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San Antonio


Wednesday, September 28


Joshua McDevitt: Orientation: Unsure

Clamp Light Studios

Last Chance - September 9 through 30, 2016

An exhibition of works by Joshua McDevitt. In the show, McDevitt explores "western societal mores and expectations such as gender roles, heteronormativity, masculinity in boys, and femininity in girls."

Laura Blair Bodden: Thresholds

Hello Studio

Last Chance - September 2 through 30, 2016

An exhibition of works by artist Laura Blair Bodden. To create her photographs, Bodden constructs miniature landscapes in her studio that play with perception and reality.

Allison Valdivia: Family Happiness

Provenance Gallery

Last Chance - September 10 through 30, 2016

An exhibition of works by San Antonio-based artist Allison Valdivia. "By viewing old family photos as artifacts, Valdivia creates her own stories, projecting hidden philosophies based on personal experience, on what she sees in the object before her, and from the lack of family history shared with her."

Jenelle Esparza

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

August 12 through October 8, 2016

An exhibition of works by Jenelle Esparza. The show uses photography and sculpture to explore "cotton production and the predominately Latino labor force in cotton manufacturing along the US/ Mexico border."

Thomas Cummins: Broken Lens

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

August 4 through October 9, 2016

An exhibition of works by winter 2015 Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Resident Thomas Cummins. Cummins on his work: "By framing the self within architecture, I ultimately explore how individuals begin to define themselves throughout surrounding social structures."Note: this show is held at Blue Star's temporary location at 112 Blue Star.

Kirsten Reynolds: Splitsplice

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

August 4 through October 9, 2016

An exhibition of works by Newmarket, New Hampshire-based artist Kirsten Reynolds. In her work, Reynolds uses humor centered around architecture and language to undermine the seriousness usually associated with her subjects.Note: this show is held at Blue Star's temporary location at 112 Blue Star.

Sabine Senft: Borderland


August 25 through October 9, 2016

An exhibition of sculpture, paintings and photographs by Sabine Senft. In their work, the artist uses their experience as a child in 1980s Germany as an entry point to explore the "harsh realities faced by immigrants at the US/Mexico border."

Graciela Iturbide: A Lens to See

Ruiz-Healy Art

September 8 through October 15, 2016

An exhibition of photography by Graciela Iturbide. In her art, Iturbide explores the male gaze and the power and dignity of women. The works in this show are taken from the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University, one of the largest archives of modern and contemporary imagery from Mexico in the United States.

Buster Graybill: Recreational Modernism

Sala Diaz

September 9 through October 15, 2016

A show of works by UTSA assistant professor Buster Graybill. For this exhibition, Graybill has created sculptures using everyday, discarded objects. "Exploring Modernist tendencies through a rural working class perspective, the work challenges perceived notions of value and hierarchies imposed on objects of “high” and “low” culture."

Kent Rush: 46 Years of Photography

REM gallery

September 3 through October 28, 2016

An exhibition of works by San Antonio-based artist Kent Rush. In his work, Rush looks to photograph mundane objects as well as textures from urban and suburban landscapes.

Scott Stephen Ball : Loud and Clear

Dorćol Distilling Company

September 10 through October 29, 2016

Scott Stephen Ball is a photojournalist and documentary photographer based in San Antonio Texas.  His work centers around the relationships humans have with religion, native wildlife, and the environment in which they live.

Will Henry: Remote Viewing

Southwest School of Art Russell Hill Rogers Gallery- Navarro Campus

September 1 through October 30, 2016

An exhibition of works by Will Henry. The show contains paintings that can be viewed as landscapes, though the artist does not think of himself as a landscape painter: "Henry uses the paintings to analogize the viewer’s experience in the exhibition to his experience in his studio practice, not working from sources or plein air painting, but rather painting recalled and imagined landscapes, therefore practicing the act of remote viewing."

Raul Gonzalez: Werds & Places

Carver Branch Library

September 7 through November 7, 2016

An exhibition by San Antonio-based artist Raul Gonzalez. The show features paintings and drawings comprised of words, architectural lines, and shapes. For the opening, Gonzalez will do a performance reading of select works.



September 22 through November 19, 2016

An exhibition curated by Denise Markonish, Fall 2016 Artpace Guest Curator and curator of MASS MoCA, and featuring works by Jessica Halonen (Austin, TX), Ryder Richards (Dallas, TX), and Kamila Szczesna (Galveston, TX).

Jim Dine: Salome Reimagined

McNay Art Museum

August 31 through December 24, 2016

In 1987, the Houston Grand Opera invited Jim Dine to execute set and costume design for Richard Strauss’s opera Salome. This exhibition features 30 pastel drawings created by Dine during his design process. The show also features documents and photographs from Houston Grand Opera's archive.

Jennifer Steinkamp: Botanic 3

McNay Art Museum

August 30, 2016 through January 8, 2017

An exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer Steinkamp. Botanic 3 was created in 2015 and features animated flowering plants that are being blown by un unseen force.

Parlour Games: Ruloff Kip’s Toy Theatre

McNay Art Museum

July 6, 2016 through February 6, 2017

On display is a large toy theatre created in 1919 by Ruloff Kip. Features of the assemblage include moving mechanisms, several working lighting schemes, and an array of set drops and cut-out characters, based on Kip’s house and family members.

Gallery Talks with Curators

San Antonio Museum of Art

September 16, 2016 through February 17, 2017

Curators from the San Antonio Museum of Art talk about objects from the museum's collection.

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