Join A Creative Art STUDIO for music, art and fun during First Friday Denton, April 4, 7 – 10 pm. This month their music is provided by Oui Bis, a group of local musicians that feature a variety of styles of music including the American Old Time tradition as well as Irish, Scottish and English folk dance music. Their performance will include a mix of Old Standards (that is to say jazz from the early to mid 20th century), Latin American jazz tunes of various sorts, Balkan and Slavic tunes and a handful of original tunes that might lean heavily on all of the above. Members of the group include Steve Prouty, Leon Peek, George Merritt, Maristella Feustle, Allison Cami and Steve Horn.
Be sure and check out their new art show featuring Denton resident, Aurora Cabrera. AURORA is primarily a self taught artist. She was born and raised in Oaxaca, the Mexican contemporary art mecca. Aurora approaches her artwork with passion and intensity. She sees the world through brilliant colors. She creates bold painted furniture, vibrant watercolors, mixed media, and shadow boxes. She paints what she loves – nature and Mexican symbolism. Today she is a Denton resident, creating at home and raising her boys. “I have been dancing for 23 years with my art and my family, always putting my family first, but my art is part of me”.
Bailey Parrish returns as A Creative Art STUDIO’s $1 a minute portrait artist and Crystal Nelson and Tina Alvarez demonstrates art techniques.
A Creative Art Studio and Gallery
“Putting ART in the HeART of Denton”
Join us for a special Steampunk edition of First Friday Denton on Feb 7th, 2014. Our featured art of the evening include metal sculptures by Daren Fagen, Beaded jewelry by Terri Richards and Steampunk jewelry by Debbie Waldrop. Daren, Debbie and Terri will be on hand to talk about their art and do some demonstrating of some of their techniques.
Our music starts at 7 with the sounds of singer/ songwriter, Daniel Ziegler followed at 7:45 by The New Rainbows. Daniel’s music is from the heart and his lyrics are inspired by nature and his surroundings. He performs in a variety of styles: from rock to acoustic performances and teaches songwriting as well as guitar. The New Rainbows are an eclectic group composed of the very accomplished Alyse Hashi on flute and Robert Hokamp on guitar.
Bailey Parrish, our “dollar a minute” sketch artist will be on hand to draw your portrait. The average portrait time is about 20 minutes. We will have our community art project which will also have a Steampunk twist. Feel free to dress in steampunk theme. Think Victorian meets industrial age meets Wild Wild West and sprinkle on a little Star Trek borg.
Grab that aviator hat with goggles, vest and bowtie, corset or top hat and come on down to the studio. Best Steampunk Costume wins $20 gift certificate from the studio. (Note: You don’t have to dress up to attend.) Grab a friend and come join the fun.
Happy Birthday A Creative Art STUDIO. They are celebrating their 4 year anniversary with a make up First Friday Denton and a rescheduled 2nd Annual Festivus on Saturday. This year on December 13th First Friday Denton collides with the Wassailfest, an event put on my participating merchants located in Denton’s downtown area. Be sure and stop by the studio to try their Wassail and celebrate their birthday. Kristie Hunger is the featured artist of the month and several other artists will be on hand with a special selection of unique art gifts just in time for holiday shopping. The 2nd annual A Creative Art STUDIO Festivus starts Saturday, Dec 14, from 10 – 7 pm. Come shop, celebrate life. Music starts at 1 pm. Enjoy Birthday cake, cookies and hot chocolate while you meet some of the artists that make the art that you love. For a music schedule or additional information, be sure and check out their FACEBOOK.
Join A Creative Art STUDIO for an evening of music, art and fun. This month the music will be provided by Darrin Kobetich (Ft Worth) and Mark Brandt (Dallas). Both Darrin and Mark have performed at the studio and are a definite crowd pleaser. This month the studio “keeps it in the family” in that the featured artist of the month is Rosalie Kobetich, Darrin’s mother. She brings her western style to the studio featuring works in color pencils, watercolors, oil and graphite. The studio will have a collage community art project for all to work on as well as art demonstrations. Grab a friend and come join the fun at 227 W Oak Street.
Welcome in the summer this Friday with music and art at A Creative Art STUDIO. This month our evening of Music will be provided by the Jesse Washmon Group. This wonderful Jazz group will be performing original music as well as some of the music of Jazz greats. Come check out our new art works from various artists in the gallery as well as our children’s art show. Music and art demonstrations will begin at 7. Also join in on our community art project. Grab a friend and come join the fun.