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Ann Johnson
Converse: Real Talk
May 7 - August 18, 2016


Ann Johnson wants to have face-to-face conversation. This installation resembles an outdoor park. Visitors are invited to sit and discuss words in her tree sculptures such as Ferguson and immigration. Johnson brings her experimental process that includes intaglio on sycamore leaves, text prints, transparencies and found objects. She addresses African American genealogy, folklore and legacy. Her delicate sensitivity to texture & uniquely combined elements create moments that feel intimate while simultaneously addressing broad social issues. Johnson’s exhibit will entice and provoke.


Converse: Real Talk - A Spoken Word Poetry Jam
Wednesday, July 27 at 7:00 PM

Join us for a night of inspiring and moving performances featuring Kelene Blake-Fallon, Sade Jones, Shanitra Harris, Marzai Sadler, and Sunni Soper.

Reacting to the themes presented in Ann Johnson's Converse: Real Talk, performance artists will present their work in a reflective environment.


Red Dot Art Spree
September 8 - 21, 2016

Opening Reception:

21st Annual Red Dot Art Spree. In the art world, red dot means "sold".  For art lovers and party people in Austin, the Red Dot Art Spree means red-hot buys of original works of art at $750 or less and a night of creative fun at Women & Their Work.  Proceeds from Red Dot support our extensive arts education programs and year-round   exhibitions, performances and other events that we offer free to the Austin community.