The Carver Gallery offers a diverse range of historical and contemporary exhibitions that include painting, sculpture, graphics, photography, and the decorative arts by local and regional artists. Located in the Jo Long Theatre lobby, the gallery and exhibits are available for public viewing at no cost.
Schedule subject to change.
The Color of Blind | Curated Exhibition
September 27, 2019 – November 8, 2019
Reception, Friday, September 27, 2019, 6-9 PM
The Color of Blind is an interactive art show designed for viewers to explore and ‘see’ art by using senses other than sight. This multi-sensory exhibition will feature curated works by local and regional artists. Also featured will be artwork by students enrolled in special ceramics classes for individuals with visual impairments and intellectual disabilities, taught at The Carver in collaboration with the show. facebook.com/www.colorfortheblind
November 14, 2019 – January 9, 2020
GAGA | 2020: Seeing the Abstract Terrain
January 16, 2020 – March 13, 2020
Reception, Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6-8 PM
Featuring 20 artists of the Gentileschi Aegis Gallery Association, this compilation of abstract paintings touches on some of the complicated and myriad approaches established within the field of art. These artworks acknowledge artistic approach, design, color, form, movement, and balance. In doing so, they also affirm artist intention. gentileschiaegis.wordpress.com
[RESCHEDULED FOR 2020-21 SEASON] Ric Slocum and Pam Slocum
March 19, 2020 – May 8, 2020
[Cancelled] Reception, Thursday, March 19, 2020, 6-8 PM
San Antonio playwright and set designer Ric Slocum enjoyed a 37-year career as Professor of Drama at Our Lady of the Lake University. His love of design and of art took him eventually in a different direction, and he has become an artist in his own right, specializing in acrylics and oils.
[POSTPONED, DATE TBA] Dr. James W. Brown
May 14, 2020 – June 26, 2020
[POSPONED, DATE TBA] Reception, Thursday, May 14, 2020, 6-8 PM
James W. Brown began painting watercolors as a form of relaxation. While he has no formal art training, Brown’s “Young Hunters” was accepted into the International Association of Pastel Societies Exhibition in 1999. His painting, Soup-Line, depicting the depression era, was accepted into the prestigious Pastel Society of America juried exhibition in New York City. His works are held in private collections throughout the United States. Brown’s works can also been seen at his eastside gallery, adjacent to his state-of-the-art dental practice. jameswbrownart.com
[RESCHEDULED FOR 2020-21 SEASON] Barbara Felix
July 2, 2020 – August 7, 2020
[CANCELED] Reception, Thursday, July 2, 2020, 6-8 PM
Barbara Felix is an Afro-Latinx contemporary figurative artist. Her newest work, The Color of Women, expands to celebrate diverse female connections in mixed media collage portraiture. Her Texas State University coursework fired her love of the human figure and inspired her long pursuit to work as an artist. Her works combine traditional media, mixed media and multi-media genres. barbarafelix.com
August 13, 2020 – October 2, 2020
Reception, Thursday, August 13, 2020, 6-8 PM
San Antonio native Christopher Elliott Zuniga’s central core of this work can be found in film, sculpture, drawings, and collage in the exploration of the “Human Condition,” which evolves from autobiographical accounts of his maternal grandmother’s life and death. His body of work is the impetus for his journey through her life and body as it was affected by the diabetes.
Exhibitions and dates
Subject to change.