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Holiday Presence 10

On Thursday, December 4th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm, Kettle Art Gallery proudly presents their tenth annual holiday gift show “Holiday Presence 10” featuring small works and unique, artisan-crafted gifts made exclusively by local artists. Works by Judith Lea Perkins, Brad Albright, Monica Moody, Johnny Hawkins, Emily Hawkins, Clint Scism, Megan Petasky, Clay Stinnett, Sarah Zamora, Michael Francis, Jody Pham, Cabe Booth, Corey Godfrey, George Wallace III, Michelle Marie, Richard Sharum, Cheryl Baker, Justin Clumpner, Jennifer Lafleur, Brian Crawford, Darlene Schaper, Larry Carrey, Patricia Rodriguez, Nick Glenn, and more will be featured. Most pieces will be available for under $100.00.

Kettle Art Gallery began its mission in 2005; a year that also introduced Art Conspiracy and The Lollipop Shoppe. There must have been something in the air that year as these three preeminent showcases have all evolved into forces with which to be reckoned. From the very beginning, Kettle has maintained two overall objectives: to offer local creatives a place to exhibit; and to rejuvenate the artistic roots of the Deep Ellum neighborhood. Throughout the years, Kettle has hosted over 140 exhibitions, in various media, featuring only North Texas artists. This averages out to one show every three weeks, with over $200,000.00 going directly into the pockets of local artists.

Join us during “Holiday Presence 10″ as Kettle enters their tenth year of celebrating the amazing local artists who make our art scene one of the most vibrant in the country!

The Sour Grapes Crew

 

For immediate release:

Kettle Art presents “Sour Grapes”, an exhibit featuring internationally acclaimed Oak Cliff artists Arturo Donjuan, Carlos Donjuan, and Miguel Donjuan.

Please join us for the opening reception on Thursday, September 11, 7-10pm at Kettle Art Gallery, 2650-B Main St., Dallas 75226. The exhibit runs through Saturday, September 27, during regular gallery hours and by appointment.

For video of the creation of the large mural on view during this exhibit, visit http://vimeo.com/100362241

For more information, please contact kettleartgallery@gmail.com, or visit the facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1501563446756331/?ref=ts&fref=ts

About Sour Grapes

- Established in 2000 in Oak Cliff, Texas, the Sour Grapes Art Collective transitioned from graffiti artists to painters, sculptors, and photographers exhibiting in galleries across the US and Europe.

- Commissioned by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs to create the Jefferson Viaduct mural, Spring 2014.

- Presentations by UTA Adjunct Professor Carlos Donjuan include various lecture series hosted by the Dallas Contemporary and the Dallas Museum of Art.

- Works included in the Cheech Marin Collection, of “Cheech and Chong”, comprising the largest private collection of Chicano art in the world.

- Recent collaborations include Red Bull, Nike, Cinelli, Alife, and Fiat.

- National and regional publication mentions include: Juxtapoz, New American Paintings, The Dallas Observer, Dallas News, and D Magazine.

Press:

2014 Sour Grapes: From Street to Studio, University of Texas at San Antonio exhibit: http://utsa.edu/today/2014/06/sourgrapes.html

2014 Jefferson Viaduct mural: http://yourbestsouthwest.dallasnews.com/tag/sour-grapes/

http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/mixmaster/2013/07/the_busiest_graffiti_crew_in_a.php

2014 Everyone’s Time Is Their Own, San Francisco exhibit: http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/everyones-time-is-their-own-curated-by-gabe-scott-alter-space-sf

2013 Juxtapoz Magazine: http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/issue-preview-april-2013-w-ralph-steadman-erik-parker-parra-and-hunter-s-thompson

2013 Sour Grapes: Open Studio: http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/mixmaster/2013/03/the_sour_grapes_graffiti_crew.php

http://centraltrack.com/Culture/3746/Sour-Patch/Scenes-From-The-Sour-Grapes-Crews-Open-Studio-on-Saturday

Sour Grapes Mural

Over The Line

 

Kettle Art Gallery proudly presents ‘Over the Line’, an exhibition featuring new works by Dan Colcer, Clint Scism, Larry Carey, and Raymond Butler.

This exhibit examines the diverse, yet unifying, use of line in each of the four artists’ works. From Colcers’ implementation of numerous characters within a larger image, to Scism’s multi-layered, three-dimensional works on glass, to Carey’s 1960s influenced, mandala-esque pieces, to Butler’s re-appropriation of international currency etchings, each artist interprets the simplicity of line with a unique vision.

‘Over the Line’ opens Thursday, July, 10th, 7:00 – 10:00pm and runs through Saturday, August 2nd.

An Afternoon With The Arts

 

Join the LSWO Young Professionals Circle members at their next event!

What: Lone Star Wind Orchestra Young Professionals Circle “Afternoon with the Arts”

When: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 4-7:00PM

Where: Kettle Art Gallery – 2650-B Main Street, Dallas, TX 75226

Cost: Free Event! ‘Silver Linings’ a group exhibition will be on the walls, plus there will be live music’ and you can meet many diversified artists!

Because we’ve never hosted an event like this before please RSVP here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1G0gXPIk38UUdHWiuWiv3MHeUcZvhXE5y1bwZKAmfA0M/viewform

Thank You!

Silver Linings

Kettle Art presents “Silver Linings”, a Black, White & all points in-between, group exhibition featuring painting, illustration, and fine art photography. 

Black & White attire recommended for the opening reception.

The opening reception is Thursday, March 20th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.

This exhibition runs through April 12th.

Artists participating in this group show include (but are not limited) to the following:
Booth
Scism
Carey
Butler
Sharum
Weiner
Masters
Ross
Shoulders
Knudsen
Schaper
Wallace
Hawkins
Rose
LaFleur
McMahon
Albright
Hamm
Stinnett
Crawford
Aguilar
McLaughlin
Keeping
Clumpner
Campagna
more…

Brad Albright, Frank Campagna, Justin Clumpner, Brian Crawford & Paula Harris spent a few hours Monday night setting up for Kettle Art Gallery’s next show, “Love, Death + the Desert”. The show opens Thursday, February 27th at 7:00pm.

Here are a few shots of the fun …

 

LoveDeathAndTheDesert

 

Kettle Art proudly presents “Love, Death + the Desert,” featuring new works by Brad Albright, Brian Crawford, and Justin Clumpner.

The show explores the artists’ understanding of conflict, loss, and spirituality, each through his own unique perspective.

Opening reception is Thursday, February 27th, 7-10 p.m.

The exhibit runs through March 15th.

Here’s a quick synopsis of the show…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVBNyCa66Zo&feature=youtu.be

or more indepth brief video interviews of each artist’s in this exhibition.

Brad Albright – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwqlNN-VRvw

Brian Crawford – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xto_B3eINjc

Justin Clumpner – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tisxkkH7114

For The Love Of Artists 2014

In response to the overwhelming kindness and dedication of our artists, Kettle Art does a once of year ‘payback’ of sorts to those who support us with this show. At ‘For the Love of Artists’ 100 percent of sales go entirely to the artists. 

This show is open only to artists who participated in the ‘Love of Kettle’ show. Each artist can show whatever they like and ask whatever price they want at this exhibit. Come show some Love for those who have shown Love!

For The Love Of Kettle - 2014

 

“For the Love of Kettle” is the one night only, annual fundraiser that helps to keep our little gallery afloat. Thanks to Dallas’ amazing artistic community, we are very excited to be approaching Kettle’s 10th year of great art and great people. Please join us on this special evening as we kick off a year of innovative exhibits and special events.

This exhibit will include emerging and mid-career artists we have represented over the years, plus many artists new to Kettle. All works are priced at $50.00 each; however, in honor of the unfailing support of Deep Ellum 42, the first 42 pieces will be sold at $42. So, come early and stay to mingle!

Up next: in response to the artists’ generosity, all those in this show are invited to participate in our next exhibit ‘For the Love of Artists’, opening the following Saturday, February 15. During its two week run, the gallery commission will be waived. 100% of all sales will go directly to the artists.

Kettle Art has been the recipient of numerous awards and designations including USA Today’s 10 Best Art Galleries in Dallas, Dallas Observer’s Readers’ Choice for Best Art Gallery, and Dallas A-List’s Best Art Gallery. National publication mentions include: Art News, Juxtapose, Southern Living, USA Today, and most recently, ArtPlace America.

Update 1/ 19 – Participating Artists thus far include:

Tom Carlton, Roxanne Mather, Brian Hamm, Jodi Von Rotten, Kris Swenson, Miguel Aguilar, Essie Graham, Juan Sanchez, Nichole Malloy, Michelle McLaughlin, Johnny Hawkins, John P. Irizarry, Colin Lafleur, Jennifer Lafleur, Jonathan M. Davis, Stephanie Wray, Modesto Aceves, Catrina Oittinen, Marilyn Vicente, Travis Bush, Breonnny Lee, Brian Aguire, Viktor Ortix, Scott Mankoff, Margo Miller, Brad Albright, Heather Shoulers, Gabriela Elgura, Oh Jee Nam, Denise Keeping, Susan Migdol, Michael Matson, Ashley Hanson, Heather Horton, Joe Biggs, Justin Clumpner, Brian Crawford, Khurk Maeder, Fran Carris, Jamie Hulett, Jason Weiner, Roy Vance, Guy Reynolds, Raymond Butler, Sara Lovas, Cheryl Baker, Roy Howell, Jenny Land, Richard Ross, Amber Campagna, Mandy Pandy, Nick C. Kirk, Mike Moffatt, Natalie Glover, Christian Glover and more….

Update 1/ 27 – Other participating Artists include:

Monica Moody, Michael Puttoen, Angela Faz, Jackie Thone, Scott Tucker, Melissa Tucker, Teresa Mangum, Nick Glenn, Clint Scism, Cabe Booth, Jennifer Gregory Portz, Tyson Summers, Kelly Jacobi, Frank Campagna, Aralyn Mc Gregor, Kurt Griesbach, Timothy Burch, Sarah M. Gutierrez, Ruben Mitchell, Hal Samples, Danny Fulgencio, Catherine Downes, Jaime Luna, Judith Lea Perkins, Dan Colcer, Catheryn Colcer, Ryan Thies, Lisa Lindholm, Patricia Rodriguez, Sarah Zamora, Ben Royal Smith, Moises Nostra Vega, Rachel Behring, Clay Stinnett, Kelly Clemmons and more…

Holiday Presence IX Postponed

 

Due to the icy, slick conditions created around Dallas/Fort Worth late last week, Kettle Art Gallery felt it necessary to postpone the official opening of Holiday Presence IX.

The staff felt that it was better for everyone to arrive safely to celebrate the holiday, than risk the potential of accident & injury trying to make it out for the show.

The wait will be worth it as your favorite local artists will be on hand Thursday night to welcome one-and-all & officially kick-off Holiday Presence IX. So, join us Thursday night for what promises to be a jolly fun time for all!

Till then, stay safe and warm!

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