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‘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 …

Ceramic exhibition opens Friday at MSA

April 2nd, 2015

MARFA – The Marfa Studio of Arts and The Texas Commission on the Arts is pleased to present Clayers, a show of functional and non-functional ceramics by the students of Sul Ross State University.

An opening reception is 6-8pm Friday, April 3 at the studio gallery.

The show represents the relationship of student work …

‘Sweeney Todd’ opens on Sul Ross stage Saturday

March 26th, 2015

“Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” makes its Sul Ross State University theatre debut Saturday, March 28. Performances of the award-winning musical thriller, by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, will be given on Saturday-Monday, March 28-30 and Thursday-Saturday, April 2-4 in Marshall Auditorium. Performance times are 8:15 p.m. nightly, with …

Meet Alouy Martinez, a featured artist at the Presidio Art Festival

March 26th, 2015

Akira the Bender, oil on canvas by featured artist Alouy Martinez.

PRESIDIO – Local Presidio artist and writer Alouy Martinez will be one of three featured artists at this year’s Presidio Art Festival.

Martinez will exhibit his “Freak Show”—a series of paintings, writing, an

Alouy Martinez

d poetry that explores …

First bi-national forum held for Presidio and Ojinaga youth

March 26th, 2015

(photos by DIANA AGUIRRE)The bi-national student forum was held at the Presidencia Municipal in Ojinaga.


PRESIDIO/OJINAGA – For the first time ever, high school students from Presidio and Ojinaga met on Tuesday at the Ojinaga City Hall facilities for an open youth forum in conjunction with the Presidio …

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