New exhibit explores mixed-media

Talks by artist Len Davis and Jessie Burciaga slated for Feb. 22 The South Texas College Library Art Gallery, in collaboration with the college’s Black History Month Celebration, has curated an exhibit entitled, “The Unexamined Portrait” featuring the work of Los Angeles mixed-media artist Len Davis that will be on display until February 26, 2016. The exhibit is located on the second floor of the Pecan Campus Library. The Library Art Gallery invites community and students to a special talk by Davis on February 22 at the Pecan Library Rainbow Room at 1 p.m. The talk will be … Read More …

“The Ranch Hand Festival Steamroller Prints” presented by the Art Department, Jan. 30 – Apr. 7

The South Texas College Art Department presents “The Ranch Hand Festival Steamroller Prints,” an art exhibition organized by Texas A&M University-Kingsville Department of Art, Communications and Theatre, in partnership with the College of Engineering and the City of Kingsville. The exhibit opens Monday, January 30, and will be available to view Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until April 7, 2017 at the Art Building Gallery located in B–103 on the Pecan Campus. Students will also hold a print event at the exhibit as part of The Ranch Hand Festival, which honors the … Read More …

STC Technology Campus features exhibit by UTRGV Studio Art graduates

South Texas College’s Technology Campus Library presents “Illustrating Their World,” featuring illustrations by Valley artists Jessie Rodriguez and Roni Cortez. An artist lecture and reception will be held at 6 p.m. on November 3 at STC’s Technology Campus Library. The library is located at 3700 W. Military Hwy in McAllen. Admission is free and open to the public. . The exhibit opened Tuesday, September 6, and will be viewable to the public through Friday, December 2, 2016. STC’s Library Art Gallery Program exhibits regional, national and international artwork, explores new visions and … Read More …

Line of Sight

South Texas College Library gallery presents the works of professional photographers Hector Astorga and Conrado Gonzalez The South Texas College Library Art Gallery presents an exhibit that serves to explore two artists with disparate points of view and their connection through photography and a specific region. STC will host a photography exhibit entitled “Line of Sight” with two professional photographers, Conrado Gonzalez and Hector Astorga. Astorga explores the medium in the natural landscape while Gonzalez photographs people and their interaction with the urban environment. The … Read More …

“Through Mud and Glass” presented by Art Department, Sept. 12 – Oct. 20, 2016

The South Texas College Art Department presents “Through Mud and Glass” an art exhibition featuring works by artist, Mack Gingles. The exhibit opens Monday, September 12, and will be available to view Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until October 20, 2016, at the South Texas College Art Gallery located on the Pecan Campus, building B-103. Mack Gingles was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, The compulsion to draw emerged right away and was embraced by a house full of people who draw. The desire to paint most likely began with coursework pursuant to his first degree in Graphic … Read More …

New LAG exhibition documents African American life in Texas from 1949-1961

South Texas College (STC) invites the public to view “Behold the People: R. C. Hickman’s Photographs of Black Dallas, 1949–1961,” an exhibition by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin, on display now through May 12, 2016. The exhibition is currently on display at the Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery – Rainbow Room. Hickman was a Dallas photographer whose thousands of images produced from 1949 to 1961 document aspects of life in an African American community in Texas. His photographs depict a community largely invisible to white … Read More …

Library Art Gallery to present “Border Lineage: An Exhibition in Two Parts”

The South Texas College Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery is proud to present, in collaboration with Library Services’ annual Hispanic Heritage Month, “Border Lineage: An Exhibition in Two Parts.” The exhibit will be on view September 8, through December 7, 2015, at the Pecan Campus Library Art Gallery located at 3201 West Pecan Boulevard, Bldg. F, in McAllen. All exhibitions are free and open to the public. “Border Lineage: An Exhibition in Two Parts” will encompass both floors of the library and will be comprised of large-scale figure paintings by Rigoberto A. Gonzalez and Philip S. Field. … Read More …

Starr County Campus exhibit showcases nature’s beauty

South Texas College’s Starr County Campus Library Art Gallery presents “Birds & Flowers,” an exhibit featuring paintings by Minerva Hinojosa Ritchie. The exhibit will go on display from Sept 5 to Dec 4, 2014, with an artist talk featured on Wednesday, Sept 17 at 1 p.m. at STC’s Starr County Campus Library (Bldg. F), located at 142 FM 3167 in Rio Grande City. Admission is free and open to the public. Ritchie is a La Grulla native and Brownsville resident who has been painting for over 50 years. She studied oil and watercolor techniques under teachers from Raymondville and Corpus Christi, … Read More …