PanAmerican ArtProjects will present a party and talk with artist and product designer Brad Oldham on Thursday, May 15th 6-8 p.m. as a fundraiser for the Video Association of Dallas. Oldham will talk on Collaboration, Not Isolation. Drinks, hors doeuvres and gift bags from Modern Luxury Dallas Magazine will be offered. A live creative collaboration with Brad's sister, Robin Oldham, a mosiac artist who owns Smashing Times, also will be offered for partygoers. The value of this unique event and gift bag will well exceed the suggested donation of $20 to be collected at the door.
PanAmerican ArtProjects is located at 1615 Dragon Street, in the Design District of Dallas. Call 214-522-3303 for information or visit www.panamericanart.com. The gallery is open Tuesday- Saturday 10 a.m. 5:30 p.m. The free exhibition that will be on display will be the artwork of Isabelle du Toit.
About Brad Oldham
Brad Oldham is a sculptor with the mind of an engineer who enjoys creating artistic, useful pieces. Oldham established his stand-alone company in 1998 to design and produce architectural elements for hotels, restaurants, upscale residences and projects undergoing historic restoration. The company, known today as Brad Oldham, Inc., builds upon Oldhams highly regarded tenure with the countrys top interior design firms and discriminating private art collectors.
Brad Oldham, Inc. designs and manufactures lighting, hardware, tile, fine furnishings, architectural features and sculpture. The companys design philosophy is firmly rooted in collaboration the topic of the May 15th event. Oldham will also talk about the companys manufacturing philosophy grown from his belief that creativity can be more accessible.
Oldhams custom art and products have been featured on Good Morning America and in Architectural Digest, Better Homes & Gardens, Veranda, House & Garden, The Dallas Morning News, and other national and local publications. You may have seen his work in Texas at CRAFT Restaurant at the W Hotel, LFT Victory Park, or one of the almost twenty courthouse historic renovations on which the company has worked. In Las Vegas, you may have enjoyed his work at The Belligio, The Palms Casino, Red Rock Casino, The Venetian Resort, Hotel & Casino and The Wynn. Other project work includes Nobu Restaurant in New York, Watercolor Inn in Florida, and Emerils in New Orleans.
About PanAmerican ArtProjects
Pan American Art Projects specializes in art of the Americas with the mission to build a bridge between North and South American cultures by presenting and exhibiting artists from both regions concurrently. We deal with emerging to established artists, as well as secondary market paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. Located in the Design District of Dallas at 1615 Dragon Street and also in the Wynnwood District of Miami at 2450 NW 2nd Ave. The galleries are active members of the Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas and the Wynwood Art Association.
About Video Association of Dallas
Video Association of Dallas presents the Dallas 24-Hour Video Race coming up May 16, the Dallas Video Festival, a three-day event in October at the Angelika Film Center & Caf Mockingbird Station, Frame of Mind, a TV show that airs monthly on Fridays on KERA-TV Channel 13, Rock N Reel, a weekly music films show at AllGood Caf in Deep Ellum, the state tour of the Texas Show, a juried collection of Texas video/film artists, and special screenings. The mission of the Video Association is to promote an understanding of video as a creative medium and cultural force in our society, and to support and advance the work of Texas artists working in video and the electronic arts. http:://www.dallasvideo.org. 214-428-8700.
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Added by sarahjanesemrad on May 1, 2008