The Artpace Blog

4
May

Texas Sparks by Curatorial Resident Juan Canela

Juan Canela is Artpace’s Spring 2018 Curatorial Resident. Now two weeks of his residency, he has conducted studio visits with several Texas artists across the state. Read about his experiences meeting them below. Click here to learn more about Artpace’s Curatorial Residency. Before traveling, everything is expectation. I wonder about what I will find, how […]

8
Feb

Keep Artpace Cool – Continued pt 4

WATCH OUR VIDEO So you’ve heard about how the malfunctioning a/c unit has affected our Artpace employees and visitors, but what about…the art!? Taylor, our Director of Programs & Exhibitions, tells us that there have been prior issues with moisture and humidity in some of the exhibition spaces, so special humidifiers had to be brought […]

8
Feb

Keep Artpace Cool – Continued pt 3

Here is a behind the scenes shot of our current a/c unit control panel (i.e.: heating, ventilation and air conditioning)…we warned you, it’s not pretty. Charlie, one of our most valuable studio technicians, shares with us that “The HVAC control unit is very temperamental, and often shorts out during events.” When this occurs, Charlie adjusts […]

8
Feb

Keep Artpace Cool Part 2

Riley Robinson, Artpace Studio Director since 1995, looks in amazement with Comfort Air Engineering at our outdated air conditioning system. The system was certified for 15 years of operation, now 24 years later, it frequently shuts down on our hard-working staff and artists. In fact, some of the system’s parts are no longer manufactured, making […]