On March 20 and 21, the Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, will come alive with beautiful art from more than 90 artists from around the country. Art collectors and those wishing to enhance their home and garden will have an opportunity to see and purchase artwork when ArtScape comes to the Dallas Arboretum. This juried show, which will take place during Dallas Blooms, the garden’s spring floral festival, is free with admission.
All of the art in the show is of or about nature and is captured in many different mediums including painting, photography, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and more. This incredible art will be displayed in booths among over 500,000 spring bulbs and thousands of annuals and perennials blooming throughout the garden. YardArt
“Now in its fifth year, Artscape has become one of the premier fine arts fairs in the Southwest. With over 90 artists from across the country and the incomparable venue of the Arboretum during Dallas Blooms, we think that art lovers will find this year’s Artscape to be the best yet,” said Larry Waisanen, Chairman of ArtScape.
Art by Barb Dybala
Artists of note who will be on display include Lyn Foley from Round Top, Texas who is an award winning glass artist and jeweler; Marianne Gargour from Dallas, whose paintings can be seen in shows and galleries around the country and Gary Poon from Claremont, California, whose sumi painting on silk has been an exciting attraction in shows throughout the world.
Other artists include:
|Dawn Baker||Garland, TX||Paint|
|Kevin Bassett||Richardson, TX||Wood|
|John K. Burnett||Howard, CO||Ceramic|
|Glo Coalson||Dallas, TX||Paint/ceramic|
|Donald Cobb||Shreveport, LA||Watercolor|
|Barbara Dybala||Sunnyvale, TX||Sculpture|
|Rebecca Guy||Allen, TX||Paint|
|Rita Kirkman||New Braunfels, TX||Drawing|
|Ron Linton||Hot Springs, AR||Jewelry|
|Gary Love||Riverside, CA||Photography|
|Bill Merritt||Camdenton, MO||3-D Mixed Media|
|Suzette Nesbitt||Exelsior Springs, MO||Jewelry|
|Gary Poon||Claremont, CA||Watercolor on Silk|
|Martin Pothier||Abilene, TX||Photography|
|Lee Reams||Tulsa, OK||Paint|
|Jill & Tom Shank||Arroyoseco, NM||Glass|
|Warren Slocum||New Richmond, WI||Wood|
|Edward Spencer||Malakoff, TX||Wood|
ArtScape will also feature the Garden Gallery exhibition in the DeGolyer House which will be on display between March 12 – March 28. Each of the works of art in this juried exhibit features local artist’s interpretations of the Arboretum. The artwork is also for sale.
“With so many things to see at the garden and the display of these accomplished artists as a focus, this should be one of the most exciting weekends of the Dallas Arboretum’s year,” said Mary Brinegar, President of the Arboretum.
Art by Rebecca Guy
In conjunction with ArtScape, guests can enjoy the various weekend activities that will take place during Dallas Blooms, Fiesta de las Flores, a festival of flowers. Enjoy live piano melodies on the DeGolyer Loggia from 11am-2pm during the week. Each weekend will include a quartet on the the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Latin musicians throughout the garden.
For further information on ArtScape or Dallas Blooms please call (214) 515-6500 or visit www.dallasarboretum.org.
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Inc. is located on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218. The Arboretum is open daily from 9am-5pm, and is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. General admission is $10.00 for adults, $9 for seniors 65 and older, $7 for children 3-12 and free for Arboretum members and children two and under. On-site parking is $7. The Arboretum is wheelchair accessible and tram service is available for the mobility impaired. Group discounts of twenty or more are available with advance registration. For more information and other events, call (214) 515-6500 or visit the Arboretum’s website at www.dallasarboretum.org.
The Dallas Morning News is the principal partner of the Dallas Arboretum. The Arboretum is supported, in part, by funds from the Dallas Park and Recreation Department. Capital One Bank is the official sponsor of Dallas Blooms. WFAA-TV Channel 8 is the Dallas Arboretum media sponsor.