Join the Collectors Club in a Studio Visit and Artist talk with artist Billy Hassell.
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This even is FREE for Collectors Club Members.
A minimum donation of $10 is required for Non-Collectors Club attendees.
Native Texan, Billy Hassell has been making nature inspired paintings, lithographs and watercolors for more than 40 years. His colorful and expressive artworks, frequently featuring birds and indigenous plants and animals of Texas and the Gulf Coast region have been exhibited nationwide and are included in the permanent collections of the Houston Museum of Art, the Menil Collection, the Fort Worth Modern, The Dallas Museum of Art and numerous other public and private collections. A traveling survey exhibition of his work was organized by the Art Museum of South Texas in Corpus Christi in 2007 and toured the state. More recent selections of work have been featured in solo exhibitions at the Michelson Museum of Art in Marshall, Texas, The Louis Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts in Lubbock, Texas (2017), the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee, Oklahoma (2010- 2011), The Grace Museum in Abilene, Texas (2012-2013), The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (2014) and the Tyler Museum of Art in Tyler, Texas (2013-2014). Future solo exhibitions include a survey of paintings from 2018 -2020 in an exhibition, PNUMBRA, opening in January 2021 at the Old Jail Art Center in Albany, Texas. Articles on his work have appeared in ARTNEWS, SOUTHWEST ARTS, TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE magazine, the NEW YORK TIMES and the NOTRE DAME magazine. He has been commissioned to produce a color etching and two suites of color lithographs for Audubon Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation. He currently serves on the board of the Big Bend Conservancy helping raise money and public awareness for Big Bend National Park and furthering his commitment to support conservation efforts in Texas. He resides in Fort Worth, Texas and his art is represented by Conduit Gallery in Dallas and William Campbell Contemporary Art in Ft. Worth as well as galleries in Houston; Austin; San Antonio; Denver, Colorado; New Orleans, Louisiana and Kansas City, Missouri. For more information you may visit his website at www.billyhassell.com
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