Big Bend Arts Council


  PO Box 1764, Alpine, TX  79831

We have had 17 visual arts exhibits:

Ÿ $25/sq. ft 2004 - fundraiser

Ÿ Members show 2005 - for members only, all media

Ÿ Hispanic Heritage - celebrating Hispanic culture. All media, poetry reading

Ÿ Paintings of the Antique - solo show by Doug Durrant

Ÿ Chair Auction - fundraiser featuring hand-painted chairs, raffle, in conjunction with the Alpine Public Library as a shared fundraiser

Ÿ Loose Ends - fibre arts-concept exhibition

Ÿ I Sing the Body Electric - celebrating bodies, human and animal

Ÿ Soho on Sixth - Barbara Barclay solo exhibition

Ÿ Botanica - celebrating the botanical world.

Ÿ Wear Ability - wearable art

Ÿ Border Crossings – concept show about borders, as defined by the artist.

Ÿ Art of My Now - Overnight Success Gallery

Ÿ $25/sq. ft 2005 - fundraiser

Ÿ Yuletide Gallery - primarily fine craft for the holiday season

Ÿ Drawings, Paintings and Prints by Bob Bell, Tom Curry and Allan Vannoy

Ÿ Members Show 2006 - members only-all media

Ÿ Weaving Community - woven art and an interactive weaving of power poems

Ÿ Young Artists Exhibition Entries from 4 regional high schools

Ÿ Hispanic Heritage (Apr.7 -May 7) Celebrating Hispanic culture

Ÿ Here’s Looking at You, Kid-Auction (May 19 - June 18) Fundraiser featuring art mirrors

Ÿ Landscapes: a Sense of Place (June 30 - July 30) Landscapes in all media

Ÿ Animal Instincts (Aug. 11 - Sept. 10) celebrating our animal friends. Also plans in place with the Alpine Animal Shelter as fundraiser/public awareness campaign

Ÿ Concept show- fall 2006-

Ÿ Yuletide Gallery - primarily fine craft for the holiday season

Ÿ The Resonators played at the Chair Auction (free concert)

Ÿ Still Waters Concert - Marina Azar and Betty McGehee (admission)

Ÿ An Evening at Carnegie Hall - Leah and John Carnegie (admission)

Ÿ Music provided at most receptions

Ÿ Poetry reading during the 2005 Hispanic Heritage Exhibit

Ÿ Reading during the Border Crossings Exhibit

Ÿ Power Poems generated for the Weaving Community Exhibit