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Spring Fling” at Chandor Gardens

Saturday, April 1st 10am to 3pm

Admission $1 per person

Chandor Gardens

711 West Lee Avenue

Weatherford, TX 76008

 

Help us celebrate the arrival of a long-awaited spring season in the gardens at our annual “Spring Fling”! This popular event features music, food, area artists and craftsman.

Every year, our list of talented participating artists and vendors grows and this year will be no exception. The gardens will be loaded with talented people displaying, demonstrating and selling their unique arts and crafts.

So come on out and see the gardens in full bloom and bring your camera for a special family photo or two!

 

CALLING ALL VENDORS!!

As we grow and expand this popular event every year, we’re always looking for new and talented artists and craftsmen to come join in on the celebration and display/sell your goods to the public. This event is FREE (YES, FREE!) to all vendors. We are opening the gates at 9am for vendor set up and allowing to 5pm for vendor break down. If interested, please call 817-613-1700 or email knantz@weatherfordtx.gov .

 

SEE YOU IN THE GARDENS!

 

 

 

WAA/Doss Heritage Parker County Student Art Show 2017

 

Area secondary art students in Parker County will have the opportunity to show their artworks at the Doss Heritage Museum in Weatherford, TX in partnership with the Weatherford Art Association.

 

Show Dates – March 7 – March 24, 2017

 

ENTRY PROCESS

All entries must be delivered to the Doss Heritage Museum loading dock on Tuesday, February 28 between 3- 6pm or on Wednesday, March 1 between 3-6pm.  Entries are limited to 3 per artist with a cost of $1 per entry.

All works must be ready to hang with Velcro or wires, NO SAWTOOTH hangers.

All works must be originals and created within the current school year.

Works may be for sale with 20% commission to WAA.

WAA and the Doss Heritage reserve the right to qualify or disqualify any entry.

Entries acceptable may be photographs, paintings or drawings and 3-D.

Reception and ribbons/cash awards will be on Friday March 24 at the Doss Heritage Museum from 5-7pm.

Awards will consist of the following categories:

7-8 – Art 1

9-12 – Art 1

Art 2

Art 3-4

Ceramics/sculpture all levels

Photography

Advanced Placement

Gifted and Talented Program

 

All artworks will be handled with professional care.  WAA nor the Doss Heritage Museum will be held responsible for any damage to the art during this show.

WAA Membership Show 2017

 

Weatherford Art Association Membership Show at the Doss Heritage Center will be held on April 4-28.

 

ENTRY PROCESS

All entries will be delivered to the Doss Heritage loading dock Tuesday, March 28 from 10-1pm or on Wednesday, March 29 from 2-5pm.

Entries are limited to three per member.

All works must be wired and ready to hang. No sawtooth hangers.

All works must be originals and not shown in a previous WAA Membership Show.

Works may be for sale with 20% commission to WAA.

WAA and the Doss reserve the right to qualify or disqualify any artwork.

Cost is $10 per entry.

Reception/cash awards will be Thursday April 27 at the Doss Heritage Center.

 

All artworks will be handled with professional care.  Neither WAA nor the Doss Heritage Museum will be held responsible for any damage to the art during the show.

2017 Western Art Show and Sale

Doss Heritage & Cultural Center

1400 Texas Dr.

Weatherford TX,, 76086

Sponsored by the Weatherford Art Association and Doss Heritage & Cultural Center.

Show Dates – January 17 to February 24, 2017

 

ENTRY PROCESS

  • All entries delivered to the Doss Heritage Museum loading dock on Tuesday January 10 between 10am and 1pm or on Wednesday January 11 between 2-6pm. Entries are limited to 3 per artist with a cost of $15 per entry.
  • Attach one label to the back of the art; turn in a copy at time of entry.
  • All works must be ready to hang with wires, NO SAWTOOTH hangers.
  • All works must be originals and created within the last 3 years and may not have been entered in a previous WAA or Doss Western Art Show.
  • All works must be for sale with 20% commission to WAA.
  • WAA and the Doss Heritage reserve the right to qualify or disqualify any entry.
  • Entries acceptable may be photographs, paintings, drawing or 3-D.
  • Entries must measure no more than 47” x 60” in outside measurements.
  • Reception and awards will be on Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6pm at the Doss Heritage Museum
  • Awards will consist of 6 Awards of Excellence and Best of Show.
  • Judge: Paul Cameron Smith

 

All artworks will be handled with professional care.  WAA nor the Doss Heritage Museum will be held responsible for any damage to the art during this show.

 

 

 

 

Artist_________________________________________________

Contact Address ____________________________________ City ________________________

Phone ______________________

Title __________________________________________________

Media ________________________________ Size ______________

Sale price ______________________

 

 

 

 

Autumn News

Stage West Theatre on Vickery Blvd will be displaying the artworks of Jane Smith and Linda Whitehouse from November 11 through December 18, 2016  Pamela Steege will her art displayed there from March 9 through April 9, 2017.

Carolyn Bernard Young and Sherri Woodard Coffey had a Holiday Open House at Earth to Art Pottery on November 19th. Lots of wonderful pottery there

November Demo at the November meeting on Monday 11-28-16 will be presented by Katherine Gordon Rice using pastels.

December 3rd bring Christmas on the Square to Weatherford and Weatherford Art Association will be participating, tentatively both in the Firehouse Gallery and at a booth on the Square.

There will not be a December meeting of the Weatherford Art Association.  We will be celebrating our 50th anniversary on November 28th, and going in new directions as we move in December, 2016. As well-stated in the November newsletter:

“This year is rapidly coming to a close and a new year is ahead. Weatherford Art Association will be making changes, changes to a new location and just like any move it will take time and work to happen but we are looking forward to our new year and our new location wherever it will be. This amazing, talented group will continue to share their talents with the community at the Doss. Visitors are always welcome.”

The January meeting of the Weatherford Art Association will be held the 4th Monday at the Doss Heritage Center in Weatherford.

Autumn News will be updated and expanded as more information becomes available.  Check back frequently.

 

The Atrium Show will be hung on November 30, 2016. This showing features several WAA artists. The show is at the University of North Texas Health and Science Center at 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, across from the Western Art Museum in Ft. Worth. This art show will run until January 30, 2017. Reception information will be added asap.

Saturday, November 26, 2016. Don’t forget to read our very own Azalee Tatum’s column in the Weatherford Democrat today. In ‘Artistic Awakenings’ on page 4, She talks about this wonderful art association as our 50th celebration comes up.  We will be celebrating this coming Monday, Nov. 28th at the Firehouse Galley at 119 Palo Pinto in downtown Weatherford.  Come join us for a most artful evening.