Lots on News this month. Not to mention EAST!
Modern Rocks Gallery
- "Unseen Hendrix" - at Modern Rocks Gallery, Friday 7th November, 7pm to 10pm. Previously unseen live photographs of the legendary Jimi Hendrix, taken by Austin photographer, Robert Hewgley in 1969 will be unveiled in the gallery for the first time. To commemorate this exciting world exclusive, Modern Rocks Gallery and Robert Hewgley have collaborated to print sets of strictly limited edition photographs especially for this premiere show, signed and numbered individually by Robert. The event is being filmed by the art channel "Ovation TV" with hand crafted cocktails by Deep Eddy Vodka.
- Three of Lynne Brotman's fiber pieces will be shown at the International Houston Quilt Festival October 30th- November 3rd. They are part of a series " Twelve Voices Into One" featured in the Fiber Art Special Textile exhibition section.
This is happening at the WPA studio on First Saturday, November 8, Bldg. 3, Unit 102.Come visit the WPA studio and check out 3 techniques that would be perfect for printing on fabric: Lumi sun-sensitive dye, screenprinting (including how to set up your own home exposure unit), and linoleum relief prints--three techniques perfect for PrintAustin's Print Exchange. (Check outhttp://printaustin.org/call
s-for-entry/ for more info on the exchange as well as two other calls for entry). The WPA studio will be open from 12-6, but demos will be happening from 3-6. Come join in!Demos for using Lumi dye will focus on prints made with transparencies as well as shadow prints using found objects. Visitors will get a look at the wide range of colored dyes available. Our Lumi demonstrator will also play with diluting the colors for a pastel effect and mixing or overlapping dyes for new colors. A laptop will be available during the demos so visitors can see the Lumi guides on their very inspiring website.
No. 4 St. James
Visit the No. 4 St. James Texas Showroom
Thursdays & Fridays 10am - 4pm
We often get requests to experience our Texas-based products in person—to smell the various flavors of Cat Spring Yaupon Tea, try on the Original Texas Tactical Hats, or see just how shiny our Copper Mexican Mule Mugs really are. So we've decided to open our Texas Showroom to the public two days each week. Come on by and touch and feel the best Texas product brands in person.And while you’re here, see what the No. 4 St. James team is up to. Daily, our studio is a creative space where we meet with product makers, conduct photo shoots, and brainstorm our next Texas adventures.Come by and say hello!No. 4 St. JamesBuilding 2 #106 B
Art Science Gallery
Saturday, November 1st 4-7pm
Jewelry Trunk Show with Mae-Mae Stiles of m2 JEWELRY
Join us for a trunk show of m2 JEWELRY with Austin artist Mae-Mae Stiles, one of the artists featured in our science-inspired gift shop! Mae-Mae is not only a jeweler, she is also an engineer! We think her modern, minimal, colorful designs evoke a sense of wonder expressed in mid-century design about science and exploration! She’ll be revealing custom jewelry based on our Art.Science.Gallery. logo (created by Austin designer Jennifer Braham). m2 JEWELRY pairs perfectly with other offerings from our gallery gift shop such as Stellar Science Series illustrations by Brooklyn-based designer Jed Dore and pashminas and silk scarves by Cyberoptix Tie Lab. Beverages by Zhi Tea & Treaty Oak Distilling Co.! RSVP atM2gallerytrunkshow.eventbrite.
com to be automatically entered to win a pair of m2 earrings and a Stellar Science Series print by Jed Dore.
Mae-Mae’s unique work often has vintage elements dating to the 1900’s including semi precious stones, recycled glass, wood, pearls, crystals, amber and vintage Lucite. “I never take my U.S. citizenship for granted and know how important local community is to keep the economy vibrant so more than 75% of my beads and supplies are bought locally. I want you to feel proud to wear my jewelry and feel good that your money is going back into keeping your community strong. Thank you and please recycle.”
Saturday, November 8th 6:30pm-8pm
Artist Talk with Laurie Frick
Join us for an artist talk by X Marks The Spot artist Laurie Frick, who will discuss her data art and self-tracking experiments, and her new smartphone app FRICKbits, which allows you to take back your data and turn it into art! Doors at 6:30, talk at 7pm.
RSVP on Eventbrite: Frick.eventbrite.com
EAST Austin Studio Tour
November 15-16 & 22-23 Extended hours 11am-6pm
The Superlative Light Book Release + Signing with Photographer Robert Shults
November 15 6-10pm. The book presents Shults’ black and white documentary photographs of the Texas Petawatt Laser facility at the University of Texas at Austin, and was recently featured in The New York Times, WIRED, and Smithsonian, as well as regional media such as Alcalde and Longhorn Network.
RSVP at SuperlativeLightATX.
eventbrite.com to be automatically entered to win a signed book!Also, don’t forget that the deadline to submit Art/Science trading cards to our annual fundraiser show is December 1st! Details atartsciencegallery.com/opencall