Texas Uprising Opening: June 2nd

by admin on February 21, 2011

Upcoming Shows:

Texas Uprising, part 2:

Indoor selections from Texas Sculpture Group curated by Lili Wei.

June 2nd

Blue Star Contemporary Art Center

Lilly Wei is a New York-based independent curator, essayist and critic who writes for several publications in the United States and abroad. A frequent contributor to Art in America, she is a contributing editor at ARTnews and Art Asia Pacific. She has also been the essayist for many exhibition catalogues and brochures on contemporary art. Wei has served on numerous advisory panels and review committees, including the Pew Fellowship awards and is a member of several boards, including the International Association of Art Critics (AICA/USA), Art in General, and Art Omi, an international artist residency program. She has been a guest lecturer and visiting critic at art institutions nationally and internationally. One of her most recent large-scale curatorial projects was the exhibition, The Invisible Thread, Spirit of Buddhism in Contemporary Art, at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York which was part of The Buddhist Project, a consortium of exhibitions and programs exploring Buddhist influence in contemporary American culture. She was also a curator of the first International Biennale of Lodz in Poland. Wei has an M.A. in art history from Columbia University.

TheĀ Texas Sculpture Group is one of three affiliates operating in cooperation with the International Sculpture Group (ISC.) This gathering of professional sculptors, dealers, curators and collectors formed to promote both public and art-world awareness through exhibitions, a web site, symposiums and technical demonstrations.

Generous underwriting from The Russell Hill Rogers Fund for the Arts helped to make Art in the Garden possible. San Antonio Office of Cultural Affairs and San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department also support this program.

For more information on the San Antonio Botanical Garden, visitĀ www.sabot.org.

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