Art Circle SIG:
Sweet Pass Sculpture Park Tour



Join us at Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, a unique non-profit venue for experimental outdoor artworks. The exclusive tour will be led by founders Tamara Johnson and Trey Burns. Experience innovative art installations on a one-acre lot that blends garden, green space, and public art.


Iván Pérez-Rosselló: Architect, Artist, Educator

Iván Pérez-Rosselló's career, spanning over two decades, has been marked by significant contributions to architecture and design. Licensed in Texas and certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, he is renowned for his innovative and artistic approach in Corporate, Retail, and Hospitality design.

Originating from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Pérez-Rosselló is an esteemed alumnus of Cornell and Harvard Universities. He was honored by the Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects with an Unbuilt Design Award. His architectural practice is known for its emphasis on collaboration, resulting in spaces that are aesthetically pleasing, functional, sustainable, and reflective of unique cultural identities.

Pérez-Rosselló's design philosophy bridges architecture and art, earning him widespread recognition and awards. A committed educator, he has shared his expertise at numerous prestigious institutions. His artistic work, inspired by the Texas landscapes and life in the tropics, showcases a harmonious blend of natural beauty and architectural finesse.

Summary of The Art Circle 

Overview: The Art Circle is a special interest group dedicated to fostering a deep engagement with the arts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and beyond. Its primary mission is to build a community that connects members with art institutions, benefiting both artists and art enthusiasts.

Expectations and Activities: Members of The Art Circle can look forward to a rich blend of educational and social experiences. The group organizes visits to various art forms and exhibitions, catering to both seasoned art enthusiasts and newcomers. These sessions are designed to enhance members' understanding and appreciation of art in an engaging and friendly environment.

Meetings and Discussions: The Art Circle proposes to meet at 11 AM on the first Saturdays of every month, considering the opening hours of most museums. This timing allows for quieter exploration of exhibits, followed by a casual coffee discussion. These gatherings offer a space for members to share and discuss their thoughts and impressions on the art viewed.

Yearly Themes: The Art Circle plans to introduce annual themes to guide its activities. The first year's theme, "Art Explorers," involves visits to major Dallas art venues and focuses on the art of curation. The following year, "Art Appreciation" will be the theme, tailoring the activities to the specific interests of regular members.

This summary highlights The Art Circle's commitment to creating a vibrant, informed community of art lovers, promoting both learning and enjoyment of the arts.

Tentative yearly calendar

Tentative yearly calendar: January - December 2024
January 06, 2024: Dallas Museum of Art
February 03, 2024: Crow Museum Dallas
March 02, 2024: Nasher Sculpture Center
April 06, 2024: Dallas Arts Fair with John Sughrue
May 11, 2024: Sweet Pass Sculpture Garden
June 01, 2024: Pollock Gallery (SMU)
July 06, 2024: Holiday Break
August 03, 2024: Barry Whistler Gallery (Confirmation needed)
September 07, 2024: Kimbell Art Museum and The Modern Museum
October 05, 2024: North Park Mall
November 02, 2024: Art and Wine Workshop
December 07, 2024: Meadows Museum



Date:  May 11 , 2024 
Time:  11:00 am 
Location:   Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, 402 Fabrication St, Dallas, TX 75212

Cost:  FREE, No RSVP Required


Optional post-tour gathering:
Location: Tacodeli, Sylvan Thirty, 1878 Sylvan Ave, Dallas, TX 75208
Activity: Coffee or lunch


Questions: Iván Pérez-Rosselló:

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Please contact or call 469-431-1436 if you have any questions or special needs.