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"Light" at Wally Workman Gallery
Taking in all the varieties of gold in this polished group show is akin to basking in sunlight on a bleak winter's day
"...the unforgiving fluorescence of the produce aisle. At the Wally Workman Gallery, they are closing out the year with..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Arts Review by Melany Jean

Elizabeth Chapin: "Deconstructing Nostalgia" at Wally Workman Gallery
This "type of padded cell of Southern culture" is, pardon us, insanely beautiful
"...– and this generous exhibition of it at the Workman Gallery – is worth experiencing. “Elizabeth Chapin: Deconstructing Nostalgia”Wally..."

March 8, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

“William Geisler + John Peralta” at Wally Workman Gallery
Peralta’s deconstructed machines and Geisler’s encaustic abstracts turn painstaking toil into patterns of brilliance
"...There are currently a few rooms in the Wally Workman Gallery that feature such compelling configurations, but for..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

“Anne Siems: Weaving” at Wally Workman Gallery
The disembodied heads that populate this solo exhibition suggest departed women but are still beautiful and empowered
"...It is a collection of perfectly illustrated faces, a gallery for the spirits of departed women, beautiful and empowered...."

April 14, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

It's Like a Greatest Hits Collection at Wally Workman Gallery
And we mean that in a really really good way
"...from a single creative entity – and an art gallery is neither a band nor a single musician. No,..."

Aug. 13, 2012 Arts Post 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.
"...of these moments are currently on display at the Wally Workman Gallery, for Cone's second annual exhibit is in..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

“Elizabeth Chapin: Careful/Uncareful” at Wally Workman Gallery
These portraits jettison the obvious for the sake of drama and harnessing the truth of a human being in a singular moment
"...only look, but to see as well. Elizabeth Chapin: “Careful/Uncareful”Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 512/472-7428 www.wallyworkmangallery.com Through Dec...."

Dec. 16, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Aether Galvanizes the Austin Gallery Scene con Gusto
Venues moving, shows shifting, public works coming like a gang of glory
"..."Here," says Wally Workman kindly, "you should really use a blanket."..."

March 1, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

CAMIBAart Gallery's Troy Campa
Troy Campa left behind a successful career in architecture to develop a new creative life with CAMIBAart Gallery
"...new voice in our city's visual arts scene: CAMIBAart Gallery, located at the Flatbed Press complex and at CAMIBAart..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Arts Feature by Madeline Irvine

F8 Fine Art Gallery
It's truly the last picture show for F8 Fine Art Gallery as Amy and Richard Griffin close its doors after six years to pursue their creative careers as photographers
"...for the current exhibition at the F8 Fine Art Gallery. It's truly the last picture show for this West..."

July 28, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

L. Nowlin Gallery
It's not an easy time to open a gallery, but for Lesley Nowlin, it's the right time
"...didn't begin the year expecting to open her own gallery. "It wasn't me seeking out a gallery space. It..."

May 1, 2009 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
"...who manage to get representation), there are galleries and gallery owners. Like a musician's manager or writer's agent, a..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Covert Stories
Wally Workman Gallery presents the transgressive art of Ian Shults
"...preparing a new series for his first show at Wally Workman Gallery on the (Shall we say tonier? Oh,..."

July 23, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Ellen Heck: Connections"
The walls at Wally Workman are almost alive with figurative humanity captured with a sublime printerly grace
"...Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth Through Nov. 29..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

'Alice in Wonderland': Drawn down the rabbit hole again
The universal appeal of Lewis Carroll's story inspires 45 local artists in a new group show
"...close to 50 pieces that will appear in the Wally Workman Gallery's group show "Alice in Wonderland," Leslie Sealey's..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Master of the Speedy Stroke
Gordon Fowler wastes no time when it comes to making his mark in watercolor.
"...an apt name for Gordon Fowler's new show at Wally Workman Gallery. This summer he made painting expeditions to..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Jennifer Balkan: Peep Holes
In Balkan's figurative portraits, the realism is heartbreaking
"...'Jennifer Balkan: Peep Holes'Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 472-7428 www.wallyworkmangallery.com Through March..."

March 23, 2012 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Stanford Kay and Sarah Ferguson
The patterned squares and rectangles rendered here suggest frozen music
"...Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 472-7428..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Ian Shults: Sex, Drugs, and Leave Me Alone"
Are West Austin tastes in painting taking a swing toward the provocative?
"..."Ian Shults: Sex, Drugs, and Leave Me Alone"Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 512/472-7428 www.wallyworkmangallery.com Through April..."

April 17, 2015 Arts Review by Seth Orion Schwaiger

New Talent
These new artists render visuals so distinctively, they seem like old hands at painting
"...Wally Workman Gallery..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Not Too Tight at All
The disciplined abstracts of Helmut Barnett
"...– appropriately titled "Big Paintings, Little Drawings" – at Wally Workman Gallery, and he has a warehouse worth of..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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

March 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Clayton Maxwell

A Grand Affair
With work by 30 artists, this show is like a mixed chocolate box of visual delights
"...Wally Workman Gallery..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Arts Review by Rachel Koper

Erin Cone: New Paintings
Cone's portraits of women, rendered as planes of color and shadow, are revelations of composition and rendering
"...Wally Workman Gallery, through April 30..."

April 18, 2008 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Angie Renfro: Solo Show
Renfro's paintings elegantly evoke a sense of sorrow-tinged wonder about humanity's triumphs of creation
"...Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 512/472-7428 www.wallyworkmangallery.com Through Jan...."

Jan. 10, 2014 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

'Angie Renfro: Industry!'
Renfro's oils render empty machinery and industrial sites as things of beauty
"...Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 472-7428..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

'Honora Jacob: New Paintings'
The shifting history of women explored in colorful, sartorially elegant images
"...Wally Workman Gallery, 1202 W. Sixth, 472-7428..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

'Carol Marine: New Paintings'/'Suzanne Lewis: Dune Shack Summer'/'Lesley Nowlin: Guatemala'
The three exhibitions in two neighboring galleries is like the Neapolitan ice cream of art
"...Wally Workman Gallery..."

July 31, 2009 Arts Review by Rachel Koper

Helmut Barnett: Maximal/Minimal
Barnett's precisely rendered colorful abstractions afford your eyes maximum enjoyment
"...Wally Workman Gallery..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Wayne Alan Brenner's Top 10 Arts-Related Things I Enjoyed in 2017
Bold takes on history and art that moved around the city spoke to a growing, changing Austin this year
"...5) DIMENSION GALLERY As if last year's debut wasn't enough, Colin McIntyre..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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