Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Dec 15 - 4:11pm
Through the City of Grand Prairie re-entry program, Summers agreed to teach 10 ex-offenders how to properly place tile, a skill they can carry over into the workforce, and a little something about ceramics and art.
Walking paths wind through low-hanging trees leading to one of the three buildings Fort Worth ceramic artist Pam Summers calls home. She lives on a 2.5-acre oasis near Eagle Mountain Lake on a bluff overlooking the Fort Worth Nature Center.
Summers describes her home, garden, gallery and studios...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Dec 15 - 3:55pm
We asked local Western artist, Travis Stewart, a few questions about what inspires him.
| by Lexi Johnson | When did you first realize you wanted to become an artist and why? I’ve wanted to be an artist since I was a little kid. Some misconceptions about being a professional artist and other life distractions kept me from pursuing art sooner.
How did you become a Western...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Nov 18 - 4:12pm
On a lazy weekend in the next few months, visit the cultural district to embark on a walk through time visiting different artists and expressions.
(above) Sedrick Huckaby (b. 1975), Self-Portrait can be seen at the Amon Carter through May 17. (right) The work of Degas is on display at the Kimbell's Faces of Impressionism.
(below) Guests visiting the Kimbell should...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Oct 27 - 4:28pm
Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River will be on display at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art through Jan. 18, 2015.
View of Pikes Peak
| by Jessy Diamba | George Caleb Bingham (1811–1879) moved to Missouri as a child and began painting the scenes of Missouri life for which he is now famous....
Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Oct 27 - 4:10pm
The Art Station celebrates 10 years with Public Figures Private Artists.
Some are coping with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, developmental delays and school problems due to low self-esteem or attention issues. Others are looking to increase self-discovery and potential for growth.
Since opening in 2004, The Art Station in Fort Worth, founded by Jane Avila, has...
Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 May 22 - 12:12pm
On a hilltop peninsula overlooking Lake Granbury, award-winning and prolific artist, Bob Cook, spends his days creating beautiful realistic watercolor landscapes and architecture.
Cook’s recent fine art honors include the prestigious Silver Star Award from the National Watercolor Society’s 93rd Annual Juried Competition in 2013. His winning entry, Royal Street Jazz, is one of several digital images/turned paintings inspired by one of Cook’s evening walks in...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Mar 26 - 2:31pm
Shrouded in a private British collection for more than two centuries, famous Dutch panting finds a new home in Fort Worth.
ake way, Monet. There’s a new masterpiece in town. Edge of a Forest with a Grainfield, painted by 17th-century Dutch landscapist Jacob van Ruisdael, will hang amid Frans Hals, Rembrandt van Rijn and other revered Dutch artists in the Kimbell Art Museum’s permanent (and always free to...
Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Mar 26 - 1:26pm
For the first time since their beloved mother, Mary J. Blagg, died two years ago, the brothers reunited for Spring Gallery Night in the show Sibling Revelry, which runs through May 6 at Fort Worth’s Artspace 111.
Daniel Blagg, Steppin' Out, oil on canvas
Pictured above:Dennis Blagg, The Clearing, 2013, oil on canvas
Rewind to the 1950s on a cotton farm in far West Texas. There lived a mother, eight boys and two girls, and a father who worked the graveyard...
Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Mar 24 - 3:18pm
FORT WORTH ARTS FESTIVAL
Micheal Paul Cole
E. Douglas Wunder
Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Feb 25 - 3:00pm
"We are what we eat" means more than the size of our hips at the exhibit Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine, which opened Feb. 22 at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
Through famous American art depicting food-centric images like Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks and Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans, North Texas patrons will have a chance to explore food as a cultural symbol and vehicle for U.S. history.
“The exhibition offers a sumptuous...