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500X GALLERY // AUGUST 19 // 7-10PM
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a hard place
downstairs gallery
2017 500x Members Exhibition
upstairs gallery
August 19 - September 24, 2017
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Gary Farrelly - Parliament tower Malaysia  2017  embroidery on commemorative postcard
15 x 10cm

a hard place
Curated by Gundula Schmitz (Laura Mars Gallery) and Gary Farrelly

Featured artists:
Chris Dreier (DE), Christine Weber (DE), Cunningham Architects (TX), Dirk Krecker (DE),
EVOL (DE), Gary Farrelly (IRE/BE), Julia Zinnbauer (DE), Laure Catugier (DE/FR), Matias
Bechtold (DE), Oisin Byrne (IRE/UK), Pádraic E. Moore (IRE/BE), ScAle Architects (IT)
and Tannhäuser Tor (Alekos Hofstetter (DE) & Florian Göpfert (DE).
A hard place brings together work by artists and architects from Germany, Ireland,
France and Italy as well as a piece by Dallas's Cunningham Architects produced
especially for the show.  A unifying concern in the work is the legacy of post-war
modernist architecture. The artists of a hard place employ highly divergent
strategies across a wide variety of media to explore the theme. The exhibition
includes video art, photography, drawing, painting, textiles, sculpture, sound
recordings and the written word.
Left to right, top to bottom: Ashley Whitt, Molly Dierks, Chris Ireland, Ross Faircloth

Upstairs Gallery:

500X Member's Exhibition

Featured artists:
Kalee Appleton, Clint Bargers, Lynne Bowman-Cravens, Molly Dierks, Ross Faircloth,
Chris Ireland, Steven Foutch, Julie Libersat, Seth Lorenz, Valerie Powell, Justin
Strickland-Hoff, James Talambas, Tabatha Trolli, Tony Veronese, and Ashley Whitt.

500x is kicking off the new season with the 2017 annual members show.  This exhibition
will be showcasing a variety of content and style that is representative of our members.
We will also be welcoming the addition of several new members to 500x Gallery. As
the oldest artist run co-op in Texas, the idea of collaboration, finding fresh talent
and building community is what this current group hopes to continue to foster.
Come out and help us kick off the 2017 season!