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Art on the Square Fine Art Gallery
113 W. Franklin Street
Waxahachie, Texas 75165
972-937-3414
ecaa@elliscountyart.net

ELLIS COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION
Bringing Art to Life in Ellis County Since 1958

Benefits of membership


Gallery Hours:
12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tuesday thru Friday
10:00 a.m. til 6:00 p.m. Saturday
1:00 til 4:00 p.m. Sunday
Closed Monday

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THE ENVELOPE PLEASE-MEMBERS CHALLENGE

Olivette Hubler won “Best In Show” in the 2022 ECAA Member’s Show for her work titled “Found Object”. In the Oil & Acrylic category Marie Grey took First Place Honors for “Sepharvian”, Mary Rabien won Second Place for “Stay Back” and Steve Miller came in Third for his work titled “Burn Barrel”. To see all winners of this exhibit, Envelope Please Winners - 2022

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NEW EXHIBIT COMING SOON!

Our next exhibit will feature works by our Gallery Members and will hang from February 1 thru May 17, 2023. The Gallery will have all new work hanging for this Winter & Spring Show and Sale! Be sure to stop by and check out the New, Original Fine Art by local Texas Artists.

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ECAA NEXT MEMBER'S MEETING AND ARTIST DEMO: FEBRUARY 6, 2023

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The public is welcome to join us for a free painting demonstration every 1st Monday of the month. A guest artist will give a demonstration of his/her art process. Check out the events calendar for next scheduled program.

Doors open at 5:45 p.m. for a Meet & Greet and Mini Show Competition for Participating Member’s Art. (Mini Show Entry Cut-off at 6:15 to allow for voting)

GUEST ARTISTS DEMONSTRATION BEGINS AT 7:00 p.m. 


See What is Currently On Exhibit!

An Original work of art is a perfect gift idea...for that special person.... or for yourself! Our gallery puts the spotlight on the vast creative talent of area artisans.   

At any given time, the gallery inventory boasts over 250 original works of art by members of Ellis County Art Association including paintings, photography, sculpture, fiber art, pottery and fine hand-crafted jewelry. Click Here to browse the original art at the Online Store.
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UPCOMING ART CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

CECY TURNER WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: FEBRUARY 6 &7, 2023

Cecy Turner is an award-winning artist and a Texas native. She graduated from Vanderbilt University and did post-graduate study in art at University of North Texas and has studied under numerous accomplished artists in both oil and watercolor. Feature articles about her have appeared in Art of the West Magazine, Artists Magazine, Watercolor Artist Magazine (cover), The Best of Flower Painting, and she was chosen by Southwest Art Magazine as an "Artist to Watch." Cecy holds Signature Memberships in American Impressionist Society, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, National Watercolor Society, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Outdoor Painters Society, American Women Artists and Plein Air Artists Colorado. You can learn more about Cecy Turner and her work here: www.CecyTurner.com


"In this 2 day workshop will cover small value shapes that make up a painting and translate them into watercolor landscapes. We will do small (4 x 51/2" shape plans which are quick and easy as preliminary warm-ups for our paintings."


Cecy Turner Workshop Supply List


Date: February 6-7, 2023

Time: 9:40 a.m. til 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $175


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Winter After School Art Classes

Barbara Woods, Instructor

Ages 6 to 12 yrs. Old

April 28, and May 5

4:30 to 6:00 p.m. 


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Let's Have a Paint Party!

Plan your next Celebration or Social Event as a PAINT PARTY at

Art On The Square!

You Bring the Refreshments, and ECAA will provide the Artist and Lead an Art Class in the Theme or your choice.

Click here to Schedule a Paint Party!

To Schedule a Paint Party, contact Barbara Woods: babz1954@gmail.com

Every 3rd Monday Night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

ECAA is hosting an Open Studio for ECAA Members to get together to Paint, Draw, and Develop community as Artists, and to just have a good time! The Subject and theme for the evening will vary each month. A fee of $10 each is required to use the building and buy any additional supplies needed. To see dates of next Open Studio, click below:

Up Coming Events & Activities


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PAINT HISTORIC WAXAHACHIE PLEIN AIR EVENT MAY 5- MAY 17,2023

Pickup information at gallery at 10 A.M. May 5 and sign in. Artists must paint in Waxahachie’s city limits during this time. Deadline to turn in paintings will be 2:00 p.m. May 17, 2023. Show will be hung on May 18. Friday, May 19 will be the reception and awards presentation. Show will hang until the end of July.

Lunch fixings will be available during days and times gallery is open. There will be cash prizes for Best of Show, First Place, Second Place, and Third Place. Honorable Mentions will receive merchandise awards.

Do not submit paintings as usual. Do not submit online. When turning in your paintings there will be a form to fill out with your name, title and price. Also, labels to attach to your painting. PRE-PAINT will begin April 1 – April 29. You may paint anywhere in Ellis County during this time.

Registration Information coming soon!

Ellis County Art Association and Art on the Square are proud members of the following organizations:

Call Today: (972)-937-3414