San Antonio ART EVENTS


Ana Fernandez

UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

Last Chance - September 10, 2012 through January 19, 2013

Curated by Arturo Infante Almeida, art specialist and curator of the UTSA Art Collection, the exhibition is part of Institute's Texas Contemporary Artists Series.

Hieroglyphs, An Exhibition On Form And Language

Linda Pace Foundation

November 2, 2012 through January 25, 2013

The first exhibition by Guest Curator and Interim Program Director, Fairfax Dorn, selecting works from the Linda Pace Collection to address issues of form and language. Featured artists include George Baselitz, Forest Bess, Philip Guston, and Joan Mitchell, and contemporaries such as Trisha Donnelly, Antony Gormley, Jim Hodges, Glenn Ligon, Daniel J. Martinez, Annette Messenger, Linda Pace, Cornelia Parker, Raymond Pettibon, and Richard Tuttle.

Meet Me in the Bottoms

Blue Star Contemporary Art Center

December 6, 2012 through February 16, 2013

Justin Randolph Thompson, Bradly Dever Treadaway, Jason R. Thompson and Stefanie Nelson create a performance/installation that "addresses dismantled hierarchies through the lens of the architecture of theatre space, the propagandic [sic] employment of sound and the socio-political implications associated with the shoeshine trade."


Gravelmouth Gallery

January 12 through February 16, 2013

Printmaking ties San Antonio and Los Angeles together. LA-SA features eight artists, six brought together by Estampas de la Raza. Including works by Sonia Romero, Alex Rubio, Jaime Zacarias, César Martinez, Vincent Valdez, Oscar Magallanes, David “Shek” Vega, and Hacer.

Aphrodite and the Gods of Love

San Antonio Museum of Art

September 15, 2012 through February 17, 2013

125 works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and  seven from the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples reveal this most popular ancient goddess in her roles as instigator of sexual desire, patroness of brides, seafarers and warriors, agent of political harmony, adulterous seductress, and mother to mischievous Eros.

Art in the Garden 2012

San Antonio Botanical Garden

March 23, 2012 through March 1, 2013

Curated by British sculptor Phillip King, Art in the Garden 2012 is a 12-month exhibit that will feature a dozen sculptures by members of the Texas Sculpture Group and the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance.



January 10 through April 21, 2013

Curators Leslie Moody Castro and Mary Heathcott have brought together works that explore microcosmic moments of exchange in Mexico City's populous, bustling atmosphere.

Recents Posts

Play-a-grill, Echolocation Headphones, and PopMatrix

Artist Profile: Aisen Caro Chacin

Sensory Substitution, Devices, Perception, Alternative Displays, Bone Conduction Hearing, Parametric Sound, Tactile Visual Displays, HipHop, Gastronomy, Echolocation, Accessibility, Hardware, Physiology, Bionics, Tongue Display Unit, Electrode Vibrotactile Stimulation These are the keywords listed in Aisen Caro Chacin’s MFA thesis on sensory substitution. In the year and a half since she left Houston for The New School, [...]

Lynn took this photography on August 22, 2007--of a rufous hummingbird that annually returned to her yard for at about six years.

Birding as Art? For Sanity’s Sake: Yes

Lynn Barber lives in Rapid City, South Dakota. She has degrees in microbiology and law, and intermittently works as a patent attorney. She enjoys playing the hammer dulcimer and the concertina. She’s married to a shy guy named Dave, who holds advanced degrees in meteorology and theology. Both are members of the ACLU and are [...]

Lauren Kelley working in her studio.

Interview with Lauren Kelley

Lauren Kelley creates animated videos that often feature Barbies altered by clay and confectioner’s sugar and that evoke a complex commentary on race, youth and desire. Kelley’s works also engage materiality and the craft of making miniatures. Her show True Falsetto is currently up at Women & Their Work through January 17th. I sat down [...]

W. Eugene Smith, American (1918–1978), Dying Infant Found by American "Soldiers in Saipan, June 1944," gelatin silver print, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Will Michels in honor of Anne Wilkes Tucker. © Estate of W. Eugene Smith / Black Star

“WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY” at the MFAH: All But Death, can be Adjusted…

Draped in camouflage, bunting, or shroud, war’s singular product is death. In face after face of WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, nothing is more abundantly clear than the awful intimacy of war and death. The exhibition begs the question, is our greatest modern efficiency murder? [...]