APRIL 17th – 19th 2020
APRIL 17 – 19 2020
Our 2020 Partners
We are humbled by the continued support of our partners and invite you to participate in all they have to offer.
Learn about local art classes and workshops, popular artist tools, and community projects. Try your hand at customizing beautiful floral arrangements. Enjoy locally roasted coffee, delicious pizza, and fine wines. Finally, treat your ears to audible art—all as you browse the show. Meet our partners:
Greg Ray, the band’s namesake, has been performing around Dallas for 25 years. When joined by his fellow musicians, the Greg Ray Jazz Group creates a hip ambiance through the sounds of eclectic jazz that’s guaranteed to make the night memorable.
On Friday, April 17, the Greg Ray Jazz Group will perform during DPI’s opening reception—complete with fine wines, hors d’oeuvres, and beautifully crafted ceramic wares.
Trinity Ceramics offers a wide variety
of tools, supplies and raw materials for the artist /crafts person interested in working in ceramics and related fields.
A family-owned business, Trinity Ceramic supports artists and crafts people working in ceramics and related fields. Its warehouse is fully stocked with literally tons of great wheels, slab rollers and kilns from a variety of manufacturers.
On Friday, April 17, Trinity Ceramic will host a pop-up store filled with specialized tools-of-the-trade.
The Creative Arts Center of Dallas offers North Texas’ largest community-based visual arts education program.
CAC works to nurture a community where citizen artists discover, develop,
and express their artistic vision. The organization offers more than 500 classes for teens and adults in numerous disciplines, such as ceramics, drawing, glass, mosaic,
and stone carving.
From Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19, CAC will showcase a delightful gallery of eclectic works from current and past students. CAC will also host an informative process-to-product exhibit detailing an artist’s development exercise.
The Craft Guild of Dallas provides a
variety of arts and craft instruction for both beginner and advanced makers.
Adults interested in advancing their art will benefit from the Craft Guild’s
year-round education program focused on bookbinding, drawing, painting, glass, metalsmithing, and other traditional arts. The Craft Guild also offers after school programs and summer camps for younger students interested in mastering
From Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19, the Craft Guild will present information
on classes, workshops, and youth programs.
LoomStyle is a group of weavers who share a passion for creativity, fine craftsmanship, and beautifully executed functional textiles.
LoomStyle members choose the best fibers and weave structures to create textiles that last for many years, bringing beauty and joy to sometimes routine tasks around the home and beyond.
From Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19, LoomStyle will host a pop-up store stocked with expertly hand-woven linens.
Houndstooth Coffee is an integral
pattern in the fabric of the Texas Coffee community.
So you like coffee? We’re stoked that Houndstooth Coffee, will be joining us again this year. They'll be serving Lattes, Cappuccinos and hot brewed coffee Saturday morning, the 18th and Sunday morning, the 19th.
On Saturday morning (April 18) 11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Sunday noon – 3 p.m. (April 19), Houndstooth will serve lattes, cappuccinos, and hot-brewed coffee.
SPECIAL PROMOTIONS: Receive 10% off any bag of Houndstooth’s special roast. Buy any ceramic drinking vessel and fill’er up free with house brew!
Lombardi Family Concepts operates friendly neighborhood restaurants ranging from Italian trattorias to French bistros.
Eat, drink, and enjoy life: the motto of Lombardi Family Concepts as it draws inspiration from the many different cuisines of the coastal Mediterranean. Like many family-run European establishments, Lombardi restaurants make their own pastas, gelatos, and desserts. The team strives to craft menus that combine the creativity of contemporary cuisine with the powerful draw of classic recipes.
On Saturday, April 18, Lombardi’s serves up the rich flavors of Italy.
SPECIAL PROMOTION: Saturday is free pizza day!
Sage Blooms specializes in custom floral designs in combination with one of a kind hand made vases.
Sage Blooms specializes in artful floral designs—each inspired by the handmade vessel in which the flowers are arranged. These unique arrangements provide lasting enjoyment via a two-phased experience. Phase one: use of the freshest, most attractively arranged seasonal flowers available. Phase two: the permanent remembrance from and use of a unique, artist-made vessel.
On Sunday, April 19, Sage Blooms will host free flower arranging demonstrations.
SPECIAL PROMOTION: Buy any ceramic vessel that holds water and receive a free, distinct floral arrangement created specifically for you.
RAFT sustains the mission of the Dallas Pottery Invitational. The annual Spring show and sale exposes the art buying community to excellent utilitarian clay art with the goal of increasing the use of functional art items in each collector’s daily life.