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UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Friday,  5.25.18

Opening

Jamal Cyrus & Julia Barbosa Landois: Regional Fictions

Friday,  5.25.18   |   7–10 pm
"The exhibition Regional Fictions re-contextualizes this literary term to examine the lies, falsifications, and omissions present in the lore of a particular geographical region, particularly as it is taught to school age children. Text and installation-based works by Jamal Cyrus and Julia Barbosa Landois mine educational materials and methods of presentation to imagine what these items might look like from multiple “de-colonized” perspectives."
Austin  |  Mass Gallery

Saturday,  5.26.18

Panel

Jamal Cyrus & Julia Barbosa Landois: Regional Fictions

Saturday,  5.26.18   |   2–3:30 pm
"The exhibition Regional Fictions re-contextualizes this literary term to examine the lies, falsifications, and omissions present in the lore of a particular geographical region, particularly as it is taught to school age children. Text and installation-based works by Jamal Cyrus and Julia Barbosa Landois mine educational materials and methods of presentation to imagine what these items might look like from multiple “de-colonized” perspectives."
Austin  |  Mass Gallery
Opening

Partial Shade II: Finer Feelings

Saturday,  5.26.18   |   5–9 pm
Partial Shade is "a nomadic curatorial project focused on hosting exhibitions in non-traditional spaces, with work that is responsive to, considerate of, and affected by its environment."The exhibition includes works by: Juliana Castro Varón, Landon O'Brien, Bucky Miller, Marie Lorenz, Jeff Williams, Stephanie Concepcion Ramirez, Emily O'Leary, Claire Lachow, Gracelee Lawrence, Shana Hoehn, Siera Hyte, Elizabeth McClellan, Cameron Coffman, Nathan Ellefson, Hilliary Gabryel, Rachel Stuckey, Alex Goss, Alicia Link, Anika Steppe, Marta Lee, Ryan Hawk, Jesse Cline, Michael Muelhaupt, and Rachael Starbuck.
Austin  |  5704 Ave. D

Sunday,  5.27.18

Closing

Partial Shade II: Finer Feelings

Sunday,  5.27.18   |   1–6 pm
Partial Shade is "a nomadic curatorial project focused on hosting exhibitions in non-traditional spaces, with work that is responsive to, considerate of, and affected by its environment."The exhibition includes works by: Juliana Castro Varón, Landon O'Brien, Bucky Miller, Marie Lorenz, Jeff Williams, Stephanie Concepcion Ramirez, Emily O'Leary, Claire Lachow, Gracelee Lawrence, Shana Hoehn, Siera Hyte, Elizabeth McClellan, Cameron Coffman, Nathan Ellefson, Hilliary Gabryel, Rachel Stuckey, Alex Goss, Alicia Link, Anika Steppe, Marta Lee, Ryan Hawk, Jesse Cline, Michael Muelhaupt, and Rachael Starbuck.
Austin  |  5704 Ave. D

Friday,  6.1.18

On View

Sadie Benning: Girl Power

Friday,  6.1.18   |   10 am – 5 pm
Girl Power (1992) shows artist Sadie Benning’s aim to reach a wider audience with her video works. Informed by the “riot grrl” movement of the 1990s, an aggressive underground movement led by young women who espoused female empowerment through art, music, zines, and activism. Girl Power is a collage of sound and black-and-white imagery. The work refuses to visualize female passivity and politeness in favor of a range of views of radicality and rebellion in an amalgam of footage from TV, film, commercials, security cameras, and home movies as well as disturbing scenes of racial violence and homophobic speeches."
Opening

Jieun Beth: Innocence in Silence

Friday,  6.1.18   |   7–10 pm
An exhibition curated by Oliver Franklin and featuring works by Jieun Beth. "Pairing an image of a shirt with an individual’s obituary, Innocence in Silence portrays the traces of a body and the memory of a personhood. Once used as an expression of individuality and a representation of self, the images and descriptions now remain as a relic and history."
Austin  |  Big Medium
Opening

Ingrid Tremblay: Salty Feel

Friday,  6.1.18   |   7–10 pm
An exhibition featuring sculptures by artist Ingrid Tremblay. The artist's works play with themes of materiality, humans' relationship with nature, and the evocative power of objects.
Austin  |  grayduck gallery

Saturday,  6.2.18

On View

Lenka Clayton: The Distance I Can Be From My Son

Saturday,  6.2.18   |   11 am – 5 pm
"In 2013, Lenka Clayton attempted to objectively measure the furthest distance she could be from her toddler son in three environments: a city park, the alley behind their Pittsburgh home, and in the aisles of a local supermarket. The trio of videos humorously underlines the challenging judgment calls that parents make about how much autonomy to give their children. In conjunction with the Clayton video installation in the Film & Video Gallery, a selection of Clayton’s Typewriter Drawings will be on view in an adjacent gallery."
Austin  |  Blanton Museum of Art
Conversation

Krista Steinke: Good Luck with the Sun

Saturday,  6.2.18   |   11:30 am – 1 pm
"With the sun as her subject and collaborator, Krista Steinke explores the physical and psychological impact of our greatest energy source. Her exhibition incorporates video, personal narrative, and experimental photographic processes, that creates a multi-layered dialogue about our dual relationship with the sun - essential for life on this planet but also, a potential threat."
Austin  |  Women & Their Work
Opening

Elsewhere

Saturday,  6.2.18   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition featuring works by three female artists.
AUSTIN  |  Link & Pin

Sunday,  6.3.18

On View

Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection

Sunday,  6.3.18   |   1–5 pm
"Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection features contemporary painting and sculpture by Australian Aboriginal artists. Curated by Pamela McClusky, Curator of African and Oceanic Art at the Seattle Art Museum, the exhibition celebrates the renaissance that has occurred since the 1970s within the millennia-old traditions of indigenous Australian art."
Austin  |  Blanton Museum of Art
Opening

Lucky Pierre: Final Meals

Sunday,  6.3.18   |   4–6 pm
Final Meals is a community-based performance by the collaborative group Lucky Pierre. For the project, members of the collective will cook recreations of last meals requested by Texas death row inmates and record an overhead video of a community member consuming the meals. If you're interested in volunteering for the project, go here.
Austin  |  Testsite

Saturday,  6.9.18

Saturday,  7.14.18

On View

Vincent Valdez: The City

Saturday,  7.14.18   |   11 am – 5 pm
A show of Vincent Valdez's two The City paintings. The works were recently acquired by the Blanton. For more information, go here.
Austin  |  Blanton Museum of Art

Tuesday,  8.14.18

Lecture

Visionary Voices Lecture Series

Tuesday,  8.14.18   |   6–7 pm
Visionary Voices is a new speaker series featuring celebrated public artists from across the country. "The series aims to encourage thoughtful consideration of the role of public art and its relationship to public spaces, examining the often blurred line between art and architecture. The lectures will also highlight the participating artists’ bodies of work and will offer a sneak peek of commissions they are executing for the City."

Tuesday,  10.9.18

Lecture

Visionary Voices Lecture Series

Tuesday,  10.9.18   |   6–7 pm
Visionary Voices is a new speaker series featuring celebrated public artists from across the country. "The series aims to encourage thoughtful consideration of the role of public art and its relationship to public spaces, examining the often blurred line between art and architecture. The lectures will also highlight the participating artists’ bodies of work and will offer a sneak peek of commissions they are executing for the City."

Friday,  5.24.19

Opening

Pablove Shutterbugs Gallery Show

Friday,  5.24.19   |   6–9 pm
"Pablove Shutterbugs, the arts education program of The Pablove Foundation, teaches children and teens living with cancer to develop their creative voice through photography. This exhibit features the work of the foundation's students and raises awareness of childhood cancer."
AUSTIN  |  Link & Pin

Desert Triangle Print Carpeta

January 26 through May 27, 2018
Desert Triangle Print Carpeta features serigraphs, relief prints and lithographs by artists based primarily in El Paso, Albuquerque and Tucson. This exhibition is part of PrintAustin and includes works by:Pavel Acevedo Jesus "Cimi" Alvarado Chris Bardey Christina Cardenas Nanibah Chacon Mark Christian Michael Contreras Francisco Delgado Gonzalo Espinosa Rudy Flores Manuel Guerra Jellyfish Collectivo Krrrl Los Dos Joe Marshall Raul Monarrez Henry Morales Lauren Moran Ruben Urrea Moreno Victor Muheddine Tino Ortega Zeke Peña Matthew Poe Martin Quintanilla Tim Razo Tanya Rich Rogo Federico Villalba Mykl Wells Yorch
Austin |  Mexic-Arte Museum

Fotografía y Nuevos Medios: Selections from the Permanent Collection

January 26 through May 27, 2018
"Amassed over the last 35 years, Mexic-Arte Museum’s upcoming exhibition explores the plurality of resistance, highlighting varied lineages of Latinx and Latin American resistance. Selected works will reflect upon a range of issues including race, gender, identity, community, civil rights, and cultural praxis. Through different mediums and approaches, these works shift beyond binary paradigms, speaking to the fluidity of life." The show includes works by Jamie Alvarez, Lucero Archuleta, Chuy Benitez, Ave Bonar, Essentials, Faustinus Deraet, Santiago Forero, Jesse Herrera, Diego Huerta, Itzel Alejandra Martinez, Paloma Mayorga, Delilah Montoya, Marcela Morán, Christina Noriega, Joel Salcido, Paul Valadez, Regina Vater and more.
Austin |  Mexic-Arte Museum

Ryder Richards: Cyclone Baffle

May 6 through 27, 2018
An exhibition by Dallas-based artist Ryder Richards. "Withdrawing into the middle-class, lonely man hobby of shop DIY mentality—instead of doing anything meaningful—Richards has grown increasingly infatuated with the effluent tide of YouTube videos on 'how to hack your Shop-Vac.' Naturally, this withdrawal is both sincere and a socio-political subterfuge, or a shibboleth, from which Richards can snipe peripheral commentary on populism, xenophobia, and alienation from progressive discourse."The show will be on view every Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 during its run.

Pablove Shutterbugs Gallery Show

May 24 through 27, 2018
"Pablove Shutterbugs, the arts education program of The Pablove Foundation, teaches children and teens living with cancer to develop their creative voice through photography. This exhibit features the work of the foundation's students and raises awareness of childhood cancer."
AUSTIN |  Link & Pin

Kelly O'Connor: Modern Future

March 2 through May 28, 2018
"Kelly O’Connor addresses central themes that include gender, feminism and family. Her work combines memory, fantasy and fiction, often drawing from Western folklore and the use of iconic characters."
Fredericksburg |  Vaudeville

Gary Floyd: The Elder Child

May 4 through 31, 2018
An exhibition of paintings by artist and musician Gary Floyd. "Floyd co-founded and was the lead singer of the punk band The Dicks. As an openly gay punk musician in the 80's, Floyd is considered a queer icon and music pioneer. He has gone on to front bands such as Sister Double Happiness, Gary Floyd Band, Black Kali Ma and The Buddha Brothers."
Austin |  Prizer Gallery

Ariel Jackson: Cage Match Vll: Color Composition

April 27 through June 3, 2018
An exhibition of works by Austin-based artist Ariel Jackson. Jackson's work "takes a look at the cyclical nature and layering of systemic injustices and histories pertaining to the African diaspora through narrative and spatial aesthetics and material."Cage Match Project is a temporary, site-specific art-installation series in which a group of selected artists have been invited to engage a large, industrial caged-trailer.

Krista Steinke: Good Luck with the Sun

April 28 through June 7, 2018
"With the sun as her subject and collaborator, Krista Steinke explores the physical and psychological impact of our greatest energy source. Her exhibition incorporates video, personal narrative, and experimental photographic processes, that creates a multi-layered dialogue about our dual relationship with the sun - essential for life on this planet but also, a potential threat."
Austin |  Women & Their Work

Tom Molloy: Black and White

April 7 through June 9, 2018
In his newest body of work, Irish artist Tom Molloy "explores race--the social construct central to much of the injustice and inequality in America. In Black and White, Molloy's trademark cross-hatched drawings raise questions about problems so deeply ingrained in American life, culture, and history they seem to have no solutions."

Mariah Robertson: Fun Packed Holiday

April 7 through June 9, 2018
An exhibition of photographs by Mariah Robertson. Robertson creates camera-less photograms and prints made by manipulating light-sensitive paper with darkroom chemistry. The show will also include her new lithograph drawings depicting nude men.

William Anzalone: Studios

May 5 through June 9, 2018
An exhibition of drawings by longtime Houston artist William Anzalone. "Anzalone has been making studies and drawings of his interior space — his studio — where he spends hours every day. The drawings represent an evolving view of the spaces and shapes that surround him."
Fayetteville |  Red and White Gallery

Ex Libris

May 19 through June 9, 2018
An exhibition of new interpretations and old examples of the long-standing tradition of the bookplate.The show includes works by:Abi Daniel Alanna Loosen Annalise Gratovich Annie Alonzi Bradford Maxfield Boy Nirvana (New Hampshire) Cathy Rylander (Bryan, TX) Cheryl Finfrock Christin Atkinson Bayo (Mexico / ATX) Eric Redpath Eva Claycomb Gigi Grinstad Janina Larenas (Santa Cruz, CA) Jay Roff-Garcia Jeffrey Primeaux Kimberly Kwan Laura Thoms Linda Anderson Manik Raj Nakra Michael Scheel Nicholas Yeager (Berkely, CA) Sheri Tornatore Sophy Hollington (Brighton, UK) Tenebrous Kate (Jersey City, NJ)
Austin |  RECSPEC

Lidia Vitkovskaya & Denis Mikhaylov: Soft Seduction

May 18 through June 15, 2018
Soft Seduction is an exhibition of works by Moscow-based artists Lidia Vitkovskaya and Denis Mikhaylov. The two artists "explore seduction and emotional intellect in art and life, and the contrast between societal roles and individual passions."
Dallas |  Bivins Gallery

Colin McIntyre: Residual Utterances

May 17 through June 16, 2018
Residual Utterances is a presentation of new sculptural work from local sculptor Colin McIntyre, in conjunction with a soundscape inside his celebrated pipe organ sound chamber, The Resonant Lung." The sculptures combine McIntyre's interest in abstract forms with his material usage of metal working and hot tar.
Austin |  Dimension Gallery

Macro Photography

May 18 through June 24, 2018
The 2018 Macro Photography show is a state wide juried art exhibit organized by Georgetown Art Works (Georgetown Art Center) is a non profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts in the city of Georgetown, Texas.
Georgetown |  Georgetown Art Center

Caroline Ryan: Recollecting Memories

April 13 through June 29, 2018
"Artist Caroline Ryan explores family dynamics using old candid family photographs as references for her paintings. The artist reveals the astounding differences between her parents and her family’s struggle to communicate with each other as a means of accepting and understanding the past and present."

The Art Of The Contact Sheet

April 27 through June 30, 2018
"The Art Of The Contact Sheet is s curated collection of large format contact sheet prints of David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan and more, taken by leading rock photographers both past and present." The show includes works by Don Hunstein, Brian Duffy, Tracy Anne Hart, Alan Messer, Allan Ballard, Matt Anker and more.

Clarissa Tossin: Meeting of Waters

January 13 through July 1, 2018
An exhibition featuring new works by Brazilian artist Clarissa Tossin. The sculptures in the show explore the confluence of the Rio Negro and Amazon Rivers, where the two rivers converge but remain separate.

Jamal Cyrus & Julia Barbosa Landois: Regional Fictions

May 15 through July 7, 2018
"The exhibition Regional Fictions re-contextualizes this literary term to examine the lies, falsifications, and omissions present in the lore of a particular geographical region, particularly as it is taught to school age children. Text and installation-based works by Jamal Cyrus and Julia Barbosa Landois mine educational materials and methods of presentation to imagine what these items might look like from multiple “de-colonized” perspectives."
Austin |  Mass Gallery

Ashley Thomas: House and Universe

March 31 through July 31, 2018
"In House and Universe, Ashley Thomas collects and expands on a personal archive to commemorate everyday objects with both personal and cultural nostalgia."
Austin |  Las Cruxes

Entangled

April 12 through August 12, 2018
Entangled is a site-specific installation by Sherry Owens and Art Shirer. The installation "involves giant spiral “vortexes” wound together from wire, natural, and manmade objects."

Rodney McMillian

February 1 through August 26, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by Rodney McMillian, the winner of The Contemporary Austin's inaugural Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize. McMillian's works deal with themes of social and political history, the body, abstractions and architecture. Along with McMillian's other pieces, the show will feature a new video work by the artist, commissioned by The Contemporary Austin.

Visionary Voices Lecture Series

January 30 through October 9, 2018
Visionary Voices is a new speaker series featuring celebrated public artists from across the country. "The series aims to encourage thoughtful consideration of the role of public art and its relationship to public spaces, examining the often blurred line between art and architecture. The lectures will also highlight the participating artists’ bodies of work and will offer a sneak peek of commissions they are executing for the City."

Carol Bove

November 18, 2017 through November 24, 2018
A show of works by New York-based artist Carol Bove. "Bove's new and recent large-scale sculptures reinterpret the classical sculpture garden in the meadow of Laguna Gloria. A multitude of abstract forms of varying shapes, colors, and scales plays with ideas of language, landscape, and display."

14th Annual People’s Gallery Exhibition

February 23, 2018 through January 1, 2019
An exhibition featuring paintings, sculptures, and other works by 102 Austin-area artists. This year's show was juried by arts educator and artist Teruko Nimura; artist and Preparator (Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin) John Sager; and artist and Professor of Art, St. Edward's University Tammie Rubin.
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