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An Art Show From The Comfort of Your Car

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Chris Wright Evans’ “Reflectors” features various road signs on a black background and reads “Stay alert: Talk or text later.”(Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth)

 

Clear Channel and The Modern in Fort Worth exhibit art from the comfort of your car

 

Clear Channel Outdoor and The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth teamed up for emerging artists to present examples of their work and providing an opportunity for contemporary art in urban landscapes. The program provides OOH space to area grad students.

The billboard format allowed a public exhibition platform for under-recognized artists displaying their works to be viewed in isolation, from vehicle windows or computer monitors. 

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is dedicated to collecting, presenting, and interpreting international developments in post–World War II art in all media.  The collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is comprised of nearly 3,000 objects, including paintings, sculptures, videos, photographs, and prints. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is the oldest art museum in Texas and one of the oldest museums in the western United States.

All the participating artists and their work can be found here⇒ Artists

Below are a few examples we selected to share.

 

Karley Adrion is a designer based in Fort Worth. She earned her BS in Advertising/Public Relations from Abilene Christian University and is currently pursuing an MFA in Visual Communication Design from the University of Texas at Arlington. Her graduate work explores themes of community and communication, specifically examining areas in which engagement and understanding can be improved among various groups of people.
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Karly Adrion

Karley Adrion (UTA)
The Cost of Plastic, 2020
2130 Jacksboro Hwy, Fort Worth, TX 76164

 

Katie H. Ritchie is a teaching artist living in Commerce, Texas. Her work explores corn and its reach into our lives beyond the supermarket while questioning the targeted demographics of the political plant. Ritchie’s current series employs 3D-printed objects, photography, projections, digital drawings, and sculptural elements. Her most recent exhibitions include Lines of Thought, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea; Higher Learning, Fort Worth Community Arts Center; and A Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, Indiana University Union Street Gallery, Kokomo. She currently teaches at Commerce High School while seeking her MFA at Texas A&M University-Commerce (candidate for graduation in May 2020) and was chosen for the Graduate Excellence Award in 2019.
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Katie H. Ritchie

Katie Ritchie (TXA&M-COMMERCE)
Corny Dogs, 2020
5300 Jacksboro Hwy, Fort Worth, TX 76114

 

Chris Wright Evans is an artist interested in the ways people relate to objects and place, and how we generate reality through photography. After graduating from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, Evans moved to New York City, where he lived and worked until 2017, printing for the photographer Joel Meyerowitz and retouching for Droga5 and Urban Print & Motion. In 2014, Evans was selected as a finalist and alternate for the Fulbright Award, and in 2016 a portfolio of his work received honorable mention from juror Mickalene Thomas at Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York. His photographs have been exhibited across the United States and have been featured in print and online. In 2018 and 2019, he was a finalist for the Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Project Fund. In the spring of 2020, Evans will receive his MFA from the University of North Texas.
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Christopher Wright Evans

Chris Wright Evans (UNT)
Reflectors, 2020
3800 E Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76103

 

Philip Martin, born in Irving, Texas, is a fluctuatingly-disciplined interdisciplinary artist living and working in North Texas. Martin earned his BFA from the University of North Texas in 2004 and is currently pursuing an MFA in Art, Technology, and Emerging Communication at the University of Texas at Dallas.
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Philip Martin

Philip Martin (UTD)
You Are Here, 2020
6890 Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76112

 

 

 

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