● Network with other artists.
● Attend monthly meetings and enjoy demonstrations and/or presentations by other artists.
● Expand your knowledge and skill set by participating in volunteer activities.
● Provides the artist with a web presence.
● A candidate completes the online application, and provides samples of their art on website, Facebook, or Instagram.
● Application is reviewed by the membership committee.
● The committee will review the application and may request more information.
● Qualified applicants will be notified and provided a link to finalize their membership.
Grapevine Art Project offers 5 different membership options.
Below are the different types and the annual dues.
An individual who is seeking to strengthen their skills in either their current discipine or a new one.
Aged 65 or older, an individual seeking to improve their skills while sharing lessons learned along the journey of being a Texas Artist.
An artist and spouse seeking membership in the Grapevine Art Project.
An individual 15 - 17 years of age seeking to join an artist organization. A Student must have a sponsor within GAP and/or parent to accompany the student to meetings.
Supportive individuals and/or corporations in our community who wish to ensure the growth and nurturing of art in Grapevine and all North Texas.
At SophiaRaeDesigns, we knit and crochet 14 kt gold and sterling silver wire into pieces that are fabric smooth to the touch. This custom technique assures that each piece is a one of a kind work of art.
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.
Dave Monk has been perfecting his woodworking craft since he was a young boy. At different points in this journey, he has made furniture, kitchen cabinets and designs in hardwood floors.
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.
Ed has combined the love of travel and interest in coins to create an unconventional art form.
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.
Jackie uses silver and copper wire to wrap natural stones in a classically elegant style that showcases the stone's natural beauty. She uses copper sheet and tubing to make hammered bracelet cuffs and cuff-style rings with torch-fired patinas. She has many different styles and loves all types of jewelry!
Juliana creates custom hand-crafted sterling silver jewelry using modern and minimalist designs that result in aesthetically attractive and fashionable pieces.
Kashmira Mistry, a local potter and ceramic artist, makes functional and sculptural pieces for the home and garden.
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.
Lois’s eclectic metal and glass jewelry is handmade using her own pieces surrounded by unique and quality components sourced from local talent and various global artisans.
A longtime artisan, Nadira uses a variety of mediums to transpose her imagination to jewelry and decorative art. An educator with years of experience in the cognitive and rational domain, Nadira branched out to seriously explore, and connect with, the affective and the symbolic.
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.
Polymer Clay Artist
Pam is a self-taught polymer clay artist with 15 years’ experience.
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.
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 life is one that is divided between being an academic at the University of Texas, Arlington, and pursuing life as an 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.
Dallas artist, Anita Kim Robbins owns Studio Art House. She is known for her highly textural renditions of nature that combine sculpture and painting.
Ann has been painting for her livelihood since the mid nineties. Her studio is in her tree house located on acreage in Colleyville, Texas.
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.
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.
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.
Bruce Rosenstiel was drawn to photography by his fascination with wildlife and world cultures. He enjoys photographing all manner of flora and fauna.
From traditional to contemporary, the versatility of Charice’s art allows her great freedom of expression.
Cheryl is a graduate of The University of Toronto and has painted for over 30 years. She is an artist with the Grapevine Tx Art Project (GAP), a board of Director at The Oakville Art Society and a member of Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM).
Chris Brandley, an award winning artist, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Baylor University and is a professionally certified art educator.
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 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.
Our art style is a collaboration of 3 artists painting mostly in triptychs and each canvas represents the artists’ individual and unique style.
I was born in Puerto Rico and raised in the Northeast. Graduated from high school in 1974 and later obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1990. I am a self-taught artist that started painting in the year 2000.
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.
Klaus Mayer is a self-taught award winning photographer who has been a member of the Professional Photographers of America since 2016.
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.
She is professional artist and art teacher at Lifesong Studio in Grapevine, TX. She is a versatile artist utilizing many different mediums.
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.
Rich is a self taught landscape, seascape, and abstract painter. He uses watercolors and acrylics as his medium, sometimes mixing the two.
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.
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.
For any questions or comments please contact us by email.
FOR PROSPECTIVE ARTISTS:
Use the QR code below for a prospective member. Have the prospective artist scan the code on their phone. It will bring up a "short form" requesting basic information. When submitted, the artist will receive the full application for membership.
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!
People's Choice Award Painting- Mark Sadiwala "Return to Freedom"
TO SEE ALL THE WINNERS, CLICK ON THE "READ MORE" BUTTON BELOW
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.