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May 23, 2015, 12:00 - 5:00 pm, Closing of Pop Up: Cohn Drennan Contemporary, ReDux - Angel Fernandez and Kit Reisch at Kirk Hopper Fine Art.
May 30, 2015, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Take Me to the River, New Orleans, at the Octavia Gallery.
is closing Saturday, May 23, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Angel Fernandez and Kit Reisch
A Pop Up Exhibition at Kirk Hopper Fine Art
3008 Commerce St, Dallas, TX
Opening Reception April 18, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Exhibition Dates, April 18 – May 23, 2015
Kit Reisch, The Abundance Mentality, 2015, graphite on paper, 9 x 9 inches
Kirk Hopper Fine Art is graciously hosting a pop up exhibition of Cohn Drennan Contemporary artists Angel Fernandez and Kit Reisch, titled ReDux, opening April 18. Kit was recently in Dallas when this opportunity was made available by KHFA, so the gallery elected to revive the 2012 pairing of these two artists’ Sublimation Simulacrum exhibition.
Fernandez’ voluptuous, round and colorful sculptures explore masculinity formed by a pre-established dynamic with the female gender. The resultant vocabulary is playful and inviting which activates a curiosity warranting physical investigation. Reisch explores architectural forms that can be seen as surrogates for people. As societies, private entities or individuals create structures to serve their needs, it follows that the structure itself would reflect the character of the creating entity. Architecture becomes an inherent indication of cultural critique.
Angel Fernandez, CROWN, 2014, painted polystyrene, 12 x 9 x 9 inches
Kit Reisch is a Dallas native currently residing in Prague with recent solo exhibitions in Bologna, Milan and Prague. His work was represented in VOLTA 8, Basel, Switzerland and Contemporary Istanbul. Residencies include Foundation OBRAS, Evoramonte, Portugal, Seoul Artspace Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea, MeetFactory, Prague, Czech Republic. Reisch was one of six artists in Here. There. & Beyond curated by Joan Davidow at the Dallas Contemporary in 2010.
Angel Fernandez is a Fort Worth artist and Associate Professor of art at Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus and taught at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. His sculptures have been exhibited at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts, the Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Art Santa Fe, multiple exhibitions at the Dallas Latino Cultural Center and the Fort Worth Sculpture Walk.
We appreciate Kirk Hopper Fine Art for hosting this pop up event and Casey Stranahan for her coordination. Join us at 3008 Commerce Street, April 18, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30 for the opening reception.
For more information about ReDux, Angel Fernandez/Kit Reisch or for more information about Cohn Drennan Contemporary, please call 214.708.8051214.708.8051 or e-mail email@example.com.
Take Me to the River, New Orleans
Opening Reception May 30, 2015, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Octavia Gallery, New Orleans
Community Outreach Project and Artist Collaboration: May 19 – 28, 2015
Exhibition at Octavia Art Gallery: May 30 – June 13, 2015
Opening reception: Saturday, May 30, 5 – 7 pm
Mary-Ann Beall, Joan Belmar, Jenna Bonistalli, John Brown, David Carlson, Rodolfo Choperena, Eglon Daley, Richard L. Dana, Jeannette Gausi, Mansoora Hassan, Judy Jashinsky, Jeffrey Pitt, Ruza Spak, Allison Stewart, Betsy Stewart and Michel Varisco
TAKE ME TO THE RIVER (TMTTR), an artists’ collective nonprofit organization, is collaborating on a unique project with Octavia Art Gallery, KID smART, and five prominent regionally based artists. The project includes an outreach program with 20 at-risk first grade students, an art collaboration between TMTTR artists and New Orleans based artists, and an exhibition at Octavia Art Gallery.
TMTTR was founded in 2001 by an international collective of 16 multimedia artists who depict water as a subject of beauty and global importance. The group's mission is to raise awareness and appreciation for water as a vital natural resource in every community around the world. Member artists do this by portraying water-related themes and issues in exhibits and accompanying outreach projects with at-risk people in each community. TMTTR's exhibits and programs open opportunities for local, national and international cooperation in addressing global water challenges.
In keeping with the custom of all TMTTR projects, the artwork in the exhibition at Octavia Art Gallery references water. In addition to the collaborative work the TMTTR and New Orleans artists created together, work by each participating artist will also be exhibited - incorporating painting, photography, mixed media, video and assemblage work.
Mary-Ann Beall, Joan Belmar, Jenna Bonistalli, John H. Brown, Jr., David Carlson, Rodolfo Choperena, Jann Darsie, Eglon Daley, Ashraf Fouad, Jeanette Gaussi, Mansoora Hassan, Judy Jashinsky, Ivana Panizzi, Jeffrey Pitt, Dierdre Saunder, Ruza Spak, Allison Stewart, Betsy Stewart and Michel Varisco.
For more information about Take Me to the River or for more information about Cohn Drennan Contemporary, please call 214.708.8051214.708.8051 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.