Tropical butterflies displayed in plexiboxes designed by G.W. Clark.
Artworks Gallery, 1214 W. Sixth, 512/472-1550
New space, new art, and a new opening attended by artists Su Allen, Lisa Chandler, Enid Wood, Linda Wilde, and others; featuring Luca Vidal glass imported from Murano, Italy. 1214 W. Sixth #105, 472-1550.
is a centrally located sculpture studio (featuring the work of Steve Dubov, Heather Tolleson, and Terry Wilemon) that offers ongoing classes and workshops for all skill levels; the venue's also open to artists looking for workspace and tools. New classes starting soon! Call or see the website for details. 701 Tillery, 385-1115.
Local and regional art submissions sought; all styles considered. See website for details. 2805 Bee Caves #430.
This glassblowing studio and gallery offers functional and decorative glass art, classes, and more.
Austin Art Glass, 1608 S. Congress, 512/916-4527
Through Oct. 27. North Hills Gallery, 7050 Village Center Dr.
Oil paintings by Nathan Jensen. Through Aug. 28.
Beets Living Foods Cafe, 1611 W. Fifth #165, 512/296-0862
Handmade jewelry in this space shared with Pro-Jex Gallery. 1710 S. Lamar Ste. B.
This exhibition highlights the breadth and depth of the museum’s collection of works on paper – "50 Years of Collecting Prints and Drawings" – where you can see some of its finest examples displayed together for the first time. Through Sept. 15.
Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr., 512/471-7324
Handmade glass art and jewelry.
Blue Moon Glassworks, 108 W. 43rd, 512/380-0770
This Hyde Park epicenter of everything silica-based and lovely offers instruction on glass fusing, leaded glass, precious-metal clay, and much more.
Blue Moon Glassworks, 108 W. 43rd, 380-0770
The artist's “Sacred Spaces” explores the interactive space and movement of the human body through architectural sculpture and gestural mark-making. And, tell you what, it looks great. Reception (with live music from the Dead Music Capital Marching Band): Tue., June 11, 6-8pm. Exhibition: Through June 29.
Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-4000
Behold! The longtime Austin jazz musician's latest abstract paintings, based on landscapes of East and Central Texas. Reception: Sun., June 9, 6pm.
Tom's Tabooley, 2928 Guadalupe #102, 512/479-7337
Glass blowing? Yes, and much more, in this longtime professional studio. 1105 E. Sixth, 584-9323.
Local artists riff on music – in paint, clay, photography, metal, glass, and any medium that makes or represents music. Phillip Wade, Fidencio Duran, Kathleen Ash, and many others.
Clayworks, 1209 E. Sixth, 474-9551
Co-Lab, you should know, deals with and presents some of the most intriguing and exciting artists around. Also realize: The collective maintains an open and ongoing call for proposals regarding installation-, performance-, video-, public-, and community-based projects. E-mail for details.
The Serie Project, a nonprofit Latino arts organization hosted by Coronado Studios, produces, promotes, and exhibits serigraph prints created by diverse artists. 6601 Felix, 385-3591.
Painting, collage, mixed media, digital photography, and more. Specific classes for beginners to advanced, teenage to adult. E-mail for details.
The professional nonprofit visual-arts organization has more than 100 members and offers multiple fine art exhibit opportunites, monthly meetings, networking, volunteer opportunities, and more. See website for details.
This is a retrospective of work by the late artist who "captured the beauty of the landscape with a true sense of light and color. Her pastels and oils depict deep canyons, tranquil lakes, and shimmering creeks and rivers, all taking different expressions as they cut through the Texas landscape." Indeed; we've seen only a few of her works before, and even that made us glad we live in the Lone Star state. Through July 6.
Davis Gallery, 837 W. 12th, 512/477-4929
Stained and leaded glass and mosaics. 701 Tillery Ste. A-11, 389-2266.
Photography, Photoshop post-processing, and more. See website for details. 4007 Marathon,
Linda Dumont: cityscapes, abstracts, and portraits. Call for appointment. 815 E. 52nd.
Currently showing works by Patrick King, Ramon Lozano, and John Metcalf. 2415 E. Fifth.
Paintings and prints. 1718 S. Congress, 462-7220.
Francois Photography, 309-B Bowie, 512/320-0072
Photography by Jeremy Green, John R. Rogers, Eric Von Lehmden, John Foxworth, and S'zanne Reynolds. Through July 28. 11266 Taylor Draper.
Paintings inspired by nature. 7825 Burnet Rd.,
Historical images from the famous photographer of the 1920s and 1930s. Reception: Wed., Sept. 15, 7:30pm.
Dell Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart, 512/735-8000
Maya Indian photographers in Chiapas have captured the life of their people and culture through the lens of a camera. Reception: Sat., June 15, 6-8pm. Exhibition: Through June 30.
La Pena Gallery, 227 Congress, 512/477-6007
The artist's solo show, "RIP," fills the gallery with variations of memento mori: sculpture, graphite drawings, and ink drawings on found newspapers, each piece exploring the posthumous absence of a specific, well-loved public figure. Exhibition: Through July 6.
Lora Reynolds Gallery, 360 Nueces #50, 512/215-4965
Sculpting, working in clay and paper pulp, painting with acrylics: many opportunities for learning a craft here. See website for details.
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 478-6222
The Mexican-American Cultural Center presents works by Cabrera in the Main Gallery, Mayorga in the Community Gallery. Through June 29.
Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 974-3772
New works by the Mexican artist. 1700 S. Congress, 707-9797.
presents an eclectic selection of African and African-American artwork.
Mitchie's Gallery, 7801 N. Lamar Ste. B-148, 512/323-6901
Vintage neon, carnival banners, and other tributes to U.S. popular culture by Todd Sanders.
Roadhouse Relics, 1720 S. First, 512/442-6366
is seeking artists to display their work each month. Selected artists will be featured on the Spider House events calendar and given the opportunity to have a closing reception. Please e-mail at least three JPEGs of your work to:
New works by Holly Bronko and Alexandra Valenti. 2309 Thornton.
Sculptural work by Rita Marie Ross, Jacob Colburn, Daryl G. Colburn, Dorthy Crummer, and more. 2309 Thornton.
An exhibition by Fritos' founder's daughter, Kaleta Doolin. Through June 30.
Texas Folklife Resources Office, 1317 S. Congress, 441-9255
Through Aug. 13. 12200 Renfert, second floor.
Works by David Adickes, Kelly Fearing, Kenneth Fiske, Seymour Fogel, Constance Forsyth, Michael Frary, John Guerin, Paul Hatgil, Jeff Jeffreys, William Lester, Stephen Magada, Al Nickel, Charles Umlauf, Ralph White, and David Wiesmann.
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee, 445-5582
Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 512/472-7428
Monica Vidal's complex and compelling paintings and constructions are based on a childhood dream of a world saturated in blue. Recommended. Through July 3.
Women & Their Work, 1710 Lavaca, 512/477-1064
This husband-and-wife team from Iowa combine wire, vintage ceiling tin, watch parts, vintage fabrics, and architectural salvage to create their unique sculptures. Reception: Sat., June 15, 7-9pm. Exhibition: Mon.-Fri., 11am-5pm; Sat., 11am-6pm; Sun., noon-5pm.
Yard Dog, 1510 S. Congress, 512/912-1613
Michael Anthony Garcia
has curated this latest iteration (#20!) of the Serie Project
, featuring works by Raul Gonzalez
, Daniel Adame
, Sergio Garcia
, Ricardo Paniagua
, Robert Jackson Harrington
, Isabella Bur
, and many more representing a wide range of media – from photography, installation, video, and performance, to collage, sculpture, yarn bombing, and painting. Through Sept. 8
Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress, 512/480-9373