Women & Their Work

Women & Their Work


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1710 Lavaca Street

Austin, TX 78701


Alyssa Taylor Wendt: Compartments of Desire

Women & Their Work

November 19 - January 14, 2016

Work by Alyssa Taylor Wendt that explores "the nature of desire and the symbiotic relationship between the person as a subject of longing and the yearning we project upon objects as symbols of aspiration and meaning."


Abhidnya Ghuge: Paper Plate Perspicacity

An exhibition of works by Abhidnya Ghuge. Manipulating henna patterning, Ghuge transforms woodblock prints into structures that immerse and consume the viewer.

Kira Lynn Harris: Glittering Dystopias

An exhibition of new, site specific drawings and installations by New York-based artist Kira Lynn Harris examining visual representations of the city in contemporary culture.

Hollis Hammonds: Blanket of Fog

An exhibition of drawings and found object installations by artist Hollis Hammonds–accumulations of imagery comprising both reconstructed personal memory and manufactured fantasy.

Nancy Schiesari: Canine Soldiers

A sneak preview screening of Canine Soldiers, a powerful documentary that explores the intimate bond between soldier handlers and their military working dogs. Limited seating,...

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Akiko Kotani: Soft Walls

Akiko Kotani is a Hawaii native who is currently based in Pittsburg, where her delicate installations won her the Artist of the Year award at...

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Leslie Wilkes: Optic Verve

Wilkes’s geometric paintings are based on graphic design patterns from the 1960’s. Her use of symmetrical arrangements and unexpected color combinations create simulations of kaleidoscopic...

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Kelly O'Connor: Last Resort

O’Connor appropriates idealized American landscapes to suggest how nostalgia, fantasy, and pop culture influence our perceptions. A huge, geodesic dome will create a surreal cave...

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Wendy Wagner: Look to the Left

Wendy Wagner creates a distinctive make-believe “Wendy World” world using painting, drawing, ceramic, soft sculpture and animation, embracing youthful innocence.

Lauren Kelley: True Falsetto

Lauren Kelley’s absurd, jittery and endearing animated narratives tinkering with ideals of youth, race and place.

Collector's Panel Discussion and Art Talk

A happy hour and panel discussion with art collectors Becky Beaver, Gilberto Cardenas, and Mary Evelyn Daughety, who will share their passion for art.

Ann Wood: Violent Delights

Sculptural animals are frozen in a moment of ultimate humiliation, covered with what appears to be frosting, flowers, and bows.

jpg jam

An entertaining look at the art of our time. 4 artists – 15 minutes each: Sally Weber, Ben Aqua, Terri Thomas, and Hector Hernandez.

Laurie Frick: Quantify Me

Frick hand-builds rhythmic works and installations from modest materials that stimulate the neural processing of memory. Recycled cardboard, hand towels, junk mail, gallery cards, old...

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Jasmyne Graybill: Home Sweet Home

Graybill invents and sculpts fictional organisms that graft onto manufactured domestic objects and infest the nooks and crannies of their “host” architectural spaces.

Lauren Woods: Notes of a Native Daughter

Part historian, part archivist, part sociologist, Lauren Woods collects “videographic texts,” using snippets from Hollywood cinema, pop culture, and history to comment on race, gender,...

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Lupita Murillo Tinnen: American DREAM

Women & Their Work presents the exhibition American DREAM, which explores the Mexican immigrant and undocumented community through photography by Lupita Murillo Tinnen. In this...

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Virginia Yount: Unsustainable Attainment

Women and Their Work present Austin based artist Virginia Yount in the exhibition Unsustainable Attainment. Through her paintings, collages, and sculptures, Yount depicts a near-future...

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Karen Mahaffy: Persistence of Moment

Karen Mahaffy creates video, sculptural and drawn works in her new exhibition, Persistence of Moment, at Women and Their Work. Mahaffy’s ephemeral time-based video works...

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The Mona Lisa Project

Women and Their Work presents a panel and public discussion on The Mona Lisa Project by photographer Rino Pizzi. Pizzi and artists Connie Arismendi, Ellen...

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