Past Exhibitions

Opening Friday, May 9, 5:00-8:30 May 9, 2014-June 14, 2014 Press: Artist Michelle Brandley mounts first solo show, by Gaile Robinson, Star Telegram, Life & Arts, Posted Sunday, May. 18, 2014. Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/05/14/5819844/artist-michelle-brandley-mounts.html#storylink=cpy Artspace111 announces Upright and Do Right Make All Right, a solo exhibition featuring new work by Michelle Brandley. The exhibition will open Friday, May 9, 2014 from 5:00-8:30 p.m. and will run through June 14, 2014. Enjoy beer and wine by Ben E Keith. Artspace111 is free and open to the public. Michelle Brandley’s newest work moves beyond the examination of outward appearance to additional means of attaining perfection. A book...

December 6, 2013-February 1, 2014       Artspace 111 announces the show In a Good Light, featuring new paintings and drawings from Carol Ivey.  The exhibition will be on display beginning Friday, December 6, 2013 from 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. and will run through February 1, 2014. Enjoy beer and wine by Ben E Keith. Artspace111 is free and open to the public. [caption id="attachment_300" align="alignright" width="300"] Pomegranate Grouping, 2013, Carol Ivey, oil on canvas, 24 x 32”[/caption] Carol Ivey’s subject matter consists of found objects, including fruit and flowers from the garden, bird nests, cracked and broken vases, and drying sunflowers.  These ordinary...

October 18, 2013-November 30, 2013 Press: Robinson-Gaile.-Hard-at-Play.-Star-Telegram.-November-10-2013 Modern-Luxury-Dallas-John-Hartley-November-2013 Artspace111 announces Now and Them, a solo show featuring the paintings of John Hartley. The exhibition will open Friday, October 18, 2013 from 5:00-8:30 p.m. and will run through November 30, 2013. Enjoy beer and wine by Ben E Keith. Artspace111 is free and open to the public. John Hartley’s oil paintings honor some of the most tattered and mangled objects from our past: children’s toys. Drawing from his own childhood, Hartley collects once-treasured toys that have seen better days. He then paints these childhood relics on a grand scale full of action, color and emotional weight....

June 21, 2013-August 3, 2013 Artspace111 announces The Abstract Show, a group show featuring the work of Carly Allen-Martin, Matt Clark, Amy Herzel, Winter Rusiloski, and Ron Watson. The exhibit will be on show beginning Friday, June 21, 2013 from 6 - 8 p.m. and will run through August 3, 2013. Enjoy beer and wine by Ben E Keith. Artspace111 is free and open to the public. Carly Allen-Martin’s mixed media paintings are a celebration of life and beauty. Thick, heavy brush strokes are juxtaposed with a lightness of color that elevates the paintings. Allen-Martin earned her BFA from TCU in 2007...

March 15, 2013- April 16, 2013 Artspace111 announces Like, a group exhibition featuring Artspace111 artists.  For this special exhibition, Artspace111’s stable joins with the artists they like.  All artist draw vision from their environments and this exhibition highlights the impact artists have on one another. Some artists are paired with artists whose style or subject matter was inspiring. Others with artists whose careers have provided motivation.  Some artists are paired because they simply like their art.   Like features the works of Alice Bateman, Daniel Blagg, Dennis Blagg, Michael Bane, Michelle Brandley, Danville Chadbourne, Matt Clark, David Conn, Carolyn Cruz, Ann Ekstrom, Pat...

February 1, 2013-March 9, 2013 Artspace111 announces the group exhibition Go Figure, paintings and prints by Artspace111 artists Michelle Brandley, Sarah Green, Nancy Lamb and Devon Nowlin. This all female group focuses on different aspects of the figure. Each artist examines the exterior shell we wear, be it the one we are born with or the one we carefully create. Michelle Brandley, a recent MFA grad from TCU, focuses on the parts. Sensuous legs, lips and other fleshy parts are juxtaposed with elephants and icons from the 1958 movie Attack of the 50 Foot Woman. Her oil paintings examine body image and...

December 7, 2012-January 26, 2013 RETURN: Paintings and Prints “I believe my images stem from a deep inner connection between nature and the human psyche. These scenes may resonate with a wish for containment, an experience of loss, or a memory of wonder and awe.” -David Conn Artspace 111 announces a solo show, RETURN: Paintings and Prints, by artist David Conn. Two years in the making, Conn's large-scale paintings depict powerful images of dense forest scenes. Trees and tangled underbrush alternate with dappled or streaming sunlight. Viewed from a distance, the paintings and prints are alive with pictorial clarity. Up close, the surface teems with...

September 8, 2012- October 13, 2012 "I am drawn to neglected areas that are in a state of limbo. For me, they have an element of something that's very ordinary, very American." - Daniel Blagg Artspace111 features Peripheral Vision, new oil paintings and watercolors from Daniel Blagg in his first solo show at the gallery in three years. Blagg's latest work includes his stylistically flat neorealist paintings of what were once gleaming signs of commercialism, now dilapidated, rendered with an abundance of metaphorical comments on all aspects of contemporary society. Additionally Peripheral Vision includes two new pieces from Blagg's wildly popular series...