Tag Archive: Oak Cliff (Dallas) TX

EXHUMED | Art Garcia at OC3 & more

EXHUMED
Jan. 20 – Feb. 23
Reception: Jan. 20th, 5:30pm – 8pmThe Oak Cliff Cultural Center presents a solo exhibition by Art Garcia. EXHUMED lures viewers with beautiful, seductive wood sculptures and installations, exposing a microcosm of society’s senseless violence. Thus, opening the conversation of social responsibilities.

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center will host a reception for the artist on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 223 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75208.

The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. for more information about Art Garcia, and exhibit please click here


 

Go Van Gogh – Workshop Activity
Wednesday, Janurary 17th, 2018
Starting time: 4:15pm
Location: Oak Cliff Cultural Center

The Oak Cliff Cultral Center is proud to host a drop-in art workshop, presented by the Dallas Museum of Art on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Go Van Gogh will be leading kindergarten – 6th grade students on a creative, hands-on activity on Fingerprint Portraiture. This workshop is FREE and open to the public, but space is limited. Please arrive early to ensure a space.

Go van Gogh® brings the Dallas Museum of Art to Kindergarten through 6th grade students in schools throughout North Texas free of charge. Trained volunteers lead experiences that encourage students to look closely at works of art, ask and answer questions, and make personal connections. All programs include hands-on activities that provide opportunities for individual creative expression. Students also receive information about the DMA’s educational programming for the families.

Go Van Gogh
Visual Art Workshop
Ages: 7 – 12
Jan. 17
4:15pm – 5:00pm
FREE

In the Gallery:
EXHUMED
Works by Art Garcia
Jan. 20 – Feb. 23
Reception: Jan. 20
5:30pm – 8pm
FREE

Verse & Rhythm
A night of Spoken Word
Jan. 27
7pm – 9pm
FREE

Booker T Washington
Musical Theatre Workshop
Feb. 10
Ages: 8 – 14
Admission: $5

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Join us for the opening of Retro-Matico this Saturday! Jose Vargas Dec. 2

Retro-Matico
Opens Dec. 2nd

Reception: Saturday, Dec. 2, 5:30pm – 8:00pm

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center presents Jose Vargas’s Retro-Matico, a collection of art spanning from the late 1960’s to the present, curated by Artist and professor of Art, Cristina Medina.

Retro-Matico will be on view December 2, 2017 – January 13, 2018. The Oak Cliff Cultural Center will host a reception for Jose Vargas and Cristina Medina on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

About the Artist and Exhibit
Vargas is an active visual artist who has been working with photography, prints, painting, and mixed media for more than 25 years. Since 1992, he has participated in over 160 exhibitions in multiple venues. Retro – Matico is a retrospective exhibit of Jose Vargas’ artwork.

In addition to his visual work, Jose Vargas has been curating exhibitions for over twenty-four years in Dallas, collaborating with numerous organizations including the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Bath House Cultural Center, and Latino Cultural Center. Some of the signature exhibitions that Vargas curates include the annual “El Corazón” and “La Virgen de Guadalupe (Our Lady of Guadalupe)” shows. Other projects that he has curated/co-curated include the Day of the Dead and Frida Kahlo exhibitions.

Recently, he started an art exchange program with La Galería de la Misión de Senecú, an art gallery and museum in El Paso, Texas, providing opportunities for both Dallas and El Paso artists to showcase their work in a different setting.

Vargas also served as the Gallery Coordinator at the Ice House Cultural Center in Oak Cliff, and continues to provide gallery assistance to the Bath House Cultural Center and Oak Cliff Cultural Center in Dallas, Texas while remaining active in the arts.

About the Curator

Tina Medina is a visual artist and professor of art at Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Texas Tech University and Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of North Texas.

Medina’s work has been exhibited nationally in exhibits such as Immigration, Migration, Movement & The Humanities at Arizona State University, as well as Women in the Middle: Borders, Barriers, Intersections at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was selected by the Mexic-Arte Museum to be showcased in the 7th Annual Young Latino Artist’s Exhibition, and was also awarded a solo show at Women and Their Work Gallery, both in Austin, Texas. Medina has curated several exhibits including Ojo and Ojo Dos: Contemporary Latino American Artists of the Metroplex at Richland and Brookhaven Colleges and ELLA: Exhibiting Local Latina Artists at Latino Cultural Center. Medina was also a member of the historical Dallas artist collective 500X Gallery.

 

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Oak Cliff Film Festival 2018 – Dates Announcement and Submissions Kickoff!

SEE YOU AT OCFF 2018

Mark your calendars for June 14-17, 2018 and buy your Oak Cliff Film Festival VIP Badge now to save $50 off the normal badge price. For a limited time, $125 gets you full access to four days of film, music, and parties! http://oakclifffilmfestival.com/

Once our Early Bird badges sell out, they’ll be back to the regular price of $175. You know who gets the worm, right? Buy your badge: https://prekindle.com/event/34619-2018-oak-cliff-film-festival-badge-sales-dallas


CALL FOR ENTRIES

Submit your film to the Oak Cliff Film Festival! We seek to showcase brave and independent filmmaking of all stripes in an atmosphere that encourages and fosters filmmaking in Dallas and beyond.

Check out Film Freeway for details & full submission guidelines and be sure to submit early to save!

SUBMIT YOUR FILM: https://filmfreeway.com/filmoakcliff

CALENDAR

February 7, 2018 Earlybird Deadline
March 7, 2018 Regular Deadline
March 28, 2018 Late Deadline
April 13, 2018 Extended Deadline
May 4, 2018 Notification Date
June 14 – 17, 2018 Event Date

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Dia de los Muertos: Altares Exhibit & Celebration

Dia de los Muertos Altares Exhibit
Oct. 28th – Nov. 8th

Come see the artists, organizations, and creative individuals who participated in this year’s Dia de los Muertos Altares Exhibit. Each particitpant created their unique interpretation of a Dia De Los Muertos Alar, consisting of both traditional and non-traditional mediums. Altars will be on display from Oct. 28th – Nov. 8th.

Oak Cliff Cultural Center
223 W. Jefferson Boulevard

 


Dia de los Muertos Celebration!
Saturday, Nov 4th, 6pm – 9pm
CocoAndre Chocolatier
508 W 7th St
Dallas, Texas 75208

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center and CocoAndre Chocolatier are proud to present a Dia de Los Muertos Celebration at 508 W 7th Street, Dallas, TX 75208 on Saturday November 4th at 6 p.m.

Don’t miss out on this outdoor celebration, filled with live music and performances by Alegre Ballet Folklorico and Cara Mia Theatre. Additionally, Artists and vendors will be selling Mexican artisan goods. This event is FREE and open to public.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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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
SOLD OUT
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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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