Posts Tagged ‘art’

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Firehouse Art Gallery
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Michael Laursen started out as a pupil at Firehouse Art Gallery, working with lengths of pipe and strands of leather. His work impressed Firehouse’s Keith Thomson enough to suggest adding clay pieces to his sculptures.


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William Campbell Contemporary Art
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Carol Benson has turned into a house painter in her new show at William Campbell Contemporary Art. Her works on wood or steel panels evoke the boxy shape of houses while also mimicking the texture of cloth, flowers, and other m...



The Houses that Benson Built

Fort Worth artist Carol Benson sees the archetypical house as much more than a structure — or concept.
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth painter Carol Benson has a show up now at William Campbell Contemporary Art of paintings of houses, and since she grew up in the 1950s in a small East Texas town, we could be forgiven for thinking that we’re in Tho...


Don’t Go to Hell House

A creative post-Rapture premise goes to waste in a new locally written graphic novel.
COLE WILLIAMS
Discussing religion in an entertaining way is a difficult enterprise, and doing so memorably is next to impossible. Local writers Chad Feehan and Ryan Dixon have come up with a cool concept in their new graphic novel, Hell Hous...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 1 Arlington Museum of Art opens its new show in midweek, and even more unusually, instead of paintings or sculpture, the Christmas Tree Festival features trees decorated by various charities. Good for AMA for waiting unti...


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UNT Art Gallery
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Contemporary Mexican art is the theme at UNT Art Gallery. The current show there features video art, photography, sculpture, and painting about shared memories of Mexico City, celebrating the place’s size, sprawl, and habit o...



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William Campbell
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New Mexico-based Kevin Tolman expresses his love of abstract art through acrylic paint and mixed media on large canvases. These warm, airy, colorful works have been wildly popular in his adopted home state, and now they’ve fo...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 3 Though known for his bombastic blue-eyed soul, R&B, and funk, Josh Weathers also does solo and quartet work throughout North Texas. Catch him and his trio at Keys Lounge, 5677 Westcreek Ct, FW. Admission is free.&nb...



Sarah Green Does Jackass

The stars of the laugh-out-loud show and movies are the subjects of a Fort Worth artist’s digital paintings.
JIMMY FOWLER
How many artists can say they have work in the private collections of Van Cliburn and the late President Gerald Ford’s family as well as those of Henry Rollins and Johnny Knoxville? Fort Worth’s own Sarah Green, 51, is a Br...


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Casa Manana
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It’s nice to have a new venue to list in this space, even though Casa Mañana is really an old venue. The theater on Lancaster is now displaying art as well. Its inaugural show, featuring paintings with recycled materials by ...