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The People's Gallery 2015

The People's Gallery

Last Chance - February 27 through April 27, 2015

Works by over 100 Austin-area artists, displayed in the public spaces of the first three floors of Austin City Hall. During the entire exhibit year, the public is invited to vote for one artwork that will be purchased from the artist and added to the City Hall permanent collection.

Manik Raj Nakra: Meat For Wild Men

Not Gallery

Last Chance - April 17 through 29, 2015

A show featuring Austin artist Manik Raj Nakra’s series incorporating superstition, historical Indian iconography and ancient architecture–as well as a new, limited edition zine of the same name.

Okay Mountain: Roadside Attractions

Blanton Museum of Art

Last Chance - March 24 through April 30, 2015

This installation by Austin artist collective Okay Mountain playfully mocks the brochure stands found in hotel lobbies and tourist centers with 100 different irreverent and absurd rack cards available for museum visitors to take. In conjunction with its exhibition, the Blanton has also commissioned the collective to create an outdoor mural.

Modes of Production

ATM Gallery/Studio

Last Chance - April 17 through May 2, 2015

A group exhibition bringing together works by artists Brittni Harvey, Malek Lazri and Alison Whitworth as a creative conversation on the forces and relations of alienation, exploitation and fetishism humans struggle with in a capitalist society.


Cement Loop

Last Chance - April 25 through May 2, 2015

A group exhibition of painting, drawing, sculpture, and ceramics by current students and alumni of the School of Art and Design at Texas State University, curated by Lecturer and artist Monica Alfonso. More info here.

Terry Maker: Holy Fool

grayduck gallery

Last Chance - March 27 through May 3, 2015

An exhibition featuring artist Terry Maker’s latest sculptural works, which incorporate commonplace objects and reflect ideas of the human condition and the quest for redemption.

Hollis Hammonds: Blanket of Fog

Women & Their Work

April 2 through May 7, 2015

An exhibition of drawings and found object installations by artist Hollis Hammonds–accumulations of imagery comprising both reconstructed personal memory and manufactured fantasy.

Who We Are: Memories, Myths, & Fantasies


April 3 through May 8, 2015

An exhibition featuring works by artists Patrick Palmer, Yuliya Lanina, and Matthew Gantt–each in their own ways creating characters and investigating our experiences, beliefs, and hopes.

Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

Blanton Museum of Art

February 15 through May 10, 2015

Organized by the Brooklyn Museum, an exhibition of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and photographs relating to the struggle for civil rights. Includes works by Barkley Hendricks, Charles White, Andy Warhol, May Stevens, Philip Guston, Betye Saar, David Hammons, Jack Whitten, Danny Lyon, Romare Bearden and Faith Ringgold.

Sara Condo / Lindsay Hutchens


April 19 through May 10, 2015

An exhibition of photographs, film, and participatory installation by Chicago-based photographer/filmmaker Sara Condo and Austin-based photographer Lindsay Hutchens exploring, and diminishing, the symbolic powers of mundane objects seeped in narrative.

John Grade: Canopy Tower

The Contemporary Austin

February 11 through May 11, 2015

A new, site-specific installation by Seattle-based artist John Grade carved and assembled from Brazilian Ipe wood and suspended from three trees in the Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria.

University of Texas 2015 Thesis Exhibitions

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

April 17 through May 16, 2015

Three art and design thesis exhibitions: Studio Art MFA show Agree To Disagree (Peter Abrami, Georgia Carter, Leah Dyjak, Nick Francel, Aaron Meyers, Laurel Shear, Ryan White); Design MFA show how to listen (Brent Dixon, Amanjot Kaur Sandhu, Robin McDowell, Becky Nasadowski, Jose Perez); and Design BFA show Void.

Noriko Ambe: Satellite View

Lora Reynolds Gallery

March 28 through May 23, 2015

An exhibition of paper sculpture and video by New York-based artist Noriko Ambe inspired by the open, desert vistas and dramatic geological formations the artist witnessed along her recent trip through the southwestern United States.

Jill Lear / Katie Maratta

Gallery Shoal Creek

April 17 through May 30, 2015

Two exhibitions featuring creative reflections of the Texas landscape–Jill Lear's large scale paintings on paper of historic Texas trees, and Katie Maratta's small-scale panoramic drawings of West Texas terrains.

The Buzz Stops Here


April 18 through May 30, 2015

A juried group exhibition of encaustic artwork (hot beeswax painting) about the science and conservation of bees. Special events during the exhibit include artist and scientist talks, encaustic art demonstrations and workshops, and a special pop-up dinner with Apis Restaurant and Apiary.

Katie Maratta

Gallery Shoal Creek

April 24 through June 6, 2015

A show of work by Austin artist Katie Maratta–fifty sliders and a new series of horizon-scapes, shown as part of the the gallery's celebration of Five Decades.

Jill Lear: Witness Trees of Texas

April 24 through June 6, 2015

An exhibition of twenty large-scale mixed media paintings as well as an installation of small works by artist Jill Lear–part of her yearlong project exploring roles of particular trees in their locales. The show’s opening and artist talk are held on Arbor Day, April 24.

Matthew Fuller: Fat Smoke

Davis Gallery

April 25 through June 6, 2015

An exhibition of photographer Matthew Fuller's body of work exploring the homegrown culture surrounding Texas barbecue.

The Aviary: Birds of Flatbed

Flatbed Press

March 20 through July 30, 2015

An exhibition of select works from the Flatbed archive featuring avian imagery, including work by Frank X. Tolbert, Billy Hassell, Dan Rizzie, Kelly Fearing, John Alexander, Julie Speed, Luis Jimenez, James Surls, Alice Leora Briggs, Mary McCleary, Bob Schneider, David Everett, Ricky Armendariz, and Annalise Gratovich.

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