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.

 

 

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Lights, July 1-31 (Light-Painting Workshop, 7/25)

A display of artists who work with LIGHT in their pieces, whether actual or painted lighting! 

The three jurors are acclaimed light artist, Adela Andea, Frisco's Public Art Board member, Bob Moroch (who also develops "light-painting" techniques), and Paul Pena, who most recently was the artist-in-residence at the Fairmount Hotel in Dallas.

 

Congratulations to C. Merica Floyd, who won the best-in-show "Most Brilliant" award on July 11!

 

Join us for a special "Light Painting" workshop from 9PM-12AM on Friday, July 25 with artists and Frisco residents, Bob Moroch and Jody Wissing. FREE! Please RSVP to pprater@friscoarts.org.


Questions? Email Paige, Director of Marketing & Exhbits: pprater@friscoarts.org. Need details or an entry form? Click HERE.

July 21-31, 2014 - "New View" by Daisy Velo Velo_Daisy_NewView.jpg

Up and coming local artist, Daisy Velo, presents objective and non-representational views of earth with her acrylic and ink paintings. Exhibition in the Classroom (formerly Workshop) for 10 days. Light refreshments, live music, and an informal gallery talk will be presented at the reception on Sunday, July 27 from 3-5PM. Free and open to the public. Questions? Email pprater@friscoarts.org

 

August 2-30: "Cycles" (Main Gallery) and "Vanished"(Reception Gallery)

Main Gallery: Cycles - North Texas Printmakers Guild, Aug 2-30, 2014

 

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Reception Gallery: Vanished, Aug 2-30, 2014

Eligibility: “Vanished” is an exclusive call for artwork by artists ages 18 and up.  The show will exhibit two-dimensional and three-dimensional works based on the given concept. Work must have been completed by the participating artist(s) only. The exhibit will run from August 2 – August 30, 2014.

 

Entry Procedures:

  • Please submit an entry form electronically to leigh.starkey@gmail.com or travis.veselka@gmail.com by June 30, 2014. Artist will receive an email confirmation of acceptance into the show after the deadline.

  • Hand delivery of accepted entries AND signed release form will be August 1, between 4PM-7PM.  IF ENTRIES are NOT ready-to-hang or display, they may be dismissed from the show. Frisco Arts reserves the right to defer entries deemed inappropriate for a public audience.

2nd Annual "sculptechular" - three-dimensional art show - Sept 3-Oct 4, 2014

Frisco Arts is hosting another exhibition of exclusively sculptural work by area artists. Stay tuned for details... Questions? Contact Paige Prater: pprater@friscoarts.org