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Events

Kathy Robinson-Hays: traveling light

May 5, 2018 — Dallas, TX

Ro2 Art is proud to present traveling light, a solo exhibition featuring new works by artist Kathy Robinson-Hays. The show will run from May 5 through June 2, 2018. There will be an opening reception held Saturday, May 5, from 7-10pm at Ro2 Art located at 1501 S. Ervay Street in Dallas’ Cedars neighborhood.

Through her vision of the landscape, Kathy Robinson-Hays references themes of fragility, transparency, the discarded and the forgotten. As an adoptee she sees all of us as tourists on this planet, who need to take better care of each other as well as our vacation home.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Kathy Robinson-Hays is a Canadian born, longtime Texas visual artist and art conservator/restorer. She and her husband, fellow artist Terry Hays, currently live in Duncanville, Texas and have worked side by side in their home studio for years. Kathy has had a lifelong interest in the conservation of objects, leading to her career at Brown Mountain Art Restoration in Dallas as a professional art and antique restorer/conservator specializing in porcelain and ethnographic objects. She received her B.F.A. Honors in painting from the University of Manitoba, and, after studying in Italy and New York, she obtained her M.A. in studio art from the N.Y.U. Venice Study Abroad Program. She has taken courses in Care of Textiles at the Campbell Center of Mount Carroll and The Conservation of Gilt Wood at the Smithsonian Institution. Her work has been included in New American Paintings, Studio Visits Magazine, and she was recently included in Peripheral Vision Issue 7, Salon 2017, curated by Georgia Erger. Her work has also been included in many juried shows and is included in private collections in Canada and the U.S. She is currently represented by Ro2 Art in Dallas.

Join us May 5th for Kathy Robinson-Hays: traveling light!