Department of Art and Art History News

Xochi Solis featured by Little Paper Planes

Fri. June 13, 2014

Colored pieces of paper and paint collaged
Courtesy of the artist

Xochi Solis (B.F.A. Studio Art, 2005) describes her process and inspiration on Little Paper Planes. Additionally, select works will be available at the LPP shop.

Mike Osborne publishes "Floating Island"

Fri. June 13, 2014

Mountain that appears to be floating above horizon
Courtesy of the artist

Mike Osborne's (M.F.A. Studio Art, 2006) book, Floating Island, has been published through Daylight Books. The tome chronicles his documentation of a phenomenon at the Bonneville Salt Flats which causes a small mountain to appear as if it were floating above the horizon. Osborne presented the book, project, and an exhibition at the completion of his 2012 residency at Artpace.

Jamie Panzer installation in Boggy Creek Greenbelt

Tue. June 10, 2014

Sculptures made from pieces of wood glued together in a field
Photo courtesy of the artist

Jamie Panzer (M.F.A. Studio Art, 1993) has installed Binary Branch in the Boggy Creek Greenbelt as part of the City of Austin's Tempo program. The work will be on display through July. Binary Branch is an ongoing series by Panzer, more examples of the work are available on his website.

On Friday, June 27, Panzer will host a viewing at 7 pm until dark. Binary Branch has continued to grow since its installation in February and will continue to grown until its final day. A closing reception will be held on Wednesday, July 30. Viewers are invited to watch Panzer cut the installation down in sections.

Barry Stone included in "Frameshift" at Denny Gallery

Tue. June 10, 2014

Digitally altered photograph of flower bouquet
Barry Stone, Bouquet 3487_1, 2013, archival inkjet print, 35 7/8" x 23 7/8." Courtesy of Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery

Barry Stone (M.F.A. Studio Art, 2001) presents work in Frameshift, an exhibition curated by useful pictures. The exhibition opens Thursday, June 12, and continues through July 20 at Denny Gallery (New York, N.Y.). A gallery talk will occur at 3 p.m. on June 14.

Leslie Mutchler interviewed about interactive project

Mon. June 9, 2014

modular art making stations in gallery
Photo by Deborah Cannon for Austin360

Next time you visit the Blanton Museum of Art, experience the WorkLAB Satellites! Designed and constructed by Professor Leslie Mutchler, these stations allow visitors to make artwork. Learn more about Mutchler's process and ideas in an interview with the artist conducted by the Blanton Museum.