Andrei Renteria eearned his BFA from Sul Ross State University in 2010 and his MFA at the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015. His November exhibition, “2666,” incorporated mixed-media including drawing, painting, sculpture, and assemblage. The show expressed the experimental approach to material and research with which he investigates the U.S.-Mexico frontera.
Sara Corley Martinez was born in Frederick, Maryland, and received her MFA from the University of Cincinnati in 2011. Her October exhibition, “Drawing Restraints,” comprised a series of photographs and mixed-media sculptures. These pieces combine performance with the obstacles of motherhood, being an artist, and being an aging woman.
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.
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.
Gallery update! The last couple of months we’ve focused on our community. Last month we presented a group show of our studio artists Alex Renbarger, Jennifer Moore, Juania Sueños, Laurel Coyle and Sam Foster.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This past season at Spellerberg Projects, my gallery in Lockhart, Texas, I presented four shows of emerging and mid-career artists curated by Caroline Frost (plus one I curated).
Dana Robinson is a Brooklyn-based artist addressing topics of youth, Black feminine identity, ownership, and nostalgia. Her April exhibition “I’ll Tell You This for Free” featured 4 works on panel from her Ebony Reprinted series and 2 works on silk.
“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.