The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University has announced the recipients of its sixth annual Meadows Prize arts residency: the Detroit-based artist collective Complex Movements and Lear deBessonet, the director of The Public Theater’s Public Works program in New York City.
Dallas Independent School District (ISD) students will be honored by the Dallas ISD Northwest Council of PTAs, Northeast Council of PTAs and Trinity Council of PTAs. Students will be awarded for achievements in the 2014-15 Texas and National PTA Reflections arts in education program. The awards are for imagination, creativity and interpretation based on the annual theme, which was “The World Would Be A Better Place If …” Honors will be handed out on Thursday, January 29, 2015.
Do you like to create edible pieces of art? Are you a whiz with a sewing needle? Are you waiting for the right moment to unveil that amazing secret family recipe? Do you know a child or teen who loves to paint or draw? Are you a fan of participating in cosplay? If so, consider participating in one of the numerous State Fair of Texas Creative Arts competitions.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) has announced the theme for their 2014 Annual Membership Exhibition. The theme is Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue. The Annual Membership Exhibition opening will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will be on view through August 23, 2014.
The Texas Artists Coalition announces the 9th Annual TAC Juried Membership Exhibit. TAC members can submit their artwork for consideration in the exhibit. Entry deadline is June 20, 2014 at midnight. The 9th Annual TAC membership Exhibit will open with an artist reception on August 8, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.
Time is running out for the call for artists in El Paso. The El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department is building a collection of artworks by El Paso area artists. The works will be places in city buildings for the benefit of the public at large.
UCR announces scholarship winners in annual Retail as Art photography competition. Best of show winners are Abigail Chang, Thomas Molash and Ashley Andrews.
José Antonio Bowen, dean of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, is the winner of the national 2014 Frederic W. Ness Book Award for Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning.
The Fort Worth Community Arts Center (FWCAC) is celebrating their community’s diversity through the arts. They are looking to showcase the talents of regional artists and art groups. The first FWCAC Biennial was exhibited under the title The 39-Hour Show in 2004. It has since become a tradition of exhibiting the diverse art and artists of north Texas.
The Meadows Museum has extended the application deadline for its 2013 Moss / Chumley North Texas Artist Award to Monday, November 11, 2013. The award, which carries a cash prize of $1,500, is given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least ten years and who has a proven track record as an active community advocate for the visual arts.
The Catholic Foundation honored local businessman James W. Keyes during a public dedication ceremony that celebrated his grand prize win in the 8th Annual Catholic Foundation Plaza Artists Competition. Keyes’ piece, “Homage to The Concertgebouw,” was unveiled at The Catholic Foundation Plaza in the Dallas Arts District Thursday night.
The Dallas Museum of Art is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2014 Awards to Artists. The Museum’s annual awards were established in 1980 by the Clare Hart DeGolyer Memorial Fund and the Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund to recognize exceptional talent and potential in young visual artists who show a commitment to continuing their artistic endeavors. The Clare Hart DeGolyer Memorial Fund is awarded to artists between 15 and 25 years of age who reside in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, or Colorado, while the Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund is open to residents of Texas under the age of 30.
The Forney Arts Council is calling for entries for Top 40! Regional Art Exhibit and Contest. The council is looking for paintings and drawings for a juried show
The Big Show is Lawndale Art Center’s annual open-call, juried exhibition. It has been an important venue through which emerging and under-represented Houston area artists gain exposure since the show’s conception in 1984. The Big Show was formerly the East End Show, sponsored by the East End Progress Association, at Lawndale’s original location.
Whether you are a child or just a child at heart, Galleria Dallas brings a smile of delight as it launches the 2013 DALLAS CITYSCAPE, a toy-themed exhibition fund-raiser for East Dallas Community Schools. DALLAS CITYSCAPE is an engaging and whimsical view of Dallas created by more than 2.5 million toy blocks and other toy-building supplies! Dallas landmarks including: American Airlines Center and Victory Plaza, AT&T Performing Arts District, Trammell Crow Center Crow Collection of Asian Art, Hyatt Reunion Hotel, Reunion Tower and Union Station, Klyde Warren Park, the façade of the Winspear Opera House, East Dallas Community School campus, a 15’ replica of Galleria Dallas and more.