Center for Contemporary Arts - Abilene
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“The Texas Photographic Society presents its annual International Competition, this year juried by Dr. David L. Coleman, Director of the Wittliff Collections, San Marcos, Texas,...Read More
“Through her mixed media works, Center Artist Member Kathy Robinson looks for the beauty in everyday objects, listening for the story each has to tell,...Read More
“Center Artist Members present artistic interpretations of things that divide us and things that connect us, demonstrating that sometimes the same things do both.”
An exhibition of works by artist Polly Jones. The pieces in the show highlight ordinary life’s possibilities for moments of “discovery and awakening.”
An exhibition of works by Jana S. Cross that attempt to “capture the vibrancy, the commercialism, and the changing role of women” in the mid-20th century.
An exhibition of paintings by Howard Payne University art professors Susan and David Harmon.
An exhibition of photographs by Abilene native Ellie Hamby. These photos were taken at sites from the Nabateaen culture in the Middle East.
An exhibition of paintings by Julie Denny. The works are inspired by her travels.
An exhibition of paintings, drawings, and prints by Lubbock artist Shannon Cannings.
An annual exhibition featuring the work of 12 regional photographers.
An exhibition featuring impressions of water in a variety of media by 23 artists.
An exhibition of work by 2015 graduating seniors from the HSU art department, entitled “Branded Jam Jar of Shelled Dill Zantac and Pearlized Beryllium Carbon”...Read More
A retrospective of drawings and paintings by Ruth Jackson and Esme Glenn, two original members of the figure-drawing group affectionately known as “The Dirty Draw-ers”...Read More
Collages by artist Chase Turk reflect challenges of modern society.
A retrospective celebrating the long-time collaboration of artists Russell Ellison and Linda Murray, who occupied the two largest studios at the Center for 11 years.
Photographic artist Twig Capra presents a series of new, large scale, narrative self-portraits. An Abilene native, Capra was mentored early on by artist Clint Hamilton,...Read More
Photographs from the Texas-based artist‘s “Santa Monica Sunset” series.
Calling all car enthusiasts! Abliene is showing off rare and vintage cars this weekend.
Huff displays a collection of multi-layered and textured mixed-media works while Schaefer investigates identity through the human form.
An exhibit of photographs taken in and around old Havana on a cultural exchange in 2012.
Dirty Draw-ers is a figure drawing group that has been meeting at The Center for Contemporary Arts on Monday nights for nearly 40 years. This...Read More
Beth Purcell explores the culture of rural Texas museums and the folks that run them.
How do contemporary artists address contradiction, ambiguity, and truth? The “Art in the Twenty-First Century” documentary “Paradox” explores these questions in the work of the...Read More
Adam Luther offers up large-scale acrylic paintings that are definitely worth a gander.
Work by Abilene photographer Burgess Thomas.
Video and light box installations from Dallas artist Kaleta Doolin.
Acrylic paintings by Charlie Hukill, ceramics by Tony Berry, & watercolors by Michael Massey
Juried by Michelle Dunn Marsh, associate publisher for Aperture magazine and director of Aperture West. This national competition includes work by eleven Texas photographers, including...Read More