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2nd Annual Steampunk First Friday at A Creative Art STUDIO

2nd Annual Steampunk First Friday at A Creative Art STUDIO

       Steampunk Art                        Costume Contest                               Art Project                              Music

Join A Creative Art STUDIO for this very fun First Friday Denton event  It is their 2nd Annual Steampunk First Friday. Steampunk art refers art that is inspired by industrial Western civilization during the 19th century and most often incorporates the use of metal with a mechanical theme. Other materials found in Steampunk art include glass, paper, leather or wood. Our music for the evening are the very accomplished Tanya Schwoch followed by Denton’s own Drew Phelps. Our featured artist of the month is Metal Artist Daren Fagan. Daren works in reclaimed recycled metals and has a passion for kinetic art and often includes springs and balanced suspended pieces. If you are a person who likes costumes be sure and enter our steampunk theme costume contest. Prizes for the best two costumes will be given. If you don’t like to dress up, it will be fun to see what people come up with. We will have artists who also create steampunk inspired artwork in the studio with special tables set up in the studio part of the gallery. A community art canvas project will be set up for everyone paint. Grab a friend and join the fun at A Creative Art STUDIO. 227 W Oak, Suite 101 Denton, Texas. 76201 940 442-1251 acreativeartstudio.comFirst Friday Denton Feb 6 2015 smallest

A Creative Art STUDIO plans 3 times the Fun for First Friday

A Creative Art STUDIO plans 3 times the Fun for First Friday

This First Friday Denton A Creative Art STUDIO brings TRIPLE the fun to one of our favorite art spots in Denton.

Celebrity Sweet 16 Dresses

Trotline

Fritz Schwalm photo 2

Solo UVER

Purl Snap Shirts promo

Purl Snap Shirts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music starts at 7 pm with musicians Chuck Voellinger and Chris Veon as Trotline who will be performing an acoustic set. At 7:30 guitarist and singer songwriter Fritz Schwalm takes stage. Fritz is also the leader of the Denton group Uver who you might have heard at Twilight tunes or the studio. Starting at 8:30 is the rock steady Purl Snap Shirts perform. Members Joe Stack and Garrett Phelps describe themselves as musicians who are “guitar playing, lyric singing; born to the wolves, and raised among the various communities of Denton, Texas.” Many of the artists have new work on display as we move into the fall season. Art demonstrations and a fall themed community art painting will be also taking place at the studio. Grab a friend and come join the fun.

Woven Watercolor by Aurora  Cabrera

A Creative Art STUDIO plans evening of Music and Art

A Creative Art STUDIO plans evening of Music and Art
E.T and the Dreamcatchers

E.T. and the Dreamcatchers

Get Ready Denton! It’s time to make your way by A Creative Art STUDIO Friday, August 1st. You are invited to join the studio for a celebration of the arts with music and Art Opening at A Creative Art STUDIO. The event begins at 7:00 pm with E.T. and the Dreamcatchers, The Dream Catchers is a collaboration of cover songs/mash-ups and original compositions by singer-songwriter Erin Thelen. Inspired by artists such as Joni Mitchell, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, and Nickel Creek, The Dreamcatchers focus on haunting harmonies mixed with percussive elements. This soulful, folk, and acoustic group of UNT music students and alumnus enjoys performing in the Denton community.

Alexandra Tayara photoRichard haskins photo for new poster

 

Following the Dreamcatchers, will be the performance of The Fleurettes, comprised of musicians Alexandra Tayara and Richard Haskins. Alexandria and Richard will perform individually as well as a duet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crystal Nelson Mixed Media piece 1Crystal Nelson Mixed Media piece 3                                   Featured Artist of the month is printmaker and mixed media artist Crystal Nelson. Crystal teaches art in Lewisville ISD as well at the studio. Come see her latest work and other work carried by the studio, listen to music, do some art or just hang out and make some new friends.

A Creative Art STUDIO plans Music and Art event for First Friday Denton

A Creative Art STUDIO plans Music and Art event for First Friday Denton

 

Oui Bis Group Shot March 26 2014Join 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.
Watercolor by Aurora CabreraWatercolor 2 by Aurora Cabrera 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.

Art Studio sign

A Creative Art Studio and Gallery

   “Putting ART in the HeART of Denton”

 

A Creative Art STUDIO plans Double the Fun this Weekend

A Creative Art STUDIO plans Double the Fun this Weekend

Birthday cakeHappy 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.

First Friday Denton and Festivus