The Art Through the Five-Inch Screen

Crowded opening at the MAC in Dallas

Much of the past ten months have been spent in quarantine and that has changed just about everything. Social gatherings including concerts, museum exhibits, and gallery openings have been canceled. We've tried to make up for some of it with an online experience.  By now, we are used to watching the live stream of performances, … Continue reading The Art Through the Five-Inch Screen

Miles Cleveland Goodwin at Valley House Gallery

All art is autobiographical, Fellini declared. For Miles Cleveland Goodwin, those snippets of life in rural Mississippi make up his artwork in the current solo exhibition at Value House Gallery and Sculpture Garden. As a city of concrete and glass, Dallas hasn’t been at the forefront of persevering vanishing America. But the imageries of Goodwin, if nostalgic by nature, are less about the old South than a reflection of his reality. The relentless process of ruin and abandonment, in an eerie way, is sort of romantic and comforting.

Regional Talents Shine at Artspace 111 in Fort Worth

Artspace 111 Fort Worth Selfie with Anne Weary, Vera Barnett and Eric Miller

The first regional juried exhibition at Artspace 111 opened on June 20. It limits its geographical scope to artists residing in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Louisiana. Although including neighboring states opens the door to more talent, majority of the participants are local. Dr. Ron Tyler, former director at the Amon Carter Museum of American … Continue reading Regional Talents Shine at Artspace 111 in Fort Worth

L. O. Griffith – Painting Wilderness of Western Texas

Valley House Gallery is currently holding the second monograph exhibition on Louis Oscar Griffith (Jan 10, 2011 to Feb 5, 2011) with a reception this past Saturday, Jan 15. Unlike the first exhibition which focused on the artist's painstaking effort of printmaking including etching and color aquatint, the current  exhibition features mostly oil sketches during … Continue reading L. O. Griffith – Painting Wilderness of Western Texas