Ethereal Works By Megan Adams and Dara Mark on Display at Blue Print and Smink

Female painters specializing in dreamy, organic, nature-inspired works are making quite the splash in our fair city this fall.

Fine artist, textile designer, and former D Home blog “Thursday Tastemaker,” Megan Adams Brooks’ earthy abstractions will be on display at Blue Print at a show this Thursday the 25th.

In addition to the requisite bites and bubbles, the Dallas native (she holds a Bachelor of Fine Art in painting and drawing from SMU and a Masters of Fine Art from UNT) will be on hand from 6-8 to talk about her work, and a percentage of proceeds from her sales will benefit Father’s Heart Program through Family Legacy.

Meanwhile down in the design district, Smink is exhibiting New Mexico modernist painter Dara Mark’s abstract watercolors. Per Smink:

Guiding the water with her brush, Mark delineates shapes that the water moves through, allowing the pigment to be drawn along until it settles. In her newer work, the shapes are more akin to topography; like lozenges bent and compressed over time, shaped by wind and water.”

Both shows seem the perfect antidote to this muggy fall weather we’re firmly in the midst of…