Last Straw Fest



Today, October 13

Wednesday, October 14

Thursday, October 15

Saturday, October 17

Sunday, October 18

Friday, October 23

Saturday, October 24

Sunday, October 25


The Fourth Part of the Day

Farewell Books

Last Chance - September 5 through October 18, 2015

An exhibition of new paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Anthony Cudahy. Utilizing appropriated images from various art historical sources, Cudahy explores the ways bodies have been represented throughout history.

Shawn Smith: Predators, Prey, and Pixels

grayduck gallery

Last Chance - September 18 through October 18, 2015

An exhibition by Austin-based artist Shawn Smith. By creating both animal and natural forms using small painted wooden blocks, Smith "examines the evolutionary confrontation between nature and the digital world."


Photo Méthode Gallery

September 10 through October 23, 2015

A salon exhibition celebrating the 2 year anniversary of Photo Méthode Gallery.

Mons Dew

Mass Gallery

September 18 through October 24, 2015

An exhibition of works by Patrick Berran, Melissa Brown, Andy Coolquitt, Stacy Fisher and Shara Hughes. The five artists "transform traditional techniques and everyday objects into visionary constructions to confuse, illuminate and delight the senses."

Almost Nothing

Northern-Southern LLC

September 26 through October 24, 2015

"An exhibition of ontological ambiguity at Northern-Southern Curated by Shawn Camp." The show includes works by Stella Alesi, Daniel Gray & Billi London-Gray, Taylor Holland, Brian Johnson, Germaine Keller, Dameon Lester, Claude Van Lingen, Ender Martos, Caitlin G McCollom, Andrew Murray, McKay Otto, and Brad Tucker.

Angelbert Metoyer: Life Machine

Co-Lab Projects

October 3 through 31, 2015

An exhibition of works by Angelbert Metoyer. His artist statement for the exhibition: "The body as teleportation Memories and moments operating within the scales of time, This installation includes video from ongoing gathered footage, along with mirrors that of been edged with the human body, And remains/remainders of personality and spirit, in clothing and personal objects."

Priscilla Robinson: Edgy

Wally Workman Gallery

October 3 through 31, 2015

An exhibition by Austin-based artist Priscilla Robinson. The works in the show are about "the interconnectedness of components, the overlapping of edges, making a larger whole." The pieces are comprised of handmade paper.

Kiah Denson: BURST

Link & Pin

October 1 through 31, 2015

An exhibition of works by Kiah Denson. The artist's process for creating works is a "transfer and release of invisible, internal energy onto a visible, external surface that creates both movement and stillness."

Kevin McNamee-Tweed: Words

Pump Project Art Complex

October 10 through 31, 2015

An exhibition of drawings by Kevin McNamee-Tweed. The works are painted in sumi ink on tan paper and are both sarcastically biting and sincere. In conjunction with the exhibition, Punctum Books is publishing a catalog of the entire Words series.

Now I See the Secret of Making

Lora Reynolds Gallery

September 12 through November 7, 2015

A group exhibition consisting of textiles and paintings by Fergus Feehily, Sheila Hicks, and Julia Rommel. The works within the show are largely process-based and highlight their own method of creation.

Looking In, Looking Out

Dougherty Arts Center

October 3 through November 9, 2015

An exhibition of works by six artists who live in Wimberley, Texas. The exhibition explores their individual vision of their environment through changing perspectives and un-naturalistic color.

Field and Fable

Davis Gallery

October 3 through November 14, 2015

An exhibition of works by Sam Yeates and Sandra Langston. The artists take a fantastical approach to landscape and use irony to form narratives within their works.

Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm

Blanton Museum of Art

July 11 through November 15, 2015

An exhibition of more than 30 gouache and pastel drawings by artist Natalie Frank, a New York-based Austin native. Frank has created feminist reimaginings of both the most famous and obscure of the 19th-century fairy tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.

Juan Deleon: Omission

Various Venues

September 19 through November 15, 2015

A one-day pop-up installation throughout the city. This is part of The Art in Public Places' Tempo 2015.

Pablo Taboada: 1955-2015

Big Medium

October 9 through November 22, 2015

An exhibition of works by Pablo Taboada, a painter of Texas landscapes and still lifes. This exhibition attempts to represent the breadth of Taboada's work and highlight his importance to Austin.

Typewriter Drawings


October 11 through December 6, 2015

An exhibition of works on paper by artist Lenka Clayton. The show is curated by Veronica Roberts, the curator of modern and contemporary art at the Blanton Museum in Austin.

Moderno: Design for Living in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela, 1940-1978

Blanton Museum of Art

October 11, 2015 through January 17, 2016

An exhibition showcasing Latin American modern domestic design. The Blanton's presentation of this exhibition will include paintings from the period. Designers featured in the exhibition include: Sergio Rodrigues, Lina Bo Bardi, Joaquim Tenreiro, and José Zanine Caldas of Brazil; Don Shoemaker, Clara Porset, and Pedro Ramírez Vásquez of Mexico; and Miguel Arroyo and María Luisa Zuloaga de Tovar of Venezuela.

Strange Pilgrims

The Contemporary Austin

September 27, 2015 through January 24, 2016

An exhibition of works that attempt to define "experiential art." Adding to the experience of the exhibition is its multiple locations: the Jones Center, Laguna Gloria, and The University of Texas' Visual Arts Center. Artists in the show include: Charles Atlas, Trisha Baga, Millie Chen, Phil Collins, Andy Coolquitt, Ayşe Erkmen, Roger Hiorns, Nancy Holt, Lakes Were Rivers, Angelbert Metoyer, Bruce Nauman, Yoko Ono, Paul Sharits, and Sofía Táboas.

Donald Moffett

Blanton Museum of Art

August 29, 2015 through February 28, 2016

An exhibition of works by Donald Moffett that are within the Blanton's collection. Featuring eight works - including a suite of eighteen drawings, the Blanton hold more works by Moffett than any museum in the United States.

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