Archive for February, 2009

Charley Harper Exhibition opens in Dallas March 7th

Tree of Life

Normally I would just list one of my gallery’s openings along with the other openings, however this one is different. I can’t begin to tell you what a tremendous influence and inspiration the work of Charley Harper has had on me as an artist and designer. The man had one of the most sophisticated color palettes ever, and I don’t even know where to start when it comes to his imagery, just completely amazing.

That being said, here are the details…

Charley Harper: An exhibition of original paintings and vintage serigraphs
Opening Reception: Sat. March 7, 2009 (6-9PM)

Exhibition Runs Through April.

The Public Trust
2919-C Commerce St. Dallas, TX

What…More openings…Yeah!

PDNB Gallery: Todd Stewart: The Garden
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (6-8PM)
1202 Dragon Street, Suite 103, Dallas, TX 75207
214.969.1852 // pdnbgallery.com
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PanAmerican ArtProjects: Colin Murasko – Instinctive Sensibility & Carolina Sardi – Counterpoints
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (6-8PM)
1615 Dragon St, Dallas, TX 75207
214.522.3303 // panamericanart.com
image: Colin Murasko

This Weekend’s Art Openings of Note.

Let’s face it, times are tough. What better way to cope than by looking at artwork and flossin’ with that V.I. feel you get when drinks are on the house. For more info about the galleries and the exhibitions visit their respective websites.

I will say something about this first opening.
Richard Patterson is a British artist who happens to be based in Dallas. He is an amazing painter who rose to prominence within a group of artists known as the YBA’s (Young British Artists). Some of the other well known YBA’s include Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucus, Gary Hume, the late Angus Fairhurst and Fiona Rae. I am not going to give you an art history lesson, but these artists are a big deal (just ask the internet), and one of them is among us, so don’t sleep on this one.


The Goss-Michael Foundation: Richard Patterson
Exhibition runs from February 21-April 30, 2009
2500 Cedar Springs Rd
214.696.0555 // gossmichaelfoundation.org
Image: Richard Patterson in his Dallas Studio
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Conduit Gallery: Robert Jessup, Johnny Robertson and Denise Duong
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (5:30-8:30PM)
1626-C Hi Line Dr, Dallas, TX
214.939.0064 // conduitgallery.com
Image: Robert Jessup
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Marty Walker Gallery: There’s Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You: Archie Scott Gobber, Alexandra Grant, Mark Flood, Thomas Feulmer, Mickey Smith and Wayne White
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (6-8PM)
2135 Farrington St, Dallas, TX 75207
214.749.0066 // martywalkergallery.com
image: Wayne White
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Craighead-Green Gallery: Ron Pokrasso, Gary Schafter and Mark Smith
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (5-8PM)
1011 Dragon St, Dallas, Texas 75207
214.855.0779 // craigheadgreen.com
image: Ron Pokrasso
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Mighty Fine Arts: Luke Sides and Brad Ford Smith
Opening Reception Sat. Feb. 21 (6-9PM)
419 N.Tyler between 8th and Davis St, Dallas, TX
214.942.5241 // mfagallery.com
image: Luke Sides
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