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UPCOMING EVENTS

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February 2024

Pop-up Art Show at Jester King Brewery

Come to Jester King to see and celebrate art created by DSAL Members and Enthusiasts! 
  • Date: February 24th
  • Time: 11 am – 4 pm
  • Address: Jester King Brewery Pole Barn 13187 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78736
  • 20 local artists showcasing their work
  • Artist Booth Registration here
 
Event is free and open to the public

March 2024

DSAL Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

  • Help us celebrate DSAL with the Chamber of Commerce and see DSAL member art displayed in the office.
  • Date: March 6th
  • Time: 5 pm
  • Address: Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce
    • 400 W 290 Suite B-205
    • Dripping Springs, Tx 78620
 
All members are welcome to join this FREE event!

Mercer Street Plein Air

Capture the beauty, history, and culture of iconic Mercer Street alongside fellow artists! 

  • Date: March 9th (Rain date: March 16th)
  • Time: 1 pm – 5 pm
  • Address: Check-in at the Stephenson Building (311 Old Fitzhugh Road) just of Mercer and Old Fitzhugh. We will all meet again at the Stephenson Building at 5pm to share our progress
  • Bring your own supplies
 
This is a free event open to all members and non-members

Collaborative Art Event

Our November collaborative event was so much fun, we’re planning another one for late March
  • Date: March 30th
  • Time: 3 pm – 6 pm
  • Address: Cordovan Art School
    • 9217 East Highway 290 W Suite 140
    • Austin, Tx 78736
 
This is a free event open to all members and non-members

April 2024

Fiber Arts Collaborative

 

  • Date TBD
  • Join us to learn about weaving and some related fiber arts
  • Make your contribution to a collaboratively woven scarf. 
  • More details coming soon!

The Business of Art Panel - Marketing

 Discussion and Q&A : Learn actionable strategies for marketing yourself and your art. 

Panel facilitator: Jennifer Friedman of Jennuine Expressions
Panelists:
Alison Cairns of Austin Craft Lounge 
Cathy Richardson of Cathy B. Design
Jessie Woodhead of Woodhead Studio
 

IMPORTANT – Space limited to 30.

DSAL members: $10 will reserve your space; Non-members: $20 

May 2024

A mixed media art journaling experience...

 

  • May 8th 
  • Learn spontaneous approaches to the page in art journaling.
  • Experiment with spray stains, watercolor, ink, colored pencil and more.
  • Bring your own art journal, watercolor paper pages preferred, or 5 x 7″ watercolor paper to experiment.
  • In the Hill Country home studio of one of our DSAL members
  • More details coming soon!

DSAL Programming Overview

The DSAL Programming team plans to bring members a broad programming palette including six quarterly offerings. The details of the 2024 events are in progress – we will update here as we finalize each event.

Hands-on Art Experiences

Workshops, Make-and-takes, and Demonstrations – Local Artists sharing their techniques and creative ideas with members in an interactive format.

Art Social Connections

Gatherings offering opportunities to build community and connection. Create relationships for support, camaraderie, and mentorship.

Business Forums for Artists

Gatherings with professional speakers who share best practices for marketing and selling your art.

Spotlight Events

Join an artist member for a personal conversation. Learn the story of their journey in art making, and witness their art in process.

Organized Clubs

Member organized meet-ups with “like-minded” artists on-the-regular to build long lasting support for specific media of artistry. DSAL will facilitate

Plein Air Events

Free-form outdoor “make-your-own art in community” events. Meet-up with DSAL members to create art outside, hosted by different members and friends of the DSAL.

PLUS, we are also planning gallery and home studio tours, as well as partner events to bring art to the broader Dripping Springs community. 

PAST EVENTS

The Business of Art: Panel discussion and Q&A - How to Get into Galleries

Start the year off with this business building session. Hear three prominent artist/curators share their tips for getting your art into galleries.

Monday, January 22, 2024 at 6:30pm

Hosted by Primal Gallery
246 American Way, Dripping Springs

IMPORTANT – Space limited to 30.

DSAL members: $10 will reserve your space; Non-members: $20

Panelists

Conversation facilitated by Steve Friedman

Joe Lednicky
Owner, Primal Gallery
Amy Nelipovich
Owner, Blue Sky Art on Wheels
Jennifer Friedman
Owner, Jennuine Expressions

Hill Country Plein Air

Join us in the Texas Hill Country at Madrone Springs Ranch. Bring a chair, easel, your paints, markers, sketch materials, and a sack lunch, and enjoy your art practice in community with us at a beautiful location. 

 
Sunday, December 3, Come & Go 10 am – 3 pm
Hosted by Madrone Springs Ranch (Bobby & Gail Dubois)
350 Madrone Canyon Drive, Dripping Springs, 78620
No charge