Jesuit Dallas Museum

Current/Upcoming

Alex Corno “Sempre Nel Texas, Always in Texas” 

Alex Corno, Sempre Nel Texas, March 28 – May 30, 2019  Italian artist and sculptor, Alex Corno’s exhibition, will include sculpture and works on paper. Corno creates abstract forms using welded iron and stainless steel. After obtaining his diploma in Sculpture from the Academy of Brera in Milan in 1982, he taught in the public schools of Milan for several years.  He then dedicated himself to his own artistic research and has exhibited in numerous shows in both Italy and abroad.  Alex Corno states that regarding his work that, “God is in the details.” All works included in the exhibition are on loan from Valley House Gallery. www.valleyhouse.com .

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. in the Historical Library. Artist to speak at 6:00 pm.Free wine, beer, beverages, and hors d'oeuvres. 

RSVP to Museum Director, Elizabeth Hunt Blanc ehuntblanc@jesuitcp.org or 972-387-8700 ext 383

WPA ARTISTS IN THE JESUIT DALLAS MUSEUM COLLECTION

To liaison with the Fine Arts Department and Jesuit’s production of the play The Grapes of Wrath, the JDM created the exhibition, WPA Artists in the Jesuit Dallas Museum Collection. Artists from the collection that participated in the WPA, Federal Art Project (1935 – 43) of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) were, Will Barnet, Herbert Bayer, Riva Helfond, Chet LaMore, Russell Limbach, and Beatrice Mandelman.

THE BUILDERS, THE GREAT HUMAN RACE, JOHN L. DOYLE, (1939 – 2010)

Hall of Honors
The purpose of The Builders is to show how man’s ideas and concepts relate to the structures of The Great Human Race and his reflects his fascination with the human condition. The artist described himself as an “image maker,” a person devoted to producing visual conceptions. Many of his works have a historical or architectural perspective that derives from careful observation and research.