STC Starr County Campus exhibits local minimalist artist Ricardo Benavides
South Texas College’s Starr County Campus Library Art Gallery proudly presents “Receso” an exhibit featuring artwork by Ricardo Benavides. The exhibit opens Wednesday, October 4 and will be on view until December 4, 2017. A talk and opening reception with the artist will be held on October 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the STC Starr County Campus Library (Bldg. F), located at 142 FM 3167 in Rio Grande City. Admission is free and open to the public.
Ricardo Benavides is a local artist who earned his Master of Fine Art degree in 2014 from the University of Texas – Pan American. He uses painting, digital photography, and ceramics to explore minimalism and construction inspired by the sophisticated and globalized culture of Mexico. In this mixed-media exhibit, Benavides translates complex societal constructs into minimalistic layers and shapes of color.
STC’s Library Art Gallery exhibits regional, national and international artwork, explores new visions and theories of creativity, and introduces innovative artistic expressions to the South Texas region.