Exhibitions

Openings: October 3, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

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LOTERIA! Mural

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6:00 pm Mural dedication & unveiling:

619 Chaparral Street

South Wall of former Kress Building, Ellison Law Offices Parking Lot

Phase I of the project will be unveiled October 3, during ArtWalk.

Pictured Image - Clockwise from top left works by: Matt Peterson, Ricardo Ruiz, Lisa Harrison Ramirez, Catrina Phillips, Lynda Jones, Mark Clark, Raychelle Schaudies, Gerald Lopez, and center, Carol Plumb

The Loteria mural project is funded by grants from the City of Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation-Arts & Cultural Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.  Click here for the full Loteria! story and more information.

 

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2014 DIA DE LOS MUERTOS EXHIBITION: Fables & Folktales of South Texas (through November 21)

“La Limpia and Altar” by Rene’ Cantu

Every October/November, K Space Contemporary highlights the work of South Texas artists and our South Texas spirit.  This year, we are pleased to announce the opening Fables & Folktales of South Texas, a fine art exhibition that delves into the rich and amazing folklore, mythology and urban legends of South Texas and Mexican culture.  Fables & Folktales of South Texas opens Friday, October 3, 6 to 9 pm in conjunction with ArtWalk, and continues through our annual Dia de los Muertos Festival to November 21.

Regional artists have interpreted various stories such as La Llorona, La Lechuza, Dance with the Devil, and some personal stories of their own. Be sure to check out this South Texas art exhibition, featuring the excellent artwork of our South Texas artists.

Participating artists (all artists from Corpus Christi unless otherwise noted):  Sindi Alvarado, Mark Bueno (Colorado), Rene’ Cantu,  Mark Clark (Brownsville), Ana Cortes, Celeste de Luna, Sarah Fedak, David Fuentes, Patricia Jane Fugitt (San Antonio), Norma Gafford, Georgia Griffin,  Jenifer Hartsfield, Narice Hopp, Lynda Jones, Dwayne Kraatz, Gerald Lopez, Al Molina, Jimmy Pena, Catrina Phillips, Barbra Riley, John Self, Amanda Shepherd, Paul Valadez (Edinburg), Cheryl Votzmeyer, Day Wheeler, Carolyn Young, Mayra Viviana Zamora.

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Art Star October 3-24: Teresa Ruiz

painting by Teresa Ruiz

Teresa Ruiz was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. She attended Texas A & I University in Kingsville, Texas where she received her BFA with an emphasis in printmaking graduating Magna Cum Laude. She also has an MFA in painting from Temple University, at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA where she was awarded a Future Faculty Fellowship. In 1993 she taught painting and drawing at Rhode Island School of Design.

Teresa had a one person show at 1203 Art Space in San Antonio, TX in 1995.  In 2009 she was part of a group show of Texas artists called Amistad II (Texas Art in Peru) in Arequipa, Peru. She is also part of the permanent collection of the Art Museum of South Texas.

 

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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

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