Friday, December 18, 2009

Unique Inspirational Plaques & Charms

Bloom Where You Are Planted


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Friday, December 11, 2009

Texas Bluebonnet Kyle Wood Paints at the DAG Dec. 12, 11-3 pm

Kyle Wood was born in Dallas, Texas, on February 19, 1972, to parents Kenneth H & Patricia L Wood. At the age of ten, Kyle became interested in art. Initially, he doodled with paint-by-number series, but his Great Aunt, Mildred Stapleton, saw that he had great potential and encouraged him to take art instruction from a professional artist. Between 1984 and 1997, Kyle took oil painting classes from Calonnie Gragg, who taught at Nichol’s Art & Frame in Mesquite, Texas, and later at Barton on Boystun Gallery in Rockwall, Texas. Under her guidance, he quickly learned the basics of color mixing, value, hue, scale, and composition. In addition, he has taken several art & architectural classes at Eastfield College and The University of Texas at Arlington, where he holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (December 1999). In 2003, Kyle had the privilege to study with June Lee, learning a romantic style and palette knife technique of oil painting similar to Dalhart Windberg.

As an artist, Kyle’s passion is painting landscapes and historical buildings. He credits much of his painting ability to his keen observation of perspective. Taking photographs while on vacation and at other leisure moments is the primary resource for his oil paintings. Some inspiration has also come from going to local art galleries to view the works of well known Texas Artists, such as Larry Dyke, W.A. Slaughter, Dalhart Windberg, and many others. Currently, Kyle is a member of Northeast Texas Fine Art Alliance, which meets monthly to promote art in the Northeast Texas Area. Kyle is also represented by The Dutch Art Gallery in Dallas, Texas. His work is finding its way into corporate & private collections throughout America. Kyle and his wife, Lori, currently reside in Terrell, Texas.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Niki Gulley Paints at The Dutch Art Gallery - Dec. 10, 6-8 pm

Niki Gulley’s passion for painting began in grade school when she had to draw something as mundane as shoes for art class, and loved every minute of it. Seeing a spark of enthusiasm, her parents signed her up for private art lessons and she has been hooked ever since. Following her childhood in Glenview, Illinois, Niki relocated to Dallas to pursue an art major at Southern Methodist University. Since she disliked the long, chilly Chicago winters, Dallas seemed like the place to stay after completing her degree.
Upon graduating Gulley entered the world of advertising, working as art director for a Dallas magazine. After a few years passed by, Niki felt like something was missing. So she started painting again during nights, weekends and any time she could find a free moment. This is what she had been missing; this satisfied the void and she began to feel fulfilled again. Ten years later she segued from advertising to live her life’s dream of being a full-time artist.
It only makes sense that someone as passionate about her work would find a kindred artistic spirit to share her life with as they explore the world. Niki met her future husband, Scott Williams, when he started working as a photographer with her at the magazine where she was art director. Their friendship blossomed into a romance that eventually became a husband and wife painting/photography team that travels the globe in search of beauty and inspiration. Their mutual experience as teachers, coupled with their traveling adventures has also spawned a unique enterprise where they will start conducting painting/photography workshops in Europe in the near future.
It’s from this search for inspiration that Niki translates onto canvas her emotion for the viewer to share. She seeks to capture the beauty and mysteries of our landscape, utilizing vivid color palettes to convey a particular mood. While working in pastels appeals to the childlike part of her that wants to be messy, painting in oils allows her to have fun smearing around paint and playing with textures. Gulley invites you to reconnect with nature and escape the day-to-day responsibilities along with her in these creations.
Niki Gulley’s artwork not only has a loyal local following, but is also recognized throughout the country. She has participated in juried exhibitions at the Dallas Museum of Art and various museums around Texas, in addition to being represented by galleries from coast to coast, including New York City, Palm Beach, Vail and San Diego. Besides exhibiting in competitive international shows, her award-winning paintings have also been collected by several corporations including Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, Baylor Medical Center in Dallas and Northstar Bank of Texas. Additionally, Gulley is a member of the prestigious Pastel Society of America and Oil Painters of America Society.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Artist Deep in the heART of Texas!

This weekend The Dutch Art Gallery: Fine Art & Custom Framing Presents Artists of Texas. This unique show features 25 artists from around the state of Texas who besides the love and desire to create, also promote themselves and their works through the mode of Blogging.
The following Article, written by Vernita Bridges-Hoyt gives a short history of the Daily Painters of Texas.

"Deep in the heART of Texas can be found a unique blend of artists." The Daily Painters of Texas blog, recently designed by Dallas artist Laurie Justus Pace and managed by WAL artist Vernita Bridges-Hoyt of Spring, will showcase up to 100 Texas artists who paint and blog daily. Currently the membership consists of 41 Texas artists including several from the Dallas area: Nancy Standlee, Barbara Hackney, Kay Wynn, Laurie Pace, Niki Gulley, Susan Moss Cooper, Nancy Medina, Margie Whittington, Maryann Stephens, Karen Foster, Connie Micheal, Cindy Yandell, Elizebeth Mitchell Taylor, Debbie Cannatella, and Judy Mackie.

Surely throughout history, artists have created art on a daily basis; however, it is only with the aid of the internet that daily painting has become an art movement in and of itself. Professor of Art at New York's Broome Community College, Hall Groat II wrote, "The modern day blog, coupled with video sharing technologies has broadened the tradition of painting into a new communicative virtual reality world."

In 2004, American artist Duane Keiser set up a blog to chronicle his daily painting regime. He posted a painting-a-day and offered each painting for sale at a minimal price. The phenomena that followed was unprecedented. As Keiser's paintings sold, other artists followed suit.

In 2006 Micah Condon, artist and computer programmer, designed a multiple artists website ( that would become the first Daily Painters Gallery and a cutting edge site where artists are juried to show and sell their daily paintings. Daily Painting has become viral in its spread to both artists and collectors.

In 2009, the website was designed to complement the Daily Painters of Texas blog. A first gallery show has been organized, Somewhere in Texas: a Painting Begins, for October 17 - November 30 at the Dutch Art Gallery in Dallas. Twenty-four Texas artists will participate. Several of those artists are from The Woodlands/Greater Houston area. The opening Artists' Reception will be October 17, 2:00 - 5:00 pm.

Although many daily painters discipline themselves to complete a painting each day, others understand the term to denote the practice that painting is an integral part of daily life, whether it be sketching, painting, shopping for supplies, or photographing. It all makes up being an artist and painting daily.

Follow the best of Texas Art on the Daily Painters of Texas blog ( where new paintings are posted daily. Member applications are juried by a panel of professional artists. Instructions are on the blog.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Artist Demonstrations Are a Hit!

Gallery Patrons watch and listen as seasoned painter Robert DeLeon painted a "Quick Draw" painting for Auction at our Fall Art Show last week at the Dutch Art Gallery.
Discussion with Robert regarding Beginning and Advanced Painting Workshops is currently underway for November. Please let us know if you may be interested.

Texas Artists Live at the Dutch Art Gallery

Openning Reception Saturday, October 17, 2009 : 2 pm to 5 pm
Exhibition Dates October 17- November 30, 2009

Saturday, August 22, 2009


Reception & Live Artist Demonstration
September 11th 5-8 pm & September 12th 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

The Dutch Art Gallery: Fine Art & Custom Framing is excited to announce

Our Annual Fall Art Show

Featuring 300 paintings from European & American Artists Represented by Tom Welch of Arnot Art Dealers, in addition to paintings by Robert DeLeon and Don LaGrone and an Impressive Collection of W.R. Thrasher and J.W. Thrasher Paintings.

Feature Paintings on Display September 8th to 12th
Additional works on Display thru October 16th.

The Dutch Art Gallery: Fine Art and Custom Framing
10233 East Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238

Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Friday, July 24, 2009

Get Your "Ticket to the Picnic"

Get your free ticket to WRR 101.1 FM's 15th Annual Picnic in the Park Wednesday Aug. 19 at The Dutch Gallery between 5 and 6 pm.

Find "Ludwig's van" at the gallery and the tickets are yours!

Come inside the gallery for some after work refreshments and check out some of current local artist paintings, original oil paintings and prints from around the world.

WRR's Picnic in the Park is at the Dallas Arboretum overlooking beautiful White Rock Lake on Sunday, September 6, 2009 (Memorial Weekend). Picnic in the Park is a free event but does require a ticket to enter. Visit the WRR website from more details. Extra tickets will be available at the Dutch Art Gallery until the picnic on August 6th.

The Dutch Art Gallery: Fine Art and Custom Framing
10233 East Northwest Hwy #420
Dallas, TX 75238
(214) 348-7350
Get directions

Friday, July 3, 2009

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Local Feature Artist Teaches Painting Class

Join one of our local feature artists Becky Parks learning Oil Painting

Four Week Class
When: July 1st thru July 27th
Wednesdays, 12:30 to 3:30 pm
Where: Richardson Senior Center

Oil Painting Workshop
When: Friday, July 17th, 9:30 - 4 pm
Where:Richardson Senior Center

Come enjoy the beauty of southern France as you paint one of the lovely buildings with colorful shutters and abundant flowers. Photos are provided. Becky will demonstrate how to get light into your paintings and making and using greys. Space is limited, please contact Becky if you plan to attend.

For more information visit

New Paintings by Becky now on Display at the Dutch Art Gallery.

Friday, April 24, 2009

"The Way I See It" A Showcase of Dallas Area Photographers

Come see life through the eyes of 15 Dallas Area Photographers!

The Dutch Art Gallery: Fine Art & Custom Framing Presents
“The Way I See It” A Showcase of Dallas Area Photographers
Works on Display May 1, 2009 to June 6, 2009
“Meet the Artists” Opening Reception: Saturday, May 2, 2009 1 pm to 3 pm

Photographs from in your backyard and around the world by 15 Dallas Area Photographers on display NOW at the Dutch Art Gallery. Artists Represented: Jan Partin, Camille Lamoureux, Oscar Duran, Sam Reeves, Tim Scheer, Donna Saint-John, Andrew Curry, Karen Habbestad, Michael Koen, Jill Goodman, Debra Stich, Andria Delgado, Stephen Johnson, Amanda Davis, and Daniel Driensky.

Receive an extra $25 off custom framing of any photograph or print purchased during the showcase.
Visit to view our entire gallery. More photography coming soon!

Saturday, March 28, 2009

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This new website has been called "The most comprehensive repository for art information online" with partnerships with over 1800 museums and galleries and investors.

Listen to what Forbes Magazine said about in August of last year.

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Many members joined as guests of its partner organizations. The Getty Museum and The Serpentine in London recently joined this roster of leading art organizations that includes The Guggenheim, LACMA, SFMOMA, The Tate, and The Whitney museums, as well as New York's Core Club and top private banks and financial advisors. offers many unique features: personalization technology allowing members to track artists and art categories that interest them; the world's most comprehensive guide to art events, including art fairs, auctions and VIP galas and openings in 42 cities around the globe; and a massive archive of over 150,000 art-related articles from the leading art publications and critics.
"At last an art information company is committed to truly empowering their audience to design their own customized media platform for all art related topics" said Jerry Wind, Lauder Professor of Marketing the Wharton School, Board member of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Advisory Board member.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Photography Show- Coming in April

I am excited to be planning our first ever Photography Show here at the Dutch Art Gallery. The survey results are in (and by that we mean word of mouth) and Dallas residents want to see photographs. These small, easily reproduced momentos of anothers' view of the world are all the new rage. As a photographer myself, this event is really close to my heart. I hope you keep checking back for all the details on this exciting new venture. I am still ironing out all the details but as of right now we have at least 6 photographers working both in Digital as well as traditional darkroom photography. By the time this show happens we should have at least double that and an amazing array of what local photographers see around Dallas and the World.

Don't forget to stop by for the last offical weekend of our local artist showcase This weekend!

See yall soon!

Friday, February 20, 2009

The Dutch Art Gallery Celebrates Local Artists

Local Artist Showcase Reception Saturday, February 21, 2009 1-3 pm

We are displaying new works by by 13 local artists including: Texas Contemporary Painter Laurie Justus Pace; Still Life Painter William Houchin; Pet Portrait and Landscape Artist Melissa Smith; Blue Bonnet Painters Kyle Wood, Jean Patterson, and Florent Baecke; Indian National Painter Seetha Devi; 2008 Irving Art Association Award Winners Becky Parks and Shelby Jost; Hispanic Woman’s Network of Texas Feature Artist Clara Guiterrez, Society Life Magazine Feature Artist Nancy Medina, Tim Scheer, and Levi Chase Cearley.
Works on Display thru March 21

Also showing select works of Agent/Collector Hans Peeters
(unstretched Canvases on Display thru February 28. )

Saturday, January 17, 2009


The Dutch Art Gallery: Fine Art & Custom Framing is having a
Spring Local Artist Showcase
Exhibit runs mid February thru the end of March.
All entries must be original work, frame ready. Visit our online Gallery at or stop by 10233 E Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238 for more details.

For consideration please email a minimum of three jpg's of your work along with a brief artist purpose/statement to

Gallery to furnish frame, display, reception and advertising.
Gallery Recieves 40% Commision.

Saturday, January 10, 2009


- from the Dutch Art Gallery.

Here at the Dutch Art Gallery we are proud to ring in 2009. Following an eventful year we are excited to announce more new ventures for the Gallery in 2009 including a photography showcase, more featured local artists, artist talks and workshps, and much more.
Visit our Showroom for our first ever RED BALLOON SALE. Throughout the month of January visit the Dutch Art Gallery and follow the RED BALLOONS to recieve savings of up to 80% on Original Oils, Prints and Decorative Accessories. In house we have over 250 items at rediculous Prices. Come in Now to find GREAT DEALS and help us clear inventory to bring in NEW ART and LOCAL ARTISTS.

Not interested in visiting our showroom, Email us to inquire about special online savings.

This month we have also teamed up with two more local artists with one of a kind paintings : Levi Chase and Shelby Jost. Visit the Featured Artist page for more on these amazing artists.

Click here to join our mailing list and to recieve updates on upcoming gallery happenings.

Past Events


Fall 2008
The Dutch Art Gallery now has a Blog. We will keep you up to date on some of our favorite artists, art related web sites and news, art facts and more. Check us out at

November: The Dutch Art Gallery is now pleased to showcase two more Texas Landscape artists, Florent Baecke and Jean Patterson. Visit the Featured Artist page for more on these amazing artists.

October: Due to rising electrical, gas and product costs, in October of 2008 The Dutch Art Gallery underwent a supprising but exciting renovation. Our once 12,000 square foot gallery became 9,800 giving the gallery a nice cozy feeling. With this downsize we had our first ever ongoing art sale. Select merchandise 15-50% off. Including our Entire stock of Thomas Kinkade Canvas Giclees and Merchandise (50% off), vintage oil paintings (50% off), all prints on paper (20% off) and all canvas transfers (30% off). Sale will continue until December 31, 2008. We must make room in our smaller gallery for new 2009 inventory.

September: In September of 2008 The Dutch Art Gallery took a leap into the world of Featured Artist Exhibitions. Two local Artists adorned our walls with their work for the fall, Texas Contemporary Artist Laurie Justus Pace and Blue Bonnet Artist, Kyle Wood. See our Featured Artists link for more on their work.