Blog Archive 2013

Art House Dallas Blog Archive 2013

 

Art House Dallas

Art House Dallas

Photo Recap: A Look Back at Taste & See Anniversary Party

Just two weeks ago we celebrated three years of Art House Dallas with an anniversary fundraiser! The occasion was marked with a taste of the creativity we cultivate: a silent art auction and gallery featuring  (continue reading) ... 

 

 

by Aubrey Allison

by Aubrey Allison

An Artist's Affirmation

Recently I was invited by an artist friend to show some artwork in a pop-up gallery. I’m not a visual artist, usually, but I dabble. At the time, I was sorting through boxes of old family pictures, so (continue reading) ...

 

 

by Aubrey Allison

by Aubrey Allison

Featured Blog | Less Freedom, More Creativity

At the beginning of the summer, I started a creative project. I wanted to make collages with old family pictures — and I had a lot of old pictures to work with. Boxes upon boxes. More than one storage unit full. The project seemed wide open (continue reading) ... 


by Jenny Green

by Jenny Green

Handmade Adventures

Earlier this Summer, I attended a long weekend retreat at Laity Lodge down in Leakey, Texas. Among other wonderful things like canoeing down the Frio River and hearing Andi Ashworth speak on vocation, I had the opportunity to take a step-by-step painting class (continue reading)... 

 

by Denis and  Margie Haack

by Denis and 
Margie Haack

Discovering Your Calling, Slowly

Last night, my wife Margie read from and signed copies of her book, The Exact Place. Anita had filled Toad Hall with candles and flowers, arranged chairs so everyone could hear easily, made individual Angel Pies (continue reading) ...

 

by Kate Harris

by Kate Harris

Co-Habiting

I would love to say that most of my best efforts are oriented toward others, or the common good, or world peace, or something equally admirable. But sadly, for the most part I tend to be pretty self-interested (continue reading) ...

  

Jenny White May 2013

Jenny White
May 2013

A Change in Rhythm 

Three years ago this month, I loaded up my big yellow Penske truck and moved from D.C. to Dallas. I was thrilled not only to be moving back to my hometown, but also to be a part of launching the first Art House outside of Nashville (continue reading) ...

 

Joshua Minatrea May 2013

Joshua Minatrea
May 2013

Grassroots Funding for Movies with a Mission

Okay. So you’re an aspiring filmmaker or screenwriter and the electric buzz of a once-in-a-lifetime, earth-shatteringly-good idea has just lit up above your head. You know this idea has the potential to help people, to make the world more like it (continue reading) ...

 

Jenny White April 2013

Jenny White
April 2013

Take Courage  

I love the part in The Wizard of Oz when the cowardly lion receives his medal of courage. Sure it’s touching to see the tin-man receive his heart, and the (continue reading) ...

 

Jenny White  March 2013

Jenny White 
March 2013

The Art of Affirmation

The lights were on in the kitchen as I pulled up to my older sister Erin’s house, through the front windows I could see pink streamers (continue reading) ...

 

Art House Dallas  March 2013

Art House Dallas 
March 2013

Equipping Artists 2013

In a global survey of 1,500 CEOs, IBM found that creativity was considered to be the #1 leadership trait for the future. Creativity is more than a leadership trait (continue reading) ...

 

Kristin Sigmund March 2013

Kristin Sigmund
March 2013

Music for the Common Good

I once read a quote by Robert Schumann that brought clarity to my purpose as an artist: “To send light into the darkness of men's hearts (continue reading) ...

Jenny White February 2013

Jenny White
February 2013

More of this, Less of that

There are a couple of meaningful phrases friends have passed on to me over the years that I’m probably never going to forget. One such (continue reading) ...

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Jenny White January 2013

Jenny White
January 2013

A New Epiphany

Epiphany (noun): an illuminating discovery; an appearance or manifestation, especially of a divine being. Arthur Fry was a pretty normal kid (continue reading) ...