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” […]

AM/PM

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 […]

Peripatetic

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 […]

BEYOND THE LAND OF MINIMAL POSSESSION

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 […]