John Cleary Gallery is changing their name to Catherine Couturier Gallery. The first exhibit under the new name will be the works of Vivian Maier on Saturday, September 8, 2012. The reception is from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Texas Discovery Gardens, located at Fair Park, announced a new exhibit by photographer Anna Palmer. The exhibit, A Natural State of Affair, opens Saturday, September 22, 2012. An opening reception will be held the same day from 6 to 8 p.m. Free admission to those attending the reception.
The works of the nation’s top visual artists will be on display October 6-7, 2012, at the bi-annual Cottonwood Art Festival. Now in its 43rd year, the prestigious show is rated one of the top art festival in the United States and is the premier fine arts event in North Texas. Featuring the finest arts and crafts in the nation, the twice-a-year event generates more than $2 million in art sales annually.
This Thursday, August 16, 2012, from 5 to 10 p.m., the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) will raise a glass or two at Cultured Cocktails at Boheme Cafe and Wine Bar. The event is hosted by Fresh Arts and Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar. These events highlight a different local arts group each Thursday. This week’s highlight is the Houston Museum District.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) has announced their exhibition schedule for August 2012 through June 2013. The schedule include ten major exhibits with a handful of must-see attractions. The MFAH schedule include works from the Prado, Latin America, Scandinavia and war-torn regions around the world. Artist include Pablo Picasso, James Turrell, Henry Ossawa Tanner and Peter Paul Rubens. The first exhibition, Scandinavian Design, begins August 26, 2012.
The Cottonwood Art Festival, which is held twice a year in Richardson, Texas, has announced the dates for their fall event. The Cottonwood Art Festival will be held October 6-7, 2012. The event, now in its 43rd year, will feature 240 plus artists working in ceramics, mixed-media, pastels, glass, leather, paint, photography, wood and more. Parking and admission to the festival are free.
By day, they’re construction managers, academic advisors, professors, IT managers, administrative assistants and librarians. But in their spare time, many University of North Texas faculty and staff members are artists. This August, their creative talents will be on display in the On My Own Time exhibition at UNT on the Square.
Ro2 Art is proud to present 5 Photographers: Ro2 Art Third Annual Photography Show – new work by Chris Bramel, Sibylle Bauer, Tuba Koymen, Alisa Levy, and Byrd Williams IV. The opening reception will take place Saturday, July 14, 2012, with the exhibition running through September 1, 2012. place at Ro2 Art’s Downtown Elm Street Gallery, located at 1408 Elm in Dallas, Texas.
We hope you had the chance to follow Mr. Holga, our walkabout photographer, during his Kennedy Assassination Tour Summer 2012. As you know, Mr. Holga is working on a photography book of the who, what and where of the Kennedy assassination. The big catch is Mr. Holga is using, of course, a Holga camera, which falls in the plastic toy camera category and uses 120 roll film. There’s no sense in doing things the easy way.
Kael Alford, adjunct assistant professor and 2012-13 visiting artist in photography in the Division of Art at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, has been named the winner of the 2012 Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography Award.
Monday, July 2, 2012, marks the beginning of Mr. Holga’s Kennedy Assassination Tour Summer 2012 for his book, Death by Holga: 11.22.63. Mr. Holga will be stopping in Chicago for Jack Ruby’s grave, Grand Rapids for President Ford’s grave, Dearbor for Kennedy’s limo, Dayton for Kennedy’s Air Force One, Waynesville for Kennedy’s limo driver and finally Tampa for Kennedy’s Secret Service Agent. All of this will be done in five days!
On June 23, 2012 Photographs Do Not Bend (PDNB) Gallery will host a solo exhibition in PDNB’s John Albok gallery for Texas photographer, Jack Ridley.
This is the last weekend to see Glenn Ligon: AMERICA at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The exhibit closes Sunday, June 3, 2012. I highly recommend catching this one before it gets away.
Join the John Cleary Gallery Saturday, June 2, from 6 – 8 p.m. for the opening of Rita Bernstein: Out of Place. The exhibition will run through Saturday, September 1, 2012. The artist will be in attendance for the opening reception.
The Old Jail Art Center in Albany, Texas, has announced three new exhibits opening on June 2, 2012. The exhibits are Two Women Look West: Photographs of King Ranch by Helen C. Kleberg and Toni Frissell, Justin Boyd: Time Has Slipped Rows, and West Texas Triangle: Catherine Lee. All exhibits will run through September 9, 2012.