"Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art"
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Grapevine Art Dealers Association, GADA, is an organization of six galleries formed in 2013 for the purpose of promoting the fine arts in Grapevine, Texas. The GADA galleries offer a diverse art experience and have become the foundation for art in the Grapevine community, providing the means by which artists reach their public and collectors gain access to works of art.
GADA (greatly) adds to the rich diversity of businesses located along Grapevine’s historic downtown Main Street district, attracting visitors from all over the world.
Grapevine Art Dealers Association, GADA, represents the city’s foremost fine art dealers who are experienced and knowledgeable in their field. Member galleries are committed to represent the highest standards of fine art, while recognizing the importance of integrity and responsibility in working with artists, collectors, museum professionals, and the cultural community (at large).
Membership to GADA is by invitation after consultation with the entire membership. To qualify, a gallery must be a true art gallery year-round and demonstrate professionalism and good standing among colleagues in their field and contribute to the cultural life of the Grapevine community.
Grapevine Art Dealer Association was established in 2013 with six original member galleries, at the present time there are five member galleries.
Great American West Gallery
332 South Main Street
features the finest western artists in the world with both paintings and bronzes. Subjects include Native Americans, frontiersmen, cavalry, pioneers, cowboys, and ranchers as well as horses, cattle and expansive landscapes.
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art
624 South Main Street
owned by Cherie and John Giddens, offers a wide variety of paintings and sculptures from local artists, including paintings by Cherie Giddens.
The Tower Gallery
636 South Main Street
located in the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau headquarters, hosts various exhibits at their visitor center gallery.
Holder Dane Gallery & Studios
701 South Main Street
located at the historic train depot area, features fine art: paintings, bronze, wood, and clay sculpture, contemporary art jewelry and fine pottery.
Vetro Glassblowing Studio & Gallery
701 South Main Street
located at the train depot area, is owned by master glass artist David Gappa who specializes in hand blown art glass ranging from contemporary lighting to large scale sculpture installations. The Vetro gallery houses many fine glass artists' work and glass jewelry.