The Artpace Blog

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 […]

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 […]