Summer Arts Classes for Kids
Dates June 13-16 and June 20-23,Monday through Thursday.
Watercolor work shop the first week-
TBD for the second week
Contact D’Arte Centre, 115 E Jackson, Harlingen TX (956)425-4030 for more info $35 per student all materials provided
Great original art from local artists. Shop Small Saturday Nov 28 and support local small businesses and local artists.
The Harlingen Art Forum and D’Arte Centre Gallery issue a call to all artists for Shades of Gray. All media are welcome. Works must have been completed since January 2015. Works should contain no sexually explicit or objectionable material. Works must be the original creation of the artist, signed and presentable for exhibition, i.e., gallery wrapped canvas, framed art, or sculpture. Entries are due at D’Arte Centre Gallery in Harlingen, Texas on October 23rd, 2015. Entries must be accompanied with an Entry Form and Jury Fee of $10.00 per piece. First Prize of $100.00 will be awarded by the judges; other prizes may be awarded as entry fees allow. Two dimensional works must NOT BE WIDER than 36″, framed. Sculptural pieces must weigh less than 300 pounds and be NO LARGER than 24″x36″x72″. They should be self supporting with no possibility of over balancing. Please indicate if display stand is required. Multimedia pieces must include all required audio visual equipment and be bound by the sculptural size above. (A single electrical outlet will be provided for pieces requesting, as available.) Works should be for sale. D’Arte Centre will retain a 30% commission on all sales.
All artworks will be judged. Selection for the exhibition will be at the discretion of the judge and/or the Harlingen Art Forum Board of Directors. Decisions of the judge or Board of Directors are final.
Works must be picked up after the exhibition between December 1st and December 11th. Works not picked up by December 11th will be considered abandoned-in-place by the artist and become the property of the Harlingen Art Forum to be disposed of as the Executive Board sees fit.
Entry Form- Shades of Gray- (Entry fee of $10 per entry)
Mario L. Leal
Art Instructor @ RGV Arts Studio
Freelance Designer @ www.lealcreations.com
Harlingen, TX 78550
The Beachcombers Art Show for 2015 has been cancelled.
The joint exhibit with the Harlingen Art Forum and the Downtown District of photographs of buildings from Harlingen’s past will remain through Art Night on Friday June 26th. Be sure and stop by and see these great photos.
The Beachcombers Fine Art Show has been cancelled for 2015.
The biennial installation of officers for the Harlingen Art Forum took place at the September 2013 meeting. New officers pictured below include:
Bernice Coleman – Installing Officer and Lifetime Member
Myrilla Sparhawk – President
Hortensia Ramos – Vice President
Linda Shreeve – Treasurer
Al Alvizo – Parliamentarian
Mario Leal – Member at Large
Jan LeBleu – Past President
Not Pictured: Frances Ilnicky – Secretary
The 54th annual Beachcombers Art Show occured July 27 and 28 at the Convention Centre on South Padre Island.
$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