Mesoamerican and Modernist Art Side-By-Side At KACC

Andy Villarreal

Andy Villarreal

 

 

The Kerr Arts &B Cultural Center in Kerrville, Texas is offering visitors side-by-side exhibits of Mesoamerican Heritage-inspired Artist Andy Villarreal and the profoundly moving and edgy contemporary paintings and sculpture of “Eyfells and Eyfells.” The show runs from February 9th through March 26th, with a public reception from 2 to 4- pm on February 18th.

The paintings of Kristin Eyfells are existential icons of both celebrities and ordinary people that bring the viewer into deep contact with the personality and character of the faces Eyfells paints. Johann Eyfells’s sculptures use mass and shape is interesting ways that tease the eye to look again.

Andy Villarreal’s intense attraction to object emblematic of Mesoamerican culture makes visitor to his exhibit “Indigenous Mesoamerican Culture” feel like they may have stumbled upon a Shaman’s workshop. Artist Villarreal brings both an artist’s eye and a collector’s passion to his work, which is to immerse the viewer in the art and the passion.

“We rarely achieve such interesting visual juxtaposition,” comments Debbie Minns, Executive Director of KACC. Minns continues “The Mesoamerican theme has even influenced our “Chocolate Fantasy” celebration this year, which falls right in the middle of the Villarreal and Eyfells exhibits in February 12th from 1:3 pm.

KACC serves the Texas Hill Country year-round with innovative art exhibits, hands-on workshops and community-wide art events. Our building and facilities are fully accessible. Our address is 228 Earl Garrett in downtown Kerrville, and Gallery hours are 10-4 Tues –Sat and 1-4 Sundays. For more information on KACC and our upcoming events please visit http://www.kacckerrville.com or call 830-895-2911 during gallery hours.

 

The Sparks Will Fly When The Warrior Locates His Enemy by Andy Villarreal

The Sparks Will Fly When The Warrior Locates His Enemy by Andy Villarreal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Serpents Always Protect The Pyramid by Andy Villarreal

The Serpents Always Protect The Pyramid by Andy Villarreal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Sculpture by Johann Eyfells

Sculpture by Johann Eyfells

Self Portrait of Artist by Kristin Eyfells

Self Portrait of Artist by Kristin Eyfells

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Within Nature - Nature Within

Within Nature – Nature Within

Within Nature - Nature Within

Within Nature – Nature Within

 

 

 

 

Kerr Arts & Cultural Explores Mesoamerican Origins Of Chocolate

Best overall Homemade Chocalate Pie and Chocalate Pie; Luisa Molina

Best overall Homemade Chocalate Pie and Chocalate Pie; Luisa Molina

“It took us a while to figure out how to join together the incredible art exhibits we have for February with our 2017 Chocolate Fantasy celebration,” notes Minns, KACC Executive Director.

Minns continues “I just couldn’t imagine mixing pink hearts and lace with such dynamic works.  In our quest for a solution, we discovered that chocolate originated in that very culture that will be depicted on the walls of our galleries, so we are going ‘all out’, tropics and rainforest.”

“Consequently,” Minns says animatedly, “in keeping with the ancient origins of Chocolate, we have a fabulous collection of Andy Villarreal’s ‘Indigenous Mesoamerican Culture’ work showing in the Avery.  The paintings are large mixed media pieces that are extremely bold in subject and color.  They depict the Mesoamerican ceremony and culture. At the same time, in the Cornels gallery, we’re featuring the impressively large portraits of celebrated women by deceased artist, Kristin Eyfells, These, too, are incredibly passionate and rainbow hued, and compliment the impressive sculpture of Johann Eyfells, also on exhibit. Rounding out the Feb/Mar KACC calendar is “Within Nature – Nature Within”, with the work of artists Monika Lovelace and Saundra Kattawar.”

The February/March collection of these three unique exhibits will run from February 9th through March 26th, with a free public reception featuring KACC’s usual fine spread of refreshments, to be held on Saturday, February 18th from 2-4 pm. Everyone is invited! Admission is free.

The 2017 Chocolate Fantasy event takes place at KACC on Sunday Afternoon, February 12th from 1-3 pm at the KACC Galleries, 228 Earl Garrett Street, Kerrville, Texas 78028. Tickets are $20 for Adults ($25 at the door) and $10 for 17 and younger. The event is popular and tickets are limited to permit maximum chocolate indulgence, so advance ticket purchases are advisable at 830-895-2911.

Judges for the 2017 Mesoamerican Chocolate Fantasy” celebration are”

Professional:

Chef Paul Edwards of Chef Rubber

Kelly Leith of Majestic Ranch Arts Foundation

Betty Vernon of The Cailloux Foundation

Non-Professional:

Buzzie Hughes of Buzzie’s Bar B Q

Diane Dickinson of Fore Premier Properties

Brian Mantz Retired Food Service Professional

Kerr Arts & Cultutal Center is located at 228 Earl Garrett in downtown Kerrville. Gallery & Gift Shop hours are 10-4 Tu– Sat and 1-4 Sun. For further information on any event, workshop or art happening check our website www.kacckerrville.com or call 830-895-2911 during gallery hours.

Professional

Best Candy
Maya Caya Open Truffle
Quintessential Chocolates, Fbg

Best Cake
Chocolate Souffle Cake
Hippie Chicks Bakery, Kvl

Best Pie
Chocolate Swirl Mousse
Hippie Chicks Bakery, Kvl

Overall
Maya Caya Open Truffle
Quintessential Chocolates, Fbg

Home

Best Cookie
Cookie Bar
Susan Longacre

Best Candy
Raspberry Ancho Chili Truffles
Debbie Minns

Best Cake
Whiskey Chocolate Cake
Donna Schloss

Best Other
Ancho Chili Fudge Pie
Julie Sentell

Overall
Whiskey Chocolate Pie
Donna Schloss

People’s Choice
Champion Chocolate
Danna Champion

Peoples Choice Award 2016 copy

Kerr Arts and Cultural Center “Starving Artists” Show & Sale

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The New Year will see a gathering of some of the Hill Country’s most talented artists showing their incredibly diverse work in an “indoors street fair” with booths set up in all three of KACC’s galleries from Jan. 12th – Feb. 5th.

You never know what the annual “Starving Artists” show & sale will have to offer. In past years, artists have offered to create remarkably life-like portraits of a favorite pet working from photographs, while others have featured hand-woven sweaters and shawls that are perfect for surviving Texas Winters in style.

Entering into the spirit of the “Starving Artists” theme, the exhibitors price their work at “can’t pass it up” prices. To add to the variety of great finds available for visitors, the KACC gift shop has re-stocked after the Holidays and features a wide array of handmade treasures by local artists, many priced at under $20.

A percentage of all sales proceeds goes to KACC, which serves the Texas Hill Country year-round with innovative art exhibits, hands-on workshops and community-wide art events. Our address is 228 Earl Garrett in downtown Kerrville, and Gallery hours are 10-4 Tues –Sat and 1-4 Sundays. For more information on KACC and our upcoming events please visit http://www.kacckerrville.com or call 830-895-2911 during gallery hours.

 

Photos of 2016 exhibit

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pet Portraits

Pet Portraits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos of present show 2017

 

Paintings

Paintings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ceramics

Ceramics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Woodturning

Woodturning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KACC Offers Artful Holiday Gifts

Kerrville Art Club - Best of Show Bridge to Tranquility by Marsha Reeves

Kerrville Art Club – Best of Show
Bridge to Tranquility by Marsha Reeves

Kerr Arts & Cultural Center is swinging into the holidays with so many choices for affordable gifts that visitors will have to be forgiven if they over-indulge their generous side. From December 8th through January 8th, KACC will be featuring three distinctly holiday-oriented shows.

Beginning with the Kerrville Art Club’s “Annual Juried Show”, then moving on to a gallery full of miniature works of art created by the entire KACC membership, and winding up with a world-class gift shop at the end of the yellow brick road, KACC offers visitors literally hundreds of irresistible choices for celebrating the holidays through gifts of art.

Apropos of the holiday spirit, Debbie Minns, KACC Executive Director and reportedly one of Santa’s favorite Elves, reminds gift shoppers that “A KACC membership makes a wonderful holiday gift that will be remembered with fondness throughout the coming year.”

Finally, for visitors who are searching for the perfect Texas landscape painting to give to a loved one or to treasure for their very own, the work of artist Patty Thomas, featured this month in the gem-like Cornels Gallery, is sure to find a special place in any Hill Country home.

The reception and open house for December’s shows will be from 2-4 pm on Saturday afternoon, December 10th, complete with KACC’s legendary food and wine tables and with many of the month’s featured artists in attendance. As always, the reception and the galleries are free and open to the public.

KACC serves the Texas Hill Country year-round with innovative art exhibits, hands-on workshops and community-wide art events. Our address is 228 Earl Garrett in downtown Kerrville, and Gallery hours are 10-4 Tues –Sat and 1-4 Sundays. For more information on KACC and our upcoming events please visit http://www.kacckerrville.com or call 830-895-2911 during gallery hours.

Patty Thomas "Evening Begins" Landscape

Patty Thomas “Evening Begins” Landscape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patty Thomas "Thanks for the Memories" Landscape

Patty Thomas “Thanks for the Memories” Landscape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patty Thomas "Clay Pots" Landscapes

Patty Thomas “Clay Pots” Landscapes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It's the Small Things - KACC Members

It’s the Small Things – KACC Members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KACC Christmas Tree

KACC Christmas Tree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kerrville Art Club

Crow Tree by Dotti Brundrrett

Crow Tree by Dotti Brundrrett

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cats' Eye by Hildegarde Slaughter

Cats’ Eye by Hildegarde Slaughter

 

Unique Show Of Texas Artisanal Furniture Makers

The Kerrville Arts & Cultural Center is bringing the nationally-acclaimed 17th Annual Texas Furniture Makers Show to its spacious downtown galleries October 27th through December 2nd, 2016. This show is a once-yearly opportunity for those who appreciate the highest level of craftsmanship in furniture design and execution to find that special piece created by a Texas artist that will grace their home for many years to come.

The Furniture show will feature dozens of one-of-a-kind, beautiful and useful works of art including tables, chairs, benches, cabinets, and large and small accessory pieces all crafted in fine, rare (but completely legal) woods by dozens of the finest furniture makers Texas has to offer. Each of these Texas artists works in their own unique style, creating past shows with a wild and exciting range of furniture and accessories ranging from graceful Shaker and robust 19th Century German to modern Cedar log and delicate Federal pieces.

Many of the artists will be present at the Presentation & Awards ceremony from 5:30-8:00 PM on Saturday, November 5th, and available to discuss commissions as well as sales of their show pieces.

The 2016 Show Judges are:

Asa Christiana, former chief editor of Fine Woodworking magazine;

Peter Kennedy, of Fine Lumber & Plywood; and

Danny Kamerath, Kerrville resident, nationally acclaimed woodworker, artist, writer and teacher.

“One of the great values that shows like this bring to the community,” notes Debbie Minns, Executive Director of KACC, “is that buyers know exactly what they’re getting for their money. Buying a special piece for your home directly from the artist who made it is a rare treat these days.”

A beloved tradition during the annual Texas Furniture Makers show are James C. Goodson’s varied and exciting exhibits of woodworking tools from centuries past. This year the collections on display will include Viking tools from Kievian Rus (Russia) dating roughly from 800-1200 AD., as well as Roman artifacts from the 1st through 3rd centuries AD, as well as some truly ancient Copper Age tools c. 2500 BC. This year’s Goodson Tool exhibit will be on display from Tuesday, November 1st thru Sunday, November 6th ONLY, so mark your “To Do” calendar accordingly!

KACC serves the Texas Hill Country year-round with innovative art exhibits, hands-on workshops and community-wide art events. Our address is 228 Earl Garrett in downtown Kerrville, and Gallery hours are 10-4 Tues –Sat and 1-4 Sundays. For more information on KACC and our upcoming events please visit http://www.kacckerrville.com or call 830-895-2911 during gallery hours. For detailed information on the Furniture Show, please visit www.texasfurnituremakersshow.com

James Goodson Tool Show:

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James Goodson Tool Show
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James Goodson Tool Show Rundhobel - 1801

James Goodson Tool Show
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Seventeenth Annual Texas Furniture Makers Show

2016, Best of Show - John O'Brien - Pedestal Table

2016, Best of Show – John O’Brien – Pedestal Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

Educating Elroy by Jodi Fletcher

Educating Elroy by Jodi Fletcher of Seguin, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canoe Caskets by Dennis Barrett Jr of South Padre Island

Canoe Caskets by Dennis Barrett Jr of South Padre Island, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Butcher Chef Cart by Michael Montgomery, Austin

Butcher Chef Cart by Michael Montgomery, Austin, TX

The Annual Kerrville Outdoor Painters Event and Winners Are…

Best of Show "Off Duty" by Gary Frisk

Best of Show 2016
“Off Duty” by Gary Frisk

Kerr Arts & Cultural Center’s Executive Director Debbie Minns looks tired, but happy. “Getting ready for the Kerrville Outdoor Painters Event each Fall always takes a lot of effort, but it’s worth it,” she smiles. “We have dozens of top-rated Plein Air painters who come from all over the country to stay in our community for four days and compete with each other painting in full view of the public at beautiful Hill Country sites. Our regional art community is always so energized for this event, and Kerrville gets lots of visitors from all over!”

Asked why people come for this event, Minns smiles and notes, “I guess it’s because who wouldn’t love taking a picnic lunch and watching talented artists creating great art all around the Hill Country, and then coming back to town, rooting for your favorite artist in a Wet Paint “Quick Draw” competition, checking out the KACC Galleries to see the Plein Air paintings created over the past few days, and enjoying a fantastic Street Party going on everywhere you turn!” The four-day event runs October 5th – 9th and the Quick Draw Contest/Street Party and the KOPE Reception take place from 5-8 pm on October 7th.

Meanwhile, in addition to the outdoor paint event, KACC is hosting two major shows and a major workshop at virtually the same time! From Sept. 29th through Oct. 22nd The Guadalupe Watercolor Group will be exhibiting their Annual Juried Show in the Avery Gallery, and artist Brian Mantz will be showing an inspired collection of oils, acrylics, paper collage and calligraphy entitled “Introducing …. Unico” in the Derby Gallery.

KACC is also a strong supporter of the community art event “”Kerrville Chalk Festival” October 15-16 where street artists will be creating ephemeral art on the concrete of Peterson Plaza, located directly behind KACC.

The free, public reception for both the Watercolor and Mantz shows will be Saturday, October 8th from 2-4 pm. No reservations needed.

Finally, immediately following the Outdoor Painters event, beginning Sunday Oct. 9th Bob Rohm, the Judge from the just-completed multi-day KOPE, will be teaching a three-day workshop that is not to be missed, although seats are very limited. If interested, please call KACC at once. Everything can be handled by either calling KACC or communicating through our website.

KACC serves the Texas Hill Country year-round with innovative art exhibits, hands-on workshops, and community-wide art events. You can find a full list of Fall 2016 workshops and events, including sign-up info where necessary on our website. Our address is 228 Earl Garrett in downtown Kerrville, and Gallery hours are 10-4 Tues –Sat and 1-4 Sundays. For more information on KACC and our upcoming events please visit http://www.kacckerrville.com call 830-895-2911 during gallery hours. Sometime we list exciting upcoming events only on our website if they’re happening soon, so please check in often.

While on the website check on other workshops and children programs!

Best of Show 2015 Travelall by Suzie Baker. Plein Air Painting along the Guadalupe

Best of Show 2015 Travelall by Suzie Baker.
Plein Air Painting along the Guadalupe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Rohm - Plein Air Judge & Workshop Instructor

Bob Rohm – Plein Air Judge & Workshop Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doris Tyler - End of Lobster Season. Guadalupe Watercolor Group

Doris Tyler – End of Lobster Season.
Guadalupe Watercolor Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winners of Kerrville Outdoors Painter Event:

Quick Draw Awards

first  Michael Holter, Plano, TX

The Real Golden Arches by Micheal Holter

The Real Golden Arches by Micheal Holter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Steven Napper, Odessa, TX

Steve Napper 2nd place Quick Draw

Steve Napper 2nd place Quick Draw

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd Chuck Mauldin

Happy Hour by Chuck Mauldin 3rd place

Happy Hour by Chuck Mauldin 3rd place

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wet Paint Awards

Best in Event Gary Frisk, Richmond, TX

Best of Show "Off Duty" by Gary Frisk

Best of Show
“Off Duty” by Gary Frisk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best in Show, Off Duty by Gary Frisk

Best in Show, Off Duty by Gary Frisk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gary Frisk

Gary Frisk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Chuck Mauldin, Fredericksburg, TX

Happy Fixer Upper by Chuck Mauldin 2n place WP

Happy Fixer Upper by Chuck Mauldin 2n place WP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd Bruce Bingham, Spicewood, TX – Not Pictured

 

Best Junk Henry Prikryl, Dallas, TX – Not Pictured

 

Best Hills Tom Hussey, Auburn, NY

Dry Creek by Tom Hussey Best Hills

Dry Creek by Tom Hussey Best Hills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Barn Tina Bohlman, Waxahachie, TX – Not Pictured

Best River Paulette Alsworth, Kerrville, TX

Looking For Gold by Paulette Alsworth, Best River

Looking For Gold by Paulette Alsworth, Best River

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peoples Choice – Not Pictured

Jan Leek, Plano, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KACC Announces Innovative “Art For Toddlers” Program

Gracie Taylor

Gracie Taylor

Kerr Arts & Cultural Center’s education Director Grace Roach, herself a former KISD youth art teacher, has announced a new art-oriented program for children ages 2-4. On the last Tuesday of each month KACC volunteers and staff will host “Playdates” from 10-11AM.

According to Roach, “KACC playdates will cultivate, nurture, and inspire your child’s creativity while developing their appreciation of art and world cultures! Toddlers will experience stories, gallery activities, hands-on art, movement and music, all in a safe, happy environment. Parents are cordially invited to join their child in having a good time.

If that sounds like a lot of really messy fun, parents should not be concerned. KACC Executive Director Debbie Minns wants parents to know that “We have plenty of soap and water and we’ll give your child back to you ready to go home with a smile on their face but without finger paint on their little hands!”

Playdates sessions cost $5, and reservations are a must! Please call 830-895-2911 for Playdates reservations. You can reserve as many Playdates as you like with one call.

KACC serves the Texas Hill Country year-round with innovative art exhibits, hands-on workshops, Youth, Adult and Senior programs, and

Isabella Escalea

Isabella Escalea

community-wide art events. Our address is 228 Earl Garrett in downtown Kerrville, and Gallery hours are 10-4 Tues –Sat and 1-4 Sundays. For more information on KACC and our upcoming events please visit http://www.kacckerrville.com or call 830-895-2911 during gallery hours.

PhotoQuest 2016 Winners & the Lee Glenn Bailey Award

LEE GLENN BATLEY

By Teri Valentine

 

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Lee Glenn Batley was born in Abilene, Texas on January 20, 1925. He spent his childhood farming with his parents there in Taylor County. After enduring the Great Depression on the farm, they decided to move to Corpus Christi where Glenn graduated High School. It was also there that he first gained exposure to the darkroom and blueprinting processes at a company his uncle, Mickey Benton, had invested in called Nixon Blueprint.

 

Like many young men, at the time, he joined the Army after high school. When he had completed his basic and advanced individual training, his parents received a letter stating that their son was at an undisclosed location in service of his country. What they would learn at a later date, was that he had been assigned to Los Alamos, NM with the Manhattan Project. His duties included photographic documentation and darkroom processing.

 

It was during his time at Los Alamos that he was introduced to Alice Parman by one of his coworkers. After the war was over and his tour of duty complete, he and Alice were married in Tucumcari, NM. He then moved, with his new bride, back to Corpus Christi. He went to work full time at Nixon Blueprint along-side his uncle and his parents, Pid and Lee Batley. Here he continued his photography and darkroom work, developing talent in phototypesetting, offset printing and silk screening.

 

 

In 1949, the Haloid Company introduced the first commercial xerographic copier, the Xerox Model A. Wanting to keep their company abreast of all that was up and coming, Glenn traveled to New York to study the refined use of xerography so it could be applied back home.

 

He continued working for the family business until, in 1958, he found and purchased a little corner of heaven on Turtle Creek in the Texas Hill Country. Selling his interest in Nixon and getting back to his roots, he spent some time enjoying country life. It was a kid’s paradise for his growing family with 60 acres to roam, a creek to swim and fish, horses to ride, and fresh milk, eggs and vegetables.

 

In 1960, he went to work for Mooney Aircraft utilizing his skills in industrial photography and darkroom processing. In 1972, Butler Aviation bought Mooney and stopped production. At that time, Glenn upgraded his own darkroom to included color printing and began freelance commercial photography. When Mooney began production again, he returned until retirement.

 

In April 1996, he passed away, with a legacy of four children who love and admire the art of photography and who will always hold warm memories of Dad with his camera in hand.

 

In honor of Lee Glenn Batley’s memory, the Hill Country Camera Club this year instituted a special award in his name for outstanding darkroom work. This award acknowledges the dedication of those who carry on this pre-digital photography specialty. The 2016 Glenn Batley award winner is Dyana Walker for “Ten Values”.

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PhotoQuest 2016 Photography Winners

 

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Parisian Carousel, Best of Show by Pam Davis

 

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Preston Plus Two by Dyana Walker

First place, Natural Photography

 

 

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Valentine’s at Valentine, Texas by Cynthia Hurayt

Second Place,  Natural Photograph

 

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Aspen Trees by Shari Vahidi

Third Place, Natural Photography

 

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Ten Values by Dyana Walker

Glen Batley Darkroom Award,  Natural Photography

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Taos House by Sara Hendricker

Honorable Mention, Natural Photography

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Beacon in the Night by Charles Dominques

Honorable Mention, Natural Photography

 

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Pals… 2016 by Robin Clark

Special Award, Natural Photography

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Criders on a Saturday Nigh by Deb Johnson

Special Award, Natural Photography

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A Storm in the Gulf by Andy Graham

First Place, Photographic Artwork

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Santiago by Deb Johnson

Second Place, Photographic Artwork

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Ornamental Cabbage by Roger Gorden

Third Place,  Photographic Artwork

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Phalaenopsis Orchid 1 by S J Derby

Honorable Mention, Photographic Artwork

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Window Light by Roger Gorden

Honorable Mention, Photographic Artwork

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Four White Kittens by SJ Derby

Special Award, Photographic Artwork

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No One Lives Here Anymore by Rudi Winzinger

Special Award, Photographic Artwork

Come see PhotoQuest 2016 September 1 – 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KACC Featuring Photos, Quilts & Revolution In September

Courthouse Steps 1926 by Mary Ann HildebrandKerr Arts & Cultural Center has always been known as the go-to Hill Country venue for eclectic art and September’s shows are a good example of the range of art experiences that KACC visitors always enjoy.

Two engaging exhibits, on display from September 1st through September 25th, are the Hill Country Camera Club’s “Photoquest 2016” in the Avery Gallery, and a fascinating exhibit of sculpture created by Steve Collier from industrial age parts entitled “Industrial Revolution” in the Derby Gallery.

From September 1st through October 6th KACC will also feature “Neighbors: Quilts & Other Artforms”, an eye-catching series of small quilts inspired by photographs of historic Kerrville homes.

The public reception for all September events is Saturday, September 3rd from 2-4 PM. Everyone is cordially invited. As always delicious refreshments and beverages will be complementary, and many of the artists will be attending.

KACC serves the Texas Hill Country year-round with innovative art exhibits, hands-on workshops and community-wide art events. Our address is 228 Earl Garrett in downtown Kerrville, and Gallery hours are 10-4 Tues –Sat and 1-4 Sundays. For more information on KACC and our upcoming events please visit http://www.kacckerrville.com or call 830-895-2911 during gallery hours.

Above: Courthouse Steps 1926 by Mary Ann Hildebrand

Industrial Revolution by Steve Collier:

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Outdoor Painting Workshop Expands Horizons

Bob RohmFollowing the widely anticipated Kerrville Outdoor Painters Event (KOPE) from October 5th through 8th, nationally-acclaimed KOPE judge Bob Rohm will hold a three-day hands-on workshop from Sunday, October 9th through Tuesday, October 11th. Both events are coordinated by Kerr Arts and Cultural Center (KACC).

Participants will have the opportunity to paint alongside a teacher renowned for his ability to capture the poetry of light, whose paintings reflect the brilliance of the colors found in the clear, bright light of the southwest. The workshop will be accessing the private property of some of the most interesting painting locations in the area. “This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone wanting to take their plein air painting to the next level,” commented Grace Roach, Education Director at KACC.

Tuition for this workshop is $325; however, the American Plains Artists orgnanization is offering two generous, partial scholarships that can be applied for by contacting KACC.

Bob’s unique painting approach has been the subject of several instructional DVDs, enabling workshop participants to continue working with Bob’s ideas and techniques after participating in his workshop.

Bob has received many awards and is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America, Oil Painters of American and the Outdoor Painters Society. He is the author of the book THE PAINTERLY APPROACH and has been featured in many publications including Southwest Art, American Artist, The Artist’s Magazine, The Pastel Journal, International Artist and Pure Color. 

KACC serves the Texas Hill Country year-round with innovative art exhibits, hands-on workshops and community-wide art events. Our building and facilities are fully accessible. Our address is 228 Earl Garrett in downtown Kerrville, and Gallery hours are 10-4 Tues –Sat and 1-4 Sundays. For more information on KACC and our upcoming events please visit http://www.kacckerrville.com or call 830-895-2911 during gallery hours.