Nadine Nakanishi & Nick Butcher | Café Avatar

7:00 pm To 10:00 pm

https://grayduckgallery.com/

January 20, 2018

January 20, 2018

grayDUCK Gallery

Jan. 20 – Feb. 18, 2018

Event Description

As humanity enters a new graphic skin, how will we remember our physical selves…or are we becoming computational mochas? Where do our avatars hang out when not in use? Café Avatar explores these questions with a playful collection of images and objects, both figurative and abstract. Large modular works, screen printed on industrially stamped synthetic felt, stretch and teeter across acrylic pegs. These works are complimented by a series of small room-scapes that mix screen printing, wood block, and photo copying techniques. Exhibited behind vacuum-formed plastic, traditional technique collides with idiosyncratic presentation. Makeshift clockworks silently activate the space and a collection of sculptural floor pieces give a sense of place to the otherwise fleeting abstractions.

Organizers

2213 E. Cesar Chavez

duckduck@grayduckgallery.com

512-826-5334

About the Organizer/Venue

grayDUCK was founded in 2010 in South Austin, and relocated to East Austin in 2014. In our art-energized neighborhood, we strive to exhibit the work of exceptional artists while creating a welcoming place for everyone: viewers, artists and neighbors. Monthly shows highlight artist’s work from a broad range of experience, both locally and nationally. Our refurbished 100-year old house is a hybrid of new and old, clean lines and comfortable wood. The inviting space with a modern sensibility is a beautiful place for artwork, poetry readings, film, music and performance, a place where art is integral to everyday life.

Visited 458 times, 1 Visit today

Add a Review

Related Event

916 Springdale Rd, Austin, TX, USA

January 18, 2019

7:00 pm 10:00 pm

PrintAustin and Big Medium, with event held at Big Medium Gallery

Jan. 18 - Feb. 16

A survey of the traditions and the innovations of contemporary printmaking happening today.Read more…

2300 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78712

January 26, 2018

6:00 pm 9:00 pm

Visual Art Center

Jan. 26-Feb 23, 2018

Just Press Print is an exhibition exploring the evolving nature of digital technology and its influence upon established definitions and practices within the field of printmaking.Read more…

1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

January 20, 2018

2:00 pm 4:00 pm

Dougherty Arts Center

Jan. 13-Mar. 24, 2018

Member works from our 2017 Print trade, “Random Objects” as well as our 2018 member show. Other events include Date Night at the DAC on Jan.Read more…