Blue Star Contemporary invites the community to join us on Thursday, October 5 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. for the opening reception of two new exhibitions.  

Home Bodies features artists whose practice and work are informed by and melded with home life and family experience.  At 7:00 p.m., artist Courtney Kessel (along with her daughter Chloe) will perform In Balance With. 

Also opening that evening, Origins, Rations, Extractions features artists Gissette Padilla and Paula Luttringer, whose work focuses on under-observed examples of two South American governments’ effects on place and people.  

Additionally, our MOSAIC Student Artists will debut a new exhibition in their Gallery.  Thank you, our neighbors in King William Association, for your ongoing support of this important creative youth development program!  If you miss Thursday’s opening, please join us on October 6 for First Friday.

On October 26 at 6:00 p.m., please join us at the Michael and Noémi Neidorff Art Gallery at Trinity University’s Dicke Art Building for the opening reception of Jennifer Ling Datchuk’s Girl You Can.  This new exhibition features video, ceramics, photography and other mixed media works inspired by beauty and identity.  Jennifer participated in BSC’s Berlin Residency Program in the 2015-2016 cycle.

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BSC now has extended hours: Thursday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  We hope to see you soon!


- Elaine Leahy
Development Manager, Blue Star Contemporary