Tag Archive: Contemporary Art

Joshua West: I, A stranger at Haley-Henmann

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Joshua West   Friend or Foe, 2017 mixed media on wood panel, 48 x 36 inches

JOSHUA WEST

I, A stranger

June 1 – July 8, 2017

Opening reception:  Saturday, June 3, 5-8 pm

Haley-Henman Gallery
422 Singleton Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75212214-532-3225 and visit www.haleyhenman.com

 

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Christina Yielding at Frisco Fine Art

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Frisco Fine Art welcomes local modern artist Christina Yielding on Saturday, May 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Then, on Sunday, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., we will celebrate Memorial Day with live painting demonstrations by Christina. Refreshments will be served.

Christina began painting 15 years ago. Her innovative techniques for creating her mixed-media paintings include using a variety of scrapers rather than brushes. Painting solely on wood, Christina builds a custom frame around every gorgeous piece. Her work has been featured in both solo and group shows throughout  the Dallas-Fort Worth area. “The boundless and infinite nature of this work frees my imagination and silences my thoughts to allow for happy accidents infused with a measure of grace that influence the finished project.”

For more information, call the gallery at 214-872-1917 or visit www.friscofineart.com. Frisco Fine Art is located at Stonebriar Center, on the upper level next to Dillards.

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Jorge Alegria: Supernova at Kirk Hopper

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SUPERNOVA | JORGE ALEGRÍA

May 13 – June 24, 2017

 

Kirk Hopper Fine Art (3008 Commerce Street) is pleased to welcome our first solo exhibition for artist Jorge Alegría, entitled SUPERNOVA.  This exhibit will feature Alegría’s most recent drawings and opens Saturday, May 13th, with a public reception for the artist from 6.00 – 8.00 p.m.

Kirk Hopper Fine Art is located at 3008 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226 in the Deep Ellum neighborhood. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 12pm – 6pm or by appointment. Phone: 214-760-9230, Email: giovanni@kirkhopperfineart.com, Website: www.kirkhopperfineart.com

Supernova is a further exploration into the visual imagination of Jorge Alegría’s series, Heaven: The War of the Angels. Heaven is a series of works based on a personal fictional narrative of the same name, originating from the Bible, spanning the cosmos and centuries into the future. The new drawings represent scenes of environments, creatures, and civilizations found in events from that narrative.

Alegría’s seductively detailed drawings tap into his stream of consciousness and pull from his boyhood interests of dinosaurs, bible stories, bird watching, and ant farms to create a dark and dystopian world. The War of the Angels begins during the story of Noah, with people and animals being gathered and relocated throughout the cosmos, while a distant angel seeks revenge by inflicting catastrophe. Alegría’s drawings reveal the fragility of our own reality and how disconnected we have become from grace and redemption. His drawings reflect a life of complex moods for complex times.

 

Biography

Jorge Alegría is a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. He studied at Del Mar College and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Alegría has been exhibiting his work regionally for nearly two decades. Recent group exhibitions include the contemporary drawing biennial Texas Draws III at Southwest School of Art in 2014 and Slipstream, curated by Susie Kalil at Kirk Hopper Fine Art in 2016. In 2004, he and a friend started the independent art space Residence, hosting critiques, curating exhibits, and posting art reviews. The space was revived in 2013, renamed The Living Room, which featured one-night shows of selected artists. Alegría is represented in several collections, including the Art Museum of South Texas.

 

Jorge Alegría. Old Antep, 2017. 11 x 14 inches. Graphite on paper.

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DOUBLE EDGED opens May 13 & PLANTASTIC May 18 at Circuit 12

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DOUBLE EDGED // A SUMMER GROUP SHOW

CIRCUIT12 PRESENTS A SUMMER GROUP SHOW OF NEW WORKS BY NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES AND DFW BASED ARTISTS:
REVOK, RACHEL OWENS, PAUL ANTHONY SMITH, LAUREN SILVA, KRIS PIERCE, JIMMY BAKER, MANNY PRIERES AND AMBER RENAYE.

ON VIEW MAY 13 – JULY 29, 2017

OPENING RECEPTION SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017. 6 – 9 PM
CIRCUIT12 CONTEMPORARY, 1811 E. LEVEE ST, DALLAS TX 75207

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, IMAGES, OR QUESTIONS CONTACT
INFO@CIRCUIT12.COM | t: GALLERY 214-760-1212

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PLANTASTIC // A POP UP EXHIBITION

CIRCUIT12 & PRIMER PRESENT A POP UP EXHIBITION BY SHAMSY ROOMIANI

THURSDAY MAY 18, 2017 6 – 9 PM
CIRCUIT12 CONTEMPORARY, 1811 E. LEVEE ST, DALLAS TX 75207

Dallas’ floral goddess Shamsy Roomiani is sprouting at Circuit12 for her pop up exhibition PLANTASTIC May 18, 6pm. The exhibition will feature new work, fluorescent Shamstones, nature Specimens, plants and the release of a limited edition book published by Circuit12, signed and numbered by the artist.

Shamsy Roomiani is native Texas visual artist who is inspired by the natural world. She received a Fine Arts degree in Printmaking and a BA in Marketing from The University of North Texas. She works in various art forms such as printmaking, drawing, sculpture, and installation art. In addition to being a maker, Shamsy teaches workshops in DFW and hosts print and paper related events for companies such as the Nasher Sculpture Center, Neiman Marcus, West Elm, and NorthPark Center. She has been featured in The Dallas Morning News, The North Texan, The Star Telegram, DMagazine, and the Observer. Her most recent solo exhibition was Botanica Spectrum at Eastfield College in January 2017.

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1811 Levee Street

Dallas, TX 75207

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Katherine Bernhardt at the Modern

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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Presents
FOCUS: Katherine Bernhardt      
April 8-July 9, 2017
For a review of the show, see Nancy Zastudil’s article at Arts + Culture Texas: Funny (But Not Too Funny): Katherine Bernhardt at The Modern http://artsandculturetx.com/funny-but-not-too-funny-katherine-bernhardt-at-the-modern/

The FOCUS series is organized by the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for the Director’s Council, a group that supports acquisitions at the Museum. The series features three solo exhibitions annually, organized by Assistant Curator Alison Hearst. FOCUS exhibitions are open to the public and are included in general museum admission: $10 for adults; $4 for seniors (60+) and students with identification; free for children 12 and under; free for Modern members.

 
In Katherine Bernhardt’s recent “pattern” paintings, various objects from everyday life repeat within a single composition. The combinations are often humorous, such as in the frankly titled Windex cigarettes basketball, 2016, where the three items repeat and float flatly atop a solid ground of cobalt blue. Emojis, Aquafresh toothpaste, cigarettes, Duracell batteries, and Sharpies are among the subjects Bernhardt paints using simplified, gestural forms. Drawn to these objects for their visual qualities more than for their thematic connections to one another, Bernhardt’s compositions, or “patterns,” are primarily driven by her interest in color and form.
Bernhardt combines opposing styles and methods within any given canvas. For example, her backgrounds are abstract, thin pools of acrylic paint, while her figurative foregrounds are executed with spray paint, forming sketchy, drippy silhouettes. By combining lush washes of color with spray-painted illustrations, her works have diverse passages that simultaneously resemble color field painting and graffiti.
West African, Moroccan, and Caribbean textiles are strong influences, as Bernhardt states: “My interest is in Dutch wax printing on African fabrics, so that’s what I’ve been influenced by. They have all these funny combinations of things that wouldn’t necessarily go together — sunglasses and birds, or whatever it might be.” Her paintings are also inspired by travel; in the large-scale Untitled, 2017, included in the exhibition, brightly hued pink and black toucans, bunches of yellow bananas, and neon pink papayas suggest a tropical scene and are subjects the artist introduced after visiting Puerto Rico. The birds and fruits are set against a swirling neon green, orange, and brown field and are surrounded by Doritos and cigarettes, another example of Bernhardt’s intermingling of incongruent items in a manner similar to the textiles that inspire her.
Bernhardt’s paintings also echo the hand-painted signs at bodegas and markets across the globe, which advertise everything from fresh produce to laundry detergent. Her works reflect on the images and goods we are surrounded by on a daily basis. The artist’s FOCUS exhibition at the Modern will feature eleven new paintings and a series of works on paper, each relating to her exploration of pattern and shape, which is rooted in ordinary subject matter but invigorated by Bernhardt’s cartoonish style and bold use of color. This is her first solo exhibition in Texas and her second museum exhibition to date.
Katherine Bernhardt was born in Saint Louis and currently lives in New York. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York and her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited widely across the globe, including recent solo exhibitions at the Contemporary Art Museum, Saint Louis; Carl Freedman Gallery, London; Venus over Manhattan, New York; CANADA, New York; Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Gallery Loyal, Stockholm. Bernhardt has participated in many group shows at such venues as the Atlanta Contemporary; Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen; Saatchi Gallery, London; Foundation Salomon, Annecy, France; Macro Future, Rome; and the Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp.

http://www.themodern.org/exhibition/upcoming/FOCUS-Katherine-Bernhardt/3073

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Telephone 817.738.9215
Toll-Free 1.866.824.5566
Fax 817.735.1161
www.themodern.org

Museum Gallery Hours
Tue 10 am-7 pm (Feb-Apr, Jun-Jul, Sep-Nov)
Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm
Fri 10 am-8 pm

General Admission Prices (includes special exhibitions)
$4 for students with ID and seniors (60+)
$10 for adults (13+)
Free for children 12 and under
Free for Modern members
Free every Sunday and half-price every Wednesday.

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TVAA’s 2017 Abstract Redacted Reception May 7

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May 1 – 31, 2017
Reception Sunday, May 7, 2-4 pm

The website for the TATE informs us that abstract ” means to separate or withdraw something from something else. Abstract art is art which is not representational, it could be based on a subject or may have no source at all in the external world.”

When sensitive information is removed or obscured from a document before it is published, it is said to have been redacted. In writing, this is a form of editing.

In this exhibit, we hope to show your abstract work with some redaction. You are the creator and must decide how that occurs. Will you use text which you conceal? Will you have an area in your piece that has had some content removed? Will a sculpture obviously show us a missing part? Perhaps the way you portray this idea will be more subjective. Perhaps it will be very literal. Subtle or not, you decide! All media welcome.

Curator: Jenny Keller
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Prospectus: WordPDF

http://tvaa.org/3029/exhibitions/2017-abstracted-redacted-may/

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May at 500X Gallery – Openings May 6th

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May 6th – 28th, 2017
Opening Reception: May 6th, 2017 | 7-10 pm
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Sheryl Anaya
A new installation by Sheryl Anaya.
Shipshape and Fleeting
Steven Foutch
 
Print media, works on paper, and installation exploring the space between gloom and joy.
Dream Juice
Lindsey Larsen
 
Dream Juice is a contemplation of things in nature, like humans and all the other physical things… but also things that aren’t physical, like an experience, maybe? I mean experience with a capital E.
Abyss
Ashley Whitt
 
Abyss explores the dichotomy between order and chaos within the universe and within the self. Photographic collages and sculptural artist books are fabricated to illustrate the physical manifestations of anxiety and depression through the deconstruction of the photographic image.
Collages are made using a combination of alternative processes; lumen prints, chemigrams, and solvent transfers. To create the images, photographic prints are cut apart and sewn back together. Geometric and organic shapes mimic the patterns and phenomenons found within the universe. Abyss considers the correlation between the inner self and outer space as well as our desires to control and make sense of life and death.
May Project Spaces 
Stranger Lands
Curated by Julie Libersat
Stranger Lands is an exhibition of single-channel video works created by fourteen local and international artists whose work relates to place and orientations of belonging, both political and personal. Working within and through sites, the artists in Stranger Lands (re)orient our virtual (digital, imaginary, remembered) and “real” relationships with location. Stranger Lands, curated by Julie Libersat opens at 500X in Dallas, TX and includes works by Krista Caballero, Maximo Gonzalez, Sean Miller, Lexie Mountain, Patrick O’Neil, Trudi Lynn Smith and Kate Hennessy, William Sarradet, Carolyn Sortor, Karina Svarinksy, Jenny Vogel, Gloria Jean Wyatt, Kate Yoland, and Longui Zhang.
 
Greetings from In-between
Candyland Art Collective
Curated by Valerie Powell
Candyland Art Collective is a visual art making team consisting of artists Jessica Burke, Carrie Fonder and Valerie Powell. Candyland Art Collective’s interdisciplinary practice investigates elements of contemporary play & power, while working within a structure that incorporates the physical distance between our studios (Georgia, Florida & Texas). Greetings from In-between is the collective’s debut exhibition featuring paintings, drawings, installations and sculptures inspired by the dialogue between the unknown outcomes of our process driven practice.
Trump Yourself
Jen Rose
Curated by Rachel Muldez
500X Gallery, 500 Expositon Ave., Dallas, TX 75226

 

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Kelli Vance – ‘Sappers and Miners’ opens Saturday 5/13 at CWFA!

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KELLI VANCE

Sappers and Miners

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Kelli Vance, Sappers and Miners, 2017, oil on canvas, 78 x 90 inches

EXHIBITION DATES

May 13th – June 17th

OPENING RECEPTION 

Saturday, May 13th

from 5 – 8pm

Kelli Vance
We Provide Our Best Offering to the Universe
2017, oil on canvas, 60 x 36 inches

Cris Worley Fine Arts is proud to present Sappers and Miners, our second solo exhibition with Kelli Vance, opening with an artist’s reception on Saturday, May 13th from 5 – 8 pm.
Sappers and Miners will include a series of large-scale paintings produced in oil on canvas. The exhibition will be on view through June 17, 2017.
Kelli Vance is known for her photorealistic paintings, which explore psychologically thrilling themes from voyeurism to assumed identity. Her work is primarily driven by complex narratives surrounding socially constructed notions of femininity that romanticize alternative forms of beauty.
Working from staged photographs, Vance enhances tension in the subjects of her chosen models through her painterly play with light and textures including hair, rope, cake icing, and wet skin. She muffles provocative shouts existing within her compositions by depicting only portions of their narratives, keeping actions hinted by the titles relegated outside the frame.
In the recent work of Sappers and Miners, Vance suspends her depictions of female figures in tantalizing situations, in favor of subdued rituals. An arsenal of occult magic follows her figures in We Provide Our Best Offering to the Universe (2016) and Sun Eaters (2016) as they attempt to locate their locus of control in preparation for psychological battle. This sublime search for power is echoed by a palette of black and white, erasing any evidence of opulence from Vance’s earlier cinematic scenes. These new works summon viewers to seek serenity when reality becomes chaotic.
Kelli Vance was born in Garland, Texas receiving her BFA from the University of North Texas in 2005 and her MFA from the University of Houston in 2008. She was included in the 2009 Texas Biennale, in 2014 she was a finalist for the Hunting Art Prize, and in 2017 she received a Houston Arts Alliance Individual Artist Grant. Vance’s work has been shown widely across Texas as well as in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New Mexico.

Cris Worley Fine Arts is located at: 1845 Levee Street # 110, Dallas, TX 75207
Gallery Hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 11am – 5pm and by appointment.

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CONNECT: The MODERNIST Meetup at SHERLE WAGNER Art Gallery April 26

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CONNECT: The MODERNIST Meetup at SHERLE WAGNER + SWAG – APR26 // 6.30-8.30PM

SPECIAL INVITE!
JOIN US WEDNESDAY APRIL 26TH
FOR THE MODERNIST MEET UP
AT
SHERLE WAGNER ART GALLERY, 1025 SLOCUM STREET, DALLAS, TX 75207 214.747.7200

The MODERNIST Meet Up is about:
Connecting the Dallas Modern Community
Fostering Ideas and Creativity
Building Relationships

Having a good time!

MODERNISM | MUSIC | WINE AND GOOD TIMES
Come network, socialize, learn and share ideas among other stewards of
the Dallas modern community. Our members are designers, enthusiasts, mod
home owners, music people, builders, architects, artists, art collectors, modern
enthusiasts, real estate people, business people, health and fitness, furniture,
film and fashion people of the Big D.

This is a monthly meet up and you’re invited!

Feel free to invite another modernista friend or just bring them with you.

WEDNESDAY APRIL 26 // 6.30-8.30PM

HOST

SHERLE WAGNER INTERNATIONAL
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SHERLE WAGNER ART GALLERY
1025 SLOCUM STREET
DALLAS, TX 75207

214.747.7200
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JEFF LEVINE
PUBLISHER
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VICE PRESIDENT
THE MODERN HOME GUY
BRIGGS FREEMAN SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

 

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Frisco Fine Art Presents “The 10” April 28 & 29

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Frisco Fine Art is building a brand new masterpiece in Stonebriar Center. Not only do we feature beautiful collectible art and modern master works, but we also exhibit work by some of the finest emerging talent in North Texas. Join us from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, as we introduce ten emerging artists you need to know – each with an amazing story:

  • Buzzy Gamble
  • Cesar Llamas
  • Christina Yielding
  • Daniel Padilla
  • Karl Melton
  • Mary Galbraith
  • Maria D’Azucena
  • Kathy Metcalf
  • Storey Diaz
  • Simon

 

Frisco Fine Art/Masterpiece Gallery

2601 Preston Road, Suite 2002

Frisco, Texas 75034

Stonebriar Center, upper level next to Dillards

214-872-1917

https://www.friscofineart.com/

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William T. Wiley: Where the Rub Her Meats the Rode

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Celebrated American artist William T. Wiley will be in attendance for the opening reception of his solo exhibition at Bivins Gallery on Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

http://www.bivinsgallery.com/

William T. Wiley: Where the Rub Her Meats the Rode will be on display at Bivins Gallery from May 20- July 8, 2017. William T. Wiley’s paintings and drawings feature his razor-sharp wit and chaotic candor. Delving into religion, politics, global warming, and pop culture, Wiley’s trademark authenticity and Zen-like outlook characterize his body of work. As an activist, artist, and pioneer, William T. Wiley is considered a national treasure by curators, historians, and collectors around the world.

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Tuesday Evenings at the Modern Presents Robert Storr, April 18

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

TUESDAY EVENINGS AT THE MODERN LECTURE SERIES
Presents Robert Storr, April 18
This popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public selected Tuesday from February 28 through April 25, with a specially scheduled presentation on Thursday, May 25.

Lectures begin at 7 pm in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s auditorium. Seating begins at6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast of the presentations is shown in Café Modern for any additional guests. A limited number of tickets (limit two per person) will be available for purchase ($5 each) from 10 am until 4 pm the day of the lecture online atwww.themodern.org/programs/lectures

. Free admission tickets (limit two per person) are available at the Modern’s information desk beginning at 5 pm on the day of the lecture. The museum galleries remain open until 7 pm on Tuesdays during the series (general admission applies).

Café Modern serves cocktails and appetizers on Tuesday nights during the lecture series.

Revisit the insightful lectures from Tuesday Evenings or discover new ways to look at works in the Museum’s collection with the Modern Podcasts. Hear artists speak about their work, or listen to curators’ perspectives and discussions. Visit www.themodern.org/podcasts.

Video recordings of the lectures are available on the Modern’s YouTube channel

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April 18

Many Hats/One Head – The Accidental Curator

Robert Storr is a painter who supported himself by sheetrocking, carpentry, and house painting, along with occasional art writing, when in 1990, with only an MFA in studio art, Storr was picked out of the chorus line by the newly appointed Kirk Varnedoe, Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, to be a curator in that same department. What followed was an eventful twelve-year run at MoMA, with his tenure ending as Senior Curator. Then there was a stint as the first Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, as well as the overall directorship of the 2007 Venice Biennale, making Storr the first and, thus far, only US-born curator chosen for this role in the 112-year-old exhibition. All of this was followed by the deanship of the Yale University School of Art.
Still a professor of painting at Yale, for this Tuesday Evenings presentation Storr talks about learning on the job as a way of life during a period of extraordinarily complex, rapid, and far-flung changes in the “art world” — now a polycentric, culturally diverse, and ever-morphing economic and politic alternate reality — as well as the abiding values that draw people to art and into an “art community” primarily inhabited by makers of various kinds.
Robert Storr lives and works in New York. In addition to his posts at The Museum of Modern Art, New York University, Yale University School of Art, and his role as director of the 52nd Venice Biennale, Storr has curated and published catalogues for numerous exhibitions, including monographic shows on Elizabeth Murray, Gerhard Richter, Tony Smith, and Robert Ryman. In April 2016, Storr was awarded the insignia of Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ambassador to the US. As a renowned author and critic, he has been a contributing editor at
Art in America since 1981 and regularly contributes to exhibition catalogues and art publications such as ArtForum, Frieze, Parkett, Corriere della Sera (Milan), and Art Press.His most recent publication, Intimate Geometries: The Work and Life of Louise Bourgeois, was released on February 15, 2017.

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UPCOMING SCHEDULE  
  

April 25 

Richard Tuttle, post-minimalist artist based in New York City, Abiquiú, New Mexico, and Mount Desert, Maine
Special Presentation
Thursday, May 25
Doug Aitken, artist, and Philippe Vergne, Director of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, are in conversation as artist and curator in conjunction with Doug Aitken: Electric Earth.

LOCATION

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Telephone 817.738.9215
Toll-Free 1.866.824.5566

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Ambreen Butt, Pia Camil and Keer Tanchak Exhibits at the Dallas Contemporary

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8 APRIL – 20 AUGUST 2017

AMBREEN BUTT

What is left me

Ambreen Butt’s What is left of me addresses current political oppression and violence globally through large-scale resin installations and collage-based works. The creation of each piece is labor intensive and built upon meditative repetitive forms. Butt studied traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting at the National College of Art in Lahore and has built a unique visual language based upon that training.

PIA CAMIL

Bara, Bara, Bara

Through a wide variety of media ranging from installation to performance and ceramics, Pia Camil explores themes of art history, consumerism and the Mexican urban landscape. Investigating urban ruin through interpretations of abandoned billboards, dollar stores, and iconic works of art, Camil addresses the aesthetic language of modernism and its relationship to retail and advertising.

KEER TANCHAK

Soft Orbit

Keer Tanchak’s site-specific exhibition embodies the idea of time travel through art history and focuses on the last two years of the artist’s studio practice. Tanchak’s approach to painting demonstrates how the medium is always operating in a web of tradition and cultural references. The exhibition serves as a metaphorical X-ray machine that exposes the building block of the language of painting: brushwork, color, and light.

Dallas Contemporary, 161 Glass St., Dallas TX

http://dallascontemporary.org/

 

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April 8th Openings at 500X

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500X Gallery, 500 Expositon Ave., Dallas, TX 75226 http://500x.org

 

April 8th – 30th, 2017
Opening Reception April 8th, 2017 | 7-10 pm
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The Shape of Domestic Funk to Come
Bernardo Cantu
Sculpted 2.5D paintings utilizing a safe but jarring element of a domestic space that was always in the background growing up and never used in foreground of work.
B E F O R E
Clint Bargers
 
New paintings made with construction materials and sand. All of which attempt to reimagine landscape and its affect on memory and personal identity.
Nest
Rachel Muldez
 
A manipulation of nature to express the feeling of home within a multiverse.
April Project Spaces 
Blue Library Vol 2: Conversations
Curated by Kalee Appleton
Tammy Mercure’s project, Blue Library Vol 2: Conversations, consists of collaborative, visual exchanges between coupled photographers in the form of photobooks.  Each book, a result of a photographer’s responses to the imagery of another photographer, is a compilation of visual narrative that creates connections between work and gives a new life to the original photographs.
Participating photographers:

Courtney Asztalos & Nydia Blas, Jessica Dean Camp & Cole Don Kelley, Angela Deane & Alisson Bittiker, Lee Deigaard & Elizabeth Stone, Hobbes Ginsberg & Andi Icaza, Michelle Groskopf & Alexander Coggin, Janna Ireland & Morgan Rachel Levy, Natalie Krick & Lissa Rivera, Ian Lewandowski & Caiti Borruso, Juan Madrid & Maggie Stockman, Ross Mantle & Chris Maggio, Noelle McCleaf & Michael McCraw, Zora Murff & Rana Young, Amy Lynn Powell & Maddie McGarvey, Tamara Reynolds & Matthew Genitempo, David Soffa & Liz Calvi, Sasha Tivetsky & Melissa Spitz, and Tara Wray & Carrie Elizabeth Thompson.

object/non-object
Kelsey Heimerman and Sammy Rat Rios
Curated by Seth Lorenz
 
Two women, lots of color and two ways of seeing the world.
Kelsey Heimerman is an objective painter that mainly paints “figures (that) are her metaphorical haystacks and they reflect our contemporary world. Using distortion, engorged layers of firm, deliberate and bleeding paint become objectified as they describe flesh, spaces, animals and a codex of modern iconography.As a seeker of knowledge and a person people are drawn to, Heimerman strives to become a part of the American female narrative. Influenced by Frida Kahlo, Keith Haring, Henry Darger, Hemonous Boch, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and Rosson Crow she continues diligently Project people projecting visions of a dreamlike futuristic world where all people are accepted.”
Sammy Rat Rios is a multifaceted Dallas artist, she is a musician, actress, and painter to name a few. Although her main focus is her music, her paintings are wonderful non-objective examples of her personal aesthetic. Everything she does, whether it be painting, singing, acting, or walking down the street, she does with a grace and style quite unique to herself. She is drawn to color, design, and clean simple aesthetics and she expresses these magnetisms boldly in her paintings.

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FWCAC: First Friday, April 7, 2017

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Fort Worth Community Arts Center 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107 http://fwcac.com

First Friday in the Galleries

Receptions, Friday, April 7, 2017; 6pm – 9pm

free and open to the public
Gallery 3: Of Time and Memory
by Wes Stalcup and Carol Stalcup

Gallery 4 & 5: Nepal Show, 2017

Gallery 6: Avery Kelly: 
Animals and Landscapes

Front Gallery: Recuerdo: Early Texas Art from Fort Worth Collections

Back Gallery:

The Fort Worth Fifteen Exhibit

Gallery 9: Fluid Nature by Kim Collins

Focus Gallery One: The Minimalist Landscape
by Christie Helm

Focus Gallery Two: Blooms
by Katherine Toon

March 24 – April 22
Art7 Gallery
2955 Crockett St,
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Surfaces
by Elise Eeraerts

Symmetry
by Laure Willig

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ArtSpace Reception for Dawn Freeland & Dovie Wu April 6th

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ArtSpace at Metropolitan Press:

Artist Reception This Week! Join us on Thursday, April 6, 6-9pm

Now showing at ArtSpace at Metropolitan Press, new works by Dawn Freeland and Dovie Wu.Come see the work of Dawn Freeland and Dovie Wu, on display April 5-28, 2017. Meet the artists at this week’s reception on Thursday, April 6 from 6 to 9 pm.

Dawn Freeland is a multimedia artist living in Dallas, Texas. She grew up in East Tennessee surrounded by music, art and storytelling. She is a winner in the Artist’s Network 2016 Acrylic Competition and will be featured in ACRYLICWORKS 4: Captivating Color published by North Light Books. Her work ranges from serene to lively and can be seen in collections both nationally and internationally. Find out more about the artist at www.dawnfreelandart.com

Dovie Wu seeks to convey movement and sensibility in her work, and enjoys exploring different painting styles, incorporating multi media and supporting surfaces. Wu loves to travel to different places to do plein air painting. Whether in Spain, Italy, Scotland, China or here in America, she often painted watercolors on location and was inspired by the new landscapes from these countries.


ArtSpace hours: MondayFriday, 9am-4:30pm & for the Artist Reception, April 6, 6-9pm

Open to the public, the ArtSpace gallery is located inside the Metropolitan Press building at 1250 Majesty Drive in Dallas. We feature both up-and-coming and established artists on a monthly rotation. To find out more or if you are an artist interested in showing, email karen@metpressinc.com or contact us through our website, www.metpressinc.com

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“Miami Meets Frisco: Maria Teresa D’Azucena at Frisco Fine Art Gallery

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Frisco Fine Art/Masterpiece Gallery welcomes contemporary abstract artist Maria Teresa D’Azucena in the exhibit “Miami Meets Frisco”, which runs through April 30. A reception to honor the artist will be held on Friday, April 7, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

A native of El Salvador, Azucena received an education degree and ran a successful school before moving to Miami, where she studied painting under such well-known artists as Alberto Pancorbo and Baruj Salinas.  Working primarily in mixed media, she is inspired by nature and figures from her Latin American culture.

Her vibrant, colorful work has been featured in solo and group shows around the world, and she is represented by galleries in New York, Miami, Paris, and beyond.  She currently serves as a director of Art Projects USA and shares her passion for art with children.

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FRISCO FINE ART GALLERY

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Upper Level ~ Next to Dillard’s

2601 Preston Rd, # 2002  Frisco, TX 75034

info@friscofineart.com Tel. 214.872.1917

Mon – Sat: 10am – 9pm
Sun: 12pm – 6pm

 

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Amélie Ducommun opens April 1 at WALL

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SENSITIVE WATER MAPPING – MEMORY UNFOLD

Amélie Ducommun
SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST
5-8PM

WALL GALLERY
1529 Dragon St.
Dallas, Texas 75207

for more info call or email 214.749.0015  info@wallondragon.com

GET DIRECTIONS

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Amélie Ducommun is a French-Swiss artist who lives and works in Barcelona. She was born in 1983 and graduated from Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris (ENSAD) and the School of Fine Arts in Barcelona. Ducommun’s striking paintings attempt to harness both the beauty and energy of natural landscapes. A seasoned traveler, the artist draws her creative inspiration from discovering new panoramas and exploring unfamiliar geographies. Much of her work focuses on the temporality and subjectivity of memory, foregrounding questions of perception and emotion,as well as the interrelation between natural elements. For Ducommun, truth can be found in first impressions, the fleeting moment when unfamiliarity compels a focus on emotional candor and unbiased observation.

Ducommun has participated in more than 60 exhibitions internationally, including Dak’art, and the Beijing Contemporary Art Biennale, and was silver medalist at the 9th painting games of the Francophonie in Nice.  We are honored to represent Amelie Ducommun at WALL Gallery and invite you to this solo exhibition on view through May 12, 2017.

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Howard Sherman: Shifting Fancy of the Crowd opening April 1st at Circuit12

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CIRCUIT12 CONTEMPORARY

C12 PRESENTS A SOLO EXHIBITION
SHIFTING FANCY OF THE CROWD // WORKS BY HOWARD SHERMAN
ARTIST RECEPTION 01 APRIL 2017 | 6-9 PM
(ARTIST WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE)ON VIEW 25 MARCH – 6 MAY 2017

CIRCUIT 12 CONTEMPORARY, 1811 E. LEVEE ST, DALLAS TX, 75207

Howard Sherman received his Masters of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing from the University of North Texas in 2006. During his tenure at UNT, Sherman was fortunate enough to work with esteemed professor Vernon Fisher before Fisher’s retirement. It was during this time that the artist discovered and defined a visual language that has continued to evolve.

Sherman has been leading a new generation of bombastic contemporary painters in the Texas art world. His typically human-scale canvases carry traces of his background in cartooning, offsetting the loud, raw power of his aggressive paint strokes with a playful sense of humor. In contrast, the artist’s smaller works on paper reveal his intuitive use of material in a distilled, yet still assertive manner.
The large paintings facilitate the immense physicality within Sherman’s work, while leaving space for his keen sense of formal resolution. The frenetic and muscular heft of his work is balanced with a measured precision and a thoughtful integration of a number of historical art history influences. Sherman’s cartoonish figuration complements his bold use of abstract mark making which can be construed as portraits, punch lines or poems. He is constantly refining his visual and conceptual vocabulary, recently experimenting with sculptural surfaces and collage.

Only two years after completing his M.F.A., Sherman was featured in a solo traveling exhibition originating at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas. His work is in several museum collections and is on permanent display at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas. The artist has been profiled numerous times in New American Paintings, appears in the 2010 book Texas Artists Today and was chosen for the cover of the recently released art history book Texas Abstract: Modern/Contemporary by Michael Paglia and Jim Edwards. Rice University is now collecting his personal artifacts for its research center.
In addition to his many accomplishments, Sherman continues to further his craft and studies. He has been awarded residencies at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, School of Visual Arts, the McColl Center for Visual Art, Vermont Studio Center, Jentel Artist Residency Program and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation.
Sherman has been in a number of solo exhibitions across the United States, and his work has been featured in group exhibitions in Texas, California, New York, Florida, Spain, India and Peru.
Sherman lives and works in Houston and New York City.

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IN HONOR OF HOWARD SHERMAN’S SOLO EXHIBITION // THE GALLERY HAS PUBLISHED A FULL COLOR CATALOG // LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE ARTIST

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CIRCUIT12 | ART CITY AUSTIN

31 MARCH – 2 APRIL 2017
VISIT US AT BOOTH #7

Art City Austin, our community’s three-day art fair and festival, will return for its 67th year March 31 –April 2, 2017 at the Palmer Event Center. This historic event is a celebrated combination of street art and contemporary art from local and national artists maintaining its designation of Austin’s annual Art event of the year.

“Art City Austin consistently offers the community an exceptional visual arts experience,” said Art Alliance Austin Interim Executive Director, Jade Walker. “Our goal every year is to make this festival as dynamic and energetic as the hundreds of artists, volunteers, and patrons that make up the Art City Austin family.”

Organizers expect 125 individual artists from across the country to showcase their works on the beautiful festival grounds of the Palmer, plus an art fair inside the exhibition hall will welcome 20 galleries throughout Texas.

The Art City Austin festival grounds will also feature a number of exciting attractions including multiple art installations created by local artists and commissioned specifically for the occasion by Art Alliance Austin. Noteworthy artists this year include award-winning photographer Clifton Henri, Austin fine jewelry designer Haley Lebeuf, and Jay Long, a long-time Art City Austin artist.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase and the festival grounds will showcase live music from a wide variety of local musicians coordinated and curated by Black Fret. As always, Art City Austin is a family friendly event, offering designated children and family areas featuring hands on arts and crafts activities with support from community partners Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum and The Contemporary Austin.

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A Priori Painting Exhibition: Jim Lively opening April 22 at Martsolf Lively

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Martsolf Lively Contemporary

521 N. Interurban, Richardson, Texas 75081

presents

A Priori Series of Paintings

by Jim Lively

April 22, 2017 – July 22, 2017

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 6 to 9pm

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Fashion designer, Paulette Martsolf and artist, Jim Lively brought their creative talents together to create an innovative concept of merging unique and original fashion with contemporary visual art. The concept gave birth to the endeavor known as “Allie – Coosh Lifestyle” and “Martsolf Lively Contemporary” where fashion gracefully and seamlessly collides with fine art. Previously, Paulette owned Allie-Coosh which featured her own creative fashion for twenty-four years located in Snider Plaza. Due to escalating rent, she decided to renovate the building she owned near downtown Richardson which housed her manufacturing. The renovations resulted in an industrial chic venue which now houses both her manufacturing, a fashion boutique, art gallery and artist studio.

Customed TailoredAs the renovations began to unfold, Jim contemplated as to what might be an appropriate theme for a series of paintings to christen the new venue. After some thought, he kept being drawn back to his days in college where he had the luxury of studying philosophy. Jim was always intrigued by the concept of a priori which may be defined as relating to or denoting reasoning or knowledge that proceeds from theoretical deduction rather than from observation or experience.

The first painting in this series is entitled “Fresh Start” which is an abstract piece that incorporates imaginary asymmetrical shapes into what appear to be wood grain slats. By its title, the painting is not dependent upon past experience but instead is forward looking and intended to be somewhat unique. Several of the pieces in the series such as the whimsically titled “Little Black Dress” embraces the theme of the Allie – Coosh Lifestyle and Martsolf Lively Contemporary of where fashion collides with art.

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A conversation with Cindy Holmes April 1 at Haley-Henman

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Cindy J. Holmes “Virtual Real” Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 inches

A CONVERSATION:  SATURDAY, APRIL 1 AT 3 PM
Haley-Henman Gallery at Gallery 422
422 Singleton Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75212
a solo exhibition of new paintings
HALEY-HENMAN celebrating its 10th anniversary
Haley-Henman Gallery is located in the Trinity Groves neighborhood in Dallas at Gallery 422 in The Workroom at 422 Singleton Boulevard, Dallas 75212.  Free Parking is next to the gallery at the corner of Singleton and Beeville.  Gallery hours are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 12 – 5 pm, and by appointment by calling 214-532-3225.  Visit the website for more current information at HALEY-HENMAN

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Maryann Brummer Solo Show at Fischer Galleries, Jackson, MS

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Fort Worth artist, Maryann Brummer, is having a solo show of new works at Fischer Galleries in Jackson, MS.

Opening reception hosted by the gallery Thursday, April 6 from 5 – 7 pm. Dickies Building 736 S President Street, 4th floor, Jackson, MS 39201.

Make this a destination weekend and experience the arts, music and history of Jackson, MS!

To see more works or to contact the artist, visit www.MaryannBrummer.com

mkbrummer@aol.com

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Jack Whitten: Earlier Works at Bivins Gallery

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Bivins Gallery is pleased to present Jack Whitten: Earlier Works from April 1-May 6, 2017.

Created during a five-year period in the late 1960s, the paintings and works on paper featured in Jack Whitten: Earlier Works reference race, cosmology, music, and politics. Influenced by personal relationships with Willem de Kooning, Martin Luther King, Jr., Miles Davis, Philip Guston, and Franz Kline, the abstractions reflect the social and political turmoil of the era. The conversation will be joined by Dallas’s own local artist Spencer Evans, whose work references issues of identity and image in the black community. Please join us at the opening reception on April 1 from 5 pm – 8pm, at the gallery’s Uptown location, to continue the dialogue. Bivins Gallery is located at 300 Crescent Court, Suite 100,Dallas, TX 75201. http://www.bivinsgallery.com/ Please contact anna@bivinsgallery.com for more details.

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CADD Announces 2017 CADD FUNd Winner: Spencer Evans

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Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas
Announce
2017 CADD FUNd Winner
Spencer Evans 
MFA Candidate-Intermedia
University of Texas at Arlington

spencerevansContemporary Art Dealers of Dallas celebrated creativity and community with a Sunday Soup Supper on March 5th. CADD FUNd 2017 was awarded to Spencer Evans in the amount of $5000.
During the event finalists presented proposals about potential artistic projects. It was a fun evening sharing innovative ideas. The other finalists included; Justin Archer/UNT, Jessie Barnes/UNT, Dannie Liebergot/UNT, Juan Negroni/SMU, and Diego Romo/UNT.
Finalists were selected by  jurors including; Anna Smith, Curator of Education, Nasher Sculpture Center; Sue Canterbury, The Pauline Gill Sullivan Associate Curator of American Art, Dallas Museum of Art; and Dr. Rodger Kobes, art collector and enthusiast.
The 2017 CADD FUNd will aid Spencer Evans in traveling to Lagos, Nigeria to conduct research on differences

between Black American and Nigerian/African identity. He has been invited to conduct his research by the President of the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Dr. Emiola Nihinlola and the Vice Chancellor of Bowen University, Dr. Matthews Ojo. These invitations  include participating schools:  University of Lagos (Lagos), University if Ibadan (Ibadan), Bowen University (Iwo), and Nigerian Baptist Theological  Seminary (Ogbomoso). Evans will live among Nigerian students to develop a clear and direct understanding of their lives, mindsets, and sense of self.  He will hold and record group discussions and interviews regarding the social conditioning that shaped their sense of identity and how it differs from the millions of African descendants living in the U.S.

Traveling to Nigeria is crucial to his research because he recently learned that his mother’s paternal ancestry is from Nigeria and Cameroon. Also crucial are the conversations he has had with his Nigerian friends regarding a perception-rooted rift between Africans and Black Americans. He plans to gain further insight from interviews, discussions, and daily interactions with his Nigerian brothers and sisters.

Photography, drawing, and painting will be components of his research in Nigeria. He plans to show his appreciation by donating a work of art to each of the universities participating.

THANK YOU 2017 CADD FUND SPONSORS
3015 Trinity Groves, West Dallas Chamber of Commerce, Kessler Collins, Arts+Culture Texas,
Brooklyn Brewery, Pogo’s Wine & Spirits, Judy Vetter, Gail Sachson – Ask Me About Art,
LUCK, V-EATS, St. Rocco’s, Fat Chicken, and RFT Culinary/3015 at Trinity Groves.

 

ABOUT CADD – 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 Scholarship and Educational Programs.

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Hans Van de Bovenkamp Opening Reception March 4th

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Samuel Lynne Galleries is pleased to announce the opening reception for sculptor Hans Van de Bovenkamp’s exhibition “Through Time”. Van de Bovenkamp will be in attendance at the opening reception on March 4th and the exhibition will be on view until April 3, 2017.

Hans Van de Bovenkamp
Through Time
March 4th from 5-8pm
Featuring an intimate lecture from the artist at 6:30pm
Don’t miss Hans Van de Bovenkamp‘s exhibition Through Time,
which will feature over 30 years of sculpture and works on paper.

Exhibition will be on view until April 3, 2017.

Samuel Lynne Galleries
1105 Dragon St. | Dallas, TX 75207 | www.SamuelLynne.com

| 214.965.9027

Learn About Hans Van de Bovenkamp

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Artist’s Reception March 4 featuring Betty Grummer at Giddens Gallery

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“Venerable 3” by Betty Grummer

Giddens Gallery is Pleased to Announce

“Expressions of the spirit” by Betty Grummer

Featured Artist’s Reception 
Saturday, March 4, 2017 6pm – 9pm

Show dates March 1 – 11

Gallery open Tuesday – Saturday
11:00am – 6:00pm

“The artistic process for me is more than employing various techniques. It is an ‘Expression of the spirit’. My inspiration comes from nature, things familiar in my environment and expressing myself while using my artistic imagination.”

“Venerable”

by Betty Grummer

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by Betty Grummer

“Venerable 1”

by Betty Grummer

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Conversation with Gisa Elwazir Feb. 25 at Haley-Henman

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Gisa Elwazir

Nature’s Reclaiming
Decalcomania, gouache, ink on paper
35 1/2 x 48 inches, framed
(photograph by Michelle Elwazir)

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED
JOIN THE CONVERSATION WITH GISA ELWAZIR

SATURDAY
FEBRUARY 25, 3 PM

HALEY-HENMAN Gallery at Gallery 422
422 Singleton Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75212

214-532-3225

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Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Exhibition

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OKCMOA is proud to present Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic on view summer 2017.

June 16, 2017 – September 10, 2017

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic presents an overview of the artist Kehinde Wiley’s career including around sixty of his oil paintings, stained glass, and sculpture.  The exhibition highlights the range of Wiley’s production, starting with examples of early paintings executed around the time of his 2001 residency at the Studio Museum in Harlem. These figurative canvases of African-American men, inspired by Wiley’s observation of street life in Harlem, mark the beginning of his focused exploration of the male figure.

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic is organized by the Brooklyn Museum. Oklahoma City will be the final stop for A New Republic which will also travel to Texas, Washington, Virginia, Arizona, and Ohio.

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Still Life | Artspace111

 (Detail) Mega - Purple, Devon Nowlin, Oil on canvas 30 x 36"

(Detail) Mega – Purple, Devon Nowlin, Oil on canvas 30 x 36″

Still Life Group Exhibition

A group exhibition exploring the tradition of still life artwork created by contemporary artists. The exhibition will feature a selection of Artspace111 artists and Marilyn Waligore, the top prize winner of the Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition selected by the Director of the Kimbell Art Museum, Eric M. Lee. Other artists featured include Aimee Cardoso, Erika Duque and William Greiner.

 

Opening Reception | February 16, 2017 | 5:00pm to 8:30pm

Exhibition on Display | February 16, 2016 – March 18, 2017

 

The photographs of Marilyn Waligore, the top prize winner of the Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, will be on display
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Scott Dykema: Indigenous opens at WALL Gallery

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Saturday, FEBRUARY 18, 2017  5-8pm

WALL Gallery invites you to join us for an art exhibition titled “Indigenous” featuring Texas artist Scott Dykema.  An artist reception will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 5-8pm and will be on view through March 15, 2017.

WALL Gallery
1529 Dragon St.
Dallas, TX 75207
214-749-0015

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Contextual Assembly opening Feb. 23 at Kettle Art

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Kettle Art proudly presents ‘Contextual Assembly’ a group exhibit featuring new works by Corey Godfrey, Hilda Lafleur, Roberta Masciarelli, and Amy Seymour.

From Corey’s soft, yarn focus on stones, to Hilda’s psychedelic imagery, to Roberta’s recycled constructions, to Amy’s imaginative world of clay, these four artists are united in whimsical, dream-like realities. This exhibit opens on Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 7:00-10:00pm, and runs through Saturday, March 18.

Kettle Art Gallery Deep in the Art of Ellum
2650-B Main Street  Dallas, TX 75226 www.kettleart.com

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Corey Godfrey is a Texas-based artist whose past works have focused primarily on women as subject matter, utilizing yarn as her medium, a material traditionally associated with them. In her current series, Corey is inspired by stones found in nature that exemplify beauty, strength, and a profound sense of femininity. Corey holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from North Texas State University.

Roberta Masciarelli  is a Brazilian-born visual artist based in Dallas for the past eighteen years. Her art consists of sculptures, or constructions, created from found objects and materials, such as metal hardware. Having been a full-time artist for approximately ten years, Roberta has participated in art events within the US including Dallas, Washington DC, Santa Fe, Sedona, and New York. Internationally, she has exhibited in collective exhibits in England, Holland, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, South Africa, New Zealand, Bosnia, Japan, Italy, and India. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Mackenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

HIlda Lafleur is a self-taught, Texas-born-and-bred artist. Hilda’s unique eye for color produces upbeat paintings inspired by frequent trips throughout Europe, further influenced by a life spent in Dallas during the turbulent sixties, seventies, and beyond. Her works are created on hand made canvas and painted with a unique concoction of acrylic paint and secret ingredients.

Amy Seymour is a Dallas native who has been creating art, sculpture, and photography for approximately twenty years. Amy’s work depicts a playful and mischievous vision from a dreamy realm within her subconscious view of the world around us.


 

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Deep in the Art of Ellum
2650-B Main Street  Dallas, TX 75226
Founded in historic Deep Ellum in 2005, Kettle Art Gallery is committed to nurturing emerging and mid-career North Texas visual artists.
Over the years, Kettle has been the recipient of numerous awards and designations including: USA Today’s 10 Best Art Galleries in Dallas; Dallas Observer’s Readers’ Choice for Best Art Gallery, most recently in 2016; and Dallas A-List’s Best Art Gallery. In September 2014, Kettle Art’s founder Frank Campagna was named one of “The Dallas 40”, a list recognizing Dallas citizens who have made a remarkable impact on the city, in celebration of D Magazine’s 40th anniversary.

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CADD Fund Announces Finalists! Join us Sunday, March 5

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Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Present

CADD FUNd 2017

Sunday, March 5th, 5:00 – 7:30 pm

3015 AT TRINITY GROVES
3015 Gulden Lane

Dallas, Texas 75212

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas will again celebrate creativity and community with a Sunday Soup Supper on March 5th at 3015 at Trinity Groves. CADD FUNd 2017 will be a fun, fast-paced evening of sharing innovative ideas about potential artistic projects. CADD FUNd 2017 will make possible a high-impact idea that needs the support of the DFW arts community.

The idea for the annual CADD FUNd was inspired by similar events throughout the United States such as Feast in Brooklyn, Incubate in Chicago and Spread in Santa Fe. Over the past several years, numerous organizations have taken the basic premise of a Sunday soup dinner – collect creative proposals, invite the public to pay, eat, and listen, and then democratically vote for a winner – and adapted it to their own local purposes.

This year’s CADD FUNd finalists were selected by three esteemed jurors including; Anna Smith, Curator of Education, Nasher Sculpture Center; Sue Canterbury, The Pauline Gill Sullivan Associate Curator of American Art, Dallas Museum of Art; and Dr. Rodger Kobes, art collector and enthusiast.

The six finalists are: Justin Archer/UNT, Jessie Barnes/UNT, Spencer Evans/UTA, Dannie Liebergot/UNT, Juan Negroni/SMU, and Diego Romo/UNT.

During the event on March 5th, the finalists will present short proposals for original and yet-to-be-realized new projects. Members of the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions and then the audience participants will vote for their favorite project. After a short recess to tally the votes, the winner of CADD FUNd 2017 will be announced!

The CADD FUNd is $2500 – $7500 + and beyond. Funds are raised by ticket sales and will go to the winner chosen by the audience. Tickets are $40 per person and are on sale now. Tickets will not be available at the door. In an effort to make CADD FUNd 2017 as accessible as possible for the students and artists, $10 of each ticket sold will be applied to jurors’ fees and administrative costs in lieu of charging application fees.

The 2015 CADD FUNd was awarded to Rachel Rushing for her project- Sunset Art Studios: An Oak Cliff artist run studio and exhibition space. Named for the former Sunset Streetcar Line, Sunset Art Studios is a culturally invested art space. A group of local artists develop their work while providing the surrounding community opportunities to directly engage in the process of art. Ms. Rushing will give a short presentation at the event about her project, Sunset Art Studios.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT TO VOTE – BUY YOUR TICKET TODAY! 

While CADD FUNd is about raising much-needed cash, we hope that it will also be a forum to discuss the many other needs and resources that help make projects happen.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
3015 Trinity Groves
West Dallas Chamber of Commerce
Kessler Collins
Arts+Culture Texas
Brooklyn Brewery
Judy Vetter
Gail Sachson – Ask Me About Art

 

ABOUT CADD – 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.

 

Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas | 1845 Levee Street #100, Dallas, TX 75207

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CADD’s Third Thursday Happy Hour on Feb 16 at Valley House Gallery

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CADD Presents 3rd THURSDAYS
Held at a CADD Member Gallery Each Month
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Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month at a different CADD member gallery for a Happy Hour!
This month’s event will take place at Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden on Feb 16 from 5:30-7:00 pm
 
Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden
6616 Spring Valley Road  (between Preston and Hillcrest)
Dallas TX 75254 USA
Familiarize yourself with the Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas! Learn about our mission, scholarships, annual events, and other educational programs.
Learn about each gallery’s current and upcoming exhibitions, meet the gallery owners and their staff, meet the gallery artists, and other like-minded, art lovers in the DFW area.
CADD’s 3rd Thursdays are FREE and proudly sponsored by:
Brooklyn Brewery and Arts+Culture Texas
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Ro2 Art’s February openings

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Saturday Opening Receptions

Jeff Parrott
Psyexpression Manifesto
February 11 – March 11, 2017

OPENING RECEPTION
Saturday, Feb. 11, 7-10pm
About the artist

Ro2 Art
1501 S. Ervay, Dallas, Texas 75215


 

Brian Jones: Eat Your Vegetables!
February 11 – March 11, 2017
OPENING RECEPTION
Saturday, Feb. 11, 7-10pm

 Ro2 Art
1501 S. Ervay, Dallas, Texas 75215

About Artist


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Jay Cantrell: Construction

February 16 – March 15, 2017
OPENING RECEPTION
Thursday, Feb. 16, 6-8pm

Ro2 Art at The Magnolia Theatre, West Village
Second Floor Bar

About Artist

 

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Diane Walker-Gladney – February Exhibit at the Mesquite Arts Center

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Diane Walker-Gladney Solo Exhibition

Mesquite Arts Center

1527 N. Galloway, Mesquite, TX. The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and during performances.

Feb.1-Feb.28, 2017

For more about the artist, see her website http://www.dianewalker-gladney.com/

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