Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Get ready for Saturday, February 5th! We have our first gallery opening of 2011! We're
really excited about this one. It's gonna be Superbowl weekend so Dallas is gonna have
a really nice energy and we hope you can make it out to support two amazing Texas artist!
So proud to get to host the work of TWO talented artist and illustrators. Jason Cohen is
from the superb Curioisites in East Dallas (founder of Forbidden Books and Video and
Forbidden Gallery). AND Houston artist Lisa Chow will be here too! This is the first time
we're hosting someone outside of Dallas and Lisa's illustrations have been one of the
most popular items in our shop so we're really happy about this show! Although their work
is very different, they share similar elements of being slightly wierd and sooo sweet at the
same time. We thought this was a perfect pairing!
About the artists:
Jason Cohen Raised in Richardson Texas with wa BA in fine art from UNT, has kept a active
sketch book since the age of 14. For the last 20 years, he has been successfully providing
fringe retail for the DFW area with Forbidden Books, Forbidden Video, Forbidden Gallery
&, currently Curiosities Antiques. When not out hunting for exotic antiques across Texas
you can find him having light saber battles with his son, tea parties with his daughter,
out in the garden helping his wife Plant exotic succulent cacti, or painting weird pictures
in his studio.
Lisa Chow is a Houston based artist, make believer & story teller. Armed with an overly
active imagination, a BBA from The UT Austin & self-taught skills, her work is whimsical,
delicate, surreal & strange. Drawing inspiration from crowded cities, fairy tales & bygone
years, she transports viewers to foreign lands that still feel oddly like home.
The reception starts at 6pm on Saturday February 5th. We'll have live music and,
as usual, we'll have plenty of food and drinks! Hope to see you here!
peek at Jason Cohen's work.
Lisa Chow's work in progress!