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

Jason Willome: The Most Absurd Stories With The Most Serious Faces
Acrylic on canvas. Photo by Robyn Castro

XIX Biennal Art Exhibition: A curation of UTSA faculty artwork

Katrina Clements September 24, 2019

XIX Biennial UTSA Art Faculty Exhibition features works across all mediums, showcasing new, seasoned and established faculty members’ art throughout the UTSA art gallery. The variety of art styles...

Zue poses happily at Jazz Fest. Photo bySofia Garcia

A different approach to jazz: 36th annual Jazz Alive Festival enlightens San Antonians

Sofia Garcia September 24, 2019

Vibrant stage setups and a relaxed ambience fused together, cultivating the scenery for The 36th Annual San Antonio Jazz Alive Festival. Travis Park served as a public space for an atmosphere comprised...

Photo by Jake Striebeck

SA art scene thriving

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...

‘Art of Consciousness’ brings community together

‘Art of Consciousness’ brings community together

Brandon Armstead April 19, 2017

On April 15, local San Antonio artists gathered at the Movement Gallery to showcase their artwork and celebrate the creative minds of those who make art. The event entitled “Art of Consciousness” was...

‘Noche Azul’ commemorates work of Diego Rivera

Raquel Zuniga April 19, 2017

“As you grow up in Mexico City, everything is about the muralists; you are in their art. All the walls are completely filled with murals. So, in a way, it felt natural to pay tribute to one of the people...

Trebla stuns art community

Trebla stuns art community

Enrique Bonilla March 1, 2017

San Antonio has seen the emergence of several DIY art spaces over the past few years. This year continues to foster and nurture this trend in San Antonio’s art scene. Treble Art Gallery held its opening...

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

San Antonio gets freaky for fetish & fashion event

Raquel E. Alonzo February 15, 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...

Enrique Bonilla, The Paisano

Art exhibit turns the ordinary into extraordinary

Enrique Bonilla February 8, 2017

Nestled in the historic Deco District of San Antonio, Mantle Art Space continues to provide a home for visual artists. Their third installment—titled “Ordinary Things”—is the work of an Irish-American...

The new feminist battlecry is painted on AP Art Lab gallery wall. Photos by Raquel E. Alonzo

Nasty Women: art coming out of their ‘wherever’

Raquel E. Alonzo January 25, 2017

During the third presidential debate on Oct. 19, 2016, Donald Trump said, “such a nasty woman,” while Hillary Clinton used her turn to speak at the podium about social security and taxes. The comment...

Common Link: Episode 5

Tania Siddiqi December 13, 2016

This week, Tania speaks with printmaker Sabrina Alfaro—owner/creator of Chingona Prints. During this segment, Sabrina discusses her role as a mentor in various youth art program around San Antonio, Texas....

Photos by Enrique Bonilla, The Paisano

Artpace hosts latest installment of International Artists-In-Residence

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...

Common Link: Episode 4

Common Link: Episode 4

Tania Siddiqi November 29, 2016

On this episode, Tania speaks to Amanda Poplawsky-- Curator of AP Art Lab. This art gallery is centered on addressing social justice issues through art. During the segment, Amanda shares the...

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