Does art make you smart?

Does art make you smart?

You don’t have to be Picasso to paint a picture, or Einstein to figure out that given time, space and a box of markers, children can quickly fill a blank canvas. Kids and crayons just naturally go together. Put a paintbrush in tiny hands, and big things happen. But did you know that actively involving […]

Williams Middle School student wins national art competition

Williams Middle School student wins national art competition

(Rockwall ISD) Eighth grader Sofia Sanchez competed in the nationwide “Art. It’s in the air” drawing contest hosted by Triarco Arts and Crafts, and won 1st place in the 7-9 grade division. Sofia’s artwork will be featured in the 2013 catalog publication that will be mailed in November to art educators throughout the country. Sofia […]

Rockwall High artists draw top honors at Youth Fair

Rockwall High artists draw top honors at Youth Fair

Art in a Barn Rockwall High School won all three Best of Show categories and several other top awards at the Rockwall County Youth Fair. Pictured from left are art award winners Lars Michelem, Dulce Huesca, Clay Honeycutt, Karis Ford, Lauren James, Haylee McCue, Chelsea Day and Kristina Stovall. Submitted by Jennifer Faunce, Rockwall ISD. To […]

MLK art exhibit by Lewisville ISD students through Feb. 6

View the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. art exhibit by Lewisville ISD students on display at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater through Monday, Feb. 6. The works of art were part of the district’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art and Essay Contest. When the exhibit is completed, the works will be […]

Painting, drawing classes for budding artists

ArtVentures Studio, located at 507 N. Goliad in Rockwall, is offering several art classes for young students in January. A limited number of spaces are still available in the following classes: Just Paint It!   Saturdays Cost $ 170 Ages 7-11 Jan. 7 -Feb. 25, 10-11 a.m. A wonderful experience for children who love to paint!   […]

Local artists exhibiting at Grace United Methodist

(Dallas) A reception for the 3rd Annual Grace United Methodist Church Art Exhibit is planned for 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 at GUMC, 4105 Junius at Haskell inDallas. The exhibit featuring local artists is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27; noon to 2 p.m. […]

Basic Art Workshop for adults, older teens

(Rockwall) Beginning and aspiring artists age 15 and up may develop their knowledge and skill during the Basic Art Workshop for Adults at ArtVentures Studio, located at 507 N. Goliad St. in Rockwall. ArtVentures owner and instructor Joetta Currie will lead the comprehensive, basic drawing and painting class, helping to increase students’ visual perception and understanding […]