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Monsters & Likewise

Clamp Light Studios

Last Chance - October 13 through 28, 2017

An exhibition curated by Jen Frost Smith. The show features works by Flor Ameira, John Dalton Atkins, Jose Balli, Sarah Castillo, Kaley Flowers, Sarah Fox, Brittany Ham, Barbara Miñarro, Lee Peterson, Jen Frost Smith, Jose Sotelo, Jayne Valverde, and Jose Villalobos.

Jimmy James Canales: Para Chrome

FL!GHT

Last Chance - October 6 through 29, 2017

An exhibition featuring an immersive installation, video works, and a performance by artist Jimmy James Canales. The artist on his show: "Para Chrome focuses on augmented and absent bodies. Grids define a laboratory like space where armor, exoskeletons and customized packs are fashioned, where fragments are assembled, picked over, and pulled apart. Wearable sculptures, hanging with ominous inertness, are suspended in storage, waiting to be animated by human action. The sculptures reference space suit technology, cyborgs, and lowrider customization."The show is presented by Presa House and hosted by FL!GHT Gallery.

Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga

Radius Center

August 4 through November 3, 2017

A show of works by San Antonio-based artist Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga. The artist draws on her Kenyan heritage to create works that "contemporize traditional activities" she observed while growing up in Central Kenya.

Daniela Cavazos Madrigal: The Things They Carried

Hello Studio

October 5 through November 3, 2017

A show featuring works by artist Daniela Cavazos Madrigal. From the gallery: "In response to the current anti-immigrant rhetoric, this work aims to speak against said oppression by reinterpreting the story of DACA recipient, Victoria Ruíz, whose journey across the border was nothing short of traumatic."

Scott Martin: Lunar

Dorćol Distilling Company

September 9 through November 4, 2017

A show of botanical photographs by artist Scott Martin. The works in the show are "printed with white ink on a dark background, suggesting both the experience of encountering an otherworldly landscape and the way living things create their own light."

Synthesis

Cinnabar

September 7 through November 5, 2017

An exhibition featuring individual and collaborative works created by three artists who are also couples. Featuring works by: Bodo Korsig and Chikako Kato, Cathy Cunningham-Little and Ken Little, and Carol Robertson and Trevor Sutton.

Formerly Past Tense

Hello Studio

October 14 through November 6, 2017

"Formerly Past Tense examines the intersection of art and craft by presenting artists currently working in experimental contemporary fibers. Each artist invites new approaches to traditional fiber processes that recognize scale, materiality, linear pliability and softness. Artists in this exhibition include Casey Galloway (San Antonio, TX), Amada Claire Miller (San Antonio, TX), Barbara Miñarro (San Antonio, TX), Abby Sherrill (Denton, TX), Michelle Thomas (Dallas, TX) and Katie Westmoreland (Brooklyn, NY)."

Buster Graybill: Leisure Lines

Southwest School of Art Russell Hill Rogers Gallery- Navarro Campus

September 14 through November 12, 2017

"San Antonio artist Buster Graybill utilizes sculpture, installation, video and photography to traverse and reconnect with often overlooked places found in the rural landscape. Harvesting memories, stories, language, and objects from the rich cultural geography of rural America, Graybill’s work is informed by the subtle shifts and rapid changes that are occurring in the landscape as urban sprawl continues to consume and displace both nature and culture."

Chris Engman: Prospect and Refuge

Southwest School of Art Russell Hill Rogers Gallery- Navarro Campus

September 14 through November 12, 2017

"In his photographic works, Chris Engman examines the most fundamental of issues related to the human condition: the inexplicable fact of our existence, the ungraspable experience of time, and the illusive and unknowable nature of reality. In so doing, he calls attention to the gulf that exists between how we see and how we think we see; how we think and how we think we think; and the inconstant and constructed nature of memory."

!Viva La Lucha!

K Space Contemporary

October 6 through November 17, 2017

!Viva La Lucha! is a group exhibition that focuses on the traiditon of Mexican freestyle wrestling known as “Lucha Libre.”

We Are a Camera

The University Galleries at Texas State University | Joann Cole Mitte Building

October 23 through November 17, 2017

We Are a Camera features the video work of Christina Patino Sukhgian Houle, Paulina Mendoza, and Aja Segapeli, all alumni of the School of Art and Design at Texas State University. The title refers both to the pervasive act of using a camera lens to mediate one’s experience of the world, and to the necessity for individuals to act collectively by using cameras to document and make public singular experiences of discrimination.

Care, A Performance

Sala Diaz

October 14 through November 18, 2017

"The exhibition Care, A Performance uses choreography as a lens to think through mobility, disability, debility, illness and institutional access in work made by artists with disabilities. The exhibition expands ideas of physical mobility to include navigating social spaces and political forums, positing how the disabled body might maneuver differently through institutions that are themselves disabling."The show is curated by Risa Puleo and features works by Valentina Desideri (Amsterdam), Pepe Espaliú (Córdoba 1955-1993), Ben Gould (New York City), Stuart Horodner (Lexington), Carolyn Lazard (Philadelphia), Jaimes Mayhew (Baltimore), Park McArthur (New York City), Lynne McCabe (Houston), Carmen Papalia (Vancouver), Harriet Sanderson (Seattle), Sarah Sudhoff (Houston), Constantina Zavitsanos (Brooklyn).

Birds in Art

Art Museum of South Texas

September 28 through November 19, 2017

Birds in Art is an internationally curated exhibit organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, in Wausau, Wisconsin. The show was originally scheduled for the Rockport Center for the Arts, but due to Hurricane Harvey, is instead being held at the Art Museum of South Texas.

Mel Casas: Iconic Reality

Ruiz-Healy Art

October 18 through November 25, 2017

A show featuring works by artist Mel Casas. In addition to co-founding the San Antonio Artist Collective Con Safo, Casas was an educator and a proponent of Chicano art.

Justin Korver

Flax Studio

September 11 through November 30, 2017

A show of works by San Antonio artist Justin Korver.

Abel Ortiz-Acosta: ENTROPIA

Leal Art Gallery

September 16 through December 16, 2017

A show of works by Uvalde-based artist, Abel Ortiz-Acosta. The pieces in the exhibition explore themes of entropy, deterioration, diffusion and disorder.

Icons and Symbols of the Borderland

Centro de Artes

July 13 through December 17, 2017

An exhibition featuring 25 artists who create works informed by their relationships with the US/Mexico border. Artists in the show include: Ricky Armendáriz, Nanobah Becker, Antonio Castro, Mark Clark, David DeWitt, Socorro Diamonstein, Leticia Diaz, Gaspar Enríquez, Priscilla Garcia-Franzoni, Chris Grijalva-García, Wayne Hilton, Romy Sáenz Hawkins, Wopo Holup, Benito Huerta, Ilana Lapid, Lydia Limas, Cesar Martínez, Diana Molina, Delilah Montoya, Oscar Moya, José Rivera, Roberto Salas, Victoria Suescum, Miguel Valenzuela, and Andy Villarreal.

LIFT: an Exhibition of Kites

Artpace

September 21 through December 31, 2017

"LIFT focuses on the kite as an artistic vehicle. The exhibition includes the work of 28 artists from around the world, including 12 San Antonio artists." The exhibition is curated and produced by Bridge Projects, and Artpace San Antonio.San Antonio artists include: Richard Armendariz Justin Boyd James Canales Megan Harrison Jennifer Khoshbin Ashley Mireles Ansen Seale Molly Sherman Hiromi Stringer Ryan Takaba Holly Veselka Jason Willome

Stage Frights: Madness, Monsters, Mayhem

McNay Art Museum

September 28 through December 31, 2017

"Stage Frights features scene and costume designs for plays, operas, and ballets by writers and composers—from Shakespeare to Lorca to Anne Rice’s adaptations; from Wagner to Stravinsky to Scott Joplin."

Digital Darkroom from the Annenberg Foundation

Art Museum of South Texas

September 22 through December 31, 2017

"This exhibition, from the Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, California includes work from 17 artists that explore the intersection of art and technology. These artists are masters of different types of digital techniques, such as compositing highly layered imagery, working in 3D and lenticular imaging, meticulously stitching together images, using lighting in highly inventive ways, and much more."

Chuck Ramirez: All This and Heaven Too

McNay Art Museum

September 14, 2017 through January 14, 2018

A survey of works by San Antonio artist Chuck Ramirez (1962-2010). "Ramirez’s large-scale photographs of everyday objects offer a humorous yet poignant perspective on our culture of consumption and waste, and the reality of fleeting life and mortality. Ramirez was inspired by opposing themes—life/death and humor/despair—and incorporates hints of his work as a graphic designer at Texas supermarket giant HEB." His work also draws on his personal narrative, including his San Antonio upbringing, Mexican-American heritage, and his HIV status.

Home Bodies

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

October 5, 2017 through January 21, 2018

"Home Bodies features artists whose practice and work are informed by and melded with family life. Through differing approaches the 11 artists explore our shared experiences as mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, siblings, and protectors." The show includes works by Ivonne Acero, Lenka Clayton, Catherine Colangelo, Karina Etcheverry Roberto, Casey Arguelles Gregory, Las Hermanas Iglesias, Courtney Kessel, Hillerbrand+Magsamen, and Barry Stone.

Phylum

Nizza Mosaic Studio and Gallery

October 5, 2017 through January 21, 2018

A show featuring works by Arianna Canon, Lulu Castillo, Gabriella Fleming, Laura Gonzalez, Rachel Kamata, Raul Lopez, Bella Sierra Martinez, Elisie Martinez, Jaylah Martinez, Luis Mejia, Madison Muñoz, Zoe Palacios, Zoe Reyes, Joey Rivera, Victoria Rodriguez, Elizabeth Samuel, Joslyn Sandoval, and and Roma Sandoval.

INCITE

Linda Pace Foundation

September 8, 2017 through January 27, 2018

A show featuring works from the Linda Pace Foundation's collection of contemporary art. The exhibition includes works by Chuck Ramirez, Hills Snyder, Frances Stark, Diana Thater and Cheyney Thompson. Rivane Neuenschwander’s room sized installation Secondary Stories will remain on view.

Alejandro Diaz

Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

September 18, 2017 through February 10, 2018

A show of works by NYC-based artist Alejandro Diaz. Diaz is originally from San Antonio and creates works that explore the culture of South Texas and Mexico.

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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