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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: Katie Richarme     Term Expires 12/31/2019
Vice President - Events: Betty Enmon     (President Elect)
Vice President - Communications: Naomi Fron     Term Expires 12/31/2019
Secretary: Anastasia Smith      Term Expires 12/31/2018
Treasurer: Bruce Rosenstiel     Term Expires 12/31/2108

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

Member News & Events


Looking Thru Creative Eyes

GAP member Artists will be participating an a Juried Art Exhibit at the Keller Town Hall during the months of January and February. Both 2D and 3D artists will be represented. There will be an Artists Reception on January 10, with the time to be posted later. Here you will be able to feast your eyes on some of our finest artists works.

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An Artisan's Affair- Atria Senior Living Facility, North Richland Hills

8 of GAP's 2 Dimensional Artists will be exhibiting from December 1-Dec. 29 during the hours of 9-5 at the Atria Senior Living Center at 6350 Winter Park Drive, North Richland Hills, TX. GAP was invited due to a very successful exhibit in the spring at Atria in Grapevine. READ MORE to see more photos.

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Furry Faces Workshop-Keller, TX

This workshop by Chris Brandley will teach you how to paint those furry faces you love. Ages teen to adult 9:30am -4:00 pm (1 hour lunch break) June 7th - 8th, 2019 (2 day workshop) $295 – supplies required, see LIST Paint your pet or favorite animal face *Limited to 8 students. Workshops fill quickly, don't delay!

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Paint Alla Prima-North Richland Hills, TX

Join award winning artist, Chris Brandley for this 2 day oil painting workshop in the state of the art, NRH Center. Chris’s workshops include step by step demonstrations, one on one easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

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Paint Alla Prima-Indian Rocks Beach, FL

Join award winning artist, Chris Brandley, for 3 exciting days of painting in sunny Florida! Learn how to take an ordinary photograph, and use artistic license to paint from the heart by infusing clean, vivid color, loose brush strokes, and beautiful lighting.

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Recognition and Awards


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."

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

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".

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.

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.

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.

3 D Artists Gallery


Keith and Gwen Albee

Jewelry

KKG Creations, a local couple, offers handcrafted Copper and Brass jewelry, unique Copper Yard Art and Dream Catchers.

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Naomi J. Fron

Jewelry 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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Deb Hart

Polymer Clay

Deb Hart grew up on a farm in Minnesota, but it’s her time in the Southwest and her love of Native American culture that inspires her art.

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Sue Jackson

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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​Paul Keithley

Sculpture

Artist and former art teacher, Paul Keithley, graduated from East Central University of Oklahoma with a bachelor of arts degree.

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Shirley Matteson

Jewelry

Offering fine silver jewelry for adoption. The prism of vibrant colors we see in our surroundings represent seasons of life and transition, embracing the arranged order of chaos, and celebrating each unique piece that reflects a vision.

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Katie Richarme

Potter

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.

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Sandi Rosenstiel

Weaver

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.

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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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Cheryl Houston

Artist

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.

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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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K. C. Hulsman

Photographer

K.C. is a Texas artist 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.

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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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Tammy Klepac

Photographer

Tammy Klepac is a self-taught photographer who grew up in the Texas Panhandle.

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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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Susan Shotton

Artist

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.

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Anastasia Smith

Artist

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.

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Keisha Smith

Artist

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.

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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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Marion Vidal

Artist

Marion Vidal started her art career by studying Classical Realism in an Apprenticeship Program run by Ben Long IV in Asheville NC.

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Pat Waymon

Artist

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.

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Past Member Events


  • 12/01/2018 10:00 AM - 12/02/2018 05:00 PM
  • 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX, USA

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 pm

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  • 12/01/2018 09:00 AM - 12/29/2018 05:00 PM
  • 6350 Winter Park Drive, North Richland Hills, TX, USA

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.

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  • 10/28/2018 10:00 AM - 11/10/2018 05:00 PM
  • 2100 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, TX, USA

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.com

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  • 09/22/2018 05:00 PM - 11/22/2018 05:00 PM
  • Southlake, TX, USA

The Apex Art Council is sponsoring an Art Exhibit showcasing Artists from the Grapevine Art Project. The show will run from September 22 through November 22, 2018. The Art may be viewed during Town Center business hours.

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  • 09/13/2018 10:00 AM - 09/16/2018 06:00 PM
  • 523 South Main Street, Grapevine, TX, USA

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.

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  • 05/18/2018 10:00 AM - 05/20/2018 06:00 PM
  • 523 South Main Street, Grapevine, TX, USA

Local Artist Members of GAP (Grapevine Art Project) Exhibited in the Foust Event Center as part of Grapevine's Main Street Fest. The event was well attended.

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  • 04/05/2018 12:00 AM - 03/19/2018 12:00 AM
  • 636 South Main Street, Grapevine, TX, USA

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.

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  • 03/01/2018 09:00 PM - 03/28/2018 02:57 PM
  • Hall Johnson Road, Grapevine, TX, USA

An open art show for the residents of the Atria Senior Living Facility, displayed in the main lobby area. Items are for sale from the individual GAP artists participating.

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Membership Information


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Press Releases 2018

11 PR NOVEMBER 2018.pdf

10 PR October 2018.pdf

9 PR September 2018.pdf

8 PR August-A 2018.pdf

7 PR JULY 2018.pdf

6 PR June 2018.pdf

5 PR May 2018.pdf

4 PR April 2018.pdf

3 PR March 2018.pdf

2 PR February 2018.pdf

1 PRESS RELEASE January 15.2018.pdf


Press Releases 2017

12 PR December 2017.pdf

11 PR November 2017.pdf

10 PR October 2017.pdf




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