June 25, 2021
Where to Buy Art in Dallas: 7 Local Galleries Near You
Art is essential when furnishing your home, but it is even more meaningful when it supports local artists. Explore where to buy art in Dallas to start filling your walls with Texas-inspired charm!
This local modern-abstract group works with gleaming glass, textured oils, illuminating neon and various paints to push boundaries that pique your interest. With stunning work from resident artists Anna Curnes, Melissa Ellis, Annie Griffeth and Christi Meril, ALG Collective’s new art show "Awakening" exemplifies all the best these celebrated Dallas artists have to offer. Ellis was even recently featured on the Dallas Morning News to talk about one of her pieces that is now featured in a Louis Vuitton store at Legacy West in Plano.
Their space is located on Dragon Street near Victory Park and is described as a “modern, New York gallery, but with better lighting and a warmer atmosphere.”
The Maestri Gallery features affordable contemporary pieces with flair. They are self-proclaimed “style-purveyors and statement-makers” who believe art should be accessible to all — many of their works cost less than $500. Looking to add a pop of color to your space? One Google reviewer called Maestri “the most vibrant and colorful art gallery in Dallas.”
This must-see art destination is located in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Dallas, between the east end of Deep Ellum and the grand entrance of Fair Park.
Ro2 Art Gallery
Ro2 Art Gallery represents a diverse group of emerging, mid-career and established artists with ties to North Texas. The gallery, founded in 2010 by mother-and-son partners Susan Roth-Romans and Jordan Roth, has twice been named the Dallas Observer's "Best Art Gallery." Here, you will find both classic and modern contemporary works from an expansive list of local artists.
Ro2 has two locations in the Cedars Neighborhood and Downtown Dallas. You can also take a virtual tour of the galleries before you make the trip.
David Dike Fine Art
If you are looking for art inspired by the Lone Star State, this gallery is for you. David Dike Fine Art specializes in late 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings, emphasizing Texas regionalist and landscape oil painters. There are nearly 200 artists listed on their site, so you are sure to find one that resonates with your style.
David Dike Fine Art is located on Fairmont Street in the heart of uptown’s cultural district.
Kettle Art Gallery
Since 2005, Kettle Art Gallery has been dedicated to supporting and promoting up-and-coming North Texas artists. This gallery strives to be a relaxed and welcoming environment for both creatives and art patrons alike. Their exhibitions feature contemporary collections of paintings, sculptures and installations.
Kettle has received several awards and recognitions, including the Dallas Observer’s' “Best Art Gallery.” It is located in the heart of the Deep Ellum district, which is known for its art and culture.
Bivins Gallery showcases world-renowned, blue-chip artists and emerging local artists specializing in modern, post-war, abstract expressionism and contemporary art. From 3D screen-printed art by Crystal Wagner and reimagined pop culture pieces by ThanxZoe to early works from the famous American artist Jack Whitten, this gallery offers an eclectic mix of old and new.
Bivins Gallery is located in the iconic Crescent complex in Uptown Dallas, directly across from the main entrance to the Hotel Crescent Court.
Barry Whistler Gallery
At Barry Whistler Gallery, you will find some of Texas’ very best regional painters, photographers and sculptors. Barry Whistler has run this gallery for nearly two decades, and much of the work featured is forward-thinking and progressive. D Magazine once stated that “he takes chances and hopes for the best — and the best is usually what he gets. Go here for Texas art that will appreciate.”
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