Austin Art Exhibitions





Ed Ruscha: Drum Skins 

Host: Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Dates: January 11 – July 12

Ed Ruscha: Drum Skins will debut a new body of more than a dozen round paintings made between 2017 and 2019 by the pioneering American artist known for his use of language.  The presentation features text Ruscha painted on found drumheads that he has collected over the past forty years. Informed by memories of the distinctive slang he grew up hearing in Oklahoma, the phrases consist of double and triple negatives such as “I Ain’t Telling You No Lie” and “I Never Done Nobody No Harm.”






Host: Davis Gallery, 837 West 12th Street

Dates: May 16 – August 22

Gallery Hours: By appointment only

Davis Gallery is pleased to announce a group show displaying our complete artist roster, each artists’ works arranged in vignettes.






Life is Beautiful: Andy Warhol & Mr. Brainwash

Host: Russell Collection, 1009 West 6th Street

Dates: June 23 – Ongoing

Featuring the work of Andy Warhol and Mr. Brainwash, this show creates a dialogue between two artists immersed in the world of Pop Culture.













In the Absence of Time: Jana Swec & Jonas Criscoe

Host: ICOSA Gallery, 916 Springdale Rd.

Dates: July 10 – August 8

Gallery Hours: Fridays & Saturdays, 12-6 pm or by appointment

An exhibition of new works by Jana Swec & Jonas Criscoe exploring the concept of entropy through movement, pattern, cycles & decay.




America Martin

Host: Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 West 6th Street

Dates: July 16 – August 8

Gallery Hours: By appointment only

Taking inspiration from Mid-Century Modernist masters, America’s distinctive style is underscored by the use of boldly brushed lines and punctuated bursts of color to imply tone and mood. She treats her subjects with an obvious reverence, and in a manner that captures their individuality and their dignity.




Melanie Clemmons

Host: Women & Their Work, 1710 Lavaca Street

Dates: August 8 – September 10

Based in Dallas, Melanie Clemmons is a new media artist interested in the effects of technology on society. She makes videos, net art, installations, and VR experiences. In 2018, Clemmons toured with Pussy Riot doing visuals and music videos during their first North American tour and has collaborated with Zak Loyd as Vidkidz since 2009.






Full Circle: 40 Years of Making Art 

Host: Davis Gallery, 1202 West 6th Street

Dates: September 12 – October 17

Gallery Hours: By appointment only