Paintings Among the Petunias: Artscape at Dallas Arboretum This Weekend {Win Tickets}

By autumnreo

The Dallas Arboretum hosts Artscape, a juried fine art and fine craft show on April 26 and 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Artscape will feature 75 national and local artists and their nature-inspired artwork on display and for sale including paintings, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media pieces, photography an... Read More

Cottonwood Art Festival in Richardson

By Carrie Lindsey

The Cottonwood Art Festival, a biannual event in Richardson, is happening on May 4-5, 2013 - and you won't want to miss it! This free event features over 240 artists from all over the nation. Artists are picked by a jury - more than 1400 applied! The artists then compete in 14 categories, including... Read More

Local Summer Art Camp For Kids At GNosh

By Jen Price

GNosh, an interactive art studio located in Richardson, TX, is having a Lil' GNoshers Week of Fun Summer Art Camp this summer!  What a great way to feed your child's artistic talent while letting them interact with other kids their age!  The details... When: June 13-17 and July 18-22 Where:... Read More

Local DFW Painting Opportunity At Sip-N-Doodle

By Jen Price

Recently I went with my group of friends to Sip-N-Doodle in McKinney.  The name implies what you do, but maybe not the loads of fun you have!  Sip-N-Doodle is a "you can paint party!"  Everyone gets to pick out their painting of choice (over 500 available) which means no two are alike.  That's a... Read More

Dreaming My Way To India

By Jen Price

it all started with a dream... This year (meaning the last 12 months) has been an interesting year for me.  One that has involved allowing myself the freedom to dream and name my passions, hobbies, and what I really want to do now that I'm 30 something.  I am a very practical person so dreaming... Read More

Doodle 4 Google

By Jen Price

As someone who values creativity, I've always loved Google's "20 percent time" philosophy.  If you aren't familiar with it, it's simply this...20 percent of your time must be spent on something other than your job description, something you are really passionate about.  It's an allotment that allo... Read More

Put Your Photos On Canvas

By Jen Price

Have you ever put a photo on canvas?  I love original art, so I love the idea of using a photo I've taken and making it pop on canvas.  Only, canvas can be expensive.  Did you know that the mission of Canvas People is one free canvas for every home?  What better way to try out photos on canvas t... Read More

Very Special Arts Festival

By Julie Liberman

Every year, the Plano Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the Very Special Arts Festival, an afternoon festival of make-and-take art activities from local companies for kids of all ages. Speech TX is honored to participate again for the 5th year in a row! Admission is free, fun is a g... Read More

Fruits Of My Labor?

By Jen Price

Over the weekend I received an email from my daughter's school.  Luckily, it wasn't one of those "we need to talk to you about your child" emails.  No, it was an email asking my permission to let my daughter be entered into an art contest.  Apparently, the art teacher has been impressed with her ... Read More