The Lost History of Dallas' Negro Parks: Two artists were
commissioned to explore the city’s segregated past. What they found
proved a bit too stark
for the powers that be. - How Dallas Won the Right to Tell Its Own History by Peter Simek, February 19, 2016, in D Magazine
Dispute over markers for Dallas' 'Negro parks' leads foundation to pull out out of project by Melissa Repko, February 18th, 2016, front page lead article
in The Dallas Morning News
Segregated parks gone, but the still divide: Historical Markers for Negro Parks spark dispute over ugly parts of Dallas' past by Melissa Repko, February 15,
2016, in The Dallas Morning News
In Dallas, A Dispute Over How to Remember Segregated Parks: Historical markers are supposed to tell the history of public parks' Jim Crow past. But some
say their version of history is whitewashed, by Alain Stephens, broadcast February 19, 2016, on NPR's Texas Standard
Fight Over Dallas' Racial Past Goes Wide of the Real Target by Jim Schutze, February 23, 2016 in Dallas Observer
One Artist Is Telling the Story of a Forgotten Japanese Garden in Kidd Springs Park by Jeremy Hallock, November 2015, in Dallas Observer
Office of Cultural Affairs Awards Five Artist Grants to Dallas-based Projects by Lauren Smart, April 2015, in Dallas Observer
And All the World is Football-Shaped by Christina Rees, March 2015, in Glasstire
Some of the most compelling and still-romanticized spaces in Dallas over the last ten
or fifteen years were geographical outliers in
their time: And/Or, Angstrom, Mulcahy
Modern. (They’re closed now, but
not due to location. Their owners’ agendas couldn’t
be categorized any
more than their spaces could.)
- Art Critic Christina Rees
Dallas' Historic African-American Parks to Receive Public Art Gift by Lucia Simek in Glasstire
Seventeen Hundred Seeds is featured in the newly published MAP The Workbook: Pages 25-29
The Dallas Historical Parks Project in Green Source DFW: Dallas Historical Parks Project seeks help in documenting history of Dallas' 'Negro Parks'
Our Top 5 Art Events in Texas for the week of January 9, 2014 in Glasstire
Engines of War exhibition at Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., March 28 - May 4, 2013:
Jerry Saltz in New York Magazine: See Engines of War
Seen at the tenth anniversary of the Iraq War's first shots, almost every image in this group photography show makes us know
in our bones that war is hell, that war unprepared for is worse, and that even today there is no way to get distance on this event.
- Art Critic Jerry Saltz in New York Magazine
Holland Cotter in The New York Times:The photographs in Engines of War offer vantage points on battle, its precedents and its aftermath.
Such perceptual adjustments are expertly managed by the show’s curators,
Charles Dee Mitchell and Cynthia Mulcahy, and the
can be devastatingly effective.
- Co-chief New York Times Art Critic Holland Cotter
Desiree Espada in D Magazine: In a Chelsea Photography Show, Two Dallas Curators Investigate the Fog of War
Sara Rosen on her blog: Engines of War: The Interview
Peter Simek in D Magazine: The Art Shows and Exhibitions You Can't Miss in 2013
Public artwork Seventeen Hundred Seeds A collaboration between Robert Hamilton and Cynthia Mulcahy:
Peter Simek in D Magazine: This Year's Visual Arts: A Look Back at Trends and Names that Shaped 2012.
Betsy Lewis in Dallas Observer: Dallas' Best Visual Art of 2012
Jerome Weeks in Art & Seek: Is Public Art An Oxymoron in Dallas?
Catherine Anspon in Papercity Magazine: Sunflower City
Lauren Drewes Daniels in Dallas Observer: Art-Based Sunflower Garden in Oak Cliff Helped Cleanse Soil While Providing a Good Show Too
Margaret Meehan in Glasstire: Seventeen Hundred Seeds: Cultivating art and community
Rachel Stone in Advocate Magazine: Farming as art
Catherine Anspon in Papercity Magazine: Art Notes: Dallas Art News for June 2012
Glasstire: Glasstire Recommends: Robert Hamilton and Cynthia Mulcahy, Seventeen Hundred Seeds
Erin Ahlfinger in D Magazine SideDish: Seventeen Hundred Seeds: A Farming as Public Project
Andrew Plock in Oak Cliff People: Field of sunflowers calms post-beer riot stomach
Rachel Stone in Oak Cliff Advocate: Photos: Seventeen Hundred Seeds
Jamie Laughlin in Dallas Observer: Ten Awesome Things to Do This Weekend: May 17 - 20
Stephen Becker in Art & Seek: Another weekend, another public art project in Oak Cliff
The ATW Feed: Farming as art
Peter Simek in D Magazine: From hoedowns to putting the hoe down: farming as art
Rachel Stone in Advocate Magazine: On West Davis at Van Buren, farming as art
Public artwork Square Dance: A Community Project A collaboration between Leila Grothe and Cynthia Mulcahy, November 12,
2011, at the Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas, TX:
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts: The Idea Fund Announces 2011 Grantees.
Peter Simek in D Magazine: Two curators team-up for a project meant to bend art definitions for the betterment of community: How a community
square dance becomes art.
Rachel Stone in Advocate Magazine: Square Dance at the Trinity River Audubon Center.
Teresa Gubbins in Pegasus News: Community art project turns out to be a lot of fun.
Elizabeth Bair in Dallas Observer: The Master List: The Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend, November 11 - 13.
Jennifer Medina in Dallas Observer: Bow to Your Partner.
Catherine D. Anspon in Papercity Magazine: Art Notes: Dallas Art News for November 2011.
Robert Wilonsky in Dallas Observer: Used to Be Everyone Square Danced 'Round These Parts. Now, It's An Art Project.
Peter Simek inD Magazine: The Rise of The Artist As Social Activist.
Rachel Stone in Oak Cliff Advocate Magazine: Grant money brings square dance to Audubon center.
XXI: Conflicts in a New Century exhibition, co-curated by Charles Dee Mitchell and Cynthia Mulcahy at the Oak Cliff
Cultural Center, and Restrepo screening with Tim Hetherington at the Texas Theatre, Dallas (April - June, 2011).
Peter Simek in D Magazine: Late Photographer Tim Hetherington Honored With 'Restrepo' Screening Tonight.
Sarah Blascovich on Pegasus News: Free showing of Restrepo will still take place in Dallas on May 11. It's now in honor of Tim Hetherington.
Leslie Minora in Dallas Observer: Restrepo Screening Tomorrow Honors Tim Hetherington, Photojournalist Killed in Libya.
Anne Bothwell on Art&Seek: Examining The War Photography of Today.
Dee Mitchell on Art&Seek: Guest Blog: Capturing Today's Wars in Photos.