I am delighted to have Zach as our first featured solo artist and enthusiastic to see how his collection will be received.
Dallas, Texas (Vocus) April 9, 2010
The Dallas Arts Districts only art gallery, The Ross Akard Gallery will play host to the opening of Revolutionary But Gangster, a new collection of work from local artist Zach Saucedo on Saturday, April 17, 2010. It is a collection of 15 pieces inspired by media, technology, and their volatile relationship with the ideals of Love.
Zach Saucedo's works range from beautiful serene trees to pixilated and impersonal images of provocative subject matters. A natural-born artist with a definitive purpose and long-term vision to create one single and continual masterpiece from life and its challenges, Zach challenges the human psyche. “Simply put, I’m creating 'soapbox' art,” says Saucedo. “It’s stylish and pretty, yes, but it’s real purpose is to provoke thought and dialogue. I am providing some simple imagery arranged in an aesthetically pleasing manner, and then leaving it to the audience to play with and fill in the blanks. This collection in particular is based on the Revolutionary But Gangster mindset. Revolutionary, because justice is a must, especially in a culture that is blindly evolving as rapidly as ours, Gangster, because we will attain it by any means necessary.”
Following the success of the Ross Akard Gallery opening on January 21, the collection of works from Zach Saucedo will be the first solo exhibition of a local artist. Galley owner, Bryan Embry says “I am delighted to have Zach as our first featured solo artist and enthusiastic to see how his collection will be received.”
A private preview will be held on Friday, April 16 followed by the opening event on Saturday evening, April 17. Various entertainment elements have been planned including live music by The Republic of Texas and live screen-printing by Arreaga. On Sunday, April 18, the gallery will host a special art discussion and viewing. For more information, visit http://www.rossakardgallery.com
The Ross Akard Gallery, a partnership with The Fairmont Dallas, opened on January 21, 2010. As the Arts Districts first art gallery in over three decades, it features the works of local talent from across the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. One-hundred percent of the gallery’s profits each year are invested into non-profit organizations, enabling them to propel their business and their communities into sustainability.
The Ross Akard Gallery
1717 N. Akard St.
Dallas, TX 75201
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