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SA art scene thriving

Photo by Jake Striebeck

Jake Striebeck

September 18, 2019

Artpace introduces new residents for the Fall 2019 Residency Artistic creation and culture are alive and blooming in the heart of San Antonio thanks to Artpace. Located on 445 N. Main Ave, Artpace is both an open-to-the-public contemporary art exhibit and a nonprofit residency program supporting regional,...

Artpace: Common Currents 1716-1767

Artpace: Common Currents 1716-1767

Ben Shirani

February 7, 2018

Artpace is an artist founded art gallery in San Antonio, TX, known for its in-residence programs hosted three times a year with three artists each. This cycle while the in-residence Artpace artists are hard at work on their exhibits which open on March 22, 2018, the Artpace Hudson Showroom is home to the ...

Taking art to the streets

Taking art to the streets

Leah Feneley

October 19, 2017

ArtPace gives life to Houston Street with 14th annual Chalk It Up event.   Artpace–located within the downtown San Antonio area–is one of the many destinations within the city where contemporary art is flourishing. The organization is devoted to audience engagement and the communal art expe...

Sunsets and jazz standards

Rooftop Jazz from an aerial view. Photo courtesy of Artpace

Justice Lovin

August 22, 2017

Once a month, on the rooftop of Artpace in downtown San Antonio a crowd gathers for the Rooftop Jazz concert series hosted by Artpace and Trinity’s KRTU–a members only event–which continues deep into the fall semester. On June 16, Latin style jazz music played from speakers to a crowd gathered atop the ga...

Artpace in the summer

Rolando Lopez describing his work. Photos by Ben Shirani.

Ben Shirani

August 22, 2017

On May 15, guest curator Yoshua Okon’s three artists began their residency at Artpace San Antonio. One month later on July 13 Artpace hosted the three artists exhibition opening at 10:30AM at the downtown gallery on Main Ave. Yoshua Okon, a Mexico City native and Fulbright Scholar, received his ...

CAMMIE distributes awards to mark the end of CAM

A handful of awards were gifted. Enrique Bonilla, The Paisano

Enrique Bonilla

April 5, 2017

March 31 marked the end of contemporary art month or CAM as it is colloquially referred to. The month-long citywide art event focuses on local artists and attempts to spread knowledge on the growing arts community in San Antonio by helping artists spread their art to galleries beyond the city. CAM tweaked...

Professor Benjamin McVey displays work in Artpace

McVey has experience with painting, sculpting and multimedia art.
Leah Feneley, The Paisano

Leah Feneley

March 28, 2017

Artpace—located within the Downtown San Antonio area—is one of many destinations within the city where contemporary art is currently flourishing. Artpace is a contemporary art gallery and non- profit organization founded by Linda Pace in 1995. Pace has since passed away, but her visio...

Artpace holds sneak preview: the process, the journey

Artpace holds sneak preview: the process, the journey

Ryan Thompson

February 23, 2017

San Antonio’s non-profit downtown art gallery, Artpace, has begun its spring season International Artists-in-Residence program. Three artist’s - one international, one national and one Texas-based—are invited to live in San Antonio and create their own original exhibit. Halfway through the residency,...

Artpace hosts latest installment of International Artists-In-Residence

Photos by Enrique Bonilla, The Paisano

Ryan Thompson

November 30, 2016

Downtown non-profit organization Artpace continues to foster the freedom to dream with the latest installment of its International Artists-In-Residence program. Guest art curator Denise Markonish consciously selected an artist from Texas, the United States and one international artist to move to San Antonio a...

Keeping up with Artpace

Ryan Thompson

October 5, 2016

ArtPace, a downtown non-profit art organization dedicated to “Nurturing the Freedom to Dream”, presented a preview of its fall exhibit Objectives this past Thursday, Sept. 22 at its Hudson showroom. The exhibit features new and original works by artists Emily Fleisher, Jessica Halonen, Ryder Richa...

Art abounds between Artpace and Hare & Hound

March 31, 2015

After walking up the restored concrete stairs of a nearly hundred-year-old building, visitors are absorbed into Artpace’s featured pieces. Here, their eyes are overwhelmed by a large white room completely filled with contemporary prints, each displaying intriguing subject matters and having gone th...

Houston Street gets chalked

October 15, 2013

Photo Credit: Edidiong Adiakpan The color red blanketed the historic Houston Street for the annual Artpace festival, Chalk It Up, Oct. 12. Now in its tenth year, Chalk It Up has become a San Antonio tradition for families to explore contemporary art and their community. Starting at M...