Saint Joseph

El Paso Museum of Art

December 2, 2012 through April 21, 2013

Saint Joseph occupies the Dorrance and Olga Roderick Gallery: Retablo Niche, part of EPMA's focused, thematic exhibitions from its retablo collection.

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? [...]