Ties that Bind: Contemporary Texas Painting

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The Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts is pleased to announce that Houston’s renowned Bill Reaves Gallery returns to be the first program of its popular Salon Series for Spring 2015.
On Thursday, February 19, Gallery Director Sarah Foltz will present “Ties that Bind: Contemporary Texas Painting” as the Salon Series program. This engaging discussion will trace common elements of Texas painting from the latter half of the twentieth century through the present, looking to the influence on Contemporary Texas Regionalist artists’ by artists from the 1950s and will discuss how their work continues to address local subject matter to evoke universal chords.

The Salon lecture occurs Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7:30; doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are $20 for non-members and $15 for Society members and students.

AlongWinter Salon 2 with the Salon Series presentation, from February 17-22, the Gallery will offer works by these Texas contemporary artists for sale at Turner House: Randy Bacon (Albany), Mary Baxter (Marfa), David Caton (Utopia), Margie Crisp (Elgin), Keith Davis (Austin), Charles Ford (Houston), Pat Gabriel (Fort Worth), Billy Hassell (Fort Worth), Lee Jamison (Huntsville), Rob Kendrick (Austin), Laura Lewis (Mason), William Montgomery (Elgin), Noe Perez (Corpus Christi), Jeri Salter (Round Rock), and Debbie Stevens (Cypress).

Turner House and Reaves will also host a gallery reception on Friday, February 20, 2015, 6:00pm –   9:00pm, with some artists in attendance, and a gallery talk on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 1:30 pm.

Salon Series – The Tie that Binds

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