currently on display:
Art Star Gallery March 7-28: My Republic: photography by Dominic Bracco II
“My Republic: My Republic is a series of personal reflections on South Texas constructed by two narratives – one personal – the other returning as a journalist – that often intersect. The title My Republic comes from a revolutionary uprising known as La Republica Del Rio Grande that lasted one year, yet the conflicting ideas of race, nationalism and patriotism remain in the region.
My Republic feels more like a chaotic journal than a narrative. This is the beginning of understanding the place that I call home. It’s my story. My family’s history. But it’s also the perspective of someone looking at their home critically. The images of my life are unique, faded, and fleeting like the memories they represent and build the structure for the work.” - Dominic Bracco II
Photographer and playwright Dominic Bracco II’s work explores the effects of global economics on local communities. Dominic has been recognized with a W. Eugene Smith Fellowship, a Chris Hondros Fund grant, three Pulitzer Center grants, and the Tim Hetherington Memorial Award. Dominic was also a finalist for the Alexia Foundation Professional Grant, The Lange Taylor Prize, and the Emerging Photographer Fund. In 2012 PDN Magazine named Dominic one of the year’s 30 up-and-coming photographers to watch. His work has been published in Harpers Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.
Dominic has degrees in journalism and Spanish literature from the University of Texas at Arlington where a 30-print archive of his work is held in the Center for Southwestern Studies. Dominic is also a founding member of the collective Prime. He is based in Mexico City.
In the Hot Spot Gallery (inside K Space Art Studios-3rd Floor)
March 7-28: Nexus Art Collective
Nexus Art Collective is a group of artists who have banded together from our association as graduate students at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. We have, however, chosen to be an independent art group to promote artwork unbound from the limitations of any establishment or institution. This is art for the sake of the artist, a refreshingly selfish endeavor. By definition, nexus is a connected group or series. What binds us is simple; an unwavering passion for art.
Main Gallery – March 22- April 4, 2014
Representing the TAMUCC Department of Art and the School of Arts, Media, and Communication, Versantium will showcase ten artists working in a variety of mediums seeking their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
OPENING RECEPTION: March 22, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Meet the artists at the reception at K Space Contemporary located in downtown Corpus Christi.
Artwalk Reception: A special closing reception will take place on April 4, 2014 from 5:30-9pm in conjunction with ArtWalk. Both events are free and open to the public.
Join us for this diverse exhibition and celebration. Artists: Kari E. Blalack, Ana Cortes, L. Elizabeth Hood, Sabrina Martinez, Julie Ridenour, Ashley E. Sims, Kelly Spencer, Heather A. Trierweiler, Cheryl Votzmeyer, Eloisa Zapata
About exhibitions at K Space Contemporary:
Featured Exhibitions in our Main Gallery run for 6-8 weeks and generally open with a First Friday ArtWalk. Feature exhibitions are chosen from proposals submitted by artists to our annual review or curated by our Exhibition Committee. SUBMIT YOUR ARTWORK
K Space also has one or two juried exhibitions per year. The Third Coast National is an annual exhibition which began in 2007. Other juried shows are thematic like: Twisted Spurs in 2009 and Watered Down in 2012.
Art Star exhibitions are located in our gift shop and feature small works at affordable prices. This series focuses on highlighting local talent. Art Star shows change monthly and open with First Friday ArtWalks.
Hot Spot exhibitions are located in the Hot Spot gallery on the third floor of the building inside K Space Art Studios. Hot Spot gallery features the works of regional artists, youth and K Space Studio Artists. Hot Spot shows change monthly throughout the year and open with First Friday ArtWalks. Click here for Hot Spot Rental Info