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 by Cary Pierce 

by Cary Pierce 

What a Great Year We've Had!

Thanks to You, we’ve been able to host over 30 programs and welcome more than 1,000 artists from all walks of life in DFW. These events have ranged from concerts to intimate artist dinners, to our first ever Writers Workshop – and a (continue reading)...

 

 by Julia Powers

by Julia Powers

Imagine Everyone

Imagine writers admiring paintings. Nurses taking to the stage to show their singer-songwriter sides. Dallasites standing together to sing a sweet, surprising "Stand By Me." After the five-year anniversary celebration of Art House Dallas, none of this (continue reading) ...

 

 by Ryan Wood

by Ryan Wood

The Peace of Home

When I was a senior in High School I moved across the country to live on a small farm with my mother's parents. I recall many things about that transition, but the number of family reunions that year still stands out. I met cousins several times removed (continue reading) ...

 by Brad Reeves

by Brad Reeves



The Year Ahead and Our New Executive Director

Since our inception and launch in October of 2010, Art House Dallas has experienced many exciting opportunities and wonderful accomplishments. This “little-non-profit-that-could” has moved from a stage of survival to a stage of stability, and we are all very grateful (continue reading) ...

 

 by Guy  Delcambre

by Guy Delcambre

What Art House Means to Me

A man without community is more than a man without friends; he is a man void of peers, and structure. Left alone to fend and find our way through life, we quickly make a mess of things and tangle in (continue reading) ...
 

 

 by  Sarah Kay Ndjerareou

by Sarah Kay Ndjerareou

Art House Dallas Creates Harmony Across the Arts

Writing is a solitary endeavor. It’s the stillness that feeds the music rushing from my hands onto the page. The essence of this moment is sacred to me and yet when the fevered rush of creation is over (continue reading) ...



 

 by Ryan Wood

by Ryan Wood

Belief in Me

When I moved from Michigan to Texas as a child a package addressed to me arrived at our new home. I opened it and found a book inside. There was no return address on it and none of the (continue reading) ...


 

 by Andrew Young

by Andrew Young

A Community of Purpose

When I first heard of Art House Dallas, I immediately emailed to inquire about any potential job opportunities. The following week, I drove from Fort Worth to Dallas with a new, appropriately hip dress shirt and (continue reading) ... 

 

 

 by Blake Atwood

by Blake Atwood

The Soul-Restoring Work of Creative Community

2009 was the most soul-taxing year of my life, a time of deep depression that led me to question basic assumptions about my faith, identity, and calling. I escaped to Dallas the following year to reboot a life that (continue reading) ...

 

 

 by Andrew Young

by Andrew Young

Release from the Bondage of Freedom in Creative Pursuit

“Free" or "not-free" is how most people in the modern world now identify themselves. While the debate as to when the trend towards individual rights in the public and private sphere actually (continue reading) ...

 

 

 by Kate Petty

by Kate Petty

Quitting for Good

I don’t know why I like summer as much as I do. I think I like the idea of summer far more than the actual season. Perhaps after twenty odd years of tacking the word  “break” onto summer, we’re trained to (continue reading) ... 

 

 

 by Derra Larsen

by Derra Larsen

The Sameness in Us All

I am a homebody, a reluctant traveler. I have no problem with new places; I just prefer to have my home with me wherever I go. I have to admit, however, that one of my most interesting years many years ago still  (continue reading) ... 

 

 

 

 by Guy Delcambre

by Guy Delcambre

Take to Summer: Embrace a Break in Habit

Not in the spontaneity of come-and-go inspired moments that ebb and flow based on time of day or mood, but in the regularity of embracing creativity do artists produce. Some wake up earlier than dawn while (continue reading) ...

 

 

 by Blake Atwood

by Blake Atwood

A look into Awaken Creativity :: Art House Writer's Group

As espresso machines whirred to life at The Pearl Cup in Richardson, nine writers from across the Metroplex gathered together on April 10, 2014 for the inaugural meeting of Awaken Creativity, the first Art House (continue reading) ...