ART IN THE CITY PRESENTS: A CURATED VIEW OF art city austin 2017

PHOTOS AND STORY BY COLLEEN BLACKARD

 View of  Art City Fair  inside the Palmer Event Center, featuring galleries from across Texas

View of Art City Fair inside the Palmer Event Center, featuring galleries from across Texas

 Nate Burbeck,  Fairmont, Minnesota , 2015, Oil on canvas, grayDuck Gallery, Austin, TX

Nate Burbeck, Fairmont, Minnesota, 2015, Oil on canvas, grayDuck Gallery, Austin, TX

 Ana Fernandez,  Magy’s Tamales,  2017, Oil on panel, Cinnabar, San Antonio, TX

Ana Fernandez, Magy’s Tamales, 2017, Oil on panel, Cinnabar, San Antonio, TX

 Raychael Stine,  Hummingbird Vision 6,  2016, Oil & acrylic on canvas, Art Palace, Houston, TX

Raychael Stine, Hummingbird Vision 6, 2016, Oil & acrylic on canvas, Art Palace, Houston, TX

 Shang-Yi Hua , Breakthrough,  2017, Cement, paper, wire, cement, driftwood, painted wood, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston, TX

Shang-Yi Hua, Breakthrough, 2017, Cement, paper, wire, cement, driftwood, painted wood, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston, TX

 Jamie Earnest, Collage/paintings on canvas, 2016-2017, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston, TX

Jamie Earnest, Collage/paintings on canvas, 2016-2017, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston, TX

 Artwork by Nola Parker, Ellen Heck, Mallory Page, and Holly Wilson at Wally Workman Gallery, Austin, TX

Artwork by Nola Parker, Ellen Heck, Mallory Page, and Holly Wilson at Wally Workman Gallery, Austin, TX

 Sandy Skoglund,  Cats In Paris,  1993, Photolithograph, Yvonamor Palix Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Sandy Skoglund, Cats In Paris, 1993, Photolithograph, Yvonamor Palix Fine Arts, Houston, TX

 Steidel Fine Art, Wimberley, TX

Steidel Fine Art, Wimberley, TX

 Jim McDonald,  Hill Country #1,  2017, Oil on panel, Steidel Fine Art, Wimberley, TX

Jim McDonald, Hill Country #1, 2017, Oil on panel, Steidel Fine Art, Wimberley, TX

 Bale Creek Allen Gallery, Austin, TX

Bale Creek Allen Gallery, Austin, TX

 Bale Creek Allen,  Cast bronze tumbleweed sculpture , Bale Creek Allen Gallery, Austin, TX

Bale Creek Allen, Cast bronze tumbleweed sculpture, Bale Creek Allen Gallery, Austin, TX

 Vincent Valdez,  Winter in America (diptych),  2015, 10-color serigraph, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX

Vincent Valdez, Winter in America (diptych), 2015, 10-color serigraph, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX

 Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

Hello Studio, San Antonio, TX

 Mylan Nguyen,  Secret Love Letter,  Watercolor and graphite on paper, The Public Trust, Dallas, TX

Mylan Nguyen, Secret Love Letter, Watercolor and graphite on paper, The Public Trust, Dallas, TX

 Larry Akers,  Deep Space II , 2016, Painted perforated aluminum, stainless steel, LED lights, corrugated plastic, CAMIBAart, Austin, TX

Larry Akers, Deep Space II, 2016, Painted perforated aluminum, stainless steel, LED lights, corrugated plastic, CAMIBAart, Austin, TX

 Mixed media assemblages by John Paul Rosenberg at Co-Lab Projects, Austin, TX

Mixed media assemblages by John Paul Rosenberg at Co-Lab Projects, Austin, TX

  A Poem for You , by Untouched Poetry, Austin, TX

A Poem for You, by Untouched Poetry, Austin, TX

  Tiny People Big Laughs , Photography/Digital work by Jesper Johansen, Denver, CO

Tiny People Big Laughs, Photography/Digital work by Jesper Johansen, Denver, CO

 Oil paintings by Julia Purinton, Warren, VT

Oil paintings by Julia Purinton, Warren, VT

 Tents on the festival grounds, featuring work by 130 artists from around the country

Tents on the festival grounds, featuring work by 130 artists from around the country

 Lounging in one of the hammocks provided on the Art City Austin festival grounds

Lounging in one of the hammocks provided on the Art City Austin festival grounds

  Dana Younger,  The End of Cowboys,  Machined polyethylene with aluminum frame, Dimension Gallery, Austin, TX

 Dana Younger, The End of Cowboys, Machined polyethylene with aluminum frame, Dimension Gallery, Austin, TX