Artist vs. Architect
Saint Paul Place
Saturday, November 3, 2012, from 7-11 p.m.
Inspired by the ingenuity of today’s artistic and design professionals, Artist vs. Architect will be coming to Dallas this fall as the first-annual one-of-a-kind art competition and silent auction benefiting Dwell with Dignity. Set to take place on Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 7 – 11 p.m. on the 19th Floor of the historic Saint Paul Place, Artist vs. Architect will serve as a platform to celebrate the creativity of the modern world of design and architecture. Saint Paul Place is located at 750 North Saint Paul Street, Dallas, Texas 75201.
Focusing on a central theme in support of the heartbeat of the chosen beneficiary, Dwell with Dignity, each contestant chosen for Artist vs. Architect will showcase works reflecting their mission to “Escape Poverty.” Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit Dwell with Dignity and go towards supporting local artistic and design professionals. The competing piece will be reviewed by a selected panel of judges and attendees, including Janice Myers of Samuel Lynne Galleries, Jim Wilson of Goddard Investment Group, and William Noble of William Noble Rare Jewels.
From 7 – 11 p.m., 24 carefully chosen contestants highlighting 12 of Dallas’ top architecture firms and artistic talent will each showcase their work for a chance to win the title of “Dallas’ Best Artist” and “Dallas’ Best Architect”. There will be additional surprise awards given throughout the evening. Carefully curated by both the Artist vs. Architect team and Nicole and Scott Horn of ArtCon, current artistic contestants include: members of the local non-profit and artist collective ArtLoveMagic, Carlos Cazares, Hobbes Vincent, Rolando Diaz, Sean Springer, Sergio Garcia and VET. Current architectural design contestants for Artist vs. Architect include: Good Fulton & Farrell, HKS and M2 Studio.
For live entertainment, live interpretive art will be performed and created by David Rodriguez, on behalf of ArtLoveMagic; JD Miller, on behalf of Samuel Lynne Galleries; and Robb Conover.
Honorary guests for the first-annual Artist vs. Architect competition include Veletta Forsythe Lill, Executive Director, Dallas Arts District; Vel Hawes Jr., AIA Dallas; and Lisa Robinson, Founder and President, Dwell with Dignity.
Registration for Artist vs. Architect is 100 USD in advance and 125 USD at the door. Additional group packaging items are available. For more information or to register for Artist vs. Architect, please visit www.artistvsarchitect.com or our ticket link, artistvsarchitect.eventbrite.com. Complimentary refreshments and catering will be available for all ticket holders.
Current sponsors of Artist vs. Architect include: Abstract Method Marketing, CreateGate, Dallas Light and Sound, David Call Interiors, D Magazine, Precast Materials, INC., Shag Carpet Prop Rentals and Walk the Light Arts Festival.
About Dwell with Dignity
Founded by Interior Designer Lisa Robinson in 2009, Dwell with Dignity is a non-profit group of Interior Designers and volunteers dedicated to creating soothing, inspiring homes for families struggling with homelessness and poverty. By providing and installing home interiors for families, their mission is to help families escape poverty and homelessness through design, one household at a time. Dwell with Dignity strives to create inspiring homes, with the labor of dedicated volunteers and generosity of dedicated donors, and educates those in need on simple, creative ways to bring good design into their homes. Dwell with Dignity strongly believes that good design can truly improve one’s quality of life. For more information on Dwell with Dignity, please visit www.dwellwithdignity.org.