Two more nominees for the Edith Baker Art Scholarship

Christopher Gonzales

Christopher Gonzales

North Lake College’s Art Department professors have selected Christopher Gonzalez and Pavlina Panova as nominees for this year’s Edith Baker Art Scholarship.

Gonzalez and Panova will join Brookhaven art students Francisco Alvarado and Brian Hauser along with Mountain View students Caitlin Ramsey and Gonzalo Truijillo for the September 24, 2010 Edith Baker Art Scholarship exhibit. The group exhibit will feature the work of selected DCCCD art students. DADA’s Scholarship Committee members will jury the show and determine the recipient of this year’s Edith Baker Art Scholarship.

This year’s exhibit takes place September 24, 2010 at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 North MacArthur Blvd in Irving. And, on September 25 DADA’s Fall Gallery Walk with Panel Discussions and the 25th Anniversary Party will take place. Make note of the October 10th premier of the film looking at the Dallas visual art scene for the past 25 years that is in honor of the establishment of the Edith Baker Art Scholarship and Artist Career Development Endowment Fund. Viewing is Sunday, October 10, 2010, 2 p.m.- 2:45 p.m., the Dallas Museum of Art, Horchow Auditorium, 1717 North Harwood Street in Dallas’ Arts District.

For more information or to donate to the Edith Baker Scholarship and Artist Career Development Fund go to http://dallasartdealers.org//artscholarship.php

The annual DADA Fall Gallery Walk will be Saturday, Sept. 25. It begins with panel discussions to educate the public and artists from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther. The Walk (really a car ride) begins at 2 p.m. at any of DADA’s 37 member galleries, museums and nonprofit art spaces. This FREE event goes until 8 p.m. and allows art lovers to socialize and roam (in a car) from gallery to gallery all in one day. Donation jars for the Edith Baker Art Scholarship will be on hand along with refreshments, artists and art professionals.

An After Gallery Walk Party will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. at Dallas Contemporary, 161 Glass St. at Riverfront. In honor of the DADA art movement, the party will be multi-disciplinary, featuring the arts of fashion, visual art, theater, dance, music, cooking and bartending. Paper City, Wendy Krispin Caterer, Inc., Darian Thomas Fashion, and The Dallas Conservatory are sponsors. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance at www.dallasartdealers.org or at the door. Maps for the Spring Gallery Walk will be available at each location or at www.dallasartdealers.org as a downloadable pdf. Hours may vary; please see individual listings. Call 214.914.1099 or e-mail info@dallasartdealers.org.

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