Texas Masters at InSight Gallery – March 2 to 23

InSight Gallery is proud to host our third annual Texas Masters show featuring new works by some of the finest artists living and working in this great state today. Texas artists Roy Andersen, Al Barnes, Nancy Bush, Jill Carver, Doug Clark, Teresa Elliott, Jim Eppler, Tony Eubanks, Bruce Greene, Bob Guelich, Sherry Harrington, Mark Haworth, Donna Howell-Sickles, Qiang Huang, William Kalwick, D. LaRue Mahlke, Robert Pummill, Chuck Rawle, James Robinson, Gladys Roldan de Moras, Oleg Stavrowsky, Aleksander Titovets and Lyuba Titovets will present new works and will be in attendance for the artist reception on Friday, March 2 in conjunction with Fredericksburg’s First Friday Art Walk.

From Roy Andersen’s immaculate depiction of Native American figures and Donna Howel-Sickles’ whimsical mixed-medium cowgirls to bronze sculpture artist Bob Guelich’s dove and quail alongside Qiang Huang’s traditional still life oils this is a show full of artists, each with their own unique voice but collectively as diverse as the state of Texas.

Texas Independence Day is the perfect backdrop for a Texas sized celebration of the arts!

Guided Art Studio Bike Tour – April 11

Join local art consultant Sherryl Brown on this bicycle tour that will visit 4 artists’ studios (all studios are in the city limits).  An optional lunch at Otto’s will be offered.  Group will meet at the Gillespie County Historical Society, 312 W. San Antonio.  Artists include Finn Alban, Nancy Bush, John Bennett and Jack Kendrick.

9:30 am to noon.  Free. Call (830) 990-9305 for more information.

Beckendorf Spring Show- May 18

1Don’t miss the annual Spring Show at Charles Beckendorf Gallery, 105 N. Adams Street, on Saturday May 18th from 10am to 5pm. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served throughout the day and the gallery will showcase Spring paintings and prints by Mr. Beckendorf. The gallery is open daily – 10:00-5:00 and Sundays 1:00-5:00.

6th Annual Holiday Celebration of Arts and Artists this Friday at Artisans at Rocky Hill

Artisans at Rocky Hill will host its 6th Annual Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 10 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the gallery at 234 W. Main St., in Fredericksburg. This event is open to the public and is in appreciation for the support to the gallery and its 80+ artisans over the past year. Stop by and enjoy complimentary appetizers and artist demonstrations. For information, call 830-990-8160.

Charles Beckendorf Gallery 40th Anniversary – October 29

The Charles Beckendorf Gallery, 105 North Adams, is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a show and sale. The Beckendorf Family will release three new giclees especially for this show along with a new series of 26 hand water colored prints depicting images of the Texas Hill Country. All available framed or unframed at this event.

The family has also decided to sell a small number of Charles’ original works of art for the first time since Mr. Beckendorf passed away in 1996. All of these are available for viewing now on the company’s website at www.beckendorf.com.

Join the Beckendorf Family in celebrating 40 years of business in Fredericksburg with cocktails and hill country hors d’oeuvres on Saturday, October 29th from 10a.m. – 8p.m.

“Winter Wonderland” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Gallery through December 30

A wondrous array of miniature pieces and other works of art inspired by the spirit of the season will be on display at Fredericksburg Art Gallery, 314 East Main! Artists’ reception on Dec 6 during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Hot chocolate, marshmallows, hot apple cider and homemade cookies will be served before the parade. And always . . . award-winning wines from Grape Creek Vineyards. The gallery will close at 6 pm so everyone can enjoy the annual Christmas parade that begins at 6:30 pm.

Timeless Expressions at RS Hanna Gallery – October 1 to 31

RS Hanna Gallery is proud to debut the new works of Dan Beck, Peter Fiore & Marc Hanson in this blockbuster October show! Their work complements each other in the depth of talent and inspiration they bring to life. Arrestingly rendered,haunting images so beautifully portrayed…no wonder they have all earned such recent and wide acclaim, powerfully moving images….Surely a show not to miss this year. Come join us in celebrating and meeting these fine artists on the rise. RS Hanna Gallery, a jewel box of “artist’s artists” just a few steps off the beaten path in historic Fredericksburg. Show Runs the Month of October. Join us for a Meet the Artists Reception – October 5th, 6-8 PM.

Dan Beck is the 2011 National Show’s Gold Medal winner of the prestigious Oil Painters of America competition … Peter Fiore who recently was awarded the Grand Prize in an international competition that resulted in his work being exhibited at the World Art Museum in Bejing this September…..and Marc Hanson who just received both the Best of Show and the Artist’s Choice Awards at the largest outdoor plein air festival in the Midwest, and is the 2011 national Bronze medal recipient at the OPA National Show