Exhibitions

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Shannon Cannings | William Cannings – Just the Two of Us
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 12th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: September 12 – October 10, 2015

Cris Worley Fine Arts continues to promote strong voices in contemporary art with, Just the Two of Us, a two-person exhibition featuring two and three- dimensional works by husband and wife, Shannon Cannings and William Cannings. The exhibition marks the fifth year anniversary of Cris Worley Fine Arts with a reception for the artists Saturday,

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Trey Egan – wise with the feeling
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: June 27 – August 29, 2015

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to announce, wise with the feeling, its second solo exhibition with abstract painter Trey Egan. The exhibition opens with an artist’s reception Saturday, June 27th from 6 – 8pm, and runs through August 29th, 2015. In Trey Egan’s paintings, channels of rich color intermingle with indefinite organic forms.

Ruben Nieto - Decollage

Ruben Nieto – Décollage
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 16th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: May 16 – June 20, 2015

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to announce Dallas-based artist Ruben Nieto’s third solo exhibition with the gallery, entitled, ‘Décollage’. The exhibition will open Saturday, May 16th from 6pm – 8pm with an artist’s reception and will continue through June 20th, 2015.

Nieto is known for his bold paintings of explosive color and recontextualized imagery referred to as “comic abstractions.” His fascination with American comics and popular culture surfaced at an early age in his hometown in Veracruz,

Paul Booker - Flow Through

Paul Booker – Flow Through
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 4th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: April 4 – May 9, 2015

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to present Paul Booker’s latest solo exhibition Flow Through opening with an artist’s reception on April 4th from 6 – 8pm. Booker is known for his technical ability to work seamlessly in both two and three dimensional forms. For this new body of work,

Ambassadors

Ambassadors: New work by Anna Elise Johnson & Charlotte Smith
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 21st, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: February 21 – March 28, 2015

Cris Worley Fine Arts continues to introduce strong voices in contemporary art to Dallas and is proud to present the work of CWFA artist Charlotte Smith and newcomer Anna Elise Johnson in a two-person exhibition entitled, Ambassadors. This exhibition opens with an artist’s reception Saturday,

Studio Visit 1-2

Studio Visit – 1.2
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 17th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: January 17, 2014 – February 14, 2015

Cris Worley Fine Arts is excited to announce, Studio Visit – 1.2, opening with a reception for the artists, Saturday, January 17th, 2015 from 6 – 8 pm, and on view through February 14th, 2015. This exhibition is the second in an ongoing series of shows centered on the experience of visiting an artist’s studio.

Patti Oleon - Parallel Spaces

Patti Oleon – Parallel Spaces
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 22nd, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: November 22, 2014 – January 3, 2014

Cris Worley Fine Arts is committed to introducing strong voices in contemporary art to Dallas and to the greater landscape of the arts in Texas. We are proud to present our first solo exhibition of conceptual realist paintings by San Francisco-based artist Patti Oleon. Parallel Spaces opens with an artist’s reception Saturday,

Paul Manes - Partly Truth

Paul Manes – Partly Truth and Partly Fiction
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 11th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: October 11 – Novermber 15, 2014

PANEL DISCUSSION
Saturday, October 11th, 2pm | Bob and Jean Smith Auditorium
Meadows Museum | 5900 Bishop Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205
Entitled Partly Truth and Partly Fiction moderated by Barbara Rose with Paul Manes, James Surls, Alison de Lima Greene and Shelley DeMaria.

David Fokos - Land's End

David Fokos – Land’s End
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 6th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: September 6 – October 4, 2014

David Fokos was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1960 and went on to receive his Bachelor of engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Fokos creates photographs of land and seascapes that evoke tranquility and emanate light with a concentration on capturing the feeling and emotion of a location,

Images: Anthony Rathbun - www.anthonyrathbun.com

Kristen Cliburn – Gaps, Bands and Zigzags
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 28, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: June 28 – Aug 2, 2014

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to present our first solo exhibition of minimalistic paintings by Houston-based artist Kristen Cliburn. Gaps, Bands and Zigzags opens with an artist’s reception Saturday, June 28th from 6 – 8pm and will run through August 2nd, 2014.

Kristen Cliburn’s immaculately executed canvases are visual distillations of the natural world.

On Your Mark Opus

On Your Mark: Opus I
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 17th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: May 17 – June 21, 2014

Cris Worley Fine Arts is excited to announce our exhibition, On Your Mark: Opus I, a group show featuring both gallery and guest artists. The exhibition will begin Saturday, May 17th with an opening reception from 6 – 8pm and will continue thorough June 21st,

Kelli Vance - MythMaker

Kelli Vance – Myth Maker
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 5th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: April 5 – May 10, 2014

Cris Worley Fine Arts is excited to announce our first solo exhibition of work by Houston-based artist Kelli Vance. Myth Maker opens Saturday, April 5th from 6 – 8pm with an artist’s reception and will run through May 10, 2014. Vance’s painted female figures have the air of a psychological thriller.

Maysey Craddock - The Land is Already

Maysey Craddock: the land is already shadow, the land is already sea
Artist Talk: Saturday, February 22, 5 – 6pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 22, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: February 22nd – March 29th, 2014

Cris Worley Fine Arts is excited to announce the land is already shadow, the land is already sea, a solo-exhibition by artist Maysey Craddock which will include an artist talk on February 22nd from 5 – 6pm.

Adela Andea Zero Degrees

Adela Andea: Zero Degrees Celsius
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 11th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: January 11th – February 15th, 2014

Cris Worley Fine Arts is excited to announce its second solo exhibition with new media artist Adela Andea. Romanian-born Andea is known for her elaborate light installations that create an all-encompassing visual experience for the viewer. The impetus for this exhibition, Zero Degrees Celsius, came from Andea’s recent trip to Alaska.

Harry Geffert - Studio Dream

Harry Geffert: Studio Dreams
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 23rd, 6 – 8pm. Artist in attendance.
Exhibition dates: November 23, 2013 – January 4, 2014

Cris Worley Fine Arts is proud to announce its second solo exhibition of one of Texas’s leading bronze sculptors and founders, Harry Geffert. This exhibition entitled, Studio Dreams, explores Geffert’s obsession with the natural world through his unmatched ability to replicate its delicate details in fine bronze casting.

Charlotte Smith - Fall

Charlotte Smith – Fall
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 12th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: October 12 – November 16, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is proud to present new abstract paintings by Charlotte Smith in a solo exhibition entitled, Fall. This show will mark Smith’s sixth solo show curated by Cris Worley.  Smith’s dedication to abstraction allows the viewer to explore her compositions through their own library of images and experiences,

Rusty Scruby - HeSellsSeashells

Rusty Scruby – He Sells Seashells
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 7th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: September 7 – October 5, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is proud to present He Sells Seashells, a solo exhibition of recent work by Dallas-based artist, Rusty Scruby. He Sells Seashells will feature several of Scruby’s innovative reconstruction techniques where he breaks apart photographs, drawings, and objects and uses mathematical equations to find new and exciting ways to reassemble them into brilliant sculptural artworks.

Simeen Farhat - Wordplay

Simeen Farhat – Word Play
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 29th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: June 29 – August 3, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is thrilled to announce Simeen Farhat’s first solo exhibition with the gallery, Word Play, opening June 29th, from 6pm-8pm and continuing through August 3, 2013.  Pakistani-born Farhat received her MFA from Texas Christian University in 2000, and currently lives and works in Texas. 

Ruben Nieto - Shadow Paintings

Ruben Nieto – Shadow Paintings
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 18th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: May 18th – June 22nd, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is excited to announce Dallas-based artist Ruben Nieto’s latest solo exhibition, ‘Ruben Nieto – Shadow Paintings’. The exhibition will open Saturday, May 18th from 6pm – 8pm with an artist’s reception and will continue through June 22nd, 2013. Comic books, Abstract Expressionism, the Pictures Generation,

Isabelle duToit - New Paintings

Isabelle du Toit – New Paintings
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 6th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: April 6th – May 11th, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to announce Isabelle du Toit – New Paintings opening on April 6th, 2013 with a reception from 6pm – 8pm and continuing through May 11th.  While this will be du Toit’s first solo exhibition with Cris Worley Fine Arts,

Celia Eberle - Mother F

Celia Eberle – motherf
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 6th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: April 6 – May 11, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is excited to announce Celia Eberle’s motherf opening with an artist reception Saturday, April 6th from 6pm – 8pm and continuing through May 11th, 2013.  Eberle is a well-known Dallas-based multimedia artist who describes her artistic pursuit as both “inexorable” (that which cannot be changed) and “inevitable” (that which always happens).  

Paul Booker - Meander

Paul Booker – Meander
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 23rd, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: February 23rd – March 30th, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to present Paul Booker’s latest solo exhibition ‘Meander’ opening with an artist reception on February 23rd from 6pm – 8pm. Dallas-native, Paul Booker, continues to delve into the depths of transparency, an apt subject for our time, with his lexan plastic and pin sculptures as well as his layered polyurethane,

Edward Setina - Concentrations

Edward Setina – Concentrations
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 23rd, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: February 23rd – March 30th, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is excited to announce, multimedia artist, Edward Setina’s first solo exhibition with the gallery titled ‘Concentrations’. The exhibition will be made up of performance-based videos, sculptures, and video stills. Many of the sculptures that will be featured in the exhibition are objects created for Setina’s Concentrations video series.

Trey Egan - Be Still With Me

Trey Egan – Be Still with Me
MFA Thesis Exhibition
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 12th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: January 12 – February 16, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to host Trey Egan’s MFA thesis exhibition, Be Still with Me, opening January 12th with an artist reception from 6pm – 8pm.  Be Still with Me is Egan’s second solo exhibition (and first in North Texas) following a brilliant debut during ArtHouston 2012. 

William Cannings - Soft Cell

William Cannings – Soft Cell
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 1, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: Dec 1, 2012 – Jan 5th, 2013

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to announce William Cannings’ triumphant return to Dallas with Soft Cell, his first solo exhibition in North Texas since his 2008 show with PanAmerican Art Projects. English-born Cannings has taken America by storm with his vibrant yet sleek inflated steel sculptures that he coats with glossy automotive paint.

David Fokos - Gradations

David Fokos – Gradations
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 13, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition dates: October 13 – November 24, 2012

David Fokos was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1960 and went on to receive his Bachelors in engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.  Fokos creates photographs of land and seascapes that evoke tranquility and emanate light with a concentration on capturing the feeling and emotion of a location,

Howard Sherman - List of Demands

Howard Sherman – List of Demands
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 8th, 6 – 8 pm
Exhibition dates: September 8 – October 6, 2012

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to announce Houston-based painter, Howard Sherman’s, List of demands will open Saturday, September 8th with an artist’s reception from 6pm-8pm. The exhibition opening will coincide with the Grand Opening of our new exhibition space located at 1415 Slocum Street,

Murielle White - Letters From Home

Murielle White – Letters From Home
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 12th, 5:30 – 8:30pm
Exhibition Dates: May 12 – June 16, 2012

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to announce the opening of Murielle White’s first solo-exhibition with the gallery, Letters from Home, showing from May 12th – June 16th. The opening reception will be on May 12th from 5:30pm-8:30pm and the artist will be present. White graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Florida with a B.F.A.

Maysey Craddock - Hinterland

Maysey Craddock – hinterland
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 31st, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Exhibition dates: March 31 – May 5, 2012

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to present hinterland, a solo exhibition of Maysey Craddock’s paintings on found paper bags, beginning with an opening reception Saturday, March 31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Craddock’s studio is located in downtown Memphis in an old medicine factory at the end of a dead-end street.

Paul Manes - Recent Paintings

Paul Manes: Recent Paintings
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 18th, 5:30 – 8:30pm
Exhibition dates: February 18 – March 24, 2012

Born in Austin, Texas in 1948, Paul Manes is a contemporary painter of both domestic and international renown. Recognized for his dramatic and expressionistic paint handling and dark earthy tones reminiscent of Rembrandt, Manes currently lives and works in New York, NY. His sophisticated technique allows Manes to be as abstract or realistic as he deems appropriate and his subject matter varies from swampy landscapes,

Studio Visit 1-1

Studio Visit 1-1
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 7th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Exhibition dates: January 7 – February 11, 2012

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to present Studio Visit 1-1 an exhibition of guest and gallery artists: Trey Egan, Anne Allen, Howard Sherman, Paul Booker, and Blayre Stiller. The work for this exhibition was chosen by owner and director Cris Worley from numerous artists’ studio visits made over the last year.

Rusty Scruby - Memory Bytes

Rusty Scruby – Memory Bytes
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 19th, 5:30 – 8:30pm
Exhibition Dates: November 19 – December 22, 2011

Cris Worley Fine Arts is proud to present Memory Bytes, a solo exhibition of recent work by Dallas-based artist, Rusty Scruby. This is Scruby’s first solo show with Cris Worley Fine Arts and his third solo show under Worley’s direction.

Known for his uncanny ability to apply mathematical and musical concepts to his work,

Harry Geffert - Tribute

Harry Geffert – Tribute
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 15th, 5:30 – 8:30pm.
Exhibition Dates: October 15 – November 12, 2011

Cris Worley Fine Arts is proud to announce its first solo exhibition of one of Texas’s leading bronze sculptors and founders, Harry Geffert. This exhibition entitled, Tribute, will feature recent wall-mounted bronze castings of Texas’s plant life conceived by the artist’s own imagination as abstract landscapes – forests, meadows and meanders.

Charlotte Smith - Push

Charlotte Smith – PUSH
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 10th, 5:30 – 8:30pm.
Exhibition Dates: September 10 – October 8, 2011

Cris Worley Fine Arts is proud to present new abstract paintings by Charlotte Smith in a solo exhibition entitled, PUSH. This is Smith’s first solo show with Cris Worley Fine Arts and her fifth solo show curated by Cris Worley.

This season-opening exhibition showcases a new turn in the artist’s ongoing process-driven work as she literally pushes the boundaries of her painstaking drips and drops of acrylic paint on canvas.

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Ruben Nieto – SHAZAM!
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 9, 5:30 – 8:30pm.
Exhibition Dates: July 9 – August 6, 2011

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to present new paintings by Ruben Nieto in a solo exhibition entitled, SHAZAM! – New Paintings by Ruben Nieto. This is Nieto’s first solo exhibition with Cris Worley Fine Arts.

This exhibition will feature Nieto’s latest in an ongoing endeavor into “comic abstractions”,

Dioscuri

Dioscuri
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 21st, 2011 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: May 21 – June 25, 2011

Cris Worley Fine Arts proudly presents Dioscuri – a group exhibition of gallery artists including Adela Andea, Harry Geffert, Ruben Nieto, Paul Manes, Rusty Scruby, Howard Sherman, Charlotte Smith; and introducing Carlo Zinzi, a recent MFA graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Adela Andea - E=HV

Adela Andea – E=hv
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 2nd, 2011, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: April 2 – May 14, 2011

Cris Worley Fine Arts proudly presents new work by Adela Andea in an exhibition entitled, E=hv. This is Adela Andea’s first solo exhibition in North Texas and with Cris Worley Fine Arts.

The exhibition will feature bold new media installations using cutting edge lighting technologies including cold cathode florescent bulbs,

On A Wire

On a Wire
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 19th, 2011, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: February 19 – March 26, 2011

Cris Worley Fine Arts is pleased to present On a Wire, a group show of gallery and guest artists: Adela Andea, William Cannings, Maysey Craddock, Harry Geffert, Paul Manes, Rusty Scruby, Charlotte Smith, and Murielle White.

The exhibition includes young, emerging artists from North Texas’s prestigious art programs integrated with a more established group.

Howard Sherman - Melodrama

Howard Sherman – Melodrama Over Craft, Craft Over Melodrama
Opening Reception: Saturday January 8th, 2011, 5 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: January 8 – February 12, 2011

Cris Worley Fine Arts, in collaboration with Fedri Fine Art Advisory, proudly presents new paintings by Howard Sherman in an exhibition entitled Melodrama over craft, craft over melodrama. This is Sherman’s third solo exhibition in Dallas, and his first at Cris Worley Fine Arts.

Eos Rising

Eos Rising
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 20th, 5 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: November 20 – December 22, 2010

Dallas, TX, November 6, 2010 – A group exhibition of seven Texas artists will take place at Cris Worley Fine Arts, Saturday, November 20th with an opening reception, from 5 – 8pm.

The third exhibition since the gallery’s inception in September, Eos Rising is a group show of gallery artists and guest artists.

Deus Ex Machina

Deus Ex Machina
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 16th, 5 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: October 16 – November 13, 2010

Dallas, TX, October 10, 2010 – A group exhibition of nine Texas artists will take place at Cris Worley Fine Arts, Saturday, October 16th with an opening reception, from 5 – 8pm.

The second exhibition after the gallery’s inaugural opening in September, Dues Ex Machina is a group show of gallery and guest artists and guest artists.

Epic Epoch

Epic Epoch
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 9th, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: September 9 – October 9, 2010

Cris Worley Fine Arts debuts with a group exhibition, featuring artists: William Cannings, Maysey Craddock, Isabelle du Toit, Elliott Johnson, George Quartz, Ludwig Schwarz, Rusty Scruby, Charlotte Smith and Murielle White.