The Artpace Blog

24
Oct

Help Make Art Happen, Donate Pumpkins!

Fall 2014 International Artist-in-Residence, Takashi Arai, is asking for your help! We need over 50 pumpkins by November 1 to make his project a reality. Why pumpkins you ask? Prior to the Nagasaki bombing, “pumpkin bombs” (a highly explosive dummy-bomb) were used to imitate the aerial characteristics of the nuclear bomb. Forty-nine pumpkin bombs were […]

20
Oct

Artist Forum: Takashi Arai

Fall 2014 International Artist-in-Residence, Takashi Arai, answers questions about his work, his life, and his time at Artpace. Where are you from? I’m from Japan, born and based in Kawasaki, the southern neighboring city of Tokyo. When did you start getting interested in art?/ Was there a defining moment you experienced that indicated art should […]

14
Oct

Artist Forum: Anna Krachey

Fall 2014 International Artist-in-Residence, Anna Krachey, answers questions about her work, her life, and her time at Artpace. Where are you from? I was born in New Hampshire, but I grew up in Sharon, MA, just south of Boston. I moved to Austin in 2005 for graduate school at UT and have no plans to […]

1
Oct

Meet the Associate Educators: Ernesto Olivo

Associate Educator Ernesto Olivo emphasizes the importance of community outreach and Artpace Chalk It Up. Artpace Chalk It Up 2014 is right around the corner! And it is important to me as an Associate Educator to make sure we get the word out to students and their families about this great free and family-friendly event. […]