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Art Alliance Austin: Art Break

Yes! Experience a private studio tour and cocktail-lubricated conversation with the artisans and builders of Hatch Workshop tonight. Wed., Feb. 22, 6-8pm. Free.

Location provided with RSVP.

Coming Soon: The Resonant Lung

What is it? How does it breathe? Where will it be? How many people can fit inside of it at one time? You'll know soon enough, citizen.

AARC: Contemporary Paintings from Vietnam

The Asian American Resource Center presents "Vivid Strokes," paintings from Houston's International Modern Art Gallery, including work by acclaimed Vietnamese artists Pham An Hai, Thanh Chuong, Ha Tri Hieu, Hong Viet Dung, Doan Xuan Tang, and Doan Hoang Lam. Also, the Austin History Center’s “Vietnam to Austin: Restoring Community” exhibition.

Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron, 512/974-1700

Atelier 3-D: A Sculptors' Studio

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.

Austin Art Space: For the Love of Art

This epicenter of the Austin Visual Artists Association presents a new show of work by more than 20 locals. Through March 4.

7739 Northcross.

Blue Moon Glassworks: Classes

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

Cage Match Project: Michael Muelhaupt and Rachael Starbuck

In which the artists will employ specific materials such as translucent plastic, cast paint, and raw clay to soften the rigid structure of a caged-trailer in the MoHA parking lot, complicating the boundary between interior and exterior space. 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm, 4pm.

Museum of Human Achievement, Springdale & Lyons, 262/880-6982

CamibaArt: Circuit Topology

Zoë Shulman’s colorful approach to art fuses traditional analytical ideologies with imaginative expression. Through March 11.

Camiba Art, 2832 E. MLK, 512/937-5921

Chase Bank Corridor: Texas Documentary Photography Group

Work by photographers Mark Jamail, Steve Hardy, Carol Schiraldi, Charles Henry, BJ Smiley Goins, and Ron Goins. Through Feb. 26.

700 Lavaca., 512/342-2475

City Glass: Workshops and Classes

Glass blowing? Yes, and much more, in this longtime professional studio. 1105 E. Sixth, 584-9323.,

DeCola & Eusebi Gallery

Stained and leaded glass and mosaics. 701 Tillery Ste. A-11, 389-2266.

Gallery 701: Naissance

The Long Center's inaugurating this new gallery of theirs with a show curated by Philip Rogers, featuring art by Felice House, Stella Alesi, Regina Allen, Valerie Chaussonnet, Thomas Cook, and more. Through Feb. 20.

Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664

Harry Ransom Center: Stories To Tell

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.

Harry Ransom Center, 300 W. 21st, 512/471-8944

Kramer Gallery: Seek and Deploy

This exhibition showcases ACC professor Brent Baggett’s many experiments created while on a one-year sabbatical, including 3-D prints, carvings from a computer-controlled router, laser and photogrammetry scans, and more. Through Feb. 24.

1218 West Ave., 512/223-3257

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: Taylor Winn

The man transforms iconic, beloved flowers into kaleidoscopic oil and metallic panoramics spanning up to six feet across. Through March 5.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse, 512/232-0100

Lora Reynolds Gallery: Animalia

Here's an exhibition that might knock you off your feet with its ideas and execution, its fully-invested-in-the-creators'-fantastic-gambits-of-expression power, its swanky evocation of the intersection of what's bizarre and what's cute … here come the Haas Brothers, twins Nikolai and Simon, to the LRG for the first time ever, bringing their newest body (or, say, bodies) of work: a compelling array of drawings and sculptures of furry or glabrous beasties (or are they furniture?) with, some of them, conspicuously humanoid genitalia among the folds of flesh and ridges of pelt. Through April 1.

Lora Reynolds Gallery, 360 Nueces #50, 512/215-4965

MACC: Another Side

Here's an exhibition of new work by a fellow named Nathan Nordstrom, but why you care is because this Nordstrom is AKA Sloke One. See vivid pieces of abstract art and graffiti art on canvas, along with photos of the man's international work. Through March 25.

Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St.

MACC: Art Classes

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

March On!

In which March, Nate Powell's acclaimed sequential-art biography of civil-rights activist (and now congressman) John Lewis, is spotlighted in UT's Warfield Center. The exhibition, curated by Rebecca Giordano, includes hand-inked drawings from the three-volume graphic memoir, along with photographs, political ephemera, and other artwork. Through April 17.

Warfield Gallery, 210 W. 24th.

Neill-Cochran House Museum: Remembered by Hand

Six quilts from the museum's permanent collection – in crazy-quilt style, from the late 1800s – offer a glimpse at the inner lives of the women that made them. Through Feb. 25. $4-5.

Neill-Cochran House Museum, 2310 San Gabriel, 512/478-2335

Old Bakery Gallery: Birds, Bees, Flowers, and Trees

Featuring Chinese brush art by Gail Threinen and photography by Ariana Vincent.

Old Bakery & Emporium, 1006 Congress, 512/477-5961

Scanlan Gallery: The Great Plains Series

Near-psychedelic renditions of nature ignite these paintings by Joshua Kight.

St. Stephen's Episcopal School, 2900 Bunny Run, 512/327-1213

Studio L Gallery

Sculptural work by Rita Marie Ross, Jacob Colburn, Daryl G. Colburn, Dorthy Crummer, and more. 2309 Thornton.


Swoon Salon Art Collective

Walk into this salon on Cesar Chavez and whattaya see on the walls? Art by Bart Kibbe, Anthony Diaz, Brian Maclaskey, and Bobby Dixon. Damn, people, smart move. Through March 1.

911 E. Cesar Chavez., 512/362-8883

Texas Folklife: Cowboys of East Germany

Here's a unique visual anthropology exhibit created and curated by Eric O’Connell. Through April 30.

Texas Folklife House, 1708 Houston St., 512/441-9255

The Contemporary Austin: Habitat

The recently remodeled Jones Center venue of The Contemporary Austin debuts its fine new self with an exhibition by Monika Sosnowska, for which the Warsaw-based artist has created an immersive, two-floor installation of dystopic domesticism. Curator talk with Heather Pesanti: Wed., Feb. 15, 7pm.

The Contemporary Austin, 700 Congress, 512/453-5312

The Townsend: Hemisphere

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

Umlauf Sculpture Garden: Mentoring a Muse

Check out this first-ever exhibition of works from former UT art student Farrah Fawcett and her mentor, professor and sculptor Charles Umlauf. Through Aug. 20.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee, 512/445-5582

UT's Courtyard Gallery: Material Re-pose

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.

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Dr., 512/404-1900

Visual Arts Center: Spring 2017

New season, new art, still things worth celebrating in this creepified nation of ours. Check out Ann Hamilton's O N E E V E R Y O N E and works by Daniel Bozhkov, Steven Brower, Patrick Killoran, James Sham, Elizabeth Bick, Kendall Bradley, Haley Parsa, Jessilee Shipman, and Dana Suleymanova. Bonus: a new Fieldwork Project featuring the work of Julie Conquest.

Visual Arts Center, 2300 Trinity (UT campus), 512/232-2348

Wally Workman Gallery: Jen Garrido

The artist's work depicts nature-based forms and rhythms while weighing ambiguity with representation, translucent gestures evolving across each painting's negative space. Through Feb. 25.

Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 512/472-7428

Women & Their Work: Heat Loss

Liz Rodda's work involves investing found materials, primarily video, with meanings unintended by the original maker. See a vibrant and unsettling array of these screened creations within W&TW's excellent gallery near the UT campus. Through March 2.

Women & Their Work, 1710 Lavaca, 512/477-1064

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