Arts and Crafts Store in Austin, TX, United States
Starting with a small collection of folk art and outsider art from the South, the gallery has now grown into a well known venue for contemporary folk art, outsider art, pop art and fine art. Over the years the number of genuine folk artists has decreased and the gallery’s interests have broadened, leading them to a more varied approach to the artworks on display.
Wally Workman Gallery is one Austin’s best-loved contemporary art galleries. The gallery was established in 1980 in a 100-year-old historic house in Austin’s art district with two floors of exhibition space split into various rooms, each showing a small number of works.
Non-profit organisation Pump Project is devoted to enriching the creative community in Austin. Working with emerging and established artists to present small and large group exhibitions, the gallery space and working artists’ studios provide a supportive environment for creativity.
The large open-plan gallery space has a modern feel suited to the artworks on display. grayDUCK Gallery specialises in cutting-edge works from emerging and established local and national artists shown through a diverse programme of paired and small-group exhibitions such as That Silky Smooth Feeling by guest curator Jaime Salvador Castillo featuring works by Christina Coleman, Clare Finin and Loren Schwerd.
Art on 5th is one of Austin’s largest contemporary galleries. The unique space, with its museum-like setting spanning over 6,000 square feet, features an eclectic collection of modern and contemporary artworks by Texan, American and international artists.
Gallery Black Lagoon supports both emerging and established artists such as Rich Brouillet, Robbie Ortiz, Jeremy Kunzinger and Jessica Anguiano. Being a Supportive Arts Gallery, Gallery Black Lagoon works together with its exhibiting artists to create exhibition opportunities and has now shown the works of over 250 artists.
Working actively with the community, Women & Their Work provides an extensive programme of innovative exhibitions, performances, literary readings and educational workshops aiming to expand the discourse around contemporary art.