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Austin Figurative Gallery/Pump Project: Something old, something new
Two gallery events, one focused on past Texas masters and one featuring artists creating new work in real time, show us where we've been and where we're going
"...Saturday, June 2. In one Eastside arts space, the Austin Figurative Gallery, you have a showing of work by..."

June 1, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Spanking the Figurative
A new Austin gallery captures dancers with paint
"...eat, sitting on the low black couch in the Austin Figurative Gallery, his glorified hole-in-the-wall in the Super!Alright!-anchored complex..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

East Austin Studio Tour Map
"...was published in 2007. Check out our current East Austin Studio Tour coverage...."

Nov. 16, 2007 Arts Feature

"Deborah Roberts: I'm" at the Contemporary Austin
In Deborah Roberts' solo exhibition at the Contemporary Austin, we learn what it is to be seen and not seen
"...gaze or his, and you'll see why the Contemporary Austin is giving this hometown artist a major exhibition, why..."

Feb. 19, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Gallery Shoal Creek
Longtime local gallery leaves West Campus for new digs in Flatbed World Headquarters
"...flow through Flatbed World Headquarters, but the longtime local gallery that takes its name from the West Austin waterway..."

March 22, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Two Austin Art Shows You Don't Want to Miss
One closing, one opening, both extraordinary
"...Yes, of course there are many art shows in Austin that you don’t want to miss – but we’re..."

Sept. 29, 2021 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Denise M. Fulton and Sam Yeates: A Shared Vision" at Davis Gallery
We got your signs and signifiers right here, mon ami – and that's just lagniappe
"...– because you can find it in almost any gallery anywhere, can't you? Of course, some artworks are more..."

March 29, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Things to Enjoy on the East Austin Studio Tour
From trees to tour buses, the highlights of weekend two of the celebration of tactile creativity
"...The Austin Studio Tour, presented by Big Medium, is a combination..."

Nov. 12, 2021 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Erin Cone at the Wally Workman Gallery
"The figurative acrylics and oils of Austin's Erin Cone reveal no specific flow of story; neither are they reproduced as visual elements of what the hipper literati like to call graphic novels. Cone's portraits stand alone," writes Wayne Alan Brenner. See Cone's second annual exhibition at the Wally Workman Gallery during August, and be pleased with your decision.
"...the work of Adrian Tomine and Daniel Clowes. The figurative acrylics and oils of Austin's Erin Cone, though, reveal..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

East Austin Studio Tour: A Few More Picks to Get You Going
Life is short, art is long, going EAST works better with a plan
"...Big Medium's annual spectacle of creative goodness, the East Austin Studio Tour, featuring hundreds of private studios and galleries..."

Nov. 14, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Things to Appreciate on the West Austin Studio Tour
Highlights of the sunset side of the ambulatory artistic experience
"...The Austin Studio Tour, presented by those artful movers and shakers..."

Nov. 5, 2021 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

East Austin Studio Tour Maximum Tourage Recommendations
These five places will help you get the most EAST
"...the midst of the area – halfway between grayDUCK Gallery and Atelier 1205, say – and do some healthy,..."

Nov. 22, 2019 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Earthen Works at the Austin Museum of Art Revolution in Clay
"...The Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria presents the Marer..."

Nov. 24, 1995 Arts Feature

Model Citizens Bland and Keffer
Striking Poses in the Name of Art
"...(to be precise: the stunning and gorgeous paintings) by Austin artist Jennifer Balkan in her "Peep Holes" exhibition at..."

March 21, 2012 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Honor Roll
The 2007-2008 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...On Monday, June 2, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding..."

June 6, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Spank Dance Company: Butoh
The dancers in this performance evoke nothing so much as machinelike armatures slowly, intermittently, gorgeously going haywire
"...Austin Figurative Gallery, March 28..."

April 4, 2008 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Double Vision: Chris Chappell and David Ohlerking
This show demonstrates how two painters working from the same subject can end up with radically different canvases
"...Davis Gallery, through Jan. 5..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Review by Amanda Douberley

Moving Real Strange for Free
Butoh performances by Spank Dance Company
"...and I did a modeling session at David Ohlerking's Austin Figurative Gallery," says Spank Dance Company's Ellen Bartel. "And..."

Dec. 10, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

David Ohlerking
The whirlwind force behind Austin Figurative Gallery is spinning away to Jersey
"...draftsman, the man who (with Chris Chappell) started the Austin Figurative Gallery that's been host to so many art..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Fuse Box by Day
Schedule
"...Premiere with composer/musician Graham Reynolds (Austin)..."

April 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Spontaneous Convergence
Chris Cogburn's No Idea Festival risks improvisation
"...Locally, improvisation is flourishing. Frequent trips between Austin and Houston gave 34-year-old organizer, educator, and percussionist Chris..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

The Electric Exchange
Theatre, dance, music, and film meld and get supercharged in the Fuse Box Festival
"...Dance Company dancers being painted by artists in the Austin Figurative Gallery, the UT Performing Arts Center developing the..."

April 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Still Life, All Shook Up
Naked Lunch's models are a bunch of sketchy posers
"...Citizens, meet, Powerhouse Anima­tion. Austin's own Powerhouse Animation, as we like to say, named..."

Aug. 28, 2009 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

'Portrait of Allison': Kid pix
For one night only, Allison Elementary School photography students show how they click on the world
"...is on view Saturday, Jan. 26, 6-10pm, at the Austin Figurative Gallery, 301 Chicon Unit F. For more information,..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Extended Play
No Idea Festival and Capital Area Food Bank do the benefit.
"...Pounds to the Sound hosts a benefit tonight at Austin Figurative Gallery (301 Chicon) for the No Idea Festival..."

Nov. 15, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

'Send Off'
grayDUCK Gallery memorably closed its Bouldin Creek space with a show of its regular artists making prints
"...grayDUCK Gallery, 608-C W. Monroe, www.grayduckgallery.com..."

Dec. 27, 2013 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Making a Front Porch for the City
As he was completing the final design for the Austin Museum of Art's long-awaited downtown facility, architect Richard Gluckman took time to discuss the project, his approach to architecture, and what it means to design buildings for a boomtown.
"...Just over two years ago, the Austin Museum of Art selected an architect to design the..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Five Ways to Dress Up Your Bare, Bare Walls
A big weekend of gallery shows gives you plenty of decorating opportunities
"...visual art and related activities. (Yes, the powerhouse Ao5 Gallery recently relocated to this retail wonderland; don't think it's..."

May 20, 2022 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Pop Culture That's a Keeper
Browsing the collectibles at Guzu Gallery
"...that's how it looks from inside the two-month-old Guzu Gallery. Situated right next door to Austin Books & Comics..."

May 18, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Big Medium to Leave Canopy This Spring
Little tells the long and short of it
"...Big Medium, the community-empowering arts organization behind the annual Austin Studio Tours and so much else that’s good and..."

Feb. 3, 2023 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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