Masking Small Panel by Chad Sager

Half scale painting prep. 

Half scale painting prep. 

While I'm waiting for the layers of the small studies to dry, I'm prepping the smallest of the two panels I'll be working on. I can start layering the gesso on these before the small study is complete. Being patient and waiting for lots of thin layers to dry reminds me of why I started making drawings instead. 

Dallas Observer Listing by Chad Sager

Used to be, Dallas Contemporary focused on just Texas artists. But then, used to be, Dallas Contemporary lived in a much different venue. Now housed in a larger, much more raw space--repurposed industrial quarters, actually, and one of the few like spaces in the US--the Contemporary has expanded its focus to, well...the title of the current exhibition should tell you: Here. There. & Beyond

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Joan Davidow, curator of Here. There. & Beyond giving a talk tomorrow night at Dallas Contemporary by Chad Sager

Tomorrow nightSeptember 29th at 7pm Joan Davidow, curator of Here. There. & Beyond. will be talking at Dallas Contemporary about the show and here curatorial style.

From Dallas Contemporary:

Wednesday, September 29 · 7:00pm - 7:30pm Location Dallas Contemporary 161 Glass Street Dallas, TX Created By Dallas Contemporary More Info Join us for the final event of Legends Fortnight - Wednesday, September 29 at 7 pm. Listen to Joan Davidow, curator of current exhibition Here. There. & Beyond., share thoughts about the works in the show and her approach to curating.

Here There and Beyond Preview Opening 1
Here There and Beyond Preview Opening 1

Preview Event for Here There and Beyond by Chad Sager

Here There and Beyond Preview Opening 9

Some more snapshots of last night, the preview event for members.  I think turnout was a little lite because there were over 400 people at the Legends event honoring Joan.  Tonight is the opening, 7-10 at 161 Glass Street at Riverfront Dallas, Texas 75207.  If you're out in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area come out and join us![gallery link="file" orderby="rand"]