Friday, September 24, 2010

This Weekend, 9/25-26

The exhibition will be open 11am-6pm Saturday and 1-6pm Sunday.

On Saturday the West Dallas Music Festival benefitting Resolana is taking place in the green warehouse/loading dock directly behind the blue building hosting "Sustenance."

The Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA) is hosting the Fall Gallery Walk on Saturday with a 25th Anniversary Party that night. If you're out and about looking at art don't forget to stop by "Sustenance."

Sunday at 5:30 pm tune into 101.1 WRR's "Art Matters" to hear an interview by Quin Matthews with Stephen Lapthisophon and Anne Lawrence about "Sustenance." The program will run again next Thursday at 6:30 pm and be available as a podcast later.

Lastly, check out the new review of the "Sustenance" on Art Lies's website by Erin Starr White.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Photo Pool

Linnea Glatt and Jim Cinquemani, Social Circle (Watermelon Social), 2010. Photo by Kevin Todora
Here's a list of places to find photos of the exhibition. If you would like to add your photos to the list contact me on Facebook.

Kevin Todora's Slideshow

Sustenance Facebook Group Photos

C-Cyte, Carolyn Sortor's Photos

Devin King's photos on Facebook

Valley House's photos of Sedrick Huckaby's installation

Press Round Up, 9/11-9/18

Thanks to everyone who made it out to the opening last Saturday, Sept. 11. The exhibition is open three more weekends; 11am-6pm Saturdays, 1-6pm Sundays, until October 3. We're planning a big closing event too. More on that to come!

Recent Press:

Dallas Observer

Dallas Arts Revue

D Magazine, Front Row

UTA's Shorthorn

Dallas Morning News (featured a photo in the print edition)

Glasstire's Fall Preview

Photo by Stephen Lapthisophon

Monday, September 13, 2010

Tom Orr Installation Photos: Part 3

Here we have more reflections and bright early morning sun streaming in through Tom Orr's installation Snow Cone.

Tom Orr Installation Photos: Part 2

More installation photos from Tom Orr of his piece Snow Cone, including the reflections of the light through the windows on the plexiglass installed in the room.

Tom Orr Installation Photos: Part 1

Tom Orr sent these photos of light streaming through his window installation. 

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Temporary Services, ART WORK

Carolyn Sortor set this up for us as part of the exhibition.

Temporary Services
ART WORK, 2009–ongoing
One-off newspaper, website, and participatory project

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Exhibition Checklist

Notes about the opening today

The exhibition will be open from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Shannon Brunskill and Courtney Brown will start their performance around 11 a.m.
Linnea Glatt and Jim Cinquemani will start the "Social Circle: Watermelon Social" around 6 p.m.
Devin King will be performing in his space on the 2nd floor around 9 p.m.

There is plenty of parking around the building.  You can turn into the lot before the building, closest to the bridge or park in the large open lot across the street. Be careful crossing Continental! The cars are fast.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Exhibition opens this Saturday

Here's a recap about the exhibition, plus performance and event information.

"Sustenance" organized by Stephen Lapthisophon and Anne Lawrence
Site specific installations by artists from Dallas, Arlington, Fort Worth, San Antonio, and Chicago
Reception: Saturday, September 11, 2010, 11am-10pm
Open Saturdays, 11am-6pm, Sundays, 1-6pm, September 11-October 3 (newly updated hours)
337 Singleton Blvd., Dallas, TX 75212 (the blue building)
Facebook group "Sustenance"
Press release here
Sponsored by Texas Capital Bank and West Dallas Investments

Performances and Events

Shannon Brunskill with Courtney Brown Performance, ongoing
Opening performance begins at 11 am, September 11th
Closing performance begins at 11 am, October 2nd
Located on the first floor

Linnea Glatt and Jim Cinquemani's "Social Circle: Watermelon Social"
Located outside the building
Donations to benefit Hunger Busters.
Hunger Busters feeds hungry children now to fuel our future. We provide urgently needed nourishment in the spirit of compassion, hope and community. With the help of continuing and new partners and donors, Hunger Busters will take a big bite out of Dallas’ childhood hunger epidemic. For information about how you can help feed your community’s future, visit

Also taking place during the run of the exhibition--Westside Music Festival benefiting Resolana, Saturday, September 25, 2-6pm, in the lime green warehouse located directly behind 337 Singleton’s electric blue building. Enjoy an afternoon of live music, food and interactive activities for the entire family. Browse through a silent auction and participate in activities that replicate those done with inmates including Yoga, dance and doll making. Tickets in advance start at $10 individual/$25 family.

Other performances to be announced. Check our blog or Facebook for updates.

Directions from Dragon Street

If you're going out to the galleries this weekend to check out all of the new shows, don't forget to stop by "Sustenance."

Directions from Dragon Street
Dragon St, Dallas, TX 75207           
1.            Head southwest on Oak Lawn Ave, Cole Ave, Howell St, or Payne St toward N
               Riverfront Blvd
2.            Take the 1st left onto N Riverfront Blvd           
3.            Turn right at Continental Ave           
4.            Continue onto Singleton Blvd (cross over the Trinity and Beckley Ave, at the
               intersection of Pastor St and Singleton)
337 Singleton Blvd, Dallas, TX 75212 (Google Map link)

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Post from Linnea

Linnea Glatt and Jim Cinquemani sent this image of the center post along with this information about the piece.

"Social Circle"
A Watermelon Social

Benches built by West Dallas chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous 
majority of wood salvaged and recycled from long closed lumber yard building on Main St.
locally grown watermelon
donations benefit Hunger Busters

Post from Tom Orr

Stephen Lapthisophon sent this image of Tom Orr's piece in "Sustenance" installed over the weekend.

Post from Jesse

Jesse Barnett sent these new images for the blog.