Cynthia Brants: Beyond the Circle
September 29th – December 30th 2007
The Old Jail Art Center has organized an exhibition of the work of Cynthia Brants (1924-2006), who was associated with the Fort Worth Circle, a group of artists who were active in the mid-20 th century.
West Texas Triangle: Moroles
June 23rd – April 16th 2007
Texas sculptor Jesús Moroles, the 2007 Texas Medal of Arts winner in the Visual Arts category, is no stranger to the Old Jail Art Center. Museum co-founded Bill Bomar, himself a recognized artist, bought early work from Moroles and commissioned him to do a monumental sculpture for the Old Jail’s Marshall R. Young Sculpture Courtyard.
Revealing Character: Robb Kendrick's Texas Tintypes
June 2nd – September 16th 2007
Starting in January 2004, photographer Robb Kendrick has been capturing images of the cowboys via the tintype, a 19 th-century photographic method. Frost Bank commissioned Kendrick’s tintype project and conceived a multi-city traveling exhibition of his work, which the Old Jail Art Center organized.
Clay and Ash: New Works by Sandria Hu organized by the El Paso Museum of Art
February 10th – May 13th 2007
Organized by the El Paso Museum of Art, the exhibition presents new work by Ms. Hu, who is currently Professor of Art at the University of Houston, Clear Lake, where she has taught since 1975. The artist will not only be present at the members’ opening on February 10, where she will give a gallery talk, but she will also conduct a series of artist-in-residence printmaking demonstrations for Albany High School art students on February 9.