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David Benjamin Sherry: Earth Changes

Using tape and chalk to compose an abstracted landscape, you will create a geometric chalk mural inspired by David Benjamin Sherry’s exhibition, Earth Changes. MATERIALS Family A variety of sidewalk chalk or pastels Blue painter’s tape INSTRUCTIONS 1. GO OUTSIDE! Decide on a clean, flat sidewalk area or driveway to act as your canvas. 2. […]


Virtual Studio Visit with Mario Ybarra Jr.

Learn more about Fall 2009 International Artist-in-Resident Mario Ybarra 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]