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October 2024

What is Art Walk West?

At the TIN DISTRICT West Dallas' Artist Quarter. This former industrial area now hosts galleries, studios, and art spaces, attracting the finest contemporary artists from Dallas as well as emerging talent.

West Dallas’ contemporary artists’ quarter is situated three blocks from Trinity Groves restaurants & retail, tucked behind the Cypress urban community. Each year The Tin District Neighborhood hosts a lively Open Studios event ‘ART WALK WEST’ alongside the WILD WEST MURAL FEST. renowned as the busiest and most exciting event on the arts calendar annually!

Art Walk West is the link between artists and art enthusiasts. Art lovers from all over DFW have the chance to connect with the artists in a open studio setting.

Where is it?


With a variety of self-contained spaces as well as semi-open places shared by groups of artists, there’s a strong community atmosphere that has evolved organically in response to artists’ changing needs. Studios come in a wide range of sizes and are suitable for a wide range of different practices.

If you are a creative practitioner or an arts organization looking for space, new applicants are welcomed for artists, designers, and/or makers interested in applying for one of our creative workspaces.

Galleries

​Ro2 Art Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in Dallas' Tin District, just West of Downtown Dallas, that represents a diverse group of emerging, mid-career, and established contemporary artists. The gallery, founded in 2010 by Susan Roth Romans and Jordan Roth, regularly collaborates with organizations such as The MAC and Cedars Union and is a proud member of the Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas. Ro2 Art has twice been named Dallas Observer's “Best Art Gallery” and was presented with the 25th Annual Obelisk Award for small business by the North Texas Business Council for the Arts. The gallery’s art fair program has included the Dallas Art Fair, Texas Contemporary, and Art Aspen.

Cluley Projects

Cluley Projects is housed in a 1200 sq ft space on Sylvan Avenue in West Dallas within walking distance from the Belmont Hotel. Cluley Projects is a satellite location of Erin Cluley Gallery and will act as an incubator space focusing on regional artists and providing a platform for discovery and mentorship.

Daisha Board Gallery

Daisha Board Gallery is a contemporary art gallery representing BIPOC artists, lgbtq+, and artists with disabilities locally and abroad in various mediums that include mixed media, sculpture, photography, installations, performance art and digital media. Located in the evolving West Dallas area, near the Tin District, Trinity Groves, and the Belmont Hotel. Daisha Board Gallery focuses on optimum visibility, inclusion, and acquisitions for marginalized artists.

PRP Gallery

Founded in 2016, by Michael Mazurek and River Shell, PRP is an artist-run permanent research project based in Dallas, TX. It provides artists with an environment to conceptualize, produce, and exhibit their work while seeking to establish a critical setting for investigation, experimentation and thoughtful discourse.

Sweet Pass Sculpture Park

Sweet Pass Sculpture Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization providing space and support for experimental and large-scale outdoor works by diverse contemporary voices. Founded in 2018 by Tamara Johnson and Trey Burns as an extension of their art practices, they envision this project as a permanent space for temporary projects. Geographically located in a one-acre lot in west Dallas, Sweet Pass exists in the gaps between ideas of gardens, green spaces, and public spaces while supporting contemporary art dedicated to site, experimentation, and community engagement.

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