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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....

J.C. PaceIII and crew installed "Three Large Avocados" in the Katie F. Wright Sculpture garden today. With the help of a sky lift and 5 strong men the Avocados are now in place for Thursday's opening reception. ...

Artspace111 has finally joined to the Twitter network. Just one more way to keep up with you, our loyal patrons and fellow art enthusiasts. Now you are sure to never miss a beat with the happenings at Artspace111.  ...

Artists bring different techniques to wide-open landscapes By Gaile Robinson Many of these artists are "landscapers." Dennis Blagg and Jim Malone in particular have made careers on the vastness of far southwest Texas. With every new exhibition, Blagg has a new size or medium of Big Bend on display. This time out, it is small-scale pencil works so rigorously detailed that they look like black-and-white photographs. His ability to render the hardscrabble wastelands of Big Bend into loveliness is beyond realism. He doesn’t skimp on the thorns, ankle-twisting terrain or shimmering heat, but they are still beautiful. They are Lorelei landscapes, visually enticing,...