Cornucopia Exhibit Winners Announced

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

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Classes at D’Arte Centre

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Juried Exhibition and Contest: April Showers Bring May Flowers – Deadline April 28, 2012

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: _$_________

Media: _____________________________________________________________________

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.

Artist Signature:________________________________

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Fiber Arts Exhibit and Awards

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

Alone? Janet Beard/Ferne Carr

 

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Beachcombers Fine Arts Show

 

 

 

Saturday July 28 10 – 6 and Sunday July 29 10-5

 

The biggest and best Art Show in the Rio Grande Valley

Beachcombers Art Show

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Fiber Arts Competition and Exhibit

Harlingen Art Forum and Shop Hop Harlingen

Announce

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

Prospectus and Entry Form

Entry deadline January 14, 2012 – $150 First Prize

Pat Skye (956)202-3778 D’Arte Centre (956)425-4030

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ROBOTS – A Juried competition and exhibition

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!

 SEE ENTRY RULES AND ENTRY FORM HERE

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College Scholarships

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.

SCHOLARSHIP

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Still Life Challenge – $150 First Prize

Exhibition is closed

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Grand Re-opening: Artist Reception

Grand

Reopening

Reception

Thursday

Feb 17th

6 – 9 pm

Featured Artist:

Shirley Sondock

Wine Cheese & Art

D’Arte Centre

Gallery

115 E Jackson

Harlingen

TX


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Call for Abstract Art – Juried Exhibition with prize monies

Art and artists wanted for exhibition – see Call for Artists

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Workshops scheduled for January 2011

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.

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Exhibitions announced – Call for Art

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

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Renovations complete and D’Arte Centre is OPEN

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!

D'Arte Centre Gallery

Newly remodeled

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D’Arte Centre Gallery closed for remodeling

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!

Floor ripped out down to the concrete foundation.

Floor ripped out down to the concrete foundation.

Floor boards (and termites!) off to the dump.

Floor boards (and termites!) off to the dump.

Furniture and art gone

Gallery ready for remodel.Walls being demo'd

Walls going

Walls being demo'd

Check back for updates on our progress.

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Beachcombers Art Show – A Successful 51st Edition

Beachcombers 51st Annual Art Show is now history and we are pleased to report it was so successful. Over 2000 attendees flocked to the SPI Convention Centre to enjoy and purchase works of art.

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!

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Inner Child Reception

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. 

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The Inner Child Art Show is up!

We hung the show on April 7th and it will be up until the end of the month.

Please join us for the Opening Reception Wednesday, April 21st at 6PM.

We will have a speaker from The Family Crisis Center, an awards ceremony, and light refreshments.

To raise awareness for the cause we will also be at the Family Day in Fair Park Saturday April 17th from 12-8PM.  Audrey will be painting faces and passing out invitations to the reception.  The event is part of the Harlingen Centennial Celebration for more events visit www.myharlingen.us.

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Call for Art

For more information, please visit http://www.innerchildart.wordpress.com

to download the application CLICK HERE

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Art Classes

New art classes in watercolor and oils are announced for January – click the Art Classes tab above.

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