Clamp Light Studios Call For Entries : FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA 2015

Towards Junction by Tom Turner. Courtesy photo.

Towards Junction by Tom Turner. Courtesy photo.

Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery invites artists to present lens-based work for a curated FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA 2015 exhibition, The Altered Landscape.

The Altered Landscape will consider ideas surrounding the contemporary landscape. Photographers exploring place in terms of histories, geographies and geologies, focusing on the interaction of people and environment or on environmental concerns are encouraged to apply.

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Lily Pads and Lotus Blossoms at Epitome Institute

Anita lily pad (900x675)
Epitome Institute will host a Second Saturday event, May 9, 6-9 pm, featuring Lily Pads and Lotus Blossoms by Anita ValenciaThe installation utilizes the recycled media Anita is known for, inspired by her view of the sun setting over Woodlawn Lake. Lily Pads and Lotus Blossoms runs May 9 – June 5 at Epitome Institute, 222 Roosevelt, San Antonio, Texas. Viewings are also available by appointment.

Jesse Amado: 30 Day Rx at Ruiz-Healy Art

Jesse Amado, Tablet #1, 2015. Image courtesy Ruiz-Healy Art.

Jesse Amado, Tablet #1, 2015. Image courtesy Ruiz-Healy Art.

Known for his conceptually based art practice, Amado was born in San Antonio, Texas. He received his BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin and his BFA and MFA from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Amado resided in both Texas and New York City for many years, but has now chosen to live in his hometown full time.
The works in 30 Day Rx are informed by Amado’s recent personal experience with illness and prescription drugs. Focusing on the gamut of ways that pharmaceuticals inflect our daily lives, Amado reveals the beauty, power, and consequences of living in bodies consisting of, and charged with, chemicals. Take a dose.
30 Day Rx runs from April 30 through June 6, 2015 at Ruiz-Healy Art, located at 210-A East Olmos Drive in Olmos Park. There will be a cocktail reception Thursday, April 30, 6:00-8:00 pm. An artist Talk moderated by Patty Ortiz will be held Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 1:00 pm.

Final days for Cornelia White Swann: Fugitive Color I

swannCornelia White Swann: Fugitive Color I, currently showing at French & Michigan Gallery, is closing April 25. You are welcome during regular gallery hours (Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm) to view Swann’s paintings—either for the first time, or to discover the changes that have taken place in the work over the course of the exhibition.

The second of the two-part presentation, Fugitive Color II, opens in spring 2016 and coincides with the catalogue release. The publication examines Swann’s process and concepts through curatorial and experimental essays, broader cultural investigations, and interviews with the artist.
For more information on the artist or exhibition email gallery@frenchandmichigan.com.