The Contemporary Austin Presents New Outdoor Artwork, Little Man, Little Man by Deborah Roberts at the Jones Center on Congress Avenue
September 18, 2020
The Contemporary Austin Announces Tarek Atoui as the winner of the 2020 Suzanne Deal Booth / Flag Art Foundation Prize
August 7, 2020
The Contemporary Austin’s Upcoming Exhibition Deborah Roberts: I’m Receives 2020 Art Works Award from the National Endowment for the Arts
The Contemporary Austin announces that it has received a grant of $35,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the upcoming exhibition Deborah Roberts: I’m, opening at the museum’s downtown Jones Center location on January 23, 2021.
June 10, 2020
Puckett has already gained a reputation locally for his large-scale oil figure paintings that frequently incorporate vibrant colors, as well as Southern and tropical imagery.
Kristen Finan / The Austin-American Statesman / May 29, 2020
Women & Their Work is pleased to announce the artists selected for our 2020-2021 solo exhibition series. Chosen from a recent call for entries, these 8 artists were selected from a field of nearly 300 entries sent in from across the state. Each artist will create a new body of work for her exhibition. Artists chosen: Alexandra Robinson, Ariel René Jackson, Janelle Esparza, Lindy Chambers, Melanie Clemmons, Rachel Wolfson Smith, Rehab El Sadek, Steef Crombach.
February 20, 2020
In this solo exhibition, the artist invites us to take a walk with her down memory lane
Cat McCarrey / The Austin Chronicle / February 14, 2020
In partnership, Big Medium and The LINE Austin are proud to announce the recipients of The LINE Residency 2020. Chosen by a curatorial panel from both Big Medium and The LINE Austin, five local artists have been selected to take part in the second edition of the program, which will run from March through December of this year. Artists chosen for this year’s residency are Brooke Burnside, Alie Jackson, Natalia Rocafuerte, Saul Jerome San Juan, and Suzanne Wyss.
February 13, 2020
At ICOSA Collective, an exhibition spotlights the work hobbyists and crafters
Erin Keever / Sight Lines Magazine / February 6, 2020
You can now apply for the Thirsty Planet EAST Artist Series 2020, a program produced by Big Medium in partnership with Thirsty Planet Brewing Co. In collaboration with a Thirsty Planet brewer, one Austin based artist will create a concept beer based on their work as well as create artwork for the packaging and bottle label. This seasonal beer will launch and be widely available in retail locations across Austin during the East Austin Studio Tour. Applications will be accepted from February 11 through March 17, 2020.
To go or not to go: That’s ultimately a stupid question
Wayne Alan Brenner / The Austin Chronicle / January 24, 2020
In a solo exhibition at Grayduck Gallery, Ana Esteve Llorens constructs an open-ended narrative through craft techniques and industrial processes
Mary K. Cantrell / Sight Lines Magazine / January 23, 2020
2020 Open Call at Ao5 Gallery
Ao5 Gallery is accepting Texas artist submissions now through Monday, February 17th for an upcoming group exhibition to be held this spring during the WEST Austin Studio Tour.
It’s a body of work, but the anatomy isn’t necessarily of this Earth
Wayne Alan Brenner / The Austin Chronicle / January 3, 2020
This ambitious exhibition reveals inquiring anthropologists within today’s artists
Robert Faires / The Austin Chronicle / January 3, 2020
Art is, we’ll insist, transcendent when its foundation is skill and passion
Wayne Alan Brenner / The Austin Chronicle / December 27, 2019
This Portland artist’s images of nature transmogrified are a perfect antidote to holiday overcheer
Wayne Alan Brenner / The Austin Chronicle / December 6, 2019
The 2020 Texas Biennial Open Call is open to artists currently living and/or working in Texas, Texas natives/expats working anywhere in the world, and artists who have produced significant work in Texas over the last three years. Artists working in any media or discipline may apply online from December 2, 2019 – February 7, 2020.
THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN ANNOUNCES A MAJOR SCULPTURE BY SPANISH ARTIST JUAN MUÑOZ, NOW ON VIEW AT ITS LAGUNA GLORIA SCULPTURE PARK
Muñoz’s bronze work Last Conversation Piece, 1994–1995, is an ongoing loan from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Now accepting Exhibit Proposals for the 2021 Gallery Season!
The JCB Gallery celebrates a wide array of artists with diverse practices and strives to promote the livelihood of Austin’s vital art culture by offering as many opportunities as possible to both emerging and established local artists. The submission process includes an Artist Statement, display information, and images.
The deadline to submit has been extended to February 16, 2020!
The artist illuminates our world’s defining shadows with an oil-based glow
Wayne Alan Brenner / The Austin Chronicle / October 18, 2019
“Secure the Perimeter” at grayDUCK Gallery asks, “What if the outside force is an inside job?”
Barbara Purcell / The Austin Chronicle / October 4, 2019
Vintage hood ornaments are reimagined as sculptures that expose the historically distorted treatment of women’s bodies
Robert Faires / The Austin Chronicle / August 23, 2019
Some people take things apart. Others put them together. Then there are those who make rarified art by doing both.
Michael Barnes / Austin American-Statesman / August 14, 2019
The artist explores his indigenous roots and American identity in this solo exhibition
Barbara Purcell / The Austin Chronicle / August 9, 2019
Glasstire’s Live Podcast “On Location at Satellite Art Show”
Watch the full episode here.
Brandon Zech & Jill Schroeder / Glasstire / March 19, 2019
“The (art) here consists of one of those singular self-portraits separated into six works, realizing in sculptures his intense focus on eyes, pores, teeth, jaw. It’s work that is almost guaranteed to get under your skin, just as it does Ingram’s.”
Robert Faires / Austin Chronicle / November 9, 2018
“The more Ian Ingram explores the intimacy of the self-portrait the more he finds within and beyond the self.”
JOHN O” HERN / American Art Collector / November 2018
The exhibition puts on view a treasure trove of images that have been in hiding for too long in the museum’s collections
MELANY JEAN / Austin Chronicle / February 9, 2018
The prints by this renowned Texas artist are like portals to other world, revealing rapturous visions and terrifying cosmic disturbances
MELANY JEAN / Austin Chronicle / February 2, 2018
The two printmakers take familiar signage from rural roads and the small-town South and flatten them into one another
MELANY JEAN / Austin Chronicle / January 19, 2018
Cande Aguilar, Jorge Purón, and Mauricio Sáenz challenge what we see through shifts in scale and proportion
MELANY JEAN / Austin Chronicle / January 12, 2018
Block’s ceramic monster-faced jugs with crooked teeth and varminty eyes are indeed odd but also colorful and delightful
WAYNE ALAN BRENNER / Austin Chronicle / December 29, 2017
This solo exhibition shows the photographer in pursuit of whatever unseen cosmic force animates us
ROBERT FAIRES / Austin Chronicle / December 29, 2017
The artist creates some genuinely geeky-cool stuff in this show that’s smart, funny, and fresh in its treatment of tech
MELANY JEAN / Austin Chronicle / December 15, 2017
Taking in all the varieties of gold in this polished group show is akin to basking in sunlight on a bleak winter’s day
MELANY JEAN / Austin Chronicle / December 8, 2017