500 X GALLERY INC.— A haven for the works of upand-coming artists, 500 X Gallery is a bohemian scene with a lot of soul. Peruse the reasonably priced art while enjoying the laid-back vibe. www.500x.org. 500 Exposition Ave., 214.828.1111. ADOBE WESTERN ART GALLERY— Carrying traditional and contemporary fine Western art, Adobe Western Art Gallery offers sculpture, jewelry, furniture, textiles and pottery, as well. www.adobewesternart.com. 2324 N. Main St., Fort Worth, 817.624.4242. ALAN BARNES FINE ART— A sixth generation art dealer, Alan Barnes brings over a century of experience to the discerning buyer. Find contemporary works as well as 18th and 19th century pieces at this fine art gallery, located in the Oak Lawn neighborhood. www.alanbarnesfineart.com. 3906 Lemmon Ave., Ste. 222, 214.828.1311. DRAGON STREET GLASS GALLERY— Located in the Design District within a space shared by American Fine Art & Frame Co., Dragon Street Glass boasts one of the most impressive selections of fine blown glass in Dallas. Conservation and gallery quality framing services are offered along with professional crating and shipping. www.dragonstreetglassgallery.com. 1611 Dragon St., 214.749.7749. ARTISTS’ SHOWPLACE GALLERY— This gallery exists as a partnership between 15 local artists and primarily exhibits paintings in oils, watercolors and acrylics. Also, find photography and digital art, jewelry, sculpture, pottery glass designs and mosaics. www.theartistsshowplace.com. 15615 Coit Road, Ste. 230, 972.233.1223. ARTIZEN FINE ARTS— Hidden in the heart of the Dallas Design District, this contemporary gallery features the works of established and emerging artists like Angie Renfro, Jennifer Scott McLaughlin and Cara Enteles. www.artizenfinearts.com. 1215 Dragon St., 214.979.2140. ARTSPACE 111— ArtSpace 111 fosters a creative community where local artists often gather to share ideas and create great works. This contemporary gallery features onsite working studios for artists, an outdoor sculpture garden and highlights the distinctive works of Texas artists like Daniel and Dennis Blagg. www.artspace111.com. 111 Hampton St., Fort Worth, 817.692.3228. BATH HOUSE CULTURAL CENTER— One of the first Art Deco structures in the Southwest, this White Rock Lake oasis of creativity has long evolved from its original use as a “bath house” to a 120-seat theater. The dynamic array of visual and performing artworks includes an eclectic repertory of theatrical productions, modern and classical dance performances, live music ranging from classical to jazz and gallery exhibitions highlighting the original
works of brilliant artists. www.dallascityhall.com. 521 E. Lawther Drive, 214.670.8749. CHRISTOPHER MARTIN GALLERY— A self-taught artist, Christopher Martin is known for his reverse glass painting technique. With a distinctive style that artistically merges photography, painting and digital media, Martin’s signature acrylic-on-acrylic and acrylic-on-canvas works have a common metallic element. www.christopherhmartin.com. 2412 Victory Park Ln., 214.880.1770. COHN DRENNAN CONTEMPORARY— Colorful things are happening at this contemporary artist showroom. With frequent exhibitions, this gallery focuses on artists who speak loudly through abstract works. www.cohndrennancontemporary. com. 1107 Dragon St., 214.708.8051. CONDUIT GALLERY— For the past 18 years, Conduit Gallery has been dedicated to the visual arts in North Texas, representing a range of established and emerging artists like Ellen Berman, Steven Miller, Roberto Munguia, Michael Roch, Reinhard Ziegler and Susie Phillips. www.conduitgallery. com. 1626 Hi Line Drive, Ste. C, 214.939.0064. CRAIGHEAD-GREEN GALLERY— Craighead-Green contemporary gallery represents the work of local, national and international artists, focusing on contemporary paintings and sculptures in a myriad of media and styles. Consistently named one of the best galleries in Dallas, Craighead-Green is a member of the Dallas Art Dealers Association. www.craigheadgreen.com. 1011 Dragon St., 214.855.0779. FIREHOUSE POTTERY & GALLERY— For contemporary ceramics and pottery, head to Fort Worth, where this working studio and art gallery features at least a dozen local artists at any given time. www.firehousegalleryfw.com. 4147 Meadowbrook Drive, Fort Worth, 682.560.3467. FORT WORKS ART— Since it opened less than two years ago, Fort Works Art has continued making waves in the contemporary art world, from DFW to Miami’s Art Basel and beyond. The gallery’s intriguing exhibitions highlight the diverse talent and perspective of artists hailing from the Lone Star state, including Dan Lam, Sergio Garcia and Marshall Harris, a TCU grad and Texas native whose large-scale, impossibly realistic drawings seem to mirror the artist’s (and former NFL player’s) 6’6” stature. Check out gallery owner Lauren Childs’ paintings inside as well, all of which convey different styles and subjects. www.fortworksart.com. 2100 Montgomery St., Fort Worth, 817.759.9475. GALLERY 414— Gallery 414 has been promoting contemporary art in a wide range of medium since 1995. It shows a mixture of different kinds of artists with different kinds of sensibilities, all to bring a new perspective to the viewer. www. gallery414.org. 414 Templeton Drive, Fort Worth, 817.336.6595. HOLLY JOHNSON GALLERY— The gallery was founded in 2005 and represents about 30 different artists from around the nation. It’s also a founding member of the Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas and the good people at Holly Johnson give great advice and recommendations for private and corporate collectors. www.hollyjohnsongallery.com. 1411 Dragon St., 214.369.0169. JANETTE KENNEDY GALLERY— The South Side on Lamar, located in the soul of south Dallas, is known for trendy and urban-style living. Amidst its eclectic walls, you’ll stumble upon a sacred treasure: the Janette Kennedy Gallery. With a new exhibit every two weeks, the gallery displays ceramics, video, woodcuts, paintings, drawings, music, graphic arts and found objects by local and international artists. www.southsideliving.info. 1409 South Lamar, 214.426.1575. KETTLE ART— If you want to see more from local artists, stop by Kettle Art. This is a laid-back gallery, where the focus is on progressive and new media, as well as painting and photography by local and regional artists. www.kettleart.com. 2650 Main St., 972. 834.6964. KITTRELL RIFFKIND ART GLASS AT SOUTHWEST GALLERY— Dallas’ premier art glass gallery features an ever-changing selection of outstanding and innovative work by over 300 contemporary North American glass artists. Open Tuesday through Saturday 9 am-6 pm and Sundays from 1-5 pm. The studio is located in Richardson, and is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am-6 pm. www.kittrellriffkind.com. 4500 Sigma Road (at Welch), 972.239.7957.; Studio: 1600 N. Plano Road 400, Richardson, 972.239.7989. LEVEL GALLERY— In the midst of both the Deep Ellum and Fair Park neighborhoods, this contemporary gallery displays a mix of paintings, sculptures and assorted mixed media. A recent exhibition featured works by HENSE, a celebrated painter and large-scale installation artist. Regularly featured artists include Alberto Mena, Francesca Bifulco and co-owner Mark Hanson. www.levelgallery.com. 2722 Logan St., 626.731.LOVE. MARTIN LAWRENCE— Martin Lawrence Galleries is internationally renowned as a premier dealer in original paintings, sculpture and limited-edition graphics by Picasso, Chagall, Warhol and other famous and soon-to-be famous artists. From a new exhibition gallery on the first level of Galleria Dallas, it provides access to “blue-chip” fine art not found anywhere else in Texas. www.martinlawrence.com. 13550 Dallas Pkwy., First Level, Galleria Dallas, 972.546.2988. MILAN GALLERY— This diverse gallery in Sundance Square houses works from local, national and international artists. Milan also plays host to special events, exhibitions and artist receptions. www.milangallery.com. 505 Houston St., Fort Worth, 817.338.4278. NEW WEST ALLEY GALLERY & FINE GIFTS— Carrying contemporary silver jewelry, pottery, wood sculpture, metal work and glass art, New West is your one-stop-shop for everything Southwestern. It features more than 60 Texas artists and their original works. www.newwestalley.com. 112 W. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, 682.552.5987. REBECCA LOW GALLERY— One man’s trash is another’s treasure, especially for artist Rebecca Low, whose metal art and sculpture gallery features unique pieces from various scraps, metals and materials like paint and glass. Stop by to get inspired, see what’s new or take home something that’s truly one-of-a-kind. www.rebeccalow.com. 7608 Camp Bowie Blvd. West, Fort Worth, 817.244.1151. ROUGHTON GALLERIES INC.— Housed in a building created by Foushee and Cheek in 1931, Roughton Galleries’ collection consists of 19th- and early20th-century American and European works by artists from the Hudson River school, American Luminist, Traditional Realism and more. www.roughtongalleries.com. 3702 Fairmount St., 214.871.1096. SAMUEL LYNNE GALLERIES— Contemporary artists J.D. Miller and Philip Romano head up this modern art and sculpture gallery. The 11,100-squarefoot industrial space is also home to a 30-seat, HD theater and a wine/espresso bar. www.samuellynne.com. 1105 Dragon St., 214.965.9027. SOUTHWEST GALLERY— This expansive gallery presents a diverse collection of original oils, graphics, antiques, sculptures and bronzes, as well as an outstanding selection of American and European oils in a variety of styles, including contemporary, traditional, impressionistic, Western and Southwestern. The gallery is also home to Kittrell-Riffkind Art Glass and The Artists’ Showplace. www.swgallery.com. 4500 Sigma Road, Dallas, 972.960.8935 or 800.272.9910. SOUTHWEST SPIRIT GALLERY— Located in the Gaylord Texan Resort, this Southwestern jewelry store carries some of the finest gemstone and sterling silver creations. American-made and inspired by the Southwestern lifestyle, these designs are tastefully ornate without being over-the-top. www.carolynpollack.com. 1501 Gaylord Trail, Ste. 1191, Grapevine, 817.778.1380. STOCKYARDS STATION GALLERY— The collection of gorgeous fine art—original bronzes, paintings, home furnishings, rope art, iron carvings and more—will keep visitors perusing for hours. www. stockyardsgallery.com. 140 E. Exchange Ave., Ste. 113, 817.624.7300. THE PUBLIC TRUST— Located in Deep Ellum, The Public Trust is eclectic and unconventional. This is the place to mix, mingle, have a drink, listen to some tunes and peruse the art of many an upand-coming artist. www.trustthepublic.com. 2919 Commerce St., Ste. C, 214.760.7170. THOMAS KINKADE GALLERY— As one of America’s most collected artists, Thomas Kinkade is a legend. Thomas Kinkade Gallery carries his light-infused paintings as part of one of the most extensive collections in the world. www.thomaskinkade.com. 302 Main St. (Sundance Square), 817.335.1140. VETRO GLASSBLOWING STUDIO & ART GALLERY— Vetro Glass Blowing Studio & Art Gallery offers visitors the opportunity to take home something completely unique. A one-of-a-kind, gorgeous piece of blown glass makes the perfect gift for loved ones back home. While you’re there, check out the live glass blowing demonstrations. www.vetroartglass.com. 701 S. Main St., Ste. 103, Grapevine, 817.251.1668. WILLIAM CAMPBELL CONTEMPORARY— In business for more than three and a half decades, this contemporary gallery is devoted to the preservation and advancement of modern works from all media. Bill and Pam Campbell have become an integral part of the Texas art scene, and have dealt with some of the most important artists of the day. www.williamcampbellcontemporaryart.com. 4935 Byers Ave., 817.737.9566. WISBY-SMITH FINE ART— Located in Crescent Court, Wisby-Smith is all about premier artists and exclusive exhibitions and artwork. Showings by appointment; call in advance to schedule. www.wisby-smith.com. 500 Crescent Court, 214.397.0808.