There are a ton of art shows in the area this weekend, and here are several that are worth checking out.
FRIDAY NIGHT101×101 @ 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
SATURDAYChas 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 WEEKENDThe 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 toDallas 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) Would you or someone you know like to have notifications of new posts? You can subscribe and get this info sent right to your mail box. (Look for “Email subscriptions” in the right column). Please pass along our web address (www.artseenhere.com) to your art-loving friends and encourage them to subscribe as well. As always, if you have events, stories or art-related info to share on our site, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.