Art City Austin 2015
RECAP: Art City Austin 2015 spanned two days and featured art, music, kids activities, performances, bites, beverages, and more. Here are a few photos:
Saturday April 25th & Sunday April 26th
Downtown Austin, on Cesar Chavez in between Guadalupe and Lamar
In 2015, Austin’s iconic art fair celebrates its 65th year! With an annual attendance of 20,000 people, this juried art fair is the biggest and best art marketplace in central Texas. At Art City Austin you will find:
- an outdoor art fair of nationally recognized artists featuring work ranging in medium from paint and photography to fiber and wood. You’ll have the opportunity to meet more than 100 exhibiting artists
- introducing the Austin Art Pavilion, featuring contemporary Austin art work presented by 5 Austin galleries
- live musical performances that reflect the diversity and quality of the Austin music scene. This year Art City will feature the Black Fret Music Stage presented by KUTX Music 98.9, The Austin Music Experience
- some of Austin’s favorite food trucks: Crepe Crazy, Coolhaus, Garbo’s Lobster Truck, Whole Foods
- interactive projects and entertainment for kids of all ages
Come out, meet the artists, take home original museum quality artwork and celebrate Austin’s vibrant creative culture.
Viviana Bonanomi Santamarina
Rudolph De Ram
E. Moises Diaz
Mark & Julie Glocke
Barbara Jay Bouman
Brian David Johnson
Lisa Telling Kattenbraker
Mi Young Lee
Hetty & Norman Metzger
R. Michael Wommack
Introducing the Austin Art Pavilion Presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka
This year’s Art City Austin will feature a curated contemporary art area: the Austin Art Pavilion presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. The pavilion will feature work predominantly produced by regional artists and is curated by local experts including Brian Willey of Tiny Park Gallery, Rebecca Marino of Pump Project, independent curator Troy Campa, Austin Nelsen, Sean Gaulager, and Chris Whiteburch of Co-Lab Projects, and Rachel Stephens and Wally Workman of Wally Workman Gallery.
Sunday at noon, meet the curators and the artists of the Austin Art Pavilion.
All art work on exhibition in the pavilion is available for sale.
Introducing the Black Fret Music Stage Presented by KUTX
Art Alliance is proud to announce a partnership with Black Fret, supporters and patrons of local music. This year’s music line up will play on the Black Fret Music Stage presented by KUTX, The Austin Music Experience, and is selected and sponsored by the local music non-profit.
SATURDAY, APRIL 25th
10:00am Doors Open
11:00am — Special Guest TBA
12:00pm — Elias Haslanger & Church on Monday
1:00pm — Erin Ivey
2:00pm — Graham Wilkinson
3:00pm — East Cameron Folkcore
4:00pm — The Nightowls
5:00pm — Not in the Face
6:00pm — Lincoln Durham
7:00pm — Special Guest TBA
SUNDAY, APRIL 26th
11:00am — Doors Open
12:00pm — Jazz Mills
1:00pm — Jitterbug Vipers
2:00pm — Elizabeth McQueen
3:00pm — Amy Cook
4:00pm — Jonny Gray
5:00pm — Special Guest TBA
Introducing Austin Art Trucks
New to Art City in 2015. Austin Art Trucks! Check ’em out:
Austin Busker Project
The Austin Busker Project is back at Art City Austin with one fantastic stage at San Antontio and Cesar Chavez as well as a small act on the Shoal Creek Bridge. Here’s some of what you’ll see:
Magical Mystical Michael (Magician) • Arsene from Paris (Magician, Juggler) • Eric Odditorium (Sword Swallower) • The Girl Who Knows (Mentalist) • Alex Clark (Comedy Juggler) • Pogo Fred (Acrobatic Pogo Dude)
Kids Interactive Area
Enjoy free kids art projects like mask making, kite construction, painting, nature collage, and more with help from our friends at:
Local Eats & Drinks
There are three beverage tents serving:
Walk, ride a bike, take the bus, drive, carpool, or uber … just don’t miss the best and biggest art festival in Central Texas (plus the best local music festival in Austin!) Click here or the map below for parking suggestions as well as other ideas on how to best get to Art City Austin, April 25th & 26th.
Organizations interested in sponsoring Art City Austin 2015 should contact Holly McDaniel at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about Art Alliance Austin’s sponsorship levels.
Art City Austin 2015 Sponsors:
In Kind Sponsors:
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.