March Exhibits at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Receptions will be held FWADA Spring Gallery Night, Saturday, March 19, 2016


2016 FWCAC Biennial March 5 – 28, 2016

The North Texas community is invited to submit art to the 2016 FWCAC Biennial. The Biennial is an open exhibit and accepts all submitted artwork*. All artwork delivered to the FWCAC over a 3-day period is displayed on a first-come, first-served basis. Art is hung salon-style.


AC Featured Artist: Janet Morrow

Precarious Existence

January 8 – March 30, 2016

“Why gnomes?” people ask. On a superficial level, gnomes are cute and funny. Viewers seem amused by seeing them constructed of improbable materials or placed in ridiculous situations.

However, beyond simple entertainment value, the gnomes have an additional purpose. I find that gnomes are an effective visual metaphor for disenfranchised people groups – the “others” among us.

Although gnomes can be appealing, we usually also find them slightly creepy. We tend to trivialize or demonize them and certainly don’t think of them as admirable characters who are adult in nature or hold any real power. – Janet Morrow


Fort Worth Art Collective Spring Show

March 5 – 30, 2016

Reception: Spring Gallery Night, March 19, 2016; 6 – 9pm

Premiering on Spring Gallery Night, 2013, this pop-up concept combines raw space and raw talent to create a refined cultural experience for a limited time period. These exhibits combine contemporary works in a wide-range of media, showcasing a group of local artists, most of whom do not have gallery representation in the Fort Worth area. This collective is comprised of 28 artists working in a variety of media at various stages in their careers.


Reflections of Lights and Shadows

March 4 – 30, 2016

Reception: Spring Gallery Night, Saturday, March 19, 2016; 6 – 9pm

REFLECTIONS OF LIGHTS AND SHADOWS are captured for your pleasure by 9 award winning artists who reside in communities throughout North Texas. Presented to the public this year are paintings of landscapes, portraiture, still life and botanical settings using the mediums of oils, pastels, acrylic and watercolor. The artists include Kim Collins, Vickie Guthrie, Shirley Kinworthy, Lynn LaRose, Melodee Martin Ramirez, Lesley Talty, Irma Ward, Julie Wende and Margie Whittington.


John and Janice Weaver

March 4 – 30, 2016

Reception: Saturday, March 19, 2016 (Spring Gallery Night) 6 – 9pm

Janice often enjoys painting on location. She is described as a colorist/modern impressionist. Brush strokes are maintained as a way to add interest.

John works with found local woods. This wood is often inhabited by worms and fungi that give it character.  Although difficult to work, it is the uniqueness of this type of wood that produces a one of a kind piece of art.

“A challenge to turn, but worth it for the beauty.” –John Weaver

John and Janice create combined works that are “just fun”.



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