Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Unveiling Black womanhood in art

Unveiling Black womanhood in art

Samantha Ysaguirre, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

Delita Martin is an artist currently based in Huffman, Texas. She received a BFA in drawing from Texas Southern University and an MFA in printmaking from Purdue University. Martin is known for inserting...

McNay debuts two new exhibits

McNay debuts two new exhibits

Lauren Hernandez, Contributing Writer October 11, 2022

On Oct. 6, the McNay Art Museum opened two new exhibitions — “True Believers: Benny Andrews and Deborah Roberts” and “Margarita Cabrera: Blurring Borders.” The “True Believers” exhibit displays...

Photos from the Black Cowboys: An American Story exhibit at the Witte Museum

Photos from the ‘Black Cowboys: An American Story’ exhibit at the Witte Museum

Mason Hickok, Web Editor February 23, 2022

Additional photography from the exhibit at the Witte Museum. To read the story, click here. Photos by Mason Hickok. All credit to the team from the Witte Museum.

Los Arboles Que Vieron Todo,” by Daniela Cavazos Madrigal

Review: Changing Social Discourses

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor January 28, 2020

On display from Jan. 22- Feb. 21, UTSA’s Main Art Gallery’s latest exhibition “Changing Social Discourses” is an arresting collection of personal, artistic narratives curated by UTSA faculty...

Photo Courtesy of UTSA Art Department

Defining defiance: Famous Artist’s work showcased at UTSA

Sofia Garcia November 6, 2019

Curated by David S. Rubin, Salvador Dalí's Stairway to Heaven is being displayed in UTSA’s main gallery. A welcoming aura surrounded Dalí’s exhibit despite the heavy topics, such as the dangers of...

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...

Alysha by Michael Esparza

UTSA Alumnus Michael Esparza hosts “Día los Muertos” inspired exhibit

Kirkland Luther November 2, 2018

Familiar Faces The approaching army continues to grow in size before you, as you stand on top your castle wall. They march in unison until their size quickly overwhelms you. As ruler of the kingdom, you...

“Momento No. 24” painting by Andrea Reyes

Moments of amusement, engagement and motivation

Kirkland Luther October 10, 2018

UTSA alumna Andrea Reyes focuses on being present in the moment Memento, derived from the Latin word meminisse,meaning “to remember,” is typically recognized in “memento mori” which translates...

Painting by Buentello

Deep Roots: An intersection of Borders

Rudy Sanchez October 2, 2018

A review of UTSA’s latest art exhibition The latest exhibition in the UTSA Main Arts Gallery is unapologetically human. Deep Roots: An Intersection of Borders is a candid and insightful look...

Kaldric Dow gazing at some of his works from East Side Portraits.

Shades of Brown

Ryan Thompson October 2, 2018

UTSA alumnus Kaldric Dow leads representation through his focus on skin tone It is a gloomy Saturday, but a special day for artist Kaldric Dow. It is the opening day of his exhibit, East Side Portraits,...

Courtesy of John McFadden

Manifestations from the black mirror

Devin De Leon January 31, 2018

John McFadden presents the art that lives in social media.   By combining his personal social media timeline, cell phone photography and online advertising amongst other sources, John Mcfadden...

Last year’s StreetFatale Volume I event at Movement Gallery. Photo courtesy of Carmen Peña

Femme on film

Mackenzie Dyer January 18, 2018

Lady led street photography exhibit returns to SA   Often underestimated and from different backgrounds, the women of StreetFatale have come together to share their voice and beauty through street...

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