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“Buddha Goes Punk” by Metis Atash Exhibit at Samuel Lynne Galleries

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Samuel Lynne Galleries is pleased to announce its exclusive Texas representation of Miami-based fine art sculptor, Metis Atash

Atash’s creations combine conceptual, minimalist, and pop art traditions. Her devotion for art, design, and fashion is apparent in her one-of-a-kind sculptures that award their living spaces with an aura of captivating experience. The gallery will present a showcase of her stunning “Punk Buddha” series in an exhibition titled “Buddha Goes Punk”.
The opening reception for the exhibition will be held at Samuel Lynne Galleries on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 from 5-8pm, and the artist will be in attendance. Exhibition will be on view from May 13, 2017 through June 24, 2017.
For additional information or to schedule an interview or exclusive press preview, please contact

Kristin Rivas, Director of Samuel Lynne Galleries, 214.965.9027, Kristin@SamuelLynne.com

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Tyler Shields: Provocateur opens Jan. 7


Samuel Lynne Galleries is pleased to invite you to the opening reception for photographer Tyler Shields’ exhibition “Provocateur” on January 7, 2017 from 5-8pm. Shields will be in attendance at the opening reception, which will also serve as a launch for his latest book Provocateur. The exhibition will be on view until February 11, 2017.

Tyler Shields is known for his unique brand of volatile and off-handed celebrity photography and has come to be recognized as “Hollywood’s Favorite Photographer.” The meaning behind his work goes so much deeper than the famous faces and materials inhabiting it. Often using dark and controversial subject matter, his photography challenges convention, forcing the viewer to contemplate the true nature of human existence.



1105 Dragon Street

Dallas, TX 75207



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Jeanine Michna-Bales: Through Darkness to Light: Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad

Frogmore Plantation; Concordia Parish, Louisiana; 2014

Frogmore Plantation; Concordia Parish, Louisiana; 2014

Jeanine Michna-Bales:                                                                                           Through Darkness to Light:                                                                                   Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad

February 18 – April 15, 2017

Artist reception and book signing:                                                                                                                         Saturday, February 18, 2017 5-8 PM

From a cotton plantation just south of Natchitoches, Louisiana, all the way north to Canada, Jeanine Michna-Bales has created a photographic journey of a slave’s long road to freedom, circa 1840. Michna-Bales decade long project uncovered roughly 1,400 miles, revealing actual sites, cities and places that freedom-seekers passed through. Homes of Abolitionists William Beard, Joshua Eliason Jr., and Reverend Guy Beckley gave refuge, and are included in her photographic essay. Artist reception and book signing will take place, Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 5-8PM.

Exhibition runs through April 15, 2017. Event is free and open to the public.

Image: Jeanine Michna-Bales, Stopover, Frogmore Plantation, Concordia Parish, Louisiana, 2014, Courtesy of artist and PDNB Gallery, Dallas, TX





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Artist Studio Opportunities Currently Available

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Converge Studios is pleased to announce we have current vacancies in our facility at Irving and Medical District Drive for work-only artist studios for Dallas area artists, craftspeople, and designers!

Converge currently has three rental opportunities available.

 • 7-foot-by-15-foot • This cozy artist studio features best access to power and an efficient layout.  This space has been successfully utilized by oil and acrylic painters, illustrators, and sculptors as a personal office, for graphic design and textile work, and for photographic projects such as product and merchandising photography.

 • 10-foot-by-24-foot • This spacious artist studio is perfect for crafting, sculpting, large-format painting, and as a multipurpose working office for one artist or for several artists to share in a mutually supportive workspace. This unit is the perfect size to include a client reception area for design and planning sessions and for display of completed commissions.

 • 5-foot-by-10-foot • This efficient open unit in our front office is perfect for writers, graphic and other designers, and craftspeople who prefer a contained, economical solution for their creative endeavors.

We offer reasonable monthly rates on a six- or twelve-month lease plan. We are located in a quiet, secure neighborhood convenient to downtown. We offer amenities including on-site management, kitchenette for common use, and extended hours of operation.

Join the Converge family as part of a shared communal space as an independent artist or as part of a shared unit!

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D Mag: Guide to the Design District

D Magazine has published a wonderful guide showing where to shop, eat and play in the Dallas Design District. The district has been reborn as a entertainment destination in Dallas. A spotlight of the galleries is included, with a feature article on the  Sun to Moon Gallery.

The Insider’s Guide to the Dallas Design District




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Esther Ritz: ‘Seriously Playful’

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‘Seriously Playful’ is an exhibition featuring works by local Dallas artist, Esther Ritz. The collection emanates a sense of joy and playfulness. Each piece is characterized by unique elements of pattern and texture fused with vibrant colors. Experience the freedom of imagination – let go and have fun. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Exhibition runs February 3rd through March 14th.

Murray Covens Contemporary http://www.murraycovenscontemporary.com/

154 Glass Street

Dallas, TX 75207

United States
Phone: 469-726-2423
See map: Google Maps

Its Hotter Than You Think

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Inspire! Oct. 15 – 17



Registration opens August 26th

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