The Artpace Blog

24
Jun

Artist Forum: Gabriel Martinez

Summer 2015 International Artist-in-Residence, Gabriel Martinez, answers questions about his work, his life, and his time at Artpace. Where are you from? Alamogordo, New Mexico When did you start getting interested in art? Was there a defining moment you experienced that indicated art should be your chosen path? I drew a lot as a kid. on […]

9
Jun

Welcome to the Artpace Family: Meet Curator Ian Alden Russell

Summer 2015 Guest Curator, Ian Alden Russell, answers a few questions about his life, work, and his experiences at Artpace. 1.Tell us a little bit about a typical day as a curator. A lot of curatorial work occurs through correspondence, so these days a large part of a curator’s day can be spent on email, […]

8
Jun

Food Truck Friday Community Collaboration

Join Summer 2015 International Artist-in-Residence, Wafaa Bilal, for a very special Food Truck Friday! Bilal will be conducting his community collaboration with barber, comedian, and actor, Abbas Noori Abbood, during our usual Food Truck Friday hours, 12pm-2pm. Bilal says of the project, “I think Abbas’s “Bicycle Barbershop” is an excellent opportunity for the community collaboration. […]

20
May

You[th]Pace Teen Art Council Capstone Success!

The You[th]Pace Teen Art Council is a diverse group of 15 high school students from all over San Antonio who work at Artpace to explore ways to engage youth in the community through contemporary art. Students get a first-hand perspective of the artistic process, becoming advocates for contemporary art through interactions with Artpace Artists-in-Residence as […]