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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

More than 60 artist groups in the North Texas area offer art lectures or demonstrations at their monthly meetings. Attend a meeting and find out how artists work a variety of media! All groups welcome guests interested in their programs, most at no charge. For more information consult the group's website.

Note: Most of the DFW artist groups are on hiatus for the summer.

For this week's meetings, see the Art This Week in DFW feature.

June through July 2010 Schedule:


Arlington Visual Arts Association
http://arlingtonvisualarts.com/
(2nd Mon., Arlington) on summer break

Art Club of McKinney
http://theartclubofmckinney.com
(2nd Thurs., McKinney) no information

Articrafters (DFW mixed media/altered)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Articrafters/
(last Sat. or as announced, Arlington)
June 26, July ?, Aug. ?

Artists of Eastland County, Eastland Senior Citizens Center
http://artistsofeastlandcounty.com/  ejconner1111@sbcglonal.net
(3rd Thurs., Eastland)
June 17, July 15, Aug. 19

Artists 'Round Texas (Rowlett).
http://www.artistsroundtx.org/
(4th Tues., Rowlett)
June 27 - Field trip to DMA, Lunch and then trip to see Downtown Asel Art store.
July – no mtg
Aug. 24 - Metal Sculpture Demonstration by Glenn Holloway at his studio in Rowlett

Art Educators of North Central Texas (AENCT)
http://www.aenct.blogspot.com
(mtgs TCU Moudy Building, room 207)
June & July – no mtg; Aug. 7

Associated Creative Artists (ACA)
http://www.acadallas.org/
(1st Tues., Dallas) - on summer break

Association of Grand Prairie Artists
http://www.gpartists.org/ 
(1st Mon., Grand Prairie)
June 7 - Gary Kelley photography
July & Aug. - on summer break 

Association of Oriental Artists (TAO)
http://irvingart.ipower.com/iaawordpress/?page_id=1201
(2nd Sat. as announced, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving)
contact Pat Southard pfsouthard@gmail.com 

Association of Traditional Artists
no current information
(last Sun. of month, Dallas)

Coalition of Allied Visual Artists (CAVA), Allen
http://www.auroraimagesart.com/c_a_v_a_.htm
no current info

Colored Pencil Society of America, Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter
http://www.cpsa215.com
(bimonthly, 2nd Sat., Plano)
July 10?

Corsicana Art League
http://corsicana-art-league.fineartamerica.com 
(1st Mon., Corsicana)  - no info about summer

Dallas Area Fiber Artists
http://www.dallasfiberartists.org/
(4th Mon., Dallas)
June 28, July 26, Aug. 23
 
Dallas Artist Networking Group (Dang!)
http://www.meetup.com/dallasartists/
(meet-ups as announced)

Dallas Handweavers & Spinners Guild
http://dallasweavers.org/
(3rd Mon., Dallas, Porter Auditorium) - on summer break

Dallas Needlework & Textile Guild
http://www.egascr.org/chapters/dallas_dntg.htm
(2nd Thurs., Dallas) - on summer break

Dallas Society of Visual Communications
http://www.dsvc.org/
(1st Wed., Dallas) - on summer break
 
Dallas Stampers 
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DallasStampers/ 
(1st Mon, Plano)
June 7, July 12, Aug. 2

Desoto Art League
http://www.desotoartleague.com/
(4th Thurs., DeSoto) - on summer break

Eastside Creative Arts Club, Fort Worth/Tarrant Co.
http://ecactx.org/
(1st Mon., Upstairs Gallery, Arlington) - dissolved, Summer 2010

Ellis County Art Association and Fine Art Museum
http://www.elliscountyart.net/
(1st Mon., Waxahachie)
June & July – no mtg; Aug. 2

Embroiderers' Guild of America. Greater Dallas Chapter.
http://www.gdcega.com/  e-stitcher@gdcega.com
(4th Tues.)  - no information

Farmers Branch-Carrollton Art Association      
rgabel@sbcglobal.net or 972-247-3543
(3rd Tues., Farmers Branch)
 June & July – no mtg
Aug. 17

Fort Worth Calligraphers Guild
http://www.fortworthcalligraphersguild.com
(2nd Tues, Fort Worth) - on summer break

Fort Worth Weavers Guild
http://fortworthweaversguild.org/
(4th. Sat., Fort Worth) - on summer break

Gainesville Area Visual Arts
(4th Thurs., Gainesville) - no information on this group

Henderson County Art Club, Athens
http://hendersoncountyart.org/index.php
ruthom1946@gmail.com
(2nd Tues. at East Texas Arboretum at 10:30am & on alternate months at
7:00pm at The First United Methodist Church) - on summer break?

Irving Art Association, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts
http://www.irvingart.org/
(4th Tues., Irving) - on summer break

Irving Quilt Guild
http://irvingquiltguild.com
(3rd Thurs., Irving)
June 17 -  Pot Luck Dinner
July 15 -  Quilt Bingo
Aug. 19 - Janie Merritt
 
Kaligrafos: The Dallas Calligraphy Society
http://www.kaligrafos.com
(2nd Sat., Fretz Park, Dallas)
June - Play Dates TBD
July - Play Dates TBD
Aug. 14

Lake Granbury Art Association
http://www.granburyart.org/
(2nd Mon., Granbury)
June 14 – Janice Horak
July 12 – Darren Huski photography
Aug. 9 – Martha Sue Meek

Lancaster Art Club
http://www.lancastertxlib.org/about/artclub.htm
(1st Tues.)
no information

La Reunion
http://www.LaReunionTX.org

Mesquite Creative Arts Club, Mesquite Arts Center
(2nd Mon., Mesquite)
June 14, July 12

Mid Cities Fine Artists
http://midcitiesfineartists.org
(2nd Wed., Hurst Recreation Center 10:15 am - 12:30 pm) - on summer break

Mineral Wells Art Association, Creative Arts Center
http://mineralwellsart.org/
(3rd Tues., Mineral Wells)
no information

North Texas Mixed Media Group 
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/northtexasmixedmediagroup/
(3rd. Sat, or as specified; various locations around DFW)
June 19, July 17, Aug. 14

North Texas Polymer Clay Guild
http://www.ntpcg.org/index.html
(2nd Sun., Davis Library, Plano)
 Aug. 8

NorthEast Texas Fine Art Alliance
http://www.netfaa.com/
(2nd Thurs., Terrell)
no information

Oak Point Art Society (OPAS)
no information

Pastel Society of the Southwest
http://www.pssw.info
(2nd Sun. in Mar., Apr., May, Sept., Oct., and Nov.)  - on summer break
 
Plano Art Association
http://www.planoartassociation.com/
(4th Mon., Plano) - on summer break

Quilter's Guild of Dallas
http://www.quiltersguildofdallas.org/
(1st Thurs., Dallas)
June 3 – Sally Collins: Quality Workmanship and How to Achieve it
July 1 - Betsy Chutchian and Betty Edgell: “19th Century Reproduction Quilts”
Aug. 5 - Mary Ruth Smith, PhD: “My Journey to Quilt Making”

Quilter's Guild of Plano
http://www.quiltersguildofplano.org/
(2nd Thurs., Plano)
June 10 - Betsy Chutchian - Gone to Texas
July 8 - Trash to Treasures (A quilter's garage sale)
Aug.12 - Christmas Stockings

Richardson Civic Art Society
http://www.richardson-arts.org/
(3rd Tues., Richardson) - on summer break

Rockwall Art League
http://www.rockwallartleague.org/

June 30 - Shelley Minnis from Sanford Products and Prismacolor
July 28 - Paint In
Aug. 25 - Golden Paints demo

Sherman Art League, Finley Cultural Center
http://www.shermanartleague.com/
(3rd. Mon., Sherman)
no information

Society of Decorative Painters. Yellow Rose Chapter, Dallas
http://www.yellowrosechapter.com
(2nd Sat, Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept. & Nov., Dallas)
 July 10 - Half Day Class/Meeting 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM; Service Project; King of Glory Lutheran Church
 
Society of Watercolor Artists
http://www.swa-watercolor.com/
(3rd Mon., Fort Worth) - on summer break 

Southwestern Watercolor Society
http://www.swswatercolor.org/
(2nd. Wed., Dallas) - on summer break

Texas Area Artists, Mesquite Arts Center        
http://www.texasareaartists.com
(1st Sun., Mesquite; also Monthly Paint-in on Monday after meeting)
June 6, July 11, Aug. 1

Texas Pottery & Sculpture Guild, Fort Worth
http://tpsg.biz/
(last Wed., Fort Worth)
June 30, July 28, Aug. 25

Texas Sculpture Association    
http://www.txsculpture.com/
(meetings held several times a year)
 
Texas Visual Arts Association (TVAA)

http://www.tvaa.org/
(1st Mon. Board Meeting, Dallas)

TexasWAX/Dallas
http://texaswaxdallas.blogspot.com/
(3rd or 4th Sun. as announced, Dallas)
 June 120, July 18, Aug. 15

Trinity Arts Guild, Bedford Boys Ranch
http://trinityartsguild.org/
(1st Mon., Bedford)
June 7 – Installation of officers; Awards for Open Juried Show
Aug. 2

Visual League of Allen, Blue House Gallery
http://valatx.org 972-727-7272 membership@valatx.org
(3rd Wed., Allen) 
June 16, July 21, Aug. 18 

Visual Artists of Cedar Hill
http://www.thevach.org/ barbara@thevach.org or 972-291-8056
(3rd Thurs. 7-9pm , Visual Expressions Creative Art School, Cedar Hill) - on summer break

Visual Arts Guild of Frisco, Frisco Arts Center, 6827 Main Street
http://www.visualartsguildoffrisco.org
(1st Tues., Frisco)
June 1 – Meeting at Frisco Public Library

Visual Arts League of Lewisville
http://www.visualartleague.org/ or http://VALtex.blogspot.com
(1st Tues., Lewisville)
June 1, Aug. 3

Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton
http://www.vastarts.org/
(1st Thurs., Denton) - on summer break

Weatherford Art Association
http://www.weatherfordart.com/
http://weatherfordart.blogspot.com/
(4th Mon., Weatherford) - on summer break

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