The Safe Room at Texas Theater

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Iris Bechtol: Carry

“Iris Bechtol is a multi-media artist whose work utilizes a variety of processes including drawing, photography, and video. More recently she has been working with...

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Shamsy Roomiani: Hydroplantics

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...

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Clay Stinnett: Horrorshow

A show featuring paintings of characters from cult classics by artist Clay Stinnett.

Small Works

A show featuring new works by Trevor Shin, Mylan Nguyen, Eugene Sarmiento, and Mattson Pummler.

Blake Jones: Funnier Than Me

A show by Houston artist Blake Jones. “Funnier Than Me  a features brightly colored heavily textured work that reflect figurative shapes and scenarios that play to...

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Rachel Rushing: Verdant

For this exhibition, The Safe Room has been covered in Texas Buffalo Grass, “a drought, heat, and cold-tolerant plant able to survive extreme conditions.” The show...

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New Work by Erik Tosten

A show of new work by Erik Tosten. The works in the show are created from terracotta clay and low fire glazes and are inspired by early...

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Emily Riggert: Extranjera

An exhibition of works by Emily Riggert. The pieces in the show are inspired by Riggert’s travels across Texas and through California, along with her study of...

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Jermy Elizabeth Johnson: Your Boy

An exhibition of works by Dallas artist and musician Jermy Elizabeth Johnson. In this exhibition, Johnson “further refines his illustration practice using a modified vinyl plotter to...

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Lauren Maxwell: fwends

An exhibition of works by Dallas-based zine and comic artist Lauren Maxwell. “Through the lens of mystery, fantasy and re-contextualized memes, Lauren crafts brief improvised narratives in...

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Analise Minjarez: Ay Si, Your Sky

A site-specific installation by Analise Minjarez. In the show, the artist “contemplates both sky and customs shared along the Texas-Mexico border.”


A screening of films by Baltimore-based filmmaker and curator Margaret Rorison. This event is presented by The Spectacle Society, a collective of artists, filmmakers, curators, and scholars...

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Brent Ozaeta: CONTINUUM

An exhibition by Dallas based artist Brent Ozaeta. Combining found images and ephemera, Ozaeta continues to expand his artistic practice through CONTINUUM.

Erica Stephens: Southern Vanitas

A one-night only event (September 12) where the public is invited into the Safe Room to help create still life compositions. These compositions will be photographed...

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Jon Revett: The Glacier Project

An evolving installation by Amarillo-based artist Jon Revett’s about transformation and cultural synthesis, featuring old records in various formations, their covers screen printed with Islamic...

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Kent Dorn: Into the Night

An exhibition of works made by artist Kent Dorn that parody the idealism of early American landscape painting.

Kristina Paabus: in for it

Artist Kristina Paabus’ recent two-dimensional and sculptural works, utilize a combination of print techniques and are informed by her recent investigations in logic, game strategies,...

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Randy Guthmiller: Shape Room

This show of work by Dallas artist and zine publisher Randy Guthmiller transforms the Safe Room into a “Shape Room”

Two Story

Screening of short film by the ascendant Frank Mosley (“Upstream Color”) and Lee Luna. Part of a quartet of movies they shot in Seattle.

Kayla Escobedo: WATCH KAYLA

While an undergraduate, Escobedo created KaylaTV in which Kayla, who is based on the artist, performs a series of mundane tasks that reveal nuances of neurosis,...

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Nothing Fits!

The Safe Room invites you to join them “for a joyous shake-up /mind-bending/ thinking- outside-of-the- frame union of art by Nina Harp and Erik Schuessler...

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