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Dec 21, 2022
Unleash Your Inner Artist: Submit to the 2023 El Corazón Art Exhibit The center is dedicated to fostering the growth, development, and quality of multicultural visual and performing art in Dallas. The City of Dallas shares samples of the types of works that have been selected for the exhibition. [Source: City of Dallas] Art and culture enthusiasts take note: the 2023 El Corazón Art Exhibition will be back for its 28th year at the Bath House Cultural Center in Dallas. The exhibition—inspired by a card from a Mexican game called Lotería—is curated by Jose Vargas and features a diverse collection of artistic interpretations of the human heart that convey love, devotion, sorrow, and passion. [Video screenshot: City of Dallas] Lotería features cards adorned with illustrations and words representing common Latin American characters and objects. It was the card depicting a heart pierced by an arrow that sparked the idea for Vargas’ show, which has been a hit among audiences for its extended run as annual show at the Bathhouse. Submit entries by Jan. 7—and save the date for the show Artists can still submit entries for the unique show. But hurry, the deadline for entries is Jan. 7. The El Corazón Exhibition at the Bath House Cultural Center show dates are Feb. 4 to March 4, 2023. The event is free and open to the public. Jose Vargas [Screenshot: Bath House Cultural Center video ] Vargas, an artist and independent curator based in Dallas, has long worked with the Bath House Cultural Center and other venues within the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture. The annual event celebrates the unique sensibilities of North Texas artists, while also providing education and appreciation of Latin American culture. Vargas’ curated show is an extraordinary opportunity to enjoy and appreciate a diverse collection of works from local artists in one place. A welcoming venue The Bath House Cultural Center has a 116-seat theater, two gallery spaces, the White Rock Lake Museum, and a number of multipurpose spaces. The center is dedicated to fostering the growth, development, and quality of multicultural visual and performing art in Dallas. The center says that diversity flourishes there as visual and performing artists from an array of backgrounds find a welcoming venue for their work. [Screenshot: Bath House Cultural Center video ] Artists participating in last year’s event include: Olga Arredondo-Brock, Lori Brennan, Mick Carr, Michael Carter, Sharin Clark, Joetta Currie, Patricia Curry, Steve Danner, Andrea M. Davis, Carlos Fresquez, Manny Garza, Erica D. Guajardo, Maria Haag, Robert Hamilton, Jose Angel Hernandez, Patrick J. Joven, Kathryn Kneip, Lynda Koshy, Sandy Kulkarni, Joanna LaGrone-Headrick, Al Bato Landoll, Braulio Lazón Conde & Rosalia Salazar Romo, Zander Lim, Eli Lorenz, Romulo Martinez, Juan de Dios Mora, Kelly Morris, James Neiswender, Janet Powell, Rocío Ramirez-Landoll, Reyes (Noin) Rivera, Serina Rodriguez, Joe Sarate, Evan Sartin, Stan Smith, Mack Spence, Dominique Spottswood, Luke Stanford, T. Stone, Jose Vargas, Emily Villarma, Tamara Villarma, Kathy Windrow, Wendy Woodring, Donna Zarbin-Byrne, and Sharon Zigrossi. The Bath House Cultural Center, a division of the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture, is located on the east shore of White Rock Lake at 521 E. Lawther, Dallas, TX 75218. The Bath House Cultural Center receives funding from the City of Dallas and additional support from the Texas Commission on the Arts. WATCH Quincy Preston contributed to this report. Get on the list. Dallas Innovates, every day. Sign up to keep your eye on what’s new and next in Dallas-Fort Worth, every day. One quick signup, and you’re done. In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from DHD Films, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty, M2G Ventures, UT Dallas, the Dallas Museum of Art, MOOYAH, Successive Technologies, CG Infinity, and more. The Dallas Museum of Art is the only museum in the U.S. to host the exhibit "Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity," on display through September 18. Islamic art was a major inspiration for Louis Cartier and the Maison Cartier in the early 20th century, resulting in astonishing, geometric jewelry creations. Alto, the Dallas-based luxury rideshare startup, is known for rolling out "art cars" in Dallas and the six other U.S. cities where it operates. Now it's introduced a new one in Dallas with its newest partner, Wildlike. Wildlike founder Alysa Teichman mashed up the tattoo/piercing culture with an "elevated jewelry experience" when she launched her company last year. With a five-year, $11.3 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, researchers at UT Dallas' new Human Nociceptor and Spinal Cord Molecular Signature Center are digging into the causes of chronic pain and new ways to treat it. The center's leader, Dr. Ted Price, says the data generated "will fundamentally change the way that we think about pain and how we develop therapeutics."
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Jose Vargas has made 3 investments. Their latest investment was in Osigu as part of their Seed VC - II on March 3, 2023.