Category 'Contemporary Art'

8
Jul

Camp Artpace Reflections by Intern Ali

During the interview for my summer      internship at Artpace, I distinctly remember learning that near the middle of the summer there would be this thing called Camp Artpace. In fact there would be Camp Artpace I and Camp Artpace II.  I was pretty excited about it, coming in with some veteran experience of my […]

15
May

Vincent Valdez and Cathy Cunningham-Little Open to a Full House

Artpace was packed with art fans last Thursday, who turned out in full force to see the opening of Vincent Valdez‘s The Strangest Fruit in Hudson (Show)Room, and Cathy Cunningham-Little‘s Within the Angles of Incidence (check out a time-lapse of Cathy’s piece on our website!). The two local artist drew a huge crowd from both San Antonio and across […]

7
May

Feats of Art-Moving Magic

Ever wonder how we get huge pieces of art into our galleries? Vincent Valdez‘s (Summer 2014 Hudson (Show)Room) exhibition, The Strangest Fruit, is made of up of larger-than-life portraits, including one huge painting measuring 8 feet by 11.5 feet. Since the piece was too large to make its way into the upstairs gallery via stairs or […]

6
May

Take a Seat on Benches Designed by Vincent Valdez

The San Antonio River Foundation has commissioned local artists to create one-of-a-kind art benches to be placed along the San Antonio River in order to create unique seating areas and a series of landmarks along the Mission Reach. Drawing on elements of Latino culture in south Texas, Vincent Valdez’s two art benches reference custom-car design […]