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Thursday,  11.30.17

Friday,  12.1.17

Saturday,  12.2.17

Opening

Stanley Light: Great Minds and Psychic Weirdos

Saturday,  12.2.17   |   6–8 pm
This exhibition is a floor-to-ceiling salon style installation of selected pieces from collector Stanley Light’s decades as a collector of fine art and unique curiosities. "Innovative and rarely before seen works by renowned contemporary artists such as Louise Bourgeois and Bruce Weber will be presented alongside vintage needlepoint creations, paint by number masterpieces and a Beverly Johnson mannequin bust for an exhibition that testifies to the unequivocal excitement of connecting with a piece of art, no matter the appraised value."
Dallas   |  Erin Cluley Gallery

Thursday,  12.7.17

Reception

Erika Huddleston: Waco Creek: Static/Dynamic Urban Wilderness

Thursday,  12.7.17   |   5:30–7:30 pm
A show of paintings by Dallas and Austin-based artist Erika Huddleston. For this show, the artist spent time painting en plein air in Waco, depicting the city's waterways and natural features.This exhibition is co-presented by the Mayborn Museum and the Art Center of Waco.
Waco  |  Mayborn Museum

Friday,  12.8.17

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Thursday,  3.1.18

Thursday,  5.3.18

John Henry: Structural Integrity

November 18 through 23, 2017
A show of works by American sculptor John Henry. "This exhibition will feature some of the artist's most pivotal career works, latest studio creations, wall pieces, maquettes, signature bench series, as well as photographs of his towering public sculptures that live permanently all over the world."

Lorraine Tady: Sparklines

October 21 through November 25, 2017
A show of paintings, drawings, and prints by artist Lorraine Tady. The series of works in the show "focuses on intuitive architectural spaces, digital explorations and continued arrays of interconnected parts."

Small: A group exhibition of small scale works

October 21 through November 25, 2017
A group show featuring small works by various artists. Artists in the show include:OLIVER CLEGG CHIVAS CLEM DENNIS CONGDON DANIEL DRIENSKY JOSEPHINE DURKIN JAKE ELLIOTT HIDENORI ISHII MARILYN JOLLY PIERRE KRAUSE RACHEL LIVEDALEN SARAH ANNE LOBB ANNA MEMBRINO ANGELBERT METOYER FRANCISCO MORENO NIC NICOSIA JM RIZZI CARL SUDDATH KEVIN TODORA RENÉ TREVIÑO WHERON ROB WILSON BRUCE WEBER ZEKE WILLIAMS and others.
Dallas  |  Erin Cluley Gallery

Catherine Howe: Luminous Opera

October 21 through November 25, 2017
A show of paintings by Catherine Howe. The pieces in the exhibition "stage an action-painted nature morte with an animated cast of flora and fauna."
Dallas |  Conduit Gallery

Christopher Gee: Elsewhere

October 21 through November 25, 2017
A show of paintings by London-based artist Christopher Gee. The works in the exhibition "interrupt one’s sense of time and place."
Dallas |  Conduit Gallery

Misty Keasler: Haunt

September 23 through November 26, 2017
A show of photographs by Misty Keasler. The exhibition features Keasler's series Haunt, which documents the exteriors, interiors, and characters of haunted houses across America.

Ryan Blackwell & Travis LaMothe: No Business

November 4 through 26, 2017
A show featuring works by Ryan Blackwell and Travis LaMothe. "In this exhibition, Blackwell utilizes an artifact-like handling of a dot-matrix printer to locate its role as somewhere between relic and pure tool. LaMothe mixes architectural and decorative elements in a nod to the reverence of retail styling."
Dallas |  Beefhaus

Builders

October 14 through November 30, 2017
A show curated by Benjamin Terry and featuring works by Katie Bell, Matt Kleberg, Keith Allyn Spencer, Marilyn Jolly, Alex Ebstein and Brad Tucker. Each artist in the exhibition "acknowledges tropes of abstractionists throughout history, while forging their own visual language within the contemporary dialogue of painting."

Brandon Gonzalez: Body Textures

October 20 through November 30, 2017
"Brandon Gonzalez is an interdisciplinary artist that works between the fields of visual arts, choreography and performance. His investigations of the body as a resource for creative practice led him to develop works across a variety of artistic mediums. His work is concerned with how political realities are intensely inscribed into our bodily gestures, actions and perceptions."

Cisco Merel: Post-Processing

October 21 through December 2, 2017
"Cisco Merel is a Panamanian artist who explores the vocabulary of forms inspired by typographies and geometry through precision and systematic color. Merel uses these forms to compose images and spaces in multiple media such as painting, sculpture, installation, public spaces, and digital space."

Danville Chadbourne: Recent Works

October 26 through December 2, 2017
A show of recent works by artist Danville Chadbourne. "Chadbourne’s organic totems and wall sculptures, formed from earthen materials, emulate organisms found and unfound in our natural world. The artist's prolific career has yielded an expansive body of work that faithfully uses simple design to express a complex exploration of origin and consciousness."
Fort Worth |  Artspace 111

Wide Open

November 3 through December 2, 2017
An exhibition of works that focus on global trade. The show will also feature historical documents entailing plans of the unrealized Port of Dallas. The exhibition is co-curated by Pollock Gallery curator Sofia Bastidas and New York-based urbanist Guillermo León Gómez and includes works by Marcos Agudelo, Ursula Biemann, More&More Unlimited (an Illogistics Company™ - with Marina Zurkow, Sarah Rothberg and Surya Mattu), Rebecca Moss, Armin Mühsam, Liam Young and Tamir Zadok.

Joshua Goode: Pegasus Armor

November 4 through December 2, 2017
A show of new works by Dallas artist Joshua Goode. The pieces in the show play with ideas of history by fabricating historical artifacts and their background stories.
Dallas |  Ro2 Art

New Human Agenda

October 28 through December 2, 2017
A group exhibition organized by Cloud Burst Advisory and Eli Ping. The show features works by:Anna-Sophie Berger Whitney Claflin Ben Morgan Cleveland Lauren Burns Cody Jake Cruzen Alex Mackin Dolan Elizabeth Englander Olivia Erlanger Phillip John Velasco Gabriel Joseph Geagan Oto Gillen Elliot Glass Covey Gong Doris Guo Andrei Kochmieder Isabel Legate Matthew Linde Jared Madere Eli Ping Megan Plunkett John Sandroni Jasper Spicero Candice Williams George Egerton-Warburton
Dallas |  AND NOW

Nat Olmo: seawiid

November 11 through December 3, 2017
seawiid is "an installation by Nat Olmo using remnants of sludgy trash water environments to explore accumulation as adornment and attempt to discover connections between artificiality and a traditional sense of ‘real’ or ‘natural’."
Dallas |  500X Gallery

Valerie Powell: On Water

November 11 through December 3, 2017
Valerie Powell’s solo exhibition On Water features new drawings, sculptures, and a site specific wall installation that are informed by the rising water of hurricane Harvey on the Houston area.
Dallas |  500X Gallery

Tabatha Trolli: Pass Trough Me

November 11 through December 3, 2017
"Tabatha Trolli’s solo exhibition, Pass Through Me, invites the viewer to inhabit a tunnel-like space as one might if shrunken and placed inside of a whale…a tomb…an underwater cave."
Dallas |  500X Gallery

Marilyn Waligore: Waste & Want

November 3 through December 8, 2017
A show of works by Marilyn Waligore. "The artist collects discarded aluminum waste to create sculptural forms, which ultimately exist only in a photographic record. Waligore’s images of these constructions urge the viewer to reflect on the consumption of material goods, and their ultimate resting place in our environment."

Angela Kallus: Waterloo

October 28 through December 9, 2017
A show of works by Fort Worth artist Angela Kallus. The pieces in the show "depict collectible, pocket-sized publications that were mass produced between 1919 and 1978 by the Haldeman-Julius Publishing Company of Girard, Kansas on topics ranging from philosophy and literature to sex education and practical matters."
Dallas |  The Reading Room

Nature/Culture

July 15 through December 10, 2017
An exhibition exploring the problematic use of the word "nature" when it is applied to snapshots, portraits, and Native American cultures.

Shamsy Roomiani: Hydroplantics

November 10 through December 10, 2017
A show of works by North Texas artist Shamsy Roomiani. The show explore the concept of hydroponics, in which, plants are grown in water without soil. The artist on their work: "my work aims to capture the alluring and intricate relationship between plants, water, and minerals through sculpture, photography, and installations."

Collective Practice: Community Building Through Zines

September 20 through December 15, 2017
Collective Practice: Community Building Through Zines features works by Puro Chingón Collective, with members James Huizar, Claudia Zapata and Claudia Aparicio-Gamundi. The works on display include prints, short films, and zines largely from the Collective’s own publication, ChingoZine. The exhibition’s inclusion of the Collective’s zines and visual art helps illustrate how the use of text and images act as a means to support, represent, and empower diverse groups.

A Present Abstract

November 18 through December 16, 2017
A Present Abstract is an exhibition of painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography by Niall McClelland, Jade Rude, Jon Sasaki, Derek Sullivan, and Jim Verburg.
Fort Worth |  CYDONIA

Esther Pearl Watson: Blackhole Backfire

September 17 through December 17, 2017
A show of works by DFW-born artist Esther Pearl Watson. The artist's work reflects her upbringing—her father was "obsessed with the idea that he could build a working flying saucer and sell it to NASA or Ross Perot."
Waxahachie |  Webb Gallery

Invisible Cities: Moving Images for Asia: Chim Pom: Non-Burnable

September 29 through December 17, 2017
"A collaboration between Dallas Contemporary, the Crow Collection of Asian Art, and the Moving Image Archive for Contemporary Art: MIACA (Hong Kong), Invisible Cities is an exhibition and screening series that showcases more than twenty contemporary video works by renowned and emerging artists from China, Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam.At Dallas Contemporary, Japanese collective Chim↑Pom playfully tackles challenging experiences of everyday life and explores issues left unanswered in the former disaster zones of Hiroshima and Fukushima. Chim↑Pom is an artist collective of six formed in Tokyo, Japan in 2005. Members include Ryuta Ushiro, Yasutaka Hayashi, Ellie, Masataka Okada, Motomu Inaoka, and Toshinori Mizuno."
Dallas |  Dallas Contemporary

McDermott & McGough: I’ve Seen the Future and I’m Not Going

September 29 through December 17, 2017
A show featuring works by David McDermott and Peter McGough. "Seduced by the past, the couple experiments with time by living in a ‘time bubble’ evocative of the Edwardian period. The duo explores the historical present, homoeroticism and sexuality in their exhibition I’ve Seen the Future and I’m Not Going by pushing aside the present for the past, reviving unexpected dramas, and transcending historical traumas."
Dallas |  Dallas Contemporary

Kiki Smith: Mortal

September 29 through December 17, 2017
"Kiki Smith’s Mortal addresses universal aspects of the human condition. Titled after a series of woodcut prints that depict the final stages of her mother’s life, Mortal couples Smith’s own mortality, spirituality, and her unexpected sources of inspiration."
Dallas |  Dallas Contemporary

Beyond Form

November 14 through December 20, 2017
Beyond Form is an exhibition curated by Du Chau and featuring 18 artists who create performances and installations. Artists include: Abigail Castillo-Hernandez, Meredith Cawley, Steven Foutch, Laura Garcia-Penn, Chunyu Han, M. Kate Helmes, Kathleen Janvier, David Kirkland, Natalie Macellaio, Nan Martin, David Namaksy, Hector Ramirez, Soheyla Rashidyan, Kathy Robinson-Hays, Marina Shterenberg, Alison Starr, Gregory Troik and Fabiola Valenzuela.
Dallas |  The Center

Intimate Interrogation

November 11 through December 23, 2017
Intimate Interrogation is a group exhibition featuring works by Alejandro Diaz-Ayala, Carlos Donjuan, and Miguel Donjuan. The artists in the show "are well known for exploring themes of portraiture by incorporating visceral mark making, playfulness imagery and subversiveness."

Sang-Mi Yoo: Dazzle Dazzle

November 3 through December 29, 2017
Dazzle Dazzle is a solo exhibition of works by artist and Texas Tech University associate professor Sang-Mi Yoo. The lithographs and hand-cut pigment prints in the show explore ideas of personal and collective memory, colonial botany, and the dazzle camouflage patterns used on war ships during World War I.

The Political Seducer's Diary

November 4 through December 29, 2017
An Instagram-based exhibition organized by Performance Art Houston. The show is curated by Jeanette Joy Harris and features week-long performance by:VINCENT CAMPOS (FR) 4 – 10 NOV BROOKE LEIGH (AU) 11 – 17 NOV STEVEN MARTZ (UK) 18 – 24 NOV JEANETTE JOY HARRIS (US) 25 NOV – 1 DEC RYDER RICHARDS (US) 2 – 8 DEC DANIEL CABALLERO (US) 9 – 15 DEC KATYA PETETSKAYA (AU) 16 – 22 DEC YOSHIE SAKAI (US) 23 – 29 DEC

DUETS 2.0

November 1 through December 30, 2017
"DUETS 2.0 is a mixed-media juxtaposition that features artists from across the country paired with North Texas artists including Janna Tidwell, Yvonne Domenge, Jay Wilkinson, Johan Barrios, Arthur Brouthers, Ben Willis, Leah Yerpe, Marshall Harris, Jeremy Joel, Steve Kim, Dan Lam, and Andres Anza."
Fort Worth |  Fort Works Art

New Pop

November 1 through December 30, 2017
An exhibition organized by the curatorial team Tax Collection and featuring works by Saint Hoax, Tony Futura, Chloe Bennett, Sara Zaher, Felipe Posada, Andre Veloux, and SantLov. The pieces in the show address sociopolitical issues through playful imagery and vibrant colors.
Fort Worth |  Fort Works Art

Flora

November 18 through December 30, 2017
Flora is a group exhibition featuring artists who utilize photography as a means of observing and connecting with nature.

John Herrin

November 18 through December 30, 2017
A show of photographs by Houston artist John Herrin. The pieces in the show were inspired by Herrin's experience during Hurricane Harvey.

Thom Jackson: On the Road / Gary Schafter: Time Pieces / Marla Zeigler: Nexus

November 18 through December 30, 2017
Time Pieces is an exhibition of works by San Antonio-based artist Gary Schafter. The pieces "investigate the cognitive fissures created by representation and time."In Nexus, artist Marla Zeigler creates ceramic works that "are a series of communications between groups of crafted objects."In On the Road, photographer Thom Jackson explores themes of nostalgia and the capturing of a moment.

Stallman / Mars: Iconic Patterns

November 18 through December 30, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by the collaborative duo Stallman and pieces by artist Robert Mars. The artists in the show create works that "incorporate energetic forms, patterns, and colors."

Isabelle du Toit: Truce

November 18 through December 30, 2017
An exhibition of oil paintings by artist Isabelle du Toit. The pieces in the show depict various animals and create juxtaposition between ideas of predator and prey.

Human After All

November 11 through December 30, 2017
"Human After All presents work by artists who mostly create in the abstract (or abstraction plays a significant role in), but the impetus for the abstraction is not solely rooted in formal concerns, but rather an emotional quality that is conveyed through their work." The show includes works by Travis LaMothe, Favio Moreno, Brent Ozaeta, Arthur Peña and Raychael Stine.
Dallas |  The Public Trust

Rachel Hellmann: Doubling the Cube

November 18 through December 30, 2017
A show of works by Indiana-based artist Rachel Hellmann. The sculptures and works on paper in the exhibition play with ideas of color and the projection of an object into physical space.

Gift Edit

November 18 through December 30, 2017
Gift Edit is Galleri Urbane's annual holiday show of small, more affordable works. The show includes pieces by the gallery's artists.

Casanova: The Seduction of Europe

August 27 through December 31, 2017
"Casanova: The Seduction of Europe explores life in the eighteenth century through the eyes of one of its most colorful characters, Giacomo Casanova (1725–1798). Renowned in modern times for his amorous pursuits, Casanova lived not only in Italy, but in France and England, and his travels took him to the Ottoman Empire and to meet Catherine the Great in Saint Petersburg. Gathering together paintings, sculpture, works on paper, furnishings, porcelains, silver, and period costume, Casanova will bring this world to life."
Fort Worth |  Kimbell Art Museum

Greg Piazza: Subjective Juncture

October 12 through December 31, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by Greg Piazza. "Piazza describes his work as a minimalistic interpretation of relationships, what one can see and what isn’t conceivable and how forms can change in relation to one another as time progresses."
Dallas |  Gallery 7NINE

Alicia Henry: Witness

November 18, 2017 through January 2, 2018
A show of works by Nashville, Tennessee-based artist Alicia Henry. The pieces in the exhibition explore how gender, race, cultural and societal differences affect individual and group responses to traumatic events.

Mary Vernon: Painting is Drawing

September 15, 2017 through January 6, 2018
A show of recent sill life and landscape paintings by artist Mary Vernon. Vernon worked for fifty years as a professor of art and art history at Southern Methodist University, Meadows School of the Arts.
Abilene |  Grace Museum

La Frontera of Education: DCCCD Art Exhibition

November 10, 2017 through January 6, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by art professors from the Dallas County Community College District’s campuses. Artists include: Mary Becker, James Behan Du Chau, Chong Chu, David Connolly, Lisa Ehrich, Chaitra Garrick, Linda Gossett, Jill Foltz, Kathleen Janvier, Adam Knoche, Natalie Macellaio, Vargha Manshadi, Juliette McCullough, Cristina Medina, Eliana Miranda, Susan Mollet, David Newman, Shawn Saumell, Kristina Smith, Susan Sponsler-Carstarphen, Erin Stafford, Deborah Stenberg, Don Taylor, Amin Tejani, Wendi Ruth Valladares, Murielle White, and Marla Ziegler.

Hidden Nature: Sopheap Pich

June 24, 2017 through January 7, 2018
An exhibition by Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich. The show will feature Pich's large-scale sculpture, Rang Phnom Flower, which was created using strands of rattan and bamboo.

Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony

September 16, 2017 through January 7, 2018
Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony "centers on an immersive environment representing Sachs’ distinctive reworking of chanoyu, or traditional Japanese tea ceremony—including the myriad elements essential to that intensely ritualistic universe." For the show, Sachs also made objects relating to tea culture, including bowls and ladles, scroll paintings and vases, a motorized tea whisk, a shot clock, and an electronic brazier.

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

October 7, 2017 through January 7, 2018
"Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. These aesthetically rich and culturally important works play an influential role in the history of American art." The exhibition features portraits, landscapes, still lifes and genre scenes by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, George Bellows and Marsden Hartley, among others.

Lindsey Larsen: From Here to Whenever

November 18, 2017 through January 12, 2018
"From Here to Whenever is a solo exhibition of new work by Lindsey Larsen. It explores language, communication, and expression through a fervent monologue addressed to no one in particular. It says everything and nothing all at once."
Dallas |  Umbrella Gallery

Erika Huddleston: Waco Creek: Static/Dynamic Urban Wilderness

November 18, 2017 through January 21, 2018
A show of paintings by Dallas and Austin-based artist Erika Huddleston. For this show, the artist spent time painting en plein air in Waco, depicting the city's waterways and natural features.This exhibition is co-presented by the Mayborn Museum and the Art Center of Waco.
Waco |  Mayborn Museum

Truth: 24 frames per second

October 22, 2017 through January 28, 2018
"Truth: 24 frames per second brings together 24 pioneers of film and video and over six decades of work focused on pressing contemporary themes, such as race relations, political unrest, sexual identity, and the media, to explore the nature of truth and reality in contemporary life. Artists and filmmakers featured in Truth include Ant Farm, Dara Birnbaum, Mark Bradford, James Coleman, Phil Collins, Bruce Conner, Willie Doherty, Omer Fast, Morgan Fisher, Coco Fusco, Tatiana Gaviola, John Gerrard, Arthur Jafa, Zoe Leonard & Catherine Gund, Steve McQueen, Shirin Neshat, Pratibha Parmar, Ben Rivers, Rachel Rose, Anri Sala, Chick Strand, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, Anne Tallentire, and Rosemarie Trockel."

Margo Sawyer: Reflect

November 18, 2017 through February 3, 2018
Reflect 2017 is a new floor installation by Austin-based artist Margo Sawyer. The piece explores concepts of color, light, physicality and materials.

Paper into Sculpture

October 14, 2017 through February 4, 2018
"The artists in Paper into Sculpture, including Marco Maggi, Joshua Neustein, Nancy Rubins, and others, play on tensions between commonly held understandings of sculpture and what paper can and cannot do, pushed to physical limits. Treating paper as a material with a palpable three-dimensional presence rather than as a mere support for mark-making, they use processes ranging from tearing, crumpling, and cutting to scattering, binding and adhering to create sculptural works that take a variety of forms, with a varied range of expressive and conceptual implications."

Caught on Paper

September 23, 2017 through February 11, 2018
A show of works on paper that explore outdoor subjects. The exhibition features watercolors and prints by more than thirty artists, including Winslow Homer, Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, and Eliot Porter.

Darryl Lauster: Trace

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

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."

Frederic Remington: Altered States

August 31, 2017 through September 9, 2018
An exhibition of works by Frederic Remington. The show focuses on three of Remington's paintings that were altered after their completion. The exhibition runs concurrently with the museum’s ongoing exhibition “Legacy,” depicting the clash of cultures of the 19th century American West.
Ft. Worth |  Sid Richardson Museum

Legacy

September 9, 2017 through September 9, 2018
An exhibition featuring artworks from the museum's collection that depict the American West. The show includes paintings by Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell and their contemporaries, along with four bronze sculptures.
Ft. Worth |  Sid Richardson Museum

Sculpting Nature: Jade from the Collection

March 11, 2017 through December 31, 2021
An exhibition highlighting jade objects from the museum's collection. The pieces in the show reflect multiple aspects of Chinese culture—from archaic ritual, through the world of the scholars, to the refinements of courtly life.
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