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Western Art Show

January 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/08/2014 (All day)

The Weatherford Art Association has issued a “Call-for-Artists” for the 2014 WAA Western Art Show and Sale that will run from Monday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 9. Prospectus and entry forms are available at the Firehouse Gallery, 119 Palo Pinto or at weatherfordart.com.
All western themed art works for the show in any media that have not previously been in the show, and have been created within the last three years are eligible for this judged show. Registration dates are Jan. 8-9-10, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Firehouse Gallery in Weatherford. All framed art must be wired for hanging (no saw-toothed hangers). Plexiglass is required for works on paper.
Registration fees for non-members is $15 per entry, limit of three entries, and for members, $10 per entry, limit three entries per artist. Cash awards will be presented at the show reception Friday, Jan. 17 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Artist Randy Meador will judge the entries.
WAA is honored to feature Aledo artist, Homer Norris as the special guest artist during the Western Art Show.
Few figures in Parker County are as beloved as Homer Norris. Humble, inquisitive, appreciative-and gifted beyond measure, he is artist and storyteller, archaeologist and explorer, student and teacher. One of 11 children born to a brilliant yet poor Aledo welder, during the bleak days of the Great Depression, Homer roamed the countryside – and found his spirit’s nourishment in this land. Drawn to the romantic history of Parker County’s artifacts and relics, mesmerized by the loveliness to be found in a simple iris, captivated by the tales told by old-timers, he developed a passion for beauty and formidable love for his home and its people. To this day he gleans joy, solace and awe from this rugged terrain.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, February 26

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Jerry Durant Classic at Aledo, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson Tournament, Time TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Grand Prairie Tournamnet, Time TBA.

Friday, February 27

  • Aledo Varsity at Burleson High Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black at Regional Preview at Rawls Golf Course, Lubbock.

  • Aledo JV vs. Everman at Bearcat Stadium, Bearcats 5:30 pm and Ladycats 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Varsity at Everman, Ladycats 5:30 pm and Bearcats 7:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

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