ONGOING & UPCOMING EVENTS
~ December 2014 ~
Open House & CHRISTmas Party!
Dear Friends and Art Lovers,
Please join us and many of our gallery artists for the annual,
Winter Wonderland Christmas Party!
Friday, December 5th from 5:30 – 8:30pm
Bring your lawn chairs and bundle up for the lighted Christmas parade that begins at 6pm.
(We can also watch the parade from inside the gallery, if it’s FREEZING!)
Come view new paintings by our gallery artists… And get in the holiday spirit with hot chocolate, hot apple cider, homemade cookies, peppermint martinis and other treats!
~ November 2014 ~
17TH Annual Contemporary Masters Invitational
Twelve nationally celebrated artists have been invited to the 17th Annual “Contemporary Masters Invitational”.
Each artist is asked to submit five to seven new, original works of art. Only four paintings are then selected
from each artist for this show. The quality and variety of the originals that will be available for sale will be truly exceptional.
Friday, November 7, 2014, Opening Artists’ Reception & Awards Ceremony, 6-8pm
Saturday, November 8, 2014, Casual Art Talks, Demos & Educational Art Discussions, 9am – 5:30pm
Contemporary Masters Awards:
Best of Show, Judge’s Choice Award:
Phil Bob Borman “Heavenly Light”
Best of Show, Collector’s Choice Award:
Fran Rowe “Afternoon Reflections”
Judge’s Choice, 1st: Fran Rowe “Afternoon Reflections”
Judge’s Choice, 2nd: Kay Walton “Light of the World”
Judge’s Choice, 3rd: Chuck Mauldin “Hillside Herd”
Collector’s Choice, 1st: Kay Walton “Light of the World”
Collector’s Choice, 2nd: C.J. Latta “Kiss of Color”
Collector’s Choice, 3rd: Jill Holland “Beach Glass”
~ August 2014 ~
Takako Designer Jewelry Show
Takako Designer Jewelry are original handcrafted designs. Each piece is created in wax as a tiny sculpture.
The setting is then cast into bronze or pure sterling silver with all natural gemstones of Amethyst, Black Onyx,
Carnelian, Lapis, Malachite or Arizona Turquoise. Once the casting is complete the metal is hand finished,
the stones are set and the entire piece is polished, ready for its new home. Each small work of art is signed and monogrammed by Takako with her TK and Heart logo.
Friday, August 1st, Takako will be in the gallery from 10am to 8pm
Saturday, Aug. 2nd, 10am to 5:30pm
Sunday, Aug. 3rd, 1pm – 4pm
~ July 2014 ~
“Texascapes” Chuck & Barbara Mauldin
“Texascapes” will return in July as Chuck and Barbara Mauldin display
their latest depictions of the Hill Country landscape. Viewers can expect
a range of rural scenes, some with barns, livestock, cowboys, and Indians,
each packed with delightful color and bold brushwork.
Opening Artists Reception, Friday, July 4th, 2014 from 6-8pm
Demonstrations and Casual Art Talks, Saturday Afternoon, July 5th from 1-3pm
~June 2014 ~ Creatures, Earth & Sky:
Jill Holland – Erin Hanson – Justin Blair
~ May 2014 ~ “From Above”
One Man Show For Phil Bob Borman
Nationally celebrated Texas artist, Phil Bob Borman is presently creating several new cloud/sky paintings for
this one man show. One of Mr. Bormans sky paintings will turn an ordinary room into a special event!
~ March 2014 ~ Spring Show – First Friday Art Walk
Join us at Fredericksburg Art Gallery this Friday for our spring show where many new artists and pieces are
continuing to bloom. Come experience landscape paintings from Donald Darst that are very warm and invite
you to take a stroll through them. If you want to sit down, rest in the work of Cynthia Byrant which will allow you
to get lost in the fragrance of the hill country wildflowers on a beautiful spring day.
We are also excited to announce that we are now carrying artwork from local artist Jill Holland.
Jill’s abstract landscape and seascape paintings allow your imagination to run wild with old memories or
dreams yet to be fulfilled.
Donald Darst “The Farmstead” 18×36
Cynthia Bryant “Serenity by the Water” 16×20
Jill Holland “High Lake Glow” 30×40
Experience these moments all year round by making one of these beautiful pieces from our nationally celebrated Texas artists the perfect gift for yourself or your significant other.
~ Everlasting Flowers and Landscapes
Join us at Fredericksburg Art Gallery this Friday for the opening of our annual Valentines Show,
“Everlasting Flowers and Landscapes”! The gallery has several new small original paintings by
Cynthia Bryant, Chuck Mauldin, Barbara Mauldin, C. S. Talley, Jeff Moxham, Connie Moxham,
Phil Bob Borman, Joyce Combs and more!
An everlasting painting by a nationally celebrated Texas artist will make the prefect gift for your forever Valentine!
~ Winter Wonderland
Join us at Fredericksburg Art Gallery this Friday from 10am – 6pm for the opening of “Winter Wonderland”!
A wondrous array of miniature paintings and other works of art by our gallery artists
inspired by the spirit of the season!
Hot chocolate, marshmallows, hot apple cider and homemade cookies will be served before the parade!
And always…award-winning wines from Grape Creek Vineyards!
~ Contemporary Masters Invitational
This is a special year for the 16th Annual Contemporary Masters Invitational!
14 artists have been invited and each artist has been asked to submit 5 to 7 new works of art,
but only 3 will be selected for the show.
The quality and variety of subject matter this year will be exceptional! We hope you can join us!
Featuring fourteen nationally celebrated Texas artists: Phil Bob Borman, Cynthia Bryant,
Joyce Combs, Donald Darst, Greg Glowka, Travis Keese, C.J. Latta, Glenn Lyles, Barbara Mauldin,
Chuck Mauldin, Fran Rowe, C.S. Talley, Jack Terry and Kay Walton.
Judges Choice Awards
~Best Of Show C.J. Latta “Beastly Beauty”
1st Place Phil Bob Borman “Setting Symphony”
2nd Place Chuck Mauldin “Rock and Rollin”
3rd Place Fran Rowe “Beside Still Waters”
Collectors Choice Awards
~Best Of Show Fran Rowe “Beside Still Waters”
1st Place C.J. Latta “Beastly Beauty”
2nd Place Donald Darst “Buffalo Roam”
3rd Place C.S. Talley “Just What We Needed”
C.J. Latta and Kay Walton
Glenn Lyles and Phil Bob Borman
October 2013: Chuck and Barbara Mauldin
A marriage of two great award-winning Texas artists!
Chuck and Barbara Mauldin will have several new Texas hill country landscape paintings
available for sale.
~ A Sticky Situation
September 2013: C.J. Latta
Prick-tures you’d be disapPOINTed to miss.
Artist’s Reception: Friday, September 6, 6-8PM
~ Contemporary Masters Invitational – Summer Event
July 2013: Featuring seven nationally celebrated Texas artists: Joyce Combs, C.J. Latta, Chuck Mauldin,
Cynthia Bryant, Dustin Lyon, Jeff Moxham, and Donald Darst
Artists’ Reception: Friday, July 5, 6-8PM
Awards Received at the Contemporary Masters Invitational – Summer Event on July 5th 2013:
Judge’s Choice Awards:
Best of Show – Chuck Mauldin “Nature’s Hot Tub”
Gold – Dustin Lyon “Coming Storms”
Silver – Donald Darst “Cloud Bank”
Bronze – Joyce Combs “Bold Horizon”
Collector’s Choice Awards:
Best of Show – Dustin Lyon “Ready to Go”
Gold – C.J. Latta “Silver Threads & Golden Needles”
Silver – Chuck Mauldin “Seekers”
Bronze – Cynthia Bryant “Now That is Texas”
Honorable Mention – Donald Darst “Overcast”
~ Excellence in Sculpture
June 2013: Showcasing excellence in Western Sculpture
Featuring Bronzes and Raku Pottery by Tammy Bality, Curt Mattson, Sheldon McAdams, Jack Bryant Jr.,
Sandy Graves, Tyler Mitchan
Artists’ Reception: Friday, June 7, 6-8PM
~ Wide Open Spaces
May 2013: Phil Bob Borman and Jack Terry
Run, hide, and escape to the breathtaking land and cloudscapes of Jack Terry and Phil Bob Borman
Artists’ Reception: Friday, May 3, 6-8PM
ALSO: Casual art talks and demonstrations, Saturday, May 4th, 10:00AM-5:30PM
~ Spring into the Wild
April 2013: Kay Walton, Daniel Adams, and Gary Johnson
Birds, Animals, Flowers, OH MY!
Artists’ Reception: Friday, April 5, 6-8PM
~ Beauties and Beasts
March 2013: Carla D’Aguanno
Inspired by equestrian magnificence and the innocence of youth.
Artist Reception: Thursday, March 7, 6-8PM
Jim Strickland (Left) Artist Phil Bob Borman (Right)
Owner Donna Strickland (Left) Featured artist Carla D’aguanno (Right)
Front Gallery View
Fredericksburg Art Gallery also participates in the popular
First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg
Visit www.ffawf.com for more information