Gallery Walk Events for Sept. 22

DADA Fall Gallery Walk
and Bike Swarm

Sept. 22, 2012
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at various locations

Featuring 40 of DADA’s leading member galleries, museums, and nonprofit art spaces, DADA Fall Gallery Walk is a free event held Saturday, Sept. 22, from 2 to 8 p.m. The day also includes panel discussions for artists, DADA Docents, an after party, and, NEW this fall, Bike Swarm in the Design District with Bike Friendly Oak Cliff. And don’t forget the Deep Ellum Fall Gallery Walk Saturday as well from 6-10 p.m.!

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Art lovers of every description will have the opportunity to socialize and tour a full spectrum of galleries and special exhibitions””all in one day. Start at any member location and pick up a map or go online at to print one out. Hours at each gallery vary; please see individual listings. For information, call 214.914.1099 or e-mail

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff will provide a bike tour, called Bike Swarm, of the Design District. DADA Docents, made up of high school and community college students, will serve as exhibition hosts at select DADA galleries. The Dallas Contemporary will be the site of the Post Gallery Walk Party, with its opening reception for Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin’s Pretty Much Everything from 9 p.m. to midnight. This event is free and open to the public.

Scholarship Award Ceremony
Friday, Sept. 21
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

DADA will present its Edith Baker Art Scholarship of $2,500, a mentorship, an internship, and an artist’s studio visit to a visual art student from the Dallas County Community College District at a reception on Friday, Sept. 21, 6-8 p.m. in the Focus Gallery of the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. Artwork by finalists Arjoon KC of North Lake College, William Benitez of Eastfield College, Jessica Braddock of Richland College, Jonathan Gruchawka of Cedar Valley College, Fernando Johnson of Brookhaven College, Hannah Tyler of Mountain View College, and Candy Warth of El Centro College will be exhibited Sept. 15–Nov. 18. Visit or call 972.252.7558. The Scholarship Jury is Edith Baker, Marcie Inman, Sue Flynn, Lisa Taylor, and Kenneth Craighead.

Bike Swarm
Saturday, Sept. 22
1:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Cyclists of all age levels and abilities are invited to the Dallas Art Dealers Association and Bike Friendly Oak Cliff’s Bike Swarm as part of the DADA Fall Gallery Walk on Saturday, September 22, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at DADA member Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W. Jefferson Boulevard. The event is free and includes a choice of a guided or self-guided tour of the art galleries located in the Design District, with free refreshments provided by Royal 60.
We will leave the OCCC at 2 p.m. and ride together (4.2 miles) to the parking lot of Royal 60, 150 Turtle Creek Boulevard in the Design District, for refreshments provided by Wendy Krispin. Then riders can visit area galleries on their own or follow DADA Director Lisa Taylor. Those who choose to can meet up again at 5 p.m. at Royal 60 before heading to the Turner House, 401 N. Rosemont Ave., for its exhibition: ”œ100 Years of Oak Cliff Art”. Cyclists are advised to bring locks. For more information, call 214.914.1099 or e-mail To sign up, go to Bike Friendly Oak Cliff.

To download the map, go here.


DADA Panel Discussions
Sept. 22, 2012
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
at The MAC, 3120 McKinney Ave.

How Do I Get In and Do I Want To?
Panel One: Texas MFA Programs
10:30 a.m. to noon

Greg Metz, UTD
Kim Owens, UD
Stephen Lapthisophon, UTA
Michael Corris, SMU
Amie Adelman, UNT

Moderated by Jay Sullivan

Panel Two: Galleries
1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Jordan Roth, Ro2 Art
Kristi Kirkpatrick, Galerie Zuger
Jamie Labar, LuminArte Gallery
Mary Tomás, Mary Tomás Studio Gallery

Moderated by Shannon Brunskill

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door per panel. Proceeds from the Panels benefit the Edith Baker Art Scholarship and Artist Career Development Fund, a 501(c)(3).

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DADA is pleased to partner with the Creative Arts Center for these panels, with funding provided by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and the Texas Commission on the Arts.

ABOUT CREATIVE ARTS CENTER: Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) provides a nurturing environment for people to discover, develop, and express their artistic visions. Located on a two-acre campus four miles east of downtown Dallas, CAC offers more than 500 classes and workshops per year in such disciplines as ceramics, clay sculpture, drawing, glass, jewelry, metal arts, mosaic, painting, photography, printmaking, and stone carving. CAC also offers free arts programming to disadvantaged children. Not only a visual arts school, CAC is also a thriving arts community for a diverse range of students from teens to seniors. Visit CAC at 2360 Laughlin Drive in East Dallas or

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