Carlos Donjuan is known for his surrealist paintings of masked figures punctuated by pops of searing color, striking minimalist shapes, and spurts of spray-paint that nod to his graffiti-painting artistic origins.
In my first brief conversation with San Antonio-based artist Jose Villalobos regarding his 2018 Luminaria artwork, La Carga de Tradición, the artist was incorporating dance-based performance with wearable sculpture.
Like so many artists, Matthew Bourbon holds an array of roles in the field.
The artist has held roles as Professor and Curator at the University of Texas at Arlington for twenty-five years, and the occasion of our conversation is his retirement.
This is Descendance, a work by artists and sometimes-collaborators Michael Love and Ariel René Jackson, who in April were named winners of the 2021 Tito’s Prize.
Getting in touch with one’s heritage is something of an American pastime.