Reception: Saturday, May 27, 2017, 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Artist: Crystal Wagner
Fort Works Art presents Tropism, a solo exhibition by international renowned
artist, Crystal Wagner. Crystal is a cut paper and installation artist based
in Philadelphia, PA. Wagner's interest in combining 2-dimensional and
3-dimensional forms, alternative use of materials, and hybrid approaches to
printmaking, and massive site-specific installations, have led to her artwork
being exhibited extensively in the U.S. and abroad. Her most recent commissions
include large-scale installations for the Flaming Lips, NIKE, and most recently
a 117 ft. piece for the Viacom headquarters in Times Square.
Exhibition on Display: March 23 - May 20, 2017
Reception: March 25, Noon to 9 pm
Artists: Arthur Brouthers, Kit King, Whisbe, Sergio Garcia,
Drigo. Joseph Grazi, Tim Okamura and more
It's more than just a show- It's a movement. Fort Works Art presents
#28Grams, a one-of-a-kind exhibition that connects the public to some of
the most highly representational, figurative, and abstract artists from
across the globe who are using modem platforms in striking and Innovative
Unparalleled In Its curatorial design, #28Grams features a diverse range of
28 museum and gallery represented artists from around the world who have
broken through the walls of traditional "art" spaces by garnering International
online fame through mixing their fine art process with the low-fi medium of
Instagram. Aimed at showcasing the Individuals behind the up-and-coming
digital movement. #28Grams is the conception of Fort Works Art co-founder
Lauren Childs who hopes to showcase the method in which "online social
networking is breaking down the geographical barriers of artistic genres."
Featured artists include Arthur Brouthers, Kit King, Whisbe, Sergio Garcia,
Drigo. Joseph Grazi, Tim Okamura and more.
2017 EXHIBITION CALENDAR
Cordelia Bailey: One Last Shot Feb 21 - March 18, 2017 Dontrius Williams: One More Shot Feb 21 - March 18, 2017
Photography show featuring local artists Cordelia Bailey and Dontrius Williams
28Grams March 23 - May 20, 2017 (Reception: Sat, March 25, Noon - 9pm)
#28Grams is a blockbuster show featuring 28 of the most successful artists today culled from Instagram
Crystal Wagner May 24 - June 24, 2017
Crystal Wagner (b. 1982) creates sculptural paper works that mimic natural
forms. Her work utilizes elements of craft and assemblage presented with an
organic and fluid sense of being and movement.
Betsy Price High School Art Competition May 24 - June 3, 2017
Jay Wilkinson June 28 - July 29, 2017 (Reception: Sat, July 15, 6 - 9pm)
Jay Wilkinson is a Fort Worth based painter and sculptor. This is his first
official solo exhibition and the massive paintings and sculptures will comprise
the entire gallery. Prior to the show, Wilkinson will complete a residency at
Fort Works Art
Ben Willis: Candy Land Aug 2 - Sept 2, 2017
The bright colors and resin surfaces of Phoenix based artist Ben Willis are
instantly recognizable. Willis investigates patterning through geometry, color
relationships, layering and texture.
Candy Castle Aug 2 - Sept 2, 2017
Group sculpture show curated by Ben Willis will feature heavy hitters from
around the country.
Friday Night: Lights Out Sept 7 - Oct 14, 2017 (Reception: Sat, Sept 9, 6 - 9pm)
A retrospective of the work of Greg Ploetz - Fort Worth artist and former
football player whose life was cut short by CTE. Friday Night: Lights Out
examines CTE and brings up questions about how the future of contact sports
Knowledge Bennett Oct 18 - Nov 25, 2017 (Reception TBD)
Knowledge Bennett uses familiar pop references to create a new image making a
statement about our culture.
New Pop Oct 18 - Nov 25, 2017
Tax Collection will curate an exhibition featuring a new form of pop art being dubbed New Pop.
About FORT WORKS ART
FORT WORKS ART: Fort Works Art is committed to bringing life, vitality and
energy to the art scene in Fort Worth, TX. They are a resource for both
seasoned collectors and the everyday individual. Existing somewhere between
a gallery, a cultural center and a museum, Fort Works Art strives to
continually evolve into its' own entity, free from the traditional labels
of the art world. They exist to support the arts, to give back to the
community and to inspire youth.