Women & Their Work

Women & Their Work


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1710 Lavaca Street

Austin, TX 78701


Meg Aubrey: Surface

Women & Their Work

August 4 - September 6, 2018

"Meg Aubrey’s candy colored palette belies the loneliness, disquiet, and isolation she renders in her paintings of up-scale suburban life. Manicured lawns in tree-lined neighborhoods imply a domestic ideal of beauty and security, but Aubrey suggests that acquiring and maintaining this pristine environment exacts a heavy price. These orderly landscapes mirrored by orderly interiors offer scant comfort for the anxiety of their inhabitants."


Margaux Crump: The Lure

“For The Lure, Margaux Crump debuts a body of work that explores gender and the natural world through the lens of power relationships. Using the...

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Krista Steinke: Good Luck with the Sun

“With the sun as her subject and collaborator, Krista Steinke explores the physical and psychological impact of our greatest energy source. Her exhibition incorporates video,...

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Julie Libersat: Paved Paradise

“In Paved Paradise, Julie Libersat explores symmetry and patterns within the landscape of late capitalism. Using the shopping mall and the parking lot as formal...

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Gail Chovan: No Trace of Now Will Remain

“Inspired by the writings of Rimbaud and Victorian mourning attire, Gail Chovan gives exaggerated form to the long deceased by adorning apparitions in hyper-stylized garments...

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Denise Prince: Object Lessons

“In large paintings, photographs, performance, and a 16mm film, Denise Prince seeks to lay bare the outsized role that fantasy plays in the construction of...

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Laura Lit: Where You End and I Begin

From the gallery: “In her exhibition, Where You End and I Begin, Laura Lit creates portraits that capture the likeness, specific expression, and telling moments...

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Abby Bagby: Kingdom

An exhibition of new wearable hair sculptures by Abby Bagby. The pieces in the exhibition question “societal and personal understandings of feminism, ambition, and beauty through...

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Liz Rodda: Heat Loss

An exhibition of video works by Austin-based artist Liz Rodda. The pieces in the show source clips from YouTube and introduce voice-overs that attempt to “reframe the images...

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Calder Kamin: Plastic Planet

For Plastic Planet, Calder Kamin has created sculptures of animals using repurposed plastic bags. Additionally, through the run of the show, Kamin will lead educational programs in that...

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Ann Johnson: Converse: Real Talk

An exhibition of prints, text, and found objects by Ann Johnson. Converse: Real Talk invites audiences to discuss real issues such as issues in the town of...

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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.

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