The Artpace Blog

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 […]

2
Oct

Seeking Orange, Green, and Red Objects for Chalk It Up Project Inspired by Linda Pace

This year’s 10th annual Chalk It Up is quickly approaching and will not only feature chalk murals by some of San Antonio’s most talented local artists but also a variety of creative activities for children that relate to Artpace’s current Hudson (Show)Room exhibition, Localized Histories. Your help is needed to make a Kidzone project happen. Inspired […]

6
Sep

Artpace Studio Director Riley Robinson Profiled in SA Confidential

From helping Artpace artists realize bold new artworks to locating the best breakfast tacos in San Antonio, Riley Robinson shares his experience in today’s edition of mysa.com’s SA Confidential.