Category Archives: Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Caminos de Espana

Caminos de España

South Texas College faculty reflect on trip to Salamanca, Spain in recent library exhibition.

Caminos de Espana

South Texas College’s Library Art Gallery presents “Caminos de España,” an exhibition that tells the story of a recent STC study abroad trip to Salamanca, Spain.

The Gallery will host an artist lecture on February 7 at 5:30 p.m. during the exhibit reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. Admission is free and open to the public.

The exhibit opens Tuesday, January 22 and runs through February 28.

The works in this exhibition were created by ten South Texas College faculty members who participated in Study Abroad trips to Spain during the summer of 2018. Each artist found artistic inspiration in the experience and brought back with them unique creative perspectives on what it means to travel in Spain.

Participants include: Delia Magdaleno, Heaven Mendoza, Hector Villarreal, Juan Silva, Margaretha Bischoff, Patricia Ballinger, Pedro Perez, Phyllis Leverich, Rachael Brown, and Sarah Tamez.

STC’s Library Art Gallery Program organizes exhibitions and educational programs to engage student understanding, stimulate inquiry, support academic curriculum, and inspire continued education through direct engagement with artists, scholars, and original works of art.

For more information contact 956-872-3488 or gotvos@southtexascollege.edu or visit https://library.southtexascollege.edu/libraryart.

Image: Phyllis Leverich, Inkjet print-encaustic, 2018.

STC Alumni Art Show

South Texas College’s Library Art Gallery presents “STC Alumni: Carmen Castillo & Gabriela Cantú,” an exhibition by two local artists.

Castillo and Cantú both attended South Texas College  before going on to UTRGV and working as professional artists in the RGV. This show celebrates alumni who began their journey at STC and continue to make an impact on the area.

The Gallery will host an artist talk/reception on April 11 from 6-7 p.m. at the Technology Campus Library Art Gallery located at 3700 W. Military Hwy, Bldg. A in McAllen. Admission is free and open to the public.

The exhibit opens Tuesday, January 29 and runs through May 10, 2019.

STC’s Library Art Gallery Program organizes exhibitions and educational programs to engage student understanding, stimulate inquiry, support academic curriculum, and inspire continued education through direct engagement with artists, scholars, and original works of art.

For more information contact 956-872-3488 or gotvos@southtexascollege.edu or visit https://library.southtexascollege.edu/libraryart.

I Miss That Feeling

South Texas College’s Library Art Gallery presents “I Miss That Feeling,” an installation exhibition by artist Barbara Miñarro.

Barbara Miñarro was born in Monterrey, Mexico and currently lives and works in San Antonio, Texas. As an artist influenced between two cultures, Miñarro’s work explores ideas of the body in migration. Her soft sculptures, installations and paintings utilize the tactile memory of clothing, the earth and the physical body to express the emotional journey of immigration.

The Gallery will host a workshop on February 25 at 1 p.m. in the library, followed by an artist talk at 6:00 p.m. during the exhibit reception from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Mid-Valley Campus Library Art Gallery located at 400 N Border Ave in Weslaco. Admission is free and open to the public.

The exhibit opens Tuesday, February 5 and runs through February 25.

STC’s Library Art Gallery Program organizes exhibitions and educational programs to engage student understanding, stimulate inquiry, support academic curriculum, and inspire continued education through direct engagement with artists, scholars, and original works of art.

For more information contact 956-872-3488 or gotvos@southtexascollege.edu or visit https://library.southtexascollege.edu/libraryart.

Sensoria

Sensoria by Jesse Amado

San Antonio artist creates artwork to stimulate the senses.

South Texas College’s Library Art Gallery proudly presents “Sensoria” an exhibition by Jesse Amado.

Jesse Amado received his Master of Fine Art degree in 1990 from the University of Texas San Antonio and is known for art that is conceptual and highly formal. His practice occupies the minimal space that hovers between life and art. Amado’s projects are combined with seminal pieces from the past, tracing the artist’s investigation of text, repetition, and communication.

On March 6th, the Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery will host an artist talk at 1:00 p.m. followed by a reception from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the South Texas College Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery located at 3201 W. Pecan Boulevard in McAllen, Texas. Admission is free and open to the public.
The exhibit opens Wednesday, March 6 and runs through May 10, 2019.

The South Texas College Library Art Gallery Program organizes exhibitions and educational programs to engage student understanding of art and its role in culture, support academic curriculum, and inspire continued education through direct engagement with artists, scholars, and original works of art.

For more information, contact Gina Otvos at (956) 872-3488 or gotvos@southtexascollege.edu or visit https://library.southtexascollege.edu/libraryart.

Jesse Amado