TOP NEWS!!! Pack your brushes and join us for Darla's Art Adventure Abroad to France in October and Ghost Ranch in New Mexico
Sept/October! Registrations are underway
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
Visit Southern FRANCE this Fall with Darla! Learn to Create a Journal of your travel memories! Come with our small group scheduled 8-17 October 2021!
My Italy Art
Adventure Abroad is scheduled July 2022!
Like so many art exhibitions during the pandemic, the Richardson Civic Art Society is presenting their 2021 Regional online.
My mixed media/collage was chosen by juror, Judy Crowe to be included! You can see "Two Inch Orbit" posted 1 May at:
My watercolor, "Henri's Yellow Tulips" won 2nd place, watermedia at the Irving Art Center, for the
36th Texas and Neighbors Juried Art Exhibition. Others chosen by juror, Andrea Karnes, Senior Curator at the Fort Worth Art Museum will be available for viewing 15 May-12 June. The address is 3333 N
MacArthur Blvd with a reception scheduled 16 May, 2-5pm.
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 17 MAY
The Society of Watercolor Artists, Fort Worth, TX will view my presentation at the monthly meeting 17 May by zoom. The meeting
is available to members only. (Membership runs Jan-Dec, so those who may join now will still be able to participate in the fall programs--in person!) as well as the Annual Juried SWA Membership
VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM 26 MAY
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 be invited, 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)
is where I am scheduled 2021!
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.
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 July 2022. Contact Darla for updated info!
2022 Mixed Medias Workshop/ retreat at Ghost Ranch 12-18 June! Learn something new every day
(printmaking, textiles and so much more!)
Some of my 2021 news!
In May I was invited to do an Artist Pop Up in the Wayne Ferguson Plaza, Old Town Lewisville,
The Society of Watercolor Artists voted "Golden Bounty" 2nd place for the January Art of the
Visual Arts of Lewisville awarded 2nd place February Art of the Month for "Rainbow Tulips," a watercolor
and in April "Two-Inch Orbit", a mixed media work won 1st place with VAL.
I am the current
President of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth, TX. Check out this terrific watercolor association at
These photographs are from Northwest America...Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Oregon, Washington, Canada, Alaska. As you move your mouse across each image, the
title will appear. Each image can be enlarged by clicking. Enjoy!