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Laura Lit: Where You End and I Begin

Women & Their Work

Last Chance - June 17 through July 27, 2017

From the gallery: "In her exhibition, Where You End and I Begin, Laura Lit creates portraits that capture the likeness, specific expression, and telling moments of her subjects. This series of oil paintings uses chiaroscuro and realistic detail to establish attitude and anatomy. "

Far Out

Art.Science.Gallery.

Last Chance - June 3 through July 29, 2017

A show of works inspired by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. The eight artists in the exhibition were part of a small group of artists selected to create work at NASA during the James Webb Space Telescope Artist Event at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.Artists include: Joanna Barnum (Abingdon, MD) Erin Barry–Dutro (Baltimore, MD) Jedidiah Dore (New York, NY) Veronica Guzzardi (Los Angeles, CA) Hannah Larrabbee (Salem, MA) Joan Lok (Columbia, MD) Laddie Scott (Riverdale, MD) Cameron Stern (New York, NY)

New Editions 2016-2017

Flatbed Press

Last Chance - June 16 through July 29, 2017

A show featuring etchings, woodcuts, lithographs, monotypes and monoprints that have been printed at the gallery over the past year. Artists include: Miguel A. Aragón, Charles Criner, Francisco Delgado, Margaret Garrett, Annalise Gratovich, Mary McCleary, Denny McCoy, Gareth Maguire, Peter Neal Nickel, Linda Ridgway, Bruce Lee Webb and Judy Youngblood.

Emily Rankin: Verstehen

Link & Pin

Last Chance - June 30 through July 30, 2017

For this exhibition, Emily Rankin is presenting performances that show the creation of art in front of a live audience. The show includes both sound and visual components.

Nobody’s Darling: Women and Representation

Christian-Green Gallery

May 3 through August 11, 2017

Nobody’s Darling: Women and Representation brings together two exhibitions in the Christian-Green Gallery: Nobody’s Darling: New Works by Deborah Roberts and Askance Reply: Selections from the Brandywine Print Archive and the Christian-Green Collection.Based in Austin, Deborah Roberts has been engaging issues of beauty, race, and women’s bodies for the past twenty years. Askance Reply includes works by artists Elizabeth Catlett, Camille Billops, Faith Ringgold, Andrea Chung, and others.

En Bola

de stijl | PODIUM FOR ART

June 10 through August 12, 2017

An exhibition featuring works by Los Outsiders members Michael Anthony Garciá, Roberto Jackson Harrington, and Hector Hernandez, and three collaborating artists, Jean-Sebastian Boncy, Lisette Chavez, and Mauro Martinez. The show will include mixed-media installations, manipulated photography and altered paintings.

Radiant

Davis Gallery

July 15 through August 19, 2017

An exhibition featuring works that have "radial compositions, luminescent surfaces, and circular shapes."

Carl Smith: 7 Texas Abstracts

Vintage Heart

July 20 through August 19, 2017

A show of works by Austin artist Carl Smith. The artist on his work: "My paintings are more like sketches. I use landscape as a template to explore larger themes in art because it’s such a basic and easy way to go about it. It’s also a thing I can return to over and over again threading a sense of consistency throughout the work."

Piranesi’s Rome

Blanton Museum of Art

May 27 through August 20, 2017

A show featuring more than forty prints by artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi. The exhibition also features large-scale maps of Rome, books, and plaster casts of architectural fragments.

Garth Weiser: Paintings, 2008-2017

The Contemporary Austin

April 2 through August 22, 2017

The first monographic museum survey of works by American painter Garth Weiser. Drawing on the cannon of abstract art, Weiser's recent paintings attempt to rebuke technology in that they are difficult to capture in a photograph.

Mark Lewis: Galveston

The Contemporary Austin

April 2 through August 22, 2017

London-based artist Mark Lewis makes short, non-narrative films that closely consider the modern urban environment. The Contemporary Austin commissioned Lewis to create a new film that examines the city of Galveston, focusing on its architecture.

YLA 22: ¡Ahora!

Mexic-Arte Museum

July 14 through August 22, 2017

YLA 22: ¡Ahora! is the twenty-second installment of the emerging Latinx artist exhibition series at the Mexic-Arte Museum. This year's show is curated by Alana Coates and features works by Nansi Guevara (Laredo, Texas), Daniela Cavazos Madrigal (Laredo, Texas), Mark Anthony Martinez (San Antonio, Texas), Michael Martinez (San Antonio, Texas), Paloma Mayorga (Austin, Texas), Andrei Rentería (Chihuahua City, Mexico/ Presidio, Texas), Ashley Mireles (San Antonio, Texas), and José Villalobos (El Paso, Texas).

Surabhi Saraf: FOLD

Blanton Museum of Art

June 3 through August 27, 2017

"In the projected video, FOLD (2010), a grid of twelve-by-eight frames captures the Indian-born, San Francisco-based artist Surabhi Saraf in jeans and a white shirt as she folds laundry on the couch. Through color, sound, repetition, fragmentation, and multiplication, Saraf turns a prosaic activity into a captivating visual and sonic experience."

Living for the City

Gallery 701

June 14 through September 1, 2017

An exhibition featuring works by Sloak One, Ethan Azarian, Sam Hurt, Rach el Wolfson Smith, George Krause, Valerie Chaussonnet, Heidi Pitre, Noel Kalmus, David Lykes Keenan, and others.

Sandeep Chandran: Ramayana Tapestries

Asian American Resource Center

July 14 through September 23, 2017

In this exhibition, Austin-based artist Sandeep Chandran depicts the epic tale of the divine prince Rama and the heroic rescue of his wife Sita and the many characters they encounter. The artist was inspired by ancient mural paintings on temple walls in Kerala, India. Chandran attempts to fuse this traditional style with visionary motifs, using a digital medium.

Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler: Giant

Blanton Museum of Art

July 9 through October 1, 2017

An exhibition featuring Teresa Hubbard & Alexander Birchler's recent film Giant. In the film, "Hubbard and Birchler present a decaying movie set just outside of Marfa, Texas, left behind after the 1956 filming of Giant starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and James Dean." The video is 30 minutes long and plays on a continuous loop throughout the day (starting at the top and half hours).

2017 People’s Gallery Exhibition

The People's Gallery

February 24, 2017 through January 1, 2018

The thirteenth annual People's Gallery Exhibition. The show will feature more than 125 artworks created by Austin-area residents.

Blanco Sculpture Trail

Bindseil Park

April 29, 2017 through April 30, 2018

A sculpture trail organized by the Blanco Visitors Bureau and juried by Lee Ann Whatley. The trail features works by Peter Mangan, Danville Chadbourne, Cat Quintanilla, and Jeffie Brewer.

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