Salvaged Art Reception, April 2014

 

"With a family-friendly vibe and approach, the Frisco Art Gallery is a peerless resource for art lovers looking to expand their knowledge of unique exhibits, trailblazing and emerging artists, and the people shaping our city as a cultural destination."

-Wendi McGowan-Ellis, LifeStyle Frisco

 

Frisco Art Gallery

Display artwork and host receptions or private parties in one or both of the galleries at the Frisco Discovery Center. The Main Gallery features bright colors, soaring ceilings and contemporary décor.  The Arakawa Rail and Cable system allows for 186 linear feet of hanging space. At 855 square feet, the Reception Gallery provides a more intimate exhibition space for artists.

 

Both the Main and Reception Galleries are FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC:

M-F : 9-5 PM,

Saturdays: 10-5

Sundays:  from 1-5PM*

*Call ahead for weekend hours in the Reception Gallery: 972-668-5180


The Frisco Art Gallery features rotating exhibits by local, regional, national, and international artists as part of solo or group shows. From Venezuela to the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco, Frisco Arts welcomes a broad range of artists to exhibit at the Frisco Discovery Center.  The galleries primarily support the display of two-dimensional media, such as painting and photography. Limited space for sculptural work is available.

 

Interested in hosting an exhibit in the Frisco Art Gallery?

Contact sroland@friscoarts.org or call 972-668-5180 and ask for Sharon.

 

 

Oct 3 - Nov 9 - VAGF Member Show: "Rat Pack Magic--Memories of the Golden Age of Crooners"

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Members and non-members of the VAGF may enter up to two paintings, photographs, drawings, sculptures, and mixed media pieces thematically relating to the 19060s-1970s era of the famous Rat Pack Crooners (Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Bing Crosby).

Please submit JPEGs to brenda.g.thomas@gmail.com no later than October 1. Include dimensions, medium and title of pieces.

Entry fee for non-members is $30 (also pays for 2104 membership); it is FREE for current VAGF 2014 members to enter.   

  • Deliver accepted on Sunday, Oct 5, between 1-4PM
  • Pick up work at the end of the show on Sunday, Nov 9, between 1-4PM. Work must be claimed from the FDC on Sunday, Nov 9 between 1-4PM.
  • Prizes will be awarded at the “Rat Pack Magic” Opening Reception, Wed, Oct 8, 7-9PM in the Frisco Art Gallery

Questions? Email VAGF President, Brenda Thomas, brenda.g.thomas@gmail.com or call 214-725-2210

 

 

 

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To sign up your group, troop, or class to create a sculpture in the Frisco Art Gallery for this two week show, please read the guidelines and submit the form HERE by October 25 to: pprater@friscoarts.org.

 

All canned goods will be donated to Frisco Family Services after the show.

 

The award winning group or class will receive a FREE PIZZA PARTY for up to 25 people!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 24 - Dec 20 - 3rd Annual Festival of Trees 2014

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Frisco Arts invites local artists and businesses to participate in creating and donating an artificial tree, wreath, or visual art piece for a silent auction benefiting CASA of Collin County. NO ENTRY FEE to join! 100% of the proceeds of the sale of any tree or wreath goes to CASA. 30% of the proceeds of the sale of any two-dimensional art piece goes to CASA and 70% goes back to the artist.

 

  • Entry forms DUE Nov 7th!
  • Drop-off Nov 23rd, between 1-4PM at the Frisco Discovery Center. 
  • Reception, Wed, Dec 3, 7-9PM
  • Silent Auction: ongoing from Nov 24th-Dec 20
  • Pick-up: 12-2PM, Sun, Dec 21

For more details and the call for art, see the event page or contact Paige: pprater@friscoarts.org