See You at Main Street Fest in Grapevine

I’m thrilled to announce that I’m heading back for another year at Main Street Fest in Grapevine, Texas. I’ll be bringing prints, some ready-to-hang pieces, with a combination of older work and newer work too. There will be a little something for everyone.
I hope you’ll join me, and over 20 other local artists who are vending inside the historic Foust Funeral Home & Event Space inside Festival grounds located at 523 S. Main Street. Rain or shine, hot or cold we’re inside and have something for everyone, and every price point!

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Please note our art area hours conclude before the festival shuts down on Friday and Saturday.

MAIN STREET FEST DAILY GENERAL ADMISSION
$7 Adults // $5 Seniors 62+ // $5 Children 6-12 years
*Admission is free on Friday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
**Children under the age of 6 are free
Weekend pass for $15.

For more information about the festival including parking, entertainment, and more, please visit the official website at: https://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/main-street-fest/

2019 Best of Photography Exhibit at Stonehenge Gallery

I’m thrilled to announce that a four-panel jury has invited three of my photographic works into their “2019 Best of Photography Exhibit” at Stonehenge Gallery which has been specializing in fine art for nearly 50 years. The exhibit runs July 8-31, 2019, with an opening reception July 11 at 5:30pm at Stonehenge Gallery located at 401 Cloverdale Road in Montgomery, Alabama.

The pieces (Solitude, Contemplation & Open Doors) were all taken in various churches across the state of Texas.

Join me at Bedford Arts Fest – March 30 (10am-6pm)

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My next Festival appearance will be the Bedford Art Festival (March 30, 10am to 6pm) held at the Bedford Boys Ranch in Bedford, Texas. Both admission and parking is free so it’s a great excuse to come out and support your local artists!  There will be live music, food trucks, an art marketplace and more! I hope to see 👀 you there!

Here’s just a sampling of some of the works I’ll be bringing.

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CANCELLED: Belaire Event Series – Spring Celebration

cancelledDue to the forecast calling for wind and thunderstorms, organizers have decided to cancel Hurst’s celebratory Arts March Pop-Up, the Belaire Event Series – Spring Celebration this Saturday, March 23, 2019.

While the city is rescheduling it for April 27, I have prior commitments on the new date so will no longer be able to participate. I wanted to update all my followers so no one showed up looking for me and expecting a party, and finding neither.

My next festival appearance will be next weekend, Saturday, March 30 at the Bedford Arts Festival. Both admission and parking are free, and there will be an art marketplace, performances, food trucks, kids activities and more! I hope to see you there!

Belaire Event Series – Spring Celebration March 23

I’ll be bringing my photography to the Belaire Event Series – Spring Celebration which is a Pop-Up event held Saturday March 23rd from noon to 6pm.

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This family-friendly event, the second in the series, is a collaboration between the City of Hurst, Texas and the local business and arts communities. Join me and other local artisans from 12-6pm for a family friendly event in the parking lot of the Belaire Shopping Center next to the Artisan Theater. There will be food trucks, several live music performances, games, face-painting and more! For updated details, or to find out how you can join in, or volunteer please visit the official Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/602092723563078/

 

 

Au Revoir, Elm Street Studio!

Thanks to everyone who came out to support me during my photography exhibition Life in Frame, at Elm Street Studio in Keller, Texas. The show closed on March 1st, and it’s always a little bittersweet taking your art down off the wall at the end of an exhibition. But there’s always more opportunities around the corner!

If you missed your chance to swing by during the exhibit, here’s a few snapshots of the show.

 

Solo Show at Elm Street Studio in 2019

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Keller’s Elm Street Studio hosts the art show Life in Frame from January 9th through March 1st, featuring the works of local, award-winning photographer KC Hulsman. The exhibition is a celebration of life as well as the beauty of age and decay. The public is invited to the free artist reception on Friday, February 1at 6pm located inside the gallery located at 139 South Elm Street in Keller, Texas. Both Elm Street Studio and the artist KC Hulsman are committed to giving back to their local community, so a portion of all exhibition sales will be donated to the Humane Society of North Texas.

Life in Frame – Solo Show in Hurst

As a Hurst resident, finding opportunities to present my art locally to my neighbors is a rare occurrence. So I’m pleased to announce that my award-winning photography will be featured in my first ever solo exhibition “Life in Frame” inside the Hurst Public Library’s gallery. The free art exhibition will be on view during the library’s regular business hours from November 2nd through November 29th. [Please check with the library directly for any changes in their hours around the Thanksgiving holiday].

I’ve created a public Facebook Event so you can share across social media, as well as mark your FB calendar as interested or going with all the relevant details:
https://www.facebook.com/events/302346690354298/

 

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100 for 100 Exhibition at Fort Works Art Gallery

I’m pleased to announce that some of my photographic work (selections from my long exposure carnival ride series) will be on display in the “100 For 100” Exhibition at Fort Works Art Gallery located at 2100 Montgomery Street in Fort Worth, Texas. The show will run from October 27 through November 10.

Tickets to the Opening Day reception party (Oct. 27 from noon to 9pm) will be $10, with all proceeds going toward the non-profit organization Gallery Of Dreams to support future exhibition opportunities and events for local artists. The remaining days of the exhibition are free and open to the public to view during normal gallery hours.

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Historic flooding postpones Western Trappings on the Llano

This year’s Western Trappings on the Llano, which is a juried, international exhibit and sale featuring the finest in custom Gear and original Western Art has been postponed.

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As I’m sure many of you are aware, the flooding in Llano and neighboring communities in the Texas Hillcountry has made national news. The Llano River which cuts right through the heart of the town of Llano experienced a historic crest of more than 40 feet above normal.

 

To give you an idea of what that looks like this image combines a screencap from footage broadcasted on the news, and the an image I found from a news article of the bridge during normal conditions (with a person in it to help provide a sense of scale).

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The museum hosting Western Trappings on the Llano is located at the end of the bridge. The below image was shared to me on Facebook from a local. The photo was taken from the museum parking lot, and we can see that the museum grounds were flooding. It damaged the log cabin on site, but the main Museum building was just a tad higher and has managed to stay dry, though the flooded river water was lapping within reach of the foundation. In fact the sidewalk leading to the museum is just to the right of the structure visible on the right hand edge of the image.

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While the exhibit has already been hung in anticipation of the original reception and exhibit dates, due to the flooding everything has been pushed back 2 weeks to allow roads to be cleared, bridges inspected for damage, and to help the city get back up and running as they deal with the aftermath of all that water.

The new dates for Western Trappings on the Llano, held inside the Llano County Historical Museum located at 310 Bessemer Street in Llano, Texas are as follows:

  • Artist Reception (ticket required) on November 2nd at 5:30pm
  • Art Exhibit runs from November 3 through November 17

 

For more information please visit the official website: www.westerntrappings.com