The Artpace Blog

15
Jun

Tony Feher: Blue Painter’s Tape  

Tony Feher, 2012 Hudson Showroom artist, took advantage of everyday objects. He altered the ordinary to create inventive pieces of artwork.   In this activity, you will use tape to create a translucent window mural.  Materials  A window (any size!)  Tape (masking, painter’s, and transparent tape work best)  Scissors   Paper (notebook paper works)  Writing utensils (markers, pencils)    Instructions  Pick a window in your […]

9
Jun

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  […]

18
May

Rigoberto Luna: Composite Self-Portraits

 Rigoberto “Rigo” Luna is an artist, designer, curator, and Director and Curator of Presa House Gallery where he has curated over 30 exhibitions with a heavy focus on artists from Central and South Texas. In 2009, Rigo was a featured artist at Artpace Chalk It Up and a showcase artist at Chalk It Up 2012. […]

11
May

Juan Miguel Ramos: Drawing and Photoshop

Fall 2002 resident artist, Juan Miguel Ramos, develops multimedia projects which utilize video, photography, Sharpie® drawings, and text to question stereotypes and to suggest the nature of identity. In this activity, you will gain a basic understanding of Photoshop tools and how the program may be able to benefit your creative process. Using self-portrait contour […]