Current Exhibitions


December 12, 2015 through February 28, 2016

HOT OFF THE PRESS: Recent Works from Flatbed– 

December 12, 2015 through February 28, 2016   


Opening Reception: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Friday, December 18, 2015

Flatbed Press in Austin, Texas, is a world renowned printing press and for twenty-five years has published innovative and exceptional prints by both recognized and emerging artists. Printmaking as a fine art form has existed for hundreds of years. Recently, artists have ventured into new realms with the medium, exploring innovative ways of incorporating untraditional media and pushing the process to new depths. This exhibition highlights recent prints by 12 Texas artists, including: Ricky Armendariz, Alice Leora Briggs, Veronica Ceci, John Robert Craft, Suzi Davidoff, Sandra Fernandez, Annalise Gratovich, Jules Buck Jones, Sharon Kopriva, Linda Ridgway, Frank X Tolbert2 and Joan Winter. This group of both established and emerging artists evidences the breadth and originality of Texas artists working in the print world, and stretches the boundaries of traditional printmaking as they cultivate their oeuvre.  


JOURNEY FROM WITHIN: Ceramics by Linnis Blanton

December 12, 2015 through February 28, 2016  

Opening Reception: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Friday, December 18, 2015

This exhibition will feature the ceramic art of Linnis Blanton, Southeast Texas native and adjunct instructor of ceramics at Lamar University. He received his B.S. and B.F.A. from Lamar University, and worked as an art teacher in the Port Arthur Independent School District for thirty years prior to his current position at Lamar. Blanton is well known throughout the area for his ceramic vessels and sculptures that subconsciously reference figurative subjects and the organic elements of the natural world in his shape, texture and form. AMSET’s exhibition will focus on recent works by the artist and will be Blanton’s first exhibition with the museum. 


MAX BEAN: You've Got Mail / Art

January 28 through March 31, 2016
August 13 through November 1, 2015
Opening Reception: 2:00-4:00 p.m., Sunday, February 21, 2016

For more information on the exhibitions or reception, visit www.amset.org or call (409) 832-3432.


Above artwork:

Top: Linda Ridgway, Rrosa Se'lavy's Jacket, 2015, monoprint and graphite on paper, 42 1/2 x 37 1/2 inches

Middle: Linnis Blanton, Dreamscape, 2011, thrown and altered stoneware clay, sandblasted, 20 inches

Bottom: Max Bean, Untitled Envelope Art, mixed media


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