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HolidayPresenceXV

In this season of celebrations, Kettle Art presents Holiday Presence #15, our annual art and gift show featuring small works and unique, artisan-crafted pieces, made exclusively by local artists.

The exhibit runs through December 24.

Watch for special announcements throughout the exhibit, such as artists collaborating on-site, updates on new items, impromptu parties, pop-ups, and extended hours.

Artists include but are not limited to: Jeff Skele Sheely, Francois Shogreen, Judith Lea Perkins, Richard Ross, Erin Curry, Justin Clumpner, Brad Albright, Katrina Rasmussen, Brian McClure, Janae Corrado Raymond Butler, Melanie Mcvey, Nick Glenn, Candice Lindsey, Tony Marsh, Phil Huber, William ‘Bubba’ Flint, Ernest Curry, Chase Fleischman, Johnny Hawkins, Jennifer Lafleur, Jeff Muncy, Krystal Johnson, Steve & Erin Reeves, Matt Lumpkins and many many more!

Remember: when you buy work from a local artist, it shows more love & thought went into your gift and also makes the holidays better for your immediate community.

Thank you!

gotwoodtoo

Got Wood Too is a combined effort between five artists, who see inspiration in the heart of nature beyond the canvas. Craft and calculation go hand-in-hand in the creation of one-of-a-kind pieces of art, allowing the incorporation of the beauty of the natural wood within the final composition.

Curated by Nick Glenn, the exhibit includes Raymond Butler, Erin & Ernest Curry, Brad Albright, and Tony Michael Marsh; all seasoned veterans of the Dallas arts scene.

Opening Artists Reception: Thursday, November 7, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

On view through Sunday, November 24.

DNR

DNR – The Art show.

DO NOT RESUSCITATE! Featuring new works by Ryan Stalsby, Tex Moton, Rudy Hetzer IV, Jerod Davies aka DTOX, and curator Brandon Adams.

Using a variety of mediums and canvases, from fine art to the streets, this collection of artists share a passion for creation ahead of the trend.

Come experience the bright colors and thought provoking concepts they have captured for this month long show.

Dedicating their heart and soul to the entire process, from the first breath to the last.

Artist’s Opening Reception, Thursday, October 3rd from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

This show runs through Sunday, November 3rd.

shipoffools

“Ship of Fools” is a three person show featuring Richard Ross, Jeff “Skele” Sheely and Chase Fleischman. Three incredible artists whose works bounce off each other like a pinball machine with a some wires crossed, a broken leg and a few lights out.

The inspiration for this show dates back to the 14th century, but still holds true today… satire / humor and wit all withstand the test of time.

Please join us on Thursday, September 12, from 6:00 – 9:00pm as we kick off our 2019 Fall season by celebrating new works by these three “sailors”.

onmyowntime

Please join us for a pop-up gallery showcasing the work of CRTKL designers, over 50 pieces of different media. The evening is part of a larger exhibition, On My Own Time, hosted by the Business Council for the Arts.

On My Own Time (OMOT), is a regional art competition that showcases the talent and creativity of North Texas business professionals. Since the program’s inception in 1993, OMOT has showcased the work of thousands of creative employees from companies across North Texas.

On My Own Time benefits companies in the following ways:

Publicly recognizes and encourages the creativity of employees

Brings team members together across departments and hierarchies

Engages employees at all professional levels and gives them an opportunity to work creatively together

Provides a platform for tangible expression of company values

May help a company discover it has some of the finest and most talented artists in North Texas!

This show is one night only, Thursday, August 22nd from 6:00 – 9:00pm.

SummerSessions2019

Kettle Art proudly host the third annual Summer Session: Creative Works of DFW’s Teaching Artists curated by Justin Clumpner.

As William Butler Yeats said, “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” Teaching artists balance between educating and producing. They constantly stoke their own creative flames while igniting the passion for art in their students. By working to enrich the lives of our children while maintaining their own professional practice, they strengthen our community and deepen their understanding of their own craft. This exhibition highlights the work of some of the finest artist educators working in primary and secondary schools here in Dallas-Fort Worth. Please join us in celebrating their work and their dedication to our community.

Opening reception will be Thursday, June 27th, 2019, 6:00 – 9:00pm at Kettle Art.

Participating artists:

Lacy Almeida
Elise Bentley
Chris Bingham
Justin Clumpner
Janae Corrado
Julia deLeon
Devyn Gaudet
Dani Kent
Stephanie Lawhorn
Brian McClure
Melanie McVey
Loughridge C. Murrell III
Katrina Rasmussen

Chimera

Kettle Art is proud to present ‘Chimera’ featuring recent works by Erin Curry, Katrina Rasmussen, Paxton Maroney and introducing Janae Corrado. The title for this show was chosen by the artists, to reflect their vision of what they collectively hope to convey in this exhibit.

Chimera noun
1. (in Greek mythology) a fire-breathing female monster with a lion’s head, a goat’s body, and a serpent’s tail.
2. a thing that is hoped or wished for but in fact is illusory or impossible to achieve.
“the economic sovereignty you claim to defend is a chimera”
synonyms: illusion, fantasy, delusion, dream, fancy, figment of the imagination, will-o’-the-wisp, phantom, mirage; ignis fatuus
“the economic sovereignty she claims to defend is a chimera”

The four ladies of Chimera certainly fill the bill on this definition. Each artists will lure you into their personal fantasy world with surreal talent and ability. Do yourself a favor, take a break from reality and drop by for this show.

Artists opening reception 6:00 – 9:00pm, Thursday, May 23, 2019

DeepLeap

Deep Leap, a group show at Kettle Arts, presents the recent work of nine artists who recently completed the Advanced Studio Seminar at The O’Keefe Studio Center. This exhibition was curated by artist Michael O’Keefe, the owner of and primary instructor at The O’Keefe Studio Center, a teaching studio dedicated to art education and professional development opportunities for artists of all levels.

The Advanced Studio Seminar is a program intended to help artists dive deeper into an effective studio practice, develop a stronger visual language and a more unique voice.

Each artist will show various works, demonstrating a personal style and inquiry. The show will include paintings, drawings, encaustics, collage, sculptures and assemblage, and will explore a range of work, ranging from representational figuration to pure abstraction, from classical design to zany illustration. Come jump into the interesting work of these nine artists: Lynn Baskind, Debbie Burch, Marc Dominus, Brian Ellard, Trey Hoffmann, Mahsa Moein, Marianne Phelps, Jeannie Neal, and Mary Elizabeth Schleier.

Opening reception is Thursday, May 9th, from 6 – 9pm.

The show will run through Sunday, May 19th.

immaculate_2019

Kettle Art proudly presents ‘Immaculate’ featuring works by Jamie Walters, Brandon Adams, Michelle Dekkers, Amber Sladovnik and introducing Lena Tisten.

Artists Opening Reception Saturday, March 23, 6:00 – 9:00pm.
Runs through Sunday, May, 5. 2019

Definition of Immaculate courtesy of Merriam-Webster dictionary

1 : having no stain or blemish : pure an immaculate heart
2 : having or containing no flaw or error an immaculate record of service in immaculate detail
3 : spotlessly clean.

Yes, this description pretty well sums up the greatness of this exhibition. Although the subject matter portrayed within the individual works of each artists may differentiate, this is the aspect that holds this show together. From the abstract pieces painted by Jamie and Lena, bridged by the photographic abstractions by Amber, to the much more realistic interpretations in paint by Brandon and Michelle, each of these artists bring outstanding purity to their pieces. Come see for yourself and feel free to engage with these five different, but unified by excellence, artists only at Kettle Art, 2650-B Main St. Deep Ellum TX.

Infusion_Kettle_2019

There’s been a lot of activity already at Kettle this year. We’ve hosted four short run: exhibits thus far. so it’s time we settle down a little and show you who has recently inspired our walls. Infusion features multiple works by these artists, all of which appear to be on their game and excel in their chosen mediums. Kettle Art patrons, lovers, artists & supporters, get ready to be excited, because I know we are, about bringing your attention to the artists of Infusion.

Kaley McGill, Caroline Moore, Luis Fernando, Brent Wood, Chase Fleischman, Brian McClure, Alec DeJesus, and Delaney Adams.

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