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NorthPark Art Collection Tour with Lucia Simek Oct. 24

NorthPark Art Collection Tour with Lucia Simek | Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30 PM

Meeting location at Green House Market on Level Two near AMC ticket counter.

Lucia Simek is Manager of Communications and International Programs at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Please RSVP to RSVP@dallasaerfaie.com

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H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery Presents “Downtown: Visual Fine Art Faculty & Staff Exhibition”

Dallas, TX – The H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery at El Centro College presents: “Downtown: Visual Fine Art Faculty & Staff Exhibition” going on now through November 3. The artist reception is scheduled for Thursday, October 19, from 4-6 p.m.

El Centro College, the first campus of the Dallas County Community College District, opened its doors in 1966. As the only community college located in downtown Dallas, we have a unique environment: creative, gritty, urban, and full of life. The work of our visual fine art faculty reflects this vibrancy, on display in our current show. Works in a variety of media are included in the exhibit.

Artists in the exhibition include both full-time and adjunct Visual Fine Art faculty & staff members:

Barbara Armstrong

Carlos DonJuan

Omar Hernandez

Chaitra Linehan

Andy Myers

Pilar Zornosa

Janet Aguirre

Calen Barnum

Danielle Kimzey (work on loan from Galleri Urbane)

Roya Mansourkhani

Christopher Machorro

Raymond Butler

 

Performance: by Jennifer McAtee

(El Centro Music Department Coordinator)

 

For more information, please contact gallery director Raymond Butler at 214-860-2190 or raymond.butler@dcccd.edu.

 

Gallery hours are Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Images:

HomeDefense2017.jpg

Artist: Calen Barnum

Home Defense 2017

Medium Archival inkjet print

Handpiece.jpg

Artist: Andy Myers

Untitled 2017

Plaster/wood

Leopard.jpg

Artist: Chaitra Garrick

Leopard 2015

Cut paper on Panel

Wirepiece.jpg

Artist: Barbara Armstrong

Lifeline- Full Of Life 2016

Mixed/ Media

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TVAA’s A Little Something, Something call for art

“A Little Something, Something” TVAA Gallery Art Exhibition

November 18, 2017 – January 3, 2018

Express yourself! Your mind. Your vision. Your heart. Your soul. Your creativity. Your gift! Think BIG, but create small. All entries for this show must not exceed 12″ x 12″ in size; not including the frame. The frame cannot exceed 16” x 20”. This is a small works show. Up to 3 works may be submitted for consideration. All media may be submitted.

About the Curator: Leon Robertson is a self-taught artist that works with primarily pen and ink illustration. He has explored mixed media using found objects to create a series titled, The Junkyard Birds. Because so much of his art is inspired by the use of language, stories often unfold with his art. It is the reason why he prefers to work in an open-series format. His work has been exhibited in local shows and galleries. Several of the characters from his ARF & Soul Dog series were published in the book, 1000 Dog Portraits: From the People Who Love Them. Leon’s passion for art, design and all things creative was demonstrated in nearly two decades of working in the fashion and home luxury retail markets.

Please submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side) by November 03.

Submissions via registration form, no email submissions will be accepted. REGISTRATION FORM

CALENDAR:

Jpgs due to curator: November 03
Acceptance Notifications sent: November 06
Deliver work to Gallery: November 17, 10 am – 1 pm
Gallery opens to public: November 18
Reception: December 02 @ 2 pm – 4 pm
Pick up: January 03, 2018 @ 10am – 1 pm

Eligibility:
This show is open to TVAA members and non-members.

Entry Fee:
$5.00 per entry for TVAA members; $10 per entry for non-members. Pay at time of delivery. Do not send in mail.

Prospectus: December 2017 – A little Something

For any questions contact gallery director @ tvaagallerydallas@gmail.com

Texas Visual Arts Association http://tvaa.org
Downtown Gallery

Plaza of the Americas
700 N. Pearl Street, Suite G207
Dallas, Texas 75201

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Student Exhibitions at the CAC

At the Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) we will have two exhibitions on view October 12th through December 4th.
 
Looking Another Way (a student & instructor show) and unseenamerica (the resulting exhibition of a free eight-week program offered by CAC instructors at nearby Bayles Elementary that teaches digital photography skills and provides the students a voice in their community).
The CAC is located at 2360 Laughlin Drive, Dallas, TX 75228 website: http://www.creativeartscenter.org

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Dear Clark’s Magical Halloween Party 2017 Oct. 26

Dear Clark’s Fall Pop-Up Art Show and Halloween party is Thursday, Oct. 26th at Dear Clark’s Uptown Dallas Studio. The show will feature art from several local artists and vendors from around the DFW area.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit Houston Habitat for Humanity. It is a Halloween Soiree so Dress to Impress! Food and Drinks will be provided by Eastwood’s Bar and Uncle Julio’s.

Where: 3317 McKinney Ave #101, Dallas, TX 75204

When: Thursday, October 26th (6PM – 9PM)

Contact: Meghan McPartland ; 214-563-6131 ; meghan@volkpr.com

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Stolen for 40 Years, Norman Rockwell Masterwork May Bring $1 Million at Heritage Auctions

American Art Auction offers fresh-to-market paintings, works on paper and sculptures Nov. 3 in Dallas

 

DALLAS, Texas (Oct. 13, 2017) – Recently returned to a family after it was stolen more than 40 years ago, Norman Rockwell’s endearing Lazybones (Boy Asleep With Hoe), also known as Taking a Break, is expected to sell for more than $1 million in Heritage Auctions’ Nov. 3 American Art Auction in Dallas. The 1919 Saturday Evening Post cover makes its auction debut, highlighting an exceptional array of Golden Age illustration.

Purchased for less than $100 in 1954 and stolen in June of 1976, Rockwell’s painting stands as one of the artist’s first Saturday Evening Post covers, produced in 1919 when he was only 25. Lazybones illustrates not simply the classic Rockwell subject of childhood, but the quintessential American prankster-adventurer, Huck Finn. With his straw hat and bandana, work shirt, and tattered pants with suspenders, Rockwell’s character comes straight out of the pages of Mark Twain’s celebrated novel. Not least, the painting has its own wild back-story, ripped from the headlines, as it was taken from Robert and Teresa Grant’s house in New Jersey during a well-planned burglary. With the help of special FBI agents, the painting was recovered and returned to the family in March.

“The provenance of this masterwork is as remarkable as the painting itself,” said Aviva Lehmann, Director of American Art at Heritage Auctions. “We are thrilled to bring this classic Rockwell to auction, and find its new home.”

Heritage is also pleased to present The Golden Age: Property from a Distinguished New York Collection.  Comprised of 43 works spanning the Golden Age of Illustration, the single-owner collection embodies an era of unprecedented excellence in magazine and book illustration. The artists of this period captured the nostalgia of simple, innocent times and everyday life through accessible narrative. As such, their content was ideally suited for the imaginative tales published in periodicals of the time, including the Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, Ladies Home Journal, and Life, among others.  A large portion of the collection is comprised of original illustrations that were reproduced as covers of these magazines.  Impeccably curated, it features works by the best storytellers of the Golden Age, including works by the iconic Joseph Christian Leyendecker (Est. $100,000-150,000) and Maxfield Parrish (Est $8.000-12.000).

Additional iconic works from masters of American Illustration Art includes Bump Mobile, The Saturday Evening Post cover, June 22, 1940, by Albert W. Hampson (est. $30,000-$50,000) and Amateur Nite—Cowboy Bill’s Ramblers, The Saturday Evening Post cover, January 11, 1936, by Monte Crews (est. $20,000-30,000).

The Nov. 3 auction will also feature a spectacular oil by George Henry Durrie titled Winter in the Country, A Cold Morning (est. $300,000-$500,000). Painted circa 1863, this masterwork romanticizes the seasonal pleasures of bucolic life with great composition and attention to detail, prompting one notable Durrie scholar to proclaim the work “one of his best contributions to native winter landscape painting in the nineteenth century.”

Offered for the first time in nearly 30 years, William Merritt Chase’s Untitled (Nude Resting in a Chair), circa 1888. Chase executed the pastel as a classroom demonstration while teaching at the Art Students League in New York. The swivel chair upon which the model sits can be seen in a photograph of Chase, standing in his famous Tenth Street Studio in New York that was reproduced in a 1947 article about the famed studio building in The Villager.

Interior (est. $80,000-$120,000) by Louis Ritman is emblematic of the artist’s unique brand of American Impressionism, painted while the artist lived and worked in Giverny, France.  Interior has descended in the same family for more than 100 years and was last seen publically in 1912 at the Cincinnati Museum’s “19th Annual Exhibition of American Art.

Other highlights of the auction include:

 

Heritage Auctions is the largest fine art and collectibles auction house founded in the United States, and the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer. Heritage maintains offices in New York, Dallas, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Chicago, Palm Beach, London, Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.

The Internet’s most popular auction-house website, HA.com, has over one million registered bidder-members, and searchable free archives of four million past auction records with prices realized, descriptions and enlargeable photos. Reproduction rights routinely granted to media for photo credit.

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Call for Applications – 2017 Art Mart – deadline Oct. 17

The Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center are currently seeking applications from artists for its 2017 Art Mart.

Since 2003, the Art Mart has showcased the work of local and regional artists working in a variety of styles, including painting, sculpture, photography, ceramics, pottery, mixed media art, jewelry, mosaics, glass, and other media.

Proceeds of the Art Mart benefit the participating artists and the Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center, a not for profit organization that supports year-round visual and performing arts programs at the center.

Art Mart Dates: November 17-19, 2017


Applications Deadline:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
For information about the Art Mart and instructions on how to submit your application, visit www.bathhousemedia.com/artmart

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Craighead Green Gallery presents Gorham, Harnden & Saa opening Oct. 14

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CRAIGHEAD GREEN GALLERY
1011 Dragon Street
Dallas, TX  75207
214.855.0779
 HEATHER GORHAM   
“Conejos Bailando en la Oscuridad y la Luz (Rabbits Dancing in the Dark & Light)”
Mixed Media on Wood
28″ x 32″
RAYMOND SAA
About Us
Craighead Green is recognized as one of the finest contemporary art galleries throughout Texas and the Southwest, representing over 40 artists of all mediums. The Gallery focuses on contemporary paintings, archival pigment prints and sculpture in a myriad of media and styles. Craighead Green represents mid to late career artists while continuing their promotion of emerging artists. The Gallery is a participating member of the Dallas Art Dealers Association and CADD, Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas.
Craighead Green Gallery
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Ro2: Julia Trinh’s opening at The Magnolia Oct. 12 // Upcoming Art Talk with Adam Fung Oct. 14

Julia Trinh
Joy Element – Cutting Paper and MoreOpening Reception: Thursday, October 12, 6-8 pmOctober 12 – November 14

Ro2 Art @ The Magnolia
3699 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204

RSVP
Ro2 Art at The Magnolia
Come see the show and stay for a movie!
For showtimes and tickets, click here.

UPCOMING ART TALK
Adam Fung: Iceberg X
Art Talk + Book Signing

Saturday, October 14, 3:30-5PM

Iceberg X is on view at Ro2 Art through October 28

RSVP

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Dallas Cultural Plan Survey

What can Dallas do to keep the arts and culture vibrant in our City?
The City of Dallas, through its Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), is embarking on a year-long process to create a cultural plan to answer that question. The Dallas Cultural Plan—our first since 2002—will analyze the city’s cultural priorities, determine how Dallas residents experience culture in their daily lives, and strategically guide how the city supports these activities throughout Dallas.

WE NEED YOU!
We can’t do it without input from you. Join us in this once in a decade opportunity by sharing your thoughts about the arts in Dallas. Tell us what you like, what you need, and what you imagine. Whether you like making art or just experiencing it, you are a vital part of the Dallas cultural ecosystem and we want to hear from you! You can participate now by sharing your thoughts in our survey. Your input in this survey will help us understand the diversity of arts and cultural activity occurring in Dallas and in your neighborhood.

Click here to start survey!

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Kessler Craftsman Fall 2017 Glass Workshops & Events

This Fall is a busy time with a couple of art shows, new classes and, always, Open Studio opportunities!

For the first time ever, Larry will teach about photographing glass and other small art pieces! See below

I’m pleased to announce that I’ll begin teaching at Oil & Cotton, in Oak Cliff and have an intermediate/advanced class at Hollander Glass in Houston! I’m also part of the inaugural Turtle Creek Art Show, in mid-November, here in Dallas!


October

  • Edom Festival of the ArtsSaturday/Sunday, October 14 & 15, Edom Texas.
  • Open StudioThursday, October 19 – See website for details.
  • Saturday Morning Table Time October 21, 9:00 – 11:00 Kessler Craftsman Studio.  See website for details!
  • Saturday Afternoon Open StudioOctober 21, 12:00 – 2:00 – Kessler Craftsman Studio.  See website for details!
  • How to Photograph Glass ArtOctober 28 & 29 – Kessler Craftsman Studio.  See website for details!

November

  • Saturday Morning Table TimeNovember 4, 9:00 – 11:00 Kessler Craftsman Studio.  See website for details!
  • Saturday Afternoon Open StudioNovember 4, 12:00 – 2:00 – Kessler Craftsman Studio.  See website for details!
November (cont)

  • Turtle Creek Art FestivalSaturday/Sunday, November 11 & 12, Reverchon Park, Dallas, Texas.
  • Strip Construction in Fused Glass November 18 – Kessler Craftsman Studio.  See website for details!

December

  • Vitrigraph Murrini December 2 & 3 – Hollander Glass, Houston, Tx.  Call Cyndi Seeberger for more info.
  • Fused Glass JewelryThursday, December 7th, 6:30 – 8:30 – Maker’s Connect.  See website for details!
  • Saturday Morning Table TimeDecember 16, 9:00 – 11:00 Kessler Craftsman Studio.  See website for details!
  • Saturday Afternoon Open StudioDecember 16, 12:00 – 2:00 – Kessler Craftsman Studio.  See website for details!

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25th Annual White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour Oct. 14 & 15

Celebrating 25 years of opening our studios, over fifty artists and 4 art centers are participating this year!

Visit art studios and see work in all its stages. Talk to artists about ideas, processes, and materials. Explore the places where art happens! FREE TO PUBLIC! Visit the site at whiterockartists.com to see who’s doing what and where, and download a map to navigate your way through the neighborhoods!

October 14 & 15, 10am to 5pm both days!

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Judge Givens-Davis’ Justice themed Art Competition and Fundraiser call for artists

I am writing to invite you to participate in my Justice themed Art Competition and Fundraiser!!! The registration deadline is ‪October 17, 2017‬. The art competition entry fee is $10 (includes free event entry for participating artists). First place prize is $250; Second place prize is $150; and Third place prize is $50! Celebrity judges include Exoneree Christopher Scott (House of Renewed Hope) and K104’s Lady Jade. For more information please call 214-771-8985 or send an email amber@ambergivensdavis.com.

Invite your family and friends to support you! Event tickets for the public are available on Eventbrite for $20 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/judge-amber-givens-davis-2017-art-competition-and-fundraiser-tickets-37968863894. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. See you there!

Date and Time

Tue, October 24, 2017

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT

Add to Calendar

Location

Lofty Spaces

816 Montgomery Street

Dallas, TX 75215

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Arts and crafts at the annual Labyrinth Walk Coffee House Oct. 15

Oct. 15 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm the Labyrinth Walk Coffee House holds it Fall Psychic & Holistic Fair featuring arts & Crafts.  The event takes place at UU Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest Blvd., Dallas, TX. Admission and browsing are free.

Hearth Wisdom Store: Sells Crystals, Oils, Incense, Candles, and Herbs and endeavors to serve as a vital resource to the community, offering a place of collective knowledge, guidance, and tools brought together to support the modern practitioner.  You can learn more about their products on their facebook page: www.facebook.com/HearthWisdomStore

We Love Sparkle: Uniquely designed and hand-poured in small batches to ensure consistent quality, their signature soy candles are made from 100% Soy Wax. Clean burning with only quality ingredients used. Custom options are available.  You can learn more about their products on their website:
WeLoveSparkle.com

Judy’s Shadows:  Mixed media includes repurposed items. One of a kind Shadow Boxes Wall Art, unique Note Cards made from old wallpaper/calendars, and unique, and never to be duplicated jewelry.
Check some of her work out at www.facebook.com/judysshadowetc/

Becker’s Crystals & Crafts: Hand-crafted bracelets, necklaces, beadery, wire jewelry from a variety of materials.

Candli Holistic Innovations:  Candli will be offering Handmade Holistic Products such as candles, soap, sprays, and more. Holistic Innovations was created as an avenue for Candli to offer alternative healing modalities and other services that promote harmonic balance and healing. Lorraine Candli Campbell is a Reiki Master Teacher, Certified DNA Theta Healing ® Instructor, Intuitive Anatomy & Hypnosis & Remote Viewing Practitioner.

Rawsome: A new, small family business making and bottling CBD infused MTC made with pure coconut oil. You can learn more about their products on their website: www.getrawsome.com

Justin Time Creations:  Wizarding Wands and Dragon Eggs, just in time for the holidays! Creations of Justin Grey & Kathy Grey
The Beth Things in Life are Ferree:  Beth specializes in handmade items created with recycled fabric.

There will be a number of Psychic/Holistic providers available at $20 per 15 minute session; some providers may require a double session.

LWCH is a non-profit operated entirely by volunteers. For more information, please see our website http://www.labyrinthwalkcoffeehouse.com/psychicfairs.html

 

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Receptions Oct. 7 at 500X: EXPO 2017, Ari Brielle, Bárbara Cartier & Members Exhibition

500x Gallery Exhibitions
October 7th to November 5th
Opening Reception Saturday, Oct. 7th, 7-10pm

EXPO 2017
Downstairs / Main Gallery

Curated by Sara-Jayne Parsons

Featured artists:

Dannie Liebgot, Kristina Smith, Teresa Larrabee, Jonas Criscoe, Adrianna Touch, Dario Bucheli, Amy Dierdorf, Emily Loving, Michelle Hinojosa, Narong Tintamusik, Cande Aguilar, Selwa Moharram, Francisco Alvarado, Anna Lee, Austin Sparks, David Namaksy, Sierra Forester, Jon Ashcraft, Jeanne Neal, Raciel Camargo, Bunim Kim, Kiran Sattar, Audrey Travis, Bernardo Vallarino, Barbara Horlander, Jennise Burgos, Kendra Smith, Ricardo Orozco, Blake Weld
500X Gallery, Texas’ oldest, artist-run, cooperative galleries, hosts one of North Texas’ most anticipated annual juried competitions. Expo 2017 is open to all artists over the age of 18 living in Texas.  The exhibition will be running from October 7th – November 5, 2017, with a reception October 7, from 7pm-10pm.
This years juror is Sara-Jayne Parsons. As the Director of the Art Galleries at TCU in Fort Worth, British curator Sara-Jayne Parsons drives the international vision of Fort Worth Contemporary Arts and promotes professional development of students and local artists through programming in Moudy Gallery. Before moving to Fort Worth in 2014 Parsons was the Exhibitions Curator at the Bluecoat in Liverpool, UK, where for eight years she produced a diverse, contemporary exhibition programme. In that time she was also a collaborative member of the curatorial team for the Liverpool Biennial. She has also published critical writing in various contemporary art magazines including Source, Art Monthly Australia and ArtLies, and has published essays in numerous exhibition catalogues.


We Made Cool – Ari Brielle
Downstairs / Project Space

We Made Cool is a body of work by Ari Brielle that examines notions of black femininity, strength and softness. Candy painted colors and natural motifs decorate portraits that explore black culture, consumption and experience. Ari Brielle is an emerging visual artist based in Dallas, Texas. She completed her BA at the University of North Texas in 2016 where she cultivated her studio practice and studied Interdisciplinary Art and Design. Brielle has exhibited in Texas and New York, and was recently nominated as one of Dallas’ Rising Stars by Liliana Bloch Gallery.


A Call From The Center of Things 
– Bárbara Cartier
Upstairs / Project Space

Bárbara Cartier energetically explores the tricky territory between painting and sculpture using a variety of materials and methods to create sculptural forms reminiscent of organic objects such as eggs and river rocks. Her use of vibrant colors and silky smooth surfaces suggest a “new car” seduction; polyurethane and fiberglass forms become outsized shining gems, transformed by hand and machine resulting in an ornate illusion of weight and volume. Teamed with collages, these totemic forms challenge decoration in a playful manner to create a kaleidoscopic installation intent on alchemy.

Born in Argentina, Bárbara Cartier now lives and works in Panama. Featuring new sculpture and collages, A Call From The Center of Things will be her first solo exhibition in the United States. This exhibition is sponsored by the Art Galleries at TCU.


2017 Member’s Exhibition

Upstairs / Main Gallery

Welcoming the addition of its newest members, this group of emerging Texas artists will be showcasing a range of media investigating a variety of content and formal concerns. Now on exhibition until November 5th.

Featured artists:

Kalee Appleton, Clint Bargers, Lynne Bowman-Cravens, Molly Dierks, Ross Faircloth, Chris Ireland, Steven Foutch, Julie Libersat, Seth Lorenz, Valerie Powell, Justin Strickland-Hoff, James Talambas, Tabatha Trolli, Tony Veronese, and Ashley Whitt.


500x Gallery   500x.org

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James Richards urban sketching demo Oct. 10

October 10th Southwestern Watercolor Society Program: James Richards urban sketching demonstration

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017, 7:00 pm, LLUMC Asbury Hall, Lovers Lane at Inwood in Dallas
For more about SWS see http://www.swswatercolor.org
James Richards is an urban designer, artist, author and traveler based in
Fort Worth, Texas. His work explores great places and place-making
around the globe. He lectures and teaches design drawing and urban
sketching workshops across the U.S. and abroad.
James leads an urban sketching workshop starting at Asel Art Supply on
Cedar Springs in Dallas. As of September 29, there was one opening in
this workshop. See the workshop schedule on page 4 to see how to sign
up.
James also brings his urban sketching demonstration to the October SWS
member meeting. Don’t miss it!

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Jesus and Iban Navarro: Oil and Water at Southwest Gallery

Southwest Gallery is proud to present father and son
Spanish Hyperrealist painters, Jesus and Iban Navarro.
 
Oil and Water:

The Masterful Works of 

Saturday, October 7th from 1 to 5 pm.
In this beautiful Exhibition you will experience Jesus Navarro’s realistic still lifes and urban street scenes of New York in Oil Paint and Iban Navarro’s adoration for nautical scenes under blues skies in Egg Tempera and Watercolor.
Jesus and Iban are each other’s teacher and student because they equally share and learn from one another, which is why they enjoy exhibiting together. The artists will showcase 8 to 10 stunning new pieces each for this show.
The exhibition will continue through October.

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Corrinda Raine: The Lady of White Rock Lake at Metropolitan Press

Corrinda Raine and The Lady of White Rock Lake: The Haunting
Showing: October 4-25, 2017 | Artist Reception: Friday, October 13, 6-9pm

ArtSpace hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4:30pm & for the Artist Reception, August 10, 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, contact us through our website, www.metpressinc.com

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In Living Color at The Janette Kennedy Gallery This October

The Janette Kennedy Gallery will feature new and original artwork by local Dallas artists, Mike Bosch and Mikka entitled In Living Color. An artist reception will take place October 7 at the gallery located at South Side on Lamar.

The Janette Kennedy Gallery at South Side on Lamar 1409 S. Lamar Street Dallas, TX 75215 (214) 426-1575

In Living Color exhibit – October 2017 Artist reception – Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Free

About Janette Kennedy Gallery:
The Janette Kennedy Gallery was established in 2002 as a means for local artists, the Artist’s Residency Program, and the Community at large to exhibit their works. This Gallery differs from others in that it does not administer a fee for use of the space, nor has it charged a commission on the pieces an artist sells. Artists who have exhibited in the gallery come from all disciplines and have included medias such as sculpture, ceramics, video, woodcuts, paintings, drawings, music, graphic art, found object and site specific installations from fine art to contemporary art. For more information, visit the their Facebook Page. https://www.facebook.com/Janette-Kennedy-Gallery-151361824892591/

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2017 Fall Open Studios at Continental Gin Building Oct. 20 & 21

The 2017 Fall Open Studios at the historical Continental Gin Building will showcase a diverse range of art from 50+ local artists across 61,000 sq.ft. of space on three floors and over $500,000 in local art.

Only available to the public twice a year during the spring and fall, Continental Gin Building Studios, located at 3309 Elm St. Dallas, TX 75226 in the historic Deep Ellum neighborhood, will open its doors Friday, October 20th, 6-10pm and Saturday, October 21st, 2-8pm.

Continental Gin Building Studios prides itself in providing Dallas with innovative artwork from a wide range of contributing artists who represent the creative power in our city. 2017 Fall Open Studios allows for these local artists to share their works with the Dallas community, featuring the creative talent of North Texas. http://continentalginbuilding.com

The Fall 2017 Open Studios will feature 50 Artists and a Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Benefiting CerfPlus which provides assistance to artists. More information about CerfPlus https://cerfplus.org/

 

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Something Old, Something New: An Autumn Art Affair – rescheduled to Oct. 21

The Artists Showplace Gallery welcomes fall with a weekend-long art affair to remember on Saturday, October 21, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

We’re excited to present our new contemporary wing, which features stunning modern and abstract paintings by local, national and international artists. It’s also the last chance to save at least 50% on our estate items, including antique furniture and collectibles, limited-edition prints and posters, and all styles of mid-century paintings. Complimentary wine and appetizers will be served.

For more information, call the gallery at 972-233-1223 or visit http://www.theartistsshowplace.com.

 

The Artists Showplace Gallery

15615 Coit Road, Suite 230

Dallas, Texas 75248

972-233-1223

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2017 State Fair of Texas: Visual Arts Highlights

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Fried food, carnival rides, the animal barns, and Big Tex are the mainstays of the fair experience, but don’t forget the arts! The 2016 State Fair of Texas opened on Friday, September 29 and extends through October 22. For more information see the website: http://www.bigtex.com

Artwork from the annual Creative Arts contests are on display in the Creative Arts Building. Results are already posted for the Arts: http://bigtex.com/creativearts/caresults/. Check out the prize winners!

The Fall Garden Program is back again and includes an outdoor sculpture exhibit . Local artists loan the State Fair sculptures so visitors can enjoy and interact with the artwork. More including a list of artists here: http://bigtex.com/fun/gardenshow/

Laura Waiter sculpture

Fair Park has a long history of spectacular art and architecture, with monumental sculpture and murals from the Art Deco period. A recent book Fair Park Deco, published by TCU Press, is an in-depth look at the design of the Texas Centennial Exposition.

The Texas Discovery Gardens, located on the Fair Park grounds, hosts regular art exhibits. The current exhibit is Silent Dialogues by Du Chau.

The African American Museum of Dallas has a small but rich collection of African masks, folk art, sculptures, gold weights, and textiles. The museum also hosts art exhibits.

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When the Mystery of Creativity Appears – Reception Sept. 30 at TVAA Downtown Gallery

When the Mystery of Creativity Appears

September 27 – October 25, 2017

RECEPTION Saturday, September 30 2-4pm

This show will focus on works that were inspired by the spiritual, inspirational and intuitive. Art often is inspired by our unconscious and gives us images and ideas we did not expect or plan. It is our creative imagination that is based on the intuitive within us the deepest and profound work. Sometimes we are inspired by spiritual ideas to create our best art.

About the Curator: Esther Ritz is a local Dallas artist. She has had gallery representation in the past with Haley Henman, Modartists and Murray Coven galleries. She has a number of both one person and group shows in both Dallas and Santa Fe NM. She is a long time member of TVAA and won several awards, including best in show. She does both abstract and figurative work.

 

Downtown Gallery

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SEPIA Exhibition: A Legacy in Photography

“Sepia magazine began in Fort Worth, Texas in 1947 as Negro Achievements, a magazine highlighting African American success articles and featuring reader-submitted true confessions stories. In 1951, two years after the death of its black founder, Horace J. Blackwell, Sepia found new leadership in white business mogul, George Levitan. With Levitan’s guidance, the magazine became the longest standing competitor to the more successful African American magazine, Ebony.”

– Mia L Anderson, Ph.D. Seeking a Place in the Sun, Sepia Magazine’s Endeavor for Quality Journalism and Place in the Negro Market, 1951-1982


Sept. 25 – Oct. 27, 2017

South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 S. Fitzhugh, Dallas TX  sdcc.dallasculture.org/


Horace J. Blackwell, a black entrepreneur, set out to create a publication company that produced a true confessions tabloid magazine for African Americans. His first endeavor was The World’s Messenger in 1942 and was one of only two publications distributed regionally for African Americans. Blackwell’s success with The World’s Messenger, led to his 1946 production of Negro Achievements. John H. Johnson’s new publication, Ebonymagazine in 1945, was also influential in Blackwell’s creation of the additional magazine. This new publication would provide an alternative for Blackwell’s regional audience. Blackwell died in 1949 of a stroke, but left intact a publication company that changed ownership to a new leader.

In 1951, George Levitan purchased Negro Achievements and changed the name of the magazine to Sepia. The publication focused primarily on various aspects of African American culture, including religion, civil rights, education, entertainment, and politics. With the objective of fostering leadership, the magazine also published articles on the development of Black institutions, including colleges and universities.

Sepia had a circulation of approximately 160,000 in 1982, which was its final year of publication. Beatrice Pringle one of the first African American women publishers was its last publisher and left the magazine 1981. The Sepia Photographic Archive is one of the most valuable resources of African American achievement in the world, and is an immense catalogue of American culture and history. The archive contains over 10,000 photographs, and is one of the most important collections of historical photography ever amassed. The Sepia Photographic Archive is the property of the African American Museum in Dallas, TX.

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Arts Counsel Texas :: October 4th Lunch + Learn

In this Lunch and Learn, attorney Thomas Maddrey of Maddrey PLLC will be discussing two topics he often gets questions about: the use of trademarks for artists, and the best practices for artists to promote their work on social media. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask questions and gain some inside knowledge about the best way to cover these topics!

This seminar will be held at the offices of Thompson & Knight, 1722 Routh St., Ste. 1500, Dallas, TX 75201.

To RSVP for this seminar and reserve lunch (because they always fill up), send an email to Tom Maddrey at tbm@maddreypllc.com, or give his office a call at 214-702-9862.

http://artscounsel.org/events/

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Tom Holland: Birds and Water opens Oct. 27 at Bivins Gallery

Bivins Gallery is proud to present Tom Holland: Birds and Water from October 27 through December 2, 2017.

Tom Holland’s paintings and freestanding paintings are inspired by natural elements of California, where the artist currently resides. The sinuous forms and organic colors of his work call to mind the landscape and scenery of the celebrated artist’s surroundings. A distinguished American artist, Holland’s works on aluminum and fiberglass have brought him critical acclaim and can be seen in the permanent collections of the Whitney, MoMa, the Hirshhorn, and the Guggenheim, among many others. He is a globally recognized artist who has been the subject of solo exhibitions throughout the world.

The solo exhibition will be unveiled at Bivins Gallery with an opening reception on Friday, October 27 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at which the celebrated artist will be present. Complimentary valet parking will be provided for the opening and for all guests of Bivins Gallery during normal business hours.

ABOUT BIVINS GALLERY

Located on the ground floor of 300 Crescent Court in Uptown Dallas, Bivins Gallery showcases modern and postwar contemporary art. The shared vision of Karen and Michael Bivins, Bivins Gallery represents historically relevant established artists, cutting-edge emerging talent, key secondary market works, and the estates of important legacy artists. For more information, visit bivinsgallery.com.

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Floyd Newsum: The Things I see opens Sept. 30 at KHFA

The Run, 2017. Gouache, graphite, Mylar and ink on paper. 5 x 7.5 inches

 

OPENING RECEPTION

Saturday, September 30, 2017

 

The Things I See | Floyd Newsum

September 30 – November 4, 2017

 

Kirk Hopper Fine Art (3008 Commerce Street) is thrilled to welcome back artist Floyd Newsum (Houston) for his latest solo exhibition,entitled The Things I See. This exhibit will feature Newsum’s newest and most ambitious work to date. The exhibition opens Saturday, September 30th with a public reception for the artist from 6.00 – 8.00 p.m

 

Newsum’s work is often filled with a signature combination of undulating marks and abstract patterns that take the form of glyphs alluding to Floyd’s own story and upbringing. His compositional style generally feels child-like; however, his subject matter centers on deeper meanings of cultural climates, political statements and personal events. His naïve style echos African culture and serves as a blended creation of spirit works and ancestral stories. The contour line drawings of a floating woman in The Run and in Spirit and Serpent are prime examples. Floyd’s use of the floating woman pays homage to the great women that have impacted his life; they become free floating spirits making their presence known to their viewer. It is no surprise that Floyd places such a strong emphasis on depicting women in his works; after all, women are the bearers of life, they nurture and protect.

 

Other images such as dogs, birds and fish can easily be seen in Floyd’s work as well. The dog, bird and fish are obvious and hidden symbolisms he creates as a dialogue to represent fidelity, grace and the ability to soar and overcome struggles. Throughout art history, artists such as Jan Van Eyck and early Renaissance artists have incorporated these same elements to give important meaning to an event. Ladders and houses are also visual elements incorporated into his compositions, representing family and his father who was one the first fire fighters in Memphis. The ladder and house become metaphors for faith, family structure and the ability to overcome obstacles. Newsum has an uncanny ability to harmoniously introduce vignettes through vivid staccato strokes of undulating line. His slow reveals acknowledges what a great storyteller he really is.

 

 

Floyd Newsum. Four Tables in Red, 2017. Acrylic and oil on paper. 52 x 80 inches

 

Artist Biography

 

Floyd Newsum, a painter and printmaker with a career spanning four decades is a Houstonian by way of Memphis. Currently a University of Houston art instructor, he spent his childhood years in Tennessee and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Memphis before moving to Philadelphia where he earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Fine Art. Recently, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture acquired two of Newsum’s paintings. His work belongs to many private collections such as, Alice Walton Proietti, Lester Smith and Gerald and Anita Smith. As well as in numerous museum collections, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

 

 

The Spirit and the Serpent, 1989 – 2017. Gouache, graphite, Mylar and ink on paper. 13.25 x 16 inches

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Art Studio Opportunities at Converge Studios

Ready for your first studio? Looking for a change in your art studio? Run out of room at home? Converge Studios is here to help you with your offsite art studio needs.

Converge Studios currently has available vacancies for work-only art studios for six- or twelve-month leases at competitive rates. Converge Studios is dedicated to helping artists find a better, more productive creative life.

We encourage mutually supportive artists who would like to share a studio for cost-efficiency and cooperative creative energy. Come visit our facility and see what we can provide for you.

Converge Studios is located in a secure central location in Dallas at Irving Blvd. and Medical District Drive, convenient to Dallas Design District and Downtown.

For more information on our current availability:
e: studios@converge-dallas.com, or
p: 972/807-6448

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Turtle Creek Arts Festival Nov. 11 & 12 & call for artists

TURTLE CREEK ARTS FESTIVAL DEBUTS IN DALLAS IN NOVEMBER 2017


New, Two-Day Arts Festival at Reverchon Park Features

Local and Regional Artists and Crafters, Live Music, Gourmet Food Trucks and More

 

Free to Attend; Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12, 2017

 

The inaugural Turtle Creek Arts Festival, a new, two-day arts festival, will debut in Reverchon Park in Dallas, Texas this fall. Set for Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the festival will showcase approximately 100 local and regional artists and crafters of all disciplines at the historic park that is just steps away from the Katy Trail. Festival goers will also have the opportunity to view artist demonstrations, enjoy local food trucks, live acoustic music, hands-on art activities, a children’s area and much more. Free to attend, the festival is open to all ages and dogs are welcome.

Run by artist volunteers who understand the needs and challenges of artists and how to best connect with consumers, the festival is founded by Randall D. Fox, an arts advocate that and owner and operator of The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces (AFFPs). An organization that supports arts groups throughout the Southeast and hosts award-winning festivals created by artists for artists, upon spending time in Dallas, not only did Fox fall in love with the city and art community but as soon as he saw Reverend Park and the Turtle Creek neighborhood he couldn’t think of a better place to host a free arts festival and start a new tradition.

“It’s the perfect home for an arts festival, not to mention a picturesque backdrop to showcase the amazing talent that Dallas has to offer,” says Fox. “We’re going to keep it as local as possible with the best interests of the artists and neighbors in mind.”

For more information about the Turtle Creek Arts Festival, visit www.turtlecreekartsfestival.com or www.affps.com.

Application deadline for artists: September 30, 2017  https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5297   $25 application fee

 

WHAT:            Turtle Creek Arts Festival

WHEN:                       Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WHERE:                     Reverchon Park

3505 Maple Ave

Dallas, TX 75219

COST:                        Free

Open to all ages and dog are welcome.

 

WEBSITE:      www.turtlecreekartsfestival.com

ABOUT THE ATLANTA FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC SPACES:

The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, LLC (AFFPS) was established in 2005 to support the arts community by operating arts and craft events and festivals in the metro Atlanta, Georgia area. AFFPS was formed to create a way of integrating and encouraging both social interactions and the opportunity for individuals and businesses to obtain cross exposures in marketplaces that they may normally not have. Its festivals, events and markets enjoy diverse social and economic participants. All events are professionally managed and maintained to create a “destination” in which both public and private opportunities for economic growth can be explored. AFFPS works in partnership with the communities and cities in the metro Atlanta and beyond to expand public access to art.  For more information, visit www.affps.com.

 

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2018 Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates

Theaster Gates

2018 Nasher Prize Laureate

The Nasher Sculpture Center proudly announces the 2018 Laureate, Theaster Gates. From the objects that he creates to the orchestrated exchange of ideas within communal space, Gates has changed what it means to be a sculptor today.

With a strong focus on the material aspects of memory, history, and place, Nasher Prize 2018 Laureate Theaster Gates has established a new paradigm for sculpture by joining together disparate methods of artistic production—the creation of discrete objects and the re-zoning, rebuilding, and reterritorializing1 of architectural spaces.
In April 2015, the Nasher Sculpture Center announced the creation of the Nasher Prize, the most significant award in the world dedicated exclusively to contemporary sculpture. It is presented annually to a living artist that has had an extraordinary impact on the understanding of the art form. Each winner is chosen by a jury of renowned museum directors, curators, artists, and art historians who have an expertise in the field, and varying perspectives on the subject, and receives a $100,000 prize, conferred in April of each year. In addition, each winner receives an award object designed by the architect of the Nasher Sculpture Center, Renzo Piano.
from the Nasher website.
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Help us shape the future of arts and culture in Dallas!

The City of Dallas, through its Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), is embarking on a year-long process to create the Dallas Cultural Plan—the first since 2002—which will analyze the city’s cultural priorities, determine how Dallas residents experience the arts and culture in their daily lives, and strategically guide how the City supports these activities throughout Dallas.

Dallas already has an amazing arts scene and community – it has grown tremendously with something to do, see, and experience artistically every day. Now, let’s keep arts and culture growing across the city.

Join us at any one of our four kickoff events being held across the city. During these public conversations, in a variety of activities, you will learn about the Dallas Cultural Plan process and share your thoughts, hopes and dreams for Dallas’ cultural future. Don’t miss your chance to participate in this exciting opportunity to shape the future of arts and culture in Dallas!

We hope you’ll join us for this exciting event. Parking at all events will be available and free. If you cannot attend a kickoff meeting, additional community meetings will be held

Go to DALLAS CULTURAL PLAN to find out about the kickoff events and RSVP.

 

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Kittrell/Riffkind 27th Anniversary Celebration & Reception Sept. 30

We’re marking our 27th Anniversary, One of A Kind, with a gala celebration this upcoming Saturday, September 30th.  We hope that you’ll join us for the festivities on from 10 – 5:30.

Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass Gallery
at Southwest Gallery
888-865-2228/Tollfree

 www.kittrellriffkind.com

Tuesdays thru Saturdays 9 – 6 Sundays 1- 5

 

One of a Kind
Join Us As We Celebrate Our 27th Anniversary 
For our anniversary we are featuring an exhibit of unique One of a Kind pieces created especially for our new gallery by many of our favorite artists who have shown with us over the past 27 years.
The opening reception will be from 10 until 5:30 on Saturday, September 30th.
Artists whose work will be featured include Wendy Saxon Brown, Mary Mullaney, Jen Violette, Susan Gott, Charlie Miner, Carol Milne, Cal Breed, Josh Simpson, Marty Kremer,  and Bronwen Heilman — just to name a few.
Some of them are posted on our website — so you can sneak a peek.  For those late arrivals, well you’ll just have to come see them for yourself….
The exhibit will continue through the month of October.

20% Discount

Saturday, September 30th

Enjoy a

20% discount
on all purchases*
in the Gallery
on Saturday, September 30th
as we kick off our month long celebration.
*Not valid on custom orders, layaways,
gift certificates, previous purchases or other offers.
Reclining Pea Pod by Jen Violette

What Else Is New?
Classes, Directions & What-Not 
Kente by Josh BernbaumMark your calendars!
Our annual Ornament Extravaganza opening will be on Saturday, November 11th this year.  Plan to visit us early for the best selections…

There is still space in several of our fall classes for those who want to hone their glass skills.— call the studio to register, 972-239-7989.

For those of y’all who have not yet visited us in our new locations, the Gallery has moved in with Southwest Gallery over in the North Dallas Design District at 4500 Sigma Rd (at Welch) in Dallas.
The Studio is now in Richardson, located at 1600 N Plano Rd in Suite #400.  That’s at the corner of Plano Rd & Collins (tucked around the corner facing south).
Give us a call if you need help finding us….  
Gallery, 972-239-7957  
Studio, 972-239-7989

Recipe of the Month
Apples Are Here…
Landscape Pair by Shawn Messenger
Yay, it’s fall, and time for apples!
Nothing better than a good apple eaten out of hand or cored stuffed with brown sugar, butter and chopped nuts, baked and served warm…  Topped with vanilla ice cream.
I recently came across a recipe for Apple Roses that I want to try out.  Looks easy and so pretty!  Oh, and it’s done with puff pastry, another of my favorite things.
This weekend it will be Pork Loin With Apples, Cider & Calvados, like they do it in Normandy in the fall.  (Can do this with pork chops or chicken as well.)
Yum!
 
Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass Gallery
at Southwest Gallery
888-865-2228/Tollfree

 www.kittrellriffkind.com

Tuesdays thru Saturdays 9 – 6
Sundays 1- 5

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Oil and Cotton Adult Workshops

817 W. Davis St. #110
Dallas, TX 75208
214.942.0474
http://www.oilandcotton.com/

 

Listings through November 2017

Adult Weekly Art Class
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Sept 29 Natural Dye Series: Painting with Mordants Swatchbook
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Sept 30 Portrait Watercolor
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Oct 8 Leatherworking
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Oct 6 Voice as Primary Instrument
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Oct 13 & 20 Calligraphy: Spencerian
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Oct 14 Floral Painting:Intro to Acrylics and Oil
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Oct 15 Macrame Lace Planter
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Oct 15 – Nov 5 DIY Screenprinting
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Oct 21 Pattern and Construction: Leather Clutch
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Oct 22 Marbling
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Oct 27 Natural Dye Series: Shibori & Indigo Tea Towels
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Oct 28 Abstract Painting
sold out
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Oct 29 Embroidered Bouquet
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Nov 10 Calligraphy: Intro to Pen & Ink
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Nov 11 Machine Stitched Baskets
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Nov 17 Natural Dye Series: Immersion Dyeing Swatchbook
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Nov 18 Frame Loom Weaving
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Nov 19 Introduction to Handmade Filmmaking

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OJAI Junket opening Sept. 24 – a triple threat tour of Dallas art!

OJAI Joint Administrative Intelligence Junket

  • When: Sunday, September 24, 4-6 PM 
  • Where: 500X, The Box Company, Ro2 Art

Chris Dreier and Gary Farrelly’s farcical bureaucratic agency, The Office for Joint Administrative Intelligence (OJAI) has invaded Dallas with two shows, Fruit Efficiency at Ro2 Art and A Hard Place at 500X Gallery. If you haven’t had a chance to see the brilliant work of the bureaucracy in action yet, now may be your last chance, as both shows are drawing to a close this Sunday.

Luckily, Ro2 Art, 500X, and The Box Company have teamed up to bring you an exciting triple threat tour of both OJAI shows, plus Ro2 Artist Julie Libersat’s show with Nic Mathis, Intersections, at The Box Company. It will be a wild ride filled with bureaucracy, architecture, roads, and postcards. Our first stop will be at 500X at 4:00 PM to see A Hard Place, a celebration of brutalist architecture curated by Gundula Schmitz of Laura Mars Gallery (Berlin) and Gary Farrelly. From there we will venture to The Box Company to check out Julie Libersat and Nic Mathis’ show, Intersections, which centers around roads, intersections, and all things paved. Our final stop will be at Ro2 Art to see Fruit Efficiency, a show featuring Chris Dreier and Gary Farrelly’s fictitious, bureaucratic corporation, OJAI. We hope you will join us on this artistic junket across Dallas to see these three important shows before they close!

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Free Film Screening: American Experience: Bonnie & Clyde Oct. 14

In conjunction with the current exhibition,
“Bonnie & Clyde: The End”
PDNB Gallery will be presenting a documentary screening of
“American Experience: Bonnie & Clyde”
Saturday, October 14 at 2 PM & 4 PM. Runtime: 54 minutes No RSVP required. Event is free and open to the public.

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