The Arts Council’s first priority is the health and safety of our visitors and staff. While we will not be opening the Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s doors right away, we are implementing procedures and preparing to welcome you back at a later date. We will continue to keep you updated on our progress.

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May 6, 2020


Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 3 artworks open to all disciplines with no theme. All mediums accepted including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, video, installatio...

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April 10, 2020

In our everyday lives, people look to the arts for inspiration and a break from their daily challenges. Difficult times show us how vital the arts are to our community. The Arts Council has mobilized quickly to do everything it can to provide informa...

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Texas Artists Coalition Artist Spotlight

Julie Wende was born in Los Angeles and worked as an illustrator and in the animation industry in high school and for years afterward. After moving to Texas in 1993, she commenced art studies with Ron Crouch at TCU, Ann Ekstrom, and Carol Ivey, taking both figure drawing and painting. In 1994, she published Amy Earthquake Book in conjunction with HealthNet, Inc. Fifty thousand copies were distributed through the Los Angeles public schools. Julie has taken workshops in oil painting at Fredericksburg Artists School and the Andreeva Portrait Academy. Primarily self-taught, she credits various mentors/instructors, including Bye Bitney and Peggi Kroll-Roberts, and is especially thankful to Jill Reed at Mustang Island Art Gallery and Kathy Flories of K. Flories Antiques in Fort Worth. Julie has completed over a dozen portrait commissions in the past ten years.

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