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MLA: Multi-media Motalebi show debuts in Marfa Saturday

April 23rd, 2015

Artist Sahra Motalebi moves objects around the diorama stage set for the final piece Diorama in Sounds From Untitled Skies. (photo by Minsun Sohn)

MARFA – Marfa Live Arts presents New York artist Sahra Motalebi in Sounds From Untitled Skies, a 40-minute piece for the stage at the Crowley Theater on Saturday, April …

Vermont band at Padre’s Saturday

April 23rd, 2015

Pariah Beat

Vermont-based Pariah Beat will play Saturday, April 25, bringing their old time root music with a youthful edge to Padres Marfa.

The four-piece is currently on the Stag Tour 2015, traveling to Boston, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Austin.

There’s even a night when the band will stay in the motel room where Gram …

Austin (and Marfa) musicians gig at Padre’s Friday

April 23rd, 2015

Jeff Plankenhorn, Miles Zuniga and Scrappy Jud Newcomb

The Marfa/Austin trio PMS: Plank, Scrappy, Miles will hit the Padre’s stage at 9pm Friday for a rare, one-night only performance. The group, which includes Jeff Plankenhorn of Joe Ely and Ray Wylie Hubbard’s bands, Miles Zuniga of Fastball fame, and recent Marfa transplant Scrappy …

Williams’ Master of Arts exhibit opens at Sul Ross gallery

April 23rd, 2015

Work by Mariah Williams

Simply Serene, a Master of Arts exhibition by Mariah Rose Williams, will open Monday, April 27 in the Francois Fine Arts Building at Sul Ross State University.

A reception for the artist, an Alpine native and Marfa Studio of Arts instructor, is from 5-8pm Friday, May 1.

The exhibition consists of …

‘Pastel Landscapes’ show opens Friday at Greasewood Gallery

April 23rd, 2015

Jones Canyon, Davis Mountains, the view from the Choban’s deck.

MARFA – Greasewood Gallery at the Hotel Paisano will open a new exhibit on Friday.

“Pastel Landscapes” by Nancy Choban will open with an artist’s reception from 6-8pm.

Of her artistic career, Choban says, “My journey back to painting took many years.  It was a …

5th Dersu Collective Marfa Artists Art Benefit is Friday

April 23rd, 2015

Luna Grushkus Johnson at the East Side Play park.

MARFA – The Dersu Collective hosts its 5th Annual Art Benefit, to continue supporting the development of the East Side Play park for the children of Marfa, and the Marfa Education Foundation (MEF).

The show is Friday, April 24 at the Marfa Book Company, 213 S. Dean …

Chinati’s Community Day 2015 on Sunday features screen-printed poems by area teens

April 16th, 2015

(photo courtesy CHINATI FOUNDATION)Freshman and sophomore students printed their poetry last week. This Sunday the students will present and read their work at Chinati’s annual Community Day.

MARFA – Chinati’s annual Community Day celebration takes place Sunday, April 19. This year’s event features an exhibition of screen-printed poems by area high school …

29th Museum of the Big Bend Trappings of Texas opens today

April 16th, 2015

‘Lead Them On,’ an oil on canvas, by Edgar Sotelo.

ALPINE – Works by over 70 noted Western artists will be featured at the 29th annual Trappings of Texas Western Art and Cowboy Gear Exhibit and Sale, Thursday-Saturday, April 16-18 at the Museum of the Big Bend on the Sul Ross State …

‘Notes for Fernweh’ photo and costume exhibit opens Friday

April 9th, 2015

Poster for Fernweh exhibit

MARFA – The International Women’s Foundation presents, “Notes For Fernweh,” new photography and costumes by Morrisa Maltz, opening April 10 from 6-8pm at Building 98..

Morisa Maltz is an artist and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her artwork has most recently been shown at MOCA and The Museum …

Chinati offers adult drawing class led by Ross Cashiola

April 9th, 2015

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation will host a drawing class for adults, led by Marfa-based artist Ross Cashiola.

The class begins with a two-day drawing intensive on Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3 from 10am–1pm each day, and continues with open figure drawing sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 14. All …

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