Fort Works Art



Fort Works Art


CRYSTAL WAGNER: TROPISM


CRYSTAL WAGNER: TROPISM

Exhibition on Display: May 24 - June 24, 2017

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.
 

Lauren Childs - #28GRAMS


#28GRAMS

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

#28GRAMS 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 ways.

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 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 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 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 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 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 Candy Castle Aug 2 - Sept 2, 2017 Group sculpture show curated by Ben Willis will feature heavy hitters from around the country.







Friday Night 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 will change.





Knowledge Bennett 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.

Mimi Clemons
Gallery Coordinator
O 817.759.9475 C 817.235.9656
2100 Montgomery St
Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
https://www.fortworksart.com/

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