500x Openings this weekend: College Expo 2018, James Talambas, and more

2018 College Expo
Downstairs / Main Gallery

February 24 – March 11, 2018
Reception – Saturday, Feb. 24th, 7pm-10 pm

500x Gallery, 500 Exposition Ave., Dallas, Tx 75275

500X Gallery, Texas’ oldest artist-run space, continues our annual juried show for college students! The 2018 College Expo brings together artists from educational institutions around the state. This year’s exhibition was juried by Katherine Brodbeck, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Artists included in the exhibition are:

Maria Barrientos – winner $150.00 juror prize, Christopher Evans  – winner $150.00 juror prize, Hannah Aaron, Francisco Alvarado, Allison Baldwin, Taylor Barnes, Jennifer Bieniek, Stephanie Gerhart, Betsey Gravatt, Michelle Hinojosa, Kylie Hull, Mike Lopez, Angie Reisch, Kiran Sattar, Emily Sides, Julia Teel, Jennifer Thompson, Gretchen Vickers, Blake Weld.

Y O U C A N N O T B U R Y M Y S I L E N C E, James Talambas, Upstairs Gallery

A Multi-sensory Installation

Visions for Venus, Upstairs Project Space

500X Gallery will exhibit the two-person exhibition, Visions for Venus by Ashley Whitt and Ashley Kauschinger from February 24 – March 11, 2018.

The exhibition presents works about women by women. Both artists seek to empower and seduce viewers while subverting patriarchal ideas of history and greatness.

Shellye Tow, Exposed, Back Gallery

The photographic series Exposed uses visual imagery to unveil the reality of mental illness in an effort to wrestle with the stigma faced in society by those who suffer from these disorders. By highlighting personalized narratives of the struggle with psychological illnesses the social stigmas and reactions are divulged through this body of work.

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