Top Five: August 17, 2017

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Friday,  8.18.17

Closing

Chaos!

Friday,  8.18.17   |   7–10 pm
Chaos!, Ro2's annual group show of small-scale works, is back! This year's artists include:Alchemystery, Karla Areli, Matt Bagley, Sibylle Bauer, Moni Bell, Allison Belliveau-Proulx, Michael Benson, Jim Bowman, Lynné Bowman Cravens, Gillian Bradshaw-Smith, Chris Bramel, Mick Burson, Mark Burt, Angel Cabrales, Aimee Cardoso, Dwayne Carter, Chuck & George, Charles Clary, Jason Cohen, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Camilla Cowan, Ken Craft, Lauren Cross, Bernardo Diaz, Chance Dunlap, Doug Dunlop, Erika Duque, Diane Durant, Cuyler Etheredge, Gary Farrelly, Nancy Ferro, Cheryl Finfrock, Rachel Fischer, Steven Foutch, Adam Benjamin Fung, Devyn Gaudet, Adam W. George, Lily Hanson, Danielle Georgiou, Joshua Goode, Lisa Graziotto, TJ Griffin, Terry Hays, Barbara Horlander, Kelly Ingleright-Telgenhoff, Kathleen Janvier, Thor Johnson, Bella Jones, Brian Keith Jones, Jennifer Jones, Susan Kaiser, Mary Jo Karmnia, Sonali Khatti, Bumin Kim, Adam Knoche, Tuba Öztekin Köymen, Kelly Kroener, Anita Kunz, Shua Kwon, Doug Land, Josh Land, Dee Lara, Julia Ledyard, Peggy Lee, Yuni Lee, Bonny Leibowitz, Casey Leone, Melanie Wade Leslie, Julie Libersat, Dannie Liebergot, Peter Ligon, Xiao Liu, Seth Lorenz, Emily Loving, Max Manning, Andrew Manocheo, Lucas Marell, Kai Peter Martin, Scogin Mayo, Cyn McCurry, Phillip McEachern, Julia McLain, Tina Medina, Vicki Meek, Teresa Megahan, Cathey Miller, Eliana Miranda, Cynthia Ann Miró, Rachel Muldez, Robin Myrick, Tamar Navama, Jeane Neal, Sharon Neel-Bagley, Madelyn Sneed-Grays, Adam Neese, Adam Palmer, Jeff Parrott, Alexander Paulus, DJ Perera, Alvaro Perez, Cassie Phan, Julon Pinkston, Teresa Rafidi, Robin Ragin, Fari Rahimi, Chris Rahmeh, Alexander Kai Revier, Jason Reynaga, Kathy Robinson-Hays, Patricia Rodriguez, Patty Rooney, Danny Rose, Julie Ross, Mark Ross, Kiran Sattar, Bruce Schiefelbein, Brian Scott, Jessica Simorte, Brad Ford Smith, Austin Sparks, Erica Stephens, Clay Stinnett, Kate Stipp, Carroll Swenson-Roberts, John Alexander Taylor, Benjamin Terry, Terri Thoman, Narong Tintamusik, Julia L. Trinh, Fabiola Valenzuela, Bernardo Vallarino-Portela, Britain Nicole Venner, Marilyn Waligore, Peggy Wauters, Joachim West, Scott Winterrowd, James Zamora . . . and more!
Dallas  |  Ro2 Art

Saturday,  8.19.17

Opening

Bryan Florentin: ACCRETION/CHURN

Saturday,  8.19.17   |   6–8 pm
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."
Dallas  |  Kirk Hopper Fine Art
Opening

Matt Manalo

Saturday,  8.19.17   |   6–8 pm
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  |  Kirk Hopper Fine Art
Opening

SEVEN: FIBERS

Saturday,  8.19.17   |   6–9 pm
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."
Fort Worth  |  Art Room
Opening

500X Member's Exhibition

Saturday,  8.19.17   |   7–10 pm
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.
Dallas  |  500X Gallery
Opening

a hard place

Saturday,  8.19.17   |   7–10 pm
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).
Dallas  |  500X Gallery

Thursday,  8.24.17

Saturday,  8.26.17

Opening

From Dijon to Dallas

Saturday,  8.26.17   |   6–9 pm
"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."
Dallas  |  Liliana Bloch Gallery
Opening

This Is Now

Saturday,  8.26.17   |   6–8 pm
A show celebrating Talley Dunn Gallery and its artists. Featuring works by: Anila Quayyum Agha, Helen Altman, Jennifer Bartlett, David Bates, Tim Bavington, Natasha Bowdoin, Julie Bozzi, Margarita Cabrera, Dale Chihuly, Rachel Cox, Leonardo Drew, Jeff Elrod, Vernon Fisher, Pia Fries, Francesca Fuchs, Ori Gersht, Joseph Glasco, April Gornik, Kana Harada, Joseph Havel, Butt Johnson, Ted Kincaid, Rima Canaan Lee, Melissa Miller, Cynthia Mulcahy, Amy Myers, Robyn O’Neil, Aaron Parazette, Sam Reveles, Linda Ridgway, Susie Rosmarin, Matthew Sontheimer, Erick Swenson, Sarah Williams, and Xiaoze Xie.
Dallas  |  Talley Dunn Gallery
Opening

Proximidad

Saturday,  8.26.17   |   6–8 pm
A show of works by the inaugural PROXIMIDAD residents, Dallas-based artist Jeff Gibbons, and Guadalajara-based artist Gabriel Rico
Dallas  |  The Power Station
Opening

Chris Dreier & Gary Farralley: Fruit Efficiency

Saturday,  8.26.17   |   7–10 pm
A collaborative show of works by Chris Dreier and Gary Farralley, the co-founders of The Office for Joint Administrative Intelligence (OJAI). "Farrelly and Dreier comment on the redundancies of bureaucratic processes through the ongoing exchange of documentation within their fabricated corporation."
Dallas  |  Ro2 Art

Wednesday,  8.30.17

Friday,  9.1.17

Reception

Baseera Khan: iamuslima

Friday,  9.1.17   |   5–7 pm
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."

Thursday,  9.7.17

Thursday,  9.21.17

Reception

Larry Achiampong & David Blandy: Finding Fanon

Thursday,  9.21.17   |   7–9 pm
Finding Fanon is a three-part film series and installation inspired by the lost plays of Frantz Fanon (1925-1961), a politically radical humanist whose research and writing looked at the psychological effects of colonization and the social and cultural consequences of decolonization. U.K.-based artists Larry Achiampong and David Blandy examine Fanon’s ideas, and consider how society, race and racism affect our relationships with each other in an age of new technology, pop culture and globalization."
Fort Worth  |  Fort Worth Contemporary Arts

Chaos!

July 8 through August 19, 2017
Chaos!, Ro2's annual group show of small-scale works, is back! This year's artists include:Alchemystery, Karla Areli, Matt Bagley, Sibylle Bauer, Moni Bell, Allison Belliveau-Proulx, Michael Benson, Jim Bowman, Lynné Bowman Cravens, Gillian Bradshaw-Smith, Chris Bramel, Mick Burson, Mark Burt, Angel Cabrales, Aimee Cardoso, Dwayne Carter, Chuck & George, Charles Clary, Jason Cohen, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Camilla Cowan, Ken Craft, Lauren Cross, Bernardo Diaz, Chance Dunlap, Doug Dunlop, Erika Duque, Diane Durant, Cuyler Etheredge, Gary Farrelly, Nancy Ferro, Cheryl Finfrock, Rachel Fischer, Steven Foutch, Adam Benjamin Fung, Devyn Gaudet, Adam W. George, Lily Hanson, Danielle Georgiou, Joshua Goode, Lisa Graziotto, TJ Griffin, Terry Hays, Barbara Horlander, Kelly Ingleright-Telgenhoff, Kathleen Janvier, Thor Johnson, Bella Jones, Brian Keith Jones, Jennifer Jones, Susan Kaiser, Mary Jo Karmnia, Sonali Khatti, Bumin Kim, Adam Knoche, Tuba Öztekin Köymen, Kelly Kroener, Anita Kunz, Shua Kwon, Doug Land, Josh Land, Dee Lara, Julia Ledyard, Peggy Lee, Yuni Lee, Bonny Leibowitz, Casey Leone, Melanie Wade Leslie, Julie Libersat, Dannie Liebergot, Peter Ligon, Xiao Liu, Seth Lorenz, Emily Loving, Max Manning, Andrew Manocheo, Lucas Marell, Kai Peter Martin, Scogin Mayo, Cyn McCurry, Phillip McEachern, Julia McLain, Tina Medina, Vicki Meek, Teresa Megahan, Cathey Miller, Eliana Miranda, Cynthia Ann Miró, Rachel Muldez, Robin Myrick, Tamar Navama, Jeane Neal, Sharon Neel-Bagley, Madelyn Sneed-Grays, Adam Neese, Adam Palmer, Jeff Parrott, Alexander Paulus, DJ Perera, Alvaro Perez, Cassie Phan, Julon Pinkston, Teresa Rafidi, Robin Ragin, Fari Rahimi, Chris Rahmeh, Alexander Kai Revier, Jason Reynaga, Kathy Robinson-Hays, Patricia Rodriguez, Patty Rooney, Danny Rose, Julie Ross, Mark Ross, Kiran Sattar, Bruce Schiefelbein, Brian Scott, Jessica Simorte, Brad Ford Smith, Austin Sparks, Erica Stephens, Clay Stinnett, Kate Stipp, Carroll Swenson-Roberts, John Alexander Taylor, Benjamin Terry, Terri Thoman, Narong Tintamusik, Julia L. Trinh, Fabiola Valenzuela, Bernardo Vallarino-Portela, Britain Nicole Venner, Marilyn Waligore, Peggy Wauters, Joachim West, Scott Winterrowd, James Zamora . . . and more!
Dallas |  Ro2 Art

Ambreen Butt: What is left of me

April 8 through August 20, 2017
"Ambreen Butt’s What is left of me addresses current political oppression and violence globally through large-scale resin installations and collage-based works." The pieces in the show include themes of feminism, globalization, and identity.
Dallas |  Dallas Contemporary

Pia Camil: Bara, Bara, Bara

April 8 through August 20, 2017
A show of works by Mexico City-based artist Pia Camil. In her work, Camil explores themes of art history, consumerism, globalization, and the Mexican urban landscape
Dallas |  Dallas Contemporary

Keer Tanchak: Soft Orbit

April 8 through August 20, 2017
A site-specific exhibition by Dallas-based artist Keer Tanchak. "Tanchak’s approach to painting demonstrates how the medium is always operating in a web of tradition and cultural references. The exhibition serves as a metaphorical X-ray machine that exposes the building block of the language of painting: brushwork, color, and light."
Dallas |  Dallas Contemporary

Roni Horn

May 20 through August 20, 2017
An exhibition of large-scale cast glass works by American artist Roni Horn. This is Horn's first U.S. museum presentation of her work since 2010 and the first to focus specifically on her cast glass sculpture.

Introductions

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

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.
Ft. Worth |  Sid Richardson Museum

Recombinant Abstraction

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.

Memory

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.
Cedar Hill |  Sly Cat Gallery

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

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
Dallas |  Bivins Gallery

Ben Willis: Candy Man

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."
Fort Worth |  Fort Works Art

Candy Castle

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.
Fort Worth |  Fort Works Art

Michael + Ron Heinlen

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."
Dallas |  JM Gallery

New Texas Talent

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

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."

Liz Housewright: Mixed Blessings

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."
Dallas |  Umbrella Gallery

Dallas Piranha Printmakers

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.
Dallas |  Mighty Fine Arts

Lost & Found

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

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.

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.

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.

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."

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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