Author: Margery Gossett

Templeton Art Center and TCU announce that the deadline for submitting entries to the 27th annual Art in the Metroplex visual arts competition will be Monday, June 30. The exhibition is set for September 1 - October 1, 2009 at the Moudy Art Gallery at TCU. David Pagel, an art critic who writes regularly for The Los Angeles Times, will be juror for the show. He is an adjunct curator at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, NY. There will be a total of $2,000 in awards, including: The Beth Lea and John L. Clardy Memorial Award, The Fort Worth Art Dealers...

Artist Ann Ekstrom has been chosen as the featured artist of this year's Preservation is the Art of the City benefit. Ekstrom is among the 49 artists selected by a jury to represent the city of Fort Worth and its iconic past. Artist Reception, Awards Presentation & Advance Buying Thursday, September 10, 2009 6:30 - 9:30 pm Exhibition & Continued Buying September 11, 2009 - September 26, 2009 For tickets and information, please visit www.historicfortworth.org. ...

Nancy Lamb created a stunning mural for the Tarrant County Women's Center. In the mural, Lamb painted 8 different panels depicting beautiful women of all ages and races. If you get a chance, stop by the Women's Center to view this incredible piece of work!...

Enjoy a peak into some of the fabulous weddings at Artspace111. For additional information about hosting weddings and other events, please contact Taylor McDaniel at 817.909.7490 or events@artspace111.com. Please be patient with the buffering...

The Fort Worth Community Art Center is proud to announce a definitive show by the member galleries of the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association (FWADA). This vital organization of leading art galleries, museums, and area university galleries sponsors events such as Gallery Night in the spring and fall, awards student scholarships and supports area art competitions. In countless ways, FWADA educates the public, supports cultural activities, and presents the finest art on a consistent basis. Selections 2009, an exhibition rich with visual substance, will provide viewers with an opportunity to experience a variety of artists, media, and styles. This FWADA...

Artspace111 held a wedding ceremony and reception over the weekend to celebrate the marriage of Stacey O'Neal and Brandon Haggard. The guests kept themselves cool with orange hand fans during the ceremony, which took place in the Katie F. Wright Sculpture Garden. After the ceremony, guests proceeded to the Terrace Sculpture Garden for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres under the stars. Guests also enjoyed a buffet dinner by Reata, and danced the night away to the tunes of Chris Dempsey and Danielle Powers. Best wishes for a blissful marriage!...

Artspace111 held a benefit party for New Hope Ministries. Guests bid on items including wine baskets, art and hand bags. The evening was also filled with entertainment on the terrace. Parul Bhatia performed a traditional Indian dance to the beats of Michael Daugherty. Michael Stacy and the Pistoleros played with musical guest Katelyn Sweet, and Paul Drake captivated the crowd with his soothing voice. The event was sponsored in part by Anable and Associates and The Fender Mender. Proceeds went to aid the New Hope orphanages and school programs....

Over the weekend, Artspace111 hosted a rehearsal dinner celebrating the marriage of Jenny Lee & Andrew Brochu. The evening began with cocktails on the Terrace, and continued inside with a seated dinner by Reata. Guests enjoyed the delicious fare and heart-felt toasts to the beautiful couple. Best wishes for a blissful marriage!...

Artspace111 artist, Nancy Lamb, snagged the coveted poster image for the 2009 Hunting Art Prize. Lamb was among 134 local artists chosen to compete in the final round of the prestigious art award. ...

The masses descended on Artspace111 to see the newest works by J.C. Pace III. They came from far and wide to marvel at Pace's newest bronze and concrete creations. Lounge furniture by Suite 206 created swanky living room settings along the terrace outside, and Bonnell's kept everyone full with their delectable passed hors d'oeuvres. The libations flowed freely at 3 bars, and guests danced the night away to the tunes of Bobby Yang's band. If you missed the blow-out celebration, you can still catch Pace's show through June 24, 2009....