Local Art Shows this weekend…and beyond


There are a ton of art shows in the area this weekend, and here are several that are worth checking out.

FRIDAY NIGHT

101×101 @ thegallery8680
Reception/Sale Friday, April 13, 7-9pm
Over 40 regional artists have donated 101 original works for this event, which you can purchase for only $101 each. You will find art of all sizes, media and genres.   Add a new treasure to your collection at this unique fundraising event!  All proceeds go fund future shows at thegallery8680, a non-profit gallery space hosted by TrueNorth Church.  8680 Main Street, Frisco, 75033  http://thegallery8680.blogspot.com

 

SATURDAY 

 
Chas Thornhill: Out of the Wood

 April 3 – 28, 2012
PFamily  Arts Gallery
4017 Preston Road, #544 (Lakeside Market)
Plano, TX 75093
Reception Saturday, April 14, from 6-9pm.
 
Frisco artist Chas Thornhill creates bowls, vessels, and hollow forms on the lathe using local native hardwoods.  Visit his website www.chasthornhill.com  for information about Chas and his work.  You can see photos of his work and a sneek peek of the show on his Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ctwfa
 
 
 Nathaniel Smyth:  Character Studies
Opens April 14
Laura Moore Fine Art Studios
107 S. Tennessee, McKinney
Reception Saturday, April 14,  7-10pm
www.lauramooreart.com
 
Arts in Bloom
Downtown McKinney’s Annual Art Walk
April 14, 2012
10:00am – 6:00pm
 
Local and regional artists will come out to play in downtown McKinney on Saturday, April 14, 2012.  McKinney Main Street invites you to experience art in all forms as creative forte’s blossom throughout the Historic District. This all day event is a perfect opportunity to experience the magic of McKinney historic shopping district during the spring season with art, music, food and much, much more.   Details at:  http://www.mckinneytexas.org/mainstreet.aspx?id=6598
 

ALL WEEKEND

The 4th annual Dallas Art Fair  — April 13-15
The 2012 Dallas Art Fair will feature over 75 prominent national and international art dealers representing painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video and installation by modern and contemporary artists.  www.dallasartfair.com
 

COMING UP — more to look forward to

Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA) Spring Gallery Walk — April 21 www.dallasartdealers.org
 Art in the Square, Southlake — April 27 – 29 — www.artinthesquare.com
Cottonwood Art Festival — May 5 & 6 — www.cottonwoodartfestival.com
Visual Arts Guild of Frisco’s cookout — May 5 — www.vagf.org
 
Next Post:  new CFAs  (Calls for Artists)
 
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