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March 16 - 31, 2013, Terrell

Paint Historic Terrell, sponsored by NETFAA

Click here for an application
(Deadline March 1, 2013)

April 27 - 28, 2013, Malakoff

Sculpture Gardens & Art Tour,
sponsored by the Malakoff Garden Club

Click here for more information and here for an application
(Deadline is February 1, 2013)

May 18, 2013, Mabank

Cedar Creek Lake Festival of the Arts,
sponsored by the Mabank Chamber of Commerce

Click here for a flyer and here for an application.

June 22 - 23, 2013, Ben Wheeler

Far Out Art-Fest, sponsored by the Ben Wheeler Merchants

Click here for more information and here for an application.
April 25 - 27, 2013, Athens

85th Annual Henderson County Art Show,
sponsored by the Henderson County Art Club

Click here for an application  (Deadline is April 12, 2013)
April 13, 2013, Tyler

Art in the Park, at the 1859 Goodman LeGrand Museum in downtown Tyler

The 39th Exhibition of the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies opened June 1st at the Irving Art Center and continues through July 7. 
It is free and open to the public.
The Irving Art Center is at 3333 North MacArthur Boulevard
Hours of operation are:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday - 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

SWS had 15 Members with entries in the show.
Christmas in July, Malakoff.
The Twelve Days of Christmas, July 19-30
Each sponsoring business will have special events each day and a special prize for you to register to win.

The Flagg House will be displaying the works of SHWS Artists.

Gallery 211, Athens
Abstract will be the theme for our next show for the new year 2014 and the Gallery is accepting submissions. The show will run mid January through March. For more information call us at 903-292-1746 or email <>.

A bit farther afield ...

Darla Bostick’s 6th Annual Ghost Ranch Workshop/Retreat in Abiquiu , NM, October 13-19.  Includes digital photography, watercolors/acrylics, pencil, incorporating text, mixed media work with opportunity for plein air painting and comfort of a group activity room (floor to ceiling vista views). For 7 days/6 nights you can relax, enjoy, create.  Lodging/meals included at Ghost Ranch property.  For more details see

October 19-20
12th Annual Edom Festival of the Arts

This juried show is known for having only high-quality, handmade, original art and crafts.
Free and open to the public.

The Jacksonville Area Arts Council presents the 2nd Annual Autumn Art Festival
Saturday, October 26, 2013
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Artists' Invitation and Information is here.
Festival information and Vendor Application is here.
Deadline for applications is October 9.

The Flagg House, Malakoff
The Flagg House will be decorating for Christmas starting November 1st. They have invited us to bring pictures and cards.  Those of you interested in taking pictures (they don't have to be Christmas) will also need to take a table easels for them.  No wall space this year.

OPAL: Outdoor Public Art on Loan
Sculpture exhibit in downtown Tyler
Grand Opening: Friday, October 25, 4:00-7:00 at Gallery Main Street, Tyler
2013 Winnsboro Fine Art Market
Saturday, November 2, 2013, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Art Jam on the 279 Artisan Trail
(Ben Wheeler to Edom)
November 30, 2013
The Henderson County 2014 Spring Art Show will be at the Malakoff Community Center.
April 22 - Set up
April 23 - Judging and
April 24 - Open to the Public
Road Trip!
Blue Genie Art Bazaar, Austin
Open again for it’s 13th year this Nov. 29th at the Marchesa Hall & Theatre. It is an annual arts show that features unique work from over 140 local and regional artisans – with a portion of proceeds going to Make-A-Wish® Central & South Texas. It is a fun, free shopping event where you can find something for everybody!
Our own Leslie White will be one of the featured artist at this show and sale.

It's time for the 35th annual "Randy Brodnax & Friends Christmas Art Sale". It's Dec 13, 14 & 15 at the Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas, Texas. We'll have 44 great Artists showing & selling their work. Come Shopping, eat some gumbo, listen to some live music.
East Texas Events - 2013
Star Harbor Watercolor Society