Posts Tagged ‘Artspace 111’
Glenn Downing’s drawing “Thor” represents the outer edge of Regional Juried Exhibition.

Judging Excellence

Artspace 111 does something crazy and puts on a juried show. And it’s a doozy.
NICOLE CRITES AND ANTHONY MARIANI
Artspace 111 has always been a little nontraditional. For decades after its founding in 1980, the studio/gallery in a warehouse on a desolate eastern edge of downtown was a gritty, appointment-only exhibition space, quietly con...


Michelle Brandley’s “Woman, Woman”

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Artspace 111
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Former Fort Worth Weekly Visionary Award winner Michelle Brandley returns with another show that uses drawings, prints, and video art to examine unattainable standards of beauty and perfection. The opening reception is 5pm Satu...



Ryan Goolsby’s untitled piece is on display at TCU as part of Gallery Night.

Gallery Night (and Not)

BIG TICKET
Spring Gallery Night is here again. Though lots of galleries are going with what they already have up, a few venues are busting out new stuff. All four Blagg brothers will take over Artspace 111, and at William Campbell Contemp...


Janet Chaffee’s “Spitze”

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Artspace 111
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Artspace 111’s new show is called paper, and it features the paintings of Jim Malone, the collages of Kate Rivers, and the lacework-inspired drawings of Janet Chaffee. The show has its opening reception at 5pm Friday.   ...



“Pomegranate Grouping” nicely embodies Ivey’s abstract realism. Courtesy David Wharton

Carol Ivey’s Illuminations

Think twice before labeling this Fort Worth painter’s work “decorative.”
JIMMY FOWLER
Fort Worth painter Carol Ivey knows exactly when she fell in love with natural light. In the early 1980s, she was awarded an arts fellowship to work for 11 weeks on a small island called Ossabaw off the coast of Georgia. There ...


Ronald Watson’s sculptures might make your head explode.

Abstraction Engagement

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Though Artspace 111 is one of the most progressive and respected galleries in North Texas, its walls don’t see much nonrepresentational work. As a result, the near-downtown institution’s current exhibit, the imaginatively t...



David Conn’s “Fox Hollow”

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Artspace 111
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David Conn’s large-scale paintings and prints capture forest landscapes so dense that the branches and trunks almost become abstract elements. The artist has been working on these pieces since he retired from his TCU art prof...


Loli Kantor’s “Mariusz as Bruno”

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Artspace 111
GALLERY
Two Loli Kantor shows remain up till the end of the month: What Once Was a Forest is at Gallery 76102 and There Was a Forest is at Artspace 111. The latter, a solo exhibition, features photographs from the Jewish enclaves of Ea...



Visionary Awards Party Wrap-up

Anthony Mariani
A fantabulous night was enjoyed by nearly 200 folks last Thursday at Artspace 111. The occasion was our Second Annual Visionary Awards ceremony, the presentation of three $500 cash awards given to three outstanding up-and-comin...


Ann-Marie Barker’s “The Living Room” at Casa Mañana.

Reframing

Big Ticket
For whatever reason, the main attractions at this year’s Spring Gallery Night seem to lie outside the usual venues. Don’t get us wrong: The traditional spaces still have some stimulating shows opening this weekend. William ...