Hard for the public eye to miss works in the wild by this man, Nathan
, a graffiti virtuoso whose pieces can galvanize your seeing muscles like a novadose of pure graphic electricity
. And easy to see what all the critical fuss is abou
t, with this new show exploding across walls at the Kramer. Through May 5.
1218 West Ave., 512/223-3257
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.
This Hyde Park epicenter of everything silica-based and lovely offers instruction on glass fusing, leaded glass, precious-metal clay, and much more.
Glass blowing? Yes, and much more, in this longtime professional studio. 1105 E. Sixth, 584-9323.
The HRC showcases another array of wonders from its vast archives for this new exhibition, displaying more than 250 items from collections centered on David Foster Wallace, Julia Alvarez, Gabriel García Márquez, Henri Matisse, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and others. And you want to take a close-up eyeful of Robert De Niro's taxicab license? And how about the hat that accompanied the green "curtain" dress worn by Vivien Leigh in Gone With the Wind? See these – and so much more – right here. Through July 16.
Sculpting, working in clay and paper pulp, painting with acrylics: many opportunities for learning a craft here. See website for details.
A selection of works in metal, fiber, stone, and paint by Georgiana Chenault, Sherry Fields, and Rob Monroe. Through May 3.
The Austin History Center opens its newest photography exhibit, an overview of Austin’s love affair with baseball, exploring America's favorite pastime in 22 images. Through Aug. 13.
Is it a bookstore? Is it an exhibition? It's not a wrinkle in time, exactly, but a sort of ripple, ah ha ha, in the chronospatial continuum of artmaking as Austin's Sean Ripple presents his newest efforts in cultural curation and juxtaposition. Through April 29.
Near-psychedelic renditions of nature ignite these paintings by Joshua Kight.
Sculptural work by Rita Marie Ross, Jacob Colburn, Daryl G. Colburn, Dorthy Crummer, and more. 2309 Thornton.
Here's a unique visual anthropology exhibit created and curated by Eric O’Connell. Through April 30.
In this site-specific video installation by Mikel Rouse, images were chosen and adjusted to reflect viewing positions and lighting effects within the space. The resultant pictures present altered views that offer a skewed reflection of the common place. Through April 29.
The Townsend, 718 Congress, 512/887-8778
This exhibition focuses on Nicole Awai's nonmedium-specific painting practice, which moves fluidly between two and three dimensions and features a site-specific drawing on the walls of the gallery. Through April 29.