'Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art' Book Signing Event
Friday, July 14, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Off Campus Second Floor of the Texas State Capitol Visitor's Center (112 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701)
Andrew Sansom, Executive Director of The Meadows Center, and Bill Reaves, of William Reaves & Sarah Foltz Fine Art, will hold a book signing event on the second floor of the Texas Capitol Visitors Center in Austin to celebrate the Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art exhibition opening. Click here for directions: http://bit.ly/2t9FZth.
The exhibition features artwork of Texas landscapes from 20 different contemporary artists and will be on view at the state Capitol until Tuesday, August 15. The event is free and open to the public. It will begin with a presentation from the authors at 1:00 pm, followed by a chance to purchase signed copies of the book. Free two-hour parking is available at the Visitors Parking Garage located between 12th & 13th Street at San Jacinto Blvd. Metered street parking is also available all around the Capitol complex.
Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art is a compilation of some of the finest contemporary river art detailing the gorgeous traits of Texas landscapes. The featured artwork comes from contemporary Texas artists, including Randy Bacon, Mary Baxter, David Caton, Margie Crisp, Keith Davis, Fidencio Duran, Jon Flaming, Charles Ford, Pat Gabriel, Hunter George, Billy Hassell, Lee Jamison, Robb Kendrick, Laura Lewis, William Montgomery, Noe Perez, Jeri Salter, Erik Sprohge, Debbie Stevens and William Young. Through this work, the authors provide not only the backgrounds and historical development of riverine themes in Texas art, they also reiterate the vital importance of water conservation and the role that rivers play as the lifeblood of our land.
Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art is the latest addition to the River Books, a series published by Texas A&M University Press and sponsored by The Meadows Center. This 24-book collection illustrates strategies and diverse approaches to river conservation and management. The exhibition next travels to the Witte Museum in San Antonio on September 2.
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