On Saturday, February 23rd, the Design District plays host to its “Gallery Walk”. For those that have not participated in this event I would like to suggest you make it out this Saturday. This particular event is where the local galleries on Dragon Street open their doors from 5-9, depending on the gallery, and feature some of the leading artist locally, nationally, and internationally. Most exhibitions turn every six weeks and open the viewer’s eye to what is grabbing the attention in the art world. CraveDFW will be on site every walk, featuring an insight on some of the best galleries on Dragon Street. We are featuring three new galleries in our very special “Gallery Walk Edition”. Continue reading
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When a person thinks of an artist, they usually think of a struggling, starving artist. This is not the case for all. This week I had the pleasure of getting a sneak peek inside the upcoming exhibition for Gallerie Noir. This particular show will feature the artistic explorations of Stevie Tate’s abstract paintings.
While in his studio, Tate gave me a preview of his exhibition “The Romance of Art and Words”. He explained that we all have a story to tell regardless whether it’s told through words or movement and colors. Tate is someone who spent seventeen years in a corporate setting, and found he no longer enjoyed his lifestyle. With much contemplation he chose to leave that lifestyle behind. Pursuing other opportunities which made him happier, he became an artist! Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Local photographer Leonard Volk has had a storied life, one filled with interest and intrigue. Now a retired architect, Volk once served his country in the Counter Intelligence Corps. As an active community volunteer Volk helped shape the landscape of Dallas. Recently Volk’s collection of photographs were published and his work has been on display throughout the country.
You may meet the Volk Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 5:30 to 7:30 at Gallerie Noir in the Design District which is located at 1525 Dragon Street. We offer you a chance to know Volk through this special Q&A we hope you enjoy.
We are also giving away a signed copy of Everyday to one very special reader who we will select at random among any comments left below. We will select a winner on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Continue reading