Welcome to Ticka Arts! We are excited about the upcoming year, and the artists that we’ll be working with. As of November 1, 2013 Ticka Arts was made a non-profit corporation with the State of Texas. Thank you to everyone who helped to make this happen for us.
This September Ticka Arts will have its second exhibition. Once again it will be at the O2 Gallery at Flatbed Press here in Austin, Texas. The show will run from September 4-26, 2015. The opening reception will take place September 18th from 6-8pm. We are all extremely excited about the space, and the artists that we have to show.
Just to get us warmed up for September – for the next two months we are going to feature new works from some of the artists that we will be exhibiting this September.
Ticka Arts is proud to have included in this years show photography by Caitlyn Dillman. What’s significant about having Caitlyn with us is that she made her photograph without any photographic background or experience. Over a year ago Ticka gave three teens in the Austin area a Holga camera; along with a flash, and rolls of both black and white and color film. They were told to make pictures with no instructions other than how to load the camera. The purpose was to see if teens could step outside that need for instant gratification. After using a Holga camera, would they even enjoy photography at all?
Caitlyn Dillman was born and raised in Austin, Texas. In May of this year Caitlyn graduated from NYOS Charter School. She has recently begun taking college courses. Her plan is to become a Dental Hygienist. With any hope she will continue to pick up a camera from time to time and just shoot. We honestly believe she’s rather good at it.