Artesia Swindle

Artesia is a Freelance Writer and Administrative Consultant. She was born and raised in the Dallas area and is a true lover of the arts. In her spare time, she can be found attending local art shows and live music events. Follow her on Twitter @KnowArtesia and visit KnowArtesia.com for more of her personal musings.

DEEP ELLUM ARTS FESTIVAL 2016

DEEP ELLUM ARTS FESTIVAL 2016

The Deep Ellum Arts Festival will celebrate its 22nd anniversary this year from Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 3. Voted “Best Festival in Dallas” by local polls and ranked by participating artists among the top 50 arts festivals in the nation, the Festival is expanding this year by shifting three blocks east to now begin [...]

SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival

SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has announced featured artists and original commissions for the second annual Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival, the theme of which is Myth & Legend. The festival will debut installations and works by artists Mai-Thu Perret and Anton Ginzburg, as well as an opening performance piece by Daniel Arsham, Jonah [...]

Dallas Art Fair Announces 2016 Exhibitor List

Dallas Art Fair Announces 2016 Exhibitor List

Calling all art lovers! It has been announced that the eighth edition of the Dallas Art Fair will take place from April 14 through April 17 at the Fashion Industry Gallery (F.I.G.).

RAW Dallas presents FUTURES

RAW Dallas presents FUTURES

This year marks the 4th season of the RAW: natural born artists showcase here in Dallas/Fort Worth. It's been an amazing fete to have already given over 1000 artists a platform to showcase their talents and highlight Dallas culture in a creative way that engages artists as a community and invites locals to experience artistic culture like never before.

Toys for Tots Drive @ Deep Ellum Brewing Co.

Toys for Tots Drive @ Deep Ellum Brewing Co.

With all the latest craze about podcasting, it's nice to know that we have an up and coming one right here in our own backyard. Tha Reality Is, created by Anthony Roberts, is all about giving people a voice and serving the community. For this inaugural event, they have partnered with the guys at the [...]

Random Art Gallery presents MASQUERADE

Random Art Gallery presents MASQUERADE

It's never too early to start making plans for New Years Eve and the Random Art Curators have planned a special black tie event to help you ring in the new year. For those that don't know, Random Art is Dallas' newest gallery with the vision of cultivating local art/artist and is for everyone who [...]

RAW DALLAS presents SENSORY

RAW DALLAS presents SENSORY

RAW Dallas will be presenting their second artist showcase of the 2015-2016 season on May 30th.  Appropriately titled SENSORY, the showcase  will include 40+ underground artists in categories such as; art, fashion, hair, make-up, music, photography, performance art and film. Each of which were hand-picked by RAW Director, Sarah Badran who is dedicated to connecting [...]

Dallas Art Fair Astonishes Again This Year

Dallas Art Fair Astonishes Again This Year

This past weekend people from all over flocked to the Dallas Arts District for the highly anticipated Dallas Art Fair. Now in its seventh year and with collections from over 90 galleries, both near and far, there was much to see. Each gallery provided a wide variety of art – paintings, sculptures and other works, [...]

Second Annual Deep Ellum Urban Race

Second Annual Deep Ellum Urban Race

Life in Deep Ellum will be hosting the second annual Deep Ellum Urban Race on Saturday April 25th. The race will encourage teams to work together to complete tasks such as mural painting, crafting instruments and solving brain bending challenges that celebrate the unique nature of one of Dallas’ most historic neighborhoods. Following the race, participants [...]

It’s That Time Again: Dallas Art Fair 2015

Located at the Fashion Industry Gallery – adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the revitalized downtown Arts District – the 2015 Dallas Art Fair is set to feature over 90 prominent national and international art dealers and galleries exhibiting painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, and installation by modern and contemporary artists. [...]