Bob Schneider's 50 States Project

Posted on February 14, 2017 by Randy Franklin | 0 comments

Bob says he's planning on doing a state a day until he gets through them all. Why? Why not? Keep up with it right here.  

Valentine's Day

Posted on February 01, 2017 by Randy Franklin | 0 comments

Nothing says "I Love You" like hearts & flowers. Here are a few things we think might do the trick.

Fort Guerin - Old West Yarns

Posted on January 31, 2017 by Randy Franklin | 0 comments

In March we'll be presenting a show of new art from West Virginia cowboy artist Fort Guerin. Early 20th Century western comic books, movies, and dime novels are his primary inspirations, that and the old west mythos he absorbed growing up in Arizona.

Fort Guerin
Old West Yarns
March 1 - April 3
Opening Reception
Saturday, March 4
7 - 9 PM

Fort Guerin "Old West Yarns"

Jad Fair + David Fair = 100% Fine!

Posted on December 20, 2016 by Randy Franklin | 0 comments

Brothers Jad Fair & David Fair are up next with a post-holiday art show, featuring Jad Fair's cutout paintings of album covers and David Fair's ghost paintings. The Fair Brothers are founding members of the indescribably different rock band Half Japanese and long-time artists. Jad will be here at the gallery for the opening. Join us!

Jad Fair's page

David Fair's page

100% FINE
7 - 9 PM
Online & in the gallery beginning January 4.

Deborah Baker - Modern Samplers

Posted on November 17, 2016 by Randy Franklin | 0 comments

Just in time for the holidays! New work by Chicago stitching artist Deborah Baker. If you're in Austin please join us for an opening reception / holiday party - featuring vinyl sets with Mom n' Pop. Good times!

Deborah Baker - Modern Samplers
December 2 - 31

Opening Reception
FRIDAY December 2
7 - 9 PM

Vinyl sets with Mom n' Pop

Jon Langford, Eric Bellis, Kevin Lycett

Posted on September 06, 2016 by Randy Franklin | 0 comments

Jon Langford, Eric Bellis, Kevin Lycett
Jonboy, Rico, & Keva's Crucial Adventures In The Westworld:
New Paintings
October 11 - November 27
Yard Dog Art Gallery
1510 S. Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
Opening Reception for the Artists
Saturday, October 15
7 - 9 PM

From October 11 - November 27 Yard Dog will be showing art by Jon LangfordEric Bellis, and Kevin Lycett. The three are associated with the British rock band/art collective the Mekons, which has been together in one form or another since 1976. Langford & Lycett were founding members, with Lycett staying in the band through 1983 or so. Eric Bellis joined in 1984, and he and Langford continue performing with the band to this day. They just released their umpteenth album, "Existentialism," the cd version of which comes with a 96-page book of writing and art. There will be a limited number of copies of "Existentialism" available at the opening.

Langford will be showing paintings incorporating his signature country singers, cowboys, skeletons, and skeleton cowboys.

Eric Bellis paints Western Americana: buffalo, cowboys, native americans.

Lycett is contributing a collection of mini-paintings of mini-monsters.

The opening reception on October 15 will also feature a short performance by the Mini Mekons, with Langford, Bellis, and Mekons singer Sally Timms. The band will play a longer set later that evening down the street at the Continental Club.

For a good read about the Mekons click here

Harry Underwood: A History of Wishful Thinking

Posted on August 02, 2016 by Randy Franklin | 0 comments

We'll be featuring the art of Nashville artist Harry Underwood beginning September 7. Harry will join us for the opening reception on Saturday September 10 from 7 - 9 pm. You should join us, too.

Harry Underwood: A History Of Wishful Thinking
September 7 - October 14, 2016
Opening Reception 
Saturday, September 10
7 - 9 PM

Here's a little preview.

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