UTEP Rubin Center for the Visual Arts
October 12 - February 16, 2018
"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 how material itself can communicate complex and distinct narratives." This exhibition is co-curated by Kerianne Quick and Jessica Tolbert and features works by:Jessica Anderson • Lynn Batchelder • Thea Clark • Nikki Couppee • Motoko Furuhashi • Steven Gordon Holman • Alexandra Hopp • Masumi Kataoka • Joshua Kosker • Tova Lund • Sharon Massey • Jaydan Moore • Wei Lah Poh • Kerianne Quick • Kaiya Rainbolt • Yumi Janairo Roth • Jina Seo • Demitra Thomloudis • Jess Tolbert
October 12 - December 15, 2017
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 cultural dimensions of immigrants, Mexican-Americans and other communities of color in the United States and beyond, evoking conditions of displacement, longing and belonging.?
A video and sound installation by artist Erika Harrsch that is “an homage to the children who try to cross borders to start a new...Read More
A new mural by the husband and wife duo LxsDos (Christian and Ramon Cardenas)
An exhibition showcasing works of art and design created by undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Art during the 2016-2017 academic year.
An installation of Norwegian artist Lise Bjørne Linnert’s work Desconocida Unknown Ukjent. The piece employs collaborators to stitch name tags to protest the murder of women in Ciudad...Read More
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...Read More
For this exhibition, Teresa Margolles gave artist-embroiderers access to fabric that had “been marked through contact with the body of a woman, or in some cases a...Read More
A site-specific installation created by artist Zeke Peña for the Rubin Center’s atrium. In his work, Peña deals with how the US/Mexico border impacts local communities.
“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...Read More
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...Read More
An exhibition featuring art by UTEP students. The works in the show were chosen and curated by graphic design juror, Orlando Portillo of Estudio YeYe, Chihuahua City,...Read More
An exhibition exploring “the work of artists who engage in disruptive, alternative, and collective interactions with space and space technology or who appropriate and reinterpret...Read More
UTEP is 100 years old, and next year the Rubin will be 10! Come party with Gaspar Enriquez and Rachelle Thiewes and hear about plans...Read More
Rachelle Thiewes is a jeweler and metal artist based in El Paso.
An invitational poster exhibition on the theme of nationality and migration.
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...Read More
On the heels of Gaspar Enríquez: Metaphors of El Barrio at the El Paso Museum of Art this spring comes this look at the artist...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Cardona documented the destruction of the famous Calle Mariscal, just across the US/México bridge in Ciudad Juárez.
A presentation and a reception in The Campbell Bldg. at UTEP, room 234. 1101 N. Campbell St. El Paso.
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...Read More
Artists who use film and video to explore the Middle Eastern desert as a site charged with meaning. Presented in conjunction with the Desert Initiative...Read More
Mexican poet Juan Manuel Portillo presents his new chapbook, Passwords, put out by Mouthfeel Press.
Mixed-media drawings inspired by technical scientific language by a Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Alberta.
Los Angeles-based artist, Mark Bradford displays his largest painting to date, created specifically for the Rubin Center’s longest wall, at over 40 feet wide, about...Read More
Showcases recent artwork by 27 faculty of the UTEP Department of Art, curated by Gwen Chanzit, The Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the...Read More
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...Read More