The Artpace Blog

11
Nov

The Texas Art Education Association Visits Artpace

This past weekend, over 1800 Texas art teachers descended upon San Antonio for the annual Texas Art Education Association conference. In addition to meetings and panels at the Gonzalez Convention Center, attendees had the opportunity for hands-on workshops at offsite venues including Artpace, Blue Star Contemporary Art, The Southwest School of Art, the Briscoe Western […]

4
Nov

Meet the Associate Educator: Becca Najera

As the weather changes and the leaves fall…including those in our Artpace Window Works world, San Antonio gears up for a historically traditional yet very modern time. The beauty of our city is we always seem to embrace the new and innovative while honoring our distinct traditions. This past weekend at the Dia de los […]

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 4 at 5pm 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 […]

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 […]