An award winning artist, Gwen has incorporated a life time of art into her jewelry. She works in Copper, leather and a touch of brass making her jewelry one of a kind, from simple wire wrap stones to more involved hand drawings etched into the metal.
Keith learned to braze and weld after he retired in 2013 and that is where his journey into Metal Art began. He uses mediums of Copper, Horseshoes, Horseshoe Nails, Sheet Metal and Black Iron Pipe.
One of my favorite school age memories is the snowy day we stayed inside the classroom for recess where I was free to spend the hour reproducing on paper the subtle colors of the sunlight on the new snow.
Scroll Saw Artist
In 2004, with retirement on the horizon, I knew I needed a hobby. Drawn to the decorative art and wood a scroll saw seemed the logical fit.
Jewelry Wire and Fused Glass Artist
A local Award Winning Jewelry Artist, Naomi works with Sterling Silver & 14 Karat Gold-Filled Wire and Gemstones to create unique one of a kind pieces of wearable art.
Juliana creates custom hand-crafted sterling silver jewelry using modern and minimalist designs that result in aesthetically attractive and fashionable pieces.
Deb Hart is a polymer clay artist who lives and works in Rhome, Texas. A native of Lake City, Minnesota, her colorful sculptures display her unique vision of Southwestern art.
Sue Jackson, a local potter, creates functional art incorporating nature in to her pieces with leaves, dragonflies, frogs and other additions.
My grandfather planted the seed of art in my life. He was a maker, joke teller, kidder, dancer, and musician. He made toys: whirligigs, noisemakers, as well as fanciful objects carved in wood.
As an artist, Cheryl has journeyed and grown through creations in multiple media over 30+ years – paintings, pottery, stained glass, and now wearable fused glass jewelry.
Heather began creating jewelry in November 2014 when she started taking silversmithing classes at the Craft Guild of Dallas.
Artist and former art teacher, Paul Keithley, graduated from East Central University of Oklahoma with a bachelor of arts degree.
Vera Lawson was born and raised in Brasil where she learned basic Mosaic Art. Over the last 14 years she has taken many classes and has honed her skill at designing her mosaics.
Kashmira Mistry, a local potter and ceramic artist, makes functional and sculptural pieces for the home and garden.
Ed has combined the love of travel and interest in coins to create an unconventional art form.
A local potter, Katie has been creating art out of clay for almost 20 years. She uses both thrown and slab methods. Her pottery is perfect for unique gifts, home decoration, or food.
Color, texture, and pattern inspire Sandi’s hand woven textiles. Using fine cotton, bamboo, Tencel, and silk yarns, Sandi designs and weaves beautiful scarves suitable for all seasons and all occasions.
Tina received her first camera from her Dad at age 10....and has been fascinated with imagery ever since and became a passionate photographer.
Bold, vibrant, colorful, these are the paintings of Angela Banks. She works with both acrylic and oil on canvas drawing inspiration from simple moments in life and nature. The work is intuitive and organic.
Chris Brandley, an award winning artist, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Baylor University and is a professionally certified art educator.
Shelly preserves memories by creating watercolor people and pet portraits. Her realistic commissioned and original work can be found on her website or Facebook Page.
From traditional to contemporary, the versatility of Charice’s art allows her great freedom of expression.
Diane says art snuck up on her in her 39th year of life, at a chaotic time and that it healed her and brought order into chaos.
I am a native Texan that enjoys painting landscape and seascapes in oil. Over the years, I have learned from various professional artist throughout Texas.
Graphic Design/Block Printer
Kandace is a graphic designer and self-taught block printer. Her interest in block printing stems from fascination with the centuries old printing technique and hand-carved blocks.
Ann has been painting for her livelihood since the mid nineties. Her studio is in her tree house located on acreage in Colleyville, Texas.
Cheryl is an acrylic painter who also enjoys creating in watercolor, ink and mixed media. She draws inspiration from both folk art and pop art.
She is professional artist and art teacher at Lifesong Studio in Grapevine, TX. She is a versatile artist utilizing many different mediums.
K.C. is a Hurst resident that graduated from Grapevine High School, and became an alumna of the University of Texas at Arlington where she received a Master of Arts in the Humanities.
Originally from Belgium, Stefan moved to the United States in 1993. He has been living in Keller TX since 2010. His photo-realistic oil paintings have won awards around the metroplex.
Our art style is a collaboration of 3 artists painting mostly in triptychs and each canvas represents the artists’ individual and unique style.
Melissa James has been expressing her vision of the world since early childhood. Growing up on a sugar cane farm in southern Louisiana, she could always be found exploring nature with her loyal pets.
A native of East Tennessee, Heather Karlsson moved to Texas in 1999 to pursue a master’s degree in clarinet performance at the University of North Texas.
Tammy Klepac is a self-taught photographer who grew up in the Texas Panhandle.
I have been producing art for as long as I can remember, and after learning all the building blocks of art and getting a few bachelor’s degrees, I can let my imagination go wild.
Mary Kay Krell grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a university town. She was raised in a musical family and became interested in the arts at an early age.
I have been told from an early age I had talent and was encouraged to get better. After the third grade I pursued to get better in drawing and so I did with the help of an art teacher.
Klaus Mayer is a self-taught award winning photographer who has been a member of the Professional Photographers of America since 2016.
Rich is a self taught landscape, seascape, and abstract painter. He uses watercolors and acrylics as his medium, sometimes mixing the two.
Professional artist, Beverly Richmond, creates timeless, Old Master style oil paintings that capture the beauty and wonder of a person, a landscape, fruits, flowers, or ordinary, everyday objects.
Dallas artist, Anita Kim Robbins owns Studio Art House. She is known for her highly textural renditions of nature that combine sculpture and painting.
Bruce Rosenstiel was drawn to photography by his fascination with wildlife and world cultures. He enjoys photographing all manner of flora and fauna.
Amy is a writer and commercial/fine art photographer. Her fine art photography focuses on wayside places and found objects shot in the moment.
My favorite class was color theory in college. It influenced the rest of my life. I love color, bright color, muted color, color influencing color.
An artist and photographer, Anastasia works in a variety of mediums to show her love of wildlife and nature. She also dives deep into the imagination to bring out the whimsical and the fantastic.
Keisha has been an artist all of her life. She studied design at Abilene Christian University as well as The Glassell School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
My life is one that is divided between being an academic at the University of Texas, Arlington, and pursuing life as an artist.
Santa Barbara Tilka is a Self Taught Artist, acquiring her education primarily through Art books, other Artists she has greatly admired, and many years of determination and practice.
Marion Vidal started her art career by studying Classical Realism in an Apprenticeship Program run by Ben Long IV in Asheville NC.
Pat paints with palette knife or brush to create both still life and landscape. She uniquely captures natural light that creates a relationship between artist and viewer. She is an accomplished painter and teacher.
Ruth Schlenker 2019 Scholarship Recipient
Ruth attended Grapevine High School and was one of two recipients of the Grapevine Art Project's Visual Art Student Scholarship Award given to her at the regular monthly meeting on May 9th.
Aiden Chavez 2019 Scholarship Recipient
Aiden attended Colleyville Heritage High School and was awarded one of two scholarships given by the Grapevine Art Project on May 9th at the regular monthly meeting .
It is never too late to recognize an Award Winning, emerging artist. Weston Capps is the 6 year old grandson of Preston Mitchell and just won 1st Place for his Flower Painting.
People's Choice Award Painting- Mark Sadiwala "Return to Freedom"
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During the January 10 Artists Reception at Keller Town Hall, the Keller Arts Board selected winners in each of the four categories and Ribbons were awarded. To see more of the winners, click on the "Read More" button
Congratulations 🎉 go out to our member Tammy Klepac Photography, whose photographs 📷 have been selected as first and second place winners, in several categories, of the "Keep NRH Beautiful Photo Contest."
Congratulations to Tina Alvarez for her 2nd Place Award in the 2018 Irving Art Association Photography Awards Competition and Exhibit. The Exhibit runs from October 28- November 21, their reception is Sunday November 11 from 2:00-4:00 pm.
Tina Alvarez, GAP member, won 1st place in the Photography category at the "Crème de la Crème" show sponsored by Visual Art Guild of Frisco. Her winning photograph was titled "Gentle Giant".
Kandace Greeh has been invited to participate in the Printmaker's Showcase as part of the Print Jam at the Kimbell Art Museum! The Print Jam is Sunday November 11th from 12 Noon to 3pm. https://www.kimbellart.org/print-jam
Naomi Won the 2nd Place Award in Jewelry for her Amethyst and Freshwater Pearl Bracelet, "The Circle". She also won the City of Keller Employees Award for her 40 Carat Amethyst Ring, "TheRock".
Congratulations again to Klaus Mayer, just received this news from him! Klaus Mayer Photography is feeling proud. I have fantastic news I want to share.It makes me very proud to share with you, that my photograph "Come and Play with me" is selected as an editor’s favorite submission of the 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest and it is published on their website. https://www.facebook.com/kmayerphotography/posts/1241616345979834
Congratulations to our new GAP member Stefan Huyghe who exhibited in Keller's Got Talent and won the 1st Place in Oil Painting for his painting Diesel 72x48. The painting will be on display until November 21 at the Keller Town Hall.
Klaus won the 1st Place Award in Photography for his "Winter Sunrise at Mesa Arch" at Keller's Got Talent and also the Keller Public Arts Board Award for his "Sunrise at Mesa Arch".
FIRST PLACE RIBBON Lancaster Juried Art Show December 2017
BEST OF SHOW Lancaster Juried Art Show The Risk Takers
Here are the results of the largest photo contest in Texas, the Texas State Fair in Dallas. My photographs "Texas Sunset" and "Come and Play with Me" were selected by the jury for 1st place. They will be awarded with a blue ribbon. You can see them during the Texas State Fair at Fair Park in Dallas from Sep. 28th until Oct. 21st. 2018 inside the Creative Arts Building.
I was awarded Second Place for my photographic work "This Side of the Pond" by a three-member judging panel in the Challenge Category "Frogs & Toads" across all art mediums (painting, drawing, digital art, photography, mixed media) for the 2018 IAA Animal Art Competition & Exhibition.
KC has been selected to exhibit two of her works at the Western Trapping on the Llano, a juried international exhibit. The exhibit is free, open to the public and runs from October 20 thru November 3, 2018 at the Llano County Historical Museum.
Square: Beyond the Swipe
The tools we use for processing sales offer a lot... my talk will cover and how I leverage the 'free' functions within Square.
Specifically, I will briefly cover apps available to process sales. Next I will discuss the pros and cons of 3 different card entry methods (manual, swipe, and chip readers.) Then a detailed look at Square's product library and how I use the resulting statistics.
Finally, we will discuss Square items within categories and what I have learned using these functions.
Press Releases 2019
Press Releases 2018
Press Releases 2017
Several of GAP Artists will be exhibiting and selling at the 14th Annual Friends of the Library Artisans' Market at Grapevine Public Library. Look for the lovely and functional pottery of Sue Jackson; the intricate Scroll work of Paul Benton; the beautiful hand woven scarves of Sandi Rosenstiel; travel the world with the photography of Bruce Rosenstiel and see the lovely jewelry of Cheryl Johnson. Saturday, December 1 from 10 am to 5 pm Sunday, December 2 from 2 to 5 pmRead More
GAP member 2D Artists will be exhibiting during the month of December in the Atria Senior Living Facility. GAP was invited due to a very successful exhibit in the spring at Atria in Grapevine. All of the artists are local and it will be a treat for the eyes of all who visit during the month of December. The items on display will be for sale and Artist contact information will be provided.Read More
Our member @KC Hulsman Photography has three photographic works on display in the "100 for 100" exhibition at Fort Works Art Gallery located at 2100 Montgomery Street in Fort Worth, Texas. The show spotlights the work of 100 local artists, and will run from October 27 through November 10. For more information please visit: fortworksart.comRead More
21 Local Artists, all members of the Grapevine Art Project will be exhibiting and selling their art at Grapefest in Downtown Grapevine in the Foust Event Center on Main Street . The hours of the show are 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Thursday thru Saturday. Sunday hours are 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.Read More
Hosted by the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau, this juried art show is open to the public at no charge during normal business hours. This coincides with the annual Blessing of the Vines on April 11 and the popular Thomas the Train rides at the Grapevine Depot on the weekends of April 11/12 and April 18/19.Read More