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      News — Austin Art Shows

      Seeing The Light of Dawn Day - Art From The Streets celebrates success of Austin resident artist

      Dawn Day NAD Artist
      Art From The Streets celebrates the success story of our friend and Austin resident artist, Dawn Day. Because of your faithful support, AFTS emerged from the pandemic stronger than ever. Because you believed in us, we celebrated our 30th year with new talented artists, a growing staff, and exciting ideas for the future. Because of your compassion, our friend Dawn found community and no longer feels homeless. 

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      Art From the Streets to Participate in 17th Exhibition of The People’s Gallery

      Art From the Streets to Participate in 17th Exhibition of The People’s Gallery
      Austin, Texas is home to a rich fine arts scene. Austin art events include a wide variety of fine arts experiences, including art shows. Every year, the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin presents The People’s Gallery at City Hall. The goal of the City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Program is...

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      ART ON THE WALL: A COLLABORATIVE GALLERY SHOWING

      ART ON THE WALL: A COLLABORATIVE GALLERY SHOWING

      West Chelsea Contemporary (WCC) strives to showcase a wide range of art, including gallery showings of artwork from emerging creatives to legendary artists. WCC promotes the arts community by integrating a curated roster of new talent in each of their exhibitions through their initiative called “On the Wall.” Currently, WCC is shining a light on Art From the Streets in Austin, featuring art from the organization alongside that of Duel Diagnosis.

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      Out of the Blue: An Art From the Streets Gallery Show

      Out of the Blue: An Art From the Streets Gallery Show

      The “Out of the Blue” gallery art show at AFTS will incorporate pieces created by artists in the program, themed around the color blue, which has been an important color in art since the most ancient of times. Blue is a common color palette in art and decor, used often due to what people associate with the hue--the meaning behind the color blue and what it represents to people is powerful. It sometimes represents concrete ideas like the sky and the sea and is often associated with wide-open spaces and freedom. It can represent more abstract concepts such as feelings of sadness, calmness and serenity, or sincerity. It can be peaceful…or intense. How artists choose to use the color blue is personal to them, just as people’s reactions to the color.

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