Ryder Richards “Trajectory”
WHERE: cactus bra SPACE
106 C Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204
WHEN: July 1-27, 2010.
Opening Reception: Thurs July 1, 6-8 p.m.
First Friday art Trail: Friday, July 2, 6-8 p.m.
Cactus bra SPACE, in the Blue Star Art Complex, presents “Trajectory” by Ryder Richards. Richards new drawings, installations, and sculptures are derived from the ballistic trajectory of a .243 Winchester rifle. The works explore the physical and metaphorical quandary of a trajectory as a quantified destiny, attempting to alter the predetermined path. The works will be on view July 1- July 27, 2010 by appointment only or you can join us at the opening receptions Thursday, July 1, 6-8 p.m. and Friday, July 2, 6-9 p.m.
For more info please visit “Trajectory” on Ryder’s BLOG
Brazos Gallery, Richland College, Dallas TX
Opening reception: Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 from 5-7 p.m.
“Water: More or Less” was developed in conjunction with the Art, Science and Sustainable Community Symposium hosted by Richland College. (Sat, Jan. 30, 1-5 pm) The juried exhibition focuses on the role of water and sustainability within the environment.
Paul Villinski lives and works in New York City. His inventive use of recycled materials and found objects captivates viewers by revealing the creative potential dormant in the ordinary. Villinksi’s converted Emergency Response Studio (ERS) utilizes green methods of construction to confront topics local responsibility and art within the community.
For images of the HUGELY SUCCESFUL event: http://www.rlc8.dcccd.edu/media/?p=1861
Here is a quick video of the Exhibtion. I apologize for the low quality:
Artworks accepted into the exhibition:
Shreepad Joglekar _ Unitled (Triptych from Shifting Horizons Series)
Marla Riperda_ Blue Buchanan #7
Kristin Ware _ Water Horse
Kristin Ware _ Stepping Stones
Kristin Ware _ Sloan and Lani
Kristin Ware _ Narrow Streams
Kristin Ware _ Diamonds on Dried Creek Bed
Erika Pochybova_ Recycle
Denise Stringer Davis _ In the Water 1
Denise Stringer Davis _ In the Water 2
Denise Stringer Davis _ Bather Reaching
Cathy Night_ Smart Water
Belinda Smith _ Flood Control
Annie Simpson _ Wave
John Britt lecture hosted by Richland College Clay Club
Friday, Feb 26, 2010
Sabine Hall 118
Richland College, Dallas
John Britt, a well-known glaze expert, wrote the book, “The Complete Guide to High Fire Glazes”. Recently, he has been doing workshops at studios to help them convert their glaze and firings to Cone 6 reduction rather than Cone 10 reduction. This is a much greener process and will save the schools and studios up to 30% in fuel costs.
The lecture will be held at Richland College and workshops will be scheduled during the weekend. For more information please contact Jen Rose at 972-761-6837.
Oct 23- Nov 13, 2009
Hardin Simmons University,
Closing Reception with Artist Talk: Friday, Nov 13, 5pm
HSU’s Ira M. Taylor Memorial Art Gallery presents “Mercurial Imagination,” featuring the work of Ryder Jon Piotrs members Piotr Chizinski, Ryder Richards, Sue Anne Rische and Jonathan Whitfill. The work ranges from altered books and shredded text to gunpowder drawings and cast bomb forms. The work questions social class systems, the intangible form of knowledge, and violence in a modern world. The exhibition will take place from Oct 26-Nov 13, 2009. The gallery will host a closing reception featuring an artist talk and question/answer session on November 13, 5:00-6:30.
Ryder Jon Piotrs (RJP) is comprised of artists who have created an alternative method of engagement with the development of a Nomadic Truck Gallery. The gallery is a converted 24’ Ryder truck complete with white sheetrock panels and track lighting. Since it’s debut over 2 years ago the mobile gallery has prompted several group exhibitions for the RJP members. Most recently the group has shown in Dallas, Abilene, and Marfa. They have also hosted a national juried ceramics exhibition in Phoenix, Arizona.
For more information please call HSU at (325) 670-1000 or visit the website :: http://www.ryderrichards.com/ryderjonpiotrs.html