About GAP


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About The Grapevine Art Project

Founded in 2009 as a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization to promote art and artists within the Grapevine area.

A well-established community of more than 70 artists from Grapevine, Texas
and surrounding areas, who love to create, enjoy, and learn about art.
The Grapevine Art Project is open to artists who work in any media.

President:   Mike Antoniazzi    Term Expires 12/31/2021
Vice President - Events:   Barbara Mittler     (President Elect)
Vice President - Communications: Paul Benson     Term Expires 12/31/2021
Secretary:    Sue  Jackson Wallace   Term Expires 12/31/2022
Treasurer: Ed Peet   Term Expires 12/31/2022

All terms are two years in length, with officers elected by the members of GAP.

BECOMING A MEMBER OF GAP


If you are interested in becoming a member of GAP, please click on the link below, fill out the short form and you will receive more information.

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3 D Artists Gallery


Gwen Albee

Jewelry

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.

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Keith Albee

Metal Art

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.

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Diane Allison

Glass Artist

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.

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Paul Benson

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.

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Naomi J. B. Fron

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.

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Juliana Gahagen

Jewelry

Juliana creates custom hand-crafted sterling silver jewelry using modern and minimalist designs that result in aesthetically attractive and fashionable pieces.

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Sue Jackson Wallace

Pottery

Sue Jackson, a local potter, creates functional art incorporating nature in to her pieces with leaves, dragonflies, frogs and other additions.

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Cheryl Johnson

Jewelry

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.

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Heather Karlsson

Jewelry

Heather began creating jewelry in November 2014 when she started taking silversmithing classes at the Craft Guild of Dallas.

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Shirley Matteson

Shirley Matteson is an award winning Cloisonne vitreous enamel artist.

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Kashmira Mistry

Potter

Kashmira Mistry, a local potter and ceramic artist, makes functional and sculptural pieces for the home and garden.

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Ed Peet

Coin Artist

Ed has combined the love of travel and interest in coins to create an unconventional art form.

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Pam Skersick

Polymer Clay Artist

Pam is a self-taught polymer clay artist with 15 years’ experience.

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2 D Artists Gallery


Tina Church Alvarez

Artist

Tina received her first camera from her Dad at age 10....and has been fascinated with imagery ever since and became a passionate photographer.

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Angela Banks

Artist

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.

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Chris Brandley

Artist

Chris Brandley, an award winning artist, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Baylor University and is a professionally certified art educator.

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Shelly Burden

Portrait Artist

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.

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Charice Cooper

Artist

From traditional to contemporary, the versatility of Charice’s art allows her great freedom of expression.

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Diane Cunningham

Artist

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.

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Betty Dirba Enmon

Artist

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.

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Kandace Green

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.

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Ann Hardy

Artist

Ann has been painting for her livelihood since the mid nineties. Her studio is in her tree house located on acreage in Colleyville, Texas.

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Mary Sweeney Howe

Artist

She is professional artist and art teacher at Lifesong Studio in Grapevine, TX. She is a versatile artist utilizing many different mediums.

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Stefan Huyghe

Artist

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.

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ITSPINKNOTPURPLE Yvonne Gambino, Beatrix Krell, Sylvia Stehsel

Artists

Our art style is a collaboration of 3 artists painting mostly in triptychs and each canvas represents the artists’ individual and unique style.

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Melissa James

Artist

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.

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Heather Karlsson

Artist

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.

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Barbara Kletecka

Artist

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.

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Mary Kay Krell

Artist

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.

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Edward Maldonado

Artist

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.

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Klaus Mayer

Photographer

Klaus Mayer is a self-taught award winning photographer who has been a member of the Professional Photographers of America since 2016.

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Richard Morris

Artist

Rich is a self taught landscape, seascape, and abstract painter. He uses watercolors and acrylics as his medium, sometimes mixing the two.

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Beverly Richmond

Artist

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.

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Anita Kim Robbins

Artist

Dallas artist, Anita Kim Robbins owns Studio Art House. She is known for her highly textural renditions of nature that combine sculpture and painting.

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Bruce Rosenstiel

Photographer

Bruce Rosenstiel was drawn to photography by his fascination with wildlife and world cultures. He enjoys photographing all manner of flora and fauna.

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Amy J. Schultz

Photographer

Amy is a writer and commercial/fine art photographer. Her fine art photography focuses on wayside places and found objects shot in the moment.

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Amy Tigner

Artist

My life is one that is divided between being an academic at the University of Texas, Arlington, and pursuing life as an artist.

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Archived Member News & Events


Charice Cooper Endangered Species Exhibit

I am honored to have my work displayed at White's Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake. The exhibition on endangered species will be there through March 13th. Swing by and see them and experience this absolutely beautiful church (about to celebrate their 150th year and is now the 5th largest Methodist church in the country).

ARCHIVED Recognition and Awards


K C HULSMAN STATE FAIR OF TEXAS AWARD

Photographer

GAP Member KC Hulsman, in her own words on September 25 at 12:21 PM: I'm thrilled to announce that I have been awarded third place in the annual State Fair of Texas Creative Arts competition, for my piece "Solitude" in the Black & White: Teachers & Professionals division, 'Any Subject' category. Our congratulations on her achievement at the State Fair of Texas!

KELLER TOWN HALL JURIED EXHIBITION WINNERS

People's Choice Award Painting- Mark Sadiwala "Return to Freedom"

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KELLER TOWN HALL EXHIBITION January 7- February 20

Awards

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

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Tammy Klepac

Photographer

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."

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Tina Alvarez

Photographer

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

photographer

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 Green

Graphic Designer

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

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Naomi Fron

Jewelry Artist

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".

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Klaus Mayer

Photographer

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

Stefan Huyghe

Artist

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.

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Klaus Mayer

Photographer

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".

Chris Brandley

Painter

FIRST PLACE RIBBON Lancaster Juried Art Show December 2017

Charice Cooper

Painter

BEST OF SHOW Lancaster Juried Art Show The Risk Takers

Klaus Mayer

Photographer

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.

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KC Hulsman

Photographer

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 Hulsman

Photographer

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.