Thursday, November 5, 2009

Come to the Kettle...

Come to the Kettle Art Gallery in Deep Ellum Friday night (from 7pm to 10pm), November 6, 2009. A reception for a juried show will be taking place, and I was one of the jury members. It was exciting, getting a chance to pick the final artwork from all the talented artists that submitted. We chose about 55 pieces to show from a pool of about 400. It was hard work!

This is a short press release regarding the event:

Well the Jury has spoken and there were plenty of entries to choose from. Out of 420 images, 55 were accepted into our first ever show of this kind. This show will be exceptional w/ plenty of new talent and some you already know and love including ;

Willhelmina Adams, David Alpuche, Sabrina Ashee, Julianne Agular, Nathan Beach, Jonathan Brooks, Shari Caldwell, Rita Childress, Dan Colcer, Lauren Darrouzet, Oscar Duran, Jonathan Fontenot, Essie P. Graham, Charles A. Gray, Violeta Gutierrez, Luke Harnden, Michael Haskins, Nary Huval, James Emory Bridges (Jimbeau), Jenice Johnson, Veronique Jonas, Natalia V. Jones, Jeff Kiec, Joseph Lambert, Ray LeBoeuf, Levi Leddy, Tom Leininger, Frank Lopez, Jeane McIntosh, William Messimer, Edward Montes, Carolyn Nelson, Jalon Nichols, Richard Patterson, Ramona and Dennis Placke, Rob Polivka, Pat Ramseur, Guy Reynolds, David Rodriquez, Clint Scism, Tyler Sharp, Diane Sikes, Cara Michelle Smith, Tammy Tholen, Andrew Tolentino, Susana Vasquez and Ross von Rosenberg..

This show runs through Saturday, November 28.

Please Note: the date for this show has been moved to Friday the 6th due to scheduling conflicts. Nomad Arts, have their Art of Skateboarding' exhibit on Saturday the 7th. Many Kettle Crew artists also participate in this annual benefit exhibit for the Scottish Rite Hospital.

Jury: The jury for this exhibit is
Anne Bothwell - Director, KERA's Art & Seek
Jason Janik - Photographer
Sarah Jane Semrad - Executive Director, La Reunion TX and President, Art Conspiracy
Lucia Simek - co-founder of Dallas' arts and culture blog, Renegade Bus
Charles Dee Mitchell - Art Critic


The jury will deem a set of artists as 'Best in Show' and those artists will be acknowledged at the reception on November 6.

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