Juan Luis Jardi has brought a bit of international magic realism to Austin. Paintings depicting his native Barcelona, Paris, Buenos Aires, Manhattan as well as local Austin scenes are dappled with impossibilities and wonder. A carousel appears on a deserted beach, a rhinoceros roams city streets. These works are infused with the innocence and curiosity of childhood, a real treat in today's world.... read full post »
posted on 1/11/2018
We are thrilled with the work our artists sent us for this group show. It is so fascinating to see how each interprets the idea of light. With over 30 of our artists participating, there is a wide range of subject matter. It was interesting to group work by the type of light depicted: bright, subdue... read full post »
posted on 12/6/2017
Patrick Puckett's large, bold paintings fill the gallery walls with color and energy. Each painting makes eye contact with the viewer, demanding an intense silent engagement. This show is especially lush, filled with bright pattern. As the scale is so important, it is one to see in person.... read full post »
posted on 11/10/2017
Ellen Heck has created another brilliant show. She continues to explore concepts of personal and community identity through the language of printmaking and other media. Her large scale color wheels and her intimate portraits equally impress. This is a show full of detail best viewed together.... read full post »
posted on 10/9/2017
We never really know how two-person shows will come together but wow, are we pleased with this one! John's three-dimensional pieces and Bill's encaustic works speak to each other about process, structure, and pattern. A closer look is definitely recommended as surprises lie within each.... read full post »
posted on 9/11/2017
Gordon Fowler paints the Texas Hill Country and captures what many of us find so special. It's a landscape that is not so slowly being taken over by subdivisions and cell towers. Fowler feels the need to seek out the parts that still feel like country and preserve them in our minds through paint. Th... read full post »
posted on 8/11/2017
This exhibit demonstrates Case's range and depth. Each series speaks to the other. The classical figure studies reference the lines in her fragmented landscapes and the illusion of edge in her 20/20 series. Although they are different bodies of work, they are harmoniously and clearly executed by the... read full post »
posted on 7/11/2017
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