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 Curator Talk with Heather Pesanti: Habitat

The alliance between artist and curator began as a byproduct of Heather Pesantis’ quest to better understand her mothers family history originating in Poland. Where her grandparents lived before they escaped Nazi regime on S.S. Orduña, traveling to Cuba to eventually reach the United States. As a first generation American, …