March 6, 2021
Hypatia Sorunke, Adrian Armstrong and Temitope Olujobi

Carver Museum names first cohort of artists to its residency project

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The George Washington Carver Museum has named the first cohort of artists for its Small Black Museum Residency Project. Adrian Armstrong, Temitope Olujobi and Hypatia...
Deborah Roberts

Seeing and being seen: In a solo museum show Deborah Roberts...

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Deborah Roberts solo exhibition "I'm" at the Contemporary Austin was originally scheduled to open in September 2020. The pandemic changed that, like so much...
Deborah Roberts, The duty of disobedience, 2020. Mixed media collage on canvas. Artwork © Deborah Roberts. Photograph by Paul Bardagjy.

Where the Black girls are: A review of Deborah Roberts’ ‘I’m’

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It would be easy to remark on the load of references permeating through the artwork of Deborah Roberts, from Zora Neale Hurston, Glenn Ligon,...
Okay Mountain

Okay Mountain launches art sale to benefit ACLU and artist relief...

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All proceeds from the sale of 250 collaboratively-made drawings will be donated to the ACLU and to the Big Medium Artist Relief Fund

Quilt exhibition ‘Access Delayed’ celebrates African American suffragists

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Texas Folklife is launching an online exhibition of quilts that celebrate some of the noted African American suffragists who contributed to the push for...
Women and their work

Smithsonian acquires archive of Women & Their Work

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In 1985, Women & Their Work, then a nascent arts organization in a much smaller Austin, presented a performance called "Tasting the Blaze." Staged at...
Jerome Pelitera

Waiting For Takeoff: Jerome Pelitera

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A pandemic koan: if an art exhibition occurs in an empty airport, does it make a sound? Painter Jerome Pelitera has been pondering this very...
Ender Martos

At the Mexican-American Cultural Center, a virtual solo show for Ender...

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Entering 2021 still closed to the public, the city's Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center has launched a new digital exhibition. “21 (Veintiuno)'' is a...
Marcella Colavecchio

Marcella Colavecchio: This is Who I Am

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Marcella Colavecchio keeps a hairdryer in her art studio. When she paints, she paints fast — and her acrylics need to keep up. Art...
PrintAustin

Less is More: ‘The Contemporary Print: 5×5’ features less artists, but...

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Like so many recent arts events, this year’s "The Contemporary Print" exhibition is unlike previous shows. Before the pandemic, PrintAustin and Big Medium marked...

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