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


Erika Harrsch: Under the Same Sky … We Dream

UTEP Rubin Center for the Visual Arts

August 10 - September 29, 2017

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 life with or without their parents, and to all the parents who dream of better opportunities and a safer life."


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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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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