While I'm waiting for the layers of the small studies to dry, I'm prepping the smallest of the two panels I'll be working on. I can start layering the gesso on these before the small study is complete. Being patient and waiting for lots of thin layers to dry reminds me of why I started making drawings instead.
Starting some small scale tests
First layer of gesso on a small scale test. I'm making a couple of paintings on wood panels that I need to know exactly how my materials are going to behave.
Used to be, Dallas Contemporary focused on just Texas artists. But then, used to be, Dallas Contemporary lived in a much different venue. Now housed in a larger, much more raw space--repurposed industrial quarters, actually, and one of the few like spaces in the US--the Contemporary has expanded its focus to, well...the title of the current exhibition should tell you: Here. There. & BeyondRead More
I forgot to show this off after the opening. It's the tri-fold brochure for the exhibition with an essay by Joan Davidow....in small intimate, notebook-sized work...Read More
Tomorrow nightSeptember 29th at 7pm Joan Davidow, curator of Here. There. & Beyond. will be talking at Dallas Contemporary about the show and here curatorial style.
From Dallas Contemporary:
Wednesday, September 29 · 7:00pm - 7:30pm Location Dallas Contemporary 161 Glass Street Dallas, TX Created By Dallas Contemporary More Info Join us for the final event of Legends Fortnight - Wednesday, September 29 at 7 pm. Listen to Joan Davidow, curator of current exhibition Here. There. & Beyond., share thoughts about the works in the show and her approach to curating.
The design and finished product for the Here. There. & Beyond. exhibition t-shirt for Dallas ContemporaryRead More
Opening has come and gone, thanks everyone for coming out. Come out and see it between now and October 31 if you didn't get to come out tonight. [gallery link="file" orderby="rand"]
Some more snapshots of last night, the preview event for members. I think turnout was a little lite because there were over 400 people at the Legends event honoring Joan. Tonight is the opening, 7-10 at 161 Glass Street at Riverfront Dallas, Texas 75207. If you're out in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area come out and join us![gallery link="file" orderby="rand"]
Just a few snapshots from last night's Legends event at Dallas Contemporary, honoring Joan Davidow, Director Emeritus. We love you Joan! [gallery link="file"]
Here's a preview of the show...[gallery link="file"]
Just received the electronic version of the Here. There. & Beyond. invitation
Found this press release for Here. There & Beyond. while searching Google's blog search, they used one of my drawings Art News DFW - ArtGroupsDFW News Blog » Dallas Contemporary Legends Awards & Opening Sept. 16.