Top Five: June 22, 2017

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ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Thursday,  6.22.17

Opening

Puente.Bridge

Thursday,  6.22.17   |   6:30–9 pm
An exhibition organized in collaboration with Arte International, an agency established by Ernesto Ibañez to promote the work of Latin American artists in the United States. The show features works by Daniel Escobedo, Ernesto Ibañez, Roberto Morleghem, Cinthia Nuez, Patricia Sanchez-Saiffe, Carlos Torres, Pulse Unf, and Jesus Villalpando.
San Antonio  |  Cinnabar

Saturday,  6.24.17

Closing

Pradeep Dalal: Copy/Scan/Print/Repeat

Saturday,  6.24.17   |   4–7 pm
A show of works by New York-based artist Pradeep Dalal. The graphite drawings* in the exhibition are sourced from a book documenting objects in the Bharat Bhavan collection in Bhopal, India.*Update: the pieces in the exhibition are photographs, not drawings.
San Antonio  |  Sala Diaz

Sunday,  7.16.17

Lecture

Heaven and Hell: Salvation and Retribution in Pure Land Buddhism

Sunday,  7.16.17   |   2–3:30 pm
A show featuring paintings, sculpture, and decorative objects that explore the concepts of heaven and hell, ideas that are central to Pure Land Buddhism. From SAMA: "Heaven and Hell provides a dynamic and in-depth view of Pure Land Buddhism, highlighting the way different cultures adopted and adapted the faith."
San Antonio  |  San Antonio Museum of Art

Monday,  7.17.17

Artist talk

Daydreams and Other Monsters

Monday,  7.17.17   |   5–6 pm
An exhibition curated by Alana Coates and featuring works by Peter Saul, John Hernandez, Megan Solis, and Louie Chavez. The artists in the show draw on "‘lowbrow imagery, critiques of popular culture, and conflicts with inner-self that are presented with brash colors."
San Antonio  |  UTSA Art Gallery

Wednesday,  7.19.17

Film

MetaDADA: High Art for the POPulace

Wednesday,  7.19.17   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition featuring works by 11 San Antonio artists who are inspired by the Dada and Pop art movements. Participating artists include: David Almaguer, Ana Hernandez-Burwell, Ashley Mireles, Jen Frost Smith, Jason Ibarra, James Medrano, Michael Menchaca, Kelly O’Connor, Rainey, David “Shek” Vega, and Scotch Willington.
San Antonio  |  Plaza de Armas

Wednesday,  7.26.17

Special event

MetaDADA: High Art for the POPulace

Wednesday,  7.26.17   |   2–4 pm
An exhibition featuring works by 11 San Antonio artists who are inspired by the Dada and Pop art movements. Participating artists include: David Almaguer, Ana Hernandez-Burwell, Ashley Mireles, Jen Frost Smith, Jason Ibarra, James Medrano, Michael Menchaca, Kelly O’Connor, Rainey, David “Shek” Vega, and Scotch Willington.
San Antonio  |  Plaza de Armas

Friday,  8.4.17

Conversation

MetaDADA: High Art for the POPulace

Friday,  8.4.17   |   12–1 pm
An exhibition featuring works by 11 San Antonio artists who are inspired by the Dada and Pop art movements. Participating artists include: David Almaguer, Ana Hernandez-Burwell, Ashley Mireles, Jen Frost Smith, Jason Ibarra, James Medrano, Michael Menchaca, Kelly O’Connor, Rainey, David “Shek” Vega, and Scotch Willington.
San Antonio  |  Plaza de Armas

Tuesday,  9.5.17

Lecture

Heaven and Hell: Salvation and Retribution in Pure Land Buddhism

Tuesday,  9.5.17   |   6:30–7:30 pm
A show featuring paintings, sculpture, and decorative objects that explore the concepts of heaven and hell, ideas that are central to Pure Land Buddhism. From SAMA: "Heaven and Hell provides a dynamic and in-depth view of Pure Land Buddhism, highlighting the way different cultures adopted and adapted the faith."
San Antonio  |  San Antonio Museum of Art

Pradeep Dalal: Copy/Scan/Print/Repeat

April 22 through June 24, 2017
A show of works by New York-based artist Pradeep Dalal. The graphite drawings* in the exhibition are sourced from a book documenting objects in the Bharat Bhavan collection in Bhopal, India.*Update: the pieces in the exhibition are photographs, not drawings.
San Antonio |  Sala Diaz

Johanna Calle: Trama

May 11 through June 24, 2017
A show of works by Bogotá-based artist Johanna Calle. The exhibition will include the artist's line drawings and prints.
San Antonio |  Ruiz-Healy Art

Take Five

May 25 through June 25, 2017
A show featuring works by Jeanne Heise, Debby Jascur, Marsha Mefferd, Judy Surles and Steve Collier.

John Dalton Atkins: Growing, Growing, Gone

June 2 through 30, 2017
A show by UTSA MFA candidate John Dalton Atkins. "Working primarily in sculpture and installation, he utilizes found objects, cheap and discarded materials, wood, paint, and steel."
San Antonio |  Presa House

Raul Gonzalez: Pure Energy

June 2 through 30, 2017
"In Pure Energy, Raul Gonzalez showcases abstract sculptural paintings on canvas that combine playful mark-making with bright fields of color and frenetic energy. These works reflect the emotional range he experiences as a father, husband, and as someone who has recently lost loved ones."
San Antonio |  Presa House

Crossing Borders

June 9 through 30, 2017
A show of postcard-sized works. "Crossing Borders seeks to celebrate the immigrant spirit that is part of the American story, raise awareness about the immigrant and refugee crisis, and strives to help those affected."
San Antonio |  Clamp Light Studios

Group Show

April 14 through July 1, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by James Raska, Patricia Guerrero, Amber O’Halligan, Farad Ibrahimovic, and Norbert Clyde Martinez Jr.
San Antonio |  The Radius Center

Amada Claire Miller: the darker and richer the hue

June 10 through July 1, 2017
A show of works by San Antonio artist Amada Claire Miller. The pieces in the exhibition "examine the coalition and dissociation between contemporary art and craft making by exploring and presenting fiber as painting."
San Antonio |  Flax Studio

Steven G. Smith: Jazz, Blues, and Boogaloos

June 10 through July 1, 2017
A show of Jazz, Blues, and New Orleans-inspired work by artist Steven G. Smith. From the gallery: "Steven's paintings read like a John Coltrane solo, by combining a spontaneous and improvisational style with a studied approach, he uses movement, color, and perspective to highlight the musicality and attitude of his subject."
San Antonio |  Freight Gallery & Studios

Referendum

June 1 through July 2, 2017
From Casey Arguelles Gregory's statement about the show: "The artists in this exhibition have decided, whether overtly in their work, or through their continuing presence as a force for the enlightened, to actively work against political oppression.  Each works in their own way to further the cause of curiosity and exploration that iconoclasts would seek to banish.  Through art and political action, they meet the responsibility of artists as activists."Artists include: Nick Barbee Ed Blackburn Jimmy Castillo Kristen Cliburn K.C. Collins Casey Arguelles Gregory Tommy Gregory Mat Kubo Aaron Munoz Brendan O'Connell Kyle Olson Howard Sherman Kelli Vance George Zupp
San Antonio |  FL!GHT

Cuerpo Cubano/Cuban Body

May 19 through July 8, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by five artists from Cienfuegos, Cuba. The show is curated by guest curator Liam Nodal Gonzalez.
San Antonio |  Bihl Haus Arts

Elvia Perrin: Clean Cut

March 10 through July 16, 2017
"Through a process of reassembling and reorganizing visual information, printmaker Elvia Perrin develops a dialogue between an idea, making, and a process of editing, overlapping, stacking, and layering ink and images. The resulting finished works portray the convergence of this ordering and reordering process that both reveals and veils organized systems, resulting in an ultimate order and quiet minimalist works."

Rivane Neuenschwander: Secondary Stories

April 30, 2016 through July 29, 2017
The Texas debut of Secondary Stories, a room-sized installation by Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander. The artist's works address "language, nature, social interactions and the passing of time."
San Antonio |  Linda Pace Foundation

Visions of Summer

June 18 through July 30, 2017
A show of works from the Art League's permanent collection. Many of the pieces in the show depict nature and natural motifs.
San Antonio |  San Antonio Art League

Word Around Town

February 1 through August 1, 2017
A show featuring works by Naomi Shihab-Nye (Guggenheim Fellow & Lannan Fellow), Jenny Browne (San Antonio's Poet Laureate), and Jennifer Khoshbin. For the exhibition, the artists have created "a network of illuminated vintage, lettered marquee signs that celebrate the people, landscape and culture of San Antonio."See the works at: Alta Vista Micro-Garden at 3301 N.Flores & Outlaw Kitchens at 2919 N.Flores.

MetaDADA: High Art for the POPulace

May 11 through August 4, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by 11 San Antonio artists who are inspired by the Dada and Pop art movements. Participating artists include: David Almaguer, Ana Hernandez-Burwell, Ashley Mireles, Jen Frost Smith, Jason Ibarra, James Medrano, Michael Menchaca, Kelly O’Connor, Rainey, David “Shek” Vega, and Scotch Willington.
San Antonio |  Plaza de Armas

Daydreams and Other Monsters

June 7 through August 4, 2017
An exhibition curated by Alana Coates and featuring works by Peter Saul, John Hernandez, Megan Solis, and Louie Chavez. The artists in the show draw on "‘lowbrow imagery, critiques of popular culture, and conflicts with inner-self that are presented with brash colors."
San Antonio |  UTSA Art Gallery

Puente.Bridge

June 22 through August 13, 2017
An exhibition organized in collaboration with Arte International, an agency established by Ernesto Ibañez to promote the work of Latin American artists in the United States. The show features works by Daniel Escobedo, Ernesto Ibañez, Roberto Morleghem, Cinthia Nuez, Patricia Sanchez-Saiffe, Carlos Torres, Pulse Unf, and Jesus Villalpando.
San Antonio |  Cinnabar

PASAbilities: A Tale of 10 Local Super Artists

May 11 through August 19, 2017
An exhibition of hand-painted comic book-style panels chronicling a two-week local emerging artist mentorship program that took place in 2016. The comics are painted by Cristina Sosa Noriega. Mentorship participants include: Benjamin McVey, David Blancas, Jayne Lawrence, Julia Barbosa Landois, Mari Hernandez, Michael Menchaca and Suzy Gonzalez, Nancy Wood, Samuel Morales Urbina and Fernando Andrade, and Scotch Willington.
San Antonio |  Plaza de Armas

A Woman’s Place Is…

March 13 through August 20, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by fifteen San Antonio-based Latina artists. The show is curated by Kathy Vargas and features works by Sarah Castillo, Lisette Chavez, Cat Cisneros, Ana Laura De La Garza, Jenelle Esparza, Audrya Flores, Diana Rodriguez Gil, Mari Hernandez, Chloe Rivas, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Elva Salinas, Victoria Suescum, April Flores Taylor, Anita Valencia, and Carla Veliz.
San Antonio |  Centro de Artes

Sabine Senft

May 25 through August 27, 2017
A show featuring works by San Antonio artist Sabine Senft.
San Antonio |  Artpace

Doerte Weber

May 25 through August 27, 2017
A show featuring works by San Antonio artist Doerte Weber. The artist uses old, traditional weaving patterns and attempts to recontextualize them by allowing viewers to interpret them.
San Antonio |  Artpace

Chris Sauter: Echo and Narcissus

June 1 through September 9, 2017
An exhibition of works by 2014-2015 Blue Star Contemporary Berlin Resident Chris Sauter. The pieces in the show, some of which are three-dimensional loudspeaker reliefs (speakers created out of paper) are inspired by Sauter's time in Germany.

Augmented Reality

June 1 through September 9, 2017
"Augmented Reality examines what impact the digital landscape has on our three-dimensional reality." The show features works by Susi Brister, Kris Pierce, Randy Bolton, Frank Benson, Nancy de Holl, and Yoonmi Nam.

Heaven and Hell: Salvation and Retribution in Pure Land Buddhism

June 16 through September 10, 2017
A show featuring paintings, sculpture, and decorative objects that explore the concepts of heaven and hell, ideas that are central to Pure Land Buddhism. From SAMA: "Heaven and Hell provides a dynamic and in-depth view of Pure Land Buddhism, highlighting the way different cultures adopted and adapted the faith."
San Antonio |  San Antonio Museum of Art

Art in the Garden: George Tobolowsky

February 23 through December 31, 2017
An exhibition of sculptures by Mountain Springs, Texas-based artist George Tobolowsky. Created from found objects and castoff pieces of metal, the works are created to fit together like pieces of a puzzle.

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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