The Texas Cultural Trust (TXCT) invites artists and creative teams residing in Texas—as well as those who have previously lived and worked in Texas—to submit their qualifications for the development of a new Texas Medal of Arts. Applicants should … Continue reading

“It’s All in the Details: Tapping into Visceral Imagery” ONLINE with Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton

Learn how to move readers with the details. 

In this course, with Houston’s Poet Laureate Emeritus, you will practice honing in your ability to heighten your voice by curating new details. Whether poem or short story, the Devil is in … Continue reading

“Caressing the Flame: Writing the Difficult” ONLINE with ire’ne lara silva

Learn strategies for writing about the hard stuff. 

Whether we’re writing from personal experience or on behalf of our characters going through difficult life experiences, it can be challenging to write poetry or prose that is alive, present, authentic, and … Continue reading

Pavo decorado con los Sagrados Alimentos. Decorated Turkey with the Sacred Food Seeds- Wednesdays in Nov.

Sponsored by the Irving Art Association
Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061
Note: Construction on Puritan Dr. is blocking routes from the west — see Directions for alternate routes throughout 2020-21

On Wednesdays in Continue reading

“Borrowing from Other Genres” ONLINE with Erika T. Wurth

What better way to hone your craft than to explore the best of other genres?

Whether you’re writing realism, literary fiction, science-fiction or fantasy, speculative or a thriller, it’s important to know how to imaginatively build the world your … Continue reading

Inaugural CADD x Maddrey PLLC Artist Prize open to Black Artists Living or Working in Dallas County

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas and Maddrey PLLC are pleased to announce their establishment of the CADD x Maddrey PLLC Artist Prize. Enacted by two organizations dedicated to serving creatives in our city, the annual prize aims to champion historically underserved … Continue reading