Events by Region

Houston

Deborah Roberts: One and Many

Art Palace

October 25 - December 20, 2014

Deborah Roberts contradicts and exposes uncomfortable truths, taboos and myths about Black identity and idealized beauty, giving a contemporary voice to personal and political histories.

DFW

Mike Osborne: Monopoly

Holly Johnson Gallery

October 11 - December 20, 2014

Mike Osborne’s Monopoly translates the game board's Mondrian-like map into photographs that grapple with the Atlantic City's complicated past and present. His conversion of the game into representations of actual places is absurd but serious, a means of reflecting on the problems that have plagued many American cities over the last half-century.

Austin

Richard T. Walker: The Predicament Of Always (As It Is)

The Contemporary Austin (formerly AMOA-Arthouse) at Laguna Gloria

September 20 - January 11, 2015

British-born, San Francisco–based artist Richard T. Walker was seduced by the sublime beauty of the American West, and has spent the last six years exploring the complexities of language and human relationships amid that natural environment. Combining photography, video, performance, and large-scale installation, Walker operates in the panoramic landscape, often speaking or singing en plein air.

San Antonio

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art

McNay Art Museum

September 3 - January 4, 2015

70 paintings from the era when "avant-garde" and "plein-air" went together. Organized by the National Gallery of Art and drawn from the collections of Ailsa Mellon Bruce, her brother Paul Mellon, and others. See it now, else you'll have to stop in San Francisco, Seattle, Rome or Tokyo!

West Texas

Renoir to Remington: Impressionism to the American West

El Paso Museum of Art

September 21 - February 1, 2015

What impact did French Impressionism have on the direction of art of the American Southwest? Juxtapose French Impressionist and pre-Impressionist loaner works from the Tacoma Art Museum in Washington state with Western American examples from the El Paso collections and find out!

The Panhandle

Ulterior Motifs no. 13: The 15th Year Anniversary

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center For The Arts- LHUCA

October 3 - November 29, 2014

A whirlwind extravaganza of paintings, drawings, and shit-kicking shenanigans. The newest reincarnation of UM  lines up a statwide roster of artists, with works ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime, all capturing the heart and soul of of Contemporary Texas Life. Participating artists include:  The Art Guys, Franklin Ackerley, Bale Creek Allen, Kelly Allison, Michael Ray Charles,James Drake, Ana Fernandez, Bill Fitzgibbons, B.C. Gilbert, Wayne Gilbert, Felice House, Luis Jimenez, Daniel Johnston, Sharon Kopriva, Leigh Merrill, Rahul Mitra, Mark Ponder, Peter Saul, Hills Snyder, Gary Sweeney, Jesse “Guitar” Taylor, Bryan Wheeler, and Jeff F. Wheeler

East Texas

The Valley