It is time for another exciting Saturday on Dragon Street featuring (hopefully) good weather and some amazing art shows. Here's your guide to a few things you can expect to find in the art galleries of the Dallas Design District this Saturday evening.
Craighead Green Gallery Saturday evening Craighead Green Gallery will present a three-artist exhibition featuring Peter Burega's oil on panel landscapes, Jerry Cabrera's 3-dimensional, horizontal brightly colored canvases inspired by visits to German concentration camps and James Zwadlo's series "Pedestrians," examining the people of New York City from an aerial perspective. The opening reception runs from 5pm to 8pm and will run through March 29.
Holly Johnson Gallery ' Holly Johnson Gallery is hosting Geoff Hippenstiel for his Dallas solo debut with an opening on February 22 from 6 to 8 pm. Hippenstiel is a painter first and foremost whose paintings exhibit a powerful engagement with texture. While his works appear to have no basis in reality, the abstract paintings are loosely based on photographs of people, landscapes and well-known artworks adding an interesting element of complexity to the lush paintings. The show will run through May 10 at Holly Johnson Gallery.
Mary Tomás Gallery Over at the always welcoming Mary Tomás Gallery visitors have the opportunity see the work of two well-known Santa Fe artists. Husband-wife duo Blair Vaughn-Gruler and Ernst Guler will showcase their newest works in oil, mixed media and sculpture with found materials. The show opens with a reception on February 22 from 6-9pm and closes March 29.
Sun to Moon Gallery Photography more your thing? Head to Marilyn Miller's Sun to Moon Gallery for the work of Jeffrey Conley. Conley works with a Hasselblad film camera to document and illustrate his love for the natural world. His photographs of landscapes and the wilderness are imbued with the reverence he feels towards nature. Conley will be in attendance for an opening reception on February 22 and his work will be on display until March 29.
Conduit Gallery At Conduit Gallery art lovers have the opportunity to see the work of three different and fascinating artists. Annabel Daou's text based drawings are exhibited as scrolls, prompting viewers to consider history, life and culture while Maja Ruznic's works examine memory and its influence on our reality. Finally Marcelyn McNeil's large scale paintings are created through a unique process from which sculptural forms emerge. Join the gallery for an opening reception on the 22nd from 6pm to 8pm and view the work on display through March 29. WALL Gallery Back on Dragon, new to the area WALL Gallery is hosting an opening for a show entitled "Alone Together" featuring the work of artists Ajay Kothari and Ariana Baker. The reception will run from 5pm to 8pm.
Laura Rathe Fine Art is marking its first year anniversary on Saturday, February 22nd with the "ONE" exhibition and reception featuring various new works by established roster artists as well as an exclusive first look at the gallery's debut artists. The "ONE" collection will be on display through March 29. To mark the continuous support and patronage received throughout LRFS's inaugural year in Dallas, gallery artists will create 'ONE' signature and unique piece that will reflect an expression of gratitude. Join the gallery for an opening reception on Saturday from 6pm- 9pm.