Top Five: June 22, 2017

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UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Friday,  6.23.17

Opening

Kristin Moore: Ceremony

Friday,  6.23.17   |   6–8 pm
A show of works by artist Kristin Moore. The drawings and landscape paintings in the exhibition are inspired by the skylines of Los Angeles and Austin and explore ideas of voyeuristic observation and memory.
Opening

Cade Bradshaw: Little Worlds

Friday,  6.23.17   |   7–10 pm
A show of works by 2017 Eyes Got It! Winner, San Antonio-based artist Cade Bradshaw. The artist on his work: "Formally trained in biology, my work uses a scientific process to explore the complexity of our world. I make observations about our environments and lives, then devise quantitative and qualitative studies. Through this analysis, I make objects exploring the nature of our realities."
Austin  |  grayduck gallery

Saturday,  6.24.17

Opening

Bread & Butter: Milk

Saturday,  6.24.17   |   11 am – 2 pm
A group show featuring nine artists who are also parents. The exhibition includes works by Candace Briceno, April Garcia, Robert Jackson Harrington, Steve Parker, Cecelia Roberston, Amber Shields, Jana Swec and Lana Waldrep-Appl.
Austin  |  ICOSA Collective
Reception

Rachel Gardner: Encounter

Saturday,  6.24.17   |   5–7 pm
A show of works by Houston artist Rachel Gardner. The exhibition includes mixed-media sculptures of wild wolves, ravens and deer carcasses, and photographs created by Gardner in collaboration with Michael Loyd Young.
Johnson City  |  Texas Art House

Friday,  6.30.17

Saturday,  7.1.17

Performance

Emily Rankin: Verstehen

Saturday,  7.1.17   |   8:30–10 pm
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.
AUSTIN  |  Link & Pin

Sunday,  7.2.17

Performance

Emily Rankin: Verstehen

Sunday,  7.2.17   |   8:30–10 pm
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.
AUSTIN  |  Link & Pin

Thursday,  7.6.17

Performance

Emily Rankin: Verstehen

Thursday,  7.6.17   |   8:30–10 pm
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.
AUSTIN  |  Link & Pin

Friday,  7.7.17

Performance

Emily Rankin: Verstehen

Friday,  7.7.17   |   8:30–10 pm
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.
AUSTIN  |  Link & Pin

Saturday,  7.8.17

Performance

Emily Rankin: Verstehen

Saturday,  7.8.17   |   8:30–10 pm
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.
AUSTIN  |  Link & Pin

Friday,  7.14.17

Reception

Emily Rankin: Verstehen

Friday,  7.14.17   |   5:30–8 pm
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.
AUSTIN  |  Link & Pin

Friday,  7.28.17

Friday,  8.25.17

Friday,  9.29.17

Bruno Ruiz: Tres Veces Tiembla el Infierno

June 2 through 30, 2017
A show by Mexico-City artist Bruno Ruiz. "Tres Veces Tiembla el Infierno is a fictional documentary, resulting from the investigation around the ritual of la muerteada, in the community of San Agunstín Etla, Oaxaca, which occurs each 1st of November."
Austin |  ATM Gallery/Studio

Super Saturated

June 1 through 30, 2017
An exhibition featuring works that are saturated with color. Artists include: Francine Affourtit, Philadelphia, PA; Jamaal Barber, Atlanta, GA; Elizabeth Busey, Bloomington, IN; Veronica Ceci, Austin, TX; David Driesbach, Wheaton, IL; Gillean Dublow, Cincinnati, OH; Raluca Iancu, Vancouver, Canada; Katherine Miller, St. Louis, MO; Michelle Miller, Chicago, IL; Miwa Neishi, Tokyo, Japan; Dawn Okoro, Austin, TX; Brent Pheto, Austin, TX; Robert Ryan, Asbury Park, NJ; Gregory Santos, Denver, CO; Kurt Seaberg, Minneapolis, MN.
Austin |  Flatbed Press

Diana Greenberg

June 3 through July 1, 2017
A show of paintings by Diana Greenberg. The works combine patterns from nature and figures into abstracted color field studies

Rachel Gardner: Encounter

June 3 through July 2, 2017
A show of works by Houston artist Rachel Gardner. The exhibition includes mixed-media sculptures of wild wolves, ravens and deer carcasses, and photographs created by Gardner in collaboration with Michael Loyd Young.
Johnson City |  Texas Art House

Island Oasis Mirage

June 9 through July 8, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by Michael Krueger, Kathleen McShane, and Barbara Weissberger. The three artists "explore images and objects in ways that challenge notions of representation, often employing the languages of sculpture, drawing, painting, photography at once."
Austin |  Big Medium

Egress: Candace Hicks

June 9 through July 8, 2017
A show of works by Candace Hicks. The pieces in the exhibition are part of Hicks' visual vocabulary and offer the viewer a mystery to be solved.

Connor Crawford: Usher 3: Reloaded

June 16 through July 16, 2017
A show of works by Toronto-based artist Connor Crawford. The works address themes of targeted advertising and the feedback loop caused by modern algorithms and technologies.
Austin |  February

Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center

February 6 through July 16, 2017
An exhibition of items from the HRC's cultural collections. The show will feature "more than 250 items including, among many others, manuscripts of David Foster Wallace, Julia Alvarez, and Gabriel García Márquez, Henri Matisse's Jazz, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's spirit photographs, and the hat that accompanied the green curtain dress worn by Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind."
Austin |  Harry Ransom Center

Kacie Baker: Vantage

June 14 through July 17, 2017
A show of works by Dallas-based artist Kacie Baker. In her work, the artist explores how our interactions with landscapes are impacted by socioeconomic status.
Round Rock |  Papi's Pies

Kristin Moore: Ceremony

June 23 through July 21, 2017
A show of works by artist Kristin Moore. The drawings and landscape paintings in the exhibition are inspired by the skylines of Los Angeles and Austin and explore ideas of voyeuristic observation and memory.

Rebecca Rothfus Harrell: Atlas

May 20 through July 22, 2017
A show of works by Rebecca Rothfus Harrell. The pieces in the exhibition explore the natural world and stem from the artist's fascination with rock and crystal formations.
Austin |  CAMIBAart

Unrealpolitik

June 10 through July 22, 2017
"In Unrealpolitik, artists deal with this foreboding quandary using dark humor, pop culture, and cryptic imagery that represents our contemporary state." The show features works by Mark Hilton, Elizabeth McDonald Schwaiger, Soda_Jerk, and Ted Carey.

Shampoo Effect

June 16 through July 22, 2017
An exhibition featuring work by Yevgeniya Baras, Morgan Blair, Kari Cholnoky, Scott Eastwood, Charlotte Hallberg, Christian Newby, Lauren Silva, Jennifer Sullivan, and Rachel Williams. "Utilizing fabric, jewelry, paper maché, airbrush, fur, collage, prints, and rope, these nine artists continuously work beyond the limits of traditional painting through their wide interpretations of media, format and substrate."
Austin |  Mass Gallery

Cade Bradshaw: Little Worlds

June 23 through July 23, 2017
A show of works by 2017 Eyes Got It! Winner, San Antonio-based artist Cade Bradshaw. The artist on his work: "Formally trained in biology, my work uses a scientific process to explore the complexity of our world. I make observations about our environments and lives, then devise quantitative and qualitative studies. Through this analysis, I make objects exploring the nature of our realities."
Austin |  grayduck gallery

Laura Lit: Where You End and I Begin

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. "
Austin |  Women & Their Work

Far Out

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

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.
Austin |  Flatbed Press

Nobody’s Darling: Women and Representation

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

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.

Garth Weiser: Paintings, 2008-2017

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

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.

Living for the City

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.
Austin |  Gallery 701

Blanco Sculpture Trail

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.
Blanco |  Bindseil Park
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