January 25, 2014
DALLAS, TEXAS—Noted Dallas/Ft Worth art dealer David Dike hosts his Annual Exhibition and Auction of Texas Art on Saturday, January 25, 2014. For over twenty years David Dike Fine Art, located in the arts district on Fairmount, has been educating collectors, specializing in late 19th and early 20th Century American and European oil paintings with a special emphasis on Texas artists.
An annual tradition in Texas art since 1996, the auction includes early traditional, regional and modern Texas art. Artwork by such prominent Texas artists as Frank Reaugh, Otis Dozier, Julian Onderdonk, Olin Travis, Porfirio Salinas, and William Lester are among the more than 250 works to be featured.
The auction will be held at the Wildman Art Framing, 1715 Market Center Blvd., Dallas, TX 75207. Beginning at 2:30 on the day of the auction, noted producer/director Marla Fields will discuss her documentary on artist Frank Reaugh. Preview of the works to be auction will be January 20-25, 2014 at Wildman Art Framing. The auctioneer is Louis Murad. Live, phone and Internet bidding will be available.
David Dike, a native of Fort Worth and a graduate of Texas Christian University has made it his mission to spread the enthusiasm of Texas art. Dike prides himself on bringing quality art to corporate clients and collectors alike. His mission is to better educate the general public on the importance of Texas and American art.
David Dike Fine Art, which opened in 1986, brings American and European art to Dallas and introduces Texas art to collectors. Dike is a contributor to two prominent books on Texas art. As an art consultant, David has helped assemble important collections for historic hotels and other public buildings. Considered the leading expert on early Texas art, David has seen his annual event spur Texas art auctions and events throughout the state. David Dike Fine Art, member of the Fine Art Dealers Association, is considered one of the country’s best sources for acquiring as well as selling Texas works of the highest quality.
For catalogs and information, please contact David Dike Fine Art at 214.720.4044. David Dike Fine Art is located at 2613 Fairmount and is open Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. www.daviddikefineart.com
Charles T. Bowling (Am. 1891-1985)
oil on canvasboard 18 x 24
signed lower right: Charles T Bowling
Marjorie Johnson Lee (Am. 1911-1997)
Pear & Grapes
oil on board 9 x 12
signed lower right: M Johnson
Porfirio Salinas (Am. 1910-1973)
oil on canvas 12 x 16
signed lower right: P Salinas
Martha Tiller Company