The Artpace Blog

5
Oct

David Benjamin Sherry: Earth Changes

Using tape and chalk to compose an abstracted landscape, you will create a geometric chalk mural inspired by David Benjamin Sherry’s exhibition, Earth Changes. MATERIALS Family A variety of sidewalk chalk or pastels Blue painter’s tape INSTRUCTIONS 1. GO OUTSIDE! Decide on a clean, flat sidewalk area or driveway to act as your canvas. 2. […]

4
Aug

Más Rudas: Brown Style

Más Rudas is a Chicana art collective based in San Antonio, TX. The group is comprised of four artists: painter Ruth Buentello, textile artist Sarah Casillo, filmmaker Kristen Gamez; and photographer Mari Hernandez. The artists utilize their individual practices to create multi-media installations that showcase their bicultural experiences. In this activity, you will create a […]

28
Jul

Lordy Rodriguez: Maps to Abstraction

Summer 2001 Artpace resident Lordy Rodriguez modifies existing maps to create abstract compositions that turn familiar areas into mystical and imaginary places. In this activity, you will create an abstract work of art from topographic maps of cities, national parks, and landmarks. Materials Images of topographic maps (this can be a map of anywhere— San […]

21
Jul

Juana Córdova: Chronicles of Uprooting, Artist Book

During her twenty-year career, Fall 2019 Artpace Resident Juana Córdova has approached topics influenced by the places she has lived. Her work explores the role of the individual in contemporary society and its relationship with nature. Her installations and objects express concern for the environment. Inspired by Juana’s care for nature, in this activity, you […]