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Let Us Introduce the Curator for CAM Perennial 2015!!

 As Previously Mentioned, Amy Mackie has been invited to curate the CAM Perennial exhibition for 2015.  Ms. Mackie has never been to San Antonio, and as of this posting is currently conducting studio visits with San Antonio artists.  We are excited to see what connections Ms. Mackie sees/makes between artists.

Amy Mackie is a curator and writer based in New Orleans. She is also Co-Director of PARSE (parsenola.com). She previously served as Director of Visual Arts at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans and prior to that as Curatorial Associate at the New Museum in New York. Mackie was the recipient of a 2013 Curatorial Fellowship from the Stavanger Municipality Culture Department in Norway, a 2010 Research Fellowship at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, England, and a 2009 CEC Artslink Grant to organize a project in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has lectured at Bard College, Brooklyn College, the College of Charleston, and Yale University, and has written for Art in AmericaArt PapersFANTOM Photographic QuarterlyPelican BombUniverses in Universe, and various publications and catalogs. She organized “It Could Go Either Way:  Mariam Ghani + Erin Ellen Kelly” at Rogaland Kunstsenter in Stavanger, Norway in 2014. The exhibition will be travel to the Anchorage Museum in Anchorage, Alaska in 2015. She is also working on a book that traces the evolution of the artist-run spaces and alternative arts organizations in New Orleans from 2005 to the present. Mackie holds an M.A. in curatorial studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College and a B.A. in liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College. 

Updates for the upcoming CAM 2015

So, as you can see, we are still in the process of developing new graphics for the website for CAM 2015, but that doesn't mean that we are not working hard on other aspects of CAM.  We are proud to announce the following bits of information:

 

1.  Our partnering city for the CAM Perennial exhibition and CAMx (exchange) is....New Orleans, LA.

2. Our curator for the CAM Perennial Exhibition 2015 is....Amy Mackie.  Amy is a curator and writer based in New Orleans, and the C0-Director of PARSE. "PARSE is an art space and curatorial residency in New Orleans' Central Business District that serves as a platform for critical dialog about contemporary art." Here is a link to PARSE

3. Our partnering Artist Run Space for CAMx is...Good Children Gallery.  "Good Children Gallery is a pioneer artist-run space in the St Claude Arts District aimed at enhancing the cultural landscape of New Orleans."  Here is a link to Good Children Gallery

 

 

CAM 2015 is in the works.

Hello everybody!  Well, the Holiday season is about to begin  (There putting Christmas stuff out already at Lowes!!!), and pretty soon the year will be over, then CAM will be here.  So we just want to let you know that we are busy gearing up for what will be CAM's 30th Anniversary!!!!  Help us make this 30th year of CAM even bigger and better.  Click the donate button.  Thanks.

Temporary CAM 2015 logo

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.