october, 2019

01octallday23"Global Reflections" Exhibit at The Courtyard Gallery Theater

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Event Details

As part of the 2019 Plano International Festival, Plano Art Association will stage an important art exhibit at Gallery@Courtyard through October 23. This will coincide with the 15th annual Plano International Festival on October 12 in downtown Plano.

The exhibit will feature the work of Plano Art Association members, in addition to other artists from the North Texas area.  The theme of the show is “Global Reflections: Art, the Universal Language.”

The Plano Art Association President, Linda McCarley, explained that the exhibit represents people across the lifespan, with images of people from infancy to old age, showing racial and religious diversity, and from many walks of life. Also included are images of jungle life, seascapes, farmland, city and desert landscapes. These diverse cultural perspectives are organized in four rooms of the Courtyard Gallery: Abstract,  Nature, People, and Print/photography.

On October 1, 7:00-8:45 PM, there will be a reception and awards program which is open to the public. Those attending will enjoy viewing the art, chatting with the artists, listening to Cellist, Dace Sultanov, and partaking in snacks and beverages. Everyone there will also have an opportunity to cast their vote for their favorite piece of art. The People’s Choice Awards, is a special highlight of the evening, and prizes of $150 for First Place, $100 for Second Place, and $50 for Third Place will be presented. Each winner will also receive tickets to an international dance performance.

Time

october 1 (Tuesday) - 23 (Wednesday)

Location

The Courtyard Gallery

1509 H Ave

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