Join us for a lively conversation in the gallery with artist Candace Hicks and special guest artists Siera Hyte and Alicia Link moderated by Thao Votang. All will discuss the current exhibition as well as how artists use narrative and mystery in their work. TalkAbout is a program that facilitates casual conversations with artists and the people who inspire them. Beer & wine provided. Free & open to the public.
Candace Hicks holds an MFA from Texas Christian University and a BA from Austin College. Hicks’ work has recently shown at the Center for Book Arts, New York; Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO; Box 13 ArtSpace and Lawndale Art Center in Houston, TX; Pump Project in Austin, TX; and Living Arts in Tulsa, OK. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX.
Siera Hyte holds an MFA in Studio Art from The University of Texas at Austin. Her work has been widely exhibited at Cordova, Barcelona; Ellis King, Dublin; Essex Street and Queer Thoughts in New York; What Pipeline, Detroit; Egg Gallery, Chicago and Muscle Beach, Portland. Hyte currently lives and works in Austin.
Alicia Link received an MFA in Studio Art from The University of Texas at Austin in 2017 and earned a BFA in Painting from Boston University. Link has exhibited her work in Boston, Austin, and Brooklyn. In 2017, she was the recipient of a full fellowship to attend the Vermont Studio Center. Link currently lives and works in Austin.
Thao Votang earned a Master’s degree in Liberal Arts from St. Edwards University and holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin. She co-edited Conflict of Interest and co-founded Tiny Park. Votang is a writer based in Austin.