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Lawndale Art Center

Sterling Allen: Backdrop & Blocker

Friday, Sep. 22, 2017 – Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017

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Sterling Allen: Backdrop & Blocker
September 22 - October 22, 2017
O'Quinn Gallery
Essay by Betsy Huete

In this solo presentation by Sterling Allen, the Austin-based artist creates a site-specific sculpture-based installation that activates sight lines, architectural relationships, hanging conventions, and spatial connections, all while celebrating pop, the handmade, function, failure and the cheap illusion.

Sterling Allen holds an MFA in Sculpture from the Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts at Bard College and a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Texas in Austin. He is a co-founder and co-director of Okay Mountain, an artist collective and former gallery based in Austin, Texas. As a solo artist and in collaboration with the group, he has exhibited, organized, and completed projects at venues throughout the United States and received several residencies including the Artpace International Artist-In-Residence Program in San Antonio, Texas and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha, Nebraska. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Studio Art at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Wednesday, Noon - 6:00 pm
    Thursday, Noon - 8:00 pm
    Friday, Noon - 6:00 pm
    Saturday - Sunday, Noon - 5:00 pm
    Closed Monday & Tuesday

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  • Parking is available in the lot behind the building at the corner of Rosedale and Travis. Street parking is available in the neighborhood behind the center. Please observe parking signs.

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