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October 21, 2019
Andrea Muñoz Martinez, "The Way Out of Borderlandia",

This Year, 807 Artists are on the East Austin Studio Tour

A whooping 807 artists are featured on this year's East Austin Studio Tour, announced Big Medium the non-profit organization that presents the event. The 18th...
Installation view of "Andy Coolquitt: Pinto Beans" at Bale Creek Allen Gallery

Andy Coolquitt’s Latest Exhibition Adds Welcome Kink

  I want to watch a time-lapse video of Andy Coolquitt installing his current exhibition (working title: “Pinto Beans”) at Bale Creek Allen Gallery. I’m...

Nari Ward’s Poetry of Objects

  The empty strollers stand sequestered together so that they surround you on almost all sides. They are dirty and dilapidated, their sense of abandonment...
Elisabet Ney Museum

Elisabet Ney Museum a Finalist for $150,000 National Trust for Historic...

The historic studio and home sculptor Elisabet Ney has been named a finalist for the 2019 Partners in Preservation: Main Street grant, a program...
Michael Anthony García

With Layered Photographs, Michael Anthony García Builds Community

  Claudia, Yareth, Tammie, Ploy and Lucero — the names of a handful of women photographed with clothing from their personal closets by artist Michael...

KMFA Commissions a ‘Sound Garden’ from Artist Steve Parker

A grouping of cacti hooked up to contact mics and a "biosonification device." A large assemblage of salvaged brass instruments that are activated by...
Vanessa Davidson, the newly appointed Latin American curator at the Blanton Museum of Art.

Vanessa Davidson named curator of Latin American art at the Blanton...

Vanessa Davidson of the Phoenix Art Museum has been named the new curator of Latin American art at the Blanton Museum of Art. Her appointment...
Austin artist Betelhem Makonnen

Betelhem Makonnen wins $15,000 Tito’s Prize

Betelhem Makonnen is the winner of the 2019 Tito's Prize, a $15,000 award to an Austin visual artist, officials with Big Medium, the nonprofit...
“Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)”

“Triptych: Eyes of Another” is a musical meditation on the photography...

Bryce Dessner, guitarist for the indie band the National, was a Cincinnati teenager in 1990 when the city’s Contemporary Arts Center became the epicenter...
Member Alfonso Huerta carving his woodcut at the Flatbed Community Press

Flatbed opens its Community Press

The new Flatbed Center for Contemporary Printmaking — previously known as Flatbed Press & Gallery — has just opened it Flatbed Community Press. Occupying 1,500-square-feet of Flatbed's...