Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Watercolor Workshop Description (John Worley):

Watercolor Workshop: 10:00 am – 2:00pm (arrive by 9:30 am) 

Minimum Recommended Experience Level: Novice to Intermediate
This workshop is aimed at artists who already have a strong foundation in drawing who want to advance their painting technique skill level.

(examples of watercolor on paper by John Worley)

Instruction, lecture, and studio time under the tutelage of contemporary painter John Worley. First you will learn all of the fundamental techniques of watercolor painting which are applicable to any situation and to anyone’s style, as well as the principles of color mixing. As the workshop progresses, you will engage in lessons designed to show the importance of compositional balance, the relationship between positive and negative space, layering color and more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced amateur looking to improve this workshop will prove beneficial in your artistic development. 

Acrylic Workshop Description (T.M. Rhyno):

Acrylic Workshop: 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm (arrive by 1:45 pm) 

Minimum Recommended Experience Level: Novice to Intermediate
This workshop is aimed at artists who already have a strong foundation in drawing who want to advance their painting technique skill level.

Students of T.M. Rhyno will learn simple techniques that translate into awe-inspiring artwork with immediate results. Utilizing only 3 colors for the entire workshop, this course focuses heavily on understanding tone and values, and, how their respective relationships dictate the impact of your art. Some of the topics covered during this course will be: 

(examples of acrylic on illustration board by T.M. Rhyno)
- Achieving great visual results using minimal painting     techniques and materials 

- The importance of dualism relative to painting 

- Personal expression in painting using a limited palate 

- Optical mixing for visual effect, texture and tonal nuance 

- Understanding the importance and influence of layering 

- Understanding how line, form, and texture can lend  authenticity to your work 

- Defining personal style in your art when not first presented with the option 

- How to effectively pre-plan your creative approach 

- How to avoid mistakes and what to do once you’ve made them 

Video recording for personal enrichment purposes is ALLOWED!
However, please DO NOT upload any recorded videos to online public forums or social media sites such as Facebook or YouTube. Thanks!! - JW / TMR 

*There are only 20 seats available for each workshop so please enroll as early as possible.
Class Registration

Watercolor Workshop Material List – All Materials Can Be Bought On Site.
·       Fluid watercolor block 9” x 12” (880912)
·       Princeton Brush Pack (9140)
·       Plastic muffin tray (JR10101112)
·       Faber-Castell aquarelle HB pencil
·       Grumbacher Academy watercolor paint: Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Ultramarine   
        Blue, Ivory Black, Quinacridone Magenta, Pthalo Turquiose, (Titanium White – 
        professional grade, any brand)

Watercolor Workshop Additional Items
These items are optional. Bring them if you have them, but there is no need to purchase them.
·       Any other additional colors you may want.
·       Paper towels (Viva is the best choice)
·       Small hair dryer
·       Typewriter eraser
·       Faber-Castell aquarelle HB pencil
·       Spray bottle or spritzer

Acrylic Workshop Material List – All Materials Can Be Bought On Site.
·         Acrylic paint – Liquitex heavy body or Golden heavy body - Cadmium Red, Titanium 
          White and Carbon Black (Lamp Black will also work)
·         Typewriter eraser
·         White vinyl eraser
·         Pencils, 4H, 2H, HB, 2B, 4B
·         Hot-press illustration board 10” x 12”
·         Princeton Brush Pack (9140)
·         Plastic paint trays, any will do - (I use a deviled egg tray)
·         Empty water container (I use an empty plastic coffee container)
·         Spray bottle or spritzer
·         Scrap paper or index cards (Index cards are the better choice between the two  options)

Acrylic Workshop Additional Items
These items are optional. Bring them if you have them, but there is no need to purchase them.
·       Toothbrush
·       Blending stump or cotton swabs
·       Hair dryer (to speed up paint drying times)
·       Micron technical pens
        Kneaded eraser

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Join in if you have a love and passion for the Arts.

Art, Theater. Music, Architecture, Dance, Fashion, Photography, Video Games, Culinary, Film, Interior Design, Graphic Design, and More!
Speak your mind even if your voice shakes!
State your opinion and ideas about what qualities the next Arts Council president should have in order to support our creative community -- innovative programs, funding, resources, etc. for individual artists and organizations.
This is not the city’s plan. This is your plan for your future!
Thursday, Aug. 21 @ 5:30 pm
Saturday, Aug. 23 @ 10 am
Riverside Arts District
Parking lot at 2902 Race Street
Between WoCA & Art Studios on Race Street

Thursday, May 1, 2014


Jefferson Blvd. is hosting their annual Cinco De Mayo Parade and Festival this Saturday, and we are looking to bring life to the side of the street owned by Jim Lake Companies, the 300 block between Madison and Bishop Ave. 

Spaces are free to vendors, but we do ask that you fill out the Application so that we know how many vendors to expect.
Set up will be at 10am on Saturday, as the parade begins at 11am on the 200 block of Jefferson. 

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Best of the Biennial

Reception: Friday, April 4, 2014; 6 - 9pm  
The Exhibition Advisory Panel, comprised of area arts professionals, selected 43 artworks from the 2014 Biennial as examples of the best that were in the exhibit.  Ballots were distributed during Spring Gallery Night, and by popular vote, two other artworks were selected as People's Choice.  And new this year, by tweet or Facebook, viewers chose one more piece of art as the Social Media Choice.  Selected artists are: Vickie Austin, Elizabeth Bowie, Carol Benson, Jim Brightwell, Susan Brown, Phyllis S. Bullon, Suzan Cook, Karen Ferrer, Teresa Foster, Larry Gentry, Michelle C. Gonzales, Cindi Holt, Raymond Knight, Sarah Lassen, Riley Lohmer, Robert Oliver Lukach, James Malone, Mandylopandy, Frank Mayes, Frank McCulley, Mary McMahon, Ashley Milow, Bryan Moss, George Even Olsen, Adam Palmer, Martha Peters, Robin Ragin, Jason Reynaga, Raul Rodriguez, Natalie Sales, Rick Sales, Kelly Sansom, Tita Schmid, Sharon O. Callaghan Shero, Elaine Taylor, Robertus J. van der Wege, Ronald Watson, Sands S. Weems, Mary Ann White, Cindi Wills, Deran Wright, Kimberly Yant, Shahla Yma.  People's Choice winners are Sunnie LeBlanc with Trawlers and James Haddock with Obama.  Social Media Choice is Olga Wharton with Follow the Moon.   

All the other galleries in the FWCAC will also be having openings this Friday from 6-9pm. 

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Fort Worth Spring Gallery Night
The Fort Worth Art Dealer’s Association (FWADA) invites you to take-in the visual arts and our community’s unique cultural richness during Spring Gallery Night, March 29, 2014. Most participants are open from noon to nine. Come take a stroll through participating galleries, museums, retail businesses, and area restaurants, and enjoy the many artists featured during this community event. Gallery Night is free and open to the public.

Art-Hunger will also be hosting a pop up show this night with over 2 dozen local artists showing and selling their work at 3009 Race Street in Fort Worth. Click for the Facebook event page.

Monday, December 2, 2013


Gift Show in conjunction with the opening of Nick C. Kirk's new works at The Usual.
Thursday December 12th.
Art-Hunger hosts: GIFT SHOW at The Usual in Fort Worth off Magnolia December 12th. 7pm-1am.  Art under $50.00!

Nick C. Kirk will have new work on exhibit, displaying pieces from a new sub series "Western Super Soaker." Art-Hunger will also be hosting a Gift Show selling work from fifteen local artists, all with price tags at a mere fifty dollars or less! There will be great holiday drinks at the full bar, live DJ's and a food truck will be in the back. This show is a must stop for any art collector or picking up some last minute one of a kind holiday gifts! There will be raffles, grab bags and other prizes at the event!
More info will be added as it's available.

Universol DjHappy
DJ Train

Gift Show Artists:

John Worley
Mike Moffatt
Tom Carlton
Devin Wright
Natalia Dominguez
Shahla Yma
Alex Stock
Monica Wright

(artist spaces still available- click on the registration page for info)

Event Page

Group Show in Fort Worth at the FWCAC Friday December 6th 
has been changed to Friday December 13th!

Art-Hunger hosts: GROUP SHOW at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, December 13 2013 6pm-10pm (FREE ENTRANCE)

Swing by the Community Arts Center this Friday for the opening of Group Show, exhibiting works from Fort Worth and San Antonio artists: Nick C. Kirk, John Worley, Mike Moffatt, Mandy Hallman, Hannah Taylor, Rick McCoy, Mark Crutsinger, Sarah Roberts, Wesley Harvey, Tom Turner. The show will be up all month, but please come and meet the artists and enjoy the opening December 13th from 6-10pm.
(If you're in Dallas on the same night, check out another group show at 
The White Space Gallery at 2001 N. Lamar st suite 500Dallas, Texas)

2nd North Texas Food Bank Benefit Art Show at Bizheard in Deep Ellum Dallas
Saturday December 14th. 

Art-Hunger hosts 2nd Annual North Texas Food Bank Benefit Art Show in Deep Ellum Dallas at Bizheard.
December 14th 2013

Art-Hunger will be hosting it's 2nd Canned Food Drive Benefit Show benefiting the North Texas Food Bank. This year the event will be held at Bizheard in Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas On December 14th from 6pm-10pm. There will be local artists selling their goods, food and drinks, live music and more! Entry to the event will be 10.00 or 5.00 plus 4 canned goods. Entry will allow each patron an entrance wristband plus 1 raffle ticket. Extra raffle tickets may be bought for 5.00 each or for 5 extra canned goods. Raffles will include artwork by present exhibiting artists as well as gift cards and more! Each artist will have 4 feet of wall space(floor to ceiling) to display their work. All sales go through the artists. Limited space available. Check back here to find the signup registration link starting on Sunday the 24th at 11am. This is a first come first serve sign up. Last year was a huuuge success with over 400 pounds of canned food donated. We hope to have an equally successful event this year!
(This is an official North Texas Food Bank Fundraiser)
We will also have boxes around town the week before taking can donations that we will carry over to the event. If you would like to donate cans from your business or school, let us know in advance and we will come pick them up. Help us feed the hungry this December!

KutThroat DJ's will be spinning music.

Artist Lineup:

Devin Wright
Natalia Margarita
Tom C Carlton
EPG Photography
Nick C. Kirk
John Worley
Mike Moffatt
(artist spaces are still available-see registration page for sign up information)

Event Page

Monday, November 11, 2013

Art-Hunger will be hosting two smaller shows coming up mid December.  One will be a can food drive benefit show raising canned goods for the North Texas Food Bank and the other is a gift show where everything for sale is $50.00 of less!  One in Dallas, one in Fort Worth.  Limited space will be available.  Registration will be first come first serve!  See the registration link at the top of the site for sig up!