The Art Foundation (est. 2012) [] is a Dallas-based collective with members Andrew Douglas Underwood, Ryder Richards, and Lucia Simek. Founding members include Joshua Goode. Formed as an investigative endeavor employing open intellectual practices, the group aims to cultivate artistic dialogue in Dallas through critical and aesthetic explorations in the form of exhibitions, interventions and the written word.


Fountainhead_The Art Foundation
Fountainhead, a curated exhibition_
Gibson Lofts, Dallas_ April 14-15, 2012

Art in the Public Sphere, a series of lectures_ The McKinney Ave. Contemporary, Dallas_ August 8, 2012

twain, a curated exhibition_
Gray Matters, Dallas _ October 27-Dec 15, 2012

Robert Andrade: Ruined State(s) No. 2, Dallas
Part I: Ruined State(s) No. 2 proposal exhibition, BRAZOS GALLERY, Richland College, Aug. 8- Sept. 7, 2012
Part II: lecture as part of “Art in the Public Sphere,” The MAC, Dallas, Aug. 8, 2012
Part III: Andrade as artist-in-residence at UTD CentralTrak, Feb. 2013
Part IV: fundraiser: “Altered States” February 9, 2013
Part V: article in semigloss. Magazine


Dallas Biennial 2012 vol. 4
online exhibit, March 2013

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Boom Town as part of “DallasSITES: Available Space,”
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas _ July 19- Aug 18, 2013

TAF - Transmissions - Chaldron
Asteroid Belt of Trash Blocking Transmissions of Love
The Reading Room, Dallas _ Sept. 6 -Nov. 2, 2013)
(Participating organization in the Texas Biennial 2013)