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Cris Worley Fine Arts

Last Chance - June 24 through August 26, 2017

A group show featuring works by Marc Dennis, Adrian Esparza, Sherry Owens, and Robert Sagerman.

Hide & Horn on the Chisholm Trail

Sid Richardson Museum

Last Chance - January 6 through August 27, 2017

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail, the Sid Richardson Museum is presenting an exhibition of items that relate to the cattle-trail era and the greatest migration of livestock in world history.

Recombinant Abstraction

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

July 7 through August 30, 2017

A show curated by Barbara Koerble and featuring works by Mike Cunningham, Angel Fernandez, Barbara Horlander, Trish Igo, Cynthia Lewis, Jill O’Brien, Adam Palmer, Susan Sitzes, and Fred Spaulding. All of the artists in the show select and repurpose materials into new and organic compositions.

Bang Dang: Technique

Jen Mauldin Gallery

August 5 through September 1, 2017

A show of works by Bang Dang. An architect by day, Dang is a self-taught artist.


Sly Cat Gallery

June 10 through September 2, 2017

A group exhibition featuring artwork by twelve artists working in different mediums and styles brought together under a common theme, "memory." Artists include: Laura Davidson, Christine Engebretsen, David Farrell, Sara Fields, Curtis Frederick, Jamie Gardner, Sarah Graham, Kenna Boles Prior, David Ross, Hannah Tyler, Steve Vanderwolk, and Ricky Dean Wyrick.

From Dijon to Dallas

Liliana Bloch Gallery

August 22 through September 2, 2017

"From Dijon to Dallas features two artists chosen through an exchange between the Division of Art at SMU Meadows School of the Arts and École Nationale Supérieure d’Art (ENSA) of Dijon, France: Meadows alumni Juan Negroni (M.F.A. ’16) from Dallas and Benjamin Grivot from Dijon. The show will be curated by Sofia Bastidas, the 2016 Pollock Curatorial Fellow for Southern Methodist University, Meadows School of the Arts."

Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art

Dallas Museum of Art

May 28 through September 3, 2017

An exhibition surveying "how America and its people have been represented in prints made by American and non-American artists between 1710 and 2010." The show features works by Paul Revere, James McNeill Whistler, Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, George Bellows, John Marin, Jackson Pollock, Louise Nevelson, Romare Bearden, Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Chuck Close, Jenny Holzer, and Kara Walker, among others.

Bivins Gallery Group Show: Summer 2017

Bivins Gallery

July 15 through September 9, 2017

A group show featuring artists from Bivins Gallery's roster. Artists include:Troy Abbott Fletcher Benton Mr. Brainwash Carole Feuerman Linda Fleming Phil Gleason Robert Graham Dana Hart-Stone Richard Hickam Tom Holland Mildred Howard Robert Hudson Parish Kohanim Denis Mikhaylov Harry Moody Craig Nagasawa Don Nice Irene Pijoan Richard Shaw Tonio Trzebinski Lidia Vitkovskaya Brian Wall Mary Hull Webster William T. Wiley

Ben Willis: Candy Man

Fort Works Art

August 2 through September 9, 2017

A show of works by Arizona-based artist Ben Willis. The pieces in the show use patterning and bright colors to "stimulate a primal emotional response in the viewer."

Candy Castle

Fort Works Art

August 2 through September 9, 2017

A show curated by artist Ben Willis and featuring works by Derick Smith, Dan Lam, Christina West, Adam Hillman, Sean Augustine March, Sean Newport, Rachel Goodwin, Will Heron, and Kristina Drake.

Michael + Ron Heinlen

JM Gallery

August 5 through September 9, 2017

A show of works by Ron and Michael Heinlen, "father and son photographers who look for the extraordinary hidden within the seemingly ordinary."

New Texas Talent

Craighead-Green Gallery

August 5 through September 9, 2017

Craighead-Green Gallery's annual New Texas Talent exhibition. Highlights from this year's show include works by: Riley Holloway(Dallas) and Celan Bouillet (Houston), Erik Skjolsvik (Fort Worth), Jonas Criscoe (Austin), Robertus Van Der Wedge (Dallas), Meagan Robson(Dallas), MP Callender (Dallas), Sabine Senft (Boerne), and Ty Bishop (Grapevine).

Waxed: Batik from Java

Dallas Museum of Art

September 25, 2016 through September 10, 2017

"Drawn from the DMA’s collection, Waxed: Batik from Java presents a selection of Javanese batik made in the West and Central regions, where the main batik production was centered during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Batik is a wax-resist process for dye-decorating cloth. In Indonesia, batik is especially associated with the island of Java."


Art Room

August 19 through September 13, 2017

An exhibition featuring six female fiber artists who focus on materials, methodologies, and manual labor as part of the works' significances. "Through the delicate weaving, sewing, and construction of fabrics, paper, thread, and yarn, the artists re-contextualize domestic, functional forms into two and three-dimensional works of art that exhibit significant meaning and prioritize aesthetic value over utility."

Liz Housewright: Mixed Blessings

Umbrella Gallery

July 29 through September 16, 2017

A show of works by Liz Housewright. "Acting as archivist, family caretaker and artist at the same time, Housewright uses objects from her family home -- presenting, organizing and skewing them in absurd, and perhaps unnatural, ways to suggest new meaning."

Baseera Khan: iamuslima

The Moudy Gallery @ Texas Christian University

August 21 through September 21, 2017

Baseera Khan, iamuslima features a selection of prints, sculptures, textiles, archival material and other performative objects used by the artist to reflect her experiences growing up in a Muslim American family in Texas."

Bryan Florentin: ACCRETION/CHURN

Kirk Hopper Fine Art

August 19 through September 23, 2017

A show of works by Bryan Florentin. The pieces in the exhibition focus "on temporary manifestations of materials (gravel, rocks, soil, plastic sheeting, rebar, etc.) within the mostly urban landscape."

Matt Manalo

Kirk Hopper Fine Art

August 19 through September 23, 2017

A show of new works by Houston-based artist Matt Manalo. "Manalo creates work as a form of an ongoing journal of experiences from his time living in the Philippines in juxtaposition to his life in the United States."

Dallas Piranha Printmakers

Mighty Fine Arts

August 12 through September 24, 2017

A show curated by Matt Bagley of Iron Frog Press and featuring works by Courtney Googe, Brian McClure, Terri Thoman, Josh Monroe, Erica Guajardo, Mirka Hokkanen, Junanne Peck, Evita Tezeno, Una Scott, Chris Merlick, Lindsay Burris, Jack Russell, Angela Faz, Gary Uribe, Viktor Otrix, Paul "Arte Chambers" Robey, Scott Krakowski, Amber Crimmings and Matt Bagley.

a hard place

500X Gallery

August 19 through September 24, 2017

a hard place is an exhibition of international artists addressing and responding to Brutalist Architecture; a dominant post war architectural movement embodying concepts of utilitarianism and Utopian aspiration. The show is curated by Gundula Schmitz (Laura Mars Gallery) and Gary Farrelly.Artists include: Chris Dreier (DE), Christine Weber (DE), Cunningham Architects (TX), Dirk Krecker (DE), EVOL (DE), Gary Farrelly (IRE/BE), Julia Zinnbauer (DE), Laure Catugier (DE/FR), Matias Bechtold (DE), Oisin Byrne (IRE/UK), Pádraic E. Moore (IRE/BE), ScAle Architects (IT) and Tannhäuser Tor (Alekos Hofstetter (DE) & Florian Göpfert (DE).

500X Member's Exhibition

500X Gallery

August 19 through September 24, 2017

A show featuring works by 500X artist members, including: Kalee Appleton, Clint Bargers, Lynne Bowman-Cravens, Molly Dierks, Ross Faircloth, Chris Ireland, Steven Foutch, Julie Libersat, Seth Lorenz, Valerie Powell, Justin Strickland-Hoff, James Talambas, Tabatha Trolli, Tony Veronese, and Ashley Whitt.

Lost & Found

Art Center of Waco

August 17 through September 30, 2017

An exhibition by Waco-based art educators John Storm and Cash Teague. "Inspired by many sources including outsider art, children’s art, street art and the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi, Storm seeks a sense of playfulness and serendipity in the moment of creation. Teague’s work is informed by a love of people, in portraits and figures, and in his most recent work for this exhibition, a family history of woodwork and carpentry."

Micheal Young: Updrafts

Holly Johnson Gallery

June 24 through October 7, 2017

A show of new paintings by Austin-based artist Micheal Young. The abstract, geometric pieces in the exhibition use language drawn from a variety of sources, including: Mimbres pottery, tantric art, geology, seismographs, modernist and colonial architecture, stereotomy, desert landscapes, petroglyphs, Japanese pottery, Native American design languages, textiles, microphotography, bee hives and the study of pollen.

Darryl Lauster: Trace

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

March 25, 2017 through March 25, 2018

A sculptural installation by Texas artist Darryl Lauster. For this piece, Lauster utilizes fragmentary Carrara marble tablets that have been inscribed with language sourced from various monuments and manifestos.

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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