The Artpace Blog

14
Aug

Virtual Studio Visit with Mario Ybarra Jr.

Learn more about Fall 2009 International Artist-in-Resident Mario Ybarra Jr.in this live studio visit.  Based in Los Angeles, Ybarra creates sculptures, installations, photographs, and activist interventions as a means of examining various components of Mexican-American identity.  About the Artist  Mario Ybarra Jr. (b.1973) is a Mexican-American, conceptual artist born and raised in Los Angeles. His […]

14
Aug

Virtual Studio Visit with Sarah Fox

Learn more about Sarah Fox in this virtual studio visit. A San Antonio-based artist, Fox was our Summer 2018 exhibiting artist for our Main Space gallery. Since her Artpace exhibition, She Called Herself Olympia, Fox has shared her skills with the community through a number of embroidery and cyanotype workshops at Artpace. Fox’s multi-media narratives […]

28
Jul

Lordy Rodriguez: Maps to Abstraction

Summer 2001 Artpace resident Lordy Rodriguez modifies existing maps to create abstract compositions that turn familiar areas into mystical and imaginary places. In this activity, you will create an abstract work of art from topographic maps of cities, national parks, and landmarks. Materials Images of topographic maps (this can be a map of anywhere— San […]

21
Jul

Juana Córdova: Chronicles of Uprooting, Artist Book

During her twenty-year career, Fall 2019 Artpace Resident Juana Córdova has approached topics influenced by the places she has lived. Her work explores the role of the individual in contemporary society and its relationship with nature. Her installations and objects express concern for the environment. Inspired by Juana’s care for nature, in this activity, you […]