Top Five: April 19, 2018

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Thursday,  4.19.18

Reception

Arte De Mi Casa

Thursday,  4.19.18   |   7–10:30 pm
An exhibition featuring pieces from the collection of San Antonio curators Albert Gonzales and Caroline Adam.The show includes works by: Ana Hernández Jose Villalobos Paul Garsen Eddie Rios Pray X Plot Raul Gonzalez Jesus Toro Martinez Gilbert Martinez Robert Tatum Nik Soupe Elias Vieyra Rex Hausmann Hector Garza Anthony Gutierrez
San Antonio  |  Southtown Art Gallery

Saturday,  4.21.18

Performance

Christie Blizard: TRUE SPERM From the Brave Human World Tour

Saturday,  4.21.18   |   2–3 pm
As a continuation of a project began during her 2017 Artpace residency in San Antonio, Christie Blizard will perform during her exhibition at Dirty Dark Place. From the artist: "I have been studying electronic noise through analog modular synths to try to understand a larger electronic body and the libidinal power and textures of the sounds as an ulterior to systems of control."

Sunday,  4.22.18

Performance

Christie Blizard: TRUE SPERM From the Brave Human World Tour

Sunday,  4.22.18   |   2–3 pm
As a continuation of a project began during her 2017 Artpace residency in San Antonio, Christie Blizard will perform during her exhibition at Dirty Dark Place. From the artist: "I have been studying electronic noise through analog modular synths to try to understand a larger electronic body and the libidinal power and textures of the sounds as an ulterior to systems of control."

Thursday,  4.26.18

Closing

Jeff Dell: Selected Works

Thursday,  4.26.18   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition featuring screenprints by San Marcos-based artist Jeff Dell. The artist's pieces combine bright colors with trompe l'oeil effects that are inspired by space, Pop Art, and candy-like colors.
San Marcos  |  AquaBrew

Friday,  4.27.18

Closing

UTSA New Media Collective: In Relation to at Sala Diaz

Friday,  4.27.18   |   7–10 pm
An exhibition featuring site-specific, interactive, interdisciplinary installations and live performances created by the UTSA New Media Collective. "In Relation To explores the essence of the term relationship, poetically contextualized through situational aspects of time, space, ritual and the body. Eighteen artists will collaborate to produce this experiential event using live video projection, sound, performance and sculpture to aesthetically activate the space."Artists include: Alex Baldit Vero Caceres Gabriela Cuava Amari Douglin Michael Foerster Sky Guzman Edward Harris Michael Heitzman Brie Hopkins Rebekah Hurst Domeinic Jimenez Kira Knebel Derrick Massey Mark McCoin Danielle Onwuka Rosemarie Pesina Angel Sandoval Proz Taylor Karli Tirapelle Sarah Yak
San Antonio  |  Sala Diaz

Saturday,  4.28.18

Sunday,  4.29.18

Wednesday,  5.2.18

Reception

Arte De Mi Casa

Wednesday,  5.2.18   |   7–10:30 pm
An exhibition featuring pieces from the collection of San Antonio curators Albert Gonzales and Caroline Adam.The show includes works by: Ana Hernández Jose Villalobos Paul Garsen Eddie Rios Pray X Plot Raul Gonzalez Jesus Toro Martinez Gilbert Martinez Robert Tatum Nik Soupe Elias Vieyra Rex Hausmann Hector Garza Anthony Gutierrez
San Antonio  |  Southtown Art Gallery

Friday,  5.4.18

Opening

Acidwinzip: Digital Devotion

Friday,  5.4.18   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of digital works by San Antonio artist Acidwinzip. The pieces are inspired by "art history, nostalgia, and internet culture and are primarily made for the artist's Instagram account."
San Antonio  |  Flax Studio

Friday,  5.11.18

Reception

BFA Exhibition

Friday,  5.11.18   |   2–4 pm
An exhibition featuring works by graduating UTSA BFA students. Artists include:Ron Anderson Caleb Blevins Thomas Chessman Selika De Los Santos Alexis Diggs Margarita Espinoza Michael Foerster Burk Frey Belinda Fuentes Jassiel Gomez Malia Gomez Kira Knebel Jessica Kolkmeier Brian Lawson Rachel Long Robert Mata Aurelio Minesinger Jasmine Quiroz Jennichelle Robles Melissa Sanchez Isaiah Sandoval Jasmine Tennyson Nathan Valentine
San Antonio  |  UTSA Art Gallery

Who is Tim Pona?

April 6 through 21, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by "artist, musician, writer, poet, adult film star/director and world traveler," Tim Pona.
Corpus Christi |  K Space Art Studios

Zach Slough: Ain’t that America

April 5 through 21, 2018
"Zach Slough’s exhibition examines post industrial America, centered on Midwestern manufacturing communities. Slough approaches the subject using references to history and nostalgic imagery, reflecting the Midwestern ideal of craftsmanship by utilizing techniques and materials which reinforce the message of each piece. The show features works in a variety of media from watercolor to bronzes and sculpture."
San Antonio |  UTSA Terminal 136

Common Currents

February 15 through April 22, 2018
Common Currents features works by 300 artists across six San Antonio venues: Artpace San Antonio, Blue Star Contemporary Arts, the Carver Community Cultural Center, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, the Mexican Cultural Institute, and the Southwest School of Art. The exhibition is organized around the theme of the city's Tricentennial (1718-2018): each of the 300 artists is assigned a year in San Antonio's history "on which to reflect the development of their artwork." For a full list of participating artists, go here.

Leticia Bajuyo: Edge Friction

March 2 through April 27, 2018
"Edge Friction by Leticia Bajuyo is a site-specific installation of large-scale, interactive walls, ceilings, horns and tubes made primarily of CDs and DVDs. The memory discs are woven together to create a CD “fabric,” which is attached to aluminum or wooden frames to form various shapes. The shimmering structures are suspended from the ceiling, attached to false walls and wheels, or simply hung on the wall. Interactive audio elements and computer controlled lights heighten the experience. Bajuyo will present gallery talks and workshops throughout the run of the show."
Corpus Christi |  K Space Contemporary

UTSA New Media Collective: In Relation to at Sala Diaz

April 12 through 27, 2018
An exhibition featuring site-specific, interactive, interdisciplinary installations and live performances created by the UTSA New Media Collective. "In Relation To explores the essence of the term relationship, poetically contextualized through situational aspects of time, space, ritual and the body. Eighteen artists will collaborate to produce this experiential event using live video projection, sound, performance and sculpture to aesthetically activate the space."Artists include: Alex Baldit Vero Caceres Gabriela Cuava Amari Douglin Michael Foerster Sky Guzman Edward Harris Michael Heitzman Brie Hopkins Rebekah Hurst Domeinic Jimenez Kira Knebel Derrick Massey Mark McCoin Danielle Onwuka Rosemarie Pesina Angel Sandoval Proz Taylor Karli Tirapelle Sarah Yak
San Antonio |  Sala Diaz

Elana Langer: Emotional Aid Kit / Soul Revival Tent

January 20 through April 28, 2018
Emotional Aid Kit / Soul Revival Tent is an installation by New York-based artist Elana Langer. The work "is an emotional intervention in the gallery space and provides tools for integrating empathy into our collective experience of the everyday."
Lockhart |  Spellerberg Projects

St. Anthony’s Lost & Found

January 25 through April 28, 2018
"St. Anthony’s Lost & Found is a multi-genre exhibition grounded in the history of San Antonio, featuring community poems and artworks that pay tribute to both the known and lost history of San Antonio." Participating artists include Albert Alvarez, Fernando Andrade, Lisette Chavez, Joe De La Cruz, Joey Fauerso, Paul Fauerso, Barbara Felix, Ana Fernandez, Xavier Gilmore, Joe Harjo, M. Guadalupe Marmolejo, Abraham Mojica, Kristy Perez, Jose Sotelo, Hiromi Stringer, Allison Valdivia, Jose Villalobos, and Juan Zavala Castro.
San Antonio |  Culture Commons Gallery

Cande Aguilar: barrioPOP

April 6 through 28, 2018
An exhibition featuring paintings, photographs, assemblages, and music by South Texas-based artist Cande Aguilar. "Aguilar developed his distinctive artistic style he coined barrioPop by creating vibrant works that combine graffiti art, pop culture, and street phenomena deeply influenced by south Texas border culture."
San Antonio |  Presa House

Barbara Miñarro: Between Us

April 13 through 28, 2018
Between Us "is a fiber installation featuring large scale sculptures" that explore themes of migration, language, displacement, tension, confinement, repetition, and hanging.
San Antonio |  Clamp Light Studios

Los Tejanos: Chicano Art from the collection of Cheech Marin

January 12 through April 29, 2018
An exhibition featuring Chicano art from the collection of writer and entertainer Cheech Marin. The show combines works from Marin's collection with pieces from the museum's collection and will include artists Connie Arismendi, Carlos Donjuan, Gaspar Enríquez, Benito Huerta, Luis Jiménez, César A. Martínez, Joe Peña, Franco Mondini-Ruiz, Ricardo Ruiz, Teresa Ruiz, Marta Sanchez, Maricela Sanchez, and Vincent Valdez.
Corpus Christi |  Art Museum of South Texas

Common Currents

March 1 through April 29, 2018
Common Currents features works by 300 artists across six San Antonio venues: Artpace San Antonio, Blue Star Contemporary Arts, the Carver Community Cultural Center, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, the Mexican Cultural Institute, and the Southwest School of Art. The exhibition is organized around the theme of the city's Tricentennial (1718-2018): each of the 300 artists is assigned a year in San Antonio's history "on which to reflect the development of their artwork." For a full list of participating artists, go here.

Christie Blizard: TRUE SPERM From the Brave Human World Tour

April 7 through 29, 2018
As a continuation of a project began during her 2017 Artpace residency in San Antonio, Christie Blizard will perform during her exhibition at Dirty Dark Place. From the artist: "I have been studying electronic noise through analog modular synths to try to understand a larger electronic body and the libidinal power and textures of the sounds as an ulterior to systems of control."

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

Jeff Dell: Selected Works

March 1 through April 30, 2018
An exhibition featuring screenprints by San Marcos-based artist Jeff Dell. The artist's pieces combine bright colors with trompe l'oeil effects that are inspired by space, Pop Art, and candy-like colors.
San Marcos |  AquaBrew

Holly Veselka: Ancient Sunlight

April 5 through 30, 2018
"Ancient Sunlight is an installation of material experiments —chemical reactions and physical interactions of sugar, salt, and starch—by multidisciplinary artist Holly Veselka. The form and surface of these materials reference biotic solar energy storage systems, and like these systems, they react to their environment, embody entropy, and decay over time."
San Antonio |  Hello Studio

A E Mabry: Childhood Memories?

April 5 through 30, 2018
An exhibition of works by A E Mabry. The pieces draw on the artist's "Christian Baptist schooling and a fascination with horror films, creating eerie, innocent and nostalgic scenes with a smack of humor."The show is curated by Gary Sweeney.
San Antonio |  Flax Studio

Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements

April 2 through May 2, 2018
"Organized by Daniel Tucker, Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements features new works by contemporary artists and poets responding to archival materials related to the history of white people organizing in white neighborhoods, in keeping with the mandate from the Black Power movement to “organize your own” community against racism."

Raul Gonzalez: Feelin’ Like A Champ

April 6 through May 4, 2018
For Feelin’ Like A Champ, artist Raul Gonzalez will transform Revenant Gallery "into an immersive, energetic, and colorful installation, combining elements of mixed media abstract painting, video and live performances, and stencil-drawing prints." The works in the show explore concepts of achievement, drive, and winning.
San Antonio |  Revenant Gallery

Arte De Mi Casa

April 14 through May 4, 2018
An exhibition featuring pieces from the collection of San Antonio curators Albert Gonzales and Caroline Adam.The show includes works by: Ana Hernández Jose Villalobos Paul Garsen Eddie Rios Pray X Plot Raul Gonzalez Jesus Toro Martinez Gilbert Martinez Robert Tatum Nik Soupe Elias Vieyra Rex Hausmann Hector Garza Anthony Gutierrez
San Antonio |  Southtown Art Gallery

Tom Turner: Resurrection

March 10 through May 5, 2018
"Resurrection, a collection of waveform photographs, explores the representation of landscape as a way of seeing. Using topography, the photographic frame creates a trompe l’oeil, generating ambiguous, or even alien, perceptions with little or no anchorage."
San Antonio |  Dorćol Distilling Company

Something to Say: The McNay Presents 100 Years of African American Art

February 8 through May 6, 2018
An exhibition pairing works from Harriet and Harmon Kelley's collection of African American art with works from the collections of Guillermo Nicolas and Jim Foster, John and Freda Facey, and the McNay Art Museum. Something to Say is the first survey of modern and contemporary African American art to be presented at the McNay.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

30 Americans: Rubell Family Collection

February 6 through May 6, 2018
30 Americans features works by African American artists from the Rubell Family Collection in Miami, Florida. Artists in the show include Mark Bradford, Nick Cave, Robert Colescott, Glenn Ligon, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas, and Kehinde Wiley.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

Benny Andrews: Sexism

February 8 through May 6, 2018
An exhibition featuring a painting from Benny Andrews's large-scale Bicentennial series. In this work, the artist explores the oppression of women.
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

4 Texans: The Next Chapter

March 1 through May 6, 2018
"4 Texans: The Next Chapter features work by Xavier Gilmore (San Antonio), Rafael Gutierrez (San Antonio), Calvin Pressley (Philadelphia/San Antonio), and Deborah Roberts (Austin); artists who either live in or have connections to the South Texas region. They explore themes including identity, race, and appearance in varying mediums and subject matter."
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

2018 CAM Perennial Exhibition

March 22 through May 6, 2018
"The 2018 CAM Perennial pairs artists in a cross-cultural exchange between San Antonio and the Canary Islands. The artists were chosen by Canary Islands-based guest curator Adonay Bermudez for an exhibition in Artpace’s Hudson Showroom. As part of this exchange, the exhibition will travel to The Canary Islands after its conclusion as the CAM Perennial at Artpace."2018 CAM Perennial Artists San Antonio-based artists Hayfer Brea (Caracas, Venezuela, b. 1975) Barbara Miñarro (Monterrey, Mexico, b. 1989) Ethel Shipton (Laredo, Texas, b. 1963)Canary Islands-based artists Luna Bengoechea (Gran Canaria, Spain. b. 1984) Francis Naranjo (Gran Canaria, Spain. b. 1961) PSJM, Cynthia Viera & Pablo San José (Las Palmas G.C., Spain b. 1973. & Mieres, Spain, b. 1969)
San Antonio |  Artpace

Common Currents

January 18 through May 7, 2018
Common Currents features works by 300 artists across six San Antonio venues: Artpace San Antonio, Blue Star Contemporary Arts, the Carver Community Cultural Center, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, the Mexican Cultural Institute, and the Southwest School of Art. The exhibition is organized around the theme of the city's Tricentennial (1718-2018): each of the 300 artists is assigned a year in San Antonio's history "on which to reflect the development of their artwork." For a full list of participating artists, go here.
San Antonio |  Artpace

Common Currents

March 29 through May 7, 2018
Common Currents features works by 300 artists across six San Antonio venues: Artpace San Antonio, Blue Star Contemporary Arts, the Carver Community Cultural Center, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, the Mexican Cultural Institute, and the Southwest School of Art. The exhibition is organized around the theme of the city's Tricentennial (1718-2018): each of the 300 artists is assigned a year in San Antonio's history "on which to reflect the development of their artwork." For a full list of participating artists, go here.

Common Currents

February 1 through May 7, 2018
Common Currents features works by 300 artists across six San Antonio venues: Artpace San Antonio, Blue Star Contemporary Arts, the Carver Community Cultural Center, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, the Mexican Cultural Institute, and the Southwest School of Art. The exhibition is organized around the theme of the city's Tricentennial (1718-2018): each of the 300 artists is assigned a year in San Antonio's history "on which to reflect the development of their artwork." For a full list of participating artists, go here.

Michael Menchaca: Vignettes from San Antonio

March 21 through May 12, 2018
An exhibition featuring mixed-media collages, works on paper, and a wallpaper mural by Michael Menchaca. "Vignettes from San Antonio is a new series of work that is inspired by the artist's hometown. Large collage works speak to the cultural landscape of San Antonio and correspond with the city’s celebration of its tricentennial anniversary."
San Antonio |  Ruiz-Healy Art

Ben Ortiz: Signs of Their Times: Totemic Marquees and Neons of San Anto

April 13 through May 12, 2018
"In the Tricentennial exhibition, Signs of Their Times: Totemic Marquees and Neons of San Anto, photorealist painter Ben Ortiz celebrates iconic signs of San Antonio. He centers most of his images on 3-by-2-foot vertical canvases, an exception is the horizontal “Tip Top Café,” which visually links all 13 signs as revered totems."
San Antonio |  Bihl Haus Arts

Meraki

April 19 through May 12, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by Trinity University Department of Art and Art History graduating seniors. The show includes works by: Alan Aguirre, Noah Davidson, Carley Hernandez, Bonnie Kenkel, Hunter Wilkins, Angela Wilson, and Deliasofia Zacarias.

Spring 2018 Resident Artists Exhibition

March 22 through May 13, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by Artpace's 2018 artists-in-residence. Artists include: Kapwani Kiwanga (Paris, France), Rafa Esparza (Los Angeles, CA), and Carlos Rosales-Silva (Austin, TX).
San Antonio |  Artpace

Julia Curran: Recent Work

April 19 through May 31, 2018
The artist on their work: "My work is a satirical deconstruction of American pop-culture and socio-political history, and how fear and the desires to own and to control drive toxic masculinity and extreme capitalism. As an artist and printmaker I believe my job is to not only to create socially conscious art, but to work to make fine art accessible to people as a tool of self-expression."

Spain to San Antonio: Hispanic Culture on Stage

March 1 through June 10, 2018
An exhibition exploring "theatre’s fascination with the culture of San Antonio’s Spanish colonial founders." For the show, "drawings and prints from the McNay’s collection are presented along with actual stage costumes in an interactive environment."
San Antonio |  McNay Art Museum

The Other Side of the Alamo: Art Against the Myth

February 23 through July 20, 2018
"Selected Chicano/a artists are tasked with countering the mainstream myths of the Alamo’s iconic status through their traditional and non-traditional paintings, sculptures, and installation work. The Other Side of the Alamo is curated by art historian, curator and cultural worker, Ruben C. Cordova, Ph.D."

Reclaimed

March 9, 2018 through June 26, 2019
Reclaimed is an exhibition of 25 monochromatic works by contemporary female artists, including Laura Aguilar, Dorothy Cross, Judy Dater, Annette Messager, Lorraine O’Grady, Robyn O’Neil, Linda Pace, Tracey Rose, Lara Schnitger and Kiki Smith.
San Antonio |  Linda Pace Foundation
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