fine art events

Art Shows & Events

OA Gallery, The Beauty of Botanicals
OA Gallery, The Beauty of Botanicals

Beginning June 3, 2016, St. Louis residents will have the opportunity to experience some of the world's finest botanical artwork, created by members of the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA), at The Beauty of Botanicals: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Botanical Art, hosted by OA Gallery, the premier representational art gallery in St. Louis.

National Greely Art Exhibition 2016
National Greely Art Exhibition 2016

A large crowd was on hand at the reception and awards presentation of the 2016 50th Anniversary of the National Greeley Art exhibition held at the Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley CO April 29, 2016. Juror Don Weller had his job cut out to jury 100 pieces of two dimension and nine pieces of three dimension art from the 374 entries for the show.

2016 Spring National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society International on-line Exhibit
2016 Spring National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society International on-line Exhibit

Victor entered his painting, Rampage in the 2016 Spring National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society International on-line Exhibit. Since 1991, the National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) has been showcasing the remarkable talents of thousands of oil and acrylic painters.

Cowboy True Art Exhibit & Auction 2016
Cowboy True Art Exhibit & Auction 2016

Cowboy True is a celebration to honor actual cowboys and the art, gear and trappings that come from their daily lives. This unique weekend of cowboy art, music and food will be held at Bridwell Agriculture Center on 111 N. Burnett in Wichita Falls, TX on April 1 & 2 , 2016.

Exhibit and show hours: Friday, April 1: Set up, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Bridwell Ag Center garage doors open from 8:00a.m.-11:00a.m.; doors will close at 11:00a.m.); Art show judging, 4:00 p.m.; Opening reception and exhibit, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2: Public viewing of exhibit, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Exhibit, dinner and auction, 5:30p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Artistic Excellence Competition sponsored by Southwest Art Magazine
Artistic Excellence Competition sponsored by Southwest Art Magazine

Winners of the Artistic Excellence Competition sponsored by Southwest Art Magazine will have their work spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2,000! The 13 winning artists will be published in the December 2015 issue of Southwest Art and on Southwest Art website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen for that issue’s cover art.

Mountain Oyster Art Show
Mountain Oyster Art Show

The Contemporary Western Art Show and Sale Will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2015 in the Mountain Oyster Club. The Mountain Oyster Art Show is one of the oldest and best known contemporary western art shows in the country. For forty three years both emerging and established western artists have shown their works in the historic setting of the Mountain Oyster Club. Each year there are approximately 200 artist participants representing over 400 works seen by the public for the very first time.

Cottonwood Art Festival
Cottonwood Art Festival

Cottonwood Art Festival is a semi-annual event which features works from the nation's top visual artists. Located in scenic Cottonwood Park in Richardson, Texas, this prestigious art show has been a part of Richardson life for over forty years.

The festival is Saturday, October 3, 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday, October 4, 10 AM to 5 PM. Cottonwood Park is located at 1321 W. Belt Line Road, one block east of Coit Road in Richardson, TX. Parking and admission are free. The artists’ works are available for purchase, as are food and beverages, and some children’s events require a fee.

Western Trappings On The Llano 2015
Western Trappings On The Llano 2015

After completing 2 successful years, Western Trappings on The Llano is excited about the 2015 exhibit and sale. Several changes were made this year with the most important being the opening date of the exhibit has been moved to September 18, 2015 and the ending date has moved to November 15, 2015. The exhibit will be held in the Llano County Historical Museum, located at 310 Bessemer. We are excited about these changes and look forward to seeing everyone in Llano, Texas for a great time and a great exhibit.

Exhibit opens September 19, 2015 – open to the general public 9 am to 5 pm and during normal museum hours for the duration of the exhibit. Free admission.

Auction – September 19, 2015 – 1 pm at the American Legion Hall.

Breckenridge Fine Arts Center
Breckenridge Fine Arts Center

We're on our way for the 24th Annual Juried Art Show, Competition and Sale with this year's juror, Randy Meador, voted Texas Watercolorist of the Year twice. The exhibition will be in our Main and East Galleries from July 28th through September 5th, 2015. This is an international as well as national show. Competition includes 2D and 3D art awarding $6000 in prize money.Join us in Oklahoma for the 2015 Arts Festival! Saturday, August 30 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Sunday, August 31 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday, September 1 11:00 am to 4:00 pm