classifieds    contact    advertise    archives    download newspapers

Arts

UH School of Art Tapped for Collaboration; project will send UH, French graduate students to Marfa for learning, inspiration

October 13th, 2016

HOUSTON, MARFA – Mountains, immigration checkpoints and endless desert skies – an international partnership formed to spur innovation in the arts will send graduate students from the University of Houston and the École des Beaux-Arts Nantes Metropole to search for inspiration in the far West Texas outpost of Marfa.

“A change in environment stimulates new ideas,” …

Marfa Live Arts presents jazz pianist and experimental filmmaker

Marfa Live Arts presents jazz pianist and experimental filmmaker

October 13th, 2016

Musician Thollem Electric MCdonas performs in front of a film by filmmaker ACVilla.

MARFA – On Friday, October 28, Marfa Live Arts presents Silver Ochre: Who Are U.S. for a one-of-a-kind accumulative film and live music performance at the Crowley Theater. It’s the collective work of two perpetually traveling artists, musician Thollem Electric McDonas and filmmaker ACVilla.

Their …

Art exhibition at Sully Fine Arts Gallery

October 13th, 2016

ALPINE – “Incomuicado,” an exhibition of Mark Greenwalt’s artwork, will be on display through Friday, November 11 at Sul Ross State University.

The exhibition opened October 10 in the Main Gallery, Francois Fine Arts Building. Gallery hours are 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. The exhibition is free ad open to the public.

Greenwalt, who teaches at the College of the …

Museum of the Big Bend hosts ‘New Deal Murals’ exhibit October 18

Museum of the Big Bend hosts ‘New Deal Murals’ exhibit October 18

October 13th, 2016

One of the 1940s Amarillo Post Office murals.

ALPINE – “New Deal Murals: The Amarillo Competition,” an October 18 presentation by Michael Grauer, will highlight the Tom Lea Month celebration by the Museum of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University.

Grauer, associate director for Curatorial Affairs and curator of Art and Western Heritage of …

Music recital October 20 at Sul Ross

October 13th, 2016

 

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University music faculty members Dr. Donald Callen Freed, tenor; and Dr. Karrin Ford, piano, and guest artist, Guillermo Gutiérrez, will present a recital of original art songs and piano compositions Thursday, October 20, at 7:30pm in Marshall Auditorium.

The recital will be repeated at 4pm Sunday, October 23, at First Presbyterian …

Chinati celebrates third decade with unseen Donald Judd work

October 6th, 2016

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – The Chinati Foundation will celebrate its 30th annual open house weekend with an exhibition of large-scale never-before-seen Donald Judd sculpture at the foundation’s Ice Plant facility.

The two works, U Channel and V Channel, have been kept in storage for over 30 years after plans for their permanent exhibition home – …

Children’s book by Marfa author offers hope and faith

October 6th, 2016

Cinda Muench

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – Longtime Marfa resident Cinda Muench has been around horses all her life, so it’s no surprise that her second children’s book, Mustang Cody and the Winds of Change, centers around a wild mustang who transitions from the unfettered wilderness to a ranch surrounded by humankind.

The story of …

Chinati Foundation Weekend celebrates Chinati’s 30th Anniversary

October 6th, 2016

Robert Irwin

MARFA – Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend 2016, Friday–Sunday, October 7–9. Highlighting the weekend is a celebration of Chinati’s 30th Anniversary and the opening of two special exhibitions of artworks by Donald Judd.

Chinati’s entire permanent collection as well as the special exhibitions will be open to the public, free of charge, Saturday …

Sul Ross hosts Texas Association of Schools of Art conference

October 6th, 2016

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University will host the annual Texas Association of Schools of Art (TASA) Conference Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 6-8.

The event will include a series of lectures, art shows and workshops. Sul Ross faculty members Gregory Tegarden and Carol Fairlie serve as conference chair and TASA president, respectively.

The annual TASA conferences are occasions for …

Greasewood Gallery exhibits TASA juried student art show

October 6th, 2016

MARFA – The Greasewood Gallery at the Hotel Paisano is proud to host the Texas Association of Schools of Art (TASA) 12 x 12 Exhibition, an annual juried exhibit of work by university students and faculty from around the state of Texas.

An artists’ reception is from 6-8pm Friday, October 7, in conjunction with other Chinati …

about   advertise   archives   contact   download newspapers   home   subscribe