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October 2021

Under the Sea 5 by Brenda McKinney

Art Hop XIV

October 1 - October 30
Georgetown Art Center & Georgetown Public Library, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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The 2021 Art Hop is a statewide juried art exhibit held annually at two venues in the historic downtown district of Georgetown. Georgetown Art Works, the non-profit that manages the Georgetown Art Center, organizes all aspects of the exhibit and displays selected artworks in the gallery at the Georgetown Art Center and display space at the Georgetown Public Library. This art competition is open to any artist 16 years or older residing in Texas and the categories of art on…

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August 2021

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Exhibit — Complements

August 27 - September 25
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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This exhibit includes the paintings and mixed media work of artist Diane Fraser.   com~ple~ment n. Something that completes, makes up a whole, or brings to perfection. The intent of “Complements” is to present a series of parity between works. The equivalence is a product of my studio practice and unintentional. I work on several projects simultaneously. Each project has an individual format and intent, however, over time works crossover and connect via elemental qualities such as line, hue, value…

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July 2021

three artworks from the central texas art from the streets exhibit

Central Texas Art from the Streets

July 23 - August 22
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Austin is home to hundreds of muralists, many of whom got their start doing graffiti, although many others have academic roots in fine arts, printing, graphic design and other similar fields. Yet something has attracted and enticed these artists out of the comfort of their studios and brought them onto the streets, to experiment, explore and inspire the masses. Come join us in viewing examples of murals and graffiti along with current work created during studio sessions at the Arts…

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June 2021

Social Justice exhibit

Social Justice

June 18 - July 18
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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The paintings and drawings in this series are reflections of issues that are prevalent today -- gender inequality, cultural biases, and specific subjects linked to social justice including human trafficking, child marriage, and honor killing.  This exhibition represents Richard Laurent's personal journey to understand cross-cultural criminal traditions. This work represents his efforts as an artist to help turn these "human wrongs" into human rights.

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May 2021

Symphony of Entities

May 14 - June 13
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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For several years, JR Rapier has been exploring the possible existence of emotional entities by visualizing an emotion on canvas as an earthly being. Through a common philosophy, that feelings are separate from who you are as a human being, Rapier is tapping into her own psyche to illustrate what her feeling might look like if it actually appeared to her as an old friend, a child-self or a strange figure. A Symphony of Entities is about giving emotions a…

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April 2021

Examples of art from the exhibit The Black Women's Epoch

The Black Women’s Epoch

April 2 - May 9
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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The Black Women’s Epoch is a group art exhibition by We Here Collective that explores Black femme history through a multi-media, intersectional lens. Through this exhibition, we hope to emphasize the perspectives and stories of Black American women to show who they are and how they have always been instrumental in shaping our country and our history. In this exhibition, we have included work that displays the continued resistance to systematic racism and sexism. Within this exhibition we also work…

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February 2021

Three artist's artwork from the Found Exhibit

Found

February 26 - March 28
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Found presents recent artworks by three area artists.  Each artist relies on random discovery and found materials as a starting point.  Chaussonnet recuts recovered industrial scrap steel, then forges and welds stylized busts, landscapes, and abstract sculptures.  Rolfe is an assemblage artist whose narrative relief sculptures and shadow boxes are composed primarily of reclaimed vintage household furnishings.  Webb faithfully uses acrylics to portray abandoned trash piles left at the curb for bulk collection.

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January 2021

Four images from artists in Paperworks exhibit

Paperworks

January 8 - February 21
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Four artists look beyond the surface and use paper to create paper-constructed worlds. B. Shawn Cox folds and creases paper into textured geometric forms. Donna Lewis creates serene, ordered collages from common materials. Valerie Fowler tells stories with drawings, rolls of paper and a unique presentation device she calls a Crankie. Meena Matai carves webs of paper into 2-D and 3-D forms.

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November 2020

Book Passage mixed media exhibit

Book Passage

November 6, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Join us for our last exhibit of 2020, Book Passage, where unwanted books are given a new home in a world where dying books are reborn and venerated. This is new work by award-winning book artists John Sager and Janice Anderson. Anderson weaves complex, exquisite and richly colored mixed media collages from discarded book covers, supporting ephemera and carefully placed related found objects. Sager is an assemblage sculptor who shapes distressed books into evocative, thoughtful and astonishingly elegant constructions.  

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October 2020

Art Hop XIII

October 2, 2020 - October 31, 2020
Georgetown Art Center & Georgetown Public Library, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Please join us for our biggest event of the year with original works of art from Texas artists.  This event has over 100 artworks in multiple categories with participants selected by renowned judges for each: 3D/sculpture, photography, 2D abstract, and 2D representational.

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August 2020

Black and white graphite drawing from Blissful Ignorance exhibit

Blissful Ignorance

August 28, 2020 - September 26, 2020
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Blissful Ignorance is an exhibit of graphite drawings by artist Mayuko Ono Gray that hybridizes traditional Japanese calligraphy with Western drawing practices and aesthetics. Traditional Asian art-forms have often integrated word and image. Mayuko draws upon literary artifacts ranging from proverbs to poetry to influence her calligraphy and creates unique word-images that are reflections on human nature, place, self, ephemerality, permanence, and universal wisdom.

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July 2020

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Ingrained

July 24, 2020 - August 23, 2020
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Four Artists Creating Visual Stories Through Wood “Ingrained” is an art exhibit of four artists with differing styles and subjects who are united by their use of a common material. The pieces created for this exhibition highlight the wood grain of panels to explore a range of viewpoints and topics. From questioning how humans communicate and connect, to interpreting nature and exploring humanity’s impact on it, these paintings and sculptures may at first appear disconnected. Visually they also vary: Colorful abstractions, brooding landscapes, hyper-realistic insects,…

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March 2020

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Exhibit — Critters: Our Animal World

March 20, 2020 - May 3, 2020
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception: Saturday, March 21, 2020 6-8 PM Artist talk: Sunday, March 22, 2020 2 PM   Critters: Our Animal World, is an exhibition featuring the work of three incredible artists: Carrie Cook, Jessica Gengenbach, and Shanny Lott. The exhibit also includes work from the Georgetown Art Center’s open call jury-selected finalist work, creating a unique multi media presentation.

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February 2020

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Exhibit — Tignon — Chesley Antoinette

February 14, 2020 - March 15, 2020
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception Saturday February 15th 6-8pm Artist Talk Sunday February 16th 2-4pm Please join the Georgetown Art Center for this groundbreaking art exhibition featuring the work of artist, Chesley Antoinette. Tignon (pronounced teyôN) is a French word that can mean cloth or handkerchief and is used to reference the headwraps of Creole women. The Tignon Law was an edict of good government dictated by the Spanish government during the late 18th century in New Orleans, Louisiana that forced women of…

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January 2020

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Exhibit — Meta Garden – Rebecca Bennett

January 10, 2020 - February 9, 2020
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception: Saturday  Jan 11, 2020 6-8 PM Artist Talk: Sunday  Jan 12, 2020 2-4 PM Artist Rebecca Bennett’s Meta Garden exhibit will have work that uses digitally manipulated images of her original paintings to create a new body of work that references in a very abstract way elements of a garden, ie. blooms, sprouts, cairns. She’s using “garden” as a metaphor for growth, change, nourishment, seeds, and natural evolution.   She wants to share creative growth and the path…

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November 2019

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Exhibit — Contemporary Mosaics

November 1, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Nov 1st - Jan 5th Artist Reception: Saturday Nov 2, 2019 6-8pm This exhibit will feature works from multiple artists at the Austin Mosaic Guild, who are seeking to push the boundaries in techniques, formats, and materials of mosaic art. The exhibit will focus on the state of contemporary mosaics today as well as ways in which traditional boundaries are being challenged by these contemporary artists. The Guild intends to enlighten visitors on the ways in which modern mosaicists are…

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September 2019

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Exhibit: 2019 Art Hop

September 27, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Georgetown Art Center & Georgetown Public Library, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Progressive Artist Reception: Saturday, Sept. 28 Begins at the Georgetown Public Library - 2:00pm Then HOP to the Georgetown Art Center - 3:15pm Awards Ceremony - 3:45pm   The 2019 Art Hop exhibit is a statewide juried arts competition, organized by Georgetown Art Works, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts in the City of Georgetown, Texas. The participating venues are the Georgetown Public Library and the Georgetown Art Center, in the historic district of Georgetown. Competition Categories: 2D…

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August 2019

Exhibit : Cultivated on Dry Land

August 23, 2019 - September 21, 2019
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Free
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Artist Reception: Saturday, August 24th, 6-8pm Artist Talk: Sunday, August 25th, 2pm Cultivated on Dry Land explores the visual relationships between land based flora and marine life. My artistic observation of such forms leads to a process of combining physical attributes of a number if species into a given sculpture, resulting in abstracted representations. I look to the manner in which certain plants and sea creatures grow and generate their structures and take note of how several visually overlap despite…

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July 2019

Exhibit – The Soul of America

July 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception: Saturday, July 13, 6-8pm Artist Talk: Sunday, July 14, 2pm Artists916 is an artists’ collective of 15 artists in Austin, TX. Our mission is to increase the relevance of art locally, increase member artists’ profiles, and arrange exhibitions. Soul of America will be a group show featuring all of our local artist members. We have developed the theme — Soul of America— as a timely, relevant and rich content platform, to challenge our members creatively, and engage the…

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May 2019

Exhibit: Nosotros

May 31, 2019 - July 7, 2019
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Join us for a month of events celebrating art & culture of South America, Central America, Caribbean, Mexico & Southwest of North America Opening Reception Saturday June 1, 2019 Time: 6pm - 8pm Location: Georgetown Art Center Music: Alta Asignación Catering: La Plaza Market Pop-Up Art Exhibit Saturday June 15, 2019 Time: 5pm - 7pm Location: Wolf Ranch Shade Plaza Canvas Project Pop-up Art Lecture: LatinX Music in Rock Sunday June 2, 2019 Time: 2pm - 4pm Location: Georgetown Art…

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