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News: PRESS RELEASE - William Betts: A Man, A Plan, The Full Moon, - Yucatán, January 17, 2024 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE - William Betts: A Man, A Plan, The Full Moon, - Yucatán

January 17, 2024 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of William Betts: A Man, A Plan, The Full Moon, - Yucatán, an exhibition of recent large scale stencil paintings by the California based artist. A reception will be held February 17th from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibit continues through May 4...

 

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News: ARTIST STATEMENT - William Betts, January 14, 2024 - Holly Johnson Gallery

ARTIST STATEMENT - William Betts

January 14, 2024 - Holly Johnson Gallery

A man, a plan, a full moon, - Yucatán

Postcards from the Yucatán

When I was 12 years old, my mother gave me a Pentax SLR camera for Christmas. After Christmas, my father took us on a post-Christmas vacation to Mexico. Throughout the trip I took pictures of all the sites. Rolls and rolls of film. We started in Mexico City and then we went out to Merida. For some reason on that trip, I fell in love with Merida and the Yucatán. Maybe it was the sultriness of the city, maybe it was the comfort of the scale after the vastness of Mexico City. There was something about Merida and the Yucatán that really resonated. We stayed at the Hotel Merida in Centro, and we explored the city and the central market, we went to all the ruins at Uxmal and the surrounding area, we went to a cenote. We were only in Merida for three days, but it left a lasting impression. I often thought about Merida and returning there to see how it changed, but I never did...

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News: PRESS RELEASE - Joan Winter: Essential Light, December  6, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE - Joan Winter: Essential Light

December 6, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to announce the opening of Joan Winter: Essential Light, an exhibition consisting of a new monoprints on Japanese mulberry paper, new soft-ground etchings, new oil paintings, and recent sculpture. An opening reception for the artist will be held Saturday, January 6th from 4 to 7 p.m. and the exhibit will continue through March 16th...

 

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Douglas Leon Cartmel - Snowy Forest, October 18, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Douglas Leon Cartmel - Snowy Forest

October 18, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming solo exhibition by Dallas based artist Douglas Leon Cartmel. The exhibition titled SNOWY FOREST features a selection of new paintings including winter scenes and abstractions. The exhibition will be on view from November 18, 2023 through February 10, 2024. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, November 18th from 4-7 p.m...

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Matt Rich - Painting to open October 14, August 26, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Matt Rich - Painting to open October 14

August 26, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to present MATT RICH: PAINTING, an exhibition of gouaches and painted paper constructions by the Los Angeles-based artist. An opening reception for the artist will be held Saturday, October 14, from 5 - 8 pm. The exhibition is the third with the artist and continues through December 22...

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Michael Young - Strata Books and Verb-ers to open Aug 26, July 15, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Michael Young - Strata Books and Verb-ers to open Aug 26

July 15, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to present Michael Young: Strata Books & Verb-ers, an exhibition of recent drawings on paper by the Austin-based artist. A reception will be held on Saturday, August 26th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. This exhibition marks the artists’ second solo exhibition with the Dallas gallery...

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News: ARTICLE: James Lumsden - STRATA - Top Five, June 15, 2023 - Glasstire

ARTICLE: James Lumsden - STRATA - Top Five

June 15, 2023 - Glasstire

Top Five: Glasstire counts down the top five art events in Texas for the week of June 15, 2023

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Liz Ward - The Grove, April 11, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Liz Ward - The Grove

April 11, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to announce the representation of Liz Ward and the opening of The Grove, an exhibition of new works on paper by the celebrated San Antonio based artist. An opening reception for the artist will be held Saturday, May 20, from 5 - 8 pm...

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News: PRESS RELEASE: James Lumsden - Strata, March  7, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: James Lumsden - Strata

March 7, 2023 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery is pleased to present James Lumsden: STRATA, an exhibition representing a recent ensemble of paintings by the Scottish artist. This is the artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery, following the solo debut Reflexion (2018) and the group show Manmade (2016).  An opening reception will be held Saturday, April 1, from 5 - 8 pm. James Lumsden: STRATA will continue through June 17.

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News: PRESS RELEASE: Dornith Doherty - Illuminations at BRIT Feb 17th, January 31, 2023 - BRIT / Botanical Research Institute of Texas at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

PRESS RELEASE: Dornith Doherty - Illuminations at BRIT Feb 17th

January 31, 2023 - BRIT / Botanical Research Institute of Texas at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Presents Dornith Doherty: Illuminations - Past, Present, and Future of Fern Research with a panel discussion on February 17th at 7pm and a reception from 7 - 9 pm. 

Dornith Doherty: Illuminations - Past, Present, and Future of Fern Research is a tripartite environmental art exhibition emerging from a research-based creative collaboration with Dr. Alejandra Vasco, Research Botanist, Ana Niño, Librarian, and Tiana Rehman, Herbarium Director at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT). As an artist affiliated with BRIT since July 2021, Doherty investigated the crucial physical artifacts of botanical biodiversity research – from a collection of diaphanized plants made in the 1950s to a contemporary Andean biodiversity project focused on diverse ferns threatened by climate change and ecosystem disruption...

 

 

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