Winter Bus TourSaturday, January 23, 2016
CADD has been promoting the visual arts through unique programming since 2006 and the bus tours have been going strong since 2010. Tour participants gain access to studios, galleries, private collections, art installations and very special trips! Buy a ticket today and join the fun!
The January 23, 2016 CADD BUS TOUR begins at 4:00 pm and continues to 8:00 pm. Starting with new CADD member, LILIANA BLOCH GALLERY, named by the Dallas Observer Best Art Gallery in 2015. LBG recently moved to the Design District in one of the areas that Michael Granberry from the Dallas Morning News has called “A hipster’s paradise”. Visitors will enjoy a private viewing and discussion of Bogdan Perzynski’s piece TABLE, a monumental installation of hundreds of photographs that reflect the artist fascination in objects’ abilities to turn numbers into values and how they shape our perception. For additional information about the gallery please visit lilianablochgallery.com.
Your 2nd stop is CADD member gallery THE PUBLIC TRUST located in the same building. Guests will have an opportunity to view the current exhibition. For more information, please visit trustthepublic.com.
Then jump on the bus to visit and tour the new Contemporary Art Collection at the
UT Southwestern William P. Clements Jr. Hospital. The works of art were selected for the hospital by Carneal Simmons, Contemporary Art consultants Alan Simmons and Lindsey Carneal and by Dr. Jeffrey Grove, former curator at the Dallas Museum of Art. The collection highlights local and nationally known artists, many of whom are represented by CADD Galleries. The collection contains more than 2200 works of art and is an ongoing project.
Final stop will be new CADD member, MARY TOMÁS GALLERY. Visitors will be introduced to art advisor and guest curator Ashley Tatum. Tatum is well known in the art world and she lends her keen eye and expertise to MTG with a curated group exhibit titled CORE II. Selecting works from the best of the galleries roster the exhibit will introduce patrons to the local, national, and international artists represented at MTG. Ashley will talk briefly about her art advisory business and how she interacts with patrons, collectors and galleries. Also present will be some of the artists whose works will be included in the exhibit. Please visit marytomasgallery.com and tatumartadvisory.com for more information.
Tickets are $75.00 per person. Seating is limited. To purchase tickets visit www.caddallas.net. Guests are provided with bus transportation, snacks, and refreshments. The guided portion of this tour is approximately four hours long. For more information about the January 23 bus tour, please contact Mary Tomás at 214-727-5101.
4:00 pm Meet at Liliana Bloch Gallery – 2271 Monitor Street, Dallas, TX 75207
4:40 pm Visit The Public Trust – 2271 Monitor Street, Dallas, TX 75207
5:15 pm Bus departs for UT Southwestern William P. Clements Jr. Hospital art collection
5:30 pm Arrive for UTSW tour conducted by Carneal Simmons Gallery & Art Consultants
7:00 pm Bus departs for Mary Tomás Gallery in the Design District
7:15 pm Arrive at Mary Tomás Gallery for gallery talk by Ashley Tatum and refreshments
7:50 pm Board the bus to return to 2271 Monitor Street where cars are parked
8:00 pm Bus Tour complete
Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas (CADD) is a non-profit membership organization of galleries formed in 2006 for the purpose of promoting the advancement of contemporary art on all levels. Members are committed to represent the highest standards of contemporary art, while recognizing the importance of integrity and responsibility in working with artists, collectors, museum professionals, and the cultural community of Dallas.
Each year CADD offers a Scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. The Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a Fine Arts degree at an accredited university or art institute. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, equipment, travel, and/or supplies assisting the student in their academic endeavors. Proceeds from CADD events assists with the CADD Scholarship and CADD Educational Programs.