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John Fraser John Fraser will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio. The exhibition will include selected works in mixed media from 1991- 2016. Fraser will be giving a lecture at the museum on Wednesday, September 28.
See the John Fraser gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.


Tom Hollenback Medium Pink/Green by Tom Hollenback was recently installed at the United States Embassy in Panama.

See the Tom Hollenback gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Bob Wade Bob Wade will be included in the upcoming exhibition, The New Westward: Trains, Planes and Automobiles that move the Modern West at the Tucson Museum of Art. The exhibition will be on view October 15, 2016 - February 12, 2017.

See the Bob Wade gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Richard Thompson Edge, a 1992 painting by Richard Thompson will soon be joining the collection of the Hallie Ford Art Museum on the campus of Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.

See the Richard Thompson gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Ken Hale In October, Ken Hale will be a guest artist at the Artist/Photographer Research Collection at the Museum of Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

See the Ken Hale gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Randall Reid Randall Reid will be featured in an exhibition at the Katy Contemporary Art Museum. The Hands of Time: A Retrospective features over 90 of Reid's works.




See the Randall Reid gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Ken Dixon Three works by Ken Dixon have recently been acquisitioned into the collection of the Museum of Texas Tech.









See the Ken Dixon gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Mark Smith Mark Smith just completed a commission of five paintings for the newest Nordstrom Domain store which will be opening in Austin on September 30.





See the Mark Smith gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Carol Benson Opening September 29, Carol Benson will be included in an upcoming Alumni exhibition at TCU's Moudy Gallery.








See the Carol Benson gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Ken Dixon's - Not So Still Life We are excited to announce that The Grace Museum has recently acquired Ken Dixon's Not So Still Life. The work will be a part of The Grace Museum's permanent collection. Dixon's exhibition 3 Short Stories & 12 Options will be on view at WCCA October 19- November 16, 2013.



Shown: Not So Still Life







See the Ken Dixon gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Judy Youngblood William Campbell Contemporary Art artist Judy Youngblood will be featured in two upcoming exhibitions. Hydrologic: Recent Work by Judy Youngblood will open October 4,2013. The exhibition will be on view at the Amarillo Museum of Art through December 8, 2013. Youngblood is also participating in the Los Angeles Printmaking Society's 21st National Exhibition. The exhibition is October 23 - November 15.



See the Judy Youngblood gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Steve Murphy Steve Murphy has been selected to exhibit his work, Until We Know at the Art Car Museum's exhibition In-Depth. The exhibition will be on view until November 16, 2013.







Shown: Until We Know






See the Steve Murphy gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Billy Hassell Billy Hassell will be feautred in an upcoming exhibition at the McDermott Learning Center at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of the University of Texas at Austin. The exhibition, Natural Patterns, featuring work by Billy Hassell and Charles Allen will be on view August 31 through December 8, 2013.




See the Billy Hassell gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

The new Moncrief Cancer Institute The new Moncrief Cancer Institute will be celebrating their art collection on Friday, October 11 from 5:30-8:00 pm. The Collection features works by several WCCA artists.



Richard Thompson Richard Thompson has been selected to participate in the 2014 Oregon Biennial. He is one of five artists who have been asked to design and develop an image for an 14' x 48' billboard which will be in downtown Portland.












See the Richard Thompson gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art site here.

Benito Huerta Benito Huerta is participating in an exhibition, Town and Country, in collaboration with Janet Chaffee at Brand Ten Gallery in Fort Worth. The exhibition will be on view January 13 - February 25 and is curated by Christine Bisetto and Matt Clark.









See the Benito Huerta gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Nicholas Wood Nicholas Wood was featured in an exhibition, First This/First That at Angelo State University's Gallery 193.




Shown: Capsules






See the Nicholas Wood gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Ken Hale Ken Hale had 193 prints covering a span of four decades placed in the Artist Printmaker Research Collection at the Museum of Texas Tech University, Art Division. Peter Briggs, PhD Helen Devitt Jones Curator of Art at the museum selected the works.




Shown: Frameworks: Library - House



See the Ken Hale gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Billy Hassell's  Roadrunner South of Marfa The Tyler Museum of Art has just acquired Billy Hassell's Roadrunner South of Marfa for its permanent collection.



Shown: Roadrunner South of Marfa



See the Billy Hassell gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Bob Wade The University of Texas at El Paso's Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts recently acquired five mixed-media drawings by Bob Wade created for the 1974 installation El Paso and a photograph documenting the installation.



Shown: El Paso



See the Bob Wade gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Judy Youngblood Judy Youngblood's Drip is featured in the 2012 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition. It is one of 60 prints that was selected from over 600 entries. The exhibition will be held Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University January 19 - February 17, 2012 and Roberta Waddell, Curator of Prints Emerita, New York Public Library is the juror.


Shown: Drip



See the Judy Youngblood gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Ken Dixon - Torn Shapes - Hummingbird Ken Dixon was part of a Two-Person Installation titled "Full Circle" in the Marjorie M. Post Gallery at South Plains College in Levelland, Texas. Dixon and a former student, Ryder Richards (an MFA graduate from Texas Christian and former William Campbell assistant) have installed 17 of their works which reference 8 large canvases from the 18th and 19th centuries that are permanently installed in the Fine Arts Gallery.


Shown: Torn Shapes - Hummingbird


See the Ken Dixon gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

John Holt Smith The Medium is the Message, is an exhibition at The Gallery at UTA, on view January 17 - February 11, 2012. The exhibition will feature William Campbell Contemporary Art artists, J.T. Grant and John Holt Smith, with the opening reception being held Friday, January 27 from 6 - 8:30 pm. John Holt Smith will be giving an artist talk on Thursday January 26 at 12:30 pm.




Shown: Wildflower Oculus #5



See the John Holt Smith gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Billy Hassell - Bluejay Ojibwe Billy Hassell's works are the subject of an exhibition titled: Memento: The Art of Billy Hassell currently on view at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
The exhibition runs through February 26, 2011. http://www.mgmoa.org/exhibitions/billy-hassell/




Shown: Bluejay Ojibwe



See the Billy Hassell gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Judy Youngblood's work, Splish Judy Youngblood's work, Splish has been selected for the http://www2.astate.edu/bradburygallery/ 2011 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition. The exhibition is on display January 20 - February 20, 2011 at the Bradbury Gallery at Arkansas State University.





Shown: Splish



See the Judy Youngblood gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Otis Jones - DFW Work Otis Jones was recently commissioned to create a large painting for the Dallas-Fort Worth Corporate Aviation Facility. The work has been installed and is now part of their permanent collection, greeting visitors flying into this private aviation facility.

Shown: Untitled DFW Work

See the Otis Jones gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

John Fraser - Earth and Sky II John Fraser is being featured in the exhibition titled:
Drawn, Taped, Burned: Abstraction on Paper, It can be seen at: http://www.katonahmuseum.org/exhibitions/. Selected from the Kramarsky collection at the Katonah Museum of Art, in Katonah, NY. Fraser was also asked to contribute two essays for the on-line publication.


Shown: Earth and Sky II

See the John Fraser gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Billy Hassell, J.T. Grant,
and Robert McAn Billy Hassell, J.T. Grant, and Robert McAn have been selected to participate in The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra's Painted Violins... Passions from the Palette. The project merges celebrated artists with the world of music to benefit children's education.
http://www.fwsymphony.org/support/special.asp

Shown: Painted Violins photos by Ellen Appel

See the artist's galleries on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Jane Helslander and Otis Jones Works by Jane Helslander and Otis Jones will be on view at the The University of North Texas Art Gallery in an exhibition entitled http://art.unt.edu/gallery Collections, Cultures and Collaborations: Inspirations from the Nieiman Marcus Collection. The exhibition is curated by Julie Kronick, Curator of the Neiman Marcus Collection, and on view January 18 - February 12, 2011. The opening reception is Tuesday, January 18, 4:30- 6:00 p.m.

Shown: Elliptical Shapes on a Red Field

See the artist's galleries on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Elliptical Shapes on a Red Field Carol Benson and Chris Powell are participating in Timpani , an exhibition at Gallery 76012, The UT Arlington/ Fort Worth Center. The exhibition is a group show, which features artists who work in disparate mediums, styles and approaches toward parallel resolutions, and is on view April 8 - May 31, 2010. Benson will also be included in Network, an exhibition at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts in Lubbock, April 28 – June 10, 2010.

Shown: Elliptical Shapes on a Red Field

See the Carol Benson gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

The End Time and Incremental Progressions, an exhibition of works by Benito Huerta at South Texas College in McAllen will be on display April 8- May, 21, 2010. The exhibition features 20 years of work by Benito Huerta.

Shown: The End








See the Benito Huerta gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Old Horse in Design Space Ken Dixon has a one person exhibition at Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX. The exhibition will be on view March 1- April 9, 2010. As a Visiting Artist at the University, Ken also juried the Annual Student Exhibition, gave a lecture on his work and conducted critiques of student work.

Ken Dixon’s gum bichromate print, Arid Land & Fetish Forms, is included in Colorprint USA’s 40th Anniversary Exhibition, at the Museum at Texas Tech University, March thru May 2010. This exhibition of 65 works by 65 US printmakers is curated by Dr. Peter Briggs. It represents a spectrum of work which has appeared in the 40 years of this juried exhibition. Dixon’s print is part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Texas Tech.

Shown: Old Horse in Design Space

See the Ken Dixon gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

It’s Not Going to Stop Sculptural works by Steve Murphy are included in Earthbound: The State of Sculpture at the Art Museum of South Texas in Corpus Christi. The exhibition is on view March 25 - May 16, 2010.

Shown: It’s Not Going to Stop










See the Steve Murphy gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Now and Then Ken Hale’s work is the subject of an exhibition at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary in Dallas. The exhibition is curated by Dr. Rick Brettell, and is on view April 10 – May 15, 2010.

Shown: Now and Then








See the Ken Hale gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Reflections/Courtyard IV Check out the April issue of Luxe Magazine for an article on Julie Lazarus. Her paintings as well as her glass works blown during her trips to Murano, Italy will be featured.

Shown: Reflections/Courtyard IV












See the Julie Lazarus gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Mixed Precipitation Judy Youngblood has been selected to participate in the Texas Oklahoma Art Prize at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University. The Museum is proud to present 72 works, selected by Juror Janis Goodman, Professor of Fine Art at Corcoran College in Washington, D.C. The works, representing a wide variety of genres and disciplines, were selected from among nearly 250 entries by 93 artists.

Shown: Mixed Precipitation





See the Judy Youngblood gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Post-Dogmatist Painting #423 Cecil Touchon will be featured on WRR 101.1 Classical Radio’s Art Matters. The program will air Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 6:30pm, and Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 4:00pm.

Touchon will be discussing his works with Sharon Benge and his upcoming exhibition opening March 31, 2010 at William Campbell Contemporary Art.

Shown: Post-Dogmatist Painting #423




See the Cecil Touchon gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Billy Hassell, ZEBRA Billy Hassell will participate in the Kimbell Art Museum's ongoing series, The Artist's Eye on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 11 a.m.

Moderated by Jennifer Casler Price, curator for Asian and non-Western art, Kimbell Art Museum, Billy Hassell will provide insights into the world of a professional artist and will relate contemporary art to works from the Kimbell Museum's collection.

Shown: ZEBRA


See the Billy Hassell gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Jane Helslander's work White Arcs on Red Jane Helslander's work White Arcs on Red is featured in the Winter 2010 issue of LUXE Magazine on pages 85-86. Helslander borrows her inspiration from the constant flux of nature to produce dynamic works that project motion with asymmetric and overlapping forms.

Shown: White Arcs on Red








See the Jane Helslander gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Benito Huerta - Meaning of Sight Meaning of Sight, an exhibition of dynamic works by Benito Huerta, will open at the Ellen Noël Art Museum in Odessa on Jan. 9 and remain on view through Feb. 28, 2010. Curated by Doylene Land, the exhibition includes drawings, watercolors, prints and oil paintings that derive visual influence from many sources, including art history, news events, politics, pop culture and the artist’s own ethnic background. Huerta, a celebrated figure in the arts throughout the United States, employs cultural imagery of ancient and living cultures to explore and map the origins, interactions and potentials of human experience.

Shown: Meaning of Sight

See the Benito Huerta gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Kevin Tolman - great room Several Kevin Tolman paintings were recently acquired for the HGTV Dream Home 2010 in Sandia Park, New Mexico. Click here http://www.hgtv.com/dream-home/dining-room-tour-hgtv-dream-home-2010/index.html
to view.

Catch the show on cable at HGTV:
January 8, 2010, 4:00 PM;
January 15, 2010, 10:00 AM;
January 18, 2010, 9:00 AM;
January 29, 2010, 8:00 PM;
January 29, 2010, 3:00 AM;
February 7, 2010, 5:00 PM

Times listed are Eastern time zone.



See the Kevin Tolman gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

1075-22x26 Bernd Haussmann - is participating in a group exhibit at the residence of the US Ambassador to NATO in Brussels, Belgium. The exhibition was organized by ART in Embassies Program, curator Camille Benton.









See the Bernd Haussmann gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Bob at work. Bob at work. The Austin Museum of Art's Austin Visual Arts Association has just presented Bob 'Daddy-o' Wade with its Collectors Circle Award. 2009 is the inaugural year for this award.
Congratulations!






See the Bob Wade gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

J.T. Grant - Tulips J.T. Grant was recently featured in the Visual Art Source Newsletter. His exhibition, The Sin Eater and the Anchorite, was reviewed by Anna Caplan. Click here to read the review: Go to visualartsource.com. The review can also be seen in the November inaugural issue of Art+Culture.






See the J.T. Grant gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Cecil Touchon was featured in the September issue of House Beautiful Magazine, in an article on the home of Los Angeles interior designer Windsor Smith.

See the Cecil Touchon gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Cecil Touchon - Fusion In July, Cecil Touchon curated Fluxhibition #3 at The Gallery in the E.H. Hereford University Center at the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas. This was the largest exhibition dedicated to contemporary Fluxus/Assemblage box artists ever assembled in the history of the Fluxus community. The exhibition featured works from artists from around the world and was promoted by Yoko Ono, who was once a member of the Fluxus Movement. Click here to read more about Fluxhibition #3: Go to "art & seek" Touchon was also part of an international exhibition entitled A Book About Death that opened September 10, 2009 during which the world premiere of Touchon’s Requiem of Rubber Bands was performed.

See the Cecil Touchon gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Tom Hollenback's painting Volumetric Painting-Orange, is being featured in an exhibition at the Ford Gallery at Eastern Michigan University. The exhibition, Contemporary Painting, will be on view October 5 - November 5, 2009. Curated by Michael Reddy and Amy Sacksteder, the exhibition investigates the role of painting in today's art world. It is an invitational survey of contemporary painting featuring the work of artists from across the country with works in a variety of paint media and approaches.

See the Tom Hollenback gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Noches de la Frontera, oil on canvas, 84” x 84”, Cheech Marin Collection Artist Benito Huerta will be featured in the upcoming exhibition Menudo: Chicano Art from the Cheech Marin Collection at the Art Museum of South Texas. The exhibit features works from the performer Cheech Marin’s renowned private collection and is on display September 17, 2009 - January 3, 2009. This collection highlights the religious, social and political life of Chicanos. Shown: Noches de la Frontera, oil on canvas, 84” x 84”, Cheech Marin Collection





See the Benito Huerta gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Julie Lazarus has been awarded a commission by Fort Worth Public Art to create two works for the new Westside Water Treatment Plant. The first, a watercolor, is the inspiration for a tile mosaic that will be displayed on the exterior entrance wall. The second is an oil painting that has a visual and conceptual relationship to the mosaic work. Both pieces celebrate water as a natural resource and reference the technology used in the new plant.
Julie Lazarus - oil painting proposal Julie Lazarus - tile proposal











See the Julie Lazarus gallery on William Campbell Contemporary Art Website here.

Randall Reid to participate in the
Museum’s Artist Looking at Art Series The McNay Art Museum in San Antonio has asked Randall Reid to participate in the Museum’s Artist Looking at Art Series in August 2010. The ALA Series asks artists to not only display their work in the museum’s galleries, but also give a presentation about the work on display and its relation to the McNay’s Collection. Randall’s works will be on display August - September 2010 with his presentation on August 12, 2010.



Shock and Awe by Benito Huerta Benito Huerta will be featured in two upcoming exhibitions in San Antonio. The University of Texas San Antonio on the main campus, which will feature a solo exhibition called Shock & Awe. The reception is July 9 from 6-8 pm and will continue till August 14. The second show is called Texas Drawing 1 at the Southwest School of Art and Craft, July 2-Septemper 6. The reception is July 2, 5:30- 7:30. CLICK HERE TO SEE IT!


Billy Hassell - Oriole - 2008 - Lithograph Billy Hassell has been awarded a Residency at the Vermont Studio Center, a prominent artists' and writers' Residency Program which hosts visual artists and writers from across the country and around the world.

Billy will have a three week residency at the Studio Center which is located along the Gihon River in Johnson, Vermont, a village in the heart of the northern Green Mountains. It should provide wonderful inspiration for Billy’s contemporary, naturalist works!

(Image - Billy Hassell, Oriole, 2008, Lithograph)


J.T. Grant was one of the 18 Texas artists whose ornamentJ.T. Grant Christmas Ornament - 2008 decorates the White House Christmas tree this year. Each year the First Lady selects a theme for the Blue Room’s Christmas tree, a tradition that began with Former First Lady Jacquelyn Kennedy. This year First Lady Laura Bush invited each congress member to select an artist to design a Christmas Tree ornament. Each ornament reflects the spirit of the congress member’s respective district. Grant’s design consists of four oil paintings signifying the distinct emblems of Fort Worth: the clock tower from the old Tarrant County courthouse, a Bass Hall angel, a longhorn and her calf, and an F-35 jet just after takeoff. The bulb is accented with gold filigree and tiny Austrian crystals. Grant’s exquisite ornament was recently featured in the Star- Telegram on December 10 along with other Texas artists who provided ornaments as well.


The Museum of Texas Tech University has just acquired a work by Joe Guy - Concealment Joe Guy, Concealment. This wall relief is constructed of graphite on paper stretched over wood. In a statement Guy commented, “To evoke the “presence of emptiness” in the image is this artist’s highest goal.”


Ken Dixon, Kenneth J. Hale, Luther Smith, and Richard Thompson’s works will be on exhibit at The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery at Midwestern State University. The exhibition, Thirty Year Selected Retrospective: Midwestern State University Art Gallery 1978-2008, will continue through Friday, January 9, 2009. The gallery features a selection of 29 artists who have presented their work over the past thirty years at this artistic establishment.

Ken Hale - Feast of the Gods, 2007
Ken Hale
Feast of the Gods, 2007
Digital prints with collage
Richard Thompson - Horizon Mountain Morning, 2007
Richard Thompson
Horizon Mountain Morning, 2007
Oil on wood panel
Ken Dixon - Female Rufous & Labyrinth, 2008
Ken Dixon
Female Rufous & Labyrinth, 2008
Acrylic on wood & wood engraving
Luther Smith - #2 Trinity River; Rockwood Park, Fort Worth, TX, 1995 Luther Smith #2 Trinity River; Rockwood Park, Fort Worth, TX, 1995 c- Printer


Jane Helslander and Julie Lazarus are two of the three finalists for the Westside Water Treatment Plant project with Fort Worth Public Art. The artist chosen for the project will be announced in the spring of 2009.

Jane Helslander - Cascading Arcs, 2008
Jane Helslander
Cascading Arcs, 2008
Paint, collage, mixed media on canvas
Julie Lazarus - Abstracted Reflections: Venice I, 2008
Julie Lazarus
Abstracted Reflections: Venice I, 2008
Acrylic, mixed media on canvas


Robert McAn Robert McAn

WRR Radio podcast is now available on his artist’s page.

(CLICK HERE)











Judy Youngblood  Untitled, 1988 Untitled, a pastel drawing by Judy Youngblood has recently been acquired by the Dallas Museum of Art through contribution from The Barrett Collection. These works are currently included in the exhibition Lone Star Legacy II: The Barrett Collection of Contemporary Texas Art at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibition will remain on view through September 14th. Judy Youngblood’s work Washed Away is also currently included in Biennial Southwest at the Albuquerque Museum of Art.

A mixed-media work by Patrick Kelly has also recently Patrick Kelly   I-72-R, 1991 been acquired by the Dallas Museum of Art through the contribution from The Barrett Collection. These works are currently included in the exhibition Lone Star Legacy II: The Barrett Collection of Contemporary Texas Art at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibition will remain on view through September 14th.


Cups in Fence, Mansfield, Texas “The Amon Carter Museum has announced recent acquisitions of works into their photography collection by Steve Watson and Luther Smith. The works acquired are Cups in Fence, Mansfield, Texas, 2001 and Mum, Grapevine, Texas, 2002 by Steve Watson and Dead Horses, Grassfire near Carbon, Texas, 2006 by Luther Smith. The photographs will be included in the exhibition, Masterworks of American Photography, up at the Amon Carter through November 16, 2008.”




Richard Thompson - Prairie Still Life #1 Richard Thompson will exhibit three new works at the Kellog Museum, California State University in September. Richard's work will also be included in a Thirty Year Selected Retrospective Exhibition Nov. 7, 2008 - Jan. 9, 2009 at the University Art Gallery of Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls. The exhibition highlights artists who have exhibited in that institution's thirty year history. A catalog will be produced for the exhibition.

Robert McAn will be our featured artist for Fall Gallery Night on September 6th. The exhibition, titled Identity Theory, will exhibit new works including mixed-media on canvas and mixed-media sculpture, incorporating shredded media from the artists' personal archives- art periodicals, tax returns, mortgage documents, & credit card statements. The cold nature of the original documents is transformed into warm, colorful, theatrical, and tactile abstract works.

Check out Jeff Mueller's work in the current volume of Studio Visit, a juried publication of international artists that is available at major book stores. Jeff has two works illustrated, one a large installation piece, each incorporating anonymous graffiti found in public spaces...often bathroom walls. Jeff uses this graffiti text in combination with iconic imagery, creating visual conversations & narratives that offer the viewer humor, enlightenment and knowledge. His compositions are created through low relief installations, emulsion, powder-coated copper and vinyl.


John Holt Smith John Holt Smith and Mark Stephen Smith will be included in Field of Color: Seven Contemporary Artists at the Art Museum of South Texas. The exhibition features selected artists from Texas whose work expands the viewer's idea of contemporary art. It will open September 19, 2008 and remain on view through December 28, 2008.

John Holt Smith will also participate in the Kimbell Art Museum's ongoing series, The Artist's Eye on May 17, 2008. Moderated by C. D. Dickerson, John Holt will provide insights into the world of a professional artist and will relate contemporary art to works from the Kimbell Museum's collection.

Benito Huerta Benito Huerta will be the focus of two solo exhibitions this upcoming year. First, the Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin, TX will show Intermezzo: Benito Huerta from March 8 to August 24, 2008. The Latino Cultural Center in Dallas, TX will also show Entr'acte: Benito Huerta from May 10 to July 12, 2008. Benito's works can also be seen in several upcoming group exhibitions including Continuum: Innovative Prints from 1992-2002 at Pyramid Atlantic in Silver Springs, Maryland; the Texas Chair Project at the Austin Museum of Art, and the UTA Faculty Biennial IX, at the University of Texas at Arlington. Benito has additionally completed public installation pieces for the Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin and for Park Design Enhancements in Fort Worth. His work was also added to the public collection of Microsoft Corporation in Renton, WA.

Jeff Mueller's work will be in included in the national juried group show 12x12 - A Small Works Show juried by Dave Hickey. Jeff also has a spread in Studio Visit Magazine Vol. 1, featuring two large images of his work.

Sevan Melikyan Stephen Daly and Sevan Melikyan are both finalists in the Hunting Art Prize. The Prize, sponsored by the international oil services company Hunting PLC, is a Texas-wide competition open to established and emerging artists. The Prize has earned a reputation for identifying distinguished artists. Their works will be displayed at a gala on May 3rd when the winner will be announced.

Stephen Daly Stephen Daly has also been invited to participate in a residency at Can Serrat, a three month residency for artists and writers near Barcelona, Spain.




Untitled, St. I by Judy Youngblood Untitled, St. I by Judy Youngblood is included in Sixty Square Inches 16th Biennial Small Print Exhibition at Purdue University Galleries in West Lafayette, IN. The exhibition runs from January 7 to February 17, 2008. Rough Seas will also be included in Fathom at Texas State University San Marcos. It will be on view from February 12 until March 20, 2008.

Ken Dixon Ken Dixon's works included in the Texas Exhibition Amistad traveled to the Museum of Modern Art in Trujillo, Peru from the National Museum in Lima, Peru. His work also appeared in an invitational group exhibition of Texas artists, Camp Marfa in October in conjunction with the Chinati Foundation Annual Conference. He will have an upcoming exhibition at William Campbell Contemporary Art, from May 10 to June 14, titled Sacred Landscapes, Recent Works.

Jane Helslander recently traveled New York City where she met one of her heroes, Louise Bourgeois. Jane had a chance to show and discuss her work with other artists in a salon hosted by Bourgeois, who began hosting these salons for artists over thirty years ago as a way to maintain interaction with the art community. Jane's large oil on canvas Nocturne was also recently added into the StatOil Collection in Houston, TX.

Bob “Daddy-o” Wade Bob Wade 'Daddy-o's' Texas Tales will be exhibited at the Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX from April 4 until June 5, 2008 with an opening reception on April 4th. Bob's work will also be featured on the cover of Fort Worth Business Press's "Energy Report" on March 3. An interview with Bob about his work by Mike Price will also be included.

Cedar Park Hospital in Austin, TX commissioned three large mixed-media paintings by Randall Reid for their gallery within the hospital. Randall will also be included in a three person exhibition at the Grace Museum in Abilene, TX and a solo exhibition at St. Edwards University in Austin, TX.



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