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March 7 – April 18, 2009 Betty Alcorn, Daniel Blagg, Dennis Blagg, David Conn, Carolyn Bauman Cruz, John Frost, Patrick Gabriel, Scott Gentling, Stuart Gentling, John Hartley, Cindi Holt, Etty Horowitz, Nancy Lamb, Leslie Lanzotti, Scott Lennox, Bob Lukeman, Jim Malone, Jo-Ann Mulroy, Patricia Murphy, Kim Cadmus Owens, J.C. Pace, Jo Rutledge, and Eric K. Stevens...

December 6, 2008 – January 7, 2009 Co- op Lab with Centraltrak Curated by Mary Benedicto Mary Benedicto, Sarah Maxwell English, Robert Flowers, Faith Gay, Nate Glaspie, Lily Hanson, Max Kazemzadeh, Kyle Kondas, Ruben Nieto, Keri Oldham, John Pomara, Greta Poulsen & Tony Vincenti...

October 6 – November 31, 2008 Artspace111 presents a solo exhibition by Dennis Blagg entitled Back to the Bend, New Paintings and Drawings. The highly anticipated show of Blagg's work marks his first solo show in the newly renovated gallery at Artspace111. Dennis Blagg grew up in West Texas on a small cotton farm near Lubbock. As a child he would sit with his bothers and sisters and draw for hours. It is here he developed his love for the open desert. Blagg's vivid Big Bend National Park paintings capture the essence of nature in a duality of the literal and mythical...

The Art of Politics Artspace111 presents a solo exhibition by Ed Blackburn entitled News - paintings, drawings & prints. The show will open during Fall Gallery Night, Saturday, September 6, 2008 with a reception for the artist from 2 - 9 pm. Guests are invited to enjoy beer and wine by Ben E Keith, and water by Acqua Panna / San Pellegrino. The artist reception is free and open to the public. Ed Blackburn's art is oddly in sync with the completely out-of-tune state of the world. His canvases are peopled with recognizable figures who seem to be trying to respect the...