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2019 BBAC Plein Air Events Announced

Posted by janmoeller on December 10, 2018 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The BBAC Plein Air events are planned for the third Saturday of each month, weather permitting and when there are no other event conflicts. The group meets at 9:00 at locations to be determined. 

Please inquire about the specific date and location prior to the dates listed below to confirm the event and learn of any changes. 

PLANNED PLEIN AIR DATES:

January 15, February 15, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16 and December 21. 

CONTACTS (text preferred):

Richard Curtin 214-450-765

Judith Brueske 432-244-9503


BBAC Show Schedule for 2019 Announced

Posted by janmoeller on December 8, 2018 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

In the schedule below, you can see all the shows planned for the year at once. Receptions which are not yet scheduled will be posted with show announcements on the website. Members will be notified by email as well.


Please note: Entries are due on the Sunday through Tuesday before the show starts, and pickup dates are the last day of the show. This allows a full day for setting up the next show. You can greatly help the curator by adhering to these guidelines. 


BBAC members, mark your calendars and enter as many shows as you like. Not a member yet? It's easy to join. Use our membership form online or stop in at Gallery on the Square for an application.


January 10 - February 26  New Year/New Works Show

February 28 - April 23 Print Show

April 25 - June 18 R3 Show: Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse Show

June 20 - August 13 ClayWorks Show

August 15 - October 8 Plein Air Show

October 10 - December 3 Annual Membership Show

December 5 - January 9 Holiday Miniature Show

BBAC Shows for 2018 Confirmed

Posted by janmoeller on February 23, 2018 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Calls For Art for 2018

Now you can see all the shows planned for the year at once. Receptions which are not yet scheduled will be posted with show announcements on the website. Members will be notified by email as well.

BBAC members, mark your calendars and enter as many shows as you like. Not a member yet? It's easy to join. Use our membership form online or stop in at Gallery on the Square for an application.

March 1 April 24, 2018 Way Out West

  • Open to all BBAC members and those who join
  • Artwork due: February 25-27, 2018. The show is installed on February 28
  • Reception: March 1-Thursday, Evening prior to Cowboy Poetry weekend
  • Pickup Artwork: April 24

April 26 June 19, 2018 R3: Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose

  • Open to all BBAC members and those who join
  • Artwork due: April 22-24. The show is installed on April 25
  • Reception: TBA --
  • Pick up Artwork: June 19

June 21 August 14, 2018-Clayworks--Invitational Show

  • Artwork due: June 17-19. The show is installed on June 20
  • Reception: TBA
  • Pick up Artwork: August 14

August 16 – October 9, 2018 Plein Air Show

  • Open to all BBAC members and those who join
  • Artwork due: August 12-14. The show is installed on August 15
  • Reception: Friday, August 31 Labor Day Weekend (with CatchLight)
  • Pick up Artwork: October 9

October 11 December 4, 2018 BBAC Membership Drive and Show

  • Open to all BBAC members and those who join
  • Artwork due: October 7-9. The show is installed on October 10
  • Reception: Artwalk weekend
  • Pick up Artwork: December 4

December 6, 2018 January 8, 2019 Holiday Miniature Show

  • Open to all BBAC members and those who join
  • Artwork due: December 2-4. The show is installed on December 5
  • Reception: -TBA
  • Pick up Artwork: January 8

NEW ARTS SHOW COORDINATOR NAMED

Posted by janmoeller on January 31, 2018 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

BBAC would like to acknowledge Judith Loya for her work as show coordinator in the past, and welcome Aaron Brooks as her replacement. Aaron will be assisting the shows' curators, logging entries and creating ID labels for the works in the shows. Thank you both for your service!

NEW STANDARD FORM FOR SHOW ENTRIES

Posted by janmoeller on January 30, 2018 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Now you can access and print a standard entry form for any BBAC show! Just be sure to enter the title of the show at the top. Another way we are streamlining our processes. Hope to see your work in the next show!

BBAC SHOW ENTRY FORM

BBAC Critique Group - Join Us!

Posted by janmoeller on October 30, 2017 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (8)

The critique group meets every other month at Gallery On The Square - 115 W. Holland Ave. 

Come and join us for "show and tell" of your most recent work or work in progress. Participants are asked to explain their process and ideas, what works well and areas giving them headaches! A round table discussion of ideas and solutions is offered.

A fun way to show your proces and discuss your work!

For more information, Please call Anne Eckeley at 432-837-3583. 

Plein Air 2017-18 Meetup Dates Scheduled

Posted by janmoeller on October 30, 2017 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The dates scheduled for the fall/winter season are as follows (3rd Saturday of each month)

November 11

December 16

January 20

February 17

March 17

April 21

May 19

Contact Judith Brueske for specific event information at ocoent895@gmail.com. We hope you will come out and enjoy creating in the fresh air! 

PLEIN AIR GROUP-NEXT MEET

Posted by anonymous on March 11, 2014 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

JULIANNA IS PLANNING OUR NEXT PLEIN AIR GROUP "PAINT OUT" AT CDRI JUST OFF OF HWY 118 BEFORE FT. DAVIS.

DATE: MARCH 22ND

TIME AND OTHER

DETAILS TO FOLLOW.

COME TO THE NEXT MEMBERS' MEETING TO GET AN UPDATE.

Critique Group February 5

Posted by anonymous on January 20, 2014 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Anne Eckley will hold a Critique Group at GOTS Gallery on Wednesday, February 5th from 11:30 – 1:00 pm. The Critique group will critique each other’s “work in progress”. Carol will send a list of compositional ideas to discuss and use for critiques. This group is open to all of those wanting critique of their work.

Terlingua Arts Festival

Posted by anonymous on January 7, 2014 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (4)

Calling All Big Bend Artists

TERLINGUA- All Big Bend artists are invited to participate in the First Annual Terlingua Arts Festival on Saturday, January 25th at the Earth and Fire Gallery in the Terlingua Ghost Town.

Booths can be located outdoors for artists to showcase their work. There will be a $10.00 charge per 15’x 15’ booth area. The artist will be responsible for their own setup and displays. Onsite demonstrations are encouraged.

For more information or booth reservations contact Pam Ware at Earth and Fire Gallery at 432-371-2637 or pam709@gmail.com.

 


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