Andrea Heimer: Folk & Dagger

Yard Dog Gallery

Last Chance - November 22 through December 28, 2014

Andrea Joyce Heimer is a self-taught painter known for her exploration of the suburban experience, drawing inspiration from her childhood home in 1980s Montana. Part allegory and part autobiography, her crudely rendered but tremendously detailed paintings depict scenes of heartbreak, madness, and the emotional claustrophobia that comes with living in a tightly knit neighborhood.


Northern-Southern LLC

November 8 through December 31, 2014

A show about contemporary frames of looking, and of objects to be looked at and through. Participants include fine artists, commercial artists, photographers, and designers: Elana Adler, Jeana Baumgardner, Shawn Camp, Hannah Cole, Dan Forbes, Colin Frazer, David Head, Adreon Denson Henry, Paul Kremer, Phillip Niemeyer, Marsha Owett, and Vincent Venturella,

James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Blanton Museum of Art

October 19, 2014 through January 4, 2015

An immersive exhibition of works by virtuosic draftsman James Drake. Committing to draw every day for two years, he devised a system that resulted in 1,242 individual drawings depicting wild animals, landscapes, studies of human anatomy, scientific formulas, and representations of classical art and family photographs, among other subjects.  

Michael Mogavero: Intuitive Persuasions

N Space

November 21, 2014 through January 7, 2015

Culled from hundreds of small ink drawings created during countless meetings attended over many years, Mogavero scaled them up into large canvases and found them surprisingly operatic and heroic.

Alice Leora Briggs: The Room

Flatbed Press

November 7, 2014 through January 10, 2015

Briggs draws upon her experiences in Juárez, Mexico, where she spends much of her time. Traveling as often as possible to an asylum built by a visionary referred to as “El Pastor” and sited on the desert fringe of Juárez; she helps and she works with the residents on art projects. The show includes selections from The Room, a suite of twelve woodcut prints, each corresponding to a line of Mark Strand’s poem of the same title.

Richard T. Walker: The Predicament Of Always (As It Is)

The Contemporary Austin (formerly AMOA-Arthouse) at Laguna Gloria

September 20, 2014 through January 11, 2015

British-born, San Francisco–based artist Richard T. Walker was seduced by the sublime beauty of the American West, and has spent the last six years exploring the complexities of language and human relationships amid that natural environment. Combining photography, video, performance, and large-scale installation, Walker operates in the panoramic landscape, often speaking or singing en plein air.

Do Ho Suh

The Contemporary Austin

September 20, 2014 through January 11, 2015

Light box objects, a recreated golden fishing net made from tiny human figures, and one of Suh's signature architectural interiors made from translucent scrim material. Let's see what Suh can do!

Susi Brister: Fables

Women and Their Work

November 13, 2014 through January 15, 2015

Brister’s organic and staged photographs question the nature of sculpture, performance, and portraiture. Both humorous and melancholic, these images emphasize the gap between the natural world and its synthetic imitations.

Donald Moffett: head.

Lora Reynolds Gallery

November 20, 2014 through January 17, 2015

Texan-born Moffett returns again, this time for his first solo presentation at Lora Reynolds, to show more of his projection paintings. For the works in head., Moffett projects a video image of a head onto each large, monochromatic painting in the show. The camera slowly circles the figure to present an omnidirectional impression of the subject’s head, collapsing the tropes of painting, video, photography, and sculpture into a single, new form of portraiture.

Anna Collette: Gathering Ground

Courtyard Gallery

October 2, 2014 through February 6, 2015

UT Photography professor Anna Collette's latest photographs, made in the Onion Creek area near Austin, capture the staggering beauty of flood-damaged trees.

New Editions and Monotypes

Flatbed Press

October 6, 2014 through February 10, 2015

Flatbed's most recent editions and monotypes. Exhibiting artists: Ricky Armendariz, Alice Leora Briggs, Ann Conner, Suzi Davidoff, Annalise Gratovich, John Greer, Jules Buck Jones, Sharon Kopriva, Michael McWillie, Vanessa Paschakarnis, Larry Scholder, Frank X. Tolbert 2, and Tina Weitz.

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