Top Five: June 30, 2016

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UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Thursday,  6.30.16

Opening

Melinda Laszczynski: Party Tricks

Thursday,  6.30.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of sculptures and paintings by Houston-based artist Melinda Laszczynski. The works in the show use nontraditional materials and layers of paint to provide a sense of escapism for the viewer.
San Antonio  |  UTSA Terminal 136
Opening

Megan Solis: Christina is a Coward

Thursday,  6.30.16   |   6–10 pm
An exhibition of works by Megan Solis, Hello Studio's second resident. The works in the show draw on the "external and internal pressures to pursue and perform happiness" to explore the artist's relationship with others.
San Antonio  |  Hello Studio

Friday,  7.1.16

Opening

TERRAFORMS

Friday,  7.1.16   |   6–11 pm
A group exhibition curated by Louie Chavez, the owner and co-founder of PLAZMO Contemporary. The show is centered on ideas concerning environmental issues and the modification of atmosphere and surface topography of a planet. Featuring works by Justo Cisneros, Sergio Mata, Adriana Mendez, Ryan McKnight, Angie Riojas, and Blair Wilson.
San Antonio  |  R Gallery
On View

Megan Solis: Christina is a Coward

Friday,  7.1.16   |   6–10 pm
An exhibition of works by Megan Solis, Hello Studio's second resident. The works in the show draw on the "external and internal pressures to pursue and perform happiness" to explore the artist's relationship with others.
San Antonio  |  Hello Studio

Friday,  7.8.16

On View

Carlos Merida: Selections From the Permanent Collection

Friday,  7.8.16   |   10 am – 9 pm
An exhibition of works by artist Carlos Merida. Merida worked as an assistant to Diego Rivera and studied in Paris where he was influenced by the art of Modigliani and Picasso. He went on to be come one of Mexico's first successful abstract artists.
San Antonio  |  San Antonio Museum of Art

Saturday,  7.9.16

Opening

Lisette Chavez: Three Hail Marys, Two Our Fathers

Saturday,  7.9.16   |   7–10 pm
An exhibition of works by Lisette Chavez. The pieces in the show are inspired by Chavez's childhood growing up in a conservative Catholic family. For the show, Chavez creates an all-over installation of images that reminder her of her own history.
San Antonio  |  Provenance Gallery
Opening

Mark Anthony Martinez: White Hot

Saturday,  7.9.16   |   7–10 pm
From the gallery: "White Hot is an installation-based exhibition about one brown man’s experience within the shadow of whiteness. Mark Anthony Martinez is an Offwhite [tenuously latino, non-white, non-Black and non-affiliated indigenous], cisgender, hetero-performing, male. Through an interdisciplinary practice his work investigates how racialization can inflect a multitude of identifiers, interlocked in a complex web of society."
San Antonio  |  3rd Space Art Gallery

Sunday,  7.10.16

Thursday,  7.14.16

Performance

Artists Looking at At Art: Raul Gonzalez

Thursday,  7.14.16   |   7:30–8:30 pm
An exhibition of works by Raul Gonzalez. The artist creates works that are inspired by "popular culture, his Latino heritage, personal struggles, and creative triumphs."
San Antonio  |  McNay Art Museum

Friday,  7.22.16

Sunday,  7.24.16

Performance

Artists Looking at At Art: Raul Gonzalez

Sunday,  7.24.16   |   2–3 pm
An exhibition of works by Raul Gonzalez. The artist creates works that are inspired by "popular culture, his Latino heritage, personal struggles, and creative triumphs."
San Antonio  |  McNay Art Museum

Thursday,  8.4.16

On View

Megan Solis: Christina is a Coward

Thursday,  8.4.16   |   6–10 pm
An exhibition of works by Megan Solis, Hello Studio's second resident. The works in the show draw on the "external and internal pressures to pursue and perform happiness" to explore the artist's relationship with others.
San Antonio  |  Hello Studio

Friday,  8.5.16

On View

Megan Solis: Christina is a Coward

Friday,  8.5.16   |   6–10 pm
An exhibition of works by Megan Solis, Hello Studio's second resident. The works in the show draw on the "external and internal pressures to pursue and perform happiness" to explore the artist's relationship with others.
San Antonio  |  Hello Studio

Friday,  8.26.16

Saturday,  8.27.16

Performance

Yuliya Lanina: Not A Sad Tale

Saturday,  8.27.16   |   7–8 pm
An exhibition of paintings, mechanical sculptures, and animations by Yuliya Lanina. The artist on their work: "Once engaged, the viewer often finds evocations of the dark matter that is the underbelly of human existence - issues of loss, abuse, and death, striking a primordial balance."
San Antonio  |  Haus Collective

Friday,  11.18.16

Profiling Made Visible: The Art of Mark Anthony Martinez & Michael Martinez

June 4 through July 2, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by Mark Anthony Martinez & Michael Martinez and curated by David S. Rubin. The show features "photography, video, installation, and performance works that focus on issues relating to the widespread but rarely talked about prevalence of racism and homophobia in contemporary American society."
San Antonio |  Bihl Haus Arts

Rhys Munro: Reassembled

June 11 through July 2, 2016
An exhibition by San Antonio-based artist Rhys Munro. "Munro investigates structure and form by reworking reality and memories into geometric elements to be reassembled.  The ambiguity of her work is what is most important to her, as it allows the viewer to make his/her own interpretation."
San Antonio |  Dorćol Distilling Company

Melinda Laszczynski: Party Tricks

June 30 through July 16, 2016
An exhibition of sculptures and paintings by Houston-based artist Melinda Laszczynski. The works in the show use nontraditional materials and layers of paint to provide a sense of escapism for the viewer.
San Antonio |  UTSA Terminal 136

Linda Sheets: Lace Curtains

June 16 through July 17, 2016
An exhibition of works by Linda Sheets. The artist creates scratchboard drawings that are inspired by photographs she finds in antique stores and flea markets.
San Marcos |  Dahlia Woods Gallery

MUSE

May 12 through July 21, 2016
An exhibition connecting artists inspiring one another. Evolving from a previous exhibition at the gallery, the show includes works by Christie Blizard, Justin Boyd, Craig Dongoski, Ethan Gonzalez, Halina Haider, Benjamin McVey, Steve Reynolds, Fred Sandback, and Hiromi Stringer.
San Antonio |  Cinnabar

New Art/Arte Nuevo 2016

June 8 through July 28, 2016
An exhibition juried by Kimberly Arp, Professor Emeritus at Louisiana State University. The show is open to artists with roots in South and West Texas.Participating artists include: Laura Blair Bodden, Rachael Bower, Roberta Buckles, Rodolfo Choperena, Ashlee Collins, Celeste De Luna, Jeanne Douphrate, Gregory Elliott, Sarah Fox, Xavier Gilmore, Malia Gomez, Jiawei Gong, Brandy Gonzalez, Tommy Gregory, Rafael F. Gutierrez, Jr.,Bethany Hargrove, Michael Hubbard, Shannon Janssen, Vikky Jones, Soomin Jung, Jayne Lawrence, Sarah Joy Lewis, Nathan Mellott, Ben Ortiz, James Pace, Calvin Pressley, Andrei Renteria, Brian Row, Judy Row, Jeanie Sanders, Trish Simonite, Kristen Swartz, Blake Turner, Giovanni Valderas, and Tania Viveros.
San Antonio |  UTSA Art Gallery

Los De Abajo: Garbage As An Artistic Source

June 10 through July 29, 2016
An exhibition organized by guest curator Andrei Renteria and featuring work by John Atkins, Jason Martinez Gonzalez, and Juan De Dios Mora. The show is centered around the idea of artists transforming "unconventional and overlooked materials into beautiful objects."

TERRAFORMS

July 1 through 30, 2016
A group exhibition curated by Louie Chavez, the owner and co-founder of PLAZMO Contemporary. The show is centered on ideas concerning environmental issues and the modification of atmosphere and surface topography of a planet. Featuring works by Justo Cisneros, Sergio Mata, Adriana Mendez, Ryan McKnight, Angie Riojas, and Blair Wilson.
San Antonio |  R Gallery

Megan Solis: Christina is a Coward

June 30 through August 15, 2016
An exhibition of works by Megan Solis, Hello Studio's second resident. The works in the show draw on the "external and internal pressures to pursue and perform happiness" to explore the artist's relationship with others.
San Antonio |  Hello Studio

Mi Casa, Your Casa

June 17 through August 21, 2016
An outdoor sculpture and design installation by Mexican designers Hector Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena. The project is meant to explore "how engagement with art and design can be extended beyond the museum's walls, bringing culture to everyone."
San Antonio |  San Antonio Museum of Art

Dreamers and Realists

June 23 through August 27, 2016
A group exhibition featuring works by Jesse Amado, Andrés Ferrandis, Cisco Jímenez, Nicole Franchy, Kaela Puente, and Alejandro Augustine Padilla. The show includes artists who "address reality as a dreamer."
San Antonio |  Ruiz-Healy Art

Liz Shepherd

May 12 through August 28, 2016
An installation by sculptor and printmaker Liz Shepherd.
San Antonio |  Artpace

Ramin Samandari: Faces of Artpae

June 9 through August 28, 2016
An exhibition featuring "56 photographic portraits, representing a select group of former Artpace artists-in-residence, exhibiting artists, staff and more, all who helped shape Artpace into the dynamic organization it is today."
San Antonio |  Artpace

Yuliya Lanina: Not A Sad Tale

June 11 through September 2, 2016
An exhibition of paintings, mechanical sculptures, and animations by Yuliya Lanina. The artist on their work: "Once engaged, the viewer often finds evocations of the dark matter that is the underbelly of human existence - issues of loss, abuse, and death, striking a primordial balance."
San Antonio |  Haus Collective

Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008

May 11 through September 11, 2016
An exhibition chronicling the history of Coney Island. The show features paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, documentary and popular film clips, posters, side show banners, architectural artifacts, memorabilia, and carousel animals.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

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
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