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Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts announces Rising Star Exhibition Artists and Galleries

THE OAK CLIFF SOCIETY OF FINE ARTS – TURNER HOUSE ANNOUNCES 5th ANNUAL “RISING STAR” EXHIBITION & FUNDRAISER

 

12 ARTISTS SELECTED BY 12 GALLERIES

 

DALLAS – August 14, 2017 The Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts – Turner House will present its fifth Rising Star exhibition and fundraiser September 16 and 17 at the historic Oak Cliff home. Twelve prestigious Dallas galleries have each nominated one emerging Texas artist who is not yet represented by a gallery to be in the group show.

A fundraiser reception will be held Saturday, September 16 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and will feature guest speaker Katherine Wagner, CEO of the Business Council for the Arts. Ticket prices are $85 per person ($50 for Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts members.) Sponsorships are available and tickets may be purchased online or at the door. A public reception will be held Sunday, September 17 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.Both events will be at Turner House, the home of the Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts, 401 N. Rosemont, Dallas, 75208.

According to artist Kenda North, co-chair of the event, the 100-year-old Turner House has a long history of showcasing Texas artists.  “Rising Star is an effort to continue that tradition and draw attention to some exciting new artists who are just beginning to gain attention in the art community, including such past Rising Stars as Diana Antohe, Spencer Evans, and Shawn Samuell,” she said.

 

Participating galleries and nominated artists are:

 

–          Liliana Bloch Gallery – Ari Brielle

–          Circuit 12 – Marcela Reyes

–          Erin Cluley Gallery – Will Heron

–          Conduit Gallery – Celia Shaheen

–          Craighead Green Gallery – Rebecca Shewmaker

–          Galleri Urbane – Peter Hiatt

–          Kirk Hopper Gallery – Sarita Westrup

–          RO2 Art – Erika Duque

–          Carneal Simmons – Jeanne Sanders

–          Mary Tomas Gallery – Jessie Barnes

–          Valley House Gallery – Tony Veronese

–          Barry Whistler Gallery – Fernando Alvarez

 

The Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts was originally established at the home studio of the renowned Dallas artist, Frank Reaugh, in 1926. When founding member and former president Mrs. E.P. Turner passed away in 1938, the family home was deeded to the OCSFA. Plans for what would become I35 forced the E.P. Turner House to relocate to its current location at 401 N Rosemont Ave. where today it continues to serve as the home of the Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts. The Society has been hosting art exhibits for more than 80 years, including recent exhibits highlighting works of The Dallas Nine, Women Artists of the Texas Centennial, and works by contemporary Oak Cliff artists. Located in the Winnetka Heights section of Oak Cliff, Turner House promotes the arts, celebrates life events, fosters community connections, and preserves history. It is known for its annual Salon Series, celebrating music, art, and architecture, as well as free community-focused events such as Movies on the Lawn. The organization received the 2013 Stewardship Award from Preservation Dallas for its decades-long commitment to historic preservation.

For more information, sponsorships, and tickets to the “Rising Star” fundraiser, visit www.turnerhouse.org.

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Dallas Piranha Printmakers at Mighty Fine Arts

Opening Reception
Saturday, August 12 at 6 PM – 9 PM

Location: Mighty Fine Arts 409A N.Tyler in Oak Cliff TX 75208

Mighty Fine Arts presents “Dallas Piranha Printmakers” curated by Matt Bagley, master printmaker and head honcho of Iron Frog Press, and featuring work by Courtney Googe, Brian McClure, Terri Thoman, Josh Monroe, Erica Guajardo, Mirka Hokkanen, Junanne Peck, Evita Tezeno, Una Scott, Chris Merlick, Lindsay Burris, Jack Russell, Angela Faz, Gary Uribe, Viktor Otrix, Paul “Arte Chambers” Robey, Scott Krakowski, Amber Crimmings and Matt Bagley.

“Dallas Piranha Printmakers” opens a window onto the burgeoning Dallas print maker community. Printmakers nationwide are experiencing a Renaissance and Dallas is no exception. Despite the lack of any central studio or hub print shop printmakers here have managed to create their own cultural millieu. To be certain these are old school print crafters eschewing digital and electronic technologies in favor of handmade, hand pulled manual dexterity and acumen. This is a DIY world done in home spaces, garage studios or spare closets, wherever an ink slinger can get away with making a mess.But like a pool of piranha they’re hungry for acknowledgement and want to take a bite out of your attention. So come out and support your local print artists and marvel at their virtuosity and fresh creative visions while enhancing your art knowledge of print techniques! Jump in the pool with some accomodating piranha who don’t bite but might want to share an art bone with you!

This show will open Sat, Aug 12 and will run till Sun. Sept.24.

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Rising Star Exhibition & Fundraiser presented by the Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts Sept. 16 & 17

THE OAK CLIFF SOCIETY OF FINE ARTS – TURNER HOUSE ANNOUNCES 5th ANNUAL “RISING STAR” EXHIBITION & FUNDRAISER

Event Will Showcase Emerging Artists Nominated by Top Dallas Galleries

 

DALLAS – July 17, 2017 The Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts – Turner House will present its fifth “Rising Star” exhibition and fundraiser September 16 and 17 at the historic Oak Cliff home. Several prestigious Dallas galleries have each nominated one emerging Texas artist who is not yet represented by a gallery to be in the group show.

 

A fundraiser reception will be held Saturday, September 16 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and will feature speaker Katherine Wagner, Business Council for the Arts. Ticket prices are $85 per person ($50 for Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts members.) Sponsorships are available and tickets may be purchased at the door. A public reception will be Sunday, September 17 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Turner House, 401 N. Rosemont, Dallas, 75208.

 

According to artist Kenda North, co-chair of the event, the 100-year-old Turner House has a long history of showcasing Texas artists.  “Rising Star is an effort to continue that tradition and draw attention to some exciting new artists who are just beginning to gain attention in the art community, including such past Rising Stars as Diana Antohe, Spencer Evans, and Shawn Samuell,” she said.

 

Turner House has been hosting art exhibits for more than 100 years, including recent exhibits highlighting works of The Dallas Nine, Women Artists of the Texas Centennial, and works by contemporary Oak Cliff artists. Located in the Winnetka Heights section of Oak Cliff, Turner House promotes the arts, celebrates life events, fosters community connections, and preserves history. It is known for its annual Salon Series, celebrating music, art, and architecture, as well as free community-focused events such as Movies on the Lawn. The organization received the 2013 Stewardship Award from Preservation Dallas for its decades-long commitment to historic preservation.

 

For sponsorships and tickets to the “Rising Star” fundraiser, visit www.turnerhouse.org.

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2017 Oak Cliff Film Festival June 8 -11

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http://oakclifffilmfestival.com/

In its 6th year, the Oak Cliff Film Festival has established itself as a significant city-wide event, featuring the best of Oak Cliff’s theatre and art venues, restaurants, bars, and small businesses. OCFF showcases brave and independent filmmaking of all stripes in an atmosphere that encourages and fosters filmmaking in Dallas and beyond. Guide to festival: http://oakclifffilmfestival.com/how-to-fest/

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Summer Art Classes at Oil & Cotton

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817 W. Davis St. #110
Dallas, TX 75208
214.942.0474

http://www.oilandcotton.com/

Oil and Cotton opened in September 2010. Blending an appreciation of the past with current multidisciplinary art practices, our students are invited to engage in the expressive languages of both music and visual art. Our hands-on classes are taught by professionals with knowledge of traditional and contemporary practice. We provide creative space for education, exhibition, performance and exchange between the public and the art community.

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June 3 Floral Painting:Intro to Acrylics and Oil
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June 17 Intro to Printmaking
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Jun 25 Frame Loom Weaving
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July 9 Leatherworking
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July 14 Intro to Calligraphy
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July 16 Portrait Watercolor
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July 23 Embroidered Bouquet
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July 30 Macrame Lace Plant Hanger
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Aug 4 & 11 Clay Spoon
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Aug 5 & 6 New Media: Pure Data Programming
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Aug 13 Total Eclipse of the Sun-glasses
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Aug 19 & 20 Natural Dyeing Yarn: Red, Yellow, Blue

 

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Oak Cliff’s Annual Visual SpeedBump Art Tour for 2017

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Saturday May 20th Noon – 6 pm 

The artists of Oak Cliff welcome you into their homes and studios for the annual Visual SpeedBump Art Tour. Come out and see artists in their natural habitat and be amazed by all the creativity. This one-day event is Free and open to the public. Printed maps will be available at each stop.

 

http://www.chuckandgeorge.net/speedbump/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1752551271702275/

For a photo-heavy coverage of the 2016 Tour, see Dallas Art Revue’s review at http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/art-crit/Here_Lately/ArtHereLately-022.html#speedbump

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Oak Cliff Film Festival June 16 – 19, 2016

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The 5th Annual Oak Cliff Film Festival (OCFF) will take place June 16-19, 2016 at the Texas Theatre, Kessler Theater, Bishop Arts Theatre Center, and numerous other venues around Jefferson Boulevard and the Bishop Arts District.

http://oakclifffilmfestival.com/

 

For the schedule and to buy tickets see http://www.prekindle.com/festival/id/24390158211445252

The 2016 festival theme is inspired by the New Hollywood era in which a wave of auteur filmmakers were given the freedom to tell the stories they wanted to tell. These directors broke through the established conventions of the studio system and slapped it with a jolt of energy, sexuality, realism, and artistry that it had desperately needed. These films built new paradigms and communities and utilized new technologies that made production accessible for more filmmakers.

The Oak Cliff Film Festival was established in 2012 as a regional film festival in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas. The festival has received national acclaim from prominent sources including The New York Times, Filmmaker Magazine, and Moviemaker Magazine. Led by the Aviation Cinemas team, who took over operations at the Texas Theatre in December of 2010, and backed by the 501 3(c) Oak Cliff Foundation.

 

–from the website http://oakclifffilmfestival.com/

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