Home in San Antone: Artists Teaching in San Antonio Art Schools is the second in a series of exhibitions sponsored by the Beeville museum, focusing on art educators across the state. The first exhibition highlighted the work of artists working and teaching in Houston. Ken Little, curator of the exhibition and professor of fine arts at the University of Texas at San Antonio, said, “We’re honored to be included in the Beeville Artists in Academics series and look forward to presenting the work of our talented San Antonio artists to the rest of the state.”
The exhibition Home in San Antone: Artists Teaching in San Antonio Art Schools, features works by approximately 20 artists working and teaching in San Antonio, and includes painting, print, drawing, watercolor, photography, video and sculpture. The exhibition opening is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, from 12 to 2 p.m., and is open to the public free of charge. Many of the artists will be in attendance and available to talk about their work.
Artists featured in the exhibition include Ricky Armendariz, Susan Budge, Nate Cassie, Judith Cottrell, Ovidio Giberga, Buster Graybill, Jasmyne Graybill, Mark Hansen, Mark Hogensen, Connie Lowe, Karen Mahaffy, Rick Martinez, Michele Monseau, Cruz Ortiz, Katie Pell, Juan Ramos, Libby Rowe, Chris Sauter, Randall Wallace and Lloyd Walsh.
The Beeville Art Museum, created and operated by the Joe Barnhart Foundation, is first and foremost a teaching museum, providing cultural and educational opportunities for the citizens of Bee County and surrounding areas. Cited by Texas Monthly magazine as one of the “great small towns for art,” Beeville is home to one of the most ambitious art and education programs in Texas. In addition to exhibiting some of Texas’ renowned artists, as well as selections from private collections and major museums across the state, the Beeville Art Museum provides docent-led tours and art classes for children and adults, workshops for Beeville educators at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and story time programs connecting art and literature, in both English and Spanish.
The Beeville Art Museum, 401 E. Fannin St., is open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. To contact the museum, call 358-8615 or visit our website at www.bamtexas.org.