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Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Mar 28 - 4:34pm

Among the North Texas artists selected to have their work on display at the recently opened Neiman Marcus in Fort Worth, John Holt Smith has also had his art grace the cover of the store’s Christmas catalog in the past. His pink-toned Vertical Wildflower Sequence and blue-toned Vertical Swim...

Posted By Olivia Heinen on 2017 Mar 28 - 4:24pm

India. Canada. Minnesota. Fort Worth. Artists showcasing their work at the MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival come from everywhere. But they are differentiated by more than their hometowns. Their work spans various mediums from painting to printmaking, to digital art, to ceramics. On April 20-23,...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Mar 28 - 1:01pm

For a film, being in the can is one thing. Getting to the big screen is another. Production for the locally made family film Aria Appleton wrapped two years ago, with most of the editing finished last year and a few final clean-up edits made this year. But its journey to theaters is far from over...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Feb 22 - 11:07am

Daydream Mural
The eye-popping image of a woman in bright blue sunglasses graces the wall of the building at 200 Carroll St., but soon, Don’t Quit Your Daydream won’t be the only mural in the up-and-coming development.On March 25, as part of Spring Gallery Night, six local artists will come...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Feb 22 - 10:57am

earthquake
The C.R. Smith Museum’s special exhibit, When the Earth Shakes, allows visitors to better understand the effects of earthquakes and tsunamis on the planet. Years of studying violent acts of nature such as tsunamis and earthquakes have brought forth innovative methods for predicting when...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Feb 22 - 10:49am

The Unlikely Candidates
Just because a band has been around for nearly a decade doesn’t necessarily mean it’s hanging up platinum records and using Grammys as paperweights. For Fort Worth-based alternative rock quintet The Unlikely Candidates, the last nine years have been spent learning – honing their...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jan 24 - 2:39pm

When the art clears, the furniture comes back in, and the FW Black House once again becomes a home.

It’s not unusual for Noel and Sara Viramontes to look out their window and catch a passerby snapping a photo of their house. The couple is used to it by now, especially after spending the past year hosting artists and musicians in their home, better known as the FW Black House. “We...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Jan 24 - 2:32pm

Donald Sultan’s The Disaster Paintings, on exhibit at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth from Feb. 19 – April 23, illustrate the fragility of man-made structures affected by catastrophic events.

Haunting is the word that best describes this series of paintings by New York-based artist Donald Sultan. Much different from the graphic, brightly colored depictions of flowers and fruit for which he is best known, The Disaster Paintings were inspired by newspapers headlining industrial decay,...

Posted By Brittany Ryan on 2016 Dec 19 - 4:36pm

Sweat Equity
  Jo LeMay Rutledge’s art is strange. Not strange like the works of Kehinde Wiley or KAWS, both of whom were featured at the Modern this year. A different kind of strange - the kind where an artist working within an established genre - in this case, contemporary Western - delivers work...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Nov 29 - 5:05pm

In May 2014, Rachel Pilcher, Fort Worth native and longtime English teacher, current librarian at Trimble Technical High School, launched the Fort Worth Writer’s Boot Camp on West Berry Street. The purpose was to provide a community for local writers. One year later, Pilcher started a writer...

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