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


Community Through Action

UTEP Rubin Center for the Visual Arts

September 15 - December 17, 2016

"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 while documenting three main community-based art practices: community through site, service, and subject."


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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Sean Caulfield: Imagining Science

Mixed-media drawings inspired by technical scientific language by a Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Alberta.

Regina Silveira: Limits

Prominent Brazilian bug artist Regina Silveira shows an installation work in cut vinyl titled Gone Wild Reversed about man’s encroachment on nature, and a two...

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Light Lines: Jay Atherton and Cy Keener

Architects-turned-artists (art-chitects?) Jay Atherton and Cy Keener let a little daylight into UTEP’s Rubin Gallery with their installation Light Lines. Sculpted, mirrored walkways placed around...

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