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Visual Arts Center

Fall 2017 Season Opening

Friday, September 22


sculpture by Larry Bamburg

Fall 2017 Vaulted Gallery Artist‑in‑Residence

Larry Bamburg: BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates

September 22 — December 9, 2017

For BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates, Bamburg pursues a process of making that is determined by an arbitrary set of rules to build a structure as tall as possible using a collection of like materials: burls, hooves and shells.  Read More

indoor space of Aeromoto non-profit book library in Mexico City

Fool’s Romance / Books from Aeromoto

September 22 — December 9, 2017

Located in Mexico City’s Colonia Juárez, the non-profit art library and community space Aeromoto provides public access to art books and small press publications from around the world. This exhibition brings over 300 artists’ books from Aeromoto’s collection to UT Austin, focusing on editions made in Mexico and Latin America.  Read More

Associated Programs

Aeromoto: In Conversation
September 22, 3:30–5pm

Aeromoto’s Zine Swap Show&Tell Party
October 19, 6–7pm

Fine Arts Library presents “Experiencing Artists’ Books”
November 7, 5:30–7:30pm

painting of road in rolling hills of Austin

American Dream

September 22 — October 20, 2017

This exhibition presents work made during a recent course taught by The New Barbizon group, a collective of Russian-born, Israeli-based artists who have returned to the tradition of plein air painting. The works by the group and their students were made at locations in Austin that they felt imparted meaning either politically, contextually or formally.  Read More

two shoes visible on colored concrete floor with red star

Kind of About Michigan

September 22 — October 20, 2017

In this exhibition of new work by Studio Art MFA candidates Marta Lee and Anika Steppe, paintings and photographs address topics around travel, leisure and place, based on their shared summer road trip to Michigan.  Read More

Associated Programs

Conversation & Cribbage
September 22, 5–6pm

charcoal drawing of human figure

Mille Otto

September 22 — October 6, 2017

Mille Otto presents work made by students participating in the Summer 2017 Learning Tuscany study abroad program in central Italy.  Read More