Tete-a-Tete: Celia Eberle and Cris Worley

Thursday, November 21, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Venue: CentralTrak
Admission: Free
Season: 2013-14

CentralTrak is excited to announce the kickoff of its new talk series “TêteàTête”, oneonone interviews and discussions with innovative, inspiring, and revolutionary artists. Our first evening of conversations will revolve around the life and work of artist Celia Eberle, a local Texas artist, whose work is currently being displayed in the CentralTrak gallery as part of the “Sadie Hawkins” group exhibition. Celia will be interviewed by Cris Worley, owner and director of the Cris Worley Fine Arts Gallery. The interview will be followed by a question and answer session. 



Celia Eberle

Texas native Celia Eberle grew up in Longview and relocated to Ennis in 2002. After attending Kilgore College, she received her BFA from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1974. Eberle dates her career from her inclusion in Women of the Big State, juried by Lisa Phillips, in 1986. She has had fifteen solo exhibits, and her work has been included in shows in Buffalo, New York; Portland, Oregon; and Chicago. She has garnered honors and awards that include three nominations for the Arthouse Texas Prize, the Dozier Travel Grant from the Dallas Museum of Art, a Merit Award Grant from the Friends of the Contemporary Artists Center, North Adams, MA, and an MAAA/ NEA Fellowship. Eberle was recently included in the 2013 Texas Biennial Anniversary Exhibition. In 2014 she will have a oneperson exhibit at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. Public collections include the Dallas Museum of Art (Texas Artist Fund), the J. Wayne Stark Gallery at Texas A&M, and Longview Museum of Fine Arts (Purchase Award.)     


Cris Worley

Cris Worley is the Owner and Director of her eponymous gallery, Cris Worley Fine Arts, which she opened in 2010 after having directed the internationally known PanAmerican ArtProjects here in Dallas. During her sevenyear tenure at PanAmerican she helped to cultivate a healthy multicultural environment alongside owner Robert Borlenghi. The gallery exhibited artists from all over the US and Latin America and brought this unique program to Art Fairs all around the Unites States, Latin American and in Europe.Now with her own space and gallery program Cris continues to present a diverse exhibition program, representing artists from various international backgrounds. She continues to be keenly interested in developing her artists' careers.Cris moved to Dallas in the late 90's after having spent the earlier part of that decade absorbing herself in the sights and sounds Seattle, WA. She completed an MA in Art History from Southern Methodist University in 2000 where she eventually focused on ancient art and wrote her thesis, "The Dawn Goddess, Abducting: Myth and Iconography in an Etruscan Context." She believes that the diversity of her art historical studies have provided her with a wide knowledge base in understanding both the 'art of making' and the context in which art is produced.    



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