Join us Saturday, June 1, for a reception from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at Valley House, to celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions: “Jim Stoker: Riparian Landscapes” and “David H. Gibson: Mist Poems.” A catalogue accompanies David Gibson’s exhibition, which previously traveled to The Grace Museum in Abilene and the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. When visiting Valley House, check for LBJ construction lane closures at http://www.lbjexpress.com. Preview the exhibitions at http://www.valleyhouse.com/
Be sure to see David A. Dreyer’s work at The McKinney Avenue Contemporary in their exhibition “Beyond Abstraction: Recent Works by Six North Texas Artists” through June 29. The MAC will host a panel discussion with David A. Dreyer and the artists in “Beyond Abstraction” on Sunday, June 9, at 2:00 pm. More at http://the-mac.org/
Buy your tickets now for the next CADD Bus Tour on Saturday, June 22, 5:30 to 9:30 pm, with stops at Conduit Gallery, the home of Janelle and Alden Pinnell, the home of Stephanie and Steve Chambers, and a final stop at Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, for a boxed dinner in the garden. Tickets are $60 each, and can be purchased at http://www.caddallas.net/wp/
If you missed Sedrick Huckaby on Think with Krys Boyd on KERA 90.1, you may download the podcast at http://www.kera.org/podcasts/
In other exhibition news, Valley House artists are participating in exhibitions around the state, including:
“Trees, Drawings by Anne C. Weary” at The Grace Museum in Abilene, through August 15, 2013.
“Suitable Subjects, Contemporary Still Lifes” at The Grace Museum in Abilene, includes work by 35 artists, including Valley House artists: Vera Barnett, Ron A. Cheek, Robert D. Cocke, Laurie Hickman Cox, James Dowell, David A. Dreyer, Henry Finkelstein, Barnaby Fitzgerald, Bart Forbes, Lilian Garcia-Roig, Ginger Henry Geyer, Tracy Hicks, Cindi Holt, Sedrick Huckaby, JunCheng Liu, Mark Messersmith, Gail Norfleet, Donna Phipps Stout, Bob Stuth-Wade, Valton Tyler, Mary Vernon, and Miguel Zapata. The exhibition will be on view through August 15, 2013.
“David Everett: The Ties That Bind” at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont, his hometown, through June 30, 2013. A 42 page catalogue accompanies the exhibition.
JIM WOODSON was named 2013 Texas State Visual Artist 2D by the Texas Commission on the Arts and the Texas State Legislature. Jim Woodson recently retired from 39 years on the faculty at TCU. He is painting in his studio in Abiquiu this summer, and we look forward to seeing the new paintings!
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