Art City Austin 2015

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.


Click here to learn more about the weekend collectors pass.


Exhibiting Artists

Meyer Abrams
Todd Alexander
Chester Allen
Susie Aoki
Yoshi Aoki
Will Armstrong
Dani Arrecis
Bibi Ayat
Ho Baron
Tom Beach
Melesio Benally
Jude Bischoff
Cynthia Bjorn
Viviana Bonanomi Santamarina
Steven Boone
John Booth
Casey Bridges
Jan Brieschke
Jason Brueck
Meredith Butler
Anne Byrd
Doug Cavanah
David Conroy
Lisa Crowder
Adam Crowell
David Curles
Joseph Cyberski

Greg Davis
Rudolph De Ram
Jason Dean
E. Moises Diaz
Elizabeth Dunlop
Roger England
Katy Farnum
Andy Fletcher
Estella Fransbergen
Susan Frercihs
Douglas Fulks
Dolan Geiman
Mark & Julie Glocke
Joe Graham
Mark Grosser
John Ha
Shawn Harris
Kate Harrold
Christine Hausserman
Clifton Henri
Tim Herbst
Lorri Honeycutt
Hanan Ingel
Yan Inlow

Barbara Jay Bouman
Brian David Johnson
Joseph Kalmowitz
Lisa Telling Kattenbraker
Julie Keaten-Reed

Steve Keating
Karen Klinefelter
Serena Kojimoto
Jeff Kuhns
Guiteau Lanoue
Haley Lebeuf
Eric Lee
Mi Young Lee
Seung Lee
Georgie Lehoop
Li Li
Jay Long
Rick Loudermilk
Lisa Loudermilk
Gary Love
Mark MacKinnon
Chris Madsen
PAZ (Mapitzmitl)
Ed Martin

Carol Martin
Frank Massarella
Sharon Matusiak
Brice McCasland
John McDonald
Hetty & Norman Metzger
Guy Michaels
Andrew Mosedale
Taylor Moseley
Sandy Muckleroy
Johanna Mueller
Sandy Murphy
Katie Musolff
Tatiana Nikolova-Houston
Matt Norris
Scott Olson
Patrick O’Toole
Vladimir Ovtcharov
Daniela Ovtcharov
James Parker
Jason Pavalonis
Armando Pedroso
Randy Polk
Clare Pousson

Andy Quaglino
Bruce Reinfield
Dave Rizzo
Greg Robertson
Chris Robleski
Ellie Rusinova
Anne Rutt
Andrew Sanders
Alex Santamarina
Kristin Schillaci
Lyn Sedlak-Ford
Chris Seeman
Toby Skov
Benjamin Stielow
Esther Sullivan
Gene Swensen
Greg Turco
Chris Vance
Pietra Wall
Cheryl Ward
Danny Young
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.

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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.

amy cook

Amy Cook

east cameron folklore

East Cameron Folkcore

elias haslanger

Elias Halsanger

elizabeth mcqueen

Elizabeth McQueen

erin ivey

Erin Ivey

graham wilkinson

Graham Wilkinson

Jazz Mills

jitterbug vipers

Jitterbug Vipers

jonny gray

Jonny Gray

lincoln durham

Lincoln Durham

The Nightowls

Not in the Face


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


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:

The SHOW on the Road     •     Austin Art Cart

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:

Art Amoré     •     Austin Children’s Theater     •     Austin Discovery School     •     Austin School for the Visual and Performing Arts     •     Mexican American Cultural Center     •     Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum


Local Eats & Drinks


Chi’Lantro     •     Coolhaus     •     Crepe Crazy     •     Garbo’s Lobster Truck     •     Juice Austin     •     Serrano’s     •     Short Bus Subs     •     Snowie Shaved Ice     •     Whole Foods     •     Llama’s

There are three beverage tents serving:

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Cocktails     •     Cayman Jack Margaritas     •     Austin Beerworks     •     Winebow brand wines     •     High Brew Coffee     •     Richard’s Rainwater     •     Lemonade

Get Here

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.

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Organizations interested in sponsoring Art City Austin 2015 should contact Holly McDaniel at to learn more about Art Alliance Austin’s sponsorship levels.

Art City Austin 2015 Sponsors:

Cultural Arts Division for ticketbud

Tito's for ticketbud

DAA for ticketbud

McDaniel for ticketbud

Black Fret for ticketbud

David Frank for ticketbud

Jackson Walker for ticketbud

Cushman Oxford for ticketbud

Josco for ticketbud

In Kind Sponsors:

ABW for ticketbud

Republic National for ticketbud

Winebow for ticketbud

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CSI for ticketbud

Industry Printshop for ticketbud

KIND for ticketbud

Rainwater for ticketbud

Media Sponsors:

Texas Monthly for ticketbud

KUT KUTX for ticketbud

Time Warner Cable News for ticketbud

KGSR for ticketbud

Austin Monthly for ticketbud

Chronicle for ticketbud

Tribeza for ticketbud

Do512 for ticketbud

Do512 Family for ticketbud

H&L Lifestyle Magazine

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This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City  of Austin Economic Development Department.