a Model is not a Map a Home is not a House

“What do space capsules, submarines, and office buildings have in common? Each is conceived as a closed system: a self-sustaining physical environment demarcated from its surroundings by a boundary that […]

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During a visit with her family in Michigan, Jessica Halonen came across her father’s military draft records from the Vietnam War where he served as a helicopter mechanic. He never […]

Elizabeth McGrath

International Artist-in-Residence alumnus Elizabeth McGrath (born 1967) graduated from Austin College in 1989 and received her M.F.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1993. She was selected […]

Alex de León

The late Texas artist Alex de León (1959–2012) described his work as “basically a reflection of things I see and hear.” He was well known for his accessible “barrio style” […]


For her Artpace project, AM/PM, Fernandez utilized the traditional technique of fresco to create paintings that act as a window to her life and memories. Painting on non-traditional surfaces such […]

Axon Budged

Axon Budged is the culmination of a playful exploration into the concepts of balance and desire. Khalilova’s exhibition includes handmade, large-scale aluminum etchings, an “impossible” climbing wall, and wall-based assemblages […]


What was your process for creating the photographs in your exhibition? My practice is about the experience of making art rather than a process of making art. A process-based practice […]

One to Another

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 6 from 6 – 8 PM Over the last few years, hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled their homes—places like Syria, Myanmar, and El Salvador—in […]

Unnatural Urges

How do you plan to utilize the space after the exhibition opens? I will continue to work in the space after the exhibition opens and use it as a film […]


What spurred your interest in creating this new film in Marfa? Marfa is very special in the sense that attracts visitors who all come to experience the Chinati and the […]

Political Evolution

What was the origination of your Political Evolution series? When I graduated from college in 1969, the Vietnam War was raging. My boyfriend didn’t want to get drafted and I […]

LIFT: an exhibition of kites

Kite strings trace a 2,500-year trajectory through human history. Originating in ancient China, the kite spread worldwide to be used for recreation, war, communication, and atmospheric inquiry. They have risen […]