Upcoming Exhibitions 

 

Selfies: 50 at 50

May 8 - July 5, 2015
Russell Hill Rogers Galleries
Free and open to the public

Preview Benefit: Savor the Arts: Thursday, May 7 from 7:00 - 11:00 pm

Opening Reception: Friday, May 8 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

As the Southwest School of Art celebrates 50 years as a site for artistic creation and arts education, we invited artists who have been part of our community, whether faculty, students, studio artists, exhibiting or special guest artists, to show themselves. Come see amazing new self portraits, in all medias, that showcase the SSA’s reach in contemporary art.

Shown: James Tisdale, Relinquish (detail), 2014, clay with under-glazes and glazes

 

christopher rabb: the amazing memorable thing

May 8 - July 5, 2015
Ursuline Hall Gallery
Free and open to the public

Opening Reception: Friday, May 8 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Dynamic paintings that examine conversation and show influences from cartoons, graphic novels, MTV and pop culture art. Rabb is a San Antonio artist and arts educator for the Southwest School of Art’s Mobile Arts Program.

Shown: Rabb, Anti-Hero (detail), 2012, acrylic on canvas, 50"x30"

 

all school exhibition

July 18 - Aug. 30, 2015
Russell Hill Rogers Galleries and Ursuline Hall Gallery
Free and open to the public

Members' Preview Event: Friday, July 17

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 18 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm

The All School Exhibition 2015 showcases recent works by juried students, studio artists and adjunct faculty, participating in SSA workshops, classes and programming from Spring 2014 through Summer 2015. New works from the Teen Studio Intensive will also be exhibited.

Shown: Gary Schott, Polite Clapper, 2009, aluminum, brass, paint, doll hands, stainless steel pin stem, 3"x3"x2"

 

stephanie liner

Sept. 10 - Nov. 8, 2015
Russell Hill Rogers Gallery I
Free and open to the public

Opening Reception and Performance: Thursday, Sept. 10 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

New York artist Liner uses methods and materials traditional to the furniture and textile industries in her sculptures. The works explore connections between the human body and architecture with external shells over a hard skeleton that house internal spaces for intellect and emotion.

Shown: Mementos of a Doomed Construct, 2012, plywood, foam, Dacron, cotton, adhesive, live model

 

jayne lawrence

Sept. 10 - Nov. 8, 2015
Russell Hill Rogers Gallery Ii
Free and open to the public

Opening Reception: Thursday, Sept. 10 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

New mixed media sculptures and drawings examine identity and behavior from San Antonio artist, Lawrence. Using symbols from the human form, the insect (representing the alter ego) and architecture (representing structure and environment), the works are both beautiful and frightening.

Shown: Lawrence, Hard Shells and Soft Bodies of Aubergine and Flavescent (detail), 2014, colored pencil, 29"x27"

 

dennis smith & Friends

Nov. 19, 2015 - Jan. 24, 2016
Free and open to the public

Opening Reception: Thursday, Nov. 19 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

A retrospective exhibition, showcasing ceramic sculpture Smith created during his tenure as Chair of the Ceramics Department, is paired with works from national artists whose intellectual and creative careers have intersected with Smith and the Southwest School of Art.

Shown: Smith, Adam & Eve (detail)