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David Bates: Paintings and Sculptures

Talley Dunn Gallery

Last Chance - August 27 through October 29, 2016

An exhibition of new works by David Bates. The paintings in the show follow the artist's "continuing interest in capturing the essence of a place, person, or subject." Many of the works in the show are of maritime subjects, including scenes inspired by the Gulf Coast and portraits of fishermen.

Scott Hilton and Bryan Wing: Project Barbatype


Last Chance - October 8 through 29, 2016

An exhibition featuring tintypes that were taken at beard competitions. Using a large-format camera and a portable darkroom, Scott Hilton and Bryan Wing create photographs that examine the history of facial hair.

—American Perspectives

The Grackle Art Gallery

Last Chance - October 22 through 29, 2016

"— American Perspectives is an exhibition that highlights the distinct viewpoints of three first-generation American visual artists, Brenda Edith Franco, Ting Huang, and Fabiola Valenzuela, as they filter their diverse cultural environments."

Dystopian Dreams

Mighty Fine Arts

Last Chance - September 17 through October 30, 2016

An exhibition of works by Dwayne Carter, Patrick Patterson-Carroll Randall Garrett, Thor Johnson, and Montoya Williams. The show features "third party musings, dreams of dystopias both personal and societal, an illusionary world of fragmentation, creation and destruction."

Ikram Eloualid & Elizabeth Hurtado: Propogate

Kirk Hopper Fine Art

October 8 through November 5, 2016

An installation by Ikram Eloualid and Elizabeth Hurtado. From the gallery: "Propagate tells a story that begins with the primordial formation of dirt particles that traveled through light, water, air, and time, to find themselves in this new composition. For the artists, compressed earth is representative of a building system whose roots are ancient and whose benefits are great but generally unrecognized, misunderstood and under-researched."

For What It's Worth: New Work by Favio Moreno

The Safe Room at Texas Theater

October 8 through November 5, 2016

A show of new work by Dallas artist Favio Moreno. From the gallery: "Masterfully crafting lines, Favio's works are monuments to technical skill and the the super flat painting movement. Saturated with dark emotion and beauty, Favio takes inspiration from his Latin and American roots as well as reactions to blind faith."

500X Expo 2016

500X Gallery

October 15 through November 6, 2016

It's here: the 500X juried Expo! This year's juror is Rachel Rogerson, the Executive Director of The MAC in Dallas, Texas.

Painted Words Speak Loud


October 8 through November 8, 2016

An exhibition "inspired by current socio-political tensions and a landscape dotted by political and consumer ads via billboards and yard signage." Featuring works by Brennen Bechtol, Rebecca Carter, Arturo Donjuan, Will Heron, Jin-Ya Huang, Mylan Nguyen, Ryan Rushing, Andrea Tosten, and Giovanni Valderas.


Goss-Michael Foundation

September 29 through November 11, 2016

A show of site-specific paintings and sculptures by Cuban-American and Brooklyn-based artist José Parlá. From the gallery:"Expanding on previous motifs and exploring new ideas in bypassing the consciousness of self-creative control, the artist embarks on a journey of playful investigation with color and space; the primitive relationship between word and image; and erasure, reflection, and introspection."

Panorama: Revisions of Landscape

Eastfield College- H100 Gallery

October 13 through November 11, 2016

Panorama is a collective look at the imaginary stories created through landscape. The show is curated by Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson and features works by Rob Clayton, Sally Deng, Esther Pearl Watson, Seonna Hong, David Jien, Mark Todd, Paige Jiyoung Moon, Kim Cadmus Owens, Sean Qualls, Souther Salazar, Brooks Salzwedel, Ana Serrano, Rachell Sumpter, Gina Triplett, and Karla Wozniak.

Julieta Aguinaco: Mañana will be Another


September 24 through November 12, 2016

An exhibition of works by Julieta Aguinaco. The show includes paintings, silkscreen prints, and video works that examine "how ways of measuring time, and not only time, can be aesthetically and symbolically reconfigured."

Paul Manes: Harem

Cris Worley Fine Arts

October 15 through November 12, 2016

An exhibition of works by artist Paul Manes. The artist on their new work: "Some of my recent paintings involve a screen or net, which implies a separation between two things. That is the lie. What reveals and what is revealed are the same thing. Without the revealer there would be no revealed."

Europe Calling

Sun to Moon Gallery

October 13 through November 12, 2016

A show of photographs by Scot Miller, Alan Ross, Alison Shaw, Jill Skupin Burkholder, Keith S. Walket and R.P. Washburne. The artists in the show are inspired by the charm of the European landscape.

Loring Taoka: Soft Edge

Galleri Urbane Dallas

October 15 through November 12, 2016

A show of works by Arkansas-based artist Loring Taoka. Taoka's sculptures play with the viewer's ideas of perception and encourage close looking.

Regina José Galindo: Marabunta

Liliana Bloch Gallery

October 15 through November 12, 2016

A show of works by Guatemala City-based artist Regina José Galindo. "Her work explores the universal ethical implications of social injustice, discrimination related to race, gender and other abuses involved in the unequal power relations that operate in our current society."

René Treviño: Codex

Erin Cluley Gallery

October 15 through November 12, 2016

A show of works by René Treviño. The pieces in the exhibition use symbols from ancient Mexico and Aztec calendars to address the artist's "personal quest for heroism, bravery and a need to define a place in the world."

Tim Best: Polished

Liliana Bloch Gallery

October 15 through November 12, 2016

From the gallery: "Tim Best’s work is based on what he calls Gender Logic: a hierarchy of biological and social characteristics of appearance that constitute gender in our society. He rearranges these visual characteristics to defy social expectations of gender appearance of the body."

Not Like the Other

Performance Art Houston's Instagram

October 10 through November 20, 2016

An online, Instagram performance art exhibition presented by Performance Art Houston. The show is curated by Brandon Zech and features works by Lauren Moya Ford, Iva Kinnaird, Pierre Krause, Evan L. McCarley, Megan Solis, and Eric Thayer. To see the show, go here.


Gray Matters Gallery

October 15 through November 23, 2016

An exhibition featuring art by Josephine Durkin, Stacy Fisher, and Jay Henderson. The three artists in the show explore the notion of materials as found objects and challenge ideas of individual authorship and cultural ownership.

Jay Shinn: Air Space

Barry Whistler Gallery

October 21 through November 26, 2016

A show of works by artist Jay Shinn. The exhibition features recently completed neon works, paintings, and a site-specific wall installation that challenges "the optical powers of light and line."

Heyd Fontenot: Kult Klassic

Conduit Gallery

October 21 through November 26, 2016

A show of works by Dallas artist Heyd Fontenot. Along with his figurative drawings, this exhibition will feature an installation and new film by Fontenot that explores themes of gangs, consumerism, and domesticity.

Jim Malone: Scene/Not Scene

Artspace 111

October 20 through November 26, 2016

An exhibition of new paintings and objects by Jim Malone. In this show, Malone attempts to "create a new perspective on the collective relationship with nature and memory."

Abhidnya Ghuge: Flight of the Canyon

Crow Collection of Asian Art

July 16 through November 27, 2016

A site-specific installation by artist Abhidnya Ghuge. The installation is made from paper plates that have been woodblock-printed with images inspired by organic patterns found in nature.

Emily Speed: Body Builders

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts

October 21 through December 3, 2016

An exhibition featuring a sculptural installation and film created during Emily Speed's residency with Art Galleries at TCU. The works "continues her exploration of the relationship between people and architecture—how people are shaped by the buildings they occupy and how a person inhabits their own psychological space.

Heroes in the Making: The Art of Comic Production

Greater Denton Arts Council - Center for the Visual Arts

September 16 through December 10, 2016

An exhibition organized by the Greater Denton Arts Council in partnership with guest curator Josh Rose and featuring original illustrations, published works, scripts, and sketches that explore the history and future of comic production. The show includes works by Jack Kirby, Curt Swan, Keith Giffen, Stan Lee, and Richard Sala, as well as the characters of Wonder Woman, Superman, and Silver Surfer.


deadWEST Gallery and Studio

October 22 through December 10, 2016

A group exhibition featuring works by Stephen Battle, Danville Chadbourne, Janet Chaffee and Benito Huerta, Christian De Leon, Trey Egan, Angel Fernandez, John Hartley, Omar Hernandez, Trish Igo and Jill O’Brien, Carol Ivey, John Matson, Jason Reynaga, Winter Rusiloski, Fred Spaulding, Evan Summer, Elaine Taylor, Giovanni Valderas, Ron Watson, and Tiffany Wolf Smith.

Freefall Festival

Various Venues

September 8 through December 17, 2016

A festival organized and curated by Dwayne Carter and Randall Garrett. This year's festival is "a group endeavor, with an updated theme designed to coincide with the 2016 Election, pitting ideas of Utopia and Paradise against one another in several exhibitions. Local artists explore the questions: “What is Paradise?” and “What is Utopia?” These questions are answered using a variety of media and styles with differing and sometimes even clashing conclusions, the body politic torn between personal and social desires—are there any winners? Are there losers?" For more info go here.Check out our event listings to see the festival's participating art exhibitions at Mighty Fine Arts, Ro2, CentralTrak, and El Centro College.


Site 131

September 24 through December 18, 2016

An exhibition curated by Joan Davidow and featuring works by Robert Larson, Longhui Zhang, and Benjamin Terry. All three artists in the show use discarded substances to make their art.

Out of Body

Level Gallery (Formerly WAAS Gallery)

October 13 through December 31, 2016

From the gallery: "The exhibition will consist of sculptural statements, installation, illustration, photographs, and a live performance by special guest Dana Harper, a finalist from NBC’s The Voice and dancer Herman Houston."

Kathryn Andrews: Run for President

Nasher Sculpture Center

September 10, 2016 through January 8, 2017

An exhibition of Los Angeles-based artist Kathryn Andrews. For this show, Andrews creates a loose narrative around the elements of a presidential campaign. Additionally, Andrews ties in pop culture references to mock the seriousness of the Executive Office.

COUNTY FAIR & Sean Starwars

Webb Gallery

September 11, 2016 through January 8, 2017

County Fair is an exhibition of "vintage banners by Snap Wyatt and beautiful freak paintings by Molly McGuire."The upstairs gallery will host an exhibition of block prints by Sean Starwars.

KAWS: Where the End Starts

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

October 20, 2016 through January 22, 2017

A show of works by Brooklyn artist KAWS. The exhibition includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, toys, and street art interventions that span KAWS' career. The exhibition is organized by Andrea Karnes in collaboration with the artist.

Modern Spanish Art from the Asociación Colección Arte Contemporáneo

Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University

October 9, 2016 through January 29, 2017

An exhibition of more than 90 works created between 1915 and 1957 by Spanish artists. The show draws primarily from the Asociación Colección Arte Contemporáneo and includes works by Eduardo Chillida, Óscar Domínguez, Pablo Gargallo, Julio González, Antoni Tàpies, Joaquín Torres-García, Josep de Togores, and Jorge Oteiza, among others.

Monet: The Early Years

Kimbell Art Museum

October 16, 2016 through January 29, 2017

An exhibition featuring more than 50 paintings by Impressionist Claude Monet. The show explores Monet's early years, from his time in Normandy in 1858 to 1872 when he settled in Argenteuil.

Nicolas Party: Pathway

Dallas Museum of Art

August 19, 2016 through February 5, 2017

A mural by Swiss artist Nicolas Party. "For three weeks, Party worked on-site to transform the corridor into an immersive, vibrantly colored landscape mural that was largely inspired by its location within the Museum. Instead of functioning like a gallery, the mural emphasizes the fact that it is a walkway, and transforms the space into an indoor path."

Sam Francis: Prints

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

August 3, 2016 through February 5, 2017

An exhibition of lithographs by printmaker Sam Francis (1923–1994). In his work, Francis was inspired by his travels in France, Indonesia, Japan, and Thailand, and by Abstract Expressionism, literature, science, Eastern philosophy, and religion.

Dan Phillips: Blackest Cloud

Old Jail Art Center

September 17, 2016 through February 11, 2017

An exhibition of works by artist Dan Phillips. Trained as a cabinet and furniture maker, Phillips creates custom furniture pieces out of a studio in Dallas. Additionally, he makes collages, drawings, and paintings composed of calligraphic lines and soft color washes.

Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles

Crow Collection of Asian Art

September 17, 2016 through February 12, 2017

An exhibition of more than 100 works from the Museo Franz Mayer in Mexico City, contemporary ceramics from Talavera de la Reyna in Puebla and a selection of historic Chinese ceramics from the Crow Collection of Asian Art’s permanent collection. This show is presented in collaboration with the Museo Internacional del Barroco, Puebla, and the State Council for Culture and the Arts of Puebla, Mexico.

American Photographs, 1845 to Now

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

August 20, 2016 through February 12, 2017

An exhibition of more than 70 photographs drawn from the Amon Carter’s permanent collection. The show covers 170 years of photography across America and highlights the important role photography has played in American history.

Spanish Texas: Legend & Legacy

Grace Museum

September 24, 2016 through March 11, 2017

An exhibition tracing the Spanish exploration and colonization of Texas through maps, art, and artifacts. The exhibitions is co-curated by Judy Tedford Deaton, Chief Curator and Director of Exhibitions and Collections at The Grace Museum and Michael Grauer, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs/Curator of Art and Western Heritage at The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.


Nasher Sculpture Center

September 11, 2016 through May 21, 2017

A monthly program of experimental film screenings. The program is organized by Frank Dufour, Professor in the recently created school of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) at the University of Texas at Dallas, and Emmanuel Lefrant, director of Light Cone, a French organization dedicated to the diffusion and conservation of experimental cinema. For more info, and to register for the screenings, go here.

Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 34

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

August 16, 2016 through September 2, 2018

An installation by Dallas-based artist Gabriel Dawe commissioned for the Amon Carter Museum of American Art's atrium. For the installation, Dawe used more than 60 miles of colored thread to create a work "highlighting the architecture of the museum’s renowned Philip Johnson-designed building."

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