Degradado

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The Projecto & Presa House Gallery are happy to present “Degradado” (Gradient), an exhibition featuring artists from Austin, Tx, and Monterrey, Mx in San Antonio, Tx.


“Long-lasting friendships and professional relationships inspired this show where colors turn to shapes and reason dissolves in emotions.

Each artists’ voice is clear and defined, they share very little with each other but together they meld into a gradient spectrum of awesomeness”. 


The opening reception will be held First Friday, December 7 from 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM featuring music by Chido Machine (Austin, TX).

Degradado will be on view by appointment December 7 through December 29, 2018.

Ernesto Walker (Monterrey, N.L., MX)

Based in Monterrey, N.L., MX, Ernesto Walker’s artwork is characterized by the exploration of chance and abstraction as a way to encode and visually translate the reality around us, looking for links between what is accidental and what becomes meaningful. His academic formation is on the field of humanities with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations obtained in 2006. He has exhibited his work in over 15 solo and 60 group exhibitions in London, Brussels, Luxemburg, Athens, Switzerland, Argentina, United States, Colombia, Italy, and Spain. His work is also in collections in Italy, England, United States, Canada, Argentina, and Mexico.

Walker was recently a recipient of FONCA Fellowship in November of 2018, as well as FONCA Young Creators Fellowship in 2016. He was awarded 1st place in the Saatchi Gallery Drawing Showdown in 2011 among many other national and international prestigious awards. Since January 2011, Walker has served as a professor of the School of Art, Architecture, and Design at the Tec de Monterrey College.

Christina Moser (Austin, TX)

Christina Moser was born and raised in Houston, TX where art played a significant role in her childhood which continued while attending the High School for Performing and Visual Arts. In 2012, Moser received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design from The University of Texas at Austin. She’s currently living and pursuing her art practice in Austin, TX where she also works as the graphic designer at Austin-based arts non-profit, Big Medium. Moser has exhibited her work in both solo and group exhibitions throughout Austin and Houston, TX.

Patricia Carrington (Monterrey, N.L., MX)

Patricia Carrington was born in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and is currently based out of Monterrey, N.L., MX. Her work draws influence from the sea and the mountains of her childhood in Tamaulipas. In 2002 she received her Bachelor of Visual Arts specializing in Design, at this time Carrington also began to experiment and exhibit her photography throughout Monterrey. She has exhibited her work in solo and group exhibits throughout México and group exhibits and happenings in Austin, TX. Carrington has been the recipient of several notable awards in México including the Young Creators of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA), and the Photography Salon Nuevo León (Mexica- Argentina), among others.

Greometría (Monterrey, N.L., MX)

Greometría was born in Monterrey, N.L., MX. He studied visual arts at The Autonomous University of Nuevo León. His work has been exhibited throughout Mexico and is often representational depictions of animals and other characters loaded with cheerful color and vibrant line work. In addition to Greometría’s studio work, he has worked in several museums, galleries, and cultural spaces in the area of museography.

Matthew Bonifacio Rodriguez (Austin, TX)

Matthew Bonifacio Rodriguez was Born in Austin TX. A self-taught and prolific muralist, his art dates back to the early 90s Austin graffiti street art scene. Rodriguez’ uplifting and instantly recognizable characters can be found all over Austin including his black cat mural and walking smiles at Cheer Up Charlie’s as well as larger-scale projects for Urban Outfitters and Facebook. Rodriguez’ work has been showcased both nationally and internationally including Mexic-Arte Young Latinos, Austin, TX; Rivera Gallery and Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; the Deitch Projects Art Parade, Deitch Projects, NY, NY; Scope Basil in Basel, Switzerland, and many more.

Jump start your success, Benefit Party

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I’m super thrilled to invite you to the event “Jumpstart your Success” a party coordinated by an amazing group that I belong to called “Power Heels”that focuses on enabling women to reach their maximum potential professionally and personally in a safe space.

We’re hosting this, our first event as a Holiday Party where we intend to prepare women for the new year by setting them up for success. In addition to networking with industry leaders.

The event will be at IBM Design Studio from 7-9PM and we’ll have #ChidoMachine selecting music so you know dancing will be happening ;P

We’ll also have 3 different stations:
(1) Build Your Profile: resume writing and building a stunning Linkedin profile.
(2) Look the Part: hairstyling and professional head shots.
(3) Talk the Talk: mock interviews and feedback led by business leaders from some of Austin’s hottest companies.
The event will benefit Dress For Success, an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence. * Please feel free to bring business clothing that you’d like to donate to the Organization. – Tip: Items that you’d use for a job interview.
Please RSVP  here to join us in this lovely mission, we’ll have all that I mentioned earlier plus drinks, bites, and a raffle with really cool items donated by our sponsors. ❤

EAST 2016, Patricia Carrington

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Aaaaand last but not least, we have the amazingly talented Patricia Carrington ( yes from those “Carringtons”, as in Leonora 😉 )

She is an amazing photographer and designer that loves to play with our perception altering the reality that she portrays on her pieces, making them surreal, fantastic and poetic.

Not only she’s one of my favorite people in the whole world, Patricia’s artistry reflects exactly how cool and bright her personality is, come to the Studio #111 and get her pieces for your home or office, your rooms will be transporting you to foreign places filled with happy 🙂

Soooo, we’re more than ready for you! Come, say hi and support young talent ❤

 

 

EAST 2016, Carlos Olvera

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Carlos Olvera or “Vegan Cannibal” as the internet world knows him,  is an important, multidisciplinary and fun artist! I’ve known him for over a decade and each time I see him, I learn a lot and have a blast all together.

I met him while I was working at an Art Gallery, and he would often do custom paintings for our clients; it always amazed me how he could dominate every single style, no matter what the demands were, he would pull it off.

Now he only does his thing with a very specific style: Fun-Zombie-Goreish-Punkedelic I would call it 😛 & he continues to amaze me with every piece.

He has gone from drawings to paintings, to objects, music, fanzines and tattoos (among others I’m sure); It doesn’t matter if you give him a skateboard, a toilet, paper or canvas, he’ll do something great and creative. He and his art have traveled the world and now we’ll have them here in Austin!

Come join us for some good times, some drinks and a lot of Vegan Cannibal this November the 19th at Studio #111 ❤

EAST 2016, Beverly Kemp

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Beverly Kemp is a unique Painter and Internet Sensation, people recognize her controversial & raw Art anywhere; Last year Bev and Gerardo Arellano were “Must See” EAST studio #6 by Do512‘s featuring an Ann Richards painting that brought a smile to everyone.

This year She’ll work again with #TheProjecto bringing new and not so new pieces to us!

Let me share you an excerpt of her bio that I love, and describes some of what you’ll see:

Reviewers and critics have described my work as ‘eye-popping’ and ‘Disney-fied.’ Yet, I find that my oils on canvas are more than screaming upside-down, inside-out point-of-view statements or cross-eyed observations of societal norms and women’s issues that shouldn’t be. As I age and wage an on-going battle with Parkinson’s disease, filling in another red dress comes easier and easier. Now, I know my paint is saying something. ❤

Hope You’re already convinced and drop by Studio #111!!!

🙂 XOXO

 

EAST 2016 – Clint Roth

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You might know Clint Roth in one of his two facets: Musician as Big Jaw, or an Artist as himself ;P

I knew him through the music but ended up working a little bit more with his Art ❤

His style has been described as “Lowhighmiddlebrow Outsider Pop” (Don’t ask me, but totally haha), & one of the things I love about it is how versatile and just fun to see it is! It’s refreshing how simple, colorful and raw his pieces are. He’s used his art for Album covers, stickers, T-shirts and more, always translating perfectly into any medium.

  • If you have the EAST Catalog, it’s his piece the one that represents The Projecto 😀

He’ll be displaying his Art and chatting with us at Studio #111, hope you can make it!