$100 First Prize
Call for Artists Juried Contest and Exhibition June 4, 2013 to June 29, 2013 Entry Deadline May 25th, 2013
Prospectus and application available here.
The Winners of Let it Snow …
Voting is closed
The Let It Snow Art Contest is on exhibit At the Gallery now.
There are 14 entries and the artists were limited to a size limit of 3 inch by 3 inch.
Click on the slide show link to see a life-size image slide show then VOTE on the one you like best.
To see a larger than life image click on the thumbnail sized one.
The artists are eagerly awaiting your votes, the $100 First Prize is at stake.
Select the stars under the painting you like the most. (one vote per day)
Thirteen entries were exhibited for the Cornucopia show. These wonderful small paintings and sculptures made a very nice exhibit.
See all the entries at http://www.harlingenartforum.com/Cornucopia/
First Prize – Linda Shreeve
Second Prize – Duane and Ben
Third Prize – Cissie Watson
Harlingen Art Forum
D’Arte Centre Gallery
Call for Artists
Juried Contest and Exhibition May 1, 2012 to May 28, 2012
April Showers Bring May Flowers:
Open Media – $100 1st Prize
The Harlingen Art Forum and D’Arte Centre Gallery issue a call to all artists for April Showers Bring May Flowers: A Juried Show. All media are welcome, works must have been completed since January 1st 2012. Works should be a reflection of your interpretation of the theme; no sexually explicit or objectionable material. Works must be the original creation of the artist, signed and presentable in exhibition, i.e., gallery wrapped canvas, framed art, sculpture. Entries are due at D’Arte Centre Gallery in Harlingen Texas by April 28, 2012. Entries must be accompanied with the attached Entry Form and Jury Fee of $10.00 per piece. First prize of $100 will be awarded by the judges, other prizes may be awarded as entry fees allow. Sculptural pieces must weigh less than 200 pounds and be no larger than 36” x 36” x 60” and be self suppporting with no possibility of over balancing. Two dimensional works may be any size, but we encourage no larger than 36” by 60”. Multimedia pieces must include all required audio visual equipment and be bounded by the sculptural sizes above. (A single electrical outlet will be provided for pieces requesting, as available.) Works should be for sale, D’Arte Centre Gallery will retain a 30% commission on all sales.
All works will be judged. Selection for exhibition will be at the discretion of the judge and Gallery Director of D’Arte Centre Gallery. Decisions of the judges or Gallery Director are final.
Works must be picked up after the exhibition between June 1st and June 16th. Works not picked up after June 16th will be considered abandoned-in-place and become the property of the Harlingen Art Forum to be disposed of as the Executive Board sees fit.
Entry Form – April Showers Bring May Flowers–
D’Arte Centre Gallery 115 E Jackson, Harlingen TX
Artist Name: ____________________________ Address: ______________________________
City: _________________________ State: ___ Zip: _________ Phone: ___________________
Name of Work: _____________________________________________ Price: _$_________
Special Instructions: __________________________ Email________________________________
I acknowledge that this work is submitted for exhibition without warranty. I understand that D’Arte Centre Gallery and the Harlingen Art Forum assume no responsibility for loss by damage, theft or other occurrence. I acknowledge that D’Arte Centre Gallery will retain 30% commission on sales and that artist payment for sales will occur in June 2012.
Fiber Arts – Exhibition and Juried Competition
Congratulations to Janet Beard and Ferne Carr on their collaborative fiber arts piece Alone? They won first place in the competition. Over one hundred votes were tallied over the Shop Hop weekend and the People’s Choice Award goes to Peggy Paris for Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow
See all the information at the Fiber Arts Tab above.
Alone? – Janet Beard/Ferne Carr
Saturday July 28 10 – 6 and Sunday July 29 10-5
The biggest and best Art Show in the Rio Grande Valley
Harlingen Art Forum and Shop Hop Harlingen
Fiber Arts Competition and Exhibit
January 26 – 28, 2012
Exhibition open through February 18, 2012
D’Arte Centre Gallery
115 E Jackson, Harlingen
Call for Fiber Artist Submissions and Entry form at
Entry deadline January 14, 2012 – $150 First Prize
Pat Skye (956)202-3778 D’Arte Centre (956)425-4030
Harlingen Art Forum and D’Arte Centre Gallery
Call for Artists Juried Contest and Exhibition September 15, 2011
Robots: Open Media – $25 1st Prize
Special sizes and rules apply
The Harlingen Art Forum and D’Arte Centre Gallery issue a call to all artists for Robots: A Juried Show. All media are welcome, works must have been completed since January 1st 2010. Works should be Robotic in nature, no sexually explicit or objectionable material. Works must be EXACTLY 2.5 inches by 3.5 inches exclusive of framing. Works must be the original creation of the artist, signed and presentable in exhibition. Unframed works are preferred and will be shown suspended in plastic sleeves provided by the gallery. Entries are due at D’Arte Centre Gallery in Harlingen Texas by September 15th, 2011. Entries must be accompanied with the attached Entry Form and Jury Fee of $1 per piece. First prize of $25 will be awarded by the judges, other prizes may be awarded as entry fees allow. Works should be for sale, D’Arte Centre Gallery will retain a 30% commission on all sales.
Reception and prize awards September 22nd 6 to 8 pm at D’Arte Centre Gallery —- Wine Cheese and whirrwhirrbeepbeep!
The Harlingen Art Forum provides several scholarships for graduating Rio Grande Valley High School Seniors to pursue their higher art eduction. Forms and submission guidelines are available at the link in the tabs above.
6 – 9 pm
Wine Cheese & Art
115 E Jackson
Art and artists wanted for exhibition – see Call for Artists
Two new workshops and an exciting free demonstration are scheduled for January 2011 at D’Arte Centre.
Monotype/Monoprints workshop with noted Brownsville Artist Marilyn Brown is scheduled for January 8th. Information, costs and supply lists are available here.
A Second in the Series of Free Demonstrations and Lectures by Golden Artist Colors Working Artist Barbara Jackson is scheduled for the evening of January 21st. Following last years exciting presentation the Harlingen Art Forum are lucky to have Barbara back to demonstrate Golden’s Open Acrylics and the new Digital Grounds. Further information is available at this link.
Barbara Jackson will lead Abstraction: A Different Way of Painting on Saturday January 22nd. This workshop will give participants a chance to try many Golden media while creating abstract works. Information, costs and materials lists are available here.
Please call (956) 425-4030 to pre register for these events. Or stop by and see the totally remodeled D’Arte Centre and sign up in person. Space is limited, so pre-register early.
Please check the Exhibitions tab above to see the latest announcements and call for artists.
Thankful Bounty – November
Dancing on the Head of a Pin – A Celestial Celebration Juried Show – December
Our wonderful new space is open to receive artists works beginning Friday October 1st. We will be hanging the work throughout next week.
Classes are also resuming in early October. Call D’Arte Centre at 956-425-4030 to find out the exact schedule and to sign up.
Here’s a picture of the new space, come give us a look!
Our gallery is closed during August while we complete a major remodeling project. Here is a picture of the art gone and a picture of the walls going.
Here’s the floor going too!
Check back for updates on our progress.
Art there was too! Over 100 artists in all medias presented vivid, striking, comforting and even provocative works.
Thanx to everyone who made this a successful show, especial thanx to Sue for being the Voice of Beachcombers, Myrilla and Coralie for being everywhere and George for making the HAF booth the most successful it has ever been.
Look for the 52nd Beachcombers in 2011!
I would like to send a great big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the show and visited the gallery in the month of April. Click here to view photos of the Inner Child artwork and of the reception. Overall the show was a success and we were able to raise a good amount of money for the Family Crisis Center. Plus we had a number of new faces in the gallery and a few gallery sales.