San Antonio Library to Host Pop-up Gallery

by Lucia Simek May 5, 2014
Martha Hughes Timelapse Marfa Series (0582 - Austin Window, 1980) 2006, Acrylic on panel 3 panels: 9 x 12 inches, each

Martha Hughes, Timelapse Marfa Series (0582 – Austin Window, 1980), 2006, Acrylic on panel, 3 panels: 9 x 12 inches each

As the Texas summer barrels down on us, Octavia Art Gallery has announced it will host a pop-up art show about the season, in collaboration with curator Alice Carrington Foultz, at the historic Roosevelt Library in San Antonio. The show is called Summer Solstice and it brings together work from artists represented by Octavia Gallery as well as work by local San Antonio artists. “Each of these works conveys some aspect of light or shade,” said Foultz. “These artists have captured the stillness of hot summer afternoons or the coolness of swimming pools, green golf courses, and forest canopies. Abstractions of blue water also find their way into the mix.”

The show will feature paintings and sculptures by Wayne Amedee, Waddy Armstrong, Jerry Cabrera, Rudy Choperena, Caio Fonseca, Meghan Gerety, Alex Hernandez Dueñas, Martha Hughes, Jorge Pardo, Regina Scully and Eliza Thomas.

It runs from May 13 through August 13.
311 Roosevelt Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78210
Opening reception: Tuesday, May 13, from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

Also of note, the New Orleans-based Octavia Gallery recently opened up a space in Houston.


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