Join us on Saturday October 15th as artists, artisans and creative businesses in West Dallas come together and open their doors to the public for a day of exploration, art and community-building fun. Twenty-plus studios/galleries/spaces will present the work and methodology of the people behind the creative pulse in West Dallas to people from all over DFW, culminating in a celebratory reception where guests will enjoy live music, more art and light fare. PLAN YOUR DAY! Event Map here.
Bring out your inner artist! Dallas artist Erica Guajardo brings a multitude of experience as a public and gallery artist to the upcoming Commerce Street Night Market. Join Erica for an interactive lesson on the basics of illustration. Participants will create a free style painting using simple techniques taught by Erica. Create your own masterpiece, take it home, and display it in your own personal Louvre!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Erica Guajardo is an Oak Cliff based artist who specializes in bold designs across public and gallery spaces, and textiles/handbags. She holds degrees in printmaking and interior design, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from UTA. In 2014, she was selected as one of the artists to participate in the “Parking Meter Project” in Deep Ellum. Along with that, she has painted in nearly 100 different venues and festivals, and instructed “painting with a twist classes” in the metroplex.
Registration is limited to 20 students. Registrants must arrive by 6:55 PM. Spots will be given up to those on a waiting list after 6:55 PM.
Inaugural ART WALK WEST
to Highlight Creative Movement in West Dallas
Saturday, October 24, 2015
[Dallas, Texas – June 25, 2015] The WEST DALLAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE is hosting the inaugural ART WALK WEST on Saturday October 24, 2015. Participating artists, studios, galleries and creative businesses will have their doors open for visitors from 11am – 5pm. ART WALK WEST will end with a reception for visitors and participants from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Erin Cluley Gallery at 414 Fabrication Street. ART WALK WEST is free and open to the public.
Embracing the creative movement that has been happening in West Dallas, ART WALK WEST will highlight these activities with a designated day for the community to explore. Artists that have moved into West Dallas will open their studios to share their practice and show the energy that they are bringing to the neighborhood. Galleries and other creative retail will have exhibitions on display for visitors to peruse and enjoy. Art Walk West has also engaged a selection of artists to create temporary exhibitions and pop-up retail shops in the Trinity Groves and West Dallas areas.
West Dallas has also become a destination for dynamic public street art and murals. ART WALK WEST will have maps available highlighting these destinations along with the participating galleries and studios so that visitors may take self-guided tours. Maps and collateral for ART WALK WEST will be available in September. ART WALK WEST is produced by the West Dallas Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Elletore, Arts + Culture Magazine Texas and Brooklyn Brewery.
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