The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University has announced the recipients of its sixth annual Meadows Prize arts residency: the Detroit-based artist collective Complex Movements and Lear deBessonet, the director of The Public Theater’s Public Works program in New York City.
Dallas Independent School District (ISD) students will be honored by the Dallas ISD Northwest Council of PTAs, Northeast Council of PTAs and Trinity Council of PTAs. Students will be awarded for achievements in the 2014-15 Texas and National PTA Reflections arts in education program. The awards are for imagination, creativity and interpretation based on the annual theme, which was “The World Would Be A Better Place If …” Honors will be handed out on Thursday, January 29, 2015.
The San Antonio Museum of Art will present Jamie Wyeth, a comprehensive retrospective of the artist. Jamie Wyeth will open April 25, 2015, and run through July 5. The exhibit, organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, examines Wyeth’s creative approach to realism over sixth years.
On Saturday, Barry Whistler Gallery opens Texas Abstract in conjunction with the publication of Texas Abstract: Contemporary by Michael Paglia and Jim Edwards. The exhibit will feature six of the thirty-three artists featured in the book. The opening reception is Saturday, January 17, 2015, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The University of Texas at Dallas will host Panel Discussion on The Art Effect: Translational Ecology of Contemporary Art, a panel discussion on contemporary art and art education. The discussion will take place in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building in the main lobby on Thursday, January 15, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The Meadows Museum has announced that Darryl Lauster has won the 2014 Moss/Chumley Artist Award. The award is given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least ten years and has a proven track record as a community advocate for the visual arts. Lauster received the award on December 10th at the Meadows Museum’s Holiday Party.
Barry Whistler Gallery announces their mid-year show, Summer Fall 2014: A Rotating Exhibition. On display are works by David Bates, Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Orr, Susan Williams and more (see below). The exhibition runs through September 27, 2014. Barry Whistler Gallery is open by appointment in August and will resume regular hours in September 2014.
The Nasher Sculpture Center announced their 2014-2015 exhibition schedule. Artists on display in the coming season include Thomas Heatherwick, Anna-Bella Papp, Melvin Edwards, Phyllida Barlow and Giuseppe Penone.
Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks received the most votes for Art Everywhere US, the largest outdoor art exhibit ever conceived, including works from the Dallas Museum of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
In February 2015, the Dallas Museum of Art will present the first major exhibition to explore the work of influential painters Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga side-by-side. Shiraga/Motonaga: Between Action and the Unknown.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) has announced the theme for their 2014 Annual Membership Exhibition. The theme is Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue. The Annual Membership Exhibition opening will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will be on view through August 23, 2014.
The Texas Artists Coalition announces the 9th Annual TAC Juried Membership Exhibit. TAC members can submit their artwork for consideration in the exhibit. Entry deadline is June 20, 2014 at midnight. The 9th Annual TAC membership Exhibit will open with an artist reception on August 8, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.
The Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) is now accepting submissions for their 2014 Annual Membership Exhibition. The exhibition jurists will select the best works in all mediums. CAC members can submit up to three images of original 2D or 3D artworks created in the last two years for judging. Entry deadline is June 30, 2014 at 6 p.m.
Barry Whistler Gallery opens Parallel Process featuring works by Polly Lanning Sparrow, Toni LaSelle, Lorraine Tady and Leslie Wilkes. The exhibit opens Saturday, May 10, 2014 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.
Art Alliance Austin is delighted to invite the public to two free events taking place during the West Austin Studio Tour this year. Art lovers are invited for a special reception for the GloWave Sculpture, an art installation by Austin-based artist Melissa Borrell. The event will take place the first weekend of WEST on Saturday, May 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Little Stacey Park at the GloWave sculpture, which is located near Eastside Drive and Annie Street.