Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts presents Rising Star 4: Then and Now
Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts wil present Rising Star, whieh promotes undiscovered talent and raises funds in their continuing efforts to restore Turner House. They invite a select group of area galleries to nominate an artist for the exhibit. Last year 16 works of art were purchased, the artist gaining exposure and recognition from a new audience.
This year marks the 90th Anniversary of the founding of the Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts. The Society was established in Dallas in 1926 at the home studio of Frank Reaugh, one of Texas’ most famous and influential artist. For those 90 years OCSFA has sought to keep the flame of art along with historic preservation alive in Oak Cliff. To celebrate the anniversary and to honor Reaugh and other artist of his time, they are exhibiting works by Rising Star of the 1920’s art world in Dallas alongside Rising Star of today.
The ticketed Saturday viewing, fundraiser, VIP/Artist Reception and gallery talk includes hors d’oeuvres, a variety of wines, and a signature cocktail and a gallery talk by renowned artist Ted Kincaid, who recently curated the art collection at the Resource Center of Dallas. The Sunday public reception and viewing is free.