Big Bend Arts Council
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2023 BBAC Show Calendar

Posted by janmoeller on February 7, 2023 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

January 12- February 28, 2023 – Way out west Texas (Western Theme)


Curators: Jan and Carol


Take-in Entry Deadline: January 10


Reception: Friday January 13



March 2 –April 18- R3-Show


Curators: Lori, Jan and Yosdy


Take-In Entry Deadline: February 28


Reception: Friday March 3


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2022 BBAC Show Calendar

Posted by janmoeller on January 15, 2022 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (186)

2022 BBAC Show Calendar

New Year/New Work

January 13- March 1, 2022

Curators: tbd

Media: All

Take-in Entry Deadline: January 12

Open Theme

March 3 –April 19 

Curators: tbd

Media: tbd

Take-In Entry Deadline: March 2

R3: ReCycle, ReUse, RePurpose

 April 21- June 7

Curators: tbd

Media: Mixed to include 70% recycled ma...

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Satellite Dish Repurpose Show Scheduled

Posted by janmoeller on April 17, 2021 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (397)

   The upcoming Satellite Dish Repurpose Show is scheduled for the weekend of May 15-17th, 2021 in Alpine. The dishes will be exhibited outdoors at the Murphy Street Mercado, in conjunction with the ongoing R3: Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose Show currently exhibited at Gallery on the Square. 

   The show is also a contest, sponsored by KVLN Big Bend Radio, offering prizes of $100, $75 and $25 for first, second and third place. Judges are to be announced...

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FREE Satelite Dish Painting Workshop

Posted by janmoeller on February 22, 2021 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (194)

2021 Exhibit Schedule

Posted by janmoeller on January 17, 2021 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (221)

November 2020 Meeting News - Progress and Looking Forward to 2021

Posted by janmoeller on November 10, 2020 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (199)

   Several items were reviewed and planned at the November 2020 BBAC Board Meeting held on November 8th. Though the covid restrictions continue to curtail some of our gallery hours, the arts council is as lively as ever with an increase in online presence and outdoor events. 

   Gallery on the Square, our council's retail outlet in Alpine, will continue it's scaled back days and hours of operation, now Thursdays through Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm. However, the h...

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Is it a shooting star or a satellite? A satellite painting!

Posted by janmoeller on October 31, 2020 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (97)

BBAC has about a dozen smallish satellite dishes available for artists to repurpose and exhibit for sale in a special weekend show.

This show is slated for Spring of 2021 when the weather may permit an outdoor sidewalk sale. A suggested theme for the dishes will be Dark Skies,  but is not strictly limited to that theme. Prospectus coming soon!

If you are interested in adopting (more like a Catch and release...

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Gallery Gets Creative During Temporary Shutdown

Posted by janmoeller on August 6, 2020 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (100)

   Shout out and Thanks to Gallery on the Square members who kept the sales going during the recent shutdown. Lori Griffin, curator of the R3: Recycle, Reuse & Re-purpose Show, and Assistant Director Amanda Calhoun made sure artwork was visible in the front windows and available for viewing and purchase by appointment only.

   Meanwhile, our BBAC director Jan Moeller, GOTS director Jim Senneff and g...

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2019 BBAC Plein Air Events Announced

Posted by janmoeller on December 10, 2018 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (976)

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. 


January 15, February 15, March 16, ...

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BBAC Show Schedule for 2019 Announced

Posted by janmoeller on December 8, 2018 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (102)

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. 

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