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Denise Elliott Jones: "Does It Match the Sofa?" at the Butridge Gallery
This divine Texas artist is straight-up messing with the fabric of reality
"...you back to the Dougherty Arts Center, to the Butridge Gallery therein...."

March 1, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Heidi Pitre: Southern Peculiar" at the Butridge Gallery
In this solo exhibition, the South will rise again – not unlike a sort of puckish zombie made of cultural memories and witchy girlparts
"...panel, 36 by 24 inches, currently displayed at the Butridge Gallery in the front lobby of the Dougherty Arts..."

May 31, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Sylvia Benitez: Recalling Memory / The Interior Lay"
The paintings in this solo exhibition depict a place where landscapes are, more than anything, a Texas state of mind
"...her website – and inside the DAC's Julia C. Butridge gallery, where right now the outsides of Texas are..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Meeghan Morongova: Boundless Abandon" at Butridge Gallery
The photographer's first solo show is a clever and colorful fabrication of portraits
"...hanging on the wall of the Dougherty Arts Center's Butridge Gallery...."

Aug. 16, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Greg Davis: India's Kumbh Mela" at Butridge Gallery
This exhibit's images offer impressive layers of visual intricacy but also raise the problematic questions of photojournalism
"...“Greg Davis: India’s Kumbh Mela”Julia C. Butridge Gallery, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-4000 www.austintexas.gov/jcbgallery Through Aug...."

July 28, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

"Sum You Some Me" at Butridge Gallery
This show pairing artwork by Felice House and Dana Younger feels dedicated and warm, a committed homage to the body
"...like a white monolith at one end of the gallery, while elsewhere smaller torsos twist and flex on walls..."

Sept. 9, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

"Valerie Fowler: Nature and Other Stories" at the Butridge Gallery
The art here tells local stories but is universal in ways that are loud, strange, and reverent for uncontrolled nature
"...for that. "Valerie Fowler: Nature and Other Stories"Julia C. Butridge Gallery at the Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

"Jonathan Muzacz: Stained Slabs" at the Butridge
With his solo show, the artist revs up the gallery by bringing in the street in eye-catching style
"...art form. For his show "Stained Slabs" at the Butridge Gallery in the Dougherty Arts Center, Muzacz brings his..."

July 13, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

"Dave McClinton: Despite It All" at the Butridge
The digital collagist’s new solo exhibition is peopled with many colors
"...currently galvanizing the walls of the Dougherty Art Center's Butridge Gallery...."

Jan. 18, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

'Wunderkammer: Mark Johnson & Debra Broz'
This 'cabinet of curiosities' from artists Broz and Johnson works best when the art is specific and personal
"...'Wunderkammer: Mark Johnson & Debra Broz'Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., 974-4021..."

March 22, 2013 Arts Review by Matthew Irwin

2007 Texas Biennial, Butridge Gallery
The Chronicle's visual-arts writers review the second Texas Biennial in dialogue and find the work at the Dougherty Arts Center to be diverse but presented awkwardly
"...2007 Texas Biennial, Butridge Gallery..."

March 30, 2007 Arts Review

Vital Currency
Through copper wire woven into life-size human figures and micro-architectural sculpture made from twigs, handmade paper, and almost infinitely knotted strands of horsehair, Patricia Greene and Oscar Silva's "Unconfined Weaving" exhibition at the Butridge Gallery proves elemental and galvanizing.
"...such works of carefully crafted Greene art at the Butridge Gallery's "Unconfined Weaving" show...."

Dec. 27, 2002 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Outstanding!
Nominations for the 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"..."Graciela Iturbide: Ojos Para Volar/Eyes to Fly With," Wittliff Gallery, Connie Todd curator..."

May 18, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Wayne Alan Brenner's 10 Favorite Arts-Related Things of 2019
Kinetic performances and galleries mounting great show after great show kept the year exciting
"...6) DIMENSION SCULPTURE PARK (Dimension Gallery) The sculptural shows for which Dimension Gallery is renowned..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Top 10 Happy Moments of Art Appreciation and Artists Who Found a New Gear This Year
Chronicle Arts writer Rachel Koper remembers 2008 in the visual arts
"...Don't call "Noumenon," his solo sculpture show at the Butridge Gallery, a comeback; it was worth waiting for this..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Serious Fun
Four local artists bid a playful, colorful adieu to summer
"...Butridge Gallery at the Dougherty Arts Center, through Sept. 12..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Review by Salvador Castillo

And the Award Goes to ...
The 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...of Hope," Blanton Museum of Art, Gabriel Perez-Barreiro curatorSolo Gallery ExhibitionMichael Sieben, "Smile Forever," Art PalaceGroup Gallery Exhibition"Celebrated Skin,"..."

June 8, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Visual Arts Association: Thrilled to be hitting the big 3-0
The Austin Visual Arts Association is celebrating its 30th anniversary in high style, with a pair of exhibitions and a big reunion party for local artists
"...about 60 of them selected for display in the Butridge Gallery at the Dougherty Arts Center and more displayed..."

June 15, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Where I End, You Begin
Two Austin artists create one hell of a fine show
"...Butridge Gallery, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., 974-4000..."

July 8, 2011 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Texas Biennial, Okay Mountain
The 2007 Texas Biennial exhibition at Okay Mountain generates color and a communal spirit while raising questions about festivalism and appropriating sources
"...exhibit collectively, in a dialogue. They will cover each gallery separately. The first review, of the works in the..."

April 6, 2007 Arts Review

Top 10 Art Installations of 2005
'Chronicle' visual arts writer Rachel Koper names her favorite art installations of 2005
"...2) Sodalitas, East Austin Studio Tour (Bolm Studios Gallery)..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

'Big Chief, You da Prettiest!'
A subtle nod to the longevity and cultural relevance of the Mardi Gras Indian tradition
"...Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center..."

July 10, 2009 Arts Review by Kate X Messer

Growth Spurt
Nine Shows That Transported Me
"...of hedonism, in which the Shirk Workers transformed Movements Gallery into a speakeasy, was an intensely fun tribute to..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Seen / Soon: Jan. 26
Photographer Nancy Mims explores unknown lands in her neighborhood, and writers Meg Gardiner and Mark Pryor kill it with crime fiction
"...the photographs she exhibits in her solo show at Butridge Gallery, part of the FotoATX fest. An oil slick..."

Jan. 26, 2018 Arts Column

Seen / Soon: Jan. 5
Austin gets to see how Buddhist high holy days are celebrated in Tibet and Qinghai, and how African-Americans and Latinos once stood together in an era of social change
"...gentle reverence of a prayer bell. Through Jan. 6. Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd. www.austintexas.gov/jcbgallery...."

Jan. 5, 2018 Arts Column

"Multiple Originals XIX"
The Women Printmakers of Austin's latest group show displays both a diversity of technique and a fine array of beauty
"...Butridge Gallery, 1110 Barton Springs Rd. www.womenprintmakers.com Through Feb. 11..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ronnie Weeks: Reinventing the Wheel
Collage is a valid form, and artist Ronnie Weeks uses it well
"...Julia C. Butridge Gallery at the Dougherty Arts Center, through Oct. 29..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Arts Review by Salvador Castillo

In Between
The art show 'In Between' provides the viewer with a rare opportunity to interact with the ideas that inform the exhibited works
"...Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center, through Feb. 28..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Arts Review by Benné Rockett

Art
Art Openings
"..."Dance Show," Skylight Gallery (Mar 4); "Definientia II," Gallery Lombardi (Mar 4); "New..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

Another Round of Praise
Nominations for the 2007-2008 Austin Critics Table Awards
"..."Transactions," Blanton Museum of Art, curator: Kelly Baum Solo Gallery Exhibition..."

May 9, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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