Upcoming events

    • 13 Apr 2019
    • 26 May 2019
    • ART on the Square
    • 13
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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

    **Each session is limited to 16 students

      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 


    • 22 Jun 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • ART on the Square classroom
    • 14
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    Super Art Saturday

    with

    BARBARA WOODS


    Fantastic Beasts and How to Draw Them


    Saturday, June 22  

    Ages 5 – 7   

    10:00 am – 11:30 am

    FEE: $25

    CLASS DESCRIPTION:  

    Learn what it takes to draw dragons and other magical beasts.  Spend the first hour learning how to draw different features.  Then use the rest of the time to design your own magical beast.  

    Classes are limited to 15.  Register today!  All materials supplied!

    Class location is ART on the Square Gallery - 113 W. Franklin St. Waxahachie, TX.  the classroom has a separate back entrance - From Franklin & Rogers, drive 1/2 block south, turn left into parking lot.  Steps lead directly to back door.  There is also a ramp access.

    ABOUT BARBARA WOODS:

    *Retired Teacher, certified in California and Texas *Taught Kindergarten and 1st Grade for 25 years *Artist in Residence on campus:  Presented art lessons to grades K-6th *Led the school’s yearly community mural *Taught Gifted and Talented art classes


    FEES PAID DIRECTLY TO INSTRUCTOR ON 1st DAY OF CLASS

    Questions? Contact Barbara:  babz1954@gmail.com 


    • 22 Jun 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • ART on the Square classroom
    • 15
    Register

      

    Super Art Saturday

    with

    BARBARA WOODS


    Fantastic Beasts and How to Draw Them

    Saturday, June 22  

    Ages 8 – 12  

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    FEE: $50


    CLASS DESCRIPTION:  

    Learn what it takes to draw dragons and other magical beasts.  Spend the first hour learning how to draw different features.  Then use the rest of the time to design your own magical beast.  

    Classes are limited to 15.  Register today!  All materials supplied!

    Class location is ART on the Square Gallery - 113 W. Franklin St. Waxahachie, TX.  the classroom has a separate back entrance - From Franklin & Rogers, drive 1/2 block south, turn left into parking lot.  Steps lead directly to back door.  There is also a ramp access.

    ABOUT BARBARA WOODS:

    *Retired Teacher, certified in California and Texas *Taught Kindergarten and 1st Grade for 25 years *Artist in Residence on campus:  Presented art lessons to grades K-6th *Led the school’s yearly community mural *Taught Gifted and Talented art classes


    FEES PAID DIRECTLY TO INSTRUCTOR ON 1st DAY OF CLASS

    Questions? Contact Barbara:  babz1954@gmail.com 


    • 27 Jul 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • ART on the Square classroom
    • 15
    Register

      

    Super Art Saturday

    with

    BARBARA WOODS

    Scrapbox Creations

    Saturday,  July 27th   

    Ages 8 - 12  

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    FEE: $25

    CLASS DESCRIPTION:  Use everyday scraps to make 3D creations.  Use cardboard, paper, wood scraps, buttons and more to build and create a unique piece of art.  Examples will be given, techniques shared and practiced before we let you loose to create your very own unique art piece!

    Classes are limited to 15.  Register today!  All materials supplied!

    Class location is ART on the Square Gallery - 113 W. Franklin St. Waxahachie, TX.  the classroom has a separate back entrance - From Franklin & Rogers, drive 1/2 block south, turn left into parking lot.  Steps lead directly to back door.  There is also a ramp access.

    ABOUT BARBARA WOODS:

    *Retired Teacher, certified in California and Texas *Taught Kindergarten and 1st Grade for 25 years *Artist in Residence on campus:  Presented art lessons to grades K-6th *Led the school’s yearly community mural *Taught Gifted and Talented art classes


    FEES PAID DIRECTLY TO INSTRUCTOR ON 1st DAY OF CLASS

    Questions? Contact Barbara:  babz1954@gmail.com 


    • 28 Jul 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • ART on the Square classroom
    • 14
    Register

      

    Super Art Saturday

    with

    BARBARA WOODS

    Art Around the World

    Saturday, July 28  

    Ages 5 – 7   

    10:00 am – 11:30 am

    FEE: $25

    CLASS DESCRIPTION:  Enjoy some world travel by making three art projects inspired from three different countries around the world.

    Classes are limited to 15.  Register today!  All materials supplied!

    Class location is ART on the Square Gallery - 113 W. Franklin St. Waxahachie, TX.  the classroom has a separate back entrance - From Franklin & Rogers, drive 1/2 block south, turn left into parking lot.  Steps lead directly to back door.  There is also a ramp access.

    ABOUT BARBARA WOODS:

    *Retired Teacher, certified in California and Texas *Taught Kindergarten and 1st Grade for 25 years *Artist in Residence on campus:  Presented art lessons to grades K-6th *Led the school’s yearly community mural *Taught Gifted and Talented art classes


    FEES PAID DIRECTLY TO INSTRUCTOR ON 1st DAY OF CLASS

    Questions? Contact Barbara:  babz1954@gmail.com 


    • 28 Jul 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • ART on the Square classroom
    • 15
    Register

      

    Super Art Saturday

    with

    BARBARA WOODS


    Art Around the World

    Saturday, July 28  

    Ages 8 – 12    

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    FEE: $50

    CLASS DESCRIPTION:  Enjoy some world travel by making three art projects inspired from three different countries around the world.

    Classes are limited to 15.  Register today!  All materials supplied!

    Class location is ART on the Square Gallery - 113 W. Franklin St. Waxahachie, TX.  the classroom has a separate back entrance - From Franklin & Rogers, drive 1/2 block south, turn left into parking lot.  Steps lead directly to back door.  There is also a ramp access.

    ABOUT BARBARA WOODS:

    *Retired Teacher, certified in California and Texas *Taught Kindergarten and 1st Grade for 25 years *Artist in Residence on campus:  Presented art lessons to grades K-6th *Led the school’s yearly community mural *Taught Gifted and Talented art classes


    FEES PAID DIRECTLY TO INSTRUCTOR ON 1st DAY OF CLASS

    Questions? Contact Barbara:  babz1954@gmail.com 


    • 24 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • ART on the Square classroom
    • 15
    Register

      

    Super Art Saturday

    with

    BARBARA WOODS

    Scrapbox Creations

    Saturday, August 24th   

    Ages 5 – 7   

    10:00 am – 11:30 am

    FEE: $25

    CLASS DESCRIPTION:  Use everyday scraps to make 3D creations.  Use cardboard, paper, wood scraps, buttons and more to build and create a unique piece of art.  Examples will be given, techniques shared and practiced before we let you loose to create your very own unique art piece!

    Classes are limited to 15.  Register today!  All materials supplied!

    Class location is ART on the Square Gallery - 113 W. Franklin St. Waxahachie, TX.  the classroom has a separate back entrance - From Franklin & Rogers, drive 1/2 block south, turn left into parking lot.  Steps lead directly to back door.  There is also a ramp access.

    ABOUT BARBARA WOODS:

    *Retired Teacher, certified in California and Texas *Taught Kindergarten and 1st Grade for 25 years *Artist in Residence on campus:  Presented art lessons to grades K-6th *Led the school’s yearly community mural *Taught Gifted and Talented art classes


    FEES PAID DIRECTLY TO INSTRUCTOR ON 1st DAY OF CLASS

    Questions? Contact Barbara:  babz1954@gmail.com 


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