Check out my video presentation on my Art Trips https://youtu.be/beDIiK72fCI
I was just awarded my Signature Status with the Texas Watercolor Society!
Pack your brushes and join us for Darla's Art Adventure Abroad to France 8-17 October and Ghost Ranch in New Mexico Sept/October!
Registrations are underway. A discount for early registration is posted on the Art Abroad tab.
The 2021 Ghost Ranch, NM workshop/retreat is 26 Sept-2 Oct! Check the Ghost
Ranch tab above for details. The June multi-media workshop will resume 12-18 June 2022 next year.
The "Dressed in Her Best, Jordan" watercolor was chosen and is posted on the website in a virtual show. Sue Archer was the
juror and awarded me Honorable Mention.
The Thrive Health Club is an exciting community space for exercise and more. Currently they have a wall of art works by the
Visual Arts of Lewisville members...so go by and see 3 of my paintings at 1950 S Valley Pkwy!
The Richardson Civic Art Society is sharing works by its members at the public library on Arapaho Drive 27 June to 20 August.
There are some real bargains...my 5 works range from $100-$175.
The installation of a public art sculpture outside the Patterson-Appleton Art Center in Denton at Hickory and Bell Ave at the main
entrance is complete. This is a collaboration of many artists and consists of turned wood, colored glass, lettering in collage, fused and stained glass. I also participated.
See my art at Main Street Cafe (the former Tierney's Tavern and Restaurant)! Main Street Cafe shows
work by members of the Visual Arts of Lewisville. I have 4 very large images currently hanging: textile, acrylic and a watercolor canvas print (2' x 3') in the west dining room. The address is
208 E Main Street, open hours 6am-9pm.
VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM 26 MAY is recorded
The La Romita folks in Umbria, Italy are featuring me on this zoom meeting to introduce me as a 2022 instructor. I will show
what to expect for this, my July 2022 Art Adventure Abroad. To see the recorded program contact the La Romita representative:
My mural of Denton was selected by Wal-Mart for their public art project to install murals in their stores. A specially
designed mural showing the "Vibe of Denton, Texas" was chosen for the Loop 288 Super Wal Mart location, where it is now installed. The design is posted under the Public Art tab. Of course, I haven't
been able to see the real installation yet...
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
I was chosen by the
City of Grand Prairie Public Art Program to have two of my watercolor images transferred with vinyl wrap to
traffic signal boxes. In 2019 my "Tangled Tulips" watercolor was installed at the intersection of Carrier Parkway at Hill St and in 2018 "Red Dragons" was selected for the intersection of Carrier
Parkway and Arkansas Street. (Take a peek on the Public Art tab above)
SAN ANTONIO, TX
My "Spirit of Chichen Itza, Mexico" watercolor has been accepted in the Texas Watercolor Society in their 72nd National Juried
Exhibition 11 June-12 August. The juror is Karen Vernon.
"Birds of a Feather, Ghost Ranch" is a round weaving I did with my summer workshop group. It has been accepted to the 30th
Annual Breckenridge Fine Arts Center Exhibition. The show runs 6 July-28 August.
This is where
I am scheduled 2021!
PECAN PLANTATION ART ASSOCIATION, Granbury, TX
My live demo is scheduled for 10 August!
GHOST RANCH, ABIQUIU, NM in 2021
The UN-traditional Watercolor workshop/retreat is set for 26 Sept-2 Oct.Registration forms are available on the Ghost
Ranch tab above.
SOUTHERN FRANCE in October 2021!
You are invited to come along! We had such a marvelous (and delicious) time in Southern France in July 2019 that we are
returning to the same Perigord accomodations in October this year. Details are posted under the Art Abroad tab.
THE PANDEMIC REARRANGED MY SCHEDULE A BIT. THE FOLLOWING WILL BE SCHEDULED LATER.
The 2020 Keller Art Walk scheduled for November in the Old Town West area has been postponed until Nov 2021. I have been chosen
by the City of Keller
to be one of the plein air artists available. I will be showing how to create pen and ink with watercolor on site. More details
A solo show scheduled in 2020 at the Box Gallery at Royal Lane Baptist Church, Dallas will be rescheduled 2021. Details will be
ITALY Umbrian Region is scheduled for 2-12 Sept 2022. Contact Darla for updated
2022 Mixed Medias Workshop/ retreat at Ghost Ranch 12-18 June! Learn something new every day
(printmaking, textiles and so much more!)
These are all photographs from travels in Asia. Still a work in progress, I have begun with China and Thailand. As you move your mouse across each image, the title
will appear. Each image can be enlarged by clicking.