D Art Slam presented by D Magazine and f.i.g.
Fashion Industry Gallery
1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX
Sunday, May 31, 2009 | 11AM – 4PM
D Art Slam at f.i.g. hosted this three-day, juried event showcasing the world of local artists. The VIP preview event welcomed 275 guests who had the privilege of being first to see the exhibition while enjoying beer from Stella Artois, coffee from Starbucks, and nibbles from Culinary Art Catering. The highly anticipated New 2009 Dallas Nine Awards, recognizing talent within the exhibiting artists, were unveiled at the VIP celebration. This year’s honorees were chosen by a group of arts community advocates, including local arts media expert Gail Sachson, fine arts professors Richard Davis and Eddy Rawlinson, renowned artist Dan Rizzie, and art dealer Chris Byrne.