September 2012 CFAs and Events


thegallery8680:  “me, myself and i”  — deadline this Friday!  Show runs October 19 – 28.  Opening reception on Friday, October 19 – which is also the kickoff party for the artseen studio tour.  Click this link for the prospectus:  me myself and i.

VAGF – Fall Member Show “art ’em” — drop off/deadline Sunday, September 30.   The show runs September 30 – November 3, and will be featured during the artseen studio tour October 20 & 21.

TVAA annual Citation Juried Show – Entries due by 5pm on October 8.  Show runs November 6 – December 14 at PFamily Arts Gallery in Plano.  Find info at
Festival of Trees, Frisco – juried art show sponsored by Frisco Association for the Arts and thegallery8680  – paperwork due by 5pm on October 22.    Festival of Trees 2012 is a local, community based, juried art exhibit, Nov 19-Dec 16, 2012, offered by Frisco Arts and thegallery8680.  Proceeds from sales and a silent auction will benefit CASA of Collin County.   The free and public, open-house-style  joint reception and awards  ceremony will be held in both galleries from 2-5PM on Sunday, Dec 2nd, 2012. Three-dimensional work (trees and wreaths) will be displayed at the Frisco Art Gallery.  The silent auction for three-dimensional work will be open Nov 19-Dec 10, when the winners will be announced.  Two-dimensional work will be for sale and displayed at thegallery8680, viewable by appointment only (except for the open house on December 2nd, 2-5PM).


Assistance Leauge of Houston  – open to all Texas artists. Deadline October 31;  $4000 1st prize, $2000 2nd prize, $1000 3rd prize.  Go to (must register) and find the show for more details.

Hunting Art Prize – open to all Texas artists (18+); one $50K prize;  deadline November 30.


frisco comedy festival  — This weekend, starting Thursday!  Don’t miss all of this comedic talent right here in your town!  All events at Frisco Discovery Center.  Get your tickets online at  See the “Why So Serious” art exhibit while you’re there – featuring art by regional artists/comedians.

50/50 show @thegallery8680 — this Friday night only.  Featuring 50 works by Misty Oliver-Foster, all for only $50 each.  7-9m.  8680 W. Main Street, Frisco.

Dallas Art Dealers Assn. (DADA) Fall Art Walk this Saturday, September 22.  Get a map and details of events at

Laura Moore Fine Art Studios  –  Saturday, Sept. 22nd 11:30a – 12:30.   Gallery Talk with William and Carolyn Patterson

Plano Art Association meet and greet –  Tuesday, September 25 @ 6:45pm.

Oktoberfest in Downtown McKinney –  Oktoberfest is Friday, September 28th 4p-11p and Saturday, September 29th 10a-11p; Art galleries and other fun.

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