STORY OF AN ARTIST & SONGS OF PAIN
WHERE: Ro2 Art in The Cedars 1501 S. Ervay St. Dallas TX, 75226
WHEN: June 26 - July 31, 2021
OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, June 26, 2021, 12-5pm
Daniel Johnston (1961-2019) was a visionary artist and musician who used his art to plumb the depths of his longing. This collection of drawings and collages, spanning 1978-2019 explore the artist’s personal mythologies as he yearned for acceptance, while trying to separate fantasy from reality.
Asian and AAPI Artists in America
WHERE: Ro2 Art Downtown 110 N. Akard St. Dallas TX, 75201
WHEN: July 3 - July 31, 2021
OPENING RECEPTION: July 3, 2021, 7-10pm
Ro2 Art is proud to present VISIBLE: Asian and AAPI Artists in America, a group exhibition featuring new works by 17 artists. The show will run from July 3 through July 31, 2021. The exhibition will open with a reception at Ro2 Art Downtown located at 110 N. Akard St, Dallas, TX and will take place from 7-10 PM.
In an open letter dated April 15, to Art Forum, calling on the publication to end its silence on Asian Hate, Gu Qianfan, He Xiangyu, Sammi Liu,Danielle Shang, Li Zhenhua, Wang Xin, Weng Xiaoyu, Xu Wenka wrote: '[We] have been calling on the art media, as we carry on our long-term anti-racism work, to amplify Asian voices and demands...These crucial forms of media coverage have been so far glaringly missing. We are, once again, invisible.'