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Los Fantasmas Ambulantes Artist Roundtable July 25 at Fort Works Art

ROUNDTABLE from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. TALK STARTS at 7 p.m.

Wally Knight, Elizabeth Bowie, Byrd Williams IV, and John Carlisle Moore of Los Fantasmas Ambulantes will gather for a Q & A to discuss their processes and creative influences.

Fort Works Art 
2100 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 5pm; Saturday10 am – 6 pm

Fort Works Art is committed to bringing life, vitality and energy to the art scene in Fort Worth, TX. They are a resource for both seasoned collectors and the everyday individual. Existing somewhere between a gallery, a cultural center and a museum, Fort Works Art strives to continually evolve into its own entity, free from the traditional labels of the art world. They exist to support the arts, to give back to the community and to inspire youth.

Fort Works Art 
2100 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 5pm; Saturday10 am – 6 pm

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DR. W. MARVIN DULANEY WESTERN HERITAGE SYMPOSIUM 07/22/2017

The Dr. Marvin Dulaney Western
Heritage Symposium
Saturday, July 22, 2017 | 9:30am – 12pm
The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum (NMWHM) (formerly the National Cowboys of Color Museum and Hall of Fame), a non-profit 501(c)(3) museum located in Fort Worth, Texas, documents the many positive accomplishments that multicultural cowboys and early frontier pioneers contributed to the settling of the western United States, through exhibits, workshops and lectures for youth and adults as well.
Operational Information:
 
MUSEUM: 
3400 Mount Vernon Fort Worth, TX 76103

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WestBend Debuts Public Art Program with Snap & Seek July 20

Collection of 26 pieces is one of the largest concentrations of public art in Fort Worth

  

FORT WORTH, Texas (July 11, 2017) – Selfies and shares abound with the latest wave of public art at WestBend, Trademark Property Co.’s University District mixed-use development. Twelve new works splashed across the property expand its already impressive public art program, bringing added color, character and a unique spirit to the property.

 

The new works showcase a variety of style and medium by both local and national artists, including 10 murals by Dallas-based artist Kyle Steed, a site-specific “LOVE” sculpture by San Francisco artist Laura Kimpton, and a mural by local artist Lauren Childs. These join prior works by local artist Devon Nowlin and a rotating photography exhibit from the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

 

“When it comes to retail places today, it’s all about creating experiences. Carefully curated public art activates a space and makes it unique, all while contributing to the vibe of the neighborhood and the city,” said Terry Montesi, CEO, Trademark Property Co. “Most importantly, art is to be enjoyed. We invite our guests to interact with the works and share them with one another, and make them a part of their life. We want WestBend to be an extension of the world-class Fort Worth Arts District.”

 

New art at WestBend includes:

·         Kyle Steed:  Dallas-based artist Kyle Steed makes his Fort Worth debut with 10 WestBend murals that include quotes and references to famous Texans. There are a total of nine murals in the parking garage, consisting of five elevator vestibule works; three small works in stairwells, including a Willie Nelson quote, and Happy Trails mural on the exit wall; as well as a Patsy Cline quote near Drybar.

·         Laura Kimpton: Kimpton’s steel “LOVE” sculpture is celebratory and optimistic in spirit, sending a positive message to WestBend visitors. Located in the green space near Woodhouse Day Spa, the sculpture includes hundreds of programmable LED lights that change color at night. The piece is a part of Kimpton’s Monumental World Series that began at the 2009 Burning Man Festival and has since had permanent installations at the Apple store in San Francisco’s Union Square and Santa Rosa, Calif.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; and additional appearances at dozens of art and music festivals across the globe.

·         Lauren Childs: Childs’ first mural, “The Little Things,” depicts succulents with vibrant color and texture, bordering on sculptural, and is located between Woodhouse Day Spa and CorePower Yoga. An advocate for local art, Childs co-founded Fort Works Art, which began as an event-based pop-up organization and has now opened its first permanent gallery space in the Cultural District in Fort Worth.  

In addition to these new works, WestBend also recently unveiled the second iteration in its Amon Carter Museum of American Art series. Thanks to a partnership with the Amon Carter, WestBend is home to a rotating selection of nine, 4-by-6-foot reproductions from the museum’s renowned photography collection, presented on backlit film and displayed in lightboxes. Each iteration of the series is curated by the Amon Carter and is on display at WestBend for six-month intervals. The second iteration launched this month and will be on display through the end of the year.

 

Other public art at WestBend includes five photographic murals by Fort Worth artist and TCU graduate, Devon Nowlin.  The murals, which face the Trinity River and Trinity River Trails and Tom Thumb, capture the shopping and dining experience, health and fitness, and the natural surroundings of WestBend.

 

To celebrate its public art program, WestBend will host a #WestBendLove Snap & Seek on Thursday, July 20 at 7 p.m. with artists Lauren Childs, Devon Nowlin and an Instagram takeover by Kyle Steed. The event kicks off on Level 6, the top floor of the free parking garage located behind Tyler’s, and the first 50 guests to check in will receive a free swag bag illustrated by Steed. #WestBendLove will feature a polaroid scavenger hunt, frozen treats, drinks from HG Sply Co., surprises, and the opportunity to meet the artists in attendances. To RSVP, click here.

 

WestBend’s public art is one aspect of a property redevelopment focused on evolving the University retail district by delivering a walkable critical mass of retail and restaurants, urban-style pedestrian experiences, and Trinity River/Trinity Trails connectivity. In addition to public art, the redevelopment includes newretail, trailside restaurants, office space, and property amenities. Bartaco and Warby Parker recently announced they will open new locations at the property.

 

The redevelopment will continue with phase II, which will include a property expansion onto the adjacent 3.5-acre tract immediately south of WestBend. Conceptual planning is underway to develop additional mixed-use space featuring added ground floor retail, a boutique hotel, and multi-family units.

 

At full build-out, WestBend will include 670,000 square feet of walkable urban retail, restaurant, office, multi-family, and hospitality space.

 

About WestBend

Developed by Trademark Property Co., WestBend is a 278,000-square-foot mixed-use development located on the Trinity River in Fort Worth’s University District. WestBend recently completed phase I of a major redevelopment adding new retail, restaurants, office space, property amenities and a public art program. Tenants include CorePower Yoga, Dear Hannah, Drybar, East Hampton Sandwich Co., HG Sply Co., Pax & Parker, Silver Fox, Tom Thumb,Tyler’s, Woodhouse Day Spa, Zoë’s Kitchen and the River Plaza office tenants. For more information, visit westbendfw.comor follow WestBend on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

About Trademark Property Co.

Trademark Property Co. is an operator, investor and developer of award-winning, mixed-use town centers, specialty, community, power centers and enclosed regional malls. Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017, the Fort Worth, Texas-based Trademark has invested in, or developed more than 11.8 million square feet of retail and mixed-use assets worth more than $2.5 billion. Trademark’s experienced team of 120 employees is responsible for approximately 6.8 million square feet of retail and mixed-use projects currently in operation or development/redevelopment, including: Alliance Town Center (Fort Worth, Texas), Burr Ridge Village Center (Chicago, Ill.), Glades Plaza (Boca Raton, Fla.), Hillside Village (Cedar Hill, Texas), La Palmera (Corpus Christi, Texas), Market Street Flowood (Flowood, Miss.), Market Street – The Woodlands (The Woodlands, Texas), First Street Napa (Napa, Calif.), Perkins Rowe (Baton Rouge, La.), Rice Village (Houston, Texas), Saddle Creek (Germantown, Tenn.), The Shops at La Palmera (Corpus Christi, Texas), Victory Park (Dallas, Texas), Watters Creek (Allen, Texas), Waterside (Fort Worth, Texas), and WestBend (Fort Worth, Texas). For more information, visit www.trademarkproperty.com or interact on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 Webmaster’s note: see also the article by Lance Murray on July 13 on Dallas Innovates:

WestBend, Foundry District Bringing Arts to Center Stage

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ArtsGoggle call for artists

ARTISTS | MUSICIANS ENTERTAINERS | VENUES | FOOD VENDORS

Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 12pm to 10pm

ArtsGoggle: 500+ artists, 50 bands, 5 main stages across 15 blocks of the Near Southside

This fall, Fort Worth’s Near Southside will transform its streets, sidewalks and businesses into a one-day art experience like no other.  Celebrating it’s 15th year, ArtsGoggle is a popular festival of local arts in Fort Worth’s Near Southside, an eclectic neighborhood of historic elegance and urbanism. This free to the public, family-friendly event attracts a crowd as diverse as the neighborhood itself with live music, artistic displays of every kind, food, drink, and fun for everyone.

Artists are defined as visual artists working in studio arts. Painters, photographers, woodworkers, weavers, printmakers, sculptors, potters, jewelers, illustrators, culinary artists, crafters and artists of all mediums may now register online! The visual artist application fee is $45 and all money collected is used towards event production expenses.

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Winners of the 2017 ArtSpaceIII Regional Exhibition

Fourth Annual Artspace111 Regional Juried Exhibition 

Exhibition On Display | June 23rd – July 22nd, 2017

Artspace111 | 111 Hampton St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

 

Congratulations to the award winners and selected artists for the Fourth Annual Artspace111 Regional Juried Exhibition. The top prize was awarded to Joelle Nagy, who will receive a $1,000 cash prize, and the opportunity to exhibit with Artspace111 in a future exhibition. Juror Shirley Reece-Hughes awarded a total of 5 artworks. View all selected artists for the exhibition on the exhibition page by clicking here: http://www.artspace111.com/4th-annual-regional-juried-exhibition/

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Juror Shirley Reece-Hughes
Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Top Prize | Gulyás, Joelle Nagy, Oil on Canvas, 18 x 24″
Artistic Merit | Cosmic Orbs, Ann McIntyre, Monotype, 22½ x 16″
Artistic Merit | Bird Buddies, Diane Walker-Gladney, acrylic, graphite, 48 x 36″
Artistic Merit | Remains of Despair, Ward Sanders, box construction, 12 x 18 x 8″
Artistic Merit | When I have long hair , Armando Sebastian, oil on canvas, 40 x 30″

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Texas Sculpture Group | Artspace111 | July 28

 

PROFUSION IN THE VOID

Opening Reception | July 28, 2017 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Exhibition On Display | July 28 – August 26, 2017

More details and participating artists coming soon. To learn more about the Texas Sculpture Group, visit their website by clicking here

Artspace111 | 111 Hampton StFort Worth, TX 76102

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Jay Wilkinson at Fort Works Art

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June 28 – July 29, 2017

OPENING RECEPTIONS was June 28
Artist Jay Wilkinson, deals in the exploration of the human condition and the intrinsic similarities that exist amongst us all. Utilizing portraiture, he deconstructs his works in hopes of revealing the soft and emotional underbelly that exists in the viewer, and not the person represented in his paintings. This is achieved in his use of blocking out sections of the individuals faces creating a tension and allowing the viewer to place themselves into the work. This instantaneous nostalgia in conjunction with his powerful use of negative space through abstraction, is what sets his work apart from other oil painters of his genre.
Fort Works Art is committed to bringing life, vitality and energy to the art scene in Fort Worth, TX. They are a resource for both seasoned collectors and the everyday individual. Existing somewhere between a gallery, a cultural center and a museum, Fort Works Art strives to continually evolve into its own entity, free from the traditional labels of the art world. They exist to support the arts, to give back to the community and to inspire youth.

Fort Works Art 
2100 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm; Saturday 10 am – 6 pm

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12th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit Call for Entries – deadline July 15

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Texas Artists Coalition is Proud to Present: 

The 12th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – July 15, 2017

EXHIBITION DATES: August 4 – August 27, 2017 

RECEPTION: Friday, August 4, 2017

PRIZES:

·             A Solo Exhibition during Fall Gallery Night 2017. Fall Gallery Night is an event that occurs once a year during September. It is arguably our most popular opening of year were we anticipate more than 3000 visitors in a single night.

·             The Iris Wilson Award ($100 prize)

CALL TO ARTISTS: Only TAC members with active accounts may submit up to 3 artworks open to all disciplines with no theme. To learn more about TAC or become a member please click here. All mediums accepted including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, video, installation, photography, and digital art with no size restrictions. The show will occur in Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s premier, 3000 square foot, Front Gallery. All artwork must be original and must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person. The juror is Ann Ekstrom.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Ann Ekstrom is a Fort Worth painter from a family of artists – raised in the art-oriented household of her mother, the late painter and printmaker, Beth Lea Clardy. She earned a B.FA. degree from Texas Christian University, and received additional academic training at the University of Texas at Austin and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. Ekstrom’s interests and versatility range from printmaking to watercolor painting to large-scale oils. Her 72-foot painting, Hints of a Life, is permanently installed at Tarrant County College, Southeast Campus. Her paintings are included in corporate and private collections across North Texas. Ekstrom is a popular Fort Worth lecturer and has been featured in the Kimbell Art Museum’s program “The Artist’s Eye.” In addition to studio work, Ekstrom currently works as a painting instructor for Texas Christian University’s Extended Education program. She was recently selected by the office of Fort Worth Public Art for a project at Penrose and W. Vickerin the neighborhood now officially known as “Bomber Heights.” Ekstrom is a long-time promoter of Art in the Metroplex; a steering committee member of EASL (Emergency Artists’ Support League), and was recently a member of the Exhibition Advisory Panel of the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

ABOUT THE VENUE: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Work will be juried from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. $15 submission fee for up to three pieces. Works will not be reviewed if you are not an active TAC Member. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. Video and audio files can be submitted through links. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5lbs. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels on paper must be under Plexiglass. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on July 15, 2017. FWCAC will notify applicants by July 25, 2017.

SALES: All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

RECEIVING:  Hand-delivered and shipped work must arrive on July 30th or 31st between 9am – 6pm. Substitutions and late arriving work will not be exhibited. Work must remain for the duration of exhibition. 

SHIPMENT: All shipped work must have a returned mailing label included and must arrive in a package that can be reused for the return shipment. 

REMOVAL:  All hand delivered work must be picked up on Aug 28, 2017 from 9 – 6PM. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience. Any work left for 60 days after the assigned pick up date becomes the property of the Arts Center.

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         July 15, 2017 – Deadline for submission

·         July 25, 2017 – Notifications emailed to artists

·         June 30 + July 31, 2017 – Delivery of artwork

·         August 4, 2017 – Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         August 27, 2017 – Closing

·         August 28, 2017 – Show comes down, pick up or repacked for return shipment

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark LevyProgram and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

LIABILITY: This document represents a contract between the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and the person(s) named on this document. Acceptance of this contract is a specific acceptance of the terms listed. Objects exhibited in the FWCAC will be given great care. Unless the artist wishes to provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC will insure all exhibitions under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the exhibition. If the exhibitor(s) wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the exhibition. Coverage is not authorized past the exhibition and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.

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Cowtown Indie Bazaar 2017 vendor applications open July 24

Cowtown Indie Bazaar 2017

Vendor Applications Open
>>>  July 24th, 2017  <<<

Cowtown Indie Bazaar is back!

Cowtown Indie Bazaar will be back again this December, just in time for that last minute holiday rush!

  • Saturday, December 9th, 2017
  • 11am – 5pm
  • Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibit Hall at Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth
MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!!!

VENDOR APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN JULY 24TH, 2017!!!

WATCH YOUR EMAIL INBOX FOR THE LINK ON JULY 24TH!!!

Cowtown Indie Bazaar is produced by North Texas M.A.D.E. and is a curated market featuring some of the greatest local handmade makers, artists, designers, and vintage collectors that DFW has to offer. Quickly becoming a top handmade holiday shopping destination in Fort Worth, this will be our 4th year celebrating local makers, gathering some of the best in North Texas, and we hope you’ll consider joining us!

Shoppers come from all over North Texas, often lining up hours before the event in order to snag our popular Goody Bags filled with items donated by select vendors from the show. Santa comes out to visit and take pictures, there’s always a cash bar, ATM, and plenty of holiday cheer!

Be sure to mark your calendar to be sure you get your application in on time. Spaces will fill fast and we want to see your name on that list!

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Funky Finds Vendor applications for Holiday Shopping Experience

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We are now accepting handmade vendor applications for our holiday event to be held November 18th & 19th in Fort Worth, Texas!

We are also accepting Sponsors, Advertisers and Swag Donations.

Visit the event website for all the details. Vendor app deadline is August 13th.

 

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Caroline Mousseau: Surrounding Isolations opens June 16 at CYDONIA

Caroline Mousseau, bloom, 2017, oil on canvas, 24x20in, Image courtesy of the Artist, CYDONIA, Fort Worth. 4MB

FORT WORTH – CYDONIA is pleased to announce the return of Caroline Mousseau in her second solo exhibition Surrounding Isolations. The exhibition opens onFriday, June 16, 2017 and runs until Saturday, July 29, 2017. A reception will take place on June 16, from 6 to 8 in the evening at 2955 Crockett Street, Fort Worth, 76107.

CYDONIA concludes its 2016-17 exhibition year with Caroline Mousseau, the last in our all-female year of programing. The artist’s style is immediately recognizable: repetitive, thick, impasto-like brushstrokes of manipulated oil paints are painstakingly applied in repetitive strokes. The merit of her paintings is not determined by the optical experience for the viewer alone, but Mousseau also incorporates a dialogue about textures and possibilities of paint itself. Powdered pigments mixed with linseed oil are manipulated to stand on her will. Squeezed out of tube, paint is amorphous, but the artist molds, sculpts, and controls the medium to her exacting vision. Tiny, dried ridges of stacked paint lean towards the viewer in a masterful display of uniformity.

The artist describes her latest series: “These works do not strive to capture the landscape, as painting often has attempted to throughout history, but rather to exist within it.” Mousseau’s inspiration comes from the ambiguity that can be found when one cannot fully comprehend her surroundings. For her, this is the point at which representation and abstraction intersect, and the viewer can begin to “deconstruct the process of observation.” Viewing landscape, like abstraction, is an exercise in perception, noting that repetition is a recurring feature within nature.

Painting, in and of itself, is not only a medium, it is the monolithic genre within art. By choosing to work in painting, Mousseau implicitly negotiates the long history between painting, landscape, and abstraction. Applying derivative elements of these sub genres, she is able to create hybrid works. Her works are as stylistically lyrical in composition as they are Greenberg-ian in application. The Vancouverite carefully composes a large mass of undulating, ribbon-like trails on an exposed underpainting. The plane of the canvas where a viewer enters and exits is clearly demarcated. Paint doesn’t strive to be something other than itself. Weaving in and out of its own properties, each painting represents two types of the medium’s viscosity. The underpainting is flat, the material gliding on the canvas with ease; the dominant abstraction represents the second less-fluid state of paint’s materiality. Her attention to the materiality of paint demonstrates self-evident process and resulting interconnectedness to the optical experience. Her use of color is autonomous from propelling these gestures towards any true sense of representation, with palates stemming from the environs of her hometown, Winnipeg, as well as Vancouver. Titles add a playful and evocative overtone that summons imagination.

This exhibition is supported by the Fort Worth Arts Council.

Caroline Mousseau graduated as the valedictorian of Emily Carr University of Art + Design in 2012. She studied at l’École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in 2010. Mousseau has exhibited throughout Canada, and in 2014, she was curated in the exhibition 100 Painters of Tomorrow, with an eponymous book launch, in London and New York. In March 2015, CYDONIA mounted Mousseau’s first solo exhibition. The artist was met with strong Canadian support for her solo presentation at Art Toronto 2016. In February 2017, she was curated in a two-person presentation at Zona Maco in Mexico City entitled Another Chance to Do Right: Emerging Aesthetics Featuring Repetition, Pattern, and Rhythm. In April 2017, Mousseau was curated in her first museum appearance, abNext: Contemporary Abstraction by Emerging Canadian Artists, at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, Ontario.

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Caroline Mousseau’s Surrounding Isolations opens on Friday, June 16, 2017 and runs until Saturday, July 29, 2017. The public is invited to a reception on Friday, June 16 from 6 – 8pm at 2955 Crockett Street in the Cultural District. This exhibition has select hours: 12 – 3 on Wednesday, 4PM – 8PM on Thursday and Friday, and 1PM – 8PM on Saturday. The gallery is also open by prior arrangement.

CYDONIA is a contemporary art gallery. Our programming is committed to co-operating with artists whose practices reflect conceptual research. We approach art as a cultural good related to reciprocity, praxis, and discourse.

The gallery is closed during the month of August. We will re-open on Fall Gallery Night on Saturday, September 9 with Homecoming, a collective group show featuring Michael Dumontier, Micah Lexier, Trish Tillman, and Emi Winter.

For more information, please contact info@cydoniagallery.com, call 214-296-4848, or visit www.cydoniagallery.com. The gallery’s address is: 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107.

 image: bloom, 2017, oil on canvas, 24 x 20 in. Image courtesy of the Artist and CYDONIA, Fort Worth.

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Fall 2017 ArtsGoggle – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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Saturday, October 21, 2017 | Noon to 10pm
Join us as we celebrate the 15th anniversary of ArtsGoggle, 
the Near Southside’s most beloved community arts event.
 
What is ArtsGoggle?
Since its inception in 2003, ArtsGoggle has evolved into a popular festival of the arts in this eclectic neighborhood of historic elegance and urbanism. This free to the public, family-friendly event attracts a crowd as diverse as the neighborhood itself with live music, artistic displays of every kind, food, drink, and fun for everyone.
ArtsGoggle is unlike any event in Fort Worth, as residents from the nearby Fairmount, Mistletoe Heights, Berkeley Place, and Ryan Place neighborhoods are joined by medical district workers and visitors from throughout the region for a community arts festival focused in the Near Southside’s Magnolia Village. One of the event’s goals – along with celebrating art of all kinds – is to showcase the unique and memorable character of the Near Southside. Visitors are invited to park their cars and rediscover this revitalized urban neighborhood by foot or by bicycle, including Fort Worth Bike Sharing bikes.

ArtsGoggle prides itself in hosting a casual, approachable and vibrant environment to appreciate art and learn about the talents within our own community.  For more than a decade, ArtsGoggle has been the launch pad for many artists showing their work for the first time.  ArtsGoggle provides a supportive setting for both aspiring and professional visual artists, to display, sell and seek comment on their artwork.
Embracing all arts, the event also boasts an impressive program of performance art and music.  The 2016 ArtsGoggle featured more than 90 bands, many of which have members who live or work in the Near Southside.  The entertainment at ArtsGoggle is diverse and showcases music from a variety of cultures and styles.  The event partners with arts organizations across Fort Worth to draw attention to their programs.  In years past ArtsGoggle has hosted the Fort Worth Opera for pop-up concerts; showcased Ballet Folklorico de Azteca for a colorful dance performance; and hosted The Bucket List Jazz Band, a band dedicated to the lifelong dream of 90-year-old Jim Milam to resurrect Dixieland Jazz.
HOURS
Event hours are Noon to 10pm, a full day to offer patrons time to experience all that ArtsGoggle has to offer and will allow greater sales opportunities for our artists.
FOCUSED EVENT MAP
ArtsGoggle will focus on a street festival and venues within the Magnolia Urban Village. This condensed site map will provide a more manageable and enjoyable experience for our artists and patrons.
AFFORDABLE FOR ARTISTS
The event is committed to keeping artist’s fees affordable by requiring a registration fee of only $45, with no others fees to participate.  Each year as ArtsGoggle grows, so do the operating costs of the event.  In order to produce an even higher quality event with the same great neighborhood experience, the money collected provides vital funding to support improved communications, pre-event promotions, programs, signage and more.
FREE TO THE PULIC
ArtsGoggle is free to the public, with no wristbands, tickets, admission costs.  Unlike many popular for-profit events in Fort Worth, ArtsGoggle is produced by a not-for-profit community organization and thus has no need to produce revenue.  Instead, the event is exclusively focused on creating an environment to appreciate and celebrate the arts.  All funds raised for the event will be dedicated to producing a memorable and successful experience for artists, venues and patrons of all ages.
EVENT PRODUCER
ArtsGoggle is presented by Near Southside, Inc., the non-profit redevelopment organization working to revitalize this important urban neighborhood, in partnership with our sister organization Historic Southside, Inc.  The event has regularly drawn crowds of 7,000-10,000 and in 2016 experienced incredible growth with a crowd estimated at 40,000 attendees filling the streets with visitors of all ages.  The scene is a wonderfully pleasant testament to the community spirit that fills the Near Southside.
ArtsGoggle is an expansion of Near Southside Inc.’s efforts to promote the Near Southside and build the community fabric essential to our continued development.  Since our founding in 1995, NSI has led development and promotional initiatives that have successfully transformed the Near Southside into one of the region’s most distinctive and vibrant urban districts.  Signs of NSI’s 20-year revitalization effort are evident throughout the district, perhaps most apparent along Magnolia Avenue, S. Main Street and Park Place Avenue, home to the city’s most eclectic selection of locally-owned restaurants and pubs.
Tax Information
Historic Southside, Inc., managed by Near Southside, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Sponsorship contributions made to Historic Southside, Inc. are deductible as charitable donations.  W-9 forms will be provided at your request.

ARTIST | MUSICIAN | VENUE | VENDOR REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW 

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MAGNOLIA VILLAGE: Taking it to the Street
ArtsGoggle is an outdoor street party spreading more than a mile across the Magnolia Village. The street festival closes Magnolia Avenue to car traffic from 8th Avenue to South Main Street and fills 18 blocks with more 650 visual artists booths and three stages with music and performance art of all varieties.

 
Artists wanting to participate outdoors at the Magnolia Village street party can request this location on their ArtsGoggle Artist Application, and can even request a specific block. All artists will be allotted a 10’x10′ space, unless a larger space is requested. Artists must provide all their own supplies including tent, tables and displays.  However, we are able to provide a small amount of electricity to each booth to power booth lights and small electric device. Tents will line the center of Magnolia Avenue, placed side-by-side and back-to-back with power running between the tents for easy access. More details are provided online in the artist application.
All ArtsGoggle participation details are below.
STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS
 
ARTISTS
Artists are defined as visual artists working in studio arts. Painters, photographers, woodworkers, weavers, printmakers, sculptors, potters, jewelers, illustrators and artists of all mediums may now register online! The visual artist application fee is $45 and all money collected is used towards event production expenses. Check out our new, easy, step-by-step registration process.
 

TO GET STARTED Go to www.nearsouthsidefw.org

and create a user account if you have not already done so in the past.  For example, if you registered for last year’s ArtsGoggle or this year’s Friday on the Green market you will already have a username and password. When you login you’ll be able to access a customized user portal where you can view the ArtsGoggle application and all future artist opportunities. You can access the login link for your account from any page on the website always located at the upper right hand corner and you’ll be taken to your user portal.

STEP 1 In the portal, click on the grey “Artist” tab and create an Artist Profile.  If you participated in last year’s ArtsGoggle you will already have an artist profile so please make sure to carefully review last year’s Artist Profile for accuracy! You must have an artist profile before being able to access an artist application.
Artist profiles are used to keep a database of artist information on file with Near Southside, Inc. to notify you of future artist opportunities. When applicable, we will share your information with our business partners seeking artists for special projects such as murals, art exhibitions, or privately commissioned works. Please make sure to provide accurate information and high quality work sample photos, as the information in your artist profile is also used to evaluate the quality of your work for inclusion in ArtsGoggle. The profile should be easy to complete, but if you begin working on it and need to stop you are now able to SAVE YOUR PROGRESS and return at a later date to complete your work.
STEP 2 Purchase the ArtsGoggle Artist Application for $45 using our safe online payment system.
STEP 3 Fill out your ArtsGoggle Artist Application. Now that you have purchased the application it will always be accessible to you from your user portal. Like your artist profile, you’ll be able to return to your ArtsGoggle Artist Application at your convenience to finalize the details of your ArtsGoggle participation. This includes the ability to request a specific block placement and being placed near another participating artist. You can also return to update your work sample photo, artist statement and other information printed in the official ArtsGoggle Program. ALL APPLICATION INFORMATION MUST BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 4, 2017.  Artists who do not complete their application prior to September 4will forfeit their position at ArtsGoggle with no refund.

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Paper Works Reception – June 17 at Fort Works Art

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June 6 – June 24, 2017

Opening Reception
June 17 5-7pm

https://www.fortworksart.com/2017-paper-works-artists

Fort Works Art 
2100 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 11am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 6pm

 

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A Plain View by Jason Lee opens June 2nd at Artspace111

 

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Artspace111 is proud to present a special print preview of photographs from Jason Lee’s A PLAIN VIEW, the forthcoming book from RF Books and Film Photographic. The collection explores Texas through large format color film photographs, and will be on display June 2-18. Opening Reception on June 2nd from 5:00pm – 8:30pm.

Artspace111 is dedicated to its vital role in the city of Fort Worth, and to making contemporary art approachable to individuals of all ages. With its sculpture and distinctive architectural character, the gallery offers a striking setting to host corporate and private events, and is also available for tours and other social gatherings.

Artspace111 is located east of Downtown Fort Worth at Hampton Street and Weatherford. The gallery is open Tuesday to Friday, 10 – 5 pm and Saturday 10 – 3. To schedule a private viewing, contact Margery Gossett or William Grella by calling 817.692.3228 or emailing art@artspace111.com.

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Crystal Wagner: TROPISM at Fort Works Art

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TROPISM

May 24 – June 24, 2017
Fort Works Art presents Tropism, a solo exhibition by international renowned artist, Crystal Wagner. Crystal is a cut paper and installation artist based in Philadelphia, PA. Wagner’s interest in combining 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional forms, alternative use of materials, and hybrid approaches to printmaking, and massive site-specific installations, have led to her artwork being exhibited extensively in the U.S. and abroad. Her most recent commissions include large-scale installations for the Flaming Lips, NIKE, and most recently a 117 ft piece for the Viacom headquarters in Times Square.

Artist Talk: Friday, May 26, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 27, 2017 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Fort Works Art is committed to bringing life, vitality and energy to the art scene in Fort Worth, TX. They are a resource for both seasoned collectors and the everyday individual. Existing somewhere between a gallery, a cultural center and a museum, Fort Works Art strives to continually evolve into its own entity, free from the traditional labels of the art world. They exist to support the arts, to give back to the community and to inspire youth.

Fort Works Art 
2100 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday, 11 am – 6 pm

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Amon Carter presents “The Polaroid Project” June 3 – Sept. 3

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Amon Carter Museum of American Art Presents “The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology”

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology, a sweeping overview of the Polaroid phenomenon featuring the work of more than 100 artist-photographers along with examples of the tools and artifacts that helped make Polaroid a household name. The exhibition, which makes its U.S. debut at the Amon Carter, highlights the wide-ranging and often surprising uses of Polaroid materials through 136 images, including works by such heralded artists as Ellen Carey (b. 1952), Chuck Close (b. 1940), Marie Cosindas (b. 1925), Barbara Crane (b. 1928), David Hockney (b. 1937), Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008) and Andy Warhol (1928–1987). The exhibition is on view June 3 through September 3, 2017; admission is free.

“Polaroid was the epitome of instant imaging long before the digital age,” says Joy Jeehye Kim, Assistant Curator of Photographs. “This show reveals the energy of artists who embraced the technology as a novel medium of experimentation.”

Visitors to the exhibition will see how artists experimented in black-and-white and color and produced images ranging widely in size and shape from modest 3” x 4” portraits to large dream-like mosaics built from 20” x 24” prints. Pervading all is an atmosphere of constant experimentation and energetic play as artists interrogate and reimagine the very purpose of photography.

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The Polaroid Project reveals the Polaroid Corporation’s technical and marketing roots, but it also showcases the company’s unusually strong and extensive commitment to art, starting with founder Edwin Land’s (1901–1991) close friendship with the great landscape photographer Ansel Adams (1902–1984), who often tested the Corporation’s new cameras and films in the mid-1950s and was an avid promoter of its achievements.

The Polaroid Corporation stood proudly at the forefront of photographic image-making in a world that had come to believe that easier and faster meant better. The company’s invention and production of finely designed, high-quality, yet easy-to-use cameras and films brought virtual immediacy to a medium that previously lived by the notion of “shoot and wait.” Land was a proud, ever-pushing genius who never hesitated to sound messianic in his pronouncements about Polaroid’s technical achievements. Like the romantic scientists of a hundred years earlier with whom he identified, Land believed his invention would not merely serve mankind in myriad ways, at work and in leisure, in the arts and the sciences, but even advance democracy.

During Polaroid’s prime, its cameras and films were purchased by millions of amateurs and countless professionals. While families recorded their anniversaries and graduation parties, filmmakers and fashion photographers made test shots, scientists recorded their observations, and police documented crime scenes, artists embraced the new medium as a grand new tool for image-making and experimentation. At the heart of it all was instantaneity—no longer did photographers have to send films to a lab, and wait for days or weeks, or even go into a darkroom for a laborious chemical process. With Polaroid’s instant range, photographer and subject could watch together as the image took form before their eyes. Polaroid not only transformed photography, it set the foundation for the expectation of immediate results we are so accustomed to today.

Supplementing the exhibition’s artworks are rare artifacts from the Polaroid Corporation archives that trace the development of the technology from Land’s early work with 3D photographs in military service during World War II and his initial development of instant cameras and film to the company’s famous SX-70 and Spectra cameras. In addition to presenting production models of both cameras and films, the exhibition also includes prototypes made of paper, plastic and wood that illuminate the creative puzzle-solving of the company scientists, engineers and technicians working through how to shift photography from fast to instant by way of elegant packaging. Together, the objects and photographs reveal how artists helped shape Polaroid even as Polaroid coaxed artists into exploring new ways of seeing and visually imagining the world.

“The exhibition drives home the company’s deep belief that art could and should be made anytime, anywhere, by anyone,” says Kim. “Polaroid, quite literally, taught the public not merely a new way of seeing, but a new way of relating to the world.”

Interactive cards that include information about the Polaroid Corporation’s cameras, film and history will be scattered throughout the exhibition for visitors of all ages to use. Large print labels will also be available for use in the galleries.

The Polaroid Project has been organized by the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Minneapolis/New York/Paris/Lausanne, in collaboration with the MIT Museum, Cambridge, Mass., and the WestLicht Museum for Photography, Vienna. After the exhibition closes at the Amon Carter, it travels to the WestLicht Museum for Photography, where it is on view December 5, 2017 to March 4, 2018. In 2018 and 2019, the exhibition will also tour theC/O Berlin, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg, McCord Museum in Montreal and MIT Museum.

In conjunction with the exhibition, the Amon Carter will sell a catalogue for $40 in the Museum Store.

Free Public Programs
Artist Talk by Ellen Carey
June 15, 6:30p.m.

Ellen Carey will discuss her experimental work with Polaroid from the 1970s to the present.

This program on American art, culture, and society is made possible by a generous gift from the late Anne Burnett Tandy.

Art Discovery: Oh Snap! Family Workshop
July 29, 10:30 a.m.

Families with children ages 7 to 12 can make with a photo-inspired art project. Reserve your spot beginning June 1.

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4th Artspace111 entries due May 31

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4th Annual Artspace111 Regional Juried Exhibition

Call For Submissions Now Open!

Deadline May 31, 2017

Artspace111 is pleased to announce an open call for submissions for the 4th Annual Artspace111 Regional Juried Exhibition, juried by Shirley Reece-Hughes, a Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The competition includes eligibility for 2D and 3D artwork. The exhibition will be open June 23rd through July 22nd with an opening reception on the evening of June 23rd. Due date for entries isMay 31st. Contemporary 2D and 3D works that follow the requirements detailed in the prospectus are accepted. Over $2000 will be awarded to the best works in show, and the first prize will include the opportunity to exhibit at Artspace111 in a separate solo or group show in 2017 – 2018.

 

Click Here For To Enter The 4th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition

Schedule

  • Due Date / Deadline for online submissions – May 31
  • Juror Deliberation – June 1 – (Approx.) June 8
  • Notification of Acceptance – (Approx.) June 8 (By email and on the Café site)
  • Shipping/Receiving – (Approx.) June 8 – June 19 (Shipping information will be shared with accepted artists with notification of acceptance email)
  • Hand Delivery Drop Off – (Approx.) June 8 – June 19 (During Artspace111 open hours, Tues – Fri 10-5pm and Sat 10-3pm)
  • Exhibition On Display– June 23 – July 22
  • Opening Reception – June 23, 5:00p to 8:30p
  • Shipped Return – July 23 – 28
  • Hand Delivery Pickup – July 23 – 28
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As the top prize winner of the 3rd Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Marilyn Waligore’s artwork (shown above) is currently on display at Artspace111 in the Still Life Group Exhibition through March 18th.

 

Artspace111 is dedicated to its vital role in the city of Fort Worth, and to making contemporary art approachable to individuals of all ages. With its sculpture and distinctive architectural character, the gallery offers a striking setting to host corporate and private events, and is also available for tours and other social gatherings.
Artspace111 is located east of Downtown Fort Worth at Hampton Street and Weatherford. The gallery is open Tuesday to Friday, 10 – 5 pm and Saturday 10 – 3. To schedule a private viewing, contact Margery Gossett or William Grella by calling 817.692.3228 or emailing art@artspace111.com.

 

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Solo Show[Down] ($2,250 and Solo Show in Prizes) deadline May 15

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FORT WORTH COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER IS PROUD TO PRESENT: Solo Show[Down]

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – May 15, 2017

EXHIBITION DATES: July 7 – July 30, 2017 RECEPTION: Friday, July 7 2017

CALL TO ARTISTS: International call to artists over the age of 18, open to all disciplines with no theme. All medias including oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, prints, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, video, installation, photography, and digital art. The Solo Show[Down] will occur in our premier, 3000 square foot, Front Gallery at The Arts Center. All artwork must be original and must not infringe upon any copyright or the rights of any person.

PRIZES:

·         Grand Prize Winner: Solo Show in our Main Gallery at Art7, a storefront gallery located on Crockett St. in Fort Worth’s bustling 7th Street area. The Grand Prize winner will also receive a honorarium of $2000.

·         Runners Up: A group exhibition occurring simultaneously as the solo show in the Back section of the Art7 Gallery.

·         People’s Choice: Single artist who receives the most likes on Facebook will receive a cash prize of $250.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Jennifer Casler Price has held the position of curator for Asian and non-Western art at the Kimbell Art Museum since 1993. During her tenure, she has curated over 20 exhibitions covering a diverse range in subject matter including Buddhist sculpture, Chinese antiquities, Japanese ukiyo-e painting, Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist painting, Mughal painting, African sculpture, Oceanic art, Maya art, and most recently a retrospective exhibition on the architect of the Kimbell, Louis I. Kahn. As a curator she has traveled widely – to China, Japan, India, Cambodia, Vietnam, Turkey, Cuba and Peru. She has also juried exhibitions for the Dallas Business Committee for the Arts, the San Antonio Art Museum League and the Fort Worth Main Street Arts Festival. Jennifer has been a commissioner on the Fort Worth Public Art Commission since October 2014 and currently serves as Chair of the Commission. She has been a member of the Association of American Museum Curators (AAMC) since its founding in 2001.

ABOUT US: Located at 1300 Gendy Street, the FWCAC is part of the most architecturally significant museum districts in the United States. The striking modern Herbert Bayer building (with a later O’Neil Ford addition) opened to the public in 1954 as home to one of the most prestigious and oldest collecting organizations in the state of Texas, the Modern Museum of Fort Worth. When, in 2002, the Modern moved down the street, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center opened. The building has exhibited world class art and supported the performing arts for more than half a century. The Arts Council manages the FWCAC, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive and administers the Fort Worth Public Art program.

SUBMISSION: Work will be juried from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. $25 submission fee for up to three pieces. Each additional submission will be $5 each.  Artists who are aiming for the grand prize are encouraged to submit as many as possible. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. Do not use spaces or special characters (!@$, etc) in image file names. Video and audio files can be submitted through links. FWCAC reserves the right to reject inaccurately represented work, or incomplete submission.

PRESENTATION: Work must be suitably framed (or sides cleanly finished or painted) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5lbs. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels on paper must be under Plexiglass. 

SALES: All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 25% of proceeds from sales will go to FWCAC and the remainder to the artists. 

RECEIVING: Hand-delivered and shipped work must arrive between June 15 and June 30, 2017. Substitutions and late arriving work will not be exhibited. Work must remain for the duration of exhibition. 

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted before midnight (CMT) on May 15, 2017. FWCAC will notify accepted applicants only by June 1, 2017. 

SHIPMENT: All shipped work must have a returned mailing label included and must arrive in a package that can be reused for the return shipment. 

REMOVAL: All hand delivered work must be picked up from gallery on July 1st, 2017 between 9:00am – 5:00pm. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience. 

IMPORTANT DATES:

·         May 15, 2017 – Deadline for submission

·         June 1, 2017 – Notifications emailed to artists

·         June 20th – June 30th, 2017 – Delivery of artwork

·         July 7, 2017 – Opening Reception, 6 -9 pm

·         July 31, 2017Closing

·         August 1, 2017 – Show comes down, pick up or repacked for return shipment

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to:

Jonathan Mark Levy, Program and Exhibition Manager

1300 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX,  76107

direct: 817.298.3021

jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

LIABILITY: This document represents a contract between the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and the person(s) named on this document. Acceptance of this contract is a specific acceptance of the terms listed. Objects exhibited in the FWCAC will be given great care. Unless the artist wishes to provide his/her own insurance coverage, the FWCAC will insure all exhibitions under its existing insurance policy, which covers up to $500,000, against all risks of physical loss or damage while on the premises during the period of the exhibition. If the exhibitor(s) wish to provide his/her own insurance, such actions constitute the release of the FWCAC from any liability in connection with the exhibition. Coverage is not authorized past the exhibition and artwork may not be stored at the FWCAC unless prior arrangements have been made. The FWCAC allows visitors to photograph works of art. Artists are required to contribute 25% from work sold in the exhibition. By submitting your artwork, you are agreeing to the terms above.

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SWA May 22 Demo Artist: Sarah Graham Harman

NEXT MEETING May 22, 2017 . The Society of Watercolor Artists meets every third Monday from September through May with the exception of January, because of MLK day.  Time: 7pm. (6:30 critique by Jo Williams) Location: University of North Texas Health Science Center, Bldg. 2 – Everett Hall, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Directions see website:http://www.swawatercolor.com/

Guest artist: Sarah Graham Harman

Sarah currently lives and paints in Dallas and is known for her sensitive touch with watercolors, especially her portraits. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from Houghton College and also studied art and portraiture in Italy. In addition to receiving national and regional recognition for her work in competitive art shows such as Texas and Neighbors Regional Exhibition and Society of Watercolor Artist’s International Exhibition, Sarah has travelled extensively, translating what she sees into wet color or pen-and-ink sketches. Sarah is frequently sought out as a demo-artist and juror for art associations and exhibitions in the DFW area. She loves to take the train into the city and watch people or go “exploring” with her sketchbook.

For more, see Sarah Graham Art. and https://sarahgrahamartblog.wordpress.com

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Mayfest in Fort Worth May 4 – 7, 2017

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https://www.mayfest.org/

Mayfest is located in Trinity Park (2401 University Drive, 76107) in the heart of Fort Worth, just east of University Drive and north of I-30.

Come help us celebrate Mayfest’s 45th Anniversary as a way to thank the community for all their support over the past 45 years, Mayfest will have FREE ADMISSION on Thursday, May 4, 2017 for ALL Patrons. That’s right – everyone will be able to enjoy the fun and excitment of Mayfest without paying an entrance fee.

And we won’t stop there! On Friday, May 5th, the first 45 people in line will receive a “Party Pass” that will allow them free entrance into the festival for the rest of the weekend and a FREE Mayfest Koozie! Our hope is every citizen will be able to join us this year as we celebrate all the magic of Mayfest!

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Mayfest has roughly 40 bands performing on three stages over 4 days and more than 40 performing groups on another three stages. We have bounce houses, a sand pile, face painting, retriever dogs performing their mad skills, and stilt-walkers. The “Best of the Fest” Food Vendor Contest is judged on Thursday afternoon (we even create a food-crawl map for you so you can sample the entries yourself!), and a Student Art Contest and awards ceremony take place on Sunday at the Art Stage. We have rock-climbing, fishing, a zip-line, and a human maze. Let the kids play on the Trinity Park playground while you enjoy an ice-cold beverage and listen to the music on the Main Stage. Catch some great breezes off the Trinity River as you get a work-out in the paddleboat. Stop by the Frank Kent and Fox 4 areas – they always have give-aways! Stroll through the Art and Gift Market where more than 60 vendors from around the nation bring in everything from clothing and furniture to home goods and art.

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The Art of Dr. Seuss Show at Milan Gallery

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Coming April 24 – June 6

Opening Reception

Friday May 5 7-9pm

Saturday May 6 6-9pm

Milan Gallery

505 Houston Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Phone: 817-338-4278

Fax: 817-338-4005

E-mail: art@milangallery.com

Internet: www.milangallery.com

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Milan’s 2nd Discovery Show call deadline May 1

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Milan Gallery is proud to announce the gallery’s 2nd juried art exhibition, and invites you to apply to be a part of this exciting show. Prizes totaling $1000 will be awarded, and one artist will be awarded gallery representation for 6 months.

 

Painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, and mixed media qualify for entry. This call is open to Texas artists only.
Deadline to Enter: May 1, 2017.  $40

LEARN MORE AND APPLY HERE

Discovery Reception 2017 Saturday, May 27 at 6 PM – 9 PM 

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Milan Gallery

505 Houston Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Phone: 817-338-4278

Fax: 817-338-4005

E-mail: art@milangallery.com

Internet: www.milangallery.com

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Tuesday Evenings at the Modern Presents Richard Tuttle, April 25

 

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Photographer: Kerry Ryan McFate

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 25 

Richard Tuttle, often identified as a critical figure in the evolution of Conceptual and Minimalist art, has throughout his long and industrious career created a particularly varied body of work that actually eludes historical or stylistic categorization. Tuttle’s conviction to the contemporary, rather than the past or future, makes his every move unpredictable and as such, rejuvenating. It is understandable that his influence, while allusive, has been sought by every generation since his pioneering 1975 solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art curated by Marcia Tucker, who later founded the New Museum.
For this Tuesday Evenings presentation, Richard Tuttle discusses new work as seen in a few recent exhibitions, including Richard Tuttle: The Critical Edge at The Met Fifth Avenue;Richard Tuttle: 26 at Pace Gallery; Richard Tuttle at de Hallen Haarlem in the Netherlands; and Richard Tuttle: to The Night Sky of Lima at Museo de Arte de Lima. This new work, like that of the past, reflects the artist’s commitment to materials, his poetic approach to making art, and ultimately his faith in the fragility and beauty of the world.
Richard Tuttle, living and working in Mount Desert, Maine; Abiquiu, New Mexico; and New York, has been the subject of numerous major solo exhibitions, including a major traveling retrospective organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 2005. In 2014, he exhibited in the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall and, simultaneously, London’s Whitechapel Gallery presented Richard Tuttle: I Don’t Know. The Weave of Textile Language. Tuttle’s work has been featured in renowned international group exhibitions, including several Venice Biennales and Documenta exhibitions. He was the Artist in Residence at the Getty Research Institute in 2012/2013. In 2016 to 2017 he has had the above mentioned solo exhibitions in addition to several group exhibitions from New York to Edinburgh.

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UPCOMING SCHEDULE  
 
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.

 

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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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Fort Works Art presents HEAVYWEIGHTPAINT April 26 at the Modern

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DATE AND TIME

Wed, April 26, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT

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LOCATION

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

3200 Darnell Street

Fort Worth, TX 76107

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Fort Works Art presents the U.S. premiere of HEAVYWEIGHTPAINT in support of their current exhibit #28Grams — featuring 28 artists culled from Instagram from around the world. HEAVYWEIGHTPAINT features four artists’ struggle as they work and live in Brooklyn. Two of these artists, Jerome Lagarrigue and Tim Okamura, are showcased in #28GRAMS and will be present along with the director, Jeff Martini, to discuss the documentary.

The documentary takes its audience through the intimate details of four unique figurative artists’ — filmed over the span of five years. Their unlikely friendships and efforts to break the ‘barriers’ as working painters in Brooklyn, led them to raise funds for a collaborative show — creating potential to finally land them in the spotlight.

AFTER PARTY: Join Director Jeff Martini and Artists Jerome Lagarrigue and Tim Okamura at Fort Works Art following the screening for an exclusive meet-and-greet and to see first hand their work on display in the #28Grams exhibit.

FORT WORKS ART

2100 Montgomery Street

Fort Worth, TX 76107

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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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SWA April demo & workshop artist: Laurie Goldstein-Warren

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NEXT MEETING April 17, 2017 . The Society of Watercolor Artists meets every third Monday from September through May with the exception of January, because of MLK day.  Time: 7pm. (6:30 critique by Jo Williams) Location: University of North Texas Health Science Center, Bldg. 2 – Everett Hall, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Directions see website: http://www.swawatercolor.com/

Our demo artist for April is also the juror for our Spring International Juried Exhibit, and our workshop instructor: Laurie Goldstein-Warren.

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Juror Workshop with Laurie Goldstein-Warren, AWS, NWS

Here’s the latest news about our upcoming workshop: The Episcopalian Church that we normally use is having their roof replaced on our dates, so the venue has changed to the Trinity Arts Guild facility at 2819 R.D. Hurt Parkway, Bedford, TX 76021 (inside the Bedford Boys Ranch park). There are two or three spots left, so don’t delay if you would like to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Bill Dale at swaworkshop@gmail.com for more information.

To pay for the workshop you can go to www.swawatercolor.com and pay through PayPal.
Date: Tuesday April 18th through Thursday April 20th, 2017
Time: 9am-4pm
Location: Trinity Arts Guild, Bedford, TX

Subject matter: Limited palette portraits. All levels of experience are welcome.

”I am Laurie Goldstein-Warren and I live in West Virginia. I have been painting watercolors for sixteen years. Art has always been a part of my life. When I was young, ballet, tap and jazz dancing was my creative outlet. I was a dancer in the Rochester Academy of Performing Arts dance troupe until the age of 18. Later on my creative path took me to hair styling. I opened my own salon in New York and competed in fantasy hair competitions. I loved these particular shows because you had to create something never seen before, more avante garde than styles you would see on the street.

When I moved to West Virginia in 1998 and found myself in the countryside, I went back to one of my first creative loves, art. After many years of studying the art of watercolor with some fantastic teachers and mentors, I have been so fortunate to have found success in this field. My artwork has been shown all over this country and has been exhibited in Canada, China and Japan. I now enjoy teaching my workshops and jurying exhibits around the country. I found my voice in art… find yours….Create!
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Fort Works Art calls for art: Paper Works Exhibit & High School Art Competition

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We are accepting entries for two upcoming group shows.

Fort Works Art
2100 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
https://www.fortworksart.com/

Paper Artists Apply here for the upcoming Paper Works exhibit. 

FWA paper works call

Deadline: May 10, 2017

Entry Fee (Paper Works): $35.00

Paper Works
​June 6 – June 24, 2017

Artists are invited to submit 1-3 works on paper for a group exhibition at Fort Works Art. Submissions are due by May 10. Paper Works ​will be shown in conjunction with ​Tropism, ​a solo exhibition by installation artist Crystal Wagner. Internationally renowned, Harrisburg-bsed artist Crystal Wagner has been described by Juxtapoz Magazine as “prolific and stunning.” Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Architectural Digest, Hi Fructose, and Complex Art & Design, as well as VH1.

Artists will be notified by May 15 and work must be received by Tuesday, May 30. Artist must include a return shipping label. Art sales will be split 50/50 between artist and Fort Works Art.

FORT WORKS ART: Fort Works Art is committed to bringing life, vitality and energy to the art scene in Fort Worth, TX.  They are a resource for both seasoned collectors and the everyday individual.  Existing somewhere between a gallery, a cultural center and a museum, Fort Works Art strives to continually evolve into its’ own entity, free from the traditional labels of the art world. They exist to support the arts, to give back to the community and to inspire youth.

ABOUT THE JUROR:
Alison Hearst is a Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Hearst is the curator of the museum’s FOCUS exhibition series and has presented exhibitions of artists including Fred Tomaselli, Joyce Pensato, Stanley Whitney, Thomas Demand, and Lorna Simpson. Hearst also organized Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings, which opened at the Modern in February and will travel to several other venues. Hearst received a MA in Art History from Texas Christian University and a BFA in Art History from the University of North Texas.

High School Students Apply here for the Betsy Price High School Competition. Deadline April 15, 2017

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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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How To Publish Coloring Books For Fun & Profit

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Attn: Artists!
Learn to Publish Your Own Coloring Book

Know an artist that could use additional income from their art?

One of the most astounding trends in books this century has been the boom of coloring book sales. And, according to experts and all the indicators, the sales trend is only going to continue growing bigger.

One reason for the popularity of coloring books is the expansion of art therapy and the use of coloring by stressed adults as a way to relax. So, the demand for new and different coloring books for adults is high.

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Sound like something you would like to be a part of?

Now you can learn how to create and publish your own coloring book and cash in on one of the biggest book trends of the century!
Join Barbara and Ken O’Toole for a 2-hour information session where they’ll show you how to get started with coloring book publishing.

  • Session Date, Time, Location

    Coloring Book Crash Course

    Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10: am – 12:00 pm

    6624 Monterrey Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76112
    ken@artworksdfw.com
    817-456-9452

    Session Cost: $24.95

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CASETA’S 15th Annual Texas Art Fair and Symposium on Early Texas Art – Registration & Hotel Booking

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Time to Book Now!
Hotel Accommodations

CASETA encourages you to book your hotel rooms early for the 2017 Symposium and Texas Art Fair.

Both hotels with CASETA rooms for Symposium goers have reservation deadlines coming up! 

CASETA has a special rate at two excellent Fort Worth hotels,
the Holiday Inn Express Fort Worth Downtown and the TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Fort Worth Downtown.
Both are a short drive to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center which is the 2017 Symposium and Texas Art Fair venue.
Holiday Inn Express Downtown 
1111 W. Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Rate for Standard Room: $129/night plus tax/1 king or 2 double beds
Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017 
Click: CASETA Symposium Booking Link

Note: When you select April 28 or 29 check-in the CASETA block reservation will come up

Call: 1-866-551-9747 and reference block code CAS

 to reserve rooms

Directions: Click Here

for Directions to the Holiday Inn Express

Parking: $12 per night
TownePlace Suites Fort Worth Downtown
805 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Rate for Standard Room: $129/night plus tax/1 king (all rooms)
Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2017 
Click: CASETA Symposium Booking Link

Call: 817-332-6300 and reference the CASETA group block

Directions: Click Here

for Directions to TownePlace Suites Merriott Fort Worth Downtown

Parking: Complimentary on-site parking
Make your Symposium plans now!  Sign up soon and invite family and friends to be part of the fun!
We hope you will join us in the exciting city of Fort Worth!
Keep checking the website for more information!
Please contact CASETA staff at  caseta@samfa.org  or by phone at 325.212.4872 if you have any questions
or need additional information.

Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art

CALLING ALL TEXAS ART ENTHUSIASTS!
IT’S TIME AGAIN TO REGISTER AND RENEW…
CASETA’S 15th Annual
Texas Art Fair and Symposium on Early Texas Art
IS COMING UP SOON!

April 28 – 30, 2017

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, TX  76107

Go to the CASETA website at  www.caseta.org/Symposium to learn more and to register.

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Spring is here and it is time to register for the 15th Annual CASETA Symposium and renew your membership at the same time. The Symposium and  Texas Art Fair will take place in Fort Worth on April 28 – 30 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.  You will want to hear all of the great speakers and spend time with other collectors perusing the wonderful art work available at the Texas Art Fair!

Join other attendees viewing the wonderful collection in the home of Nancy & Ted Paup on Friday evening, an Evening Tour and reception at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art on Saturday evening, and a Tour of the George Grammer: Full Circle exhibition with complimentary light lunch at the Texas Wesleyan University on Sunday afternoon after the close of the Symposium.  Here are the opportunities in store:

TEN INFORMATIVE SPEAKERS ON IMPORTANT TOPICS
IN THE FIELD OF EARLY TEXAS ART    
  • Scott Barker
    Author/ Independent Curator
    Saginaw, TX
    Just Before Modernism: Fort Worth Art in the 1920s and 1930s
  • Richard R. Brettell
    Founding Director

    The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History
    Dallas, TX
    Local/Regional/National/International:
    Texas Art in the Cosmopolitan Age
  • David Farmer 
    Author/ Independent Curator
    El Prado, NM
    Printmakers Guild/ Texas Printmakers
  • Ken Hafertepe
    Chair
    Department of Museum Studies
    Baylor University
    Waco, TX
    Karl Hermann Lungwitz & other 19th c German-Texan Artists
  • Shirley Reece-Hughes
    Curator of Paintings and Sculpture
    Amon Carter Museum of American Art
    Fort Worth, TX
    Invented Worlds of Valton Tyler
  • Susie Kalil
    Author/ Independent Curator
    Houston, TX
    Dorothy Hood: The Color of Being/El Color del Ser
  • Althea Ruoppo
    Curatorial Assistant
    Contemporary Art & Special Projects
    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    Across the Miles: Robert Preusser and Texas After 1954

  • Collections Panel  Collecting: Beginning to End
    William U.  Eiland, Director, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA;
    Atlee Phillips, Director of Texas Art, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, TX;
    Jason Schoen, Collector of American Art, Boca Raton, FL
    Moderator – William Reaves, William Reaves │Sarah Foltz Fine Art,
    Houston, TX

*Please check  www.caseta.org 

for updates on schedule.

FRIDAY EVENING PREVIEW OPENING OF TEXAS ART FAIR

FOR SYMPOSIUM REGISTRANTS AND SPECIAL GUESTS

FRIDAY EVENING HOME TOUR OF THE NANCY & TED PAUP COLLECTION 

 
SATURDAY EVENING TOUR AND RECEPTION AT THE AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 
 
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFTER THE CLOSING OF SYMPOSIUM & TEXAS ART FAIR WILL BE THE TOUR OF THE GEORGE GRAMMER: FULL CIRCLEEXHIBITION WITH A COMPLIMENTARY LIGHT LUNCH AT TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY.
FRIDAY, APRIL 28 – PREVIEW OPENING OF TEXAS ART FAIR FOR
SYMPOSIUM REGISTRANTS AND SPECIAL GUESTS 
After the Keynote Address join Symposium attendees and special guests for the opening of the 2017 Texas Art Fair.   Once again there will be a sterling exhibition of Texas paintings, all for sale, of course, and sponsored by the state’s foremost art dealers.FRIDAY,  APRIL 28 – FREE EVENT – AFTER TEXAS ART FAIR OPENING –
EVENING HOME TOUR OF

NANCY & TED PAUP COLLECTION 

Friday evening will offer an opportunity to tour one of the most spectacular collection of early Texas art in the home of Nancy & Ted Paup.

As the Paup family is in the ranching business, the collection has an emphasis on Texas Landscapes, and features several Julian Onderdonk works. There is also an interest in artists who participated in the Edgar B. Davis Texas Wildflower Competition 1927-1929.  The Paups love Texas Bluebonnets!

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 29 – TICKETED SPECIAL EVENT – EVENING TOUR AND RECEPTION AT AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
Saturday Evening after the Texas Art Fair closes for the day, the Tour and reception at Amon Carter Museum of American Art will feature

Works of early Texas art including the exhibit, Invented Worlds of Valton Tyler.
Refreshments, music
$25 per person

SUNDAY, APRIL 30 – FREE EVENT- TOUR OF GEORGE GRAMMER: FULL CIRCLE  EXHIBITION WITH COMPLIMENTARY LIGHT LUNCH AT TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

Sunday afternoon after the conclusion of both the Symposium and Texas Art Fair take the opportunity to Tour the exhibition, George Grammer: Full Circle. 
Enjoy a complimentary light lunch with the tour.
Lunch reservations limited to 50 – free but must register.
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TEXAS ART FAIR

A ONE-OF-A-KIND EVENT FOR TEXAS ART COLLECTORS

Texas art collectors and Symposium participants have free, on-site access to a sterling exhibition of Texas paintings, all for sale, of course, and sponsored by the state’s foremost art dealers.  Dealers participating in this year’s Texas Art Fair include:
        • Beuhler Fine Art
        • Charles Morin’s Vintage Texas Paintings
        • David Dike Fine Art
        • Dow Art Galleries
        • Heritage Auctions
        • Jody Klotz Fine Art
        • Kirk Hopper
        • Rainone Art Galleries
        • William Reaves/Sarah Foltz Fine Art
        • & more to come!
          In addition a variety of publications on early Texas art will be offered by bookseller Jon St. Clair and the Texas A&M University Press.
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FAIR HOURS
Preview Opening for Symposium Registrants
Friday, April 28,  
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. 
Open free to the Public
Saturday, April 29,
  9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  
Sunday, April 30,
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
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SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION

REGISTER NOW!

Go to the CASETA website at  www.caseta.org/Symposium

to learn more and to register. 

Download a paper-copy registration form

and mail to CASETA with your payment OR click the link below toRegister online and pay by credit card using PayPal. 

BE SURE TO REMEMBER TO RENEW YOUR CASETA MEMBERSHIP AT TIME OF REGISTRATION, IF NEEDED, AND RECEIVE THE MEMBER DISCOUNT RATE!

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HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

CASETA encourages you to book your hotel rooms early for the 2017 Symposium and Texas Art Fair.
CASETA has a special rate at two excellent Fort Worth hotels,
the Holiday Inn Express Fort Worth Downtown and the TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Fort Worth Downtown.
Both are a short drive to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center which is the 2017 Symposium and Texas Art Fair venue.
Holiday Inn Express Downtown 
1111 W. Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Rate for Standard Room: $129/night plus tax/1 king or 2 double beds
Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017

Click: CASETA Symposium Booking Link

Note: When you select April 28 or 29 check-in the CASETA block reservation will come up

Call: 1-866-551-9747 and reference block code CAS to reserve rooms

Directions: Click Here for Directions to the Holiday Inn Express

Parking: $12 per night
TownePlace Suites Fort Worth Downtown
805 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Rate for Standard Room: $129/night plus tax/1 king (all rooms)
Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2017

Directions: Click Here for Directions to TownePlace Suites Merriott Fort Worth Downtown

Parking: Complimentary on-site parking
Make your Symposium plans now!  Sign up soon and invite family and friends to be part of the fun!
We hope you will join us in the exciting city of Fort Worth!
Keep checking the website for more information!
Please contact CASETA staff at  caseta@samfa.org  or by phone at 325.212.4872 if you have any questions
or need additional information.

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Making Waves Moving Minds Mini-Symposium March 29

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Mini-Symposum March 29 6-8pm

Exhibit: February 9 – March 31, 2017
Making Waves/Moving Minds

Gallery 76102
UTA/Fort Worth Center

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The 33% – Artists from the Cultural District March 25

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Join us this Spring Gallery Night 2017 at the Grackle Art Gallery to experience art, culture, and live music. A mix of phenomenal local artists with works guaranteed to dazzle the senses will be showcased.

The majority of people who work at fine art museums are active artists. Museums are powered by artists.
The Grackle Art Gallery is hosting this show in honor and celebration of this truth. The idea for this show originated from staff at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art where we chose the theme Works on Paper and Photography to tribute the great Works on Paper and Photography collection that sets this museum apart in the Fort Worth Cultural District.

In creating this show, we are enriching the community of Fort Worth by promoting these local artists with a space to show work together.

This show has been curated by Allester Vinteers and Shane Green, both passionate and recognized local community artists.

We give special thanks to the folks at The Grackle Art Gallery for granting us the opportunity to use their space and to everyone else who’s helped us make this a reality!

This is a free event. Come join us to support the local Art Community.

FUN, FRESH, ALIVE and HERE!

*The show itself will be on view by appointment starting on the 19th of March. We are also having a Matinee the day after Gallery Night, Sunday, March, 26th from 12-3pm.

Here’s a list of the amazing musicians who will be playing live at our Art Show during Spring Gallery Night 2017!!!
*Swirve
*Canyon Kafer
*Jeff Dazey
We give special thanks to Clint Niosi for arranging this line up of awesome musical talent!

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2017 Spring Gallery Night Texas Pottery Sale

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Hope you’ll be able to join us for the ‘s Spring Gallery Night Sale at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

March 25th, 10 am until 9 pm that evening

Remember, Gallery Night crowds are fairly large, so if you want to avoid the crush come early to do your shopping.

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The following video offers you a tour of artists participating in the Sale.
Talented artists, wonderful artwork, great venue!

Click on the image below to start the video

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Tuesday Evenings at the Modern Presents Noah Simblist, March 28

 

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EVENINGS AT THE MODERN LECTURE SERIES

Presents Noah Simblist, March 28
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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March 28

Places of a Present Past

Noah Simblist, a curator, writer, and artist, presents “Places of a Present Past:The Historiographical Impulse in Art Practice.” In this context, the artists that Simblist discusses act as historians. However, these artist-as-historians are “less interested in the truth than the way we feel through the legacies of past traumas. They reveal the oblique ways that we repress historical trauma, burying it in the very sites of their origin,” says Simblist. His talk focuses on a publication that he edited, Places of a Present Past,whichbrings together three exhibitions showcasing the work of video and new media artists working internationally that were presented at SMU’s Pollock Gallery in 2014, curated by Simblist and the Pollock Gallery’s 2014 curatorial fellow, Sally Frater. These exhibitions shared a common theme: addressing the traces of trauma on particular sites and paying close attention to the lasting impacts of war. The exhibitions explored in the publication include Jin-me Yoon’s Extended Temporalities; the group show Where Are You From?, which included artworks by Aissa Deebi, Kamal Aljafari, and Dor Guez recounting the story of the Israeli occupation of Palestine; and the Sarah Morris film 1972.

Noah Simblist is Chair and Associate Professor of Art at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts. His artwork has been shown internationally; he has curated, co-curated, and co-produced exhibitions and events, including, most recently, New Cities Future Ruins in Dallas in 2016; and he has contributed to Art Journal, Modern Painters, Art Papers,Terremoto, Art Lies, Art Pulse, Art21, and other publications. He has contributed to and edited publications, including Beyond the Aesthetic and the Anti-Aesthetic and Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good, and is in the process of editing a volume about Tania Bruguera’s The Francis Effect, a project co-produced by the Guggenheim Museum, the Santa Monica Museum of Art, and SMU.

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UPCOMING SCHEDULE  
 
April 4
Richard Tuttle, post-minimalist artist based in New York City, Abiquiú, New Mexico, and Mount Desert, Maine
April 18
Robert Storr, curator, writer, critic, painter, former dean of the Yale University School of Art, and soon-to-be officer of France’s Order of Arts and Letters
April 25
Annette Lawrence, artist and Professor of Studio Art at the University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design
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
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

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Fort Worth Spring Gallery Night March 25

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The Fort Worth Art Dealer’s Association (FWADA) invites you to take-in the visual arts and our community’s unique cultural richness during Spring Gallery Night, March 25, 2017.

Most participants are open from noon to nine. Come take a stroll through participating galleries, museums, retail businesses, and area restaurants, and enjoy the many artists featured during this community event. Gallery Night is free and open to the public.

Download the 2017 Spring Gallery Night program here.

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