Alumni curate and participate in Gently Fried: An Exhibition in Three Parts
Tue. May 5, 2015
Los Outsiders curatorial collective presents Gently Fried: An Exhibition in Three Parts. The collective includes: Jaime Salvador Castillo (BFA in Studio Art, 2005), Michael Anthony García, Robert Jackson Harrington, and Hector Hernandez.
From the press release:
At its heart, "Gently Fried" is about the rapidly changing face of Austin and the voices that are transformed by its growth. Los Outsiders aim to foster a dialogue within the city and its art scene, to both activate voices that are part of an essential conversation and start a creative cross pollination in the scene in Austin.The main themes explored in the exhibition are change, relationships, house/home, and community.
The exhibition will be on view April 18 – June 13, 2015 and a symposium will take place on May 23, 2015.
Alumni presenting work in the exhibition include Jill Bedgood (MFA in Studio Art, 1983); Candace Briceno (BFA in Visual Art Studies, 1994); Susi Brister (BA in Studio Art, 2001); Megan Stroech (BFA in Studio Art, 2008); and James Huizar (BFA in Studio Art, 2007) and Claudia Zapata (BA and MA in Art History, 2005/2009) of Puro Chingon Collective.
Melissa Murray presents work at Not Gallery
Sat. May 2, 2015
Alumna Melissa Murray (BFA in Studio Art, 2012) presents new work in a solo exhibition, Sub, at Not Gallery. The exhibition opens May 2, 2015.
Natalie Anciso participates in group exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art
Mon. May 4, 2015
Natalie Anciso (BA in Studio Art, 2008) exhibits work in The House on Mango Street: Artists Interpret Community at the National Museum of Mexican Art. The exhibition will be on view April 17 – August 23, 2015.
Leslie Moody Castro, curator-in-residence, at CentralTrak presents I Should Have Been a Pop Star
Fri. May 1, 2015
Leslie Moody Castro (MA in Art Education, 2010) presents I Should Have Been a Pop Star: Evaluating Value as curator-in-residence at CentralTrak. Castro's residency will take place April 18 – May 16, 2015.
The press release states:
The exhibition will exist within the conceptual framework of a series of articles in The Dallas Observer titled "I Should Have Been a Pop Star: Evaluating Value." In these weekly articles she will reveal her own struggles with value in the industry, as well as interview pertinent characters and voices that can offer insights into visual culture and how it is valued.
Alumna Rachel Simone Weil collaborates with Rhizome
Fri. April 24, 2015
Founder of FEMICOM Museum, Rachel Simone Weil (MFA in Design, 2014) works with Rhizome to preserve work by Theresa Duncan. The project and work was featured in artnet news.