500XPO at 500X Gallery

Starting February 18, an exhibition titled 500XPO will be at 500X Gallery in the Deep Ellum district of Dallas. My photograph titled The Shock of It All will be included.

Photograph that will be featured at 500X Gallery

The juror is Aaron Parazette, whose work has been seen recently at the Dallas Comtemporary. I’m very honored to be a part of this great show that more than 70 artists will be a part of. The last day to see the show is March 4. Come by and have a look!

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Art auction benefit for Alley’s House

When: February 4, 7-11 p.m.

Where: Rising Gallery- 800 Jackson St., Dallas

Tomorrow I will be taking part in the Incrementum II art auction at Rising Gallery for the non-profit organization Alley’s House.

Located in Dallas, Alley’s House provides teen mothers with tutoring, counseling, and guidance. A few months ago I was given a tour of the facilities, and was able to see the myriad of ways Alley’s House supports young mothers. Their services include G.E.D. tutoring, classes on parenting, and providing clothing for the children.

Even if you won’t be able to purchase a piece of art, come by and support a great local charity and admire the beautiful artwork.

Tickets for the benefit are $25. Click here for more info.

My artwork at a museum? Sounds good!

I’m really excited about this. My photograph Shining Bright (shown below) is going to be on display at the Arlington Museum of Art’s Community Art Showcase October 5- November 13. From what I’ve seen, there’s definitely enormous talent in this exhibition. It’s for local artists, so come by and have a look at the wonderful artwork made by people in DFW!

Short story on Yahoo

Yahoo has published a short story I wrote called Dorm of Doom: A Short Tale of College. It’s mostly a comedy, which is odd for me to write since I don’t usually read humorous stories. I might be doing something similar to this in the future, and hopefully I’ll be writing more for Yahoo as well.

Image that inspired my short story

I’m excited to be expanding into literature, and this will definitely prepare me for the screenwriting classes I’ll be taking. Like most people, I’ve written stories before, but I’ve never published any of them online before.

As always, critiques are welcome!