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CAM Perennial 2014 "Untitled (Public Display)" community portion Part 1 to take place this Saturday April 12, 2014.

Four Leaf Clover Hunting Trip: Saturday, April 12, 12 – 2 p.m. at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center 723 S. Brazos St. San Antonio, TX 78207 telephone: 210.271.3151

Together with Mark Menjivar, members of the community will walk throughout the neighborhood to look for four leaf clovers. With a brief talk prior to the hunt, the duration of the trip will last around 1.5 hours, but can vary according to the number of participants. The path taken will be documented on the large Map in the gallery space.

 

Just as a reminder:

Curated by Leslie Moody Castro Untitled(Public Display), is an exhibition in progress. The gallery space of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center will evolve as artists Christie Blizard and Mark Menjivar collaborate with each other, the surrounding community and gallery visitors. Works will be added, taken out of the space, and the process documented on a hand drawn map of the community that will serve as a focal point of the exhibition. The crux of the exhibition is to offer the surrounding community and audience the opportunity to play an active role throughout the duration of the exhibition. It is a work in progress where everyone is invited to participate. This project is as reliant upon its audience as it is on the artists participating.

CAMx 2014 (Part 2)

Hello Everybody.  We just wanted to remind visitors that the second part to CAMx 2014 will be happening soon in Mexico City.  Three Walls' Michele Monseau has curated an exhibition to feature the artwork of San Antonio artists Joey Fauerso, Beto Gonzales, Leigh Ann Lester, Cruz Ortiz, and Ann Wood at Centro Cultural Border in Mexico City.  These Five Texas artists will “contaminate” and “hybridize” the Border gallery with their works and also “invade” the outdoor urban space surrounding Border through a performance/social sculpture.  You should make the trek to support San Antonio Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art collaborations, and because it sounds cool to say that you went to Mexico City for an exhibition.

 

More details and images will follow as they become available.  

Thanks for your support!

SA Current Cammie Award photos

Thanks to all who came out to support Contemporary Art Month at our CAM closing party and fundraiser at Chris Park.  We had a great time, as usual.  We especially want to give a shout out to:

  • The Linda Pace foundation and Chris Park for providing the venue and personnel
  • Blue Moon for providing Libations
  • Our MC, Asia Ciaravino from the Playhouse San Antonio
  • All the San Antonio Artists, Galleries, and Institutions that participated in CAM
  • All the San Antonioans that looked at and supported contemporary art in San Antonio.

As always, we look to the future and hope to do bigger and better things.  Stay tuned throughout the year for more CAM related occurrences.

CAM on KLRN

Asia CiaravinoArts title

In case you weren't aware, our MC for the CAM closing party, Asia Ciaravino, is the President and CEO of the Playhouse San Antonio and is the 2014 recipient of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Promise Award.  On top of that, Asia is the host for KLRN's weekly show about the arts and culture scene in San Antonio, Arts.  

Click here to see a segment about this year's CAM happenings.

CAM closing Party, Yeah!!!

You are cordially invited to celebrate the end of Contemporary Art Month 2014.  There will be food, and drink, and music, and dancing, and awards, and goodness.  Come Join us.  

CAM closing party invite

Congratulations are in order to the following for their artistic efforts during CAM 2014.  If you see any of these folks on the street clap them on the back, buy them a drink, and show up to the CAM closing party at Chris Park to see them accept their award.

The Winners are:

  • Miss CAM Antonio:   Alison Skopec
  • Alchemic Reactions Award for Collaborating Artists:  MAP (Moveable Art Party)by the Artist Foundation
  • The R Mutt Award For Novel Media:  "No Talking, Just Typing" Mat Kubo/La Carpa Guadalupe
  • Art is Life and Life is Art award: Esferas Perdidas
  • The Big Boal Award for Participatory Art:  "La Tensión Extendida" by Manuel Rocha Iturbide at Three Walls
  • Through the Looking Glass Award for Bending Perceptions: SPARE PARTS presents Lady Base Gallery: "Short Stories"
  • I am Not Spock Award for Doing the Unexpected: Esferas Perdidas
  • Best of CAM: "Samson and Delilah" by Guy Hundere