Spellerberg Projects Winter 2022/Spring 2023

Spellerberg Projects is excited to announce a 6-month partnership with Clamp Light Studios & Gallery Director and resident artist Raul Rene Gonzalez. Beginning October 2022 and continuing through March 2023, Gonzalez will organize and curate solo exhibitions featuring San Antonio artists: Sara Corley Martinez, Andrei Renteria, Kim Bishop, Donovan Martinez, Barbara Felix, and Gonzalez. Each artist will exhibit recent and new works, responding to the space’s storefront gallery setting.

Top (left to right): Raul Rene Gonzalez, Sara Corley Martinez, Andrei Renteria. Bottom (left to right): Kim Bishop, Donovan Martinez, Barbara Felix.

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.

Guests look at Martinez's art in an art gallery
Sara Corley Martinez's art looks a little like a messy house
Performance documentation of Martinez painting in the backyard

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.

A large drawing, and a sculpture made out of a truck door
A sculpture that looks like a joint
A sculpture made of a drum with the word

Kim Bishop is a nationally exhibited artist working from her San Antonio, Texas, based studio for the past 20 years. In her December exhibition, “In a Dark Room,” Bishop’s imagery focuses on the entanglement of body, time, and movement. She uses this imagery to create a holistic self-portrait that embodies universal themes.

Spellerberg Projects in print! We are mentioned in the December 2022 of Harper’s in relation to a piece by Raul Rene Gonzalez, whose show opens in February.

The cover of Harper's Magazine, December 2022 issue
A magazine interior, showing a painting of a father folding laundry with his daughters

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