The Paisano

Encapsulating the here and now

All photos by Aurelio Minesiger/The Paisano

Aurelio Minesinger

March 27, 2018

On the importance of contemporary art as Contemporary Art Month ends.   Questions. Our sentience is defined by our questions and self-awareness. As a species, we are the product of millions of years of genetic information being mixed around to form a new recipe for life every new generation...

Visiones de Marzo en San Anto

Courtesy of Aurelio Minesinger

Aurelio Minesinger

February 28, 2018

Museums and galleries of San Antonio celebrate Contemporary Art Month by showcasing works from Texas artists. Contemporary Art Month (CAM) will begin with a group exhibition of San Antonio artists whose work will collectively create a new audio-visual experience in the octagonal room immediately to...

FF: The art lover’s guide to February’s first friday.

Ana Hernandez Burwell in her studio. Aurelio Minesinger/The Paisano

Aurelio Minesinger

January 31, 2018

If on Feb. 2 you find yourself weaving through the bustling crowds of Blue Star complex or along the crowded sidewalks of South Presa and South St. Mary’s, you will come across some very unique galleries and art openings that will be celebrating San Antonio’s Tricentennial. The First Friday of...

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...

Art students ‘WOW!’ SA

“Leo” by Jasmine & Amanda Barillos.  Photos by Raquel Alonzo

Raquel E. Alonzo

March 8, 2017

On Thursday Mar. 2, CAM WOW! stunned art-goers at Brick with their installations just in time for Contemporary Art Month. UTSA assistant professor Mark McCoin’s class of advanced new media art program students put together the show and WOWed audience members. The class showed off their interdisciplinary...

Contemporary Art Month kicks off with art, drinks and music

March 5, 2013

Courtesy of Mark Zavala / The Paisano On Thursday Feb 28., Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum launched Contemporary Art Month with the CAM Kick-off.The event began with a ribbon-cutting that opened the newest installment at the Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum to the public. The gall...

CAM event calendar

February 26, 2013

Contemporary Art Month (CAM) is an annual event that takes place every March to showcase San Antonio artists, curators and performers. Contemporary Art Month helps promote San Antonio contemporary art and artists with a celebration during the month of March. Many venues and galleries host special even...