500XPO 2012

500X Gallery Presents:

500XPO

Juror: Aaron Parazette

February 18- March 4

500XPO is our annual juried exhibition highlighting the best of up-and-coming artists in Texas.  Here's your chance to discover someone before they are internationally famous!

This year's 500XPO artists are:

John Aasp

Joshua Banks

Willie Baronet

Michael Blair

Jeff Bradley

Lindsey Brown

John Calabrese

Jim Clement

Kristen Cochran

Kenneth Collins

Jack Cornell

Carrie Crumbley

Andrew Currey

Jose Dominguez

Kathleen Donovan

Kathryn Falvo

Cydney Ferguson-Brey

Jessica Fuentes

Jonathan Garcia

Devyn Gaudet

Lori Giesler

Timothy Griffin

Steve Hamilton

Blake Hampton

Jessica Hargrave

Stuart Hausmann

Ayesha Hayat

Lauren Herbst

Amy Herzel

Ronnit Ilan

Shawn Jackson

Alison Jardine

Graham Jones

Kelsey Kilcrease

Matthew Koons

Philip Lambert

Travis LaMothe

Seth Lawrence

Matthew Lee

Tsun-Chuan Liang

Kristin Lockhart

Lucas Martell

Nathan McGuire

Oscar Mejia

Thomas Menikos

Nathan Milas

Ashley Milow

Tiffany Milow

Mark Mueller

Shayne Murphy

Anh-Thuy Nguyen

Brandon Nichols

Irby Pace

Ricardo Paniagua

Alizsha Pennington

Simone Riford

Andrew Riggins

Evett Rolsten

Jessica Sailors

Timothy Seifert

Janan Siam

Kristina Smith

Olivia Smith

Kent Sollenberger

Alison Starr

Frank Tringall

Magan VanGroll

Michael Westfried

Tori Whitehead

Kristen Works

Michael Wynne

 

About the Juror

Aaron Parazette was born in Ventura, CA and holds an MFA in Painting from the Claremont Graduate University. He is currently an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Houston. Parazette's distinctions include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and an Artadia Fund for Art and Dialogue Award. His work has been exhibited in numerous national and international venues, including Marlborough Chelsea in New York, Mark Moore in Los Angeles, The Suburban in Chicago, Gregory Lind in San Francisco, the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston, and at the 2009 Armory Show and 2006 Art Basel Miami art fairs. In Dallas, he is represented by Talley Dunn, and recently completed a show of paintings at the Dallas Contemporary.