Visual Arts League of Allen
in association with 'Art Alliance of Allen'


Artist Opportunities

Art Calls/Exhibits

RSVP to VALA member Journal Book Workshop

In the spirit of Drawing and Journals , VALA will be hosting a Journal Book Creation Workshop for VALA Members during our meeting on Aug 21st. You will customize the cover of a sketch book to fill with your creative endeavors!

FREE for current VALA Members! Non-Members $20(payable at the Gallery on Wed. evening)

**All supplies are included for current paid members! (if you are not sure if you are current on membership dues, please reach out to us to find out at

You can sign-up or renew a membership at VALATX.ORG

at Blue House Too Gallery - 7:30-9:30pm

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Art Inspired by Fashion and Design

This Juried Exhibit will feature Artist’s interpretation of Fashion and Design Inspired Artwork.

Presented by the Visual Arts League of Allen(VALA) 

Deadline to enter : Aug 29th 2019 at midnight

Where: The VALA Gallery 

in the Historic Cotton Mill of McKinney 

Opening Reception: Sept 6th  6-8pm

Show Runs : Sept 6th - Oct 6th 2019

Artists will be contacted for Accepted Artwork by Aug 30th 2019

Art Drop-Off : Sun. Sept 1st/2nd 2019

Art Pick-Up : Oct 6th/7th


Get ready for a weekend of fun, lots of incredible artists, good food and cold beverages.

MillHouse ArtFest - Fri, Aug 23 (4-10pm) and Sat, Aug 24 (10 am - 10pm) at the really cool Cotton Mill in McKinney, TX. Don’t miss it!!!

VERY Enthusiastic Patron packages available. Please inquire.

Find out more:



The Janette Kennedy Gallery

Deadline to submit is November 22nd, 2019

Review full prospectus and apply online HERE


“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh ~

Teach a Workshop of Your Choice

Teach a Workshop through VALA at Blue House Too Gallery/Artspace!

Are you an artist who would love to share your craft with other artists? Consider instructing a workshop to share an interesting Art technique or craft while earning $$ doing it!
We would love to talk to you! 

Fill our Workshop Request Form:  WORKSHOP REQUEST FORM

Or email us at and let us know!  It's easy and fun, so let us tell you how!

A VALA Representative will get back with you as soon as possible. 

Pop Up Shop

The Blue House Too Gallery in Watter's Creek in Allen is in search for Artisans to display their wares in a monthly/bi-monthly pop up shop within the Gallery. If you have small art items, jewelry, textiles, pottery, etc and you are interested in creating a pop-up shop please contact the gallery directly. 

Blue House Too Artspace
934 Watters Creek Blvd.

Manager: Natalie Marlene