Sending appreciation and well-wishes to our outgoing gallery coordinator Alex Renbarger as she heads to Nebraska to begin an MFA at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The image on the right is a painting she made of the gallery.

Alex Renbarger, a woman standing in a gallery with a clipboard. She is wearing a red cardigan.
A painting of the Spellerberg Projects storefront gallery.

This month we present the “Screep Show,” works by Skully Gustafson, Tyler Hagebusch, Jimmy Frezza and studio artist Sam Foster. Screep (Scary + Creepy) formed at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in the early 2000’s.

Artists Skully Gustafson and Jimmy Frezza speak with Marty Spellerberg outside Spellerberg Projects gallery.
Artwork on view in an art gallery. On one wall, twenty small drawings hang on a grid. Seven larger paintings hang on another wall. The style is chaotic and dark.
Eight paintings hang on a gallery wall. The style mixes tight renderings of figures with chaotic brush strokes and chaotic impasto.

Jamie Panzer is an Austin-based artist. His July exhibition “Lyrical Space” displayed mixed media work reflecting his ongoing interest in recycling and rearranging found materials collected from his surroundings.

A guest examines artwork by Jamie Panzer at Spellerberg Projects gallery
A grid of artwork by Jamie Panzer on display at Spellerberg Projects gallery
An achromatic collage by Jamie Panzer

bradycollings is an interdisciplinary queer artist and drag queen from the piney woods of East Texas, currently pursuing an MFA in painting from Texas Tech. Their June exhibition, “do i not fill heaven and earth?“, translated meditations on nostalgia and voyeurism into objects and images.

Gallery coordinator Alex Renbarger discusses bradycollings' art with a guest at Spellerberg Projects gallery.
bradycollings' art on display at Spellerberg Projects gallery.
An achromatic painting of a boy, with thick impasto, by bradycollings.

This week at my gallery, Spellerberg Projects in Lockhart TX, we featured “Resistance Is…“, protest photography by Ursula Rogers. By exhibiting acts of solidarity in resistance to systematic oppression, Rogers reminds viewers of the power of the people.

A woman examines photographs in a gallery. The text
Installation view of photographs hanging in an art gallery.
A person wearing a jean jacket waives a pride flag, where across the street a crowd has gathered with American and Texan flags on the grounds of the Caldwell County courthouse.

Hannah Lee, born and raised in Louisiana, received her her MFA in Painting from The New York Academy of Art. Her May exhibition “Magic Shell” featured 11 oil paintings exploring discrepancies between how we present ourselves and are perceived by others.

Guests mingle at Spellerberg Projects. Seen from the street at night, the gallery interior is bright while the surroundings are dark.
Paintings by Hannah Lee on display at Spellerberg Projects gallery.
Hannah Lee's artwork

Bitter Tears,” paintings on tuna cans(!) by Patrick Gorman, a Texas-based artist from Dallas. He has a BFA in painting from Texas State University and began focusing on collage and assemblage in 2021.

A couple examines a display of small paintings in an art gallery.
Five small paintings hanging on a wall. The objects are circular, and are made by applying paint and collage to the bottoms of tuna cans.
A circular collage that includes an image of a roman bust, a pencil drawing of a hog, and bits of colored paper and film.

Two Realities,” by Hannah Purvis, at our Main St gallery. These figurative paintings explore technology, the artist’s identity as a neurodivergent female, and unrealistic beauty standards created by social media.

An art gallery with several paintings on the walls.
A woman poses in an art gallery, smiling and pointing at one of her paintings.
A painting showing a female body, distorted by colorful glitches.

The Artist’s Studio,” paintings by Alex Renbarger, at our Main St gallery. This series depicts what a painter sees on a daily basis. The works uses a muted and minimal color palette, with inorganic lines and strong sources of light.

Two women stand in an art gallery, facing a wall upon which two medium-sized paintings hang.
An art gallery with five medium-sized paintings hanging on the walls.
An oil painting depicting an artist's studio, with an easel and a canvas.

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