The Artpace Blog


The Texas Art Education Association Visits Artpace

This past weekend, over 1800 Texas art teachers descended upon San Antonio for the annual Texas Art Education Association conference. In addition to meetings and panels at the Gonzalez Convention Center, attendees had the opportunity for hands-on workshops at offsite venues including Artpace, Blue Star Contemporary Art, The Southwest School of Art, the Briscoe Western […]


Camp Artpace Reflections by Intern Ali

During the interview for my summer      internship at Artpace, I distinctly remember learning that near the middle of the summer there would be this thing called Camp Artpace. In fact there would be Camp Artpace I and Camp Artpace II.  I was pretty excited about it, coming in with some veteran experience of my […]


Vincent Valdez and Cathy Cunningham-Little Open to a Full House

Artpace was packed with art fans last Thursday, who turned out in full force to see the opening of Vincent Valdez‘s The Strangest Fruit in Hudson (Show)Room, and Cathy Cunningham-Little‘s Within the Angles of Incidence (check out a time-lapse of Cathy’s piece on our website!). The two local artist drew a huge crowd from both San Antonio and across […]


Feats of Art-Moving Magic

Ever wonder how we get huge pieces of art into our galleries? Vincent Valdez‘s (Summer 2014 Hudson (Show)Room) exhibition, The Strangest Fruit, is made of up of larger-than-life portraits, including one huge painting measuring 8 feet by 11.5 feet. Since the piece was too large to make its way into the upstairs gallery via stairs or […]