"Surrogate is at it's core a meditation on loss and an attempt to communicate absence. The work references and takes meaning from the history animals have as stand-ins for people in morals, tales, and fables. The lines between animal, pet, and child are blurred with tenderness and care—beloved pets are clothed and treated as children in images both humorous and heartbreaking that reflect a version of reality thru collage or smoky graphite."
Who doesn't love art inspired by clothed animals?
An exhibition of self-portraits by Stephanie Torres. The artist on her work: "I live my life in the moments between cancer recovery and possible recurrence. This work expresses those feelings of intense trepidation about the future, at odds with an eagerness to live life fully in the present."
An exhibition of works by Jesse Amado. The artist on his work: "Utilizing forms, images, materials, fashions and medias of human industries; I’m able to produce commentaries on the ambiguities of modern and contemporary culture and the investments that are ultimately made by society.”
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From the gallery: "Slight Pressure refers to the idea that forces outside of our control shape and help form our identities. Moments and events that have become fragmented memories are often pieced together to create what we perceive to be actual occurrences."
An exhibition of paintings by Gary Schafter. The artist on his work: "At the core of my methodology is a commitment to the 'tradition' of painting, to understand the historical dialogue between surface and illusion, the pictorial and the plastic, subject and content."
An exhibition of paintings and drawings by artist Jason Stout. The works "examines the duality of the artist’s relationship with the idea of interior and exterior space, and the objects that occupy that space."
An exhibition featuring work by Norman Avila, David Zamora Casas, Carol Cisneros, Patricia Cody, Laurie Dietrich & Erik Bosse, Joan Frederick, Laurel Gibson, Page Graham & Tami Kegley, Gabbe Grodin, James Hetherington, Debora Keller-Rihn, Myriam Lanau, Marcy McChesney, JD Morera, Thelma Muraida, Paul Northway, Theresa Northway, Susan Oaks, Moe Profane, Kari Roberts-Sackmann, James Saldivar, Ramin Samandari, Raul Servin, Russell Stephenson, Kathleen Trenchard, Ross van Hunt, and Samuel Velasquez & Raquel Zawrotny.
An exhibition of works by Boston-based artist Kira Leigh. "She focuses her work around concepts of the body, femininity, and social norms. This series features vivid, bizarre, soft, grotesque representations of women in intimate, honest moments."
An exhibition featuring the later works of Joan Mirό. Drawn entirely from the collection of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain, the exhibition features more than 50 paintings, drawings, and sculptures.
An exhibition of works by Austin-based artist Christa Blackwood. In this show, she "explores new perspectives on traditional genres and images found in landscape and portrait photography through the use of hand-pulled photogravures."
A group Exhibition featuring works by Jesse Amado, Laura Anderson Barbata, Cecilia Biagini, Nate Cassie, Aníbal Delgado, Hersúa, Cisco Jimenez, Magali Lara, Chuck Ramirez, Guillermo Santamarina, Hills Snyder, and Pilar Villela. The show "explores the gradual shift within the modern tradition of abstraction that was transformed by the peripheries in a corpus where various problems can be overwritten" and is curated by Octavio Avendano Trujillo, former Curator of Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City.
An exhibition of works from the Foundation's collection of contemporary art. This exhibition is curated by Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, an independent curator and arts writer based in Austin, Texas, and features works by 17 different artists: Terry Adkins, Chiho Aoshima, Lynda Benglis, Anne Chu, Francesco Clemente, Tracey Emin, Teresita Fernández, Antony Gormley, Arturo Herrera, Jim Hodges, Byron Kim, Surasi Kusolwong, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Catherine Opie, Gabriel Orozco, Jorge Pardo, and Miwa Yanagi.