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Photography: capturing and creating joy

Photography: capturing and creating joy
Lindsey Mione September 24, 2019

A photo can say a thousand words. There are so many ways to speak without speaking and one of my favorite ways is through art. I find photography to be artistic because it exemplifies different viewpoints...

Rising Artist of San Antonio: Dominique Beltran

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

Becoming San Antonio

Generations of San Antonio citizens are honored at the DreamWeek exhibit.
Alfonzo Mendoza January 23, 2019

San Antonio proudly hosts one of the most diverse week-long summits that aims to create a dialogue between different cultures and communities — DreamWeek. Many of the events include interactive art exhibits...

Femme on film

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

The moment captured

Veronica G. Carden’s work focuses on issues regarding the U.S.-Mexico border. Courtesy of 4x5 Photo Fest
Brandon Armstead November 14, 2017

Paper Tiger hosts 4x5 Photo Fest highlighting local and national photographers. On Nov. 18, 4x5 Photo Fest will return to San Antonio for its second year. This time, it will be held at the Paper Tiger. 4x5...

Behind the lens

Cantu at Local Coffee. Isabel Camacaro/The Paisano
Isabel Camacaro November 1, 2017

Janai Cantu is one of San Antonio’s most influential photographers. Her work includes shooting the lookbooks of Chiq’tique and GreyMoon Vintage, blogger Chic in the Heart of Texas and the singer Storm...

September, Frame by Frame

Rodolfo Choperena (San Antonio, TX) will be displaying his experimental abstract photography at Musical Bridges Around The World Gallery until December 31st.
Brandon Armstead September 7, 2017

On September 1, the much-anticipated photography festival Foto Septiembre returns to San Antonio, a month-long photography festival that celebrates the art of photography. Entering its 23rd year, Foto...

Spring 2017 BFA exhibitions showcase UTSA’s artists #3

Leah Feneley April 11, 2017

Nathan Hughes’ focus within the art department at UTSA is painting. “My paintings are multimedia works that I have rebranded as my own version of the 1980s’ Neo-Expressionist movement,” said Hughes. The...

San Antonio gets freaky for fetish & fashion event

Fashion show displays people tied up for BDSM.         Raquel E. Alonzo, The Paisano
Raquel E. Alonzo February 14, 2017

A room filled with adults of all shapes and sizes gathered on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Brick at Blue Star to celebrate a love for leather, rope and lace. “The Art of Fetish & Fashion,” presented...

UTSA Campus Street Style

paisano.online1 May 4, 2016

I like my art served ‘RAW’: UTSA student, Sabrina Alfaro joins special group of artists for exhibit

March 26, 2013

Courtesy of Will Tallent / The Paisano Uncooked to perfection; raw natural talent. RAW: Natural Born Artists is a non-profit organization that discovers and sponsors local talent...

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