Vote now in the 2021 Best of San Antonio Readers Poll.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Southwest School of Art Unveils Collective Senior Thesis Exhibition

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 12:44 PM

click to enlarge COURTESY OF SOUTHWEST SCHOOL OF ART
  • Courtesy of Southwest School of Art
With San Antonio’s Tricentennial inspiring deeper looks into myriad aspects of our city — from its multilayered history to its evolution and enduring landmarks — the Southwest School of Art stands out as a local treasure that’s adapted with changing times. Following its foundation as a nonprofit in 1965 and relocation to the historic Ursuline Convent and Academy in 1971, the SSA expanded its campus by taking over a Sears Automotive Center in 1998 and rolled out an “intimate, intensive college degree program” in 2014.

Proudly the Lone Star State’s only independent art college, the SSA is about to unveil “All That Remains,” a collective senior thesis exhibition showcasing works by Gaby Borrego, Juan Zavala Castro, Ethan Gonzalez, Ayanna Sherri Denise Irek, Audrey LeGalley, Lauri Garcia Jones, Zachary Andrew Canestro Jones, Hailey Nichole Kuhn, Nicki Lucio, Abraham Alvarez Vasquez and Ali Wiesse.



Following the big reveal, all 11 members of this “legacy class” will receive hand-lettered diplomas and medals (crafted in the school’s metals studio) at an inaugural commencement ceremony with remarks from SSA President Paula Owen, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and noted artist Dario Robleto, among others.

Free, opening reception Sat, April 18 5:30-7:30pm, on view 9am-5pm Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm Sun through May 20, Southwest School of Art, Santikos Exhibition Galleries, 1201 Navarro St., (210) 200-8200, swschool.org. Get our top picks for the best events in San Antonio every Thursday morning. Sign up for our Events Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 16, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation