The Artpace Blog

15
Jul

San Antonio Current: San Antonio’s Artpace Extends WiFi Coverage to Help Erase the Digital Divide

Although Artpace has closed its doors due to San Antonio’s spike in COVID-19 cases, the nonprofit artist residency program has opened up its parking lot. On Tuesday, Artpace announced on Twitter and Instagram that it extended its WiFi signal across its parking lot, giving the public free access. Anyone wanting to use the network need only park in an assigned Artpace space and […]

24
Jun

San Antonio Express-News: Fiery installation by Carlos Castro Arias turns up the heat in Artpace gallery in San Antonio

Every so often, Artpace building manager Charlie Kitchen heads upstairs and sets a couple of works of art on fire. It’s nothing personal. Flames are key elements in “The Witness” and “Body,” two pieces in Carlos Castro Arias’ religion-themed exhibit “I came to set the world on fire, and I wish it were already kindled […]

8
Jun

Glasstire: Ramos, de la Torre, and Castro at Artpace San Antonio

Artpace San Antonio’s Spring Artists in Residence exhibitions opened on March 19th, after the shelter in place order, thus very few people have seen the shows in person. (This week Artpace has reopened to the public by appointment.) As is the case with most Artpace residency shows, the installation element is foregrounded in the work. The three […]

27
Apr

San Antonio Express-News: The public is the missing piece in spring artist-in-residence installations at Artpace in San Antonio

Artist Milagros de la Torre had been looking forward to watching people interact with “Recollection #1,” an array of convex mirrors hung on the wall with constellations etched into the surface. De la Torre, who is based in New York, created the piece during her spring Artpace residency. “I was looking forward to making photos […]