Search

28 results, sorted by relevance | sort by date
Stitching Up a Storm
Textile art is alive and well in the Camp Fig exhibition "Pins & Needles"
"...fine on the gallery wall. There are sloppy paint-pen figures, sometimes all aglitter, but it's their radicalism and humor..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Drawn to Be Funny
At Camp Fig's new show, forget the art history and just laugh at the oddball imagery
"...Name for a Drawing Show" opened last Saturday at Camp Fig. Hopefully everyone knows that Michael Sieben, the guy..."

June 17, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Two 'Hot' for Your Eyes
For Camp Fig's new show 'Hot For Teacher,' 100 artists were given a small chalkboard. Their homework assignment? Make it art.
"..."Hot for Teacher," the new show at Camp Fig, is a display of summer homework. One hundred..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

The Utter Daveness of Dave!
A farewell tribute to artist and co-founder of the Fresh Up Club Dave Bryant
"...I remember when Camp Fig first opened, this dude named Dave Bryant used..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Do It Yourself Biennial
How to showcase all the great art in Texas on a shoestring budget
"...So, hey, why not go for a Texas Biennial? Camp Fig and Gallery Lombardi signed on with Bolm, the..."

March 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

New Works by Liz and Maurice Treviño
Liz and Maurice Treviño's new, poster-art- influenced paintings are tragic, but they're too specific, sharp, and clean to be morose
"...Camp Fig, through Feb. 12..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Arts Review by Rachel Koper

Culture Flash!
Stephen Mills in Montreal, Conspirare in the studio, the Blanton's first Impressionist painting, and party for the Texas Biennial
"...be spread over five local galleries – Bolm Studios, Camp Fig, the Dougherty, Elevator Art Club, and Gallery Lombardi..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2003-2004
The full list of nominations for the 2003-2004 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
"..."The FriendMakers," Camp Fig..."

May 14, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Applause! Applause!
Austin Critics Table nominations, 2004-2005
"...The Marriage of Figaro, Austin Lyric Opera..."

May 27, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Installation Art Pieces of 2004
Rachel Koper lists her favorite group exhibitions of 2004
"...10) "Hot for Teacher" (Camp Fig)..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Art in Their Stockings
Giving the gift of art this season and don't know where to start? Try the Blue Genie Art Bazaar and the Gallery Lombardi 'Xmas Expo.'
"...artists and craftspeople, from the counselors at alternative gallery Camp Fig to Eyebeam cartoonist Sam Hurt to the jewelry..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...the end of Linda Curtis' letter regarding Ralph Nader's fight to get on the ballot ["Postmarks," Aug. 6]. Curtis..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Column

Free Is Just Another Word ...
"...found in unusual background jackets, along with the usual Camp Fig heroes ["Stitching Up a Storm," Visual Arts, Aug...."

Aug. 12, 2004 Postmarks

Applause! Applause!
The full list of winners for the 2003-2004 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
"...Camp Fig..."

June 11, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Show and Sell
Austin art is getting national buzz, but is anybody buying it?
"...It was a group of Austinites (from Bolm Studios, Camp Fig, Gallery Lombardi, Eastside Coop, and the Dougherty Arts..."

March 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Clayton Maxwell

Best Visual Artist
Michael Sieben
"...No bigger than he is in Austin, where his post-Camp Fig stature continues to increase with every series of..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

Bi-ology
The Texas Biennial's second rising
"...Lombardi's Rachel Koper, along with artists from the now-defunct Camp Fig and Eastside Artists Co-op, in the hope of..."

March 2, 2007 Arts Feature by Nikki Moore

Cream of the Crop
Nominations for the 2005-2006 Austin Critics Table Awards
"..."A Clever Name for a Drawing Show," Camp Fig..."

May 19, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Art Installations of 2005
'Chronicle' visual arts writer Rachel Koper names her favorite art installations of 2005
"...Bryant and Jason Singleton, "navidad floral service & associates" (Camp Fig)..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Top 10 Theme/Group Art Exhibitions of 2005
'Chronicle' visual arts writer Rachel Koper names her favorite group art exhibitions of 2005
"...10) "A Clever Name for a Drawing Show" (Camp Fig)..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Culture Flash!
The funniest person in town now, Austinite responsible for critical mass, 'Intergalactic' to go national, and the Map covers downtown

June 3, 2005 Arts Column

The Wine & Cheese Thang
"...Thursday, March 3, 7-10pm Eastside Artist Coop and Camp Fig..."

March 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 7 Individual Artists of 2004
Rachel Koper lists her favorite individual artists of 2004

Jan. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Two 'Hot' for Your Eyes
A double shot of steaming art at W&TW and Camp Fig

Sept. 17, 2004 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Two 'Hot' for Your Eyes
The 187-artist Red Hot • Red Dot Sale at Women & Their Work brings together artwork from a diverse swath of Austin's creative community
"...and Susan Whyne – participate. (Way to get off campus!)..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

The More You Learn About God, the Further Away from Him You Move
mewithoutYou frontman Aaron Weiss likes a good question, but finds some answers easier than others
"...AC: Songwriters seem to divide into two camps. There’s the Keith Richards camp, where they’re the antenna..."

June 15, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Giveable City
The treat of Austin eats
"...the Colorado and the site of a former fishing camp. All signs of its former rustic hut days are..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Postmarks
Readers sound off on a variety of touchy subjects: politicos, abandoned kittens, even the brachiation of apes.
"...and are the same college courses offered on our campuses. I expressed strong opposition to a course not approved..."

June 15, 2001 Column

NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Behind the scenes at The Austin Chronicle

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle