Artist to Artist Talk with Meena Matocha and Vy Ngo

The Asian American Resource Center hosts both Meena Matochas’ And the Distance Dissolves into Love and Vy Ngos’ Stranger from Home. Both artists have rediscovered art after years of working and found their artistic process as a cathartic and necessary way of living. The artists shared many similarities in their …

Stories To Tell: A Peak into Harry Ransom Centers Private Collection

Stories To Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center coincidentally marks the museums 60th anniversary as well as their 60th exhibition since opening in 2003. The Harry Ransom Center home to The University of Texas at Austin campus offers a preview into their extensive archives in order to shed light …

#txlege 101 with Stephanie Chairello Noppenberg

Stephanie Chairello Noppenberg, policy analyst by day, comedian by night. At the Jones Center Community Room in the Contemporary Austin Downtown where Noppenberg released insight to the artist community on how the Texas Legislature functions. Director of “Over the Lege” a political satire variety show, brought comedic relief to important …

Austin Curator Talk with Katie Robinson Edwards: Mentoring A Muse

Charles Umlauf a mentor for Farrah Fawcett and a muse for his traditional style sculpture, found each other in the Art Building of the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 1965. Before Farrah Fawcett Farrah embraced a hidden talent in the arts through Umlaufs’ guidance. Studying life-drawing …

Austin Art Breaks: In the Studio with Dan Sutherland

Art Alliance Austin’s Art Breaks give members an insight to artists’ studios in Austin. In the studio of Dan Sutherland is a collection of works which comment on art history alongside present theories of geometric abstraction, mid-century advertisement, graffiti, letter formation, and pictographs.   “Incremental not Executed” The process of …

Austin Art Opening with Elizabeth Chapin: Careful/Uncareful

The work was large and the walls were filled, forcing the viewer to sometimes become uncomfortably close to the work.   Painting with Psyche Elizabeth Chapin’s work embodies personality through the relationships between her models and their surroundings. Some might say objects define a person; through pattern and color, the …

United States Awards Local Austin Gallery Initiative

In recent news the Mexic-Arte Museum has been awarded for its efforts in arts education programs. The Screen It afterschool program for ages 10-17 teaches young adults the methods of screen printing alongside education on making art a possible career. Together with 11 other initiatives, the “Screen it” program will …

Austin Artist Talk with Jacqueline Humphries; Stencils and Florescence

*telephone rings* Humphries: Hello? There has been a fire… Carnival or Museum? After a devastating fire in her studio, all of her previous work had been destroyed. “Good riddance!” Humphries exclaimed. Her previous work was a burden on her creative process so she took the opportunity for a fresh start …