The Artpace Blog


Artpace Teen Council: An Interview with Up-and-Coming Filmmaker Kayla Whittaker

by Fabi Cepeda Kayla Whittaker is a San Antonio-based filmmaker, becoming known for her eye-catching media and playful aesthetics. By combining all of her talents, she is able to create pieces that are not only pleasing to the eye but also influential to your mind. In terms of influences, one of the main things Kayla draws from […]


Artpace Teen Council: Murals on the West Side

This year, Teen Council members will research and write an Artpace blog entry about the innovative art and artists that make up the thriving San Antonio community. Murals on the West Side by Eva Rangel In the part of town that I live in, the houses are homogenous, and the streets are bland. Nothing ever […]


David Benjamin Sherry: Earth Changes

Using tape and chalk to compose an abstracted landscape, you will create a geometric chalk mural inspired by David Benjamin Sherry’s exhibition, Earth Changes. MATERIALS Family A variety of sidewalk chalk or pastels Blue painter’s tape INSTRUCTIONS 1. GO OUTSIDE! Decide on a clean, flat sidewalk area or driveway to act as your canvas. 2. […]


Más Rudas: Brown Style

Más Rudas is a Chicana art collective based in San Antonio, TX. The group is comprised of four artists: painter Ruth Buentello, textile artist Sarah Casillo, filmmaker Kristen Gamez; and photographer Mari Hernandez. The artists utilize their individual practices to create multi-media installations that showcase their bicultural experiences. In this activity, you will create a […]