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Woolworth Watch Day

Woolworth Watch Day

Ryan Houston-Dial, Assistant Opinion Editor February 4, 2020

The Conservation Society of San Antonio hosted a symposium, Woolworth Watch Day, on Saturday, Feb. 1. The symposium emphasized the role and history of downtown San Antonio within Alamo Plaza for Bexar...

Gambino is a two-time Emmy winner, both as an actor and a director. Photo courtesy of Roger Ho

ACL weekend two: Gambino’s last show

Alex Hanks October 16, 2019

Childish Gambino closed day two of the Austin City Limits Festival with a lengthy set on Oct. 12, playing what he emphasized was his last concert ever. Despite this being his last concert as Childish Gambino,...

“El Sueno Americano”; Cynthia Martinez.

The full range of materials

Harrison Westphall April 16, 2019

The 35th Annual Juried Student Exhibition at the UTSA Main Campus opened March 20 and concluded April 12. The exhibition featured 48 artists across various mediums—video, sculpture, painting and tapestry—and...

“Genetic Memory: Xinachtli to Xochitl,” 2018, Jake Prendez

We’re still here

Sydney Jensen March 27, 2019

The current exhibition at the Centro de Artes Gallery, “Nuestra Latinidad”, consists of artwork from four solo shows which explore identity and connection to one’s heritage and Latinx culture through...

“Fiesta Dancers” by Luis Jimenez pose outside the Student Union.

The colors painted on campus

Kaylee Benavides February 20, 2019

The city of San Antonio is known for its large art presence. While the McNay may seem like the best place to experience priceless works of art, UTSA has a collection consisting of works by high caliber...

Beltran enjoys a moment on the other side of the lens.

Rising Artist of San Antonio: Dominique Beltran

Kimiya Factory February 13, 2019

Dominique Beltran, 23, is a native to Brownsville, Texas. After moving to San Antonio at the age of 10, the culture of the city inspired the work Beltran does by capturing everything from Latinx culture...

The muffler family welcomes guests.

Popping off

Alfonzo Mendoza February 6, 2019

Brownsville native Cande Aguilar is revolutionizing the meaning of cultural imagery in the world of modern art. His work, displayed at the McNay Museum of Art, is part of his barrioPOP art collection that...

Coleman, Alex S. “The Wangeteur”, 2017

Art activating a conversation

Rudy Sanchez January 30, 2019

Currently on display in the UTSA Main Art Gallery, “ACTIVATE” is the latest exhibition hosted by the Department of Art and Art History. Curated by assistant professor of art, Humberto Saenz, the exhibition...

Brenda Pina stands on the other side of the lens.

Capturing the good, the bad and the truth

Mark Joseph Leon January 30, 2019

Brenda Pina, 30, is a photographer for San Antonio Magazine and was invited to speak at one of DreamWeek’s DreamHour Speaker Series. “You make [art] for yourself until you decide to share it with the...

Jessica Just

Getting intimate with Eden Collins

Katrina Clements November 30, 2018

In her studio at the Sculpture and Ceramics Graduate Studio building, Eden Collins sits at her desk which is covered in molds of butt plugs and vibrators for a series in progress. Her studio, filled with...

Luminaria

11th annual Luminaria Arts Festival: a preview of the beloved San Antonio event

Rudy Sanchez November 7, 2018

In 2008, a city initiative rolled out that created a nocturnal, multigenre arts festival to illuminate downtown San Antonio. Today, the Luminaria Arts Festival is a non-profit organization committed to...

Anita Finger, The Bathtub Drag Queen

UTSA graduate student Eden Collins presents her MFA thesis: Sometimes I Play With Myself

Katrina Clements November 7, 2018

The way we present ourselves to the world is completely our choice, and to appear calm, collected and professional is what many strive to be perceived as on their route to success. But what about the traits...

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