The Artpace Blog


Pak Sheung-Chuen: Newspaper Collages 

Summer 2013 Resident Artist Pak Sheung-Chuen is a writer and artist who creates conceptual artwork that explores contradictions in the odd and uneventful events of daily life.   In this activity, you will create the front page of your own newspaper by creating a collage that combines both written and image-based components.   Materials   Paper (different kinds, different sizes; the larger, the better!)  Newspapers and magazines   Writing utensils (markers, pencils)  Scissors  […]


Make a 3D Geographic Map

Clarissa Tossin: Geographic Maps  This activity will nurture your application of research, design, and construction. You will explore two separate geographic locations that share a connection or commonality and merge them together by cutting and folding juxtaposed satellite images. This exercise will promote and develop a basic understanding of 2-dimensional materials to create a 3-dimensional form.  Materials 11” […]


Art Resources for Social Distancing

For an indoors art boost: Visit our Instagram! Browse our Exhibitions Archive for virtual galleries of all our previous exhibitions, complete with corresponding gallery notes (soon available in Spanish as well) Glasstire’s Five Minute Tours of Texas galleries. Video exhibition walkthroughs by James Kalm. The Social Distance Gallery, hosting BFA and MFA thesis shows amid the pandemic. […]


Zine-Making with Artpace

A zine (/ziːn/ ZEEN; short for magazine or fanzine) is a self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images. Zines can be made from collaging found images with added drawings and text. Zines can be whatever you want anything you want them to be about: poetry, books, movies, television shows, ART, nature, gardening, rock collecting, fashion, music, or a how to guide […]