Austin Books & Comics
"...What was for years a Goodwill Blue Hanger Store – on the same Springdale Road lot as its sapphire-themed neighbors, Blue Genie Art Industries and the Blue Theatre – is in the midst of a makeover, and it ain't into another second-hand store. The Canopy will be a three-building complex for art studios, galleries, offices, and other creative outlets...."
"...Art.Science.Gallery. is leaving the Canopy complex on Springdale, its home since 2013...."
"...The Eastside gallery has been struggling to open its new location for months, with a grand reveal now promised for 2016. Until then, Executive Director Sean Gaulager and crew have taken up residence in Canopy, adjacent to Big Medium's now-flagship gallery..."
"...For years, she had worked on her fabric designs ad hoc from the kitchen table, and she had endured the heat one summer in the garage of the Austin Screen Printing Cooperative. But the native Texan really began to see her work evolve when, back in February, she moved into Canopy, the new Eastside studio complex run by the ubiquitous arts organization Big Medium...."
"...Rarely, then, does an artist get the opportunity to move into a newly built space. Yet this is precisely the situation for painter Rebecca Rothfus, who is among the first occupants of Big Medium's studio complex, Canopy..."
"...Canopy, 916 Springdale www.printaustin.wordpress.com Through Feb. 15..."
"...That may sound odd if you know this percussion ensemble, as its three members have been known to bang on a can, block, drum, marimba, metal sheet, concrete slab, or other object at volumes equivalent to TNT detonations. But for the first show of their third season at Canopy, they've gone soft...."
"...A new canopy over the popular open-air deck on top of the museum's Jones Center for Contemporary Art will be part of a $3 million renovation of the building in the coming year...."
"...Exterior shot of the Canopy art complex, 916 Springdale, one of the largest spaces on the East Austin Studio Tours (stops 188.-256)..."
"...Keva Richardson – stop 130 on the 2015 Tour, in the Canopy complex, 916 Springdale, Bldg. 1, #116..."
"...A corgi peruses art-lovers' footwear and accompanies their owner on a visit to Canopy Studios for the East Austin Studio Tour..."
"...If this seems Pollyanna-ish (because, aren't works of art bought and sold all the time? Sure.), Hyde's thesis is evident in the art of Terri Thomas. For her current Canopy exhibition, Thomas riffs off the form of the pillow book – originally an 11th century Japanese literary conceit – drawing out its pornotopic dimensions..."
"...In Building 1 of the Canopy complex is Metropolitan Gallery Fine Art Consulting (227)...."
"...The whole company’s worked out of a humongous and only semi-ramshackle warehouse space on Springdale Road for 17 years. They were there behind the Canopy compound for more than a decade before Canopy existed, back when that elegant two-story warren of art studios and galleries was still a Goodwill processing facility...."
"...That cunning compound of creativity called Canopy is one of the main venues of this multipartite gig running Jan. 15-Feb..."
"...15. Like last year, PrintAustin's anchor art show will be held at Big Medium, set at the festival's epicenter in Canopy..."
"...It was shoulder-to-shoulder strangers shuffling sideways and not talking." Chenoweth grimaces. "Right after that, Canopy got built..."
"...For the last three weeks, it's been hard to walk by Big Medium without being pulled in. The large window front of its Canopy-based gallery is completely overrun by brightly colored stripes and cut-out patterns of various textures and sizes..."
"...A not-so-secret secret about EAST: You have to wade through an abundance of bad to get to the good. Which is why EAST-ers tend to hedge their bets and begin (or only stop) at the big studio complexes: Pump Project, Canopy, Big Medium, Up Collective, et al..."
"...Increasing the city's tree canopy by 2030 was one verdant objective identified at the ACPP community charrette – an objective now in need of an action plan. Trees are a "carbon sink" that absorbs CO2; when they shade buildings, they also reduce the energy needed for air conditioning...."