Friday, April 4, 6:30 p.m.
QUILTS | The New Geometry, an exhibition curated by textile artist Sue Benner will feature quilt artists whose work captures the essence of the MADI aesthetic; namely, non-objective geometric shapes with strong color division.
Thursday, April 26, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Geometric Fabric Folds, led by Charles Baber and Brenda McKinney from DAFA, guides participant in creating two or more geomtric patterns in both paper and fabric. There is a participation cost of $15 for members and $20 for non-members with an additional $5 materials fee is collected at the workshop.
Arcadia Salon Discussion Series
Thursday, May 8, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Exhibiting artist & curator, Sue Benner leads the discussion about the exhibit QUILTS | The New Geometry and her work.
January 14 - April 10, 2011
Four artists from Hungary and Russia will travel to Dallas for the opening of their new exhibit, Constructivist: MADI Artists from East-Central Europe. Highlights of the exhibit include a mulitmedia performance, artist workshop, and salon discussions celebrating constructivism (see left).
Viacheslav Koleichuk was born in Stepantsevo, Russia in 1941. Drawing from the historic works of the Constructivists, Koleichuk creates kinetic structures that have been featured in solo and group exhibitions worldwide as well as being included in the collections of the Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art and the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow among others.
Anna Koleichuk was born in 1964 in Moscow and works in collaboration with the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, the National Centre for Contemporary Arts, the State Tretyakov Gallery and the Russian Museum as a curator and performance artist.
Hungarian artist János Fajó follows in the geometric traditions of his teachers and mentors Lajos Kassák, Max Bill, and Victor Vasarely. Since 1962, his work has been featured in solo and group exhibits throughout Eastern Europe.
Saxon, born in Hungary in 1964, has been producing abstract, geometric, constructivist and MADI art works since the 1970s. He studied with Tibor Csiky (sculptor), János Fajó (painter) and MADI founder Carmelo Arden Quin. His work is featured in museum collections worldwide and he was a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Grant in 2002.
Special thanks to Natalia Kolodzei and the Kolodzei Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, the Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of Dallas and Kilgore Law Firm.