  Led by sculptor Octavio Medellin, CAC remained in its Oak Cliff location until the early 80s.  In addition to the traditional arts of drawing, painting and clay sculpture, CAC has since added ceramics, mosaic, jewelry, fused glass, metal arts, stone carving, photography and printmaking. CAC is now located 4 miles east of downtown Dallas on a two-acre campus off of Ferguson Road in a converted elementary school building built by the WPA during the Great Depression.  Last year, 1,500 students took over 500 classes and workshops at the Creative Arts Center of Dallas.

For more information, please contact the Creative Arts Center of Dallas at 214/320-1275 or visit CAC online at www.creativeartscenter.org.

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