Surrounding herself with art, studying its history, and becoming an artist in her own right, WALL's owner Kristi Kirkpatrick has created a space in the Dallas design district to share visual experiences, reflective artists, and cerebral rhetoric with the community. One particular vision for WALL comes from the desire to make art tangible, less intimidating; connecting with collectors, thinkers, and creators. A space where everyone feels at home to appreciate and identify with what moves them. Kristi brings artists and art lovers into one presence and expands a dynamic reserved for massive spaces.
An art history major in college, Kristi continues to travel and research the evolution of artful pieces, taking in creative inspiration from across the globe. Her eclectic, colorful and classic tastes reflect a distinguished perception of how art can move an entire room. Former owner of The Cameron Gallery, Kristi started fresh in a new space, reinventing her endeavor and drawing inspiration from her own passion for design, desire to learn, and love for her children. “Art is everything, art is life”, says Kirkpatrick, “there is not a day where I am not surrounded by an artistic vision”. Kristi allows for artistic freedom to those featured in her gallery, and encourages relationship and communication between artists and collectors.
Kristi is a modern entrepreneur and one of Dallas’s 207,900 female business owners. She founded the Dragon Street Association in 2008, a business organization created in effort to promote synergy and bring exposure to the Dallas art community and Dragon street. The opening of WALL in January of 2014 has brought new exposure to talented artists, new creations to the space, and a new experience added to the growing Dallas design district.