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2016 Exhibits

To Soften the Flight of Time: Sculpture by Roger Colombik
(July 8, 2016 - September 4, 2016) A presentation of the West Texas Triangle consortium of museums. Colombik's work explores his seemingly endless travels and their influence upon his understanding of cultural identity and the synergetic relationship between memory and history.

Angelo State University Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition
(July 8, 2016 - September 4, 2016) Featuring new work by ASU's art faculty members, Esteban Apodaca,  Katherine Bunker,  Edwin Cuenco, Randy Hall, Chris Stewart, Ben Sum, and John Vinklarek.

21st San Angelo National Ceramic Competion
(April 15th, 2016 - June 26, 2016) This years invited artist was Ron Meyers of Athens, Georgia and juror was Christy Johnson. For the award winners and more information click HERE.

A Voyage Across Cultures: The Enduring Fascination of Chinese Export Porcelain
(January 29 - March 27, 2016)
A Voyage across Cultures showcased hallmark and rare examples of exported porcelain produced between 1795 and 1850 from an important private collection in Dallas.

BIG: Large-scale works from SAMFA's collections
(January 29 - March 27, 2016)
Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson Pollock and also Zanne Hochberg and Lois Lane (featured in this exhibit) reveled in working on large surfaces, because of the emotion and energy that could be transferred directly from the artist to the canvas, and remain in the artwork.

2015 Exhibits

Venetian Paintings from the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation
(November 19th, 2015 - January 10th, 2016) An exhibit spanning 300 years of Venetian master painters. Includes works by Tintoretto, Giorgione, and Tiepolo.

Mediterranea: American Art from the Graham D. Williford Charitable Trust
(November 19th, 2015 - January 10th, 2016) Luminous paintings by American artists basking in the beauty of the Mediterranean in the time of John Ruskin and Henry James.

Creative Energy: Art about the Texas Energy Boom
(September 17 - November 8) Sculptures and paintings by 3 different artists who depict the lives and work of oil field workers and the man-modified West Texas landscape. The artists are Joe Barrington, Jon Flaming, and Glen Smith.

Meditations
(September 17 - November 8) Religious and secular expressions of peace in art from around the world. Includes photos by National Geographic Creative photographer Greg Davis and selections from SAMFA's collection.

Mystical Arts of Tibet
(September 28 - October 3) Mandala Sand Painting Live Exhibition and Sacred Musical Performance by the Tibetan Lamas of Drepung Loseling Monastery

Patricia Nix: Icon of American Art
(July 9 - September 6) Showcased spectacular examples created over the course of this native West Texan’s long and successful career.

West Texas Triangle: Sculpture by Ben Woitena
(July 9 - September 6) A selection of wall, pedestal, and floor pieces by Houston sculptor Ben Woitena.

Portraits of the Earth: Margaret Boozer and Juan Granados
(April 17 - June 21) An invitational ceramics exhibit featuring wall pieces, pedestal works, and installations by two cutting-edge contemporary artists.

100 Years: A Celebration of Master Potter Otto Heino
(April 17 - June 21) In honor of what would have been his 100th birthday (April 20), this exhibit is a selection of Otto Heino’s signature works (along with works by his wife Vivika and their collaborations), on loan from the collection of Helen Heino.

Ceramics from the Collection of John and Darlene Williams
(April 17 - June 21) Notable selections from a collection spanning several decades, now given to SAMFA by Dallas collectors and SAMFA patrons John and Darlene Williams.

Art History Dog Fight: New Work by Nell Painter
(February 14th - April 5th) Paintings, prints, and collages by award winning historian and author, now artist, Nell Irvin Painter.

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2014 Exhibits

 

Mexican Baroque Masterpieces
(December 11th - April 5th) Major works by some of the most important artists of the Spanish Colonial period, from SAMFA’s own collection. Featuring newly-restored canvases by Antonio de Torres (1667-1731) and large-scale, newly-framed paintings by Cristobal de Villalpando (c. 1649-1714).

West Texas Wunderkammer
(December 11th - April 5th) This exhibit explores the Baroque origins of the modern museum—and gives it a Texas twist! The 17th century collectors’ cabinets (or wunderkammern—chambers of wonders) were eclectic compilations of paintings, sculptures, scientific and musical instruments, natural history specimens, and exotica from the New World. This exhibit recreates the atmosphere of a European wunderkammer, but showcases objects of beauty, curiosity, and wonder from Texas and Texas collections.

Eastern Illumination: Japanese Masterworks and American Art Inspired by Japanese Tradtions
(September 18th - November 20th) A beautiful selection of traditional ink paintings by Shozo Sato, National Treasure of Japan, and contemporary sculptures by Kana Harada, Joan Son, and Linda Mihara.

West Texas Triangle: Ken Little
(July 10 – September 7, 2014) An exciting selection of sculpture by acclaimed San Antonio mixed-media artist Ken Little. Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts and other WTT institutions: The Grace Museum in Abilene, The Old Jail Art Center in Albany, The Museum of the Southwest in Midland, and The Ellen Noel Museum in Odessa

Angelo State University Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition
(July 10 – September 7, 2014) Featuring new work by ASU’s art faculty members: Esteban Apodaca, Katherine Bunker, Edwin Cuenco, Randy Hall, John Mattson, Ben Sum, and John Vinklarek. Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

20th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 11 – June 29, 2014) Juror: Léopold Foulem, Montréal, CA
Invited Artist: Jason Walker, Bellingham, WA

Soul of the Frontier: The Paintings of H.W. Caylor
(January 30 - March 30, 2014) A first-of-its-kind presentation of the art of Big Spring artist Harvey Wallace Caylor (1867-1932), who lived the life of the Texas frontier and captured it in his paintings.

Sculpture by Master Western Artist Gib Singleton
(January 30 - March 30, 2014) Western Art Sculpture on display by Gib Singleton, the foremost Western and Biblical sculptor in America – and, many critics and collectors argue, the world!

The Muses: Art about the Arts
(January 30 - March 30, 2014) A unique selection of prints, drawings, photos, sculptures and paintings inspired by the arts.

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2013 Exhibits

 

Oil and Water: Paintings by Marco Sassone
(Nov 21, 2013 – Jan 19, 2014) Features visually compelling urban landscapes by world-renowned Italian painter Marco Sassone, inspired by the relationship between reality as it is presented to us in the media and the reality of actual experience.
Exhibition organized through Katharine T. Carter and Associates.

Jayne Duryea: Glass in the Heart of Texas
(Nov 21, 2013 – Jan 19, 2014) Presenting three-dimensional works by Texas artist Jayne Duryea, focusing on light and color with a deep connection to nature, created through traditional Italian glass blowing techniques.

2nd Annual Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition
(October 18, 2013 - August 11, 2014)
Juror: Scott Hicks, Director of Shidoni Foundry and Galleries, Tesuque, NM; Invited Artist

Future Lab: Visions and Choices VI
(September 19 – November 10, 2013) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

Para La Familia: Paintings by Ricardo Hernandez and Fidenicio Duran                  (September 19 – November 10, 2013) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

Three Centuries of American Glass
(July 5-September 1, 2013) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Antelope Light: A Photographic Essay by Lisa F. Richardson
(July 5-September 1, 2013) Organized by the Art Museum of South East Texas

West Texas Triangle: Danville Chadbourne
(July 5-September 1, 2013) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, together with the other WTT museums and the artist


Art of the Pot Invites…
(April 19 – June 23, 2013) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, together with Art of the Pot


San José Tiles from the Collection of Susan Toomey Frost
(April 19 – June 23, 2013) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

Ceramics from the Collection of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts: Recent Acquisitions
(April 19 – June 23, 2013) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

Restless Heart: Early and Contemporary Texas Regionalism
(January 24 – April 7, 2013) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, together with William Reaves Fine Art

 

 2012 Exhibits

 

1st Annual Salmon Sculpture Competition
(October 26, 2012 - August 12, 2013) Juror: Jed Morse, Curator of the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas Invited Artist: Jesús Moroles, Rockport, TX


Sacred Visions: Mexican Folk Retablos from a Private CollectionSacred Visions: Masterpieces of Spanish Colonial and Mexican Religious Art (from the Collection of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
(September 14-January 13, 2013) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


West Texas Triangle: The Sculpture of Catherine Lee ASU Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition 2012
(July 6, 2012 - September 2, 2012) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


19th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 20, 2012 - June 24, 2012) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

Contemporary Art Jewelry – Works from Robly Glover, Nancy Slagle and the Texas Tech University Jewelry Students along with Jewelry by artists Peggy Niño and John Runner
(February 16, 2012 - April 10, 2012) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


A Celebration of Master Jeweler Bart Mann
(February 16, 2012 - April 10, 2012) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Early 20the Century San Angelo Artists with a Special Tribute to the late sculptor Grant Speed
(February 16, 2012 - April 10, 2012) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

 

 2011 Exhibits

 

Art from the Estate of Mary Ellen Bunyard
(November 17, 2011 - January 22, 2012) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


The Seasons in an Earlier America: Selections from the Hosek Collection of American Art
(November 17, 2011 - January 22, 2012) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Zanne Hochberg: The Arts of Our Time
(September 9, 2011 - November 6, 2011) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Gifts That Last Forever: Selections from the Museum’s Collection
(September 9, 2011 - November 6, 2011) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Whatever It Takes – Bert Long Jr
(July 7, 2011 - August 28, 2011) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Form & Substance: The Art of George Tobolowsky
(July 7, 2011 - August 28, 2011) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


George Mendoza: Colors of the Wind
(July 7, 2011 - August 28, 2011) Organized by the Ellen Noel Art Museum, Odessa, TX


Different Directions: Coming Together in Clay
(April 15, 2011 - June 26, 2011) An Invitational Ceramic Exhibit featuring the work of Harris Deller, Marian Haigh, and Ed &Cornelia Gates Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


A Survey of Contemporary Korean Ceramics from the Crow Collection of Asian Art  
(April 15, 2011 June 26, 2011)


The Tile Club – Artists of America’s Aesthetic Movement from the Graham Williford Collection
(April 15, 2011 - June 26, 2011) Organized by the Tyler Museum of Art


ALL ABOUT TEXAS featuring landscape artists Mary Baxter, Walt Davis, Josephine Oliver and Bob Stuth-Wade                                                                                                        
(January 21, 2011 - April 3, 2011) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

  

 2010 Exhibits

 

Good Design: Stories from Herman Miller
(November 5, 2010 - January 9, 2011) Organized by the Muskegon Museum of Art, Michigan in collaboration with The Henry Ford Museum of Dearborn, Michigan, through the generous support of Herman Miller, Inc.


Viva Mexico              
(September 16, 2010 - October 24, 2010) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts in cooperation with the West Texas Collection at Angelo State University


Work After Work: An Exhibit of the Art Department Faculty of Angelo State University
(July 8, 2010 - September 5, 2010) The exhibit will include the artwork of Esteban Apodaca, Randy Hall, Peggy Niño, Ben Sum, Kat Truth and John Vinklarek. Faculty members will also be giving Gallery Talks during Downtown Artwalk scheduled in July and August. The exhibit will run through September 5th.


Sherry Owens: A Survey – Rooted in the Earth
(July 8, 2010 - September 5, 2010) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


18th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 16, 2010 - June 20, 2010) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Through this competition the museum celebrates the creativity of the talented artists represented in the exhibition and presents a broad overview of current artistic attitudes.


Art in Hard Times: Lithographs from the Bill and Mary Cheek Collection – A Gift to the Museum
(February 4, 2010 - March 28, 2010) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

 

 2009 Exhibits

 

Martelé: Silver of Le Beau Monde from the Collection of Suzanne and Joel Sugg
(December 17, 2009 - March 28, 2010) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Martelé Silver – the name itself carries connotations of luxury. It is indeed a magnificent, luxurious line of silver objects made from the late 1800s through the 1930s by the Gorham Manufacturing Company of Providence, Rhode Island.

A River Flows Down: Works on Paper by Bill Pangburn                                   
(November 19, 2009 - January 24, 2010) Organized by the Dishman Art Museum, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas


Visions and Choices V
(September 24, 2009 - November 29, 2009) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. At the Art Museum it is our belief that San Angelo itself is the “greatest work of art” and that each of us has the potential to help build, create and refine this wonderful place.


Ten Years of Love: SAMFA’s 10th Anniversary in its New Building
(September 24, 2009 - November 29, 2009) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The founders of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts determined at the start that it was important to have a collection.


Yard Show
(September 24, 2009 – November 15, 2009) Organized by Texas Folklife and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts in collaboration with Jill Nokes


James Surls
(July 16, 2009- August 16, 2009) Organized by the West Texas Triangle, Museum Lobby. James Surls is one of the most preeminent artists that the state of Texas has produced.


Edward Kemeys Sculpture From the Collection of J. Willis Johnson    
(July 16, 2009 - September 6, 2009) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The essence of Kemeys work was not anatomical accuracy, about the ability to convey the sense of wildness in his sculptures. He worked in an impressionistic style, capturing behaviours, expressions and animal traits.


Art and the Animal
(July 16, 2009 - September 6, 2009) Produced for the Society of Animal Artists by David J. Wagner, L.L.C., David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator/Tour Director


Directions: Coming Together in Clay: Joe Bova, Sunyong Chung, Billy Ray Mangham
(April 17, 2009 - June 28, 2009) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


The 2008 Orton International Cone Box Show
(April 17, 2009 - June 28, 2009) Organized by Baker University. The show travels to both national and international locations giving numerous people the opportunity to view and learn from these intriguing ceramics statements.


Sparks: The Ceramic Art of Peter Callas
(April 17, 2009 - June 28, 2009) Organized by the Daum Museum, Sedalia, Missouri


Russell Lee Photographs
(January 29, 2009- April 5, 2009) An exhibition by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin, presented in partnership with Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities


Mexico’s Master Photographer: The Work of Manuel Alvarez-Bravo from the Collection of Dave and Lyn Hills
(January 29, 2009- April 5, 2009) Manuel Alvarez Bravo, whose career spanned over 8 decades, is one of the great masters of 20th century photography and a profoundly influential figure in Mexican and Latin American photography.


Assemblage & Collage: James Michael Starr
(January 29, 2009- April 5, 2009) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.
“I am fascinated by the contradictions that my own art continually brings up before my eyes.”

 

 2008 Exhibits

 

Early Texas Art in the Concho Valley
(November 20, 2008- January 18, 2009) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Texas in My Soul: A.C. Cook & the Hock Shop Collection      
(November 20, 2008- January 18, 2009) Organized by the Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX. A.C. (Ace) Cook’s collection of early Texas art, aptly but modestly known as the Hock Shop Collection, represents the collector’s taste rather than the influence of any curator or dealer.


Madonna as Muse: The Paintings of René Alvarado
(September 11, 2008 - November 9, 2008) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. “You will see on canvas the richness of my grandparents' folk tales alongside the adventures of the 'new life' created by my hardworking immigrant parents. Through symbolism, metaphors, and pictorial language, I tell my story.”


A Time of Remembrance
(September 11, 2008- November 9, 2008) Works from the Museum’s Collection, a Gift of Fred Pottinger, Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Gloria Kisch:  Nagas Installation
(July 10, 2008- September 28, 2008) Rooftop Terrace, Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The superbly crafted and highly spirited sculptures of Gloria Kisch are gracefully welded stainless steel works that emerge from large metal rods as linear abstract sculptures.


Edward R. Broida: A Collector on the Edge
(July 10, 2008- August 31, 2008) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Transitions and Continuations: ASU Faculty Exhibition 2008
(July 10, 2008 August 31, 2008) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. These accomplished artists not only bring inspiration to their students but are also a valuable asset to our community.


George Ohr Rising: The Emergence of an American Master
(April 18, 2008- June 22, 2008) Organized by the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, Mississippi


17th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 18, 2008- June 22, 2008) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. With the opening of the 17th National Ceramic Competition the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts is proud to continue its support of the ceramic arts.


Preceding Order and Disorder: Works by Ken Dixon
(January 17, 2008- March 23, 2008) Selections from the museum’s permanent collection. “A statement about these multi-panel mixed-media works from 1979-1985 must include mention of the series titled “Order and Disorder” (1986-present) which followed.”


Moments in Nature: The Paintings of Dixie Friend Gay
(January 17, 2008- March 30, 2008) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. “I explore the connection between nature and artifacts, ritual and obsessions, and altered states of consciousness through painting, drawing, sculpture, installations, and large-scale public art projects.”

 

 2007 Exhibits

 

Reflection of a Journey: Engravings After Karl Bodmer
(November 29, 2007- March 23, 2008) Organized by the Museum of the Southwest, Midland. In 1833 and 1834, an historic journey was made up the Missouri River by Prince Maximilian, a German naturalist and explorer, and Karl Bodmer (1809-1893), a Swiss painter and illustrator.


From Recycled to Rescued: The World of Skeeter and Linda Bockman
(November 29, 2007- January 6, 2008) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Harold and Linda Bockman, better known as ‘Skeeter’s Kountry Kritters,’ welcomes you to our metal arts exhibit. The sculptures in this exhibit are made entirely from recycled metal.


The Gift - A lighthearted and warm look at the tradition of gift giving during the holiday season with children’s toys on loan from Fort Concho National Historic Monument and a collection of Raphael Tuck & Sons memorabilia on loan from Christopher Tuck.                                        
(November 29, 2007- January 6, 2008) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


The Sculpture of Jeffrey Mongrain : SECRETS AND REVELATIONS
(September 13, 2007- November 25, 2007) Organized by Daum Museum of Contemporary Art,
Sedalia, MO. Jeffrey Mongrain creates both gallery-based works and site-specific pieces.


West Texas Triangle: Moroles -Inside the Heart and Mind of an Artistic Genius
(July 4, 2007 - November 4, 2007) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. “Part of what I attempt with my sculpture is to bring the quarry into the gallery – to make the stone important by drawing attention to it, and to show the finished piece as the result of its interaction with its context.”


Danville Chadbourne: Outdoor Sculpture.
(April 20, 2007 - June 30, 2007) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.


2007 Different Directions: Coming Together in Clay
(April 20, 2007- June 27, 2007) An invitational ceramic exhibit featuring the work of Gail Busch, Robert Farmer, Louis Katz, Suze Lindsay, Kent McLaughlin, and Hasuyo Miller. Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Multiplicity: Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture
(April 20, 2007 - June 27, 2007) Organized by the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Gallery at the University of Texas at El Paso. Different Directions: Coming Together in Clay 2007 is the fifth invitational ceramic exhibit that the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts has hosted.


Vernacular Sightings
(February 1, 2007- April 7, 2007) Three Photographers Look at West Texas Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.


For The Love of Music
(February 1, 2007- April 7, 2007) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


The Cupping Room
(February 1, 2007- April 7, 2007) A Collection of Cups by leading artists to the museum by Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

 

 2006 Exhibits

 

Defining Moments: An Exhibition of Works by Bryan Collier
(November 16, 2006- January 14, 2007) Organized by the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature, Abilene, Texas. “The important thing I want you to see is the fact that we’re connected”.


Art in Our Lives: The First 25 Years of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
(September 23, 2006- January 14, 2007) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Art of Devotion: Latin American Religious Art in the Collection of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
(September 17, 2006-January 14, 2007) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. This is a Mexican retablo, painted on wood, from the mid 19th Century. Initially it appears to be an image of the Holy Family, but closer examination reveals that it is actually two separate depictions painted side by side.


Eugene Thurston: Portrait Painter of the Desert
(September 17, 2006-November 5, 2006) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. “I enjoy painting the big skies, sun-up to sunset, the bright sunny days and the rainstorms, all expressing the changing moods of nature,” wrote Thurston.


A Love Supreme by Sedrick Huckaby
(July 7, 2006- September 10, 2006) At first glance this painting seems to be a large, trompe l’oeil painting about the beauty of quilts.


Angelo State University Art Department Faculty: New Works
(July 7, 2006- September 10, 2006) featuring Ben Sum, Randy Hall, Estaban Apodaca, Peggy Nino, Dr. Robert Prestiano, Andrew Awalt, John Vinklarek Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The works in this exhibition are informed by nature and mans interaction with the land. My aesthetic practice is a minimalist approach to imagery that may be realistic or  implied.


16th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 21, 2006- June 25, 2006) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.


The Rising Star of Texas
(February 3, 2006 - April 9, 2006) The Summers Collection of Modernist Texas Art Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Scenes and Stories of Early West Texas
(February 3, 2006 - April 9, 2006) Sketches by Dock Dilworth ParramoreOrganized by the Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas


A Gift for the Generations
(February 3, 2006 - April 9, 2006) On its 25th Anniversary  the Museum celebrates its rapidly gorwing Permanent Collection of Fine Art
Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Art  

 

 2005 Exhibits

 

UNCOMMONPLACES
(October 6, 2005- January 15, 2006) The Art of James Francis Gill Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts Curator, Jim Edwards, Salt Lake Art Center, Utah      

    
Visions of America
(July 3, 2005- September 25, 2005) 250 Years of American Art Masterpieces Organized by the New Britain Museum of American Art


Different Directions: Coming Together in Clay 4
(April 15, 2005- June 12, 2005) An Invitational Ceramic Exhibit featuring the artists Bridget Hauser, James C. Watkins, and William Wilhelmi Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


The International Orton Cone Box Show
(April 15, 2005- June 12, 2005) Organized by Inge G. Balch, Baker University, Baldwin City, KS


Seven Worlds: Veracruz Ceramics
(April 15, 2005- June 12, 2005) Organized by. As a perceptive being, I am trying to make vessels of clay that appeal to all my senses: hearing, taste, sight, smell and touch.  Each piece is comprised of preserved memories from both a personal history and a borrowed history. 


Out of the Earth: The Work of James Dowell
(January 28, 2005- April 3, 2005) Organized by the San Angelo Museum  of Fine Arts.


19th Century Maritime Watercolors
(January 28, 2005- April 3, 2005) from the collection of Joan and Frank Rose Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


The Tradition of the Hunt: A Noble Pastime
(January 28, 2005- April 3, 2005) Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, Houston

 

 2004 Exhibits

 

Mexican Calendar Legends
(November 20, 2004 - January 16, 2005) Traveling Exhibition organized by Museo Soumaya in Mexico City. The production and demand for mural calendars was in vogue between 1930 and 1960, a time when the publishing house Galas de Mexico was one of the leaders in the Mexican graphic arts industry.


Selections from the Serie Print Project
(November 20, 2004- January 16, 2005) In 1992 Sam Coronado participated in a print making project at Self-Help Graphics in Los Angeles, California, a 30 year-old community-based organization.


Windows Into Heaven: Russian Icons from the 18th to the early 20th Century Traveling exhibition from the Hollingsworth Collection
(September 25, 2004- November 14, 2004)


Sacred Russian Castings: Metal Icons and Crosses from the 11th to the 19th Century Traveling Exhibition from the Hollingsworth Collection
(September 25, 2004 - November 14, 2004)


Charles Pebworth Retrospective
(September 25, 2004 - November 11, 2004)


SIX: Angelo State University Art Department Faculty
(July 8, 2004- September 12, 2004) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Our daily lives are enriched by a multitude of diversity.  Each day can embody the mystery of the seemingly polar.  From repetition to singularity, stress to tranquility, from chaos to unity; we find completeness in the complexities that make up our day to day activity.   By editing, organizing and reorganizing we can find a harmonious calm within our life.


The Contemplative Work of Lynn Roylance
(July 8, 2004- September 19, 2004) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. “The Dialogue Series is a visual discussion of duality.” Webster defines “Dialogue” as: A conversation between two or more persons; and “Duality” as:  The quality or condition of being two or twofold. (Black/White, Good/Bad, God/Man, Art/Non-art, etc.)


Paintings and Collages by Nadezda Prvulovic
(July 8, 2004 - September 19, 2004) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


15th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 15, 2004- June 20, 2004) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Contemporary American Printmakers
(February 12, 2004- March 14, 2004) Organized by the Southern Graphics Council, Iowa State University.


The Brilliant Eye and Deft Hand of Mary Margaret Pipkin
(January 8, 2004- March 21, 2004) “I create large-scale watercolors of flowers.  Painted with great exactitude, my work brings the viewer into intimate contact with flowers growing in their natural settings.”


Don’t Fence Me In: Paintings by Frank Reaugh
(January 8, 2004- March 21, 2004) Organized by the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. "I like to be where the skies are unstained by dust and smoke, where the trees are untrimmed and where the wild flowers grow. I like the brilliant sunlight, and the far distance. I like the opalescent color of the plains. It is the beauty of the great Southwest as God has made it that I love to paint."

 

 2003 Exhibits

 

December 7, 2003The Face of Texas: Photographs by Michael O’Brien
(December 7, 2003-February 1, 2004) Exhibit organized by The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas. Although these photographs span more than twenty years and cover a good portion of the state, The Face of Texas isn’t meant to be either a complete portrait of the state or to represent a balanced cross section of Texas and its people.


The Passionate Eye of Margaret Stites: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture from 1942-1990
(September 18, 2003- January 4, 2004) Organized by theSan Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Margaret Adelle Stites was born in San Angelo in 1910. She graduated from high school in 1928 and went on to study art at the University of Texas in Austin. Her teacher and mentor was Charles Umlauf.


Spirit Given Form
(September 18, 2003- November 16, 2003) Sculpture by Dan Raven, Organized by theSan Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


A Window in Time: Depression Era Murals
(June 26, 200- September 7, 2003) SAMFA’s salute to our City’s 100th Anniversary in cooperation with Fort Concho National Historic Landmark


Recent Acquisitions: From the Barrett Collection
(June 26, 2003- September 7, 2003) A Gift received through the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Organized by theSan Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Dallas art collectors Nona and Richard Barrett assembled a comprehensive overview of Texas art throughout the 1990’s. They envisioned the creation of a center for the study, promotion, and exhibition of the lively and unique nature of contemporary Texas Art. In 1999 they gave the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston as an outright gift a sizeable portion of their collection, since they recognized the importance of this museum in the world of contemporary Texas art.


People’s Lives: A Photographic Celebration of the Human Spirit
(June 26, 2003- September 7, 2003) The Work of Bill Wright Organized by the Texas Council for the Humanities Resource Center, Austin, Texas


Different Directions: Coming Together in Clay 3
(April 10, 2003- June 15, 2003) Organized by theSan Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Early Texas Stoneware
(April 10, 2003- June 15, 2003) From the Collection of Lawrence T. Jones III, Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. “I’ve had a lifelong interest in the history of the American south, and in Texas history in particular.   As an offshoot of this interest, about thirty years ago I began to collect, research, write and publish information about 19th century southern and Texas photography.”


Neil Tetkowski and the Common Ground World Project
(April 10, 2003- June 15, 2003)


Along the Silk Road: Postcards from Afar
(January 30, 2003- March 23, 2003) Treasure from the Collection of Dr. Jean Andrews, Organized by the Texas Fashion Collection at the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas


Haunting Visages
(January 30, 2003- March 23, 2003) The Paintings of Ray Donley, Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

 

 2002 Exhibits
 

Natural Revelations: Vikki J. Martin Variegated Facets: Linda G. Frank
(October 11, 2002- January 5, 2003) organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Vikki J. Martin received her BFA in painting from the University of Tulsa in 1976, and obtained her MFA in drawing from the University of Texas in 1979. From 1981- 1983 she
worked as “Artist in Residence” for the National Endowment
for the Arts in Freeport, Texas.


Painting with Fiber: Lloyd W. Blanks
(October 11, 2002- January 5, 2003) organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Lloyd Blanks was born in 1922 near Abilene, Texas in the small town of Caps. He graduated in 1946 from McMurry College in Abilene with a major in art. He did 2 years of graduate study in painting at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and taught painting and design at McMurry College for 5 ½ years. 


Chinese Folk Paintings from Jinshan:
(October 11, 2002- January 5, 2003) organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, The Collection of Monita Carnes Paterson. The Chinese folk paintings collected by Monita Patterson and her husband John come from an area near Shanghai called Jinshan and are often referred to as Jinshan Peasant Paintings.


A Day of Remembrance: September 11th A Celebration of America’s Freedoms
(September 11, 2002 - October 4, 2002) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Recent WorksThe Art Faculty of Angelo State University, The Pen and Ink Drawings of  Terry Maxwell
(July 11, 2002- September 8, 2002 / September 29, 2002) Both exhibits organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts (Terry Maxwell, Art Faculty)


14th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 18, 2002- June 23, 2002) Organized by theSan Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.


The Eyes of Texas: Texas Art from 1900 to 1950
(January 17, 2002- March 31, 2002) Organized by theSan Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to be the organizing institution and initial host of this wonderful exhibition of art selected from the collection of Bill and Mary Cheek. The Cheeks have been frequent lenders to other museum exhibits, but this is the most comprehensive look at this large and still growing collection.

 

 2001 Exhibits

 

William Hogarth 1697-1764: An English Contrarian
(November 27, 2001- January 6, 2002) Organized by the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, Houston, Texas. He who is antagonistic, clashing, conflicting. The artist William Hogarth, chronicler of 18th Century English society, was such an individual. He was an artist at odds with much of the accepted practice of his times.

San Angelo---A Work in Progress (Visions and Choices IV)
(November 16, 200- December 30, 2001) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The greatest work of art, says Museum Director Howard Taylor, is the community. With this in mind the museum is providing a forum to the citizens of the city for the month of December.


Innovator in Glass: Robert Willson
(November 15- January 6, 2002) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Point of View: Alvarado, Hunter, Mattson
(July 6, 2001- November 4, 2001) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Jesús Bautista Moroles
(June 1, 200- November 11, 2001) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Different Directions: Coming Together in Clay 2
(April 19, 2001- June 24, 2001) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Guenola de Sandol
(March 27, 2001- April 14, 2001) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The modern American house has a long line of antecedents from vernacular traditions such as the log cabin and the New England salt box to various revivals based on ancient Greek and Roman models to the royal courts of 18th Century France and the great country houses of England.


Earth, Wind, Water, Sky
(February 15, 2001- April 22, 2001) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

 

 2000 Exhibits

 

Things and Images by Ariel
(November 21, 2000- January 28, 2001) Organized in collaboration with the San Angelo Civic Ballet. The work of Ariel Parkinson flows from reality toward a vision


Early New Mexico Artists: The Mr. And Mrs. Robert McKee, III Family Collection
(October 26, 2000- March 11, 2001) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Collecting art, especially Southwestern art, has been a tradition of the McKee family since around 1925, when Robert’s grandparents, Robert E. and Evelyn McKee of El Paso, Texas, made their first purchases. During their lifetimes, Mr. and Mrs. McKee assembled a collection of over 400 paintings by artists who painted the Southwest, and an untold number of Indian pots, blankets and baskets.


Museum lobbies, 3rd floor terrace, and grounds of Museum The Work of Swedish Artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz
(October 17, 2000- August 31, 2001) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. In the history of art it is most unusual for two artists to work together. In our case, it is the technical conditions that direct our cooperation. We use an ancient technology that was originally executed by a group of 30 to 40 people. We are only two, plus two assistants who help during the firing.


Virginia Quilts: The Amish and Their Neighbors
(September 7, 2000- November 12, 2000) Organized in collaboration with Angelo State University


Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington
(September 1, 2000- October 1, 2000) Organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling ExhibitionService and the American Library Association


New Works by the Art Faculty of ASU
(July 6, 2000- August 20, 2000) Organized by San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Variations: Patricia Nix
(July 6, 200- August 27, 2000) Organized in collaboration with Landmark Arts: The Galleries of Texas Tech University. One of the most successful and respected artists to come out of West Texas is painter and construction artist Patricia Nix. Her work is valued by serious collectors throughout our region, and in New York and Paris.


The Thirteenth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 13, 2000- June 18, 2000) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Through this competition the museum celebrates the creativity of the talented artists represented in the exhibition and presents a broad overview of current artistic attitudes.


Into The Woods- Renaissance Society Exhibit
(March 31, 2000- April 10, 2000) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The “Native Texas” series of hand-carved mesquite horses is the creation of an ex-Navy pilot turned wood sculptor. Alan Carr, originally of San Angelo, offers professional designers and individuals a piece of functional art, which is destined to become a rare heirloom for many future generations.


Pat Musick Sculpture: New Works
(February 10, 2000- March 26, 2000) Organized by CAMUS, Inc.


Selections from the Permanent Collection
(January 24, 2000- March 19, 2000) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts has taken a quantum leap with the move into its new location in September 1999. In the excitement of the museum’s grand opening, a number of generous donors have increased the museum’s collection through their gifts.

 

1999 Exhibits

 

Old Master Paintings from the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation of Houston
(March 19, 2000)


The Paintings of Lillian Garcia-Roig
(January 9, 2000) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Hardy, Holtzman,Pfeiffer Architectural Show
(January 20, 2000) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Different Directions: ComingTogether In Clay,A Multi-Artist Exhibit Featuring the Work of Mark Epstein, Angela Gallia, Gary Huntoon Rafael Molina-Rodriguez, Sarah Noebels, Lisa Orr
(April 13, 1999 -June 15, 1999) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Recent Acquisitions: Expanding Our Horizons
(Feb 25, 1999- March 28, 1999) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

 

 1998 Exhibits

 

Sojourn: Musings on Time and Place in Texas Photographs by Karen Zimmerly and John Mattson
(Nov. 12, 1998- January 17, 1999) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Wartime Sketches of Peter Hurd
(Nov. 12, 1998- January 17, 1999) Courtesy of the Peter Hurd Estate & Hurd La Rinconada GallerySan Patricio, New Mexico

Thresholds of Color: The M. J.and Carlotta Hartman Collection of International Paintings of the mid-20 Century
(Sep 10 - Oct 25, 1998) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Angelo State University Art Faculty Exhibition
(June 25 - Aug 23, 1998)


12th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 16 - May 31, 1998)

 

 1997-1996 Exhibits

 

 

Glass and Ceramic Sculpture by Robert Willson
(Sept 11 - Dec 21, 1997)


Contemporary Masterworks in Clay: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
(April 17 – Aug 31, 1997)


The Hero in World Art: Selections from the San Antonio Museum of Art
(Dec. 5, 1996 - Dec. 21, 1997) Organized by the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont


Designing Men:  Drawings by Ralph Deusing, Landscape Design by James Yoch and Florence Yoch, Bronc Buster: Southwestern Contemporary Lamps, Jack Stenner: Contemporary Clocks
(Sept.12 - Nov. 3, 1996) All exhibits organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Sculpture by Sherry Owen, Art Shirer, Phil Simpson, Chase Yarbrough
(June 27 - Aug 18, 1996) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Eleventh Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(Apr 18 - June 1, 1996) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Visions and Choices III
(Jan 18 - Mar 17, 1996) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

 

 1995 Exhibits

 

Liquid Vistas: Watercolors by Margaret Pace Willson
(Sept 7 - Dec 21, 1995)

Master Watercolors: Paintings from the Springfield Museum of Art
(Sept 7 - Dec 21, 1995) Organized by SAMFA and the Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri


Third Annual Governor's Exhibition
(June 29 - Aug 20, 1995) Organized by the Texas Photographic Society


Angelo State University Art Faculty Exhibition
(June 29 - Aug 20, 1995) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Tenth Anniversary Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition and Major National Ceramic Symposium
(Apr 20 - June 4, 1995) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Daryl Howard: Wood-Block Prints
(Jan 19 - Mar 19, 1995)


Tom Nakashima: Prints
(Jan 19 - Mar 19, 1995)


A Window to the East: Japanese Wood-block Prints from the Gibbes Museum of Art
(Jan 19 - Mar 19, 1995) Organized by the Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association, Charleston, South Carolina

 

 1994 Exhibits

 

Design on Fabric: The Batik, Silk Screen, and Fold & Dye Textiles of Meda Parker Johnston
(Nov 10 - Dec 22, 1994) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


American Impressionist Paintings
(Nov 10 - Dec 22, 1994) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Woven Magic in Wool: Persian Oriental Rugs
(Nov 10 - Dec 22, 1994) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Vistas Series: Alberto Mijanos, Paintings
(Sept 8 - Oct 23, 1994) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Four San Angelo Masters: Roger Allen, Tom Clemens, Joan M. Mertz, Mary Margaret Pipkin
(Sept 8 - Oct 23, 1994) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Vistas Series: Juergen Strunck, Prints
(June 23 - Aug 14, 1994) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Vistas Series: Gisela-Heidi Strunck, Sculpture
(June 23 - Aug 14, 1994) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


9th Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 14 - May 29, 1994) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Vistas Series: Albert Shaw, Paintings
(Jan 13 - March 20, 1994) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Ansel Adams: American Icons
(Jan 13 - March 20, 1994) from the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, Houston

 

 1993 Exhibits

 

Posters by Pablo Picasso
(Sept 9 - Dec 23, 1993) from the El Paso Museum of Art, Organized by the El Paso Museum of Art & the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

Images of Heaven and Earth: The Mexican Icon
(Sept 9 - Dec 23, 1993) from the El Paso Museum of Art, Organized by the El Paso Museum of Art & the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Vistas Series: Sara Waters, Faced, Face, Facing
(June 17 - Aug 15, 1993) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Art & Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, El Paso


Angelo State University Art Faculty Exhibit
(June 17 - Aug 15, 1993) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Vistas Series: Alma Haertlein, Paintings
(June 17 - Aug 15, 1993) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


8th Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 15 - May 23, 1993) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Vistas Series: Rodney Place, San Angelo: The Cows
(Jan 14 - March 14, 1993) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Vistas Series: Vincent Falcetta, Paintings
(Jan 14 - March 14, 1993) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


N.C. Wyeth, Master Illustrator: Paintings from the Collections of Joel and Suzanne Sugg and the
Diamond M Foundation of Fine Art Collection: Claire and C.T. McLaughlin
(Jan 14 - March 14, 1993) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts & The Museum of Texas Tech, Lubbock

 

 1992 Exhibits


Vistas Series: Maryanne Meltzer, Monotypes
(Nov 5 - Dec 23, 1992) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


The Cutting Edge: Contemporary Quilts from North Texas
(Nov 5 - Dec 23, 1992) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts and the Contemporary Quilters of North Texas, curated by Paul Rogers Harris


Mystical Elements/Lyrical Imagery: Chelo Gonzalez Amezcua
(Nov 5 - Dec 23, 1992) Organized by the Del Rio Council for the Arts


SAMFA Permanent Ceramic Collection: Acquisitions from the San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(Sept. 29 - Oct. 25, 1992) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Visions & Choices II
(Sept 10 - Oct. 25, 1992) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Vistas Series: Future Akins, Narrative Sculpture, Vistas Series: Emily Jennings, Sculpture, Vistas Series: John Hernanez, Sculpture and Drawings
(June 18 - Aug. 23, 1992) All 3 exhibits organized by SAMFA


Seventh Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
(April 16 - May 24, 1992)


Vistas Series: Nic Nicosia, Photographs
(Feb. 27 - Mar. 29, 1992) All three exhibits organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Warren Taylor, Watercolors
(Feb. 27 - Mar. 29, 1992)


A California View: California Plein-Air Paintings
(Feb. 27 - Mar. 29, 1992)


Perfect Mist: Paintings by James Crosby
(Jan. 9 - Feb. 16, 1992)


North American Indian Beadwork from the collection of the San Antonio Museum
Association
(Jan. 9 - Feb. 16, 1992)


American Indian Artists, Paintings
(Jan. 9 - Feb. 16, 1992) Organized by the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

 1991 Exhibits

 

The Binder Miniature Collection: International Architecture and Interiors in Minature
(Nov. 7 - Dec. 22, 1991) Both exhibits organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Woven Treasures: Rebecca Vogt Contemporary Basketry
(Nov. 7 - Dec. 22, 1991)


Hecho Tejano: Four Texas-Mexican Folk Artists Like Nobody Else: Three West Texas Artists : Donald C. Keeney, Jethro Jackson, Emma Lee Moss
(Sept. 12 - Oct. 20, 1991) Organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Kay Thomas, Masterpieces of Bad Taste
(June 20 - Aug. 25, 1991) Both exhibits organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Roger Cutforth, Paintings and Photographs
(June 20 - Aug. 25, 1991)


Sixth Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition
(April 18 - May 26, 1991) Organized by SAMFA in conjunction with ASU


Vistas Series: Cathie Tyler, Paintings
(Feb. 21 - March 24, 1991) Organized by SAMFA


11th National Print Invitational
(Feb. 21 - March 24, 1991) Organized by the University of Dallas Department of Art


Works on Paper from the Knoxville Museum of Art
(Feb. 21 - March 24, 1991) Organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Suzanne Paquette, Mixed Media
(Jan. 10 - Feb. 10, 1991) Both exhibits organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Tina Fuentes, Paintings
(Jan. 10 - Feb. 10, 1991)

 

 1990 Exhibits

 

Treasury of Biblical Art: Paintings by Guy Rowe from the Angelo State University Collection
(Nov. 1 - Dec. 23, 1990)


Chinese Textiles from the Collection of the San Antonio Museum Association
(Nov. 1 - Dec. 23, 1990) Organized by SAMFA


Aspects of British Painting, 1550-1850
(Sept. 6 - Oct. 14, 1990) From the Collection of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, Houston

Angelo State University Art Faculty Exhibition
(June 14 - Aug. 23, 1990) All exhibits organized by SAMFA

Vistas Series: Lee Cunningham, Mixed Media Sculpture
(June 14 - Aug. 23, 1990)

Vistas Series: Cesar Martinez, Paintings
(June 14 - Aug. 23, 1990)


Fifth Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition
(April 19 - May 27, 1990) Organized by SAMFA in conjunction with ASU


Vistas Series: Deborah Maverick Kelley, Texas Narrative Paintings
(Feb. 22 - March 25, 1990)


Early Texas Painters (1850-1950) from the Collection of the San Antonio Museum Association
(Feb. 22 - March 25, 1990) Organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Elizabeth Yarosz, Watercolors
(Jan. 11 - Feb. 11, 1990) Both exhibits organized by SAMFA


20th Century American Watercolors from the Transco Energy Company Collection
(Jan. 11 - Feb. 11, 1990)

 

 1989 Exhibits

 

A Century of Sculpture in Texas, 1889-1989
(Nov. 2 - Dec. 23, 1989) Organized by the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas at Austin


The First Texas Triennial Exhibition
(Sept. 7 - Oct. 22, 1989) Organized by the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston


Dutch Geometric Abstraction in the 80s
(June 15 - Aug. 27, 1989) An activity of the Netherlands-Texas  Cultural Exchange Program, Inc.


Fourth Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition
(April 20 - May 28, 1989) Organized by SAMFA in conjunction with ASU


West Texas AIA 1988 Design Awards
(Feb. 23 - Mar. 23, 1989)


Vistas Series: Enslie O. Oglesby, Jr., AIA, Architect: A Retrospective
(Feb. 23 - Mar. 23, 1989)


Greene & Greene: A Photographic Survey Architects in the Residential Style
(Feb. 23 - Mar. 23, 1989) Organized by Curatorial Assistance, Pasadena, CA


TWO TEXAS ARTISTS Vistas Series: Barbara Elam-Dimock, Works on Paper Glass Sculpture by Robert Willson
(Jan. 12 - Feb. 12, 1989) Organized by SAMFA

 

 1988 Exhibits

 

Fourth Annual Fiber Arts Exhibition Rio Grande Weaving: The Trujillo Family of Chimayo, New Mexico
(Dec. 1 - 23, 1988)

The Diamond M Collection of Snyder, Texas Vistas Series: Kathy Vargas, Photographs
(Oct 20 - Nov 20, 1988) Both exhibits organized by SAMFA


Arte Contemporaneo de Mexico: Contemporary Artists from the Collection of the Instituto Cultural Mexicano in San Antonio
(Sept 8 - Oct. 9, 1988) Organized by SAMFA


A Rich Heritage: The History of TexasArchitecture
(September 1 - 11, 1988) Organized by SAMFA in conjunction with Texas Architect Magazine


Vistas Series: Celia Alvarez Munoz, Books and Installations
(June 12 - Aug 28, 1988)


Vistas Series: Pamela Price, Works on Paper
(June 12 - Aug 28, 1988)


Vistas Series: Grey D. Rigney, Sculptural Paintings and Drawings
(June 12 - Aug 28, 1988)


Summer for Kids: A Hands-On Exhibit for Children
(June 12 - Aug 28, 1988)


Third Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition
(April 21 - May 29, 1988) Organized by SAMFA in conjunction with ASU


Images on Stone: Two Centuries of Artists' Lithographs
(March 3 - April 3, 1988) Organized by The Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston


Narrative Images: Folk Art and Related Contemporary Art
(Jan. 14 - Feb. 21, 1988) Organized by the Crescent Gallery, Dallas, TX


Vistas Series: Wood Sculpture by David Everett
(Dec 3, 1987 - January 3, 1988) Organized by SAMFA

Color Magic in Wool: Needlepoint by Lloyd Blanks
(Dec 3, 1987 - January 3, 1988)Organized by SAMFA

 

 1987 Exhibits

 

San Angelo Treasures: Collecting in San Angelo
(Oct. 30 - Nov. 29, 1987) Organized by SAMFA


De La Gente de Monte Sol (From the People of the Mountain Sun): Folk Art from New Mexico
(Sept 10 - Oct. 11, 1987) Organized by Humphrey Exhibition Service, Santa Fe, New Mexico


Christopher van Schaak, Edinborough, Scotland Miniatures
(Sept 10 - Oct. 11, 1987) Organized by SAMFA


The Hoblitzelle Foundation Silver Collection
(Sept 10 - Oct. 11, 1987) from the Dallas Museum of Art


Vistas Series: The Sculpture of Stanley Marcus
(June 14 - Aug. 30, 1987) Organized by Stanley Marcus


Summer for Kids: A Hands-On Exhibit for Children
(June 14 - Aug. 30, 1987) Organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Figurative Ceramic Sculpture by Claudia Reese
(April 16 - May 27, 1987) Organized by SAMFA


Second Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition
(April 16 - May 27, 1987) Organized by SAMFA in conjunction with ASU


Vistas Series: Printmaking by Richard Ash
(March 2 - April 5, 1987) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


Artist Design Bookbindings from the Collection of the Humanities Research Center
(March 2 - April 5, 1987) From the collection of the Harry Ransom Humanities Center, University of Texas-Austin


The Rowdy London of William Hogarth: 18th Century Etchings
(Jan. 9 - Feb. 15, 1987) From the collection of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, Houston, Texas


The Architect and the British Country House, 1620-1920
(Jan. 9 - Feb. 15, 1987) Organized and circulated by the Octagon Museum of the American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C.

 

 1986 Exhibits

 

Vistas Series: Otis Lumpkin, Paintings
(December 4 - 28, 1986) Both exhibits organized by SAMFA


Costume Tableau from the Collection of Fort Concho National Historic Landmark
(December 4 - 28, 1986)


Second Annual Fiber Arts Exhibition Lone Stars: A Legacy of Texas Quilts 1836-1936
(December 4 - 28, 1986) Organized by the Texas Sesquicentennial Quilt Association


Images of An Icon: Photographs of the Statue of Liberty
(Oct 30 - Nov 30, 1986)  Organized by Charles Stainback & Michael Bzdak for Johnson & Johnson


Visions & Choices
(Oct 30 - Nov 30, 1986) Organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Linda Fawcett Works on Paper
(Sept 19 - Oct 19, 1986) Organized by SAMFA


Inspired by the Land:The Taos Society of Artists Pedro Coronel: 1919 - 1985/Imagenes Humanas
(Sept 11 - Oct 19, 1986) Both exhibits organized by SAMFA


Patricia Nix: Paintings and Assembledges
(June 13 - Aug. 24, 1986) All exhibits organized by SAMFA


Paintings from the John and Bess Bates Estate
(June 13 - Aug. 24, 1986)


Vistas Series: Chapman Kelly Paintings
(June 13 - Aug. 24, 1986)


James Dudding: Monumental Clay Sculpture
(June 13 - Aug. 24, 1986)


Summer for Kids Exhibit: Remo Seracini's Hands On/High Tech Exhibit
(June 13 - Aug. 24, 1986)


First Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competiton
(April 18 - June 2, 1986) Organized by SAMFA in cooperation with ASU


Vistas Series: Dalton Maroney, Sculpture and Drawings
(March 14 - April 13, 1986) Organized by SAMFA


Vistas Series: Marilyn Littman, Photographs:  The Sand Series
(March 14 - April 13, 1986)


Imari Porcelain from Private Collections
(Jan. 16 - April 13, 1986) Organized by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts


The Disasters of War: Etchings by Francisco Goya
(Jan. 16 - April 13, 1986) Loaned by the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation, Houston, Texas

 

 1985 Exhibits

 

First Annual Fiber Arts Exhibition: Contemporary Tapestries by Nancy and Janusz Kozikowski and
Latin American Textiles from the Wolf Collection
(Dec. 5, 1985 - January 5, 1986) Organized by SAMFA


Friday Night: Photographs by The Faces of Joe Abell
(Dec. 3, 1985 - February 2, 1986)


Kelly Fearing: Drawings and Other Works on Paper
(Nov 15, 1985 - January 5, 1986) Organized by the Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX

Frank C. Peyraud:Midwest Impressionist Paintings
(Oct 4 - Nov. 10, 1985) Organized by the Lakewood Museum of Art and Science, Peoria, Illinois

Retablos Mexicanos: Contemporary Mexican Folk Art;
(Sept 13 - Oct 3, 1985) Organized by SAMFA


The Great San Angelo Kid's Art Exhibit
(August 27, 1985)


Summer for Kids' Gateway Gallery Participatory Exhibit
(July 13 - Sept. 8, 1985) On loan from the Dallas Museum of Art; Supplemented by SAMFA


Helena Hernmarck Tapestries: Photo-Realistic Tapestries by Swedish-American Designer of  Ridgfield, Connecticut
(May 31 - July 7, 1985) Organized by SAMFA


Alessi Sterling Silver Tea Services and Architect Designed Table Settings
(May 31 - July 7, 1985) Coordinated thru Neiman-Marcus, Dallas, TX


The New Chair
(May 31 - July 7, 1985) Organized by SAMFA; went on national tour


Rembrandt Etchings
(April 19 - July 7, 1985) On loan from the Dallas Museum of Art


Selections: Preview of Exhibits to come at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts...16th century Italian Paintings, French Impressionist Paintings, International Design, Two and Three Dimensional Works by Contemporary Texas Artists
(April 19 - May 27, 1985)
 
Miguel Covarrubias: Caricatures from the Jazz Age
(April 19 - May 27, 1985) On loan from the National Portrait Gallery and the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, Austin, Texas.