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Friday,  1.20.17

Saturday,  1.21.17


Margaret Smithers-Crump: In Silence

Saturday,  1.21.17   |   12–2 pm
An exhibition of works by Houston artist Margaret Smithers-Crump. The pieces in the show are inspired by nature and the fragility of the Earth's ecosystems.
Beeville  |  Beeville Art Museum

Sunday,  1.22.17

Artist talk


Sunday,  1.22.17   |   3–4 pm
An exhibition featuring works by George Krause, Bonnie Maygarden, August Muth, and Ansen Seale.
San Antonio  |  Cinnabar

Wednesday,  1.25.17


On the Curve

Wednesday,  1.25.17   |   6–8 pm
A group exhibition featuring eight artists who "delve into curvilinear shapes and forms with a bold intellectual and playful practice using art history as an impetus." Artists include Constance Lowe, Jesse Amado, Andrés Ferrandis, Nicolás Leiva, Nate Cassie, Laura Anderson Barbata, Ricky Armendariz and Ethel Shipton.
San Antonio  |  Ruiz-Healy Art

Thursday,  1.26.17

Saturday,  1.28.17


Artist Lab 2016

Saturday,  1.28.17   |   2–4 pm
An exhibition presenting works by the 2016 Artist Lab participants. Artists include Lisette Chavez, Sarah Fox, Raul Gonzalez, Kristel Puente, Andrei Renteria, and Jose Villalobos.
San Antonio  |  Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

Friday,  2.17.17

Todd Christensen

November 17, 2016 through January 17, 2017
"Incorporating hundreds of old and decommissioned library books and other tomes from his personal collection, New Mexico artist Todd Christensen exhibits a site-specific installation that responds to the historic architecture of the Southwest School of Art’s Urschel Gallery."

Nasty Women Art Exhibition San Antonio

January 14 through 21, 2017
From the event's Facebook page: "This group exhibition serves to demonstrate solidarity among artists who identify with being a Nasty Woman in the face of threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and immigrant rights. It also serves as a fundraiser to support organizations defending these rights before the Presidential Inauguration in January."
San Antonio |  AP Art Lab


January 14 through 28, 2017
An exhibition of works by members of the San Antonio College Art Guild. Artists include Anaia Alejandro, Dante DiPasquale, Keith Klabon, Renae Klabon, Alyssa C. Landez, Fernando Lopez, and Justin Mendez Duffy.
San Antonio |  R Space

Acidwinzip: File>Save For Web

January 14 through 30, 2017
An exhibition of works by digital artist Acidwinzip (Ursula Zavala). The works in the show are digital collages that use imagery from religion, internet culture and art history to create a humorous take on modern consumer culture.
San Antonio |  Provenance Gallery

Agosto Cuellar: Jive Town

December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017
An exhibition by artist, fashion designer and community activist Agosto Cuellar. For this exhibition, Cuellar is transforming the gallery space into "a functioning boutique, recreating his South Alamo shop, Jive Refried, which existed from 1999-2011. Acting both as artist and co-curator, Cuellar’s six week exhibition will be punctuated by special events including works and happenings by other artists such as screenings of a web-based drama series conceived by Kimberly Suta, DJ Performances, a series of rotating featured artists including works by Will Muñiz, sewing circles, live (tableau vivant) window displays, swap meets and much, much more!"
San Antonio |  Sala Diaz

Buster Graybill and Humberto Saenz: Locations

January 3 through 31, 2017
An exhibition of works by Buster Graybill and Humberto Saenz. From the gallery: "Graybill utilizes sculpture, installation, video and photography to traverse cultural boundaries and reconnect with often overlooked objects, materials and places found in the rural landscape. While Saenz appropriates pre-Columbian Codex imagery into collective themes of wage, class assignments, and manual labor in the US to and the objectification of minorities."
San Antonio |  UTSA Terminal 136

Rolando Briseño: Sex, Race, Science

January 6 through 31, 2017
An show of works by San Antonio artist Rolando Briseño. The exhibition features early and never before seen paintings, as well as scuplture, photographic constructions, digital works, and public art highlighting over 30 years of work.
San Antonio |  Presa House

Jen Frost Smith: Good Vibes

January 13 through 31, 2017
An exhibition of new works by Jen Frost Smith. "Good Vibes seeks to sage-out or remove the bad juju of the last few months by bringing good juju through colorful paintings, funny drawings, assemblages, and installation."
San Antonio |  Clamp Light Studios

The Big Painting Exhibition

January 14 through 31, 2017
A show of big paintings by artists AJ Rodriguez, Ana Burwell, Jesus Toro Martinez, Lauren Faske, Louis Vega Trevino, and Sean FitzGibbons.
San Antonio |  Dock Space Gallery

Artist Lab 2016

December 16, 2016 through February 3, 2017
An exhibition presenting works by the 2016 Artist Lab participants. Artists include Lisette Chavez, Sarah Fox, Raul Gonzalez, Kristel Puente, Andrei Renteria, and Jose Villalobos.

Game of Chance

January 14 through February 3, 2017
A group exhibition featuring works by Hiromi Stringer, Hannah Garrison, Kara Stevens, Jonathan A. Davis, Robyn Brakel, Andrew Leo Stansbury, Rachael L. Acosta, Samuel Velasquez, Jose Cardenas, Nathan Orona, Kaela Puente, Ron Palos, Denise Ramnarine, Eric Owen and Raquel Zawrotny. The show is organized by curator Elsa Henderson.
San Antonio |  Freight Gallery & Studios

Living and Collecting Mexico: Gifts from Susan Toomey Frost

October 12, 2016 through February 5, 2017
An exhibition showcasing prints from the collection of Susan Toomey Frost. Highlights from Frost's collection include Alfredo Zalce’s, En La Hamaca of 1945, rare impressions by the Tlaxcalan muralist and printmaker Desiderio Hernández Xochitiotzin, as well as prints by José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

Parlour Games: Ruloff Kip’s Toy Theatre

July 6, 2016 through February 6, 2017
On display is a large toy theatre created in 1919 by Ruloff Kip. Features of the assemblage include moving mechanisms, several working lighting schemes, and an array of set drops and cut-out characters, based on Kip’s house and family members.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum


January 12 through February 12, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by George Krause, Bonnie Maygarden, August Muth, and Ansen Seale.
San Antonio |  Cinnabar

Our Comida. Our Cultura.

December 9, 2016 through February 17, 2017
A show of works that explores the relationship between food and cultural identity in San Antonio. In addition to works by Rolando Briseño, David Casillas, Jimena Marin, Destiny Mata, Arlene Mejorado, Mark Menjivar, and Chuck Ramirez, the exhibition features historic cookbooks and archival materials.
San Antonio |  Centro de Artes

AJ Rodriguez: Figuras

January 13 through April 14, 2017
An exhibition of works by San Antonio native AJ Rodriguez. The works in the show draw attention "to mostly unnoticed or (taken for granted) beauty, and this time, specifically spotlighting the human form."
San Antonio |  Radius Center

Art in the Garden: Scattering Screen

June 30, 2016 through April 30, 2017
An installation by Brooklyn-based artist Alyson Shotz. Shotz's site-specific installation Scattering Screen encourages visitors to interact with the garden and notice particularities in the garden's landscape.

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

Ana Hdz-Burwell: Adults

January 14, 2017 through March 4, 2018
An exhibition of works by Ana Hdz-Burwell. The artist on their work: "In these pieces I am exploring individual identity with the use of cross-cultural ideas with an emphasis on the exploration of the inner self."
San Antonio |  Dorćol Distilling Company
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