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Artists of the Continental Gin (May)

May 1 – 31
Reception: May 5

During the month of May, the TVAA Downtown Gallery is pleased to present Artists of the Continental Gin, curated by Jenny Keller. Located in Deep Ellum, the Continental Gin building is perhaps the oldest site of artist studios in Dallas.

Gin artists participating in this exhibition include Rob Aikey, Katherine Baronet, Donna Ball, Fannie Brito, Karla Ceballos, Christy Harris, Anne Hines,  Sarah Jones, Marsha Oliver Moser, David McGlothin, Carol Pancratz, Jan Perry, Heather Helen Ray, Carroll Swensen-Roberts, and TVAA members Bob Nunn, Jenny Keller, and Jan Partin.

Curator: Jenny Keller

International Collective 2013 (Apr)

International Collective 2013, Dallas
April 4 – 30
Reception April 28, 2 to 4 pm
Curator: Diana Moya

TVAA Downtown Gallery
700 N Pearl Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

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TEXAS: Flora, Fuana & Cowboys (Oct)

The October TVAA Downtown Gallery exhibition is the second showing of TEXAS: Flora, Fauna & Cowboys; a three-part, three-category show, organized by Diana Moya of Frisco.

This is a digital entry, small format, juried, all media exhibition, with an option to travel.
Max. size, 16″ x 20″.
Deadline August, 10, 2012.
Entry, $30 (per category.)
Travel is for jury selected work only, for an additional fee.

Three categories: Texas flora, Texas fauna, and Texas cowboys
You may submit up to three works in each category.
Each category requires a separate entry fee and form.

Three venues
1) Best entries in each category will be exhibited in a Show & Sale at SoDeVis Gallery in Frisco, TX, September, 2012, then…
2) for an additional fee, best entries are invited to exhibit at the TVAA Downtown Gallery, October, 2012, and…
3) at the Museum of the Americas in Doral, FL, November, 2012.

Download the Entry Form PDF

Diana is the owner of SoDeVis Gallery, and local representative of the Museum of the Americas in Doral, Florida. Direct questions to her at:

Society for the Development of the Visual Arts: SoDeVis
6927 W. Main St., Frisco, TX 75033

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Upstanders Quest Exhibit (Aug)

Student Artwork Show:
Illustrations by students of an upcoming graphic novel, Upstanders Quest: True Stories of Survivors of Slavery.

View art by students from George Bannerman Dealey, the DFW area, and art by ESL students in the San Diego Unified School District. A panel of judges will decide whose work will appear in the graphic novel, Upstanders Quest.

Exhibit August 1 – 31, 2012
Reception August 19, 2 to 4 pm

TVAA Gallery
The Plaza of Americas
700 N. Pearl St. Suite G-207
Dallas, Texas 75201

Upstanders Quest exhibit press release (PDF)

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Manga to Anime 2012 Gallery

High School Show 2012 (Apr)

Texas Visual Arts Association 2012
High School Art Competition
Visual Arts Studio, UTD
March 31 to April 22

Believing that Texas has in its young people a reservoir of creative ability equal to that to be found anywhere, Texas Visual Arts Association is offering this competition to enable and encourage gifted high school students to seek further training in art.

Niloo Javiland, Instructor and sponsor of Nu-Works program at Booker T Washington High School for Performing & Visual Arts.
Greg Metz, Sr Lecturer of Studio Arts Program and Gallery Director at UT Dallas Main Gallery.
John Pomara, Professor of Painting at UT Dallas, currently shows with Barry Whistler Gallery in Dallas.
Diane Sikes, Dallas artist, Outreach and Education Manager at Dallas Contemporary.

The jurors will select at least 100 works for the exhibition. Jurors will then select winners from the accepted works.

The High School Art Competition is open to all 10th, 11th and 12th grade high school students who reside in the State of Texas. The entry fee for the High School Art Competition is $3 per entry with a maximum of three entries per artist.

Intake will be March 31 – Apr 1.  Exhibit will be hung by April 5.  Awards Reception: Sunday, April 22, 2:30 – 4:00 pm. Students, families, teachers and the general public are welcome. Presentation of Awards will be at 3:30. For more details, download the prospectus, below.

Entry form:
Prospectus PDF

Visual Arts Studio at the University of Texas at Dallas, located at University Parkway and Campbell Road in Richardson.

TVAA members, please volunteer to help with this massive endeavor.
Contact Gina Fieser. Gina needs help taking in the work as well as hanging the work.

Self Portraits: Who Are You Gallery


Congratulations to the TVAA Nostalgia award winners from our collaborative show with the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco:

Best of Show:
Barbara Mason
“Orange Push-Up”

First Place:
Carolyn Nelson

Second Place:
Eilene Carver

Third Place:
Cynthia Saathoff

Orange Push-Up Barbara Mason

Nostalgia was a first-time exhibition collaboration between the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco and Texas Visual Arts Association.
Nostalgia: July 21 through September 7, 2010 at the Frisco Arts Center, 6827 Main Street, Frisco, TX 75034. Reception: Saturday, July 24th from 6 to 8 pm.