Saturday, November 22

Sunday, November 23


MOTOR CHRONICLES: Bryan Schutmaat & Matthew Genitempo

Farewell Books

Last Chance - October 24 through November 22, 2014

MOTOR CHRONICLES is an exhibition of documentary-style photographs taken along the sparsely-inhabited roadways of the western United States. Through intimate portraiture and vast landscapes, this work depicts a region where myth and dreams die hard.

Kathleen McShane: Off- Beige

SOFA gallery

Last Chance - October 25 through November 23, 2014

McShane’s makes drawings, paintings and sculptures. But here, objects are not just hung, but also placed on the floor or in corners; as an apartment gallery, SOFA serves the salon-style presentation.

X Marks the Spot


Last Chance - October 25 through November 23, 2014

With gravity and humor, precision and abstraction, record-keeping and experimentation, variables are made visible through the works of artists Carrie Crane (Boylston, Mass.), Laurie Frick (Austin), Megan Hildebrandt (Austin), Elizabeth McClelland (Austin), Mark Nystrom (Boone, N.C.), Cathryn Rowe (Austin), Francesca Samsel (Austin), and Ele Willoughby (Toronto, ON).

EAST: East Austin Studio Tour 2014

East Austin Studio Tour (E.A.S.T.)

Last Chance - November 15 through 23, 2014

Pick up a map and start walking/cycling/riding! Big Medium presents the 13th East Austin Studio Tour! EAST is a free, annual, self-guided art event occurring over two weekends in November, providing the public with an opportunity to meet the makers: the local artists and artisans who leave a lasting imprint on Austin’s vibrant, dynamic culture. EAST is divided into four participant categories: Artists & Studios, Exhibitions, Happenings, and Select Events.

Conspectus: Two Thousand Fourteen


November 15 through 30, 2014

A Reader’s Digest Condensed Version of Co-Lab’s 2014 programming year: smaller components from each of projects shown together. Artists: Erica Botkin, Leslie Moody Castro & Miguel Monroy, Emily Cayton, Ryan Cronk, Dave Culpepper, Nate Ellefson, Stephen Fishman, Scott Gelber, Jonathan Gruchawka & Mark Leavens, Hector Hernandez & Joseph Phillips, IDOKCFR/Alyssa Taylor Wendt, Lucy Kerr & Erin Miller, Sara Madandar, Kevin McNamee-Tweed, Michael Mogavero, Casey Polacheck, Scott Proctor, Andy Rihn, Sean Ripple, Joshua Saunders, Melissa Wilkinson, and Matthew Winters.

QR/PR: Prints of Veronica Ceci

O2 Gallery @ Flatbed World Headquarters

November 7 through December 3, 2014

Ceci presents selections from the body of woodcuts, lithographs, and monotypes that awarded her the distinguished Thomas D. Little Prize for Excellence In Printmaking earlier this year. The work explores not only the ubiquitous character of handhelds but also how the human figure is changed by their use.

Julie Moon & Rick Mansfield: Green Zone

Mass Gallery

November 7 through December 13, 2014

Moon is a Canadian ceramic artist and Mansfield is a sculptor primarily working with bronze living and working in Austin, TX. Both artists meld inanimate objects, expressions of the body and culturally recognizable images into narrative driven, totem-like sculptures.

Barna Kantor: 40Hz

Big Medium

November 15 through December 13, 2014

Kantor’s exhibition of mirror, light, and video installations and time-based drawings. From the artist: “Our brain puts up the show of a continuously flowing, conscious world, but it is just that: a useful illusion. Deep down we are, like moths at night, drawn to flicker. The machines we build mirror the way our wires tick.”


Northern-Southern LLC

November 8 through December 31, 2014

A show about contemporary frames of looking, and of objects to be looked at and through. Participants include fine artists, commercial artists, photographers, and designers: Elana Adler, Jeana Baumgardner, Shawn Camp, Hannah Cole, Dan Forbes, Colin Frazer, David Head, Adreon Denson Henry, Paul Kremer, Phillip Niemeyer, Marsha Owett, and Vincent Venturella,

James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Blanton Museum of Art

October 19, 2014 through January 4, 2015

An immersive exhibition of works by virtuosic draftsman James Drake. Committing to draw every day for two years, he devised a system that resulted in 1,242 individual drawings depicting wild animals, landscapes, studies of human anatomy, scientific formulas, and representations of classical art and family photographs, among other subjects.  

Michael Mogavero: Intuitive Persuasions

N Space

November 21, 2014 through January 7, 2015

Culled from hundreds of small ink drawings created during countless meetings attended over many years, Mogavero scaled them up into large canvases and found them surprisingly operatic and heroic.

Alice Leora Briggs: The Room

Flatbed Press

November 7, 2014 through January 10, 2015

Briggs draws upon her experiences in Juárez, Mexico, where she spends much of her time. Traveling as often as possible to an asylum built by a visionary referred to as “El Pastor” and sited on the desert fringe of Juárez; she helps and she works with the residents on art projects. The show includes selections from The Room, a suite of twelve woodcut prints, each corresponding to a line of Mark Strand’s poem of the same title.

Richard T. Walker: The Predicament Of Always (As It Is)

The Contemporary Austin (formerly AMOA-Arthouse) at Laguna Gloria

September 20, 2014 through January 11, 2015

British-born, San Francisco–based artist Richard T. Walker was seduced by the sublime beauty of the American West, and has spent the last six years exploring the complexities of language and human relationships amid that natural environment. Combining photography, video, performance, and large-scale installation, Walker operates in the panoramic landscape, often speaking or singing en plein air.

Do Ho Suh

The Contemporary Austin

September 20, 2014 through January 11, 2015

Light box objects, a recreated golden fishing net made from tiny human figures, and one of Suh's signature architectural interiors made from translucent scrim material. Let's see what Suh can do!

Susi Brister: Fables

Women and Their Work

November 13, 2014 through January 15, 2015

Brister’s organic and staged photographs question the nature of sculpture, performance, and portraiture. Both humorous and melancholic, these images emphasize the gap between the natural world and its synthetic imitations.

Donald Moffett: head.

Lora Reynolds Gallery

November 20, 2014 through January 17, 2015

Texan-born Moffett returns again, this time for his first solo presentation at Lora Reynolds, to show more of his projection paintings. For the works in head., Moffett projects a video image of a head onto each large, monochromatic painting in the show. The camera slowly circles the figure to present an omnidirectional impression of the subject’s head, collapsing the tropes of painting, video, photography, and sculpture into a single, new form of portraiture.

Anna Collette: Gathering Ground

Courtyard Gallery

October 2, 2014 through February 6, 2015

UT Photography professor Anna Collette's latest photographs, made in the Onion Creek area near Austin, capture the staggering beauty of flood-damaged trees.

New Editions and Monotypes

Flatbed Press

October 6, 2014 through February 10, 2015

Flatbed's most recent editions and monotypes. Exhibiting artists: Ricky Armendariz, Alice Leora Briggs, Ann Conner, Suzi Davidoff, Annalise Gratovich, John Greer, Jules Buck Jones, Sharon Kopriva, Michael McWillie, Vanessa Paschakarnis, Larry Scholder, Frank X. Tolbert 2, and Tina Weitz.

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