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    • 15 Feb 2019
    • 23 Mar 2019
    • ART on the Square
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    CALL ● FOR ● ART

    ELLIS COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION

    2019 ● STUDENT ● EXHIBIT

    ELIGIBILITY :The student exhibit is open to all school students, from K-5 to seniors in high school. It is open to students from public schools, charter and private schools, and home school associations. All art work must be executed in the classroom under the instruction of the teacher.  

    WORKS OF ART Each student may submit one piece of art with a maximum size of 12 inches x 18 inches for 2-dimensional works. Three-dimensional works should not exceed 12 inches x 10 inches x 8 inches.  CLICK ON LINK BELOW FOR PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR ART.

    IMPORTANT 2019 STUDENT EXHIBIT DATES

    February 15–March 8—Teachers must advise how many students will be participating by grade so gallery space can be planned.

    March 22–23, 1:00–5:00 pm—Art must be delivered to Art on the Square Gallery, 113 West Franklin Street, Waxahachie. The gallery is located on the courthouse square.

    March 26–April 6—The student exhibit will be open to the public. Hours are 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Tuesday–Sat. and 1:00–5:00 pm Sunday.

    March 30, 2:00–4:00 pm—A reception is scheduled for Saturday afternoon. Senior scholarships will be announced at 2:30 pm and a Teacher Appreciation Award will also be announced.

    April 7 and April 9, 1:00–4:00 pm—Teachers are responsible for picking up their students’ work.

    SENIOR STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS Two $500.00 scholarships will be awarded to high school students who are planning to pursue artistic training at an accredited college, university or art school.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION David Harper—admin@elliscountyart.net.

    CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO REVIEW & DOWNLOAN FORMS FOR SUBMISSION— Note:  These forms can be downloaded and completed by computer, or printed and completed by hand.

    CLICK HERE TO REVIEW & DOWNLOAD ALL FORMS

    CLICK HERE FOR ART PREPARATION RULES & IMPORTANT DATES

    CLICK HERE FOR STUDENT'S ENTRY FORM

    CLICK HERE FOR STUDENT ART WORK LABELS

    CLICK HERE FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

    • 13 Apr 2019
    • 26 May 2019
    • ART on the Square
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    14th ANNUAL

    PAINT HISTORIC WAXAHACHIE!

    ENTRY FEE:

    ECAA MEMBER: $50      *NON-MEMBER: $65

    *Click here to see benefits of membership in Ellis County Art Association!

    Easels in Ellis County:  

    Pre-Paint

    **April 13 - May 12**

    **PRE-PAINT opportunity: Registered artists are eligible to paint any day, anywhere in Ellis County, April 13  through May 12!    For your painting to qualify for awards, exhibition, & sale, your painting support must have the offical event stamp!  Canvas, paper, etc. can be "stamped" at ART on the Square during regular business hours:  Tuesday – Saturday, 10-6, Sunday 1-5.

    To be included in the Event Program "Collectors Guide to a Paint Out", you must register by April 15.


    OFFICIAL PAINT OUT WEEK:  

    May 17 – May 26


    CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD GUIDELINES & PROSPECTUS


    ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS

    The 14th Annual Paint Historic Waxahachie is open to any artist 18 and over.  Work submitted should reflect the best quality of your plein air painting.  In the spirit of plein air and to Level the field" of competition, we ask that all art be completed in the field (no studio touch-up).  Artists must agree to paint a minimum 2 days (or sessions) on location during the official 7 day paint week, May 17th through 26th.  Canvas, board or paper must be authenticated (stamped) prior to painting.  Artists are required to submit a minimum of 2 paintings for the exhibition and sale.  

    LOCATION:  

    Painting locations include (but not limited to) historic homes, the Waxahachie Courthouse Square and surrounding Historic District, our city park, and a 5-mile hiking/biking trail that runs through town, plus special access to private properties.

    OTHER INFORMATION

    The designated paint out areas throughout Waxahachie have been  selected to give artists plenty of exposure and opportunity for sales.  Our event publication, “Collector’s Guide to a Paint Out” is designed to promote and market the artists, their art and the event.  Paint Historic Waxahachie 2019  is a fund-raising event hosted by the Ellis County Art Association, a 501(c)3 non profit corporation. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of art will benefit Ellis County Art Association community fine art programs.  


    • 17 Jun 2019
    • 21 Jun 2019
    • ART on the Square
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              Ellis County Art Association 

                    14th Annual Summer Arts Academy 

    JUNE 17 - 21, 2019

                  SESSION I:  Kids  6 to 12  - 9:00 am to 11:00 am             

    SESSION II:  Teens  13 to 17 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

      The Art Academy is a one week class - Monday through Friday

     ART on the Square, 113 W. Franklin, Waxahachie, Texas.  

    Tuition is $195 per student, per class and includes all art supplies.

    Instruction in Studio Fine Arts by qualified professional artisans will include drawing, painting and sculpture.

    Enrollment is limited to insure personal attention and instruction and is on a first come basis upon receipt of payment of tuition.

    A limited number of full or partial scholarships are available based on financial need. Please submit requests by mail to Ellis County Art Association, P.O. Box 2064, Waxahachie, TX 75168

    DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:

    JUNE 10, 2019

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Cancellation 7 days prior to class beginning: full tuition less $50 cancellation fee.

    Cancellation less than 7 days prior to class beginning:  no refund unless space is filled, in which case tuition refunded less $50 cancellation fee..

    Cancellation by ECAA – full refund 


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