The Art Foundation Dallas based arts collective

Asteroid Belt of Trash Blocking Transmissions of Love
Fail Strong
Boom Town
DB12 volume 4
Altered States
Asteroid Belt of Trash Blocking Transmissions of Love
Asteroid Belt of Trash Blocking Transmissions of Love

Asteroid Belt of Trash Blocking Transmissions of Love The Art Foundation at The Reading Room [link] Dallas, TX [ Texas Biennial 2013 participating organizations ] September 6- November 2, 2013 Opening Reception: September 14th from 7-9 PM Drawing inspiration and content from Jonathan Lethem’s novel Chronic City, The Art Foundation will create a series of broadsides referencing the […]

Fail Strong
Fail Strong

Fail Strong by The Art Foundation semigloss. Magazine (June, 2013) “The moral flabbiness born of the exclusive worship of the bitch-goddess SUCCESS. That — with the squalid cash interpretation put on the word success — is our national disease.” – William James to H. G. Wells (1906-09-11)   “There’s no success like failure, and failure’s no success […]

Boom Town
Boom Town

The Art Foundation curates Boom Town as part of DallasSITES: Available Space Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX July 19- Aug 18, 2013 Artists: Jesse Morgan Barnett, DB12 (Jesse Morgan Barnett, C.J. Davis, and Michael Mazurek), Cassandra Emswiler, Brandon Kennedy, M, Kirsten Macy, Margaret Meehan, Keri Oldham, Tom Orr, Arthur Peña, Linda Ridgway, Gregory Ruppe, Paul Slocum, […]

DB12 volume 4
DB12 volume 4

The Art Foundation in DB12 vol. 4 curated by Jesse Morgan Barnett May 2013 We are honored to be invited and aligned with the Dallas Biennial 2012 during it’s final iteration. Focussed on the idea of the portraiture volume 4 is an online exhibit presenting a myriad of ways to consider identity.

Altered States
Altered States

The Art Foundation presents Altered States, an art party fundraiser in support of Ruined State(s) No. 2, a project by UTD CentralTrak artist-in-residence, Robert Andrade. The fundraiser will help the California-based artist create a conceptual multi-site, privately-funded public work in Dallas, TX. The Art Foundation hosts this night of music and art near Andrade’s proposed […]

twain
twain

twain October 27- December 15, 2012 Opening reception: Saturday, October 27, 6-9 PM. Gray Matters Gallery 113 N Haskell, Dallas CLOSING RECEPTION & ARTIST TALK: Thursday, Dec. 13th @ 6PM Richard Patterson and Shaun “El C” Leonardo (video of the discussion by Vance Wingate) The Art Foundation presents twain, an examination of the alter ego as an […]

Ruined State(s) No. 2
Ruined State(s) No. 2

Facilitated by The Art Foundation, Robert Andrade proposes Ruined State(s) No. 2, a public work in Dallas, TX exploring issues of state power related to the communal environment and physical site from which authority derives validity. As the project progresses it has evolved to question the role of the proposal and efforts to realize the […]

Art in the Public Sphere
Art in the Public Sphere

“Art in the Public Sphere” a series of brief art talks Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 7-9 PM The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, 3120 McKinney Ave., Dallas 75204 {MAP} Organized by The Art Foundation, “Art in the Public Sphere” will be a series of brief slide presentations on the subject of public art, in its myriad iterations, by […]

D Magazine Article: The Nasher’s Big Book of Urinals
D Magazine Article: The Nasher's Big Book of Urinals

  The Nasher’s Big Book of Urinals How the museum came to own Fountainhead, the baddest tome ever to come out of Dallas. by Peter Simek || Published 7.18.2012 || From D Magazine AUG 2012 Artist Andrew Underwood had tried his luck with Dallas’ commercial galleries, meeting with gallerists and opening his studio to visits. Their interest in his work […]

About The Art Foundation
About The Art Foundation

About The Art Foundation (est. 2012) The Art Foundation is an artist collective based in Dallas, with current members Andrew Douglas Underwood, Ryder Richards, and Lucia Simek. Formed as an investigative endeavor employing open intellectual practices, the group aims to cultivate artistic dialogue in Dallas through concise critical and aesthetic explorations in the form of […]