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            Fall 2017


            Cynthia Mulcahy's work is now represented by Talley Dunn Gallery in Dallas.
           Works on paper from War Garden, Mulcahy's recent body of work that examines
           the United States war machine, will be included in THIS IS NOW, a group exhibition
           of gallery artists kicking off the fall season that opens Saturday, August 26th and
           closes October 7th. For more info, please follow this link to the gallery website:








                    Top: fly-poster field guide publication. Second row: Roseate Spoonbill / Platalea ajaja  (after J.J.), watercolor and  pencil on Arches

                    paper, 2017 and Egg of the Sharp-shinned Hawk / Accipiter striatis, watercolor and pencil on Arches paper, 2017, courtesy of the

                    artist Cynthia Mulcahy and Talley Dunn Gallery. Third and fourth rows: a brass band plays under Oak Cliff's historic Moore Park's

                    enormous pecan trees during an afternoon baseball game, circa 1940s, gelatin silver photographs courtesy of the Dallas Municipal

                    Archives. Bottom left: Osprey / Pandion haliaetus, watercolor and pencil on Arches paper, 2017, courtesy of the artist Cynthia Mulcahy

                    and Talley Dunn Gallery. Bottom right: Otis Dozier sketchbook pencil drawing of a sunflower, 1974, courtesy of the Dallas Museum of

                    Art (gift of the Dozier Foundation, 1989) and Dennis Davis Washburn, William Miegel and Elizabeth Miegel.


                 A Field Guide to Flora and Fauna of Southern Dallas is a public art project by Cynthia Mulcahy

                 in the form of a free fly-poster field guide of southern Dallas flora and fauna with hand-painted
                 illustrations, heavy on the history of place. Locations include the Trinity River; the Great Trinity
                 Forest; Joppa Preserve; Little Lemmon Lake; Moore Park, one of Dallas' most historic black parks;
                 the Santa Fe Trestle and Skyline hike and bike nature trails; the Upper and Lower Chain of Wetlands
                 and the Japanese Garden in Kidd Springs Park, Dallas' only public Japanese garden. The fly-poster
                 field guide is now available for free in the fall season months of September, October and November
                 of 2017 (or until the guide runs out) only in southern Dallas at the following Dallas Public Library
                 branches, Dallas Park Department rec centers and City of Dallas cultural centers:

                      Thurgood Marshall Park Recreation Center                  Polk-Wisdom Branch Library
                      J. C. Phelps Park Recreation Center                            Highland Hills Branch Library
                      Cummings Park Recreation Center                              Paul Laurence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library
                      Singing Hills Park Recreation Center                           Hampton-Illinois Branch Library
                      Anita Martinez Park Recreation Center                        North Oak Cliff Branch Library
                      Mattie Nash-Mrtyle Davis Park Recreation Center         West Dallas Branch Library
                      Exline Park Recreation Center                                    Oak Cliff Cultural Center
                      Eloise Lundy Park Recreation Center                       
                      Kiest Park Recreation Center
                      Beckley Saner Park Recreation Center
                      Kidd Springs Park Recreation Center

                     A Field Guide to Flora and Fauna of Southern Dallas is supported by a 2017 public art grant from
                the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and the Texas Commission on the Arts. Additional support
                provided by Judy Vetter.