SAN ANGELO MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
  • 2013 Exhibits

    Oil and Water: Paintings by Marco Sassone

    Features visually compelling  urban landscapes by world renowned  Italian painter Marco Sassone, inspired by the relationship between reality as it is presented to us in the media and the reality of actual experience.

    Exhibition organized through Katharine T. Carter and Associates.

     

    Jayne Duryea: Glass in the Heart of Texas

    Presenting  three-dimensional  works  by Texas artist Jayne Duryea, focusing on light and color  with a deep connection to nature, created through traditional Italian glass blowing techniques.

     

    Para La Familia:

    Paintings by Ricardo Hernandez and Fidencio Duran features narrative works by two extraordinary Texas artists, who draw from their own personal and family histories to create their paintings.

     

    Future Lab

    The sixth installment of SAMFA’s popular Visions and Choices series, where the citizens of San Angelo are offered the chance to define and present their own concepts for the future of our community.

     

    West Texas Triangle: Danville Chadbourne

    A retrospective of the art of sculptor Danville Chadbourne. This exhibit will explore the artist's creative use and adaptation of vessel forms over the course of his career.

     

    Three Centuries of American Glass

    A survey of works, selected from SAMFA's newly acquired collections of glass, spanning from our Colonial Era through our post-World-War II period.

     

    Antelope Light: A Photographic Essay by Lisa F. Richardson

    January 12 through April 7, 2013

  • 2012 Exhibits

    September 14, 2012 - January 13, 2012

     

     

    National juried ceramic arts competition open to artists in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico

     

    February 16 thru April 9, 2012

  • 2011 Exhibits

  • 2010 Exhibits

    November 5, 2010 - January 9, 2011

     

    September 16  - October 24, 2010

     

    April 16 - June 20, 2010

     

    ART IN HARD TIMES

    February 4 - March 28, 2010

  • 2009 Exhibits

    Martelé: the Silver of Le Beau Monde

    December 16, 2009 - March 28, 2010

     

    Art and the Animal

    July 16, - September 6, 2009

     

    Different Directions Coming Together in Clay:

    Ceramics Invitational featuring ceramic artists Sunyong Chun, Joe Bova and Billy Ray Mangham

    April 17 - June 28, 2009

     

    Cone Box Show

    April 17 - June 28, 2009

     

    Mexico's Master Photographer: Manuel Álvarez Bravo Photographs from the Dave Hills Collection

    January 29 - April 5, 2009

     

    Russell Lee Photographs

    January 29 - April 5, 2009

     

    Assemblage & Collage: James Michael Starr

    January 29 - April 5, 2009

  • 2008 Exhibits

    "Texas in My Soul": A.C. Cook and the Hock Shop Collection

    November 20, 2008 - January 18, 2009

     

    Early Texas Art in the Concho Valley: The San Angelo Art Club was organized in 1928...

    November 20, 2008 - January 18, 2009

     

    Madonna as Muse: The Paintings of René Alvarado

    September 11 - November 9, 2008

     

    A Time of Remembrance: Latin American Religious Art

    September 11 - November 9, 2008

     

    Gloria Kisch: Nagas Installation

    July 10 - September 28, 2008

     

    Joe Barrington: Bull Installation

     

    Transitions and Continuations: Angelo State University Art Department Faculty Show

    July 10 - August 31, 2008

     

    Edward R. Broida Collection: A Collector on the Edge

    July 10 - August 31, 2008

     

    17th National Ceramic Competition

    April 18 - June 22, 2008

     

    George Ohr Rising: The Emergence of an American Master

    April 18 - June 22, 2008

     

    Moments in Nature: Paintings by Dixie Friend Gay

    January 17 - March 30, 2008

     

    Preceeding Order and Disorder: The Works of Ken Dixon

    January 17 - March 30, 2008

     

    Rooftop Sheep: Painted Fiberglass sheep by local artists

  • 2007 Exhibits

    Reflection of a Journey: Engravings After Karl Bodmer

    November 29, 2007 - March 23, 2008

     

    From Recycled to Rescued: The World of Skeeter and Linda Bockman

    November 29, 2007 - January 6, 2008

     

    The Gift: A lighthearted and warm look at the tradition of gift giving during the holiday season.

    November 29, 2007 - January 6, 2008

     

    Jeffrey Mongrain: Secrets and Revelations

    September 13 - November 18, 2007

     

    West Texas Triangle: Moroles

    July 4 - November 4, 2007

     

    Ceramic Invitational: Diffrent Directions, Multiplicity, Danville Chadbourne

    April 20 - June 27, 2007

     

    The Cupping Room: A collection of cups by leading artists donated to the museum
    by Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio

    February 1 - April 7, 2007

     

    Vernacular Sightings: Three photographers look at West Texas

    February 1 - April 7, 2007

     

    For the Love of Music: A salute to the wonderful arts and cultural community of San Angelo

    February 1 - April 7, 2007

     

    Art of Devotion: Latin American Religious Art in the Collection of
     the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

    This collection was donated to the museum by Mr. Fred Pottinger and curated by Rebecca Gomez.

    September 17, 2006 - January 14, 2007

     

    Art in Our Lives

    The First 25 Years of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

    September 23, 2006 - January 14, 2007

  • 2006 Exhibits

    Eugene Thurston: Portrait Painter of the Desert

    September 17 - November 5, 2006

     

    ASU Art Faculty: New Work

    July 7 -September 10, 2006

     

    Sedrick Huckaby: A Love Supreme

    July 7 -September 10, 2006

     

    Phil Simpson Rooftop Exhibit

     

    16th San Angelo Ceramic Competition

    In this biennial event over 1,000 entries submitted by ceramic artists across North America compete to be selected for an exhibit of just over 100 pieces representing a diverse cross-section of work

    April 21 - June 25, 2006

     

    A Gift for the Generations:

    On its 25th Anniversary the Museum celebrates its rapidly growing Permanent Collection of Fine Art

    February 3 - April 9, 2006

     

    The Rising Star of Texas: The Summers Collection of Early Texas Modernist Art

    February 3 - April 9, 2006

     

    Scenes and Stories of Early West Texas: Sketches by Dock Dilworth Parramore

    February 3 - April 9, 2006

     

    UNCOMMONPLACES: The Art of James Francis Gill

    October 6th 2005 to January 15th, 2006

  • 2005 Exhibits

    Visions of America

    250 Years of American Art Masterpieces

    July 3rd -September 25, 2005

    This permanent collection from the New Britain Museum of American Art includes 150 masterpieces spanning two hundred and fifty years of our nation's art history from John Singleton Copley, Frederic Church, Thomas Cole, Georgia O'Keeffe, Thomas Hart Benton, Sol LeWitt, to name a few. The collection is especially rich in American Impressionism. Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, Theodore Robinson, Childe Hassam, John Henry Twachtman, Julian Alden Weir, Willard Metcalf, Frank Benson, Frederick Frieseke, Richard Miller, Arthur Clifton Goodwin, Ernest Lawson, Maurice Prendergast, and Guy Wiggins are all well represented.

     

    Presented by the Beverly and Ben Stribling Special Exhibit Trust

     

     

    Different Directions: Coming Together in Clay 4

    April 15, 2005 to June 12, 2005

    An Invitational Ceramic Exhibit featuring:

    Bridget Hauser, James Watkins & Bill Wilhelmi

     

    The Cone Box Show

    April 15, 2005 to June 12, 2005

    The NCECA Cone Box Show featuring a wonderful collection of miniature ceramic objects, that originated and has been shown at the annual meeting of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.

     

    Seven Worlds:Veracruz Ceramics

    April 15, 2005 to June 12, 2005

    The exhibit comes to us from Mexico and presents the work of fifteen artists who currently live and work in the state of Veracruz.

     

    Out of the Earth: The Work of James Dowell

    January 28, 2005 to April 3, 2005

    Paintings by a contemporary Dallas artist

     

    The Tradition of the Hunt: A Noble Pastime

    January 28, 2005 to April 3, 2005

    16 to 19th Century Paintings and Prints from the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation

     

    19th Century Maritime Watercolors

    January 28, 2005 to April 3, 2005

    A Collection of Nautical Scenes from Joan and Frank Rose

     

    MEXICAN CALENDAR LEGENDS

    La leyenda de los Cromos

    November 20, 2004 to January 16, 2005

    on loan from Museo Soumaya, Mexico City

    An exhibit featuring over 60 rare oil paintings, chromium prints

    and articles from the vast archives of Galas de Mexico.

     

    Selections from the Serie Print Project

    November 20, 2004 to January 16, 2005

    Original silkscreen prints created at Coronado Studio

     

    Windows Into Heaven: Russian Icons

    from the 18th - Early 20th Century

    September 25 - November 14, 2004

  • 2004 Exhibits

    Bryan Collier: Defining Moments

    This exhibit was organized by the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature and was made possible by a grant from the San Angelo Area Foundation.

    November 16, 2006 - January 14, 2007

     

    Sacred Russian Castings: Metal Icons and Crosses

    from the 11th to the 19th Century

    September 25, 2004 to November 14, 2004

     

    Charles Pebworth

    September 25 - November 14, 2004

    Retrospective

     

    Paintings and Collages by Nadezda Prvulovic

    July 8 - September 19, 2004

     

    SIX:

    July 8 - September 12, 2004

    Angelo State University Art Department Faculty

     

    Dialogue Series:

    July 8 - September 19, 2004

    The Contemplative Work of Lynn Roylance

     

    Some Waves Spark Stone

    Sculpture will remain on rooftop terrace through June

     

    The 15th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition

    April 15 - June 20th, 2004

     

    The Brilliant Eye and Deft Hand of Mary Margaret Pipkin

    January 8th, 2004 until March 21st, 2004

     

    Don't Fence Me In: Paintings by Frank Reaugh

    January 8th, 2004 until March 21st, 2004

    on loan from the Panhandle - Plains Historical Museum

     

    Contemporary American Printmakers

    February 12, 2004 to March 14, 2004

    Sponsored by the Southern Graphics Council

  • 2003 Exhibits

    The Face of Texas

    December 7th, 2003 to March 21st, 2004

    Photographs of Texas and Texans by Michael O'Brien

Past Exhibits

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