Symposium Schedule

15th Annual Texas Art Fair and Symposium on Early Texas Art
April 28 - 30, 2017
Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, TX  76107

Friday, April 28, 2017

5:30 p.m.

Start of 2017 15th CASETA Symposium
Opening Remarks by Mark Kever, Chair, CASETA Board of Directors

5:45 p.m.

Pacesetter Address:  Susie Kalil
Dorothy Hood: The Color of Being/ El Color del Ser

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Opening Reception,
Texas Art Fair

8:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Home Tour of Nancy and Ted Paup Collection -- FILLED


Saturday, April 29, 2017

9:30 a.m.

Session I: Ken Hafertepe:  
Karl Hermann Lungkwitz and other German Artists in Texas, 1851-1901
10:30 a.m.                         

Session II: Keynote Address: Richard R. Brettell
Local/Regional/National/International: Texas Art in the Cosmopolitan Age  

11:30 a.m.

CASETA Awards and Special Announcements

11:45 a.m.

Lunch Break (box lunches at Fort Worth Community Arts Center)(included in registration) 
1:00 p.m.

Session III: Althea Ruoppo: 
Across the Miles: Robert Preusser and Texas After 1954


Session IV: Collections Panel

Collecting: Beginning to End
William U. Eiland, Director, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia; Atlee Phillips, Director of Texas Art, Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas; Jason Schoen, Collector of American Art, Boca Raton, Florida; Moderator – William Reaves, William Reaves │Sarah Foltz Fine Art, Houston, Texas

3:00 p.m.


3:15 p.m. 

Session V: Shirley Reece-Hughes:
Invented Worlds of Valton Tyler

5:30 p.m.  

Texas Art Fair Closes
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.   Evening Tour and Reception at Amon Carter Museum of American Art -- RESERVATIONS BY THURS, APRIL 20
Works of early Texas art including exhibit of work by Valton Tyler will be on view
Refreshments & music
$25 per person


Sunday, April 30, 2017

9:00 a.m. 

Texas Art Fair Opens

9:30 a.m.

Session VI: David Farmer:
The Printmakers Guild, 1939-1965

10:30 a.m. 

Session VII: Scott Barker:
Just Before Modernism: Fort Worth Art in the 1920s and 1930s 
11:30 a.m. Raffle Drawing
Closing Remarks by Howard Taylor, CASETA Executive Director

12:30 p.m

Texas Art Fair Concludes
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Post Symposium
Complimentary light Lunch with 
Tour of exhibition, George Grammer: Full Circle
Texas Wesleyan University
Lunch reservations FILLED /Can register for TOUR ONLY 

April 28 - 30, 2017 

East/Front Gallery, Fort Worth Community Arts Center
Recuerdo: Early Texas Art from Fort Worth Collections
Scott Barker, Curator