Author: Margery Gossett

By Kevin Bouchard There is a kind of art, particular to painting that is anchored in raw Shamanistic interactions with material; relying on mineral rather than color, on weight rather than illusion. The arrangement of these materials reveals artistic intention, while the specific gravity of each pigment, each element, resonates independently. Janet Chaffee makes this kind of art. [envira-gallery id="3915"] Lace, beeswax, mica, iron, copper, zinc, calcium carbonate….these are some of her ingredients. She embeds them, pours them, relying on their weight to steer them, building object/images that conjure primordial oozing and solidifying. The translucent skin of beeswax functions much the way amber...

Opening Reception  |  Friday, December 4th, 2015  |  5 – 8:30 pm Exhibition on Display  | December 4, 2015 – January 30, 2016 Artspace111 is proud to announce the solo exhibition Waxing by artist Janet Chaffee. The exhibition will open Friday, December 4, 2015 with a reception from 5:00pm to 8:30pm, and will run through January 30, 2016. Intuition drives both the process and the purpose of Chaffee’s work. The artist uses a variety of mediums to develop paintings and drawings that capture the movement of time. Finding as much inspiration in the materials themselves, which include graphite, beeswax, and dry pigments, as...

The City of Fort Worth is fortunate to have a community that offers a multitude of art museums and galleries featuring major local and national artists, as well as frequent newcomers. Fall Gallery Night, hosted by partners and members of the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association invites the community to come in touch with its unique cultural richness and the visual arts. Saturday, September the 12th, galleries and museums across town will welcome visitors with open doors and impressive works of art from a wide rang of exceptional artists. Make sure to take advantage of all that the evening has...

Opening Reception  |  Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 12pm to 9pm. Exhibition on Display  |  September 12 - October 9, 2015            Artspace111 will present the group exhibition "pARTy" featuring a selection of the Artspace111 artists.  Explore artwork from sculpture to watercolor while enjoying Taco Heads, Ben E. Keith drink, and live music in celebration of the creative community in Fort Worth.                         With a wide range of exceptional artistic talent, Artspace111 showcases the best Fort Worth artists have to offer.   We pride ourselves on supporting established artists as well as fostering...

Opening Reception  |  Friday, October 16, 2015  |  5 – 8:30 pm Exhibition on Display  |  October 16 – November 27, 2015 [caption id="attachment_3816" align="alignright" width="493"] Ahab's Dream, Winter Rusiloski, Oil on canvas, 48 x 72"[/caption] Artspace111 is proud to present the solo exhibition Magnificent Tempest by artist Winter Rusiloski. Rusiloski's artistic influence derives from time spent exploring the rural countryside and coastline of the Northeastern United States. The natural landscape inspired acute attention to the intersection between the earth and the sky. Many of her pieces posses a dynamic relationship between definite yet fluid lines and large bodies of space that are grounded by intermittent use of photography....

Opening Reception  |  Friday, October 16, 2015  |  5 – 8:30 pm Exhibition on Display  |  October 16 – November 27, 2015 | Studio B [caption id="attachment_3834" align="alignright" width="300"] Long House , Layla Luna, Mixed Media, 18 x 24"[/caption] Presented by Exhibitionists Fort Worth, in partnership with Artspace111, this exciting new exhibition features selected works from the first Exhibitionists Fort Worth pop up art event. After the debut pop up of Exhibitionists at Shipping & Receiving, select art work will be on display at Artspace111 from October 16 - November 27, 2015, with an opening reception on Friday, October 16, from 5 to 8:30pm. Selected Artists for the Artspace111 exhibition include: Jessica...

On Friday, June 26th, Artspace111 will open it's doors for the opening reception of the 2nd Annual Artspace111 Regional Juried Exhibition, curated by distinguished artist Vernon Fisher. During the exhibition, art patrons will have the chance to view a wide range of artists from the southwest, as well as the opportunity to explore the creative eye of the exhibition's curator, Vernon Fisher. [caption id="attachment_1917" align="alignright" width="204"] Vernon Fisher, Private Africa, 1995 - Courtesy UT Press[/caption] Born and raised in Fort Worth, Vernon Fisher made his way into the international spotlight with his conceptual art mixed-media installations that explored the combination of artistic elements...

Artspace111 is currently hanging a new exhibition. Click here to find out out more about our next show! The space is available for tours of the event space or for private viewings of an artists collection at this time, please contact Artspace111 by calling 817.692.3228 or emailing events@artspace111.com. Thank you for your patience and we will see you at the next show!...

Opening Reception  |  Friday, June 26, 2015  |  5 - 8:30 p.m. Exhibition on Display  |  June 26 - August 7, 2015 Artspace111 is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Regional Exhibition, juried by distinguished artist Vernon Fisher.  Accepted artists include: Jay Asp | Cordelia Bailey | Katherine Baronet | Martha Bean Danny Bolton | Rachel Bounds | Allee Brand | Mick Burson | Bailey Chapman Lou Chapman | Jacqueline Chubirka | Page Coleman | Celia Cortez Valerie Corwin | Bill Craft | Kenneth Craft | Ron Crouch | Terry Crum Matthew DeFeo | Michel Demanche | Lori Drier | Morgan Everhart Cecily Fergeson | Nancy Ferro | Valerie...