THE ARTS gallery will host a group exhibition by the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco, July 26-Aug. 16. The exhibition is free and open to the public. A public reception will be held from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, July 27.


The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco provides a peer network for both established and emerging artists, as well as beginning artists and art lovers. Founded in 2001, VAGF has grown to become a vital part of the North Texas arts community. Each year, they host numerous art exhibits, workshops and educational lectures for its members and the public. VAGF also has visiting artist talks, networking groups and critique circles, and helps each artist advance their knowledge and connections within the art community. The works from this exhibition will be selected by Dr. Clair Robertson, Professor of Art History at Collin College.


The gallery is located on Collin College’s Spring Creek Campus, Room A175, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. Regular gallery hours are: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m-3 p.m., Friday-Saturday.


For more information about this or other exhibitions, contact Gallery Director Julie Shipp at 972.516.5070 or jshipp@collin.edu . THE ARTS gallery webpage is www.collin.edu/THEARTSgallery.


Art courses offered at Collin include 2-D design, 3-D design, ceramics, communication design, digital arts, drawing, figure drawing, jewelry/art metals, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and watercolor.