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March 29 - Great Heart Venture Reception at
The Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo is inviting area
artists for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 712 Austin Ave,
6:30-800 pm. This will precede the showing of "Let 'er Buck," one of
the films in the Deep in the Heart Film Festival. The party is free.
Tickets for the film at the Hippodrome are $8 ($5 for students,
seniors & military).
Area artists, art groups and school
art classes will be invited to submit designs for consideration to
decorate one of 30 4-foot tall hearts. The hearts will be assigned
to and decorated by selected artists and then put on display at the
2019 Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo (HOTFR). All hearts will have a
plaque listing the sponsor and the artist. After the 2019 Fair,
sponsors can collect their heart to display at their place of
business or donate to local libraries, schools or other places
around the community. Proceeds will be used for HOTFR student
Interested artists to submit designs to email@example.com
by July 1.
Artists notified of approval and heart sponsor match
by August 1.
Hearts available for pickup or delivery upon
Selected artists to receive a $250 stipend for
Selected artists to receive recognition on HOTFR
Selected artists to receive recognition on plaque on
Selected artists have the opportunity to partner in
a co-op booth in Exhibits Building to sell/display art (booth must
be staffed by artists and must follow vendor rules).
Contest: Judge's Choice and the People's Choice to
receive $500 each.
For more information, visit
Or contact Charva
April 7 - Lee James - palette Painting with
Lee James moved to the Waco area just a few years ago,
but he has been painting for many decades. He has a gallery and a studio
in McGreggor. Some of his paintings are on display at the Arboretum
through February 3. We will
meet as usual
in the Garden Room at the Central
9191 Woodway Drive, at 1:30 for refreshments and conversation. The
meeting will begin at 2:00, and the presentation will begin after a
brief business session. visitors are welcome.
Some of Lee's paintings are shown below. The first includes Lee.
April 12-13 Art on Elm Street Exhibit
There will be a
preview party Friday, April 12, 6:30-8:30 for artists (free) and others
($20). Booths, for no more than two artists, will be available for $50.
The inside exhibit will for any other artists. There is a $5 per work
charge this year, but there is still no commission, so if you sell your
work, you can still come out well. Setup inside is Friday morning. Booth
setup begins 7 am Saturday. The exhibit is open Saturday, 10-5, with
clear out 5-7. The rules for art are:
Artwork/Merchandise can be in any fine art or
fine craft medium and must be original.
Prints for sale by artists in the digital
or printmaking categories must be limited editions and properly signed
Reproductions of 2-D work must be clearly labeled
Photographs must be original and signed by the
The artist must own all the copyrights
to all designs and images offered for sale.
Ceramic works must be handmade by the artist. If
multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, each must be signed.
Art on Elm Avenue reserves the right to ask that work
infringing the copyright of others be removed from the booth.
Raffles, drawings and/or solicited donations are
Artists may only sell items or conduct activities
that have been specifically approved in writing.
All fees are nonrefundable if accepted.
Please keep items family appropriate.
Limited security will be present on the grounds;
however, merchants are responsible for the security of their booths and
contents. Art on Elm Avenue and organizers are not responsible for
stolen or damaged property, or accident or injury. Merchants must comply
with all staff and uniformed security regarding site safety regulations.
April 20 - Entry Deadline for the Bosque Museum Wildflower Show
Entries open to
original drawings, oil/acrylic, pastel & water media, done within last
the 2 years.
They must include identified Texas wildflowers, and have
a frame & hanging wire.
Maximum size is 24"x24" including matt, but not frame.
One entry per person. Fee is $30. All art must be for
sale. The museum get a 25% commission.
Prizes: best of show $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200, best of
Bosque Co $150, popular choice $100.
Entries must be delivered to the Museum 10-4, April
18-20. Acceptance (or not) sent April 26.
Opening reception May 4, 2-4. Show open to public 10-5,
Art must be removed May 28 by artist or designated
Full guidelines and entry form at www.bosquemuseum.org/wildflowers.
May 14 - Pick Up Art from MCC
Please pick up your
art Tuesday between 2:30 and 3:30. If you can't do that, please ask
someone else to do it for you.
May 19 - Regular Meeting
The Art Guild of Central Texas has scheduled the following exhibits:
MCC - March to May
Arboretum Exhibit - February 4-March 4
= Exhibit rules are found on our Bylaws & Rules Page.
For more information on competitions visit
Locations to Paint as a Group
Waco Art Center
The Waco Art Center is located on the McLennan Community College campus.
See their site for more details.
Art Center Waco
Please see our "Classes" for
more information and other