UTEP Rubin Center for the Visual Arts

UTEP Rubin Center for the Visual Arts


(915) 747-6151

500 West University Ave.

El Paso, TX 79968


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Labour in a Single Shot

“The conceptual framework of the project utilizes a simple constraint: each participant will produce a video from 1 to 2 minutes in length, each taken...

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UTEP Faculty Art Exhibition

An exhibition featuring works by UTEP faculty members. Artists include: Kim Bauer • Therese Bauer • Tom Birkner • Vincent Burke • Angel Cabrales •...

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Duality of Presence

“Duality of Presence brings together 19 contemporary makers united by their concern with ‘material specificity’ in their work, specifically as a way of looking at...

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George Rodriguez: Where is Our Exile?

A show of works by Seattle-based ceramist George Rodriguez. “Rodriguez is a native El Pasoan whose figurative ceramic work engages directly with the political, social and...

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LxsDos: Pásele, Pásele

A new mural by the husband and wife duo LxsDos (Christian and Ramon Cardenas)

Tangential Intimacies

A group exhibition featuring works by Haydee Alonso, Laura Bombach, Nikki Diaz, Cynthia Evans, Nabil Gonzalez, Mia Moreno and Jane Terrazas. All of the artists in...

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Community Through Action

“Community Through Action features the work of a variety of local transborder agents in the binational region of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua...

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Luis Safa: Wake Me When I'm Dead

An exhibition of works by Mexico City-based illustrator, artist, and muralist Luis Safa. His work is inspired by themes from northern Mexican history, politics, and the...

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Posters Without Borders

An invitational poster exhibition on the theme of nationality and migration.

Summer Celebration of the Arts

Public openings for the Rubin’s summer shows + art and performance from their high school summer campers. Come for the art, stay for the live...

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ArtReach Lecture: Mark Allen

The University of El Paso and The Rubin Center presents its fifth and final ArtReach Lecture with Mark Allen of LA-based Machine Project. Machine Project is a...

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Máximo Gonzalez: Magnificent Warning

Argentine-born Máximo Gonzalez uses found objects, obsessively detailed handwork, and performance-based techniques to explore the fluctuating values of both currency and raw materials in the...

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Guy Tillim: Avenue Patrice Lumumba

An exploration of broken promises of modernity and progress seen through the lens and metaphor of contemporary civic architecture. Patrice Lumumba (1925-1961) was a Congolese...

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Ivan Puig and Andres Padilla Domene: SEFT-1

Puig and Padilla Domene traveled abandoned railways throughout Mexico in a futuristic, artist-designed vehicle recording contemporary landscapes, infrastructure and inhabitants, which is then uploaded to...

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